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I Have Spent Many Happy Hours

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    The Fifth Decade

    On the beach listening to the waves on a summers eve. Playing in the surf. Playing like children in a playground. Watching dolphins frolic in the ocean. Being woken by the sound of lorikeets as the morning starts. Watching the sunset at the end of the day. Spending a warm...
    WiseOldOwl WiseOldOwl 56-60, M 6 Responses Aug 17, 2009

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    The Third Decade

    After crossing Bass Strait on the Princess Of Tasmania I spent Two weeks cruising around Tasmanias amazing scenery, as a member of a motor cycle club. A trip up the Gordon River was probably the highlight, though it's difficult to separate from the other places. We had a lot of...
    WiseOldOwl WiseOldOwl 56-60, M 3 Responses Aug 18, 2009

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    The Second Decade

    At the end of primary school we moved yet again and I started at Tech School. This was thought to be the best choice for me, and in some ways it was. My Grandparents wanted me to go to Scotch College ~ Before you Sydney siders tell me it's Scott's College, it's not. That's Sydney...
    WiseOldOwl WiseOldOwl 56-60, M 7 Responses Aug 15, 2009

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    The Early School Years

    We lived on a busy road, probably quiet by today's standards. My father always seemed to be knocking down walls and building extensions on to the house. It was a timber weatherboard home, typical of the 50s style with an entrance hall with double glass doors to the lounge room...
    WiseOldOwl WiseOldOwl 56-60, M 7 Responses Aug 14, 2009

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    Lately

    ...thinking of nothing but you.  MMMM there were lots of naughtily beautiful thoughts.
    fungirlmmm fungirlmmm 41-45, F 2 Responses Nov 25, 2009

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    Enjoying Many Things!

    When I reflect on this... there are so many happy moments in my life. :-) I have spent many hours, hanging out with family. I still do, every evening, I hang out with my mother and sister. And sometimes my nephews come to visit. Those are many hours of watching movies together...
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses Aug 18, 2009

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    Memories

    I've been doing some research on my family's history and was quite surprised to find photos of relatives and buildings they were associated with on the web. It has brought back memories of my childhood days. The day we walked along a railway track, my father explaining the...
    WiseOldOwl WiseOldOwl 56-60, M 5 Responses Aug 11, 2009

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    Happy Hours

    Happy hours,I've spent many,Down the pub,Rolling drink,So I've been told,Dancing on the tables.
    lazycrazybasket lazycrazybasket 46-50, M Nov 26, 2011

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    The Second Decade - Condensed Version

    In no particular order :) Learning many new things in science and technology. Learning how to use my hands to create things. Rediscovering the fairer sex :) Appreciating the great outdoors, it's flora and fauna. Appreciating sunsets, the night sky and sunrises. Edit...
    WiseOldOwl WiseOldOwl 56-60, M 2 Responses Aug 15, 2009

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    Listeing to Music

    Well usually dancing and singing along as well ...        
    Orangetas Orangetas 51-55, F 3 Responses Nov 18, 2008

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    So Many ...many

    Putting on my BCD....Do a buddy check on each other... ensuring air is turn on was the last  ..then you hear one loud voice 'Are we ready'? We reply 'Yesssss'. He said 'Lets Go Diving'!   One by one, we did a 'Back roll'.. When all gave an OK...
    Eternal Eternal 31-35, F 4 Responses Aug 18, 2009

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    I have to many naughty thoughts in my head love to share it with one heck of naughty female out there. Send me a naughty pic so I know your real.. Wink wink
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    10yeargap.com focuses on younger women dating older men and it encourages age gap marriage. 10YearGap.com is not a sugar daddy site. Single women are attracted to older single men...
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    I don't know what it is. But I'm just so mad, sad, upset, depressed. I have mixed emotions right now and it's just so overwhelming, also my little brother has bad anger issues and...
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    I don't understand why I just can't have a "friend". Not a friend with benefits. Just a ******' friend! Most of my "friends" are males and 85% of the time they end up liking me...
    Aquarius05 Aquarius05 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 3

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    There is so much I want to do in life for myself n others, I need to do for myself and my family. unfulfilled desires, dreams...I feel life is passing me by and I have no way of...
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    Read pic- Message me when you have done this
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    I'm in driving lessons and I'm a decent driver but I'm frustrated with myself because I know if I had more confidence and if I didn't have anxiety I could be so much better. I also...
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    Hold on to the memories but don't let the memories take a hold of you...
    MsDemeanorMe MsDemeanorMe 31-35, F 13 hrs ago

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    Why? Med school, that's why.
    twelves twelves 22-25 Dec 11

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    It's really no wonder I've lost contact with a lot of people from my past... I was born in Toronto, Canada. Grew Up on Long Island, NY. Went to School in Washington, DC and...
    Saylowman Saylowman 46-50, M Dec 15

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    Lesson in life Don't argue with ignorant people because that would certainly end up to quarrel, instead educate them.
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    There are many things over a span of years that I have allowed to be said about me, and to me by members of this site. I have told you repeatedly that I do not speak out to...
    Joseph84 Joseph84 31-35, M 5 Responses Dec 8

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    I spent 24 hours in jail in my 58 year life. In the first 56 years of my life I was never in jail. In the last 2 and one half years I have spent no hours in jail. Besides that one...
    tryingagainII tryingagainII 56-60, M 3 Responses Dec 12

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    I suppose I could call it insomnia. It has been both productive and destructive in my life. I can remember as a child having great difficulty sleeping. When I discovered books I...
    TunnelofTrees TunnelofTrees 36-40, M Nov 28

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    Well, I stumbled on this site because I was looking for info on TGA. I had an episode in July 2013 and in August the same year I realized I could no longer do my job as I needed to...
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    I have done many thing I have regretted but there is nothing you can do about them. I have done jail time I got fair and square, I killed a man, stole, hurt, and I am sad to say...
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    This is not what I expected. So many doubts, fears, misunderstanding, and loss of interests. I'm tried of fighting, I tried of trying I do not know what is to come, but I do...
    Butterflywings1987 Butterflywings1987 26-30, F 1 Response Dec 15

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    In the neighborhood I grew up in there were a lot of kids around my same age. It was just a given that we were all spanked for punishment and no one really thought all that much...
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    My live-in boyfriend of 3 years just left me. We met three years ago and had a fantastic relationship for about two years, and this year was rocky. What broke us up was not...
    purplemoonpie purplemoonpie 26-30, F 4 Responses Dec 5

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    It's a terrible thing to know that you have always disappointed your own father, yet at 34 years old this is the realisation that I have gradually awakened to. Every year, I...
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    You know, high school is a lot different than I thought it would be. People aren't mean or rude; for the most part, that is. I go to a small school, so everyone knows everyone...
    Anonymousgirl152 Anonymousgirl152 13-15, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    In 1990s I lost my father and at start of last month I lost my mum.....so I feel like an adult orphan...... With mum dead if I'm out then there is no need for me to rush home...
    writer68 writer68 46-50, M 1 Response Dec 14

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    So I think I finally found a natural, over the counter treatment for idiopathic hypersomnia that works for me. Its still early and I don't want to get my hopes up but so far it...
    Elmindrida Elmindrida 26-30, F Dec 1

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    It seems like everyone has an opinion on my relationship; what it is, what it isn't, what's wrong with it and what I should be doing differently. The thing is, most people don't...
    MintedLeaves MintedLeaves 18-21, F Dec 15

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    Mine are probably the worst of you all... I have panic attacks for 3 years now. Those 2 years it's gotten really bad. I can't walk out of my house alone anymore just because of...
    Catwomann Catwomann 18-21, F 6 Responses Dec 17

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    I have so many thoughts racing in my head at one time. EP gives me the opportunity to focus one thought at a time.
    Rosebox Rosebox 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 15

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    I am so happy that I can't describe it. I feel like for the first time in my life I have truly been happy. But it's wired because I am happy but I don't even know why I am happy. I...
    NoraCipirano NoraCipirano 13-15, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Been in a unfulfilling marriage for seventeen years. I now am planning for "D"-day (divorce day) when my youngest goes off to University. I have a year and a half left. I have...
    Buffy68 Buffy68 46-50, F 1 Response Dec 6

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    I have time do you? It is free but so special to. I have some will you share with me? Maybe we will want more just wait and see. It is very precious the time we all have spent. I...
    quito1969 quito1969 41-45, M Dec 15

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    My dad is serving 12 years on his third strike (lucky I know). I have spent in total about 2 weeks with my dad my whole life. I am 20 now. He has no one there and I feel it is my...
    MermaidSarah MermaidSarah 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    I have spent the past couple of years in an emotionally abusive relationship. My ex boyfriend had problems with alcohol and would use it as an excuse to accuse me of cheating on...
    amie1986 amie1986 26-30, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    cant sleep and I have work in 2 hours.... sigh
    Efoile Efoile 22-25, M 2 Responses Nov 28

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    I have met someone who is truly bringing out the part of me that has been lost for a long time. I haven't been happy in years, he makes me feel young and makes my undead heart beat...
    Haley19991219 Haley19991219 13-15, F Dec 4

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    I have many infact but this one is my song for today and perhaps for weeks to come as it's very meaningful to me right now. http://youtu.be/PzRH8vaQViY Oh hey, I was listening...
    BackToTheCoitusSorry BackToTheCoitusSorry 31-35, F 1 Response Dec 17

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    I quit cold turkey and have been sleeping 18 hours plus a day. Meds don't work on me so I'm going to have to figure it out on my own.
    SubcultureSellout SubcultureSellout 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 20

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    So many say get over it. They did. But how is a mystery. Have copied many. And found exhaustion working on it.