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I Am Trying to Open Up

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    Trying Is the Key Word... - I have been trying to open up, but I am no good at it at all. I am no good at pouring my heart out to just anyone. I really have to trust someone...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Aug 25, 2009

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    A Burden - It's difficult to come to terms with all that bothers me, but it's relieving to express what I feel with others. A burden is lifted off of my chest
    CrazyHippieChick CrazyHippieChick 18-21, F 3 Responses Oct 14, 2010

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    Dehiscence - Hi, I want to say thank you for taking the time to write. I want to explain.  I’m torn now because you seem so genuine and yes, you’re totally right, we have...
    CrookedMan CrookedMan 46-50 1 Response Oct 24, 2011

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    I see so many people saying that they are open minded! Do they even know what it means? I think not, most are under the delusion that it means they accept this or that latest fad...
    venusdi venusdi 70+, F 3 Responses Mar 28

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    There is so much to an individual. We all have our preferences and likes and dislikes. I am in a state of forgetting and remembering. Having a discussion with someone else...
    todayalways todayalways 46-50, F 1 Response Apr 5

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    There is a lot going on in my life. And there are many sites to me that many of my friends and family don't even know. It would probably make me feel better if I could talk to...
    VBLOVE1106 VBLOVE1106 22-25, F 7 Responses Apr 2

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    in college i am the girl with no friends but by choice, i am the girl who you will probably find with a book or eating her home made veggie sandwich with headphones on or doing a...
    clownesta clownesta 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 19

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    Winning Theres a word that a lot of us use especially men , men tend to be attracted to this word or concept the concept is winning... Dennis Whatley did several programs on this...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Mar 25

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    I have been trying to turn my life completely and quite honestly its been working... like i have a weird sense of calmness in my heart. BUT there are 2 minor problems i have...
    Dimples411 Dimples411 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 4

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    I don't really know what to write, trying to be a furry can be hard I had a furry pic on my Facebook my dad didn't like it so I had to change it I am just upset I want to be open...
    Johntruck17 Johntruck17 18-21, M 2 Responses Apr 5

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    I feel as life has no more meaning to offer. The experience I've lived I enjoyed, everything that I once deemed so precious isn't what it used to be. As I grew, I came to...
    WarzJack WarzJack 22-25, M 3 days ago

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    Well of course i have a heart, unlike that person who i tried to talk to. I'm trying my best to talk to her but she just kept on torturing my feelings. =( and i'm done with that...
    yuichie yuichie 13-15, F 2 Responses Mar 27

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    March 29. Getting Needs Met. Picture yourself walking through a meadow. There is a path opening before you. As you walk, you feel hungry. Look to your left. There's a fruit tree...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F Mar 29

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    Day 2 of no contact I inherently know that which I focus on, I will receive from the Universe. That being said, this is a journey I am on alone. Only one aspect where I am alone...
    todayalways todayalways 46-50, F Apr 1

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    I had breakfast today instead of just coffee. I went to the gym. I completed my assignment for a course I'm doing. I sent in two job applications. I am reading the book "Why we get...
    Arcavala Arcavala 31-35, F a week ago

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    My mom has her second form of cancer. I don't know what to do. I am having a panic attack. She on my only friend and all I can think about is her death. I am trying so hard to...
    Aharris1 Aharris1 26-30, F 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    Ever since this girl first walked into our school for the first time, I couldn't take my eyes off her, and I know I probably wasn't the only one gazing at her beauty. Through my...
    elugo123456789 elugo123456789 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 3

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    Ever since this girl first walked into our school for the first time, I couldn't take my eyes off her, and I know I probably wasn't the only one gazing at her beauty. Through my...
    elugo123456789 elugo123456789 18-21, M Apr 7

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    Ever since this girl first walked into our school for the first time, I couldn't take my eyes off her, and I know I probably wasn't the only one gazing at her beauty. Through my...
    elugo123456789 elugo123456789 18-21, M Apr 7

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    And it only makes me love you more... 6 years we have been together. She is my soul mate; we finish each other’s thoughts never mind sentences. Lately we are disconnected though...
    amarille amarille 31-35, F Mar 20

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    I am a very sexual, open minded person, but one thing I can not be open-minded about is **********! In no way, shape, or form, will I openly communicate with anyone who condones or...
    ApollosMuse ApollosMuse 31-35, F 19 Responses a week ago

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    I wasn't sure if I wanted to join this group. Most the people that claim to be open mined, but have a very narrow view on life and aren't open to change of any kind. If it's all...
    KawaiiBoy KawaiiBoy 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 17

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    "I am open minded" ...well this time I am TOO open minded I have gotten myself in a weird pickle. So I joined this little dating app called Meet Me. So as I'm on there I got...
    AnxiousYoungAdult AnxiousYoungAdult 18-21, F 13 Responses Mar 31

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    i am trying to come to terms that i cant become a mum yet due to my health and i am finding it hard to cope with cause i am have wanted to be a mum since i was 18 now i am 23 and i...
    westlife213 westlife213 22-25, F Apr 2

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    It's been my sad experience that most people who SAY they're open-minded people are not. What that comment really means is that they wish OTHER people were more tolerant of THEIR...
    GenesiusRedux GenesiusRedux 51-55, M 14 Responses Mar 16

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    What does it feel like if you're trying so hard but you know it killing you and breaking you so much but you dont wanna give up and let go? Hurts right? Im trying so hard to be...
    Amature14 Amature14 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 18

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    I don't think I've ever known who I was. Not really. I mean, I can be a bunch of things, but it doesn't mean that's who I am. But. I am trying. I feel so lost. Like something's...
    SwimmingDarkness SwimmingDarkness 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 18

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    People have an amazing way of shaping your perception about yourself. I have struggled my whole life with issues either about body image, confidence, academic performance or other...
    maddyha maddyha 22-25, F 3 Responses Mar 22

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    I try to be an open minded and thoughtful person and whilst I'm definitely thoughtful and considerate I am not as open minded as other people. I don't run around "hating" people...
    CaptainCalculus CaptainCalculus 26-30, F 6 Responses Mar 23

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    I don't think many women do. I certainly will hold the door open for a man or woman, especially if they're considerably older than me. It's not something I even really think about...
    fairytalesandspiderwebs fairytalesandspiderwebs 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 30

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    I am trying to drink more water. I am a milk addict and its not good. Water just gets so boring after a while but i always get terrible headaches and my friend asked me if i drink...
    Anaaaaa345 Anaaaaa345 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 30

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    For a little over a year I have been trying to explain the reasons and motivations behind the way I have lived my life since I married my husband. I have never been able to explain...
    isis55 isis55 56-60, F 1 Response Mar 31

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    I don't really want to. I'm honestly sick of trying. I want to lay down, give up, and wait for the end. Problem is, I let people in who helped me instead of giving me more reasons...
    Sinaname Sinaname 26-30 1 Response Mar 31

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    I love the fact that we have a open marriage. We have been married for 19 years and open for about 5 years if you count some 3somes we had it is a lot longer then 5 more like 12. I...
    shakeydays shakeydays 41-45, M 1 Response Apr 1

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    Trying being the operative word. It's not easy to change what has become a habit of mine a habit built up over years, negativity it comes easy to me. It's easier to believe, easier...
    acquiredtaste acquiredtaste 26-30, F Apr 1

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    Just something that I've been doing since I was 16. Now I am 20 and still hold doors open for people. Whether they say thank you or nothing at all. I just like doing it. One time I...
    Ermacz Ermacz 18-21, M Apr 4

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    I'm trying to find God's plan for my life, and let him lead, rather than trying to figure it all out myself, do my own thing, you know. I go to a good university, and am told I'm...
    reluctanthuman reluctanthuman 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 6

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    I am open minded ok? Literally. Im open to all ideas. Im not saying i will agree with everything. Of course i have my own opinions but i dont mind people liking what i do not and...
    swordsmith swordsmith 16-17, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I'm not sure if some of us are born like this and it's ok to feel this way everyday but I'm so unhappy. From childhood I wasn't able to just sit and be happy everything felt heavy...
    charliann charliann 22-25, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    I am very open minded and opinionated when it comes to what I like and what I don't like. You just can't expect me to like something right away, not even without good reasons as...
    Monstermaster13 Monstermaster13 22-25, M 2 Responses Mar 16

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    Actually, I'm scheduled for open heart surgery on March 27th. I have a congenital defect: apical hypertrophic cardiopathy, which has caused AF and aflutter to the point where I...
    nwWarbler nwWarbler 61-65, F 1 Response Mar 17

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    Like 40-60 year old guys trying to add me lmao I'm 18 so don't msg or add me 😂 gosh!
    xxmegan403 xxmegan403 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 17

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    100% right open minded & fun
    tom1851 tom1851 46-50, M Mar 18

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    Isn't everybody trying to find happiness really?
    shannonigin shannonigin 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 19

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    Hey there! I'm a new member at EP and hoping to connect with some people :) I'm a very openminded girl, and want to talk to anybody. Peace
    deleted deleted 26-30 8 Responses Mar 19

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    I am trying to forget all the bad things that have happened in my life. But I can't forget them and I can't leave them in the past. It's driving me crazy...I just wanna forget.
    Louisaxxx Louisaxxx 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 19

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    So I'm a pretty open minded person, pretty nice, so if anyone needs a friend or wants a friend or whatever, I'm here to talk too, though I'm not the greatest at conversation though...
    Anotherrose96 Anotherrose96 16-17, F 6 Responses Mar 19

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    who is Jayda Lyric Byrd ? Jayda is a very sweet girl who is trying to find herself because she has been through so much in life living only for eighteen years. Who is Jayda Lyric...
    lyricbutterfly2013 lyricbutterfly2013 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 19

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    Society has long become more open to the idea of older men younger women relationship. Younger women are more vibrant, more full of life and that energy can spill over onto you...
    BB0729 BB0729 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 20

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    For the past 3 days im upset.. Im trying to regain all my spirit back. Due to this depression im unable to joke, laugh with my friends, make fun, paint or sing.. its so stressful...
    blowurmind1s blowurmind1s 22-25, F Mar 20

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    Gracefulness I thought was something contrived, something women did with their nose up. In fact, the women that taught me about grace had seen some horrible things in life. They...
    todayalways todayalways 46-50, F Mar 20

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