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I Have The Kind Of Scars You Cannot See

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 374 People

    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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    They are from the wounds

    that take the longest to heal... and they oftentimes don't heal completely.
    utahwriter utahwriter 36-40, M 1 Response May 27

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    I have only loved 3 people in my life

    and all 3 ended in a new scar on my heart... #1 my first love #2 the one I thought I was supposed to love #3 the one I wasn't allowed to love
    sweetdenial83 sweetdenial83 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 4

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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 26-30, M May 14

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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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    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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    She Didn'T Make It....

    It has been over 10 years since my father decided to leave my mother. It was one of the most devastating things in my life. There was no explaination why and he actually lied about of alot of things. The person that I trusted the most in life who should love you over all people...
    CopperBlaze CopperBlaze 31-35, F 6 Responses Feb 9, 2013

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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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    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 36-40, F 4 Responses May 27

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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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    Related Experiences

    They are not visible to the eye, but I have many scars. they haunt me now and then, and I just push them away back in their place. They try to remind me, but I push them back...
    SassyBabe39 SassyBabe39 41-45, F Jul 17

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    Alright I have a legitimate question here. I have some scars on my arm. I'm not going into detail about what they're from how old they are or anything. But I'm trying to get a job...
    memoriesofthepast124 memoriesofthepast124 18-21, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    If you look in my eyes, you'll see a lonely girl. If you like at my smile, you'll see nothing wrong..~
    Siomara Siomara 18-21 Jul 17

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    Am Sure If You'Re Polite I Haven'T Blocked You
    michigan11 michigan11 22-25, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Scars on my body after an accident...scars on my soul after emotional damage. The scars on my body are easier to cope with. The scars in my mind and soul go deep.
    00flyaway 00flyaway 41-45, F 3 Responses Jul 1

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    Having emotional scars doesn't mean you've done anything wrong, or that your stupid. It means you told the truth and nobody would believe what you had to say. My emotional scars...
    jetetter jetetter 41-45, M 17 hrs ago

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    Lets start with the more innocent ones: I've got a white arrow shaped on my left thigh, one on my right hand ring finger and a huge one on my right shin. Then I've got words on...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jul 15

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    My brother and I were very religious and always 'hungry for God'. He became religious first then I was encourage by him and my mother. But believe it or not I was 'spoiled-cesspool...
    JancenDC98 JancenDC98 16-17, M Jul 11

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      The name indicates just what these devices is. It is a graphic projector in an inferior and much more small form. Several factors must be considered by one before purchase in...
    electricproducts electricproducts 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 8

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    I want to go see the purge anarchy on Friday
    brittanyp1235 brittanyp1235 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 17

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    http://youtu.be/QQ8Fx3IECWY
    ashless ashless 22-25, F 2 Responses Jul 14

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    I just ended with some guy i was seeing for nearly a year. We had a really rocky relationship one minute we was up and the next we was down, for the last couple of weeks we was...
    laurz14 laurz14 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 14

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    1. I am from Georgia, my home is in New England. 2. I am a Southerner. 3. I am a career Paramedic for 30 plus years and I still love my job. 4. I am married to a southern belle. 5...
    gfc3 gfc3 56-60, M Jul 6

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    Know Your Enemy, they might be more like you than you think....
    cbeneath cbeneath 22-25, F Jul 13

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    Wont be able to speak until tommorow now, If you need me Whatsapp me or text 07889865246
    LeviCroll LeviCroll 13-15, F Jul 18

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    Want to sx chat with younger girl
    dmedina513 dmedina513 36-40, M 2 Responses Jul 19

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    I am Australian I have social anxiety I have 4 cats: Jelly, Noodle, mr Zazzles and muffin I prefer the warmer dry seasons I've had my wisdom teeth extracted in my late teens I am...
    heyitsabike heyitsabike 31-35, F 5 days ago

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    1. I'm Australian- born and raised. 2. I'm a student- studying laboratory medicine. 3. I work part time as a medical lab assistant. 4. In high school I majored in French and Art...
    GirlAboutTownXx GirlAboutTownXx 18-21, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    How cool that would be. But whose eyes would i use????
    converted converted 46-50, M 1 Response Jul 17

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    Im color blind red and green
    StaticMajor StaticMajor 13-15, M Jul 17

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    I'm so close to breaking, it feels as if I'm holding onto life by a piece of string.
    nottobevelealed nottobevelealed 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 18

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    One time, on a dare, I had to take a pantiless public ******* photo of myself. I bought a skirt in my size from a clearance rack, and went to an outdoor shopping plaza. I had...
    steve66oh steve66oh 41-45, M 4 Responses 3 days ago

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    I lost consciousness as his fist descended upon my face, into my left eye socket. This happened repeatedly. Sometimes it feels like it happened endlessly. I died believing I was...
    Thisoneman Thisoneman 31-35, M 1 Response Jul 7

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    Remember the movie Total Recall, where people could take a "vacation" by just laying back in a chair and having a memory implant? It was sort of like being able to have a dream...
    SmartKat SmartKat 46-50, F 5 Responses Jul 2

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    Who posted this on another site: Peter Gebauer wrote What is loneliness? Think… What causes loneliness? Not being around other people? Why? Are we sure this is what causes...
    whereabouts whereabouts 26-30, F 1 hr ago

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    One of the most important areas In regards to chartering a motor yacht or possibly a sailing yacht is the level of services provided to company on board. While on their own...
    Andrew0369nbp8 Andrew0369nbp8 31-35, M 1 Response 6 hrs 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 just love to say that whenever I see an experience that says: "I've been single for 4 months...this really sucks." Or something familiar to that. All I'm thinking is: "Well I've...
    SoulWriter17 SoulWriter17 16-17, M 1 Response 10 hrs ago

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    **SCARS** Scars on your soul Scars on your skin Some on the outside Some are within Some tell a story Some are unwritten Some you can see But most and are well hidden...
    SweetAlone13 SweetAlone13 13-15, F 5 days ago

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    My Mother, simply put, is the meanest, angriest, most unpleasant person I know. She is a mentally ill psychotic, a tyrant, and a bully all rolled into one. My parents split up when...
    wishiwasabrady wishiwasabrady 41-45, M 1 Response Jun 29

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    At the age of 17 I suffered from a severe case of acne vulgaris. It covered my face but it did more damage to my entire upper back, chest, some parts of my waist, thighs and...
    LuilloPR LuilloPR 36-40, M Jul 17

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    I have scars everywhere. Wrists, thighs, arms, legs and ankles. It's getting hardener and harder each day to hide them. Especially since it's now summer and the weather is becoming...
    DreamingOfSunsets DreamingOfSunsets 16-17, F 1 day ago

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    Owning meal for the sunset on crystal blue waters and using a slight breeze offering a silky touch on your skin, it is possible to make certain that you'll start to plan for up...
    Andrew0369nbp8 Andrew0369nbp8 31-35, M 1 Response 8 hrs ago

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    I have them on my left arm, chest, hands/fingers, feet, shoulders, and both sides of my rib cage. But you can't see the scars you can hardly see them. I would have to point them...
    FighterWolf FighterWolf 13-15, F 1 Response Jun 30

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    My scars :( I have 70+ scars and it keeps on growing
    CatWithScars CatWithScars 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 8

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    You cannot be all soul and you cannot be all ego. You need a balance of BOTH. If you are all soul, you need an ego to protect that soul from external forces who may try to belittle...
    nagaprincess nagaprincess 18-21, F Jul 12

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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 Jul 17

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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 Jul 18

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