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I Have Fallen and Gotten Back Up

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 209 People

    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    a world alone by lorde. i heard it the other day on pandora radio. all i have is: "the people are talking, the people are talking" with her humming in my brain over and over...
    cosmosdrift cosmosdrift 31-35, F 2 hrs ago

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    I know i'n considered 'young' for this but i simply don't believe in "love" at my age. What is it? It's like an invisible surrounding. I've been cheated and used. What is that...
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    Looking back in the past, let us take the time to review and remember the lives of people who died 29 years ago in one of the greatest flaws of humans in history. They call it an...
    maksinaliveros maksinaliveros 26-30, F 5 hrs ago

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    I know this is gonna sound like one of those absolutely ridiculous love stories but hear me out please..This guy who I consider one of my best friends we dated for a year & a half...
    cocososowowo cocososowowo 16-17, F 6 hrs ago

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    This is what happens when I stay up late. I start going through everything I've done in my life, then I end up getting hung up on one memory. You really don't realize what you...
    PrinceStrawHat PrinceStrawHat 18-21, M 7 hrs ago

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    due to my fibromyalgia. i've always gotten anxiety stomach issues though.
    cosmosdrift cosmosdrift 31-35, F 7 hrs ago

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    If I don't have music.... My life goes to the crapper pretty fast... It calms the demons in my soul... It excites the heart and body... It makes me take a step back... A step back...
    HisBeautifulDisaster HisBeautifulDisaster 36-40, F 8 hrs ago

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    I have fallen into a deep depression the last few weeks. I can't bring the sun... But, I can bring rays of light.. And that's what I'll doooo..
    chaekowski chaekowski 26-30, M 1 Response 20 hrs ago

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    OK, sometimes it’s easier to give advice that to take it, but I could use your input if you have any experience in dealing with DUI’s and/or violating the terms of your...
    craigp572 craigp572 51-55, M 1 day ago

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    I have reactive Depression that kicked in when my Dad was diagnosed. Things got even worse when my Mum left him for an alcoholic who uses her for sex. My family have fallen apart...
    tinyheart8888 tinyheart8888 18-21, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I am 17 and have been suffering with IIH for two years now. I have been in and out of the doctors, getting tests and after tests. It took the Doctor approx 8 months to diagnose me...
    sarahswim sarahswim 16-17, F 1 day ago

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    after the submission of my phd...today i am feeling a sense of constructive enthusiasm in me, even when i am pretty clueless about this exam i am gona give and it seems quite tough...
    snuffal snuffal 26-30, F 1 day ago

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    It's been about three weeks now and I still haven't gotten a letter, I'm wondering if this is normal because I'm starting to lose hope. I knew I wouldn't hear from him for awhile...
    Bonneyshattuck Bonneyshattuck 18-21, F 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    It has been over a year since we started trying to get pregnant. It became increasingly difficult to even want to try. At first it was exciting. But as the months went on, it...
    St4rbright St4rbright 26-30, F 5 Responses 3 days ago

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    I have thrown my back out again. Woe is me.
    atw623 atw623 26-30, T 4 days ago

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    At work. I have been known to be short with people and I'm easily angered. I have just seen the same old crap and put up with it so often that I have no tolerance for it anymore...
    XlizrocksY XlizrocksY 22-25, F 4 days ago

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    Please pray For me, I miss my ex so much and I really want her back so much, please pray for me to have her come back
    GodsGift24 GodsGift24 22-25, M 4 days ago

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    so, what is it? is it real? I have had symptoms, I haven't been to Florida, but my ex roommate went on Vacation there? I don't c how he could have brought it back to me, but i have...
    StreetgirlnamedDesire504 StreetgirlnamedDesire504 36-40 4 days ago

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    PLEASE HELP ME! he knows i like him, but he keeps leading me on. sometime i hate it when a guy does that. Everyday i catch him staring at me like he has nothing to do. (i don't...
    ilovelove23 ilovelove23 13-15, F 4 days ago

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    I think one of the more depressing things I put up with at this point in my life would have to be listening to all these other people around my age - and even years younger - who...
    Jugemu Jugemu 31-35, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I have fallen in love the only problem is she lives on the other side of the world :(
    edam6510 edam6510 13-15, M 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    Current delusion my brain is trying to insist I believe: I am a jinn. I'm here for whatever reason. I was being chased/held captive by a different jinn for whatever reason and...
    PinkMellow PinkMellow 18-21, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    OK, so I've been friends with this guy for 30 years now, and he's a little bit slow, but he's been there through a lot of stuff for me and he's been an awesome friend. However for...
    goatonicon goatonicon 36-40, M 6 days ago

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    With limerence (which I have) there is a term called NC. It means having no contact with your limerent object (LO). I've been going NC for a few months now. But yesterday was a...
    SZPDiablo SZPDiablo 31-35, M 2 Responses a week ago

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    Why have croutons gotten so big? Remember when they were just little quarter-inch cubes? Now they're gigantic and rock hard. Oh well. Salad is pointless anyway.
    jimmyjohnjohn jimmyjohnjohn 26-30, M 2 Responses a week ago

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    I've Been so friken busy these past few weeks I haven't gotten more than 5 hours of sleep haha
    twalie12 twalie12 16-17, F Aug 26

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    This is for a college essay lol, it's probably not a good one to send in, but I liked it. Please give me your opinion My Mother gave birth with one person in her hospital room...
    Lilique Lilique 16-17, F Aug 26

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    In some weird way I know you meant well. Even after my concussion. Even after feeling your relentless force. It's just that when you got really passionate about something you would...
    wingedjaguar wingedjaguar 22-25, F 7 Responses Aug 24

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    A Letter to A Customer, I know you're busy. So am I. But I wanted to take a moment to let you know that caught your daughter climbing the shelves in my department yesterday. Her...
    BabyRottie BabyRottie 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 24

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    I have done things that i am not proud of saying becoz i have fallen in love with a guy shared personal endeavors but at last am like a bullshit here , he and his friends have...
    parvathyshekhar parvathyshekhar 18-21, F 4 Responses Aug 22

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    He's back so many times I have wished for him to come back so many times I prayed for the second chance to love him so many times I cried for it will never gonna happen so many...
    soyyoprincesa soyyoprincesa 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 22

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    He's back so many times I have wished for him to come back so many times I prayed for the second chance to love him so many times I cried for it will never gonna happen so many...
    soyyoprincesa soyyoprincesa 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 22

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    Now, my husband and I, we have lost a lot of our passion during the years, and I have had a crush with someone I shouldn't have for over 15 years, and that crush has blossomed into...
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