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I Found Someone Who Helped Me Open Up

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    It Was So Weird When

    I realized that I think of her as a sister as much as she thinks of me as a brother. now it's weird to think that we almost dated. that I even asked her out at all. she helped me realize so much about myself. she let me help her through tough times, and it made me stronger. I am...
    EntrepGuy EntrepGuy 22-25, M 1 Response Feb 25, 2008

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    I Think I'm Babystepping Toward Openness.

    i think ep generally has been helping me to rediscover myself, which is the first step toward sharing me with others. there have been several relationships here who have really helped me to open up. i assume you know who you are. i'd like to keep babystepping toward a greater...
    journeyfulloflaughter journeyfulloflaughter 26-30, F Feb 25, 2008

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    She Always Makes Me Smile

    I met my girlfriend only two months ago, but we have become so close since then. For the first time in my entire life I have someone who I can completely open up to and feel completely safe and comfortable with. She makes me happy in every way, like words can't even describe...
    JonFurniss JonFurniss 18-21, M 2 Responses Apr 13, 2008

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    And I Call Her Mom...

    i was dating her son but i had only met her once or twice. she was very beautiful and had a beautiful home and she was very kind. the sort of person that you just like immediately, you know. my guy was out of town and i lost my phone so we werent able to talk that day nor was i...
    ramonaj79 ramonaj79 31-35, F May 11, 2011

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    Can't Stop Smiling

    A fellow EP member has really helped me open up. And he knows who he is ; ) It just with him mostly. The rest of the world is still a bit of a stretch right now. It's an amazing feeling to know you can fully trust someone and be yourself and know that it is okay and won't change...
    GirlLearningHowToSmile GirlLearningHowToSmile 26-30, F 4 Responses May 26, 2009

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    I went on a blind date tonight.

    A date with a GUY! I just now slowing coming out of my shell with being Bi-sexual and learning to experience more in life. And after tonight, I made the best decision Ive made in a very long time. I feel amazing. HE was amazing. My type of cute, my type of humor, he's open...
    LetsBeHonest LetsBeHonest 22-25, M Feb 20

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    He is amazing, and caring man. His words are like sweet chocolate syrup running down the sides of a milk glass. His poetry and his writings have such passion, oh there are many men...
    Spicedpecan Spicedpecan 56-60, F 3 Responses Mar 26

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    Do you believe that my dreams come true ...... or is it the era of miracles ..... Rejoice with me all I've found after the lean years of love ... Woman full description of her...
    sayedhadhood20 sayedhadhood20 51-55, M 2 Responses Mar 27

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    Even to herself. Just so everyone is clear from the outset, this is not a complaint, nor is it an indictment of my friend (I call her than, because she really is my friend - my...
    tdguy tdguy 46-50, M 1 Response Mar 28

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    I am closeted gay in Africa (where being gay us still a big issue) and I wanna share stuff with another gay dude who is open minded and just a listener and not too opinionated...
    bbret bbret 26-30, M Apr 15

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    It sucks when you're ignored by the person whose attention is the only thing you want in the world. Ever since this girl first walked into our school, I couldn’t take my eyes...
    elugo123456789 elugo123456789 18-21, M Apr 1

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    Please somebody out there please read this...it would mean so much. It sucks when you're ignored by the person whose attention is the only thing you want in the world. Ever...
    elugo123456789 elugo123456789 18-21, M 2 Responses Apr 1

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    It sucks when you're ignored by the person whose attention is the only thing you want in the world. Ever since this girl first walked into our school, I couldn’t take my eyes...
    elugo123456789 elugo123456789 18-21, M 3 Responses Apr 2

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    I never thought I could love someone as much I loved him. He have me 6 months of happiness, we argued and fought. But he Actually loved me. He was my first, and I was his. We told...
    sewellerica07 sewellerica07 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 29

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    Im just tired of being stuck in this town. Im so wanderlust but i have to finish high school. And im tired of not being able to share my passions with ppl. Instead everyone thinks...
    Angelique16 Angelique16 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 24

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    Four years ago my father was diagnosed with terminal cancer (not actually sure what type). But we were told we'd have six months before the cancer would spread to his brain and...
    TheRealLWord TheRealLWord 18-21, F 4 days ago

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    I wish I could stop missing someone who doesn't miss me. I can almost accept him with someone else, but I lost my best friend too.
    ashez2ashes ashez2ashes 26-30, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    All I want is a guy who lives near me and would love me for me and won't break my heart every day someone who is kind generous with a warm heart but tough too. I would promise to...
    Nicedude17 Nicedude17 16-17, M Mar 25

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    Anyone here who’s from UAE? Someone who can help me process my friend’s tourist visa application. Please.
    YsiaNoj YsiaNoj 22-25, F Apr 2

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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...
    elugo123456789 elugo123456789 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 7

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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...
    elugo123456789 elugo123456789 18-21, M Apr 8

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    i know we can be happy on our own.. we got life, work, hobbies, friends.. sometimes we even choose to be solitude to get happiness.. but having someone who love and care for you is...
    Tella84 Tella84 26-30, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    He wasn't necessarily the sole root of my transformation, but he undoubtedly helped me in a way I can't describe. Spring break I met a boy on a cruise two years older than me...
    sabzz7 sabzz7 18-21, F 1 Response 7 hrs ago

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    I'm in Girl Scouts at my school, and this is a combination of 6th, 7th, and 8th grade students. Since eighth graders are allowed to be president and vice pres. of the troop, my...
    Audrina14 Audrina14 13-15, F 6 days ago

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    It's not Love at First Sigh nor First Love. I suddenly found a boy who looks like my ex on Facebook. After breaking up with my ex, I started to be impressed by him. His name is T.D...
    happytoseeyoueveryday happytoseeyoueveryday 18-21, F a week ago

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    Nathan: Multiple times during my young life, I have dated people who turned out to be crazy... And if they weren't crazy during the course of our relationship, they inevitably...
    Lullacus Lullacus 18-21, F 4 Responses 3 days ago

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    Been here for almost a month, I think. Still haven't found people I can really relate to. It seemed like a great site, but people only like to say that they want to meet someone to...
    DoctorSoto DoctorSoto 31-35, M 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    I actually met him online. He lived in Europe and I in the US. We fell madly in love, and were in a long distance relationship for 2.5 yrs before I finally was strong enough to...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Mar 27

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    I like to listen and truly do care so if you need to talk and want advice my inbox is always open!
    kxCobra kxCobra 18-21, F Apr 5

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    I sometimes think that karma has come to bite me in the ***! Why? Maybe because i took feelings for granted but i always tried not to hurt anyone. Yet im left hurting now...
    essjay26 essjay26 26-30, F Apr 7

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    I love when I'm slightly intimidated by someone attractive cause I think I'm the 'weird' one.. But they end up being weirder than me. That's some stuff that creates good...
    nicohan nicohan 22-25, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I'm in love with my best friend. She's into someone else. Everyone says we're going to date eventually but I'm just not sure she wants to. She's not a lesbian and neither am I. I...
    Runnergirl4000 Runnergirl4000 26-30, F Mar 25

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    I hate box and squared heads.Open up...question yourself always and you will be closer to the truth.YOLO
    4biandu 4biandu 26-30, F 4 Responses Apr 9

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    I can't describe my feeling about her I can only think of it and think of it. This feeling is so frustrating and yet so calming. When you show someone what you feel and she is only...
    RedUnderground RedUnderground 16-17, M 1 Response Apr 12

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    Today I saw her again. She was sitting in at a table, it was at school, and she looked at me when I came in the room. When I was sitting at the table that was the second in the...
    RedUnderground RedUnderground 16-17, M Apr 15

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    Very open minded. If anyone wanna talk, just message me! :P
    MsLouise MsLouise 16-17, F 5 Responses a week ago

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    Dare me I am very very open minded
    daregreeneyes daregreeneyes 36-40, M 4 Responses 6 days ago

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    I need someone to care for me and love me. I don't want an internet relationship. I want to be kissed and hugged. I want to cuddle someone when I sleep. I want a guy to whisper...
    innocentflower innocentflower 13-15, F 5 Responses 6 days ago

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    This is just how old I am. (This story, btw, is nothing about Naziism or the Holocaust) and only about the event outlined by its name, nothing more. His name was Siegfried Knappe...
    Lgl700 Lgl700 51-55, M Mar 28

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    Forgetting someone that you've loved whom never love you back can be reasonable. But it's hardd!
    Ph24689 Ph24689 16-17, M Mar 29

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    35 years ago, I fell in love for the first time. I had no idea he wouldn't love me back. He was, for after all the least popular of the many boys who crushed on me at that time. He...
    syntheticrhyme syntheticrhyme 41-45, F Mar 31

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    Even though I have been though a lot and seen a lot you should still learn and be curious so it grows it might not be smart in school but I know a whole lot about life
    favelalexis123 favelalexis123 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 1

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    I am tired of people who make snap judgments, people who assume they know you based on a number of limited experiences they've had with you, people who are convinced that their...
    ashleymaggie ashleymaggie 22-25, F 8 Responses Apr 3

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    yeah like people who are comfortable wid their thoughts and dont go on the moral high ground standards set by some unknown people society etc etc in short like people who challenge...
    romell romell 36-40, M 1 Response Apr 4

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    I am just looking for someone (male or female) who really cares and will listen to me. i am a good listener myself and would love to aquire a new friend
    LCHazel LCHazel 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 5

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    I have to say this, today someone made me step back a bit and made me think why I was being someone else when I could have been myself, yet after I changed to myself, she still is...
    MrRj1 MrRj1 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 10

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    who knows tanya on here and whos frends with her
    boydude boydude 22-25, M 2 Responses Apr 13

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    I like to talk to people who can listen to my opinions and then form their own opinions and discuss them with me. All to often when I tell my friends really interesting stories...
    pjpaul pjpaul 16-17, M 1 Response a week ago

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    I don't know if I should still love them or not. "Them" was my best friend who got me through a majorly bad time in my life, and I was at the edge of committing suicide. She was...
    Alice1998 Alice1998 13-15, F a week ago

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    Who wouldn't? Finding someone I love is the hard part
    EnglishEmpress EnglishEmpress 41-45, F 6 days ago

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    It hurts when see someone say i love you and never act it ever. I want to feel loved as hell why i am always the one who say i love you and even mention the name of the one i am in...
    Egyptianguy34 Egyptianguy34 31-35, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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