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I Think Sometimes, You Just Have To Go For It

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    All Ya Gotta Do...

    There's some times when all you can do is make that huge leap of faith and trust that somehow everything will come out all right. Sometimes all ya gotta do is do it!
    Plaid Plaid 31-35, F Sep 28, 2011

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    Do It!

    I just came out of a crippling year-long depression that left me unable to even leave my apartment unless absolutely necessary. With the help of a little spiritual wake-up call, some herbal anti-depressants, and Ep, I am finally over it, and would like to start living life...
    SpiritOfTheRabbit SpiritOfTheRabbit 31-35, F 1 Response Apr 3, 2010

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    zillaron zillaron 51-55, M 2 Responses Feb 7, 2010

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    If I Can't Do This, I Can't Do Anything

    If I can't do this, I can't do anything.  Thats what I told myself when I made myself call someone who used to be my friend.  We had a really bad falling out two years ago.  It tore me apart because she was my oldest friend, and the closest thing I ever had for a...
    SerenaDragonfly SerenaDragonfly 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 15, 2010

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    Very True

    I'm all in favour of taking time to think about it ... being cautious ... looking at things from all angles before making a decision. That's all just fine ... but sometimes you just know that if you don't grab the bull by the horns and go for it, the opportunity will pass you by...
    womaninbliss womaninbliss 51-55, F 4 Responses Feb 7, 2010

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    I Most Definatly Do

    I believe in taking that 'leap of faith' into the unknown, in going for it and taking a risk. Life is too short, I would rather live and fail, then to not live at all.
    TheWanderingSupertramp TheWanderingSupertramp 26-30, M 1 Response Jul 3, 2012

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    I Don't Like The Negative Approach I Here Others Giving Young People

    I think sometimes you have to "go after something hard" like say education or a job or take a gamble in approaching someone you are attracted to... I hear a lot of people today discouraging the youth about education and jobs, and romance... romance is not dead and its not just...
    czaristacrystals czaristacrystals 36-40, F Jul 25, 2011

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    Ke$ha

    I have really been into the music of artist Ke$ha lately. I decided to look her up & check out her website. I got this story off her site today & LOVE it. This is a classic example of just going for it!     "If there’s one thing Ke$ha knows how to...
    VendettaVita VendettaVita 31-35, F 1 Response Feb 8, 2010

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    I think life is random. People come and go. There is no reason behind it.
    BrokenAngel38 BrokenAngel38 36-40, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Yes. I think it's true. :(. People come and go
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    People come in your life for a reason. Sometimes they need help and you are the only person who can help them. Also some people need happiness and you happen to be the person who...
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    I believe that we all are a part of the big plan, each and every one of us is put in the right place and time in life. And sometimes you just might find your soulmate. The one...
    furrbear furrbear 51-55, M 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    I think we all enter and exit each other's lives. Most of the time, I don't think we are even aware of half of it.
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    Sometimes i get really tired of living after feeling like i disappointed so many people
    thecrystaltan thecrystaltan 16-17, F 4 days ago

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    There's just this sincere comfort you feel when you lay down on your bed, and place your head on your pillow, and drift away, into a place where all you've ever wanted is in. Where...
    BlackRosesAmongLilies BlackRosesAmongLilies 13-15 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Mhm, whether good or bad. Last person that came into my life that i came to like a lot, i can't say for sure if it was love but yeah. Made me realize my flaws, and thinks i could...
    RandomExistence RandomExistence 16-17, M 4 days ago

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    I know that this person came into my life for a reason... I just don't know what yet. she's my old teacher that moved into my ward a while back. and I became obsessed with her. now...
    nooblordiv nooblordiv 13-15, M 5 days ago

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    Like I've mentioned before I was raped by my stepfather when I was 10 years old. While I know without a doubt that what he did was wrong I am still finding a place in my heart to...
    hannahphillips hannahphillips 13-15, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    my life have been alone never had a girl Tell me she love me or tell me she have some one to tell her she made my life better and keep me going I just what a girl who get me for...
    chrisburns11 chrisburns11 16-17, M a week ago

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    It's hard to trust someone again when you have been so hurt.. :-(
    drja20 drja20 22-25, F Jul 24

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    Unfortunatelly all of my 34 years of my life i allways fall for wrong men. They doesnt love me back and they doesnt even know that i loved them. I feel sorry for myself, but it...
    lonely4560 lonely4560 31-35, F 1 Response Jul 23

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    I actually prefer the term "forever available," not "forever alone."
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jul 23

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    Some people come into your life to teach you more about yourself or benefit you in some type of way .. Me; I deal with being too nice. I never really set boundaries so people...
    ladysapio ladysapio 22-25, F 6 Responses Jul 23

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    Sometimes you have to be selfish, you have to do whats best for you and your life. Not whats best for everybody else. Only you can live your life nobody else does it for you.
    LittleMilwee LittleMilwee 22-25, F Jul 22

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    Its ok to say no. Sometimes you just don’t want to do something or its not for you. Maybe you have the time but you need space and peace or focusing on your self-care. Theres...
    LittleMilwee LittleMilwee 22-25, F Jul 22

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    you can choose to stop being with them.. but it was never yr call to chase them away from yr heart.. you can try, you always have a choice.. i utter their names with love and...
    FaitAccomp1i FaitAccomp1i 70+, M Jul 22

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    When you're in times of doubt, always go for a pizza :-)
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Jul 22

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    I have chronic migraines so anybody in ocala Florida please contact me I'll give you 10 plus a free plastic pipe if you'd sell me a gram
    mistreszmayhem mistreszmayhem 18-21, F Jul 21

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    forget everything bothering you , put your head on the pillow .. and forget urself too ..
    Maha22 Maha22 18-21, F 5 Responses Jul 21

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    https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=tKOkUWjC0JU
    stiltcourt stiltcourt 41-45, F 1 Response Jul 20

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    Family are the people who are unconditionally there for me. People that have showed me kindness when I was not at my best. People who positively encourage me and inspire me to be...
    insight00 insight00 31-35, F 3 Responses Jul 19

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    I come here a lot since I am disabled and have tons of my own problems. It does a lot of good reading and replying to the posts here. I sometimes just give younger people an off...
    boldtimer boldtimer 66-70, M 1 Response Jul 19

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    Something has been taken from deep inside of me The secret I've kept locked away no one can ever see Wounds so deep they never show they never go away Like moving pictures in my...
    GreenEyedFox GreenEyedFox 22-25, F Jul 18

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    My first lunch with my ex boyfriend was at a Pizza Party for our friend, whom his father passed away from cancer. Today, is my ex boyfriend's birthday and I have even struggled to...
    XxCuTiE14xX XxCuTiE14xX 16-17, F Jul 18

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    Lou Malnatti's(or however you spell it) is soooo good
    BrookeHunter121 BrookeHunter121 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 18

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    It’s just not always obvious why. And it’s not always how things will progress. I’ve only been on this site for about 2 months and have made some many connections and a few...
    alteregoeleven alteregoeleven 46-50, M 3 Responses Jul 17

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    Sometimes the reason is not entirely clear. And sometimes it is just to cause the most excruciating pain. At least that serves the purpose of allowing you to know what the good...
    Saintlysinner Saintlysinner 31-35, F 2 Responses Jul 17

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    Sometimes for target practice.
    GenesiusRedux GenesiusRedux 51-55, M 10 Responses Jul 17

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    i wanna sleep over anybody up too have one
    itsxxthc itsxxthc 18-21, M 1 Response Jul 17

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    Why aren't some people more actively involved in helping others? I'm not saying that one should dedicate every second of every day to others. But, why is it even a question in most...
    Mfudgie Mfudgie 31-35, F Jul 16

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