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    During a sexually act with my ex,

    she accidentally slipped off the end of the bed and bit my manhood. I have been physically scarred ever since :(
    scottdominic94 scottdominic94 18-21, M 3 Responses Apr 9

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    Most are on my legs and arms.

    And they all came from an amazing childhood!
    CaribbeanEmpress CaribbeanEmpress 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 31, 2013

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    TenderBeauty TenderBeauty 26-30, F 7 Responses 4 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. The biggest scar is on my back from scoliosis surgery. I thought that would be my only scar. Well, I had complications and I...
    sassysarah98 sassysarah98 16-17, F 7 Responses Feb 1, 2014

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    My Scars

    Every scar tells a story and the story is always interesting, unique, and personal. Our scars become part of who we are and tell of what it took to get here. My most prominent scars tell the story of a car accident I had several years ago and how I had to learn to stand and...
    aurora11 aurora11 31-35, F 2 Responses Apr 12, 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 to all of my older Christian relatives-"What was she doing out so late?").After some years of people looking down on...
    mistressmonique mistressmonique 46-50, F 22 Responses Oct 15, 2012

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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 3 Responses Apr 3, 2014

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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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    i have a scar in my heart,

    it hurts when i press it.
    ifeelsorryforme ifeelsorryforme 22-25, F 2 Responses Apr 9

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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 as I may live. I'm not writing this for sympathy but to tell you to embrace your scars. Scars are badges of courage not...
    OkayQuestionMark OkayQuestionMark 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 21, 2013

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    I somehow managed to fall headfirst through a

    glass cabinet when I was 2. I had to get stitches on my right temple, eyelid, and cheek. It's no big deal, though. Most of the time I forget it's even there.
    IReallyNeedALife IReallyNeedALife 16-17, M 4 Responses Feb 19

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    So, when I was about 4 years old,

    I went to preschool. We had this little playground thing and I was trying to get up to the top to slide and this kid was easing with a toy tractor on the slide. He rolled it up the slide and BAM! It hit me right where the middle of my glasses cover it up.
    6356kk 6356kk 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 5

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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 16-17, F 7 Responses Apr 10, 2014

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    More of an emotional

    and psychological scar. My life was f'd up and still is. I needed extra help but didn't get it when I needed it. I have developed trust issues.
    zarpanzur zarpanzur 26-30, M 5 days ago

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    I have a scar on the side of my knee due to a

    knife that has a hook at the end. (As in the pic I added). I got the scar about 2 years ago and all during the day me and my friend were getting high on meth with a bunch of other people. One of the guys there i happened to fall for and he was heading home and I thought I...
    QueenB14 QueenB14 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 10

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    Okay so i use to have this picture

    which shows you marks on my forearm from HUMAN NAILS!! My stupid (now distant) friend did this. What did I do? I just took her PEN off her because she was writing on my arm (she knows I hate this) then she tried to take the pen off me and kept saying "give me the fûcking pen...
    ThisIsLife13 ThisIsLife13 13-15, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I have scars! Plural.

    Several .... and all from my breast cancer. One is from my port and two are on my breasts from my mastectomies. But they are beautiful because they are evidence that I fought breast cancer and won! :) (Okay I didn't always feel this way but it is how I'm feeling today.)
    lagatta lagatta 41-45, F 3 Responses Jul 28, 2014

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    I Have A Scar On The Right Side Of My Head.

    I have a scar on the right side of my head and have had to have brain surgery twice. Once in June 1997 the other being in twelve years later in September 2009.I had to have brain surgery as I had a tumour, according to the hospital I was born with the tumour. I had no affects...
    UnhappySmiles UnhappySmiles 36-40, F 10 Responses Feb 28, 2013

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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 was doing and I drove into some other cars and then through a big fence onto someone's lawn. I was later told that there was so much blood from my...
    ZeroCircle ZeroCircle 31-35, M 1 Response Feb 2, 2014

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    on November 18th 2014 I was in a car accident in

    which I suffered a broken neck I had to spend a week in the hospital and 5 hours in surgery I now have 6-7 in scar going from the back of my head down the length of my neck
    TrueGritCountry TrueGritCountry 22-25, M 1 Response Mar 5

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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 26-30, F 3 Responses Jan 13, 2014

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    I have many scars but one of my most worrisome

    ones, is one that I received in the spring of 2008, I went in for a regular check up at my local Dermatologist office. I usually go about once a year. I have had several spots removed over the last several years where the doctors are checking for possible skin cancer, nothing...
    NewBeginnings77 NewBeginnings77 31-35, F 5 Responses Mar 12

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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 feel ashamed but beautiful. Alexander Foss Tiny Buddha
    Curiouscee Curiouscee 46-50, F 2 Responses Nov 18, 2013

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    A scar? More like scars I like to call them

    battle wound , cause depression is one hell of a mind **** fighting back and forth for your life, frustrated and all I wanted was the calming release I never thought of myself as a cutter, till I'd come home to do it everyday , the more blood the more intrigued I came, I...
    Lustedluna Lustedluna 18-21, F 4 Responses Jan 3, 2014

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    I have one in my arm

    and many small scars that I got because of a serious car accident. To be honest I'm happy I'm still alive from that, and I don't want to get rid of these scars because they remind me of this second chance in life
    MrWelsz MrWelsz 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 9

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    When I was 5 or 6 years me

    and two of my friends were playing on a trailer that was sitting in the backyard. We were holding hands and jumping off on the count of 3. I'm not entirely sure what happened but we jumped off and somehow I landed my left knee on the tongue of the trailer. I ended up getting...
    TheKristaJo TheKristaJo 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 9

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    if you battle with cutting stop reading now.

    ........ I just want to cut deeper and deeper. I don't feel the pain only joy. oh boy what have I become. how long how long till I stop . maybe it will be when I drop. I am nothing well at least not anymore. my family is being torn by half. I am split by three. I know I am...
    Poeticdeaths Poeticdeaths 18-21, M 2 Responses Mar 5

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    I recently got a surgery scar on my knee.

    The surgery was a couple months ago. I dislocated my knee and a tendon got detached from my knee and the doctors had to repair it.
    DrakeoMagister DrakeoMagister 16-17, M 1 Response Mar 26

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    All my life I've been perceived

    as weak, incapable, less than others. This is about real life and real courage. COURAGE CAN'T ALWAYS BE SEEN There are times like this that courage must pursue Because it isn't enough to just sit around and stew There are times when the odds are totally against you But the...
    deepscar deepscar 46-50, F 8 Responses Jun 2, 2014

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    As I cut deeper and deeper then tears stop all

    I feel is num I hear her voice in my head telling my I am a mistake over and over I pick up the blade and cut another time as it goes in to my skin the blood starts to flow I can't stop I tell my self I'm soo hurt by my family I asks my self why why me all I want to do is make...
    alina10912 alina10912 18-21, F 5 Responses Nov 29, 2013

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    deademotion11 deademotion11 22-25, M 1 Response Mar 1

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    So for about 2 weeks ago it started A new girl

    in My class, she seemed very Nice so me and My friends talked to her, and after 20 minutes it feelt like we were really good friends. But, heres the problem, ive been clean for like 1 mounth before we became friends. I thoght it was hard to get that long, but i was very proud...
    HappyDepression HappyDepression 13-15, F 2 Responses Mar 5

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    well its useful when asked

    for a identification mark :)
    Camouflage Camouflage 22-25, M 1 Response Apr 9

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    I never realized how many I had

    until now. Holy ****.
    deleted deleted 26-30 Apr 12

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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, 2014

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    I have scars on both of my legs due surgery

    from since I was 8 years old and a couple more to come this June. People always ask me if the scars bother me and I say no...they're just part of me and my struggles(that's another long story). I mean yeah I would love to have a nice flawless skin but it is what it is.
    missnicething missnicething 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 9

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    YesSir3845 YesSir3845 16-17, F 2 Responses Mar 21

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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 one should be because you shouldnt see them as all the times that you've failed but as times that were bad and were...
    alex1999 alex1999 16-17, F 2 Responses Oct 20, 2013

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    mlava mlava 31-35, F 1 Response Jan 21, 2014

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    Letmebee Letmebee 22-25, F 5 Responses Apr 2

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    I have a lot, but the worst one is the one I got

    when I was 4, when boiling water fell on my chest
    Teight Teight 22-25, M Mar 16

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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 overcame the pain. I fought the depression and I won. They remind me not to cut again and remind me that I have a bright future. 4 and a half...
    AmberJoy96 AmberJoy96 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 23, 2014

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    I have been cutting myself

    for 2 years now and nobody has noticed. I'm happy about it so nobody will worry but I think to myself. Wow. Nobody cares to look or ask of I am okay. But anyway I cut because I am bullied a lot about my face and because I'm bisexual and because of my thighs (thunder thighs) but...
    LyricalLifee LyricalLifee 16-17, F 15 Responses Jan 7, 2014

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    I have scars whether they be emotional scars

    or physical. Every scar I have tells a story. I hate my physical scars they make me feel less beautiful. But every scar I have tells a story of heartbreak and sorrow. I am ashamed of some of my scars but I look at them now and am proud because I'm stronger now. Even my...
    crimsonrosebud crimsonrosebud 18-21, F 6 Responses Jan 30

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    chuelove chuelove 16-17, F Mar 6

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    A Scar That I'Ll Never Forget .

    It was when i was 5 , one afternoon i was with my Big bro . He loves playing guitar and i love listening to it and dancing to his tunes . I started dancing while he played . Before i knew it the huge guitar accidentally slipped from his hand and hit my forehead . I did get pain...
    DanielXav DanielXav 16-17, M 1 Response Nov 24, 2013

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