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I Sometimes Think Faster Than I Speak

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    Which Is The Reason - I stumble over my words so often.
    Serenitree Serenitree 70+, F Jan 28, 2013

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    So many differences. I wouldn't be overweight, would've had more friends, wouldn't be transferring schools, wouldn't of fell down a flight of stairs, wouldn't of got a concussion...
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    I guess I think differently from others. I thought joining EP would be a great place to share my writing (and other thoughts) and get feedback without being judged, ridiculed, made...
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    One thing I hate is when people say 'capitalism' and 'free market' in the same breath as if they are the same thing. They are not. The free market is the free movement of goods...
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    i cant bear anymore , all this hearts and flowers ****... i have been through lot of negativity all my life... racist attacks, abuse, physical torture, smoke, drink... u name it...
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    I just wish I could rewind that night
    ssingularrggirll ssingularrggirll 22-25, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I wish I can rewind to my Freshman year in high school, so I would of taken school more seriously and maybe now in my life would have a degree and a career. But life does not work...
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    I stand alone. No one can help me. Nothing can save me but my own hands. One day I will either be on top or be entirely hated. No one knows me. No one likes me. I am alone yet I am...
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    I am a 15 year old Jewish, Orthodox girl. I was born 3 months early in Manchester, England. From the time i was a baby i have had a very hard life. I lived in fear every day of my...
    phobia1998 phobia1998 13-15, F 3 Responses Mar 22

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    Think of it; you can go anywhere (within your city) without needing a vehicle. Heck, you can get there FASTER than any vehicle. And if you have heavy stuff to carry, like a huge...
    baseCharlie baseCharlie 18-21, M Mar 28

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    I read this and thought I must share it here.This is taken from Jaya written by Devdutt Patnaik which I am reading now.This book is based on the Mahabharata.Yama ,the God of death...
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    I prefer writing than speaking so many things you can do with writing other than speaking and making your mouth dry. -SG
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    My brother is constantly reminding me of things I say inappropriately or shouldn't have said recently. He says I don't think before I speak, I have a brain and why don't I use it...
    Ssslm Ssslm 26-30, F Apr 7

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    It's easier to write things down on paper than speaking it to people, I've found.
    Dragoniesse Dragoniesse 13-15, M 1 Response Mar 19

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    I feel like the screw up of the family, the one who will fail In society. Im different compared to people..people seem so alike but im the outcast slowly turning bitter from the...
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    Valtielislord Valtielislord 18-21, M Apr 1

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    FriscoWolf FriscoWolf 18-21, M Mar 20

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    Yes I do, words no have no real power. People fool themselves into thinking other wise. Our actions are what we speak by, good or bad! Words are just words. Say one thing and then...
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    I overheard my gran talking to someone on the phone. She told him that I was too dumb to notice changes around the house. Now, I don't have a social life, namely b/c my friends...
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    Yes, I sometimes do. I sometimes, but only some times, want to have an illicit affair, with all of the things that comes with this. And when I say this, of course, because it is me...
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    Wish I could just tell people how I feel, but I just can't :( ever since I was little I've always kept things to my self and tried to battle them on my own. I use to think if I...
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    I am extremely sad for humanity and cry for the lost people every single day. I cannot believe the pain and suffering of those that are, they are hurting, and I know how it feels...
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    Darla My Baby! She such a good girl. 10 months old. Black mouth cur mixed with pitbull and german Shepard. She knows how to: Sit Shake both paws Lay down Speak And she even goes...
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    Whisper in the Thunder....It seems like everyday I am being dragged in several directions. I hate to say this for fear that it may sound arrogant or prideful, but more people...
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    I guess its a good thing, but sometimes its a little embarrassing. I hate hearing my voice because i sound so much younger too. :S
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    I feel i do not belong in society. I have unique ways of looking at things, i have high hopes and aspirations and i feel a lot of that is rejected by society. "Be like us and do...
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    Okay... I'm a girl liking a girl who likes guys, but sometimes likes girls? Crazy? Yeah! We have known each other for about 8 months, the first time we met was insane! We have a...
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    To those who dislike me, the problem is not with me it's them! Seriously my thoughts are contradicting sometimes but I'm trying to be honest here. I decided not to give a f...
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