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I Wrote a Letter to My Self

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    Dear Voices In My Head.....

    Dear inner soul of MeltedFlowers, wtf were you thinking? Wasting money when you were younger,  like you did not care,  being embarrassed by your grandma, always  trying to go your own way. You dumbass; but I guess you learned the hard way didn't you. It's time to...
    MeltedFlowers MeltedFlowers 31-35, F 3 Responses Nov 30, 2010

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    Confidence

    You have to build confidence in what you do.  You and only you can demolish yourself, try to stay positive and find the light through all this darkness.  We can all be jerks with our words but it takes a strong individual to see past the words and move forward.  Bullshit...
    promises5 promises5 26-30 May 3, 2011

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    Letter To Self

    Dear Self Im sorry i knoe i have let u down by letting people dictate to u what u can and cant do in the past but today that comes to an end.I know it still hurts that u were molested and grew up in an emotionally abusive home - but forgive them and let them go coz after all...
    lancejames28 lancejames28 22-25, M 3 Responses May 4, 2011

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    Wrote It, Put It Away

    It's not exactly a letter, but I'll write down my thoughts at a period of time to sum up my problem at the time and what I think will happen. I've put letters away sometimes then come across them months or a year later, most likely I'll generally remember the situation that...
    Morgause Morgause 41-45, F Dec 7, 2010

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    Thanks friends for standing by me in my hour of need,-----Restored.
    restored87 restored87 46-50, F 2 Responses Jul 15

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    I'm writing a poem for th girl I love in hopes of one day getting her back. I wrote a love letter for her and was thinking of giving her Noth the letter and the poem. But I do t...
    ywilliam31 ywilliam31 16-17, M Jul 19

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    Yes, I'm a smart ***, but I just thought of a funny love letter. If you have the same sense of humor as I do, then you will get understand why I would think of this. The letter...
    TheCunylinguist TheCunylinguist 41-45, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    A guy like you is impossible to find <3 im sorry i ever doubt you honey. I glad that we become ‘us’ because you are the most special person in my life; you’re my...
    Brokenpiecesthatsmile Brokenpiecesthatsmile 16-17, F 5 days ago

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    It was a suicide letter. I know now that I wasn't act upon it, but whilst writing it I for sure was going to. I'm going to keep it though. I have no want to delete it right now.
    Aquariusgirl702 Aquariusgirl702 18-21, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    This is not a love letter. I couldn't find a experience close to what I mean so this will do. I write letters to my future self or for my children and family I will have. It sounds...
    rukesh3 rukesh3 18-21, F 2 days ago

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    I've recently started writing letters to a guy I've known for 7 years. We have a very complicated relationship and I can never let him in, so writing the letters helps because I...
    bittersweetlemonade bittersweetlemonade 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 17

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    For the past 4 years I have struggled with a lack of self-confidence. Whether it's image or something about my personality. Ive never thought I was pretty enough, skinny enough...
    tessareedy tessareedy 16-17, F 1 Response 12 hrs ago

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    I started self harming when I was about 9, but it sort of faded out. Maybe 6 months ago I started up again and this time around it's stuck. Sometimes, when something bad is...
    JustOldLight JustOldLight 13-15, F 2 Responses 4 hrs ago

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    Today is an epic day. It has been 100 days since I last self harmed. Sure there are days where all I want to do is carve my body but I don't because I have a great support system...
    haileemattis haileemattis 16-17, F 2 Responses 57 mins ago

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    I first started to self harm when I was 13. My parents went through a divorce. It was a rough time especially with an alcoholic father. I had stopped self harming when I turned 14...
    EveMarieJones EveMarieJones 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 4

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    "You & Your Scars" You back away and tell me you’re afraid, you won’t participate Due in part to the self-hate that you accumulate, And the fear of rejection, upon closer...
    5thApprentice 5thApprentice 18-21, M a week ago

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    I don't know what it is, but I really do love hand written letters. Like I guess it's the thought and amount of time they put into it, even if it's not a very long letter but it's...
    SarahBBZ SarahBBZ 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 8

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    Friends have 7 letters but also has Enemies... Truth has 5 letters but also has Lying... Love has 4 letters... but so does Hate...
    Brunette4U Brunette4U 26-30, F 3 days ago

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    I must confess there was a time when I enjoyed making fun of others...so mean.It was pure act of creativity how I would analize stuff others worn or behaviours I found odd.It...
    4biandu 4biandu 26-30, F Jul 10

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    "Vessel For Two; Piloted By One" The heart screams for someone to share this life with, I'm just one person commandeering a two person ship, Solo pilot flying in silence, My mind...
    5thApprentice 5thApprentice 18-21, M a week ago

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    You are a mask. Not for the goods that are hidden, nor for the sorrow that you lock away. But you are still a mask. Our problems define us, make us who we are. Sometimes it can be...
    CheeseBomb500 CheeseBomb500 13-15, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I just started writing love letters to my boyfriend, not just because he lives far away, but because I'm really into old fashioned romance.I leave lipstick kisses on it too and...
    KiannaJ KiannaJ 22-25, F 1 Response a week ago

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    So one of my closest friends and I read a poem that a shepherd wrote to his love called 'The passionate Shepherded to his love' , then a different poet responded in a poem to the...
    anotherpasserby anotherpasserby 16-17, F Jul 3

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    I was talking with a girl that I always liked in high school, but we never connected romantically. Somehow we ended up chatting on the phone, I was heading back to Vermont from...
    milehighHeartbreak milehighHeartbreak 31-35, M 1 Response Jul 13

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    To the beautiful woman, wherever you are. Its been months since we've talked. Since you decided you couldn't do this any longer. I completely understand your choice, however you...
    incognito21 incognito21 26-30, M Jul 17

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    NYC 🗽 18 years ago! I didn't know your name, I didn't know where you were from but we had a brief moment. Before I go into detail and write this letter you must be asking...
    incognito21 incognito21 26-30, M Jul 17

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    I love that in this electronic age of instant gratification, a handwritten letter is an investment of time from one person to another. Time is a gift that has no monetary value but...
    BarefootBliss BarefootBliss 36-40, F 4 Responses Jul 17

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    I miss the art of letter writing.
    CanadianGal80 CanadianGal80 31-35, F 6 days ago

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    I don't write letters to those who have hurt me, I have to say. I strategise how I get my own back without using physical violence but emotional shattering pictures or people they...
    kamachulu kamachulu 22-25, M 17 hrs ago

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    Lyrics to a song I wrote. Through experience and for what it's worth; thought I'd share. My Raging Inner Storm I take the chance Another glance Forecast’s out, will this...
    mysweetshadow mysweetshadow 31-35, M Jun 30

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    So me and my friend wrote a poem today in class and thought I'd share it with you:) If you could tell me a lie, What would it be? Maybe "I love you" Or "you're everything to me...
    sademptynothing sademptynothing 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 10

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    I wrote a song today. But my voice is absolutely horrible to sing it ugh I need help !
    scared850 scared850 13-15, M Jul 10

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    I've had my dream come true twice! But it was HARD work!! When I first got married I wrote a book called "A Brides Cookbook or Surviving the First Year" Back then I didn't have a...
    njgeiger njgeiger 56-60, F 1 Response Jul 22

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    I wrote a poem and feel like sharing it. Tell my what you think. It has to do with the abuse I experienced in my past. Here it goes: Torture By Lucile199 Every time I close my...
    Lucile199 Lucile199 18-21, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    The 27th thing on my bucket list was to write a book and publish it. I did it. I wrote a lesbian romance novel and published it through Amazon. It's good; it sells and has gotten...
    ktg83 ktg83 26-30, F 2 days ago

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    I wrote a Confession but I think it's more like a story. I enjoy reading the "Confessions." But why is there a sep place for Confessions, they're exactly the same as "Experiences...
    maggiemaggamuff maggiemaggamuff 36-40, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    TO EVERYONE WHO SELF HARMS, PLEASE READ THIS: I don't know what it is that caused you to self harm, and I am so sorry that it has to happen; I wish it was different. I know many...
    Phoenix259 Phoenix259 16-17, M Jun 30

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    I find things like this to show my story because when I do on other things people enjoy it. I started self harming three years ago, I was bullied since 4th grade & raped twice on...
    UmBaylie UmBaylie 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 1

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    There is one beauty about selfish. But is perhaps also the ugly part about it. Selfish dont ever need to explain, reason or justify anything. The only part maybe selfish...
    mirkwood86 mirkwood86 26-30, M Jul 5

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    It's weird to complain about that. My mother was a psychologist and she worked hard on me since I was a child to make me confident and have great self steem... and she was...
    tuttyfrutty tuttyfrutty 26-30, F 2 Responses Jul 11

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    I do not romanticize self harm, or believe it to be good. This is just my experience with it. I've never been a "hard-core" self harmer, but it's still an addiction that I...
    terribletaytor terribletaytor 18-21, F Jul 13

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    My brother is a cutter, so for a long time, i saw that as the only version of self harm, the extreme version. It wasnt until talking with someone that i realized that things i had...
    mairesequin mairesequin 16-17, F Jul 16

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    I started cutting my freshman year of high school, in a crowded student center, unnoticed. At the time, my boyfriend had let me down. It was such a SMALL thing, but it got to me. I...
    thecellist thecellist 18-21, F Jul 17

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    I have no self confidence. I have always sucked at social relationships or any social encounter. I'm 5'4 always been shorter then everyone at school. People would make fun of me. I...
    furquijo101 furquijo101 16-17, M 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    I can take selfies all day, I take like freaking 100 selfies but only choose like 2 out of them haha so half my gallery is filled with useless selfies.
    XxbixtchybellaxX XxbixtchybellaxX 13-15, F 2 Responses Jul 1

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    I've struggled with self harm since about 7th grade. I am now in 10th. I have not cut since January 28, 2014 but I still struggle with other types of self harm. I binge, perge, and...
    ForeverLostPoet ForeverLostPoet 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 3

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    I've been self harming for 3 years.. It started out 11 year old me just trying to cope, and with little scratches... After a few months I had scars and I started using it as a form...
    BulletForMyBlackVeil BulletForMyBlackVeil 13-15, F Jul 10

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