I Wish People Will Realize How Their Words Can Sting Others

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    Even Innocent

    Even words that seem to be innocent on the surface can be deceiving, It can hurt people bad falling for lies pretending to be the image of goodness... I have seen this, been victim to it myself... Do not for one second believe that only bad or harsh words can harm... Even those...
    indigowitch indigowitch
    22-25, F
    Jun 11, 2012

    Joking Hurts

    I actually just had an experience with this tonight.. I took my daughter and her friends to the mall to do some shopping for a friends birthday. On the way home they were joking and carrying on but some means words were said in a joking manner, however my daughter was beginning...
    12bellarose12 12bellarose12
    41-45, F
    Aug 22, 2012

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    deleted deleted
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