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I Know What It Feels Like To Hurt Inside

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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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    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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    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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    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 3 Responses Feb 12, 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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    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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    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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    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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    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

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    Oh Yes

    ....with every fiber of my being.
    CatsToy CatsToy 46-50, F May 30, 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 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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    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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    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 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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    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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    It honestly feels like one of the persons whom I care about most is starting to ignore me and it hurts because they're one of my favorite people... I don't know what to do anymore...
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    My bf and I have completely hit rock bottom it feels like and I don't know what to do. His name is Steve and we've been dating for about 2.5 years now. We've been living together...
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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...
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    This has been going on for many years. I'm trying to think of rational explanations but I don't think I can find one. I'm mentally stable but I feel like I'm going crazy. This has...
    ajrestless ajrestless 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 20

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    My mind is a tangled mess currently, This is a random post to hopefully get some of the randomness out of my head. I appreciate advice, but please message not comment. I am...
    SaphiraJane SaphiraJane 16-17, F Jul 21

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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 1 day ago

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    HELP!!!!!! I really really need someone's help! I have no clue what to do with my life! But my situation is very unique! I have asked parents what they did when they where like...
    LoveisBeautiful5013 LoveisBeautiful5013 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 14

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    I don't know... Everything feels different and changed but not a good way.. Sometimes it feels like we're the same person and sometimes it feels like we're from two totally...
    DepressingKayla DepressingKayla 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 6

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    My best friend of nearly ten years, moved to the US without saying goodbye to me. We dated a brief while, but everything was well between us. Not a goodbye call, text or pigeon...
    nikkieDarth nikkieDarth 22-25, F Jul 15

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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 14 hrs ago

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    My bf and I have been dating for 6 months. A little over a year ago him and his gf of 9 ys broke up because he did not want to marry her. He immediately rushed into our...
    LD02 LD02 22-25, F 5 Responses Jul 5

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    I gone through some trauma and I don't go out alot But even with my friends. i feel like they don't understand why my experiences from my past change who i am. I love my friends I...
    pomtonic1109 pomtonic1109 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 8

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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 6 days ago

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    so I met this guy online on a chatting site in 2012. He was 17, I was 16. We hit it off really well and he eventually asked me to be his girlfriend. I agreed. The only problem was...
    shay328 shay328 18-21, F Jul 7

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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 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    I have brother in law he is 16 years old. And he think it's ok to go out and comes back whenever he feels like it? Why can't he understand my point of view?
    1kz3l 1kz3l 22-25, F Jul 2

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    A few days ago, my friend popped up to me on Facebook. She started saying she needed to tell me something, so I said ok, and then she started. She told me she used to cut and smoke...
    EmmaLL1999 EmmaLL1999 13-15, F 2 Responses Jul 13

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    I really, really want to believe in God with all of my heart but I just cannot bring myself to. I just have so many questions and doubts that I have never gotten answers for. I...
    megan523 megan523 16-17, F 3 Responses Jul 16

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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 4 days ago

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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 13 hrs ago

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    I didn't have the best day I woke up early after going to bed late I had to clean the house cause a bunch of people were suppose to be coming over I fought with everyone in my...
    MissSkye MissSkye 16-17, F Jul 5

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    I've dealt with an abusive father for most of my life. My biological dad nearly killed my mother on several separate occasions and my step dad had not only been physically violent...
    alexmarie214 alexmarie214 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 5

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    I don't know what to do, I'm sick of dreaming. I'm sick of hoping. I'm sick of hurting. What can I do?
    Esmahan Esmahan 36-40, F 3 Responses Jul 7

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    I just found out that my best friend was cheating on her boyfriend (at the time) with my brother. This happened a few months ago, but I just found out from my brother. He told me...
    rachelk257 rachelk257 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 22

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    My boss and I have the best relationship imaginable! We're like the perfect best friends. We're always talking to each other at work and he is the only person I actually feel...
    stef17 stef17 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 3

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    Before i start i'd like to point out that i am only 16... Soo.... My first year at the university will start in 2 month.. I don't have any kinds of trauma like 90% of people here...
    Sahin1021 Sahin1021 18-21, M 1 Response Jul 10

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