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I Am Surrounded By Beauty I Have Drawn to Myself

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    Careful that you do not attract evil disguised under the alternate mask of beauty.  The most hideous creatures can appear beautiful to the loving eye.
    fascad3 fascad3 36-40, M 3 Responses Jan 21, 2010

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    Thoughts And Beliefs ...

    Your thoughts and beliefs create your own reality This simple phrase contains so much wisdom I think.  We really do have control over the life we lead and the people and things which surround us.  If every day we believe that life is good, positive and a true blessing...
    womaninbliss womaninbliss 51-55, F 5 Responses Oct 23, 2009

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    Surrounded By Beauty

    "I am surrounded by beauty I have drawn to myself" is an affirmation that I have used for many years. I don't even remember where I first read it anymore, or if it just came to me. It helps me to remember that all the good things in my life, all the wonderful people, my...
    datura datura 56-60, F 38 Responses May 1, 2008

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    The Beauty Of Nature

    There is so much beauty that comes from Nature. I think that people don't realize that at all. nature is pretty all year long. I like to be out in it. It makes me feel so nice. When I have been out side. I just love being surrounded by Nature. I get to have it around me all year...
    acjf acjf 22-25, F Mar 4, 2011

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    In A Town Village

    Once upon a Sylph... There was a faerie who was very, very lost. So lost she didn't even know she was lost. Go figure. On a journey to self discovery, but not knowing that it was (again, that was how lost she was), she came across a town village  where different people flock for...
    Sylphy Sylphy 41-45, F 10 Responses Apr 7, 2012

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    Everyday on my way from work I pass by a guy

    who stands by the robot whom makes a living asking motorists for money. Overtime I have befriended him not because I would give hime my small change, he has within him this beauty that radiates and you can't help but feel drawn to him. His home is the streets, but even in those...
    Jay04Sch Jay04Sch 36-40, F Apr 25

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    The grasses in the back seat of my car,

    before the crashMy friend had given me a large swath of field grasses she had knived from the farm she walks her dogs in. I kept these in the back seat of my car because I could see them every day, and the scent of them grounded me.After the crash, I had to drive a rental car to...
    angsty angsty 61-65, F 1 Response Dec 24, 2013

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    I dont know why i cut myself on purpose...sometime i just feel life is meaningless to me but theres time where i feel so happy and i tell myself cutting is useless so whats the...
    rheahendrew rheahendrew 16-17, F 2 Responses Aug 3

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    Partly by myself.. Havent done it active-active.. But active/passively or call it passively-active. I sort of have the belief, that when everyone is gone. Just by myself. Then I...
    mirkwood86 mirkwood86 26-30, M 4 days ago

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    I went pit with a few coworkers last night. First time I've been out with them and I feel sooo embarrassed. I'm generally quite a talkative person especially when drunk, but at...
    Ceallsach Ceallsach 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 3

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    I am more than ecstatic to be able to give hope to all sufferers today by being able to truthfully tell you that I managed to rip myself out of bulimia completely in the time space...
    mel95 mel95 18-21, F Aug 21

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    I think crying myself to sleep has become an every night thing. There's something about laying in the dark, alone, that just makes me so sad that I can't sleep. Wake up tired. Not...
    FutureGleason FutureGleason 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 7

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    I no longer communicate with a lot of people I used to know. We have moved in separate directions and grown out of our friendships. A lot of them want to be potheads or miserable...
    missquietriot missquietriot 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 10

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    And I'm trying not to right now.. Taking deep breaths.. Holding It in.. Until I can't take it anymore. And I suffocate myself with a pillow so no one can hear my whimpering and hot...
    DepressingKayla DepressingKayla 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 10

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    I have this fetish... I like to see women hanging by their neck and barefoot. I like also to hang myself by my neck and stay there for a while, and when I feel I´m like dizzy, I...
    PepeNador PepeNador 41-45, M 1 Response Aug 20

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    Once I was a strong girl, had great friends, my dream job and was just strong. A year later, I am recently dumped, I am in the midst of walking away from my job and I hate myself.
    JeLaWa JeLaWa 22-25 1 Response 2 days ago

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    As far as I can remember I can't recall the last time my parents ever said I love you or we are proud of you hugged me or even had a discussion with me, I'm originally francophone...
    alexaz66 alexaz66 26-30, M Aug 11

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    I wish I could, but the tears rarely come and when they do, it still isn't satisfying enough. Instead, I just lay in bed at night, apathetic towards almost everything.
    seabassep seabassep 18-21, M 1 Response Aug 11

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    Almost all the time and it's usally because I fall asleep replaying scenes no my head
    Angel2345 Angel2345 13-15, F Aug 11

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    Today is 7 months since I last cut my wrist. I'm pretty cool bout it but I still want to.
    Kelnea Kelnea 13-15, F 3 Responses Aug 12

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    All I can do is lay here in the dark, hug my pillow and cry. I can't control anything going on. I miss him. I need him. But instead I'm laying here wide awake. Wishing I was laying...
    FutureGleason FutureGleason 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 17

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    A few times..... A few years ago my best friend lost her mother; she was in such emotional pain that it affected me too.... I hate friends feeling hurt....it hurts me too...
    SarahTheHooker SarahTheHooker 18-21, F 3 Responses Aug 22

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    I don't know how I did it but I somehow managed to not write any stories over the summer. It was hard to fight the urge because I'm a bit of writer and when ideas come I just want...
    Dreamer32 Dreamer32 26-30, F 10 hrs ago

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    I used to be so naive. Sometimes I wish I could have that innocence back...to be able to see the world through the eyes of a girl who only knew of sheltered happiness. Of course...
    SupernovaxGirl SupernovaxGirl 26-30 1 Response Aug 12

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    I suddenly get it. something inside me has healed today. People come and people go. Time spent repenting, hating, missing, being emotional is eventually time wasted. One could do...
    Unlearn Unlearn 31-35, M 3 Responses Aug 23

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    A wickedly splendid temptation continually pulsates. I have drawn a metaphorical line in the spiritual sand. I choose light. My choice is not an aggressive stance. My choice is...
    lilmermaid82 lilmermaid82 22-25, F Aug 14

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    I read something sad today from a friend who is now in a similar situation as i was this time last year and my heart goes out to her. As it was a time when i myself felt so very...
    lilreddress lilreddress 36-40, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    I think we both know I'm a mess So very lost, so very clueless. I dwell upon the past. I dwell upon the tiniest of things Searching for faults For reasons that you will leave I...
    NeverForgeIt NeverForgeIt 16-17, F 2 Responses Aug 12

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    Its just one of those things I can't help doing. I do it over the smallest things and end up worrying about so much I end up making myself extremely anxious and quite often very...
    lexlugor lexlugor 36-40 2 Responses Aug 12

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    I sometimes feel I grew up without a father. And I sometimes think I would've been better off without one. Growing up, I could never understand the 'daddy's little girl concept...
    JacqtheRipper JacqtheRipper 22-25, F Aug 13

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    I'm not trying to find a perfect man yet somehow the thought of being close to any- in reality- freaks me out. I have over the years developed this terrible pattern where somehow...
    lonelygirl10 lonelygirl10 18-21, F Aug 25

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    ...It is easier to fake happiness than it is to feel it. For years I have dedicated myself to upholding the narrative expected of me: feminine girl, smart student, bubbly and sweet...
    learningtoheal learningtoheal 18-21, F Aug 25

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    I'm not looking for attention, I'm just trying to vent out my emotions I've been bottling up. But to get to the point, I'm a happy go lucky dude that loves to put a smile on...
    NigNog96 NigNog96 16-17, M 6 days ago

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    I'm not looking for attention, I'm just trying to vent out my emotions I've been bottling up. But to get to the point, I'm a happy go lucky dude that loves to put a smile on...
    NigNog96 NigNog96 16-17, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I suffered with irregular and painful periods most of my life. Early 2006 I stopped taking oral contraceptives after about 10 years. I was concerned about going irregular again but...
    Mysolegia Mysolegia 36-40, F Aug 5

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    I have starved myself before for a few months and don't really know how i'll ever over come it or forget about it.
    SydA1234 SydA1234 13-15, F Aug 12

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    At this point I have battled living with a crack head father, I have achieved my goals academically, I am making my dream of being a surgeon a reality, I have contemplated suicide...
    sikandtired93 sikandtired93 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 17

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    I'm so scared, I just want my normal life back soooo bad. I'm 21 years old, and this all started to get really bad when I was about 17. I have an obsession with hair on my face and...
    sma1321 sma1321 18-21, F Aug 22

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    Hey everyone I'm sorry to be all depressing like but i just really need to get this off my chest 😔 Most days are really hard for me anyways (long story lol -_-*) but today was...
    Prettygirl345 Prettygirl345 16-17, T a week ago

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    I can't take it anymore. I have just broken down in tears whilst getting ready to go out for the first time in months. I have isolated myself from my friends for so long and barely...
    diectoke diectoke 18-21, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Ok so I just had my Wisdom teeth out like 2 days ago and I don't know if it is because of the sedation I was under or just the general stress of having something major like that...
    KJVgirl92 KJVgirl92 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 4

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    Trigger Warning I like carving words because to me it hurts more. I am not making random slashes across my legs. It's a different kind of pain that I have found myself become...
    DontCallMeSunshine DontCallMeSunshine 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 7

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    I want to go to sleep and for once the last thing on my mind wouldn't be "I'm not waking up from this one" How could I have let myself get this bad
    kikoKatt kikoKatt 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 9

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    I have lost myself completely in this relationship. I want to be happy, and outgoing like I was before I met you. You took away my friends and family from me, and now I feel like...
    cbaremans cbaremans 16-17, F 4 Responses a week ago

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    I had a dream a weird one lol Im looking for a ghost but she lives under the sea in a hotel like house thats under the sea.. I dunno how to get there so i asked someone for help...
    Chiscuit Chiscuit 26-30, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    sure i admir inner beauty but i cant say a lie. sure for first talk, i should be affected by at least face beauty. maybe it makes all people move on. and than sure inner beauty...
    berealistic811 berealistic811 26-30, M 22 hrs ago

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