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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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    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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    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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    I think it would be awesome.I would like a twin brother.A boy who could look like me.Although i look much girlier then i wish to.Cause I am transgender.I wonder would that boy also...
    Mihael122 Mihael122 18-21, T 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Due to my ridicules family I ended up having 3 different names, since they couldn't decide and all hated each others my aunt Sonja,mom and dad choose my names. My first name is...
    AriaDream AriaDream 13-15, F Aug 6

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    I want my name to be Melanie,Joanna, Alice, or Paisley. My name is Taylor but every girl in the friggin world had that name! Even that ugly chick Taylor swift.
    countrygirlISTaylor countrygirlISTaylor 13-15, F 2 Responses Jul 31

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    Ok when I went to the Swap Meet this guy had a name "Duck" That's not even his nickname it's his birth name! XD
    DysfunctionalPiano DysfunctionalPiano 13-15, F 2 Responses Aug 7

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    PaulDaleRoberts PaulDaleRoberts 51-55, M 6 days ago

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    what you namewhat you namewhat you namewhat you name
    haiyun haiyun 22-25, M 57 mins ago

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    I am currently recovering from a medical abortion. Meaning, that I took the "abortion pill" to terminate an early pregnancy. I just turned 21 years old and just came back from a...
    Guevara20 Guevara20 18-21, F 8 Responses Aug 6

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    You said you were starting to heal. I hope that is true from your heart and mind too. You can see me as I an evil, a liar, a cheater, or whatever name you want to call. I just wish...
    giveitsometime giveitsometime 41-45 Aug 6

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    I was 12 and he had just turned 13, we were in 7th grade. When we were in 6th grade, we hated each other, but I had liked him since the day I saw him( I'm not gonna say his name...
    Ivana12385 Ivana12385 18-21, F Jul 23

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    In college there was an impossibly handsome guy named Jacob. We went to a huge college , a myriad of people who belonged in different groups like goths, emos, jocks, athletes. And...
    wingeyes wingeyes 31-35, F 2 Responses Jul 25

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    Why are you reading this? Most likely because you don’t like what you’re calling your screenplay. What’s it called? Do you have a title or a working title? A working title is...
    Bluecat42 Bluecat42 22-25, M Jul 29

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    It's getting worse every night, I seriously don't know what to do, all I want is sleep but all I'm getting is history lessons of my past, which is something I want to erase from my...
    AriaDream AriaDream 13-15, F 2 Responses Aug 5

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    Missing someone who is perfect for me and yet sooooo unavailable-leaves me feeling worse than if we had never hooked up recently. I don't love him..because he won't allow it...
    lostdaisy69 lostdaisy69 41-45, F 2 Responses 44 mins ago

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    Let me start from the beginning; I was very troubled during my early years. My mom forced me to go to church and she never let me go out. So, whenever I had the chance, I would...
    daniyoul6 daniyoul6 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 4

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    Yep, I wish either of those name's were my name :( And I'm a girl... Who cares?! I Just LOVE the name Aiden and Nico! even though they are considered Boy names. tch! I just...
    NicoBunny6 NicoBunny6 18-21, F Aug 8

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    My feelings yesterday.... My insides didn't shake from jealousy. I didn't get teary eyed. I didn't even think wow she's lucky to get to have him as an ex husband at least she has...
    ventingagain ventingagain 31-35, F 3 Responses 17 hrs ago

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    Over the past couple of days, I've been looking through all of our old photos- you know, the kind where you actually had to go to a shop to get them specially printed. Well, they...
    EmmaLL1999 EmmaLL1999 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 25

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    I am 41 yrs old. I had an abortion 2 yrs ago when I was 39. I am married for 17 yrs and have twins who were 5 yrs old at the time. My husband & I struggled for 4 years with...
    flamengogirl flamengogirl 36-40, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    I don't have many close friends except for two named Jason and Chris. lately, it feels as if we've been drifting apart because they each have love interests that they're interested...
    jamie1292 jamie1292 22-25, M 3 days ago

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    Marriage werent so complicated. Humans would stop figthing for stupid things. Love was simple. Being who you are and different didn't feel like a sin or a crime. I wish that one...
    iamnoor iamnoor 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 26

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    I don't see my father as a caring and meaningful person to have in my life. He has been the basis of my depression since a very young age. It doesn't matter if he has money or if...
    4NeonFun 4NeonFun 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 28

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    I've hated the way I've looked for quite some time now. I am 15-years-old and I have eczema and cystic acne on my face and my back. I used to struggle with extreme eczema in my...
    siddarrrth siddarrrth 13-15, M Jul 30

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    My user name isn't the same my real name. But it is a common name with one different letter in it. When I fill my name out in applications or anything, they assume I spell it wrong...
    AlbertTdavid22 AlbertTdavid22 22-25, M Aug 2

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    I really wish I could work in a different country for a while, just be in a different culture. I wish I could do that
    Loano Loano 26-30 5 days ago

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    Not only is it annoying when substitutes and new teachers call me Ricky, but the fact that I never see my name on those souvenirs. Also my name is pronounced as richie but spelled...
    xriiccii xriiccii 13-15, F 2 Responses Jul 28

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    I've never wanted to change my last name. My surname is in my stage name, it's what I'm known by and I've never had any other. I've never knew another name my whole 34 years and I...
    DarkwingGoslyn DarkwingGoslyn 31-35 1 Response Jul 30

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    Since I started ep I have only had 1 true friend my first real friend no epalli but my friend lilag. Her real name is Judith and I always tell her stories. Though I have been...
    CRizma7 CRizma7 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 12

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    I havent felt depressed in a while in which i guess is good, but I have that i just to care anymore feeling........I feel almost numb.....Its kinda scary but not at the same time...
    HeartStrings3 HeartStrings3 18-21, F Aug 12

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    It depends on what I'm going through. I have trouble keeping friends over time because I've gone through so many different phases where I wasn't sure who I was. So I'd hangout with...
    whatsmyageagain23 whatsmyageagain23 18-21, F Aug 15

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    I want to share my experience with the abortion pill. So I had a previous abortion a couple years ago and did it the surgical way at planned parenthood. That experience was fine...
    californiagrl53 californiagrl53 18-21, F 5 Responses 5 days ago

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    not that I don't love my country. I just wanted to know how it feels to live in different environment, different culture and all. Right now i'm in my senior year and I want to...
    gytriajeng gytriajeng 16-17, F Jul 23

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    i wish ma name was difrent dan now ma real name ma moma gaev me is candylicious bot i want tamara
    brownchiquita brownchiquita 13-15, F 3 Responses Jul 26

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    I have been thinking a lot about the girl friends code of ethics, the unspoken/unwritten rules. A few thoughts I had: 1. Thou shalt not date your friends ex. It is a matter of...
    greeneyedlady72 greeneyedlady72 41-45, F 6 Responses Jul 30

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    I realized I was back and forth dreaming that my gf was talking in her sleep then realized I was dreaming when her face looked all weird this time so I knew to try to project so I...
    yogaa1999 yogaa1999 31-35, M 1 Response Aug 11

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    From my earliest days at primary school in south England I have known that I felt differently about some things to my friends. They had crushes and Miss Someone; I had a crush on...
    bibottomiand bibottomiand 51-55, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I just hope that when I start school again I’ll have that tight group of friends whether it’s girls or boys that would want to do anything and everything with me because I...
    Ennevi Ennevi 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 24

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    I just really need to get this off my chest. I keep seeing these things that say "curvy girls are beautiful, skinny girls are ugly" or something along those lines. It's so wrong...
    littlefighter littlefighter 13-15, F 4 Responses Aug 1

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    I met this guy named Mourad who lives in France a little over a year ago. We started talking on that dating website Badoo. He messaged me first, saying he liked my pictures, then...
    jlbrown19 jlbrown19 18-21 Aug 2

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    To be beautiful... I wish to have light eyes but mine are basic dark brown. I wish I could have gorgeous hair but no i have coily nappy course hair. I wish I could have a lighter...
    zy7a zy7a 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 4

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    this is a bit long but kind of interesting Mature/Silents. Born 1927- 1945. Went through their formative years during an era of suffocating conformity, but also during...
    westwoman westwoman 56-60, F 6 days ago

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    I had this friend named Austin and he was my guy best friend from 5th grade till the middle of eight because some of his friends got in the way of our friendship (long story) he...
    alexis1498 alexis1498 16-17, F 4 days ago

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    I'm so different now. I know that things could've turned out different. I can't keep on going with this hole in my chest. I can't move on from you.
    Gabs96 Gabs96 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 28

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