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I Learned a Lesson From My Childhood Scars

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    Learning A Valuable Lesson

    When things go wrong, people love to say that it doesn't matter because at least you've learned a valuable lesson in life. To be honest there are many lessons about human nature that I wish I had never learned. Am I the only one to feel that way? Are all lessons good ones? I don...
    MaxineR MaxineR 36-40, F Aug 24, 2012

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    I've always been insightful,

    having spent much of my youth chronically trapped in my overly analytic mind. Through the years I began to manifest this introspective process outwards, analyzing others through their language, both spoken and unspoken. It's amazing the things you can notice in people when you...
    danii92 danii92 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 2

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    All of My Scars Tell a Story

    All of my scars tell a story. I'm speaking if the physical ones. The emotional ones are well healed. When I was two, my mother purchased an electric churn. She showed it to me and told me to never ever put my fingers in the holes on the lid, because it would cut them off. As...
    marthajeff1 marthajeff1 46-50, F 2 Responses Jul 19, 2009

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    32nd Story-i Am Who I Am Because Of My Childhood Scars....

    I am who i am because i draw strength and courage to fight on.My scars were terrible.They almost ruined me and almost died.I would not have arrived to who i am now.My scars are healed now and i am well and happy.Only through our sheer drive and determination then we can come out...
    unshakable unshakable 61-65, F 3 Responses Jun 7, 2010

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    My Childhood Scars Makes Me Strong And Courageous.

    My childhood was tramantic as an adopted child of convenience.Never experience parental love expect wondering why i was different from other children.My physical,mental and emotional torment of child abuse includes rape at 12 yrs and baby aborted through unnatural means...
    unshakable unshakable 61-65, F 5 Responses May 26, 2010

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    Learning A Valuable Lesson

    When things go wrong, people love to say that it doesn't matter because at least you've learned a valuable lesson in life. To be honest there are many lessons about human nature that I wish I had never learned. Am I the only one to feel that way? Are all lessons good ones? I don...
    MaxineR MaxineR 36-40, F Aug 24, 2012

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    From 5 or 6 years old my dad best me up and raped me. And would always say I was a waste of space and compleatly useless. This happened till I was nearly 11 when I went to the cops...
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    I was sexually abused and raped by my cousin age 2-14, my dad was murdered when I was 7, my brother who is 12 years older then me physically abused me, I was drugged and raped in...
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    Santa can see you when you're sleeping...Chuck Norris can see and hear you every second, minute and hour each day.
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    The Enid Blyton series were my absolute faves. They fascinated me so much especially the english. I grew up in the Philippines, and the english in these books were so proper I don...
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    When Chuck Norris throws a boomerang, it comes back with a beer.
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    I m sure Chuck Norris has his own EP account . I m not sure though , what his profile photo and nickname would be like
    prince35xxx prince35xxx 31-35, M 5 days ago

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    They were going to put Chuck Norris in Pokemon, but he always wins. If he lost, the save file would get corrupted for unexplained reasons.
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    In Pokemon FireRed and LeafGreen, you can only catch 386 Pokemon. In the same game, Chuck Norris can catch all 719 Pokemon. With a Pokeball.
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    I use to watch walker Texas ranger when I was real young. What a great show that was. I always loved when walker kicked the bad guys ***. Now I'm wondering how can you a hold of...
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    I do not know, how to start this because the fact that this is my first time. And really hard to begin. I know I got my partner with our only 5 years old girl ,but why she stilled...
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    Writing a diary is too risky, so I’ve decided to make a blog. I am not actually that good in writing essays but when I do, I always have a lot of things to say. It was this...
    kurinatot kurinatot 18-21, F Jul 14

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    This quote points out the idea that respect isn’t necessarily about the person who is receiving it. It is about our own character, which is reflected by our treatment of...
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    In life, don't expect anything from anyone. Because expectation, when not fulfilled, gives you pain. When you get something without expecting it, It gives you pleasure. So take the...
    got2Breal got2Breal 26-30, F 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    One soul in one body . One heart . One feeling . That's me I've came from along journey of life till this day . One by one & each person that I met or talked to . Everyone I...
    lordeley952 lordeley952 18-21, M Jul 15

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    so much pain and cruelty haunted my childhood I'm honestly surprised I didn't starve to death when I was very little or got killed when my mums friend got mad at me when they were...
    BlueLanternDodgerBlake BlueLanternDodgerBlake 16-17, F 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    Leaving high school has made me realise everything the teachers always used to say to us.. 'You won't stay in touch with the friends you have now' I remember always thinking yea I...
    Ihadadream123 Ihadadream123 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 7

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    I have learned and taught myself to never get my hopes up because I get disappointed every time
    findasilverlining33 findasilverlining33 16-17, F 2 Responses Jun 30

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    Learned my lesson when I let someone in. I just want things to go back to how they were. Its hard though, you get used to having someone. I think Im almost back to the way I was...
    ButencioX ButencioX 22-25, M Jul 5

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    I got in a car wreck 2 years ago august 21st. This man ran a red light, and ran into our car. Our light had just turned green and I wasn't wearing a seat belt. Hit the wind shield...
    chase1990 chase1990 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 18

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    I am presently estranged from my family, except for contact with an elderly mother. My sister and brother-in-law have children and tend to host most of the family gatherings...
    Micikem Micikem 56-60, M 5 days ago

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    I have self harm scars (new cuts and old scars), and I have no idea how to hide them from my parents and elders who will constantly question them. Currently, I wear bracelets, long...
    Dascenequeen Dascenequeen 18-21, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    The Scar's Are Where I Have Been.. I first self harmed when i was about 11, i remember what i used too. I was alone and crying my eyes out i think it was the time my mum got rid of...
    Gentleandlovingsoul Gentleandlovingsoul 36-40, F Jun 29

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    Scars on my body after an accident...scars on my soul after emotional damage. The scars on my body are easier to cope with. The scars in my mind and soul go deep.
    00flyaway 00flyaway 41-45, F 3 Responses Jul 1

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    When wearing short skirts/dresses ALWAYS take into account how windy it is and if your dress/skirt can cover you. People have smartphones and when they're at a red light and you're...
    rerow rerow 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 7

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    After lots of contemplation and mistakes and setbacks i have come to realize that I am my greatest obstacle when it comes to achieving things. The excuses i make do not help me...
    ThePursuitOfHappiness ThePursuitOfHappiness 18-21, M 3 days ago

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    I've got a few on my left thigh, big ones on both of my ankles, three on my right shin, three on the left side of my chest, one on my right shoulder, a bunch of light ones on my...
    JustOldLight JustOldLight 13-15, F 1 Response 14 hrs ago

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    this is me. damaged, broken me. there nothing special about me, im just an average women trying to muddle through life with ease. i was always a 'strange' child according to people...
    littlemiss052014 littlemiss052014 22-25, F 3 Responses Jul 3

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    Alright I have a legitimate question here. I have some scars on my arm. I'm not going into detail about what they're from how old they are or anything. But I'm trying to get a job...
    memoriesofthepast124 memoriesofthepast124 18-21, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Alright I have a legitimate question here. I have some scars on my arm. I'm not going into detail about what they're from how old they are or anything. But I'm trying to get a job...
    memoriesofthepast124 memoriesofthepast124 18-21, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Alright I have a legitimate question here. I have some scars on my arm. I'm not going into detail about what they're from how old they are or anything. But I'm trying to get a job...
    memoriesofthepast124 memoriesofthepast124 18-21, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    I was born in Hong Kong and then moved back to Canada 6 months later and started kindergarten there. My parents and teachers noticed something strange about me and my mom took me...
    Miserablechildhood Miserablechildhood 13-15, M 1 day ago

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    I am 47 YO, and most of my adult life, I have struggled to find meaning, and make meaningful connections, with others. Even struggled to maintain good healthy relationship with my...
    Shinesaathlove Shinesaathlove 46-50, M 4 Responses Jul 1

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    I have 4 scars on my body that tell about my past. There's one on my forehead from when I was only 3 years old: my mother was punishing me for god-knows-what and sent me to the...
    PrincessPolarBear PrincessPolarBear 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 15

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    I don't think I've ever told anyone the full story of my childhood. Not even my closest friends. I know this post will be long and I know it's not as awful as some of the story's...
    caaarl caaarl 18-21, M 1 Response Jul 15

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    Lets see... For the innocent ones, I've got a big patch on my right shin, an arrow shape on my left thigh, and a small one on my right ring finger. For the ones I did myself, I've...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Jul 16

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    If you have self harms scars I just want to tell u It's ok U r beautiful UR SCARS are amazing they show that u are alive that u survived So be proud They show that u are...
    Hiddenamoungus Hiddenamoungus 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 16

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    Someone saw my scars..... One of our really good friends down here at the beach hugged my when I saw him this morning. I had on a shimmer glitter tattoo cover up my 2 biggest scars...
    CatWithScars CatWithScars 13-15, F 1 Response Jun 30

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