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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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    You don't know what you are saying nor thinking, when you right such words. Firstly, What makes you think, that being blind is any lesser than not hearing the music and the sounds of birds? You can as a blind person, talk to anybody in the street. You can see the forest for the...
    Magnum64 Magnum64 46-50, M Nov 28, 2013

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    loveyourselfalwaysxx loveyourselfalwaysxx 13-15, F 1 Response Nov 11

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    When I was a kid, I got a spanking by one of my favorite teachers. I had known this teacher since I started high school and she knew that I was a good kid at heart. But, my junior...
    JustApassengerinlife JustApassengerinlife 36-40, F 3 Responses Oct 27

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    I met my ex in March. He was very affectionate, sweet, asking for me to not to leave. At first, I was full of doubts, insecurities, fears. I suffer from anxiety and depression...
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    sailnude sailnude 41-45, F 13 Responses Nov 7

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    Skarizza Skarizza 18-21, F 5 Responses Nov 6

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    Kiddinq Kiddinq 18-21, F Nov 6

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    I feel like I grew up way too fast, especially because I never really had parents (divorce, mom in hospital, etc.). Then there's mom. She acts like a 12 years old. She's mentally...
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    My twin was deaf. So I had to sign for her and interpret things for her
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