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    I am sick of Pain!!!!! I've tried everything and I still have a lingering week and a half migraine. My nervous system is hyper sensitive so I shake, I bruise and it hurts to be...
    Nunashamed Nunashamed 36-40, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    Well, I'm exactly 32 months out from leaving my ex wife, which landed me on this site. Thankful for the opportunity to write out my thoughts and feelings. I went back yesterday...
    Lionsfan94 Lionsfan94 31-35, M 1 Response Oct 2

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    I've never admitted this. Not even to myself, I always wanted to believe that I was straight. Not that I have a problem not being straight more of the fact it's something I could...
    aKe2 aKe2 18-21, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    Is there anything wrong with that? I just want someone who isn't fake or manipulative. I don't want someone who makes me feel like I am worth the air I waste then turns around to...
    bmsartwell bmsartwell 13-15, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I am about to be 20 years old in a few months. However, when I was 17, soon to be 18 (at the time), I dated a Marine who was 23 about to turn 24. The only other significantly older...
    introvertpower94 introvertpower94 18-21, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    My name's Chris. I'm 14, I turn 15 on October 30th. The day before halloween. I go to high school, 9th grade. I'm gay, closeted. I've been through things that no one that I know...
    ChrisLN99 ChrisLN99 13-15, M 1 Response Oct 9

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    Want to and trying to, but memories always comes back. I suppose I am not strong enough to do so despite wanting to. I want a more positive image of myself and past always comes...
    asert12345678 asert12345678 31-35, M 4 days ago

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    I don't know why I do. I really wish I could get the thoughts out of my head I constantly think about it and wish I was, i hate it . I had to get an ultrasound done because i have...
    Snowbunny8711 Snowbunny8711 16-17, F 1 Response Sep 30

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    I have no idea what I want any more. I'm afraid things won't change and I'm afraid to go and look for something different
    KMchick KMchick 22-25, F 2 Responses Oct 1

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    US, September 29, 2014: It remains a mystery as to why, and how, thousands of Muslims––some of them women too––from the West, have covered such a long distance to join ISIS...
    valha11a valha11a 46-50, M 1 Response Oct 3

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    Havana (CNN) -- In the sweltering Caribbean heat, the Cuban doctor swathes himself in a plastic protective suit. Seven different pieces of clothing, including two sets of gloves...
    sogdianrock sogdianrock 51-55, M Oct 12

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    I want to change the way I talk to people. I want to ask them how they are. I want to make sure they're okay before we enter conversation. I want to change the way I walk. I want...
    acorn288 acorn288 16-17, F 1 Response 13 hrs ago

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    Volunteering gives me a reason to live. I see all the lives I've touched and it makes me want to live. I'm going through rough times but volunteering makes me remember that i can...
    gilligan234 gilligan234 13-15, F 2 Responses Oct 9

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    I've been meaning to record these words in some manner or another for some time. Not necessarily because I want feed back on it, but for my own reflection and say...self searching...
    CarlyOnline CarlyOnline 18-21, F 10 hrs ago

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    Grey Eyes:A Memoir prologue- Avi knelt on the windowsill and looked out at the cars whizzing past below. Rain was falling, but the streets remained full of people on their way to...
    TenThousandSorrows TenThousandSorrows 22-25, F 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    1.) I'm a libra 2.) my birthday is October 10 3.) I'm 17 4.) I'm a girl 5.) I am the youngest in my family 6.) I have one older sister 7.) I'm in 11th grade 8.) I have blonde hair...
    wedgieshurtalot wedgieshurtalot 16-17, F 3 Responses Oct 10

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    I Want to Know If You've Done Any of These Things [X] Smoked A Cigarette [X] Smoked A Cigar [X] Kissed A Member Of The Same Sex [X] Are / Been In Love [X] Dumped someone [X] Been...
    MFeisty MFeisty 41-45, F 1 Response 5 hrs ago

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    I'm having a really hard time finding volunteer options in my area. any suggestions?
    vyctoriaa vyctoriaa 16-17, F 3 Responses Oct 8

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    Finally took step to do some volunteer work. The altruistic purpose is to fight my depression but I'm still so nervous I won't be any good or of value to them. My anxiety is...
    squirrelbounce squirrelbounce 36-40, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    1. My name is Chris. 2. I am 39 years old. 3. I do everything left handed except playing guitar. 4. I have Schizo Affective Disorder 5. I also have Asthma 6. I used to smoke...
    AnAutumnWind AnAutumnWind 36-40, M 2 Responses Oct 10

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    Well, I've given a lot to this world. I've listened, I've observed, and I've fed back where I can to those who need to hear it. I haven't reached a tremendously wide audience, but...
    cloudsoflife cloudsoflife 26-30, M 4 days ago

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    haveing volunteered for quite some issues seems been a positive part of the society have been able give back something back to the society which has given me lots ..
    romell romell 36-40, M 1 Response Oct 15

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    I'm thinking about volunteering at my local animal shelter for about a year or so, but I'm not sure if I'd actually be helpful or if I'd end up giving up halfway through.
    jessyjessxx jessyjessxx 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    Being an ep volunteer is the best, and I highly recommend it to anyone that enjoys helping people out. I'm always here 24/7 if anyone needs anything, I'm always here to listen.
    Marielights Marielights 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    I literally just woke up out of my sleep crying, angry, hurt and confused about this nightmare. The first part of my dream was kind of weird. I was with some guy who was famous...
    momofuno momofuno 26-30, F 18 hrs ago

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    Currently I have lost almost 130lbs from my highest weight. I only have 15lbs left to reach my ultimate goal. I already feel much stronger, healthier, more in shape and more fit...
    MsNobodySpecial MsNobodySpecial 26-30, F 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    i had always hoped i'd be more outgoing. a thinner, prettier me. someone who spends the weekends helping the planet by doing community service and volunteer work. i wanted to be a...
    aciddreams aciddreams 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 13

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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 Oct 2

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    I had my heartbroken and was encouraged to volunteer ...today I did!! I'm a tutor for a second grader..I have a feeling he is gonna help me more than I can help him! Was awesome to...
    stillhavehope3 stillhavehope3 41-45, F 5 Responses Oct 16

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    I have some form of anxiety I know it is not depression or separation anxiety but I can't find a name for it. It comes as the same form of anxiety but it's constant. What happens...
    GirlInABottle GirlInABottle 13-15, F 2 Responses Oct 17

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    We are both female. I am 21 and she's 17. I was honest with her that I'm a bisexual. She insists that she is straight. We are friends. We kiss, we make out, we text each other all...
    sorrowandstrength sorrowandstrength 18-21, F 1 Response 18 hrs ago

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    Anger by akaShaun.. Just wrote this.. Opinions? I feel like its me against the world The anxiety just made me hurl These struggles, I will survive Or maybe that's just another...
    akaShaun akaShaun 16-17, M 3 Responses 21 hrs ago

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    Yup! I did it! (but need to write more)
    TheEmberLeader TheEmberLeader 22-25, M 1 Response Oct 16

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    Okay, so I will try my hardest. 1. I am 15 years old. 2. I live in Michigan. 3. I love rock music. 4. I like brown eyes. 5. I'm terrible at expressing my feelings. 6. I don't...
    GoneToWonderland GoneToWonderland 13-15, F 1 Response Oct 13

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    I’ve decided to stop reading to Tammy. Yesterday, she invited my daughter, 96yo Mandy, and me to a brass band concert; then she disappeared inside. Her roommate-assistant looked...
    PhresnoPhoenix PhresnoPhoenix 36-40, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Did date a lady 20 years older than I back in the late 80's. I think I was about 28 so she would have been 48 ish. It was pretty good. We had similar interests and neither of us...
    picklebobble picklebobble 46-50, M 1 Response 17 hrs ago

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    I would really like more choice and control over whom can interact with me. Putting it simply. I don't want interaction with anyone under the age of 18; I'm a parent and I don't...
    TheMightyAphrodite TheMightyAphrodite 41-45, F 8 Responses 16 hrs ago

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    I'm the type of person that is guaranteed to die of a broken heart. I don't understand this world. Why doesn't anyone stay? Why doesn't anyone want me for more than a few months...
    Rosaalie Rosaalie 18-21, F 2 Responses 5 hrs ago

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    im struggling too make ends meet I have 16 cent to my name and I want too get back in school , I've recently moved too a new state and I will be homeless soon :( I just want too...
    AfricanHazee AfricanHazee 18-21, F 4 hrs ago

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    i want a hot and sexy girlfriend who trust me and much more thing we can do to keep our relationship strong.
    abdi0 abdi0 22-25, M 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    Always felt pulled towards the samaritans,on tuesday i go for my first meeting as a volunteer.i really hope i am good enough to make a difference to even one persons life 💕
    justagirl72 justagirl72 31-35, F 5 Responses Sep 27

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    why are the rules so variable? a teenager can post the most vulgar obscenities and insult people. i wrote a question about funny made up rapper names - nothing obscene , vulgar or...
    karenmbrown karenmbrown 51-55, T 3 Responses Sep 28

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    Anyone here to volunteer?💕
    ninaaaxx ninaaaxx 13-15, F 8 Responses Sep 28

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    I'm an average teenage girl, but don't have many friends anymore. I need somebody to talk to. Who's going to volunteer?
    nicoleleightonx nicoleleightonx 18-21, F 16 Responses Sep 30

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    So this picture is a rare one indeed. I am almost never around children, but when I am. I have had some good times. I love my cousin's kids that I only once visited. I always hated...
    colorstone colorstone 31-35, M Oct 4

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    1. I am socially awkward. 2. I love being short. 3. I enjoy volunteering. 4. I...
    ComplicatedGirl18 ComplicatedGirl18 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 6

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    Maybe not 100 but I have a few. ; ) God. Family. Friends. Laughter. Donating. Music. Theater. Musicals. Volunteering. Cookies. Dressing up. Winter. Snow...
    ComplicatedGirl18 ComplicatedGirl18 18-21, F Oct 17