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I Have Learned You Cant Argue With An Emotion

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    Letting The Imagination Run Wild...It Happens..It'S Not All Bad...

    It's interesting how powerful the brain is in that we can convince ourselves of so many things that may or may not be true. We often leap to conclusions either based upon insecurities, or based on what we may want or not want to be. However, reality is that we all are curious and...
    SmartSweet1 SmartSweet1 51-55, F 4 Responses Feb 15, 2013

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    Tears, Ashes, And Confidence

    A dark spring breeze had hit my face, as i had screamed for my father. Looking at the burning house in front of me. A fireman grabbed me and ran from the crackling of red the and orange flame. But i wanted near. I wanted my home. " Are you okay son?" Asked the fire man. I stared...
    jazondevon21 jazondevon21 18-21, M Oct 5, 2012

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    Rationality be damned. Logic alone is a weakness.

    I don't know why my father seems to think you can argue with an emotion. it seems there are a lot of people who insist on hyperrationality. I can't tell you how many times I've needed him to do something irrational but not ask me to explain or rationalize with me. I need to eat a...
    ManifestoOfThePhoenix ManifestoOfThePhoenix 26-30, M Oct 5, 2012

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    Why Be Happy?

    Pain is just one more thing to deal with Going through a jungle of painful memories Happiness is just a myth I'll stand here and worry Love destroyed me My smile lost Is this my destiny? Or just a cost?
    jazondevon21 jazondevon21 18-21, M Oct 15, 2012

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    Pained Emotion

    I crawl on my hands and knees My hands warm with fresh blood Nobody hears my painful pleas My life shortens like a dying flower bud Looking for comforting arms Crying for all the pain to go away I'm dying from the inside like unraveling yarn But why do i stay? I fake a smile...
    jazondevon21 jazondevon21 18-21, M Oct 15, 2012

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    Heartfelt Ramblings...

    Upside down... Inside Out... All over the Board... God I hate it when days like this happen!!! Where too many thoughts invade the brain!!! Where nothing seems to make sense and yet... In a way it does make sense... Breathing..take a deep inhalation of all that surrounds me... I...
    SmartSweet1 SmartSweet1 51-55, F 2 Responses Feb 16, 2013

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    And Hence I'Ve Become Completely Unattached From My Emotions.

    oh they're THERE but what the **** is the point of guarding an ego I actually can't defend? it will happen anyways. this is considered the height of disorder. the lost of ego boundary. except what the hell do you think I was turning to buddhism to do? I'm on the other side of the...
    ManifestoOfThePhoenix ManifestoOfThePhoenix 26-30, M Feb 15, 2013

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    Angered Sins

    you cut me, chained me, whipped me But i still think its funny how you blamed me blood, sweat, and tears thats all i could give you over the years **** what you feel! I'm gone! Your going to have to deal! Now you see death Come on, catch your breath You ******* abuser A little...
    jazondevon21 jazondevon21 18-21, M Oct 16, 2012

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    Bomb The base

    bomb the base kill the boss vamp it up blood everywhere no escape cry aloud hold on tight oh, please do scream run, run, run dark has risen no time to fear have a glass come lay down ssshh, it's okay don't be scared i'm right here black and blue pink and black no desiar ha, ha...
    jazondevon21 jazondevon21 18-21, M Oct 9, 2012

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    I'M Just So Confused

    Your there and we chat Your status says your fine We chat and you seem so sad And that brings me down To the very bottom I get an I love u message And that cheers me up And then you're gone again And I'm down again To the very bottom What can I do to raise your...
    expressomarkie expressomarkie 46-50, M Mar 30, 2013

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    I used to have a really great relationahip with my dad, visit him on weekends, but when I was around 14 he started dating people. It didn't bother me that much its just that he...
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    Putting pen to paper and confessing my love is easy. Saying the words out loud is difficult and sometimes awkward for me. What if I say the wrong things? I always do... What's in...
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    He was a physical and emotional abuser of my mom, me & Siblings, I don't know how my mom married this stupid guy.... !!! But to be honest he changed my life to choose right path...
    bak4u bak4u 26-30, M 1 Response 23 hrs ago

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    Silly me had all the answers and just like the ancient Israelites i continue to forget what God told me. Keep ya mouth shut and move in faith. I opened my notebook and everything i...
    HigherCalling HigherCalling 26-30, F 1 day ago

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    I met this really tall guy who was a friend of my friend. This guy and I stayed at my friend's house when my friend and my brother went to go pizza. He and I talked for two hours...
    lucretiainthenight lucretiainthenight 16-17, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I made a huge mistake when I didn't give an ultimatum when I found out about my wife's emotional affair.
    Niceguy6 Niceguy6 51-55, M 3 days ago

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    Not all of them. But I have learned a couple of harsh ones lately that have really changed my perspectives. Only the future can tell what's in store for me.
    Bwilli08 Bwilli08 22-25, M 4 days ago

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    We love than loss him or her.But i have learned that someone wait for me or us.One man/women is made for me or us.So than why we rum for love.One day love will come.
    haquemasum02 haquemasum02 18-21, M 5 days ago

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    In my own room I can't sleep unless it's pitch back and silent. But if I'm on my sofa the TV and lights can be on and I'll still sleep, and I love sleeping in moving vehicles as...
    bxcka bxcka 16-17, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Sucks to think that we where friends. I trusted you with everything :( Then u flush me out the system in 2 minutes. I have more shame for myself than i have hatred for you
    jontony jontony 18-21, M 5 days ago

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    I get fixated with people from my past who have wronged me. I consider the things that I should have said or the things that I will say should I have the opportunity. This morning...
    PinkGLOBE PinkGLOBE 26-30, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    When you're trying your best to be strong, then suddenly something stupid happens and you break down, crying on the floor and you feel like you're choking because you're still...
    sarasakun sarasakun 18-21, F a week ago

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    I need a balance of wilderness experience & city experience. Time of solitude & time with others. Time of chillin' & time of activity.
    SaundraMae SaundraMae 26-30, F 3 Responses Aug 24

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    I have a highly sensitive ear n skin, any slightest wave disrupt my sleep, now made worst treading thinly on real and psychosis.
    deleted deleted 26-30 Aug 24

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    It kinda sucks that I am a light sleeper. I feel like if I don't get enough rest, I appear to have even darker under eye circles and get the most massive headache.
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Aug 24

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    Yeah I've learned lessons and I'm still learning some, it's life and I will gladly admit that I have flaws but then again everyone has flaws
    Theguyhere Theguyhere 18-21, M Aug 23

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    I have a younger brother, he's one year older than me but he's still a kid. He's the most amazing, cool and weird brother I could ever ask for. Sadly, I don't tell him all of that...
    Livetillmadness Livetillmadness 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 23

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    don't see urself with others eyes
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Aug 23

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    Even in winter I have to have the fan on. I enjoy the cool air but I need the relaxing noise more.
    gsm1974 gsm1974 41-45, M 6 Responses Aug 21

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    Here's a couple of things I learned this year: 1) The only person you can depend on/trust is you. 2) Pay attention to those who aren't happy in your time of success 3) Never...
    Offing Offing 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 21

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    yah with drugs!!! n god only knows who else???
    StreetgirlnamedDesire504 StreetgirlnamedDesire504 36-40 Aug 17

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    i woke up this morning and looked at my phone to see Facebook reminding me to tell my friends happy birthday. I see my aunt's picture and tell her happy birthday..later on I go to...
    meowziewowzie meowziewowzie 22-25, F 2 Responses Aug 16

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    I was born with great talent, I learned to fix computers when I was a kid, excelled at martial arts and video games, slept in classes and got good grades anyway, could always see...
    anon8369 anon8369 31-35, M 1 Response Aug 16

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    I left EP a few months ago - and have since realized the degree of loneliness I've experienced. My wife has been in an emotional affair for nearly six years. She avoids all forms...
    Niceguy6 Niceguy6 51-55, M 1 Response Aug 16

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    When you blame someone for something, you put the issue or emotion or circumstance on them, and by doing this you push away the power that you actually have to change the situation...
    NewEra0916 NewEra0916 26-30, M 1 Response Aug 16

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    i've had healthy conversations with many epps,iv come to the conclusion the man code can't be cracked and the ladies have very little to offer....that having been said i enjoy all...
    miimii0069 miimii0069 26-30, F 9 Responses Aug 16

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    Just because someone wants to fix something for you does not mean you should allow them the chance to. I have wasted a week on a repair and still need to bring in professional...
    IPleadthe5th IPleadthe5th 41-45 4 Responses Aug 15

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    I am one of those people who constantly needs to have my phone with me. Not so much for texting, I rarely text anyone. A lot of my phone is used to browse the web and to read. If I...
    Klong91 Klong91 22-25, F 2 Responses Aug 14

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    Nice to know I'm not the only one. I have always been this way and I just wish people would be more understanding of it. I'm a very light sleeper. Always have been, always will be...
    animallover412 animallover412 31-35, F 1 Response Aug 13

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    I appreciate this post very much ! I went to an Aunts house I stay for a week and did not sleep for three days because the guest bedroom filled with light from the street lamps...
    PeaceLoveLight PeaceLoveLight 36-40, F Aug 12

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    I do two kinds of things with my Youtube channel (www.youtube.com/user/gazissax/videos):First are my short nature videos -- time lapses, scenes from the road, and, lately, short...
    emperornorton47 emperornorton47 56-60, M Aug 12

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    My girlfriend and best friend can't get along... They literally started a massive fight over a band... I know everyone takes bands seriously and stuff, and so do I. But what they...
    ImBatmanShhh ImBatmanShhh 16-17, T