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I Have Been Called a Man

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    Stupid Kids ...

    A couple years ago I had my hair cut really really short. I liked it... until I realized I looked like a boy. My mom is a teacher, and lots of her students (kindergarden and elementrary school kids) used to ask me if I was a boy or a girl :S damn! that made me feel terrible, even...
    danonino0o danonino0o 18-21, F 5 Responses Jul 10, 2011

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    Many Times I Have Been Called a Man Lol

    And NOT BECAUSE of how I look lol - but because of the way I behave. :-)
    Thought1 Thought1 22-25 1 Response Jun 21, 2009

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    I Have Been Referred To As ''sir''

    Now I dont mind when the person sees my height ~calls me ''sir'' ~ then looks again and goes.....oooPs! sorry madam...But yeah this guy called me sir, talked with me about selling cheaper electrc or some shullbit, then left!! huh!! also I have a typically boys name so loads of...
    tinksie tinksie 31-35, F Feb 22, 2011

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    Theres A Boy In The Girls Room!

    Omg I couldnt tell you how many times I got called a little boy when I was growing up .... See.... my mom thought it would be a good idea to chop off all my hair really short when I was about 10 years old to about 12 or 13. She said it would look really "cute" and "feminine...
    Astory4supper Astory4supper 22-25, F 14 Responses Feb 21, 2011

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    On the Phone

    I was a bit sick, with a cold and harsh voice, so the caller said, "Sir ..." I hung up. I was rude, but I couldn't stop laughing and then coughing!
    LordVoldemort LordVoldemort 36-40, F Mar 30, 2009

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    Wtf?!!

    Not once in my real life but it seems to happen here often. So I guess I should share my experience with you all and hopefully make myself clear at the end. I have been called a man not by one person by four people here. I don’t know what is weird is with me. I will line up...
    deleted deleted 26-30 7 Responses Nov 5, 2012

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    Called A Man

    Called a man,Yes, indeed,I have,I was a boy.Now, I'm all grown up,I must be a man.
    lazycrazybasket lazycrazybasket 46-50, M Jan 28, 2012

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    I Teared A Bit...

    I've gotten tons of emails from people from Craig's List. After getting so many, it slowed and you would see one pop every now and then but there was one that said "Face of a serial killer....or a man..." If I am a man, and I'm poor and not enough to get plastic surgery, then...
    leftfordead01 leftfordead01 18-21 Aug 20, 2011

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    TOO Many Times

    This happens SOO much to me, but people do not freakin' believe me.  "Thank you, sir!"; "This young man..."; "He..."; "...his..."...OMG!!!  "SHE!!"  I'm a f**kin' girl!! Yes, I'm a tomboy; yes, I admit, sometimes I...
    filthydieseltech filthydieseltech 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 30, 2009

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    Related Experiences

    There have been a few occasions in my life when I learned how s%xual a woman can be to a man... Unfortunately in my case it started with my father. I remember doing gymnastics...
    lilygeorge12 lilygeorge12 22-25, F 2 Responses Nov 26

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    There have been a few occasions in my life when I learned how s%xual a woman can be to a man... Unfortunately in my case it started with my father. I remember doing gymnastics...
    lilygeorge12 lilygeorge12 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 26

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    First time in my life I've been called a Troll, well aside from the obvious (appearance wise) but you ask a question on EP and then go to confirm how something is pronounced and...
    heyitsabike heyitsabike 31-35, F Dec 18

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    Due to my age I was called maam by a female clerk who was staring at my breasts from the other side of the counter
    donn2 donn2 61-65, M 1 Response Dec 15

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    My husband once called me ****. Not ******, just ,"You are ****" & "So awful I gotta have **** just to get off when I'm with you"....he's fabulous
    lehcar1977 lehcar1977 36-40, F 1 Response a week ago

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    It happens to me on the phone a lot. Mostly telemarketers and customer service people who don't know who they are taking to. I have a soft voice, a little higher than a typical...
    AzabethTV AzabethTV 51-55, T 1 Response Dec 9

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    From 4th grade to 6th. People even spread horrible rumours about me that everyone even thinks about me to this day and I may have looked retarded but I was hyperactive, immature...
    FoxFan64 FoxFan64 13-15, M a week ago

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    It was by a couple of complete strangers at the pool last summer.
    Dezireesdesire Dezireesdesire 18-21, F 3 Responses Dec 1

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    I've been told I have a good voice. Sexy seductive and also calm and soothing. Have been asked many times to tell someone a bed time story or to just talk till they fall asleep or...
    Cloudwolf1313 Cloudwolf1313 26-30, M Dec 10

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    if anyone here needs someone to talk to, you can talk to me. I have been in 2 domestic relationships. one when I was 15 & the other when I was 19.
    isuhbelle isuhbelle 18-21, F 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    I have been betrayed by a really close friend. Basically she was my roomate at university and we became very good friends but we were really different,she was tattoed with...
    Tessa3 Tessa3 22-25, F 2 Responses Dec 5

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    Again, excuse the awkward wordings to get around the censors, but it won't let me post this story without them. I was in one for six days in February, and then they forced me to...
    Boulier Boulier 18-21, F 5 Responses Dec 7

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    I am almost 40 years old and have been dealing with horrible headaches for 16 years now. I have tried all kinds of doctors, treatments, medications, even various surgeries...
    JunieMarie JunieMarie 36-40, F 1 Response Dec 7

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    I am contemplating divorcing my husband. The problem is that this will be my third divorce and I am only 43. I made some bad decisions in my twenties based on growing up in an...
    strikes3 strikes3 41-45, F Dec 17

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    All my relationships - dating, family and friends. I've been lied to and cheated it, made feel unimportant, verbally and mentally abused to the point where i have a hard time...
    bestofme85 bestofme85 26-30, F Dec 4

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    I stayed over at a friends we slept together in bed. We both slept together naked. We kissed each other he said to me i have been seen naked so many times. I said to him i like...
    judycasanova judycasanova 46-50, M 7 Responses 3 days ago

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    I have been told by many people, including my friends, that I am an ugly girl and that I'm a complete loser on top of it. I don't have many friends and I'm just looking for people...
    uglygirl13 uglygirl13 13-15, F 8 Responses Nov 30

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    From the time that I was 7 years old, I have been medicated. I have been on 30+ drugs my entire life. First was Ritalin, that made me a walking zombie. From then on anti...
    sicknfaith83 sicknfaith83 31-35, F Dec 2

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    Yeah I have been in hell. I have had my life taken away from me and sent into hell for 3 yrs and it took 5 yrs after just to cope. Dehumanized, captive, mentally tortured...
    mslvr01 mslvr01 46-50, M 3 Responses Nov 28

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    It was just the once for me. It was a charity event in a pub I worked in about 20 years ago - I would have been 24 or 25 at the time. I think it must have been Children in Need. It...
    Sarah667 Sarah667 46-50, F 1 Response Dec 1

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    Me and my twin have been through so much together it's not even funny she's my bestie for life. But she puts her bf's before me I'm always there when she needs me but lately she's...
    yeahis18 yeahis18 18-21, F Dec 1

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    Man ! Today, i realized i have been single for 17 years :O
    iamjustbeingme iamjustbeingme 16-17, M 9 Responses Dec 3

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    I'm proud to say that I have been out of the hospital for a month now. Ya I've thought about going back just because it was a safe place that I needed again but I've made it...
    sadly203 sadly203 18-21 1 Response Dec 11

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    Coworkers have been asking me to make the recordings to accompany technical manuals they are writing. I keep telling them that having a stutterer read their instructions may not...
    ACraigNewman ACraigNewman 36-40, M 6 days ago

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    I have been dressing from time to time since I was 7. However, the last three years it has been most if the time. About three years ago I started wearing panties, pantyhose, and a...
    Adam59 Adam59 56-60, M 5 Responses Dec 1

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    It's been a difficult year. There have been some low lows and I'm wondering when the highs are coming back. I've applied to 50 jobs as of February. I've been interviewed 10 times...
    msrani msrani 31-35, F Dec 5

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    What are your symptoms??? I wanted to stay home last night, yesterday was a long day, but I went into the hospital emergency room. I guessed I would be left in the waiting room...
    LadyGypsy LadyGypsy 36-40, F 3 Responses a week ago

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    I don't know where to begin. Do u remember the first time we talked? I do. It was back at eminence in late 2013. Economics classes. It's like some twisted law of fate, I think I'm...
    Tearsinmycheek Tearsinmycheek 16-17, F Nov 29

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    I have been feeling alone a lot lately. All my husband seems to be interested in is his video games and when we are intimate, right after, he just gets up, cleans up, and goes...
    Mystery08 Mystery08 22-25, F 1 Response Dec 2

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    I guess it's happened a couple times. The most recent: I work with the football team at my university. I'm pretty close with one of the coaches. He's not that much older than me...
    MyUnspokenWord MyUnspokenWord 18-21, F Dec 11

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    Not much to say other than I recently just got cheated on, and I really don't know what to do with myself or the questions I have that no one can really answer. Wrapping my head...
    Panoramicdemon Panoramicdemon 16-17, F 3 Responses Dec 12

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    my husband and i have been best friends for 20 years, in a relationship for 4 yrs and married for 1. I found out he was cheating on me just before we got married and was sending...
    mumofj mumofj 26-30, F 16 Responses Dec 17

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    First, I know it's long, but please I need someone to help me. Any advice. Reading these stories bring tears to my eyes. I have been cheated on 3 times by the same guy. He lied...
    ArisDiCicco ArisDiCicco 18-21, F 4 Responses Dec 17

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    2, both female. I've had 2 different cyberstalkers in my internet lifetime. They were both female and both under the age of 25. Stalking is a very serious thing. Cyberstalkers are...
    DarkwingGoslyn DarkwingGoslyn 31-35 5 days ago

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    I have been extremely obese all my life. It's a genetic predisposition, because my mom is a really big woman too. And of course I always ate a lot and I hated it to move my body...
    ssbbwjean2000 ssbbwjean2000 41-45, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    I have been fat since I was in the 3rd grade. My family has a weight issue on both sides..that's not an excuse...but it does make it a little more likely that I WOULD be oveweight...
    RubyLane RubyLane 41-45, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    I have been there quite a lot of times usually on my way to the Airport from somewhere else. before 9/11 there was a convenient left luggage at Grand Central where I could leave...
    Wulfstan Wulfstan 70+, M Nov 26

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