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I Thought I Was Tough

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    O Yes...

    Let me tell you I thought I was tough many times... But when it came up to me and my dad I was never tough... But one day he had crossed the line way to far.. He told me that he was going to hurt my little sister if I didn't shut her up... He was screaming at me... She just...
    XLunaXLovegoodX XLunaXLovegoodX 22-25, F 5 Responses Sep 5, 2008

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    AND Invincible

    Although I normally feel safe and invincible these days because I have these 13 guys (plus AC) that protect me at all costs,  I recently let a venomous person into my life that proved to me that I am not always safe and that I am not such a tough girl after all.  This...
    fungirlmmm fungirlmmm 41-45, F 18 Responses Aug 13, 2008

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    And Now I Know I Am

    I think that after two years of being treated like **** by someone who claims they love me and finally having no feelings for him; finding out that I have a few problems with getting something that I want more than anything; working in a school where a kid gets stabbed on my...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Aug 17, 2008

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    The Weakest One of All

    I thought I was tough. i was never riddled by thoughts of loneliness as a teen. I had friends in high school; quiet a few as i look back. I was the funny one, the one who made jokes and never seemed sad. My friends admired my capacity to be alone and not mind. i didn't pine for a...
    DarkPhoenix DarkPhoenix 31-35, F 2 Responses May 18, 2007

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    Sad Marriage

    i thought i can solve any kind of problems in my life. my friends told me i'm very strong inside.  how wrong they were!!! i've been married for little over 3 years and we have a 5weeks old son.  from the beggining of our marriage we rarely had sex. maybe once...
    wind wind 31-35, F 2 Responses Nov 9, 2007

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    I Was Wrong

    Today - about an hour ago, my husband came round. I have been so strong since we split, sure I've missed him but the tears never fell and my heart didn't break, until today. I was shocked to see him because I didn't even know he was back in town. He was at the door just about to...
    AWUK AWUK 26-30, F 5 Responses Aug 12, 2008

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    43rd post. Haven't written for a few days, and unfortunately I'm back to being in a slump. Not sleeping more than about 3 hours a night, and my mind is on fast forward with a...
    rana3434 rana3434 36-40, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Ok y'all excuse my rambling but as I am preparing to tell my boyfriend all of this I decided I'd tell y'all first as practice. (Not that it'll help any) My freshman year was...
    ThatGirl0610 ThatGirl0610 18-21, F 3 Responses a week ago

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    People tend to see me as sweet, shy, innocent, someone who doesn't stand up for myself. But if something doesn't interest me, I don't bother. This includes people. I'm not so good...
    sweetfreespirit sweetfreespirit 31-35, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I'm 1m75 and I only weigh somewhere around 46 kilos but I'm pretty tough! I can get up, dust myself off and get on with life. I'm not defined by any one thing that happens to me...
    Skjeggstad Skjeggstad 22-25, F 3 Responses Nov 20

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    People think I'm tough.. I'm actually really really sensitive.....
    Queennnnnnn Queennnnnnn 13-15, F 1 Response Dec 2

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    Basically, I have pale skin, freckles, pink cheeks, light brown, wavy hair and used to have light blue eyes but have changed to a more greyish blue now. But I'm way tougher than I...
    mejustbeingme123 mejustbeingme123 13-15, F a week ago

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    come at me an see if I'm tougher than I look
    theman89 theman89 22-25, M a week ago

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    17th post...Let me start this post with a little apology. I take antidepressants, and they have kept me from, metaphorically speaking, pulling the trigger. But one of the downsides...
    rana3434 rana3434 36-40, F 1 Response Nov 24

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    18th post. For anyone who has been following my posts this one is a must read. I am shaking and my hands are sweating bullets because I know this is the truth of it all. The actual...
    rana3434 rana3434 36-40, F 5 Responses Nov 24

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    My freshman year of high school was very tough for me. It was honestly the worst year of my life. Thinking back to when I was 14 seems like a lifetime ago, but really its not. It...
    mred55 mred55 18-21, F 4 Responses Nov 25

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    I went through grades 1-6 fearing the paddle greatly. I heard many kids take 3 loud pops in the hallway in elementary school, just hearing it was scary to me. When I entered middle...
    trent74 trent74 36-40, M 5 Responses Nov 27

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    A few times in life I have passed as a girl and each and every time it felt so right. Whether it was smoking in the bathroom or at the fox center, Because I was so thin, prior to...
    TranssexualMommy TranssexualMommy 36-40, T 1 Response Dec 1

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    When I was in the seventh grade I had a lot of friends. I wouldn't consider myself popular but I did have a lot of friends. However, I did have a lot of beef with other kids. I had...
    Redskinsfan600 Redskinsfan600 13-15, M Dec 1

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    So Saturday mornings. Knowing it was high risk time, I would come downstairs, keep my head down and be really helpful doing dishes and stuff. Then my mum would say she was off to...
    toiler toiler 41-45, M 3 Responses Nov 21

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    57th post..I said last post on Sydney siege one post ago, but I'm compelled to write one more. Final hostage count was 17. Crowds gathered at Martin Place in Sydney. Laying flowers...
    rana3434 rana3434 36-40, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    As of today I'm finally removing this person out of my life and heart for good he has been nothing but toxic for me and I'm tired of him using me when he wants too and the hard...
    allofme26 allofme26 26-30, F 2 Responses Nov 18

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    I had a rough childhood. During my last year of high school, it took a lot of help from some people who decided to step in and a lot of work on my own to get away. Some were just...
    justnicky justnicky 36-40, F 1 Response Nov 26

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    15 THINGS I HAVE LEARNED FROM ALL MY FAILED RELATIONSHIPS 1. Break-ups/separations/divorces are sometime unavoidable. There is nothing you can do to make sure it never ever...
    fullofmemories fullofmemories 46-50, M 4 Responses Dec 1

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    I can get through anything because I've been through a lot of things. There's nothing life can throw at me that I cant handle. I've come this far, giving up would just be a waste.
    thisISalessa thisISalessa 16-17, F Dec 4

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    Always dreamed of what it would be like, seems so great. I often find myself fantasizing about being female, even in my dreams. Only to wake up and realize that I'm still just...
    Cr1t1kal Cr1t1kal 13-15, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    In October, I saw my abuser for the first time in 11 years. I was adopted and my mothers first husband physically, emotionally, and sexually abused me. he is the root cause of most...
    cillasavage cillasavage 18-21, F 1 Response 12 hrs ago

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    I’m a nice guy who always has and will always finish last. It happened again and it really hurt this time it makes me cry. Theirs this customer that I really like at work. She...
    MadDog21 MadDog21 31-35, M 1 hr ago

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    I was new to the United States and didn't speak the language add to that that I was and still am shy. This girl would push me or punch my arm in the hallway for no reason. I try to...
    LunaSolTierra LunaSolTierra 31-35, F 2 Responses 3 hrs ago

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    well I'm back , and this time everything is not rainbows and flowers with my relationship . to make this short , my boyfriend thinks that I complain way too much now and that...
    bananasxoxo bananasxoxo 18-21, F 1 Response 12 hrs ago

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    When I was about 5-6, my mother and father divorced, and my mum got custody of me. Dad wasn't too happy, and he started threatening to kill us and stuff. Once he came over at night...
    sierralayne sierralayne 26-30, F 11 hrs ago

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    My best friend uncle made me dress a girl and raped me about two years For years I thought I was gay for liking it and enjoyed dressing as a girl
    sarahbethsarli sarahbethsarli 46-50, T 13 hrs ago

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    Well he was my boyfriend but then he hurt me.
    hurtandiapered hurtandiapered 16-17, F 1 Response 6 hrs ago

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    I was once happy and then lost my smile forever......
    exhuberantviolet exhuberantviolet 18-21, F 9 Responses 5 hrs ago

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    It was years ago, but it still hurts as if it were yesterday. I knew it was happening. I was in school, college, and I was doing very well. Our lives had diverged, it seemed...
    moonchild0315 moonchild0315 36-40, F 6 Responses Nov 18

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    9th post. My second daughter was born in 1997, very cute, but then again babies are so adorable. Their innocence always gets me. I discharged early from hospital, like I had done...
    rana3434 rana3434 36-40, F Nov 19

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    10th post. I feel so guilty sharing my story, as I feel like I'm dissing someone behind their back. I'm telling our story, but this other person can't defend themselves, so please...
    rana3434 rana3434 36-40, F 1 Response Nov 19

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    12th post. This one might be a sensitive topic for some people so you can give it a miss if you need to. By the time my second daughter was 2 years old the gambling and the abuse...
    rana3434 rana3434 36-40, F 2 Responses Nov 19

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    My mom died in a car crash when I was 10, I remember it very vividly, We were going to walmart and she said I could finally sit in front, it was so fun, I played around with the...
    LacyMaee LacyMaee 16-17, F 7 Responses Nov 19

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    Ok so I know this might sound crazy and most people will say I was dreaming (this is a possibility considering it happens when im asleep) but I need to tell someone so I figured id...
    LukePassfield LukePassfield 22-25, M Nov 19

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    I was in grade 3 my teacher was a Japanese American who have little tolerance for mischievous behavior. After lunch time I was a little bored and had a plastic spoon there was a...
    Kickingnscreaming Kickingnscreaming 56-60, M 3 Responses Nov 20

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    15th post. My panic attack yesterday left me emotionally and physically drained. The way I'm feeling today, there is no way in the world I am going to beat this fight. I would much...
    rana3434 rana3434 36-40, F 2 Responses Nov 21

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    16th Post. One of my favourite songs of all time is Free by Rudimental, but you really have to go into youtube and watch the clip to appreciate the song. The theme of the song...
    rana3434 rana3434 36-40, F 1 Response Nov 21

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    This happened when I was 14 and I used to live in America but now I live in the uk . I was walking home when I was grabbed and forced into a van . it happened so fast and I...
    JennyGirlxxx JennyGirlxxx 22-25, F Nov 21

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    As a child I was bullied from my first day at school in those days kids didn't get lifts you walked and in my case alone.The reason I was bullied was because my mum was disabled...
    danglybits danglybits 46-50, M 4 Responses Nov 22

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