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I Abhor Complacency

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    I think I treat stupid and willfully ignorant people the worst, and nobody knows it. I'm not mean to them. I don't yell or get into arguments with them. In fact, I'm quite polite...
    fairytalesandspiderwebs fairytalesandspiderwebs 18-21, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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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 Jul 18

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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 Jul 23

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    I come home, a 22 yr old college student to find my father in his late 30s standing behind the door. He pushes in really fast and in my reaction I slam the door back at him. In my...
    isodole isodole 22-25, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    We now live in a society where people just exist for the most part. Nobody wishes to make a difference anymore. Most people have been beaten down to a pulp by all the corruption...
    johnny048 johnny048 46-50, M 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    When life acts like a timeline of the biggest events of your life, when you feel like you're at a crossroads in life, when the clock ticks away the last precious minutes before an...
    TheNextSin TheNextSin 22-25, F 3 days ago

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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 Jul 15

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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 Jul 15

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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 Jul 16

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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 Jul 17

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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 Jul 22

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    Final Fantasy: Crisis Core LOVELESS When the war of the beasts brings about the world’s end The goddess descends from the sky Wings of light and dark spread afar She guides us...
    SocialRomance SocialRomance 18-21, M Jul 24

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    I have found a correlation between nosiness and drama. They ask questions. Then they gossip about it. Sometimes things are blown out of proportion. And it's always because of the...
    fairytalesandspiderwebs fairytalesandspiderwebs 18-21, F a week ago

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    Best Friends? - One of the appeals my STBX made to me when he was trying to change my mind about divorcing him was that he was "losing his best friend". That made me pause and...
    CherishMe2 CherishMe2 51-55, F 19 Responses 5 days ago

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    Romantic Death I saw Death in the Face That was after I saw Stars-- Upset was I at the disgrace That He shall meet with pallid interest An image of God, or whatsoever they say(who...
    MalumGreal MalumGreal 18-21 3 days ago

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