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I Admire The Amish

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    Amish Simplicity

    Since my best friend is Amish.....I've come to learn a lot about them and their ways.  Their lifestyle is so simple and pure.  The don't care about material things and see the best in others.  They work hard, love each other dearly, and aren't concerned about...
    deleted deleted 26-30 8 Responses May 2, 2010

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    Forgiveness

    Having a graduate degree, I obviously don't agree with the Amish view on education. But, I do admire their view on forgiveness. The Nickle Mines tragedy reminded me that forgiveness for anything is possible...if you want it. To free yourself from the bondage of hate, anger, and...
    notthis78 notthis78 36-40, F Oct 17, 2013

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    I Am Watching A Documentary And Find It So Interesting

    I think that their way of life is under-estimated to be honest. I do not know if I could live it or for how long but I would love to experience it to see what its really like... in this documentary a young group of Amish go to UK and share time with ordinary english people in a...
    IceEntice IceEntice 36-40, F Sep 16, 2012

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    I love their pure way of living but I don't think I could live without my modern way of living.
    fungirlmmm fungirlmmm 41-45, F 1 Response Apr 2, 2010

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    The Simple People

    It is good to see them keeping family at the heart of their homes and their community. The quite ways working for works own reward.I greatly admire the simple ways and the ideas they put into practice.
    LadyGypsy LadyGypsy 36-40, F 1 Response Sep 23, 2013

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    I Love Their Devotion To The Lord

    I have always admired the Amish.  I sometimes feel like I wanted or at least wish I could be that disiplined but I'm not.  I think living that simple life is really cool.  Just think how much we'd save on our utility bills to not have all of these electrical...
    TexasLily TexasLily 51-55, F 7 Responses May 22, 2010

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    I was a single father, it's harder than being a single mom. I went to childcare facilities and paid more than single mothers who were paid more for work before child support than...
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    One of the more amazing things I have learned about life is the difference between honesty with others and honesty with myself. So far as the facts of my life, of what has happened...
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    I am a single mother and my battle right now is real. my ex who wasn't around durng my pregnancy and did not pay child support or bring gifts of any kind for almost 2 years now is...
    Peeps82 Peeps82 31-35, F Feb 14

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    Not only do I admire it, I'm attracted to it. Outer beauty is a dime a dozen, but inner beauty is a rare jewel, a diamond in the rough. I admire those who give of themselves, not...
    freenakedcouple freenakedcouple 26-30, F 3 Responses Feb 21

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    I admire self-discipline. Discipline isn't about punishment and it isn't about spanking to me. It's about the ability to be able to control yourself, and your impulses and act...
    PoliteDeviance PoliteDeviance 31-35, M 6 Responses Feb 21

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    I've never really understood this group. Who wouldn't admire wit and intelligence? It would be like creating a group that says "I like breathing". Yeah, we get it. Are there...
    LilGangsta24 LilGangsta24 22-25, F 31 Responses 4 days ago

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    I admire women who have some substance and whose imagination, humor, intellect and ability to laugh are easily seen. I don't care about superficial beauty because the truest and...
    lavendersea lavendersea 41-45, F 4 Responses Feb 6

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    Unusual and Intellectual people. Well, I could look at these jointly or severely. Personally, I prefer them jointly. I really have always gravitated to having extreme interest in...
    Nyx613 Nyx613 36-40, F 6 Responses Feb 8

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    Obviously... As a submissive I look to a man who is a leader...not a follower. A man who doesn't hide behind others... A man who doesn't have others fight his battles for him...
    submissivelittlewoman submissivelittlewoman 41-45, F 5 Responses Feb 8

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    I couldn't find an experience for "I admire single fathers." πŸ˜ŠπŸ˜ŒπŸ‘πŸ‘β€οΈπŸŒΉπŸŒžπŸ”ŠπŸ πŸš˜πŸ†—πŸšΉπŸšΌπŸ’―βœ”οΈ
    NaomiSunandMoon NaomiSunandMoon 31-35, F 4 Responses Feb 9

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    I grew up with just a mum. She always said that no dad was better than having a bad dad. She always said my dad contributed 1% (one *****) and she gave me the other 99%. She is...
    vote4matttaylor vote4matttaylor 41-45, M 1 Response Feb 12

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    I admire single mothers. I was a single mom as a teenager and now as an adult mom. I love being and seeing single moms regardless of age. I love young teenagers who are pregnant...
    tallmomwithkids tallmomwithkids 31-35, F 3 Responses Feb 13

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    I really admire strong and confident women here in America and around the world. I am a strong and confident lady and teaching my girls to be the same.
    tallmomwithkids tallmomwithkids 31-35, F Feb 13

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    awwwww receiving a gift this awesome on valentine's day <3have to say a little freaked out that they sent my fav perfume O_O , but meh :3 , thank you secret admirer ^.^
    chubbylilmonster chubbylilmonster 18-21 3 Responses Feb 14

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    I suppose in my mind one can't really be witty if they aren't already notable intelligent. Wit is actually intellectual humor. The ability to use intellect in a clever and humorous...
    Nyx613 Nyx613 36-40, F 6 Responses Feb 15

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    Interesting but true! Hey it's competition but can you blame these type of women for wanting to be with each other intimately. Come on now these are some very sexy and desirable...
    AfanOfbigNaturals AfanOfbigNaturals 41-45, M Feb 18

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    I had one, admire my father, a man who didn't always understand what I was interested in but still took time to show interest in me. That was more then a person who provided money...
    beenhereb4 beenhereb4 22-25, F 3 Responses Feb 18

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    As someone who isn't over artistic I admire people who can create something from nothing, its just so an amazing concept of what people can display out of just the thoughts in...
    beenhereb4 beenhereb4 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 18

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    It's refreshing having someone in my life that not only I can depend on to take care of himself (lol) but is caring, understanding and NOT PASSIVE AGGRESSIVE! It's like a breath of...
    HigherCalling HigherCalling 26-30, F Feb 19

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    Corrupt people do not want to be shown up. They react to whistleblowers and truth with vindictiveness and bullying. Anyone who is prepared to put their neck on the line to show...
    alanbt alanbt 61-65, M 1 Response Feb 24

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    I really do but Seldom do I find people to admire
    ValhallaAwaits ValhallaAwaits 18-21, M Feb 24

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    Common sense shouldnt be something that people should admire... But some people are just so annoying how they think being "dumb" is "cute". So thanks for those who actually use...
    ninjadentistinspace ninjadentistinspace 16-17, F Feb 24

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    Well it should just be like idk, everyone should have common sense. It shouldn't be something that should be admired. Sadly, a lot of people don't have it or they just don't use it...
    wedgieshurtalot wedgieshurtalot 16-17, F 2 Responses Feb 25

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    I truly admire others who adopt children for whatever reason. I have adopted one girl and one boy. Both are teenagers and are from my husband's former marriage. I love kids very...
    brunettewifeandmom brunettewifeandmom 31-35, F 6 days ago

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    I admire people that will be themselves and do not try to be something they aren't for acceptance. That person must first accept themselves. I don't appreciate a person who will go...
    planter715 planter715 51-55, M 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    I admire people with inner beauty more than outer. Inner beauty is more important to me.
    planter715 planter715 51-55, M 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    A woman who competes naked and exposed is a stronger and tougher woman. And I admire that.
    DonnaDomm DonnaDomm 26-30, F 4 days ago

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    Honestly you can't find people with self-respect anymore ... I really admire a person who can take the time to really understand their self-worth . Exposing yourself isn't...
    xolex18 xolex18 18-21, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    My daughters good friends dad is a man I admire - physically he is a large man - intimidating visually but he is kind and honourable -I know if I ask something of him and he...
    blonde10 blonde10 36-40, F 1 day ago

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    And I've enjoyed being admired!!
    CompassionateDom1959 CompassionateDom1959 51-55, M 1 Response 14 hrs ago

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    John Lennon is my idle, everything I do, I do for him
    mrpaulraptor1849 mrpaulraptor1849 18-21, M 3 Responses Feb 5

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    I am not the cleverest of people. I use my body to get what I want instead of my brain lol. but smart guys turn me on. I don't always understand big words or smart *** sentences...
    CheatingTracy CheatingTracy 22-25, F 5 Responses Feb 5

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    Beauty is in the eye of the beholder, they say. Beauty is a conceptualisation of each beholder. In each of us, there is a beauty waiting to express itself!
    Astrucbmt Astrucbmt 22-25, F 3 Responses Feb 6

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    I wonder if our race will survive long enough to develop new mainstream evolutionary compulsions way beyond looks, T&A, hair, six-packs, genital sports, gettin' a ball into a hole...
    AnythngIsPossibl AnythngIsPossibl 36-40, M 6 Responses Feb 6

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    all of my best friends are unique but one of my best friends are more unique than the rest. she is unique, she's sporty, and talks in different accents all the time and she's so...
    ashleysokolik ashleysokolik 13-15, F Feb 6

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