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I Learned a Lesson From My Childhood Scars

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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 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 2, 2014

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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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    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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    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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    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 4 Responses May 26, 2010

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    The more I learn about human nature, the more I despair and lament. Adaption from indoctrination is the only option. But, that is a hard thing, indeed. It's always better to know...
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    I have many scars, but I think they are beautiful because they are unique to me and tell my story. I have a scar on my forehead, where my head was busted open at five years old...
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    I learned a valuable lesson: About two weeks ago, I did not pay enough attention and made a serious traffic mistake. The police officer who stopped me thought I could prepay the...
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    I have been self harming since I was 12, I am about to be 21. The last time I harmed was a month ago and I made one big deep cut that should've had stitches because the scar now is...
    avey10 avey10 18-21, F 2 Responses Feb 4

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    Things I learned from life and from reading 1) Life is more simple then you think it is 2) always try to see the good in people this will make your life easier 3) Never let go...
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    I learned that most people in this hell hole world don't even deserve trust and most ppl are so freaking mean
    silverstrike silverstrike 13-15, M 1 Response Feb 12

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    Self harm scars aren't pretty things teenage girls dream about. Do Not Glorify them and Romanticize it. Self Harm scars are in no way attractive. Let me tell you when they see your...
    SecretiveEscape SecretiveEscape 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 11

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    The bigget one is on the side of my hand and that was from last year when I had a seizure and landed on a radiator.. Which melted it. It reminds me to look after myself. Sometimes...
    ssssmills ssssmills 18-21, F Feb 8

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    I love my Scars. Because they tell of the past, of what I once went through. Of what I still go through. Emotion, physical, and mental abuse. The scars also show old addictions I...
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    Scars. Well.. This one is an interesting one. I have scars. They are all part of me one way or another. My scars are something I accept and at the same time love. Even the self...
    dannylavine dannylavine 18-21, M Feb 11

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    They're like snakes on my back, run from my neck downwards, from left to right, the length of a belt. The pain of your skin bursting isn't something you forget easily. Hearing your...
    Michalb Michalb 41-45, M 2 days ago

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    You never really can take back words... Beautiful or hateful, it's out in the open. You can be praised for them, hated, make no difference, or be forgiven, but they're there, and...
    SophiePlease SophiePlease 16-17, F Feb 7

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    Okay so I met this girl when I was 3. You could call her my first real friend. She is a kind-hearted, pretty, attractive, caring, friendly, nice, fun-to-be-with and thoughtful...
    MrFluFFYL0rd MrFluFFYL0rd 13-15, M 13 hrs ago

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    My lovely girlfriend’s scars from cutting herself are exquisitely beautiful because they are inherently part of her ~ part of Ellie's intrinsic inner and visual beauty ~ her...
    vinvicau vinvicau 66-70, M Feb 7

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    My dad taught me many things. He's a great person for me in some ways. He took me fishing & hunting when I was little which was fun. He always says he's proud of me or say...
    woodenstrings woodenstrings 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 10

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    I'll be frank. I. Can't. Remember. My. Childhood. At. All. Sure there are bits and pieces of memories (such as losing my best friend and stealing) that's still somewhat fresh in...
    AoRagdoll AoRagdoll 13-15, F Feb 14

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    Many of them are self-inflicted... Back from when I was deeply depressed. That depression lasted for about 4 years, and still kinda lingers. Some of my scars have healed and...
    Protonyx Protonyx 16-17, M 3 Responses Feb 17

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    She was my first crush, it was in the 3rd grade, and we were friends. I had to move to a diffrent school and I wanted to tell her on the last day before I moved, but on that day...
    plmojn plmojn 26-30, M Feb 21

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    i scars on left hand.. wen dey fade i make new one to remind myself y i cut myself in the first place so dat i do not repeat the same mistake i made from which i suffer till now...
    mannankaur3 mannankaur3 18-21, M Feb 23

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    "To sin by silence, when we should protest, makes cowards out of men."-Ella Wheeler Wilcox (1850–1919) From, "JFK" (1991)
    Maverick1962 Maverick1962 51-55, M 1 hr ago

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    I'm discovering a lot about myself and have discovered a lot about myself in the last few years. I'm at the point now where I need to use this knowledge of who I am, and start...
    MorticiaAddams MorticiaAddams 22-25, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    If it were to come instantly, how would we ever learn? The old lesson. Pain, hardship, and struggle forge growth, strength, and insight. Often only the harshest lessons force us to...
    NewEra0916 NewEra0916 26-30, M Feb 9

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    Last week I finished 8 weeks of intensive group trauma therapy to deal with the after effects of sexual abuse when I was a child. It was an amazing program! I wanted to quit...
    Etheros Etheros 46-50, F 4 Responses Feb 4

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    Sixty-four-year-old Bertha Holliness said she was in the basement apartment of her white frame three-flat, talking with her daughter as her grandson got ready for afternoon...
    dragonofdeath dragonofdeath 22-25, M Feb 5

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    I'm needing to lovingly kiss all of my beautiful girlfriend's scars XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX
    vinvicau vinvicau 66-70, M Feb 6

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    Covered with them! Feet, Ankles,Shins, Knees, Thighs, Waist, Buttocks, Abdomen, Back, Chest, Hands, Forearms, Shoulders, Neck, Chin, Both Eyes, Forehead...Internal Scar tissue in...
    Extant1 Extant1 51-55, M 5 Responses Feb 11

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    scars earned of a hard life are tattoos with better stories to be worn with pride.
    ramvan ramvan 36-40, M Feb 12

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    Technically im just a teenager but yah i do miss my childhood sometimes. Playing in the rain, stealing cookies from the kitchen (hungry as hell), watching TV secretly all night...
    luckydudette luckydudette 13-15, F 1 Response Feb 17

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    And I do... A few of my friends have scars and there is nothing wrong with them, I see beauty in them
    catho catho 18-21, F 2 Responses Feb 18

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    The song scars by Allison Iraheta is what I thought of when I saw this :) it's an old favourite song I like
    krystalkool84 krystalkool84 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 22

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    I scared of making friends, liking or even loving anyone because of this what's if they see and they hate me because of it. What if they chose to throw me away cuz they don't want...
    Darkerthanlightash Darkerthanlightash 16-17, F Feb 24

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    Just a warning, this has a ton of dark themes, for example, cutting and anorexia... Those are actually the only two. And at the ending fight, it's meant to be like, they're yelling...
    PercyJacksonisAWESOME PercyJacksonisAWESOME 13-15, F 1 Response Feb 9

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