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I Have Scars On My Heart That Tell a Story

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    Counting the Scars On My Heart

    Last night I was thinking about the scars I have on my heart..what events in my life left a permanent scar and what events healed and did not leave their mark.  Those that left scars also changed me permanently. I think this is an interesting topic to explore.  I...
    Izabella Izabella 56-60, F Aug 26, 2008

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    IStirring Winter’s MidnightWinter born.

    Snow melting from my father’s boots inter-lacing with my mother’s water shattered on the linoleum. He had walked from the river knowing; leaving his torch, his shift, and his truck that would not ignite in the cold. Knowing.Hours before my mother knew. His children...
    StanleyAnneZaneLatham StanleyAnneZaneLatham 26-30, F Mar 26, 2014

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    Oh My God.

    i was "sleeping"- well i was trying to- and i was in my thought train. my mother unlocked the door- since it was locked- and than it cut my heart. i was like ow that hurt. it seriously felt like a knife cut your heart open. she scared me to death and i was panicing...
    zipseal zipseal 18-21 1 Response Jan 6, 2009

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    Doesnt Everyone.???

    i mean life is super great and all but really it is just one big ice pick stabbing away at our hearts... its up to us to remain happy people and try and make the best of it and then every once in a while we bump into the good stuff and hopefully that makes it all worth it
    sothisisme sothisisme 22-25, F Jan 6, 2009

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    Each silvery strand has their own memory, their own amount of pain, but also strength. Yes, the blade was all I lived for at some points in my life, but that's why the scars mean...
    betruetoyourself14 betruetoyourself14 13-15, F 2 Responses Apr 8

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    Yes all my scars and cuts tell my struggle.I messed up in life and just there again.I promised I wouldn't do it but I did.
    MusicLover4Eternity MusicLover4Eternity 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 4

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    Don't mean to be a ****... Doesn't every scar and cut have a story lol
    charlie41088 charlie41088 26-30, M Mar 29

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    when i was 5 on my birthday i was in an accident and almost die from it. well i have a huge scar on my right leg and i'm really self conscious about it. i don't wear skirts, shorts...
    monsay89 monsay89 22-25, F Mar 29

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    Plz don't ask me to stop cutting because I won't I finally got a scar yay it's not on my wrist though it's more up on my arm I finally have a battle scar
    butterflybaby123 butterflybaby123 13-15 Mar 29

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    because it shows they have had troubles in life and still managed to fight and get through no matter how hard the situation may be, so to me they are beautiful on the inside and...
    kimmy24 kimmy24 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 21

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    My son and I were in my yard walking the dog so he could go poo…. My son says, “I wish I were a dog.. you get to sleep, eat, and play all day.. no worries” I chuckle...
    nocool nocool 41-45, M 4 Responses Apr 2

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    every time i go near the ED, I can't help but remember how wonderful you were and how you made my ED experience so memorable... but I still don't understand what was true and...
    Faith0615 Faith0615 26-30, F Mar 23

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    When your heart shatters it's one of the worst possible feelings in the world.. but the best thing about a heart is that it can be like a jigsaw puzzle, it can be put back together...
    Tripp93 Tripp93 18-21, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    My step mom and her kids, 2 boys and 1 girl took me in for a bit last year becouse my dad got arrested. When they did i would have to get up early in the morning before anyone else...
    cece14779 cece14779 13-15, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I just cut again. I messed up.
    jules401 jules401 13-15, T 6 Responses Apr 3

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    each carved cut within my skin. I sit there and look at every scar think back to what my weak spot look liked an how it made me stronger. I can look at them and think. "wow look...
    DarkKnights10 DarkKnights10 16-17, F 3 Responses a week ago

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    Does it look bad? Bleh
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I suggested "Raisin Denny Hazen" but I was out-voted ... 
    JuniperusCommunis JuniperusCommunis 41-45, M Apr 11

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    Why must I be her enemy and lover at the same time? No one will win, both sides just get hurt.
    Stucat Stucat 16-17, M 1 Response Apr 9

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    How about yours I had one at 50 yer right
    1234cardiff 1234cardiff 46-50, M 1 Response Apr 11

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    This is something that I have been considering for some time now. Before I go into my story, I will tell you a bit about me. I am a divorced, mother of three beautiful children...
    youchampion youchampion 36-40, F Mar 26

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    It was her 22nd birthday yesterday and she is now the same age as me. I meant to write this story yesterday but that never happened. Many times have I shared the story about the...
    Orchards Orchards 22-25, M 5 days ago

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    I know it's odd, but I find myself attracted to people that cut and that have scars. During my stay at a behavior unit, I met a boy around my age who had schizophrenia and was a...
    NightOwlGirl NightOwlGirl 18-21, F Apr 2

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    I have scars on both of my legs due surgery from since I was 8 years old and a couple more to come this June. People always ask me if the scars bother me and I say no...they're...
    missnicething missnicething 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 9

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    She was the reason why I cut myself last year. She's the reason I have scars on my arms and heart. But at the same time she's the reason why I keep going. Why I keep smiling...
    Zim0 Zim0 18-21, M 5 Responses Apr 4

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    Three things you are looking forward to: 1. Painting with paint, charcoal, cray-pas 2. Radio Disney Music Awards 2015 (this weekend) 3. Nick Jonas music tour upcoming List ten...
    blankcheck4urhart blankcheck4urhart 36-40, F 18 hrs ago

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    We all have scars. The right soul knows to love us in spite of them.
    lavendersea lavendersea 41-45, F 4 Responses Apr 11

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    I obsessively pick my face. In fact, I pick at everything. I have sores/red marks all over. I know that it's gonna make it worse if I keep picking but I just can't stop. It just...
    ChantelSurvived ChantelSurvived 22-25, F 3 Responses Mar 25

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    I have scars all over my arms and legs but I don't mind them. I try not to look at people when my arms are bare because I know they're staring at me. I worry that people will think...
    LinkinParkMuse LinkinParkMuse 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 6

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    yes I am a cutter. I have scars on my stomach, throat, wrists and legs.
    Ang012685 Ang012685 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 7

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    Have you ever met someone who is funny, kind, gentle and soft hearted? Have you realized you've fallen for them, almost completely? I have and now I feel its too late to turn back...
    CazieM CazieM 26-30, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I haven't cut for years and I still have scars but you have to look carefully at them to see them
    Brookedrumm Brookedrumm 16-17, F 2 Responses Mar 21

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    I have such a long story sorry, but I am really struggling with this. I have always had a ridiculous fear of viruses and germs, and was diagnosed with an anxiety disorder. I met...
    Sadkitten8 Sadkitten8 36-40, F 2 Responses Apr 2

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    For as long as I can remember I've always had body image issues. I have a bit of a hunch back from scoliosis, I have scars from numerous surgeries and just generally had problems...
    mattywheels25 mattywheels25 26-30, M 3 Responses Apr 3

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    monday, I lost it. I overdosed on pills and for the 1st time in my life, I cut up my wrists. The pills, they didn't stay down and the cuts altho, I will have scars, were not deep...
    GlassGem GlassGem 36-40, F 8 Responses Apr 4

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    I have had heart palpitations off and on for many years. I have a very reactive heart and I am sensitive to any extra beats. I also had a heart murmur and blood pressure issues...
    micybp micybp 46-50, M 6 days ago

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    First of al thanks! So i dropped out of college 2 years after getting unsatisfactory grades. Being at home for the last 1 year made me realize dat all my ideas of having really...
    Heretorant Heretorant 22-25, F Apr 3

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    But it may have shrank. Heart attacks can cause that. Since i smoke.
    convertihd convertihd 46-50, M Mar 22

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    The best way to not get a broken heart, is to pretend that you don't have a heart.
    serenapaul serenapaul 13-15, F 2 Responses Mar 27

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    Words can't begin to express how I feel. Tonight I learned a life lesson nothing is ever certain and true friendship doesn't exist. It's just a hallucination for the fools willing...
    courtney24850 courtney24850 22-25, F a week ago

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    I'm relatively happily married, but sometimes I still feel stuck. How I'd love to be noticed again, to have a fun, good-looking guy to hang out with, maybe fool around with a...
    saundra04 saundra04 26-30, F 4 Responses Apr 10

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