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I Miss the Days When No One Locked Their Doors

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    I Miss Leaving My Windows Open At Night

    I think it is sad that my children and grandchildren can't enjoy the simple things in life that I got to enjoy. I miss being able to leave my windows open at night. If you do that now, chances are that someone will come into your house while you sleep. I loved looking at the...
    RainbowsandAngels RainbowsandAngels 51-55, F 6 Responses May 7, 2009

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    Those Were The Days

    I grew up in a rural southern town. We lived waaaaaaaaaay off the main road, pretty much in the boondocks. I don't remember my family ever locking our doors until I was in my early twenties- and we only started then because someone bought a lot of property in my neighborhood and...
    SpiritOfTheRabbit SpiritOfTheRabbit 31-35, F 2 Responses Oct 29, 2009

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    Today.. . Was . One of those days. . . I just want to forget. Why cant i stop crying?
    mayabotanica mayabotanica 41-45, F 3 Responses 16 hrs ago

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    It's such a shame! Good chat one day, the next, they and you never existed. Not a trace; no way to find them again; not even a clue as to their screenname- and what use would that...
    room10101 room10101 26-30, M 1 Response May 9

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    May 15 is the day. It will be two years since the accident. Two years since the phone call. Every single day has been a struggle. The day my mom died, my daughter Eva was 3 months...
    KarmaComedian517 KarmaComedian517 31-35, F 2 Responses May 14

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    I love being in love. I love the feeling you get when you see them pass by. When you see their name pop up on your phone. The feeling of uncertainty. Knowing or not knowing if they...
    SilverLiningCl0ud SilverLiningCl0ud 31-35, F 4 Responses May 8

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    Oh the good old days when banana abuse was all the rage. (This ought to get a good "TSK!" out of Sonnet. There's a fruit store on our street It's run by a Greek And he keeps...
    goliathtree goliathtree 46-50, M 1 Response May 14

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    yea I miss the good old days when I could come out naked and play, dance under rain never have to worry about anything I wish I could do it all again....
    ojeezy ojeezy 22-25, M Apr 23

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    I wish I found some better sounds no one’s ever heard, I wish I had a better voice that sang some better words, I wish I found some chords in an order that is new, I wish I didn...
    Jurnee16 Jurnee16 16-17, F 1 Response May 12

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    It's an amazing feeling when you reconnect with someone from your past that used to play a huge role in your life. For me, after I graduated high school, I only kept in contact...
    Haywee123 Haywee123 22-25, F Apr 26

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    Just joined investment banking ... I m learning a lot but at the same time losing sleep and friends ... I miss the old days when I can go drinking and meet with interesting people...
    thousandcuts thousandcuts 22-25, F 3 Responses May 8

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    I've had a few friends on here who left in the past tearing up their accounts so their stories and my interactions were just toast and had been enjoying a most enjoyable set of...
    Joanne0chan Joanne0chan 31-35, F 3 Responses May 2

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    YOU KNOW WHAT?! If you really wanna be happy, surround yourself with positive people! Don't let a downer in to your life, or if they are already in your life, don't let yourself...
    DixonMasterson DixonMasterson 18-21, F 3 days ago

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    Sometimes I can barely write Usually on days when me and my family fight I spit all my venom at them vocally And now I have none left for this dark poetry They always say "there's...
    akaShaun akaShaun 16-17, M 2 Responses Apr 24

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    I am currently missing my little one in heaven so bad.. i miss you some much it hurts!
    missjdragon20 missjdragon20 26-30, F 5 days ago

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    I miss you when you're gone. I still have you with me in my heart and I know you'll always come home to me... That's enough. I just want to jump into your arms and be held as all...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response May 1

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    are you going to miss me when I'm gone????... not sure anyone really will.
    deleted deleted 26-30 6 Responses May 2

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    it's hard to think that someone will miss you when you don't see it even if they said they would
    jajjimenez jajjimenez 16-17, F 2 Responses May 3

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    Wow. Nice confederate flag for the group picture. Mississippi is literally one of the worst states. I honestly can't wait to move from here.
    jaxonpap jaxonpap 18-21, T 1 Response May 6

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    Just venting Red light Blue light stick as black as the night , with an eye that's just daring you to fight and get blown to the next year . Everything that's loud quiets down...
    Blackandugly Blackandugly 18-21, M May 8

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    I always end up missing him when I haven't seen him for more than a day. I feel so weak. And I probably won't see him until Saturday :(
    ccm22 ccm22 22-25, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    After a few months of chasing me around and basically trying to win my heart I started dating a wonderful man who then moved me to Europe to live with him and meet his family. I...
    LAlove7 LAlove7 26-30, F 2 hrs ago

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    I was hoping to buy much property in her name. I was hoping to have a bright future with her. Because... I loved her. I was hoping to give her all joys of the world. In her absence...
    Pianist1090 Pianist1090 18-21, M 3 hrs ago

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    I miss he mother that brought me and her daughter with each other I miss the young lady that became my wife very young in life and not because she was carrying a child we loved...
    rickibrat2 rickibrat2 61-65, M 4 hrs ago

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    I miss being younger and more vivacious-able to last the distance through the day, & be ready for a night out
    bewilderedcountess bewilderedcountess 56-60, F 1 Response 6 hrs ago

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    for me it was done out of love I still knew who and what I was but for this one person it was done out of love for them it was fun playing as a girl no matter what age we played or...
    rickibrat2 rickibrat2 61-65, M 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    I ******* hate air mattresses. I ******* hate not being able to sleep. I ******* hate this ****. Trying to have a good vacation and it is ******* ruined by a piece of **** air...
    DramaBabe94 DramaBabe94 13-15, F 8 hrs ago

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    Someone asked me once if I ever considered suicide. If my memory is correct I think I immediately said no. I said if be more likely to lose it and kill someone else before I'd kill...
    Halestone Halestone 22-25, F 5 days ago

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    I feel it right now. She feels it too. She's in our home from home. I'm literally at home with my parents. My home is with her, in SA. Her home is with her Dad and her sister. She...
    cloudsoflife cloudsoflife 26-30, M Apr 24

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    as it says I miss my grandpa, I miss when I you to stay at their home and he'd wake up very early I'd smell the coffee that was brewing and the food that was cooking, we would eat...
    KValentine17 KValentine17 22-25, M 2 Responses May 1

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    My neighbor across the street had some nerve to have Indian Hindus get rich off of my grievances when Indian Hindus destroyed my life over caste. He always thought that I wasn't...
    ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT 26-30, F 2 hrs ago

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    I have been coming across a lot videos about a prophecy that many people are putting about an earthquake and then three days of darkness. They say that the Lord has told then to...
    Jessica7777 Jessica7777 41-45, T 1 Response 21 hrs ago

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    One day, I hope to be as great as husband and father as my dad was. Though you left too early, you were the greatest man I've ever met. Love you. RIP
    EmoryDelf EmoryDelf 18-21, M 1 Response 10 hrs ago

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    I remember how critical my mother was of ME, all my life, but you know what I found out later? In fact, 50 years later? When people are very critical of others, it has NOTHING to...
    ArtLover01 ArtLover01 66-70, F Apr 23

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    Another anecdote from my gaining girlfriend's past. It was 4 years ago, during a spring break and we were at her brother's home to celebrate the birth of her third nephew. My...
    DonnieD80 DonnieD80 31-35, M 1 Response May 7

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    we all depend on our phones and technology these days,too much time looking down at our phonesmeeting new people in so many waysbut walking arounbd silent like drones where...
    Anth1290 Anth1290 22-25, M May 14

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    I miss someone and it kills me :(
    girlyboy83 girlyboy83 31-35, T 6 hrs ago

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    I am desperately seeking a wet nurse in Southeast Missouri to nurse me at least 1 to 2 times a week. I need breast milk. please
    billysdream74 billysdream74 36-40, M 4 hrs ago

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    I still cant believe you left me like you did I didn't ever see you leaving me this early I cry and cry for you I wasn't ready for you to die I always knew you as a fighter I...
    americangal americangal 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 29

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    She took me in when I was a baby. Grandpa had passed away and her love for me lighted her dark days. She never remarried. She dedicated herself to raising me. I learned the moral...
    3ronco 3ronco 36-40, M Apr 29

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    Honestly it's sad really. I mean I don't want people to miss me and be in pain because of me but I want to have added something to people's lives. I you see I never got this...
    KateTheStraightedge KateTheStraightedge 16-17, F 1 Response May 3

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