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I Am Thankful For What I Have

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    Thankiesgiving Thank Yous - I guess this is just to remind myself what I am thankful and grateful for. Even though what I have right now is very few. It's enough for me i guess...
    tenshilove tenshilove 18-21, F Nov 27, 2013

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    Blessed To Have So Much In My Life - I am so luckyTo have grown up in a loving familyTo have found a lifelong partnerTo be in a loving mariage of 30+ yearsTo have given birth to 2...
    Bellile Bellile 46-50, F 3 Responses Sep 12, 2012

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    From Grandmother To Granddaughter - I got this on a birthday a long time ago in my 20s and wanted to keep it for its beauty in the message. :) Granddaughter Nobody can give to the...
    blossomingbeauti blossomingbeauti 36-40, F Jan 18, 2012

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    Reaaaalllly thankful, thank you everyone x
    HarryEStyles HarryEStyles 18-21, M Mar 30

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    Every Single Day .... - I say thanks for what I have. To many - I have a GREAT life!!  Sometimes, I think a few things here and there could be tweaked (to...
    MizzBlue72 MizzBlue72 36-40, F 7 Responses Jun 5, 2009

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    Staying Positive Through The Pain - I am going through a divorce, and painful as it is, I still manage to wake up everyday feeling grateful. I think this experience has taught me...
    sfgiants78 sfgiants78 31-35, F 2 Responses May 30, 2011

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    God Has Been Good. -  In spite of giving everything we had together to 4 wives through divorce, I'm still blessed and comfortable.  Also, most of them are still friends...
    dorobo dorobo 70+, M Oct 20, 2008

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    It's Ok To Have... -   ... what you want, but more important to want what you have.
    gladiate gladiate 51-55, M Nov 17, 2009

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    What I Am Thankful For - I am thankful for a lot. I'm alive. I'm a survivor. I can breathe. I can move. I can talk. I can see. I can look around. I can smell. I can taste. I can...
    blossomingbeauti blossomingbeauti 36-40, F 1 Response Nov 24, 2011

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    I Looked Across The Table At Your Faces And Saw My Own Today was golden. I pick my Mother up at the dementia home regularly and take her out for a drive and a meal. Today my...
    Kathieredart Kathieredart 56-60, F 9 Responses Mar 14

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    Thankfulness Is a Good Thing! - No matter how I feel on any given day or time, I am VERY VERY THANKFUL for what I do have!! Everyday on my way home from work, I see people that...
    PeedeeDog PeedeeDog 12919 1 Response Aug 20, 2008

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    Yes I Am! - I am thankful for my case worker who is helping me through doctor visits and in finding how to get better. I am thankful for my husband for be there for me no matter...
    FellidayaFiresong FellidayaFiresong 31-35, F Aug 5, 2013

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    Each And Every Day - I live life day by day and I am very very thankful for what I have today and who I am every day
    Josie06 Josie06 56-60, F Jul 14, 2010

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    I Am Thankful For A Lot Of My Things - But at the same time, I need a little more than what I have. I need more than what I'm getting out of life. While I do appreciate and love...
    deadmoon deadmoon 18-21, F 1 Response May 4, 2012

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    From Stepfather To Daughter - I got this card a long time ago in my 20s for my birthday and I just kept the card for its beauty in the message and am sharing it here. :) Today is...
    blossomingbeauti blossomingbeauti 36-40, F 1 Response Jan 18, 2012

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    Simplicities - Each day, I am thankful for nights that turn into mornings, friends that turn into family, dreams that turn into reality, and likes that turn into love. - I got...
    blossomingbeauti blossomingbeauti 36-40, F 1 Response Jan 18, 2012

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    From Mother To Daughter - I got this a long time ago for a birthday in my 20s and kept it for the beauty in its message. :) For a special daughter with so much love today and...
    blossomingbeauti blossomingbeauti 36-40, F Jan 18, 2012

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    I guess I could come on here and complain about all the things gone wrong in my life but sometimes I feel like i have no right doing so when there are people in this world that...
    kae77 kae77 36-40, F 1 Response Mar 30

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    I guess I could come on here and complain about all the things gone wrong in my life but sometimes I feel like i have no right doing so when there are people in this world that...
    kae77 kae77 36-40, F Mar 30

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    From Father To Daughter - I got this in a birthday card from my 20s that I saved for the beauty of its message and I just wanted to share it here. :) For a wonderful daughter You...
    blossomingbeauti blossomingbeauti 36-40, F Jan 18, 2012

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    All of the Little, Simple Things. - And it isn't a whole lot, either.  But, you know, I think it's a lot more than many people do have, so I'm looking at the glass as being...
    UnderEli UnderEli 41-45, M 4 Responses Jun 13, 2009

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    From Stepgrandmother To Granddaughter - I got this card from my stepdad's mom a long time ago in my 20s and kept it because of its beauty in the message. :) It's your birthday...
    blossomingbeauti blossomingbeauti 36-40, F Jan 18, 2012

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    As I have written about previously, my life here is complicated, trapped in a marriage with a man who is mentally unstable and unable to leave at the moment. I have been on this...
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    I'm putting this message out to the universe, because I've been frustrated all of my life, because I never asked for what I wanted most. I want female friends in my life. And I...
    KatieTreat KatieTreat 51-55, T Mar 31

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    I always fight for what I believe in because there is a goal that everyone has and it has to be achieved someday... I won't stop until I get there!!!
    ZebraPerfect01 ZebraPerfect01 13-15, F Mar 28

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    I hate fighting. I really despise any drama in my life at all. It stresses me out and makes me cry, but I will always fight for what I love. I would fight to the death for the...
    couldbeheaven couldbeheaven 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 29

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    I am introvert and shy by nature. I avoid confrontations. I have always been uncomfortable to fight or argue unnecessarily. I love too much and that's what I enjoy doing. I am very...
    Susana1985 Susana1985 26-30, F 3 Responses Mar 29

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    If you don't fight for what you believe In then you never really believed in it. Just joined the bandwagon because you thought it would look good. That's my personal thought for...
    kxCobra kxCobra 18-21, F Mar 29

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    People have definitely forgotten what love is. Either that or people just haven't figured it out yet even after all these years. Love is not killing, love is not giving up on a...
    gardengirl17 gardengirl17 18-21, F a week ago

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    I should say some. Well no even though I don't always get along with my mom yea I still am very thankful to have her in my life. Because I don't know where I'd be without her. But...
    Stormymusic599 Stormymusic599 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 26

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    my babe , shes my everything, whenever she needs to go i missed her , but when shes around shes giving me her best effort. i know were not perfect people, but i can say everything...
    jandj18 jandj18 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 4

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    Thank you to everyone who has been friendly with me here, and thank you especially to those who respect my boundaries too. Online communication is somewhat limited, because you...
    Buckley4U Buckley4U 36-40, F Apr 6

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    I am glad I found EP because I've met someone I want to be with for a very, very long time.
    Maxy112123235 Maxy112123235 16-17, M 1 Response Apr 1

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    This site has made me realize that we are all connected and we all share one thing: life. Thank you all for being so kind and generous with all the advice you have so selflessly...
    anonymously3737 anonymously3737 22-25, F Mar 22

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    I work in IT and my job rules my life too much. I'm required to be on call a lot and am so sick of it. I miss just having an 8 hour job and coming home and not worry about work...
    Cheeks2014 Cheeks2014 36-40, F 5 Responses Mar 25

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    Recently I have been interviewed in the leading network of the country and I am accepted as an intern! I arrived at the station at 2:00, even though my interview is scheduled at 4...
    huangzichen huangzichen 18-21, F Mar 28

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    So I've only worked for this company for about a month and a half if even that. I am a full time college student so my schedule does change some. Today marked the third day in the...
    Cbryant25100 Cbryant25100 18-21, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    So my ex wants to get together,cuz she says luvs me wants to be together,were talking abt the moved she did & on on she goes abt all about she wants,all I said I need some of my...
    torres54 torres54 51-55, F Mar 22

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    I never wanted to look back. I had to stack the deck against myself. I'm too scared of losing you to be involved with what I used to do. Please, let me break my cycle. I always...
    Alexdrunkunc Alexdrunkunc 18-21 Mar 28

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    I love God. And I'll defend what I believe. I'm His soldier, and I'm His daughter. I will keep what I know and love. I love my boyfriend. And I'll fight against school, work...
    ladypirate108 ladypirate108 18-21, F Apr 6

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    Please anon, don't make it any more difficult than it needs to be for me.
    Alexdrunkunc Alexdrunkunc 18-21 Mar 28

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    What you guys still don't get is that it IS best for us if I leave her alone for right now.
    Alexdrunkunc Alexdrunkunc 18-21 1 Response Mar 30

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    You aren't the first person I've sent myself to jail for, Kilig. You just happen to be the one that matters most to me.
    Alexdrunkunc Alexdrunkunc 18-21 Mar 30

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    I'll give up my life for her, no I won't back down. Not until I lie cold on the dry hard ground. Cause she gave me reason to even live and stand tall. Even if she don't really love...
    emilesfault emilesfault 16-17, M 1 Response Apr 7

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    My girlfriend of 3 years recently developed a crush on a co worker. She wants to rethink out commitment before we decide this will be forever. I want to give her the space and time...
    religiousd religiousd 36-40, M 2 Responses Apr 7

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    I am a very peaceful person. I try to consider Jesus' approach in everything I do because we are made in his and his fathers image and I want to start acting like it. I will fight...
    gardengirl17 gardengirl17 18-21, F 1 Response a week ago

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    Little did THEY know, that the only thing I really believed in was us. I never forget. We never forget. #ops
    Alexdrunkunc Alexdrunkunc 18-21 Mar 25

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    If we're finished, Kilig; it was decided by you. If you want our relationship to be over, it's been all about you from the very beginning. However, I'm not through with you. You...
    Alexdrunkunc Alexdrunkunc 18-21 Mar 31

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    I am picking up my ex's kids on Saturday to go to a movie and ice cream. I am going to pour my heart out to her in hopes that we can get back together. I miss her and the kids...
    domsdad domsdad 36-40, M 1 Response Apr 2

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    I used to be more vocal about it in public but I'm usually with my kid so I have to think of his safety. Now I'll just alert authorities of anything wrong. Once I saw a drunk man...
    xSCARx xSCARx 26-30, F 6 days ago