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I Am Working On Being Truely Alive

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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 Working On...

    Finding a reason to smile.
    CrazyHippieChick CrazyHippieChick 70+, 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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    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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    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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    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 a week 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 20 hrs ago

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    I stood upon the balcony with my brand new brideThe clink of bells came drifting down the mountainsideWhen in our sight something movedLightning eyed and cloven-hoovedThe great...
    dialzero4fun dialzero4fun 26-30, M 22 hrs ago

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    My best friend refuses to be around her, my boyfriend feels awkward and my family is being driven apart from me because of my mother and how she treats them/me. She has been...
    AlanaKL101 AlanaKL101 18-21, F 2 Responses 14 hrs ago

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    My psychologist and me get along, but he's extremely judgemental and really gets on my nerves at times and is seriously such an a**hole. The other day, I told him about me wanting...
    MegaManZero97 MegaManZero97 16-17, M 1 Response Mar 22

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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 a week ago

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    It has been almost four years now. I fight myself not to be jaded and cynical about.the.idea of being in a good relationship. All I want is trust, but.that is a rare thing. I am...
    chaotica1973 chaotica1973 41-45, F 1 Response 22 hrs 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 2 days ago

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    Weak & powerless I want to let the whole world know that the reason or the cause for all my sufferings and ordeals in life were caused by my own family who do not sound like my...
    restlessuk restlessuk 31-35, F Mar 25

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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 4 days ago

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    I like being in the hospital, but it sucks being stuck here on 420. Thank god for morphine
    uncle9583 uncle9583 18-21, M 8 hrs ago

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    Being a stepmother has got to be the most difficult, thankless task there is. My husband and I have been together for 7 years. His daughter is now 11, and we have two small...
    Cabanacay79 Cabanacay79 36-40, F 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    Don't you hate it when you think you found the one but it ends up not like you expected I hate being lied , I hate being cheated on I wish I could fine someone special but I will...
    Vammy1d Vammy1d 13-15, F 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    It's been like months when I finally came over the crap. Good books,Good friends got me back. But well Living alone and trying to figure out everything never works. People who say...
    ThisIsMeYeah ThisIsMeYeah 18-21, F 3 Responses Mar 22

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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 a week ago

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    I have been a TI for about 3 1/2-4 years, and that's only how long that I actually know of. I've read multiple stories/comments, etc. I have had pretty much ALL the same things...
    quaesita1979 quaesita1979 31-35, F 4 Responses Mar 23

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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 am truly blessed being born a woman. The main reason is the ability to love and nurture those around me. The ability to create life is an amazing gift a man and woman have...
    Sophie37 Sophie37 36-40, F 6 days ago

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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 5 Responses 1 day ago

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    Me and my friend Jack were visiting our friend Lucy in the Lake District where her family own a field. It is quite big and they keep a couple of horses and some sheep, and we...
    Bartimaues Bartimaues 18-21, M 3 Responses Mar 23

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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