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I Have Been To The Gates Of Hell But They Wouldn't Let Me In

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    Should there ever come a time when you just give up? I've taken dating hiatus' before but would it be such a tragedy if I just gave up? I could just be benched and all about...
    katariffik katariffik 31-35, F 7 hrs ago

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    Because of my abusive relationships, I've learned not to trust people, especially men. My first boyfriend was into bondage, which if I had been more experienced with relationships...
    al13ngr33n al13ngr33n 31-35, F 6 Responses 1 day ago

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    I want to tell you about a spanking I got in my teen years. I think I learned how to be responsible and do the right thing due to this. I was dating this girl when I was in HS. She...
    davedexp davedexp 56-60, M 1 day ago

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    Been in hospital 5 times in 9 years my last time in hospital was 2011 suffering with anorexia and manic depression and really bad self harm I made friends I hospital yes but I...
    leahlovesyou leahlovesyou 22-25, F 1 day ago

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    Stalked at seventeen: Okay so my junior year of high school I was talking to this random guy on Facebook. We had quite a few mutual friends so I added him and he lived to the city...
    MARAME3 MARAME3 18-21, F 2 days ago

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    how do you forgive your lover when they cheated or you suspected they cheated but you chose to forgive them and move on. Its always on my mind and sometimes I bring it up because I...
    epain33 epain33 26-30, F 36 Responses 2 days ago

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    Let me give you an example of why I don't help people (or help in general). We have "magically" gained an extra sheep in one of our fields. The field is secure, so it has not made...
    ItisonlyI ItisonlyI 26-30, M 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    I can never say I've been truly happy...ever...I've known this since I was a kid...I've had happy times but I have never been happy for a week straight with no complaints.I use to...
    Gottawannaneedtotalk Gottawannaneedtotalk 22-25, F 2 days ago

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    I saw my hematologist Fri and he decided to send me for a muscle biopsy and encouraged me to get a 2nd opinion from a rheumatologist. I had blood work done and he says my...
    wandawoof2015 wandawoof2015 51-55, F 4 days ago

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    Big decision to make and I need some advice. So allow me first to give you some background. I first met my wife not too long after a really bad heartbreaking relationship where I...
    TiredDaddy TiredDaddy 41-45, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Big decision to make and I need some advice. So allow me first to give you some background. I first met my wife not too long after a really bad heartbreaking relationship where I...
    TiredDaddy TiredDaddy 41-45, M 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    I had a really good friend who did everything with me. We shared secrets and one day went as far as to tell each other our passwords to our social networks. About a week later she...
    varcx3 varcx3 13-15, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    You know what?...I'm hurt. I helped this guy on here for months. Months. Worried about him as he contemplated suicide constantly. I mean texting in the am at night whenever he...
    Whatsmystory Whatsmystory 26-30, F 4 Responses 5 days ago

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    My parents (actually my mom because I don't talk to my dad so much) say that they love my sister and I equally but they don't. It's clear to me that my mom likes my sister more...
    sk761921 sk761921 22-25, F 6 days ago

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    I'm fourteen years old and a freshman in high school. I'm about 200 pounds. I haven't been able to forgive my mom for initially causing my weight. However, the truth is, obesity...
    EndTheFatKid EndTheFatKid 13-15, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I'm not suicidal. I'm depressed, yes, but not suicidal. It's more like, I wouldn't kill myself but if a speeding lorry was coming towards me, I wouldn't jump out of the way.
    ECH0o ECH0o 16-17, T a week ago

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    This is really sad.. It's depressing me. I'm turning 21 and not a single girlfriend (lesbian) . I see all the teenage girls out there that have like plenty of girls and a new...
    DifferentbyNature DifferentbyNature 18-21, F Aug 20

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    How should I respond to my boyfriends mom? Here is the story of what is going on. My boyfriend has learning disabilities(reading,writing,) but he can function. He can hold a...
    AtadbitLost AtadbitLost 22-25, F Aug 20

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    Highschool Sweethearts My husband and I have been together for 11yrs. we got together the summer after junior yr of high school in Hawaii. We were inseparable. As soon as we...
    dejayla06 dejayla06 26-30, F 4 Responses Aug 20

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    (mary's underwear this night)okay it happened when i was 16.Me and my friend mary decided to go to a concert that day.I was wearing a tight blue jean and a string and mary was...
    littlepretty littlepretty 22-25, F 4 Responses Aug 18

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    NAKED AT SUMMER MUSIC CAMP I was 13 when I went to summer music camp at a distant university in Texas. Well, it was distant for me – about 50 miles away. We were to be there...
    tosa711 tosa711 51-55, M Aug 17

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    no one has the right to manipulate someone else. I've had an on going battle with my feelings for weeks now and ever since you came into my life you've been my something stable. my...
    aacbluey aacbluey 18-21, F Aug 16

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    Letting go of it all. Letting go of everyone and anything that has made me feel bad or Insecure. Letting go of the hatred for myself for thinking I was capable of handling...
    ButtercupBrown15 ButtercupBrown15 36-40, F 5 Responses Aug 16

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    im in ine now but they don't know about my eating disorder im here for my depression and anxiety and for my severe suicidal thoughts and I'm trying to lose weight without being...
    svenjing svenjing 16-17, F Aug 16

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    My boyfriend is a 48 year old married man. He's 25 years my senior and was my former boss. I now work in the same industry in the same vicinity so I'm still able to see him. He is...
    catsmp catsmp 22-25, F 3 Responses Aug 16

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    Actually, I have been helped more by strangers than by friends, it seems. For example, once me and a friend of mine were walking, when I felt faint, and stopped to catch my breath...
    Taurusedi Taurusedi 36-40, M 1 Response Aug 16

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    While being in an abusive relationship, you feel helpless, and trapped. Your abuser seems to have control over you, they use fear against you. At the age of 15, I entered my first...
    awakenstarchild awakenstarchild 18-21, F 6 Responses Aug 15

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    no, it doesn't feel so... it doesn't seem to benefit me, at least not at this point in my life. in fact, it probably adds to my crazy! ??
    craigslist504 craigslist504 36-40 1 Response Aug 15

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    So 120 is superior and in the 91st percentile. And my verbal IQ is in the 93rd percentile...but I had 4 hours of sleep that night and the psychologist tested me from 9 am to 5 pm...
    Chrossy Chrossy 22-25, F Aug 14

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    4 years ago yesterday, I finally got the courage to break up with you. I thought that if I did, that you would be out of my life for good. Unfortunately, I was very wrong. I still...
    untamedx3heart untamedx3heart 22-25, F 3 Responses Aug 14

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    I have been let down By my closest friend Do i dare telling him? Do i dare making him sad? No i dont ... I am his friend I would never let him know Know how sad i feel How...
    rb47 rb47 36-40, F 1 Response Aug 14

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    This is kind of a complicated story... I was born in South Africa. I grew up there until the age of 7, then my father got a job in Kuwait, so wemoved there. I lived there for...
    DanaJuliana DanaJuliana 22-25, F 4 Responses Aug 13

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    my husband and I were together 4 years before we got married and have a beautiful son together. this Saturday is our 1 year wedding anniversary. but it has been a year from hell. I...
    Sallster Sallster 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 13

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    I have been living inside my head for some time now. You don't really realize it because it's your life and you don't see how you could live any other way, other than in your...
    Sydneysm Sydneysm 16-17, F Aug 11

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    I am going through a very dramatic, messy divorce from a man with whom I share two children. Things were always volatile, but never abusive until about a year ago. On August 20...
    emlm622 emlm622 31-35, F 4 Responses Aug 11

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    It's like I have a finally come up for a breath of air but I have a hundred people pulling me down back into the water, trying to drown me. What is this fate of mine? I am so alone...
    myheaven myheaven 22-25, F 3 Responses Aug 11

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    Recently we celebrated our 10 month anniversary, it was great. He got back late from work that morning apologizing for the fact that he couldn't get up on time to come pick me up...
    skitty25 skitty25 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 11

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    a few weeks ago I visited some of my family members in Missouri and I got to meet my cousins aunt. my uncle Pingo( my moms brother) married Diana( who is now my aunt obviously...
    Gabe1997 Gabe1997 18-21, T 2 Responses Aug 11

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    This might be long for some so just bear with me. My life has sucked for most of it. I know now as an adult I have to make my own decisions and get myself out of this hell hole...
    Drake3030 Drake3030 26-30, M Aug 9

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    I know I'm in one now. It's verbal/emotional abuse. I think it's quite rare to actually find someone that isn't somewhat abusive but I've been around it my entire life maybe that's...
    Sophia117 Sophia117 22-25, F 15 Responses Aug 9

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