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I Am a Prisoner In My Own Home

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    Prisoner In My Own World - Im 45, with 4 children and married.  I was laid off from work in june 2010.  I've been paying on a car which is in my husband name and the car tags...
    suki66 suki66 41-45 3 Responses May 8, 2012

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    I'm Going to Saw Through the Bars! - I use a motorised wheelchair and Australia sucks regarding disability access. I am able to leave my house alone, sure. Once I get outside...
    TheRealWoman TheRealWoman 31-35, F 13 Responses Sep 16, 2008

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    No Title - Any one else feel so lonely they literally want to die? Women on here claim they lonely then turn down the men who ask them out seems like for every I'm lonely story...
    Fartinmyface0 Fartinmyface0 31-35, M Nov 7, 2013

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    Trapped... - I am the sole caretaker of my mother with Alzheimer's and she wants to spend every moment of the weekend with me and all my time off. I feel so trapped that I am...
    caretakersad caretakersad 46-50 4 Responses Nov 28, 2010

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    Venting..... - So, tonight, i was suppose to go see my ONLY friend i've made in this stupid town...my fiance said well we should stay home and clean. Okay fine, i told my friend...
    alone08 alone08 18-21, F 5 Responses Jan 29, 2009

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    Home Sick - I am a prisoner in my own home. I'm 18 and currently in my senior year of high school. My schedule: 1.wake up (sometimes) 2. get ready for school 3.school 4...
    jboy563 jboy563 18-21, M 7 Responses Nov 29, 2009

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    A Wonderful World? -     My Experience     I am told on this website that I am among friends here.  I hope so, but I cannot help wondering how many of...
    Gabrielfc Gabrielfc 66-70, M 2 Responses Mar 16, 2007

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    Trapped - I feel like I'm a prisoner in my home because even though I'm grown my parents won't let me go anywhere. I hate it.
    TheMorrigan TheMorrigan 41-45, F 3 Responses May 18, 2013

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    The Stanford Prison Experiment Rings True For Me! - Degree in psych from UC at age 21. Doctoral degree. Financially independent, well off, and do not have to work. Manipulated and...
    NutsyCOOCOO NutsyCOOCOO 51-55 2 Responses Aug 28, 2013

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    Yeah - I need to go out other wetherwise I'm depressed. I cried just about 5 mintures ago. Man.
    mother1983 mother1983 26-30, F 3 Responses Nov 28, 2010

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    Gamed Out - hey everyone i'm newly married and me and my husband live in a two bedroom triplex. every day after my husband gets home from work, he likes to play video games in our...
    smileygurl1200 smileygurl1200 18-21, F 14 Responses Jan 28, 2009

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    I love it, i can sing very loud, walk around naked, hang in the living room (i spend most of the time in my bedroom, so i don't have to speak with anyone), eat whatever i want...
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    The people responsible for my upbringing were incapable of love From a small child no-one touched me No-one held me on their knee No-one picked me up when I fell No-one cuddled me...
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    I was a volunteer with The British Red Cross for around 15 years, for almost seven years I became a full time paid trainer running a variety of courses around the south-east. But I...
    tcennoC tcennoC 51-55, M 1 Response Mar 20

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    I have moved place to place for far too long. Firstly at the age of 19 I was chucked out by my mother, which was no fault of my own as she was menopausal and horrible. I then moved...
    vic0023 vic0023 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 23

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    I never knew a guy could be a home wrecker. My husband has a bi male friend that soooooo badly wants to **** him. They just started talking again. They stopped talking before...
    ReeseThompson0424 ReeseThompson0424 18-21, F 2 hrs ago

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    After experiencing so much abuse from my mom & stepdad that I was the one to be sent into a group home while they pretended to act like they did nothing wrong to me at all still...
    bubblysunshine bubblysunshine 31-35, F 1 hr ago

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    I have a very hard time deciding which path is meant for me. Recently I have been taking a non-work sabbatical which is hard in and of itself but I'm still getting by. Sometimes I...
    MNI1982 MNI1982 26-30, F Mar 16

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    I started a new business in February (2014) it is a network marketing franchise. The company is a household name, there is a great range of products and the prices are really low...
    tcennoC tcennoC 51-55, M Apr 1

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    the fallen angel once upon a time little kid walked along the road and decided to walk through the woods, 'coz that was really nice day to be outside. he was walking slow, he was...
    WhineWolfe WhineWolfe 16-17, F Mar 16

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    In my previous post about me having a wolf trapped in my human body, im also looking for an owner so badly. I want a female owner ages btwn 25-30. im very gentle and protective. I...
    lakotawolfgirl23 lakotawolfgirl23 22-25, F 1 day ago

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    Well, if you want to get technical, I still am. I'm still in and out of a few of the shelters in my area. However, I know this is a temporary situation that was meant to teach me...
    Mariposa85 Mariposa85 26-30, F Apr 8

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    I don't talk to the people in my life about it these days (especially my colleagues at work, where polite white upper middle class mores predominate), but I began my adult life at...
    sdf81978197 sdf81978197 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 16

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    Staying HOME!!!... For me personally staying home is this shizzz! I get free food, free mifi, free tv, and my own space and time, oh especially sleep whenever I want to. Going out...
    BabyDgay BabyDgay 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 7

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    I will have one in my home once I am older. I...
    TheCupcakeQueen TheCupcakeQueen 13-15, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I was tempted on my way home from the eye doctor today, I know where the weed is..pretty much on every side of town..smh. I reminded myself that it would just be a temporary high...
    Readytobedecisive Readytobedecisive 26-30, F 5 Responses Mar 21

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    Her name is Lilly. I've owned her for 8 years, since she was 8 weeks old. Its extremely frustrating to have her around the house. She will spend what seems like hours walking...
    EverythingsAnIllusion EverythingsAnIllusion 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 21

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    I don't even know where to begin, I was molested countless times when I was about 10 years old. It all started with a game of pool. My brother, who is 8 years older. So at the time...
    strength05 strength05 18-21, F 5 Responses Mar 25

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    I grew up the youngest in a family of all boys. My family was very religious but secretly abusive. My parents divorced at 12 and I was given to my mother due to me being abused by...
    spiffyjodzilla spiffyjodzilla 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 26

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    Feeling lost, really lost. With family all over the world and no family of my own. It isnt making it better.
    Quanitta Quanitta 26-30, F 1 Response a week ago

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    Going out=people, noise, weird smells, being touched, and just a whole mess if annoying stuff. At Home (Alone)= no noise, I can play my music as loud as I like, I can read without...
    BleedingOrchids BleedingOrchids 13-15, F 4 Responses 4 days ago

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    I am a 23 year old female..who lives at home with my mother brother n sister...i hate being in the house with my mother alone...all we can basically relate on is her talking bad...
    sweetm3 sweetm3 22-25 1 day ago

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    Dad "If tears could build a stair way, and memories a lane, I'd walk right up to heaven and bring you home again" Your girl was waiting for you: Mum missed you today it was...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Mar 19

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    I am definitely comfortable with just my socks on and maybe some boxers. Lol. As long as the blinds are closed and I can relax in my own space I don't see any need to dress myself...
    Kingme1234 Kingme1234 22-25, M 3 Responses Mar 20

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    I'm in year 11 I'm leaving school soon. All of my mates meet and go out like normal teenagers but I never do I say I will and when it comes to it I won't. I just love to sit at...
    justsixteen justsixteen 16-17, F 10 Responses Mar 22

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    I don't mean in a commercial sense. I mean in a loving, calm , very enjoyable, relaxed place to be ... sense.No, it is not like that now.It is clean and pretty tastefully decorated...
    Orangetas Orangetas 51-55, F 11 Responses Mar 22

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    Teenagers today are typically very immature, selfish and cruel. Of course that doesn't apply to each and every one, but it is the general rule for most. I just really cannot relate...
    princesszoe13 princesszoe13 16-17, F 4 Responses Mar 30

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    I now have a beautiful loft apt that I own and I absolutely love it!
    Hunnilovee Hunnilovee 31-35 2 Responses Apr 2

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    I feel like I'm stuck in my own house, there's so many things I want to do, yard work, wood working, hiking....but I'm limited on what I can do until I am healed from surgery and...
    rdhdstepchld rdhdstepchld 31-35, F 1 Response Apr 6

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    I'm not much of a people person. I actually dread running into people I know and avoid them if I do. It's not to be rude, it just makes me feel highly uncomfortable, anxious and...
    cassiopeia11 cassiopeia11 31-35, F 2 Responses Apr 6

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    There are people on EP trying to get sympathy for having affairs.So sick! You cackle all day and everyday about it.Unbelievable.Cant you get your own man? Guess not.Dont you get...
    windyhill68 windyhill68 46-50, F 1 Response a week ago

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    Heyo! So I want to run away with my friend. I mean my life is pretty good on the outside but on the inside it's horrible. Just this Tuesday, I was threatened to get kicked out of...
    Runawaygirl21 Runawaygirl21 13-15, F 3 days ago

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    Since I am not allowed to have guns in base housing, my family have never lived on base. We have purchased a home here in the Phoenix, Arizona area. Yes, we do have weapons here...
    ebonynbill ebonynbill 26-30, F 5 Responses 19 hrs ago

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    I was homeschooled from K-8th grade and then I decided I wanted to try public school, what a mistake that was! I was in a grade 8/9 split class as it was a small school and not one...
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    I Wonder If Dogs Could Morph To Save Their Owners. Like the last moment your life is at danger by a robber or a group of thugs lets pause: Nap's thought "Even Fictitious stories...
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    This is the most embarrassing thing that happened in my life. 3 years ago, when I was a 12 year old boy, I have swum in a pool and walked home naked. It was actually an accident...
    toby1219 toby1219 22-25, M 1 Response Apr 8

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    Excited to have finally made a decision on whether or not to stick it out in a harsh busy city, chasing a dream to the point of absolute struggle/exhaustion. I am so truly excited...
    Ariadni8 Ariadni8 26-30, F Mar 17

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    The day my mother passed away she kept screaming, "I want to go home!" I didn't understand then bcuz I was only 5 and i was thinking that we were home but that wasn't what she was...
    Pain1374 Pain1374 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 19

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    The day my mother passed away she kept screaming, "I want to go home!" I didn't understand then bcuz I was only 5 and i was thinking that we were home but that wasn't what she was...
    Pain1374 Pain1374 18-21, M Mar 19

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    I don't feel that I belong on Earth at all. No matter where I am I feel homesick and that my home is actually on another planet somewhere. I have always been interested in sword...
    Pierrottheclown Pierrottheclown 16-17, F 2 Responses Mar 23

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    I'm always wanted to set up my own business since I was teenage. I've tried more than 10 years to make my dream come through. It didn't happen. I faced many difficulties n...
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