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I See Something Sad

Sometimes, it breaks open the heart to care 111 People

    This Place Is A Black Hole.

    I see my mother in the living room. A computer in her lap, a huge tv with Glenn Beck yelling about some clusterf**ck he didn't even google. I see a forest i ride by everyday on the way to work being chopped down so someone can keep their house. I see my boss frantically trying to...
    PreferAnAstronaut PreferAnAstronaut 22-25, M 1 Response Nov 16, 2010

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    It's Cold Here.

    I'm in the big fancy house my husband bought.   I grew up with 6 siblings and several dogs running about.  Meat wasn't on the menu daily or weekly but we worked in the garden during the summer and at times my parents would send us to Kentucky to my Grandma's farm...
    TouchMeNot TouchMeNot 41-45, F 6 Responses Mar 14, 2009

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    How To Invite Them To Dance (who Let The Dogs Out)

    The the homes all looked the same. Hundreds and hundreds of them packed closely together. They were all made of old wooden boards and sheets of rusted corrugated tin sheets found at the rubbish dump. The average home was 6 meters by 5 meters. On average 4 people per home. There...
    YBlah YBlah 41-45 Jan 9, 2013

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    Isolation

    I see something sad. Something I'm a part of. Maybe you are too. I lift the sheets in the morning, eyes that have just begun to focus lead me to this box.  My fingers like homing pigeons know just where to perch to connect me to the rest of the world...
    JipC JipC 46-50, F 4 Responses Oct 26, 2008

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    Still Lost And Confused

    I HAVE YET TO SAY THAT I AM TRULY HAPPY WITH MY LIFE I MEAN I HAD THREE CHILDREN AND THEY ARE MY HEART BODY AND SOUL BUT I HAVE TO SAY THAT , THAT IS THE ONLY REASON WHY I AM ALIVE TODAY I CANT LEAVE MY KIDS UNTIL I KNOW THEY ARE READY TO HANDLE LIFE ON THERE OWN . I FEEL REALLY...
    gina200940 gina200940 41-45 1 Response Aug 3, 2011

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    Take Time To Stop And Smell The Roses

    WELL I HAVE TO SAY I'M SURE EVERYONE HAS GONE THROUGH STRUGGLES OF SOME SORT, BUT I ASK MYSELF JUST TAKE A FEW STEPS BACK AND LOOK AT EVERYTHING THAT SURROUNDS YOU EVEN LIFE ITSELF AND JUST THINK FOR AWHILE A GOOD WHILE LISTEN TO EVERYTHING ALMOST LIKE IF YOUR MEDITATING , NOW...
    gina200940 gina200940 41-45 1 Response Aug 3, 2011

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    I Hate Some Loan Sharks

    An old lady made a loan for a small amount and unfortunately gave up her house for security. Something happened and she could not pay it. The loan sharks took her house for that small amount! I think it is a crying shame ....
    Ertjie123 Ertjie123 36-40, F Jul 14, 2012

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    Forgive This Man.

    Driving along the road one day, I passed along a plaza. Desolate was the sight, abandoned with dirty windows and trash all over the parking lot. A reasonably well-dressed man was sitting on the sidewalk, twisting something beneath his feet, swaying back and forth and...
    seventhstar seventhstar 18-21, M 3 Responses May 13, 2009

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    Just Needed To Share

    I have a daughter who graduated at the top of her high school class. She was a hard worker and self motivated. She was accepted at a private college, and given a great scholarship package that covered about 80% of her college expenses. She did fine her first semester, but then...
    Taylorvos Taylorvos 51-55 4 Responses Jan 13, 2011

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    Come & Inspire Me !

    Inspire me ...! sometimes I wonder why I stop loving You You canot inspire me anymore Stop lying..Stop hoping..Stop dreaming Before u leave u kill every single moment You're not the man  that I thought You're ! You're alittle angel but with alittle devil inside you It's...
    so4uu so4uu 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 27, 2010

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    Clean.

         I'm finally clean. I'm finally coming back to earth. What did i miss? Apparently i missed my friends all ending up where i used to be.     It didn't seem so sad when i was there with them. Now it's tragic. I want to help them but just can't. I had to keep a fellow...
    PreferAnAstronaut PreferAnAstronaut 22-25, M Jun 23, 2011

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    The Dew Of Compassion Is A Tear

    I have felt the pain of others when life sows upon them sadness and grieve their pain becomes my own. I've lived through moments of sadness and at times I felt that to have a better understanding of the sadness I see everyday I would rather feel compassion than to know the...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Sep 8, 2011

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    It Sure Makes a Long Time Man Feel Bad

    Yeah, they came to take me away Said I'd be sitting here for the rest of my life But I don't really care - I shot my wife And brother, I can't even remember the reason why Oh, it makes a long time man feel bad Yeah, it makes a long time man feel bad Well I ain't had no...
    YBlah YBlah 41-45 Mar 1, 2012

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    Education!

    I'm a good effing teacher! I just got through an eval meeting where the person evaluating me said that I'm a great teacher but said that the new rubric that the state gave her makes it impossible to be rated as such. Consequently, I am now proficient eventhough in past...
    chasefarler chasefarler 26-30, M 1 Response Nov 6, 2012

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    I Know...

    I know that this isn't what this group ment, but I saw a sad story and I wanted to share it.... (I did not write this!) Boy: Baby, we need to talk.Girl: Ricardo, what do u mean?Boy: Something has come up...Girl: What? What's wrong? Is it bad?Boy: I don't want to hurt you, baby...
    ChloeWolf ChloeWolf 13-15, F Oct 20, 2011

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    An Empty House In the Neighborhood

    Times are hard right now. This fact was brought home to me with an unexpected shock, as I went walking though our safe and happy little country neighborhood, in the mountains. Our neighbors are 'just there'. We take them for granted as if they are part of the backdrop of our...
    swanfether swanfether 61-65, F 80 Responses Oct 14, 2008

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    Omg It's Christmas In October Here!

    Seriously! It started snowing last night and we have 3-4 inches of snow. All over Maine and some of the other New England states. Sucks. Rediculous. Snow in Halloween. (My younger half sister-Calli.) http://www.wgme.com/newsroom/top_stories/videos/wgme_vid_9770.shtml
    HaleyBloodRedRose1995 HaleyBloodRedRose1995 18-21, F 4 Responses Oct 30, 2011

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    A Junky's Christmas

    The tale of Danny 
    YBlah YBlah 41-45 Apr 9, 2012

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    I miss my nephew :( We don't live in the same country... It kills me to know how neglected he is and how much love, nurturing and attention he needs from his mother. I see the...
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    There is no real way of knowing. It's difficult, though, trying to figure this out. I don't want people to think of me as someone they need to protect. But, when people see me...
    ThisIsJustForFun ThisIsJustForFun 13-15, F 1 Response Nov 12

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    Just awoke from the strangest dream. I was in an old growth forest, birch and pine and willow trees in front and behind me. This place looked real but I do not recognize it. I...
    YohKomori YohKomori 22-25, M 4 Responses Nov 2

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    It does shock me when people fear something that has been studied, they fear it to the point that it leads to misunderstandings of the things they feared from the start ... which...
    GinIyoku GinIyoku 26-30 a week ago

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    Yes I cry. Yes I feel sorry for myself. Yes I say I don't no how I can cope anymore. Yes I'm sad. NO I AM NOT DEPRESSED! I don't need medical help. I just need to be heard and...
    Sunrise13 Sunrise13 31-35, F 2 Responses 6 hrs ago

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    "Hmm...let me see...I'll take one of those, and one of those and, oh, I'll have 2 of them at least...(them being a blonde, brunette and 2 redheads...'just won't let them know...
    stiltcourt stiltcourt 36-40, F 2 Responses 6 hrs ago

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    Wat **** is up with me ?!?! Why I'm still crying over her ?? I've never ever cried or been upset before in 15 yrs n now I'm all sways crying n upset .... In my eyes ur face lights...
    babel123456 babel123456 26-30, M 3 hrs ago

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    Consider for a moment all the things we google search, all the things that our friends search, and that people outside those circles of people probably google search for everyday...
    Sarahbellas Sarahbellas 26-30, F 4 Responses 6 days ago

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    Thank you, if you're here reading this. I'm not sure how long this will end up being, so feel free to leave if you're busy. First of all, I'd like to say that I'm sorry. I'm sorry...
    milkcan milkcan 16-17, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    The other day my fiance's coworker left work to go to the hospital and get her pregnancy checked out. She was in a lot of pain throughout the day and then started bleeding. She's...
    Jeradactyl Jeradactyl 22-25, F 4 Responses 3 days ago

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    I was once sad and lonely, having nobody to comfort me, so I wore a mask that always smiled;to hide my feelings behind a lie. before long, I had many friends;With my mask, I was...
    belllla belllla 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 9

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    I honestly don't know who I am anymore. I used to feel, not too long ago, that the future was beautiful, full of opportunity and amazing adventures to be held, but now I am just so...
    nomadventurist nomadventurist 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 14

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    It was easier to push away in high school. Some days I could take pride in my life of feeling constantly sad, being defiantly apathetic and antisocial, and occasionally smoking a...
    someoneandstuff someoneandstuff 18-21, M Nov 2

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    I actually really enjoy sad things. Most people try to avoid them, but I absolutely love the darker side of human nature. Depression, rage, betrayal, all appealing subjects...
    BigBlittleb123 BigBlittleb123 16-17, M 2 Responses Nov 14

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    Standing on the edge, the ocean is gray and dull, silent. I always plunge in the deep end. Suddenly my arms and legs are chained, I can't swim, I'm not sinking, I'm drowning. I can...
    Lexi3is0dreaming Lexi3is0dreaming 16-17, F 1 Response Oct 24

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    The simplest thing I could say is I love you A truth in my life I can't even begin to explain but that's a lie, I know exactly what I'm going through. I spy with my all seeing eye...
    CaptainMurphy CaptainMurphy 22-25, M 2 Responses Nov 13

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    Growing up with verbally abusive parents will make you question who you are, and if you're really good enough for everyone. Which is an impossible feat, but I still try to please...
    Ginkofishin Ginkofishin 18-21, F 3 Responses Oct 24

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    "The World Vs Jeron Benton" I have been doing a lot of research lately about depression and mental illnesses and i believe i suffer with one of two things 1- a illness called...
    TheWorldVsJ TheWorldVsJ 26-30, M Nov 7

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    I have so many problems and I'm sad all the time and i feel like its never going to get better. I'm seeing a shrink I don't trust because he and my mom are good friends since med...
    chocolatecurlz chocolatecurlz 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 13

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    I feel so sad today. Not only have I wasted money on a ****** Indian takeaway I am becoming frustrated with my housemates. Well two of them. I haven't done anything to them but...
    SpiritualBunny SpiritualBunny 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 27

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    Anda mungkin pernah mendengar + tips tentang makan untuk kesehatan optimal 'atau + cara terbaik untuk makan untuk menurunkan berat badan' untuk seluruh kehidupan dewasa Anda...
    putriayu putriayu 22-25, F Oct 30

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    I realized the other day, that the reason I've been so sad lately is because I'm in mourning. I'm mourning the fact that my babies...are growing/have grown up. I have 5 children...
    momof51972 momof51972 41-45, F 1 Response Nov 13

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    I'm sad. Broken. Hurt. Not because you hurt me, but Because I know I don't love you anymore. I am sad because the love I once felt was so real, so good. It breaks my heart...
    SimplySpammy SimplySpammy 26-30 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Have you ever had one of those days where you just felt extremely sad? You see that you are not where you are in your life and realize that you really haven't accomplished anything...
    trina1012000 trina1012000 26-30, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I got a text message from my sister telling me that my friend had just taken her own life. She had been going through some rough times financially and she had been really stressed...
    Dlife Dlife 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 23

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    Hey, guys. I didn't talk in a while. Sorry about that ^.^ Anyway, I recently wrote a song: Dying, crying, trying Every time I see you shaking Lying with my mind, oh whoa Your...
    UniqueFlower14 UniqueFlower14 13-15, F Oct 24

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    I learned today to never underestimate the healing power of tears. When the storm of sadness rumbles inside the core of your being threatening to tear you apart...let the tears...
    blommetjies blommetjies 31-35, F 5 Responses Oct 25

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    Doing this isn't the easies thing I had to do. Ep has become my second home for two years. So my dear little Ep family don't be sad when you read this. No I'm not angry with anyone...
    badgirlbee badgirlbee 18-21, F 14 Responses Oct 29

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    Feeling pretty sad tonight :/ I met one of my childhood friends today (briefly) after not seeing him for 10 years. I know it's normal for people to drift apart, for many reasons...
    TheHeartOfALovingSoul TheHeartOfALovingSoul 22-25, M 1 Response Nov 7

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