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Drew: Grouphug

By London_Drew Last edited 137 months ago
Drew: Grouphug

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If Flickr is the smiling, feel-good face of the internet, then Grouphug is the seedy underbelly. People come here, not to post cute pictures of their pets, but to confess their sins – the self loathing, dirty desires and daily betrayals we keep from the world.

The entries range from the banal:

I have no control

All things are falling apart

Winter is coming

To the funny:

I have a crush on the rabbit from space jam, the female one of course. but whats hot is hot, and she knows how to put on eye shadow

And the genuinely sad:

I really like a girl and I've just been talking to her on msn, she told me she's going round to a lads house on Thursday. I feel so bad, I want to cry, I want to die

And back to the banal again:

I eat myself. I peel the skin off my fingers and eat it, and my fingernails too.

So there you have it: the human condition in a website. God help us all.

Grouphug can be found at www.grouphug.us

Last Updated 04 November 2005

Katie

If you like this kind of confessional website, you should go visit www.postsecret.com. There is less of the banal, lots of the funny, and lots of stuff that is genuinely and suprisingly moving. It's updated every Sunday.

Drew

Oh, but I love the banal Katie! But you're right, Postsecret is amazing.