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I Found Someone Who Helped Me Open Up

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 121 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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    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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    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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    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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    Well, I'm not going to delve into the story. It wasn't very recent, either. I feel like I need to share, and not keep things in. I met someone fantastic. By fantastic I mean mature...
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    I'm currently seeing someone who hasn't shown they care about me. We don't spend much time together and he doesn't have much to say to me anymore. I'm putting too much trying to...
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    Elizabeth9697 Elizabeth9697 16-17, F Dec 1

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    This will be my last post about him... There was this guy i met here in ep. We had fun and so i thought. I haven't talk to him for 2 days cause im hurting.... im hurting because he...
    Thiswillbethelast Thiswillbethelast 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 7

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    There was this girl in the town I used to live in. She wasn't always the nicest but a lot of the times she was. I wasn't good friends with her, its weird because I watched her from...
    cristinaluciana cristinaluciana 13-15, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    He'l never love me , not like he loves HER .. No matter how hard I try I will never be what he wants because I am just not that person. I can't be someone I'm not. I can't change...
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    I first fell in love I guess when I was in high school. I don't think it was puppy love since I was caring unconditionally for him, but maybe it's just because I'm naturally more...
    hesitations hesitations 16-17, M Dec 4

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    if you have someone in your life who genuinely cares about how your day went, and listens fully to the ****** up **** that goes on in your mind, and answers your texts or calls you...
    SrColins SrColins 41-45, M 4 Responses Nov 26

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    It would be awesome to meet someone in real life not on EP who like to wear full body spandex suits. We could hang out in our spandex suits, do things with our spandex suits on...
    RedBlueandBlack RedBlueandBlack 18-21, M Nov 28

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    I guess it would be nice to talk to someone else who understand exactly what and how I was feeling, and I could share everything I was feeling and there would be no judgement...
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    Yeah well I met him like 3 months back and we were the best of friends since then. I had a break up with my bf back then n this guy was like always there for me after that. I...
    callmeLys callmeLys 13-15, F a week ago

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    So i thought i met someone on EP and it was 'going' some where... at least i thought it was... and i mean just on a conversational level, just by sharing my feelings and so on. But...
    lonelysoul1088 lonelysoul1088 26-30, M Dec 11

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    livetobefree12 livetobefree12 18-21, M Dec 11

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