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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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    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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    Sometimes I miss being single where no cares , no stress , no worries , no pain just freedom and fun !! But I am not breaking up with him anyway :)
    Nayera Nayera 16-17 1 Response Oct 7

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    I miss being a Kid. I have been working since I was 11 years old.I missed almost everything a kid would normally have in his childhood.I am trying to compensate the years I lost. I...
    HopelessPhilosopher HopelessPhilosopher 22-25, M Oct 12

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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...
    eflor1436 eflor1436 16-17, F 1 Response Sep 22

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    So we live in our old van Travel all across this land Me and you We'll end up hand in hand Somewhere down on the sand Just me and you Just as free Free as we'll ever be Just as...
    writerchic writerchic 36-40, F 1 Response Sep 22

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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...
    AsianGirl1000 AsianGirl1000 26-30, F 1 Response Sep 29

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    Being alone is just to lonely and scary for me. I think being with someone is a lot better then being alone because I'm easily scared sometimes even if my moms in the other room...
    MichaelEgitto MichaelEgitto 13-15, M Oct 7

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    I miss the days when the only thing I had to worry about was boys and school. Ha
    AljeV AljeV 26-30, F 3 days ago

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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 1 Response Sep 26

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    I used to do things for my love for it. Specifically sports. School and life used to be so much easier to get by and a lot fun-er since I look forward to playing all week. These...
    ANNunknowngirl ANNunknowngirl 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 3

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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 Sep 25

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    I've always been perfectly content to just be. Let the mind wander, think my thoughts, breathe. The distraction of all that will keep my mind off what's missing for long stretches...
    niklb niklb 41-45, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    My spirit, soul, or conscience whatever one may call it, is as free as it can be for now. I used to think if it as my soul, something to be saved from hell and reserved for...
    FrolickingFemale FrolickingFemale 36-40, F 4 Responses 2 days ago

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    No matter what I do, the thrill of danger, the excitement of something new, the pain of it all. I can't help but feel like there is something missing. And for a while it was filled...
    LadyOfPuzzles LadyOfPuzzles 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 5

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    Nights like these make me miss her more than anything. I miss our late night phone calls and I just miss hearing her voice and her laugh. I wonder if she ever thinks about me and I...
    cnguyen138 cnguyen138 18-21, M Oct 14

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    I sometimes wonder how I have ended up single again. I know it's because I don't want drugs or alcohol in my life. It's kind of hard to find someone who just wants peaceful life...
    Jimpartridge Jimpartridge 31-35, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Its been a very rough couple years. The grandparents that took care of me and raised me...both died. My nana died of cancer...about a year later, my fiancee cheats on me and dumps...
    odjobb odjobb 31-35, M 1 Response Oct 7

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    I miss being back in Virginia. I miss my old high school, I miss my old friends, and I miss being in marching band. I hate living in Beijing. I hate how my dad ripped me away from...
    SixteenthNight SixteenthNight 13-15, M Oct 11

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    Wow, these are some great topics! I am definitely a sincere person, I try to practice empathy. It can be challenging but I look at it as a way to help me grow. I believe in being...
    RoyalDainty RoyalDainty 36-40, F Oct 13

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    have you ever missed someone you just hang out with? Because yesterday I was hanging out with my friend she's a girl not girlfriend but I like her (: and just as I got home I...
    SassyTheBro SassyTheBro 13-15, M 1 Response Sep 25

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    I don't even know if I can ca him that because we never had an exclusive title though we slept exclusively with one another. We saw each other every single day. Honestly. I miss...
    SomeoneOneDay SomeoneOneDay 18-21 Oct 6

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    Hearing these two younger girls taking discussing what they are going to wear to the high school dance makes me miss high school a bunch !!! Thank god I have Zumba to shake my tail...
    Anngeleyes Anngeleyes 26-30, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I miss being your Shiro... How you use to be enthusiastic about talking to me... Hearing about your shenanigans and how you raged about everything.
    Shirousa Shirousa 22-25, F 20 hrs ago

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    I am so tired of being rejected. Sometimes I used all the rides in my metro card or I lose my metro or I don't have money and I told the woman that work in the train station how I...
    dashuria dashuria 13-15, F Oct 9

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    I feel so lost and empty and hurt. I feel l like I lose everything I dare to feel strongly for. what I felt with him was beyond love, it was beyond words our logic or reason. It...
    LittleBirds0827 LittleBirds0827 36-40, F 10 hrs ago

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    I am definitely a free spirit.. People sometimes view it as a negative thing but I guess for me free spirited means living a purposeful life without feeling guilty for doing so...
    maktub1 maktub1 26-30, F 4 Responses 14 hrs ago

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    Sometimes people cannot help themselves. To an extent they may, but the great (and crappy thing) about being human is that sometimes we need someone to rely on. To support us. If...
    NeverForgeIt NeverForgeIt 16-17, F 4 hrs ago

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    Love. 4 simple letters but the making itself isn't so simple. It has been said people come in and out of your life for many reasons and in still trying to figure out why he went...
    emilyewatson1 emilyewatson1 13-15, F 31 mins ago

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    I was 14. I was in a Christian private school. One day, start of 9th grade maybe, a new teacher appeared, her name (changing it here) was Jackie. She was 30'ish, beautiful...
    somewearntme somewearntme 46-50, M Oct 1

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    I miss my childhood When all was fun and games And life was going good Because nothing ever changed I miss my childhood When people lied to me And made things safe By keeping pain...
    nivanvc nivanvc 36-40, M 9 hrs ago

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    I wanted him to stay in my life. Even though I’ve cried, felt like I was going to die, and drank alcohol a few times before over someone I was in love with not loving me, I’ve...
    Roshunn Roshunn 26-30, F Oct 13

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    I wanted him to stay in my life. Even though I’ve cried, felt like I was going to die, and drank alcohol a few times before over someone I was in love with not loving me, I’ve...
    Roshunn Roshunn 26-30, F Oct 13

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    Some friendships you never forget! So, this is for you. Leave Out All the Rest Linkin Park I dreamed I was missing You were so scared But no one would listen Cause no one else...
    intheair2nite intheair2nite 46-50, F 3 hrs ago

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    I can't try any harder then I am. It seems I am spinning my wheels and getting no where fast. It has to be the hardest thing I've ever had to deal with. Being a single mom that is...
    NotmyCircusNotmymonkeys NotmyCircusNotmymonkeys 41-45, F 3 Responses Sep 27

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    I'm an 18 year old girl away at college for my freshman year. This may sound weird, and I know I should be careful but I want to walk around naked outside at night like I got to...
    babysister96 babysister96 18-21, F 28 Responses Sep 28

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    I have lost a part of myself. The biggest part, in reality. The part that defined me; even before I was a daughter, a sister, a friend, student, person... I was a Soldier. It was...
    SoLdIEr2010 SoLdIEr2010 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 7

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    It's strange to say, because I do have quite a wide and diverse taste in music like most people. I have my staple diet of rock, heavy metal and various sub-genres of both, however...
    LostInCode LostInCode 26-30, M 12 hrs ago

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    This sucks its been 3 weeks and it seems like ive been waiting forever. I miss you so much baby, I miss you when I have my bad days and my good days because your the only one that...
    rejinuuh rejinuuh 18-21, F 3 hrs ago

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    My longing is real, though completely out of reach; I need to know who you are, how you've been and who gets to your heart. The love, although it ebbs and flows, it is hot and...
    cbnfvr cbnfvr 26-30, F 3 Responses 1 hr ago

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    Searching these posts for help winning back my wife. I have failed my my wife. It took an entire year for me to be able to admit that or even see it. For the last year it's been...
    TonyM323 TonyM323 36-40, M 5 Responses Sep 23

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    I have never been happy before, but I couldn't say that I was lonely either.. I was more of a neutral, uncaring person, I guess. I've always thought that the world is a dark place...
    Listening2us Listening2us 26-30, F Sep 22

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    I have five cousins on my father's side of the family that were a huge part of my life when I was a kid, two are boys and three are girls. The girls were always like sisters to me...
    vaderjack vaderjack 18-21, M Oct 9

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    I really am not sure why I am writing. Writing use to be such a passion of mine, especially on my favorite website, but now, it is as if that passion is gone, even though I get the...
    SouthernBella89 SouthernBella89 22-25, F 6 days ago

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    PART 4 Came off fully July 7th. It is now 22nd Oct. I am feeling like I am getting to be my long forgotten self (ie before effexor). I do not feel as sensitive or like I will be...
    frankiegee frankiegee 46-50, M 12 hrs ago

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    It's funny, I've often wondered why I hold onto you so fiercely. So tenderly, so dearly. objectively, it could be something of misplaced affection. Technically speaking, you were...
    Ariadni8 Ariadni8 26-30, F Oct 5

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