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I Think Words Can Heal Or Wound

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    ChakraSolipsismMGP ChakraSolipsismMGP 56-60, M 1 Response Mar 31, 2010

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    Yes

    Words can have a significant effect on people, I know. I was put down verbally at home and school growing up and nearly commited suicide just so it would stop.
    asert12345678 asert12345678 31-35, M 1 Response Jul 19, 2012

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    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Mar 22, 2013

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    Words

    Words,They can heal,Or wound,Depending,What's said,Ads to effect,Use 'em wisely,That's my advice.
    lazycrazybasket lazycrazybasket 46-50, M Dec 5, 2011

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    Painful

    Nothing can hurt me more than a few select words. Growing up I was subjected to violence on a daily basis - the bruises healed, the pain subsided from cuts and grazes, hair grew back from where it was pulled out...... but the words rattled constant in my mind reminding me of...
    MementoMori1983 MementoMori1983 22-25, F 4 Responses Nov 24, 2009

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    I Have Felt Both

    I know because I have been on both ends, receiving and dishing them out and I know the pain I have caused in moments of anger. Now i simply strive to not have to apologize any more than I really should have to by trying to act accordingly!
    deleted deleted 26-30 Mar 17, 2011

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    Seeen The Destruction They Bring

    I have for many and many years seen the torment and hurt words have on a person...since counseling people in my early 20 to even now..... the words spoken in anger and trying to control a child, to the way people speak to their husbands and wives...... children say it to other...
    PoppaBear53 PoppaBear53 56-60, M Oct 1, 2011

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    (:') um.. using google translate) :') um, I know i never felt like this before, I love him so so much that I don't know how to think, and I don't know it just this is the first...
    Blazingdragon Blazingdragon 13-15, M 1 Response Aug 24

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    Just Give Me A ReasonHow easily do miscommunications happen between people, especially when emotions are involved? I think this song tells the story well. I know I can relate...
    livelaughlovedream3 livelaughlovedream3 41-45, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    "You Promised" She was crying out my name Standing in the driveway Little bare feet wearing her cotton dress in my way I still see the rain chasing tears down her face It was...
    shimmersandsparkles shimmersandsparkles 26-30, F Aug 7

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    There are so many health benefits related to nudity, it would take too long to list them all. But if you're willing to do a little research, you'll find out how much nudity is...
    BLACKTIGER75 BLACKTIGER75 36-40, M Aug 11

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    "If he catch me with you, he Gon kill us. These hotel rooms is looking to familiar. Your love is so so serious , boy you keep me coming back that is.. I be with him thinking of...
    Teeze22 Teeze22 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 2

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    Well, I think some people have known about the mis-communication between me and a fellow Ep member. Well,well,I never thought some people on Ep really need help,clinical help...
    fuglygirlonthebench fuglygirlonthebench 18-21, F 4 days ago

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    We have to start being honest with ourselves... We shouldn't judge by race or gender but by individuals. Women can be the most illogical and devious beings just as much as men and...
    ValhallaAwaits ValhallaAwaits 18-21, M 1 Response 18 hrs ago

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    DON'T PLAY GAMES, IT'LL BE DANGEROUS IF YOU **** ME OVER, CAUSE IF I GET BURNT IMMA SHOW YOU WHAT IT'S LIKE TO HURT, CAUSE I'VE BEEN TREATED LIKE DIRT BEFORE YOU. AND LOVE IS "EVOL...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Aug 3

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    We had a rare friendship one i know I'll never find with another person. If you've ever watched grays anatomy then you know gray and yang called each other their "person" well he...
    shimmersandsparkles shimmersandsparkles 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 7

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    We see things from our own perspective, takes talking, and a little bit of appreciation, so stop the hating, so we can finally quit the debating, like if i **** on you, my day in...
    heyyo1234 heyyo1234 22-25, M Aug 9

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    "Keep Me In Your Heart" Shadows are falling and I'm running out of breath Keep me in your heart for awhile If I leave you it doesn't mean I love you any less Keep me in your...
    angelicsmiles angelicsmiles 31-35, F 2 Responses Aug 22

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    ''When you Go'' Only a moment ago we had nothing but time Everything lasted forever and you were all mine Only a dream I know Thinking you'd never go Tearing off pieces of myself...
    angelicsmiles angelicsmiles 31-35, F 3 days ago

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    I hate this town, it's so washed up And all my friends don't give a **** They'll tell me that it's just bad luck When will I find where I fit in? I hate this town Cause no one can...
    CallMeChelsea CallMeChelsea 16-17, F 3 days ago

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    "Why you rushing me baby? It's only us, alone No I don't wanna die tonight baby So let me sip this slow.. I'll give you what you called for Just let me get in my zone.. & Ive been...
    k1ngtutt k1ngtutt 22-25, M Aug 8

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    Baby, now that I've found you I won't let you go I built my world around you I need you so, Baby, even though You don't need me now. Baby, now that I've found you I won't let you...
    metaphornographic metaphornographic 18-21, F Aug 9

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    "He ain't feeling anything. My love, my hurt, or the sting of this rain. I'm living in a hurricane, all he can say is, 'man, ain't it such a nice day.'" -"Dead Flowers" by Miranda...
    lp1989 lp1989 22-25, F Aug 11

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    I love you lord, apparently so much I can't bear but show, the true honesty, her sweet lips that you blessed my heart with, lovely little lady with high hopes and dreams, crushing...
    heyyo1234 heyyo1234 22-25, M Aug 17

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    Fear is ever changing and evolving And I, I feel so alive Nobody can save me now, The only sound is the battle cry Is the battle cry Is the battle cry, Nobody can save me now...
    TheOneAndOnlyZella TheOneAndOnlyZella 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 17

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    You shout it out But I can't hear a word you say I'm talking loud not saying much I'm criticized But all your bullets ricochet Shoot me down, but I get up I'm bulletproof...
    MayaMoonShadow MayaMoonShadow 16-17, F Aug 18

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    I feel it everyday it's all the same It brings me down but I'm the one to blame I've tried everything to get away So here I go again Chasing you down again Why do I do this...
    MayaMoonShadow MayaMoonShadow 16-17, F 2 Responses Aug 18

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    I pick up the phone to call you and remember, you don't want to hear my voice....I put your number in to text you and remember, you don't want to talk to me...I find myself doing...
    Godsmack23 Godsmack23 31-35, M 4 days ago

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    I am trying to keep a positive outlook on things. I should really be pretty happy. My life is not a bad one. I have all of my limbs, and they all work pretty well. I still...
    milehighHeartbreak milehighHeartbreak 31-35, M 2 days ago

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    "Studies Show... Intelligent girls are more depressed Because they know What the world is really like Don't think for a beat it makes it better When you sit her down and tell her...
    thelastfirstchoice thelastfirstchoice 13-15, F Aug 6

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    In my case at least it did. I skipped a year in middle school, I always scored high A's and my mother teaches at the same school as I went to. NOT a good combination. I recently...
    hannahvolk14 hannahvolk14 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 18

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    Lol. Most of my loves had less. And coped. Wanted me to be happy more. But never had my coping flaws. So me knows brains make pain. Analysis. Humane ethics...
    Livyn4pals Livyn4pals 46-50, M 2 Responses Aug 6

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    Yeahhhh, I think this is my problem. I am so intelligent it just leeches out of me. Because I am so smart, my mind is racing I every direction - nothing is hid from me, I see it...
    thecheapsuitchronicles thecheapsuitchronicles 61-65, M 1 Response Aug 6

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    When you know more then your counterpart it can be a little bit straining on you because its hard to find anyone that can relate and im just here to tell you that i can relate and...
    heyyo1234 heyyo1234 22-25, M 1 Response Aug 9

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    If anyone needs to talk or vent or has suicidal thoughts or feelings then I can try to help you. Anyone can message me, I'm almost always on my phone and will do my best to answer...
    CatWithScars CatWithScars 13-15, F Aug 11

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    There are 4,409 members jt this group as of 4:23 a.m. on August 17th. I wonder are we all the brilliant tortured souls we think we are? There's got to be a few dumb narcissists in...
    LIZard0121 LIZard0121 16-17, F 2 Responses Aug 17

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    maybe it's true. Intelligent people often are more sensible than others, so they can suffer more...
    Enjoyyourlife Enjoyyourlife 26-30, M Aug 18

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    We are all sinners. amd deserve to spend eternity in hell. All of us have sinned. If you lie once, you are a liar. If you steal even time by wasting it, you are a thief. If you...
    KuroFox KuroFox 13-15 Aug 19

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    When i look into my mirrors i see thy reflection growing thinner, growing darkness in my chest, would wish those compliments i get was what i saw in my pictures, __(set some...
    heyyo1234 heyyo1234 22-25, M Aug 1

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    So don't fall in love, there's just too much to lose.. If given the choice then I'm begging you, choose to walk away, walk away don't let it get you~ Terrible Things - Mayday...
    EnigmaSings EnigmaSings 22-25, F Aug 2

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    True friends are hard to find like buried treasure
    heyyo1234 heyyo1234 22-25, M Aug 8

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    Life withers away anyways, might as well live it according to the goodness of your heart and play your cards right, not everything is for you
    heyyo1234 heyyo1234 22-25, M Aug 8

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    Wait till I get you alone, in a room and were together, Ima lotion you up, pour a bottle of whine, lets whine then dine together, from the rose pedals to the floor your bodily...
    heyyo1234 heyyo1234 22-25, M Aug 9

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    I am in love with what we are Not what we should be And I am, I am starstruck With every part of this whole story So if it's just tonight The animal inside, let it live then die...
    metaphornographic metaphornographic 18-21, F Aug 14

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    I thought I knew it allI've been through the highsSaid all my goodbyesLearned to run before I learned to crawlIt's not worth fighting forIf one of us is sureAnd one of us is...
    greeneyedlady72 greeneyedlady72 41-45, F 2 Responses Aug 14

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    You don't got to be afraid anymore, of feeling inadequate, like you just don't belong, well then if chivalry is dead, I'll be the one to bring him back to you, until all those...
    heyyo1234 heyyo1234 22-25, M Aug 17

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    'With you I'm alive. Like all the missing pieces of my heart, they finally collide' -Sad Song, We The Kings.
    ForBetterOrForWorse ForBetterOrForWorse 16-17, F Aug 19

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    I'm only up when you're not down. Don't wanna fly if you're still on th