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I Won't Be Handing Out Treats For Halloween

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 21 People

    Nope, Not From This House !

     I live in the city of Chicago, south side.  There are kids being beaten to death on their way home from school,shot, raped. People every day almost killed in a home invasion. I just don't think it's wise anymore.  Our neighborhood has changed, a lot of new...
    deleted deleted 26-30 8 Responses Oct 30, 2009

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    Where Halloween Came From........................

      Where Does Halloween Come from? Halloween has evolved and been influenced by a number of different cultures and religions, the most important of which are paganism, the Romans, the Celts (the people of Ireland, Scotland, Britain, Wales) and Christianity. However...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Oct 31, 2009

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    No Treats!

    I don't celebrate Halloween. It's an americanised holiday, and I don't see why Australians need to celebrate it. It seems to becoming more popular here now...has been lots of stuff in the shops for Halloween this year. I think its ridiculous!!!!! If any kids knock on my door they...
    australiangirl australiangirl 26-30, F 1 Response Oct 31, 2009

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    Never Do..

    It's no secret that I don't celebrate halloween, Easter or Christmas. So , no candy here..my porch light will be off, to discourage trick or treaters.
    lonesurvivor lonesurvivor 51-55, F 1 Response Oct 31, 2009

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    Lame Neighborhood

    I haven't handed out candy for years! There's a shortage of kids I guess..? I haven't seen hide nor hair of a child on Halloween night. Some neighborhoods are that way.When I was little, the sidewalks were filled with clusters of trick or treaters. Kicking thru the leaves...
    wiseowl wiseowl 61-65, F 9 Responses Oct 31, 2009

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    Handing Out Treats

    Handing out treats,If you think I will,At Halloween,You're right out of luck,**** off,Go annoy someone else!
    lazycrazybasket lazycrazybasket 46-50, M Feb 6, 2012

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    Nope....

    i never went when i was a kid, and we don't have any kids in our nieghtbor hood, so i dind't even get cady. no point.
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Oct 31, 2009

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    No Candy

     I am not giving out candy or attending any halloween parties anymore. This holiday revolves around commercialism and it's more fear based in energy. It encourages people to be scary and in fear and be scared which I think is not healthy for kids. If it was used for fun...
    bzyangl bzyangl 41-45, F 1 Response Oct 31, 2009

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    Its weird and i dont know if its normal but at night, i can run faster, think better, i am stronger, im better at everything. I also have this voice in my head that wont go away...
    samthekiller samthekiller 13-15, F Nov 30

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    A lot of people in my family are psychic. My sister thinks she is, I think I am too. I can see the future, it's not controlled though so it's random and not as great. It's latent.
    TransmutedHeart TransmutedHeart 18-21, F Dec 1

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    Who am I to judge you? I'm usually the one being judged and very misunderstood. Unless you're evil into all the bad things you might do to any human or domestic animal.Your life is...
    AfanOfbigNaturals AfanOfbigNaturals 41-45, M Dec 7

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    We used to be friends, we used to spend hours just talking even though he had a girlfriend I fell for him, I never told him so we remained friends through the years I left home got...
    nounou0728 nounou0728 26-30, F Nov 19

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    Not that i can't, but that i won't. I'm me and if i change, then i won't be me anymore.
    TheKidInTheCorner TheKidInTheCorner 13-15, M Nov 29

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    1. I don't like guys messaging me with pervy stuff ... 2. You won't get my attention by being a big know it all 3. You won't get by being rude or judgmental
    Rebelscorpio Rebelscorpio 22-25, F 2 days ago

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    letting go and moving on is the easiest thing for me to do I used to do that in my past life what ever happened I hidding and move on but iam not that person any more I won't...
    Lilyalexandergia Lilyalexandergia 18-21, F Nov 22

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    I won't mind spending a night with a married woman
    gs770 gs770 26-30, M Dec 3

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    I just won't give up, it's just cowardly.
    Jovanite Jovanite 13-15, M 1 Response Dec 3

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    As a Viking I doing fear death at all, so I am tenacious. Being unrelenting in life, being resilient is essential to survive something like a gang raping, as I have. I won't give...
    Skjeggstad Skjeggstad 22-25, F 4 Responses Dec 7

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    Some people who are too good.. too sensitive.. too social.. too Intelligent.. too dramatic.. can go to hell and block me. who damn fuking care about it.. Such people judge you...
    Drunknlost Drunknlost 26-30, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I am depresssed. I haven't told anyone yet. My parents are always yelling at me about my grades and constantly comparing me to my siblings, they ignore my acomplishments and find...
    anonymus000 anonymus000 16-17, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    I dont believe in blocking anyone.. if our views dont match fine.. if i dont no u..cool.. if ur an assh0le..ok.. but ur still u and i m mee..blocking is only for spammers..
    sunnsood sunnsood 26-30, M 9 hrs ago

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    I never quite understood why people go out of their way to make another person feel horrible about their own life choices. For a person to bash someone they don't even know, on a...
    acidpixiedust acidpixiedust 36-40, F 9 Responses Dec 9

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    I'm feeling really down lately... ever since I got to college I've just felt more and more alone. I dont want to eat, have no energy to get work done, and rarely even want to hang...
    TaylorNicole312 TaylorNicole312 18-21, F Nov 20

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    Just found out the guy I am sleeping with is married. For awhile I had a nagging thought that he was lying to me. Yes him and I entered a NSA situation but we've had conversations...
    Gigilaugh Gigilaugh 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 21

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    * control me * take away my joy * diminish my self worth * make me co-dependent * become dependent upon me * stress me out * discourage me to love * force me to deny God
    SelfLove SelfLove 36-40, F Dec 9

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    There are moments when I feel like leaving this site.One of them is when all I get is friend requests from men with only sex in their minds.I hardly add any one these days or block...
    restored87 restored87 46-50, F 5 Responses Nov 23

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    I swear it's like everyone's mission to just get my temper running like I can't today :(
    DreaSmurph DreaSmurph 18-21, F Nov 23

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    I'm just so hungry ,,I haven't eaten all day .i wish my family would let me eat anything and I wish I had food in my house 😢
    DreaSmurph DreaSmurph 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 23

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    Lies. I will judge you. Everyone will. HOWEVER, I'll make an effort to understand you and your perception of things and I'll try not to have a negative opinion of you just because...
    Friability Friability 18-21 3 Responses Nov 25

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    Never in my life wanted something so bad , till now 😔😒 don't know what to do #gf
    Loovee1C Loovee1C 18-21, F Nov 30

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    Ha... you never have so I don't expect you to anyway... have a nice call with them...
    imgivingupnow imgivingupnow 18-21, F a week ago

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    No reply, no additions. It's like, what's the point of adding that person if you aren't going to talk to them? Why did you even do it, to make your profile look good?
    SweetcakesJr SweetcakesJr 13-15, F a week ago

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    I will never tell you I love you if I really don't mean it. I realise how much that could hurt someone, saying I love you but not really meaning it.
    Ashlynthepanda Ashlynthepanda 13-15, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I know, I answered "wrong". he's like a girlfriend that doesn't want you but keeps showing up. I blocked him but he keeps coming back. I want his affection......DICCLAIMER:this is...
    trent74 trent74 36-40, M 2 days ago

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    I was eating dinner with my parents the other night and the subject of college came up. I told my parents that I already knew what I wanted to be when I got older. I told them I...
    Lisawellsliveson Lisawellsliveson 13-15, F 1 Response Nov 19

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    I hate liars. Liars I can't trust. A lie can destroy a marriage and reputation. When I was a child and something was damaged or stolen I experienced punishment and discipline. My...
    gambler920 gambler920 51-55, M 2 Responses Nov 20

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    Trust me!!!! I don't appreciate being judged!!! I am in no room to judge!!! If every one would swap shoes for a week or so... I bet we'd all be a little less quick to judge...
    Coffeetyme Coffeetyme 41-45, F 3 Responses Nov 23

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    But both need to drive to crazy for me.
    OddlyScintilating OddlyScintilating 46-50, M Nov 29

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    I am the least indicated person to judge anyone. To point my finger upon a single being would imply thrice on to me. For this reason, I will not judge. After all, with a world...
    kittylin kittylin 22-25, F Dec 6

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    I am Asatru. I gave up on being Christian, Lutheran, but I still have family and friends who are Christian, some friends who are Muslim. I accept the differences, as they accept...
    Skjeggstad Skjeggstad 22-25, F 1 Response Dec 7

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    It's not that I don't want to ask, it's that I don't know how. Since I've been in elementary school, I've been told to rely on myself, or maybe I've told myself that. My parents...
    Here2Help383 Here2Help383 16-17, M 3 Responses Dec 7

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    As long as you aren't sacrificing children because I'm not down for that.
    bombchu bombchu 22-25, F Dec 8

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    As I've grown older I have come to the conclusion that I hate the thought of marriage. I was married once at 16 and divorced at 21 and since then I have had numerous relationships...
    TaxiDrivingMom74 TaxiDrivingMom74 36-40, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    go look for pervs needing ur support....
    sunnsood sunnsood 26-30, M 3 days ago

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    I have done this so much that is automatic with me. I get very uncomfortable with people that have been in my life a long time, unless I can keep them at a distance, some how.
    tryingagainII tryingagainII 56-60, M 11 hrs ago

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    I made sure my 3 sons were not cut. I did not want them to go through the psychological pain I had because I had been circumcised and wanted then to enjoy proper sex.
    Wulfstan Wulfstan 70+, M Nov 19

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