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I Know What It Feels Like To Hurt Inside

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    Its Like A Knife Through Your Heart ....

    same day everyday ... same taste of coffee , same things at work.... everything a daily routine until one moment that .... only one moment it takes you to turn your world upside down.... is when someone comes and turn your routine to something bitter sweet... something to look...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Jul 12, 2013

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    I Also Know What It Feels Like

    I was married for 7yrs my wife, went to work one day and never came home, she shacked up with another guy.
    agguy56 agguy56 56-60 Feb 8, 2013

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    So Embarrassed

    My new family had an early thanksgiving celebration today and almost all their relatives came down to visit starting yesterday. It was so many people it was cazy! I was introduced to everyone when they arrived and of course they just had to hug me (i hate people touching me...
    AquilaAqua AquilaAqua 13-15, M 3 Responses Nov 19, 2012

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    I Needed This And Didn'T Hear It

    If you're scrolling through stories on here trying to find a sign to not kill yourself tonight, this is it. Can't you see? We all deserve another chance and hope in life. I went to the hospital 4 times before I decided to keep my life but I hope none of you suffer that much. And...
    closinginontheedge closinginontheedge 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 17, 2013

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    If you could just design your body

    and have a switch button, i'd turn myself off to just stop feeling any pain ;(
    stiffadak stiffadak 26-30, F Mar 12, 2014

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    It would be an amazing thing

    for a human being to able to turn hurt off :(
    lewiscurry lewiscurry 18-21, M Mar 12, 2014

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    Hurt For Life

    You only live life once ,and somtimes you only come across somone you really cared about and did alot for only to find out you loved them and they didnt care about you that feeling inside and outside never goes away ,
    dolly99 dolly99 41-45, F 2 Responses Jun 21, 2013

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    I Had A Miscarriage

    I had a miscarriage when I was fifteen and almost five months pregnant with my baby girl Gianna. It was the most hardest thing I ever went through. It was so horrible. I had an older boyfriend who I was very much in love with. We became intimate three months into our...
    KandyLuv KandyLuv 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 23, 2013

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    Oh Yes

    I know what it feels like to be hurt inside....  I know what it feels like to hurt so much you don't know if you can take it...      I know what it feels like to just want to reach into your chest and pull your heart out...just to get the pain to stop...          I know...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Mar 13, 2013

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    Especially when you're all alone

    and have no one to help you through it.
    utahwriter utahwriter 41-45, M 2 Responses Jun 7, 2014

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    Oh Yes

    ....with every fiber of my being.
    CatsToy CatsToy 46-50, F May 30, 2013

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    The Loss Of An On-Line Friend

    I don't know what I did or what I said, I only know this hurt in my head, If my heart can take the strain, I'd like to get back on my feet again, We shared some laughs and had some fun, I don't know why you had to run, Without so much as a reason why, You truly made me sad enough...
    Charleen78 Charleen78 26-30, F 4 Responses Jun 17, 2013

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    I Used To Hurt Myself

    so hard to love my self when from very young age leave in a world of violence when my father used to be alive, alcoholic , beat my mum.... he was never around, try to buy our love with presents... when he died i was 9 and i remember i went in front of the grave to make sure that...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Jul 9, 2013

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    Hurting Because Of Others

    Constantly. It's like my whole life as been like this, at least of what I can remember. Prior to about 4th grade/10 years old it wasn't so bad. But once I became so much more aware it seems, at least to me, that people go out of their way to hurt me. I think I am a good person...
    Kat47 Kat47 46-50, F 2 Responses Feb 12, 2013

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    Affected

    I grew up poor and being teased. My mom cut her self all the time and eventually committed suicide. My biological father didnt want me and my step dad abused my mom and molested me. Still get flash backs, have battled depression and an eating disorder. So yes I know how it...
    skai1987 skai1987 26-30, F 3 Responses Jul 23, 2013

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    Unfortunately. Or maybe fortunately.

    Since the hurt are better. Than abusers.
    convertihd convertihd 46-50, M a week ago

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    My Pain

    My pain is not feeling the knife being dragged across my skin My pain is not feeling your fists as they pound my head into the dirt My pain is not falling to the ground after one of your breathtaking blows My pain is not physical my pain IS emotional My pain is knowing I'll never...
    Kittysmilez Kittysmilez 16-17, F 3 Responses Feb 26, 2013

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    This Is My Pain. .

    I had an abortion on December 19 2009. Almost 4 yrs now and it still feels like my heart is literally being squeezed so tight that its seconds from bursting and with each breath I want to cry a million years but I swallow that feeling as if it were broken glass and nails just to...
    sarrah1219 sarrah1219 22-25, F Nov 3, 2013

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    Everyones Against Me

    At times i feel like the world has turned its back on me. Almost as if there is something wrong with me.
    aida6778 aida6778 13-15, F Nov 8, 2013

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    No Longer A Hopeless Junkie

    Here I am, trying to find myself. And man, that's not an easy task! Yea, I've gotten off drugs & really, life is going good, but I can't help but feel like something is missing. It may sound crazy, but I feel as if I lost my best friend or something! Because in reality, pills...
    cleanbutnotserene cleanbutnotserene 26-30, F 2 Responses Nov 27, 2013

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    I was molested as a child,

    join the army, went to war, now I suffer severe depression and anxiety. I always have nightmares. I hate to ask for help, I hate that I am medicated with a to depressants. Well last night I almost did swallow them all. I hit a point where I realized I can't do this on my own. My...
    Veterandepression Veterandepression 22-25 Mar 11, 2014

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    Related Experiences

    Some bad things have happened. I truly believe Yahuwah had a hand in how things worked out. So, in October, my father got upset with me, over a plate in the sink, and he threw a...
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    I'm starting to fall apart. I can feel my integrity break. I can feel my mind is unable to focus anymore. I really don't know what's going to happen when I come undone.
    KevinAMillan KevinAMillan 18-21, M 45 mins ago

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    There are so many things I wish I can say, but I can't so I just keep it all inside cause I don't like hurting people.
    nathanieljlaw nathanieljlaw 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 16

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    I've never been in love or in an actual relationship. I know what love from my family feels like but from a stranger? I don't know I've just never had that feeling.
    Marytiredofbeingordinary Marytiredofbeingordinary 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 7

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    I got a diagnosis about my heart, had surgery to place a defibrullator and then got shocked by it 4 times in a row the other night, placing me in the hospital... again. I have a...
    lilbit33 lilbit33 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 21

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    I have been raped when I was young. When I was young I was molested by my brother and my cousin. My brother molested me for 7 years. My sister found out and she threatened me to...
    jess16argueta jess16argueta 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 15

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    Im 25. So some of you may say im to young to know. BUT I can say, Ive had experiences where i believe that i know now. I am a single mother of 2 little boys. And the love that you...
    Lstsoulnneedofgod Lstsoulnneedofgod 22-25, F Mar 17

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    This life wow! I just don't know what I feel anymore. I just know I'm tired. I have these dreams of driving through the country air. Fresh and beautiful trees. Green pretty grass...
    ptsdlady ptsdlady 26-30, F Mar 18

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    I can't help but compare myself to others. My friends are more than just full time students. Here I am at home, still living with my parents, gaming, hardly a social life and no...
    ikg00 ikg00 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 15

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    The one sure thing I had in life has now told me she is not good for me and has a negative impact on my life. What she doesn't realise is I have never been so happy since she...
    Sirwithherkey Sirwithherkey 31-35, M Mar 18

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    I’m at a crossroads. I have been with my husband for 10 years; married for half of that time. We had years of bliss. We met in college and grew together. We loved each other...
    lostinthemountains lostinthemountains 26-30, F a week ago

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    People (teenagers) who think they got it bad, or that they're depressed, so they cut or take pills and try to OD. ******* really? You have no idea what life is. Lemme give you a...
    GreenManley GreenManley 18-21, M 4 Responses Mar 11

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    I'm in a relationship with a guy. (I'm male) My boyfriend is bi. We're really happy together and talk all the time. We both come from a bad place in the past. I've been good the...
    JustHewerl JustHewerl 13-15, M 6 days ago

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    I am no longer sure if I still am in love with him or just comfortable and love him like a bestfriend. If I leave him I don't have much family and the ones I have I'm not really...
    kclayne kclayne 18-21, F 5 Responses Mar 11

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    My brother keeps on hitting me and hurting me lately. I know that he has done it all my life but now I cant stand it. I cant cope with the pain it causes. I really want to leave...
    oceaneyes97 oceaneyes97 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 19

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    I met this boy . an amazing boy . the perfect boy for me . we started out as friends , as time went on we begun to have strong feelings for each other . we told each other that we...
    girldevil123 girldevil123 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 21

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    School is really suppose to be a place where people learn. At least that's what they try to fool you into thinking. It's really about programing and deceiving people into thinking...
    awsome2 awsome2 18-21, T 1 Response Mar 4

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    I am 17 years old and I don't know what I want to do with my life. Even though I know I shouldn't compare myself to others, I know that most of my classmates already know what they...
    Jasliet Jasliet 16-17, F 1 day ago

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    I have recently found myself in a place where I don’t know anymore. I constantly feel like a failure. I feel like I can’t do anything right. I mess up everything. I can’t...
    Hindercat Hindercat 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 2

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    I need a outsiders point of view on my current problem. My ex gf is a foreigner, she is here with her student visa but isn't going to school since she came here and instead she has...
    LifeSuxorz LifeSuxorz 26-30 Mar 6

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    Today my mom picked me up from school an hour early, and she knows what time school lets out. I thought something was seriously wrong because I didn't expect her to come to get me...
    ImaginaryBFF ImaginaryBFF 16-17, F Mar 10

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    I may be young compared to other people, but I hate when people tell me that I don't know some things- like I couldn't possibly know what "love" is, or what my view is on some...
    RhinosaurusRex RhinosaurusRex 18-21, F 8 Responses 2 days ago

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    My wife and I have been married for 34 years now. There's been so many times where she withdraws from me and expects me to pull her back all the time. If I feel withdrawn, she just...
    Allen54 Allen54 51-55, M 2 Responses Mar 7