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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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    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 think you can! Has anyone else truly fallen in love online?
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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...
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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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    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 6 days ago

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    cakess cakess 22-25, F 3 hrs ago

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    If your going to be bad you will be punished !!!
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    i wake up some days , not knowing what to do... what to keep going for .. it all come back to me a feeling of loosing everything .. that feeling i had.. were i did not want to...
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    Hangin' with the pooch with a cup of tea☕enjoying a good doc. Current state: relaxed☺
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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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