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I When Your Only Child Dies

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    I Once Had A Family. - I had a family when I was a child: a full set of parents, but no siblings. My parents were with me into their 'eighties. So I still had a family when I left...
    sophiejo123 sophiejo123 66-70 Aug 6, 2012

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    Yeah I am an only child my parents do not even care about me and I even do not have any pet.I do not have friends .I celebrate New Year and every festival alone . I am in need of a...
    pookalla pookalla 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 19

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    Growing up as an only child has made me way more mature than I should be. Plus I look way older than I am. My friends and family have a running joke that I've been 25 ever since I...
    Zacarabear Zacarabear 18-21, F Mar 25

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    Yup, my parents got it right the first time ;) HAPPY NATIONAL ONLY CHILD DAY EVERYONE!!
    azngirl123 azngirl123 13-15, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    People who talk to me only when they need to talk to someone. I'm all for listening to my friends vent but not ONLY for that. I'm not a therapist, nor do I plan on being a...
    PitchDaffy PitchDaffy 22-25, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    It gets lonely sometimes. I wish I had an older sibling but that's never going to happen. Even if my mom got pregnant again I'd still be the oldest kid in my family. Sure I have...
    PinkChocolate00 PinkChocolate00 13-15, F 2 Responses Apr 7

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    I'm not an expert on the English language, but I think this is the incorrect use of "your."
    loveVSlust loveVSlust 18-21, F 4 Responses 4 days ago

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    Sometimes I think it would have been nice to have siblings, but other times I don't mind too much, I don't have anyone interfering with my belongings!
    claire96 claire96 18-21, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I feel like this way too frequently. I am trying to be more tolerant but it can be very challenging sometimes. There are days it seems like everyone else is using a community brain...
    ballen0420 ballen0420 36-40, M 1 Response Apr 3

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    So basically I'm reduced to continuing to be a *****.
    redhotridinghood redhotridinghood 41-45, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I used to want to have a baby when I was younger (well,in the future,of course),but realized some of my reasons for wanting one weren't so good.I've done a lot of changing and now...
    SparklyRain SparklyRain 18-21, F Mar 27

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    Dear dada,I would never know how you look if mama didn't keep our old pics. I wonder how you are dada. Mama said you left us for another woman, and that we are only your second...
    CastDownChloe CastDownChloe 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 29

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    This made me mad. I didn't even get his second message until I read the first one. Between hockeyfan9 and I BlockDelete hockeyfan9 1 hr ago Hi Reese. I'd love for you to add me...
    ReeseThompson0424 ReeseThompson0424 18-21, F 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    I'm an only child but I have many cousins (10 that I know of) - I'm the oldest out of all my first and second cousins on my mom's side and my first cousins on my dad's side. My...
    PinkChocolate00 PinkChocolate00 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 7

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    Thankfully what has changed during this time is the ability to lessen its impact. Düvel recommended uninstalling both apps or manually closing them after every use, but neither is...
    kingwellenergy kingwellenergy 26-30, F 2 days ago

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    Every day that I have no contact with my crush, I'm going to upload a song. :-)"Something to Grab For" by Ric OcasekIf you want to hang on to my shoulder, Im standing hereIf you...
    TheTruthIfItKillsMe TheTruthIfItKillsMe 46-50, F 1 Response Mar 27

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    woman stop trying to sleep on my lap first off.youre a stranger and youre older than me so its awkward second,were in a bus so yeah bring your own mattress if you wanna sleep...
    yaysandwich yaysandwich 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 17

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    I still may be sad about losing an awesome friend, but I think I should just let it go. I mean I may lose friends everyday and even when this one was different and they were really...
    mangadrawer12321 mangadrawer12321 13-15, F 5 Responses Mar 23

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    AS GOOD AS YOUR DOG If you can start the day without caffeine, If you can get going without pep pills, If you can resist complaining and boring people with your troubles, If you...
    noway111 noway111 13-15 Apr 4

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    I'm not a fair weather friend for my eyes are not accustomed to the light of day, and the eyes of the world look at with me with disdain. No, instead, when your eyes are raw from...
    Indari Indari 31-35, M Apr 6

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    You are attracted to those who are unbridled, untrammeled, and free. In love, you feel the most alive when your partner is patient and never willing to give up on you. You'd like...
    codait codait 16-17, F Apr 6

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    its annoying when your sitting there waiting and waiting.
    hallowedwillow hallowedwillow 26-30, F 4 Responses Mar 22

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    I nearly always have perfectly good intents, and mean absolutely no harm, and yet good intents just don't mean much when your execution is shoddy. I am socially awkward - hell...
    Kavka Kavka 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 6

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    That feeling when your friend says hes busy , but you meet him at the store with other friends going drinking. Rude.
    notworthitatall notworthitatall 18-21, M 3 days ago

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    Meant for someone else, but not for me. Love was out to get me. That's the way it seemed. Disappointment haunted all my dreams... Then I saw his face. And now I'm a believer...
    ladypirate108 ladypirate108 18-21, F 5 hrs ago

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    (Not mine) Found this and thought I'd share. Dear Teenagers, It's really easy to know the person you're associating with, you don't need them to confirm their goodness, or tell...
    CastDownChloe CastDownChloe 22-25, F 2 hrs ago

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    I've been abused a lot as a child and its molded me into a cold hearted being. I once wrote the only thing I wanted in life was to be loved. Now, I'm isolated. I made a decision to...
    Musicthataltersyou Musicthataltersyou 18-21, M 3 Responses Apr 3

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    I have been receiving a lot of messages from men who have shared ' mature' experiences on EP.I want to make it clear to everyone out there that I check your profile before adding...
    Susana1985 Susana1985 26-30, F 2 Responses 5 hrs ago

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    Nexiq USB-link 125032 is obd2repair Diesel Truck Diagnose Interface. NEXIQ 125032 USB Link + Software Diesel Truck Interface and Software with All Installers. USB NEXIQ 125032 can...
    obd2repair obd2repair 22-25, F Mar 26

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    Last week my kids were all in bed when I heard laughing from one of the bedrooms, I suspected the twins but I wasn't sure and as their room is at the end of the corridor I checked...
    KirstyAJohnson KirstyAJohnson 31-35, F 2 Responses 1 hr ago

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    F3-D automotive scan tools can diagnose all kinds of diesel control systems quickly and easily, especially available for China, Europe, America, Japan and Korea and so on,build-in...
    Darren0921 Darren0921 26-30, M 6 days ago

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    VDSA Diesel ECU Flasher is diesel truck ECU Flash Tool. VDSA HD ECU Truck Scanner can read and write ECU data. VDSA HD ECU Flash tool is available for Windows XP and Windows 7...
    obd2repair obd2repair 22-25, F Apr 3

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    I am dad from UK with girls aged 13 and 15.our nieces aged 17 and 19 live with us as they at local university. Different rules apply to different ages but at end if day a rule is a...
    sherwin01 sherwin01 46-50, M 5 Responses Apr 4

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    Hello, I am technically new here, my old account got deleted. Let's say for now my name is Annie. So... I am writing this story or experience to let you know about my loss. Basic...
    RedIsTheRose RedIsTheRose 16-17, F 4 days ago

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    Children of God; It upsets me when you blame God for the misfortunes in your lives (you know who you are). I hear it all the time "well, if there is a God then why does he let all...
    gardengirl17 gardengirl17 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 7

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    "I'll Teach You To Tell Mommy A Lie!" When my daughter was growing up, one thing for which I would always spank her if I caught her doing it was lying. Looking back, I don't know...
    margaret3 margaret3 61-65, F 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    What would happen if there was a powerful god, who only advocated for dudes!
    youguyssuck69 youguyssuck69 18-21, M 1 hr ago

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    Vienna - Billy JoelEarlier today I ran across a profile who mentioned some of these lyrics. It made me think about the song - its refreshing after a crazy day at work. Take a few...
    LivefortheWeekend LivefortheWeekend 46-50, M 2 Responses Apr 2

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    Hate is a very strong word, so I'll try not to use it. I have a stepson (he's 15 now) who I have been around since he was 6. I knew that he was gay the day I met him. That is of no...
    needinghelpbadly needinghelpbadly 31-35, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    A Decision I Made... Years Ago. To have and to hold from this day forward. Sept 15, 2001 on this date I informed my spouse and said "I was going to transition into a woman, many...
    Trisha60ts Trisha60ts 61-65, T 3 Responses Mar 24

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    I have deep hatred for the MAN abused me sexually when I was just a little kid. I was only 4-5 years old when this guy, this so called relatives sexually abused me. I din't know...
    nobodyn234 nobodyn234 26-30, M 3 Responses Mar 25

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    I've always been insightful, having spent much of my youth chronically trapped in my overly analytic mind. Through the years I began to manifest this introspective process outwards...
    danii92 danii92 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 2

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    The sky was milky gray and the ocean was fierce. The light dappled through the clouds. He stood in a circle of four other friends, skateboard underfoot and as aloof as the azure...
    streck32 streck32 26-30, F Apr 5

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    As far as I can go through my childhood memories I can remember the first one… just feeling… fear. My childhood was full of it. Scared of dark, of sleeping in my own bed, of...
    Mellangela Mellangela 26-30, F 5 days ago

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    I hid a billion dollars behind the...*dies*
    JoL24 JoL24 13-15, M 1 Response Mar 22

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    Son... Son come closer...closer....son. I. Never really liked you that much. *dies*
    innocentgreed innocentgreed 41-45, M 2 Responses Mar 22

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    "Emotional Rescue" by the Rolling StonesIs there nothing I can sayNothing I can doTo change your mindI'm so in love with youYou're too deep inYou can't get outYou're just a poor...
    TheTruthIfItKillsMe TheTruthIfItKillsMe 46-50, F Mar 26

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    Reasons Why Sex Should Wait Until Marriage and not to have outside marriage 1. Sex is a powerful force that can destroy if not used properly. Like atomic power, sex is the most...
    Sarah4567 Sarah4567 22-25, F 17 Responses Apr 2

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    Children needs to be disciplined, no matter the age or gender. That is how me and my sisters and my brother were raised - I was born in a underclass household in the early 70's...
    MaryKoviski MaryKoviski 36-40, F 4 Responses Apr 3

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    What Children Do............. ** For those who already have children past this age, this is hilarious. ** For those who have children this age, this is not funny. ** For those who...
    jml2000 jml2000 56-60, M 3 Responses Mar 16

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    I grew up in an old-fashioned home. My parents are loving, but they raised my sister and me strictly, and spankings were commonplace. I was spanked by both parents, but my dad...
    StarterStar StarterStar 26-30, M 6 Responses Apr 3

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