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I Journal Sometimes

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Sometimes you just need to put your thoughts

    somewhere else, in a lil book where you're able to process your words better. A place where you can go to look back on memories you had forgetten.
    roamingtree roamingtree 16-17, F Feb 12

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 18-21, F Mar 19, 2013

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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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    Related Experiences

    I like to stay alone sometimes and do some reading or write something -a poem or my journal.Sometimes ,I don't find like -minded people to whom I can talk meaningfully and without...
    restored87 restored87 46-50, F 2 Responses Mar 18

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    I've recently started journaling again. Not the "Today this and that happened..." only kind of journaling.I only do that on occasion, when something out of the ordinary has...
    Carly4Peace Carly4Peace 46-50, F 1 Response Mar 6

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    I used the journal I brought a few months ago and started to journal again. I had a psychic reading and guides advised me to start journaling again so I started last night. Journal...
    BrownBeeCa BrownBeeCa 26-30, F 2 Responses Mar 10

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    I keep a journal and I have several. 3 physical note books and one that's in a google doc are completed. Oh and another separate journal where I include all my philosophical...
    XxWolverinaxX XxWolverinaxX 18-21 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    I buy journals every year. I have journals dating back to about 2000
    minuet1965 minuet1965 46-50, F 1 Response Mar 6

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    I have been keeping a journal for the last 30 years, but in the last 10 years I basically write about my sessions with my therapist. I find it really helps to write things down...
    Sara600 Sara600 56-60, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    There are not many things I could say about this topic, except I really like planners and journals. Whether it's making them or putting stuff in them to keep me organized, I just...
    delusi0nal delusi0nal 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    But I never write the date. I think that notating my thoughts is sometimes more important than recording my experiences. A road map of my consciousness, I guess.
    AshleyJea AshleyJea 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 13

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    I do sometimes . I look after my mum . When she's gone that will leave me on my own . She worries about this . I wonder what it will be like . I have no close relatives . Off...
    Homejames Homejames 46-50, M 3 Responses 14 hrs ago

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    I'll make friends and we'll have a blast. It takes a lot of effort to have those enjoyable moments. Especially trust and expression as well as a creative mind. Well, I'm the sort...
    Reanou Reanou 16-17, F 59 mins ago

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    ... or actually basically always. But I try hard not to show it. The truth is: I feel ashamed for not being loved. I feel ashamed for living alone, without a loving partner...
    ElonaElona ElonaElona 41-45, F 2 Responses 40 mins ago

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    This is my new dream journal open to the public because my old one disappeared.
    panda5876 panda5876 13-15, M 2 Responses Mar 1

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    My journal is almost wrecked now and covered in Sellotape' 😂
    blxnde blxnde 16-17, F Mar 6

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    This isn't totally true. I try to do it a few times a week though. Helps me sort out stuff in my life and also gives me material to write stories and things. It is sort of like...
    jillibeanz jillibeanz 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 8

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    This is what happens when you come across your old journal. You find quotes and funny things you never expect to learn from the younger you. "Your childhood only ends when you...
    abcdefghisabelmnopqrst abcdefghisabelmnopqrst 26-30, F 2 Responses Mar 16

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    I have been keeping a journal ever since I was in 4th or 5th grade. I believe memories are too important to be forgotten.
    SAVEtheHER0 SAVEtheHER0 18-21, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    I'm terrible at journaling. But I do it anyway, because I think that maybe one day I'll write something that I didn't know before, and suddenly it will all make sense
    Raruff Raruff 16-17, F 3 days ago

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    I sometimes really can't. I know, why it happens. Obviously I'm sometimes open for all kind of energies and vibes from the world and the people around me. I do try to sort it out...
    mishale80 mishale80 31-35, F Mar 7

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    I am strange in the way I live surely like many others. I am strange for many reasons but my strangness is my strength. Sometimes my mind stops thinking. Its feel great because I...
    YorTicLes YorTicLes 18-21, M Mar 12

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    Promises and things said. Unfortunently the mistrust can push some away a little sometimes. Tho, I try not to conclude "I knew it!", "Could not be trusted", etc. Id not like to...
    mirkwood86 mirkwood86 26-30, M Mar 3

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    The thing is I like being alone often .... I enjoy myself, but I feel like I don't connect with anyone. People don't get my humor and don't understand me. Even my husband I feel...
    Slackergirl Slackergirl 31-35, F 2 Responses Mar 11

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    Dearest daughterHopefully, one day you will read this letter. Probably I’ll get pregnant with you in the future. Or I will find you where you’re biological mother left...
    mishale80 mishale80 31-35, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    And it's even better than being with other people most of the time. Sometimes I wish I could be somewhere where people wouldn't know me at all. I could do what I want and not care...
    woodenstrings woodenstrings 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 4

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    How can one find words to express how one feels? I can't.. Not today. Mostly the words would flow and I'd write them to express what I was feeling, but today, nothing.. And how can...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Mar 6

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    aaaaargh!!! roller coaster of emotions again. probably my 'daddy issues' rearing their ugly heads. long story short: I'm happy being alone. i love being single. And Yes, I'd...
    peepsqueek peepsqueek 31-35, F Mar 8

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