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I Love Being Retired

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    Much Better Than I Thought

    When I became disabled in 1990, I was terrified that I'd never be able to work again. For years I fought with my doctor, protesting that I had to go back to work, I'd shrivel up and blow away like a tumbleweed if I couldn't work. The answer was always the same: "You're not ready...
    sugarfooties sugarfooties 66-70 9 Responses Jan 26, 2010

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    This Is My Life Now

    I spent 34 years teaching college level courses.It was a love/hate career. I loved the flexible hours, the pay and the benefits and being the center of attention in the classroom and imparting my knowledge to students who wanted it. I hated the bureaucracy of my former college...
    SunsetAndy SunsetAndy 61-65 Nov 24, 2012

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    No More Work Reviews.

    It has been 1 year since I retired.It was not because I wanted to but because I had 2 supervisers that wanted me out .Because of this, things became very strained in my house.I was on disability and social security.The depression that hit me was harsh.I had worked for this...
    aristolochea aristolochea 66-70, F 4 Responses Oct 14, 2009

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    Retired But More Alive Than Ever Before

      It's a funny thing about being retired.  It opens up time and space in your life to do countless things you have been dreaming of for years.  You also have a collection of family and friends that have increased over the years, and so now they call on you ...
    tillygraywriter tillygraywriter 61-65, F 6 Responses Jan 23, 2010

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    Retirement Is All It Is Cracked Up To Be And Then Some

    I have been happily retired nearly 5 years now, and they have been the best years of my life, health issues aside.  When I retired, I was burned to a crisp, after years of stress and bulls**t at my place of employment.  My DH and I are free to travel around the world...
    imkandy imkandy 66-70, F 1 Response Sep 8, 2010

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    Retirement Can Be Great

    Why do i like retirement? Not just because it means staying in bed a bit longer but it means the freedom you have of no longer working for someone else unless of course one works for themselves. Retirement for me means I can play my piano for example with out the...
    silvertop silvertop 66-70, M 4 Responses Jan 21, 2009

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    robis robis 36-40, M 2 Responses 21 hrs ago

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    As planned, I went for a run down by the river and I found a quiet spot on the river bank to sit nude in the sun. Being a weekday afternoon, I only saw about 4 other people hiking...
    NudeInNature NudeInNature 36-40, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I love being in my underwear. I'm 44, I can walk around the house in my underwear anytime I want. Right now, I'm wearing a light grey Washington Redskins T-shirt and my size 11...
    JamieCarlin44 JamieCarlin44 41-45, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    I've always lived near the sea, the idea of being too far inland makes me feel claustrophobic!
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I love being tickled on my privates so much
    ticklishgirl18 ticklishgirl18 18-21, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I found myself fishing over the weekend with an uncle my family has kind of shunned from my family and he taught me so much about fishing and nature through our little camping trip...
    thuxted thuxted 16-17, M 5 days ago

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    I do like being scolded for how much weight I've gained. It's a turn on. But not too mean, if you know what I mean.
    alwaysyourstruly2 alwaysyourstruly2 18-21, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I'd love to find a woman in the Dallas area who loves to be tickled. If you're into being tied down and handcuffed or restrained and tickled, hit me up and let's chat.
    mrtexasguy mrtexasguy 41-45, M 6 days ago

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    It's about 2am, I'm up late reading, I'm wearing nothing, and I had to answer the call of nature. Being that it's a comfortable 70°F outside and several of the neighbors are gone...
    NudeInNature NudeInNature 36-40, M 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    I am very much like other women because I actually love being a mom. My kids come first in my life. I would be totally lost without my kids.
    familybeachparty familybeachparty 41-45, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    I don't know wgat it is but I loved being choked out. It turns me on. Being choked out and nothing you can do about it.
    Blossom211 Blossom211 18-21, F 1 Response a week ago

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    Today was a great day for me. For the first time ever, I literally stuffed myself to immobility. I ordered Chinese take out for lunch... 6 portions because I need to plump myself...
    ThickLegged ThickLegged 18-21, F 1 Response a week ago

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    i love being told how much of a remarkably fat, heavy lardass ive become. how i've fattened myself up, so incredibly morbidly obese that none of my clothes fit over my big bloated...
    MilkMassacre MilkMassacre 16-17, T 1 Response Jun 25

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    New Orleans My dad is from rural Louisiana, so this past father's day I treated him to a proper Louisiana feast including my first attempt at cooking gumbo. I wanted to get...
    lovingone lovingone 36-40, F Jun 25

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    I love spending time in the woods. Shadows of the trees, singing birds, the smell of wet wood and fresh herby air make me feel alive again. Sometimes when I go for a walk alone I...
    OpenlyHonestly OpenlyHonestly 22-25, F 2 Responses Jun 24

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    I literally do. I'm happiest when I'm just in my room with my tummy poking out and my thighs and belly can just wobble and no one judges me for it. I posted a photo of me on my...
    ChubbyGurrrl ChubbyGurrrl 13-15, F 1 Response Jun 23

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    Something so warm and cozy about being a situation of complete helplessness but knowing that you will be safe and well looked after. The complete dismissal of adult...
    Gemma1990 Gemma1990 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 23

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    I really and truly enjoy my home. When I have everything at home, I don't feel the need to go anywhere. I can workout, be entertained, cook, rest, read, meditate...I'm never bored...
    MsInvis MsInvis 46-50, F 2 Responses Jun 23

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    Being yourself is awesome, and I'm proud to be a femmelesbian. i don't care what people say. #beyourself #beproud
    loverNikz loverNikz 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 22

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    We seemed to hit a rough patch the last month or so. I was rehashing past issues. I did not deny him any lovemaking during this time, and I believe it helped us stay closer than...
    bobbieshae bobbieshae 41-45, F Jun 21

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    This evening my son called me, and I was happy to hear that he'd talked to his dad (not a regular thing), and wished him a happy father's day. Then my son says "You know, I...
    SavannahAnsley SavannahAnsley 41-45, F 4 Responses Jun 21

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    I love being in my bare feet. Sometimes I just take my shoes off and walk around. I usually don't wear shoes when I'm going out anymore, I'd rather be bare feet.
    NatashaKoren NatashaKoren 18-21, F 10 Responses Jun 21

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    AM MISSING SOMEONE... hmm love is very dengerious and didnt find any god person oh lord when and when am i going to meet my true love.....lord please give me seriouse love and...
    marycenahill61 marycenahill61 26-30, F 2 Responses Jun 20

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    I love being called princess and kitten and sweetheart. for some reason it puts butterflies in my stomach and I like the feeling.
    angelsrsweet angelsrsweet 13-15, F 1 Response Jun 19

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    Hi I am Jan I am 18 and I love being in my bare feet. I live in south Florida so I am always in my bare feet and always drive in my bare feet. I hate wearing any type of shoes and...
    barefootjan barefootjan 18-21, F 5 Responses Jun 19

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    I believe with all my heart that I was put on this Earth to be my son's momma. He is so wonderful and smart and funny. The world is a better place because he exists. Being a mom...
    TheGoddessB TheGoddessB 31-35, F 2 Responses Jun 18

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    I wouldn't wanna be anything else. I love being a beautiful black woman. I think we are strong and have gone through so much and still manage to keep beautiful smiles on our faces...
    Allforaview Allforaview 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 18

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    It's one of my favorite things. I rarely wear bras or panties, and I just like being touched by men who never intend to see me again. it's so sexy. I've debated letting one...
    deleted deleted 26-30 5 Responses Jun 18

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    I always stand in my balcony naked or just in a slim thong. I smoke there. Sit there for hours. I know people can see me and I love that. Sometimes I even pleasure myself in the...
    fiftyshadesoffuckedup26 fiftyshadesoffuckedup26 26-30 3 Responses Jun 17

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    I absolutely love being naked. I only wear clothes if I have too. I live alone so I get all the freedom to be nude. I sleep naked even. It's a great feeling. Sometimes when I drive...
    fiftyshadesoffuckedup26 fiftyshadesoffuckedup26 26-30 6 Responses Jun 17

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    This sentence is literally me... I love being choked out now, especially to the point of feeling "high" and dream-like.. I have been choked to the point of near death while being...
    LilVixen17 LilVixen17 16-17, F 7 Responses Jun 17

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    I don't think anyway relates to this because there is no groups on it but I miss being alone and I love being alone I don't know why I feel so much better when it's just me having...
    Babygirl3799 Babygirl3799 16-17, F Jun 17

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    Even platonically...I just love it...someone puts a hand on my shoulder, even punches my arm, rests their chin on my shoulder, comes in for impromptu hugs...I never touch anyone...
    catnip9 catnip9 36-40, F Jun 15

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    Every chance I get I am barefoot, either at home or a friend's house. I hate wearing socks and only do if I have to, but as soon as I get home my feet are bare. I love feeling the...
    justme05 justme05 22-25, M 2 Responses Jun 15

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    since we were kids going camping. to the rainy days running around the neighborhood. to the concerts through high school and college. love being barefoot.
    marklovesbarefooters marklovesbarefooters 36-40, M 1 Response Jun 15

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    I am a mega chimney. I love it. Smoke pouring out as I chain Marlboro 100 after Marlboro 100. Glad to add the 2nd story to this new group.
    smokingrocks1 smokingrocks1 56-60, M 1 Response Jun 15