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    So Im thinking....if I had stayed in that school, I'd still be feeling just as crappy as I am now, but I would have some money, and I would be a 10 minute drive away from the Mr...   I have a **** hot CV, no lie. I have worked in some pretty good schools, one...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jan 28, 2009

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    Some Days The Most Well-laid Plans Turn Out To Be . . . Well . . . Not So Well Laid After All

    Following is an e-mail I sent to four friends after a day gone awry of trying to deliver six applications across the Metro Vancouver region.  Even if you aren't familiar with Vancouver and the surrounding communities, anyone who has every lived in a major city will...
    UnderEli UnderEli 46-50, M Jul 11, 2010

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    last year of school I was an intern with a local nonprofit and a volunteer with another one.  I found both using an online job search engine.  The internship offered me a job as a public policy assistant, which would have just been a whole lot of researching...
    yoyy yoyy 26-30, F 5 Responses Feb 1, 2009

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    Here's My Problem...

    Right now I am a nanny and it is slowly driving me insane. So I have been looking for special ed teaching jobs. I haven't gotten the job at the last 2 schools that I have interviewed for and so now I am going to get scheduled for an interview for next week sometime for a teaching...
    EllielleWriting EllielleWriting 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 10, 2009

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    Looking For A Job!!

    i am currently employed, working in the hotel industry, but my boss is like the biggest ******* in the world right now lol, and i have been looking for a new job for a while, and just recently there was a new shop that was announced to be opening in the town centre where i live...
    cowshed123 cowshed123 31-35, M 4 Responses Jul 12, 2010

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    Would You Say I Am An@l

    I am not technically unemployed yet because I have a severance package but I will be soon. Being the anal person that I am, the first course of action was to create an action register to detail the step by step detail of what actions I must take to find another...
    fungirlmmm fungirlmmm 41-45, F 16 Responses Jan 26, 2009

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    The Interview That Let Me Know I Didn't Want the Job After All

    This was when I was still pretty young -- maybe not even twenty, though I can't remember for sure.  I was well intentioned, had graduated from high school, but had practically no work experience, beyond newspaper deliver, neighbourhood pharmacy courier, and a very brief...
    UnderEli UnderEli 46-50, M 1 Response Jun 19, 2009

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    Tell me more. I want to hear your story.
    Bernsch Bernsch 18-21, F May 2

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    So I've posted a few times about my accidents and wettings. They're embarrassing and id freak out if anyone found out! I've only told my doctor. Anyway I want to hear your guy's...
    CuriousKitten101 CuriousKitten101 22-25, F 5 Responses May 2

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    Everyone has a story, don't they? I'd love to hear yours, if you'd take the time to share it with me. :)
    Morgan353 Morgan353 16-17, M 1 Response 5 hrs ago

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    This is a shared account between Jane and John. Jane's story. I am 20 years old, not too sound innocuous but I think I am very attractive I mean I have been chased after by a...
    bisexualcouple12 bisexualcouple12 18-21, F 1 Response May 7

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    Hearing people's stories gives me perspective on the human condition. I want to learn more about people and things.
    dourpenguin dourpenguin 18-21, M 1 Response May 10

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    I like hear real stories.....
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response May 3

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    incubator for 2 months when born, dad had brain aneurysm when i was 9--disabled, I had open heart surgery when i was 15, house burned down when i was 20--lost everything--lived...
    slammalamma slammalamma 46-50, M Apr 24

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    I only met my Parents twice. That was when i was 6 and 24 yrs old. I love them but it hurts whenever my mom yells at me over the phone saying that I'm the exact opposite of my big...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Apr 27

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    Dear Abby: My husband is a liar and a cheat. He has cheated on me from the beginning, and, when I confront him, he denies everything. What's worse, everyone knows that he...
    ceywat ceywat 51-55, F 7 Responses 4 days ago

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    It doesn't even have to be a cool job, whatever that means.. My dad said that I can try to get a summer job this year. I would like to be able to final work for once. Not sure...
    BenedictJones BenedictJones 13-15, M 5 Responses a week ago

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    Growing up as a boy i grew up in a home of neglect and constant arguments. At school I had very intense physical and verbal abuse without knowing the true meaning of a friend...
    jking21 jking21 18-21, M 1 Response May 9

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    Ghosts .... Or ... Spirits.... Do You believe in them?.... or do you think it's nonsense ? I'm just curious to hear what others think about this. I personally believe that Yes...
    A2Xfpqxttpyzz A2Xfpqxttpyzz 36-40 6 Responses 2 days ago

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    Isn't it amazing how we are all the same, yet individually different? I mean we all have a heart, eyes, ears, nose and a mouth yet each one of us is so very different? This world...
    fwxo fwxo 16-17, F May 3

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    My mom and husband slept together:"( I'm in intense therapy. I want to kill myself....but I have 2 adorable children with him....help. My heart hurts so bad:"(
    connie321 connie321 22-25, F 3 Responses May 4

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    So my boyfriend has 15 more days before he graduated from BMT (he's an airman) we've talked a lot about getting married the weekend of graduation or after tech school. My question...
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses May 5

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    My boyfriend left to BMT yesterday and it's hard on me because we were together every single day, talked to each other every second and now we have to learn to be independent.. It...
    ashleymaria1 ashleymaria1 18-21, F 3 Responses May 6

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    I am coming out...I am an ASEXUAL woman....I have told a few friends, but not family. I really need to talk to others who identify themselves as asexual, or want to know more about...
    Littlepigisabitlow Littlepigisabitlow 31-35, F May 10

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    Okay, so I was in the passenger seat... When I was 13 (and still am). I told my dad I was gay... We had a long talk and crying... He said he doesn't hate me... But he doesn't bring...
    ethan2159194105 ethan2159194105 18-21, M 3 Responses May 13

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    My baby is 17mths old, his dad just walked out and left us, he says he wants me back but doesn't bother with me he sees his son everyday but he doesn't text me or speak to me or...
    diddles23 diddles23 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 27

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    Tell me yours and I'll tell you mine.
    DrumheadTrial DrumheadTrial 18-21, M Apr 28

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    I had a relationship with a guy in college. he would call when he needed a booty call. one night he left a message on the machine asking me to come over and take care of him, but...
    Therealjason Therealjason 31-35, F 2 Responses Apr 29

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    You tell me yours, I'll tell you mine. I was born to druggies, and became one early on. Got touched by a dude when I was really young, became bulimic for almost 6 years and am...
    DrumheadTrial DrumheadTrial 18-21, M May 4

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    My parents found out I like guys about a year ago. They were not keen on it, and told me it was wrong. After that I was in a bearded relationship for about 6 months before I...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response May 4

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    Sometimes I want to run away and never look back.
    dlaurel dlaurel 18-21, F 1 Response May 9

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    Tell me your most funniest story :)
    Leylaboo Leylaboo 22-25, F 1 Response May 10

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    Im pansexual and want to come out.. But im in middle school
    superpuff superpuff 13-15, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I am looking for a girlfriend with whom I can be close. I don't appreciate small talk and want someone who can FaceTime me for hours and not get tired or bored. I want to be there...
    deliriouslydreaming deliriouslydreaming 16-17, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I've lost so many people in my life. I feel as if everyone in my life were to see me disappear, they wouldn't even care. I want to disappear from the world. I've been feeling this...
    meeaaa meeaaa 13-15, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    It definitely helps me with my own problems and it's nice to have a place to share stuff I've told absolutely no one. I'm glad this site exists.
    Bardowl15 Bardowl15 41-45, M 2 Responses Apr 26

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    I love writing on wattpad it gives me great satisfaction knowing someone is always reading but I wish I'd get more feedback on my work
    ButterKnuckles123 ButterKnuckles123 18-21, F Apr 27

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    I been best friends with this girl for some years well on December 12 2013 she asked me out.. I kept telling her I am I am straight.. well finally I told her yes.. we dated for a...
    bibatgirl5 bibatgirl5 16-17, F 2 Responses Apr 26

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    Well I'm bored so I guess I'll just talk about a random thought. I've always wondered what ever happen to the friends I made back when I was a kid. I use to move a lot back when I...
    SaiyanCat SaiyanCat 18-21, M Apr 29

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    Anyone here had to come out to a religious family? How'd that go?
    TheFreeSpirit TheFreeSpirit 18-21, F 3 Responses Apr 30

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    Tell me everything. I'll listen
    cmr426 cmr426 13-15, F 3 Responses May 2

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