I Come Here To Relieve Stress

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    Who Moved My Monday!!

    Seems like every week, someone moves my Monday drama to a different day of the week! This nice thing is that this week Monday drama happened on a Thursday, so only have another day instead another week to get wound down. I know others probably had a worse day, but it still...
    lonelyarchangel lonelyarchangel
    36-40, M
    Oct 10, 2013

    I Feel Much Better Now

       CH, your move. OK, the building implosion was good.  Perhaps more stressful than relaxing, let's try force of nature:   Editing note 23 Nov 2011: This story was part of a back-and-forth stress reduction exercise with a dear friend who has since deleted her profile...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    2 Responses Aug 7, 2011

    I like to relieve stress here,

    i really like it!
    BlackAngel523 BlackAngel523
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Jul 20, 2014

    Another week for me is over.

    Ands its like too quick. uh wait..! The semester started just few days ago and oh, soon its gonna be my mid terms? damn it. well i do have a couple of weekends to chill (may be). But now, its time to manage the weekend, which i always fail (mostly), and so mondays become heavy...
    SsL919 SsL919
    22-25, M
    Jan 28

    What I Am And Am Not Here To Do!

    I come here for several reasons: Spend time with my guy reading and writing! Chatting with my friends! Making myself feel normal after reading some of the stuff out there. Venting my fears, sharing my wins, and seeking support, and giving my support to those...
    fungirlmmm fungirlmmm
    41-45, F
    Feb 28, 2010

    A Mental-visual Of Calmness

    Imagine a crystal blue ocean with subtle waves, a refreshingly awesome scent; that salt water smell mixed in with a tropical breeze. Your feet are planted onto the warm sand, feeling the little white grains roll between your toes. The breeze is mild and the sun is just warming...
    LysanderFremont LysanderFremont
    26-30, M
    2 Responses Mar 18, 2012

    I Come Here

    I come here,When I'm stressed,Find it calming,Relieving stress,i also come to talk,Help others,Ain't that?What EP's all about?
    lazycrazybasket lazycrazybasket
    46-50, M
    Dec 1, 2011

    This Is My Sanctuary...

    I come here for support, EP is the only sanctuary I have in this life. I find friends who hopefully understand what I am going through and share stories and experiences with each other to feel that there is at least someone out there that understands what I am going through. I...
    PrincessLulu PrincessLulu
    26-30, F
    Mar 26, 2010

    PRAY Guys

    i don't knw y exactly im here but i guess i nid share my feels. i used to be open with my feelings.But since i have left finished my Graduation i have stopped that. After Graduation i have been trying to get apprenticeship In another place far away from my town but each time im...
    CSDB CSDB
    22-25
    Jul 7, 2013
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    2 Responses Jan 10, 2014

    10 Facts You Should Know About Men

    1-Men like to barbecue. Men will cook if danger is involved. 2- All men hate to hear "We need to talk about our relationship." These seven words strike fear in the heart of even General Schwarzkopf. 3- Men are sensitive in strange ways. If a man has built a fire and the last...
    cheeco cheeco
    26-30, F
    8 Responses Jan 4, 2012

    At Last A Guy Has Taken The Time To Write This All Down

    Now here are the rules from the male side. These are the rules! Please note.. these are all numbered "1 " ON PURPOSE! 1. Men are NOT mind readers. 1. Learn to work the toilet seat. You're a big girl. If it's up, put it down. We need it up, you need it down. You don't hear us...
    cheeco cheeco
    26-30, F
    2 Responses May 31, 2012

    Women Vs. Men's Personal Ads

    40-ish..............................49 Adventurous.....................Slept with all your friends Athletic............................No boobs Average looking.................Ugly Beautiful...........................Pathological liar Emotionally secure..............On medication...
    cheeco cheeco
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Jan 4, 2012

    Escapism

    It's much easier to come online, pick and choose the information that you put into yourself. It's not like myspace or facebook where it's flashy "Look here and look at that!" It's real people, actually relating, which I find to be more facinating than anything any other social...
    AmberXLight AmberXLight
    18-21, F
    1 Response Mar 3, 2010

    I can always tell when I'm starting to get over

    stressed or lonely bc I just want to hide out here. I don't post stories much, but it's still very easing to be able to just wander through. My own somewhat odd outlet.
    ExcellentHabit ExcellentHabit
    22-25
    Jul 30, 2014

    Here is Practical Explanation about Next Life,

    Purpose of Human Life, philosophical/religious facts, theories etc. ___________________________ *********** Practical Explanation ( For Example ) :- `1st of all can you tell me every single seconds detail from that time when you born ?? ( i need every seconds detail ?? that what...
    bolt0 bolt0
    22-25, M
    Dec 7, 2013

    Related Experiences

    And so ends this site. Who will have the last word? Or the very last post? It will soon be known. The words on this site will be preserved for a long time to come. They have...
    TheEight8 TheEight8
    26-30, M
    Apr 21
    So I had my 90 day eval today and passed above expectation. I still have classes and certifications to finish within first 6 months of hire and just staying above water (it seems I...
    WynterSolstice WynterSolstice
    41-45, F
    1 Response Apr 21
    A lot of people liked this site. A lot of people even loved this site. I volunteered on this site. I signed on to be a volunteer and send out messages to new members welcoming...
    FriendlyBryan FriendlyBryan
    46-50, M
    Apr 21
    I'll probably won't be here to see it end but I have to say that I had a great time here, and made some short friendships along the way. everyone's stories and ideas are always...
    TheTofuMaster TheTofuMaster
    22-25, M
    Apr 21
    I'm 15 and live wth my grandmother and my little sister who is 13 years old and I hate it. My sister gets treated so differently. When i was my sisters age I never even had a phone...
    morgan247 morgan247
    16-17, F
    1 Response Apr 21
    I just returned today here in EP, and then I saw the notice, I didn't' expect this. Cause everybtime I feel bad and want to ask something, I post here EP isn't boring for me you...
    princessmjhane princessmjhane
    22-25, F
    Apr 20
    Because there's no point in keeping them blocked anymore because ep is going to block us from it soon.so I'm doing that before this site closes down.I loved every second being on...
    111rosy560 111rosy560
    13-15, F
    Apr 19
    Ep was a fun place to be,and now we are losing this precious site.I would like to thank ep a lot for helping me meet people,helping me to make friendships that meant a lot to me...
    111rosy560 111rosy560
    13-15, F
    1 Response Apr 19
    It"s a sad day to see a place that has brought so many together go. But its here, theirs so many friends that I made here from around the world to a few close by. I wish you the...
    AMOReSil AMOReSil
    36-40, F
    Apr 19
    All of a sudden we only have the last two days before this one closes... Yes, I came here to make friends. But did I really made some friends? No. "They" made friends with me...
    SparkofDecency SparkofDecency
    18-21, F
    4 Responses Apr 19
    Do I quit or toughen the **** up? I am a 22 year old college student. I got a job as a personal banker about a month ago. Before this, I worked as a cashier at a fast food place...
    harleyquinn16 harleyquinn16
    22-25, F
    3 Responses Apr 19
    I am an all around open minded person so if you need to talk, please message me. I am open about LGBT+ (I am demisexual and my partner is Trans), BDSM ( NOT 50 Shades of Grey, I am...
    CalicoWoolfe CalicoWoolfe
    26-30, F
    1 Response Apr 18
    I have a boyfriend who've I've been dating for the past 11 months. Lately I've been feeling trapped in the relationship. He keeps telling me that I'm the reason he's still alive...
    TechnicalDisaster TechnicalDisaster
    16-17, F
    5 Responses Apr 18
    You came into my life in EP purely by chance. I remember the morning well. Your princess was posting and I could not stop reading about the love she felt for this special man in...
    Lee124 Lee124
    41-45, F
    2 Responses Apr 18
    hey wats up peeps? I'm here if you need a ear.
    barczak420 barczak420
    41-45, F
    12 Responses Apr 18
    Hi is someone up for a chat?I really wanna make new friends here.even though they're closing. :( I just need some pals.
    amnotthattired amnotthattired
    26-30, F
    10 Responses Apr 18
    am new here can some wan welcome me
    Evaristus Evaristus
    26-30, M
    4 Responses Apr 18
    I left my job a month or two ago because I couldn't stand it anymore, I was so stressed and lost I didn't understand any more what I was doing, all people complaining about their...
    Memonster Memonster
    26-30
    Apr 18
    I do, but it's also hit or miss with me. Come to think of it, all comedy is hit or miss. The misses are so painful too. My ex-wife took me to a stand-up show in the beginning of...
    SkinnyDude84 SkinnyDude84
    31-35, M
    Apr 17
    I wish I could jump into one of my books and live in that world, I hate it here at this house.
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    3 Responses Apr 17
    As good as the likes of Cambridge & Oxford are, the Unis I'm interested in are outside my home of the UK. That's no coincidence. I came here from my birthplace of Australia at the...
    AsYetNameless AsYetNameless
    13-15, T
    Apr 17
    The amount of men who have contacted me on here supposedly interested in making me their new girlfriend is astonishing... How interested are you really when you don't even bother...
    CarverReturns CarverReturns
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Apr 17
    there's a ton of things I love about my country but I don't feel like home at all. I want to get out of here! I'm sick of judgemental people. if I were in Europe or USA I would...
    Bonatt Bonatt
    18-21, F
    Apr 16
    okay where to start where to start when I was about 25 years old I lost a whole bunch of weight I believe it was a hundred and eighty seven pounds made me feel really good about...
    sonnycapallero85 sonnycapallero85
    31-35, M
    Apr 15
    I just wanted to thank EP and everyone on this site! After moving a couple of thousand miles to take care of my 90 y.o. parents who were in bad health( who have since passed away...
    Golondrinas Golondrinas
    56-60, M
    Apr 14
    Everyday i wake up, get ready, go to work, come home, make dinner, clean up the house, and than go to bed and do it all over again in the morning. Im doing this all alone givin the...
    annon85 annon85
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Apr 14
    I am hanging in but am feeling really bad right now. I am paying dearly for what my family did to me. I am trying not to hate them. I am trying to forgive. I got turned down for a...
    321Peach 321Peach
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Apr 13
    EP closing has me thinking about this more lately. I've been here for over a year and I've met all kinds of people. I appreciate most of them, even some of the bad ones because I...
    thisisnotanexit thisisnotanexit
    26-30, F
    8 Responses Apr 13
    I'm coming to realize many years after being an adult just how abusive my childhood was and how it shaped me. There was physical abuse, emotional warfare, and serious neglect and...
    Spidergal99 Spidergal99
    46-50, F
    5 Responses Apr 13
    here looking to make new friends .. inbox me people who wanna be friends
    maddynewhere maddynewhere
    22-25, M
    2 Responses Apr 12
    I guess the hardest lesson to learn is not calculus. It's not how to show everyone around you that they are special. It's having faith in yourself. I know it's crazy. But you can't...
    WinterRose26 WinterRose26
    18-21, M
    Apr 11
    im gonna be right here online, with tears pouring down my face when the dreaded time comes...whose with me?????
    bobydob bobydob
    51-55, F
    1 Response Apr 11
    Internet in general is not the kindest place. EP is. I joined it many, many years ago when I was young physically and very young mentally, and in a difficult place. I'm glad I...
    FreeFallWall FreeFallWall
    22-25, M
    Apr 11
    I feel that even here people start passing their judgments based on your thoughts, apprehensions, feelings and questions you post here. Their behavior suddenly changes as if they...
    tomharryasia tomharryasia
    31-35, M
    1 Response Apr 10
    *I've. Yep. Started flooding private experiences here when I was 13. My EP life is so lively back then. EP literally became a part of my daily routine (before). I've met several...
    BittersweetRose BittersweetRose
    16-17, F
    1 Response Apr 10
    Does anyone still post on here? I was diagnosed almost four years ago and I still don't know much about it. My Husband and I are trying to have a baby and it's very difficult.
    jessymstephens jessymstephens
    22-25, F
    Apr 10
    And I feel awful about it. I've just been so busy with my drama production and it isn't fair to my friends. I need to come on here more often
    yaminomek yaminomek
    16-17, M
    1 Response Apr 10
    I'm empty, numb, aching. Lonely not a soul to talk too. I have no motivation to do anything. The past constantly replays in my head. Its so easy to let my emotions run, loose...
    pre125 pre125
    31-35, M
    2 Responses Apr 10
    I feel sad because I just joined and now this site is shutting down. So I hope all of you have a great life. To those I talked to remember my words. They come from my heart. To...
    Komorinokamen7 Komorinokamen7
    51-55, M
    Apr 10
    Ever since I was a little kid, I dreamed about not being human. Not even being like a super hero or saving lives, but the fact that I was different and that it was something I...
    Iamwhatswrongwithme Iamwhatswrongwithme
    18-21, M
    Apr 9
    I'm not here for sex, not because I don't like it, but because I know my limits and I like to behave on public media just like the rest of you, even when my male hormones rise, I...
    jouryhiyou jouryhiyou
    31-35, M
    Apr 9
    Simple really. One in five women over the age of fifty - menopause - lose their libido, and I happen to be in that one fifth. The hormones drop and there is simply no desire. One...
    hartfire hartfire
    56-60, F
    1 Response Apr 9
    1000th member of this group, yay! Yeah. I'm not here to date. I'm not here to flirt, especially with creepy older guys. So unless you're looking for advice or friendship, do not...
    cloudyjay cloudyjay
    16-17, F
    Apr 9
    Something told me to log on (my inner voice?) and I'm so disappointed to see this site is closing down. There have been times when this was the only socializing I had in my life...
    StormWatcher69 StormWatcher69
    46-50, M
    1 Response Apr 8
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