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I Think Words Can Heal Or Wound

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Lyrics *are* words. Sheesh.
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    I don't have to say anything, I'll send you the link for the song & everything I wanted to say is right in your ears ...... I think that's the way it should be :)
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