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I Know That Words Hurt

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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...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response May 11, 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...
    CGFE CGFE 16-17, F Mar 27, 2010

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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...
    TeenyTheTwisted TeenyTheTwisted 18-21, F Jun 1, 2013

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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...
    genie201 genie201 31-35, F Mar 5

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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...
    HakujitsuSeiten HakujitsuSeiten 18-21, F 5 Responses Aug 10, 2012

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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...
    emmanuel04 emmanuel04 31-35, M 4 Responses Aug 31, 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...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Jul 16, 2009

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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...
    MorningBreeze MorningBreeze 56-60, F 3 Responses Jul 10, 2011

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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...
    MindyBear95 MindyBear95 18-21, F 3 Responses Apr 3, 2012

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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 Aug 19, 2013

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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 Feb 25

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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...
    LolitaxLana LolitaxLana 18-21, F Jan 27

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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...
    Mick672 Mick672 41-45, M 1 Response Feb 25

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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...
    onnmyown onnmyown 51-55, F Nov 27, 2011

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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...
    Plaid Plaid 31-35, F Jul 10, 2011

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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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    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...
    Geode Geode 31-35, F 4 Responses Jul 7, 2009

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    manelle19 manelle19 26-30, F 1 Response a week ago

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    WE TALKED EVERYDAY HE TOLD ME HE LOVED ME. WE SAID ILY EVERYDAY AND THEN HE TELLS ME I FOUND A NEW GIRL I WANT SOMEONE CLOSE. WHICH HURTS SO MUCH.
    MIMIEMOUSE MIMIEMOUSE 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    Right now it's physical pain. My head hurts and I desperate to relieve this headache
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    I love and adore someone that still loves there ex :(
    Daniellestiller Daniellestiller 16-17 Apr 6

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    LOVE is like an elastic band stretched in opposite directions by two people and then suddenly one let's go!!!! OUCH!!!!
    Sandyshaw13 Sandyshaw13 36-40, F a week ago

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    This is my first post and sadly, it is not a happy one but here it goes: My husbands grandfather was diagnosed with colon cancer awhile back. He has been through a lot of things...
    MrsGrisham MrsGrisham 22-25, F 3 Responses Mar 18

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    I have been with 'love' for years and lately we fell apart.. We can no longer hear eachother nor understand eachother's language... And I after loads of trials I realized i can't...
    blueutopia blueutopia 26-30, F Mar 19

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    What kind of friend goes behind my back and talks **** about me?? I mean seriously, If u do that then your not my friend! You talk about me as if you know me and what it goin thru...
    Blissfulkissofdeath Blissfulkissofdeath 18-21, F 3 hrs ago

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    Well I'm a 14 yr old boy that gets raped each night by my step dad and I have no idea what to do.. He said if I told anyone he'll hurt my whole family. :/ can someone please help.
    TristenJSmith TristenJSmith 16-17, M 3 Responses 2 hrs ago

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    I can't get this song out of my head. ❤️ http://m.youtube.com/watch?v=c7NLq5Soq_E "Everybody Knows" It gets harder everyday, but I can't seem to shake the pain. I'm trying to...
    golden8003 golden8003 31-35, F Apr 6

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    I want you to know that my love was 100% real and i will always love you that i know for sure whether your love was real or not i know mine was and always will be. I don't know why...
    BrokenAngel35 BrokenAngel35 31-35, F Apr 4

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    I dont know how or why we do it, but we ALWAYS hurt those we love most. Even in the past, i hurt my closest friends. Theres this guy ive been friends with for about three years...
    chooseyourownlife chooseyourownlife 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 2

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    When my son was 8 years old his dad and I divorced due to domestic abuse. He witnessed some of it, but was not physically involved. Skip to today, 15 years later. He is now 23...
    MeltdownMom MeltdownMom 41-45, F Mar 19

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    Recently, someone said to me that they felt like if one truly cares for another then they should give another pretty much limitless opportunities to screw up without the...
    SimplyMarah SimplyMarah 31-35, F Mar 27

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    Below will be my understanding of the word LOVE between a man and a women. Too often, the misconception of this word can be conflicting, deceived, mistrusted, thrown around and...
    Trainedheart Trainedheart 26-30, F 21 hrs ago

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    I've spent a long time mending the corrosion of all those acidic words that I've been told. Sometimes I still remember them , snipets of the many phrases and the heavy emotion...
    RadRen RadRen 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 17

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    Pen to paper but I have no mind to bleed ink onto a page nor do I have rhythmic value to my words. My thoughts are dulled my the friction between academic progression and sheets of...
    Xingouttheos Xingouttheos 16-17, F 1 Response a week ago

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    "Ruiner" you had all of them on your side, didn't you? didn't you? you believed in all your lies, didn't you? didn't you? the ruiner's got a lot to prove he's got nothing to lose...
    ReversedLumiere ReversedLumiere 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 24

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    I have two friends I go to university with, we live in the same town which is a little far from the campus so we carpool together. I drive one week, my friend M drives another week...
    classic00 classic00 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    Ever since this girl first walked into our school for the first time, I couldn't take my eyes off her, and I know I probably wasn't the only one gazing at her beauty. Through my...
    elugo123456789 elugo123456789 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 4

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    Ever since this girl first walked into our school for the first time, I couldn't take my eyes off her, and I know I probably wasn't the only one gazing at her beauty. Through my...
    elugo123456789 elugo123456789 18-21, M Apr 5

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    Ever since this girl first walked into our school for the first time, I couldn't take my eyes off her, and I know I probably wasn't the only one gazing at her beauty. Through my...
    elugo123456789 elugo123456789 18-21, M Apr 6

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    Ever since this girl first walked into our school for the first time, I couldn't take my eyes off her, and I know I probably wasn't the only one gazing at her beauty. Through my...
    elugo123456789 elugo123456789 18-21, M Apr 7

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    It's hard to explain my experience, and I never talk of it. I'm a Paramedic and of a scientific mind, but was raised in a Christian upbringing. I had started to get into yoga...
    Christianmedicgirl08 Christianmedicgirl08 36-40, F 2 Responses Apr 8

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    Ever since this girl first walked into our school for the first time, I couldn't take my eyes off her, and I know I probably wasn't the only one gazing at her beauty. Through my...
    elugo123456789 elugo123456789 18-21, M Apr 8

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    Through early morning fog I see visions of the things to be the pains that are withheld for me I realize and I can see... That suicide is painless it brings on many changes and I...
    Greywlf Greywlf 56-60, M 2 Responses 20 hrs ago

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    Mike is gone. It hurts to breathe. He was one of the few I could tell anything to. He accepted me for me. I loved him, he was a protector, someone who could make me laugh so...
    AlyAngel AlyAngel 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 3

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    It’s amazing how words can do that, just shred your insides apart.
    alisxhaa alisxhaa 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 19

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    Correct me if I'm wrong. But if I'm always worried about a guy not caring about me as much as I do for him, and he always wants to say he does. Wouldn't the guy try to prove it...
    Cdb15 Cdb15 13-15, F 3 Responses Mar 30

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    My father's child and I were together for 6 months, after I met him at work. We then quickly got an apartment together within 2 months of our relationship. I found out I was...
    babyboo018 babyboo018 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 19

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    Im in a process of break up and i dont know what to do, i dont want to lose him but i dont trust him anymore. and we said bad words and things to each other which had been said and...
    v333 v333 26-30, F 2 Responses Mar 30

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    may be for me its most of the time i cant talk, cause no words will rly explain what hurts me or no one will care or i will need days to say all that hurts me ...
    zezo0 zezo0 26-30, M 2 Responses Mar 26

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    Ever since this girl first walked into our school for the first time, I couldn't take my eyes off her, and I know I probably wasn't the only one gazing at her beauty. Through my...
    elugo123456789 elugo123456789 18-21, M Apr 3

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    Ever since this girl first walked into our school for the first time, I couldn't take my eyes off her, and I know I probably wasn't the only one gazing at her beauty. Through my...
    elugo123456789 elugo123456789 18-21, M Apr 3

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