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I Sacrifice My Happiness For My Children's Sake

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    Give Me Back My Daughter Already!-Today I finally received some up to date pictures of my eldest child,who turned 9 in March and whom I have not seen since she was 9 months and my...
    BeingOracleSince90 BeingOracleSince90 22-25, F 7 hrs ago

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    I am so delighted to have discovered this page this morning. So much so that I have sat down with the biggest mug of tea so I can comfortably type away to people who share the same...
    EEC1988 EEC1988 26-30, F 5 Responses 17 hrs ago

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    I have two beautiful, wonderful, lovable, clever children. We go through thick and thin, always mirroring and gaining from each other. My eldest son has been enthusiastically...
    Injoy1767 Injoy1767 46-50, F 1 Response 19 hrs ago

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    Sometimes you gotta realize that there's better days, you just have to have patience :) Happiness is always there. Sometimes you just have to move certain people or things out of...
    Salute2MyFlaws Salute2MyFlaws 18-21, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    I recently was able to afford going to the dentist for the first time in about 4 years. I was hoping for the best but fate decided I needed to be made miserable. at the end of my...
    Dargondarkfire Dargondarkfire 26-30, M 1 day ago

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    There's a formula to it. A very simple formula. Everybody's a suspect!
    DreamWarriorBlake DreamWarriorBlake 22-25, M 2 days ago

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    A choice ruined my life. I was faced with a choice it seems easy to choose when put into simple terms. Though for me the choice wasn't so simple. I was flailing like a dying fish...
    HippieAngel420 HippieAngel420 26-30, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I believe that every one we meet we meet for a reason. We have encountered this specific person for a purpose. We have friends who remain, friends who come in our lives but soon...
    l1skub4n l1skub4n 26-30, F 4 Responses 2 days ago

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    Thank you Stiltcourt for the inspiration for this post. It's my life, another way. With extras for recent times. My life did this My heart and soul Sacrificed in bliss To hearts...
    cloudsoflife cloudsoflife 26-30, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Ok, I'm not *afraid* I'll be single forever; it's more like "I'm hopefully optimistic that I'll stay single forever." Honestly, why does everyone think having a spouse is the be...
    BoJackHorseman BoJackHorseman 26-30 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Oh so much! I go through phases, but I feel like I just got punched in the gut! Have you ever had that feeling that you're supposed to do something, supposed to pursue something...
    saundra04 saundra04 26-30, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    I WANT KIDS. I wanted them years ago. About 10 years ago now in fact. For about 3 years. After that I was just scared to be around lil ones. They're other people's most precious...
    cloudsoflife cloudsoflife 26-30, M 5 days ago

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    Not every woman's purpose, but definitely mine!! I have always wanted to be a mother of many children, but over the past couple years that want has changed into something much...
    DaddysPlusSizedPrincess DaddysPlusSizedPrincess 22-25, F 6 Responses 5 days ago

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    Oh life. No matter what, something seems to get thrown at me. Something I'm not prepared for, something unexpected, something highly inconvenient. I was just in the hospital a week...
    Anonymouscoast Anonymouscoast 22-25 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Perfect responses for these: "You'll change your mind": How do you know? You're not a fortune teller. Or: You'll change yours about wanting kids. "You're selfish!": Thank you for...
    Peridot22 Peridot22 22-25, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    I read people's struggles, I can relate, I recall my darkest moments, so many years of existing one bad moment after the next. The worst for me was being told that I deserve to be...
    Bythelight0fthemoon Bythelight0fthemoon 36-40, F 5 Responses Jul 22

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    A temperate weather characterizes the Black Sea location, whilst the southern Coastline as well as Aegean features warm Mediterranean weather conditions. In distinction, the...
    Andrew0369nbp8 Andrew0369nbp8 31-35, M 1 Response Jul 22

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    hey what can I say about this love I have for the children of. mankind especially the ones that have not been here but short time having not yet been corrupted by society that just...
    afterthedead afterthedead 56-60, M 1 Response Jul 20

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    "The more that you read, the more that you'll know. The more that you learn, the more places you'll go." Dr. SeussCheck out the link below to reserve your shirt. Shirts come in...
    RavenS45 RavenS45 18-21, F Jul 20

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    I never planned to fall for him. It was a whirlwind of amazingly expressive emails, texts, and messages before we met. He was the epitome of everything I ever wanted; educated...
    jedimindtrixie jedimindtrixie 31-35, F Jul 19

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    He is no longer a concern of mine, but the victims in his shameless selfishness are. What makes this person so enticing and wonderful on a surface level is in how he makes you feel...
    WingsofTime WingsofTime 22-25, F 3 Responses Jul 18

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    My happiness source is not my spouse. He isn't the keeper of my joy. No one is. Yes he will sit with me in it and marvel and share smile as i soak it up. But i take ownership of it...
    Zelaleme Zelaleme 51-55, F 1 Response Jul 18

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    I'd love to hit the road and head for Dictionopolis. There's no wrong road to get there and all the world's words grow in their orchards.
    Bumblelion Bumblelion 31-35, M 1 Response Jul 18

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    Good thing I stopped at sake #2. Just enough to feel proper, but still be able to wake up this early for my shift. I was close to going for drink #3, sometimes you have to know...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jul 18

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    Today is the 153rd birthday of reporter and journalist Ida B Wells. She spoke of the lynchings that occurred in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. From her 1893 article "Lynch...
    bijouxbroussard bijouxbroussard 51-55, F 3 Responses Jul 16

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    Isn't everyone? I guess to answer this question, you have to know what you're definition of happiness is. For me, I'm not talking about watching a clip and getting a chuckle...
    deleted deleted 26-30 5 Responses Jul 15

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    Kindness is a character quality that is rarely displayed in our society. A person who is benevolent is seen as weak by many. Webster defines the word kind as the following: having...
    themorningstaracademy themorningstaracademy 26-30, F Jul 14

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    At the end of three hours, I was exhausted. When I offered to take care of my friend’s Autistic son for a few hours, I had no idea what I was getting into. My friend made caring...
    themorningstaracademy themorningstaracademy 26-30, F Jul 14

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    I feel so lost. It's like when I need my feelings to apply towards myself in terms of when it's really important, I can't. All that happens is I lose my motivation completely. I...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jul 13

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    I have a autoimmune chronic illness called Crohn's Disease. It's been really hard for me to adjust, because I was diagnosed this year. It feels like a part of me is gone replaced...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jul 13

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    I really am trying to find happiness but it's probably not the way no one would agree with. Inside I feel more at peace. I feel kind hearted, genuine, free spirited and sometimes...
    toniyl toniyl 36-40, F 2 Responses Jul 13

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    Backtrack 5yrs. We'd been married not even a year. She would do things for me (a lot) to show her love and appreciation but I just wasn't having it. Fresh out of the military I was...
    studguinea studguinea 26-30 1 Response Jul 13

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    One of the most valuable skills we can teach our children is how to manage their finances God’s way. The biggest cause of divorce in this country is financial distress...
    themorningstaracademy themorningstaracademy 26-30, F Jul 13

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    How HIV Children Are Injured And Kill By The Actions Of The City Of Salinas, Ca. The Salinas Valley is one of the largest agricultural centers in the USA and the city of...
    marcthegiantkiller marcthegiantkiller 56-60, M Jul 11

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    How HIV Children Are Injured And Kill By The Actions Of The City Of Salinas, Ca. The Salinas Valley is one of the largest agricultural centers in the USA and the city of...
    marcthegiantkiller marcthegiantkiller 56-60, M Jul 11

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    For the love of the Gods, someone for the sake of it's (the ugly little b@stard that I'm stuck in the room next to ><) safety and my sanity, how do you shut the fcking things up...
    LunarFelis LunarFelis 26-30, F 2 Responses Jul 11

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    Everything in my life is going according to the plan, however this plan is not bringing me much happiness. I thought that it would, but it's not. I like being in control of my...
    NarcissisticMe NarcissisticMe 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 11

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    Oh I love the Peter Rabbit series. Beautiful drawing and fun stories.
    chlieseeds chlieseeds 31-35, F 2 Responses Jul 9

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    I always put other people's happiness before my own, but oddly enough, I still have no friends.
    missradiology missradiology 22-25, F 2 Responses Jul 8

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    Any time my daughter curses she gets a mouth full of liquid dish soap and a good spanking. If she spits any out during the spanking she gets double the amount of swats.
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Jul 7

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    Ahh The Hungry Caterpillar.....
    aprisonerofazkaban aprisonerofazkaban 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 7

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