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I Have Ten Times the Responsibilities of Most People My Age

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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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    And It's Showing

    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 think there does need to be some adjustment for the age gaps on here between school age kids and adults. Something like this: . There should be a School Age section, which anyone...
    TypingMonkey TypingMonkey 51-55, M 6 hrs ago

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    I dedicate this song to all the beautiful people here on EP that I have, or haven't met..I may not know what you look like, but you are beautiful to me..(Don't mind me, just in the...
    Tinboxdoll Tinboxdoll 36-40, F 1 Response 9 hrs ago

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    'The parents should have.....' Most people don't seem to know that a lot of people, for some reason, are just not capable of doing whatever 'parents should have done.' Or that...
    KidAgony KidAgony 22-25 12 hrs ago

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    Hey everyone I thought I'd share my experience. This is for anyone with hsv1 not hsv2, but if you have 2, this might bring you comfort I have what almost 90% of people have, hsv1...
    macwellgirl macwellgirl 26-30, F 2 Responses 15 hrs ago

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    Most of the people on Experience Project are mostly aroung ages 13-15 but I want to make sure if none of those users are robots or age 40+ pretending to be teenage users because I...
    DreamFutureStar2000 DreamFutureStar2000 13-15, M 1 day ago

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    Well not me per say but my family's bloodline which has spanned over centuries. to most this language would sound like gibberish but to a member of my family A Bolin it is a way of...
    Sladetgx57 Sladetgx57 18-21, M 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    There are two big reasons why I don't like to cry in front of others. There are two ways people react to my tears that annoy hell out of me. I hate it when people try to fix...
    atpeacewithme atpeacewithme 31-35 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    I am not sure if there is anyone else has ever experienced this..I have heard about a condition called maladaptive daydreaming, but I have never been diagnosed with anything more...
    sparkydream sparkydream 18-21, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    I just came back from a dinner with my boyfriends family and friends and felt sad coming back. The thoughts I had was I envied my boyfriend for having family stability and wished...
    montgomery1984 montgomery1984 31-35, F 3 days ago

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    LOL I can't help but laugh reading the tittle,I find it funny for some reason,maybe it's because i tend to find humor in irony's,cynicism and dark things.And this seems somewhat...
    simpleandpossible simpleandpossible 22-25, F 4 Responses 3 days ago

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    This is perhaps my number one issue in life. If you feel like I'm pulling away, it's because I probably am. It's not you, it's me. Haha! Ok, let's be honest here. It's you. I don't...
    DisappearIntoSilence DisappearIntoSilence 31-35, F 3 days ago

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    I've been seeing the posts "I'm bored message me". Ok, why don't you add a little something about yourself in the post that may catch the attention of a like minded individual...
    Handyman25 Handyman25 26-30, M 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    Sucks to think that we where friends. I trusted you with everything :( Then u flush me out the system in 2 minutes. I have more shame for myself than i have hatred for you
    jontony jontony 18-21, M 5 days ago

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    Well he's not actually a real person...I love a cartoon very much and I often find myself dreaming about a life with him, living with him in his world, going exploring with him and...
    MrMenShow MrMenShow 18-21, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I remember way back when, when most people didn't have internet. Cell phones was these big brick looking things. There is times I miss those days. People interacted with each other...
    vovine123 vovine123 41-45, M 1 Response 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 wish ppl would read my profile before adding me or trying to chat with me. I am not trying to sound like an EP snob or come off as rude, but I have mostly all the information...
    StreetgirlnamedDesire504 StreetgirlnamedDesire504 36-40 Aug 22

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    I'm tied, half of my family said that being very mature for your age is bad and that I'm just a kid and somebody told me to say those stuff to act smart! Why, why would I do that...
    Livetillmadness Livetillmadness 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 22

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    I'm fourteen years old and a freshman in high school. I'm about 200 pounds. I haven't been able to forgive my mom for initially causing my weight. However, the truth is, obesity...
    EndTheFatKid EndTheFatKid 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 22

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    I hate it when people say "you're smart for your age". I know people mean it with good intentions but it automatically puts me and them into separate boxes. It's like saying "I'm...
    Zbeara Zbeara 22-25, M 3 Responses Aug 21

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    I don't want any friends at all, at least from a conscious theoretical perspective. From an evolutionary perspective, I see friendship as a way to ensure survival by combining...
    Zaxel Zaxel 18-21, M 2 Responses Aug 20

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    I remember I ran into a situation where I suffered a fire to my home. Of course I was in shock, sad, and depressed. I called up a "friend" and told her what was going on and she...
    SentimentalMood SentimentalMood 36-40, F 1 Response Aug 19

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    Technically, "sexless" is considered less than ten times per year. Before I researched and found that fact, I was coolly blaming myself for being to bothered about it. Once...
    notsocomplex notsocomplex 31-35, F 12 Responses Aug 18

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    Making plans with friends = them cancelling at the last minute Arranging to go and see them = them deciding they suddenly have other plans Arranging for them to come here = them...
    Anth1290 Anth1290 22-25, M 1 Response Aug 18

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    do you remember the smell of that flaky 'pro styl' brown gel,the feel of that hard plastic on grandma couch,the money green stern face jesus picture & the taste of flour gravy?
    miimii0069 miimii0069 26-30, F 3 Responses Aug 18

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    When you stop learning, you stop growing. Most people these days have no desire to learn and stop for the most part right after school and only learn from big life experiences...
    anon8369 anon8369 31-35, M 6 Responses Aug 18

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    “Donald Trump tells it like it is!” How many times have we heard that from people who support Trump as a candidate for the presidency? I’m sure we’ve all heard it QUITE...
    Boulier Boulier 18-21, F 3 Responses Aug 17

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    Does anyone else remember growing up being expected to listen to and respect adults but not bring given any respect yourself? To some arbitrary minded people age and experience...
    anon8369 anon8369 31-35, M 4 Responses Aug 16

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    We have a little mini schnauzer and he is our pride and joy. We treat him as if he's our child. He's spoilt rotten and very well loved! I've seen that a shih tzu needs adopting...
    LauraAria LauraAria 22-25, F 2 Responses Aug 16

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    I have a 8 year-old Beagle who I've rescued ine year ago. She is simply the best thing that has happened to me in this last year and I've learned so much and still learn from her...
    uryell uryell 26-30, F Aug 16

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    ...and someone less than half my age...far less
    Hoffferch Hoffferch 41-45, M Aug 16

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    First dog I've ever owned and i will never live without one by my side moving fwd. little Dachshund, sweetest, adorable most loving thing I've ever known. The bond is incredible...
    KR17 KR17 31-35, F 3 Responses Aug 16

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    What have I gotten out of telling people my business in the past? Nothing..they didn't have a solution at all. The only solution in their heads that they had was to share my...
    SentimentalMood SentimentalMood 36-40, F 4 Responses Aug 15

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    there's not much more to say than this is a community in which i can be free to express without the hypocrisy i find on fb where everything is fake and superficial and people don...
    cosmosdrift cosmosdrift 31-35, 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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