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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"... 6,999 People

    Being broken myself I can relate to people

    who are broken as well..physical and mental pain and anguish can destroy a kind hearted person to the core of their gentle soul...  
    AfanOfbigNaturals AfanOfbigNaturals 46-50, M Jan 20

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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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    I'm always trying to help someone,

    when I can't even help myself ..
    brayhix brayhix 22-25, F 10 Responses Sep 18, 2015

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    I know what it feels like to be bitter

    and alone, with no one to ever ask about how I am. I hate to see others go through that, especially when they have done nothing wrong, or are trying their best to make up for whatever they did. I hate to see people who are broken from how cruel life has been to them, many people...
    EnigmaticExistence21 EnigmaticExistence21 16-17, F 4 Responses Dec 22, 2015

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    It makes me sad to see people in the prison of

    bitterness... what a bad place to be.
    3rdday 3rdday 51-55, M Dec 11, 2015

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    I believe ones whove had their hearts broken

    would know the true value of love :)
    deleted deleted 26-30 5 Responses Jan 17

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    I see so much of myself in them.

    We can't be magically fixed, but maybe we can help each other grow new ways that make us stronger than before.
    Jillbill8 Jillbill8 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 22, 2015

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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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    The sweetest of all sounds is

    that of the voice of the woman we love.
    rcv2629 rcv2629 22-25, M Oct 15, 2015

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    Because at some point in all of are lives we

    have had to face something nobody lives a perfect life. Being broken means you were forced to change and there was no way around it. It's not pleasant but often times it's necessary to move to the next level. Being broken doesn't mean staying stuck however some people use that...
    LVibes LVibes 36-40, F 1 Response Oct 25, 2015

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    I believe that imagination is stronger

    than knowledge. That myth is more potent than history. That dreams are more powerful than facts. That hope always triumphs over experience. That laughter is the only cure for grief. And I believe that love is stronger than death.
    rcv2629 rcv2629 22-25, M Oct 16, 2015

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    rcv2629 rcv2629 22-25, M 1 Response Oct 26, 2015

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    For the most part, that message hasn't changed

    a lot over the years - love is still love, and heartbreak is still heartbreak.
    rcv2629 rcv2629 22-25, M 2 Responses Oct 22, 2015

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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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    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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    There is no point to blame yourself forever,

    regret for a while and then move on.
    rcv2629 rcv2629 22-25, M Oct 25, 2015

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    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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    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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    Spend more of your time in the present moment.

    You'll feel lighter, things will feel easier and you'll be more alert to appreciate the small wonders of everyday life
    rcv2629 rcv2629 22-25, M 1 Response Nov 26, 2015

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    Count the garden by the flowers,

    never by the leaves that fall. Count your life with smiles and not the tears that roll-Important things are those that make you feel happy and make you smile, count them.
    rcv2629 rcv2629 22-25, M 1 Response Oct 25, 2015

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    I think the reason I feel

    for them is because I have been broken. I have had so many things happen to me, but they have taught me to understand, and to not judge others for their pain.
    ZenGrrrlLioNESS ZenGrrrlLioNESS 46-50, F 1 Response Dec 4, 2015

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    Last week, I gave my last few dollars to a

    homeless guy I saw panhandling in the middle of a busy intersection. I was waiting at the light, saw him and rolled down the window to hand him the cash. His eyes were so grateful...It touched me deeply because, as a child, I experienced homelessness. Had it not been for my...
    PassiveActivist PassiveActivist 70+, F 1 Response Jan 17

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    I myself am very damaged emotionally.

    And physically. Long story. So I can make room in my heart for anyone else out there who is broken.
    Wolflover1999 Wolflover1999 16-17, M Nov 7, 2015

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    Because I am broken and always will be,

    I can understand where they are coming from.
    ErraticSarcastic ErraticSarcastic 26-30, F 2 Responses Oct 25, 2015

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    I've perhaps had an epiphany.

    .. Maybe instead of trying to heal from the heartache she's caused I should push in the other direction and embrace it. After too much pain is caused, the body seems to ignore a great deal of it. Why not emotional pain? I'm starting to think she's caused enough to deaden my...
    Fox44 Fox44 36-40, M 1 Response Jan 5

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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, 2015

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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 6 Responses May 18, 2015

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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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    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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    I wanted to spread love

    wherever I go, and I feel as if I have plenty of hearts in my pockets so I want to give it to others that show their true self to me. I felt as if I'm gonna burst heart because my heart is full of love and understanding for broken, lost and depressed people. I love to see the...
    greenamythese77 greenamythese77 18-21, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    Not once during that time had I stopped to

    think about what I wanted. My fear of being alone far outweighed any desire to get to know myself, so I continued on from one relationship to the next, wondering with the ending of each one why it had failed. Of course, I blamed all of them. There couldn?t possibly have been...
    rcv2629 rcv2629 22-25, M Oct 24, 2015

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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, 2015

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    rcv2629 rcv2629 22-25, M Oct 29, 2015

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    I am here to talk issues.

    ..not saying I can fix yours or mine but....sure would do me a world of good to get this stuff off my mind and I am a good listener too. Hugs
    jewel40 jewel40 36-40, M 1 Response Nov 11, 2015

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

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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, 2015

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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...
    BleuReign BleuReign 16-17, F 2 Responses Jun 17, 2015

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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, 2015

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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, F 1 Response May 12, 2015

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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 2 Responses Feb 16, 2015

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    I feel we can all relate

    as we have all been there. I feel an extra urge, though, to bring the broken under my wing. Not because I'm some kind of guru of yogi, but because I know I care enough to help them get through whatever it is that's gotten them so broke feeling. I have this lump in my chest as...
    KingCharming420 KingCharming420 26-30, M 1 Response Sep 19, 2015

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    Remember that this situation is not your final

    destination, one day you will be happy again and may be, even happier than ever!
    rcv2629 rcv2629 22-25, M Oct 26, 2015

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    rcv2629 rcv2629 22-25, M 1 Response Oct 14, 2015

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    We waste time looking

    for the perfect lover, instead of creating the perfect love.
    rcv2629 rcv2629 22-25, M 2 Responses Oct 12, 2015

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