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I Want to Stop Being So Cynical

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    A few years ago a best friend of mine and me stopped being friends. It wasn't a hateful separation. (We didn't part hating each other.) This is just a best friend I've had for...
    Ebbistarlight Ebbistarlight 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 10

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    I am not sorry for my opinions, and thoughts. Out of fear of losing loved ones and friends, I have sacrificed my honesty for their comfort. This is wrong, and should not continue...
    Trisyph Trisyph 22-25, F 4 Responses a week ago

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    I'm too tired. I just want it to all stop. It'll be better like that.
    DrowninginFear DrowninginFear 18-21, F 2 Responses Sep 17

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    i used to be attraced to older men now im not just stopped
    karlybaby karlybaby 16-17, F 4 Responses Sep 23

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    Khadijah062yu Khadijah062yu 31-35, M 1 Response Sep 3

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    By relying so much on things which include key word density which ended up completely within a webmaster's Handle, early search engines like google and yahoo endured from abuse and...
    Anthony825d5cr0 Anthony825d5cr0 31-35, M 1 Response Sep 4

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    Joshua603b4zn8 Joshua603b4zn8 31-35, M 1 Response Sep 5

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    This is the dream. It's easier said than done
    dontcareforlabels dontcareforlabels 41-45, M 6 days ago

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    Don't you think they go in hand?When the person has a brain,I mean.Every day they are feeding us with images that tell us how romance is supposed to look like: Conventionally...
    UrANUS101 UrANUS101 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 21

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    I want to stop being sensors by EP just stop this is supposed to be a free exchange of ideas, stop censoring me
    TheCreatorOfAll TheCreatorOfAll 16-17, M Sep 18

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    I have a similar experience as some people on here. It's plain and simple I'm in love with my best friend, ugh it just feels so good to say that lol. I see him every day we sit...
    lonesomerose lonesomerose 18-21, F Sep 8

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    I have a similar experience as some people on here. It's plain and simple I'm in love with my best friend, ugh it just feels so good to say that lol. I see him every day we sit...
    lonesomerose lonesomerose 18-21, F Sep 8

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    I want to get over my ex but he's around me every day, and I can't change that. He always tries to make me jealous and rubs everything good about his new life without me in my face...
    GabbyCot GabbyCot 18-21, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    I want to stop being superficial and shallow and wishing someone would save me. "You're your own savior." That's what I heard about from everyone I've met. It's true...I've...
    Concerto Concerto 22-25, F 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    I'm really scared to grow up so I act younger than I am... I'm terrified to stop being a kid... Does anyone know where I'm coming from?
    hermione118 hermione118 13-15, F 1 Response Sep 5

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    Please people, stop being fake, life is too short to spend a single moment not being who u really are. Let go of whatever insecurities u have, and just be urself and the right...
    Aquarius1402 Aquarius1402 22-25, F Sep 20

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    I just watched the movie, The Secret Life of Walter Mitty, it really struck a cord deep inside me. All my life I have wanted to see the world to experience the world, to meet new...
    Broken31 Broken31 31-35, M 4 Responses 3 days ago

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    When I don't come out of my room for a whole week and when I do I look like I've just been murdered everybody just shrugs and moves on no comment no questions nothing then they...
    TheHappyFox TheHappyFox 16-17, M 3 Responses Sep 7

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    "Open up and embrace life. Embrace yourself. Stop being your own worst enemy, and just be." -Awakening Vibrations
    princessjasmne princessjasmne 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 7

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    I recently decided for sure that I want to get really fat. I've always been gaining weight, but in the past year or so I decided I actually really love how fat I am. I am already...
    pinkprincess17x pinkprincess17x 18-21, F 8 Responses Sep 15

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    I want to be more open and less quiet. I'm tired of this girl too shy, too nice, I mean too much nice that I finished by being manipulate. I want to say what I want without being...
    otoumie otoumie 18-21, F 3 Responses Sep 15

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    1.I'm a pretty cautious person 2.That being said number 1^ I still long to be my true self with someone someday. 3.I like learning 4.I care too much about what others may think of...
    seeminglypossible seeminglypossible 22-25, F 1 hr ago

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    I had a bad falling out with a family member. It was really bad that the whole family just got shaken up. 10 years on we've never said a word to each other. The mere mention of...
    InSilence2012 InSilence2012 36-40, F 1 hr ago

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    I don't smoke but my dad quit smoking and he smokes 3 packs a day if not more.. If he can do you you guys can too. What he did was he eventually got down to 1 cigarette a day then...
    blossomingMe blossomingMe 18-21, F 20 mins ago

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    I feel so worthless.... I can't sleep at night which means I have to work later in the day... Working later in the day means I'm not off until late.... By that point my girlfriend...
    MrCutBleedSmile MrCutBleedSmile 18-21, M 10 mins ago

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    I have always been a bit cynical...I have always had issues with people not liking me because of my weight or whatever, so that's what started it, I think. Then as I have gotten...
    RubyLane RubyLane 41-45, F 1 Response Sep 17

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    So yeah. I'd thought id do this to see what's up. If anything, this is for the laugh and giggles of how lame I am. A bit about me: I'm 22 and I work with youth full time. I'm...
    HakuAvalon HakuAvalon 22-25, M 58 mins ago

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    So - I have never felt challenged. I never tried in school, or in college, and now I'm out in the real world. I started a couple businesses (all construction related, basically...
    milehighHeartbreak milehighHeartbreak 31-35, M Sep 5

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    I've got a list of a few reasons down here: 1. I don't have any real tangible goals or motivation to go anywhere. 2. I'm afraid of the future. 3. I hate myself. 4. I feel...
    Concerto Concerto 22-25, F 3 Responses 9 mins ago

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    I am currently trying to quit. I'm doing "stoptober" so this is day two. It's so hard but I know how good I'll feel and how many people will be proud of me if I stick at it.
    thefurthestthing thefurthestthing 18-21, F 8 mins ago

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    intelligent, virtuous, creative, unskilled, cynical, selfish, caring, cold, attentive, analytical. Beliefs: People are being consumed by technology. The earth didn't evolve...
    maiomeN maiomeN 16-17, F 2 days ago

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    I wish I could go back to my childhood; back when it was summertime, I could hear people still over visiting my family (the way the voices oscillate in eruptions of laughter), the...
    DreamChristine DreamChristine 31-35, F 3 hrs ago

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    Cynicism is the reason I'm not involved in inappropriate social behaviors that everyone seems to be into now. I've been to prom before, and all I can think when I see a couple slow...
    MarimbaJake MarimbaJake 16-17, M 1 Response Sep 7

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    I am open minded and want to meet people like. I dont judge or dont like to be judged for my life style. Shortly I am nudist bodybuilder WHO likes to take naked photo and hang...
    nudistsexymaster nudistsexymaster 31-35, M 8 mins ago

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    I always hated speaking publicly, presenting or being the centre of attention in fear of loosing face. Still, I volunteered every time while at uni. Now, doing my masters I am one...
    Sunflair Sunflair 22-25, F 1 Response 28 mins ago

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    1.paranoid 2.quirky 3.musical 4.short 5.obsessive 6.driven 7.spiritual 8.cynical 9.angry 10.artistic
    Juuuuuulia Juuuuuulia 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 22

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    Cigarettes may have a thousand names, but their value is the same: they provide comfort and pleasure in the form of habit and ritual, and in the pleasurable and physically...
    edr567 edr567 26-30, M Sep 17

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    My little sister two: Let me start off by saying that I really didn't want to do this story but people keep asking me. That being said any perverted comments will be reported to EP...
    FatTeen11 FatTeen11 18-21, F 3 Responses Sep 22

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    Christians are being murdered all over the world, and no one seems to be talking about it. This idea might seem foreign to us in the United States, where Christians are able to...
    valha11a valha11a 46-50, M 1 Response Sep 21

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    You know when you get the cue for the right time on some thing? well...i think this is it. this is my cue to divorce my husband. We have been very unhappy with our marriage. From...
    lilacslolita lilacslolita 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 22

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    The first thing you should know about me is that I am an outsider. Yes, I have friends. Yes, we hang out. Once a month. That's about it. Those are my friends. That's my social life...
    hunniebunney hunniebunney 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 18

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    This isn't my natural state. It's like every day is Halloween. Everyone's in their costumes. I seem to be sewn into mine. But everyone else seems to be enjoying the party, or they...
    Anyiel Anyiel 26-30, F 1 Response Sep 21

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    I'm going to try to make this story short if I can. I'm now 26 years old I met my boyfriend two years ago at my job. 4 months after starting there him and I started dating on our...
    lifeisnotasiexpected lifeisnotasiexpected 26-30, F 1 Response Sep 2

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    Family: *says something racist* Family: *says something sexist* Family: *says something homophobic* Family: *makes fun of my subculture* Family: *insults my style* Family: *insults...
    CanYouHearTheSilence CanYouHearTheSilence 13-15, F 1 Response Sep 3

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    Pseudocide. It is a word that is both beautiful and frightening. Pseudocide: the death of identity, the cessation of the self. For years-- at least half my life-- it has been an...
    WildMagic WildMagic 26-30, F 1 Response Sep 3

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    I had a best friend. She was silly and crazy to be around. Most days she was depressed. It was always, "Why don't they want to hang out with me. I'm never included in the...
    HKT1993 HKT1993 18-21, F 9 Responses Sep 7

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    I was in a relationship for three and a half years. We broke up five times for a multitude of different reasons. I had a miscarriage. We spent most of the relationship living at...
    ImaginedTherapy ImaginedTherapy 18-21, F 2 Responses