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I Am Going Back to Being Just Myself

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    Ah , Life's Little Default Option

    I tried hard to be a husband and loving father and did okay at the latter , sucked at the first . I tried hard to be what I thought was needed of me and either I was lacking in the necessary ingredients or my lackluster performance doomed me from day 1 . I hadn't realized how...
    Tanengreen Tanengreen 36-40, M Mar 7, 2010

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    Ah , Life's Little Default Option

    I tried hard to be a husband and loving father and did okay at the latter , sucked at the first . I tried hard to be what I thought was needed of me and either I was lacking in the necessary ingredients or my lackluster performance doomed me from day 1 . I hadn't realized how...
    Tanengreen Tanengreen 36-40, M Mar 7, 2010

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    Coming back onto EP is definitely a nice change of pace if you will. I had a bad experience previously and ended up closing down my profile. After an extended time away (almost 2...
    MiamiMexirican MiamiMexirican 36-40, M 1 Response a week ago

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    Ugh!! Too old to go back to school and start over, but I am going to! I don't know what to go for though! I just need to make enough money to support myself and my children. I...
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    All I ever try to do is please people it's gotten me in bad situations and I've decided to stop from a young age uv looked up to my dad and I want him to be proud of me but I have...
    aislin1801 aislin1801 13-15, F May 16

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    Today I'm not going to eat ANYTHING until 12 o'clock at night when I'll devour two jars of nutella. 1 jar of nutella contains 630g of nutella along with 3500 calories. So if I eat...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Around this summer, I havent been there for a long time, two years to be exact, I dont want to but I its just one of those things you have to do.
    huttuh huttuh 18-21, M Apr 29

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    I'm here to express things that I don't really have a outlet for anywhere else. It's all true and I'm a real person telling my actual experiences
    sahmmama sahmmama 22-25, F Apr 29

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    I am open here, but not in the real world. People may think I am weird.
    Profweird Profweird 22-25, M May 3

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    Around those I am comfortable with and websites where I am anonymous.
    Profweird Profweird 22-25, M 1 Response May 3

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    Im a happy person and i like to make people around me happy too :D
    wajdi23 wajdi23 22-25, M 1 Response May 7

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    no matter what you cannot change me and I am me no matter what you say do and think.
    Thedepressedgirlatthewindow Thedepressedgirlatthewindow 16-17, F May 12

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    Yeah...apparently I've been told I'm scary...I knew it was a good thing.
    MsInvis MsInvis 46-50, F 9 Responses May 15

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    There's many things about me that no one knows I only think a handful of special people should know it because very few would appreciate me for who I am, the only one person is my...
    aislin1801 aislin1801 13-15, F May 16

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    When you start seeing your worth, you'll find it harder to stay around those who don't..I've always had this thought, that you should always love yourself before you could love...
    Elaina12 Elaina12 18-21, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    A little racer at times but people who know me know I mean no harm. Why try to be something that you're not!
    PeterSp8 PeterSp8 41-45, M 2 days ago

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    I haven't been in school in probably three years, I dropped out when I had two years left due to mental illness. Today I'm starting an English course (starting with that one cuz...
    Faeriepool Faeriepool 22-25 2 days ago

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    I want you to know who I am. Not just who I really am but who I actually am. Not just me in my daily life, but me in my daily living. Not just me in person, but the personality in...
    oneinawillian oneinawillian 41-45, M 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    A kind, caring, sharing, emphatic, and often depressed pervert.
    MrJingleswilly MrJingleswilly 41-45, M 1 day ago

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    I like it when I catch a woman eyeing my crotch.
    MrJingleswilly MrJingleswilly 41-45, M 1 day ago

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    my story is about something I would watch on tv never thought I would be a part of this drama. I was a victim of a murder for hire plot a few years back by my own brother. His...
    notagain4me notagain4me 51-55, F May 16

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    If there is a hell, I was always going to go there. But I think if I go to hell being myself then that's better than going to heaven pretending to be something I'm not and...
    SoleExecutioner SoleExecutioner 18-21, F 5 Responses 5 days ago

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    To be honest I do realise That I'm being consumed by the darkness,On my first day of middle school the boys make fun of me and push me off my limits I got mad and chase them around...
    EvansuSena EvansuSena 13-15, F a week ago

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    “Here’s to the Different ones, the Nerds, the Geeks, The ones who see things differently. The ones considered the outcast. They aren't held by rules. You can hurt them, bully...
    LeahLovee LeahLovee 13-15, F 2 days ago

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    gofundme.com/upmth97q Hey all check out my campaign, I'm going back to school in the fall for graphic design. This time I'm finishing this thing, I've had several difficulties in...
    chamicus chamicus 26-30, M May 21

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    I think it's ironic that with all the equal rights awareness and no bullying campaigns people still not only judge harshly but use cruel words. I believe instead of improving as...
    YeahthatsMylife YeahthatsMylife 26-30, M 2 Responses May 7

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    I've never had so many complications stemming from allergies. I went to the doctor last week and found out I have a sinus infection with a bad cough. I've been coughing so much and...
    radiantorchid radiantorchid 22-25, F 1 Response May 18

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    I have been low for almost two weeks now. Sure I have had little peaks and distractions, but the general consensus with my insides is a crap feeling. I am not even able to convey...
    rana3434 rana3434 36-40, F 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    I am 17 years old. I have danced (ballet, tap & freestyle) since I was 3, I also do other sports activities. I work in an office so am sat down a lot of the time. I will admit I am...
    AHelpfulLover AHelpfulLover 16-17, F May 12

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    Sometimes I kinda do so I can see flaws, or errors that I do. It would depend on who says it and how it was said. Other times I just ignore and keep being myself. It can be very...
    BenedictJones BenedictJones 13-15, M 1 Response 11 hrs ago

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    if I have a chance of going back I won't be choosing the things that I had chosen. Because I am still struggling on various things and fighting the tide is really exhausting. Will...
    icedwithin17 icedwithin17 26-30, F 2 Responses May 6

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    The Los Angeles County Agency that assists homeless people find shelter referred to this company, TH Services. I needed temporary emergency housing. I went to the offices of TH...
    jimorjames jimorjames 26-30, M 5 days ago

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    This became a longer story then I wanted to be, but its my story and I carry it with pride. I have always been a weirdo and I love myself for it. I am now in a point in my life...
    GuiltBear GuiltBear 31-35, M 1 Response May 20

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    It felt like everything negative in my life was starting to get a grasp around my throat; my friends, my family, and my ex-girlfriend. Didn't start that way. The year was 2012 and...
    Orchards Orchards 22-25, M May 12

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    My husband of 32 years is addicted to meth. I had been away helping my parents. My stepmother was ill. She passed away & I stayed to help my Dad. My husband quit talking to me & I...
    Alphie01 Alphie01 46-50 3 Responses May 20

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    I wish I wasn't so hard on myself but I'm afraid if I stop I won't have any motivation to move forward. It's as if I have this real of all my shortcomings and it just plays again...
    honestlyanonymouslyme honestlyanonymouslyme 22-25, F May 3

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    I'm 31 years old, and for as long as I can remember I've been dodging the fact that I'm at least bisexual or gay. It's taken up so much of my strength and, looking back, has shaped...
    thanks4listening thanks4listening 31-35, M 5 Responses May 9

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    My neighbors watch me from their back window over the fence in my living room. I was moving my head trying to breathe oxygen and my neighbor said your right, she is very insane, to...
    AnnonymousNum3 AnnonymousNum3 22-25, F Apr 30

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    I'm realizing I keep attracting manipulators. A site quotes that a manipulator gets you to compromise your values and lowers your self worth! How many times has this happened to...
    HigherCalling HigherCalling 26-30, F 1 Response May 12

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    I've been getting very tired of the shot I deal with. My crohns has had me nearly ripping my hair out. I didn't go to class today because I would have been to far from the bathroom...
    persononinternet persononinternet 18-21, M a week ago

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    I cant seem to combat against it for very long, my mind always seems to find its way trickling back into thoughts of him...He, who is my best friend. I felt awkward about the...
    SophisticatedPsychopath SophisticatedPsychopath 22-25, F 2 days ago

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