Words Hurt

Yeni Vargas - los angeles, California
Entered on April 30, 2009
Age Group: Under 18

This I believe because I know everyone has experienced it throughout their life times. I am a girl that has gotten hurt, not physically but with words. I have lived through out my life with words that really affected me. These words came from family, friends, boyfriends/girlfriends. People that talk to others using strong words might not notice the harm and pain that they are causing to others. It’s ugly when we hear these words it can cause a lot of damage with our personality and with our brains.

Back in the 11th grade I met a nice, good looking guy. This guy made all my problems disappear. He came to my life when I needed help. He made me smile when I was going through hard times. He basically changed my whole life. We became good friends and then through out the weeks we became more than friends. In that moment I felt like the happiest girl alive. There was something in him that caught my attention and that dragged me to him. But through out time this love started fading away. It was on a Friday that we broke up.

He used words that have been in my mind for a long time. These words that came out from his lips really left me hurt and damaged. Thinking about them, they made no sense at all. I had to live every day trying so hard not to think about, him but things got worse when I had become one of ex’s friends in myspace. I then started going in to my myspace everyday just to talk to him I knew that what I was doing was wrong but something unexplainable just kept dragging me back to him. For weeks this kept going until there came a day was I heard rumors going on about him. That’s when I decided to stop this dramatic scene and end with it once and for all. The next day I tried not to think about him and tried to distract myself with something to do. So I started going out with my family and friends. We laughed and just lived the moment. That’s when at the end of the day I had survived one day without him in my mind. So I started the next day fresh and promised to myself that I was going to keep my mind busy. Through out time I realized how much I have accomplished in life. When I went back to school, I was still in that stage of pain but not as much as I had been days before. Well everything was going great when at the end of the day I saw my ex and well I just kept walking towards the school bus. Many months passed by me and I can finally say that I have accomplished one of my goals which was to forget his hurtful words.

Now I see life differently because I know that words can get really into you. They can stay there for as long as you want them to stay, but life goes on. Even though life goes on, some words can stay with you forever.