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I Have Scars On My Heart That Tell a Story

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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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    Glad You’re Better The sandpapery sound of

    a leather sole scrapping a slab of sidewalk. The smell of autumn when she struck the match. Falling. The amber flame stretched long; she thought, something that is both steady, yet wavers. She tilted the match horizontal and watched as the tips of the flame formed a...
    StanleyAnneZaneLatham StanleyAnneZaneLatham 26-30, F Apr 15

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    Deep Wounds And Scars

    on my legs on my arms on my heart deep inside me they try to heal but people cut them open
    bellamajors bellamajors 13-15, F Apr 20, 2012

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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

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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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    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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    My True Friend

    Moving back to where I originally come from, has opened my eyes. I see everything around like a battle field. Broken homes, broken bottles, roach clips on the ground, but what I found in this chaos is my friend. My friend helps deal with everything around me. My friend takes the...
    SadN8v SadN8v 26-30, M 1 Response Nov 13, 2013

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    Related Experiences

    I have scars on my upper thighs, from the times when I couldn't cut on my wrists. They're the stories nobody knows better than I do.
    AnonMily AnonMily 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 16

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    I'm sure that every wound tells a story. Whether it be that one time your cat scratched you, or being burnt after escaping a deadly fire; wounds of self-harm bear the most...
    TheSmartestManOnEarth TheSmartestManOnEarth 16-17, M Jun 26

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    Lets see... For the innocent ones, I've got a big patch on my right shin, an arrow shape on my left thigh, and a small one on my right ring finger. For the ones I did myself, I've...
    ALittleLess15 ALittleLess15 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 16

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    I just wish my scars would go away. Does anyone know something that can help..?
    averylynnx averylynnx 13-15, F 1 Response Jun 29

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    I used to cut myself when I was younger. For me it was the only way to survive the day. It has been years since the last cut, but the scars Are still wisible. They are a daily...
    Kirsebaera Kirsebaera 22-25, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I really wanna cover my scars with tattoos. I'm a little ashamed of those parts of my past. I don't want people to see me as stupid or naive. They hold a painful past. I want to...
    Alylovespuppies Alylovespuppies 16-17, F 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    I got in a car wreck 2 years ago august 21st. This man ran a red light, and ran into our car. Our light had just turned green and I wasn't wearing a seat belt. Hit the wind shield...
    chase1990 chase1990 22-25, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I have 3 stitches on my forehead, 3 on my hand this was two days ago, 4 on my knee, 2 on my hip, 21 on my stomach xD ;p
    FenderACDC FenderACDC 18-21 1 Response Jun 25

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    I have a scar on my lower back which reminds me to fall asleep in my own bed.
    theworkingdead theworkingdead 41-45, M 2 Responses Jul 16

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    Sunday Morning in a small village in Southern Germany. I was sitting outside on my great uncles patio. I decided I was going to help out my aunt so I started walking towards the...
    bigbacon12 bigbacon12 70+ 5 days ago

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    The Scar's Are Where I Have Been.. I first self harmed when i was about 11, i remember what i used too. I was alone and crying my eyes out i think it was the time my mum got rid of...
    Gentleandlovingsoul Gentleandlovingsoul 36-40, F Jun 29

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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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    They're there but I don't have regrets. You learn from everything. Once you've been to the bottom the top never felt so good.
    ashbomb132 ashbomb132 13-15, F Jul 16

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    I was born with a small hole in my heart. I had surgery when I was a baby to fix it, and every year since then I've gone to the hospital so that my doctors can track my progress...
    dazedreamer dazedreamer 18-21, F 19 hrs ago

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    I had a heart attack and just don't know how to handle it
    themrz themrz 36-40, F Jun 27

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    I am the cloaked garden. So many secrets on the inside, but a wall built around me to hide. There are so many types of flowers on the inside. I have had many plants. Some have...
    cloakedgarden cloakedgarden 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 5

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    I knife went in my left hand two days ago, i was splitting the frozen burgers, i held the burgers with my left hand and i was pushing with my right, somehow the knife slipped and...
    FenderACDC FenderACDC 18-21 Jun 25

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    Okay. I just needed to vent this out and EP seems like a good place. I cut yesterday. Bad. And I dont even know why. And now that college is over, I feel a tad bit secure. No...
    scarredbutrelentless scarredbutrelentless 18-21, M 1 Response Jun 26

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    Mine are seriously killing me I'm actually dying
    baseballuno baseballuno 13-15, M 2 Responses Jun 26

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    DOES BRAIN DAMAGE COUNT AS A SCAR THOUGH?
    cihrroonniicc cihrroonniicc 18-21, M 2 Responses Jul 16

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    Feeling like I want to cut so bad sitting hear scratching my arm start racking my brain all I want to do is cut iv been thinking about it non stop I'm going insane. the feeling of...
    Ripjr Ripjr 18-21, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    “She killed me at the Scrabble board…” Mama Jane is a Scrabble player. Well she used to play Scrabble when she was younger, nowadays she doesn’t do much of anything. It is...
    dustypork dustypork 26-30, F Jul 5

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    I want the type of relationship that starts like a movie and lasts forever. I would be glad to put the time and work in, but such a thing would not work with just anyone. So i sit...
    xxxCL4Yxxx xxxCL4Yxxx 16-17, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I just wish for a long lasting happy and a trustworthy relationship :) the rest will come automatically I believe 😊 good luck everyone !!
    queenbeebella queenbeebella 22-25, F 4 days ago

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    I have pulled strength from this site from a long time now, just reading peoples stories about hs and knowing that I'm not alone. My outbreaks have decreased a lot. I started when...
    AshamedAngel AshamedAngel 22-25, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I have scars all over both of my thighs. These scars are a dark pink color; not the less noticeable white lines. When I first cut myself I did not think that there was going to be...
    megan523 megan523 16-17, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I have scars all over my left arm, and some on my thighs, and i really just wish theyd dissapear. My friend and i made a deal, i had to quit cutting and she had to eat something...
    PoncePower PoncePower 13-15, F Jul 1

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    Firstly I hate the word 'have' it suggests people are a possession for others to own and they aren't, that said this is the closest I have to express myself. It will have to do. So...
    LastEnglishRose LastEnglishRose 36-40, F 1 Response Jul 8

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    I have scars all over both my arms and legs and I started cutting on my stomach an hips. I've been 4 months clean but the scars are still there to remind me of the habit that I...
    ashricard ashricard 18-21, F 6 days ago

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    I used to be the most prideful son of a ***** you could find. As far as I was concerned, whatever I said was fact. The very ground I **** on was to be worshiped. Through...
    FallenPride FallenPride 22-25, M 2 Responses Jul 9

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    I also have scars all over my body from roaches eating me in my sleep for years. Upraised scars from the holes they had chewed in me
    Caitlinsmith1636 Caitlinsmith1636 18-21, F 4 Responses Jul 5

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    On both of my thighs I have scars. Some are white and small and most are pink. I am going to the beach next week and I'm not sure what to do.
    Kaleymorgan Kaleymorgan 13-15, F 2 Responses Jul 11

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    I have scars on my left arm, you can see in the sun a lot but i try to hide them
    xJamix xJamix 18-21, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    Falling in love is like jumping off a really tall building, your brain tell you "Isn't not a good idea", but your heart tells you, "You can fly!"
    Jms04 Jms04 18-21, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Well... Ive been on. Checking my inbox but thats not why i have EP. I haven't wrote a story in a long time... I usually would write a couple a day. Once a day. Or once every couple...
    KovusShame KovusShame 13-15, F 1 day ago

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    Life is tough...but sure I am living unforgettable moments wich makes all wide worth. Speak to someone who was only in your wildest dreams,see her again on videochat and make that...
    4biandu 4biandu 26-30, F Jul 16

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    Well I had my first unplanned trip to the hospital on Saturday. Basically the heart murmur I have had for awhile finally did something bad and I ended up being wheeled into an...
    MattsShadow MattsShadow 18-21, M 3 days ago

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    1) My favourite subject is English. I think it's one of the only subjects where I can tell I've actually achieved things. 2) I have rheumatic heart fever. 3) I've always wanted...
    gruuyi gruuyi 13-15, T 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I'm in love with my teacher. She's a lot older than me. But i imagine stuff about us. when ever I see her I laugh and talk about stuff that she would like, and I tell story's to my...
    ihaveasecreate ihaveasecreate 13-15, F 1 Response Jun 30

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    I'm feeling a little out of control today. Like things are moving too fast and I'm unable to do anything about it. This feeling became clear to me when I met an old friend of mine...
    TooLateForEdelweiss TooLateForEdelweiss 18-21, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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