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I Am Dying to Live

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    The Hows

    I pondered on this group for some time. I can not seem to get any words out. And while there is truth in it in varying levels, I think the greatest words to write about it have all been passed down to us. Faerie has two favourites...“Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn...
    Sylphy Sylphy 41-45, F 2 Responses Apr 6, 2012

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    Stuck....

    I can't tell you the number of times I have been told to get a life.  It's a stupid expression if you ask me.  But a life is exactly what I need. For almost 20 years I hid -isolated myself -because of obesity and now that I am no longer obese I want to be out in...
    ohsolonelygirl ohsolonelygirl 41-45, F 1 Response May 9, 2009

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    Still Want Ot Live

     I have breast cancer, metastatic, so terminal. I thought about what it is like to be dying.....Are people afraid of dying? I don't feel that I am afraid, but I am very sad, sad to leave this life without the experience of watching my children who are 8 and 6 grow up, not...
    jandrea4 jandrea4 41-45, F Dec 31, 2009

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    Don't Know How

    When I was younger I had big dreams about my future. I was so hopful and optimistic. I thought life would be an endless party. What the hell happened!?! I have no life. I am turing 21 this year and I have no life. I am still young and yet I feel like it's all over. I am afraid...
    netgurl netgurl 18-21, F 5 Responses Jul 19, 2009

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    Live Like I Used To

    Love like i was never hurt and forget like i never remembered.
    kittycat101303 kittycat101303 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 23, 2010

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    I Am Dying To Live

    I have to kill myself just to feel alive
    JessiZombies JessiZombies 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 20, 2011

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    I Just Want To Be Free

    To live without judgement. To live without fear. To live without worries. To live without pain To live without hatred To live without shame To live without sorrow To live without sadness Just to live
    sandy1063 sandy1063 46-50, F 6 Responses Jan 14, 2013

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    Truth

    "The real illiterates of the 21st century will not be he or she who cannot read or write, but he or she who cannot learn, unlearn and re-learn ".
    ManifestoOfThePhoenix ManifestoOfThePhoenix 26-30, M Feb 3, 2013

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    If Possible

    im only 13 so theres not much i can do on my own and im not willing to hurt anyone to get it i guess that would make sense since all i want and need is to help people in some huge way thats not only big but interesting i feel like screaming about how freaking boring life is, all...
    RukiaKuchiki RukiaKuchiki 13-15, F Aug 13, 2012

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    To Break Free

    To find the beauty and pleaure in everything. To smile at the simple things and appreciate each breath I take. I feel like Im dying to live...like all I could do is just stare out the window, wishing I was somewhere else, and cry tho I dont always know the reason why. To find me...
    PorcelainChinaDoll PorcelainChinaDoll 16-17, F 2 Responses Aug 20, 2011

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    Unforgiven

    I have asked God to forgive me. He has answered my prayers. Why is it I can not forgive myself. If only God's forgiveness would wipe away memories that are forever unforgiving.
    sandy1063 sandy1063 46-50, F 2 Responses Mar 10, 2013

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    Dying To Live

    Dying to live,Can't wait,Live's beginning again,Finally,After all this time,I'm on my way.
    lazycrazybasket lazycrazybasket 46-50, M Mar 14, 2012

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    No Excuse

    I'm dying to live but have no excuse for why im not already. im young... no social circle... right now i have nothing going for me and i have this horrible sensation that its my fault. why cant i figure out how to let go and live? so easy.. even babies do it. whats missign here...
    Genabi Genabi 22-25 2 Responses May 10, 2009

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    Unlearning = Philosophia.

    The Process of Cultural Conditioning In this exercise, you look at how people acquire their culture, how they learn all the behaviors that are regarded as right and wrong in their society. This process, known as cultural conditioning, goes on in all cultures, but the...
    ManifestoOfThePhoenix ManifestoOfThePhoenix 26-30, M Feb 3, 2013

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    Been Told

    I've decided that I want to live so much that I am willing to do the things I do to live. I've decided that despite what others think of me... which sometimes isn't much.
    xxbloodyfretboardxx xxbloodyfretboardxx 18-21, F 1 Response May 31, 2009

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    I'm Going To Live Now Cause I'm Dying To Live Now !!!!!!!!

    I want to live now and im dying to live again but I had a couple of detours and roadblocks on the way but I feel like im getting happier again back to normal !!!!!!!!!!
    PRETTYGIRLHATESTHEWORLD PRETTYGIRLHATESTHEWORLD 18-21, F Dec 5, 2010

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    I'm Getting Old and Still Wanna Be a Star..

    I love stealing song lines to use as my titles :)  I have and have had so many dreams, I feel as if there's little chance of them coming true anymore.  I'm sure some dreams that I have still have a chance.  At the same time the biggest of them I'm afraid I'll have...
    BlasphemousAngel BlasphemousAngel 31-35, M 3 Responses May 14, 2009

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    Related Experiences

    I think we all at some point feel weak & think death would be better then life think about it you no longer feel what your feeling anymore, & that seems pretty damn good.. But none...
    presseve presseve 18-21, F 11 hrs ago

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    Look peoplez I live I the u.s and if u don't live in the u.s don't message me bcuz I DO NOT have international communication and international communication is where I talk to...
    Botdf1shutup Botdf1shutup 13-15, F 2 Responses 9 hrs ago

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    I am afraid that my ailing Father maybe dying. I received a shocking phone call from my brother almost 2 months ago. He told me how my Dad was doing since I live so far away from...
    Sara600 Sara600 56-60, F Jul 17

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    Shouting in silence ,the words i could never say everybody looks and laughs at you and to them you are just another object with which they play !!!! Filled with the emptiness that...
    AdventureHunter AdventureHunter 13-15, F Jun 29

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    My heart may be beating, But my soul is dying. I am to broken to be fixed, everyone who tries gets cut on my broken heart. I keep finding myself sitting up at night crying...
    SaphiraJane SaphiraJane 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 6

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    it's pretty sad when there are times when I wished that I had died that day when I got hit by a car months ago. i shouldn't complain though because there are people who have a...
    basedgodschild basedgodschild 16-17, F 1 Response 9 hrs ago

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    It is not how many years we live, but rather what we do with them. - Evangeline Cory Booth
    marklovescoffee marklovescoffee 46-50, M 1 Response 8 hrs ago

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    This dreamworld consists of people. This dreamworld consists of people who have opinions. People who have respect to opinions. I wish I could live in a dreamworld where I didn't...
    AnEverWonderer AnEverWonderer 16-17, F 1 Response 8 hrs ago

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    I was born and raised in Alabama,but live in Arizona :p
    jesikahluv jesikahluv 18-21, F 2 Responses 8 hrs ago

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    I am 65 and my wife is 62. We have been together for over twenty years and married for six. I love my wife very much and tell her so frequently. We are compatible and agreeable in...
    worksforme2 worksforme2 61-65, M 8 Responses 2 hrs ago

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    Anyone near PA or live around the Pittsburgh area? If love to meet up with some people. Especially some younger ladies.
    CharlieGarcia73 CharlieGarcia73 41-45, M 38 mins ago

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    I find it so odd that people would love to move to my little area of the world, but I'm dying to get out. I hate suburbs just about as much as I hate cookie cutter homes. All my...
    Annapie Annapie 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 4

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    I am terrified of dying. When I was younger I was very religious, and believed that if I was a good person I would go to heaven. Now that I'm older I'm starting to question my...
    CynicalSinner CynicalSinner 16-17, F 4 Responses Jun 30

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    In my dream, when you're close to death, some company calls you in to be measured for your coffin, and to give samples of blood. I got a notification that it was my time to come...
    Kryzta Kryzta 26-30, F Jul 9

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    Today is z first day i did not call you n hear your voice, I feel like am dying off. I wish I get back to the old times when we used to talk n laugh out loud . I do not know how to...
    Alicedreams Alicedreams 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 20

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    If anyone is familiar with Sword Art Online, thats the type of fantasy world I would like to live in (minus the being-trapped-and-dying aspect haha)
    nmoto nmoto 18-21, M 1 Response Jul 1

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    I did live in a sexless marriage. It was and still is the lowest point of my life. And I am glad I finally kicked that ***** out of my life. It took a long time, and nearly all my...
    TheEppy TheEppy 31-35, M 6 Responses Jul 5

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    I remember the rich green of the trees, their shadows stretching out before the sunset. Our friends were there, and we brushed and tended to the horses, as we had done so many...
    accidentalme accidentalme 22-25, M 1 Response Jul 1

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    I have no reason to live, everyday I feel a little worse, as if my soul was rotting.
    InsanelySaneGuy InsanelySaneGuy 18-21, M Jul 3

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    Wish I could travel while I'm young but my parents expect me to finish school in time and not take a gap year, or even a half of one. Also can't even save up for Europe because I'm...
    kbeary kbeary 18-21, F Jul 11

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    Were as close as it gets. I haven't completely experienced, but I am experiencing right now at this moment. I think she cries all the time & is sad all day because she knows she's...
    kelaaax3 kelaaax3 16-17, F 6 days ago

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    I am not afraid of dying and never will be
    Sproketsocet Sproketsocet 18-21, M 1 Response Jun 30

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    I'm actually dying on the inside. My digestive system is shutting down. I'm scared
    Yerbamate Yerbamate 18-21, M 2 Responses Jul 2

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    I am so scared of being nothing...the thought of death makes me panic. I have severe panic attacks whenever I think about it. I feel like I am spiralling out of control physically...
    justaweirdo56 justaweirdo56 16-17, F Jul 4

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    I'm really scared of my family members dying. I'm a senior in high school and my dad died three years ago. His death was really unexpected so after that I was like "Wow, it's true...
    youthberry youthberry 18-21, F Jul 10

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    I had strangest of the dreams. I saw myself dying :s. And to make things even more strange..... next day ( night) I saw my sibling making grand arrangements for their funeral.
    lonelyheartbroken lonelyheartbroken 26-30, M 1 Response Jul 16

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    I think about what will happen to my kids, my mom and dad. I try not to think about dying but I feel so hopeless. My life is filled with very few accomplishments and deep regret...
    lifealreadylost lifealreadylost 31-35, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    I'm 38. Caring for my dying 59 year old husband. Been married 17 years almost and this is KILLING me. It hurts seeing him hurt so bad. It hurts not having him. He sleeps constantly...
    Amginn Amginn 36-40 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I have lived with my parents basically since was eight years old. Actually, let me back up. My biological parents have been divorced since I was only three. After that, I lived...
    RopinTexan RopinTexan 22-25, M 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    To live life to it's fullest ... For everyone it can mean a totally different thing. For some it may mean finding their soulmate, to others it may be having a family, others could...
    RiseAbove222 RiseAbove222 22-25, F Jul 21

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    I've always thought of just hiking Into the woods and liveing there getting away from the life I'm liveing not happy liveing paycheck to paycheck sitting on my sofa playing video...
    lonewolf8422 lonewolf8422 26-30, M Jul 9

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    I'm 14 years old and I live in a small village in England and by small I mean there is one village post office and a tiny primary school. It's very isolated, but the rest of my...
    Jessicat29 Jessicat29 13-15, F Jul 2

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