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I Know What Its Like to Be Abandoned

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    Abandoned Again...

    When I was four years old my Dad left us for his *****. He never looked back. Mom tried to get the child support through the navy but Dad would fill out papers every month to have it stopped. We were living in a roach infested apartment next to a sewage ditch with rats...
    phukkdup phukkdup 41-45, F 1 Response Sep 30, 2009

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    I Feel Like My Husband Abandoned Me!

    About 6 years ago, he began to be distant, being away more and more. I would ask him what is really going on? He would answer defensively, " can't a man go to work or hang out?" I knew something was not right! You know ladies, when we feel that intuition it is 100...
    justicia justicia 36-40, F 3 Responses Sep 30, 2009

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    Sorry about this post. I tend to ramble. About a year ago, my dad got a job offer in Florida, moving my whole family from the Midwest to the coast. My mom was excited. My dad was...
    hanllen145 hanllen145 13-15, F Jul 30

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    I do not know what I want to do with my life in the future. I had a few interests, but none of them would make a sufficient amount of money to live off of. It's terrible knowing...
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    My Personality Type I have taken this test before, in the year 2010. I was an INTP in January that year, and then an INTJ the next month. Now, I am curious if there has been a...
    mareliberum mareliberum 26-30 Aug 16

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    I left my husband about 2 and 1/2 years ago. We were together for 7 years and we have 3 beautiful children together, but our marriage was toxic. He was extremely emotionally...
    Octoberbreeze Octoberbreeze 31-35, F 2 Responses Jul 27

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    But God always save me. I got so sick before i almost died. Pain. Death i know what it feels like. Been to a lot of accidents but jst almost seems like someone is trying to save me...
    yodatheching yodatheching 22-25, F 2 Responses Aug 4

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    Have you ever felt like you just want to break down in tears and you don't know why? Only to find you have no more tears left to cry? I feel empty - numb, almost as if existing...
    TaintedSnowflakes TaintedSnowflakes 16-17, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    I suffer very badly with social anxiety disorder and I feel like its now ruining my life to the point where I don't see the point in being alive anymore. My self-esteem is...
    bobthespider bobthespider 18-21 Aug 6

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    Its like I'm happy yet sad I feel yet I don't don't Im living but im not.... My feelings and emotions are so so complicated Why? Arent I too young to feel this way?
    UnkemptGirl000 UnkemptGirl000 16-17, F 6 days ago

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    My husband and I are going through something very personal right now and it's slowly tearing our marriage apart. All I can say here is I hurt him and made him feel like I didn't...
    Justalicia Justalicia 31-35, F Aug 4

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    I need to write this somewhere to get it out of my head. I have been feeling extremely suicidal recently and I just had one of the most disturbing yet eye-opening dreams. I...
    SaphiraJane SaphiraJane 16-17, F 2 Responses Aug 16

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    I don't know what to believe anymore. People tell me not to give up, but others tell me I am naive and a stupid little kid. Maybe they are right, maybe I am a stupid little kid...
    BadassNerd BadassNerd 13-15, F 3 days ago

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    I have a really big crush (or more than that...) on an older woman. She is in her late-forties to early-fifties and I am in my mid-twenties. I should say now that she is in a...
    kendallwakesup kendallwakesup 22-25 Jul 27

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    I was a nurse LPN and i started studying for a RN, but i realized that i really kind of hate working at hospitala with the rotating shifts, so i quit and i stoped studying, but now...
    desirejanice desirejanice 22-25, F Jul 28

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    Haha, I feel weird writing this but, I've always wondered this. Obviously I know what it feels like to women, but I've always been curious as to what guys feels when they're having...
    AjLeePunk AjLeePunk 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 29

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    Hey everyone, Last night when my boyfriend and I got home from a nice family gathering.....he found out his friend passed away who served in Afghanistan with him. I don't know...
    sarah143757 sarah143757 26-30, F 2 Responses Aug 14

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    I've had this exact problem before, well at least ones really close to it. If you look at my profile you will see the exact same thing. I make friends and make really strong...
    Tlex85 Tlex85 18-21, M Aug 15

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    After my parents got divorced when I was ten, I was living with my Dad. He was bisexual and had a boyfriend that stayed with us. On some weekends I would stay at his boyfriends...
    Michelle1976 Michelle1976 36-40, T 4 Responses Aug 16

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    I feel really saaaad :( And I don't know what to do. I have a "friend" who always bails on me, she always makes plans to hang out then she cancels last minute, I can go like 2...
    joseey joseey 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 17

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    It happened to me yesterday and I still don't know what to think about it. There already is someone I already love (we're not in a relationship though, I wrote about it in my...
    GlowingHeart GlowingHeart 18-21, F 3 days ago

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    I feel so alone in this world, I do not know what to do. This may sound stupid but I feel like I wasn't built for this world, I wasn't built to survive. It's not just that but...
    TWDX TWDX 13-15, F 4 Responses 1 day ago

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    So, I've met this guy.. He's actually a cousin of one of my good guy friends. He's insanely cute, really nice, caring too but is very VERY shy. This is a semi huge deal for me...
    EBAAA EBAAA 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 28

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    When I was 17, I got pregnant with my oldest. He was a premature baby, so I got little to hardly any time to bond with him the first 3 months of his life. I spent 6 days a week...
    Krissysheart Krissysheart 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 30

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    I don't know what to do next year. I know I should study at university next year. But what? I love psychology but I don't want to work in one place the whole time. Most people said...
    Firechidist Firechidist 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 31

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    I know what it's like to feel so hopeless but you gotta stay focused. Focus on the good **** forget about the bad. Focus on the stuff you got not the things you've never had.
    Kelton69 Kelton69 16-17, M Aug 2

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    Currently it feels like I'm in a state of limbo. Where nothing is really happening. I'm just going through the same boring routine; work, school, home. It just feels like something...
    CloakedStranger CloakedStranger 22-25, M Aug 5

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    I don't know what I do to make him so mad? I love him , we have a 11 month old together and since we moved in with him like 2 months ago he's been so mean I try so hard to not...
    Yuri1396 Yuri1396 16-17, F 2 Responses Aug 6

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    Before my ex left me, we were together for more than a year. then out of nowhere her "bestfriend" randomly kisses her and she changes her mind about me and leaves me the day after...
    jmsinnyc jmsinnyc 18-21, M 2 Responses Aug 9

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    My life's become sadder but yet happier ever since I made an EP account and I don't know what to do anymore people have said really harsh things to me and people have said nice...
    Daisyellenrose Daisyellenrose 13-15, F 2 Responses Aug 9

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    With all this Robin Williams suicide discussion, I have had a nerve hit. I am 22 years old and lost my uncle to suicide when i was 18. He was only 28 and was very close to me. I...
    MrJosiah MrJosiah 22-25, M Aug 12

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    A couple months ago I had a nightmare and it's still bugging me. I usually have kind of stupid nightmares, or nightmares about zombie apocalypses or things like that. This was...
    littledreamgirl littledreamgirl 13-15, F Aug 13

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    He texted saying he wanted a minute and it seemed like a snap at me. I didnt want to bother him but he is busy and i guess i didnt pick up on that in time. And he said last time to...
    bmsartwell bmsartwell 13-15, F 3 Responses Aug 13

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    I love him, yes I want him to be mine, yes But it’s impossible, yes I’m having hard time defining what we have been going through. I’m having hard time positioning myself to...
    HikoukiGumo HikoukiGumo 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 15

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    Lately for a little over a week now I've been feeling so emotional, super sad, all I want to do is cry. I'm a junior in high school and my boyfriend is leaving for college next...
    vaugustine vaugustine 16-17, F Aug 16

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    First of all, as of now, I'm not looking to take our friendship anything further than a friendship, but I would like to know if she likes me. I met her on a website, and we talk a...
    TeenProblems13 TeenProblems13 13-15, M 1 Response a week ago

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    Your love is Mania Violet When you Love Someone Wooo-eeee! If John Alan Lee knows what he's talking about, you are literally a maniac for love. You know, kind of in love with love...
    Rolle2323 Rolle2323 61-65, F 4 days ago

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    Starting my final year of high school next week. I'm terrified. Anxious about applying to colleges and getting a job and my drivers license. I don't know what to major in or where...
    lovelyyouth lovelyyouth 16-17, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    What do you think? I feel pretty down beat about myself but I wanna know what you lot have to say?
    emowulf emowulf 18-21, M 6 Responses Jul 27

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    I'm at a loss with my life right now. living on my own, paying bills, my hours being cut, barely having money to support myself. I'm so close to giving up. I don't even know what...
    feoxy feoxy 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 28

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    I don't know what to do. Nothing makes me happy anymore. Even when with other people, or reading. I feel indifferent. You know that nice feeling you get after a good time. I don't...
    kico4 kico4 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 28

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    Don't you hate it when you're caught between two things and you don't know what to think?!?! It sucks....
    AMB97 AMB97 16-17, F Jul 30

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    So it's 2:30am and I've been on EP for more hrs then id care to admit. I don't know what I'm doing with my life. I don't know whether or not I wanna be a part of this world any...
    NPkid97 NPkid97 18-21, M 3 Responses Aug 4

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    I said some pretty ****** up things to my best friend, i said i wanted to hurt her, cut her, i dont know what is wrong in my mind, i love her so much. I want to punish myself so...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Aug 4

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    I just get so frustrated all the time, my life isn't turning out the way I planned. I change something then things are good for a while but I don't get that overwhelming feeling...
    Alwayslost11 Alwayslost11 26-30, F Aug 7

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    I don't know what to so anymore when I wear something nice and someone say you ain't ****...
    lorrena19 lorrena19 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 7

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    So I have been researching a lot tonight and I'm debating about staying in New York, going to Massachusetts, Illinois, or Ohio. I don't know what to do. I really wanted to graduate...
    Mickey2021 Mickey2021 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 7

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