I Thought I Knew The People Around Me

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    A few weeks ago I found myself chatting with a young woman in PM. Nothing inappropriate. A friend of friends, somebody that had orbited around our group but whom I never connected...
    JonE65 JonE65
    46-50, M
    Apr 21
    Site what is with the nasty people on here? seriously the people who are trolls and ask for inappropriate photos are the ones that ruined ep for everyone else who uses this for...
    unbound97 unbound97
    18-21, F
    Apr 21
    what is with the nasty people on here? seriously the people who are trolls and ask for nudes are the ones that ruined ep for everyone else who uses this for general advice. I loved...
    unbound97 unbound97
    18-21, F
    Apr 21
    I'm an observer by nature. people have always mistaken that for "shyness", myself included for a while, but I've just come to realize that it is an instinct to really get a feel...
    kk1874 kk1874
    31-35, F
    Apr 21
    Racists and haters are a part of the reason why I hate humanity for I will not be a part of a society that bases everything on hate and selfishness. I refuse it this world is full...
    SladeBolinLeaderofEp SladeBolinLeaderofEp
    18-21, M
    1 Response Apr 19
    What are people's thoughts on zoophilia?
    Yeonico Yeonico
    18-21, F
    11 Responses Apr 19
    My mother does it all the time when we're around family and they drink alcohol. This annoying ***** sits and pretends like she's oh so drunk, then she'll keep interrupting people's...
    FutureVet2014 FutureVet2014
    18-21, F
    Apr 18
    Im 17 years old and I was addicted to triple cs. Triple cs u may think are just some cough medicine thatll get u a high so youre not bored on a weekend but trust me it will RUIN...
    andy2198 andy2198
    16-17, M
    Apr 18
    I guess out of all the people in the world it was my little brother who made self harm impossible. Seeing a knife dance across his skin would fill me with such sadness. I can't let...
    WinterRose26 WinterRose26
    18-21, M
    1 Response Apr 17
    Time goes by, But pain is still here deep in my heart. Someday it rains, another the sun shines bright, But everything looks so grey to me now. I knew that some would win and some...
    livingdeadsoul61 livingdeadsoul61
    18-21, F
    1 Response Apr 17
    Poss my last story :P i do.. i dont get it.. for me it has to be real tastes, real touches, real sensations.. and i dont get why people would settle for less...i suppose for me...
    Adaydreambeliever Adaydreambeliever
    51-55, F
    2 Responses Apr 17
    Particularly on the Internet, where nobody knows me. I've been judged for advising against visual learning methods, by people who don't know I'm blind. I've been judged a spammer...
    AsYetNameless AsYetNameless
    13-15, T
    Apr 17
    So sick of people messaging me off other people's phones my friends boyfriend was messaging me off her phone pretending to be her I knew it wasn't her as she never talks like that...
    Kitty79 Kitty79
    36-40
    Apr 17
    Ever since I was little, I've been so shy that I'm practically hostile around guys. I have two brothers that I love and of course a dad, so it's not like I think they're some kind...
    BellaGrace1 BellaGrace1
    16-17, F
    1 Response Apr 16
    i find it just totaly disgusting how people never give others a chance so what if their trying to better themselves ? its been 6 months im trying t ofind a job with no successs i...
    MyraTomPhil MyraTomPhil
    26-30, F
    1 Response Apr 16
    If I had my own house or apartment I would seriously take a shower dry myself apply lotion then walk around fully N.aked No robe nothing....
    staystyleandsmile staystyleandsmile
    18-21, F
    11 Responses Apr 16
    I think we can learn from everyone. Some people help us see different perspectives which allow us to change or modify our own views on things. Other people make us aware of or...
    kk1874 kk1874
    31-35, F
    Apr 16
    Honestly there's so much I wanna say but I'm going to keep it as short as possible. I love people, of course there are some people I absolutely hate but I love people in general. I...
    WhyIsItSoHardToFindAUser WhyIsItSoHardToFindAUser
    13-15, F
    Apr 16
    I have made new friends over the past few months. Though I refer to many people as my "friends", I can't ever truly believe it unless we have spent an ample amount of time...
    Rucbrar Rucbrar
    13-15, F
    Apr 15
    It's a shame we can't read the minds of others. I would love to flash my man meat in front of some girls but I don't want to offend anyone..... Lol and I don't want to go to jail...
    jarocho jarocho
    22-25, M
    Apr 15
    EP closing has me thinking about this more lately. I've been here for over a year and I've met all kinds of people. I appreciate most of them, even some of the bad ones because I...
    thisisnotanexit thisisnotanexit
    26-30, F
    8 Responses Apr 13
    They say the grass is always greener. They're right. I'm autistic, nerdy, quiet - '10s social life is a square peg trying to jam itself headfirst into my round hole (OK, that came...
    AsYetNameless AsYetNameless
    13-15, T
    Apr 13
    I am a people pleaser but i 'm not stupid , as an individual who grew up with parents who weren't happy with me ,pretty much never ,i become a people pleaser , but this is like an...
    farfar1984 farfar1984
    31-35, F
    Apr 13
    I have never and I think I couldn't ever be friends with anyone that doesn't have some serious mental illness or has some seriously ****** up view about the world because I don't...
    redhq redhq
    22-25, M
    2 Responses Apr 13
    I use to have a heart use to care then you crushed it all, the ground fail in around me my world came undone, you say I'll never change but you will never know because I'll never...
    semiman semiman
    46-50, M
    2 Responses Apr 13
    You know, I love reading what people write here on EP and I have discovered that people will write something like, "I want to meet AMAZING people." or "I wish I could meet SPECIAL...
    Move4Word Move4Word
    46-50, M
    1 Response Apr 12
    Sensitive people are the most genuine and honest people you will ever meet. There is nothing they won’t tell you about themselves if they trust your kindness. However, the moment...
    hazaramujahideen hazaramujahideen
    70+, F
    Apr 12
    Fake people are ignorant, irrelevant people in my opinion. I'd rather you being yourself & honest rather than fake as hell and lying to others. I've met way to many fake people in...
    jaydamarie15 jaydamarie15
    13-15, F
    5 Responses Apr 12
    I used to be a subtle pair of sincere, healthy eyes instinctively watching and memorizing your simple movements that charm and amaze me. I used to secretly laugh at your contagious...
    SparkofDecency SparkofDecency
    18-21, F
    1 Response Apr 12
    What can I say. I guess my action was a bit harsh but this is what happened. I found a Wallet on the floor, I picked it up. Now I am standing here, holding a wallet and I decided...
    grumpyfish grumpyfish
    31-35, M
    Apr 12
    Well, this is how much of a loser I am. The last person to talk to me just wanted me to get him cigarettes. I remember also I used to be funny, but then I had some problems with...
    Nickf20 Nickf20
    18-21, M
    Apr 12
    Fake people are the biggest predators on the internet, alot of people were fooled by these terrible people, I'll admit I have been fooled before and I was really pissed off. I mean...
    Tagstar2000 Tagstar2000
    13-15, M
    3 Responses Apr 11
    When I was 14. I had my first boyfriend. He was 4 years older than me. I was deeply attached to him and losing him felt as losing my self. We had a two year relationship where he...
    AConfusedLeo AConfusedLeo
    70+, F
    1 Response Apr 11
    Why is life so unfair? And no, I'm not referring to my own. I'm referring to other people's lives. They have done nothing wrong, yet terrible things happen to them.. They get...
    Smileydork Smileydork
    16-17, F
    1 Response Apr 11
    I think I always knew. However it wasn't until I was in my 30's that I would admit it to myself. All through my teens and 20's, in spite of all the obvious clues. I went through...
    AlbertSAT AlbertSAT
    66-70, M
    7 Responses Apr 11
    I couldn't go to school last semester, but this semester I perked up enough courage to go back to school again. Things were not easy for me at school before, but now, to make...
    Letmebee Letmebee
    22-25, F
    1 Response Apr 10
    Not sure why but at times I don't feel I can connect with anyone. I don't consider people friends who are people I work with in life, I consider them business associates and look...
    John2526 John2526
    36-40, M
    Apr 10
    Well last night I was talking to an old friend (white girl) we were very close back in school, actually we were a thing and that feeling is still kinder there. I spoke to her...
    chrihey chrihey
    16-17, M
    Apr 10
    I'm nice and an *******. I manipulate others to get what I want because I want more. I've been hurt. I've been back stabbed. I've been robbed left naked by the wayside. I'm done...
    DaFufinator DaFufinator
    22-25, M
    Apr 9
    There are somethings that annoy me so bad! I couldn't find a proper section but here it goes. I can't understand how a person goes around throwing the "L" word (love) to this girl...
    brokenALAS brokenALAS
    22-25, F
    Apr 9
    I am quiet around people I don't know but once I hang out with you for three days I start getting warm and I open up and I begin being me which is a loud talker and don't realize...
    staystyleandsmile staystyleandsmile
    18-21, F
    Apr 8
    I am very quiet around people I don't know and I don't know why. My friends who know me well always say I'm a lot of fun and I can always make them laugh, and they tell me I...
    BelgianGirl1999 BelgianGirl1999
    16-17, F
    1 Response Apr 8
    It is pathetic to see HeyLookItsGemma So desperate for attention that she uses this site as outlet. People like her feed on the need for attention and love playing" Look at me I am...
    chadtheprodigy chadtheprodigy
    26-30, F
    Apr 8
    This is a beautiful song I really love to sing out aloud when no one is around....not because my voice is bad.....but I enjoy it alone.it's a passionate heart touching song.you...
    111rosy560 111rosy560
    13-15, F
    Apr 8
    Look, I know it can sound completely insane, but it's true. I can be sitting next to someone and hear a rude comment about the person behind us. I can hear other people speaking in...
    Bowties0stuff Bowties0stuff
    13-15, F
    2 Responses Apr 8
    I should say I am selfish when it comes to helping less fortunate ,i guess you dont understand what I mean. from the age of 8 I started helping less fortunate by providing food...
    maverika maverika
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Apr 8
    i had to work around these huge sweaty over weight chicks this week and they tried conspiring against me because i was supposedly wondering off in the store when they were i...
    themisanthropicalien themisanthropicalien
    22-25, F
    1 Response Apr 8
    For example, unrealistic beauty standards for men and women. Men are supposed to be with huge muscles constantly buff and toned and look like professional athletes and weight...
    moonlightflower moonlightflower
    22-25, F
    Apr 8
    I know things on EP are coming to a close but I thought I would share my testimony. I want to start by saying "life is short, too short to be unhappy". A lot of you where were I...
    AmazingPoet AmazingPoet
    41-45, M
    2 Responses Apr 7
    There's a woman who lives by me who I bump into now and then. When ever I do we always have nice conversations that leave me just a little bit happier then before our conversation...
    Lonely270 Lonely270
    56-60, M
    Apr 7
    So I used to have a boyfriend. Let's call him Jerk because he is a jerk. Like Taylor Swift once sang, I knew he was trouble when he walked in. But I was young and naive, didn't...
    imasurvivor92 imasurvivor92
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Apr 7
    I have many friends, but I only trust few of them. I only trust the person who is honest to me and always here for me through thick and thin. And honestly I am the kind of person...
    icesky icesky
    18-21, F
    1 Response Apr 7
    I do wonder, sometimes. Not because I worry what they think of me, but because I show different people different facets of myself. Do I appear as simple as I portray myself to be...
    VioletVivid VioletVivid
    26-30
    1 Response Apr 7
    I don't HATE THEM, I just get bored with them. I don't even really care for the living, but gosh, would it hurt to have some kind of enthusiasm or seem interesting? And I'm not...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Apr 7
    I just learned that yet another one of my high school friends died of cancer. Sweet , affable Tim. Found out on Facebook. I knew he was sick but he went much more quickly than...
    Sunnymornings Sunnymornings
    61-65, F
    4 Responses Apr 6
    It's not a "phase". We wouldn't risk our basic human rights and safety to "dress up for a few years". It's not for attention. If I wanted attention, I would pull the fire alarm at...
    jocelynnM jocelynnM
    13-15, F
    2 Responses Apr 6
    OPEN HEAVENS FELLOWSHIP DAILY DEVOTION YOU CAN KNOW EXACTLY WHAT TO DO Romans 8:14 For as many as are led by the Spirit of God, they are the sons of God. I have heard people...
    ganyoji ganyoji
    22-25, F
    Apr 6
    I hate how people troll,and mislead people.Today on the internet you can fake being someone you're not.I know it's called cat fishing I've been a victim of it.
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Apr 6
    My family will talk bad about the people who work at drive-thrus, but I honestly feel for them. College is expensive, and plus professional careers are pretty pointless. There's...
    DreamOfAFox DreamOfAFox
    13-15, F
    1 Response Apr 6
    I often walk around the house in just panties and a bra. Its so comfortable and easy. A few days ago, I had just gotten out of the shower, and was walking around in my bra and...
    lauratdc lauratdc
    46-50, T
    3 Responses Apr 6
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