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I Am Working On Being Truely Alive

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    I'm just always trying to find the meaning in

    things.I have bouts of suicidal depression at time but it's always overcome by just the vivacious mess of being alive the feeling of hope movies and books and tv shows and just people really give me. I have this intense phobia of wasting my life away or looking back and feeling...
    rawanabanana rawanabanana 16-17, F Feb 11

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    Life Is .......

    Life is happening, love it.Life is love, feel it.Life is spirit, nurture it.Life is laughter, enjoy it.Life is happiness, strive for it.Life is opportunity, benefit from it.Life is beauty, admire it.Life is bliss, taste it.Life is a dream, realize it.Life is a challenge, meet it...
    Annikka Annikka 51-55, F 2 Responses Jun 21, 2012

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    I Am Working On...

    Finding a reason to smile.
    CrazyHippieChick CrazyHippieChick 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 5, 2011

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    First Step

    Yesterday was just an ordinary day. I did not dread it. It was around 7pm and I got on the bus and went shopping. The sky was filled with dark clouds and pieces of sunset. The air was moist and "beachy". I was calm and content buying groceries. I happen to look in the jewelry...
    LovelessDeluxe LovelessDeluxe 22-25 Sep 14, 2011

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    Alive

    These past 2 years I have felt so dead inside.  I do not know if it is the fear of getting older, what I gave with my family and have nothing in return or just the feeling of being let down, and used. But I have set some goals for myself this week and I am...
    tatteredwings tatteredwings 36-40 7 Responses Mar 29, 2009

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    Alive...

    I have been living a dream for the past two years. Doing what ever i could to block out the world. In other peoples eyes i was living, doing things they didn't dare. But truely living is feeling things, anything! I want to wake up and start living properly... I wan't to...
    Tool88 Tool88 18-21, F May 12, 2010

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    A workout and being a bit artsy lol
    mattywheels25 mattywheels25 26-30, M 5 hrs ago

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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 hate being yelled. But what's worse? Being yelled at by an obvious immature moron; or being talked to dangerously calm by someone civil and mature? When I'm being yelled at I...
    XxDorkyBoyxX XxDorkyBoyxX 18-21, M 21 mins ago

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    LIFE Life what is it. The Word as it self is pretty simple just a one sylable Word, simple. The truth is life its pretty simple, I mean most of mine has been a big fact stinking...
    CarolinaS1 CarolinaS1 16-17, F Nov 1

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    this is a painful relationship. it all started because my sister died in a car accident and my spouse was the last person she knew. he claims that while she was sick with a...
    LitamalianTherpo LitamalianTherpo 26-30, M Nov 8

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    this i would have to say is the most true for to be with out . to cuddle up next to a woman on a cold eveningor hold there hand walking into the store the touch running my fingers...
    james1972169 james1972169 41-45, M 2 days ago

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    I am past being sick and tired of religion and I so fed up with religion being used as an excuse of the violence and killing of Christian. You can take those Eastern Religions and...
    mississippiblondegal mississippiblondegal 36-40, F 2 Responses 4 hrs ago

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    For me, being naked plays a large role in feeling happy and really alive!
    xxxtop xxxtop 36-40, M 1 Response Oct 28

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    When I was a little kid, my dad was always in and out of my life. I was happy that he was in it and that he was with my mom....Untill he did things...he started pushing me around...
    Blank593 Blank593 18-21, M 1 Response Nov 7

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    *I wrote this while it was fresh on my mind about a week ago* Tonight about an hour ago I was walking home in the cool November air with my black hoodie on the same path I always...
    Modiwolfshit Modiwolfshit 41-45, M 2 Responses 9 hrs ago

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    I love the feeling of being shirtless. Feels SO good to have the breeze blow across my bare chest. Also, having the wind blow my chest hair tickles. Gives me a feeling of being...
    JamieSports JamieSports 41-45 Nov 1

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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 have friends, i really do. some of them i can relate to so well and others i just wanna punch half the time. but i can never be truthful with them. they only know half my story...
    LoveLessOne97 LoveLessOne97 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 9

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    Isn’t it supposed to be the people that love you and say how much they care for you support you? I know I’m pretty damn stupid as everyone keeps telling me but I’m smart...
    LoveLessOne97 LoveLessOne97 18-21, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    You live only once ! Seize the day! Time and Tide waits for none!....We have heard many quotes in life which emphasis on how one should try to live in the moment..but we...
    ThisIsMeYeah ThisIsMeYeah 18-21, F 5 Responses Oct 26

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    hi, upon reading some of the experiences for days here in EP i decided to share a bit of my life.. I met this man on-line, i decided to find someone on-line because there are lots...
    ShadesofWhite67 ShadesofWhite67 26-30, F 3 Responses Oct 29

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    I need to stay alive for the next 17 years at least. I have a 1 year old son. My husband gets acute short psychosis for 1-2 weeks when there is too much stress. For example some...
    LittleAnt LittleAnt 31-35, F Nov 10

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    Tekken bang up has said he's alive on assorted new projects, and that he hopes to bare two or three of them in 2014--but it's absurd that any of them will be Tekken 7. In an...
    fifacoinsarc fifacoinsarc 22-25, F Nov 16

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    I'm still alive. I'm still alive and well... No matter what knocks me down again, no matter ow tempting death may be, I'll live on. Now i have, even if it is the smallest...
    InfiniteMusic InfiniteMusic 13-15, M 8 hrs ago

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    I hate being blamed for something I never did. I will not put up with those lies. Do not accuse me of something I did not do. I will take everyone on in this matter. You need...
    mississippiblondegal mississippiblondegal 36-40, F 3 hrs ago

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    I absolutely hate being yelled by anyone and for any reason. I do not mind talking to others in a calm manner but not when others are enraged. .
    mississippiblondegal mississippiblondegal 36-40, F 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    The Idiot. ....I was talking to my friend the other day and he called me naive. He said I ought to be more careful and the world is dangerous place. I have known him for 10 years...
    wanderingfalcon wanderingfalcon 22-25, F 1 hr ago

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    I didn't become submissive over night, nor did I read a book and decide to "try" to become submissive...... I have always been submissive. Finding a Dom that knows how to...
    lalalagirl40 lalalagirl40 41-45, F 4 Responses 3 days ago

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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 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 3 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 1 day 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 18 hrs ago

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    When I was 12, my former stepdad attempted to rape me. I slept with a kitchen knife under my pillow, he tried molesting me in my sleep and threatened me so I won't tell anyone. I...
    akeginu akeginu 31-35, F 2 Responses Nov 1

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    To be honest I don't know why anyone is alive... What's the point in love and hate, jobs, money, sex, family, people. These things wouldn't exist without humans to experience them...
    spotofhope spotofhope 13-15, F Nov 4

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    I'm like in love with 2pac!!! He's bae! I seriously wish he was still alive cause I'd love to meet him!! :)
    PrincessKylieP PrincessKylieP 16-17, F 1 Response Nov 8

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    It seems to be getting worse in these times of economic hardships.I know its not just an issue of black&white ppl and yes i know local white ppl can&do suffer racism and that is...
    geekoftheweek geekoftheweek 26-30, F 1 Response Nov 15

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    Did you know that Ebola doesn't just kill people ? The Ebola virus is accountable for whipping out 90% of the Western low land gorilla . These magnificent animals show the...
    jacqueline212 jacqueline212 16-17, F Nov 15

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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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    “If you're reading this... Congratulations, you're alive. If that's not something to smile about, then I don't know what is.”
    panita2014 panita2014 16-17, F 2 days ago

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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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    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 5 days 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 5 days 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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