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I Am Trying to Open Up

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    its weird... I really don't mind people knowing

    things about me... I actually like to open up, but I can hardly help myself to bring anything up... I find it easier when writing. someone I don't know enough? chances are good I'd get stuck thinking too much rather than actually saying anything relevant, and just joke around...
    AlienKitten AlienKitten 22-25, M Apr 21

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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 in order to do that. Its so hard for me to open up to others, and to let others be there, and support me, but it just never...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Aug 25, 2009

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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 things in common and of course we should be friends.  I delivered a lecture to some students this evening...
    CrookedMan CrookedMan 46-50 1 Response Oct 24, 2011

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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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    I love how experience project lets me vent my frustrations and feelings, and that is what I'm doing on this post. This story is not true...but I wish it were. I fiddled with...
    MyOwnSecretSide MyOwnSecretSide 16-17, M 2 Responses Jun 28

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    I feel like I'm very different to the mainstream population of this world, let alone the city/country/continent I live on. Evryone is so brainwashed by technology and money...
    lonestrong lonestrong 18-21, F 14 Responses Jul 15

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    I try to be, at least. I think it's a struggle for most people to really be open-minded. We tend to have our own views and opinions and beliefs, and it is hard to accept new and...
    RaverFan RaverFan 41-45 Jul 8

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    Yeah, it's weird. I am coming to grips with it, trying to understand. It makes me cringe to have to hurry while they are holding the door and have to thank them when I really just...
    Stalked9 Stalked9 41-45, F 1 Response Jul 2

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    So my ex and i were separated 7 months ago , cuz he wasn't ready for a serious relationship , but he got into a relationship with some girl from the different country on the...
    Myf95 Myf95 18-21, F 4 Responses 6 days ago

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    My husband and I have been together for 11 years, married for 9. We have 3 children (elementary school age) and I've been a good wife. No, a GREAT wife. By his own admission. He...
    proulxfam proulxfam 31-35 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I copied and pasted this from the author listed below. Trying to help people. hey all ! ... this is important and big.can i have a small time of yours, just little.. few minutes...
    handledwell handledwell 31-35, F 2 Responses 17 hrs ago

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    I sleep in my mom's room with her and my brother.they usually sleep earlier than me.2 nights ago my brother's comp turned on by itself and it started to play all of the videos open...
    redroseofgrace redroseofgrace 18-21, F Jun 29

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    My one friend i have left isn't much of a friend lately. I have lost my all of my friends where i live. I really need someone MY AGE to be friends with. That i can tell anything...
    Attilane Attilane 13-15, F 2 Responses Jul 2

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    Sugarplum visions Egg nog Snowman✖️(chestnuts➗open fire)➗bell 12 squareroot December 25➕sandy evil pacman=?? Now guess!
    Smurfette1 Smurfette1 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 5

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    I'm a really open person who's been through a lot . Anyone every needs anyone I'm here just message me(:
    alyssabay alyssabay 13-15, F Jul 6

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    I have always been overweight. Since the time I was 3 or 4, at least. My parents weren't really aware of the impact of food and exercise on your overall health. They are still...
    BlueMoonLuck BlueMoonLuck 22-25, F 6 Responses Jul 15

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    hey all ! ... this is important and big. can i have a small time of yours, just little.. few minutes.. i sign up here around a year back to share my story with people and i did. i...
    heartless2 heartless2 22-25, M 6 days ago

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    hey all ! ... this is important and big. can i have a small time of yours, just little.. few minutes.. i sign up here around a year back to share my story with people and i did. i...
    heartless2 heartless2 22-25, M 6 days ago

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    hey all ! ... this is important and big. can i have a small time of yours, just little.. few minutes.. i sign up here around a year back to share my story with people and i did. i...
    heartless2 heartless2 22-25, M 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    I love trying new things and going to new places. I don't judge people and things before giving it a chance.
    QuietStorm24 QuietStorm24 22-25, F 5 Responses 3 days ago

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    I'm 33 and live in the UK. I have been in a heterosexual relationship for 13 years and have 3 children. I have always had feelings towards other women and can appreciate a good...
    Sparklinggirl Sparklinggirl 31-35, F 2 days ago

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    I am brand new to EP and have already enjoyed reading tons of posts and adding some experiences and pictures to my profile :) If anybody reads this and wants to talk, please...
    jessicamorris1318 jessicamorris1318 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    I Like People Who Can Handle Different Opinions What Being Open Minded Is Really About I want to post my thoughts in this group here hoping that there is not yet such a group...
    Soniador1963 Soniador1963 46-50, M 2 Responses Jul 4

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    I know that open minded means can always be open to new experience in life and not just the make love thing... As i can listen to other people opinion even if i disagreed with...
    Egyptianguy34 Egyptianguy34 31-35, M Jul 2

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    i always like to keep an open mind about everything in life. i also take in evreyone POV and i just think that in life you need an open mind to survive. I really accept everything...
    crazymornings crazymornings 18-21, F 7 Responses Jul 10

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    I was sitting on my bed watching the last Harry Potter movie eating a piece of water melon. I looked at my door and noticed it was open a little and my brother had been in my room...
    Yela Yela 13-15, F Jul 14

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    A lot of people claim that they are open minded, but when I talk with them I find the opposite. For example, when I talk to some people for a while and they say they like my...
    Innocence28 Innocence28 26-30, F 35 Responses Jul 18

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    I am trying to keep it together. I am trying so hard not to burst into tears. I am trying not to scream at the top of my lungs that I hate the man you really are. You are not the...
    classynsassy34 classynsassy34 31-35, F 2 days ago

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    Being open-minded can be really tough sometimes. Most of us are brought up with a set of beliefs and values and, throughout our lives, tend to surround ourselves with people who...
    paradox14 paradox14 31-35, M Jul 6

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    I love helping people out and holding the door open for them. If I don't hold the door open for someone I feel bad for the longest time. Once when I was little I held the door open...
    mymindsalivingnightmare mymindsalivingnightmare 13-15, F Jul 7

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    I've been told before many times that I'm open minded, but didn't really think of it that way. Maybe because I thought it's just my personality that I like to talk with people...
    Saoussen Saoussen 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 12

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    Yup. I'm just one of those open minded people with open minded thought , and is very open minded about sex 😂 lmao
    MiaSnider MiaSnider 13-15, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    My log, July 9th, 2014 Sometimes i wonder, why am i here, trying to reach out to people...when they rarely ever reach back. I have had luck with one person, not even in EP, but in...
    Alexob13 Alexob13 18-21, M 2 Responses Jul 9

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    I'm 23 and have been married for six months, now I'm longing for a baby. We've been casually "seeing what happens" since our wedding night but nothing so far.I've got an app on the...
    papercastles papercastles 22-25, F Jul 14

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    A spiral starts at my tail bone. It spins up into my torso. Then moves to my heart and bursts open. Then to my upper chest. And to my throut. Bursts open again. Now to my eye. I...
    mybadwhereami mybadwhereami 26-30, M 1 Response Jun 28

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    Do You Consider Yourself Old-Fashioned or Open-Minded?I am open minded and receptive to new ideas!
    paradox14 paradox14 31-35, M 1 Response Jul 19

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    We go through a lot of challenges and obstacles that we have to overcome in life. Some people's obstacles are larger than others, however people have to learn how to get around...
    Jtabbb Jtabbb 16-17, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    However you want to interpret being open minded I think I come under that category these days. For to long in my life I was a prude and not against other ways of life but didn't...
    SalinNY SalinNY 46-50, F 6 Responses 6 days ago

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    Liya2004 Liya2004 41-45, F 3 Responses Jul 3

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    lovelylady20 lovelylady20 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 13

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    well, I'm certainly not an expert on relationships and its consequences.I've been trying to get help online for a while but I need advice from real people.My friend is trying to...
    monoxcide monoxcide 16-17, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    christinababy23 christinababy23 13-15, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    StoneWall77 StoneWall77 36-40, F 5 Responses 3 days ago

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    I make myself drink a glass of water every time before I eat (including snacks). I read that this is supposed to help with weight loss. I don't know if it's working but my skin...
    restitutor restitutor 22-25, F 2 days ago

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    ---WARNING: Venting piece, don't read if you don't want to--- I've realized that after 5 years of depression, I can't do this anymore. I can't. I'm done trying to hold onto a...
    00SecretGarden00 00SecretGarden00 13-15, F 11 hrs ago

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    I love men and crave sexual relationships with many of my male friends but also feel the need to come home to only one man. I don't believe in cheating and hiding things from my...
    iwishiknewnatalieportman iwishiknewnatalieportman 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 30

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