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    No Second Date For Me

    I've never been known for learning life's lessons the easy way and learning how to date again back in 1975, when I was 23, was no exception.  I married my preacher's son when I was 17 (almost 18 and he was 22).  Five years later he left me to be with a dispatcher at the police...
    honeybit honeybit 56-60, F 3 Responses Jun 12, 2010

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    Lifes Little Challenges

    Life's little challenges, or are they big challenges?  Is it really freedom from fear? Are we tamed and domesticated as woman  to accept situations that ought to be challenged?Who fears the consequences of controversy?   I've been knocked down time after time...
    beachpixie beachpixie 46-50 1 Response Jun 23, 2010

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    Lonely

    These wee hours of the morning -- when I wake up and have guilt free time to myself-- are my salvation.  I remember not so long ago when my only real problem was finding new ways to fill my time and feeling lonely. It took a while for me to learn to be consistant...
    honeybit honeybit 56-60, F 1 Response May 30, 2010

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    Momma's Mind Movie

     This is my sweet Momma. She is about to turn 84 and her back is acting ugly and won't let her stand up straight. Will anyone who watches this video please join me for just a minute sending out thoughts into all creation that her health will return and be as strong as is her...
    honeybit honeybit 56-60, F 4 Responses Oct 19, 2010

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    I Miss Larry

    When Larry died I thought that I would too.  But before he died he said that I could only be sad for five minutes and then I had to promise to always feel happy when I think of him and how much he loved me.  He was my big brother, number two of the five of us. ...
    honeybit honeybit 56-60, F 2 Responses Jun 30, 2010

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    My Little Girl Fell Asleep On The Couch

    Tonight she was down --- she wasn't feeling good and though it's been a while since she came to Momma with a tummy ache it felt just like yesterday.  My little girl was weary of fighting all of her battles on her own.  Of raising a family by herself. ...
    honeybit honeybit 56-60, F 6 Responses Apr 19, 2010

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    I Cuss Like A Sailor

    I cuss like a sailor.  I'm not proud and I'm actually the last person that my old friends from past lives would expect to let the expletives fly. Yet, sadly, I'm afraid that I do have a bit of a rep for colorful language on strenuous occasions. ...
    honeybit honeybit 56-60, F 1 Response Jun 11, 2010

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    Damn That Dam

    The stupid dam broke today.  It was so unexpected and I  was shocked at myself as I was doing it.  I cried like a fool and couldn't stop.  I was having a nice morning.  I'd just finished three days of painting Momma's bedroom and repairing the...
    honeybit honeybit 56-60, F 2 Responses Jun 5, 2010

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    Amy Is A Star

        I  call nine-year-old Amy the Mouth of the South.  When she enters a room she takes over without even the tiniest speck of awareness of whether or not anything else of interest or importance to anyone else may have been taking place.  I call it...
    honeybit honeybit 56-60, F 2 Responses Apr 21, 2010

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    Throw Open The Doors Of Opportunity

    When opportunity comes knocking in the form of a brilliant idea or new invention it's pretty hard to open the door to it if you're poor.  That's why poor people who 'make it' also make the news -- there's just not that many of them.  One problem is the...
    honeybit honeybit 56-60, F 2 Responses Jun 13, 2010

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    Momma, Can I Call Sue 'Mom'?

    I slapped a big fake smile on my face when my daughter asked me the question that ripped at my heart.  I tried to hide the pain and pretend that my answer was a no-brainer when in fact I felt as if I'd been stomach punched.  I'd hoped she couldn't see my...
    honeybit honeybit 56-60, F 12 Responses Jul 3, 2010

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    I Didn't Go To College

    Back in 1977 I was deep-down-can't-live-without-him in love with Bill.  He was a divorced thirty year old metalurgist and I was a divorced twenty-five year old legal secretary.  My neighbor across the hall at my apartment complex where I lived with my two...
    honeybit honeybit 56-60, F 3 Responses Apr 21, 2010

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    My Empty Heart

    I walk alone for miles and miles My empty vase upon my head Because I thirst I journey to the well Where there I fill my vase and sip water from the cup of my hands I fill the cups of all who ask along my way back home And give water then to all of those I love Yet...
    honeybit honeybit 56-60, F 2 Responses Aug 22, 2010

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    I'm Not Liking Myself Much Right Now

    I'm just so angry and it's hard to live like this.  All of my life I have chosen to let anger go and forgive whatever needed forgiving and try harder or move on.  I truly can't do that this time.  Twenty years is too long and I don't have another twenty left in...
    honeybit honeybit 56-60, F 2 Responses May 25, 2010

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    The Mindset Of The Masses

    This is what I believe.  I believe that whatever you believe will come to pass.  If you believe that you are a victim, you will attract those who will victimize you.  If you believe that you are loved and wanted, you will attract those who will love and want you...
    honeybit honeybit 56-60, F 7 Responses Jun 22, 2010

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    One September Morning

    When I crawled out of bed that morning I'd noticed that I had much fewer aches and pains  than had been the case lately.  I was thinking about what a nice morning it was shaping up to be.  Lucky and Champ, my sleeping chamber roommates, stirred around and both started...
    honeybit honeybit 56-60, F Sep 24, 2012

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    I'm That Woman With The Skinny Legs

    I have ugly leg issues.  Back in the 70's every time I heard Jerry Reed sing 'Who'll take that woman with the skinny legs...'  I felt like he was singing about me.   I remember the first time that I was made aware that my legs were an eyesore.  Daddy was stationed in...
    honeybit honeybit 56-60, F 8 Responses May 29, 2010

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    Larry's Love Lesson

    Life goes on as to a song... One foot leads the other A steady beat to move your feet One day after another It's a slow and rythmic dance you do You can do it in your sleep It's just so there.... Just like air A simple pace to keep Then, WHAM! You're slammed Against a wall You...
    honeybit honeybit 56-60, F 2 Responses Jun 25, 2010

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    Smile For Becky

    Becky (my daughter) is having a hard time dealing with the scars from her wreck when she went through the windshield of her car on Sept. 17, 2010.  Please send out your prayers for her that she will find peace and happiness.  Thank you to all who pray for her!
    honeybit honeybit 56-60, F 1 Response Oct 19, 2010

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    I Showed My Butt...again

    My ex, Kass, had a stroke in 2006 that left him handicapped.  So, when I started taking care of him three years ago I had the tub in my bathroom torn out (it was about to fall out anyway -- yes, I'm trailer trash) and I had a shower built in it's place that I designed...
    honeybit honeybit 56-60, F 1 Response Oct 15, 2010

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    The Prayer

    Life was sucking like it had never sucked before and I was dealing with the hardest thing that I have ever dealt with in my life.  That's including death in the family, divorce, single parenthood, etc, etc.  In other words this was not my first rodeo. ...
    honeybit honeybit 56-60, F 2 Responses Jun 20, 2010

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    They Call Me Captain Sugarbritches

    For a little more than six years I worked offshore in the Gulf of Mexico, out of too many ports to recall, between Aransas Pass, TX and Venice, LA. Like most of the crossroads that I've come to in my life, I made a sharp turn away from one lifestyle full speed ahead into...
    honeybit honeybit 56-60, F 1 Response Jul 22, 2010

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    Spreading Some Happy On My Slice Of Life

    I'm pasting a new label on my jelly jar. I'm going to call it 'Happy'. I'm re-naming my bread as well. I'll call that 'Life'. I'm going to spread a little happy on my slice of life every morning and gulp it down -- with milk.
    honeybit honeybit 56-60, F Jun 29, 2010

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    That Booger'snot Funny

    I was freaking out over the fact that I had just gotten a $616. power bill for one month's service and I was not a happy camper.  So in the spirit of not getting another bill that there was no way in hell that I could pay, I suggested that maybe the kids ...
    honeybit honeybit 56-60, F 2 Responses Jun 3, 2010

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    The Best Present Ever

    On the Friday just before Mother's Day 2009 Raef rushed over to my house right after school to let me in on his wonderful new secret.  His second grade class had made beautiful jewelry for their mothers and his had turned out far better than he'd dared to dream. His...
    honeybit honeybit 56-60, F Apr 21, 2010

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    I'm Going To Learn To Get Happy And Stay That Way

    I think that when I'm miserable it is because I've been thinking about mysery.  It's a given that when things go wrong most people tend to think about them -- it's really kind of hard not to.  Thinking about setbacks in life and dwelling on difficult...
    honeybit honeybit 56-60, F 3 Responses Jun 19, 2010

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    I Did It For Love

    It was the summer of 2005 when I did what I NEVER thought that I would do.  I was raised never to do it and it was vigorously stressed to me by my mother throughout my entire childhood that it was wrong, and nasty, and that she would be very disappointed should I choose to...
    honeybit honeybit 56-60, F 6 Responses Jun 27, 2010

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    My ship went down In a sea of sound. When I woke up alone I had everything: A handful of moments I wished I could change And a tongue like a nightmare that cut like a blade. In a...
    RememberingSunday22 RememberingSunday22 36-40, F 19 hrs ago

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    Went to therapy today and it was really nice to see how far I've come. My therapist was really proud of me and so was I. A few months ago, I never would've the ought recovery was...
    queercutie queercutie 16-17, F Oct 25

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    Well, i'm going to therapy tomorrow :| wish me luck :( i don't wanna go
    Frappelover Frappelover 13-15, F 1 Response Nov 3

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    Regardless of the world around me, I can always use music as therapy for my soul. Metal tends to be the genre that I listen to most. It's just something about the chaos of the...
    WhySoSerious14 WhySoSerious14 22-25, M Nov 10

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    I use music as therapy for my soul too. I suffered from severe depression and paranoia for 20 years until I started piano performance and composition lessons and also started...
    loveaguilarg loveaguilarg 51-55, F 1 Response Nov 10

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    If I ever went to therapy I would seem insane. I sound insane when I talk compared to what I say.. But have you thought if you're not like me then to me you sound weird. You weirdo...
    walkinwonder walkinwonder 16-17, F 1 day ago

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    Honesty is not necessarily always about what you say. Honesty is in action and in thoughts, in words you think inwardly with yourself. The difficult thing in honesty is not doing...
    HigherLife HigherLife 18-21, M 2 Responses Oct 31

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    As the work week draws to a close I appreciate being productive, and working well with my team. I appreciate having a job that I love and working with great people.
    ClearForesight ClearForesight 51-55, F 1 Response Oct 31

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    I don't feel loved & appreciated at all. I feel like if I don't make a loving remark I won't get one. Nothing I do seems to be appreciated or even acknowledged. I can make changes...
    iswhatitissometimes iswhatitissometimes 36-40, F 4 Responses Oct 31

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    It seems as though, 90% of the people in my life take me for granted. I am not appreciated even though I should be because I am very kind to people. I just ******* wish that people...
    unsociablex unsociablex 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 1

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    As selfish as it sounds, I like a guy who will appreciate me, since I can't even appreciate myself. Someone who is willing to help me get through my problems, while I do the same...
    meli347 meli347 13-15, F 3 Responses Nov 5

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    I think I realized something. I appreciate honesty, but maybe my boyfriend doesn't. I in no way mean that in a negative way. I just thought, "What if people weren't ever honest...
    The7thBeatle The7thBeatle 26-30, F 4 Responses Nov 6

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    I appreciate full honesty over any kind of "impressive" act. I appreciate it bc I know how rare it is to have in any kind of relationship, bc it may come with its own battles...
    FromTheHeartOfaWoman FromTheHeartOfaWoman 22-25, F 2 Responses Nov 7

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    I don't need many things to survive all I need is a comfy place to relax. And I really do appreciate that. I like T.V. and video games but I don't need them. I can spend the whole...
    chaoshead chaoshead 13-15, M 1 Response Nov 12

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    Real Men: -Leads girls to JESUS not their bedroom, -Talks to a girl when she is sad/crying, -Appreciates the love and care a girl can give, -Loves a girl for their soul and...
    zzzkt12crazzy zzzkt12crazzy 16-17, M Oct 24

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    Of course i need it, since i can remember i need it, but after 30 years waiting for that to finally happen, i realized it won't happen to me, and it's ok, i aceppt it and i still...
    schmetterlingmx schmetterlingmx 26-30, F 3 Responses Oct 25

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    I had never felt like I am loved for me but only for what I do like school performance for instance... no.. I don't mind being appreciated for what I do if it's something...
    petalbiths petalbiths 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 26

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    I never feel like I'm enough for anyone. I just want to feel loved and for someone to show that they appreciate the things I do. I need that feeling.
    ReignLove ReignLove 26-30, F 5 Responses Oct 28

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    there this quote that says "enjoy little things in life because one day because one day you are going to look back and realise they were the big things".it's so true. i am a person...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Oct 30

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    A warm sunny day, a windy,rainy day, the aroma of fresh coffee brewing, pizza, feeling well, hearing a great song-these are examples of simple things in life that are much...
    cozi58 cozi58 56-60, M Oct 30

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    I don't know what to do...I've been with my boyfriend almost three years now and in these last three years he has gone above and beyond for me. I couldn't appreciate him more but I...
    ksh909 ksh909 16-17, F 5 Responses Oct 30

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