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I Found Someone Who Helped Me Open Up

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 120 People

    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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    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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    He Is The One For Me!

    Here is a story of a man who got me out of my shell!   I was leaving my school at noon, and the guy I really really like started to walk beside me. We said hi and started to chat while we were walking. I was NOT looking where I was going. Then I tripped and fell right in...
    Wombatbobby Wombatbobby 13-15 Nov 15, 2009

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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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    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 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, 2014

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    I not only found someone who loves me for me, he wants to help me achieve my goals accepts my daughter. he wants to provide for me and her. he wants a life with me and my daughter...
    sarah025 sarah025 22-25, F 3 Responses Apr 1

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    I found myself again loking at her pic with a stupid smile on my face... I have never met someone so strong, so sweet, so caring, brave And beautifull... One day o Will tell her...
    Healinghate Healinghate 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 1

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    My angel who God gave me. I love you.
    gardengirl17 gardengirl17 22-25, F 2 Responses Apr 1

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    So an hour or so ago, I was just answering a bunch of questions on here and then this guy started talking to me through messaging and he stopped talking so I looked him up and...
    meowkayla meowkayla 13-15, F 2 Responses Apr 6

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    Well today my heart was well and truly ripped out of my chest!! 2 years ago I finally escaped my 4 year physically, verbally and mentally abusive ex and swore off men until I...
    eibhlinalicejane eibhlinalicejane 22-25, F 2 days ago

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    I want to say this: I Like People Who Can Handle Different Opinions What Being Open Minded Is Really About I want to post my thoughts in this group here hoping that there is...
    Soniador1963 Soniador1963 51-55, M 1 Response Mar 28

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    I might be wrong, but I have this impression that most people know someone that thinks the same way they do, someone who could look at their unique behaviors and think, "Wow, if I...
    addictedtoeverything addictedtoeverything 18-21, M 9 Responses Apr 17

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    My life feels like its either about to go up hill or down hill. And I really need a friend right now..someone who won't judge me from all the stuff I am dealing with right now..
    MistyMew MistyMew 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 9

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    I like people who are open minded open to new ideas and have the ability to see things from different perspectives
    philabe90 philabe90 22-25, M 2 Responses Apr 17

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    I really never understands why do I always like someone who I can never be good enough. I am not being too depressed or wanting sympathy. But I never had anyone telling me that he...
    colourflame colourflame 13-15, F Apr 4

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    I need to hear from someone who has been in the situation I am in now. I have heard from people who say to just leave and move on, but no one really understands if they have not...
    txhouswife42 txhouswife42 41-45, F 1 Response Apr 12

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    I want to be able to talk to someone who i don't need to lie to or hold things back from. I don't want to be scared to say things I just want to be honest about things I have...
    WhoseMe WhoseMe 18-21, F 7 Responses Mar 28

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    story of my life. I spouse I'm always in love with someone who doesn't love me.
    hellokitty206 hellokitty206 18-21 1 Response Mar 30

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    I love someone who has cancer and she talks about dying and I fall apart trying not to break and cry If i could id take her cancer so shed live shes beautiful and amazing and im...
    lostbrokeheart lostbrokeheart 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 30

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    I don't just mean in a romantic way. Romance is overrated in my book and I think our culture esteems romantic relationships to an unhealthy degree. (but that's a different post) I...
    writerguy331 writerguy331 36-40, M 1 Response Mar 31

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    Be with someone who is afraid of losing you*and always wear your invisible crown And buy those shoes ;)
    deleted deleted 26-30 Apr 5

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    I want our feelings for each other to be mutual. I've already been through unrequited love and I'm done feeling unloved and broken. It would be nice to meet someone who cares for...
    JeannieInAChampagneBottle JeannieInAChampagneBottle 18-21, F 3 Responses Apr 12

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    So I am actually German, but I am currently living in the USA for a year. When I woke up in the morning yesterday, I had about 20 messages. Half of it wished me a happy Easter...
    kaktus28 kaktus28 18-21, F Apr 6

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    I love books that make you think, currently I am reading Assada Shakoor The autobiography. It is one of those books that make you rethink everything that you were ever taught in...
    RicanPenguin RicanPenguin 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 11

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    It's so frustrating to work with someone close minded. They have such a narrow view that they usually end up so bitter. They take out that bitterness to those around them and...
    sierraladeirdre sierraladeirdre 18-21, F 7 Responses Apr 16

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    There's a fine line between open minded and what most guys want which is open legs lol
    Princeofnothing Princeofnothing 18-21, M 2 Responses Apr 6

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    I literally just stopped a major fight and a depressing conversation between one of my more open minded friends and a more closed minded one
    Cosmicmutt Cosmicmutt 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 28

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    Dear light. Stop with making me a scapegoat just because I am weak and the indigo soul who was unfaithful to me flawless soul that has infected me with venereal disease Stop with...
    Earthdeva Earthdeva 26-30, F Mar 31

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    I love people who can keep a conversation going forever. I wonder about things others don't usually question. Just looking for friends with deep connections!
    Indomitable6811 Indomitable6811 18-21, F 7 Responses 5 days ago

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    NOOOOOOO I accidentally tapped this group but I can't unjoin it on my phone. I'm not in love with anyone. In fact I'm afraid to fall in love. But I do get easily attached when I...
    LoneDolll LoneDolll 26-30, F 4 Responses Apr 11

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    I wish I had someone to talk to who understands that not everything is easy and understands what I am going through at the moment. However, there is no one or they are not willing...
    internationalkoala internationalkoala 18-21, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Quick I'm having a weak moment and I might call my ex!! 😢 Someone distract me please my resolve is crumbling too fast
    eshgheman9 eshgheman9 18-21, F 3 Responses Apr 1

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    A boy that I went to high school with committed suicide yesterday. I didn't know him at all, but it's still a shock to hear that someone you saw every day for 4 years is gone from...
    Madison18 Madison18 18-21, F 3 Responses Apr 1

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    Last night I let go of the pain, I stopped holding everything and stopped looking at situation blindly. I've been in love with someone for 7 years, and I finally realized they did...
    dancingyogi114 dancingyogi114 22-25, F Apr 5

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    I hate the month of October. That is the month that you left us. You left a hole in our hearts that can never be replaced. It was the 30th of October and it was just like another...
    timberland1972 timberland1972 41-45 Apr 5

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    Real men Don't Love the Most Beautiful Girl in The World, They Love the Girl who can Make Their World the MOST Beautiful... Similarly... Real Girls Don't Love the Most Beautiful...
    L0ve4every1 L0ve4every1 18-21, M Apr 8

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    my grandparents on my mom's side. Tammy and Pops. I miss them very much. Pops more then Tammy because it took me a long time to get close to my grandpa. When I was in the 8th grade...
    favestril favestril 41-45, F 1 day ago

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    Dear mom and dad, I feel so very sad, lost, and alone. I don't even know how to articulate the hole that exists inside of me. I don't even know to call it a hole. All I know is...
    mistletoe41 mistletoe41 41-45, F 1 Response Apr 3

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    I've been seeing my girlfriend for over two and a half years. we just started back up after a long break. she is preop m2f. I know there is all the judgement that comes with it I...
    mb2688 mb2688 26-30, M Apr 14

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    It was gross and i hated it, i unfreinded him right away, i hope nobody ever dose that again,i hate it when people do that. I am just looking for somebody to talk to, somebody to...
    Angel861 Angel861 13-15 1 Response 2 days ago