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I Think Life Is Too Short To Be Unhappy

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    I am an optimistic person for the most part. It's my first instinct to see the good in things. I am usually upbeat and outgoing, albeit a little shy at first. I have my moments, like anyone. Some things never fail to hurt or irritate me. I avoid them as best I can. Easier said...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Dec 3, 2012

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    I'm not suicidal, but life is just boring
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    My thoughts are all over the place as I write this, my mind clouded. I've been contemplating things in my life... mentally tracing through the "what if's"... because those are the...
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    So, i turned 21 just over a month ago and it has actually made me start thinking seriously about my life. I've never had a job (trust me, it's not because I'm lazy, I've applied...
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    15 years old and 5 flat. What happened to the me that used to be complimented for being too tall for her age? (I swear they all jinxed me.)
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    I'm too ugly to get a girl lol whatever its not like I expected my life to be good . only gay guys like me and the worst part is I'm straight . haven't touched a grl almost 20 lol
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    I seriously do.... I'm rather talented I "suppose".. I am a singer, writer and going off of iq scores i'm supposedly very intelligent. But honestly... I have a very hard time...
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