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I Know Everyone Is Going Through Something

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    Where Do I Go From Here?

    I quit my job and left my home in Illinois to move to Wisconsin where my boyfriend lives last year. We were to move in together. He is still going through a grueling divorce and custody battle. And because of that I live in an apartment by myself. Regretfully I quit the job I...
    losingfaithinoneself losingfaithinoneself 41-45 Jun 19, 2013

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    Fact.

    Some people just have small things going on, some people have bigger more difficult things going on. My motto is: It's okay not to be okay. I'm always open and always ready to talk.
    KisKat KisKat 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 11, 2013

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    We all have things that make us feel inadequate

    and out of place. We all have things we feel others might not get or understand. How we translate that fear or helplessness that overcomes us, is what makes us all unique and different.
    kittywillow kittywillow 26-30, F May 24

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    Love

    “Ever has it been that love knows not its own depth until the hour of separation.” ― Khalil Gibran
    mama12345678 mama12345678 51-55, F Dec 28, 2012

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    I am not unlike many others here on EP.

    I am looking for some kind of peace and clarity for my current situation. This journey is not easy, it is very painful for myself and my husband. I have made some truly wonderful friends on EP that have made this journey feel less guilt-ridden, less painful, and more like a...
    lifesinlimbo lifesinlimbo 46-50, F 1 Response Jan 17

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    No One Is Excluded

    It is only when things start to happen in our lives that we seem to understand the other person. Matters that they had spoken to you about which did not mean anything at one time, then becomes reality. Each one has their own problem. Be it small or be it great. We are all faced...
    HardingP119 HardingP119 36-40, M 2 Responses May 15, 2013

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    Rites Of Passages

    We all take the journey of life with differing steering, and our hopes are as individual as we are, our fingerprints and all that. I am trying to find my way. Be patient with me, my experiences are still being had!
    bonizil bonizil 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 16, 2013

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    Stories

    Its the same stories just different faces and places.All are human and are face with stuggles and difficults that off set the balance of their life.We are not superhuman and we all face the elements .It may make some failures ,quiters or great winners but same ssdd (same s...
    sexyjez sexyjez 31-35, F Apr 23, 2013

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    Sometimes you have to forget how you feel,

    and remember what you deserve.
    chloejune chloejune 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 26

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    i can feel that the point of view i am seeing

    the happenings is different from the person on the opposite side of me because everyone has their own life experiences which make them interpret things in their own perspective,it also depends upon the emotional factor present in the individual..everyone has something going on...
    happyhuman1 happyhuman1 22-25, F 2 Responses Jun 25

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    Related Experiences

    I am going through a lot right now, and I feel very much alone. I am trying to put myself back together, but I know its going to take some time. The road I am on, is a bumpy one...
    LostAriel LostAriel 22-25, F 2 Responses Jul 2

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    I know everyone hates me. I always manage to say the wrong thing and I'm annoying and I push people away and I'm just a horrible person. And you know what the worst part is? My...
    Ashley1421 Ashley1421 13-15, F Jul 13

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    I am a 46 yr old who's having a hard time with this. My daughter doesn't want to listen she tells me to get over it and I don't have any friends but one. She is married and has...
    mari46 mari46 46-50, F 1 Response Jul 16

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    My parents are going through a divorce, and I don't know how to deal with it, or what I should do, or who I can talk to right now.
    PJamgurl PJamgurl 16-17, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    i really am.. but no one sees it because i've been really happy lately (thankyou megan aka my princess😊😘) yeah she helps a lot. i dont open up cuz i'm really bad at...
    xxxalyssabrownxxx xxxalyssabrownxxx 13-15, F 4 days ago

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    Hello, I am going through a divorce with my husband whom I still love. How do you get through this?
    biggirl47 biggirl47 46-50, F 1 Response Jul 21

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    Is anyone else going through a breakup? Message me I need a buddy who can relate to me and help me through this 😏
    NicoleeCakes NicoleeCakes 22-25, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I'd like to talk to like minded people... I feel very alienated because nobody seems to understand what I'm going through right now in my life. I've taken phycadelic drugs and have...
    alilaw3 alilaw3 16-17, F 3 Responses Jun 30

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    Want to talk.... Maybe going through a marriage seperation. And have all these emotions.
    wintergirl98 wintergirl98 31-35, F 2 Responses Jul 20

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    been married 25 years to my first love and the father of my 3 young adult children and now find myself going through this terrible divorce. Found out he has a drug addiction and...
    biggirl47 biggirl47 46-50, F Jul 21

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    Religious (ego) Consciousness, True Consciousness (subconscious experience), and Spiritual Consciousness (super conscious) *Disclaimer: Controversial. Not for the emotionally...
    nagaprincess nagaprincess 18-21, F 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    I am now a hunter. Not so much hunting for my beautiful wife and pursuing her, but its something else entirely that I have to work on. Y'see I haven't provided well for her and my...
    wiseprotector wiseprotector 41-45, M 2 Responses Jul 8

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    I have been with my husband for 9 year this october, and I always believed we would be forever and I refuse to let go of that belief. I don't know why I am posting on this website...
    Abooboo77 Abooboo77 31-35, F 4 Responses Jun 29

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    My wife told me 5 days ago that she wants to leave. She did not use the words divorce but I am wondering if I still even have a chance. I do not want to give up but I believe my...
    KevAM KevAM 31-35, M 1 Response Jul 5

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    I am in an all-but-sexless relationship with someone I love and respect, and I'm looking for someone who can relate to talk to as I try to find my way through this. To get some of...
    NXS3 NXS3 26-30, F 2 Responses Jul 17

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    I am in an all-but-sexless relationship with someone I love and respect, and I'm looking for someone who can relate to talk to as I try to find my way through this. To get some of...
    NXS3 NXS3 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 17

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    Talked with a girl for five minutes during class time, had talked with her earlier also. After our conversation is over and I am in the hallway talking about class with some other...
    kumarawijeet kumarawijeet 18-21, M Jul 3

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    I knew it was a mistake to get involved with my ex almost as soon as I met him, but I just couldn't help myself. I wish more than anything I could rewind three years and run in the...
    Hanalacle Hanalacle 26-30, F 2 Responses Jul 17

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    Love is a stranger. One rainy morning on Times Square in New York, whilst sitting on the red stairs I met the man of my life by coincidence. He was English, friendly and funny. I...
    juleskietta juleskietta 26-30, F Jul 14

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    Rebuilding, lovingly distancing...man this is the hardest and best thing that has ever happened to me. When was the last time my manhood rose to the occassion to own and deal with...
    wiseprotector wiseprotector 41-45, M Jul 16

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    Everyone has that friend that they'd choose over everyone else. To talk to To hang out with It doesn't matter They're always the first choice I get an empty feeling in my chest...
    AnonMily AnonMily 13-15, F Jul 20

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    My boyfriend of one and a half years broke up with me two days ago. I am completely shocked and the reality of it all is hitting me now. I was practically crying at work all day...
    blazeee blazeee 22-25, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Alright, so it really isn't a break up, but that's the best way I can describe it. I met this guy a little more than a month ago, and we hit it off really quickly. We started...
    fuelingfires fuelingfires 16-17, M 2 days ago

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    Sometimes I'll ask my boyfriend "what are you thinking about?" And he says "nothing" all the time, and he means that literally. I am always thinking about something whether it be...
    gardengirl17 gardengirl17 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 3

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    After a argument through text message I came home from work to find my wife and kids had left. A few days later, she told me we weren't going to be husband and wife anymore. I...
    Ressalg Ressalg 41-45, M 4 Responses Jul 18

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    After 15 years, I am separating from the only person I ever really let inside my heart. We have been separated since the end of December 2013. I thought it might be temporary, but...
    Barelycoping325 Barelycoping325 41-45, F 6 Responses Jul 18

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    I'm starting my Senior Year soon. I still don't know where I'm going to attend college. I have not even done my SAT. I'm so scared about the future. I'm not even sure what I want...
    Gabs96 Gabs96 18-21, F 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    My husband of 10 years has decided he needs a break and is moving out for six months. This is the hardest thing I've ever gone through. I'm looking for people to talk to that...
    JCornell716 JCornell716 26-30, F 5 Responses Jun 29

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    It feels like my girlfriend and I are going to be breaking up shortly. We're kind of at an awkward stage where neither of us seems to be the one to do it, so we're delaying it...
    LostInCode LostInCode 26-30, M 11 hrs ago

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    This is an unwanted divorce. I cannot move on, and I'm stuck. I don't know how people can just walk out of their spouses for no good reason. Then be fine about it too and not...
    LRMommyof3 LRMommyof3 36-40, F 3 Responses Jul 1

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    I am having a rough night. I know this separation is what is needed right now. We have done the whole counseling thing and always end up right at square one. I sit here feeling...
    iheartmybabies iheartmybabies 36-40, F 3 Responses Jul 10

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    As I dropped of my son with his father for "his turn" to see him, he grabbed my leg and screamed "don't go, it's not Daddy's turn." I looked at my husband who had now been gone...
    EstrangedLuv EstrangedLuv 36-40, F 5 Responses Jul 1

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    On Tuesday there were six people in my hostel, and after a big lunch we all felt sleepy. The next thing we know is warden is here and is trying to explain to us that it isn't...
    kumarawijeet kumarawijeet 18-21, M Jul 3

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    This absolutely is miserable. My husband seems to think he is going to take me to the cleaners and receive everything that he requested in the settlement. He is wrong. I am...
    LRMommyof3 LRMommyof3 36-40, F Jul 3

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    I am losing. I am not going to win this marriage back, so I have got to let go. It's been 9 months, and he's not coming home. The kids and I are alone and it's truly hard to...
    LRMommyof3 LRMommyof3 36-40, F 3 Responses Jul 11

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    I do not allow people outside of myself to define who I am. I am the Creator of myself, my life and my experiences and I create by going within and connecting to my Ancestors and...
    nagaprincess nagaprincess 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 12

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    Have been married for 23 years. Happy, mostly for the majority with 2 grown kids. We are currently still under the same roof but living essentially separately for several months...
    Ldenis Ldenis 41-45, F 3 Responses Jul 12

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    She was my first gf in my whole 20 years of life. I fell for her so damn hard. I trusted her, i gave her my everything. I just really really wanted to be with her, no matter what...
    lauracassie92 lauracassie92 22-25, F 2 Responses Jul 14