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    Gone to India, Hun! See You In 3 Weeks!

    My fiance's father is from India.  This past Christmas, he went back to see his family there with his father.  I was left here in the states alone because the plane ticket is $2000.  I don't have that kind of money to spare really.  I went home and stayed busy...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Feb 23, 2009

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    Get Me the Cleaning Supplies....NOW!

    Oh Boy.....Do I clean when I am stressed!!  There is not a speck of dirt any where.  The floors are spotless, the furniture is vacuumed, the floor trim is wiped down, the rugs are shampooed, even the wall vents get a good washing!  I have even gone so far as to...
    PeedeeDog PeedeeDog 66-70 2 Responses Oct 3, 2008

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    Yep

    When I start to stress out as to what all I have to do.  I start to tidy and clean so that everything is organised and I have a lot of clear and accessible working areas. Also, much of my stress derives from my non existent filing systes and therefore, tidying is often...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Nov 24, 2008

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    As If Scrubbing Away My Problems...

    I have lived with a great many people, and I think I am the cleanest. My preference is for all things around me to be clean, orderly, and hopefully sanitary. I don't want things to have loose ends or mismatched pieces, and I can't stand the thought of lingering grease, creeping...
    roososo roososo 22-25, F Oct 10, 2012

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    Oh Yeah

    And, as a result, my house is spotless right now.
    vinividivici21 vinividivici21 22-25, F 2 Responses Oct 30, 2008

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    My Cleaning Habbit

    Im sam im 14 and i clean everyday when i get stressed out i clean alot i get stressed out most days and cant help but it but clean i clean my room even if its clean i hate untidyness and dirt i think i have a cleaning problem
    Sammtcleaner Sammtcleaner 16-17, M 1 Response Aug 30, 2013

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    Now

    I'm a real boy and I clean most of the house a lot, does that make me sexy?
    NoLifeOnEP NoLifeOnEP 22-25, M 2 Responses Apr 12, 2012

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    House Work

    when i was younger and had small children i used cleaning as a thing to keep me busy because  l could not do anything but stay at home and keep house  the thing i have learned is it was just a subutute for living your live   forget about beening so house pride    go out...
    janiceann34 janiceann34 61-65 May 18, 2011

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    I act happy. I sound happy. so, that makes me happy, right? maybe I'm just a great actress. nothing is ever what it truly seems, look closer and you'll see, my dear.
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    There's no need to talk, I just want to feel close to someone and not be alone when I'm stuck down in that bad place in my mind.
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    So I like to listen to music when I'm in the shower an today I had it on my Lady Antebellum station on pandora an my mom texted me an said "Turn That Crap Off You Can't Listen To...
    lexijordanne26 lexijordanne26 13-15, F 2 days ago

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    Even though we are over, I still read your love letters. I don't like lying to you when I don't say I am over you.
    EmmaLouBronze EmmaLouBronze 13-15, F 2 days ago

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    Look closer and you can see everything I'm not showing people.
    W3areallmonsters W3areallmonsters 13-15, F 2 days ago

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    Worst pay I've had in a long time, I can't afford all of my bills. Terrified about how I'm going to make it 30 days, literally can't afford to buy food and I'm hoping the pasta I...
    AnxiousTG AnxiousTG 31-35, T 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    Is it ok to sometimes spin into a wealth of insecurity knowing that someone anyone will bring me back? Is it ok to bare my soul and hope upon hope that this time it'll be...
    JosephinaBallerina JosephinaBallerina 31-35, F 7 Responses 4 days ago

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    I'm so colddddddddddddddddd
    Shadowkiss428 Shadowkiss428 13-15, F 5 days ago

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    Well fer me it's like runnin when my ole lady gets upset !!
    wolffive wolffive 51-55, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I found this and thought I do that when do I. I found out today. if I feel stressed that I do. nothing like procrastinating tell everything is due at the same time. also if I get...
    bigheartsmallworld bigheartsmallworld 36-40, M 1 Response a week ago

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    Isn't this toxic! Holding things inside is like sipping poison....Exactly, why would you do this. Well for one maybe it is the fact of the matter that these days it's hard to get...
    ItsRissa88 ItsRissa88 26-30, F a week ago

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    RachelMichaela97 RachelMichaela97 16-17, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    Music that helps when I'm pissed Drowning Pool - Killin Me https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r4oacmRI_Dw Drowning Pool - Step up https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4cgZfQPIojU...
    BurningFist BurningFist 22-25, M Aug 25

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    I can't help the emotions that come over me sometimes. I just break down and cry when I'm alone in my room or when no one is home in general. I cry about the past a lot, I cry...
    OldSoulRedux OldSoulRedux 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 24

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    i feel better when i am drunk
    khawarii khawarii 22-25, M 1 Response Aug 23

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    Last night I spent the evening with a friend at a nice martini bar. He was promoting his business and I was lending a hand. After he was finished we hung out with his wife and her...
    Emergingsoul Emergingsoul 36-40, M 3 Responses Aug 23

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    Now it's just constant lying.... why?? Because no one gives a fck you just spend this time trying to get someone to listen but they don't care.... I've tried so many times to talk...
    GrandmamaTemptationCx GrandmamaTemptationCx 70+, F 4 Responses Aug 22

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    Talking about stuff with people online is great, but I need more than that. I need what I have never had, someone to hold me and comfort me when I am sad. No one has ever done that...
    stewartgreen stewartgreen 18-21, M 3 Responses Aug 22

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    I feel like every one hates me. I try to be a good friend or girl friend. I sometimes feel like people see me as a making a joke target at me. Its like 4 or 5 people makes jokes...
    tasha2kids tasha2kids 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 21

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    I lie to all of my friends and family telling them that I'm fine and they all believe me... when in reality I cry myself to sleep nearly every night... and for a year had a knife...
    chloebirchall chloebirchall 13-15, F 2 Responses Aug 21

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    When I feel people staring really hard at me, I find myself fighting the urge to smile. I bust out laughing.
    SplitGivanni SplitGivanni 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 21

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    case in point I'm currently out of gas in the middle of ******* nowhere and no idea how the hell to get home
    fenrirandimpachi fenrirandimpachi 22-25, M Aug 20

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    I failed all of my gcse's and my boyfriend has said the most horrible things to me, i'm devastated
    mxlly mxlly 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 20

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    There's this guy I am with almost every weekend. I've spent more time with him than I have with friends I've had for 30 and 40 years. I was sad and miserable for such a long time...
    xcryptic xcryptic 46-50, F 1 Response Aug 19

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    Of course ! Whenever myself or me and my hubby drive alone we like cranking the tunes up with the bass blasted!
    ModifiedMamaofTwo ModifiedMamaofTwo 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 19

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    Confessions of a Habitual Apologizer: I’m sorry. I say it when I bump into someone at the store, when my card doesn’t swipe the first time, and when my phone cuts out. In...
    MissMimiMusic MissMimiMusic 22-25, F 4 Responses Aug 19

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    if I dont say im okay then ill have to see the faces of my family they don't and can't understand why im depressed, when I tried to take my life I had to se them cry and I don't...
    Eyedea9 Eyedea9 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 19

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    currently listening 2 alesana beautiful in blue ...this song has me in my mood ...& it helps me get my thoughts situated wen I'm done with everything & everyone
    raythedragon raythedragon 16-17, F Aug 18

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    This is gonna be long but this is my experience - my story. I come from a complicated family background. You can say I don't know much about my parent's stories since they never...
    Abcak937 Abcak937 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 18

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    I'm listening to Amy Winehouse - Stronger Than Me
    NoGlassesNoLife NoGlassesNoLife 18-21, F Aug 18

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    There are times I'm having a very bad day and my brother will hold me close and he will just let me cry it out he would gently massage my shoulders and play with my hair and not...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Aug 17

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