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I Admire The Amish

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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 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 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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    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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    He is just so freaking cute... I haven't crushed on anyone as long as I've crushed on him. It's mostly because I admire him. He takes care of his wife and baby... even with their...
    CharleeLuv CharleeLuv 18-21, F Oct 16

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    I admire people who are real and true. I admire people who aren't afraid to stand up for who they are. I believe if you're faking who you are, you're just making the impression...
    drinksandflowers drinksandflowers 22-25, F 4 Responses Oct 6

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    Hmm... Wit and intelligence are among the more desirable traits at least that's what I think... In my experience I've always enjoyed being around people that had and wit and...
    howboutit1 howboutit1 31-35, M 3 Responses Oct 8

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    I admire those people who has disability but still fighting to survive,those people who are brave to face the challenges in life,those who are still working to help their families...
    onionheart16 onionheart16 26-30, F 1 Response Oct 14

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    I admire a man who is going to be a good father. but unfortunately the man I thought it was but its totally ***** irresponsible, I admire a man who can take good care of his child...
    aj2333 aj2333 41-45, F Oct 23

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    I admire the glorious men. But it mustn't have been easy being a leading lady throughout certain histories considering gender subjugation. Who do you admire?
    Marowit Marowit 22-25, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    When I abandoned this place several months ago, I promised myself that all of the things I wouldn't be able to say to the next person I'll be admiring should be written in a...
    kixisback kixisback 22-25 10 hrs ago

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    I have always had a strong affinity for those who are naturally inclined to express themselves creatively & intellectually in a graceful; classy manner that goes against the grains...
    josha202 josha202 26-30, M 2 Responses Oct 1

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    Inner beauty is an amazing, wonderful thing. It's something I've always admired in people. I love the kindness and compassion they seem to have so easily *sigh*
    kc07 kc07 36-40, F 4 Responses Oct 1

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    Anyone who is strong enough to take care of their child and love them unconditionally, warts and all, is a person to be admired. I want to the type of mom that my kids look up to...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Oct 4

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    So much of our culture and society is focused on sex and looking a certain way. Wear these clothes, be this weight, act like this! Why should I listen to you culture? I admire...
    BigBlittleb123 BigBlittleb123 16-17, M 7 Responses Oct 4

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    I knew a few special needs kids in school. I remember how mean some people could be to them and they just had this light in them. They were really nice to everyone and never gave...
    DizzyGreenEyes DizzyGreenEyes 18-21, F 5 Responses Oct 5

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    Now, I know that they aren't all as pretty as the ones I see pics of online, but I do admire the way that these people have all that they truly need to get by on and sometimes do...
    SinimanCheryl SinimanCheryl 41-45, T Oct 6

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    Her Thai nickname is Bua meaning a Lotus flower. I've met her at a temple in the countryside in my country. She so beautiful but she'd given up the lifestyle she has to devote her...
    SwanNual SwanNual 22-25, F 2 Responses Oct 10

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    Ben Chalatit He's a singer in Thailand he openly said to a crowd of people in the concert I went to. "Does anyone here not know that I'm gay? I'm gay!" Then he sings the song...
    SwanNual SwanNual 22-25, F Oct 10

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    Yes I am... I think a gain admirer might be more accurate.. He likes my weight gain. and my now massive fat body..
    bigtimms bigtimms 18-21, M 1 Response Oct 10

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    Not only do I admire, but I am intrigued someone with wit and intelligence. It makes a person 498372x more interesting, to the 1000000000000 power.
    Suada117 Suada117 26-30, F 12 Responses Oct 12

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    The girl next door gets undressed in her bedroom with the lights on and the curtains open. Now I know you're thinking I'm a peeping tom but I'm not - I don't think. The first few...
    mannin1 mannin1 31-35, M 1 Response Oct 12

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    Admire? These men have my heart. Far too many step back from parenthood and leave it up to mom. Your children NEED you. Step up to the plate.
    niklb niklb 41-45, F Oct 13

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    I worked the Fair when it came to my city just recently. I had been cleaning a food vendor, getting it ready to open for business during the twelve days the Fair would be here in...
    miryam57 miryam57 56-60, F 6 Responses Oct 14

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    I really do admire those who choose not to give up. The stupid ones who are determined are a hazard though...
    3Dogmatic 3Dogmatic 36-40, M 1 Response Oct 14

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    Wearing a Hijab (headscarf) comes with its pros and cons, not everyone is willing to accept that you are walking around with a cloth on your head. It doesn't really make you ugly...
    aminaas aminaas 18-21, F 10 Responses Oct 14

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    There is nothing that makes me feel more feminine than a man who can lead. A man who leads makes me feel safe and secure. It feels so natural to help and support him in his role...
    bunnigirl bunnigirl 46-50, F 2 Responses Oct 16

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    Not having one myself, I admire a man who is a good father. I think its a hard job but a rewarding one, I have helped out with fostering but do not have children on my own. I...
    ultimatehacker ultimatehacker 26-30, M 1 Response Oct 16

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    I admire people who dare to be different. It's nothing wrong with not following a trend just because thats whats in. It's good to do what you like and act how you like, as long as...
    SentimentalMood SentimentalMood 36-40, F 4 Responses Oct 16

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    I think we all have amazing traits :) I have been judged inside and out and it's just so easy to judge from the outside but it's pretty awesome being open minded and looking at...
    cdestiel cdestiel 18-21, F 4 Responses Oct 16

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    A fantasy tale When we first married she was a wild woman stubborn and unruly. She didn't care about anyone but herself. This brought a lot of tension into the relationship. We...
    00TimEP 00TimEP 56-60, M 1 Response Oct 16

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    I admire my sister: she's strong as well as confident. At least I'm strong though. She's a great older sister and I always looked up to her when we were growing up. She did some...
    SlowWhispa SlowWhispa 36-40, F 1 Response Oct 17

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    I am a woman who has breastfed her two teenagers when they were born. I am now pregnant again now and will continue that tradition of breastfeeding when my twins are born in...
    singlepregnantmom singlepregnantmom 36-40, F 2 Responses Oct 21

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    So why am I wary of men who admire us? Have I watched too many lifetime movies?
    candycoatedunicorn candycoatedunicorn 36-40, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Starwatching - Couple watching the stars ( Jen Betton) This time a year you can admire not only the stars but also Mars, Saturn, Merkur, Venus and Jupiter.. All you need is a...
    htheart htheart 36-40, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    I finally decided to write my first story since joining this site. I have mostly added and chatted with people who seem to be on this site for similar reasons, but I have found...
    Gerryguy22 Gerryguy22 46-50, M 4 Responses 3 days ago

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    I waited until my mid 30s to get mine. I have a large piece on my upper arm done by a tattoo artist I've long admired. I love it, it's like a perfect piece of jewelry.
    rosieredmittens rosieredmittens 36-40, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    I admire Emerald. She has been with EP for years and continues to spread her good attitude and positive nature in all she writes. I want to do half as well as she does - of...
    tryingagainII tryingagainII 56-60, M 2 days ago

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    Wit and Intelligence can go along way. If you think you are not too pretty or handsome it's okay since intelligence can't ever disappear or rot like our flesh does. I really...
    Wewerethereinthattime Wewerethereinthattime 18-21, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    You're not just born with self respect, a lot of people don't know their self worth. I was one of them, I didn't realize my self worth was not linked to what others think or value...
    Offing Offing 18-21, F 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    Determination is a huge quality.Sometimes I feel I have lost my touch...but maybe it is just me and my moods.It is awesome to go for what you want and get it.Hateful too when...
    4biandu 4biandu 26-30, F 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    I believe that everyone has many beautiful things, unusual intellectual people are very special. It is really worth to get a long debate with them.
    Psage90 Psage90 26-30, M 2 Responses Oct 1

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    Looking for an intellectual male to keep me company. inboxes? ;)
    TaleOfTwoMinds TaleOfTwoMinds 16-17, F 3 Responses Oct 1

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    A most erotic flower in my opinion which suits who I am. Strong yet fragile, incredible detail and colour combinations. It was my mom's favorite flower and subsequently mine. Thank...
    CanadianLady5 CanadianLady5 46-50, F 1 Response Oct 2

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    They can give you many ideas that will makes your day up, they are different, so ,they will make a different nice universe for you.