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I Have Gone Through A Lot

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    Life Is Confusions?

    When i tell people somethings that have happened in my life things about my parents and things that i and my family have been through, people look at me and act like my life has been bad, but to me it isn't. I would like to state that i'm not underplaying for sympathy or anything...
    livelifehard livelifehard 18-21, F May 19, 2013

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    Walk A Mile In My Shoes Before Judging Me.

    Let me take you on a trip back in time to a part of my life that was very dark and emotionless. Back to a time before my wife. Back 17 years. I may be ridiculed or told I am weak or soft or even stupid. Please do not pass judgement on me. I did the things I did to survive with...
    wolf1975 wolf1975 36-40, M 2 Responses Nov 22, 2013

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    Huntress Pauses.

    Usually Huntress appears in the poems hunting those wolves...The large slobbering, cunning wolves whose muscles ripple and who kill as sure as looking at you little insignificant sheep...Today she is in a brief story that must be told as preparation...Warriors who know her will...
    PoetryNEmotion PoetryNEmotion 51-55, F 7 Responses Jun 30, 2012

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    Love Happens With Criminals!

    Hey there! I Want to share my real time life changing experience.... Life wasn't in my hands. Everything was out of control. Spent lot of money keeping family at stake only for him and in return he left me grief!!! Pain which was irrevocable. I used to go behind him even after...
    Souji Souji 26-30 Aug 1, 2013

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    There it is again, The lump in my throat.

    Will it begin? Or shall it start to coat, My esophagus, My intestines, Like a fungus, Like an infection. Dripping down my insides. My digestion, Of a hardship- a pound Of pure isolation. What did I consume, Or it me? A lifetime of doom? A lifetime of me?
    MDaddysGirlM MDaddysGirlM 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 2

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    From Carbon To Diamond

    My life has been a rough one. Nothing ever went the way I wanted it to go for the first 25 years of my life.. Only in the recent years have things finally turned around. I saw a friend's quote which read, "Iron does not become steel until it has gone through the fire"... and it...
    SheFoxy SheFoxy 26-30, F 1 Response Jun 9, 2012

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    I Am Going Through A Lot

    I am going through some hard times, but also the best time of my life. My heart is aching to be with the one I love. But again my parents won't let me be with him. He's older...much older than me. But I love him more than words can describe. But because of my past and the...
    Deepess Deepess 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 11, 2013

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    In primary school I was hated ,

    so I went to a Secondary where no-one could find me, but stuff just got worse.... I was mentally damaged by all the hate from primary but it didn't kick in as depression till my first year of secondary. It wasn't that bad, til I tarted cutting and hurting myself, my alter ego...
    Kawaiiness Kawaiiness 13-15, F 1 Response Feb 12

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    Overcast With Tears

    It is overcast here today. The sky is a vibrant blue and the fluffy white clouds scurry across the sky looking for some fun. The skies are grey. No sun caresses my skin or touches my hair or warms my chill. I feel such a loss. The numbness is not as bad, but it remains in this...
    PoetryNEmotion PoetryNEmotion 51-55, F 2 Responses Sep 15, 2012

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    My Personal Story.

    My life is a series of milestones. Everybody loves me, sometimes, everybody hates me. I'm me. No one can change me. I'm a professional photographer I work with my 19 year old friend, because my dad..Oh dear dad, that *****, never gives me any allowance. He only gives it to my...
    1h473h1M 1h473h1M 13-15 Mar 18, 2012

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    I Believe In Long Distance Relationship

    I have been in a lot of long distance relationship and I just want to talk or share with people their storiesor experiences about that good or bad it doesn't matter. I came to this site recently and I hope I will enjoy to meet new people and talk about many things. I'm opened...
    lotusfriend lotusfriend 31-35, F 2 Responses Apr 4, 2013

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    The loss of a new friend is the latest sting I

    feel. Yes I have caused this current turmoil in my life. I won't bog myself down with this loss any longer. I know that she was seeking something from me and I from her, unfortunately we were not meant to be in this time and space, so I bid a mournful goodbye to you LACY, may...
    snowman70 snowman70 41-45, M Jan 10

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    I first started to self harm when I was 13. My parents went through a divorce. It was a rough time especially with an alcoholic father. I had stopped self harming when I turned 14...
    EveMarieJones EveMarieJones 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 4

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    My story is extremely complicated, but quite interesting if you erase all the negatives....I am from a mixed heritage and was born to a catholic mother and Jewish father. When I...
    londongirl98 londongirl98 16-17, F a week ago

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    I'm one of then people that had landed into the role of councillor among my friends... I don't mind, looking out for everyone, listening to there problems all the time...
    Charcaine Charcaine 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    I have been to emotional hell and back. I have been cheated on, used, abused mentally, and stabbed in the back by "friends", But I will not be a bitter women like I used to be. I...
    strawberry38 strawberry38 36-40, F 4 days ago

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    You beat my mother up whilst she was pregnant with me & screamed that you didn't want a baby. I was born on the 5th of February 1994 and for a second, you had changed your mind. So...
    EBAAA EBAAA 18-21, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Iv been.. Abused sexually, Mentally abused, Physically abused, Lied too, Left alone, Sworn at, Degraded by words, Told I am ugly, Bullied, Not loved, Beaten, All this pain had...
    Gentleandlovingsoul Gentleandlovingsoul 36-40, F Jul 1

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    Sometimes God give you no other option but to make you stronger :)
    LoverBoyMike LoverBoyMike 18-21, M 3 days ago

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    Hello! I'm Kristina, I'm 18 years old. In February this year I was diagnosed Swyer syndrome. Although I'm trying to get used to require me to help people who know I'm going through...
    kika96 kika96 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 8

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    You call me arrogant. Is that not merely a judgement? Who are you to judge me as arrogant, because I do not speak to you, because I prefer to sit alone, because I am broken...
    dinah897 dinah897 16-17, F 20 hrs ago

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    When I was aged two my father was accused of molesting my half sister (same mum) at age 7, he was imprisoned for 8yrs and my sister's father took her away from the family. I...
    juleswillo1 juleswillo1 26-30, F 2 Responses Jul 9

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    My family has a history of diseases, especially cancer. These diseases were what left my mother and her siblings orphans at young ages. I knew that one of my grandparents was...
    JumpingTomatoes JumpingTomatoes 16-17 7 hrs ago

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    This is my first post on EP. I'm so glad I found this app! :) I was diagnosed with Adult ADHD (predominantly inattentive) in the summer of 2011. My first experience with...
    I4n3 I4n3 22-25, M 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    When I was eleven I went to boarding school, leaving my three year old stepsister, Molly, at home. I had always been short for my age, and she had been rather tall but she was 3 so...
    betsy92 betsy92 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 13

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    I love it when i get to share stuff to help others, specially positive stuff because life is more about the ups than the downs. I recently shared my experience with an addict...
    Marypossa Marypossa 26-30, F 4 Responses Jul 8

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    In October I had an abortion. I've gone through the stages of grief, though it was painful I understood it and so did others. But then there were the emotions and thoughts that I...
    DizzieDazie DizzieDazie 18-21, F Jul 5

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    I used to have a very beautiful face. I hated my body but my face was attractive ( something i didnt realize then). Years of constant bullying of my rail skinny body got me...
    horridlife horridlife 18-21, F 4 Responses Jul 15

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    Five years ago my mother and her husband set up a plan to steal our large business out from under my husband and I. This left us in such emotional and financial distress we were...
    kwetten kwetten 41-45, F 5 Responses Jun 30

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    My husband and I have been together for 18 years and now due to traumatic childhood event that he just remembered a year ago he now has multiple personality disorder (mod) or...
    apryljeff apryljeff 41-45, F 3 Responses Jul 11

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    I had been married for four months before I found out that my husband, whom I have been in a committed relationship for 9 years including a year-long engagement, cheated on me. It...
    krk314 krk314 31-35, F 5 Responses Jul 21

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    Just under a year ago I revelled in believing I had discovered the equation of the meaning of life: 1 + (2+2) = 2 which I believed would cure cancer. I also believed I had found...
    rewindme rewindme 22-25, M 1 Response Jul 8

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    I gone through so much of experiences of my whole life. Not all are good. A lot of good also. I learned many things from my experiences. Still I never feel bad for any time. Been...
    Smunai Smunai 36-40, F 2 Responses Jul 14

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    That does not necessarily mean I deliberately go out ever time it pours but many times I have gone out for a walk or a bike ride and if I planned to go somewhere I don't stop for...
    Canuck05 Canuck05 41-45, M a week ago

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    My husband and I have been married 18 years. We were married young (19) and under stressful circumstances (we were broke up when I found out I was pregnant). We have had a very...
    iheartmybabies iheartmybabies 36-40, F 1 Response Jul 9

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    This is massively true, well apart from the fact I don't think I have any. I have some 'friends' but are they true friends? probably not. And considering my age (25), this probably...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jul 11

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    I’ve been a girl for nearly a year and I feel I’m the happiest girl who has ever lived. I know it’s not true, but it does describe how I feel. If I’d had to go on as a boy...
    Iamsasha Iamsasha 18-21, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    I am from the deep south and I have gone black and not coming back. All of my babies will be black and none white.
    lovechildreninside lovechildreninside 16-17, F 4 Responses Jul 16

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    My mum was a single teenage mum that had to raise me all on her own so social services were constantly in and out of our lives. I had to call the ambulance a lot for my mum because...
    Soperslime Soperslime 18-21, F 4 Responses Jul 7

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    I am only 18 but I have been through a lot. I have attended my fair share of funerals and I have disorders, I have had cancer scares also . I see myself as strong and I love to...
    mckenziegibson mckenziegibson 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 19

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    I am a ski racer ( downhill ski racing like you have probably seen on the olympics) . I like many ski racers spend their summers at Mt.Hood, Oregon. In 2009 I was a happy and...
    Snowtiger4 Snowtiger4 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 8

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    Help/advice needed from other twins who have been through this. Entering very testing times. I'm not too sure what I'm meant to do now...I feel internal chaos. A year and a half...
    topsykrit topsykrit 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 13

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    I can't say this is much of a pleasant find for me tonight... After all, we are all here because we have the same problem. I am however happy to share my experience with others in...
    HerSuitIsMe HerSuitIsMe 31-35, F Jul 4

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    I was diagnosed with chronic insomnia at the age of 13. The longest I have gone without sleep is 6 days, I was 16. On day 6 I was taken to the ER and my parents were told that they...
    TryingToLoveLifeNow TryingToLoveLifeNow 18-21, F Jul 4

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    I wonder whatever happened to UFO's, Bigfoot and Elvis sightings? Seems to me since the 80's when video cameras became commonplace and on into the 90's and the 21st century with...
    midnighttrain61 midnighttrain61 51-55, M 1 Response Jul 11

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    I'm 34 years old and NO ONE has ever really asked me out on a date in real life. Of course I have dated. I have even married, and now I'm separating. I dated people I met online...
    anginsan99 anginsan99 31-35, F 2 Responses Jul 13

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    I suppose I draw from discipline instilled in me when I was younger and the belief that there's got to be something bigger than us out there. I have been through a lot and I feel...
    MelMel68 MelMel68 31-35, F 4 Responses Jul 13

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