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    Personal Influence - Unfinished College Essay

             Growing up with a single mother that is mentally disabled has lead to a lot of adversities. Because she suffers from bipolar and paranoid/schizophrenia, the challenges that my mom has made me endure throughout my life has had a significant influence on me. Under...
    rayjoy rayjoy 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 15, 2012

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    I Lost My Brother...

    I received my last e-mail from my younger brother the day before Valentine's day, 2004.  Three days later he was gone.  31 years old. He was the pilot of an air ambulance for EagleMed.  He flew a Kingair 90.  A small, twin engine plane with a crew of 3...
    alobar alobar 36-40, M 1 Response May 22, 2007

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    Once upon a time, about three years ago,

    I was asked my opinion of what an ideal man is. I immediately thought about the one person I looked up to, since I was a kid, my grandpa. I told them, that he was a good family man, a hard worker, and because he did his part in the war, to defend our country. A year ago, I found...
    emilesfault emilesfault 16-17, M 3 Responses Oct 28

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    So, my boyfriend's dog has awful hip problems.

    She's an older dog, but very very sweet. I spent the night over at his place and we slept on the couch. I heard some noise in the middle of the night, thought nothing of it, was thinking she was just looking into a paper bag or something and went back to sleep. Early in the...
    bribri590 bribri590 18-21, F Jul 30

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    Broken Girl

    Broken heart girl all alone, can't forget about what happened. I feel like he took my life away from me. I am a girl watching people enjoy life. He was my first love, and he left me for a different girl. I feel empty inside without him. I can't get him out of my...
    BrokenGirl798 BrokenGirl798 16-17, F 2 Responses Dec 13, 2009

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    Fateful Night

    The other day we were shocked to learn that my husbands' cousin's husband killed himself after an argument he had with his wife. Apparently they had been having marital problems no one knew about. After the argument he just walked outside with his gun and shot himself in the head...
    howsab howsab 31-35, F 2 Responses Aug 31, 2011

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    I know my life isn't

    as bad as some. This is my depression and self hate story. It started when I was young. My dad practically hated me. He never took my side. He was never nice to me. He always yelled at me. I did everything wrong. My brother was perfect and I wasn't. He used to go to the store...
    thoughtfulstars thoughtfulstars 13-15, F 3 Responses Mar 16

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    My Truthful Story

    I never thought I would feel like this. I am as low as I could ever be right now, Granted not as low as I hav been in life but still… I HAVE HIT ROCK BOTTOM! No one would bother to ask why. I have only one person In my life that would care if I died or survived another day...
    inevertoldne1 inevertoldne1 22-25, F 4 Responses Oct 17, 2013

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    You Know What Sucks? The Fact That I Want You

    But You Don't Want Me Back.. The Fact That All Ive Been Trying To Do Is Love You.. And All You've Ever Wanted Was Someone Else.. Well Anyone Else But Me.. Maybe I Wasn't Good Enough To Be Shown Reciprocity.. But When You Told Me You Loved Me Knowing You Didn't Mean It.. That...
    HopelessLoveHer HopelessLoveHer 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 30

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    If you're a guy... Look in you pants.

    .. Sad story completed...
    Dayzdreamer Dayzdreamer 26-30, F 3 Responses Jul 26

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    A Survivor's Story

    I have many sad stories to tell most of which are scattered from group to group here on ep because I have no one who cares to listen by my side. I have always walked my path alone because I can only tolerate the disconnected way we treat each other. I didn't want my children...
    Wonderwoman3 Wonderwoman3 41-45, F 1 Response Jul 19, 2012

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    What I learned from January?

    Honestly it felt like the longest month of my life. I started out new year’s like I have for the past few years. At a party, getting shitfaced with my best friends having a great time, celebrating the last few moments of one year and the first few moments of the next year...
    ladyykatrina ladyykatrina 18-21, F Feb 3

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    My mom came down with a bad case of bronchitis

    when I was twelve years old. We took her to the hospital and they gave her two types if medication. One was something for her cough, and the other was something for throwing up. Me and my dad continued through the day like normal, and we thought she was gonna recover in a day or...
    divaMary3 divaMary3 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 29

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    When I was little, I was taken advantage of by

    my older brother for his sexual curiosity. I was uncomfortable about it, but too young to know it was wrong. It wasn't as bad as it could have been. Nothing went in, but had it kept going on, I'm sure it would have progressed to that. My parents did find out and put an end to it...
    astrokitty4341 astrokitty4341 22-25, F Nov 28

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    Look in the mirror...

    Sad story completed...
    Dayzdreamer Dayzdreamer 26-30, F 2 Responses Jul 26

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    ashleympressler ashleympressler 13-15, F May 12

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    I'd like to say a bit about myself

    before I begin. My name is Dante and I'm 17 years old, turning 18 soon. Because I've grown up with things like movies, video games, books, tv, and most of all the internet, I've never really been comfortable having a conversation with somebody face-to-face. The only time my mom...
    CelestialThallium CelestialThallium 18-21, M 2 Responses Aug 18

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    My Life Is Horrible Part 1

    it started when i moved to texas. my mom began to hit me and beat me. she would hit me with sticks, cords, belts, metal rulers, and other things. she would even hit me with her bare hands. i remember when i was in 2nd grade i would come to school with all these bruises and marks...
    lmfaomiller14 lmfaomiller14 13-15, F 3 Responses Oct 20, 2013

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    Im only 14 ive been thro soo many stuff.

    .. any females have a kik and dont mind listening... i dont feel comfortable talkin to guys sorry
    lmfaomiller14 lmfaomiller14 13-15, F 1 Response Feb 8

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    Addiction And Crushing Souls

    I was previously married to an addict. Won't go into much detail about that...got him to go to rehab (after threatening to leave), had 6 great months of him being clean and he started drinking again (and lying and sneaking and manipulating....the list goes on). Got divorced...
    fayanna2012 fayanna2012 41-45 Feb 22, 2012

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    i'm evelina im 15 years old about 1 year ago i

    was bullied started cutting and tried to commit suicide was hospitalized for 8 months i soon as i came out i ran away and got kidnapped and was forced into prostitution and was abused everyday sexuality, physically and mentally for 1 week until i escaped ran away and 3 guys now...
    evelinanice evelinanice 22-25, F 2 Responses May 23

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    Some of us complain about our life sometimes

    you'll never know bad luck strike you with out warning, A friend of mine has a flat tire in the high way and called ranger. Ranger come after 4 hours of waiting and fix the car and give his card, that if my friend has a problem call him directly. 3 days after the incident my...
    Gettingout72 Gettingout72 41-45, F 3 Responses Oct 28

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    The Blind Girl

    The Blind Girl: There was a blind girl who hated herself just because she was blind. She hated everyone, except her loving boyfriend. He was always there for her. She said that if she could only see the world, she would marry her boyfriend. It was close to Christmas, and she...
    HaleyBloodRedRose1995 HaleyBloodRedRose1995 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 31, 2011

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    The House Time Forgot

    I walked into her house , the first thing I noticed was how dark it was .. all the curtains were drawn shutting off the sunlight. I looked around and it was as if I had stepped back ten years , everything in the same place it had always been .. in fact the magazines on the...
    softkitti softkitti 22-25, F 30 Responses Jul 27, 2010

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    Me and 2 of my friends

    and there family went home to our country and visit relatives for vacation! Mine is 3 weeks, the other is 3 weeks too and the 3rd couple is a month. We both meet each other when where in our destination, we hang out like we're in Florida. All of us has a blast and enjoy even...
    Gettingout72 Gettingout72 41-45, F Jul 30

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    My Complicated Life

    Hello! My name is Dylan Keever. I live in Kansas City, Missouri and i'm 16 years old. Almost all of my family has died except for my mom brother and dad. I can't see my dad though, because he use to be an alcoholic. He lives close to me, but my mom says i can't go and see him. He...
    dylanKeever dylanKeever 16-17, M 4 Responses Sep 16, 2013

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    Once upon a time there was a little girl

    who was three and a half years old. She lived with both her mommy and daddy, and everything was good and happy. Until one day they got a call from the hospital, and the nurse on the other end had bad news. The little girl's grandfather had passed away. What seemed like a perfect...
    lovedownunder lovedownunder 16-17, F 3 Responses Oct 28

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    Wheres Mommy?

    As a young child, I used to wake up every morning, run to the front of my grandmothers house, and sit in the sun that was beaming through her glass door. From that spot on the floor, I could see both the TV in the living room and the cars in the driveway outside. Sitting at that...
    rayjoy rayjoy 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 18, 2012

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    I've wasted my hole life,

    doing things I don't like. Since first grade I liked singing and wanted to play on piano or other instruments. But I never told anyone, even my mother because I was too shy as a kid to admit what I like. I was invited to the school choir but i said no and I still regret that. I...
    Anngela Anngela 22-25, F 2 Responses Apr 6

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    I worked for Sequoia Mental Health Services

    for 12 years. I am terminally ill with breast cancer. I speak with an accent and my supervisor doesn't like my voice. She talked to me about it often and I developed fear. On 5/2/14 she called me to her office to talk about how I talk again. Fear overcame me, I started having a...
    Lutiki Lutiki 46-50, F 1 Response Jun 3

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    My Story Of Poetry.

    My whole school career, all the way up to freshman year, I wrote poetry I wasn't a handsome boy, I was very obese, unattractive. But I did enjoy poetry, I was good at it. It was something to get my mind off of all the cruel things they said to me. It was perfect. But heaven...
    JRGee JRGee 18-21, M Sep 29, 2013

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    A girlfriend gave a challenge to her boyfriend

    to live a day without her. No communication at all and she said if he passed it, she'll love him forever. The boyfriend agreed. He never texted nor called his girlfriend for the whole day without knowing his girlfriend has only 24 hours left because she was dying of cancer...
    Thiswillbethelast Thiswillbethelast 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 25

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    A Problem With Mom

    Though I do not remember it, at the age of two my single mother gave my two sisters and me away to the county because she no longer wanted us. Fortunately for us, my grandma worked with human services and she took me and one of my sisters to live with her (the other was adopted...
    rayjoy rayjoy 18-21, F 16 Responses Oct 10, 2012

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    "dad", I Want You To Know....

    I remember as a kid, when they said "bring your dad to school", The other students had fathers, who were weird, fun and cool. Their dad's would pick them up, and hug them oh so tight, Their dad's would teach them baseball, and how to fly a kite. Some of the kids would ask me...
    rayjoy rayjoy 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 17, 2012

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    When I screwed up and lost my friends,

    by TheOneStory. This story goes back a couple of years. Five, more or less. For starters I'd like to mention that I don't remember that much of anything, I suppressed much of this experience when I went in to a dark era. But the things I remember, they taught me the value of...
    TheOneStory TheOneStory 16-17, F Jan 28

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    My story is kind of long.

    It all started when I was in kindergarten and I have people pushing me off of swings and into play equipment. I was being teased on the bus drive home and to school every day. I moved schools at the start of first grade and I thought it would be better. It wasn't I actually had...
    tututata2126 tututata2126 16-17, F 4 Responses May 12

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    Will anyone talk to me.

    .? I need someone to talk to..
    HelloKittyBaby HelloKittyBaby 16-17, F 6 Responses Aug 19

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    Betrayal- By Anonymous

    The guy had a very cute, shy appearance. his electric green-gold eyes made him look very nice and caring. He rarely smiled, so only people very close to him knew who he really was. or they thought they did. The girl was best friends with this new guy from elementary school. She...
    charelschinchillas charelschinchillas 13-15 1 Response Oct 5, 2012

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    My Story

    I have an alcoholic mom. Every single day she apologizes to me...and for what you ask? She apologizes for almost killing me and my brother. Though I know she isn't truly sorry. On October,5,2013, she got us in a wreck, really close to a dam. She was drunk, again, truly this wasn...
    onelove15 onelove15 13-15, F 1 Response Nov 25, 2013

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    Locked Away

    As a small child, I watched my uncle beat up my mom in the middle of my living room. Frozen with fear I could do nothing; not run, not speak, not move. My mom pleaded to me between the punches to dial 911, but my mind and body would not let me move. My sister ran past me into my...
    rayjoy rayjoy 18-21, F Oct 25, 2012

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    A sad story... One day a guy

    and a girl decided to break up, many were shocked because their relationship was so ideal no one knows the reason why they separated. Years later the girl was asked by her bestfriend's daughter "auntie did you ever had a boyfriend?" she replied "yeah, we used to love each other...
    Thiswillbethelast Thiswillbethelast 18-21, F 3 Responses Dec 13

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    1years old! So when it was my b-day my mum was

    in the hospital for about 2-10 day I'm Regina cuz she almost died at out house so anyway, it was on my b-day and the general hospital called and said the she had passed away so that's when dad started to abuse me and it was rough that mum passed and dad started abusing me<3...
    Strangerdanger47 Strangerdanger47 13-15, F Sep 16

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    A PROBLEM WITH MOM Though I do not remember it,

    when I was the age of two, my single mother gave my two sisters and me away to the county because she no longer wanted us. Fortunately for us, my grandma worked with human services and she took me and one of my sisters to live with her (the other was adopted, but that is another...
    rayjoy rayjoy 18-21, F 1 Response May 4

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    its pretty long and not that well written but my friend thinks i should share it. This is the 1st 20 years of my life This is the story of a broken man. Or more precisely, how he...
    TheWickedJester TheWickedJester 26-30, M 20 hrs ago

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    Doesn't everyone? My story began as typical of the times in some form or fashion.Born to a single Black mother and lover at the time who turned out to be a married man my early...
    Serkha Serkha 22-25, F 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    so this is from the end of my freshman year, it was part of an assignment, but its all mine. my creativity. so here it is: As Juliet sees her body lying on the ground lifeless...
    LawrenceGirl16 LawrenceGirl16 16-17, F Nov 28

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    The holidays can verify quite hectic but many years ago I was preparing to go home for Christmas, had to make quick run to store. It was like my feet had bricks on them ; I didn't...
    3EB333 3EB333 41-45, F Dec 16

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    So my dad just walked in my from while I was laying on my bed looking at this site. He had a bowl in his hand. He said "open your mouth" in a Julia child voice. I gave him a look...
    KateTheStraightedge KateTheStraightedge 16-17, F 5 Responses Nov 30

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    So I havnt seen my uncle in years! I saw him for the first time last night and gave me money! I'm not a person to accept cash like that! They made me keep it! Turns out he was...
    Kevin444 Kevin444 18-21, M 1 Response Dec 14

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    The Evolution of The Late Morning Drinker Well-- in the 1950s perhaps..but for sure the 1960s introduced us to the wet bar in the front room that always had a full decanter of...
    Tannasheart Tannasheart 46-50, F Dec 9

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