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I Wrote a Letter to My Self

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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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    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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    Related Experiences

    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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    "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 57 mins ago

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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 55 mins ago

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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 4 days ago

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    I admit it. Sometimes it's a good thing to be selfish, I mean you have to put yourself first, right? But I'm too selfish, it's horrible. It's like the only people I deeply care...
    AjLeePunk AjLeePunk 22-25, F 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    From Hallmark to the Notebook, Im sure we've all experienced the cheesy comebacks, and the repetitious romantic love letters. And since poems usually start with "Roses are red...
    auraboreale auraboreale 18-21, F Jun 29

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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 5 days ago

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    I'm basically Michael Jackson reincarnated, except without the talent of course. Just self-hatred wise.
    fluffyunicorn fluffyunicorn 16-17, F 6 hrs ago

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    The Scar's Are Where I Have Been.. I first self harmed when i was about 11, i remember what i used too. I was alone and crying my eyes out i think it was the time my mum got rid of...
    Gentleandlovingsoul Gentleandlovingsoul 36-40, F Jun 29

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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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    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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    Universal Intelligence awaits, only ego has control, wrongly placed importance, now most dangerously unbalanced, morals bring no gift of form. Selfishness takes highest priority...
    IntoTheDepths IntoTheDepths 26-30, F Jun 24

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    Do you know how it feels Do you know how it feels Do you know how it feels when you no longer feels hopeful Do you know how it feels when you lock of confidence in yourself Do...
    kamanda20 kamanda20 18-21, M 1 Response Jun 27

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    This story should have been written a good two months ago, haha The title is pretty much self-explanatory, it took about a week but I'm pretty sure that the outcome was great.
    DanBurnett DanBurnett 16-17, M Jun 29

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    Dear *******, I don't think you realize how much you hurt me, how much everything you did affected me in a bad way. I hope that one day, a girl you love makes you feel worthless...
    awaywego4 awaywego4 26-30, F Jun 29

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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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    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 21 hrs ago

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    Yeah I wrote a poem when I was 11. I was sitting in class and I was bored outa my mind so I grabbed a pen and tore a piece of paper out of my school book and wrote: When darkness...
    Kirakat14 Kirakat14 13-15, F 2 Responses Jun 26

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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 really like writing letters to people as it's really sweet to do, however I have no one to write to!
    oceansxx oceansxx 13-15, F Jun 23

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    I really want someone to write letters with me, like a penpal, if anyone would like to?:)
    oceansxx oceansxx 13-15, F Jun 25

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    I'd love to start writing letters again! I just have no one my age to write to
    oceansxx oceansxx 13-15, F Jun 25

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    Searching for a pen friend. Anyone there who is willing to take a pen and write me a letter
    skittlg skittlg 31-35, M 1 Response Jun 26

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    Dear My Stalker, Your last letter stilled my heart beat. It would be my pleasure that you utilize my innards to festoon your bed chamber. In hopes that with each waft of my...
    merrygentry merrygentry 31-35, F 3 Responses Jun 29

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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 6 days ago

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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 6 days ago

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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 5 days ago

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    So I wrote this poem that was, for some reason, but in the high school yearbook. Give me your opinions? If I am gone, And you decide to remember me one day, Remember me In the way...
    emilyythepilot emilyythepilot 13-15, F Jun 23

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    Okay so I wrote part of a song what do you think here it is the ground gave away I'm falling hard I'm on my way down to the bottom never knowing what the stars look like but for...
    Tyelioo Tyelioo 13-15, F Jun 27

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    Selfish, and Very Proud! Of course I'm selfish. Everyone is selfish if you really think about it, I'm just going to be upfront honest with you about the fact that I'm selfish and...
    FR3DR1CKA FR3DR1CKA 16-17, F Jun 28

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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 22 hrs ago

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    I self -harm but not by cutting myself. I use different methods. Most people think cutting is the only form of self-harm and that is completely untrue. There are many different...
    nessa3798 nessa3798 16-17, F 1 Response Jun 23

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    One thing that bothers me about "self-harm" is people always associate it with cutting or burning or whatever. There's other forms of self-harm people don't realize that they are...
    l3x1l0v3 l3x1l0v3 16-17, F 1 Response Jun 26

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    I take so many selfies it's unhealthy aha, I generally take around 50 selfies a day if I'm honest I have an album named 'selfies' and that has around 1000 selfies in
    drunkonwords drunkonwords 16-17, F 4 Responses Jun 27

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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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