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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. 186 People

    deleted deleted 26-30 Oct 30, 2013

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    AquariusLife AquariusLife 26-30, F Aug 15

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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

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    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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    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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    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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    I was looking for a Faery photo for my Avatar and I found... gloss, slick, molded pictures of perfection and I thought.... Wherever I look we have created a hyper reality of...
    Faerylightinexile Faerylightinexile 41-45, F 1 Response Oct 8

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    I wish to state up front that I am not attacking anyone with this experience. It is just observations that I have noticed over the years. It seems so many people look at just the...
    srfchopper srfchopper 56-60, M 1 Response 8 hrs ago

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    "No external grace is complete unless it is vivified by interior beauty. The beauty of the soul is spread like a mysterious light over the beauty of the body" - Victor Hugo
    blommetjies blommetjies 31-35, F 2 Responses 9 hrs ago

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    i would love the idea of being dressed up in frilly dresses & petticoats and be in a little miss beauty pageant contest.
    GirlyAndrea1987 GirlyAndrea1987 26-30, M 2 Responses 10 hrs ago

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    Stellar Into the pool of globe beauty, I dive and seek, the pair it breathes, A universe inside, Galaxies form periphery, Beauty abide, Swirling sprinkles etching sea, And...
    ymfas ymfas 26-30, M 2 Responses Sep 24

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    I worked the Fair when it came to my city just recently. I had been cleaning a food vendor, getting it ready to open for business during the twelve days the Fair would be here in...
    miryam57 miryam57 56-60, F 6 Responses 5 days ago

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    I am a man that does not believe it is all about looks. Although I firmly feel that there has to be some kind of chemical and physical attraction between lovers - there has to be...
    ThePhilogynist ThePhilogynist 36-40, M 10 Responses Oct 6

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    Beauty isn't always what you see. Sometimes beauty goes way farther than just appearances. Never judge someone by how they look, they may just be the angel you've been praying for...
    mysteriousheart23 mysteriousheart23 16-17, F 3 Responses Oct 3

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    I met someone the other day on EP. She and I have been speaking ever since for a few days, and she has helped me realize something in my life I don't think I could ever figure out...
    greeksterman greeksterman 18-21, M 3 Responses Oct 4

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    Inner beauty is always sexier than outer beauty. Outer beauty is always nice but i would rather have someone with brains and a sense of humor
    iloveallfemales iloveallfemales 31-35, M 3 Responses Oct 6

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    I must say that I was a sports girl? So, I ran in the evening, before bedtime. The fact that I did it in the woods, it's natural. There are few people, and there is always the...
    tarasi tarasi 31-35, F 11 Responses 4 days ago

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    There's a villain in every story.The wicked witch of the west,A wicked witch of the east,The evil step mother,A monster, a beast.What does the villain look like?Some people may ask...
    SempiternalTruth SempiternalTruth 16-17, F 2 Responses Sep 21

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    I think women of Indian descent are georgous. Whenever I see their eyes I feel immediate relaxation and calmness. Their beauty is truly hypnotic to me. I have to be aware of myself...
    mongoheadmonster mongoheadmonster 31-35, M 1 Response a week ago

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         Our society has created this perfect image that we all idolize like its something we all have to be. And look what has become of it. Eating disorders, Anorexia...
    MKM18 MKM18 18-21, F 4 Responses Sep 22

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    When I was in high school I was in the National Honor Society and towards the end of my senior year, the kids in the National Honor Society could go on a field trip if they raised...
    crleonard18 crleonard18 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 28

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    Ever since I was 6, I wished I could do pageants, but, now that I see it more, I don't want to, it's not based on natural beauty at all! It's based on how much makeup you can cake...
    Bflyboo14 Bflyboo14 13-15, F Sep 30

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    Inner beauty is an amazing, wonderful thing. It's something I've always admired in people. I love the kindness and compassion they seem to have so easily *sigh*
    kc07 kc07 36-40, F 4 Responses Oct 1

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    Recently I have been in an emotional high leading to a deep panic attack (never had one of those before) and full on depression. I started missing my ex immensely on Sunday (Oct...
    heylookineededanameok heylookineededanameok 22-25, M a week ago

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    It was around this time of year about 5 years ago, I was around 15 years old. Things were just so ****** up, my mind was overwhelmed with all the **** life had dealt me. I barely...
    lovetodraw19 lovetodraw19 18-21, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Inner beauty: Acknowledging your true beauty & having self-confidence in yourself.
    DiscoNight1970s DiscoNight1970s 46-50, F 1 Response Sep 19

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    “The beauty of a woman is not in a facial mole,but true beauty in a Woman is reflected in her soul. It is the caring that she lovingly gives, the passion that she knows...
    jml2000 jml2000 56-60, M 2 Responses Sep 20

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    Well there really are! You can fall in love with someone without knowing what they look like. Blind people do it all the time. There are people who love people just because of...
    Raptax231 Raptax231 18-21, M 1 Response Sep 30

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    I fall in love to a person's inner beauty than outside beauty.
    CM04 CM04 18-21, F 3 Responses Oct 7

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    Wearing a Hijab (headscarf) comes with its pros and cons, not everyone is willing to accept that you are walking around with a cloth on your head. It doesn't really make you ugly...
    aminaas aminaas 18-21, F 10 Responses 5 days ago

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    I think Inner beauty is the best thing someone could have.
    mojo0101 mojo0101 13-15, F 6 Responses Sep 21

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    Beauty is whats in your soul! Be kind to yourself<3 There is only one you! Show the world that you are so much more!!You all are beautiful! no matter what anyone tells you...
    MKM18 MKM18 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 21

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    I became a Beauty Consultant about 3 months ago. It has been the most fun experience I have had. It has made me more social, creative, and confident. The best part is being able to...
    butterflyhearts17 butterflyhearts17 22-25, F Sep 22

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    I sit outside in Andrew's garden as the flowers are all dying. I remember planting them just a few short months ago, and watching them grow and flourish, just as I did with my son...
    PerryGrosser PerryGrosser 51-55, M Sep 22

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    I feel inner beauty us more important than exterior. A persons heart is to be read, and tried. A beauteous person has many attributes.
    Skjeggstad Skjeggstad 22-25, F 8 Responses Sep 24

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    I believe everyone is beautiful, everyone is unique and has their own quirks, we shouldn't define beauty by the size, height, race, religion or disability.
    Rachael95 Rachael95 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 24

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    I love inner beauty! It's just so amazing when I meet someone that doesn't care about what they look like on the outside. I love talking to someone and they just have the most...
    Raptax231 Raptax231 18-21, M 1 Response Sep 25

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    Have you ever saw someone or something and thought wow... Beautiful... Only that's a facade ... You figure it out upon closer examination perhaps the jewel you once thought was...
    annamarie2278 annamarie2278 36-40, F 15 Responses Sep 25

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    The facade will fade. The true beauty will only get more glorious.
    3Dogmatic 3Dogmatic 36-40, M 2 Responses Sep 25

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    The heart and soul of a person is the source of their true beauty. If a person is filled with dishonesty and deceit, then they are totally unattractive to me even if they are all...
    looking4luv70 looking4luv70 41-45, F Sep 27

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    You can be drop dead gorgeous, and be the most spiteful woman ever. Inner is just as important if not more than outer beauty. Just ask my ex.
    LilBoyBluu LilBoyBluu 22-25, M 1 Response Sep 28

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    I knew a few special needs kids in school. I remember how mean some people could be to them and they just had this light in them. They were really nice to everyone and never gave...
    DizzyGreenEyes DizzyGreenEyes 18-21, F 4 Responses Oct 5

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    If you are kind, compassionate and generous, you're always beautiful inside and out. Outside beauty fades, what's inside stays.
    lemongrass09 lemongrass09 46-50, F 3 Responses Oct 6

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