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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 22-25, F 3 Responses Nov 8, 2010

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    I'm too nice and too damaged. I've alway take care of other people before myself. I realize that I'm a people pleasing and its a method of survival that I learned as a child but...
    newasexy newasexy 26-30, F Nov 3

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    My new gym is smaller than the one I used to go to over in Clapham, more intimate. The weights room isn't as large, and you don't get big guys in there pumping lots of iron. It has...
    Skjeggstad Skjeggstad 22-25, F 2 Responses Nov 2

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    Its a bit annoying when I come on here genuinely looking for a bit of advice and some sad person has to make a comment about my boyfriend or my relationship. 1) I am 17. Not 7. I...
    abimcc abimcc 16-17, F 8 hrs ago

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    I let's start by saying that I have my own set of beliefs and standards and as I outline some things I believe you will be either very much in agreement, or very much against what...
    tcennoC tcennoC 51-55, M Nov 2

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    I need so much help to end this. I am so weak and I know that hes not treating me like I deserve. Almost 7years and taking me for granted. How are you ending this and what is...
    blue963 blue963 51-55, F 2 Responses 6 hrs ago

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    One of the most stressful things in my life is time constraints. Time is a strange concept. One I have struggled to grasp for much of my life. Thinking about this today. Going...
    colorstone colorstone 31-35, M 1 Response Oct 30

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    Active or Passive what’s For You? What do active investors do? Active investors believe that markets are “inefficient”. They believe that at any point in time, there are...
    gerlambert23 gerlambert23 26-30, M Nov 17

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    I love strong independent women. I have always had serious relationships with brilliant women. Many have or gone onto having powerful careers and fulfilling lives. There is...
    kwarner kwarner 31-35, M 1 Response Nov 6

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    I just dislocated my knee about a month ago. so I haven't been able to walk well or do anything on my own in a while. it gets very frustrating because I'm very independent. so me...
    neesieluv neesieluv 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 9

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    I've taken a few art classes but I've hated every one of them. I hate being told what to draw and how to draw it .-. I'm more of an independent learner I guess
    KuroKitsune KuroKitsune 13-15, F 3 Responses Nov 18

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    I'm depressed and today was one of those days when I just couldn't overcome it. I had a really disturbing dream last night and when I woke up this morning I couldn't get the image...
    LorelaiSky LorelaiSky 26-30, F 1 Response Oct 28

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    I was just a child when I first started getting fat. One day my mother saw me with my shirt off and looked with disgust at my protruding belly. She said "Have you put on weight...
    iamflabby iamflabby 16-17, M 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    I am me. I have my off days when I'd sooner curl up under the duvet never to be seen again! But otherwise. I'm independent of anybody can come and go as I like. And confident...
    picklebobble picklebobble 46-50, M 1 Response Nov 6

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    "Big is beautiful!" Yeah right. I don't know who started that campaign and when, it was probably a fat person who was trying to make other fat people feel better about themselves...
    FindItKeepItLoveIt FindItKeepItLoveIt 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 12

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    I have been working out for a whole month and I'm already getting results. My stomach is more toned and my *** is lifted more because of squats. I don't go to the gym so I do...
    teresastarr teresastarr 18-21, F 7 Responses Nov 5

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    BokwaI have worked out at the gym for years....up to 6 plus hours per week. Unfortunately, the last 3 gyms I have belonged to have closed within the past 2 years. My current gym...
    akindheart akindheart 56-60, F 5 Responses Nov 5

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    I hate listening to anyone lie... But it happens. I was laying her tanning and for some reason I was thinking about my past. Ok girls... and guys, here are some tips for you and...
    W0lfhunter W0lfhunter 41-45, M 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    I'll tell you, there are few things I love more on this earth than working from home. I kind of fell into the work-at-home model while in another career field, but now that I'm...
    amorousvoyager amorousvoyager 46-50, M 1 Response Nov 2

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    I don't think we realise how precious time is until it is too late. I think most of us get so caught up in day to day life, just spending our days working and evenings just...
    robbie39 robbie39 36-40, M Nov 2

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    My younger days were happy days.. I did not care about the world and was just your avverage kid. It had friends and a girlfriend now and then. When i was little i always said i...
    lifeaintshit lifeaintshit 18-21, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I will start a fresh start as will focus on what i have more than what i don't have. I stayed long wishing and thinking that i can make any difference in this world.But most of the...
    Egyptianguy34 Egyptianguy34 31-35, M Oct 29

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    Always working...trying to be more tolerant, more patient...trying to better my body...mind...spirit. It helps me deal with those in my life who are not so much patient, tolerant...
    sunnygrlamy sunnygrlamy 36-40, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Tea Time. I am focusing on my internal emotions and thoughts today. The psychology of this realization of my desire to be a submissive are so confusing. Now that I have this...
    lunaLuna30 lunaLuna30 26-30, F 1 Response Nov 5

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    Everybody knows that life is so short...in between birth and death,we do many things.In this things,The most common one is thinking about others..example..he has got good house,car...
    vithun vithun 18-21, M Nov 6

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    I used to be part of a close group of three girls who did everything together, shared in new experiences and held together through the good, bad and the ugly. Now that I am in my...
    kayannie kayannie 22-25, F 4 Responses Nov 15

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    Ever since I was a young girl I can recall being a worrier (Yes you read that right...although I was a Warrior one year for halloween lol) It has always been this way for me. I...
    Refugeblue83 Refugeblue83 31-35, F 2 Responses Nov 18

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    I love going to the gym and lifting weights. it is my church, my form of therapy. it truly is one of the few places that I can take refuge from my own mind. feeling the burn, the...
    exiled11 exiled11 31-35, M 4 Responses 5 days ago

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    I'm a young male adult and, I've been chosen by God to preach his word. So I am trying my hardest to better myself. So that people may look at me and see his grace instead of my...
    BubbaSasquatch BubbaSasquatch 18-21, M 3 days ago

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    Since I was little I have had the fear of being alone. I have watched throughout the years people grow and move apart from people. I have watched relationships become torn and...
    searchingfar searchingfar 22-25, F 3 days ago

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    I lately have thought about being watched while I **********, I am not sure why this idea excites me so but I am looking for a woman above 40 to do so with me discreetly if there...
    Arch05 Arch05 41-45, M 4 hrs ago

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    I am sure there are many people who are going to read this and laugh or feel sorry for me. Well I wanted to see what other people share with experiences that only "Sales Industry...
    Melizien Melizien 26-30, F Oct 29

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    I am not a victim...everyone's circumstances are both self-dictated and the result of other people's words or actions. I have been "alone" for about three years now after the end...
    AntiquitusBlue AntiquitusBlue 41-45, M 1 Response Nov 15

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    im in a funny position, i you use to go out with friends and within the last few years i havnt seen them because of my ocd. I moved some years ago and the distance has made it...
    reflectivemind reflectivemind 70+, M 1 Response Oct 28

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    As far as I can think back I have always been underestimated & look down upon. Many kids tease me & I was always the outcast of any group including my church. It was rare if I was...
    DaCreativeChild DaCreativeChild 22-25, F Nov 7

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    I’ve been working as in-charge director in somewhere, and it was not easy to be the first and the most successful member there. Now, I’m searching for a better place or just...
    Modyf Modyf 26-30, M 1 Response a week ago

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    I’ve been working as in-charge director in somewhere, and it was not easy to be the first and the most successful member there. Now, I’m searching for a better place or just...
    Modyf Modyf 26-30, M a week ago

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    A workout and being a bit artsy lol
    mattywheels25 mattywheels25 26-30, M 2 days ago

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    Work with a kind of safety shoes is not just good for the workers but for company suppliers as well as it protects them from lawsuits. The regulation of a company should be...
    sara052807 sara052807 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 4

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    Been there 4 times this week , am almost 50 years. body is in good shape and firm and hard am stronger than most women. Training very hard very intensive and much is not like...
    whitebow whitebow 46-50, F 4 Responses Nov 6

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    I wasn't able to post yesterday since I ran out of time. I really wasn't wanting to work out due to aching muscles, and I really was crunched for time, but I didn't let myself off...
    SupernovaxxGirl SupernovaxxGirl 26-30, F 3 Responses Nov 20

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    I would like to become more - supportive - of people. It's one of the things I've started to almost 'study' in people's interactions. I grew up in a family that was fine...
    elevating elevating 36-40, F 3 days ago

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    I loved when I got to do activities for the day it was my favourite. I used to set up a sensory room which was dark and it had fibre lamps and twinkly lighting so it all looked...
    AngelofPink AngelofPink 18-21, F 3 Responses Oct 30

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    I have screwed up so much over time and even recently, I still screw things up just for the sake of me being me. I don't actually try to sabotage my life and turn others upside...
    CinimonGypsy CinimonGypsy 41-45 1 Response Oct 30

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    I'm not able to recieve love from other people. I always think they're lying when they say they love me. Like my boyfriend of 2 years, he says he loves me and he wants to be with...
    pollo3 pollo3 16-17, F 4 Responses Nov 3

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