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I Abhor Complacency

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    Gray and swirling clouds are gathering on the horizon. Animals are beginning to feel the tension as they bustle about. Humanity is in a deep and oblivious slumber. The trumpet...
    johnny048 johnny048 46-50, M 1 hr ago

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    I have 2 wonderful kids, 2 pooches and a bird. I am married now for over 10 years and marriage has always been a struggle. I have never truly had a career - can't be tied down for...
    mylove2kids mylove2kids 41-45, F 1 Response Jun 26

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    Just viewed an amazing documentary, "I'm Fine, Thanks!" about people who were stuck in a rut of complacency, took a leap of faith, and pursued their lifelong goals and dreams. I...
    Dalmations Dalmations 41-45, F Jul 7

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    Sometimes I wonder... what would you do if you weren't married? Say nothing else is different except that one thing. You still have the years together, the history, the home, the...
    papaya6 papaya6 22-25, F 14 Responses Jul 10

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    I've lost sight of potential. Potential in myself, potential in others, and potential in my ideals. I feel like I have rationalized everything up to this point. Rationalizing that...
    xlux xlux 26-30, M Jul 11

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    I have started letting people who I consider important in my life how I'm finally accepting myself. A common reaction is an exaggerated form of complacency and apathy. I'm not...
    JessicaMarie35 JessicaMarie35 31-35, T 4 Responses Jul 13

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    I want conflict! I want dissent! I want the scene to represent Our hatred of authority, Our fight against complacency Stop singing songs 'bout girls and love! You killed the owl...
    rehn65 rehn65 16-17, M 4 days ago

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    Is feminism the same thing as anti-sexism? Do feminists abhor the unrealistic expectations our society has for men as much as they do the female stereotypes? I know men can be...
    icDavey icDavey 56-60, M 1 Response Jun 25

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    1 Give ear, O ye heavens, and I will speak; and hear, O earth, the words of my mouth. 2 My doctrine shall drop as the rain, my speech shall distil as the dew, as the small rain...
    Tapsalot Tapsalot 46-50, M 2 Responses Jul 2

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    The village stood at the edge of a deep forest. Secluded from the surrounding world Galewood had strong morals, and very little resistance against them. Wearing skirts above the...
    lildragon3333 lildragon3333 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 5

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    My past two LTR's were with men who drank way too much. The first started drinking heavily once his father was diagnosed with sarcoma cancer. We couldn't spend one day together...
    dolceharajuku dolceharajuku 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 6

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    I abhor the heat. I DETEST high humidity. I'm convinced the greatest achievement in the history of the human race was the invention of the air conditioner!! (Thank-you Willis...
    Beaver318 Beaver318 41-45, M 1 Response Jul 10

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    It's just as you think, I am a sociopath. I've been one ever since I could remember. I recall wondering has a kid, why aren't I like those kids, why am I not scared like them. Why...
    ICouldBeAnyone ICouldBeAnyone 31-35 2 Responses a week ago

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    Dear reader, hate is far too exhausting. If you truly want to hate something you have to give it a ton of effort... effort that could have been used on something worthwhile. I do...
    AddyAddyAddy AddyAddyAddy 22-25, F 1 Response a week ago

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    It sometimes fills me with much abhorrence to know that people say we're full of **** and we're not anything we claim to be. Well I'll tell you this, one day when the time is...
    TheAnonymousZexor TheAnonymousZexor 18-21, M 6 days ago

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    In Ireland, both the Protestant and Roman Catholic Churches condemn the flesh, public nudity is abhorrent! If both had their way, I feel, women would return to wearing long skirts...
    Paca24 Paca24 18-21, F 8 Responses 5 days ago

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    You have searched me, Lord, and you know me. You know when I sit and when I rise; you perceive my thoughts from afar. You discern my going out and my lying down; you are familiar...
    RavenS45 RavenS45 18-21, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    I wonder how they would feel. I know that some feel rather proud of themselves when they indulge in this activity. They strut around, head held high, chest puffed out and grinning...
    SteelPearl SteelPearl 46-50, F 1 day ago

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