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    I feel bad because i saw someone today

    when i was volunteering. he was my freshman gym teacher, track coach, and bowling coach. i quit both bowling and track middle season because i was going through alot. and then i got expelled from school and he wrote a letter to the court judge to help me out and i never saw him...
    SarahsEP SarahsEP 18-21, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    Some of you will know about my love affair with

    apples..an affair that has lasted nigh on 25 years. An "old" (now departed RIP)friend used to call me Adrienne Oliver (thanks Agatha Christie)due to the madness (called scattiness) and presence of apples everywhere I travel. Anyway-after another night of searing Apple related...
    GalateaSpheres GalateaSpheres 36-40, F 16 Responses Jul 26

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    I hate having "feelings"

    and emotions. I always feel as if my loyalty is wasted, because nothing lasts. Friendships fade away, even family fades away eventually. The ones you love never love you back. People die, beloved pets die. People move on so easily and quickly forget about you. Soon you become a...
    kberry95 kberry95 18-21, F 3 Responses Aug 20

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    :............( :( :( :(

    why does thus always happen toe??? :.....(
    babe25 babe25 22-25, F 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    I wish there was at least one decent guy

    who would take the time to know me and love me for my personality and not just my looks..
    MarieMe21 MarieMe21 18-21, F 9 Responses Jan 11

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    I am deeply sad that 39 of my stories were

    removed from EP today. That is 39 incidents of thoughts and feelings (and excitement) that I shared. I never talked about anything illegal, was never gratuitous or vulgar, and my stories were about the thoughts and feelings I have about becoming more sexual as I turned 40...
    BBWand40 BBWand40 41-45, F 64 Responses Sep 18, 2014

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    That pain in your chest

    when you know that you're just their second option, or maybe the last option they have. When that person doesn't care about your feelings, doesn't care you're reaching out for theirs. When you have to accept your condition and truth you'll face sooner. I wish my heart...
    Ikimoem0 Ikimoem0 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 25

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    I'm really sad . I have been

    for awhile ... I've been masking it. I haven't been cutting although I really want to . I miss the control. Relief .
    ebonylove19 ebonylove19 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    sarahbear420 sarahbear420 16-17, F 5 Responses May 15, 2014

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    I wish I had someone in my extended family

    who I felt close to. I read about all these people who have special bonds with their extended family members and that's just not the case with me. Makes family reunions (which happen maybe once a year) more awkward than pleasant and heartwarming. Ah well.
    PinkMellow PinkMellow 18-21, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    So Sad

    I waited for you for so long. I watched my phone, every night, waiting on a phone call that somewhere in the back of my mind I knew I’d never get. I just wanted to hear you say that you were sorry for what you did, and that maybe you wanted to get back together. I hoped and...
    Timothy4321 Timothy4321 18-21, M 4 Responses Dec 10, 2012

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    I want to be happy again.

    .. It sucks that I see parents with their children and I cant see me with mine. I know that I wanted a better life for them but I wonder if I made a mistake.. I would love to see them but I cant... All I have of them is their toys, photos, and memories...
    tasha2kids tasha2kids 26-30, F Aug 18

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    This morning were putting down one of our dogs

    down because she's severely diabetic. So it's gonna be rough today.
    cartoonfan4ever cartoonfan4ever 18-21, M 14 Responses Mar 14

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    I WISH MY BROTHER WAS A LOT NICER THEN HE IS

    THE HURTS ME A LOT AND NO ONE CARES AND ALL I HAVE DONE FOR HIM
    Jkatcrazykat Jkatcrazykat 70+, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I carry a great amount of sadness within me,

    but I usually keep it buried and rarely take notice of it or let it show. I hope one day I can set it free when I have achieved what's necessarily and can live my life the way I want to ;)
    Eir89 Eir89 36-40, F 7 Responses Jun 7

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    All of It

    You called me up at 1:30 this morning, so drunk you were repeating yourself over and over.  I love you too.  You can't just "unlove" someone, especially someone you write songs for after fifteen years.  Oh *****, you've had an ankle bracelet on for five...
    puck61 puck61 51-55, M 17 Responses Nov 25, 2008

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    I feel like there's nothing I can do about my

    mental/emotional situation, so that makes me miserable and then all I can do is talk about how miserable I am all the time and then that just makes me feel guilty and like I'm a crybaby.
    PinkMellow PinkMellow 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    People who spends more time

    and energy into repressing and hiding their thoughts and feelings are most likely to be more depressed than those who admits they're depressed. I'm one of them cause I hate whining and I despise attention seeking. Fvck it. I'll just ugh. Go and sleep and hopefully I don't feel...
    sarasakun sarasakun 18-21, F 2 days ago

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    I thought I knew better,

    but I was wrong. Months ago I had found out a friend lied. Fast forward to now, and I found out by accident this time that my same friend lied again. Will I ever learn? I hope so. :/
    lonelytwilite lonelytwilite 51-55, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    Returning home today from the cancer hospital.

    I felt emotionally drained. Was I im some sort of nightmare Was the diagnosis my dad was given bladder cancer I softly said to myself be strong Farmmaid Be strong for him and don't let him see you cry I felt so guilty cause in the car ride to the hospital i selfishly...
    deleted deleted 26-30 13 Responses May 15

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    ellcios ellcios 18-21, F 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    I finally was able to sleep good

    for the first time in a long time and woke up to find my cute little terrier Spot dead I keep thinking it is my fault I should have heard him yelping for help. But I heard nothing I am the worst dog owner ever could not protect one little dog. My head is in a dark place right...
    aurawolf999 aurawolf999 22-25, F 1 day ago

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    One of the ladies I support has been absent

    from program for the last two weeks. I have been asking for updates on her condition daily. Today my worries about her livelihood were confirmed. She's very ill and is currently being admitted into hospital. She has a rather large mass within her digestive system. It sounds...
    snowberry75 snowberry75 36-40, F 4 Responses Jun 19

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    Just haven't been able to eat properly due to

    something wrong with my ribs. Yesterday i saw a bulge where my ribs suppose to be and it was red and sore and i couldn't breathe. I don't eat much or move much. And because of widespread swelling I've been feeling really low about my weight loss efforts. I can go from looking...
    HigherCalling HigherCalling 26-30, F Aug 20

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    I'm Sorry My Sadness Makes You Uncomfortable

    I'm not "fine". I'm not even okay and I'm certainly not good. What's worse is that I haven't felt that I have the right to feel anything less than "okay". I have felt as if I don't have the right to feel sad. I have been shamed for feeling sad. I have been invalidated in such...
    WalterMighty WalterMighty 22-25 10 Responses Jul 10, 2013

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    When somebody tells you

    that you always mess everything up, your worthless, and they hate you all the time. You kinda start to believe it
    KylieLaine KylieLaine 18-21, F 11 Responses Jul 18, 2014

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    DessyLove DessyLove 18-21, F Aug 11, 2014

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    The first girl I ever made out with just died

    from cancer. My father is nearly dead from cancer and my mother in law is soon to follow. Also related to cancer. These are the first death and imminent deaths of people I am close to and really care about. I talk to my father and mil , I tell them I love them, visit them, all...
    Rerelaxed Rerelaxed 36-40, M Aug 19

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    This lack of appetite thing is really

    frustrating. I hardly ever want to eat anything anymore. I'll get hungry still but food is so unappealing to me. Sometimes thinking about eating food makes me feel nauseous even, depending on what it is. I still make myself eat regularly because I don't want to starve myself but...
    PinkMellow PinkMellow 18-21, F 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    For humans being as smart

    as they are, they are incredibly ignorant, often willfully.
    shadowx1224 shadowx1224 22-25, M Aug 20

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    I have been insulted

    and bullied a lot in the past and I have been feeling and thinking negative for a long time and I talk to myself repeating the things I said or wanted to say constantly. I want to become a manga artist but I keep wasting my time acting out or thinking negative. I even waste time...
    FoxFan64 FoxFan64 13-15, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    There was no guy sitting under my Christmas

    tree this morning :( Santa didn't get me what I asked for :'(
    bluegirlie98 bluegirlie98 16-17, F 12 Responses Dec 25, 2014

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    Playing music at long term care in the hospital?

    It's a hard thing to do. But the last thing to go is the sense of sound :')
    AdolfHipster15 AdolfHipster15 16-17, M 1 Response Dec 5, 2014

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    RickaylaBeard RickaylaBeard 18-21, F 7 Responses Nov 2, 2014

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    I have no practical or useful talents.

    I feel like a loser. What job could I ever get, simultaneously be really good at and enjoy? Right now it feels like none.
    PinkMellow PinkMellow 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 19

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    I'm not happy right now

    but at the same time im beginning to see that im clinging to the idea of him because i dont believe i will find anyone else. In the end it was me with the problem. I knew from the start that i did not love him. He was nice to me, handsome and funny. But thats not enough. It...
    HigherCalling HigherCalling 26-30, F 2 days ago

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    If someone really wanted you,

    they'd actually put some effort into trying to get your attention and make sacrifices for you. They wouldn't just tell you, they want you; they'd show you in every little way possible that they want you.
    DeathThrone DeathThrone 22-25, F 3 Responses Mar 13

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    I hate when I upset people.

    I feel like such a jerk right now :(
    xGNFx xGNFx 18-21, M 2 Responses Aug 19

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    Endless Tears

      To cry alone.  It is better then the rain.   At least then no one can see my hurt.   It seems the cold of winter comes through to the center of my soul so often.   It comes more then once a year.     The sadness in my heart; it is...
    stormynightsky stormynightsky 22-25, F 11 Responses Apr 13, 2009

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    why do ppl block someone

    when u talked before so nice and had a real good chat with each other ?? I really don't get it anymore
    goven99 goven99 22-25, F 2 Responses Nov 30, 2014

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    I Am Sad.

    I am sad for me. And I am sad for you, too. I am sad that the earth is hurting, and so are her people. I am sad that corporations and government are synonymous. I am sad that millions of people have nothing to eat. I am sad that trees are being cut down every second. I am sad...
    deleted deleted 26-30 8 Responses Jan 28, 2013

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    I am just crying my eyes out

    as I write. I feel so empty inside.... Why was I born? Why would I have been chosen to live such a life?! I hate myself!!!! My dad came in my room, as usual. That disgusting, scumbag of him!!!! I HATE HIM I HATE HIM!!!!!!!!! He did me... but he was so slow and gentle and...
    deleted deleted 26-30 17 Responses Jul 23

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    So it's pretty sad when someone you think values

    and cares about you just walks away or stops talking without closure. For someone like me, it makes me go back and question every word, encounter or if anything was ever real or if I was only used. Hmm, I have a lot more faith in people I think and sometimes my kindness and care...
    sweetartventure sweetartventure 31-35, F 22 Responses Mar 10

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    Bflyboo14 Bflyboo14 13-15, F 5 Responses Aug 17

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    Does anyone have those nights

    where you just lay in your bed and curl up in a ball, wrapped up in a blanket and you just cry? :(
    Faiithh Faiithh 16-17, F 9 Responses Aug 31, 2014

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    I feel like I just don't really care about

    people outside of my immediate family. My siblings are the same way. We moved so often as kids everyone else was just temporary, what good was it to become deeply attached to anyone? To anyone else who's moved a lot do you also feel this way? Like I have a lot of friends and...
    PinkMellow PinkMellow 18-21, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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