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I Can't Believe I Am In This Situation

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 86 People

    I Didn't Expect This - I Just Needed a Little Help

    I am a woman who went through a divorce and took a financial beating, then lost my job.  To make it financially, I rented a room in my place to a foreign student.  He was wonderful.  I did not let him know that I found him desirable, since he was very young and...
    Parispain Parispain 56-60, F 6 Responses May 2, 2009

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    Type of Girl

    i am the type of girl that always went for what she wanted. i never was the bite your tounge type. if you were in my life you had to be nice and fun and care about me, truly and sincerly. if i even got an inkling that you were not worthy of being in my life i cut you off. Now I...
    goldie25 goldie25 31-35, F 3 Responses Jun 3, 2008

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    I truly thought that I was helping him out.

    I didn't want to believe my neighbors or landlord when they would call/text me at work saying that there's alot of traffic in and out of my apartment while I'm at work. I'd get home and ask him who's been over today and he'd say nobody. So my neighbor set up a camera that was...
    bluNow14 bluNow14 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 11, 2014

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    Wasting My Youth For Someone Who Doesnt Care For Me Anymore....

    3 years ago I married my college sweatheart only one year after we started a relationship.  Although I loved her and felt she was the one that I can grow old with, neither of us were really ready to get married and knew that if we got married like this, and broke up it...
    PopNcorn PopNcorn 26-30 6 Responses Jan 14, 2009

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    It's A Wednesday.

    But it's different. Not like the Wednesdays before. The girls are in their room being lazy, probably with their iPods in their faces or listening to music. I will have to go give hugs soon and maybe lure them out with something yummy, I think I have cookie mix. That's not what's...
    harderthanithought harderthanithought 31-35, F 1 Response Jul 31, 2013

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    For Real.

    Who does this happen to? Honestly. Let's see, in the past 10 months, the following has occurred in this order. *I got a new job. *I moved out of my house, leaving my husband. *I got laid off from my job. *I am on unemployment. *I had to give my car back. *I had to borrow money...
    harderthanithought harderthanithought 31-35, F 2 Responses Jul 25, 2013

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    i just read a lot of rubbish my friend showed me? i just can't understand it. http://christwire.org/2011/05/20-ways-to-tell-if-your-teenage-daughter-is-a-lesbian/ i find it soo...
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    I’ve now been a girl for more than a year and I must be one of the happiest girls ever to have lived. Okay I could wish I had been born a girl. And so often people thought I was...
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    It feels like forever ago since I played high school sports even if it has only be about 5ish years. I was never really one for the high school scene. College was more of my...
    Haywee123 Haywee123 22-25, F Apr 28

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    It is so crazy how you can like/love someone for such a long time. And when you finally come up to them they don't even know your name let long that you were in the same class...
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    I met this guy here on EP and it took us awhile to connect because of some stupid stuff. I have to tell you that in bed he is absolutely mind blowing. I've never been with a guy...
    unchainedmelodyforu unchainedmelodyforu 26-30, F 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    Some old ppl are so dumb. Do you really think that young man our woman really lovesyou? They are just using you for security and experience and because they have issues. You world...
    HigherCalling HigherCalling 26-30, F 2 Responses 16 hrs ago

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    Every time something happens in my house I get blamed for it because I am the only child. And for me nothing hurts more than getting blamed for things I haven't done
    xoValentina xoValentina 18-21, F 3 Responses a week ago

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    And get offended when you disagree or call them out on their behavior. Oh well
    Hunniebae Hunniebae 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 27

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    It's disgusting to see people cheer them on. For all you might know, they may just be looking for someone to tell them not to do it! I know most cutters are just mentally...
    BloodEpiphone BloodEpiphone 13-15, F 1 Response May 5

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    I just wanna share my friend son story , you know he is 5 years old now , and he keep studying well as well knowing well . I have had really good experience about it . He knows all...
    Sonjay22 Sonjay22 22-25, M May 11

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    My husband brought home the cutest girl ever!
    kittygurl66 kittygurl66 26-30, F 1 Response May 16

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    I am truly missing my mom! I want to embrace her and kiss her on the cheek. I can't believe my mom is no longer with me and don't say she is with me in spirit because I am not...
    bootsie85 bootsie85 26-30, F 17 hrs ago

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    Why [...] do some highly educated people believe religious claims? First, smart persons are good at defending ideas that they originally believed for non-smart reasons. They want...
    FryyM FryyM 22-25, M 3 Responses May 2

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    Sometimes I just get so irritated by things religious people say. I just cannot figure out how anybody believes in any of this stuff, and I still can't fully believe that they...
    KatieTreat KatieTreat 51-55, T 6 Responses May 2

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    So basically we got together when I was 18 and he was 22. I was lonely and young and hurting from being recently dumped and he made me feel good. Looking back on it it wasn't that...
    alunna alunna 22-25, F Apr 29

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    don't come smiling at me!! we both know you can't stand me and I can't stand you! in this situations I tend to back off and stay quiet because if I spoke to the person I really...
    crazy4love crazy4love 22-25, F 1 Response May 11

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    I can't survive without any social interaction anymore. this isolation is killing me inside. everyone always leaves me sooner or later. the last thing I had was that website. that...
    Choronzon Choronzon 26-30, T May 14

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    I am proud to be Scottish, but Scottish is wholly my identity. My identity is comprised of many different aspects, such as my personality, morals and beliefs. I feel that in...
    CaitlinBuchan97 CaitlinBuchan97 16-17, F 2 Responses May 4

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    I just have deep passion for multiple people but the one person I always end up having the deepest emotions for is someone I can't be with. It's an inappropriate bond that I can't...
    Gabbysam Gabbysam 16-17, F 1 Response May 16

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    Music is the blood that pumps through my veins that keeps me alive. Without it, I may as well die. It is the one thing that keeps me calm when all is wrong. It is the one thing...
    Majesticscribbler Majesticscribbler 16-17, F 1 Response May 18

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    I still can feel the pain in my heart from this afternoon's conversation with my hubby. No matter how reasoned out with me, no matter how rational they might sound I still can't...
    Outofnowheregurl Outofnowheregurl 36-40, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    there are a lot of times and situations where I want to say what's on my mine but my mouth gets me in to much trouble already. so I am finally learning that I can't always say what...
    btiny13 btiny13 13-15, F 2 Responses May 9

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    i think it's just total bullshit , Reincarnation is just a man made concept to make excuses for all the wrong and unfair things that go on in this world... According to the...
    mistywillow mistywillow 22-25, M 3 Responses May 11

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    I've noticed that a lot of people don't believe in God because of all the bad things he lets happen like disease and war, but I think that's a wrong reason not to believe. I'm not...
    1ChangeForTheBetter1 1ChangeForTheBetter1 16-17, F 3 Responses Apr 30

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    Okay, call me crazy but I have reach to the point in life where I don't believe in God no more every single damn day my life keeps getting worst and worst I have attempted suicide...
    Katt007 Katt007 18-21, F 6 Responses May 13

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    I'm not some militant Atheist but I'm not particularly fond of the idea of religion in general. I can respect it and acknowledge the many benefits it has contributed in arts and...
    JustUhhhThought JustUhhhThought 22-25, M 7 Responses May 3

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    It doesn't matter who owns the land, you pay taxes anyways. I don't want to sound offensive, but why would anyone be OK with giving up their life just so the world can keep...
    steviehunt steviehunt 18-21, M May 8

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    I'm in love with my ex n I know I can't have him anymore that hurts I feel useless because I couldn't help him I wish that he would come and there could be a us again but I...
    angie314 angie314 13-15, F 1 Response May 15

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    I always overthink. I always over analyze. Every damn thing. I hate it because I feel like I'm going insane! People tell me to chill out, but sorry, I can't. My most recent...
    TheIvoryOwl TheIvoryOwl 18-21, F May 16

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    Abusive alcoholic father died last year. Mother is alone now and calls and gives me guilt trips because I don't go to see her. I'm sorry. I can't bring myself to go to her house...
    KeepnTheFaith KeepnTheFaith 51-55 May 9

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    I wouldn't say "can't stand" but I do believe women have a duty to do all they can to keep themselves and their un-born child healthy. Smoking is absolutely unacceptable as is...
    MrsSThomas MrsSThomas 36-40, F 14 hrs ago

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    I try...I really do...but i've been pushed down so many times and i feel like this time will be the last, my thoughts and dreams ( nightmares) are constantly invaded by memories of...
    Lyxdesicgal Lyxdesicgal 22-25, F 2 Responses Apr 28

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    Mostly I'm happy just bopping along as I am, but every once in a while I have a day like this where I just can't seem to be satisfied with myself. I look in the mirror and all I...
    justNIK justNIK 41-45, F 2 Responses Apr 30

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    Sometimes I wish I could cry, only the tears can't be found. I'm surrounded by a thousand screams, but I can't hear a single sound. I'm walking through a land of darkness...
    good4nothin1 good4nothin1 31-35, M 2 Responses May 5

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    She's far away and I'm anchored by love and responsibilities. I can't go to her and for her to come to me would break her. She is so connected and bolstered by her family and the...
    ausofbounds ausofbounds 41-45, M May 7