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I Wish I Practiced What I Preached

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    God Yes - i think im quite good at giving advice,or atleast i think soand on many subjectsyou know,be true to yourself,dont b to hard on yourself(that one i suck at practicing...
    geekoftheweek geekoftheweek 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 18, 2011

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    This is my first post and sadly, it is not a happy one but here it goes: My husbands grandfather was diagnosed with colon cancer awhile back. He has been through a lot of things...
    MrsGrisham MrsGrisham 22-25, F 3 Responses Mar 18

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    I am plagued at times with wondering what if. That last night we spent together just might of saved his life. Yet, I had to be cold and heartless, because I listen to another's...
    MissScarlettAngelica MissScarlettAngelica 26-30, F 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    My husband has been battling depression for our entire 10-year relationship. It's become a third member of our marriage; a wedge pushing us apart. And I don't know what to do. I...
    FakeIsTheNewReal FakeIsTheNewReal 31-35, F 4 Responses Mar 24

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    Come late June, I might actually meet the guy that I think I like. One of my sisters is getting married at the end of June and I would love to have a date. I told him that it...
    LameyC LameyC 18-21, F 1 Response 9 hrs ago

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    My mind is a caos of a million thoughts at once.. Keeping my head spinning, stealing away my rest.. The anxiety is never ending and every day just feels like another test.. Will I...
    SilentGhost2748 SilentGhost2748 26-30, M 9 hrs ago

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    Sounds cool! We burned draft cards and preached love and peace. And you know what. We got older, had families, and became passives. And no! It didn't make us stronger. I think we...
    Batboy69 Batboy69 56-60, M 1 Response Apr 3

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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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    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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    I wish everyone could laugh all day long. I wish everyone could sing at the top of their lungs. I wish everyone could dance and never stop. I wish everyone could say what's on...
    3milyFaye 3milyFaye 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 17

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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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    For the two that occupy my mind. The one that I think I like I don't know what I feel for you, but I just wish that I could be with you right now. Maybe you can help me figure...
    LameyC LameyC 18-21, F 3 days ago

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    I wish everything went right with this girl. Ever since this girl first walked into our school for the first time, I couldn't take my eyes off her, and I know I probably wasn't...
    elugo123456789 elugo123456789 18-21, M Apr 5

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    that you and I could've lasted. I wish that the stars in the sky would shine as brightly as the lights in your eyes. I wish your family knew which "head" I was thinking with. I...
    Alexdrunkunc Alexdrunkunc 18-21 Mar 25

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    I have so much going on, and so much troubling me. All the mess has just pretty much ruined almost every aspect of my life, and my failure trials at helping myself have just made...
    Soligem Soligem 18-21 Mar 27

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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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    So I guess this is it... This is where it ends.. I wish.. I deeply wish I could've been there when you needed someone. I wanted to so bad, you never even knew. And now I guess.. I...
    hazellmo0n hazellmo0n 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 30

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    I wish I could have you on good days, So I could share my joy with you; I wish I could have you on bad days, Cuz with you I'd never feel blue. I wish I could have you on sunny...
    nivanvc nivanvc 36-40, M Apr 1

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    …..I wish I had wings. I wish I was slender with an elfin beauty and long fingers and a dark laugh that sparkled like frost on grass. I wish I could dance through the skies and...
    BlackRosesTurnBlue BlackRosesTurnBlue 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 1

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    Just one time in my life, I wish I was good enough. I wish I was skinny enough. I wish I was pretty enough. I wish I was kinky enough. I wish I was sexy enough. I wish I was...
    NYSlilAngel NYSlilAngel 26-30, F 2 Responses Apr 3

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    Ever since this girl first walked into our school for the first time, I couldn't take my eyes off her, and I know I probably wasn't the only one gazing at her beauty. Through my...
    elugo123456789 elugo123456789 18-21, M Apr 3

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    Ever since this girl first walked into our school for the first time, I couldn't take my eyes off her, and I know I probably wasn't the only one gazing at her beauty. Through my...
    elugo123456789 elugo123456789 18-21, M Apr 4

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    I used to be more vocal about it in public but I'm usually with my kid so I have to think of his safety. Now I'll just alert authorities of anything wrong. Once I saw a drunk man...
    xSCARx xSCARx 26-30, F 6 days ago

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    I wish one day I won't have to deal with anxiety. I wish my depression would leave me alone. I wish I had a father. I wish I could restart. I wish I knew how to smile. I wish...
    akaShaun akaShaun 18-21, M 3 Responses 5 days ago

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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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    I joined the fire department to make my step-dad and uncles proud of me. I decided it wasn't something I wanted to do so I am taking a few months off. Since I took a few months off...
    16countrygirl 16countrygirl 16-17, F 2 Responses Mar 27

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    RAINBOW BASIN I wish we climbed up Rainbow Basin more times.... It was so incredible from the top of the mountain there. I wish I had been more proactive and taken initiative to...
    Nyxii Nyxii 22-25, F Apr 1

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    The first star i see tonite i wish i may i wish i might have this wish i wish tonite...... I wish hot women would help me talk more.
    ninerzoon ninerzoon 36-40, M Apr 1

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    The past goes, the present comes, and the future awaits, yet I wish it didn't. I've never been a people person, always in the background. I am the wallflower of the world. I am...
    UnwantedShadow UnwantedShadow 13-15, F 2 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 3 days ago

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    Christmas Eve of 2011, my boyfriend proposed to me with a beautiful ring on the docks of a lake in rural Newport Vermont. I've always loved him. I've always wanted him. There's...
    irelate14 irelate14 18-21, F 15 hrs ago

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    I wish people could understand how their actions and words can affect and hurt the people around them. I wish they could be able to think about what they're doing and say "how will...
    jules401 jules401 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 16

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    I surely cannot be the only one who has ever had a dream or ever found a profession that they absolutely loved. I have always loved animals, they make me happy and I feel that...
    Dollface493 Dollface493 18-21, F Mar 20

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    I am a 15 year old Jewish, Orthodox girl. I was born 3 months early in Manchester, England. From the time i was a baby i have had a very hard life. I lived in fear every day of my...
    phobia1998 phobia1998 13-15, F 3 Responses Mar 22

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    Bare with me, its going on 1am in the morning. I'm sitting here in the living room, dark and crying my eyes out. I just need to write this out, because if I don't, I have a feeling...
    NYSlilAngel NYSlilAngel 26-30, F 2 Responses Mar 24

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    I wish I had had a real Father. A dad that loved and cherished me and my brothers. My dad is an emotionally abusive man. He is also a severe narcissist. I stopped speaking to him...
    Howyahorse Howyahorse 36-40, F 2 Responses Mar 25

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    I wish I could have a guy who wants a family and babies I wish I could have sex every night and not get trashed on if I ask for it I wish I had a guy who actually understood me and...
    Ginger387 Ginger387 18-21, F 8 Responses Mar 27

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    Waking up each day becomes more and more of a chore, sometime's I can't think of a valid reason to wake up. I'm stupid, lazy, fat, worthless, and can't do anything right. Failure...
    xDeadspacex xDeadspacex 16-17, F 4 Responses Mar 28

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    I truly wish guns and more powerful weapons did not exist. These type of weapons are meant to take a life away instantly. Many people have the mindset to kill, not to restrain...
    samoralsophy samoralsophy 18-21, M 2 Responses Mar 29

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    You're walking along one evening when you stumble upon a rather angry looking female genie. She has shrunken me to about 6 inches tall, ******** me naked and tied my hands behind...
    Gr8pNutsCrunch Gr8pNutsCrunch 41-45, M Apr 2

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    Ever since this girl first walked into our school for the first time, I couldn't take my eyes off her, and I know I probably wasn't the only one gazing at her beauty. Through my...
    elugo123456789 elugo123456789 18-21, M Apr 3

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    Ever since this girl first walked into our school for the first time, I couldn't take my eyes off her, and I know I probably wasn't the only one gazing at her beauty. Through my...
    elugo123456789 elugo123456789 18-21, M Apr 3

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    Ever since this girl first walked into our school for the first time, I couldn't take my eyes off her, and I know I probably wasn't the only one gazing at her beauty. Through my...
    elugo123456789 elugo123456789 18-21, M Apr 3

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    I think thats what I miss the most is watching you sleep. I would stroke your hair and trace the tattoo on your back it matched mine perfectly now I hide it.I am lying in a...
    Unoplayedme Unoplayedme 31-35 1 Response Apr 4

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    I joined this website mainly because I feel I can't talk to anyone else about what I'm thinking. This is a good place to vent my frustrations about my life and not be judged or...
    Wednesdayschild15 Wednesdayschild15 36-40, F 3 Responses Apr 5

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    Ever since this girl first walked into our school for the first time, I couldn't take my eyes off her, and I know I probably wasn't the only one gazing at her beauty. Through my...
    elugo123456789 elugo123456789 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 6

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    Ever since this girl first walked into our school for the first time, I couldn't take my eyes off her, and I know I probably wasn't the only one gazing at her beauty. Through my...
    elugo123456789 elugo123456789 18-21, M Apr 7

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    I wish that you had not initiated anything. I wish that you had just left me as a friend. I wish that you had never started texting all those sweet words to me. Those words have...
    Arcavala Arcavala 31-35, F 1 Response Apr 8

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    Ever since this girl first walked into our school for the first time, I couldn't take my eyes off her, and I know I probably wasn't the only one gazing at her beauty. Through my...
    elugo123456789 elugo123456789 18-21, M 4 Responses a week ago

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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 6 days ago

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    (Mild Trigger Warning. Don't read if you don't like.) Staring out to the clouds, I wish that I could be with you. Why do you have to be so far away, far away that you are but a...
    DisembodiedLied DisembodiedLied 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    To be honest I do wish I was in a great relationship. I think of what it would be like and it sort of scares me but at the same time I wish I could have it. I've never been in a...
    JohnnyCasshh JohnnyCasshh 16-17, F 2 Responses 5 days ago