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I Know School Is Stealing The Best Years Of My Life

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    How can a number do so much damage? Grades can damage families, friendships, and futures. A single number can destroy so much. School in grades 1st though 12th are supposed to help...
    rsommer95 rsommer95 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 24

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    I'm gonna write about 2 books that have made an impact on me! Do Not Harm Life,Death and Brain Surgery By Henry Marsh and Dynamo Nothing is Impossible! Lets start with Do Not Harm...
    MilweePetite MilweePetite 22-25, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I'm starting to ask my self what is the purpose of this life? It seems no one can understand and loved me back . Is this already the time to giving up? I don't really know what is...
    bleszy bleszy 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 2

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    if you ever want a book to help inspire you or move forward in your life WHO MOVED MY CHEESE is a fantastic book. i feel as if i face problems differently now because of it. it...
    varjakpaw varjakpaw 18-21, F 5 Responses Apr 16

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    Erich M. Remarque.. I have read everything from him when I was teenager and it changed my life
    Ninive Ninive 26-30, F 3 Responses Apr 16

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    without any doubt.... Joseph murphy the power of your subconscious mind
    dBm12 dBm12 22-25, M Apr 15

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    Black Beauty by Anna Sewell and Compromise by Heidi Ayarbe Classic and Contemporary realistic inspiration. Bad things happen to everyone but ultimately you need to worry about...
    Alylovespuppies Alylovespuppies 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 15

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    The Great Divorce. The Shack
    miles2gob4isleep miles2gob4isleep 56-60, F Apr 16

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    Robert A. Heinlein, to sail beyond the sunset.
    SassySophia SassySophia 26-30, F Apr 16

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    On liberty & Utilitarianism by John Stuart Mill and The doors of perception by Aldous Huxley
    cordialson88 cordialson88 26-30, M Apr 16

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    Conrad's The Heart of Darkness
    padraig17325 padraig17325 56-60, M 7 Responses a week ago

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    1984 And the auto bio of Assada Shakoor And Message To The movement Mumia Abu-Jamal
    RicanPenguin RicanPenguin 18-21, M 2 Responses a week ago

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    Joy luck club by amy tan; the house of the spirits by isabel allende; boy meets boy by david levithan; the witch of blackbird pond; no God but God by Reza Aslan to name a few.
    gemini910 gemini910 22-25, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Southern Discomfort by Rita Mae Brown
    BetweenFlames BetweenFlames 18-21, F 5 Responses 5 days ago

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    I was pretty much made fun of/bullied my whole life... Well from 1st grade till 12th. I don't really know why I was made fun of... Was it because I have selective mutism? Or the...
    OneWithTheSkies OneWithTheSkies 18-21, F 3 Responses Mar 31

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    So I am actually German, but I am currently living in the USA for a year. When I woke up in the morning yesterday, I had about 20 messages. Half of it wished me a happy Easter...
    kaktus28 kaktus28 18-21, F Apr 6

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    Many people say hate is a strong word, but when I say I hate school, I mean it. I hate it from the bottom of my heart. I hate it to the core. Today was my first day back to school...
    moose73630 moose73630 16-17, M 2 Responses Apr 6

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    Ahhhh! It's coming up for my last official week at Academy/Highschool. I can't believe that 13 years have gone so quickly! (7 years in Primary, 6 in Academy) I haven't loved every...
    HandsomePrince1 HandsomePrince1 16-17, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Ever since maybe 4 weeks into the school year I've being continuously third-wheeled by my 2 best friends. One of the girls *Alison, I was really close with, like people would...
    prismaticsarah prismaticsarah 13-15, F 2 days ago

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    I'm gonna come right out and say I have been a sexual deviant even before I was introduced to alternative substances. Ever since I saw my mother's wedding dress for the first time...
    Melissa11520 Melissa11520 41-45 3 Responses Apr 13

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    This is a long post so prepare accordingly.There's so much to tell that I'm not sure where to start. I'm not sure my story will receive as much attention as I require, either, or...
    somniatorlupus somniatorlupus 18-21, M 2 Responses Mar 29

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    I have a long story so .. Hope you stick around. As far as I can remember, I loved school. I enjoyed the feeling of seeing my friends and learning something new everyday. Was it...
    Jclove1 Jclove1 18-21, F 2 Responses 23 hrs ago

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    One day I was stressed out about my future/love life and I called up a psychic. Stupid I know but I wanted answers. She said I'd be successful and I already know the love of my...
    XxWolverinaxX XxWolverinaxX 18-21 1 Response Apr 3

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    I've honestly never had friends, not even as a small child. I was always that one quiet kid that everyone thought was creepy or weird that played alone in the graveyard while...
    MechaKimochii MechaKimochii 18-21, F Apr 3

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    I've been dating this guy for a week. I know this guy all my life me and my family are friends with his and we used to be childhood friends. But before me and him started dating I...
    cutemonkey cutemonkey 13-15, F Apr 12

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    My daughter is a junior at college and is an exceptional student with drive and clear goals for the future, which include graduate school, most likely at a university abroad. This...
    GTdM GTdM 46-50, F 1 Response Mar 24

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    I'm having this issue with forcing myself to focus on school, or atleast attend it. I've been in school for four years now, I'm a junior, and only have about two years left to...
    hniki21 hniki21 22-25, F 4 Responses Apr 5

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    I hold this woman in the highest regard.I respect her loyalty and commitment to our long friendship. I know she'll always be there for me and my children.My confidente, I can truly...
    GoddessBluefox GoddessBluefox 36-40, F 8 Responses Mar 24

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    The most difficult part of moving on is the devastating thought that you've already had the best but you foolishly let it go and now you know deep inside that you won't find...
    LeeLooLeeLoo LeeLooLeeLoo 26-30, M 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    I have one true friend in this world. one friend who I have never met. she means the world to me. she has never hurt me and I don't think she ever will. I don't have a lot of...
    IDontEvenKnowAnymore1 IDontEvenKnowAnymore1 13-15, M 1 Response Mar 29

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    Ever since I got bullied by my best friends I never ever thought I'd meet someone who would want me. I was skinny,not clever,lonely,and totally hated myself. I met my first...
    Shellster69 Shellster69 31-35, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I have found myself, at the ripe age of 45, basically homeless with my 9 year old daughter. We are living with my brother while my husband (together 13 years, married for 3) tries...
    sallyannw sallyannw 41-45, F 10 Responses Apr 8

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    I can't do this anymore. I'm done with people and school and everything and life. I'm done with trying and failing and living for people who don't give a ****. I'm done with being...
    AwkwardTurtle46 AwkwardTurtle46 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 26

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    its hard to forget ..... i know it would takes years to forget about it but u have to do it bc u need to move on
    tukie14 tukie14 13-15, F Apr 9

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    Some of what has been lost. I was thrown off of EP. on Monday. However, in the four years that I was here, prior to that, I wrote many, many, stories about my life. If you had...
    iptbg iptbg 61-65, M 1 Response 7 hrs ago

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    i have cried three times in my life all three in school at 13,14, and 16 most of them were long cries like about 5 minutes mostly out of humiliation and embarrasment the best...
    Camouflage Camouflage 22-25, M 2 Responses 17 hrs ago

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    Hi guys. I'm 24 years old and, seeing as I'm going/went through a massive quarter life crises myself I decided to just make the subject my graduation project. You know, because why...
    Syrika Syrika 22-25, F 1 Response 11 hrs ago

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    My so called "friends?" Always making me feel bad about myself and constantly falling out with me. School is so hard. I cant even walk home without something happening. I have been...
    philex2014 philex2014 13-15, F 3 hrs ago

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    The only way of finding the limits of the impossible is by going beyond them into the impossible Author Unknown I have wanted to know for so long the answers I so desperately...
    Jay04Sch Jay04Sch 36-40, F 2 Responses 14 hrs ago

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    A little background info: In 6th grade, I was bullied A TON. All year long this occured. I was sent home every day crying. I reached out to the administration and they said "stop...
    bobbob9595 bobbob9595 18-21, M 2 Responses Apr 16

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    I am 20 and my sister's 16 and a half friend has a major crush on me. She is really sweet, cute, and has a bit of rough life including getting raped when she was younger. She said...
    Thundross Thundross 18-21, M 7 hrs ago

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