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I Abhor Complacency

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    Self esteem or a sense of worth is a very fragile thing for me. I am not competent to comment on others' feelings on the same matter, but some words (even if spoken in a different...
    pretender2687 pretender2687 26-30, M Aug 20

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    Do we really need to share with them? ‘No, we don’t really have to share—we get to share! Let us not be concerned about silly views of whether we would share or...
    Andrew558n8la3 Andrew558n8la3 31-35, M 1 Response Aug 20

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    There were some people I met in my life that if I knew now, I'd love to be around. I'm a different person. I want to engage. I wish I had maintained relationships with certain...
    shameinnoshame shameinnoshame 26-30, M 1 Response Aug 24

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    My parents told me that right after I was born, I opened my eyes and looked at them in such a way that they can only describe as piercing straight into the depths of their soul...
    lmg2474 lmg2474 18-21, F Aug 25

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    This past summer (summer 2014) has been by far one of the most terrible I have ever had to live through. Luckily, someone famous once said that bad experiences are there to be...
    gabenator123 gabenator123 16-17, M Aug 31

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    Please forgive me if this post is extraordinarily long. I'm well aware that anyone out there shouldn't be asked to sit through this, but I would really appreciate it if someone did...
    jojo2450 jojo2450 18-21, M 3 Responses Sep 4

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    Over the last few months ive slowly began to feel empty inside, as i go through the same routine over and over ive become desensitized to the world around me, complacency is...
    HowLongWillWeBeWaiting HowLongWillWeBeWaiting 22-25, M 1 Response Sep 10

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    I did not write the following but it is a great take on what an open marriage is like and what it should be like. I found this article at Salon.com. What I learned from dating...
    sosexyincolo sosexyincolo 36-40 2 Responses Sep 11

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    People who claim to have morals but are afraid to speak up against evil when they see evil right in front of their eyes are just plain cowards. Those that let the politically...
    johnny048 johnny048 46-50, M 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    THANK YOU. this group must be my homeplace. im torn. between the heart and mind. whats good for the soul and whats easy. this, is easy. complacency, is easy. ive...
    LostInTheLight LostInTheLight 26-30, F 4 days ago

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    They are treated so differently in society. There are so many more dimensions than just the competitive aspect. A fellow classmate was surprised when I told them I was failing a...
    4NeonFun 4NeonFun 16-17, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    Pharrell-Williams-Happy-2013-1200x1200 I believe that the secret to happiness is looking within. I received some advice from an old friend once that said, “You can’t ask...
    enriqueclasico enriqueclasico 26-30, M 1 Response Aug 20

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    You keep me grasping for phrases Through the smoke and smoldering blazes, And it still always amazes me how I’m reminded of your love Since I'm losing this vivid view; An...
    MrTimothyMcNeil MrTimothyMcNeil 18-21, M 2 Responses Aug 21

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    Plutocracy is abhorrent to a republic; it is more despotic than monarchy, more heartless than aristocracy, more selfish than bureaucracy. It preys upon the nation in time of peace...
    chocomint chocomint 51-55, F Aug 25

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    76. My favorite color is blue. 77. My parents divorced when I was in the 3rd grade. They got back together and remarried less than a year later. 78. I grew up listening to...
    ludix ludix 41-45, M 1 Response Aug 28

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    You know that feeling you get when you’re thinking about or looking for something, and it ends up being right under your nose…because you kept overlooking it? A person always...
    Sarahbellas Sarahbellas 26-30, F 2 Responses Aug 30

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    I'm not THAT hairy, but I do have some chest, stomach, shoulder and back hair, and of course, men's hairy legs. I can't imagine wanting to shave, wax or tweeze it- Doesn't seem...
    SLdale SLdale 51-55, M Sep 2

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    The headline on this would be the beginning of me saying something well, not something good. Now, the challenge is to say something lacking in substance but stated well enough to...
    SammySamps SammySamps 51-55, M 3 Responses Sep 2

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    I abhor long distance relationships i hate them , yes I do , yes I do , yes i do and i dont want one they are as bad as having no relationship rather they are worse !!!!>:<
    anasteel2 anasteel2 41-45, F Sep 6

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    Mostly I abhor those :) smiles, so retarded.
    psycopower90 psycopower90 22-25, M 1 Response Sep 7

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    1. I had a very bad childhood, but most people I know casually assume I came from a nice, middle-class family. 2. I am extremely sensitive and easy to hurt. But, I'm so good at...
    Aurinne Aurinne 36-40, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Or can they...? There are a lot of reasons as to why I would like to maintain the privacy of what's going on in my head. It is highly likely that most of them are not uncommon...
    lowfrequencyorganism lowfrequencyorganism 22-25, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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