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I You Would'nt Believe What I've Been Through

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    OH Baby Let Me Tell Ya!

    At 30yrs old I look back at all the things that I have been thorough and sometimes can't believe I made it through. At the age of 17 I had my first baby so not the move. When I turned 18 I moved into my own apartment with my twin ah freedom at last. By 19 my sister...
    Braveheart4real Braveheart4real 31-35, F 5 Responses Jul 11, 2008

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    a few people havent believed me, then Im guessing its in some ways unbelievable.   I got talking about my life during group therapy this morning. Most of the members are in there late twenties, up to early forties, and I thinks ome of them might have thought I wasnt as...
    Tesse Tesse 18-21, F 14 Responses Nov 4, 2008

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    I believe everything happens for a reason; both the good and the bad. I have a pretty simple home life: my parents are still married, everyone in my house has a job, we have all...
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    When you have had your heart broken so badly, you become rather heartless. You feel nothing at all when someone you care about leaves you. Realization hits you, you started to see...
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    I want to become a better person so if u not my age or at least 18-21 I'm takin you out my circle sorry and thank you in advance
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    I used to be very angry with the universe. I had the "why me's" just like everyone else. I am not angry anymore. I honestly believe that everyone has a path in life. I think...
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    I want to be strong but there are times when I just don't want to deal with life anymore . And I wish God would just take me.. I have been through so much in my short 17 years of...
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    I have been through many things and like many with hindsight I think why did I not do things differently. Most people on the outside of abuse at home say "You should leave" while...
    vampirish vampirish 46-50, F 4 Responses 5 days ago

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    In a world we live in today, it is difficult to see the good things in life when life only throws the bad things in our faces. It is difficult to know to whom you can place your...
    CelaRose1995 CelaRose1995 18-21, F 6 Responses Aug 14

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    If everyone shared the lessons and knowledge of their lives, we could learn so much from each other, and there would be more empathy and less strife. Here are some of the wisdom...
    samemay54 samemay54 51-55, F 7 Responses 6 hrs ago

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    First a brief history of me so you can get to know the skeleton of my life, but not necessarily the essence. Life can still be a b-itch, but I love it anyway: it’s my imperfect...
    WisteriaGrace WisteriaGrace 51-55, F 3 Responses Aug 3

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    people who have not truely been abused either mentally or physically have no real idea on what the ones who do are talking about. sadly most of my life is a blur because for...
    Kalsero Kalsero 22-25, M 5 Responses 4 days ago

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    To be completely fair and honest we all have been through shitloads in our lifetimes. It's not usual to hear someone going through hardship, and it's typically casual and if not...
    stevan456 stevan456 13-15, M 1 day ago

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    Trying to numb the pain... During my grief, I numbly went through the motions of being alive. But mentally and physically dying in pain, and bewilderment, while the beliefs that...
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    [You never know how strong you are, until being strong is the only choice you have.] Would you hold my hand If I saw you in heaven? Would you help me stand If I saw you in heaven...
    samemay54 samemay54 51-55, F Aug 11

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    Would you recognise me if I saw you in heaven? Would you hold my hand if I saw you in heaven? Would you tell me you love me if I saw you in heaven? All these questions we ask...
    cassie343 cassie343 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 12

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    every thing you have been Through to this day has made you who you are and you are still ever you have been threw it let it go in the past and try to move on. i'm not saying from...
    Codyweb Codyweb 18-21, M 5 Responses Aug 17

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    Through painful experiences, I've learned, and keep on learning, to be gracious and humble, the complete opposite of the person I was, with all the naive brand of pride and...
    samemay54 samemay54 51-55, F Aug 22

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    Would you know my name If I saw you in heaven? Would it be the same If I saw you in heaven? I must be strong And carry on 'Cause I know, I don't belong in heaven. ~ Eric Clapton
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    I really hate to be cheesy here, but I'd like to share my story. My parents got divorced when I was about four years old. A few years later, I started to pluck out my eyelashes. At...
    Jmm23 Jmm23 16-17, F Aug 12

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    "We make plans, God only laughs." Biggest lesson I've learned from the death of my husband. It has become my mantra from then on. It fits my single-blessedness/widowhood even...
    samemay54 samemay54 51-55, F Aug 18

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    "Maybe we cannot escape from the destiny of the human, but we have a choice: to suffer our destiny, or to enjoy our destiny." ~ Miguel Ruiz, The Four Agreements As one grieves...
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    "No matter what, once in your life, someone will hurt you. That someone will take all that you are, and rip it into pieces and they won't even watch where the pieces land. But...
    margai margai 41-45, F 3 Responses Aug 18

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    I have had lots of problems. There have been times so bad that I had to convince myself to keep going on. If things can not be any worse, they can only get better. Problems can...
    Amaaj Amaaj 46-50, F Aug 8

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    Moving Forward Adversity knocked ... you are never the same again.
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    The day after my eight birthday my house burnt down killing my 2 cats, my dog barely survived. I was eight years old and homeless. I lost everything and wanted to die. I blamed...
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    BROKEN OPEN And the day came , when the risk to remain tight in a bud, became more painful than the risk it took to blossom. ~ Anais Nin A "turning-point...
    samemay54 samemay54 51-55, F 3 Responses Aug 13

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    Dark night of the soul....gentle surrender.....Phoenix process. It's frightening and isolating to plunge into the unknown. Loneliness is your only companion. You don't know when...
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    God breaks you... It is in the breaking that we come to know Him. Not in the blessing. He transforms you... He restores you.
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    All through your life when you live for others sacrificing every bit of your soul makes you reach that extreme and you say its enough now. Just need the wings to fly away and...
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    Remembering my husband; he would have been 57 years old today. With his passing, I came to realize that we live on borrowed time, indeed. For a time, I also once held in my heart...
    samemay54 samemay54 51-55, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    Life can hit you hard. Life is not about how hard it can hit you. Life is about how hard you can get hit and how you can get back up. Life is about how hard you can get hit and how...
    stawnalahcim stawnalahcim 22-25, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    It's your road and yours alone. Others may walk it with you, but no one can walk it for you. I learned that no one can walk my journey but me.
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    MilweePetite MilweePetite 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 3

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    Here's what I've learned. I’ve learned- that you cannot make someone love you. All you can do is be someone who can be loved. The rest is up to them. I’ve learned- that no...
    YellowBrightLight YellowBrightLight 18-21 1 Response Aug 19

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    I've you're ugly so many times that I've become immune to it! The thing that people don't realize is that diamonds always look rough on the outside until they are polished. But...
    BloodyVampire BloodyVampire 41-45, M Aug 18

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    It was a very very bad case of betrayal & I still have a hard time to accept it now. I don't regret being with him and I definitely don't regret what happened, because it has...
    EbbsBreaux EbbsBreaux 16-17, F Aug 3

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    I hate being called,"mam." I know it's a firm of respect but I'm only 27 and people think I look 20-24 usually. Some even said I look kike a teenager! Usually 19 ;) I don't get why...
    faerieshimmer87 faerieshimmer87 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 18