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I Miss Being Free Sometimes

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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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    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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    Sometimes I enjoy my own company. Gives me time to think.
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    ....watching TOTP story of 1978 on the Obscure Cable Channel. Am 12 again. Brian & Michael singing 'Matchstalk Men' anyone??
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    Where are my crayons? I want a god damn juice box! And for heaven's sake can I please watch looney tunes and nap with all my stuffed animals!!! Finals are terrible things!
    bbybleu bbybleu 16-17, F 6 Responses May 13

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    I wish I was three again. I want to be tucked into bed at night
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    I started talking to this guy and I thought things looked hopeful but he just all of a sudden quit talking to me no call no text no explanation. Oh well lol!
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    I just needed to get away from everybody today. Luckily my dad is out of town so I'm over at his place in the solace of his apartment. :)
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    I am back on this site after about a year of being suspended. All my content gone. Sadly this place doesn't seem to be quite the same. I have been living in Australia now for...
    Aussiemerk Aussiemerk 41-45, M 4 days ago

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    FaitAccomp1i FaitAccomp1i 70+, M 3 Responses May 3

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    Dear brother, I miss you, 3-5 yrs fml, sh*t man.. I have no one now, all alone in this f*cked up world. No one to accept me for the true me and never judge, no one to sit and talk...
    xxmeandonlymexx xxmeandonlymexx 26-30, F 3 Responses May 12

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    my ultimate goal in life - being freeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee )
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    I was introduced to WC3 Dota by a friend, and found it rather intriguing. Many bot defeats later, I became fairly good at the game. Then I found out that there's a sequel. Played...
    Mrappbrain Mrappbrain 41-45, M 49 mins ago

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    There is tremendous freedom in not living your life according to what you perceive society or your latest 'pack' to want or require from you. On the other hand it takes a lot more...
    Faerylight Faerylight 41-45, F 5 Responses May 19

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    A year has passed since you died. It was nice being able to talk to you about things freely and not worry that you would just look down on me.I mean I don't know if that is how it...
    RafaReu RafaReu 22-25, M 3 days ago

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    I miss the heaven but not the hell. He gave me the most pleasure and pain out of everyone in my life!
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    Some days I hate the man, some days I still think I Loves him. sometimes I miss him terribly. I know we had our faults, But he was the only man I ever felt comfortable around...
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    The passion, feeling of what we had shall now vanish.. Into thin air it will flow freely.. I feel my hand free of yours. You have a strayed. My heart beat for you, hurt, desired...
    xxmeandonlymexx xxmeandonlymexx 26-30, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    brian275 brian275 26-30, M May 2

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