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I Say Ignorance Is Not Bliss

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    Ignorance Isn't Bliss

    I don't have my head up my a**, or in a hole it's the actions of others that are ruining my life. Ignorance isn't bliss.
    WhoisChaff WhoisChaff 26-30 Apr 22, 2012

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    Conversation With The Mother Of My Daughter's Girlfriend

    If your teenage daughter came home from a trip to the mall with her friend wearing matching t-shirts with writing on them that said, “I love vagina’s”, what would you think? Recently I experienced this scenario. I know my daughter is gay and that her ‘friend’ is her...
    deleted deleted 26-30 22 Responses Apr 21, 2012

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    There is a difference between intelligence and ignorance. We have evolved to believe that we as humans are more valuable than other living beings. This is ignorance. We all share...
    Rosaalie Rosaalie 18-21, F 1 Response 23 hrs ago

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    I never ask for food unless I am hungry. LOVE is Soul Food. I can't live without it. I am Dead today because someone find what he was looking, went quietly there. While made no...
    PathologicalLair PathologicalLair 26-30, F 3 Responses Aug 13

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    I remember, I remember The fir-trees dark and high;I used to think their slender topsWere close against the sky:It was a childish ignorance,But now ’tis little joy To know I’m...
    restored87 restored87 46-50, F 1 Response Aug 20

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    Too many people do not understand enough about the mental anguish that can easily affect their friends, family, and themselves. I'm bipolar. By close family and good friends, I've...
    ACraigNewman ACraigNewman 36-40, M 2 days ago

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    This is not a poem. Neither it is a novel story or some sort of anecdote. This is a simply advice from the author to anyone who thinks that his or her life is not worth of living...
    Craney1 Craney1 31-35 Aug 18

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    I really wouldn't be able to live without him. I want to be with him 24/7. I know I make mistakes, but don't we all? I have to say relationships aren't like movies. Most...
    innocentflower innocentflower 13-15, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I don't throw the line "I love you" spelled out all nice and neat around easily. I would say "I luh you (u)" or "i luv yew" to friends and sometimes to my parents I say "ily" When...
    sarahellie9088 sarahellie9088 16-17, F 4 Responses 3 hrs ago

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    They pressure me into it. Lecture bipeds. Ungrateful morons who ask r u ok. And pals. Me cant lie to pals. So me says will be. Or something similar.
    Livyn4pals Livyn4pals 46-50, M 1 Response 21 hrs ago

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    Hi, everybody.......... That's all I have to say.
    JohnBobMac JohnBobMac 16-17, T 15 hrs ago

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    Troubleshooting love loaded guns? You carry a mask. All the better stuff. Everything oh-so-perfect on outside that ditches the world. Many crave you, many would fall blindly for...
    Xyanii Xyanii 22-25, F 5 hrs ago

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    The words "I love you" are overused. Their meaning is not so significant anymore. One shouldn't say those three words unless they are absolutely positive that love is the emotion...
    Littlesydney Littlesydney 13-15, F 2 Responses 5 hrs ago

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    Where have manners gone? People are in such a rush now to stop and hold a door for the person behind them. It's an action that'll take a few seconds out of your precious time...
    brady120378 brady120378 31-35, M 3 hrs ago

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    No hidden meaning or manipulation! I dislike it when people deliberately test your mind to see what they can mess with and say one thing but mean another... As well a lot of...
    MilweePetite MilweePetite 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 3

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    "You Promised" She was crying out my name Standing in the driveway Little bare feet wearing her cotton dress in my way I still see the rain chasing tears down her face It was...
    shimmersandsparkles shimmersandsparkles 26-30, F Aug 7

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    Not my place. I notice everything but don't say anything. And why don't I say anything? Because it's not my place to say anything... Why should I say anything? Some things are...
    Lullacus Lullacus 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 8

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    I just really need to get this off my chest. I keep seeing these things that say "curvy girls are beautiful, skinny girls are ugly" or something along those lines. It's so wrong...
    littlefighter littlefighter 13-15, F 4 Responses Aug 1

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    This is for alex. I know you are reading this. :) Hey, you! I know you won't like me doing this but this is what I want. I just want a story of how this amazing, kind, and loving...
    Wewerethereinthattime Wewerethereinthattime 18-21, F Aug 2

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    That comical for gico when the guy says something about gico and the lady says evry body knows that then the guy says well did you know words really can hurt you then a guy says...
    Dinosaurfanatic Dinosaurfanatic 13-15, F Aug 2

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    Saying i love you to someone is as easy as saying hi and hello... But there are still people who realy give big value to that common thing .. For love can be expressed in many ways...
    awanaman awanaman 31-35, M 2 Responses Aug 3

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    It's just how it's supposed to be, I mean why say something like that unless you don't anyway? I don't understand the people that just casually throw it around in conversations, I...
    Rainatmidnight97 Rainatmidnight97 16-17, F 2 Responses Aug 3

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    I never know what to say when someone says that they find me attractive. Granted, I never know what to say to any kind of compliment I may get, but compliments on my appearance...
    DeathstalkerScorpion DeathstalkerScorpion 22-25, M Aug 5

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    I dont like complaining. half the time i dont like saying anything on here, bc i hate the fact of complaining of stupid things that dont matter. i hate when I DO actually say...
    internationalinspire internationalinspire 13-15, F Aug 5

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    Today I said "I'm fine" to one of my best friends, who hasn't responded to my messages since. We both know better; we know it's a load of crap to say "I'm fine," and we never...
    FakeIsTheNewReal FakeIsTheNewReal 31-35, F 4 Responses Aug 5

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    Stop saying sorry. Say thank you instead. When you say, “sorry for being a jerk” the other person is forced to either call you a jerk or say it wasn't a big deal. Instead, say...
    UltimateDespair UltimateDespair 16-17, F Aug 5

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    Almost everyone knows the story. Two people begin to fall in love but they're scared to say it out of fear of what the other will say. That's me, because it seems when I do say it...
    Franchise1107 Franchise1107 16-17, M 4 Responses Aug 9

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    I always say things that I realise I shouldn't of! Like saying I don't believe in god next to a religious person, saying I don't like music to someone obsessed with it, telling a...
    Melonfriends Melonfriends 13-15, F 2 Responses Aug 18

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    I am a Christian but I do not give myself the liberty of lording my beliefs over others, nor do I give myself the liberty of calling something a sin just cause God calls it a sin...
    blossomingbeauti blossomingbeauti 36-40, F a week ago

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    Daddy, I love you. No matter what. Even if I don't express my feelings I want you to know that you mean the world to me. I want you to know that your my inspiration. I don't know...
    velvetybat velvetybat 13-15, F Jul 29

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    If someone says "I love you" and you don't know what to say, say "I love YouTube" really fast and make a hasty exit.
    NarutoShippudenFanGirl NarutoShippudenFanGirl 16-17, F Jul 29

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    Yeah when i say i love you i mean it, even when i say i love you as friend, i mean it. I don't say it to just make a person happy but i really mean it.
    mahdiraza mahdiraza 16-17, M Jul 31

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    Blueberry's Oath I made six-year old Blueberry repeat this after me, "I will not buy toys." She looks at me and says, "I will not buy t-to-towels!" "No," I say. "It's 'I will...
    mareliberum mareliberum 26-30 1 Response Aug 2

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    Let me start this off by saying people are so incredibly NUMB to everything they say now. I have been treated like absolute trash my entire life. My other story expands on certain...
    AylaOatmeal AylaOatmeal 22-25, F 2 Responses Aug 9

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    In actuality I always say "I'm great" In most cases I can pull that off. I can find a positive in every day and I focus on that, but lately it hasn't been enough. I use to be the...
    margai margai 41-45, F 4 Responses Aug 9

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    When I first entered this site and looked for eating disorder support and help I came across some entries. All of the responses were for 'pro-mia pro-ana' ........ Can I please...
    caitcaitc caitcaitc 18-21, F Aug 14

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    Saying "I'm fine" is sometimes easier than explaining why I am feeling a certain way. Even though I say that it doesn't always mean just that. Even though I love sharing info about...
    Culinaryman23 Culinaryman23 22-25, M 2 Responses Aug 16

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    You shout it out But I can't hear a word you say I'm talking loud not saying much I'm criticized But all your bullets ricochet Shoot me down, but I get up I'm bulletproof...
    MayaMoonShadow MayaMoonShadow 16-17, F Aug 18

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    I've had so many people get so pissed at me because I won't say I love you back. Then they leave and I'm left thinking if they really loved me they would've stayed and waited til...
    kittenasylum kittenasylum 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 19

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    I love when little kids say things because they say nothing but the truth and it's cute no matter what they say
    Marielights Marielights 18-21, F 3 Responses Aug 19

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    Jesus Christ never wore pants or shorts and yet many Christians judge males who wear dresses and skirts. People come into this world naked and humanity clothes them and dictates...
    blossomingbeauti blossomingbeauti 36-40, F 2 Responses Aug 20

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    Monty Python and the Holy Grail (1975) King Arthur: [after Arthur's cut off both of the Black Knight's arms] Look, you stupid B@st@rd. You've got no arms left. Black Knight: Yes I...
    SKiesterly SKiesterly 36-40, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    Excuse me for a moment but yes I have something to say! Don't ever come questioning me about a man that's not yours! Ok so here's the story... I'm leaving work and this girl...
    MrsGigalowJr MrsGigalowJr 26-30, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I just love to say that whenever I see an experience that says: "I've been single for 4 months...this really sucks." Or something familiar to that. All I'm thinking is: "Well I've...
    SoulWriter17 SoulWriter17 16-17, M 1 Response Jul 29

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    I am free and easy with my opinions.. I accept not everyone will agree. I invite anyone who has any problem with anything I say on here to send me a private message explaining why...
    Adaydreambeliever Adaydreambeliever 46-50, F 1 Response Jul 29

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    Never have said it to a guy and meant it in the way that says I don't want to be with anyone else ever and you are my one and only! I always say I love you to my friends both guys...
    tsg96 tsg96 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 29

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