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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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    just remembering why I'd rather be at home too many stupid f*cking people also rude and inconsiderate and don't even get me started on the girl and their damn bitchy attitudes if I...
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    I am a good photographer, but I never look good in pictures, I can't act, and I'm camera shy. I can't not be the person with the camera. My friends and family hate that I never...
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    I dislike fake friends who you tell something too and they go behind your back and betray you . No I do not need friends like that I want true friends or none at all I have a few...
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    I'm too self conscious to be comfortable having people take pictures of me. I love being the photographer though and take people out to nice places and take pictures of them. It's...
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    If Only Have you ever wanted something so badly, and then not get it? Whether it be a love interest, a job, or another opportunity, you were just sure would be the perfect fit...
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    (to be honest) i care way too much about those people i am going to meet again. how do they think about me if i did something stupidly awkward i will rather die than see there...
    brooke2001 brooke2001 13-15, F 1 Response Jan 21

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    I wish I had been born in the 1990s! Everything seemed so cool then, with all the cool, retro toys and adorable TV shows that grab you and pull you in, and best of all, there were...
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    At school I'm probably the most crazy.... Okay, I'd like to point out that I'm not immature to the point where I'm not making smart choices. For one, I respect authority and follow...
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    August 3rd, 2013. Sharp pain as I rode home on my pushbike from my grandmother's house. I thought I had drunk my coffee too fast - so shrugging it off I continued to ride...
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    I had an affair, but we ended things. I feel like I should explain this one a bit. I fell in love with this man before I met my husband but he never noticed me. While I was engaged...
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    Being a TCK has shown me one thing. It's easy to forget about people you don't see. And I have been on the receiving end of this my whole live. I've lived in three different...
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    People keep trying to get it, but I don't want to let people in, but if I had someone who wouldn't judge me, someone who could just give me a hug and tell me that everything would...
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    "Lover, You Should've Come Over"Jeff BuckleyLooking out the door i see the rain fall upon the funeral mournersParading in a wake of sad relations as their shoes fill up with...
    NewBeginnings77 NewBeginnings77 31-35, F 1 Response Jan 2

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    NewBeginnings77 NewBeginnings77 31-35, F 5 days ago

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    I am sick of unreliable parents who reject my dreams and hopes for the future every chance they get. Everytime. Everytime I bring up my YouTube channels and saving a dare...
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    Is the expression of desire, want, lust from a woman that isn't overtly flaunting herself surprising? A woman having set standards, high intelligence, and knowing what she desires...
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    I asked myself, ... Would I want to get married to MM? Imagine being married to him. His 4 kids. His wife. His sneaking to see wife. Me cooking and cleaning some extra...
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    I think I am going through a pre mid life crises! At the age of 28 I feel like I have missed out on not having more blinding nights out raving until sunrise. I could have carved a...
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    I been wanting to find someone that I can care for ..my first marriage I was with him for 13 years with in those years I was told I was fat ugly and worth less he would beat me in...
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    1) HELP. Sometimes in life you can't confide in those closest to you, seeking advice/help from an unbiased source can be a breath of fresh air. 2) LEARN People make mistakes...
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