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I F I Had Too, I Would Rather Be Deaf Than Blind

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    Having the life of an artist, if I were blind, what would be the point of living? Art and the internet are my life and I can't imagine it being any different. Though music is such a major part of my life, I can go without it. However, I can't go without creating visual art. Not...
    Paxis Paxis 16-17, F 1 Response Jun 13, 2011

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    i am broken nowa days, many reasons for it,i have and so now i wish if i could go back to the time when me ,my family in our old house was living happily i remember waking up early...
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    When I was in first grade I had a teacher that I never really felt comfortable with. I felt very strange and uneasy around her, like she would hurt me or something but she never...
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    me being fat has made people think i am older so i had to act older.I don't feel like i had a childhood
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    In December 2012 I had what was thought to be a stroke. It transpired I have TGA. It was very frightening. I was sitting chatting to my sister in law who was visiting for my...
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    I try so hard to convince myself I need no one. I try so hard to convince myself no one would need me. Three in the morning came about though, and she laid on her bed sobbing and...
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    I had all four of my wisdom teeth removed not too long ago, and let me tell you, the process of having all of them extracted at once was probably the easier part of the whole...
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    I was born into a world I do not identify with. I don't feel any sense of belonging to my family, social group, racial group, country, or even the world. I have an inner stormy...
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    By the age of two my mother and I were on our own. My father was an abusive *****. Not sexually abusive. He was just a violent and unstable kind of guy. Too much for my mother to...
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    Life never ceases to amaze me. It’s interesting really, the things it throws at me sometimes. I’m a little confused by how things have panned out across the last week. It’s...
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    I have been deaf all my life, and have had my ups and downs. Reflecting, on the past, and what will hold for my future. The one thing I hate is not really being able to listen to...
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    There seem to be a lot of people out there who think that just because a girl plays sports that she isn't feminine and she doesn't want to be a girl and would rather be a boy. But...
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    It's been a while since I've thought about him. After the restraining order, and a year of time I hadn't given him much thought. So I don't understand why he slipped into my dreams...
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    I'm somewhat haunted by the memory of my first kiss. It was with my best guy friend (who has a girlfriend). We were sat up against some lockers. We were talking, fighting, laughing...
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    In March of 2012, I had the Essure procedure.For those that might not be aware, the Essure procedure is supposed to be a form of permanent birth control. Two coils are inserted...
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    Bad things happen to innocent people too, so i never believed in karma
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    One day, near the end of senior year in high school, our Honors French class decided to give our student teacher a hotfoot. This wasn't just a randomly mean prank. The teacher...
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    I'm an older gal, not playing cougar, or being a perv. I'm an OTR truck driver so not much time to make or hang out with friends. I have a driving partner, but he would rather...
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    When I was attending community College to get my two year degree to transfer to a four year university, I signed up for a fiction class. In this class, we would work in teams of...
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    My date last night was a real dud. Hot or Not.......NOT. The topic of conversation kept coming back to his mom who has dementia and his brother who, during heart surgery, ended...
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    I had an affair and my story is a long and complicated one. Ultimately, my husband walked in on us and now he will not even be open to the idea of asking me questions about it, but...
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    OMG! I totally agree with this! Like guys, I'm just lazy to talk to people which I know that they are fake and totally don't mean what they said. To me, I would rather be quiet...
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    I am sorry that I kept you up all night and you had to listen to me crying. You could have left me there alone and I would have been ok. But what I would actually like to apologize...
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    I've always been there, but never had someone beside me. Out of all my friends I've ever had, they've always had nice things said about me that a good friend would hear. I've...
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