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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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    marinaina marinaina 18-21, F 8 Responses Aug 26

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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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    I've been M.I.A from E.

    P. for a while due to the fact that I'm going through some current health issues of my own. I've been suffering from lower back pain for a while now but since I've gotten older, it's gotten considerably worse. To the point where I'm going to have an MRI done within two weeks. I...
    Marianna2nd2none Marianna2nd2none 31-35, F Nov 21

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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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    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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    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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    And I just want to say,

    The world isn't as cruel as you think. - Dollar member, PsychedelicSmile.
    TransmutedHeart TransmutedHeart 18-21, F Nov 22

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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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    4 weeks ago on Saturday I decided to bring up to my boyfriend of 2 1/2 years the fact that he likes to drink and because he is so young I was worried it would turn into alcoholism...
    groomer1210 groomer1210 18-21, F Dec 8

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    I know... mine may not be as bad as everyone else's.... Over the years I've had a series of bad relationships and this time.... It felt good for a long time. We've had problems and...
    CherryBlossom28 CherryBlossom28 22-25, F 3 Responses Nov 29

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    It's been going on for a long time, and usually when I'm in bed late at night. I have several unresolved issues from my past that, sadly enough, might remain that way. The...
    mike584 mike584 26-30, M 1 Response Dec 4

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    It's been just over 2 months since my boyfriend of a year broke up with me, and just over a month since he started seeing someone new. He was my first boyfriend and were both at...
    aprilpanda aprilpanda 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 7

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    If you work hard enough and don't lose sight of your dreams they will come true, but most people usually give up on this because they deem it as "impossible". Nothing is impossible...
    TransmutedHeart TransmutedHeart 18-21, F Nov 26

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    okay so we dated for a year and a half and he left me to be with this other girl. the sluttiest girl at our school and that's not just my biased opinion. now we're talking again. I...
    libermoose libermoose 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 7

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    Since my separation from my spouse, I see on social media that everyone is getting engaged or married. Im happy for them. I pray that put God first in their marriage. And God be...
    DeniseMarie12 DeniseMarie12 26-30, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    The I-Ching says: Chaos, is just another name for Opportunity. Saturn Return. Man, I've calculated my Saturn Return and it is about a year from now but I can already feel the...
    Feroel Feroel 22-25, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    They say in spiritually ... That ur done with something when ur ready to move on... Obviously I'm not quite there yet. All I wanted for so long was answers. I just wanted to...
    26andgoing 26andgoing 26-30, F 9 hrs ago

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    I have been experiencing constant pains in my back, beneath my shoulder blades. I have frequent vertigo episodes - which I haven't otherwise experienced in many years. I am often...
    Iahmose Iahmose 22-25, M Dec 3

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    Just over a week ago, my boyfriend of a little over a year, and I broke up. It has seriously been the hardest thing I have ever been through. I have never loved someone so much in...
    Kaytisakeeper Kaytisakeeper 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 3

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    Younger women dating older men mainly because younger women are attracted older men. older men mature, confident, stable .Mature guys always know how to treat their women.These...
    carecc13 carecc13 26-30, F 6 days ago

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    I'm in the early stages of a Divorce. Some days I feel sad for filing for divorce and other days I feel like happy that I'm starting my life over again. I wish there was something...
    thelefthandedboy thelefthandedboy 41-45, M 2 Responses Dec 6

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    To move on from something that had happen for 2 years and constantly be reminded of it everyday as long as I'm with you will take time. So give me the time and I'll be fine.
    Deuz Deuz 18-21, M Dec 9

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    I was with him for ten years. My anxiety put a strain on our relationship the last few years. The last six months were the worst. I thought we were breaking up because I let my...
    sleepingbeauty13 sleepingbeauty13 26-30, F 4 Responses Nov 27

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    "I love you I want you but I cant be with you" he says. A relationship of six years is now over after a trip I gave him to his favorite place. I spent time money energy and feel...
    lesmoveson lesmoveson 22-25, F 5 Responses Nov 29

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    It was a year and 2 and half months ago, when my life changed dramatically. I found someone who brought out the best of me emotionally and academically and started a relationship...
    roseperezx3 roseperezx3 18-21, F Dec 3

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    In 2010 my 23 year old brother died unexpectadly, in 2011 I got let go from my job, in 2012 after not being supportive at all my husband left me. I found out he hAd been cheating...
    RainStorm19 RainStorm19 31-35, F 2 Responses Dec 4

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    Ok, just ran into my ex that couldn't commit. Haven't seen him in little over two weeks. Since the day he ended it. We've only talked twice via txt. Ok, the day he said couldn't...
    rhae963 rhae963 41-45, F 1 Response Nov 26

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    From April to may I saw less and less of him due to him working 6/7days he needed to do to the work as he was a sub contractor they call when they need him and he needed the cash n...
    lilygeorge12 lilygeorge12 22-25, F 10 hrs ago

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    We been together for almost 3 years and I know it's time for me to go. I tired to break up before but I went and came back the next day and I felt so ashamed and embraced to put my...
    helenmirchi helenmirchi 22-25, F Nov 26

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    Ughhh...Christmas cookies triggered so much saddness today. We used to do advent, bake Xmas cookies,then bring them to our neighbours caroling & singing. First Xmas separated and...
    MrHeartaFire MrHeartaFire 41-45, M 3 Responses Dec 4

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    He kicked me out of our own home, which is a break up. No contact. He's an emotional and verbal abuser. I don't know how to be ok without calling, texting and just checking his...
    TVel94 TVel94 18-21, F 4 Responses Dec 8

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    I got off Prozac 10mg after weaning off it over 9 months. Seems crazy right? I thought I was doing it the right way to avoid withdrawals. I took my last dose September 2, 2014. I...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Nov 26

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    Going to bed alone is awful. This is the thing I'm finding most difficult.
    0815Jade 0815Jade 22-25, F 2 Responses Nov 27

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    This is gonna sound like child's play, but even though me and my ex bf were together very shortly, and seldom communicated, it hurts going back to being alone..even more alone. And...
    Cece4 Cece4 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    http://youtu.be/mdJ6aUB2K4g
    ofthisgirl90 ofthisgirl90 22-25, F Nov 24

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    I saw this on Tumblr tonight and wanted to share ;)
    GypsyMiss GypsyMiss 36-40, F 1 Response Nov 25

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    This is helpful to anyone feeling difficult emotions. How to release negative emotions instead of suppressing them. <3 http://www.outofstress.com/releasing-negative-emotions/
    Loufree Loufree 26-30, F Nov 26

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    well, i want to be spiritually awake, so i guess i'm just affirming that i'm "woke". i'm planning on buying a kyanite and a tourmaline today so i guess that's cool. i just feel...
    luckylunchbox luckylunchbox 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 28

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    My boyfriend if 2 years recently broke up with me. The day after we broke up he got a new girlfriend. And every night I've been crying, I can't eat, sleep, I can't do anything. I...
    georgii50 georgii50 18-21, F 3 Responses Nov 29

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    last night i had what i thought was a really bad panic attack. i ended up having to call the police. a cop stayed with me while i spoke to a counselor on the phone at their...
    Degrassi94 Degrassi94 18-21, F Dec 1

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    184 days is left to my big exam. If I pass that , I will go to university. All of the students started studying so hard about 6 months ago. well, I didn't. But I'm trying so hard...
    panita2014 panita2014 16-17, F Dec 9

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    Dear Withdrawal, Feel free to go home. You are not welcome here- I have a life I am trying to live. Thanks, Sadie
    Degrassi94 Degrassi94 18-21, F Dec 10