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I Wrote a Letter to My Self

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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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    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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    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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    Yup.. I wrote a lot of letters for my ex-bestfriend.. I love her so much because she's my bestfriend.. But when she moved back to Arkansas... Everything changed.. She barely text...
    Thatssoawesome Thatssoawesome 13-15, F Mar 25

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    My now ex-boyfriend/best friend went to jail. I thought he was the love of my life. The one person who I would spend forever with. We dated on and off for 6 or so years, and I...
    mostd0pe mostd0pe 18-21, F Apr 7

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    when i was in school I wrote a love letter that was intended for my crush it was extremely deep and meaningful and my teacher intercepted it and read it to the class... shameful...
    nessa4ever nessa4ever 18-21, F Apr 8

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    I wrote this letter about how I wanted it all to end. I thought it was going to be a suicide letter. But as I went on I realized I was writing down reasons to live. I want the...
    nicolemarie3 nicolemarie3 16-17, F Mar 26

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    No one knows the real me. No one knows how I feel. No one knows how many times I sit and cry. No one understands what I am going through. No one understands how serious I am about...
    berlynn20 berlynn20 18-21, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    This is what someone else posted on FB: "Wanna kill yourself? Imagine this. You come home from school one day. You've had yet another horrible day. You’re just ready to give up...
    phoebegolde phoebegolde 16-17, F 2 Responses Mar 26

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    I wrote a letter to my mother after she died. I tied it to a balloon. I remember thinking it would help me let go.
    HiImDavey HiImDavey 18-21, M Mar 20

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    I wrote a letter to my sister in 2006 that I have not sent to her. It seems like it's a little too late now to try and mend the fence
    joyndavid joyndavid 36-40, F 1 Response Mar 20

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    Back in 2006 Kurt Vonnegut responded to 5 students that wrote to him. November 5, 2006 Dear Xavier High School, and Ms. Lockwood, and Messrs Perin, McFeely, Batten, Maurer and...
    kwarner kwarner 31-35, M Mar 28

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    It all started way back in Jr high 7th grade we're I met this little hyper Mexican girl lol, we shared the same bus and some class's together not knowing how much we we're gonna be...
    StevensTHEname StevensTHEname 26-30, M Apr 5

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    Ever since this girl first walked into our school for the first time, I couldn't take my eyes off her, and I know I probably wasn't the only one gazing at her beauty. Through my...
    elugo123456789 elugo123456789 18-21, M Apr 8

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    I knew you'd never read it. That's why I could write it. I felt a strong need to talk to you, so I wrote it all down. Somehow, it ended up filling a notebook. So much of nothing to...
    TheBadgeringWitness TheBadgeringWitness 70+ Apr 10

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    #day7 So I may have touched on this before but today (in dept) I'm going to explain self harm because nobody really gets it unless you do it and its not something I want anybody...
    shadowgem shadowgem 13-15, F 12 hrs ago

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    I am nothing special but i do wish to share what people need to hear to be free.. to be free is accepting yourself and not judging , i believe God has already forgiven you.. its...
    Nichalas Nichalas 22-25, M 23 mins ago

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    it frustrates me. i have so many friends who are super shy and embaresed and don't understand just how beautiful they are ! i have this friend Tanika . she is so beautiful ! she...
    MiskaMaskedOne MiskaMaskedOne 18-21 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    Like now. My grandma is at the hospital and i think i should visit her, but i don't want to. She's going a lot to the hospital later, she goes frequently to the ICU, and i hate...
    juliegreen2 juliegreen2 18-21, F 2 hrs ago

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    I need to talk to someone and get everything off my chest, but I can't even open up about my depression, let alone self-harm and suicidal thoughts. A couple of people know about...
    madelinemaryann madelinemaryann 16-17, F 34 mins ago

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    and I will keep my crazy self here, hopefully not anywhere near him... I am irrational... I think things that are not true... I explode them in my head too... they seem so hurtful...
    WendyBlabs WendyBlabs 36-40, F Mar 31

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    Depression. It's a hole. It's a never ending hole. It's one of those things you can't get rid of. It's like a nasty addiction. It's always gonna be there. It will never go away. No...
    urbanangel99 urbanangel99 13-15, M Mar 25

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    Lunar007-Scarface state of mind Hook : IN the streets im Famous / I am the greatest / I got a run for money / Cause im always paper chasin...
    LunarDream LunarDream 13-15, M 1 Response Apr 3

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    I've written so many letters that I can never send. I write letters when I'm sad, angry, lonely, or just need to let out emotions. I've written letters to my cousin, expressing my...
    BroadwayDreamer16 BroadwayDreamer16 16-17, F Mar 23

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    The white letters are friendly. The brown letters are usually speeding fines, parking fines, road tax renewal letters or other demands for money. They have to be opened with a...
    Lindop69 Lindop69 66-70, M 1 Response Mar 29

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    I really do... i think it's because I love writing them as well, and letters written by your own hands feels more real... I just want to share a letter written by my ex girlfriend...
    Iknowsomethingnow Iknowsomethingnow 26-30, F 4 days ago

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    I'm sitting here with a letter opener hating the fact that this seems like a ploy for attention... but I just want to feel pain. After all, shouldn't I? If I can't feel good, pain...
    PhantomOfThePopera PhantomOfThePopera 18-21, M 2 Responses Mar 27

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    So I hadn't cut since march 18th but today I cut again. Today is the 2 year anniversary of when my best friend left me and killed herself. It was really hard today. I spent it and...
    CeBeY1 CeBeY1 16-17, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    Hopeful Faith chapter 2 (Check my profile to start reading from the epilogue) Michael took a long deep breath before pushing the glass door into Luna's room. She has been in this...
    butterfliesndut butterfliesndut 18-21, F Mar 27

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    Girls & guys your words & I do respect them. I didn't meant to write NEGATIVE what people are going through I've posted what I said was it can lead to illness & it's one of the...
    billyaldo billyaldo 22-25, M 1 Response Mar 29

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    Ever since this girl first walked into our school for the first time, I couldn't take my eyes off her, and I know I probably wasn't the only one gazing at her beauty. Through my...
    elugo123456789 elugo123456789 18-21, M Apr 7

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    (Mild Trigger Warning. Don't read if you don't like.) Staring out to the clouds, I wish that I could be with you. Why do you have to be so far away, far away that you are but a...
    DisembodiedLied DisembodiedLied 18-21, F Apr 10

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    (Mild Trigger Warning. Don't read if you don't like.) Staring out to the clouds, I wish that I could be with you. Why do you have to be so far away, far away that you are but a...
    DisembodiedLied DisembodiedLied 18-21, F Apr 10

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    I unfold my wings I can fly I take off running I can fly I launch my self off the edge I can fly I flap my wings I can fly I try to glide I can fly I feel my body start to plummet...
    lshidonil lshidonil 16-17, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I was getting close to a week without, then I relapsed severely and now I don't know what to do.. Wrote stuff like "HELP","WHY" and stuff like that... I'm just done with it all.
    PazzaMillie PazzaMillie 13-15, F 4 Responses 1 day ago

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    Love letters I saved; perhaps more messages than letters. C1: Good Morning Ms. Ella...Nice to meet you, and nice to chat with you on the boards. You are a real pleasure to post...
    ChiefPure ChiefPure 31-35 Apr 2

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    It seems to be more meaningful to me. I think it's fun to read handwritten letters. I always enjoyed writing letters.
    Chirogymnast Chirogymnast 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 5

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    Love letters I saved; perhaps more messages than letters. EP: I want you...to pick me up and cuddle me lay me on my bed and slink in behind me pull me in close don't let me go C1...
    ChiefPure ChiefPure 31-35 Apr 7

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    Love letters I saved; perhaps more messages than letters. C1: Ok...so posts in a PM: "What made you smile today": Talking with HER - and making her laugh and making her smile and...
    ChiefPure ChiefPure 31-35 Apr 8

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    Love letters I saved; perhaps more messages than letters. C1: .....just leaving a trail of breadcrumbs...... wanting you to find me.... ;) It's been strange not having you...
    ChiefPure ChiefPure 31-35 Apr 8

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    I write letters all the time, not particularly to anyone, I write them to to express myself in privacy, and confidentiality
    ash5698 ash5698 13-15, M 2 Responses Mar 21

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    There's someone I met back in December. As i began sending emails to her, I found myself writing intense love letters (emails) to her. I didn't know that even existed within my...
    TheCunylinguist TheCunylinguist 41-45, F Mar 22

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    Finally my first letter from my airman I was so happy he is doing so good I'm so proud of him (: flt 279 <3
    rissausaf0823 rissausaf0823 22-25 Mar 28

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    Letterpress is awesome. My Dad came so close to beating me. There were two "X"s on the board and he didn't think I could do it, but I did. Thank-you, xerox.
    Septisoul Septisoul 13-15, F Apr 4

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    Handwritten letters make this romantic's heart melt.
    AdelaideHayashi AdelaideHayashi 22-25, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I don't think he deserves a letter but I know that writing one will make me feel better so I'm doing this for me. I want to thank you for helping me get over him, but I also want...
    Dreamer32 Dreamer32 22-25, F 1 day ago

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    What a busy week. Yesterday I had a doctor's appointment (the first I've had in a very long time). I told her my main concern was my anxiety and she asked what helps calm me down...
    CaptainHowdy21 CaptainHowdy21 18-21, F Mar 22

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    😍❤️Wrote this for MY LOVE❤️😍 Surrounded by shadows of darkness and doubt, My heart was collapsing as my lungs filled with clouds, My eyes swelling as my emotions...
    Islandkween Islandkween 18-21, F Mar 23

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    This is a poem I wrote after my mom died in February. I recited it at her service. And now every time I see the color yellow I see my mom and everything that could have been. In...
    TubaAtheist TubaAtheist 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 28

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    Oh man.So tired. I hung out with Mark a couple of days ago and it turns out he wanted to talk to me about some bucket list blog project he wanted to