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I Know What It Feels Like To Hurt Inside

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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 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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    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...
    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...
    skai1987 skai1987 26-30, F 3 Responses Jul 23, 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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    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...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Jul 9, 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...
    dolly99 dolly99 41-45, F 2 Responses Jun 21, 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...
    cleanbutnotserene cleanbutnotserene 26-30, F 3 Responses Nov 27, 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...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Jul 12, 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...
    closinginontheedge closinginontheedge 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 17, 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...
    Charleen78 Charleen78 22-25, 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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    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...
    KandyLuv KandyLuv 26-30, F Aug 23, 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...
    Kat47 Kat47 46-50, F 3 Responses Feb 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...
    Kittysmilez Kittysmilez 13-15, F 3 Responses Feb 26, 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...
    AquilaAqua AquilaAqua 13-15, M 3 Responses Nov 19, 2012

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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...
    Veterandepression Veterandepression 22-25 Mar 11

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