I Think People Come To Ep For Different Reasons

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    Reasons Change

    I joined for one thing, found something better, and now I'm here for the excellent company of the great people in my circle.
    Inspector999 Inspector999
    51-55, M
    1 Response Sep 11, 2011

    Here's mine: to rant,

    laugh and distract myself to death! Yeah, yeah, I know it won't save the world (nor it'll solve my life), but see: my friends all got married and moved far, the ones who didn't marry I realized I haven't had much in common with them, and the ones who live around I don't trust...
    oneiric13 oneiric13
    26-30, M
    Dec 14, 2015

    The Lonley Writer

    This is not my first time 'round the EP block.  I've got a couple obsolete personae floating around the EP-sphere.  It's quite odd to bumble onto one of the stories I wrote back then!Anyhow, I initially found EP via the StumbleUpon button.  So I found EP totally by random...
    Plaid Plaid
    31-35, F
    Oct 15, 2011

    Not The Same Reasons

    I came to EP 4 yrs ago for many different reasons. As time moved on I made a lot of friends, some friendships were more than I ever expected and some were not. However, woven through my time here are stories about my life, the illness and death of my mother,kids, sexless, sex...
    snowbunny1002 snowbunny1002
    46-50, F
    13 Responses Oct 12, 2011

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