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I Should Be Somewhere Else

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    For the past couple of weeks, every time I drive to work or back, I'm not seeing the world around me. Yeah, I know, that sounds dangerous. It's not that I'm completely lost to where I am but I see everything differently, like I'm seeing it through a filter. I live in Maine...
    KnightBlade KnightBlade 36-40, M Mar 22, 2009

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    Well, pretty much I've been looking for somewhere to share my odd story, so I hope some people can relate in some way. So when I was in middle school the iPhone was all the rage...
    imanoddone imanoddone 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 27

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    My heart is sore. Literally. It's been years since I've felt this way, this alone. Futility. That's been my word for the day. It manages to be a word both handed to me and selected...
    KeagzB KeagzB 22-25, M 1 Response Jun 27

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    I used to be so outgoing and full of energy. Now I just stay at home, worrying about disappointing or upsetting my husband. I have tried to leave so many times but I don't trust...
    squirrelbounce squirrelbounce 36-40, F 3 Responses Jul 9

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    I always wished I could be someone else. I always figured someone else had it easier. Someone else has it better. Someone else has more to offer, more to give, more to live... I...
    Shoutittotheworld23 Shoutittotheworld23 26-30, M 1 Response Jul 13

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    I never meant to start having feelings for you. I already had strong feelings for someone else. I guess they weren't strong enough, huh? You could have told me you were in love...
    DarkwingGoslyn DarkwingGoslyn 31-35 1 Response Jul 10

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    Sometimes, I just feel like everyone else is part of something that I'm not - like I'm the odd one out. For example, with my friends, they're all older than me even though we are...
    Alemae Alemae 13-15, F Jun 27

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    Anyone else from Scotland on here?
    opaque74 opaque74 36-40, M 1 Response Jun 23

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    I am very happy when I see a smile on some ones face after we talk. Being happy is a must whether or not im happy or not I want everyone else to be happy, I put every one ahead...
    lonelyheart1967 lonelyheart1967 46-50, M Jun 26

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    I don't know what to do, can someone please just talk to me. I was with her until two months ago now she is with someone else. I am in pain.
    badgoodguy badgoodguy 18-21, M 2 Responses Jun 29

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    This benefits me and everyone in my world. By cherishing and nurturing myself I make myself more confident and attractive. And know what? I really like myself more. I am not...
    wiseprotector wiseprotector 41-45, M Jul 4

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    Sometimes I wish I was someone else. I'll get an urge to be a completely different person. I really should love me for me, but I really hate me sometimes. My emotions get the...
    UniqueFemale UniqueFemale 22-25, F Jul 5

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    Wtf?? What such irony........why would you think about loving someone else if the person you love is right there?? Honestly it wasn't love that brought you together, that's what's...
    XannaleiseX XannaleiseX 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 7

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    I have been married to the same man for a little over Ten years. With dating and everything we've been together for almost 12. Problem is off and on I've always wondered if he was...
    Gdsgirl Gdsgirl 31-35, F 3 Responses Jul 11

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    I've said this a few times before but I'll say it a couple more. If I saw someone's life in danger I'd easily take the punch, hit, bullet, etc. for them in a heartbeat. I hate...
    XxbixtchybellaxX XxbixtchybellaxX 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 13

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    Wanting to be someone else has become a problem in my life lately. Asking google for advice is what brought me to this site in the first place. Let's get on with the story.. There...
    rhialaverne rhialaverne 16-17, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I'm almost 16 years old, and I've been pretending to be several people for over 5/6 years. I don't do it for fun, I don't do it to hurt others, I don't like that I do it. I've had...
    everydayregret everydayregret 13-15, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Anyone else in there 40's here
    rinso19 rinso19 41-45, M 2 days ago

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    I have been feeling this increasing uneasiness. I don't know whether it's anxiety over nothing, or that I'm feeling more and more hopeless. I'm so tired and more often apathetic...
    danielle1423 danielle1423 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 5

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    Jealousy!! It's taken over my relationship! I feel like I'm in a glass box watching my relationship fall apart and I can't do anything about it!!
    zoefx zoefx 22-25, F Jul 5

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    This guy I have recently stared to talk to is getting so obnoxious. Don't treat me like **** and get all defensive when I call you out on just because I'm a girl does not give you...
    Adisonmontes Adisonmontes 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 7

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    My wife when on a vacation without me and the insecurity is killing me due to lack of trust
    talkinginmyhead talkinginmyhead 26-30, M 1 Response Jul 7

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    Sometimes in the midst of a pleasant situation I'll find myself staring off feeling like I could be more open or more happy but I'm sitting here apathetic feeling like id be more...
    danielle1423 danielle1423 22-25, F Jul 10

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    To those of you that know me this may seem a big radical but I am looking for a long term living arrangement with a woman or a couple. My son who lives with me will be 20 at the...
    OmyTVC15 OmyTVC15 51-55, M 1 Response Jul 12

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    Yep - in a hopeless funk - - but coffee & humor saved the day - - -
    Ironicman Ironicman 56-60, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I once met someone, I fell in love with this someone. We were fighting to be together off and on for about three and a half years. At the end, I told him I was done, that I didn't...
    saatansnipples saatansnipples 22-25, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Well this guy... Is married and has two children with a wife and everything. His kids are 8 and 2 and he says him and his wife have agreed to divorce in two years when his youngest...
    miracle98 miracle98 13-15, F 3 Responses Jun 24

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    i mean some guys like *** or boobs , but for me the part that turns me on the most is the midsection ,i just love it , not too flat and with a little bit abs ,.is perfect...
    inatsehgad inatsehgad 22-25, M Jun 24

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    I feel like a horrible person because of it. I really wasn't planning on talking about this on EP, but the emotions I'm feeling and the fact that I really have no one to talk to...
    jahein137 jahein137 18-21, F Jun 25

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    I am married, seven years next month and have always found it easier to make friends with the opposite sex. I found someone who felt down and we ended up picking each other up. She...
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    Ive been raising my 16 year old cousin for about a year now. His parents parents divorced and he was stuck with his mother. His mother is my aunt. She was so cruel to him I had to...
    edemylove edemylove 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 25

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    hi i m jyo from india searching good friend from any where
    sjaya sjaya 31-35 Jun 26

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    For a while now I've been pretending to be a girl on the internet whenever I play online games or just talking with people and it's come to the point where I feel kinda awkward not...
    Somerandomguy3636 Somerandomguy3636 18-21, M 1 Response Jun 27

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    I pretend to be a guy online, I've done this for about 6 years or so. I hate it a lot and I feel so guilty for lying to everyone but I can't seem to come clean. It's became to be...
    bree16 bree16 16-17, F 1 Response Jun 27

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    I have been with my husband for seven years and married for one. We started dating when I was 17 and it was bliss for the longest time. My husbands step brother has been living...
    kbaby66 kbaby66 22-25, F 3 Responses Jun 28

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    I couldn't find a good thing to tag this under.... Anyways so I've been dating a guy for 3months now and I feel like we are drifting a part or at least he is. We rarely talk I...
    mystorymyway mystorymyway 13-15, F Jun 29

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    i adore God and Jesus because its the lest i can do for the one who created me and gave this life to live to the fullest not forgetting all the wonderful things he has done in my...
    Cubeball Cubeball 16-17, M Jun 29

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    Think of all the people who live or ever lived on our planet since the very beginning of time. None of them is like you! What a miraculous thing is to be you! Nobody has the same...
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    I can't stop crying, I feel so heartbroken right now 😭😭why did he have to bring her up when he knows I like him? Why did he say that he still loves her when he keeps saying...
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    This is not infatuation, I've been infatuated before and this is completely different...I've been married 3 and 1/2 years and I love my husband though we have a rocky marriage...
    galaxyrea galaxyrea 22-25, F 2 Responses Jul 1

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    Every woman should read the book "He's just not that into you"...of course it's not written for married people having affairs, but the basic rule still applies! I've been a fool...
    nolasanchez30 nolasanchez30 31-35, F 1 Response Jul 1

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    Last night I dressed up as a male tramp just to see if I could get away with it . I had been preparing for a week by ripping jeans rubbing mud on them and peeing in them numerous...
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    I am my own worst critic. I believe if we didn't judge ourselves, we wouldn't judge others and God wouldn't have to judge us. Adam and Eve seen they were naked and got embarrassed...
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    There are times I feel I can't do anything right like a try to keep up with what is 'normal' and always fall short sometimes. I don't know if I haven't grown up or I grew up and...
    kmdickerson5 kmdickerson5 26-30, F Jul 2

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    I've been silent this past week on EP because I experienced a bad car crash. I've been forced to take care of my family. But the car crash did teach me that we are not guaranteed...
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