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I Need to Talk to a Stranger

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    Head Caving In

    I really need to talk to a stranger about what is going on with me. For the last year I have been falling more and more in love with a work colleague. It is starting to consume my every day. We work together and it is in the public sphere and therefore very difficult for me to...
    cantseethewood cantseethewood 36-40 1 Response Jun 20, 2011

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    Why Am I Alive

    everyday i wonder why am i alive living this life i dont deserve it im just worthless . Im 16 years old & Ive been bullied ever since i was little .. honestly people dont think i have depression problems because they always see me walk around al happy & smiley . but deep down...
    Locax3 Locax3 16-17, F 3 Responses Jul 5, 2012

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     i need to talk ,becauce the people and family around me will talk about it and i just need someone to listen and it will go no further,its nothing serious its just about the past mother and father my home town where i was born, my reminisces,
    burntisland burntisland 56-60 2 Responses Dec 7, 2008

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    Life Is A Mess

    Well, pretty much since I was born I didn't have much luck. Since my dad wanted to have a boy and I am a girl he rejected me and hit me, excepting me to act like an adult when I was about 3 or 4. My mom had two jobs and while she was working, my dad used to lock me in my room...
    Maysimmons92 Maysimmons92 18-21 3 Responses Dec 27, 2012

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    ???

    i need someone to talk too.... lately iv been feeling the loneliest even when im with a crowd! i have a wonderful family, great education and yet i keep searching for somethin.... i feel guilty for wasting such a gifted life, but frankly i dont feel i belong here .... need...
    koffeeblack koffeeblack 22-25, F 4 Responses Oct 13, 2012

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    Why Am I Crying?

    Don't know what to do anymore. Used to be ok with life in general. Now thick gloomy fog is encroaching my life. Dad and Mom are yelling at eachother, he told her that she isn't worth sh** and that she is f***ing ugly, he told her so many things. He an alcoholic with serious...
    StrangerKid StrangerKid 13-15 2 Responses Apr 14, 2012

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    I'm Always Crying I Need To Talk To Someone

    For the past two weeks I have been far away from God, even though I want to pray but it is difficult because I don't know what to pray about first.Everything in my life is a mess.My face is like a crocodile skin, I'm unemployed,just realised that I'm pregnant and I would love to...
    dovve dovve 31-35 Nov 7, 2013

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    Lonely

    i need to talk to someone who doesnt know me, or my life story, someone i can tell what the problem is and get their honest opinion without them being worried about hurting my feelings or me being worried about hurting theirs.  i just feel like when someone knows you they...
    zeeham zeeham 19-21, F 3 Responses Mar 17, 2008

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    Life Paths

    I need to talk to a Stranger. I need advice, someone who can help me fully decide what to do in the situation i'm in. I need a stranger who is willing to hear the details first, and then the situation. People here don't want to tell me what they feel about it, they don't want to...
    inconditusLeo inconditusLeo 18-21, M 3 Responses Apr 18, 2009

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    A Stranger.

    If you were to talk to  someone you already know, who already knows you, you kind of skim over things quickly. But talking to a stranger you talk in depth about whatever. It makes you think more, I think I need my own personal stranger :P  
    Katie9300 Katie9300 16-17, F May 3, 2009

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    Need To Talk To A Stranger

    Hey, I'm going through a really hard time at the moment, and feel like I can't talk to any of my friends truthfully about whats happened to me, in fear of people finding out things I don't want others to know. I guess I can't really trust anyone to keep quiet about things, my...
    LMORAGN29 LMORAGN29 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 3, 2010

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    You must be from a really big city then, you wouldn't be able to handle it where I am.
    pardax pardax 13-15, M Jun 29

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    I just started going through my tumblr and describing the pictures - out loud - as if there were actually people there and they just couldn't see the pictures. What's scary is how...
    StokesQuirky StokesQuirky 18-21, F 6 hrs ago

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    I just cannot and will not turn anyone away who is in need. I have often times even stayed up all night talking to complete strangers because they are in pain, but the truth is I...
    gardengirl17 gardengirl17 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 12

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    It's very easy to say "busy" when someone needs you. . but it's very painful to hear "busy" when you need someone.
    ImJustANobody ImJustANobody 26-30, M 6 hrs ago

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    my story is weird I know, but I really need help and advice cause no one that knows this story really gets what I'm going through...I hope you guys will :) I've been single for...
    Storyteller1234567 Storyteller1234567 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 2

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    Before cell phones it was common to stand rather close to a stranger while talking on a pay phone. This particular evening the woman next to me was obviously having A very...
    julyjax julyjax 56-60, M Jul 10

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    Is anyone awake? I could seriously use someone to talk to
    amtired amtired 22-25 2 Responses 6 hrs ago

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    Anyone 13-15 I'm bored and just wanna talk about anything idk
    awsomedude13 awsomedude13 13-15, M 5 hrs ago

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    I may be facing a divorce. 10 years mostly happy, but stress over money may tear us apart, the kicker is that he spoke to our 9 yo daughter about it before talking to me! I had to...
    1964jenn 1964jenn 31-35, F 6 Responses 3 hrs ago

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    If your familiar with sex talk inbox me please, i have a few questions.
    SaraBenSon SaraBenSon 18-21, F 2 Responses 2 hrs ago

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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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    Yeah I kinda like talking to strangers it's cool.. But some strangers are Pervs so I rather just keep it moving and say nothing.. But I often do talk to strangers =]
    BabyCakex BabyCakex 18-21, F Jul 5

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    I'm extremely angry at the moment. I wish for normalcy. I wish to have some support and someone I can talk to. My relationship with my parents is atrocious. I don't see how they're...
    fairytalesandspiderwebs fairytalesandspiderwebs 18-21, F Jul 9

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    Sometimes I just feel like there is this gaping hole that my mother cannot fill. I have four younger sisters, including a baby, and my mom just doesn't have time for me anymore...
    aislinn33 aislinn33 18-21, F 8 hrs ago

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    This girl said I was stupid for talking to strangers and making friends on here. 😂😆 I just said its funner talking to them than u. ✌😉
    LifeRebel LifeRebel 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 7

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    Are things really that bad in these youngsters home life that they would rather talk to a stranger on this site about their problems rather than a stranger in their town...
    jason230868 jason230868 41-45, M Jul 9

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    I dont know how to start,, um when i was a child i had no worries and i was so happy with my family,,my cousins used to love me and we used to stay all day together.. We were best...
    jessyy17 jessyy17 16-17, F 7 Responses 18 hrs ago

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    I love have long random talks to strangers. If I'm standing in line and you get behind me, 99% of the time I'm going to start a conversation with you. Some people think I weird...
    Jrwill8701 Jrwill8701 26-30, M 1 Response Jun 30

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    My job requires me to talk to strangers so it's all good XP
    4ngel314 4ngel314 16-17, M Jul 7

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    I like talking to strangers but trusting them is another story
    Ryenowa Ryenowa 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 7

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    Hi People. I am here if you need to talk about life issues or just need someone to vent to. I find it healthy to let out sometimes, what better way to do it than to a stranger you...
    Atromitos Atromitos 31-35 16 hrs ago

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    I am kinda socially awkward, so for me its kinda difficult having long conversations with strangers. So i mostly keep my mouth shut, because i might embarrass myself or others...
    Irwenzo Irwenzo 22-25, M 3 Responses Jul 7

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    All I keep thinking lately is "There has got to be a better way". I'm tired of having to be perfect. I can't screw up, not even a little bit, without feeling like the entire world...
    Steinbaum Steinbaum 26-30, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I wore a very short black miniskirt with a thong, a tight black top, and flip flops to a party. There, I talked with my friends when I felt a hand touch my inner thighs from behind...
    LilyOrlovsky LilyOrlovsky 13-15, F 11 Responses Jul 4

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    So I knew this girl since we were about 5 and all through primary school so that's like another 8 years .everyone liked her and she was my best friend ,people started calling us...
    Life8227 Life8227 16-17, F 1 day ago

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    I don't always ask for for help but when I do I ask a stranger for a hug, hug a stranger a day you may just save a life I just really like hugs that's why I want one at the moment...
    poeticnightmare poeticnightmare 18-21, M Jun 26

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    I always talk to people I don't know. I can go to walmart and talk to someone I've never met like I've known them for years. At school I'll stop in the hallway and talk to someone...
    chume chume 13-15, F Jul 7

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    I don't know if it's just me, but honestly lately I've had so much on my head and now with this generation you can't tell a gone anything bc they'll just twist everything. Well...
    skyblue914 skyblue914 16-17, F 4 Responses 6 days ago

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    I've always loved to smile at strangers hoping that it could make them happy. I hate seeing sad and stressed out people so I used to smile and wave at them in tell they would smile...
    mymindsalivingnightmare mymindsalivingnightmare 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 7

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    Talking to people from different states is the best
    abercrombie99 abercrombie99 13-15, M Jul 7

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    I've always smiled at strangers. I don't even know why; I'm definitely not the most outgoing person. The last time I smiled at a stranger it was an old man and he smiled back...
    youthberry youthberry 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 8

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    So far I've talked to 2 people from Missouri, a person from Georgia, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Michigan, and ohio. Best phone conversations of my life. Only 42 more states to go
    abercrombie99 abercrombie99 13-15, M Jul 10

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    I always smile at people who look at me or I make eye contact with because that smile could give them hope and a reason to live when I was battling with thoughts if suicide a while...
    LoganAdele LoganAdele 13-15, F 3 Responses Jul 13

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    Summer holidays 2014 I went on holidays with my family like the usual every year but this year was different 👌 we were staying in a hotel in Morocco 🙏 it was an amazing trip...
    tania577806 tania577806 16-17, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    If I'm going to be honest, I give my love away too easily. I look at random strangers and send my love to them, because I want them to know that I care about what they're going...
    eloquentshadow eloquentshadow 13-15, F 2 Responses Jun 25

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    Shshshshshshyyyyyyyytttttttttt Realy x 1470000000 Strangers get mad at my hope. Pals cant travel here. New pals here aint sure of me yet. New enemies increase the need...
    converted converted 46-50, M 1 Response Jul 2

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    I love sexy talk but i necer know what to say, and when i do sayy something i feel like it didnt turn him on .. Ive said stuff like (i wanna suck you ...lick you ... Wanna move my...
    SaraBenSon SaraBenSon 18-21, F 2 Responses 3 hrs ago

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