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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 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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    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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    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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    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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    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 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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    Related Experiences

     I don't know if it's my room or my style lol but I'm not. I think it's a compliment though. You can judge for yourself
    ajthecutie ajthecutie 16-17, F 2 days ago

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    I think I've been told a few times even though I personally don't like my voice since my voice is a little deep and I have been called, "Sir" and "Bro" over the phone a few times...
    texaschic35 texaschic35 31-35, F 17 hrs ago

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    I have been to many hospitals since the age of twelve. I have been diagnosed with bipolar since the age of six. I was first put into restraints when I was twelve. This means I was...
    number1stella number1stella 26-30 Jul 8

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    I have been to many hospitals since the age of twelve. I have been diagnosed with bipolar since the age of six. I was first put into restraints when I was twelve. This means I was...
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    I have been to many hospitals since the age of twelve. I have been diagnosed with bipolar since the age of six. I was first put into restraints when I was twelve. This means I was...
    number1stella number1stella 26-30 3 Responses Jul 8

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    I don't understand what I did wrong . he would come home angry from a long day at work and take it out on me . every little thing I did set him off , and he would hold me up...
    abbyhh25 abbyhh25 16-17, F 4 Responses 1 hr ago

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    I have been seeing a man that has been going through a divorce. We have been together for 1.5 years. There were times that were special and we were very happy. Other times that...
    HelpingMe HelpingMe 36-40, F Jul 8

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    Every person I've been interested in has rejected me. I've been called fat,ugly, a stalker, crazy, too emotional, too black. I've been told that they're focusing on God. That I'm...
    PurpleHart PurpleHart 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 5

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    I have been secretly dating the guy I was in live with for two years for a week- and 3 weeks ago he left for a trip to Europe. He messaged me on Facebook for 3 days and from then...
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    I had been married for four months before I found out that my husband, whom I have been in a committed relationship for 9 years including a year-long engagement, cheated on me. It...
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    Hello I am the wife of a drug addict. We have been married for 2 years July 21st. I began to notice major changes in his behavior and mood changes. Also the way he was w me. He...
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    i have been with my husband since i was 15 married now 23 years but together much longer. last year in Feb while laying in bed watching a movie with my husband he was on FB. I...
    jplm420 jplm420 46-50, F 7 Responses Jun 25

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    I cheated on my husband, then i left him. He was mean, and I'm tired of repeating the details, but by mean I intend to say that he fits into many of the descriptors of an...
    Regrets472 Regrets472 26-30, F 3 days ago

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    Have worked in many places many areas looking for a new challenge something where i'm more connected to the organisation where I can make a difference Ive been thinking in Big...
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    I'm going through very tough times. I suffer from major depression and have just been diagnosed with a very hard to treat variation of leukemia. I'm only 13, and have been told I...
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    I need help! I have recently begun to recognize that I have been brainwashed by my family. Although I am becoming stronger, I still think that I am being manipulated by them. Worst...
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    I bought this car from another kid in college. I bought it from him for 2 pills (oxy 20's) and a nug of weed (maybe 2 grams)... I forget exactly what it was, but it was a beat-to...
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    I was tortured and terrorized by my ex husband. My father also played a huge role in this. I have been been befriended by people just so they could poison me and bring havoc on my...
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    Let’s be real here. Being stalked can be either fun or scary. It’s fun because you might feel like a celeb, and it’s scary when you might like “OMG who-is-this-person...
    HikoukiGumo HikoukiGumo 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 13

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    I'm new to this. I am the daughter of a police officer and have never touch drugs. I am also the partner of a man with a 17 year heroin addiction. We have been together for around...
    hoppy87 hoppy87 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 14

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    It's strange to me...people say I'm this attractive, smart, kind woman and that I should be able to get any man I want but I've been single almost two years. Now, I have been...
    kbabe0181 kbabe0181 26-30, F 3 Responses Jul 15

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    I have been bullied before I been bullied but I haven't told a lot of people I love EP because it's like a journal and I can show how I really feel and how I really am Back to...
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    Athletic Bilbao continued their march towards UEFA Champions League football next season using a dominant 3-0 home victory over Malaga. Aritz Aduriz scored at the start of each...
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    It's pretty normal for guys actually..but i have been into fist fight just twice.. The first was when i was 11..that kid was twice bigger than me and with a big lousy mouth..he...
    9thguy 9thguy 26-30, M 2 Responses Jul 10

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    I have been doing this on the phone for years now and it doesn't get old when you do it for the first time with a stranger you don't know it just makes it that much more exciting...
    heartgun heartgun 26-30, M 3 days ago

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    I don't know what has gotten into me lately, but I have been a major b*tch lately! To everyone. I wake up in the morning and I'm like "hey, who's day can I ruin today?" That's not...
    kay5262 kay5262 18-21, F Jun 26

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    I'm sharing this with you because I want to know how I can move forward from this. I do love my husband but I feel so betrayed by his actions. And not just him his family and...
    2011dolly40 2011dolly40 41-45, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I don't know why, but I was beat up a lot as a kid. Some would punch me, some would kick me, I have been strangled, I was pushed off a hill, I was told I was garbage and a waste of...
    Pettraner Pettraner 13-15, F 3 Responses Jun 25

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    My Abuser Has My Children-"No big deal!" I told the father of my twins. He brought them back from a visit and told me to come out to the car and help bring in their stuff. Once we...
    BabylessMommy BabylessMommy 41-45, F 2 Responses Jun 28

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    I have been told I'm beautiful. I don't believe it. To be honest i find it quite insulting because i know I'm not and its patronising.
    tidget tidget 13-15, F 4 Responses Jun 29

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    Actually, I have been told by a few people including my boyfriend that I look like Whitney Houston when she was my age. That is a HUGE compliment because I love her and she's...
    gardengirl17 gardengirl17 22-25, F Jun 29

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    I have been rejected by a girl a year ago and I still think of her
    tommyfung tommyfung 16-17, M Jun 29

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    I often find myself wondering what if....how would we have been together if we had ever really had the chance.... I always kept these thoughts to myself, afraid of what you'd think...
    Oso41412 Oso41412 41-45, F 1 Response Jul 2

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    I have been to Europe three times now, so excited to go again. I've visited Germany, Luxembourg, Belgium, Netherlands, France, Switzerland, and Austria so far and they all are...
    GMnaked GMnaked 46-50, M Jul 6

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    I have lived in the UK all my life. I have been to France, Spain, Germany, America and Holland. I wish I had been to more but my mum is afraid of flying and I'm only 18 so there's...
    MattySomeone MattySomeone 18-21, M Jul 6

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    I have been to a few countries. Italy, Britain, Germany... I think I prefer my humble France to any of those places! Once I even traveled to another country to deliver coffee to a...
    Wattouat Wattouat 18-21, F Jul 6

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    I want to go to tokyo and I'm looking for anyone that have been to tokyo here 😩
    Hunnnson Hunnnson 18-21, M 1 Response Jul 7

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    God has a way of reminding us of where we came from and how far he has brought us.........forgive me for complaining even after you've given me a luxurious lifestyle .......on this...
    Kingkarma32 Kingkarma32 31-35, F 1 Response Jul 7

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    I have nearly died many times because of my asthma. When the BP Oil Spill happened, I couldn't even go outside without having trouble with my asthma. During the oil spill, I nearly...
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