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I Know What Emotional Pain Can Do to a Person

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    I know from personal experience exactly the

    what emotional pain can do to a person .. if you are anything like me you hide all your emotions because you are just not strong enough to face them or you just don't want to feel the pain at all ... in that case you will go to extremes to not have to feel the pain , for me it...
    imperfectbeauty imperfectbeauty 18-21, F 4 Responses Nov 14, 2014

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    Yes I Do.

    I know what emotional pain can do to someone. I have been emotionally abused for a very long time. I have been having a hard time dealing with a lot of the emotional abuse that has been going on with. The emotional abuse, and the emotional pain that I have had to go through, has...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Oct 25, 2012

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    i used to be so carefree

    and happy. 11 yr later, every bad ending relationships, my world is dead.
    vf702 vf702 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 16

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    It can ruin our future

    if we don't let it stay in our past
    StubbornTiger StubbornTiger 41-45, F 3 Responses Jun 16

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    LilMsLonley LilMsLonley 36-40, F 5 Responses May 2

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    Coincidence?

    I recently was reading a book, But I Love Him, and it brought up some nasty memories. Not of me being abused, but of a girl very very close to me. I don't know what I'm trying to tell you by writing this. I just kind of needed to get it off of my chest. It put emotions and...
    jaggedjack jaggedjack 18-21, M Feb 12, 2013

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    My ex boyfriend keeps changing his mind about

    getting back together after we broke up for a year and he was also my best friends for years. And I can't endure his changeable mind and those hurtful words and actions to me so I told him that I have up a few weeks ago. But a couple days ago he messaged me again and said he...
    Areddreamgirl Areddreamgirl 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 11, 2014

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    When Word's Hurt.

    In the pasted I use to say that famous saying sticks and stones may break my bones but names would never hurt me. Well I am here to say that was wrong of me to say. And I should of know better but I guess I was doing my part of blocking out what was done to me. I guess what...
    updown2020 updown2020 51-55, M 3 Responses Feb 18, 2013

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    You Only Have To Feel It Once To Understand.

    We've all battled conflicting emotions, sure. But not all of us have experienced emotional pain to the extent of crying yourself to sleep or feeling alone, or to the point of depression. This type of pain isn't always easy to express. For example, you get a cut and you cry. It's...
    snickerdoodle2 snickerdoodle2 18-21, F Oct 11, 2010

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    Was abused as a child emotionally physically

    and sexually and I'm an emotionally a wreck cause I hold my emotions in
    Jungle46 Jungle46 46-50, F 2 Responses Feb 25, 2014

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    bmorev bmorev 22-25, F Jun 16

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    The Shackles

    It's like invisible shackles. No matter where I go and what I do, I just can't throw them off. And they are getting tighter day by day. I can feel it because my mind and body are becoming sicker and weaker like a decaying flower. Every day is...
    SomewhereTomorrow SomewhereTomorrow 18-21, F 2 Responses Sep 13, 2009

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    F.i.n.e

    A women's definition of FINE: freaked out, insecure, nervous and emotional.....!
    cheeco cheeco 26-30, F Dec 12, 2011

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    I've Been Physically Abused But The Emotional Abuse Has Left More Scars

     As a young woman. I made some stupid choices.  I endured a 10 yr abusive marriage before I came to my senses and got out. The emotional and mental abuse I endured from my family as well as people I went to chuch and school with played a part in my choosing to marry...
    LonelynTx LonelynTx 46-50, F 3 Responses Apr 7, 2010

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    There Are Other Form Of Abuse Other Then Physical

    I have endured emotional and neglect he doesn't care about anything and he is not nurturing or caring and that is part of what you need my mother endured the same abuse and also financially too she didn't have anything and we all suffered but I noticed a vicious cycle I must...
    Bella70 Bella70 41-45, F Sep 4, 2010

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    Only a Year Worth Has Tramatised Me,

     Its happened to me,    It was only for a year but now i have post tramatic stress...   i lived with my dad and step mum and my step mum mentally abused me, to the verge of myself plotting to murder her (obvisously i didnt do it).   I left and went...
    SuperRobotMonkeyTeam SuperRobotMonkeyTeam 16-17, F Jul 11, 2009

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    Both Sides

    I have lived on both sides of this, having dealt with and ultimately at some point been responsible for the emotional pain of someone else, mostly because of bad choices I made at some point in my life. It is a fact that we all hold the key to at least one other souls sufferings...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Nov 24, 2010

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    It's like sitting in a car all alone.

    You think you're waiting for someone... But you were never driving with anyone in the first place. By the time you realize this your on the road again... But where were you going? Doesn't matter you might remember. Do you need to pick someone up? Maybe they'll call. Wait a...
    Gabbysam Gabbysam 16-17, F 4 days ago

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    "the Twisted Truth"........................

    The twisted truth in all this is..............that when I am in a rage about my situation the doctors the pills, or the system that has let me down that is when I have flashes usually include a spurt of euphoria the feeling that everything is going to be alright. The notion that...
    Anto815 Anto815 46-50, F Aug 10, 2011

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    Sometimes I hate my husband!

    I loose my temper! I don't want live with him but he is father of my children and I don't want break the family! I hate his behavior, I am totally done but I have to wait! I wish I could run away.....
    Sahel170 Sahel170 36-40, F 2 Responses May 21

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    One

    It only takes one person at one moment to say one word. One word that'll leave a scar forever. Even as much as you try to avoid it.
    Thatgirlrighthere Thatgirlrighthere 18-21 Jan 31, 2013

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    Sahel170 Sahel170 36-40, F 4 Responses May 22

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    I Reliving This Pain

    I have been scared by a very dear person in my life. We was what I called close and I use to be able to go to them and talk about everything. Until about 2 yrs ago I thought I could tell her everything. She got sick of me and she cast me aside the worse part was she never said...
    Babeondwy Babeondwy 41-45, F 2 Responses Sep 11, 2011

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    bonedecay bonedecay 16-17, F Aug 11, 2014

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    But I Cannot Put It Into Words

     Words cannot capture pain, even the strongest of them. Broken bones heal, but emotional pain is harder to be rid of.  It is like someone drawing walls into your brain, and the walls are studded in broken glass. Even when the someone is not there, out of habit you...
    ValentinK ValentinK 18-21, M Mar 2, 2010

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    Part two: Since I wrote this last story some 4

    years ago. It got much worse before it got better. This woman continued to be cruel to me and she acted if though she could get away. I mean she did what most would say," Run her course." Her days of sorrow has come. That October 2011 I was very sick and needed surgery and I...
    Babeondwy Babeondwy 41-45, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    I sat deep in my chair awaiting

    for class to finally start, thinking how i wanted this day to come to an end. I never particularly liked school, nor did I hate it. (Though the work and homework is another story....) I understood how we needed this education supposedly to become "successful" in life, but is...
    Cooper802 Cooper802 18-21, M Apr 30

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    Grew

    Personally from my experiences i grew from it. Took a long time, but i am better for it and wouldn't change my abuse. Not everyone survives it. Some people will be lost forever.
    Arorin Arorin 22-25, M 14 Responses Mar 2, 2010

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    8 Year Emotional Abusive Relationship

    My Mother passed away 8 years ago and when she did our "Family" imploded and a guy i knew for a long time (although not well) asked me out. I was in a delicate state after everything that had happened in my Family..oh (LOL) i had also just went through a divorce. My ex Husband...
    manipulatedlady manipulatedlady 51-55 May 21, 2013

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    People become zombies.

    Small things become a challenge. Nothing is worth the excitement anymore.
    Spurtheblackdog Spurtheblackdog 18-21, T Aug 11, 2014

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    Don't Tell Me I'm Worth It,

    because I won't believe it. I hate child abuse more than anything, because I know what it can really do. My mother screamed so loud at me for anything I can still hear it in silence. I'm afraid of doing anything wrong. I'm terrified when I can't find something I've been told to...
    chococat159 chococat159 18-21 1 Response May 23, 2011

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    It's all the small,big,

    white,dirty lies that's been killing me ;(
    stiffadak stiffadak 26-30, F 2 Responses Mar 12, 2014

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    My Sister- Smokes Weed,

    which is against the law here, and drinks until her throws up. And, she sleeps right by me. Do I tell my parents? Should I? I'm scared of what they will do to her thought. How do I not let her influence me? Do I distance myself from her? I have alot of questions because I don't...
    HereWeGoAgain12 HereWeGoAgain12 13-15, F 2 Responses Mar 15, 2014

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    All Too Well

    I see the results of emotional pain on people every single day. I have a suffering lover and a lot of suffering friends. When you really pay attention, it is hard to find a person who isn't suffering at all. It is sometimes hard for me to be able to see through every fake smile...
    JojaRodenaLente JojaRodenaLente 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 11, 2009

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    I'm terrified to get into a relationship

    and get attached, fall in love with someone for fear of getting hurt again.
    Roxxie16 Roxxie16 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 18

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    I Try...

    I try and I try yet it's simply not enough... And it seems that even breathing has become so tough. I'm trying to move past this and think happy thoughts... But instead of feeling better I feel tied in knots. I'm trying to think of other things and to bury the pain... But...
    KassieKat KassieKat 46-50, F 14 Responses Jul 24, 2012

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    As the saying goes...

    You play with fire and you get burned. The fire is gone and the flame is out. And you're only left with a pile of ashes.
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jun 23

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    Suffering in silence is the worst.

    I've completely lost myself. I don't know who I am. I've lost interest in everything. Sometimes I feel so low I feel like shutting the world out there. I always try to fake my smile and pretended that im happy but im not. I sometimes find it so difficult to open up to people...
    jiajee jiajee 18-21 6 Responses Jan 28

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    "pain".......................

    The breeze at dawn has secrets to tell you . Don't go back to sleep. You must ask for what you really want. Don't go back to sleep. People are going back and forth across the doors!!!! Don't go back to sleep. Where the two worlds touch the door is round and open. Don't go back to...
    Anto815 Anto815 46-50, F 1 Response Aug 10, 2011

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