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I Knew I Had To Choose Between My Relationship And My Child

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    ...but my father is a coward. He made mistakes as we all do, but instead of trying his best to protect his own from these mistakes, he blamed the very ones that loved him. He has...
    PricelessLegacy PricelessLegacy 31-35, F Sep 7

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    I Finally got the courage to walk away from a bad relationship. The guy was so mean to me and he was never there when I needed him I finally walked away from him. It's hard to...
    Nursekat87 Nursekat87 26-30, F Aug 22

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    I am an only child to a strong willed and beautiful mother who has endured many hardships throughout her life. Almost from Day 1, my mom has played both parental roles, and with a...
    olinor olinor 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 7

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    hello .i m not a native English speaker,so excuse my English if i make a mistake. im 24 year old and i just had an abortion 1 week ago,this is would be my 3rd and most painfully...
    hajer22 hajer22 22-25, F Sep 8

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    I haven't spoken to my 32 year old son in 4 years. I still cry about it, especially during the month of the "sentinel" event. I still can't believe it actually happened. We'd...
    confusedinmanyways confusedinmanyways 56-60, F 2 Responses Aug 30

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    Maybe he's a beard... Maybe he's not. That's not what I'm confused about though. I love spending time with him, being close, sharing the closeness between us, kissing him, touching...
    cantlovealone cantlovealone 18-21, F Aug 23

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    Next week I'll be 27. On my 23rd birthday I went out with some friends, one of them was the new girl at work who I was so certain was gay. That night I realized that I had feelings...
    louef louef 26-30, F 2 Responses Aug 26

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    I'm not 100% sure if I do believe in the statement. However, I feel I'm definitely open to the aspects of a relationship solely held over the Internet. I used to believe it was the...
    iNomaD iNomaD 18-21, M 2 Responses Sep 3

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    My adult children are treating me so abominably, it's shocking. After years of trying to heal this extremely dysfunction family (family counseling--alone--for 18 years), I now...
    5THCommandment 5THCommandment 61-65, F 1 Response Sep 8

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    There's this one man that I cannot take off my mind for like two years. And it's frustrating and hurting me. I wanted to forget him. I want to forget him but I don't know, I can't...
    Samwan Samwan 26-30, F 3 Responses Aug 19

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    I have a wonderful wife and I love her desperately, but i have always had very close relationships with women at work as well. It is always just one woman at a time and we have...
    tvCorinne tvCorinne 51-55, T 3 days ago

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    ISLAM 14-YEAR-OLD GIRL LASHED TO DEATH UNDER SHARIA LAW by Babette Francis, April 30, 2011 Sherene Hassan, secretary of the Islamic Council of Victoria, is an energetic...
    Awareandawake Awareandawake 36-40, T 3 hrs ago

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    This is NOT my story. This story belongs to Annie3321. I am posting it here for those that struggle with staying. It is amazing insight into what happens once the "affair fog...
    Uht2014 Uht2014 46-50, F 6 hrs ago

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    I made some serious mistakes in my life . I really sinned . After I changed my life I had the most profound dream that completely changed me . In my dream , I saw myself standing...
    MalaJazz MalaJazz 36-40, F 10 hrs ago

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    I am 33. I met a woman online and we talked as friends for 3 or 4 years without ever meeting. Even though she lived only 30 miles from me. She had been diagnosed with "bipolar" and...
    bentsurvivor bentsurvivor 31-35, M Aug 22

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    This is one of the hardest experiences I have ever had to go through in my life. And this is the first time I am talking to anyone about it. My period was 2 weeks late and I knew...
    ESHT13 ESHT13 18-21, F 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    My girlfriend is White with bit of Native American and Eastern European while I am Taiwanese. Despite always dated Asian in my past, I knew early on I would want to have an...
    Santiago4DD Santiago4DD 31-35, M 37 mins ago

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    Lies, Fault, Goodbye. I was in a relationship with this guy since March and he broke-up with me at the beginning of August because he said he wasn't happy the last two months we...
    Samaccino Samaccino 16-17, F 11 hrs ago

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    I wish I knew that you would leave, God. If I had known, I'd still be able to feel it when people touch my arm. And I mean really feel it, you know? Feel the warmth and energy. Now...
    becswiggins becswiggins 16-17, F 1 Response 23 hrs ago

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    The reason i am writing this is because leading up to the days up to my abortion i was googling like crazy trying to read through as many experiences as possible to know what i am...
    emmzee90 emmzee90 22-25, F 5 days ago

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    I lost my Dad when I was four so yea....I have a had a lot of time to think about his death, fathers, him and well, everything. I was four and although I was in the room right...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response 3 days ago

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    It was five months ago, in April. It was one of those things that aren't supposed to happen: it was my sophomore year of college and I was visiting my boyfriend of three years for...
    skinnesn skinnesn 18-21, F 5 Responses 6 days ago

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    I was a sophomore in high school, (Yea, I know pretty young), and I was in a relationship with two senior guys. I met a guy named "V" in my new school. I was pretty shy & he always...
    luvabl3 luvabl3 18-21, F Aug 17

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    Or at least, I am having a medical one on Friday. According to my Period Tracker, as of today, I am 22 days late. I've had three confirmed positive tests. I'm twenty-five and...
    BlackRainbows BlackRainbows 22-25, F 4 Responses Sep 2

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    When I was young my dad had my cousins come sleep over they were both girls so we can have family time and get to know our cousins more well that night the first night they came...
    cittykatluv cittykatluv 18-21, F 1 Response 10 hrs ago

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    I met this girl on a dating site a while back and we eventually started talking on the phone. At one point she asked me how tall I was. At this point I should mention that I am...
    snowpowderking snowpowderking 18-21, M 11 hrs ago

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    Search for On a daily basis Minimal Costs on As Viewed On Tv set goods and slow cookers by coloration/end, brand, selling price, purchaser score or Exclusive presents, for instance...
    Vestaavv1604 Vestaavv1604 31-35, M 1 Response Aug 20

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    22 Alternatives to Punishment by Jan Hunt -- The Natural Child Project Many parents recognize the harmful effects of physical and verbal punishment. They know that yelling...
    findmeholdmeloveme findmeholdmeloveme 18-21 5 Responses Sep 1

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    I met my ex boyfriend four months ago. We met online and talked everyday for a month before actually meeting. We had very deep conversations and I felt like I already knew him even...
    confusedgirl01 confusedgirl01 31-35, F 1 Response Sep 6

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    Whenever I found myself in pain or discomfort, I'd always try to pump myself up by saying, "You've been through worse." It helped keep my spirit up. But I can promise you I have...
    lovealyssa lovealyssa 18-21, F 2 Responses 19 hrs ago

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    We've been together for 4 months and he treats me way better than my exes and they were in person! We live in the same state but 3 hours away and he comes down to my area from time...
    lilbum97 lilbum97 16-17, F 8 hrs ago

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    Yemeni child bride, eight, dies of internal injuries on first night of forced marriage to groom five times her age ByMatt Blake Published: 19:20 AEST, 9 September 2013 | Updated...
    Ilovechildrenlots Ilovechildrenlots 46-50, F 4 hrs ago

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    Keep in mind that I was always one of those girls that never understood why women stay in abusive relationships. I was a broken child. Acted out, drugs, sex basically whatever I...
    mmememe mmememe 22-25, F Aug 26

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    I believe discipline is one of the most important lessons in life. If one learns to be disciplined, one can face any challenge, follow the rules and take things one steady step at...
    opaquelady opaquelady 36-40, F 8 Responses Sep 4

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    'If You Love Someone with Alcoholic Parents' It's a great article by a blogger Amy Eden and all credit goes to her, absolutely, I don't mean to steal it, just to share because it...
    rtvbvfde rtvbvfde 26-30, M Sep 6

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    I left him and i cried my heart out. He messaged me past midnight for 3 days to ask if we could go have dinner as "friends" just before i left Europe because he would feel bad...
    Cookielover5752 Cookielover5752 22-25, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    So I have been doing a lot of reading on cheating, exploring The Other Woman section of EP...generally just obsessing over it. Not only can I not understand The Other Woman(/Man...
    rollingdoro rollingdoro 22-25, F 1 Response 13 hrs ago

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    So today after class I had my first gay experience. My friend has his own dorm and it was just us nothing else to worry about. I told him I was scared, he promised we would go slow...
    cgrubb85 cgrubb85 18-21, M 3 hrs ago

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    I'm in one now and I met her on EP. I'm in Texas and she is in a small country in SE Asia. We will eventually meet and probably marry, even though we have quite a few cultural...
    CrazyWaterSpring CrazyWaterSpring 51-55, M 16 mins ago

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    Well, I suppose my narcissist got out of the relationship with me. Exactly 2 weeks ago, everything was rosy again. I say "again" because it was the typical pattern of his daily...
    Avicularia Avicularia 31-35, F 1 Response Sep 5

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    This is some wisdom I read recently. Made me stop and think. 10th grade As I sat there in English class, I stared at the girl next to me. She was my so called "best friend". I...
    KenzieluvsRupert KenzieluvsRupert 16-17, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    I met her a year ago today. I didn't notice her wedding ring at first but soon found that she never took it off, even when she took everything else off. She told her husband...
    pcflvly pcflvly 46-50, M 1 Response Aug 31

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    Doctors have always told me I had slim to no chance of ever getting pregnant, but as I have recently realized doctors are not always right. In April-May of 2013 I had an extreme...
    hhgarfeildd hhgarfeildd 22-25, F 3 days ago

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    I started talking to a woman online, and she seemed pretty intelligent. After a while, we met, and she was basically what I had pictured, but she had the most devilish laugh I'd...
    cozyuptothefire cozyuptothefire 51-55, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    So... part 2... I decided that nobody is going to hire me, and I go to an old employer, over an hour away, and they will take me back... so, I get ready to move. (There are good...
    cozyuptothefire cozyuptothefire 51-55, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    Dear You, First off, I heard you're with someone new. I am going to swallow my pride, and tell you I am happy for you. Although it has only been a week, and I feel that it is much...
    becswiggins becswiggins 16-17, F 1 Response 23 hrs ago

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