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I Keep My Nails Short

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    Nails Always Short - I can't stand to have my fingernails long. It just bothers me when my fingernails and toenails grow. Stuff gets under my nails and that's why it bothers me. I...
    flower4life flower4life 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 5, 2011

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    Short - I am a guy it would look weird if i didn't. Either way i would cut them short. They bother me to look at big.
    Arorin Arorin 22-25, M 2 Responses Mar 18, 2010

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    Bad Habit - They're short because I bite my nails. It's weird, people assume I'm always nervous or something, but it's just a habit. I bite them all the time. Plus, long nails...
    Browneyes4322 Browneyes4322 18-21, F Jun 4, 2013

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    Short Nails For Typing - I type for a living, so I have to keep mine fairly short.  Just past the end of my fingers is long enough.  I have to be able to touch the keys...
    soonermom soonermom 41-45, F Jul 14, 2008

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    Have No Choice - For two reasons:  They don't grow well, they are very soft.  I can't afford to get manicures right now.  Since, I am going into the medical...
    darlene darlene 41-45, F 2 Responses Apr 25, 2009

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    As Always.... - I always keep my nails short,,For others it is really funny to trim or cut nails every 2 or 3 days but I always do,I always trim my nails I cant stand it when I...
    tummytum tummytum 22-25, F May 10, 2013

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    Short Nails For Nursing - I keep my nails short due to the fact that I'm a nurse and work around alot of older adults whose skin is extremly thin. They get enough skin tears as it...
    nurse2nice nurse2nice 31-35, F Jul 14, 2008

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    Way More Practical.. - First of all I hate typing with long fingernails, my fingers have to touch the keys, not only the nails! Apart from that it's not handy at all to have long...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Apr 15, 2008

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    Short Nails For Nursing - I keep my nails short due to the fact that I'm a nurse and work around alot of older adults whose skin is extremly thin. They get enough skin tears as it...
    nurse2nice nurse2nice 31-35, F 3 Responses Jul 14, 2008

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    My wife started painting my toe nails early on in our marriage and it didn't bother me as no one saw them but us. Then one summer on a weekend we went to Knobles amusement park and...
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    Painting my nails is a big turn on for me. I have maids doing it for me. I love having my toenails painted by my boyfriend before sex. It is good foreplay.
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    I painted my toe nails ;) and feel feminine and productive lol
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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 7

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    This happened when i was in 7th Grade.. I was 13 and my school life was pretty normal. A few days later when i was walking in a school corridor, I notice a guy and he was short...
    stickypenguin36 stickypenguin36 18-21, F Mar 20

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    Well... I think a large portion of this community does. Because that's kinda the reason most people join- to, as the EP front page says, "find support from others who understand...
    AZChomp644 AZChomp644 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 21

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    jeresey jeresey 56-60, F 1 Response Mar 20

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    i just cannot keep going on and on about ANY issue. its a big bone of contention between my wife and me, and i invariably snap. have tried yoga, and it only lengthens the fuse...
    Lovetotouch Lovetotouch 41-45, M Mar 21

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    maleyhiller maleyhiller 16-17, F Mar 26

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    This is one thing that I have realized that time past by FAST. Just awhile ago I was thinking about college and counted the years I'll use to study. And run through the things that...
    AwkwardChameleon7 AwkwardChameleon7 13-15, F Mar 28

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    ive had short hair..but i always change style cuz i get bored of it easily!! :) um...so i cut my hair recently ... and its the shortest its ever been!! ^-^ my parents dont mind but...
    NefelibataAggression NefelibataAggression 18-21, F 3 Responses Mar 23

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    So being a short girl has one major disadvantage and that's ..... Short men... Being attracted to you and tall men not really noticing you (in general) I'm not mean I'm sure they...
    MissLorii MissLorii 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 4

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    Everyone calls my shorts booty shorts I deny that they are, I guess because of the name. Call them shorts!
    Just23478 Just23478 16-17, F 1 day ago

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    I really do. Whenever I get in the mood, I pop open my laptop and I start going at it. Late at night when I can't sleep? I may write a 10 page story that describes everything...
    TheVampireQueen92 TheVampireQueen92 18-21, F Mar 18

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    I love wearing shorts. Out of school I only wear shorts and tights when it is cold, never trousers 😝
    KitKat292 KitKat292 13-15, F 3 Responses Mar 19

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    Why is it so negative with being short? It's always the short guy that gets teaser, called midget and such. How tall are you guys? :) And what do you say about my question?
    vakko vakko 18-21, M 6 days ago

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    Case #1 Part two: I am lying bound and gagged on a bed in my schoolgirl outfit. I can’t see or hear anything in this quiet room. The cloth tied around my eyes is real tight...
    schoolgyrlKaren schoolgyrlKaren 41-45 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    I keep thinking, About the words I’ll never say, And the things we’ll never do. I keep thinking, that it’s all my fault because we both know that it is. I keep...
    ILuvMusic229 ILuvMusic229 13-15, F Apr 7

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    I'm very short for my age. I'm 4' 2" I look more like a kid than someone with dwarfism. Has its benefits as well as its drawbacks. I don't think I know anyone over 10 that's my...
    bmason1995 bmason1995 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 20

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    I'm the shortest in my family. I'm 4"11 and my little sister is 5"4. Since she is taller she thinks she can boss me around. What should I do?
    broadwaybabe99 broadwaybabe99 13-15, F 3 Responses Mar 20

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    Finally and experience I can relate to. Being tall is highly overrated. My younger brother is 6'6 or 7. He'll I stop growing in the 7th grade. I'm 4'10" tall. But it's not the...
    mlcockrell mlcockrell 36-40, M Mar 21

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    I'm five-foot-nothing. :) I quite like being on the shorter side. It can be a bit annoying having to ask people to reach stuff for you all the time, though. If I need something...
    randomlygenerated randomlygenerated 18-21, F 4 Responses Mar 22

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    I put on this hand me down skirt and it was scandalous short but I was only doing some housework so I wore it, then my wife needs me to drive her to the pharmacy just before they...
    CdKimmi CdKimmi 61-65, M 3 Responses Mar 23

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    It's not that life is short, it's we wait too long to start living it. Start enjoying it from the moment your born to the moment you die, that's the best we can do.
    shaunrain shaunrain 16-17, M Mar 23

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    "Company" Start your engines Can we get the chemicals in Cause anything's better than this Mix it up with vicadin Cause anything's better than this Little cuts on your wrist...
    s0undgarden s0undgarden 16-17, M 2 Responses Mar 24

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    My parents are writers so I grew up writing short stories. They're not very good yet, but I'm hoping to improve. I'm into Sci-fi and fantasy.
    RubyEvanescence RubyEvanescence 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 28

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    Yes ,too short to bother about rude people.You refuse to do as they want and they call you proud.These people need a lot of growing up.Their age has only increased in number.
    mona87 mona87 46-50, F 1 Response Mar 28

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    Oh, I'm not physically short, I'm just a total *****.
    Thatmixedchild Thatmixedchild 13-15, M Mar 29

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    Writing stories is like an escape. It's like if you having a really bad day, you can just rewrite a new one. It's sounds weird I know, but writing allows you to let your anger out...
    olivias78 olivias78 13-15, F 2 Responses Mar 29

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    I'm loving the short skater style skirts at the moment. I have several in different colours. They are lovely to wear but also a little risque, especially when it's a bit breezy and...
    karenhobbs karenhobbs 26-30, T Apr 1

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    I'm loving the short skater style skirts at the moment. I have several in different colours. They are lovely to wear but also a little risque, especially when it's a bit breezy and...
    karenhobbs karenhobbs 26-30, T 4 Responses Apr 1

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    I'm about 5'5 and it may be an average height but for me it's short :(
    13robert13 13robert13 13-15, M Apr 5

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    Single. "You say it as if it were a death sentence," She murmured playfully, swiping a strand of jet black hair behind her ear. The girl sat there, cross-legged, innocuously...
    Fuzzies Fuzzies 56-60, M Apr 6

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    I do admire people who can keep clam in pretty much every situation. I am someone who has a hard time keeping calm, I don't know if it is the anxiety, or the hot-headed-woman in me...
    NYSlilAngel NYSlilAngel 26-30, F Apr 7

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    Sometimes being short stinks, I had to put something away up high today so I climbed up on a chair then proceed to fall getting hit with the item smacking my arm on the counter...
    oversimplification oversimplification 26-30, F 2 Responses Apr 8

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    I am hardly short standing at 5'7" tall. Yes, I am a lot of fun at home and out with others. I love to joke around, have fun, laugh, and cry too.
    boobsandbrains boobsandbrains 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 9

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