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I Appreciate Subtlety

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      I appreciate subtlety.  I don't always see it, because I'm a fairly blunt person.  I understand its purpose.  Allowing someone to come obliquely to a topic without having to say exactly what they mean.  Much of Asia operates this way.     I prefer otherwise, but much...
    PrairieDog71 PrairieDog71 41-45, M Jun 29, 2012

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    For real, I am easy going & simple, not some fancy girl I appreciate the small, simple things in life; my crazy kids, nature, unexpected hugs from people you like, moments spent...
    Plaincountrygirl Plaincountrygirl 36-40, F 1 Response 6 hrs ago

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    I was raised by my mother growing up. Father left before I was born. I really appreciate and respect single parents. It truly takes someone special to raise someone special. No...
    Milkman990 Milkman990 46-50, M 7 hrs ago

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    We all need to be loved and appreciated :)
    roes55 roes55 56-60, F 5 Responses 1 day ago

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    When you do all you can do for others and you still feel unappreciated what do you do ? How should you feel? Unanswered questions i guess i will never get the answers maybe one day...
    desistories desistories 18-21, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    I stopped at a roadside produce stand this morning while running errands. Peaches, yellow squash, nectarines, watermelon and cantaloupe! Home grown and fresh from the garden. I...
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    I'm a 34 years old nerd who has married a bit too early due to having a bad religious background in my life. Had kids too early ( now I have three ) and didn't get to really see...
    leicam leicam 31-35, M 4 Responses 3 days ago

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    I make a list...everyday. I appreciate .. - the moment I woke up - that I'm alive. That's not a really a little thing, is it? I do wish more people will have that moment of self...
    KaleidoscopeMoment KaleidoscopeMoment 36-40, F 5 Responses 5 days ago

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    We should appreciate the earth. I mean hey, mother earth gives us food, shelter from the rain, hey, even rain! oxygen, sunsets, sunrises. even kicks our but when Like a parent...
    Ayaime7 Ayaime7 26-30, F 7 Responses 6 days ago

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    appreciate Inner and Outer beauty myself! Outer Beauty without inner beauty; I can't stand. For me I can not just date an Outer beauty woman, because honestly it is what is within...
    wjk1849 wjk1849 46-50, M Jun 23

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    Today I appreciated: -Pleasant co-workers. I really do like everyone I work with, and I'm so grateful I can say that and mean it! Sure, there may be a couple of people who do...
    cherryxblossom cherryxblossom 26-30, F 1 Response Jun 21

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    I don't feel appreciated and I'm always used and taken advantage of and I hate it and I know it's happening and I still let it happen
    BrooklynTheHarlot BrooklynTheHarlot 13-15, F 1 Response Jun 21

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    I've received numerous pm's from people "patting me on the back" for taking care of my mom. I truly appreciate your comments. I do. But please allow me to clarify the purpose of...
    ImNotSoInnocent ImNotSoInnocent 36-40, F 3 Responses Jun 20

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    I want to be appreciated for who I am and the things I've done
    Vswagger Vswagger 13-15, M 1 Response Jun 19

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    Today I appreciated... -This stupid website. EP is a total mess, but I'm very grateful that it provided a save haven for me during my times of crisis. Now that I'm better, it's...
    cherryxblossom cherryxblossom 26-30, F 3 Responses Jun 18

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    Because I don't feel loved and appreciated. I kinda feel like I'm just here. You know those animals in pet stores that get so excited to see you and the costumer say how cute they...
    lenomo lenomo 16-17, M 2 Responses Jun 18

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    I am a Sag, so I appreciate those that can also be upfront and honest. I tell it like it is, blunt and too the point. Don't ask if you are not prepared for the answer. Some people...
    Kman4You Kman4You 36-40, M 4 Responses Jun 15

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    Don't we all..In this world of doom and gloom.. It's nice to know each one of us is appreciated and loved for who we are..
    MistyGoddess MistyGoddess 41-45, F 13 Responses Jun 12

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    I like me. I am a special person. I deserve to be appreciated. It does not take a lot of energy, just effort.
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Jun 11

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    My best friend, always picks like one of my other friends over me and it makes me feel really secluded. And everyday school drains me, before I used to go dance classes and I felt...
    Slither12 Slither12 16-17, F 2 Responses Jun 9

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    It seems like there are so many girls out there who don't like being girls and would rather be boys if they could. They are tomboys and they would rather play with frogs than dolls...
    feminine2themax feminine2themax 13-15, F 1 Response Jun 9

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    Being a CNA is hard *** hell some times I get discouraged because at the end of the day no one gives a dam or appreciates what you do (nurses & DON) and I wonder what the hell I...
    Chupitos8585 Chupitos8585 26-30, F 1 Response Jun 9

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    **** I don't! I appreciate the block and mute button!
    notacherrypie notacherrypie 36-40, F Jun 8

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    So I am sitting here at home alone, I seem to always be alone!! My kids are grown and do not live close by so that just leaves me in their father!! I have to say that I do not...
    ginaw35 ginaw35 46-50, F 4 Responses Jun 8

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    I love the fact that summer allows me to sleep with the window open. So when I wake up, I can hear the birds singing :)
    headphoneson headphoneson 16-17, F 2 Responses Jun 8

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    Sometimes I can get facinated by the smalles thing, like a flower, my hand or books and just think about how they came to be or even possible, how weird it is, and my mind can't...
    Fenriis Fenriis 18-21, T Jun 8

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    My "wife" has OCD and sadly although I mean to be honest all the time there are certain situations that don't allow it. Tell her the honest paragraph and she fabricates a full...
    timetrialist timetrialist 61-65, M 3 Responses Jun 7

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    i just realized now if i more think and care with my friends :)
    nunujoan nunujoan 18-21, F 3 Responses Jun 7

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    I hate lies it's the reason I'm so messed up mentally... I'll never be the same because I can't trust the at I use 2 be able to
    Collegeballer98 Collegeballer98 18-21, M 3 Responses Jun 6

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    I don't mind total silence, especially when I am writing.
    iCuriousBabe iCuriousBabe 41-45, F Jun 6

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    I went into town today. I found myself looking for your face. I looked into the eyes of passers-by and saw a thousand variations that could be you. I saw a blonde young woman...
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    My dad is such a hard worker. I wonder how he does it?
    RealmRunner RealmRunner 22-25, F Jun 6

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    Watching my 18 mo. Old granddaughter eat Cherrios! So freakin cute! And her little crunching noises!!
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jun 6

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    my boyfriend got another girl pregnant recently and i been blaming myself for it. i am very lonely and not sure what to do at this point because i tend to go over his friends...
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    Five things never come back, The spoken words.. The wasted Time.. The Past life.. The lost Love.. The Neglected Opportunity.. So Think twice,Act wise!
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    My boyfriend recently left me for someone else. I've forgiven him. But I'm struggling to want something knew. I know I deserve better but all I want is him. I need someone who...
    fpcd42 fpcd42 18-21, F 6 Responses Jun 5

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    Quiet...just the quiet. Quiet surroundings, quiet mind, the quiet breeze rustling the trees and tickling my skin...just. pure. quiet.
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    for me ep :mee too: is a place where I seek honest feed back. As I am full of opinions myself, I like to get on here and just talk sometimes, share views. And every once in a while...
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    They are the best!! less is more!!!
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