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I Know What It Feels Like To Hurt Inside

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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 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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    Oh Yes

    ....with every fiber of my being.
    CatsToy CatsToy 46-50, F May 30, 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 3 Responses Nov 27, 2013

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    Livyn4pals Livyn4pals 46-50, M Sep 8

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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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    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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    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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    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 3 Responses Feb 26, 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 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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    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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    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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    My whole life I've been trying to figure out what normal is, and how to be it.. My earliest memory is breaking something, I don't even really know what it was, a cup maybe? or...
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    hi folks, after 26 years i found my soul mate in a foreign country, i felt like she is my everything. she do love me. but in the beginning we adjust so many things which we found...
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    He tells me that "church" is too important to him and that by me not wanting to go every Sunday with him and the kids is a reason to separate? I posted this before and wanted to...
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    I'm quite upset with my boyfriend right now. I wont discuss why with him because im not sure why myself. ive gone through and thought about it, and here's what ive come up with: i...
    WellUh WellUh 16-17, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    I've been chatting with this girl for like a year, noticed that I really like her personality, and she even starts to fall in love with me.. She's in Canada and I'm in NewYork...
    JamesLindberg JamesLindberg 22-25, M 3 Responses Sep 1

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    I hate being conflicted over putting another persons emotions in front of mine. It's always the way I've been, when I convince myself that I really care about someone I always put...
    Justjonathan Justjonathan 16-17, M 3 days ago

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    I've been estranged from my family for mostly 15 years. We've gone years at a time without speaking. My mom and dad got separated 3 years ago and I started having a relationship...
    Omchandrayanamaha Omchandrayanamaha 31-35, M 11 hrs ago

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    It happened to me yesterday and I still don't know what to think about it. There already is someone I already love (we're not in a relationship though, I wrote about it in my...
    GlowingHeart GlowingHeart 18-21, F Aug 24

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    I have a serious problem but first heres the back story. I've had a boyfriend for almost two years, I love him so much I can't imagine ever leaving him. Hes sweet and caring and...
    Trouble15 Trouble15 13-15, F Sep 2

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    Everything feels like hell anyway so really I stopped wanting anything cuz after all nothing will ever go my way.
    PiecingMeBackTogether PiecingMeBackTogether 18-21 1 Response Sep 14

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    Idk what to do anymore, everyday just feels like the same thing over and over again, nothing new ever happens and it's just so boring, I want to do stuff and be with friends, have...
    Fred363 Fred363 16-17, M 1 Response 22 hrs ago

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    ...When my urge to talk to him becomes unbearable. I love him so dearly, but I bet he still has his girlfriend, so I can't bother him all the time... It hurts because I really love...
    WinterIncandescence WinterIncandescence 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 28

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    I AM A 25 YEAR OLD FEMALE WHO MARRIED TO A 40 YEAR OLD MAN....WE KNOWN EACH OTHER FOR A LONG TIME AND HAD VERY GOOD TIMES TOGETHER WHICH I MISS SO DAMN MUCH!!!....FOR ABOUT 2 YEARS...
    raincloud72 raincloud72 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 2

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    I've never had to make the decision between a relationship with a female and a man. I am so stuck. I have history with both of these people and great friendships. They are so...
    Alylovespuppies Alylovespuppies 16-17, F 1 Response Sep 8

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    I really do not know what love is.. Passion or just care each other..Sex in another way is hurting.. I never had a love..I never feel what care is from a stranger and he end up be...
    Farmerwork Farmerwork 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 10

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    I like to be nice to everyone, I'm kinda shy, and I use to be peacefull. Sometimes when I get mad I can be agressive, but i don,t like hurting people and I can be extremely...
    Blackwolf1604 Blackwolf1604 13-15, M Sep 13

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    this girl i like we have been going back and forth, for a while now. we used to be really close but its like whenever i start to get back close with her something happens that...
    unattached1 unattached1 22-25, M Aug 27

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    I have to pack up and move but I can't bring myself to do it. I know it's everyone's dream to leave their family's home and start living on their own but I can't seem to bring...
    SarahTeddy SarahTeddy 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 4

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    I don't know what to believe anymore. People tell me not to give up, but others tell me I am naive and a stupid little kid. Maybe they are right, maybe I am a stupid little kid...
    BadassNerd BadassNerd 13-15, F Aug 23

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    I feel so alone in this world, I do not know what to do. This may sound stupid but I feel like I wasn't built for this world, I wasn't built to survive. It's not just that but...
    TWDX TWDX 13-15, F 3 Responses Aug 25

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    This perhaps going to be the most confused post from me till date in any real or virtual world.......why because i really dont know what !!!!..........it is about me who keeps...
    Sankhya Sankhya 31-35, M Aug 31

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    New to all of this. Help please I feel like my marriage is falling apart and I don't know what to do. My husband and I have been married for 9 years and have been together for 10...
    hopeful1220 hopeful1220 31-35, F 2 Responses Sep 1

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    I really like this guy. He works at the bar across from the store I work at. I go visit him all the time and he comes over to my store and visits me. We flirt all the time and my...
    L24c L24c 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 2

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    I wish I had someone to hang out with tonight. I feel like being social. But I don't know if I feel like going to a high school football game. It's kind if cold, I'd be going by...
    saundra04 saundra04 26-30, F Sep 12

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    I know what I'm talking about! I know what I'm doing! Do you have to understand!? I don't have a plan but I know where I am. I don't have a way but I do what I say. I know...
    secrets1can2be3told secrets1can2be3told 16-17, F 4 days ago

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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 Aug 22

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