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I Know That Words Are Dangerous Weapons

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 402 People

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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 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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    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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    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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    How many groups are same subject.
    OddlyScintilating OddlyScintilating 46-50, M Nov 17

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    Especially if used on others after pain fades from hearing them.
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    WORDS - They come easyThere are wise and sage soothsayers all over the Net it seems. Armchair philosophy and psychology is rife, and I admit I partake as often as I feel the urge...
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    Words are very powerful. People always say action speaks louder than words. But there are amillion occasions where I feel like I've been stabbed in the heart by the words said...
    Raptax231 Raptax231 18-21, M 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    I do feel,that words are very powerful,words can make you feel like you a are walking on air,and words can also kill your soul.
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    I was talking to someone yesterday, who was reflecting on life synchronicities and how sometimes we have to go through pretty crazy disorientation before finding our truth. My...
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    words are so powerful that the necessity of biting my tongue and keeping them to myself is likely going to cause me to explode in a violence of accusations and recriminations...
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    I know there are people who beat off looking at girls on here. also I know there's guys who are about 34-44 years old who act young just to talk to young girls then try to take...
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    Words can heal or destroy worlds..." Oh I can't believe what she said...I can't believe what he did...oh don't they know its wrong don't they know its wrong...yeah....Maybe there...
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    I see them around me, feel them in the air. Day, night they're always around. Lurking and waiting in the shadows of the air and day. Sometimes you cannot see them by sight, but...
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    Words often spoken, yet action to rarely reflect those words. Vows taken, yet life's unexpected challenges allowed waivering to neglect that once magical day. To live so closely...
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    I don't understand why people feel offended or insulted when I use cuss words as I've explained to them many times they are just words. I got to an all girls school and it's very...
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    Never underestimate the power that words carry. They can be an amazing benefit or severe burden in life. With just a few words you could alleviate someones pain, life issues, or...
    Tomorrowsday Tomorrowsday 26-30, M Nov 18

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    Sticks and stones may break you're bones but words will leave psychological scars that will never heal. :)
    AlwaysAnonnymous AlwaysAnonnymous 13-15, M 1 Response Nov 9

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    Today in my class at its collegiate classroom. The Professor has a ethnic background that derives itself from Asia, so learning the course material was not only important, but...
    Jrock91 Jrock91 22-25, M Nov 12

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    Back in 1988 when I was completing a teacher credential program, there were small classes and the 6 women I was studying with got to be a friendly and close knit group. One woman...
    Brainyblonde Brainyblonde 66-70, F 2 Responses Nov 15

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    Just one mail conversation :)... If you think I am wrong somewhere, please block me.... I created this group for me and for them who experienced similar experiences in ep... I don...
    LifeisRisk LifeisRisk 31-35, M 3 Responses Nov 6

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    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...
    Lilwillbe Lilwillbe 16-17, F Nov 13

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    I've ran into him multiple times in my life. I'm not sure if he's a demon but I can't tell. He's about 9 feet tall with wide shoulders and large hulking arms. He stands similar to...
    EmptyLaugh EmptyLaugh 22-25, M 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    My demons know my weakness. I'm vulnerable because I've been hurt and made wrong choices. But my choices make me who Iam. And your not going to take me down with you to that dark...
    LizC815 LizC815 22-25, F 1 Response a week ago

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    The only 15 letter word that can be spelled without repeating a letter is "uncopyrightable".
    jml2000 jml2000 56-60, M 1 hr ago

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    I don't think they have any bad meaning behind them. They have defenitions like any other word.
    ShhhAnon ShhhAnon 16-17, F Nov 9

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    So I am going to try to say something nice to each of my customers over my five-hour shift tonight. It might be tough, since I only like about half the people who come through my...
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    The axe forgets: the tree remembers. -African Proverb
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    Don't stop believing... Unless your dream is stupid. -Journey
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