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I I've Been Sold

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    I've been hurt. I've been raped. I've been bashed. I've been depressed. I've been torn. I've been broken. I'm still me. These things don't make up who I am, they simply helped me...
    Pickles0212 Pickles0212 18-21, F 4 Responses Aug 1

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    But most things I've been through is some kinda out of my control... Anway I've been growing up with that, sometime I'll be all under my control
    KentVu KentVu 22-25, M Aug 12

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    First a brief history of me so you can get to know the skeleton of my life, but not necessarily the essence. Life can still be a b-itch, but I love it anyway: itโ€™s my imperfect...
    WisteriaGrace WisteriaGrace 51-55, F 3 Responses Aug 3

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    I've you're ugly so many times that I've become immune to it! The thing that people don't realize is that diamonds always look rough on the outside until they are polished. But...
    BloodyVampire BloodyVampire 41-45, M 4 days ago

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    Over the past 29 years I have definitely been through some crazy stuff. I was born with the birth defect called spina bifida and have had countless surgeries and been in and out of...
    mattywheels25 mattywheels25 26-30, M Jul 23

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    I've overcome many adversities in my life but I feel like I am getting stronger every day and learning more about myself
    nemophilist8 nemophilist8 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 24

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    I really hate to be cheesy here, but I'd like to share my story. My parents got divorced when I was about four years old. A few years later, I started to pluck out my eyelashes. At...
    Jmm23 Jmm23 16-17, F Aug 12

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    "We make plans, God only laughs." Biggest lesson I've learned from the death of my husband. It has become my mantra from then on. It fits my single-blessedness/widowhood even...
    samemay54 samemay54 51-55, F 5 days ago

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    Getting really real here for a sec but I think that because of how I was treated by my family when I 'came out' I managed to grow a thicker skin. Because of it it's made it harder...
    Ailurus23 Ailurus23 18-21, M 1 Response Jul 28

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    Through painful experiences, I've learned, and keep on learning, to be gracious and humble, the complete opposite of the person I was, with all the naive brand of pride and...
    samemay54 samemay54 51-55, F 1 day ago

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    I've always had a hard life. My mom became depressed when I was 8 and I had to take care of myself for at-least 2months and then my dad died in a wreck right before my birthday,my...
    Neonnightmare0 Neonnightmare0 16-17, F 3 Responses Aug 1

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    In a world we live in today, it is difficult to see the good things in life when life only throws the bad things in our faces. It is difficult to know to whom you can place your...
    CelaRose1995 CelaRose1995 18-21, F 7 Responses Aug 14

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    every thing you have been Through to this day has made you who you are and you are still ever you have been threw it let it go in the past and try to move on. i'm not saying from...
    Codyweb Codyweb 18-21, M 5 Responses 5 days ago

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    I have had lots of problems. There have been times so bad that I had to convince myself to keep going on. If things can not be any worse, they can only get better. Problems can...
    Amaaj Amaaj 46-50, F Aug 8

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    5 times i go there every summer
    alwayssmilee alwayssmilee 41-45, M 1 Response Aug 9

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    It's your road and yours alone. Others may walk it with you, but no one can walk it for you. I learned that no one can walk my journey but me.
    samemay54 samemay54 51-55, F 4 Responses Aug 10

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    Only time can truly heal a broken heart. I am finally at peace with the fact that we are never getting back together. Our relationship was toxic and we were simply just too...
    owens321bam owens321bam 18-21, F 3 Responses Aug 11

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    The longest road you will ever have to walk is the sacred journey from your head to your heart. ~ I lost myself somewhere in the darkness.
    samemay54 samemay54 51-55, F 3 Responses Aug 14

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    There are times when I don't feel the love my father claims to have for me. Because I have my mom and step dad I don't have to let that weigh me down. I'm stronger now because of...
    PoisonIvy97 PoisonIvy97 16-17, F Jul 29

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    Experiences good or bad make us stronger. Everything teaches us something even when it doesn't seem like it. I may hurt now but I'll be stronger than ever.
    eaarcher93 eaarcher93 18-21, F 4 Responses Jul 30

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    and i don't want to lie bout myself. If people don't like me its ok. I understand.
    yodatheching yodatheching 22-25, F Jul 31

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    The day after my eight birthday my house burnt down killing my 2 cats, my dog barely survived. I was eight years old and homeless. I lost everything and wanted to die. I blamed...
    bamala bamala 18-21, F 4 Responses Aug 11

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    All through your life when you live for others sacrificing every bit of your soul makes you reach that extreme and you say its enough now. Just need the wings to fly away and...
    longing4freedom longing4freedom 26-30, M 2 Responses Aug 13

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    The Phoenix Process: I was dead, then alive. The power of love came into me, and I became fierce like a lion, then tender like the evening star.
    samemay54 samemay54 51-55, F 6 days ago

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    im not someone who had it all when i was growing up. when i was 13 my world changed. my younger sister (who was 9)was taken to the hospital for chest pains. it was in that moment...
    katex93 katex93 18-21, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    I have to be strong , that's all I got left.....
    Selma40 Selma40 36-40, F 7 Responses 1 day ago

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    Damn. Just when I thought life was finally in our favor, my whole world gets turned upside down ๐Ÿ’” tonight has been one of the hardest nights of my life and I'm not even sure how...
    reneeo11314 reneeo11314 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 26

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    I don't know where to begin.... My Mum and Dad were only 19 when they had me. They broke up when I was very young, but they were still civil for my sake. I lived with My Mum but...
    TheUnpredictable9 TheUnpredictable9 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 26

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    Idk where to start, I lost a lot of people Close to me, in March 2013, I lost my 8 month old brother , he had heart problems but he was fighting it. In that same year my grandma...
    Kemyap Kemyap 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 27

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    I believe everything happens for a reason; both the good and the bad. I have a pretty simple home life: my parents are still married, everyone in my house has a job, we have all...
    owens321bam owens321bam 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 3

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    My life has been very tough. N I keep going no matter what I don't give up. I keep doing all the things possible irrespective of I get back anything in return. But lately am tired...
    stuckinlife247 stuckinlife247 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 7

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    [Someone I once loved gave me a box full of darkness. It took me years to understand that this, too, was a gift. ~ Mary Oliver] If I should meet thee after long years, How should...
    samemay54 samemay54 51-55, F Aug 11

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    [She stood in the storm, and when the wind did not blow her away, she adjusted her sails. ~ Elizabeth Edwards] I met the worst thing in life, I could conjure in mind...I can take...
    samemay54 samemay54 51-55, F Aug 11

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    Would you recognise me if I saw you in heaven? Would you hold my hand if I saw you in heaven? Would you tell me you love me if I saw you in heaven? All these questions we ask...
    cassie343 cassie343 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 12

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    I would have but I am soulless. How could I be strong when I don't have my SOUL within me. It runs through the SUN and the MOON to looking for it's missing Piece.
    PathologicalLair PathologicalLair 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 13

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    I lift weights pretty regular. I have discovered the more I lift the stronger I get.
    LoneRider72 LoneRider72 36-40, M 3 Responses Aug 13

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    I'd like to think so, but having said that I don't doubt that life will continue to put that assumption to the test, but then that's how life is I guess. Gotta love it anyway :)
    sometimeslonelytoo sometimeslonelytoo 41-45, M 2 Responses Aug 14

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    At the time it was horrific - but now the dark chapter s are in the past, I can move on as a more powerful and wise person - and able to connect more closely to others. When...
    LiveTruthfully LiveTruthfully 16-17, M 1 Response Aug 14

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    One year ago, I was physically attacked by a man and my life was in serious danger. My world got shaken, but now I'm past it and happy for the lessons it taught me. I think we can...
    2manysides 2manysides 41-45, F 4 Responses 17 hrs ago

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    i am stronger because when i just came to the united states i did not know any English at all and at my school a girl bit me up that was very depress cause i didn't know any...
    vipangel963 vipangel963 13-15, F 3 Responses Jul 28

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    Would you know my name If I saw you in heaven? Would it be the same If I saw you in heaven? I must be strong And carry on 'Cause I know, I don't belong in heaven. ~ Eric Clapton
    samemay54 samemay54 51-55, F Aug 11

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    [You never know how strong you are, until being strong is the only choice you have.] Would you hold my hand If I saw you in heaven? Would you help me stand If I saw you in heaven...
    samemay54 samemay54 51-55, F Aug 11

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    God grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change; courage to change the things I can; and wisdom to know the difference. Living one day at a time; Enjoying one...
    samemay54 samemay54 51-55, F 5 days ago

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    I feel that when something goes wrong everything goes wrong... i guess it like the saying "when it rains, it pours". If i can get through this without feeling sorry for myself or...
    ollie27 ollie27 18-21, M 4 days ago

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    I had suffered relatively little of life's loses. I had thought I was in control of my life until my husband passed away. Then I knew I most certainly was not. I was down on my...
    samemay54 samemay54 51-55, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Yesterday, some of my lifelong "friends" said some very very hurtful things to me. I won't get into the gory details, but it hurt. I learned some things from it though. For...
    reneeo11314 reneeo11314 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 23

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    I hate being called,"mam." I know it's a firm of respect but I'm only 27 and people think I look 20-24 usually. Some even said I look kike a teenager! Usually 19 ;) I don't get why...
    faerieshimmer87 faerieshimmer87 26-30, F 1 Response