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I Think Americas Youth Is Wasted

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    some kids dont have a choice its the way they were born as they get older yes things will change but when were that young its hard to find somehting better then whats at home. Im 16 years old i have survived on my own since age 12 and im addicted to meth since 13 ive been to...
    hahahollywood hahahollywood 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 17, 2009

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    Wasted Youth.

    All around me, All my life I see people throwing their lives away. People think that high school is the problem, but no. I was seeing this stuff in 6th grade, in some cases it might even be in elementary. The middle school I went to, used to be one of the best in the state...
    kibbins kibbins 16-17, M 5 Responses Aug 17, 2009

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    Youth is wasted on the young. What I wouldn't give to relive my teens knowing what I know now.....
    zarpanzur zarpanzur 26-30, M 1 Response Apr 1

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    I think it sucks that Americas supposed to be "the land of the free and home of the brave" yet were JUST NOW starting to legalize same sex marriage because we've been scared for so...
    gardengirl17 gardengirl17 22-25, F 2 Responses Apr 1

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    Wasted time, wasted hopes, wasted dreams, and wasted words from the pieces of my heart that have never been seen....
    NewBeginnings77 NewBeginnings77 31-35, F 12 Responses Mar 31

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    I wasted my time not just one someone but on many people over the years. It has taken up the majority of my life & it seems i can't escape it. In relationships apparently there...
    flyingblossom flyingblossom 26-30, F 2 Responses Apr 2

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    Is it really wasted time? We chose too, we chose for a reason. There was something we liked about them. Its just we feel cheated. Because maybe they didn't feel like we did. Or...
    WickedlilAngel WickedlilAngel 31-35, F 2 Responses Apr 13

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    When most people talk about wasting their time, they talk about someone else. In my case, I wasted my own time due to fear. I had so many opportunities to fall in love, and yet I...
    spyder3311 spyder3311 36-40, M 4 Responses 1 day ago

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    My youth was filled with lots of death. The things I have seen and experienced would shock even a seasoned war veteran. I learned many things from my childhood of torture. One...
    TheBlessedOne TheBlessedOne 51-55, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I wasted my time on some one, too.... or was it truly wasted? I have learned that there is life and love after love and heartache. Maybe that was the breather I needed after my ex...
    Terrain12 Terrain12 31-35, F 4 Responses 20 hrs ago

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    I wasted my time on someone for 2 years and all the times I tried to break up with him due to him telling me all my imperfections of myself. He would always make it seem like it...
    aliyahjonesss aliyahjonesss 18-21, F 4 Responses Mar 28

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    I tried my best to give time to this girl that I knew so well and later only to find myself thrown out of her life like thrash.. i feel so wasted.. ??
    krmehta krmehta 26-30, M 2 Responses Apr 6

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    For me, every day counts. Every second of every minute of every day is important. It's up to me to improve myself. It's up to me to create my own futur. It's hard. It's damn hard...
    kevarth kevarth 18-21, M 2 days ago

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    Our youth group is called Family Lifeline and I love it :D
    caitwebb1221 caitwebb1221 13-15, F Apr 12

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    I've been in love with someone for two years . The last year was on and off. Then we got to a point where he told me he didn't want to be with me . But we still communicated and...
    kirstybarney kirstybarney 31-35, F 6 Responses Apr 18

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    The air is crisp tonight.. Just a quick run to the shops. The smell, it brings me back to a more youthful time. Those carefree days when you are in love with love and love is life...
    SuumCuique SuumCuique 31-35, F Apr 9

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    I have made the decision to officially to do so although it still isn't easy. I have wasted too much of my life worrying about what other people think of me. I should now only care...
    asert12345678 asert12345678 31-35, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    People shouldn't take their life for granted. :/ I hate when people say "F*** my life" over something like dropping something or something small. People say things like, "I hate my...
    RhinosaurusRex RhinosaurusRex 18-21, F 5 Responses 2 days ago

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    Definitely, I've wasted a lot of time on people who didn't matter and pushed away people that did..
    shygyal30 shygyal30 16-17, F 2 Responses Mar 28

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    Sadly so. I've probably wasted too much on the fairweather ones and neglected the ones who actually could have become good friends.
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Apr 6

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    I hate you. I hope i can forget all the pain to you give to me so i can forgive you. I hate you and I think i will hate you forever.
    nobodyzgirl nobodyzgirl 31-35, F 2 Responses Apr 13

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    It is one of the best of ways to express yourself to your partner. Bathe her and let her bathe you. Creative minds can help take each other to new unfound heights of ecstasy...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Apr 17

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    Learned from experience. I've become greedy other this experience. My heart comes first, second my mind, third is thought of being with someone. My first question to myself is, is...
    EyeDontGiveAHoot EyeDontGiveAHoot 36-40, F 10 Responses 6 days ago

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    There are things about midlife that I really don’t like.  It’s not really a crisis, though there seems to be plenty of potential for it.  You wake up one day...
    Extant1 Extant1 51-55, M 9 Responses 1 day ago

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    It's funny cuz when I was younger I was quite the hippie and got arrested for weed a number of times. It's very sad to me that our prohibition policies are keeping billions in...
    NewEra0916 NewEra0916 26-30, M Mar 30

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    the youth of Iran, or Persia, want change. This country is important and one day the assh#les in control will be gone. the ones who will be in control will remember. I wish the...
    trent74 trent74 36-40, M 2 Responses Apr 1

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    Shadows settle on the place, that you left.Our minds are troubled by the emptiness.Destroy the middle, it's a waste of time.From the perfect start to the finish line.And if you're...
    underthesamesky underthesamesky 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 5

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    Some search for love and acceptance, others for silver and gold. I found all that and so much more in the outstretched hands of small children and it touched me, made me the single...
    whitepine1 whitepine1 51-55, M 2 Responses Apr 7

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    " The marijuana trick " I DO NOT TAKE CREDIT FOR THIS. SIMPLY SHARING THE INFORMATION.And I will raise up for them a plant of renown, and they shall be no more consumed with hunger...
    Hiddenheart101 Hiddenheart101 56-60, F 1 Response Apr 17

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    She is light, bright hot intense like wild fire Perfectly imperfect brilliant balance of darkness, love passion ,knowledge and undying youthful curiosity Empathic insightful...
    rainyraven rainyraven 31-35, T Apr 19

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    So, what do you think? I think I'm not. Just wanna know how to be more attractive?
    Naockey Naockey 18-21, F 2 Responses 4 hrs ago

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    It's not that I necessarily think this pessimistically. It's just that by my logic, I'm the only one who will ever completely understand my thoughts and feelings, and everybody...
    RhinosaurusRex RhinosaurusRex 18-21, F 3 Responses 2 hrs ago

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    Cant stop thinking about him. The wonderful soul that he is. The gentleness of his touch the love in his eyes the warmth in his voice. There is nothing or no one more amazing than...
    solongago2 solongago2 31-35, F 1 hr ago

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    The irony is that I can't even know. And I never will. Whatever it is, it's too big for myself, my small me to know. It feels like a well without sound, disappearing with a falling...
    MyLady9 MyLady9 46-50, F 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    I think I've already lost you I think you're already gone I think I'm finally scared now And you think I'm weak, I think you're wrong I think you're already leaving Feels like...
    CallmeHopelessNotRomantic CallmeHopelessNotRomantic 36-40, F 1 Response Mar 29

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    i think about death and not taking any risks.i sometimes i forget that im mortal.i live like im gonna live forever. most of the time i feel trapped but im hopeful that one day i...
    Camouflage Camouflage 22-25, M Apr 1

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    What if life is easier than we think? I've been doing quite a bit of research lately(fascinated with the subconscious mind power) as well as reflecting on my life and I realized...
    Questx Questx 41-45, F 5 Responses Apr 4

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    Learning about your pattern of thinking can help you match, modify, or change any distortions or negative thinking errors. Since our thoughts have a strong impact on our feelings...
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    I don't know how other people think, but based on what I can observe I don't think people think how I think. So I think my thinking must have deviated into a kind of destructive...
    ImNabooThatsWho ImNabooThatsWho 18-21, T Apr 8

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    Tealismyname Tealismyname 26-30 Apr 9

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    I've had a crush of my friend's sister, who's just a year under me, for a few years now, but as I stand today I really don't know what she thinks of me. When I first started...
    dalekguy97 dalekguy97 16-17, M Apr 12

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