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I Know That Words Hurt

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 423 People

    76sailor 76sailor 56-60, M 4 Responses Jul 1

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    Please Take 32 Seconds Of Your Life To Watch This...

    I am not asking okay, you need to watch this.
    deleted deleted 26-30 5 Responses Mar 7, 2011

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    I Know Hurtful Words All To Well

    I have been married twice and both times it was abusive. The first was physical & emotional the second time it was emotional. I finally divorced 3 years ago & have been going it alone. It is much more peaceful alone. I literally wasted most of my live in bad relationships. I use...
    onnmyown onnmyown 51-55, F Nov 27, 2011

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    Has anyone ever called you ugly

    and made fun of you just of how you look like? People are so mean...and it hurts ..really bad!!! Someone told me that I was ugly that it looked like I got ran over with a bike 72 times and hit me in the face with my ugly cheeks like how can somebody think I'm so ugly?? I don't...
    LolitaxLana LolitaxLana 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 27

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    ballorromeo1 ballorromeo1 18-21, M 1 Response Sep 13

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    Details To Follow

    I need to get it all down in my head first.I've got to figure out what to say about this.What examples to choose.How much to reveal.Words are powerful weapons.They can be excellent teaching tools.I just need to do some planning and organizing.I'll be back to share soon.Love,Milky...
    milkynips milkynips 46-50, F Sep 24, 2011

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    Some People Just Dont Know

    Ive been called stupid, dumb, retarded. I honestly HATE the word retarded. My friend always called me stupid all the time because i have alot of "blonde" moments. . i dont really try to. Its just I learn things more slowly than others and most of the time i dont really get...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response May 11, 2013

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    Words Can Heal The Human Soul

    Words are very powerful. It takes a second to say things that take a life time to heal. Gracious words are like a honeycomb, sweetness to the soul and health to the body. A gentle tongue is a tree of life, but perverseness in it breaks the spirit. We all love to be right but its...
    emmanuel04 emmanuel04 31-35, M 4 Responses Aug 31, 2013

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    Sticks And Stones My Butt, Words Hurt Like Hell!

    Since i've been through both physical and emotional pain due to being hated by the so called 'cool kids' at school. I would rather be beaten half to death than have any more hurtful words thrown my way. There is so many reasons words are worse. Its easy to say "sticks...
    CGFE CGFE 16-17, F Mar 27, 2010

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    For Sure

    Words hurt worse than anything ever....they hit harder than a fist,sting more than a slap,cut deeper than a razorblade....words go where violence can't go...they eat you from the inside out....words are like teeth,they eat my very flesh...and they drain the life out of me...they...
    MindyBear95 MindyBear95 18-21, F 3 Responses Apr 3, 2012

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    My mum thinks I'm kidding

    when I say I want to end my life She encourages it as if I won't
    beccah1234 beccah1234 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 20

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    Bruises Go Away....

    Personally, since I have been a victim of both physical and emotional/verball abuse, I would much rather, have someone beat the crap out of me, leaving me an inch for death, than to say hurtful words. Bruises can go away, but words that scar your heart, can stay their for a life...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Jul 16, 2009

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    Word And Arrows

    The spoken word just like the arrow can never be redrawn! DrSoapbox 8/19/13
    DrSoapbox DrSoapbox 51-55, M 1 Response Aug 19, 2013

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    I have a bf and he's

    so eager to marry me. I wanna get married but I am afraid of the future ahead. we've been thru alot of trouble and problems and yet we're still here. everything was planned like a civil wedding first and next year when his father arrived a church wedding. But lately I am not...
    ysmjen08 ysmjen08 26-30, F 5 days ago

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    When you just wanna say: Excuse me,

    but does this smell like chloroform to you? That.
    TCL009 TCL009 41-45, F 1 Response Jul 18

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    Rather Be Beaten

    I would literally be physically pounded than be verbally abused.   Bruises on my body will heal fairly quickly...not so much the ones on my soul caused by cruel words.
    Geode Geode 31-35, F 4 Responses Jul 7, 2009

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    In disagreements, fight fairly.

    No name calling(, you dickweed).
    TCL009 TCL009 41-45, F 1 Response Aug 14

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    Sticks And Stones.... Baloney!

    I was brutally bullied most of the time I was in school, so I know very well how deeply a word can cut.  Even a casual comment can draw blood if it hits a sensitive spot.I'd rather be physically beaten; wounds to my body will heal faster than those made by words.
    Plaid Plaid 31-35, F Jul 10, 2011

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    Teaching Words

    The old saying is..."If you cannot say something nice don't say nothing at all! I am no stranger to the power of words... it's part of my craft. Words come to life. Be careful what you say. Mean what you say and say what you mean!
    MorningBreeze MorningBreeze 56-60, F 3 Responses Jul 10, 2011

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    Understanding A Girl

    I didnt write this, but i think every guy should know this : To understand a Girl is really so much difficult.....! ! She says.. " I don't love you... " Her eyes.. say " I'm crazy about you.. ♥ .. " She says.. " I'm happy without you.. "Her eyes say.. " I'm nowhere without you...
    HakujitsuSeiten HakujitsuSeiten 18-21, F 5 Responses Aug 10, 2012

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    Why do words have to hurt

    so damn much? When are people gonna realize if they don't have anything nice to say, they should keep it to themselves?
    TCL009 TCL009 41-45, F 1 Response Jul 15

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    'Be careful with your words.

    Once they are said, they can be only forgiven but not forgotten'. I had a so called friend who I thought I could trust. I was mentally abused by a family member, and I confided in her and told her everything. Eventually I stood up to my abuser, and told them enough is enough...
    genie201 genie201 31-35, F Mar 5

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    The Girl With Many Names

    There is a girl who is so lost in this world. She looks through her tears to see a constant changing world. No one knows how much she is hurting on the inside. Most do not know that the "game" they like to play is killing her inside out. With every word said to her, ugly, fat...
    TaintedSnowflakes TaintedSnowflakes 18-21, F Jun 1, 2013

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    Do not argue with an idiot.

    He will drag you down to his level and beat you with experience.
    TCL009 TCL009 41-45, F Aug 13

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    TCL009 TCL009 41-45, F Aug 15

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    Of course they do, the effects are far more

    longer lasting than physical injuries, and can be more debilitating! I think this explains why I am so careful when I choose the words I say - I fully appreciate the impact they can have. And I'd never want to hurt anyone intentionally.
    Mick672 Mick672 41-45, M 1 Response Feb 25

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    So very true the stupid saying sticks

    and stones may break my bones but words will never hurt me Words hurt mad tmre
    Jungle46 Jungle46 46-50, F 1 Response Feb 25

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    Related Experiences

    It haunts me like an entity....all the words said, all the actions taken,are like shards of glass inside me, always cutting me deeper and deeper....like a constant bad taste in my...
    SassyBabe39 SassyBabe39 41-45, F 1 Response Oct 8

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    I hate that I do this. When I feel hurt by the people who mean the most to me in my life I do things that I know will hurt them. I regret it later. I don't know why I do it. It...
    alwayswantingmore78 alwayswantingmore78 36-40, F Sep 26

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    I care too much.. I forgive too much.. The more I care, the more I got hurt but they don't realize that.. I'm being too nice. Eventhough I know they hurt me, I care too much to...
    PureLies PureLies 13-15, F Oct 13

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    you know what hurt so much? it's when someone makes you feel special yesterday but make's you feel like you're nobody today.... :'(
    ElizabethSwannTurner ElizabethSwannTurner 18-21, F 2 Responses Sep 29

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    For everyone whose ever been in long distance relationship, a call or a text means a lot. If we miss it, we would be devastated for the whole days. It had been two weeks since the...
    candy8ar candy8ar 18-21, F 9 hrs ago

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    Matchbox 20 - How Far We've Come  Hello, hello, helloI'm wakin' up at the start of the end of the worldBut it's feeling just like every other morning beforeNow I wonder what...
    crescendo282 crescendo282 31-35, F 1 Response 12 hrs ago

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    There was this guy I was dating he was sweet and nice very understanding , he helped me with my depression in the beginning I didn't want to burden him I told him to leave me . He...
    fiestychica fiestychica 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 6

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    I've reached a point where I'm totally burnt out. I'm done trying to mingle, done trying to make myself presentable to meet someone. I'm done with introductions and the small talk...
    OneHowlToTheMoon OneHowlToTheMoon 22-25, M 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    I am hurting myself indirectly without wanting to..stop it dammit
    Darlinghton Darlinghton 18-21, M 14 hrs ago

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    My bestest guy friend hurt the **** out of me. I feel like im going to explode. I can barely breathe (i hyperventilate a lot) and my tummy is killing me from stress and anxiety...
    thekittykat thekittykat 13-15, F 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    So tired. I'm tired. My mind tires me. These thoughts that flow and spread and drain me. It's hard to even find the strength to type about it at times. Even when I type I feel that...
    Shippo Shippo 26-30, F 1 Response Oct 2

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    I never was good with words. When something is hurting me, I can't talk. I can't explain. It's not like I don't want to, but it's almost like I can't find the right words to match...
    DrowningInRed DrowningInRed 13-15, F 1 Response Oct 2

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    I was in a relation with someone older to me by a bit more than a decade. I fell in love with her and she totally broke me when I told her about my feelings. She had feelings...
    DeamonessPet DeamonessPet 18-21, M 1 Response Oct 5

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    if words can kill you physically i'm already dead sooner than i think people sometimes didn't think that they should be careful from every pounds of their words coming out of...
    shenghuidai shenghuidai 26-30, F 3 Responses Oct 12

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    Can't say I don't love him. Still I can't pretend that my heart is torn just knowing that I'm losing my bestfriend. If it's easier said and done then someone tell me why. I could...
    ElizabethSwannTurner ElizabethSwannTurner 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 1

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    Sometimes when people bring me down I can't help but wish that I was stronger and didn't let their words and actions impact me so much. I'm a sensitive person, and if you say...
    xCherryCola xCherryCola 13-15, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    i really understand this thing i have experience love before but i gave my everything to that person but in the end i am hurt when i said to myself i hate love that is also wrong...
    shyLL1999 shyLL1999 13-15, F Oct 11

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    Is it normal for a guy to communicate with a woman ONLY via Facebook and Twitter, and only though cryptic, ambiguous messages in posts and tweets? In other words, you post...
    JaneG8 JaneG8 36-40, F 20 hrs ago

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    I seem to be messing up more and more often and I wonder how much more she will put up with. I seem to take everything to heart that is said and over react and end up pushing her...
    Sirwithherkey Sirwithherkey 31-35, M 2 Responses Sep 30

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    Back when I was thirty one years old I was going through the feelings of what is called maternal instincts. I think that is normal right? A young woman having the desire to have...
    chaiginger chaiginger 46-50, F a week ago

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    A long time ago there was a boy. He was smart, talented and handsome. However, he was very selfish and his temper was so difficult, that nobody wanted to be friends with him. Often...
    TheShalottLady TheShalottLady 61-65, F Sep 24

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    I want to tell you a story. Well more like write a love letter in an unusual way. You see I have met someone here. She knows who she is. Her posts are what attracted me to her. We...
    Leeza1964 Leeza1964 46-50, M Sep 26

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    Pain - Three Days Grace [Hook] Pain, without love Pain, I can't get enough Pain, I like it rough Cause I'd rather feel pain than nothing at all [Verse 1] You're sick of feeling...
    Concerto Concerto 22-25, F Oct 3

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