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I Know That Words Are Powerful

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 370 People

    What you say can really hurt people :|

    Sometimes you won't see it and then when it's really obvious and they're showing it, it's too late to fix or they won't accept anything from you ever again because they're afraid to be hurt again. Words can be powerful in stories, love and in death.
    Tabithaaa Tabithaaa 16-17, F Feb 2, 2014

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    My Bit To Make English A More Meaningful Language.

    Dear Oxford Dictionary, I am writing to complain about the definition you give of the verb 'To love' You say: verb [with object]feel deep affection or sexual love for (someone):do you love me?like or enjoy very much: I'd love a cup of tea just love dancing I find this...
    MrSquishy MrSquishy 41-45, M 4 Responses May 28, 2013

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    Do you ever feel like

    when you said something you really mean it but suddenly you feel that you lose it meanings? And every time you feel it is the right time to say it, after you said that it turns out to be a bad time for you?
    heartandbrain heartandbrain 26-30, F 2 days ago

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    Once spoken, they cannot be taken back.

    I cannot forget the ugliest of things spoken to me and I cannot forget the most tender of things spoken to me. I cannot forget the words that made me feel like I was someone's everything and I cannot forget the words that made me feel like I would never mean anything to anyone...
    didyouseethat didyouseethat 41-45, F Jul 31, 2014

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    This page is missing a heart.

    My beloved has once again left EP to focus on important matters at home.when I log on EP on my laptop I open a new tab and windows suggest weblinks based on my browsing history. To access quickly EP I click on the suggested link to my love's page. Now that her profile is...
    MrSquishy MrSquishy 41-45, M 3 Responses Mar 7, 2014

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    The Power Of Words.

      How can tender, gentle thoughts stir the soul by its’ sound So as to help the soul free itself from its’ earthly bounds…   How can the silence be so heavy smothering daunting That it crushes the spirit and leaves the heart wanting...
    deleted66 deleted66 41-45, F 1 Response May 14, 2010

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    I Am A Champion!

    Yes words are powerful! .http://youtu.be/03Rkx9xHpnY
    AvengingSouls AvengingSouls 31-35, M Sep 17, 2013

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    I wish you never ending dreamsand the furious

    desire to realize some of them.I wish you to love what must be loved,and forget what has to be forgotten.I wish you the passions.I wish you the silences.I wish you bird songs to wake up toand children's laughter.I wish you to resist engulfment, heartlessness,And the negative...
    MrSquishy MrSquishy 41-45, M 1 Response Jun 8, 2014

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    Think

    I know it is a common cliche but was taught at an early age to Think before you Speak as once the words are spoken, you can never take them back. I have learned this on numerous occasions when I was very passionate about a certain subject and wanted to get my point across...
    davidb5356 davidb5356 51-55, M Feb 8, 2012

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    The Power Of Description

    I once had a job where I took my lunch in a quiet room and wrote my thoughts. I fell into a rhythm of describing the same street and scene that I saw every day. I live in Oregon, so many days were rainy, cool, and what some would call dreary. But, in this excorcise I learned...
    sissysunshine sissysunshine 41-45 1 Response Oct 13, 2011

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    The Lord led me to a scripture verse in the

    Bible this morning. "Death and life are in the power of the tongue: and they that love it shall eat the fruit thereof." Proverbs 18:4-7 A lot of us could avoid disappointment and heartache if we would just change the way we speak and think and pray. In Jesus name, you have the...
    Allthingschrist Allthingschrist 31-35 Jun 30, 2014

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    A friend recently shared with me this letter

    from the author Victor Hugo (Les Miserables) to his lover Charlotte Drouet. The simple reading of his words made me shiver. I felt I had to translate is and share it with you. English translation: Night between the 17 and 18th February 1841 Can you remember my beloved...
    MrSquishy MrSquishy 41-45, M 1 Response Mar 1, 2014

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    Who Wouldn't Want A Teacher Like Him...

    “So avoid using the word ‘very’ because it’s lazy. A man is not very tired, he is exhausted. Don’t use very sad, use morose. Language was invented for one reason, boys - to woo women - and, in that endeavor, laziness will not do. It also won’t do in your essays...
    MrSquishy MrSquishy 41-45, M 3 Responses Oct 28, 2013

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    The long and hard battle was fought And lost.

    She retreats, wounded to the shower. All lights turn off. There's no one there. No one with her. She is alone, cowering over her wounds and the ones she's caused. No one can hear her scream, no one can hear her cry. Her silence is her only cry for help, and it is ignored...
    kxCobra kxCobra 18-21, F Jul 31, 2014

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    Today saw the passing away of an amazing lady.

    As I searched for extracts if her work I have stumbled on this poem. This powerful evocation of a woman took me like a waltz and I feel compelled to share it here. Phenomenal Woman Pretty women wonder where my secret lies. I’m not cute or built to suit a fashion model’s...
    MrSquishy MrSquishy 41-45, M 3 Responses May 28, 2014

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    Related Experiences

    As a kid, I used to be told the old saying: 'Sticks and stones may break my bones, but words will never hurt me'. But this is, to put it politely, a load of drivel. Words do hurt...
    ladyPlum ladyPlum 26-30, F 13 Responses 4 days ago

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    I regret every person that I have let feel anything for me. I regret every hand that I have held. Every sweet/sharp word I have read or heard or left behind. They were weapons in...
    Theaudienceofdeath Theaudienceofdeath 70+, F 3 Responses Mar 15

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    You fall, you rise, you make mistakes, you live, you learn. You are human, not perfect. You have been hurt, but you are alive. Think of what a precious privilege it is to be alive...
    Changeling79 Changeling79 36-40, F 1 Response Mar 21

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    I don't wanna fight no more Only wanna get to shore Baby don't slam the door tonight We ran another off the tracks That's time we can't get back We can save tomorrow if we try...
    lavendersea lavendersea 41-45, F 1 Response Mar 3

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    Am proof. Wrecked. Then rescued. Then wrecked. Then rescued.
    convertihd convertihd 46-50, M 2 Responses Mar 9

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    But some people really need to learn how to use them.....
    turki2550 turki2550 16-17, M 4 Responses Mar 17

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    Collywobbles Word of the day.
    Femmeheartsoul Femmeheartsoul 36-40, F Mar 17

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    I believe that everything happens for a reason. People change so you can learn to let go, things go wrong so you can appreciate them when they go right, you believe lies so you...
    Changeling79 Changeling79 36-40, F 2 Responses Mar 20

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    I feel like the demons inside are taking over One at a time
    RainbowWolf13 RainbowWolf13 13-15, F 8 Responses Mar 8

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    I'm a 1000 miles away from you... Don't you worry about the distance I'm right there if you ever get lonely Listen to my voice I'm by your side Our friends would all make fun of...
    timeisvaluable timeisvaluable 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 14

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    Unless you've been really lucky, everyone has had a bad relationship at one point in their life, but hopefully it doesn't become a habit in being drawn to the wrong kind of person...
    ladyPlum ladyPlum 26-30, F 2 Responses Mar 16

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    My godparents are two. Or were. My godfather dont love bisexuals.
    convertihd convertihd 46-50, M Mar 22

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    Now I know this is going to sound crazy .... But, I've been looking for someone to help me discover why this happened. When I was a child, ever sense I can remember. Going to...
    jessywhitlock jessywhitlock 22-25, F a week ago

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    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...
    grgbyce978 grgbyce978 56-60, M 13 hrs ago

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    Thoughts of him laying in bed raced through my mind. I wanted his body against mine. I wanted to feel him inside me. The only problem was I did not want it for just one night. I...
    Brunette4U Brunette4U 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 15

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    Am proof. Too emotional to sleep at times.
    convertihd convertihd 46-50, M Mar 22

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    "In my mind, Is the Universe friendly or a frightening place? How can I love my world if I don’t love my thoughts? The thoughts create the world. Falling into *understanding...
    Injoy1767 Injoy1767 46-50, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    Emotions can change the way you perceive things, that's scary.
    TickleMeCell TickleMeCell 16-17, T 4 days ago

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    In March 2013, I lost the cat that was like a baby to me. He had leukemia. April 2013, I lost my best friend. She fell asleep going to college and hit head on with a semi. She died...
    LadyKayla LadyKayla 18-21, F Mar 4

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    A recent ex of mine has been telling everyone that I'm close to that I'm now an alcoholic and I drink every night. Not only is this not true, but it's pathetic that she feels the...
    gandalfssandals gandalfssandals 18-21, M Mar 17

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    And I suppose I am sometimes. But I also need to be less restless in my life.
    Femmeheartsoul Femmeheartsoul 36-40, F 2 Responses Mar 18

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    How can one find words to express how one feels? I can't.. Not today. Mostly the words would flow and I'd write them to express what I was feeling, but today, nothing.. And how can...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Mar 6

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    Do you ever think of me, when you lie? Lie down in your bed, your bed of lies And I knew better, than to look in your eyes They only pretend, you will be mine And you know how...
    kinkysexybabe kinkysexybabe 36-40, F 3 Responses Mar 10

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    I had a conversation with my ex today.. she told me she has moved on which is good.. watching she's in pain was crucifying.. i still madly care abt her, so it's a good news...
    FaitAccomp1i FaitAccomp1i 70+, M 3 Responses Mar 18

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    Good manners make a full man. They are very essential for human civilization. Without good manners, man is like a purse without money, though it is very attractive from outside...
    malak87 malak87 26-30, M 3 days ago

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    I wanted you to know that I love you and always will more than my words could justify. I wanted you to know that I miss you every moment of my life. I wanted you know that I truly...
    winterfall winterfall 36-40 Mar 10

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    Lips and tongues lie. But actions never do. No matter what words are spoken, actions betray the truth of everyone's heart.
    Fizzy0875 Fizzy0875 36-40, F 8 Responses Mar 17

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    As a young girl I was painfully shy and reserved. Adults loved me because I always listened, never made a scene....I was a good girl. The sweetheart, the little doll, the quiet...
    snowberry75 snowberry75 36-40, F 20 Responses 6 days ago

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