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I Am Working On Being Truely Alive

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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...
    tatteredwings tatteredwings 36-40 7 Responses Mar 29, 2009

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    I Am Working On... - Finding a reason to smile.
    CrazyHippieChick CrazyHippieChick 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 5, 2011

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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...
    Tool88 Tool88 18-21, F May 12, 2010

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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...
    Annikka Annikka 51-55, F 1 Response Jun 21, 2012

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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...
    rawanabanana rawanabanana 16-17, F Feb 11

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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...
    LovelessDeluxe LovelessDeluxe 22-25 Sep 14, 2011

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    Working out in so many forms- the gym, challenging or recreational physical activity, yoga or Pilates, make me feel proud of my body. It helps me de-stress and I enjoy doing it...
    ateamgirl ateamgirl 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 21

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    Literally feels like I am only alive because of my boyfriend.. Can't wait to be engaged. It feels like he is my hero. He's changed me so much and made me such a better person.
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    The woods are such a beautiful and relaxing place to be in. It can be loud or quiet. Appear dead or alive. There's a certain energy that thickens the atmosphere and I never want to...
    FangsAndFurs13 FangsAndFurs13 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 24

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    WHY AM I ALIVE?! It's the question that hunts every single day. What's my use? It's sooo bloody frustratin' Anybody got some answers??? Anyone???
    AwkwardChameleon7 AwkwardChameleon7 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 29

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    just to let you all know, im alive!
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    Whoami30 Whoami30 26-30, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    CindyLovely CindyLovely 18-21, F 4 Responses 2 days ago

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    I use the time to recollect my thoughts and reflect upon my day. I like to use my time to get things done or procrastinate. I love being around my family and friends just not all...
    fgarci04 fgarci04 18-21, F Mar 27

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    JarredL JarredL 13-15, M Mar 17

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    I'm just a lazy programmer. Everyday was a nightmare for me. I wake up around 8am and travel to work. Arrive at work about 10am and first things to done is to read many e-mails...
    ohmoomtang ohmoomtang 22-25, M Mar 20

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