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I Wonder If I Should Stay Or Go

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    Dealing With Emotions

    I have come a long way to admit that I have commitment issues. I don't like to get attached, and as sad as it sounds, despite that I have been in 4 long term relationships, even married once, I have never been in love. 2 years ago, after my divorce, I met this good looking guy...
    xusita xusita 31-35, F Aug 23, 2011

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    Retirement Or The Epicenter Of Infamy?

    I don't pretend to have answers as to the complex question of me staying on EP or going. So many times, it hardly seems worth the effort to actually stick around yet I have a seemingly sudden plethora of people who harken to my door, distressed over the mere possibility of me...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses May 27, 2010

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    Scared

    My housemate pointed out that I haven't been socializing with other people other than her e.g have my own friends blabla.. I thought it must have nagged on her conscience that I don't this...I couldn't fathom why there should be a reason for everything.. well, I was feeling down...
    amejad amejad 22-25, F May 9, 2011

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    Should I Leave My Drug Addict Husband He Says He Changed! Help!

    I have been married to my husband now for just over 13 years.  We have been together since high school and neither of us ever really dated anyone else.  The marriage has been rocky at times, and he has pretty much been lazy and selfish most of the time.  We have...
    marshall123 marshall123 36-40 1 Response Jan 28, 2010

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    Lost Myself Somewhere Along The Line

    My husband has been away off and on for weeks. At first it bothered me. I was so sad with the holiday's coming up. Now I found my rhythm and I hate to say it I am happy. I am relaxed. I am sleeping at night and waking up rested. He's due back and I honestly am scared of how he...
    dreamingkitty dreamingkitty 36-40, F 1 Response Jan 7, 2011

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    Its Been On My Mind A Lot Lately, Even More The Past Two Days...

    I have been thinking about weather I should stay on Ep lately. Been wondering what's the point....I don't know. It was on my mind. I keep saying when its all good, that I would never delete my account again, and I would never leave again, but when things are bad, and like now, I...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Dec 30, 2009

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    Fresh Start? Same Routine? D:

    So, i have the chance for a fresh start.. but I'm not sure if i want to go for it...   I can go live with my dad in another city, or i can continue living miserably with my mom.. I really want to live with my dad... but ... i don't want to leave my sisters! UGH...
    freshfrika freshfrika 16-17, F 2 Responses Jun 4, 2009

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    Where Are You Going By the Way?

    It doesn't matter what you do or do not do - there is NO WAY to stay or go wherever unless you must.
    Thought1 Thought1 22-25 Jun 18, 2009

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    Two Roads Diverged In a Wood

    You're probably asking yourself how in the name of everything sacred can someone like me who seems to be a confident, balanced person can honestly ask themselves a question like this. Well I'll tell you - I ask this question not just about EP or AOL or even the Internet at large...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses May 27, 2009

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    Why Stay?

    I have three been married for 6 years and I'm unhappy...and everything he's boy willing yo do or is laborious for him to do someone else does with ease and willingly. I want to jump ship to get in another. I know it sounds bad but why should I stay?
    titanicdreamz titanicdreamz 26-30, F Jun 19, 2012

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    HMMM

    I wonder if I should stay or go.  How many of you have uttered those words aloud or to yourself at some point in your life?  What did you do and how did you decide what to do?
    fungirlmmm fungirlmmm 41-45, F 11 Responses May 25, 2009

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    Sometimes...

    Sometimes I wonder if I should stay here, or if I should just go for a while. I do love it here, and think it is an amazing site and I have a great time here, but sometimes, I feel like I can't be me, because I feel like I am going to hurt others, by letting them know how I am...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Aug 6, 2009

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    Fungirlmmmm's Fault

       I story I posted on FG story was just the beginning of the ,"Should I stay or Should I Go" moments in my life. I know it's okay to have your own ideas and opinions about anything that involves your life. Sometimes you go along to get along. That can be a...
    Caliper Caliper 56-60, M 5 Responses May 27, 2009

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    I really want to thank everyone for taking the time to read a part of my life that I wanted to share. I hope it could help with anyone who feels that they are in similar situations...
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    Last year our teacher made us all write messages to eachother like we had to give each person 3 compliments and a message and she chose the best ones and made a paragraph for us...
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    I bought a lamp at target last week. I realize now that I should have purchased elsewhere. Anyways, this turned into quite the ordeal. The lamp did not work. I went to take it...
    ericramone ericramone 31-35, M 1 Response Sep 9

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    Noticed changes on phone app. Trending groups stay very very long. Noticed allie ep takes many posts. Even innocent ones. And ep staff are ok with that. Got one...
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    No one seems to think the way I do. My mom was getting divorced again and I decided to give her some advice this time but she said that my ideas were a warped way of seeing things...
    NameIsMailbox NameIsMailbox 13-15, M Aug 24

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    I am so great at pushing people away. I don't even know if I consider my two best friends as 'best friends'. I don't feel as if I can tell them everything (not much at all) though...
    mintycat mintycat 13-15, F Aug 28

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    1 year ago: I look at her. She stares right back at me. Who are you? I want to ask, but I already know the answer. Her skinny legs look like twigs as she struts towards me. Her...
    GetYourFreakOn GetYourFreakOn 16-17, F 7 Responses Aug 29

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    Today if has been a very difficult day. Rather than vent to the world my troubles , I would love to hear one or two lines about something wonderful or happy. Then I would feed on...
    breathingeasy breathingeasy 41-45, M 6 Responses Aug 29

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    Presently only obtainable during the US, it consists of regional sights and companies which include inns and restaurants.The places to eat that ensure their photographs are...
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    December 31, 2013 A German trend catalog has printed the photographs created in Nerja in October. It's the german trend catalog Gebrüder Götz who selected Nerja like a...
    Keniaga838 Keniaga838 31-35, M 1 Response Sep 4

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    Why should I try? Those who are supposed to be helping, try to but only make it worse. I can't bring myself to tell them, or be honest. It would take to much effort, and I have to...
    thatonegirlnamedrenae thatonegirlnamedrenae 16-17, F 1 Response Sep 5

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    I want to kill myself. Whenever someone asks what I want to do with my life I say that I want to be a veterinarian. I get excited because ideally, it's what I would like to do. But...
    Thehorrid Thehorrid 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 7

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    Untill this semester I have had my life under control, to a point. But now I am juggling travel soccer, jv volleyball, and early college level work of a junior. I have not been...
    bonquisha203 bonquisha203 16-17, F a week ago

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    I am a woman in my mid-30s and have Asperger Syndrome. Even with that, I completed my MBA in accounting after toying with the possibility of careers in healthcare and even law...
    nschulm nschulm 31-35, F 3 days ago

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    I always find this website when I'm feeling frustrated with my husband. We're both young and urban people and we get along and understand each other in hard times. We're both very...
    Jessicastephens Jessicastephens 31-35, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    It's my cousins 21 birthday and they live on the mountain, my mom was at work and I went up with my grandma to go help with groceries but stayed for dinner. after I couldn't get a...
    anonymouschicky anonymouschicky 13-15, F 1 day ago

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    As I lay here, with these tears stream down my face, I wonder where I went wrong. It would be easier if I had someone to talk to. I used to feel like a butterfly full of flutter...
    cjohnson1983 cjohnson1983 31-35, F 1 Response 12 hrs ago

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    like i wonder sometimes why ive allowed u in so close to me. why have i tried to make u a best friend, when i dont think u really care. sometimes i wish i could go away for a while...
    SadisticBitch SadisticBitch 31-35, F 1 Response Aug 29

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    So in terms of staying sober I mainly mean not smoking weed (at least for a decent amount of time) considering the fact that I don't drink anymore and only smoke. I love smoking...
    misunderstoodx10 misunderstoodx10 18-21, F Aug 26

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    I often wonder. Especially when someone passes me and cut back right in front of me. Then I wonder, did your father never teach you to get well ahead and then gradually return. Or...
    Longand Longand 46-50, M Sep 10

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    I often wonder. Especially when someone passes me and cut back right in front of me. Then I wonder, did your father never teach you to get well ahead and then gradually return. Or...
    Longand Longand 46-50, M Sep 10

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    Do you ever wonder does your ex misses you? that he will constantly posting picture in his Instagram showing you how is his life? when you guys are not friends anymore? I wonder...
    Love1303 Love1303 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 11

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    I like to stay home. i don't drink and i don't dance so i figure whats the point in going out to clubs. Movies are too expensive to go out and see on a regular basis when you are...
    violet1698 violet1698 31-35, F 4 Responses Sep 14

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    I stayed up for 48 hours straight. The first 24 was because a new war game came that my friend and I enjoy. The next day he, his girlfriend and me and my girlfriend were going on...
    ValhallaAwaits ValhallaAwaits 18-21, M Sep 14

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    With this day and age, I don't know how I could be a stay at home mom. I'm not good at anything else, just raising kids. I wish I could find a guy that has a good enough job so...
    Beatenrodent Beatenrodent 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 14

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    My hubby is awesome. We have been together 8 years. He is kind, caring, strong, and wonderful with our children... I'm not sure why I'm so lucky. I hope I can be a wonderful a wife...
    FinlayBrowne FinlayBrowne 31-35, F 3 Responses a week ago

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    Sometimes I wonder what people perceive me as, I know it shouldn't really matter but I like to feel approachable but confident as an individual, struggled for a long time with...
    chamlav chamlav 18-21, F 6 days ago

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    this really is a really big thing to wonder, and of course if we could see what people saw of us then it would be a terrible depressing thing. but I wonder it so much...
    brookel16 brookel16 16-17, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I can see my mother getting to the point of exhaustion. I sometimes wonder when she says she can't take this anymore and wants to pack up and leave for a little while and just get...
    ajrestless ajrestless 18-21, F 2 days ago

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    I can see my mother getting to the point of exhaustion. I sometimes wonder when she says she can't take this anymore and wants to pack up and leave for a little while and just get...
    ajrestless ajrestless 18-21, F 2 days ago

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    Just for a day I'd like to see how other people see me. I'm pretty convinced that no one sees me for who I actually am. I care a lot more than anyone knows. I don't really know...
    Isntitironic Isntitironic 31-35, F 1 day ago

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    I always wonder if people see colours the same way i do? Like if what i see as green, is what purple looks like to them? If you get me?
    James5946 James5946 18-21, M 6 Responses Aug 23

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