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I May Have Shot Myself In the Foot

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    I was approached yesterday regarding our new assistant. I didn't have a warm and fuzzy when she was given the position and now others are seeing it. With all the changes going on her job duties are pretty much down to a few and she's just not a self starter. My boss asked my...
    mysplitpersonality mysplitpersonality 36-40, F Aug 7, 2009

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    maybe if i suicide, i wouldn't have to deal with all the unfair **** in my life. I have no hope left to go on.
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    I was going through a very difficult time with my best friend. She was having issues with self-hatred and suicidal thoughts and attempts that I was there to see or hear about. I...
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    OKAY, ENOUGH MESSING AROUND EPALLIE, WE WANT OUR RIGHTS. To the main point, you may read my story in the comments that was ruined by EPAllie.
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    Just yesterday I put my two first fingers on a hot lamp and burnt myself bad just not bad enough to go to the hospital.
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    I most definitely have this. I trust somebody as far as I can throw them, no matter how long I've know them. they can be friends or family, the answer is still no. I DO NOT confide...
    Mybodyisacage Mybodyisacage 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 27, 2014

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    If you suspect this then talk to someone who has been diagnosed .. We exist in all walks of life .. Don't blunder around wondering .. Gather intelligence .. Make you case .. Visit...
    TheRebelFaction TheRebelFaction 51-55, M Dec 30, 2014

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    Today I had to pick up my three year old nephew from daycare. He is great, we get in the car and my new thing is getting him to do weird accents. Like we do British and Hispanic...
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    I grew up in a family full of mental illness. So I always had a fear of going crazy. I feared for my mental health since I was old enough to understand things like that. I made...
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    Finally, after years of searching, I have found who I am. I am neither submissive nor dominant, but I am both as when I am required to be. At my work I constantly making decisions...
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    I haven't cut in about a month, and every time I get really depressed or pissed my wrists start tingling, and I get the urge to cut. People don't understand that its an addiction...
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    It was all I knew for a long time. It was my only way to make it through rough times. The pain of dealing with what my best friend did. It wasn't easy, but it's possible to make it...
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    I got drunk at my sister's wedding and ended up puking in the bathrooms all over my feet. I was the maid of honor. The worst part is... I can't remember parts of her wedding...
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    as a teenager...nothing special. though like every other teen, i was convinced no one else had felt what i felt.. i was in love but it was not returned. i didn't know how to...
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    I was lighting one of my candles and felt the heat on my nail but didn't move my finger because i was determinded to light that bad boy and my finger caught on fire lol im fine but...
    PurpleLove18 PurpleLove18 16-17, F Jan 5

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    I had a bit a bad time last night. I feel like everyone i love is leabing me. I needed a friend last night and there was nobody. There is never anybody there for me. I am always...
    xxjellybabyxx xxjellybabyxx 26-30, F 3 Responses Jan 6

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    I am a month and a half clean! I gotta keep going.
    TealMarie TealMarie 16-17, F 3 Responses Jan 7

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    I don't know how you all do it. I can't go for more than two days without cutting. I guess i'm not strong enough i just need someone to understand, someone to talk to ugh
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    The battery of my phone lasts 20 min. 3rd time today.
    Firecandy Firecandy 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 10

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    The urge to cut is strong, the thought of a big kitchen knife piercing my skin and bright red blood dripping down my arms, that would feel nice and lovely :) :P
    brownzugar brownzugar 16-17, M 2 Responses Jan 11

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    and keeping an open mind...
    ManifestoOfThePhoenix ManifestoOfThePhoenix 26-30, M Jan 13

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    and I just want them to know what I said was not on purpose and I'm totally okay if they want to stop being friends
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    When i turned 20 flashbacks of being touched by our driver when i was 4 or 5 yrs old i remember everything he did but it was a confusing and scary thing i did not understand what...
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    Slowly drift away in the memories of the past Hard for me to remember the details of your smile Like a shadow, you appears in my thoughts I barely hear your voice, faded away by...
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    The road to my diagnosis was a long and rocky journey. I've had problems with depression since I was a teenager. My parents just wrote it off as me being a moody kid. During my...
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    Ever since my step father passed away in 2003 and I happened to move in to a a documented site of were indians massacred a number of Army soliders (1800s) there has always been a...
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