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I Found Someone Who Helped Me Open Up

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 122 People

    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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    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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    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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    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 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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    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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    Have you ever met someone who just had something about them, maybe you weren't sure what the purpose was but you could feel it? Not being able to put your finger on exactly what is...
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    I was raised in a very traditional and conservative family with many prejudices. I could never subscribe to those views. I tend to be very open minded and appreciate others who are...
    RC4blue RC4blue 46-50, M 1 Response Jan 6

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    I know a lot care and a lot want to help, i know because i am like that. thought when someone who cares wants to talk i cant, i do not like it. it makes me feel sick, ignorant...
    eflor14 eflor14 16-17, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Well I'm new to this group, but after being hurt from someone I trusted, I've found someone that makes me laugh and smile and feel extra giddy. Like a big kid all over again. I'm...
    AngelChanel AngelChanel 22-25, F Jan 15

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    I was born and rraised in Georgia and let's face it, Georgia isn't the worst state, but it isn't filled with the most understanding people. they're all generally conservative...
    BiCPP BiCPP 18-21, M 1 Response Jan 6

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    Why is it such a bad thing that I don't want to be alone Why is it so bad that I want to be loved and taken care of Why is it wrong that I want someone willing to invest in me...
    zanyzoey zanyzoey 36-40, F 2 Responses Jan 1

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    I'm 22. Aren't I suppose to know what to do with my life? I'm not meant to be coach surfing. Homeless. And jobless. I should have a job, a home and a life that isn't a disaster...
    nonnygirl13 nonnygirl13 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 4

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    People keep trying to get it, but I don't want to let people in, but if I had someone who wouldn't judge me, someone who could just give me a hug and tell me that everything would...
    lostgirl2001 lostgirl2001 13-15, F 2 Responses Jan 18

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    It's been almost three years since we first met. I still remember the day. I had been back in my home town for a few months after I'd convinced myself to stay because I'd missed it...
    minernick minernick 22-25, M 1 Response Jan 4

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    For a long time I was in love with someone who wasn't in love with me but now I'm over it, I have learned that people who act like they don't care about you it's because they truly...
    Marlenyfl83 Marlenyfl83 26-30, F 1 day ago

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    I like someone who I've only gotten to be friends with recently, but he makes me laugh a lot and I think he is honestly one of the coolest guys I know. He has his flaws, but those...
    LearningHearts LearningHearts 16-17, F Jan 7

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    I will miss someone who is getting a new job. I have known this person for a while and I will miss her. This is a dream job for her. But I know she will come back and visit.
    socialskillstraining socialskillstraining 31-35, M Jan 13

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    long long time i am waiting someone who loves me without change my self .....
    rogi4u rogi4u 36-40, M 1 Response Jan 15

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    :( besides having a loved one die has to be the most challenging and emotionally crushing thing ever. To be in the same place as someone who almost hates you. And for what? I haven...
    jussme91 jussme91 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 22

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    He's muslim, and I'm a christian. I don't mind dating him, but he will not date someone who isn't a muslim. He's a great person and it just sucks that religion can ruin things that...
    teehee342 teehee342 18-21, F 6 Responses Jan 22

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    I like someone who I met 3 years ago we are good friend he is my only guy friend that I can be myself but his family won't approve of us because I have a different religion I know...
    yalzaga yalzaga 18-21, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I'm not in love with him but the chemistry is perfect between us. We tried dating in the fall of last year and it didn't work out for him (though he prompted the dating twice) and...
    VinylsideA VinylsideA 18-21, F 2 days ago

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    My 4 month affair ended suddenly when his wife discovered he had been chatting online with other people, mostly from Craigslist personals. I too found this out and confronted him...
    catsanddogs25 catsanddogs25 31-35, F Jan 13

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    I cannot do anything about it what this person did while he was in jail threatened family members which that is my niece because my niece helped my daughter my niece has three kids...
    edboland edboland 36-40, M a week ago

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    I feel like being open-minded is actually a flaw with me. Like whenever someone says something that doesn't quite agree with me, I try to understand their point of view and often...
    distantlurker distantlurker 18-21, M 5 Responses Jan 14

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    So here's my experience.... I had just left a very boring and stable relationship the girl I was with before did nothing out of the ordinary she was a typical high school girl, the...
    sinatranac sinatranac 18-21, M 4 Responses Jan 21

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    Today is the last day my best friend, who came from Florida, will be here in the Middle East, she's going back home tomorrow. Since the time she arrived I had been trying to get...
    psychedelicblues psychedelicblues 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 12

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    My best friend drown when I was 9. My grandpa (who raised me) died in my arms of stroke, my grandma of altzhiemers. My first true love was shot in the head by a random crack addict...
    DarwinDipity DarwinDipity 36-40, F 3 Responses Jan 10

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    Part 2.. I sat at the computer anxiously awaiting her arrival. The anticipation was killing me so I decided to go out the back door and get some air. When I re-entered the room...
    sinatranac sinatranac 18-21, M a week ago

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    I must be dreaming or someone is hacking my brain cause how can some body else see threw my eyes n feel what touches my skin and know its warmth.... But ya know what lol I like it...
    movietime movietime 31-35 Jan 2

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    i think it good to be open minded
    dualnature dualnature 22-25, F 14 Responses Jan 1

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    So, i mean yes i am in love. I don't want to be in love, i really wish i could stop wanting to be around him. He is shy, and kinda weird and awkward, but i men so am i. I go to a...
    isabellajamison isabellajamison 16-17, F 1 Response Jan 2

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    I realized that everyone likes sex and everyone has their own fantasies. EP is a place where you can actually be yourself so dear ladies please don't hate us for being open about...
    crazypeople89 crazypeople89 36-40, M 2 Responses Jan 12

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    THIS REFERS TO EVERYTHING. I was asked to chat today, this person could not come up with a topic besides music or movies, and still not specific. So I mentioned jury selection...
    MsInvis MsInvis 46-50, F 17 Responses Jan 5

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    I wish I could one day find someone to talk to who saw the world the way I do...who saw the poetry and art behind simplicity...that would be quite something
    HekimaUsagi HekimaUsagi 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 7

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    Today my thoughts go out to those heroic members that endured Christmas while trying to process a loved one's suicide. I quietly knight you all and pin an invisible Medal of...
    Tannasheart Tannasheart 51-55, F 1 Response Jan 2

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    I think I need therapy for this. My best friend betrayed me when I was 13. I want to shout TO THE WORLD what an incredible ***** she was. I'm not sure why I didn't. She stabbed...
    kisstherainn kisstherainn 22-25, F 3 Responses Jan 8

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    I had a rough relationship for almost two years. The person I still love broke my heart and played with me until Karma hit her face. But now I'm trying hardest to move on from pain...
    MoshItUpPOTATOES MoshItUpPOTATOES 16-17, M Jan 14

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    Tenchimasaki13 Tenchimasaki13 22-25, M 6 Responses Jan 16

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    I'm so tired of my life.wanna someone to fix my broken heart.need help.
    tossor tossor 22-25, M Dec 31, 2014

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    Have u ever been in something with someone but you just dnt know the motives of the guy/girl rather he wants u as his girlfriend or not and u got frustrated of trying to figure...
    TheRealKelly TheRealKelly 26-30, F Jan 3

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    someone message me, always like seeing messages in my inbox
    Suicidesilenced Suicidesilenced 13-15, F Jan 5

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