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I Am Open and Honest With My Parents

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    My wife just had her first open experience last weekend and it turned me on more than I ever imagined it would...let's just say it's been quite a fun week. Open and honest is way...
    johnoerickson johnoerickson 31-35, M 2 Responses 2 hrs ago

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    What do you think about my face ?
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    Ya never KNOW , The next person you meet may just end up being your best friend !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    GuruLife GuruLife 36-40, M Aug 20

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    If you are not honest, you have something to hide. We'll, don't we all have things to hide? Yes, but many things should be hidden, so I've accepted that and am honest with the...
    iDispense iDispense 36-40, M 10 hrs ago

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    I grew up with horrible sisters, and parents that were a little harsh on me. Somewhere along the line, I had made a few friends in school. From the moment that we were all old...
    ShizukaRose ShizukaRose 18-21, F 3 Responses Aug 21

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    My name is Fatima Sharif. I am an open-heart surgery survivor. I was born with a heart defect and had corrective surgeries at 6 and 7. To be honest, my parents thought all was...
    FatimaSharif FatimaSharif 41-45, F Aug 19

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    I try to be, I want to be, but sometimes it's best to keep quiet and hide who I really am inside. When I try to open up just a little I usually find that I get a bad reaction...
    TheLuckyHobo TheLuckyHobo 31-35, M 2 Responses Aug 11

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    I don't mind being alone, I just hate feeling lonely. I've gotten myself involved in some poor relationships because settling sounds better than being alone. That's not the truth...
    PixieStixs PixieStixs 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 6

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    I have been seen as a man who always try to "act" good but in reality I try and be honest with everyone and at every possible moment of my life. Be it family, friends, girlfriend...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Aug 13

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    I feel like I'm getting divorced. Here it is: I think I have a little sight into what you feel when you're getting divorce and when you're just divorced. I had that one longtime...
    garagara garagara 16-17 Aug 12

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    One aspect of pursuing the Buddhist ethic is right understanding. That is not just of things encountered but things met inside yourself. It isn't easy to be honest with ourselves...
    Gaspard91 Gaspard91 22-25, F 3 Responses Aug 2

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    I would rather someone is honest with me than lie to me. Just be respectful in your honesty. We are all adults and should be able to disagree without coming to blows.
    galdran galdran 36-40, M Aug 9

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    Have you ever tried being 100% honest with someone, only to realize that you are a compulsive liar...
    LittleDalek LittleDalek 16-17, M 3 Responses Aug 14

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    I am honest with myself first and foremost! It has taken me many years to start having a TRUE idea of who I am. Sometimes it's not easy to step back and admit that it was a mistake...
    Panth69 Panth69 46-50, M 3 Responses Aug 15

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    For some reason, some people equate open-mindedness with sexual disinhibition. And if a person is more conservative when it comes to sexuality, they are labeled "narrow-minded...
    FryMorgan FryMorgan 22-25, M 1 Response Aug 18

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    I was honest with a friend a few weeks ago and now he doesn't talk to me anymore. Most times I let my feelings guide me which isn't well received. I'm not always rational. LOL
    bzylady bzylady 36-40, F 4 Responses Aug 20

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    Have any girls ever been taught with hands on at home with parents?
    jbeaver975 jbeaver975 22-25, M 2 Responses Aug 17

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    I keep an open mind with everything I try to give people the benefit of the doubt
    Toyx Toyx 22-25, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    It's also possible to contain the satisfaction of looking at dolphins traveling in groups or Manta rays swimming just beneath your ft. Each individual Villa has a deluxe toilet...
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    Segueing into e cigs is purely natural and practical. Cigarette makers can bit by bit phase out production of Marlboros and Virginia Slims without the need of losing income or...
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    First post. Hmm. Well, when I was young I had a friend from England. She stayed in... where I am... for 2 years and then went back for 2 years. When she returned as soon as I saw...
    Punterer Punterer 16-17, M 1 day ago

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    So my mother had met a guy about 3 1/2 years ago and has been in our lives ever since. They had a baby together which I was very excited about but now I'm not so sure he's the...
    dessiebee dessiebee 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 16

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    I'm going to give it to you straight. I am an artist. I've had talent since I was little, but only now am I starting to gain skill and I've found that this is something I want to...
    HeadDownLow HeadDownLow 13-15, M 18 hrs ago

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    I haven't spoken to my 32 year old son in 4 years. I still cry about it, especially during the month of the "sentinel" event. I still can't believe it actually happened. We'd...
    confusedinmanyways confusedinmanyways 56-60, F 36 mins ago

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    My parents don't fudging know anything about me nor the life I want to live. They think school is everything, and it that it will get you into anything you want in life. Well, it...
    WhoNose98 WhoNose98 13-15 1 Response 12 hrs ago

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    A few days ago. I was at a meeting(church) and i started to get my period so i was feeling dizzy. Headaches. And cramps so i couldnt focus. My parents watch me. And they make that...
    jennianime jennianime 13-15, F 5 Responses 9 hrs ago

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    I am so sick of my parents at times I just want to GTFO and live on my own, but am not of legal age to do so and Evan if I was I don't have a dime to my name and condo leases and...
    ECrierie ECrierie 16-17, M 2 Responses Aug 12

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    Parents: one that produces or brings forth offspring. Ephesians 6:2-3 Honor your father and mother... That it may go well with you and that you may enjoy longlife on the earth...
    brinahU brinahU 18-21, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    My parents are so stupid my mom is all like "AWW PAT LOOK AT YOU PATTY PATTY POOOOOOOOOOOO" to our dumb bird everyday and then she makes stupid dances, annoying sounds and... yeah...
    ExpPROJECTION ExpPROJECTION 16-17, M 7 hrs ago

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    Am I really as open minded as I like to think I am? Most people I meet, and know, are far more judgmental and intolerant of other people’s beliefs and values than they claim to...
    TheGreatLeveler TheGreatLeveler 22-25, M 18 mins ago

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    Okay, so this pretty much is a 3 part story so ill post it 3 seperate times, but it all intertwines and stuff so yeah. And noone really knows all this except my mom and bf so im...
    Jessiesgirl98 Jessiesgirl98 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 11

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    I am an extremely open-minded person. I always have been,i have no problem with anyone person whether he is gay ,lesbian ,trans or whatever .. i think it's people choice how do...
    rev429 rev429 18-21, M 16 hrs ago

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    Burtctk215 Burtctk215 31-35, M 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    This is to her parents... I wish you a very Merry Christmas and a happy New Year. I just want to take a little bit of your family time, to tell you about myself. You may know me...
    NishantJ NishantJ 22-25, M 2 Responses Aug 1

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    I don't have divorced parents yet, but they are in the middle of doing so. I am 13 and it's so hard for me to watch fight after fight. I just sit there trying my hardest not to...
    Avreyxo Avreyxo 13-15, F 9 Responses 2 hrs ago

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    Honesty takes courage, which is respectable.
    iDispense iDispense 36-40, M 1 Response 10 hrs ago

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    It seems most of my family come in pairs like Noah's Ark. I don't think I was born for this family ark because I am the only one who doesn't have a family buddy. I am the only...
    InfiniteSunshine InfiniteSunshine 26-30, F 2 Responses 9 hrs ago

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    I made a mistake. I let them in again last night. I was talking on the phone with my mom and once I hung up, I realized that I had given her way too many details about my life...
    CatLover311 CatLover311 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 2

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    I would like to explain my situation but it would be even more helpful if children of divorced parents can give their input. I will give the facts as the children know and be...
    bobbyzp1 bobbyzp1 31-35, M Aug 14

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