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I Was Told I Would Not Grow Old

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    This is an experience I've never before revealed. As I meet more people on EP and read their experiences I have begun to appreciate the cathartic effect of sharing. I must have...
    DD4UOK DD4UOK 51-55, M 1 Response Jun 22

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    I was looking at an old picture tonight. It's the one of me laying in the sarcophagus in the King's chamber of the Great Pyramid from back in '80. I was thinking there is nothing...
    tastyfrzz tastyfrzz 46-50 Jul 9

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    Once I had a male best friend when I was in College. He was my Senior. We used to talked for hours after class. We often spent our days just sit in front of piano in a classroom...
    ShastaMt ShastaMt 36-40, F 5 days ago

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    Never gonna grow up. Ever. Ill always be mentally 10
    KrissyBearRawr KrissyBearRawr 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 8

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    I am 30 years old and i am finding myself more attracted to women in their late 30's to mid 40's. They are so much more mature and experienced, in my opinion.
    Workoutguy720 Workoutguy720 26-30, M Jul 13

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    8 months ago i came home from my high school football game and had noticed a lump on the top of my right wrist but didnt remember getting hit at all....the next day my mother had...
    Marcus206 Marcus206 13-15, M Jul 10

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    My best friends I have are amazing and I never want to lose them. The other friends came and gone but the real true friends stay with you. I love them to death and I want to be...
    Diamondgirly Diamondgirly 18-21, F Jul 12

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    I'm a young mom I'm 23 and have a 3 month old. Everyday is horrible for me I constantly cry and have irrational thoughts I have been on five different meds go to therapy and...
    felicialynne11 felicialynne11 22-25, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    The moment I saw her, I felt like I had attained my purpose in life. Her beautiful hair, her lovely face and her amazing personality had won me over. She was the most prettiest and...
    dude212121 dude212121 22-25, M Jul 1

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    hai my name is Emily im 13 i got 3 older brothers Jake who is 17 Zach who is 19 and Logan who is 22, my mother said "Emily do your homework" and i said ok thrn i went into my room...
    TheHappyRainbow TheHappyRainbow 13-15, F Jun 24

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    Christmas Day, she told me "you're my best friend" and it's been the same since I met her about ten years ago. Do you ever just realise when your friends are just slipping away...
    AbbieEva AbbieEva 16-17, F 1 Response Jun 25

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    I was involved with the mother of a friend of mine. He never found out. It was very complicated because she became a widow suddenly. It was all very tragic. I know that it...
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    I was fine with my physical appearance until one day I was hanging out at the park with a friend when a "queen bee" started calling me out on my average size body. After that my...
    kat990 kat990 13-15 Jun 28

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    By a friend with one-sided(ish?) feelings. I couldn't honestly tell the guy that the feeling's mutual. One, it caught me off guard and was kinda freaking out. Two, I am incredibly...
    almaera almaera 18-21, F Jul 1

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    I feel like they're slipping away and I don't know why. Am I doing something wrong? Am I too attached? I don't get it, I simply don't. I love the friends I have and I don't want...
    Faith716 Faith716 13-15, F 1 Response Jun 27

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    She treats me like ****. But I love her and that might be the reason I'm getting more depressed again
    y0ur3b3au1fu1 y0ur3b3au1fu1 13-15, F 1 Response Jun 27

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    I've been through primary and ,secondary school with them and now I'm going on to college with some of them soon ,we might even live together ,I hope we stay friends till the end...
    Life8227 Life8227 16-17, F 5 days ago

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    It took me a while to find them, but they're amazing. There were 4 of us in college that did everything together. Now they're my family.
    RMDk RMDk 26-30, F 5 days ago

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    When you sit down and think about it the words "I love you" are simply words. Anyone can say it, the words have no meaning what so ever they are worth nothing. Iv sat here for the...
    Gentleandlovingsoul Gentleandlovingsoul 36-40, F 2 Responses Jul 1

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    Plz make fun of me cuz I'm fat cuz I am
    boredandlonly boredandlonly 13-15, F 6 Responses Jul 5

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    Uh, third time now...are you all serious?
    Deadlynightshade5 Deadlynightshade5 22-25, F 2 Responses Jul 10

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    Don't call me Exotic!! You say I am Exotic You mean I am Other And you are Default It's hurtful and reflects institutionalized racism against the person your referring to. Don...
    thanamesnyaa thanamesnyaa 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 13

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    Well here it goes. I always have a lot on my mind. I am of average intelligence. I love to talk not many people seem to be able to keep up with me in that arena. I'm curious about...
    notannecessary notannecessary 36-40, F 6 days ago

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    It's just too much fun! Why not?
    lujocin lujocin 31-35, M 12 hrs ago

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    This will be my most personal story. It's not just about me, but I figured I should put everything in one place. This will be long, so anyone who actually wants to take the time to...
    lonachan lonachan 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 7

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    I heard in the news about an abortion clinic being sued because the man was older than 21 and I think in this case he was the step dad. The girl was younger than 16. In my case , I...
    Feelingfunny Feelingfunny 51-55, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I remember when I was a child, I used to hear that all the time. I would be talking to an adult having a seemingly normal conversation, and then out of nowhere, I would hear those...
    danzlindistress danzlindistress 22-25, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I was born into a family on August 21, 1998. My mother had prayed for a baby and I would be the first of four that would be born. At 4:00 the doctors would announce that a baby...
    RosalinaHansan RosalinaHansan 13-15, F Jul 8

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    I was born into a family on August 21, 1998. My mother had prayed for a baby and I would be the first of four that would be born. At 4:00 the doctors would announce that a baby...
    RosalinaHansan RosalinaHansan 13-15, F Jul 8

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    I can't get over the things I've experienced or the fact my mom doesn't believe me till this day. She doesn't know the whole story though, no ones know. I can't come out with it...
    RebeccaReynolds RebeccaReynolds 18-21, F 1 Response a week ago

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    He died in a car accident in August of 1994. He was only 19 years old. I was 12 years old. He was about to go out with his friends and we had an argument. It was just a normal...
    reelman4372 reelman4372 31-35, M 1 Response Jun 26

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    I'm married - for too many years - but don't want to grow old alone. Not the best reason to stay in a marriage, I know. He is a nice man and I do wish I could love him the way he...
    RestlessMe1957 RestlessMe1957 56-60, F 8 Responses Jul 7

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    Sixteen people on this experience right now. Too many. And it sucks. And before someone pulls the whole 'kids will be kids' or 'words will never hurt you', why don't you try being...
    BleedingOrchids BleedingOrchids 13-15, F 2 Responses Jul 13

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    Okay this is the first time that I have written my story.... . Well typed it . It all started when my mom (who I love so deeply) got married to this man when I was 5 years old ! I...
    shy9723 shy9723 18-21, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    i can hardly even think about it without crying. I feel it now. The hot tears running down my face. Ill have to hide it. From my parents. From my friends. From everyone. This is...
    cloakedgarden cloakedgarden 13-15, F 3 Responses Jul 5

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    In 2003 I fled a abusive marriage with nothing but the clothes on my and my children's backs. To make matters worse we were abroad and I basically didn't exist to the system. For...
    IStillGotIt IStillGotIt 41-45, F 4 Responses Jul 7

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    Younger Women Looking for Older Men is because Older Men are more confident and generally more wise and intelligent, qualities ,Older men know how treat a woman better than younger...
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    Younger Women Looking for Older Men is because Older Men are more confident and generally more wise and intelligent, qualities ,Older men know how treat a woman better than younger...
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    Younger Women Looking for Older Men is because Older Men are more confident and generally more wise and intelligent, qualities ,Older men know how treat a woman better than younger...
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    Younger Women Looking for Older Men is because Older Men are more confident and generally more wise and intelligent, qualities ,Older men know how treat a woman better than younger...
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    Younger Women Looking for Older Men is because Older Men are more confident and generally more wise and intelligent, qualities ,Older men know how treat a woman better than younger...
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    Younger Women Looking for Older Men is because Older Men are more confident and generally more wise and intelligent, qualities ,Older men know how treat a woman better than younger...
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    Younger Women Looking For Older Men is because Older Men are more confident and generally more wise and intelligent, qualities ,Older men know how treat a woman better than younger...
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    Younger Women Looking For Older Men is because Older Men are more confident and generally more wise and intelligent, qualities ,Older men know how treat a woman better than younger...
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    Younger Women Looking For Older Men is because Older Men are more confident and generally more wise and intelligent, qualities ,Older men know how treat a woman better than younger...
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    I live with it everyday. I try not to think about it but cant help it sometimes. I went through counseling after it happened but never spoke about it. I figured since I told the...
    momof3grls2014 momof3grls2014 26-30, F Jun 26