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I Think A Connection Matters

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    Have been feeling connected by reading many

    posts from people living in marriages similar to my own. At the same time I have been troubled by the pain and loneliness of so many young people. Seems the more ways we have available to connect, the greater the problem of de-sensitivity is becoming. I think I'll just blame it...
    MamaAbby MamaAbby 56-60, F 3 Responses Jun 2

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    There has to be a connection

    and I find the cerebral one the most important. Once I have that then great friendships are made.
    formieyesonly formieyesonly 41-45, F 2 Responses May 15

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    Connect Or Plugged In

    Real connections are not like an appliance u can plug in and use. Not achieved overnight nor fully explored in a lifetime. A simple connection though, one small common thread can be turned into a tapestry of magestic colors, swirls of patterns and crazy designs. But it's not done...
    Cjray57 Cjray57 56-60, M Oct 28, 2013

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    Honesty

    So, been here 3 days now. Met some people that seem genuine some that r not. I not looking for alot of people to chat with just a few real connections for some lighthearted and fun chat someone who understands me. If this I not u... Please don't waste my time! Life is too...
    kandykane25 kandykane25 46-50, F 2 Responses Sep 8, 2013

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    Truelove First Kissed

    Connection is very important to met a guy who is a right guy for u because I believe in soulmate because if u have a real True connections about someone that you really like I believe that's real love about me if u want find your truelove u have find handsome guy who have the...
    26AngleFaith 26AngleFaith 22-25, F 2 Responses Jun 4, 2013

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    I would like to Thank every person whom I have

    met and chatted with the past 2 weeks. I have enjoyed reading others posts and especially enjoyed the comments to mine! No meanies Yet! Lol I guess I've just been lucky in that. But also thanks to those who felt like writing something snide in reply to me, but didn't. I truly...
    MamaAbby MamaAbby 56-60, F 2 Responses Jun 15

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    Every moment we spent together Has touched our

    lives, our souls forever The things that we shared and learned Is permanent growth that we've earned. The person that I have grown into today Did not get there by chance, no way I am who I am partly because of you And you are YOU because of me, too The changes I see and what I...
    nivanvc nivanvc 36-40, M Jun 8

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    Ok I really didn't think this group was all about having relationships with ppl with huge age gaps. I joined this group because I think that age does not equate to level of wisdom...
    Ktglisson87 Ktglisson87 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 19

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    The movie After The Fall is one of my favorite movies. It is about a young woman who competes in a horse competition and has a horrible fall that renders her paralyzed. I am...
    blossomingbeauti blossomingbeauti 36-40, F 1 Response Jul 1

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    When I was little(around 7) I used to be deathly afraid of my house. I couldn't be in any room alone. I always had major anxiety. I used to have melt downs where I would cry and...
    alexwalls21 alexwalls21 13-15, F a week ago

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    I think it's sad when we try to invent new and believable ways of looking happy. We put a face on for each occasion, non of which are for the intended purpose to reveal our true...
    AquariusLife AquariusLife 26-30, F 1 hr ago

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    Recently I've been thinking about what would happen if I ever needed another heart surgery. I have a strange feeling that I will need it at a fairly young age... and I also feel...
    dazedreamer dazedreamer 18-21, F 57 mins ago

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    I am a Pisces. I think it fits me pretty well. However they're some traits that I think don't fit me well at all. Look at this information on a Pisces I found on the Internet to...
    Liv4Life Liv4Life 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 10

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    I know the title is so cliché, but it's the truth! I'm starting my third year in college and I feel like my college years are, very soon coming to a close. I've realized what...
    newgirl52 newgirl52 18-21, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I can't really speak for other countries, but I feel as though the U.S.A. has become too wrapped up in the little game humanity has created for itself now that it has overcome the...
    PinkMellow PinkMellow 18-21, F Jul 23

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    I have many tribes in my ancestry. The Cherokee are the ones I know most. I actually met my great grandmother who I was told by my parents in Cherokee. I am hoping to find my...
    XxJamberxX XxJamberxX 18-21, F Jul 6

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    I came here for support, understanding and connections. A friend or two to talk to about things I can't talk to with people around me.
    akrysrose akrysrose 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 10

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    It's something that I look for and care about so deeply. It takes relationships beyond the surface. It's not just a physical or even mental connection...it's the fact that you get...
    emelon12 emelon12 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 14

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    It is so cute and powerful to show your belly.They walk always pride knowing they are doing something exceptional. I love the halo around pregnant women,like nothing else matters...
    4biandu 4biandu 26-30, F 4 Responses Jul 16

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    It's amazing how a person you find on this site can become part of your daily routine. I never imagined the connection would be something that I've come to crave throughout my...
    UGonnaKissMeOrNot UGonnaKissMeOrNot 31-35, F 2 Responses Jul 22

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    Experiences have made me careful. I always look for excuses to turn away from all things around me. I don't give my full self to situations. I can be my true, full self when i am...
    Unlearn Unlearn 31-35, M 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    Just wondered if you knew I am almost always thinking about you. But in my insecurities I wonder if that matters to you. So whether in blissful love or insecurity you are always on...
    lonesojourner lonesojourner 46-50, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    In my mind, a long distance relationship will work better.. In a normal face-to-face relationship you already have everything you want, and sometimes this can cause people to lose...
    LucyColemanxo LucyColemanxo 13-15, F 2 Responses Jul 4

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    In my mind, a long distance relationship will work better.. In a normal face-to-face relationship you already have everything you want, and sometimes this can cause people to lose...
    LucyColemanxo LucyColemanxo 13-15, F 2 Responses Jul 6

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    I for sure believe this one!!! Libra They have elegance, charm and good taste, are naturally kind, very gentle, and lovers of beauty, harmony (both in music and social living...
    carebear1019 carebear1019 31-35, F 1 Response Jul 7

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    Smiling means little. What is in the heart is what matters. A person can have a heart of darkness and a bright smile. Those people are the problem. A person can have a heart...
    Ajushi Ajushi 31-35, M Jul 8

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    All my life i used to just walk around and look at all the beautiful women with great bodies and say, " Wow. How could someone ever get married? There are so many women to choose...
    UnMuro UnMuro 18-21, M 1 Response Jul 22

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    Be a Man and respect women ! A woman brought you into this world and you have no right to disrespect one . Guys , keep it simple ... Treat your girl the way you would want your...
    Sandy84b Sandy84b 26-30, M 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    I think that people that would such big, scary things...are just.....the kindof people id like to have in my life......they can make me smile :)
    Darceyblair Darceyblair 13-15, F 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    Why are a lot of white gay men so hot?!?! And they seem a lot more affectionate towards each other.Too bad they don't like vagina. But because their still men, I can't help but...
    MysteriousRose MysteriousRose 18-21, F 1 hr ago

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    Tell me what u think id love to know.
    cayden1616 cayden1616 16-17, M 1 Response 52 mins ago

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    We all have pet peeves and bad days. I think sometimes somebody who appears to be trolling is just fed up with **** and needs to vent. It's like a virtual punching bag. I'm a...
    Heartfilia Heartfilia 31-35, F 48 mins ago

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    My husband always pretends to want to 'get to know me' but if I ever of share things he simply won't recall a single thing I said later. It's like we always stand on the same spot...
    squirrelbounce squirrelbounce 36-40, F Jul 9

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    As most of the world watched the World Cup, Israel warplanes have been bringing terror and death to the people of Gaza.Last week, the international community was shocked and...
    MissGaga MissGaga 22-25, F Jul 11

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    music is best of all the arts if you ask me. it touches so many people to give them strength and a real connection to other people. its also the only invisible one ;)
    IMyOwnLeader IMyOwnLeader 26-30, M Jul 11

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    RABBI SHMULEY BOTEACH SAYS MUSLIMS SAVED JEWShttp://thedeenshow.com/watch/2844/rabbi-shmuley-boteach-says-muslims-saved-jewsMuslims and Jews: a historical perspective that reveals...
    moonii moonii 18-21, F Jul 12

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    My friend and I were hanging out at my cabin this weekend. She's fairly knowledgable person when it comes to sexuality. Some how we got talking about sexuality as I'm known to my...
    KateTheStraightedge KateTheStraightedge 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 13

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    I admire much about somebody precious. I'm drawn to her astute nature, her vitality and warmth. She's gifted, smart and sharp-minded and has an untapped intuitive awareness. And...
    jenga1 jenga1 46-50, F 1 Response Jul 14

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    I am 25 years old and since an early age I have had a strange connection to animals the tigers at the zoo when I was like five came and pressed his face to the glass where my face...
    wolfstar420 wolfstar420 22-25 Jul 15

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    I am 25 years old and since an early age I have had a strange connection to animals the tigers at the zoo when I was like five came and pressed his face to the glass where my face...
    wolfstar420 wolfstar420 22-25 Jul 15

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    I am 25 years old and since an early age I have had a strange connection to animals the tigers at the zoo when I was like five came and pressed his face to the glass where my face...
    wolfstar420 wolfstar420 22-25 1 Response Jul 15

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    I want to smoke a little bit of marijuana but I haven't down it since HS, almost 14 years ago. I have no connections and I met with a guy about buying some but he told me that he...
    BeepBeepGoesMyJeep BeepBeepGoesMyJeep 31-35, M 1 Response Jul 15

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    I feel so bad but this thought nearly consumes me. I'm just so tired of not having an emotional connection with him no matter how hard I try or plead. BUT I will not get involved...
    Sparkle20 Sparkle20 41-45, F 5 Responses Jul 15

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    Pretty sure it's abnormal to not feel a connection to people... even my few friends and family I have.
    WinterSkyout WinterSkyout 16-17, F Jul 17

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    I have just discovered Brené Brown and her research on The Power of Vulnerability. I watched it twice. Very eye-opening for me. It's like, I knew this already but had never...
    Aeonian Aeonian 51-55, M 1 Response Jul 19

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    I believe every truly good person in this world deserves to share the most intimate connection possible with another human being.
    JackP94 JackP94 18-21, M Jul 20

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    I don't even know if I'm depressed. I don't know what I feel. I just feel.... Nothing. It's like I don't feel what I should be feeling, I feel less than what everyone else does...
    project46 project46 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 22

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