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14 Sep

I had a breakdown.

It has been a while since I last posted here. Some of you may know I have suffered from anxiety in t

Mental health

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    pen name Went to my GP, got booked in to see a counsellor t...

  • runcicle

    runcicle Dear pen name, I'm glad to see that you're...

  • pen name

    pen name From first seeing my GP to 1-2-1 and group session...

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    pen name I also haven't worked since mid July. Yikes! ...

  • runcicle

    runcicle The difference in tone between your post and the l...

  • Red October

    Red October Hi Pen Name, sorry to hear what you've been t...

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19 Jun

So I met with my Italian friend.

I have had no contact with her for two weeks. Trying to find myself, perhaps trying to get over her.

Friend, Italian

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4 Jun

Still single, but very happy, yet something getting to me.

Have another date lined up, over my Italian friend, going well with girl another but slowly.Still sh

Sex

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  • Beakie

    Beakie no one will judge you on that hun, in fact, most g...

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24 May

Uncontrollable outbursts of crying.

I have no idea what is wrong. Twice this week I have just gone in to total unrolled outbursts of cry

Friends, Crying, Hug me

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  • Anonymous

    Anonymous **Hugs** Life can be very confusing for all of us ...

  • Anonymous

    Anonymous You sound like the pressure is getting to you my l...

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    pen name Yeah, felt like crying and said to myself, "ju...

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22 May

It's her birthday!

Yesterday was my Italian friend's birthday. Saw her briefly on Monday evening... "We're

Birthday, Excluded, Birthday party

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  • Anonymous

    Anonymous what sort of a friend is that?! :(

  • pen name

    pen name I have always felt left out when it comes to frien...

  • Anonymous

    Anonymous you deserve better. its hard to find real friends,...

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    pen name Well she's having a second party. I am invited...

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20 May

Texting too much. Where is the balance?

Third person has told me I'm texting too much and it is annoying them, last person being my Ital

Texting

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  • Dragonite

    Dragonite never knew there was one

  • catloverrr

    catloverrr I know how u feel. Quite a few people I know r not...

  • ECHO

    ECHO I'm sorry to hear it affects you like that, bu...

  • Anonymous

    Anonymous XXXX

  • runcicle

    runcicle It's too much when someone tells you that you&...

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17 May

4 dates to zero

Oh well. The last date that still showed interest has now told be back off. Just a quick update.

Dating

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13 May

Well, that was awkward.

Consultancy work today in London for a major NASDAQ company, myself and my Italian friend working to

Dating, Awkward friendships, Friendzoned

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9 May

I feel so inexperienced

So I'm dating, kissed a girl last week and I felt nervous. Why, because I felt inexperienced. Ne

Kissing, Experience

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  • J.J.

    J.J. Maybe relax more and let it come naturally; trust ...

  • Monsieur Anon

    Monsieur Anon I second J.J's comment. It all comes naturally...

  • pen name

    pen name We had a good conversation about it last night. I ...

  • J.J.

    J.J. If in doubt, honesty is always the best policy! Ho...

  • Monsieur Anon

    Monsieur Anon Nice one :)

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2 May

4 girls, 4 dates.

Single for almost 4 weeks, already have 4 girls and 4 dates, yet I still want my Italian friend. 1 d

Date

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  • Jayne with a Y

    Jayne with a Y It's a shame that none are looking too hopeful...

  • pen name

    pen name Well I'm now seeing the pretty one. ;) I wasn...

  • Jayne with a Y

    Jayne with a Y Good times! Fair enough, that sounds like a pretty...

  • pen name

    pen name The game is pretty new to me so having to find out...

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27 Apr

Slowly getting there.

After I broke up with my gf I'm finally getting my life back together. Have three close friends

Friends, Friend zone

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  • Anon de Plume

    Anon de Plume You're 28. Single. There is a load of fun stuf...

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24 Apr

That first text message

A guy gets a girls number, and he is about to text the girl after a day or so.Ladies, what do you li

Text messages

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  • Slavemeat

    Slavemeat Something is better than nothing. If we've gi...

  • AnonymousBlonde

    AnonymousBlonde for me personally, i'd like a bit of a cheeky ...

  • Anonymous

    Anonymous Just be yourself...... a simple txt is fine but re...

  • Dragonite

    Dragonite "heyy there how are you today?" somehow th...

  • Anon de Plume

    Anon de Plume Include her name in the text so it doens't sou...

  • Anonymous

    Anonymous keep it simple like Dragonite said, simple how are...

  • StickyNib

    StickyNib Slavemeat...that's a perfect answer! I'd b...

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21 Apr

Ladies, men with or without genital pubes?

Just wondering what you all prefer?

Men, Shaving

583 Readers . 13 comments  

  • TheSolemnHypnotic

    TheSolemnHypnotic Trimmed! Nothing wrong with a bit of man-scaping :...

  • Anonymous

    Anonymous Without all the way!!!!

  • Elizabeth Inside

    Elizabeth Inside I like it any way except completely out of control...

  • Scarlett

    Scarlett I don't mind either, maybe not too bushy, my h...

  • Anonymous

    Anonymous Generally I prefer trimmed, but it really depends ...

  • Anonymous

    Anonymous Omg I must have limited experience! I've never...

  • Anonymous

    Anonymous It sounds like you need a small 'selection box...

  • Anonymous

    Anonymous Ha ha ha that sounds like a plan :)

  • ZombiePenguins

    ZombiePenguins Trimmed, although I agree with SWF on completely b...

  • Stargazy

    Stargazy My hubby's quite hairy, so wouldn't suit b...

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    pen name Thanks all. I always keep myself trimmed. Flossing...

  • Elizabeth Inside

    Elizabeth Inside Ha! There's no reason wh a bare mini should be...

  • TheSolemnHypnotic

    TheSolemnHypnotic Ah yes, I'm the same Elizabeth, undercarriage ...

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18 Apr

I did it! Please congratulate me.

I'm single, have been for a week. I finally ended my relationship that I have been in for almost

Friend zone, Relaionships

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  • Randomer

    Randomer well done ! minus the laptop and iphone sounds lik...

  • princessjebbie

    princessjebbie Congratulations, I hope things work out for you. X

  • Rosie

    Rosie Good for you ! Life is way too short to live it in...

  • LynxWare

    LynxWare Gratz

  • Elizabeth Inside

    Elizabeth Inside Just read your other entries, and I think you'...

  • Anon de Plume

    Anon de Plume Telling her why will just give her ammunition to c...

  • Pixie22

    Pixie22 I've been reading through your earlier posts, ...

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5 Apr

Time to tell her?

So, following on from my last entries. I'm still with my gf, love for her has gone but I hate th

Friend

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    Anonymous If you tell your Italian friend that you like her ...

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28 Mar

Cancer, I hate it.

I had a call the other week that a friend from university had past away from cancer. A little shock

Cancer

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17 Mar

Not what I want but oh well.

Made up with the GF. I just think I'll be alone for the rest of my life without her. I'm a h

Moving forward

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  • TygerTyger

    TygerTyger Are you sure you arnt just being harsh on yourself...

  • PenBayonet

    PenBayonet dont be sad that good things comes to end for it ...

  • PenBayonet

    PenBayonet dont be sad that good things comes to end for it ...

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14 Mar

How did you hear of Pencourage?

I first heard about it on TWiT ( http://www.twit.tv/ ), I registered at the time. Few months later I

Pencourage

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  • Anon de Plume

    Anon de Plume I heard about Pencourage on the radio - I immediat...

  • Anonymous

    Anonymous I found an article on some news site a few days ag...

  • MissyCole

    MissyCole I read about it on the DailyMail.UK

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9 Mar

Spoke to my GF about sleeping over

Following my last post on this topic, last night I spoke to my GF about sleeping over. A recap, I ha

Alone, Sleepover, Loneliness

556 Readers . 5 comments  

  • Dragonite

    Dragonite i wish the best of luck to you both, at least you ...

  • Salt Lick

    Salt Lick What if when you move in together she wants to sle...

  • Northern Therapy

    Northern Therapy This is a weird relationship. Sounds like she'...

  • runcicle

    runcicle I'm on the Salt Lick and Northern Therapy side...

  • Emilia

    Emilia I agree with Salt Lick and Northern Theapy and Run...

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7 Mar

Jobless

I really need a full time employed job, but I can't find the willpower or confidence to. I gradu

Work life balance

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    pen name Work right now has dried up and that scares me too...

  • LazyDays

    LazyDays Sorry, but do you want a job or girl friend? She ...

  • Anonymous

    Anonymous Your girlfriend has issues. And all of them are he...

  • manamanam

    manamanam Yeah i'm going to say i'm in the same situ...

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5 Mar

Just a post to follow on from the last.

Met my Italian friend and also her friends last night, we had an amazing time. Tonight, back to the

Argh

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  • Rosie

    Rosie Why doesn't she want you having friends?

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4 Mar

What does this mean?

I have a friend, I really adore her, well really like her. But I'm already in a relationship. We

Women, Language, Menarefrommarswomenarefromvenus

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  • Anonymous

    Anonymous you have to ask your self would it be worth losing...

  • Emilia

    Emilia She's making it clear she is interested in you...

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    pen name So, I think I'll wait for her to make a move. ...

  • LazyDays

    LazyDays Think she made her move...

  • Anonymous

    Anonymous She may want a boyfriend and not a friend for life...

  • pureandsimple

    pureandsimple I think to some extent, you've already told he...

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2 Mar

Girlfriend won't sleepover.

I have been with my girlfriend now for just over 8 years. There is one thing that is bothering me ab

Sex, Girlfriend, Sleepover, Commitment

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  • Anonymous

    Anonymous have you tried talking about it, telling her how y...

  • pen name

    pen name Yes. She says her parents are strict and other peo...

  • LazyDays

    LazyDays I feel for you...sounds like she's been condit...

  • pureandsimple

    pureandsimple 8 years and not much sex? You must really love her...

  • LazyDays

    LazyDays Waking up with the person you love and care for is...

  • pen name

    pen name Spoken to her about it on many occasions. I ask on...

  • pen name

    pen name Thank you all for the comments so far. I slept bet...

  • runcicle

    runcicle Are you using 'sleepover' as a euphemism f...

  • Don

    Don Why don't you two move together?

  • yabbadabbadoo

    yabbadabbadoo Leave. It will hurt, but your love is hurting you ...

  • Fred

    Fred something very strange going on here. 8 years is t...

  • pen name

    pen name Yes, we both do.

  • Fred

    Fred what kindof relationship does she have with her pa...

  • rosesarered

    rosesarered have you considered that she might be waiting for ...

  • pen name

    pen name Well I ended it just over a week ago. Time to clos...

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