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I Enjoy Animals' Company Over People Sometimes

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    My Best Friends Have Been My Dogs.

    Too many cats have tried to kill me though. I stay away from them but am ok with the love they give others. I have had dogs like my little Bella, RIP 1998. Full breed cocker spaniel. White with buff patches. She was so cute. And smart. I swear she understood plain english. You...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jul 30, 2009

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    Company

    sometimes animals are the best company anyone could have. they know what you feel at all times. i like talking to animals sometimes over my family.
    lovinlife11 lovinlife11 18-21, F Sep 30, 2010

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    binarysprinkles binarysprinkles 26-30, F Nov 6, 2014

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    My Dogs

    my dogs are 3 labradors , they love a good long run in a field or a swim in the river or lake , they seem to know when they are going out ,there eyes just tell you things , all they ask for is food ,water and a hug and to be cared for , when at times in my life ive been down i...
    fenjoe fenjoe 41-45, M May 31, 2011

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    People Are Mean!

    I've seen the bad side of humans. through dogs and other rescue animals. I've rescued 100's of animals since I was little. I've seen dogs with missing eyes, mean dogs, scraed, timid dogs, dead dogs, starved dogs, all this because of people. People could learn alot from all...
    HELLKAT HELLKAT 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 30, 2008

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    You never really know what someone is going through. I think that's why what's most important is not what we see, but what we do not. You see a boy run home from school and assume...
    songwrxter songwrxter 18-21, F 3 Responses 2 hrs ago

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    "Kill yourself. Kill yourself. Kill yourself." Those were words that I used to hear all the time back when I was being bullied constantly in high school. And as a result, I...
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    The Banquet Server..I worked for G-6 Summit in the Kitchen.. of Hotel Redyison..Helped out with Prep mostly cleaning Dishes. I had called out on a Sunday; it felt Tedious to work...
    KCeiykaey KCeiykaey 31-35, F 7 hrs ago

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    Went skinny dipping yesterday in a canyon near my house. The water crashed over the jumbled boulders in the stream bed and I found a four foot mini waterfall under which to sit...
    roadcyclist roadcyclist 41-45, M 1 Response 7 hrs ago

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    I enjoy talking to people in general. This can be online, in person, on the phone, you name it. I talk mostly to my old friends (in person or on the phone), but its also fun to get...
    IcyLemonLime IcyLemonLime 36-40, F 9 hrs ago

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    it makes me feel good : ) I enjoy cheering ppl up....
    StreetgirlnamedDesire504 StreetgirlnamedDesire504 36-40 20 hrs ago

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    had so many great nights out over the years watching this, best times on foreign holidays.Slow dances are the best!
    devonman3 devonman3 51-55, M 21 hrs ago

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    Good god i fear I'll never have another one again!!! The horror...it shouldn't be so difficult. How come the majority of people either stay superficial or have such rigid boxes...
    Goodbadladywoman Goodbadladywoman 31-35, F 6 Responses 22 hrs ago

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    Humans will be the cause of our own extinction. Over population, I believe, will be the root cause, just think about it. Soon, all forests will be gone because we'll need more...
    MsFuzzWuzzOreoCat MsFuzzWuzzOreoCat 13-15, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    my main totem is a cat! but every person has three animal totems if you ask the universe to show you it will! by animals reappearing over and over!
    fairymeg fairymeg 22-25, F 1 day ago

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    The kinds of people who are actually okay with hurting animals aren't going to be happy-friendly-kind to people either. That kind of destructiveness is never limited to just...
    SilverSearching SilverSearching 26-30, M 1 day ago

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    The few times that I haven't helped still haunt me. Once when I was in college I hit a cat with my car in the middle of the night and I didn't stop to see if it lived. I was sure...
    kitkat0216 kitkat0216 31-35, F 1 day ago

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    animals are the only beings that are pure of heart... humans are so curupt. I don't trust them all they do is use and hurt people and it sickens me. I will stick to nature and...
    fairymeg fairymeg 22-25, F 4 Responses 1 day ago

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    If I see a turtle crossing the street, I help it out. Sure, I may be blocking traffic, but I really don't care. I know how some people are. They love running over animals, and I...
    TheQuirkyQuasar TheQuirkyQuasar 26-30, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I've been sick a bit the last few weeks and one of my cats, Frank Sinatra, has been watching over me. Today I began feeling pretty crummy again and he got in bed with me and just...
    Susrh Susrh 41-45, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Where is everyone tonight? It's so quiet!!
    brutus90210 brutus90210 56-60, M 4 days ago

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    I love stuffed animals I collect them . Over the years I've collected about a dozen bears, several dogs, a moose a few monkeys and several bean babies in various sizes .
    crazyram45 crazyram45 22-25, M 4 days ago

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    Sometimes I Want to cut a lot of my hair of, but then I don't because then I wouldn't be able to experience long hair haircut as much and I like them. However I also love short...
    hcl355 hcl355 18-21, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Cause then I can do whatever I want. I can nap, read, watch what I want, sing and dance to whatever I want. It's relaxing. People sometimes stress me out so its good to get away...
    waywardgirl98 waywardgirl98 16-17, F 5 days ago

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    sometimes when i feel a bit sad or sick my dog comes by my side and starts licking my face. usually he just licks my hand :')
    alien1997 alien1997 18-21, M 5 days ago

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      My name is Matt, I was born with a right-side weakness. I do everything left-handed, with my right-hand as my secondary everyday. I work a full-time job with The National...
    ChristianforLife ChristianforLife 26-30, M 5 days ago

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    I know I don't belong in society, I am an alien and socially awkward. I'd honestly rather just live in the forest amongst the animals sometimes.
    Beerus Beerus 22-25, M 1 Response a week ago

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    Sometimes when I get depressed my dog jumps up and licks my face. :) Or if I'm sitting down he'll climb up on my lap and hug me. :)
    theoneIhate theoneIhate 22-25, M 2 Responses a week ago

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    I am just so frustrated and angry with myself right now. I have been trying to get to a normal weight and maintain it for YEARS and I just cannot seem to get there. I am stuck on a...
    Robinzasio Robinzasio 41-45, F a week ago

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    Recently, I've been queued in that I might be a psychopath/sociopath, whatever. Yes, I'm empathic and for the last couple years believed that maybe I was bipolar. A dear...
    Mountainweaver Mountainweaver 31-35, M 2 Responses a week ago

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    Some wisdom on suicide. Quote below!! Quote: Michael Laitman Q: Why is suicide considered so terrible in Judaism? If one sees no point in living, why cannot that person choose...
    Abby2978 Abby2978 36-40, F 1 Response a week ago

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    Animals are spiritual messengers! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Hsl_5NVp-gk&feature=youtube_gdata_player
    Jhayne8 Jhayne8 31-35, F Aug 22

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    Yes indeed, I believe that animals are great! Especially wolves and other canines, hence the name Wolflover. If you aren't fond of animals, but want to change that, message me for...
    Wolflover1999 Wolflover1999 16-17, M 2 Responses Aug 22

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    Darned auto correct. I wrote this about how much I enjoy building ship models. Since they represent historical "machines", I'm going to leave it under this experience heading...
    Dave002 Dave002 56-60, M Aug 19

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    I enjoy very much talking to people no matter what it's about.
    DakotaMuffin DakotaMuffin 16-17, M Aug 19

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    When you love someone more than yourself, you'll turn yourself inside out trying to fit them and make them happy. You can find that you stopped doing the major things that make...
    BreakingBored BreakingBored 41-45, F 3 Responses Aug 18

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    Every day, every minute, every second. There's an animal who's calling for help. More than 1.13 million animals are being killed each year of abuse, starving, etc... Many people...
    Jgummy123 Jgummy123 13-15, F Aug 18

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    Rhode Island I'm open to talking to people who live near me, and if there's a good chance we will enjoy each other's company, I'm open to meeting up. So, look at my interests...
    villaliving villaliving 31-35, M 1 Response Aug 17

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    I used to hate hate hate being alone... I was terrified of it actually. But for the last 5 years I have lived by myself and now it feels kinda odd when I have people over. It's...
    ktbare82 ktbare82 31-35, F Aug 16

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    So many people in sexless marriages... relationships which should be so different... enjoying the pleasure of holding hands, cuddling, smiling to each other sweetly... and of...
    SolitaireGent SolitaireGent 41-45, M 2 Responses Aug 16

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    Let me first say that I'm not a misanthrope, hating all of humanity - that is not the case. I simply don't relate to almost everyone. And the older I get, the more it makes me feel...
    Anon0520 Anon0520 26-30 Aug 14

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