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

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 158 People

    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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    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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    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,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 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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    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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    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 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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    Darkness falls on another day And the light just seems so far away Am I here all alone? 'Cause it just feels so cold, oh so cold Is there more than what meets the eye...
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    I've become stronger in ways I had never imagined possible for me. I remember always watching showswhere people would beseriously ****** up after going through a life changing...
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    Being in a tough situation is not easy especially if that situation is still existing. Each one of us has our own ordeals, ghosts from the past and our down moments that sometimes...
    ShadesofWhite67 ShadesofWhite67 26-30, F Apr 14

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    Sometimes I ask myself what person I would be today if I wouldn't have lived the life I did. I'm grateful for everything I've been through. I struggled often and hard and there...
    mishale80 mishale80 31-35, F 5 Responses 4 days ago

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    And I've been through hell
    emyleejane emyleejane 26-30, T 3 Responses Apr 9

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    God gives his hardest battles to his strongest soldiers. I am the woman I am today because of all I've been through. I am happier, kinder and a lot more understanding of people and...
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    You people have no idea what I've been through
    photographyismylife photographyismylife 13-15, F 7 Responses Apr 16

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    Am Stronger Because of All I've Been Through
    hope1022 hope1022 22-25, M Apr 18

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    My life has been pretty tough, but I keep a positive outlook, determined to have a good rest of my life. My parents divorced when I was 2. While I was lucky that they put us kids...
    ashtonmallory ashtonmallory 18-21, F 6 Responses 1 day ago

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    Something happened at school involving a person I've known since kindergarten and have been friends since the start of middle school (last year), and another friend of mine. It isn...
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    My life has never been easy, but honestly no ones is. we all have had struggles and been through so much, that made us who we are today. My father left when I was 3, my mother...
    lisa82688 lisa82688 26-30, F 3 Responses 3 hrs ago

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    Aren't we all stronger because of what we've been through? Isn't that the point, from the moment we are birthed; to learn, grow, and improve ourselves based on our experiences? We...
    underlyinghonesty underlyinghonesty 22-25, F 2 Responses 18 hrs ago

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    I was in love with this woman who fell in love with me we work together at the library she was a janitor and I was the security guard it's a bad town that needs a security guard...
    dfries63 dfries63 46-50, M 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    I've survived cancer when I was vary little and lost two people close to me when I was around 10 or so. with those two things I often they make me stronger for sure.
    DML2451 DML2451 22-25, M 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    I thought I was inlove with this boy he was perfect when he was sober. We met at work his name was Ryan I broke my rule no dating employees but he was different. We worked...
    Dayday4204 Dayday4204 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 9

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    I have to adapt to life in countless ways. I've learned that if you don't adapt, and adapt quickly, you'll be miserable, filled with self-pity, and not be the person you were meant...
    stiltcourt stiltcourt 41-45, F 2 Responses Mar 29

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    My experiences I have been in recovery for 20 years I plan to open the house for women and children I need help with donations. Please send to 3958 West Cir., Decatur, GA 30035...
    1Beautiful 1Beautiful 41-45, F Apr 3

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    I may be a bit too strong because of it. My past is a dark place, it's had it's moments of good or great times, but always ends up in the darkness again. In my past I've opened...
    rockerstar rockerstar 26-30, M 2 Responses Apr 7

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    Gosh where to begin...I was raised in a house horrors...sexual anuse, physical and emotiona abuse...I grow up promising myself not to repeat the cycle. I marry a man who turned...
    deroH deroH 46-50, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    I was bullied two of my first acting coaches. One of them basically told me I had no talent every rehearsal and he even called me lazy without realizing how much work I was doing...
    IzzieO IzzieO 22-25, F 4 Responses 20 hrs ago

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    When I was 4 years old, my parents separated. my dad was an alcoholic, he used to beat my mom everyday. We moved out to Plymouth and got an apartment until we could get back on our...
    amberbell1001 amberbell1001 13-15, F 2 Responses Apr 8

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    I'm probably not the only one who feels SO strong that they're weak.I KNOW I can survive anything,any loss,most tragedies.I've had to pull myself through the flames so many times...
    jcnlitlbit jcnlitlbit 36-40, F 2 Responses Apr 8

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    ok here goes. Was treated badly as a child, then went into a violent relationship for ten years, then met a guy who became an alchoholic with him ten years, then met a control...
    moiramoira moiramoira 46-50, F 1 Response Apr 9

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    I've always thought that life is a test, and certain situations or hard times that happen test your character and make you who you are. It's weird but I feel like the more hard...
    AlexJM95 AlexJM95 18-21, M 3 Responses Apr 3

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    Of course . I would hope . Sometimes I feel like I've grown weaker but maybe I'm just Scared .
    Alylovespuppies Alylovespuppies 18-21, F Apr 8

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    Making mistakes and meeting the wrong people only made me stronger and more careful. I truly believe that we learn from our mistakes and that's what I've done
    mayyasothman mayyasothman 13-15, F 2 Responses Apr 8

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    There are numerous older men in the world who are single and seeking someone special in their life. For all such men, AgeMeet.com has been created as a reliable online platform to...
    caraccaa caraccaa 26-30, F Apr 7

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    I am hoping to find love once again, when I said I DO way back in Dec of 2002 I thought I would never have to search again. However may of 2014 those D papers came through the door...
    namgal namgal 46-50, F 3 Responses 13 hrs ago

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    my life is never easy, my parents are finding out more of me by the week. I am not of what I used to be, but that makes me stronger of what I am, and so are my friends.
    jackhack101 jackhack101 13-15, F 2 hrs ago

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    The things I have gone thru in my life looking back, has made menthe man I am today. They were tough times but not sorry they happened. They made me a stronger man emotionally and...
    Kman4You Kman4You 36-40, M 2 Responses Apr 8

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    I know myself better because of what you put me through. I know what I want and need. I know how I should be loved versus what you claimed was love. Thanks for being my lesson, now...
    Happinessismine Happinessismine 31-35, F 4 Responses 3 days ago

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