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I 'm Still Standing

Ain't no heartbreak gonna kick my ass!!!!!!!!!!! 9,595 People

    I need a hug I need someone to text me all the

    time and when there not there on the phone me to
    Lasbutterfly Lasbutterfly 16-17, F 4 Responses Feb 15, 2015

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    i write this as my husband of ten years tells

    me we are through. i have been in a previous abusive relationship, been raped a few times, survived alcoholism to hear this news tonight. i picked this group so i would force myself to think about how far i have come, most of the way in the hands of a power greater than myself...
    LITVET LITVET 41-45, F 4 Responses May 2, 2015

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    At the age of 9 I found out I had a tumor.

    It's located behind my right eye but it ate away the bone that is suppose to be there instead. Due to this problem my right eye has always been bigger than the left. It was about twice the size of the left until I was in 8th grade. I was bullied daily about it. Not only that but...
    deleted deleted 26-30 7 Responses Jul 13, 2015

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    I appreciate my struggle

    because every gain is an honest and earned one
    illacruz illacruz 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 19, 2015

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    When i was 10 i started bingeing.

    6 years later i started restricting about food i could it less than 300 calories a day or not it for a week, when i would binge i would cut my self for doing it. i would feel sad all the time and be moody, do horrible in school and lying to everyone cuz i didnt want them to...
    AlexXalkias AlexXalkias 16-17, M 1 Response Aug 17, 2015

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    Selah

      i have been gang stalked my entire life. no, not the last ten years, no not the last eight teen years. my entire life. one unbelievable situation after another. it didn't go how i thought it would but it went exactly how i was told it would.i think i get it. i think i...
    gumbone gumbone 22-25, F 6 Responses Nov 20, 2013

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    This is an awesome declaration.

    After all that's happened in my life, I'm still standing. Still have my sanity & sense of perspective and humour. No small achievement, and not all down to myself. Friends are what you get by.
    ClownNine ClownNine 56-60, M Jul 20, 2015

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    I'm like one of those big plastic dolls

    that are weighted with sand at the bottom. You punch em, they go down, but then pop right back up!!
    PeanutsauntieP1982 PeanutsauntieP1982 31-35, F 3 Responses Dec 24, 2015

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    we all experiance pain depression ***** us all

    the same I learned to deal with it cause if you think too much your loose your sane. but these memories these memories they haunt me till I'm dead. every time you look them over emotions bounce around your head. no locks to keep them out so your pushed under your fears...
    DoceOFaciD DoceOFaciD 18-21, M 4 Responses Dec 27, 2015

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    Everyone don't get down just stand tall!

    45 of manic-depressive mental illness, a very bad car wreck, arthritis, losing everything from a fire, etc... and I'm still standing. And I will stand until they cut my legs off, then i'll stand on my stumps. Everybody show em what you got, don't give in, don't give up and...
    Golondrinas Golondrinas 51-55, M 4 Responses Jul 31, 2015

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    Even though I left school; I'm always pushed

    back by bullies from my former school, I still bump into them and they take my bag sometimes so I hit them, grab my bag and run. occasionally i bump into a guy I once asked out but he said not in a million years and he called me ugly and he still does. So for the past few...
    CaitTheAvenger CaitTheAvenger 18-21, F 5 Responses Jan 17

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    My favorite cousin died

    and it was unfair. He got killed and nobody knows who did it yet. They tricked him and killed him in the worse way possible. I wish I knew who did it but no one knows. I really miss him and I miss hearing his voice. He was the best person and he would always make me laugh. I...
    Kori1350 Kori1350 16-17, F 4 Responses May 31, 2015

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    Sitting in a hospital waiting to be called in

    to discuss my suicidal habits. I'm errified because I might have to stay over night...has this ever happened to anyone else?
    Makochi Makochi 18-21, F 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    I am still alive and breathing

    and a great person. I am a survivor of many things, but today I accept i am powerless over my mental illness and only a power greater than myself can restore me to sanity. Today I give my will and my life over to God as I understand Him. You see I am in AA. I haven't taken a...
    LITVET LITVET 41-45, F 2 Responses May 24, 2015

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    I've experienced a physical loss of a person

    and emotional loss of family. Death of a friend at a young age and a family that broke apart soon after for different reasons. My Dad's side I can't connect to and my Mom's is more close knit. I grew up with my Dad's side in one state, then moved to live with my Mom's side in...
    sillysweetgirl9 sillysweetgirl9 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 7, 2015

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    better than I ever did Looking like a true

    survivor, feeling like a little kid I'm still standing after all this time Picking up the pieces of my life without you on my mind.
    roosalie roosalie 22-25, F 2 Responses Nov 15, 2015

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    Everyday I go to college with a little power

    and after two lectures my power reduced to zero, remaining lectures are like unwanted things, like a place we go there knowing the fact that we will become more depressed and today I left my last lecture, I don't want that remaining one more, when I go to sleep, in reality I'm...
    pracie25 pracie25 18-21, T 1 Response Sep 28, 2015

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    Hi i do not know how to use this.

    I really want a freind, I dont know how to get there. if you can help i would love that, please!
    shadygirl4 shadygirl4 41-45, F 2 Responses Oct 28, 2015

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    2 years ago I moved with my disabled son 300

    miles away from my home town and family to escape my childs abusive father. I didn't know anyone. I walked away from everyone and everything I had ever known. I am now a single Mom who has rebuilt life from the ground up. But as my son has told me, the sun still shines even when...
    silvera73 silvera73 41-45, F 2 Responses Feb 4, 2015

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    Distancing Yourself is better

    than just waiting for something to happen that you know deep in your heart is not going to happen.
    Stich9 Stich9 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 1

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    I think of you every day I miss your smile

    and your touch You were good for me but not in every way I'll always love you, you'll never know how much I gotta do this for myself I have to get away from you You'll be fine all by yourself You did fine before I met you I miss looking in your eyes I miss your voice I think...
    katariffik katariffik 31-35, F 2 Responses Aug 24, 2015

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    I don't know exactly how I am,

    or how I have been able to last this long. It seems as though no matter what, I have to keep waking up. even when I don't want to most of the time. Whatever. I guess there must be a reason? Right? At least that's what I'm hoping...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Aug 29, 2015

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    May Have Happened Long Ago But Still Effects Me.

    It was over 10 years ago I left my life behind and though I could make a life for myself on the other side of the country. I made the move thinking I was in love something of which I had never before felt or had any experience with. I was impulsive and foolish I never considered...
    RJ43 RJ43 46-50, T 2 Responses Nov 9, 2013

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    It's called being a man.

    You keep standing no matter what! The rest of the world depends on it.
    Extant1 Extant1 51-55, M 2 Responses Jan 28, 2015

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    I love doing people's hair

    and make up but can't stand the beauty queens in my cosmetology class at my trade school. they like to hurt and play mind games thinking they are better and prettier and more mature than everyone. all lies, sometimes the prettier the face, the worse the shallower the person...
    sillysweetgirl9 sillysweetgirl9 18-21, F 5 Responses Dec 9, 2015

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    This is a way to say I may not be able to walk

    anymore but in a way I am still standing because I am still moving forward I use my lafstrings to help support me use all my arms strength on the lafstrings to hold me up and walk
    kmccrady12653 kmccrady12653 22-25, F 3 Responses Apr 1, 2015

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    I'm Still Standing ...better Than I Ever Did

    There's a poem by Robert Frost that I had long ago forgotten mentioning to my friend.  However my former guy friend made a special point of mentioning this to me.  He emailed recently to ask if I could meet him. Of course I did because that is just how I am.  As I...
    fungirlmmm fungirlmmm 41-45, F 14 Responses Sep 8, 2009

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    after 11 spine surgeries,

    3 total left knee replacements yep, I'm still standing
    kindalargexx1 kindalargexx1 41-45, M 2 Responses Jan 22

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    people make fun of the way I am

    but I just ignore them and do my thang
    Vswagger Vswagger 13-15, M 3 Responses Jun 18, 2015

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    I came to Europe afterwards.

    My parents thought it an opportunity to aide my healing and have provided everything for me.It has been an exciting experience.
    Ducostrinity Ducostrinity 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 27

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    In the eye of the hurricane ,

    I stand tall .. I have been knocked down into the mud, I have walked a thousand miles threw the rain , but still I stand tall. The storm may be at a stand still right now but I know there is more to endure before its over . I will not let this storm conquerer me .. I will...
    imperfectbeauty imperfectbeauty 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 12, 2015

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    Why does it hurt so much

    when i think of you? I miss you so much that you are always on my mind, so i am constantly in pain. I try to get through my day without you, but i cry when i see that you arent here with me. I wish that this pain would go away
    teenonfire18 teenonfire18 13-15, M 2 Responses May 13, 2015

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    I always admire people

    for their success, and everything they have achieved, but today I have admired myself for making it this far, I have so much more to achieve but what I'm mostly proud of is that after every stone life has thrown at me, I'm still standing, and that has to be one of my greatest...
    aminaas aminaas 18-21, F 2 Responses Sep 29, 2015

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    I'm still standing after years of depression

    and I'm very proud of myself.
    CaliginousHeart CaliginousHeart 18-21, F 5 Responses Dec 3, 2014

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    I shake my head from left to right.

    I won't let the darkness defeat me, I will not let it take me. I glance up at the light with a squint of my eyes. It's so bright, yet so pure. "Please.. guide me home before I self-destruct." A tear falls from my eye, down my cheek and hitting my neck. I run my nails down my...
    BeingSara BeingSara 22-25, F 3 Responses Jun 17, 2015

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    You better believe that nothing will ever hold

    me down. I cannot allow that.
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Jun 27, 2015

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    I was broken hearted

    for a while now but I feel like I'm ready to let go and move on. I hope I can find someone who treats me right....wish me luck. ^-^ ^-^
    taylorburns taylorburns 13-15, F 6 Responses Jan 30, 2015

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    I have been raped twice,

    once by my ex,im still standing, I was bullied at school really bad and I used to hurt myself physically and emotionally.im still standing. I had no support and was scared to tell friends or family :( I was ashamed, im still standing, I took all sorts of drugs, pills,gas...
    deleted deleted 26-30 5 Responses Apr 23, 2015

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    Fart problem I'm a girl my bro sings me up I

    can help any girl with it it u fart to much.
    beatlesboy beatlesboy 26-30, M 1 Response Aug 8, 2015

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    Hello everyone! (: I am Nikki

    and i am new to EP. I just wanted to say that i recently lost my best friend aka sister in a car wreck a few weeks ago. It really hurt me because we grew up together but i know she wouldnt want me to be all depressed so im keeping my head held high and making her proud. I am...
    deleted deleted 26-30 5 Responses Nov 27, 2014

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    I get pushed around day in

    and day out. but no matter what I will not back down anymore. I will not show people who hurt me weakness. even though I go through hell I will still be standing! !!
    kitten593 kitten593 16-17, F 1 Response Sep 28, 2015

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    I know how to hold a grudge I can send a bridge

    up in smoke And I can't count the people I've let down The hearts I've broke You ain't gotta dig too deep If you wanna find some dirt on me I'm learning who you've been Ain't who you've got to be It's gonna be an uphill climb Aww honey I won't lie I ain't no angel I still...
    gamma87 gamma87 46-50, M 1 Response Jul 29, 2015

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    Part 1 Hello! I am new to this experience

    project. I have much on my mind. I will do my very best to break this elephant into small digestable pieces. I am married to the most beautiful woman in the world, but she is not in love with me. Perhaps at one time she experienced the emotions of love towards me when we first...
    MADLUV71 MADLUV71 41-45, M 7 Responses Dec 27, 2015

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    I am in love with a man

    who send mixed messages, pulls me close to set me lose, says all the right things but didn't follow them up with action. He threatens to end it to control my behavior. he has no clue that I survived wise than this and though it will hurt to leave him and his kids, I'll be fine...
    surgchic surgchic 51-55, F 4 Responses Aug 29, 2015

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    Something To Remember

    I remind myself of this through the tough times, and reflect on the things I have endured and even became a better person as a result of. You're still standing, too.
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