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I Have The Kind Of Scars You Cannot See

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    inside me. You cannot see it on the outside

    only. CRYING AND CRYING WISHING FOR DEATH.
    Thedepressedgirlatthewindow Thedepressedgirlatthewindow 16-17, F 2 Responses Apr 11

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 3 Responses May 27, 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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    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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    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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    Just today I was at home with an Asian friend. She was wearing a skirt and doesn't know how to sit ladylike. I was able to snap a couple of pics of her panties. Message me if you...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses 22 hrs ago

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    It is important to understand just because I say I love you. Does not mean I agree with anything. I have values and beliefs I do not expect others to agree with everything I feel...
    Babeondwy Babeondwy 41-45, F 1 day ago

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    Your voice was the soundtrack of my summer ..unlike anything another..you'll always be my thunder I said..your eyes are the brightest of all..there won't be another.. your love is...
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    Hi, this is my story about said topic.. thanks for reading, if you stick around to the very end .. it all started when i was about 4. . i "accepted Jesus into my heart", and it...
    tobeheld tobeheld 16-17, F 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    I've been a bad girl that needs to show someone how bad I am. who wants to see my p**** and even more?
    cantholdit1232 cantholdit1232 18-21, F 8 Responses 2 days ago

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    1. my name is Amy. 2. I'm a Leo. 3. I'm an only child. 4. my favourite colour is never the same. 5. My favourite flowers are pink tulips, pink roses and hibiscus. 6. i have...
    CallmeHopelessNotRomantic CallmeHopelessNotRomantic 36-40, F 9 Responses 2 days ago

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    (1) I'm 27-years-old. (2) I have no tolerance for ignorance and stupidity. (3) I struggle with mental illness. (5) I cannot sleep without a fan. (6) I'm 6 feet tall, 205 pounds. (7...
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    Does anyone here struggle with finding people who won't victim blame or attribute everything you think or do to borderline personality? It just makes it harder to trust one's self...
    rainbowsmangos2015 rainbowsmangos2015 22-25, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    Today a woman flashed me at a restaurant she wore a short black sundress no panties. Wow
    Gulfcoastsoul Gulfcoastsoul 36-40, M 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    I often read about people who are in dysfunctional families, who have or are suffering from emotional, physical, mental abuse. I can tell you that you cannot continue to function...
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 days ago

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    NOTE: I already wrote this and posted it a while ago but I wanted to edit it, and EP's edit feature is bunk right now, so I deleted and posted againOk, y'all ready for another rant...
    BlueMetalChick BlueMetalChick 18-21, F 5 Responses 4 days ago

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    I love to wear my skirts as short as I can get away with- for several reasons. The first being that with a really short skirt I show off my long, tanned legs and the secong being...
    Ina1979 Ina1979 36-40, F 62 Responses 5 days ago

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    There was a really funny answer to a question lately about how to read minds. "You stare intensely at the persons forehead". Haha, no, you cannot read minds. And if you only...
    mirkwood86 mirkwood86 26-30, M 6 days ago

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    lol this is the best group ever. :)
    YoungOne1901 YoungOne1901 22-25, M a week ago

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    I really wish that I can hurry up and get on medication I've been on medication in the past it's kind of a sad story actually I started seeing a therapist at the age of like 5...
    LuvLostSoul LuvLostSoul 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 25

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    As I said I convinced my friend to go to the doctor with me. She is huge and I feel like she seems unhappy about it so I wanted to give her the opportunity to speak up and make...
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    It is very hard ... to accept you exist in my work place. At this point of my life, I just wish God will just wipe you off and let you get lost. No I don't hate you but I hate...
    StrongWoman9 StrongWoman9 26-30, F Jul 25

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    MARRIAGE.A sacred word. Isn't it? Marriage is the sacred union of two people who decide to spend and share their lives together.Two people who promise to be with each other through...
    lovemylife2210 lovemylife2210 26-30, F Jul 24

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    1 (As the title suggests, this is the second part of this story. You can read the first part by clicking at my story titled 'I will tell You a story about the first day of my new...
    becomeinvisible becomeinvisible 22-25, F 3 Responses Jul 24

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    1: What would you name your future daughter? Oliva. 2: Do you miss anyone? My ex. 3: What if I told you that you were pretty? I would believe you had ulterior motives. 4: Ever...
    macabre00 macabre00 26-30, F Jul 23

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    My friend, you know I was really quite pained the other day reading your thoughts The answer filled me with immediate dread; but I still persisted bravely and took it on my stride...
    winterfall winterfall 36-40 Jul 22

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    This site clearly says to "please respond with authenticity, support, and respect." It's absolutely ridiculous how people try to justify being a jerk for the sake of throwing their...
    WingsofTime WingsofTime 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 22

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    I actually say this to people, have never gotten a decent response, they crack..... I have no desire to be liked so i find it funny
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jul 22

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    I'm considering surgery. it's my left arm. Anyone who got surgery wants to share experience? cost wise etc side effects blah blah.
    stabbedtoceasersalad stabbedtoceasersalad 18-21, F Jul 21

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    Well, I am a Lucid Dreamer, have been for a long time. So much so that it's been five years since i've had a true nightmare because I'll simply turn around and walk away from...
    ProcessOfBecoming ProcessOfBecoming 18-21, T 1 Response Jul 21

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    Hey guys, young beauty guru here!!! You'll love me so go check out my videos. Hope you like😋http://youtu.be/G--t2VKteho You could also just look me up---> theyloverichar1
    theyloverichar1 theyloverichar1 13-15, F Jul 20

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    Worse than joker :)( What he does is something more like art, u know. He makes you feel home, kreeps inside of your soul, changing you, changing your thoughts, changing how...
    hilton1234 hilton1234 26-30, M Jul 20

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    Being an empath makes it hard to wrap your brain around what lack of empathy looks like. We always assume people feel like we do. We reverse project our feelings and empathy onto...
    sartur sartur 36-40, F 7 Responses Jul 18

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    scars only Christ can heal. mine are deep and from time to time they reopen.
    amymayoral01 amymayoral01 51-55, F 2 Responses Jul 17

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    "Those with the deepest scars are the strongest people you know."----Me Those words describe me well. I'm amazing because all I've overcome. Some of my scars run deep, but I...
    RhombusInTheSquare RhombusInTheSquare 36-40, F 2 Responses Jul 17

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