I Hurt When I Know Others Are In Pain

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    I feel like my friends

    and family each have so many reasons to hurt. My aunt died recently and although it was hard for me to lose her, it was even harder to watch my mom go through her grief. I can't tell the people that count on me how much it hurts me to know their pain, so I feel like this is the...
    hdb5997 hdb5997
    18-21
    Jan 13, 2015

    What Point In A Person'S Life Where Need To End It?

    I often wonder when I read stories about depression and PTSD and other disorders. Its a highly complicated situation where the one who is trying to sort this out has so many layers of pain, memories of things that happened in the past. Depression is something that stems from...
    redtailfree48 redtailfree48
    46-50, M
    3 Responses Feb 18, 2013

    My Loved Ones

    With the people I care about,be they friends or family,I share their sorrows as well as their joys. I cry when they cry,rejoice when they laugh and find love.
    LdsGirl LdsGirl
    26-30, F
    Dec 12, 2012

    It's Had To Detach Myself From The Suffering Of Others

    Especially hearing about the suffering of innocent children and animals....I can't take it and some things make so upset I cry. The world that actually exists and the world that would have to exist for me to feel content couldn't be more distant from each other. I know there is...
    lauren71 lauren71
    41-45, F
    1 Response Aug 13, 2013

    He is everything to me

    and I cannot see him in pain. We live apart and I cannot be there for him. If I were, I'd take him in my arms and let him know he's cared for. I can't make the pain stop or go away but I can let him know he is loved. I don't know how long his heart will be broken of how long...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    May 5, 2015

    It may seem like your alone

    but I can tell what your feeling most of the time people say "you don't know what it's like" I do know I understand what is happening I don't know how but I can tell if someone is in pain or what kind of mood they are In even though I don understand how... I'm trying to figure...
    Lilwillbe Lilwillbe
    16-17, F
    Nov 13, 2014

    My Brother Michael

    He was three years younger than me but we were in tune together more than we were with all the others. I don't know what it was, it just was. We were the only two with auburn hair, the others were all blondes. Maybe that was it.... No matter how far apart from each other we were...
    Zoranna Zoranna
    61-65, F
    5 Responses Jan 11, 2013

    Sometimes the world spins in reverse Sometimes

    you just can't find the words I know just how the feeling hurts I feel your pain You feel that no one knows you well You have so much you'd like to tell No one can hear your calls for help I feel your pain It's like they just don't understand It's like you're walking on...
    nivanvc nivanvc
    36-40, M
    2 Responses Nov 13, 2015

    I know you are hurting

    and I know there is nothing I can do to ease the pain. I love you and will always be by your side when times are difficult.My love, your heart will mend slowly and someone new will fill it with joy. Give yourself time and I will give you all my love.
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    May 9, 2015

    It Hurts Me More Than It Should.

    So I've realized that a very good friend of mine is having some issues. Then I noticed another good friend is also facing some difficulties. Then I notice someone else is facing adversities. It's just going on like this. Both online and off. I feel a strange ache when other...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    2 Responses Apr 2, 2013

    Hurt When I Know Others Are In Pain

    I Hurt When I Know Others Are In Pain because either I caused their pain or they don't deserve the pain even though they might be the worst person ever.Pain is by far the worst feeling and I've felt it for a long time and it's crazy to see someone else suffer too.
    ApatheticWoe ApatheticWoe
    13-15, F
    Jan 5, 2013

    There are so many people

    who are suffering. I hate to see them suffer and often feel helpless for not being able to help them in anyway. I wish I could take everyone's pain so that no one has to suffer. I get emotional reading about people who are depressed,suicidal, severely ill, poverty stricken...
    Susana1985 Susana1985
    31-35, F
    1 Response May 16, 2014

    I see so many woman who enjoy suffering.

    They hate and generate it out to everyone around them. Why do woman get turned by S&M? Just look at the sales of Fifty Shades Of Grey. Good men do not want to hurt, and yes there are many of us.
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Mar 30, 2015

    I hate seeing my family in

    so much pain and I especially hate seeing my mother in so much pain, I'd so much rather it be me.
    Sunshineh13 Sunshineh13
    22-25, F
    Apr 19, 2015

    Going through school to be a counsellor

    for Trans* people who have been abused or have addictions is something I really want to do. Though when people are in pain, I can't help but carry their burden with them.
    JadedCthulhu JadedCthulhu
    26-30, T
    1 Response Jul 27, 2014

    That hurting is a sample of the hurt going on

    in others. That sample is given to you so you can try to untie it and cure it. I do this whenever I realize it.
    cheesesausage cheesesausage
    26-30, M
    1 Response Feb 9, 2015

    With Some Exceptions.

    If someone hurts me, I won't hurt when they do. When I say "hurt me" I don't mean saying something sort of mean. I mean when someone completely crushes you. I don't care if they get hurt. They had it coming. I wonder who I hurt to deserve to be in pain... Probably a lot of...
    bluecupcakes bluecupcakes
    18-21, F
    Jan 12, 2013

    Sad And Helpless

    I feel so sad and helpless when I know my friends are suffering for what seems to be selfish motivations on the part of others. It saddens me that there is absolutely nothing I can do to help or change the situation. Why can't people just be kind to each other?
    Zoranna Zoranna
    61-65, F
    Dec 8, 2012

    I wish the world was filled with rose colored

    glasses. I wish that everyone could find their own happiness in life. Emotional ups and downs take tolls on everyone. It makes me hurt when I see others in need of just a small piece of happiness in their lives.
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Apr 7, 2015

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