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I Am Doing Something I Never Imagined

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    I Made The Decision To Change My Life..

    For a long time I let life get the better of me.  I let myself be overwhelmed by all the things that had happened to me, all the things that had gone wrong, all the chances to pull myself out of it that I'd let slip by.. I lived with my best friend for a lot of years...
    rockyj rockyj 31-35, F 2 Responses Dec 15, 2010

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    After A Breakup...

    I got myself a "friend with benefits," which I never imagined myself doing... I'd only been with two women before, and I was in a committed relationship both times. Oh, and she's 12 years older than me... so there's another thing I never thought would happen...
    StillRadioactive StillRadioactive 22-25, M Feb 28, 2013

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    Got Divorced....

    Never thought I'd be living as a divorced man.  Never, never, never.... But, I'm getting used to it.
    DancesWithDolphins DancesWithDolphins 41-45, M Feb 22, 2008

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    Never Say Never

    I told my self I would never get messed up in a relationship now look at me I'm more lost than what I ever thought. I thought I wouldn't ever try a smoke and I told myself I would never get drunk. Its sad when you tell yourself you won't ever do anything and you end up doing it...
    martpao martpao 16-17, F Mar 3, 2010

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    Leaving

    At the begining of this program, I thought everything would be okay. Little did I know the challenges I would have to face thanks to "high schoolish drama" between college students. There is a song that says High School Never Ends, the experiences I have gone through here...
    BellaFairy BellaFairy 22-25, F 4 Responses Apr 17, 2011

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    So Many Things, Where to Start?

    Wow, so yes! I am doing so many things that I never imagined I would do!!! I am working 3 jobs and holding my house down all by myself! No one is helping!! I am making my car payments on time!! I separated from an abusive husband. I am dating someone who makes me happy! I am...
    FolsomOrchid FolsomOrchid 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 16, 2008

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    Seeing a Married Man

      Please don't judge me I am doing something I never imagined I would do especially since my ex husband did this to me……..I am dating a married man.  We have been seeing each other for around 20 months now and have only grown closer as the months go...
    sunsetandroses sunsetandroses 41-45, F 9 Responses Dec 31, 2007

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    My Job

    Recently, I began working for quick service food and beverage, something I never imagined doing. This is the main reason why I have not been around EP for a while but I have not forgotten about you guys. The schedule is pretty rough, to the point that I work all day and come...
    BellaFairy BellaFairy 22-25, F 3 Responses Aug 31, 2010

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    Lots of Things!

    i've never really been able to imagine my future self very clearly. probably has something to do with my lack of memories about my past, supposedly that's connected to future expectations. i remember when i first read little women (i was probably about 9 or 10) and i got to the...
    journeyfulloflaughter journeyfulloflaughter 26-30, F 2 Responses Jan 2, 2008

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    I Can

    I never imagined that I could hate.....but sadly I've found that I can.
    LadyBronte LadyBronte 46-50, F 11 Responses Feb 16, 2011

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    Self-harm.

    When I first heard of it, it almost seemed unreal. "Why would anybody do such a thing?" I falt bad for them. Always tried to make them feel better. ~ But now, I do it myself. I know I shouldn't. It started about a month ago. (I don't cut myself, I usually just pick my skin or...
    unknowninvisible unknowninvisible 13-15, F 2 Responses Dec 8, 2012

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    Related Experiences

    So i am doing something crazy for a friend of mine.. I am sure it is the most out of reach experience that I think I will ever attempt... I am nervous and excited but I am going to...
    annastellen annastellen 22-25, F 6 Responses Mar 23

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    After years of being put down by my haters and the like i've decided to stand up for myself and to also not take their insults so seriously. I mean by this point they lost their...
    Monstermaster13 Monstermaster13 22-25, M Apr 12

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    I feel like I owe my old friends an apology. I feel like I’m the reason a lot of my past relationships haven’t worked out. I feel like I’m always wasting time...
    moorelove3168 moorelove3168 18-21 4 days ago

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    Something that has been bothering me. For a while. I thought I was over that, apparently not entirely. I have been called Dana, which is fine, or Scully by Mulder, which is fine...
    WickedScullyOfTheWest WickedScullyOfTheWest 31-35, F 2 Responses Mar 29

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    No matter, what I am doing with my life, or who is in my life, I always feel like there is something missing, or something holding me back from doing something great. I can't shake...
    NYSlilAngel NYSlilAngel 26-30, F Apr 7

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    When I was little , I always wanted to be a princess.. I had such high hopes for myself . I remember looking at models and thinking I was going to look as perfevt as them . I never...
    BelieveTheEscape BelieveTheEscape 13-15, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    You try to block them out but they never go away for good. I'm drowning in my sorrows because I can't shake these thoughts. It's a constant reminiscence of depressing experiences...
    cyclingmaniac cyclingmaniac 16-17, M Mar 24

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    i always feel like im doing something wrong or that i always do something wrong and it hurts so bad. im so sorry. i love you.
    babybree527 babybree527 18-21, F Mar 24

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    I have been Married for almost a year now and been with my husband for almost 3 years. In the last six months to a year I feel like he hates looking at me and being married to me...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Mar 28

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    It is so easy to give up. It doesn't matter how determined you are, or how much you want to succeed in doing something. It is SO simple to just drop everything and go home and let...
    RoadieLately99 RoadieLately99 13-15, F 10 hrs ago

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    Thinking I might post my experiences and how I'm going with it as I go along. Anyone doing something similar is welcome to comment and impart any wisdom :) I'm really looking...
    kaliha kaliha 31-35, F Apr 7

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    I just heard a new singer on Radio Disney talk on Disney XD about a new song of hers. She said it was about empowerment and inspiration. I listened to her talk about her song and...
    blossomingbeauti blossomingbeauti 36-40, F Mar 28

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    #2 on my list of "Things I am proud of about me": 2. I’m not lazy/selfish/spoiled. I guess I’m not exactly sure what I would call this, but basically when I see people doing...
    shannonymous shannonymous 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    When I graduated high school I thought my future was limitless, forward six years... I'm stuck in a room with 4 walls, a window and a door. I never could have imagined this six...
    ctc1989 ctc1989 22-25, M Mar 30

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    Who knew.. Because I sure didn't. Three years ago my life as I knew changed dramatically. I found myself dealing with an illness that almost won and starting my life over again. I...
    Jerseygirl72 Jerseygirl72 41-45 2 Responses Apr 8

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    Wat. Why are they all coming out of the woodwork now that John is away? Last Thursday, when he and I were at dinner before he left, Mark - an old scientist friend that I've not...
    CaptainHowdy21 CaptainHowdy21 18-21, F Mar 25

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    I am here to tell you about me, my vision and my reality. I'm looking for three women and two men to join me in leaving society. Leaving it all behind and building a community of...
    leaving6622 leaving6622 36-40, M 5 days ago

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    I am here to tell you about me, my vision and my reality. I'm looking for three women and two men to join me in leaving society. Leaving it all behind and building a community of...
    leaving6622 leaving6622 36-40, M 3 days ago

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    #3 of "Things I am proud of about me": 3. I love to challenge myself and push myself further. Everyone has their own personal struggles in life that they can either face and fight...
    shannonymous shannonymous 18-21, F 10 hrs ago

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    I always do. Whether it's eating, time with friends and family, or a date, I always believe there's something to look forward to. Even when I'm down in the dumps and not having...
    JustAnotherHuman34 JustAnotherHuman34 18-21, M Mar 21

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    I just got done reading a few stories, and the things don't add up, than I look at the age 13-15, and it just makes me shake my head. I wasn't even allowed to be on the internet...
    NYSlilAngel NYSlilAngel 26-30, F 2 Responses Mar 27

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    Okay it all started around in August, at the time I was introduced to this guy. He wasn't just a regular like he was something more... special. I don't have the right words to...
    idontkn0z idontkn0z 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 12

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    Here it goes... I hate myself and want to kill myself, thats the bottom line. But how did I become this disgusting person? I ask myself from time to time. I never expected...
    Abed291 Abed291 18-21, M 2 Responses Mar 30

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    I don't know why, maybe it's the fact you ran back to him or the fact that he gave you something you can never get rid of. But finally I'm starting to heal. I can see my life...
    foreveralone9 foreveralone9 22-25, M 4 days ago

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    Hello this is something interesting I read up on, with the computer. It's about Astrology and star alignment in the natal chart. I took my signs and the ones I knew were most...
    happyeel happyeel 22-25, M Apr 4

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    I don't answer private message with "How are you doing?" type of messages. I only answer messages if you want to talk private about an experience, story or question I have posted...
    AngelicLights AngelicLights 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 8

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    I haven't posted in here for a long time. No, I won't shame myself for that. Instead, I will just make a new entry. I worked on a program most of the day. Trouble-shooting. I...
    justbeit justbeit 46-50, M 2 Responses Apr 9

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    I just wanted to say... That lately I've been feeling a lot like an attention seeker. Every time I write anything on EP, every time I post anything on any other website, I feel...
    Matt200 Matt200 18-21, M 1 Response 9 hrs ago

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    Ever want something so bad that it hurt...and you just couldn't stop thinking about it no matter what you were doing? That is totally me right now.
    Anarai Anarai 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 21

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    And I thought I booked two laundry sessions, only to find out I have booked only one, because the other person left all my clothes outside the laundry room. I swear I feel like...
    javajones41 javajones41 22-25, M Mar 28

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    I just wanted to share something with you guys, I have had these three friends since I was 3(sisters). And they have had the worst childhood you can wish someone. Perhaps not...
    SJNak SJNak 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 29

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    In high school I had bad depression. I had no idea what to do with myself or how i really felt. There were 2 guys. Guy 1: i ended up dating for a couple weeks and i knew it...
    emmysauraus emmysauraus 16-17, F Apr 3

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    Came to realize a few things but I still feel lost; like I'm living through the motions of life just to live. For so long I've held on to the baggage of my past. Too many times I...
    halfdead25 halfdead25 26-30, F Apr 4

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    I'm making a list of "Things I’m proud of about myself." Thus far, there is only one item on the list (the inspiration for the list in itself). It may not seem like much to you...
    shannonymous shannonymous 18-21, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Lots of things in mind these days. Lots of memories, that I didn't have on the surface. I have things to say that I'm not ready to say. I don't even think I'm ready to write them...
    WickedScullyOfTheWest WickedScullyOfTheWest 31-35, F 1 day ago

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    I don't do well with systematic by the plan reading outlines. So when my pastor had a reading checklist that let you jump around chapter by chapter,or the option to at least,I...
    Retronatrix Retronatrix 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 25

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    Never good enough For myself I honestly try so hard And kick myself back down I can't impress myself Too much imperfection in my way Too many scars and pain All these memories...
    nivanvc nivanvc 36-40, M 1 Response Apr 3

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    Intramarine Isolation Syndrome. It is what I have, my disease. Cool. Quiet. Sometimes green, sometimes blue. Dark, or shining in the sun, but it always feels like no one ever...
    WickedScullyOfTheWest WickedScullyOfTheWest 31-35, F Apr 6

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    I never want to do what I am supposed to be doing.
    PansProtege PansProtege 70+ 3 hrs ago

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    I'm not rewriting it.... that might as well have been a fart in the wind. I think I'm going to get off here and play some video games or workout while I procrastinate some more...
    Novemberman Novemberman 18-21, M Mar 26

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    I love doing discretely humiliating or sexual dares :)
    charNoir charNoir 22-25, F 11 Responses Mar 27