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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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    Very depressed and bored

    until I can come home and see 4 angels!!! I miss the single life but 4 people defend on me more!! Guess I have to deal with it
    cherrikisses22 cherrikisses22 22-25 1 Response Aug 22

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    Michi22 Michi22 22-25 Sep 8

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    I miss being Inlove and loving someone... I wish I could have I could have a special someone... I know patience is important and I understand but I just miss it...
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    I miss holding your hands, french kissing you, touching your firm shoulders.. I miss the way you make me laugh, i miss the way u get jealous ( your so cute!). I miss the way u talk...
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    I miss those days when it was okay for me to be vulnerable and dependent on others.
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    There have been a few occasions when I have had my shirt off and a car load of girls would make a comment to me. I like to have my shirt off on warm sunny days. Usually I limit...
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    I have this spot in the woods that no one knows I like going there and being alone. Xx
    EmmaWilliamss EmmaWilliamss 18-21, F Sep 12

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    Life was so much more fun, interesting and exciting when I went on impulse and just did things. Now, by trying to 'fit in' nothing is happening in my life. The days have become...
    minrevolution minrevolution 22-25, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    I've always enjoyed my alone time. Nowadays, I have more of it, not through choice particularly, but oh well. Having to socialise for long periods is getting tiring. It does come...
    Reallifeperson Reallifeperson 22-25, M 1 Response Sep 12

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    In the hallways I always pass by really pretty skinny girls flirting with guys and I just wish that was me. They get all the guys and popular friends. I wonder what that's like...
    tfiosqueen tfiosqueen 16-17, F 5 days ago

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    Telling my experience is like carefully unraveling delicate threads one by one from a blanket of chaos. My children are 4 and 6. They were born into a marriage of abuse loosely...
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    Today would have been my Grandmother's 94th birthday. I miss her more than any words could convey, and think of her often. She was an incredible, strong, funny, and generous soul...
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    I just got off the phone with my boyfriend, we call each other every night when we have a chance. I miss him all day and I struggle with the distance between us and I always feel...
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    Being barefoot is the best feeling ever! I enjoy not wearing any shoes and socks, and enjoying the freedom of being barefoot outdoors. I love having the earth beneath my soles and...
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    Being barefoot is the best feeling ever! I enjoy not wearing any shoes and socks, and enjoying the freedom of being barefoot outdoors. I love having the earth beneath my soles and...
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    I somehow feel I missed out on life. That in many times, situations and places I just missed out on something terrific through fear. Fear of what? Failure, ridicule, exposure...
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