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I Didn't Know What I Had Til It Was Gone

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    I found this website by chance, I was looking for stories - for information. At the time I felt low and depressed - I was confused about everything in my life. I didn't know what...
    AmyKings AmyKings 16-17, T 2 days ago

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    It was a Tuesday, I think…maybe a Thursday I can’t remember. At the time, I was content with where I was in life. Single…healthy, happy, no debt, free to live life as I chose...
    1StateAway 1StateAway 36-40, M 4 Responses May 5

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    On a recent stay at a psychiatric hospital I met a girl when I fist saw her my mood shifted. The next day when she was alone I went and started to talk to her we became friends and...
    VictorM117 VictorM117 16-17, M 2 Responses Apr 30

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    I didn't mean to make her feel this way I wish she'd talk to me I think everything could've been ok idk what to do about it now
    ForeverDenyingIt ForeverDenyingIt 13-15, F May 17

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    how broken I am. Maybe it's just because it's that time of the month and my moods are a bit off but every guy that I've talked to online that has talked in a sexual way, or lied to...
    cheesecrackers99 cheesecrackers99 13-15, F 16 hrs ago

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    1. I drive FAST. 2. One of my passions is bar tending. 3. I love foxes. They're like half-dog and half-cat. 4. I'm just now starting to reverse some of the damage that I have from...
    DrumheadTrial DrumheadTrial 18-21, M May 3

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    The Silk Milk commercials - We get it that it's a marketing thing, but they aren't believable. The actors claim to not know what Silk Milk tastes like and that's why they don't...
    neverendingfairytale2 neverendingfairytale2 36-40, F May 14

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    I never know what to say no matter what the situation is, like the other day I was in the middle of my friends who were fighting with eachother and they asked me to say what I...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response a week ago

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    My grandmother has a best friend named Grace. Grace's grandkids and great grandkids came to Missouri all the way from the west coast in April 2014. Since my grandmother and Grace...
    shelbyrain20 shelbyrain20 18-21, F 1 Response May 20

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    I was first attracted to you I didn't know why, The smell of your skin of your clothes, They poisoned my mind, They made me go crazy over you. Over your smile, Over the way you...
    Francoise25 Francoise25 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 29

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    I divorced the father of my children 4 years ago. I've been in a new relationship for the last 10 months and am now becoming aware of how messed up I am. My ex husband was...
    RosieAD RosieAD 31-35, F 1 Response May 12

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    1.) He went out w/ friends, got drunk, didnt come home until the morning. (4-5 Months Ago) 2.) Asked me to pose as a former landlord. I refused & he told me to stop speaking to...
    Lisst Lisst 22-25, F 2 Responses May 3

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    The hurt began with you...I always liked to tell the story from the positive angle but the truth is ... I was shattered when we broke up...it appeared as if I took it so well...
    Toomuchsoul Toomuchsoul 31-35, F 1 Response May 10

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    Yeah, it's been a while since we were anything other than friends. It's been a long time since you looked at me the way I still look at nothing when I think of you. It's been a...
    MissAutumn MissAutumn 18-21, F May 18

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    I had just turned 19 and the man I was seeing was very sexual and I knew it and I was also quite a kinky girl but he didn't know it... I just never thought I'd meet a man like him...
    hiddennlove hiddennlove 18-21, F 4 Responses May 17

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    I have been in love with guy since I was fourteen years old. We have played in the same band since I met him and we would always talk and flirt. When I was seventeen he started...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Apr 30

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    I don't mean I could do everything I wanted.. I mean that about interpersonal relationships.. If I like someone, even if it's a stranger that just smiled at me, I would want...
    Sorrentina Sorrentina 41-45, F 5 Responses May 8

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    We met and texted all day everyday, we spoke on the phone every day, sometimes for hours. We connected A couple months later she stopped calling. When I called her it was always...
    ausofbounds ausofbounds 41-45, M May 7

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    How You Feel I don't understand why your constantly on my mind. You bring me hope into my life every time we talk. I try to stop looking for you, I don't know how you feel me about...
    Natashxxs Natashxxs 31-35, F 3 Responses May 8

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    My mother, sister, and me were outside playing cards against humanity my dogs were roaming around the backyard and we just heat a bunch of crunching leaves in the small wooded area...
    IntegraBlackwell IntegraBlackwell 18-21, F May 10

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    Someone said something about how a light bulb consumes more power when being turned on than while it remains on. Of course, being young at the time, I didn't know about how...
    KatieTreat KatieTreat 51-55, T 2 Responses May 12

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    I invented my own word when I was a kid. I used the made-up word "cautionate" because I didn't know the word "cautious" existed. I later felt dumb for never using the right word.
    medicinedreams medicinedreams 16-17, F May 12

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    Run to Youby Bryan AdamsShe says her love for me could never dieBut that'd change if she ever found out about you and IOh - but her love is coldIt wouldn't hurt her if she didn't...
    WildHearted WildHearted 41-45, M 2 Responses May 20

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    I loved a girl deeply and she didn't love me back, it was the worst pain I have ever felt. Worse than any other physical pain I have ever dealt with.
    Trustorie Trustorie 31-35, M 4 Responses May 13

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    Last night a guy said to me “You are very, very pretty” and i said “I know” and he said like “You KNOW?” and i said “You think you’re the first person to ever...
    RedHwaiting RedHwaiting 18-21, F 6 days ago

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    Honestly, I don't know if she loved me back because I never asked. I'm married and she was seeing other people too. She had warned me that if she got an offer for a steady...
    Rodgers1981 Rodgers1981 31-35, M 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    Someone asked me once if I ever considered suicide. If my memory is correct I think I immediately said no. I said if be more likely to lose it and kill someone else before I'd kill...
    Halestone Halestone 22-25, F May 17

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    I need to get this off my chest, and since I can't say this to him I will here... Am I a terrible person? This is what I keep asking myself as the thoughts in my mind twist and...
    LonelySnake LonelySnake 18-21, F 4 Responses May 11

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    I have never felt reciprocated love. I don't mean like the friends and family package deal that everybody gets, I mean romantically. It's not from a lack of trying, but as I look...
    monkey0506 monkey0506 26-30, M 1 Response May 9

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    When I was younger, I made my first best friend. He was someone I'd known my entire life because his family and my family knew each other. I was at his house all the time growing...
    L48O1516S2342T L48O1516S2342T 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 28

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    I sat deep in my chair awaiting for class to finally start, thinking how i wanted this day to come to an end. I never particularly liked school, nor did I hate it. (Though the work...
    Cooper802 Cooper802 18-21, M Apr 30

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    So here is my story. It isn't easy to share because I am not only heart broken but also the source of heartbreak and I feel like a victim and like perpetrator at the same time. I...
    pickingdaisiesnow pickingdaisiesnow 31-35, F 1 Response May 10

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    I know I should've, but I didn't. I fornicated because I thought I was helping at least two of the three people I had sex with, and wasn't aware that it was sex. The other person...
    AaronForever91 AaronForever91 22-25, M May 7

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    I don't know how I'm supposed to go on. Knowing that there's always going to be that part of me that is completely, madly in love with someone who didn't even care enough about me...
    antihero98 antihero98 16-17, F 3 Responses May 8

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    During my life I created this character so I could survive out there in the real world. I used to be strong, helpful, sympathetic, loved, cool and whatever makes you wanna be...
    creatingawildparadise creatingawildparadise 18-21, M 1 Response May 11

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    He said he loved me but what he really meant was he didn't want to be alone. He didn't love me, because you don't lack compassion for the love of your life. He didn't love me...
    Sunshine9001 Sunshine9001 51-55, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I had fallen in love with my former Spanish II BACT Prep teacher two years ago. My friend had even warned me of it,but I hadn't listened to him thinking that nothing was going to...
    Jada1995 Jada1995 18-21, F May 6

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    I actually think that's my new thing. Infatuations with people who can't love me. A new form of self-destruction, if you will. But he...he was the kicker. It was on and off for...
    borderlineeverything borderlineeverything 16-17, F 1 Response May 12

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    I was 13, and it makes me feel so guilty and awful. When I think of my husband I hope and pray that he hasn't been doing things with other girls. Thoughts run in my head of fear...
    alps1416 alps1416 13-15, F 5 Responses May 16

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    Ok so my sister really wanted to get with a guy with a lip piercing, one day I was going through ask fm and I saw the picture of a guy with a lip piercing and showed my sister, my...
    Babygirl3799 Babygirl3799 16-17, F 6 days ago

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    "And its automatically you? You really do think you're better than we are......But we don't know. We don't know if you're actually better. I mean, you came into the world with...