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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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    The good news is that im going back to work tomorrow after two months staying home....the bad news...im gonna miss my friend's on EP ....its already difficult with my time zone...
    xenia29 xenia29 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 22

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    I am 35 years old . I have 4 kids an a husband and I am going back to school to get my degree . Am I crazy . My oldest child will be done with high school before I am done with...
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    I'm always pressured to be better. I always think of pleasing anyone, even guys and it can seriously be a blow to my self-esteem. Especially when it goes unnoticed. But not even...
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    So, i chat to a lot of people and also read a lot of experiences on here. I have noticed how many people are still haunted about their past. Whilst i do understand how hard it is...
    Callis78 Callis78 31-35, M Jul 2

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    Yeah. And I like to post experiences without them being removed by twats. >.>
    LittleKandi LittleKandi 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 5

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    I made lasagna today, still hot. After long time i made it again, 2 nd time , 2 times better then the previous time , it's delicious , I am proud of myself 😊
    cleanyoursoul cleanyoursoul 26-30, F 6 Responses Jul 14

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    Wow. I m loving this experience project. I can be myself. And there is no one to judge...
    dadamoney dadamoney 31-35, M Jul 14

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    My mom asked me why I never be myself......its because I no she wouldn't like me..I told her I would rather were skinny jeans then beggy, I would rather have a bennie on the do my...
    imstillalive232677 imstillalive232677 13-15, F Jul 16

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    Okay, so I've been working for the past year now, and while I love my work more than anything, I realize that I need to go back to school to become a more qualified individual. I...
    schemily03 schemily03 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 22

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    I had a bad first experience with college I suffered from depression got better than became bi polar and had to come home. It's been about 4 months taken the time to get better and...
    kpweant1 kpweant1 18-21, F 1 Response a week ago

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    Time off is done, tomorrow I'm back to work! Haven't done anything special.. But I did sleep sooooooo much wish i could store sleep in my system lol But at least, I haven't...
    ThePeach ThePeach 26-30, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Ok seriously, when I say this I mean it, and this includes how I dress and Allllll that stuff And honestly if you don't like me I really am sorry but I am DONE pretending to be...
    SammiKitten SammiKitten 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 5

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    To study to become a consuellor. I did my degree in Psychology/Criminology then spend the next 15 yrs working in an office, hmmmm
    mypath43 mypath43 36-40, F 3 Responses Jul 2

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    Some boys are out with their girlfriends or hanging with their buds. I'm inside reading a good book. Some boys play sports during school. I stare at them from the benches...
    SoulWriter17 SoulWriter17 16-17, M Jul 9

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    Couldn't find the right Topic but people say I look younger than I look but act older than I say. I'm a unique person :)
    SoulWriter17 SoulWriter17 16-17, M Jul 10

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    Because pretending to be what you're not can be so hard sometimes. That's why when I changed schools, I did away it the popular jock facade to the nerd I am.
    RoddyB7589 RoddyB7589 16-17, M Jul 10

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    TO STUDY MINISTRY!!! Thank you God for guiding me on my right path.
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    More trouble I had two weeks off work and was dreading going back, not because I hate it but because of the chaos that might have ensued while I was gone; who knows what awful...
    CrookedMan CrookedMan 46-50 6 days ago

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    Dear fellow scapegoats, it is now 10 years on since I walked away from my family of origin. Any of you who have read my story know that it was the universal story of the...
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    ScenieWeenie ScenieWeenie 16-17, F 6 Responses Jul 8

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    Kmarcum99 Kmarcum99 13-15, F Jul 9

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    lifeisabsurd lifeisabsurd 22-25, M 3 Responses Jul 14

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    simplycomplex82 simplycomplex82 31-35, M 2 hrs ago

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