I Must Be Different

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 9 People

    I’ve come to EP over the last 5 years in different stages of “me”. Initially, I was writing out of the extreme pain of the loss of my kids during a tumultuous divorce – I...
    notPC notPC
    56-60, F
    1 Response Apr 20
    I love making friends!! I'll miss EP for allowing me to make some great friends! I have become friends with people totally different from me and I love it! A friendship also turned...
    InLoveWithTheSun InLoveWithTheSun
    31-35, F
    2 Responses Apr 20
    The flags are used for a number of purposes and they enable you to show your love, respect and support toward your nation or the association. There are number of categories of...
    Onlinestore12 Onlinestore12
    31-35, M
    Apr 19
    This will be a long post but I hope you bear with because this is something that’s been eating at me for a while. I fell in love with the most amazing girl I’ve ever met. The...
    Tobey94 Tobey94
    18-21, M
    Apr 19
    I want to dye my hair either violet or navy blue ideas?
    taylorsky taylorsky
    16-17, F
    Apr 19
    It's all different now, because back in the day there was no how. Where and what are we still doing, ripping each others hearts out while the hate keeps brewing. We're lying now...
    justnormal justnormal
    22-25, F
    Apr 18
    He left after 5 years and we just became engaged in November. Suddenly became cold. His eyes even looked different. Just said he wanted to be single and he was unhappy and needed...
    notavictimbutasurvivor notavictimbutasurvivor
    36-40, F
    1 Response Apr 17
    We associate those around us with particular feeling states within us, and when those feeling states are experienced, as a result of the close connections and bonds we form with...
    FocusReborn FocusReborn
    22-25, M
    6 Responses Apr 17
    I find it interesting how when I was younger I had my life planned out. I would be a popular kid with nice, long hair and a beautiful face that would enchant others. I would be...
    Sanghelios Sanghelios
    13-15, T
    Apr 16
    I’m sure by now those of you who remain are all well aware of the fact that our days here are numbered. On April 21 this place which we once were able to proudly call our home...
    HypoallergenicUnicorn HypoallergenicUnicorn
    13-15, F
    Apr 16
    Living FULLY is a journey not a destination. My journey has allowed me to grow into a person who may fear the storms ahead, but who is willing to ride through those storms with...
    Mcinacann Mcinacann
    41-45, F
    1 Response Apr 16
    When it involves project delays there are numerous factors that can lead to such situation. The client is really a and you will find two issues which can be discussed: where to...
    vagarland65 vagarland65
    36-40, M
    Apr 15
    my mom died about a month ago. I'm 18 now, she had valley fever. we weren't incredibly close, I always thought she didn't love me, and I told her so when I was 16 she spent the...
    thatslovely17 thatslovely17
    18-21, F
    1 Response Apr 14
    5 years ago I joined this forum in hopes to not hurt anymore. Here it is and today I googled women without mothers. I came across this site and decided to join. When I went to...
    NoHurt NoHurt
    31-35
    Apr 13
    I have witnessed many happy relationships over my many years. So what makes mine different? Is it in the wind? An act of fate? Did the stars align perfectly? If there were an...
    nuwalker nuwalker
    66-70, M
    Apr 13
    the mysteries of the human heart. we all respond to our world and events differently. some pour out their heart like blood from a severed artery. some quietly smoulder. some...
    ArnoldJRimmer ArnoldJRimmer
    46-50, M
    Apr 13
    Whine less, wish less and just know that You are who You say You are, which is the I Am. Where I am not, You are. Funny how they say if you want things to turn out differently, You...
    meto2015 meto2015
    41-45, F
    1 Response Apr 13
    Whine less, wish less and just know that You are who You say You are, which is the I Am. Where I am not, You are. Funny how they say if you want things to turn out differently, You...
    meto2015 meto2015
    41-45, F
    Apr 13
    Whine less, wish less and just know that You are who You say You are, which is the I Am. Where I am not, You are. Funny how they say if you want things to turn out differently, You...
    meto2015 meto2015
    41-45, F
    Apr 13
    The prevailing question of our species, of course, has always been "who" or even "what" are we? Are we spirits? Machines? Animals? Or are we just some cosmic mishap, swept up and...
    FocusReborn FocusReborn
    22-25, M
    1 Response Apr 13
    Spent some time tonight on the wal-mart of social media...FB...defending my views on trans people and bathrooms. I finally told this dude to pee at home if he was so afraid of...
    meeshmouse meeshmouse
    41-45, F
    1 Response Apr 13
    If you promise someone something, you should always follow through..not ignore it and leave..
    jdw9669 jdw9669
    18-21, F
    5 Responses Apr 12
    I am a beta-male, introverted, nearly friendless, 20 year-old. That entire sentence will be read as a negative. Pity will have seeped into your opinion of me before you even...
    Taynkbot Taynkbot
    18-21, M
    3 Responses Apr 12
    I met someone online - 15 years ago, what I believe to be my soulmate. Yet - we have never met in real life. I kid you not. We met when I was 25, lived in different countries...
    Taffycatz Taffycatz
    36-40, F
    12 Responses Apr 12
    One of the things I must do is travel to a place I've never been every year. The world is so vast. I get excited at the idea that I can never run out of places to travel to in a...
    VioletVivid VioletVivid
    26-30
    1 Response Apr 12
    I miss my MoM sHe DIED when I waS 10.., S9menrinb SHOT her wheN shE was cOming hOme froM WoRK
    jennysapphire jennysapphire
    13-15, F
    2 Responses Apr 11
    Earthlostangel Earthlostangel
    46-50, F
    Apr 11
    Earthlostangel Earthlostangel
    46-50, F
    Apr 11
    Earthlostangel Earthlostangel
    46-50, F
    Apr 11
    I might be an au pair in Ireland soon and I am so excited!!! 19 years living in Germany is enough! I want to see what life is like in more than one country!
    SuperDuperCoolGirl SuperDuperCoolGirl
    18-21, F
    Apr 11
    The scales answered this morning with some cracking noise: 397.3! Im a little surprised how heavy my belly became. Its really a fight to get up out of the bed or lifting the mass...
    psirider psirider
    36-40, M
    1 Response Apr 11
    I am very mature for a teenager and i've very often been titled as philosophical and boring just because i would not think or react like kids my age would, although i also do...
    Annaxx11 Annaxx11
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Apr 11
    I am different than any other woman. I am VERY TOMBOYISH!
    CoffeeTimeNow CoffeeTimeNow
    22-25, F
    5 Responses Apr 11
    I'm holding in all of my emotions. I'm like a ticking time bomb, I can burst in to tears anytime and hurt someone with what I have yet to say.
    silentsimp silentsimp
    16-17, F
    Apr 10
    I personal am not in a wheelchair but my older brother is and it kills me to see how sad he is all he wants is a girl not to look at him as if he is different but to love him and...
    Kpee1997 Kpee1997
    18-21, F
    4 Responses Apr 10
    This article is now considered a ‘classic’ by anti-racist educators. It has been used in workshops and classes throughout the United States and Canada for many years. While...
    Mcinacann Mcinacann
    41-45, F
    Apr 10
    While I love the USA and will return to it, someday I would like to spend six months to a year in France and get a good immersion experience.
    Pfennigforyourthoughts Pfennigforyourthoughts
    46-50, F
    1 Response Apr 10
    I live with a girl who copies everything I do, from what I eat, to what I wear etc.. It's extreme, and just flat out creepy. We were friends when we first started law school for...
    NorwegianBelle NorwegianBelle
    18-21, F
    Apr 10
    On my father's side of the family, almost everyone is overweight. One of my dad's cousin invited my little brother and me over to her house for her son's birthday. While being over...
    Learning2LoveMyself24 Learning2LoveMyself24
    22-25, F
    5 Responses Apr 9
    I finally understand the poems, the songs and the films. That feeling of despair, the suffocation, heart-clenching thing that is a broken heart. I am not one to cry with ease...
    Randomelle Randomelle
    16-17, F
    2 Responses Apr 9
    I believe that opposite attracts. I have bestfriend and were totally opposite. I'm noisy and she's not. I'm lazy and she's not. I love music but she hates it. But I accept her. And...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Apr 9
    yes i dream of moving from this awful town i reside in i hate all the hip hop esque brain dead rap like people who live here i hate rap guys always trying to hit on me i am not...
    themisanthropicalien themisanthropicalien
    22-25, F
    1 Response Apr 9
    Hi, My name's ---- I'm 16 It began when I was 3rd grade. Me and my parents we're eating Dinner and told me after Dinner to talk to them outside. I finished and went outside. I...
    Nobody1415215425 Nobody1415215425
    16-17, M
    Apr 9
    I am all alone in my dorm since I'm studying far from my family. I am waiting for my Mom to text or call me 'cause I told her her that I'll be waiting for her message if either she...
    vulnerablevixen vulnerablevixen
    16-17, F
    Apr 9
    ok so like I have a best friend who is the exact opposite of me I'm fun,wild, I like to be free not so emotional always happy and friendly and say what ever comes to my mind while...
    Casity02 Casity02
    13-15, F
    1 Response Apr 8
    Its now been a year since I've lost the closest person to me. It was my friends adopted sister. Her name is Jessica and she lived to the age 11 before she had taken her life. My...
    gaygamer9376 gaygamer9376
    18-21, M
    2 Responses Apr 8
    You see me like I'm right in front of you. You treat me like who's right in front of you. But that's not me. If any of you could relate, our conversations wouldn't be hollow. If...
    Taynkbot Taynkbot
    18-21, M
    Apr 8
    In 1978, I had a relationship with a married man who was 20 yrs older than me. I was 16 and he was 36. Our relationship was extremely intense and we both fell in love with each...
    Fcab Fcab
    51-55, F
    Apr 8
    It is the bank does not really lend you any more money for your company, unless of course obviously clearly you're to provide your home as security, which inserts within the whole...
    vagarland65 vagarland65
    36-40, M
    Apr 8
    I love you, it is because of you I have done the things I do..... To be different is to be special, because people that are different have this beauty inside them that only some...
    Bobbyjeanc Bobbyjeanc
    61-65, T
    1 Response Apr 8
    Hi everyone I wrote this post in 2014 and have included further information below about the development since. I’ve tried to summaries as best I could. I was diagnosed in June 2...
    mark01981 mark01981
    31-35
    1 Response Apr 8
    Wow I can't believe that I'm even writing about this they say writing is therapeutic and I always used to write but haven't in 5 years when my life changed forever. I always knew...
    Danielleirisgene Danielleirisgene
    31-35, F
    Apr 7
    In February of 2015 i went on a cruise. It was a 7 day cruise in the beginning of the school year so i had to take school off.Because it was in the begging of the year more than 80...
    bellskoolness bellskoolness
    18-21, F
    Apr 7
    You find that the more self-contained you become along your path/journey the less there is to really think about or even do. I'm not bored. I'm just sort of pensive; contemplative...
    FocusReborn FocusReborn
    22-25, M
    2 Responses Apr 7
    When I say happy. I mean I want to do the stuff that I planned to do after I finished high school. I'm just gonna list a few of them here along with an explanation, if I feel like...
    VincentZweni VincentZweni
    18-21, M
    Apr 7
    French, my mother tongue, and english, that I learned mostly by myself ! I also begun creating a language for the stories I write, called 'Norrois', but I'm far from being able to...
    AlipheeseVayentha AlipheeseVayentha
    18-21, F
    Apr 7
    That moment when you kinda hate everything, cuz you don't fit in the standards of the society. You feel the most ugly, ashamed of yourself. You feel like a failure, and it gets...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Apr 7
    When my best friends see me at school Am Laughing smiling. But when am alone at home i just wanna cry . I harm myself when am super depressed. I have had depression since 7th grade...
    TheInsanePerson TheInsanePerson
    13-15, F
    2 Responses Apr 5
    Some general "blind" world advice. Since were all in totally different situations with totally different backgrounds and experiences and insecurities and fears, it's impossible to...
    LoveExplorer78 LoveExplorer78
    36-40, M
    6 Responses Apr 5
    Donald Trump Just Released His Personal Finances—and, Oh Boy... .Stephen B. Morton/AP Donald Trump, the tycoon now leading the GOP presidential pack, made more money selling...
    Hiddenheart101 Hiddenheart101
    56-60, F
    Apr 5
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