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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Oh Yes

    ....with every fiber of my being.
    CatsToy CatsToy 46-50, F May 30, 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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    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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    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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    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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    This pain i feel inside it eating away at my soul its horrible an i feel like i cant breath theirs so much pressure on my chest it taking my breath away my heart feels like its...
    SweetGazePup SweetGazePup 18-21, M 1 Response Feb 19

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    I have loads of thoughts in my head,I think i might break up with my bf but I am not sure.If we do break up will we still be friends?His best friend is like a brother to me,will...
    PYazmin PYazmin 13-15, F 1 Response 14 hrs ago

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    So my ex is talking to me again. He's talking about being friends with benefits. I'm thinking this will just hurt me even more. But at the same time I'm thinking, what if he still...
    EmilyPouliot EmilyPouliot 22-25, F 64 Responses Jan 29

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    PASSIONATE INTERESTS It doesn't interest me what you do for a living. I want to know what you ache for and what is your heart's greatest longing. I want to know about your...
    fungirlmmm fungirlmmm 41-45, F 74 Responses Feb 4

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    I hate it because I know what's it like to be hurt and to hurt. I don't understand people who hurt others for fun
    ScreamingWhispers ScreamingWhispers 13-15, F 1 Response Feb 12

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    I'm almost 28 years old and have never been in a relationship. I've never had a man tell me he loves me. Never really been on a date. I can be shy, but people tell me I'm funny and...
    CaliLove1387 CaliLove1387 26-30, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    In the end, beginning always has an ending Every nice beginning should be ended with the good one as well My dear, I know I will remember all nice talks, all joyful and sad tears...
    indahnesia indahnesia 18-21, F 20 hrs ago

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    I feel like everyone I have tried to be intimate with has just used me for one reason or another.... I have never had a fulfilling relationship of any kind and i am tired of trying...
    ebonystrife ebonystrife 22-25, F 4 Responses Feb 1

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    I know what love could do to you. Breaks you and tears you into little pieces. I just wish I had more control over my feelings and wished that my heart asked me for my permission...
    jiajee jiajee 18-21 5 Responses Feb 7

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    I'm trying to be nice to so many people and make new friends. I'm trying to be more positive and have fun, but it just feels like no matter what I do, I'm getting more and more...
    Marcus010 Marcus010 18-21, M 2 Responses Feb 9

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    I'd act like one I'd avoid them in case I'd dig a home under the ground I'd befriend some dangerous animal and ask them to protect me I'd find survivors I'd build a flimsy gun out...
    Denzebarrrn Denzebarrrn 18-21, M Feb 17

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    I love films especially animated films and my favorite studio is Studio Ghibli. Tryin to pick a favorite move out of all the incredible movies they made feels like trying to pick...
    Desrass Desrass 16-17, M Feb 19

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    I am in the ninth grade and my final exams are almost here, so the year is almost coming to an end.Before the year ends I have to fix this crush problem because this might be my...
    nickyra55 nickyra55 13-15 Feb 12

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    I am in the ninth grade and my final exams are almost here, so the year is almost coming to an end.Before the year ends I have to fix this crush problem because this might be my...
    nickyra55 nickyra55 13-15 1 Response Feb 15

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    I don't know how to explain it. Like lately I haven't been feel like myself. I feel like I'm so overwhelmed with school it's so hard for me to understand the subjects when it has...
    andreaespe andreaespe 18-21, F 2 Responses Feb 18

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    I have been married to my husband Since July 2014. We have a 2 year old son and I am very pregnant with our second. He was not abusive in any way shape or form until after the...
    failingtorun failingtorun 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 30

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    I don't know what to make of you either. You are just sooo.....aargh! Confusing! You know this thing between us, you keep sending out mixed signals which confuse me, and then I...
    rabinafrost rabinafrost 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 4

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    I feel happy but i still feel sad and I feel like I want something but I don't know what it is. I wan't something but I don't want it and I'm just not sure if I actually want it or...
    mypawshaveprints mypawshaveprints 18-21, F Feb 6

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    OK well I have been having problems with my husband. We have been together for about 15 years now and we have always had issues. Its been said that I ignore the problems we have. I...
    starrynight5 starrynight5 41-45, F 2 days ago

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    I don't know what else to do to prove that I am not cheating, never have...I feel like my mind is going at a million miles an hour right now. I don't think I can deal with this...
    imgivingupnow imgivingupnow 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 30

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    Pure curiosity - I was always fascinated at the differences between boys and girls. When I was 10 I was alone in my house while my parents were outside with friends and my...
    drune77 drune77 36-40, M 2 Responses Jan 31

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    Im just a piece of ****.. I feel like my parents hate me, my brother is always Being a douchebag to me, i have a girlfriend, Who is always sad, almost all the time.. If feel like...
    Julle22 Julle22 13-15, M Feb 1

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    I'm working my *** of for school but my marks are not that great. Everyone thinks I'm stupid, and I guess they made me believe that too. I want to pass my finals but I'm so...
    ABACDEE ABACDEE 18-21, F Feb 1

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    I love singing. I can sing all day and I do it VERY well. I had never had any one tell me to stop singing, but when my husband told me to stop because he needed a break, I felt...
    ElledaDreamer ElledaDreamer 26-30, F Feb 3

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    He says he loves me every single day. We act like a couple, and we have been since September, but we haven't actually been in a relationship, because he doesn't want to be in one...
    Amusical135 Amusical135 13-15, F 1 Response Feb 4

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    Everyday its same damn crap. Im starting to get sick of it. Its not easy to go out and find a job or make friends or whatever. I hate everything. I seriously dont know what to do...
    cat1024 cat1024 18-21, M Feb 5

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    You see I am almost 20 years old and attending college. There is so much pressure to figure out what I want to do and I am FREAKING out because I still don't know what I want to do...
    KSMP KSMP 18-21 1 Response Feb 8

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    I feel like the my world is slowly slipping away, like when you're about to lose consciousness. I'm losing control of life and I don't know what to do. I feel like as if my life...
    150035039m 150035039m 13-15, F 2 Responses Feb 11