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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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