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I Don't Know What to Do

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    I little while back I friended a guy named

    "hughgo" he seemed nice. We only talked on several occasions. Several nights back we were chatting, and I was discussing about my personal relationship with my husband. Those of you who are close to me, know what I am referring to. Apparently this did not sit well with him...
    heysho heysho 36-40, F 30 Responses Apr 8, 2014

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    Money is gone. I have $200 in my account.

    I've sent hundreds of resumes. I have 2 interviews next week. In the meantime, I need to pay rent, utilities, car insurance, gas, some groceries. If I get the job next week I still won't be paid until next payday and it won't be enough to pay this month's rent and next month...
    absolom absolom 41-45 5 Responses May 7

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    With my life! I want to be a teacher

    so badly, I didn't pass the Math part of the Praxis and I have to re due my interview I suck at life :(
    SeanaO SeanaO 18-21, F 7 Responses Nov 17, 2014

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    I don't know what's real anymore.

    I don't know what I feel and if what I think I do feel is real. I don't know who I am anymore. And I don't remember who I was. I feel so lost.
    Punk1n Punk1n 31-35, F 3 Responses Mar 2, 2014

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    This summer I'm going to be able to get into my

    savings. I'm angry at myself for not finishing high school. I'm angry at myself for making excuses, because now I have to deal with those consequences. I have to put off moving on with my life to stay home another year to graduate. I mean, I could go ahead and move up to...
    TheRisingPhoenix TheRisingPhoenix 16-17, F May 14

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    I'm trying to be nice to

    so many people and make new friends. I'm trying to be more positive and have fun, but it just feels like no matter what I do, I'm getting more and more depressed.
    Marcus010 Marcus010 18-21, M 2 Responses Feb 9

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    He did it again last night.

    I wasn't expecting him to, I really wasn't. I thought, I hoped, that it was only a one off. That he'd maybe just go back to the hitting, the physical and verbal abuse. I didn't want him to do it again. I've lost my virginity at 15 years old. Had s*x twice. Both nonconsensual...
    FabulousUnicorn15 FabulousUnicorn15 13-15, F 6 Responses Apr 18

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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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    i dont know, i just dont want to do anything.

    ... :'( ...no matter what i do, nothing seems to help.... :'( ...feel like curling up in a little ball....ever since court with son today.....i also went to other children's school and program this afternoon....i just cant stop this feeling.....helplessness...despair....PLEASE...
    turnpike1971 turnpike1971 41-45, M 3 Responses Dec 18, 2014

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    I mean, we see each other pretty much everyday

    because we're both studying the same thing at the same college and when I'm at home we talk through snapchat. He's a bit older because he changed his career choice so he's going on 20 this year, and our friends always tease him about it because most us are 18-19 (me being the...
    breathinghurts breathinghurts 16-17, F May 15

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    Resume

    Whilst I’m sat here on my shelfPlease allow me to introduce myself.I’m Feeble People,Passing myself over.I am my Job.Not my Dream. So, Hi There, Label on a Lariat here, a manager of people;Certified, salaried, passionate, therefore fascinating.I’ll be calm under pressure...
    CrookedMan CrookedMan 46-50 1 Response May 29, 2012

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    So my ex is talking to me again.

    He's talking about being friends with benefits. I'm thinking this will just hurt me even more. But at the same time I'm thinking, what if he still loves me and this is his way of still being able to be with me. Maybe he'll realize how much he still loves me and he'll want to be...
    EmilyPouliot EmilyPouliot 22-25, F 60 Responses Jan 29

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    AbsssMullenxo AbsssMullenxo 26-30, F 3 Responses Jun 17, 2014

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    One of my friends confided in me

    that there are sexual assault charges against him. I don't know what to do. He doesn't know about my own personal experience with a mutual friend of ours. How can I help him when I'm still not sure how to cope with what happened to me. He was blacked out and remembers nothing...
    freelily freelily 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 17

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    my am I freaking out?

    )': my sister didn't even say something that mean. I almost started crying.... why am I always like this?
    SpideyAlyx SpideyAlyx 13-15, M 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    BrutallyHonest13 BrutallyHonest13 22-25, F 1 Response May 8

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    Our house is a mess, i admit it

    but please keep reading.Today my grandma came by and saw our house though it is not really our house because she owns it. But she saw the house and freaked out. And I know this is our own fault but the amount of stress we are all under is unhealthy and we need to leave but we...
    Starsminecart Starsminecart 13-15, F May 15

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    I want to text my two friends

    but I text and we talk constantly but I feel like I'm become-ing obsessed to talking to them and I don't want to bother them but it's so hard not to text them . 😭
    rosedimond99 rosedimond99 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 26

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    I've been with my boyfriend

    for a year now but I did something and betrayed him and I ****** up badly. I haven't been honest with him lately and it has really hurt him. I love him a lot but know we've broken up. We've decided that we'll both just keep going with our live and still keep each other in our...
    laxlife laxlife 18-21, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    hahahahaha.... this MAY will be my dad's

    birthday and at the same time its mother's day! and now, i'm stuck on what should i give to them on their special occasions... suggestion please! :) thanks! :)
    redfoxylady18 redfoxylady18 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 16

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    Lately I have been feeling pretty down.

    I don't feel motivated to do anything, I don't put any effort into things that need to be done. I can't focus... I start doing whatever the hell I need to do and I end up staring at 3 lizards chilling on my rooftop for 2 hours. I feel slightly lonely yet I don't wish to talk...
    Gelezinis Gelezinis 70+ Apr 12

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    Well I am just tired of this situation.

    There is good times but most of the time its just hard to deal with. I do not know what have i done to be treated like this and i truly hate being somebody's punching bag.
    nofuturenopast nofuturenopast 26-30, M May 12

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    So here's my story. Im 28

    and I've had 4 serious relationships. The first went to war and met someone. The second we were together for 4 years engaged then one day he came home and said he thinks he never really loved me. The third basically the same thing. He said he never loved me. The fourth and the...
    SheWasJaded SheWasJaded 26-30, F 10 Responses May 26, 2014

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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 she made my stay there bearable. However I didn't have the courage to ask for her number, email, ect. I don't know where I even got the courage...
    VictorM117 VictorM117 16-17, M 2 Responses Apr 30

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    Uhh I don't know where we stand,

    wether we are or aren't. I'm lost cause there's no logic to whats going on. She says all these things, I try and try to comfort her but she shoots me down. I love her and she loves me but then turns around and acts like im a douche. I'm confused.
    NomadAngel117 NomadAngel117 18-21, M 1 Response May 11

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    Crying Is A Crutch

    Whenever I got yelled at as a child and teen I used to cry. I couldn't help it I can't sit there and get yelled at and act like I'm made of stone. I was told over and over again that crying is a crutch and it gets you know where. Now I just sit there and keep it all in and just...
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses Jul 10, 2012

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    I never thought my mind would wander back into

    these dark thoughts again but they have. I do the same things everyday and nothing changes. Sure, I have a little over a month of school left until I graduate but then after high school, I'm on my own and to be honest, I'm kind of scared of "the real world." I don't know what to...
    TheNumberEleven TheNumberEleven 16-17, M 2 Responses May 8

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    My dad slapped my sister

    so hard that she almost went to the ground... She didn't want my mother or me to do anything. My mom also didn't want me getting angry because he would just get angry even more. So what does she want me to do forget that it happened? She even tried to justify him... I eventually...
    Runaway1995 Runaway1995 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 19

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    my mom treats me like ****,

    she's hurt me physically and emotionally. recently we went to go get a phone and she lied to me, she got in my face and spit on me. She treats my older brother completely different, to her he's an angel, but when something happens with me she yells at me, screams in my face...
    2anxious 2anxious 13-15, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    My roommate and I got ourselves a dog Cassie

    with a plan to share the costs and time (so the dog spends less time alone and only one of us stays with her on weekends while the other goes home). Gradually Cassie started to like her more than me. She obeys her more and even without a leash, spends most of the time on her...
    Aragornie Aragornie 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 24

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    Lonley Little Loser

    Im not usually the kind of person that can run around spilling their guts to people... but right now i dont think i have a choice... and since i have no friends and no family that i can talk to about all of this... i have turned to you... the World Wide Web. I am prepared for 99...
    lonleyloser lonleyloser 22-25, F 7 Responses Aug 13, 2012

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    I'm having a blank mind,

    I don't know if I should be happy/ sad/ angry/ annoyed etc... I'm unable to think properly. Do you feel like that too?
    exhuberantviolet exhuberantviolet 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 17, 2014

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    I am bord and I would like someone to randomly

    message me something and start a conversation. I am interested in your sexuality, I just want to talk.
    sashakimi4 sashakimi4 16-17, F 4 Responses Jun 11, 2014

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    Hey! I'm new here at EP

    and I really need someone to talk to, good advice, experiences and such.. I don't know what to do! My boyfriend did do drugs and tried to take his own life by an overdoze on morphine (dolcontine). He has been doing drugs for the last two years, but every day for the past 8th or...
    lilcarey lilcarey 22-25, F 3 Responses Mar 27, 2014

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    A girl I like is moving to Germany on a "junior

    ambassidor" scholarship. Almost once a year we re-find each other and just start blabing to each other about our lives. I want to ask her out on a date but the problem is three things; 1. She likes my best friend 2.She is moving to Germany 3. My best friend likes her.
    QwartLane QwartLane 16-17, M Apr 22

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    After spending the last 6 years getting ready

    for college, I may stand a chance at improving my life. I have made it into UW, Whitman, and Washington and Lee University, and had my heart set on the latter from day one. However, my entire family rejects my love for the college. They say that I am too stupid to live...
    Tucker66 Tucker66 16-17 1 Response Apr 26

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    . There's so many things I could do,

    or that I want to do, but they feel so far away, like they'll never happen.
    LDot LDot 22-25 Apr 29

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    I feel like my goals are

    so far away even though I keep on striving...
    kushhqueen kushhqueen 18-21, F 6 days ago

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    I just don't know what to do.

    I feel like I have nothing. I feel like I have all the energy in the world but no idea what to do with it. It's like my head is spinning and I can't stop it. I'm going insane. I can't connect with people anymore, I want to but I just can't muster the willpower to do it...
    canudos canudos 22-25, M 3 Responses Mar 14, 2014

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    The Letter I May Never Send..

    This letter is for you, the guy who managed to make me fall so deep in love with him and then rip my heart in half. What gives you the right.. to pick me up and chuck me whenever you feel like it? What gives you the right to fool my heart over and over again for your sad twisted...
    BeingSara BeingSara 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 3, 2012

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    I feel like high school is a total waste of

    time. I was going to drop out and start college so in the next year I'd already be in uni, but then I got few people who persuaded me not to. Now I feel like I'm stuck because I don't believe I'm learning anything of use. But sometimes I also feel like I'm just complaining!
    Lostied Lostied 18-21, F 4 Responses Dec 4, 2013

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    I am currently 17 (male) years old attending my

    final term of high school before I'm off to college here in Canada. My mother was diagnosed with MS a year or so I was born. Her MS progressed as I aged and by the time I was 9 she had moved out to live in a nursing home. We simply couldn't take care of her at home anymore. I...
    TheChosenOne2981 TheChosenOne2981 18-21, M 2 Responses Feb 26, 2014

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    I always think being dead would just be better.

    but i can't do it. I can't leave behind the family and the friends but I'm not getting any better. I take stupid pills that "work"? i have depression. i can't take it anymore the fights with my parents and my boyfriend and being told I'm going no where in life by my own mother i...
    kindaalwayssad kindaalwayssad 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 20

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    I dont know how to start my life

    now that i have nothing.
    andrenah andrenah 36-40, F 7 Responses Apr 24, 2014

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    Hi reader ^^ Here's the issue I'm facing: I am

    currently at my dads place to get some time away from the chaos where I live with just having moved and my breakup turning sour all of a sudden. My sister is taking Dad and his girlfriend out to dinner and offered me to join as well. My dad is fully aware of me wanting to...
    Lydia93 Lydia93 18-21, T 2 Responses Oct 18, 2014

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    To wait till you start missing me

    or to tell you how badly I miss you. I am literally torn between these two. I want to talk to you so bad, tell you how much you mean to me, but I'm really scared to push you away. And then again, what I am most scared of is that you will never tell me you miss me if I remain...
    sproetje sproetje 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 4, 2014

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