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I Thought I Knew The People Around Me

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    They say 'Never date anyone or be around anyone who just tells you to "relax" when you're upset' but the people around me used to just say 'relax' but they found out that that was...
    Misscoconut Misscoconut 16-17, F Nov 16

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    I am so glad that I have people that are looking out for me and helping me. I don't think I could have gotten through today with out the help of two of my friends. Life has taken a...
    Madhatter135 Madhatter135 18-21, F Oct 30

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    I'm sitting on the trait..commuting. Watching the people around me, most on their phones and between late twenties and 50's. One gentleman, in his late 70's, possibly early 80's...
    QuietAndNice QuietAndNice 31-35, F 7 Responses Nov 3

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    I had to have been a comedian in my past life because I keep people laughing all day all the time. even when I'm down you can count on me to be uplifting to the people around me.
    trllevrlstng trllevrlstng 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 30

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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 5 Responses 4 days ago

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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 22 hrs ago

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    Its been just a few howers that I'm here and I realise that people around the world are sad, depressed, alone...It breaks my heart.
    blueblacklight blueblacklight 22-25, F 6 Responses Nov 5

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    I had this one "friend" (I'm pretty sure we've all had these "friends" at one point or another)... she pretended to be my friend for an entire year. She also has another "minion...
    Boulier Boulier 16-17, F 2 Responses Oct 26

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    Have you ever met someone so beautiful - so kind and sweet. You knew deep down it would have never lasted because it was too good to be true?
    Francoise25 Francoise25 18-21, F 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    It is not always clear what the reason is. With Thanksgiving just around the corner I am thankful those those people who have ventured through my life, either deliberately or by...
    lasergraph lasergraph 61-65, M 2 Responses 4 hrs ago

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    Marriage There are two kinds of things in life, basically: logical, and emotional. Emotionally driven things tend to turn out badly, for me anyway. I’ve been in love 7 or more...
    Regrets472 Regrets472 26-30, F Nov 11

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    Back in 1988 when I was completing a teacher credential program, there were small classes and the 6 women I was studying with got to be a friendly and close knit group. One woman...
    Brainyblonde Brainyblonde 66-70, F 2 Responses Nov 15

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    I Hate Fake People My mother has a best friend. They have their friendship before I was born. Tita Beige had 3 children; Kat, Ariel, and Jones. They both become my close friends...
    kiendy123 kiendy123 18-21, F 3 Responses Oct 30

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    i just saw them around 2 people before i looked up seeing colors around people... the first one i saw was a warning i think to stay away from someone... and i couldnt get away from...
    Peanut300 Peanut300 22-25, F Nov 17

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    I don't really know if it's me projecting my judgment of myself, if it is legitimately true that others are judging me, or if it is a combination of both. I do feel really judged...
    KelseyLeigh123 KelseyLeigh123 22-25, F 5 Responses Nov 13

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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 7 Responses 5 days ago

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    So, while I'm thinking about it, let me tell you a story about my mom and her reaction my weight gain this last year. Now, first of all, you have to understand that I am...
    freshmanfifty freshmanfifty 18-21, M 1 Response Nov 3

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    Co-worker problem...not a significant one but I'm still trying to figure how I can handle it effectively. I have to say I have been blessed to have amazing coworkers (yes...
    syltutu syltutu 18-21, F a week ago

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    Even simple things such as going to watch a video on Youtube, you see a million negative, irrelevant comments down below attacking whoever, whatever in the video and then attacking...
    EngulfingBreeze EngulfingBreeze 22-25, F 1 Response 1 hr 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 4 days ago

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    A Letter to my sister who I never met..! I can only wonder why I did not write this earlier, I should have written this a long time ago. Blame it on my stupid lazy brain. I met...
    meaninglessone meaninglessone 22-25, F Oct 28

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    I push people away because I feel I'm not good enough. I push people away because I'm scared to let them know the real me. I push people away because I don't want unnecessary...
    Deepinthemeadow1 Deepinthemeadow1 22-25, M 1 Response 9 hrs ago

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    When I was a little girl I was usually always mad and stuff but when I grew older it was a complete different story of course I hated almost people bossing me around I also hated...
    BrokenBrittanyLovesDaniel BrokenBrittanyLovesDaniel 13-15, F Oct 30

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    The reason they ask this is because they're sh*t scared of what you're thinking! I used to have to sit through staff meetings where half the agenda would be usurped by certain...
    picklebobble picklebobble 46-50, M Nov 15

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    The demons, oh those dear devilish little demons. they can't help it they need pain to survive. They need me to suffer so they can thrive. Those clever little creatures. They knew...
    LittleBirds0827 LittleBirds0827 36-40, F 3 Responses Nov 1

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    Almost 8 years .... for 6 and half of those years you told me you were someone else. A story that created a different identity for you; but now all I can think about is each time...
    tryingtogetbacktome tryingtogetbacktome 26-30, F 1 Response Nov 3

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    "vanishing song" she lay in the vanishing sunlight vulnerable and beautiful she was as lovely as dreams she gave herself to me with her heart full of desire's dark romance with...
    mudmen mudmen 46-50 Nov 9

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    Like Okay I'm In High School In 10th Grade (Sophomore) & Like I Always Try To Fit In , Talk to people , & Feel Normal But The Only Thing That Ever Happens Is People Either Talk...
    dessmart1 dessmart1 13-15, F 2 Responses 4 hrs ago

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    I think if people knew the whole truth about me and the skeletons in my closet they would probably hate me for real
    FrenzyElle FrenzyElle 22-25, F Oct 30

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    I dont mean that i hate people or anything like that. Its just always been a struggle for me to be around people that it makes me feel exhausted even thinking about being around...
    shinjorai shinjorai 36-40, M 1 Response Nov 13

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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 1 day ago

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    Well... I like SOME people, but I find ALL of them tiring. Whether im with a friend, or just some strangers, I get worn out quickly hanging around with other people, even my own...
    MrWinstonSmith MrWinstonSmith 22-25, M 1 Response Nov 15

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    It is being said that people change 98% of their atoms every year and after 7 years all your atoms are replaced.what does this mean? Does this mean we have a soul that defines who...
    Sracinas Sracinas 22-25, M 2 Responses 9 hrs ago

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    I do try and do this, no matter the person. I have met a couple people that where so cold hearted and got to talking to them and tried being friends with them and worked so hard on...
    gentlyyours707 gentlyyours707 18-21, F Oct 30

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    Does anybody else feel like crying when people visit their house or their family comes back from somewhere? I absolutely love being home alone and it makes me uncomfortable...
    InvaderGashloog InvaderGashloog 70+, F Nov 2

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    I hate how one little thing can hold such great impact.. Everyone is fully aware of the fact that one day or another everyone is going to leave the world.. Some sooner than others...
    believexo believexo 16-17, F Nov 3

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    I really don't like how fake and immature the vast majority of people my age are. I'm in college but so many of the people here act like they're still in high school. They lack...
    frustratedinflorida frustratedinflorida 18-21, M 3 Responses Nov 6

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    I've been off of social media for a good while now and I'm debating about whether or not to get back on. I graduated from high school about a year and a half ago and I'm really...
    frustratedinflorida frustratedinflorida 18-21, M 4 Responses Nov 10

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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 16-17, F 1 Response a week ago

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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 a week ago

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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 6 days ago

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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 2 days ago

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    As you all know there was a man in my life who persecuted me and made my life a living hell . I wish if I was a talented author to write the whole story with all the details but...
    lostsouluk lostsouluk 31-35, F 1 Response Oct 31

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    I'm so glad people can't read my mind. I am constantly thinking about sex in one way or another. People would see a whole new side of me if they knew my thoughts. I come off as...
    princesskarebear princesskarebear 26-30, F 9 Responses Nov 2

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    This is an experience that happened to me several years ago and has forever touched my heart. I used to work in a hospital and we had a patient in for weeks. I will call him Jason...
    briebab23 briebab23 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 4

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