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I Use My Pain To Learn From It And Grow As A Person

My pain is my teacher 255 People

    What I Learned After Abuse

    After being in an abusive relationship, I appreciate myself, i learned to take care of myself and the importance of self love and selfrespect. He was a sick *** and ill make sure it never happens again, im my own bodyguard!
    Brickamees Brickamees 26-30, F Jan 21, 2012

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    I Do

    i am trying to use my pain as a learning experience. I am trying to grow as a person .Trying to become a better person by all the **** i have done and been through.
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jul 3, 2010

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    as a childhood rape survivor

    and a husband whos gone through the same, i have thankfully been able to work through my pain and regret and tried to help and talk and/or counsel people who need someone that relates. i understand the lasting scars and emotional damage it can do to someone.
    snelletrail snelletrail 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 20

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    Crying ?

    Pain and trials are only submitted to us in order to watch how our patience could be tested. If at first proof we begin to cry, no need to explain how the proof is lost. Better to have a bit set-back, a bit meditation and see the proof just as a schoolwork ! Best way to win in...
    juliegirlie juliegirlie 41-45, M 1 Response Jan 20, 2012

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    I was a person bullied at school

    and bullied at home and I keep letting it define me. I am finding a way to move on and grow from it and help others who are in a similar situation. I have to stop playing the victim card and move on. It is the past not the future. I am going to change the present to change my...
    nomnommings nomnommings 16-17, F Mar 20

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    If it were to come instantly,

    how would we ever learn? The old lesson. Pain, hardship, and struggle forge growth, strength, and insight. Often only the harshest lessons force us to change when we are locked into a negative situation. Life is beautiful in all it's ups and downs. To be able to appreciate it on...
    NewEra0916 NewEra0916 26-30, M Feb 9

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    Marrying My Darkness.

    I have decided to marry my darkness. I think it's important to remember your dark days. Why forget them completely? I'm not saying sit there and think about it all day, but just remember what you've been through. I think it's ok to look back once in a while and see where you've...
    OnMyTippeeToes OnMyTippeeToes 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 19, 2012

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    Perseverance...

    It may seem weird to thankful for pain, but without it I wouldn’t know how to persevere. Without challenge...struggle...loss, I wouldn’t know my own strength. If I was never down on my luck, I would never know how to rise above. It’s during times of adversity when we...
    kittysoftpaws kittysoftpaws 36-40, F Mar 13, 2013

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    Bleeding Pain For Beautiful Gain

    Memories bleeding inside causing a poison to seep through your veins, consuming you with a fierce blazing rage of pain that, if you don't talk about it, will eventually control you and make you possibly bitter and shrivel up inside, that feeling of hollow ghost walking around...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Aug 22, 2012

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    2 AM and she calls me 'cause I'm still awake,

    "Can you help me unravel my latest mistake?, I don't love him. Winter just wasn't my season" Yeah we walk through the doors, so accusing their eyes Like they have any right at all to criticize, Hypocrites. You're all here for the very same reason 'Cause you can't jump the track...
    Ladyjane10 Ladyjane10 46-50, F Jan 1, 2014

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    Joy

    it peirces your heart like a sharp blade of ice, freezing your insides till all your awae of is a pain and the knowledge that you are loseing your self. it cuts you open and lets the old feelings slowly seep out, leaves you empty and in desperate need of warm arms to wrap you...
    DarkAmber DarkAmber 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 5, 2010

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    My Pain...

    the pain is here to tell me I'm still alive, alive to fight another day, alive to reveal and turn the page, alive to reveal itself, alive , because the pain reveals the most truth.see the scars behind these eyes, the sting of daylite, the changing tide, horizon haunt me no...
    supermist supermist 46-50, M 2 Responses Sep 16, 2011

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    Wisdom....

    I think that is one of the greatest things a person can learn. Pain can be a good thing or a terrible thing.On one side, it can destroy us if we let it, but on the other hand it can be something that helps us grow. I think you can look at pain from two different view points...
    TheWanderingSupertramp TheWanderingSupertramp 22-25, M 1 Response Feb 1, 2011

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    I have learned that I come accros as a person that lost the love of his life judging by the things I write and I don't mind people thinking that. I have lost a person I care a...
    GuiltBear GuiltBear 31-35, M Apr 8

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    Many things have happened in life. I learned and in a way it shaped me into the person I am so I am grateful for everything that I've experienced both good and bad
    mattywheels25 mattywheels25 26-30, M Apr 7

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    I think everyone, even if they seem like a bad person, has some great lesson they have learned and can teach you. :) my old best friend and I had so many fights, but she's taught...
    fawnathewolf fawnathewolf 13-15, F 13 hrs ago

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    Each low I experienced, and there have been some really deep, taught me some of the most valuable lessons which have helped me become a better and stronger person. Regretting the...
    deleted deleted 26-30 a week ago

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    if people quit trying to out do others. if they quit comparing and start listening. if they practice sympathy .... maybe just maybe we can learn and evolve.
    shyshewolf shyshewolf 70+, F 1 Response 10 hrs ago

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    i was gone for a lil bit but im back now and i want some synesthetes as friends!! hit me up!! my name is cassie :D
    kinkystapler kinkystapler 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 30

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    who wants to argue about the colors of sound? :p
    kinkystapler kinkystapler 18-21, F Apr 9

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    Most failures have led me to be better
    cbcs cbcs 31-35, M Apr 10

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    hit me up synesthetes!! im a friendly cali girl looking for platonic synesthetic friends! :)
    kinkystapler kinkystapler 18-21, F Apr 12

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    Recently, I was in a Liquor store, buying the booze that I would need to make my parents' favorite drinks. I saw a sign that said, "Buying Tobacco for Minors could cost you. It's...
    gingershuman gingershuman 36-40, M 1 day ago

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    I always do this. I watch and observe what other projects are doing and see the outcome and take notes in my head.
    peppit peppit 36-40, M 1 day ago

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    energymustmove.worpress.com sharing my wisdom
    energymustmove energymustmove 18-21, F 1 Response 15 hrs ago

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    "Just Yet" I wanted to say "I am not the person I want to be." EP offered me up this group instead. And after the typical feelings of "Why doesn't EP ever have what I'm looking...
    shannonymous shannonymous 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 14

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    Many people, obviously the whole world, wanted to be a better person for themselves. However, there are many who didn't make it. Some of them made it and prove themselves to be a...
    Megumi07 Megumi07 16-17, F 2 Responses Mar 27

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    I might seem like a little silly and innocent person but I think I'm not ..I have done lots of things that had upsetted God and led to me experiencing hell at jobs and life...
    restlessuk restlessuk 31-35, F Apr 5

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    I think my mum who doesn't sound like my real mum really hate me ... It is a long story but since I existed I feel rejected by her and the way she talks to me and treat me shows...
    restlessuk restlessuk 31-35, F 4 days ago

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    Nothing stays perfect forever. I have learnt that the hard way. Whether it be a family member, a friend, a situation...nothing stays good forever. People change and time moves on...
    cupcakes1995 cupcakes1995 18-21, F Apr 10

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    It's been some time now ...I often wondered why it ended so quickly after 15 months together my last love , I gave my heart to her, we had no fights I thought things were working...
    joophomme joophomme 46-50, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    In many ways I am. I had very thinking day where I taught about so many things. It started with my morning when our house almost burnt down. And I met new people and someone...
    Blueberrybliss Blueberrybliss 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    For all the suicidal and self harming people out there. Stay strong please stay strong, life is full of ups and downs so some day life will give you all an up and you all will be...
    demonswithin demonswithin 18-21, M Mar 26

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    When u get used to talk to that person everyday watch movies together & everything, & then you're not that close anymore :( I miss my best friend she's the only one I feel good...
    CherryBlossom019 CherryBlossom019 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 30

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    I just wanna learn from some of the stories here . :)
    amtired amtired 22-25, F 3 days ago

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    I found out what my sources of constant pain steams from. unwashed recently diagnosed with multiple sclerosis
    throughthelookingglassxx throughthelookingglassxx 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 4

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    Sometimes I genuinely think we're programmed by school and TV/music and advertising to expect too much from another PERSON. Then life happens and we hopefully wake up to being more...
    sahmmama sahmmama 22-25, F 4 Responses 1 day ago

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    So often now, children as young as 10 are on phones, iPads, modern technology.. Young girls are using make-up so quickly, young children are already swearing! I think that this...
    RhinosaurusRex RhinosaurusRex 18-21, F 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    I'm not sure if I have MD. Hello, so I'm new to this site but have seen it around for quite some time. As I've done random searches on the internet, I came across this and thought...
    WardenChult WardenChult 18-21, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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