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I Keep Calm And Carry On

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    I keep calm and carry on because I have to.  I remember very early in my career there was a man who arrived in the ER who had gotten out of control. He had some serious issues.  Violent, screaming, scratching, biting, spitting. . . not something you would expect from an adult...
    WildSpectrumArts WildSpectrumArts 46-50, F 7 Responses Sep 28, 2011

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    I really admire people who never lose their temper. I hate it when it happens to me. I feel stupid and defeated by my inside demons.
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    While I lay here I think about everything in my life. The things I need to change. The people that I have to remove out of my life. The love I wish I knew to have. Or did I? My...
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    I calm myself down cuz no one else does . But I calm myself down in abnormal ways sometimes I insult myself and then I calm down . And other ways to lazy to write them.
    DrowningInPain2 DrowningInPain2 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 5

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    There were two Monks walking a muddy path practicing noble silence. Up ahead, they noticed a teenage girl wearing a beautiful kimono, struggling to pull herself out of the thick...
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    I've never wanted to change my last name. My surname is in my stage name, it's what I'm known by and I've never had any other. I've never knew another name my whole 34 years and I...
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    My purse came from a second-hand store and needed some stitching repaired. It's kind of strange how normal I feel carrying it. It's a bright plaid with stitched on flowers and a...
    PseudoGypsy PseudoGypsy 41-45, T Jul 7

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    And I do carry one. An LCP 380 Auto. I had to get my license. I didn't change. The world around me changed.
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    I carry a small purse depending on the weather and where I am going. Today was this since I only had my cellular device and some change. ~ Adelaide.
    AddyAddyAddy AddyAddyAddy 22-25, F 2 days ago

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    I don't see any reason to rush or hurry when at the beach. The beach is the place to be calm and relax, wich I naturally am whatever happens.
    Sanvis Sanvis 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 23

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    Death!!!! What a dreadful wish!!! Life!!!! What a horrifying hope!!! Let’s tranquil each other, For only you and I know what calm is.
    Soossie Soossie 51-55, F 1 Response a week ago

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    Gosh!!!!! There's a bomb threat at my university!!!!! I almost got panic 0o0 almost~ Good thing there's a media outside i got my composures back *feeling calm*
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    I love this site! I knew in theory that there were people with my problem, but had never met any of them. Like others here, I don't know what is wrong with me. I do my best, but...
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    Levi1 Levi1 13-15, M 2 Responses Jul 4

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    crazymornings crazymornings 18-21, F 6 Responses Jul 11

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    Once again I keep waking up, I really want to sleep to escape that horrible, I keep having dreams about this person over and over again I really don't want to think about him, but...
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    As you said keep me smiling. I am smiling. Smiling for you for me and other. I am keeping my promise on. Tears are covering my eyes, throat getting choked. Controling my breath...
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    Life8227 Life8227 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 21

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    AquariusLife AquariusLife 26-30, F 2 Responses Jul 5

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    My mind keeps me awake all night long i can never go sleep because the moment i start to drift to sleep i think of something that keeps me up even later lol
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    Because you will keep mine only if I keep yours.
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    I've decided that the internet, even EP, doesn't feel right for me. I want an actual diary. An inanimate object that can hold sentimental value that I won't have to be hooked up to...
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    I keep this a secret I don't want my dad to find out that I made an account w/o asking. Even if I did ask he would say no and if I found out you made one you'll be sorry. So I...
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    I'd love to hear something jaw dropping that I can keep just between me and you.
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    I'm over flowing with other peoples secrets, but no one has any of mine. who will keep my secrets?
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    Tell me your secrets! I promise I'll keep them!
    chillhippie007 chillhippie007 16-17, F 6 Responses Jul 8

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    But who will keep mine? I have so many. Too many, I think, for any one person to accept.
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