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I Have Overcome Alot

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    I know I have gone through some things in my 29 years.  maybe not as much as some, but more than others.  I am proud of having lived through it all too, though I am not always happy with the way it has sculpted my views or personality exactly.  Here is a brief over...
    Deadweezyl Deadweezyl 26-30, M 1 Response Feb 9, 2008

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    My Life'S Ups And Downs

    I was born in 1989 in July to a wonderful mother who had to be a single parent. She did her best by all accounts even though she was diagnosed with breast cancer when I was 3, but that didn't slow her down in life at all. We took a family trip to Disney World one year. I think I...
    SomniumProeliator SomniumProeliator 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 28, 2013

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    I Will Always Have Something That I Need to Push Through, Something I Will Have to Overcome.

    in the reletively short amount of time that ive been on earth, i have been through alot...especially for someone my age. im sure there are many people who have been through more......im not saying i am some extrordinary case. BUT i can say that despite being inflicted with...
    lostandfound101 lostandfound101 16-17, F 3 Responses Sep 13, 2009

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    my mum and no one around me can see me surviving or positive or successful because it goes against their beliefs. how disgusting that your whole life is based off of someones pain...
    Misscoconut Misscoconut 18-21, F 4 days ago

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    This is an example of someone just WANTING something bad to happen. My mum started screaming at me to turn down my music... I just was getting my headphones and making sure my...
    Misscoconut Misscoconut 18-21, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    I can't WAIT until I can say 'I have left my abusive family' and done it on my own. I cannot WAIT. I CAN'T WAIT. That makes me so happy that I even have SOMETHING to look forward...
    Misscoconut Misscoconut 18-21, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I haven't gotten over all the emotional scarring but bruises heal and I had to move on.
    Alylovespuppies Alylovespuppies 18-21, F 3 days ago

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    it wasn't physical. it was more mental. I think they thought they were being truthful. but you should never ever tell a child that they aren't intelligent enough to do anything...
    littlesadone littlesadone 41-45, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    my mums only happy when I'm sad and miserable. I'm not even kidding... it's come so obvious now that it's come to the point that she'll scream outside my door like a maniac if I'm...
    Misscoconut Misscoconut 18-21, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    She has simultaneously absolved herself of any responsibility for your obvious antipathy towards her, implied that it's something fundamentally wrong with you that makes you angry...
    Misscoconut Misscoconut 18-21, F 4 days ago

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    No disrespect to anyone on here but to be 100% Honest, I really am so ******* tired of reading all these posts with people complaining about how bad there lives are going on here...
    LaxingBoy LaxingBoy 13-15, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I want to overcome this... Help me... Where should I start? What other people do that they are happy and thriving? What's wrong with me?
    Parisiano Parisiano 22-25, M 1 Response Jan 17

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    I have had family members overcome Cancer and beat it, but I have also lost family members from it too. A few years ago, I lost my grandmother. She had stage 3 bone cancer, and...
    BananaSmoothiee BananaSmoothiee 18-21, F 5 Responses Dec 26, 2014

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    Yes I have it and I hate it,I want to get help but sometimes I don't want help from others. I realized lately I start to get depressed for no reason and I am sometimes irritable...
    AJMClassof2014 AJMClassof2014 18-21, F 4 Responses Dec 27, 2014

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    For the majority of my youth I was athletic, smart, enthusiastic, and overall an extremely sociable person. I was a varsity lettermen for swimming my freshmen year of high school...
    durden284 durden284 22-25, M Dec 28, 2014

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    As someone who has diminished anxiety's power over life, I can honestly preach that meds are NOT the only way to take control back. I believe that anxiety is here to teach us about...
    dafunkofamadhatter dafunkofamadhatter 26-30, M 2 Responses Dec 28, 2014

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    I really need some advice I have thought about my situation too much and I just keep getting stuck. I've had an alcoholic father and sister who have both recovered I know what it's...
    jeanie08 jeanie08 22-25 1 Response Jan 3

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    Everyone has there inner demons that put you down and make you think bad things are going to happen or something you are when you are not being positive is the best way to defeat...
    rach232323 rach232323 18-21, F Jan 3

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    Why now?????? Hope we could overcome this problem :(
    Meoawwrr Meoawwrr 18-21, F Jan 4

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    I fear and crave intimacy simultaneously. So many times break my own heart by letting fear win out. I may lose someone very special to me if I continue with this problem for one...
    NamelessNomad NamelessNomad 22-25, F Jan 4

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    Is it nasty leading one person on hoping it'd trigger something, just to overcome someone else? I don't want to hurt anyone, I always end up doing it anyways.
    BeatTheBest BeatTheBest 18-21, M 1 Response Jan 4

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    I thought he was the one and I'd be lying if I denied still feeling that way. It's 2015. I spent 2012-2013 waiting for him to get his **** together and come around, despite knowing...
    sad1243 sad1243 31-35, F Jan 4

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    My brother just turned 18, but this happened in the summer when he was 17. I'm not going to go into much detail in order to protect him. Anyways, my family has a vacation house...
    Hey121212 Hey121212 22-25, F Jan 8

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    It hit me so hard last night and this morning. I know I will never be able to overcome my shyness/nervousness. I haven’t had not even one friend in going on seven years I haven...
    MadDog21 MadDog21 31-35, M Jan 10

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    "What Faith Can Do" - Kutless 2011Everybody falls sometimesGotta find the strength to riseFrom the ashesAnd make a new beginningAnyone can feel the acheYou think it's more than...
    sunnycaramelo sunnycaramelo 46-50, F 1 Response Jan 12

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    I got my first dui in August of 2014. I was at home drinking on a Friday night when a family member called. They were going through a hard time and needed me. I thought I was okay...
    Vsmommy Vsmommy 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 14

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    I have been through a few traumas. I am very slow to trust and open up. I'm very quick to distrust and withdraw. If provoked, I begin escalation of force. I feel trapped, sad...
    efron1 efron1 31-35, M 1 Response Jan 15

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    When you realize that everything is not working out for you. Everything just sucks, my life seems to push my down, and having this emptiness inside, drowns me in sadness that I can...
    XxscarsxX XxscarsxX 16-17, F 1 Response Jan 17

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    Some strange things happen to me when I get really angry, like blackouts, but first off my 110 pound friend (really skinny I know) apparently pissed me off and then *poof* blackout...
    InsaneELi InsaneELi 13-15, M 4 days ago

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    I have major trust issues. Unfortunately, most people don't understand and that causes me to lose a lot of friends. Luckily, I've been working to overcome this. Maybe one day I can...
    Leofflaed Leofflaed 18-21, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    COCKROACHES. The most vile creatures I've ever dealt with. Small ones. Large ones. Ones you could put a saddle on. They were so bad in Philly I had to leave town. Lousy landlords...
    seewhathappens seewhathappens 51-55, F 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    Im going back to school on tuesday and ive been out since end of school last year. I think its time to grow some nuts and overcome my anxiety...
    LocoSaulteaux LocoSaulteaux 13-15, M 1 day ago

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    EXPIRED though the shot hurt alot you seemed very relieved, you said now you will always come back to me . well A few years later I happened to run to far , I could not see you...
    youreadwhat youreadwhat 18-21, F 14 hrs ago

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    I have my next MRI this coming week to make sure the inter-ventricular neurocytoma in my left lateral ventricle is not growing. We haven't done a biopsy due to the complications it...
    llventricle123 llventricle123 22-25, F 6 hrs ago

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    I feel as if my mum hates me. She always attacks me for being just like my father and brings me down because of it. I am currently having relationship problems and I feel as if...
    SecretAbby SecretAbby 18-21, F 2 Responses 16 hrs ago

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    Because of my social anxiety, I have become jaded and cynical. I tell myself I don't need to be popular, I don't need to have lots or friends, I don't need to be the life of the...
    GrimCreeper0150 GrimCreeper0150 22-25, M 3 Responses 7 hrs ago

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    I am tired. I grew up in a disfunctional middle class family. My mother is manic depressive bipolar, and my dad dealt with his problems by working and drinking. I never understood...
    EnglishBrand EnglishBrand 22-25, F 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    You have to have respect for yourself... You should never let anyone treat you like your worthless... Know your self worth... That doesn't mean act conceited... That means have...
    QuietWriter QuietWriter 70+, F 2 Responses 2 hrs ago

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    I been in two hospital and four different doctors because my leg is swollen stiff can't move my toes are ankle and I can't walk, I have a dead frozen leg, and am on crutches the...
    Gold40 Gold40 46-50, F 2 hrs ago

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    I didn't know in which group should I write so I'll write here . Actually I don't have this kind of friend , but I do have ***ting friend. I asked him before if he's into me or not...
    brojob brojob 18-21, F 15 hrs ago

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    I'm only 17 years old like I said on my "I'm a strange person post" and I like a men who's 47 years old. Everything started last winter, when I because close friends with a...
    lunaxo lunaxo 18-21, F 2 Responses 7 hrs ago

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    I'm 22. about to be 23, and I have no idea what I want to do with my life, at least in this way that we live. I do know that I want to be the best person I can be, physically...
    LindseyMae LindseyMae 22-25, F 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    As a kid I remember writing numbers in the colors they should be. I've always liked numbers. I didn't pay atention to it for years until I read a post on a forum. The author...
    Laila4 Laila4 36-40, F 1 Response 58 mins ago

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    I dreamed about my ex... It has been a year since I last saw him. I have had dreams where I contacted him/he contacted me out of nowhere before. But this was a little different. In...
    Lolinondoda Lolinondoda 16-17, F 11 hrs ago

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    My aunt's husband passed away this morning. He was a nice man, but he was also from that generation that were taught real men don't cry, and real men don't show feelings and he was...
    diablesse34 diablesse34 46-50, F 8 Responses 7 hrs ago

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