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I Know Survival Is My Only Friend

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 268 People

    Yes You Were...

    If I hadn’t chosen Survival as my back-up friend, I would be dead by today However my friend I wish to leave you And start living.
    violetsoul111 violetsoul111 31-35, F Mar 26, 2011

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    That's What It Will Come Down To...

    I can't believe I will actually ever find a mate or a job I like at thi spoint(I know I'm redundant). I had a few good stints in the past, but it's different now. It it wll end with me eating. sleeping, reading, doing the simplest things...by myself.
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses Mar 28, 2010

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    Dead Or Alive....

    I have had many friends in this life, and one thing i have learnt the hard way is that you should keep your friends close and your enemies even closer. at the end of the day its your own reflection that you need to look at in the morning in front of the mirror, and you need to...
    PrincessLulu PrincessLulu 26-30, F May 12, 2011

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    I Am A Lone Dogg, I Ride Alone

    At the age I am right now.All the experiences I've had in my past have taught me one thing.Put your back against the wall, and trust no one.I've had people in my life, that I thought would be there for me forever.But they failed to do so.I've had relatives that I thought wanted...
    nikki4848dd nikki4848dd 36-40, F Mar 23, 2011

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    Thanks Be Totool

    MY FAvorite band taught me this lil golden nugget of truth ;) happy hunting!
    kikizz kikizz 26-30, F Mar 30, 2010

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