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I Am Working On Being Truely Alive

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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 70+, F 1 Response Jan 5, 2011

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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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    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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    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 21 hrs ago

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    I need people to tell me that I'm not being stupid. I am a second wife to be,he is 46 I am 18(I know). I am quite educated,come from a hard working background and have so much life...
    celinamars123 celinamars123 18-21, F 2 Responses 11 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 a week ago

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    ... or actually basically always. But I try hard not to show it. The truth is: I feel ashamed for not being loved. I feel ashamed for living alone, without a loving partner...
    ElonaElona ElonaElona 41-45, F 3 Responses 8 hrs ago

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    Alive because God wants me to be alive and breathing but in reality i am a corpse that is breathing , I am dead inside I dono why am i even alive whats the point in living like...
    anasteel2 anasteel2 41-45, F 3 Responses Mar 15

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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 1 day ago

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    Every Sunday after church my family (me, Mum, Dad and my sister Hannah) used to go to my grandparents’ house for lunch. They had a seemingly endless garden where soft, velvety...
    LizzieLost LizzieLost 18-21, F 3 Responses 18 hrs ago

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    I went to Delhi in the first week of Jan. I did not want to go because I knew in my absence some mischief will be done to my house. For example, some chip will be inserted in some...
    aproudwoman aproudwoman 46-50, F Mar 4

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    I like: ghost stories, beach, sun, history, old buildings, traveling, all types of food, sushi is my favorite, animals, dogs, Australian Shepherds, meeting new people, talking to...
    Anonymouscoast Anonymouscoast 22-25 Mar 9

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    These days I have been felling so annoyed with a nurse from the early intervention in psychosis for the distress and uncomfort she made me feel . These days I thought about the way...
    Soullesss Soullesss 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 12

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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 3 days ago

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    I'm a self harmer, but im not dead yet, and i don't plan to be any time soon. I have been alive for 5211 days as of today. I'm still alive.....
    HarleyHart HarleyHart 13-15, F 2 Responses Mar 9

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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 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    Even if you weren't black being a indentured servant could be just as bad. When I was 12 years old visiting Salem, MA I bought a book called New England's Cruel and Unusual...
    TheEnduringSunrise TheEnduringSunrise 18-21, F Mar 13

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    I have been picking here and there article that our young teenage community may benefit from. The below was chosen fom an article of the gay Advocate magazine, if you are specially...
    Iamaboytoo Iamaboytoo 26-30, M Mar 13

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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 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    I really love being a preschool teacher. I run a half day preschool program and it's so full filling. The only draw back is no adult interaction! I miss working with adults. Lol.
    recycledknowledge recycledknowledge 41-45, F Mar 5

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    And I don't know why. My coworker has been ignoring me for about a couple of weeks now for no apparent reason. We were never real friends but we used to be friendly at work and now...
    SpilledSecrets SpilledSecrets 22-25, F Mar 9

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    Hi. I'm 25 years old, and I think I would consider myself a bit of a romantic. I really don't like being single and it genuinely gets me down I'm not with anyone. I'm busy studying...
    elliecara elliecara 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 1

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    It started as neck pain. I thought I slept wrong. But it got worse. My hand started going numb. Then I started getting searing pain in my shoulder into my arm. MRI showed nothing...
    bettedaviseyes88 bettedaviseyes88 36-40, F 1 Response Mar 2

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    I won't bore you with all the office politics, but last week a new black male intern at my work has made a formal complaint to my bosses saying that the way I "stare at him" is...
    missemily1989 missemily1989 26-30, F Mar 10

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    For some reason people act like racists have to admit to being racist for it to be valid when it damn well doesn't work like that. I think people are slipping up and letting their...
    Allforaview Allforaview 18-21, F Mar 12

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    I've been stabbed, shot at, stuck in a broken down truck in the middle of no where. seriously, how am I still alive?
    AustinOsten AustinOsten 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 16

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    I was born four months premature and right after I was born my heart stopped beating and I was officially dead for six minutes until the doctor was able to cut me open and...
    Iamwhatyousee Iamwhatyousee 26-30, M 1 Response Mar 16

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    I have spent my entire life believing I was disadvantaged. I blamed played small and hated my life. today I have challenged that belief and realize it was never true. so my goal...
    iamadvantaged iamadvantaged 41-45, M 1 Response Mar 19

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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 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    It is so simple. Just be nice. Look at the person you're interacting with and understand that what you see, what they show you is just the tip of the iceberg. The crabby salesgirl...
    justNIK justNIK 41-45, F 6 Responses 14 hrs ago

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    I absolutely love being a mom. I have been blessed to have three teenage sons at home with me today. My husband and I are not friends with our boys. We are their parents.
    interracialcoupleincaribbean interracialcoupleincaribbean 36-40, F 8 hrs ago

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    28/03/2015 Hi all its been a while since i last wrote , people say why you you are not worth anything to them, well i have reported them for quite a lot of there activities and...
    paul1122 paul1122 51-55, M 6 hrs ago

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    I love being in love but only if the person I'm in love with loves me too
    A1133cat A1133cat 13-15, F 6 hrs ago

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    My lying scum bag ex is trying to manipulate his way back into my life. He's in about being suicidal and blah, blah, blah.... And all I could do is ask him what he needed for...
    xanaxannex xanaxannex 22-25, T 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    It's so boring being grounded I get everything took I lose my phone I can't drive or play video games I just get stuck at home and school
    Urdalia4ever Urdalia4ever 16-17, F 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    No one believes a liar. Even when they are telling the truth.... becoming the boy who cried wolf... It only ends in being eaten.
    TakeAPicture TakeAPicture 16-17, T 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    That excites me because it suggests that I am 'older' and I love older attached as an adjective. "You look great, for an older man". For being an older guy, you sure look in...
    iworkout2much iworkout2much 61-65, M 33 mins ago

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    I'm always being left out. I don't have a solid friend group. I don't even know really if I have a "best friend". Everyone who I think are my close friends are always doing things...
    Katieboho97 Katieboho97 16-17, F 18 mins ago

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    I'm studying in a college, 3rd year,working for almost 4 years, I am working in a famous fast food here in my country... I live in a province,now,I live by myself in a city...
    tortul15 tortul15 18-21, F Mar 18

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