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I Still Need the Time to Grow

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    How I Feel Today.

      I feel crap today. Just so very meh and blah. It’s horribly familiar. I’m SUCH AN IDIOT. It’s a week till my birthday and I think that’s part of the problem. I generally love birthdays – my own not as much as other people, but...
    auroraaustralis auroraaustralis 22-25 3 Responses Aug 24, 2009

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    Grow

    Through all of lifes experiences that I have been given I still need time to grow.  I am now realizing that it's not in my younger days that I have done most of my growing mentally and emotionally but during my mid 30s I am doing much of my learning about life...
    tatteredwings tatteredwings 36-40 1 Response Apr 25, 2009

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    Grown Up's

    When is the time , that you start to call someone a Grown up ?? is it , when they look like one ? or when " you think " , that they act like one ?? can we ever , truly define it ?? i've seen , met , and known people , who are consederd to be the most " grown up's...
    StableRedGun StableRedGun 22-25, F 2 Responses Dec 14, 2008

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    Breakaway...

    Thats true. I still have a lot of growing to do...I can't wait to get out of this house! I'm 19 damnit lol. The thing is im more mature than people my age but I need to "grow" as in.."prosper". I need tons of therapy and break away from this hell hole and...
    velvetaurora velvetaurora 22-25, F 3 Responses Dec 14, 2008

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    To Grow

    I need time but I also need warm sunshine.  All the snow and cold here is only making it take longer.
    Grits4life Grits4life 46-50, F 1 Response Feb 8, 2009

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    I Am Still a Teenager Inside

    Soon I will not be twentysome anymore. The older I get, the more I feel I am still a teenager inside.All my life I never got the chance to grow out of my adolescence.Not like other teenagers when I was younger, I always had doubt of myself and I fear of changing. Second thought...
    winniebree winniebree 26-30, F 4 Responses Dec 28, 2008

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    I Wanna Know What to Do ... ?!

    It's been a while since i logged in , but now i'm back , with the latest thing , That i'm experiencing .. My sister is going through some rough times lately , i'm not ganna go in the details of that . But the thing is .. that she's really depressed , And could not be in a...
    StableRedGun StableRedGun 22-25, F 2 Responses Dec 25, 2008

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    I Rememberd My Self !

    Something happened to a girl cousin of mine , in a family gettogether meeting , a couble of days ago , that made me wanna write about it , so much ! The story , isn't as important , as the what i saw in it . but still , i have to say it in a nutshell . this girl , has...
    StableRedGun StableRedGun 22-25, F Dec 13, 2008

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    i've been looking for this one since i've joined here! ''stay positive'' ''be strong'' ''head up and keep fighting,you can do it'' bunch of people telling you this. you know what...
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    You know everybody need time off,,,From work and school,, or college,,,Do we really take the time off to be home with are love one,,, Tell me how you feel ,,, about taking time off...
    pullupgirl102 pullupgirl102 26-30, F 1 Response Dec 7

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    I am so sorry I am not in the mood to talk to anyone... I just can't. I just need time alone so I can cry it all out. :(
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