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I Believe There Is No Excuse For Certain Things

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    What's Your Excuse ?

    Some of the best relationship advice you can get is to stop making excuses. To the one making the excuse, it makes perfect sense to offer an explanation for not being responsible. To the one listening to the excuse, it sounds like the same old story with a new set of words...
    snowbunny1002 snowbunny1002 46-50, F 5 Responses Apr 8, 2010

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    The Very Definition Of Shame

    When I first qualified and worked in the field of Social and Health Care (newspeak and mendacity of the first order) I was introduced to the world of CarePath, a ubiquitous computer programme/ platform/ environment/ whateverrrr for recording contacts, care-plans, outcomes and...
    CrookedMan CrookedMan 46-50 Nov 21, 2013

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    You Are Not Excused

    I don’t like meanness, nastiness and hate, some were brought up knowing nothing else, yet that only explains their behaviour, it does not in any way excuse it. I have encountered all of these from people in my life, and I have heard, but you know how I was brought up. Or...
    plaful plaful 51-55 1 Response Sep 15, 2012

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    Ugh.

    I don't care if you think they're "cute." I don't care if they're comfortable. Uggs will always look like lumps of lamb some Chinese kid sewed up. It's just true.
    Mdear Mdear 18-21, F Oct 24, 2010

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    S Grown Man Scared of a Dentist...come On

    my son had to go to the dentist today....ok im not a fan but i would rather see a dentist than have a toothache, thats my logic. But my son has to be sedated as he is scared, he is 20 years old. I am tough i admit that, ive also been going to visit a dentist since i was about 8...
    thehippy thehippy 41-45, F Jun 9, 2009

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    I Admit to Being Bad At This But............

    THERE REALLY IS NO EXCUSE FOR ATTACKING PEOPLE ON EP FOR HAVING A DIFFERENCE OF OPINION. I'M SORRY IF THE WAY SOMETHING IS SAID ****** YOU OFF, THEY WEREN'T TALKING "TO YOU" SO MOVE ON.... I AM BAD FOR GETTING INTO THINGS HERE AS WELL, ESPECIALLY IF I FEEL A FRIEND IS...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Mar 26, 2009

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    Standards Are Important And Dam Breaking Sterotypes Sometimes

    I say there are no excuses for old women who have abused me. no excuses for old women who are emotionally, verbally or physically abusive.I say there is no excuse for an old bag to take my guy on me... like what happen to me in 1990 and 1997...I am sick of old married women...
    czaristacrystals czaristacrystals 36-40, F Apr 8, 2012

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    For Dragging a Child Across a Store.

     and the child having a leash around their neck.and before anyone starts defending her by saying what the child was doing,i will let you know i am 36 yrs old.iand i have never seen a kid as bad as my brother was.how my mom and dad kept from losing it and killing him is...
    ghostofmyself ghostofmyself 36-40 1 Response Aug 9, 2009

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    Fritzl

    There is a documentary on tonight about Josef Fritzl They have commenced reading his statement - in which he has lined up excuse after excuse - his father was a scounderal, his mother left him with the neighbours as she hid in a war-time bunker and he had sexual fantasies of his...
    deleted deleted 26-30 9 Responses Mar 23, 2009

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    There Is No Excuse Someone Could Do This To Me.

    Ok, well it's a pretty messed up story, ok it's a very messed up story so please bare with me.   My name is Kate, i'm 16 years old and i still go to school, i know you are proberbly thinking a 16 year old cant be in love, and sometimes i think that too. Around...
    katepyro katepyro 16-17, F 3 Responses Apr 8, 2010

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    Tut

    I’m mostly a bleeding heart liberal, a semi-pro psychologist with a relativist perspective, but I could do a ‘Wrath of God punishment spree’ if required, if the cause was just.  In general I try to avoid black and white thinking;  I know that confused and abusive...
    CrookedMan CrookedMan 46-50 May 19, 2012

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    DRAGGING the Child Threw the Store

    I dont know what the woman was even thinking  dragging the child threw the store like she did . wonder how she would have felted  if she was dragged like a dog threw stores why didnt any one have the b alls to ask her lady do you know that you are dragging a child...
    lunnas lunnas 41-45, F 1 Response Aug 9, 2009

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    I Agree

    their are people who use anything as an exuese .i had a bad childhood,i was abused.guess what?so were millions of other people!you dont see them going around killing,raping or abusing their families.when i hear them use that as an excuse,my head nearly explodes.they are just...
    ghostofmyself ghostofmyself 36-40 8 Responses Mar 25, 2009

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    I Am Tired of Excuses

    I don't believe is death penalty, but sometimes there is no excuse for what has happened and no explanation can undone the brutal result. Maybe a life time imprisonment!
    LordVoldemort LordVoldemort 36-40, F 3 Responses Apr 18, 2009

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    Lousy Service

    Lousy service,There's no excuse,In this day and age,Why have standards dropped,Been accepted,Well,I news for companies,And it's all bad,I don't accept!
    lazycrazybasket lazycrazybasket 46-50, M Oct 28, 2011

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    I Asked You To Stop, There Is No Excuse

    for you to blame it on the alcohol. Alright, so a new friend of mine came out to me after sending me overly flirtatious texts for a bit. I made it clear to her that I am not into girls and very much into guys. Well for some reason starting this past week, she has been calling me...
    seerose seerose 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 12, 2011

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    No Excuses

    I couldn't agree more with this...in certain situation, there's no excuses for such things or behaviour.
    Whateverrrrr Whateverrrrr 36-40, F Nov 15, 2011

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    I do not believe that in any form. To many horrible things have happened in my life that have no REASON whatsoever. Too many things in this world like 911 and the Okc bombing and...
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    I hate when people blame other things for natural accidents. Say Miscarriage for example. I hope no one takes offence. People blame stress, lack of such and such. But these things...
    supergirl01 supergirl01 16-17, F 1 Response Sep 5

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    It happens it happened to me I was one night as a 13 year old about what I wanted in a man and the night after that night I was taking a walk and meet my man he had the job I had...
    kenzie111Hall kenzie111Hall 26-30, F 1 Response Sep 10

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    and it's nothing like what we've been lead to believe
    toxbox toxbox 22-25, M Sep 15

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    Indeed, there is a whole world there! A world where people fish, prepared they eat, the rye bread and the catch, and some wild table greens. They see and they are seen, and there...
    Skjeggstad Skjeggstad 22-25, F Sep 21

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    Been in love for 16 years come to find out the last year my girl decided she wanted to do other things sneaky behind my back
    kb1226 kb1226 46-50, M 1 Response Sep 21

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    I am a true believer of no coincidences. How big or small it may be. When, what, where and why? It happened for a reason, because there are no coincidences in life.
    keepitreal78 keepitreal78 31-35, M 5 days ago

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    for me everything happened in my life a disaster. firstly cuz of my bestfriend long long time ago? I remember I was so little that time. I got raped by him. I know nothing bout...
    RegineAbiertasPalencia RegineAbiertasPalencia 18-21, F 4 Responses Aug 30

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    Even if the reason may hurt you, there's a reason behind everything. Every tear, every smile, every heart break, everything..
    xgirlyx xgirlyx 13-15, F 4 Responses Sep 3

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    "I’m my masterpiece" We start with or without the materials, skills, and ideas. We work hard, let go of the flaws; sometimes having to step back and re evaluate if we should...
    yennafur yennafur 22-25, F Sep 10

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    I lost my mobility a year ago and I am finding it really hard to cope. I can't walk very far or sit in a chair longer than an hour. I have intense nerve pain, daily migraines, and...
    Bluematador Bluematador 46-50, F 2 days ago

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    Today I challenge everyone to "Pay it Forward." - Nothing makes me more happy than when the driver ahead unexpectedly pays for my Tim Horton's at the drive-thru. The world isn't...
    drunkinlove23 drunkinlove23 18-21, F 4 Responses Sep 1

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    Somebody send me some $$. I'll luv you forever...I promise.
    biggunsatx biggunsatx 36-40, M 2 Responses Sep 2

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    I just wish my life gets smoother i cant take the bumps anymore, and forget what is gone , stop letting him get on my mind and just break free
    tinna20 tinna20 18-21, F 3 Responses Sep 4

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    After amazing holiday in Florida America I came back to England to find my home had been flooded me my parrents had move into a hotel while house rebuilt where I met Emma . Emma...
    frodo26 frodo26 31-35, M 1 Response Sep 6

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    Time is the greatest healer,it pushes you to comply because the temptation to resist or react in the presents is so real and forceful but if you let TIME have it's way solutions...
    Cutetyl Cutetyl 36-40, F 2 Responses Sep 16

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    So I've been close with these girls on one of my sport teams for a while and now they randomly don't talk to me. So confused
    livinliferight6 livinliferight6 16-17, F 2 Responses Sep 16

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    its so hilarious. my friends got fortune cookies, and both of them said "everything happens for a reason". wonder why :)
    lonewolfdestiny lonewolfdestiny 13-15, F Sep 17

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    Maybe God intended for this to happen.
    rubyy25 rubyy25 13-15, F 1 Response Sep 19

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    How do i explain to my parent im gay, honestly, like i need good advice because this is very difficult for me
    peterhill12345 peterhill12345 13-15, M 2 Responses Sep 21

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    My husband & I have had numerous separations in our 27 year marriage. He recently confessed that the only reason he allowed me back into his home is due to pity. I was shocked by...
    MyLife59 MyLife59 56-60, F 5 Responses a week ago

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    Hi EP! I'm new here I just want to share an experience of mine. Two years ago, exactly the Day before Christmas, I boarded a flight to New York for the holidays. Before the door...
    Joyfulone1 Joyfulone1 36-40, F 8 Responses 5 days ago

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    I'm sure I just met my soul mate and For the first time in my life I'm going to do something crazy.. And drop everything to chase him! Here goes nothing.
    LindyC23 LindyC23 18-21, F 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    I got a job offer at a dental office! It's funny though because I've been signed up with this staffing agency for months and nothing. And I finally get a job at a fast food place...
    weeniegirl weeniegirl 22-25, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Forgiveness is not an expression of emotion, but an act of self discipline.
    keepitreal78 keepitreal78 31-35, M 2 days ago

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    Last year I was looking for an internship in Canada. Was so sad when I saw I couldn't find anything and it was too late for the visa!! I ended up in Thailand where I would never...
    Cocoden Cocoden 18-21, F 2 Responses Sep 6

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    It is what it is. I think letting go is a form of love.Love for her and for myself. 
    1NonchalantEros 1NonchalantEros 31-35, M 8 Responses Sep 21

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    I lost my best friend and love of my life. I didn't cheat on her or take her for granted. I just had a ****** up house and life and I guess she didn't want to be apart of it...
    bdawkins302 bdawkins302 31-35, M 6 Responses 3 days ago

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    I appreciate the details. I love surprising people with gifts or acts of kindness related to a small detail in a conversation. It illustrates that their thoughts and ideas hold...
    GirlWithGiggles GirlWithGiggles 36-40, F 5 days ago

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    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jTIuOhaY6z8 Very true Lyrics. What happened to Us?
    Brooke01 Brooke01 18-21, F Sep 3