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I Miss the Days When No One Locked Their Doors

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    I Miss Leaving My Windows Open At Night

    I think it is sad that my children and grandchildren can't enjoy the simple things in life that I got to enjoy. I miss being able to leave my windows open at night. If you do that now, chances are that someone will come into your house while you sleep. I loved looking at the...
    RainbowsandAngels RainbowsandAngels 51-55, F 6 Responses May 7, 2009

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    Those Were The Days

    I grew up in a rural southern town. We lived waaaaaaaaaay off the main road, pretty much in the boondocks. I don't remember my family ever locking our doors until I was in my early twenties- and we only started then because someone bought a lot of property in my neighborhood and...
    SpiritOfTheRabbit SpiritOfTheRabbit 31-35, F 2 Responses Oct 29, 2009

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    We lie, we tell you we're okay In hopes that you'll just go away We sometimes even pray Not for happiness, but for today to be our last day Praying for death Hoping while we sleep...
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    My mommys gone for 2 weeks she left 10 minutes ago I miss her already :'( I miss her so much knowing I won't see her for 2 weeks and I will get a text once in a while. But I think...
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    Not Anymore.... I am not going to wear myself thin, and go out of my way to be there for my friends in their time of need, when, it comes that I need them for one reason or...
    BroknGirl89 BroknGirl89 26-30, F 3 hrs ago

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    When I get hurt, or when my emotions are played with, and I have to back away, and look at things from a different point of view, and people ask me for their help, and to be there...
    BroknGirl89 BroknGirl89 26-30, F 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    I feel like I'm missing something. I want to go home, and I am home! I have lived here for last 4 years by myself, but yet I have an uneasy feeling,that this is not where I should...
    Susiedisney Susiedisney 56-60, F 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    I do miss the good ole days here on Ep. I miss coming on and having multiple messages and comments, and friends online. I miss spending hours going back and forth on stories and...
    BroknGirl89 BroknGirl89 26-30, F 1 Response 10 hrs ago

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    Hi. I'm Mayna8. I'm 13 years old and I have a story about my life and how it isn't fair to me most of the time. Well that's how I feel. My mother was never married to my father...
    mayna8 mayna8 13-15, F 1 day ago

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    When i say i miss school i mean the friends and the teachers not study and exams blah blah blah i miss those days when we did stupid things i remember sometime we wasn't so...
    Sozdar Sozdar 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    As the second year passes without you I still find myself missing you. Something you and I had reached the core of my soul and I can't let go. No matter how hard I've tried. It...
    Beanbella Beanbella 31-35, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Yep I do . He sold his phone to get a new one so we havent been talking for three days but lastnight he messaged me from someones phone saying his mind has been on me and he misses...
    legzydawly legzydawly 18-21 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    some one whom I asked questioned argued loved suggested from whom my day began and good night was our last word between us... and misunderstandings have led us to stay apart; i...
    abhayisabhay abhayisabhay 22-25, M 1 day ago

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    I miss that feeling. I miss the heartache, and the reward of finally realizing that the other person aches for you, too. I miss being desperate for someone. I hate my indifference...
    CigaretteEater CigaretteEater 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    It shouldn't hurt to be a child, yet most abuse cases, are from parents. You would never think that someone who is suppose to Love and protect you, to hurt you, yet it is happenin...
    BroknGirl89 BroknGirl89 26-30, F 2 days ago

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    I was the primary caregiver for my wife with dementia/Alzheimer for the past nine years. She was 64 years old when I was no longer able to take care of her. I hired a number of...
    newtonpark newtonpark 61-65, M 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    Heard this song on the radio tonight, takes me back to days when life was so much simpler. "So true Funny how it seems Always in time, but never in line for dreams Head over...
    funsized1 funsized1 41-45, F 2 days ago

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    I miss talking to my girlfriend laughing with her, having a good time. we both had the same views on people and society. things made sense when we talked . we didn't need anyone...
    Sladetgx57 Sladetgx57 18-21, M 2 days ago

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    Dear World, Shut up. Just stop. I have no energy left to fight you. Stop annoying me and eating at my head. I really have no effort for this anymore. I will not give in, neither...
    KilljoyKitty KilljoyKitty 18-21 4 Responses 3 days ago

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    Dear brother, I miss you, 3-5 yrs fml, sh*t man.. I have no one now, all alone in this f*cked up world. No one to accept me for the true me and never judge, no one to sit and talk...
    xxAriDollxx xxAriDollxx 26-30, F 4 days ago

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    We would fly June beetles like a kite or catch butterflies with nets. Sometimes we went fishing, camping, hiking, swimming, etc. we had a lot of fun! I miss those days. Did anyone...
    MinecraftGirl1999 MinecraftGirl1999 13-15, F 4 days ago

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    I was given a name after my grandfather that passed away not too long ago and still regret about the things that I have not done much for him. To start off with my story, my...
    YourNormalGuy YourNormalGuy 22-25 4 days ago

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    It doesn't happened often. Sometimes it strikes me and I don't know why. I just hate myself. I see myself as pathetic and degrading. I have things people will never get and I know...
    cloudycarnage cloudycarnage 16-17, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I Miss My Kids. All the time. Sometimes I even miss them when they're With Me... Cuz I see the ways in which they've bought into the bullshit their father/step-mother/society...
    AdoraGel AdoraGel 31-35, F 1 Response a week ago

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    My entire family is criminally insane. From my Mom, her oldest son, who is 31, to my youngest brother who is 10. I'm the youngest daughter, being 21. And there are 8 of us...
    Awesg Awesg 18-21, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    Demolition of products amid transportation of merchandise is being accounted for in an expansive scale now. Individuals are documenting objections with verification that their...
    safety2survey safety2survey 26-30, M Jun 26

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    I know I shouldn't, but some days it's just hard to deal with all the negativity. It's hard to hear that you are referred to around town as being "the guy who wears girl's clothes...
    LovelyoneT LovelyoneT 31-35, T 1 Response Jun 25

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    I am emotional today. I miss my mom so much. Next week will make it 3 months since she has been gone. I cried today and then I laughed today. I am glad my mom was able to leave...
    MarvelMagic MarvelMagic 26-30, F 2 Responses Jun 25

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    which is a little bit too often. self medication is the only thing that seems to work anymore. I don't know what I am missing anymore when I just want to find my bed to pass out...
    Serendipitydoda Serendipitydoda 36-40, M Jun 24

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    I am not one hundred percent sure, but then again I am sure that I do have depression... I just feel as if it's gotten worse. Looking back, I think I had depression then. I used...
    CharleeLuv CharleeLuv 18-21, F Jun 24

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    You are counting the days?"YES.."To revenge your pain?"NO.""TO WAIT.... FOR THE ANGER TO BE GONE."Again? How does it feels? Swallowing the pain?"LIKE A HANDFUL OF NEEDLES TEARING...
    FaitAccomp1i FaitAccomp1i 70+, M 1 Response Jun 22

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    I miss him like crazy and I am so tired of my sister rubbing it in my face that she gets yo see and talk to her fiance everyday. She takes so many things that he does for her for...
    SlimsB SlimsB 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 22

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    One day when I was 11 years old I wore a dress, white pantyhose, and a blue jean jacket to school. After school that day I was walking home by myself when these kids approached me...
    beatendownbylife47 beatendownbylife47 13-15, F 1 Response Jun 21

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    Happy Father's Day to all of the men who are real Dads to their kids... Most men can produce a child, but being a true Dad is truly awesome! My Dad was wonderful & I was so...
    dandylion7 dandylion7 41-45, F 1 Response Jun 21

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    Which means we should work with each other, instead of against one another! Banish war and greed where there are hostilities behind betterment. A chain is only as strong as its...
    PeterSp8 PeterSp8 41-45, M Jun 21

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    Hello Everyone wonderful person ep has to offer. I am sorry I have not been as active as I should be, I should have been off from my small job but stupid tropical storm "Bill...
    twistex2015 twistex2015 18-21, M Jun 19

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    Dear "best" friend, The past few days have been nothing but tense conversation and I don't know why. Yesterday, your sister messaged me on Facebook to tell me what a ****** friend...
    stayingstrongtoday stayingstrongtoday 18-21, F Jun 19

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    I am Listening to this Video on You Tube. I do remember that..night before Friday 928. You bought Cheese Cakes from Giant.A Hole 4 pieces one, instead one slice. Behind the...
    shemalequeendirt shemalequeendirt 41-45, F Jun 19

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    I wonder is there anything I'm going to miss I wonder how it's going to be When you don't know me How's it going to be When you're sure I'm not there How's it going to be When...
    cherryxblossom cherryxblossom 26-30, F Jun 18

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    We were in middle school- he was 13 and I was 12 when we started dating. Since we were so young I never really thought it would amount to much but we never strayed from each other...
    claratang claratang 18-21, F 3 Responses Jun 17

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    I think about you a lot. Not in the physical way, i mean you're beautiful, but no. I just want you, to lie beside me, even on the other side of a room, just to be there and just...
    dominicdw dominicdw 18-21, M Jun 17