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I Admire Those That Dont Give Up

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    Beautiful People

    Extraordinary are those who refuse to yield to their troubles. They strive against all odds, against the doubt of so many. They have been told they won't survive, yet they will stand their ground in any circumstance. They have been wounded, time and time again, they continue...
    Quietanalysis Quietanalysis 18-21, M 4 Responses Feb 7, 2013

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    Sometimes It Is So Hard

    If anyone has ever thought about giving up? I understand. It get so hard sometimes. Dealing with a dilemma every time you turn around. Sometimes things are going pretty good. Out the blue, almost like someone see you sitting on a bench in the park smiling and enjoying your day...
    Babeondwy Babeondwy 41-45, F Mar 29, 2013

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    Every time I open a pack or cookies or something, I am reminded of that old classic psychology experiment, where children were given a candy each. They were told if they would save...
    Faust76 Faust76 36-40, M 3 Responses Aug 28

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    Learning how to exert self-control: Pamela Druckerman, Sep 17, 2014, INYT Whether you eat the marshmallow at age 5 isn't your destiny; self-control can always be taught Not many...
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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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    To me, to say that intelligence or wit are admirable traits would be like saying that being tall, or black, or gifted, or Austrian are traits worthy of praise. I admire...
    hugo1964 hugo1964 41-45, M 7 Responses 3 days ago

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    A firefighter's pledge I promise concern for others Willingness for all those in need I promise courage - courage to face and conquer my fears Courage to share and endure the...
    Joseph84 Joseph84 31-35, M 4 Responses Sep 11

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    There are the people who are considerate and intelligent. Those are the people I love. There are the people who are considerate. Those are the people I like. There are the loud...
    unravelling unravelling 16-17, F 3 Responses Sep 9

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    So I met this amazing guy. After waking up in the morning he enlightened me with soooo many knowledgeable thoughts. I hate I can't recall, but I'll try my best now: 1. Aggression...
    PixieStixs PixieStixs 18-21, F 2 Responses 6 hrs ago

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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 Sep 11

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    I so want to admire myself for being brave and not hiding myself so I don't get hurt but I can't because I'm afraid. I don't try to be someone I'm not...I'm not a phony. That would...
    ADF37 ADF37 56-60 10 hrs ago

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    I thought this was as good of an experience group as any to post this. Random men who have written no stories, no comments - nothing that gives me a glimpse in to who or how they...
    thescarletibis thescarletibis 41-45, F 44 Responses Sep 3

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    I have great admiration and respect for people who adopt children. There are so many children on this earth who need parents, and to be loved. I plan to adopt children when I'm...
    oathtoorder oathtoorder 18-21, F Sep 5

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    Every boy and man should be a feminist to undo all the wrong we have done to girls and women from the dawn of age.A woman is the creator or life and as such has always attracted...
    cucksome cucksome 22-25, M 2 Responses Aug 23

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    It's another picture-quote quote-picture, but those are the best! Maybe one day I should go over each of my stories and add an actual, you know, story...Arguably though there's not...
    Faust76 Faust76 36-40, M Aug 24

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    I need to discipline myself and get working on shedding those kilos.
    emiveritas emiveritas 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 25

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    Conscience and cowardice are never the same things. I myself have always been my own master. Independently by nature. I won't allow any external influence in my life. Except those...
    NonchalantEros NonchalantEros 31-35, M 4 Responses Aug 25

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    When I'm staring up at those tiny glowing specks up above me, surrounded by the wonderfully beautiful night sky, I can forget (for the time being) all about my worries, problems...
    Seblett Seblett 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 28

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    I have been trying and pushing myself to think positive, keep on trying and never give up, no matter what. I have been doing it for past 9 years. Lot of things happened in those...
    lonelyheartbroken lonelyheartbroken 26-30, M 1 Response Aug 28

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    I appreciate a male or female person (not limited to age) that know who they are and walk in integrity having compassion for those around them caring for others first. Many are...
    Soullovr Soullovr 56-60, M 4 Responses Sep 1

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    I really love to have friends that can hold a nice conversation, debate on topics/biblical scripture and hold their own. It actually turns me on mentally when someone is smart...
    Jo8691 Jo8691 22-25, F 6 Responses Sep 3

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    I so much would rather have a person be beautiful inside than out. If I ever get away from being separated and find that special someone. I want it to be someone that has those...
    FrankK70 FrankK70 41-45, M 1 Response Sep 4

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    And I have been lucky enough to meet people here who have shared both with me. I am grateful to those that share their time with me, and have kept me smiling.
    SerendipityTheMuse SerendipityTheMuse 36-40, F 2 Responses Sep 4

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    The most beautiful people are those who don't think highly of themselves. They accept who they are and what they cannot control. In a world of complete chaos, they are the serenade...
    PixieStixs PixieStixs 18-21, F 5 Responses Sep 8

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    Wit and intelligence can make a physically plain female sexy and lack of those can make a beautiful woman ugly.
    minnadt minnadt 46-50, M 8 Responses Sep 13

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    Those who have inner strength have got my respect. When things get hard they don't just sit there and let the world crush em. How can a non living thing cause you to break ?? When...
    vincent100 vincent100 18-21, M 6 days ago

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    It didn't take courage to write those disgusting little poems. It took 102.7 fever. I'm sure once my fever goes down I will be back to normal. Thank you for understanding...
    ICRETO ICRETO 46-50, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    For those who have had the down days - it does not have to be like that always .
    stephenrko stephenrko 31-35, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Resumé, a poem by Dorothy Parker: Razors pain you; Rivers are damp; Acids stain you; And drugs cause cramp. Guns aren’t lawful; Nooses give; Gas smells awful; You might as well...
    ValR ValR 41-45, F Aug 23

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    Problem being they become harder and harder to find. Give me an intellectual anyday I am tired of the boring and mundane.
    loner426 loner426 31-35, F 8 Responses Aug 27

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    These people are some of society's greatest heroes. They take kids who are often disturbed and have been ill treated by life and people and they shower love upon them. There had...
    Jilly53 Jilly53 56-60, F 1 Response Sep 5

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    I was talking to a single mom (who I’ll call Tracy) the other day. She gave me permission to tell her story. Tracy has a particularly delightful 16 year-old daughter called Sammy...
    Tina303 Tina303 41-45, F 1 Response Sep 5

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    “The beauty of a woman is not in a facial mole,but true beauty in a Woman is reflected in her soul. It is the caring that she lovingly gives, the passion that she knows...
    jml2000 jml2000 56-60, M 2 Responses 1 day ago

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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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    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 2 Responses Sep 10

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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 6 Responses Sep 10

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