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I Have Been Called a Man

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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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    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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    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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    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 4 Responses Jul 10, 2011

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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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    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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    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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    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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    Don't care if I am one to be honest, can't believe I got threatened and called a **** by a poor homeless man for minding my own business and having a moody face, scum bag, don't...
    saneelax saneelax 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 18

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    People have called me "crazy", "out there", "sick" and "sadistic". Half the time they were my teachers. All it does is make me mad. They haven't seen me crazy and if they did they...
    BLVLFreeSwim BLVLFreeSwim 16-17, F 1 Response Sep 3

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    My father being the manipulator... He was divorced from mum and jailed for a short term when I was 7 but I only found out why at 17. Before that, I was always 'daddy's little girl...
    TheBratPrince TheBratPrince 18-21, F Aug 28

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    And what wouldn't I give for ten minutes to be in a securely soundproof room, armed with a baseball bat and with those same people bound and gagged.
    Iancharles Iancharles 18-21, M 1 Response Aug 26

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    It was a few months ago. I'll never forget it.
    BloodRedDarkness BloodRedDarkness 16-17, F Aug 31

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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 12 hrs ago

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    Obviously I've been hurt many times.. but I'll never forget one of those times.. I still remember the pain as if it was yesterday.. I still feel the pain sometimes.. I used to be...
    Lily449 Lily449 18-21, F 3 Responses Sep 1

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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 lived with my step-mother, father, and brother for most of my life. Unfortunately my father worked a lot and was hardly ever home. This left my step mother to verbally and...
    americanhoney91 americanhoney91 22-25, F 1 Response 20 hrs ago

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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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    Compared to what some of the people here have been through, I had it easy. I met a guy I thought was near perfect- he was cute, he was smart, and I thought he was sweet. I'm clumsy...
    HorizonHeart HorizonHeart 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 18

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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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    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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    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 been complimented on my telephone voice many times. ive even had job offers to be a receptionist just because of my telephone voice. when i was a teenager it has gotten many...
    SadisticBitch SadisticBitch 31-35, F 1 Response Sep 1

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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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    Yes, I have been told this. Many times. There were many situations when I communicated with people for longer period over the phone only. And my nickname was "The Voice" - like...
    quietmentor2 quietmentor2 41-45, M 1 Response 5 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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    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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    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 2 Responses Aug 24

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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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    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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    Not been to many countries. Only Finland, Latvia and Sweden. Especially love Sweden. Only if the merchants wouldn't be such ripoffs with tourists. I'd love to visit UK and Japan...
    Zim0 Zim0 18-21, M 6 days ago

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    Thinking about my life, it should have been different. I married my soul mate or what I thought was my soul mate. It hurts to think about the life we had. At one point in our...
    Sunshinegirl07 Sunshinegirl07 41-45, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    When I was a kid, i used to have a ton of friends, then i moved.... Everyone i knew was gone. After that i never really had any friends. I would always just get through school...
    Snsndmdmam Snsndmdmam 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 28

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    My husband cheated on me online. He never met the woman but many of their conversations were very heart felt and emotional. He even asked her to marry him twice. (he claims he was...
    hasinalady hasinalady 46-50, F 5 Responses Sep 1

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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 4 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 a week ago

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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 2 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 23 hrs ago

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    Have been to Italy and US. I wish I could visit Iceland. 😊
    DaniyelHaazik DaniyelHaazik 18-21, M 4 Responses Aug 17

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    I have been to England, Scotland, Wales, Ireland, Germany, France, Canada and S. Korea. Traveling and seeing the world is always a good time.
    TyLer10e TyLer10e 22-25, M Aug 18

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    I have been to.... Scotland England France Belgium Germany The Netherlands Spain (+Canary Islands) Italy Austria Switzerland Czech Republic Hungary Slovakia Norway Faroe Islands...
    fullen fullen 22-25, M 2 Responses Aug 18

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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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