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I Live a Simple Life

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    My Outer Life At Least. - My inner life, not so simple. lol. In fact, I have a strange feeling that I might be a little NUTZ. I don't think it's anything to be extremely worried...
    Simplyliving Simplyliving 36-40, F 1 Response Mar 27, 2010

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    Oceans - I live a simple life. Work-house, House-work. Family-house, House-family. But apart from that, something extra-ordinary that I can consider not simple. I have a wide...
    ladyryan ladyryan 41-45, F 3 Responses Feb 8, 2012

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    Slow Down You Move Too Fast - I stepped off the merry-go-round I found the fast pace of life stressful and unfulfilling.   I felt ill in mind and body trying to keep up with the...
    rubyetuesday rubyetuesday 56-60, F 5 Responses May 29, 2012

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    "welcome?" - OK, I've held my silence long enough! (actually I have been discussing it with friends, but not writing about it)Here's a scenario: Let's say you go to a furniture...
    basementsong basementsong 41-45, M Mar 18, 2013

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    Ranch Life - "Ranch" is actually too grand a term for 28 acres. But since we have horses and our attempts at growing anything are mostly a miserable failure...ranch it is. My...
    Epiphany68 Epiphany68 41-45, F 3 Responses Jun 25, 2012

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    The Most Simple expression On The World: The expression Of Nature - so romantic, beautiful, yet simple a little miracle of nature
    zuzi57 zuzi57 51-55, F Apr 29, 2012

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    Down On The Farm - It is simple. It is pure, organic, unadulterated, fresh, in touch with the elements, with nature, with flora to delight the senses, and fauna that enchants and...
    CatchCabby CatchCabby 56-60, F 3 Responses Nov 1, 2010

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    The Value Of Being Right And Sticking To It. - About 6 or 7 years ago, my aunt, then 89 years old had fallen and broken her hip. She had never married and lived alone on a sheep...
    Trackcoachred Trackcoachred 51-55, M 2 Responses Nov 3, 2013

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    What Is This? - I love living a simple life. Having what I need and less of what I think I want. Life for Rob and I is basic and we try to keep the drama at bay as much as possible...
    dartist dartist 56-60, F 1 Response Jun 26, 2012

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    I Will Protect My Friends - I will have you know that I am not afraid to get violent with you if you pick on my ep friends. Prepare yourselves foolish perpetrators of imaginary...
    Trackcoachred Trackcoachred 51-55, M 3 Responses Nov 11, 2013

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    Happy Nov. 12th. - Once a year we celebrate an event that is yours alone A time when creation stood still to watch in awe. A miracle, transforming you from thought to crying babe...
    Trackcoachred Trackcoachred 51-55, M 2 Responses Nov 9, 2013

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    Today... Today I live my life.. You have no idea, what i felt inside..
    Lyra1001 Lyra1001 26-30, F Apr 1

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    You Live Your Life Strongly- You have a good sense of self control and hate to show weakness. You are always tactful and diplomatic. You let people down gently. You're open to new...
    rurie17 rurie17 22-25, F 6 days ago

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    life is hard at the best of times but ive had it rough these past few years first my dad betrayed me and i then lost the love of my life plus five mental illnesses plus a crippling...
    BenjaminChapman BenjaminChapman 18-21, M Apr 7

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    I don't want to be tied down by more than a job. I want to be able to move freely to take spontaneous weekend trips to different places. I want to backpack Europe one summer doing...
    adelaider adelaider 26-30, F Apr 4

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    Characters vibrantly dance around in my head to the music of fiction. No one is ridiculed, everyone is accepted. No one is thought less of, everyone is equal. No one has to feel...
    tormi tormi 16-17, F Mar 24

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    I want to live free in the world
    cutieserafina cutieserafina 22-25, F Apr 4

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    Every detail of my life, no matter how major or casual, seems to fall back into a nonchalant pattern of love and money. This is not unlike that of the character from the novel...
    alettertoeva alettertoeva 18-21 Mar 28

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    M just ****** up of all dese responsibility kind of thing. I want my life free frm it.
    vaibhav23 vaibhav23 26-30, M Mar 29

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    I wake up and go to work. I work long hours day after day to not think about the rest of life. I don't mind it though. I'm 28, single and no children. Some days I want to meet...
    insanity77 insanity77 26-30, F Mar 31

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    Life isn't short, it's very long so instead of living in hell you might as well have a good time. Make reckless mistakes. Learn from things. Be adventurous. But above all, be happy...
    valeryxo valeryxo 16-17, F Mar 31

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    *You start life with a clean slate. Then you begin to make your mark. You face decisions, make choices. You keep moving forward. But sooner or later there comes a time where you...
    shafizri shafizri 18-21, M Apr 1

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    I'm restless I guess. I feel like no matter how much I get out of life I will just be wanting more- it's a good and a bad thing, it'd be nice to just settle down somewhere but I'll...
    kxCobra kxCobra 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 4

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    The words you speak should be clear to understand, if they are not, you should have the knowledge to educate.
    jeresey jeresey 56-60, F 1 Response Mar 24

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    Completed my studies 3 years ago, wasted these 3 years in alcohol n sum weird friends but no regrets, learned a lot, travelled awesome places. now m back to fitness , gym, good...
    harryprince harryprince 26-30, M Mar 21

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    I am here to tell you about me, my vision and my reality. I'm looking for three women and two men to join me in leaving society. Leaving it all behind and building a community of...
    leaving6622 leaving6622 36-40, M 1 day ago

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    I am here to tell you about me, my vision and my reality. I'm looking for three women and two men to join me in leaving society. Leaving it all behind and building a community of...
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    I am here to tell you about me, my vision and my reality. I'm looking for three women and two men to join me in leaving society. Leaving it all behind and building a community of...
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    I am here to tell you about me, my vision and my reality. I'm looking for three women and two men to join me in leaving society. Leaving it all behind and building a community of...
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    I am here to tell you about me, my vision and my reality. I'm looking for three women and two men to join me in leaving society. Leaving it all behind and building a community of...
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    I am here to tell you about me, my vision and my reality. I'm looking for three women and two men to join me in leaving society. Leaving it all behind and building a community of...
    leaving6622 leaving6622 36-40, M 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    It finally sinks in why I've been in so much pain for so long. Living with a husband who showed many traits of a narcissist, and sharing my childhood with a narcissistic sister...
    moongirl62 moongirl62 51-55, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    I have a well paid management job , but it's very stressful , I work 60 hours a week and never ever shut off from it . Is it all worth it , maybe a simple life with a lesser paid...
    slinky1234 slinky1234 36-40, M Mar 29

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    As I sit here thinking about my life, I feel I still have to live so much and do so many things that I love the most.You've only one life and therefore you have to live it to the...
    Susana1985 Susana1985 26-30, F 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    Some folks live to collect material things. Others strive to be successful and wealthy. While others want to be popular or powerful. Those kinds of things don't really matter to me...
    Igotsnikt Igotsnikt 36-40, M Apr 3

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    I want a life uninhibited. I want a life full of love and laughter. I want to live as free as the 21 year old butterfly that I should be. Ever since I was in high school I always...
    ColourmeAmb ColourmeAmb 18-21, F 6 days ago

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    I've been so afraid of messing up my life, I've forgotten that it is okay to do exactly that in life. I've been putting unnecessary pressure on myself. Judging myself too harshly...
    anom33 anom33 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 28

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    Because of laws, I cannot do what I dream to do. I cannot be free. For the next 2 1/2 years, I'm stuck. I cannot be my own person until then. I want to change my life. I want to...
    ForeverIsOver ForeverIsOver 13-15, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    Hey everyone, Anyone else sick of living in this system created to control us like sheep. Following the "latest" trend to give us something to blind us from the way we live your...
    parris23 parris23 31-35, M 1 Response Mar 25

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    I have to change it. I refuse to .. just exist I want to live my life from now on!
    domipl domipl 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 26

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    He moved out a week ago. It was getting excruciating to be able to look at him everyday and see that he is relieved and ready to move on. He went to sleep on a friends couch. I...
    Cucly80 Cucly80 31-35, F 19 Responses Mar 31

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    Who does? Nobody does. So why oh why am I constantly seeing people live a life that they don't want? Doesn't make sense to me.
    Ryanholmes20375 Ryanholmes20375 18-21, M Apr 1

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    "Stop being a prisoner of your past, become an architect of your future." This quote always hits home to me. For a long time, I would sit scrutinising things in my past, not...
    Bellastasia Bellastasia 26-30, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    So, I thought I'd post something positive for a change. I'm working on getting stronger. The most frustrating feeling is the feeling of not just being able to start the process...
    braverthanithink braverthanithink 26-30, F 6 Responses Mar 28

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    Over the years I have developed a personal creed It is how I feel and try, as best I can to live my life. We are here to be: The legs for those who are having trouble standing...
    myjourneyismine myjourneyismine 51-55, M Apr 5

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    here's a Poem my sister wrote during a time in her life where she was undergoing many struggles, she got into an accident, was taken out of university for a time and it changed the...
    brownbrawh brownbrawh 18-21, M 1 day ago

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    So I'd caught the eyes of a mocking bird outside my kitchen window perched, while I was doing dishes. He'd just stared at me and it was as if I'd felt his symbolism. I'm working...
    magentafoxfire magentafoxfire 18-21, F Mar 23

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    It all started when ii was 16. I arrived at the mt. pleasant high school. I fell in love with Colton. Then I realized he wasn’t the one for me so we broke it off. And I started...
    tiffanytait1996 tiffanytait1996 16-17, F Mar 26

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    It all started when ii was 16. I arrived at the mt. pleasant high school. I fell in love with Colton. Then I realized he wasn’t the one for me so we broke it off. And I started...
    tiffanytait1996 tiffanytait1996 16-17, F 6 days ago

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    I live my life one breakdown or relapse at a time. I feel like I climb out of the depths of hell just to be pulled down by satan himself. I am ruled by the voice in the back of my...
    PanicAtTheDiscount PanicAtTheDiscount 13-15, F 5 hrs ago

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    What to do? Good man. Friends are jealous of what they think we have. He would do anything for me, but we haven't had sex in so long (so many years), I can't even remember the...
    Imyourhoney2 Imyourhoney2 51-55, F 19 Responses Mar 19

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    My friend was going to commit suicide today.. I saved her life... For some reason I feel proud but yet guilty at the same time because she said to me "out of everyone I thought you...
    hannahisawesome hannahisawesome 16-17, F Mar 24