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I Wish People Will Realize How Their Words Can Sting Others

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    Antenna To The World

    Broadcast to the world The signal of your soul Many vibes come across sum seem coded Some claim you read me wrong Some come loaded with irony If you are well intended and clear Then why cry you did me wrong No one loses - no one gains The signal our father gives us Is so loud...
    1UNITY 1UNITY 56-60, F Aug 27, 2012

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    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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    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

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    having lived a life trying so hard to make others happy I have realized how am badly hurt at this moment.and am hereby seated alone in an open park enjoying the breeze from nearby...
    mbithi mbithi 26-30, M 1 Response Nov 29

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    I also am in a Very Dark place in my life. Probably the DARKEST in 36 years. I have been in a mentally abusive realtionship for 3 years now. I just recently found out this past...
    gutierrezgia7 gutierrezgia7 36-40, F Nov 30

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    How can you not care... my heart is bleeding for you. quit pushing me away.
    FuckedupNow FuckedupNow 16-17, F Dec 5

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    every word is a scar on my heart... every tear is a knife plunged into it. between the two. I'm never at peace.
    debonaireash debonaireash 16-17, M Nov 29

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    The Giving Tree by Shel Silverstein. I heard it was about a tree and a boy. The tree was generous. Very generous, in fact, it may have been too generous. Perhaps a...
    torr62 torr62 13-15, F 2 Responses Dec 18

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    They don't understand. They don't see how much I hate my life. They make me feel about an inch tall and I'm miserable. Nothing I do is good enough. For example, I tried throwing my...
    reneeo11314 reneeo11314 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 14

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    I wish this as well, was laying down minding my own business then I get a message I open it and it says yeah hello it's amazing how after 8 days you have no friends, I'm like wow I...
    yeahis18 yeahis18 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 26

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    I wonder why people think they have the right to tell me how to live my life. For example: I like quirky clothes, and I dye my hair with henna. Some people tell me, "you would...
    spacepixie spacepixie 26-30, F 1 Response Dec 7

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    in past, i lost many great opportunities of enjoying certain things, and getting new life experiences.......... i feared that people will laugh at me if i dont do a certain thing...
    LittleCreates LittleCreates 22-25, M 3 Responses Dec 5

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    I think people should be kinder. And the whole movement of "pay it forward" is really great. Now...here's my issue... If you're going to buy someone's breakfast or pay for someone...
    sunnygrlamy sunnygrlamy 36-40, F Dec 12

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    I also wish people would stop calling homosexuality a sin. Abortion is not murder and it certainly is not genocide. So many ignorant judgemental fanatics really make me want to...
    findmeholdmeloveme findmeholdmeloveme 18-21 2 Responses Nov 29

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    Its been a year since I deleted my last profile... At the time I wasn't sure if it was the right thing to do...looking back now it was the best decision ever. A fresh start...
    submissivelittlewoman submissivelittlewoman 41-45, F 3 Responses 5 hrs ago

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    I think people might have them, but I just can't find them or don't know how to read. Someone tells you...you should probably listen.
    MakinRaider MakinRaider 41-45, M 2 Responses 19 hrs ago

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    I joined this site in 2011. Three years ago. It was a different place then. (Years before I joined, I hear, it was even better.) This site has done so much for me. When I was most...
    Nyxii Nyxii 22-25, F 4 Responses 1 day ago

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    I went to Africa a couple months ago.... and it is in Africa that I saw true kindness. People who have absolutely nothing, somehow finding ways to give to someone else in need...
    kassafwass kassafwass 18-21, F 4 Responses Nov 26

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    I'm head over heals in love with somebody. That sounds great, but it's not as simple as that. Both myself and the person I'm in love with have over the last 6 months gone through...
    tpol75 tpol75 36-40, M Dec 8

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    As I get older, I learn things now at this age what I was supposed to of learned when I was a kid or teenager. Growing up my step dad was strict. He never allowed me to do what I...
    Niko864 Niko864 41-45, M Nov 28

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    He and my kids are my everything. Don't think that he realizes it. I wish I was someone's everything
    candacej1983 candacej1983 31-35, F 1 Response Dec 4

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    I get it, that's why I'm too nice to people. I just know how it would make me feel, and I don't ever want anyone to feel that way. It's actually really exhausting. I over think...
    Floo64 Floo64 22-25, F 1 Response Dec 16

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    I stood in the shower and realized - that while I burned for you, you never even thought of me. And it made me infinitely sad.
    aurora11 aurora11 31-35, F 3 Responses Dec 10

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    open minded that is . Man it ****** me off so much that humans are fighting over the skin of color . Are you really that much of a bigot where you cant even accept another skin...
    miz0217 miz0217 18-21, M Dec 1

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    I'm not here as much as I was a year ago...it was a decision I made for me...I needed to take time away from ep. Having said all that...I log on tonight to a few messages from...
    submissivelittlewoman submissivelittlewoman 41-45, F 1 Response Dec 18

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    This is a tell all in some respects regarding my experiences on E.P.Back then I used to answer messages from all kinds of people of all ages.An Indian guy started messaging me here...
    restored87 restored87 46-50, F 1 day ago

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    Hearts rekindling---At that instant there was a pause-as if time itself had ceased to think for a few seconds- leaving a lapse in recorded time.  And then it  resumed...
    Elandra77 Elandra77 56-60 1 Response Dec 2

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    I love my family more than life in itself. I really do. But everything is being put on me. I have to figure out everyone's problems and I'm always getting the short end of the...
    reneeo11314 reneeo11314 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 5

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    I feel like I'm just giving out too much without actually receive anything back from people. I know we said: "Hope for nothing in return." stuff and how things will work out in the...
    nguyen23 nguyen23 18-21, M Dec 7

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    I wish I were more humble. When I was eight years old, my mother was told, "Put him in a really good school, or he'll rot. He won't be able to handle public schools." You know the...
    PhresnoPhoenix PhresnoPhoenix 36-40, M 1 Response Dec 8

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    I posted a positive comment to someone dealing with depression. I wrote that I am sure she will be ok. I missed in what she wrote she did not want to hear she would be ok. The...
    mslvr01 mslvr01 46-50, M 4 Responses Nov 27

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    I wish my family knew that my brother molested me since I was 3 till I was 9. I wish they understood my anger towards my brother and why I verbally abuse him rather than thinking...
    Karinas2 Karinas2 18-21, F 4 Responses Dec 4

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    the understatement of all lifetime. there was a man who once preach this throughout his lifetime. His birthday is coming up in two weeks. The man Jesus Christ! Interesting how...
    AfanOfbigNaturals AfanOfbigNaturals 41-45, M 1 Response Dec 14

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    This seems weird, but I can tell by a persons voice or how they form sentences when chatting that something's changed. I can feel pain in others.
    Dreampoet Dreampoet 41-45, M 1 Response a week ago

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    I know all these people mean well wishing me good luck in grieving. But honestly they weren't there. I was there with him alone. No one comforted me right after he died. I'll deal...
    katariffik katariffik 31-35, F 2 days ago

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    Forgiveness makes your soul soar, those who forgive are the best people in the world! I need to forgive myself..
    prettyballerina prettyballerina 31-35, F Nov 26

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    I can't stand seeing people be disrespectful to someone. I don't understand why they feel the need to act like that.
    pxthetic pxthetic 13-15, F Nov 26

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    This profile is too be attached too the faces of the people who busted my hard drives and phones ...we blocked them from anything I do on Internet also... In case we ever need...
    awake1234 awake1234 51-55, F 1 Response Dec 1

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    When I say that I could lose myself in you. What I really mean is that I have. And I'm slowly, painstakingly crawling my way back. Hoping all the while that you will pull me back...
    aurora11 aurora11 31-35, F 1 Response Dec 4

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    Only way I can love someone. .
    Brunette4U Brunette4U 31-35, F Dec 5

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    Hey there cousin, ya say ya lost your job today, ya say it's 4 am and yer kids ain't come home from school yet, ya say your wife went out for a cornbeef sandwich last week and the...
    JohnnySpot JohnnySpot 46-50, M Dec 9

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    I know some people don't feel Xmas is a nice time of the year and I get them well...especially when some of our beloved ones have departed, in my case my dear grandparents and some...
    Brunette4U Brunette4U 31-35, F 3 Responses Dec 12

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    Time After Time -----Hands sweetly entwined;Time after time.You breathe close to mine;Time after time.We embrace and I melt;Time after time.Moans escape as we're felt;Time after...
    Elandra77 Elandra77 56-60 Dec 18

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    Like the tides' ebb & flow, people come & people go..
    Negglesgirl Negglesgirl 36-40, F 2 Responses Nov 26

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    I'm 3 months pregnant. My boyfriend dumped me as soon as I told him. In the weeks that followed he went up and down emotionally.. sometimes nicer..often cruel. and always giving me...
    mollystar82 mollystar82 31-35, F 1 Response Nov 27

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