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I Don't Know What to Do

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    I feel myself slowly giving up

    and breaking under all the pressure and stress. I keep thinking, just one little cut no one will know. But I promised my brothers I promised my sister I promised my Koda bear that I wouldn't go back. But sometimes I just can't take it, and I want to go back. I keep thinking I...
    SlimsB SlimsB 16-17, F 1 Response Sep 3

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    Motionless

    I don't know what to do when people cry, and not type of crying that is brought upon because of a movie, a book, or saying goodbyes to family which lives a great distance away. Im talking about the type of crying that breaks your own defences, it touches you beyond your physical...
    ObviousAnya ObviousAnya 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 27, 2013

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    I want to do whatever makes me happy,

    I want let out the free spirit I have in my mind. I wanted to be a nurse, but I noticed how complicated it is getting into nursing schools in this state (I don't want to leave home) & I feel stuck because I've been listening to what my family expects. I don't even know where...
    EbbsBreaux EbbsBreaux 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 25

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    Two summers ago I moved in with my one of my

    older sisters. Ever since I moved in with her I have been watching her child for her while she worked. For the longest time I wasn't able to get a job because it would interfere with her doing whatever she wanted when she wanted. Basically I was the built in babysitter. My...
    MsHesitationsx3 MsHesitationsx3 18-21, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Okay so my ldr boyfriend

    and I have been going strong for 4 months now, we contact each other everyday and our relationship is thee best. Recently I've been the one that has to text him first all the time and yesterday I decided I'd wait for him to text me but he still hasn't... Another thing, on...
    lucywats lucywats 16-17 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    AbsssMullenxo AbsssMullenxo 26-30, F 3 Responses Jun 17

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    Help!!!!!

    I like this guy but all he talks about is sex and that's not what I want to talk about.. and I have a boyfriend so I can't really talk to him like that.. he also has a girlfriend.. I kinda just want him to back off
    orlandosgurl orlandosgurl 13-15, F Sep 8, 2013

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    I love a girl who loves me too bt she happens

    to be following another religion. This reduces the chances of us being together. I want to marry her. The problem doesn't end here I am critically ill and have just couple more years. I love her a lot and would do anything to be with her.
    prajaya123 prajaya123 18-21, M Aug 15

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    Why Is It So Hard To Love?

    I am lonely. Really, very lonely. I never told this to anyone, nobody would understand. I met him one beautiful day and I thought how lucky I was. But I was wrong. It was 2 years ago and I still love him like it was yesterday. He thinks we are just friends. He chosed another...
    Reita Reita 16-17 4 Responses Sep 10, 2010

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    So I'm need of getting a loan

    for the first time and i don't know **** about it sorry for language I'm just little frustrated with people ... Has anyone every heard of having to take a prepaid card from money gram in order to receive a loan
    ha33y2bm1 ha33y2bm1 22-25, F Sep 6

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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 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

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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

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    It happened to me yesterday

    and I still don't know what to think about it. There already is someone I already love (we're not in a relationship though, I wrote about it in my previous story). However, there's this friend of mine, we've known each other for three years. We are really close, he knows what...
    GlowingHeart GlowingHeart 18-21, F Aug 24

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    So, there's this guy.

    He's everything I have ever dreamed about, despite the fact that he's nothing at all like the boys that most girls my age are into. He's funny, kind, sweet. He is a strong advocate for peace, justice, animal rights and everything I believe in. He's an artist, a musician, a...
    LeavesOfSunshine LeavesOfSunshine 13-15, F Aug 19

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    Since i am not too techie,

    i am not aware on how social networking works... I don't have the latest cellphone to communicate online... and that i think is one of the main reason why my Ex-gf leave me, (she found new one online by chatting)... and maybe the reason why it is hard for me now to find my new...
    Lyra1001 Lyra1001 26-30, F Aug 25

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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 13-15, F 5 Responses Jun 11

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    My Life Is At A Dead End

    And I don't know what to do. My husband only married me because he felt kinda sorry for me and because I'm a good person, he wanted to give me a better chance in life. As such, he doesn't want to spend any time with me because he thinks right now he should be single. I love him...
    aliceslade aliceslade 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 4, 2010

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    marissabrun803 marissabrun803 13-15, F 2 Responses Aug 29

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    I wish I had someone to hang out with tonight.

    I feel like being social. But I don't know if I feel like going to a high school football game. It's kind if cold, I'd be going by myself, & the team really sucks. But I know a lot of people in the community & might get to talk to some people. Plus I love football. Another...
    saundra04 saundra04 26-30, F Sep 12

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    I have a male friend

    that I have been very close to since middle school. We're the best of friends, and I tell him more things than I've ever told even my closest female friends. I'd never thought of him in a romantic way before, and honestly based on physical and some mental traits I've known...
    Eliste Eliste 16-17, F 3 Responses Feb 11

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    Okay here it goes , you guys might not have any

    solution for this ! But I tent to create characters in my mind , I will name them and than ill act like they are real and talk to them , i even act out a situation that im having with this Character to me I think this is very normal I've been doing it since I was 9 I'm 16 now :P...
    Strange143 Strange143 16-17, F 2 Responses Aug 18

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    My dad got remarried a few months ago with the

    whole ceremony, to an awful goldigging woman. The worst part is, he didn't tell me or my brother, let alone invite us. I found out when an old childhood/family friend asked me if I knew. I never had a decent relationship with my dad. He was abusive and controlling and I was...
    jekkob jekkob 18-21, M 2 Responses Jun 13

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    she was so perfect.. everything was amazing!

    the way she made me feel was unreal, like when I held her the world stood still. I have had bad relationships in the past so I am very concealed and don't let people in because I fear I will get hurt again.. Last night I decided to put my trust in her which is hard for me. the...
    josh8565 josh8565 22-25 2 Responses Sep 3

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    I met a guy. He just got out of a 7 year

    relationship. She moved out & he was looking for a place. She decided she wanted to stay and signed a one year lease with just her name on it and moved all of her things back in. He started looking for a hotel for himself and his dog. I told him to stay with me until he gets his...
    dammitjanit dammitjanit 26-30, F 3 Responses Mar 18

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    ...When my urge to talk to him becomes

    unbearable. I love him so dearly, but I bet he still has his girlfriend, so I can't bother him all the time... It hurts because I really love him with everything I've got. Trust me on this one, ok? You might say, "You're only 16-17, you don't know what love is," but I know...
    WinterIncandescence WinterIncandescence 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 28

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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 16-17, M 2 Responses Feb 26

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    My ex and I have 2 teenage boys.

    He has problems and has done alot of things for which my kids are resentful. I recently found out he is terminally ill. The kids now know too and still don't want to see or talk to him. While I completely understand my kids position, I don't want them to have regrets later...
    jerseygrl1103 jerseygrl1103 46-50, F 5 Responses Aug 17

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    I've decided I'm bi & I have been talking to

    this girl she's like one of my best friends & I told her last week & she stayed at myn & we were holding hands & like hugging & spooning & I've fallen for her more its the first girl I've ever liked but she says she likes someone else a bit & I dunno how she feels about me I'm...
    iwillbegonesoon iwillbegonesoon 16-17, F Aug 21

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    Ever since this girl first walked into our

    school for the first time, I couldn't take my eyes off her, and I know I probably wasn't the only one gazing at her beauty. Through my mind I was thinking "you know what, I'm gonna try to talk to her, I need to man up, I need to know how to talk to a girl and here's my first...
    elugo123456789 elugo123456789 18-21, M 4 Responses Apr 8

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    I'm quite upset with my boyfriend right now.

    I wont discuss why with him because im not sure why myself. ive gone through and thought about it, and here's what ive come up with: i think im upset because im very into stressing that we're a team and we work together and we help each other. some things have been bothering him...
    WellUh WellUh 16-17, F 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    I see these popular stories on EP,

    and most of them aren't too serious of an experience. I write stories and I see other great ones and they get very underrated attention. But when I see an eleven word story with 60 responses, I can't really comprehend what people like to read or see smh.
    RainbowAdventurer12 RainbowAdventurer12 22-25, M 2 Responses Sep 9

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    What Should I Do?

    There's this new guy on my school, he's gay too. i have a crush on him.. I really want to talk to him but: 1) his friends are really popular, scary and mean 2) he's two years older, and here' on my school we only talk to people of the same age. So It's weird if I would go ane...
    Glacidee Glacidee 13-15, M 3 Responses Jan 20, 2013

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    sometimes I don't know

    whether to love you or hate you. God. damn.
    Risingabovetheashes Risingabovetheashes 70+, F Sep 11

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    I'm 20 years old. I finish high school in

    December/2010 and back then I was really confused about career choices. I tried fashion, kinda liked it but not really. Then I thought I should try industrial design, as I'm creative and artistic, but ended up choosing architecture and urbanism. I'm on my 4th semester now and I...
    carolbarth carolbarth 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 2

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    The Biggest Lie I Continuously Tell Myself

    On most days, I know perfectly well what I need to do.  Sometimes, I wish very much that I did not know.  In a way, I long for the time when I did not know, and it did not matter if I knew or not, because someone would always be there to help bail me out if things went...
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses Apr 3, 2008

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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

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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 feel like lately I've been unlucky in love.

    Over and over again I get played by guys I've trusted and now I'm in a relationship that I thought was with a good guy because we've been friends forever but he's treating me like crap now that we're dating. It's barely been a month and I feel like the whole world decided to...
    alexmarie214 alexmarie214 18-21, F 2 Responses May 24

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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

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    So I've been in my relationship

    for over a year now and things are getting rocky. It started out amazing but now that I look at it more and more I feel like it was only because I've never been in a serious relationship prior. It feels as though my love for him has faded dramatically. It's like I want some...
    wilfred13 wilfred13 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 31

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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 11 Responses May 26

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    I have two paths to choose from.

    ..Both are easy and difficult in their own way. Stay where I am, in a place I hate, working 100 hours weekly but it's stable and has a promising future which is considered the best of what's available here. Or just give up on what I have here and my family and friends and seek...
    elpsy elpsy 26-30, M Sep 3

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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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    30 years old and I never took things seriously,

    all I want/ed is a life of success doing what I love doing. I wish I could go back and try to retrace when and where this period of unhappiness started, but what's done, its done, the past can not be changed. Often I found my self emerged in daydreams of success or waking up...
    duplexoutlet duplexoutlet 26-30, M 1 Response Jul 7

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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 28 Responses Apr 8

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    My dad keeps telling me I'm living my life

    wrong. He thinks there is something wrong with me. I know I'm antisocial, but that's because I'm not allowed to go outside with one of my parents babysitting me. When i do talk to my friends they want to know what we were talking about. If they hear any part of what we say they...
    magicalunicornninja magicalunicornninja 13-15, F 3 Responses Jul 14

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    So after I confronted my boyfriend about me

    finding out he has cheated on me i ended everything I was going to move in with him as I was going to transfer In two months time. Anyways I paid for my part of the bills and today I went and stopped everything. On Monday I'm planning to give his house keys back and tell him...
    shums shums 18-21, F 3 Responses a week ago

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    I meet this girl, last summer.

    Friend of some friends with whom i went out last summer. We barely talked when we went out with our common friends until some months ago when we meet (again through common friends) and after a while, out of boredom (i think), we started talking on Facebook. One day, out of the...
    alecsadler alecsadler 22-25, M Sep 8

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    Don't know if it's from past heartbreaks

    or me just getting old, but I think I got boring. Found a lovely young man who adores me and here I go with let's wait a bit before we have sex, let's test for HIV and everything else under the sun, what if we aren't sexually compatible, and what if we don't get married. Is...
    ibutterfly75 ibutterfly75 36-40, F 1 Response Sep 4

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    Me and my friend got in a huge fight with our

    two guy friends. It started because they were saying horrible nasty things about us, and we told the one that was saying the majority of the things that we didn't want to be friends anymore. That made the other friend angry, because he said we should have just accepted his...
    loveandstuff8 loveandstuff8 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 20

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    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 when I told my boyfriend I no something

    happened between him and this girl he denied it and when I said I saw messages he said it was all joke but them messages were not a joke at all! So I ended our relationship and now I miss him so much! All I think about is the good times we have had and for some reason I feel...
    shums shums 18-21, F 1 day ago

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