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

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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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    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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    Totally agree to this. I feel like our experiences in life will make us better people. And hopefully someone will listen to me and take my advice for what I've been through. I'm...
    carebear1019 carebear1019 31-35, F Jun 29

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    I'm not sure if this counts but I see that from what I have been through, it has made me a better person. Basically, since I was 5 years old my parents have been separated. My...
    edenfw edenfw 16-17, F 3 Responses Jun 29

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    Iv been through so much in my younger days, although I don't wish the misery and pain I felt, on my worst enemy! I am happy I made it out alive! I am happy I can experience every...
    bolahaming bolahaming 18-21, M a week ago

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    I can count the number of people in my family on two hands. I'm 28. My step(real) father died when I was 13. My biological dad I have only seen once in my life when I was 14, he is...
    determination0106 determination0106 26-30, M 2 Responses a week ago

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    when I was little my parents were very well not good parents I would cry and they would send me away to a hospital pump me full of meds then send me home. when I was 12 I was...
    Yungbug Yungbug 18-21, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    When I was sixteen (19 years ago), I had a bad car wreck. It was technically my fault. We rear ended a school bus. I was driving like any sixteen year old, checking the mirror...
    truthandbeauty truthandbeauty 36-40, F 2 Responses Jul 1

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    hey all ! ... this is important and big. can i have a small time of yours, just little.. few minutes.. i sign up here around a year back to share my story with people and i did. i...
    heartless2 heartless2 22-25, M 1 day ago

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    Stop going for the crumbs, When the cake is right in front of you
    palmtreespring91 palmtreespring91 22-25, M 18 hrs ago

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    "Some people don't know you're limited Because you've made it good with that crutch , you hop good on one leg. So good that other people don't even know that you go home and nurse...
    cbeneath cbeneath 22-25, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    So, yay, I must be growing because I'm still going through stuff... thank you, LDR's for teaching me valuable lessons... and giving me the courage to get out and solve my problems...
    AlwaysPersevere71 AlwaysPersevere71 41-45, M 2 Responses Jun 23

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    I am stronger because of all I've been through... I was 16 when everything happened. It all seemed to snowball honestly. I had been home sick with the flu. I was staying at my...
    Ginnty Ginnty 18-21, F 4 Responses Jul 10

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    I am a ski racer ( downhill ski racing like you have probably seen on the olympics) . I like many ski racers spend their summers at Mt.Hood, Oregon. In 2009 I was a happy and...
    Snowtiger4 Snowtiger4 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 8

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    If I was to write every single detail, I'd probably be typing all night. Plus I am too lazy :P But well me name is Emily, I'm 17 years old. I was raped when I was 12 by a...
    Emily97x Emily97x 16-17, F 3 Responses Jul 9

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    I'm not a strong person, at least I don't think I am. I've been through my share of difficulties and trials and somehow or another I've managed to squeeze my way through them. It's...
    CloakedStranger CloakedStranger 22-25, M 2 Responses Jun 30

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    I may only be fourteen but I've been through a lot. I went through, a hard stage of depression and cutting, I tried suicide once. I had to come out of the closet to my parents...
    LizzyQ7788 LizzyQ7788 13-15, F Jul 5

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    I am thankful for everything I've learned throughout my life, and that the **** I've had to deal with hasn't hardened my heart. But I would really love a break, I'm exhausted.
    planetcaravan planetcaravan 22-25, F 6 Responses Jul 9

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    Growing up, my parents were abusive alcoholics but I still loved them because in my heart I still had hope that someday they would change and be the people I knew they were capable...
    chadwiak01 chadwiak01 22-25, F 2 Responses Jun 27

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    "Does a weak person become strong because they have to? Or do they become strong because they want to?" I've never been the kind of guy that an hide my emotions well, I end up...
    CatchingDarkness CatchingDarkness 16-17, M 4 Responses Jun 30

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    My mum was a single teenage mum that had to raise me all on her own so social services were constantly in and out of our lives. I had to call the ambulance a lot for my mum because...
    Soperslime Soperslime 18-21, F 4 Responses Jul 7

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    This could be triggering to anyone with experiences of sexual or domestic abuse. My life has not been easy. In 2012, I discovered that I was sexually abused as a child. I have no...
    LucellaLuna LucellaLuna 22-25, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    I was sexually abused by my stepfather when I was 9 years old. I am now 18 soon to be 19 and I can clearly remember how it all started. I lasted my head on his lap because my head...
    Esperanza95 Esperanza95 18-21, F 4 Responses 1 day ago

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    We all have personal demons & insecurities prisoner's of our thoughts & mine's is never feeling good enough. I suppose it started from childhood I've come to realize my father to...
    livelymind livelymind 18-21, F Jun 29

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    You showed me that I could be strong on my own… You showed me that I do not need anyone… You showed me I could do what ever I wanted in this world… But you also showed me...
    joyevaa joyevaa 31-35, F 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    Once their was a little boy. He grew up in a house with his Daddy and his Mummy and his sisters. One day the little boy saw the truth, when he was about six. He watched as his...
    TorchwoodBoy TorchwoodBoy 18-21, M 2 days ago

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    When I was around 12 years old, I started losing my hair. I had gorgeous locks....long....thick....dirty blonde hair. My mom was beside herself because she was not only worried...
    Pinky65 Pinky65 46-50, F 9 Responses Jul 14

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    Cancer claimed the lives of my mom, my step mom and recently my grandpa. To anyone who's gone or is going through something similar, know this. While they have left us, they have...
    alam88 alam88 22-25, M 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    Up at 3am and home at 7pm....Home from a long day of work.thought today would never end. :( Oh what a sight to walk up the stairs and see him totally trashed! Falling off the...
    Lovesthebeach Lovesthebeach 56-60, F 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    Sometimes the stronger you become the weaker your core gets..
    ShallowPink ShallowPink 18-21, F 4 Responses Jul 9

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    When life puts you down, you gotta stand back up and fight again its never is your last fight until you are dead and that will be your retirement from your life job. Meanwhile, you...
    fearlesslyliving fearlesslyliving 18-21, F 5 Responses 4 days ago

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    Geez, I don't know how to start this off. Okay I was a shy kid who desperately wanted the girls. Too simple? Well I was always rejected because I'm ugly (well atleast I was before...
    IntrovertBooker IntrovertBooker 13-15, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    My Dad died when I was quite young. My Mum has never been that maternal. My grandmother helped raise me while my Mum travelled with her men. I was flown alone to join my Mum in...
    Silfverberg Silfverberg 26-30, F 2 Responses Jun 26

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    The fight starts in my mind. 5 am goodmorning. Within ten minutes it spews onto everyone I know. The one I'm fighting disapears and I can't hold. But everyone ealse is so easy to...
    mybadwhereami mybadwhereami 26-30, M 1 Response Jul 8

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    Childhood cancer survivor every other patient I went through chemo with is dead I don't want to be seen as strong or inspirational I just want to live not be held to a higher...
    DeLos1985 DeLos1985 26-30, M 2 Responses Jul 10

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    We have been living together for the past 3 years. I work and go to school. He doesn't have a job, doesn't go to school, and smokes pot every day. It's a hassle to get him to help...
    Mila91 Mila91 22-25, F 2 Responses Jul 2

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    It wasn't a relationship break-up but, it was a break-up with this guy that I had feelings for like after my birthday; November 1. He was the roommate of my friend in college. He...
    Samaccino Samaccino 16-17, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    "Something else" lol With good and bad connotations
    Kimbahbay Kimbahbay 16-17, F Jul 1

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    Cute, thick, annoying , smart, lol
    7lee7 7lee7 16-17, F Jul 8

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    Author's note: I'm sorry if all this doesn't make sense. It was written to understand, and I worked through a lot writing it. It feels odd posting it but I haven't posted here in a...
    theologian theologian 18-21, M Jul 4

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    Hey folks,That's me. I would like to introduce myself now, as I am a newcomer to the Experience Project. I am a 19-year-old from the 'burbs of Chicago, Illinois who is also a...
    fiftyofsomethin fiftyofsomethin 18-21, M 1 Response Jun 24

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    Sincw you've been gone, I've been peaceful. I supposed what I really missed, felt remorse over, over pained about was the missed opportunity... But there was always something that...
    Shoutittotheworld23 Shoutittotheworld23 26-30, M 2 Responses Jul 1

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    Suppose I said the following; what would you think? I’m wondering if I really like this guy more than I’ve let myself realize. I know he’s really into me. But I’ve been...
    patjemison patjemison 46-50 Jun 26

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    I esp. admire those who have led lives of adversity, and simply get on with their lives and do not whine about what they have been through. I know there are people in EP...
    ColleenOhara ColleenOhara 56-60, F 5 Responses Jun 28

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    I've been grinding my whole life niqqa.Know what I'm talking bout?In all honesty, I hate these guys. There's just so much wrong with hood culture. Gangster rap has such a negative...
    IndoSavior IndoSavior 18-21, M 2 Responses Jul 10

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    Suppose I told you this story—what would you think? I know this guy is really into me. But I’ve been hurt a lot, and I’m not sure I’m ready for anything serious. So I tell...
    patjemison patjemison 46-50 1 Response Jun 26

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    Suppose I told you this story—what would you think? I know this guy is really into me. But I’ve been hurt a lot, and I’m not sure I’m ready for anything serious. So I tell...
    patjemison patjemison 46-50 Jun 26