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I Wish People Will Realize How Their Words Can Sting Others

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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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    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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    People who attack others (bullies) are often doing it to assuage their own feelings of inadequacy, however the momentary feeling of satisfaction gained is about as long lasting as...
    Faerylight Faerylight 41-45, F 2 Responses 12 hrs ago

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    I am hurt very easy and to all people who are like me we all feel this way when anybody tells us anything sad or mean
    loneleyboy loneleyboy 13-15, M 14 hrs ago

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    but we do realize. We just don't care :).
    Nyx935 Nyx935 22-25, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Very true. If people say something mean i could care less.
    Ang012685 Ang012685 26-30, F 1 day ago

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    At seths place Smoking outside. A dog barks at me. Me laughs A kid comes out. A teen boy. Me asks how big is the dog. Him says he dont know Hims just visiting mom...
    Converted Converted 46-50, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    But they dont. Am guilty. Now. But why. Anger transferrence. And the wealthy wont stop the causes. Because they profit. Pills. Prisons. Therapy. Seniority lost...
    Converted Converted 46-50, M 2 days ago

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    Whoever said Words can never hurt you, has never been had hurtful words struck to them, by someone they Love and care about, because trust me, speaking from MY OWN PERSONAL...
    BroknGirl89 BroknGirl89 26-30, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    While I do feel this way, I enjoy even better trying to see life through the eyes of others.
    bluebeard1978 bluebeard1978 46-50, M 3 days ago

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    If people saw what I see, people wouldn't like me, I'm a *****, I'm dark, I'm sexist, racist...I wish that I didn't think like this but at least I have a filter
    GlennSimpson348 GlennSimpson348 18-21, M 3 days ago

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    If people saw what I see, people wouldn't like me, I'm a *****, I'm dark, I'm sexist, racist...I wish that I didn't think like this but at least I have a filter
    GlennSimpson348 GlennSimpson348 18-21, M 3 days ago

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    honestly, I just think people seeing things through my eyes would be amazing because ever since I was a little kid, light would always reflect and refract upon entering my eye...
    SprinklesINF SprinklesINF 16-17, M 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    I have seen things that were down right ugly and wrong. But I never lost focus on the beauty of this Earth. I have loved Nature all of my life, it feeds my spirit like nothing else...
    MorningBreeze MorningBreeze 56-60, F 7 Responses 3 days ago

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    You know since a year or 2 I really don't understand anything in this universe, why do I see the world through my eyes I mean I can live my life make my own choices but someone...
    Katherinestvd Katherinestvd 16-17, F 4 Responses 4 days ago

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    This group is a oxymoron! Your the counter coulter people become emo or goth to oppose what is normal I was grunge in high school I wore only cloths I got from the goodwill and...
    Claywoo10 Claywoo10 18-21, M 4 days ago

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    I always imagined galaxies within people's eyes. A space so dark yet they have stars to shine but not enough to light the whole place. A space so wide you'll spend your whole life...
    kalocaiii kalocaiii 16-17, F 4 Responses 4 days ago

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    American accent still says I need more words.
    SamuelV2 SamuelV2 13-15, M 4 days ago

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    It feels like I see much more than most people. It's not that I want everyone to agree with me, but I wish people would take more aspects into consideration before judging or...
    Gentle153 Gentle153 26-30, M 4 days ago

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    If people saw things through my eyes the world would be a bit more considerate. Earlier today I sat down for half an hour and just thought about life. I considered extensively the...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I'm very discouraged at this point, honestly with society now all of these things seem to be the normal. Talking about stripping, nudity in movies and ****. These things are not...
    Mdl4lyfe Mdl4lyfe 26-30, F 4 Responses 4 days ago

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    "Man in the mist"The man in the mistmoves along the shadowsshrouded in mystery and darkness beneath his collared cloakand tall back hat.The, tap....tap of his caneechoing...
    Mirages Mirages 41-45, F 8 Responses 4 days ago

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    I Have Seen People Hurt Them Self I've Seen My Family **** Up Then Lie I've Bee In The Position Were I Had To carry There Secrets I'm 15 I Should Not Know The **** I Know I Should...
    jaynasmith46 jaynasmith46 13-15, F 5 days ago

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    Its the way how people portray goths and emo. Just because they wear lots of dark makeup and dark clothing, they don't worship the devil or cut themselves. Most of them aren't even...
    gorgeusgirlSky3 gorgeusgirlSky3 13-15 5 days ago

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    Wow. Sad enough to quit this But back today. Walking. Talking. Loving. Thinking. Lusting. Caring. Defensive. Disgusted. Hungry. Horny. Amused. Bipolar...
    Converted Converted 46-50, M 5 days ago

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    When i was pregnant with my last child,it had been 5 years since my first child was born.I was shocked at how the price of every thing had doubled since that time.Being pregnant...
    coastiewife36 coastiewife36 26-30, F Jun 27

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    Nobody is going to tell me how to raise my kids. I do what I think is best for us and our family. There are a lot of different kinds of familys in America and I can accept all of...
    MemesMama MemesMama 26-30, F 1 Response Jun 27

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    I feel like my Psychiatrist is trying to slap me with a label that makes no sense. She is very persistent that I'm ADHD which doesn't make sense to me especially since I'm 23 and...
    WarriorsHeart WarriorsHeart 22-25, M 6 Responses Jun 27

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    When I post something that is intended to be positive and someone takes it upon him or herself to twist the meaning and then refuses to engage in a real conversation--one of give...
    StumbleOn StumbleOn 56-60, F 2 Responses Jun 27

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    I wish I had the guts to treat people the way they treat me.
    stephane28 stephane28 26-30, F 4 Responses Jun 26

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    Night's Gentle Embrace------(author's note: The original "Night's Gentle Embrace" is lost to time. It had appeared on here for a while and was loved by some dear friends lost...
    Elandra77 Elandra77 56-60 1 Response Jun 25

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    She moves gracefully toward the ocean. The cooling moisture in the air awakens her senses. The warm sand under her feet massages her step by step. She moves gracefully into the...
    Treasure7 Treasure7 41-45, F 3 Responses Jun 25

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    Whenever my mom uses her phone. She talks loud. She doesn't notice it. If your around her, your going to know her business. I sometimes telling her to talk lower she say sorry then...
    lorrena19 lorrena19 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 25

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    I'm always either bare foot or in socks when at home. In winter time I am sometimes forced to wear slippers due to the cold but I don't even like wearing those. I think everyone...
    FeetHunter FeetHunter 22-25, M Jun 24

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    She sits on the floor right next to the balcony door she is thinking, twirls her hair as the breeze blows across her body. She is unsure. She doesn't want anyone to give her...
    Treasure7 Treasure7 41-45, F 1 Response Jun 24

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    She was almost complete, willing to open the door but the disappointment challenged her thoughts so she decided it was best to close the door for the meantime.
    Treasure7 Treasure7 41-45, F 1 Response Jun 24

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    Just a up date on my "super sized" female co-worker.. Tonight I walked out with her.. and to her car...All I can say is "that poor car"... OMG it really sank as she sat down...
    Billseeksbhm Billseeksbhm 22-25, M Jun 24

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    Be careful in regards to the decisions you make when you're dating someone. No matter how insignificant it may seem at the time, watch their words, actions, and reactions. Don't...
    BlackWidowBaby BlackWidowBaby 41-45, F 10 Responses Jun 24

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    Sadly though, most people on here have not bated their souls and shaded in the sketches of shared experiences with their own shades of colour. So it makes learning about and...
    PeterSp8 PeterSp8 41-45, M 1 Response Jun 20

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    Wrap me in your arms,And hold me tightly.Kiss the back of my neck softly;Give me chills.Then whisper in my earAll the naughty thingsYou want to do to me...
    livelaughlovedream3 livelaughlovedream3 41-45, F 5 Responses Jun 19

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