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I Value Passive Strength

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    I am not especially impressed by physical prowess nor a loud, arrogant attitude.  There are folks who seem to think that if they shout loud enough that they will get what they want.  Or if they are physically threatening that this will somehow prevail in a situation. Well of...
    womaninbliss womaninbliss 51-55, F Feb 6, 2011

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    And The Meek Shall Inherit The Earth...

    Meekness is defined as:  mild, resigned, long-suffering, submissive and gentle.  It is synonymous with forbearing, yielding, soft, unassuming, and calm.  Our country values strength.  Physical strength is coveted and prized.  Yet, there is...
    Skiilah Skiilah 51-55, F 1 Response Nov 9, 2009

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    Sixty One.

    T  he great nation is the one below all others, which pools the world's influences in union, As a Feminine partner The feminine partner always overcomes the masculine, not by standing up, but by lying down Thus a great nation places itself below a small nation And even a...
    Honir Honir 26-30, M 1 Response Apr 28, 2009

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    miimii0069 miimii0069 26-30, F 2 Responses 6 hrs ago

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    Not negative ones. I want to make a list of things I value. In no particular order; Innocence, love, giving, devotion, grace, compassion, admiration, faith, beauty, intimacy...
    ItisonlyI ItisonlyI 26-30, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    There can be no friendship without confidence, and no confidence without integrity :)
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    Most people that have been through things and know pain want to show love, compassion more and are much less selfish. They are more seasoned when hard times come up. A person once...
    FrankK70 FrankK70 41-45, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I don't understand that girls who wear really skimpy clothes or change clothes in front of their friends. It puts pressure on other girls to look like them and ends with everyone...
    PampassClasse PampassClasse 13-15, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    000Camilla 000Camilla 31-35, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I'm not a grammar Nazi; I just feel that it's inconsiderate to make your reader work hard to understand you just because you're too lazy to write well. 
    firmhand1964 firmhand1964 46-50, M 4 days ago

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    Proper use of the language represents a proper way of thinking, I believe it is priceless; however, if you try to use the language flawlessly you'll have to check it twice. The...
    TheForgottenBloke TheForgottenBloke 18-21, M 6 days ago

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    I love my boyfriend. I really do. But sometimes he's impossible to deal with. I'm not allowed to lose my temper with him, because he has some thing were he distances himself from...
    lurkingscorpio lurkingscorpio 18-21, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    TenACIOUS :-) .
    cashetty69 cashetty69 51-55, M 1 Response a week ago

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    If I can't connect with you it's going to be very hard for me to want to be around you. It's hard only being half of yourself around others instead of being full by yourself. I...
    groovyhugsbunny groovyhugsbunny 18-21, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    I believe that hate, anger, resentment for past wrongs is an energy held between two people. Buda said that its like holding hot coals in your hand. Even if the other person doesn...
    LILDannaLee LILDannaLee 51-55 3 Responses a week ago

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    In the current economic climate, a growing number of people are deciding to not bother with owning a car. There is a lot to be said for the benefits of public transport in and...
    carhire8541 carhire8541 26-30 a week ago

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    I can only think poorly of the prospect of lessening the detachment employed in most situations, a lunar eclipse of the mind is one reason.
    Annodumbaknee Annodumbaknee 36-40, M a week ago

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    Ah, haven't been on here for quite a while. I've almost forgotten about the lovely people and the beautiful thoughts they write on here that I used to read often on a daily. I...
    misyblue misyblue 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 20

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    My book should come today its called TOXIC MEN well I'm married to one so I may as well read the book before I get the t shirt.
    Bikerbabe52 Bikerbabe52 51-55, F 1 Response Aug 20

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    I don't understand why so many people complain about having a sexless marriage. "Sexless" does not mean "loveless". Lamenting over a loveless marriage is perfectly legitimate but...
    ArtieParty39 ArtieParty39 16-17, M Aug 19

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    000Camilla 000Camilla 31-35, F Aug 18

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    Sound crazy but MLP taught me a lot of how you properly care and treat friends and what to look for. That's something our generation lost when we got absorbed into the digital...
    XxBloodyLullabyxX XxBloodyLullabyxX 22-25, M Aug 17

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    I'm not that much of a private person, but a minimal level of privacy is needed in all reality. I don't mind people knowing me, or even who I am at the deepest level, but there...
    anon8369 anon8369 31-35, M 2 Responses Aug 17

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    I have had my fair share of people on here asking for info that is no business of theirs. Unsolicited photos which will not be reciprocated. Assumptions, abuse, manipulation and...
    Gavriella Gavriella 26-30, F 8 Responses Aug 17

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    I read this in the book 'Living with a PA man'.. it's a real/scarey/enlightening insight into the dynamics of the PA ...now I know it's actually both a relief, as I had no idea...
    Londonylady Londonylady 46-50, F Aug 16

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    000Camilla 000Camilla 31-35, F 1 Response Aug 15

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    Bad grammar makes me [sic].
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Aug 15

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    Omg! I hear you! ...I've posted twice in an hour! I'm new to this forum, but I'm hearing ALL the same life as mine...living with PA synth! He's living in his own made up world...
    Londonylady Londonylady 46-50, F Aug 14

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    000Camilla 000Camilla 31-35, F 1 Response Aug 12

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    000Camilla 000Camilla 31-35, F Aug 11

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    "I think that's when you know you've found someone really special. When you can just shut the **** up for a minute and share a comfortable silence" -Mia Wallas, Pulp Fiction
    AlwaysRestless AlwaysRestless 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 10

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    The more I read,the more I see the mirror image of the glass house I live in. People can look though and see what appears to be there yet no one knows the truth of it all except...
    silentworld22 silentworld22 46-50, F Aug 10

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    The light has finally come on,but so uncertain what to do. My daughter was in a very controlling,emotional,verbal,and physical abusive relationship. Some of the characteristics of...
    silentworld22 silentworld22 46-50, F 2 Responses Aug 10

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    how do you know when you can't take anymore no friends no family yet your reaching out for help hes made sure there's no friends no family want to know me of his anti social...
    Bikerbabe52 Bikerbabe52 51-55, F 2 Responses Aug 9

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    Husband sat across from me I want revenge cmon give me a reason to smile
    Bikerbabe52 Bikerbabe52 51-55, F 1 Response Aug 9

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    000Camilla 000Camilla 31-35, F Aug 8

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    Ugh. I absolutely HATE it when I mess something up like forgetting a parentheses and then I post it and I can't go back and fix it. It annoys the living sh*t out of me!
    imaginaryfriendBFF imaginaryfriendBFF 16-17, F Aug 6

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    Strength does not come from winning. Your struggles develop your strengths. When you go through hardships and decide not to surrender, that is strength. I dont care how many times...
    Brunette4U Brunette4U 31-35, F 1 Response Aug 6

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    Climbing to the top demands strength, whether it is to the top of Mount Everest or to the top of your career.
    Brunette4U Brunette4U 31-35, F Aug 6

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