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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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    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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    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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    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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    Crushes are people to whom you are like"ok, I am going to like you for 1 month because I believe your cuteness will bore me by then." We, "admirers","like" special people, special...
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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 Oct 27

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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 Oct 30

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    I am torn with this topic given I do admire and respect classy woman but at the same time I admire and respect the rambunctious and unlady like qualities in women as well. I guess...
    Tomorrowsday Tomorrowsday 26-30, M 3 Responses Nov 12

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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 Oct 25

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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 2 Responses Oct 25

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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 5 Responses Oct 27

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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 Oct 28

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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 Oct 29

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    i admire people who go out and party but still get up early the next day and get on with the work they need to do. i only ever seem to party OR do my homework. i never do both
    artandtravel artandtravel 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 1

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    Not just single mothers but also single fathers because I know they work just as hard as single mothers. I was/ am currently being raised by a single mother and think I am a better...
    Jessica4729 Jessica4729 13-15, F 1 Response Nov 2

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    He is and always will be my favorite president!He had major depression(i believe was Bipolar)and never gave up his hopes and dreams!He was a very determined man,i admire him...
    1prettygirl 1prettygirl 36-40, F 4 Responses Nov 2

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    I want to find someone that sees the great qualities in me. It's so hard for me to take someone seriously, I automatically assume they are trying to just use me as a sex object! I...
    missyluvslilies missyluvslilies 26-30, F 8 Responses Nov 3

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    I admire strong, confident and resilient women!
    ChrisErizo1 ChrisErizo1 31-35, M 2 Responses Nov 4

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    I always admired that people who can create, in any way possible have a gift and can be extraordinary, whether its a child who makes their first sand castle to an armless person...
    xxSTEVE7xx xxSTEVE7xx 31-35, M Nov 8

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    Maybe because I'm like this picture.. I admire simple things..
    htheart htheart 36-40, F 1 Response Nov 8

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    it is extremely sexy... nothing beats confidence and intelligence someone who knows what they want and how to get it intelligence can shine through in everything you do your...
    Forbiddenkisses Forbiddenkisses 22-25, F 2 Responses Nov 10

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    I admire and enjoy to know, be around and converse with Real Characters, people who are mavericks, Politically INCorrect, marched to their own drummer and dared to break out of the...
    SouthernItaliano SouthernItaliano 51-55, M 1 Response Nov 12

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    I admire people who discipline their children cause i discipline too,there's NOTHING wrong with discipline.I have 2 daughters,im still not disciplining one of them cause she's not...
    Rebekah3 Rebekah3 26-30, F 5 Responses a week ago

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    I admire my mother so much,she has always been next to me through thick and thin and i love her so much for this ?
    Rebekah3 Rebekah3 26-30, F 1 Response a week ago

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    It is MY "terrible" Weakness. (my Achilles heel.) I have Always thought BEAUTY was such A Wonderful thing. SOMETHING "that made Life worth living". NOW, I Fear it has ALL BEEN A...
    desireindisguise desireindisguise 56-60 4 days ago

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    I admire strict discipline and after recent events in my boyfriends life, I have found the need to do long term diaper discipline with him. So far it is very effective, it gives...
    DaddyBryan DaddyBryan 51-55, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    It may sound weird but since I was really young, like from the age of about 8 I had dreams of being someone important, a person who was relied upon for the work they did. I would...
    lovetodraw19 lovetodraw19 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    I have website for people our bullied everyday over 40,000 people have joined it. My website was created in 2012 and the progress on it is out standing and its free no money in it...
    bellybuttonbug bellybuttonbug 18-21, M 12 hrs ago

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    Im nobody! Who are you? Emily Dickinson I'm nobody! Who are you? Are you nobody, too? Then there's a pair of us -- don't tell! They'd advertise -- you know! How dreary to be...
    Welllaugh Welllaugh 36-40 1 Response 9 hrs ago

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    (Sketch attached) My tiny sketch. Done in 35 min. Do you like it?
    beautifulbutterfly2 beautifulbutterfly2 22-25, F 27 Responses 8 hrs ago

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    THE GUY THAT I LIKE IS SO ******* AMAZING HES SO SMART OH MY GOD HE REMINDS ME OF LUCIEN FROM KILL YOUR DARLINGS
    cookingaubrey cookingaubrey 13-15, F 3 Responses 4 hrs ago

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    Let's face it, it's so much better than people who act like idiots all the time. I got enough of that at high school and I still get enough of it at my job. It's like, no thanks...
    tgf12 tgf12 18-21, M 3 Responses 3 hrs ago

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    I'm so glad to have finally found someone that has loads of both :). Absolutely amazingly stunning and captivating platypus you is ;)
    Axelerator3000 Axelerator3000 18-21, M 3 hrs ago

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    Who's to say. I like those words. Who is to say. Who's to say anything? I don't value facts or opinions as pathways to ultimate truths. Then again, I don't know what I'm saying. In...
    WingsofTime WingsofTime 22-25, F 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    I just came back Detroit, literally that is America's forgotten city.
    nameth88 nameth88 22-25, M 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    "With consistency a great soul has simply nothing to do. He may as well concern himself with his shadow on the wall." "Standing on the bare ground-my head bathed by the blithe air...
    jac426 jac426 18-21, F Oct 20

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    Haha! I learned something new....You find the very answers in the questions....
    samemay54 samemay54 41-45, F 4 Responses Oct 20

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    Its inner beauty that matters, not outer beauty. If you are gorgeous and bitchy then chances are you will end up alone. The 'stunners' are usually so wrapped up in themselves...
    ultimatehacker ultimatehacker 26-30, M 4 Responses Oct 20

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    I just try to be a man of my word.
    lonelypeople lonelypeople 22-25, M 2 Responses Oct 20

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    I have recently faced incredible cowardice. The "Gold Standard" in the family I was born into, involves following the worst humanity has to offer. The person they have chosen to...
    MarthaVirginia MarthaVirginia 41-45, F