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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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    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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    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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    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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    Is the name lando and euprice weird? I like different names... am I setting my son up for being teased, especially if both his names are unusual and he has nowhere to turn haha?
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    Well I have always had different sides to my personality...but didn't know until I was older...actually just recently...that I have Borderline Personality Disorder. I see things...
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    67th post...Helloooo world. Deliriously happy today. The world is a beautiful place and I can't stop smiling. Like I've said before would like to bottle up these feelings. They...
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    i hope you had a great christmas parties :)
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    44th post. Well I'm almost done telling my story, maybe about 10 more in depth posts to come, and a few randoms. I've saved the best for last, as in the events that led up to my...
    rana3434 rana3434 36-40, F 1 Response Dec 14

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    i wish i had a different outcome in my marriage, i wish i had a different family, but since i cant change that, i wish i could just fastfoward to the part where things start...
    anonymous8374 anonymous8374 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 15

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    My hair is past shoulder length, curly natural, Jet black .. Thanks to Africa and India.. My girlfriends .... posed an interesting " If you could dye your hair as your Alta ego...
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    Jacobhowardtx Jacobhowardtx 13-15 1 Response Dec 10

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    I am really clinically depressed, been int he hospital multiple times, feel suicidal everyday because I don't want to get married, have kids, or be a caregiver. My mom has...
    Emeraldisles5 Emeraldisles5 18-21 Nov 27

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    help me grow up. I wish I wasn't wishing for someone else to be my guide. I wish someone would care enough to want to hold my hand. I wish someone was firm enough to lay me...
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    27th post. So basically my husband bashed me for years and years. There were things thrown at me such as plates, glass ashtrays, tables, punches, choking, whatever he felt like at...
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    I was going to be a model when I was 16 but I had terrible anxiety issues and had a problem with change. My parents weren't involved at all and I felt scared and alone. I was put...
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    I dream about a life which I have control over my emotions. I wish for a life different from what I am leading now - different culture, different language, better healthcare system...
    SolitarySol SolitarySol 31-35, F 1 Response 22 hrs ago

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    I had a horrible nightmare involving my child, I still feel adrenaline pumping through me. I just want to get this off my chest before I start my day. I was with a family in their...
    alliemamabear alliemamabear 18-21, F Nov 27

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    I'm 17 and still at school. I arranged to have an abortion as soon as I found out I was pregnant when I was only 6 weeks on. When I found out that I was pregnant, my boyfriend had...
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    Looking to build long term friendships with people from the USA! First off my name is Jacob and I'm a 17 year old male from the USA. Yes I know you've probably seen me post on...
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    Greetings Recipients I wanted to send some sort of Christmas greeting to my friends and relatives, but it is difficult in today's world to know exactly what to say without...
    Saylowman Saylowman 46-50, M 1 Response Dec 17

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    I used to wish that I had never met you. I am now starting to see things in a different light. Time has taken away the anger and resentment. I think I was meant to go through all...
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    59th post. A few years back I used to work for a major insurance company. I had just gotten a transfer into the city, and I had been appointed to the new position of a learning and...
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    So I have a friend who we can just call Mel for short and me and her have been close friends since our 7th grade year which was 2010 and were juniors now (2014). Anyways Mel and I...
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