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I Have The Kind Of Scars You Cannot See

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 451 People

    From people constantly messing with my emotions.

    ....Friends, Family, Peers and all. Mostly when i was younger but it still happens now. I sometimes cut myself to show how i really feel on the inside
    mandycandy0123 mandycandy0123 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 13, 2014

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    The Scars Of Mental And Emotional Abuse

    Take a far greater tole than the numerous Physical ones. The Mental ones drill into you and take control of you and getting them healed and taken care of is something we as a society in general just haven't yet gotten to that point. We've only really started to touch the surface...
    jondoen jondoen 26-30, M 1 Response Aug 26, 2012

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    Missing My Kids!

    I left my Husband (3) years ago, he makes more money than me I let him keep my (2) young kids.   It’s been hard for me to get on my feet after the Divorce, I don’t have an apartment yet, and I am currently living at home with my Mother. Me and my Oldest Daughter who is...
    kitaluvsteve kitaluvsteve 31-35 1 Response Apr 21, 2012

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    People look at my wrist

    and can see that I'm damaged they ask if I'm ok and I say I'm fine. They believe me because they can't see the true scars inside of me
    sluggo111 sluggo111 18-21, M Aug 3, 2014

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    I lost my entire family,

    brother , dad, mom, aunt, uncle, and husband in under 4 years. I am wounded to the depths of my soul and it has changed me forever. People have been so unkind , they don't care and even have said things like "people die, get over it". One of these days these stupid ******** are...
    Beyoungyou Beyoungyou 56-60, F Aug 13, 2014

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    Sometimes I just sit back relax to just

    remember. Thinking back on younger days and everything I weathered. Cause yeah they were the younger days but I don't call em better. Or dress em up in pretty words to try and sound all clever. Back then life was heavy it was leaden like a weight. Broken and abandoned a cracked...
    sharperthanyoursilence sharperthanyoursilence 31-35, M May 14, 2014

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    Too Many

    As months go by I find I have more scars than I could imagine. As time go on new fears, anxieties and doubts all surface from within. Scars festering beneath my skin. Only I know they exist and only I can feel their irritation and pain.
    soulrunher soulrunher 41-45, F Jan 27, 2013

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    Mine And Hers

    For 17 years, I have kept quiet from telling ANYBODY what had happened to me. "what happened to her?" -they ask about my daughter "why are you the way you are?" -they've asked me "those are VISIBLE forever tho!" -they say about hers "you need to get over YOURS, and be there for...
    iheartmytherapist iheartmytherapist 36-40, F 1 Response Oct 29, 2013

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    I feel that for someone like me

    who had such a traumatic childhood as a result of my dysfunctional family of origin (i.e., both my mother and father) it is more difficult to accept the cards you have been dealt in this part of life. I often wonder if I would have had a shot at a healthy being and life if only...
    Aimee17 Aimee17 41-45, F 4 Responses May 27, 2014

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    Scars

    I have been emotional abused for years, leaving me a mess. I've recently cut myself in an attempt for help. my friends tried to stop me but all I could think of was that I needed visible scars to match my invisible ones. It's been a week and I still have the marks. im torn. I...
    FreeMyHeart FreeMyHeart 18-21, F Feb 19, 2013

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    They are from the wounds

    that take the longest to heal... and they oftentimes don't heal completely.
    utahwriter utahwriter 41-45, M 1 Response May 27, 2014

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    Related Experiences

    At age 12 i started self harming or cutting i was getting beat up at school i told 4 people and thay did nothing about it i cried myself to sleep now im 14 in 8th grade and i...
    emogbg emogbg 70+, F 1 Response Jan 31

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    You see my smile, and assume I am happy, You see my eyes, yet you don't see me cry inside. You see me banter, and wonder why I'm so silent at times, You see my eyes, can you not...
    vibhasparkle1 vibhasparkle1 22-25, F Jan 29

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    You are a human. And you deserve to live. You have feelings. And you may or may not have gone through **** in your life. But you have a story. And I'd love to hear it.
    londonbr1dge londonbr1dge 16-17, F 1 Response Feb 3

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    Self harm scars aren't pretty things teenage girls dream about. Do Not Glorify them and Romanticize it. Self Harm scars are in no way attractive. Let me tell you when they see your...
    SecretiveEscape SecretiveEscape 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 11

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    Mostly from me being an idiot and self inflicting them. Scars do NOT show what a strong person you are. They show people that you're weak. I hate seeing all of those eating...
    IngensImpetum IngensImpetum 18-21, M 4 Responses Jan 31

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    Scars. Well.. This one is an interesting one. I have scars. They are all part of me one way or another. My scars are something I accept and at the same time love. Even the self...
    dannylavine dannylavine 18-21, M Feb 11

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    My scars are mainly on my legs where i felt they were hidden and unseen, haven't self harmed in nearly four years but still have the voice inside or/& urge to slash x xXx
    Pennycaca Pennycaca 36-40, F Feb 1

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    Covered with them! Feet, Ankles,Shins, Knees, Thighs, Waist, Buttocks, Abdomen, Back, Chest, Hands, Forearms, Shoulders, Neck, Chin, Both Eyes, Forehead...Internal Scar tissue in...
    Extant1 Extant1 51-55, M 5 Responses Feb 11

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    scars earned of a hard life are tattoos with better stories to be worn with pride.
    ramvan ramvan 36-40, M Feb 12

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    The song scars by Allison Iraheta is what I thought of when I saw this :) it's an old favourite song I like
    krystalkool84 krystalkool84 26-30, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    to feel a blade pierce the skin and slice across to see the blood flowing out releasing all emotions, how good it would feel right now
    curioustiff curioustiff 26-30, F Feb 17

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    I read so often of members attempting to meet with other members only to be put off with tons of excuses. Are people really so fearful here? Isn't this supposed to be a melting pot...
    manusundr manusundr 46-50, M 1 Response Jan 30

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    my navel is flat and sexy ...anyone wanna see it....or wanna exhange navel pics just message me
    bittuhunk bittuhunk 18-21, M Feb 12

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    i have no words to thank you for caring me. coz it is something beyond words. but i m not able to talk to you even. Tc Have a nice life. i will be a good person. because you...
    noblerain noblerain 31-35 Feb 3

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    Throughout life people will trickle in and trickle out like a rising tide, and if you are lucky you might get one or two that stick around for the ride. It doesn’t matter, it’s...
    TCL009 TCL009 41-45, F 1 Response Feb 7

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    You're awesome man. Without you I wouldn't have anyone to vent with through this break up. Thanks to you, I have someone who isn't a complete *** to talk to haha. Thanks
    GuuIsAwesome GuuIsAwesome 18-21, M Feb 8

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    You have ruined me and I let you. The worst part is is that you don't even care.
    rubysmom rubysmom 51-55, F 2 Responses Feb 11

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    i will accept everyone but i don`t have to like the person. so what. if i don`t like you, it`s probably cause your an ***. just sayin`.
    WolfsParadice WolfsParadice 36-40 Feb 17

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    you walked into my life.... touch my heart and show me d other side of the life which i never knew before... thanks for everything
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    I know no emotion beyond love. a lot of people do not seem to understand what love is, and those who do, don't know how to explain or express it. love is not a feeling. love is a...
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    I have blue eyes, obviously you can't tell because you cannot see my entire face. XD but they're blue. And I'm blind as a bat.
    IngensImpetum IngensImpetum 18-21, M 2 Responses Jan 29

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    I have learned that you cannot make someone love you, all you can do is to be someone who can be loved! The rest is up to them!
    darlingrose darlingrose 70+, F 2 Responses Feb 10

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    "You might think you don't matter in this world, but because of you someone has a favourite mug to drink their tea out of every morning that you bought them. Someone hears a song...
    DropsofJupiter1 DropsofJupiter1 18-21, F 3 Responses 6 hrs ago

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    Dearly beloved, I hope when your daughter says '' I don't want to go to school today" you hear her. I hope you notice the way the words seem to sink in the air like she is...
    Rourou19 Rourou19 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 2

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    I have been self harming since I was 12, I am about to be 21. The last time I harmed was a month ago and I made one big deep cut that should've had stitches because the scar now is...
    avey10 avey10 18-21, F 2 Responses Feb 4

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    This is an abstract concept that I've written about my thoughts, which I'm going to turn into a song. And before you judge it, I would like to tell you that I just finished this...
    DarkLoser DarkLoser 13-15, F 2 Responses Feb 7

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    i think valentines day will be a very imporatant festival in the future. This festival is like new year.it is celebrated all over the world.Every year this festival spreads to...
    Camouflage Camouflage 18-21, M 1 Response Feb 13

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    At some point in my teens I have up on myself ever being happy. I became reckless. I have physical scars all over from my face to the bottom of my feet. I found happiness, and the...
    CDragontamer CDragontamer 31-35, T 1 Response Feb 18

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    I am 17 years old and have just gone through psychosis. I didn't hear voices, I didn't experience hallucinations necessarily, but I became able to see patterns and pictures on the...
    spiralaxy spiralaxy 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 28

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    Taking the right vitamins and minerals on a daily basis is an excellent way to keep you in good health.However, most folks don't know what vitamins are the most essential, or how...
    waypuma73 waypuma73 31-35, M 1 Response Feb 7

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    Ardad Demon who leads travelers astray If you have ever taken a vacation and had trouble finding your hotel, car, map, anxiety medication or the rest of your family, you’ve...
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    When it comes to money, you can't win. If you focus on making it, you're materialistic. If you try to but don't make any, you're a loser. If you make a lot and keep it, you're a...
    desertdrop desertdrop 22-25, M 2 Responses Feb 6

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    So it