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I Will Conquer This Vicious Cycle I Am In

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    My Vicious Cycle

    I was an unhappy kid, uncomfortable in my body, feeling alone in my family.  My parents met my basic physical needs but not much else and I was sexually abused by my grandfather.  In my teens I put on loads of weight and felt v unhappy and depressed.  I...
    loopy210 loopy210 36-40, F 1 Response Mar 1, 2009

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    With My Feelings And Relationships With Other People..

    Huh I deal with depression, anxiety, and some other things. There are times where I go from angry to happy in 5 seconds and it's confusing for me, for anyone around me that has to deal with it. With the relationships with other people, they're never actual relationships...
    LifelessSource LifelessSource 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 4, 2011

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    Circle Be Damned..

    I'm going to wave a magic wand and turn it into a square then ram it off a cliff.
    Littlemisssomebody Littlemisssomebody 31-35, F May 5, 2012

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    Cycles R Meant To Be Broken?

    I have always been abused in some form, but the only reason for that is because i have allowed it - subconsciously that is. Trust me - i have never wanted it willingly, however if u are reared with forms of abuse for years and years - u think that is how it is meant to be. I...
    Hertia Hertia 31-35, F 2 Responses Mar 15, 2010

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    I Came From Nothing To The Possibility Of Something Amazing...

    New guy here. I left school with no education and went in to a spiral of drugs alcohol and finally overdosed... This was all before I had even turned 18. So it was time for a change! I left the alcohol and drugs behind as best as I could since I was addicted more or less...
    1312015C 1312015C 22-25, M 3 Responses Mar 14, 2010

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    One Day

    One day,I hope,I'll conquer life,It's vicious cycles,Live again,Smile once more,And learn how to laugh.
    lazycrazybasket lazycrazybasket 46-50, M Jan 30, 2012

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    Brain Cootie Ranching

     So...I get to juggle major depressive disorder, PTSD that flares into life-munching virulence, a probable case of ADD inattentive-or that's what it looks like, allergies, asthma, and chronic sinusitis...oh, and a tendency to binge eat.Put it all under the heading of "crap I...
    hylierandom hylierandom 41-45 4 Responses Jul 3, 2011

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