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I Think Words Can Heal Or Wound

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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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    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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    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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    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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    Western Washington Weather News Casters (my Minority)

    I'm a person who hates the Clear and Sunny Days. Loves Storms and Winter like conditions of the Weather. Hates Temperatures above 70 degrees. I Dislike ... 'Spring', 'Summer' and 'Early Fall That Still has Mild Summer/Spring Conditions'. As soon as it's fully like 'Winter...
    ChakraSolipsismMGP ChakraSolipsismMGP 56-60, M 1 Response Mar 31, 2010

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    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Mar 22, 2013

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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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    ppl are so sensitive in this country , and they dont wana hear anything that said about Canada.Regardless how much truth might be behind what you're saying.The old Canada, friend...
    3mjay 3mjay 26-30, M 1 day ago

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    I do think that flirting can make for a brighter day. I used to work in the bar business years ago when I was young. It was fun being in that environment, especially being a single...
    miryam57 miryam57 56-60, F 4 Responses Oct 31

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    I think I can have many EP friends. I have learned elsewhere in my life that it is possible to have many friends. I just can't over think it. Friends are people you allow into your...
    tryingagainII tryingagainII 56-60, M Nov 11

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    I think you can write a better story than this one. Sometimes all someone needs is a challenge to get them started. The first step might be nothing more than - "I dare you to do...
    tryingagainII tryingagainII 56-60, M Nov 10

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    Those three words/Are said too much/They're not enough... (Chasing Cars, Snow Patrol) I feel like this is very true!! Way too any people just casually throw around the word Love...
    Blujay02 Blujay02 16-17, F 1 Response a week ago

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    "Three Cheers For Five Years" I swear that you don't have to go I thought we could wait for the fireworks I thought we could wait for the snow To wash over Georgia and kill the...
    RememberingSunday22 RememberingSunday22 36-40, F 2 days ago

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    It makes little difference how many university courses or degrees a person may own. If he cannot use words to move an idea from one point to another, his education is incomplete...
    expressomarkie expressomarkie 46-50, M Nov 15

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    Today in my class at its collegiate classroom. The Professor has a ethnic background that derives itself from Asia, so learning the course material was not only important, but...
    Jrock91 Jrock91 22-25, M Nov 12

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    Every time our eyes meet This feeling inside me Is almost more than I can take Baby when you touch me I can feel how much you love me And it just blows me away I've never been...
    Sirwithherkey Sirwithherkey 31-35, M 1 Response Oct 28

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    she was precious like a flower She grew wild, wild but innocent A perfect prayer in a desperate hour She was everything beautiful and different So what made you think you could...
    Snnowflake Snnowflake 26-30, F 1 Response Nov 5

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    Angels or Devils by DishwallaThis is the last timeThat I'm ever gonna come here tonightThis is the last time - I will fallInto a place that fails us all - insideAnd I can see the...
    DNightTrain DNightTrain 26-30, M 1 Response Nov 15

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    Hubby dedicated this to me? Mhm http://youtu.be/2b5cJoyCT7E Alex Clare - the war rages on War Rages On You'll be on my side Through it all Through hard shapes on team We...
    MeSolumRelinquatis MeSolumRelinquatis 31-35, F 1 Response Nov 18

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    It goes to show, I hope that you know that you are What my dreams are made of Can't fall asleep, can't fall asleep I lay in my bed awake, in my bed awake at night As I dream of you...
    officialwanderer officialwanderer 16-17, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    ... but if you can find a reason to stay I'll do whatever it takes To turn this around I know what's at stake I know that I've let you down And if you give me a chance Believe it...
    officialwanderer officialwanderer 16-17, F 3 days ago

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    And you don't seem to understand, A shame you seemed an honest man. And all the fears you hold so dear, Will turn to whisper in your ear And you know what they say might hurt you...
    dat1kiid dat1kiid 16-17 1 day ago

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    I don't really quite know why I keep going back to this song but I find myself looking for it every time I have felt low of late. I guess I will figure out eventually... so this is...
    angelicsmiles angelicsmiles 31-35, F 2 Responses Oct 30

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    I laugh every day with my two boys. we play fight, pin each other down for tickle fights and give each other, dare I say it, a wet willy. Not sure if this is just a local thing or...
    Movingon45 Movingon45 41-45, F a week ago

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    ya it's pretty clear, I ain't no size 2, but I can shake it, shake it like I'm supposed to do. cuz every inch of u is perfect from the bottom to the top. ya my momma she told me...
    demongirl666 demongirl666 22-25, F 3 days ago

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    Women goes through lots of tough times. In my country, boys have to go for national service but girls don't and boys are like, ITS NOT FAIR! Let me tell you boys,95% of what...
    MayDiana MayDiana 16-17, F 2 Responses Nov 5

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    ever since I could remember, feels like I've been depressed & full of anxiety all of my life. I don't get along w/ many, feel empty. I've been in therapy, forced to therapy by my...
    Msxxv Msxxv 16-17, F 2 Responses Nov 11

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    I think it's really annoying sometimes when you have to dumb your self down so others can understand you. It gets frustrating at the least, boring and tiring. I hope to meet like...
    Lifelover38 Lifelover38 18-21, M 3 Responses Nov 18

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    Buying people flowers can brighten people days
    lorrena19 lorrena19 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 1

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    So these r my eyes. Yes they are brown eyes. Ok so eyes can say a lot about someone but idk what they say about me. So these r my eyes.
    liajip liajip 13-15, F 2 Responses Nov 8

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    whoever says money can't buy happiness,is wrong,i mean would you rather cry in a Bentley or a rundown car?i mean come on,money is the key to almost everything!without it you can't...
    lifelesspie lifelesspie 18-21, F Nov 11

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    I personally have not experienced this, but I believe it can happen.
    beautifulsunrise beautifulsunrise 36-40, F 2 Responses Nov 11

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    It is said that the eyes are the windows to the soul. It is awesome to read the reactions of others from the one place they can not hide their feelings, their eyes. When you see...
    NewReasoning NewReasoning 41-45, M 2 Responses Nov 14

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    Like a book.... Looking into a persons eyes, you can see pain, love, lust, happiness, wonder, confusion, etc.. Its amazing how much you can learn without one word spoken...
    SweetEmotions SweetEmotions 36-40, F 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    You know the times you listen to songs just because you love the songs but with time you would have such awesome memories that you dont want to move on. Does anyone get teary eyed...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Nov 3

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    "I find it kind of funny, and I find it kind of sad. The dreams in which I'm dying, are the best I ever had."
    HiImEnis HiImEnis 16-17, M 2 Responses Nov 8

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    How unfair, it's just our love Found something real that's out of touch
    Snnowflake Snnowflake 26-30, F Nov 11

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    Journey-Separate Ways? My Pandora Radio is magic, it always knows. Great song, very fitting I guess , very fitting. The future always clouded, variable because of choice. Let it be...
    NewEra0916 NewEra0916 26-30, M Nov 13

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    Linkin Park~Faint. I will not be ignored lol
    NewEra0916 NewEra0916 26-30, M 2 Responses Nov 13

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    Na na na na na na na na na na na na [x2] I guess I just lost my husband, I don't know where he went, So I'm gonna drink my money, I'm not gonna pay his rent (nope), I got a brand...
    RememberingSunday22 RememberingSunday22 36-40, F Nov 17

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    You don't know **** You don't know **** About me you don't know **** **** **** Don't know a god damn thing about me
    Deathisblack Deathisblack 13-15, F 6 days ago

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    Oh What a Niiight...Late November back in Oh Fourteen...
    SShawnO SShawnO 41-45, M 5 days ago

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    10 months sober, I must admit Just because you're clean don't mean you don't miss it 10 months older, I won't give in Now that I'm clean I'm never gonna risk it The drought was...
    boley1501 boley1501 22-25, F 4 days ago

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    Nobody said it was easy It's such a shame for us to part Nobody said it was easy No one ever said it would be this hard Oh, take me back to the start.
    XMissunderstoodx XMissunderstoodx 22-25, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    Its enough for me that I have come to love you, I see Because the heart I have could only want you I just want you to remember Even if it takes forever I would wait until the...
    officialwanderer officialwanderer 16-17, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    In your arms I'm someone new With ever tender kiss from you Oh, must confess I've been blessed God gave me you to show me what's real There's more to life than just how I feel And...
    officialwanderer officialwanderer 16-17, F 3 Responses 1 day ago

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