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I Want to Say What I Should Have Said

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    I Regret Never Telling Him

    Back then I never knew what I wanted. You asked me several times and I failed to answer. I bet you thought I was uninterested. I should have told you how much I wanted you, how loyal I would be to you, that my ultimate goal was to visit you and be your little pet. It's...
    Mediocre Mediocre 22-25, F Oct 20, 2009

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    The First One

    There is so much that I think we left unsaid, so much that I wish I had said to you. I was always so afraid of being clingy that I never asked you anything. I prattled on about me and my childhood and I never even knew what your average day was like. When did you wake up? Where...
    LovesLaborsLost LovesLaborsLost 18-21, F Sep 25, 2012

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    You.......

    ....looked fat in your wedding dress and your husband raped me. You knew that last bit already but you seem to have forgotten
    deleted deleted 26-30 16 Responses Dec 11, 2008

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    God.. I Messed Up.

    Think I'm going for a walk now I feel a little unsteady I don't want nobody to follow me 'Cept maybe you I could make you happy you know I could do a lot of things And i do. God..   She took me to work today, laughing and joking; but I knew...
    HypeArt HypeArt 18-21, F 4 Responses Jan 28, 2009

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    I Love Her More Than She Will Ever Know...

      I am 25 years old , I love one girl since last 3 years. She is very beautiful & anyone can fall in love with her. We were working in a same company. Our departments were different so sometimes we had a glimpses. Whenever she & her friends were crossing us she was always...
    rohit1986 rohit1986 26-30, M 2 Responses Oct 6, 2010

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    Missed Opportunities

    I’ve let so many opportunities pass me by all because I’m shy and generally need a great deal of time to begin to be comfortable in a new situation with new people. My reclusive and anti-social nature has always worked against me in so many aspects of my life. I just don’t...
    LordNothing LordNothing 26-30, M 3 Responses Feb 8, 2011

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    I,....

    want to work the night shift. coming home at 11pm is better than waking up at 5am. ktnxbai.
    Tesse Tesse 18-21, F Dec 23, 2008

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    Select Text From My Best Friend: A! ******* You!

    You know you should really get back to work so you don't lose your manager position at the store, I mean your abilities at this store are so incredible I really think they should promote you to CEO right now. you have a confused look on your face...do you have amnesia of...
    cassandrathethinkerbleedsteal cassandrathethinkerbleedsteal 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 26, 2009

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    ...To Their Face.

    .   Until that's possible, have to finish arranging the song and record it. *with nothing fancy, just a piano and my mp3 player.  
    Maxine13 Maxine13 16-18, F Dec 22, 2008

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    No Matters If She Loves Me Or Not, I Love Her And Will Love To My Last Breath

    That time I'm in my 10th standard, 18 years ago, one day sitting with my friends when I first saw her and ohhhh man... I am gone. I still remember she was just walking in the park with her baby sisters when for no reason she looks behind and our eyes meet and Butterfly running...
    biplab2008 biplab2008 31-35 1 Response Nov 2, 2012

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    What I Should Have Said and Now Chews On My Mind

    -he was the reason i could cope with all that the others were doing to me -i wished we could support each other -he was the first man i loved -i felt guilty -i wanted him to be happy at any cost -i was shy and it took much effort to do what i did -i appreciated him  ...
    naranja naranja 22-25, F Jan 10, 2009

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    Well.....

    i feel just a little sad sometimes because people on EP seem to be close & have little groups of friends and ......i'm never a part of that.  i guess i wish i would belong to something.......doesn't have to be on ep, lol.  but since i'm here...
    kylae77 kylae77 31-35, F 6 Responses May 30, 2009

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    Sorry I Was Too Late

    I should have told you that I loved you before six years ago today.  I should have thrown my arms around you and solved the conspiracy that was playing in your head.  Your schizophrenic delusions were too much for me to understand. It's too late now, but I hope you...
    notreallythere notreallythere 36-40, F 2 Responses Sep 22, 2010

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    I Need to Learn to Speak Up

    Why can't I tell people when what they are doing is hurting me? Why am I so shy that I cannot say those words? But by the time I am able to say them it is too late? Dammit, why can't I just say it?
    12bnvd 12bnvd 26-30, F Dec 23, 2008

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    I Said A Lot But I Wish I Could've Said More............

    So today I finally had off work and my best friend, her boyfriend and my boyfriend all hung out today. I was really looking forward to it because we all haven't hung out in a while. After my boyfriend got out of work around 1 p.m. he asked me if I wanted to come over for an hour...
    thesuitelife285 thesuitelife285 18-21, F 2 Responses Oct 18, 2010

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    I Love You

    I know it's crazy, but i do i am telling you this because i'm leaving, and i don't know when i'll see you again i know there's no chance of you're ever loving me back i just want you to know.
    forgetmyname forgetmyname 16-17, F Dec 7, 2008

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    If You Leave Me Now...

    ...I'm never going to let you come back. You seem to constantly be under the illusion that you are so damned good that I will stay here and wait for you. Your words are empty to me. And writing a letter instead of saying things straight to my face is a very easy way out. It's too...
    AllysonH AllysonH 18-21, F Jan 27, 2009

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    Just Say It

    I liked him for three years without faltering. His voice sent chills down my spine and his smile warmed my heart. I loved him but I felt it was wrong to love him so I didn't say a word. He lived not too far from me and we attended the same church functions all the time but I...
    bilomax bilomax 18-21, F Oct 7, 2012

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    Words Unspoken

    I should have told you. I should have tried harder to voice my thoughts and feelings. I shouldn't have held back, I shouldn't have hesitated, I shouldn't have pretended my feelings were any different. I regret never saying anything outright. I shouldn't have...
    SacchrineSmile SacchrineSmile 16-17, F Dec 13, 2009

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    Maybe It Wouldn't Have Mattered, But

    Please don't go. That's it. Kind of says it all, I think.
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jan 25, 2009

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    What I Was Really Thinking

    Instead of begging for your affections, pleading with you not to leave me, I should have said, " You're a lying, cheating, bastard."" I hate you for never being there."" I hate you for using me." " You never really loved me." " I was just a tool to make you feel better about...
    CandyArsenic CandyArsenic 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 24, 2011

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    Dear Mom,

    I wanted to say: I didn't choose to live the day I was born. Nor did I choose you to be my parents. It happened this way. I am working to make things better. I am a different individual. Respect my individuality.Don't expect me to be your xerox copy. If I have some qualities of...
    tenderfoot1 tenderfoot1 22-25, F 3 Responses Aug 30, 2008

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    If Only I Could..

    mary.. you have been there for my mum her whole life, you took care of your mother when she became ill, you looked after your sister who had mental problems, and you have always been there for your friend and for the rest of us. you were loved more than you knew. you had...
    FromTheHeartOfaWoman FromTheHeartOfaWoman 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 29, 2008

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    I should've said that you meant

    so much to me,that I wanted it to last forever,that I really wanted to end up with you. That I forgive you but I'm still figuring out how I'm going to trust you again. I should have said that I love you and I'll always choose you even if you think you're not the best but you,you...
    dauntlessK dauntlessK 22-25, F Apr 5

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    This is for alex. I know you are reading this.

    :) Hey, you! I know you won't like me doing this but this is what I want. I just want a story of how this amazing, kind, and loving guy met me. I just want to say a few words about my experience of you. I remember a lot of things about you. I'm not gonna go into details but...
    Wewerethereinthattime Wewerethereinthattime 18-21, F Aug 2

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    I've relived conversations,

    retroactively editing and sometimes completely changing them, plenty of times in my life. This is a regular mind-filler. "I should have said..." is a very familiar sentence in my life. I can be slow with humor, often thinking of tons of things that can bubble up bursting...
    WelcomeToEP WelcomeToEP 22-25 Jan 12

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    Speak Now

    I should've told me friend what's been eating at me all summer....On numerous actually. But I can't get the courage to tell her that I've been jumping from guy to guy to fill that emptiness. I should tell her how much he hurt me, how he broke my heart, how he used me, how he...
    justtalking justtalking 16-17 Aug 17, 2012

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    Time To Nut Up Or Shut Up

    For about a year now I have had a crush in this girl. She's really pretty and funny, not the smartest thing in the world but **** that. Any way, I have kept quiet for the last 9 months, I have had several chances to tell her how I feel but I have been to much of a p**** to do it...
    wildmike1998 wildmike1998 13-15, M Feb 20, 2013

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    Dear Mm

    I love you and you are the sexiest, most honorable, most protective man I have ever known.  I am a very lucky woman to have you in my life. 
    fungirlmmm fungirlmmm 41-45, F Feb 28, 2010

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    You are magnificent.
    JojaRodenaLente JojaRodenaLente 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 15, 2009

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    I'll Say It Now!

    No you did not love me! No i was not happy, all you did was destroy me, i protected you, remeber when you were being raped? Who rescued you? WHO SPENT THE WHOLE YEAR BY YOUR SIDE? You cheated on me, you hurt me more than anyone else, you played me, i was your little recovery toy...
    DizoDialectus DizoDialectus 13-15, M Sep 27, 2011

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    Lost Love

    What I said: "I love you.  I really do.  But, I think since we were best friends for so long, that is what it still is.  I don't want to hurt you, but we are going our separate ways anyway.  You are so wonderful and I know you will meet someone who will really be "in love...
    AKM31 AKM31 36-40, F 2 Responses Feb 17, 2009

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    What I Should Have Said Today

    What I should have said today at Applebees, when my niece and I were playing rock paper sissors, and my cousin told us we should shut up, because we were being 'too loud', I should have said, "Tony, she's seven; shut up. You're irritating." What I should have said today, when...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jun 12, 2010

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    In General...

      This isn't a specific story.just a general one in my life (maybe everybody's life)     I hate it when i get into a argument, or somebody says something SLICK and, I reply. BUT when I leave the situation-all of these words come to mind of "...
    lostprophet lostprophet 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 26, 2009

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    To a Few Different People

    1 - Your son isn't the angel you think he is.  You should know what he did to hurt me 2 - You're going to get locked up for raping me and good riddance while you stay sitting behind bars 3 - Yes I'll stay on the troupe 
    yoyy yoyy 26-30, F 2 Responses Dec 12, 2008

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    Back Off!

    You keep pushing and pushing my buttons.... hell i knew something was wrong by the way i woke up this morning. your hate and curses has entered my dreams.... attack my daylight hours. Hear me you son of a dog..... back off of me. you call my friends and want your two damn HATS...
    MorningBreeze MorningBreeze 56-60, F 6 Responses Sep 21, 2010

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    Dear Brother,

    I thought you were fully responsible for all what has happened to me. The years of unwanted abuse, the moments of fear and shame that I wish I could never have given you the power to have. But I looked up to you. I loved you. I still do. All I ever wanted to for you to accept me...
    FireCoyote FireCoyote 26-30, F 1 Response Oct 12, 2011

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    Related Experiences

    Too many memories :D My friend would always say this phrase to me when I would say regular sentences and I eventually got used to it. But lol, the she always got the nastiest jokes...
    FunnyandNerdy FunnyandNerdy 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 9

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    A few days ago my grandmother said that something was sticky and I said "That's what she said".
    BloodRedDarkness BloodRedDarkness 16-17, F Aug 9

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    Yesterday: Mom: I can make it tighter than that. Me: That's what she said.
    BloodRedDarkness BloodRedDarkness 16-17, F 2 Responses Aug 2

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    No hidden meaning or manipulation! I dislike it when people deliberately test your mind to see what they can mess with and say one thing but mean another... As well a lot of...
    MilweePetite MilweePetite 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 3

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    It's harder when people are around. That's what she said.
    BloodRedDarkness BloodRedDarkness 16-17, F Aug 15

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    I want to know, have you ever been enjoying your food so much that when you put the French fries in your mouth you accidentally bite your finger. I've done that twice now!xDDDD
    DavidRHall1996 DavidRHall1996 18-21, M 2 Responses Aug 7

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    Hold your tongue for a bit and think about what you're going to say because what you might say may mean some kind of a commitment for others. They may depend on what you had said...
    friednemo friednemo 22-25, M Aug 2

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    Think before you speak, I hold on to every word you say to me. Everything that spills out of your mouth means something and I analyze it for hours and try to figure you out but it...
    aliensexist12 aliensexist12 22-25, F Aug 20

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    I started talking to someone that was in one of my classes. I started to enjoy his company and spent most of my time talking to him we even went hiking together. I don't often have...
    bec413 bec413 18-21, F 2 days ago

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    I'm straightforward and I like people be as straightforward as they can, not just saying things for the sake of politeness 'cause....THAT IS ANNOYING! I don't want to spend my time...
    Naturalsimple Naturalsimple 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 20

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    THIS INFURIATES ME!! The freedom to write & share whatever I felt ~ the acceptance~ the TOLERANCE~ is why I fell in love with this site. Sadly, these things are vanishing, as...
    HisWetWife HisWetWife 46-50, F 2 Responses Aug 1

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    At baseball practice yesterday a kid got mad at me and kicked me between the legs I was so embarrassed as a couple parents were shocked by what they saw and I gingerly walked back...
    lepore lepore 18-21, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Soo, have you ever noticed that there is seriously only one you! At one point you were the youngest person on earth... And when you die you will become extinct, am I the only one...
    Bflyboo14 Bflyboo14 13-15, F Aug 11

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    It's never like how they portray it in the movies. No one has secretly lusted for me. I just want to know what that feels like.
    shortstackshell shortstackshell 26-30, F 4 Responses 3 days ago

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