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I Know What It Feels Like To Hurt Inside

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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 13-15, F 4 Responses Feb 26, 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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    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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    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 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 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

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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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    Oh Yes

    ....with every fiber of my being.
    CatsToy CatsToy 46-50, F May 30, 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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    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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    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 Aug 23, 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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    Especially when you're all alone

    and have no one to help you through it.
    utahwriter utahwriter 36-40, M 2 Responses Jun 7

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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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    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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    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

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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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    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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    It would be an amazing thing

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

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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 3 Responses Nov 27, 2013

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    I do not know what I want to do with my life in the future. I had a few interests, but none of them would make a sufficient amount of money to live off of. It's terrible knowing...
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    But God always save me. I got so sick before i almost died. Pain. Death i know what it feels like. Been to a lot of accidents but jst almost seems like someone is trying to save me...
    yodatheching yodatheching 22-25, F 2 Responses Aug 4

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    He texted saying he wanted a minute and it seemed like a snap at me. I didnt want to bother him but he is busy and i guess i didnt pick up on that in time. And he said last time to...
    bmsartwell bmsartwell 13-15, F 3 Responses Aug 13

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    I've recently just broke up with my boyfriend because he had to move away I feel awful every night I end up crying coz I miss him so much I tell everyone I'm okay I'm hiding behind...
    mellywoo mellywoo 13-15, F Jul 27

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    Haha, I feel weird writing this but, I've always wondered this. Obviously I know what it feels like to women, but I've always been curious as to what guys feels when they're having...
    AjLeePunk AjLeePunk 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 29

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    I can't tell anyone that I'm hurting though. It would make them think I'm weak. That I can't take care of myself. When in reality I had to raise myself. I just don't know what to...
    dontcallmekaikai dontcallmekaikai 13-15, F 2 Responses Aug 4

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    I always say I'm okay but no one ever understands that I'm hurting inside and I'm screaming for help..
    andreaespe andreaespe 18-21, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    I hate letting people know when they've hurt me..I don't want to show them my weaker side I would rather walk away for good and shut the door behind me than offer an explanation
    StoneWall77 StoneWall77 36-40, F 1 Response Jul 30

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    My husband and I are going through something very personal right now and it's slowly tearing our marriage apart. All I can say here is I hurt him and made him feel like I didn't...
    Justalicia Justalicia 31-35, F Aug 4

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    Currently it feels like I'm in a state of limbo. Where nothing is really happening. I'm just going through the same boring routine; work, school, home. It just feels like something...
    CloakedStranger CloakedStranger 22-25, M Aug 5

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    I love him, yes I want him to be mine, yes But it’s impossible, yes I’m having hard time defining what we have been going through. I’m having hard time positioning myself to...
    HikoukiGumo HikoukiGumo 18-21, F 1 Response a week ago

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    My boy that dumped me. I finally saw him face to face. I barely even looked at him and im already breaking down in tears. I'm at band camp and I can't cry. There's so many people...
    saxophonegal22 saxophonegal22 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 4

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    I need to write this somewhere to get it out of my head. I have been feeling extremely suicidal recently and I just had one of the most disturbing yet eye-opening dreams. I...
    SaphiraJane SaphiraJane 16-17, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    As a kid my parents were never the affectionate type, never said 'I love you', never hugged or kissed each other let alone us kids. I wouldn't say I had a bad childhood as we had a...
    megannicole1996 megannicole1996 16-17, F 3 Responses Jul 24

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    I've been going out with this guy for about 3 months, but we've known each other for about two years. I really do like him, but I don't think I want to be with him anymore. We were...
    bawniie bawniie 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 13

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    I've had this exact problem before, well at least ones really close to it. If you look at my profile you will see the exact same thing. I make friends and make really strong...
    Tlex85 Tlex85 18-21, M a week ago

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    So, I've met this guy.. He's actually a cousin of one of my good guy friends. He's insanely cute, really nice, caring too but is very VERY shy. This is a semi huge deal for me...
    EBAAA EBAAA 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 28

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    Before my ex left me, we were together for more than a year. then out of nowhere her "bestfriend" randomly kisses her and she changes her mind about me and leaves me the day after...
    jmsinnyc jmsinnyc 18-21, M 2 Responses Aug 9

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    I have done everything in combination to things to figure out what my wife wants from me. Maybe women on here can help me figure it out. I have shown my wife open affection and...
    Feelslikealoser Feelslikealoser 31-35, M 2 Responses Aug 11

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    Your love is Mania Violet When you Love Someone Wooo-eeee! If John Alan Lee knows what he's talking about, you are literally a maniac for love. You know, kind of in love with love...
    Rolle2323 Rolle2323 61-65, F 12 hrs ago

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    After staying at my friend Sofia's (16) house over the weekend I noticed some really weird stuff going on between Sofia an her older brother Joe (the whole story is in my last...
    JodieJay101 JodieJay101 16-17, F 10 Responses Jul 26

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    Sia- chandelier It just feels like such a unique song and the music video is so cool
    ep1093 ep1093 13-15, F 2 Responses Aug 5

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    Resentment by Beyoncé, the live version ofc, more raw and sung with more passion. Feels like the only song that depicts my true emotion these days 🎧
    EvaSFenty EvaSFenty 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 5

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    I met a guy on (kik) about a year ago, and recently we have admitted to liking each other. However, we live in different countries. It feels like fate is laughing at me. I wish...
    cardigandragon cardigandragon 16-17, F 2 Responses Aug 9

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    It feels like my parents are trying to turn me against each other. They keep telling me about stuff that happened in the past.
    onlyme17 onlyme17 16-17, M 1 Response Aug 10

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    Strict Parents, No Maid,and Eternal Snow- My parents are unbelievably indulgent. My 2 older siblings and I enjoy having our every desire fulfill and have never been subject to...
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    When I was 17, I got pregnant with my oldest. He was a premature baby, so I got little to hardly any time to bond with him the first 3 months of his life. I spent 6 days a week...
    Krissysheart Krissysheart 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 30

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    I said some pretty ****** up things to my best friend, i said i wanted to hurt her, cut her, i dont know what is wrong in my mind, i love her so much. I want to punish myself so...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Aug 4