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I Live By the Ocean

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    I love the fact that when the wind blows from the east I can smell it. *smiles*
    GoddessNakiBean GoddessNakiBean 36-40, F Feb 9, 2009

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    I Thought It Was a Dream For Retirement, But I'm In My Twenties.

    I live oceanfront on Maui with a spectacular view of the harbor and the entire northshore. It's odd to think how I got here, four years ago with a bookbag on my back and a hundred bucks in my pocket. When I was a child, I went to the beach in Virginia and North Carolina with my...
    rainifel rainifel 26-30, F May 2, 2009

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    Calming

    Well sorta… Does the Gulf of Mexico count? I can make it to the Atlantic Coast in a few hours so technically both. I love being surrounded by water though. It’s just clean and refreshing and always humid (can be good and bad). Of course with all the lakes, pones...
    mysplitpersonality mysplitpersonality 36-40, F Jul 21, 2008

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    Malibu Rules

    my dad recently bought a house in the malibu colony its so beautiful so we go there on weekends
    Donnamoss88 Donnamoss88 18-21, F 2 Responses May 1, 2009

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    Furbo

    Iv lived beside the sea for 19 years most of my life, when i was small i always wondered about it, played in it, eat from it. so i decided to aways have somethind to do with it, now i work with it as sceinist raising fish and other annimals. When the sea has a bad day so do you...
    maraconor maraconor 21-25, M Jan 31, 2008

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    Love the Ocean

    I brew  up by the ocean, and still live by it.  I love to have my windows open at night and hear the waves! I love to be in the sun, its like it keeps my mine alive and happy!!
    hotbianca hotbianca 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 21, 2008

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    Indeed I Do

    living by the ocean is indeed a great blessing that has been bestowed upon me. each morning i wake up tired, and unmotivated to go through another day at work, but as soon as i step outside and breath that sea air and see that dark blue ocean fading into a light blue sky, i am...
    CopperCoil CopperCoil 36-40, M 1 Response Jul 19, 2008

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    Florida

    Well... no matter which way you go there it is hehe. I'm not too far from the ocean but the only chances that I get to go there are at night time. I love the ocean and I love the beach... a necessity wherever you live :) or atleast water of some sort.
    Xeno Xeno 26-30, M 5 Responses Sep 2, 2007

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    Live By the Ocean

    I grew up by the ocean in ca.-- now my kids are doing the same in Fl.   We love it!!!!!!
    kimberley4 kimberley4 41-45, F Mar 21, 2008

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    Water Water Everywhere

    In the puget sound area of washington state you'll find saltwater everywhere.  So, almost everywhere I drive I either cross a bridge or drive along the sea side watching boats sailing by, the ferry on it's round trip, gulls are all around.  You hope you're not driving...
    dorobo dorobo 70+, M 2 Responses Apr 8, 2008

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    Only Place To Live

    I love the water and don't think that I could live very far from the ocean I just enjoy all the activies that I do living her
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Sep 9, 2010

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    I live on the South Coast of Oregon. On one side we are surrounded by Douglas Firs and Redwood trees, on the other side there are beaches and the ocean. Wildlife is everywhere...
    MikjallFimbultyr MikjallFimbultyr 36-40, M Jul 18

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    I'd be the happiest person ever if I lived near the ocean! It's so peaceful! This is my dream and if this doesn't happen until I retire I'd be totally fine with that!
    tsg96 tsg96 18-21, F 3 Responses 15 hrs ago

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    nohope2345 nohope2345 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 12

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    I am extremely attracted to this wonderful girl I met on EP only to find she lives on the other side of the planet. I finally found someone to spend time with, to share my feelings...
    Skywalker1979 Skywalker1979 31-35, M 5 Responses 6 hrs ago

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    I find this song so powerful, oceans, by pearl jam. To me, it's about love of the ocean and also at the same time a metaphor about love for your special someone :) The perfect love...
    prettyballerina prettyballerina 31-35, F 3 days ago

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    MontereyBay Never too hot, never too cold Tourists everywhere Lots of fun things to do Beautiful ocean as long as the sun is out The water looks nasty in winter Carmel beach has...
    QuiltedBathwater QuiltedBathwater 18-21, M 2 Responses Jul 19

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    Not really but I do live fourth minutes from London, but I enjoy the atmosphere in London very live and fast paced! Well sorta
    kamachulu kamachulu 22-25, M 1 Response 6 hrs ago

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    Ok, so ive been in an on and off relationship with someone for almost 10 years. the biggest issue was that he is a pathological liar. he lied to me for years on end and i kept...
    Myah29 Myah29 26-30, F 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    I miss the ocean. I was born and raised in S.California about 5 miles from the beach most of my life. I moved to AZ some years ago but my true love is the ocean, it's feel, it's...
    kathouse68 kathouse68 66-70, F Jul 11

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    So today was really fun. Long but fun. It was my first time swimming in the ocean, first time swimming in salt water, and my first time at a real beach. I was so much fun. The...
    dwinc732 dwinc732 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 17

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    I wish I could breathe underwater and leave my home and stay in the ocean for the rest of my life. I've always loves the ocean and now it sucks getting older because then people...
    SaraRose0616 SaraRose0616 16-17, F 3 Responses Jul 18

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    About two weeks ago I and some friends went into the Atlantic ocean during a training course it was so fun, one of the best I've had in years. Although I was scared at first...
    4everoptie 4everoptie 13-15, F a week ago

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    I might be the only one but I have some type of connection to the ocean it sounds really weird but I just love the ocean.
    megan1247 megan1247 18-21, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    I cannot wait to hear the calming sound of this beautiful place. Just a little while longer. The ocean has always soothed me. Healed my wounds. I have responsibilities. They can...
    breathtakingyou breathtakingyou 26-30, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    Growing up in the Midwest and coming from very humble beginnings, I was 35 before I was able to see an ocean for the first time. I ran in the water, stuck my finger in and tasted...
    luv2fish luv2fish 56-60, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I live on the South Coast of Oregon, where I am surrounded by trees and the ocean, I love it! The forests and beaches here are absolutely enchanting. Especially the nearby...
    Kristine0830 Kristine0830 36-40, F Jul 2

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    :( i need to change my life. i'm going to live my dream life as soon as i reached 22 and can find money on my own. i will, i know i can.
    dasosleefi dasosleefi 16-17, F 29 mins ago

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    Life is an ocean of limitless possibilities. Big and small. Good and bad. Sometimes we create them but most of the time they are thrown in our laps. They just happen and before we...
    jjacko94 jjacko94 26-30, M 1 Response Jul 3

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    I always feel mre alive at the ocean. My thinking become carer and Im excited about life!
    mzbtch mzbtch 46-50, F Jul 6

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    I miss the Beach !! I wish I lived by one so I could just go whenever I felt like it.
    alicep67904 alicep67904 13-15, F 3 Responses Jul 10

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    I miss going down to the seaside, when I was little growing up in england, it was one of my favourite times, to go on holiday and visit sea palling. I remember walking up the big...
    KraftyTizz KraftyTizz 41-45, F 1 Response Jul 11

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    The last time I went to the ocean it was very packed but I was able to discreetly poo in my hand and I whipped it right at a girl. It hit her right in the neck- nobody saw me do it...
    Fartmickfart Fartmickfart 31-35, F Jul 12

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    I don't have an ocean nearby.....but the river is great. We have a nice isolated, quiet spot that we love to go to.......my girl and I hang out here a lot....haha 
    Babydoll42 Babydoll42 41-45, F 7 Responses Jul 16

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    I love the way that looking at the ocean seems to put a lot of life in perspective!
    prettyballerina prettyballerina 31-35, F 2 Responses Jul 19

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    Nobody likes going to the beach with me because I'm way out in the waves the entire time. No sun tanning. No sand castles. Just cold, deep, wonderful ocean.
    polythenejam polythenejam 13-15, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I could just stare at the waves all day! The way the ocean and the beach makes you feel is incredible! It's unreal!
    tsg96 tsg96 18-21, F 4 Responses 1 day ago

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    I have lived with my parents basically since was eight years old. Actually, let me back up. My biological parents have been divorced since I was only three. After that, I lived...
    RopinTexan RopinTexan 22-25, M 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    To live life to it's fullest ... For everyone it can mean a totally different thing. For some it may mean finding their soulmate, to others it may be having a family, others could...
    RiseAbove222 RiseAbove222 22-25, F Jul 21

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    I've always thought of just hiking Into the woods and liveing there getting away from the life I'm liveing not happy liveing paycheck to paycheck sitting on my sofa playing video...
    lonewolf8422 lonewolf8422 26-30, M Jul 9

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    I'm 14 years old and I live in a small village in England and by small I mean there is one village post office and a tiny primary school. It's very isolated, but the rest of my...
    Jessicat29 Jessicat29 13-15, F Jul 2

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    Ok, so that first post wasn't so scary so why not a post two? I cannot begin to express how freeing it is just to have expressed it all. SM isn't something most people would want...
    justnanl justnanl 41-45, F 7 Responses Jul 1

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    LEARNING TO LIVEBy: Sayed Mostafa ArabySuddenly I saw myselfHe was there and I could not move meWrapped in a Web of insecurityRemove my clothes and I could seeMany times presumably...
    Spicedpecan0617 Spicedpecan0617 61-65, F Jul 5

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    I know there is a lot that goes into living on your own, but I can not wait unto the day comes to get out and live completely by myself. I don't even want to live with my boyfriend...
    SilentNynja SilentNynja 22-25, F 3 Responses Jul 7

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    I was born, which goes without saying, in Dobbs Ferry Hospital on May 27, 1955 and lived in the small town of Ardsley, New York. I am one of three children born to Mr. and Mrs...
    JollyRogerLVIII JollyRogerLVIII 56-60, M 2 Responses Jul 7

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    Update from the Battlefield - Since notifying my H three days ago that I've hired a lawyer and we're getting divorced, he has launched a full scale verbal attack on my character...
    CherishMe2 CherishMe2 51-55, F 35 Responses Jul 8

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    So I like this guy who lives in Germany, but he's Russian. I live in Greece and he has family in my country. We started talking on Facebook because I found him by accident. He had...
    athenakats athenakats 18-21, F Jul 9

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    I live two lives. To other people, I seem like a really weird, lazy kid who fantasizes a lot. When their backs are turned, and when they're not around I'm actively planning for...
    Overlord0 Overlord0 13-15, F 2 Responses Jul 9

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