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I Am Working On Being Truely Alive

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    I Am Working On...

    Finding a reason to smile.
    CrazyHippieChick CrazyHippieChick 70+, 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. 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'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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    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

    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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    This is one of my biggest fantasies, actually. I love imagining myself being eaten alive by a big beautiful woman--sometimes someone I know, sometimes a celebrity, sometimes just...
    tastymeatboy tastymeatboy 18-21, M Apr 14

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    I want to have fun, dance crazy and laugh and enjoy being alive
    missynona missynona 22-25, F 1 Response 11 hrs ago

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    I want to meet new friends and have fun and feel alive again. I've been in a loveless passionless marriage for too long now. Lead separate lives and I've been stagnant for too long...
    jspiscean jspiscean 46-50, M 1 Response 5 hrs ago

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    I'm 33 a trucker and I must say my life sucks I work 80 plus hours a week don't get to talk to many people and am away from my kids 3 weeks at a time. 33 and being in love seems...
    longhaul82 longhaul82 31-35, M 6 days ago

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    It's hating my family for abandoning me, despising my friends for always leaving me, having to endure real loneliness, just being completely on my own through life and I'm so sick...
    iamFrightened iamFrightened 18-21, M 4 days ago

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    -- Glimpse -- a very brief, passing look, sight, or view. a momentary or slight appearance. a vague idea; inkling. I get this during the day. Maybe just after having woken up in...
    mirkwood86 mirkwood86 26-30, M Apr 13

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    for longer then I can remember I am and have been tired of being alive I have always thought of killing myself but I can't jump off the cliff I sit at the edge feet hanging off the...
    Tempzero Tempzero 22-25, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    For all people who are wondering or questioning about racism and discriminations in the uk .. The answer is a BIG YES especially if you are a dark skinned person and this apply to...
    Powerlesss Powerlesss 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 27

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    New to this. Not sure what to say. So, here goes nothing. I am incredibly bored. I have a great life and probably shouldn't complain. I just don't know what to do anymore. I...
    Jpalm Jpalm 36-40, M 3 Responses Apr 18

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    Just a regular high schooleI Virgo girl. A twelveth grader who wants to go to university. Finally, I decided to share my little feelings on here because if I don't, I think I will...
    AliceEdn AliceEdn 16-17, F 5 Responses 15 hrs ago

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    I don't mind being alone, but I hate the feeling of not having any one... I guess I'm used to it. So many years of being excluded in my class.
    adriana0102 adriana0102 16-17, F 2 hrs ago

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    I thought I'd make another post about being a member at a methadone clinic... Well, I have been a patient since October of 2012, so quite a while now. Anyway, this is really my...
    milehighHeartbreak milehighHeartbreak 31-35, M 2 Responses Apr 16

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    I am so tired of being victimised for just leaving my house. I'd rather hide every day and I try to but life involves food to live so means leaving the house. It's not a common...
    1lonelydaisy 1lonelydaisy 41-45 4 days ago

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    Well, this is messing with my head and heart real bad. You know, the typical fatherless issues. My dad left when i was around 2. I only have one vivid memory of him. Apparently...
    IsolatedMonster IsolatedMonster 18-21, F 4 Responses Apr 10

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    It started like a routine boy-girl thing. He sought me out, started to chat online. I found him interesting so started chatting with him too. We exchanged numbers, started to talk...
    evagould evagould 31-35 4 Responses Apr 13

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    So here goes! I hope no one judges me by my first experience. I have anxiety so this is quite big for me haha. I think it started when I just became 13, I made a new friend who...
    SecretBlanket SecretBlanket 13-15, F 12 hrs ago

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    Hi I want to update you on my recent news at the support housing for adults with mental health issues ..as I walked into the staff office yesterday morning to tell the support...
    Powerlesss Powerlesss 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 28

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    As I'm not a white woman living in Britain I suffer greatly from discrimination and racism and it is intimidating and humiliating to be living around a race of people who...
    Powerlesss Powerlesss 31-35, F 2 Responses Mar 31

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    As I'm not a white woman living in Britain I suffer greatly from discrimination and racism and it is intimidating and humiliating to be living around a race of people who...
    Powerlesss Powerlesss 31-35, F Mar 31

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    I might seem like a little silly and innocent person but I think I'm not ..I have done lots of things that had upsetted God and led to me experiencing hell at jobs and life...
    Powerlesss Powerlesss 31-35, F 1 Response Apr 5

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    I have been rejected by women all my life and have no friends. I hate my life. I hate it so much. I have to get used to being alone forever and try to be happy with the fact that I...
    atr7887 atr7887 26-30, M 1 Response Apr 10

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    All I can say is that it really sucks. I am working on my A.S. in Networking, and I am working full time as a supervisor at a local airport. As a full-time student, and working...
    proximacentauri proximacentauri 22-25, M Apr 10

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    I've been a stepmom now for about 2 years to a now 4 year old. When I first met my now husband, things were great between me and the child. However as he and I got more involved...
    tcap422 tcap422 26-30, F 6 Responses a week ago

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    We are all lucky to be alive. Life is so fragile and so easy to loose. It should never be taken for granted that the next minuet we could be dead. Always live love and laugh cuz...
    Thespistx Thespistx 26-30, M 1 Response Mar 29

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    I'm so pissed off that in the last three years I did not receive any medical care in the uk for being bed bound and suffering from a mysterious illness that it was not diagnosed by...
    Powerlesss Powerlesss 31-35, F Mar 30

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    I'm so pissed off that in the last three years I did not receive any medical care in the uk for being bed bound and suffering from a mysterious illness that it was not diagnosed by...
    Powerlesss Powerlesss 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 30

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    I totally agree with Ali (an egyptian man from port said)who I met in Brighton many years ago when life was a little better and he told me that all white people hate us and if the...
    Powerlesss Powerlesss 31-35, F Mar 31

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    I totally agree with Ali (an egyptian man from port said)who I met in Brighton many years ago when life was a little better and he told me that all white people hate us and if the...
    Powerlesss Powerlesss 31-35, F Mar 31

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    I want to share with the whole world my experience in a supported accommodation for vulnerable adults with mental health issues in Zealand road in Middlesbrough opposite the train...
    Powerlesss Powerlesss 31-35, F 1 Response Apr 1

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    I wish I was dead...even though I feel happier. Is that strange? I still think about dying. The thoughts don't disappear. I feel like I'm living, but I don't want to live. If I...
    NightOwlGirl NightOwlGirl 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 1

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    Today's one of those days. I'm craving to experience another human being. It's unfair. I want to feel that warmth. I want to feel that passion, luscious kisses. Why don't I have a...
    lovelywarpedlemon lovelywarpedlemon 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 1

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    My blood is boiling and I'm full of rage ...I'm a non white woman who is physically and mentally unwell living in the uk .. I had three admissions at the psychiatric hospital and I...
    Powerlesss Powerlesss 31-35, F Apr 2

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    Lots of my friends here know I live alone now since my wife's untimely death at 58 years old in November of 2014, so I am alone. Unlike many people in society, I have no close...
    severalanimals severalanimals 56-60, M 11 Responses Apr 2

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    I don't believe in HELL. At least not the hell that most people envision. I know that when I become Spirit, I will be reunited with my spiritual family. I will understand what the...
    bcvegas4u2 bcvegas4u2 66-70, M Apr 4

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    I feel a pinch of Peacefull-ness its the only time of the day I feel alive and wanted
    Whyicry Whyicry 13-15, M Apr 5

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    These days I feel so pained and traumatised as I keep reliving my racist experience with the mental health professional ..I know I was treated like this just for two fact 1-I have...
    Powerlesss Powerlesss 31-35, F 1 Response Apr 5