I Learned Things the Hard Way

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    I got into a fight once in high school and really beat the girl up. Everyone in school gave me props and I was known as a tough fighter along with another girl. Eventually this other girl and I started hanging out and one weekend at her house this guy hurt me really bad and I...
    Neutrino38 Neutrino38
    36-40, F
    2 Responses Nov 18, 2012

    It Could Be Nicer

    Life is not soft, caring or considerate. It doesn't care if you are sensitive, susceptible or fragile. It doesn't care if you are a child, a teen or an old person. And mine was not soft as well, like many others I have suffered unnecessary harshness and sorrow. That's...
    LordVoldemort LordVoldemort
    36-40, F
    2 Responses Jun 9, 2009

    Everyone Isnt Meant To Stay In Your Life Forever...

    I realize now with some people I encountered in my life that they werent supposed to be in my life permanently. Some people were in my life for the right reasons and some werent. The ones who were there for the wrong reasons taught me alot about myself, life, relationships...
    TyThe90sKid TyThe90sKid
    26-30, F
    Oct 1, 2013

    Lesson Leaned From My Parents Divorce.

    My parents were divorced in 1988 I was 7 years old at the time. I had failed grade three that year, and lived with my mom and saw my dad on weekends. When I was in grade 5 my mom started dating a really abusive man, so she shipped me off to my dads. My dad had a very jealous...
    SealedWithAKisss SealedWithAKisss
    36-40, F
    4 Responses Mar 5, 2010

    I Did....

    I learned that talking back to daddy was not a good thing. I learned that telling someone was also a bad thing. I learned that telling someone I didn't want to live was a bad thing. I leanred that if you do something wrong, you are going to get punished. I learned a lot...
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    1 Response Jun 10, 2009


           I made friends at the beginning of the my recent college school year with a man who looked like a close replica of the movie actor John Candy. We had a class together and yet we seemed to run into each other in the library alot and we...
    Neutrino38 Neutrino38
    36-40, F
    Nov 23, 2009

    It Is What It Is

    Most things in life don't come easily. Those things which do are generally worth little. And so it goes with good, old fashioned experience. I want to share an important life lesson with everyone. I hope you'll like it. I've spent many years thinking the wrong things, probably...
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    1 Response Aug 18, 2009
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