I Know Words Are Easy And Can Cut Like A Knife

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    We Know The Truth.

    The truth is that you have nothing to better to say than point out what we already know about ourselves. But it works, because it hurts. Your words hurt. They hurt so much that we restore to hurting ourselves, we become isolated, and how many of us break down so bad that they...
    AnotherSadStory AnotherSadStory
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Oct 6, 2012


    Your disgnosis was more evident today than it ever has been. I won't attribute it to me being hyper sensitive although i may be. Its been a rough week for both of us but i need to clear the air, so to speak. Its hard for you, I know. But its hard for those who love you too...
    deleted deleted
    2 Responses Oct 2, 2011

    I have honestly gotten used to it with abusive

    parents and bullies in school, it's just life xD
    richierich22 richierich22
    18-21, M
    Jan 7, 2014

    He Knows Just What To Say To Bring Me To Tears....

    BlewEyz BlewEyz
    31-35, F
    2 Responses Dec 8, 2011

    Just like this group's name ,

    words are like knife.The thing is I have hurt too many people with my words. My mom , friends who no longer exist and many more.. I have always been the rude , fighting type girl. I dont like people getting close to me , maybe thats why I always found shouting or talking...
    deleted deleted
    Jan 31, 2016

    if you can cut it...cut it good.

    . slice it nice... i really hate facebook
    TheaRhyss TheaRhyss
    31-35, F
    1 Response Oct 16, 2015
    LeeMcguck LeeMcguck
    16-17, M
    Jun 11, 2015

    Her Words Makes Me Bleed

    I am in a long distance relationship from last 9 years. Just yesterday one more of her typical way of words is making my heart bleed. I am not working or rather earning from last 5 years. I am living on my savings. My partner made a clear statement that she does not want to live...
    MayaTheArchitect MayaTheArchitect
    41-45, M
    1 Response Aug 8, 2012

    Think Words Cut Easyer

    as we all know knifes can hurt you few understand words do it even deeper
    rickibrat2 rickibrat2
    61-65, M
    2 Responses Nov 13, 2011

    I Need To Watch My Words

         I have a serious problem with watching what I say to people. Not so much as exactly what I say but how carelessly I say them when criticizing others.It started with I was very young. Having been raised by a repairman and working under him since I could walk, I became a...
    Arimatheus Arimatheus
    26-30, M
    1 Response May 5, 2012

    I also know depending on the person they could

    cut through like you're made of butter or like you're made of shark skin. But regardless of how tough you are words will get to you eventually. Thats why people need to think more before they talk. People need to care more about what they are saying to another individual. Words...
    Raptax231 Raptax231
    22-25, M
    Oct 26, 2015

    My Cousins Are Like Butchers!

    I hardly talk to anyone inn my extended family. unil recently, i decided I should get closer to my cousins and try to get along. they are such hypocrites and liars! I got to know they talk about me to their friends and also some of their friends had been stalking me. Then i got...
    HelenParis HelenParis
    Mar 26, 2012

    2 Words...high...school

    I have a love/hate relationship with high school. It can be fun, exciting, and you also gain a lot of good experiences from HS but on another note it can be boring, depressing, drama-filled, and you can gain alot of bad experiences. I've had my fair share of both sides and most...
    Val3ntine Val3ntine
    18-21, F
    1 Response Oct 6, 2010

    Wow. This Boy.. </3

    soo. there is this boy. i remember waaaaaay back to 7th grade. when i first layed eyes on him. my heart skipped a beat and i could not stop starring. his beautiful blonde justin beiber hair :) layed perfectley accross his face. he was one year older than me. and i thought to...
    taylorxoxo taylorxoxo
    18-21, F
    Dec 19, 2010

    Reckless words pierce like a sword,

    but the tongue of the word brings healing.
    deleted deleted
    Oct 27, 2015

    but they can ease in ur senses

    and make u loose ur mind in a positive way as well.... Carnal apple, Woman filled, burning moon, dark smell of seaweed, crush of mud and light, what secret knowledge is clasped between your pillars? What primal night does Man touch with his senses? Ay, Love is a journey through...
    deleted deleted
    Jul 14, 2014

    We Seceretly Hate Eachother.. I Think

    Me and my fiance get into the worst fights over the stupidest things. He loves to pick fights about money and other stressful matters because I always fall for it and end up defending that I'm right. When neither of us are right.. And our fights always, ALWAYS escalate into...
    cupcakes2012 cupcakes2012
    18-21, F
    1 Response Oct 5, 2012

    My powerful tool...my tongue is a sharp katana.

    I always use it responsibly because I can go really deep to what really matters.However,if I get to hear an a**hole touching my moral...better dont **** me off coz then the blade is ready to cut and shine after going deep.
    4biandu 4biandu
    31-35, F
    Jul 8, 2014

    I think that this is a skill-usually its one

    that you learn by being subjected to it yourself.
    sambular1313 sambular1313
    31-35, F
    Jan 31, 2016

    He Promised He'd Come Back But Then He Changes His Mind

    This guy who was my ex we were together for 6 months, well...he left me and promised though that he'd come back. So i wait 3 months and then he decides to let me go and kept blaming me for why he doesnt want to come back. But all I've done was try to stay true to him and help him...
    Julia1016 Julia1016
    18-21, F
    Jul 31, 2011

    Sadly They Do.

     Sometimes your words and other people's words cut like a knife! We will never be able to satisfy everybody! Because we are all unique . We have our own traits and values. And change . Respect for each other's "opinions" should be upheld. The essence of feeling an other...
    CrystalRainsPearls CrystalRainsPearls
    41-45, F
    5 Responses Jul 15, 2010
    Angel2345 Angel2345
    16-17, F
    Jul 11, 2014

    The Monster That I Love.

    The man I fell in love with is the monster I will never leave. If love could cost a life, surely I have almost paid in full. Keep the advice, and the refund because this heart of mine would never allow me to turn my back on the only person I've ever met who understands who I...
    LuhxLeMieux LuhxLeMieux
    22-25, F
    Mar 4, 2011

    Why Are You So Rude?

    I get it. We're teenagers and we're supposed to act immature. But that isn't an excuse to dog on someone and treat them as if they meant any less to this world than you. We're all equal. Don't you see? You see someone who wears mostly black, with black scene cut hair and you...
    deleted deleted
    6 Responses Oct 5, 2012


    What is bullying anyway? Didn't you ever wish for this word to be banned from existence? It's just purely atroce. People do it because they have something missing and are trying to feed their hearts with the joy of making other's lives miserable.But it's just not fair, isn't...
    Wicked21 Wicked21
    May 11, 2012

    Broken Heart With No Support System

    I wake up every morning and think about my life and it hurts so much it takes energy to breathe. I am in love with a drug addict. I have been through hell and back trying to help him. There has been so much drama and pain that I have worn the nerves of all my family and friends...
    ifollowgod ifollowgod
    Apr 2, 2011


    i have to listen to lectures about how gay/gi/trans/watever are going to hell. everyday. guess what grandma? IM BI, *****!!!
    fourteenbluebirds fourteenbluebirds
    13-15, F
    Sep 25, 2011

    I believe words can cut,

    it hurts sometimes more than a physical wound. It can do lasting damage on your mind, completely shatter your self esteem and giving you the impression that you don't matter. I believe that words can also empower, giving people the strength to carry on. Give hope in times of...
    May 1, 2014

    Words harm the mind in many ways.

    They make people be lost in their mind in the saddest of times.
    hime1998 hime1998
    18-21, F
    Apr 23, 2014

    I Should Know, I'm A Wordsmith

    Or at least I consider myself a wordsmith. I'm far more gifted at using the written word like a scalpel, than spoken. And yes, the scalpel part is important too, as opposed to a sword or large blunt instrument, which are designed to cripple or maim, instead of a small, precise...
    mononoaware mononoaware
    26-30, M
    Sep 16, 2012

    Silence Is Worse Than Words

    I have my stories on when I was silent when I should have raised my voice. The most important of all was four years ago during the summer after sixth grade. My best friend was having a her bithday party a few days after her real birthday in June, and many of my friends were...
    emfire911 emfire911
    18-21, F
    1 Response Mar 20, 2011

    Get Over About My Weight

    I have mentioned before that I was depressed (here is the link in case you want to know how depressed I am or was, EP Link ) , and I still am. But I am trying to get myself up, leave the bad vibes and move on to the good ones. But then again, everytime I am trying to get up...
    sunsetglow sunsetglow
    22-25, F
    Feb 20, 2011

    Words can hurt when they get yelled at you on a

    daily basis. You go to work Monday thru Friday do what your supposed to do and come home to the unexpected. Are you going to get yelled at when you get home? Do you do something wrong? Did the kids do something wrong? What in the world pissed him off at this moment that he he...
    SallyJones005 SallyJones005
    36-40, F
    Nov 18, 2014

    Outcast, And Alone

    I've always been the outcast, the wierd, or strange person that stands out amongst the crowd. The one who most people dislike just becsue i do things differently or think differently than they do, it's always been a favorite passtime of people i know to say things to me or...
    raiven raiven
    18-21, F
    Jul 16, 2010

    A Lesson And A Choice

    I've been cut by words.  I've had my soul sliced to shreds by people wielding words.Some of those wounds may never heal.That's okay, it taught me a valuable lesson.  I learned to always be careful of the words I choose.  I learned to be wary when I criticize, aware of the...
    Plaid Plaid
    31-35, F
    Nov 13, 2011

    Things Like

    "i thought myself in love with you" "you will never be loved" "what are you ****** in the head" are but a few of the things that ive heard that can cut like a knife
    rhadhd rhadhd
    31-35, M
    Nov 12, 2011


    The physical wounds will heal, But the words you use to wound me, Leave scars that are never forgotten.
    TheWanderingSupertramp TheWanderingSupertramp
    26-30, M
    Aug 20, 2010

    you are in like,i am in a serious friendship .

    ...labels aside *very scenic*
    deleted deleted
    Oct 22, 2015

    So please, don't take this out on me,

    cuz you're the only thing that's keeping me alive; I don't wanna wait for the doubts that day, cuz I would rather end it all tonight. So if I mean anything to you I'm sorry but I've made up my mind!
    deleted deleted
    2 Responses May 12, 2015

    Just Hit Me Already!

    Time and time again I've felt the lash of words.  Words meant to hurt, to wound, to damage.  It got so bad that I'd deliberately try to provoke the person yelling to just hit me.  Physical pain is something I could understand, something that went away quickly. ...
    MossAgate MossAgate
    31-35, F
    2 Responses Jul 15, 2010

    It Can Just Be Everyday Words Too

    Most of the times the words do not have to so descriptive, it can be those ever day words.What i am trying to say is that when those words come from someone you trust, someone you lovethose words cut like a knife. If its someone you love and they tell you goodbye, it breaks your...
    UmbraEyes UmbraEyes
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Jun 17, 2012

    I Sure Do Wish

    I wish people would think before saying some of the things they say. Speaking your mind each minute is not the best thing to do. Think before you open your mouth and dash someone's hopes. Some people are easily influenced and can be torn to ribbons if you tell them that what they...
    Serenitree Serenitree
    70+, F
    1 Response Oct 27, 2012

    The Worst Weapon Of All

    It is quite startling to acknowledge the power of words.  Although they are nothing more than sounds and symbols that we attach a specific definition or reaction to...once we have mentally accepted their meaning, they possess the power to impact you, whether it is positively or...
    evolving2010 evolving2010
    36-40, M
    1 Response May 9, 2012

    Words Are So Easy But Can Cut Like A Knife..

    speaking with a friend online....  not knowing them really... it's so easy to become relaxed with them, and open yourself by sharing things about yourself that you might not tell any one that you know in person.... it seems so easy and safe..... and sometimes it becomes easy to...
    witzend009 witzend009
    51-55, F
    Aug 20, 2011
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