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I Have Been Called a Man

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    I've been called that by people who gets D's and F's on tests while I'm a straight A student. A little B's here and there though.. It doesn't make sense to me..
    AnAwkwardTurtle AnAwkwardTurtle 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 8

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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 5 days ago

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    Everyone I know has called me stupid. Even my mom. And they all called me stupid for the same reason: My anxiety and intrusive thoughts.. I ******* hate myself I should really plan...
    oOMissDiorOo oOMissDiorOo 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 26

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    I hate the word STUpId it's way too much I couldn't control being being called stupid. I really become insane I over hear myself .
    billyaldo billyaldo 22-25, M Jul 29

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    I wasn't even cross dressed! I was buying myself new boy-jeans and was about to try them on in the changing room attendant said, "wait! The girl's changing room is over there!" I...
    necxo necxo 18-21, M 1 Response Aug 8

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    Sure have, but names like that have no real meaning unless you put a value to them. I think when your younger and you don't know any better, you know thin skinned. It can be some...
    KawaiiDemon KawaiiDemon 18-21 1 Response 2 days ago

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     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 Jul 23

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    Sometimes God give you no other option but to make you stronger :)
    LoverBoyMike LoverBoyMike 18-21, M Jul 27

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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 Jul 24

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    I'm only 21 years old but can happily say that me and my younger sister have had the most idyllic childhood with many of our fond memories being spent with our grandparents. My...
    deathfromabove1066 deathfromabove1066 22-25, F Aug 1

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    So, I have not long come out of a private hospital here in the UK as an NHS patient (state funded to you American folks) and it's gone fairly well overall. I went in in a state...
    SolitaryFriend SolitaryFriend 31-35, M 1 Response a week ago

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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 1 day ago

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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 4 days ago

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    :) on the outside but :( in the inside!I've been through a lot of pain physically as well as psychologically so i've been through hell and been through a lot more than a average 21...
    MilweePetite MilweePetite 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 3

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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...
    Hiddenamoungus Hiddenamoungus 13-15, F Jul 23

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    I have been married to my husband for 5 years. When we first got together during our last year of college, we liked to party as any young kids do. We would drink and smoke and...
    youaremystrength youaremystrength 26-30 3 Responses Aug 5

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    I am 12 and I have been to: Bahamas Curaçao (A Caribbean island) Panama Jamaica Ecuador Dominican Rep. Many more that I cant remember and I have been to most of them multiple...
    Dev4444 Dev4444 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 1

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    I have been to Australia, China, Hong Kong, Thailand, Russia, Mexico, Honduras, Afghanistan, Japan, The Netherlands, France and Canada. And I really want to visit many other...
    Brandona7x Brandona7x 36-40, M 4 Responses Aug 5

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    I like to take nude summit photos. I am as much embarrassed by this as I am excited, so I make sure no one is around. Recently I was at the summit of a local mountain just...
    xxname xxname 51-55, M 2 Responses Aug 8

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    I think it is hard to live in Canada and not go to the USA at least once. So almost every Canadian will say they have been to another country. I just wish I could see more...
    galdran galdran 36-40, M Aug 9

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    I was adopted at birth and the woman who adopted me raised me since birth so that is my mom or so I thought..Throughout my entire life things were a struggle..I began cutting...
    ChandlerTitus1 ChandlerTitus1 18-21, F a week 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 2 Responses 4 days ago

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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 3 days ago

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    what is life really yet to offer? I have been into a serious relationship and was just waiting for us to settle down and get married....until the time came that I wish would just...
    rockypoly rockypoly 31-35, M 2 Responses Jul 29

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    People that let you down...I have had so many people that let me down - i hate that disappointed feeling you get when you find yourself being let down by someone because you let...
    MilweePetite MilweePetite 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 11

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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 2 Responses Jul 23

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    I have been married for 5 years but we've been together for 17. There was a significant age difference between us (she was older). Long story short, over time, I got extremely...
    vladi7 vladi7 46-50, M 1 Response Jul 27

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    I feel as a 30 year old woman I should be more accomplished I did everything right I've always been there for my family as they have been for me but sometimes I feel like I'm doing...
    feelingstuck30 feelingstuck30 26-30, F Jul 27

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    I have been with my bf for 4 yrs. I found out he cheated once just because the other girl found out about me and confronted me about it. They've been going out for 6 mos. He left...
    justmezel justmezel 22-25, F 5 Responses Jul 29

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    New to this. I'm 26 and have been with my fiancé for almost 8 years and we have a 3 year old son. My son's father started taking percocets and moved to smoking crack and shooting...
    Danielle727 Danielle727 26-30, F 2 Responses Aug 2

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    Bringing relationships to completion and walking away with loving detachment: exerpt from Ch. 18 of Oneness Acceptance, unconditionally, of whatever has been presented, without the...
    findmeholdmeloveme findmeholdmeloveme 18-21 4 Responses Aug 7

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    so far in my life i have been to canada, usa, spain, netherlands & iceland. i've also been to scotland, ireland & wales, but seems as they're part of great britain, i'm not...
    samosborne12 samosborne12 18-21, M 2 Responses Aug 14

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    I am currently married and unsure if I am in an abusive relationship or if I am just difficult to deal with. My husband has never hit me, but the things that he says to me and...
    Gonzales96 Gonzales96 18-21, F 6 Responses 6 days ago

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    Sorry i havent been on much lately, i was going through some stuff and i started a new job last week~ and dont think im ignoring you if i dont reply to messages :( i just have had...
    Jessiesgirl98 Jessiesgirl98 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 23

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    Okay this is something sorta crazy I know. Back when I was 13 I was raped on my way home from school and I didn't tell anyone and it broke me and ripped me apart still today I...
    Finniees Finniees 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 24

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    I have been to France, Italy , Russia , Indonesia , Korea , Japan , Australia , Israel , Egypt , Kuwait , Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, Spain, Canada, Panama, Columbia...
    gunnerysailor gunnerysailor 56-60, M 3 Responses Jul 24

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    I have been to France,Spain,Malta,Greece,Bosnia,Turkey, India,Sri Lanka,Burma,Malaysia,Thailand,Japan, USA,Mexico,Brazil,Bolivia,South Africa,Botswana,Swaziland,Egypt,Ghana, DRC...
    Smeeg2911 Smeeg2911 13-15, M 2 Responses Jul 24

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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 6 Responses Jul 25

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