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I Hate How American Society Throws Good People Away

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    I Can Tell You Why It Happens Too

    My brother is going to be 40 years old soon and the only time he ever got close to being married was a joke.   He follows every law he's even remotely aware of, has a job (and a car, place, etc), cares about intelligent things and wants a future for himself.  Yet...
    lesshissMORECAT lesshissMORECAT 31-35 5 Responses Jul 1, 2009

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    Suicide: As a volunteer I welcome many people here on EP. I'm so disturbed at the many who want to commit suicide, and even ask how to do it?! I just stare at a loss for the right...
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    this is a homage of respect and a rememberance to all the truly good people out there that sacrificed their lives and died for all that is honorable in this world. this is posted...
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    Often I take like 100 pictures to get a good one :/ hate how I look and usually I dont even show myself to anyone.
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    I hate it! I hate how I feel so much right now! I feel like nothing I say can ever change anything. It doesn't even matter how much I feel about something. Just like when I was...
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    The story of my life. I push people away to protect myself ..it may seem selfish but getting hurt has taught me a lot of lessons . Now , you would think those lessons would have...
    EricTheHooper EricTheHooper 18-21, M 1 Response a week ago

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    I don't know why good people suffer in life. I have a heart of gold and in my life I have not hurt anyone intentionally. If I see anyone in need I would give them the shirt of my...
    SeniorSue SeniorSue 61-65, F 1 Response Sep 4

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    I keep pushing people away when all I really want is a hug
    InternetKid905 InternetKid905 13-15, F 1 Response Sep 10

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    Right, so because I hate how I look in pictures I decided to use a (what I thought was a) clean manga version of me that I found in google. Turns out he's a manga pornstar... Yup...
    HRHHeronMaxwell HRHHeronMaxwell 16-17, M 1 Response Sep 14

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    I don't want to push people away but I'm afraid I'll hurt them either way
    InternetKid905 InternetKid905 13-15, F Sep 14

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    Sohhhh muhchhhhhh Life is filled with jerks. So good people are rare. And cherished.
    Livyn4pals Livyn4pals 46-50, M 1 Response Sep 8

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    There are some good people out there. Just wondering why there are so many idiots out there...
    ValhallaAwaits ValhallaAwaits 18-21, M 6 days ago

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    I feel so bad for my husband and my family that I have left. I have been a little on edge lately and have had a rough time in my marriage. This all makes me think about what if I...
    BrokenWander BrokenWander 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 1

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    Ever since I was ten it was always my twin getting my parents attention, it just started with the "why can't you be more like her" or " you have a terrible personality". Then I got...
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    I'm use to losing people that it doesn't even hurt anymore. I hate the feeling I get when I know it's inevitable. That because of how I am, people won't like me. But I know that I...
    DayDreamingDragon DayDreamingDragon 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 11

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    I feel like a time thief. I take up so many peoples time for so long talking about stupid things. I steal their time away from them, time they could've used to talk to someone...
    wedgieshurtalot wedgieshurtalot 16-17, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    And my threats to quit no longer work.. I guess 10 times in 9 months is too much.. total of 16 in 7 years? I don't know, I lost count.. but I guess now I'm just crying wolf EXCEPT...
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    I hate that people say that people only do suicide or cut themselves because they want attention. Maybe they need that attention to feel loved and needed in this hell hole we call...
    liveandloveat21 liveandloveat21 13-15, F 1 Response Sep 22

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    I feel so nasty, so harsh, so bitter. I'm disgusted with myself, I'm fed up with my life the way it is, where I live, my surroundings, everything. I feel like I'm about to explode...
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    I really don't understand why when someone is completely honest about they're intentions. People just bash them, and say that they aren't serious... or just say and emphasize t he...
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    Life is so damn boring! I'm not saying i want to die (though i'd be lying if i said that thought has never crossed my mind) but rather that, well... life really is boring. I love...
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    Why is it so impossible for me to take a good hockey photo? here are some examples of my ones before: i always look like a rapist or a depressed baby. holy sh1t my change between 2...
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    Don't you just loathe people who say " Id rather kill myself than do this ! " ?
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    I don't know how to express my feelings to people or to trust them , I had a lot of best friends before but they all went to another school or I pushed them away cause I didn't...
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    So there's this app called Uber. If you haven't heard of it, it an app where you can schedule a car to pick you up. Anyone can be an Uber taxi, you just need a car. So my friend...
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    My EXboyfriend came up with this story that we broke up because I gave him money when he needed it(true) . He also said that I start shedding tears and bawling when he had dumped...
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    U know those friends that literally cant take a bad photo? I hate them
    mawniegirl mawniegirl 26-30, F 5 Responses Sep 10

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    My friend just took my senior photos for me and didn't edit them at all. She has more acne than me and her skin looks flawless in her pictures, and she posted them on her page so...
    Selphira Selphira 16-17, F 1 Response Sep 20

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    I don't like being to told to smile for one thing...and then flash photography, makes me look more pissed off! I've always hated my own pictures, even as a kid. There are very few...
    hellcat88 hellcat88 41-45, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I really hate eat I feel ryt now..... I was loving u soo much but I hate u dat much!!!!
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    I don't know what to say I am getting married to the most amazing man he put me first all the time asking how I am feeling and if I was ok because right now he is away from me and...
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    Today has been a bad day and I feel like if I try to talk about it people might say I'm just being an over dramatic teenaged girl and I pissed off my "best friend" bec I'm not...
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    Doesn't matter your background, as long as you are good.
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    FEATUREPOINTS: You always get 50 points with the referral codes people give you. I guarantee you that you will only ever get 50 when you start. You can use my code if you want...
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    Hey! That's why I'm here!!
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    On purpose. With a smile. Before checking to see if youre useful Sicker than me. Sicker than most.
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    It all stems from the media
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    Like love. Thought they were great. But learn they were acting.
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    I try and make friends but they all seem to disappear all my friends are gone
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    So i have this 'friend' that is kind of a **** to me sometimes and it really ****** me off.
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    This world really sucks. I have no intention of leaving it, but I have no intention to bring anyone into it either.
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    that's just bull!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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    I want very thick and straight hair.
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    If I feel myself getting super close to anyone, I'll get distant. I'm sorry if it makes you seems like I don't care about you anymore. I know I'm horrible at keeping relationships...
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