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I Do Not Let Others Influence My Choices

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    I'm sure most of us have been guilty in letting others here dictate our moods or how we feel about ourselves.. I soon learnt when I came here being over sensitive is a danger to...
    primnproper primnproper 46-50, F 4 Responses 6 days ago

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    You can repeatedly say the same sentence countless times "you are not alone" and to be quite specific the ones that fit this criteria are the ones that don't and will never...
    Angelanorexic Angelanorexic 18-21, F Jul 20

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    I always help my friends and never let them alone cause i know what it's like to feel alone and i always try my best at helping them with their problems like they always help me...
    elissahindoyan elissahindoyan 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 5

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    Anger, jealousy, fear, bitterness–these are the emotions that wrench the human heart. As a result, our relationships suffer. Our nights are sleepless. And we become unhappy...
    Paaqwesi Paaqwesi 31-35, M Jul 5

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    See I don't mind if you see at all, I actually like it ;)
    morninglory68 morninglory68 26-30, M Jul 5

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    Friday nights are metal nights, we all go to this bar, and get some throbbing ears! Yes, ears! The music is played LOUD! My standard dress is black. Black cotton boyshorts...
    Paca24 Paca24 18-21, F 5 Responses Jul 11

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    No matter what you are going through, there will be someone going through the same thing just hang in there!
    Wishingtobegone Wishingtobegone 13-15, F 1 day ago

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    I crave the deepest connections with others, yet I'm too afraid to let anyone in. I love to socialize, I love to make friends, and I have a boyfriend. But that true connection has...
    laurennhem laurennhem 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 1

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    I have struggled with depression and self harm for several years now. I always feel so alone but I know part of that is my fault, because no matter how hard I try I can never let...
    mmccarth mmccarth 18-21, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    Seriously, if you don't feel confident in yourself, you need to work on your self esteem. Nothing anyone else says can change your perception of yourself. Asking strangers to...
    HiddenAnger HiddenAnger 26-30, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    At this point I'm just use to it and don't care no more. It's whatever and just gonna focus on me and my life. Done letting others in for now.
    XFallingAngelX XFallingAngelX 16-17, F Jul 22

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    Love is a tricky thing. It varies in intensity and in the specificity of emotions. It is sometimes the most beautiful thing in the world and, at other times, it’s the most horrid...
    Oasisdawn3 Oasisdawn3 18-21, F Jul 22

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    Why?? I don't get it, I've been in and out of relationships since being young and leaving someone has never really effected me. I have the ability to be able to shut anyone out of...
    fatty44 fatty44 16-17, F 1 hr ago

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    When you wake up every day, you have two choices. You can either be positive or negative; an optimist or a pessimist. I choose to be an optimist. It's all a matter of perspective...
    lovingRIZA lovingRIZA 51-55, F Jul 3

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    I'm all about making good and wise decisions for my life. It takes thought and consideration of the future. It seems like everything is so fast paced and it can cause us to be...
    relating2u79 relating2u79 31-35, M Jul 8

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    hey all ! ... this is important and big. can i have a small time of yours, just little.. few minutes.. i sign up here around a year back to share my story with people and i did. i...
    heartless2 heartless2 22-25, M Jul 22

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    PLEASE READ! Non perverted, just for the sake of helping others. EP Link It would be really appreciated you could spear a few minutes looking at this post. It is probably one of...
    HighOnMisery HighOnMisery 13-15, F 2 Responses Jul 22

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    So I turned Christian about three months ago. Since then, I have been surprised at the opportunities that have come my way to help others. Here is the latest. My wife and I are...
    Dlgadlga Dlgadlga 51-55, M 4 Responses Jul 17

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    Imagine Jack Sparrow for moment. Yes, the fictional pirate! He's just a little bit bad, but mostly good, with a wicked sense of humor. He's drop dead sexy, incredibly witty, and...
    bonnefille bonnefille 31-35, F Jul 20

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    Need someone who will read my cover letter and tell me what to change. Will be very grateful. So people who love to help others I need your help so much .
    nataliawww nataliawww 26-30, F 8 Responses 2 days ago

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    I took a huge step last night, and it's something that i never thought i would be able to do. After holding on for so long, i finally let him go. I've proven to myself that i'm...
    Ally95xx Ally95xx 18-21, F 7 Responses Jul 1

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    *DIARY OF A YOUNG WIFE* *Monday:* Now home from honeymoon and settled in our new home. It's fun to cook for Tim. Today I made an angel food cake and the recipe said, "beat 12 eggs...
    lemongrass09 lemongrass09 46-50, F 3 Responses Jul 2

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    When i was 4 my aunt died of cancer, she was the first person i trusted, the only person in my family that actually believed in me. the rest of my family was absorbed with making...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Jul 3

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    I am so much more than I let on.... But people that were around me did not want to See that, they only wanted to see what they wanted, no one was interested in the real me..or...
    SassyBabe39 SassyBabe39 41-45, F Jul 14

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    To the beautiful woman, wherever you are. Its been months since we've talked. Since you decided you couldn't do this any longer. I completely understand your choice, however you...
    incognito21 incognito21 26-30, M Jul 17

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    I find it hard to let go of my mistakes, because I've tried to change before sometimes it worked others it didn't, when ever I failed it just reminded me of my past failures. But I...
    shaunrain shaunrain 16-17, M Jul 22

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    I never ever felt like the need to make fun of others to feel popular or to raise my self esteem. I used to be the one who been into a lot of making fun of. I knew it was cos they...
    Egyptianguy34 Egyptianguy34 31-35, M Jul 16

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    Why can’t I just be me? Do I have to always measure myself against what others will think of me? Sometimes I just think on things too much, I guess we all do. But why do I worry...
    MatildaEve MatildaEve 41-45, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I have so much to say, an insatiable wish to communicate, help others, feel like I'm interacting on a personal level, even with strangers! I just want to talk!
    MooMooKittyKat MooMooKittyKat 31-35, F Jul 6

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    Just viewed an amazing documentary, "I'm Fine, Thanks!" about people who were stuck in a rut of complacency, took a leap of faith, and pursued their lifelong goals and dreams. I...
    Dalmations Dalmations 41-45, F Jul 7

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    I feel different... Whoever you are, if your reading this, I'm sorry that it doesn't make sense but I come with an odd problem or ability of feeling different while losing the...
    flopet17 flopet17 18-21, M 1 Response Jul 7

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    Omg leave me the f alone. I haven't spoke to you in six months I moved on. Stop getting others to try and contact me. It's annoying.
    eekclips eekclips 26-30, F Jul 8

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    I have been told buy my mother that giving birth to me was way to hard she evan said that the others she had where not that hard they are my bothers. I have been in the deepest...
    BarnsHors67 BarnsHors67 36-40, F Jul 8

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    Character enlightenment is the path one takes to restore order and maintain equilibrium within ones soul, if ones soul is damaged the host will unknowingly act in a way that suits...
    MachiavellianIntelligence MachiavellianIntelligence 18-21, M Jul 8

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    I don't understand why we let our "friends" **** us over. Why do we put up with their **** when all you is put up with theirs. Is it worth it? The pain? The drama? I don't believe...
    Todayisadream Todayisadream 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 8

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    I like making people feel better, and letting them know they have someone to talk to about anything
    sourpatchkid578 sourpatchkid578 22-25, F 2 Responses Jul 9

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    Last year, I had the year from Hell - a lot of family deaths, including a parent, health issues, and confusion. Months before things started to get really bad, I met a guy online...
    ThePenIsMighty ThePenIsMighty 22-25, M 1 Response Jul 10

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    I must confess there was a time when I enjoyed making fun of others...so mean.It was pure act of creativity how I would analize stuff others worn or behaviours I found odd.It...
    4biandu 4biandu 26-30, F Jul 10

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    This ep is the place i share my misery and happiness but mostly i throw my **** here to let it out. I dont expect any to read. Writing my thoughts help me
    spongechannie spongechannie 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 12

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    i am here for you, let me help :)
    emptysoulz emptysoulz 13-15, F 8 Responses Jul 15

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    I would like to hear other people's favorite books to read. I'm interested in supernatural, romance and thrills! Let's hear them! (:
    Whatsername21 Whatsername21 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 16

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    Me and my bestie were doing trust exercises because he thinks that my lack in trust is keeping me from getting close to people . He said I'm so afraid that someone will hurt me...
    Alylovespuppies Alylovespuppies 16-17, F 3 Responses Jul 18

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    GOD has helped me, and continuing to be a better person. GOD has been my dad since the day I was born, when my father wasn’t there for me. GOD has been there when my mother...
    natashaxxs natashaxxs 31-35, F 7 Responses Jul 18

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    The story of the donkey (why you can never please everyone) There once was a man with a donkey. He had to go to the market with his son, so he put his son to ride on the donkey...
    urbanwanderer urbanwanderer 26-30, F 2 Responses Jul 18

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    Letting go of the impossible. I can only be me... :)
    Shoutittotheworld23 Shoutittotheworld23 26-30, M 1 Response Jul 18

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    I try to not let them know the real me. I mean I try and try to be their best friend. I feel like I have to change if someone doesn't like me.
    unspoken28 unspoken28 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 18

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    I must wait until I see you within the light of God before I can love you, hold you and know you truly as only God Himself could desire. I am not yet the lover I believe He has...