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    To Donate

    I've been getting ready all week and even left work early today to get there on time. I had an appointment to donate platelets today and thought it would be so easy... NOT! After all the iron pills and forced meals with additional iron to prepare myself NOTHING! I'm still...
    mysplitpersonality mysplitpersonality 36-40, F 3 Responses Jul 28, 2009

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    Tuesday

    I left work Tuesday with a horrid migraine and in tears. I could hardly speak and MnM suggested I let the teen drive, so I did. I didn't care that I had class, I didn't worry about having left work early, I couldn't think anymore and needed relief. I was desperate and...
    mysplitpersonality mysplitpersonality 36-40, F 12 Responses Oct 16, 2008

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    I Wanted To Help

    Looking back through my life, I think I failed most people who I've tried to help out. I'm trying to remember if there was even one person I was successful with. I've failed at many things so this isn't going to completely discourage me, but this certainly makes me wonder what I...
    Sinaname Sinaname 26-30 Jun 10, 2012

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    I Tried to Make My Parents Understand....

    I met him 2 years ago....we've been together since sep 27 to 4th march. I never met anyone who understood me so well and was so good at handling me, my issues...it was perfect. But ofcourse we both were addicts...we rook two drugs basically cocaine and pot...... my parents...
    jackass jackass 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 9, 2008

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    Reflections

    It was a morning with light drizzle. Another turn on the road of life that I believed will take me to a high destination. Yes, it was start of a new journey. Driving on the highway, I observed the locals and the surroundings passing by. The word "Variety" would be right for folks...
    anathematism anathematism 22-25, M Feb 6, 2012

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    A Request From Heart

    To everyone whom i know or not, never make intentional mistake cause even if its minor never is the future known, CAUSE SOME ONE WILL HURT AND YOU WILL FEEL PAIN AND GUILT......To everyone whom i know or not, never commit a crime not only think for yourself but most important to...
    evilkilllingme evilkilllingme 22-25, F Aug 1, 2013

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    I Showed Up

    I made it on time to the big show of life but everyone has already left and gone home it appears.
    deleted deleted 26-30 Nov 13, 2010

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    I Promised Myself

     That I wouldn't get emotional. I promised myself that I would not cry for the whole month. Well, yesterday, after only 9 days, it happened. I was sitting in my english class, and we got an assignment called "who am I?". It's meant to help actors look deeper into...
    thegirlwiththefatcat thegirlwiththefatcat 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 7, 2009

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    Helping. Am one who cares

    and worries. Tried to help over 80. Grew tired of worrying about so many. Asked them to do three posts that help me and others. Many balked. Some barked. Let them have their pain. They proved rabid so leave them their moronic distractions and relax. 14 did a...
    Livyn4pals Livyn4pals 46-50, M 1 Response Feb 16

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    I Tried

    to get clothing donations online because I want to start my own Thrift Store!  Unfortunately  all I got was a list of places to donate to.  Not at all what I was looking for.Do you know how I can get clothes donated to me?   I want to under sell the  overpriced  Thrift...
    aquarius3 aquarius3 61-65 1 Response Jun 10, 2012

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    I Tried. I Really Did. Saved Lives For 10 Years Now Being Spit Out Like Rotten Fish.

    We bought this little house (-900 sq ft) several years ago. The house inspector we had to hire told us of many things, but until we moved in I had never walked thru it with shoes off. Thats when I noticed practically the whole foundation was all cracked up. The sellers had...
    Akaterr Akaterr 41-45 Nov 27, 2011

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    Honestly, what good does trying do anymore?

    I am always let down in the end.
    MajesticDreams MajesticDreams 18-21, F Jul 15

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    Platelets

    I had a 9am appointment this morning and was up and ready. First they checked both arms to make sure they could find two good veins. Oh wait, in case you aren't familiar with the procedure "Apheresis", it's when you only donate platelets, blood cells used to control...
    mysplitpersonality mysplitpersonality 36-40, F Feb 22, 2009

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    Yep i did. Tried to show whats wrong.

    Got called negative. Labeled antisocial. Put on meds that made me worse. Given money to rent a home. Or eat. Or see a doctor. But had to pick one of the three. So i moved to where i could pick more. Or thought i could. Then tried to work again...
    Livyn4pals Livyn4pals 46-50, M Jun 21

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    So You Can't Say I Didn't.

    I wanted you to let me in, I tried being a friend. But, you pretty much brushed me away. So I want to say **** YOU TOO! Worst part is, you'll never know this is about you and I'll never tell. And I'll continue to keep letting you push me away. And I'll never voice to you that it...
    ScottyIsaDinosaurMotherfuckers ScottyIsaDinosaurMotherfuckers 22-25, M May 3, 2011

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    Cutting..

    I tried it..i did it..yesterday night..I had to..I had to find the answer..   Does it help?   No love, it does not..it seems so, but it does not..it will just add to misery each time you see that deep wound on your hand.. I did it..now you dont! Because it does not...
    Floydian Floydian 22-25, M 11 Responses Jan 29, 2009

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    Over the past week or two those

    who saw my last post know I have immersed myself into masculinity in hopes of removing stress from my wife and convincing myself to be happy manly. I accomplished the first part. Today I was overwhelmed with depression though, so I continue.... I hate being me, I hate my life, I...
    Christinamarie3095 Christinamarie3095 41-45, T 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Over the past few weeks (or months) I haven't posted because I have something to admit to you guys. It's really hard for me to say so I'm just going to get on with this. I tried...
    ZoeAmilia ZoeAmilia 16-17, F 5 Responses Oct 1

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    I feel as if i’ve tried everything to cure my anxiety, i don’t know where my problems even come from, but i alienate myself, and put myself through self-pity. I have had a...
    chaseadee chaseadee 18-21 Oct 6

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    Hi everyone! I'm really sorry I haven't been on EP in a few months. My life has changed quite a bit. On April 23rd 2014 I tried to commit suicide. I was completely done with...
    Linsey14 Linsey14 18-21, F 2 Responses Oct 11

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    I was at the gym today aiming to get that 5 miles in 40 mins by doing brisk walking with a little elevation. Anyway, the gym was for both men n women. This guy ive been eyeing on...
    Elleshore81 Elleshore81 31-35, F 1 Response Sep 27

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    I have not ever been able to meet somebody online , ( attached is a photo ) I need some help am i unattractive ? I have tried several sites all i wanted was a female to just chat...
    EjTwinty EjTwinty 18-21, M 5 Responses Sep 29

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    I tried to kill myself four times in 2012. The fourth attempt put me in a coma for two weeks. My family was very traumatized. My sister now has a drug and alcohol problem and I...
    medicinehead medicinehead 41-45, M Oct 5

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    To this day I believe that I am the only person born and raised in Los Angeles to have never tried any drugs... well besides booze of course
    AreYouDaft25 AreYouDaft25 31-35, M 3 Responses Oct 14

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    I have tried dating websites for the past few years. I have normal clothed pictures of me up on my profiles. No hits, no messages nothing.. I feel like most women if not all do not...
    Niko864 Niko864 41-45, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I tried it a week ago and I absolutely love it. So much better than weed or alcohol. Goal: being able to take mdma once in a while without getting addictet
    tellmeimnormal tellmeimnormal 18-21, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    i guess its still present tense but ive felt so numb and ive done all sorts of things to try and actually idk, become unnumb i guess!! but it pretty much turns into destroying...
    maddisonn maddisonn 16-17, F Oct 2

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    I drank chamomile tea for back pain and it seems to calm the pain in my back. Please try it and tell me what you think!
    SorrowofHeart SorrowofHeart 51-55, F Oct 3

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    It was an unmitigated disaster. I was so angry at him, justifiably so. For about three months after his betrayal I attempted to have an affair. I decided to have an affair with...
    ObiOneyouremyonlyhope ObiOneyouremyonlyhope 41-45, F 2 Responses Oct 4

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    I love slacklining. I struggle with anxiety and whenever I start feeling anxious I go slacklining. You sort of have to clear you mind to focus in balance and usually makes me feel...
    zclimber zclimber 18-21, M Oct 6

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    I fear that I am incapable of having a loving relationship
    spicegirl100 spicegirl100 46-50, F 2 Responses Oct 9

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    I can't stop thinking about it. I just want to do it again.
    Kelnea Kelnea 13-15, F 4 Responses Oct 12

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    Ugh, it is a complete mess. So many guys who were just the same as the rest of them. Then I stumbled upon his profile. He was very nice looking, and his profile was very...
    NewBeginnings77 NewBeginnings77 31-35, F 5 Responses Oct 13

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    recently my emotions are pretty low and I just feel my negative thoughts piling up. Today wasn't too bad but I have stress of up coming tests, I am feeling pretty lonely recently...
    raraggl raraggl 13-15, F Oct 13

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    I just smoked pot for the first time. And I'm sick. But like for a few minutes after I took the first few drags- I felt like I was gonna hurl. Is that normal?
    PunkRockUnicorn PunkRockUnicorn 13-15, F 2 Responses Oct 16

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    I smoked one puff of marijuana about a month ago and got really bad symptoms like my body going numb and everything going in slow motion and things would repeat and my heart would...
    simmonds76 simmonds76 70+, F 6 days ago

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    I actually bought a used wedding gown from a professional photographer who had used it as a prop. Before I bought it she let me try it on to make sure it fit. She even helped me...
    debbienc debbienc 61-65, T 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Be careful but it is a fantastic feeling !!!
    spmans79 spmans79 51-55, M 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    My dad didn't go to work and when I went over there today after school he didn't say anything he sat in the living room with nothing on it just looked down at the ground for like...
    sommer02 sommer02 16-17, F 1 day ago

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    I meet this guy on line ... Dating site. We exchange emails for a couple of days. He's not really my type but he's kind and funny and seems to be into my defective ***... He...
    DrFrodo DrFrodo 41-45, M 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    I have this friend that I have known for years and I love her deeply. I have expressed this to her many times, talked about it with her a few times and came on to her when I...
    whatsname whatsname 22-25, M 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    I often feel so tired I don't do what I enjoy. I like listening to music and watching movies. But I haven't listened to music in a few days. It is hard because when I feel tired...
    1lonelydaisy 1lonelydaisy 41-45, T 2 Responses 3 hrs ago

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    This story has been a long time coming. I started to write this story a few times, and posted it a couple times, but I always went back and deleted it after a little while. I haven...
    Friability Friability 18-21 2 hrs ago

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