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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    Yes, I am married, with children, and have fallen in love with someone on the side. My new male lover makes me feel so wonderful and loved when we are together. We have so much...
    maryannelamb maryannelamb 46-50, F 10 Responses Mar 31

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    I've been riding for 2 years now and I've fallen three times. First time was on a trail ride and the horse spooked. Got my elbow grazed and a large pancake sized bruise on my hip...
    SparkleSwirl SparkleSwirl 18-21, F Apr 6

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    I haven't fallen in over a year! It's making me itchy because I know I'm "due for a fall"!
    DreamingDreamingDreaming DreamingDreamingDreaming 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 27

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    I fell today. :( I was play fighting with my sister. And I hit her, and started to run backwards, and then I stepped on my own slippers and fell on my butt. Lol, my mother and her...
    CaribbeanEmpress CaribbeanEmpress 18-21, F Apr 8

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    I met him a year and a half ago and my world changed. I am married and he is 14 years younger. There was an instant connection, literal sparks. We have been seeing each other on...
    Kristen2331 Kristen2331 41-45, F 3 Responses Mar 28

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    i was living and working in the states and i made a huge mistake of letting my temper get the best of me and i lost my job and soon had to leave the country so now im back in the...
    ENGLAND22 ENGLAND22 26-30, M Mar 25

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    Some idiot sabotaged my story and flagged it again. This time I'm furious, if you won't stop bugging my stories, I will come after you. I will have my deleted story back, no matter...
    iTetra iTetra 13-15, F 3 Responses Mar 27

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    I didn't know I could so easily be moved to fall in love with her. It wasn't planned. I simply was looking for a lonely soul on EP who lived in the same state, was from the same...
    Jonny1959 Jonny1959 56-60, M 2 Responses Mar 25

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    My mood collapsed. Pointless came. Fear of fined And removed. And enraged. Stupid fears. based in facts. But not gone yet.
    convertihd convertihd 46-50, M Mar 26

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    And am so tired. They push. We fall. They never get punished. But we do. We are more humane. But they control society. So tired. So poor. So sad.
    convertihd convertihd 46-50, M 5 days ago

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    Feeling amazing.love to be loved by you.oppa sahrange.
    femina femina 26-30, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    I had a dream a few nights ago where I was in my old house. I was with somebody else, I think, and there were these two murderers. They were trying to kill us and we kept running...
    RhinosaurusRex RhinosaurusRex 18-21, F 4 Responses Mar 27

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    Today is April 2nd, and it has been almost 48 hours since my IUD was inserted. Let me preface my story with a bit of backstory: my reproductive system has been a mess for months...
    JenneCA JenneCA 22-25, F Apr 2

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    My Continuation of my Trichotillomania Story: Part 2: Healing Journey… Out of the darkness into the sun… Breakaway…. Grew up in a small town And when the rain would fall...
    ninja5593 ninja5593 18-21, F Mar 20

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    is it any wonder I have trust Issues? You close yourself off from people because you've been betrayed enough times that you throw up walls to protect yourself. Then somebody...
    RestlessWarrior1 RestlessWarrior1 46-50, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    is it any wonder I have trust Issues? You close yourself off from people because you've been betrayed enough times that you throw up walls to protect yourself. Then somebody...
    RestlessWarrior1 RestlessWarrior1 46-50, M 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    I'd like to go back in time and redo high school. It makes me sad knowing that in the past 6 months or so I have started to improve on things like being more sociable and more...
    TheEnduringSunrise TheEnduringSunrise 18-21, F 5 Responses Mar 28

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    I haven't seen this girl since I lived in Indiana back when I was 4 years old. It's now been 15 years and we have gotten back in touch with each other and are talking and enjoying...
    volsfan123 volsfan123 18-21, M Mar 23

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    I need a lot of advice. So my boyfriend cheated on me like two months into our relationship with a girl who I was friends with but not like best friends with. It was at a party...
    corkcem corkcem 18-21, F Mar 30

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    Well a few years ago one of my family members had gotten some kind of brain cancer and it made her to where she had memory loss. she couldnt remember any of her family or anything...
    NikkiBaby1698 NikkiBaby1698 16-17, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I was told in late of January that I have herpes when a few days before I had been feeling flu like symptoms n days later I got the bumps in my private I haven't gotten blood work...
    livelife91 livelife91 22-25, M 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    I really hit it off with a guy on here. He actually claimed to have fallen in love with me. I also developed feelings for him. Against my intuition, I gave him my phone number. We...
    Daddyshornygirl Daddyshornygirl 26-30, F 4 Responses 5 days ago

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    I am a very gifted communicator. How ever I have social anxiety. Not as bad as I used to because I have worked on it. But most importantly I have social sham and social grace...
    louisthe17th louisthe17th 46-50, M Apr 4

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    HELP ME!! My roommate has the stomach flu!!!! I am seriously panicking and don't know what to do...my boyfriend disinfected the kitchen for me and took me to his place, but I had...
    hummingbirdbullets hummingbirdbullets 22-25, F 3 Responses Apr 2

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    My boyfriend broke up with me three days before our 5 year anniversary and I'm having the hardest time dealing with it. We are only young I know that, and I didn't think things...
    myallegory1 myallegory1 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 4

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    I'm a dress size 18-20 and my bra size is 40C, it's so hard to find my bra size anywhere because I have a big back strap size but small cup. I wish I had bigger boobs. I hate my...
    Fierrrrce Fierrrrce 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 3

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    I think everyone makes mistakes in life ,I know I have and some of them have been big mistakes . I think the 2 biggest mistakes I made in life was marrying my ex wife and helping...
    nakednudist nakednudist 46-50, M 1 Response Apr 6

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    A little high today. Usually I manage a low grade hypomania...its a great place of creativity having energy to multitask and be very productive. But every now and then when I get a...
    MrHeartaFire MrHeartaFire 41-45, M 2 Responses Apr 8

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    this is kinda funny that i forgot why & what am doing in this room ? :D to remember i have to go back my room stand there and i try to think harder then i remember why did i go to...
    deeptastic deeptastic 18-21, M 5 days ago

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    Check off any of these You have done in Your life.[ ] You’ve gone skydiving.[x] You’ve kissed someone.[x] You’ve gone on a road trip.[ ] You’ve gone...
    ciarle ciarle 22-25, F Mar 23

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    Will this ever end? Hello. I'm 19 years old and turning 20 this year. I just graduated college and I'm about to find my first job. And I have PKC. I was first diagnosed with...
    cgdruta cgdruta 18-21, F 1 hr ago

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    On January 29th 2015, i broke my arm. The ulna and radius were both completely snapped. I had to have an operation to have metal plates put in. It's been about 10 weeks and i still...
    PoppyJones113 PoppyJones113 16-17, F 2 hrs ago

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