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I Am Alive Because Of Ep

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    I usually came on EP to kid around. Answer questions, joke around and sometimes give advice to people if i could. It was last night, when i felt like an empty shell and had nobody to talk too, when people here who never even talked to me helped me like nobody else ever could. I...
    DcreativeBUG DcreativeBUG 22-25 3 Responses May 31, 2012

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    Many people take it for granted, How many people ACTUALLY wake up and are thankful to be alive? How many people wake up and complain because they're weak? Or because they feel...
    Bflyboo14 Bflyboo14 13-15, F 2 Responses Oct 6

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    You know that question every person with at least half a brain ponders at some time during their life, the ultimate question, the big "why?" Why am I here? Why is anything here...
    shannonymous shannonymous 18-21, F Sep 21

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    I am alive, I'm still here. You're alive, you're still here. And that's what matters. As long as we're breathing, as long as we woke up today, doing what kills you makes you feel...
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    But it has its moments that i am grateful for being alive
    MsMightyMe MsMightyMe 13-15, F Sep 23

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    I love life and I am happy I am alive and experiencing it. I believe life is a gift not a right and you should live it to the full. Try something new, be adventurous and take a...
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      I'm not really. Just that on the maths noticeboards at my school, there is a board with people's faces on it and saying something that they got wrong in the summer...
    Kyprioi Kyprioi 16-17, F 6 days ago

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    A song by becca is called I'm alive, I'm in love with that song, heck it is my theme song
    bisexuwhale bisexuwhale 13-15, M 6 days ago

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    The roles of men and women used to be so clear... the woman... would take care of the home and the kids, the man would provide the food and safety. They had respect for one another...
    anAquiredTaste anAquiredTaste 36-40, F 4 Responses Sep 28

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    Trying to numb the pain... During my grief, I numbly went through the motions of being alive. But mentally and physically dying in pain, and bewilderment, while the beliefs that...
    samemay54 samemay54 51-55, F 1 Response Oct 8

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    Well **** at least I can say that I have been through hell and back without developing hatred for the world. At least I graduated early with a 3.7 GPA. At least I have a unique...
    warriorfera warriorfera 18-21, F 5 Responses Oct 8

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    I was in a car wreck in 2013, I was in the passenger seat because I was riding with an old friend. She ran a stop sign and we were t-boned on my side, I was instantly knocked...
    Luckilyblissful4 Luckilyblissful4 16-17, F 1 Response Oct 10

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    To help people with whatever I could, kinda kept the work alive until now, though I got a lot more than I bargained for. EP has indirectly changed my life in a great way, both...
    Axelerator3000 Axelerator3000 18-21, M 6 hrs ago

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    My story is probably similar to a lot of people's but I just wanted to get it out there in the world to tell somebody how I feel. I've grown up in what many would call the...
    goodloot3 goodloot3 22-25, M 5 Responses Oct 10

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    In sixth grade last year, this jerk named Jesse decided that in a desperate bid for popularity, he would make my friends hate me. I'm major nerd, so I wasn't very popular already...
    SontaranStrax SontaranStrax 22-25, M 4 days ago

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    I recently got out of a relationship last month. Ironically it only lasted for a month like my mom said it was just a summer romance. I didn't really believe it was true and then I...
    andreaespe andreaespe 18-21, F Sep 21

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    When I was younger I had a lot on my mind and therefore a lot to say. Every time I attempted to make a point or question one, a certain person who was very close and important to...
    ChelseaJN ChelseaJN 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 26

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    So I took a huge leap of faith today and let my school guidance counselor read what I wrote about how I'm really feeling. She said that what I wrote warrants hospitalization. I...
    blahlahblah599 blahlahblah599 16-17, F 1 Response Sep 29

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    I am stronger because of my past, but not strong enough. I used to think I could beat it, but not anymore... I've used poetry to store my emotions and pass on. but I have come to...
    xxxhellgirlxxx xxxhellgirlxxx 18-21, T 3 Responses Oct 1

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    To begin with, to all the women out there who tell men like me it's all about confidence just be happy with who you are and people will like you. I call BS because for someone who...
    LifesFight LifesFight 18-21, M 9 hrs ago

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    I just don't want to bother anyone. I don't want to upset anyone but that's all I seem to be good for. I deserve to hurt emotionally and physically. I want it, because it's what...
    Incogneato555 Incogneato555 16-17, F Sep 25

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    I smile because I wish you the best. Letting you go was one of the hardest feeling ever but im glad it's over before the relationship become serious and extend to another level. I...
    amly68 amly68 22-25, F Sep 26

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    I am so ******* exited! (excuse the f word) I'm graduating high school this year and in our last year we have to choose one big (like you can easily write 25 pages on it...
    RianneK RianneK 16-17, F 1 Response Oct 1

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    I and very sad and lonely because this guy I like I know he doesn't like me back. But other reasons are just because I know Im not liked by people and they get annoyed by me and I...
    Malia1010 Malia1010 13-15, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Okay right.... so i have this new boy toy & i call him lightskin because he is lighskin with big pretty brown eyes so i was really feeling him and he was feeling me and he invited...
    Dsanders13 Dsanders13 16-17, F 15 hrs ago

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    Last month I did :/ I was hanging out with a friend at a park down the street from my house and I felt a little need to pee but I ignored like I always do because I'm an idiot and...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Sep 22

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    I smile because you are so amazing! You help me so much, love me. I couldnt get any better than you! <3 No1 in the world can ever be like you <3. Izzy i love you! <3
    iTzzMike iTzzMike 13-15, M 1 Response Sep 27

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    It's only been a few days, but you are the complete package! You're intelligent, caring, honest, and stop traffic gorgeous! All I want to do is to keep learning more about you. You...
    TheTalisman TheTalisman 36-40, M 7 Responses Sep 27

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    I don't like physical contact unless we are very close friends or family, yet i still shy away when my family does. And I'll push you away if i feel myself opening up and letting...
    BeautifulCatastr0phe BeautifulCatastr0phe 16-17, F 1 Response Sep 27

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    ok guys i just found out that my mom died when i was 14 and i cried and i'm in foster care and know one will tell me more because they say if ur close to adoption then u cant hear...
    AL3604 AL3604 13-15, F 4 Responses Sep 27

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    I have met some wonderful people on EP! You have given me insights and guidance. You have told me your problems and listened to mine. You have shown me new and exciting things...
    cuddles1266 cuddles1266 56-60, M 2 Responses Sep 29

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    I'm a better person because of my new friend (let's just call her Angela). She took me in, accepted my flaws, and gave me a chance. Now we're good friends. I am so much happier now...
    DrowningInRed DrowningInRed 13-15, F Sep 30

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    I depressed because of the loneliness. When can I ever change my life. Going through a routine life can be very depressing, how to get this of this feeling... ...
    Steve2186 Steve2186 26-30, M 1 Response Sep 30

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    Why do I feel this way? Because I am in control of it.
    LittleStain LittleStain 18-21, F Sep 30

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    This being human is a guest house. Every morning a new arrival. A joy, a depression, a meanness, some momentary awareness comes as an unexpected visitor. Welcome and entertain...
    samemay54 samemay54 51-55, F Oct 2

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    Well, I am a newbie here. Am I stronger? Probably yes, I am. But i really do think that strenght is never enough. I lost my dad at 6.. and I grew up feeling a profound sense of...
    Awkward26 Awkward26 26-30, F Oct 2

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    BLESSED SUFFERING When we are suffering, it is very difficult, if not impossible, to see the light at the end of the tunnel. But it is there. In time, you will get through it, and...
    samemay54 samemay54 51-55, F 5 Responses Oct 4

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    I want to kill myself because I'm a horrible person and no one cares about me I'm still trying its just slitting my wrist didn't work neither did popping pills anybody have any...
    rosetta52213 rosetta52213 16-17, F 5 Responses Oct 6

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    I'm running out of reasons to get out of bed. I'm hurting so much and I need someone. My life is spiralling down and this is the only place I can express what I'm feeling. I think...
    Gordonzobeanz Gordonzobeanz 18-21, M 6 Responses Oct 7

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    My husband's son from first wife is interfering our marriage. He keeps saying i don't do anything, treated like a princess. I don't help with my income. What is his stupid problem...
    frustratedlady frustratedlady 31-35, F 1 Response Oct 7

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    Remember when people leave your life, it is usually because they are no longer the people they were when you first formed a friendship with them. Learn when to let these people go...
    Aubreyxoxoxo Aubreyxoxoxo 16-17, F 1 Response Oct 9

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    I feel like all the hits I've taken in life have changed the way I feel about difficulties. Instead of being overwhelmed and scared or mad, I feel challenged to overcome any...
    fh136 fh136 26-30, F Oct 9

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    I have been through alot...and I can tell you now, you can make it through! I know because I did! My life was so bad I was homeless for nearly a year...and your not really down...
    ultimatehacker ultimatehacker 26-30, M 1 Response Oct 9

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    I cried because of the Harry Potter books. I can't think of them with getting teary.
    NightWalker6676 NightWalker6676 13-15, F Oct 9

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    Yup... Some people say they would go back and change things but I wouldn't because I learned from it.
    dashuria dashuria 13-15, F 2 Responses Oct 10

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    I'm sorry in advance, because my issue really isn't as important as the other stories in this group. I work for my dad as a personal assistant, as I learn our trade, preparing to...
    LittleStain LittleStain 18-21, F 4 Responses Oct 10

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    Because they normally don't need piles got a lot of stamina ,has more manners, and stamina.
    Eleni1179 Eleni1179 31-35, F 1 Response Oct 11