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I Just Learned

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    I Just Learned to Love Myself

     For so long, i've felt sorry for myself over the dumbest things. It would make me feel so depressed about myself. But one day I decided to make a change. I went to the doctor and got plls for my anxiety and it has finally made me feel normal. I'm truly happy and I love...
    sunsetblues sunsetblues 18-21 1 Response Sep 30, 2008

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    WTF?

    I just learned that another person I love has developed cancer. I feel so use to it by now that I cant even cry or feel anything towards it. It seems to me that death has been introduced to me in my life that its now like a day to day ritual (something im use too) and even though...
    GhostSentinal GhostSentinal 18-21, M 1 Response Dec 20, 2007

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    Mental Knowledge All Around Me!

    I'm only just learning things every day. I'm 18, and there're still new things i keep learning, not only of the world around me and other people, but also of myself.    The other day I just worked out I could balance carrying a dog, opening a gate (and our ones a big...
    HellScyth HellScyth 18-21, M Apr 11, 2008

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    my exposure to other people here is priceless and has improved my outlook on things greatly.I've learned not to judge someone by the label assigned to them by themselves or others...
    bob350 bob350 56-60, M 5 Responses Mar 28

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    i learned a lesson not to focus my time , emotions ,energy in to a person who doesnt even care if i am alive or dead. i will never express my love from now to any person unless...
    lifetriangle lifetriangle 22-25, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I've learned so many lessons in my life growing up , especially throughout my Love life and as a teenager ; but the most important lesson that i learned is exactly this . Never...
    EmberWazowski EmberWazowski 18-21, F 2 days ago

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    I learned that my first "love" really wasn't my first love at all. Our relationship was a lost cause that ended with heartbreak. I don't blame him for hurting me. I only blame...
    emmerrzz emmerrzz 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 22

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    A few things I've learned from watching 24 on Netflix. 1: If Jack Bauer says something like " I'll protect you, you have my words. " You need to run the other direction screaming...
    crazywhovian73 crazywhovian73 36-40, M Mar 24

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    i learned a lot in all experiences that happen in my life... just right now... i have known now who are my real friends are everytime i am down...
    jenganda jenganda 26-30, F Apr 1

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    Give love with all of your heart Never assumed no expectations You have your own rule You have a voice to say yes or no If your happy go..... If not leave.... If had a vacant share...
    mjmjharu mjmjharu 26-30, F Mar 19

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    'cause I don't wanna wake up with hangover and reading messages from my social sites (like this) and realized how fvcked I was..
    FoxxySilverCrow FoxxySilverCrow 26-30, F Mar 19

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    Guys must be turned out by the fact that you don't care to have them, because as soon as you act like you care all hell breaks loose! Ladies I know you feel where i'm coming from
    levitacus26 levitacus26 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 19

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    I do believe that military love is difficult. Imagine not knowing from one day or the next if he/she is called to a meeting on the other side of the US, Never really knowing when...
    ruledbyvenus ruledbyvenus 51-55, F 1 Response Mar 19

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    We may love the wrong person,Cry for the wrong person but one things for sure,mistakes help us find the right person.
    Quanitta Quanitta 26-30, F Mar 23

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    Being the youngest of four siblings, I grew up constantly comparing my progression in life with that of my family and peers. I compared my academic and professional performance...
    Hincty Hincty 22-25, F Mar 23

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    I've always been insightful, having spent much of my youth chronically trapped in my overly analytic mind. Through the years I began to manifest this introspective process outwards...
    danii92 danii92 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 2

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    Hello this is something interesting I read up on, with the computer. It's about Astrology and star alignment in the natal chart. I took my signs and the ones I knew were most...
    happyeel happyeel 22-25, M Apr 4

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    1.) There are more selfish people in the world than selfless people. 2.) A lot of people only care about themselves. 3.) Some people enjoy causing pain to others. 4.). People...
    hadyourchance hadyourchance 31-35, F 4 Responses Apr 6

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    I sucked off a friend of my husband while he watched
    Orenj Orenj 26-30, F 3 Responses Apr 8

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    Let go of the past, with all it's pain and anguish. We can't change what is set in stone. Now we must move forward.
    lifesize lifesize 18-21, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    On April 14, 2014 I was charged by a cab $11.00. I paid the fare with a ten and a single. The driver thought it was a twenty and a single and gave me a ten back. I asked what it...
    gambler920 gambler920 51-55, M 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    great quote We learned about honesty and integrity - that the truth matters... that you don't take shortcuts or play by your own set of rules... and success doesn't count...
    roses289 roses289 22-25, F 2 Responses 9 hrs ago

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    I use to weight 320 pounds. Once I became pregnant with my son and learned I had gestational diabetes I knew I had to lose. When my son was born I was 220 pounds. I kept losing...
    RWatts RWatts 31-35, F 3 Responses 8 hrs ago

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    He picked a fight with me, for whatever reason, I'll never know. Perhaps jealousy. When he threw his first punch I directed it to the ground. I sat on his chest with my thumb...
    Thisoneman Thisoneman 31-35, M 7 hrs ago

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    It's over. All would be so much easier if I weren't so emotional about my own life. Unfortunately, when you are in a marriage that lacks love, and all that entails, you simply have...
    pointbreakgirl pointbreakgirl 36-40, F 9 Responses 2 hrs ago

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    My mother suddenly died two years ago at age 57 and my father started dating again shortly after. It was understandably an incredibly horrific time for my father and it was...
    SisyphusGirl SisyphusGirl 36-40, F 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    To all the trolls and the ones telling the ow to go kill yourselves....get out of your moms basement and get your own life...I'm sorry your parents didn't hug you before but is...
    floaty2001 floaty2001 31-35, M 4 Responses 1 hr ago

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    Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb - I still find this movie funny and I love it. This movie is the bomb!
    achieve05 achieve05 18-21 19 mins ago

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    I am a 47 year old man,and in looking back on my life and the things I have done, if there was an award for dumbest person alive? I'd be the sole winner Other than "retarded" my...
    AGothicOdyssey AGothicOdyssey 46-50, M 2 Responses Mar 19

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    It was someone I hated, a week before first sleeping with my boyfriend (now fiancé). And I'm so glad I did, for a few reasons. Partly because of the physical aspects. For me, it...
    MissIntent MissIntent 18-21, F Mar 27

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    A few months ago I decided to move from Miami, FL to a small town in Rhode Island. I have a 21 month old baby and I wanted to give her the sense of community a small town could...
    dalila1985 dalila1985 26-30, F Mar 19

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    Hello, My name is Megan and I'm 30 years old. For the past 8 years, I've been struggling with anorexia/bulimia. I was officially diagnosed two years ago and up until then I had no...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Mar 31

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    Well, if you want to get technical, I still am. I'm still in and out of a few of the shelters in my area. However, I know this is a temporary situation that was meant to teach me...
    Mariposa85 Mariposa85 26-30, F Apr 8

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    On December 1st, 2013, I lost one of the most important people in my life. The person I looked up too. My first friend, my brother. I was sitting in my brothers bed waiting for my...
    FMRT FMRT 16-17, F 2 Responses Mar 19

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    I enjoy cooking and I have been cooking since I was about 12 years old. I love the creative outlet that cooking provides me and find it to be a form of stress relief...
    SimplyMarah SimplyMarah 31-35, F 3 Responses Mar 20

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    March 22. Letting Go of Being a Victim. It's okay to have a good day. Really. It's okay to be doing okay and to feel like our life is manageable and on track. Many of us have...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F Mar 22

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    March 22. Letting Go of Being a Victim. It's okay to have a good day. Really. It's okay to be doing okay and to feel like our life is manageable and on track. Many of us have...
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    March 22. Letting Go of Being a Victim. It's okay to have a good day. Really. It's okay to be doing okay and to feel like our life is manageable and on track. Many of us have...
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    March 22. Letting Go of Being a Victim. It's okay to have a good day. Really. It's okay to be doing okay and to feel like our life is manageable and on track. Many of us have...
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    March 22. Letting Go of Being a Victim. It's okay to have a good day. Really. It's okay to be doing okay and to feel like our life is manageable and on track. Many of us have...
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    March 22. Letting Go of Being a Victim. It's okay to have a good day. Really. It's okay to be doing okay and to feel like our life is manageable and on track. Many of us have...
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    On the posts from before, about my love, I expressed my own self hatred. Some were confused as to why or how I can hate myself. I wrote this story to help explain to my friend...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Mar 28

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    Very good description of my beliefs as a Mormon FROM a NON Mormon. Taken from the Federalist Press The “Mormon Effect” February 22, 2013 By Editor 292 Comments During the...
    JustJeni JustJeni 41-45, F Mar 29

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    Hello, this is my first post :) through the next posts, I am going to tell you the story of my life, and why I want to end it so badly. It all started back in grade 5, I had many...
    XoxOutcastxoX XoxOutcastxoX 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 30

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    I'm much more of a listener than a talker. I used to be very shy. I was pretty much afraid to talk to people I didn't know because I never knew what to say to people. I was very...
    couldbeheaven couldbeheaven 26-30, F 3 Responses Apr 1

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    Joe Nichols - The Impossible Lyrics My dad chased monsters from the dark He checked underneath my bed He could lift me with one arm Way up over top his head He could loosen...
    sherrianna sherrianna 18-21, F Apr 4

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    I feel like a child. But I am all grown up. But I feel like a child and yes both are true. But over the last few weeks I have learned to use my imagination again. I have...
    jellybean113 jellybean113 41-45, F 1 Response Apr 6

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    I have been suffering from this skin condition for about 4-5 years. It sort of began slowly progressing as I was in high school and then further on. I used to think that this...
    Dianaangel Dianaangel 18-21, F a week ago

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    1. Pain is part of growing. Sometimes life closes doors because it’s time to move forward. And that’s a good thing because we often won’t move unless circumstances force us...
    EnigmatiK EnigmatiK 22-25, M 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    All week long I've been saying it. "I'm fine thanks, how are you?" It rolls off the lips so smoothly and is so much easier than going into it. Well, I am fine today, thanks, but...
    SaraBee1995 SaraBee1995 18-21, F 5 Responses 1 day ago

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