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I Thought I Was Tough

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    Sad Marriage - i thought i can solve any kind of problems in my life. my friends told me i'm very strong inside.  how wrong they were!!! i've been married for...
    wind wind 31-35, F 2 Responses Nov 9, 2007

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    I Was Wrong - Today - about an hour ago, my husband came round. I have been so strong since we split, sure I've missed him but the tears never fell and my heart didn't break, until...
    AWUK AWUK 26-30, F 5 Responses Aug 12, 2008

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    O Yes... - Let me tell you I thought I was tough many times... But when it came up to me and my dad I was never tough... But one day he had crossed the line way to far.. He told me...
    XLunaXLovegoodX XLunaXLovegoodX 22-25, F 5 Responses Sep 5, 2008

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    The Weakest One of All - I thought I was tough. i was never riddled by thoughts of loneliness as a teen. I had friends in high school; quiet a few as i look back. I was the funny...
    DarkPhoenix DarkPhoenix 31-35, F 2 Responses May 18, 2007

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    And Now I Know I Am - I think that after two years of being treated like **** by someone who claims they love me and finally having no feelings for him; finding out that I have a...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Aug 17, 2008

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    AND Invincible - Although I normally feel safe and invincible these days because I have these 13 guys (plus AC) that protect me at all costs,  I recently let a venomous person...
    fungirlmmm fungirlmmm 41-45, F 20 Responses Aug 13, 2008

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    newlifejuliana newlifejuliana 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 25

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    I have lived with Spina Bifidafor the past 22 years, for the majority of that time I have seen my disability as a burden on my life because I wasn't 'normal' like everyone else. My...
    lukecampbell22 lukecampbell22 22-25, M 2 Responses Apr 2

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    For a while back in elementary school. There were some older "tough" guys that liked to pick on the younger ones and I often got in the way. It wasn't that bad but they would shout...
    tooloaded tooloaded 22-25, M 1 Response Mar 27

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    Supposedly... The last week has been difficult to say the least. I have had pain for 6 months, on and off, but last Thursday i woke up in agony, there is no other word for it, i...
    MrWinstonSmith MrWinstonSmith 22-25, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Well, it was nine years ago this month that I lost my husband. It was 2003, he had been ill for 4 months and we were in the hospital for most of that time. The seasons changed...
    blondiej blondiej 41-45, F 3 Responses Mar 30

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    I think anyone who doesn't is gross and I don't want to contact them. If they tough the knob after using the bathroom without washing their hands, I'll spray it if possible. If not...
    fairytalesandspiderwebs fairytalesandspiderwebs 18-21, F Mar 24

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    I was bullied ever since I was a kid the earliest memory I have is in first grade when everyone rejected me. Ever since then it got worse and worse as the years went by. The kids...
    Houndoom178 Houndoom178 13-15, F 4 Responses 3 days ago

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    I have been thinking lately about never having been born and the comfort it may give me. I beleive in an afterlife and beleive we all come here from that plane of existence to...
    CTcitzen CTcitzen 26-30, M 2 days ago

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    Meant for someone else, but not for me. Love was out to get me. That's the way it seemed. Disappointment haunted all my dreams... Then I saw his face. And now I'm a believer...
    ladypirate108 ladypirate108 18-21, F 19 hrs ago

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    "We come alone,and alone we die" ~ MATD The more I try to reach out to people the more convinced I am that I am meant to be alone.A lot of times the pain of reaching out only to be...
    SparklyRain SparklyRain 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 18

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    I come across as a very strong person, just because I don't show my emotion in front of the people, as well as I am very honest in my opinions. Many people thinks that they can say...
    domipl domipl 31-35, F Mar 27

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    So happy I heard from him today ❤️❤️ we haven't talked in almost 2 weeks! That was exactly what I needed
    sam3294 sam3294 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 2

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    here are some advices for you all and stop looking at the clock! I'll finish soon. 1- Never fall for a teacher, especially in literature class, bad idea. 2- Always respect your...
    Donotletmego Donotletmego 26-30, F Apr 2

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    Hi i am aakriti....and i am gonna share a experience which was sudden and scary also.This is the story of how i lost my virginity.I am a good looking girl with a decent attitude...
    Aakriti1212 Aakriti1212 22-25, F 1 Response 11 hrs ago

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    So, one night during the summer, my boyfriend and I were going through some turmoil in our relationship. I was so angry because he was supposed to pick me up from Anacostia Station...
    RoyautePrincess RoyautePrincess 26-30 4 hrs ago

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    I was 8, Rosa was 15 and Anna was 13. "Kirsty! Don't do that it's dangerous!" I was in the garden, mom was sunbathing and Anna and Rosa were playing chess. The boys and dad were...
    KirstyAJohnson KirstyAJohnson 31-35, F 4 Responses 10 hrs ago

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    I look quiet, and I was before, then. But, you have no idea the amount of crap, from the top of the mountain to deep down in the ocean, I did, and in particular at school. I...
    WickedScullyOfTheWest WickedScullyOfTheWest 31-35, F 10 hrs ago

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    I was spending the night at a friend home. I had been there before and don't recall that I had a problem. But this time in the middle of the night I felt something lightly touch my...
    Iyaha Iyaha 56-60, F 8 hrs ago

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    "Dad! Dad! Help me! Mommy's going to spank me!" "What? Why?" "Because... I don't know! Don't let her!" He picked me up and carried me to my mom. He asked why I was in trouble and...
    KirstyAJohnson KirstyAJohnson 31-35, F 6 Responses 14 hrs ago

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    I had this friend, we were so close. Lets call him Fred. Also though on the edge of being together for quite some time. I got a new boyfriend, after a few months we were perfect...
    BlooRae BlooRae 16-17, F 8 hrs ago

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    My first real relationship was 1 year, he was perfect, I thought we would get married, but I found out that he was engaged the whole time he was with me!!! It was an experience...
    BarbieH BarbieH 18-21, F 49 mins ago

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    This all happened about 5 years ago. It was like 12:00am and I was sleeping. I woke up because I could hear my big brother walking to my bedroom. I pretended I was asleep so he...
    Ella09098 Ella09098 22-25, F 3 Responses 19 hrs ago

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    it was so amazing and cool to watch nothing like that ever happends the explosions and the buildings falling it was really entertaining!
    fatjellyrolls90 fatjellyrolls90 22-25, F 19 hrs ago

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    If Dr. Seuss was a technical writer What if Dr. Seuss was a technical writer? Here are several examples of what he may write to help you resolve your computer problems. If a...
    jml2000 jml2000 56-60, M 2 Responses 12 hrs ago

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    Was? Was the bomb? Dr Seuss is the bomb and will always be the bomb.
    BleedingOrchids BleedingOrchids 13-15, F 1 Response 11 hrs ago

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    We'll I was spanked a lot as a kid ! I am 18 years old now and had my last spanking when I was 16!!
    Mollyosullivan94 Mollyosullivan94 18-21, F 2 Responses 8 hrs ago

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    Luckily we were in a big, heavy car at the time but it was still quite bad. It was not our fault though.
    projectgwyn101 projectgwyn101 16-17, M 3 hrs ago

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    we were, i thought, friends, had been for years. Everytime I socialised with her she was quick to badmouth her other 'best' friend and others to me, i diplomatically said nothing...
    divvybird1 divvybird1 46-50, F 1 hr ago

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    I can't enjoy life. I hate it when people says that happiness is inside me, but are you a guy that is short (5'6") latino and bipolar? Are you a person that people look with...
    DeniedWings DeniedWings 18-21, M 2 Responses 1 hr ago

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    I just found out my husband has been going into x web site chatrooms starts talking to the girls then exchanges messenger ID's to private chat with them so he can tell them what he...
    sundakat sundakat 36-40, F 2 Responses 56 mins ago

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    :( I was sitting in my first grade classroom, and we were getting ready to watch a movie. The teacher turned the tv on so we could put the movie in and it was on the news channel...
    Belieber4Life Belieber4Life 18-21, F 2 Responses 34 mins ago

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    So I recently found out that I was cheated on by my boyfriend. It's been a real struggle to deal with this because of conditions in which it happened. Since my boyfriend nd I have...
    Marquinta Marquinta 22-25, F 1 Response 19 hrs ago

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    My mind is a caos of a million thoughts at once.. Keeping my head spinning, stealing away my rest.. The anxiety is never ending and every day just feels like another test.. Will I...
    SilentGhost2748 SilentGhost2748 26-30, M 19 hrs ago

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    And he cheated. And then I cried for 24hrs, and he left his family for her. She's slept with 86 people. I'm in such a bad spot in life as is. I've already cut. I see no hope. My...
    Stargasm Stargasm 22-25, F 5 Responses 18 hrs ago

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    Hi, my name is Taylor and I am new here on EP. I found the website on accident and found out that people (actually fellow teens) talk about their spankings here.. Well, it is and...
    taylorcollison taylorcollison 18-21, F 8 Responses 7 hrs ago

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    Hi, my name is Taylor and I am new here on EP. I found the website on accident and found out that people (actually fellow teens) talk about their spankings here.. Well, it is and...
    taylorcollison taylorcollison 18-21, F 3 Responses 7 hrs ago

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    I was abused and I thank them all now because I know that no one can hurt me ever again I survived and I am stronger than anything that anyone can ever throw at me. if you were...
    trianglelakeboy trianglelakeboy 16-17, M 7 hrs ago

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    After experiencing so much abuse from my mom & stepdad that I was the one to be sent into a group home while they pretended to act like they did nothing wrong to me at all still...
    bubblysunshine bubblysunshine 31-35, F 5 hrs ago

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    One day I was trying to wash my hair, I didn't know how to wash my hair anyway,(this is on a Saturday morning) so when my dad came and check to see if I washed my hair or not. When...
    Awesomesarah2 Awesomesarah2 26-30, F Mar 16

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    I don't talk to the people in my life about it these days (especially my colleagues at work, where polite white upper middle class mores predominate), but I began my adult life at...
    sdf81978197 sdf81978197 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 16

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    One day I was sitting in my room just chilling out listening to music and my mom stormed in. She demanded to know know I Was suspended from school. I just told her it was a...
    urbetch urbetch 22-25 3 Responses Mar 16

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    On Wed. evening I went grocery shopping after work. A new store open about 10 blocks from my house. This is close and convenient since I generally walk to and from the store. I...
    inkednative inkednative 46-50, F Mar 16

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    Kidnapped during a robbery. So I was at home, and my mom was out at work and my dad was shopping. So I was watching tv upstairs when my dog started wildly barking. I went...
    Hollyander Hollyander 31-35, F Mar 16

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    Initially I was forced to take TKD cuz my mom wanted me to learn self defense. I was 13 at the time. Against my will, I joined. It was very hard at first cuz it takes a while to...
    azngirl123 azngirl123 13-15, F Mar 16

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    I was born a premature baby and it’s crazy that I forget it, although I am experiencing something so life changing right now. I am 23 years of age soon to be 24 and life is...
    orville1990 orville1990 22-25, M 1 Response Mar 16