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I Have Been Through A Whole Lot

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    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...
    Gentleandlovingsoul Gentleandlovingsoul 36-40, F Jul 1

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    I esp. admire those who have led lives of adversity, and simply get on with their lives and do not whine about what they have been through. I know there are people in EP...
    ColleenOhara ColleenOhara 56-60, F 5 Responses Jun 28

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    I used to feel that I am (Nothing) and will be different from the rest.. And all of many evil thinking hit in my brain.. Worse thing everr.. I've been through those struggle but...
    PoHser PoHser 16-17, M Jul 2

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    I don't know why, but I was beat up a lot as a kid. Some would punch me, some would kick me, I have been strangled, I was pushed off a hill, I was told I was garbage and a waste of...
    Pettraner Pettraner 13-15, F 3 Responses Jun 25

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    For as long as I can remember school has only been about me being bullied. 7th grade was by far the worst. Besides feeling like everyone hates me these twos boys would always...
    bubbles1085 bubbles1085 13-15, F Jul 15

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    My story is extremely complicated, but quite interesting if you erase all the negatives....I am from a mixed heritage and was born to a catholic mother and Jewish father. When I...
    londongirl98 londongirl98 16-17, F 2 days ago

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    I am only 18 but I have been through a lot. I have attended my fair share of funerals and I have disorders, I have had cancer scares also . I see myself as strong and I love to...
    mckenziegibson mckenziegibson 18-21, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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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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    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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    One of the hardest things I have ever been through and I've been through a lot. Growing up I dealt with a lot of emotional and physical abuse. I turned to the wrong things to deal...
    Rosalina94 Rosalina94 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 26

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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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    I am 22 and although most have been through hell and back.. I have to. Right now I am a single mother of a 3 year old. Her dad chooses not to be involved, his loss not mine. She's...
    Natasha1128 Natasha1128 22-25, F 2 Responses Jun 25

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

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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'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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    Growing up i was brought up with so much crap down to alcoholics, violence, abuse both mentally and physically and drugs. Yes i had to grow up fast and had no life nor many friends...
    Gentleandlovingsoul Gentleandlovingsoul 36-40, F 1 Response Jul 1

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    I cheated on my husband, then i left him. He was mean, and I'm tired of repeating the details, but by mean I intend to say that he fits into many of the descriptors of an...
    Regrets472 Regrets472 26-30, F 3 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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    Hello I am the wife of a drug addict. We have been married for 2 years July 21st. I began to notice major changes in his behavior and mood changes. Also the way he was w me. He...
    CE21 CE21 31-35, F 4 Responses Jul 5

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    I am going through a lot right now, and I feel very much alone. I am trying to put myself back together, but I know its going to take some time. The road I am on, is a bumpy one...
    LostAriel LostAriel 22-25, F 2 Responses Jul 2

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    This could be triggering to anyone with experiences of sexual or domestic abuse. My life has not been easy. In 2012, I discovered that I was sexually abused as a child. I have no...
    LucellaLuna LucellaLuna 22-25, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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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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    This is a poem/rap that I wrote tonight because I've been struggling a lot with PTSD and people not understanding. Just a disclaimer, the police do know about what happened, and it...
    justtryingtosurvive justtryingtosurvive 16-17, F 1 Response a week 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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    I have been bullied before I been bullied but I haven't told a lot of people I love EP because it's like a journal and I can show how I really feel and how I really am Back to...
    Hiddenamoungus Hiddenamoungus 13-15, F 1 day 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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    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...
    mattywheels25 mattywheels25 26-30, M 2 days ago

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    I am strong-I think i am strong because of the kind of pain i feel now whenever someone orders me to do something.I used to feel guilty,that it's all my fault...but now i don't...
    samy666 samy666 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 27

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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 had been married for four months before I found out that my husband, whom I have been in a committed relationship for 9 years including a year-long engagement, cheated on me. It...
    krk314 krk314 31-35, F 4 Responses 4 days ago

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    I don't know what has gotten into me lately, but I have been a major b*tch lately! To everyone. I wake up in the morning and I'm like "hey, who's day can I ruin today?" That's not...
    kay5262 kay5262 18-21, F Jun 26

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    i have been with my husband since i was 15 married now 23 years but together much longer. last year in Feb while laying in bed watching a movie with my husband he was on FB. I...
    jplm420 jplm420 46-50, F 7 Responses Jun 25

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    I bought this car from another kid in college. I bought it from him for 2 pills (oxy 20's) and a nug of weed (maybe 2 grams)... I forget exactly what it was, but it was a beat-to...
    milehighHeartbreak milehighHeartbreak 31-35, M Jun 28

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    We have been living together for the past 3 years. I work and go to school. He doesn't have a job, doesn't go to school, and smokes pot every day. It's a hassle to get him to help...
    Mila91 Mila91 22-25, F 2 Responses Jul 2

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    I have been seeing a man that has been going through a divorce. We have been together for 1.5 years. There were times that were special and we were very happy. Other times that...
    HelpingMe HelpingMe 36-40, F Jul 8

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    Let’s be real here. Being stalked can be either fun or scary. It’s fun because you might feel like a celeb, and it’s scary when you might like “OMG who-is-this-person...
    HikoukiGumo HikoukiGumo 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 13

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    Okay this is something sorta crazy I know. Back when I was 13 I was raped on my way home from school and I didn't tell anyone and it broke me and ripped me apart still today I...
    Finniees Finniees 16-17, F 22 hrs ago

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    It's embarrassing to say but I have been catfished. I know what everyone is thinking and it's like how... Well for one I'm not the type to pressure anyone to come and meet me and I...
    PepperX PepperX 22-25, F 3 Responses Jul 4

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    Sorry i havent been on much lately, i was going through some stuff and i started a new job last week~ and dont think im ignoring you if i dont reply to messages :( i just have had...
    Jessiesgirl98 Jessiesgirl98 16-17, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    The Scar's Are Where I Have Been.. I first self harmed when i was about 11, i remember what i used too. I was alone and crying my eyes out i think it was the time my mum got rid of...
    Gentleandlovingsoul Gentleandlovingsoul 36-40, F Jun 29

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    I have been secretly dating the guy I was in live with for two years for a week- and 3 weeks ago he left for a trip to Europe. He messaged me on Facebook for 3 days and from then...
    MentoPiano MentoPiano 16-17, F 3 Responses Jul 11

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    I need help! I have recently begun to recognize that I have been brainwashed by my family. Although I am becoming stronger, I still think that I am being manipulated by them. Worst...
    artiebrown14 artiebrown14 22-25, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I'm sharing this with you because I want to know how I can move forward from this. I do love my husband but I feel so betrayed by his actions. And not just him his family and...
    2011dolly40 2011dolly40 41-45, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I was tortured and terrorized by my ex husband. My father also played a huge role in this. I have been been befriended by people just so they could poison me and bring havoc on my...
    JustifiedOmega JustifiedOmega 36-40, F Jun 28

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    My Abuser Has My Children-"No big deal!" I told the father of my twins. He brought them back from a visit and told me to come out to the car and help bring in their stuff. Once we...
    BabylessMommy BabylessMommy 41-45, F 2 Responses Jun 28

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    I have been told I'm beautiful. I don't believe it. To be honest i find it quite insulting because i know I'm not and its patronising.
    tidget tidget 13-15, F 4 Responses