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

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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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    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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    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 2 Responses May 26, 2008

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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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    My limits are with the people that are closest with me and im not sure why that is. Hopefully me posting this will help me ease up on how hard i am on them, and its my wife mostly...
    skinnyray skinnyray 26-30, M 1 Response May 4

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    My wife and I have been friends with another couple for over 25 yrs, boy how friends change when they OWE YOU MONEY. About 10 yrs ago we went in on a time share together in Aruba...
    hippo7053 hippo7053 56-60, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I can't stand my wife, and we've only been married for a month. She doesn't recognize when she takes arguments too far and I have to hold my tongue in order to protect her feelings...
    manx91 manx91 22-25, M 2 Responses May 16

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    I have two modes. My main mode is my generous and helpful mode where i am me. I may be nice but i am brutally honest. Then there is my psycho mode. I dont get angry but one my...
    LordJashin LordJashin 13-15, M 1 Response May 5

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    I would much rather buy a homeless man a meal than give him money.
    uberfuzz uberfuzz 22-25, M 3 Responses 19 hrs ago

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    I would easily curl up with a good book all day if my cats would let me! I can't easily do anything around the house! Lol! :)
    Mariegirl1984 Mariegirl1984 31-35, F Apr 29

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    Rain. Hot tea. Blanket. Good book.
    thatjust thatjust 18-21, F 5 Responses Apr 30

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    "But that's the trouble with me. I give myself very good advice, but I very seldom follow it." Lewis Carroll, Alice's Adventures in Wonderland & Through the Looking Glass.
    Tinboxdoll Tinboxdoll 36-40, F 2 Responses May 15

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    from time to time when i no longer can control my heart i write here at ep each time i hope she will read it some day after each time i write i wonder why my words cant win her...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses May 1

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    well i got into a very big fight with my mother in law, this time it was not good at all, she said that i made her heart ache and that i was going to pay for this, well it turned...
    mrsOrochester mrsOrochester 31-35, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    I have a favorite tenor who sang a most beautiful aria.The aria is from Giacomo Puccini's opera "Turandot". What has made this aria so popular is hugely due to the wonderful...
    VenusFactor VenusFactor 41-45, F Apr 27

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    I wanna b loved by someone good and kind and does not cheat.
    Gabriel235 Gabriel235 13-15, M May 6

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    Honestly this is all I want in life, and I can't wait until I meet the perfect person for me because I know I deserve it. Everyone deserves to be loved by someone good and kind
    sierramay sierramay 13-15, F 7 Responses 10 hrs ago

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    As always i am thinking about you and wonder if your thinking of me too. I often think about that day i had with you.That was the first time we spent a day together since the first...
    solongago2 solongago2 31-35, F 1 Response May 7

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    people with good hearts are like gems you rarely find.
    freespiritgal2777 freespiritgal2777 26-30, F May 8

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    I still like my ex who is dating one of my best friends cousins and I am happy for them but I cant help but smile every time I see him because I think of everything we did together...
    cuttergirl16 cuttergirl16 13-15, F May 5

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    So there's this guy, let's call him... Joe (because his name is Joe) and I am in love with him. Maybe its not even love. Maybe I'm just infatuated. But I can't stop thinking about...
    ShesSimplyKenny ShesSimplyKenny 18-21, F 2 Responses May 13

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    Those who are working must imagine that when you're retired each day will extend before you, an eternity of time and so little to do. Let me correct this misconception. My day is...
    Wyesman Wyesman 70+, M 2 Responses May 17

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    Interacting with other people whose experiences are far different than mine is so inspiring, motivating and exciting...love conversing with people from all walks of life!
    firedesire firedesire 51-55, F 1 Response Apr 27

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    I have always loved women with curves and i will always. Some people say, it's because i'm black and my answer is, i don't only like black curves. It's not a matter of color, it's...
    Tchoussang Tchoussang 26-30, M 4 Responses Apr 28

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    i love dating with bi, i know one of sites is excellent---bisexualsdatingsites.com even it's a new site, but high quality
    bilina123 bilina123 22-25, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I'm still in a relationship with this person...but I know I'm not the one. I know I'll be alone soon. I've done all I can to save us...but nothing works. I just hope when it's over...
    MerelyMe9 MerelyMe9 36-40, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I've loved this lady for years, but she simply doesn't feel the same. last summer we got drunk and knocked boots, but then we didn't talk for a year. now we're friends again...
    Zachary29 Zachary29 26-30, M 1 day ago

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    I love war time novels. And all in all books about people who lived in the beginning of the 20th century. My favourite era. Crime, romance, fictions, mysteries and true stories...
    thatjust thatjust 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 30

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    Necessities for traveling in time: comfortable pjs, soft thick comfy bed, lemon tea, and most importantly your time traveling machine (I.e. Your book)
    mjsxcape mjsxcape 18-21, F 2 Responses May 11

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    There is nothing better than getting lost in a book, laying on your bed, snuggled into soft sheets or a fluffy blanket, windows open and a rainstorm going on outside.
    deleted deleted 26-30 6 Responses Apr 30

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    and since my day is going like I thought...I will try and finish this book
    deleted deleted 26-30 8 Responses May 3

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    I didn't attend school today , all I wanna do is spend a day to just read books.
    MRedgrave22 MRedgrave22 22-25, F 2 Responses May 4

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    A friend of mine let me know he ordered this book, and thought I'd be interested. It's called "The Willpower Instinct". I'm a book lover so I picked it up this evening along with a...
    MsInvis MsInvis 46-50, F May 14

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    I just finished Ghost Boy by Martin Pistorius. It's amazing how things like that are happening around us, and we don't even take the time to acknowledge it. I highly recommend this...
    LadyFranco LadyFranco 18-21, F Apr 27

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    I love harry potter because when I was alone and depressed and struggling with being bullied , moving schools and then having PTSD harry potter , Hogwarts , always gave me light...
    devilgirl123zombie devilgirl123zombie 16-17, F 1 Response May 10

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    The books are so much better than the movies. Especially Mockingjay
    cat3770 cat3770 16-17, M 3 Responses Apr 29

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    Growing and even though, Id sit in my room and read romantic novels while eating chocolates and pretend I was the woman with the love interest. I couldn't wait to get the spicy...
    michaelaanderic michaelaanderic 31-35, F Apr 30

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    Since I was a kid, love it. Arthur, Harry Potter, etc
    Thirsty1975 Thirsty1975 36-40, M Apr 30

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    I'm in love with my ex n I know I can't have him anymore that hurts I feel useless because I couldn't help him I wish that he would come and there could be a us again but I...
    angie314 angie314 13-15, F 1 Response May 15

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    Sometimes when people that I know get down I like tell them the ways I feel about them that are great because it's always nice to have that reminder that you're a good person. Ex...
    groovyhugsbunny groovyhugsbunny 18-21, F 4 days ago

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    Been dating my boyfriend for over 1 year. He is very thoughtful, buys the best gifts and takes me to places I enjoy. He does not have any children, never been married and...
    wellsaid333 wellsaid333 36-40, F May 12

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