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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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    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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    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...
    relief9 relief9 18-21, F Aug 20, 2009

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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 13-15, F Jul 27, 2013

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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 3 Responses Oct 16, 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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    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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    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 16-18, F 2 Responses Sep 24, 2007

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    Related Experiences

    An old man suggested me to die the other day. It sounds polite, doesn't it? He was just inviting to put an end to my life. After all of the years that I have been using the...
    Andreawantstodie Andreawantstodie 18-21, F 4 Responses 12 hrs ago

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    I am very good at reading people even online people. It is easy to pick out the left wing drones on here who try to bait conservative people into saying something over the top...
    johnny048 johnny048 46-50, M 7 hrs ago

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    I love people who are extraordinary. In my opinion, people who are unusual or intellectual are really awesome to be around! Some people might call them unusual, or maybe even odd...
    lifeisatest lifeisatest 22-25, M 2 Responses 10 hrs ago

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    I HATE when people see me cry yet that is all I have been doing the past few days! I hate when people say that, "I had depression and it sounds like you do too" or when people say...
    funsnowgal funsnowgal 22-25, F 1 Response 10 hrs ago

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    So I have been on here for about a week and I've met a variety of people. Some were strange, some were pervs and some were amazing. Out of the 8 amazing people I have met, one...
    jamesbond1551 jamesbond1551 13-15, M 1 Response 6 hrs ago

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    I love meeting people and making new friends. Feel free to message me ^~^ but I'm not into pedo people and stuff
    Justlookinok Justlookinok 13-15, F 3 hrs ago

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    As I mature, I become more open about what I'm actually feeling and interested in. This surprises people for some reason, and I'm told I'm weird and strange a lot. I don't feel...
    itbemeyo itbemeyo 22-25, F 7 Responses 1 hr ago

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    With some people when their purpose is served they will leave again!
    KittenInGlasgow KittenInGlasgow 46-50, F 4 Responses 21 hrs ago

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    I despise people who makes a fake profile. Please don't message me ,i won't reply.
    yornc yornc 18-21, M 4 Responses 16 hrs ago

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    So my music teacher has bipolar disorder and had to go away for a little while to get better. She is such an inspiration- she packed up her entire life here in England because of...
    writercookies writercookies 13-15, F 1 Response 11 hrs ago

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    Im so weird that some people think I have problems.. So i'd like to have weird friends
    XonekissX XonekissX 13-15, F 10 hrs ago

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    I think life is too short to live in someone else's shadow. Therefore, I respect people who are proud of who they are, and don't bother trying to blend in with everybody else. I...
    lifeisatest lifeisatest 22-25, M 1 Response 10 hrs ago

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    I don't get though it always happen to me. this is one of the reasons why I tend to not trust people.
    SweetAlone13 SweetAlone13 13-15, F 2 Responses 9 hrs ago

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    Yes, I like the unusual and quirkiness but that doesn't amount to psychopaths and perversion. I am attracted to intelligent people because I am a curious cat and forever willing to...
    Susana1985 Susana1985 26-30, F 3 Responses 9 hrs ago

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    Every time i speak with someone in person,my face emotion suddenly changes,i cant control it,it just happens.I look like im afraid and i dont like the person,but thats just how i...
    Connectiver Connectiver 22-25, M 2 Responses 8 hrs ago

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    Without critical though you are lost. Too many people today do not think and just google an answer they need. Not good!
    johnny048 johnny048 46-50, M 7 hrs ago

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    Just got the most derogatory and self righteous comment on a post I made about losing my virginity. I respect that some people decide not to have sex or to wait to have sex, but it...
    leo1292 leo1292 18-21, F 7 Responses 5 hrs ago

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    I am so ******* tired of people thinking they are better than others. Everyone is equal so get over yourself already!!!!
    TheUNkn0wn0n3 TheUNkn0wn0n3 13-15, M 3 hrs ago

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    This is one thing that im proud of. I couldnt even hit my friend even if he asks me to. If i do happen to hurt someone i try to help, i cant stand seeing people in pain.
    admiral14 admiral14 13-15, M 3 hrs ago

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    So there's this guy, right On EP All he ever posts is how he wants to kill himself. So, I told him to just do it. He took down all my comments (I'm guessing he's mad I called...
    GrimAndInUtterDismay GrimAndInUtterDismay 13-15, F 2 hrs ago

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    I know it sounds so horrible, but I do. I try. I try so hard to like them. I want to get along and enjoy whatever it is that everyone else seems to love, but I just can't! Every...
    faeriefate faeriefate 18-21 1 Response Mar 20

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    I'm not sure if this is considered selfish, but I didn't know where else this list would fit. Basically, I hate people act like this: -People who make everything about them...
    Dreamer32 Dreamer32 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 6

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    Just because people are near you does not mean they are a part of your life I dont want people other people talking about me and when they consider the source it like this people...
    judp judp 46-50, M Apr 6

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    Hello guys, I hope you're all doing well. I sort of hesitated about the idea of posting my experience here but I decided to do so. I sort of think that I have been a schizoid my...
    Bloodyshrines Bloodyshrines 13-15, F 2 Responses Apr 10

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    There are all kinds of connections that you can have with people in reality- physical, spiritual, emotional, mental...each have their own merit, their own value in your life. In...
    Bellastasia Bellastasia 26-30, F 6 Responses 6 days ago

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    I am looking for exceptional people. People who think. People who love. People who desire change. People who use emotions as a compass and logic as a map. People who are searching...
    oakenbras oakenbras 18-21, M 2 Responses Mar 20

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    I don't know, like I wish people would whisper to other people as they say me and go, "Oh my god she is SO pretty!" I wish they would come up to me and tell me how gorgeous I am...
    SeanaO SeanaO 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 22

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    I'm not writing this to speak of myself ,I've done that already in my storys & confessions here I want people here to read this to know that life can change for the better...
    bob350 bob350 56-60, M 1 Response Mar 23

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    I hate lazy people. There's always one in my group assignments and group discussions. How can I have a group discussion in my tutorial classes if people don't prepare the work or...
    GoFuckYourselfBitch GoFuckYourselfBitch 70+, M Mar 24

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    Fear of coming out! It took a life time to come to the point of accepting myself. Fear controlled me. Don't make the same mistake I did. This is something that I have written on...
    Trisha60ts Trisha60ts 61-65, T 1 Response Mar 26

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    I Work At A Burger King And We Meet And See All Kinds Of Diff. People Well... Every Since I Have Started Working There I Have Gotten The Chance To Speak To Lots Of People That Don...
    MissyMay4 MissyMay4 18-21, F Mar 26

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    90% of the time, I am afraid of people. I do not allow myself to get close to a lot of people, because I am always worried about getting hurt by people. I have learned over the...
    NYSlilAngel NYSlilAngel 26-30, F 2 Responses Mar 27

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    Everyone is adamant that people care more about what the heart has to offer rather than appearance, but the reality is, people DO judge us and people DO judge us based on our...
    MissMisunderstood1 MissMisunderstood1 16-17, F 5 Responses Mar 29

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    I am a barista, so a lot of people make small talk about the weather. I find it very frustrating when people say they are unhappy because it is raining. Rain is important too. I...
    innerself000 innerself000 18-21 Mar 30

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    Hello my name's jerred, I find myself different than a lot of people from the way I think and the things I do. I can't stand people who are suffering I feel like I must help each...
    wolfdog722 wolfdog722 18-21 Mar 31

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    Hi Everyone!!! This is my first time to share my experience online.I am glad that i joined this beautiful & useful website. So one of my struggle is that i have very difficult time...
    ocean222 ocean222 26-30, F 3 Responses Apr 1

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    Since I'm not what people stereotype me to be, I often feel as though I bother them by simply existing. One of my many corks is that I always feel like I'm in someone's way. I...
    JustAnotherHuman34 JustAnotherHuman34 18-21, M 5 Responses Apr 4

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    When I met people when I was 14-15 I used to always think, "what do they think?","how do I impress?". After all the effort you put in with people, sometimes or most of the time you...
    MisssValentine MisssValentine 18-21, F 7 Responses Apr 5

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    So basically what I have noticed at my time at uni is that people with similar aesthetics tend to group together. Like the attractive/confident band together and the quieter ones...
    captaindusk captaindusk 18-21, M Apr 6

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    I REALLY HATE disrespectful people! I think germaphobic people are the most disrespectful people on this Earth. These people will not shake your hand, but they will go out to...
    Missinterpret Missinterpret 31-35, F Apr 6

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    When I'm around a lot if people I feel out of place. I feel like I don't belong and I'm awkward. I feel like the ugly duckling and a martian from another planet that has no way...
    Derrick1987 Derrick1987 26-30, M 1 Response Apr 6

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    All my life I have dealt with jealous people. People who smile in my face but wish me harm when i'm not looking. People who constantly compare their lives with mine. I've learned...
    HigherCalling HigherCalling 22-25, F Apr 7

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    There are many people out there who claim to be a Christian or a follower of Christ. What is a Christian or a follower of Christ? My definition of such people are those believers...
    KittenInGlasgow KittenInGlasgow 46-50, F 1 Response Apr 8

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