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I Found Someone Who Helped Me Open Up

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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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    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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    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

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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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    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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