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I Wonder If I Should Stay Or Go

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    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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    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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    Would any of you stay

    for the sake of a child. A man I know was deceived and is now facing a tough situation. The child's mother says he cant see the baby unless he is with her. Mind you this woman is married with 2 other children. Anyone else been in a situation like this? I dont know what advice...
    VentiQuadLatte VentiQuadLatte 36-40, F May 3

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    Can somebody seriously help,

    I've wanted to switch schools for a while. At this school I only have about 4 people I can actually call friends. And at the other school there are so many nice people plus I'd get a fresh start and I already have about 5 friends there and I've only actually been inside the...
    xXShellyBeanXx xXShellyBeanXx 13-15, F 1 Response May 3

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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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    I've already posted this

    but I need to add to this. Somebody please help me with this, I need it in like 1hour! I've been wanting to switch schools for a while now, I only have about 4 people I can actually call friends at my current school. And at the other school there a re so many nice people, I...
    xXShellyBeanXx xXShellyBeanXx 13-15, F May 5

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    Move on already, everybody says.

    What they don't get is it's not so easy when the memories of us together are stuck on replay in my head. Your smile. Your eyes. Your sweet voice. How happy you made me. Those were some of my best memories, and i will never be able to erase them. If i could, i would in a...
    Jhayz Jhayz 26-30, F Apr 17

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    Warning: this is a long one,

    but it's interesting! I think... I am in college in my country,and the easy way to put it? I hate it here. I don't know if y'all know what's mugging,but it's like just chucking truck loads of information at one time so as to vomit it out during examination. I hate the education...
    GreyMattertome GreyMattertome 18-21, F Nov 9, 2014

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    Converted Converted 46-50, M Jun 16

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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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    BringMacktheHorizon BringMacktheHorizon 13-15, M Oct 22, 2014

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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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    The Clash! All time story of my LIFE!

    !! Yep...that's my song and I have yet to make the decision. Love the lyrics!
    2bMeAgain 2bMeAgain 41-45 1 Response Jun 27

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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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    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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    'I will let you go go,

    If you stay'
    ChloeGomez ChloeGomez 13-15, F Oct 22, 2014

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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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    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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    i think im missing something

    but i have everything i need....
    miimii0069 miimii0069 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 11

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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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    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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    ChloeGomez ChloeGomez 13-15, F 1 Response Oct 22, 2014

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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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    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 have to wonder...If I had made the wrong choices, if I hadn't messed it up, would I still be with him? Would I be as happy as I am now? He tore my heart to pieces and now it's...
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    BridaPaulo BridaPaulo 22-25, F 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    I don't know about sleeping all day, necessarily, but I definitely prefer nights to days. I enjoy staying up all night... seeing the sun set and still awake when the sun rises...
    SunnyDayze2 SunnyDayze2 22-25, F 6 Responses 4 days ago

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    MorningRose10 MorningRose10 31-35, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    After much consideration based on the people I've met recently I guess that I really do expect too much. Honesty, openness, acceptance, trust, communication, mutual understanding...
    BrandysGood BrandysGood 31-35, F 3 Responses a week ago

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    I have wondered for an immensely long time why people who have a sour attitude never get what they deserve. Always wondered why these people are allowed to live and hurt others...
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    Well, I caved and sent a short email yesterday morning. It was to congratulate him and tell him I'm proud of him and hoped he was ok and will have happy times in his new home. I...
    calmkat10 calmkat10 41-45, F 2 Responses Jul 21

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    I wonder what I would gain from abstaining from any kind of s-e-x-u-a-l interaction, including self pleasure, for a year straight...? I think I would like to try. I know it would...
    anhonestgirl anhonestgirl 26-30, F 2 Responses Jul 20

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    My family saw oculous now i cant fall asleep:( i duno why i stayed! i have a big mirror in my house and its lookin at me i sware! jus gotta stay away from the mirror and the dark...
    JennaRee JennaRee 13-15, F 4 Responses Jul 20

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    I stay home babysitting my toddler brother ALL THE TIME, and I hate staying home. My parents don't share the same interests as I do, so we never do anything or go anywhere I want...
    kYG1 kYG1 16-17, F Jul 19

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    She's been alone most of her life Her greatest love could not stay Oh that sure is something. To come to mean the world. She prayed looking for the books And fell to exhaustion...
    actactfularedy actactfularedy 56-60, M 1 Response Jul 19

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    I can't just give up I just can't my mom would've wanted me to stay strong so no matter what I have to stay strong I just have to even though it seems lately I've been starting to...
    natsudragon natsudragon 16-17, M Jul 18

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    I really need to change this soon!, it is getting abit outta hand now that I am not working at the momment. 04:00-06:00 every night for the last 1-2 weeks. waking up around 12:00...
    mirkwood86 mirkwood86 26-30, M 1 Response Jul 18

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