I Know The Difference Between Need And Want

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    The Worst Of The Four-letter Words...

    Okay class listen up, today we are going to learn the difference between need and want… These are two of the worst four-letter words I know, Ohhh I know others but I hesitate to spell them out although ironically I tend to say them when need and want are an issue...
    snarkbite snarkbite
    26-30, F
    5 Responses Jan 3, 2010

    Ask For What You Need

    I want everything, gimme gimme lol. But seriously folks, years ago when I began asking the powers that be for less of what I wanted and more of only what I needed instead, things turned around for me for the better.
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Feb 23, 2011

    I Think I Do

    It's spring break week where I live.  My daughter is 14, and has many friends who are off on fabulous excursions this week.  Disney World, New York City, Mexico; it seems like everyone is somewhere other than here.My daughter is a theatre girl.  She is DYING to go to New York...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    9 Responses Apr 14, 2012

    Big Difference

    I think those who "NEED" a lot of things are restless and have more anxiety than those who "WANT" things. "NEED" can be upgraded to "GREED" if we lack of consciousness. Otherwise, something in need is worth longing for but something you want might be a temporary state.
    kanyakatoon kanyakatoon
    22-25, F
    Mar 2, 2011

    Knowing Is Only The First Part.

    Needs, wants... I can live without what I want, until I want what I need. It's hard to live without what I need, and I suppose it's my responsibility when I go without. I need support and unconditional love, I need trust. I need help. It's so easy to know what I need, but...
    imustbecrazy imustbecrazy
    18-21
    Feb 15, 2010

    THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN A RELATIONSHIP NEED AND

    WANTThe difference between a relational want or needOften times we confuse what we require and what we desire in relationships. We make a list of all the important traits we want in a partner, with very little concept of what we really need in our relationships. Our lists often...
    nivanvc nivanvc
    36-40, M
    4 Responses Dec 12, 2015

    There's A Big Difference

    We need very little compared to what most of us want.
    SpiritOfTheRabbit SpiritOfTheRabbit
    36-40, F
    Mar 30, 2010

    I Need ...

    ... her to want me!
    kowpoke61 kowpoke61
    46-50, M
    Jan 9, 2010

    Since I know the difference between need

    and want It's easy to stay debt free! But don't feel bad about buying things you want every once in awhile.. we all deserve to splurge every once and awhile.
    greentearocks greentearocks
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Dec 23, 2013

    Knowing and following .

    ..a major bridgewe dont get what we needwhat one want and need can be misinterpretedso I believe in focussingand at this hour I feelI won't leave my passioncos this where I am with myself and in peace..
    trappedwings trappedwings
    26-30, F
    Dec 23, 2013
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