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I Am Grateful For My Life And The People In It

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    All The Time.

    I am glad that I have the right attitude, the attitude of gratitude. I am grateful for everything life has given me and everything that I have in my life. I am a little over 40. I have a wonderful family. I am married to a great woman. She is full of common sense. That makes...
    rohitra rohitra 36-40, M 2 Responses Dec 17, 2012

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    Through The Tangles

    I am grateful for so many of my EP friends and my circle which keep me grounded, thinking of others instead of myself and Ms. Lyndsey...and help me when I stumble and fall...like my new found friend 123 Sandra, Pixelita, Dragonlovesbutterflies, and the many others who keep a...
    PoppaBear53 PoppaBear53 56-60, M Feb 28, 2012

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    My Circle Has Shrunk Through The Years

    My circle of friends has shrunk through the years, but my family has grown. I love them all, even though many of them don't even talk to each other anymore. I still keep each of them close and don't lose touch with any of them.
    Serenitree Serenitree 70+, F 1 Response Oct 21, 2012

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    Came Across A Great Quote

    "Understand how beautifully God has added one more day in your life - not because you need it - but because someone else needs you."
    AlbertSAT AlbertSAT 66-70, M 1 Response Feb 23, 2012

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    Never Forget.

    I am incredibly grateful for the people I have in my life. I never realized how many people cared about me before. I keep a stickie on the desktop of my Macbook always open with the names of all the people who have been there for me so I never forget and I can see it anytime I...
    Amay408 Amay408 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 7, 2013

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    Related Experiences

    It has been a long time since i posted anything on EP. It's been too long. Much of what i have written is about the challenges i have faced or face. Not meaning to i did more...
    Kimberlyannofgeorgia Kimberlyannofgeorgia 51-55, T 5 Responses Jul 26

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    8th August 2014. The reason I put date here is this is what my current thought could come up at this point, it may change so it gives me opportunity to revisit what I'm grateful...
    cancerian24 cancerian24 22-25, M Aug 6

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    These are the 10 things I am grateful for: 1. God 2. Jesus 3. Whitney Houston 4. Nia (doll I've had since I was 7) 5. A second chance at life from God and my angel 6. The knowledge...
    gardengirl17 gardengirl17 22-25, F 14 hrs ago

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    As the title above says I so love this site and I'm grateful for it. I have met so many people it's amazing and it's not just for that. For the longest time I felt something in me...
    MyNameMeansLight MyNameMeansLight 16-17, F Aug 6

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    Today at this moment, I am grateful for: 1) Xuan!! 2) Fireball because it tastes so fun and reminds me of my buddies 3) Quiet time; peace (some duration during each day; and soon I...
    Nyxii Nyxii 22-25, F 14 hrs ago

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    I feel horrible for the people in Gaza. This shouldn't be happening to them! Israel is calling it self defense (and the news channels here back them up) but what have they done...
    WildFlowerChild19 WildFlowerChild19 18-21, F Jul 21

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    I am grateful that I have found this site. Before joining this site, I was heartbroken and very lost. So I decided to find an online forum where I can talk to people who been...
    minyue minyue 18-21, F Jul 25

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    Do you ever just feel like Life sometimes laughs at you? My solution: throw an empty wine bottle at it, see how it likes that... Not literally, shattered broken glass is a mess...
    ChocolateWildflower ChocolateWildflower 31-35, F 3 Responses Aug 4

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    I reckon the first one would be the ability to spell grateful ;)
    chizzleswizzle chizzleswizzle 18-21, M 13 hrs ago

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    I love my children so much that I try to enjoy every second with them. I couldn't stand the thought of losing them. They are all I have and want in life. They mean everything to...
    whatevernobody whatevernobody 31-35, F 1 Response Jul 20

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    I am so happy this site exists! There are things in my life that I feel awkward or really personal about, and it is really good to have a place were I can talk about them - even...
    areanyusernamesnottaken areanyusernamesnottaken 16-17 3 days ago

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    I never realized how many experiences or memories I had till I joined here and for that I am thankful :) It's also just a great place to vent ,ya know
    Life8227 Life8227 16-17, F Aug 6

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    My dear, Let me explain this life to you. Nothing but the truth. You chose nothing in the first place. Nothing chose to exist in the first place since you have to exist first...
    honestyreality honestyreality 22-25, F Aug 7

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    The story of my people written on my skin...cotton candy hair flows softly and sweetly in the wind...eyebrows like shark dorsal fins,dangerous...lips deep red like a fine wine...
    ADRASTEIA ADRASTEIA 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 10

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    I mean is it that hard to find decent people now days?! Most people have stupid and unnecessary things as their priorities and it gets annoying meeting the same type of people!
    tsg96 tsg96 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 29

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    [Note: Most of this was posted as a comment on someone else's story.] I think jealousy comes from fear. You've met a person who rocks your world, but because he/she is attractive...
    SmartKat SmartKat 46-50, F 1 Response Jul 30

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    Not having any idea what it is like to live in a black person's head, I'm wondering how I am received by people I meet on the street. When I make eye-to-eye contact with anyone, I...
    icDavey icDavey 56-60, M 2 Responses Aug 8

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    I just decided I don't like life. I'm gonna give myself four more months to make things go my way. If things don't then it's bye bye world .
    prankqueen prankqueen 13-15, F 3 Responses Jul 28

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    I like two people I am with someone but I have this friend I just met that is really making me second guess my relationship. I don't know what to do
    Adam9988 Adam9988 22-25, M Aug 5

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    Who wouldve known ? But did you know that other people need love too. Practice being more affectionate just an idea.
    heyyo1234 heyyo1234 22-25, M 1 Response Aug 5

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    A lady today was outside of a store today. She had a stroller with a child. She was Indian I think. She asked for money. I gave her what I had. But I wished everyone could be able...
    asherjoh asherjoh 36-40, M Aug 6

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    In most cases, people would embrace the dodging of the bullet from a sociopath. That's not the case. You're not just "broken" you're mentally ill and you don't know it. I'm not...
    PixieStixs PixieStixs 18-21, F Aug 7

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    I did relay the other night for the first time. It was so much fun. I had two of my friends come with me and everyone in our team bailed on walking. So me and two friends walked...
    JessyGirl96 JessyGirl96 18-21, F Aug 3

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    1EPMinnie 1EPMinnie 70+, F 2 Responses Aug 9

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    Before I came here I felt lost and unhappy, I felt like no one cares about how I feel and that I had no body. But then I found this and I feel pretty good and I'm not worried as I...
    hgscgirl hgscgirl 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 25

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    Luiskoala Luiskoala 22-25, F Jul 29

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    Thank u to the ppl who helped cheer me up after my hamsters death I appreciate all of u
    Gian1865 Gian1865 13-15, M Aug 8

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    you're all welcome ............................
    hhappyman hhappyman 41-45, M Jul 22

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    Not me though. I know love is perfectly rational, balanced, simple and fair. *cough* Just like image links.
    Faust76 Faust76 36-40, M Aug 4

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    70 percent of successful are yuky. 40 percent of broken copy yuky. Have scars to prove research. So i seek the humane. Who are mostly with the broken.
    Livyn4pals Livyn4pals 46-50, M Aug 5

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    The eye in the exp pic is excatly why
    1LilLefty 1LilLefty 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 10

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    We are among you. And as a wise mouse said " today we are going to try to take over the world"
    beastx beastx 31-35, M 6 days ago

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    I am really disturbed right now! This morning I found a durex bottle thing in my parents bedroom, now I know that durex is a condom company, but I would not like to know what my...
    Melonfriends Melonfriends 13-15, F 4 Responses 4 days ago

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    I have every console, with the exception of Wii and WiiU, so we should be able to find something to play together lol. Shoot me a message on here if any of you want to play...
    AnInfamousDerka AnInfamousDerka 18-21, M 2 days ago

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    So very true... Stimulate my mind, and the possibilities are endless. I enjoy conversing with those who can hold my attention. I find it's a rare occurrence, and I'm grateful for...
    livelaughlovedream3 livelaughlovedream3 41-45, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Even though my life is in shambles I am grateful to be alive. I am grateful for those moments that cause you to stop and think "wow, this is amazing!" I am grateful for the...
    RiseAbove222 RiseAbove222 22-25, F Jul 21

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    I'm a realist... and I know that **** happens and that there's loads of it taking place right now in the world.and I for one do not condone what's been going nor do I ignore the...
    Jadelicious Jadelicious 26-30, F Aug 3

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    I am grateful to have met everyone I had, and I am so happy that I met a few who genuinely likes me. It is comforting, knowing that these people accept me, and love me for who I am...
    Just1n Just1n 18-21, M 5 days ago

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    Today was an actual perfect day. I realized today while looking at my calendar that I am one lucky and fortunate little woman. Realizing that I have no real obligations, a bank...
    DreamChristine DreamChristine 31-35, F 5 Responses Jul 26

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    I'm grateful that I'm here to see my birthday I'm grateful that I'm heathy I'm grateful that I'm going to university I'm grateful that my dad watching over me I'm grateful that...
    Fabgal1 Fabgal1 18-21, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    new people bring in new perspectives. There's always something to learn from their experiences & their cultures. You may not like the way they speak or the way they dress or...
    uselessguy uselessguy 36-40, M 5 hrs ago

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    an open thank you letter to my followers. i am grateful for youit's actually quite difficult to put into words what i am grateful for, it is somewhat complicated, but i am deeply...
    smokingrocks1 smokingrocks1 56-60, M Jul 23