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I Am Going to Ignore Valentines Day Again This Year

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    Timona Timona 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 10

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    Me Too

    it is an advertising gimmick to sell things after christmas and before easter. it is a painful reminder of cards i didn't get when i was in school
    2ndhandjunk 2ndhandjunk 46-50 Aug 7, 2011

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    Wrong Word.

    I wish I could ignore it.  Endure is more the word I would choose. Recently divorced, and not dating.   Update (per request from ggrl). Since I wrote this, life has changed greatly.  I made a decision several months ago to start dating.  I dated a number...
    IndyNudist IndyNudist 46-50, M 3 Responses Feb 12, 2008

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    I Celebrate the 15th.

    Who needs Valentine's Day? At my house we give the girls a little something for Valentines. My husband and I go out and celebrate Feb 15th. On Feb 15, 2005 I was diagnosed with cancer. Since that time we have started celebrating my recover and our love on this day. My hubby...
    ColorMeReal ColorMeReal 41-45, F 1 Response Feb 12, 2008

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    MontyB2 MontyB2 13-15, M Jan 22

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    I Didn't Once.

    This happened.
    WhoAmI613 WhoAmI613 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 12, 2013

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    No Valentines Day

    Valentines day is supposed to be a romantic day.Why even acknowledge the day if you still would get no romance or anything at all. Why even bother
    nosexforme nosexforme 31-35 Feb 8, 2008

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    Poem I Wrote

    I wrote a poem one valentine's day when I was little with the lines: Cupids crash In the grass. What was that supposed to mean?  Was that an early sign of my asexuality?
    Sncats Sncats 26-30, F Aug 1, 2009

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    I Imagine So.

    it falls on a thursday this year, which means that my husband and i will go to choir, then we will go home and he will do homework for his law school class the next day. it doesn't really hurt my feelings. he's all kinds of busy and stressed, and i wouldn't want to add to that...
    journeyfulloflaughter journeyfulloflaughter 26-30, F Feb 12, 2008

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    I'm probably a different girl than any other, I don't like roses and flowers I actually hate them, I don't like when people play with my hair, in Valentines with each of my...
    heyapple69 heyapple69 66-70, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I would hate valentines day, except for the fact that it's my birthday haha
    PairOfTrees PairOfTrees 16-17, F Jul 18

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    An early start of the day allows you to satisfy multiple girls. :)
    mysexwife mysexwife 41-45, M 1 Response Jul 12

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    ha ha Valentines day aka forever alone day . Its a day were i literally sleep all day . I try not to go out or watch tv , because it will just make me feel up set...
    Aniceguyforyou Aniceguyforyou 18-21, M 1 Response Jul 8

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    I was there when your life was falling apart, when you cried I was the one who tried to soothe you. I was the one who you ignored for days but was there as soon as you was bored...
    Gentleandlovingsoul Gentleandlovingsoul 36-40, F 1 Response Jul 1

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    I am from India where caste matters a much for a marriage. I was in a relationship with a girl for more than 6 years. I loved her too much. We had strong physical relationship also...
    viraagh viraagh 22-25, M Jul 14

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    This is going to be my transformative year. Working out, going to keep a strict diet, going to start my first year of college with all my life experiences including afghanistan...
    Badtimanonymous Badtimanonymous 31-35, M 3 Responses Jul 12

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    The reason life and or time move faster every day, each day or year is a smaller percentage of the life you've lived. At 10, a year's 10% of the life you've lived, at 20 a year's...
    DawnR59 DawnR59 51-55, T Jul 13

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    So it looks like I'm going to become homeless again because of my mom. I haven't told my boyfriend yet because I am too embarrassed and ashamed. This round 3 living on the streets...
    findingbeauty2468 findingbeauty2468 26-30, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I asked him to bring the lantern to the dr. office where he works and where I am a patient. I am fine with being friends in only a professional capacity. But he insisted that I...
    2little2late 2little2late 36-40, F 3 Responses 9 hrs ago

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    Today started out alright.. then the call came in... she was in a coma, and in the ICU at the hospital... so... we went to her.. and was told that they were going to take out the...
    WendyBlabs WendyBlabs 36-40, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    When I was 18 years old I got my 1st DUI, following that when I was 19 I came across my 2nd. I served My time, completed counseling, outpatient therapy, group classes, had an...
    BarteringJoe BarteringJoe 26-30, M 14 hrs ago

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    Ok, warning this is going to be long! I am at a loss in life. I have been married for almost 10 yrs, with him for almost 15. Things between us were always good,( not perfect of...
    AuntieShani AuntieShani 36-40, F 11 Responses Jul 22

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    I'm in love.  I have a woman in my life.  I love her soooo much.  That's all I can say.  We've been together for about 6 months.  I told you how we met...
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    When I was a teenager, my dreams were about music. Being accepted to the Conservatory of Music. Being a professional musician or a teacher. That dream came true. I DID get accepted...
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    I figured that instead of writing 30 stories I'd just keep track of the whole thing and post it as one. More convenient that way :P Day 01: Your favourite song - The Who, Baba O...
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    I'm going back to South Carolina next week. My heart breaks when it'll be another year before I'll see my stepfamily, and my dad. A part of me misses home, but I just don't like...
    BookWonderer BookWonderer 13-15, F 10 hrs ago

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    Every day that I have no contact with my crush, I'm going to upload a song. :-)"More Than This" by Roxy MusicI could feel at the timeThere was no way of knowingFallen leaves in...
    TheTruthIfItKillsMe TheTruthIfItKillsMe 46-50, F 1 hr ago

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    I came to the United States when I was 21 years old. I grew up in Sweden, a country known mainly for its socioeconomic policies and prosperous people. Marijuana is considered a...
    whrskrlo whrskrlo 26-30, M 3 Responses Jul 8

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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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    So, I've had this friend for several years now who has had an extremely dark past. He's tried to kill himself three times before and has JOKED about it recently. He's stabbed...
    Meweh Meweh 18-21 2 hrs 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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    If You could read my mind -- Gordon Lightfoot http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jqMG3VR5PP4 Way back machine.. My dad used to play the guitar and sing this to me. When I was about...
    NotmyCircusNotmymonkeys NotmyCircusNotmymonkeys 41-45, F 30 mins ago

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    I remember when I was young I felt so isolated feeling so dumb And even unappreciated Going to school woking on weekends But at home treated like a fool And validated by few...
    Bach13 Bach13 26-30, M Jul 7

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    I know the headline may seem like a silly dilemma. But I am really emotionally distressed about going on a date soon without telling my ex. I dated this woman off and on for the...
    WriterOnTheWall WriterOnTheWall 36-40, M 3 days ago

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    My boyfriend and I are going through a rough patch and today has been one of the worst days we've ever had. It just seems like we have been arguing for a week straight. I love...
    owens321bam owens321bam 18-21, F 1 Response 6 hrs ago

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    It's a beautiful day!by U2.determined not to get down:)xxx
    3spiritxxx 3spiritxxx 46-50, F 18 mins ago

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    So this is going to be a long one, just warning you. No, I mean it...a really long one! So I started a new job recently and I was very excited about this new prospect because I...
    Plumbalina Plumbalina 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 22

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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 4 days ago

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    There's no use, I never follow them anyway, I always lie to myself and say "I'll do it!" The next day I'm back to doing the same thing I did last year.
    countrygirlISTaylor countrygirlISTaylor 13-15, F 52 mins ago

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    I know this sinking feeling anywhere. It's happening again. I've been depressed most of my teenage years. I have plenty of ups, but there are always downs that follow close behind...
    LettersToTheSky LettersToTheSky 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 2

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    Hi. I could really use conversation from people who are going through possibly a similar situation as me. I broke up with my amazing, beautiful person of a boyfriend 2 days ago and...
    ChelseyBrownfield ChelseyBrownfield 22-25, F Jul 14

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    I hate being ignored by the people that I care about and that claim they care about me. I don't really mind so much if a stranger, someone that I just meet, or someone that I'm...
    Olivia2014 Olivia2014 31-35, F 9 Responses Jul 17

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    Yup he ignores me all day long while he's working then when I go anywhere in the evening he still never texts or calls back, uses the excuse he's phone never went off.. Yet I text...
    armstrong7984 armstrong7984 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 22

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    I'm talking specifically about when people ignore my private messages on EP. Look, I'm a reasonable guy. If you just say, hey, I don't want to talk right now, message me again...
    wendelloboogie wendelloboogie 26-30, M 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    I met this American Indian chief at Foxwoods Casino on the Pequot reservation after I lost six hundred dollars at craps. his name is Sodomo the Indian. He is the greatest brave to...
    Flangas Flangas 31-35, M 6 hrs ago

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    i cant believe its one year down the line after my most painful heartbreak i i cant rust anyone not even my own shadow i might end up alone just thinking aloud
    tekena tekena 18-21 1 Response 13 mins ago

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    i am 22 years old and it really feels like there is nothing goo about my life. my job stinks. ive been working at a sub shop making minimum wage since i was 16 and havent really...
    icespine icespine 22-25, M 1 Response Jul 1