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I Am Trying to Act Human

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    School Uniform

    Parents should have the right to choose were they purchase school uniform, The school has no right to force Parents into buying their uniforms from their expensive retailer it is wrong. Why,?  I think some parents struggle to put food on the table and pay rent and gas bills...
    rosesweet rosesweet 56-60, F Aug 30, 2012

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    Be

    Try...??? Try Not!!! Do...??? Do Not!!! Be...Yesssssss...Just Be
    8FOOTDREAD 8FOOTDREAD 41-45, M 4 Responses Sep 18, 2010

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    People Don't Know How Wierd I Am

    When I'm in public, I feel like acting crazy, like just getting up and striking an odd pose or just telling a random joke to the crowd. I often have to suppress my laughter because I can get to laughing pretty manically.
    cassandrathethinkerbleedsteal cassandrathethinkerbleedsteal 18-21, F 5 Responses Jun 20, 2008

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    I'm Starting to Realise How Unhealthy For Me This Is

    to act human i need to supress my natural emotions so that i feel none, and layer false emotions on top, ones that show outwardly but i don't really feel anything from and they are created by my conceous mind specifically for the purpose of making me appear normal and...
    AngelaDark AngelaDark 31-35, F 6 Responses Dec 22, 2007

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    Should I?

    I'm so tired of acting. I just keep having to repress my real feelings. I want to be myself! I hate having to conform to society's expectations of me. I want to go wild and go wolf. I'm worried though. What should I do? Be myself, or conform? Gotta say, when it's put like that...
    ShadoWolfx ShadoWolfx 13-15, F 3 Responses Jan 9, 2013

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    Words are nice, but too easy. I think it's little acts of kindness that build up and really make a difference in our relationships with others, so I have been working lately to be...
    owlsong owlsong 41-45, F 1 Response 16 mins ago

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    Everyone just remember sexuality has no labels. not everyone fits perfectly into society's ideas of "straight" "gay" or "bi." Sexuality is a very complex thing that isn't just...
    Ikebanna69 Ikebanna69 16-17, F 1 Response 9 hrs ago

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    I used to be a busy college student and lived in the gym, led a pretty healthy active lifestyle. Then I got into drinking, almost every night, and with that came a lot of late...
    Calderon24 Calderon24 22-25, M 11 hrs ago

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    I left my husband about 3 weeks ago. He had been cheating on me with an old high school friend of his. The day after I moved out he started calling and texting tell me how much...
    Selene73 Selene73 41-45, F 28 Responses 1 day ago

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    Two sisters who have been told they will be repeatedly gang-raped as a “punishment” for the crimes committed by their brother have pleaded with the Supreme Court to be...
    charlieAgain charlieAgain 70+, M 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    I am an incarnated elemental forest fairy! is any one else on here one?I have always know since I was a small child that I was meant to heal animals and that I spoke with spirits...
    deleted deleted 26-30 5 Responses 3 days ago

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    If you're familiar with the show, Inside the Actors' Studio, then you know that James Lipton ends the program with The Proust Questionnaire. Here's the questions - feel free to...
    BeachGypsy BeachGypsy 46-50, F 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    ~ I find myself completely unable to understand how most humans function. Strangely, I can empathize to a certain extent, but can't understand the reason behind people's feelings...
    ElectricArabella ElectricArabella 13-15, F 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    Evidence suggests that Ashley Madison male users were most likely talking to other men... I hate to say it but this is kind of hilarious... Article: Almost None of the Women in...
    MrsKat78 MrsKat78 36-40, F 27 Responses 4 days ago

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    I apologize if this is not in the correct format to submit as I am new to the Group. I have read the comments while doing some research and felt I needed to post something.Please...
    CoachJohn60 CoachJohn60 36-40, M 5 days ago

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    Article after article about Ashley Madison (the cheating website that I call an electronic pimpsite) hack is actually beyond ridiculous. Now, Joe Biden's son is under a microscope...
    MrsKat78 MrsKat78 36-40, F 9 Responses 6 days ago

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    I call them electricities. The most common examples are the ones of uncomfortableness. When you get that awkward 'step away a little' feeling, sometimes you also feel some sort of...
    bloodandsoap bloodandsoap 22-25, F 6 days ago

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    As time passes I become more and more aware of myself and those around me in this deep dark web we call the internet. I've said this before but idk that I had a complete grasp on...
    BeautifullySickkk BeautifullySickkk 31-35, F 6 Responses 6 days ago

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    Is television an art? I'd say the media is. Cutting, and pasting, and copying. Creating and obscuring. The universal editor of humanity. Coming back from work and stepping...
    MentAl69noMAD MentAl69noMAD 18-21 2 Responses a week ago

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    It fascinates me when someone pointedly solicits intellectual dialogue citing themselves as "an intellectual" but then acts like a inconsolable child when their opinions are...
    MrsKat78 MrsKat78 36-40, F 20 Responses a week ago

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    I lived a very exciting youth. I took tons of drugs, sold even more, and traveled around partying and being wild. I was very careful (read: lucky) and so I never seriously...
    milehighHeartbreak milehighHeartbreak 31-35, M 2 Responses a week ago

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    All these different characters living within us acting&causing reactions. ..
    shanteu shanteu 36-40, F 1 Response a week ago

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    Every once in a great while, if you are exceptionally lucky, you might meet someone whose singular personality will forever stand out in your memories. They leave an indelible...
    WripTyde WripTyde 46-50, M 3 Responses Aug 24

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    I find it fascinating how twisted and evil people can be without feeling bad about it, under certain conditions. A major condition that comes to mind is that if said act is legal...
    Cellfishdude Cellfishdude 18-21, M 2 Responses Aug 23

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    I simply do not understand this world at all. People always have such a large amount of accusation's for everything you are or do. If you try to make a point, they call you silly...
    Delphi111 Delphi111 13-15, M Aug 23

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    Read until the end of you want to see the point of this. A singer was going to perform at a music festival. However, his act was cancelled because he would not make a statement...
    ssaammii ssaammii 13-15, F Aug 23

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    So. Discuss with me... Please. ;) Why it is... That, particularly of late... People... Actually, Males Of An Adult Age: Why do they keep viewing my authentic expressions of...
    AdoraGel AdoraGel 31-35, F 6 Responses Aug 23

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    Evolution of civilization. Perpetuated by books of morality, inked in fallacy, and marketed as false reality. Yes, we are civilized now or for lack of a better term, domesticated...
    crash8200 crash8200 31-35, M Aug 23

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    He's being called a "Jewish Schindler" -- a modern day rescuer of young women and girls in Iraq who've been taken by force by ISIS. Steve Maman is the Montreal businessman behind...
    PiecingMeBackTogether PiecingMeBackTogether 18-21 Aug 23

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    I know that I am not perfect and I know that I'm not anywhere close to it. I have made more than my share of mistakes in my life. No one is perfect and if we were then we wouldn't...
    allisonhashope allisonhashope 13-15, F Aug 22

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    This is probably the first story I have posted on EP where my feelings are really hurt. I got blocked by someone in my circle today because she felt I analyze everything and that...
    pone22 pone22 41-45, M 2 Responses Aug 22

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    Shortly before Christmas, this past year, I was in my doctor's office, waiting to be called back to an exam room. A woman, whose scrubs were rather tattered, escorted me to get my...
    badassgirrrl badassgirrrl 41-45, F 13 Responses Aug 19

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    You know what is weird? I write stories often about human rights. Also gay rights, most of the anti people who argue with me belong to this group. Among other groups that say "I...
    50shadesofexodus 50shadesofexodus 26-30, F 2 Responses Aug 16

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    we lived next to a park. it was always full of kids and teenagers. people playing football, people sitting on the grass, people on the swings and roundabout and little kids on the...
    sludgefeast sludgefeast 26-30, F 4 Responses Aug 16

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    Was just in the news the other day. People with dark skin are crying out and denanding bandaids that match their skin colour... Is it really that offensive that a little bandaid...
    Ariana807 Ariana807 22-25, F 2 Responses Aug 14

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    I hope one day very soon the human population is endangered. Humans should be culled for the atrocities they commit. That means every single criminal needs to be wiped off the...
    ThereIsNoName3 ThereIsNoName3 31-35, F Aug 14

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    HannahSavannah HannahSavannah 18-21, F 3 Responses Aug 14

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    You know what? Screw it. I don't know what to do with all this new found compassion. I want to help people but I think a lot of what I have to say falls on deaf ears. I don't...
    ItisonlyI ItisonlyI 26-30, M 1 Response Aug 14

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    ive always loved helping others out, always been that way since i was a child. being in kindergarden helping the teacher find lost things that other kids have hid or thrown...
    loveknowsnobounds loveknowsnobounds 31-35 Aug 14

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    I'm so stressed out, my grandparents decided they were going to "help," me out of the situation with my step-mother by forcing me into going to Job Corps here in my state. Let me...
    IcySongBird IcySongBird 18-21, F Aug 13

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    Human beings are cruel and disgusting. How can you hate God when you yourselves are the reason for the pain in this world. God is so kind because if it were me I'd cuss out every...
    HigherCalling HigherCalling 26-30, F Aug 13

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