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I Am Determined

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    I used to think commitment was like a promise;

    something you can break, say "sorry", and forget about it the next day. But then I fell in love. I made a promise on February 27th 2013 to never love anyone more than Alex. Back then I made a million promises, and broke around half of them (but who doesn't? "I won't be late, I...
    aprettytragedy aprettytragedy 18-21, F Feb 27

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    When I was thrown to the wolves,

    I told you, that I'd come back to take what is rightfully mine. And now I stand before leading the very pack of wolves you threw me to.
    DrugStorePoet DrugStorePoet 18-21, M Mar 10

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    I Don't Want Free $ With Strings.

    I have written at length about my failed relationship, with an outcome of freedom. That part is all good. It's the aftermath that is going a bit rough at the moment. My "man" left me with an enormous debt; rent wasn't always paid, utilities weren't always paid leaving me trying...
    rottenrobi rottenrobi 41-45, F 2 Responses Sep 10, 2013

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    stop waiting for prince charming.

    get up and go find him. the poor idiot may be stuck in a tree or something.
    Bharbert Bharbert 13-15 May 17

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    TO Make It

    The ultimate Long Island that is... Just left the liquor store and after a very long talk with a very sweet cashier I was given the secret. That said here I am giving it a test run. Only problem is that I don't have the little shot glass he told me to use so in it's place I used...
    mysplitpersonality mysplitpersonality 36-40, F Nov 26, 2008

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    I've Always Been Determined To Make It

    i've been determined all my life to make through every challenge that i've faced even though it's been difficult but now my goal is to get through high school and move on eventually to college which won't be easy but i'm determined to make that my ultimate goal in my life right...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Nov 8, 2009

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    From Rags To Riches!

    I am a certificate holder of caregiving and healthcare services , registered midwife in my homeland and currently pursuing bachelor of nursing. I just realised that as a student back home I am rich because even though I don't ask my parents extra money I learnt to save some with...
    behindthedark behindthedark 18-21, F Aug 26, 2013

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    I Just Saw the Movie "Rudy"

    It's old - 1993 But I'd never seen it before.  It was amazing to see a story of such determination.  I dont know if I could have kept at it, but he did, and made a difference in the life of his teammates. If you havent seen it before I recommend it. Never give up...
    Willowtree7 Willowtree7 26-30, F Mar 3, 2009

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    I Need To Believe In Me

    I am determined to keep my 4.0 consistent in college. Why? So that I can prove to myself that I can be as amazing as I feel that I am. I want other people to feel that I am amazing too. I want them to see that I'm amazing, to trust that I am as intelligent as I know that I am...
    LylaRocks LylaRocks 26-30, F May 9, 2012

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    The Brooklyn Bridge

      In 1883, a creative engineer named John Roebling was inspired by an idea to build a spectacular bridge connecting New York with the Long Island. However bridge building experts throughout the world...
    maxwell maxwell 46-50, F 1 Response Jul 11, 2007

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    Im Finally Mobile Again

    When i was 18 i got my first car, a 1962 Rambler with 3 on the tree. Thus began my love affair with cars and my freedom. I have gone through approx 10 cars in the past 26 years, all overlapping. There was never a lapse in my freedom. My mobility was never in question, I could...
    rottenrobi rottenrobi 41-45, F 2 Responses Mar 21, 2013

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    The game is won, And

    now I wait. There is no revenge, Only Love.
    chimbie88 chimbie88 31-35, M Jan 19

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    Electronics

    Received my Wii today.  Got it hooked up and all...very excited to start playing...Can't get the TV to recognize the Wii console.I hate my TV! 
    akasarah akasarah 51-55, F 14 Responses Jan 27, 2010

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    People who says I want that and I'm gonna get it,go for it.Succesful people be that way.I think determination is awesome.
    4biandu 4biandu 26-30, F Jul 11

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    Getting my stuff back from him and giving his back to him. Yep:)
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    I created this facebook page called Breaking My Silence Now I Am Using My Voice. I wrote this a while ago, but I wanted to share...I created this page because I want to break the...
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    I was very fortunate to have a dad who taught me the value of kindness. Growing up, any time I had a problem, he always had the best advice to always find a way to never hurt...
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    Deer Spirit Animal Deer spirit animal and totem meaning When you have the deer as spirit animal, you are highly sensitive and have a strong intuition. By affinity with this animal...
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    Are the corporate people, generous or parsimonious? We should look at the question closely from the point of view of interpersonal relationship and not from the gesture of...
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    A letter to my crush. Candie, I knew you were special from the day we met. My life changed that day. Meeting a woman like you can't help but change someone. You have this...
    ludix ludix 41-45, M Jun 25

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    Crusade of the Jerks. In my earlier post, in this group, I haven't really gone into a whole lot of detail about all two of the guys I've seen my mom get into serious relationships...
    FR3DR1CKA FR3DR1CKA 16-17, F Jun 25

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    I had to follow their “Advise,” because my wife would not do anything that would contradict their wishes. a) Living on a budget, I attempted to teach my wife how to manage the...
    Poitiers5 Poitiers5 22-25, M Jun 25

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    My heart broke over a year ago, when CBD and I separated. We got back together, but it didn't last long. Since then he has asked repeatedly for me to come back, but I have...
    sassyg1rl sassyg1rl 36-40, F Jun 25

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    I loved how his uniquely black raven hair always shined with intensity. Not too thin, not too thick, just enough to get a good grasp in my hands. I've never had a teacher with such...
    LoveYouMisterA LoveYouMisterA 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 26

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    karlakashes karlakashes 26-30, F Jun 26

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    I've been described as stubborn, strong willed and determined. In other words extremely hardheaded to the point of stupidity at some times. This goes along with my outright refusal...
    BleedingOrchids BleedingOrchids 13-15, F Jun 26

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    There is something absolutely unique about being Scottish. Not just the heritage, or the accent, or the beautiful country, but something in the genes. It's hard to define, but you...
    CarMechanic CarMechanic 66-70, M 4 Responses Jun 27

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    After a nice relaxing bath this morning I put on a pair of boxer shorts and asked my wife to take two profile pictures - a front picture and a side picture. I made sure that I...
    tcennoC tcennoC 51-55, M Jun 27

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    Harley Davidson, feeling it was time for a shake-up, hired a new CEO. The new boss was determined to rid the company of all slackers. On a tour of the facilities, the CEO...
    jml2000 jml2000 56-60, M 2 Responses Jun 27

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    A helicopter was flying around above Seattle when an electrical malfunction disabled all of the aircraft's electronic navigation and communications equipment. Due to the clouds...
    Brunette4U Brunette4U 26-30, F 3 Responses Jun 27

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    It all started with a simple question.. The moment in where he captured my heart..how are you feeling he asked me.. Being truly sincere not knowing anything about me other than i...
    sunpea sunpea 36-40, F 2 Responses Jun 27

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    I am depressed, but I am more determined. I want happiness. I have been depressed for almost six years now. I have hit some really bad slumps, too. I've had a lot of hard times...
    MissUbiquitous MissUbiquitous 16-17, F 1 Response Jun 27

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    This one is for those struggling with life's bruises.Often as I wander EP I am struck with how often life throws adversity and cruel blows into underserving peoples paths. So this...
    badbinary badbinary 36-40, M 2 Responses Jun 28

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    One of my co-workers was diagnosed with stage 4 pancreatic cancer. She went in to the doctor because she was having really bad stomach pains. They determined it was her gallbladder...
    PandorasDream PandorasDream 36-40, F Jun 28

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    Halo is the greatest video game franchise ever!!!!! I'm so excited for halo 5 Guardians! 343 is a great company they may not have the Bungie's awesomeness but they are very...
    Ghost21z Ghost21z 13-15, M 1 Response Jun 28

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    Well okay ! Now that i have your attention!! I guess the reason that im writing this. is to get some insight from other girls . Like other New Cds, i had this tremendous rush of...
    Mindi3107 Mindi3107 26-30 1 Response Jun 28

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    One such example was an article that came out last year about Brad Pitt. He said before that he doesn't read the news about himself because it is more than likely false. The news...
    blossomingbeauti blossomingbeauti 36-40, F Jun 28

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    I'm 20 years old and have been suffering with HS for about 4 years now. Looking at me I don't think anyone would ever guess that I struggle with this and only a handful of people...
    AlexandraSavannah AlexandraSavannah 18-21, F 3 Responses Jun 28

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    Do you want a sexy, smart, organized, socially adapt, giving and genuinely nice colleague who will turn your business into a thriving corporation? Well, you came to the wrong...
    NatashaRose NatashaRose 18-21, F 14 Responses Jun 29

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    From as early as 3 i can remember my mum drinking, she use to hide all her bottles under the sink or in wardrobes hoping my dad would't find them. Being so young at the time i did...
    Gentleandlovingsoul Gentleandlovingsoul 36-40, F Jun 29

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    I want to be a more feminine man. The whole idea of it just seems so right for me. I recognize my identity as a heterosexual male, but I think there's an even stronger feminine...
    Cmoor007 Cmoor007 18-21, M 5 Responses Jun 29

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    badgerman42 badgerman42 22-25, M Jun 29

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