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I Am Working On Not Being Codependent

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    I'm A Codependent - Its sort of funny that i would share on a website like this.  But here goes: I battle every day with my codependency.  I've been a codependent from a...
    tisaac tisaac 51-55, F 1 Response Nov 9, 2009

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    11 years I've been married to my husband, a man I respected and loved unconditionally. If you also codependent, you know what I'm talking about, the kind of love that withstands...
    reader4life reader4life 26-30, F Jan 13

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    I hate makeups and all the girly stuffs apart from earpins. i got flawless style and boy-ish one . i talk whatever i want to and whatever i feel like, but that doesn't mean i talk...
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    I'm a 16 year old girl. My whole life I have been trying to make my parents proud, but I've never been able to socialize properly with kids my age, I was always numb or upset...
    AGirlSearchingForAnswers AGirlSearchingForAnswers 16-17, F 1 Response a week ago

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    Being a Father of 6 is not easy! but I love being with my kids! Working from home has been great! being able to surprise them at school is great I love it! I always wanted more...
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    ***Post of the Day*** Find out more at: www.facebook.com/FavorUponYou I am a new Muslim woman from Richmond, VA. I had never even met Muslims before last year, and had no idea...
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    Working out in so many forms- the gym, challenging or recreational physical activity, yoga or Pilates, make me feel proud of my body. It helps me de-stress and I enjoy doing it...
    ateamgirl ateamgirl 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 21

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    I really do. I dont know if its being a woman, but i hate working to look pretty. I hate the idea of putting two iron plates heated up to about 350 degrees and putting it to my...
    TheVampireQueen92 TheVampireQueen92 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 24

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    met a 40ish looking lady in the gym; started chatting thinking she is my age, wow she said she is 67 being working out 15 yrs; she doesn't even look 40! she asked what I am...
    minthm minthm 41-45, F 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    I started working out at the gym this. I want to lose about 20 lbs and gain definition. I'm a 38 year old woman and I've never done weights before. This week, after being very...
    lee1898 lee1898 36-40, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    ***Post of the Day*** Find out more at: www.facebook.com/FavorUponYou Peace be unto you. I became Muslim almost three years ago, right after Ramadan in between the two Eids. My...
    FavorUponYou FavorUponYou 22-25, M 1 Response Mar 26

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    ***Post of the Day*** Find out more at: www.facebook.com/FavorUponYouBackground: Some people believe that Muslims do not follow the teachings of Jesus (peace be upon him)Muslims...
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    Well finally I thought of sharing something after thinking for a while because I am sure I am not the only one who go through some thing like this. I am from a mix family Russian...
    PB90210 PB90210 36-40, F 3 Responses Mar 18

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    I use the time to recollect my thoughts and reflect upon my day. I like to use my time to get things done or procrastinate. I love being around my family and friends just not all...
    fgarci04 fgarci04 18-21, F Mar 27

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    I've been with my boyfriend for 3 years now and we love each other to bits but last June his visa ran out and he had to go back to his country I told him I would wait and that some...
    xbubblesxboo xbubblesxboo 22-25, F Apr 4

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    Me and my boyfriend were going through a rough patch and I missed him a lot. Most people say young people cant be in love and most of the time I agree but I love this guy to bits...
    courtneytaylor courtneytaylor 13-15, F Apr 5

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    Thank goodness I thought I was the only one! I dated my fiancé for a year when we were 19 flash forward 10 years later and we got reconnected but during that time he had 3 kids...
    Walkedinblind Walkedinblind 31-35, F 3 Responses Apr 9

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    Well I started working out again and this is my second week of working out non stop everyday except the weekends. And I've been eating healthy, 5 meals a day and I feel great!
    andreaespe andreaespe 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 2

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    Yes I am a working man. I like working on cars and on houses.
    Chase1997 Chase1997 16-17, M Apr 5

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    Not popular, not handsome, not rich, just an average hard working middle class person? Forget it, no attraction at all, regardless of your achievements or intellectual capabilities...
    txdude txdude 36-40, M Mar 19

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    I look down on the lower middle and working classes. They clearly have not tried hard enough. So in a nutshell; I look down on the poor.
    projectgwyn101 projectgwyn101 16-17, M 4 Responses Apr 2

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    I have been fired from both of my jobs my first job was at chick-fil-a I loved that job it was fun I love eating there and made friends I worked with I got the job in 7th grade and...
    Sheslikethewind Sheslikethewind 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 7

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    I've been working out for 2 years now and I still don't see the different. I'm giving up hope and my confidence is 0% so the train track looks pretty nice
    JustarandomDutchguy JustarandomDutchguy 18-21, M Apr 8

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    I'm trying to be strong, but really it's not that easy.. Yeah maybe I vent on here "too much" but if you even knew the half of what was going on with my physically & emotionally...
    laneyrn laneyrn 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 9

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    Binge Weeks So my girlfriend and I have been working to gain weight for a while now, and we decided that the space between our birthdays would be reserved for gluttony beyond our...
    seffing seffing 18-21, M 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    I read lot's stories about affair,,, all the women had the affair never blame the man she had sex with or her self ,,, it all way the husband fault ,,, why he busting his but to...
    pullupgirl103 pullupgirl103 31-35, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I was depressed all the time a mother of toe and one on the way I felt lost I had a home And husband a car a boat a family.. No reason I know now to be depressed I lost my 7 month...
    laceykight laceykight 26-30, F 4 days ago

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    I'm just a lazy programmer. Everyday was a nightmare for me. I wake up around 8am and travel to work. Arrive at work about 10am and first things to done is to read many e-mails...
    ohmoomtang ohmoomtang 22-25, M Mar 20

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    When your job is like....here, if you do this you get a raise and a promotion...and I am like, why would I want that? The only reason I work, is to play my part in the preposterous...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Mar 21

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    Mine sucks. I am in grad school. But I need a solid plan starting sometime before I am finished with grad school. I'm going to start working on it this weekend. It's partially...
    SashaAmazon SashaAmazon 31-35, F Apr 2

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    When I graduate high school, I'm going to start a new life. A clean slate. I'm going to keep a couple of friends and get rid of the other ones that weren't there for me. I'm going...
    GeorgiaPeach03 GeorgiaPeach03 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 2

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    Here it is...another Saturday that I will spend in my office! Yes, I am thankful to have a job, and one that I enjoy...but I am missing having my Saturdays and sometime Sundays...
    MyCrazyLife63 MyCrazyLife63 36-40, F 1 Response Apr 5

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    Okay just bought one of these and oh my do I love working out with this trainer just an amazing work out and a great way to take care of my frustrations that bother me
    Rena4 Rena4 31-35, F Apr 6

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    It really takes my mind off what I got wrong with me for the past three months, schizophrenia without medication is hard, I just can't help it, those kind of drugs have bad side...
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    I'm officially a single working mom now!
    Annwithlove Annwithlove 26-30, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Feeling awkward in amongst people and thier conversations.. being the odd one out.. feeling stupid and nervous when your around people... just cant help it. Its like my emotions...
    jaym0699 jaym0699 18-21 Mar 28

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    I know it's wrong to hate who I am. God made me this way for a reason. But I hate being female. It doesn't feel right. I can't relate to other girls. I mean, I can relate to girls...
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    My name is Trisha I'm going to begin by saying the life I chose has had its up's and downs, rewards, penalties, and mine not much different from many of yours. Honestly if I had...
    Trisha60ts Trisha60ts 61-65, T 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 4

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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...
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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...
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    I mean, i would hate to pretend to play the roll of someone im not! I am so good at being me that sometimes it makes me sick...not! Haha, people say im mean and others say im funny...
    Islandkween Islandkween 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 19

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    idk y but i have always hated being alone. i wish i was more comfortable being alone. its like i wither if im not in the presence of ppl or interacting. i guess another way to look...
    hallowedwillow hallowedwillow 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 20

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    It's getting hard to breathe. The pain overwhelms me all the time. At times I start crying and screaming for no reason. I've been pretending to be happy for so long....I know my...
    Josephineong Josephineong 13-15, F 3 Responses Mar 20

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    I don't understand today how being gay is truly accepted. Today the most acceptance is "I'm okay with yo being gay" or "I'm happy for you." True acceptance would be "so?" Only then...
    WrongfulAngel WrongfulAngel 13-15, M 4 Responses Mar 21

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    Hello everyone, I'm quite new to this but I'm just going to start to write a story about myself. I think it's going to be quite long. And it's only one aspect of me of many- I have...
    Taurini Taurini 13-15, F 2 Responses Mar 22

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    I hate lying here, thinking, wishing, holding back tears..wondering if I'll make it in this big world. I hate being smirked at, laughed at, treated like dirt under the popular...
    girl3255 girl3255 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 23

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    Once upon a time there was a little girl. She was somewhat tomboyish -- she liked snakes, sticks, and mud and only wore dresses for really formal occasions. She was a happy kid...
    Boo37 Boo37 13-15, F Mar 23

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    My parents sometimes have these little outbursts for no reason and sometimes I get the blame for said outbursts even though I didn't do anything wrong. The only times i've...
    Monstermaster13 Monstermaster13 22-25, M Mar 28

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    Being weird is what makes life fun and enjoyable. Being weird is what makes you different. Being weird is what separates us. Without being weird, life would be boring. So go out...
    EmoSakurachan EmoSakurachan 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 30

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