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#189511 - 11/01/07 03:50 PM Because of you........
James_dup1 Offline


Registered: 04/13/02
Posts: 1332
Loc: Wyoming
OK...I liston to country music and right now Reba and Kelly Clarkson have a song on the charts called "Because of you". I know Kelly has it out on her own, but if you havnt heard them sing it download it they sound great together. Anyways, I really love this song. It really makes me think of people from my past who have hurt me. Either abuse or mental or some other form. I wanted to post one part of the song that really hits everytime I hear it. So here it is:

Because of you I never stray too far from the sidewalk
Because of you I learned to play on the safe side So I don't get hurt
Because of you I find it hard to trust
Not only me, but everyone around me
Because of you I am afraid

Like I said everytime I hear it makes me think of the people who have hurt me and how they have played a role in the way I view the world today. I thought y'all could add to the list. So finish the line:

Because of you...............

Thanks
James

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#189514 - 11/01/07 04:20 PM Re: Because of you........ [Re: James_dup1]
trusty Offline
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MaleSurvivor

Registered: 05/14/07
Posts: 167
Loc: Indiana, USA
Because of you I am afraid to be who I really am
Because of you I am afraid to get too close to others

Thanks,
Russ

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#189516 - 11/01/07 04:24 PM Re: Because of you........ [Re: trusty]
Still Offline
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Registered: 02/16/07
Posts: 6507
Loc: Terminus
Because of you I have no idea what I was supposed to be.
Because of you my sexuality is a mess.
Because of you I've had to fake my way through much of life.

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When the phone don't ring, I'll know its you.

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#189518 - 11/01/07 04:34 PM Re: Because of you........ [Re: trusty]
dannym Offline
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MaleSurvivor

Registered: 03/24/07
Posts: 543
Loc: Boulder, Colorado
I have both positive and negative aspects of being a survivor... a few...


Because of you I am ashamed of my body
Because of you I am afraid of being alone
Because of you I hate myself
Because of you I am always waiting to be hurt
Because of you I almost drank myself to death
Because of you I learned to lie
Because of you my life has been hard

Because of you I had to become stronger
Because of you I am very careful to show people how much the mean to me
Because of you I try everyday to make a positive difference
Because of you I am a more consciencious lover - could never treat someone as an object like YOU did me


Because of you I have met the most incredible group of men in the world

thanks,
dan

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#189520 - 11/01/07 04:38 PM Re: Because of you........ [Re: Still]
roadrunner Offline
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Registered: 05/02/05
Posts: 22045
Loc: Carlisle, PA
Wow, what a topic. Here are a few I can think of right away:

Because of you I thought that sex is something that adults do to children when they're bad.

Because of you I figured that no one would ever love me.

Because of you all the world seemed unsafe.

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Nobody living can ever stop me
As I go walking my freedom highway.
Nobody living can make me turn back:
This land was made for you and me.
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#189531 - 11/01/07 05:07 PM Re: Because of you........ [Re: roadrunner]
GateKPR4 Offline
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MaleSurvivor

Registered: 10/28/07
Posts: 955
Loc: North Carolina, USA
Because of you My soul was raped
Because of you I I experienced hatred & rage
Because of you My life was a lie
Because of you I died inside
Because of you I needed to hide
Because of you I hated the world
Because of you I lock my doors
Because of you I don't trust
Because of you I lost myself!

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The greatest discoveries we will find within ourselves.
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#189542 - 11/01/07 05:38 PM Re: Because of you........ [Re: GateKPR4]
MusicMan Offline
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Registered: 11/23/03
Posts: 144
Loc: Elmira, NY
I'm not a country music fan, but this thread is still interesting...

Because of you, I lost my identity.
Because of you, I almost took my own life.
Because of you, I had 2 nervous breakdowns.

Because of you, I have had to rebuild my life. But, guess what, I'm doing it, God, because of you.


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#189549 - 11/01/07 06:50 PM Re: Because of you........ [Re: MusicMan]
SEVEN ARROWS Offline
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MaleSurvivor

Registered: 08/12/07
Posts: 1298
because of you i have no life


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#189655 - 11/02/07 11:06 AM Re: Because of you........ [Re: SEVEN ARROWS]
KENKEN Offline
Member
MaleSurvivor

Registered: 09/25/07
Posts: 762
Loc: NOTHERN COLORADO
Because of you, my life is messed up
Because of you, my GF and I are going through Hell
Because of you, I am angry, confused, inadequate, isolated,
feeling sorry for my self, just to name a few
Because of you, I can't sleep through the night w/out nightmares
Because of you, I hate myself
Because of you, I no longer have a brother to love

But Because of you, I am going to become a better
person and confront you some day.
But Because of you, I will live the rest of my life in Peace.

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From the Movie: Antwone Fisher

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#189759 - 11/02/07 10:26 PM Re: Because of you........ [Re: KENKEN]
buzz_key Offline
Member
MaleSurvivor

Registered: 03/31/07
Posts: 635
Loc: USA
because of you, i felt worthless
because of you, i tried to find your love with other men
because of you, i felt like an imposter as a male
because of you, i learned to judge EVERYONE, to the nth degree
because of you, i always wanted to be better than you
because of you, i learned how to survive
because of you, i am who i am today


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