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I Was Helped By Helping

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    1997

    It was August 1997. I had been suffering depression for over 13 years. On occasion I felt all-out "attacks" from Satan (that's my explanation) but I was also beginning to "feel" God's presence again after many years of not sensing much of anything from Him but condemnation...
    LivingDavid LivingDavid 46-50, M Jan 18, 2013

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    She Saved Me

    I went out to help, and she saved me.  She sat me down and her one simple question, turned my life around, each of her words still echo in my mind and act as a barrier not allowing the destructive element of my life back.  In her words I regained my life, my health and...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jun 27, 2008

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    The Best Thing You Can Do.

    i had been in dark despaire for so long.then i met a woman who was havinng terrible hardship.i helped her.then i help some other people.i noticed that it bhelped me .i talk to other about what has happened to me through my life,in oder to try and help them.i may not always...
    ghostofmyself ghostofmyself 36-40 Apr 4, 2009

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    4th of July

    Had an extremely busy day, started  about 6:30, woke up so depressed I wanted to get in my car and just drive away... the kids,3 plus family's were coming to have dinner,swim,fireworks the whole nine yards. I get like this every so and so.. I missed my husband so much I...
    grams grams 56-60, F 6 Responses Jul 8, 2007

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    Related Experiences

    i keep passing over this experience as i feel embarrassed or maybe ashamed that this is even a part of me. i was good at hiding this side of me from the time i was seven years old...
    trailsonrails trailsonrails 51-55, M 1 hr ago

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    I enjoy helping others, especially those who have become close friends through mutual help and understanding in the course of time. My closest friendship started when I met a...
    haraldr haraldr 70+ 1 Response Aug 31

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    I love helping people, even though it takes everything to do it. Once, my friend's biology notebook was missing on the day before her exam and she called me to check if her note...
    CrazyStar137 CrazyStar137 13-15 Sep 5

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    I'll make this quick; 2009 hysterectomy, led to laporoscpy, Dr nicked colon didn't catch it, 48 hours in ER dying, emergency surgery, 6 more surgeries including ostomy reversal...
    jgrover123 jgrover123 36-40 Aug 20

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    I woke up an hour ago from sleeping since saturday night... its monday morning. I am sick and on my period-- not helping. i couldnt even get up to let my puppy outside to use the...
    knbrickh knbrickh 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 25

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    Helped this old lady cross a busy today, she was by herself and carry her groceries, she was so grateful as how there are still honest people in the world today xx
    chikkiebabe chikkiebabe 13-15, F 7 Responses Sep 5

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    Iv helped my first love and ex many times even when it hurt me to I did
    babycakes1970 babycakes1970 18-21, F 12 Responses Aug 18

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    I try to help I try to make people happy I do care I don't need to focus on myself I'm sorry that sometimes I'm gone that day, but you can always text/message me and I'll get it...
    MsLouisLane MsLouisLane 13-15, F 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    I really love to help,but I'm sad when that person I helped doesn't even know how to appreciate their own life..
    princejayvee princejayvee 26-30, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I am 25 going to be 26 this november. I never worried of what i am because have been to many worst things in my life which i was thought about lif. I have been practising the...
    blackytale blackytale 22-25, M 4 Responses Aug 28

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    Really I'm feeling so happy & enjoy to helping other . By the way i have a simple goal in life "to share love & helping other" Any one can share my message ?!
    Ali2202 Ali2202 22-25, M 2 Responses Aug 20

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    It's fun to me cause in making somebody happy. If it's helping a elder with grocery bags or helping with kids. Doesn't matter how hard the work is all my reward needs to be is a...
    countrygirlISTaylor countrygirlISTaylor 16-17, F Aug 20

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    One of the many things I like doing, is helping others. I LOVE helping my friends out, when they need advice! If I help others, to me, it makes me feel so HAPPY! If everyone around...
    LaBrenditaa LaBrenditaa 16-17, F 2 Responses Aug 24

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    I saw a man waiting in line, yet isolated from the queue. I noticed he had skin lesions on the face and on the arms. He was silent, unmindful of stares from the crowd. When it was...
    samemay54 samemay54 51-55, F 16 Responses Sep 8

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    I am a happy person myself, and I hate to see people feeling down and wanting to kill themselves.. The other day I took a walk do the seafront and noticed this guy sitting on the...
    PurePositive PurePositive 18-21, M 2 Responses Aug 27

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    I love helping others. Just because my life was terrible doesn't mean others need to be the same
    anestacia anestacia 16-17, F 2 Responses Aug 30

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    I enjoy taking care of others that are in need. Im currently in school for nursing. Ive had a lot of experience taking care of the sick. The problem now is i dont think i could...
    Ashleymil Ashleymil 18-21, F 2 Responses Sep 3

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    What is better than being in love? Helping others find love and be happy. I believe that every woman's capable of creating the love life she's always wanted. I've been on more...
    chloeloveactually chloeloveactually 26-30, F 1 Response Sep 4

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    I love helping others it's a part if life
    Amberpeacein Amberpeacein 16-17, F 4 Responses Aug 22

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    I have the sweetest neighbors. They have been married for 60 years. The wife is confined to a wheelchair now, and the husband is still healthy and spry. He enjoys working in his...
    Bikinigardener Bikinigardener 46-50, F 2 Responses Aug 25

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    Ever felt like you fail at making people happy? You do everything for them. You give them support, love, cheers, smiles and EVERYTHING you can, but you realise that they won't be...
    EarlPhantomhive EarlPhantomhive 18-21, F 3 Responses Aug 29

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    Helping others gives you some sort of self satisfaction and a feeling of happiness occurs within you 😊 Isn't it?
    roniethesexyguy roniethesexyguy 22-25, M 2 Responses Aug 31

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    *Do you know you can help others without doing anything? *Do you want to Unlock your potential? ^_^& Break your shyness. ? I am here to help^_^you. I will help you get rid of your...
    abdulazizalmass abdulazizalmass 22-25, M Aug 31

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    God has given me a passion for people, whether it's drawing them closer to Him, helping them lose weight, or just giving them someone to talk to. I could never settle with being...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Sep 2

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    Helping others makes me feel good about myself :) making others smile will make you smile too! & it's good to be praised and appreciated :) x
    Abbierose93 Abbierose93 18-21, F 3 Responses Sep 2

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    I love helping people no matter what. A lot of my friends come to me about anything such as boyfriend troubles, make up tips even, family problems. If anyone has any problems just...
    alleycat888 alleycat888 13-15, F Sep 2

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    when I grew up I when through a lot of Sh*t that I wish I got help with. I always end up helping others though, even if I don't like them. I also don't like asking for help much...
    Emprosium Emprosium 18-21 Sep 3

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    I thoroughly love and enjoy helping others. I am a very good hearted woman and love to help others when in need with a problem; even the most difficult.
    maturemominbackyard maturemominbackyard 46-50, F 3 Responses Sep 7

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    It is undoubtedly very rewarding and even if I get tired when helping others the feeling is so good that the physical tiredness is nothing...I also think that if we all made the...
    genesis99 genesis99 22-25, F 2 Responses Sep 7

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    I absolutely love helping other people. I try my best to give my best advice. For the past couple of years I've wanted to become a psychologist but unfortunately that won't happen...
    sugarcakes143 sugarcakes143 18-21, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    Helping people is makes me feel great. I am a nurse and love to help people heal and feel their best.
    deleted deleted 26-30 5 Responses 5 days ago

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    I absolutely love helping other people with anything, I can't say no but the problem is I can never follow my own advice
    liveandloveat21 liveandloveat21 13-15, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    I met a man on a dating site. As soon as we met, we hit it off. He was single, after getting a divorce from his wife of fourteen years. But as the relationship progressed, he would...
    mumziiii mumziiii 36-40, F Aug 18

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    I saw the same guy who attacked me in November, about 4 months ago in public. I was walking down the street with my boyfriend at that time (now hes my ex) and as I turned to stop...
    Canadianchick94 Canadianchick94 18-21, F 14 Responses Aug 23

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    With Asher's Limo you'll by no means have to worry about designated drivers or hailing a taxi, Asher's Limo's expert services features a chauffeur who can get you property Risk...
    Lestermg94 Lestermg94 31-35, M 1 Response Aug 31

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    I have a friend, who I will call Melissa (not her real name) who has more than her share of challenges in life. I have known her most of my life as we attended the same grade...
    ginger1979 ginger1979 41-45, F 1 Response a week ago

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    It doesn’t issue in which you are located or how big the world is where you conduct organization—local, regional, nationwide or global—we will help you satisfy...
    Lestermg94 Lestermg94 31-35, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I had just gotten done scrubbing our downstairs white tiled floor. I had a tiny section left and he was helping a little bit here and there, etc. We started having a convo about...
    vonbender2010 vonbender2010 22-25, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I really wanted to do something to change the world for the better. I found this organization called Children International. At first, I thought it was a scam (it's sad that scams...
    ThereToCare ThereToCare 26-30, F 5 Responses Aug 22

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    Довідка No matter whether prostitution is authorized or not has ``little if any impact on the size of the sector'' however it does affect the health of...
    Peternhj Peternhj 31-35, M 1 Response Aug 26

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    Obliterated Heart He loves me he says. I know I love him. I knew that sorry wasn't going to do it. He use to care, he use share his feelings with me, but the love he use to give...
    natashaxxs natashaxxs 31-35, F 2 Responses Aug 31

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    This is what I found, posted one year ago. Things have changed, but I believed we would be the ones to work out. "The One The Works Out Sometimes it works out. I'm a work in...
    chasinglesun chasinglesun 18-21, F 3 Responses Sep 1

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    I'm a very simple person. I love to see the smiles of the street children. Talking to them and giving them food is real joy to me. Last week, I was out of town and walking in the...
    lemongrass09 lemongrass09 46-50, F 7 Responses Sep 2

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