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I Think Life Is Trying to Break Me

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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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    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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    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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    So I Suspect

    But every time I manage to somehow mend myself. If people could see my soul they would see that it has become nothing more than tiny shattered pieces. These pieces are slowly being put back into place. Every time I get rebroken I begin to rebuild, I could not do this without...
    missymonkery missymonkery 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 11, 2009

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 2 Responses Aug 12, 2009

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    believe201427 believe201427 26-30, F 1 Response a week ago

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    Life is what you make it ❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️
    Jahhh Jahhh 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 27

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    Stop being sad, anxious, and frustrated. Moving on and creating new life. Losing weight and passing the important test.
    fitwealth fitwealth 22-25, F Apr 1

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    I Don't share stories so people Will feel bad for me, i post my stories to try to help You guys out. When i was 8years old my parents were divorced. When i was in 5th & 6th grade i...
    staystrongplease staystrongplease 13-15, F Apr 5

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    It's amazing how good you can feel when you meet someone new. The possibility of what could be and then you get close. You share your secrets and you think that person is going to...
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    Life is like a CAMERA! FOCUS on what's important! CAPTURE the good times! DEVELOP from the negatives And if things don't work out TAKE ANOTHER SHOT !!!!!!!!📷
    Sandyshaw13 Sandyshaw13 36-40, F 2 Responses Apr 8

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    Just thinking of what we SHOULD be doing with the time we are given or if we just decide and that's the beauty of it all. Should we always be doing something or is it okay to not...
    ForeverInTheMoment ForeverInTheMoment 16-17, M 5 days ago

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    Heatherbooboo Heatherbooboo 22-25, F 4 Responses 1 day ago

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    I want to mend it but I know I'll never have a chance to. You only realize what you have when it's gone.
    xcandyx xcandyx 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 27

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    primnproper primnproper 46-50, F 3 Responses a week ago

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    I just wish I could rewind that night
    ssingularrggirll ssingularrggirll 22-25, F 1 Response a week ago

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    So many differences. I wouldn't be overweight, would've had more friends, wouldn't be transferring schools, wouldn't of fell down a flight of stairs, wouldn't of got a concussion...
    snowflakekeri snowflakekeri 13-15, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    MissFortnight MissFortnight 36-40, T 1 Response 4 days ago

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    You've probably all seen me. Or at least read my posts. I want to write this, it'll be like one of those sappy #day32 things. These are my thoughts, pulled out and strung together...
    shadowgem shadowgem 13-15, F a week ago

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    It makes me sad to see how people live their lives being walked all over. How they force themselves over and over to try again to make something work. Even though in the back of...
    comfortdistortion comfortdistortion 18-21, F Apr 9

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    I live my life one breakdown or relapse at a time. I feel like I climb out of the depths of hell just to be pulled down by satan himself. I am ruled by the voice in the back of my...
    PanicAtTheDiscount PanicAtTheDiscount 13-15, F 3 days ago

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    I don't know what I want to do, what I can do. I don't know what I'm passionate about. I don't know my capabilities. I don't know what I should be doing for a living. I don't know...
    blackbirdie blackbirdie 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 1

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    He walked into the room and my heart immediately started beating quickly. I knew of him and his reputation, but it was the first time I ever seen him up close. That all sounds...
    Skinnylove29 Skinnylove29 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 27

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