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    Here I Am Without Him

    LOnely dark thoughts another death another friend more hidden pain suicide again what to do with myself as people die around me death was again seems more soundly peace sleep forever never a moment of pain think about how many peoples lives wouldnt be the same no guns no ropes...
    PlaygirlSiNeR PlaygirlSiNeR 18-21, F Jan 12, 2013

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    A second visit. The lord high jerk came to a

    nearby camp. To inspect cleanliness. Maybe. To pilfer left overs. Probably. Hes known for pilferring sites. Some abandoned. Some left by the deceased. Hes been spotted. And noticed being spotted. So he puts some stuff back if spotted. He honked...
    Livyn4pals Livyn4pals 46-50, M Jul 1

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    I Raped An Sexually Abuse The Child, An Survived Your Injustice

         interpretations of words read an heard are basically (when it comes to a sexual crime) the same from every person who blames the adult man defending the female calling her the victim. for this true story to be realized by you how serious it is i say...
    1053rw 1053rw 61-65, M Nov 21, 2010

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    We are all survivors.

    I survived the crazy dope partying days, the opps I just got pregnant stage, **** got hitched to divorce at 27 to full time single mom and 12 hour crappy bartending shifts for 15 years. Went to jail for a good long *** minute for experiencing with drugs way to long. Lost my...
    Halebound4ever Halebound4ever 36-40, F 1 Response Apr 8

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    Broken

    I am 12.. Iv tried killing myself 3 times...but sadly other things got in the way.. So a few weeks ago my boyfriend went to Juvy...I was the best I could be..I stayed with him...He called me as much as he could..And I went through hell in school.. People told me it was my fault...
    SaveMeFromMyselfPlz SaveMeFromMyselfPlz 13-15 1 Response Mar 3, 2012

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    I struggle with eating.

    I suffice with one meal a day. At times, it's one meal a day mostly a protein with veggies. Later as the day progresses, I will nourish myself with several glasses of green food juice, it's thick and coats my stomach gently as I feel my digestive system is quite delicate at this...
    bemyvalentine bemyvalentine 56-60, F 2 Responses Feb 10

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    The Teton Dam

    On June 5th in 1976 the dam broke in Southeast Idaho and washed away towns and communities all around where I lived at the time. Watching helicopters for weeks after fly over my house carrying dead cows is a vision that will never forget, or the fact that my grandmothers house...
    mtvlm mtvlm 41-45, M 1 Response Jun 13, 2009

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    I Survived

    will makes this short..i survived many attempts of suicide due to a deep mental illness..last attempt was with otc meds..been 5 years on this blessed day of May1 since my last od..do know there is help ou there..
    gogogil38 gogogil38 26-30, F 1 Response May 30, 2010

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    Last friday, people bothered me

    because i like girls and guys. They also called me fat, a loser....i was ready to give up. But my friend, Bella helped me. She reminded me that no matter how much people hate me, there will always be someone out there, and one of those someones was her. She said that she would...
    SuicidalKittens SuicidalKittens 13-15, F 1 Response Feb 18

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    Growing Up With Monsters

    hi....... my name is 12206951 That's my prison id number. Thats the name from which i was tormented for the last six almost seven years. For me growing up was more like growing down. from the time i was thirteen i found myself becoming more immature as children my age started...
    faithfullrecovery faithfullrecovery 22-25, M 2 Responses Jan 13, 2013

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    It'S Gonna Be A Good Book!

    I keep saying that I'm gonna write a book one day. It's gonna tell my journey in this crazy life. From the conglomeration of events that brought me into this world, to living under a bridge, homeless at age 6, to being a single mom at 18...all the way to wherever this road...
    mssjeb2000 mssjeb2000 36-40, F Apr 8, 2013

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    On 27th of May 2014 I tried to attempt suicide.

    I was home alone and thought "Now is the chance!" I took a lot of pills and then waited for death. Six hours later when mom arrived from work I was laying on my bedroom floor, all shaking and could barely talk I told her to call an ambulance. When the ambulance arrived they...
    bivikivi bivikivi 16-17, F Jun 29

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    I Survived, And Almost Escaped Many Things In My Life

    -eye surgery at 4 -almost drowning at 7 -a seizure at 8 -almost falling off a 100 foot cliff at 10 -being in a riptide at 12 or 13 -almost being run over MANY times, but especially this one time where I literally took one step off the road, and the car whizzed past me...going WAY...
    Naliruns Naliruns 18-21, F Jan 12, 2011

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    The Storms Are Passing...

    Sometimes I am caught up in a twist of winda challenge I not wish you to havefor if you aren't strongthis wind will take you upand throw you across the sea of darknessno matter where I landthe light still shines for mea lighthouse and the ends of the earthI follow iteven when I...
    bemyvalentine bemyvalentine 56-60, F 3 Responses May 10, 2012

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    He Nearly Killed Me

    he had his hands around my throat and it all went black ,im sure i died for a few seconds ..
    imstillhere imstillhere 26-30, F 3 Responses Sep 24, 2007

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    It's amazing how many things I survived.

    I attempted suicide various ways and didn't even reach a near point of death. I ate poison, tried choking myself, walk through a street that's always busy without looking both ways, went down a hill while riding a cruiser and jumped off to cause brain damage so I can die. It's...
    MariaAkumbaya MariaAkumbaya 16-17, F Sep 27

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    ...at Least For the Night

    Sitting, legs crossed, back bent, arms wrapped around with my chin resting on my knee… a tight ball, rolled small, trying to become invisible. The water as hot as I can stand, stinging, beating, scalding, cleansing the pain away. I don’t believe in a god but at this...
    mysplitpersonality mysplitpersonality 36-40, F 5 Responses Sep 12, 2007

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    Survival In The Desert

    I was stationed in the American desert for a couple of years and at one point, was required to take part in a desert survival course, with no prior instruction. Eight of us were loaded in a truck and taken into the desert. The sergeant in charge dropped each of us off at a...
    stankadiddlehopper stankadiddlehopper 51-55, M 1 Response Mar 30, 2013

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    Anniversaries. April.

    Love left. June heart attacks. Dates of several Deaths of pals forcefully forgotten. Ep made me remember. So i tried to forget again. Success on deaths. But not a love leaving or heart attacks. Sigh.
    Livyn4pals Livyn4pals 46-50, M Jul 12

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    Yea so I nearly drown. Got pulled out by a rip current and felt nothing until I realised I couldn't put my feet back on the sand that had recently been easily grasped as I was only...
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    About two weeks ago my now ex-boyfriend strangled me and knocked me around. He refused to let me leave, even though I begged and pleaded with him. When I tried to escape he...
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    About two weeks ago my now ex-boyfriend strangled me and knocked me around. He refused to let me leave, even though I begged and pleaded with him- he injured my throat so badly I...
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    Just this morning on my way to class, I lost control of my car and began skidding left to right as I tried to control it. I began skidding skidding on a grass incline and already...
    Giovanni96 Giovanni96 18-21, M Sep 28

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    Christchurch, New Zealand. 4 September 2010, a 7.1 magnitude quake struck near the city, unleashing a long sequence of earthquake aftershocks including the 22 February 2011 6.3...
    NZArmano NZArmano 36-40, F 1 Response Sep 29

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    My mother was diagnosed with Guillian Barre Syndrome this past Aug. Since then she has lost all function from the neck down, including her mouth. She has been on a ventilator and...
    anthonykoryn anthonykoryn 36-40, F Oct 1

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    WOW, THANK GOD FOR HELMETS .It was Oct 1st, 2013 I was on my Bike on a 2 lane Highway in Queretaro, Mexico going around 45mph, approaching a construction zone when a car slammed...
    apsguy apsguy 36-40, M 3 Responses Oct 6

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    I was in depression for about 6 to 7 months. I didnt even know i was in depression. But everything was just horrible for me. People were trying to help me. They knew what was wrong...
    indigoangel3 indigoangel3 13-15, F Oct 9

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    It's not always what you think. Sometimes it's worse than that. Sometimes your perpe'traitor' is family.
    khewster khewster 31-35, F Oct 13

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    I am still dealing with nearly a year of emotional abuse. but one of the ways I am dealing with it is through my art. If you would like to submit anonymous content for my project...
    insideourheadsproject insideourheadsproject 18-21, F Oct 14

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    I am still dealing with it. but one of the ways I am dealing with it is through my art. If you would like to submit anonymous content for my project check me out on facebook...
    insideourheadsproject insideourheadsproject 18-21, F Oct 14

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    I am still dealing with a year of emotional abuse. but one of the ways I am dealing with it is through my art. If you would like to submit anonymous content for my project check me...
    insideourheadsproject insideourheadsproject 18-21, F Oct 14

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    I am still dealing with it. but one of the ways I am dealing with it is through my art. If you would like to submit anonymous content for my project check me out on facebook...
    insideourheadsproject insideourheadsproject 18-21, F Oct 14

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    And want to speak to other women about it. It was the most terrifying experience of my life. One I didn't think I was going to live through at the time. It's funny how your mind...
    JJjenniejones JJjenniejones 41-45, F 4 Responses Oct 16

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    I was wondering wtf that rumbling was earlier O_o Thought it was construction
    ArrowPewPew ArrowPewPew 18-21 3 Responses a week ago

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    Hurricane Andrew in 1992..I lived in South Florida..that was a tough year.
    khewster khewster 31-35, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    Has anyone here ever lived through a broken engagement? How long did it take for you to get over it. Did you have a child together? My engagement was broken off by him. I didn't...
    secret911 secret911 31-35, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    My Mom is currently in the ICU in Buffalo NY. She started in the CCU on September 9th with Carbon Dioxide poisoning; a result of failing lungs from COPD. She is only 60 years old...
    diapaulj diapaulj 26-30, F 5 days ago

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    He was my boyfriend at the time, I suppose he thought because of that he had the right to, but he didn't did he? I was 16 when he did it, 2 years ago, it's a long time ago but...
    Llyla Llyla 18-21, F 3 days ago

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    After my father was killed my mom abandoned me . I was left to fend for myself at the age of 15 . I reached out to my uncle and asked if he would take me in and he turned me away...
    MaKogaJeBriga MaKogaJeBriga 36-40, F 3 Responses 37 mins ago

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    Tuesday. Survived a fall. Survived a summer. Got over a year here. Told mentor more about me which Didnt wreck mentoring much. Got shopping done. Used two real...
    Livyn4pals Livyn4pals 46-50, M Oct 14

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    blink 182, Adam's Song "I never thought I'd die alone I laughed the loudest who'd have known? I traced the cord back to the wall No wonder it was never plugged in at all I took my...
    PanicAtTheDiscount PanicAtTheDiscount 13-15, F Oct 4

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    In 2007 i had a near fatal car accident and since then I have came a very long way through painful therapy and walking with a cane for awhile. I now realize why I survived it, I...
    GeminiBae GeminiBae 36-40, F 2 Responses Sep 28

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    Ok so this is not related to my man, but i found this funny! The Perfect Joke Once upon a time a perfect man and a perfect woman met. After a perfect courtship, they had a...
    alyannj93 alyannj93 18-21, F 3 Responses Oct 1

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    We met briefly back in '80 I think. You were the young lady wearing that enormous duffle coat! I was the quiet,thoughtful lad. The one who had endless ideas whenever you put the...
    picklebobble picklebobble 46-50, M Oct 4

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    Symbiotic Relationships . Different forms of life are completely dependent upon each other. At the broadest level, the animal kingdom depends on the oxygen produced by the plant...
    Pahu Pahu 70+, M 4 Responses Oct 8

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    Symbiotic Relationships . Different forms of life are completely dependent upon each other. At the broadest level, the animal kingdom depends on the oxygen produced by the plant...
    Pahu Pahu 70+, M Oct 8

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    I HATE my grey hair . I know it's part of life , but I just hate it . I went trough something extremely bad and I have gone almost completely grey in just 3 months....in just 3...
    MaKogaJeBriga MaKogaJeBriga 36-40, F 1 day ago

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