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I Never Thought I'd Be Where I Am Now

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    Never Thought I'd Get Fired

    I always thought that people who got fired got fired for a reason. A real, solid reason. As in if you get fired you are a crappy worker with a crappy attitude and you deserved it. I mean seriously, who would fire somebody who was doing well for their company? Well guess what...
    KoteRahl KoteRahl 22-25, M Aug 8, 2013

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    All's Well That Ends Well?

    If you told me two years ago that I'd be going to a new school which is an hour drive away, be best friends with the class 'geeks', lose my friends whom I've known for four years, have a crush on someone online, worry about getting bad results, flunk in physics, attempt to slit...
    DarkAngel123 DarkAngel123 18-21, F 4 Responses Jun 13, 2010

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    fungirlmmm fungirlmmm 41-45, F Apr 26, 2010

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    Because Of Where I Started...

    From third grade to fifth grade I been everyone push over.. The one who'd be picked on.. the one who would cheer you up regardless of how you treated me.. Then we moved to sixth grade where I believed you can have one best friend.. The one that is always there for you ( I miss...
    Kzinlove Kzinlove 13-15, F Dec 31, 2011

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    When I Was Younger

    when i was younger i would sit and stare out my window and look at these teenagers with there baby's and siting in class next to people with cuts up there arm never did i think that one day they would be me pushing a baby in a pram buy the time im 13 never did i think i would be...
    shanallia shanallia 13-15, F Mar 24, 2013

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    Not Too Bad

    When I was a kid, lets say I had different dreams for myself. I wanted to become a lawyer, fight for rights, become a lecturer one day. I wanted a family and children. I was so dilligent too. Then I took up smoking, drugs, and lying. I was the Worst liar. I must say that now...
    ThisIsMediocritiesOldAcc ThisIsMediocritiesOldAcc 18-21, F Nov 9, 2012

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    I hate it, I hate where I am now.

    I know I should just try and be positive. I know life isn't always easy but I always had life easy. I know other's have it worse then me but I can't help but feel unsatisfied with life. I went from being a trophy wife and mom to girlfriend/part-time mom. I honestly thought my...
    Angela1989 Angela1989 22-25, F Apr 6

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    Never In A Milion Years

    I never in a million years thought I would end up in Iraq. But never the less I landed their in January 2008. I got through just fine and thought I would never be over here again and lo and behold here I sit in Afghanistan. It is crazy how life works out but it has been good and...
    donjames61 donjames61 31-35, M Jan 6, 2011

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    I Hate It..

    but i should stay posoitive...cause things could always, always be alot worse than they are right now.. still.....i cant help but be unsatisified with the life ive put myself into by rushing into things without considering consequences due to emotional outbursts and lack of self...
    foamborn foamborn 18-21, F 3 Responses May 4, 2010

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    Advice for People in Their Twenties by Johnny Webber 1. Find three hobbies you love: one to make you money, one to keep you in shape, and one to be creative. 2. Getting a degree...
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    Today my really good guy friend told me that guys don't like super skinny girls and they prefer girls who have something to them. He then proceeded to explain that if you hug...
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    My scars are so ugly. I hate them. Guys if any of you are cutting yourself please stop now, cry it out instead of cutting find a stupid little thing to do that will distract you...
    personidk personidk 18-21, F Aug 16

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    I would like to s.ck a nice big thick c.k. I like it up the a... Never had done it !!!
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    Saying ‘I notice you’re a nerd’ is like saying, ‘Hey, I notice that you’d rather be intelligent than be stupid, that you’d rather be thoughtful than be vapid, that you...
    disasterland disasterland 18-21, F 6 days ago

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    But I will get there 👊 :( x
    JaixxNinexx JaixxNinexx 31-35, F 2 Responses Aug 19

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    I don't know where I'm heading, but I'll try my best to keep going, because I want to be "there" so fûcking badly
    TheAverageIdiot TheAverageIdiot 16-17, M Aug 21

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    From my earliest days at primary school in south England I have known that I felt differently about some things to my friends. They had crushes and Miss Someone; I had a crush on...
    bibottomiand bibottomiand 51-55, M 1 Response Aug 21

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    “Altogether, I think we ought to read only books that bite and sting us. If the book we are reading doesn’t shake us awake like a blow to the skull, why bother reading it in...
    disasterland disasterland 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 3

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    I made lists with my GF with what we want to do together... The places we want to visit, the movies we want to watch.
    toastyknight toastyknight 13-15, M Sep 4

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    Can i go back in time and un meet some people cause i sure as hell with no hesitation would if i could im so mad ugh
    personidk personidk 18-21, F Aug 16

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    But i dont have to wait any longer. I found the right guy on CrushYo.com. Join crushyo.com! The only place you can anonymously find out who has a crush on you. crushyo.com
    ddromano ddromano 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    So I have been thinking and I would not mind being happily married one day. Have two kids, a small family:) heck even a stay at home mom although I would like to find the one guy...
    fitgia fitgia 18-21, F Aug 22

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    String of failures. Nothing I can do about it. What's the point in living if all that's in store for me is disappointing the people around me?
    BrokenMelodies BrokenMelodies 22-25, M 3 Responses Aug 22

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    What should I do? :( what did I dooo
    Totalnothing Totalnothing 16-17, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I wish my life were over.... had a restraing order on me because my child's mother lied about me, claiming I would threaten and stalk her. Got into drugs and depression bad because...
    deadmanwalking1233 deadmanwalking1233 26-30, M 2 Responses Aug 21

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    I feel done with life. I have no plans for the future, and no one to live for. I'm ready to go home to Heaven.
    Ellyhi Ellyhi 13-15, F 2 days ago

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    I always hear stories about people in near-death experiences and it was only their sheer will to survive that saved them, but that wouldn't be me. I feel content with my life, I...
    Carmong Carmong 16-17, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    But my mind cant reach what if there.
    Livyn4pals Livyn4pals 46-50, M a week ago

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    Check back when that trend returns. Lmao.
    Livyn4pals Livyn4pals 46-50, M 6 days ago

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    You know the mood ring changed by the temperature right?
    MisterHerbert MisterHerbert 70+, M 6 days ago

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    Looking back on who I was before we met makes me laugh honestly I never imagined me being the way I currently am it's actually quite fascinating thinking of the transformation it...
    inquisitore inquisitore 16-17, M 2 Responses 19 hrs ago

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    This is the part, where I say goodbye for awhile, take care to everyone in my circle, it's been a pleasure these few months, I've enjoyed my time on EP, it was fantastic talking to...
    YellowBrightLight YellowBrightLight 18-21 3 hrs ago

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    My story begins in May of 2014. I had a small circle of friends online with which I hanged out with regularly, like every single day, even if it was to talk about our daily life...
    Gregory1990 Gregory1990 22-25, M 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    My husband and I have been married since July. He doesn't like my ex because whenever we broke up, I'd go back to my ex. And when we got married, I didn't tell my ex. Fast forward...
    Livvy2 Livvy2 18-21, F 1 Response 18 hrs ago

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    Please forgive me if this post is extraordinarily long. I'm well aware that anyone out there shouldn't be asked to sit through this, but I would really appreciate it if someone did...
    jojo2450 jojo2450 18-21, M 3 Responses Sep 4

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    I never thought that someone's surroundings could make someone so depressed, but it's happened to me. Two years ago I had to move to a small town in southern South Carolina...
    etalors etalors 18-21, F Aug 16

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    Well, it's finally happened, realisation has finally hit, took me so long to come to this conclusion and finally realised this is absolutely the only way to go, and the way to go...
    Dylanj11 Dylanj11 36-40, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I’ve always listened to people when they said that it’s okay to be different. That’s why I always kinda tried to embrace it. But no matter where I go, People always seem to...
    Tweeter97 Tweeter97 18-21, F 3 hrs ago

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    But my fiance and I just aren't financially ready. We're not even sure that we'll have a roof over our heads next month... God blessed us with a basement apartment, our own place...
    KittleSub KittleSub 26-30, F a week ago

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    Ok I know I wrote I was going to bed... But I gotta get this out first so I can go to sleep. It's like word vomit. It's nasty, it's uncomfortable, but once it's out, you feel a lot...
    LittleGirlCrissy LittleGirlCrissy 18-21, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    a few years ago I was on a stupid site where I met her. And the actually odd thing about this is that at first I really thought she wouldn't mean this much to me. But every week...
    spash spash 18-21, F Aug 28

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    I've lived by this my whole live (close friends over many acquaintances), but I'm starting to wonder if I'd be happier with many fake friends? I mean, don't they seem happier? I've...
    Tory102 Tory102 18-21, F 2 Responses Sep 3

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    I'd like to say we gave it a try I'd like to blame it all on life Maybe we just weren't right, but that's a lie, that's a lie And we can deny it as much as we want But in time our...
    EpicBrotato EpicBrotato 13-15, M Sep 3

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    Some-days, I feel that I am the loneliest person in the world. Now, that “in the world” feeling may be a bit of hyper-collegiate over-dramatisme, of latent-teenage psychopathy...
    Newydd Newydd 18-21 3 days ago

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    My coworker Tim and I became very close in the past month. When he first started working at my store, the security guard and I had a lot of fun at his expense because we thought he...
    iridescenteyes iridescenteyes 26-30, F 1 Response 3 days ago