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I Have Fallen and Gotten Back Up

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 205 People

    Who Amongst Has Not ???

    Over the years I have stumble and fallen many times ...Who amongst us has not ?Have also picked myself up ...Dusted myself off and gone on my waySometimes this was hard to do ...But there is always a light at the end of the tunnelIt is sometimes hard to see in the darknessBut it...
    CMA1234 CMA1234 46-50, F 1 Response May 7, 2012

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    Fallen & Back Up

    How many times? ... How many times?  Only God & myself know''s.
    Whateverrrrr Whateverrrrr 36-40, F Aug 27, 2011

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    We Have All Experienced This

    The article by shadow28, made me happy and reminded me of that song..... "I get knocked down, but I get up again, ain't nothing gonna slow me down,I get knocked down, but I get up again...etc"
    classyclaws classyclaws 46-50, F Mar 22, 2009

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    Always

    I've fallen so many times I can't count. And every time I lay there a minute and cuss.And then I haul myself back to my feet.I have come so far, grown so much, that not getting up is unthinkable. 
    Plaid Plaid 31-35, F Oct 4, 2012

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    Never Far From Happy

    No matter how I linger around sad and despair No matter how much I feel battered, in need of repair I am never far from happy, it lurks as well you see So when I am feeling down, I just need to look around Looking for happy, quitting this feeling, turning my frown There not...
    soulrunher soulrunher 41-45, F 3 Responses Jul 13, 2013

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    I Am Stronger Than I Knew

    I have experienced so many things in life that you'd think I would have ended my life way back then. But I haven't. Only recently I discovered how strong I actually am. I can handle much more than I thought I could. I am able to conceal all the pain with a genuine smile and have...
    RedLipMovement RedLipMovement 18-21, F Sep 22, 2010

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    RECOVERY!!

    mutual losses or experience deserve to be acknowledged or remembered with dignity, honor, and respect even as we regroup to move forward. I am willing to work on forgiveness and letting go of the past in order to find peace. It's time to give it a rest. I am empowered by...
    Friendlybabe Friendlybabe 31-35, F 2 Responses Jan 19, 2009

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    The Effects Of Bullying

    Bullying is no minor issue. The effects of it damage the soul, reprogram an individual's thinking patterns, and can change their personality. It even puts someone at risk for developing psychosis later in life. The bullies themselves are also just as likely to develop mental...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jun 10, 2013

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    Weebles Wobble

    I am stubborn, by nature... but there have been many times that I was ready (and attempted) to throw in the towel, to give up. Still, life wasn't done with me, apparently, even though I was sure I was done with it. My mother, in my darkest depression, use to repeat a line that...
    deleted deleted 26-30 5 Responses Mar 21, 2009

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    I do not know how this happened to me... i have fallen n love with him... We started our friendship somewhat a year ago... from simple talks to logical ones... in between there was...
    misstensed misstensed 18-21, F Dec 29, 2014

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    I've always had a bad back myself and it's rather annoying being young and having this.. Well bad back hah. I can't really lift on to heavy of things anymore, I can't bend real...
    XxLittleBrotherxX XxLittleBrotherxX 18-21, M 1 day ago

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    Long story short: I have been together with a girl who shall remain unnamed for just over 3.5 years. When I met her, I had just gotten over the loss and betrayal of a woman I...
    Kidpanama Kidpanama 26-30, M 4 days ago

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    Just talked to my H. He wants to work on our marriage...is he nuts? I said I don't think I can be what he wants. I can't be a good wife...not to him. I don't want to tell him I've...
    nolasanchez30 nolasanchez30 31-35, F 2 Responses Dec 28, 2014

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    I hoped to hide my affair from my H. Didn't want him to think that my wanting to leave him had anything to do with the affair. But my H found out somehow and he's hurting bad. I...
    nolasanchez30 nolasanchez30 31-35, F 1 Response Dec 27, 2014

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    When I was younger about 9 I was on a horse and it suddenly started to gallop, I didn't have a saddle on so I had to just hold on, obviously I fell of and ended up landing in a...
    nathans872 nathans872 18-21, M Dec 29, 2014

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    I don't know what to do. I feel so completely confused. A year ago, everything was perfect and I was totally in love with my best friend. Now I can honestly say I don't think I...
    lovingleila329 lovingleila329 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 7

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    The end of the Christmas holidays is nigh, why did it have to end so quickly! :(
    RoundTriangle RoundTriangle 18-21, M Dec 29, 2014

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    Ugh....getting off of work soon. As tired as I am...I rather be at work. Home is so uncomfortable right now. Just passing by each other. No words...just stares...I get nervous and...
    nolasanchez30 nolasanchez30 31-35, F 1 Response Dec 28, 2014

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    God always has his way of reminding me, that although I have fallen from his grace, I still have an obligation to the people residing in this realm, to bring the lost souls back...
    Kenuiakuapaaniokalani Kenuiakuapaaniokalani 22-25, M 1 Response Jan 6

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    Every year for the past ten years since I was 16, I have been wishing for love every Christmas. And I haven't gotten it yet. I know that sounds corny and pathetic but it's also...
    awaywego4 awaywego4 26-30, F 4 Responses Jan 2

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    It was about four years ago give or take, in middle school a after a field trip. We had gotten back with maybe five or six minutes left until school got out. I was sitting at a...
    Fuckthedumbshit Fuckthedumbshit 18-21, M Jan 8

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    I got Paragard earlier this year because I didn't like being under the influence of hormones from the pill, and I wanted something more longterm and with less maintenance. It was...
    kateliska kateliska 18-21, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I must have heard them all; things people say to someone widowed early. The most meaningful one came from a beautiful old widow. "Be grateful your husband died in your arms. Isn't...
    stiltcourt stiltcourt 41-45, F 2 Responses Jan 7

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    His name is Sparky. He is so cute. I'm heartbroken because I may have to give him up. It takes a lot of energy to care for a puppy. Thought I could do it! Everyone is always...
    Solfeggio Solfeggio 36-40, F 7 Responses Jan 15

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    I hurt everyone who likes me on purpose. I know I will hurt them. likes of men.. I make them believe that they are something special and I love them etc when really I say the same...
    1993atnomkal 1993atnomkal 18-21, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I have fallen in love with someone I may never get to be with, she lives to far away and to be honest I don't know what she sees in me she is beyond perfect.
    Jessy1414 Jessy1414 13-15, F 19 hrs ago

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    I've been struggling with bulimia for just under a year now, but it's really starting to take its toll on me. My hair is falling out, my teeth are yellowing, my throat is burning...
    BlackIrises BlackIrises 22-25, F 1 Response Dec 26, 2014

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    Im 20 years old and I have had SM my whole life. I only got medication when I was around 10, and since then I have never gotten treatment. I keep all my thoughts inside, and how I...
    sm994 sm994 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 27, 2014

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    As i have slowly gotten chubbier over time my fat rolls have morphed multiple times. When I first began gaining weight I have 1 small fat roll. As i stuffed more food into my mouth...
    ilovefatforsomereason ilovefatforsomereason 22-25, M Jan 1

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    I will post a picture soon, just haven't gotten to it
    stretch25 stretch25 16-17, F Jan 3

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    I'm in love with my husband.. but he doesn't want to have children with me..I'm 41 w/no kids because I wanted to wait until I got married to have the family i always wanted for...
    desi35 desi35 41-45, F 3 Responses Jan 6

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    My past has been nothing but Unnecessary arguments and false beliefs. I soon came to realize there is only one God and that is He himself. There were no greek gods, hence the term...
    jsoaps2 jsoaps2 22-25, M 2 Responses Jan 8

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    I never ever had lice as a kid because I was so ticky about letting my friends use my brush or my hats because my mother always warned me to do so. My mom and sister got lice a few...
    upupandaway24 upupandaway24 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 12

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    I haven't gotten over all the emotional scarring but bruises heal and I had to move on.
    Alylovespuppies Alylovespuppies 18-21, F 3 days ago

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    I have to get back into sleeping routine now that I'm back to work and the kids are in school.
    ownfrnchseplaya ownfrnchseplaya 26-30, M 1 Response Jan 5

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    we met when I was 15 he was 20 we fell in love it was an amazing 25 years few fights ( he was the only man I was with) he was a drinker but not terrible we married and had 2...
    SICKOFIT7 SICKOFIT7 46-50 4 Responses Jan 13

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    Im at my ropes end. Im a 29 year old divorced women with a beautiful son and a wonderful boyfriend. I am a hard worker and have been a successful parts manager at a car dealership...
    ChristieSunshine ChristieSunshine 26-30, F 6 days ago

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    I had a couple of dreams last night, in the first one I was standing on the top of a huge slope, that was suspended in the air somehow over a huge bottomless expanse of space. I...
    RoyalCrystalPalace RoyalCrystalPalace 26-30, M 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    I seriously got shots the other day and wailed more than the two month old in the next room. Also I'm 17 I was screaming and crying and shaking I hate needles. Plus I had to get my...
    KateTheStraightedge KateTheStraightedge 16-17, F 1 Response Dec 31, 2014

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    For anyone unfamiliar with my list of stories, I just want to point out that there is much more here than limericks. You just have to scroll back for a bit. There are poems, rhymes...
    paulie138 paulie138 66-70, M Jan 1

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    So badly. I know how newborns-my age are. I've babysat tons of kids. I'd finally love my own though. The one that I can name, the one that I don't have to give back at the end of...
    BabyLove99 BabyLove99 13-15, F 1 Response Jan 6

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    Two years ago was when I realized I was brave through a dramatic experience I just want to forget. Now I prove it by coming out in not a totally homophobic town but still actually...
    StrandedandAlonr StrandedandAlonr 16-17, M 1 Response Jan 7

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    I just really can't believe this is happening to her. She was living such a happy life with her family. She would go off on facebook about all the fun and amazing things they were...
    BananaSmoothiee BananaSmoothiee 18-21, F 3 Responses Dec 29, 2014

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    So I quit my second job today. I decided just this morning right after I got there that I needed to leave. Having two jobs has been causing issues at home between my husband and I...
    SomniumProeliator SomniumProeliator 22-25, F 4 Responses Jan 5

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    hi everyone, I was so good, did not pick at my arm for a week, I used aloe vera which is the best stuff to use for healing and old scars, the started again a couple of days ago...
    chezasmile chezasmile 41-45, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    No disrespect to anyone on here but to be 100% Honest, I really am so ******* tired of reading all these posts with people complaining about how bad there lives are going on here...
    LaxingBoy LaxingBoy 13-15, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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