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I Have An Example Of What I've Been Talking About

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    I Might As Well Throw The Whole Stacktrace In...

    I overheard a gossipy conversation and thought: "I really don't like non-technical types... Life would be so easy if everyone's job just involved giggling and passing the gossip around about people who actually write the code" And then I thought "Am I smarter than most people? I...
    lesshissMORECAT lesshissMORECAT 31-35 Jan 14, 2011

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    Totally agree to this. I feel like our experiences in life will make us better people. And hopefully someone will listen to me and take my advice for what I've been through. I'm...
    carebear1019 carebear1019 31-35, F Jun 29

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    I'm not sure if this counts but I see that from what I have been through, it has made me a better person. Basically, since I was 5 years old my parents have been separated. My...
    edenfw edenfw 16-17, F 3 Responses Jun 29

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    when I was little my parents were very well not good parents I would cry and they would send me away to a hospital pump me full of meds then send me home. when I was 12 I was...
    Yungbug Yungbug 18-21, F 1 Response a week ago

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    "Some people don't know you're limited Because you've made it good with that crutch , you hop good on one leg. So good that other people don't even know that you go home and nurse...
    cbeneath cbeneath 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 20

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    I can count the number of people in my family on two hands. I'm 28. My step(real) father died when I was 13. My biological dad I have only seen once in my life when I was 14, he is...
    determination0106 determination0106 26-30, M 2 Responses Jul 16

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    Am soo hard on myself, that I cant even enjoy a spoon of ice cream without feeling guilty.. Or even sleep well, as i feel am wasting time.. Aaaahhhhhhh!!!
    RabbitPaws RabbitPaws 26-30, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    .... Not so sure but I sure hell like to believe so .
    romi777 romi777 31-35, F 6 days ago

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    Iv been through so much in my younger days, although I don't wish the misery and pain I felt, on my worst enemy! I am happy I made it out alive! I am happy I can experience every...
    bolahaming bolahaming 18-21, M Jul 16

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    When I was sixteen (19 years ago), I had a bad car wreck. It was technically my fault. We rear ended a school bus. I was driving like any sixteen year old, checking the mirror...
    truthandbeauty truthandbeauty 36-40, F 2 Responses Jul 1

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    hey all ! ... this is important and big. can i have a small time of yours, just little.. few minutes.. i sign up here around a year back to share my story with people and i did. i...
    heartless2 heartless2 22-25, M a week ago

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    Stop going for the crumbs, When the cake is right in front of you
    palmtreespring91 palmtreespring91 22-25, M 6 days ago

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    I am stronger because of all I've been through... I was 16 when everything happened. It all seemed to snowball honestly. I had been home sick with the flu. I was staying at my...
    Ginnty Ginnty 18-21, F 4 Responses Jul 10

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    I had been talking to and sharing my everything to a woman I met on experience project. Now, she has deactivated her account and I feel so bad about it. :( . I had been in love...
    kchahajur kchahajur 18-21, M 6 days ago

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    I'm not a strong person, at least I don't think I am. I've been through my share of difficulties and trials and somehow or another I've managed to squeeze my way through them. It's...
    CloakedStranger CloakedStranger 22-25, M 2 Responses Jun 30

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    If I was to write every single detail, I'd probably be typing all night. Plus I am too lazy :P But well me name is Emily, I'm 17 years old. I was raped when I was 12 by a...
    Emily97x Emily97x 16-17, F 3 Responses Jul 9

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    I've been through a lot I went to prison for two years to protect my wife And she repaid me by divorcing me for another man
    dfries63 dfries63 46-50, M 7 Responses Jul 5

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    I may only be fourteen but I've been through a lot. I went through, a hard stage of depression and cutting, I tried suicide once. I had to come out of the closet to my parents...
    LizzyQ7788 LizzyQ7788 13-15, F Jul 5

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    Held practically hostage in a foreign country?Check! 13 years married to a abusive psycho? Check! Fleeing for my and my children's lives? Check! Arriving back in America broke with...
    IStillGotIt IStillGotIt 41-45, F 7 Responses Jul 7

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    I don't know where to begin.... My Mum and Dad were only 19 when they had me. They broke up when I was very young, but they were still civil for my sake. I lived with My Mum but...
    TheUnpredictable9 TheUnpredictable9 18-21, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    I've overcome many adversities in my life but I feel like I am getting stronger every day and learning more about myself
    nemophilist8 nemophilist8 18-21, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Getting really real here for a sec but I think that because of how I was treated by my family when I 'came out' I managed to grow a thicker skin. Because of it it's made it harder...
    Ailurus23 Ailurus23 18-21, M 17 hrs ago

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    I am thankful for everything I've learned throughout my life, and that the **** I've had to deal with hasn't hardened my heart. But I would really love a break, I'm exhausted.
    planetcaravan planetcaravan 22-25, F 6 Responses Jul 9

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    We all have personal demons & insecurities prisoner's of our thoughts & mine's is never feeling good enough. I suppose it started from childhood I've come to realize my father to...
    livelymind livelymind 18-21, F Jun 29

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    "Does a weak person become strong because they have to? Or do they become strong because they want to?" I've never been the kind of guy that an hide my emotions well, I end up...
    CatchingDarkness CatchingDarkness 16-17, M 4 Responses Jun 30

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    Some days, all I can think about are my mistakes, the chances I didn't take, the atrocities I have seen and committed. My scars and regrets make me feel disgusted by the person I...
    goinganywhere goinganywhere 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 1

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    I am a ski racer ( downhill ski racing like you have probably seen on the olympics) . I like many ski racers spend their summers at Mt.Hood, Oregon. In 2009 I was a happy and...
    Snowtiger4 Snowtiger4 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 8

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    My moms cancer is back. This is the third time. I feel numb and sad and angry all at once. They found 2 tumor last week and now there are 6. My mom acts like it's no big deal she...
    Dspence12 Dspence12 22-25, F 5 Responses Jul 9

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    I was sexually abused by my stepfather when I was 9 years old. I am now 18 soon to be 19 and I can clearly remember how it all started. I lasted my head on his lap because my head...
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    Over the past 29 years I have definitely been through some crazy stuff. I was born with the birth defect called spina bifida and have had countless surgeries and been in and out of...
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    A while ago I was feeling sad and lonely and wanted to run away from home.... Things have changed I am much happier now! I decided to stop focusing on the bad and start thinking...
    Linn19 Linn19 16-17, F 2 Responses 14 hrs ago

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    Yesterday, some of my lifelong "friends" said some very very hurtful things to me. I won't get into the gory details, but it hurt. I learned some things from it though. For...
    reneeo11314 reneeo11314 18-21, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    Once their was a little boy. He grew up in a house with his Daddy and his Mummy and his sisters. One day the little boy saw the truth, when he was about six. He watched as his...
    TorchwoodBoy TorchwoodBoy 18-21, M a week ago

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    Geez, I don't know how to start this off. Okay I was a shy kid who desperately wanted the girls. Too simple? Well I was always rejected because I'm ugly (well atleast I was before...
    GothicLunar GothicLunar 13-15, M 1 Response Jul 18

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    A little girl went to visit her father one day and did not return home to her mother. Instead her father and grandparents brought her to a new home in a far away country called...
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    I love it when i get to share stuff to help others, specially positive stuff because life is more about the ups than the downs. I recently shared my experience with an addict...
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    The fight starts in my mind. 5 am goodmorning. Within ten minutes it spews onto everyone I know. The one I'm fighting disapears and I can't hold. But everyone ealse is so easy to...
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    When life puts you down, you gotta stand back up and fight again its never is your last fight until you are dead and that will be your retirement from your life job. Meanwhile, you...
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    Cancer claimed the lives of my mom, my step mom and recently my grandpa. To anyone who's gone or is going through something similar, know this. While they have left us, they have...
    alam88 alam88 22-25, M 2 Responses Jul 19

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    ive been through a lot. every time something happens, i feel like a can deal with more.
    bowsandarrows bowsandarrows 13-15, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    Life can be a ***** for some people, I know but as a man told me u can't let it get to u hold on and stay strong
    thatgirldailey thatgirldailey 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 11

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    You showed me that I could be strong on my own… You showed me that I do not need anyone… You showed me I could do what ever I wanted in this world… But you also showed me...
    joyevaa joyevaa 31-35, F 3 Responses Jul 17

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    Up at 3am and home at 7pm....Home from a long day of work.thought today would never end. :( Oh what a sight to walk up the stairs and see him totally trashed! Falling off the...
    Lovesthebeach Lovesthebeach 56-60, F 3 Responses Jul 20

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    I'm easly to get cry.. yeah very generous with my tears, :), but just for awhile,  and feel better afterwards.
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    I'm 15 years old and me and my have a beautiful one year old little boy, and we are raising his little brother because his parents were killed, and we are expecting another baby. I...
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    My mum was a single teenage mum that had to raise me all on her own so social services were constantly in and out of our lives. I had to call the ambulance a lot for my mum because...
    Soperslime Soperslime 18-21, F 4 Responses Jul 7

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    When I was around 12 years old, I started losing my hair. I had gorgeous locks....long....thick....dirty blonde hair. My mom was beside herself because she was not only worried...
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