I Know Pain

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 936 People

    At the ER waiting again to be seen.

    Having MS you know pain and when your body is acting up. My husband is with me waiting it always takes forever at the ER. The part that kills me is the burning in my hands and feet makes me crazy.
    karienight karienight
    31-35, F
    Jun 30, 2014

    If you have a girlfriend will u be shy

    if others will know if you have a girlfriend? Is it really a person's trait or nature? What should i do?
    toughqueen toughqueen
    26-30, F
    Feb 12, 2015
    Nikkixjansen Nikkixjansen
    16-17, F
    Feb 22, 2015

    omg feelong pain... stiff neck

    and right eye pain :( leeling like nauseated thinking bout this pain
    toughqueen toughqueen
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Sep 14, 2014

    I Survived.

    As a survivor of childhood sexual abuse, I know the feeling of pain, but I survived. As an only child growing up on a large isolated farm with alcoholic parents that would leave me alone on weekends, I learned to survive on my own at an extremely early age. Our nearest...
    KingSnarky KingSnarky
    61-65, M
    3 Responses Mar 7, 2013

    It's painful to be in a world with

    so much going on... It is hard to look at others and it hurts to see others sad or in pain there is so much pain and I'm filled with it I'm filled to the core or my very being... I sometimes wonder if my soul has been replaced by it this pain. I mean that's possible right? To...
    EverChangingMind EverChangingMind
    18-21, M
    1 Response Oct 14, 2014

    the title says it all.

    most of my life has been pain and sorrow both mental and physical you think that eye patch on my eye is fake no its 100% real. I made sacrifices for people who didn't give two ***** whether I lived or died. and not a day goes by where I regret helping them. this is my reward for...
    SladeBolinLeaderofEp SladeBolinLeaderofEp
    18-21, M
    Apr 11

    My scalp is burnt. My feet are swollen.

    My skin is sunburnt. My body aches. My throat hurts. I know pain.
    xItsChelsx xItsChelsx
    18-21, F
    May 19, 2014

    This hurts i dont think people get it

    but it hurts alot you carnt coplement to get sez
    Lasbutterfly Lasbutterfly
    18-21, F
    Jan 17, 2015

    I've just been through the most excruciating

    kidney infection I've ever experienced. It was torture. Now I'm incredibly depressed.
    Jayde88 Jayde88
    26-30, F
    Aug 13, 2015

    Have you ever felt as

    if your drowning. I feel as if my dad is more focused on my mother then us. I feel like I lost my father... That he loves and supports this other girl who is in collage. I feel as if I lost him.... My boyfriend who love so much. I feel as if he's slipping away.. I feel like...
    love0914 love0914
    18-21, F
    Jan 9, 2014

    The hardest thing about realizing you don?

    t love me., is that you spent so much time pretending that you did.
    heartless0000 heartless0000
    18-21, M
    2 Responses Feb 29

    It's okay, everyone feels this way at one point.

    Don't end your life or cut because of something. There's a lot more to live and eventually it will get better. And it's okay to be afraid and feel pain.
    Music4Us Music4Us
    16-17, F
    1 Response Oct 18, 2015

    I hate having pain. Especially pain

    that I can't control .
    staypositive15 staypositive15
    18-21, F
    Apr 25, 2014

    That Feeling...

    That painful feeling when you first wake up your heart drops to pit of your stomach..you dread the day ahead of you because you don't want to deal with pain..if you could sleep through the pain you would..because when you're sleep it's the only time you don't think about who or...
    rosepetalz rosepetalz
    26-30
    Aug 11, 2013

    we all can say words

    yet few understand
    douaa23 douaa23
    22-25, F
    1 Response Oct 26, 2015

    Don't we all? So tired of it dragging me down,

    and making sure that I remember that Fibromyalgia will be my ball and chain. I wish, sometimes, I could sleep forever, just like everyone else at times. Blah! *Wioness wiggles out of negative thoughts* Roaring rant over.
    ZenLioNESS719 ZenLioNESS719
    51-55, F
    2 Responses Jan 31

    Mental. Physical. Emotional.

    You name it, I've probably felt it or been through it. I've loved. I've lost. I've seen death first hand. I've been hurt by people who were suppose to love me. **** happens. But I am still here.
    Philli8807 Philli8807
    26-30, F
    Mar 3, 2014

    It's already (or is it just) The first day

    and My mind's (still) a mess. Heart cannot rest, Both eyes are in dreams In the air. You are missing, I am missing. When someone shows you, Without seeing. When someone burns, Your whole being. How can you settle for less? Firsts...firsts left me a mess
    dahmer80 dahmer80
    36-40, M
    1 Response Aug 25, 2014

    I know pain I know abuse To think I'm alone

    and forgotten Stuck left to the darkness that is my heart Sound gone and bereft of beat Thought to never get better To only shatter But then I opened my eyes and trusted Not my heart but others Broken and mending Trusting but still fending I fell again bloody and bruised To...
    EverChangingMind EverChangingMind
    18-21, M
    Sep 23, 2014

    Pain Has But One Acquaintance By Emily Dickinson

    Pain has but one Acquaintance And that is Death -- Each one unto the other Society enough. Pain is the Junior Party By just a Second's right -- Death tenderly assists Him And then absconds from Sight.
    PaleFox PaleFox
    46-50, M
    Jun 27, 2013

    I know pain. Holy heck,

    do I ever. Like, someone out there has a voodoo doll of me, and just like a trillion pins. And whoever it is has NOTHING ELSE to do. Not eat or sleep or take a break or go on vacation really. I get sharp random stabbing pains all over me about a thousand times a day. I know...
    prettyprude prettyprude
    36-40, F
    1 Response Sep 16, 2015

    Pain is what i need. Physical pain is my slave.

    I can get it when ever i want. Looking for something extreme .
    Frozengirl20 Frozengirl20
    22-25, F
    1 Response Jun 12, 2015
    EllieRxse EllieRxse
    16-17, F
    1 Response Jul 8, 2014

    I know pain so well that I don't remember what

    not having pain feels like.. Form finding out I had scoliosis, arthritis, to my father passing away, do be diagnosed with dyslexia.. I feel like the pain never stops.
    xgabbersx xgabbersx
    18-21, F
    1 Response Jan 28, 2014

    My mom died 6 months ago

    and I'm still struggling with it. My dad died 5 years ago, my son died 7 years ago, my sister died 9 years ago. While I know it gets easier with time, my mom's recent death has brought it all back for me, I feel like I'm grieving for all of them all over again. This sucks.
    lyonscmw lyonscmw
    31-35, F
    1 Response Nov 20, 2014

    Cut in deep, Drag it out Turn me inside out

    Just to get it out Use your fists Pull it out Claw it out You better use both hands Dig it out No, rip it out! Tare me apart So I can bleed it out Put me through living hell Just to get it out Flesh and skin It calms me down Do what you must To rip the pain out
    LavenderDarling LavenderDarling
    26-30, F
    1 Response Dec 19, 2015

    The silence, the pain,

    he used me, again
    NoraWilliams NoraWilliams
    16-17, F
    2 Responses Aug 25, 2014

    We are old friends, pain

    and I. We go way back to the beginning of my life. Physical, emotional, mental, soul wrenching sadness, it's all the same. Pain is the only constant in my life, the only thing that is always there and never leaves. I don't want to be in pain but I can't even imagine how my life...
    reluctantamazon reluctantamazon
    36-40, F
    2 Responses Apr 12, 2014

    I'm to that point I just can't handle much more.

    No one knows how bad I have it right now. I'm a professional at faking a smile, and acting like I'm the luckiest person alive. Everyone around my thinks my life is perfect , very few know that I even cry at times. I honestly hate my life right now, and I'm just wishing I could...
    DeterminedToMakeLifeWorthIt DeterminedToMakeLifeWorthIt
    18-21, F
    Jun 2, 2014

    I can't do this anymore.

    I can't live anymore, it's too painful. After 9 years, all I want to do is lie down and never wake up. I have no one to help me and no one who cares. I can't do this on my own anymore. I feel like I'm in quick sand, sinking deeper and deeper, suffocating. My head feels like it...
    xXc93Xx xXc93Xx
    18-21, F
    Jan 18, 2014

    I'm in pain 24/7 following a back injury in the

    military. Recently I tried to not take pain killers as they make me sleepy and lethargic. However I have become dependant on Tramadol and I only find they just about take the edge off it. I have exhausted surgical options and while I am not looking for sympathy I am looking...
    Salesguy69 Salesguy69
    46-50, M
    Dec 24, 2014

    Love Never Dies

    I do my best to forget everything about her. I try to forget not out of want, but out of need. It's been a while since my mind last drifted on the clouds and found her shining like the morning sun in the depths of my writhing soul. It seems like there's always a trigger to it...
    Santos2Jew Santos2Jew
    22-25, M
    Aug 25, 2013

    As of today I find myself thinking is being in

    this much pain worth it. I know god only gives you what you can handle but somedays I can't handle all the pain. I could never not be here my other half of my soul is here and he is what makes me fight the pain everyday because he is the only person I have ever loved and he...
    karienight karienight
    31-35, F
    Jul 18, 2014

    Damn this pain is so strong

    but I'm still not planning on going to the hospital I hate that place
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Sep 8, 2014

    My world is falling apart

    and I don't know what to do.
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Jun 19, 2015

    There's a saying that goes around 'pain demands

    to be felt' I'm sure you have heard it and I know to be honest it's bloody true from all my experiences no matter what you try to do its always round the corner .....nothing's perfect I made a mistake my whole life thinking that everything was perfect ....I guess because I was...
    Cynthia901 Cynthia901
    22-25, F
    Feb 28, 2015

    Yes, I do, just as we all do.

    I also know an incredible inner strength that was born from this pain. I have been able to live to tell the tale, and save lives along the way. I honestly believe life is a system of checks, and balances. The storms, with the beautiful days. The sickness, with the pain of loss...
    ZenLioNESS719 ZenLioNESS719
    51-55, F
    4 Responses Dec 4, 2015

    Pain changes people. Never let pain make you

    stop moving forward, instead use it as motivation to keep moving forward.
    ADonya ADonya
    31-35, F
    Jun 3, 2014

    I Dont Want To Go On

    I'm misserable with the life I have now and when I found this website I thought people would actually understand me. Most of the people here don't and make the worst answers. I just don't want to live in a place were I'm not wanted and people don't take me seriously.
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Nov 17, 2013

    Yet I look just fine

    when somebody try's to hurt me with words of hate or rage, it still hurts. Over time those words or events get to me, they break down my defenses and I just lay down and cry a night away. They had said those things to intend to hurt me, and they had...
    Cooper802 Cooper802
    18-21, M
    1 Response Jan 12, 2015

    Chivalry Is Not Dead.

    Hello, what follows is the story of why I live a life of depression, why I joined the Military, why I have troubles trusting women. It's a love story. I was 14 years old, and I met a girl. She was, and is, the most beautiful girl I have ever met in my life. We were friends for...
    CaptainBrokenHeart CaptainBrokenHeart
    18-21, M
    2 Responses Jan 2, 2013
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