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    To My Acquaintances - To the people that have become friends on here... I want to show my respect for you and let you know i am taking a break from EP...I did not want to up and...
    SingleDad40 SingleDad40 41-45, M 1 Response Apr 22, 2012

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    I have used a password which I don't remember and a fake email id just in hurry to read some similar experiences. Sadly I couldn't find anything consolatory. So I decided to write...
    sysadmin1234 sysadmin1234 22-25, M Mar 18

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    I am taking an extended break from EP. Please don't be upset if I don't respond. I am not planning to check in at all. Maybe I will be back sometime. 
    tdguy tdguy 46-50, M 1 Response Mar 24

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    I sometime need a break from life! Like right now..I am just so tired of running after goals, taking care of people.I just need some time to myself..its like my brain is lagging...
    discoveringmyself20 discoveringmyself20 18-21, F Mar 21

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    It was a few years ago at 2010 and last until 2013 so was a long one. We used to talk daily for a whole month at Facebook and through a game that we both used to play and used to...
    Egyptianguy34 Egyptianguy34 31-35, M Mar 27

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    March 23. Flack from Setting Boundaries. We need to know how far we'll go, and how far we'll allow others to go with us. Once we understand this, we can go anywhere. —Beyond...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F 1 Response Mar 23

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    My mind is racing with all the things I need to do. There's always something that needs to be done; from school to work, and the worrying about how the bills are going to get paid...
    Shygirl917 Shygirl917 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 25

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    March 27. After-Burn. How could I do it? How could I say it? Even though I meant it, I still feel ashamed, guilty, and afraid. This is common reaction to new, exciting recovery...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F 1 Response Mar 27

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    I'm Talking Like My Mom Hormone therapy for me has included both testosterone blockers and estrogen. My doctor says that "testosterone blockers help me look like a woman...
    Trisha60ts Trisha60ts 61-65, T 2 Responses Apr 5

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    No worries... I've been using it for 4 years now. Might cause low blood pressure and increase in appetite. If you're taking it in the morning make sure to have a breakfast first...
    daphiedoofie daphiedoofie 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 24

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    I am not really good with the whole talking to people thing. In fact, I can not look strangers in the eye. In public I look at their nose, anything else. I do not like it when...
    SomeCallMeJoel SomeCallMeJoel 18-21, F Mar 25

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    IDUNA AND HER APPLES: HOW LOKI PUT THE GODS IN DANGER IN Asgard there was a garden, and in that garden there grew a tree, and on that tree there grew shining apples. Thou knowst...
    ThorsonOfEarthHammer ThorsonOfEarthHammer 26-30, M a week ago

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    Well I have a gas leak in my car. I was reading this morning and the book says if your car has a problem get it fixed. It doesn't have to be the end of the world. Plus I grt to...
    sara50 sara50 46-50, F 1 day ago

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    I don't think it's the worst but it's pretty much a ****** way to break up. This is how my ex broke with me: She: i think we should stop seeing each other... Me: why? She: because...
    miserableamy miserableamy 16-17, F Mar 23

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    Breaks ups are horrible, it's like something trapped behind your rib cage want to come out and scream. The worst pain ever, you just feel hopeless and helpless. It's been only 3...
    Nikita2103 Nikita2103 31-35, F Mar 31

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    It's not a big experience to post anything on. The break just doesn't feel like a break when several papers have to be written during it, and it's been spent alone. It's about over...
    EnigmaticBeing EnigmaticBeing 18-21, F Apr 5

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    I have to correct the title of "I want to break up with my bf" to "I THINK I want to break up with my bf". I am unbelievable unsure of what to do at this point in time. I feel bad...
    LazyCatEmma LazyCatEmma 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 23

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    I first took Zoloft in 2009 when I had knee surgery bc I started feeling anxious and depressed that I wouldn't be able to walk again or workout. I went through intense physical...
    Nursem8 Nursem8 36-40, F 1 Response Apr 7

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    He's incredibly immature the majority of the time. For example, he curses every two seconds and makes sexual jokes. I'm so sick of it and he says I need to get a sense of humor...
    Musica1491 Musica1491 22-25, F Mar 24

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    Last week I got out of an abusive relationship. Last week my whole life changed. I am now living the "single" life. Which I haven't for a while. At first with my boyfriend...
    laneyrn laneyrn 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 3

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    I just wish he would have told me sooner that he wanted to breakup. It honestly makes me mad because I specifically asked him "do you want to break up?" the first time and he said...
    NeeverForget NeeverForget 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 10

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    My girl friend texted me today and asked me if I liked anyone. We're both polyamorus so I asked her if she meant for both of us. She said no you personally and I said no one except...
    cyraalana2000 cyraalana2000 13-15, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    I think I like someone. I broke up a little over a year ago and since then I have never really been able to like someone new mostly coz I haven't moved on.. But recently I met...
    cj95zz cj95zz 18-21, M 1 day ago

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    I always keep how I am feeling inside even if I just am about to burst I keep it in. Then when I am alone I just breakdown.... This works for me because i hate people seeing a...
    lovingmeyousee lovingmeyousee 16-17, F 10 hrs ago

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    Ever since this girl first walked into our school for the first time, I couldn't take my eyes off her, and I know I probably wasn't the only one gazing at her beauty. Through my...
    elugo123456789 elugo123456789 18-21, M Apr 4

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    1. What is you middle name? 2. How old are you? 3. What is your birthday? 4. What is your zodiac sign? 5. What is your favorite color? 6. What's your lucky number? 7. Do you have...
    beaudsaste beaudsaste 13-15, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Howeve, sedom peope ike Gattes, Bi Gates, Waen Bffett,Caos Sim He? She lives in Brooklyn, NY with her husband and two daughters. They only take money as a percentage of the work...
    jsona jsona 16-17, M Mar 18

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    I had a boyfriend for 10 years then another boyfriend for 4. I lived with both. I only had 2 months of being single in between the first and second relationship. I was the one to...
    warrior2525 warrior2525 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 20

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    i am a positive girl always have been but we all have our breaking point, the moment when we fall apart for example imagen ur issuses are lined up as a building every problem is a...
    butterflies1212 butterflies1212 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 1

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    We are close knit family. I have a brother and a sister. I am the eldest brother. My sister is 11 years younger to me. When I was 14 , I lost my mother. My sister was hardly 3...
    vdambal vdambal 56-60, M Apr 5

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    As the days pass by i feel more & more depressed, more dead inside & i cant even talk to anyone about it because the last time i was open about how depressed i was people veiwed me...
    TheWorldVsJ TheWorldVsJ 26-30, M 6 Responses Apr 6

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    I feel like i'm being tied up. Expectations and obligations are suffocating me. If only i have the courage to tell them what i feel. If only i could. If my parents will keep on...
    elel110993 elel110993 18-21, F Apr 6

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    I thoroughly love taking long and hot showers in my master bedroom's shower. After a long day of work, I love coming home, getting undressed, and taking a long hot shower. My...
    femalelovesanimals femalelovesanimals 31-35, F 3 Responses Apr 7

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    I am seeking some advice please if anyone has had similar experiences or is knowledgable in regards to anti-depressants it would Be really appreciated... I'm considering going on...
    J2014 J2014 22-25, M Apr 8

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    what I went threw let me tell you don't do it!!!! my ex right off the bat ask me to come back I didn't even get a chance to answer, all I saw was this nice looking dude sweet as...
    browneyes56 browneyes56 56-60, F a week ago

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    Throught the past few weeks, I will randomly stop what I am doing, and think... how did my life lead up to this moment. And it's not that I'm doing anything bad, it'd just be...
    phifer phifer 22-25, M 6 days ago

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    I was about seven or eight when I came out as a cross dress dresser to my family. It was a very difficult thing to do but the alternative was to hide it. Many people choose to hide...
    sandybrandy70 sandybrandy70 41-45, T 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Went out to breakfast with the my wonderful husband who told me that my punishments were over and I could now enjoy the week unless I misbehaved again. We went out to breakfast at...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I have been with him for over three years, and his near-constant nitpicking has just kept escalating. Now, I know I'm not perfect. I'm still hanging on to the baby fat after more...
    Lovelornmother Lovelornmother 22-25, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I never eat breakfast during breakfast time, I love to eat it in the afternoon.. Brunch :)
    teejayy23 teejayy23 18-21, F 12 hrs ago

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    It's this immense feeling of suffocation. It brings you down no matter how strong you are or how strong you pretend to be. It kills you. From the inside, slowly, very slowly. And...
    insanitycuresboredom insanitycuresboredom 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 21

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    We had been together for a year. We've been broken up for about 3mnths. It wasn't easy. It really took a toll on me. I've only just started 'living my life' and I guess, I'm...
    alittleinteresting alittleinteresting 18-21, F Mar 27

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    I have a vision of how I'd like to live based on a book my Mom presented me with as a teenager. I created a version of my vision in my single life and carried it through to my...
    ObiOneyouremyonlyhope ObiOneyouremyonlyhope 41-45, F Mar 28

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    I've been having a wonderful week with my love :) Anyone who's read my posts knows how much I've been struggling to connect with him, and this has just been a great week for us...
    kinders92 kinders92 18-21, F Apr 2

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    My bf is overseas for work. He was planning on being home twice now, and both times things have changed and he is unsure of when he will be home now. The story... We were great...
    moco1143 moco1143 36-40, F Apr 3

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    Last week I got out of an abusive relationship. Last week my whole life changed. I am now living the "single" life. Which I haven't for a while. At first with my boyfriend...
    laneyrn laneyrn 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 3

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    Last week I got out of an abusive relationship. Last week my whole life changed. I am now living the "single" life. Which I haven't for a while. At first with my boyfriend...
    laneyrn laneyrn 18-21, F Apr 3

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    Love, love is a wonderful thing. Many people have this emotion for other people. I loved a girl before. But I found out she was a backstabbing jerk. I knew the day I finally found...
    69allnightlong 69allnightlong 36-40, M Apr 4

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    I'm just trying to post that my cat died and I feel terrible. I don't understand how that content is a breach. I tried to remove words that might have been like swearing, like...
    bettyajz bettyajz 36-40, F 4 days ago

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    The following words are for my best friend that I love very much. Did you know that I cried last week when I left your room? Do you know why? It was not because that you didn't...
    UnrequitedLove8 UnrequitedLove8 18-21, M 3 days ago

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    I have been through quite a bit in my life. This one scares me the most, and I'm not sure why at my age. This all started about a month ago I was broken into, identity stolen, and...
    Robl0ves7 Robl0ves7 46-50, M 2 Responses