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I Should Have Known Better

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    I Missed Them ...

    I missed the warning signs and i should have known better than to let you in and trust you. I should have known you would change ... all the early warning signs were there i just chose not to see them i suppose. It was one rule for me and another rule for you. I hated that...
    deadinsideout deadinsideout 26-30, F 2 Responses Sep 9, 2013

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    What to Do With Her

                                     I love my Mom so much but, shes soooooooooo negative . I am trying to have a great...
    flourlady111 flourlady111 46-50, F 2 Responses May 13, 2009

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    Really? Okay, Thanks.

    Ooooh, Christmas morning! Waking up, running to your tree, opening presents, parents taking ppictures, hugs going around, wonderful isnt it? Now, before I start, unless you hear my reason as to why, your going to think I am the biggest brat out there, but if you keep reading, you...
    Thelittleblogger Thelittleblogger 13-15, F 1 Response Dec 25, 2012

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    OH My Goodness!!!!

    The woman who I helped get away from her abusive, controlling husband, that I THOUGHT was scheming to go back to him called me at 330am to ask me to come get a dresser out of her house.  She's giving me EVERYTHING I want minus the TV.  Her house is almost empty and I...
    Comprehensive2 Comprehensive2 31-35 1 Response Jul 17, 2008

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    I opened up, talked about my life like it was a

    book for you to read. I trusted you and cared about you and now within a matter of days I no longer even exist to you. Today when you walked by me as if you didn't even know me I thought... this must be what it's like to be dead.
    GreenEyedFox GreenEyedFox 22-25, F Apr 11

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    How Did I End Up Here?

    I grew up in Florida and moved to North Carolina when I was 23. I met someone and got married when I was 26. We were married for 8 years and then had a son and two years later, we had another son.  I was content with my life. My husband was good to me, I had a great job where...
    pamelakay71 pamelakay71 36-40 May 2, 2011

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    Thank to have eaten the tuna salad at lunch.

    I am soooo paying for it now... Bring on the Imodium and tequila....
    tigerbaby2223 tigerbaby2223 51-55, M 3 Responses May 13

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    Family.

    Family first. Family is the single most influential thing in your life. They mean everything to you. Did I bother to get to know them?? I'm an idiot.
    farmallcub51 farmallcub51 26-30, M Nov 11, 2013

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    I should've known that you'd use me.

    Your such a *****! I was just your play toy and that's it, you said you "love" me we'll guess what...that's complete sh*t!!! I'm done with you and your BS go find yourself another girl to pleasure you that you can use because I'm not her and you can't hurt me anymore! Go f...
    XxBellabixtch49xX XxBellabixtch49xX 13-15, F Apr 11

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    Shareing With Others Is a No No!

    Too many times I have thought that I could share intimate moments and feelings with others only to find that they were just being friendly to get the dirt on me.
    deleted deleted 26-30 5 Responses May 11, 2008

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    i reach out. i start to open up, and a door is slammed in my face.... stupid little girl.
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Nov 1, 2010

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    Christmas.........very Disappointing In the End.

    My Christmas day was great spending time with my sister , her partner and kids, and my parents.  The one thing I was looking forward to the most was talking to this guy which to cut a long story short , didnt happen.  Comes down to why I joined this group "I...
    NewDay NewDay 31-35, F 4 Responses Dec 25, 2008

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    Related Experiences

    Thats a main point.... As soon as I open up to people they treat me like crap and don't want to talk to me. Thats why I keep quiet.
    sisi19 sisi19 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 5

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    to warn you-- this is very long. Hi! I am new to this site and I have been looking for a place to vent for quite some time now. I want to share my story of how I became bulimic...
    southernpearl southernpearl 22-25, F 2 Responses Aug 5

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    EP users and their character attacks.... I'm not a pompous *******, although that would be the reaction that I would expect from someone with BPD, as that is how most of us assess...
    Ajushi Ajushi 31-35, M 2 Responses Aug 8

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    I feel lost. I'm done with everything and even trying now. My family calls me weak because of this disorder, they think I'm not trying hard enough. A friend found out and is now...
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses Aug 9

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    I think that doing this to myself was a symptom, not a disease. I pulled out all my eyebrow and eyelashes (and lots of hair in othe places too) when I was young and now I can see...
    dispossessed dispossessed 46-50, F 3 days ago

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    My dad is a dead beat. He always has been and I think he always will. When I was younger I only saw my dad about once or twice a year. Now its less than that. I havent seen him in...
    yoloforsho yoloforsho 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 23

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    As a child I was the younger by almost 2 years. My father told me my sister never liked me from the time I was brought home. She used to hit me until I would finally fight back...
    irishicould irishicould 31-35, F Aug 12

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    I wish I would have realized this sooner. I thought these 2 people on EP were my best EP friends. I was so wrong. These 2 other amazing guys who are also my friends ended up being...
    WintersSoldier WintersSoldier 18-21, F Jul 22

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    my best friend is in prison.. he has 16 more months to go-we have known each other for 8 yrs.. well almost 2 years ago he had me talk to another friend of his that was also there...
    traci1212 traci1212 31-35, F 1 Response Jul 27

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    1 week till I see my crush after 2 months of no contact. We are really good friends and I have known her for a year now. But I am nervous if what will happen. I want to stop being...
    marchdan marchdan 16-17, M Jul 30

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    My head and thoughts are no longer of my own. I cannot tell you the month day or time. I do however know the year is 2014 and august 7 rapidly approaches whatever today's date...
    simpleandsweet36 simpleandsweet36 36-40, F 1 Response Aug 1

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    I was really young when we started it, I was just 16. The Mr. Popular proposed to me and his whole class ran after me to say yes. 'yes' it was finally. The world I was into was way...
    larashmee larashmee 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 2

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    There are a handful of women that I am friends with that I wish I would have asked out back in the day... granted, I probably wouldn't be friends with them now since if they...
    dcisme dcisme 41-45, M Aug 5

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    Girl Bestfriend #1. This girl I have known since I was 4 years old and I am still friends with her today. We have had our ups and down but we are still friends. She was first...
    wkaiser wkaiser 18-21, M Aug 5

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    My mother is the controlling parent who tries to control everyone and everything. Yesterday I received an unexpected phone call from my mom. It had been almost 2 years since we...
    Sara600 Sara600 56-60, F a week ago

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    You may or may not have known... But if you know the reason for your insomnia and rectify it, you will be able to recover from insomnia.. based of personal experience... I slept...
    shanaiya24 shanaiya24 22-25, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    My family and relations are huge on their own. First things, first: I am from Hawaii and I am half Chinese (Cantonese), three-eighths Black (African) and one-eighths Native...
    blossomingbeauti blossomingbeauti 36-40, F Aug 4

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    Through the vail of anonymity that is "The Internet", I am -as I press the letter keys in real time- apprehensive to share this part of me. I am alone in a bedroom full up with...
    homesickalien87 homesickalien87 26-30, M Aug 7

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    Forty-four years ago the youngest of my three brothers committed suicide, he was twenty years old, and I was thirteen. He would have been sixty-four years old today, so I wanted to...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Aug 11

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    This is a strange thing, but the following is my New years resolution. Most people make New Years Resolutions on January 1rst. The Reason I am doing it on my birthday is because, I...
    JrsPal51 JrsPal51 41-45, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    It has been a good couple of days. It means no sleep for me but things have been better. I work thirds and have been working overtime the past 2 weeks. All I do is work and sleep...
    kavlynn99 kavlynn99 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 29

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    How To Stop Loving Someone Who Does Not Love You. 1. When he starts distancing himself from you, do not restring bridges with your own sinew. You will find yourself two months...
    butterfliesndut butterfliesndut 18-21, F 5 Responses Jul 24

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    The more time I'm away, the more I find myself missing it. The traffic, the city lights at night, the smells, the landscapes, even the truck stops. Pulling in after a long day...
    Shamrocksalono Shamrocksalono 36-40, M Jul 26

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    Most people think OCD is just hand washing and having a clean house.This is not true.People say they are a little bit OCD without knowing what they are really saying. I'm going to...
    ocdfighter ocdfighter 13-15, F 2 Responses Jul 29

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    Going on a month and a half. I feel like I should be a functioning human again but I still panic and worry...not sure if this is normal?!? I have been better about it. He calls...
    maddiboo12 maddiboo12 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 30

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    I don't know how random exactly, they usually flow in the same vein. I grew up in a different time. Technology was someone lacking but I did see man walk on the moon AS it...
    lasergraph lasergraph 61-65, M 1 Response Aug 4

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    When people come online and try to argue & shxt.. Are they fr? You really have nothing better to do besides come online and have a virtual argument? Oh . 😕😂
    ThePrettyOnee ThePrettyOnee 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 7

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    I don't see what's the big deals about gay people. So there human too big deal. As for anyone who uses your religion against someone's sexual orientation don't you have something...
    DysfunctionalPiano DysfunctionalPiano 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 8

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    What is the point of funerals? Not like its a bad thing. In fact funerals are a great way to honor someones memory. But what if instead of making people the center of our world...
    efrejoles efrejoles 13-15, M 7 Responses Aug 9

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    A guy who truly loves his girl doesn't need to unbutton her shirt to have a better view of her heart :)
    happinesslieswithin happinesslieswithin 18-21, F 16 Responses Aug 9

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    First of all, thank you for sharing; I can't imagine what would I have done without people in the same situation I am posting their stories, knowing I am not the only one, knowing...
    alinie alinie 26-30, F 2 Responses Aug 11

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    Just got out of my second stint in the hospital. This time my parents said they weren't gonna foot the bill and put me on welfare... Ever since I've been diagnosed with BPD my...
    Yu12 Yu12 26-30, M 3 Responses a week ago

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    So, I have not long come out of a private hospital here in the UK as an NHS patient (state funded to you American folks) and it's gone fairly well overall. I went in in a state...
    SolitaryFriend SolitaryFriend 31-35, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    At 21 years of age, I'm just waiting until money becomes a concern and I'm out. I will wait until my sister graduates high school so she will have a better understanding. It feels...
    PuckDrop PuckDrop 18-21, M 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    Just over one hour’s travel north of Phuket, Khao Lak enjoys miles of stunning white sand beaches and...Public holiday break. Thai's traditional New Yr, and The main holiday...
    Tonetteqc Tonetteqc 31-35, M 1 Response 5 hrs ago

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    Operas are certainly not limited - we're chatting a few or 4 acts - so strategy your consuming within the effectiveness. Perhaps snack beforehand and make reservations for a nearby...
    Augustina97sy Augustina97sy 31-35, M 4 hrs ago

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