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I Have Traveled the World Many Times

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    NYC Subway, Summer 2006

    I quietly sat, watching the middle aged man, aged further than he should have been, play brilliant phrases on his old guitar. The tone was warm and crisp, the nickel and nylon strings rang out in the otherwise sleepy subway car. No piece of music ever lasted more than a few...
    WorldWarYou WorldWarYou 31-35, M 2 Responses Jul 30, 2007

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    I'm Not Sure...

    ...how different I would be right now if I hadn't spent the last 10 years traveling across land and sea and eating strange and awesome things and meeting and befriending strange and awesome people... "If I am a hyena, I am a lean and hungry one. I go forth to fatten myself...
    WorldWarYou WorldWarYou 31-35, M 2 Responses Feb 9, 2007

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    Around The World

    I have travelled the world many times. I have also been told I tend to exaggerate some times So I must admit this. I have not REALLY travelled the WORLD many timesBut I have done a lot of travelling to many places, in my lifetime.DF 
    Duchessforthright Duchessforthright 46-50 3 Responses Mar 7, 2012

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    I Could Care Less, I Will Travel As Much As Possible Before Responsibilities Kick In.

    I am still young (24) and I really put world travel as a priority. Every year I work hard to save for the big trip and buying in to a mortgage or driving a nice car is meaningless at the moment. After all, that stuff comes along in life when you are ready. If you think travel is...
    pepper1989 pepper1989 22-25, M Sep 26, 2013

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    6.19.06

    I'm in the drivers lounge on the english channel ferry. The ones who actually notice me can sense that I don't really belong here, but since I handed in my meal voucher donated to me by my sleepy bus driver, they can kiss my non-bus driving ***. Stewed tomatoes, rolls, baked...
    WorldWarYou WorldWarYou 31-35, M 1 Response Jul 30, 2007

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    My so called husband has ruined our marraige too many times and blames me for my now insecurities, He wrote to his ex in secret twice, he downloaded **** secretly like I wasnt good...
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    From the time I was nine until I turned 13, I traveled all around Southeast Asia with my older sister and my friend Cherry as wanderers, or vagabonds, or paupers. We went from my...
    bluemetalchick9 bluemetalchick9 18-21, F 3 Responses Apr 7

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    I was depressed all the time a mother of toe and one on the way I felt lost I had a home And husband a car a boat a family.. No reason I know now to be depressed I lost my 7 month...
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    All my girlfriends have cancelled every date I made with them. Why I ever called them my girlfriends is a wonder. But my recent girlfriend cancelled twice and im starting to wonder...
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    I was depressed all the time a mother of toe and one on the way I felt lost I had a home And husband a car a boat a family.. No reason I know now to be depressed I lost my 7 month...
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    I live with anxiety and at times I can have a short temper. I work with a theripst once a week to learn ways to control it. Definitely helps
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    Well... This is so true, but only if "at times" means "all the time, except when I am asleep". Even then, I guess I can get pretty angry in my dreams. Lucky I have learned to...
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    My husbands suddenly gone from healthy to not healthy at all. He is scheduled for open heart surgery next week and I'm just shocked. We have been struggling with bills since he was...
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    I'm old enough to consider the consequences, and I know I have a kid who lives with me full time, but a glass of wine or a mixed drink is NOT gonna get me wasted. Back off my case...
    IheartCupcake IheartCupcake 22-25, F Mar 23

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    Actually most of the time. My friends usually tell me that am over sensitive that I get mad on simple things. When I have a temper, I just yell and everythin will be okay later on...
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    This is so true bout me and this song "All I Do Is Win" (feat. Ludacris, Snoop Dogg, Rick Ross & T-Pain) [T-Pain - Chorus] All I Do is win win win no matter what got money on...
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    I've just found out that my boyfriend is cheating.. 😣😞 i just.. What did i ever do? I don't understand.. 😣
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    I have traveled to many states with my family for vacations. We are struggling with money lately and I really want to travel somewhere again. My mom and sister got the chance to go...
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