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I Am Everybody's Emotional Support

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    I Can't Be My Own Support...

    In most of my friends lives, I'm the rock. I hold together while the world is going to hell. I don't need much attention and am pleased with what little I get. I have always been the first anyone turns too when I'm available, and sometimes even when I'm not (not so much lately...
    EddieO EddieO 18-21 Mar 28, 2011

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    I Am On My Way

    I'm not sure how it happened. But I know I was young, I may have been a teen, but maybe not. Friends, playmates that leaned on me for support. I wasn't very big either. But...I was there for the tears, and the temper tantrums. Somehow I got used to being the one who was...
    Tzech Tzech 46-50, F 2 Responses Feb 13, 2010

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    Or So It Would Seem,...

    Whenever something bad happens in my friends life I pride myself on being the first person they turn to. I enjoy listening to them, and when it is needed, helping them figure out a direction to go.  I have people in my life that do this for me and I love it so I return the...
    fungirlmmm fungirlmmm 41-45, F 16 Responses Oct 10, 2008

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    What Did I Do Wrong.

    In 1981 i met a girl i fell in love with. i didn't want a relationship as the last partner had sex with a workmate behind me on a works outing on the bus. can't stop feelings and i adored this girl we where always together exept when at work , and the only other time was when...
    martyn1963 martyn1963 46-50, M 1 Response Feb 13, 2010

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    Sometimes, I Wish Someone Would Comfort Me...

    I am a good listener and I try to help people when they are in pain. Every day, when I log on here, people come to me with problems and that's OK.In real time, I spend my days alone except for the occasional concert where I see my "gig mates". Nobody I know ever comes to visit...
    TheWomanWhoDid TheWomanWhoDid 36-40 3 Responses Feb 27, 2013

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    I'm Not Sure Why

    but generally with my friends, they come to me for advice,  for me to console them...etc. i can help them 90% of the time. but i can't help myself
    LittleFerrett LittleFerrett 18-21, F Feb 13, 2010

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    ballerinatoes ballerinatoes 18-21, F 1 Response a week ago

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    All Men Saved ? ~ Predestination is the doctrine that God alone is the One who chooses who is saved, that He ordains the means, the time, and the circumstances of salvation and...
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    Who cares? I don't understand how someone could be AGAINST gay rights. Everybody deserves a chance to be happy and if it's with the same sex who cares??? Seriously what is with...
    NonexistantSoul NonexistantSoul 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 24

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    Psychology says: To be haughty means to act with blatant arrogance or disdainful pride. The narcissist displays all of these characteristics in that they consider themselves to be...
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    Especially those that are going through what I'm going through. I get treated like dirt by everybody I work with. They even laughed when they found out I was in a bad car accident...
    savedbygrace030312 savedbygrace030312 26-30, F Mar 28

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    Sometimes, I fantasize about a world, where everything is the same as this one, but everybody is fat. All animals, boys, girls, men and women are all big and round. All you do is...
    dontkillthegoat dontkillthegoat 13-15, M Mar 30

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    That's absurd to do that to everyone, but at least, I'm trying to make everybody around me happy! I'm trying to make them all feel good. that's the purpose of my cheerfulness every...
    00Wieme00 00Wieme00 16-17, F Mar 30

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    It ain't a thing wrong in the world with being gay!! It's worse things that you can be other than gay. EX: stupid, a bum, ugly, etc. I honestly rather be gay than stupid. Stupid...
    Addictivethickness Addictivethickness 18-21, F Apr 6

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    Few days ago, I came to realize that being different.. that being who you are is a good thing. That you shouldn't be afraid that you don't do what others do. Who cares if you don't...
    kaaat101 kaaat101 16-17, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    At school there's a girl who doesn't like me cuz I'm white and hang out with black ppl. I don't get why color matters but it does to her. So I would try to be nice to her but she...
    XFallinAngelX XFallinAngelX 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 21

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    God, what an awful day. It’s that tired cliché that this sort of thing can’t happen here; it always happens in “the other town”. Well, I and several millions of others...
    MrTimothyMcNeil MrTimothyMcNeil 18-21, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    "Ugly" by Christina Grimmie (i love this some a lot) Sometimes you look at you and the face you see not who you want to be Everybody's got it together Or at least that's what it...
    shawny97 shawny97 16-17, M Mar 23

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    There Are Many Great Ways to Connect! I'm hoping with my sharing experiences that I've had over the years that dealt with my acceptance of who I was about. That there would be a...
    Trisha60ts Trisha60ts 61-65, T 1 Response Mar 22

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    CONNIE FRANCIS "Everybody's Somebody's Fool" The tears I cried for you could fill an ocean But you don't care how many tears I cry And though you only lead me on and hurt me I...
    sherrianna sherrianna 18-21, F Apr 5

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    "Everyday America" ... Sugarland Grew up on a tightrope, learned to smile Even when I was falling down Daddy had a hard hand and Mama always had hope And me and my sister couldn't...
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    THE EAGLES "New Kid In Town" There's talk on the street; it sounds so familiar Great expectations, everybody's watching you People you meet, they all seem to know you Even...
    sherrianna sherrianna 18-21, F 3 Responses Apr 5

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    This is a story about four people named;- SOMEBODY, EVERYBODY,ANYBODY AND NOBODY..... There was an important job to be done and EVERYBODY was sure that SOMEBODY would do it...
    vansai vansai 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 25

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    THE HOLLIES "Mighty Quinn" [Chorus:] Come all without, come all within You'll not see nothing like the Mighty Quinn Come all without, come all within You'll not see nothing like...
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    I once knew a poet Who lived before his time He and his dog Spooner Would listen while he'd rhyme Words to make ya happy Words to make you cry Then one day the poet suddenly did...
    thedude5600 thedude5600 36-40, M 3 days ago

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    I've never been "daddy's little girl" and I don't think I ever will. I can never seem to get along with my father in any way at all. I have three sisters, and they don't help that...
    mcsunshine09 mcsunshine09 13-15, F Mar 22

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    Royals" [Verse 1] I've never seen a diamond in the flesh I cut my teeth on wedding rings in the movies And I'm not proud of my address, In a torn-up town, no postcode envy But...
    thislittlejourney thislittlejourney 26-30, F Apr 7

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    I hate when people ask me why I'm shy. It's called personality and everybody's is different. It's not a phase, it's just who I am. I happen to like my personality and the people...
    Shygirl917 Shygirl917 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    A man walked out to the street and caught a taxi just going by. He got into the taxi, and the cabbie said, "Perfect timing. You're just like Ryan" Passenger: "Who?" Cabbie: "Ryan...
    ssluvsvms ssluvsvms 36-40, M 1 Response Mar 21

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    Just everybody, I wanna know where everybody's from (just countries and states at most) no specifics
    TheCreatorOfAll TheCreatorOfAll 18-21, M 3 Responses Apr 4

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    I have a problem. Noone is listening what I'm saying, noone respects me. I have no friends, I'm lonely just because I'm honest and I can't stand when somebody tricks me. Anyway...
    anonimus124 anonimus124 41-45, F Apr 8

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    I do believe in praying for other people. However, I encourage other Christians to pray too. I have been called various labels including intercessor, prayer warrior, and prayer...
    Buckley4U Buckley4U 36-40, F 3 Responses Mar 20

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    "Greatest Love of All"- Whitney Houston I believe the children are our future Teach them well and let them lead the way Show them all the beauty they possess inside Give them a...
    lexik123 lexik123 18-21, F Mar 23

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    I've been living with an eating disorder for about three years now. Last year, I lost a lot of weight and finally felt good about myself. My period stopped coming (although I was...
    Nickyta Nickyta 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 24

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    Don't lose who you are in the blur of the stars Seeing is deceiving, dreaming is believing It's okay not to be okay Sometimes it's hard to follow your heart Tears don't mean you...
    HopefullRomantic HopefullRomantic 22-25, F Mar 24

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    The amicable train continues down the rails... Well, we have everything pretty much agreed to. All the heavy hitter stuff. We attended a For Kids Sake seminar to help with...
    Usernametbd Usernametbd 36-40, M 4 Responses Mar 27

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    "Scarlet Begonias" - Grateful Dead As I was walkin' 'round Grosvener Square; Not a chill to the winter, but a nip to the air. From the other direction, she was calling my eye. It...
    MrTimothyMcNeil MrTimothyMcNeil 18-21, M Mar 31

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    Astronaut - Amanda Palmer ("Who Killed Amanda Palmer?") Is it enough to have some love Small enough to slip inside a book? Small enough to cover with your hand Because everyone...
    SisterCyanide SisterCyanide 26-30, T Apr 1

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    I'm just so lonely.. I don't have many friends I in school, and the few friends I do have treat me like crap. i have lost so many friends it's actually embarrassing. I'm always the...
    brooklynitexo brooklynitexo 22-25, F Apr 3

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    anonymouslyherenow anonymouslyherenow 16-17, F 2 Responses Apr 4

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      Billy Currington - Walk A Little Straighter I remember looking up To look up to him And I remember most the time He wasn't there I'd be waiting at the door When he got...
    sherrianna sherrianna 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 4

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    JAN AND DEAN "The Little Old Lady From Pasadena" It's the little old lady from Pasadena The little old lady from Pasadena (Go, Granny, go, Granny, go Granny go) Has a pretty...
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    A lot of older people are really getting on teenagers while they are on here. This is a website for EVERYBODY'S experiences and it's not right you yell at us because we're young...
    hoovesstarfighter hoovesstarfighter 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 6

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    This is one of the most frustrating experiences I have ever written. There's just so many songs that I like but I'll narrow it down to 50 for ya :) 1. Bleeding Love - Leona Lewis...
    SylenaEverlasting SylenaEverlasting 13-15, F 3 Responses Apr 9

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    Don't misunderstand me. I don't hate you nor I'm a loner. You won't understand me unless you're also an introvert. I don't want to be alone but that makes me happy and comfortable...
    fajardonickole fajardonickole 13-15, F 3 Responses Apr 9

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    You are to blame (Paruyr Sevak an Armenian writer) You are to blame that I'm lonely that I'm always wandering alone and sadly You are to blame that in this big world Nobody's love...
    azanun azanun 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 11

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    I think Dorkness has a genuine sincerity about it that can be very endearing. Everybody's been one, it's the great equalizer. And another poster nailed it when they asked who...
    LillikoiSeed LillikoiSeed 41-45, F 1 Response Apr 12

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    I've been on ep for maybe a month. I thought this was a different kind of site & proved to be interesting. To those of you posting under ANY topic that people should kill...
    Soulsearcher39 Soulsearcher39 36-40, F 7 Responses 1 day ago

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    god is the creator of the universe, the world and humans. he is everybody's father. he works up in heaven and down on earth. god is our provider and healer. he is a miracle worker...
    aragonmorgolo aragonmorgolo 41-45 1 Response Mar 25

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    I love the warmth of the fire and the glow of the fire on everybody's faces in the dark. Sadly, I've only been to two campfires so far, though. The first time I went, I was pretty...
    RupanjaliSamadder RupanjaliSamadder 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 26