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I Sacrifice My Happiness For My Children's Sake

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    Naughty Words The first time I used soap in the kids' mouths it was a double whammy. It was two years ago and Jonah was 9. Thomas Jr was 11. Clare told me Jonah called her a...
    mummyof8 mummyof8 36-40, F 5 Responses Jul 4

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    I wish the EP iPhone App was better. It's just not very good. Slow, clunky and makes you think you've got a new message when you haven't. Anyone else having the same problems?
    watjusthappened watjusthappened 41-45, M Jul 10

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    I'm in college. The material gets baffling and I barely get by putting my best effort in. The kiddie shows really boost my morale. Heck, When I'm in the commons area watching...
    Geopion Geopion 18-21, M 1 day ago

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    I need to feel free from all restraints from life... without questioning of why or from judgement. I need an adventure..some excitment with no worries of tomorrow. I need a remedy...
    wickedone72 wickedone72 41-45, F 1 Response Jul 2

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    It gets a little scary around here...
    KatzeB KatzeB 41-45, F 1 Response Jul 9

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    What I Believe And Learned About Forgiveness At first the theory, the thoughts, the things I believe. Then one real example from life. --- I believe that there is no fulfilling...
    Soniador1963 Soniador1963 46-50, M Jul 3

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    I'm trying to forgive an ex whom is not sorry and could care less that he treated me like **** or that he turned my world upside and stomped all over my heart. I'm trying to...
    lovelylady20 lovelylady20 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 13

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    My Morton's neuroma is now gone... When I went on a ski trip with my family about eight years ago, I ended up in the ski shop because my foot hurt too much to ski. I thought that...
    mark7722 mark7722 46-50, M Jul 10

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    I am 20 years old and I have suffered with severe eczema since I was 6 months old. It has always taken over my life and as a teenage girl, stopped me from living my life the way I...
    maydaisy maydaisy 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 16

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    I have nothing against religious people or atheists. To me they are both the same. Just people with beliefs. They can be good or bad depending on their personality. Beliefs can...
    Ultimatedorktroid Ultimatedorktroid 16-17, F Jul 2

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    “What is virtual currency?” within the past few years MMO recreation communities have tried to extirpate Real-Money commercialism or RMT for brief, but they need not been that...
    buypoegold buypoegold 22-25, M Jul 3

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    Nothing lasts forever... It's only natural that things just end.. Like that.. They just do..
    ThePeach ThePeach 26-30, F 3 Responses Jul 6

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    Let's be real. This states the obvious. Of course if an incident between you and someone occurred that requires forgiveness on your part, you're not gonna forget about the incident...
    mandyg14 mandyg14 22-25, F Jul 6

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    This site used to actually be quite good. It was something you could spend half an hour or an hour on at the end of the day, debating things or sharing a life experience, and you...
    peanuttyandjelly peanuttyandjelly 22-25, F Jul 11

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    I always stand up for what's right even if others won't. Don't be afraid to walk alone
    Winbu Winbu 16-17, M Jul 15

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    I'm not cared about. I'm a foriegner, it's ok to be beaten and held against your will as long as, she's a foriegner and it's your ''wife'' I screamed to the top of my lungs...
    Luckycharm2014 Luckycharm2014 18-21, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    I know love is out there. I have so much to give. I pray every night that God will give me or send me my one true love. The love of my life. Since I was little I only wanted to...
    readytobehappy readytobehappy 46-50, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    So I'm only telling you apart of what I'm doing. For 2 weeks I'm going to NJ to visit my family which I am sooo excited for! That's where I'm from and i love it there, I'm going to...
    klm15 klm15 13-15, F 2 days ago

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    After doing everything together and talking every day my boyfriend recently left for the Air Force. It's been a hard few days and I'm just waiting for a letter or call.
    samcozz22 samcozz22 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 29

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    Forgiveness is possible when the one seeking it takes the bold steps to be forgiven. Acknowledgement, true apology, atonement, change of behavior, rebuilding of trust. Otherwise...
    livingasme livingasme 46-50, F 4 Responses Jul 3

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    Forgiving. It's the word a hero would use, but no, I'm that badass villain. Forgiving is a fake word, an escape plan for those who are guilty; it is the mental mercy. I will never...
    TheSmartestManOnEarth TheSmartestManOnEarth 16-17, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I too was raised as one of Jehovah's Witnesses. Both my mother and father had embraced this religion back in the late 40's and 50's before I was ever born. In fact, my father...
    crystalbuddah20 crystalbuddah20 51-55, F Jun 27

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    I too was raised as one of Jehovah's Witnesses. Both my mother and father had embraced this religion back in the late 40's and 50's before I was ever born. In fact, my father...
    crystalbuddah20 crystalbuddah20 51-55, F 2 Responses Jun 27

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    Lol did you ask GOD for help? Did you ever truly come to GOD? You guys complain he hasn't done anything for you and didn't even try. Your a human.He's been studying his craft for...
    sashakimi4 sashakimi4 18-21, F Jul 2

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    What do you stand for in life? Do you ever actually take a stand for something meaningful or are you bullied into your point of view without ever realizing it? Do you actually seek...
    johnny048 johnny048 46-50, M Jun 27

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    "When I was 5 years old, my mother always told me that happiness is the key to life. When I went to school, they asked me what I wanted to be when I grew up. I wrote down 'happy...
    Sophiesmiles Sophiesmiles 13-15, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    The Big Yellow Truck A few months ago, I took 3 of my eight kids to the store. I left the triplets, Thomas Jr and Layton with my husband and just took 3. Clare (14), Jonah (11...
    mummyof8 mummyof8 36-40, F 3 Responses Jul 4

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    It takes a lot for me to hate someone. So to be specific I don't hate the person I hate the behavior. I deal with kids five days a week all day in the summer. It's a martial arts...
    BleedingOrchids BleedingOrchids 13-15, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Alright so, Forgiveness - the art in which we "Allow oneself to overlook something someone has done" I've spent weeks, months, years even...talking to people researching, trying to...
    OGPrefix OGPrefix 26-30, M Jul 11

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    We are told to pray for those over us that we may live a tranquil and quiet life in godliness and dignity ,,,but instead we blame and challenge every move or leaders make ,,,set up...
    rckt148 rckt148 51-55, M Jul 13

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    I get into these relationships that seem to be going really well and then it's like as soon as we get serious, everything goes wrong. I live with my boyfriend who I've been with...
    Christuh Christuh 18-21, F 2 days ago

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    Looking back at my life, I'm very surprised I never made the "mistake" of getting married and/or having kids too early on in life. I call it a mistake because, for me, it would...
    TrailrunnerMN TrailrunnerMN 31-35, M 2 Responses Jul 2

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    In Korean society a mother has considerable influence over her son's life. I am mother's oldest son and my life went well as long as I listened to her and complied with her wishes...
    DoonJi DoonJi 41-45, M 2 Responses Jul 3

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    "The Returning" A week ago, I broke up with my boyfriend whom I had lived with for over a year. I won't go into details, so lets just say we were walking different paths in terms...
    LilyLua LilyLua 22-25, F Jun 29

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    I feel really bad that my children don't have a father. He and I were married for ten years before we had children. He was a recovering addict/alcoholic and had been sober for...
    glitterdahlia glitterdahlia 41-45 2 Responses Jun 29

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    RABBI SHMULEY BOTEACH SAYS MUSLIMS SAVED JEWShttp://thedeenshow.com/watch/2844/rabbi-shmuley-boteach-says-muslims-saved-jewsMuslims and Jews: a historical perspective that reveals...
    moonii moonii 18-21, F Jul 12

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    if you want happiness, then just be happy. it is that simple. only one person has control over your feelings and emotions, and that's you other people may try an manipulate...
    dizzy1369 dizzy1369 36-40, M Jul 16

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    Belief in happiness is the attitude of life for me. It's very easy to get pulled down by everything and there is nothing like special character or special attitude to get pulled...
    lovencare lovencare 46-50, M 2 days ago

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    For DayDay and Sagey abducted back to Finland in December 2003. In January 2003 my abusive Estonian husband kicked me and my 3 children(14,10,&8) out of the marital home(after...
    IStillGotIt IStillGotIt 41-45, F Jul 10

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    I am a teenager, and I don't think I have grown up too fast, rather going through appropriate milestones and learning what I should. But my family knows another family whose kids...
    ICanTotallySurvive ICanTotallySurvive 13-15, F Jul 13

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    It really bothers me when elders treat the younger generations badly. They say that we are progressively becoming worse and all sorts of nasty comments. But who raised them? YOUR...
    IndoSavior IndoSavior 18-21, M 5 Responses Jul 16

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    Im having a very hard time these days and I am desperate for some advice or help or whatever. I'm a 17 yr old girl &this was my first relationship, we were long distance which...
    Lucycarter Lucycarter 22-25, F Jul 17

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    Slowly... The past 4 years I have learnt a lot! Since I left school I found that you're on your own! During the past 4 years I met people and they all come and go... I have now...
    MilweePetite MilweePetite 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 26

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    I've never had children and lately I've been having a feeling that I don't want to. I loved reading the experiences on this feed because some mums actually wish they never had...
    Alf8964 Alf8964 18-21, F Jun 29

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    He was in the midst of a divorce when I met him. Then he went back to his wife. I left him and went back to school. Then he left her and begged to get back together. That's...
    tmonroe666 tmonroe666 46-50, F 1 Response Jun 29

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    Hmmm its time to share my feelings. What to say and from where to start dont know My sufferings begins when I took birth. I am only the son of my parents. People say he is alone...
    Ranveesingh Ranveesingh 18-21, M 2 Responses Jul 6

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