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I Found Someone Who Helped Me Open Up

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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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    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

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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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    I dated someone who I now realize probably drugged me the whole time I was with him. I remember one time for sure, but when I think back on it, it had to have happened several time...
    layladay layladay 36-40, F 5 hrs ago

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    When someone is not open minded they do not change. They become self centered and believe they are always right. If someone does not have an open mind then they will always want...
    NameIsMailbox NameIsMailbox 13-15, M 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    I am extremely attracted to this wonderful girl I met on EP only to find she lives on the other side of the planet. I finally found someone to spend time with, to share my feelings...
    Skywalker1979 Skywalker1979 31-35, M 6 Responses Jul 30

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    It feels so good to finally have someone who makes me smile so much that by the end of the day my cheeks are sore lol I've never been so excited about someone new like this and I...
    Shygirl917 Shygirl917 18-21, F 4 Responses Aug 9

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    i really prefer people who are open minded i never really liked anyone who judges others. i don't like people who are rude to people who are different from them or who have their...
    unknownfate15 unknownfate15 22-25 2 Responses Aug 9

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    Hi I have just started to see someone who has MS. They have had the condition for a long time, and I am looking for a group/place that I can get more information about being a...
    Rosi1e Rosi1e 26-30, F Aug 8

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    I keep distance from political and religious leaders since they preach one thing and practice in different ways. I love simple people who are open minded and sincere in deeds and...
    freenfair freenfair 70+, M 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    It's just what it is. I want to be loved by someone who cares. I'm not asking much, just for someone who really cares about me to love me.
    FoxyRose FoxyRose 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 16

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    I wrote a story a few years ago about being jealous of my best friend who was pregnant with her second child and about my fear that I may never have children. Here we are 3 years...
    thinkingmythoughts thinkingmythoughts 22-25, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I met someone who has change me for better and worse. She was funny and dangerous and so was a we were bad together and I mess but an some why she change me she awaken this part of...
    vertffy vertffy 16-17, F Aug 5

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    I want to talk to someone who wants to be really good friends Preferably 13 or around that
    Shrek0is0life Shrek0is0life 13-15, F 6 days ago

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    I met the greatest guy yesterday for a date and our original plan was to talk and play some Kingdom Hearts since we both love the series, however, things had to be cut short...
    jamie1292 jamie1292 22-25, M 4 hrs ago

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    Everyday I check countless times to see if he's online . I find him online most times but he has forgotten about my existence . Pride won't let me text him first . I'm waiting to...
    Juiceyangel333 Juiceyangel333 22-25, F 2 Responses 3 hrs ago

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    I dated this boy about my freshman year in high school. So, last year. At first I thought "Alright I'll give him a shot" oh lordy was I ever wrong!!!!! Now, most guys at my school...
    BENDrowned BENDrowned 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 5

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    I dated a guy (this was a veeeeery long time ago) who couldn't stop admiring himself! He looked at his face in the mirror and said "I love my blue eyes", "I'm really beautiful...
    beckaslife beckaslife 36-40, F 6 hrs ago

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    Body Dysmorphic Disorder - July 30, 2014- I recently heard of this on a television show. I never truly understood this friend's feelings until I learned more of this disorder. To...
    JustaMann JustaMann 41-45, M Jul 30

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    So around the middle of June I met a girl at the gym I go to. We clicked instantly to the point that we sat in the gym and just talked for hours. As the weeks gone by we have been...
    saix217 saix217 22-25, M 2 Responses Aug 1

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    It's been a long time for me not posting anything on this wall. I'm quite busy now since I've got this new job. This new office is also where I met him. Before I start the story...
    NevaWhite NevaWhite 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 15

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    I don't have feelings for him, but he'll always have a place in my heart. It kinda kills me because he's been dating someone for the past 7 months and I check on their Facebook...
    PeaceBatman PeaceBatman 22-25, F Aug 16

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    You might think that people may hate you but deep in someone's heart is a secret lock that one day you will open it up
    luvanimals4ever luvanimals4ever 13-15, F Jul 29

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    Today I found out that a boy killed himself. I did not know the boy very much as we only chatted one time. Last time I spoke to him he was going through a real rough time but he...
    hurlyboy hurlyboy 16-17, M 1 Response Jul 31

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    I'm bored so I need someone to talk to. I'm open to talk about anything and everything :)
    xaliroox xaliroox 16-17, F 4 Responses Aug 16

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    My cousin scotty. Found a gun in the woods. Played gunslinger. The gun went off. He died.
    Livyn4pals Livyn4pals 46-50, M Jul 31

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    Hit me up if that is you...I really don't have many friends and would just enjoy someone's company
    aaronryann aaronryann 22-25, T Aug 2

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    I dated a guy once that seemed to be normal at first. He had stole my heart from the first day we met, and three months later we were engaged. But than he started showing his...
    brandijade92 brandijade92 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 5

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    So yesterday I find out the guy I thought was my next forever....which I know you guys have seen on my experiences has moved on completely and found himself a new girl....how do I...
    teardrop12 teardrop12 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 11

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    I'm awake and open to chatting , if interested feel free to shoot me a message
    graywolf558 graywolf558 26-30, M 6 days ago

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    I like to chat and am looking for a woman who isn't afraid to have an open and honest chat about everyone's favorite topic... I like to ask questions, and I will also answer any...
    dcisme dcisme 41-45, M Aug 5

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    It's good to be open minded. You get to learn about new things everyday~
    chrissyboo123 chrissyboo123 16-17, F 5 Responses Aug 2

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    I was raised and surrounded by people with bounded mind all of my life. I don't mind. As a matter a fact, I feel grateful to be more open minded because of them. You just need a...
    sashimi9 sashimi9 31-35, F 3 Responses Aug 4

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    Not many ppl are open minded every one lately just goes w the flow lol
    Cruzcrz Cruzcrz 22-25, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    We not meant to live within the confines of our mind. Our mind's are meant to grow. Open your mind.
    PhilosophicMind PhilosophicMind 18-21, F 13 Responses 3 days ago

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    I believe that being an open-minded person can define a person of his maturity. He does not argue in conversations, but rather listens and takes note of critical points, discuss...
    kyrielee kyrielee 22-25, M 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    9 months together and then he turned on me...I dated my ex for a year he made me so happy and he was so caring and loving then nine months into our relationship he started hitting...
    ChandlerTitus1 ChandlerTitus1 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 4

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    It kind of sucks when you become cool with someone you like and they tell you that you could be their girlfriend/boyfriend but never ask you out. Then later they talk about someone...
    Arcencielx Arcencielx 13-15, F Aug 8

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    I lost a person so dare, so loving and such a caring person who would be there for you no matter what or who you are and will always help you. He was a man I looked up to since I...
    Fabgal1 Fabgal1 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 11

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    I am a 21 year old woman I work full time and live with my partner who is 23 and just finished a business degree, problem is I want to have a baby but I am so scared of being...
    TheEmpress14 TheEmpress14 18-21, F 6 Responses Jul 30

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    I wish there was someone to talk to who didn't know me and wouldn't tell anyone about my problems. (I have major trust issues).
    stockywocky stockywocky 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 31

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    I believe in you! I know sometimes you can feel like all you ever do is support others but when it comes to you, there's a drought in your pool of friends. I have felt the same way...
    YoungPadawan YoungPadawan 16-17, F Aug 1

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    Sweet guy, we agreed on the fact that we have been hurt a lot in past relationships, after a 3 months, I got bored, he wasn't the one for me, he would ask me for money as an...
    melonladyy melonladyy 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 4

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