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I Am Blessed By the Writing of Other People

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 66 People

    Leo Tolstoy

    I don't care much for his longer works, but at the end of his life Tolstoy became a devout Christian and took to writing short stories about his faith.     I started reading them when I was young and have picked up several books of them throughout my...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jan 5, 2008

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    Ricks Adventure

    His story is still in the making but as little as he has shared i find i am so blessed by it. Rick has done something that many ppl will never even consider. dropped his life for a start over. He has seen more than he will say im sure,(its like him to be a protector) but what...
    DarkAmber DarkAmber 18-21, F Apr 13, 2010

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    Nights Like These

    Sometimes on night like the 2 we spent i forget that i promised myself not to get to close. Not to think soft your skin is or how amazing is, I promised myself not to fall in love with you. On nights like these i try hard to keep the thought of you from my mind i do anything not...
    Soulwithoutpurpose Soulwithoutpurpose 18-21, M 1 Response Dec 10, 2010

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    Once Upone A Time, In An Up Stairs Bedroom...

    There lived a girl quite unique in her own way. Her story is not much different then your6752991s or mine though i6752991m sure. When she was young her mind was filled with Princesses and also stuffed animals that came to life and had tea with her. When she was a little bit older...
    lakeserpent lakeserpent 18-21, F 5 Responses Dec 9, 2010

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    To Name a Few...

    George Orwell, Malcolm X, Albert Camus....Thomas Paine, James Madison...Frederick Douglass...the people who wrote the Gita, the Gospels, the Koran...these writers have all affected me in some significant way
    Seraph1m Seraph1m 26-30, M 1 Response Aug 4, 2007

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    I never want to give up on myself and I always do anyways. I always seem to disappoint everyone I love in the process because I get so excited about doing something or trying to...
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    I was told I need to prove myself. I admit at this stage in my life I again have hit bottom and filled myself with depression as BPD has raised its ugly head again but in my life...
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    I enjoy doing it even if I may not be happy. People need to do more to make each other happy. There's enough sadness in this world. I like to go out of my way for others and be an...
    planter715 planter715 51-55, M Mar 6

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    (Feel free to skim through, it is quite long) Hi my loves! To all my friends on here and people who have watched my first video can I just first say how awesome you are ? And how...
    Dreamscape98x Dreamscape98x 16-17, F Mar 12

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    Recently my dad has told me about this.."thing" I have. He's has it too and it's a lot stronger. Apparently I can hear what people are thinking sometimes. My dad says I've been...
    infinite00 infinite00 70+, F 1 Response Mar 13

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    My wife, we love to watch others and be watched online
    smokey2k smokey2k 26-30, M 13 Responses Mar 5

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    I hate being the bad one out of my family but it hurts to know that everyone is comparing me to my older brother...why wont people just get into their heads that I'm not him and I...
    gabii354 gabii354 13-15, F Mar 6

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    I mean, I'd imagine that people see me with their own two eyes, but I do wonder what they think of me.
    Blue707 Blue707 16-17, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Pickaboo!! I got your nose! :)
    Youcanthandlemyusername Youcanthandlemyusername 22-25, M Mar 4

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    Irrespective of whether it's cheeky, naughty, or cheesy, if there's a smile or a laugh after something I say or do, I don't mind even if it's at my own expense. There's not...
    gazzapocotron gazzapocotron 26-30, M Mar 4

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    I just can't help myself! I love to laugh...It used to get me into trouble at school if one person smiled.I'd smile too!😊😁😃😇😆😂😅
    mariemumoffour mariemumoffour 26-30, F Mar 8

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    I just want a relationship that consumes. Someone who I find really attractive and can make me Happy.
    tiirraass tiirraass 16-17, M Mar 8

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    Just be yourself - it's all you can do :-)
    Liverpool47 Liverpool47 41-45, M 1 Response Mar 12

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    Why's nobody naked is it too cold..?
    Brummi Brummi 66-70, M Mar 13

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    We must all have boundaries to keep ourselves in check or else friendships can spiral out of control. It is of utmost importance to establish these up front in any friendship so...
    chrissy1961 chrissy1961 51-55, F Mar 14

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    This is a good rules we may have but thier are friends that can't help they are the one who make trouble in our life we must said the very good things but we must made it true not...
    verlaidamendoza28 verlaidamendoza28 56-60, F Mar 15

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    I really would like too. I keep getting notifications and ignoring them. I feel sooo selfish! I'm pretty sure I only get on here when I need help, then I dissapear for a while. I...
    rayneboez rayneboez 13-15, F 3 days ago

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    To make another smile is to give them joy- and is this not part of an unspoken love?
    KissKeira KissKeira 18-21, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Who out there. would love to sit down &get to know new friends. I m making Homemade. Meatballs , sauce and HOMEMADE. PASTA. I think we all should sit down and hold hands and...
    chef59 chef59 51-55, M 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    every thing we feel has to be normal...or they will come diagnose us with something...disorders, sophisticated light word for insanity so better hide it..bury it...avoid it all...
    anotherclone anotherclone 26-30, M 1 Response 9 hrs ago

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    "Be crumbled. So wild flowers will come up where you are. You have been stony for Too many years. Try something different. Surrender." -Rumi When speaking of creative writing...
    girlingrey girlingrey 18-21, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    I don't think that anyone should be flirting, doing other displays of affection or displays of lust in public places. If you want to do that please do it somewhere else? I know...
    awsome2 awsome2 18-21, T Mar 4

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    I don't think that anyone should be flirting, doing other displays of affection or displays of lust in public places. If you want to do that please do it somewhere else? I know...
    awsome2 awsome2 18-21, T Mar 4

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    It's so rare to find people that are actually willing to really show you who they are. I've always been afraid to be open with people because of the bare-ness and vulnerability...
    AshleyJea AshleyJea 22-25, F Mar 4

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    Peoples looks don't matter. People should accept other people for who they are and also being yourself is what makes you well you. I accept people for who they are, not because...
    Thekindestheart12 Thekindestheart12 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 7

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    When I came to ep, I thought it was a way to explore and find new circles of people who had similar interests. I thought it would be a great way to meet new people that I might not...
    ZakaryJosephJones ZakaryJosephJones 36-40, M 4 Responses Mar 11

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    I just saw a thread where the author talked about how they feel depressed and possibly suicidal, and the responses were almost all akin to "Other people have it worse" and "Get...
    AaronH96 AaronH96 18-21, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    When I hurt myself I fantasize about hurting others, I would feed off of the pain they are experiencing. When they laughed at me and bullied me. When they abused me. I'll...
    wouldyoumissme wouldyoumissme 16-17, M Mar 2

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    Have you ever been asked the question, "What Super-Power would you want to have?" I always chose mind-reading because I wanted to know what others thought about me. However, I...
    sheepysleepy sheepysleepy 31-35, F 2 Responses Mar 9

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    I was having a conversation with a friend today. I known her since the beginning of high school. Never talked to her much until this year because we have classes together now. We...
    anonamanda001 anonamanda001 18-21, F Mar 17

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    Parents are getting pushier and do everything they can to get in front of others when its time to 'take'(admissions/forms/free stuff/etc.) And those same people don't even have the...
    Aryg Aryg 36-40, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    Why do people force other people to be different from who they really are? Makes no sense to me. They should appreciate that people are unique with their own faults and perfections...
    DownTheRabbitHole37 DownTheRabbitHole37 18-21, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    As my life goes on the more others peoples stories intrest me. I love the deep conversations and hearing paths people have been down. I take those experience and compare them to my...
    apmountaindrew apmountaindrew 16-17, M 1 Response Mar 7

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    I am so looking forward to the time we will have together over the course of the next week. Having a few key people on vacation at work makes time with him so much easier to come...
    Serendipitous1 Serendipitous1 36-40, F 1 Response Mar 10

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    I honestly don't give a sh*t what people think of me. I don't care if I don't have any friends besides imaginary ones, because people don't agree with what I say. :) I am sure...
    ImaginaryBFF ImaginaryBFF 16-17, F Mar 12

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    I'm going out with a 37 year old, and I'm barely turning 21 years old. The age does not bother me, because we are always there for each other. It bothers me that he is not stable...
    87athleteunknown 87athleteunknown 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 13

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