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I Think Life Is Too Short to Waste Time

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    What Am I Doing? - This beets me, why we all do thinks that we know, deep down are of no use. I once read an article about why humans mas***bate. One possible answer is because we...
    arjob arjob 22-25, M Jan 25, 2012

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    Just A blink - And wow! it was only yesterday! I can't believe I am in my mid thirties! and I have wasted a lot of times on things that do not matter.
    LordVoldemort LordVoldemort 36-40, F 2 Responses Apr 29, 2010

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    Fading Away... - After you’re gone, people will forget your name, no matter how important it was, and your face, no matter how pretty it was, and what you said, no matter how...
    kittysoftpaws kittysoftpaws 36-40, F Feb 3, 2013

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    Your Life In Days!!! - imagine that you live to be 90... that's 1080 months... = 4680 weeks... = 32850 days! your whole life is less than 33000 days! if you're lucky... well...
    dentonterry dentonterry 22-25, M 1 Response Jun 27, 2010

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    Sometimes It Just Hits Me! -  That it's extremely likely that I am probably more than halfway done. Done!! I have no fear of death whatsoever. But I do fear that when I get...
    Opalina Opalina 36-40, F 2 Responses Jul 27, 2009

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    Way Too Short - The (global) average life span for a human is (roughly) 67.2 years (taken from a study this year). That is roughly 24,528 days. When you can take away 8,395 of...
    TheWanderingSupertramp TheWanderingSupertramp 22-25, M Dec 11, 2012

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    Too True Too. :) - Time moves quickly and waits for no one. If you don't stop and look around once in awhile, you might miss it.
    Strikerfreeze Strikerfreeze 18-21, M Jun 28, 2010

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    I think life is too short to worry about all of the things that scare you. I think you should be spontaneous and adventurous so that when you look back on your past twenty years...
    maleyhiller maleyhiller 16-17, F Mar 26

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    It's not that life is short, it's we wait too long to start living it. Start enjoying it from the moment your born to the moment you die, that's the best we can do.
    shaunrain shaunrain 16-17, M Mar 23

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    Yes ,too short to bother about rude people.You refuse to do as they want and they call you proud.These people need a lot of growing up.Their age has only increased in number.
    mona87 mona87 46-50, F 1 Response Mar 28

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    Well I guess it feels like sometimes I am helping people so not all my time is wasted here but if I knew how to live life more I could probably find something better to do with my...
    crazynam321 crazynam321 36-40, M Apr 6

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    as a toddler, I would always hit my head, and yes, I had trouble pronouncing words too (since thats a sign) but it got better but I still have trouble at times. Anyway, I always...
    KiraAnkoku71 KiraAnkoku71 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 7

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    This is one thing that I have realized that time past by FAST. Just awhile ago I was thinking about college and counted the years I'll use to study. And run through the things that...
    AwkwardChameleon7 AwkwardChameleon7 13-15, F Mar 28

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    Read a beautiful story today about a women aged 39 who was born deaf and has been all her life until she was given implants to allow her to hear. For the first time in her life she...
    Ashbash18 Ashbash18 18-21, M Mar 28

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    Life is a illusion, it gives you a taste of every possible emotion and feeling that exists. It's an illusion because you may never feel tomorrow what you feel today. It's changing...
    Norajean1109 Norajean1109 18-21, F Apr 3

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    If I think about my whole life, growing up with a learning disability and people not treating me fairly. People make fun of me how I write. People make fun of me how I talked...
    ChillyWilly82 ChillyWilly82 31-35, M Mar 17

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    I know a life can change in a second...and I also know life can cease in a second.I choose what makes me worth living...even if that means going against my plans.Coz plans are...
    4biandu 4biandu 26-30, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Okay well, I'm a 19yo female (almost 20) and I have been riding dirt bikes for awhile. I've been to the track quiet a few times now, but I've always wanted to race (professionally...
    missmotox missmotox 18-21, F Apr 5

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    "Stop being a prisoner of your past, become an architect of your future." This quote always hits home to me. For a long time, I would sit scrutinising things in my past, not...
    Bellastasia Bellastasia 26-30, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    Life is cruel sometimes but you have to push through- you'll be all right :) People have bullied me and hurt me before- and it still greatly impacts my self-esteem today. But you...
    calmingmelody calmingmelody 13-15, F Mar 27

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    Life is like a CAMERA! FOCUS on what's important! CAPTURE the good times! DEVELOP from the negatives And if things don't work out TAKE ANOTHER SHOT !!!!!!!!📷
    Sandyshaw13 Sandyshaw13 36-40, F 2 Responses Apr 8

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    I wish I can rewind to my Freshman year in high school, so I would of taken school more seriously and maybe now in my life would have a degree and a career. But life does not work...
    believe201427 believe201427 26-30, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Just thinking of what we SHOULD be doing with the time we are given or if we just decide and that's the beauty of it all. Should we always be doing something or is it okay to not...
    ForeverInTheMoment ForeverInTheMoment 16-17, M 3 days ago

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    I believe that how we choose to live life as the human race sucks, everything's a competition, people don't have food or a place to stay... It is infuriating!
    Life1sinteresting Life1sinteresting 18-21, M Mar 18

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    Life is what you make it ❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️
    Jahhh Jahhh 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 27

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    Stop being sad, anxious, and frustrated. Moving on and creating new life. Losing weight and passing the important test.
    fitwealth fitwealth 22-25, F Apr 1

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    I Don't share stories so people Will feel bad for me, i post my stories to try to help You guys out. When i was 8years old my parents were divorced. When i was in 5th & 6th grade i...
    staystrongplease staystrongplease 13-15, F Apr 5

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    It's amazing how good you can feel when you meet someone new. The possibility of what could be and then you get close. You share your secrets and you think that person is going to...
    123purplerain 123purplerain 16-17, F Apr 7

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    Your always on my mind and I like it that way. We talk all the time and you make me so happy. Always stay on my mind
    allieelizabeth94 allieelizabeth94 18-21, F Mar 17

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    I sign have a specific religion I'm loyal to but in then believe all of them are a story or a method by which to express gods existence. I believe that god will help you if you put...
    Life1sinteresting Life1sinteresting 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 18

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    I'm 6ft tall and overweight I hate it iv tried diets and everything iv had two kids which obviously doesn't help but so much pressure in this world to be the skinny girl people...
    Gem1206 Gem1206 18-21, F 8 Responses Mar 25

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    I want to mend it but I know I'll never have a chance to. You only realize what you have when it's gone.
    xcandyx xcandyx 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 27

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    Omg so frustrated with my weight this morning! I worked so hard the past month lost 17 pounds as of Saturday morning.. I weigh myself this morning and I gained 7 of them back!! Wtf...
    Nessy7787 Nessy7787 26-30, F Mar 31

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    “He who becomes the slave of habit, who follows the same routes every day, who never changes pace, who does not risk and change the color of his clothes, who does not speak and...
    primnproper primnproper 46-50, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    I just wish I could rewind that night
    ssingularrggirll ssingularrggirll 22-25, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    So many differences. I wouldn't be overweight, would've had more friends, wouldn't be transferring schools, wouldn't of fell down a flight of stairs, wouldn't of got a concussion...
    snowflakekeri snowflakekeri 13-15, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    Re-appearing: I got a bit spooked off recently and left EP. I'm back, and looking forward to reconnecting with people here. I just own one vest right now (an airliner) but I'm...
    MissFortnight MissFortnight 36-40, T 1 day ago

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    And he probably knows it...
    LittleLilly7 LittleLilly7 31-35, F Mar 18

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    Ohayyo ^_^ Bonjour, Salut They are all Good Morning Lovlies ^_~ Except Salut means 'Hi' Hai ^_~ And 'Hai' means 'Yes' as in 'Yes I am the best and quite sexy ^_^'' Hector: No you...
    SquirrellyChanLuvsAcorns83 SquirrellyChanLuvsAcorns83 18-21 Mar 29

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    April 4. Negotiating Conflicts. Recovery is about more than walking away. Sometimes it means learning to stay and deal. It's about building and maintaining relationships that work...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F Apr 4

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    I've been thinking about my ex today, I had this dream and as usual it gets me thinking! I hate thinking about him, I feel like my thoughts are wasted on him! He was so gentle...
    Shortie82 Shortie82 31-35, F 3 Responses Mar 31

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    I know I am changing, after so many years of plodding along, trying to please everybody while coping with one problem after another...and another.. too damn tired to fight back...
    RobLucy4964 RobLucy4964 46-50, M 3 Responses Mar 28

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    So been thinking a lot lately and it all came down to this conclusion. Life is short, and life is one huge package that comes with it's ups and downs. And if i spend my life...
    BeatTheBest BeatTheBest 16-17, M 1 Response Mar 18

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    It sucks when you're ignored by the person whose attention is the only thing you want in the world. Ever since this girl first walked into our school, I couldn’t take my eyes...
    elugo123456789 elugo123456789 18-21, M Apr 2

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    It sucks when you're ignored by the person whose attention is the only thing you want in the world. Ever since this girl first walked into our school, I couldn’t take my eyes...
    elugo123456789 elugo123456789 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 2

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    I overheard my gran talking to someone on the phone. She told him that I was too dumb to notice changes around the house. Now, I don't have a social life, namely b/c my friends...
    nicolynn nicolynn 18-21, F 6 days ago

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    I am 28 and recently diagnosed with lupus, a pretty serious autoimmune disease. I have been in a job situation that is abusive (if I had the money for lawyers, I could have a HUGE...
    lks04c lks04c 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 19

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    Change the way you look today. Why waste time? It doesn't carry over the next day. It doesn't earn interest. Take every day and every moment, and make something of it. Make...
    HeartThatMatters HeartThatMatters 26-30, M Mar 25

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    I believe everything happens for a reason and that you meet everyone that you meet for a reason. Most of my friends have been girls, but I've had one really good guy friend and...
    Dreamer32 Dreamer32 22-25, F 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    Society has long become more open to the idea of older men younger women relationship. Younger women are more vibrant, more full of life and that energy can spill over onto you...
    BB0729 BB0729 31-35, F Mar 21

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    Life is too short to take for granted. Live every moment and be thankful for everything your given.
    DeAundreVP DeAundreVP 16-17, M Mar 28

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    Life is too short. Live it with gusto. Nothing better than making those you love enjoy wonderful moments.
    AlwaysGood AlwaysGood 51-55, M Apr 8