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I See Others In Pain and It Hurts Me Too

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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 36-40, M 2 Responses Mar 2, 2010

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    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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    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 16-17, M Aug 28, 2008

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    Pain is a strange topic to talk about as there is so much involved with it. It's crazy to me how we all feel pain, but individually we all feel it differently. We may hurt over the...
    fwxo fwxo 16-17, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I hate watching others who are suffering. I can't even walk past a homeless person without giving them money. Also...It's not fair that little kids sometimes have to go through so...
    ellajade ellajade 13-15, F 5 days ago

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    When you try your best but you don't succeed When you get what you want but not what you need When you feel so tired but you can't sleep Stuck in reverse And the tears come...
    expressomarkie expressomarkie 46-50, M 2 Responses Feb 11

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    So I ran away a couple of days ago, and they made me come back (they= police and family). They said they were gonna change and so far that's bullshit. I am leaving when I turn 17...
    nomnommings nomnommings 16-17, F Feb 18

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    Everyone around me is sick, upset, can barely afford to live, and I can do nothing but watch. I feel useless. I just want to help people. I just want to see people happy...
    camille2344 camille2344 18-21, F 2 Responses Feb 21

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    I really love seeing people smile or laugh when I'm sad. It reminds me that there's still happiness and good in the world.
    outcasterforever outcasterforever 13-15, F Feb 23

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    remember to smile today sunshine
    thegroundisup thegroundisup 13-15, F Feb 8

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    i see her face all over his facebook my body says dont worry but my mind thinks then over thinks. now im a jealous angry to the point i just want to... but its my fault for not...
    feelsgoodtocut feelsgoodtocut 18-21, M 4 Responses 12 hrs ago

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    Hello! I am sorry if this is going to be too long. Well like two years ago I worked out a lot (1h/day, 7/week, no warmup, only aerobic) and after like 5 or 6 months when I started...
    iammarymary95 iammarymary95 18-21, F 3 Responses Feb 12

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    I want to fall asleep in your soft, warm arms. Each night I want to lay snuggled close to you, close enough to hear your heartbeat, close enough to smell your sweet fragrance. I...
    winterfall winterfall 36-40 1 Response Feb 20

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    I hide all my pain by smiling physically not everyone can see all the pain that is behind my eyes.... All they see is a person smiling back at them.... Nobody knows how i feel...
    CoolRockerChic CoolRockerChic 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 19

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    Me and my best friend feel each others pain literally, even if we can't see each other. We have known each other for two years, and have become attuned to each other. We are not...
    deerinheadlights999 deerinheadlights999 13-15, F 6 days ago

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    No one sees baldness as attractive. Too much flesh. No one likes the truth because where can you hide? No one wears green unless they're military personnel. Which is the truth?
    Rovigatti Rovigatti 18-21, F 2 Responses Feb 10

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    It seems like this is too much to ask these days...like there's always something that people want you to be ...It makes it hard for you to even except yourself because you're...
    TyrannosaurusRexx TyrannosaurusRexx 16-17, F 1 Response Feb 16

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    My head hurts, Too much thinking :( .. any help or advice?!
    HananAquarius HananAquarius 22-25, F 5 Responses Feb 6

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    This painful wisdom tooth makes me wanna cry T_T
    itcheru itcheru 22-25, F 6 days ago

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    i love my body n it seems everyone else does too lol so whats wrong with that
    xabbyx13 xabbyx13 13-15, F 5 Responses Feb 24

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    all of my friends ask why im alone truth is i trust no one, and if i do the person hurts me in return i rage out and fire back. so the best way for me to help them is to just not...
    feelsgoodtocut feelsgoodtocut 18-21, M 1 Response 11 hrs ago

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    This argument tonight is worst then when she found out I cheated. I cheated yeah and she found out I didn't tell her yeah. She took me back. I lost all of her trust and I deserve...
    OaklandCA OaklandCA 18-21, M a week ago

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    I am a photographer for many years now. Not professional by far from a beginner and enjoy seeing the artistic body paints and what designs the artists has in store for the...
    niteride niteride 36-40, M 17 hrs ago

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    I've learned that there are people in this world with caring, big hearts. Sometimes you just have to look deeper into a person before you can truly see it. Some people seem cold...
    bemyforeverlove97 bemyforeverlove97 16-17, F 2 Responses 8 hrs ago

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    it hurts when i care and the other one leaves me as i am nothing for him it hurts when someone cmes in ur life and makes ur life happy and then steal all happiness in a second it...
    brokenangelia brokenangelia 26-30, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I'm a good listener and I find that I've developed a liking towards helping others get through stuff. I feel like it's fruitful on both ends. By others confiding in me, not only do...
    FreeWriter2307 FreeWriter2307 16-17, F 16 hrs ago

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    I dislike it when people say it isn't painful because it is, especially if they are never lonely. It hurts so much to be and feel alone all the time, when you have nobody to talk...
    Awhiteorchid Awhiteorchid 18-21, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    Don't you get tired of always taking one for the team? Why, in the world, am I always the person who sacrifices? I too, have **** to deal with. Why can't somebody take the weight...
    szchwakovpf szchwakovpf 18-21, M 16 hrs ago

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    I am sitting here right now after a long day of work . I had dinner kids went up stairs to bed and I just got my shower sitting here and my right hip has been bothering me since I...
    Wildman43055 Wildman43055 46-50, M 2 Responses Feb 18

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    Love can be painful, but don't avoid it.if you avoid it , you avoided the greatest opportunty to grow. Go into it, suffer love, because through the suffering comes great ecstasy...
    Zelaleme Zelaleme 46-50, F 2 Responses Feb 24

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    S'group describes me. People always ask for my help, and I help them. I ask myself for help, I try to go through the same steps as I do other people. I split myself into two that...
    C9Poke C9Poke 16-17, M 18 hrs ago

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    I'm not sure if I'm the only one who can see these places so far there are only two I see right now. I've given each of them names. The "Silhouette World" and the "Dream World". It...
    GlassChild GlassChild 13-15, F 1 day ago

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    One day I was living in peace and joy, everything seem to be going great, i was happy, i had friends, sure i was sick and in pain, i had few places to go. but then something happen...
    flyingangel7 flyingangel7 46-50, F Feb 23

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    People often tell me that I'm too intimidating. Some would even go so far as to tell me that's what's making me single. Really, these suggestions come off as moronic to me. I mean...
    trAnSyLvanIanconcuBinE trAnSyLvanIanconcuBinE 26-30, F 10 hrs ago

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    Things that have hurt me - inadvertent or purposeful... Scary, little, writhing, throbbing, growing thoughts that worm their way through my head at inappropriate times. Things that...
    iFortiTude iFortiTude 31-35 1 Response Feb 10

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    In 2012 a co-worker of mine had a heart attack and died during a shift. Myself and a few others were there. It was a matter of 20min from the time me and the others last spoke to...
    RelayedDeaction RelayedDeaction 26-30, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Ugh to the couples making out in the middle of the shops, blocking access to enter the store. I use to not mind couples kissing but after my last 2 experiences I've been standing...
    heyitsabike heyitsabike 31-35, F 1 Response 12 hrs ago

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    Lightening bolt pain running from my back all the way down to my ankle. Pins and needles in my foot like it fell asleep. It hurts sitting, standing, walking, laying, breathing...
    absolom absolom 41-45 Feb 11

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    I too love blessing other lives I know 2 little girls who have a bedroom that is so sad rags and an old sheet up to the windows it is so dirty and the walls are a mess I made new...
    trails trails 51-55, F 4 Responses Feb 12

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    Recently I have told the people at work that I enjoy painting my nails (and dressing up sometimes) and showed 2 of them. They didn't mind at all - so I just let the other 2 people...
    Mirinesse Mirinesse 41-45, M 6 Responses Feb 20

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    Physical pain, anyway. It doesn't bother me. My job is painful. I rather enjoy it. The pain I can't numb is inside. It hurts.
    LifeIsBeatingMe LifeIsBeatingMe 26-30, M Feb 21

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