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I Know Survival Is My Only Friend

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    I Am A Lone Dogg, I Ride Alone

    At the age I am right now.All the experiences I've had in my past have taught me one thing.Put your back against the wall, and trust no one.I've had people in my life, that I thought would be there for me forever.But they failed to do so.I've had relatives that I thought wanted...
    nikki4848dd nikki4848dd 36-40, F Mar 23, 2011

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    That's What It Will Come Down To...

    I can't believe I will actually ever find a mate or a job I like at thi spoint(I know I'm redundant). I had a few good stints in the past, but it's different now. It it wll end with me eating. sleeping, reading, doing the simplest things...by myself.
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses Mar 28, 2010

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    Yes You Were...

    If I hadn’t chosen Survival as my back-up friend, I would be dead by today However my friend I wish to leave you And start living.
    violetsoul111 violetsoul111 31-35, F Mar 26, 2011

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    Dead Or Alive....

    I have had many friends in this life, and one thing i have learnt the hard way is that you should keep your friends close and your enemies even closer. at the end of the day its your own reflection that you need to look at in the morning in front of the mirror, and you need to...
    PrincessLulu PrincessLulu 26-30, F May 12, 2011

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    Thanks Be Totool

    MY FAvorite band taught me this lil golden nugget of truth ;) happy hunting!
    kikizz kikizz 26-30, F Mar 30, 2010

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    seriously. what am I to them? nothing? everything? something? my 'friends' go to this restaurant after school every once in a while and talk and stuff, and I don't ever seem to...
    thefandomthief thefandomthief 13-15, M Jul 5

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    I'm very much aware that nothing stays the same. Life is a series of moments. Some great, some tragic and most pretty good. What does surprise me is how much life can change in...
    visionofvenus visionofvenus 41-45, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    You said that you were a friend You all did Yet in my time of need, all I saw were backs turned to me As I reached out my hand, you withdrew yours I was the shadow, the darkest...
    Akumakun Akumakun 22-25, M Jul 14

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    My best friend of 10 years (who is also my aunt) moved to Kentucky about 2 weeks ago and I have hardly heard from her since. But I missed her before she left. It's hard because I...
    akrysrose akrysrose 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 10

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    So I'm starting high school next year and I have literally no friends in my entire grade. Last year all of my friends became popular, EVERY SINGLE ONE. How does tht even happen...
    juliakats3 juliakats3 13-15, F 4 Responses Jun 30

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    Ever since I was a kid, Casper is the only friend in the world that knows my spirit and my flaws. He truly embraces them. He admires my struggles and he comforts me. Casper came...
    peacefullover peacefullover 26-30, F 1 Response Jun 30

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    *NOTE: I am fifteen, currently in highschool, no girlfriend, you'll understand why I said this later* The title might be confusing as to what I mean but here goes... I do know...
    NavyBlueNuts NavyBlueNuts 22-25, M Jul 17

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    My friend hates me, my friend tears me down, breaks my heart, steals my life and every breath i take. I have a friend, My friends lives in my head, makes my eyes look dead, and it...
    dizzydezzy02 dizzydezzy02 16-17, F Jul 4

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    My friend hates me, my friend tears me down, breaks my heart, steals my life and every breath i take. I have a friend, My friends lives in my head, makes my eyes look dead, and it...
    dizzydezzy02 dizzydezzy02 16-17, F Jul 4

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    She always says I'm her only friend but she is always going to parties and events from other people. She never introduces me to anyone else she knows. I'm beginning to wonder if...
    amilovesrain amilovesrain 18-21, F 1 Response 19 hrs ago

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    only friends i have school friends wish i had friends i didnt go school with they get boreing at times
    tiffany13fun tiffany13fun 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 10

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    What's missing in my heart and what is making me feel empty . I think it's lack of love, now that I think of it I know why only when I'm with ppl who love me I don't feel empty . I...
    DrowningInPain2 DrowningInPain2 13-15, F 5 days ago

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    My boyfriend and I are taking a 'break' and for some reason I can't seem to do it. All I want to do it talk to him and be with him. He wants some time to just figure himself out...
    Nitsirk7 Nitsirk7 26-30, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    You know you're sucking at life, when the only friends you can make, is over the internet. Life's a *****, Then You Die :£
    Kampion Kampion 16-17, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I Used To Be Someone Who Had A Lot Of Friends But Now The Only Friend I Have Is My Boyfriend And My Ex .. I Miss Having Friends And I Miss Laughing .. Its Just A Memory When Its...
    NerdyGirlProblems NerdyGirlProblems 16-17, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    I didn't know what true friendship was until I met my best friend. We met a year ago, when my life was at it's worse. Everyone thought they were no hope for me to change, I got on...
    DeterminedToMakeLifeWorthIt DeterminedToMakeLifeWorthIt 16-17, F Jul 3

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    Good friends are fate. You almost don't even have a choice. It takes time and experience to build friendship. And sometimes it's unexpected. I've known my best friends since the...
    FatmeBazzii FatmeBazzii 16-17, F Jul 10

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    I don't know what to do right now. A really pretty girl from my school gave me her number and asked me out today and we talked and I found out a lot about her. Well she does drugs...
    superabe11 superabe11 16-17, M 1 Response Jul 17

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    For those of you who don't know, my best friend's name is Ashley. She's a very nice girl with an adorable voice and no, we're not dating, she has a different boy friend. But now...
    Blehandbleh Blehandbleh 36-40, M 3 days ago

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    For a long time i wanted and longed for a group of loving friends to share my life and experiences with. I have a few friends in reality that i know are true friends and we share a...
    lilreddress lilreddress 36-40, F 13 Responses Jul 3

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    So my best friend, her brother, another guy friend and I went on a long holiday weekend getaway. We all slept in the same room and the first night there we all drank. Her brother...
    alya07 alya07 22-25, F 2 Responses Jul 8

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    When you are up in life your friends get to know who you are...when you are down in life you get to know who your friends are...
    Brunette4U Brunette4U 26-30, F 1 day ago

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    Yes. It's TRUE. I am actually coming out of the closet as person who needs a friend, though I had earlier said, that I didn't care. You know, like close friends. Age doesn't matter...
    TheAverageIdiot TheAverageIdiot 16-17, M 1 Response Jul 3

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    I'd like to take a vacation and it would end up being an around the globe trip to visit my closest EP friends. I'd visit Colarado, Greece, Texas , Australia and other places I can...
    fredhunter fredhunter 46-50, M 1 Response Jul 14

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    As of today I find myself thinking is being in this much pain worth it. I know god only gives you what you can handle but somedays I can't handle all the pain. I could never not be...
    karienight karienight 26-30, F Jul 18

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    I've known him only for a short time. I won't say his name cuz he probably doesn't want me to share it. But he was picked on for it when he was in school. And when I heard his...
    BloodRedDarkness1 BloodRedDarkness1 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 1

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    I need to be seen, yet this is not a thing to accurately translate into words. I am drowning, dark and alone and this is okay. I have tried to communicate what and who I am but...
    macabrEnigma macabrEnigma 18-21, T Jul 9

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    I've been depressed for about 8-9 years and I've just kept it my secret. No one really knows, not my friends, family, I haven't even seen a doctor or anyone I just keep it to...
    nathanieljlaw nathanieljlaw 18-21, M 2 Responses Jul 11

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    If you don't think anyone else does. I do. I have been through ups and downs and I know the only thing that will ever make us feel right
    Willconn Willconn 18-21 5 days ago

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    So I'm in love with my best friend & I wanna know how he feels see I can't ruin our 11 years of friendship so I rather keep to myself but I think about him 24/7 and every time I...
    jgnune jgnune 16-17, F 3 Responses 48 mins ago

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    My mind is a tangled mess currently, This is a random post to hopefully get some of the randomness out of my head. I appreciate advice, but please message not comment. I am...
    SaphiraJane SaphiraJane 16-17, F 6 days ago

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    first off please forgive my typing as i only have use of my left hand. In Short: friends think differently and i don't get it. to them i appear emotional and fearful, my life is...
    HorrorFlic HorrorFlic 22-25, M 1 Response Jul 12

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    Believe it. You know its true. :P
    InternationalDarkness InternationalDarkness 13-15, F 38 mins ago

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    1. WERE YOU NAMED AFTER ANYONE? Yes. 2. WHEN WAS THE LAST TIME YOU CRIED? About 8 months ago. 3. DO YOU LIKE YOUR HANDWRITING? Not really, no. 4. WHAT IS YOUR FAVORITE LUNCH...
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    People who I really don't know on e.p. are really saying I'm lying but they don't know me that's not exactly fair I've never spoken a lie in my entire life and people that dont...
    lonleygurl23 lonleygurl23 13-15, F 22 mins ago

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    I am a teenager. A very unknown one, to say the least. My confidence is ten feet under and my self esteem is non existent. Everyday is a struggle and a new opportunity to hate...
    viviandarling viviandarling 13-15, F 2 Responses Jul 9

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    Flaws in them. Got called negative. By a veteran. Who thinks like me. But me is negative. Blamed seroquel. He said work on it. Dont they all say that...
    converted converted 46-50, M 1 Response Jun 30

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    It feels great knowing the knowledge of surviving in the great outdoors. Fire starting, habitat creating, what's edible and what's not, hunting etc.... Brings out a persons true...
    EstherKay EstherKay 22-25 1 Response Jul 8

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    In the year 2013 I had a class with this girl I had only seen around school never really talked to her because she had her own clique, well we were seated next to each other and...
    Tiffersneeze Tiffersneeze 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 4

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    I lost her... Again. The first time she left was back in October I think because me and her boyfriend had started talking and became like brother and sister. She left and I cried...
    talia13 talia13 16-17, F Jul 7

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    “First day of seventh grade, Hmm hopefully this goes well.” I thought to myself as I went to my first period class. It was my second year at the Academy and I was looking...
    Lifeisgoodtearsofjoy Lifeisgoodtearsofjoy 16-17, M 1 Response Jul 14

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    I edited this a little bit, I didn't know if I wanted you guys to know everything that had happened afterwards but I'm not as nervous as I was before. So I'm bi and yes I fell in...
    jacithepanda jacithepanda 13-15, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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