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I Run When Life Gets Hard

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    When I feel overwhelmed I just want run and hide. I want to go in the woods or a quiet beach and sit a look at nature. I keep everything looking good on the outside (work) and...
    smurphette smurphette 31-35, F Sep 23

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    I love to run or walk at night. Especially if you glance up at the stars every so often. It clears the stresses of the day right away. I think I might get addicted to it.
    Joyfulone1 Joyfulone1 36-40, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    Going through a breakup. She is very mentally sick. My heart is dying inside. The anguish I feel today is insurmountable at this moment. She refuses to help herself. I've done all...
    Kindal Kindal 46-50, F 1 Response Sep 12

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    When your parents basically tell you that you can't like him anymore. By him I mean Hunter Hayes who is a musician and my idol.
    HannahHomoky HannahHomoky 13-15, F Sep 21

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    The farther away from the equator the long the nights six months of the year Although you can have early nights of getting dark in the Med and Spain
    Thesoutherner Thesoutherner 66-70, M Sep 15

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    Maybe I'm just too sensitive. Maybe this is how people treat each other. I grew up with every one around me being harsh to others. But my mom was the opposite and I guess I just...
    Kmarcum99 Kmarcum99 13-15, F Sep 11

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    It's been the toughest that I remember in 18years:( So scared to lose ,the worst part is it's not anything the way it is consedererd as (nothing Like this at all) I will end up...
    Sophiakhan1 Sophiakhan1 18-21, F 2 Responses Sep 11

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    One of the worst things I do, and it puts me behind so much. I wish I knew how to just calmly handle everything going on, but instead, I get depressed, emotional, angry, and cold...
    JaidIsAWildflower JaidIsAWildflower 18-21, F 4 Responses Sep 2

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    Can't see any light today. Just going through motions. No connected to reality numbness overwhelming me.
    Sunrise13 Sunrise13 31-35, F Sep 13

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    In an occasional space of rarity the stillness in my aloneness comforts me. Listening to the sound of my own soft breathing and rhythmic heartbeat brings a tranquility to my...
    MRH1978 MRH1978 36-40, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    Sometimes, you just need to take a step back when life gets crazy; breathe in, breathe out and just "be." I have become a much more positive person lately by just simply living...
    faithhopelove13 faithhopelove13 18-21 1 Response a week ago

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    September 18. Letting the Good Stuff Happen. "Before recovery, my relationships were lousy. I didn't do very well on my job. I was enmeshed in my dysfunctional family. But at...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F Sep 18

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    Make a suggestion and incorporate safety and value to your private home . Offering simply because we have bricked up garage and possess taken off doorway . All Doing work wonderful...
    Freddieqk2494 Freddieqk2494 31-35, M 1 Response Sep 6

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    When life constantly gets me down, it's hard to not be full of anger, resentment, bitterness etc. I try and 'get on with it' but I don't have a great poker face so it's probably...
    Reallifeperson Reallifeperson 22-25, M 1 Response Sep 9

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    I don't do stress, and when everything gets piled on top of me, I break down and want to run away. Not deal with it, just run.
    Seblett Seblett 13-15, F 2 Responses Sep 22

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    I have lived and survived a life of poverty and abuse..all of them...emotional, physical, sexual etc. I'm also a product of my generation..smart and a late bloomer, life...
    khewster khewster 31-35, F 5 Responses Sep 22

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    What is it about heart rate when you are running ? When I started, I was pretty heavy and my max heart rate used to reach 180-185 bpm. But then I used to get damn tired and could...
    uselessguy uselessguy 36-40, M 1 Response Sep 22

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    I don't enjoy anything anymore. Each day gets harder.
    antisocialkid antisocialkid 13-15, F 2 Responses Sep 22

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    I always run to EP when life is too much. I put on that life is good and wonderful because no one really understands. Here I can vent. I'm tired of the conflict with my husband...
    1with101 1with101 46-50, F 2 Responses Sep 3

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    I am so over everything. I just want to scream and say "I'm done" whilst hiding under my bed sheets. My friends don't make time for me anymore, the word "love" is a myth and...
    Mzwalker Mzwalker 22-25, F 4 Responses Sep 2

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    Today was urban running. Watching tons of people and pretty faces, bodies while running. When I run my troubles are minimal and my emotional pain is mitigated.
    breathingeasy breathingeasy 41-45, M 1 Response Sep 21

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    All my life I had people try ruin my life and mess things up for me. From people I knew as accuaintance to family members. People I knew years ago would lie to girls that I liked...
    Niko864 Niko864 41-45, M Sep 2

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    I'd like to think so..... As wonderful and rich in experiences some of the people are on here I also like the 'real world' too.... There, I can chat with friends that I've known...
    SarahTheHooker SarahTheHooker 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 8

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    Life is hard. There's no book written step by step for what's right or wrong, or how marriage should or shouldn't be, how to or not to raise your kids. You just have to follow your...
    MsMoon2013 MsMoon2013 26-30, F 2 Responses Sep 2

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    When life changes to be harder, Change YOURSELF to be STRONGER! XXXD
    lightraydawn lightraydawn 18-21, F Sep 9

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    Think about life itself, not about your everyday life and that kind of stuff, think literally about existence, conciousness, like what is this? Is the universe a tiny part of...
    artur1197 artur1197 22-25, M 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    I'm enjoined when you shake harder !!!
    Dwipayana Dwipayana 26-30, M 3 Responses Sep 19

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    When life gives you bananas, Peel off your band-aid .
    Alylovespuppies Alylovespuppies 18-21, F a week ago

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    *Did you mean "I hate it when life" ?*
    strawberryletter22 strawberryletter22 18-21, F 6 days ago

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    I'm wasting my life because I'm too afraid of screwing it up to actually live it. I've never understood when people my age say that they're excited because they have their whole...
    hacky2012 hacky2012 18-21, F 1 Response 54 mins ago

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    24 Hrs Dentist Perth. Hunting for a dentist in Perth? Our totally free company permits you to search using your suburb or postcode to retrieve a specific list of dental pros...
    Laurenazrj90 Laurenazrj90 31-35, M 1 Response 9 hrs ago

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    I just like running in general. I started track in 7th grade and proceeded to do cross country from 8th grade onwards. I've been improving so much in the past year and a half. At...
    sblp2017 sblp2017 18-21, M Sep 10

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    I was not born with a whole brain. I was born physically disabled and physically able. I have been given natural talents and special inside gifts. I do not look disabled to many...
    blossomingbeauti blossomingbeauti 36-40, F Sep 11

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    I do all the time and when i get too friendly, they started to think i like them and get scared of me. #SadLife
    Eyefar Eyefar 18-21, F 2 Responses 3 hrs ago

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    I have had many friends in my life, some true and others not. However, I still feel that I would like to have that one good lifelong friend to laugh with about our great...
    queenruth queenruth 18-21 1 hr ago

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    Gotta get it through my big head, I was so close to being dead, Yeah, life live it, and nobody self-trips, man i'm just walking without being led, see the world is so crazy and...
    theShamanDon theShamanDon 26-30, M Sep 4

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    Definitely think it's time to update my running play list...anyone wanna throw out suggestions?
    disasterman13 disasterman13 41-45, M 2 Responses 5 hrs ago

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    Completed a huge challenge today and managed 3,000m in 12 minutes dead on a treadmill at the school gym. Something i've been practising at for nearly a month now with only a few...
    GeorgeWilkinson GeorgeWilkinson 13-15, M 1 hr ago

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    MY LIFE WITH THE MOB- PART ONE MY LIFE WITH THE MOB It was in 1973. I had graduated from Bryn Athyn High School, one-tenth of a point shy of honors. Since in those...
    cabla39 cabla39 56-60, M a week ago

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    I find it amusing hearing everyone ***** and complain about life on here, I sympathize with them, but I also want to tell them to suck it up and quit their wining. I want to post a...
    colorstone colorstone 31-35, M 2 Responses Sep 7

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    I was miserable all throughout childhood and I thought maybe my life would get better when I was a teenager and looked forward to that. I was depressed and had anxiety all...
    chilipeppasforever chilipeppasforever 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 10

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    To start a story you need a good opening, -shiyori from The God Only Know anime, but i don't know how to do it. so let just start the story about myself, first, My name is Jiji, my...
    callmezie2 callmezie2 18-21, M Sep 18

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    It was a beautiful spring day, where the sunlight was like a waterfall, streaming through the still green leaves of the trees and rippling merrily over the clover and daisies.  I...
    Faerylightinexile Faerylightinexile 41-45, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    A walk on the beach when the sun is setting, the touch of our palms merging as one, the subtle kisses on the neck, the cuddle that lasts a lifetime. Oh yeah I like the simple...
    KristianNathan KristianNathan 26-30, M 37 mins ago

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    I was quite unprepared to fall in love in the summer of 1983... I thought I had everything planned out. But fate had other plans... In January of that year, I auditioned to play...
    bloobie4 bloobie4 46-50 4 Responses Sep 3

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    All my life i've tried so damn hard to be on top, be a little better then the rest that don't try as hard. My best friend was one of these. Hardly ever attended school, got kicked...
    Sometimesilence Sometimesilence 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 18

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