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I Am Open and Honest With My Parents

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    Honest Not Open

    I am honest but i am not open. I keep them at a distance, and that is how i like it.
    Arorin Arorin 22-25, M Mar 25, 2010

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    Parents Are Real Friends.

    I didn't understood this earlier that parents are the ones who care and love just without any reason, unselfishly and they don't get anything in return to their care and love that they give to their child to bring him up in spite of knowing that one day that child would leave...
    avrilgomaze avrilgomaze 18-21 Jul 14, 2011

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    Honestly...

    I tell them everything and some things absolutely are abhorrent to them. I just know they worry about my soul staying in the light, but they should not fear evil taking me over. I won't let it. I should cut back on discussing sex life details with Mum....and Dad is angry that I'm...
    TheRealWoman TheRealWoman 31-35, F Feb 1, 2009

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    I Love Them

    I really love my parents.i know there only looking out for me.they have a great sence of wisdom.and there fun to be around.
    mamaslittlebaby mamaslittlebaby 18-21, M Mar 13, 2009

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    Well, With My Mother!

    I'm always honest and open with people... so it's no wonder that it started at home first. My father was deadbeat in so many ways, so I didn't share much with him. But with my mother... I tend to share all. I've always had. And sometimes I get an "TMI" from her! XD...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Feb 1, 2009

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    My Parents Are Tops!

    My parents have always been there for me when I need them.  Especially after reading some stories in EP I feel so lucky. When I was about 17 I got really worried that I might be gay.  I had always grown up with this fear that being a drug...
    GoldenArrow GoldenArrow 31-35, M 2 Responses Feb 1, 2009

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    Ok where do I begin? I have a mother who doubts me and thinks I don't have any capabilities to live a normal life. My dad he is more of a mate than my dad. But he has faith in me...
    WokenandOpen WokenandOpen 31-35, M 1 hr ago

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    why is it so hard for me to make friends? i don't think i'm a horrible person.. i just dont know how to open up to anyone, i'm terrified that they'll find me too boring or plain.
    t00lit91 t00lit91 22-25, F 3 Responses 2 hrs ago

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    I think i felt in love with a cam model… i had a realy bad time. A year ago I met someone in real live and I felt in love with that person. I noticed that this person has a...
    faebeli faebeli 18-21, M 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    Hate when you're being honest with a person and they end up getting mad. 😂😂😂
    SunshineH13 SunshineH13 22-25, F 14 Responses 10 hrs ago

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    I am a very honest and friend gal. This is the way I was raised by my parents. I hate liars.
    redheadedfemale redheadedfemale 41-45, F 4 Responses 14 hrs ago

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    That´s the only way i can be! But my experience tells me that people who say they admire honesty are affraid of it. They like people to bul*sh*it them and feed their insecurities...
    PenetrationGuru PenetrationGuru 36-40, M 4 Responses 1 day ago

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    I really need some advice. This may be long, but I will explain. I have been separated for over two years. I want a relationship that will last forever. I met a man who is...
    irishangel4174 irishangel4174 31-35, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    This actually happened just yesterday and I made an account on here because I have no one else to talk to about it. I started smoking weed maybe two weeks ago and have only been...
    coexorcist coexorcist 18-21, F 2 days ago

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    Really you are not that funny when you are stoned. I went to the C-store next door to get a fresh sub sandwich, they used to really be good but as of late the quality of the...
    bitnaughty bitnaughty 51-55, M 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    Six years ago now, I was seventeen and had just started dating this guy named Jake. We had been going out for a total of about three days, and I went over to his house to hang out...
    Skyedragon48 Skyedragon48 22-25, F 3 days ago

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    I don't care how bad it hurts. just be honest with me. I'll get over it in time. just don't fu*king lie to me.
    wildcardd wildcardd 22-25, M 4 Responses 4 days ago

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    I am very much an honest woman and individual. I appreciate my friends to be honest with me too. If not, I will terminate any relationship and move on with my life.
    blondemomathome blondemomathome 36-40, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    When the Ollie's Bargain Outlet first opened in my area, my grandmother wanted to go. We went, she got some stuff, and when we went to check out, the cashier asked my grandmother...
    Spyro93 Spyro93 18-21, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I was replying to an email, and thought i would share my experience. I have fought back the darkness most of my life. I, at 40, can say that I'm finally happy and at ease with...
    parttimefreak parttimefreak 36-40, F 4 days ago

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    This girl she has to be a dream right now she is being way to honest with me she kept me up all night and now she is being honest it's just wow <3
    PabloBoyyyy PabloBoyyyy 18-21, M 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    I want to start being a bit more honest with my posts, to appear more approachable, ask something and I'll reply with the utmost honesty
    guymanly2 guymanly2 18-21, M 5 days ago

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    Just when you think someone is different, you realize that they are the same as everyone else
    osu7628 osu7628 18-21, M 5 days ago

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    This was actually a couple of days ago, my boyfriend of 11 months is on holiday for 3 weeks and I have to be honest, I've not been completely sure about the relationship recently...
    confuzzled411 confuzzled411 18-21, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Going to try to keep this as short at I can with all the details. Let's see, and sorry if it ends up being too long with many grammar mistakes. I just need somewhere to vent...
    speakingout954 speakingout954 26-30, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I don't lie to true friends, neither my family. and since I don't have true friends, I don't tell them all my secrets I have. I have became more cautions of getting to close people...
    turki2550 turki2550 16-17, M 6 days ago

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    FOOD FOR THOUGHT & LOST LOVE: Over 27 years ago I met the love of my life. I was visiting Spain with a friend at the time and for two weeks I got to know this beautiful German...
    Clarkkentallday Clarkkentallday 46-50, M a week ago

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    I think the problem is, a lot of times, parents don't try to understand. I don't think mine ever do. There's a video by a YouTuber called SuliBreaks, called "Parents are the...
    TheOpeningViolinist TheOpeningViolinist 22-25, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I try very hard to make it friendly and nice around my apartment. It's an apartment complex, so there are quite a few people living around where I live. I have been living in...
    milehighHeartbreak milehighHeartbreak 31-35, M 8 Responses a week ago

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    Hmmmm You know it seems like the more honest a person is the easier people find it to just lie to them. Why is that? Does something about me shout "Hey I'm a moron! If you lie to...
    Raptax231 Raptax231 18-21, M 1 Response Jul 22

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    I expect people to be really honest with me. And I try to crack out the truth whenever they lie to me. But I'm not very honest myself. I like lying. Even to the people I love. It's...
    DamienBodie DamienBodie 22-25 Jul 21

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    Anyone who's unafraid of being honest with me is always on my Awesome List.
    Darkslinger Darkslinger 26-30, M 1 Response Jul 20

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    I've had a friend like this in real life who I could be 100% myself with and talk about any and everything with. But recently for some reason that i dont know our relationship is...
    missnicething missnicething 18-21, F 15 Responses Jul 20

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    A little background info first I am 24 years old, Hispanic, and come from a very traditional and very much practicing catholic family. Oh and I have a fear of confrontation. My...
    lnj1112 lnj1112 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 20

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    Ok. So I'm 23 & just starting to come to terms with my sexuality. About 8 months ago, I finally started to acknowledge that I liked girls & allowed myself the space & time to come...
    lostlamp lostlamp 22-25, F 2 Responses Jul 20

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    As a child growing in a predominantly Asian family, we were expected to be extremely docile, obedient and submissive. So you can imagine the horror of my parents when I openly...
    Roo1999 Roo1999 13-15 Jul 18

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    I have no idea if i'm wrong... Maybe all other people live like this. Anyways, i hate my parents. When i was young my dad ignored me because of his "work" and never took me out or...
    jamesghurncijda jamesghurncijda 16-17, M 1 Response Jul 18

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    I'm in an open relationship, but we have 2 golden rules. Don't fall for anyone else and be honest. Interested to know what rules you guys have?
    KalasJin KalasJin 18-21, M Jul 18

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    My life has been altered, or, as one woman I met told me, "transformed." I liked that word because something positive can be associated with it. It reminded me that even in the...
    christina1219 christina1219 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 18

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    Whatever I do is never enough. So yesterday was Parent-Teacher Day and the last day of school and my last day as a Year 10 student. I was feeling very optimistic about it as my...
    MikoDreamz MikoDreamz 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 16

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    why are people so guarded? why can't we be open and honest with one another? nothing is taboo anymore
    miimii0069 miimii0069 26-30, F 47 Responses Jul 16

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    I don't have an official diagnosis yet and i know you shouldn't self diagnose, but I fit every single ******* criteria for Bpd. I've always known I have severe mental issues but...
    JustaGirlWhoDrinksTooMuchTea JustaGirlWhoDrinksTooMuchTea 13-15, F Jul 14