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I Have a Place In My Heart For Broken People

...cries she with silent lips, "give me your tired, your poor, your huddled masses yearning to be free, the wretched refuse of your teeming shore"... 6,372 People

    When I was broken I had nobody to listen to me

    I have become strong because of what I have been through I know how it hurts when your pals have no time for you I know how it kills and make us cry I don't want you to have the same feeling I don't want you to get hurt I don't want you to cry all alone you are not alone if you...
    meninwomen meninwomen 22-25, M Oct 5, 2014

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    I have a place in my heart

    for Broken People because I am one of them and I hurt so deeply without anyone there to listen or truly understand. So I decide to be their listening ear, their open arms, their crutch, the glue to mend their broken hearts, and their shoulder to cry on. I think in doing this, in...
    JustMe1214 JustMe1214 18-21 2 Responses Jun 23

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    Yesterday a close friend was telling me about

    his personal problems.His wife passed away in 2011 and his Mom recently.Now there is no one to care for him.I told him that I think it is our struggles that make us more aware that we are still alive .Also that we have great strength to overcome our problems.
    whitesunshine87 whitesunshine87 51-55, F 1 Response Feb 20

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    Dawn comes. I have heart.

    I get up. Do you have heart? I need you to. Hold fast to the light and if you can't reach out your hand and let me pull you up. Don't let go I beg you
    grommit3 grommit3 36-40, F 5 Responses Apr 21

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    It's not hard to find "someone",

    but it's almost impossible to find "the one". And the person you choose to love...will they love you back with the same passion and intensity?
    deleted deleted 26-30 5 Responses Dec 8, 2014

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    I don't want to fix you.

    I'd love to be able to hug you hard enough to make all your broken pieces fit back together, but you're shattered and I don't like being touched. So, when you need me, call. At three in the morning, while I'm at work or school, or in the middle of a holiday. It doesn't matter...
    FoolOfATook FoolOfATook 16-17 1 Response May 12

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    There is a special place in my heart reserved

    specifically for broken people. The kind of people that have been wrote off by the world, dismissed, used, abused, abandoned and struggling to stay sane. The kind of people that just need a little love and nurturing. The kind of people that need someone to show an initiative and...
    15ShadesOfBlue 15ShadesOfBlue 16-17, F 2 Responses Jun 17

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    Shattered Dreams

    how can i not have a place in my heart for all the broken souls, when i am too, a broken person? the greatest lesson of suffering, is that it gives us a brutal recognition that we are all fragile,all incomplete and we all experience the devastation of loss. but no matter what...
    shenightowl shenightowl 51-55, F 3 Responses Oct 17, 2011

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    love is a wonderful feeling,

    am living the life i meant for me.thanks to dr faust a spell caster i met here..my love life is back..thanks Faust..if u are having issues in any issues of life.......thanks to him my husband came back.give him a try +447035914441
    rosemyers rosemyers 51-55, F Aug 17

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    I have always been broken was abused by

    biological parents then adoptive tortured me til was 15 than foster parents everyone told me I was unlovable and unhuggable taught me to b numb not feel not cry nit get angry pretend I'm fine all the time cover bruises don't tell what daddy does every night now I have a heart to...
    unspankablebrat80 unspankablebrat80 31-35, F 1 Response Dec 2, 2014

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    Brokeness is the human condition no matter how

    you think about it. I mean look around us this is inevitable. Knowledge brings sorrow but we can also achieve enlightenment, widom, courage.
    TANQ247 TANQ247 26-30, M 2 Responses Jun 17

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    Of course you would have to be truly broken to

    understand how someone who's broken would feel.
    Amethyst09 Amethyst09 18-21, F 3 Responses Feb 16

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    A Broken Spirit.

    To break a bone in any part of your body mean's a trip to the doctor, a cast and heal time. But there is no cast or splint for a broken spirit. To be beat down by life and circumstance's to a point that the heart is gone from you is a sad thing to see in anybody. I know because I...
    Robert1256 Robert1256 51-55, M 13 Responses Sep 26, 2010

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    Well I met a beautiful soul

    and she was so broken . Reaching out to whoever she could hold on to . I never knew how that was until she chose me . It was a full time job but I couldn't let her down. I now know that you can be there for someone but telling them I love you or saying I will always be there won...
    Saras905 Saras905 22-25, F 3 Responses Jan 6

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    BeautifulUs BeautifulUs 18-21, F 5 Responses Feb 10, 2014

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    I'M HERE 4 all of you !

    ! Pm if you want to talk
    deleted deleted 26-30 Feb 16

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    I have a place for them.

    ...I can relate what they are going through....familiar with the pain...being through so much hell myself, the similar language is spoken. I will never say I understand but can relate.I try and offer my help if I can, reaching out to the ones that are broken. I am always here to...
    SassyBabe39 SassyBabe39 41-45, F Dec 2, 2014

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    Only those that have been truly destroyed

    understand the value of life and love. They know how fragile it is and how fast it can be to lose it all. I think they fight to fix what is broken instead of throwing it away. But for some reason I've also met broken people that don't correspond to this image at all.
    Infinitynova Infinitynova 26-30, M 2 Responses Feb 15

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    Strangely Comforting..

    Broken people. I know so many. Maybe thats why my heart is so full? Its taken up by all these damaged souls. I think everybody is broken, in some way or another. I find it comforting, as strange as that may sound, because it makes me realise that we all have a past that we may...
    FinallyBeingReal FinallyBeingReal 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 12, 2012

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    Hate to say it this way,

    but the more broken you are, the harder I try and glue your pieces back together. I have this overwhelming need to be there for the people that need a friend the most. I guess because I never want people to feel the way I used to; ALONE. I was broken myself, and still am a...
    Nicki617 Nicki617 18-21, F 4 Responses Apr 8

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    The Broken Can Heal The Broken.

    I myself am a broken person working hard to make herself feel whole again. I used to be angry about why the things that happened to me happened, Id cry and scream that it was unfair. It took a long time for me to come to the realization that the broken can best help the broken...
    CassieWritesLove CassieWritesLove 18-21, F 13 Responses Jul 24, 2010

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    My Heart.

    I have always had a place in my heart for broken people. I empathize with them. I know how it feels to hurt. I can always tell by the look on their face, or the tone of their voice, that something is wrong. So I try to make them smile. I might be the only person that tries to...
    MissLefroy MissLefroy 18-21, F 27 Responses Mar 30, 2011

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    Well, the title should read "I had a place in

    my heart for broken people". I just recently broke up with someone after 7 years. We were "madly in love" and even got engaged. Realistically though, I kind of just felt bad for him. I mean, our relationship was never easy. I should start off by saying I had a great family life...
    itsmeeve itsmeeve 26-30, F 1 Response Jun 16

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    May all those broken heart get peace.

    Their heart once again become soft. They enjoy their life as they used to or may be more than that.
    Somexyz Somexyz 26-30, M May 4

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    if anyone ever feels the need to talk to

    someone i am a open book and a good listener msg me here or add me on bbm:7924971A
    Noobdemolisher19 Noobdemolisher19 16-17, M Dec 27, 2014

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    I know how it feels. I would love to help

    someone who is broken. I know it will comfort my heart too. <3
    Somexyz Somexyz 26-30, M 3 Responses Jan 23

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    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Jul 19

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    The Gift To Help Heal

    For as long as I can remember broken people have been drawn to me. It use to freak me out when people I didn't know would share their pain with me. I didn't understand because I don't trust people so It always surprised and amazed me how much people always trusted me. After...
    sexxydiva sexxydiva 36-40, F 13 Responses Sep 16, 2011

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    We're all broken in way

    or another. And, we're all in this life together. It's never my place to try to "fix," "change," or "heal" someone else. I can offer my love, support and encouragement. If those gifts are accepted and/or returned is entirely up to the other person.
    CurvesandClass CurvesandClass 41-45, F 7 Responses May 18

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    Concerned About What This Means About Me

    In part, I love that I have compassion for "broken" people. But, does it mean that I have some sort of psychosis for this? I suppose as long as I not exclusively drawn to these types I'm ok. Afterall, I think everyone is "messed up" in some way or another. It is another trait...
    justbeit justbeit 51-55, M 5 Responses Jun 8, 2012

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    I would consider myself broken at this point.

    Especially emotionally ): I am trying to raise money to go into treatment for my eating disorder. I have no immediate relatives to help as I was in foster care. I cannot afford this on my own and my insurance doesn't cover the fees. Anything would be so much appreciated even a...
    lonelygurl92 lonelygurl92 22-25, F Jan 18

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    Acceptance

    I can be annoyed and angry with the way some people behave - but I try to always have compassion for them. I don't know what circumstances they come from, what they deal with day to day in their lives and in their head. And I really believe that people do the best they can with...
    applethunder applethunder 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 30, 2012

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    TheNettyBird TheNettyBird 51-55, F Jul 9

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    One day a farmer’s donkey fell down into a

    well. The animal cried piteously for hours as the farmer tried to figure out what to do. Finally he decided the animal was old and the well needed to be covered up anyway it just wasn’t worth it to retrieve the donkey. He invited all his neighbors to come over and help him...
    AJAY2404 AJAY2404 31-35, M 1 Response Jan 12, 2014

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    4biandu 4biandu 31-35, F 6 Responses Aug 5

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    They Need Some Love. Don't They?

    I always believe that we humans (even animals) have inherent nature to care for other people. We all are born with this quality. If is just after the social conditioning that we somehow suppress this quality. Some of us become emotionless. Some of us become too emotional. Most of...
    Somexyz Somexyz 26-30, M 2 Responses Nov 18, 2013

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    everyone is broken. Some are just worse

    and others can't even be fixed. But we learn to be like that and live like that because maybe, being broken is actually what life is and if you aren't broken then you are not living. Maybe brokenness is tragically beautiful. Maybe we are all meant to be broken.
    sylviaplath01 sylviaplath01 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 30, 2014

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    Once you've been broken yourself,

    and have in most ways recovered...you never forget what it was like, and thus, anyone you sense is going through some rough/emotional/painful stuff is someone to be helped...It's as simple as that.
    immortalspirit immortalspirit 31-35, M 3 Responses Dec 1, 2014

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    There are many around me with broken hearts.

    Those who have loved someone and gave completely of themselves, only to be told it wasn't good enough. I to am one of these... I wish I could take the pain away and mend their broken hearts. Each one so beautiful, each one so unique, each heart a gift to this world and...
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses May 15, 2014

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    Being broken is an opportunity.

    It is a chance to take your spirit and become something new, To not just grow, but to change. Some take the opportunity to build themselves into something stronger and better. Some wallow in despair and fill theirselves with sadness or hate. But anyone who survives being...
    thatonewoman thatonewoman 26-30, F Feb 15

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    My Pain

    there are many broken people walking this planet every day, i once was one of them, and now my son is another.he is suffering deeply, and is in the throes of a major depression. i too have been there, and i would take his place now if i could, knowing fron experience that it is...
    shenightowl shenightowl 51-55, F 4 Responses Nov 16, 2012

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    I dont know why but i Love hearing peoples

    storys so if you need help or advice im here to help😊
    LeviCroll LeviCroll 13-15, F Jul 8, 2014

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    People who got hurt are not weak.

    It just happened with them. I always thought I was emotionally strong till I hit rock bottom. I was so unaware of how being hurt feel. Now , I know. I never felt so pain. I learned a lot from that. It was a tough journey. I am still recovering. But I have started feeling...
    Somexyz Somexyz 26-30, M 1 Response Apr 22

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    hellokitty206 hellokitty206 18-21 1 Response Feb 16

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    I Have A Special Place For Those Of You Who....

    Have been picked on for being different, or having different interests, those of you who have loved with your whole heart and gotten hurt, those of you who keep trying even though you say you're ready to give up, those of you who feel like no one supports you or understands you...
    explainit2me explainit2me 26-30, F 4 Responses Sep 5, 2010

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    When I was a little girl I had an experience,

    a nightmarish, skincrawling experience with someone who was a friend of my dad's. This man must have been 100, at least in my tiny mind he looked like it. His face bore the tale of years in the sun and his teeth were a few rotten knobs of yellow wood. He was friendly but...
    bfwife2 bfwife2 36-40, F 2 Responses