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I Am Working On Being More Independent

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    I am working to finally distance myself from my parents, college otta do the the trick, I hope
    CrazyHippieChick CrazyHippieChick 22-25 4 Responses Nov 8, 2010

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    Back online after being grounded for two weeks ! Sorry Mom for what I said, and thank you for getting my phone en laptop back.
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    it is really starting to hurt to watch people & time pass by with no one to share it with. I have only ever found 1 person who I truly connected with (& I messed it up being a dumb...
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    I need more friends lol I only have about 4 people that I ever really talk to, I mean they are great friends and I'd be lost without them, I just want more people to talk to, that...
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    I don't have a clue where to start this but I will say thank you to anyone who finds the time to read this. The thoughts and memories that are in my head make me think this will...
    Valtboy Valtboy 31-35, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    so, today I heard some pretty bad things about myself. I'm trying not to let it phase me, but it still upsets me. I had to let go of a friend this year, and if I'm being honest...
    Azureeblue Azureeblue 31-35, F 7 Responses 2 days ago

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    Working fast food and retail for most of my adult life has helped if not made me loathe the general public more than I probably should. I know, I know - if people didn't shop there...
    rebelwife9000 rebelwife9000 31-35, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Firstly, I have always known somehow I had a gift to sense the emotions of other people as if they were my own. I can also sense any feeling when someone really *wants* something...
    AngelicLights AngelicLights 31-35, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    As a single mom.this is what i came home to: unloading kids_ kids who wemt& put their stuff away& then sat w manners at table & catching mom up on the day..kids who independently...
    mammamialove mammamialove 26-30, F a week ago

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    Spent another evening working in the woods on my buddy's farm. He has had some issues with people trespassing and I thought I'd heard a truck or ATV at the top of the hill so I put...
    camulos camulos 36-40, M 3 Responses a week ago

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    lets talk about a hypothetical, future A future where extreme feminism takes over the world and it becomes dominated by strong independent women. In this world citizens are divided...
    SaphireTracy SaphireTracy 18-21, T 2 Responses a week ago

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    HELLO everyone , this is my first time being here. I am a loner so I don't have a friend to talk to. I'm going through some stuff with my fiancé. He drinks too much. He...
    Lucylubbsgolda Lucylubbsgolda 22-25, F 8 Responses a week ago

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    I've been told to no lose no more weight because of my height and I carry my weight better than smaller women. I so hate being a big female. It's embarrassing, especially being...
    MizzChocolate99 MizzChocolate99 22-25, F Aug 23

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    About a year and a half ago I felt really great about myself. I got a great receptionist job and was really taking care of myself then I once I started dating my boyfriend I got...
    lotus47 lotus47 22-25, F 4 Responses Aug 22

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    I am working on myself to be a more outgoing and positive person. I'm tired of being that lonely smarty pants hipster girl. I wanna be more. I wanna have friends, fit in, have fun...
    Cessydesu Cessydesu 13-15, F 6 Responses Aug 22

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    I'm almost sort of glad my hubby has something going wrong with his body & I need to take him to Urgent Care. It's a valid excuse for why he didn't want to have a weekend getaway...
    SaundraMae SaundraMae 26-30, F 2 Responses Aug 22

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    My dreams, I’m working to get closer to you ……it’s been long since the last time I typed in my feelings, I am getting older and I feel that my dreams and goals should grow...
    saudifemale saudifemale 22-25, F Aug 21

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    I've been depending on my friends for too much lately, I think. Underneath all the uncertainty and obsessiveness is basically a fear of doing things on my own or being alone. That...
    iacob iacob 26-30, T Aug 21

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    Tomgirl: A boy who behaves in a typically girlish manner. I've come to realize about myself that I found myself being interested in things people defined as "girly" or "feminine...
    kite0404 kite0404 22-25, M 4 Responses Aug 21

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    Tomgirl: A boy who behaves in a typically girlish manner. I've come to realize about myself that I found myself being interested in things people defined as "girly" or "feminine...
    kite0404 kite0404 22-25, M Aug 21

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    When I look at the definition of social anxiety it doesn't totally match my issue. I guess I am just different. First off, I get sick of being so "me oriented" but realize to...
    LaGentilleDame LaGentilleDame 31-35, F 1 Response Aug 20

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    I started working out about one month ago. I don't push myself terribly hard, but my focus has been on toning my body and getting that lean look (vs. the office-dwelling, beer...
    Mandaryn Mandaryn 26-30, F Aug 20

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    Ive been married for a year and a half to my husband. When we were dating I didn't mind he was previously married but now that we are married I hate being number two like it's bad...
    bchp1963 bchp1963 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 19

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    I'm currently trying to improve my time with jogging/running. I like to listen to music while I do this. I've been on a Rock, Punk Rock, Alternative Kick but I need more songs to...
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    I hardly have much time to myself, being a single working mother of 3 is hard to find free time. I would like to spend at least an hour daily on EP, but I have tired this and...
    AngelicHalo AngelicHalo 36-40, F 1 Response Aug 18

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    How are you all feeling? I've been working out for the last five days and I've been feeling great. Who's going to work out with me today as well?
    sharestry sharestry 18-21, F 4 Responses Aug 17

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    "Dear Me, I have known you for as long as I can remember. I once heard there is a friend who sticks closer than a brother, and yes, that's us, though I doubt it’s what the...
    LarryTheHuman LarryTheHuman 16-17, M 2 Responses Aug 15

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    My grandma was a widow with seven children. My grandpa was a widower with fourteen children. They had three girls together (my mom and her sisters). Their days took place in the...
    momstermom momstermom 36-40, F 2 Responses Aug 14

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    When I was working out yesterday, I was thinking about Unjusted's recent post. It was such a good read. During my run, I pondered that while my Ex seemed to be so easy going, just...
    PinkJeanie1970 PinkJeanie1970 41-45, F 3 Responses Aug 14

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    I cooked some food and my Fake Mother cussed at me. My other stories will tell you everything you need to know about my current situation. AS FAR AS MY FAKE MOTHER IS CONCERNED...
    ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT 26-30, F Aug 13

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    DON'T CREATE EXPECTATIONS FOR THE FUTURE. If you are expecting, then again you will create suffering, because things are not going to happen according to YOU; things are going to...
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    I am so sick of working and still not being able to pay my bills or buy my kids what they need :(
    Mandyraexxx Mandyraexxx 31-35, F 5 Responses Aug 11

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    I think, being more quiet, is good for everyone, and far from words that get you hurt. that's why i'm a silent type of person, i don't want anyone to get hurt because of me.
    AlexandraSandy AlexandraSandy 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 11

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    I want to be a positive person, I really do. Sometimes it feels like I'm almost there. I have so much pain to deal with that it gets the best of me. I have goals and dreams that I...
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    Everyday has new chances for me to take advantage of. Everyday I can stay in my shadows, but the more I've been speaking up, the better I feel.
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    EP has several groups on the topic of manipulation, but I chose to put my little story tonight under this one because I am still in the process of discovering the truth about my...
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    Yesterday I spent a second evening working in the woods on my friend's farm. I am really grateful that he is willing to allow me to go nude on his property as long as I am discreet...
    camulos camulos 36-40, M 4 Responses Aug 9

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    I've spent most of the afternoon crying because I'm frustrated with how things have turned out. I live with someone I've been with for a decade but feel no love towards or from...
    psychgrl33 psychgrl33 36-40, F 2 Responses Aug 9

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    When I kick my punching bag with my left foot.. *SMACK* When I kick with my right.. *tink* Which do you think gets more practice?
    kRypt0lite kRypt0lite 22-25 Aug 9