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I Used To Be A Good Man

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    Can't Keep A Good Man Down

    I used to be a good man, now im just a raving bad boy that lives life on the edge, and who doesn't give a hoot about the laws.Hell Yeah
    JimMorrisonRocks JimMorrisonRocks 26-30, M Sep 18, 2012

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    Something Happened

    I used to be a good man.  An upstanding man.  A man with good morals and judgment.  A man some people looked up to for guidance and just to be around because I was never a danger to a good person's way of life. But something happened.  I've had some changes...
    alteredstate alteredstate 22-25, M 59 Responses Oct 8, 2009

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    Re I Used To Be A Good Man

    If your problem is one of substance abuse i feel deeply for you, in my experience in life and one of being closely connected to people who have fallen into the depths of the abyss. On a few occasions i have helped people who gone a stray, the road you face is one of punishment...
    sexywetlips sexywetlips 26-30, F Oct 23, 2009

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    Yeah, Me Too..

     it's a slippery slope.. but who knew. 
    penguinswon penguinswon 51-55 4 Responses Oct 8, 2009

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    Use To

    I use to be a good man. Not a great man but much better than the man I have become. My life got out of control and I can't seem to get back on track. I'm afraid of where I'll end up.
    katysboy katysboy 56-60, M Mar 31, 2011

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    I have never felt worse about myself, so I came on here. I just want someone to hear me. Anyway, this is what happened. I am a tall, awkward shy girl. I am very nice and loving. I...
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    I've been hurt and used so many times I now sort of expect for people to do it again. I'm in a relationship with someone that was/is my best friend. I'm so afraid that he is going...
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    Whenever a guy used good grammar and punctuation, it's literally a turn on for me.
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    For years people kept telling me that " you're a good man" and things like that.. Well guess what, good men get dumped.. I dont hate it but i do hate it.. Once a woman tells you...
    9thguy 9thguy 26-30, M 3 Responses Jul 7

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    I believe he is a good man facing great opposition. http://www.addictinginfo.org/2013/05/12/100-different-ways-president-obama-vs-president-bush/
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    With all the truama I've been through and all the mistakes I've become very angry and irritable and impulsive. I'm not sweet and caring like I used to be and I was so open and not...
    followthem00n followthem00n 18-21, F 2 Responses 12 hrs ago

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    My husband has been diagnosed with PTSD (twice, the first time he refused to believe it). He is a very intelligent, very emotional and creative man. A good father and, at heart...
    madam99 madam99 36-40, F 17 hrs ago

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    From a young age, I've always thought of anyone who listens to me as friends. I was a really lonely child, and up until about my teens, I was a very unpopular, shy, and ugly child...
    MichelleReed MichelleReed 18-21, F 7 hrs ago

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    DisneyGirl390 DisneyGirl390 13-15, F 4 Responses 21 hrs ago

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    These seem to be mostly negative... But my experience is positive. My life isn't perfect but for the past 5 years I've been working on self improvement and I see a change. I'm open...
    FrozenIceAndSnow FrozenIceAndSnow 18-21, M 3 Responses 14 hrs ago

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    picklebobble picklebobble 46-50, M 1 Response 6 hrs ago

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    I got cancer when I was in 5th grade I'm starting 9th now and all of my "friends" treat me like the sick kid I used to be and pretty much just ignore me
    flisher1027 flisher1027 13-15, M 2 Responses 5 hrs ago

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    My eid experience. Me and my sister and their friends planned to eat at each other house. It was great except for the people. There was people who stood right in our room judging...
    ohida ohida 16-17, F 11 hrs ago

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    I wasn't alone. I was just fighting depression. This girl, lets call her "Y" told me that cutting was the key to everything. I was confused because she used to be my bes friend...
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    SabrinaB27 SabrinaB27 18-21, F Jul 2

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