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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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    I love to open people up to how amazing they are at something no one else can do. I think of karma when I do this. :)
    azandrew88 azandrew88 26-30, M 20 hrs ago

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    This is for the girls. Sweety if a guy ever tells you that you are not 'beautiful' or that you are 'ugly' can you do me a favor? Leave his ***, he doesn't deserve you, you should...
    emmacannon16 emmacannon16 13-15, F 1 day ago

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    Psssst! You! Yeah, you, who's reading this post, whoever you are. Maybe today no one's told you, but you KNOW you're amazing, just wanted to let you know!
    ZenLioness ZenLioness 46-50, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    I DO know words can hurt and also kill! When one kicks another when they're already down, they might as well just stomp them deeper into the mud and bury them forever! As well, it...
    Spitbak Spitbak 46-50, M 1 day ago

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    Don't no where to post this. Here goes. I've not been feeling well lately. I'm actually having a few more really depressing days concerning my husbands recent death. I don't really...
    1amamanancy 1amamanancy 61-65, F 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    Lately, especially the last year, I've come out of a shell. Whereas I use to feel deep in the midst of my angst lately it's become less and less. Something I can say I never...
    boompowsplat boompowsplat 26-30, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    It's the worst feeling when you want to help someone but you don't know how.
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Wound heal. Words pierce the heart and scars it
    BearDownChicago BearDownChicago 36-40, M 4 Responses 6 days ago

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    I just broke up with a woman who is evil. I did not know when we first got together that she was so. And it wasn't until after we broke up that I found out how truly evil she is. I...
    IamDrinac IamDrinac 56-60, M 4 Responses a week ago

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    So you could tell where the jerks be at all the time like I just hate so many people but no one knows I feel that way I'm so quiet I should prob be on meds you kno?
    PreTeenSally PreTeenSally 13-15, F a week ago

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    I wish my niece came with a I'm a back stabber, selfish label. Can't stand the *****.
    EMTgirl3778 EMTgirl3778 36-40, F Jan 28

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    My wife would agree with you lol
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jan 27

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    Nonsense. Words are just a collection of compressed vibrations aka sounds. They're all made up. How can someone be so weak that a mere word would hurt them.
    ValhallaAwaits ValhallaAwaits 22-25, M Jan 27

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    I think its really great... I have never told anybody... I am really self consious...
    JspaReckless JspaReckless 31-35, M 2 Responses Jan 27

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    I have been both physically and emotionally abused all of my life, but the thing is- bruises heal. Scars fade away. Hair grows back. It's not the physical abuse that makes me want...
    NeonAshes NeonAshes 16-17, F 1 Response Jan 27

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    This man I met in July '15 has basically built a friendship with me that lead to more in October (without commitment). Well I fell in love with him. This issue is, he is mysterious...
    melibear melibear 31-35, F 4 Responses Jan 25

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    Tomorrow will be better than today.
    Sunnflower00408 Sunnflower00408 26-30, F 4 Responses Jan 25

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    I wish my family could leave me alone
    Kittymad1968 Kittymad1968 46-50, M Jan 24

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    I'm entering into my second semester in college without my best friend, which is really killing me. It's something I'll have to come to terms with eventually, and I'm really trying...
    Boulier Boulier 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 23

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    Maybe if they did I wouldn't have been locked in a white padded room over the past three days.
    MrPoolofsouls MrPoolofsouls 16-17, M 2 Responses Jan 23

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    Share your thoughts and feelings by joining http://live-another-day.boards.net/ and writing about your experiences. People hurt, but you don't have to hurt alone! Talk about...
    driftingalone driftingalone 16-17, F Jan 23

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    Perhaps they would understand me better or I could improve the way I get my point across
    FurryElephant FurryElephant 36-40, F Jan 23

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    I wish there was a bit more love in this world. When I look around me (especially on the Internet) I see so much hatred, such harsh comments from people and no one deserves it. I...
    DontYouForgetAboutMe1 DontYouForgetAboutMe1 18-21, T 3 Responses Jan 23

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    Critics They attack based on their opinions Or do they What if its feelings they move on They disagree with me Or my posts Or my replies And now me sees...
    JustBipolarMe JustBipolarMe 46-50, M 3 Responses Jan 23

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    i blocked everyone because i feel like they've been letting me down... ivr been sitting on my own for two weeks already, getting no friends to text (back) or see them. at the same...
    Ilerovers Ilerovers 22-25, F 5 Responses Jan 23

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    I get messages from people all the time who have no idea who I am or what I'm all about. I understand that people will reach out just to have some contact with others. I understand...
    briddybear briddybear 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 23

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    The things that someone loved about you, will be same that another one hates. Don't try to change for them and live your life the way you want, because they will do the same.
    ReflectivMind ReflectivMind 31-35 1 Response Jan 23

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    Well,I often read posts here of those who have been cheated on.Those who cheat don't know how hurtful it is.It messes up your life big time.More when you have an affair with...
    whitesunshine87 whitesunshine87 51-55, F 3 Responses Jan 23

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    I'm new, heard about this from a few friends and thought I would try. This is my first post in any group and it caught my attention because I've come to realize that my family...
    heartlessdesire heartlessdesire 18-21, F 3 Responses Jan 22

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    She's my happiness, ha she's my sunshine my only sunshine😍 I love my daughter
    theresajanelle theresajanelle 16-17, F Jan 22

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    But that may never happen So Coping is needed For love of breathing One way is worth assessment Of you And them And refusing bad thoughts air Its not...
    JustBipolarMe JustBipolarMe 46-50, M 2 Responses Jan 22

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    I have trouble opening up and trusting people. It becomes even harder when friends judge me and treat me like an unwanted or bad person. It just makes me want to close off even...
    ErraticSarcastic ErraticSarcastic 26-30, F 3 Responses Jan 22

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    You will know your value to someone by the way they are treating you..
    nalbyan nalbyan 31-35, F 2 Responses Jan 22

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    Then i could understand what the hell they are looking at
    GoSameUrSelf GoSameUrSelf 18-21, T 2 Responses Jan 22

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    While I was distracted by a million emails with rude and nude pictures, a kid tried to reach out here on EP an hr ago and tried to kill himself. I pray he didn't do it! I am...
    carazaa carazaa 56-60, F 7 Responses Jan 22

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    I hate being with someone for an amount of time and then finding out how they really are. Why can't they just be and show who they really are to begin with? I guess it's their way...
    Pussykitten78 Pussykitten78 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 21

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    Just leave me alone don't be texting me I won't text back so **** off
    lillyross lillyross 18-21, F 3 Responses Jan 21

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