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I Appreciate Waking Up Alive

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    I love being the last one to wake up in the

    house. once I wake up, with everyone else awake, the house feels so lively. I love it!
    bawniie bawniie 16-17, F Aug 3

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    I appreciated the way he looked at me. I appreciated the way he loved to give me soft kisses, and the way he would hold me when I was upset. I appreciated the way he would remind...
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    I'm a simple 15 year old guy who thought suicide would prevent him from seeing his 16th birthday. I went into a new school system for the 9th grade. New school new people, the new...
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    Just waking up every morning having my kids next to me and how they can make me smile!;))
    zasha192 zasha192 31-35, F 1 Response Aug 11

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    I love thinking and feeling. I love watching nature. I love the sunshine. I love the rain. I love taking deep breaths in. I love laughing with my friends and family. I love going...
    rewindme rewindme 22-25, M 1 day ago

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    Everything is beautiful when it's related to mother nature. Let us take a restaurant place for instance. No matter how modern or classy its interior, it will never beat a place...
    nighttrekker nighttrekker 26-30, M 1 Response 9 hrs ago

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    If it wasn't for anxiety medication I would not be alive
    benicetome benicetome 36-40, F 4 Responses Jul 31

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    Going to sleep and waking up on your own is depressing :/
    DanBurnett DanBurnett 16-17, M Jul 24

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    I got a very bad habit of doing this... and every time i do this i regret it as I wake up feeling crap, groggy and it affects me all day long! But i don't know what it is... the...
    MilweePetite MilweePetite 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 3

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    I ask nightly to be taken in my sleep. Yet, I still wind up waking up every morning. I just don't understand why my prayer hasn't been answered.....
    Dogger3333 Dogger3333 41-45, M 5 Responses Aug 8

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    I don't really mind waking up from the glare :)
    xxXxSkyxXxx xxXxSkyxXxx 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 11

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    Waking up early for school or work is the hardest thing to do everyday.
    exprouser14 exprouser14 22-25, F 6 days ago

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    All week I've been trying to get on a eat wake up schedule for my new job (starting Monday) but it's just not working so I'm going to do a all nighter so I'm super tired Thursday...
    CookE114 CookE114 22-25, F 1 day ago

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    I am alive and that's enough for me! Air giving me oxygen for living! When I am lonely, my heart speak with me! I started my own story, so I want to complete it! I want to die...
    Jms04 Jms04 18-21, M 1 Response Jul 22

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    I really need to do this more often! I do appreciate a lot of things but I'm not good at expressing my feelings and telling people that I appreciate things!
    tsg96 tsg96 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 29

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    It seems I continue to update lessons in life that I have learned along the way, including but not limited to the following:....You cannot nor should you try to sway anyone to do...
    SmartSweet1 SmartSweet1 51-55, F 1 Response Aug 7

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    I know that in order to know that I'm part of something greater than myself I need that feeling of belonging and a pat on the head once in a while. While this is a pretty general...
    lifeisforfree lifeisforfree 61-65, M Aug 12

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    Sometimes I really wonder if people don't confuse being happy with having fun. I don't know that I'd say I have a fun life, but a lot of the time I'm pretty content, happy even...
    sometimeslonelytoo sometimeslonelytoo 41-45, M 1 Response a week ago

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    I have no family that appreciates what I do I clean I cook, but not ever a thank u and I ******* hate everyone in my family beside my mom, and I'm sad almost every day, I want to...
    dominick6 dominick6 13-15, M 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    Especially, appreciated. I thinks that is the feeling i have been looking more. So many years being ignored..... And i just want to meet someone that appreciate what i like and...
    Mynameistooweird Mynameistooweird 16-17, F 5 days ago

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    Even though my life is in shambles I am grateful to be alive. I am grateful for those moments that cause you to stop and think "wow, this is amazing!" I am grateful for the...
    RiseAbove222 RiseAbove222 22-25, F Jul 21

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    I think it is very important for one's personal growth to be challenged regularly in any aspect of one's life. If you bring a different point of view to my attention, it forces...
    papaya6 papaya6 22-25, F 2 Responses Jul 21

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    Looking in the mirror I always had a huge scar on my right side of my face. I never knew a day when I didn't see it and I can't imagine my face without it. I got it in a car...
    rukesh3 rukesh3 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 21

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    i'm really sick of being alone , unwanted most of the time , i hate this feeling ... i feel rejected , unloved , forsaken by everyone , no one ever appreciated me or loved me...
    deleted deleted 26-30 12 Responses Jul 22

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    I appreciate honestly whether it hurts or not.
    Faithlovee Faithlovee 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 22

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    I just separted from my husband of 12 years. He said he loved me but he never showed me. I did everything for him and I got nothing in return. Now I want to meet someone who...
    LookingforLove63 LookingforLove63 51-55, F 14 Responses Jul 23

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    Thinking about all my friends/family that has left me to be with the Lord. Thinking about all my current friends that is upright, honest, sincere and knows a little about true...
    toufie1 toufie1 22-25 1 Response Jul 24

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    I'm not over it yet. It's kind if pathetic at this point. I used to be on experience project and then I left but now I'm back. I'm intensely depressed over a guy again. My ex is...
    NoMoreTearsToni NoMoreTearsToni 18-21, F 7 Responses Jul 24

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    My life isn't perfect. I don't have many things other people take for granted. Some may say I deserve better, but I'm actually happy and comfortable with my life. I don't think...
    purly purly 36-40, F 2 Responses Jul 26

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    How do I honestly come out and tell my boyfriend I don't feel appreciated in this relationship.? We've been through a lot and I had a miscarriage in 2012 and that really brought us...
    jloves21 jloves21 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 27

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    I want to know what people think about me and how they see me. I want people to be 100% honest with me. I want them to always speak their mind. One of the best ways to show you...
    howlingtiger howlingtiger 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 28

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    I appreciate the quality of the cool morning air at 6 am on a summer day that will reach 100 degrees.
    racingSnail racingSnail 31-35, F Jul 28

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    People say they like honesty but when it slaps them in the face its not so appreciated is it? The 300 lb gf puts on the bikini asking "do I look good in this?" Well you be honest...
    gr8pretender gr8pretender 46-50, M 2 Responses Jul 28

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    I like honesty no matter how brutal it is. Whether it be bad or good. I definitely appreciate it.
    BitchYouGaveMeTheFuckingClap BitchYouGaveMeTheFuckingClap 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 28

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    I really value and appreciate all my friends whether it's here on EP or in real life... I have always valued my friends and all the good times and bad times that we've had... I...
    purplefreespirit purplefreespirit 26-30, F 2 Responses Jul 28

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    I dońt know how to describe my feelings but all i want is to disappear from this life , i never succeed in anything ...i couldnt succeed to find love, having a good job, being...
    nadyan nadyan 31-35, F 5 Responses Jul 29

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    I am very lucky to be alive. Have you ever been happy you had a flat tier? Well I was on May 25th, 1979 on my way to the airport, and I missed my flight. It was American Airlines...
    DawnR59 DawnR59 51-55, T 1 Response Jul 29

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    All that matter in life is the now. This moment right here & now. Not the past, not even the future. Things can only exist in the moment, therefore we can only exist in the moment...
    Scarlett13 Scarlett13 18-21, F Jul 31

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    I appreciate honestly because I am honest to others :) I'll never let my friends/family down. But some people take that for granted........
    Maisiee Maisiee 13-15, F 4 Responses Aug 1

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    I've been in London visiting family. And I've realized how crazy people are here. Maybe it's just the craziness of living in a city. The drivers are terrible. The people are rude...
    SunshineClovis SunshineClovis 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 2

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    The doctors said they don't know how I survived my car accident I thought when I woke up in a burning car and couldn't feel my face that I would survive but I am lucky to be alive...
    ChandlerTitus1 ChandlerTitus1 18-21, F 3 Responses Aug 2

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    They only time i felt loved , i wasn't appreciated at all and i got dumped :(
    Frenandowilson Frenandowilson 22-25, M 1 Response Aug 2

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    There was one person, idk if she was going through a rough time in her life, but she found me, and we began to talk and grow acquainted with eachother until it was where we...
    Jshangle64 Jshangle64 18-21, M 5 Responses Aug 3

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    Maybe appreciate, and appreciation, aren't the right words. I hope for honesty, and will use intuition to gather what I must from strangers..
    Lecuyer90 Lecuyer90 22-25, F 2 Responses Aug 5

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    My boyfriend no longer appreciates me. Neither does he give me praises. :(
    Spencer024 Spencer024 22-25, F 3 Responses Aug 5

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    Lesbians and bi girls. I'm bi and I'm "new at this"-just realized and accepted it and now am experiencing my first crush with another girl. It's very confusing and scary so I...
    gardengirl17 gardengirl17 22-25, F Aug 5