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I Thought I Knew The People Around Me

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    I was on vacation and that gave me time to get a bird-view on my life and my choices. Sadly, I didn't see a pretty view. I allowed my feelings to mask my life views and for awhile...
    StrongWoman9 StrongWoman9 26-30, F 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    I have this little fantasy of going to the drive thru at McDonald's, order 10 burgers; 40 chicken nuggets, 6 strawberry milkshakes, 8 donuts and 6 Apple pies..I drive to the window...
    Katefakenham Katefakenham 31-35, F 2 hrs ago

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    And I try hard to explain myself to people. Because I don't like being misunderstood or misunderstanding. A lot of people are emotional manipulators on here, i call them out on...
    Maricopa Maricopa 18-21 2 hrs ago

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    I was putting together info for a job application when I came across an article about my old boss at the job I had years ago. He died last year from an untreatable degenerative...
    SilverSearching SilverSearching 26-30, M 3 hrs ago

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    I'm not going to add people so I can have the most friends. I'm here for a reason and that is to interact and talk to genuine people. I want friendships.
    foreveralone22 foreveralone22 22-25, F 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    OK I have bashed my head, rattled the cage, shouted, kicked the wall, been kind, skillful, tried to get people to talk on this site yet its like you don't talk to older people...
    walkingwithlove walkingwithlove 56-60, M 2 Responses 3 hrs ago

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    Just read this book that had a section on dating and such.. about how there are these "shoulds", guilt and other things. And sure enough, that has been my wanting many times...
    mirkwood86 mirkwood86 26-30, M 3 hrs ago

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    Just people that need to understand that they are under their parents care and should respect their parents rules. Children are people that need to be communicated with- they don't...
    Maricopa Maricopa 18-21 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    Hate friends that ignore us, those who send one or couple messages then don't respond back. Why do people do this? There is nothing wrong with our profile or do you think some...
    naughtysamkevin naughtysamkevin 41-45, M 2 Responses 5 hrs ago

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    There's too much emphasis on being non-judgmental. Judging is just assessing a person's actions, to determine whether they're good or bad. If being judgmental was really bad, and...
    Unbeholden Unbeholden 18-21, M 6 hrs ago

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    Most people don't want their heads invaded and I'm no different... except that I have more to fear than embarrassment. If people could read my mind I'd probably be arrested or get...
    DepressedDemigod DepressedDemigod 22-25, F 1 Response 7 hrs ago

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    I like to think I have good manners. I find it hard to deal with people that have none, its not a difficult thing to have. The worst are the people that expect you to have manners...
    ReubyOneKenobi ReubyOneKenobi 36-40, M 17 hrs ago

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    Okay this might sound weird but do you ever look in someone's eyes and you can tell they have really bad anxiety even if they're not really known for it, and you can see the broken...
    strawberryletter22 strawberryletter22 18-21, F 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    I believe its hard to be yourself around people who are easily influenced. Growing up I was being pulled apart from myself and friends. One to be myself and one to be my friends...
    theEmmettshow theEmmettshow 18-21, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Today is the 4th of July and it's another year where I don't celebrate it. It's not that I don't want to or like it. I really do like it and who doesn't like fireworks? It's just...
    Xemplefied Xemplefied 26-30, M 1 day ago

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    I welcome new people to EP because its my job as a volunteer. Most people are nice but some are plain mean... I do it for them but... I do it so I dont feel like a total loser...
    InfiniteZero InfiniteZero 13-15, M 2 days ago

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    Thought this was interesting and I wanted to share my thoughts in a forum where I don't have to worry about what people think. I have been a cross dresser all my life. I often...
    silkydrawers silkydrawers 46-50 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    I see dead people, but I don't believe in ghosts. It's all in the mind. Call it imagination if you like. Like an amputee can still feel the bit that was chopped off. I'm sure...
    Heellover Heellover 36-40, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I hate people! I think 99% of them are stupid, ignorant, inconsiderate, f***ing morons and I enjoy telling them so as often as I can without loosing my job. Though I have taken...
    oneconcernedfincitizen oneconcernedfincitizen 46-50, M 2 days ago

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    I went sunbathing today and all the time I battled with thoughts of what the people around me might think about my body. Sometimes I think I'm f**king paranoid :(
    lindamerja lindamerja 26-30, F 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    At school, I like to listen to the groups of people chatting around me. I realize a lot of people mistake it as snooping, but if you're not talking, you're listening. At least...
    winglessdove winglessdove 13-15, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I hate when people assume my mother is a great mother. Or that just because I'm not being social means I'm stuck up or I don't want to be around certain people. To the thing about...
    FutureVet2014 FutureVet2014 18-21, F 3 days ago

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    I hate when people assume my mother is a great mother. Or that just because I'm not being social means I'm stuck up or I don't want to be around certain people. To the thing about...
    FutureVet2014 FutureVet2014 18-21, F 3 days ago

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    I hate when people assume my mother is a great mother. Or that just because I'm not being social means I'm stuck up or I don't want to be around certain people. To the thing about...
    FutureVet2014 FutureVet2014 18-21, F 3 days ago

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    I used to. But as I get older, I just find the whole thing to be draining, getting to know new people around my age who are still interesting is a challenge, considering most...
    usernameinneed usernameinneed 26-30, M 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    From the moment I know who they were, I vowed to protect them with my very life. From the first moment I knew their names, I engraved them onto my heart. From the moment I saw...
    AmaterasuNoOkami AmaterasuNoOkami 18-21, F 4 days ago

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    A follow-up to my earlier post. Not an easy task for most of us, but we must try .. How To Permanently Detach From A Narcissist There is a lot of information already on the...
    koh72 koh72 41-45, M 5 Responses 4 days ago

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    Especially the fake people who harp on about being 'real', from experience, they've often been the most fake people around.
    usernameinneed usernameinneed 26-30, M 5 days ago

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    Every friend I've ever had, one way or another, has ****** me over. I am such a good friend to them, and they just can't seem to realise it. I've always cared more...
    LifeOnMars15 LifeOnMars15 13-15, F 6 days ago

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    One of the best article I came across ... Do you often engage in conversations with your narcissist that leave you feeling like you were talking to a brick wall or worse, maybe...
    koh72 koh72 41-45, M 8 Responses 6 days ago

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    I have spent time with people who don't have forgetful diseases or ailments and I have spent time with people who do have forgetful diseases and ailments. I know I tend to think...
    loveismyfriend loveismyfriend 36-40, F Jun 28

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    the closer they r to u...the closer for them to hurt u.with that,I started losing my trust to people around me...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Jun 26

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    I don't know why but I'm always the last choice or completely ignored. Me: "Yeah you can come to my house when it's midnight. No problem. I'll make sure you're happy before I...
    Lcy2472 Lcy2472 13-15, F 1 Response Jun 25

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    I just feel the ignorance or hypocrisy of people around me. If it's ignorance, how am I supposed to prove them wrong? I did everything to try to show the real me and they just won...
    DostoevskyForever DostoevskyForever 18-21, F Jun 25

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    Was this a dream or not? I could feel his lips upon my face He turned me away His hands were then placed on my waist I could hear music softly playing He looked me in the...
    Farmmaid Farmmaid 41-45, F 4 Responses Jun 25

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    "Look at everything as though you were seeing it either for the first or last time" Betty Smith In an attempt to find inner peace and balance, I got in my car and drove to one...
    lavendersea lavendersea 41-45, F 7 Responses Jun 24

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    And I believe there's a limitation to the period of time each and everyone of us have with everyone either you'll leave this earth first or them. Or it's separation, either ways...
    Nual Nual 22-25, F 2 Responses Jun 24

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    When you and I think of games of chance and betting and the like we usually think of dice or cards or maybe a trick with a coin. I am a blackjack man myself and I am always keeping...
    HaroldJenson HaroldJenson 31-35, M Jun 24

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    I wish i knew how to love my mom unconditionally, i wish i knew the things i know now about her sickness, i wish i knew things what i know now. About relationships I wish i knew my...
    deleted deleted 26-30 5 Responses Jun 23

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    Working on my behavior has been a great journey: I overcame thinking about people and situations who don't exist because If I'm not around not them they shouldn't be thought of...
    Brandnewhim2015 Brandnewhim2015 26-30, M Jun 23

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    Yeah I know, most of you probably think I'm sl*t because my profile picture is me in a bikini with edited clip art. If you knew me in person you'd find I'm far from a sl*t - I'm a...
    Dezaria Dezaria 18-21, F Jun 23

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