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I Have Come a Long Way

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 69 People

    Looking Back.

    Sometime after your thirties, it just snicks upon you that you have came a long ways. For me it started in my forties, The kids would soon be gone from home and have lives of their own and there was more time to think about pass events. I had came from a very poor family that had...
    Jones47 Jones47 61-65, M May 11, 2013

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    In For Life

    How many sentences are you serving? One, two, three life sentences? Or have you lost count?  Are we any different then those who spend their day behind bars, “just” putting in their time and counting down the days till they are released?  Do our...
    WifeTellsAll WifeTellsAll 31-35, F 1 Response Jan 21, 2010

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    From a shy little kid with braces and acne to the woman who has it going on today.
    fungirlmmm fungirlmmm 41-45, F 6 Responses Jul 12, 2008

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    Ohhh Yeah!

    And I have yet a long path to follow. I can only hope that my journey is less traveled with frowns than smiles!
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Apr 4, 2011

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    Related Experiences

    hello. It would be cool to have a long distance relationship with a cool girl. I'm 16 years old in half a month.
    Noryc Noryc 22-25, M 1 Response Feb 17

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    It's way better there ... I choose to escape at will and remain . Hours days minutes even months have slid by and I remain . Tangled twisted in my own reality . Pain pushing me...
    KittenHasClaws1980 KittenHasClaws1980 31-35, F 1 Response Feb 4

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    My longest relationships were my long-distant ones. The idea of someone being so far yet so close is magical. But don't be fooled they hurt just as much as non-long-distant...
    struggle13 struggle13 13-15, F Feb 4

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    i honestly prefer online.long dostance relationships to start out because its really more about who they are, not just what they look like. lots of people say the distance usually...
    justjess96 justjess96 18-21, F 3 Responses Feb 4

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    About 16, bi. Looking for a long distance relationship. Preferably in the US, 16-18 age group would be nice..
    struggle13 struggle13 13-15, F Feb 4

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    Im im a long distance relationship rn...
    bobbyrado2 bobbyrado2 18-21, M Feb 5

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    I guess having a long distance relationship it doesent really matter what country
    Razziness Razziness 13-15, M 2 Responses a week ago

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    Girls with long hair I love that
    vito125 vito125 18-21, M 1 day ago

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    I always wanted to have a relationship. The longest one was about 9 months thats it. It would be so nice to have one.
    igdesigner igdesigner 18-21, M Jan 31

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    SINGLE AND LOOKING IM 26 I HAVE A JOB HOUSE VEHICLE DISTANCE IS NO ISSUE MUST BE 18 AND OLDER IN THE USA WANNA TEXT?LADIES ONLY IM NO PERVE
    Sexytexan18 Sexytexan18 26-30, M Feb 8

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    After gettin a hotel room with my friend Karen (another ts) and taking multiple dicks I really dont believe im cut out out to be that kinda girl.... it was cool to try it but I...
    CaRamelBeauTy88 CaRamelBeauTy88 26-30, T 9 Responses Feb 19

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    My latest job ended poorly our ship hit some troubles and I had to issue the message no ship wants to send a distress call we were picked up by an Icelandic naval ship and our ship...
    TheShipscat22 TheShipscat22 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 20

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    SINGLE AND LOOKING IM 26 I HAVE A JOB HOUSE VEHICLE DISTANCE IS NO ISSUE MUST BE 18 AND OLDER IN THE USA WANNA TEXT?LADIES ONLY IM NO PERVE
    Sexytexan18 Sexytexan18 26-30, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I mean I would like to have one ,but I doubt anyone would you know date me:/
    penguinproblems penguinproblems 18-21, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    It's always been a great feeling to help....a smile in their faces is just so priceless :)
    renskie99 renskie99 22-25, F 11 hrs ago

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    I'd love to find a lesbian or bisexual woman who would be serious about a relationship.
    likechasingclouds likechasingclouds 22-25, F Feb 3

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    this is intended for humor purposes by no means my real views to a happy marriage ,,but one truth is hidden here ,guys is is not always good to think you are always right ,not a...
    rckt148 rckt148 51-55, M 1 Response Feb 5

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    Maybe. If I could find a gal wanting the same from it as I would.
    picklebobble picklebobble 46-50, M Feb 5

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    Never been into a LDR. I wonder what it feels like.
    glasschildd glasschildd 22-25, F 9 Responses Feb 5

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    so yesterday i was talking to my ex and i missed him so much that it hurt.. while we were talking my eyes filled with tears. you know who you are when i say i love you and i chose...
    TsGirl16 TsGirl16 16-17, F 1 Response Feb 12

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    TheMisanthropeOtaku TheMisanthropeOtaku 18-21, M Feb 19

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    Being depressed over a girl isn't cool. And whats worse, i am afraid of letting my friends, family know because i don't want to be laughed at. Even if i know they won't. For over a...
    Lance142Vance Lance142Vance 16-17, M Feb 5

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    I sometimes have moments where time and space doesn't exist. Meaning, something that was 5 years ago feels just like it happened yesterday. And the feelings I felt 5 years ago...
    Undeadly Undeadly 41-45, F 4 Responses Feb 7

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    Here's a thought about "where have all the stand up, admirable, powerful people who days long ago were the staples of the community. And I have come to see that they have abandoned...
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    It's early Sunday morning here in Singapore. Someone on here wrote about open relationships. I'm ancient and single at present so I gave it a thought and wrote this response...
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    The Effects of HarrassmnetThe effects of harassment can often drive the victim to feel thoughts of depression, low self confidence, and little self-esteem. Apart from being...
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    I got the first surgical scar on my body last year and at first, I didn't like it. I have stretch-marks from my pregnancy, which I still have to come to terms with! Heehee :))So...
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    Today is a bad day. I've been thinking a lot today and I cried. I always get lost in my thoughts and it makes me emotional. I thought about the people who care about me, the people...
    CeBeY1 CeBeY1 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 9

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    What a difference a year makes. 12 little months......Wow! I can scarcely believe it. Today is the first anniversary of my EP membership! When l look back, the year has flown.The...
    2BlossomBlue 2BlossomBlue 51-55, F 15 Responses Feb 15

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    I'll try to sum up and simplify this as I could write for days, and to the untrained seem crazy if making any sense at all. I was bullied and mentally abused from childhood, as...
    NightGambit NightGambit 31-35, M 9 Responses 6 days ago

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    Our 21 year old son is Bipolar 1. He had his first full manic episode with a psychotic break his first semester in college. We learned in a DBSA meeting that it can take two...
    Deedle623 Deedle623 51-55, F 2 Responses Feb 6

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    Some nights I look up at the stars and it occurs to me that the light I see could just be the left over glow from a star long gone... I could just be staring at the glow still...
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    i have an odd way of telling myself I’m stressed out. It’s 3:40 am and i can’t sleep. i have bad canker sores in my mouth when i get like this. i have recently discovered...
    LoveisBeautiful5013 LoveisBeautiful5013 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 16

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    This is from a woman who is a life coach (or something like that - I'm not sure exactly what she chooses as her title.) I'm on her mailing list, and she also posts on Facebook...
    SmartKat SmartKat 46-50, F 7 Responses 2 days ago

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    thebeforegirl thebeforegirl 36-40, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I can't believe I'm doing. Goddess help me. I have multiple personalities, there I said it. I always have. The one most of you see on here as me is my self which bears my name...
    Lovelife090994 Lovelife090994 18-21, M 3 Responses Feb 2

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    ToughEddie ToughEddie 36-40, M 1 Response Feb 14