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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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    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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    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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    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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    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Mar 22, 2013

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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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    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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    When you're back in your old neighborhood The cigarettes taste so good But you're so misunderstood You're so misunderstood There's something there that you can't find Honest when...
    madelineD17 madelineD17 18-21, F 15 hrs ago

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    I agree that it certainly can, but it has to come from the right person, or be projected onto the right person. If some strange person who gives me the creeps tries to flirt with...
    iSpyce iSpyce 26-30, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    Irrumare I'm just a girl stood in front of a gent trembling as I imagine him peeling off my knickers. I'm just a girl unable to relent as he strips away my mask and brushes...
    JosephinaBallerina JosephinaBallerina 31-35, F 24 Responses 1 day ago

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    "Little girl terrified She'd leave her room if only bruises would heal A home is no place to hide Her heart is breaking from the pain that she feels Everyday's the same She...
    itsCassidyG itsCassidyG 13-15, F 2 days ago

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    "Never Had A Dream Come True" S Club 7 Everybody's got something they had to leave behind One regret from yesterday that just seems to grow with time There's no use looking back...
    NewBeginnings77 NewBeginnings77 31-35, F 2 days ago

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    There's a time to pray, and there's a time to fight. Anything can be a weapon if you're holding it right.
    DrLizzyFreud DrLizzyFreud 26-30, F 3 days ago

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    Have you any idea What it's like to be me Watching you succeed and move forward All my wasted time, tensing in anticipation My thought process Full grown and worthless Safe...
    PulsingUlcer PulsingUlcer 22-25, M 3 days ago

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    Put your lips close to mine As long as they don't touch Out of focus, eye to eye Till the gravity's too much And I'll do anything you say If you say it with your hands And I'd be...
    gingershark89 gingershark89 26-30, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Providing you understand that it will go no further, and if you have a partner (wife hubby etc) you dont do anyghing to disrespect or hurt them, it can and normally is harmless...
    Dasha11 Dasha11 56-60, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Women usually think guys have a "type". I'm one of those men who can appreciate all different kinds of women. My favorites are (in no particular order): Busty/BBW Petite/Skinny...
    Mg7785 Mg7785 26-30, M 5 Responses 4 days ago

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    "Stranger than your sympathy And this is my apology I killed myself from the inside out And all my fears have pushed you out And I wished for things that I don't need (All I...
    MDaddysGirlM MDaddysGirlM 22-25, F 5 days ago

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    How To Turn Six Dollars Into Six Thousand Dollars: I found this on a bulletin board and decided to try it. A little while back I was browsing through newsgroups just like you are...
    manusundr manusundr 46-50, M 5 days ago

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    heck, this is where I met my "sister," so yeah, you can. it just depends on who you meet and who you are.
    Redmoon383 Redmoon383 18-21, M a week ago

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    I don't think I can truly love anyone. First off, I'll keep this as short and to the point as possible. I've had three very serious relationships in my life. Each one of them ended...
    Squilliam27 Squilliam27 18-21, M a week ago

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    No, more like I KNOW you can't handle me. I'm 1.000% sure you can't handle my dry humor or my stubbornness. ;) Good luck trying though.
    OrochimaruSama92 OrochimaruSama92 22-25, F 1 Response a week ago

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    Night time sharpens, heightens each sensation/ Darkness stirs and wakes imagination/ silently the senses abandon their defenses/ Slowly deftly music will caress you/ Hear it, Feel...
    OnA440 OnA440 41-45, M Aug 20

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    What can I say, he makes me happy. He makes me feel alive, like I can take on the world. I will meet him soon enough.
    HeSetsMeOnFireAhh HeSetsMeOnFireAhh 36-40, F 2 Responses Aug 19

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    This song reminds me of my ex so much. And he is even from California. What are the odds? https://youtu.be/6bA1bbe7ywo "She's So California" She's a warm summer breeze with...
    ArlingtonRose ArlingtonRose 36-40, F Aug 19

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    Ok, so this is hard for me. I've bene talking to this woman, let’s call her 'B' for a few months now. I thought we were getting on well, there was a lot of fondness in our words...
    Valthegreat Valthegreat 41-45, M 9 Responses Aug 19

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    Words of hope, words of tears, words of fear and words of being here... We read as if we hear, we write as if we talk.. We fear as all gone... Why people behave differently after a...
    riti2190 riti2190 22-25, F 2 Responses Aug 18

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    I think you can And I feel you can. Im in situation right now where I care a lot. The struggle is how do we meet??? In time it will work out well see.
    Averageguy41011 Averageguy41011 41-45, M 5 Responses Aug 17

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    I've said it once, I've said it twice, I've said it a thousand fcking times That it's okay That it's fine. Now this has got the best of me and I can't seem to sleep. It's not...
    chuunibyoux chuunibyoux 18-21, F Aug 15

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    Goodbye, my almost lover Goodbye, my hopeless dream I'm trying not to think about you Can't you just let me be? So long, my luckless romance My back is turned on you I should've...
    TheRebel99 TheRebel99 13-15, F 2 Responses Aug 14

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    Love can be a very strong word and it really is... a strong and wonderful thing...a feeling people crave and work for, we all need love in our lives ...in the shape of a hug, a...
    SolitaireGent SolitaireGent 41-45, M 2 Responses Aug 14

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    There are numerous older men in the world who are single and seeking someone special in their life. For all such men, AgeMeet.com has been created as a reliable online platform to...
    allisoncc11 allisoncc11 26-30, F Aug 13

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    Idk. You can want them. I honestly don't know. I've told a lot of people I loved them and I probably meant it at the time. But I just don't know. The connection for real love...
    bethanyy1738 bethanyy1738 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 13

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    Ever since I was about 7 years old, about a year after my grandpa passed, I was very quiet and distant. Then, at about 10, I discovered the world of poetry. That eventually led to...
    LoneWolfGamer185 LoneWolfGamer185 13-15, M Aug 13

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    Evanescence - Lithium    Lithium, don't want to lock me up insideLithium, don't want to forget how it feels withoutLithium, I want to stay in love with my sorrowOh, but...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Aug 10

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    Lyrics are words. The tune just helps set the mood
    MysteryGirl2012 MysteryGirl2012 26-30, F Aug 10

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    I don't believe in destiny Or the guiding hand of fate I don't believe in forever Or love as a mystical state I don't believe in the stars or the planets Or Angels watching from...
    alteregoeleven alteregoeleven 46-50, M 3 Responses Aug 10

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    I think intelligence leads to overanalysing everything. Constant scrutiny and second guessing yourself, and it eventually destroys your emotional health. I do wish I could like...
    imrightherehello imrightherehello 18-21, F 4 Responses Aug 9

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    "Every drop of Flame, Lights a Candle in A Memory of The One Who Lived inside My Skin" -Audioslave 'Shadow on The Sun'
    Dvex Dvex 41-45, M Aug 8

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    "Too bad you make mistakes; too bad I can't relate."
    nickels513 nickels513 26-30, F Aug 8

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    I don't know why I feel/think this but I do, to me every lyric has a meaning and is powerful. When the singer sings the song.. you should/can be able to feel the emotion there were...
    gabii354 gabii354 13-15, F Aug 7

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