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I Love Rain and Thunderstorms

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    It makes me feel better.

    Like the clouds are crying healing tears. It rained all last night. So soothing, but yet i still couldn't stay asleep. I can't wait for this cool front to come through...i love cuddling up next to my boyfriend. Anybody who's from the south knows how sticky it gets in summer. I...
    WritesHerWrongs WritesHerWrongs 22-25 Oct 3, 2014

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    I love the sound.. The smells

    and the pounding of rain, I'm not afraid to get wet! People always say "I don't want to go outside! It's raining!" Forget about that! I love nature with a passion ^_^
    naco26withcheese naco26withcheese 16-17, M Sep 30, 2014

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    One of my favorite favorite things is standing

    outside watching a storm roll in. Everything wakes up, everything's alert. Even the air smells different. I'm like a moth to the flame. :)
    justNIK justNIK 41-45, F 1 Response Dec 12, 2014

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    I like the and hate them lol 1.

    They are relaxing when I am laying down but I can't skate outside if the weather is to bad
    AshleysExperience AshleysExperience 18-21, F 2 Responses Feb 2, 2014

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    The Comfort And The Power

    When I was young, I loved thunderstorms! I would go outside and sit on the porch on our hand-painted bench and just wait for the excitement to begin. While other children and their pets ran indoors with their tails between their legs, I got ready to spend a good hour or so...
    girlcapitol girlcapitol 51-55, F 3 Responses Apr 26, 2011

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    They make me feel fascinated

    and alive. My favorite storms are the heat storms with different color lightning. Pinks, purples and greens. The sound of the rain on the roof of my care. Watching the rain coming straight at me like lines of water drops down a window pane. Tears from the angles. Matching my...
    BunniesCry BunniesCry 31-35, F Nov 8, 2014

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    Thunder Roars

    I love the rain as it falls.. The feeling of it cold on my skin, stinging as it beats down.. The sound of the splashing puddles, the dripping and gushing as it rolls off the roof.. I love the sound in the clouds.. The rumble and rolling.. The menacing grey as it crowds the sky...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Aug 14, 2013

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    I layed down in the middle of my garden,

    while it rained on Sunday night. I got soaked, the rain was warm & felt beautiful. I don't know why, I just wanted to. I also sat in an outdoor hot tub, after dark, for the first time, on Saturday night.
    Catstance Catstance 13-15, F 2 Responses Jul 1, 2014

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    Rain Relaxes, Thunder Excites

    When it rains I like the way my the skin on my face softens and my eyes relax in the softer light. If the wind gets up I love the coldness on the tip of my nose and if my ears get really cold I love that tingle of getting warmed again when I get back home...
    gooddog99 gooddog99 51-55, M 1 Response Mar 11, 2009

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    It feels amazing to look at the rain outside

    the window while enjoying a mug of coffee :) Rains always make me happy. :)
    lovemylife2210 lovemylife2210 26-30, F 3 Responses Apr 16

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    Sometimes when it's pouring,

    I'll go outside and stand in the rain until I'm soaked. In a sense, it liberates me. It gives me a chance to sort my thoughts and feelings. It makes me feel alive and appreciate the little things in life.
    DelicateXHeart DelicateXHeart 22-25, F Aug 4, 2014

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    Rainy days like today are good times to relax,

    reflect, and talk to good friends and family.
    dcfilm dcfilm 31-35, M Mar 14

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    Through The Storm.

    This afternoon I was walking home after running an errand. Waterproof jacket, waterproof boots and some light rain. I was content, stomping through the late afternoon darkness with the sound of raindrops bouncing off my hood.A flash of white and magenta lit up the sky; I smile...
    RichardV1 RichardV1 26-30, M 2 Responses Nov 2, 2013

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    Rain Makes Me Sleepy.

    I get so tried when its raining. The sound or rain makes me want to pass out. Aside from that, rain is just beautiful. Its unexplainable. It just makes me smile. I love it when it rains. My family always freaks out when its raining. Running to the car as to not get wet, but I...
    Falco990 Falco990 22-25, M 4 Responses Feb 4, 2013

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    ooh a storm is coming in

    so late at night i'm pretty stoked.
    shimapan shimapan 16-17, F 1 Response May 27, 2014

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    Nothing more romantic

    than being with someone you love during a thunderstorm....
    moonlightdancer1967 moonlightdancer1967 46-50, F 1 Response Apr 26, 2014

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    I always seem to think about him

    when it rains. It's bittersweet but either way I've always loved the rain.
    AEHeroine AEHeroine 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 23, 2014

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    Most people don't like thunderstorms,

    but I can feel calm during one, the peace it gives me. It takes me away from the stressful was of life.
    XxFirepawsxX XxFirepawsxX 13-15, F 2 Responses Dec 30, 2014

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    It feels great when theres rain plus thunders

    outside since I like to get on the roof and take pictures of the lighting hitting the ground or showing up In the clouds. The picture In the back I took It In the roof. (Don't do It since you may get hit by a lighting)
    MadaraU MadaraU 22-25, M 1 Response Aug 11, 2014

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    Kinetic Vs Potential Energy

    The physics of a Thunderstorm. When the sky gets dark and the wind has that sharp edge. I go crazy. I want to run outside and be a part of the insanity. No matter where I am or what I'm doing, I want to feel it all around me. I love the rain pouring down drenching me and...
    Crystalies23 Crystalies23 31-35, F 2 Responses Nov 23, 2013

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    A big storm is coming in tomorrow night

    and it's really foggy today. I'm so excited. Maybe I'll get to practice shifting as a wolfie ^.^ but you never know. If not meditation is always the best.
    greywolfiekelsey greywolfiekelsey 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 11, 2014

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    The thunder is making my house shake

    and the lightning is so bright. The rain is coming down steadily and it smells nice outside
    QueenGoddess QueenGoddess 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 23, 2014

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    I love being able to cuddle up with my fiancé

    when it's raining outside. It's perfect cuddle weather and it's so relaxing.
    havokitten havokitten 22-25, M Aug 11, 2014

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    It's been raining all day with wicked thunder

    that made for a good light show. The thunder felt as though an earthquake rolled through the ground, shaking the entire house. We haven't had a storm like this in a very long time. Its a nice relief from the hot sun and my plants are loved from above!
    BeautifulAbigail BeautifulAbigail 46-50, F 2 Responses Aug 23, 2014

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    Those terrific flashes of lightening with the

    rain whipping around tremendous bursts of rolling thunder. When that bolt of lightening strikes very close, you see the blinding flash, then a second later a loud CRACK! - not a rolling thunder but the crack of a bullwhip close to your ears and you feel as if the lightening...
    iamspectra iamspectra 46-50, M 3 Responses Jun 23

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    It is finally Monsoon season.

    It is the only thing that makes these scorching summers worth it. A Thunderstorm rolled in tonight. I sat in the clearing in my apartment complex and enjoyed the rain and light show. I heard the longest continuous clap of thunder I have ever heard. The rain was really unsure...
    ThatGirlIsPoison23 ThatGirlIsPoison23 26-30, F 6 days ago

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    Florida must be the rain,

    lightning and thunderstorm capital of the world during the summertime. The storms roll across the state, which is surrounded by water. and some of the storms are truly amazing. It's fun to sit on the covered balcony watching them approach and roll in, but when they arrive you...
    Cabman54 Cabman54 61-65, M 3 Responses Jun 5

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    Outside my window, I can see the flash of the

    lightning and I can hear the thunder and the rain and the wind blowing at the trees really hard. And it's not just any thunder; it's that thunder that sounds like its cracking in the distance and then it's really loud and roars when it hits! The sound of the rain and the thunder...
    Lokilover49 Lokilover49 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 18, 2014

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    I Do...But Enough Already!

    This is the fifth day in a row that we've had heavy rain and thunderstorms in the afternoon and evening. It's enough already! I want to come home from work and go in the pool and relax. I want to swim a bit and take my dogs in the pool for a swim but this rain and lighting and...
    americanwitch americanwitch 36-40, F 3 Responses Jun 27, 2013

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    There is nothing like the smell of wet earth

    after a storm. The feeling of the rain on your skin. The smell of it on your arms. There is nothing like the rainbow that peeks out after the rain or the sound of violent rain as you are cuddled in your bed with a good book . There is nothing like hugging someone close as you...
    wingeyes wingeyes 31-35, F 1 Response May 8, 2014

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    It makes me feel strangely sheltered

    and relaxed x3 anyone else feel like this? The only thing I don't like is that I worry for people that don't have a safe shelter.
    LifeTheCageDeathTheKey LifeTheCageDeathTheKey 18-21, M 1 Response Sep 29, 2014

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    I've always loved stormy weather.

    I love to hear the thunder and watch the lightning streak across the sky..Makes for the perfect atmosphere
    ridethelightning77 ridethelightning77 36-40, M 8 Responses Jun 23

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    I just love the way it makes me feel.

    To me it's the perfect time to get some hot coco, grab a blanket, and find a good movie to watch. I like the sound of thunder and I enjoy glancing at the rain as it splatters against my window, as I relax for a nice change.
    RosaGoesMeow RosaGoesMeow 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 22

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    Lightning and thunder tonight.

    .. Some kinda storm... The rain sounds nice tho. :p
    littleka littleka 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 17, 2014

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    I love the rain , a heavy shower makes me feel

    alive fresh and new a thunderstorm feels like it touches every nerve in my body I love every feel, sound and smell it had to offer
    sarajea1984 sarajea1984 31-35, F 3 Responses Jun 22

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    The first time I knew i loved thunderstorms was

    when i was a child. I remember one day it was storming and raining, the day was gloomy and cold and i loved it i was tucked into bed for a nap and it was the first time i never complained about taking a nap. I wasn't scared of the thunder, i fell asleep listening to it and...
    sugahhuney sugahhuney 36-40, F 1 Response Nov 15, 2014

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    MonsterEye MonsterEye 13-15, M Sep 2, 2014

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    I love the smell.. the water.

    . the thunderstorm.. wind.. the darkness.. the sound of water on my rooftop... the drive on the wet road.. I love everything about the rain
    sunnsood sunnsood 31-35, M 4 Responses Mar 31, 2014

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    Sitting on the patio.

    Watching, hearing, feeling, absorbing the rain....... Wash away my sins............
    VeniceTheFree VeniceTheFree 31-35, F 3 Responses Mar 17

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    I'm depressed everyday of my life.

    Sometimes it's worse sometimes it's easier to "do life". The best moments in my life is when I'm home alone, and it rains outside. Just by hearing the sound of pouring rain, or touching the cold drops makes me feel so happy inside, and I feel lucky to be alive. Isn't it...
    marieanne01 marieanne01 13-15, F Sep 22, 2014

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    I love to go outside during a thunderstorm

    and get soaked. Sorta like god if ur up their strike me down I dare u
    DrugLover72 DrugLover72 26-30, F 3 Responses Oct 23, 2014

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    Lacyr Lacyr 18-21, F 3 Responses May 11, 2014

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    Storms inspire my creative side.

    When I hear raindrops' patter on the windows, feel thunder claps nearing, and see lightning flashing in the sky, I am invigorated. After midnight, a heavy rainstorm is set to unleash. Hopefully I can get some writing done as the storm rages outside.
    MidnightScribe MidnightScribe 36-40, M 4 Responses Dec 12, 2014

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    its raining. that soft gentle spring rain.

    I love the smell. it is so earthy and clean. soft little pitter patters on the ground, its like a whisper. you can almost taste the spring on the air and see the grass growing. so bright green. I love rain
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