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

My pain is my teacher 250 People

    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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    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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    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, 2015

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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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    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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    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 1 Response Jan 19, 2012

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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 Jan 20, 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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    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 26-30, M 1 Response Feb 1, 2011

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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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    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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    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 2 Responses Mar 20, 2015

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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, 2015

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    Not sure of it's a typical EP break or if I'm just growing up at last. I haven't been very active on here for a while...which happens. I like EP and the interaction on this site...
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