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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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    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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    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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    I have to wear a dress for choir concert. I have scars on my legs and wrist. I can't wear bracelets to the concert. It's the teachers rule. How do I hide my scars???
    LizAnaG LizAnaG 13-15, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I have tons of scars from years of cutting and scratching... I hate looking at myself in the mirror
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    I have never cut myself, well at least not on purpose. I have a large scar under my left eye from a saw cutting me when I was a kid, I bled so much and it was painful, obviously...
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