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I Am Working On Being More Independent

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    I am working to finally distance myself from my parents, college otta do the the trick, I hope
    CrazyHippieChick CrazyHippieChick 70+, F 4 Responses Nov 8, 2010

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    some men think because you are women 'oh you can't do this'. by being independent it means we can do the same things as them and prove them wromg
    sonalichaggar2003 sonalichaggar2003 13-15, F Mar 15

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    I always thought of myself as an independent woman, until I was changing out the shower head and had to ask for his help because I couldn't get a grip on the wrench...independence...
    jbm1984 jbm1984 31-35, F 2 Responses Mar 14

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    I have someone in my life who I wish would stop being annoying & start being (more like) pizza
    cashetty69 cashetty69 51-55, M Mar 15

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    Apparently, my lack of social skills annoys my class teacher more than it exasperates me or anyone of my friends or family! I'm a extraverted introvert though I tend to appear a...
    EvanescentIridescent EvanescentIridescent 16-17, F 29 mins ago

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    This generation is so very mean and different than ours was. I have two teen girls that are good kids. They mostly have good friends but sometimes I'll hear something and try to...
    Jennerrous Jennerrous 36-40, F 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    I married a man about 6 months ago with three children ages 8, 13 and 15. I am a childless 35 year old who had wanted to have kids of my own until my experience with these children...
    chichimom chichimom 31-35, F 6 Responses Mar 9

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    My psychologist and me get along, but he's extremely judgemental and really gets on my nerves at times and is seriously such an a**hole. The other day, I told him about me wanting...
    MegaManZero97 MegaManZero97 16-17, M 1 Response Mar 22

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    Or how to put it. Some people will have a certain, something.. Meaning to me. They need not force inspiration and much advice upon me, id just want to do better all by myself, do...
    mirkwood86 mirkwood86 26-30, M Mar 12

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    I have been a TI for about 3 1/2-4 years, and that's only how long that I actually know of. I've read multiple stories/comments, etc. I have had pretty much ALL the same things...
    quaesita1979 quaesita1979 31-35, F 3 Responses a week ago

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    Just moved 2 sofas outside and 2 more from one end of the house to another on my own. Hard to describe why I take pleasure is such simple things. Something about moving furniture...
    R0GUE R0GUE 31-35, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    I am an independent girl, educated smart and very stick in nature, i liketo meet people who are obedient in nature i want them to please me from every where. its a BDSM service...
    SARAJESWAL SARAJESWAL 22-25, F Mar 9

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    I was talking to my ex the other day and it is clear that we see the world from entirely different perspectives. When you are young, you fall in love because of what you feel for...
    AnnUrban AnnUrban 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 10

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    I have been picking here and there article that our young teenage community may benefit from. The below was chosen fom an article of the gay Advocate magazine, if you are specially...
    Iamaboytoo Iamaboytoo 31-35, M Mar 13

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    I feel like I'm the loser between the 2. idk whether I try too hard to make the guy like me or I just am. it the likeable type. Or maybe a combination of both. I am a likeable...
    khushali11 khushali11 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 16

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    And I don't know why. My coworker has been ignoring me for about a couple of weeks now for no apparent reason. We were never real friends but we used to be friendly at work and now...
    SpilledSecrets SpilledSecrets 22-25, F Mar 9

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    I went to Delhi in the first week of Jan. I did not want to go because I knew in my absence some mischief will be done to my house. For example, some chip will be inserted in some...
    aproudwoman aproudwoman 46-50, F Mar 4

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    I haven't really been working out much. It's sporadic. I used to do so much with Brit around, motivating me, pushing me to do better, to be better, to hope. But... Now that she's...
    thehonestgentleman thehonestgentleman 18-21, M Mar 7

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    I like: ghost stories, beach, sun, history, old buildings, traveling, all types of food, sushi is my favorite, animals, dogs, Australian Shepherds, meeting new people, talking to...
    Anonymouscoast Anonymouscoast 22-25 Mar 9

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    I'm divorced & now live alone because my sons are in the military. I'm so sad that my sons are grown & we all don't live together & laugh like we used to. I'm proud of my sons but...
    Bluetangerine Bluetangerine 46-50, F 1 Response a week ago

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    https://youtu.be/pqI9aDbLlWk Mommy is a hard-hitting tour of emotion that deals with the hardships of raising a child with ADHD, dysfunctional dynamics, domestic conflict, loss...
    PessimisticPenguin PessimisticPenguin 31-35, M 16 hrs ago

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    In 1991, I joined an institute to pursue my Ph D. At that I was an innocent, somewhat anxious, enthusiastic, hardworking and very honest youth. I was not street smart. But I only...
    aproudwoman aproudwoman 46-50, F 1 Response Mar 4

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    There is me. There is you. There are others. There is no, and never will be, a "we" or "us." I can love people more than myself but love will never keep me from isolating myself to...
    rosesandcharlie rosesandcharlie 13-15, F Mar 17

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    So like there was a period of my life where I was like in good shape... Looked good and felt good about my body. The catch is I was in shape because I had seen a pic of myself and...
    Sezom Sezom 36-40, M Mar 9

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    I really love being a preschool teacher. I run a half day preschool program and it's so full filling. The only draw back is no adult interaction! I miss working with adults. Lol.
    recycledknowledge recycledknowledge 41-45, F Mar 5

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    I need people to tell me that I'm not being stupid. I am a second wife to be,he is 46 I am 18(I know). I am quite educated,come from a hard working background and have so much life...
    celinamars123 celinamars123 18-21, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    I'm studying in a college, 3rd year,working for almost 4 years, I am working in a famous fast food here in my country... I live in a province,now,I live by myself in a city...
    tortul15 tortul15 18-21, F Mar 18

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    Okay I hear some of you laughing already, so I will hit you with some science and a video just to pause that giggle. The elite in society adopt it, the highest leaders from...
    Soroe Soroe 36-40, M 2 Responses Mar 5

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    i think about my boyfriend all of the time. i wish i could stop sometimes. i've always had anxious thoughts but i've been working on it and i thought i was getting better... until...
    daydreamer27 daydreamer27 16-17, F Mar 3

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    My 2015 goal involves bettering myself in ever way. eat healthier, be more financially stable, be happier and more social
    betterthanbono betterthanbono 22-25, M 2 Responses Mar 5

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    My prayer and dream is to be a Contemporary Christian Music artist because I feel God is calling me to do that. I've been and still am inspired by many CCM artists and bands such...
    Butterflygirl8 Butterflygirl8 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 5

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    Last Tuesday I was written up. The paper I signed said that I would get sent home whenever I came in late. Driving to work, I realized I would be late (I punched in at 7:01) and I...
    Myzery Myzery 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 10

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    As I get older I'm learning more and more to be myself.... I don't only live to please others, to take care of others, to make everyone else happy....Sometimes I have to be a...
    y2kalmeida y2kalmeida 31-35, F 2 Responses Mar 11

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    After having my cowboy boots on all day I like the feeling to kick them off and cool my feet down, nothing beats that feeling of accomplishing something like getting a deer, fixing...
    Zoekosmopoulos Zoekosmopoulos 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 12

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    The only guy I want is always working, and it really sucks I can't see him. I feel so alone without him.
    Hailey7685 Hailey7685 13-15, F Mar 12

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    One thing that always really troubles me is where I feel people are following me from site to site as if I'm some kind of authority or spiritual leader, checking out all my posts...
    Joanne0chan Joanne0chan 31-35, F Mar 14

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    Did my first session with a personal trainer today. It's definitely a lot more hardcore than doing it by myself. No room to slack off when you've got someone pushing you to keep...
    mattywheels25 mattywheels25 26-30, M Mar 16

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    Letting go takes Love. To let go does not mean to stop caring, it means I can not do it for someone else. To let go is not to cut myself off, it is the realization that I can not...
    Changeling79 Changeling79 36-40, F 4 Responses Mar 21

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    I wish people would stop labeling being single the worst thing in the world. There are a lot of things that are way more worse than being single. A lot of people are not mentally...
    Peridot22 Peridot22 22-25, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Had no sleep last night and working tonight just great
    Kelloggz90 Kelloggz90 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 3

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