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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 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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    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 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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    Related Experiences

    But hopefully, we all improve as a result of the challenges we've faced, right? So I've been divorced and a single parent, so have millions of other people. So what if my ex...
    ThirtySevenX ThirtySevenX 46-50, M 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    I I've definitely been through some crazy stuff in my life, but that just made me a determined person, a courageous person and an ambitious person. I am a better person because of...
    mattywheels25 mattywheels25 26-30, M 2 Responses May 7

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    My name is emerald I'm 18 years old and I live nowhere and everywhere I've been like this since the age of 12 with no mother no father and barely any family I think it's made me...
    Ladystone Ladystone 18-21, F 6 Responses May 10

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    I've been fighting low self esteem for 4 years and just last year over coming it all. I hated myself due to my skin color and went through various amounts of suicide attempts. I've...
    kashaleea kashaleea 16-17, F 17 Responses May 18

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    Sometimes I fantasize about a better life with a different, more loving and normal family, but honestly they have sculpted me into the person I am today. I have had to grow up fast...
    lukesdeadpenguin lukesdeadpenguin 16-17, F 2 Responses Apr 28

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    I like to make what I've been through brief. Cancer and the death of two young nephews. And I don't like talking about either of those.
    DML2451 DML2451 22-25, M 1 Response May 8

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    I've been through a lot for one person.. Won't go into detail, but it has made me strong and independent. I'm proud of who I am today.
    aliceinwomderland aliceinwomderland 31-35, F 3 Responses May 14

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    I was pregnant , and now since my baby was born , I feel so happy and feel stronger Bc after all what I've been through , now Ik who the real people are and who aren't .
    ASA15 ASA15 13-15, F 2 Responses May 18

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    Your Scars Aren’t You Struggles are just part of growing up. They’re part of living. Everyone has them, whether it’s physical, emotional, financial, family or relationship...
    kiarrafire kiarrafire 18-21, F 1 Response May 7

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    I guess I thought I was, but maybe I'm not. I'm feeling very sad and very suicidal right now. It's taking an effort to not just scream or slit my wrists. And I feel so stupid. But...
    xPrincessMia xPrincessMia 18-21, F 8 Responses May 10

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    i have been married to a man from Senegal West Africa for 12 years. we have an 11 year old child. we have been separated for 2 years and will be divorcing soon. i just found out...
    htoure21 htoure21 31-35, F 4 Responses May 15

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    Nightmare. I had many many bad experiences starting when I was a baby. We are very poor that milk was scarce and I feed on rice juice or warm water. We sleep in dirty places, I got...
    angel30xx angel30xx 22-25, F 3 Responses May 1

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    Suffering in Silence I’m the girl everyone envies-smart, pretty, financially stable, American. I have the “good life.” Like any other “suburban brat,” I annoy people...
    kiarrafire kiarrafire 18-21, F 3 Responses May 7

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    5 years ago I felt isolated and hurt by bullies and now I leave school on Friday. I'm so proud of all the effort I have put in to prove people wrong and I am really proud of myself...
    blueworldsapart blueworldsapart 16-17, F 8 Responses May 18

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    Someone fake can inspire you to be real. Someone with 2 faces can inspire you to show your real one. Someone closed-off can inspire you to be open. Someone detached can inspire you...
    kiarrafire kiarrafire 18-21, F May 7

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    To anyone struggling with depression and especially you men out there. I am here to encourage you to never give up. It has now been seven years since I was in the fight of my life...
    Mac7777 Mac7777 46-50, M 10 Responses May 13

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    Through the good and the bad we become well rounded individuals. Don't always view every negative as a negative but as ana compliance by when you make it through. All our...
    ForTheFallen ForTheFallen 22-25, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Breaking up is hard to do..... Just broke up with my gf of two years. Truly believe she may have been my soulmate, if it were just us. My kids didn't like her which was a huge...
    KRam42 KRam42 41-45, M 6 Responses 4 days ago

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    Pain thought you lesson.. Sometimes it is what you need in order to understand and accept the truth. Behind the pain and the aches lies the memories, experiences, that moment...
    deleted deleted 26-30 May 6

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    For 7 years I was in an abusive marriage. I am just now getting out of it. Although I wish I could start over and do everything differently, I am so happy that I can now help...
    AllieLeigh AllieLeigh 26-30, F May 8

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    since the new millinium my life was a roller coaster fun at first with my young mind i travelled many countries many cities i never thought i could visit at such a young age and by...
    afmi123 afmi123 22-25, M a week ago

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    I like a lot of have a tough life I just want it to be over
    tonjam tonjam 46-50, M 2 Responses Apr 29

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    I probably write a book on my life but it's already been written Mommie Dearest with Jo Crawford not complaining of my life but I am Who I am because of my experiencs, I am...
    dear491 dear491 56-60, F 2 Responses May 1

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    When I was 15 I lost one of the most important people in my life as his partner murdered him. We have never been able to prove the death of him but we know what happened. I am now...
    Babushka9 Babushka9 18-21, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    This past year has been the worst and hardest of my life. Between severe marital issues, my father passing away, children leaving the nest and a few other things. Back in August I...
    orchidangel orchidangel 41-45, F 6 Responses May 3

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    it hurt me everyday when i realize no body cares about how you live even when you have nobody to make you happy
    Jimmy341 Jimmy341 46-50, M 3 Responses May 6

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    To all those who judge me from what you "heard"..walk in my shoes for a day..i guarantee you would fall then scream your lungs out with tears pouring down your face then run home...
    NjJ7 NjJ7 18-21, M 2 Responses May 9

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    When i was 6 my dad left without a word When I was 8 my dad's family threatened to firebomb our house so we move in with our Nan. When I was 9 our old house was repossessed and all...
    OlliePolly OlliePolly 16-17, F 5 Responses May 10

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    Nope. I'm exhausted of trying to be stronger than I feel ...
    redDya91 redDya91 22-25, F 3 Responses May 10

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    You do not have to be good. You do not have to walk on your knees For a hundred miles through the desert, repenting. You only have to let the soft animal of your body love what it...
    ifeelachangeinthewind ifeelachangeinthewind 22-25, F 2 Responses May 17

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    this may sound dumb and dramatic to you but it's true and this really did hurt me deeply. but when I was 12-13 I had this awesome friend. he was my best friend and we were friends...
    shamrok11 shamrok11 13-15, F 3 Responses May 19

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    Just trying to be the best man, human being and person I can each and every day to make my daughter proud. Always trying to be a better person tomorrow than I was today.
    Kman4You Kman4You 36-40, M 3 Responses 6 days ago

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