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I Changed When I Learned The Truth

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    I Had A Dream

    Today , I had a dream, That made me to scream; Sitting in the full moon night alone on the beach, Chilling weather and a complete silence prevailed all over, As if the whole nature was sleeping taking its blanket over; Then a bird captured my sight , Trying to find a place to...
    ayush201992 ayush201992 18-21, M 1 Response Jan 7, 2013

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    Sharing A Life With Somone Is Far Different Than Them Completing Yours...

    I guess I changed when the realization that a single individual can't complete another person, finally kicked in. They can only make them better, improve them, or in the words of the lyrical "genius" that is Beyonce: upgrade them. I guess that's what they had in mind when they...
    KTFrankie KTFrankie 18-21 Jan 24, 2013

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    Bittersweet Symphony

    I think I was born into this world with great cards to play with, not the best, just great. I had been given a family who loved me, some looks but not the finest. I had been given athletic genes, I have stamina, strength - but can't grow big muscles fast. I have been given a what...
    dex353 dex353 22-25 1 Response Jan 4, 2013

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    The Change

    I was 12 a normal teenagers who thought life was great and all roses, who thought her dad was her hero and that her parents would be together forever. Well that all changed I found out the harder way that life ain't all roses and that what we see outdoors ain't always what goes...
    bornconfused bornconfused 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 8, 2012

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    And The Truth

    Shall set you free. Let the truth be spoken and this will give you peace. But the truth is hurtfull and will leave its scar for a life time, yet we seek the truth sometimes a life time and still we seek. The truth will change you forever and you will doubt everything you once...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Sep 28, 2012

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    I Can Try To Forget... But I Cannot Forgive.

    After 40 years my mom tells me about my biological family... My grandmother died when I was en route to see her. My father died shortly after I met him and I buried him this year. My ex wife tells me that she cannot have children after we married and started planning a family...
    howardnc howardnc 41-45, M 2 Responses Oct 14, 2012

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    ILoveYourSmile ILoveYourSmile 13-15, F Mar 6, 2014

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    It's complicated. I was young,

    open-minded, curious, alive. I figured out I was a therian. I kind of got to know myself more, I changed. I turned into this dark, sadistic, self loathing thing because I didn't know how to feel about myself. Also, everything that's happening in the world. War, starvation...
    EmberWolf EmberWolf 16-17, F 1 Response Sep 9, 2014

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    I Changed Many Times... For The Worst Most The Time

    I changed when she lied to us about the divorce, then changed again dressed in confusion when I found out the truth... I changed when I found the truth that drugs can distort your reality. I changed when I found out I was a drug addict, getting high wasn't for fun it was to live...
    Kidd12 Kidd12 16-17, F 1 Response Oct 1, 2012

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    Ever since I turned 18,

    something in me just clicked... like there was this part of me that started realizing and digesting what has been really happening in my life. its like the truth about life and all make sense now. that all this time I've just been selfish and childish. I mean now, I'm not...
    kmisfit123 kmisfit123 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 27, 2014

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    The Thing That Tells The 800 Pound Gorilla Where To Sleep

    I was 11 years old when I contracted HIV, I was diagnosed with AIDS at 16. The news was a relief, actually, after a couple of years of waiting around to find out and adjusting to adolescence while nursing bleeding ulcers, when my doctors had already known for a year and were just...
    g1bs0n g1bs0n 41-45, M Dec 19, 2012

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    Never Doubt/The Mind

    For the greatest self-discovery, one cannot doubt. It is irrelevant of what you come to know is true or not, for while your mind is working to discover everything is "true" since your mind perceives. There is no such thing as being crazy since the mind perceives everything and...
    Safriel Safriel 18-21, F 1 Response May 18, 2013

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    Him

    This is an inspirational little tidbit I wrote when I was feeling particularly nostalgic. This is dedicated to my long lost friend...he ended up dumping me for "more popular" people...I mourn the friendship that I lost. When i learned the ugly truth, I nearly fell to pieces...
    PrincessOfShadows PrincessOfShadows 13-15, F Oct 4, 2012

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    I learned To be a turtle in the right way .

    ... better than deer "in the wrong way I learned That a simple conversation or a short dialogue with a wise man equal to one month study I learned That success is not everything, but wanting to succeed is everything I learned That everything great we see in this life began with...
    EnkiDaGod EnkiDaGod 22-25, M 1 Response May 11, 2014

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    I'm A Werewolf

    Sometimes it skips a generation, like it did with my mom. My sisters all have it. In my wolf form, I have grey and silver fur. My eyes have always been a weird green color, sort of glowing. I used to only change on the full moon, but now I can change any time I want, and it's...
    Lonerwolf Lonerwolf 13-15, F 2 Responses Sep 28, 2012

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    I realised the other day that I have drastically changed. When I was in primary school I was what some people call a sheep. I used to want to look and act like all the girls did in...
    CeBeY1 CeBeY1 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    In my case, it's not really a 'new' person. I've known this girl since primary school and for some reason I've never been able to establish, she's always disliked me. I've a very...
    AliasTaylor AliasTaylor 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 22

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    I miss my mum everyday! It's been 3 years going on 4 since she left. I'm still not over it. Everytime I play a memory of her in my head, I'll daze off then cry. When she passed...
    moonela moonela 26-30, F 2 Responses Jan 11

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    I joined EP a year ago; as a little horny new teenager. I'm now almost 17, I see the world differently. I have responsibilities, a job and bills. My friends have changed and my...
    Shannyo Shannyo 16-17, F Jan 5

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    4/5 Lesson on BETRAYAL (social medial) "This betrayal experience means I need to permanently keep my heart safely stored in a betrayal-proof Tupperwear container." When I re-read...
    stiltcourt stiltcourt 41-45, F 1 Response Jan 16

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    When I think about this time of year and the opportunity it gives us to reflect on what we are thankful for, my first instinct is to just say "Nothing. Life sucks and there is...
    stiltcourt stiltcourt 41-45, F 3 Responses Jan 5

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    Excerpt from the diaries. I'm smiling now, that I re-read my thoughts back then. Day 98: I count...the days. I count to remind myself that I have only begun, that I am a newcomer...
    stiltcourt stiltcourt 41-45, F Jan 19

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    For like a year my EP status has said "I'm happy"-Feeling Optimistic. That was way back when I had a crush on someone who I later learned is not gay. Fast forward a year, and now I...
    sblp2017 sblp2017 18-21, M 2 days ago

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    Physically and mentally. My confidence and self esteem have grown. I'm pretty much a new (more attractive) me. I've learned to physically take care of myself. The first picture...
    EastCoastBlonde95 EastCoastBlonde95 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 9

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    I'm someone who accepts the truth of everything. If you don't like something about me then just say it instead of lying to me and saying that you like it. You don't have to lie to...
    BiNiceBoy BiNiceBoy 22-25, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    There was a time when I always kept quiet, and I wouldn't speak up for myself no matter how messed up things became. Then, I learned to speak my mind and, even when it got me into...
    MyNamesNotFrench MyNamesNotFrench 31-35 1 Response Jan 2

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    I want to write something. I want to tell a story about my life and time. However, this segment, this section of my life is not over yet. I don’t know the meaning of the...
    AwakeYetDreaming AwakeYetDreaming 36-40, M 2 Responses Jan 2

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    "'cause wounds are ways to reveal us"~Seether "Breakdown" This lyrical quote makes a lot of sense to me. When I heard this it dawned in me. When we share our wounds with other we...
    WickedlilAngel WickedlilAngel 31-35, F 4 Responses a week ago

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    Me and my friends are doing truth or dare and I love you guys so I wanted to see your play on it because I want to do it when we pick it out of a hat so there is Gerard Frankie...
    AwesomeBandsBeAwe AwesomeBandsBeAwe 13-15, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I remember when I used to be just an empty vessel. No emotions, numb to the world. I remember I would pick fights with everyone and it was the only thing that would actually...
    SkollHati SkollHati 18-21, M 2 Responses Jan 8

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    I was recently with the woman I thought I'd spend the rest of my life with. She took me to vintage rock diners, I took her to see shows. I'm not one for wearing my emotions, but...
    ScarletSaint1 ScarletSaint1 18-21, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I wish I know the right way as early as I can. The Noble Eightfold Path (Pali: ariyo a ha giko maggo, Sanskrit: ?ry? ? gam?rga) [1] is one of the principal teachings of the Buddha...
    veganmeditates veganmeditates 41-45, M Jan 6

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    I've changed so much from my picture, I'm not brunette I'm blonde and I've changed so much inside holy crap
    Suicidesilenced Suicidesilenced 13-15, F Jan 15

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    When I despair, I remember that all through history the way of truth and love have always won. There have been tyrants and murderers, and for a time, they can seem invincible, but...
    Brunette4U Brunette4U 31-35, F Jan 16

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    Truth is more so sad than strange. And fiction can be anything really. However we sometimes wish fiction was real so we could have better than what the truth has to offer.
    ValhallaAwaits ValhallaAwaits 18-21, M Jan 18

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    Even though he tried to leave my mother for her friends, now there not together but he tries to act like a good person, he is in some ways and he isn't. Leaving his children in the...
    ACAC2000 ACAC2000 13-15 Jan 18

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    Always speak the truth. For the truth is all you'll get from me.
    MichaelS41074 MichaelS41074 36-40, M 1 Response Jan 18

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    Hello friends. Here's something I've been wanting to share with someone. This is where I might sound unpleasant and spiteful, if you read my post about just joining the website. I...
    drumbumak drumbumak 18-21, F Jan 18

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    A person can dance all around the truth without bare-face lying. But you know something . . . . That music, those steps to their dance, will stop some day. And the silence will...
    MorningBreeze MorningBreeze 56-60, F 8 Responses Jan 21

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    The Mask Comes Off. It appeared to start out innocently enough.  Just another friendly guy, joking around with others. He posted a picture that could be your next door neighbor...
    Contentio Contentio 18-21, M 1 Response Jan 21

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    I have posted about this soooo many times. I can not stand being lied to. When I am lied to it becomes really hard to believe what that person has to say. I don't like them. You'd...
    Raptax231 Raptax231 18-21, M a week ago

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    Whenever I see or hear someone saying something that I'd be too afraid to admit, I makes me admire them. How can they have so much courage? I like to see them kind of as a role...
    MysteriousDragon MysteriousDragon 13-15, F 5 days ago

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    Truth... No matter how much it will hurt me...I'd rather have the truth then a bunch of lies... slw
    submissivelittlewoman submissivelittlewoman 41-45, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    every one should tell you the truth and not what thay think is best for u to hear. People say that what they don't know won't hurt them. That may be true but every one diseves to...
    jesica88 jesica88 18-21 2 days ago

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    The world is coming to an end The air is polluted, the oceans contaminated. The animals are going extinct, the economy’s collapsed. Education is shot, police are corrupt...
    TheFemaleGrimReaper TheFemaleGrimReaper 18-21, F 13 Responses 1 day ago

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    "We make plans, God only laughs." Lesson I learned in life. It fits my single-blessedness/widowhood. Bottomline: I have entrusted my life to God. I just take it day by day...one...
    stiltcourt stiltcourt 41-45, F 2 Responses Jan 10

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    Yeah...I learned this the hard way...
    BananaSmoothiee BananaSmoothiee 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 14

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