HuffPost user 'SionShankel' may have said it best with this comment: "These folks know how to make it work. They know more than Dr. Phil."
Whatever it is you're going through, someone has been there before. There is immense value in listening to those who have suffered and learned from their experiences.
Here is a collection of insights from REAL people that shared their stories of overcoming crisis with HuffPost Living's 'Breakthrough' community.