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I Know What It Feels Like To Hurt Inside

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    You may have worked through a rift you had with

    someone. Just don't try to force an overnight recovery. It may take time.
    pyeito pyeito 31-35, M Apr 5

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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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    Oh Yes

    ....with every fiber of my being.
    CatsToy CatsToy 46-50, F May 30, 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    That kind of feeling no one else knew

    but you. That feeling that your heart is literally tearing apart, you can hear the sound of the broken pieces. Your heart is bleeding and crying. Your inside hurts like hell. Yes, i know how it feels..
    ShadesofWhite67 ShadesofWhite67 26-30, F 1 Response May 3

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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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    I born for others look down .

    . My life have been so dark day by day . I got no best friend at all.. Only 2 or 1 but they got no times for me .. Every time I played Facebook post about my true story on it ! So I can release my stress and have the others friend comment and provide me some positive idea of...
    KeyYaunGi KeyYaunGi 18-21, M May 18

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    I'll never forget the day.

    ..I can still hear the words echo like yesterday. Me and the girls are just strays dropped off on your doorstep that nobody wanted for you to deal with. That men would just look at us as his trash and wonder what was wrong with us and why he didn't want us....the next day I found...
    BeyondGreenEyes BeyondGreenEyes 31-35, F 1 Response Apr 24

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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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    Unfortunately. Or maybe fortunately.

    Since the hurt are better. Than abusers.
    convertihd convertihd 46-50, M Mar 22

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    Sometimes I just sit

    and rock, staring into my empty arms.
    pinkstarburst pinkstarburst 41-45, F 4 Responses Apr 23

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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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    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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    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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    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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    It would be an amazing thing

    for a human being to able to turn hurt off :(
    lewiscurry lewiscurry 22-25, M Mar 12, 2014

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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 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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    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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    It feels like nobody will listen to you.

    That no one is there for you except your friends or friend. Or your parents turn on you. I know how it feels
    Linus28 Linus28 13-15, F 2 Responses May 8

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    I left a really great guy. :( He did nothing wrong.. Instead I was battling with my own issues of fear, depression, and wanting to be happy with myself. He had it all together. He...
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    I never been loved in a way I love. Yet I'd like to know what love feels like. The love from ones heart that touches another soul. Love that runs warm in your vein. Love that does...
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    I'm not sad but I'm not necessarily "happy" either. Some days I'm completely fine and I don't think much of things & other days I kind of zone out and start to question my...
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    To be truly loved by someone.......is something I wish I can experience someday. I grew up in a home where love didn't exist. No hugs, no kisses......no bedtime stories. Because of...
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    i feel like a freak on a leash, i took my pills ( my anti depression pills) i just feel so lost. the reason why am i here bcoz i have 7yo son. my husband have my son and im alone...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses May 10

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    I've been with my boyfriend for a year now but I did something and betrayed him and I ****** up badly. I haven't been honest with him lately and it has really hurt him. I love him...
    laxlife laxlife 18-21, F May 18

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    I've been with my boyfriend for a year now but I did something and betrayed him and I ****** up badly. I haven't been honest with him lately and it has really hurt him. I love him...
    laxlife laxlife 18-21, F 2 Responses May 18

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    i don't know about the things i choose is what i want or not.and its not easy just wanting what u want to have wen there are people all around trying to make judgement on you...
    astrixx astrixx 16-17, M 4 days ago

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    I'm 15. When I look at myself in the mirror, I feel like the person I'm looking at is not me. Not in a "I used to be that girl" type of way, but that I am a mind or soul trapped in...
    greatomen greatomen 13-15, F Apr 28

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    After 8 failed intense relationships, you just got super clear on who you are, yr flaws, yr need and what you can offer.. the most important part is knowing yr weaknesses.. you...
    FaitAccomp1i FaitAccomp1i 70+, M Apr 30

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    my mom treats me like ****, she's hurt me physically and emotionally. recently we went to go get a phone and she lied to me, she got in my face and spit on me. She treats my older...
    2anxious 2anxious 13-15, F 1 Response May 19

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    Have u ever done something that can't be taken back. I feel hurt by my own choices and very confused, I'm scared I hurt a person I care about even if I don't even trust myself with...
    fallingangel08 fallingangel08 18-21, F May 11

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    Thursday, April 30, 2015....Today I'm wearing black Calvin Klein Body micro modal bikini briefs. They fit great, are super soft, and so lightweight that it almost feels like you're...
    Undieguy Undieguy 36-40, M 3 Responses Apr 30

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    Do what feels right. Dont make a decision because you're afraid of what others think. Youll regret it later.
    snjarvis snjarvis 22-25, F May 7

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    Or if im actually feeling anything anymore... Idk how to feel anymore... It Feels like i turned of my humanity switch...
    lynnewolf99 lynnewolf99 16-17, F 1 Response May 7

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