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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 don't believe everything happens for a reason. There is so much in each of our perceived little realities that simply cannot be predicted. Horrible things happen where fault...
    Unalike Unalike 18-21, M 1 Response Nov 7

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    Yes I believe everything happens for a reason but why do I keep seeing someone I used to like and someone who was my FWB like 3 years ago??? I see him because he works for the...
    DaddysGirl24 DaddysGirl24 22-25, F 2 Responses Nov 12

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    I feel like every day is the same. School, stress, home, videogames, sleep. And after that its gonna be work and stress. Thats your life. Work and stress. And you only live once...
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    The present is constantly passing, and with it’s departure are fleeing accomplishments and struggles. Although sanity suggests that it is healthier to hold the good times closer...
    GoodSignMan GoodSignMan 26-30, M 2 Responses Nov 5

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    I am a Christian and belive in God. But I belive in life and no matter what it is or how anything are there are always reasons behind it. I don't belive in stuff happening...
    OKPunk OKPunk 18-21, M Oct 29

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    Thats just humans! Maybe you can help them with their emotions stuff! But when you're upset and like broken..you need someone ..to stand beside you and show you ..You are worth...
    ThisIsMeYeah ThisIsMeYeah 18-21, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    What is love? You made my heart beat so fast made my palms get so sweaty. You made me stutter and I never stutter! You honestly reminded me of my first love, but only better. I...
    KiayaMae KiayaMae 18-21, F 3 Responses Oct 23

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    I was just trying to think of some instances in life when people have kept things from me or told half truths or even straight up lied to me to "protect" me. There are a few that...
    shellseagirl shellseagirl 41-45, F 6 Responses Nov 9

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    I start to rebuild everything from the ground up but something's always in my way. I want to stop digging so badly but I keep going I want to lay my head I want to hear that...
    shadow721 shadow721 18-21, M 1 Response Oct 24

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    No matter what you say I know u have a story. So tell me tell others if you want me tk tell a story just ask what one you want me to tell and i will be completly honest
    lost12unit lost12unit 13-15, M 1 Response Oct 25

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    "I was told once that when we are given a lesson and we do not learn from the first experience, we continually get the same lesson given to us, and each time we need to face it, it...
    Create63 Create63 46-50, M 2 Responses Oct 26

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    Sometimes I wonder if other people set goals for themselves like I do. I have learned that it's the only way to achieve success. Most people set New Year's Resolutions but they...
    ANewCreation4Him ANewCreation4Him 36-40, F 1 Response Nov 11

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    Key word "trying". I don't have the time anymore
    Huskyforders Huskyforders 13-15, F 1 Response Nov 2

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    Everyone morning I get up, take the bus, take the train, take the undeground to go to university. Everyone morning I realize that people barely look at each other and that no one...
    SmallGirlOne SmallGirlOne 18-21, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I believe that everything happens for a reason. We do something once time, perhaps by chance, however we do it a second time, for a purpose or function.
    tryingagainII tryingagainII 56-60, M 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    I drink water everyday. I don't really drink juice. I probably would if there no water In your house but the sink. I don't drink soda like I do with water. I order out I get water...
    lorrena19 lorrena19 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 2

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    I actually can't drink lot's of water I can be without it for 3 or 4 maybe a week without water and in the other day, when I drink it I only drink 2 or 1 glace of water ,I really...
    belllla belllla 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 2

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    It's like saying" the way to a mans heart is thru his stomach" that's bullshit! Every woman knows it's thru his penis!!!!
    babygirlmr77 babygirlmr77 36-40, F 6 Responses Nov 3

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    It was around this time last year when I was getting into bad habits. Ever since I started driving.. I was in & out of the house every night. I was hanging around people who were...
    FreeSpirit02 FreeSpirit02 18-21, F 11 Responses Nov 7

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    Sometimes I feel like my life is nothing else but living in a box of plastic. I see everything that happens outside and I can hear those people from outside talking, but their...
    SmallGirlOne SmallGirlOne 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    Deep down...I DO believe this. Sometimes it's easier to take than other times. When things are going good in my life...I can say that with confidence...when things are crappy or...
    RubyLane RubyLane 41-45, F 4 Responses 6 hrs ago

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    We all have two belief systems - The things we BELIEVE we believe, and the things we actually try to live our lives by. Most people don't realize this, or recognize the difference...
    SilverSearching SilverSearching 26-30, M 2 Responses Oct 26

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    I have a question. If everything in life happens for a reason then how come some people are abused,poor,death,abandoned and sell (take human trafficking for example)? I'm not...
    superlovexcx superlovexcx 18-21, F 19 Responses Nov 1

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    So I think I might be going through a trial of faith. I was at the top of my game...made to top 1% in my job...free trip to Panama. Made it to a teacher-ship position in my church...
    Sezom Sezom 36-40, M 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    Someday, someway, somehow, everything will come together, and we all just have to believe that (:
    Tina297 Tina297 18-21, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    I met some old friends today. Loads of catching up. Good fun. But made me think of where I am in life right now when I listen to them talk about where they are. They seemed like...
    littlemisslight littlemisslight 26-30, F 6 Responses 2 days ago

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    I am rotting from the inside out. This society's conditioning is turning my cells into putrid puddles of waste as I decompose amongst a million other zombies who have enslaved...
    JavierHunting JavierHunting 18-21, M 1 Response Oct 25

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    Last August the man I was with for so long passed away... Now it's so hard for me to get close or let anyone in.. I want so bad to love again and be happy I just think I don't know...
    Grace94 Grace94 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 27

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    I believe god has created a purpose for all of us we just need to follow through
    Lindsy18 Lindsy18 13-15, F 5 Responses Nov 3

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    It's better than beating around the bush. I have the time for the truth, we aren't going anywhere. Why lie? You seem to be prolonging an answer that you want to talk about. However...
    quietfighter quietfighter 18-21, M Nov 13

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    I've seen this before...but it really resonates... People come into your life for a reason, a season, or a lifetime. When you figure out which one it is, you will know what to do...
    izzysophy1234 izzysophy1234 31-35, F 4 Responses 1 day ago

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    Today I couldn't at all I've cried for 30 minutes straight. How could my mind be so cruel, vile and shallow? I can't stand it at all even thinking about it now I cry. It's so ugly...
    SwanNual SwanNual 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 27

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    Life is like a huge puzzle. We go trough different seasons involving, trials, tribulations, brokenness, peace, restoration, etc., all acting as puzzle pieces to create the end...
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    I need some help please. I stopped taking my prozac 4 days ago. I'm experiencing some really horrible withdrawal symptoms and I was curious if anyone knew how long they last and...
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    Bc ppl lie all the time *** some belive everything
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    This is life. Everyone has a story.
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    Your experiences make up who you are. Your life story is unique to you. Everybody has a story. You may not understand why they did what they did. Maybe they didn't understand them...
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    My best friend had to move to New Jersey recently and it really sucked. We didn't even get to say goodbye. But I realized that this would be the first real test of our friendship...
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    Ahkeylee Ahkeylee 51-55 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I used to have abs but those are going away with each passing day, not that I mind of course.
    Semya Semya 22-25, M 1 Response Oct 29

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    Well, I am currently 30 and currently single. I have had many relationships with women in my time on this rock which have all, obviously, have not been lasting. I have only had...
    jason55731 jason55731 26-30, M Oct 30

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