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I Am Content With Very Little

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Just to allow myself enough comfort to survive another one Just to llow myself enough room to breathe To be content with the dry room and the clean water and the other lucky...
    dispossessed dispossessed 46-50, F 2 Responses Mar 27

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    I'm a self centered, stubborn ***. To the people who wrong me. But to strangers I have no beef with, and to friends, I am the most selfless, loving, caring person they know...
    Anonymousboy777 Anonymousboy777 16-17, M 5 days ago

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    The sky was milky gray and the ocean was fierce. The light dappled through the clouds. He stood in a circle of four other friends, skateboard underfoot and as aloof as the azure...
    streck32 streck32 26-30, F Apr 5

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    Its home here in my shell. I have a few inches of grassland around me. You can come visit anytime, but you will not be invited in. If you happen to get inside, you are trespassing...
    tanyareads tanyareads 22-25, F 42 mins ago

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    And so, the next morning, Easter Sunday, that's today, I went down to their house, it's only a block away, after all, and the things that were going to happen on this Easter Sunday...
    Lgl700 Lgl700 51-55, M 7 hrs ago

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    I want to once again thank everyone on Experience Project just for being there for me... I NEVER doubt. EVER. But every now and then the "fictional" aspect to which this world sees...
    BelleGold BelleGold 16-17, F 1 Response 10 hrs ago

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    Earlier in the day the Saturday, the one after Good Friday and before Easter Sunday, about 5 or so, I'd said to someone here, I'd better get going, because I have a feeling the...
    Lgl700 Lgl700 51-55, M 7 hrs ago

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    Okay so it's actually a little different. For some reason I can not figure out how to add my own experience if I can, but anyway... I had sex with my friends dad... I am a little...
    speaksoftandcarrybigstick speaksoftandcarrybigstick 16-17, F 2 Responses 11 hrs ago

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    I need to share my story and get some advice. My mother was a seventeen year old when she married my dad. As far as I know she didn't love him. According to her she wanted to call...
    Bellamae Bellamae 41-45, F 24 mins ago

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    It's been a while, hasn't it? The last time I posted, things between Mr. X and me were really, really bad. But, I'm happy to say things have greatly improved and we are closer...
    lolajourney lolajourney 18-21, F 1 Response 44 mins ago

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    Ambiguous time: Two and a half this world hours later and I'm still near speechless and unsure how to even begin to find the words. An overly long post here. My apologies in...
    BelleGold BelleGold 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 10

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    I had the most amazing experience regarding a Lunar eclipse that happened in the very early morning of this world. For those who have been down or worried, if this isn't a message...
    BelleGold BelleGold 16-17, F 4 days ago

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    I realise there is a moment, that maybe few people reflect upon (and thus it is ironic I should reflect upon it), when you think, "I would rather be me and have my life than anyone...
    MrCharlED MrCharlED 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 23

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    I'm 17 this year and I originally wanted to become a doctor , not because I was extremely passionate about medicine or anything but just because I had good grades and found it...
    rebekahmak rebekahmak 18-21, F Mar 25

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    Just a few short months ago, I confessed my deep feelings for one of my best friends, lets call him Justin. My heart had been flourishing in anticipation of this single moment for...
    Kazimir Kazimir 18-21 Mar 25

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    Sex, sex and more sex. There are corners of EP where sex reigns supreme. I must be honest and say that I have visited these corners. I love sex! I love women. You put the two...
    ChilliDog ChilliDog 41-45, M Apr 9

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    Just me flaws & all and being completely content :)
    candyliscious candyliscious 18-21, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    idk y but i have always hated being alone. i wish i was more comfortable being alone. its like i wither if im not in the presence of ppl or interacting. i guess another way to look...
    hallowedwillow hallowedwillow 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 20

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    An email I got several years ago when I was a fledgeling red bottom journalist. ------------------------------ 4/3/08 Hi :) You're so right; it's really embarrassing for me...
    Phoebe20 Phoebe20 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 22

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    There Are Many Great Ways to Connect! I'm hoping with my sharing experiences that I've had over the years that dealt with my acceptance of who I was about. That there would be a...
    Trisha60ts Trisha60ts 61-65, T 1 Response Mar 22

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    Ok, so I met this great guy June 2013 who I knew right off had a dog. Our first date, he told me had a corgie. I really didn't know that kind of breed, and was indifferent as I...
    Muffinheart Muffinheart 46-50, F 2 Responses Mar 30

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    Older Men Like Younger Women as they are more vibrant, spontaneous and full of life. A survey of 2000 adults showed that only one percent of women preferred a relationship with a...
    likeyoungerwomen likeyoungerwomen 31-35, F Mar 31

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    Has OCD... My mom started dating my now stepfather Neal when I was 5. He's always had a horrible temper, is easily annoyed, and complains about everything. I remember when I was...
    Amsch95 Amsch95 18-21, F Apr 2

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    I found a man But he is much older than I am We have a 16 year age gap 20 and 36 But it doesn’t matter What I care about is I think he can’t move on from his past love of 8...
    IShallGoMad IShallGoMad 18-21, F Apr 4

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    I can't stand my bf's dogs, now that we just recently got our own place together, it gets more annoying and intolerable day by day, (I didn't mind when he had his own place before...
    kiso222 kiso222 26-30, F Apr 5

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    Just because people are near you does not mean they are a part of your life I dont want people other people talking about me and when they consider the source it like this people...
    judp judp 46-50, M Apr 6

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    Hey, everyone. Today finds me in quite a quandary, in that I don't know if honesty really is the best policy. As you could have probably guessed by the fact that this is entitled...
    EponymousAnonymous EponymousAnonymous 13-15 2 Responses Apr 12

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    Birthdays aren't total until you've sent happy birthday celebration needs to the special birthday lady as well as child. Consequently wish all your family members a really content...
    Diablo3zss Diablo3zss 22-25, M 5 days ago

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    I try, I really do. But every time I look at him all I see his anger, the same anger that was in his eye when he was beating me. When I see fathers in movie or in the street...
    AwkwardnessCentral AwkwardnessCentral 16-17, F Mar 25

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    So, I THINK Rumplestiltskin sent me a shooting star in this world... Note I've never seen a shooting star (in this world anyway) Basically I was calming my nerves in the most...
    BelleGold BelleGold 16-17, F Mar 24

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    This may sound silly, but last night I was standing at the sink washing dishes. I was feeling a little tired and kind of spacing out. The only thought I recall going through my...
    455cargirl 455cargirl 36-40, F 3 Responses Mar 25

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    I was in beauty pageants when I was younger and I'm very happy I stopped doing them. I feel like beauty pageants are wastes of money for you to stand on a stage and get told...
    fairytalesandspiderwebs fairytalesandspiderwebs 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 28

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    I don't why~ I have a big one who's generally aloof to me. I always wanted a cute little brother who looks up to me and thinks I'm the coolest. :D Hm...really awesome kid who's...
    ladypirate108 ladypirate108 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 4

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    An entry for little Beaver. So on my latest post, I wrote about how I almost fainted and then my sister brought me to the nearest fast food chain thinking it was due to low...
    kixisback kixisback 22-25 a week ago

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    Seeing that precious little face run towards me when I get home from school just makes my heart melt. I took him on a walk, then I told him that he needed to pick sissy some...
    16countrygirl 16countrygirl 16-17, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I hate being the only boy in the family, if I had a little brother I would be happy. A little bro to look after, show him the ropes, I would want to be his role model, help him be...
    RandomFriendGuy RandomFriendGuy 18-21, M 2 Responses Mar 20

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    I grew up so... Loud. I was always the first to talk and last to shut up. I guess people never knew I was troubled because I wasn't quiet. Because I knew if I didn't talk, they'd...
    FrenchRotterdammer FrenchRotterdammer 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 21

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    I couldn't ever even think to ask for a better love than my beautiful Rumple. A long and confusing day in the anchors world ended up with me at a little shop by a place she used to...
    BelleGold BelleGold 16-17, F Mar 21

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    Bare with me... this might turn into a novel. My boyfriend and I have been together for almost two years now. It's been a roller coaster of events with his gambling. What makes it...
    evamestanza evamestanza 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 23

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    Be happy for the little things in life and be proud of yourself for the little achievements you make each day :D but also remember to learn from your mistakes and not be arrogant...
    Klydios Klydios 16-17, F Mar 23

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    Growing up my biologically was apart of my life. I would spend weekends with him and we would do things together that I don't really remember cause I was such a little girl. From...
    wishfulhopeful wishfulhopeful 18-21, F Mar 25

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    I need a little help here guys. I have been trying to rationalise things for quite a while now, and while I think I'm onto something.. but would love some feedback.. "I felt in...
    Reydeurs Reydeurs 31-35, M 1 Response Mar 28

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    This pretty much describes what happened yesterday. Me and this girl that I used to go to Elementary School with have been talking for a solid 3 weeks now. I learned alot about her...
    TheMasterMan1 TheMasterMan1 13-15, M 3 Responses Mar 30

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    I have a little brother but he's a jerk to everyone. I want a little bro who's 4 or more years younger than me. I want a close bond with him like best friends to each other. I...
    GuardianWarrior245 GuardianWarrior245 18-21, M 5 Responses Apr 2

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