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I F I Had Too, I Would Rather Be Deaf Than Blind

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    Having the life of an artist, if I were blind, what would be the point of living? Art and the internet are my life and I can't imagine it being any different. Though music is such a major part of my life, I can go without it. However, I can't go without creating visual art. Not...
    Paxis Paxis 16-17, F 1 Response Jun 13, 2011

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    Years ago, I was lonely and living in a new city and signed up for a dating site. I was looking for anyone; love, friendship, sex, or drugs, it didn't matter. I met many people...
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    My whole family is weird and some people think were "insane!" We all tried to be normal once, but none of us could do it! It was way too boring!
    s123456789s s123456789s 16-17, F 3 Responses Dec 14

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    I realized people just got to accept me for who I am. If he don't like me then I won't force him to like me back. I'll just be me and do my thing! This is who I am , I'm weird...
    panda05 panda05 18-21, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    Have had my heart broken a million times by the same guy,he destroyed me!He was always promising that he would never hurt me again,he once said "i would rather die than hurt you...
    Tessa3 Tessa3 22-25, F 1 Response Dec 4

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    My dad left my mom before she even have birth to me. My youngest brother needed hearing aides and my dad didn't know how to handle the idea of a disabled child. So my mom was left...
    HiddenDesires6 HiddenDesires6 26-30, F 1 Response Dec 2

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    It is sad, I live in a society where girls are brought up in such a way that their only dream becomes to get married and have kids. Regardless of all the changes that happened to...
    MissGaga MissGaga 22-25, F 4 Responses Dec 3

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    I was in my sophomore year of college. I called my mother on the Wednesday night before Thanksgiving to tell her I wouldn't be making the three and a half hour drive home. It had...
    MoniqueinSpring MoniqueinSpring 56-60, F 6 Responses Dec 2

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    We had lost contact for several years... by the time our paths again crossed, he was going through a divorce. He still owned belongings of mine nearly a decade later, and a...
    mazedartist mazedartist 31-35, F Dec 20

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    I think money is evil because it makes people greedy and people gets killed over money alot I would Werther use trade like if someone really needed something that I had and they...
    bud24 bud24 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 18

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    Dear angel Okay so a lot has happened in the last week. Things I would not have imagined it in my wildest dreams. The things i have done was unacceptable. My fear of losing u was...
    justlikejessejames justlikejessejames 36-40, M 5 Responses Dec 16

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    Thank you Nils Bohlin (Creator of the Modern Seat Belt), had it not been for you I'd have surely been dead today. It was February and I was 16 I had only been driving on my own...
    Harlequingal93 Harlequingal93 18-21, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I'd rather know you're more important to me than I am to you. Such 'best friends' that I slip down the rankings of your list without a second thought. I had assumed I was worth...
    Superficialsaint Superficialsaint 31-35, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    Hi Everyone, I hope everyone in previous messages are feeling a little better...I feel for everyone of you xx I had an abortion a week ago ;( I am not coping very well with it...
    sofiamac sofiamac 31-35, F 2 Responses Nov 30

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    So on Friday night I slept over at a friends house. We are both girls, freshman in high school, and gay. She has a boyfriend (and in case you're confused, he's trans). They are...
    Nellie28 Nellie28 13-15, F 4 days ago

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    latlely I have been having troubles sleeping or staying asleep. no matter how tired I am I just can't do it. I have been having family troubles since my aunt past away Feb 14, 2...
    MarineGirlfriendMary MarineGirlfriendMary 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 29

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    One I would rather forget, in a hurry first nightmare in over 3 years, very graphic and so helpless to do anything about it, whilst in the dream state :(
    xxSTEVE7xx xxSTEVE7xx 31-35, M 1 Response Nov 29

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    I wish I had never been born I just wish I hadn't. It wouldn't have changed anybody's life. It wouldn't have made anyone unhappy. On the opposite it feels like I'm an enormous...
    dartemi dartemi 18-21, F Dec 16

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    Life has been a long lonely life for me. I hate the fact that women do not want me, and never wanted me. I hardly had any relationships my whole life, and been rejected all and...
    Niko864 Niko864 41-45, M 1 Response Dec 7

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    Hi all. I originally had the gastric sleeve but converted to gastric bypass on 17 November 2014. I live in Sydney, Australia and do not know anyone who has had this done. I am...
    Shazza49oz Shazza49oz 46-50 Nov 30

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    I always attracted to older woman. I think they are more mature and experienced. I been with woman for 6 years 10 years older than me. then I had another woman 8 years older than...
    manwarkhn manwarkhn 41-45 1 Response 5 days ago

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    A friend told me this is a place to meet great people with more sense than the face book crowd. I was told that people here had depth and were more interesting than other sites. I...
    capricornmoon capricornmoon 22-25, M 4 days ago

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    It would interesting to date n b intimite with a beautiful pregnant womam but it can b alot of fun n beneficial n enjoyable too i would love to know what a beautoful pregnant woman...
    howard1945 howard1945 51-55, M 2 Responses Dec 9

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    I wasn't all alone. I had support. But they didn't understand. They didn't hear the crying and moans. They didn't ride in taxis at 2am. They didnt feel the fear and didn't breathe...
    Acebo Acebo 18-21, F 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    If he was cheating on me, I deserve to know the truth. He has lied to me about so many things, and then he told me I was acting psychotic, that he had nothing more he was hiding...
    WingsofTime WingsofTime 22-25, F 6 Responses Nov 29

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    I don't have any...well let me explain. Close friends are something I don't have as a close friend is someone you ring, say hello to everyday and is someone you chat with about...
    ultimatehacker ultimatehacker 26-30, M 1 Response 8 hrs ago

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    I was wondering an african savanna all by my self there were these huge rocky mountains hundreds feet up i couldt look up to it good cuz the sun was jus rising above the peak of...
    lifeaintshit lifeaintshit 18-21, M 1 Response 11 hrs ago

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    It's funny when people die. Those people you never thought would cry are gonna mourn for you. Like they became a part of your lives but you never get close to them. Same goes with...
    JinxRaven JinxRaven 16-17, F Dec 2

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    It's funny when people die. Those people you never thought would cry are gonna mourn for you. Like they became a part of your lives but you never get close to them. Same goes with...
    JinxRaven JinxRaven 16-17, F Dec 2

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    As another year (and relationship) close, I am beginning to accept the reality that good people do selfish things. These genuinely good people fail to take into account the...
    FiveCrimes FiveCrimes 36-40, F 9 Responses 14 hrs ago

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    Everyone's gone and now I'm alone again. I'm just going to get stuck in my thoughts. Yay. I'd rather replay the weekend.
    Itsnotareligion Itsnotareligion 22-25, F 32 mins ago

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    Well this one's gona be a bit long and involved so let me try my best to spit it out without too much detail. So as you know from my other stories I'm blind and have been since...
    goatonicon goatonicon 36-40, M Nov 29

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    More like an old "acquaintance". Hey maybe im wrong but my first reaction when i saw him/her/it was basically, "You". It's hard to forget the thing that terrified you as a child...
    LadyAnastazja LadyAnastazja 22-25, T 2 hrs ago

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    I get inspirational emails from time to time from a website I belong to. I wanted to share this with everyone. Hugs ! Why Women Become Emotionally Devastated By A Relationship...
    timetochange2 timetochange2 41-45, F 4 Responses Dec 2

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    I had to bring the brush to my mom. When I was 13 I stayed out 1 hour past curfew when I got in front of my drive way I saw my aunts car that's when I knew my cousin who is my age...
    rebecca1167 rebecca1167 13-15, F 1 Response 10 hrs ago

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    Okay, so I have maybe quite a few good friends, but two which I'm very close with. Let's call them Jenna and Olivia. So Jenna and I have been extremely close since preschool, and...
    celiapennington147 celiapennington147 13-15, F 7 Responses Dec 12

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    I don't know anymore. I find that there's always so much going on with me that I seem to neglect, all because I care more about others well-being than my own. "Are you okay?" seems...
    alexis3000 alexis3000 18-21, F Dec 11

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    "Step Off" You sure look real pretty in your glass house You probably think you’re too good to take the trash out Well, are you dumb or are you blind? Cause it’s a real fine...
    b1tch2u b1tch2u 70+ Dec 16

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    Some of my friends on EP know that I am lost. I have been struggling to process big, big hurt. Mostly stuck in darkness, and intermittently me comes back with bits of hope and...
    willbefreeiwill willbefreeiwill 36-40, F 1 Response Dec 19

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    Worried about my son in the hospital now for 3 months. He is young and had a massive stroke to 4 parts of his brain. A tumor was found and he will need surgery on his inner brain...
    Lorismori Lorismori 41-45, F 15 hrs ago

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    My best friend, Kobe, moved to California last week. He meant everything to me. He even saved my life more than once. Now that he's gone, I feel lost. My problem is that I am...
    gay4ever gay4ever 16-17, M 3 hrs ago

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    I have had the closest people in my life suddenly hate me for no reason I find it had to let people in I don't have a good relationship with my dad I was close to my mom
    Eliza3210 Eliza3210 18-21 51 mins ago

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    For the weekend. Yeah another weekend.. Not really blind because he already saw me but for me it is because I haven't seen him yet. Just today I had to cancel it. I can't believe...
    Elleshore81 Elleshore81 31-35, F 2 Responses Dec 9

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    My traumatic childhood is complicated in a way and kind of just said my whole life story sorry for how long it is..... i mean like really long. Okayy i am going to start with my...
    chocolate1616 chocolate1616 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 17

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    As a young lad, around the age of 12 I began having sexual fun with other boys, but I also had many fantasy encounters with men which I would have loved to do but I never...
    davebeee davebeee 70+, M Dec 20

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