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I Have a Scar

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    I can't even believe i can say this but it's been 5 months with no self harm n all the scars are starting to fade. Life feels finally worth it
    laceyaliyah laceyaliyah 13-15, F 7 Responses 6 days ago

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    I call my scars, battle wounds because it shows that I have fought something and conquered it. For me all of my scars are from surgeries. I have 5 scars all made in the same month...
    sassysarah98 sassysarah98 13-15, F 8 Responses Feb 1

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    An Old Story - Revisited And Reposted. - I possess a whole medley of scars, not just one. Some through accident, some through blatant tomfoolery and others through choice and...
    WittyDittyInc WittyDittyInc 26-30 4 Responses Apr 7, 2013

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    I have many scars. Most notably the ones on my chest. I was in the marine corps and a friend of mine stepped on a IED. He's gone and they dug pieces of it and him out of my chest...
    largemuscledmale largemuscledmale 36-40, M 1 Response Mar 24

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    I have a scar from the third grade when I fell on the school playground and the knee was left without a piece of skin. It was a very deep hole, and I have a scar that is plenty to...
    FUFLOOTA FUFLOOTA 13-15, F Mar 23

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    I had surgery on my bright breast when I was 11. Now I have a ugly scar. I hate it. I don't wear bikinis anymore because it's visible
    princesskatara princesskatara 22-25, F 3 Responses 17 hrs ago

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    It's On My Heart - Not all scars are visible, some are deep inside, not showing where others may see, until they are in your heart.
    308shooter 308shooter 56-60, M 13 Responses May 16, 2012

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    Had a tumor removed from my right breast. So I call it "Frankenboob".
    ExecutiveAsst ExecutiveAsst 46-50, F 1 Response Feb 9

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    Scars - We all have scars, inside and out. We have freckles from sun exposure, emotional trigger points, broken bones, and broken hearts. However our scars manifest, we need not...
    Curiouscee Curiouscee 46-50, F 3 Responses Nov 18, 2013

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    i have a tiny scar on my wrist but my parents say its a birth mark but i dont think birth marks bulge but it looks like a l and i think my sister bit me really hard when i was...
    wwefan332 wwefan332 13-15, M Apr 9

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    I have a scar from making soup with my shirt off. It bubbled and got onto my stomach. I didn't want to just wipe it off because I knew the skin would go with it. So I rushed to the...
    mrclean69 mrclean69 18-21, M Mar 22

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    When I was small child, I had open heart surgery. I was only 3 years old and I had a septum dysfunction. My family and all my loved ones almost lost me forever. I almost died. What...
    Shoptaw Shoptaw 16-17, M 3 Responses Dec 1, 2013

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    I've looked at it (even they did) and seen the heart I carved on my wrist. What separates it in two.. is the red arrow that goes through. I remember when it bled out how much it...
    Jakalope Jakalope 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 30

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    Lucia And Me. - One day i was babysitting my three year old cousin Lucia. We were laying on the couch watching barbie princess, and i was holding her in my arms. Lucia:Han-han...
    SilentlyLost SilentlyLost 18-21, F 5 Responses Nov 18, 2012

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    I have two scars, and how I got them both are a little embarrassing hahah. Once when I was laying on my tummy, writing with a double ended pencil, I sneezed and stabbed myself on...
    lilqueenbee lilqueenbee 18-21, F 2 Responses 18 hrs ago

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    I got my scar while serving in Iraq. I was near an IED explosion and naturally when it happened, i tried to cover my face with my right arm. Well, i caught some shrapnel to my...
    username407 username407 26-30, M 4 Responses Feb 16

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    I got necrotizing fasciitis in my right arm, back and shoulder, AKA, the flesh eating bacteria, 2 years ago. Doctors suspected I got it from the mouth during some intense root...
    tikimon tikimon 46-50, M 1 Response a week ago

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    Every Scar Tells A Story - I cut for a true reason. Not for attention and not to copy anyone. I cut because the physical pain feels a thousand times better than the emotional pain...
    BKenney BKenney 16-17, F 3 Responses Nov 20, 2013

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    When i was shot the had to stich it up but know there is a scar there that any time i touch it hurts like ****
    Nikki978 Nikki978 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 7

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    i have so many physical scars i cant count them. i use to cut. i cut for more than 15yrs. so u can imagine there are plenty of scars over that many yrs. they are my battle scars...
    hallowedwillow hallowedwillow 26-30, F 3 Responses Apr 3

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    Quite a few actually. I'll never cover them or have them removed, each one tells a story, and makes me nostalgic. 1" gash above my eye, three below it; 4" cut down my forearm, a...
    sturmgewher44 sturmgewher44 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 8

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    I have a lot of scars from self harming, being shot twice, and from being stabbed
    onomaine onomaine 22-25, M 1 Response Apr 7

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    How do I get ride of a scars on my legs ?
    cyma2911 cyma2911 18-21, F 5 Responses Apr 8

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    Dont Be Ashamed - i have about 290 scars that cover my wrists and parts of my upper arms.i am not proud that i used to cut myself but i am not ashamed of my scars.in my opinion no...
    alex1999 alex1999 13-15, F 2 Responses Oct 20, 2013

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    On my mouth a very small one you can't see it if you didn't stare a thin white line. My left arm there's a small patch of a square shape with uneven skin color. It's all...
    GrumpyGrouchy GrumpyGrouchy 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 7

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    I have several, I have one along my lip, one on my neck, one round one on my face, one on my thigh, ankle, hands, arm wrist (from an operation i know what you were thinking). And...
    CharleighBrazil CharleighBrazil 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 3

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    Most are on my legs and arms. And they all came from an amazing childhood!
    Rosieeeee Rosieeeee 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 31, 2013

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    Proud Of My Scar - I decided, many years ago, that I'd make my wreck a cool thing. This was tricky since I was hit by a drunk driver and it wasn't my fault (except if you listened...
    mistressmonique mistressmonique 46-50, F 19 Responses Oct 15, 2012

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    I have a lot actually. Covering my left wrist, part of my right. On both thighs, hips, my left rib cage, and my left ankle. I'll never be able to explain the pain that it took for...
    TheUglyBelle TheUglyBelle 18-21, F 4 Responses Dec 8, 2013

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    I have scars you can see on the outside and scars you cannot see on the inside.
    Booksaremypassion Booksaremypassion 41-45, F 3 Responses Mar 25

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    I have many but one is the most obvious but often missed. I was 4 yrs old, telling friends I would see them soon at the lake. I started back to my grandma's house as mom was...
    kdone kdone 31-35, F 2 Responses Mar 30

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    Battle Wounds. Hundreds, make that THOUSANDS of them. Granted, a lot of them are on top of each other or have faded so it doesn't look like that many, but they're there. Every scar...
    TheCrookedYoung TheCrookedYoung 13-15, F 3 Responses Dec 1, 2013

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    My Dad Died - Everyday i have to live with it and think i could have done something , i blame myself every day . When i was 12 ( a year and 3 quarters ago) my father died . He was...
    mckenziecierraa mckenziecierraa 13-15, F 12 Responses Oct 20, 2013

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    I have a huge scar near my groin from when I was in the military but I saved a lot of lives that day
    bubba2069 bubba2069 31-35, M 2 Responses Apr 3

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    When it all is done and everyone is gone I sit here and ponder of what is really real Listening to a song Over and over Now laying on the floor My heart feels sore Me looking up...
    vvebcame vvebcame 16-17, F 2 Responses Jan 1

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    It was the week before my senior year that it happened. I lost the tip of my left middle finger. It's was all over. All of the countless hours struggling over the piano, viola, and...
    minidisaster minidisaster 18-21, F 4 Responses Dec 10, 2013

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    i have one close to my eye when i ran into the edge of table when i was little
    CESARR7 CESARR7 16-17, M 1 Response Apr 7

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    Having a scar means you've healed. You didn't perish.
    mlava mlava 26-30, F 2 Responses Jan 21

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    I could not read my book, I still can not recall what I have learnt, I had inability to write any notes, it is hard to think clearly with gloomy thoughts and unable to focus to...
    TrueServant TrueServant 22-25, M Mar 28

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    I have 300 scars. 200 on my wrists to my shoulders. 57on my thighs and 43 on my stomach. Just because of 13 years of life... I tried to kill myself in my last year of primary...
    monster04 monster04 13-15, F 7 Responses Nov 29, 2013

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    A Scar? More Like Many...but Here Goes. - I am accident prone and a little clumsy..just call me grace :) I have a scar under my left eye that I got in my childhood when my...
    luckypickle luckypickle 26-30 183 Responses Aug 30, 2009

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    When i was little, like 12 or something a dog bit me in the arm, it was a french poodle; Honestly today when i remember that bite i laugh a lot also the people that get to know the...
    FunnyEnglish FunnyEnglish 22-25, F 1 Response a week ago

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    18 Scars And Counting - I'm 20 years old and have 18 scars from 5 surgeries in the past 2 years. I have three more surgeries scheduled and will have many more following for as long...
    Lcervetto Lcervetto 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 21, 2013

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    ... on my chin from when I was a teenager and I fell off my bike. It was a pretty bad wipe out. I was riding really fast down a hill and somehow lost control and went flying over...
    dub000 dub000 26-30, M 1 Response 19 hrs ago

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    Yeah, when I was in high school a semi–truck hit me and i put my head through the window. I was knocked out but then I came to and started driving again. I was unaware of what I...
    ZeroCircle ZeroCircle 31-35, M 1 Response Feb 2

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    Scars - Some people go to the dermatologist to get rid of a scar. Others use concealer and makeup to hide their scars. The lengths we go through to hide ones scars. But not to...
    ash1a ash1a 22-25, F 5 Responses Nov 12, 2013

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    I have scars on my arm from Self-Harming. I don't hate them. Yeah, I wish I had less, but I wouldn't trade them. In fact, I think they're pretty ways of reminding me that I...
    AmberJoy96 AmberJoy96 18-21, F 2 Responses Feb 23

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    Whenever I injure myself - no matter how little it seems to scar, but I am going to tell you about a specific one I remember. Back in December 2008 a few days before Christmas I...
    oldfashionedromantic oldfashionedromantic 18-21, F Apr 3

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    My ex boyfriend once gave a 2 roses. 11 were real and one was fake, and said that when the last rose dies I will stop loving you.
    roella roella 22-25, F 3 Responses Jan 13

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    umm ok so. recently broke out a bit and I'm more light complected so a lot of my acne scarred. like bright red blemishes. any advice in getting rid of them? Right now I just...
    AndyOceans AndyOceans 18-21, M 2 Responses Apr 8

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    i struggled with cutting for years (2007-2010)i never had noticeable scars. i stopped cutting for 3 years with only a minor slip up twice. in october i started cutting again and...
    jnenifer jnenifer 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 24

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