I Think Words Can Heal Or Wound

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 228 People

    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

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

    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

    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

    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
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    deleted deleted
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    1 Response Mar 22, 2013

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