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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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    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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    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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    From the book 'Living with the Passive Aggressive Man': The truth is that the passive-aggressive man does not ride an emotional seesaw (although he may put you on one)... So true...
    squirrelbounce squirrelbounce 41-45, F 1 Response Nov 15

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    Forgiveness for a man I thought to be evil has been an amazing learning experience. Although its not complete, I have found it gives me control over the pain I once felt. I have...
    EverlyAnn EverlyAnn 31-35, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I loathe that some women are so petty and passive aggressive. Speak up or save the attitude. But that's too logical for you.
    Rosebox Rosebox 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 12

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    I am not overly passive aggressive, but I do have its' tendencies. Regardless, I was contemplating today on my past and remembering all the withered friendships. Today, I thought...
    leesalee1290 leesalee1290 22-25, M Nov 16

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    To give up our ego and surrendering all of our expectation, I believe, forgiveness is the hardest things to do, which is why doing it is a strength to do. By forgiving we are one...
    DelonWulf DelonWulf 18-21, M 2 Responses Oct 28

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    I value friendships. It's a bond between two people who just click. I want. A friend. A friend that'll be there for me. Engage in the relationship. Do not become a figure of my...
    vanessamoomoo vanessamoomoo 22-25, F Oct 27

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    What an interesting post. Who doesn't value their privacy. What I find interesting, is how privacy or the concept of privacy and I won't use the terminology, vital space for it 's...
    Arkhana Arkhana 31-35, M 1 Response Nov 1

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    My sense of worth is reaffirmed in my relationship with God; I realise that He (who is the greatest) values me highly, so how much less should I care when another frail, weak...
    NorseChief NorseChief 26-30, M 1 Response Nov 2

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    I value being a good friend but I parted ways with someone as he made comments like why are you online so late at night and the like.I often come online after I finish my work at...
    restored87 restored87 46-50, F 7 Responses Nov 6

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    There is literally no privacy anywhere anymore. Anything that you post on the internet can get out, even if it is in private messages or the messages on your phone's images. There...
    rayneboez rayneboez 13-15, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I have the strength to forgive people, but their are only some I would never ever forgive. Some people don't deserve it.
    sugarcakes143 sugarcakes143 18-21, F 4 Responses Oct 28

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    "When you're dreaming with a broken heart The waking up is the hardest part You roll outta bed and down on your knees And for a moment you can hardly breathe Wondering, "Was she...
    htheart htheart 36-40, F 1 Response Oct 30

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    Please, I'm on my knees at your feet Father please make me understand why Father please give me the strength to go on Father please make me the instrument of your will Father...
    blommetjies blommetjies 31-35, F 5 days ago

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    It's been a dreary past couple of days. The nights have been filled with tests, mascara stains on my pillows, and stuffy noses. The days have been filled with blank faces wandering...
    PrincessKayleigh PrincessKayleigh 16-17, F 4 days ago

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    I guess I do. I always knew I was strong, but I never knew the extent of it until recently. I got a message from someone today, in my inbox. I could see that I had spoken to...
    Babydoll42 Babydoll42 41-45, F 11 Responses 3 days ago

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    You know solar ovens, lots of them have reflective flaps that go out from the main "oven" box, well, I have a big patio door on the side of our bedroom that gets sun in the morning...
    SOOOLaTiDo SOOOLaTiDo 61-65, F Oct 30

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    Whoever said life with one of these creatures is 'soul-sucking' knew what they were talking about. When one's soul has been sucked out, one Surely has nothing left in them to make...
    MamaAbby MamaAbby 56-60, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    I'd rather you hurt me now with the truth than lie to me to make me feel better.
    MissSagittarius MissSagittarius 22-25, F 4 Responses Oct 27

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    My Last Words January 16, 2011 at 11:30am Neighbours combine efforts to aid cancer-stricken farmer By: Staff Writer Posted: 10/27/2007 5:00 AM | Comments: 0 'You hear so many...
    Kattz7 Kattz7 51-55, F 1 Response Oct 27

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    I wish I could've been a better support base. You know my very personal past and present. You were my rock even when your world was crumbling. I'm sorry I couldn't save you. I'm...
    kaixin97 kaixin97 16-17, F Oct 28

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    He will be back. :) Always ...
    Summerandroses Summerandroses 22-25, F Oct 29

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    I started ep hating people that are in relationships.... Now my 2 best friends are people in them :)
    bluegirlie98 bluegirlie98 16-17, F 2 Responses Oct 29

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    I wanna be your favorite hello and your hardest goodbyeee 😘😘😘
    Alex92zander Alex92zander 22-25, M 2 Responses Oct 31

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    I'm a very private person. I don't like to let others all the way in. I keep many secrets & pray they never ever get out.
    iswhatitissometimes iswhatitissometimes 36-40, F 3 Responses Oct 31

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    Honestly don't you like privacy at times changing,SLEEPING,etc. people just need to know how to leave me alone at times..
    Jakecxx Jakecxx 13-15, M 1 Response Nov 2

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    I love happy people !!! !!! Sure their happiness can be annoying at times... But I like being around happy people :) I never used to :/
    bluegirlie98 bluegirlie98 16-17, F 2 Responses Nov 2

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    I'm never sure if I actually have free time, or if I'm just forgetting everything that I have to do.....
    expressomarkie expressomarkie 46-50, M 1 Response Nov 6

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    This last year has taught me so much about myself and others. I have felt so blessed by the people who have come into my life over the past several months. I have some amazing...
    00flyaway 00flyaway 41-45, F 3 Responses Nov 6

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    I am always impressed when little boys show good manners when they come to visit. Today, my boy's classmate Joshua came over. As he sat down for lunch, he actually bothered to say...
    novembermountain novembermountain 41-45, F 2 Responses Nov 7

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    Somebody talk to me please
    bluegirlie98 bluegirlie98 16-17, F 4 Responses Nov 7

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    real eyez realize real lies
    loyalty211 loyalty211 26-30, M 1 Response Nov 8

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    It's sad to say, but I believe good, loyal, trustworthy, and honest friends with character and integrity are hard to find these days. This opinion is solely based on my own life...
    thx10050 thx10050 31-35, M 1 Response Nov 9

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    I need silence to think clearly. Obviously not literal silence, just no distracting noises. It's irritating having to wait until it's quiet before I can sort through my thoughts...
    Friability Friability 18-21 Nov 12

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    I truly want to kill my teacher he is harassing me 🔪
    savi36 savi36 22-25, F 5 Responses Nov 12

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    Have stayed on earth for some.
    OddlyScintilating OddlyScintilating 46-50, M Nov 12

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    I have no problem hanging with people of different beliefs , just as long as you don't try to flip every conversation into a religious one lol
    Fallenprinceofthedarkside Fallenprinceofthedarkside 18-21, M Nov 13

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    I have done so many things that where incredible And almost humanly impossible. But I don't brag about them, randomly to a stranger, or small talk at a barber shop or gas station...
    Sheismybestfriend Sheismybestfriend 31-35, M 1 Response Nov 14

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    yea I do ! especially my room . honestly I can't stand guests just barging into my room and I can't do anything about that. my mom gives them full freedom do roam the house, and...
    tensai420 tensai420 22-25, F Nov 14

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    ...................trying really hard,,,,,
    fikrisharif fikrisharif 41-45, M Nov 14

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    When found. Since its more rara than jerks say.
    OddlyScintilating OddlyScintilating 46-50, M Nov 15

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    I´d never sacrifice three things...my family, my heart and my dignity.
    Brunette4U Brunette4U 31-35, F 2 Responses Nov 16

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    I'm an Renaissance Man who deeply enjoys music, writing, and reading. Nothing satisfies me more than having a few quiet moments to listen to a beautiful song, write a verse of...
    KDartanyan78 KDartanyan78 36-40, M 1 Response Nov 18

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    People make so much noise. lol I like people in general best like this. Without the mask, just the part that matters. The part I want to know. I crave the physical like anyone else...
    niklb niklb 41-45, F