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I Learned a Lesson From My Childhood Scars

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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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    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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    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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    Well what can I say... :( So, there was this one girl that i fell madly in love with. We even shared Whatsapp numbers to keep in touch. She was my dream girl... We did everything...
    ossiboy ossiboy 31-35, M 3 days ago

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    I constantly wonder what a real relationship feels like and what love is. I wonder what it feels like to not be with someone that sees you solely as an object. I wonder what real...
    Anubis111 Anubis111 22-25, T 1 Response Mar 14

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    When Chuck Norris lets the cat out of the bag, it's a mutated, ninja-cat that has a thirst for innocent blood.
    jml2000 jml2000 56-60, M 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    Chuck Norris doesn't throw ninja stars. He throws terrified Ninjas who throw ninja stars for him.
    jml2000 jml2000 56-60, M 2 Responses 2 days ago

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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...
    Thanatos24 Thanatos24 22-25, M Feb 28

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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...
    BeyondGreenEyes BeyondGreenEyes 31-35, F 2 Responses Mar 1

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    I have learned that everyone makes mistakes but that the mistake does not defy who you are as a person, it's how you deal with it that defy who you are as a person. If you are...
    GuiltBear GuiltBear 31-35, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    My mom died when I was 14 so as a teen I didn't have a lot of guidance. I've made a lot of mistakes and did some very wild things, stuff I fear my kids will do when they hit their...
    londepV londepV 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 14

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    While attending a workshop on suicide and loss, the speaker left such a profound impression when he explained the relationship between life and stress. "There is no such thing as...
    abcdefghisabelmnopqrst abcdefghisabelmnopqrst 26-30, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    i have learned that i am destined to be single until my children are graduated and moved out. i also learned my strengths and weaknesses as well as what to do with my life...
    shuglove shuglove 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 15

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    as a childhood rape survivor and a husband whos gone through the same, i have thankfully been able to work through my pain and regret and tried to help and talk and/or counsel...
    snelletrail snelletrail 26-30, F a week ago

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    I learned that i shouldnt shave half of my head. LOL
    ninjadentistinspace ninjadentistinspace 16-17, F 3 Responses Mar 15

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    Originally from true West Texas, I make my home in Central Texas now! The blackland prairie to be exact. Texas isn't any better or worse than most other places, but it is for...
    Extant1 Extant1 51-55, M 6 Responses Mar 17

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    Been cut free for about four years I still live with the scars, four from wrist to elbow on my left arm lots on my chest and a couple on my thighs. I still get cravings for it when...
    toreybella toreybella 18-21, F a week ago

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    Am proof. But adult life added scars too.
    convertihd convertihd 46-50, M 1 Response Mar 14

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    If you like someone, don't give them a night of fun after one week of knowing them. Strong relationships start from innocent frienships
    WhatChrisDid4Love WhatChrisDid4Love 16-17, M 1 Response Mar 14

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    Don't it always seem to go that you don't know what you got 'til it's gone? Apparently, I only get to appreciate the large role that meat plays in my life during Lenten Season...
    abcdefghisabelmnopqrst abcdefghisabelmnopqrst 26-30, F 3 Responses Mar 20

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    I love girls with scars, with cuts, I find them sexy, but I don't know why. I love kissing scars and touching them, fresh scars cuts, old scars, healing cuts.
    fiendishcandy fiendishcandy 18-21, M a week ago

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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 Mar 1

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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 Mar 3

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    I have a lot of scars, the cuts feel like nothing and the blood no longer feels warm. usually my arms but lately I grabbed my face and just raked it. It felt good and I finally...
    crabspanner crabspanner 36-40, M Mar 4

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    Had my first lesson yesterday, one on one with a fit instructor, she was 20ish, brown hair nice face great a"" and biggish t"ts, I was struggling to do the lessons so she had to...
    Pat1843 Pat1843 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 6

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    I like them, but I don't. On one side they make me feel weak, troubled and disgusting. They remind of the time I felt the need to carve the word 'failure' in my arm, so I'd never...
    absenceofsound absenceofsound 13-15, F Mar 17

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    When people find scars attractive or show them off as if they're something to be proud of it makes me ******* sick. little kids cutting because they can, for absolutely no good...
    gandalfssandals gandalfssandals 18-21, M 3 Responses Mar 17

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    I'm quite lucky I suppose, in that my physical scars fully healed and there's no trace of them left. My legs and arms look clean, and I'm able to wear short sleeves again. But...
    Randomguy2001 Randomguy2001 18-21, M Mar 17

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    I have scars, but not fresh ones. I'm not ashamed of what I did in the past because it only made me stronger as a person. I hate when people stereotype the ones with scars on their...
    bemyforeverlove97 bemyforeverlove97 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 18

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    I have scars been cut free for a long time I would burn myself to im so glad I am done w all that been 18 yrs now and still feel the need some time but I resist no regrets tho the...
    unionall4one unionall4one 36-40, M Mar 19

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    Here is what I know from my life experiences. I can never trust anyone. Nobody cares about anyone but themselves. People will lie to your face and pretend to care about you just...
    Zzzwriter Zzzwriter 41-45, M 3 Responses Mar 5

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    I suffer from it since childhood days. I am a single child of my parents and they had a very abusive relationship and also they were struggling with jobs. Though they never abused...
    ujjainih ujjainih 41-45, F 1 Response Mar 15

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    My childhood was just so beautiful. When I think about it, I end up having tears in my eyes because I sometimes want to go back and relive those moments. Those moments of innonence...
    jonbz17 jonbz17 22-25, M 3 Responses Mar 6

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    i don't now how to hide my scars when i have physical education. i need help, can anyone tell me some ideas?
    valen01 valen01 13-15, F 2 Responses Mar 17

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    Sometimes a absolutely hate everything about my scars and wounds, and sometimes they're my very best friends who help me to get trough this...
    Raicyn Raicyn 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 17

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    I have been there I still have my scars and I want them to go away😒
    Alejandra13 Alejandra13 13-15, F Mar 18

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    I had been cut free for 6 years and had a few faint scars, until 2 months ago. Now I don't know how many I have and can't seem to stop cutting myself.
    HopelessXV HopelessXV 22-25, F Mar 19

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    I don't regret the painful times; I bare my scars as if they were medals...
    Brunette4U Brunette4U 31-35, F 3 Responses Mar 19

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    My 5 year old sister likes to touch my scars, today she asked to put lotion on them. She doesn't look at me like I'm disgusting or crazy. This is what love is.
    TickleMeCell TickleMeCell 16-17, T 3 days ago

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