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I Have Been Away

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    I've been away for a long time.

    I'm not sure how long. The days probably don't add up to much in the grand scheme of things. Six months, give or take, if I had to guess. I'm not just talking about EP, though I'm sure it more than applies here. I've been away from everything. I've been removed for just long...
    KnaveOfClubs KnaveOfClubs 18-21, M 2 Responses Jan 3

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    It's been a while since my last time here.

    I recently went through a long time coming divorce and am now learning to cope with single life. The loneliness I'm use to but where to jump start my life? I forgot about EP and just remembered my password. So here I am, back to see what's going on. I moved too, Now I live a few...
    Shirleyyougest Shirleyyougest 46-50, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Its Been A Year!

    It is hard to believe it has been a year since I was able to get to my page here. I started this a few hours ago and my computer went down.  When I could get it back up several people had beat me to my own punch line!  LOL Life has been full of difficulties this past...
    peanutbrittle peanutbrittle 46-50, F Dec 9, 2009

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    Just Wanted To Say Hey!!!!

     I haven't been here much lately... The Sailor does not get sick but once every 5 years... But when I do, I go down for the count!I also REALLY needed to catch up on some work and be more diligent about the new year...I hope everybody is well and HAPPY!!!HappySailor!;o...
    HappySailor HappySailor 41-45, M 17 Responses Jan 7, 2010

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    Sorry

    I was taking care of my Grams' needs and trying to find the better parts of me. Some of them are still lost so please have patience.
    fungirlmmm fungirlmmm 41-45, F 1 Response Jun 14, 2011

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    Yes It's True

    I have been away from the site for at least two months. I'm sure it would have not been so long a time had not work blocked the site and my daily romp through the stories and questions had been denied my attention. Then again the Warcraft has been my most constant online activity...
    dasmuggler dasmuggler 36-40, M 3 Responses Jul 11, 2009

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    Been away for awhile now!

    !! Phew long vacation and a great one!!! So how's everyone:)? Anyone seen guardians of the galaxy yet:)?
    MysteryR MysteryR 22-25, M Aug 4

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    Back Soon

    Hi to all my ep friends i am off line at the moment and have asked a friend to write this for me, waiting for new broadband missing and loving you all hope your all ok Bunnydrop x
    bunnydrop bunnydrop 41-45, F 2 Responses Nov 30, 2008

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    I needed clarity and a break from a world that created a chaotic era for me. This time, one foot at a time, dipping one toe after the other. The water must be great and if it isn...
    ChaoticReason ChaoticReason 36-40, F Aug 19

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    So yep. Everything in my profile is out of date but hello, it's nice to be here again! Hope I can get around to updating and catching up this week!
    nicolaluna nicolaluna 36-40, F Aug 21

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    Update! There's hope guys - don't settle! Last time I posted it had been only one month since being cheated on - and I was a mess. Only thing I was sure of is that there was no way...
    imatulipinacup imatulipinacup 22-25, F 3 Responses Aug 27

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    I need to express this. I feel so alone and feel that I am going through all of the emotions at once dealing with this. I sometimes don't even know where to begin. But I pray that...
    FromJWtoJEW FromJWtoJEW 36-40, F 2 Responses Aug 29

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    Been away for a while here and feeling the need to come back
    ravennite44 ravennite44 46-50, T Sep 3

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    My ex gf just got arrested yesterday for showing domestic violence towards me in our school parking lot this week. I told the witnesses to call the police, and they did. When we...
    Kiyamilan Kiyamilan 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 22

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    I literally am reading all these stories and my heart aches. I have been in two mental hospitals and been batteling depression for six years. I have cutt every place there is skin...
    Gonzales96 Gonzales96 18-21, F 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    Just something I felt like sharing/talking about. My current bf and I had a fight and I guess this was his way of "getting back" at me. He began entertaining conversations with...
    VousEtesBelleCM VousEtesBelleCM 18-21, F Aug 30

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    I Have a question. My husband of 18 years is a drug addict. Addicted to pills and on and off heroin. He started the heroin After his mom passed away two years ago. It was months...
    Ssm3366 Ssm3366 36-40, F 3 Responses Sep 5

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    I have been depressed before~ People I knew had cancer 2 died 1 is surviving 1my grandma -died 2my friend -died 3 my mum -lived I was depressed The first time is when I found...
    RainbowWolf13 RainbowWolf13 13-15, F 2 Responses Sep 5

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    I have to say, I've never witnessed or experienced blocking at such a high frequency on any other site as much as on EP. It amazes me, humors me, and appalls me at times. Even...
    AllStarcrushNate AllStarcrushNate 26-30, M 6 Responses Sep 8

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    I've been so busy with school work , my son and other family things I haven't been on in forever . First I lost my second child a month ago so I've been going through that and...
    Loving1234 Loving1234 16-17, F 6 days ago

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    I've been few continents by myself. The most difficult places have been the spanish speaking countries. ( language barriers, dangerous, etc) I must say people in Peru are nice and...
    nomadic32 nomadic32 31-35, M 1 Response Aug 20

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    Well that was fun...I had an accident at the farm and ended up with a concision...I have been here for 2 days now and I don't even know what happened...must have been bad cause my...
    BustyRedHead321 BustyRedHead321 18-21, F 5 Responses Sep 4

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    I have been cheated on more than a couple times, my latest ex cheated on me but is now texting me all the time.part of me feels like hey karma is a ***** because he says the new...
    LoudMouse LoudMouse 31-35, F 3 Responses Sep 6

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    I live in a city that is very expensive and only work in a fairly low paid industry. long story short I cant live with family and I am a Christian who believes it is better for me...
    funkykristi funkykristi 31-35, F Sep 10

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    I have been with my boyfriend for 6 years and he is my life but the guy before me was a jerk. He had sex with someone in my bed whilst I was at work luckily I was left off work...
    mparker7789 mparker7789 22-25, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I have been, and still am part of a really abusive selfish mother and an enabler father. My mother is so derailed mentally, she is viciously crewel. She has antagonized me from...
    pistacchia pistacchia 46-50, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    A Bridge Across the Pain. I remember one morning when I was three and sitting across the table from my father at breakfast, just he and I, when for no reason I could think of he...
    Steffi97 Steffi97 16-17, F 4 Responses Aug 19

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    Umm i have been rejected to 8 girls. My social life sucks.
    IamDonatello IamDonatello 13-15, M 1 Response Aug 19

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    For basically all of my life.Mostly because i keep everything bottled up inside.I know its not good for me but i have kept this bottle as a Safe mode for all of my life. Just...
    UndefinedMind29 UndefinedMind29 16-17, F Aug 19

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    Lately I have been doing good by going to the Masque cause I am Muslim and pray allot I left the alcohol and the smoking and the bar seen behind to get closer to god inshallah like...
    Shirazsh Shirazsh 31-35, M 1 Response Aug 19

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    I'm from England and I have been to Scotland, Spain, France, Portugal and Turkey! I would love to visit the USA though!
    Dec200 Dec200 13-15, M 5 Responses Aug 22

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    Yes. I have been told I was younger than I look. What you think?
    roselani2005 roselani2005 26-30, F 2 Responses Aug 23

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    In pictures obviously I'm a guy aha ... but not unless the girl wanted i disagree with random flashers haha. The only exception to this is when I'm drunk because i end up stripping...
    surfdas surfdas 22-25, M Aug 23

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    In have been seen nude so many times I can't keep track! I love it! That's why I pose nude do art classes. An excuse to be nude in front of all of people!!
    Crdrinker Crdrinker 46-50, M 1 Response Aug 24

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    I have been single for two years and I'm tired of being single!!!!!!
    theonenibodylikes theonenibodylikes 13-15, M Aug 24

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    For the last 8 years I have been studying, working and traveling overseas, but sometimes I feel lonely as my friends is spread around the world, the good thing is whenever I come...
    Jasonaditya Jasonaditya 26-30, M 4 Responses Aug 24

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    I feel like i have been on my own for so long. I am not even sure if I know how to be with someone anymore.
    Erinjessica Erinjessica 22-25, F Aug 26

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    I have been to Thailand and I was sad and amazing all at the same time ! Te beaches were lovely !! The night sky was ******* amazing !
    20andinkedxxx 20andinkedxxx 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 27

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    I have been very busy this last few weeks. i work a lot as it is! These last few weeks have taken me to some pretty strange hours of the day. I have been getting up at 2AM and...
    johnlament19 johnlament19 18-21, M Aug 28

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    I've loved to travel all my life. I was born in New Zealand. I have been to Australia, Samoa, Tonga and Tokelau Islands. I will never forget it. Oceania is beautiful and I...
    InfiniteSunshine InfiniteSunshine 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 30

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    I have been to Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, China, Hong Kong, Japan and USA and UAE. I would love to travel more, like Europe (maybe next year), UAE for more cities, UK, Japan...
    candy8ar candy8ar 18-21, F 3 Responses Aug 30

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    my boyfriend is trying to convince me that I 'admitted' doing something with another guy before our 'split up', when I didn't. I was sure he broke up with me so I turned to alcohol...
    kbeary kbeary 18-21, F 4 Responses Aug 31

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    Not that many really. I live in the UK, I went to Spain when I was 4, France when I was 9 and when I was 12 (actually I might have been 11, not sure but it doesn't really make much...
    CupcakeCarnival CupcakeCarnival 13-15, M 1 Response Sep 1

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    I have been physically abused by my alcoholic dad ever since I was in 3rd grade. He went to jail for a couple years but is now back. It has gotten better now that I am bigger and...
    ihill032299 ihill032299 16-17, M Sep 2

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    To "I am the other man", FU you coward. Thanks for your part in destroying my marriage. Yes I made mistakes but have been man enough to change and not hide.
    MrHeartaFire MrHeartaFire 31-35, M 2 Responses Sep 6

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    I live in the USA. I am originally from ethiopia, people with good culture and value. I have been to Canada new found land- nice place and better life!
    greatmotuma greatmotuma 26-30, M 1 Response Sep 6

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    By my voice, looks and demeanor, I must have been told I resemble Jeff Bridges. Probably at least 100 times. No hyperbole.
    WaterOx WaterOx 41-45, M Sep 7

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    I have been to Australia, New Zealand, Florida, Antigua, Saint Lucia, Barbados, the SeyChelles, Bermuda, Grenada, The Maldives, Spain, Portugal, Italy, Greece, Austria, Germany...
    hermione118 hermione118 13-15, F 3 Responses Sep 9