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I Know That Words Are Dangerous Weapons

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 403 People

    I Have

    I have had many thrown at me, precisely aimed daggars, yet none of them will ever hurt as much as the ones that I have thrown. They are the ones that haunt and I regret the most, the ones that leave the deepest of scars and the ones I recall with pain. I have a...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses May 5, 2009

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    Responsible For What You Say

    I am raising 4 beautiful children.  We are dealing with alot of pain and alot of words being used.  I am going through a program for women of violence and I am seeing words in a whole new way. I have always told my children that words are the most powerful thing you have...
    flodials flodials 41-45, F 1 Response Apr 6, 2012

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    Sticks And Stones May Break My Bones...

    ...but words can cause far more pain.
    Dragon56 Dragon56 56-60, M Nov 30, 2009

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    Condition of Your Hart

    I was always taught that the words we choose is a mirror into our hart and soul. If all we ever do is dish out angry words, spite, indifference and negative attitudes then others know that is what you are on the inside. Speaking to others in a way to make yourself feel better...
    Grits4life Grits4life 46-50, F 4 Responses Aug 18, 2008

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    Caution: Danger of Explosion

    Hurt caused by words can be much worse than physical hurt, and is way harder to heal too. Words are things that should be handled with care, and that is sometimes hard for me as well. I have a big mouth. I get carried away by emotions and situations easily. Too easily sometimes...
    JojaRodenaLente JojaRodenaLente 18-21, F 3 Responses Jun 25, 2008

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    Like A Saying I Once Heard Go's....

    "Words are like knives, use them wisely and all will go well, use them harshly and they will cut, it may not bleed but it will scar, and scars don't fade"I think that's very true, ironically, i'd take physical scars over emotional scars any day..but i'm not lucky enough for that...
    CGFE CGFE 16-17, F Mar 24, 2011

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    Seriously

    Words are alive..and they hurt..and they heal.Verbal abuse is horrid...A kind word is lovely...Karma is a wonderful.."thing"....Both sides are covered.+ +  &
    justmefornow1600 justmefornow1600 46-50, F 1 Response Apr 6, 2012

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    They Can Make and Break You

    For instance, a long time ago I said some things I didn't mean. I lost control like a ******* noob. My friend was talking **** about me saying I sucked at Starcraft, naturally I felt attacked. So I told him he should die like his mom did, another of our friends banned...
    LylaRocks LylaRocks 26-30, F 1 Response Jun 15, 2009

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    The Most Powerful Weapon On Earth

    Out of all the muscles in your body, the strongest one happens to be your tounge ( medical fact ) but it has power in more ways than just the physical. Words have been known to achieve some of the most incredible feats known to mankind throughout history, think about it. Words...
    shair1tu shair1tu 36-40, F 1 Response Mar 28, 2009

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    Words Painful Cut

    The words hurt worse than a fist to the face, leaving their scars on my soul and within my heart.  I look deep within the mirror looking for the visible outward signs of pain but none are there. Words hurt like a blade slicing into my flesh leaving their cuts within my mind...
    fungirlmmm fungirlmmm 41-45, F 4 Responses Aug 1, 2011

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    Words

    Words,Dangerous things,When used in wrong way,Become weapons,Too late,To say sorry,When you've fired your shot,Someone's been hit,Lying on the ground,They need your help,Even though,It's too late.
    startinover1 startinover1 46-50 Apr 4, 2012

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    Words Are Alive

    Please....Here?More....Yes............AgainSir......Pleaseuhmmmm...wait...oh..wait..oooS....................rolflmAo...........xxx
    justmefornow1600 justmefornow1600 46-50, F 2 Responses Apr 6, 2012

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    They Hurt The Worst.

    The things that people say can hurt just as much if not more then any type of physical pain. I try to be careful with what I say so I don't end up hurting or offending anyone unless I'm really pissed off because I've been hurt by words a countless number of times, and I know It...
    KawaiiDoll KawaiiDoll 18-21, F Jan 17, 2012

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    Carrot Stew

    I grew up in a difficult environment first off. Living in my household with my sisters, dad, and mom had it's ups and downs. One rule my ma would always enforce is that anger in any form should be re-directed in way so you don't give your power away to other people. Like people...
    Joeowleyes Joeowleyes 18-21, M 1 Response Jun 30, 2013

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    First Hurt Feelings

    I remember way back when I was in kindergarden, I was coloring a picture and there were two girl in my class who were coloring near me. One of them looked at my paper and said "Look at how he's coloring. Those colors are so stupid." and the other followed with "And...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Dec 9, 2008

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    And I Know Just How to Use Them

    I am skilled when it comes to hurting people. I know how to incite rage and/or tears with a line. Of course i do not do that often. I just have a terribletemper and if you happen to be the one who hurt me... i will likely lash back with a vengeance. Its good that i like making...
    Tacit Tacit 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 5, 2009

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    I Try And Be More Careful Nowadays

    I try to think it through before saying anything to anyone, even if I think I mean well, because perception is everything.
    deleted deleted 26-30 Nov 24, 2010

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    Engage Brain Before Opening Mouth

      "Words are weapons, and it is dangerous . . .  to borrow them from the arsenal of the enemy." ~ George Santayana   “Words are like weapons; they wound sometimes” ~ Cher    
    Josie06 Josie06 56-60, F 1 Response Sep 22, 2009

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    There is a man who these days is calling me his daisy. It reminds me of one of my very favorite ever compliments from ages ago. My friend's grandmother had a very high voice from...
    foldedunfolding foldedunfolding 31-35, F 7 Responses Jan 11

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    Words are very powerful, When you know how to use, But what makes it more powerful is, Eyes... Have you ever let your eyes talk for you? Let words came from your eyes when you...
    fastandfamous fastandfamous 36-40, M 6 Responses Jan 10

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    Words leave their mark far longer than any physical pain can. Even if you are left with physical scars, you learn to accept them as part of you. The pain dissipates, the scars fade...
    Superficialsaint Superficialsaint 31-35, F 4 Responses 1 day ago

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    Words can bring life or death. They can tear down or build up. They can inspire or dampen spirits. What words do you dwell on today ? What words will you speak out or share?
    sweetartventure sweetartventure 31-35, F 7 Responses 4 days ago

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    When i was 24-25 years old i lived in the northern Chicago suburbs. My girlfriend Barb (Stephanie Powers look alike) was a nymphomaniac and loved to go down on me while i was...
    goodalways goodalways 51-55, M Jan 12

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    There are people all around us who are trapped in a complacency in the lives they have chosen for themselves. Instead of owning up and taking responsibility for what they've done...
    niceguycursed niceguycursed 31-35, M 1 Response Jan 12

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    Respect, respect, respect: "I looked at the prophet and he was crying. I said "you are forgiven" and then I cried. And we had the damn title page". Commentary on the cover of...
    Injoy1767 Injoy1767 46-50, F 1 Response Jan 14

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    "Freedom lies in being bold" Robert Frost Today, I take that bold step. I've grown tired of complacency and feeling as if my voice isn't being heard. I have been willing to let my...
    lavendersea lavendersea 41-45, F 2 Responses Jan 15

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    1- Everyone has got demons inside them. Everyone. We are no saints, no angels. You have your demons. They are different from anybody else's. Know it. 2- Learn how to feel them. The...
    Danceofhours Danceofhours 41-45, M 2 Responses Jan 5

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    "The most beautiful people we have known are those who have known defeat, known suffering, known struggle, known loss, and have found their way out of the depths. These persons...
    WanderingxYingxYang WanderingxYingxYang 46-50, F 4 Responses Jan 18

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    My husband and I are renewing our vows this spring, on our 15th anniversary.
    TheLittleMrs TheLittleMrs 31-35, F Dec 27, 2014

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    On this site they believe they are angels and done nothing wrong. The way they talk to one another is like they are angles of the earth. Then flag you and curse you out if you try...
    MissLizy MissLizy 22-25, F 1 Response Dec 29, 2014

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    I know because you just are c:
    DoorMattress DoorMattress 13-15, M 2 Responses Jan 1

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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...
    hdb5997 hdb5997 16-17 Jan 13

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    If you cannot see you are blind.
    mj440508 mj440508 41-45, M Jan 19

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    I would like to take this opportunity to thank, the many kind people I have encountered in my life. I also feel blessed to have been able to witness the light in a persons eyes...
    valiant62 valiant62 36-40, M 16 hrs ago

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    I believe I've come across a case involving the legend of "the wild hunt/huntsman". I was referred to a young man who yesterday on his 18th birthday (FYI, his birth date is the...
    SH1ELDS SH1ELDS 31-35 Dec 31, 2014

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    ive had four years of being saved, to working side by side with the lord to help awaken friends and familie's spirits, to pulling their own demons into me and saved again and again...
    charbaby801 charbaby801 31-35, F 2 Responses Jan 5

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    12 steps for self care 1- if it feels wrong , don't do it 2- say "exactly what you mean 3- Don't be a people pleaser 4- Trust your instincts 5- never speak bad about yourself...
    chubbylilmonster chubbylilmonster 18-21, F 6 Responses Jan 5

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    Many a war has begun by them! Many a peace has been won by them!
    picklebobble picklebobble 46-50, M Jan 6

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    "Maturity is what happens when one learns to only give a f* about what’s truly, legitimately f*worthy". Stop f*ing around, man. This gives you strength and integrity". Mark...
    Injoy1767 Injoy1767 46-50, F 1 Response Jan 10

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    'Why?' Three letters to the word, but unquenchable. The rest of the question, a reassurance of purpose and detail. Why do men rape?
    Skjeggstad Skjeggstad 22-25, F Dec 28, 2014

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    inevitable. people fade, drift or take another road. i just need to remember that they were always free and its wrong to hold on when the time comes. hopefully their path will...
    ArnoldJRimmer ArnoldJRimmer 46-50, M 2 Responses Jan 14

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    I'm a giver and I'm ****** sick of all these TAKERS.
    Bpack Bpack 31-35 2 Responses Jan 14

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    Happy Birthday I love you all..(warts and all ) Ya'all..
    Tannasheart Tannasheart 46-50, F a week ago

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    Then you have the nerve to cry poor me.
    1Anonymousme 1Anonymousme 70+, F 3 days ago

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    Our perception about identity thieves is that they are sophisticated computer geeks that just break into our credentials to steal our identity. But, the dark truth is that a thief...
    filthyretort4305 filthyretort4305 22-25, F Dec 30, 2014

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    And just talking to my friends. It's like an addiction I can control it easily and say it at the right times. I know it's a bad habit, but there are expressive word, they are only...
    theMindofAwesome theMindofAwesome 13-15, F Jan 1

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    The Words Are ..I used to think that I could not go onAnd life was nothing but an awful songBut now I know the meaning of true loveI'm leaning on the everlasting armsIf I can see...
    PixiePat PixiePat 36-40 2 Responses Jan 4

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