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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, 2014

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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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    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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    I Am Working On...

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

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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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    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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    I am so tired. Tired of caring about everything and nothing. Walking this line of doing the right thing but still being true to myself. Tired of holding the weight of the world and...
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    After 38 Years Finally Tickled One Of My Favorite Girls...:-). Part 1 In high school many years ago we had a fairly large group of people where we all hung out together. One of...
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    working ain't my kind of thing 2 do but I gotta work so I could save money for a living
    RodrigoGalindo730 RodrigoGalindo730 18-21, M 4 hrs ago

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    Almost 3 months ago I hit a moose on a road where I travelled many of times.. I saw the moose coming into my wind shield, glass everywhere in my eyes, in my mouth, in my face...
    EvangeB EvangeB 26-30, F Jan 27

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    I'm 30. I've been clean from heroin for 4 years. I totally messed up my life getting high. I got arrested repeatedly for theft, became homeless, and generally lost everything. My...
    buttercup12345 buttercup12345 26-30 2 Responses Jan 27

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    4 mile run! I feel alive!! and very hungry
    jbm1984 jbm1984 31-35, F 3 Responses Jan 28

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    I am too ugly to be alive I am so on ugly I can't even walk outside without being criticized I am so ugly that I could make a priest hold up his Bible and preach and pray because...
    ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 7

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    Life is misery and life is pain, there's nothing to be alive for because I don't detect the gift of life, I was born to be nothing but a failure I am nothing, I am a space of...
    SOL2015 SOL2015 18-21, M 15 Responses 3 days ago

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    It's not in any way the same as being alone. Being alone is just being isolated. Being lonely is wanting someone near, but you still have no one. I'm tired of feeling alone and...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jan 27

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    Dear Idiots, I Am Alive - This is the real Drmusic2 speaking to those people out there who think i'm dead and that some troll has taken over my account - i'm alive and well and...
    Monstermaster13 Monstermaster13 22-25, M Feb 1

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    what a very simple idea... feeling alive while living. it seems like it would be very difficult to avoid. instead though, its very difficult to manage. I blame it on money. can't...
    atiekay atiekay 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 11

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    Anniversary allotment of your character's physique has The Cheapest Variety FUT 15 Coins at MyFIFASale.com,It Is One Of The Best FIFA 15 Ultimate Team Coins Online Stores,Click...
    liafifaku liafifaku 22-25, F 6 days ago

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    Thank you truly to that marvelous friend who gave me the key to Nirvana when he suggested adding cocoa to my coffee. Being apparently the last person alive to never set foot inside...
    justNIK justNIK 41-45, F 1 Response Feb 9

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    It's funny how much changes in a little under 2 years. Since i last wrote on here - i was a closeted homosexual who has had very limited experiences with other homosexuals. My...
    judeau9 judeau9 26-30, M 1 Response Feb 9

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    I cannot say in any more certain words.. I hate being born a male, and honestly if I could just choose to die right now I would. I am grossed out (to use an 80's term) every time...
    Christinamarie3095 Christinamarie3095 41-45, T 17 hrs ago

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    For the majority of the time..... I was sick earlier this week because of an allergic reaction that turned into a fever and chills and loss of appetite. Then loss of energy and...
    xxblasianxx xxblasianxx 18-21, F 12 hrs ago

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    being a girl is cool because free alcohol (unless your ugly)
    Angelcum Angelcum 18-21, F 3 Responses 2 hrs ago

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    I love being an Aquarius because A. We are the best B. We really are unique C. We really are sexy. ..except this one Aquarius dude I met once...but he Aquarius though so he cool D...
    CalypsoArt CalypsoArt 26-30, F 2 hrs ago

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    Euphoria. I am never so alive as when I'm in love. I'm grateful I've gotten to experience it.
    justNIK justNIK 41-45, F 1 Response Jan 29

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    Triggers? Maybe? Just be careful. I don't... even know where to begin. I wasn't abused. Nothing in my life has ever gone really, truly wrong. My mother was a young, single mother...
    dpenny96 dpenny96 18-21, F Jan 31

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    I was smart, went to college, then grad school. However, I failed my PhD but rebounded with a decent job in research. However, after 4 years, my superior hated that I'd question...
    DestinedFailure DestinedFailure 36-40, M Jan 31

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    The odds of me being here at all were remote. Life is a gift I nearly lost, now I am happy, healthy and free. I can cherish the moment. I am awake and sentient. I am in awe of...
    HelenInTheUK HelenInTheUK 51-55, F 2 Responses Feb 1

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    Wow what a zing. My first shift in a fast food restaurant (world leader, no names). I'm a crew member, being trained on grills by a super positive, supportive trainer. And it's all...
    cloudsoflife cloudsoflife 26-30, M 1 Response Feb 9

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    its so frustrating. every time a get my hopes up and think "maybe the time will be differnt" i end up falling flat on my face. they are into me until it's time to have the talk...
    livingpositively livingpositively 22-25, M 2 Responses Feb 10

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    Ever since yesterday, I've been feeling that I've possessed by a Spirit just like last time. I thought that after being send to a Faith Healer and they'll use Tawas (The one you...
    akfrancheska akfrancheska 16-17, F 4 Responses Feb 13

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    Hi my name is Cindy I am 19 and live in Palm Springs California and I like being barefoot. I am always barefoot at home and outside in my yard. I always drive barefoot. The only...
    cindyisalesbian cindyisalesbian 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    Lightning strikes when we feel alive but it's on us we feel scare or stand there for the rain to hide our tears and feel blessed..
    ayazzahmed ayazzahmed 22-25, M 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    As a spiritual being having a natural experience I began to realize that the norms of gender, class and race are nothing more than distractions used to separate us from each other...
    fr33bird fr33bird 51-55, M Feb 10

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    I did something that required so much confidence today, the 11th of February, 2015, that I nearly missed my last chance to do it. (I'm going to say now that I'm a 14 year old...
    CuteWeirdness CuteWeirdness 13-15, F 2 Responses Feb 11

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    Travel Tips by Balmoral International Group When you have already booked your travel destination around Luxembourg and you are just a fitness head about your physical exercise...
    balmoralintgroup balmoralintgroup 26-30, F Feb 11

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    But not always. It is not always better or easier.. Nobody telling me what to do.. No stumbling over one another.. I may get more done, the other person too. Able to use my...
    mirkwood86 mirkwood86 26-30, M Jan 29

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    As a child i have always had problems with attention and hyperactivity which to this day are my curse. I have come to realize if i don't release the exessive energy that comes from...
    DamienBiomorph DamienBiomorph 18-21, M 1 Response Feb 1

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    I have been single all my life I have been pretty scared lately about this. I have not done anything with a woman before not even a kiss. Weird i know but i have always been...
    ImNotRice ImNotRice 18-21, M 1 Response Feb 9

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    I've been on antidepressants for a few months now. I'm focusing on myself and the things I need to do and things that I enjoy. I'm finding that things are overall much better...
    EchoWasNotMeantToBeSeen EchoWasNotMeantToBeSeen 26-30, F 2 Responses Feb 9

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    Yes I do. Love getting dirty while working on a car.
    notamonk notamonk 26-30, M 2 Responses Feb 10

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    Trying to get things done but enjoy being distracted. All on my own here..
    Spanishgirlinuk Spanishgirlinuk 31-35, F 3 Responses Feb 12

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    I know I should get out of bed but I feel like I'm being held down by something, maybe it's the winter blues? I'm not sure. I have a huge Psych test to study for, My house could...
    mamabear36 mamabear36 36-40, F Feb 16

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    I don't have much of a social life, but anyone I come in contact with I tend to be very nice, I work my *** off in order to pay the debts my mom is in and slowly but surely she...
    brianopp brianopp 18-21, M Feb 17

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    I pretty much eat and stay in bed. in fact I eat in bed. I don't eat much in one setting, but I eat very often. I love it. I eat and sleep and its been working. yay
    snowhite69 snowhite69 36-40, F 4 Responses 5 days ago

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    Im real bored please someone talk... If i dont reply its cause my notifications arent working for an unknown reason and im on froza horizon 2 on xbox one =^=
    otakugamerwolf otakugamerwolf 13-15, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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