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I Am Trying to Distance Myself

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    From My Parents

    I try as hard as I can to spend as little time with them as possible. They know little about me at all, even though we live in the same house. I think it's because I'm angry at them. I'm having trouble forgiving them for all that they've done. My dad is always so critical of me...
    flyingintherain flyingintherain 18-21, F 3 Responses Dec 30, 2008

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    But It Breaks My Heart

    I'm going to do by best to speak literally here, but I'm not very good at it. So here it goes: I help people, it's what I do. I'm a kind, caring person and I think about the people I help out before helping out myself. It is my biggest strength, yet it is my strongest...
    HypeArt HypeArt 18-21, F 7 Responses Jan 29, 2009

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    From Men.

    The guy who has been my friend for 4 years,who I spent two lovely nights with,but who used me for sex to fill the void of him and his fiancee having a break. The man who I spend every Monday afternoon and Tuesday evening talking politics with. But...
    orangeblossom89 orangeblossom89 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 29, 2008

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    Wtf

    Okay,my fellow friends of my past use to say about all of us going to hell. Hailey. Chantal. Hala had a weird dream about me and chant(never met her before)she couldnt see her face''tia,she doesnt have a face.'' ''oh she does..'' ''um,okay'' then out of no-where,angel and arch...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Nov 28, 2011

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    pushing people away felt easier.

    i dont have to rely on anyone, burden anyone with my quirks, flaws and problems. It also disables people from leaving me, abandoning me and turning their backs on me. and anyways, i deserve to be alone.
    ProfessorPsycho ProfessorPsycho 13-15, F 2 Responses Feb 3

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    From My Freind

    and it is heart breaking.his drug habbit has gotten him nearly killed.he steals,lies ..etc.i have tried and tried to help.i even brought him down to my house for a while.but,he left after a week because my house is so remote.i heard he go beaten up pretty bad after that.his...
    ghostofmyself ghostofmyself 36-40 1 Response Mar 31, 2009

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    I distance myself and I don't know why. Me and my stepmom used to be real close but Me and my mom moved hours away. I only visited my dad on Christmas and summers. I don't know...
    SincerelyMYlife SincerelyMYlife 13-15, F Jul 29

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    Any females out there wanna have a long distance relationship with me?
    Timmy1799 Timmy1799 18-21, M 3 hrs ago

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    I met an amazing girl yesterday. I don't think it was the first time I had seen her but it was the first time we were introduced. At first I thought she was a couple years older...
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    aromantic2012 aromantic2012 31-35 6 hrs ago

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    I have been married for four years, together with him for six years. We have two kids. I'm somewhat happy. He is like my best friend, we talk and have fun, but I'm not sexually...
    Amiramae Amiramae 22-25, F 4 Responses 3 days ago

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    I've always had a difficult time being myself, like my crazy fun self around others. Especially people I first meet because I'm always trying to make a good impression and I feel...
    everythingwillbealright everythingwillbealright 13-15, F Aug 13

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    I was in one, well at least I think I was. I feel embarrassed thinking back about it but at the same time it was what I wanted and still wish for. I was 12 years old, being the...
    flowerchildx flowerchildx 13-15, F 3 days ago

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    It took a long time for me to realize this but the first person who will help you live a full and happy life is in the mirror. Until I sought this person out and learned to love...
    subbbw subbbw 46-50, F 7 hrs ago

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    I have been blessed with a happy body image. When I see myself in photographs I do realize all that is wrong with me as per the contemporary concept of beauty. But when I see...
    greycells greycells 36-40, F 3 hrs ago

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    For some reason I really want a long distance relationship. I've been in one before, and it was the best. I'm actually the one that ended it because I was immature and stupid. I...
    nakoj nakoj 16-17, F 3 Responses Aug 13

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    I remember saying to myself when I was younger that I would never be in one. Never say never. We met online when I was 16, he was 17. I was always a paranoid person on the internet...
    DaQueenB92 DaQueenB92 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 19

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    Lately i have been feeling pretty empty. Im a 3rd year uni student and am feeling really worried about my future. I want to do this and that, study and work overseas, have dreams...
    emzem emzem 18-21, F 4 Responses 2 days ago

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    I can tell you a lot about long distance relationships. They ARE hard. They CAN work, but MOST of the time, they don't. There is a big difference between being in a long distance...
    DarkwingGoslyn DarkwingGoslyn 31-35 2 Responses Aug 2

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    Dream: I was standing outside looking up at the sky during the day. The sky was blue and it seemed to be a beautiful day. My mother was standing next to me when I started to see...
    dreamerCam dreamerCam 26-30, F 6 hrs ago

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    I am trying to do that . And learn a new life with out a close friend she is in the hospilal. And she was my care giver and she is not doing to good . And then my world changes...
    lashanda lashanda 51-55, F 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    I was just told we shouldn't try we just do. Trying sets us up for failure. Well I'm losing weight. It has been an uphill battle.. With all the hills I'm climbing you would think I...
    nsw1967 nsw1967 46-50, F 28 mins ago

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    It's a very confusing world we live in, though some people would like to believe it can be simplified. There's a lot of chemical reactions and in reality things aren't quite as...
    sugaranspice sugaranspice 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 5

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    Almost three years ago, I remember my faith in long distance relationships was fading away. Experience showed me that behind those people I thought I knew and cared about were...
    SquareOne1 SquareOne1 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 6

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    I don't know if I can say "Am" anymore. I am just so sad rightnow and frustrated.. We have been long distance since the beginning. and now that he is in Tokio he realized how far...
    sahikat sahikat 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 5

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    I don't know if it's going to be a long one but here we go! So it started when we were playing an Online Game and we chatted along the way, I remembered I was the first one to...
    JustWonder21 JustWonder21 18-21, F Aug 18

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    It all started back in 2011 when I was 18, just a few months away from turning 19. I had been using a site called flashflashrevolution.com because I was interested in the game it...
    HillyHana HillyHana 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 18

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    I read this in the elite daily's post. Somehow I really believe that long distance relationship is a chance to be on your own without ever having to feel alone. As in long...
    EasyOrange EasyOrange 18-21, F Aug 21

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    its a new day.. today i am trying to pick myself back up. i am trying to crawl up out of the rubble i fell into...looking to find my sunshine...looking in the mirror and trying...
    sunpea sunpea 36-40, F 3 Responses Aug 12

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    "Distance never separates two hearts that really care, for our memories span the miles and in seconds we are there. But whenever I start feeling sad, because I miss you, I remind...
    StayCalmImYours StayCalmImYours 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    I absolutely think that ldr can work. I put forth all my effort into any relationship I'm in. Especially a long distance one. You just have to have the same feedback and trust. I...
    kittenasylum kittenasylum 16-17, F 12 Responses Aug 1

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    Gonna try to make this quick. I just wanna write this out cause I'm trying something new that i hope will help me. Im 15 years old male and I hate myself. I look in the mirror...
    Dann7 Dann7 13-15, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Once again Facebook asking me What's on my mind. Dearest, you know?... I haven't words to tell or explain that mess inside of my head. But... Today I want to try. Try to start talk...
    WhineWolfe WhineWolfe 16-17, F Aug 19

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    I wish I could just be happy with what I am and what I can accomplish...when I don't feel the love from anyone...like really feel the love...I then get down on myself thinking it...
    saturnsdaughter saturnsdaughter 26-30, F 1 Response 6 hrs ago

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    I hate myself for all the lies and deception I inflicted on my current boyfriend. I blame my family particularly. I am a cheater and this means I have broken my own value system. I...
    Deadlynightshade5 Deadlynightshade5 22-25, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I'm trying to find my own version of happiness and a life that feels right for me. I have so many sides of me I'm trying to fit all together. I consider myself relatively traveled...
    ajrestless ajrestless 18-21, F 13 hrs ago

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    As long as everyone is real and really trying to make it work
    JandAlove JandAlove 22-25 2 Responses Jul 30

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    My long distance friends here on EP has proven to be far better friends, than any if those I can meet on the streets tomorrow. I have even met someone special here on EP. I have...
    Skywalker1979 Skywalker1979 31-35, M Jul 30

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    Heyy! Crap i really shouldn't have put my name as **** o girl lol. Whos gonna want to date a guy who has account name **** a girl haha i f*cked up. Anyways I'm seriously a super...
    FuckoGirl FuckoGirl 13-15, M 3 Responses Aug 2

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    I have been in a long distance relationship for almost 10 months so far and during all that time , I've never met my boyfriend yet not even once. Every time I try to plan to meet...
    Nayera Nayera 16-17 Aug 6

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    distance between two people is not important, but distance between two heart is important. you can live far away but ur hearts are together so i t can work
    berealistic81 berealistic81 26-30, M 4 Responses Aug 8

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    Long distance relationships are so much better then short distance relationships. I mean, you have to have such faith and trust in a person to know they wont cheat or lie. And...
    LucyColemanxo LucyColemanxo 13-15, F 2 Responses Aug 8

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    Long distance relationships are so much better then short distance relationships. I mean, you have to have such faith and trust in a person to know they wont cheat or lie. And...
    LucyColemanxo LucyColemanxo 13-15, F 5 Responses Aug 8

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    Long distance relationships are so much better then short distance relationships. I mean, you have to have such faith and trust in a person to know they wont cheat or lie. And...
    LucyColemanxo LucyColemanxo 13-15, F 3 Responses Aug 8

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    Long distance relationships are so much better then short distance relationships. I mean, you have to have such faith and trust in a person to know they wont cheat or lie. And...
    LucyColemanxo LucyColemanxo 13-15, F Aug 8

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    Long distance relationships are so much better then short distance relationships. I mean, you have to have such faith and trust in a person to know they wont cheat or lie. And...
    LucyColemanxo LucyColemanxo 13-15, F Aug 8

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    Long distance relationships are so much better then short distance relationships. I mean, you have to have such faith and trust in a person to know they wont cheat or lie. And...
    LucyColemanxo LucyColemanxo 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 8

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