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I Know School Is Stealing The Best Years Of My Life

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    We have a very loving home and raised 3 children. Our son who is 19 has been very distant from us for awhile now. He treats me and his father like we are nothing but trash. My...
    periwinklemom periwinklemom 51-55, F 1 hr ago

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    Am well aware that people, especially teachers, have been immediate, life-long, natural-born enemies since I was 3-and-a-half-years-old. They are by nature hostile, intolerant...
    silmarilion123 silmarilion123 41-45, M 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    A few years ago when I was in the 4th or 5th grade I used to get chased around on the playground at recess by several black boys. They didn't always catch me when they chased me...
    danielle1357 danielle1357 13-15, F 4 hrs ago

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    I have met such a person and I am ever grateful. I was lost, losing myself in negative behaviors. I first came on EP to share experiences of my renewed marriage. My husband and I...
    rarelyfree rarelyfree 41-45, F 5 hrs ago

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    My roommate is the best friend I've ever had. :) She's understanding and caring and compassionate and gets me on a level no one else has, and she's so full of enthusiasm for life...
    moxieinterstellar moxieinterstellar 18-21, F 7 hrs ago

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    I didn't start out with that hate, it developed over time. I LOVED elementary school. Had plenty of friends. Learning was broken up by recess time. Everything we learned was so...
    PinkMellow PinkMellow 18-21, F 8 hrs ago

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    it's not good for anyone. it's not a social good. some people have a negative view of life and think "the baby is better off not born" even if the mother would be a terrible...
    kpl2014 kpl2014 26-30, F 2 Responses 10 hrs ago

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    Its about simplicity, The simple pleasures in life. can be a simple as a sunrise or sunset. Stuff people take for granted. I take nothing for granted for ive been on deaths bed...
    Averageguy41011 Averageguy41011 41-45, M 1 Response 11 hrs ago

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    Dear Ex Best Friend You're one of those people I'm going to have in the back of my mind forever, wondering how your struggle is going, and hoping you're well, if not, you stay...
    Inevitablyflawed Inevitablyflawed 18-21, F 2 Responses 11 hrs ago

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    I have had fairly healthy teeth, but I've wanted to be toothless and wear dentures for a long time. I've gone periods without brushing and been on saltine cracker, sticky candy...
    Chris734 Chris734 41-45, T 11 hrs ago

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    I don't know if I would say my worst anemy, she doesn't even play any part in my life anymore, but when you cease to be bestfriends with someone sometimes it get's a little messy...
    Ennah Ennah 18-21, F 11 hrs ago

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    it seems like everything is goin to hell around me.. my dad just walked out the door a month ago and he doesn't wanna talk to my mom after 23 years of marriage, she did nothing to...
    mistywillow mistywillow 22-25, M 2 Responses 13 hrs ago

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    My summer is almost over and I have nothing to do at all. My life is boring. I hate it. All I do is go to summer school and clean the house and it's just the same course over and...
    captainamericafan captainamericafan 13-15, F 2 Responses 15 hrs ago

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    in some ways, I hesitate to post this story. I am now 45, those days are long gone and I feel immense love in the black community of women where I choose to be, once a week...
    badassgirrrl badassgirrrl 41-45, F 1 Response 17 hrs ago

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    gonna enjoy this weekend with my best buddies from school...barbeque and wine it is
    nail7 nail7 18-21, M 19 hrs ago

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    My best friend and I met late 5th grade when we both got assigned to a group. We had so much in common that we soon were inseparable. Not only that but he was always there for me...
    ThatRandomShortGuy ThatRandomShortGuy 13-15, M 1 Response 23 hrs ago

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    It's a little over a month shy of a year and I finely show him some of my crazy.Before coming into town this go around, he warned me that his first three days would be busy due to...
    RhombusInTheSquare RhombusInTheSquare 36-40, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    OK I do believe in GOD and must say I am truly a walking testimony but my life has not dictated my belief. As of today I am unemployed I don't know where I will find a job, my...
    Godhasme Godhasme 51-55, M 2 days ago

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    I know I may not be the sharpest pencil in the bunch, but that doesn’t mean that I’m stupid either. I’ve been told my some of my so-called friends, teachers and even some of...
    agathashelly agathashelly 26-30, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    He is the best friend anyone could have! Even if he has no time he will find a moment if I need anything. He's a great person, funny and very intelligent. I also admire him so much...
    sophiesworld sophiesworld 18-21, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    my adult life started when i was 15. i dropped out of school ran away. it was a stupid thing for me to do, i know that now 2 years later. ive over come house hopping and stressing...
    lifeNaction lifeNaction 16-17, F 5 days ago

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    I'm looking forward to when school starts, this is arguably the biggest school year of ones life. Other than ones senior year. It's when the Uni scholarships start coming in. It's...
    UnlovingAlex UnlovingAlex 16-17, M 5 days ago

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    I didn't have the best childhood. My mom remarried three times. The first time she had a son who is four years older than me. His name is Ash and his dad left him. My dad died when...
    cinnamontea cinnamontea 41-45, F 6 days ago

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    And I'm a feminist. Feminist and pro-life, you say? Ain't so such animal. But there are many, many women who are feminists and pro-life, because they recognize that women deserve...
    jnewcastle jnewcastle 41-45, F 1 Response Jul 24

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    All Quiet On The Western Front ... It was required reading when I was in high school, but I have read it several times since then. I can't say why, but this book is important to...
    TheGoddessB TheGoddessB 31-35, F 1 Response Jul 24

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    The perks of being a wallflower. And The Bell Jar. And Paper Towns. And poems of Walt Whitman. This is all true love.
    chocolateisbae chocolateisbae 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 24

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    The careers I wanted to do growing up! When I was younger a child I was obsessed with soldiers and wanted to be in the army I love the camouflage gear you have to wear and the...
    LittleMilwee LittleMilwee 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 23

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    I went to catholic school my whole entire life and I still do
    moex3 moex3 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 22

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    I just want to live my life without having to revolve every decision that I make around a job. I want to travel when I feel like it. I want to work whenever and wherever I want to...
    CDoza CDoza 26-30, M 1 Response Jul 21

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    So, i dated this guy. I've known him most of my life. And we used to be so comfortable with each other even before we were friends, because our sisters were best friends, and our...
    selfh8ter98 selfh8ter98 16-17, F Jul 21

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    My bestie miss briana sham is one of the most amazing people who I have ever encountered. We met wayyyyy back in elementary school in the first grade, but then she went to a...
    kgause1 kgause1 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 20

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    I met a girl one day on the playground in first grade and from that day forward she became my best friend. As time grew we became closer then friends. I considered her to be family...
    Curlygirly6 Curlygirly6 18-21 Jul 20

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    My best friend and I have been friends since we were in grade school and best friends since the start of junior high. We both agree that we're soul mates but in a friend form. We...
    iwishtobeunnamed iwishtobeunnamed 16-17, F Jul 20

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    two best friends actually. one is a guy and the other is a girl, both on EP :) my guy best friend and i have known each other longer than my girl best friend and he's like a little...
    randomgirl42 randomgirl42 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 18

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    Never let anyone talk you out of an abortion or adoption. You know what's best for you. I regret not aborting or giving my kids up for adoption
    scissorovacomb scissorovacomb 26-30, F Jul 18

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    Alright, so I'll start at the beginning. It was my first year of middle school--sixth grade. I had recently been stabbed in the back by one of my best friends and was devastated by...
    NavyArmadillo NavyArmadillo 13-15, F Jul 16

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    I have been in a relationship for almost 5 years now. last year me and my boyfriend had to move to different cities due to work assignments. here i became friends with a guy at...
    radhika90 radhika90 22-25, F Jul 14

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    An open letter...no, an open confession, to you, my best friend. You are the absolute worst person I know. You're selfish, secretive, and manipulative. You're a liar. You've made...
    agathapadua agathapadua 22-25 1 Response Jul 14

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    "The Me I Want to Be" awesome book that I have yet to finish.
    magentaeyes magentaeyes 31-35, F Jul 14

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    I was born and raised in Houston Texas, I grew up and I was mainly raised by my two siblings, my dad got a job offer in Kansas, so we moved when I was 6, I started 1st grade when...
    treya15 treya15 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 13

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    1: My name is Emily. 2: I'm 15. 3: My middle name is Rose. 4: I have a twin sister who is 2 minutes older than me 5: We are fraternal though. 6: I am very indecisive 7: My...
    Emsickles Emsickles 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 13

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