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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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    slimmmerman slimmmerman 41-45, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Way too short, we have five days of school and we only get 2 free days. It isn't fair.
    wedgieshurtalot wedgieshurtalot 16-17, F 1 Response Feb 9

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    ummm. yeah, they're too short: let's start with the five day work week (or school if you're too young) hell, I'm in college and work part time. and if you're into church then you...
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    Life is short and most of us just waste it ........
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    And I wondered if I will ever experience something as magical as this. Reality as close to a dream as possible...except I didn't have to pee. Not yet anyway. All I've known didn't...
    rustyskills rustyskills 41-45, M 1 hr ago

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    I wholeheartedly agree with this statement and have tried my level best to live my life in this manner. And every so often we are dealt harsh reminders of just how short life is...
    Chrye Chrye 51-55, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Two years ago almost my best friend Céline and I went to England to a music festival. We had a two man tent to camp in and just a few clothes to wear each, in seeking to travel...
    Rovigatti Rovigatti 18-21, F 3 Responses Feb 8

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    I personally like having long hair but girls with short hair are soooo adorbs :)
    churchdadatnight churchdadatnight 18-21, F a week ago

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    should i get a job that i will most likely hate just to save up to get an apartment that i probably wontbe able to afford down the road just to have the same mundane life...
    Beutifulman1970 Beutifulman1970 41-45, M 1 Response Feb 2

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    Don’t complicate life, keep your life simple.... Missing somebody? Call Wanna meet up? Invite Wanna be understood? Explain Have questions? Ask Don’t like...
    NivyaSurani NivyaSurani 18-21, F Jan 28

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    A lot of boys and girls think their lives will have meaning if they find a partner who wants nothing else in life but them. That's not healthy. That's falling in love with the idea...
    wonderwall12 wonderwall12 16-17, F Feb 2

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    Life Sucks I thought I shared myself with someone who was interested in being in my life. Interested in staying and building something great together. I know now, he was...
    abrokenlittlegirl abrokenlittlegirl 46-50, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    I truly need love in my life.
    daybreak525 daybreak525 46-50, F Feb 8

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    Life is a mixture of sunshine and rain, teardrops and laughter, pleasure and pain. Just remember, there was never a cloud that the sun couldn’t shine through.”
    hiddentears hiddentears 26-30, F Feb 14

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    It's sad to think that just a few months ago, I was in love with you. Hopefully you felt the same. Unfortunately, that's all gone now.
    whyusteens whyusteens 13-15, F 5 days ago

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    If all the spaces in life could be filled in from a predetermined palette of colors maybe we could sit back and be less worried about the outcome.
    Mendmyheart Mendmyheart 46-50, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    The love you make is the love you take. Make love, not war.
    BUalways BUalways 46-50, M Feb 13

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    One problem easy to solve. For the last few years I've only bought black socks! All the same!
    picklebobble picklebobble 46-50, M 1 Response Feb 14

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    I wrote her one more poem today and dropped it in the mail to tell her how I feel... Actually, I thanked her for the inspiration she stirred in me, the emotions and feelings she...
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    My weekend is over and I feel as if I have not really spent it :c
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    So the weekend got over and I'm sitting in my boring morning math class . This was a pretty eventful weekend as compared to others. I got to be with the girl I like and we spent...
    ish1234567 ish1234567 22-25, M Feb 9

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    Why couldn't we go to school on Friday, Saturdays, and Sundays and have the rest of the week off :/
    Iamgr8t3r Iamgr8t3r 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 10

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    I'm 99% sure the world would be a happier place if we had longer weekends, like seriously only 2 days?? Madness.
    AlienCupcakexo AlienCupcakexo 18-21, F 4 Responses Feb 10

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    Try doing shift work....what are weekends?!! haha
    papercastles papercastles 22-25, F 21 Responses Feb 10

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    It's the busiest time ever! And you have to get all your chores done? And concentrate your socialising? Come on!
    Rovigatti Rovigatti 18-21, F 4 days ago

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    Surrender to what is Let go of what was Have faith in what will be
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    If everything was given to you on a platter, not having to fight for anything, would you then appreciate it? I fight everyday, I fight for every thing and I will never stop!
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    My big sister sometimes just wakes up and jumps into my bed and cries and bawls for an hour at the least and there's absolutely no reason for it. It's a tragic sight to see her cry...
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    It is. It's us that complicate it with our minds.
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    Do not fear to be alone. In the end, we suffer no more; no less then we are supposed to. We learn no lesson that teach us nothing. It can be taken or given. The words do not...
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    Slowly giving up on everything
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    Am I fat?? 5"7 girl and around 120 lbs
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    I scare myself sometimes when I look in the mirror, into my own soul. Should try it sometimes...
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    It was a beautiful sunny day so I took a ride out to my girlfriend's house to have coffee and chit-chat. She is a single mother raising two girls. She has a ranch style house...
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    It actually is. Go figure. Apparently this experience is too short so this sentence is redundant
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