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I Am Happiest Doing For Others

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    I wonder whyI'm not at the serviceof others more often,knowing that nothingfeels better.Yes, I honestly,really wonder why.Perhaps it is theparadox of fulfillment.Ultimate satisfactionI will have whenthere is nothingleft to care for.And there's another simple truth.I do not...
    moreandless moreandless 56-60, M 2 Responses Feb 9, 2012

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    cooking for others is such pleasurable work when at the end u see them eating feverishly and receive the rewards in praising lol... its a secret but i cook to get praise haha
    happyhuman1 happyhuman1 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 25

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    I'm that guy who always holds the door for others. Even if I have to put myself in an awkward position that actually makes it more difficult for them to enter the door.
    BJoon BJoon 26-30, M Jul 7

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    So I'm only telling you apart of what I'm doing. For 2 weeks I'm going to NJ to visit my family which I am sooo excited for! That's where I'm from and i love it there, I'm going to...
    klm15 klm15 13-15, F 1 day ago

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    I try to stand up for people, but then I get beat down. I tried to stand up for this girl for what someone else said, and I ended up being the stupid one... I even apologized to...
    Somethingawful Somethingawful 13-15, F 6 hrs ago

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               4th of July StrawberriesSubmitted by Mindy ~ The Sisters CafeStrawberries, washed and driedWhite chocolateBlue...
    JennaR JennaR 46-50, F 2 Responses Jun 29

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    I love helping people out and holding the door open for them. If I don't hold the door open for someone I feel bad for the longest time. Once when I was little I held the door open...
    mymindsalivingnightmare mymindsalivingnightmare 13-15, F Jul 7

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    I do open the door for him/her when anyone is near me, but I ain't going to wait in 3/4 mile away the door for someone. :)
    wt00r wt00r 26-30, M Jul 7

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    1 can (10-3/4 oz.) reduced-fat reduced-sodium condensed cream of mushroom soup1-1/4 cups water, divided1 pkg. (6 oz.) STOVE TOP Lower Sodium Stuffing Mix for Chicken6 small...
    JennaR JennaR 46-50, F 1 Response Jul 15

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    I want to start cooking for my family but don't know what to cook any suggestions
    alexann4ever alexann4ever 13-15, F Jul 15

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    Hello! Prayer is a powerful thing! I am a witness to that! Our first daughter was born with cerebral palsy, and they told us that she would not eat, walk, talk, and she would...
    chappeeeee chappeeeee 46-50, F 4 days ago

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    I had this cute boy come over to my moms house and we bought some kitchen knives and cookware from him called Cutco?? We got them in the mail recently. They're awesome! I cook all...
    mikayla2 mikayla2 18-21, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    It's become a habit I even wait if they are still walking toward the door
    alyssabay alyssabay 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 7

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    I do it because I want to and I do not need a thank you because I'm selfless
    cbeneath cbeneath 22-25, F 2 Responses Jul 7

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    It's just courtesy. Like offering your seat on public transport if it's busy.
    picklebobble picklebobble 46-50, M 2 Responses Jul 7

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    I did this at lunch time in hs, and sometimes I would miss lunch because I was holding the door open -.- LOL
    wheelsxoxo wheelsxoxo 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 7

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    Throughout the years, many of the hard-working, bright, insightful people that filled our society have either past on, or are to a limited number. Where I live, you rarely see...
    TheYoungHawaiian TheYoungHawaiian 18-21, M 1 Response Jun 29

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    I really like doing favors for others but how is it the when I need a hand there is no one around to help me? I use to have lots of friends a year ago when I was in high school...
    ChicaLoca1 ChicaLoca1 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 14

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    All the people talk to forgive others who hurt you. Why i never was able to forgive? I was hurt all my life by different women. It started with my mother abusing me, then girls at...
    angel8i angel8i 31-35, F 3 Responses Jul 11

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    I have nothing against religious people or atheists. To me they are both the same. Just people with beliefs. They can be good or bad depending on their personality. Beliefs can...
    Ultimatedorktroid Ultimatedorktroid 16-17, F Jul 2

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    I've been through a lot of bad situations in my life so what better way to help myself than to help others? I know when I was in my low point all I wanted was someone who...
    BlurredBeyondTheStarsx BlurredBeyondTheStarsx 70+ Jun 28

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    Returning to form part 2.... I certainly received a few emails and I appreciated the comments from my last Abby Vent. The theme was are comments more or less sexualized because of...
    AbbyVents AbbyVents 22-25, F 2 Responses Jul 7

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    I have been thro a lot, I know pretty much for my age.. And I hate seeing ppl depressed or sad, I wanna help these ppl, why? Because I was myself depressed and sad.. And sadly for...
    BunnyCoral BunnyCoral 18-21, F 4 Responses 2 days ago

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    I have a real werewolf pack. I am looking for others like me to join me. If you r interested come to silvermoonwolves.chatango.com
    Indianwolf2014 Indianwolf2014 16-17 Jun 25

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    I BELEIVE in Forgiveness I don't have much patients but I try an forgive I hope one day I can forgive myself!!!! I can forgive others with time sometimes I feel as if I stretch...
    JacodyProphecy JacodyProphecy 18-21, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    In this world there is so much hate for one another and I believe it has to do with not forgiving. When you think of forgiveness what do you think? just wiping away the past or...
    faithmonyai faithmonyai 16-17, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I struggle with Depression and even tho I do. I still enjoy giving back and helping other's it makes me feel good like im doing something to know that I can put a smile peoples...
    mina3949 mina3949 16-17, F 14 hrs ago

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    Making somebody happy makes me happy. I once helped somebody overcome depression and it literally made me the happiest person in the world. I cried for hours, haha. I'm a soppy...
    mournwiththemoonandthestars mournwiththemoonandthestars 13-15, F Jul 9

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    I'm suffering from lack of focusing & doing things for a VERY long time. Till I left my family for my high school education, I was simply living in my bed. I was intelligent, I...
    tewkel59 tewkel59 22-25, M 1 Response Jul 16

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    I am here to hopefully help inspire others in every positive way possible, and I also love to hear stories of others with the similar experiences that I've gone through and know I...
    faithomfg faithomfg 16-17, F 6 hrs ago

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    I love helping others including my entire family and friends. There is nothing I would not do for them. I have done a very personal request and I am so glad I did. My sister is...
    leslieathome leslieathome 31-35, F 2 Responses 3 hrs ago

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    Your ability to help others is a gift that must not be squandered. You have to feed it. Be a person of action when you are confronted with suffering. Don't just sit on the sideline...
    JMAC33 JMAC33 36-40, M 2 Responses Jun 26

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    This is probably the most traumatic thing that has happened in my life.. This is the first time I decided to write my story and share with others. Ever since it happened, I wanted...
    Foreverpeacengreen Foreverpeacengreen 18-21, F Jul 12

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    Obama's not doing anything right for this country. He wastes his time golfing and taking numerous vacations while our debt is growing and unemployment rates are skyrocketing. Obama...
    Darkanddesolate Darkanddesolate 16-17, F 6 Responses 2 hrs ago

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    There was a man Bob has a son Johnny who was 12 and started texting a lot. Bob who did not text or when he was teen used his cellphone in front of his parent, was irritated at his...
    Colemanus Colemanus 36-40, M 1 hr ago

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    July 25, 2914: Close. Rather than debate whether to use the adverbial or adjective meaning of 'close', I went with the simple verb form. Close the gate.
    BlueTortoise BlueTortoise 61-65, F 1 Response 9 hrs ago

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    And as you walk down the street, depending in which community you are in. You mold yourself into a replica, to be accepted or to be respectful. Theres certainly different code of...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response a week ago

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    So I turned Christian about three months ago. Since then, I have been surprised at the opportunities that have come my way to help others. Here is the latest. My wife and I are...
    Dlgadlga Dlgadlga 51-55, M 4 Responses Jul 17

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    I am one of the happiest people right now, after years of not dating or flirting or anything but non emotional flings, I have found a guy who is actually interested in me, he even...
    eviecain eviecain 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 12

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    I've always known I wasnt perfect. Never once claimed I was. I know ill always have room to improve my life and how I live this life. Learning to ignore negative people and their...
    badgirlbee badgirlbee 18-21, F 1 Response a week ago

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    For example I read a book and I see someone being incarcerated, then the focus it's on the others. What is that other character doing while being incarcerated? I'm too much of a...
    psycopower90 psycopower90 22-25, M 5 days ago

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    People!! See EP as a place to get inspiration and be helpful to others Instead of using EP for satisfying your horny or love needs!!
    coronato coronato 18-21, M 5 hrs ago

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    I love to listen to: Metal,Hard Rock,Soft Rock,etc. But when I tell church members, they show me how they can't cope with what means so much to me. I grew up with Rock but for...
    AcousticLover AcousticLover 16-17, F 3 Responses 29 mins ago

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    This should had come as no shock to me. But somehow i forgot?. Acually I did not need to read any book, or take any test to figure that out. I know i felt shy as a kid, altho...
    mirkwood86 mirkwood86 26-30, M Jun 29

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    Once again I'm back and sadly about the same topic as before, my brother. Sadly he continues to not accept any responsibility for his actions. He and his spouse have ruined a few...
    DannyBoy1972 DannyBoy1972 36-40 Jul 9

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    This post might be long but I do Hope some people read this. I'll try to make it as short as possible. keep in mind this is NoT a love story maybe it was intended to be once but I...
    rukesh3 rukesh3 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 16

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