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I Have Ten Times the Responsibilities of Most People My Age

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 25 People

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    all of my friends my age ask my how I do it. all of my older friends marvel at how young I am. I'm 19. I've been graying since I was 15. I now have crows feet and fine lines. could be worse.  it's not that I really mind the extra responsibility. I'm at the age when I...
    09healed08 09healed08 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 12, 2010

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    I Became A Mother Without The Sex. . . .

    I've always been the mother hen. The girl with the plan, the back up plan, and the back up plan for the back up plan. Ask my family what I wanted to be, and the majority would say a secretary. The other part would say a house keeper. Not that there is anything wrong with those...
    ThatGirlYouNeverNoticed ThatGirlYouNeverNoticed 13-15, F Nov 16, 2010

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    AnonymousNinja123 AnonymousNinja123 18-21, F Jan 20, 2014

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    Unfortunately

    In recent years I have established boundaries and stuck to them. So yes I am admitting that for years all the responsibilities I had we're self imposed. I raised my parents in some ways. It was a strange arrangement, but I have since broken out of that relationship. The reason I...
    philosophicmyth philosophicmyth 26-30, F 3 Responses Dec 17, 2010

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    A Ton

    I put it all on myself so i can't really complain about it. It is my choice after all.
    Arorin Arorin 22-25, M Mar 17, 2010

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    NOTE: I already wrote this and posted it a while ago but I wanted to edit it, and EP's edit feature is bunk right now, so I deleted and posted againOk, y'all ready for another rant...
    BlueMetalChick BlueMetalChick 18-21, F 3 hrs ago

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    I have previously been on and off with my ex girlfriend who has aspergers. we both were a perfect personality match but along with college work and her clingy ness I become overly...
    ryanhorne94 ryanhorne94 18-21, M 9 hrs ago

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    People never understand why I don't want to drink and always pressure me and question me.I used to, but would end up feeling dizzy and violently ill the next day. My stomach is a...
    Megs89 Megs89 22-25, F 10 hrs ago

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    Work on your charisma. Charismatic people have a tendency to get what they want. How to do this: Smile constantly, have approachable body language. Make people feel special. Make...
    Lilyfire1 Lilyfire1 13-15, F 11 hrs ago

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    Before I start let me introduce myself: my name is Maryam, I have younger brother. My parents were divorced after my brother's birth. Since then I've had a lot of experiences...
    Livetillmadness Livetillmadness 13-15, F 1 Response 13 hrs ago

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    I have soooo many stretch marks. On my thighs, hips, butt, lower back, and boobs. I know most people find them unattractive :( I'm also fat and flabby.
    halohai halohai 18-21, F 2 Responses 19 hrs ago

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    I really believe in and know that Chemistry exists between people. I have known since I was a child almost instantly, if I liked or would have fun being with a person I was just...
    fairone fairone 46-50 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I love him more than most people because he's mine, rather than most other people's. Ahaha!
    Gauntlets28 Gauntlets28 18-21, M 1 day ago

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    Once upon a time there was a girl who needed a friend. She looked high and low for the perfect companion until one day he caught her eye. He was just a sweet little boy who had...
    pinkstarburst pinkstarburst 41-45, F 7 Responses 1 day ago

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    I just created my very first meme! LOLI decided to let my hairy man star in it!!!!
    pinkstarburst pinkstarburst 41-45, F 4 Responses 1 day ago

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    In the last couple of weeks I've been through quite a difficult time. Ok that's putting it lightly but in the words of my very wise late mother, "There's others far more worse off...
    AthenaJones AthenaJones 36-40, F 11 Responses 5 days ago

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    My German Shepard is laying next to me dreaming. He is huffing and puffing and his leg keeps moving.
    oefveteran09 oefveteran09 26-30, M 5 Responses a week ago

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    Worse than joker :)( What he does is something more like art, u know. He makes you feel home, kreeps inside of your soul, changing you, changing your thoughts, changing how...
    hilton1234 hilton1234 26-30, M Jul 20

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    I don't have a dog she's my roommate never on a leash never had a coller never have to tell or give commands other than looking at here a certain way always there 24/7 and smarter...
    samara11besc samara11besc 51-55 Jul 19

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    I want to clarify that these feelings are very new to me and hard-earned over a significant amount of time, so please don’t read them as condescending, judgmental or didactic. I...
    bewareofpity bewareofpity 31-35, M 6 Responses Jul 19

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    It happens a lot lol..That said,knowledge is power..I'm trying to learn as much as i can about myself more and others,it might not fix the problem immediately but it's insightful...
    simpleandpossible simpleandpossible 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 18

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    Last time I was on this app was 2014. The time since I've last been on up to now - lots has happened. Don't really know what to say at the moment...but..hey all.
    Girly1235 Girly1235 16-17, F Jul 18

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    Yup. This to a tee. But it always hurts and probably always will.
    usernameinneed usernameinneed 26-30, M Jul 18

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    It hurts that most people on here that are my age can't speak their own mind. They'd rather take posts from Twitter/FB/IG ect. You copied and pasted something that's been posted...
    akaShaun akaShaun 16-17, M 1 Response Jul 18

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    I've been let down so many times that i cant even trust someone who likes me and tell them anything:(
    thenameszed thenameszed 13-15, F 3 Responses Jul 18

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    I've been hurt so much from people that said they loved me. they have hurt me emotionally and physically. I feel nothing for these people anymore as I have moved on. with all this...
    ForgetableMe ForgetableMe 31-35, M 1 Response Jul 17

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    He keeps me so happy❤ so grateful for this beast. Only 1 yr. & 7 months, looking forward to watching him grow😌
    marianajohnson marianajohnson 16-17, F Jul 16

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    I rather share my food with a Dog than with a hobo. Atleast the Dog is more thankful than a human will ever be. I adopted a pup she was just skin and bone. I called the little...
    FrostyElsie FrostyElsie 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 16

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    I hate most girls and I basically hang out with guys. Girls cause drama and try to cause fights over the stupidest things. Am I wrong for feeling this way??
    Loveyoucole Loveyoucole 13-15, F 2 Responses Jul 16

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    well when i was little kiddo in 2nd grade i hate one annoying guy soo much that once he started to sticking my book with glue,i could not hold up and punched that *****,im now on...
    fyttyteen fyttyteen 13-15, M Jul 15

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    When I was growing up I was taught from a very early age what respect and manners are and what they personify. I would be reminded of it, lest I had forgotten that important piece...
    sensualbeauty1 sensualbeauty1 46-50, F 5 Responses Jul 15

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    I've always been one to be much more mature then my actual age group and tended to fall over people who were plenty older. I've dated around and I usually shared the most...
    kaylilin kaylilin 13-15, F 10 Responses Jul 15

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    I love showing off in my wicked weasel. My husband bought a mesh one for me and I have worn it at home a few times to show a few of our friends but never at our local beach but...
    krc523 krc523 41-45 4 Responses Jul 14

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    I have a side that everyone sees when I am always smiling and enterjetic and crazy and totally a fun loving wacko. But the side very few have seen is when I am sad staring into the...
    Singingbutterfly Singingbutterfly 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 14

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    I am so sick of black people measuring their success by standards of other races and cultures... "They did an all black cast of this, They join the few blacks that did this" If I...
    IndecisiveLateBloomer IndecisiveLateBloomer 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 14

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    Had to leave my dog at vets over night, I hate this.
    lilly181 lilly181 51-55, F 3 Responses Jul 13

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    Most people do things based on impulses not them thinking.
    renewed2015 renewed2015 26-30 Jul 12

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    i woke up one day and found that i'm bleeping old. wouldn't it be nice to have some young friends? most young people like to make comments about old people being too old. they...
    geestory geestory 61-65, M 1 Response Jul 11

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    Sometimes I have this way of telling people what I think they would expect me to say, but out of logic, even though I know what the truth and baseline of the topic is or what "my...
    ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT 26-30, F Jul 10

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    I dared to trust people once. Worst mistake ever. Now if somebody says I can trust them, alarm bells go off in my head.
    usernameinneed usernameinneed 26-30, M 2 Responses Jul 8

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    Just today, I think. There's some real winners on this site. Right from the primordial soup. I hate soup.
    MsInvis MsInvis 46-50, F 8 Responses Jul 8

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    does anyone else dream about the same person often but never met him/her?
    hilton1234 hilton1234 26-30, M 1 Response