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I Have An Irreverent Mind

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    Serious, But Irreverent

      Remember, I slaughter sacred cows!
    gladiate gladiate 51-55, M Oct 31, 2009

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    I Mean No Disrespect

    My irreverence is simply an extension of my naturally sarcastic sense of humor. I am more than willing to take liberty with making jokes about things that are supposed to be respected such as the memory of a dead relative, various religious practices and other such things. Not...
    NoLongerHere NoLongerHere 41-45, M 3 Responses Apr 6, 2012

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    I Am Learning to Work With It

    My mind doesn't always seem to respect what I am attempting to accomplish at any given moment.  Sometimes that helps with my perception of myself and the world because it means that I won't always take myself or anyone else too seriously.  Then again, at those times...
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses May 31, 2008

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    Yep...

    And it gets me into all kinds of trouble. Especially when I hang out with a certain friend...its scary. ;D
    vinividivici21 vinividivici21 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 6, 2008

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    It's Always There

     The feeling is always there in the back of my mind. I should probably let it out a little more often than I do.
    Quadrophenic Quadrophenic 36-40, M 2 Responses Apr 17, 2008

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    It never fails. Every time I try to go to sleep, my mind just won't shut up. I lay in bed thinking about what tomorrow will bring, or about the book that I'm reading, maybe...
    jessicajinx jessicajinx 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 23

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    Every night she lies awake Blaming insomnia. But it's her troubled thoughts That keep her restless. Wondering if she will ever Find piece with her mind.
    RedThatDescribesMe RedThatDescribesMe 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 17

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    It's like a party in my head! No matter how much I toss an turn my mind if blazing with thoughts. It's never ending: How can I make things better? It's not my fault that happened...
    KaylaKags KaylaKags 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 23

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    It's 2:15 a.m. ....I feel so tired and that usual headache.I really need to get some rest but I'm still wide awake and listening to this irritating sound,tik tok tik tok....It's my...
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses Apr 23

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    Of course the night when I have to get up at 5:00 for work is the night I also get really bad insomnia... I've been lying in bed for two hours now just tossing and turning. Ugh...
    scrtasnman13 scrtasnman13 22-25, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    ThereIsNoName3 ThereIsNoName3 31-35, F 3 hrs ago

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    Well today I asked this girl I've been taking too, out to the movies and she said yes, this is the first time we are meeting so I'm like pretty nervous and really hope she likes me...
    damnitsover damnitsover 16-17, M 2 Responses Apr 9

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    I had schizo ! When I was 18! I had been eating pills that time and I think it was because of my ration,I was a little insane ! That teacher said something like inappropriate stuff...
    Farmerwork Farmerwork 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 22

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    ive managed to reach a state or sense of much more peacefulness, not complete peacefulness, but its enough to be able to cope with dealing with myself through life a bit better...
    wezamuntkee wezamuntkee 36-40, M 2 hrs ago

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    When I was between the ages of 16-17 years of age I had a 25 year old teacher who really had a thing for me. At the time it surprised me, but I really craved his attention. Our...
    twisteduniverse twisteduniverse 22-25, F 2 hrs ago

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    I gave my 10yr old step daughter some advice a month or so back and have only noticed now how much of it she took onboard. Things are so much better and her anxiety and guilt have...
    stormmistress stormmistress 31-35, F 2 hrs ago

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    I have a forced intercourse fantasy about my wife and can't help it. I just sometimes imagine her getting pounded over and over making her booty clap while I was forced to watch...
    hotspots hotspots 31-35, M 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    To answer this persons question. Yes open minded people can be rude. Most people automatically assume when a person says,"I am open minded." That they have a attitude. I am hear...
    Babeondwy Babeondwy 41-45, F 4 Responses 7 hrs ago

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    Gold will always be gold , even if it's undesirable in appearance when found from the earth to the crafted chain , ring , hand band etc ( the value remains) - truth will always be...
    Stephenrko Stephenrko 31-35, M Apr 11

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    I'd find myself saying things involuntarily, whether being partially awake or fully awake. It's a weird thing that I experience. Sometimes I find myself saying things that maybe...
    ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT 26-30, F a week ago

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    ⌂ Home Debbie Avatar Debbie ⚙ Forgive my spelling errors (was very hard to write) Also forgive how long winded this is, but fellow FM sufferers can relate to how...
    debbie913 debbie913 31-35, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Lately, I've been having trouble being properly mindful. It can be a hard practice to keep up when memories and flashbacks try to overtake you. I admit lately I keep the...
    Searchingformyshalom Searchingformyshalom 22-25, F 5 Responses Apr 8

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    I have been lying to myself, claiming I practice mindfulness. Nonsense. I have been expecting to change but unwilling to really change. Whenever something bad happened I would...
    JoannaBe JoannaBe 41-45, F 4 Responses Apr 12

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    I have kept an open mind to new ideas and experiences. – As they say, a ship is safe in harbor, but that’s not what ships are for. Accepting some level of risk in life is...
    CrystalRainsPearls CrystalRainsPearls 41-45, F 10 Responses Apr 18

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    I wonder whether classical music can be used as a focus for mindfulness. I tried it on April 1st but did not succeed because my mind was too full of a plan for an April fools prank...
    JoannaBe JoannaBe 41-45, F 1 Response Apr 3

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    I love watching crime shows and movies on TV. I love the show Criminal Minds and watch every episode when this series is on. If I am not at home I just set my DVR and record the...
    maryannelamb maryannelamb 46-50, F Apr 3

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    TELL ME WHAT YOU THINK. So, my mind is really open minded. I love the galaxy stars and everything. I came up with my own theories. #What if, the UFO's that we see nowadays are...
    Dreii13 Dreii13 16-17 1 Response Apr 3

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    (Quote ) A good heart and a wise mind is always a formidable combination ! Ghandi amongst other peace makers, are well respected by many for their stand for human lives in a non...
    Stephenrko Stephenrko 31-35, M 1 Response Apr 4

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    I am learning about mindfulness. I started the book by Osho "Mindfulness in the Modern World", but 30 pages into the book I have decided to put this book into recycling. I have now...
    JoannaBe JoannaBe 41-45, F 2 Responses Apr 9

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    I know that some people can be close minded about certain things, but I've noticed that when it comes nudity in general, people are often both "clothes" minded. Which makes me glad...
    BLACKTIGER75 BLACKTIGER75 36-40, M Apr 12

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    I have ADHD, and I really wanted to make it clear to people who don't have it: We cannot just 'turn our minds off'. If you have ADHD, your mind is like kings cross station, but...
    SAffRONisGODxSATAN SAffRONisGODxSATAN 13-15, F 3 Responses Apr 17

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    **Note: due to character limitations, the full version of this story can only be viewed on the EP website.** Anyone who has read my stories here on EP, knows that I speak...
    Loverofpeace Loverofpeace 41-45, F 11 Responses Apr 20

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    This is how we lose our minds Lose our minds Lose our minds This is how we lose our minds All along the line. EP Link
    convertihd convertihd 46-50, M Apr 21

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    Depression is an "I" and "me" disorder.This malevolent ambiance impedes my thoughts and twists them,My mood always in flux as it morphs to gain access to more of my mind,Strength...
    Surilian Surilian 26-30, M Apr 21

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    Hey, guys beware of some people here who said themselves they are open-minded, These some **** choose the experience open-minded but are very closed **** minded. Talk good in front...
    rody80 rody80 31-35, M a week ago

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    I have been working on my presence for a while now. I have found that when I stand outside, and I look out at the sea and the cliffs above them, I feel huge. I feel what I see, and...
    MayaKing MayaKing 31-35, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    I can't believe that so much time was spent on my own Just trying to figure it out all alone Don't show emotion, let this go I can't pretend that everything is still okay Until...
    CallmeHopelessNotRomantic CallmeHopelessNotRomantic 36-40, F 1 day ago

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    Many respect me but do not like me. Being open minded is for positive and reconstructive. Only if you want to be real with yourself and others as well. People that are true open...
    Babeondwy Babeondwy 41-45, F 4 Responses 1 day ago

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    I don't understand how people can be as close minded as they are. I mean I get it if its not in your values you are not going to understand or agree with whatever it may be...
    VintageSparrow VintageSparrow 22-25, F 10 Responses 1 day ago

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    During today's meditation I had the insight that thus far I had been approaching mindfulness as an exercise in observation of my thoughts and emotions, noticing whenever they...
    JoannaBe JoannaBe 41-45, F 3 Responses Apr 6

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    If people can be open minded about various things just a tiny bit a whole lot of things can be easier for a lot of people. I really admire people who can be open minded about...
    goldengirl1972 goldengirl1972 41-45, F 2 Responses Apr 7

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