From The Basement: What If I Told You I Loved You?

By on February 3, 2011
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Posted by Anonymous. This all started 20 years ago I met a cocky big mouth extremely good looking guy that I had watched grow up before my eyes into a startling handsome man we dated a few times and I spent a lot of time at his parent’s house (where he lived at the time) [...]

From The Basement: Your Brainwashing Has Failed!

By on November 19, 2010
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Posted by Anonymous. Its 11:23 p.m. I’ve spent all day, and most of the evening preparing for my son’s birthday. You joined me at the store only because you seen I had done my hair. God forbid anyone hit on me, right? It’s been five years, and I hate you. I utterly detest you. In [...]

From The Basement: Gutless

By on November 4, 2010
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Posted By D. Once again you were busted. The funny part is, I knew already. I knew her number where she lived and her name. All the while you thought I knew nothing at all. Do you really think I am that stupid? I guess you do, and that is a shame. I knew about [...]

From The Basement: The Fight Against Jim

By on October 26, 2010
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Posted by Denise Kingsley (Pongratz). I dropped the ball again. I married very young. I was in love. In a few short years after the birth of two children, I knew I had outgrown him. I knew I would have nothing if I stayed with him. He was unfaithful to boot. When I decided to [...]

From The Basement: Let It Be Me

By on October 22, 2010
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Posted by Anonymous. argumentative essay on gun control Fertility treatment sucks. Why are so many women who don’t want a kid getting pregnant and I can’t? It is like a bad dream. Sex has become robotic and like a chore on my to do list. I don’t feel sexual at all! I never had so [...]

From The Basement: Dear Everyone, I’m Sorry

By on October 14, 2010
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Posted by Anonymous. A letter to everyone: To my work wifey, I am sorry for what I am about to say… I would gladly sleep with your husband if given the chance. I never will, out of the fact that you’re married and you’re a great friend to me. But it does not help that [...]

From The Basement: Big Girl

By on October 4, 2010
heart-break

Posted by Anonymous. We started out as friends, talking for hours on the phone, until the sun came up – countless times. You would stumble home from the bar, and speed dial me, realizing the cruelty of 20-something girls in university, and falling in love with the voice on the other end of the line [...]

From The Basement: Disappearing

By on September 13, 2010
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Posted by Anonymous. write my college essay Sometimes I feel like if I don’t write, my head will explode. I don’t even have any privacy for that anymore. He checks my phone, my internet history, everything is suspect the moment I want a little privacy. I don’t have a blog either. No place to put [...]

From The Basement: Is It Cheating?

By on September 8, 2010
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Posted by Anonymous. It started off as “one of those days” and it’s turning into “one of those weeks.” I’m happily married, or so I thought, I have a beautiful son who is about to turn a year old and a hard working husband. Just last week I found out that he’s been watching pornography. [...]

From The Basement: Utterly Miserable

By on September 1, 2010
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Posted by Anonymous. I’m so sorry, but I’m utterly miserable here. We never touch each other anymore, despite my advances. I asked you if you were seeing someone else and you blew me off. Is she at least prettier than I? I am pretty sure you’re seeing someone else. You come home from a 4-hour [...]

From The Basement: William Stafford Was His Favorite Poet

By on August 24, 2010
heart-break

Posted by Anonymous. Since you were four months pregnant, your husband has been cheating on you, with me. He told me he loved me, that I was the love of his life. We spent almost every evening together, in the park, by the library, up the hill, anywhere you can think of in the San [...]

From The Basement: I Want Someone I Can’t Have

By on August 16, 2010
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Posted by Anonymous. I?m so confused! I want someone I can?t have. I know I can?t have him because he is too good. If I did have him I?d then feel bad…. feel at fault… even though he can make his own choices. He won?t choose me. … but the yearning is so strong. I?m [...]

From The Basement: What It Feels Like To Be Left Behind

By on August 12, 2010
heart-break

Posted by Anonymous. Dear “K”, When you drove down the road in your U-haul and I watched those girls cling to their father, did you know that it took every ounce of strength I had not to run after your truck?? Did you know I wanted to drag you out of that truck by your [...]

If You Love A Story About In-Laws, Set It Free, If It Comes Back To You, It’s Awesome

By on August 3, 2010
Type-writer Girl

You know what’s amazing? When you put a story out there, and more stories come back. It’s like that old saying, ‘if you love something, set it free…’ except that in this case, it would be ‘if something is eating at you, write about it on the Internet; if it comes back to you with [...]

From The Basement: I Wish I Never Married You

By on August 3, 2010
heart-break

Posted by Anonymous. lipoma treatment I’m tired.  I can’t fight this uphill battle another day.  I just don’t have the energy to bridge these gaps anymore. I feel sorry for your crappy upbringing and absentee parents. I know it’s hard to lateral your experience into a connected and loving family life, but people do it [...]