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I Have Had My World Shattered

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    Have you ever woken up one morning to a world

    far different than the one you'd known before falling asleep the night before? Did you frantically search for all the familiar things that ceased to be tangible when your eyes opened upon this strange new place that you found yourself thrust into? Where to begin, what to do...
    SoulJourner SoulJourner 36-40, M 2 Responses Jan 9

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    Shaterred By 2 Gunshots

    Two months ago my husband was murdered in our house. It had been a beautiful day; we were getting ready to go to bed. Three men entered my home; we had left the back door open. When I went to put my children to sleep a man entered my daughter’s room, put a gun to our heads he...
    tristeviuda tristeviuda 41-45, F 4 Responses Jul 26, 2012

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    Separation Blues

    Need to get the hang of this so excuse initial ramblings. The story so far.... After 18 years my other half has suddenly and unexpectedly decreed me boring,  and no longer worthy of her attentions. Seems that what I had seen as a comfortable, familiar routine she has come to...
    Atomicbelly Atomicbelly 41-45, M 5 Responses Oct 6, 2007

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    Cheating Ex

    My ex cheated on me but I couldn't prove it , now he's with someone who I used to be friendly with and I have proof that he has slept with someone else on her , do I reveal this info ???
    lovehats lovehats 36-40, F 6 Responses Nov 13, 2013

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    Shattered..........

    I am a broken person. Shattered into a million pieces. Empty and alone. Unable to cope. Something must be wrong with me. My scares prove it. The way I watch the blood seeping from my skin. How Iv'e planned my death a thousand times. I long for the end. The end of my pain. I don't...
    Anto815 Anto815 46-50, F Jan 19, 2011

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    My Shattered World

    My world has been torned into pieces several times. To describe every time that it broke would just be too painful. Let me just say that it hurted, it hurted a lot, and it still does. One day you are happy, you are an innocent kid that is simply surprised by everyday misteries...
    amoabetty amoabetty 18-21, F 3 Responses Nov 2, 2008

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    The Day I Woke Up

    to find out my wife was killed the day after i was in theplane crash and then into a coma and our mother took her own life thinking both her kids were dead
    rickibrat2 rickibrat2 61-65, M Oct 17, 2011

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    What Do You Do?

    What do you do when everybody who said things would get better turn out to be wrong?  I heard it all a year ago from people in my life.  That is would get better, just give it a few months, somebody else will come along, etc.....  They were all wrong.  It...
    jack1970b jack1970b 31-35, M 2 Responses Jan 18, 2010

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    I Felt My Heart Break

    Twice this happened, when everything is going amazingly well them BAM! I get a kick in the teeth and the most horrible pain in my chest. The first time was when my bf from uni told me he was going to travel to Australia and probably never come back. I dealt with that, he had...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Aug 1, 2008

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    Broken, Bruised, Abandoned, And Tossed Aside...

    all of these have happened to me..  You shattered my dreams You took part of me away with you when you went Not once, but a thousand tears I've cried They ran down my cheeks, when I was alone Who knows if you saw from where you were Did you see what state...
    Littlemisssomebody Littlemisssomebody 31-35, F 1 Response May 2, 2010

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    ïÏ Have Had My World Shattered"

    I have had my "world shattered"   By alot of thing's in my life,   but  despite all the pain out of it comes wisdom and strength (eventually)  and after a long while you begin to heal and are stronger in the end.
    Feflower Feflower 36-40, F 2 Responses Aug 1, 2008

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    Time and Time Again.

    I have had my world shattered. Time and time again. It feels like it's the story of my life. My world is shattered. I pick up the pieces and try to repair it. And it's shattered again. And again. I always manage to pick up those pieces... somehow, I manage to find them. Often...
    SheistheLorax SheistheLorax 18-21, F 3 Responses Mar 29, 2009

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    When They Don't Mean "I Do"

    My world was shattered about 3 years ago when my husband decided that instead of loving me he would turn me into his punching bag.  I'm thankful I got away from him and that I'm now in a loving and stable relationship but the scars his abuse left behind are still having a...
    smallfry78 smallfry78 26-30, F 2 Responses Nov 2, 2008

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    Why Do I Keep Falling For This??

    So my life-shattering ex has popped back up after being quiet for 2 months.  She sent me an e-mail out of the blue that was just begging for me to reply by hinting at some information.  I took the bait like an idiot and responded.  It went just like it always goes...
    jack1970b jack1970b 31-35, M 6 Responses Jan 5, 2010

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    Why Do I Keep Falling For This??

    So my life-shattering ex has popped back up after being quiet for 2 months.  She sent me an e-mail out of the blue that was just begging for me to reply by hinting at some information.  I took the bait like an idiot and responded.  It went just like it always goes...
    jack1970b jack1970b 31-35, M 1 Response Jan 5, 2010

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    Heartbroken - Lied To - Used Up -

    My heart has been broken so many time that the last time i felt it shatter into millions of tiny fragments - I don't know if it can ever be whole again - i don't know if there is enough super glue in the world to put it back together - how can i love with my whole heart if my...
    EmraldMarshal EmraldMarshal 36-40 Oct 16, 2011

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    And I Have Nothing Left To Loose

    Yes... the one pure thing I had in my life. The one thing that gentled my heart and spirit is gone. In the wink of an eye my world was turned upside down, and shattered. So I'm looking for all the pieces. But along with everything being turned inside out, I noticed something...
    Toby2day Toby2day 51-55, F 2 Responses Nov 20, 2009

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    Shell

    How do you feel? (Whispers) I don't know. What do you want? (Whispers) nothing. Are you sure? (Whispers) Yes. What's wrong? (Whispers) I don't know. Are you sad? (Whispers) No. Are you angry? (Whispers) No. Are you happy? (Whispers) No. Then what are you? .... (Whispers...
    Pandora7Asylum Pandora7Asylum 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 23, 2012

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    Shattered, Re-shattered, and Shattered Again By My Life Situation

    This is a hard story to tell.  I am a professor at an institution where I get to advise undergrads as well as grad students.  That said, let me just say it...my grad student, a woman that I helped bring from Pakistan to study in the USA, is now about to become my now ex...
    Snarkygirl Snarkygirl 46-50, F 4 Responses Mar 28, 2009

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    A Different Childhood

    When I was 11, my 9 year old brother was diagnosed with a brain tumor. Things were never quite the same in our family after that. It was an emotional roller coaster at our house. He had re-occurring medical issues for 10 more years and then passed away.
    Kirtchen Kirtchen 46-50 Nov 2, 2008

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    Betrayed And Destroyed

    I was totally in love with a woman who told me I was the best thing that ever happend to her, she had never been so happy, she had never been so in love, etc....  But she was meeting random guys behind my back for sex.  She had to tell me the truth after she gave me an...
    jack1970b jack1970b 31-35, M 5 Responses Dec 23, 2009

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    Two Years On - Put The Pieces Back Together But The Cracks Still Show.

    Hi everyone. First off, a huge and heartfelt thank you to all that commented on my initial post, and similar posts in other forums. What an amazing community and what a blessed way to use the web! Although I don't know any of you and we will never meet the support and "You...
    Atomicbelly Atomicbelly 41-45, M 3 Responses Nov 23, 2009

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    By My Own Hand

    It was wonderful until I destroyed it. I feel so worthless, I have never hurt anyone I loved, NEVER and yet - after not sleeping for a week, my mind was like jello without the fruity flavor and I did something so thoughtless and so stupid that I can't...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Oct 29, 2009

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    Advice Please

    I really need some advice today,my heart is shattered. Is there any Virgo men that would be willing to give me some advice??
    southerncharm71 southerncharm71 41-45, F 2 Responses Sep 11, 2013

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    Love Isn't What It Used to Be

    My world was shattered apart last Christmas in '08 when the woman I was with left me for another man. I was with her for a year and it was my longest relationship to date, and she was the best woman I'd ever been with. We had plans for me to move out and live with her this year...
    TheKidiKehT TheKidiKehT 18-21, M 4 Responses Jan 24, 2009

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    Related Experiences

    Good afternoon!! I am new here and I'm in need of some support right now. My husband and i have been married for 3 years and together for 4 years. I have never been done so wrong...
    trinmir trinmir 41-45, F 2 Responses Aug 25

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    Not even a few hours ago, I had my first one. I had been invited to a family meal and I don't know, but I was getting so anxious. I started shaking and couldn't stop. I asked my...
    Angel1509 Angel1509 13-15, F 1 Response Sep 6

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    i had the GBS on 09/04/14, I am now on my third week after surgery... I am now on 2 weeks of purified foods. I did take a challenge and I ate solid food 1/2 cup of roasted potatos...
    normiee65 normiee65 46-50, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Well I have had sex in so many places I would still be here this time next year trying to remember and write down where!
    Thesoutherner Thesoutherner 66-70, M 1 day ago

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    Dear boyfriend of mine We've been together for 3 years and I'm hurting because I can see that you are slowly but surely falling out of love with me. It hurts to know that you don...
    Notquitesurewhatimdoinghere Notquitesurewhatimdoinghere 18-21, F a week ago

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    I really need to tell this story without revealing who I am. Thank you for reading if you are and thank you ep for letting me let it all out. It's a long story and I really can't...
    seabird9 seabird9 16-17, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    To me, having your heart broken isn't like having your whole world shattering. That's too fast, too sudden, too quick. When your heart is breaking, it's more like a slow burn in...
    ThatAcappellaGirl ThatAcappellaGirl 18-21, F Aug 31

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    I'm so sick and tired of just sitting around. I want to fix things that I messed up! I want to do something about the things that I hate in my life. But I just can't. Everything...
    Chips007 Chips007 18-21, M 20 hrs ago

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    It occurred to me sometime during this week that the anniversary of my ER trip, discovering I was pregnant, discovering it was ectopic, and discovering I was on the verge of death...
    SnowflakeWonder SnowflakeWonder 31-35, F Aug 22

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    Last night I had taken my medications which I had stopped taking but wasn't sleeping because of it. I had the worst hallucinations I've ever had. Talking to people not there...
    yennafur yennafur 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 30

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    Today I had my first endoscopy. Being my usual me, with a sever anxiety disorder and irrational fear of vomiting, I was absolutely terrified. Before I went down to the operating...
    anxietygirl99 anxietygirl99 13-15, F Sep 3

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    i fell in love with my best friend when i was 17, her name was sarah.we always done everything together, even went to the same art course. she helped me out through some dark times...
    Thebrokengingerbreadman Thebrokengingerbreadman 22-25, M 1 Response Sep 4

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    okay so in november 2013 I had my tonsils removed & THEY GREW BACK BEFORE THE END OF DECEMBER! I originally had them removed due to 14 cases of strep throat in ONE year & 3 cases...
    brittanyxoxo15 brittanyxoxo15 18-21, F Sep 5

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    I had this really really really awkward date and his name was mason and we just sat there not saying anything so in the mean time we ordered a milkshake so he was like y don't we...
    Strangerdanger47 Strangerdanger47 16-17, F 2 Responses Sep 7

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    Up to this day I have only known about two people that have ever had a crush on me. The first one was in middle school. It was the first time I heard that so I didn't know how to...
    Culinaryman23 Culinaryman23 22-25, M 1 Response Sep 11

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    Yeah I had a panic attach (my worst so far) this week. I got a warning for my shorts being too short, (they were an once longer than they had to be). I got to the stairwell and...
    KateTheStraightedge KateTheStraightedge 16-17, F 4 Responses Sep 11

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    There have been a few that had their friends tell me in the past, but I always wondered who else had a crush on me.
    roselani2005 roselani2005 26-30, F 6 days ago

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    So today after class I had my first gay experience. My friend has his own dorm and it was just us nothing else to worry about. I told him I was scared, he promised we would go slow...
    cgrubb85 cgrubb85 18-21, M 5 days ago

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    Ok hopefully someone can give me a good answer here... So for like a week straight, I was having dreams that I was fully consciously aware were dreams. I know that's just lucid...
    ifearsnowmen ifearsnowmen 18-21, M 1 Response Aug 22

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    I recently had a miscarriage at 10 weeks pregnant. One week later my boyfriend broke up with me. I've been put on antidepressants and still each day is worse than the last
    hightimescanada hightimescanada 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 23

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    This weekend has been so good for me. I've not argued with anyone. I've slept til late. I've not had to feel awkward. I've watched some films I wanted to see. I have baked a big...
    lilygeorge12 lilygeorge12 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 25

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    Do you know what hurts more than getting divorced? Learning your ex had a baby with someone else.....
    Millionairess1 Millionairess1 31-35, F 2 Responses Aug 25

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    First let me mention ...its a bank holiday in the uk..... that means the uk nearly shuffles to a standstill....and the weatherman always forecasts rain for the uk... always...
    expressomarkie expressomarkie 46-50, M 6 Responses Aug 25

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    I've had enough myself, to the point where enough is not in enough. I just want to see what can be thrown at me to make me have enough and have more and more of it. Why? So I can...
    kamachulu kamachulu 22-25, M Aug 25

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    If I hade to guess of the top of my head... Zero
    LeonardFinch LeonardFinch 16-17, M 1 Response Aug 29