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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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    Life

    When you think about it, life is very short. Not to be negative, but too short at certain times. No matter how happy or unhappy you are time just keeps moving and you can never have it back. It makes you reflect on all that you have done. The good and the bad, and on the goals...
    Mar 7, 2012

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    Life

    When you think about it, life is very short. Not to be negative, but too short at certain times. No matter how happy or unhappy you are time just keeps moving and you can never have it back. It makes you reflect on all that you have done. The good and the bad, and on the goals...
    Mar 7, 2012

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    I am unhappily married and contemplating divorce. I also have a major crush on another man. I should add - I don't fall for guys easily. They have to give me a lot of encouragement...
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    When you start to think things are coming together then boom life ***** on you and you're left to try a pick up the pieces but I'm starting to think it's only gonna happen again...
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    picklebobble picklebobble 46-50, M Aug 26

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    Tigerlily53 Tigerlily53 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 28

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    Life can be cruel but it's how we deal with things after that makes us who we are!!
    tomishere84 tomishere84 26-30, M a week ago

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    TheAnonymousINFx TheAnonymousINFx 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 27

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    Like when I'm commenting on peoples updates and stuff (weeps)
    ConsiderateChap ConsiderateChap 22-25, M Aug 25

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    Wayyyyy to intense. I worry I might scare some people away.
    Tigerlily53 Tigerlily53 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 5

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    ImNotReallyFine ImNotReallyFine 13-15, M Aug 20

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    People suck. Ha, if you guys weren't around I could really start to enjoy myself. Funny, idle thought I'm having that really resonates with me.
    rsgalindo01 rsgalindo01 31-35, M a week ago

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    Sooooo ******* beautiful.
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    Devavilas Devavilas 31-35, F 3 Responses Aug 26

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