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I Need Space To Be Me

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    I do not need to be told what to do or who to be. I do not need to learn the art of pretense. I do not need to laugh when I want to cry just because it makes me look stronger! No more will lock myself in a closet only to be pulled out when needed! No more keeping my mouth shut...
    Regretful911 Regretful911 18-21, F Mar 15, 2012

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    I said: Im too stressed out.I think Ill go camping this week end!She said: "Good idea!I said: Thanks Im glad You think so!She said:I cant wait to try it!I said: Oh.
    The1960texan The1960texan 51-55, M Oct 10, 2012

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    Sometimes space is needed for your own comfort. I need my own space where no one is around to hear or see me when I want to sing or dance to my songs. ;) Not only that, I feel...
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    I met a guy through a legit dating service and we hit it off really well. I didn't think anything of it. Then we started emailing and that turned into phone calls and texting, on a...
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    I know people have busy lives so I believe in giving people space when they need it, on and off line. I don't believe in suffocating a friend or friendship. One doesn't need to...
    johnny048 johnny048 46-50, M 4 Responses Jul 20

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    I don't want to become a clingy or overbearing girlfriend or anything and I know he needs his space. I'm freaking out right now!! I can't help but freak out, he just stopped...
    thanamesnyaa thanamesnyaa 13-15, F 1 Response Jun 30

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    Just wish I could have a little bit of space on this GOD's cold piece of wold! So that I can at least be able to live the life that I see with my own eyes! But still living a dream...
    SM1BLE SM1BLE 26-30, M Jul 15

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    If it were ever in the cards for me to get married, I would book outer space for the venue :) Nothing like an 'out of this world ' kind of wedding ! It would be me and my love...
    AquariusLife AquariusLife 26-30, F 2 Responses Jul 6

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    Completed every dead space, love them all and It amazes me how they still keep the game scary or scary enough that it still makes you just love it.. Playing some Dead space 3 and...
    MisssValentine MisssValentine 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    I can't deal with these ppl anymore. I love them dearly but no. Sometimes I feel like I can't breathe just because there's always someone asking me a million questions, barging in...
    redpill2013 redpill2013 26-30 Jun 28

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    I really need help guys, so any advice that you can give would be great ! I have just gotten my own house and have spent all of this week renovating so that i can advertise for a...
    Entity21 Entity21 16-17, F Jul 4

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    I came to earth to study the human forms on earth. ..as my space craft entered earth atmosphere. ..i started looking somewhere I might be able to study more than one human at a...
    SimplyK SimplyK 51-55, M 3 Responses Jul 7

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    I space out a lot. Actually "a lot" would be an understatement. The way I space out is most likely linked to my epilepsy & how I have frequent absence "seizures". People get the...
    KMargatroid KMargatroid 16-17, F Jul 7

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    Alright everyone, I REALLY need your help with something. Please tell me if I am wrong for this upsetting me. We have had a roommate who has a pitbull, she is the sweetest puppy...
    Alexz72 Alexz72 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 1

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    This is long, sorry! If you make it even half way please comment! Feeling a little confused. Going on three years with my fiancé and now I'm starting to have second thoughts...
    janethinks janethinks 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 14

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    I’ve never had a mom. I am 24 and I have friends and a life but I have struggled my whole life with this emptiness inside of me. I have suffered for so many years because I haven...
    samacoco samacoco 22-25, F Jul 15

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    I wasted 3 hours to see you, and we never even met! I haven't seen you in 7 months. This was suppose to be a very special moment. You were upset they delayed your flight by hours...
    PixieStixs PixieStixs 18-21, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    I'm going to try to be off EP for the next week or so if I can. I just really need to take a break an get some space from things.
    AlliHastings AlliHastings 22-25 Jul 9

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    I'm a very grateful child and I don't take things for granted when it comes to my parents. I moved in with my dad about a year ago since my parents split up and he has a wife and...
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    I will probably be remembered as a lazy *** who hated working and was a free loader. maybe had potential but didn't go to school because of the fear of debt and of a previous track...
    chips24 chips24 18-21, M 3 Responses Jul 19

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    In October of 2012, my ex and I broke up. We dated for four years and we were each other's first love. We usually broke up for about a few days and got back together; it wasn't so...
    trivy trivy 22-25, M 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    Hi i need someone to talk to plz i need fun and happy plz
    xhmkq8 xhmkq8 13-15, M 2 Responses 6 hrs ago

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    For all those people who comment on my questions about spanking. The reason why I ask is because I really do need a spankin I do I am naughty and need a spankin. I haven't felt how...
    Imaweirdonlinebaby Imaweirdonlinebaby 18-21, F 2 Responses 5 hrs ago

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    In my past I've been married, widowed, and being single mom for two children. After two year of being alone I feel sad and get jealous seeing a couple so I love with each other...
    Redrose28 Redrose28 26-30, F 3 Responses 1 hr ago

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    I want to find a woman who would be willing to share her life with me, her thoughts, beliefs, and desires. Someone who could fill in those lonely spaces of my heart, and who I...
    Jomannex Jomannex 18-21, M Jul 8

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    I've changed to a new school this school year. I have a pretty good group of friends now and they're just so nice to me. We always sit together during morning tea and lunch but I...
    katrinaxxoxo katrinaxxoxo 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 9

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    Ok I love my grandparents and I respect the elderly. However I don't not understand why they have to drive these long big cars like Cadillac. Most of them can barely manage...
    sapphire601 sapphire601 31-35, F 3 Responses Jul 10

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    My relationship just keeps going downhill and here I am doing everything I can to make it work yet I'm just not getting the same in return. As you might have known from previous...
    supernovaChic supernovaChic 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 12

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    Currently, I'm at my relative's house. Many of my younger cousins are here, too. 7 kids....no, 7 nightmares. Two of them surpass the rest in awfulness. Those two hellions egg the...
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    Every now and then, when the sun seems unusually wounded, I retreat to the farthest recesses of my self and ponder. Which isn't particularly unusual, but I suppose the subjects in...
    s0undgarden s0undgarden 16-17, M Jul 19

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    Like relationship wise. But nobody cares for me at all. I'm just a waste of everybody's space..
    Imdestroyed Imdestroyed 13-15, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Should I tell my physiologist about my problems. I think I need help
    Frankineedles Frankineedles 13-15, F 14 hrs ago

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    Hello! 18f Needs a friend! Any takers? Pm meee.
    SecretsLieAhead SecretsLieAhead 18-21, F 14 hrs ago

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    I'm sure that I need better ways of coping than intentionally hurting myself on the inside and out rather than cut, burn, bite, scratch, drink, and bruise all of my problems away...
    XxbixtchybellaxX XxbixtchybellaxX 13-15, F 1 Response 14 hrs ago

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    So this is going to be very long but here it goes, I want to know why is my cousin acting like this?????! , he is going to turn 19 and I'm 17. so I'm going to go way back when I...
    meli206 meli206 16-17, F 13 hrs ago

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    Soo I'm having relationship problem with my girlfriend and I need advice from someone. So my girlfriend and I just had a crazy argument about weed last night.my girlfriend likes...
    djchicle djchicle 22-25, M 4 Responses 12 hrs ago

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    I'm 12 but I still need a girl friends benefits
    battleships10 battleships10 13-15, M 12 hrs ago

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    I feel kinda odd about myself, kinda like I lost a part of me that I miss. I feel like I was in a depression that I'm just starting to get out of. I was picked on and attacked in...
    Vampireloveless Vampireloveless 18-21, F 1 Response 12 hrs ago

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    I realy need a job realy bad msg me for my snapchat if you got a job
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    vishar vishar 18-21, M 12 hrs ago

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    its not much, im going to a convention and im wearing a wig there, and i need to style the wig to have cat ears or i can call up my friend to ask her if her sister can make a...
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    I just need someone to talk to.
    pewpew6488 pewpew6488 22-25, M 1 Response 5 hrs ago

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    is818 is818 22-25, F 5 hrs ago

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    I do not wish for some to solve my sadness nor someone to tell me all I am doing wrong. What I need and wish for is someone who will listen, who will feel for me, who will give me...
    NoOneImportantNow NoOneImportantNow 46-50, M 3 hrs ago

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    I am compassionate of everyone I've ever come in contact with. But I'm growing away from the people that used to be my friends. It seems that they have changed and maybe I have...
    Scarlett13 Scarlett13 18-21, F 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    I Fell In Love With A Friend Of Mine That I've Known For A Really Long Time. He Loves Me Back To Ofcourse. We Haven't Gotten In A Relationship For Varies Reasons And We've Put...
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