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I Love to Curl Up With a Good Book But Seldom Have Time to

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    Over 20 Books

    I have over 20 books I'm working on reading but I rarely have time to read outside of doing homework.  At some point I'd like to be able to just sit down and read a book that isn't for homework.
    evilkittymew evilkittymew 36-40, F Mar 15, 2009

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    Yes Do You Want to Join Me

    I love to read and lately my life has been taken over and I don't get to read as much as I would like.  When I was younger I would go to the library and grab a kiosk sitting there and reading for hours and hours.  I have't done this in years but I fully intend on doing...
    fungirlmmm fungirlmmm 41-45, F 1 Response May 26, 2008

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    Work Is Good For Something!

      When I was a lot younger in my life I used to devour books, which marked my first proud achievement of reading a real chapter book in the first grade. Anyway as the years have slowly passed, I have often found myself with no time to spare to read the books, which...
    Dormantdrakon Dormantdrakon 22-25, F Mar 16, 2009

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    I Want To Read More But My Mind Wonders Too Much

    even this is happening with my course at the moment ... I try to read and things distract me... I never have time for much anymore ... other then trying to beat the pain of my back ... so I write on ep... its hard to study when you are in pain your mind easily distracts...
    czaristacrystals czaristacrystals 36-40, F Feb 17, 2012

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    Watching Game Of Thrones in Jeans When my work day is finished and I have a good sized block of free time to myself, I simply like to unplug and relax to let my hair down by...
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    Love might be a strong word but I have a very serious crush on this person. I really, really Like them and for a while it was just a little crush and I some how let it get out of...
    BeccaB00 BeccaB00 22-25, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    Looking for a new read. Something similar to gone girl and girl on a train. Anybody have any suggestions?
    justadreamxo justadreamxo 18-21, F 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    So sad that Dr. Dyer died. I enjoyed his books. He was an amazing motivational author. He will be missed.
    sweetJerseyGirl sweetJerseyGirl 41-45, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    This was me! I was such a good kid yet my mom always found things to yell at me for and punish me. Yet I am open to the idea that having such a strict mother helped make me become...
    Cleancut Cleancut 41-45 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I don't know i seems can't madly in love no more. I've loved once, first love that wasn't sweet at all. He didn't love me back even he hated me just because he knew i had a feeling...
    fragilegile fragilegile 22-25, F 4 Responses 5 days ago

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    Met a girl at seventeen Thought she meant the world to me, so I gave her everything, she turned out to be a cheat Said she'd been thinking for a long time and she found somebody...
    butterflybaby123 butterflybaby123 13-15, F 5 days ago

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    I've faked the bad boy role yet the good guy always comes out.
    FetFriendly FetFriendly 31-35, M 6 days ago

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    any suggestions on good books?
    StreetgirlnamedDesire504 StreetgirlnamedDesire504 36-40 1 Response 6 days ago

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    For the most part I feel like I am a pretty good person but I am by no means perfect. I make just as many mistakes as anyone else and probably even more than most people. I am...
    chloehenderson chloehenderson 13-15, F 6 days ago

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    This is my dilema and the most obvious is that it is NOT a dilema but the feelings I have makes everything feel so wrong. I in a sense do know the person I am inlove with, but I...
    LoveUnite LoveUnite 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 27

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    I try to be the best guy as far as all my relationships go, I work hard to be good. but that doesn't always work. I have my limits, and they are pretty clear. if you pass my...
    Andyg99 Andyg99 22-25, M Aug 27

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    I am normally an easy going sort, able to take things in stride. I believe in treating others as I want to be treated. I won't cheat you, or purposefully harm you. I am polite...
    comeonletsgo comeonletsgo 61-65, M 1 Response Aug 27

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    Decent guys get shoved aside most of the time now , girls want a bad *** and they stay with guys who don't treat them right and make them cry . A guy should only make his girl cry...
    Jamie246 Jamie246 18-21, M 1 Response Aug 24

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    I have read books every day since I was 10 years old and that over 60 years ago. I read Historical novels and a few authors in Sience Fiction (David Weber) and Fantasy (Mercedes...
    Westviking Westviking 70+, M Aug 24

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    Yeah, I appreciate and adore those people with good control/power on what they say, I mean the selection of the words in the language they speak... its an art, and it requires a...
    guy2connect guy2connect 31-35, M 1 Response Aug 23

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    When the subject of when we met etc comes up my wife often tells them how she wasnt attracted to my looks , although I was good looking when younger age has not been kind , but the...
    nakednudist nakednudist 46-50, M Aug 23

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    I just want to meet a good honest person who loves me as I am with great chemistry
    Sincerely77 Sincerely77 36-40, F 2 Responses Aug 23

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    How To Turn Six Dollars Into Six Thousand Dollars: I found this on a bulletin board and decided to try it. A little while back I was browsing through newsgroups just like you are...
    manusundr manusundr 46-50, M 1 Response Aug 22

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    I am in love,with someone I cant have. it took me months to just even recognize the feelings, how can I love somebody I never thought I would even like? a complete opposite to what...
    bujji14 bujji14 22-25, F 2 Responses Aug 22

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    Anyone know The Stand from Stephen King,I've been reading it for months,still haven't finish the book because of how long it is
    Blueandburningsky Blueandburningsky 16-17, M 1 Response Aug 22

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    There's a difference between being appreciative and taking my kindness for a weakness.
    Captain94 Captain94 18-21, M 1 Response Aug 21

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    Like a lot of people here on EP, I have issues that brought me here and some people may find them strange or even disturbing. That's ok, I promise I feel the same way about some...
    mickitg mickitg 41-45, T 1 Response Aug 21

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    I love Married With Children i watch it a lot of time on tbs..Al Bundy will always be one of the greatest tv show characters of all time.
    TheMidNightCrow TheMidNightCrow 26-30, M Aug 21

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    Or half the day! I read so fast one 500 page book last half the day tops lol
    Kat358 Kat358 13-15, F 2 Responses Aug 20

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    Whenever I get home from school I always have to have a couple of hours to myself where I sit back and relax and do the things that I want to do. I can't just start on homework the...
    brianna747 brianna747 13-15, F Aug 20

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    What is your favorite book? Mine are To Kill a Mockingbird and Angela's Ashes.
    dirtylittlepretty dirtylittlepretty 36-40, F 5 Responses Aug 20

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    Reading books has been always a part of my life. Especially when I start to read a new book I can´t stop until I finished it.
    Loretta78 Loretta78 36-40, F Aug 20

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    A grey, rainy day with a cup of coffee and a good book is the perfect day, in my opinion. That's exactly what kind of day today is. Though, whether or not the book I started is...
    AmayaTsuki AmayaTsuki 26-30, F 3 Responses Aug 18

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    What's your favorite book? Mine's The Da Vinci Code. The writing is just awesome and I love the plot!
    Cessydesu Cessydesu 13-15, F 2 Responses Aug 18

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    I love working with kids. I've been doing it for 3 years now and it's just amazing!
    lailahailallah lailahailallah 18-21, F Aug 18

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    i just want to feel loved by someone again... feel special to someone, idk... i just feel so unwanted
    GabrielBois95 GabrielBois95 18-21, M 2 Responses Aug 17

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    I want to find someone to love, and love me. It would make me so happy
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Aug 17

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    Bluford Sieres are my favorite book I could easily make connections with the book like the book is all about my life.
    LoveFood14 LoveFood14 13-15, F Aug 17

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    I just love spending time curled up with a good book :) especially one that takes me far away from reality ;) But unfortunately I don't have much on my reading list these days...
    Littlelove87 Littlelove87 26-30, F 2 Responses Aug 17

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    Just finish a amazing book today. :) Funny thing is I just started this morning.
    Gemstone101 Gemstone101 13-15, F 2 Responses Aug 17

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