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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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    Today my favorite girl is turning 9 and I can't be with her to celebrate.. I can't give her a big fat kiss, hand her my present and take care of her birthday party. It sucks...
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    I never wished for a perfect partner. I never expected an amazing romance. All I wanted is someone who can give the love back that I gave away.
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    I don't want to commit. Why does everyone think I NEED someone? I love being free and independent. It's suffocating to be pushed constantly.
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    Just her touch and to let her be touched by me xc
    allychef allychef 36-40, M 1 Response Aug 25

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    I miss being loved by someone. I miss being in love with someone. I miss being in someone's arms, talking about the future and cuddling. I want to be loved someday.
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