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I Feel Fortunate to Be Alive

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    It's Been Hell, But I'm Grateful.

    I have wasted much time, energy, and resources in my life. Some would say: "You're a waste." They might be right. Typically, I have been an ungrateful *****. Never enjoying all the small things. Never taking a moment to say "thank you" to whoever or...
    EricS EricS 31-35, M 2 Responses May 27, 2009

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    I Am

    I feel like I've been writing a lot of silly stories recently and it's been nice to exercise my sense of humor but I think I'm getting away from what is most important in my life.  Not only here on EP but in my personal life.  I think it's really great that I'm no...
    ReformedAutomaton ReformedAutomaton 36-40, M 2 Responses May 27, 2009

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    What Ifs and Near Misses

    When I'm feeling positive and i think about it... i mean _really_ think about it, i am reminded on how lucky i am to still have a pulse. When my mom was pregnant (not with me- but with my older sibling) she was Given an Anti-miscarriage Drug called DES (yeah, I'm not gonna even...
    Shierke Shierke 26-30, F Jun 3, 2009

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    This is why I would cut myself. I just wanted to feel something because when you have so much depression it's like your paralyzed. You can feel everything all in one moment, then...
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    I just feel like I'm waiting for something to happen in my life but I don't know what it is. All I know is that i'm not going to find it in this country or with these people. Does...
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    I thought I would take a nap since I didn't sleep much last night Im almost asleep and feel empty. My dad is dead. No one seems to care. It's like his life never was. Like he...
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    It must be madness, the way I allow things to devour me. The way I let the things I don't want, back in . I want to feel "normal" yet i want to feel "special". What's scary is how...
    Shahedansharif Shahedansharif 16-17, M 4 Responses 9 hrs ago

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    I just often don't know how I'm feeling and it confuses me. Right now I'm feeling very happy and excited but still deep down I feel like I'm missing something. And I don't know...
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    My boyfriend doesn't want me anymore and we've been broken up for 5 days and he's did some messed up stuff like post our business on the internet to make a fool out of myself and...
    Lexylivinglife Lexylivinglife 16-17, F 2 Responses 13 hrs ago

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    Best feeling when you don't know why you are happy!! 💃🏿🔥
    tukie14 tukie14 13-15, F 13 hrs ago

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    death frightens me. I feel like it's like when you were born. You didn't know that you existed, you didn't exist, and when you die you won't exist. All you'll be is a memory, and...
    tyrannosaurusmess tyrannosaurusmess 13-15, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    My name is madseddik I have the tallest **** Cant believe me Take look At genis book I have the genuis look I turn around in the souk And i **** people like the pirate hook...
    SEDDIKMBM SEDDIKMBM 16-17, M 1 day ago

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    .. Heard about the earthquake in Taiwan, today, and how many casualties have been identified.. it was 6.4 in magnitude, they said. I know earthquakes are common.. but this one...
    bellabong bellabong 26-30, F 1 day ago

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    That feeling that's bursting through your veins like sparks of fire whenever you're doing something that excites you? I think that's when you're most alive. It ignites something in...
    BloodEpiphone BloodEpiphone 13-15, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I feel bored all the time in everything that I do. It doesn't matter who I'm talking to, or where I am, or what's going on. I have this extreme boredom all the time in every...
    Lyric8 Lyric8 18-21, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    She makes me feel so alive. She has an amazing heart n soul. Whenever we speak my heart knows she's the one. I hope maybe one day she realizes I am her one.
    poetz13 poetz13 36-40, F 2 days ago

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    What's not good about helping the less fortunate I mean this is just a stereotype but the UK is so selfish in my opinion and I am 12 and I was in Exeter the other day and I saw a...
    charlotte8482 charlotte8482 13-15, F 4 Responses 2 days ago

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    Prices go up But not quality Trends become weapons To beat on others Less fortunate Billions get made But not cures Not unity Not sanctuaries of peace Not...
    JustBipolarMe JustBipolarMe 46-50, M 2 days ago

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    My name is Anthony and I'm 23yrs old. I used to volunteer at my friends church and feed the less fortunate
    Anthony2400 Anthony2400 22-25, M 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    Even with very little to no friends I still feel alone. in truth when a person has spent so many years in isolation as I have you would tend to feel alone. it's how I feel now...
    SladeTheLegend SladeTheLegend 18-21, M 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    Face down with the LA curbside endings With the ones and zeros. Downtown was the perfect place to hide. The first star that I saw last night was a headlight Of a man-made sky...
    cosmosdrift cosmosdrift 31-35, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I'm alive and feel so healthy! Life is a journey and along the way I've picked up souvenirs, little knick-knacks (scars) to remind me where I've been, and how blessed and fortunate...
    Strngluv Strngluv 51-55, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I will die or I will be alive yes well today answer many peoples question am going in search of answer well am an atheist I dont believe in god or. ghosts but in my village...
    shekarleader shekarleader 18-21, M 6 days ago

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    my gun is loaded...im taking this tie to writ emu goodby letters ..ul say I'm selfish...i guarantee I'm better off dead then alive...if hell exists I'm about to join.
    Katvondim Katvondim 31-35, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    My 18th birthday is coming up in a couple of weeks and I'm starting to dread it. Why do people make such a big deal out of it, other than the fact that it's the majority age? I've...
    Imbolcumbra Imbolcumbra 16-17, M Jan 30

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    When someone comes along in your life ... Someone you see something of yourself in .. They make you feel amazing , happy, content , excited , coy, strong, ambitious . They make you...
    SoleExecutioner SoleExecutioner 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 29

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    OPEN HEAVENS FELLOWSHIP DAILY DEVOTION DON'T MISS THE WHOLE POINT! Songs of Solomon 2:10 (NLT) My lover said to me, “Rise up, my darling! Come away with me, my fair one...
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    I was in a roll over accident Sunday and I went to go clean out my truck. I do not know how I made it out alive!
    archbo12 archbo12 26-30, M 1 Response Jan 27

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    It is nice to be alive, to live a drama free life.
    kal76 kal76 36-40, M Jan 27

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    I am an internet vampire. I was given up for old. Marriage had begun a downhill fall ten years ago and I was full of loneliness and darkness. Life had become just a day to day drag...
    boldtimer boldtimer 66-70, M Jan 26

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    Ever since I was little, I had this feeling that I don’t belong to this world. My parents would tell me what is right and wrong, but I’ve always acted how I felt it was right...
    electus electus 18-21, M Jan 26

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    I am so much more happy and outgoing when I have dressed femininely and am feeling ultra femme'. As the female inside is released I feel bubbly inside and more confident, more...
    amandatrane1 amandatrane1 51-55, T Jan 26

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    I feel so good when I have helped someone inside my family or outside of my family. It does not matter what others need, I am always ready to help one another in meeting their...
    matureamericanmother matureamericanmother 36-40, F 4 Responses Jan 24

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    Isn't it great that all we've experienced isn't who we are? I'm Me in spite of what happens to me and I can do whatever I please. Does that scare you? If it does it should...
    Everyheartbeat Everyheartbeat 26-30 Jan 23

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    You were like my glue, the glue that held everything together, now you are gone!! and everything is falling apart!! I don't know where to start! I don't know how to explain my...
    Joysummers Joysummers 31-35, M 1 Response Jan 23

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    It all started when i was in my college. i was good in studies and was a member of my band too. i was short in attendance always because i used to go out for events. I had a group...
    champabhi champabhi 26-30, M Jan 22

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    I always feel this way, and I know what is missing. Half a year ago I climbed the mountain Galdhöpiggen. This kind of outdoors life is what I run on. That is what I live for. And...
    darkspiritwolf darkspiritwolf 18-21, F Jan 21

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    -The Ocean by The Bravery To Build A Home by The Cinematic Orchestra I Want To Feel Alive by The Lighthouse and the Whaler Between the Bars by Elliott Smith Who Are You, Really...
    ArtemisOfTheInfernalLands ArtemisOfTheInfernalLands 13-15, F 2 Responses Jan 21

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    it makes me feel mooore alive
    aloisad aloisad 22-25, F 6 Responses Jan 21

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