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    Could've Been Better

    I went on the Traditions of Europe Trip this summer. We traveled to The Netherlands, Belgium, France, England, Wales, and Ireland. While the trip provided me with the opportunity to do and see things I only dreamed of and definitely changed me, there were some key things about...
    golddust2009 golddust2009 18-21, F Aug 20, 2009

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    Australia 2006

    Last year I got a letter inviting me to come to an informational meeting about a trip to Australia. I thought it was too good to be true, since it was essentially my dream trip. Happily, it wasn't, and after the enrollment period I was accepted as a People to People Student...
    oxymoronk oxymoronk 16-17, F 2 Responses Sep 24, 2007

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    Had An Awesome Time

    I went on the Great Wall and Beyond trip and ended up having a lot more fun than I would have ever thought. I had amazing friends, an amazing delegation manager, and had experiences I otherwise wouldn't have even come close to having. At home, I'm considered shy, quiet and no...
    introvertedloser introvertedloser 16-17, F Jul 27, 2013

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    Australia Summer Of 2011

    I traveled with People to People this past summer to Australia, I had the best time of my life there. I never thought in my entire life that I would ever have an oppurtunity like this. I got the letter and didn't really take it seriously until I went to the orientation meeting, I...
    vkcontreras vkcontreras 16-17 1 Response Oct 15, 2011

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    My Time At People To People

    I am a people to people alumni and I loved every second of my trips. I went to Scotland Ireland England and Wales. As well I went to Australia and to new Zealand. On my trips I had many experiences that most of us could never have achieved on our own. I have also met many life...
    Brenton8Sumters Brenton8Sumters 22-25, M 2 Responses Oct 16, 2012

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    A Wonderful Program!

    i went on two trips about 10 years ago, one to australia and new zealand, the second to france, spain, germany, switzerland, and monaco. i wonder if anyone on here went on the same trips as me? anyway, it's an absolutely wonderful program and i endorse it 100%!
    journeyfulloflaughter journeyfulloflaughter 26-30, F 3 Responses Feb 13, 2008

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    European Legends 2010

    I went on the European Legends tour in the summer of 2010 after getting an invite to go to Australia. Seeing the homeland (Ireland) was great and as a history buff I loved seeing Bastogne and Normandy. Overall had an amazing experience. Not much else I can say and keep it brief...
    bigshooter1993 bigshooter1993 18-21 Aug 31, 2012

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    Summer Of 2012

    Well i leave tomorrow for France, Austria, Switzerland, Italy, and The Vadican. I'm so scared and nervise. If anyone here can give me some advice about the trip I would love that. Thanks. EDIT: the trip was amazing i had so much fun
    random298 random298 13-15, F 1 Response Jun 26, 2012

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    I don't believe in what they say because i don't think how I look really helped me to get much of what I want. Except my jobs because I know my employers all hired me not only...
    thousandcuts thousandcuts 22-25, F 2 Responses 3 hrs ago

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    This is true I hate being judged by people who don't know me unless there in my shoes yes I am lazy I have been all my life true but there are other factors one 1 I am immature 2 I...
    jon200547 jon200547 26-30, M 2 Responses 4 hrs ago

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    Great people watching places: bike rallies, restaurants (especially couples), topless nightclubs, weddings, the mall...
    Cosair Cosair 36-40, M 4 hrs ago

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    Best place to people watch is at the mall you can sit outside by the restaurants and just watch the people walk by
    bandit5320 bandit5320 31-35, M 2 Responses 5 hrs ago

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    Hello. Experience project really helped me meet new people. Some I can relate from the people I've met. I really want to meet new people here.
    HeartsBlossoms HeartsBlossoms 13-15, F 6 hrs ago

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    Sadly this happens far too often. Both on here and in real life. People who almost make a sport out of destroying and distressing others. If that is all you have to do in life you...
    Superficialsaint Superficialsaint 31-35, F 2 Responses 8 hrs ago

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    Thought this was interesting and I wanted to share my thoughts in a forum where I don't have to worry about what people think. I have been a cross dresser all my life. I often...
    silkydrawers silkydrawers 46-50 3 Responses 9 hrs ago

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    I see dumb people, walking around like regular people. They don't see each other. They only see what they want to see. They don't know they're dumb.They're everywhere.
    CaffeineJunky CaffeineJunky 18-21, F 2 Responses 9 hrs ago

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    I see dead people, but I don't believe in ghosts. It's all in the mind. Call it imagination if you like. Like an amputee can still feel the bit that was chopped off. I'm sure...
    Heellover Heellover 36-40, M 1 Response 9 hrs ago

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    Don't you hate it when it's a full moon and people become really stupid on the roads or just being plain stupid anywhere? And you're like, "This is why I hide in my house...
    Peridot22 Peridot22 22-25, F 1 Response 10 hrs ago

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    Not Anymore.... I am not going to wear myself thin, and go out of my way to be there for my friends in their time of need, when, it comes that I need them for one reason or...
    BroknGirl89 BroknGirl89 26-30, F 11 hrs ago

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    This has to be my BIGGEST pet peeve ever! I just can't stand when people read over my shoulder, and look and see what I am writing, or reading, it just ****** me off so bad! I find...
    BroknGirl89 BroknGirl89 26-30, F 1 Response 11 hrs ago

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    I hate people! I think 99% of them are stupid, ignorant, inconsiderate, f***ing morons and I enjoy telling them so as often as I can without loosing my job. Though I have taken...
    oneconcernedfincitizen oneconcernedfincitizen 46-50, M 16 hrs ago

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    When I am really depressed. I shut people out. When I am really sad. I shut people out. When I am really scared. I shut people out. When I am really afraid I shut people out When I...
    BroknGirl89 BroknGirl89 26-30, F 18 hrs ago

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    I hate when people try to start arguments with other people on my posts/questions. I understand you want to speak out, and you're welcome to speak and give your opinion's but when...
    Autumnflowers Autumnflowers 18-21 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    Hi I would like to vent a bit on here.Everyone one of us are allowed to voice are opinions on here.Some of the people on EP are not very friendly.So if you are like me and get rude...
    Fruitypunch15 Fruitypunch15 31-35 2 days ago

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    I wonder what goes through everyone's minds here when they read my stories or look at the groups I'm in. I wonder what first impression I give. Most people see one thing they like...
    wishingforrecovery wishingforrecovery 16-17, F 3 days ago

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    I've long thought/believed that People Come Into Your Life For A Reason... I've just not always been clear on what the reason Is, y'know? To learn & grow, of course. To share...
    AdoraGel AdoraGel 31-35, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    I really really genuinely do! I can't stand when a kindhearted person that only cares about other people, Someone that puts everyone before themselves and hates hurting others, Has...
    Raptax231 Raptax231 18-21, M 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    People like this...I see people saying their going to commit suicide or thinking about it, and these people just say things to make them want to pull the trigger even more. What...
    GreenDayIsBae GreenDayIsBae 16-17, M 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    I don't know why but I'm always the last choice or completely ignored. Me: "Yeah you can come to my house when it's midnight. No problem. I'll make sure you're happy before I...
    Lcy2472 Lcy2472 13-15, F 1 Response Jun 25

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    If you ever think about moving to the Bronx you better think twice. Bronx is not a place where you want your kids growing up. The Bronx are full of rude people. I grow up In the...
    lorrena19 lorrena19 18-21, F Jun 23

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    I wanted to do a post that was controversial or say something controversial leave it for the day . Of course it may have cost me being bashed all day , being blocked , being fought...
    Stephenrko Stephenrko 36-40, M Jun 21

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    You know, it's because of all these fake people out there that the real, sincere ones can't be heard, seen and trusted. Because they lie, they pretend and ultimately backstab that...
    dinosoar0216 dinosoar0216 18-21, F 3 Responses Jun 18

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    When I say good - I don't mean Christian. I mean people that have values that they live by. VALUES IN ACTION 1. Intimate relationships. This domain is about your relationship...
    tryingagainII tryingagainII 56-60, M Jun 17

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    Sometimes I look at myself really hard, everything I hate and love about myself, and I think "Does it really matter? Does anyone really care?" No ones ever expressed any hatred for...
    LookToTheNeonLights LookToTheNeonLights 26-30, F 1 Response Jun 16

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    I guess I've always been a people watcher. From a very young age I started noticing how some people have to be the center of attention. Some of these same people will be constantly...
    davidschild37 davidschild37 22-25, M 1 Response Jun 16

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    People make sincere mistakes because of oversight, over confidence, inability to make right choices, not enough information, laziness, paranoia, delusion, etc. Accepting people's...
    GoodHeartedGuy GoodHeartedGuy 46-50, M 2 Responses Jun 16

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    Read this in my class! 1. Waste Time Feeling Sorry for Themselves. You don’t see mentally strong people feeling sorry for their circumstances or dwelling on the way they’ve...
    summerwind22 summerwind22 51-55, F 2 Responses Jun 16

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    Hi I would like vent about this subject.I Hate fake people. You know I am just point fingers at people.I am just going to share my examples of the fake people I have encounter with...
    Fruitypunch15 Fruitypunch15 31-35 1 Response Jun 15

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    Hi I would like to vent a bit.I am often judge by people that dont even know me.Here is a few example.Me and my spouse moved to this apartment complex last year.And when my spouse...
    Fruitypunch15 Fruitypunch15 31-35 1 Response Jun 15

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    I just don't understand people, they say one thing then do another, wonder why I'm always anxious, I trust so deeply in my love and faith For God, as he says he understands me and...
    HonestWordsForever HonestWordsForever 36-40, F 1 Response Jun 14

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    Hey ;) so many people in my circle have been trying to message me on here and I haven't responded to most of the people. I'm sorry but I like to talk to people more my age than...
    Lilly690 Lilly690 16-17, F 1 Response Jun 14

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