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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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    "Enjoy being you. Be comfortable with who you are and take the time to get to know yourself. One day, everything you surround yourself with will be gone and all that you'll have...
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    Don't let anyone make you feel anything you don't want to feel.
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    I told my older brother i dont think am normal i trust him not to say anything so one weekend i went up to see him after a few drinks i told him i need to see a doctor see if he...
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    Yup Six out of seven Or eleven out of twelve Or 97 out of 100 Why Well Society went crazy Then called me crazy for saying so And put me on bad meds That...
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    To 'Love' yourself, may sound idiotically stuck up and stupid, especially as it reeks with a range of different implications. To love yourself can be ugly when you are treating...
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    I find the happier my days are the harder and lonlier my nights are. The highs are wonderful but the lows are awful. No matter how hard I try I can't even out! I just want to feel...
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    Yes. Just lay back right there. My intentions are good...very, very good. :)
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    This is a true story of what happened to Greg Zaffuto. I have just experienced much the same and do not want this to happen to you, so I am sharing the following. I apologize for...
    Grace2U Grace2U 66-70, F 2 days ago

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    If you think your crazy take acid when you peak have your trip sitter force you to smoke dmt when you breath out have them remind you your looking for an answer then wait when you...
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    Like today. It's like the universe is conspiring against me. So I want to go walking, then it starts to rain. When I come back in it stops. When I plan to go out again, I lose my...
    DiabolusInMusica DiabolusInMusica 31-35, F 3 days ago

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    And I think that this doesn't have to be the case. I think that someone can intentionally or unintentionally show you what they love about you. They can give you an uppiffony and...
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    Only Facebook doesn't have bad days. Avoid Facebook.
    wouldiknow wouldiknow 31-35, M 4 days ago

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    cieloissky cieloissky 16-17, F 4 days ago

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    Your dog is the only creature in this world that loves you just because you exist. He doesn't need you to change, to apologize, to pay him money to be with him, to buy him presents...
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    My oldest used to wear his pants like this..thank God this craze is over around here..so far so good with youngest lol
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    My husband actually has a pretty fair theory of people who always shows the crack of their derriere.. Of course his theory only pertains to the proverbial "Plumbers Crack" and not...
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