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I Ba<x>se My Life Around People

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    I've just realized that I've been alive for almost ten thousand days now. Aside from the first thousand or so days of my life where I could be forgiven for not doing anything since...
    indeseada indeseada 22-25, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    People always think I'm shy or snobby and rude because I don't walk around starting conversations, but I'm really just quiet and awkward and I don't know what to say
    sam3294 sam3294 18-21, F Mar 26

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    I'm like a social butterfly on the internet, but in real life I'm an awkward turtle. 🐢💕
    daniefaye32346 daniefaye32346 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 8

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    Especially in school... My shyness doesn't help. I feel like people don't notice me. When I do try to talk I get shushed.
    01sparkly 01sparkly 13-15, F Mar 27

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    I just put on that brave face so people don't know I'm secretly depressed inside...
    Rebecca12K Rebecca12K 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 30

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    I've been hurt by people too many times to count, so I think in a way my silence is my self defense. I seem to have the mentality that if they don't know me then they can't hurt me...
    GreenEyedFox GreenEyedFox 22-25, F Apr 8

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    This has been happening for a month now. This man who works at the gym has a major crush on me. He is about fifty or so and I am only in my late teens! It is so uncomfortable...
    ISellCrackForTheCIA ISellCrackForTheCIA 18-21, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I Feel Invisible Sometimes... During PE We Were Playing Frisbee Golf. And I Was Wide Open Every Time And Close To Them... But They Threw It To People Who Were Not So Close And...
    KateMost KateMost 13-15, F 5 days ago

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    I was taught that I'm not allowed to express negative emotions. So i bottle them up. I cover them by wearing a mask. It sucks. And it hurts. But it's all i know.
    daddyslittlegirl08 daddyslittlegirl08 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 29

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    Love and hate are both awesome motivators to do better. Liking them is just a bonus.
    xSCARx xSCARx 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 9

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    When a mutual feeling is shared it is beautiful
    Quanitta Quanitta 26-30, F Apr 13

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    "Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to...
    emmatusi emmatusi 16-17, F 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    From a young age I sort of knew my dad was very simple minded. And I am my father's son. He suffered severe depression and was even committed twice. He gave birth to me in his mid...
    Arv65 Arv65 46-50 Apr 6

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    When I was little I never realized how good I had it. Now that I'm older I'm starting to realize that. Yeah sometimes I still get mad over something I should be glad about, but hey...
    CDraven CDraven 18-21, T Apr 7

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    I have the chance to start over. For the most part. I'd be someplace I don't really know around people I don't really know, but do know. My life is kind of a mess, because I don't...
    AJlucky AJlucky 22-25, M Mar 24

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    I love to help addicted people and their families to live a new life. I am living proof, that someone can change their life around to live a respectable, responsible, happy, joyous...
    ruledbyvenus ruledbyvenus 51-55, F Mar 27

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    I believe that everyone comes into your life for a reason and that one person can indeed turn your entire life around. I have encountered problems in my life that shattered my...
    MINIONPOP MINIONPOP 16-17 1 Response Mar 28

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    I'm doing a bit better today. Well enough to talk about him, at least a little. He was the one who had been my best friend through everything no matter how much we were fighting or...
    ReesesPeaces ReesesPeaces 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 2

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    The words that come out of your mouth are truly powerful. So when you speak, make sure you use your words to lift people up, and never put them down. Respect people’s feelings...
    sarahalhaj sarahalhaj 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 27

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    Actually there are few things more meditative for me than when I manage to get into a public space and just watch people go by without expecting or worrying about interacting...
    VioletThorns VioletThorns 26-30, F Apr 14

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    We all need to look at life , What do we have in this world,Yes i know we have money and home or farm,, do that really matter if your not happy in your life here on earth,or with...
    pullupgirl103 pullupgirl103 31-35, F 2 Responses Mar 30

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    Usually when people talk to me online, they assume that I'm a sociable and out-going, but if you were to meet me in person, you would see something else entirely different: A shy...
    Whoami30 Whoami30 26-30, M 2 Responses Mar 31

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    when I was younger I used to work at a casino and I loved it! I had friends, had sooo many friends, and so many people that came in and I talked to them it was great. Then I found...
    Nala22 Nala22 31-35, F 6 days ago

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    I'm usually pretty quiet around people I don't talk to or know and like in a lot of my classes at school, I usually don't talk to many people. And it sucks because I love having...
    FlipFlap98 FlipFlap98 13-15, F 1 day ago

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    When my two best friends told me they we're going to study away from our home town, I naively thought that nothing was going to change between us and that we'd still keep in touch...
    Ennah Ennah 18-21, F Mar 27

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    I did think this but now i am not so sure, i just think its how life goes. People come and people go, it is what it is at the end of the day. You can't make someone stay when they...
    BrokenAngel35 BrokenAngel35 31-35, F Apr 4

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    I don't why but I feel uncomfortable around people. Recently a friend told me someone asked her why I was so quiet. I was surprised and embarrassed someone else noticed. I thought...
    1LadyButterfly 1LadyButterfly 41-45, F 2 days ago

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    all my life. those people take rights to violently invade my life. behind my back. they just cause pain. **** OFF
    aliveandbreathing aliveandbreathing 26-30, M Apr 11

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    Trust is a big thing to have in your life with people you love or care for,I always test my friendship with people I meet,especially when they want to continue the friendship,and...
    dimples62 dimples62 51-55 3 Responses Apr 8

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    everytime im depressed i drink but this time it went a little too far my best friend is at the police station my friends house is messed up and im here at home crying myself to...
    musicislife11 musicislife11 16-17, F 4 days ago

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    Hi there! As stated on some other experiences I shared on this group, I chose to stay away from hair removal products, so I've been walking around with my hairy body. In...
    MissNN MissNN 26-30, F 4 hrs ago

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    It is not an older person who is attracted to someone younger. It is a deviant. A deviant from the norm. It is not unusual for older people to fancy younger people. Why don't these...
    poetwarmth poetwarmth 36-40, M 4 hrs ago

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    Recreating love and intense passion... Turning around complicated situations for the better... That's what I do. I love helping people every day. When I see the sparkle has faded...
    DivineEuphoria DivineEuphoria 26-30, F 1 Response 12 hrs ago

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    April 23. Opening Ourselves to Love. Allowing ourselves to receive love is one of the greatest challenges we face in recovery. Many of us have blocked ourselves from receiving...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F 16 hrs ago

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    I like driving around at night. There's something about the street lights and the darkness that I love. And there's always the chance that you'll rub across someone doing the kinds...
    FletcherXian FletcherXian 36-40, M 7 hrs ago

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    Everyone is a jerk and everyone is perfect and fake and just so gross and i feel like a blob trying to be one of those people but I hate those people but I hate being whatever I am...
    heyguysss heyguysss 13-15, F 3 hrs ago

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    so many times i have fallen pray to people.. I am a good person and would like to trust others but sadly i have been disappointed more than enough becoming Cialis and frayed, I...
    Nichalas Nichalas 22-25, M 4 hrs ago

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    I'm about to graduate from university in two months, and I don't know what to do with my life. My mom is encouraging me to start looking for a job now, and my dad is insisting...
    GorgeousHz GorgeousHz 18-21, F 2 Responses 16 hrs ago

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    Its so saddening that you come to a point in life when u truly have give up and humanity and the only person u think u can trust is just yourself and no other person. I feel like...
    kam97 kam97 22-25, F 2 Responses 3 hrs ago

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    seriously why are people here on ep are always complaining about their life. there are no mistakes no coincidences,all events are blessings given to us to learn from.so next time...
    mostafa01998 mostafa01998 16-17, M 18 hrs ago

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    If life was meant to be boring & sad we wouldn't have the ability to laugh & smile ...... Cheer up people
    tom1851 tom1851 46-50, M 15 hrs ago

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    at some point you have to realize that some people can only stay in your heart not in your life....
    isabelarao isabelarao 18-21, F 15 hrs ago

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    I want to live life to the full, there's a whole world out there and I know I'm not livening it to its full potential, I'm tired of the same people and same things if I was giving...
    johnm1995 johnm1995 18-21, M 8 hrs ago

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    It sucks when you're ignored by the person whose attention is the only thing you want in the world. Ever since this girl first walked into our school, I couldn’t take my eyes...
    elugo123456789 elugo123456789 18-21, M Apr 2

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    It sucks when you're ignored by the person whose attention is the only thing you want in the world. Ever since this girl first walked into our school, I couldn’t take my eyes...
    elugo123456789 elugo123456789 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 2

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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 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 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 2 Responses 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 1 Response