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I Think You Have To Have Bad Times To Best Appreciate The Good

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    Joined this group as it feels true.  I hear the truth of it; it is wonderful to have a good time, out of the blue, when I’ve been miserable for months.  I too, have had the thought that it’s all the more righteous because I’ve suffered.  I’ve even persuaded myself that...
    CrookedMan CrookedMan 46-50 Jun 5, 2012

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    Be positive and brave. I got herpes 6 months ago. I was so sad and anxiety about this. And I felt be cheated. Because my bf, I only had him in my sex life. I cried three days and...
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    I'm just saying. I hate to even go there. A lot of people walk past the front of my car. I've seen some things that make me think, Chile, you betta ask somebody! If you're a 'heavy...
    friedplantains friedplantains 31-35, F 1 Response Oct 8

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    You tell me if I have a bad day then I shouldn't let it out on other people. Then you have a bad day and your raining on everyone's parade... Talk about hypocrite 😑 My bad days...
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    I reckon it'll be quite rare for someone to admit this. We'd all like to think we 're pretty cool in our music tastes. Well. Chances are, if you have a singles collection,(that's a...
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    greenboy2015 greenboy2015 31-35, M Oct 11

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    I seem to have bad taste in everything...
    Bflyboo14 Bflyboo14 13-15, F 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    There are hundreds of questions and experiences posted on this site every day. I have noted that quite a few pertain to finding love, true love or a soul mate. While that is a...
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    Pay Television is NOT worth it!!! I am in the hospital with my child and they have cable service for the patience to watch and it is very confusing. There are no animals or...
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    I think you can! Has anyone else truly fallen in love online?
    redlissa redlissa 36-40, F 17 Responses Oct 16

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    These are the top 10 things you need to know about me when reading my profile. 1. I will talk to people my age. 2. I will help anyone with their problems, I think everyone needs...
    cloudycarnage cloudycarnage 13-15, M 2 Responses Oct 9

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    i think i have ADD is it possible that u have ADD and not pay attention or focus on what your saying
    kbforlife kbforlife 13-15, F 5 days ago

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    I went to a job interview today. That was a highly social job, where you have to interact with people and do similar stuff. I really wanted it and felt motivated to do it; because...
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    All of you have a wonderful day don't let no one bring you down and make memories with the one you love (:
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    I hope you have an amazing day, an amazing year, an amazing life, filled with loved ones and cherished memories.
    HandsomePrince1 HandsomePrince1 16-17, M Oct 19

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    I was really depressed last November to the point that I didn’t believe I was depressed and told my 2 best friends I was bipolar when I wasn’t. I also told one of them I was...
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    I been having past memories that's effecting me. I try my best to forget them. and i try to be more positive as much as i can. but it seems i keep geting night mares about my past...
    cakess cakess 22-25, F 5 days ago

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    I have not just a good friend, but an amazing friend. We have gone through everything together this past year. I'm just really scared that I'm gonna lose him when he goes to basic...
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    I was born with really bad eye sight with my left being twice as weak as my right and my left being over -9. I also have astigmatism. And to top it off my left eye is also...
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    I need some advice and fast I can't go on like this. Ok so my step dad has never been my favourite person him and my mom started going out when I was 6 so 7 years ago and they have...
    MEGH0119 MEGH0119 13-15, F Oct 10

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    If your going to be bad you will be punished !!!
    mbac mbac 41-45, M 2 Responses Oct 16

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    We met on her 2 years ago during the summer. I was new to the site so, even being behind a computer screen, i was still shy. She talked to me and soon we became friends. Talked...
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    It's true nothing prepares you. Nothing protects you! Bad things can happen as a result of good things. It's perception.
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    VanishedDea VanishedDea 18-21, F Oct 5

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    Yes, she is really an amazing friend . What is better than a good friend?! who cares about you and who talks with all heart to you . I'm not alone when she is here . I hope to see...
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    My EP best friend is awesome! I've only known him for a few weeks now but I just feel blessed to have someone to talk to sometimes. I had an awesome friend online and on June 16...
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    Case closed- from Teenager with a bad reputation.
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    Yep i do. N Shes Bestfakefriends. Text her or ping her up. I mean shes nuts, idiot, maybe a lil crazy or out of her mind. But hey shes my bestie n if anyone tried to do any...
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