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I Don't Understand The Games Some People Play

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    Stay The F Out Of Our Lives!

    So....a little back ground..  My oldest son's father hasn't been in contact with him for either 4 or 5 years now...this Christmas...  So I get a call on my son's cell phone the other night and it's from his half sister who had found him on facebook....and she is calling...
    tks tks 36-40, F 11 Responses Dec 22, 2009

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    Thought1 Thought1 22-25 Dec 23, 2009

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    Ack!!!

    I have a stalker now... :-( I love my hair salon, as my hair-dresser is cool! But she has a friend who has a major crush on me. He's such a BOY. :-/ Anyhoo, I've made it clear that I wasn't interested... maybe not clear enough, because I didn't come right out and say, "...
    deleted deleted 26-30 5 Responses Oct 20, 2009

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    Mind Games.

    I don't understand mind games at all. I've had people try it on me & it never makes sense. I don't understand why people would want to waste their time on things like this. I know it arises from people having low self-esteem, feeling inadequate, & just plain hating themselves...
    lyricalongings lyricalongings 31-35, F Apr 5, 2010

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    I Don't Do Games

    I am just myself... I don't play hide-and-seek with who I am. In romantic relationship it seems everyone plays mind games... try make their partner jealous... we're told we shouldn't call a guy first, not be too nice or too keen, do this, don't do that.... And I'm left wondering...
    DancingFox DancingFox 31-35, F 1 Response Jul 20, 2011

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    I guess you could say it's a defense mechanism... My mind repressed everytime my ex fought with me and emotionally abused me. So it's only fair to think my brain would repress my...
    AlysonBlack AlysonBlack 18-21, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    When I was younger meeting people and getting to know them was so much easier because it was fun. Now I'm getting older and I feel like I have a sign on my face that says, "Don't...
    Justadarkhole Justadarkhole 22-25, M Nov 19

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    Parents just fought again. Some days I enjoy their fighting and other days like today I just wish they would stop. I'm not sure why I enjoy their fighting. I think part of it may...
    kxCobra kxCobra 18-21, F 4 days ago

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    I have 3 moods 1. Helpful and Loving to others 2. Quiet and isolated from everyone 3. Pissed off at everyone who leads normal lives whereas I don't
    kxCobra kxCobra 18-21, F 4 Responses 2 days ago

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    I haven't slept well for the past 3 days. I'm moody, depressed and exhausted. telling myself to hang on.. forcing my body to adapt the new changes. I even struggle to express...
    DNightTrain DNightTrain 26-30, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I had such a ****** day today so i decided to swim. i was lucky i didnt head right to the beach but i chose pool instead. I was swimming back and forth continuously for 45mins lap...
    DNightTrain DNightTrain 26-30, M 2 Responses Nov 25

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    Texting is hard sometimes. words are hard. you pulled everything you have to make an effort, to say something, but.... texting is just hard. hmmmm.. I know my expression could say...
    DNightTrain DNightTrain 26-30, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Why am I looking for happiness in the same place I lost it? (scratches head)
    DNightTrain DNightTrain 26-30, M 4 Responses Nov 22

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    I don't understand how hardcore fans can say such abusive things and rate the game so little. The reviews and score for Dragon Age 3 on the PS4 are high and well liked, while on...
    TransmutedHeart TransmutedHeart 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 20

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    I don't get it when people post the same exact story in several places. I was looking at someone's writings tonight and they had posted the same thing in about five areas. Not...
    Longrun Longrun 46-50, M 1 Response Nov 25

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    Her stupid friends are hacked into his sites also.....we know you bimbos we just don't understand who the **** you think you are Your blocked from hundreds of people ladies.....
    awake1235 awake1235 51-55, F 1 Response Nov 25

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    Now, before I get into this, no one start flipping out on me. I asked something similar on a different site and all I got was insults and no answers. Now, could someone explain to...
    InvaderGashloog InvaderGashloog 70+, F 2 Responses Nov 26

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    I was going through letters my dad wrote to his first wife and my oldest brother from 1974 to 1984. There are so many things I don't understand. My brother doesn't acknowledge...
    SgtsLittleGirl SgtsLittleGirl 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 21

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    I don't understand what's wrong with me...why is it that I'm just not lovable? Why do I always have to be the one who gets hurt? I don't want to love anymore. What's the point of...
    LoveandLoss17 LoveandLoss17 16-17, F 1 Response Nov 24

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    I sometimes think god, if there is one, is really sadistic X( I mean why do I gotta be sick?! Tomorrow's Thanksgiving man! My friends and I 'suppose to be goin out to watch a movie...
    TransmutedHeart TransmutedHeart 18-21, F Nov 26

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    Men, guys, boys. Same thing. I don't understand em most of the time. I've got 3 close guy friends in real life, and they're just fine. Any other guy. Just lets me down. I'm so...
    Miaaa8 Miaaa8 16-17, F 2 Responses Nov 18

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    I don't understand feet fetish's. Feet get all sweaty and stinky, how is that attractive? Ugh. :/
    InvaderGashloog InvaderGashloog 70+, F 3 Responses Nov 21

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    I waited almost an entire month to contact him. I finally send him a positive message, asking if we could talk, and he read it on the app we talked on that night. I waited 6 days...
    WingsofTime WingsofTime 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 22

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    I got rid of her and so did most of my friends...I don't understand why he can speak outside with out 3 morons watching........
    awake1235 awake1235 51-55, F 1 Response Nov 25

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    I don't understand life or how to be happy in it.
    whyusteens whyusteens 13-15, F 2 Responses Dec 8

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    What more lies will unravel? Why couldn't he just tell me to my face? I bet he wasn't working all of those weekends. I bet he wasn't falling asleep on me at 9 and even 8:30 at...
    WingsofTime WingsofTime 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 28

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    And I don't think anyone else does either. So many people have such strong opinions on their beliefs but there is so much divergence in them that it is hard to believe that any...
    tastyfrzz tastyfrzz 46-50 1 Response Nov 23

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    How come when women on EP say they need someone to talk to, they don't care which gender. But when men write the same thing it means I'm Looking For A Woman. Often tagged Dating...
    talkinaftermidnight talkinaftermidnight 36-40, M 2 days ago

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    It's not productive, and I don't see it as interesting or entertaining. I just take part in it to satisfy other people's weird needs.
    Arekkusu12 Arekkusu12 18-21, M 1 Response Dec 8

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    I just feel really awkward when it happens. I've ran into a few people & it's been an alright experience I've said hi or hey, throw a smile...if it's an old high school friend...
    Isayis23 Isayis23 26-30, M 1 Response Nov 19

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    Throughout my entire life I have always noticed how hard it is for me to form genuine connections with people. I am generally quite different from most people. The things that I...
    chelsieshay2626 chelsieshay2626 18-21, F Dec 4

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    aaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaahhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh!!!!! Somethings seem to be from another planet, I just don't get them. Why do we keep putting ourselves in situations that hurt us?
    Nyah27 Nyah27 26-30 1 Response 2 days ago

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    You just can't. I think of myself dying more often then graduating high school. I care too much. I'm unsatisfied. I hurt so badly. I have so many hallucinations. I'm always in pain...
    whyusteens whyusteens 13-15, F Dec 2

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    My boyfriend invited me to a family event where his co-workers brought all their children. A day before that he asked me how many kids I want. I said one, but he said two. He also...
    Deadlynightshade5 Deadlynightshade5 22-25, F 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    honestly can't stand these other people who claim to be Christian and like throwing their opinion down other people's throats. Or people like some of the people I know on Facebook...
    Rebelscorpio Rebelscorpio 22-25, F 3 Responses Nov 25

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    I don't know how I'm going to react if that were to ever happen- you know running into my ex. I'm relieved in a way that that's not going to happen anytime soon because he lives in...
    ira01 ira01 26-30, F 1 Response Nov 18

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    Luckily I'm on pretty amicable terms with people from my past, at least 98.9% of them including all my ex's. (I say 98.9% because I don't remember all of them). How is this...
    Roz2014 Roz2014 41-45, F 2 Responses Nov 19

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    some of my old ex women I don't like running into they as lost it in the head
    marvel901jones marvel901jones 41-45, M Nov 19

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    But some people leave me no choice...
    silverfeather9321 silverfeather9321 18-21, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    It's the worst possible feeling when you think they don't have that hold over you anymore and then you seem them.. Everything comes crashing back to the present and its as if...
    bluesgem bluesgem 18-21, F 6 Responses Nov 18

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    I do not understand why everyone sees my existence as some kind of offense. I mean really, what exactly am I doing wrong. Here is my only crime, living the life I want to live...
    ForgottenMale ForgottenMale 26-30, M Nov 23

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    I think it burns my since of truth to hear me shouting in my youth I need a way to sort it out. After I die I rewake redefine what was at stake from the hot side of a god. I see...
    lexinwonderland lexinwonderland 13-15, F 2 days ago

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    Some guy contacted me today with a long long long message introducing himself and saying what he was here looking for, and did I want to be his friend. It was all clean and above...
    Littlemissshy7 Littlemissshy7 41-45, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    Today I saw him in the same car he used to take me to the beach, the first man who made me feel beautiful, wanted, appreciated, worthy and that I deserved to be loved. But he wasn...
    almasolitaria312 almasolitaria312 31-35, F 2 Responses Nov 18

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    Like okay.... He's 12... Or something idk, I just think people shouldn't date till at least 17 or 18.... It's just stupid otherwise...
    Bflyboo14 Bflyboo14 13-15, F 4 Responses Nov 19

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    Why do people post the same story under multiple experiences? I personally think once is enough. It looks spammy when you put the same exact story across many experiences.
    InvaderGashloog InvaderGashloog 70+, F 1 Response Nov 18