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I Have Toys In the Attic

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    The Snows of Eden

    Hello my pretties,    It's been a while since I've written anything here; work and lethargy have conspired to dry up my thoughts and sap my energy. I hate these droughts of thought and action, when torpor overtakes me, rendering me nothing more than an automaton receiving a...
    DentedSyke DentedSyke 51-55, M Mar 7, 2009

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    Sleeping With Dragons

    Hello my pretties,    I can't stand walking on brown squares, especially the ones at school. When I'm caught in the halls with the kids, I'll zig-zag my way to my room, and the kids stare at me. Strangely enough, they have come to respect this OCD behavior and do get out of...
    DentedSyke DentedSyke 51-55, M 2 Responses Apr 17, 2009

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    My Toys, All Dusted Off

    Hello my pretties,    Early morning thoughts seem to party-crash my psyche, uninvited guests to the pajama party of my moody meanderings. Sometimes they are the life of my early-morning life; at other times, they can be boorish and rude, especially when they tell me things...
    DentedSyke DentedSyke 51-55, M 2 Responses Feb 5, 2009

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    No Sanctuary For the Insane

    Hello my pretties,    I may be crazy, but this is the way things seem to me:    Tolerance is a vastly overrated and universally misunderstood word. People who claim to be tolerant are quite intolerant, usually of people who don't see things their way. For...
    DentedSyke DentedSyke 51-55, M 2 Responses Apr 20, 2009

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    Linger...

    Hello my pretties,    After Jen died, after I got H off to the airport (still crying after two days), after I got back home, I fell on to my couch, exhausted beyond any tiredness I had ever felt before. Dusk was arriving, throwing weird shadows on my walls, almost...
    DentedSyke DentedSyke 51-55, M 2 Responses Apr 14, 2009

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    Related Experiences

    I'm writing this here for anyone struggling with bed bugs like I am. I hope this is of some help, as I've rid my room of most, compared to what I began with. They aren't completely...
    insertausername insertausername 13-15, F a week ago

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    I still do play with toys, I love buying Hot Wheels and Matchbox toy cars and Nerf guns and action figures! And I love the Star Wars series toys!!!! I'm still a kid at heart!!!
    MilitaryHistoryNerd94 MilitaryHistoryNerd94 18-21, M 1 Response Jun 30

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    I used to think I was adopted. I have 5 siblings, and they each have several thick photo albums from when they were kids. I have maybe two photos from when I was a kid, but no baby...
    Solfeggio Solfeggio 36-40, F 1 Response Jun 24

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    Ever since I was young, I never fit in. I was always larger and teased for it. I often wonder what is my purpose for being placed on this earth was. Was I just sent here to be...
    blaqbbwkween blaqbbwkween 46-50, F 1 Response Jul 7

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    Do all lesbians play with sex toys?
    sherline sherline 26-30, F 2 Responses Jun 29

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    I remember when I was six it was mid march and we were at the hospital. You see my grandmother had bad kidneys she was a smoker and her lungs were failing and she's was on support...
    Marigold101 Marigold101 16-17, F Jul 3

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    Back in '97 when I was almost four my baby brother was born. This would be something that you would expect to change your life, but I had no clue. I remember him ignoring his...
    DizzieDazie DizzieDazie 18-21, F Jul 5

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    Seriously, some people are just not fit to be parents. A particular 4 year old's mother for instance. It's my boyfriend's son's mother. She can't hold a job, lives at home with...
    xXFemmeFataleXx xXFemmeFataleXx 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 13

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    I have two elephants and one baby gazelle that live upstairs. The elephants let the gazelle run back and forth and back and forth down the one hallway from the bedroom to the...
    simplycomplex82 simplycomplex82 31-35, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Not a lot of people seem to have heard about BDD. I've even had a few psychiatrists and therapists who had not heard of it. To quickly explain it before I really talk about how it...
    SailingwithSparrows SailingwithSparrows 22-25, F 1 Response 14 hrs ago

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    I grew up with a mother who has slowly become morbidly obese. All my life she was overweight but as I grew older I began to notice just how overweight she was becoming. My dad is...
    tracy1990 tracy1990 22-25, F 4 hrs ago

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    September 2010: Sometime this month, without knowledge, I conceived my second child. I was living in Dodge City, KS with my ex fiancé and his son. We were constantly fighting and...
    Krissysheart Krissysheart 22-25, F 2 Responses 22 hrs ago

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    It all started when I got really bad pains in my joints every day it was a new pain somewhere else. To be honest everyone thought I was crazy I knew something was wrong. So a few...
    HannahdawnK HannahdawnK 18-21, F 1 Response 20 hrs ago

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    Me too., i have terrible memories of school .. I feel i missed a lot of my education dealing with bullies n meanies that i couldnt comcentrate on my studied. I was made to feel...
    Janeysunshine Janeysunshine 36-40, F 2 Responses 14 hrs ago

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    Well my boyfriend does! He falls asleep most nights we are together on the couch and I come and 'collect' him when I wake up at crazy o'clock and he isn't there. I have asked him...
    Starz3060 Starz3060 26-30, F 2 Responses 9 hrs ago

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    I have worked hard in school for my entire life. I have never gotten anything below straight A's and take all honor classes available. I have never done anything bad such as...
    brokeninsidesmilingoutside brokeninsidesmilingoutside 13-15, F 7 hrs ago

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    For guys. I just saw that spreadsheet a guy made for all the "excuses" a guy's wife had for not having sex. And it made me think of stuff like how my friend's boyfriend wanted them...
    PinkMellow PinkMellow 18-21, F 1 Response 7 hrs ago

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    How To Stop Loving Someone Who Does Not Love You. 1. When he starts distancing himself from you, do not restring bridges with your own sinew. You will find yourself two months...
    butterfliesndut butterfliesndut 18-21, F 5 hrs ago

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    Barth syndromeFewer than 200 living males are known worldwide with this disease. Symptoms vary largely between patients, from life threatening to non-existant. No patient has all...
    Uncertain153 Uncertain153 26-30, M 1 Response 5 hrs ago

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    PMDD is maddening and exhausting to go through. I wish I would have came across this site several days ago when I was in my Pmdd mindset. What a whirl-wind of 4-5 days it takes...
    Pamij Pamij 31-35, F 1 Response 5 hrs ago

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    I have been told I have a nice voice, I was walking about the town with my mum and I guess my mum had known this woman, I said "How do you do, I'm Maryah." And she then said "You...
    Maryahsings Maryahsings 16-17, F 1 hr ago

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    I am Lisa new here. I don't know how to describe myself. I am a sentimental but optimistic girl. I feel so lone and helpless when I was told that I had affected with herpes.I have...
    herpesltr herpesltr 31-35 1 Response 22 hrs ago

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    It is a friend with benefits rather than multiple like the title suggests. I have never done it before. Probably wouldn't do it again. But now I feel trapped and I think he does...
    starflower1 starflower1 26-30, F 2 Responses 21 hrs ago

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    Welp so it looks like I'm the first post here. *takes a deep breath* okay, so my mom who is now 37 years old is a drug addict, more specifically meth, speed, heroine and whatever...
    Cryingsmile Cryingsmile 16-17, T 2 Responses 20 hrs ago

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    Okay this is something sorta crazy I know. Back when I was 13 I was raped on my way home from school and I didn't tell anyone and it broke me and ripped me apart still today I...
    Finniees Finniees 16-17, F 19 hrs ago

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    I am repulsed by them. I have encountered many and our personalities don't mesh. I try to tolerate them but sometimes I feel we speak in different language and live in a different...
    Susana1985 Susana1985 26-30, F 1 Response 19 hrs ago

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    After 21 years of marriage, my wife wanted me to take another woman out to dinner and a movie. She said, “I love you, but I know this other woman loves you and would love to...
    sapphire601 sapphire601 31-35, F 18 hrs ago

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    I don't know why but ever since i was little i have peeled my skin and its only gotten worse over the years. I want help with it but i don't know if anyone can help me. Right now i...
    Caitlinsmith1636 Caitlinsmith1636 18-21, F 3 Responses 17 hrs ago

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    A couple of nights ago, I woke up from a deep sleep and had a weird epiphany about myself. I've always really enjoyed taking and being in pictures, but as of late, I've really...
    ohjoyousone ohjoyousone 26-30, F 15 hrs ago

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    I just want to have some fun. the rules are simple: 1. keep this clean. 2. respect others religious beliefs. 3. have fun. this is a learning argument. keep it light!! if you feel...
    DracovNasser DracovNasser 18-21, M 1 Response 14 hrs ago

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    I've been cooking up a storm -- since I no longer have jet lag. I've been cooking a lot of steak, and that is quite unusual because I'm not a big beef-eater. I made fajitas with...
    aepteewS aepteewS 41-45, F 2 Responses 13 hrs ago

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    I don't enjoy the career path I chose. I'm not that good at it either. I'm 32 and have no clue what to do with myself. 3 years ago I started college. My plan was to get an...
    Roxvox Roxvox 31-35, F 2 Responses 11 hrs ago

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    And I'm bipolar with ADHD and Psychosis. I take meds and I feel pretty good but I notice that my mood swings now are circumstantial. I find it difficult to cope with life. My...
    Roxvox Roxvox 31-35, F 1 Response 10 hrs ago

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    I've been injured since April 2, 2014. I smash my left index finger. Got let go the same day. I became jobless and things started to go down hill. Several doctors check only my...
    rukifuiai rukifuiai 22-25, F 5 Responses 10 hrs ago

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    I havent been diagnosed yet but Im pretty sure I have it. Doctors say I have disorder. It sucks. I started feeling this way almost at the end of my first year in college. I had a...
    flight12 flight12 18-21, M 3 Responses 10 hrs ago

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    Recently on EP , I have met a girl who is the best person I have ever known , I can tell her anything , she helps me overcome soo much and I am so grateful that I met her , I know...
    Theworldismyhell Theworldismyhell 18-21, F 8 hrs ago

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    I try to have a close relationship with my mom and sister but they never want to talk. My sister doesn't keep any secrets I tell her neither does my mom. I want to have a close...
    lonelygypsy lonelygypsy 13-15, F 1 Response 8 hrs ago

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    I think I've been told a few times even though I personally don't like my voice since my voice is a little deep and I have been called, "Sir" and "Bro" over the phone a few times...
    texaschic35 texaschic35 31-35, F 8 hrs ago

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    I've just found out today I have Carpal Tunnel Syndrome .. it's hard for me to participate in Color Guard ..and soon I feel like I would have to stop ..bc the pain is crucial
    lynn1497 lynn1497 16-17, F 7 hrs ago

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    I dreamt the other night about my ex. I haven't thought about him in years. He was my first love and broke my heart. Took a while but I got over it. He was really freaking hot...
    smirksy smirksy 31-35, F 1 Response 6 hrs ago

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    Have y'all seen the anti-jokes? Example: "Have you seen Stevie Wonder's house?" "It's really nice!"
    Jeffinga2012 Jeffinga2012 51-55, M 4 Responses 5 hrs ago

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    I have my outgoing side. That's my charming side, the charismatic side, the part of me that is skilled at manipulating. And then I have my dangerous side. That's my murderous...
    DarkSoulInsaneHeart DarkSoulInsaneHeart 13-15, F 1 Response 5 hrs ago

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