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I Wish I Had a Different Name

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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...
    Gotmusicinme9 Gotmusicinme9 36-40, F Dec 22, 2011

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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...
    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...
    Yellowrhapsody Yellowrhapsody 16-17, F 3 Responses Apr 27, 2008

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    I came across my other (original) name today and it was strange to enunciate the letters that formed it together. I repeat it slowly in my mind and it is as if I am trying to...
    IHateMirrors IHateMirrors 22-25, F Apr 7

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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...
    Tigermoth35 Tigermoth35 31-35, F 4 days ago

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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...
    puberro puberro 70+, F Mar 27

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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...
    KenzieluvsRupert KenzieluvsRupert 13-15, F Mar 25

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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 still have a lot of growing up to do with my sense of self-worth, but being different would be much more fun. It would make more sense. I wish I was a loose girl. I wish I could...
    Mirabal19 Mirabal19 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 16

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    When i was born, i was given the name Reign, my parents gave me the worst name ever. Thanks to them, i suffered so much bullying and hurtfulness and I would like to tell you my...
    Lostmydreamstothem8 Lostmydreamstothem8 22-25 Mar 17

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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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    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 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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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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    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...
    mmogooglegame mmogooglegame 22-25, M 2 days ago

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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 14 hrs ago

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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 2 Responses 5 days ago

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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 3 days ago

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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 3 days ago

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    I have a very strange family dynamic with an uncle in jail since forever and my oldest cousin dead. That cousin actually threatened me and three of my friends one night. At...
    ThreeIII ThreeIII 31-35, F Mar 17

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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 6 days ago

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    I still think it was the right decision. But no day goes by that I don't wish it had been different, that our circumstances were different, that this small human that my partner...
    mzkd mzkd 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 16

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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 2 days 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 4 days ago

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    I have written about my abortion before, but it has been three years now since I had it and a lot has changed in my life. I am married(not to the father of the previous pregnancy...
    tearformybaby tearformybaby 18-21, F Mar 16

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    My mom passed away when i was 7, actually she died on my birthday, i was so young and i so her dead body. She had breast cancer, she faught for almost 4 years, she even travekked...
    salmahidayat salmahidayat 18-21, F Mar 17

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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 5 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 6 days ago

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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 5 days ago

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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 4 days ago

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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 2 days ago

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    I'm a girl who had an abortion, I haven't really been able to talk about it, I didn't want to let down my now ex boyfriend, I wanted him to think I was ok, but inside it everything...
    nikkibc nikkibc 18-21, F 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    I had an affair with a Married Man. Its been an emotional roller coaster and I finally called it quits 3 months ago and I find myself missing him dearly. I was married as well...
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses Mar 19

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    I'm known as "termite" in school for tripping on something and hotting my teeth on a wooden locker. I tremendously hate it. I wish i didn't trip or at least wish I didn't hit the...
    SecretsNeverHidden SecretsNeverHidden 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 22

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    I went out to lunch with my family and my mom was being very rude. I cried at the restaurant and lost my appetite. She's very difficult to talk to. She has anger problems, likes to...
    curbstomp213 curbstomp213 26-30, F Mar 23

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    "My Last Name" I learned how to write it when I first started school, Some bully didn't like it, he said it didn't sound to cool, So I had to hit him and all I said when the...
    KortneeAnne KortneeAnne 22-25, F Mar 28

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