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    Live For The Moment

    Learn from the past, set vivid, detailed goals for the future, and live in the only moment of time over which you have any control: now. --Denis Waitley
    expressomarkie expressomarkie 46-50, M May 28, 2013

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    The Time Is Now

    Life has certainly been teaching me to live for now. We can wait and plan and hope, and that does not mean what we hope for or plan for will happen. We can only control our own behavior, not a thing or anyone else! So I have been living more out of what is good for me today...
    elsiepea elsiepea 46-50, F 2 Responses Jun 28, 2009

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    Live For The Moment

    Live for the moment,Do now,My past,Sorted itself out,No more depression,What a way to be.
    lazycrazybasket lazycrazybasket 46-50, M Feb 5, 2012

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    A Conversation With a Friend

    Mr X: I think we all live in the future too much.   Miss X: Yeah.   Mr X: Like when we do things it's all about getting things done and moving onto the next task -    Mr X: - never enjoying it whilst doing it - in the moment - but moving quickly to the...
    The5Cs The5Cs 18-21 2 Responses Sep 7, 2009

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    Or At Least Wish I Did

    I don't know. I just overthink things and don't take time to sit back and go with the flow.It's how I have been all my life, overthinking things, over researching things so that when the time comes I just don't do what I really wanted to.Right now it's bad, it's stopping a lot...
    IllySocks IllySocks 22-25, F Aug 17, 2011

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    Life is about the little things.

    A beautiful sunset, preferably with someone special. The moment just before that first kiss, when your heart is pounding and you know it's going to be even better than your wildest dreams. Knowing that today is a gift and using that gift to make someone smile who would otherwise...
    Indigolesbian70 Indigolesbian70 41-45, F 5 days ago

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    Live Everyday Like Its My Last

    Life is fragile and short, before you know it years pile on and you dont know where the time went. I have learned to live for know, still think about the future, but live for now. Life can be cruel, but it can also be good. People, events, and these little most mold us, live...
    vanessa34 vanessa34 26-30, F 3 Responses Jun 2, 2009

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    Related Experiences

    So here I am. Conversing with strangers on the internet in search for a reason not to blow my brains out. In retrospect, I'm not surprised. I can see the whole sordid chain of...
    Stillnothing Stillnothing 22-25, M 1 Response Sep 5

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    I do believe certain people come into our lives, we might not understand why we have met them but they are there. Sometimes I think it was and is fate how they just walked into our...
    denaellis575 denaellis575 46-50, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    I don't. I just live and accept what happens. Now the millions believe in things that make no sense. They live that make believe life..
    ValhallaAwaits ValhallaAwaits 18-21, M 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    My younger brother and I had a conversation this evening while walking our dog and he doesn't know it but he saved me from doing something really stupid. First off I do not...
    steelers7fan steelers7fan 18-21, M 1 Response a week ago

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    This aint true by a long shot its BS ! Some things some people ohhhhhjj! We would have been so better of not knowing they exist my less them part of our lives past or present in...
    anasteel2 anasteel2 41-45, F a week ago

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    Everyone exists in this world for a reason and that reason has made us special and unique:) so find that reason no matter how hard or how far;)
    mysticazal mysticazal 13-15, F 1 Response Sep 22

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    It's definitely true. They come in my life for a reason.
    andreaespe andreaespe 18-21, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I swear I have hit rock bottom, and I feel as though I can't get up. No job, no car, no place to sleep, no heat, bad health, no food to eat. I'm losing weight no time to rest...
    Gothika88 Gothika88 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 20

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    Cause if they haven't then we wouldn't be the person we are now
    MsMightyMe MsMightyMe 13-15, F 2 Responses Sep 22

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    My experience is as a Dominant, but friends have pointed out that I am really a Switch and show interest in both Dominance and submission!
    thatdamman thatdamman 56-60, M 6 days ago

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    I either fall inlove hard or hate passionately
    Anngeleyes Anngeleyes 26-30, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I believe in everything until it's disproved.
    Anngeleyes Anngeleyes 26-30, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Is there such a guy out there? Wait! I will answer my own question!No these guys exist in our fantasies only.
    MsGucciRush MsGucciRush 26-30, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    A world of your own creation has to be better than the one you're trying to survive in!
    picklebobble picklebobble 46-50, M 1 Response 18 hrs ago

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    I was taking pictures today because it had been a while since I took the time to capture a moment and I realized the most obvious, but scariest thing ever: I'm not going to be...
    Mirabal19 Mirabal19 18-21, F 2 Responses Sep 5

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    I held her in my arms as she lay dying...she was taking her last breath and I was helpless to save her...Her time was coming to an end and I could only do what was the most...
    prettyface1 prettyface1 46-50, F 6 Responses Sep 7

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    Undecided whether to post this under this group or under the other one "I'm having random thoughts", I believe posted here the discussion shall be more thoughtful and sensitive...
    TheMaverickWoman TheMaverickWoman 36-40, F 13 Responses Sep 15

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    this is a homage of respect and a rememberance to all the truly good people out there that sacrificed their lives and died for all that is honorable in this world. this is posted...
    stacylynn7 stacylynn7 18-21, T Sep 11

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    A while back i watched the movie "pay it forward" ...so i figured i would tell my story... I am somewhat of a humble person...i stick to my opinions voice them and don't really...
    marciniolucas marciniolucas 26-30, M Sep 12

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    She Isn't Cruel. She's All Heart. I've lived by her my whole life, even when I was in other towns. You don't grow up with the sea and ever lose it. You can tell the scent 20 miles...
    notext notext 46-50, M Sep 19

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    I love Lord of The Rings! Maybe too much, but **** you! I love Halo! Game of Thrones is my ****, as well as Harry Potter, Supernatural and Percy Jackson! I love movies and music...
    LilBoyBluu LilBoyBluu 22-25, M 12 Responses 2 days ago

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    RIP to all innocent people who lost there lives for what Never forget the evil that did this to so many
    londonboy1 londonboy1 46-50, M Sep 11

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    sometimes i wish i could just die with peace i am sick of this life you name it i have lost everything most of dreams get shattered recently heart broke i lost in love too too be...
    secretwing9 secretwing9 18-21, M 4 hrs ago

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    Villas share a hydra spa, gasoline barbecue in addition to a heated swimming pool, with entire kitchens and every one of the features.Trip rentals provide the usefulness of your...
    Temple2516ja Temple2516ja 31-35, M 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    Question: is your Refuser generally happy or miserable? My wife and I have fixed our problems for the most part and our sex is still fairly frequent albeit predictable (that is...
    HusbandOfOne HusbandOfOne 41-45, M 8 Responses 2 hrs ago

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    Hi at the moment I don't live life. I feel like I wasted a lot of time doing crazy things, that are good for telling a story but not for your resume. At the moment nothing really...
    freebirdOz freebirdOz 26-30, M 1 Response Sep 6

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    I used to live in the past counting my old hurts, or in the imagination of a future of how I’d like it to be and feel sad that I am not living it. It is a way of always putting...
    ChicaAudaz ChicaAudaz 18-21, F 4 days ago

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    Girls Spying Me In The Shower Hey guys, before I tell you my story you must know that I`m from germany and my english isn`t perfect. Maybe there some mistakes in my text. Some...
    Mickie19 Mickie19 18-21, M Sep 9

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    Girls Spying Me In The Shower Hey guys, before I tell you my story you must know that I`m from germany and my english isn`t perfect. Maybe there some mistakes in my text. Some...
    Mickie19 Mickie19 18-21, M Sep 9

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    Girls Spying Me In The Shower Hey guys, before I tell you my story you must know that I`m from germany and my english isn`t perfect. Maybe there some mistakes in my text. Some...
    Mickie19 Mickie19 18-21, M Sep 9

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    Girls Spying Me In The Shower Hey guys, before I tell you my story you must know that I`m from germany and my english isn`t perfect. Maybe there some mistakes in my text. Some...
    Mickie19 Mickie19 18-21, M 1 Response Sep 9

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    Girls Spying Me In The Shower Hey guys, before I tell you my story you must know that I`m from germany and my english isn`t perfect. Maybe there some mistakes in my text. Some...
    Mickie19 Mickie19 18-21, M 1 Response Sep 9

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    My family members of whom I am living with is driving me crazy. I understand I am not the only one, but this is unbearable. I am 21 years old and mildly autistic. I also suffer...
    T3chmupp3t T3chmupp3t 18-21, M 2 hrs ago

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    well, actually I am an air force ex-girlfriend since yesterday.. it hurts to say that out loud. since almost three weeks we had a break from each other because my ex-boyfriend...
    resero resero 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 22

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    So I'm onsite this week for work and staying at a hotel. Of course I get woke up at 2:30am by a drunk couple talking loudly in the hallway and slamming their door. Later I am...
    weather1 weather1 46-50 10 Responses 6 hrs ago

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    I have been married for 24 years and probably about 20 have been relatively sexless. My W and I had a fight on Sunday, I slept on the coach on Monday (my choice), and had yet...
    RestonLonely RestonLonely 46-50, M 8 Responses 1 hr ago

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    Do you believe life is more about the moments we experience than the things we collect or have? I do and I feel challenged to live by that value. Why? I live with a woman that...
    spiritnow spiritnow 41-45, M 4 Responses Sep 10

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    Reading this may help those in sexless marriages figure out what they want to do. If you learned now that you were dying, what would you regret? "A Nurse Asked Dying Patients What...
    Mettamomma Mettamomma 61-65, F 7 Responses Sep 19

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    Suicide is a trigger for me.
    LordOfTheFail LordOfTheFail 18-21, F 7 hrs ago

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