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I Have Lived On An Island

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    Have Lived My Whole Life On An Island

    i live on long island, n was born there, and i havent moved since. wish it was as nice as the pic for this group tho :(
    olemissfan2 olemissfan2 18-21, M 1 Response May 12, 2012

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    Still Do

    Ireland - It is a little larger than most tropical islands and definitely does not contain the same climate
    deleted deleted 26-30 5 Responses Oct 22, 2008

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    My Home

    Maui will always be my home, even though I'm now in California. I was there throughout my childhood, and I left at 17, due to the traumatic experience of losing my high school sweetheart in an accident. I just couldn't bare to look at the slopes of Haleakala every day, all day. I...
    silentwriter180 silentwriter180 46-50, F Jun 4, 2012

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    Island Adventures

      One day I pulled up stakes, packed my bags, crated my pets and took a jet plane to the Dominican Republic.   Really, there was a plan.  My human friends were supposed to follow me.  I was having an  adventure with my own pirates of the Caribbean...
    aftermath aftermath 61-65, F 3 Responses Jul 18, 2008

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    Have Lived Most Of My Life On An Island

    The largest island in the continental United States...Long Island (Hawai'i is the largest island in the entire United States, but I've never lived there). 
    Dragon56 Dragon56 56-60, M Dec 22, 2009

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    Okay, so to post the whole story would be insanely long so I'm going to shorten it for you keeping all the important bits! My partner and I have been together now for almost two...
    sallyrhiannon sallyrhiannon 22-25, F 3 hrs ago

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    My pride did not help my anxiety, which turned into agoraphobia. I was housebound for about 2 months before my mother forced me outta my apartment, had me talk to a counselor, and...
    LovingCatLady LovingCatLady 22-25, F 2 Responses 5 hrs ago

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    I'm American and my mom is German. Outside the USA, I've lived in Germany and Denmark, and attended Bible schools in England and Austria. I've also visited Ireland, Belgium...
    drmjr drmjr 46-50, M 2 Responses 10 hrs ago

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    Number 1: Travel to Island & Hawaii Number 2: Go to Africa and go to a safari Number 3: Start my own business and the list goes on....
    itsallmeee itsallmeee 18-21, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Sometimes I think I'm from all over the place. My music can range from Trap&Rap(Future, Kru, Etc) to west coast rap(the game, snoop dog,2pac,Dom Kennedy, etc.) to Phil Collins-In...
    MarquiB MarquiB 18-21, F 3 days ago

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    I lived off interest until 2008, when we all know what happened to interest rates back then. I had CD accounts in 18 different banks worldwide and my average was about 4% when I...
    CaptainEurope CaptainEurope 46-50, M 4 days ago

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    He is blind-I adopted him that way and saved his life. His eyes were removed to save his life as the vet found him and his buddy as kitties on a trip with her spouse to the...
    sambular1313 sambular1313 31-35, F 4 days ago

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    For some bizarre reason the theme song to Gilligan's Island has been going through my mind and I actually thought about it for probably the first time ever. I'm sorry, I just don't...
    KSPerson KSPerson 46-50, M 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    Me too, lived in Manchester until I was 21 now living near Glasgow. accent changes from Peter Kay to strong Glaswegian depending who I'm talking to!
    roguetrader1987 roguetrader1987 26-30, M 6 days ago

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    It's not a legal adoption sadly, but he has lived with us more than his biological parents. He has lived with me and my family 7 out of nine years spending some time at his mothers...
    SolayTranswife SolayTranswife 26-30, T 6 days ago

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    She is the child of my heart. From the minute I met her, I knew the world changed. She's not mine by biology, only by love. One day we were walking and she had on new shoes...
    BookGrl BookGrl 41-45, F 1 Response a week ago

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    My new husband was a single child and lived a sheltered life. We have only been married a few weeks now, and since he comes from a religious family, we lived strictly apart until...
    bakeddolores bakeddolores 18-21, F 4 Responses a week ago

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    Ok..not my whole life, Thank God. My dad kicked her out when I was 15, with good cause. She was horrible and I don't miss her. I don't know where she is or if she is even still...
    LuvinKitty LuvinKitty 51-55, F 1 Response Feb 2

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    This is just like writing out a dream, A small private island with all we need for like 10 days fruit, food and nice wines just me and my wife, no clothes needed. No one bothering...
    niceskip niceskip 46-50, M 2 Responses Feb 2

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    Hurrah..... not a dream any more. I do own a large part of an island. More than 5 miles to the nearest neighbor
    niceskip niceskip 46-50, M 1 Response Feb 2

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    The ultimate dream. Together with my beloved one. On a island where everything we need grow or live.....think.....
    niceskip niceskip 46-50, M Feb 2

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    It's been a long time since I wrote on this site. Longer than a year, I'd believe. So much has changed; I'm a mother, an art model, a lover, an embittered heart and a happy soul...
    TheBareFootedTruth TheBareFootedTruth 18-21, F Jan 30

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    It first happened when I was 11. I was walking home from highschool with a friend and he lived a bit from me. So we walked home together sometimes. The first time we walked home...
    OwzK OwzK 18-21, M 3 Responses Jan 29

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    This may be a lie but, my family have a relaxed attitude towards nudity. When we swim summertime we swim nude when we sunbath we do it nude, I also remember when going out to the...
    niceskip niceskip 46-50, M 1 Response Jan 29

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    My family lived on a 220 acre farm near a lake. College students wen to this lake every summer. One day, while I was walking in the woods nearest to this lake, I heard a girl cry...
    VoloProVeritas VoloProVeritas 56-60, M Jan 27

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    Many times. Lived there for 5 years also.
    Steffy128 Steffy128 36-40, F 2 Responses Jan 26

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    Ok guys, I just lived off today with only 2 hour of sleep due to certain circumstances. Pro tip: do not do that, ever. So my whole body aches and I'm just really extremely tired...
    Kendles Kendles 18-21, M Jan 26

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    When I lived in Florida Hutchinson Island used to have wooded, secluded beaches where it was not uncommon to encounter nude sunbathers. I was really happy to discover this and...
    harry314 harry314 66-70, M 1 Response Jan 25

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    I love my dog. I don't know how I could have lived without him the past few years
    strawberyblond strawberyblond 70+, F 5 Responses Jan 24

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    It was the Arctic somewhere. It was absolutely beautiful. There was snow shining everywhere, it was a lovely day out, there were mountains. I was watching this, sort of like you'd...
    Hush92 Hush92 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 24

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    I was hit by a train and lived
    usesynergy usesynergy 41-45 2 Responses Jan 24

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    Oscar...For Love About three years ago I was working with a woman who had alzheimers and a broken hip. She lived in a lovely beach home, and she had found a cat who had been...
    Rolle2323 Rolle2323 61-65, F Jan 24

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    I lost both my parents the past two years at age 14. I'm now 15 and living with my aunt in Chicago, but man does it still suck at times. My family was very close knit and we were...
    madclair madclair 16-17, F Jan 24

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    "The purpose of life is not to be happy. It is to be useful, to be honorable, to be compassionate, to have it make some difference that you have lived and lived well."
    Sarahkay612 Sarahkay612 31-35, F 4 Responses Jan 23

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    dreams they are so powerful. i have a dream that i would give anything to live in. but the dream isn't complete alone. you are a part of the dream. you are the core of it...
    ArnoldJRimmer ArnoldJRimmer 46-50, M Jan 23

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    5 hour plane ride, 3 hour van ride, 1/2 hour ferry and 10 minute 4x4 ride to be in a former pirate island . Giuseppe the chef surprised me last night with home made tortellini...
    breathingeasy breathingeasy 41-45, M 6 Responses Jan 23

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    Lots of them, in fact! While working as an expat, I lived in Afghanistan, Dubai, Thailand and Singapore. It's so invigorating, living outside my comfort zone!
    Pauly1904 Pauly1904 41-45, M 5 Responses Jan 23

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    I just moved out of my old trailer at the beginning of the month. I'd moved there to get away from the college campus housing, and the incessant parties and loud music. The place...
    QuinS QuinS 36-40, T Jan 22

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    Just dreamt i was getting booty calls from my ex..but it was off. and everyone kept repeating the same spanish nursery ryhme...creepy. Also dolphins and whales i think would swim...
    Outoforbits Outoforbits 22-25, M Jan 22

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    my grandma didn't know what one was, my daughter doesn't know what a typewriter is and I bet my grand-daughter won't know what a computer is. So, though profound, it will have a...
    quantumike quantumike 51-55, M Jan 22

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    hello there ! well when i was about 10 years old i drew this drawing on an A4 white paper , i consider it a bucket list because it literally contains the things that i'm working on...
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