I Know Common Sense Isn't Common

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 47 People

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    26-30
    Jan 8, 2015

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    At school people tell a joke and everyone laughs but I don't. Then they say something no one laughs at but me. Awkward! But it's me and I'm fine with that.
    SmartyGenius SmartyGenius
    13-15, F
    Apr 21
    Adults know lots of things. They are smart, but they take advantage of the power that they have. Not all adults do this, my parents don't. But sometimes, teens know better. We aren...
    SmartyGenius SmartyGenius
    13-15, F
    Apr 21
    Part 2 Second year is an interesting story. So much happened and yet so little. It started well, I returned to Uni and thanks to that final night out we’d all become friends...
    Tobey94 Tobey94
    18-21, M
    Apr 21
    Anybody that has ever experienced a streak of sadness, doesn't necessarily need to be at a level of "depression", has learned that there are few people that can handle it. It's not...
    kk1874 kk1874
    31-35, F
    Apr 21
    Is it Male or Female? You might not have known this, but a lot of non-living objects are actually either male or female. Here are some examples... FREEZER BAGS They are male...
    Lee124 Lee124
    41-45, F
    6 Responses Apr 21
    I will miss EP. Thankfully I am lucky enough to have met a few people I will never forget and especially a special someone here. We are together today and having a wonderful time...
    Doomflower Doomflower
    31-35, F
    1 Response Apr 21
    So I will just say see you soon ep. I made a lot of good friends on here. They have helped me get thru one the hardest times of my life. Might never have made it out of the...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Apr 21
    Personal preferences! I hate being judged for what I like and personal preference and then made to feel like **** for what I DO like! Great example is health shaming that I dealt...
    MiamiMexirican MiamiMexirican
    41-45, M
    1 Response Apr 20
    I guess being in a relationship wasn't in the cards for me to begin with. Just more of a fantasy and a never ending hope that isn't going to come true. I've never been on a date or...
    MysteriousRose MysteriousRose
    18-21, F
    1 Response Apr 20
    I have been told this so many times. "I love you forever" "I'll be there for you always" but none really stepped up to prove it. Either they get tired too easily or isn't really...
    soyyoprincesa soyyoprincesa
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Apr 19
    Okay, I'm going to start like everyone else did; because I don't know how else I should. I know, for a fact, that some people will just see me as attention seeking and a liar, but...
    Rhino109 Rhino109
    13-15, M
    Apr 19
    This will be a long post but I hope you bear with because this is something that’s been eating at me for a while. I fell in love with the most amazing girl I’ve ever met. The...
    Tobey94 Tobey94
    18-21, M
    Apr 19
    Racists and haters are a part of the reason why I hate humanity for I will not be a part of a society that bases everything on hate and selfishness. I refuse it this world is full...
    SladeBolinLeaderofEp SladeBolinLeaderofEp
    18-21, M
    1 Response Apr 19
    In the past 5 months I have received the same declaration of love posted in my inbox by the same person. Now I only responded the very first time this scammer posted it and my...
    Lee124 Lee124
    41-45, F
    4 Responses Apr 19
    Free pass to hit me. Knock me down... Can't happen online but.. It's free universe do it! Let it happen. I have the answers. I know what I have to do but I can't help how I feel...
    LeahLovee LeahLovee
    70+, F
    3 Responses Apr 18
    Hyperactivity isn't real. It's the Placebo Effect
    SirShivers SirShivers
    13-15, M
    Apr 18
    ....I laugh when people get hurt. Like, saw a kid fall off a bike recently and I couldn't help it...
    BadMomKira BadMomKira
    22-25, F
    8 Responses Apr 18
    That feeling when you hear, "Alright, I guess this is it." And then you hear everyone say "Yeah, I guess so, too. That's quite a journey, isn't it?" And i'm standing...
    SparkofDecency SparkofDecency
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Apr 18
    And I remember when I met him, it was so clear that he was the only one for me. We both knew it, right away. And as the years went on, things got more difficult - we were faced...
    Estranea Estranea
    22-25, F
    Apr 18
    I am tired of circles. I'm tired of this life. Feeling black and white weather haunting me. I don't know where I can put the past behind me. just trying to survive but trying isn't...
    AnonymousF5 AnonymousF5
    26-30, M
    1 Response Apr 17
    Yes! This is very true. I'd talk to lots of people already and it's the worst ever when they are like the stuck up strict soldier guard whatever. (I don't have anything against...
    soyyoprincesa soyyoprincesa
    22-25, F
    3 Responses Apr 17
    With the end near and seeing some of the negativity that has been presented about EP, I wanted to take a few moments and tell everyone about the positive that EP brought to my...
    fungirlmmm fungirlmmm
    41-45, F
    12 Responses Apr 16
    I know that life is meaningless, nothing has inherent meaning, or value, and that's not a bad thing; it should make things rather simple really, there isn't any way to do any...
    justalittlewallflower justalittlewallflower
    16-17, F
    2 Responses Apr 16
    I think I deserve that much, someone that can actually hold an intelligent and mind stimulating conversation. Someone I won't have to manipulate for my own person pleasure. And...
    LittleLover19 LittleLover19
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Apr 15
    Why do I care so much for a man that's not mine. When I know that I shouldn't. My heart always speaks of you, when it should be silent. It needs to learn to let go of the things it...
    lisamarie829 lisamarie829
    26-30, F
    1 Response Apr 15
    Yet, I sorta do. I try and ignore the orientation of who I'm talking with, but especially when gay people message me it can make me uncomfortable. They're all good people but it's...
    dabram71 dabram71
    16-17, M
    10 Responses Apr 14
    I feel like I have never been mentally here on Earth. Ever since I began to comprehend language and think critically I have never felt like I was meant to be on this Earth. This...
    MillennialStarSon MillennialStarSon
    18-21, M
    2 Responses Apr 14
    For one, I was always bullied by people on here, mostly for my appearance or apparently I'm because I'm an a-hole. Which makes no sense when I haven't done anything anyone else has...
    SalvationArmy SalvationArmy
    18-21, M
    5 Responses Apr 12
    I love my baby.. But maybe that isn't good enough. "Sometimes love is not enough and the road gets tough, I don't know why"
    ToughKitty ToughKitty
    31-35, F
    4 Responses Apr 12
    I was a young, intelligent, motivated kid growing up aspiring to become a Computer Engineer. But as time passed, problems rose between my parents turning into dark days. I've been...
    SoulMadness SoulMadness
    18-21, M
    1 Response Apr 12
    When don't I hate you? I should, I really should. But I don't even now, when I really think about it I should. I should hate you because every time we get "close" we are pushed...
    yalefred yalefred
    22-25, M
    Apr 11
    When don't I hate you? I should, I really should. But I don't even now, when I really think about it I should. I should hate you because every time we get "close" we are pushed...
    yalefred yalefred
    22-25, M
    Apr 11
    I like to stay far as possible from haters who think they know it all. But they always come out and start something thinking they know what I see when they don't because they weren...
    YourSecretAdmire22 YourSecretAdmire22
    22-25, M
    Apr 11
    Most people will have something to say they'll always have something negative to say people will always talk me down even the ones faking to be my friend others will deliberately...
    SladeBolinLeaderofEp SladeBolinLeaderofEp
    18-21, M
    Apr 11
    I'm at a point where I'm getting low on money, time, hope, and options, and I'm panicking internally, not knowing what I should do. I feel like I can't really talk to anyone I know...
    NateTheQuiet NateTheQuiet
    22-25, M
    2 Responses Apr 11
    Message me and say hi :) we can find some common interests.
    locked125 locked125
    26-30, M
    2 Responses Apr 11
    Everywhere I go something very small is expensive. This simple plain freaking bracelet Is $45.00 from pandora. That's crazy. Makeup brushes are about $10 at some popular brand...
    staystyleandsmile staystyleandsmile
    18-21, F
    1 Response Apr 11
    First and foremost, I have been serious about my relationship with the Father since I was in my 20's....not to say, I haven't made some really bad choices (choices that a person...
    LetsShareStories LetsShareStories
    61-65, F
    4 Responses Apr 10
    When I speak I feel like I don't make any sense my words don't come out right
    bobbyespe2 bobbyespe2
    22-25, M
    Apr 10
    What kind of sick twist on Icarus are you trying to achieve? Flying high above the seas under the cover of night. You've outsmarted the old myth about ambition. With those...
    Antigani Antigani
    18-21, F
    1 Response Apr 10
    And I feel awful about it. I've just been so busy with my drama production and it isn't fair to my friends. I need to come on here more often
    yaminomek yaminomek
    16-17, M
    1 Response Apr 10
    I will copy and paste our texting convo! Please tell me if you feel like she's trying to hint she doesn't want to go with me or if I'm paranoid! Her: About that, I want to make...
    sm1ttay sm1ttay
    16-17, M
    1 Response Apr 9
    Why talk about others, I think I don't even know myself lately its like nobody gets me my significant other to the most It's like I have made his life hell he's not that happy as...
    Floz Floz
    18-21, F
    Apr 9
    People don't want to hear problems... Let's be honest..when people ask you how are you? they want the response..I'm fine, how are you?..let's move on..and apart from awkwardness...
    followthewhiterabbit followthewhiterabbit
    22-25, F
    Apr 9
    My best friend told me that she hates when I don't listen to her. she said something else too but I really wasn't paying attention.
    PlanetT PlanetT
    22-25, F
    Apr 9
    I'm nice and an *******. I manipulate others to get what I want because I want more. I've been hurt. I've been back stabbed. I've been robbed left naked by the wayside. I'm done...
    DaFufinator DaFufinator
    22-25, M
    Apr 9
    For everyone that is PM'ing me about me being Muslim, ummmm I'm not Muslim. I'm just doing research on them. Which I'm finding very interesting, however it's not leaning me to...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    2 Responses Apr 9
    ive saved old conversations from the moment we first wrote. from many an entertaining moment, through serious discussion.. to the moment i terrified myself by needing to admit my...
    ArnoldJRimmer ArnoldJRimmer
    46-50, M
    1 Response Apr 8
    Ever since I was in school I had always been an outsider. I was always the weird kid that nobody talked to. I had a few friends throughout my school years but those friendships...
    Heretic9320 Heretic9320
    18-21, M
    Apr 8
    I am very quiet around people I don't know and I don't know why. My friends who know me well always say I'm a lot of fun and I can always make them laugh, and they tell me I...
    BelgianGirl1999 BelgianGirl1999
    16-17, F
    1 Response Apr 8
    I am a girl in love with a girl for the first time in my life. I met her in September and we became very close since the begining. I fell in love with her but after confessing my...
    Aenese34 Aenese34
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Apr 7
    I think it's much more interesting to live not knowing than to have answers which might be wrong. I have approximate answers, and possible beliefs, and different degrees of...
    Mcinacann Mcinacann
    41-45, F
    Apr 7
    It doesn't interest me what you do for a living. I want to know what you ache for, and if you dare to dream of meeting your heart's longing. It doesn't interest me how old you are...
    Mcinacann Mcinacann
    41-45, F
    Apr 7
    It is one of the mod confusing feelings.. Varying from different kinds of love.. But it's getting lost in that confusion between the lines of intimacy and compassion that I find...
    DoorMattress DoorMattress
    13-15, M
    Apr 7
    as long as we make sense of each other than everything should be fine, right?
    sjasianbaby408 sjasianbaby408
    22-25, F
    Apr 7
    I'm confused because I'm falling for my friend. We've been friends since high school. And I just realized that I'm treating her differently than my other best friends now that we...
    reps reps
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Apr 6
    I wish I could be different and secure in my own skin but I'm not. I no longer trust before not trusting. I no longer think innocent before guilty. Worst of all, I no longer...
    rottenrobi rottenrobi
    46-50, F
    3 Responses Apr 6
    Ok, this is very BTIBC (big tongue in big cheek) fun, but, having been with my now wife for some 42+ years and neither of us having strayed (at least I know I haven't!), I wish I...
    TValentine TValentine
    56-60, M
    Apr 6
    I admire someone. More to like her as an idol.. the way she thinks, the way she treats ppl. I can give 5 stars to her, her attitude. But, I'm getting confused. She's talking back...
    inspirit05 inspirit05
    22-25, F
    Apr 6
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