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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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    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 Apr 2

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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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    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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    LuisPT LuisPT 18-21, M 5 days ago

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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...
    misaka12 misaka12 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 4

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    My favorite book when I was a child believe it or not was the bible. I was already reading it by the age of around six or seven. I'm not sure if I understood it but I loved the...
    gardengirl17 gardengirl17 22-25, F Jun 24

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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...
    claireoblast claireoblast 31-35, F 1 Response Jul 4

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    Elvis Presley, Richard Petty, Budweiser, and Michael Jackson all call Chuck Norris "The King".
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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...
    GigiCoeli GigiCoeli 18-21, F 3 days ago

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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...
    mervz mervz 22-25, M Jul 12

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    I had my first crush back in the year 2002 (omg :-) its a decade ago), she was my same neighborhood, same school and everything, it all started in the 7th standard. She...
    Anirudhbasutkar Anirudhbasutkar 22-25, M Jun 28

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    hey all ! ... this is important and big. can i have a small time of yours, just little.. few minutes.. i sign up here around a year back to share my story with people and i did. i...
    heartless2 heartless2 22-25, M 9 hrs ago

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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...
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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 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 18-21, 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 3 days ago

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    My self harm scars aren't as bad as others but they are clearly there. The raised purple scars line my one arm and burn scars like the other. I hate my scars but like them at the...
    blahlahblah599 blahlahblah599 16-17, F 3 Responses Jun 26

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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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    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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    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 a week ago

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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...
    ALittleLess15 ALittleLess15 16-17, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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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 5 days ago

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    My C-section scar is beautiful because it is the reason my children are alive. The scars on my arm no longer remind me of the day my siblings died in an automobile accident; now...
    truthandbeauty truthandbeauty 36-40, F 1 Response Jun 28

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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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    I have scars all over my left arm, and some on my thighs, and i really just wish theyd dissapear. My friend and i made a deal, i had to quit cutting and she had to eat something...
    PoncePower PoncePower 13-15, F Jul 1

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    I just saw the movie the faults in our stars ..... What a great lesson of life!!!
    womanonly womanonly 41-45, F 1 Response Jul 6

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    My scars :( I have 70+ scars and it keeps on growing
    CatWithScars CatWithScars 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 8

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    I can never wear a bathing suit without having to also wear basketball shorts. The worst part about it is that I did it to myself. My thighs have the deepest wounds on them. There...
    Jessica4729 Jessica4729 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 13

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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 a week ago

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    All of those turned into scars. But multiply that by 5 or 6 and that's how my body looks now. It's basically 65% self harm scars but I know there are more coming because self...
    XxbixtchybellaxX XxbixtchybellaxX 13-15, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    I have scars all over both of my thighs. These scars are a dark pink color; not the less noticeable white lines. When I first cut myself I did not think that there was going to be...
    megan523 megan523 16-17, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    They are not visible to the eye, but I have many scars. they haunt me now and then, and I just push them away back in their place. They try to remind me, but I push them back...
    SassyBabe39 SassyBabe39 41-45, F 4 days ago

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    I have scars all over both my arms and legs and I started cutting on my stomach an hips. I've been 4 months clean but the scars are still there to remind me of the habit that I...
    ashricard ashricard 18-21, F 3 days ago

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    I have two fairly visible scars on my left forearm. I have more scars on my right leg. I try to wear long sleeves as much as possible to avoid questions. I stopped self-harming...
    dourpenguin dourpenguin 18-21, M 2 days ago

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    I grew up with a mom who worked 50 to 60 hrs a week. Grew up with my 10 yrs older brother who married and moved out and was stuck with my verbally abusive alcoholic father, which I...
    carebear1019 carebear1019 31-35, F Jul 7

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    My scars is not really visible unless someone was focused they would miss it, but I still wish I didn't have any its from physical fights when I was younger.
    fearlesslyliving fearlesslyliving 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 10

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    I have scars on my upper thighs, from the times when I couldn't cut on my wrists. They're the stories nobody knows better than I do.
    AnonMily AnonMily 13-15, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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