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I Feel Like I've Lost My Creativity

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    I Used To Be....

    I used to be so creative! I feel like I lost that somewhere in my adult years. I can think of a hundred projects to do but can only find time for a few tinkerings. I don't know if it's lack of money for supplies. Lack of motivation. Space in my tiny apt. Or, if those are just...
    Fireflower352 Fireflower352 36-40, F Oct 6, 2013

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    Where'd It Go????

    I used to be very artistically talented when I was much younger.  Now... I don't know, I guess it's a lack of practice &/or time... but it seems gone.  And my writing... ugh.  I feel like a part of me has been lost.  I am trying to recapture it... have...
    2Quirky 2Quirky 51-55, F Feb 11, 2009

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