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I Want To Help Someone In Need Because I've Been There Before

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 163 People

    Truckerdad

    hello again,see the thing that bothers me the most is that my wife,my best friend,has to work after she had triple back surgery,and her back is worse now,she takes so much pain pills just to work to keep a roof over us,i feel like such a failure,it kills me seeing her like this,i...
    truckerdad truckerdad 46-50, M Nov 25, 2009

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    Truckerdad

    hello,this is my story.It started about 14 months ago,I was driving a semi for a big company,I told the company that there was freon leaking into the cab,they told me not to worry,and i believed them.I was on my way to onley,tx. to pick up a load.I was driving and started getting...
    truckerdad truckerdad 46-50, M 1 Response Nov 25, 2009

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    My Fight Against Multiple Sclerosis.

    My name is Ashley Davis. I'm 24. I got diagnosed with MS this past year and I have been having a lot of problems. I write about it in my blog at mymsfightblog . blogspot .com Feel free to join it or add me on facebook. But I need help. I'm not who I was anymore. Not even a year...
    ashinchains ashinchains 22-25 Aug 1, 2011

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    I Love Helping Others

    i will help other people before myself because i know what its like to need help and not get any help!!=[ but as the years have gone by i find myself helping more and more people its just a joy to me i love it
    tatpole tatpole 16-17, F 9 Responses Nov 5, 2009

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    The Handwriting On The Wall

    A weary mother returned from the store, Lugging groceries through the kitchen door. Awaiting her arrival was her 8 year old son, Anxious to relate what his younger brother had done. “While I was out playing and Dad was on a call, T.J. took his crayons and wrote on the wall! It...
    vikasbhamre vikasbhamre 18-21, M Sep 11, 2012

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    I Have Found That

    as I have gone through my divorce that I can actually give people insight in dealing with theirs.  I wrote my thoughts about relationships recently and they were passed along to another person who suddenly finds himself in a divorce situation.  I'll talk to him...
    GoodMan67 GoodMan67 41-45, M Feb 22, 2010

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    ......i Want To...and Will......

    There are tymz u go on downward spiral, And pple including u can't understand how u got there.... There are tymz u search for valuable material from someone who's willing to share..... Sometymz it's just faith and trust.... from someone who's willing to dare.... Other tymz...
    Lexxis Lexxis 16-17, F 2 Responses Nov 7, 2009

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    I Still Love To Dance.

    I use to dance with my father and loved it. Then one day he ruined it. I never wanted him to touch me again. I was 7 years old and my daddy ceased to be....I started calling him by his first name. I still love to dance, because I deserve to dance. Why should I let someone who...
    karleighreynolds karleighreynolds 36-40, F 1 Response Apr 29, 2010

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    Teaching For The Future

    I have been offered an opportunity to travel to China to enhance the life of children through education, and the English language. Due to financial hardship I need some assistance to be able to fulfill this mission. I believe my purpose on earth is to help and encourage the lives...
    chelle2332 chelle2332 22-25 Jun 17, 2013

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    Truckerdad

    hello again,to finish my story.I was taken to the hospital was checked out,and after a day released,i had to drive home with the windows down.when i got home i was put in the hospital with pheumonia,i spent 3 days in.i got out and i had to go in for a hiatal hernia surgery,and...
    truckerdad truckerdad 46-50, M 1 Response Nov 25, 2009

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    mirrorimage99 mirrorimage99 16-17, F 4 hrs ago

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    sometimes it may feel what's the point, yet I know deep down it always has a reason, to all my madness and life's involvement of ****..
    raggedeagle raggedeagle 31-35, F 5 hrs ago

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    Every day when I wake up, I want to fight the world a little more. Sometimes, it's over the discrimination I face every day just for being a female. Sometimes, it's oppression I...
    EverlastingLara EverlastingLara 16-17, F 23 hrs ago

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    my wife left me after a long seven yr relationship for and re married 3mths lata
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    What better theme for a night-time story than one of love? It's such a long time since I've been writing in the night, last time I did was when I quit drinking, and I remembered...
    Fable Fable 22-25, F 1 day ago

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    THIS time i Won't go through that **** again...no one has a clue what is going on inside me bcs i always Act happy..except my doctor. But I'm focusing on recovery now and that's...
    nsameshit nsameshit 18-21, F 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    Nobody cares about your excuses. Nobody pities you for procrastinating. Noboby is going to cuddle you because you are lazy. It's your ***. YOU MOVE IT.
    BlackWidowBaby BlackWidowBaby 41-45, F 4 Responses 1 day ago

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    Embarrassed to say that I used to be a very Black and White type of person but now that I see the Gray and appreciate it a lot more now, it has made me a more open and better...
    spark16 spark16 26-30, M 2 days ago

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    I guess in many ways, I am a better person for it. I would never abuse a woman nor would I hurt someone weaker than me, just because I'm stronger. I care for nearly everyone in my...
    GrimMindControl GrimMindControl 18-21, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    It's been 9 months since I've come home from school for medical leave and i would love to say it's been worth it (from a medical view) but it hasn't. It's been worth it at the end...
    gottakeepyourheadup gottakeepyourheadup 18-21, F 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    I haven't had the worst upbringing, but I definitely did not have the "Leave it to Beaver" upbringing either, not by a long shot. I have had plenty of trials and tribulations...
    TW8NY TW8NY 41-45, M 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    Growing up I witnessed a lot more than I should have and grew up way to fast. My dad sold marijuana and was an alcoholic. He would come home drunk and abuse my mom. I was about 7...
    L48O1516S2342T L48O1516S2342T 18-21, F 11 Responses 3 days ago

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    Iv been beet and abused but ik that's in the passed and I have to keep going to make my life better
    paulsmith345 paulsmith345 16-17, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    "whatever doesn't kill u makes u stronger" I made myself stronger. I saved myself!
    QuanMarquis QuanMarquis 22-25, M 1 Response a week ago

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    I'm a very petite woman, 21. 5', 78lbs. My shoe size is still in children's. My back goes to my legs and my cup is a 34a. I can comfortably go in a training bra or completely...
    Awesg Awesg 18-21, F 13 Responses Jun 23

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    All the crap I've been through (which is very little compared to other people) has taught me quite a bit.
    Cosmic0Potato Cosmic0Potato 13-15, M Jun 22

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    I've been watchin' you from afar, for as long as I can remember You are all a real man can need and ever ask for this is love this is more than a crush It was Harlem at the Rucker...
    TheScorpio1966 TheScorpio1966 46-50, M 1 Response Jun 22

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    it takes being weak, naive and broken to become strong. it takes strength to admit when you're wrong & maturity to grow and change due to your mistakes and pain.
    Dawnn1e Dawnn1e 22-25, F 2 Responses Jun 20

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    I've been thinking alot lately about how I got to this point in my life. 2012 was my year to change everything. accepted into uni. moved in to halls. dealing with splitting up with...
    sammyjo963 sammyjo963 22-25, F 9 Responses Jun 20

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    I think I'm really unlucky, or at least this week in particular I'm having the worst time of it. I've been in two car accidents this week where I have been reversed into, my job...
    VoicesInTheShadows VoicesInTheShadows 22-25, F Jun 20

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    Some years ago I wrote an article about my first kiss on the beach on a sunset. It was really romantic, the guy I was with I thought of to be the one. He had all good qualities in...
    Hopu Hopu 22-25, F 3 Responses Jun 20

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    My experiences have made me a person that doesn't trust no one. It has made me second guess my second guess I don't know what sincerity is no more I don't know if people are...
    SineyElle89 SineyElle89 26-30, M 1 Response Jun 19

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    "Foolish" Some people say that I threw my brain away That I'm illogical and don't have much to say Some people say that it's foolish to believe In what we cannot see, so we're...
    zehero zehero 22-25, M Jun 18

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    I do not want to share everything and I have not let people in. For a long time I have struggled with myself and those around me. As a small child I faced abuse in ways no child...
    ReganTheBum ReganTheBum 18-21, F 5 Responses Jun 17

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    alot of ups and downs came in my life. some of them were like thunder .but i never gave up and belived in my self.... and still on my feet
    arslanrs arslanrs 18-21, M 2 Responses Jun 17

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    Happy ever after. We've all been taught that if you do it right, that's what you'll get. The girl, damsel, gets the Prince Charming, they ride off into the sunset, and live...
    aquiver aquiver 26-30, F 4 Responses Jun 17

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    I texted her last night when I was having a mental breakdown. This was her response and it will restore your faith in humanity: "First off never apologize to me for expressing...
    Scal92 Scal92 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 16

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    My dad died of a heart attack when I was 8 on Father's Day of 2004. I will never forget how empty and emotionless I felt for 3 years after. What I found to fill in that emptiness...
    cawnbread cawnbread 18-21, F 6 Responses Jun 16

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    pain makes us strong pain never lets us forget
    Jashinist1990 Jashinist1990 22-25, M Jun 16

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    "I have seen so many dreams wither before blooming In the sound of rustling dried leaves, plays the tune in pain In the sky, in the air, blasted hopes remain as mourning From...
    dreamydoc dreamydoc 22-25, M Jun 16

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    I was alone at Gym when my gym teacher came and the he helped me do some excersice with my legs and i was like o_0.And then he kissed me and I suck his **** and i am 12 years old...
    birthney birthney 13-15, F 14 Responses Jun 16

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    From being bullied in and out of school then from 14-16 getting Locke up for stupid *** reasons.. to now being recently kicked out by my mom for no reason. I know its making me...
    ipiceno ipiceno 18-21, M Jun 12

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