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

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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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    ......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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    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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    When I Help I Can Get In Touch With Me.

    The day before yesterday, I was somewhere and I was very upset, yet I could not cry, as I would have liked because I do not want to really show my frailty where a phone can ring and interrupt, or a door can be knocked on, or where it can be interrupted when I need to cry and...
    stigmafree stigmafree 31-35 4 Responses Apr 29, 2010

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    and i don't want to lie bout myself. If people don't like me its ok. I understand.
    yodatheching yodatheching 22-25, F Jul 31

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    I've been hurt. I've been raped. I've been bashed. I've been depressed. I've been torn. I've been broken. I'm still me. These things don't make up who I am, they simply helped me...
    Pickles0212 Pickles0212 18-21, F 4 Responses Aug 1

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    Getting really real here for a sec but I think that because of how I was treated by my family when I 'came out' I managed to grow a thicker skin. Because of it it's made it harder...
    Ailurus23 Ailurus23 18-21, M 1 Response Jul 28

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    But most things I've been through is some kinda out of my control... Anway I've been growing up with that, sometime I'll be all under my control
    KentVu KentVu 22-25, M Aug 12

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    I don't know where to begin.... My Mum and Dad were only 19 when they had me. They broke up when I was very young, but they were still civil for my sake. I lived with My Mum but...
    TheUnpredictable9 TheUnpredictable9 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 26

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    First a brief history of me so you can get to know the skeleton of my life, but not necessarily the essence. Life can still be a b-itch, but I love it anyway: it’s my imperfect...
    WisteriaGrace WisteriaGrace 51-55, F 3 Responses Aug 3

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    I believe everything happens for a reason; both the good and the bad. I have a pretty simple home life: my parents are still married, everyone in my house has a job, we have all...
    owens321bam owens321bam 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 3

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    At the time it was horrific - but now the dark chapter s are in the past, I can move on as a more powerful and wise person - and able to connect more closely to others. When...
    LiveTruthfully LiveTruthfully 16-17, M 1 Response a week ago

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    I really hate to be cheesy here, but I'd like to share my story. My parents got divorced when I was about four years old. A few years later, I started to pluck out my eyelashes. At...
    Jmm23 Jmm23 16-17, F Aug 12

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    Yesterday, some of my lifelong "friends" said some very very hurtful things to me. I won't get into the gory details, but it hurt. I learned some things from it though. For...
    reneeo11314 reneeo11314 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 23

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    I've always had a hard life. My mom became depressed when I was 8 and I had to take care of myself for at-least 2months and then my dad died in a wreck right before my birthday,my...
    Neonnightmare0 Neonnightmare0 16-17, F 3 Responses Aug 1

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    when I was little my parents were very well not good parents I would cry and they would send me away to a hospital pump me full of meds then send me home. when I was 12 I was...
    Yungbug Yungbug 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 22

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    There are times when I don't feel the love my father claims to have for me. Because I have my mom and step dad I don't have to let that weigh me down. I'm stronger now because of...
    PoisonIvy97 PoisonIvy97 16-17, F Jul 29

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    [You never know how strong you are, until being strong is the only choice you have.] Would you hold my hand If I saw you in heaven? Would you help me stand If I saw you in heaven...
    samemay54 samemay54 51-55, F Aug 11

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    I've you're ugly so many times that I've become immune to it! The thing that people don't realize is that diamonds always look rough on the outside until they are polished. But...
    BloodyVampire BloodyVampire 41-45, M 3 days ago

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    Over the past 29 years I have definitely been through some crazy stuff. I was born with the birth defect called spina bifida and have had countless surgeries and been in and out of...
    mattywheels25 mattywheels25 26-30, M Jul 23

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    In a world we live in today, it is difficult to see the good things in life when life only throws the bad things in our faces. It is difficult to know to whom you can place your...
    CelaRose1995 CelaRose1995 18-21, F 7 Responses a week ago

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    I was sexually abused by my stepfather when I was 9 years old. I am now 18 soon to be 19 and I can clearly remember how it all started. I lasted my head on his lap because my head...
    Esperanza95 Esperanza95 18-21, F 5 Responses Jul 22

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    I've overcome many adversities in my life but I feel like I am getting stronger every day and learning more about myself
    nemophilist8 nemophilist8 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 24

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    "We make plans, God only laughs." Biggest lesson I've learned from the death of my husband. It has become my mantra from then on. It fits my single-blessedness/widowhood even...
    samemay54 samemay54 51-55, F 3 days ago

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    I hate being called,"mam." I know it's a firm of respect but I'm only 27 and people think I look 20-24 usually. Some even said I look kike a teenager! Usually 19 ;) I don't get why...
    faerieshimmer87 faerieshimmer87 26-30, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    hey all ! ... this is important and big. can i have a small time of yours, just little.. few minutes.. i sign up here around a year back to share my story with people and i did. i...
    heartless2 heartless2 22-25, M Jul 22

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    Once their was a little boy. He grew up in a house with his Daddy and his Mummy and his sisters. One day the little boy saw the truth, when he was about six. He watched as his...
    TorchwoodBoy TorchwoodBoy 18-21, M Jul 21

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    I had suffered relatively little of life's loses. I had thought I was in control of my life until my husband passed away. Then I knew I most certainly was not. I was down on my...
    samemay54 samemay54 51-55, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I have to be strong , that's all I got left.....
    Selma40 Selma40 36-40, F 2 Responses 2 hrs ago

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    A little girl went to visit her father one day and did not return home to her mother. Instead her father and grandparents brought her to a new home in a far away country called...
    Zaha0710 Zaha0710 18-21, F 5 Responses Jul 21

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    im not someone who had it all when i was growing up. when i was 13 my world changed. my younger sister (who was 9)was taken to the hospital for chest pains. it was in that moment...
    katex93 katex93 18-21, F 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    "No matter what, once in your life, someone will hurt you. That someone will take all that you are, and rip it into pieces and they won't even watch where the pieces land. But...
    margai margai 41-45, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    All through your life when you live for others sacrificing every bit of your soul makes you reach that extreme and you say its enough now. Just need the wings to fly away and...
    longing4freedom longing4freedom 26-30, M 2 Responses Aug 13

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    Damn. Just when I thought life was finally in our favor, my whole world gets turned upside down 💔 tonight has been one of the hardest nights of my life and I'm not even sure how...
    reneeo11314 reneeo11314 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 26

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    Other people say when u r broken u can't stand back up for a while, but we say when ur broken u look up and smile and stand up because we are stronger than the people who hurt us...
    AwkwardM AwkwardM 18-21, F 9 Responses Aug 6

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    [Someone I once loved gave me a box full of darkness. It took me years to understand that this, too, was a gift. ~ Mary Oliver] If I should meet thee after long years, How should...
    samemay54 samemay54 51-55, F Aug 11

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    Sometimes we must be hurt in order to grow. Sometimes we must fail in order to know. Sometimes we must lose in order to gain. Because some lessons in life are best learned through...
    samemay54 samemay54 51-55, F 5 Responses 6 days ago

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    I feel that when something goes wrong everything goes wrong... i guess it like the saying "when it rains, it pours". If i can get through this without feeling sorry for myself or...
    ollie27 ollie27 18-21, M 2 days ago

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    ive been through a lot. every time something happens, i feel like a can deal with more.
    bowsandarrows bowsandarrows 13-15, F 2 Responses Jul 22

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    I have had lots of problems. There have been times so bad that I had to convince myself to keep going on. If things can not be any worse, they can only get better. Problems can...
    Amaaj Amaaj 46-50, F Aug 8

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