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I Believe Every Day Is a Gift No Matter How Trying

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    My grand mother used to say "Every day above dirt is a good one." I have to agree with her. I have spent enough time being unhappy about stupid stuff. I find it much easier to have a sunny outlook (most of the time). But don't try me before that first cup of coffee. I...
    1SensualHeart 1SensualHeart 31-35, M 1 Response Feb 21, 2008

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    I have a hard time trying to see the point everyday. My struggle entails my children dealing with my husband and his medical issues ,which are not his fault, while I have to work...
    Tamngia Tamngia 36-40, F Aug 27

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    Yes, give me the truth! No matter how much it hurts, I'm a big girl I can take it...? Lol, half the time I don't even care what people think of me, and it only is really brutal in...
    SquirrellyGal2493 SquirrellyGal2493 18-21 1 Response Sep 6

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    I love my husband but I'm so tired of being constantly yelled at and belittled. If it's not me it's my kids he's yelling at. (Mostly my kids and occasionally his blood) We've...
    worthlessinlove worthlessinlove 31-35, F 1 Response Aug 26

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    No ExcuseJust venting...One of the worst feelings in the world is realizing you don't matter to someone who is very important to you. Still, I'd rather know the truth than labor...
    livelaughlovedream3 livelaughlovedream3 41-45, F 9 Responses Sep 5

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    As I said I'm only seeking the truth no matter how hard because I think this is only truth that guide us to our main purpose in Our life.This is only truth that help us to be what...
    Amirmohammad Amirmohammad 13-15, M Sep 7

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    I have learned some pretty valuable lessons and no matter how hard the truth is to hear its got to be better than having doubts in your mind, about someones true intentions...
    lilreddress lilreddress 36-40, F 4 Responses Aug 29

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    I read this as I believe everyone has more than one soul and I was so interested to see what you guys thought :(
    kwestdavis kwestdavis 18-21, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    My parents made the decision to cut me out of their life a little over a year and a half ago. Her final words to me were "I used to have a daughter, but no more. Delete our...
    frostyflower frostyflower 26-30, F 5 Responses Aug 27

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    Day 7 (last day) - finding EP has been one of the best discoveries I've made this summer. So many of you here make my day every day, and you don't even know it. Just by letting...
    Solfeggio Solfeggio 36-40, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    It's really hot here. Even though I had plenty to do this morning, I didn't want to miss out on getting my 30 mins of sunbathing in. So I still went out around lunch time to the...
    redwinein1979 redwinein1979 31-35, F Aug 28

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    Day 7 (my last post): -I'm happy I actually completely seen this through every day. I normally can't even do simply things like that completely. -I had a relaxing stroll through...
    ChanelLove12 ChanelLove12 16-17, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    The only laws I break (almost) every day are littering and traffic laws. I never wear my seatbelt or my glasses while driving (my license says I'm supposed to) because I hate both...
    matttheman13 matttheman13 26-30, M 1 Response Aug 24

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    I thank God for each and every day. Today I am 39 weeks pregnant with my third child. What a blessing! I thank Him for allowing me to be a mother and giving me strength to do it...
    KeeWee812 KeeWee812 22-25, F 3 Responses Sep 1

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    Truth...is the thing that just what it is, nothing and nobody could destroy it....But What we call truth is different from what it actually tells us..And their differences is in...
    Amirmohammad Amirmohammad 13-15, M 1 Response 6 hrs ago

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    I've had a pretty hard n ****** up life . if you read my experiences you'd know but that's not even anything compadres to other **** I've been through but even thoe it's hard n...
    youngadult14 youngadult14 13-15, F 2 Responses Aug 22

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    Sometimes I forget what is the point of living. As a nine year old, I started cutting & as I grew older as teen my self-harm techniques have developed. I have attempted suicide...
    greensanctuary greensanctuary 22-25, F 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    Being a Christian, I have always felt that God has a plan for all of his children. That being said, I feel that I must add that regardless of what you may believe in, or what deity...
    daisygrey daisygrey 22-25, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Oh there is nothing like a bit of gratitude to get yourself out of a pity party sometimes. So I just have to do this! Day 1/7 . I survived Stage 3, Grade 3 Breast Cancer . I...
    lagatta lagatta 41-45, F 2 Responses Sep 12

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    So my family and I ordered Chinese food and when it came in we saw we ended up getting 4 more chicken wings then originally ordered. I felt everything came out to be too expensive...
    MysticallyForbidden MysticallyForbidden 18-21, F 3 Responses Aug 22

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    Yesterday he finally told me. What I already suspected deep down in my "woman's intuition." He had spend time with friend from school. He was teaching her how to shoot. He took her...
    sandmoon sandmoon 36-40, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    I've had the truth my entire life. Nothing has ever been "sugar coated" for me. I guess that's why I'm a realist today. I don't mask the point I'm trying to make, and I don't...
    PapercutLP48 PapercutLP48 22-25, M 1 Response Aug 28

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    1) I'm finally headed home from SC! After being delayed at every bus station! I feel good that I kept my calm and was able to pull through like the real MVP. 2) My bf was able to...
    VousEtesBelleCM VousEtesBelleCM 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 5

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    Day two... 1. I positively love the mountains. The beauty just keeps me in a state of awe!...Can you believe how it will be in a few more weeks in this wild and wonderful state...
    MorningBreeze MorningBreeze 56-60, F Sep 9

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    My life is filled with joy and happiness. I have supporting parents and friends carrier than I. Anyone who comes in contact is blown away by how overwhelming my happiness is. I...
    HappensForAReason HappensForAReason 13-15, M Aug 22

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    Sitting on the porch swing listening to the birds sing the only thing that’s missing is you, yea you So lonely on this old swing, wondering what it all means swinging on this...
    michael1971 michael1971 41-45, M Aug 23

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    This is something I have tried but not tried hard enough. When I was in my earlier job, there used to be a girl sitting next to me who always drank water and always had a bottle...
    uselessguy uselessguy 36-40, M 2 Responses Aug 27

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    Since I have started my no sugar diet, I started drinking only water and more everyday.
    roselani2005 roselani2005 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 27

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    Thinking about life itself as i use to do i realized a magnificent interior revelation. I will try to explain in writing form this feeling that i had. All of us came to existance...
    DiegoSMarinho DiegoSMarinho 16-17, M Sep 4

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    After amazing holiday in Florida America I came back to England to find my home had been flooded me my parrents had move into a hotel while house rebuilt where I met Emma . Emma...
    frodo26 frodo26 31-35, M 1 Response Sep 6

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    I've got so much love in my heart for every person I encounter. Every individual human being holds an incredible amount of value, and more than anything I want everybody to realize...
    tunnelsnakesrule tunnelsnakesrule 18-21, F 3 days ago

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    Four years ago, I was a twelve year old girl, turning on thirteen. I was in my first year of junior high, where I was ridicious. Not ridicious in a way where I made terrible...
    JumpingTomatoes JumpingTomatoes 16-17 2 Responses Sep 3

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    I am Positive... I am Positive... I am Positive... Yup,.. Somedays you just have to keep repeating that to yourself until you believe it.. We've all been there. :) Have a good...
    Berry84 Berry84 26-30, F Sep 9

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    A ran done piece of advice I got from a drunk: "Don't believe anything you are told and don't believe half of the things you see."
    ChanelLove12 ChanelLove12 16-17, F 1 Response Sep 11

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    I have heard some of the harshest truth about myself, the people I love and the world. It's such a sad realization that things can be as ****** up as they are but on the bright...
    Rbsgirl22 Rbsgirl22 18-21, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    People come into your life for a reason,a season or a lifetime. When u know which one it is,you will know what to do for that person...
    teachocolate teachocolate 41-45, F 9 Responses Aug 25

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    This goes out to all of the people who have been broken but have been strong enough to let go. For the people who have hurt so badly that they felt they could never love again, but...
    kaymiu kaymiu 41-45, F 4 Responses Aug 26

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    Hi.my name is,Irene i have no parents.my parents died when i was small.when my parents passed away my grandmother took me and raise me but then she got too old so she asked my...
    Ireneogy Ireneogy 26-30, F 2 Responses Aug 29

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    I think education should be free. Human beings are curious by nature. Even the most simple man has a thirst for knowledge. This knowledge is what has caused all the progressions we...
    kalila37 kalila37 18-21, F Aug 30

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    I went through a divorce,3yrs now!day one,I felt as if I wasn't going to make it!3 yrs later,I'm doing better than ever.
    dafalcon dafalcon 46-50, M 1 Response Sep 1

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    Even if the reason may hurt you, there's a reason behind everything. Every tear, every smile, every heart break, everything..
    xgirlyx xgirlyx 13-15, F 4 Responses Sep 3

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    ButterFlies Cannott See Theirr Winqs. Theyyy Livee Ntt Knowinq Trulyyy Howw Beautiful Theyyy Aree, & Ppl Aree Thee Samee...
    conniee3 conniee3 18-21, F 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    How do i explain to my parent im gay, honestly, like i need good advice because this is very difficult for me
    peterhill12345 peterhill12345 13-15, M 2 Responses 9 hrs ago

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    1. My grandmother is still alive and God has blessed me with someone so beautiful, I can't even find the words to describe how much and what she means to me 2. I have something to...
    infinitexhope infinitexhope 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 26

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    for me everything happened in my life a disaster. firstly cuz of my bestfriend long long time ago? I remember I was so little that time. I got raped by him. I know nothing bout...
    RegineAbiertasPalencia RegineAbiertasPalencia 18-21, F 4 Responses Aug 30

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    Today I challenge everyone to "Pay it Forward." - Nothing makes me more happy than when the driver ahead unexpectedly pays for my Tim Horton's at the drive-thru. The world isn't...
    drunkinlove23 drunkinlove23 18-21, F 4 Responses Sep 1

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    Before the day is up :) 1) I received both a good morning AND a goodnight text from him today! I appreciate that he still makes an effort because I know how BUSY he is with...
    VousEtesBelleCM VousEtesBelleCM 18-21, F Sep 6