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I Have Been Through Alot

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    Some Where Over The Rainbow

    I grew up knowing this song Yet I've never heard such a great version of it before! Preformed by the late and great Ray Charles.A man who came over so many stumbling blocks in his own life! I wanted To make sure My dear friend.Mintyskajira got to see and hear this video.I've...
    The1960texan The1960texan 51-55, M Oct 22, 2012

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    My Story

    Sometimes I spend time by myself because my life has had some very unusual parts to it that few people can relate to. Here is my story, if you would care to know: I was the next child born after my older brother, who died at only nine months old from cancer. The cancer was...
    picturebooklover picturebooklover 26-30 3 Responses Jul 30, 2010

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    Everything Happens For A Reason

    Four years ago I was 18 years old and decided to go on a trip to six flags with my best friend. I was not familiar with the boy that drove us but I didn't think anything would go wrong. That day was so weird. It didn't feel real and I remember telling my parents I didn't want to...
    prettyinpink011 prettyinpink011 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 23, 2013

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    I have been to emotional hell

    and back. I have been cheated on, used, abused mentally, and stabbed in the back by "friends", But I will not be a bitter women like I used to be. I forgive those who have hurt me including my family so I can slowly heal. It has affected my getting to know people out of fear of...
    strawberry38 strawberry38 36-40, F 10 hrs ago

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    My Life!

        I was born June 18, 1985, and my life has not been normal since! I have a condition called Turner Syndrom. It's a rare disease that affects a lot of things I do. I also had an abusive father. We left him when I was 3 years old, and am thankful for the man I now...
    moonlight1985 moonlight1985 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 28, 2008

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    Im 18 Now...

    And my life has already been a living hell. I think i have to time-frame my life. 3 years old- my half-brother started sexually abusing me 7 years- we move from my house in the city to one in the suburbs 8 years- i am almost orphaned due to the sexual abuse that is still...
    sk8tergrl21222 sk8tergrl21222 18-21, T 6 Responses Feb 4, 2008

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    Everything..

    This is long but..It all started in 2nd grade. It was then I started noticing how much I was hated. At lunch and recess kids would laugh at me, push me down. This continued for a long time. 5th grade it started to get bad... The bullying was worse. 10 years old One boy would say...
    ICONiKim ICONiKim 13-15, F Apr 25, 2012

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    I Have Been Through Alot

    Being bullied alot, had quite a few operations, been in a few accidents such as my  back received 3rd degree burns because I slipped in a puddle on the floor  my shirt caught on fire from a stove element that was on to help heat the cold house.   Also I fell in a 6' deep...
    aquarius3 aquarius3 61-65 Apr 13, 2012

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    The Hell I Go Through Just Being Alive

    Ok were to start ok from as long as I could remember until I was 13 I was raped daily on a daily bases then I entered into a relationship with a girl controlling she tried to tell me i couldn't hangout with my brother and cheated on me many times this sent me into a depression...
    Kuruska Kuruska 18-21 1 Response Mar 1, 2013

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    Story Of My Life

    It could take me a while just to tell you all the things I've been through in my life. So, instead of telling my whole life story, I'll focus just on this morning. It's remarkable how much I've been through just today. I woke up having just gotten through a dream. Then I got...
    NoLongerHere NoLongerHere 41-45, M 3 Responses Sep 25, 2012

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    Ending It

    From what i have gone though this week i feel like ending it all and everyday just seems to get worse. and now my husband won't agree to the divorce and i feel like there is no way out of the SITUATION i feel trapped. i have thought about leaving and staying with friends as i can...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Dec 8, 2012

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    Husband Cheats With My Sister!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    My life is a mess nothing seems to be going right for me atm. I have just found out that my husband has being having an affair with my sister for 2yrs i feel like a mug and soo stupid. Of all the people it could have been it was my SISTER.Everything i have done for her. i let her...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Dec 4, 2012

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    I Need Help....

    right now, I feel lost, depressed. I need quick answers. Tomorrow, I have a field trip, and I need money for lunch, but I don't want to ask my parents. My unmentionable is back for the Christmas, and there is so much, it kills me. I don't feel like being judged, for I can't seem...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Dec 19, 2011

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    This Is a Long Story

            K lets see, When I was 6 My dad left my mom, 2 sisters, and I to go marry another women 20 years younger than him. One of my sisters left to go live with him this also being one of my best friends.      We moved into...
    Manovertree Manovertree 19-21, M 1 Response May 31, 2007

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    Related Experiences

    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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    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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    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 3 days ago

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    I'm one of then people that had landed into the role of councillor among my friends... I don't mind, looking out for everyone, listening to there problems all the time...
    Charcaine Charcaine 18-21, F 1 day 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'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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    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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    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 a week ago

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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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    well that's a lie. i think to be cheated on, you have to have been in a seriousness relationship so I guess it's not even a possibility that I've been cheated on fml
    amyrobbyy amyrobbyy 16-17, F 1 hr 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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    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 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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    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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    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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    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 3 Responses Jul 5

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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 3 days ago

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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 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'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 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 5 Responses 5 days ago

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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 4 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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    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 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 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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    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 4 days ago

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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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    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 Jul 17

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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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    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 4 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 2 days ago

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    I don't understand what I did wrong . he would come home angry from a long day at work and take it out on me . every little thing I did set him off , and he would hold me up...
    abbyhh25 abbyhh25 16-17, F 5 Responses 21 hrs ago

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