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I Admire The Amish

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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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    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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    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 9 Responses May 2, 2010

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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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    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 admire ME cause I am knocking myself out being a good father newly separated. My experience ... There is not a single advantage being a single Dad. Newly separated and going from...
    wiseprotector wiseprotector 41-45, M 5 Responses Aug 18

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    Intelligence is shown when you communicate with other. I admire great mid such as Malcolm Gladwell who can synthesize complex subject into simple term, but yet not too simplistic...
    Dabigd Dabigd 31-35, M Sep 5

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    Well, maybe "admire" is a strong word. I've never really admired anything in my life. Appreciate, sure, but we have to remember that everyone, EVERYONE, is a teeny tiny bit fake...
    Tuva Tuva 31-35, M 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    I think people that only admire the outta beauty of girl such as her boobs or a big butt is an ******* and girls that would only date a guy with good looks and a six-pack, swag as...
    XxWolfGirlMidnightxX XxWolfGirlMidnightxX 13-15, F 5 Responses Aug 16

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    I also admire humor. Earlier this morning I was driving somewhere and I came up on this car on one side of the bumper it read mean people suck on the other side it said nice people...
    ICRETO ICRETO 46-50, M 4 Responses Aug 20

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    I do admire maturity, maturity to me, means having as little bias as possible, accepting people, being respectful, and being an example of a good person.
    Tilou420 Tilou420 13-15, F Aug 20

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    To begin with I would love to say that yes I do admire these qualities in another being. But the sad truth about this is that at times it feels like it's becoming a thing of the...
    whisperingcampaign whisperingcampaign 26-30, F 5 Responses Aug 21

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    I admire these qualities, and I'm happy I possess them. I hope that doesn't sound arrogant, it isn't meant to. I have many "DUH" moments, and I know I lack common sense in some...
    shellseagirl shellseagirl 41-45, F 6 Responses Aug 23

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    There is a lady on the Florida Gulf Coast whom I admire and respect very much. She is intelligent, witty, kind, and insightful; but knows bs when she sees it. She is recently and...
    HStoner HStoner 51-55, M Aug 23

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    I'd like to find some folks to admire my size and encourage me to outgrow all my goals.... Specially if you're in Australia 😉
    Mime1 Mime1 36-40, M Aug 24

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    I admire men with good looks. But the finale is when he talks. The looks of a man is for the eyes only but his wit and intelligence capture both mind and heart. And if he is...
    lemongrass09 lemongrass09 46-50, F 8 Responses Aug 24

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    Too many women nowadays rely on men, for money, clothes, food and a roof over their heads. But I for one believe that women can be just as good as men, they can provide a living...
    QualifiedVet QualifiedVet 26-30, F Aug 25

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    I admire my mum so much not only is she just a amazing, kind caring person, but the fact she has put up with my dad for 35yrs and still is putting up with him. Not that my dad is...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Aug 25

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    I must say I enjoy seeing a woman with some extra pounds all about her body.Some heft to her chest,some junk in her trunk.Some jiggle to her belly,some thunder in her thighs.A big...
    bignatbreastluver bignatbreastluver 46-50, M Aug 25

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    All winter I would complain that Jon is married to his work, but then I remember that he works so very hard for our summer holidays. So what does he do with his 3 month holiday...
    sailnude sailnude 41-45, F 3 Responses Aug 31

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    I appreciate wit and intelligence but I do not admire it.
    JoeGogg JoeGogg 36-40, M 8 Responses Sep 1

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    Tbh I don't hate on these threads I just don't understand why people admire or rather be overweight or morbidly obese. Is it not harder to breath and do normal easy everyday...
    TheTypewriter TheTypewriter 13-15, M 2 Responses Sep 1

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    I admire courage when I see it in others, but seeing it in them makes me feel the lion in the Wizard of Oz, like I need more of it myself to come to terms with my own challenges...
    4myinnerchild 4myinnerchild 51-55, M 2 Responses Sep 4

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    I am a fool and my scale of majoring is also does not match any MENSA member. I enjoy and admire a good laugh, when GOD's Mystery shine.
    HurtTornSpeechless HurtTornSpeechless 51-55, F 2 Responses Sep 6

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    Admire isn't quite the right word. But it's definitely one of the things I like!
    neveragoodusername neveragoodusername 26-30, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Sometimes it's hard to find and I admire it because as a woman inner beauty is important but that's the problem with this generation they think it's all about the looks I hope...
    kenzie111Hall kenzie111Hall 26-30, F 5 Responses 6 days ago

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    I don't just admire it, i need it. I need people i can relate to and hold an actual conversation with. Someone who can hold my interest for more than two seconds and make me laugh...
    thetalkingmushroom thetalkingmushroom 18-21, M 7 Responses 5 days ago

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    I think the fact that I admire self discipline implies that I recognize I could use more of it than what I have, at least in dealing with my weaknesses. I wish I could turn off the...
    4myinnerchild 4myinnerchild 51-55, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I admired my mother very much because she loved her kids very much. She taught us the facts of life, how to stand up for our opinions, read to us and helped us with homework in...
    bustymominbackyard bustymominbackyard 36-40, F 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    I admire all of you dads! It's a hard job but someone has to do it and it seems most of you do it quite well! It's not always perfect but the good times are a bliss. I wouldn't...
    NoVADad703 NoVADad703 31-35, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I admire inner beauty. It's not what's on the outside, but what's in the inside. ♥️ she doesn't have to be pretty... Although she may be gorgeous.
    juliakopman11 juliakopman11 13-15, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Proverbs 31:30 Charm is deceptive, and beauty is fleeting; but a woman who fears the Lord is to be praised. Proverbs 31:30
    HwangNeulRin HwangNeulRin 18-21, F 1 Response 19 hrs ago

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    I just love a "Dry" sense of humor or wit. It can make you think and can really be funny
    Thesoutherner Thesoutherner 66-70, M 2 Responses 18 hrs ago

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    A woman is not attractive because of her perfume, makeup, revealing clothes or ability to talk like a sailor. The most attractive women are because of confidence, power and an...
    Cautiouslyr3ckless Cautiouslyr3ckless 41-45, M 2 Responses 15 hrs ago

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    It's really refreshing talking to someone who's witty and smart. It feels like I can be myself around them, unlike most people, where I have to dumb myself down.
    stormyskies12 stormyskies12 13-15, M 12 hrs ago

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    If you can find them, getting to be very rare species.
    AndroMunkey AndroMunkey 18-21 9 hrs ago

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    Yea, nothing like an alpha female!!!! I once dated an older girl that gave me a good ole fashion spanking on my rear. Long story short, i messed up and tried to fix the problem...
    DennP DennP 22-25, M 2 Responses 4 hrs ago

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    So, my man and I were playing with his little niece. She was laughing/screaming at him at the top of her little three year old lungs and he pretended to be knocked back and scared...
    XxSweetxSuffocationxX XxSweetxSuffocationxX 18-21, F 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    Being able to come up with things is very impressive. Coming up with solutions to problems, or just drawing a picture just like that and coming up with shapes and things to draw's...
    Hyacinthas Hyacinthas 18-21, M Aug 16

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    I hate reposting stories but maybe I'll get more feedback if poster here? Let's say a guy you met for the first time said during your conversation "You know, I've matured and am...
    easynuh easynuh 26-30, F 8 Responses Aug 16

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    I think to be a good father is more difficult than it seems to be at first sight. It is not only hard working to have money in order to ensure the kid they can have got the best...
    michalmos michalmos 31-35, M 2 Responses Aug 16

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    Pause what you're doing and smile don't think about anything but being happy now continue with your day and only focus on what truly matters. Oh and you better keep that smile on...
    KellsThr13 KellsThr13 16-17, F 2 Responses Aug 16

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    When I was a boy, I used to stop with my grandparents at weekends. Usually, I was asigned the wee cupboard room as my sleeping chamber. One particular time, the house was full of...
    SLdale SLdale 51-55, M Aug 16

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    Whenever something happens in my life that I think is actually good it places it's phantom hands on my shoulders and whispers into my ear, "Tell me, what is the point? You're going...
    SelfUnaware SelfUnaware 18-21 Aug 16

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    Turmoil slowly slithered its way inside my mind once I started seeing the void in the eyes of many.
    SelfUnaware SelfUnaware 18-21 Aug 16

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    To the abyss shall it all go! The good! The bad! The complex! You! So you might as well have your life by the death grip. If you don't then you'll just die as a puppet of the...
    SelfUnaware SelfUnaware 18-21 Aug 16

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    What if we're all unique and the universe loves us all equally, so much so that it bends over backwards across the centuries for each and every one of us and sometimes we're just...