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I Was Supposed to Be Someone Else

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 52 People

    I Guess You Could Say I Was Supposed To Be A Lot Of Things

    but im still young and everybody makes mistakes young or old and I like who I am becoming just like a post said below Thanks for reading my story :)
    PRETTYGIRLHATESTHEWORLD PRETTYGIRLHATESTHEWORLD 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 9, 2011

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    What Happened to the Real Me?

    I had many ambitions and dreams when I was a teenager. I had planned on being a lawyer possibly or to be a big business manager somewhere. Those dreams faded when I became pregnant at the tender age of 16. Becoming a wife and mother at that age kind of changes your plans and...
    cinfullynn cinfullynn 46-50, F 8 Responses Feb 24, 2008

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    But I Like Who I Am Becoming

    I was having a pretty good life up until nearly a decade ago. I'd fought my way through misery, had therapy for a few years, got back to work, built up my career and reached my ambitious goal. Life was great. And just when life is getting great, something bad happens. My partner...
    Perturbee Perturbee 46-50, F Oct 5, 2009

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    One Wrong Turn Of Many

    She was my most intense crush. We rode the same bus, sat toward the front, being outside the in groups, being stoners, disdaining current music. For those few years we talked every day on the bus, we had the same small circle of friends. But she was a year ahead of me, and I...
    rattleschains rattleschains 41-45, M Feb 14, 2013

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    He might be gone this time. This will be like the 30th time I told him to take the **** he's selling and pitch it to someone else. Do women really lust after married men who have...
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    I would like to thank whoever it was who encouraged me to start writing about my experience and feelings. I wish I could remember your name. Writing has been incredibly healing...
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    Today, I finally mustered up the courage to tell my crush that I liked her. (Yes, my crush is a she.) Since I only get to see her in my fourth period class, I thought I had plenty...
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    But will change username To cope with crap on ep Or in real life
    OddButResilient OddButResilient 46-50, M 1 day ago

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    I am a seventeen year old (will be 18 in April) high school student. I have 6 credits out of 26 I believe is what I need. My class was supposed to be the class of 2016 I am clearly...
    Eloradanan98 Eloradanan98 16-17, F 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    The hardest thing I had to do, was watch the person I loved the most, love someone else.
    Awkwarddddddd Awkwarddddddd 22-25, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    Sometimes the smallest things can mean the world to someone else. The other day I was a mess and everything was going terrible. Then out of the blue, someone who I haven't talked...
    Hipstercatlover Hipstercatlover 16-17, F 4 Responses 4 days ago

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    Extremely long story short, there was an older guy in college who did inappropriate things to me that made me feel unsafe (I didn't know he was planning on doing those things, and...
    tallyellowgiraffe tallyellowgiraffe 26-30, M 5 days ago

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    Forbidden Fruit I loved someone. For the first time in my life i could actually say i loved someone. He....he was what i was looking for. Someone honest, someone who had felt the...
    PanPagan PanPagan 16-17, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Hey! Why are you so hard on yourself? Don't you know how beautiful and lovely you are? What do you mean I lie? :/ Hey I'm no liar! You're the one lying to yourself! saying, "I ain...
    soyyoprincesa soyyoprincesa 22-25, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    I was seeing this guy for almost a year. We were never a couple, just really close friends. But the time we spent together, and the way we connected grew into a deep love and...
    Niknak9225 Niknak9225 22-25, F a week ago

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    It happened again. Another person who I thought might become a part of my life walked away. I feel so foolish. I knew her for several months beforehand and once again, thought I...
    walkeninawinterwunderland walkeninawinterwunderland 22-25, M 3 Responses a week ago

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    It seems like a lot of grownups don't respect us teenagers and think that we are spoiled rotten and only think of ourselves. That may be true for some teenagers but not for me. I...
    xtrasillygirl xtrasillygirl 13-15, F Feb 2

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    I had been getting dressed every time I was home by myself. I always had a day off during the week and my wife worked a normal work week. So there was all dressed up in my favorite...
    silknrachel silknrachel 31-35, M 4 Responses Feb 2

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    I posted a story about someone I was talking to online well we've decided to just be friends which I'm happy about because I believe that him walking away so to speak gave room for...
    binxxy binxxy 22-25, F 2 Responses Feb 2

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    Hi my name is Jordan and I am 16..i am very emotionally and physically strong but I broke so easily..I need someone to talk to..My family is in court for the children custody of my...
    JordanTheLost JordanTheLost 16-17, M 4 Responses Feb 2

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    I want someone who will tell me they love me, who will call me cute little nicknames or even just babe or baby, I want someone who will hold my hand or put their arm around me...
    IWillGo IWillGo 18-21, F 5 Responses Feb 2

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    Ohhhhhhh damn I'm in a worst situation someone could ever be!!!!! Nope I don't fall in love with someone.... Someone else fall in love with me!!!! Ok I was chatting with one of...
    arshiazare arshiazare 13-15, M 1 Response Feb 1

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    its me that complicates things i have serious trust issues i met a guy a few months ago and he seemed amazing we had such a laugh and we were gonna meet the next day after talking...
    nicholajns6 nicholajns6 36-40, F 2 Responses Jan 31

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    I remember it every time before i fall asleep, holding you in my arms afraid to let go for fear i would loose you. I guess i was right, i shouldn't have let go. Now all i can do is...
    12m34 12m34 18-21, M 1 Response Jan 30

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    I came close a few times in my life already. But if I knew I could get someone, especially a woman or a child out of harms way, but knowing that I wouldn't be able to save myself...
    Pilotbob75 Pilotbob75 36-40, M 2 Responses Jan 29

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    why is it so damn hard to find someone nice to talk to? someone who u just click with to have a nice conversation? I see so many ppl in this website looking for someone to chat...
    asilver2 asilver2 26-30, F 4 Responses Jan 29

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    I have risked my own life to save the lives of others several times - and I would do it again in the blink of an eye. I'd rather be the one to get hurt than allow anyone else to...
    LoneSouls LoneSouls 31-35, F 2 Responses Jan 27

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    It is now 4 am while im writing this. My first love left my home ten hours ago but it still feels like two minutes ago that he told me that he asked someone else out. My heart was...
    poomiepoom poomiepoom 18-21, M Jan 24

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    Sometimes it's just wonderful to have someone scrub all your parts in a bath or showr
    donontario donontario 61-65, M 1 Response Jan 24

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    my boyfriend won't let me go home till I push out a nice load into my pants
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Jan 23

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    The story of my first (unrequited) love. Sooner or later in our lives we all come to a point in which it appears that all of our friends are dating someone , while we seem to stay...
    Frenzis Frenzis 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 23

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    I wish I had someone who I can shoot my random thoughts to. I'm happy and I just want someone else to know that too. I also want someone who will listen to my problems even though...
    YnessHeart YnessHeart 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 22

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    Ive pretended to be somebody else online for years. I'm in a terrible spot right now and just need to talk to someone. I know I'm sick and what I've done is wrong. I don't know why...
    Knope77 Knope77 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 21

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    I have done this off and on for years. And I honestly do not know why. I feel so terrible because I know I've hurt people. I just started again recently and was talking to guy, and...
    Knope77 Knope77 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 21

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    my wife is terminally ill & is on home hospice she's expected to die within 6 months I would gladly give my life up to savers
    jj8171966 jj8171966 46-50, M 4 Responses Jan 21

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    well he contacted me and we exchanged a few words. i'm so angry resentful I shouldn't speak to him at all right now. He does this stupid thing called "Drive by hi." Basically...
    v0lition v0lition 41-45, F 3 Responses Jan 21

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    i wrote on this website, I believe on this thread, several years ago, under a fake identity, which I cant remember. I would like to share an update and hopefully inspire someone to...
    olsenandolsen92 olsenandolsen92 18-21, F Jan 21

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    22 years ago I fell in love with a man I worked with. I was in my mid 20s and he was a year older than me. We started as friends and it turned to flirting. One day a coworker said...
    Freckles1969 Freckles1969 46-50, F 6 Responses Jan 20

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    If I saw anyone, including my EP friends, or a child or a mother....anyone that was about to be killed or injured, I wouldn't hesitate to remove them from harms way at the expense...
    Pilotbob75 Pilotbob75 36-40, M 2 Responses Jan 20

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