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I Know Survival Is My Only Friend

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    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 1 Response 10 hrs ago

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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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    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 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 12 hrs ago

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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 6 days ago

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    I'm worried about my best friend. She's almost 20 and she's never had a boyfriend, which I really don't see as a bad thing, but lately she's been really hard on herself because of...
    lifeinthecity lifeinthecity 16-17, F 3 Responses Jun 24

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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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    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 1 day ago

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    I don't know, so my friend or ex friend or 4 day girlfriend HAS Ep and I honestly want to apologise to her for being such an *******. I want us to be friends again! I don't...
    TheUnknownBecomesKnown TheUnknownBecomesKnown 13-15, F 1 Response Jun 29

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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 6 days ago

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    I have a hard time meeting people and my only friends live out of state and would rather not be bothered by me.
    NotWorthy001 NotWorthy001 36-40, F 6 Responses Jul 1

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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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    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 5 days ago

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    My boyfriend just left for BMT. I know its only for a little bit but it feels like he'll be gone forever. I live at home with his mother and she has made it very clear that I'll...
    gigi214 gigi214 22-25, F Jun 24

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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 1 day ago

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    My best friend was Jordan and I meet her when I was like 7 believe it or not we first met in a church which was ironic cause she's an atheist and I'm undefined now. Anyway we got...
    DarkRun421 DarkRun421 16-17, F 1 hr ago

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    I get into these relationships that seem to be going really well and then it's like as soon as we get serious, everything goes wrong. I live with my boyfriend who I've been with...
    Christuh Christuh 18-21, F 2 hrs ago

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    If it's one sided then I don't wanna know! If I find that I'm chasing someone and putting in so much effort but not getting anything back then bye-bye not friends anymore! I've...
    MilweePetite MilweePetite 18-21, F 1 Response 19 hrs 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 2 days ago

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    I don't know what to do. I care a lot about my best friend and wonder if I'm attracted to her as well. I would love to know what it's like to kiss her but I'm pretty sure it would...
    CollegeStudent22 CollegeStudent22 22-25, F 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    While everybody is going out, having fun, inviting people over, chilling with people, and doing normal things. I sit at home alone 3/4 of my life and literally only hang out with...
    Britt199b Britt199b 16-17, F 1 Response 8 hrs ago

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    I used to have friends. I miss having people to talk to, even if the conversations aren't important. I love new people. I love small talk. I love finding out little details about...
    Internallysound Internallysound 16-17, F 2 Responses 1 hr 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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    I am Australian I have social anxiety I have 4 cats: Jelly, Noodle, mr Zazzles and muffin I prefer the warmer dry seasons I've had my wisdom teeth extracted in my late teens I am...
    heyitsabike heyitsabike 31-35, F 2 hrs ago

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    I'm just tired of people as of late...I have enough stress with bills, trying to get a car, and other small stuff..I just do not understand why people keep pushing my friendship...
    shanaflame shanaflame 22-25, F 17 hrs ago

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    I have literally no friends. I am a married woman whose husband works all of the time. I find it difficult to get out there and meet new people. I think the last time I had a...
    Sara600 Sara600 56-60, F 5 Responses 4 hrs ago

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    Since I was in grade school, my friends have been 90% male. There were only 5-7 girls since I have been in grade school that I got along with. My best friend is a male and we...
    Navia55 Navia55 26-30, F 7 Responses 3 hrs ago

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    I will take time to listen, I will try my best to analyze with you. I'd always say something even if it's not the right answer but it will always be the best & honest line that I...
    0nOpalsMind 0nOpalsMind 41-45, F 2 Responses 23 hrs ago

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    My boyfriend left for Afghanistan at the end of June and to be honest... The past month has been really tough for me. I know that I have no choice but to deal... But I still wish...
    texaswildfliwer texaswildfliwer 18-21, F 22 hrs ago

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