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I Live Outside The Norm

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    I live a normal life. No one knows I have any health problems or disabilities when they meet or see me. Unless I tell a person nobody knows. I take care of myself so well my...
    gambler920 gambler920 51-55, M Jan 14

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    Gun Ownership and Muslim Extremism in the light of the Horrible Tragic Sydney Siege...... (this note was first written on Dec 17th in another group..) Over night, one of the...
    jiaberg jiaberg 51-55, M Jan 12

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    Well we have another go around at this relationship starting has been 3 days only so I am not counting my chickens just yet but to her credit. 1) she has said she no longer wants...
    TheLionGod TheLionGod 36-40, M 2 Responses Jan 16

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    I love living in California <3 born and raised πŸ’―πŸ‘Œ anybody else live in Cali?
    lexilove43012 lexilove43012 16-17, F 4 Responses 2 hrs ago

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    The twenty-second day of January is the worst date on the calendar for me. It is the day that my older brother took his own life and forever changed mine. It was the New Year’s...
    miryam57 miryam57 56-60, F 1 Response Jan 19

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    I feel annoyed and angry at all the Arabs and egyptians whom I met in the uk I have so many stories to tell you but each time I'm gonna select one of those Arabs to tell you about...
    lostsouluk lostsouluk 31-35, F 4 Responses Jan 15

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    This motorcycle trip might now be described as a coming-of-age, last-fling-of-youth story or some such thing, but I just saw it as another adventure with a good buddy. I was, and...
    SammySamps SammySamps 51-55, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    "This false self is never happy or fulfilled for long." An EP user suggested Ekhart Tolle to me and I am very grateful. I wanted to share "living in the now" in this experience...
    KemiKill KemiKill 36-40, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I forgot about this site. I found it 2 years ago and shared two stories. I read them again today and I realized something... I will never be normal. I know I know, there is no...
    ambmo1 ambmo1 26-30, F 3 days ago

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    I live in supported accommodation for people with mental health problems and yesterday as I walked into the staff office to ask a memeber of staff if I had any post She checked...
    Anonymous79ea Anonymous79ea 31-35, F 8 Responses Jan 12

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    Why do we rely on dumb quotes and trite sayings when we are sad or struggling? Like we get encouragement from something someone said once. It shines some new light on our...
    aurora11 aurora11 31-35, F 4 Responses Jan 15

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    Dear friend I want to share with you my experience with the mental health services in the uk I'm a dark skinned woman of Asian appearance .people often assume that I'm an Indian...
    Anonymous79ea Anonymous79ea 31-35, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    Dear friend I want to share with you my experience with the mental health services in the uk I'm a dark skinned woman of Asian appearance .people often assume that I'm an Indian...
    newyear15 newyear15 31-35, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    Dear friend I want to share with you my experience with the mental health services in the uk I'm a dark skinned woman of Asian appearance .people often assume that I'm an Indian...
    newyear15 newyear15 31-35, F 5 days ago

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    Dear friend I want to share with you my experience with the mental health services in the uk I'm a dark skinned woman of Asian appearance .people often assume that I'm an Indian...
    newyear15 newyear15 31-35, F 5 days ago

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    I cannot explain how liberating it feels! One time I was nude running at night in the summer. I was walking past this house with a few cars in front of it. (a party I guess) The...
    jordon1369 jordon1369 31-35, M Jan 5

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    About ten years ago I worked at hotel du vin in Brighton .i got my job in August 2004 .i was 25 years of age ,dark skinned female of Asian appearance and I did not look physically...
    lostsouluk lostsouluk 31-35, F Jan 12

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    Haunted Place - Villa Montezuma DEscriptION: It is described as a glorious example of eclectic late 19th century Victorian/Queen Anne architecture, a crown jewel of the era which...
    timothyc31 timothyc31 41-45, M Jan 18

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    The ups feel like I could fly across the world, and lows make every bone in my body ache. Why am I this way? Overall, I consider myself a well-rounded person. I eat well, I...
    Annaelaine Annaelaine 16-17, F 1 Response Jan 18

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    Born here lived here all my life its a great city multicultural nice gardens decent beaches(outside the city) good shopping birthplace of aussie rules football great shopping good...
    RonSims RonSims 31-35, M 1 Response Jan 3

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    When I was a kid, me and the kids I live near would have a street hockey game every sunday after church. Now we all play nhl15. I live on a farm with 2000 acres of land and about 5...
    LandonS LandonS 16-17, M 2 Responses a week ago

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    Well , yesterday we had our first joint counselling session. Beforehand I was very anxious. I had a knot in my stomach and a pain in my head. I wasn't sure if H would appear, but...
    2BlossomBlue 2BlossomBlue 51-55, F 26 Responses a week ago

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    Haunted Place - El Fandango Restaurant ADDRESS: 2734 Calhoun Street San Diego, California 92110 LOCATION: El Fandango Restaurant can be found in the Old Town Historical Park...
    timothyc31 timothyc31 41-45, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I would like some insight on this. If this sounds like I met my lover from a past life, or if this seems to be mere coincidence. I have never really given much thought to past...
    malbearxo malbearxo 22-25, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I have been divorced for over 3 years now. I often read stories here from people in sexless marriages, hoping that maybe I can help someone either save their marriage or help in...
    sundancesoul sundancesoul 46-50, F 5 days ago

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    I remember I used to play outside all the time. I even woke up early. I was hardly inside and was always in the yard with my dog. I had my own little table outside which I called...
    EnjoyTheSilenceX EnjoyTheSilenceX 13-15, F 2 Responses Jan 16

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    almost January and last night I'm outside not needing a coat. wtf is going on?! lol
    coparentsearch coparentsearch 31-35, M 4 Responses Dec 28, 2014

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    I moved here from Florida. there are days I really miss it. but then I step outside, take in the gorgeous sites, smoke some good bud, and remember that the opportunity that lies...
    jenneruz jenneruz 26-30, F 2 Responses Dec 29, 2014

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    Only in California were its cold outside and you still wear shorts and house shoes. I do have a sweater on lol. Good Morning
    ownfrnchseplaya ownfrnchseplaya 26-30, M 2 Responses Jan 3

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    I woke up in the middle of the night yesterday. Anxiety. I don't really WANT to leave my Husband and find a new guy etc. I seriously miss the sweet masculine guy I married...
    ObiOneyouremyonlyhope ObiOneyouremyonlyhope 41-45, F 1 Response Jan 17

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    Haunted Place - Roosevelt Hotel DEscriptION and HISTORY: This 12 story luxury hotel for the rich and famous, the biggest and brightest stars, was financed by Douglas Fairbanks...
    timothyc31 timothyc31 41-45, M Jan 18

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    Haunted Place - El Campo Santo Cemetery ADDRESS: 2410 San Diego Avenue San Diego, California 92110 LOCATION: El Campo Santo Cemetery is only a few blocks from the Whaley House...
    timothyc31 timothyc31 41-45, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I'm not sure what to do anymore. My husband has two slipped discs and sciatica and I'm slowly losing patience and compassion for him. We have been married for almost 10 years and...
    freckledlady freckledlady 31-35, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I'm tired of standing on the outside and looking in. I'm not a part of it. Why watch, wishing I was? It's just painful. When my friends have an inside joke that I'm not a part of...
    Bee110714 Bee110714 13-15, F Dec 28, 2014

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    So, my severe depression has almost always kept me out of any sort of friend groups, and the one circle i was in made it pretty obvious I was the outsider, just clinging on. I've...
    TheUrge21 TheUrge21 18-21, M Dec 29, 2014

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    However my husband does not enjoy it as much as I do. Is it normal to want to make love more than your husband? He rarely wants to do anything with me anymore and when I try to...
    URLOVED4EVA URLOVED4EVA 22-25, F 3 Responses Jan 4

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    Is anyone wants to throw the marital duties card down, it would be me.....so fast....so fast. But he doesn't want me. I've said plenty if times he's a tick man- you know:- good...
    lass1 lass1 41-45, F 3 Responses a week ago

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    Well i meet people from all parts of life and their definition of normality is definitely weird... i guess they even do now know wats normal
    somphenomenon somphenomenon 26-30, M Dec 30, 2014

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    I have been suffering from depression for about 2 years. Only 3 of my friends even know I am depressed, and only one knows the extent of it. I act happy, bubbly, cheery, excited...
    SadFacedDork SadFacedDork 18-21, F Dec 29, 2014

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    I LOVE TO WEAR MY CORSETS OVER A CAMISOLE SO THAT EVERYONE CAN SEE HOW SEXY AND PRETTY IT IS. I GOT THE IDEA FROM MADONNA AND CINDY LAUPER. THEY LOOKED SO HOT WITH THEIR BRA'S AND...
    SISSYSLUTLYNN SISSYSLUTLYNN 46-50, T Jan 4

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    Its 8F outside and the sun's out... such a tease !
    lonelysoul1088 lonelysoul1088 26-30, M Jan 7

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    oh i have a story for you , i had this big dog friend and one winter day we go outside to play and he grabs what i thought was a stick and we're tugging on it back and forth and i...
    FurryFace FurryFace 56-60, M 4 Responses Jan 7

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    We couldn't wait to get home from school and go outside!! Skating in our small street. Riding bikes. Going to the playground and swinging up into the air. Running and running and...
    seewhathappens seewhathappens 51-55, F 3 Responses Jan 10

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    I feel so hollow inside but outside I look fine. I'm just so tired of feeling this way ugh.
    imjusttiredofbeingsad imjusttiredofbeingsad 16-17, F Jan 11

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    I adore men outside my race. No specific reason why except that's just what I like πŸ˜€. I've always been that girl in high school swooning over every cute "white boy" that I seen...
    vadupree vadupree 18-21, F Jan 13

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