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I Love Nature,family, and Those Who Care

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    Hurt

    Well here it goes. I met this guy that i was locked up with and we hooked up. We both were trying to keep each other and stay positive until my family and counselor stepped into the scene.  They criticized both of us saying that we weren't stable enough for each other and...
    arabella2 arabella2 18-21 2 Responses Jun 10, 2009

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    THE Tried and True

    Nature is a big, big part of my background and cultural heritages, and so is a sense of community and of helping one another.  Being a voice for the voiceless, strength for the powerless, and taking the time to care and be compassionate, are core values for me. The world is...
    jmuhjacat jmuhjacat 13-15 2 Responses Jun 10, 2009

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    Yep!

    Hmm . well I love the idea of putting them all into one story .. gives me more room in my top experiences!!
    Orangetas Orangetas 51-55, F 5 Responses Oct 13, 2009

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    Since my dad is away I feel like I have to step up and take care of my family, but no one knows how hard it is and how exhausted I am
    mielleee mielleee 18-21, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    No matter what you've done for yourself or humanity,if you can't look back on having given love and attention to your own family,what have you really accomplished?
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    i live with my grandparents and my youngest auntie who is just 25 yrs old well this auntie is so damn feminine & attractive that nobody can deny it what stands out most is her...
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    What makes a family? I think a family is someone who cared and loves you you know even without the same DNA well my "mother" I love her very much of course but i do not feel like...
    lesliexx3 lesliexx3 18-21, F Jul 4

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    Its the best. Coz family bites. Me adopts pals. Not all. Just those who care back. But theres a trap. Giving too much power up. Linking my joy to theirs. So...
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    Below is an article written by Me Charlene Smith about her recollections about our beloved Tata Madiba. I post it here (with apologies to her) as it is one of the most moving...
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    July 15. Self-care with Family Members. "I was thirty- five years old the first time I spoke up to my mother and refused to buy into her games and manipulation. I was terribly...
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    I say I love the word of God, In the beginning God created the man on the sixth day and created, made of flesh and bone quoted 'and Adam said this is now bones of my bones and...
    simsym simsym 22-25 Jul 17

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    My Mom's Death I remember it clearly as though it happened yesterday. She was an amazing woman. Very independent yet not. My dad really held her together. I remember the...
    PoetryNEmotion PoetryNEmotion 51-55, F 2 Responses Jul 5

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    I am 47 YO, and most of my adult life, I have struggled to find meaning, and make meaningful connections, with others. Even struggled to maintain good healthy relationship with my...
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    Hello! I have definitely found this out! You know a family is suppose to be a special thing. These are suppose to be people who come on this earth naturally equipped to be...
    glassfire100 glassfire100 31-35, F 3 Responses Jul 19

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    I've been silent this past week on EP because I experienced a bad car crash. I've been forced to take care of my family. But the car crash did teach me that we are not guaranteed...
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    I love my family i really do, but at times i feel torn and angry. i have a twin sister, she's very funny and has a charismatic personality. but she also has extreme amounts...
    cobrabubbles cobrabubbles 18-21, F 4 days ago

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    I am 19 years old and a sophomore in college majoring in nursing. I met the love of my life my first year at college and our relationship has blossomed into something beautiful...
    tphelps tphelps 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 1

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    I have been on this site many years probably 3 years U all became like a family to me and through sad and good moments ... I really love everyone especially those who heart and...
    InLove000 InLove000 18-21, F 7 Responses Jul 7

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    successhasnoface successhasnoface 13-15, F Jul 20

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    I love and appreciate that my parents care for me and want to look out for me but I wish they can see that I'm growing up and that they should learn to let me be more independent...
    ifyouseekali ifyouseekali 18-21, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Every single one of my friends come to me when they need girl advise, when they need advise on their relationships, my friends who are girls practice talking to the guy they like...
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    MoonMusicLover22 MoonMusicLover22 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 15

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    I have lost the most important woman in my life, my mother, 5 years ago. It's still the most painful event in my life. Losing her unexpectedly, when everything seems okay after...
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    My wife stood before me with some items in front of her. Without a word, she emptied a large jar of mayonnaise and proceeded to fill the empty jar with rocks right to the top...
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    I liked him for a very long time now. I think I'm starting to love him... But to him, I'm just "the friend." I'm one of the few girls he can have a decent conversation with. We...
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    I have basically posted an experience about everyone except my mom so here I go. I love my mom. She's so weird and confident in herself. And she's so unbelievably beautiful it's...
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