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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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    My boyfriend and I met up last weekend and it was only then I realised how fond I was of him. Missing him dreadfully! Hoping to see him again soon.
    sunnygirl96 sunnygirl96 18-21, F 22 mins ago

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    My dad can be such an closed minded old fool, judgemental and other things, paranoid. "Where is the TV remote?, these people are starting to sound too clever" He cant handle...
    mirkwood86 mirkwood86 26-30, M 15 hrs ago

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    I met a man on here back in May. we were friends at first, then started flirting. then made plans to meet. my father got sick, I couldn't leave my father at that time. this also...
    solomey solomey 41-45, F 1 Response 18 hrs ago

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    Lately, I haven't been feeling the most upbeat. There is so much going on that I am feeling very overwhelmed about. I'm moving to Texas in about a week. My on and off boyfriend...
    GettingOverShit GettingOverShit 18-21, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Dear Ex Best Friend You're one of those people I'm going to have in the back of my mind forever, wondering how your struggle is going, and hoping you're well, if not, you stay...
    Inevitablyflawed Inevitablyflawed 18-21, F 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    My first writing in years, a response to my dear friend. TIME for FREEDOM Watching as the hand twitches, feeling every one as a jolt to your being, desperately seeking the key...
    bakfin bakfin 46-50, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I usually listen to music and work on my stories when I'm alone because when I'm around people they always interrupt me, so I try to get as much alone time as I can.
    MrMenShow MrMenShow 18-21, F 4 days ago

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    He didnt deserve to die...not at all. But he did, and I miss him so much. He was only 14!! Why? I ask that everyday. Along with, "why didn't I try harder?" So, here's what...
    OffLimits OffLimits 13-15, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I miss the certainty, and the consistency, and the afternoon naps together, and having someone to just sit around and do nothing with.
    rhinowhino rhinowhino 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    Yes I can't deny it I miss being home in vancouver what a great city it really is lots of cruise ships go too Alaska from vancouver that's what makes our city great is the people...
    Norman25 Norman25 46-50, M 6 days ago

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    When I'm alone I can think about what I want to do with my life. I can just cry and it makes me feel better. Sometimes the only person who can make me feel better is myself
    RatchetGurl101 RatchetGurl101 16-17, F 6 days ago

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    Think i have a high sex drive. When i was a bit younger sex was on my mind constantly. Now ive gotten a bit better but i just hate having urges and sexual desires. Its annoying and...
    HigherCalling HigherCalling 26-30, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I've been in my room for three days. not meeting anyone my dad saying I might be crazy if go on doing this. but please, give me some time. Its a hard life phase for me now. I just...
    inspirit05 inspirit05 22-25, F 1 Response a week ago

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    Do I ever.....,I miss being a teen because dam it ! I had a blast and a great time .. I still see me and sister running home trying to beat the streetlights , because my mom was...
    Prettibrowngirl Prettibrowngirl 70+, F a week ago

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    i like to stay in bed a few hours more and go to bed earlier so i can dream and imagine, a life that i want. a life thats impossible
    baeleaves baeleaves 13-15, M 1 Response Jul 28

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    Some people just don't understand, they take it personally when i tell them, i just like being alone most of the time.
    RandomExistence RandomExistence 16-17, M Jul 27

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    A free spirt to me is someone who loves no matter looks or race or sex or age being free to me is music being happy or sad yeah people bite but without them we all would die
    SamanthaCat23 SamanthaCat23 22-25, T 3 Responses Jul 27

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    It's so...peaceful. It's the way I rejuvenate and cope with myself. I focus on my own energy and body in order to better understand what I'm thinking and going through. It's a way...
    Jthecat Jthecat 16-17, F Jul 27

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    i usually don't like have alone time and being stuck in my head but i love sitting by my window drinking coffee and listen to music
    xlauren15 xlauren15 13-15, F Jul 27

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    There is a saying when u miss someone badly enough it sinks in when I buried my grandma a few years back it also effected my cousin she broke down in tears at the cemetery and I...
    Norman25 Norman25 46-50, M Jul 26

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    LAWARIS...The Hindi Terminology for ORPHAN... "I am a poor and lonesome boy in need of a Home, I climbed fruit trees in the tropics for food - free to Roam, I chased after...
    ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT 26-30, F Jul 26

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    Seeing It For What It Is You aren't mine. Nor do you want to be. But when you left yesterday, to go back home to your pretty life, there was a deep sense of longing I was...
    abrokenlittlegirl abrokenlittlegirl 46-50, F 3 Responses Jul 26

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    My life is trouble free. It makes me wonder what lessons I might be missing out on. I don't know how to get used to life being easy - so I make believe it's really hard.
    MorningStars MorningStars 26-30, M 1 Response Jul 26

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    I slept with another man tonite and I still feel like our marriage is not enough for me at times. you hardly want sex and I want it atleast every other day or every 2-3 days. I...
    smashmouth4eva smashmouth4eva 31-35, F Jul 26

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    This is pretty random because I am enjoying many advantages of my age, but I sure loved the 60s and 70s. And I miss being young, healthy and agile. I miss the fashions of the 60s...
    eeeezday eeeezday 56-60, F 3 Responses Jul 25

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    Being can sometimes be destructive ... You and your thoughts ... Dont let ur mind wander too far and it does get out ... Leave ... Watch some funny clips ... Call a friend...
    rb47 rb47 36-40, F Jul 25

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    today as I was going through pictures on Facebook making a photo book for my daughter, I saw you in a few of the pictures. it's been 3 weeks since I walked out bc I had to. you...
    smashmouth4eva smashmouth4eva 31-35, F Jul 23

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    Anyone has a magic stick to make me a child again, i would really appreciate that (:
    umayyad umayyad 31-35, M 4 Responses Jul 21

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    Maybe I'm just having a moment but I miss being home right now. I've been away at camp since June 18th and I don't go home until August 17th. At first it was fun because I didn't...
    colormepnk colormepnk 13-15, F Jul 21

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    I only have 1 left, my mothers mom. She is alright, but has been in and out of hospital abit lately. Actually has cancer, but no aggressive form. Actually thought it was gone...
    mirkwood86 mirkwood86 26-30, M 1 Response Jul 21

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    What happened to the guy who dated me? I miss him...I miss being that loved and cherished. I taught more of that is what I was signing up for when I said 'I do' Not this hell I...
    teadiva teadiva 31-35, F 1 Response Jul 21

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    Been two years since my last relationship... I no longer remember the feeling of being cherished and taken care of by someone... But I don't want to be with just anyone ... I make...
    thousandcuts thousandcuts 22-25, F Jul 21

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    I Am Never Meant to Be Loved. That is like telling yourself that you aren't good enough to breath... If not feeling loved yourself why not love others. Kindness and love is a two...
    TheRealLish TheRealLish 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 21

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    Things were so much simpler back then. When my friends would show up unannounced we would run outside without exchanging pleasantries. We just went. Now when friends decide to...
    TriciaW TriciaW 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 19

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    It's so ****** up that singles are looked down upon all because being single isn't considered "normal." We are considered as lonely and depressed. I call that bullshit. How can you...
    Peridot22 Peridot22 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 19

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    Do Not Marry These Spoiled Self Entitled Creatures!- In 1999,my wife took our two young children(age 4 and 7) and fled back to her native United States illegally while I was away...
    DivorcedEuropean DivorcedEuropean 41-45, M 1 Response Jul 18

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    I should go for a run.... but **** that ****.
    manchild81 manchild81 26-30, M 3 Responses Jul 18

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    Since I have gained back the majority of weight I lost. I missed being super chubby and the thrill of gaining. I want to be 240 to 250 and enjoy the food it eat to get there
    Chubbyhubby230 Chubbyhubby230 31-35, M 1 Response Jul 18

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    For over a week me and hubby have been arguing about simple things. He says that I don't understand what he's going through and that I am free to do things as I wish. I take a lot...
    Babybf Babybf 31-35, F Jul 18

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