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    My Great Grandpa

    hey, well I've always known that im an old soul. I'am not that of other young people nor do i share in the same personality. I guess I've always known sice i was about 4 or 5 and saw my great grandpa sitting in the back seat of my moms car, patting his seat belt. I had never...
    andrina andrina 22-25 1 Response Apr 13, 2009

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    I Knew This One Word We Invented Would Take Off!

    One warm summer afternoon, my friend and I decided to play basketball at the gym. Little did we know, our lives were about to be changed forever… Once our team was assembled, we began our first game. My friend dribbled the ball up the court. Seeing that no one was...
    Skribbles Skribbles 22-25, M Sep 2, 2009

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    That I Was "Different"

    There was a reason why I was always picked on, abused, bullied. I knew from a young age that I wasn't worth much. I don't remember exactly when this 'knowing' began, just that I've always known it. It's hard to change how you think of yourself when you've been thinking the same...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Apr 21, 2009

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    I Knew

    you be fun! but didn't know you can be funny too:)
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Jul 3, 2012

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    Related Experiences

    Not all the time, but often enough. Seeing as I still live in the general area I grew up in as a child, it’s really inevitable I’m going to bump into people I knew from the...
    morea morea 22-25, F 1 Response 10 hrs ago

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    How easy is it to leave a cult? For me personally, the answer is "not very." I pay close attention to the stories of those who have left a religious cult. I admit I am a little...
    Solfeggio Solfeggio 36-40, F 5 Responses Dec 8

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    He lied to me...for 5 years. Maybe I knew it was all too good to be true but I wanted to believe in the best of him. In doing so, I chose to believe a lie. Now I'm bouncing back...
    QuixoticShi QuixoticShi 22-25, F 4 Responses 20 hrs ago

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    My best friend of 43 years told my son awful lies and some girl secrets, and now he really has a trust issue with me, because like he said why would Your best friend lie. My...
    Bela21 Bela21 41-45, F 17 hrs ago

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    Once upon a time it was autumn and the leaves started turning beautiful colours in Northern Ontario and the entire land was an autumn type of beautiful. Then the leaves started...
    Nyxii Nyxii 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 26

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    Coming out was the best thing I have ever done for myself. I have always been the one that worries about everyone else first then I deal with my problems later. Since I was younger...
    foreverbeautifultoni foreverbeautifultoni 18-21, F 2 days ago

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    I never lived with my dad,mainly because he was an alcoholic . I didn't know him very well and since very young age I despised him for what he did to my mom. Well last time I spoke...
    MissLizy MissLizy 22-25, F 3 Responses 8 hrs ago

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    I just ended a five year relationship. I do not regret it at all. I did it for myself, to live my life,to experience things that he held me back from. I am very proud of my self...
    bautry00 bautry00 22-25, F 11 hrs ago

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    I met him when I was fresh out of high school. I moved to a new town following old and dear friends into the belly of the beast. A spontaneous and trendy city, and I was ready to...
    dandelionsandlighthouses dandelionsandlighthouses 26-30, F 1 Response Dec 11

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    My mother is a nightmare, in one way I want to blame her for everything I went through growing up. but I can still try to understand. when I was born my mom said she planned me...
    babyjane96 babyjane96 18-21, F Nov 22

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    The best article I've read about depression yet!!! What I Wish People Knew about Depression By Therese J. Borchard Associate Editor robin-williamsSomeone recently asked me to...
    heavenlyskyflower heavenlyskyflower 31-35, F 2 Responses Nov 30

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    Me and my "new" boyfriend just started dating a couple days before he left for bootcamp! But we dated before and now I'm lonely and miss him like crazy! I'm wondering how will I...
    tchico25 tchico25 18-21, F 1 Response 20 hrs ago

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    I thought we were just talking about random stuff for a week, one night he started asking me really pervy questions that were kind of creepy ...saying stuff like what he wants to...
    jbm1984 jbm1984 31-35, F 7 hrs ago

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    One afternoon, a friend called me at work to tell me that *****, the guy I had, secretly, been desperately in love with, had broken up with his girlfriend of several years. To say...
    waterbaby79 waterbaby79 31-35, F 1 Response Dec 9

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    I have recently become estranged by both parents. I could not take the constant harassment for money and verbal abuse from my father. My mother has never been happy for me but...
    pc3907 pc3907 36-40, F 4 Responses Dec 2

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    I started before I even knew what it was. All I knew was that it felt good.
    YouKnowIHateMyself YouKnowIHateMyself 13-15, F 5 Responses 6 days ago

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    In the last year and a half I lost my job, a 21 year marriage, my house and pretty much everything in it, was unemployed for the whole time, spent my life's savings and had open...
    joseekatt joseekatt 46-50, F 2 Responses 13 hrs ago

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    It's begun. Whether it will ever be finished is yet to be seen. The first chapter is finished and the second chapter is starting to take shape, but it's hard. I hope there's a...
    notyourgirlfriday notyourgirlfriday 31-35, F 1 Response 11 hrs ago

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    WARNING: this is VERY long. During school and hanging out with friends, I can be the most talkative and cheerful person to be around. And that's what hides the truth back at home...
    vintagechick14 vintagechick14 13-15, F 1 Response Dec 10

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    Today I'll find out. If I lived up to their standard in the background check, and if I can start next week. I'm bracing myself for a fall into the abyss of dark depression. If this...
    squirrelbounce squirrelbounce 41-45, F 6 Responses Dec 4

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    I got married too soon too a woman I knew when we were both younger...than she started the mental abuse.Telling me things like I need too save for gastric bypass surgery cause it's...
    feelslost37 feelslost37 36-40, M Dec 11

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    I see you and I smile I talk to you and everything seems to be alright You're such a beautiful flower, so fresh and new If I had to pick one I'd pick you My heart beats the way I...
    JEJ2259 JEJ2259 22-25, M 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    Clearly, my husband and I are having problems. Last night I found out he has been doing drugs behind my back. I'm not sure what to do. I am livid, disappointed and heart broken. We...
    IFOS125 IFOS125 22-25, F Nov 30

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    I didn't mean to fall in love with him--I just did. He was just a schoolmate back in College. But ever since one of my classmates said that we looked good together, my suffering...
    ayamesan16 ayamesan16 22-25, F 2 Responses Dec 10

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    He made me feel sad quickly. I just couldn't believe my idiocy. I fell for a guy pretending to care. Open the *** channel right up. I feel pretty bad today, right now. I...
    LastofmyPeople LastofmyPeople 31-35, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    After being married for over 25 years, I left my husband two months ago. We have three teens. I took the youngest with me and started renting a 15-minute walk away. I hadn't had...
    stellagroovebac stellagroovebac 51-55, F 3 days ago

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    Where am I from and why am I here? I am not of Earth! I am 35 years old and for as long as I can remember, I've always felt very alien, different and like I don’t belong on Earth...
    StarChild79 StarChild79 31-35, M Dec 6

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    You, get me feelin' crazy There always on my mind And I get to feelin' lately If I never knew your name, I'd love you all the same But I have you to myself Wanting nothing else...
    NaziaSyeda NaziaSyeda 26-30, F 1 Response Dec 8

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    the other day i was not doing much, making dinner. when the managers son showed up at my door, knocking.. he shows me a paper with my nic on it.. saying it is a negative review...
    FreeThinker2 FreeThinker2 46-50 Dec 8

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    I don't know where to start this off, but I'll just first say that I can't do anything remarkable. I'm not special. I'm not good at anything. I'm just ordinary. I try so hard to...
    torr62 torr62 13-15, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I'm so confused, I have just started to cry for no apparent reason. My grandad has recently started living with me as he is suffering from depression, which is sad but I know and...
    AHelpfulLover AHelpfulLover 16-17, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    There's only 1 person that I have been talking about here lately and I want to shut up! I know what he's like- a charming tattoo guy who knows his way around people to use them in...
    PieceOfSummer PieceOfSummer 22-25, F 3 days ago

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    I spent seven year of my life with my ex fiancé . I don't believe in sex before marriage he knew that from the beginning I am a virgin he's not he broke up with me a few months...
    dnicebby dnicebby 22-25, F 2 Responses Nov 23

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    Wow I didn't realize this many people experience it. I used to think I was haunted or something before I knew what it was. I'd always feel like this evil presence was standing over...
    imatulipinacup imatulipinacup 22-25, F 2 Responses Nov 25

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    I have prayed for an answer to an issue, not sure if silence from the human I need to tall is my answer from God.
    littlefroghere littlefroghere 41-45, F 1 Response Nov 30

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    Never have I been one to regret, nor have I been the typical type of person who feels like I want to do something and I do not take the opportunity to achieve set goals. Yet, there...
    city87 city87 26-30, M 1 Response Dec 7

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    In the beginning I absolutely hated it. Every time it occurred I would be dead afraid which would enhance my hallucinations during the paralysis. I'd hear demonic voices, my room...
    holograms holograms 18-21, F Dec 7

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    I am officially starting my life over. ive simply took my daughters hand and walked away from all of the problems..hurts..judging..bulling...and put them behind us. it wasn't...
    sunpea sunpea 36-40, F 2 Responses Dec 11

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    Outside looking in I never felt normal I always felt like an orphan My mother was murdered when I was just nine years old the man I called dad never acted like a father he was...
    conservativegirl24 conservativegirl24 22-25, F 1 Response Dec 12

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    I love her im not lesbian but someone said I was possessive as if a mother would be and what he said helped but I still can't get over that I'd do anything for them. I'll protect...
    AlphasMate AlphasMate 22-25, F 6 days ago

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    From an early age I knew my mother hated me. She's been diagnosed since with Bipolar Disorder. But growing up with her as a mother was difficult. We never properly bonded because...
    emc2emily emc2emily 26-30, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    I left a job across the country to come home thinking things would be better. At that job, I had a micromanager boss who treated me terribly. I was accused of doing things I didn...
    dariengrasshopper dariengrasshopper 36-40, F 4 days ago