Personal Stories

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Struggle and Bad Everywhere

Struggle and Bad Everywhere

Salam everyone. I’m struggling with a hard time in my life. I’m a teenager and I feel like everything is coming out at once, every obstacle. For one thing, my parents fight every night, then they fight with me, etc. My mother shouts everyday for no reason at all, maybe a dirty dish here and ... Read More
 
Balance

Balance

Hey everyone, I recently posted about my homosexuality but I just love this website and I wanna say that this will NOT be my last time posting! I have some additional comments on my homosexuality. I feel like I missed some points in my earlier post so I am just going to talk about them here. ... Read More
 
Denial

Denial

Sometimes we grow blind to the horror of our own experiences because we survived them. We no longer feel them. We become muted to our own torture. Yet when we share these abuses with others, their reactions are surprising. We are amazed that anyone could consider our trials to have been horrific. We are shocked when ... Read More
 

The little girl who survives..

 There was a girl when she was like 5 or 6, she was wronged by her neighbour who was so kind to her family.. his age was about her fathers age. For so many evenings or noon, he lured her to some quiet place sometimes in his house and did his disgusting thing to her . ... Read More
 
Why can’t I just break out?

Why can’t I just break out?

I have been dealing with depression and aniety my entire life. I started noticing signs of ocd when I was 8 years old but didnt realize what was wrong with me,and since I have parents who were too busy to pay attention I realized for myself why I had to repeat things over and over ... Read More
 
Culture of Addiction

Culture of Addiction

Loving one person and being loved by that person is the most important thing for your happiness, or even life. We hear this everyday. We see this everywhere, so regularly that the thought begins to come to us without our even being aware of it. And it’s so hard to escape this concept when you’re ... Read More