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I Wish I Had a Different Name

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Yeah, I got a name. I don't really like my name but there's not a whole lot I'm going to do about it. It was my dad's name, his dad's name, and his dad's name, so a legal name...
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    All through my school days!!! Just about every useless teacher I met would question "have you spelled your name correctly?" What sort of idiot question is that to ask a child? It's...
    picklebobble picklebobble 46-50, M Oct 5

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    Can't be done I'm afraid. These are the things you have to live with. But yes. Lots and lots of things I wish hadn't happened. And some I wish did!
    picklebobble picklebobble 46-50, M 6 days ago

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    I thought I'd try and get Into contact with a teacher from my childhood. I knew she wouldn't be interested. I don't have fond memories of her. She never liked me. But she had came...
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    So its still happening til now. its not something that i made up, nor it is something from 1950s. its basically just my life in highschool. I just graduated from middle school...
    barbie13 barbie13 13-15, F Oct 11

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    I to wished my life was different, it led me to take drastic action while still in high school. But I have excepted the way things are now. Unfortunately one cannot change the...
    katyarty katyarty 51-55, F 5 days ago

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    I wish people cared about me instead of just walking out on me like i'm nothing
    ivvywolf ivvywolf 13-15, F 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    "Being different is good!" "You're not like every one else." "You're special!" These are usually the first few phrases that people say to either try to comfort someone or reassure...
    mushu169 mushu169 22-25, M Oct 5

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    smilingbabaji smilingbabaji 22-25, M 1 Response Sep 29

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    You Are Spontaneous and Whimsical You are a seeker. You often find yourself restless - and you have a lot of questions about life. (true, I often have tons of questions swirling...
    diablesse34 diablesse34 46-50, F 6 Responses Sep 25

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    childcalledit childcalledit 22-25, T Oct 14

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    I know many kids have it a lot worse than me, and my parents are otherwise very supportive and awesome, but darn it, sometimes it feels like they forgot I'm older than 10. I'm not...
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    Thank God I had the greatest role model in the world. Her name was Mama. My parents divorced when I was 4. My mama found herself left on her own with a small child to raise. When...
    BAMAROSE75 BAMAROSE75 36-40, F 2 Responses Sep 25

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    And don't we ALL wish some of those had been different!!
    picklebobble picklebobble 46-50, M Sep 25

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    Amorophobe… I was perusing my diary from a year ago and decided to share this, mostly for the benefit of the countless friends who have had their heart broken on EP. The...
    SleeplessKnight SleeplessKnight 41-45, M 11 Responses Sep 25

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    as i re arranged the furniture in my living room today, i couldn't help but feel nostalgic. i have this wooden rocker. it's not the prettiest or the most fancy of chairs, but it...
    smokieBrie smokieBrie 46-50, F 3 Responses Oct 2

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    When I had my puppy I was the happiest girl in the world, I finally had a canine companion who understood me and someone to play with and someone to practise my fighting on. Her...
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    Do I still want him? Love him? Unfortunately... Yes... Do I want to get over him? Of course I do... I need to end our friendship... What is falling in love, but an addiction...
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    10 years ago, or take a few, I roomed with my best friend (whom I had know for many years before meeting my now ex) and then girlfriend. Everyone, and I mean everyone, thought...
    themissmoxie themissmoxie 26-30, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I wish my name was something like gnarly or some other dumbass name
    MTBlake33 MTBlake33 22-25, M Sep 25

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    my first name is for my great-grandfather and my middle name is for my great-grandmother; even though i'm a girl. you would think it would be flipped, right? but it makes sense...
    freakmagnet freakmagnet 36-40, F Sep 26

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    I had so many friends up until mid-freshman year in high school. It was cool cause I didn't care about certain things then that I do now. I used to get along with people that I can...
    ADifferentDude ADifferentDude 18-21, M Sep 26

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    I love this experience title! Whoever made it, you're hilarious. Good job. About my experience. If you've read my other experiences, you already know that I'm a twenty year old...
    Theworldisminenow Theworldisminenow 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 8

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    I sort of feel like an idiot... I think that exAP and I sort of started having an emotional affair. We've been talking again and we hung out for about 6 hours (completely...
    Koalaclover Koalaclover 36-40, F 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    SunnyJohansen SunnyJohansen 26-30, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Last night I set my alarm for 6:30am to get up for work, in the morning when my alarm went off I turned it off and had a little 'snooze'. I then dreamed I was for some reason at...
    paragra paragra 18-21 3 hrs ago

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    toobreezzee toobreezzee 16-17, F 1 Response Oct 12

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    hopeliveshavefaith hopeliveshavefaith 16-17, F 2 Responses Sep 24

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    My Name! :D DESTINY: A simple yet complex girl who is Beautiful inside and out. Her loving nature and kind hearted spirit tend to have an effect on the opposite sex.People usually...
    DessyLove DessyLove 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 25

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    I fell off the wagon and emailed him about an hour ago. It's been 3 days of no contact and also since I told him that we can't be friends anymore as keeping a friendship with each...
    Koalaclover Koalaclover 36-40, F 5 Responses Sep 25