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I Miss Being Free Sometimes

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    Before I Had Kids

    Before I had children, I was a free spirit.  A vagabond.  I didn't care about what I had or how much money was in my pocket.  Things always got magically provided for me; food, jobs, shelter.  I partied every night, made art all day...
    Egoberd Egoberd 31-35, F 3 Responses Aug 30, 2009

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    Overwhelmed

    Having kids is such a huge responsibility.  Sometimes the pressure is too much and I feel like I'm going to crack. Their very lives depend on the decisions that I make.  Sometimes I don't know whether I'm coming or going.  I stand still and want everything...
    Egoberd Egoberd 31-35, F 3 Responses Sep 6, 2009

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    In our relationship I feel like I have to initiate EVERYTHING. It’s exhausting. Sometimes there’s not even room for me to tell if she’s really enjoying herself because she...
    Locz86 Locz86 26-30, M 10 mins ago

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    which is every time I try to fall asleep. I miss you even more each day. Your voice keeps echoing in my mind as well.
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    Being a single, lonely caucasian male for so many years has a tendency to harden a man's heart and turn it cold, I suppose. Or maybe I just see the real truth that nobody dares to...
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    sometimes I enjoy the tranquillity of silence !!!!!!!!!
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    Today is his birthday, the third one I've celebrated without him. I really wish I'd had some idea of just how much I'd miss him once he was gone. I'd have done things differently...
    snoopysgirl snoopysgirl 46-50, F 9 Responses 5 hrs ago

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    What I'd give for to be cuddled up with you right now.. We ****** up big time I know but I do miss you..
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    i miss you soooo much old me! please come back?
    mysticroach mysticroach 22-25, M 6 hrs ago

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    Today I was thinking about you and I really miss you and love you..hope your having fun up in heaven my sweet little angel
    Lillyisawesome Lillyisawesome 13-15, F 8 hrs ago

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    Today I was thinking about you and I really miss you and love you..hope your having fun up in heaven my sweet little angel
    Lillyisawesome Lillyisawesome 13-15, F 8 hrs ago

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    But someone I adored came back. He or she was missed so I am a happy camper today.
    IPleadthe5th IPleadthe5th 41-45, F 7 Responses 8 hrs ago

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    Someone please tell me I'm not the only that wants to pack everything I own and and not say nothing to no-one but just leave runaway go find an adventure to explore go free myself...
    Brookelynn818 Brookelynn818 18-21, F 4 Responses 10 hrs ago

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    I'd rather drink a full glass of soot than get tickled! It used 2 b that when I went 2 my old best friends house her dad would try 2 tickle me and sometimes it worked and sometimes...
    Chloemay123 Chloemay123 31-35 10 hrs ago

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    My name is Anthony and I'm 23yrs old Sometimes I say even when I'm not because I went through a heart broken or just have no one to talk to
    Anthony2400 Anthony2400 22-25, M 2 Responses 12 hrs ago

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    This might sound a little odd to some but not to those who know real love. My ex wife passed away this past December. And I'm missing her a lot. Yet we hardly saw each other...
    JoanieNewHampshire JoanieNewHampshire 61-65, T 5 Responses 13 hrs ago

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    When am I not ? Haha. But I can't entirely say that's a good thing. I tend to disguise a lot of my more negative feelings within the confines of comical relief. Some may wonder...
    naturesxwanderess1 naturesxwanderess1 26-30, F 1 Response 13 hrs ago

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    I´m over 300 lbs for many years and still keep on gaining. With every additional pound I like my body more and more, especially the wonderful round belly and the giant thighs. I...
    psirider psirider 36-40, M 1 Response 14 hrs ago

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    Do you ever just sit and wonder how you no longer speak with those you were closest to. Like how did I lose my best friend of 15 years, I used to believe she was supposed to be in...
    JunkFoodJunkie JunkFoodJunkie 22-25, F 14 hrs ago

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    sunriseinmyeyes sunriseinmyeyes 31-35, F 5 Responses 15 hrs ago

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    I loved my Grandmother She was quite a woman. Well ahead of her times. Took off on a cruise the day she could have gone to her Husband's funeral. She loved me unconditionally...
    ifoundmehere ifoundmehere 46-50, F 3 Responses 15 hrs ago

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    JFKs speech... the irony is biting today.. "For we are opposed around the world By a monolithic and ruthless conspiracy That relies primarily on covert means For expanding its...
    milander milander 41-45, M 15 hrs ago

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    I miss you. Wholeheartedly and absolutely. Things in my life are not the same without you in it. My life was never perfect and there always seemed to be bumps in the road, but...
    TheWhimsicalHeart TheWhimsicalHeart 18-21, F 17 hrs ago

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    My story is very complicated and truthful, but my psychologist says I'm disassociating. (And she probably thinks I'm certifiably insane.) I am in a (currently) 26 year-old's body...
    Elexxa Elexxa 22-25, T 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    Just because you miss someone, it doesn't mean you should go back to them. Sometimes you have to just keep missing them until you wake up one morning and realize that you don't...
    Hipstercatlover Hipstercatlover 16-17, F 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    Initially, I started out working and was employed by babies r us. I had close acquaintances, I did good work and never had a problem. Everything was going fine, until a Hurricane...
    ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT 26-30, F 5 days ago

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    loneliness can be a killer .. i put on a mask an act as if all is okai .. an can be sat in a roomfull of friends but still feel loneiness an that ache to feel loved an touched
    angelfallen80 angelfallen80 31-35, F 7 Responses a week ago

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    There is a subtle phenomenon prevalent in the society. That you must know everything...about others (especially others), the world, yourself (well, just what the ego would love...
    kasiyat kasiyat 26-30, F 5 Responses a week ago

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    I am age 47 and single at the moment I'm trying to find relationship to mend my broken heart I live in the UK Kent
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    JetWoes JetWoes 36-40, M Jan 30

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    I miss being a carefree little kid, but I don't miss the past.
    KnightStalkerXIV KnightStalkerXIV 16-17, M Jan 29

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    As I arrived at the nursing home, I saw my brother in the room at her bedside. She was experiencing apnea and had been given high doses of morphine by the hospice nurses on duty...
    Nightvale Nightvale 46-50, M 1 Response Jan 28

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    Yes I most certainly do!! But it's my choice, I refuse to settle for just something, I want my good one for ME!! Someone whose tough makes me tingle and whose kiss makes me feel so...
    Libraladyseeking Libraladyseeking 36-40, F Jan 28

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    It isnt that I sometimes miss you...I miss you more and more as each day passes. Miss our late night conversations. Didnt matter what time it was you always picked up that...
    greeneyedmomma greeneyedmomma 26-30, F Jan 26

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    You were my best friend, I miss being able to talk to you and hang out like we used to.
    Mmarksthespot Mmarksthespot 26-30, M Jan 25

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    I really miss you sometimes.... I miss the things we might not ever do together. Silly, mundane things. Like shoveling, lol. Grocery shopping. Cleaning up after a meal. Waking...
    Ttiffany330 Ttiffany330 41-45, F Jan 24

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    My arms were so f*cking long though lmao. Wtf (pic attached)
    J3ssie J3ssie 13-15, M 4 Responses Jan 24

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    I remember how it used to be when nothing else matter but you and me music, country roads, and future dreams. I miss you, I wish you could see although you are here, I miss you...
    nivanvc nivanvc 36-40, M Jan 24

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    Silverfeather1993 Silverfeather1993 22-25, F Jan 23

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