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I Need "Down Time"

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    Yeah..

    Almost vaction time from work again!! Bahhh to much that place man just toooo much at times.
    ForeversNever ForeversNever 22-25, M Sep 11, 2008

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    Last Night

    OMG last night was the night that I needed it the most. I left the bookstore and had a total melt down. I just need a little me time once in a while and I recognize it but I think the X does too and that's when he's the worst about giving it. He gets tons of him time and I get...
    mysplitpersonality mysplitpersonality 36-40, F 1 Response Jan 6, 2009

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    Down Time Is Important.

    We raidsed eight girls and balanced two careers. It was all possible because  we recognized that we needed time for ourselves. Things can become really frustrating if you don't take time to recognise your own needs, Please remember to do so,
    retiredmother retiredmother 56-60, F Jul 12, 2009

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    Some Days, There Is No Time

    to even shave. this working 12 hours a day 6 to 7 days a week is really starting to wear me out. 6 hours of sleep is never enough. Running to the job, answering phone, pushing projects forward, and grabbing a quick bite to eat all the time leaves me very little time for...
    concretecon concretecon 41-45, M Oct 27, 2008

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    I Have Learned

    That I do need "down time". It was partly why I took yesterday as a "ME" day (although I still answered mail) lol. Even when I'm taking a "ME" day, I'm worrying about my friends & checking up on 'em. Mahahahha!!!! That's okay though...Can't...
    deleted deleted 26-30 May 6, 2009

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    I need part time work. I need to earned. Please, can you help me?
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    A friend contacted me recently, saying "I've had nothing but people coming to me with problems this week, and I'm emotionally drained. How on earth do you stay so damned cheerful...
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    I hate being near with drunk people. I find it annoying. Especially if it's my boyfriend. My bf soon to be husband like to get wasted. He's acting like some college boys. He'd...
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    Been thinking about the same women for a couples years now. I hate it. I mostly think about the things I should have said and done. I want to say I miss her but I got the closure I...
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    I would have shared more unique points of view rather than speaking up about my dreams. I would have made more friends. I would have learned investing earlier. I would have stayed...
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    Anyone down for chatting? Possibly some laughing too :)
    SPACHELLA SPACHELLA 70+ 4 Responses 10 hrs ago

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    I've have so many friends /family who died young.Too many. Suicides,violence,illness. I find myself in tears when I remember them. A friend of mine was gunned down in this year by...
    RafaReu RafaReu 22-25, M 2 Responses 10 hrs ago

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    Today is one of those days. I M the shoulder to lean on or the ear that listens. I am proud that those around me feel secure i confiding in me. Today, I need a little TLC, but it...
    SerendipityTheMuse SerendipityTheMuse 36-40, F 7 hrs ago

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    I just feel really confused. For a while, I felt so positive about everything but recently I've just felt really down. I don't know how to explain what I feel because I don't...
    nowimawarrior nowimawarrior 13-15, F 1 hr ago

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    First of all. Money, to me, is only a resource that allows me to live where I live, buy food, gas, etc. I have been rich, I have not had a cent to my family name, yet money never...
    RegicideJester RegicideJester 18-21, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    THE SUN NEVER SAYS Even After All this time The sun never says to the earth, "You owe Me." Look What happens With a love like that, It lights the Whole Sky.
    Hecate09 Hecate09 51-55, F 14 hrs ago

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    I never realised when I built walls around myself. Last year I broke friendship with a girl cuz she said hell of shiit about my mom who's the dearest to me. And she had been a part...
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    She lived here over a year and moved away in June. She cheated on her long distance boyfriend with me we had a two month affair. She wrote me long love letters and professed her...
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    I feel ripped and torn. Exposed and used. Anything having to do with pain is me right now. My walls have gone back up and I'm considering giving up on relationships and anything...
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    Ok so I'm going to this gig next week and a n old classmate seems to be going (said it on the Facebook event). I'm just dreading to see my ex because she asked him as her grad date...
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    But ehhhh... It's too time consuming lol
    HisDaysAreNumbered HisDaysAreNumbered 18-21, M 2 hrs ago

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    So I'm new here. I've been thinking about joining a forum for a while, just to see what other people do to work through this kind of stuff. I attempted an overdose in April. It...
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    I have known my boyfriend for years. We finally got together approximately two years ago. Before we realised how we felt about one another we spent loads of time together because...
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    Hey, everyone. My names Nikki from a small town where everyone knows each other. I've found this forum several times whilst typing random things into google, so I thought I'd...
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    It’s been a while since I sat down and wrote down my feelings. Yes, I wrote a diary, but it didn’t seem to bring back the creative part of me. I’ve got so many feelings in me...
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    XwonderlustX XwonderlustX 26-30, F 1 Response 15 hrs ago

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    Seriously has telling a pissed off guy to calm down ever helped a situation? Cause it sure as hell never helps me.
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    I'm at a very weird and scary but exciting & hopeful point in my life where I need to completely shed everything old and jump into something completely new. If I don't it will be...
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    My gf of a year and I have had a very rocky and confusing relationship. We broke up about 2 weeks ago and had no contact for about 2 weeks. During this time she reached out to me...
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    My gf of a year and I have had a very rocky and confusing relationship. We broke up about 2 weeks ago and had no contact for about 2 weeks. During this time she reached out to me...
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    My gf of a year and I have had a very rocky and confusing relationship. We broke up about 2 weeks ago and had no contact for about 2 weeks. During this time she reached out to me...
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    My gf of a year and I have had a very rocky and confusing relationship. We broke up about 2 weeks ago and had no contact for about 2 weeks. During this time she reached out to me...
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    My gf of a year and I have had a very rocky and confusing relationship. We broke up about 2 weeks ago and had no contact for about 2 weeks. During this time she reached out to me...
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    My gf of a year and I have had a very rocky and confusing relationship. We broke up about 2 weeks ago and had no contact for about 2 weeks. During this time she reached out to me...
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    This was meant to be written as a poem, but let's be honest...I'm not a poet. He's the poet. Now it's a letter. I needed to write this all down. My thoughts were all over the place...
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    I am not new to this. I have had ED-NOS for 2.5 years but lately I have been getting fatter and fatter. I need someone...Anyone. Crap, all of you to message me!!! IT'S URGENT! I...
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    I feel chained down. I have held myself to such a high standard for so long...possibly too long. I tell myself "I have to do better,my family counts on me/will count on me in the...
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