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I Have Been Through Hard Times

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 55 People

    But Things Get Better!

    Any of you that have read my two previous stories know that for the past two years my husband and I were struggling to get on our feet and live a stable life. Well three months ago we moved into our own apartment. It is a privately owned on so it is very peaceful, it is in a...
    MisterandMe MisterandMe 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 23, 2013

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    Hardest Times ( Really Long)

    Well one of the most recent hardships that my husband and I have been through was last year in June we moved to Florida. At the time we were not married and living with my Dad. We all had our differences and my Dad had plans on kicking Jarrell out of our house. I had been with...
    MisterandMe MisterandMe 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 24, 2012

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    Hardest Times ( Part Two)

    So to finish my long story..We get home to NC where no one in my family was willing to let us stay with them. We stayed back and forth between houses and some nights stayed at different hotels. Well Jarrell ended up finding a job and we moved into a hotel it was like a studio...
    MisterandMe MisterandMe 18-21, F 3 Responses Aug 6, 2012

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    My husbands suddenly gone from healthy to not

    healthy at all. He is scheduled for open heart surgery next week and I'm just shocked. We have been struggling with bills since he was laid off twice in two years and now this. I've been trying to get out of current place I live in and find new place with new friends and this...
    crystalkat crystalkat 51-55, F Apr 15, 2014

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    I've had my share of hard times, and there's a lot of hard time music out there to help you through anything. In fact Bob Dylan has a song called "Hard Times"
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    Yahallo!~ This is Lydia returning from It's-been-forever-Land! A lot has been going on lately. I have moved in with my new gf (a bit hasty I know but we were just so compatible). I...
    Lydia93 Lydia93 18-21, T 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Music always helped me get through all the tough times in life.
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    Take time to realize, That your warmth is crashing down on in. Take time to realize, That I am on your side. Didn't I, didn't I tell you? But I can't spell it out for you. No, it...
    CallmeHopelessNotRomantic CallmeHopelessNotRomantic 36-40, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    I call the dark night of the soul a "winter period." This is when it is cold and barren outside in order for you to go within. To find the warmth, the oasis in the desert inside of...
    SatsangWithTathina SatsangWithTathina 26-30, F Mar 10

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    It has been many years ago now. Who knows what truly happens between two people. .... Things change. But she told me that she loved me, then after some time together, then changed...
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    A good friend sent me this song early this morning because he knew it would make my soul smile.
    GoddessBluefox GoddessBluefox 36-40, F 3 days ago

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    music is a universal language... turn it up... its our best chance at world peace.
    sambiggie sambiggie 36-40, M 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    Me? Wrong? Pft, never happened before :P
    YouCantEscapeMyDemons YouCantEscapeMyDemons 13-15, M 1 Response Mar 12

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    I tried posting my story, but it has content included in it that violates community guidelines. In short, I have been through all facets of bullying/abuse/harassment. My advice to...
    darnaby darnaby 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 17

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    I have been through a lot in life.... I was so pretty when I was kid... obesity took away my happiness. .. my parents were orthodox I always want to b a host but I became a ghost I...
    kirti92 kirti92 22-25, F 7 Responses Mar 21

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    I have been told many times that I have a nice voice. One that seems to make things arise! lol
    WickedlilAngel WickedlilAngel 31-35, F 4 Responses Mar 19

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    Spending all your time pondering about the choices you did not make will just take you in circles. If chasing your tail is fun for you than that is what you should be doing...
    Yeahbaybey Yeahbaybey 46-50, F 8 hrs ago

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    I've been through hell and back over the past few years in my life.Everyone has a story honestly I'm not going to go deep into my harsh reality. Life is like a roller coaster with...
    AfanOfbigNaturals AfanOfbigNaturals 46-50, M 1 Response Mar 8

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    I've been hospitalize 3 times. One in December 2013, one in March 2014 and another in November 2014. Been in two different hospitals. Been twice in one of them. The first time...
    AndreaCulea AndreaCulea 22-25, F 22 hrs ago

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    I am stronger because of hard times... I am wiser because of my mistakes.... I am happier because of my sad experience ~ unknown~
    orchidangel orchidangel 41-45, F 1 Response Mar 2

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    I am beginning to think there is something wrong with me that my boyfriend has to cheat on me. Although he has not physically cheated on me, I have caught him on a dating website...
    creepinbeauty creepinbeauty 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 8

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    I have been in a psych ward a few times. Most of the times I was only in for just over 2 weeks but my last admission was for 12 weeks. I have never minded being in hospital, it's a...
    LinkinParkMuse LinkinParkMuse 26-30, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    Being an only child I've always have been quiet ...but I'm sociatable , I mean once you get to knoew me I'm awesome ..I just don't know how to put myself out there I guess
    sfvfvfvfsvfs sfvfvfvfsvfs 22-25, F Mar 10

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    It's completely true because I've been through so much that I already don't care what people think. I do what makes me happy. I have my nose pierced and I wear certain clothes...
    Stargazingah Stargazingah 13-15, F 2 Responses Mar 3

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    My life for these past few months has been a roller coaster ride and a whirlwind of events that has shaped me to be a somewhat stronger person. I have been in fights with my...
    olarte718 olarte718 18-21 Mar 18

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    I have been seen by my roommates few times. They both know I'm a nudist. They had ask me few times if I could stay in my room while they home I agreed. Few years ago when they were...
    TennesseeNudist TennesseeNudist 41-45, M 2 Responses Mar 20

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    it a long story any way i started a new work place last year i was happliy getting married etc and half way down i was working my ex shouted and controling me well we necame...
    shinylips123 shinylips123 31-35, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    If you are one of the lucky people out there who hasn't been through a bad break up, it's odd that I don't entirely envy you. It was a life moment that made me grow as a person. I...
    MyUnspokenWord MyUnspokenWord 18-21, F 5 Responses Mar 14

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    Never for anything bad. I have been picked up at a bridge once when I was going to jump off it and other times when people have been concerned that I was suicidal.
    LinkinParkMuse LinkinParkMuse 26-30, F 5 days ago

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    I have been naked in a hardware store. I've driven my car with no pants. I've been naked in the woods. I've been naked in a laundry room at an apartment complex. I was just doing...
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    Hi. Lately this month I've been excersising hard such as conditioning and weightlifting for 4 hours a day. I am 15 years old and I had sex for the first time last week but it was...
    Toriaquinn Toriaquinn 22-25, F Mar 8

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    I will never give my heart to someone again. I have been hurt too many times. How can anyone be so cruel ?
    sassygirl42 sassygirl42 41-45, F 2 Responses Mar 11

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    I have been in an emotionally abusive relationship for 11 yrs now. We have a 6 yr old son together. Things started off good he was laid back , funny, charming , hardworking...
    mnc13085 mnc13085 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 12

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    sooo....I'm going to be stuck on a bus with my art class all day. I remember when this would have been paradise. now, though, its like a living hell! the irritation they have...
    Inara24 Inara24 13-15, F Mar 3

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    I was in a abusive relationship for a year,Its crazy how much I've been through and its sad to say I've never hate someone so much on my life,he humiliated me in from if his family...
    lovesocrazy lovesocrazy 22-25, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Doing it My way! In restropect I wish I had not I would have heeded my Parents advice and not married young or married my first wife. I worked too hard for the family only to...
    TheEnglander TheEnglander 66-70, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    sometimes I question this. I am a big what if person but then I always think it could have been worse had I made a different choice. kind of hard sometimes
    tellmeyourstory tellmeyourstory 22-25, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I should not say that all men have hurt me. I do not think that all men are evil or blame everyone in my life but I have been hurt by a lot of men. I don't want to be bitter and I...
    wingeyes wingeyes 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 4

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    So i have been in a relationship with my husband for 11 years and recently married. He has been to prison. Stolen. Lied. Cheated...the whole shabang! Hes been using since he was 12...
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    I think we all have been told this line, even just once. IDK if its just me, but I'd rather receive any compliment than this. It makes me too dependent on my physical appearance...
    DeuxExMachina DeuxExMachina 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 21

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    I consider myself straight. I prefer women. I cannot even imagine a relationship with a man. I am currently in a relationship with a truly remarkable woman. But I have been with...
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    A lot of people have been asking about my disappearance from Experience Project. I have had school work and the play at my schools seems to be taking over my life at the moment. I...
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