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I Survive Life

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    I'VE HAD SOME GOOD DAYS AND SOME BAD DAYS. SOMETIMES I FEEL LIKE I'M WALKING THROUGH A MINE FIELD. PEOPLE WHO I'VE LOVED IN THE PAST WERE OUT TO DESTROY ME. TRIALS AND CIRCUMSTANCES MEANT TO BREAK ME DOWN ONLY REINFORCED ME. I AM STRONGER FOR IT, BECAUSE OF IT. I GUESS THAT WAS...
    fukkboii fukkboii 36-40, F 2 Responses Oct 30, 2008

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    H O P E

    Hope is definitely not the same as optimism. It is not the conviction that something will turn out well, but the certainty that makes sense, regardless of how it turns out.----Vaclav Havel
    lookingwindow lookingwindow 41-45, F Dec 18, 2012

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    My Life As It Stands

    I do not really know how to describe myself to the world. I am a mother of a beautiful little girl. I am a student in college. I am a great friend with no real friends except the ones who live too far away. I have lots of pets. I love to eat and cook and sleep. My favorite thing...
    lml369 lml369 22-25, F Aug 30, 2012

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    I Gotta Get Better Before I Get To The End..

    I've had the plan for many many years, I have to become alot better skier first, it'll be an accicdent yet not. I need to have the ability to ski the extreme stuff, I'll be good enough to justify skiing at the limit, getting myself out of positions I should of never gotten...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Mar 14, 2012

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    A Shameless Life

    I just happened upon a television show called Shameless. As they say fact is stranger than fiction and it has never been more accurate than now. That show was my childhood just vanilla flavored. Seriously. Almost everything down to the locked up grandmother (mines pushed her...
    Jan 24, 2013

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    We All Do

    Even though I try to be optimistic and to enjoy my life, this is often the way I feel. I always seem to be telling myself how the future is going to be amazing, but when I start thinking about the present, I'm not as positive. Don't get me wrong; I am grateful for the life that I...
    TheRealJade TheRealJade 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 19, 2012

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    Survivalist Advice

    No matter how horribly life treats you, your heart still beats. Unless you take drastic action to adversely affect your health, your body wants to live. Even when your soul wants to lie down and die. My survivalist body has helped strengthen my soul in ways I never thought...
    xine07 xine07 22-25, F 2 Responses Oct 29, 2008

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    Still I Rise

    I could tell horror stories, but I won't. I've gotten strength as well as weaknesses from the trials and tribulations. Whether there is an after life or not, I live as a kind person. 
    dirtydarkness dirtydarkness 26-30, F Jan 17, 2012

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    Feeling Way Too Damn Good

    You might be a known crazy woman going manic if...Your daughter posts a jump castle on your facebook page and notes "This is so you Mom" and you reply, "Hell - yeah - clear out the kids - I could bounce all day." (and you have 6 grandchildren)You drive down the road on a great...
    jenvice jenvice 46-50, F Jul 8, 2013

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    At The Point

    I am just triying to survive, just trying to hold on.It gets difficult, but that's what life is all about
    CrazyHippieChick CrazyHippieChick 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 16, 2011

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    Day By Day

    that`s how i do it.it the only way i can do it.
    ghostofmyself ghostofmyself 36-40 Apr 2, 2009

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    Related Experiences

    I find it amusing hearing everyone ***** and complain about life on here, I sympathize with them, but I also want to tell them to suck it up and quit their wining. I want to post a...
    colorstone colorstone 31-35, M 2 Responses Sep 7

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    I survived Hurricane Andrew back in 1992. I will never forget that summer I spent with my grandmother. I was at the Imperial at Brickell in downtown Miami FL, and was about 7 at...
    jt8md88 jt8md88 26-30, M Sep 3

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    I met him when I was a freshman in high school, he was a senior. After he graduated I'd run into him every so often when I would be grocery shopping with my parents or out and...
    kay5262 kay5262 18-21, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    What I hate about out money system is that we need money to actually survive. If you don't have money, you don't have food, or water, or a place to sleep in safety away from the...
    AliasTaylor AliasTaylor 18-21, F Aug 31

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    I always figured I was pretty normal growing up, after all how could I know what life was like for others. I knew I was sad a lot and did not know why I was so dang sad all the...
    Brumble Brumble 26-30, M Aug 23

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    It's stupid to say that we need money to survive but honestly that is the way this world has been set up. I do believe that life in the wilderness would be hard but that is only...
    electrapleiadian electrapleiadian 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 1

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    On june 11 2014 my girlfriend and I were riding home after work around 10:30 pm on a hilly county road , coming up to the top of a hill i seen one set of headlights then another...
    blahbla43 blahbla43 31-35, M 6 days ago

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    Dying While Giving Birth In my most recent past life I was a mother of four, when I gave birth to my youngest I died of infection in the hospital. In this lifetime my father is a...
    Futuete Futuete 46-50, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Life is too strange, ironic, and unfair. Life is strange because everything has a deeper meaning that we can't see, but it's always around us in every step we take. Life is ironic...
    DeniedWings DeniedWings 18-21, M 4 days ago

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    So it began at age 3 when my parents separated . I felt all alone in the world at that time , remembering the fights my mum and dad use to have constantly. I had been sent to my...
    stephenrko stephenrko 31-35, M 1 day ago

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    I was listening to an old radio interview Chris Perez (he use to be the singer Selena's husband before she died.) I recently stumbled onto him so ive kinda been getting re...
    SadisticBitch SadisticBitch 31-35, F 7 hrs ago

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    Wild Hearts Can't Be Broken is a true story about horse diving and living with the handicap of blindness. The Color Of Friendship is a true story about racism in different...
    blossomingbeauti blossomingbeauti 36-40, F Sep 10

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    You were my buddy, The one I adored, Our relationship was fraught with drama and our love, grew apart, I think that I must have loved you in another life, There is no other way to...
    SunlightSeeker SunlightSeeker 26-30, F Sep 6

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    September 8. Stopping Our Pain. "Some of my feelings have been stored so long they have freezer burn." —Beyond Codependency There are many sources of pain in our life. Those...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F 1 Response Sep 8

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    Today was my birthday. 11:11 (this is the time, and some say you can make a wish at this time) ! I'm officially one year older. I feel the same, but in a way I feel better than a...
    TheAnonymousINFx TheAnonymousINFx 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 31

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    Right now I'm seriously contemplating just picking up and leaving to either another state or another country. The way I'm headed right now, I'll be at a dead end job for the rest...
    modernmuse modernmuse 18-21, F 11 hrs ago

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    I don't want to live my life in a holding pattern, neither good, nor bad... just existing. Barely holding on until the next trial lays me flat once more. I want to live my life...
    Aurinne Aurinne 36-40, F 4 Responses Sep 2

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    He has changed my life, I came out of the Xmas period a very confused person, he listened he did not judge through our talks I started to trust him. I also started to change, I...
    saxappeal saxappeal 46-50, F 3 Responses 6 hrs ago

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    You came into my life 5 months ago from a random anonymous app just wanting to quiz me about my lifestyle that you were interested in and my goodness didn't you just quiz me. Then...
    Sirwithherkey Sirwithherkey 31-35, M 3 hrs ago

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    I will work better alone a group would just slow me down if a loved one or friend gets bit I'd have no problem putting them out of their misery I will do anything to survive
    Dynamite500 Dynamite500 18-21, M Aug 21

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    I don't. I think it's dumb how some people have ridiculous amounts of money and some people can't make over 5.50 an hour. But needing money to survive gives you something to work...
    pinkylo7 pinkylo7 16-17, F 2 Responses Aug 31

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    I have lots of fears, I'm scared of airplanes I think that I will die in air plain accident, or survive and live in jungles all my life without seeing people (this one is worse...
    nataliawww nataliawww 26-30, F 4 Responses Aug 31

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    Last night I faced something I knew I would be facing a a soon to be single mom with no family near me. The ER.... by myself and all 4 kids. My son cut his foot and needed stitches...
    kitticat007 kitticat007 31-35, F Sep 5

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    I'm at a very weird and scary but exciting & hopeful point in my life where I need to completely shed everything old and jump into something completely new. If I don't it will be...
    SirenaVonLee SirenaVonLee 36-40, F 1 Response Sep 9

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    As for additional findings regarding all this enormous deluged water activity to our west side lower states territories.. I strongly feel we need to keep in mind also regarding...
    NIGHTWRITER84848 NIGHTWRITER84848 46-50, F Sep 9

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    11th entry, Saturday 13th/Sep/2014 well it's a lovely afternoon just watching the sunset and reminiscing, I actually can't believe I'm through with college, God sometimes when I...
    LoneDovahKiin LoneDovahKiin 22-25, M Sep 13

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    I feel like I can't do it. Make the change I desperately need to survive. I feel paralyzed. The sadness just comes in like a vapor I'm forced to inhale. Any progress I make gets...
    Ludavin Ludavin 46-50, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    i am at a Point where i cannot plan ahead anymore. i mean i could but ii is useless. There are to many things i cannot influence anymore. so i try to survive every day, financially...
    Crown63 Crown63 51-55, M 3 days ago

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    Its a messy miracle. 12 step programs helped. And tax payers. Too sensitive to cruelty. And moronic reasons for it. Geared to see humans be creative. Humane...
    Livyn4pals Livyn4pals 46-50, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    "You need to live, really live" is what she told me. I've lived in fear my whole life. Afraid of the hurt, afraid pain, afraid of the consequences, afraid of...everything. I've...
    SheAlwaysBelieved SheAlwaysBelieved 18-21, F 3 hrs ago

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    August 24. Step Eight. "Made a list of all persons we had harmed, and became willing to make amends to them all." —Step Eight of Al-Anon The Eighth Step is not meant to...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F Aug 24

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    This song got me through a lot in my life. Depression hurts but you have to remember to keep holding on because you are worth it. <3 
    MKM18 MKM18 18-21, F Aug 26

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    Well this more than just my depression. I was diagnosed at 13 with clinical depression and. rapid cycling bipolar disorder. A real living hell with the knowledge that my sadness...
    jwolf09 jwolf09 22-25, M Sep 7

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    September 11. Conflict and Detachment. In a relationship, there are those wonderful times when things go smoothly for both people, and neither person needs to focus too heavily on...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F Sep 11

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    I have said this every day for a while now. There are milestones, moments that change a person irreparably. Sometimes they are terrifying, or beautiful, or an indescribable...
    adianoeta adianoeta 26-30, F 2 Responses Sep 12

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    So Mr thought me to be mentally ill; yeah I was the time I said yes to his proposal the time I left my ex for him.If I felt low enough and that too because of this bastard telling...
    art24 art24 18-21, F Sep 12

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    I have been hurt a lot in real life.Then I concluded that no one can care for me.I have to care for myself.So I do that now.
    restored87 restored87 46-50, F 2 Responses Sep 13

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