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I Wish I Had a Different Name

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    I Wish I Had A Different Name And Why

    I wish I had a different name. My Name is Alicia. Alicia is alright as a name however I have met to manyAlicias that are just awful people. Also I was named after a Dead baby, a baby that died, my older sister thatsuffocated to death on a grocery bag. I don't want to be named...
    Gotmusicinme9 Gotmusicinme9 36-40, F Dec 22, 2011

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    Being Turtle Hussey Was No Fun Growing Up!

    THat's my Name. Turtle Whitewolf Hussey. It was horrible growing up being named after a slow green animal.
    turtlemusic28 turtlemusic28 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 26, 2008

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    Grace

    I've always wanted to be called Grace. I would often give that name to people, people who ask for my name who i know i'll never meet again. I say Hey, I'm Grace, nice to meet you. and they would say. Thats a pretty name.... But with Cyd i have never gotten that complement.I say...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Mar 16, 2011

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    Who Are You Talking To??

    My name is Sam. it's short for Samantha of course, but I really hate the name Samantha. It sort of sounds like a dissonant chord when one says it, with the harsh sound at the end making the whole mess sound less musical. So all of my friends and family call me Sam. This of...
    Yellowrhapsody Yellowrhapsody 16-17, F 3 Responses Apr 27, 2008

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    IHateMirrors IHateMirrors 22-25, F Apr 7

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    This is and has been on my mind for a long time. Being Different. In many things we see growing being different has always been a danger or a bad thing. And I think it was put...
    WriteTilliBleed WriteTilliBleed 13-15, M 5 days ago

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    I was brought up with three siblings, the older two hated my father especially the older brother who was from a previous marriage. They egged one another on and accused my father...
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    Not all of them because I'm too indecisive with names, but I've had the name Josephine picked out for my future daughter since I was 12, and I still love it and am set on it after...
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    I observed this throughout my life since childhood. People tell lie so easily that it's just simply joke,including adult and children. Being bully and fraud is very common thing in...
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    My dad picked my first name and my mother my middle. My dad said he wanted his princess to have a unique name, because she'd be a unique young lady. What people don't know is that...
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    I believed I found my soulmate a few years ago. The attraction and connection was everything I had hoped for. He is a good man who was hurting when we met. Of course it meant he...
    ChaiTeaLatte2 ChaiTeaLatte2 41-45, F 1 Response 43 mins ago

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    I've been working on writing this story since Saturday. It's about a girl. We aren't dating each other yet but I really want to. See, I'll be 16 in June but I'm not allowed to date...
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    To others who have been through it and feel conflicted (and only those people, because others feel very solid in their choices, and I acknowledge those women. However, those who...
    palimia palimia 41-45, F 2 Responses Apr 2

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    I just wanted to share something with you guys, I have had these three friends since I was 3(sisters). And they have had the worst childhood you can wish someone. Perhaps not...
    SJNak SJNak 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 29

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    Hey David. I'm just going to pretend that you're going to read this like I'm sending it to you... but maybe I'll be more open, because I know you never will. So first off... I...
    DancingWithFire DancingWithFire 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 3

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    Three days ago I found out that I have been pregnant for two months. Explains the throwing up every mourning. Tender breasts. I was forced to believe different reasoning to that so...
    morganmavina morganmavina 13-15, F 3 Responses Apr 16

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    Nike Free shoes square measure most likely the foremost well-liked choice due to the Greek deity name and therefore the indisputable fact that they closely fit regular sneakers...
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    Honey why you calling me so late? It's kinda hard to talk right now. Honey why are you crying? Is everything okay? I gotta whisper 'cause I can't be too loud Well, my girl's in...
    Poss84 Poss84 26-30, F 5 Responses Apr 15

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    I wish we could talk, I have so many things to say. I wish we never met. I wish that I could forget. I wish that all of the things we did we can do all over again (ahh I wish). I...
    PosterGirl PosterGirl 31-35, F Mar 31

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    I'm already a father to the most amazing teenage daughter and I wouldn't change her for the world. But I'm the last male with my family name and I have no son. My family name has...
    Nateee Nateee 36-40, M Mar 24

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    Beliefs I've live my four score and ten and I certainly believe in a god. I've been raised a Christian my whole life and I have struggled with what I did or didn't believe when...
    SuperFisherMan SuperFisherMan 66-70, M 3 Responses Apr 10

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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 Apr 12

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    I want a different life, not the one that I have. Is that wrong, weak, fanciful? Like the Christmas movie “It’s a Good Life” how would the world be affected if I were in a...
    leeman5510 leeman5510 56-60, M Apr 12

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    hi , i try to share this story that i felt it like many years ago ,i feel like im weird or idk its just weird ,im asian im 19 years old now study at college ,i always love people...
    bloodyelmo bloodyelmo 18-21, F 2 days ago

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    hi , i try to share this story that i felt it like many years ago ,i feel like im weird or idk its just weird ,im asian im 19 years old now study at college ,i always love people...
    bloodyelmo bloodyelmo 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    So I'm totally different. I crossdress and I'm into weird sexual stuff. Me and my girlfriend are starting to get into that stuff but that minor details. I just love being me, I...
    CDraven CDraven 18-21, T Mar 31

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    I had it rough growing up. The first 5 years of my life were very traumatic. Born prematurely and at 24 weeks. Spent the next 6 months of my life in an incubator being fed...
    Findingteesh Findingteesh 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 9

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    Binger, that's my name. It's pronounced Bing-nee, but in canada, they call me binger. If they wish to try and hurt me they say 'Finger' and flip the bird. I mean if my parents were...
    Izuka Izuka 13-15, F 13 hrs ago

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    I can't sleep, I can't eat. I think of things I didn't used to think about, like dying and being in darkness. I try to be happy but behind it all, when I am alone, I cry and I cry...
    jackkeee jackkeee 18-21, F 3 Responses Mar 26

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    I wish the world could be different. I love my little girl, but I hate that I have to raise her in a world so cruel. I will just continue to teach her the lessons I have learned...
    Alexicutie Alexicutie 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 31

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    Guys, Let's make it easier for you to understand. Girls are crazy, and they have this high and low state of mind. I'm just stating what I believe is a bit obvious when it comes to...
    wherethehealingbegins wherethehealingbegins 18-21, F 3 Responses Apr 2

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    All the time, I am wishing that I could start my life all over. I would have done so many things differently. I would have stopped so much crap. I would have spoke up sooner. I...
    NYSlilAngel NYSlilAngel 26-30, F 2 Responses Apr 3

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    And instead of wishing I was normal like everyone else, I just wish everyone was weird and different too. Because that's way better to daydream about, as opposed to a civilization...
    prettyprude prettyprude 31-35, F 4 Responses Apr 5

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    Do wishes come true? If they do....well, I wanna live in Landmark Drive and remodel a house with more glass. Tall glass windows, sliding glass doors. I'd love to have a glass house...
    4BlackForest 4BlackForest 36-40, F 2 Responses Apr 13

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    A story for someone. I know that you are a sleep, maybe not, but if you are, I am going to tell you a story... You have climbed into bed, most likely so tired after your day in...
    abstractor abstractor 51-55, M 3 days ago

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    I WISH MY LIFE WAS SIMPLE NOW ... FOR I HAVE INDEED FOUND MY GIRL... I AM SO IN LOVE WITH KLYNN ... HER NAME MAKES MY HEART SO LIGHT... FOR SWEET KLYNN IS INDEED MY ONE... HER NAME...
    TheeWolf TheeWolf 56-60, M 1 day ago

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    I know you feel sorry For what you did to me I know that you weren't ready For this responsibility I know that you were irresponsible Young and thought you knew best I know that...
    MostArdently MostArdently 31-35, M 2 Responses Mar 24

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    About a year ago I had a terrible trip after smoking marijuana. I had smoked before and it every time I never really got a "high" feeling I just felt kinda normal.. But maybe a...
    Kristen42 Kristen42 18-21, F Mar 31

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    I had an abortion on 3/28/14. As far as logical decisions come, this was one of them. I have Graves Disease which was barely getting under control when i became pregnant. The...
    MADREofDos MADREofDos 22-25, F 2 Responses Apr 3

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    1994, Australia was going through a bad recession, there was absolutely no jobs at any of the job centers...everyday there was maybe 3 or 4 cards on the post board at the job...
    markpaul69 markpaul69 41-45, M Apr 11

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    I remember being bullied in elementary school. I was the little ADHD girl who couldn't sit down, who would wiggle around in her seat, anxiety so I couldn't go on field trips, and...
    HawaiianPunchz HawaiianPunchz 16-17, F 2 days ago

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    It is not an older person who is attracted to someone younger. It is a deviant. A deviant from the norm. It is not unusual for older people to fancy younger people. Why don't these...
    poetwarmth poetwarmth 36-40, M 13 hrs ago

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    There are so many people right now that are pregnant my best friend my teacher that just had her baby and my co workers wife when I think about this I think about what they gain by...
    Ginger387 Ginger387 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 24

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    How I wish I could. :( It's been almost a week the first time I joined on EP and since then, I started knowing numerous experiences of people (that captured my heart) coming from...
    MissPurple912 MissPurple912 18-21, F 6 Responses Mar 24

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    My friend Graeme has been friends with a kid named Justin since first grade. Recently they've had a bit of a falling out. Justin is the most arrogant person you've ever met, and...
    hatandboots10 hatandboots10 13-15, F Mar 27

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    It's the little things piling up on top of the bigger issues now. I feel defeated and absolutely disrespected at times. It might seem petty but no matter what it is, whether I...
    cbnfvr cbnfvr 26-30, F Mar 29

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    I called her "K." She gave me the nickname I now use as a stage name at work. She was my college roommate, moved into my room as a stranger, quite against my will, and we became...
    FakeIsTheNewReal FakeIsTheNewReal 31-35, F 1 Response Apr 3

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    This is my experience with love and doubt (read on- it's not all rainbows and butterfly's, there's a twist). I welcome all of your feedback (and ridicule) and would love to know if...
    HopefulLovelyLioness HopefulLovelyLioness 26-30, F Apr 9

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    I had an abortion. And I have shared my story a fair number of times. Well, I love to crochet. And I am currently teaching crochet for the craft store that I work at. Tonight we...
    cemarie128 cemarie128 18-21, F 3 Responses Apr 11

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    My damn heart don't understand that he is not the one for me!!! Here I'm talking about a guy, my prince, my sweetheart and the one to whom i love more than my life!!! It all...
    whyonlymewhy whyonlymewhy 13-15, F 3 Responses Apr 11

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    I wish I could enter the world of fantasy because, it is one of my sweetest escape from the restricting reality. I momentarily escape from the worldly problems that are pulling me...
    NatsukiKuroneko NatsukiKuroneko 18-21, F Apr 13

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