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I Found Someone Who Helped Me Open Up

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 119 People

    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 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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    There's this guy I've been talking to....it's been a couple months. We've known each other for years, but recently I've felt this spark between us. I just become a goofy smiling...
    EndOfQuiet EndOfQuiet 16-17, F 15 hrs ago

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    I was diagnosed with major depression and I feel like I have no one who understands. I just wish I could make friends with people who do understand and then in the hard times we...
    Lexy96 Lexy96 18-21, F 2 days ago

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    Hey y'all. If you mentor teens like 19 years old, please message me. I need some advice. I'm having some issues with a girl I mentor who is 19, and would like some advice from...
    mentormom85 mentormom85 26-30, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    I want to play truth or dare with a female.
    dave791 dave791 36-40, M 4 days ago

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    Ya know, you neet some nice people. But most just want to see what I look like. Does that matter all the time?
    WhisperingGrass WhisperingGrass 18-21, F 5 Responses 5 days ago

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    Funny thing is, I met the person who does understand me. He points out all the things I'm too afraid to say about myself. He's special to me. I wish I could tell him that he is...
    rebecky1221 rebecky1221 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    I do have some things that most wouldn't understand. It's hard to talk to just anyone about them. And yes, some are sexual some are not.
    Mrstrangeone Mrstrangeone 36-40, M 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    Hey guys! So I mentor this girl, no names, and I need some feedback. I just started mentoring her a few months back. I've known her since she was in her mother's womb, and we are...
    mentormom85 mentormom85 26-30, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I always wonder what it would be like to have a friend who is sort of like a friend with benefits. I have a friend who I like and I always think about how it would be if her and I...
    AngelOfGod1506 AngelOfGod1506 22-25, F 6 days ago

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    The hardest ones to love are the ones who need it most
    DarkAngel483 DarkAngel483 13-15, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    i want an online friend that's in my age and accepts me for who i am .Honest and a nice person .
    alexandermi alexandermi 13-15, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I love open minded people. People who you can talk about anything with, and they won't judge. They will listen to what you have to say and share their opinion. It's rare to find...
    lgbtprideeee lgbtprideeee 18-21, F 5 Responses a week ago

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    I'm a single, caring, openminded, understanding and respectful guy in his 30s who doesn't judge. Is there any genuine women out there who want a meaningful friendship with me?.
    Tannedguy007 Tannedguy007 26-30, M a week ago

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    I had this friend who I met online on twitter and we were so close to each other, I mean like Skype everyday and we wouldn't stop talking. She had a great life, great family and...
    ReemNoctis ReemNoctis 16-17, F 17 Responses a week ago

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    Still searching the right guy who can accept this 23oldvirginfatgirl(read:me) lol. Hope will found him soon :)
    dittayu dittayu 22-25, F 1 Response a week ago

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    So this kid at my high school committed suicide around a few months before school ended. It was a big surprise to everyone at my school since he was pretty popular, had good grades...
    Cassgirlxoxo Cassgirlxoxo 13-15 2 Responses Jun 26

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    the truely open mind would be completely free of biases as the more one learns the more compassionate , understanding and patient one would become. its quite funny how open mind...
    heretochill heretochill 31-35, M 3 Responses Jun 24

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    I like to meet people that have a brain of there own and not following all the other sheep. I love learning about the world around me and just want to meet others that do as well...
    MartinJFalls MartinJFalls 36-40 2 Responses Jun 24

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    I'm so upset I have lost all faith in people. can someone prove me wrong ? I have had no body people have always wanted something from me to get me to do something for them...
    Ellis1993 Ellis1993 18-21, M 1 Response Jun 23

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    So, I was out jogging this past saturday night and when I took my break at this little bench I usually stop at, I met this guy named Dallas. He was nice, we had loads in common and...
    GraceIsAlone GraceIsAlone 18-21, F Jun 22

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    Puzzled in my life!!! I love someone and messaged him once in Facebook. He just saw my message and didn't reply. I never told him I love or like him. But it expressed my admiration...
    Mou7 Mou7 26-30, F Jun 22

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    I guess the only way to say this is to be blunt. About a month ago one of my best friends killed himself. It was pretty brutal and out of the blue. He was having an off day, which...
    EnigmaVolt EnigmaVolt 18-21, M Jun 21

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    He dismissed me several months ago. Sometimes, I wish I could just write about everything that happened so I could get it out of my head, but I can't. He was the first person I...
    SubSided SubSided 46-50, F 1 Response Jun 17

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    The School Governor He was a school governor, from a military background, as charming and apparently happy man as I have ever met. He was pleasant to everyone: a loving family man...
    borrioboola borrioboola 51-55, M 1 Response Jun 17

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    The Schoolfriend He was one of the cleverest people I ever met, getting spectacular grades in all his exams. He was gentle and civilised. He married and had a child. He did not...
    borrioboola borrioboola 51-55, M 1 Response Jun 17

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    I need to find a woman who likes big, tall, puertorrican men!!
    BigBoricua BigBoricua 36-40, M Jun 17

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    It's a really great feeling to meet someone who really loves and accepts u for who u really are, i've never felt so wanted and loved by anyone else, someone who isn't embarrassed...
    4everoptie 4everoptie 16-17, F 2 Responses Jun 15

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    And while i truly wish for someone to understand me on every level, i don't think it is possible. How can another human being understand me when i can't even understand myself.
    Hunttheheartofblack Hunttheheartofblack 16-17, F 1 Response Jun 14

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    Anyone want to talk about God or the universe or aliens or humanity or vulnerability? I'll answer pretty much any question you ask me.
    Synthecrit Synthecrit 18-21, M 3 Responses Jun 14

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    Can I please have an online mentor? I'm a 14 year old girl and I'm pretty crazy... Sometimes I think I might be like addicted to rebeling like when I see an opportunity it's kind...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jun 14

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    I'm really searching for a non judgmental friend. I love dialog and I like to talk about anything. I'm a good listener and will not judge you. Go ahead I will answer when I can. I...
    bubley bubley 56-60, M Jun 13

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    I just want who care for me
    sacisi14 sacisi14 26-30, F 1 Response Jun 11

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    My 16 year old niece was killed in a fatal car/motorcycle accident a few months ago. Someone made an illegal left turn and hit them. She was thrown from the back of the motorcycle...
    starlightneko starlightneko 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 11

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    I watched an old movie last night ... Typical story... People got married, had kids, got bored in the marriage and fell for someone else. Life is messed up that way. Society...
    Walkalone9000 Walkalone9000 51-55, F 18 Responses Jun 10

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    I grew up around very narrow-minded people. I enjoyed having conversations with others that can imagine the thought/idea rather than rationalize or judge it. I understand people...
    KeonDavis KeonDavis 18-21, M 3 Responses Jun 10

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