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I See Others In Pain and It Hurts Me Too

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 155 People

    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'm Empathetic Or Just Pathetic?

     I got a MA in Psychology, worked as a therapist and couldn't handle the pain others were going through. It hurt me, I worried about them so I gave up that career and tried a few others.  Still looking for one that I like that's not minimum wage!
    dorobo dorobo 70+, M 6 Responses Oct 10, 2008

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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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    Definitely. I truly hate seeing others upset about something. It hurts to see them crying or ready to punch someones lights out. I am always here for anyone who would like to talk...
    AngelicMerrow AngelicMerrow 18-21, F Oct 1

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    Honestly I would rather myself go through pain than somebody else go through pain. It's just so horrible to see something bad happen to them. It makes me think what did they do to...
    ScarM3 ScarM3 16-17, F 1 Response Oct 1

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    I hate seeing people suffer, whether if I know them or not. I can never watch someone hurt and not wish that there was something that I could do. The more that I care about someone...
    lyricaldemise lyricaldemise 36-40, T 2 Responses Oct 13

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    I wish I could just go up to someone that is in emotional pain touch them on the shoulder and tell them everything was okay. At that instant I would absorb all the pain they are...
    Raptax231 Raptax231 18-21, M 2 Responses Sep 30

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    The pain is there simply because the relationship mattered to you. You felt an honest, passionate, authentic, deep-down LOVE for your partner. And that is a GREAT thing. That’s...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Oct 9

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    Write about your experienceMy name is Pinkie Pie (Hello!) and I am here to say (How ya doin'?) I'm gonna make you smile and I will brighten up your day It doesn't matter now (What...
    20CoolerPony 20CoolerPony 13-15, M 1 Response Oct 13

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    I hate knowing that you're going through so much and i'm there helplessly listening. I wish i could do something to help you. I don't want to watch you suffer like this.
    DreamingSouls DreamingSouls 13-15, F 1 Response Oct 1

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    FACT: when you have a crush on someone you notice every single detail about them, no matter how small. and when they do something for you, you feel so touch no matter how simple it...
    ElizabethSwannTurner ElizabethSwannTurner 18-21, F 2 Responses Oct 4

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    So tired. Every day I wake up, I crack my neck and finger joints a few times, I get up and sit on my laptop all day. After a couple of hours I'm tired, and I've worked out it's low...
    cloudsoflife cloudsoflife 26-30, M Oct 2

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    It's painful to be in a world with so much going on... It is hard to look at others and it hurts to see others sad or in pain there is so much pain and I'm filled with it I'm...
    EverChangingMind EverChangingMind 18-21, M 1 Response Oct 14

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    I'm writing this so I get things off my chest and hopefully I'll have the courage to post this on my Facebook wall. You see I'm not who I really am now... And I've come to notice...
    N1C07A5 N1C07A5 22-25, M 5 Responses Sep 30

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    Im 21 years old and I haven't seen my parents in three years and a half. Due to life circumstances they live in another country and I can't visit. I pretty much self deported...
    nacochava308 nacochava308 18-21, M Sep 29

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    It may sound ridiculous, but it's true. I'm too weird. That's just it. That's why I'm alone all the time, that's why none of my "friends" want to hang out with me, that's why I'm...
    Skollon Skollon 18-21, F 3 Responses Oct 9

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    I wanted him to stay in my life. Even though I’ve cried, felt like I was going to die, and drank alcohol a few times before over someone I was in love with not loving me, I’ve...
    Roshunn Roshunn 26-30, F Oct 13

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    Pain has been ruling my life for about the past 4 years and progressively getting worse. I broke my neck 6 years ago and have been paralyzed from about the chest down since. I had...
    cpettit757 cpettit757 22-25, F 2 Responses Oct 10

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    One of the happiest days of my life was one where I finally felt I had made a tiny difference in someone's life. All I did was put my groceries down in the parking lot to help an...
    ladybug76 ladybug76 36-40, F 2 Responses 2 hrs ago

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    I'm scared, terrified, traumatized, and sick. I wish I had more words to add how completely humiliated and terrified I am right now. Why? WHY?! I thought I was happy now, I thought...
    GirlWithThePWSBM GirlWithThePWSBM 16-17, F 1 Response Oct 6

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    I had an accident back on July 3rd 2013 and it's October 2014 and I am still trying to recover from a hematoma on my left hip/gluteal area and a slip disk on my spine . It's 16...
    4everK1ng 4everK1ng 22-25, M Oct 8

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    Well, guess it's time to show you a more sensative side of the Goatonicon. Allow me to get serious and sappy for a minute if you will. When I was a teenager I used to go to a...
    goatonicon goatonicon 36-40, M 1 Response Oct 11

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    Some smart person should develop a big eraser to help erase pain
    cjohnson1983 cjohnson1983 31-35, F 4 hrs ago

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    I kinda like this "person" well admire the "person" . . . I think.Im not going to name any genders so it may be confusing. I haven't talked to the "person" ever since the first...
    greenmonsterboi greenmonsterboi 13-15, M Oct 8

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    There was this guy I was dating he was sweet and nice very understanding , he helped me with my depression in the beginning I didn't want to burden him I told him to leave me . He...
    fiestychica fiestychica 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 6

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    I've grown a tolerance to pain b/c I live with a chronic illness. If I say something hurts me, it really hurts
    xxalicerosexx xxalicerosexx 16-17, F Sep 27

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    Hi all, been awhile since I have been on here. I have been suffering with CP since 2/2012. There have been some months in there where I was okay but for the most part not a day...
    Dani521 Dani521 31-35, F Oct 2

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    It's been literally 10 months and he's still the reason I'm asking for help on here. It was a terribly painful breakup, at least for me. I kind of broke up with him two days before...
    yxfx yxfx 18-21, F 6 Responses Oct 7

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    Hello everybody! I would like to welcome you to my sanctuary, which some people like to call my profile page. It's been a while since I've updated a bio of myself, so this is what...
    JordanfromNZ JordanfromNZ 13-15, M 2 Responses Oct 9

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    All I try to do is help people and help them with there problems I don't care about myself never will I care about others
    Rach1544 Rach1544 16-17, F 2 hrs ago

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    I'm really depressed FYI. I had a panic attack and depression took over my body. And I grabbed the nearest blade available to me (which happened to be a box cutter that my dad...
    PunkRockUnicorn PunkRockUnicorn 13-15, F Sep 27

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    I don't like being compared ( who does!! ) but in this case, it's just too much! Whenever I meet someone new, I'm being compared in a way that they'd ALWAYS mention that I look...
    DaisyDelinquent DaisyDelinquent 18-21, F 2 Responses Oct 5

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    I feel an ache in My Heart I gasp to breathe a breath of air and feel a hestiant sigh come out my lips, a feeling of blue and dark loneliness embrace my every thought through my...
    Xenasdreams Xenasdreams 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 13

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    I am so very tired of being in physical pain!!! My neck and base of my skull feels like a sledge hammer hit me. And I know my family has to be sick of hearing me saying "my neck...
    BohoBeAchMom BohoBeAchMom 46-50, F Sep 28

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    I wish there was a way to turn off your emotions when you were feeling pain or heartbreak. I suppose you need those feelings to enjoy the experience of love and appreciate it. But...
    desirabledreams desirabledreams 46-50, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Wow, passing a kidney stone hurts so f**king bad. Even after 6 pain pills in 4 hours I still can't get rid of the pain. I am trying ice and heat on my left side. Any other advice...
    Blondeblueyegirl Blondeblueyegirl 36-40, F 3 days ago

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    I have always wondered what people really think of me and what they actually see when they look at me. Do they see me for who I am or for who I appear to be. It's always baffled me...
    ScarM3 ScarM3 16-17, F 3 Responses Oct 4

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    I have no friends, no one wants to talk to me, I feel so alone and it hurts so much can someone please talk to me? I feel like I'm asking too much I'm sorry I just wanna feel...
    IHateUsernames0 IHateUsernames0 13-15, M 11 Responses Oct 5

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    It’s okay to want things other people have; it is quite natural and we should want good things for ourselves. But we should not fool ourselves into thinking that other people...
    happyhuman1 happyhuman1 22-25, F 4 Responses Oct 13

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    When I grew bigger than my sister and she was no longer able to beat me senselessly every night, she reverted to mental torturing. Being young and dumb, I was inept to deal with...
    PerpetualDreamers PerpetualDreamers 26-30, M 4 Responses Oct 16

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    So I posted here about being sexually harassed. Two kids in my class took a picture of myself with a buldge(hard on) (Clothed) They posted it to social media. Now I'm being...
    Winbu Winbu 16-17, M 12 Responses a week ago

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    I always have a headache, my back hurtd, my neck hurts, I can barely walk when I wake up. It feels like my legs weigh 50lbs a piece. If I walk too much it leaves me fatigued and...
    akrysrose akrysrose 22-25, F 7 Responses 2 days ago

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    Just last week i had my first ever painful breakup! Still hurts though!
    bing26 bing26 26-30, F 4 Responses Sep 29

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    I have really bad back pain and its getting worse, especially with weight gain. I think I might need a back brace, hope not. Today my shoulders and mid back really hurts. Ow! :( I...
    KiannaJ KiannaJ 22-25, F Sep 30

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    Pain. Pain is an interesting word. Short and beginning with a hard sound then trailing off in to a soft n. Much like the feeling associated with the word. But sometimes we stutter...
    SunlilySky SunlilySky 18-21, F Oct 8

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    It hurts... The words they say, what do I have to do to make them happy? I go to school only to be put down and told to die. I want to stop cutting so bad but this doesn't help and...
    Muppo23 Muppo23 13-15, F 1 Response Oct 9

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