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I Have Fallen and Gotten Back Up

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 met someone on here who has changed my life in such a short space of time. She will hopefully know who she is if she reads this and I hope she does. I have always thought that I...
    PaulHinlondon PaulHinlondon 36-40, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Just by the night I was in this site and the morning I was on I have fallen in live with someone that cards about me.
    skyegraeler skyegraeler 13-15, F 2 Responses Apr 29

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    Well...first....i need to explain about US...so you understand completely. This is my first time here so....not sure what to expect. Well...here goes. 2 years ago I met a woman who...
    TheHerothatneedsSaving TheHerothatneedsSaving 16-17, M May 16

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    We've never met, hell I don't even know if you exist. You were in my dream, beautiful, perfect. I made you laugh, we walked and talked as I tried to impress you. I remember you so...
    incognito21 incognito21 26-30, M 1 Response May 9

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    I like this guy. We talk all of the time, via texts and sc of course. But it can't have him because he lives like two hours away. -_-
    SpaceGlitch SpaceGlitch 16-17, F 1 Response May 3

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    I'll never know exactly what I did, but I'm constantly living with the pain of a bad back. It was Halloween. 2006. I woke up so excited that it was my favorite holiday. That is...
    SheepishlyMe SheepishlyMe 26-30 2 Responses Apr 30

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    As if I fell watching Linda Carter fall down em stairs 'Oh Linda lov' EE pfft
    23yolo 23yolo 22-25, M May 11

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    It was the moment I thought she got me. . . she said "It was like looking in the mirror.' My eyes were beat red, wet tears were mixing with dry tears on my cheeks. My throat was...
    RebekahWriter13 RebekahWriter13 31-35, F May 16

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    This is easily one of the most horrific nocturnal events of my life so far. It happened at 3am today and I haven't been back to sleep since. It's also going to be a rather long...
    minokay minokay 22-25, F a week ago

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    If you are ready for a long, detailed, boring story then keep on reading my experience on collapsing the first time.. So yesterday, april 28th of 2015 I had a pretty normal...
    GRda GRda 18-21, F 5 Responses Apr 29

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    Recently, I have had quite a few life changing events that have happened. Looking back on some things, I probably would have changed some things sooner, but I can’t control the...
    Haywee123 Haywee123 22-25, F May 5

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    This is the most single solitary truth about my life . I have fallen more times than conquered yet here I stand again to fight another day .
    KittenHasClaws1980 KittenHasClaws1980 31-35, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    This is something that's very hard for me. My boyfriend has cheated on me in the past, by flirting & contacting other women on social networks. And we broke up for a few months...
    shesdifferent516 shesdifferent516 18-21, F Apr 25

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    I like the title of this group because it fits me. I don't know if I have clinical anxiety, as I haven't gotten it checked in 8 years, but sometimes I get symptoms of anxiety...
    BroguesAndJeans BroguesAndJeans 16-17, F 2 Responses May 7

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    I am 24, I have always been an incredibly shy person. I suffer from social anxiety alot and because of that I never had a lot of friends. I am an extremely nice person, I always go...
    nlove90 nlove90 22-25, M May 9

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    It's killing me that I'm having issues getting pregnant. It's finally been a year since I got off birth control, so it should be a little easier, and I'm thinking about different...
    BrittannyLynn BrittannyLynn 18-21, F 3 Responses May 15

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    I've had HH for so long and I'm sick of it. Not only do I have it on my hands, feet, and armpits but I also sweat on my bum sometimes and legs. Like what? Who sweats there??? I'm a...
    valm23001 valm23001 16-17, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    I feel as if everyone in my community still respects me. I am an extremely generous person who would and will give someone the clothes off my back if they need them. I tried to...
    jxda jxda 13-15, F 6 days ago

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    I've struggled with distraction and anxiety my whole life, but haven't gotten a lot of help for it. i got diagnosed with ADHD my junior year of high school, and started taking...
    kcfrenchhorn72 kcfrenchhorn72 18-21, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    The things I generally think about while driving. Because driving is Thinking Time. This morning on my way to the barn I was thinking about how meaning and words have no actual...
    disastercupcake disastercupcake 26-30, F 3 Responses Apr 26

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    i have ptsd and bpd and bipolar. i have been alcohol free for 2 1/4 years. last friday, my husband and i had a fight. or first one abd apparently the last. i blame him for ask the...
    LITVET LITVET 41-45, F 1 Response May 9

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    I don't trust men. I am afraid of them. I have never never been sexually abused. But I have had a psychologically abusive relationship with my dad for most of my life. I can't...
    mgkatie mgkatie 18-21, F 4 Responses Apr 26

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    I have been hurt many times in my life but i can understand why. Im normally anxious and it doesnt make people attracted to a coward who fears people. I still figure out why im so...
    tokyo60s tokyo60s 31-35, F 1 Response Apr 27

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    Everyone gets help by people they don't know all the time. There not one person here or in this world who haven't gotten help by a stranger in anything....
    lorrena19 lorrena19 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 30

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    My parents should have never gotten together, and thus I should have never been born.
    PendulEmPlum PendulEmPlum 18-21, F May 7

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    I have recently been diagnosed with ptc just in the past maybe four months. I'm having lots of problems with it. I have let this come between me and my work. I have many days that...
    75tish 75tish 36-40, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I have just gotten my first tattoo. It is not really acceptable in my country, esp to the older generation. But I want this tattoo, I hope it will mark an end for my depression.
    sillygirl1314 sillygirl1314 22-25, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    On August 24th we'll have been together for one year. It's amazing that we haven't gotten caught, and that no one has seen us together. But what's more amazing is James (my...
    behavedmisfit behavedmisfit 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    Too long this has gone on Satan this means war Putting my armor on you wont rob me like before Enough is enough and I'm comin' to get my stuff I'm takin' back what the devil...
    purplepas purplepas 41-45, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I am 17 years old. I have danced (ballet, tap & freestyle) since I was 3, I also do other sports activities. I work in an office so am sat down a lot of the time. I will admit I am...
    AHelpfulLover AHelpfulLover 16-17, F May 12

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    Ok, y'all ready for another rant? Here we go in 3...2...1...NOW! I have a classmate named Sylvia. She is SO. FŬCKING. ANNOYING (there's gonna be a lot of letters with weird...
    BlueMetalChick BlueMetalChick 18-21, F 10 Responses 1 day ago

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    Here's why I think you can't change history through time travel: What we know as "history" happened despite any time travel. For example, I know that Lincoln was assassinated. If...
    Looking4AnswrsinNJ Looking4AnswrsinNJ 56-60, M 3 Responses Apr 30

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    Oh, baby. You get out this week. Now that your mom saved your life one more time, you get out this week, six months on. Six months, [Name], six more months we got - all those...
    Lgl700 Lgl700 51-55, M May 10

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