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I Think That Good Can Come From Bad

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    I have now given up seeking happiness in external factors may they be people or things. Everything external ultimately fail you because nothing is forever. If you rely on yourself...
    Rheasdream Rheasdream 36-40, F Feb 9

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    People who are told that they are certain way so much allows their mind to think that that way is permanent. The mind gets used to the fact that it's just how it is and how it's...
    pwhite83 pwhite83 31-35, M Feb 16

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    I come from a small grey town that many claim to hate yet no one ever really leaves. There's a sea wall but it's dirty and graffitied and public benches have been ripped off and...
    AngelofPink AngelofPink 70+, F 4 Responses Feb 5

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    I think good communication is a must. When my wife and I got married we made an agreement with each other. We always let each other know where we are going. If we are going to be...
    gambler920 gambler920 51-55, M 2 Responses Feb 9

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    Actually I don't think good friends are rare. I just think it hard to manage to many relationships. So I just keep a few good friends and the expand my relationships with people's...
    louisthe17th louisthe17th 46-50, M Feb 4

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    Sometimes I am jealous people who comes from happy family they don't know hard we've been through. How hard to pretend everything is ok. How hard to be strong. Just try hard to be...
    jadepearl jadepearl 41-45, F 1 Response Feb 22

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    My mom and dad are always going at it.. but when it comes to us (the kids) they put their heads together and do whatever they can for us. sometimes I wish they just loved each...
    Dreamscape98x Dreamscape98x 16-17, F 2 Responses Feb 17

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    How can you see into my eyes, like open doorsLeading you down into my coreWhere I've become so numb, without a soulMy spirit's sleeping somewhere coldUntil you find it there and...
    NewBeginnings77 NewBeginnings77 31-35, F 2 Responses Feb 21

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    Definitely. . .This place has taught me alot in my 19 yrs on earth and I wouldn't take it back. It hasn't been the easiest road but its made me who I am today and that's what life...
    qjackson900 qjackson900 18-21, M Feb 2

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    And I don't need you right now. What's a few more years? I'll do fine on my own somehow. Don't worry about me. And I can't find the words I need that tell me how I feel...
    WeCouldBeDead WeCouldBeDead 16-17, F Feb 18

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    I'm sitting in my room all alone while listening to Sam Smith's songs. My neighbours are randomly lighting up fireworks and I got a good view of the colourful fireworks from my...
    courtsley courtsley 18-21, F 6 Responses Feb 8

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    What are "good" friends these days? I'm finding out that no one really has that answer, nor are people "good" friends with people now for more than 10 years or shorter than....even...
    Msprissy Msprissy 36-40, F 1 Response Feb 12

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    "I Choose You"Sara BareillesLet the bough break, let it come down crashingLet the sun fade out to a dark skyI can't say I'd even notice it was absentCause I could live by the light...
    NewBeginnings77 NewBeginnings77 31-35, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Im preparing for a second divorce of guardians. This time its going to be my dad and step mom whom i really love. My dad acts like its not his fault but he is a man of intolerance...
    Xychorite Xychorite 16-17, M 1 Response Feb 10

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    "Insensitive"Jann ArdenHow do you cool your lips, after a summer's kiss?How do you rid the sweat, after the body bliss?How do you turn your eyes, from the romantic glare?How do you...
    NewBeginnings77 NewBeginnings77 31-35, F 1 Response Feb 16

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    "Over And Over" Neck Deep. Have you noticed me lately? I know I’ve been vaguely twisting my words, To protect myself from failure, It’s just part of my nature to hide in my...
    WeCouldBeDead WeCouldBeDead 16-17, F 1 Response Feb 18

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    This time I'll leave you as the one that you love. The taste of your lips and the true meaning of love. Your beautiful smile all bent out of shape. Is this the road to heaven that...
    Annamania1 Annamania1 18-21, F Feb 4

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    Life is so unfair,my family is not able to take good care of me and my siblings and am really sad about that because,i am the first born and i have a lot of responsibilites..i just...
    Tina1z Tina1z 22-25, F 3 Responses Feb 10

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    The man I want (who started things up with me and who I almost met but it fell through) told me last summer that he had gained weight. Every so often I go online and dig up...
    TheTruthIfItKillsMe TheTruthIfItKillsMe 46-50, F 2 Responses Feb 4

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    Theres a sunrise and sunset everyday and you can choose to be there for it. You can put yourself in the way of beauty, but its your choice weather you see it. If you give someone...
    covernine covernine 46-50, F Feb 5

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    I thank you for hating me, don't want you to believe in me! I thank you, 'cause it feels so good to be mistreated, to be misunderstood, to be no good. But now I've gotta say I...
    jbm1984 jbm1984 31-35, F 1 Response Feb 7

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    Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony. Mahatma Gandhi
    DelightedRaj DelightedRaj 31-35 Feb 11

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    My father and I used to have a great relationship when I was younger and now we haven't spoken for 2 years because he always disrespected me as a person and lied about the type of...
    ysimm23 ysimm23 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 16

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    I've known my dad's wife for 8 years now and she still won't talk to me. Most of the time it's just a few syllables maybe I can drag a sentence from her, but only if I'm helping...
    candycat13 candycat13 18-21, F 2 Responses Feb 17

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    IF I WERE YOU...Ask yourself, wouldn't you want to know if someone loves and cares about you?There are moments that come only once in our lives, no matter how long we wait or how...
    KaleidoscopeMoment KaleidoscopeMoment 36-40, F 1 Response Feb 17

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    Don't ask me to change. It's just the way I am. Don't second-guess yourself and why it took me so long to come around. I'm giving up the hope. That used to get you by. And don't...
    WeCouldBeDead WeCouldBeDead 16-17, F Feb 18

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    Good communication is vitally important in a good relationship. My wife and I always let one another know what we are going to do or where we will be. If there is a problem we...
    planter715 planter715 51-55, M 4 days ago

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    I grew up with both parents, but it feels like I did not. They never showed any affection. They were very strict, I was not allowed to have friends or talk to any one. I got beat...
    Lonely2008 Lonely2008 22-25, F 2 Responses Feb 4

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    My family is so messed up i have a mom a step mom a dad a step dad 6 brothers and 2 sisters and some live in texas some live in illinios and the rest in indiana noone ever gets...
    AllyMaeAllen AllyMaeAllen 13-15, F 1 Response Feb 4

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    'For all the distraction, Whether constructive or otherwise, Can not fault the memories of the heart and the quiet of the soul..' PessimisticPenguin
    PessimisticPenguin PessimisticPenguin 31-35, M Feb 5

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    Jason Mraz - A Beautiful Mess You are strong but you're needy, Humble but you're greedy And based on your body language, And shoddy cursive I've been reading Your style is quite...
    ChelseaJN ChelseaJN 18-21, F Feb 7

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    I haven't seen my dad since I was 3. I "met" him again when I was 16 and I was already in foster care. He was a complete stranger. I went to live with him and my stepmom and little...
    enjoy225 enjoy225 26-30, F 3 Responses Feb 10

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    I've had many friendships that I cherished very much that I just had to walk away from because it was all take and no give. It's not that I expect everyone to drop everything and...
    lauren71 lauren71 41-45, F 1 Response Feb 14

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    I grew up in peripheral of a rural town in Chiba prefecture, Japan, in my childhood. My family was not rich so could not afford a better house. A forest was 5 steps away from my...
    katsuobushi katsuobushi 36-40, M Feb 14

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    My mother died as soon as I was born. My brother says I have mother's eyes. My father is a abusive drunken bastard tells me it's my fault that mother died. My uncle pays no...
    outcast343 outcast343 16-17, M 2 Responses Feb 16

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    I've lived with my mother for 18 years. They divorced when I was 9. To get away from my unhealthy relationship with my mom, I moved in with my dad and I have been for 2 years now...
    candycat13 candycat13 18-21, F 3 Responses Feb 17

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    they are a treasure that you find in life's journey. I do everything I can to keep them, but when they need to move on I let them go letting them know my friendship is steady true...
    simplyafriend simplyafriend 41-45, F 1 Response Feb 22

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    My mom- She is perhaps the least Bohemian, but she was always kinda the black sheep of her family, until more recently, her sister was outcasted from our family for being a...
    Cetacean Cetacean 36-40, M 1 day ago

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    Swimming on a sea of faces Tired Of the Human race An answer now is what I need See it in the new sun rising see it break on your horizon come on love stay with me.
    halcyondays2 halcyondays2 18-21, M 23 hrs ago

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    I have just a few. Here, Marie-Claude, Pierre, and Thomas. At home another seven good, close friends.... They do matter, as a support-structure.
    Rovigatti Rovigatti 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 12

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    People need to learn that friendships go both ways. You can't just talk to people when its convenient for you. Because one day that person might not be there... slw
    submissivelittlewoman submissivelittlewoman 41-45, F 1 Response Feb 17

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