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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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    Yes...I miss you more than you will ever know. ❤️
    insouciant1 insouciant1 41-45, F 3 hrs ago

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    tyk19 tyk19 26-30, F 1 hr ago

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    mahnouls mahnouls 16-17 1 Response 4 days ago

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