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I Am Content With Very Little

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    My Way Of Being

    I inhale the air, held my breath and dive deep. And even if I am not able to drown in the sea of big dreams, at least I learn to swim and discover the little special fishes and come alive to the edge with a big smile of contentment. I always find the good in everything. This is...
    deleted deleted 26-30 6 Responses Dec 11, 2011

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    Yeah, I appreciate little things

    that I have for me to became happy. Being happy and contented is important. Learn to appreciate little things in life. :) Don't be sad and lonely, it won't help you...
    immzlonely immzlonely 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 26

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    I Don't Need Much

    A roof over my head, food to eat, and independence. That's all I need.
    SpiritOfTheRabbit SpiritOfTheRabbit 31-35, F Feb 9, 2011

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    It Doesn't Take Alot To Make Me Smile

    All i want from this life is to be content, peaceful and surrounded by the ones i love. I don't care about the latest ipod or other 'must have' gadgets, those things don't bring you happiness. I live a simple life. I don't have alot of money, as long as i can get by then that...
    Evernight Evernight 31-35, F 8 Responses Feb 7, 2010

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    Love Is All I Need

    We look around this world today and what we see is a world consumed with selfishness, and materialism. We are so focused on what we have and what we want, that we sometimes forget what we need. This world is so revolved around money and possessions. But really, money and...
    LilMissCandyGirl LilMissCandyGirl 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 9, 2012

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    Vanity

    I'm no materialist at all.  I can almost do with what others throw away.  I even think that recycling is some kind of moral duty in a world that is wasting at an enormous speed.  Years ago I bought my cupboards and other furniture in thrift shops.  Solid...
    moreandless moreandless 56-60, M 6 Responses Apr 3, 2010

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    Blessed With What I Have

    I could say I am never happier than I am with all the things I have. I have an unquenching thirst of seeking more friends and finding more love that I can never seem to satisfy. Its something inherent  in us all this trait that could never be satisfied. Besides...
    free112 free112 26-30, M 3 Responses Feb 7, 2010

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    Now

    I guess this is true for me nowdays. I just to be very very ambitious and have big dreams and in a way I still strive for accomplishments but my happiness isn´t dependent on that anymore. My happiness is within. I have a rich inner life and nobody can take that away from...
    Joelisa Joelisa 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 18, 2010

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    Right now, laying in bed with my cat by feet

    and my dog by my side. It's so weird but I feel so much comfort from these two creatures... Its like their calmly saying, "We're here Joe. We got your back." Sheesh, I love my animals... They aren't even my pets, they're my family.... :)
    Shoutittotheworld23 Shoutittotheworld23 26-30, M 1 Response Mar 9

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    Related Experiences

    Heres my story, I am a searcher.. Searchers are never contained, which is why they keep searching for something better. They keep changing, and experimenting alot of new things...
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    I often wonder about my sex. I am very comfterble with things like my name, facial hair, voice, really my life. But I really hate my male body. I feel as though a big part of me...
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    You have walked past beauty counters in department stores a lot of stores. Most folks don't know that they can ask the sales associates will do your makeup for you per request. The...
    waypuma73 waypuma73 31-35, M 1 Response Dec 3

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    I have become content with people not wanting to talk with me because I am married or because I may be a different race from them. I guess everyone has their own preferences of the...
    MisunderstoodGal30 MisunderstoodGal30 22-25, F 5 Responses Dec 8

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    I shall start this experience with a confession. I have had many profiles on EP. I have been on and off this website for year. Through various profiles i have met many incredible...
    BabblingFool BabblingFool 18-21, M 3 Responses Dec 2

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    I need a daddy I want to be a good little girl to him
    lonesome95 lonesome95 18-21, F 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    The text "This experience may contain mature content, as flagged by the community. Please click away if you do not want to see this content. To report inappropriate content...
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    Yeah well I met him like 3 months back and we were the best of friends since then. I had a break up with my bf back then n this guy was like always there for me after that. I...
    callmeLys callmeLys 13-15, F 4 hrs ago

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    my friends noticed I was a bit lately and invited me to the mall. we went to a little run down amusement park and acted like little kids for the day. it made me so happy :)
    Anonymousindividual Anonymousindividual 16-17 Nov 30

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    I'm seeing him for the first time a good two to three weeks. Oh how i've longed to feel his soft embrace and shrink into his chest. I long too feel him tighten his arms around me...
    cydneyxx cydneyxx 13-15, F Nov 30

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    I'm seeing him for the first time a good two to three weeks. Oh how i've longed to feel his soft embrace and shrink into his chest. I long too feel him tighten his arms around me...
    cydneyxx cydneyxx 13-15, F 1 Response Nov 30

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    This is hard to write or talk about because she is a cold b1tch with me now. But deep down behind the pain and anger I feel towards her and about her, I still think she is the most...
    thefightingangel thefightingangel 18-21, M 1 Response 6 hrs ago

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    Good nutrition is really essential for good health.Knowing what to do doesn't mean that you will do it.Use these steps to improve your nutrition and stay on the way to better...
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    Never a knight!Just a Viking shield maiden walking the path, wearing her chain mail shirt, her sturdy boots, carrying her battle axe.I shall find riches.I shall find peace. And...
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    Tonight I am content... spent the evening with a lovely lady... sweet words exchanged... tender moments shared... hearts connected ...
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    The day had finally came. Just a week ago I finally got to see, in person, the love of my life for the second time. He and I have been together for one year and one month. He is...
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    As has happened at a couple of other points in my life, I've gotten so wrapped up in the problems in my life that I've stopped living much of it. Recent events have highlighted...
    WishfulGuy WishfulGuy 46-50, M 3 Responses Dec 3

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    What is it with this site? It seems to blow hot and cold about things, pull stuff off that has been up years and blocking harmless content, then letting a load of junk spam posts...
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    Here is a letter I wrote to my old chemistry teacher, I never sent this to him but I want to. Let me know what you guys think. An open letter to Mr. Whitaker: Why must I love...
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    The only thing I like even more than a guy with a buzzcut is the guy who goes that small step further and has it shaved clean! Nothing quite like running one's hand over a...
    AlopeciaAlice AlopeciaAlice 26-30, F 3 Responses Dec 6

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    Well, it's a cupping device that fits your shoulder joint properly, and with small rubber studs to increase grip. And I forgot the main point, the tiny injecting needle. Well, it's...
    ZADoubleMesser ZADoubleMesser 22-25, F Dec 7

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    Hey, My name's **** (Account name is an Alias for obvious reasons) and I fell in love with my cousin when I was 15... or around 15 years old. Anyway, I'll start from the...
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    A Daddy Dom wants to be the center of your universe. He wants to be able to provide for your every need and care. But more than that he wants to be able to shape and mold you to...
    a1benjmin a1benjmin 18-21, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    For all of us who love this chapter.. "One only understands the things that one tames," said the fox. "Men have no more time to understand anything. They buy things all ready made...
    novembermountain novembermountain 41-45, F 2 Responses Nov 27

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    Little kids not all little kids, but my bf two little girls are very annoying and pesty, nonstop...... They do not give you a five minute mental break. They are 6 and almost 3 and...
    hartbri12 hartbri12 31-35, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I am 47 years old, and I had all four wisdom teeth removed last week without sedation. The upper two had erupted normally, but the bottom two were impacted with the bottom left...
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    Leslie is a little brat (just like me) but worse. that girl is so evil she doesn't even know it. talking about going into my room and smearing make up all over my walls. yeah, I...
    ThatOneBlackGurl ThatOneBlackGurl 18-21, F 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    Your subtleties They strangle me I can't explain myself at all. And all the wants And all the needs All I don't want to need at all. The walls start breathing My mind's unweaving...
    BookOfShadows BookOfShadows 18-21, F Nov 18

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    It was through my daughter I learned to love. Until that moment I didn't understand what it meant to love, a most unselfish of emotions. She made what had been dark, light. I knew...
    EverlyAnn EverlyAnn 31-35, F Nov 20

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    My 8 yr old son still likes to be a mummys boy, he is happy for me to bath him and dress him and when i dress him for bedtime I tell him he is mummys baby and dress him so he looks...
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