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    Journals and I Go a Long Way Back...

    My first journal was a pink one with a lock that my mother gave me in the fifth grade.  Ever since then, journals have always been part of my life to some degree.  Even when there are gaps of not writing, I'm still perpetually shopping for pretty notebooks.  I...
    EPGrace EPGrace 18-21, F 2 Responses May 5, 2008

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    Writing In A Journal Actually Saved Me...

    It actually has. When I turned 13, I was going through a serious Depression problem. I thought from time to time of how I would get "rid" of myself. I always thought I was useless. I still do think I am, but to be honest, my laziness doesn't bother me as much anymore. Feeling...
    thenextcoming thenextcoming 16-17, M Nov 16, 2012

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    6 Month Update...

    So here I am 6 months into 2013 and I came a long way from where I was last year. I pretty much already done most if not everything that I wanted to do this year. Ive lost weight. Work out on a regular and eat alot healthier. Have a new job. New car that remains clean. Off my...
    LetsBeHonest LetsBeHonest 22-25, M Jun 16, 2013

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    Life And It's Interest

    Life is one thing we all get mixed up in with emotions. When your little you want to be a ‘big kid’. When you’re a ‘big kid’ you want to be and adult and when you’re an adult you wish you were younger again. When your little you don’t realize how quickly your life...
    gentlyyours gentlyyours 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 20, 2012

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    Jouranling

    I used to love journaling when I was younger. But once you "get a life", it starts getting harder to keep up with it every day. Recently, I've started again because I'm going to try and fill up my first journal ever. The sudden inspiration and motivation is Paulo. I...
    SweetbriarPoet SweetbriarPoet 26-30, F 2 Responses Aug 15, 2008

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    It's A Dear Diary #1 ( Just My Luck )

    Dear Diary, What am I suppose to think about all of this. Sometimes I just want to - (deep sign) I Don"t Know, I have no idea. I suffered a sever nervous brake down about 8 months ago and can't even go for a ride since then. I haven't been out of the house for the past 8 months...
    hiwahia224 hiwahia224 26-30, F Jul 23, 2012

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    Keeping Track

    i have been keepin a journal since i was young.. not up to date at times..but each year i have kept track of at least some happenings.. i love when i come across one or two from my early teen or late teen years.. oh how we thought we knew it all then.. i love seeing the changes...
    luvlylulu luvlylulu 31-35, F Aug 15, 2008

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    What Is Christmas

    What is Christmas without a child to make the meaning clear?What is Christmas without the children? In their voices we hear the echo of our own lost faith.God speaks to us through them,and turning back we find once more the road to Bethlehem.What is Christmas without the thought...
    garvan garvan 46-50, M 4 Responses Dec 20, 2012

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    To Fall In Love With The World Again.

    When you're born, the world is brand new. Anything and everything around you is something you've never experienced. Everything you would consider as little is the biggest little thing that kid has experienced which makes life itself new and exciting. It remains like this all...
    LetsBeHonest LetsBeHonest 22-25, M Aug 22, 2013

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    Keeping a Journal Is Difficult

    I love to write. I've written in a journal ever sonce I was very young, but now, I feel I have lost all inspiration. I don't find my life interesting enough to write about. I feel that if someone could point something out that is amazing about my life, my love for writing would...
    Belle213 Belle213 16-17, F Oct 12, 2008

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    Ok, I Actually Journal a Bi...

    Ok, I actually journal a bit more than just sometimes. I keep a small blog, and I keep a journal of my own (I mentioned that in an earlier question). My small blog is mostly a combination of things about my work and things of interest. My journal, the one in a notebook, is more...
    clandestinebookworm clandestinebookworm 36-40, M Aug 15, 2008

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    Rant.

    This is just me ranting. Ive been drinking so... yes. Heres a list of things thats been on my mind as of late: Im starting to despise my job already School wouldnt be so bad to try to get into. Right now actually... lack of confidence in myself in areas that shouldnt matter...
    LetsBeHonest LetsBeHonest 22-25, M Jun 21, 2013

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    Affinity

    Friendships do not come by chance.Upon the looms of circumstance.Fate weaves an intricate design and threads of other lives entwine to make a pattern with our own,we were not meant to walk alone....How strange it is when pathways lead,to where we meet a friend in need.It seems...
    garvan garvan 46-50, M 5 Responses Jan 14, 2013

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    2013...

    NEW job! NEW car! New cell phone! New life! Cant say my 2013 could of started any better. Started out with a bang by going to the club with my youngest sister, who happens to be one of my best friends, made it there and back safely and had a good time. Compared to other times...
    LetsBeHonest LetsBeHonest 22-25, M Jan 27, 2013

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    Journal entry -- 9/22 I've been acting like an

    ******* to everyone lately... I think I'm just tired and stressed by work. I'm rejecting a girl that loves me (not really my girl, it's complicated), my dog has a costly ear infection, I almost forgot my sister in law's birthday, sex drive is on low, don't give a sh1t about...
    ChrisErizo1 ChrisErizo1 31-35, M 5 days ago

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    Write Whatever Is In My Heart.

    I am not that vocal in terms of expressing my feelings to anyone. For me I prefer writing it on paper. Thus I kept a journal wherein I could write down the deepest thoughts that I had about life. It has been  my way of expressing who I am, no holds barred, as in Everything...
    lachica001 lachica001 18-21, F 3 Responses Jun 9, 2011

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    Journal.

    I want to start sharing my feeling via internet with strangers because I just feeling like letting things out without dealing with peoples reactions, ect. I trust this website and feel safe posting this here. I will rant/share my feeling on whatever I see fit and I hope who ever...
    koirayne koirayne 16-17, F Mar 19, 2013

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    So Yesterday I Was Asked...

    ...if I was gay. Like, directly. To my face. Which in my recent memory has never really happen. Unless I finally achieved the art of blocking a memory. In that case, kudos. Anyway, I, on automatic protect and keep self under the radar mode said "no". Knowing damn well that I...
    LetsBeHonest LetsBeHonest 22-25, M Aug 1, 2013

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    Related Experiences

    I like to write in a journal sometimes so that I can look back later on and see if my thoughts or outlook on something changed. I have a hard time explaining my feelings and...
    thehopefulheart thehopefulheart 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 1

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    My current journal (pic above)... I started keeping a journal when I was 15, however, I became depressed and didn't find the point in documenting my life after I was taken out of...
    Jenezebel Jenezebel 26-30, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    I love writing in general. The days when I don't feel needed, or even when something awesome happens. It's easy just to write in a journal knowing nothing your writing haas to be...
    FelBaby FelBaby 18-21, F 18 hrs ago

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    I push people away sometimes just to see if they care enough to understand me.
    ivory0510 ivory0510 18-21, F 1 Response 22 mins ago

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    I love to journal anything and everything. Even if it's something stupid or silly. I love to journal my feelings.
    gaiamoon82 gaiamoon82 31-35, F Nov 1

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    For the past two years I have kept the same journal and have filled some of its pages. Its a worn notepad, longer than it is wide, and with the cover coming off. I started writing...
    Orchards Orchards 22-25, M 4 days ago

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    141103-1231 I wrote a love letter of sorts to the baby, this morning. It did not matter, does not matter it mayn't mean the same to her as it did and does to me. I wrote a love...
    Lgl700 Lgl700 51-55, M Nov 3

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    141125-1424 Aww, little one, K, you went away so fast. I hope it was not out of any fright. (My mouth tends to be too big, sometimes, with a little girl, I'm afraid.)
    Lgl700 Lgl700 51-55, M 1 day ago

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    I like to write in it whenever important things happen to me, and i draw in it as well and stuff. I'm really sad that one of my travel journals has gone missing :( it had...
    papercastles papercastles 22-25, F Nov 2

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    I like having an art journal
    Andreacs Andreacs 16-17, F Nov 2

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    So I started my own journal like early January of this year. I constantly have alot on my mind, yet no one to share them with, so i keep me a binder where I keep all my entries...
    SweetcakesJr SweetcakesJr 13-15, F 1 day ago

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    I love food, I'm skinny with a high metabolism and I have no issues with my weight. But sometimes I just feel like doing other things or i feel l don't have enough energy to make...
    Emperorgrace Emperorgrace 22-25, F Nov 19

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    Sometimes without notice or apparent reason, I get an overwhelming sadness. I have to stop what im doing at times and sit down. Sometimes I cry, sometimes I just feel so deeply sad...
    lookingformyminnion lookingformyminnion 51-55, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    sometimes,i wonder if i am the one that don't even know how to live my life or life is meant to be difficult.many things happened this few years back.everyone told i have changed...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Oct 27

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    I have been feeling stupid in different situations, for different reasons, with different people. Sometimes, it is my fault. The feeling is caused by my stupidity actually...
    MissGaga MissGaga 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 29

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    Idk why I feel empty sometimes. Even unwanted things don't happen or nothing happens at all,but I sometimes there's something in me like a "grudge" in my heart which makes me feel...
    yimmyyys yimmyyys 18-21, F Nov 7

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    I Wonder why is it so hard to people to understand sometimes you just need to be left alone.. not because You're sad, depressed or whatever, maybe we want a little silence once in...
    robinLigure robinLigure 22-25, F 10 Responses Nov 11

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    He hurt me so bad. I'm not talkin about boyfriends but my father…figure. God father. I looked up to him as if he were my real father I trusted him so. I thought I was his baby...
    Dynasty2000 Dynasty2000 13-15, F Nov 11

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    I feel so empty sometimes.. I don't have many people in my life.. Sometimes it is fine.. But there is always time when I'm pathetic..
    meandmythought meandmythought 26-30, F 5 Responses Nov 13

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    this happens quiet a bit...at least twice a day, even if I'm surrounded by people(actually the more people around me, the more conversation I am engaged in the worse it gets) I...
    summerwinterfallspring summerwinterfallspring 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 13

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    Yep. Then sometimes I get very embarrassed thinking about what I've said. I think I'm a bit too open sometimes
    papercastles papercastles 22-25, F 2 Responses Nov 16

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    and its not limited to being in person. My texts can be awkward too, because sometimes I don't know what the heck I should say to people. Should I "lol," or should I say something...
    chocolatecurlz chocolatecurlz 18-21, F 3 Responses a week ago

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    I am sometimes antisocial. I think....Perhaps the word antisocial needs to be more clearly defined. I will define it for myself as - overwhelmed by being around people. I am...
    tryingagainII tryingagainII 56-60, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Sometimes I just have so much to do I can't think straight and end up with a song bouncing around my head and I don't even notice it and I can't figure out why I'm seeing in colors...
    whaliaj whaliaj 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    i love sports and school but its gets really to much sometimes. i wake up at 530am go to the pool swim till 715 shower and get ready for school after school is wrestling practice...
    wsstar wsstar 18-21, M 4 days ago

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    This is my first post. I don't know what to say. First off, sure, I like my family sometimes but... I just don't feel anything stronger than liking them. Yeah, maybe i'm a horrible...
    ID0ntKn0wAnym0re ID0ntKn0wAnym0re 13-15, F 4 days ago

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    Sometimes I feel alone. I'm chlosterphobic (not sure if I spelled that right) I feel like the world is going to close up on me and gong to die of depression and anxiety. Ya I have...
    cantsaymynamesorry cantsaymynamesorry 13-15, F 4 days ago

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    He can be a decent guy sometimes, but other times, I just want to spinning hook kick him in the jaw. For ****'s sake, man. You're 21, have a well paying job, a car, debit and...
    SgtRecker97 SgtRecker97 16-17, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I get so angry and upset sometimes I don't like taking it out on people, so I leave and walk away crying I'm usually a happy bubbly person. I try to help everyone before me...
    yeahis18 yeahis18 18-21, F 1 day ago

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