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I Think Work Is For Living But It Shouldnt Be My Life

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    Faith Circle Words written in lists - not poetry. She fervently wrote it all down. "What to do" was a large calendar on the desk in the classroom. What she already did often...
    jenvice jenvice 46-50, F 2 Responses Feb 15

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    He has claimed me since we were both 13. Now it is almost 10 years later and he owns more of me than I ever thought possible. I married another man, mistakenly believing I would...
    AphroditeComplex AphroditeComplex 22-25, F 2 Responses Feb 18

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    I've lost sight of such beauty in my life, but I notice it in others
    MatildaBlack MatildaBlack 13-15, F 2 Responses Feb 16

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    Nutrition is what you drink and drinking into a plan for healthy living. Nutrition is important for living a healthy life. You can enjoy a long life and be healthier with regular...
    waypuma73 waypuma73 31-35, M 1 Response Feb 15

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    Since I got my heartbroken, about 2 1/2 years ago now - I really have just kept to myself. I don't quite know how to restart things. I also had a few friends from college - and I...
    milehighHeartbreak milehighHeartbreak 31-35, M 1 Response Feb 20

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    A lot of my significant other's Christian friends ignore my existence for leaving the church for living a Norse life. It doesn't bother me but it kind of funny how people act.
    ValhallaAwaits ValhallaAwaits 18-21, M 1 Response Feb 23

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    never give up when life gets tough , if u choose to get up and focus what can be improve than you will succeed . patients and persistence always pays off. if u believe that you can...
    minniekoala minniekoala 22-25, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Since I have no idea what direction I want to take in my life right now, I've decided to make a list of things to consider... You might call them goals. What I want out of life...
    lovelywarpedlemon lovelywarpedlemon 18-21, F 1 Response a week ago

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    Hi all, This might be a little long message, but please find some time to read it. I want to find a solution for the brutal situation, which I am suffering because of my parents...
    adarshbu adarshbu 22-25, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Hi all, This might be a little long message, but please find some time to read it. I want to find a solution for the brutal situation, which I am suffering because of my parents...
    adarshbu adarshbu 22-25, M 6 days ago

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    The Princess and Her Adventures with her Knight Once upon a time in a kingdom very far away, there lived a beautiful, blonde and intelligent princess. She was raised by her...
    princess0541 princess0541 26-30, F Feb 22

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    I hate my life so much, I really have been compensating whether or not I should kill myself, but I can never bring myself to it, like it's just thoughts; but seriously Life's...
    Krchan2 Krchan2 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 12

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    I’m a loser , I am a loser in this cruel boring LIMITED real world , reality , real life I am a 33 years old Asian guy, who used to have so many beautiful hope & dreams , and...
    nikiwonoto nikiwonoto 26-30, M 1 Response Feb 23

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    "50 most positive one liners 1. Have a firm handshake. 2. Look people in the eye. 3. Sing in the shower. 4. Own a great stereo system. 5. If in a fight, hit first and hit hard...
    bigboy4chat42 bigboy4chat42 41-45 1 Response 4 days ago

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    It's so strange how life works. A tragedy can happen, you're world is flipped upside down, yet life goes on. People die, hearts are broken, but you're still breathing. You're...
    kay5262 kay5262 18-21, F 2 days ago

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    I actually wonder how many people are in similar positions. I stress about how I am going to survive in the future. I think life is expensive, I'm in debt after falling ill last...
    hiddenpersona hiddenpersona 26-30, M 1 Response Feb 4

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    Omg, I thought that I was the only one who felt this way. I too grew up in Bklyn,NY and still have family there, but now as a parent it's not the same . I remember living...
    0intimacy 0intimacy 46-50, F 6 Responses Feb 17

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    I grew up in a home with neglectful and/or abusive and absentee parents, and as a result I wasn't taught anything about life, and just general life skills that every person should...
    Undeadly Undeadly 41-45, F Feb 6

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    I am often left wondering what is my purpose of living. This does happen quite often in one point of someone's life, 1-4 to be exact. But the extremity of ones dark thoughts come...
    RoseDani RoseDani 16-17, F Feb 8

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    I like things. I enjoy a lot of art, and also other things that are more commonly desired - like tablet computers, fancy cells phones, etc. I have been trying to ONLY add things...
    milehighHeartbreak milehighHeartbreak 31-35, M Feb 17

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    Well; It's a big commitment and isn't it a big mess when it doesn't work out.. I think too many people jump into "marriage" too quickly.. So here's 25 reasons not to marry/settle...
    TheMightyAphrodite TheMightyAphrodite 41-45, F 10 Responses Feb 20

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    Literally 2 months after my wedding to a bf of 10 years, my building contractor has charmed the socks off me. He is not a player, I can tell. He too has family and 3 children, and...
    angelp79 angelp79 36-40, F 6 days ago

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    What is the meaning of life ? Each and every single person in this small world has a meaning to their life . Some may disagree with me and suggest that the meaning of life is...
    secret687 secret687 13-15, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    fear is the greatest enemy, we think it's hate but it's fear - Ghandi because fear stops us from living our lives to the fullest and stops us from doing so many things the more...
    OccultumLapidem OccultumLapidem 22-25, M Feb 12

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    A few years ago, I began a living list, each thing I accomplish brings a little bit more of me to life. My biggest dream is Alaska, not for vacation, but for one year minimum. I...
    Hugmybear Hugmybear 46-50, F 1 Response Feb 20

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     Let's talk about listening. Active listening. Consider these questions:What is the difference between hearing and listening? What are the different kinds of listening...
    1alwaysdreaming 1alwaysdreaming 18-21, F 22 Responses 2 days ago

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    Hi, I don't know who yo turn to, so I decides to post in here because u can't talk about this with my husband. we got married last may after almost two years of dating, he's not...
    csa0883 csa0883 26-30, F 7 Responses Feb 8

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    I was asked this great question and wanted to share this with all of you: I was wondering. One of my friends on here says "why not choose to be happy?" I totally get that. Because...
    KemiKill KemiKill 36-40, F 6 Responses Feb 14

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    i'm tired of living, but i don't necessarily want to die. it all just seems pointless. in the words of edgar winter which i heard through a tupac song, "Why am I fighting to live...
    NotGonnaBeInYourTalentShow NotGonnaBeInYourTalentShow 18-21, M 3 Responses Feb 14

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    Please dont get me wrong for being a pessimist actually I am not one but my condition now makes me say it Right from birth I have been a robot toy to do whatever my parents want...
    FightingTillTheEnd FightingTillTheEnd 31-35, M 1 Response Feb 17

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    Another boring and successfull day, had my work for the dole induction then went to the doctor and got except for 2 months with a med certifi. I just couldnt stand it, the 3 bus...
    everycolour101 everycolour101 22-25, M 1 Response Feb 19

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    We got married last April. Yea, it's early in the marriage, but ever since that day things have gone straight downhill. We don't have sex, ever. Last time was December I think. She...
    firemedic12 firemedic12 26-30, M 5 Responses Feb 21

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    For my entire life I knew that my mother, who passed away in September 2014, would rather have only had my brother, who is 3 years older than me. I have no memories of her ever...
    Leftoutofwill Leftoutofwill 51-55 2 Responses Feb 8

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    I hate myself y can't stand living any longer! I have every thing but I have nothing. Am 19 and I have never experienced love not even a first kiss I never had a girlfriend. Am...
    D4niel20 D4niel20 18-21, M 2 Responses Feb 14

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    When I think about the fact that I've spent almost all of my life single, I've noticed that I tend to automatically connect that to the worry that I'm not good enough, smart enough...
    bluemoon2121 bluemoon2121 18-21, F Feb 15

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    My friends find it funny that I claim to have a quarter-life crisis when I'm only 22. But then age is not a determinant now, isn't it? Most of my close friends are on their late 2...
    Boghane Boghane 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 16

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    Wanted to share some of my favorites from an interesting and thought provoking read by Sam Harris (author, philosopher, and neuroscientist). “There is now little question that...
    KemiKill KemiKill 36-40, F 6 Responses Feb 19

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    I am 51, married, grown kids, nice home, suburban lifestyle--I seemingly have the American Dream. And I do, I suppose. I have also been very unhappy the past five years, a period...
    KnightMoves KnightMoves 46-50, M 4 Responses 1 day ago

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    Introspective poem by Woody Harrelson, Yes, by him. I sometimes feel like an alien creature for which there is not earthly explanation. Sure I have human form walking erect and...
    Strawberrryfieldsforever Strawberrryfieldsforever 16-17, F 20 hrs ago

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    I feel like I have a wider vision and ability; than I'm currently given credit for having. I just want to do something worthwhile. I feel like my life is a waste. I'm thinking...
    milehighHeartbreak milehighHeartbreak 31-35, M 1 Response Feb 16

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    We can't do life if we already are life. The simple fact of living makes us life. Life is one giant process.
    ValhallaAwaits ValhallaAwaits 18-21, M 1 Response Feb 17

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