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    And It Still Scares Me!

    I've been with my boyfriend for a long while now, and i still really panic that we're too close! He understands me more than anyone in this world, and i'm quite a hard faced person, and i generally cut emotions out of situations so I can deal with the **** in my life. But he...
    kidston23 kidston23 18-21 May 18, 2011

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    I Did

        i let angelwriter in . and i am so glad that i did .
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Aug 6, 2009

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    A Favour

    ... and you can stay for as long as you like to. But I have this huuuuuge favour to ask... Stay liking forever. =)  
    Sylphy Sylphy 41-45, F 1 Response Apr 3, 2012

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    He Walked Away With My Heart...

    For almost 5 years I had a wall around me not allowing anyone to get close to me. I was protecting myself from disappointment, heartache and pain. I had been through 2 very abusive relationships...1 with my ex husband and the other with my daughters father. I thought I needed...
    hadyourchance hadyourchance 36-40, F 3 Responses Apr 16, 2012

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    And They Hurt Me.............

    I still don't understand why. As far as I know or can recall, I never ever used anything they told me against them. I wouldn't even think of it to be honest. I use to think that I deserved whatever bad I got, but that doesn't fly with me now. I know deep inside that I NEVER...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Apr 3, 2009

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    And Then They Walked Out

    It hurt, still hurts and it makes me a little worried about doing it again. I know that not every man will treat me like he did, but I also know that I can't deal with that level of pain again. I can handle being dumped, I just can't handle the way he did it, and...
    ShrubberySoup ShrubberySoup 26-30, F 10 Responses Jul 6, 2009

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    And I Wish You Would, Too

    I let you in because I trust you. I got to know you, and I chose to trust you and to let you into my life, and into my mind. I chose to let you see the things I can't show anyone else. The things that have gotten me hurt when I showed them to someone else before. It took me some...
    TheRealJade TheRealJade 18-21, F Mar 3, 2012

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    Iv been dealing with this pregnancy all alone since you made the decision to leave me and blame it all on me. Calling me up to break it off with me, not even giving me the respect...
    MissiTeej MissiTeej 26-30, F 2 Responses Mar 3

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    Sometimes I think that I have so many walls built up that I do not let anyone completely into my life. I wonder if this is normal. I worry that I'm alone in this flaw. I can let...
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    Make someone smile every day is my mission. I feel good even by just doing small acts of kindness to people. Let's all spread love, not hate. If there is love, there's peace.. and...
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    Long story short I was raped as a child and as a result became a high functioning sociopath with little emotion or remorse. To expand on that a bit... I was so young (5 or 6 ish...
    asterwesley asterwesley 16-17, M 2 Responses 7 hrs ago

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    I have feelings for someone who lives far away. someone who doesn't know about my feelings for him. someone who doesn't feel the same way about me. someone I can't have.
    MagicEyes95 MagicEyes95 18-21, F 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    Hello, this is my first post here in Experience Project and I apologize that it's going to be a rather depressing first post. I don't really like myself. I often daydream that I'm...
    WanderingMind752 WanderingMind752 22-25, M 6 hrs ago

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    Is there anyone here that you just can't stand? There's someone that irritates the crap out of me. She talks about having respect for someone's marriage then clearly shows nothing...
    holehearted79 holehearted79 31-35, F 4 Responses 6 hrs ago

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    I'm sick of the empty feeling that accompanies the solitude after someone leaves your life. It seems like that's happening to me way to often now, when I need those who matter most...
    Alison806 Alison806 13-15, T 7 hrs ago

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    How can someone you love so dearly feel so unsure about you?
    janisbau janisbau 18-21, F 1 Response 5 hrs ago

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    story of my life. I spouse I'm always in love with someone who doesn't love me.
    hellokitty206 hellokitty206 18-21, F 4 hrs ago

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    Dear JY, I hope you'll never see this. I just needed to write it out, to rationalize everything. To give a silent voice to these voiceless thoughts that have been bombarding me...
    Ichizu Ichizu 26-30, F 3 Responses a week ago

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    So this is something I saw someone else posted, I think it might help. Is vulnerability weakness? I thought it was until I listened to Daring Greatly by Brene Brown. Brown...
    Joshua1325 Joshua1325 26-30, M Mar 2

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    Thirty years ago  March 9, 1985 Thirty years later, and I can still see clearly her face as she tells me they are gone. She greeted me with a hug, and pulled my head to her...
    silentwriter180 silentwriter180 46-50, F 2 Responses Mar 6

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    I wasn't planning on sharing this, at least not this soon. But after my talk with another EP member two days ago and my talk with a different one just now, I figured that maybe I...
    Niran3 Niran3 22-25, M 1 Response Mar 17

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    Please take the time to read my letter that I have wrote my boyfriend in prison. To: The most beautiful boy I've been sitting on the computer all weekend looking for quotes...
    skipper596 skipper596 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 7

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    I really feel nutz now, really. I use to write on here a lot about 4 years ago. I remember I found this place while I was going through a tough break up. I wrote and wrote and...
    Laperson4 Laperson4 36-40, M 3 Responses Mar 8

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    You know, I know my friend was completely messed up in his own way, but I knew he'd be there to talk when I called. Not anymore, I'm fully aware that things completely changed...
    EngulfingBreeze EngulfingBreeze 22-25, F Mar 13

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    Iam 16 years old and I have been going out with my girlfriend for 10 months and I completely fell in love with her she means everything to me and I know I mean the world to her too...
    Qewwz Qewwz 22-25, M Mar 17

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    I was with someone for 2 years. We broke up 9 months ago- some days are harder than others. We broke up because I couldn't handle it anymore, my breaking point was when we had...
    movingahead movingahead 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 7

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    I actually disagree with people who say Letting go is an another form of loving someone. I think only if the other person doesn't want it the other one should let go. But then...
    AmberDD AmberDD 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 14

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    The Road to Ruin March 29, 2015. I'm sitting at home in front of my laptop, still feeling a bit weird, maybe cos I've been drinking every night since Thursday, it's Sunday today...
    DGSteele DGSteele 22-25, M 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    So I kind of dropped off this website for a while. I settled my insecurities and confusion so I just didn't really feel the desire to be here. And honestly? I don't really want to...
    Gab1331 Gab1331 18-21 1 Response Mar 15

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    Last year, I really started to fall for this amazing girl. She was right there in front of my face, and I regret not noticing her earlier. So my school has been really pushing the...
    Squirtles Squirtles 13-15, M 2 Responses Mar 17

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    This is an odd thought... Its been probably a little over a month since we broke up. We had the cheesiest relationship for over a year, everything was amazing, and she was so...
    apmountaindrew apmountaindrew 16-17, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I live with my momma, daddy, and two sisters. I do have two friends that live down the road from me. but I really need a good friend I can talk to, someone I can tell anything to...
    btiny13 btiny13 70+ 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Vent in 3..2..1.. I guess my ex set up a profile on Facebook and it turns out she's engaged. After being broken up for 4 months, I assume it was with her previous ex. But now all...
    idontknow2658 idontknow2658 18-21, M 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    I met someone very special a while ago and fell head over heels in love. My intuition was telling me 'he is the one go for it'. And I gave him the best of me that I didn't even...
    AmberDD AmberDD 22-25, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I have always cherished the idea of love; of having someone that you love so much that they bring out the best traits in you and they make you want to become a better person. I...
    sammymater sammymater 18-21, F Mar 3

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    I have always cherished the idea of love; of having someone that you love so much that they bring out the best traits in you and they make you want to become a better person. I...
    sammymater sammymater 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 6

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    Starting at the beginning… First off, just letting you know, I am straight to everyone else on the planet, but I know that I am bisexual. This girl Jackie, she is actually...
    shancostello shancostello 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 10

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    Maybe. . we were supposed to meet the wrong people before meeting the right one so that, when we finally meet the right person, we will know how to be grateful for that gift...
    rogi123 rogi123 36-40, M 4 Responses Mar 18

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    For someone that I care about, You're a good person. You do your part to help others. In your own special way. You've been nothing but kind to me, and I respect you for that. But...
    procupcakeeater procupcakeeater 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 2

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    This may not be the typical story but I still believe that it is relevant. Last year, I was in a relationship with this guy who was everything a stereotypical teenage suburban...
    Deedle81 Deedle81 18-21, F Mar 3

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    It is extremely difficult for me to open up to someone, and is quite rare that I ever really do. I am usually a very naturally trusting person, perhaps a bit naive, always giving...
    NewBeginnings77 NewBeginnings77 31-35, F 17 Responses Mar 5

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    I remember the first time I saw your face, broad and handsome and full of disdain. You sitting there in the dark with an old tshirt on that you had cut the sleeves off of, I'd...
    AshleyJea AshleyJea 22-25, F 4 Responses Mar 8

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