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I Am Very Fortunate

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    Very Lucky

    I have a job I enjoy, a nice place to sleep, three meals a day, time to exercise and learn a martial art, time to write, and some spare money in the bank.  I think I'm very lucky to be able to do all of that. 
    Seraph1m Seraph1m 26-30, M 1 Response Oct 24, 2007

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    I Am Fortunate

     Why am I fortunate? I'm privileged, I've grown up quite comfortably, and the spells of poverty my family went through were never too unbearable. We've always had an upbeat pace and have always found ways of cheering ourselves up. I am fortunate because I have not...
    LittleMonroe LittleMonroe 18-21, F Jan 17, 2010

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    I Guess I Am

    I was robbed a few days ago. Some guys on the street grabbed me and we struggled over possession of my phone. I let go and backed off as soon as I felt a knife in his right hand (or atleast it felt like a knife, I will never know). Some guy pulled up so they fled. And it made me...
    DGSteele DGSteele 22-25, M 1 Response Oct 19, 2013

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    I have a friend... CP.

    ... a very nice friend... he is very sweet with me.. and I do have a lot of fun with him... my ex found out about him the other day.. and it was dicey for a bit.. he said that he knows I have now "been" with another.... but he does not want to know anything else... Booooo...
    WendyBlabs WendyBlabs 36-40, F 1 Response Aug 2

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    When negativity or hardship comes to my life I

    like to reflect on the positive things that surround me. Today is a good day. Lots of sunshine, bicycle ride, friendship and listening to the sounds of nature.
    breathingeasy breathingeasy 41-45, M 1 Response May 4

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    Life gets busy and my priorities wander

    and I find that I cannot do all that I wish, but even so I have been blessed with wonderful friends and a beautiful best friend who challenge me without deserting me. I am very fortunate and I will always admire my bestest friend. Beauty, new and radiant, draws attention and...
    Trackcoachred Trackcoachred 51-55, M 1 Response Jan 13

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    For Being Me

    I am from pretty poor family and me and my mum and my 3 brothers and sister are classed as Homeless and we are living in temporary accommodation. We have our materialistic things to keep us 'in with the crowd' and not feel so poor but we have knitted together really well in the...
    SammyCymru SammyCymru 22-25, F 6 Responses Apr 3, 2009

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    All I Have

    I am thankful for my good fortune. I am in full use of all my senses and all my body parts. I am able to think and speak. A wealth of riches within my own existence - how lucky am I ? - even luckier still to know how lucky I am. 
    RavenLee RavenLee 46-50, F Sep 21, 2008

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    I keep on reading here stories about break ups,

    sexless marriages, depression, self- harm,etc. I may not have a perfect life but I am happy the way it is: I enjoy my sexual life, I enjoy my friends ( and EP friends too), my job, my travels, my family. I am always exploring my limits, and most of the time with rewards. I am...
    breathingeasy breathingeasy 41-45, M 3 Responses Feb 22

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    I'm A Very Lucky Woman

    - I have a fairly close knit extended family, all of whom I love dearly! All my cousins, aunts and uncles. Also including my immediate family as well. - My amazingly wonderful friends whom I can count on when the going gets tough. - being an American, for the most part, is a...
    wack1985 wack1985 26-30, F Nov 7, 2009

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    I Am Loved By a Wonderful Man

    I AM IN A GREAT RELATIONSHIP WITH A WONDERFUL GUY THAT I MET AND STARTED A SPECTACULAR FRIENDSHIP WITH. HE IS MY BEST FRIEND. HE IS MY CONFIDANT. HE IS MY COUNSELOR. HE IS MY SUNSHINE. HE IS LOVE. HE IS MINE. I LOVE HIM.
    fukkboii fukkboii 36-40, F 1 Response Jun 18, 2009

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    My Best Friend

    My best friend is my husband.  I am so fortunate to have him in my life.  Ya see this man has stuck by me through SO MUCH.  We've been together for 7 yrs.  Married going on 6 and for the first 5 I really put him through hell.   I have a lot of abuse...
    BlackWolfEternal BlackWolfEternal 41-45, F 2 Responses May 6, 2008

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    Truly Fortunate

    I have food, shelter, clothes, someone who loves me, a healthy mind, plenty of opportunities if my willing to work and most important my health is pretty good. I am very fortunate since majority of the world rarely as 2 of those things much less all of them. 
    Zoftig689 Zoftig689 22-25, F Jun 13, 2009

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    For Everything

    I know the times that I don't seem to appreciate what I have outweigh the times that I really do and absorb my fortune, but I really am and I need to take more notice of this.  My parents, my horse, my dog, my truck, my personality, my skills, qualities, faults and flaws...
    filthydieseltech filthydieseltech 22-25, F Jun 18, 2009

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    I Am One Incredibly Lucky Fellow!

    I came to Experience Project by accident but decided to stay and look around. It was interesting. Lots of odd stories and plenty of absurd claims but there were also some very sensitive and well written works. I told my own story about my wife passing and the deep love I felt...
    ken360 ken360 51-55, M 5 Responses Aug 21, 2013

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    This weekend has been good.

    Not only I am healthy, I enjoy my job; but also I have been able to explore new things. I am so fortunate to have my EP friends. Each one of you make me feel special. Everyone in a different way. Some of you share my love for coffee. Some others remind me how beautiful life is...
    breathingeasy breathingeasy 41-45, M Apr 12

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    Someone Else

    Think about someone else for once. I've thought about how fortunate I am. I've thought about it before. ...but never like I did just then.. Someone else is unfortunate. They don't ever feel like smiling. They were born to be a social outcast. Someone else is so hungry that...
    Pretzel Pretzel 18-21, F 3 Responses Mar 7, 2008

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    I Accept That I'm Not At Peace

    There are things in my life that I could do to make it all sunshine and rainbows, but I'm holding fast to neutrality at the moment I trust where my feelings come from, and trust that I can change them if willing to endure a little pain. Not everything is comfortable, but there...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Apr 30, 2012

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    Yes, I Am

    Because I'm living. because i get to see the sun rise, the rain fall, the wind blow on my face. because i'm still standing strong. because i have faith and hope. because i believe that the bad times will pass and sooner or later, i am gonna get better. because i have you guys...
    mistyeyedlass mistyeyedlass 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 21, 2009

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    Great Life

    In spite of my ups and downs I have to say,I have led a charmed life. I have the most understanding,accepting and loving husband. I have a daughter more wonderful than I ever dreamed of. I have health problems but I still have the use of my limbs,my mind and they are not...
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses Jun 18, 2009

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    I'm Blessed...

    Some days, I think that I'm having it really bad. Then I turn around and see someone who is really having it bad. I'm thankful that God has blessed me to awake this morning. It's the little things that I'm blessed with that I cherish so much. I have my ups and downs, but I...
    Caprisun Caprisun 31-35, F Jun 17, 2009

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    "I Am Very Fortunate"

        I am because the night of my tragic accident I shouted out 3 x for GOD to let me die. He did not give in to my requests.  He has been by my side more now than ever. I am a double upper extremity amputee. I do not let this hold me back. I actually feel...
    cjpsf5 cjpsf5 41-45, M 5 Responses Apr 7, 2009

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    I sorta mentioned that there was something bothering me that I needed to tell him. He said no matter what it is he'll always be here for me. He'd even go to the doctor...
    HigherCalling HigherCalling 22-25, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Its not long to the big day, and there is always something about this time of year that makes me tingle with excitement. Is it the tree, with the Angel on the top, with the...
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    So I'm sitting watching a programme about families, mostly single parent families, living in poverty. Its told through the eyes of the children and its so sad tears are streaming...
    40startingagain 40startingagain 36-40, F 2 Responses Nov 26

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    Hi everyone, I'm just so brokenhearted over a man that lead me on for months, made me believe he had deep feelings for me then changed his mind. Here's the story. I'm 49 and he's...
    Frangipani15 Frangipani15 46-50, F Nov 29

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    Hi everyone. :) I read a post on here where the person wrote a little about each of their good friends from EP and I loved it. So I wanted to do the same. :) First of all I want...
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    I was very fortunate to have an adoptive mother. My birth mother never married my dad. He got married to someone else when I wasn't even born yet. He had two other kids with a...
    SKDel SKDel 26-30, F 4 Responses Dec 11

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    Yes I do very much so - Not only had we thought about ..but we have adopted too. Granted it was something we had to think about for sometime, as adoption involves not just...
    Mmmcherries Mmmcherries 46-50, F 4 Responses a week ago

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    paulie138 paulie138 66-70, M Nov 20

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    It is time for me to accept that Barbara is gone. I have resisted doing so. Now it is time to grieve. Barbara was dealt a tough hand, and played it well. She never asked for more...
    RandomUniverse RandomUniverse 61-65, M 7 Responses Nov 20

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    i am a Mexican American but i LOVE white girls and Asian girls i love them way more than Mexican American girls. i guess like they say, opposites attract, its true. i have brown...
    LightSparks LightSparks 26-30, M 4 Responses Nov 20

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    November eleven, 2014ayshaclark Effectively I attempted my hand at extra traditional boudoir another working day And that i discover I actually donR17;t have an eye for it, just...
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    I had a difficult time accepting that I had been abused as a child. Part of the reason for that is because growing up in that environment one tends to normalize what happened...
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    So Many Shades of Gray - in a world that demands black and white. I spent most of the first 30 years of my life totally confused about my gender and sexual preference. I was...
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    I find it disrespectful when I hear people complain about too much work. Where I come from, all my family when talking about too much work they don't complain they say "fortunately...
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    The year was 1977. I had only been in this long distance relationship with this absolutely beautiful young lady for a few months but sometimes you just know. One day sent her a...
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    My parents and brother flew in for Thanksgiving. It's the first time we've all been back together since my accident two years ago. At the airport, my father looked disappointed...
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