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I Thought I Knew The People Around Me

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    I just wish I could just easily say what's on my mind for once and not worry about bending what I want to say so that it doesn't hurt anyone else. But I always have to worry about...
    imgivingupnow imgivingupnow 18-21, F 1 Response a week ago

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    yesterday night I dream I was in a store buying boots and it was getting late. Then once it was dark everyone around began to panic. There was a bridge outside of the store leading...
    bayleawhaley bayleawhaley 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    I don't want to say I feel more mature then people my age, because I don't think that i am. I just think I have a different mind set then them, and when I say 'them' of course i...
    Tryitallagain Tryitallagain 16-17, F 2 Responses Dec 1

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    I love it when people feel good around me. Their happiness is contagious, and I start feeling smiley and bubbly as well. When I make people around me laugh, I feel like they...
    Featherwings Featherwings 18-21, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    People around me know that I have a tendency to get depressed and be sad. But it still hurts when people ask what's wrong and I give an honest answer, "I'm depressed.", and they...
    poopy0219 poopy0219 18-21, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    My sister is probably the most fake person I know because she'll just lie about things to fit a situation. for instance online my sister's facebook and tumblr are plastered with...
    learntoswim learntoswim 22-25, F 4 Responses Nov 22

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    Yes, it may sound harsh and a bit too straightforward. Truth is most of the time people wear fake smiles. Sometimes they seem happy and most of the time you cannot say if their...
    Awkward26 Awkward26 26-30, F 1 Response Nov 25

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    I've always wanted to feel loved but I am never able to open up to people around me. When I'm alone, I would create a world in my head where I befriended all those people I...
    hesitations hesitations 16-17, M Dec 5

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    First of all, I am a men. Mens don't cry!... But when I do I prefer doing it completly alone. I need the whole appartment to be empty before I cry. Because I don't want people...
    Zim0 Zim0 18-21, M 5 Responses Nov 29

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    writing is my passion, it comes from my heart,i get inspiration from the people around me and personal experiences. and for someone to indirectly say my writing is unoriginal is...
    sixlives sixlives 22-25, F 2 Responses Dec 4

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    If you feel the need to be rude then you're obviously self conscious and don't need to be bringing the people around you down. Be happy and nice. It's a nice alternative.
    Lovelaurenx3 Lovelaurenx3 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 5

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    Following my last post, I have found something else that may help people understand, & even use the English language...
    bybybuster bybybuster 56-60, M 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    When I started working at the mill, I noticed everyone said very basic and simple things all the time. It took me 1.5 years to realize that everyone was using allusions to events...
    jjeng1989 jjeng1989 22-25, M 1 day ago

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    Abortion is not murder. If women are getting their abortions done at a clinic, where it's safe, that doesn't make it illegal. And there's a cut off for when they stop being legal...
    Singlemother78 Singlemother78 31-35, F 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    Yes I do very much so - Not only had we thought about ..but we have adopted too. Granted it was something we had to think about for sometime, as adoption involves not just...
    Mmmcherries Mmmcherries 46-50, F 4 Responses 5 days ago

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    They don't understand. They don't see how much I hate my life. They make me feel about an inch tall and I'm miserable. Nothing I do is good enough. For example, I tried throwing my...
    reneeo11314 reneeo11314 18-21, F 3 days ago

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    An interesting person you have met.So a week back, I went to watch the movie Interstellar with one of my friend. As we went to purchase our tickets I felt a tap on my shoulder. I...
    Girlwithbrains Girlwithbrains 18-21, F 11 Responses Nov 21

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    One afternoon, a friend called me at work to tell me that *****, the guy I had, secretly, been desperately in love with, had broken up with his girlfriend of several years. To say...
    waterbaby79 waterbaby79 31-35, F 1 Response Dec 9

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    The title of this post says it all. I wish I knew then what I know now. I know that I am still very young, and this will probably apply when I'm older, but I can still see just how...
    Heresmystory Heresmystory 16-17, F 1 Response Nov 30

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    This has been a problem for me my whole life. I grew up isolated. I wasn't allowed to have friends, go outside or be loved. We didn't celebrate holidays or get stuff for christmas...
    ptsdlady ptsdlady 26-30, F 1 Response a week ago

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    A few years ago, my friend's older brother had a big party at his house. He had lots of people there. Many who were just friends of friends that none of us really knew. My...
    howlingrivermoon howlingrivermoon 18-21, F 3 Responses Nov 29

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    There was this group of guys in suits (that I soon later learn were Mormons) that came knocking on my door one day. My father always told me not to open the door on random people...
    gorgeusgirlSky3 gorgeusgirlSky3 13-15 1 Response 2 days ago

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    You could have simply been an acquaintance I knew for a short period of time, but if I felt there was something special about you, I won't be forgetting you anytime soon. Even when...
    Friability Friability 18-21 1 Response Nov 22

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    I'm an Endomorph, so even as the ideal weight for my type, society sent me into anorexia. I was almost bone skinny, yet since I was still large, I was made to see myself as very...
    DarkwingGoslyn DarkwingGoslyn 31-35 2 Responses Dec 5

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    One of my earliest stories was written last January, when I had just broken 200 pounds, and a friend of mine suggested that we start going to the gym together before I got any...
    gettingsofat gettingsofat 18-21, M 1 Response a week ago

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    There's only 1 person that I have been talking about here lately and I want to shut up! I know what he's like- a charming tattoo guy who knows his way around people to use them in...
    PieceOfSummer PieceOfSummer 22-25, F 23 hrs ago

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    I wonder....would i still be incredible if i didn't give you everything you want? Would you love me if i didn't say id want to love you? Would you think Im beautiful if you saw the...
    wishingforrecovery wishingforrecovery 16-17, F 7 Responses Dec 8

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    I met him when I was fresh out of high school. I moved to a new town following old and dear friends into the belly of the beast. A spontaneous and trendy city, and I was ready to...
    dandelionsandlighthouses dandelionsandlighthouses 26-30, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    a few years ago when i was single, i lived next door to a single mom. We had become friends and i really enjoyed seeing her with her 7 year old son. She knew i was the outdoors...
    kjon6469 kjon6469 46-50, M 1 Response Nov 25

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    people have always told me I sound older than my age , maybe because of the circumstances in life that always made me act older than my age. That's probably why people tell me...
    ira01 ira01 26-30, F 3 days ago

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    I wonder how people see me ...I'm someone who has been ashamed of their physical looks most of their life . I never been happy with the fact that I have dark skin even though I...
    lostsouluk lostsouluk 31-35, F 6 Responses 21 hrs ago

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    I need to just post in here cos I get so annoyed… my friend doesn't even know me… she just made out like I'd be really excited by the news that 's club 7' have tickets… I...
    Misscoconut Misscoconut 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 19

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    I guess making people laugh is not a piece of cake..... I like to see people being happy around me. I personally believe that people like those who are fun to hang around with, but...
    RaspberryHeaven RaspberryHeaven 13-15, F 3 Responses Nov 19

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    I do not like when I pour too much energy into people instead of making my own life better. I do this and have done this all my life . I feel like God wants me to do this but the...
    Howtobeme Howtobeme 51-55, F Nov 20

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    I am definitely not a kid anymore, ok so I haven't been for a long time (dang, I forgot you can see my age range on that! Lol)! But I have just recently come to the realization...
    plhwish plhwish 31-35, F 2 Responses Nov 23

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    This one goes out to all of the people who tell me that being a spy is nothing like being James Bond. First off let me state the obvious because there are some very stupid people...
    JoeDog93 JoeDog93 18-21, M Nov 24

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    I am thankful for the people from my past - you have made me into who I am today. I am thankful for the people I have now - because you're the people who keep going and I learn...
    MeowOnMe MeowOnMe 18-21, F Nov 28

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    I wish I knew what my passion was. I see people with this drive and I wish I had some. I am involved with a lot but nothing I would say I'm passionate about. I'm not a detail kind...
    KRam42 KRam42 36-40, M Nov 29

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    Monday morning....Dreading the thought of having to go back in to work. I already had 2 meetings that I knew of for the day plus a lunch date with some old friends both to catch up...
    AthenaJones AthenaJones 36-40, F 33 Responses Dec 1

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    I wish I knew some of the people on here in person because is knock some sense into there stupid ****** heads. Some people just need a good reality smack and wake up call. Some...
    NoRegretsAndNoRemorse NoRegretsAndNoRemorse 22-25, F 6 Responses Dec 1

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    Leaning to live is hard. Although I see a lot in being a live I have realize life has to give you a nice even coat of crap and sugar. I also learned that I' m not wrong for having...
    ptsdlady ptsdlady 26-30, F 1 Response Dec 1

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    I miss her. The rules that govern social convention say I shouldn't. I never met her in person, but I know her. I know her in ways her husband doesn't (or doesn't care to know...
    aaw7395 aaw7395 41-45, M 2 Responses Dec 2

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    My parents were teenagers (17). When my mother was pregnant with me, my father's parents moved (with him) to another state. My grandma kept his correspondence to my mom and left my...
    aakkiii aakkiii 41-45 Dec 8

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    One of the worst things you can do to another human being is not give them a chance, sometimes people aren't as bad as they first appear to be. Sometimes the strongest of people...
    TropicalArctic TropicalArctic 18-21, M 4 Responses Dec 8

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    I admire people who take time to improve themselves. There is this lady in my group who always looks so beat, so good. When I see her I admire the fact that with all the stress in...
    crimsonreggie crimsonreggie 18-21, F 1 day ago

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