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I Have Fallen and Gotten Back Up

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    I have fallen in love with my girlfriend/high school sweet heart I know with all my heart that I love her and that she is the one there is no doubt in my mind on this, and I am...
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    I have fallen in love with someone.
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    I don't know how I feel anymore. My life has gotten too complicated to even handle sometimes.
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    Today I became neurotic...repeated myself 100 ways and forced my MM who actually had no plans in leaving me, to think about actually leaving me. He didn't want to break up with me...
    nolasanchez30 nolasanchez30 31-35, F Jul 7

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    How do I deal with bad fall outs with my friend? I'm worried about going back to school, she will take my best friend away from me
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    How do I end it with my MM? He's been a jerk lately. I've forgiven him many times. Last week I forgave him for his online searches...he actually has kept his promise but he also...
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    Last night I was freaking out, thinking I may be reaching that point where I either need to say good-bye to my best friend or I'm going to make a huge mistake. Today though, I feel...
    saundra04 saundra04 26-30, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I happen to love two men. Is that a crime? It's not like I have to act on it, right? Why do I feel so guilty at times? Is it wrong to be friends with someone? This is my dilemma.
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    My MM has disrespected me one too many times. I have tried to be everything that he wanted but have lost myself. I've lost my spark, my enthusiasm for life and even sometimes my...
    nolasanchez30 nolasanchez30 31-35, F a week ago

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    Unfortunately he is straight so there is no chance 😔
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