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I Keep Calm And Carry On

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    I keep calm and carry on because I have to.  I remember very early in my career there was a man who arrived in the ER who had gotten out of control. He had some serious issues.  Violent, screaming, scratching, biting, spitting. . . not something you would expect from an adult...
    WildSpectrumArts WildSpectrumArts 46-50, F 7 Responses Sep 28, 2011

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    I just really wish to stay calm but it seems so hard to do. I don't have a clue why I often act differently (and sometimes crazier) in public when my friends are around. When I...
    isisithen isisithen 18-21, F Nov 5

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    Yup, setting limits as a mom is often harder then letting things be swept under the rug. I keep telling myself that in the long run it will pay off. Woooooo- saaaaaaaah...
    Littlelionwoman81 Littlelionwoman81 36-40, F 2 Responses Nov 11

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    When you know your worth no one can make you worthless...
    LoveHadassah LoveHadassah 18-21, F Oct 29

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    Though you have no much confidence with what you can do, there are still some precious people who trust your capabilities more than you do.
    LoveHadassah LoveHadassah 18-21, F Nov 2

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    **** it all. **** it **** it just **** it. **** it. All.
    anisha07969 anisha07969 18-21, F 4 Responses Nov 2

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    Keep things simple. Like no one wants an elaborate wedding card minus the invite !!! And fact is, when do you become a man?! …. .…only when life get’s less complicated and...
    justsmile3 justsmile3 22-25, M 4 Responses Nov 13

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    "Carry On" - CSNY One morning I woke up and I knew that you were gone. A new day, a new way, I knew I should see it along. Go your way, I'll go mine and carry on. The sky is...
    jml2000 jml2000 56-60, M 1 Response Nov 5

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    ok this is something that I excel in everyday and it really gets to my work mates when there stressing out around me and im the only guy there who is calm and quiet lol but...
    xxSTEVE7xx xxSTEVE7xx 31-35, M Nov 15

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    But.......the problem is that I carry a whole separate bag everyday full of protein and other heathy ****. so I have 2 stupid ******* bags on my back 😣
    ibite001 ibite001 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 3

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    I have big decisions to make...none of them easy. How far does love carry you before circumstances are too much to handle. I guess when that moment comes I will know.
    JustConnie JustConnie 36-40, F 1 Response Nov 7

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    Spill the beans. I'll carry it to my grave
    zanityone zanityone 18-21, M 1 Response Nov 11

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    I need an off button.. my thoughts are bullying me.. my overthinking is torturing me.. calm down mind....please..
    trytrytry2 trytrytry2 26-30, F 2 Responses Nov 15

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    My husband bought me a Ruger LCP .380 for my birthday. I carry it almost daily due to its small size but it's not exactly my favorite gun to shoot.
    TractorGirl93 TractorGirl93 18-21, F Nov 5

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    I'm confused about too many things right now.. I want to stay calm, but I couldn't.. it's killing me
    amazingmoment90 amazingmoment90 18-21, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I have noticed that no matter how well life seems to start looking better, it keeps crashing down in a burning spiral. No matter how hard I try and fight, I end up being kicked to...
    TigerNeko TigerNeko 22-25, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    I think too much bout things, and end up keeping them to myself knowing that if I talk it to someone it's gonna help me but I don't! Because I care bout someone's name getting...
    heenachaudhari heenachaudhari 16-17, F 2 Responses Nov 7

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    I'm a good listener and I love knowing things that others don't. If you need someone to talk to, who you'd like to tell your secrets to, who would keep them for oneself, you found...
    belongtothosewhowait belongtothosewhowait 18-21, F 3 Responses Nov 2

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    I don't have many friends in life, because people keep leaving :(... I have resorted to not being myself and faking who I am to make friends because the real me according to people...
    Gaffa1234 Gaffa1234 22-25, F 4 Responses Nov 2

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    I'm taking care of my Sisters kids because she made too many dumb decisions and basically lost her kids to the state and I was the only member who didn't have a felony and can pass...
    jbm1984 jbm1984 31-35, F 1 Response Nov 3

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    Every time I have ever told a crush that I liked them, they've completely stopped talking to me. So now I just avoid the heartache and keep it to myself. I don't even tell my...
    n0rthernwind n0rthernwind 18-21, F Nov 9

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    Yes I do keep it a secret, I know it is wrong and that I shouldn't keep secrets from my parents but I also really enjoy being able to my express myself freely here. Thank goodness...
    doodlebug224 doodlebug224 18-21, F 14 Responses Nov 18

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    From now on forwards I will keep smiling as this life is a mess now but I know it will be better soon. I will keep smiling as don't want to spend money on removing my wrinkles, lol...
    ezzy2014 ezzy2014 26-30, F 5 days ago

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    For the past two years I have kept the same journal and have filled some of its pages. Its a worn notepad, longer than it is wide, and with the cover coming off. I started writing...
    Orchards Orchards 22-25, M 5 days ago

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    Everyone is so quick to say "oh you can talk to me" but I can't can I? I keep my thoughts to myself so much I feel like there are different ppl living inside my head... I've...
    boxgirl1987 boxgirl1987 26-30, F 4 days ago

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    I told the guy I dated yesterday that I m not into him, I can't love him, he said we can be friends. When a guy I have no feeling for looking on my eyes for more than 3 seconds, I...
    Mangostrawberrybanana Mangostrawberrybanana 31-35, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    ANY secrets I am trusted to keep, I'll take to the grave. True story, one of my best friends died a while back and my lips are forever sealed. I was raised to always keep my...
    chocolatecurlz chocolatecurlz 18-21, F 3 days ago

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    I m feeling not good enough all the time because the abuses I been thro. Only thing I know is keep going, do what I can do to make things better. Now I don't know if things got...
    Mangostrawberrybanana Mangostrawberrybanana 31-35, F 1 Response Oct 27

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    I keep myself hidden from people to be more socially acceptable. But I do regret it when I need someone to talk to
    metalchick18 metalchick18 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 27

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    For those who deal damage to yourself I want you to know that I care for you and will pray for you even if I don't know or like you. I am willing to end my life for you rather than...
    Thaiyeng Thaiyeng 13-15, M Oct 27

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    Hi, I really need your advice because I'm a bit confused and rattled. I was with my boyfriend for about 6 months when we first met everything was great, we laughed so much and had...
    Rainrebel Rainrebel 26-30, F 18 Responses Oct 28

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    I keep things to myself as a way to protect myself. I have always had a problem sticking to what I promise those around me, and myself; my dreams remained as such, and the changes...
    SavAleMar SavAleMar 22-25, M 2 Responses Oct 28

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    I'm married but I had a close online relationship on EP. It's been a while since I last talked to her. I'm interested in talking with people in a similar position. Is anyone else...
    Handsome78 Handsome78 36-40, M 5 Responses Oct 28

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    most of my anxiety and panic disorder is caused because i'm extremely shy and keep everything to myself
    intoxicatingxmuke intoxicatingxmuke 13-15, F 2 Responses Oct 28

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    Black men why do you always do this? Why must you have a comment for everything a woman is doing? I'm jogging minding my own business and twice two BLACK men felt the need to...
    HigherCalling HigherCalling 22-25, F Oct 31

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    I am a man of my word, I will keep your secret.
    MrSchutzstaffel MrSchutzstaffel 18-21, M 1 Response Oct 31

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    I've always been really good at keeping people's secrets. I suppose on an anonymous website that doesn't actually matter much, but hey - now you know!
    DrunkGiraffe DrunkGiraffe 26-30, M Nov 1

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    I have no one to tell so I guess I can keep your secrets, Plus I'm the one always sitting quietly in the back, it's amazing what you hear when you aren't being heard
    EmoGirl286 EmoGirl286 13-15, F 3 Responses Nov 1

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    I'm a good listener and can keep a secret. I am a little mischievous at times but who isn't :)
    baino16 baino16 31-35, M 1 Response Nov 1

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    I am the person people vent to, I keep their secrets.
    laurynnm43 laurynnm43 16-17, F 1 Response Nov 2

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    If you have anything you wanna talk about you can tell me I won't judge I will listen and I can keep secrets
    ILoveBaxter ILoveBaxter 13-15, F 9 Responses Nov 3

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    I do, because I hate when someone tries to downplay your problems to make their own seem worse like it's a contest between who's life is shittier... or the famous 'attention seeker...
    Britt4ny Britt4ny 70+, F 2 Responses Nov 3

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    Every one thinks I've got the perfect life but I don't. I can't trust anyone any more, I don't feel safe anywhere. But I keep it to myself, I'm scared no one will ever understand...
    livelifefully73 livelifefully73 16-17, F 3 Responses Nov 3

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