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I Know What It Feels Like To Hurt Inside

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 814 People

    OddlyScintilating OddlyScintilating 46-50, M Sep 8

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Oh Yes

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

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    thedeadprincess thedeadprincess 22-25, F 1 Response Dec 1

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    I'm only 16.. 3 years ago I cut myself and I have been doing it on and off since then. I don't understand what's wrong with me. I'd be out with my friends, enjoying my time. Then...
    Aly262 Aly262 16-17 1 Response Dec 1

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    I'm hurting badly and I don't know what to do . I need someone to talk to who is willing to listen and help me if they can . Anyone who will judge or a creep , just don't bother...
    EssSmith EssSmith 16-17, F 4 Responses Dec 13

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    I have posted stories like this before and always ended up deleting it because my circle changes or I am having a profile clear out. My circle has changed again now, and I see it...
    ForeverIsOver ForeverIsOver 16-17, F 3 Responses a week ago

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    I still don't know what I'm doing! :D Haha, oh god... |: I have yet to press any buttons. o.o I'm trying slightly less halfassedly though. I believe that counts for something. My...
    Friability Friability 18-21 1 Response Nov 28

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    So many things to say.. I guess I'll just say what's on my mind. For one. I really enjoy being with my best friend, I'm still not sure if its love or just a trying close...
    DearYou DearYou 22-25, F Dec 1

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    metaphylosopher metaphylosopher 22-25, M Dec 5

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    AlicebeneyisSilvereyes AlicebeneyisSilvereyes 16-17, F Dec 11

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    It's such a devastating experience to have a broken heart.. The physical and emotional turmoil is so deep no words can accurately say. Physically if one has a heart attack medicine...
    Beanbella Beanbella 31-35, F 2 Responses Dec 2

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    So today Dylan and I started out… lets just say, “not conected”. So, I was late to spanish class. Dylan was just staring at me out the door. I opened it and closed it quietly...
    GoldMarine GoldMarine 18-21, F Dec 18

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    ZenDoll ZenDoll 18-21, F Dec 19

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    Hey, I want to take this off my chest as soon as possible, it's consuming me. I don't know if there is something wrong with me, if I look like an absolute freak or if I just look...
    tempusfugittt tempusfugittt 18-21 Dec 2

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    Curlytop242 Curlytop242 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 12

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    Hello, I have been in a far distance Relationship for 2 Month..don't know if he already broke up. I know him for a Year and he asked to be in a Relationship,first I said no and...
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    Father Jerry (Pat O'Brien) asking Rocky (James Cagney) to "turn yellow" for the sake of the kids in the movie Angels With Dirty Faces, 1938. Jerry wants Rocky to behave in a way so...
    johnny048 johnny048 46-50, M 3 Responses Nov 29

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    I just noticed today, but, for the past year whenever I get upset this weird feeling makes itself known in my head and chest. Like a tugging, or itching feeling. It's not painful...
    BrokenGlassDoll BrokenGlassDoll 16-17, F 1 day ago

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    I have this friend of mine. sometimes I really don't know how to describe her. I did so much but come to this point of time. I feel that she don't appreciate it? everytime when I...
    AnnxJoy AnnxJoy 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 30

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    I think I was around the age of seven when this happened. I remember two instances when I think I might have been molested by my god brother. In one memory I remember him pushing...
    CosmicBear01 CosmicBear01 13-15, F Dec 2

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    Knowing what your bad at, makes one know what your good at?. (Tho I hope not to find something good in bad things) And what might be done different or better... Or that cant be...
    mirkwood86 mirkwood86 26-30, M Dec 3

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    I don't know.....I just don't know what's wrong with me. I don't feel right. I don't belong here.......Why am I here?! To be bullied?!?! (It's already happening!!!) To be useless...
    TheLoner1234 TheLoner1234 13-15, F 1 Response Dec 5

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    I'm 45 years old....and I STILL don't know what to do with my life. I once thought I had it figured out...I was married, had kids...was just going to grow old with that person...
    RubyLane RubyLane 41-45, F 3 Responses Dec 7