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I Had A Day That Changed My Life Forever

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    Imagine your worst fear, the one thing that you think if it ever happened to you, you'd want to die. Then, imagine that though your fear happens to less than.1% of all surgical patients, you happen to be one of those .1%ers. That's me. The name of my worst fear/ nightmare is...
    Pebbles1982 Pebbles1982 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 31, 2012

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    The day I left my home country

    because my dad got a job offer in Europe. I still cry about it 3 years later at 17. I made ZERO friends after that. Everyone was so rude and artificial. Hbu?
    Ilovecharlie Ilovecharlie 16-17, M May 2

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    I ended up relapsing

    after 2 weeks of being clean from meth. I truly believed at the beginning that this would be my final and most success attempt at staying sober. But towards the end of my two week run, the temptation I had been fighting so hard to beat finally drove me to use. The depression...
    addictionbarbie addictionbarbie 18-21, F 4 Responses May 25

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