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I Have Been Helped By People Who Don't Even Know Me

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    I used to carry a chip on my shoulder all the

    time believing that every person is bad..my outlook changed 4 years ago. The state agreed that my nieces were going to be placed with us 2 days before Christmas....we weren't expecting to have everything move so fast as we had an empty room with no real furniture and really...
    jbm1984 jbm1984 31-35, F 2 Responses Apr 7

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    And I Appreciate It.

    When a friend helps, you are grateful and happy that you have such a friend.When a stranger steps up and lends a had just to be kind, no reward expected, that is a different story. What a blessing to have such friendly strangers.
    Serenitree Serenitree 70+, F Oct 8, 2012

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    Now I see fire Inside the mountain I see

    fire Burning the trees And I see fire Hollowing souls I see fire Blood in the breeze And I hope that you remember me Oh, should my people fall Then surely I'll do the same Confined in mountain halls We got too close to the flame And if the night is burning I will cover my eyes...
    StillVentilate StillVentilate 22-25, F Apr 8

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    I get so frustrated when I see people who don't appreciate what they have. They use their words too easily. I know a person who said she is irritated by her brother's existence. I...
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    I originally thought this is a place where I could roam free, where I can reveal everything and not worry about it... Where I can finally be myself. Not only did I discover that I...
    anotherpasserby anotherpasserby 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 6

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    I know that its just an insecurity thing, but I seriously don't understand how people can get things done right away and not even have to think about it. I really envy you guys.
    UncleBorka UncleBorka 18-21, F Apr 5

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    I don't understand why my mom can't just let me be! I mean, can't she understand that I STILL HAVE DEPRESSION! AND that it isn't that simple to just wave my magic ******* wand and...
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    haha lol! got blocked the first time^^ so, I was blocked by a guy who has a fake account as a girl! lol! it was like, I saw her (actually, "his") question and I commented that ,"I...
    slytheringuy slytheringuy 16-17, M 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    I was talking to a girl and I was typing a rather lengthy response. I didn't see her asking why I wasn't responding (messages didn't show until after I posted) and when I finished...
    secretlyhonest1 secretlyhonest1 22-25, M 2 Responses Mar 30

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    ..............,.............enough said, I think.
    sambiggie sambiggie 36-40, M 1 Response Apr 6

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    What the ****'s wrong with me tbh.
    TrackStackz TrackStackz 13-15, M Mar 26

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    I bumped into a lot of people I don't want to see. I also cover my face with whatever is next to me Or I just hope in my head by saying "please don't look my way please don't look...
    lorrena19 lorrena19 18-21, F Apr 1

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    As I said, I don't entirely know what is going on...
    iloste iloste 18-21, M Apr 11

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    I have always had to deal with people who have read my cover before even letting me speak. Since middle school, I have been called a poser, been exiled from other black kids...
    Babygirl872901 Babygirl872901 26-30, F Apr 4

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    Hysteria doesn't descripe it accurately... I feel sexist just thinking like this. But what I go through is madness. I am reminded of everything I have ever done wrong in my life...
    AmnesiaPlease AmnesiaPlease 18-21, M 1 day ago

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    if you don't like what i bring to the table, I'm not afraid to eat alone.
    CallmeHopelessNotRomantic CallmeHopelessNotRomantic 36-40, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    when u c people from the hood and they driving pass me while I'm with all my kids they wave and smile but don't offer a ride.. it's ok im be riding real soon tho!
    MedinaAbdul MedinaAbdul 22-25, F Mar 31

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    I'm a dress size 18-20 and my bra size is 40C, it's so hard to find my bra size anywhere because I have a big back strap size but small cup. I wish I had bigger boobs. I hate my...
    Fierrrrce Fierrrrce 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 3

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    I have been reject, linked over numerous times. Some women are definitely cool with the wheelchair and everything and can see beyond it. But a lot of times I've gotten weird looks...
    mattywheels25 mattywheels25 26-30, M 11 Responses Apr 9

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    I can text the girl I like on how I feel I don't know why but it easier to text it in person but when I try in person I just get really shy
    Jonathan9000 Jonathan9000 13-15, M 2 Responses a week ago

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    Right now, I do not wish to bump into who is considered the high school jerks. There is a specific group of people I do not want to walk by, and those people smoke weed, shout at...
    Profweird Profweird 22-25, M Mar 31

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    After always being there for others, you would expect people to return the favor, unfortunately it seems to be nothing but one way traffic.........
    scottie1974 scottie1974 41-45, M 4 Responses 5 days ago

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    Women owe you nothing, not a smile, not a glance, not a nod, not attention, not conversation, not even the time of day
    trashspice trashspice 16-17, F 6 Responses Mar 26

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    One time I was at work and this lady who worked at my school was shopping there and we kinda just had awkward stares
    ciarajones179 ciarajones179 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 1

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    I just find it so hard to talk to someone, let's say, sitting next to me in class. I need people to start talking to me or I won't say anything at all. This makes me wonder if I...
    MarioT96 MarioT96 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 9

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    Or sometimes people in general.
    ashleyadele ashleyadele 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 1

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    When he's here I feel like smiling and just being in the moment. When he's gone I feel low. **** even a stupid picture with his smiling face makes me feel like a school girl. Why...
    thepooloftears thepooloftears 26-30 Apr 12

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    I hate to bump to someone wearing the same shirt or dress like mine... hahaha go away!
    LiarOne LiarOne 22-25, F Mar 31

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    Just saw the pastor from the church I used to go to...??????
    LonerToMost84 LonerToMost84 16-17, M 1 Response Mar 31

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    and its always when i look my worse too .
    Alylovespuppies Alylovespuppies 18-21, F 3 Responses Mar 31

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    I would hate to run into my old boss. I honestly feel that if I see my old boss I would punch her in her face. In my volleyball practices I imagine her head as the volleyball.
    adriit adriit 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 1

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    i didnt run into him he ran into me .. he text me and said "i seen u mommy" im like omg that was like seeing me off guard i said "was my jacket on or off
    MedinaAbdul MedinaAbdul 22-25, F Apr 7

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    i'm just tired. being happy is exhausting. life is sad
    TheCroissant TheCroissant 18-21, M Apr 9

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    I want to lead them to the water and teach them how to drink.
    hmmhmmhmm hmmhmmhmm 26-30 1 day ago

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    I am judged all the time. mostly by people who don't even know me. It really sucks
    TheRebel28 TheRebel28 13-15, M 2 Responses Mar 23

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    Walking up the stairs this morning at school, some Senior boy I don't know decided it would be funny for him and his friend to smack my butt since I was waking ahead of them. I...
    babyllove21 babyllove21 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 11

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    I wanted to share my story about my relationship with my ex-boyfriend, I'll call him Mark. We met at university, we were in the same friendship group. Mark was the shy, nerdy...
    drakewood drakewood 26-30, F 2 Responses Mar 25

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    Welcome back Commander Fury, I've missed you! I've been feeling elated these past few days I've almost forgotten how it feels to be furious and annoyed. I don't even know why I...
    abcdefghisabelmnopqrst abcdefghisabelmnopqrst 26-30, F a week ago

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    I can't talk and its killing me. I want to sort my memories out and I can't. I am under the impression that I should give up on pole vault, and just move on to a new group of...
    Redstrings Redstrings 18-21, F 10 hrs ago

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    Like I have no ******* clue. My entire life has been all about what other people want and I just accepted it early on. It always been about them so I never really thought about me...
    steviehunt steviehunt 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 6

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    I do miss some people.. But, perhaps rather than the people, I miss the memories. And it sucks, knowing that I can't make more with those people. Even if I could, it wouldn't feel...
    RhinosaurusRex RhinosaurusRex 18-21, F 5 Responses Apr 10

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