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I Will Take a Break From Ep Soon

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    It Is Not You. It's Me. (may Leave For A While)

    I am beginning to feel that for some, I hinder more than a help...to these people, I apologize. I feel as if I am becoming lost in these conversations that I have with all those who I have met here, and I feel like I need a little to find myself. To try and spend a little more...
    Akaia897 Akaia897 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 26, 2011

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    Busy Busy

    I really like EP, but it gets addictive and takes up a lot of time.  :-) I've really needed to connect to so many of you all at a time in my life when I needed people. But now, between three classes, a show - which I have a major part in - and regular life obligations, I am...
    passionateactorxox passionateactorxox 31-35, M 2 Responses Feb 3, 2010

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    Yes...a Needed Break...

    As one other poster in this group said,  EP is fun but also "time consuming and addictive".  That is very true!  The perpetual drive to write more stories, join my groups, and make more friends (as well as keeping in touch with present friends) is insatiable at times, and...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response May 23, 2011

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    ChillyWilly82 ChillyWilly82 31-35, M Jan 3

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    Not this weekend, but next weekend is my brother's birthday, and we are going to orlando with my grandparents. I don't know if I am bringing my laptop or not, but most likely I won't be, so I won't be on Ep for a few days. Than in October, one of my family and mine friend is...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Sep 7, 2009

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    I am taking an extended break from EP. Please don't be upset if I don't respond. I am not planning to check in at all. Maybe I will be back sometime. 
    tdguy tdguy 46-50, M 1 Response Mar 24

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    I sometime need a break from life! Like right now..I am just so tired of running after goals, taking care of people.I just need some time to myself..its like my brain is lagging...
    discoveringmyself20 discoveringmyself20 18-21, F Mar 21

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    My mum is always like "Go get a job and stop being lazy and make your own money" even though she knows nowhere will take people my age unless its volunteer work and they don't have...
    KaydieKay KaydieKay 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 22

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    My mind is racing with all the things I need to do. There's always something that needs to be done; from school to work, and the worrying about how the bills are going to get paid...
    Shygirl917 Shygirl917 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 25

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    My mind right now is dark. It yells, "you're fat and ugly. Your "friends" you used to hang out with forgot about you. They no longer speak to you cause you're ugly and a baby!" It...
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    ---That Friday, That Spring! Today, being the first day of Spring, I'd thought I'd share a memory with those who would read. It's a Spring tale-and indeed fitting with the...
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    I am a sissy, but I have never done anything gay or bi or anything like that. I have never had a mistress so I have never been pushed that far for humiliation and I definitely...
    LeashedPIGGYY LeashedPIGGYY 18-21, M Mar 20

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    For the time being, I won't be here much.
    ChillyWilly82 ChillyWilly82 31-35, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Jerks on EP pretend to be friends then send me a picture of there crotch and a message profanity and I'm completely against *********** but that's just disrespectful on top of that...
    Imbatgirl Imbatgirl 22-25, F 5 Responses Mar 27

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    As simple as. Too much of anything is not good.
    Quanitta Quanitta 26-30, F Apr 9

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    I’d follow my heart, but I don’t know where it's going.
    FluffyStuff FluffyStuff 18-21 Mar 19

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    TheTruthIfItKillsMe TheTruthIfItKillsMe 46-50, F 4 Responses Mar 29

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    I am haunted by the ghost of you, he remnants of your scent that lingers on my sheets and pillows, the echoes of your fingertips caressing & tracing paths on my skin, lighting a...
    Hongruilin Hongruilin 31-35, F 12 Responses Apr 6

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    So what's the challenges gonna be for this dare bros?
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    Hi there, Here is a poem I have taken from my personal journal. I would like to share it with you. This poem is about a prolonged, painful breakup about a year and a half ago.. I...
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    I have things to say, and as soon as I figure out how to correctly translate them from thoughts to words, I will say them. After decades of introspection and absorbing everything...
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    We are close knit family. I have a brother and a sister. I am the eldest brother. My sister is 11 years younger to me. When I was 14 , I lost my mother. My sister was hardly 3...
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    You know it is funny when you realize that you will always be single Plenty of people insult me by telling me that I am just being... well whatever or that they are shocked or...
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    I just want a nice place that I can sit down and just rest. No one is there but me, my phone and some good snacks. I'm just laying down watching the beautiful sky and maybe the...
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    I am not perfect, but I swear I will never break my promise.
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    I have a sister who doesn't do anything to motivate herself. I am an introvert and I like to be on my own lonesome. I do like company sometimes because even an introvert can get...
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    I want a break from life.. A chance to have fun and to remember the reasons that I should be happy again...
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    I cannot walk away Completely Do I give myself Too freely Why am I bound By invisible ties My heart leaps yet My mind sees the lies So sweetly I will listen That pain is never...
    Accebere Accebere 36-40, F 1 Response Mar 27

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    All idiots will be blocked from making idiotic comments about my stories or posts. I do not have time for your crap so either post an appropriate comment or take it somewhere else...
    ebonynbill ebonynbill 26-30, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    i will do anything im bi and i will take gift cards to
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    I've been on this site now for a little while and am trying to create a support group for people who are working to cope with chronic pain in their spouse. This site would help...
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    I feel like I already have a place away, but only mentally. I will exclude myself from everyone and everything, read a book or write, and have my earphones. For that brief moment...
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    I honestly can't deal with life anymore, do I escape by death or drowning, or do I run away. As over dramatic as I sound there is truth to my words. I require someone's constant...
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