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I Want To Help Theredlady Come Out Of Her Shell

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    I Am Taking A Trip Alone

    For the first time in my life..... the very first, I am venturing out alone. I'm taking a step from my comfort zone. I am , for the first time since getting married.. and since I became a widow, going on a vacation alone. No children or family of any kind. No friends are going...
    theredlady theredlady 41-45, F 30 Responses Apr 12, 2010

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    You Rock My Knee-high Socks!

    Just want to say that you're awesome, red!  I really enjoy your stories and whatnot and sometimes find much needed comfort in them :)  please do not stop submitting!!
    coffeeshopwithacause coffeeshopwithacause 18-21, F 2 Responses Feb 21, 2010

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    I Get Tired

    Sometimes, i read in the confessions because it's where my friends reside, conversing amongst themselves. It's where I tell them good night because that's where I know they will most likely see it. i don't usually go to confessions other than that. I read the occasional...
    theredlady theredlady 41-45, F 2 Responses Mar 3, 2010

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    And Here It Goes Again

    There is only one of me. I can't do it all. Certainly not alone. I feel alone. At this moment I am alone and feeling sorry for myself and there is nothing any one can do, because here I sit. This is my story tonight, this night. Tomorrow may be different, but tonight, I am...
    theredlady theredlady 41-45, F 5 Responses Mar 27, 2010

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    Not Sure.....

    I'm not sure if it had anything to do with the q&a introduction the other day or not, but I have suddenly got a whole new flood of friends coming through. For a change, it's not full of questionable characters.
    theredlady theredlady 41-45, F 3 Responses Jan 31, 2010

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    There Was A Time.

    There was a time when I would write to my heart's content, about all that I was feeling and experienced and dreamed.  No one knew for the longest time that I did this, except for my mother. When I went into high school I had such a miserable time because I was such an...
    theredlady theredlady 41-45, F 2 Responses Jun 23, 2010

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    A Poem

    A shining New York City night, a gum-smeared, trash-lined concrete red carpet and flourescent bulbs replacing stars. But soft!  atop the roofs where gargoyles share a  home with pidgeons the red lady perches, waiting for evil, cape billowing in the...
    coffeeshopwithacause coffeeshopwithacause 18-21, F 4 Responses Apr 28, 2010

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    I Think I Think Too Much

    I think, sometimes, I say too much. I shouldn't try to fix everything all the time. I don't have all the answers, but sometimes I just want to help so badly that I think I stick my nose where I shouldn't. I also am afraid that I ......disappoint people. I think too much about...
    theredlady theredlady 41-45, F 8 Responses May 9, 2010

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    Random Acts Of Kindness

    I deleted my original story for this group in my great purge, and this is one of the few that I truly regret having deleted. Since meeting theredlady during the great spelling debate, I've come to know her even better, and I am "oh so glad" she is indeed, coming out of her shell...
    AlternateSource AlternateSource 46-50, M 2 Responses Jan 24, 2010

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    Who Am I

    Who am I? Perhaps not the best place to ask this question of myself. This group was made to make me come out of my shell, not to justify it. Who am I? I am who you see not....... I am me. Pure and simple. The words I write are who I am. My thoughts and feelings, my dreams and...
    theredlady theredlady 41-45, F 15 Responses Mar 10, 2010

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    I Will

    I am theredlady. I am who I am and nothing more or less. I am not particularly wise or knowledgeable. I feel inadequate and shy and not quite sure of myself. So here someone has found me in my shell and thought I need to come out more.I am trying. I have a lot of "stuff" still to...
    theredlady theredlady 41-45, F 19 Responses Jan 27, 2010

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    One Thing Ticking... Heheheheh

    If you really want to me to come out of my shell. You need to know what makes me tick. To many things whirling round my brain to just settle on one of my faults, so I close my eyes and pull the first one out. Here it is... as I sit in my bedroom, huddled in a ball, too...
    theredlady theredlady 41-45, F 3 Responses Jan 19, 2010

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    Ah Well....

    Now is the time I guess I should say it..... I never thought I would. I thought for sure just a few months ago I was destined to spend my life alone without the love and companionship of someone special. I was wrong. I met the most wonderful man. Loving, caring, sensitive but...
    theredlady theredlady 41-45, F 17 Responses Jul 21, 2010

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    I Reserve Judgement

    I try my best not to judge people. I grew up being judged by adults and peers because of the way I dressed, my social status, my looks, and my personality. People rarely took time to know me. They didn't realize that the reason I was so reserved and shy was because I'd spent my...
    theredlady theredlady 41-45, F 16 Responses Feb 17, 2010

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    Ha! I Still Love Snow!

    I had so much fun with the snow we had. If you lived where I do, you might understand more. We NEVER get snow here. Oh, we've gotten dribbles and flurries that usually melt as soon as it touches ground. It never accumulates. A couple of rare occasions when we got an inch or two...
    theredlady theredlady 41-45, F 2 Responses Feb 13, 2010

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    He

    AnnRoseanneDan...... That's what he used to call me. You know, from SNL, before it sucked. LOL. He would tell me stories of all the places he'd been and people he's met. Once, he told me, as an art student Freddy Fender  came to the College he was attending and commissioned...
    theredlady theredlady 41-45, F 5 Responses Jan 28, 2010

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    Recurring

    I have a recurring dream. I've had it since I was twelve years of age. I 'm standing outside of the trailer we lived in then in Missouri. The ground is rocky and sharp and I'm standing in my pjs looking out into the woods at night. Everyone is asleep and the night is dark and...
    theredlady theredlady 41-45, F 4 Responses Feb 19, 2010

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    Drinking

    I love a good mixed drink. I don't care for straight whiskey or tequila or beer, but I do love a mixed drink.... 7n7, fuzzy navels, margaritas... there is a list. I gave it up though when my husband died. I was afraid. I was afraid of dying in a glass of liquor while my kids...
    theredlady theredlady 41-45, F 2 Responses Jun 6, 2010

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    He Was Soo Scary!

    I was just a mouse brown-haired girl and he was this big Biker looking dude with long strawberry blonde hair.... I went for a job interview in his cafe. He came out with his pant legs rolled up and his sleeves rolled up and an braid that went all the way down to his waist. Blue...
    theredlady theredlady 41-45, F 2 Responses Feb 6, 2010

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    I Dream

    I dream and spend the mornings crying. I don't know why. I rarely remember my dreams anymore. I am lonely and nalone.....and I'll say right now it's not an invite for perversion at my door. I don't want casual sex . I want ..... what I once had. I want it so much it hurts to...
    theredlady theredlady 41-45, F 2 Responses Feb 6, 2010

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    Sleep Talking.

    This seems to be my own personal little story telling group.... hmmm. Oh well. Here goes. I talk in my sleep. I don't mean that I mumble incoherent babble as I dream. I mean that if I'm caught at just the right time you can have a face to face normal conversation with me while I...
    theredlady theredlady 41-45, F 26 Responses Jan 24, 2010

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    I

    Sometimes, i read in the confessions because it's where my friends reside, conversing amongst themselves. It's where I tell them good night because that's where I know they will most likely see it. i don't usually go to confessions other than that. I read the occasional...
    theredlady theredlady 41-45, F 2 Responses Mar 3, 2010

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    Hmmm

     I could tell about myself in any group on this site. I have for awhile. Not every one reads about me. Not my friends here nor the ones who are not my friends. I guess since someone thought this is a good place for me to venture out of  my shell, I can do that here...
    theredlady theredlady 41-45, F 7 Responses Jan 19, 2010

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    Nameless

    In a swirl of pain and agony We sought to lose the battle Through the mist and foggy night We found one another. Embracing each other against the storms Of emotions and torments Searing pain We found our broken hearts Within one another. I embrace you now...
    theredlady theredlady 41-45, F 9 Responses May 12, 2010

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    Related Experiences

    So I'm a trans guy, female to male, and only one who knows this my psychologist. I still don't know how they haven't discovered it... My friends, family, almost everyone knew that...
    LeoThePandaHero LeoThePandaHero 16-17, M 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    In my last 'experience', I spoke about how I came out to my friends and I stressed at that point, I had NOT come out to my parents. Yet, as I write this, 5 months on from when it...
    QWERTYDAVIS QWERTYDAVIS 13-15 Jul 4

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    Ok, so I guess I'm just a bit scared, and I don't know how as well. My mum is a Christian, and I'm not sure how that'll affect her reaction and thoughts on me being bi...(like 75...
    loveyourselfalwaysxx loveyourselfalwaysxx 13-15, F 2 Responses Jul 5

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    Right basically I'm bisexual. And yes thought about it for more than half a year now. I came out at my old school. And in case your wondering yes, my parents & sister know. I'm...
    LivingLikeClara LivingLikeClara 13-15, F 2 Responses Jul 13

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    I am so very nervous to come out to my parents as bisexual. I have a note written already for them, but it is just a matter of time before I give it to them. I am going to college...
    thecellist thecellist 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 16

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    I came out as bisexual to only some people in my family; if my mom or grandparents find out I'll be disowned. :/ I haven't come out as Agender to anyone yet...
    SomethingGrimm SomethingGrimm 16-17, F Jul 23

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    I'm scared to come out because of my mum she hates lgbt she says why should they its digusting plus shes christian and my dads atheist but i dont what are his views on lgbt people...
    DarrenKasanga DarrenKasanga 13-15, M 2 days ago

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    I have been with my boyfriend for a year. At the beginning of our realtionship I was super attracted to him. Like I had never had a single thought of a female I only wanted him...
    jaybayy jaybayy 13-15, F 5 hrs ago

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    The pair walked together thru the breath-takingly beautiful Italian themed gardens... Everything about the place whispered romance in a deep husky voice.... From the smell of the...
    SweetKiester SweetKiester 36-40, F 4 Responses 3 hrs ago

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    When I'm cold I can control my nerves or something like that I can make myself warm, vice versa when I'm hot! I found out recently I can do the same in a room. Someone will say...
    mrmagnium mrmagnium 13-15, M Jul 22

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    I love taking photographs and sharing them on different sites but getting a caption for a photograph is always a challenge. Without a caption photographs lose so much, I am sure a...
    Shinesaathlove Shinesaathlove 46-50, M 3 Responses Jul 22

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    The power, it's something more. I have a theory, and I need every one of you, my brothers and sisters, help to solve it. Please message me.
    Cwins165 Cwins165 13-15, M 2 days ago

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    I would love to find a. Girl that would come and sit on me like I am her toilet and p*ss and p**p everywhere. That would be so sexy.
    Uspsquared Uspsquared 22-25, F 9 Responses Jul 8

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    I am going to do all I can to win her back by changing myself. Even if she decides she is done everyone benefits: i become the man only a fool would leave...I have learned to...
    wiseprotector wiseprotector 41-45, M 1 Response Jul 12

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    I've had bad experiences with self harm. i usually can go to my sister or something with the little things in life. but how can I stare at my baby pictures and think what happened...
    internationalinspire internationalinspire 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 23

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    I had a great day yesterday. I went out with some friends and we blew up some air mattresses, put them on a river in our city and we floated down it for hours. We had an inflatable...
    theothercuck theothercuck 26-30, M 3 Responses Jul 22

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    I will tell people who ask that I am bisexual with no preference for one gender over the other. But I've never told my family. It's not out of being afraid of their response...
    Avotica Avotica 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 22

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    I talked my best friends wife into flashing me after the BBQ this weekend. It was such a turn on! My buddy doesn't appreciate her like he should. And it's our little secret...
    karnaboy71 karnaboy71 41-45, M 4 Responses Jul 7

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    My wife is an actress - I usually love it! Sometimes I've watched her do a sex scene and thought to myself, "Holy cow, another man is kissing my wife's boobs!" Other times I've...
    theothercuck theothercuck 26-30, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    It's really cool and all.... only if you're any kind of naruto fan. Check it out. EP Link By the way.... when did Naruto become a love doujin anyway?
    NarutoShippudenFanGirl NarutoShippudenFanGirl 16-17, F Jul 11

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    I feel as if they're life may be in my hands. Like they're hanging on to their last thread and if I say the wrong thing once.... *snap ......they're string breaks... and it's all...
    aviodthisnoid aviodthisnoid 13-15, F 2 Responses Jul 11

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    OMFG ....... and only $9.95 a month.
    peza peza 46-50, M 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    i am going to go insane if these spammers do not get removed from EP. and even shut my account down
    Happywife14 Happywife14 31-35, F Jul 12

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    I lived through this and no one wins. Don't give up. Try therapy individual , couples , communication. My husband and I spent a lot of time unhappy because we didn't know to...
    itemember1221 itemember1221 41-45, F 1 Response Jul 12

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    Its pretty Self explanitory
    bucketman23 bucketman23 22-25, M Jul 18

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    I want be friends with girl no mater what won't leave my side and we can talk about every thin even sexual convos openly and we play Xbox and still together cos she be help ing...