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    Let The Madness Begin Muhahahahahaha

    “Oh hey guys how’s it hanging?” he asked noticing us at the end of the hall not seeming to care about his lack of clothing. I looked away covering my eyes. Yet another traumatic event was carved into my brain against my will. I don’t think I’ll ever be able to sleep...
    CaptainJackass CaptainJackass 22-25, M Aug 29, 2011

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    Happiness Habit

    If the only prayer you said in your whole life was "thank you", that would suffice. M. Shimoff, Happy for No Reason Chapter 5, The pillar of the heart
    jenga1 jenga1 46-50, F 2 Responses Sep 23, 2011

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    Dancing On The Edge

    "The room was quiet. I hated the silence. All kinds of thoughts could pop up in that silence. Silence was like the dark- anything could be hiding in it."-Dancing on the Edge by Han Nolan
    VendettaVita VendettaVita 31-35, F Nov 24, 2012

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    "It's a troublesome world.

    The people who're in it are troubled with troubles almost every minute. You ought to be thankful - a whole heaping lot - for the people and places you're LUCKY you're NOT. That's why I say Duckie, don't grumble, don't stew. Some critters are much-much, oh, ever so much-much, so...
    jenga1 jenga1 46-50, F 1 Response May 27

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    From Brave New World, By Aldous Huxley

    "But I like the inconveniences.""We don't," said the Controller. "We prefer to do things comfortably.""But I don't want comfort. I want God, I want poetry, I want real danger, I want freedom, I want goodness. I want sin.""In fact," said Mustapha Mond, "you're claiming the right...
    DancingFox DancingFox 31-35, F 3 Responses Aug 28, 2011

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    " Your ego will make an argument

    for why you have to "sell out", in a thousand ways. It will rationalize that you need security, safety, certainty, control, acceptance, and a paycheck. But what is the price for selling out your soul? Every time you betray the truth of your soul, you split from your true self...
    jenga1 jenga1 46-50, F May 23

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    The Door !

    "You see, only one who wanted to find the Stone -- find it, but not use it -- would be able to get it..."                              ...
    Auror Auror 31-35, F 1 Response Apr 7, 2010

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    A Recent Obsession

    I can't seem to get this out of my mind lately. It comes from Devotions Upon Emergent Occasions, and was written by John Donne: "No man is an island.  entire of itself; every man is a piece of the continent, a part of the main; if a clod be washed away by the sea...
    Emptysoul30 Emptysoul30 22-25, M 7 Responses Apr 6, 2010

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    From The Claw Of The Conciliator..

    "We were one, naked and happy and clean, and we knew that she was no more and that I still lived, and we struggled against neither of those things, but with woven hair read from a single book and talked and sang of other matters."
    delirium delirium 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 23, 2010

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    Love And Obsession

    What is the difference between love and obsession? Didn’t both make you stay up all night, wandering the streets, a victim of your own imagination, your own heartbeat? Did you fall into both, headfirst into quicksand? Wasn’t every man in love a fool and every woman a slave...
    VendettaVita VendettaVita 31-35, F 1 Response Nov 24, 2012

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    Related Experiences

    I have run away from home several times, nine to be specific. But being me, I usually go to the park or lake and sit and think. I start feeling really really guilty for what I did...
    mikaykay mikaykay 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 18

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    i have read his book its simply amazing it has helped me so much is there anyone else who has read his book?
    zeezee1234 zeezee1234 31-35, F 1 Response Aug 31

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    I feel disconnected from my family because I don't feel we understand each other. I realize I've never really had deep bonds with my friends over the years because we were always...
    ajrestless ajrestless 18-21, F 3 Responses Aug 30

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    I am more than ecstatic to be able to give hope to all sufferers today by being able to truthfully tell you that I managed to rip myself out of bulimia completely in the time space...
    mel95 mel95 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 21

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    they are camo john deere although john deere isnt as great as case
    wannaloveyou wannaloveyou 13-15, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    So yep. Everything in my profile is out of date but hello, it's nice to be here again! Hope I can get around to updating and catching up this week!
    nicolaluna nicolaluna 36-40, F Aug 21

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    Some personal documents of mine got stolen :(
    shitfaced77 shitfaced77 18-21, M Sep 8

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    I have loved reading for as long as I can remember and my sister is the same way. We just read different types of books. My brother is the opposite. He never liked reading. He is...
    blossomingbeauti blossomingbeauti 36-40, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    I have a ton of books. I mean, literally, my books weigh about one ton. I don't have that many either; all-told about one thousand books. A number of people I know have many, many...
    softgreenhourglass softgreenhourglass 36-40, M 5 Responses Sep 7

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    A really good novel is my greatest fault. I can get lost in the story and before I know it I have read the entire book in one sitting, I have always read, sometimes more than...
    michael1971 michael1971 41-45, M 3 Responses Aug 28

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    I hate my job. I didn't always hate it, but I do now and with a passion. The thing is, I really wanted this job....BAD! When I started here I worked one day a week, four hours...
    gracienglory gracienglory 41-45, F 1 Response Sep 5

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    At LUX* Maldives, the guestrooms, suites and villas are characterised by privacy and serenity. Sitting down peacefully around the crystal distinct lagoon or sprinkled together the...
    Lyndon407mj Lyndon407mj 31-35, M 1 Response Aug 21

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    Besides the thatched roof and the high-quality white sand on the ground, Veligandu provides actual Maldivian appeal, a significant typical of companies, helpful and expert workers...
    Dirkhxm2260 Dirkhxm2260 31-35, M 1 Response Aug 31

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    Every time I sit down to try out a book at my local book retailer, my bladder interrupts my relaxed state, forcing me to abuse the free toilets in a nearby store. I have seen a few...
    lowfrequencyorganism lowfrequencyorganism 22-25, M 1 day ago

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    The only real down facet was there were loads of germans and italians who were usually for the pool early looking ahead to the beds being unlocked Fortunately our area was...
    Jacksonpj05 Jacksonpj05 31-35, M 1 Response Sep 1

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    I buy one or two books a month. I have a lot of books on art. I enjoy trading, it's important!
    DearbhalC95 DearbhalC95 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 30

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    Heat, welcoming support. Our objective given that the Consummate Host® is always to cause you to really feel information and comfortable starting off the minute you established...
    Madonnadz Madonnadz 31-35, M 1 Response Aug 23

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    I have read over 200 books and many of them over 2 times. Is this becoming an addiction?
    Nute0202 Nute0202 18-21, F Aug 18

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    I love my boyfriend and miss him but his in jail and I'm starting to wonder is this relationship even worth fighting. I put money in his books and he waste it like its his own, all...
    Chaejoorhi Chaejoorhi 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 8

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    It may seems normal to me, but sometimes I think if someone with a background in psychology were to observe me for a week at least, they'd probably say there was something wrong. i...
    Lov3intheasylum Lov3intheasylum 31-35, F 1 Response Sep 1

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    My botox for migraines treatment was 2 days ago. It almost didn't happen because the price went up to $1,800 per treatnent. But it did and I have been exhausted ever since. I...
    sjmckstan sjmckstan 36-40, F Sep 5

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    Old Soul...New Awakenings... 30/5/2014 To write about something as close or my heart as I could ever imagine... Fills me now, not with fear, but with hope. A new vision for the...
    wyldeangel33 wyldeangel33 31-35, M Sep 6

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    CouponFollow.com tracks coupons codes from online retailers that will help people save money. We don't ensure the authenticity of any coupon or promo code. You need to Verify all...
    Andrew558n8la3 Andrew558n8la3 31-35, M Sep 9

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    Below We are going to check out everything you have to know from what exactly is ecommerce website design appropriate through to designing a totally operating website.Having these...
    Laurenazrj90 Laurenazrj90 31-35, M 1 Response a week ago

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    Compared to what some of the people here have been through, I had it easy. I met a guy I thought was near perfect- he was cute, he was smart, and I thought he was sweet. I'm clumsy...
    HorizonHeart HorizonHeart 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 18

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    I don't know what to do... I have been with my boyfriend for 3 years and until 2 days ago I had no idea he was a compulsive gambler. He is a really lovely person who treats me...
    randomrach363 randomrach363 18-21, F Aug 20

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    I have many scars from self infliction. I was a drug addict, I was a cutter, I would punch walls, I would burn myself with my lite cigarettes, I'd punch myself in the face etc. I...
    UnstableSammi UnstableSammi 22-25, F 2 Responses Aug 20

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    I was diagnosed with Tachycardia last year at 36 years old. I had never had any heart problems before July 4th 2013. I have however suffered from anxiety and panic attacks since...
    BriniG BriniG 36-40, F Aug 20

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    I've been married for 5 years now and I need out because I feel BORED and I have lost attraction for my husband... He is always broke and never has money to help out..always asking...
    voguetouch voguetouch 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 22

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    I've only really noticed it the past 2 years. I have it on both my arms and back of my legs. It gets really irritating and can really hurt. I have it genetically from my fathers...
    samiaboud9 samiaboud9 16-17, M 2 Responses Aug 25

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    Hey everyone I'm sorry to be all depressing like but i just really need to get this off my chest 😔 Most days are really hard for me anyways (long story lol -_-*) but today was...
    Prettygirl345 Prettygirl345 16-17, T 1 Response Aug 26

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    I haven't heard from my boyfriend in weeks ever since he was shipped for BT in South Carolina. My friends don't know the pain or heartache so I hate talking to them about it... I...
    Harmonial Harmonial 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 31

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    Painter: I just did arms at the gym with poetess and I really do think that my arms have physically separated from my torso and are only being held on by a thin layer of epidermal...
    PaintedPoemCpl PaintedPoemCpl 36-40 Sep 3

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    WHAT IS - A BREAK DOWN OF IT: Personality disorder involve patterns of behavior, mood, social interaction and impulsiveness that causes distress to the one experiencing them...
    SassyBabe39 SassyBabe39 41-45, F 2 Responses Sep 8

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    In my early teens around 2000, I created a Myspace account. This man named Chuck added me. Of course I was fine with it because he was into anime and manga and being a young teen I...
    dreaminginjune dreaminginjune 22-25, F Sep 9

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       Honestly. I do not know how I feel inside...Perhaps a small part of me feels somewhat afraid,..Maybe I am living my life just a little dangerouslyBy taking a walk on...
    prettyface1 prettyface1 46-50, F 6 Responses 6 days ago

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    hello, i have been suffering from social anxiety for a few years. and it's now at it's worst. my SA is a result of a combination of my quiet shy personality and my fear of walking...
    vitotheclutchhand vitotheclutchhand 18-21, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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