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I Don't Look Like What I've Been Through

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    I Wish, I Wish, With All My Heart

    Sometimes I wish I was the complete opposite of who I am.. I wish I could go back in time and do everything different. I wish that I was more motivated I wish that I never had to go through emotional pain I wish depression didn't exist I wish I could stop feeling sorry for myself...
    Hoping4peace Hoping4peace 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 28, 2013

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    "Some people don't know you're limited Because

    you've made it good with that crutch , you hop good on one leg. So good that other people don't even know that you go home and nurse a wound that they don't even see." Sermon- Bishop T. D. Jakes We all face OPPOSITION. But know that it's not the end. It's Just an OPPORTUNITY...
    cbeneath cbeneath 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 20, 2014

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    I've been told a couple times

    that I don't look like the type of person that does the things that I do If you saw me would you ever guess I was molessted as a little girl? That I spent half of my life believing lies I was being fed to mask the disappointing truth? That at the age of 10 I began to show...
    sadvibes sadvibes 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 30, 2014

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    I like to make what I've been through brief. Cancer and the death of two young nephews. And I don't like talking about either of those.
    DML2451 DML2451 22-25, M 1 Response May 8

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    Your Scars Aren’t You Struggles are just part of growing up. They’re part of living. Everyone has them, whether it’s physical, emotional, financial, family or relationship...
    kiarrafire kiarrafire 18-21, F 1 Response May 7

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    Suffering in Silence I’m the girl everyone envies-smart, pretty, financially stable, American. I have the “good life.” Like any other “suburban brat,” I annoy people...
    kiarrafire kiarrafire 18-21, F 3 Responses May 7

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    Through the good and the bad we become well rounded individuals. Don't always view every negative as a negative but as ana compliance by when you make it through. All our...
    ForTheFallen ForTheFallen 22-25, M 1 Response May 22

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    I don't know if I'm a better person since I'm judging from my point of view so I'm not totally objective about this. But yeah, after years of having to deal with ******** who...
    ChubbyFox ChubbyFox 18-21, M May 7

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    People think they know me just because they have seen me. Just because they have been with me for quite a period of time. What they do not know is, they don't. Yes, they may have...
    icecoldzt icecoldzt 26-30 5 Responses 1 day ago

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    Why is it that my boyfriend who child I am now 7 months pregnant with is lashing out at me? His mother passed away 2 weeks ago today. I went with him to the funeral in which he...
    Mfudgie Mfudgie 31-35, F 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    I remember my middle school years when I had the worst anger issues. I snapped on people. I hated when people bullied me and I always wanted to fight back. It took one person to...
    deelakii11 deelakii11 18-21, F 6 hrs ago

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    I want to tell her I can't anymore. Him that I wished he would've turned out the way I've been waiting for and hoped for. Them that I'll never be and won't trey to fit in. Her that...
    BreeBark BreeBark 16-17, F 1 day ago

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    Do you ever find yourself wanting to do it all? Or having so many interests that choosing which one to favour often leaves you wasting more and more time? Part of me always feels...
    sweet7sephora sweet7sephora 26-30, F 5 Responses 4 days ago

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    My time in college has been quite the journey. I experienced domestic violence, divorce, losing everything I owned, losing and having to re find the relationship I have with my...
    JaclynAisling87 JaclynAisling87 26-30, F 10 Responses 1 day ago

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    To anyone struggling with depression and especially you men out there. I am here to encourage you to never give up. It has now been seven years since I was in the fight of my life...
    Mac7777 Mac7777 46-50, M 10 Responses May 13

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    I recently had sexual intercourse with someone i thought was a close friend. We've been friends for almost three years. After we had sex, he started acting differently, started...
    classykitty classykitty 16-17, F 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    I've kept quiet for so long, that its hard to say anything. I find it hard to express ANYTHING without music... I can't even cry anymore when it is appropriate or in front of...
    SurpriseMeToday SurpriseMeToday 18-21, F 1 Response 14 hrs ago

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    I've been told by my friends that I still look like I'm 12 at times. Nothing wrong with a little youth.
    GrannyPantsYep GrannyPantsYep 18-21, F 1 Response May 15

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    People are often surprised when I share my age...I've been told I look 10years younger than I am. The thing is I stay active to keep myself young. my body is young, but my heart...
    fitmom808 fitmom808 41-45, F 12 Responses May 15

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    Who Am I? Hi, I’m Thomas McDonald… well, I used to be. A few weeks ago my mom called me into her bedroom, she had something to tell me. When I walked in, I saw two things; a...
    L1TTL3MY5T3RY L1TTL3MY5T3RY 18-21, M 10 Responses May 23

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    A thousand times I needed you A thousand times I’ve cried If love alone could have saved you You never would have died A heart of gold stopped beating Two twinkling eyes closed...
    Mcinacann Mcinacann 41-45, F 1 Response May 11

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    The only moments when I've actually felt girly have been when I have to go, or I'm invited to go somewhere dressing formally. Today, for example. Those who had been awarded...
    Sil833 Sil833 18-21, F May 18

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    Seriously... some people have kids just because "everyone does"... then after they have kids, they're busy socializing, instagraming, facebooking, and showing off their kids but...
    autotonsorialist autotonsorialist 41-45, F 1 Response May 11

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    I've had some real issues and I've foooked up badly at times, hurt people, betrayed friends, been a real 5h1t to them, I'm dangerous to be around. You've been warned.
    Giab88 Giab88 22-25, F 1 Response May 11

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    I turned 18 in February...even before that, I have ALWAYS been mistaken for someone older. When I was younger (say, 7-10ish?) people always thought I looked 13-14. Then it's like...
    sunatdawn214 sunatdawn214 18-21, F May 16

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    I'm 19, I was raised to respect and obey my parents as long as I lived under their roof, so that's what I am doing. Being forced to go to church (Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's...
    behavedmisfit behavedmisfit 18-21, F 10 Responses May 20

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    We've been married for fewer than 5 years and don't sleep in the same bed nor share the same blanket. He is always downstairs watching TV all day and night. Today his elderly...
    jennytressler jennytressler 41-45 1 Response May 3

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    Often times i speak about things to others and eventually they start jugdeing well here is something for you: Don't assume you understand what my experiences have taught me and don...
    DriftingLeaf DriftingLeaf 18-21 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    All through high school I never got carded, now, every single time. I guess this is a good thing. Black don't crack hunni. =)
    DancesWithUnicorns DancesWithUnicorns 22-25, F 6 days ago

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    I've tried alcohol when I was younger, but never liked the taste. I've never done drugs, nor do I plan to. My parents would kill me. My dad used to do drugs before I was born, so...
    AgentSean AgentSean 18-21, M May 16

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    When i turned eighteen my step Dad had the nerve to ask me to show him my breast. (read my first post itll make sense) I knew he hadnt changed. you tell me you're a Christian. that...
    mar0436 mar0436 22-25, F 4 Responses a week ago

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    that's my doing. i just don't think it's fair to others if i take them down with me. you gotta trust people to be able to cope with secrets. i feel bad expecting others to try...
    CallmeHopelessNotRomantic CallmeHopelessNotRomantic 36-40, F 6 days ago

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    A lot of people say I have an easy life . Number one nobody has an easy life number two the people don't know me for example they don't know my parents are divorced they don't know...
    LillyO3 LillyO3 18-21, F 6 Responses 1 day ago

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    For the last 2-4 years I've tried to avoid my birthday because it makes me sad my grandma isn't here to celebrate with me she died 8 years ago but just recently I started hating...
    Amy1MM Amy1MM 18-21, F May 13

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    That's all I ask. If you want to judge me after getting to know me, go ahead. But don't just start right off the bat without even knowing me. I'll always take the time to get to...
    DanDeCaro DanDeCaro 18-21, M 1 Response May 18

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    I'm in love with two men.. well I'm really only in love with one... but one is good for me.. but I can't make myself fall in love with him.. The other has hurt me.. and is a...
    alienmom82 alienmom82 31-35, F 4 Responses May 23

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    The oldest ive been told i look is 16. im 12 lmao
    Oddgirllili Oddgirllili 13-15, F May 16

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    im 22, but ive been told i looked 18, 19, or 20
    omgkris56 omgkris56 22-25, F May 16

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    I used to like EP being able to share my experiences with people who were interested. The censorship and more recent changes have now made EP too vanilla to be worth using. All my...
    jacko0312 jacko0312 51-55, M 1 Response May 19

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    I am here for a girl who love me and I love her.
    phool289 phool289 26-30, M 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    in this app all the peoples are great. I would like to Make some peopls my best friend and may be I will find my girl friend here.
    phool289 phool289 26-30, M 2 Responses 4 days ago

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