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I Know That Words Hurt

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 425 People

    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    In disagreements, fight fairly.

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

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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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    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 Oct 18

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    TCL009 TCL009 41-45, F Aug 15

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    ballorromeo1 ballorromeo1 18-21, M 1 Response Sep 13

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

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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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    Related Experiences

    Words can hurt when they get yelled at you on a daily basis. You go to work Monday thru Friday do what your supposed to do and come home to the unexpected. Are you going to get...
    crafty36 crafty36 36-40, F 1 Response Nov 18

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    2 Years ago, my ex basically left me for another women. At 1st he told me he never stopped loving me, and he hoped That I would never stopped loving him. After a few months of not...
    mssummertime mssummertime 26-30, F 20 hrs ago

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    Yes it does hurts! And when your INLOVE it feels heaven too! If it's not hurt it's not love.
    Gettingout72 Gettingout72 41-45, F 4 Responses Nov 2

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    IT HURTS It does it really really does ......but I understand
    Arielle1justsmile Arielle1justsmile 13-15, F 1 Response Nov 3

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    I know how love works for a young life for me First its you have a crush, then you date(not real dating) then after a couple months that other person out of know where BREAKS YOUR...
    MichaelEgitto MichaelEgitto 13-15, M 1 day ago

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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.
    OddlyScintilating OddlyScintilating 46-50, M Nov 17

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    I wish my parents would stop fighting. This literally happens all the time. No, they are not getting divorced, but sometimes I think it could be a good idea (I definitely don't...
    Sweetgirl120 Sweetgirl120 18-21, F 5 Responses Nov 20

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    Feel like I couldn`t anymore. I want to go, to stop it... Like I was more and more unable to control my life... I know I hurt people around, people who care, people I love, good...
    Mellangela Mellangela 26-30, F 1 Response Nov 18

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    Music, scents, places, even certain cars remind me of him. He broke my heart into a million pieces and whereas he knows he hurt me, he can't even begin to imagine how much. He...
    Jenezebel Jenezebel 26-30, F Nov 11

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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...
    SwanSongRebeL SwanSongRebeL 36-40, F 8 Responses Nov 14

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    This guy is my best friend, I love him but I'm done. He ignores me for the longest time then he comes acting all sweet I just want to go back to just being friends. ...we aren't...
    Justbeingmeok Justbeingmeok 18-21, F 17 hrs ago

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    I have never been given anything in this life I have always had to work for it and if I wanted something doing I have always had to do it myself from an early age, but then you...
    Sirwithherkey Sirwithherkey 31-35, M 11 hrs ago

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    I am in a really healthy relationship. My boyfriend may not know exactly what I am going through but he does very well at comforting and showing that he cares. He does and says...
    Alexandra1996 Alexandra1996 18-21, F 2 hrs ago

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    I am having anxiety attacks because I am heartbroken. I'll try to keep the story brief. Started a new job in September. A guy at work likes me and we become good friends. He has a...
    classicslove classicslove 26-30, F 1 Response 5 hrs ago

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    Yes! He has personality! He's kind-hearted and caring, polite, gentle, honest, moral, mature, modest, smart. He's hurt and very strong. He makes me feel special. He could conquer...
    HellColoredFlame HellColoredFlame 13-15, F 1 Response 5 hrs ago

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    Words KILL. Have you ever hurt by someone's words ? Yea I know. But words are weapon , like it or not.
    monatonie monatonie 22-25, F 2 Responses Oct 30

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    I'm not a writer, sometimes I lack common sense, and other times I make no sense at all. If you still with me for the nect few minutes though I only hope that it gives you some...
    InfinitelyCurious InfinitelyCurious 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 12

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    I'm not a writer, sometimes I lack common sense, and other times I make no sense at all. If you still with me for the nect few minutes though I only hope that it gives you some...
    InfinitelyCurious InfinitelyCurious 18-21, F Nov 12

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    "Three Cheers For Five Years" I swear that you don't have to go I thought we could wait for the fireworks I thought we could wait for the snow To wash over Georgia and kill the...
    RememberingSunday22 RememberingSunday22 36-40, F 3 days ago

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    I am recently watching a documentary about a Chinese guy hitchhiked all the way from Beijing to Berlin to see his girlfriend. His girlfriend was going back to Germany, and he...
    ChicaAudaz ChicaAudaz 18-21, F 5 Responses Oct 31

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    My love for you runs so deep through my veins That I think of you, in spite of the pain. Heavy is my heart I can’t bear The music of life no more I want to hear. Though with...
    winterfall winterfall 36-40 Nov 5

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