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I Need Space To Be Me

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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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    *relief*

    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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    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...
    FunnyandNerdy FunnyandNerdy 16-17, F Jul 1

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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 4 days ago

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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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    I want someone that'll text me constantly, just because they can. I want someone to take care of me, be affectionate, and spend long nights with me. I want to have a girl that'll...
    futureboy64 futureboy64 16-17, M 2 hrs 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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    I just feel like I need everything to just ******* stop I just want to be alone and have the friends I don't have. Have friends that are actually girls I'm sick and tired of guys...
    karianne5683 karianne5683 16-17, F Jul 15

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    Truly Imhereforyou18 is here for u. If I'm messaged I will be a great friend to u n try to get to know u better as the person u r. I will message u for as long as u need or want me...
    imhereforyou18 imhereforyou18 18-21, M 5 hrs ago

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    I really wish I could just be happy for you but I can't. When we where together I thought we where going to get married, have kids, have a life together because that's what you...
    misspaperwait misspaperwait 22-25, F 4 hrs ago

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    I need more than a hug I need a female friend to hold me. To tell me its ok to cry to let it out. To comfort me while i cry. To tell me its not my fault.
    BDSMFan1 BDSMFan1 22-25, M 2 Responses 2 hrs ago

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    Gm I need you i miss you gf I need you i miss you gf
    xhmkq8 xhmkq8 13-15, M 1 Response 1 hr ago

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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 1 day 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...
    7lee7 7lee7 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 9

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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 2 Responses 6 days ago

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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 19 hrs ago

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    I wanna walk to the edge of the earth, and scream, your name... I can still feel your breath all over me, feelin' me, I could f#ck with you for eternity, infinity. ;** I could be...
    LaPrincesaCx LaPrincesaCx 16-17, F 2 Responses 5 hrs ago

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    I need someone to talk to right now
    Alex1272 Alex1272 13-15, F 3 Responses 5 hrs ago

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    Hi. So I wanna know how to get closure, me and this guy were really close at the end of last year and then we sorta stopped talking and hanging out this year. I reallllly miss...
    merley99 merley99 13-15, F 3 hrs ago

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    Today is the third day we dont talk..for no specific reason..its just like silence is the only way to protect our relationship, i dont know if its my fault but i think we should...
    jessyy17 jessyy17 16-17, F 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    Anyone around for a chat, just need some advice
    confusedhalp1995 confusedhalp1995 18-21, M 2 Responses 1 hr ago

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    Jailbait That look she can give With a glisten in her gaze And a smirk that rises questions Making her dimples glisten and raise The silky matt texture of her skin Intercostal...
    darkreality68 darkreality68 41-45, M Jun 26

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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...
    RantingCuriosity RantingCuriosity 18-21 5 days ago

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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 5 days ago

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    i'm writing this story for people to read and learn about something that so many ask about and rather then repeatedly writing about the same thing I'm going to put it all here I'm...
    tom67890 tom67890 46-50, M 2 Responses Jul 12

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    Ok, I need to vent here, before I can create… I have been in need of a good therapist for so very long. I don’t know if I’ve ever had a really good one. I keep finding people...
    dragonflEYEfly dragonflEYEfly 36-40, F 1 Response Jul 14

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    I'm fine. But confused. I think I can graduate this year. I need to do things in my life, I need money, I need to skate, I need to love and I need to travel. I'm scared, but I'm...
    CrookedMat CrookedMat 26-30, M 4 Responses Jun 29

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    These are some of the reasons why I feel the need to die. Abuse. Bullying. Intrusions. Hatred. Scorn. Rejection. Other people focused on my life exclusively and somehow them...
    deepscar deepscar 46-50, F 14 Responses Jul 1

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    I suppose I have spent so much time in the past four years trying to unravel the constant web that my mum surround me with, that I have become a narcissist myself. I guess that...
    createababe createababe 31-35 Jul 9

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    Is it a phase? Part of my age? No. It's not. There's something wrong with me. I'm mentally so ****** up. I need help. I keep telling everyone I need help but they don't listen or...
    juliaek1 juliaek1 13-15, F 2 Responses Jul 10

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    First, I want to introduce myself, I am Cyril, 22 years old living in the Philippines. I work online as a freelance writer where I earn money just enough to pay monthly bills and...
    CyrilOh CyrilOh 18-21 Jul 15

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    Is college not going as planned? Are you being held accountable for your actions? Do you spend more time partying then studying Do you procrastinate? Are you having trouble...
    mentorthem mentorthem 26-30 Jun 29

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    We live with or around humans and hardly ever with our own kind and we need to make a place for just therians any kind, we need to live with and around our own kind we need to be...
    MrStein MrStein 18-21, M 1 Response Jun 29

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    Just some of my thoughts on the gun debate. It's probably gonna be rambling and jump around, but oh well. 1) What I don't buy into; Guns are for self-defense! How are we supposed...
    PinkMellow PinkMellow 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 1

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