I Have Been Through A Lot

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    I used to live in extreme poverty.

    (Well my family was as poor as residents in the UK get). This was from when I was 13 up until I was 16. I remember having no breakfast and nothing but toast for dinner. I'd be in lessons, absolutely starving and unable to concentrate. I never let myself cry about it but once I...
    Itslauryn Itslauryn
    18-21, F
    5 Responses Apr 18, 2016

    For someone my age ive been through a lot in my

    life and i think its caused me to grow up more than i need to. Its hard to enjoy the little things of being a teenager when i constantly feel the need to be more mature and in control about things
    UnicornsAndFlowersAndShit UnicornsAndFlowersAndShit
    18-21, F
    1 Response Jun 18, 2014

    Iv been.. Abused sexually,

    Mentally abused, Physically abused, Lied too, Left alone, Sworn at, Degraded by words, Told I am ugly, Bullied, Not loved, Beaten, All this pain had made the person I am today. Broken!
    Gentleandlovingsoul Gentleandlovingsoul
    36-40, F
    Jul 1, 2014
    suicidalprincesss suicidalprincesss
    18-21, F
    Aug 9, 2014

    I have been through a lot in my life.

    I have saved many people in my life, I have seen things most people hasn't. I saved two people who were close to death. And I had to go through a loss in my family. And I am trying to get through all of this.
    Nunamiut33 Nunamiut33
    18-21, F
    Mar 10, 2014

    It's actually pretty funny to think

    that growing up, everything seemed so normal, I never even considered that every other "normal" kid doesn't grow up like I did. Any how, I suppose I should start from the beginning. Well I grew up in a 3 bedroom, cockroach infested block with my mom, 3 sisters and 2 brothers, I...
    TheHippieBitch TheHippieBitch
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Jun 30, 2015

    everyday I worry about becoming sad.

    it's like I don't trust myself. I fear that I'm going to fall back into my sad stage. but I'm strong, I really am. I survived the most horrifying experience of my life, I have scars, but I'm okay. and I need to feel safe with myself, it's the only way to be truly happy I believe...
    notsurewhyigotthisapp notsurewhyigotthisapp
    16-17, F
    Aug 4, 2015
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