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I Remember Life Before Ep

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    I Remember - I remember life before EP, I was lost. I had no place to write and grow. I couldn't meet many friends I could relate to. Aside from the virtual world Second Life, I...
    Goslyn Goslyn 31-35, T Jul 29, 2013

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    What's The Difference? - Ah, yes, my life before EP. Before I discovered EP, I was always on Myspace (back when it was still hot) doing the same things I do on EP. I didn't have a...
    Ichilicious Ichilicious 22-25, M Nov 23, 2011

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    Oh My... - My life before EP was dull, and wasn't very filled with fun. I never used to talk much before EP, and even though I had a lot of friends, I didn't feel complete. I would...
    Strikerfreeze Strikerfreeze 18-21, M 1 Response May 9, 2011

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    How Can I Forget - When I recall my life before EP I realize that I was on the verge of a total breakdown. I was getting screwed from all directions. Whether it was relationships...
    Tien101 Tien101 18-21 2 Responses Feb 24, 2012

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    It Was Not Long Ago - Yet, it feels like another life time, I know I might lose EP any second, yet I can't imagine my life without it.
    LordVoldemort LordVoldemort 36-40, F 16 Responses Dec 13, 2009

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    How I Dreamed My Way Here. - Before ep I had never surfed the web. I hadn't even been on the internet before. I didn't know how it even worked! When John got sick I got dial up to...
    theredlady theredlady 41-45, F 2 Responses Dec 13, 2009

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    Disconnected - Before I found out about ep, I felt somewhat disconnected; I live in a city that's boring, so there's nothing a lot to do except going to park, petting zoo, and...
    LittleLena LittleLena 36-40, F 6 Responses Dec 13, 2009

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    Life With Ep - My situation is similar to another member on this site. I had never used the internet or even a computer.  I had managed sufficiently with pen and paper. A...
    jophene jophene 36-40, F 1 Response Dec 20, 2009

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    Yup... I remember life before the internet. I was already 26 years old before we first got connected in 1998. Before that it was just the BBS service online. In many ways, the...
    Cristofori Cristofori 41-45, M 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    There's so many things I did before the internet, that I don't do now. I remember writing letters to my pen-pals, listening to music on records, 8 tracks, then later the cassette...
    hellcat88 hellcat88 41-45, F 1 Response Apr 6

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    I am here to tell you about me, my vision and my reality. I'm looking for three women and two men to join me in leaving society. Leaving it all behind and building a community of...
    leaving6622 leaving6622 36-40, M 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    I may be young but I DO remember the times before internet. I hardly used the computer and my entertainment came from TV/Video games. OR riding bikes XD Being poor in the 90s...
    Ruru88 Ruru88 18-21, F Mar 24

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    things were better off before the internet. I think that the world was not meant to be so connected. I admit I do enjoy the internet a lot but things were better before it. also...
    Returnoflordtyrant Returnoflordtyrant 26-30, M 1 Response Mar 28

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    Hours in front of huge volumes of encyclopedia britannica EVERY book report or project. I do reminisce about the simple times before hand in my younger years but.. I'm so happy...
    nicohan nicohan 22-25, M 1 Response Apr 5

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    In the time before Google! how did we have to look up information? You had encyclopedias at home or you had to go to the local library. Imagine if the kids today had to do that...
    meme111111 meme111111 36-40, M 1 Response Apr 5

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    I actually went out and did things with people :o i can't even imagine those days, now i just do things with people on my phone...
    anovasiangel anovasiangel 13-15, F 5 days ago

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    My real Dad was cut out from my life before I was in kindergarten and I only have 1 vague memory of him and I don't even know if it is a real memory or not but I remember being in...
    Firechiic Firechiic 16-17, F a week ago

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      I occasionally come across a group of people who feel adamant about me writing a autobiography. Every time somebody says this to me, I find myself swollen with pride from...
    CaraLina CaraLina 18-21 5 hrs ago

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    Seeing that precious little face run towards me when I get home from school just makes my heart melt. I took him on a walk, then I told him that he needed to pick sissy some...
    16countrygirl 16countrygirl 16-17, F 1 hr ago

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    I absolutely hate it. I'm never good enough. I'm always the "bad friend", the fat one in gym class. I have like ONE person in my life that I can actually call my friend. I have cut...
    ashley359 ashley359 13-15, F 1 Response 8 hrs ago

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    “Some women choose to follow men and some women choose to follow their dreams. If you’re wondering which way to go, remember that your career will never wake up and tell you...
    april1814 april1814 22-25, F 2 Responses 12 hrs ago

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    It is something like this... I go to sleep and i wake up in a different body, in a different country, speaking a different language... I am another person, but i remember...
    RussianSoul RussianSoul 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 24

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    So I'm just going to go on a little rant here (it's a bit long)...there are just some things I need to get out and I don't really have anyone to talk to that would understand..any...
    ashh7 ashh7 18-21, F Mar 23

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    I think I met my husband from a past life. I have always felt that I was somehow able to tell when meeting someone from a past life. I just instantly connect with them...
    marblelapis marblelapis 22-25, F Apr 2

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    For a brief second I knew a boy named Alejandro.Have you ever had someone in your life and all of a sudden, in a second they are gone from your life?Age 16 on the eve of junior...
    wingeyes wingeyes 31-35, F 6 Responses 1 day ago

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    My first experience was when I was five. Not only did I believe, and still do that I was born in Egypt but, I had the most incredible dream one day when put down for a nap. Some...
    Rets54 Rets54 56-60 2 Responses Mar 30

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    It's 2.07am. So forgive me if this is a bit incoherent. I did an internet search on 'i hate my life' (without quotation marks of course), and was pleased (in a masochistic sort of...
    TheEndIsNotNigh TheEndIsNotNigh 31-35, F Apr 3

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    I know we've heard this one a lot but here I go. Ever since I graduated from high school I had been told by everyone around me to do things which everyone is doing , get a decent...
    Norajean1109 Norajean1109 18-21, F 1 Response 11 hrs ago

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    I was born and raised as a Roman Catholic and I still am but I learned to be more open minded at an early age. I felt so lonely and I knew I wasn't from here because I knew my...
    lapluma808 lapluma808 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 3

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    I have used a password which I don't remember and a fake email id just in hurry to read some similar experiences. Sadly I couldn't find anything consolatory. So I decided to write...
    sysadmin1234 sysadmin1234 22-25, M Mar 18

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    Three months ago I almost killed myself. Life became too much for me to handle. I took 20 Doxepin (a sleep/anxiety pill) and pleaded that God finally take me home and apologized to...
    Somejoygirl Somejoygirl 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 28

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    I found this in the wash having forgot that I put it in there. My adoptive mother made it for me right before I left, when she was so sure that I'd come back from the English. She...
    Retronatrix Retronatrix 31-35, F 2 Responses Apr 1

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    I will remember how you caught my eye You admired me Just when I thought no one was looking I will remember how you chased me Making me feel like a giddy school girl A feeling...
    musicilove musicilove 36-40, F 1 Response Apr 3

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    Ever since I was a child I felt that I was different from other kids including my classmates and friends. I was born in the Philippines but I never truly felt at home. I was more...
    lapluma808 lapluma808 26-30, F Mar 30

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    Ever since I was a child I felt that I was different from other kids including my classmates and friends. I was born in the Philippines but I never truly felt at home. I was more...
    lapluma808 lapluma808 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 30

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    It happened just 5 days before my 24th birthday, and yes I know that it's kind of pathetic that it took me nearly 24 years to get my first kiss, so save your comments. Anyways, it...
    Hatebreeder59 Hatebreeder59 22-25, M 3 Responses Mar 31

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    It sucks when you're ignored by the person whose attention is the only thing you want in the world. Ever since this girl first walked into our school, I couldn’t take my eyes...
    elugo123456789 elugo123456789 18-21, M Apr 2

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    It sucks when you're ignored by the person whose attention is the only thing you want in the world. Ever since this girl first walked into our school, I couldn’t take my eyes...
    elugo123456789 elugo123456789 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 2

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    If you would have told me my life would be what it is today as a kid I probably would hate that guy just because... Some days I wake up and ask myself is this real? Is this...
    DiorRage DiorRage 22-25, M 2 Responses Mar 20

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    I've been almost constantly taking a substance of some sort since I was approximately 16 years old. I have not stayed sober for longer than a few days except when I was having a...
    thisiseph thisiseph 22-25, F Mar 25

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    okay my first kiss was really heated i remember everything that happened it was on my guy friends birthday so it was 3:30 Pm it was the day before his birthday were at school then...
    Lovehewitt Lovehewitt 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 30

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    I believe in my heart that I was destined to become a drug-addicted alcoholic. It isn't necessary that I recognize whether I was genetically predisposed or biologically vulnerable...
    HighWireGirl HighWireGirl 46-50, F Apr 9

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    3.17.14, They say not to waste your first kiss and to save it for someone special or that means a whole lot to me. He meant the world to me at one point and now this all seems like...
    Ayroke Ayroke 13-15 3 days ago

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    Letting myself bask in the warm glow of memories of my experiences with my boyfriend, I started reading other people's "I Want to Marry My Boyfriend" posts. And I suddenly...
    bamboomonster bamboomonster 22-25 15 hrs ago

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    Recently I talked to a suicidal girl who needed help. She told me all that was wrong with her life and I told her all that was wrong with mine. She had plans, she knew what she...
    girl3255 girl3255 16-17, F 2 Responses Mar 24

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    You know, it's really unfortunate. Last year around this time I got my hands on psychedelics for the first time. It began with shrooms, and I instantly became addicted to the cool...
    xxtheecalamity xxtheecalamity 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 2

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    Ever since this girl first walked into our school for the first time, I couldn't take my eyes off her, and I know I probably wasn't the only one gazing at her beauty. Through my...
    elugo123456789 elugo123456789 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 3

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    Ever since this girl first walked into our school for the first time, I couldn't take my eyes off her, and I know I probably wasn't the only one gazing at her beauty. Through my...
    elugo123456789 elugo123456789 18-21, M Apr 4

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    Ever since this girl first walked into our school for the first time, I couldn't take my eyes off her, and I know I probably wasn't the only one gazing at her beauty. Through my...
    elugo123456789 elugo123456789 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 4

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    Ever since this girl first walked into our school for the first time, I couldn't take my eyes off her, and I know I probably wasn't the only one gazing at her beauty. Through my...
    elugo123456789 elugo123456789 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 5

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    Ever since this girl first walked into our school for the first time, I couldn't take my eyes off her, and I know I probably wasn't the only one gazing at her beauty. Through my...
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