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I Wish I Had a Different Name

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    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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    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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    My Name Is Shubham.

    Yeah that's my name.Im a Indian and im a Hindu.'Shubham' is a common name in India and it SUCKS! I mean it is sooo uncool! SHUBHAM?! what the hell..why couldn't my parents give me another name? :'(
    iamkwl7 iamkwl7 13-15 Mar 30, 2011

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    I was adopted at nine months old, my birth name was Sheena.
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    Im trans but I don't tell many
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    I was very shy growing up. The first friend I had was in 1st grade. Everyone else was always happy, cheerful and talkative while Paulina and I were always in our separate tables...
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    To Jenni and others: I have been an EP member for a long time now and have met so many ...some amazing, some not so amazing. Several have really come to mean a lot to me...
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    Really like tha name Destiny if its a gir
    desirejanice desirejanice 22-25, F 1 hr ago

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    hey all ! ... this is important and big. can i have a small time of yours, just little.. few minutes.. i sign up here around a year back to share my story with people and i did. i...
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    hey all ! ... this is important and big. can i have a small time of yours, just little.. few minutes.. i sign up here around a year back to share my story with people and i did. i...
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    hey all ! ... this is important and big. can i have a small time of yours, just little.. few minutes.. i sign up here around a year back to share my story with people and i did. i...
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    hey all ! ... this is important and big. can i have a small time of yours, just little.. few minutes.. i sign up here around a year back to share my story with people and i did. i...
    heartless2 heartless2 22-25, M 1 hr ago

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    Caught Myself Doing It Again! So, here's a play-by-play of how I normally wish my life away year by year. I'll start at January, because that's the logical place to start...
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    Dear Friends, I was in the relationship with a boy for 6 years, we had never thought for marriage. Both of our family knew each other for long year’s .Actually initially we were...
    Gitikasharma Gitikasharma 26-30, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I wish I had more positive childhood memories with my mother growing up. She made many poor decisions throughout my lifetime and unfortunately we've never been very close. It's...
    addictionbarbie addictionbarbie 18-21, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    I am married and so my AP, neither happily married. We became friends over 2 years ago, but over the last year have gotten alot closer. Our families were all friends (his wife, my...
    Suzanne1976 Suzanne1976 36-40, F 5 Responses 2 days ago

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    futureCRNA futureCRNA 18-21, F Jul 3

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    It was the month of October 2006 I was in year 10 on work placement in a local high school within the physical education department. This is where she and I first met; I remember...
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    Today, I purposely missed my first three courses because I am sure there still isn't any professor to lead the class and I'll just be waiting around like an idiot in school for...
    clawrist clawrist 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 25

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    Actually, no. I want to see life through YOUR eyes. Accepting volunteers right now. Here's the deal: I get to inhabit your body for three days. I experience, feel and think...
    Solfeggio Solfeggio 36-40, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    My wife and I packed up for a Fourth of July parade with the family. We both knew that the OW goes there every year with her family. It was hard. My wife found out everything a few...
    mylove77 mylove77 36-40, M 8 Responses Jul 5

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    I wish I wasn't so shy. I wish I could stop relying so heavily on someone else's opinion. I want to let go of everyone's misconceptions of me. No ones opinions about me should...
    Savone52798 Savone52798 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 9

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    I had a very beautiful girlfriend named Thia ...... we were very very happy together........ but a little sad part in my love story was she was a Leukemia patient........ this...
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    So the dream was me playing basketball with my brothers and I needed to change into a proper shirt, so I asked around but the guys around us were sleeping, safe for the guy I like...
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    When I was a kid I was never the one with the last word, I mostly kept quiet in a argument. Now, as I'm more grown up I wish that I had had the courage to stand up for my self and...
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    So this girl...I've liked many females, but she was different. I always told every girl how I felt if I liked them, but this one? Nah...I waited because I didn't want to lose her...
    AtJonesin AtJonesin 18-21, M Jul 11

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    I wish I hadn't had made that one mistake.
    catherineeac catherineeac 13-15, F 3 Responses Jul 7

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    I love the different spellings of names it gives it something different to the usual spelling. Mine is Kerri.
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    I am an affair success story. Due to my x-h's controlling behaviour toward me (coupled with alcohol abuse) for years, I checked out of my marriage a few years ago. I allowed fear...
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    Why you, not other men? Since we chat for the first time, I knew that you're so different from the rest. You are sweet, humble, smart (and smartass too), funny, witty, honest, and...
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    When I was 15 I had an abortion on October 6, 2009. I thought I was at the most 8 week but I was a lot farther , the nurse at the clinic said at most I was around 4 months...
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    shannen4 shannen4 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 7

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