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I Have Had My World Shattered

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    My name is Anthony and I'm 23yrs old . I have had a broken heart twice in my one in elementary school when I graduated from elementary school me and the girl drifted apart. In high...
    Anthony2400 Anthony2400 22-25, M 1 Response 20 hrs ago

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    i know that most think it is sad and it is very depressing but my situation it wasnt sad but a relief. i caused it and brought it on. after having 2 kids with the same man and...
    moongoddess35 moongoddess35 31-35, F 1 day ago

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    Last year when we went to my grandparents I was very tired and stressed from school, and I fell asleep in the car. That resulted in wet pants, to my embarrassment, although my...
    gigilo gigilo 18-21, M 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    It was during the summer. I was out of school and house hopping since I had no stable home to go back to. It was a difficult year. I felt like dying every day. I had bouts of...
    starsheepie starsheepie 22-25, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    It was my teacher.... Sometimes my **** gets on the wrong side of my boxers and i shift them often(it happens!). Well one time, I shifted it during class (more like 8 times XD...
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    3 years ago I went with my friend Peyton to Pennsylvania for a friends party. We were half way there and i told her i had to use the restroom pretty badly. She said ok and agreed...
    peegirl56 peegirl56 26-30, F 6 Responses 3 days ago

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    When awake and in reality, I already feel vulnerable and incapable to do the things I feel I want and need to do, but sleep paralysis gives that demeanor a stronger meaning. I feel...
    darniseg98 darniseg98 16-17, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    When I was about 6 my Grama used to think that I was a very spiritual child and used to tell others that I could see things and hear voices , which is what I would tell her when I...
    Jordinxs1 Jordinxs1 16-17, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Today, I was jumping off my friend's roof into a pile of hay, and then I broke the fall with my hand. One of the bones on my pinky was even sticking out. In conclusion, my whole...
    anonyme23 anonyme23 22-25, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I have broken my right arm twice! The first time I was playing with a friend who lived down the street, and tripped on the uneven sidewalk. The second time I broke it, I was...
    ben243 ben243 22-25, M 4 days ago

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    I thought my fiancé and I were as safe as could be, I'm on birth control, he used a condom. The condom broke so we went out and bought plan b. I started cramping and bleeding and...
    fresh16 fresh16 18-21, F 4 days ago

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    ...i have had everything from restaurant jobs to my own cleaning business, to being a graphic designer and print shop assistant. i haven't worked in about 9 years however.
    sunriseinmyeyes sunriseinmyeyes 31-35, F 4 days ago

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    I think I had another episode of sleep paralysis last night although this time, it's not as scary as I was anticipating and it was much shorter than the ones I've experienced...
    Boujie Boujie 18-21, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I knew my bio mom when I was-15yrs,they had me when both were teenagers..Our relationship is on/off,I often notice she's more communicative when she want to as me for something...
    comfortherself comfortherself 26-30, F 6 days ago

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    I've had five miscarriages
    Sweetpotatopie Sweetpotatopie 36-40, F 1 Response a week ago

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    He shouldn't take me for granted but.. Of course he does.. It won't ever get better but.. of course I have the most difficulty leaving..
    coolusername19 coolusername19 18-21, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    And my days barely started yet. My heels really hurting but no cash so I canto into fast care, and I can't miss work. We got a huge snowstorm, which I'm going to have to drive in...
    oversimplification oversimplification 26-30, F a week ago

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    Depression from a broken heart is one of the common depression, and what makes it interesting is that it's not easy to notice when that person is sad and people would feel very...
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    I have had too many bad dates... this one has been a few years ago. I was meeting up with some guy I'd met online, like a complete idiot. I was a starving college student whose...
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