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I See Others In Pain and It Hurts Me Too

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    Things Like This...

    There was once a woman on the bus crying and everyone turned their heads. I saw her and felt pretty bad and wanted to something but she was holding on to child while she cried. It was a shame that everyone else didn't acknowledge her at all. I tried to make eye contact but that...
    LovelessDeluxe LovelessDeluxe 22-25 Dec 8, 2011

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    I Feel It Too.

    I see the tears that you hide from everyone else.  I feel the pain that you pretend that is not there.  I see the fear in your eye that says  you just want to give up.  No one would think anything less of you if they just knew the hell you were going through...
    LateNightGuy LateNightGuy 41-45, M 2 Responses Mar 2, 2010

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    Hart Braking

    When ''i see someone in pane on here or real life it makes me want to cry. Whether its from depression or my friends pet gold fish bob died it all makes me sad. I usually want to cry but never do. anyways....
    tomtombear tomtombear 18-21, M Aug 28, 2008

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    I think it hurts me a lot

    when I see a loved one hurt, my heart just instantly breaks. I'm one of those people who can't stand to see others suffer, I can't help but give my last $10 to a homeless person or my lunch for work that day, just to ensure he/she does not go cold or hungry. I believe in...
    WokenandOpen WokenandOpen 31-35, M Jul 21

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    I'm waiting on more tests to rule out some other things but I think I have endometriosis based off my symptoms. I get bad stomach pain normally all day. It's made worse by eating...
    fallenstar23 fallenstar23 22-25, F 55 mins ago

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    The Ex Unexpectedly, I came across you yesterday. It's funny how I didn't recognize you at first glance... I was doing about a business with a guy when I realized you were sitting...
    leztat leztat 22-25, F 2 hrs ago

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    im so depressed and hurt i allowed my daughter to stay at her fathers for a month this summer and he refused to give her back i miss her so much im in so much pain i haven't seen...
    kimhassell kimhassell 16-17, F 1 Response 15 hrs ago

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    It makes me wonder.. For as long as I can remember, I’ve always been an outsider. Almost all the girls and most of the guys everywhere I’ve been, have always hated me for some...
    Anon8615 Anon8615 26-30, M 18 hrs ago

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    Mine was 6 weeks ago. MRI said partial or complete tear but no, there wasn't. Doc debrided area. My question is about bruising. A week after out of the sling (in for 3 weeks) I got...
    MaryVanH MaryVanH 51-55, F 1 day ago

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    Hey, if you're reading this and you have an advice or an opinion I'll be glad to read it because I'm looking for that one advice or quote that will get me through this. Where to...
    American19 American19 18-21, F 4 Responses 1 day ago

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    This world is in pain and I have so many great people in my life new and old who have their own stories of trials ,pain difficulties and moral hurdles. It's interesting that people...
    niceguycursed niceguycursed 31-35, M 3 days ago

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    Living with a person who has chronic pain means that for the rest of my marriage my pain never counts. I don't count, and I find this incredibly lonely. I am my only sounding...
    Suffocating1 Suffocating1 41-45 3 days ago

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    I hate when the people I love and care about are in pain. I've an idea of how they feel, and it makes me want to do anything to make it stop. Only I can't. Or choose not to even...
    ambivalentFriability ambivalentFriability 18-21 1 Response 4 days ago

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    My poor bladder is so tired and just wants to relax but I won't let it! I'm pushed it to the max then the fun starts! It's so tight and full as I wake up and yet again refuse to...
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses 4 days ago

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    I was born in Connecticut and raised in a terrible little town called Ansonia in an even further away from the tiny town area that doesn't offer **** to do but drink in one of the...
    lifeisdumb62 lifeisdumb62 22-25, M 4 days ago

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    I'm always trying not to cry in front of others because I don't like it when they see me weak and vulnerable, but that's kinda weird because people who shouldn't already did. but...
    ssweetdisspositionn ssweetdisspositionn 18-21, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    How To Turn Six Dollars Into Six Thousand Dollars: I found this on a bulletin board and decided to try it. A little while back I was browsing through newsgroups just like you are...
    manusundr manusundr 46-50, M 6 days ago

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    Yesterday... I noticed my tyre was going soft on my bicycle 🚲.. So dashed up the repair shop...purchased a new inner tube...and upon my arrival back home... Grabbed my bike to...
    expressomarkie expressomarkie 46-50, M 1 Response a week ago

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    I don't won't anyone to see my pain. I pretend to be okay even tho my heart is aching all the time. I hold do much in
    gilbertk96 gilbertk96 18-21, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    i go through pain every moment of the day. i have desegenerative disc disease in my L4 and L5. which means two of those discs are shrinking and tearing. one is protruding out of my...
    noaht43 noaht43 41-45, T 2 Responses a week ago

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    like right now! mild lower back pain, could be worse, but still uncomfy. I hate when my back hurts!
    craigslist504 craigslist504 36-40 Aug 21

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    I was in a car accident with a semi December 23 2006 yes I amazingly survived but I still deal with the pain daily I just don't show others how much...I rely on my Mary Jane to...
    yummy5541 yummy5541 31-35, F Aug 20

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    Worked my job as summer camp leader today. Eight year old fellow went around screaming "I hate you!" and punching me, and literally being as disrespectful as possible to all the...
    dabram71 dabram71 16-17, M 5 Responses Aug 19

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    I can't resist! Especially when my wife dresses like this (with pics) I like checking out other woman's cleavage too, but I love my wife's. It's fun when I see others get a peek...
    SamandLynda SamandLynda 46-50, M 10 Responses Aug 18

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    If anyone ever called u ugly! He is a sooo wrong, I don't need to look at u before to know if u are beautiful or not because everybody is beautiful in their own way...
    Joan8916 Joan8916 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 17

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    Don't know why but when I'm down seeing people smile makes me understand that I shouldn't be down for petty reasons.I should be happy because of other people's happiness.
    Gemstone101 Gemstone101 13-15, F Aug 16

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    I've lived a lot, seen a lot, been through too much...gives one some knowledge and wisdom to work off of. Probably the voyeur in me too, but I do like helping others that are...
    Extant1 Extant1 51-55, M 9 Responses Aug 16

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    i think i have an infected limp node on the left side of my face and it hurts like hell i cant stand pain
    JamesB20 JamesB20 22-25, M Aug 15

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    I have 3 different smiles: 1- I'm happy and couldn't care less 2- I hate you/ my fake smile 3- I need someone to help me, the pain is too much, I'm about to explode in tears!
    naisua11 naisua11 13-15, F 2 Responses Aug 15

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    I'm constantly checking myself, thinking too much about what I've done or said. Trying to work out what is true and what is not instead of letting things come to me. I can't stand...
    ItisonlyI ItisonlyI 26-30, M 2 Responses Aug 15

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    at times growing up and into adult hood i was that person who was left out. the kid who was chosen last. the so called out cast. so i know how that feels and dont like seeing...
    loveknowsnobounds loveknowsnobounds 31-35 1 Response Aug 14

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    ive always loved helping others out, always been that way since i was a child. being in kindergarden helping the teacher find lost things that other kids have hid or thrown...
    loveknowsnobounds loveknowsnobounds 31-35 Aug 14

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    Some days are worse than others. I have severe pain mostly from my neck down to my lower back. The pain also occurs in my arms and legs. It feels like electricity running through...
    TheQuirkyQuasar TheQuirkyQuasar 26-30, M Aug 13

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    I have two sides to me. The first side is all about kindness, loyalty, freedom, rebellion, selflessness, love, being fearless, being yourself (weird, crazy, etc.) and intelligence...
    CloverMermaid CloverMermaid 13-15, F Aug 13

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    10 Surprising Facts About Rejection We know that rejection really hurts, but they can also inflict damage to our psychological well-being that goes well beyond mere emotional pain...
    ChrisErizo1 ChrisErizo1 31-35, M Aug 12

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    why tonight? why is he on my mind? I thot we have been over this? thot we were better. I thot we had finally moved on.... could it be that im going thru something difficult right...
    craigslist504 craigslist504 36-40 1 Response Aug 12

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    When I was in Junior High the whole class got it one at a time, for misbehaving substitute teacher. Our science teacher was strict and didn't tolerate talking or not doing what...
    davedexp davedexp 56-60, M Aug 11

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    For the past 2+ years I've suffered from chronic pelvic pain, with no known cause. It started out just monthly with the worst cramps imagineable- to the point where I couldn't even...
    g00dlikesunkist g00dlikesunkist 22-25 Aug 11

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    "She tried to stay strong, but the pain was too much. A smile, so lovely, you wouldn't believe it was fake. The pressure to be perfect was just too much to take. Behind her happy...
    Ana104 Ana104 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 10

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    Love is starting to make me loose my mind---and not in a good way. How come I feel so much love for someone that I am willing to go beyond my limits just for them. It's like the...
    ayamesan16 ayamesan16 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 10

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