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I Am Going To Do It Just Because I Want To

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    --Chronic Underachiever Ever since I can remember, I have been the "smart kid". I would score much higher on tests even though I hadn't studied and other kids have. I was...
    alcool91 alcool91 22-25, M 1 Response Jul 14

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    It's not that I want to die (not anymore...not since I started praying and trusting in myself and a higher power), but i just want the pain to stop. I know that one day, things...
    lunabyrd666 lunabyrd666 18-21 Jun 24

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    My mum won't stop making comments about my weight. It is such a pisstake like just shut up dont you think i know that! It's always comments like "who's going to want a fat girl...
    fatgirl123fat fatgirl123fat 16-17, F 22 Responses 6 days ago

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    I miss being in love. I want to be there so badly again. I just LOVE the jump in my heart, when I look into her eyes - and I can see that she's looking at me with love too... The...
    milehighHeartbreak milehighHeartbreak 31-35, M 1 Response Jul 12

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    I went to a party last night and it was amazing! I had so much fun. I got home around 5 am and I didn't get caught so I thought everything would be okay. Unfortunately for me my...
    Lexikay99 Lexikay99 18-21, F 15 Responses Jul 10

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    I am 22 and although most have been through hell and back.. I have to. Right now I am a single mother of a 3 year old. Her dad chooses not to be involved, his loss not mine. She's...
    Natasha1128 Natasha1128 22-25, F 2 Responses Jun 25

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    I cry silently and I am alone. I seriously don't consider my mom and brother as friends because they are family. I am not confident about myself. Every friends I make leave me just...
    Fatimatam Fatimatam 16-17, F 3 mins ago

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    My boyfriend of one and a half years broke up with me two days ago. I am completely shocked and the reality of it all is hitting me now. I was practically crying at work all day...
    blazeee blazeee 22-25, F 1 Response 9 hrs ago

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    1. I’m a 17 year old girl going into my senior year. 2. I’m 5 ft 6,” and I have dark brown eyes and wavy hair. 3.I have yet to meet someone that has said/spelled my name...
    mairesequin mairesequin 16-17, F 5 hrs ago

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    Come on ladies, you are no bundle of fun either. We men like to explore, have fun, travel, and be with our buddies much more than being with you. Why is that? Most every man I...
    mbb50 mbb50 61-65, M 2 Responses 9 hrs ago

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    1. I am an introverted Capricorn. 2. I am selfish, private, and easily bored. 3. I have a crazy desire to be a dragon. 4. I either love very sunny weather or dark, intense...
    supersofie supersofie 16-17, F 7 hrs ago

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    Attention please! Attention please! 'Attention please! Attention please! Don't dare to talk! Don't dare to sneeze! Don't doze or daydream! Stay awake! Your health, your very life...
    restored87 restored87 46-50, F 5 hrs ago

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    I dated a girl all throughout high school. We started dating Freshman year (her sophomore year) and we dated up until she went off to college. I left her after she had been at...
    whoknows2014 whoknows2014 22-25, M 1 hr ago

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    Hello EP community! I was hoping for some advice, or reality checks or anything really. For the past 3 years I've been working in a job I hate. I've had many sick days due to panic...
    dreamsoffreedom dreamsoffreedom 26-30, F 2 Responses 38 mins ago

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    so my husband and I are trying to have our 2nd baby. I had the most real vivid dream ever last night. My childhood centered around my great grandparnets. The partys we had there...
    melly0727 melly0727 26-30, F 1 Response 8 hrs ago

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    Right here, right now. I'm sick of everything. I'm sick of pretending to be happy, putting a fake smile on my face. I'm a pathetic, worthless piece of ****. I can't do anything...
    DepressingKayla DepressingKayla 16-17, F 1 Response 58 mins ago

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    Who always has something bothering them.. Who's always stressed about one thing or the other.. Who's always mithering. . That one person who never copes with anything.. Always has...
    Quanitta Quanitta 26-30, F 2 hrs ago

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    Stop going for the crumbs, When the cake is right in front of you
    palmtreespring91 palmtreespring91 22-25, M 16 hrs ago

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    Yesterday, some of my lifelong "friends" said some very very hurtful things to me. I won't get into the gory details, but it hurt. I learned some things from it though. For...
    reneeo11314 reneeo11314 18-21, F 3 Responses 6 hrs ago

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    Recently my best friend got married to her childhood sweetheart. CHILDHOOD. It just made it so special because we all knew they liked each other as kids, I remember all of us...
    EllaAfter EllaAfter 22-25, F 5 hrs ago

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    I really want to go to pride in Liverpool and Chester if anyone out there is going to either please message me??
    Lolbeansarefun Lolbeansarefun 13-15, M 5 hrs ago

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    Religious (ego) Consciousness, True Consciousness (subconscious experience), and Spiritual Consciousness (super conscious) *Disclaimer: Controversial. Not for the emotionally...
    nagaprincess nagaprincess 18-21, F 3 Responses 19 hrs ago

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    I found myself having an affair with a man who has a girlfriend. I wanted it to be just that one time because I get attached, but he kept instigating and I kept seeing him. He has...
    earthyogi earthyogi 41-45, F 6 Responses 3 hrs ago

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    Men and women are both as valuable as each other, but every single group no matter how big or small needs a leader mainly to keep order and keep the ball rolling in one direction...
    trafikmasta trafikmasta 36-40, M 7 hrs ago

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    I decided to be happy because life is too short to be sad all the time.From now on I will wake up and I will tell myself how much I'm happy that I don't have a cancer and that I...
    Heaventohell1 Heaventohell1 18-21 2 Responses 3 hrs ago

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    READ THIS RIGHT NOW BEFORE MESSAGING ME. HOW MANY TIMES DO I HAVE TO STATE THIS. SERIOUSLY IF YOU WANT TO TALK TO ME AND YOU GET A RUDE RESPONSE, ESPECIALLY IF IT IS SOMETHING...
    Yourguardianangel9613 Yourguardianangel9613 16-17, F 1 Response 5 mins ago

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    I am 19 years old and a sophomore in college majoring in nursing. I met the love of my life my first year at college and our relationship has blossomed into something beautiful...
    tphelps tphelps 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 1

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    I met my wife Sarah in 2008. We met through her friend. We started dating and things were progressing fast, we got engaged and got married in October of 2009. Things were not...
    SimpleGuy77 SimpleGuy77 36-40 1 Response Jul 11

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    1. I want to join 1000 groups that apply to me. 2. I believe in soul mates 3. I wear fake polo. (SWAG) 4. I've had the same xbox 360 for 7 years with no problems. 5. I break...
    QuiltedBathwater QuiltedBathwater 18-21, M 16 hrs ago

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    I was having problems with sleeping. I started sleeping 24 seven and couldn't stay awake. So my doctor put me on medication that wakes me up during the day. The problem is now I...
    Britt25 Britt25 41-45, F 15 hrs ago

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    Hi, I'm a transgender boy (FTM) I've socially transitioned and I take puberty blockers. I'm going into grade 8 in September. I would love to connect with other trans* people...
    Robotboy100 Robotboy100 13-15, M 14 hrs ago

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    So... This is weird. I play games all night probably. And whenever it's a new day I'm still playing. Then I have to do some things like going I the shop or something. I always...
    Adamexxx Adamexxx 13-15, M 13 hrs ago

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    I'm going to start my diet again. Whoever needs a partner, feel free to message me!!
    lockedsweetheart lockedsweetheart 26-30, F 10 hrs ago

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    1 female 2 live in Australia 3 I'm straight 4 I have a passion for film making 5 I'm going to be a good film director 6 have so many health problems 7 I believe in spirit 8 still...
    Dreamprojector Dreamprojector 18-21, F 3 Responses 8 hrs ago

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    I don't want kids because I know I wouldn't be a good mother. I would rather go out and have fun with friends instead of stay at home and change diapers. Does that make me a bad or...
    ashiz ashiz 22-25, F 2 Responses 8 hrs ago

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    There really is nothing like running to make you feel refreshed and help clear your mind. Even if you think you can't run for long, start by running half a mile then stop. After a...
    magdal magdal 22-25, F 1 Response 6 hrs ago

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    I'm sorrryyyyyy people!!!!! But I'm going on holiday so won't talk or reply or whatever for a week...😘😭😁byeeeeeeeee...well...I'll be leaving tomorrow morning VERY early...
    loveyourselfalwaysxx loveyourselfalwaysxx 13-15, F 1 Response 6 hrs ago

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    I need a Ana buddy. Im going on a 3 day fast and I need help.. message me asap please...
    StarvingButterflyAna StarvingButterflyAna 13-15, F 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    Hello all. I'm new to this and not exactly sure where to start so bare with me. I'm pregnant, (31 weeks), battling financial issues, and in a relationship that I don't see lasting...
    lildiva89 lildiva89 22-25, F 2 Responses 4 hrs ago

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    Because I can't date. So I wanna get engaged, and married when I'm 22-23 after education and working, then a kid like at 29-30 years old maybe even 28. I want to get engaged this...
    EvelynElf EvelynElf 16-17, F 3 hrs ago

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    I want to give up on my ambitions of becoming a web designing mainly because of the huge workload i'm willing to carry around me all the time and i feel with all the codes that...
    agdnn agdnn 26-30, M 3 hrs ago

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    I hate to have to ask people this.I don't think my husband finds me attractive anymore by the comment he made the other day about my weight.It really bothered me plus I think I've...
    howsab howsab 31-35, F 3 Responses 52 mins ago

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    I want my parents to respect me and treat me like a fourteen-year-old, not a 2-year-old. Backstory: I hit the teen years and my mom and I started colliding. A lot. We would fight...
    SadFacedDork SadFacedDork 16-17, F Jun 25

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    I've been working for an animal welfare organization. I've been helping to care for dogs, learn about different methods of care and training, and how to be a truly valuable member...
    misscoffee misscoffee 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 4

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    Today I left my boyfriend of over 2 years mostly because of his dog. He is a dog lover and I don't mind them to a certain extent. My boyfriend has had this dog for almost six...
    Ovetit Ovetit 22-25, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I was abused from birth by family members and then by my husband, from whom I finally escaped. I have had a few other very traumatic things happen in my life as well. Because I...
    JaneG8 JaneG8 31-35, F 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    Here's more of the book. The Shadow of Pride and Lust. ~enjoy :P Chapter Four: An Unfriendly Wager   We walked to a bar, after I denied everything that was written down in front...
    HEDinTHEclouds HEDinTHEclouds 13-15, M