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I See the Beauty In the Breakdown

This is a group for people who see beuaty in the duality of darkness and light. 191 People

    Insight Through Breaking Down

    My experiences have allowed me to hit the bottom of the Pit of Dispair and through repitition, I have learned that I will get out  in due time and the only way out is back up.  Sometimes it takes so long that I feel I will burst.  But through years of hanging in there and...
    KrazyAuntKim KrazyAuntKim 46-50, F 2 Responses May 19, 2012

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    Beyond the Door

    I see the beauty in the breakdown.  I understand the special duality of darkness and light. I embrace the ephemeral quality of pleasure and pain and see life in the whisper of possibilties. I feel for the spaces between experiences, the passing of potential...
    Tinky Tinky 36-40 1 Response Dec 14, 2007

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    In The Tears

    I am not who I used to be. I don't see with the same eyes. I don't laugh with the same smile. I don't open as many doors. I don't trust many people. I don't smile for everyone. I don't make everyone happy like I used to. I've changed. I can't remember when. I've cried so many...
    StarGazer09 StarGazer09 18-21, F Feb 23, 2012

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    Pain Of Awareness

    PAIN OF AWARENESS   Flash and the pain, Life is unknown to those who have never been alive, Shattered like broken glass,   But no red blood stain, Insanity is unknown to those who have never been insane, Cracked with the sound of a crash,  ...
    OkayBut OkayBut 46-50, M 1 Response Apr 21, 2010

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    Every time I am in the midst of happiness,

    I miss the darkness, the shadows and what's hiding inside. Standing in the light all the time makes me long for the men and the challenges of shadows.
    echoalpha echoalpha 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 4, 2014

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    deleted deleted 26-30 Oct 30, 2013

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    Stay...

    storm clouds envelop my skymustered in darketernal damnation holds me in an unyielding embracelike smothering lovers in disgracesuddenly, abruptlya beam of light emergesthe slumbering sun returns from its quietusothers would kill for a chance like thisi,i curse the lightand...
    SilentEnigma SilentEnigma 18-21, F Dec 23, 2011

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    AquariusLife AquariusLife 26-30, F Aug 15, 2014

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    The Sun Also Rises

    Breakdown: A moment to lie to yourself to ease the pain, gain empathy and pity but remain the same or explore the truth, explore yourself, explore the beauty in freeing yourself..
    KatjaShoshanaGrace KatjaShoshanaGrace 31-35, F 1 Response Jan 27, 2011

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    I Like This Title

    Without being morbid or anything I like how people are depicted through their strength when faced with adverse conditions. something beautiful about a soul that doesn't give up.
    jezzie14 jezzie14 26-30, F Aug 15, 2012

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    I See Beauty Everywhere

    Always. All I know is suffering. I've been through pain and anguish. I actually wish I could be tortured just for a new high. There's so much beauty in life. I see light in breakdowns. I suffered miserabley in my head. Like wars going on. Terrible suffering. I always see the...
    WhoisChaff WhoisChaff 26-30 Dec 23, 2011

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    There was a morning that I woke up. And I thought I was going to die. It wasn't a frantic waking. I just woke up one morning and felt something. I felt as though that day was the...
    layswhyfe layswhyfe 18-21 Jan 18

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    To me I don't see beauty as skin .. I see her ... Her personality Her mindset Her goals Her drive Her ability to make me feel normal When I know I'm not, she's ok with it.. We...
    iLuV2 iLuV2 26-30, M Jan 3

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    You are beautiful....seeing yourselves Many of us do not take the time to notice and acknowledge how beautiful we are as humans. Many of us do not take the time to notice and...
    anghel77 anghel77 36-40, F Jan 14

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    How someone applies beauty routines to themselves could be a lot about how they see things around them. An activity that focuses on precise application and leaves little room for...
    waypuma73 waypuma73 31-35, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Lucking out on the aesthetic monopoly is great but what do people with outer beauty really contribute to that at all? Sure, one can upkeep their appearance or not but one's...
    Nyx1978 Nyx1978 36-40, F 8 Responses Jan 8

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    Every society consists of beauty which its people wanting to be young and beautiful. Beauty always has an inner component as well as on the outside. Small modifications can have a...
    waypuma73 waypuma73 31-35, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I was sexually harassed and then retaliated against by a student that The student is very close to the Dean of our program, the very person I would need to report this harassment...
    Tired15 Tired15 26-30, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Back in June 2012, I had a mental breakdown the day of my CNA exam that was caused by stress, and my antidepressant dosage being cut in half.
    SerSean SerSean 18-21, M 16 hrs ago

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    Everyone has their flaws. Everyone has a part of themselves that they don't like. I have become fed up with the world and their obsession on what 'beauty' actually is. Beauty to...
    lozzenbee lozzenbee 22-25, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Thats why my friends ask me why I'm not admiring good-looking type of guys. I really believe that one of the things that make a guy attractive is how he carries himself, the...
    Seaspiritaria Seaspiritaria 13-15, F Jan 9

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    I am often asked 'what attracts you to another person?' and the answer is always expected to be a physical attribute. People are often surprised when I say I like a person who can...
    Superficialsaint Superficialsaint 31-35, F 23 Responses 2 days ago

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    I am often asked 'what attracts you to another person?' and the answer is always expected to be a physical attribute. People are often surprised when I say I like a person who can...
    Goldenfairy Goldenfairy 26-30, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    I have these usually after a traumatic event, but tonight it was more just me reflecting on all the terrible sh*t I never wanted to experience. Among them: ☑ Sitting alone at...
    piecestothepuzzles piecestothepuzzles 13-15, F 1 Response Jan 4

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    Ask yourself first, why do you think or feel that you are ugly? really dig deep. Like where is this feeling or thought coming from. You know I have once felt that way, and there...
    codeyellow codeyellow 26-30, F Jan 18

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    We are all beautiful in some way or another why try to cover it up or be something we are not? Those we are with are going to see us at our worst anyway. Less of a surprise when...
    roark62202 roark62202 31-35, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    What's not to admire about inner beauty. It shows ones true self. The hard part sometimes is revealing the inner beauty. For we and me for one, put up walls to protect ourselves...
    MichaelS41074 MichaelS41074 36-40, M 2 Responses Jan 12

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    i would like to place the beauty front the window,use the light that would come inside and start licking my bright beauty from toes to end from toes to end
    sallitero sallitero 22-25, M Jan 14

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    my all friends are telling me that I am stupid because I never had sexy and beautiful woman. I say I go after inner beauty and mature woman. I don't care how look they are as...
    manwarkhn manwarkhn 41-45 5 Responses Dec 27, 2014

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    A beautiful woman is someone who believes in herself. She has this amazing wit and personality. She is overflowing and oozing with sexuality and yet doesn't really intend to act on...
    MsDemeanorMe MsDemeanorMe 31-35, F 1 Response Dec 28, 2014

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    What good is to have the outer beauty of a diamond and a heart made out of stone?
    lakoda07 lakoda07 66-70, M 4 Responses Dec 31, 2014

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    Let's face it A pretty face and sexy body can be manufactured. Fake beauty can't hide true ugliness.
    stupendusdude stupendusdude 46-50 1 Response Jan 1

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    I feel that outer beauty is most important for the first impression, but after several encounters, it is their inner side that determine how you feel about the person, how you can...
    firenbell firenbell 22-25, F 6 Responses Jan 10

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    i am natural beauty.. lol natural body natural hair this is not even a story I just feel like talking
    mergirl123 mergirl123 18-21, F 9 Responses Jan 11

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    Race, Geography, Appearance, Facial Index, Richness or Ethnics are not needed. What is needed? I am going to answer, only Etiquettes are needed. Race and Face, Ethics and richness...
    malak87 malak87 26-30, M 1 Response Jan 13

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    By natural I assume chaotic beauty. The small details those little imperfections that somehow just makes us glow more. Specially in the feminine which makes it way sexier than it...
    daddyinasuit daddyinasuit 22-25, M Jan 13

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    People overlook the small and simple things as people just race against time rushing around getting to places and living the  same old routine life!People underestimate time...
    MilweePetite MilweePetite 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 14

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    If you dont believe in natural beauty then **** off fake one :) (too honest sorry)
    bohogirl7 bohogirl7 18-21, F 3 Responses Jan 16

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    No need for any make up. Eyes bright and wide.Smile cute and sweet.A body that is what it is.A personality friendly,with the confidence of a bull fighter.Straight up cool and...
    AfanOfbigNaturals AfanOfbigNaturals 41-45, M a week ago

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    By natural beauty I mean I love women who are not covered in make up and do not feel the need to shave
    davebuckley davebuckley 41-45, M 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    Ethnic beauty is everywhere. Pale skin, dark skin, tan skin...difference is beautiful.
    XgaiaX XgaiaX 22-25, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    It's weird to think that the way you see yourself isn't how other people see you. While you're sitting there picking out all of your flaws, someone else is sitting somewhere...
    rtolley rtolley 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 11

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    I Live in Sydney Australia, seeking a Gf who will accept me as I currently am and how I will be very soon. I am currently doing a Nail Course as I need a change of Career. I dont...
    TrannyinSydney TrannyinSydney 26-30, T Jan 8

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    This has been the biggest dream of my life since I can remember! One day I'm going to travel to Egypt and see and do everything I've always wanted to do there. The beauty of Egypt...
    Hamyamyak Hamyamyak 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 18

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    You realize as you get older, the people who you call 'weird' are probably one of the best friends you could have. I make sure that im nice to everyone, because you have no idea...
    juliarosee juliarosee 13-15, F 7 Responses Dec 27, 2014

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    She always had that look about her- that look of otherness, of eyes that see things much too far, and of thoughts that wander off the edge of the world.
    picses2222 picses2222 13-15, F Jan 14

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