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I Have Grown From All of It

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    Adopted Good Or Bad

    i was adopted at the age of 10 monthes. i had been left on the door step of the orpanage when i was only a few days or weeks old. i have grown  to learn to accept myself the way i am. i do not know what kind of family i came from or why. i have a lot of questions but at the...
    adoptedgoodorbad adoptedgoodorbad 13-15 1 Response May 6, 2009

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    I used to be a very judgemental person.

    I guess I still am to a certain extent but I used to be relentless with my insults towards people. I grew up privileged in the sense that my family is well off, and that I am part white, straight and comfortable with my gender& with no physical disabilities etc. Because of my...
    kbeary kbeary 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 11, 2014

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    Wow.

    Recently I was going through all the stories I had posted on Ep since I opened my account.Realizing how much I have gained because of the bad times in my life is amazing.I have so much more to learn and mature into this new person as I grow. Just recognizing that the problems...
    Jenna1225 Jenna1225 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 5, 2012

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    ...

    ...And continue to do so say by day, hour by hour, and minute by minute.
    fungirlmmm fungirlmmm 41-45, F 1 Response Oct 28, 2009

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    Through All the Drama

     my family can definitely put the FUN in dysfunctional ...  weve had alot of rough patches in our lives and ive had personal ones to  but from it all its created the person i am now im stronger and grew from it and i know if i had to live my life over i wouldnt...
    starstruck2xtrme starstruck2xtrme 26-30, F Apr 29, 2007

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    Slowly, Painfully

    I'm not going to re-re-rehash all of the crazy stuff that I've lived through, but I've had a history that has been more turbulent than most I've known. I sometimes feel almost feral because all of those little things the average person has that keeps their mind and behavior in...
    ShadowMonster ShadowMonster 22-25, F May 12, 2012

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    Today is one of those days that every year I get filled with every emotion under the sun, 15 years ago I had an abortion and the father was and still is the love of my life...
    destiny00000 destiny00000 36-40 1 hr ago

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    I have suffered from this condition for thirty years. I am so relieved to find I am not crazy and others know the "HELL I GO THROUGH" after showering. Has anyone got any solutions...
    ukshifty ukshifty 41-45, M 19 hrs ago

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    The worst time when I'm depressed I usually not myself I can't survive without Bella my Labrador Retriever I got Bella for my twenty third birthday back in two thousand and twelve...
    Jolietillinois Jolietillinois 22-25, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I think one of the more depressing things I put up with at this point in my life would have to be listening to all these other people around my age - and even years younger - who...
    Jugemu Jugemu 31-35, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I thank my lord and savor for everything I have wants and needs I came out of my shell for once I see there's hope
    Nikkilight25 Nikkilight25 22-25 2 days ago

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    What do you do when have made up your mind about living anymore?
    cactie87 cactie87 26-30, M 4 Responses 3 days ago

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    This is a Mr Stripey heirloom tomato from my garden, all chopped up it looks like peaches or mangoes or apricots. Which I thought was cool. Yup I'm bored...
    peacexpuppy peacexpuppy 22-25, F 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    My name is Vicky. I have cerebral palsy. I went to a boarding school near Brighton. I was a pretty girl then. I had long blond hair. I am slim as well as being quite small. I...
    vickybiggs vickybiggs 18-21 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Today, I'm in blue again. The feeling of drowning can be really exhausting. Especially when we have to deal with the same challenge for years. But I don't give up this time. At...
    Reneems Reneems 31-35, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    I have had depression for quite some years thoughts of feeling no good. And like I'm worthless but now I have support and love within myself b
    Nikkilight25 Nikkilight25 22-25 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I can't remember how to spell or pronounce it, but I was diagnosed with a form of depression that is constant, underlying, and unprovoked. Its a brain chemical issue that I was...
    RenegadeKay RenegadeKay 18-21 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Everytime I try to do something about my depression, it just makes things worse. Life is cruel.
    Mossonarock Mossonarock 41-45, M 5 days ago

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    Once upon a time there lived a beautiful couple who loved each other very much. He had a good job and she had designs of brilliance. They were living with a terrible friend of his...
    SoberingBabySteps SoberingBabySteps 31-35, M 5 days ago

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    We are naturally curious as humans. It's one of our many great qualities which have led to knowledge, innovation, and progress. We want to know things. It's important to us to...
    youzd youzd 36-40, M 6 days ago

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    We both jumped in heart first into our own world causing both to shatter. However, while picking up the pieces you mixed some of yours with mine, I did too. I have grown accustomed...
    robertloony robertloony 31-35, M 1 Response a week ago

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    The Mythical Story of Pegasus Pegasus was a beautiful winged horse who sprang from the body of Medusa when she was slain by the hero Perseus, the son of Zeus and Danae. Spreading...
    Iamafrog1997 Iamafrog1997 16-17, M a week ago

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    My skin is beginning to clear up but it still makes me panic-what will I do if I can't find anything to pick at? If I'm brutally honest, I'll stop washing my hands and face (except...
    thelastflower thelastflower 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 23

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    I am just so frustrated and angry with myself right now. I have been trying to get to a normal weight and maintain it for YEARS and I just cannot seem to get there. I am stuck on a...
    Robinzasio Robinzasio 41-45, F Aug 23

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    Hello! My name is Emma and I’m 20 years old and live in Stockholm, Sweden. I spent my teen years having low self-esteem, panic attacks and was extremely anxious and insecure. Now...
    emmaerika emmaerika 18-21, F Aug 23

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    Hi I like making friends from all parts of the world so feel free to send me a chat invite/request , am from Johannesburg.
    deleted deleted 26-30 Aug 22

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    You see that family, who go out in public and puts on a smile. That family that goes out to eat and they are smiling of laughing, that's my family. But then you say something, a...
    SpideyAlyx SpideyAlyx 16-17, M 3 Responses Aug 21

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    This is really sad.. It's depressing me. I'm turning 21 and not a single girlfriend (lesbian) . I see all the teenage girls out there that have like plenty of girls and a new...
    DifferentbyNature DifferentbyNature 18-21, F Aug 20

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    I'm racially color blind. All people are human. We all have feelings. Let's treat each other as such.
    PreciousAngel27 PreciousAngel27 36-40, F 3 Responses Aug 18

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    Has anyone else had to remove their dad from their life? I made the decision to at 18 after a childhood of trauma and I'm 24 now. I don't regret my decision but in cutting him off...
    fourleaf10 fourleaf10 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 18

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    I was with him for about 3 months, Then we had a falling out. We werent together for a long minute. But we stayed friends. I got time on my phone, About two weeks before my...
    KiraRawr KiraRawr 16-17, F Aug 18

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    I recently found out I have ORS and will need another suregy (14th since I was 19) to remove the remnant and clean up the cysts and tumors that have grown since the original...
    Deena76 Deena76 36-40, F Aug 18

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    yah n I'm still up,,, not sure when ima crash? my sleep pattern is way sporadic!
    StreetgirlnamedDesire504 StreetgirlnamedDesire504 36-40 Aug 17

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    I had freshly turned 18 and was with some friends on omegle. I was in the background so you could only see half of my face. My two friends were in the camera talking to people...
    TherealOG TherealOG 18-21, M Aug 17

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    I remember when I first started. I was in year 1, so I was 6 years old. My grandfather had just fallen desperately ill, so naturally I was sad and I wanted to somehow bring him...
    Emrobuk Emrobuk 13-15, F Aug 16

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    many, many times! gotta love Southeast Louisiana!
    StreetgirlnamedDesire504 StreetgirlnamedDesire504 36-40 Aug 16

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    Anger is not something to be ashamed of. Anger is a natural response to injustice and can help break the cycle of abuse. Anger is a crucial part of recovery. Two weeks ago on 7/31...
    wowodeals wowodeals 26-30, F Aug 15

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    Anger is not something to be ashamed of. Anger is a natural response to injustice and can help break the cycle of abuse. Anger is a crucial part of recovery. Two weeks ago on 7/31...
    wowodeals wowodeals 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 15

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    Anger is not something to be ashamed of. Anger is a natural response to injustice and can help break the cycle of abuse. Anger is a crucial part of recovery. Two weeks ago on 7/31...
    wowodeals wowodeals 26-30, F Aug 15

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    Anger is not something to be ashamed of. Anger is a natural response to injustice and can help break the cycle of abuse. Anger is a crucial part of recovery. Two weeks ago on 7/31...
    wowodeals wowodeals 26-30, F Aug 15

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    Anger is not something to be ashamed of. Anger is a natural response to injustice and can help break the cycle of abuse. Anger is a crucial part of recovery. Two weeks ago on 7/31...
    wowodeals wowodeals 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 15

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