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I Know Everyone Is Going Through Something

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    jaylow13 jaylow13 36-40, F 4 Responses 4 days ago

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    roeypoo1 roeypoo1 26-30, T 3 days ago

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    secretdestiny secretdestiny 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    JoeKalfern44 JoeKalfern44 22-25, F Jul 27

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