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I Should Be Me, Because Everyone Else Is Already Taken

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      "Life is an eternal quest about knowing oneself. It's time to challenge yourself, to rediscover your hidden traits, talents, and tendencies. Several inconvenient questions, which you have swept under the carpet, might resurface if you do not know how to be...
    fungirlmmm fungirlmmm 41-45, F 3 Responses May 19, 2010

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    The following sentence describes my life. I've always been the one to sit there and congratulate everybody else while I mope and just barely get by. I guess my younger age has...
    xNickDavidx xNickDavidx 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 10

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    This is how I live my life. Constantly struggling with my self image and it doesn't help that they only people who have said otherwise are family, whose opinion of you cant matter...
    SophisticatedPsychopath SophisticatedPsychopath 22-25, F 2 Responses Apr 18

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    Everyone is so quick to excuse their poor behavior, tantrums, point of view, or self worth based on the fact that they have been abused physically, mentally, and/or emotionally...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Apr 23

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    I don't think I'll ever be able to describe exactly how I feel without feeling insane. But I can start I guess. I feel like my energy is just so different than the people around me...
    buffalobilll buffalobilll 18-21, F 3 Responses Apr 7

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    I wish someone would love me <3 I want a passionate boy to cuddle with and tell me that everything is going to be fine
    Axinite Axinite 13-15, F 5 Responses Apr 11

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    I thought i was alone, being the odd one around here. I think differntly, I catalogue my thoughts, like a computer. I like science and math cos it makes sense. The theories and...
    nadiahimran2000 nadiahimran2000 13-15, F a week ago

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    There's a trend running through society to want to lump people together but it fails at the point I'm the same as you, but different. That difference is what makes me Unique to you...
    Joanne0chan Joanne0chan 31-35, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    I am 25 years old man I am currently living in Australia and sharing a room with 23 years old man. We share bed and I am attracted to him for his one touch make me feel awesome I...
    sagacious786 sagacious786 22-25, M 16 Responses 3 days ago

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    Since 2013 I haven't been the most stable person. I'll feel happy and then I'll dive right into feeling sad and depressed. I'll get these intense feelings of self hatred and...
    ISeeTheEnd ISeeTheEnd 22-25, M Apr 18

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    I let people walk on me and act like it doesn't bother me. But it does. It really hurts. I say im fine when im not and I am always making sure everyone else is fine. I just want...
    ialwaysregret ialwaysregret 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 20

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    I really need someone to talk to. I'm 21. I have no friends. No job. I don't go to school. I have nothing. I babysit every day, as I have for a couple years now. Every day it...
    Goob21 Goob21 18-21, F 3 Responses Apr 26

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    Ok so as we know there is a problem in the world today. A problem mostly associated with young and growing up girls. But it affects a wide range of people, to adult women, men and...
    JaySmith9999 JaySmith9999 16-17, M 1 Response Apr 10

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    I always put everyone else's happiness before my own, and I think that's why I'm breaking now, because I let people tease me and make fun of me and push me around my whole life...
    ozziegirl88 ozziegirl88 13-15, F Apr 18

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    This story is basically a response to "I think my PE teacher hates me" so read that first. Anyway, this week, my PE teacher claimed I was disrupting the class by resting my head...
    Jred4ever Jred4ever 13-15, F Apr 19

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    Hello, my name is Dave, I am 62 years old, but I feel like I am 30. I was on here before, but I deleted my account because, I actually fell in love with someone on line that lived...
    davideo1952 davideo1952 61-65, M 1 Response Apr 27

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    My life has never been easy, but honestly no ones is. we all have had struggles and been through so much, that made us who we are today. My father left when I was 3, my mother...
    lisa82688 lisa82688 26-30, F 5 Responses Apr 27

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    I'm a nice person, I had friends I've known for years ask me for money and a while later I bring it up that they owe me money and they go around and say I am antagonizing them...
    4NeonFun 4NeonFun 18-21, F 3 Responses Apr 8

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    And I wouldn't want to be anyone else :) even on the bad days, because everyone gets those :P and you can deal with them better when your you <3 Stay happy and proud of who you...
    23kk23 23kk23 18-21, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    If all you are going to do is tell me that everything that was done to me from the time I was a child is my fault, don't bother talking to me. If all you're going to do is say...
    MidniteWriter42 MidniteWriter42 41-45, M 1 Response Apr 14

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    I believed you... Why did I believe you when everyone else that said so did? "I won't hurt you, I promise." You told me when I told you why I was so hesitant to get into a...
    IDontThinkYouAreListening IDontThinkYouAreListening 18-21, F Apr 26

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    i had a bad childhood. i grew up fast and misbehaved. i started sleeping around when very young. i enjoy sex with anyone. i enjoy drinking and taking drugs. i do what i need too in...
    CheatingTracy CheatingTracy 22-25, F 14 Responses 6 days ago

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    There is this tight ball of pain, rolling around my insides. What it is made of, I can not entirely say. I have become too good at adding weight to that ball, increasing it's...
    SunAgain SunAgain 31-35, F 5 days ago

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    My officemate, his secretary/daughter, and wife are on holiday. That means that there is generally no one in the office other than me (with one exception I already posted about...
    HStoner HStoner 51-55, M 6 Responses Apr 12

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    I get into arguments with my mother frequently they are not all my fault but the way she puts it when she talks to people about us is absurd. She says that I say something rude or...
    GRR2 GRR2 13-15, F 4 Responses Apr 7

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    I understand that what is best for me isn't for you. I sit here thinking I wish my husband could see how destroyed and empty I am and he needs to let me go. On the other foot I...
    myownbox myownbox 26-30, F 2 Responses Apr 8

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    I've always been an outsider. I've never been able to fit in and honestly, it bothers me deeply that I'll probably never get to experience what it's like to be one of the 'normal...
    RHpendragon RHpendragon 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 10

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    We have this spring dance coming up and I told her that I wish someone would ask me to go with them. All of my friends have dates. My brother, my sister, my best friend, and...
    whymustlifegoon whymustlifegoon 13-15, F Apr 12

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    He is the sweetest most kindest friend/brother I could ever ask for. Yes Abs it's you lol. He's helped and supported me when everyone else criticized and judged. He is a genuine...
    orsoliz orsoliz 18-21, F Apr 14

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    1. The clicking of pens, 2. Someones nails scraping against paper, 3. Bad liars, 4. People who act better than everyone else, 5. Whistling, 6. People that ask the same question...
    NikkiBaby1698 NikkiBaby1698 16-17, F Apr 14

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    1,. Societies general disregard for human life. 2. Religious organizations using their religion as an excuse to hurt others. 3. People who only think of themselves. 4. People...
    Alexz72 Alexz72 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 14

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    Don't use me like everyone else, I'm begging you. I don't want to be one of many girls you play around with.
    DiamondNikki12 DiamondNikki12 18-21, F Apr 19

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    1. bullies 2. people that think they r better than everyone else 3. school 4. my parents 5. fake friends 6. guys that think they can have any girl they want 7. people acting like...
    deaddreamergirl deaddreamergirl 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 21

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    This is generally the reason I do not let anyone within arm's distance to me, in regards to who I am on the inside. My facade is made up of walls. No outward projection of who I...
    AScarletDream AScarletDream 22-25, T Apr 8

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    #1 I have split personality disorder so I have two people inside of me and i dont know which one is me so i will just consider them both me . I don't know anything about my second...
    Amacey Amacey 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 21

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    Growing up, everyone knew I was different.. I loved to play with my sister's Barbie doll and I played with the girls back in school. It was so obvious I was different and I got...
    knightw10 knightw10 26-30, M 6 days ago

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    when I feel deeply for other people it feels good I confide in them but that's my downfall because everyone slowly leaves even when they say that they won't and them leaving isn...
    Corneredblades Corneredblades 13-15, M 1 Response Apr 21

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    I do not wish to get dirty. I am here to find friends I can call my own. To find brothers and sisters, nieces and nephews, sons and daughters, mothers and fathers. I did not come...
    AkaiAmbrosine AkaiAmbrosine 16-17, M Apr 23

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    I have been debating this for the last few days... just so confused. do I shut them out or do I hang on for dear life. it's going to get me hurt in the end. I can feel it coming. I...
    mrsskayl mrsskayl 26-30, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    I meet this guy from matrimonial site, he contact me and than started chasing me in a way that lot of phone calls and messages and i started to like the way he was doing all that...
    destinyandlife destinyandlife 26-30, F 4 days ago

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    Recently i keep finding myself disappointed with people. They are so quick to judge... so quick to assume. They like to bend my word and argue over something i never said nor...
    Gelezinis Gelezinis 70+ 14 Responses Apr 6

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