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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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    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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    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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    ......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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    As a teenager growing up in society, people don't necessarily see what it's like to go through some things that I deal with. In general, a lot of teens have depression. What kills...
    bemyforeverlove97 bemyforeverlove97 16-17, F 1 Response Feb 17

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    after 8 years of being with a man I met as a sophomore in high school when I was fifteen I'm now 22 and I've been through more than I've ever imagined. he cheated on me for 3 years...
    kjndlani1213 kjndlani1213 22-25, F 3 Responses Feb 9

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    It's funny how life goes sometimes. Two nights ago I got a phone call from someone who used to be my best friend for 12 years, He stoped talking to me about a year ago due to his...
    AstridPhotographer AstridPhotographer 22-25, F Feb 10

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    Yesterday I found photos of a naked women on his bed in my boyfriends, now ex boyfriends phone. I am of course heart broken but I am not at all surprised I said if I ever found...
    SeniaV SeniaV 22-25, F 6 Responses Feb 9

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    I've been through a lot in my life and have had a lot of illness, family and friend loss etc but I am far stronger and more focused because of those things which is the only good...
    Turnturn Turnturn 26-30, F Feb 14

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    IM BACK EVERYONE!!! i was gone for like months :( Right now, my life is going great. So I was raped a while back and got Pregers... Now I have a baby child that's six months old...
    Annaisdabomb Annaisdabomb 13-15, F 11 Responses 2 days ago

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    I've been a volunteer firefighter/EMT/recovery diver for 2 years and all the things I've seen and done have made a lot stronger. I've had to pull dead bodies from frozen lakes, cut...
    firefighter1122 firefighter1122 18-21, M 4 Responses Feb 14

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    people don't understand what they put me through. they see me and think I'm happy, that I would never attempt suicide, that I would never self harm. until my mom found out. I...
    eternitygoeson eternitygoeson 13-15, F 2 Responses Feb 17

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    I've been a volunteer firefighter/emt/recovery diver for two years, I've seen and had to do some horrible things, like diving to the bottom of a lake to bring up a dead child and...
    firefighter1122 firefighter1122 18-21, M 4 Responses Feb 17

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    I wouldn't know how to handle life and it's tough situations had I not been through what I've been through growing up. It made me who I am today.
    Born2Inspire Born2Inspire 18-21, M Feb 18

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    More than enough happened with me in last 2 months. At first I thought it's just destroying me. I became depressed and suicidal and a total loner. But then I begun to find myself...
    chocolateinmyblood chocolateinmyblood 16-17 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    I've seen things and gone through things I shouldn't have had to experience. Some days I wonder how I crawled out of the depths of hell with as much damage as I had, and how I went...
    Whathi Whathi 16-17, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    Every last one of my hardships in my life have shaped me to be the woman that I am today I don't regret anything that I've gone through because it taught me a lesson I hold my head...
    Shai75 Shai75 36-40, F 4 Responses Feb 5

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    I only live with my dad, am a only child, and I don't go to school. I've only lived with my dad for about 2 or 3 years but it feels like a lifetime. My mom died when I was 8 or 9...
    sierrastivers sierrastivers 13-15, T 2 Responses Feb 8

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    I feel like if I had known what I know now, my life would be different..I wouldn't say that it would be better because I don't have many complaints but I can certainly say I would...
    SimpliLovely SimpliLovely 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 9

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    I am a strong woman. I have been through mental and physical abuse, molestation, MANY years of self harm, a year of anorexia, and I was also forced into sexual acts. I have...
    MamaBreaABDL MamaBreaABDL 18-21, F 5 Responses Feb 16

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    I know I have been fooled. I am gay and a very shy person. I met this guy on line and he told me he was gay too. We clicked and talked for about a week. Yesterday he told me he was...
    EricRadliffe EricRadliffe 18-21, M 1 Response a week ago

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    Me and my two sister where very poor growing up. we had a alcoholic drug abusing dad who would sometime hit our mom. not come home for days. finally they got divorced. then it got...
    mommyyah mommyyah 31-35 2 Responses 3 hrs ago

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    Because every painful thing every un happy or hurt moment followed by every single tear has helped me to grow into the women I am today and brought me to where i stand this second...
    califaangel califaangel 31-35, F 4 hrs ago

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    I become me! Stronger, fiecier and lovelier
    aloneme79 aloneme79 31-35, F 7 Responses 14 hrs ago

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    I adore this!(: definitely a tattoo idea.
    jbnichole jbnichole 18-21, F 3 Responses 5 hrs ago

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    I told my bf what I'm going thru. He could never understand. He doesn't know what it's like to work because you have to. Or to not have what you want ever just what you need. It's...
    flamedvelvet flamedvelvet 18-21, F 2 Responses Feb 5

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    The best portion of your life will be small,nameless moments you spend smiling with someone who matters to you.
    AlphaLion AlphaLion 22-25, M 3 Responses Feb 10

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    My Mother's Betrayal-You say you loved me,Mommie Dearest. I am your first(surviving infancy) born. The first love of your life. You love me so much that you abandoned me when I was...
    OrchidOracle OrchidOracle 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 22

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    Today I was embarassed by my own peers, which call themselves my best of friends, why do people have a constant need to embarass others, I said no more than a thousand times, but...
    patricialeviana patricialeviana 16-17, F 2 Responses Feb 8

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    After feeling a victim for many years ( playing the victim, it is easier to be weak), I thankfully could leave miserabilism away ( it does not mean I see things in pink, I know...
    Danceofhours Danceofhours 41-45, M 2 Responses Feb 14

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    I had about 4 near death experiences one out of those fours had me fighting for my life.. if you want to know more what it felt like inbox me...it doesn't make me a better person...
    UrOneAndOnly UrOneAndOnly 36-40, M 1 Response Feb 8

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    my oldest brother's death. I always thought he was invincible and when he passed it hurt me to my heart.
    Shannon87 Shannon87 26-30, F 4 Responses Feb 4

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    I believe God wont test us on something that we cant handle.
    annaambrose annaambrose 16-17 13 Responses Feb 8

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    I dunno where my father is right now. He did not contact me for almost 8 years and then one day, we chatted. Now, for almost 2 months, He didn't contact me AGAIN. Ugh. Just wanna...
    hazel1228 hazel1228 18-21, F Feb 15

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    I been dating this guy a few years ago. we met in my country. and during the best time of my life. its so perfect. until he become so demanding to me and I can understand about it...
    Jasonaditya Jasonaditya 26-30, M 2 Responses Feb 17

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    I am stronger because of hard times... I am wiser because of my mistakes.... I am happier because of my sad experience ~ unknown~
    orchidangel orchidangel 41-45, F 1 Response 21 hrs ago

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