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I Think Life Is Trying to Break Me

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    I don't know what it wants from me

    but its been testing me for a long long time now.Where do I start?My childhood ..screwed up..wasn't allowed to act like a child , lots of expectations..college days..was often misunderstood ..just cuz I was respectful ,people would think that I was shy n quiet type and my...
    Asadstory2tell Asadstory2tell 31-35, F 1 Response Jul 8

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    Life's Trying To Break Me

    Life's trying to break me,I'm sure it is,The **** it's dealt,Last seventeen months,Quakes and all,Close calls,Escapes,Was there alone,The big one hit,I think,Foreseeing it,made it worse,Knew it was coming,No one would listen,That fatal day,The cries,I heard,I'll never forget,With...
    lazycrazybasket lazycrazybasket 46-50, M Feb 2, 2012

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    Everytime.

     Anytime I think I'm beginning to figure things out, life pulls the rug out from under me.  Everytime.
    yeahyeahyeahs yeahyeahyeahs 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 13, 2009

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    Bullied At Uni...

    I'm in my second year now and i struggled all last year with acute depression. I have never ever felt bullied in my entire life, and the start of this year for some reason, the friends i live with have started to avoid me and not ask me to join them in social activities, and a...
    minnie92 minnie92 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 1, 2012

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    BUT It Won't Succeed

    I KNOW IN THIS LIFE I WILL BE TESTED UNTIL MY DEATH... THAT'S WHAT THIS LIFE IS, A TEST AND THE OUTCOME DETERMINES WHERE U WILL END UP ULTIMATELY, AND FOR THOSE WHO DON'T BELIEVE THEN IF I WILL IT SO WITH MY MIND THAT IS STILL HOW IT WILL BE, BUT I AM A BELIEVER AND I WILL BE IN...
    fukkboii fukkboii 36-40, F 3 Responses Aug 12, 2009

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    I feel like I am shut off emotianally.

    My father has stage 4 brain cancer. The tumor has greatly affected his speech and the drugs are having its side effects. He also is at a greater risk of heart attack and stroke because of a poorly placed filter that was supposed to keep his blod clots from his legs away from the...
    daviddaviddavud daviddaviddavud 16-17, M 1 Response Jul 8

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    Not Fair!

    *stands up, raises fist and yells at 'life'* Oh, no! You're not doing that to me. Well, you obviously are because you already have, but... Still not fair! Yes, I know he is ill. Not physically but mentally. And yes, I know he can not love me because he doesn't know what it means...
    JojaRodenaLente JojaRodenaLente 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 16, 2009

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    Yeah, It's Trying To Break Me

    and it's winning. I really don't know what to do about my life.
    UndergroundMan UndergroundMan 31-35, M 1 Response Oct 9, 2011

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    Yes It Is..

    Life is always trying to break me..It hasn't won not yet..but it's oh so close.. Here's a list of all the things that have happend to me in the past 3years. My sister died in a horrible car crash in front of me. My mother and father died in a crash soon after that. I was raped by...
    FeelingLikeACloud FeelingLikeACloud 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 13, 2011

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    Oh, Definitely.

    I truly cannot imagine how i could have had worse luck in life. I'm sure its fate, out there to get me... I'm fat, ugly and unloveable, i go to a school where everyone hates me and excludes me and spreads rumours about me..... Im bulimic, which means everytime a piece of...
    Liptongal Liptongal 16-17, F 1 Response May 29, 2012

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    Is It?

    i didnt have what i needed to be happy in the first place, but now im feel like im losing what keeps me sane and what holds me together. the people that hold me together are all moving on...moving away or just going down different paths in thier own lifes, im happy for them but i...
    username13 username13 22-25, M 2 Responses Feb 17, 2009

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    Too Late

    17years of abuse, never been wanted, still not wanted, no friends, family wish me dead, homeless, no permanent address, constantly moving around, never settling, self harming till the point it almost kills me, 11 suicide attempts, failing college, bullied, mental health problems...
    S33menow S33menow 16-17, F 3 Responses Oct 5, 2011

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    I Accept!

    Life, with all due respect...I accept the challenge. For I shall not lie among the broken but stand on these, my own two feet, my nose to the wind, this day and every tomorrow that is gifted me.
    deleted deleted 26-30 Feb 20, 2011

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