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I Am Grateful For My Life And The People In It

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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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    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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    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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    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 Oct 21, 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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    ...so I was asked if I could list what I am grateful for, and I think it's really important because a lot of the time I tend to always think about the things I don't have... I...
    ConfusedAgainAlways ConfusedAgainAlways 26-30, F 1 Response Sep 3

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    I have talked about this on another post...but I AM grateful for what I DO have. I know that sometimes it doesn't seem like it, but I am. My family, my friends (I don't have many...
    RubyLane RubyLane 41-45, F Sep 18

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    I'm so grateful for my friends, family, home, education, comfortable life, and the love that surrounds me everyday:)
    Seblett Seblett 13-15, F Sep 2

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    I'm grateful for my family, my pups, and a roof over my head. I'm more blessed than a lot of people in the world.
    roselani2005 roselani2005 26-30, F 2 Responses Sep 18

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    My operation has brought a whole new perspective. I always say "I don't care for what people think of my appearance" and for the first time in my life; I actually mean it. Why...
    Gemz2411 Gemz2411 18-21, F Sep 23

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    I am thankful for the people I have in my life
    cjohnson1983 cjohnson1983 31-35, F Sep 8

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    It's an interesting phenomena, which may, indeed probably does have many layers of cause and effect. Some people - and some situations and behaviours may accentuate this - are...
    dontcareforlabels dontcareforlabels 41-45, M 1 day ago

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    I'm grateful to be pregnant! There are woman out there who can't get pregnant and I feel real bad for them. But one day I hope they can get the privilege to hold a baby of their...
    loveylaura loveylaura 26-30, F Sep 19

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    I believe we go through horrendous & ecstatic periods for a reason.
    cherryjar cherryjar 26-30, F Sep 20

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    Sometimes we forget what we do have because were always looking at what we don't have
    willowknight willowknight 22-25, F 2 Responses Sep 21

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    I believe that God hasn't meant for me to be in relationships or have children like everyone else (some may call it the "gift of singleness). I think that I will fulfill my meaning...
    picses2222 picses2222 13-15, F Sep 10

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    I love this app. I love how I am not judged. I love how I can share my experiences and feelings, it really lightens me. I feel so good after posting my experiences. There are...
    prettyloner prettyloner 16-17, F 3 Responses Sep 2

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    How Could A Mother Be So Cruel?- A coworker in her 40s though she honestly doesn't look over 30 arrived at work in tears today. 2 yrs ago her only child moved from their home state...
    thankfullykinderfree thankfullykinderfree 66-70, F 1 Response Sep 17

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    Off the immediate topic of blackness.....is this a question you can ask during the upcoming senate election campaign? A Question for the candidates in the 2014 Senate Race: The...
    icDavey icDavey 56-60, M Sep 12

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    "my people". i heard that line in a lana del rey song, "ride" (one of the best monologues and song ever). i feel like....i havent found my place, my home, my tribe, my people...
    LostInTheLight LostInTheLight 26-30, F Sep 12

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    Appreciating the beauty of black.... Am I, as a non-racist person, allowed to acknowledge the enhancement of attractiveness that I find in skin tone (boy, was that a PC dance if I...
    icDavey icDavey 56-60, M Sep 9

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    it would be cool to talk to other people like me, share stories whilst eating cake and then feeling each others fat. Their could be eating competitions with feedee's and feeders...
    mrfatteen mrfatteen 16-17, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I am disabled and living in an "assisted living facility" . There is one lady here that has Alzheimer's. She can get lost just standing there. She doesn't remember where to sit in...
    jopava jopava 51-55, M Sep 11

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    I have been emotionally abused by my older sister and I think she's like this because of my father. My father emotionally abuses me too. It's so difficult. My younger sister was...
    KaiWong KaiWong 18-21, M 5 days ago

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    I am looking for Indian girls...and boys...here...anyone?
    gautamkeshu1989 gautamkeshu1989 22-25, M 4 days ago

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    I have God, Jesus, and my angel. I have everything because I have them. I do not need a family or home or friends like others have, because they are my family, my home, and my...
    gardengirl17 gardengirl17 22-25, F Sep 18

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    After watching the hills have eyes part 2 - with the line " I want to have babies" scared me with the thought - I'm nowv like ewee girl, please don't say it like that again lmao...
    stephenrko stephenrko 31-35, M Sep 21

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    This fact... all-that-is-interesting.com/interesting-facts-about-the-world#28 Surely someone could do something about that.
    Kyprioi Kyprioi 13-15, F 4 days ago

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    Faceless users message me their fake ding dong on EP. They say nice day, and I agree until they show me their wee-wees!
    adianoeta adianoeta 26-30, F 5 Responses 2 days ago

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    Hello to all ..indigod are dinosours of the time struggling
    elvadood elvadood 51-55, F 1 day ago

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    i think back to the most influential ppl ive ever meet in my life. one person comes to mind. this person has brought out the best and the worst in me. ive pushed, ive shoved, and...
    SadisticBitch SadisticBitch 31-35, F Sep 13

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    Right now, I am beyond frustrated with life. I think that's why I have decided to write so much on my experiences on this site. I just need to talk/vent. Some people seem to...
    RubyLane RubyLane 41-45, F Sep 18

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    For every single day I'm given on this planet. Everyday to help others enjoy life. Everyday to bring smiles to less fortunate peoples faces. Whether my life is going great, or its...
    HeyIThappens HeyIThappens 18-21 Sep 9

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    I really don't have a life anymore! Since I separated from my husband more than 10 years ago, I have become a virtual recluse. Let me explain.... On the day of my birth to the...
    Chopinsivories Chopinsivories 46-50, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Here are ten things I am grateful for. 1 Parents who love their kids unconditionally. 2 God 3 Growing up in the USA 4 books 5 women 6 people who follow their passions 7 nature 8...
    KnightMoves KnightMoves 46-50, M 2 Responses Sep 17

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    "Instead of looking at what you don't have in your life, look at what you do have in your life & be grateful for that"
    cherryjar cherryjar 26-30, F 2 Responses Sep 20

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    I know I do.. I'm very needy and I know my posts are very-attention seeking when I'm depressed. I'm sorry. It's a way for me to atleast put my feelings out of my own mind. I know i...
    SubmissiveSecrets SubmissiveSecrets 18-21, F 4 Responses Sep 23

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    It was a beautiful spring day, where the sunlight was like a waterfall, streaming through the still green leaves of the trees and rippling merrily over the clover and daisies.  I...
    Faerylightinexile Faerylightinexile 41-45, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    Someone suggested I write the things that I'm grateful for to possibly cure, or help me through, whatever is troubling me. So here goes... I am grateful for my family, friends...
    crescendo282 crescendo282 31-35, F 1 Response Sep 8

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    I have always said this and for a certain somebody I couldn't work out there reason as they drive me nuts at times!! I know the reason they came into my life and I'll be forever...
    myownbox myownbox 26-30, F 1 Response Sep 17

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    September 25. Peace with the Past. "Even God cannot change the past." —Agathon Holding on to the past, either through guilt, longing, denial, or resentment, is a waste of...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F a week ago

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    Life isn't fair and never will be. its an adventurous journey and yet a living hell. The thing i hate the most is that life gives you things and although your grateful for those...
    LunarDream LunarDream 13-15, M Sep 4

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    I know the truth. But I can't seem to believe it and live it out. Cuz all I see is what's wrong. What I should do: Be grateful for what I have and work toward what I want...
    Ludavin Ludavin 46-50, F Sep 8

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    MOVIE IDEA - Need Actors - A man and a women fall for each other, combining their love for welding, horse racing and polygamy. They depart small town USA and head for Bangladesh...
    jimk1234 jimk1234 51-55, M 5 Responses Sep 22

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    Pursuit for happiness... I was born in Yugoslavia, communist country which doesn't exist anymore. Went trough war while I was teenager, and lost my dad which committed suicide...
    Zpirit1978 Zpirit1978 36-40, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    If you have people you can talk to who honestly listen and care about what you have to say, be thankful. I'd give up all my material possessions for one person who genuinely tried...
    Goodbadladywoman Goodbadladywoman 31-35, F Sep 14

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    Its so strange. All my friends are a different ethnicity, religion, skin color, with different, different personalities and we all get along we grew up as sisters. We have a...
    GetYourFreakOn GetYourFreakOn 16-17, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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