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I Want a Reason to Live

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    More Than One?

    I have one reason to live, and that is my son. I figure he will be moving on with his live when he turn 18 in a few years, and will hopefully go on to college and a better life than whet I have been able to provide him. Once that happens, my reason to live will have moved away. I...
    Snickers1960 Snickers1960 51-55 1 Response Jun 21, 2012

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    I Know This Is Grim

    But I'd like a reason to live that isn't just that death scares the hell out of me.
    uniqueness101 uniqueness101 18-21, F Oct 3, 2013

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    Reason

    Due to a switch in my medication , my antidepressant no longer seems to be working.I had 2 reasons to live 1 is to take care of my mother till she dies.She is getting Alzheimers and might not even realize I am gone, espically since she has forgotten my birthday the last 2 years...
    mailmanshadow mailmanshadow 51-55, M 8 Responses Apr 25, 2012

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    Rant

    i need something more. some sort of reason to really live...instead of just waiting to die. im told that im a negative person but maybe its not really that im negative. maybe its just that i recognize that my only reason to live has died and gone. idk maybe we only get one reason...
    thereaperfollows thereaperfollows 22-25 Aug 7, 2010

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    Reason to live How can you live

    when you do not want to live? How can you fight when you do not want to live? For years I have been pretending to live. For the last 20 years. Earlier I had the reasoning, the logic, at least to live. But since the last ten years I do not even have the rationale to live, no...
    aproudwoman aproudwoman 41-45, F 1 Response May 24

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    I Want a Reason to Live...

    I want a Reason to live, a reason to get up in the morning, a reason to look forward to. I just want one reason, that is all I need, if it is a strong enough reason, than it will keep me going for many many days. I just hope that I can find that reason soon! I think we all need a...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses May 18, 2009

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    Ok so I hear "I want to live forever" then I hear "I want to learn how to fly, (HIGH) lol Am I alone in this?
    claireoblast claireoblast 31-35, F Jul 14

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    Sometimes I wonder why am I alive, what is my purpose in life to be here, why did god choose to create me. I hate my life, I hate everything about it. Nothing good ever happen to...
    emmiecarmi emmiecarmi 26-30, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I want to live In gta 5 online my character is rich and stuff it would be cool
    cordellharmon cordellharmon 13-15, M Jul 1

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    After watching the tv show. Yes I want to live in a treehouse
    001goodguy65 001goodguy65 46-50, M 4 days ago

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    michigan11 michigan11 22-25, M 4 days ago

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    I'm not sure whether I want to live it or not but I am interested in discussing the possibility or anything at all with a couple :)
    lonelygal lonelygal 26-30, F 2 days ago

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    I live to rodeo, barrel race, run, work out, train horses, rope cows, party, box, play soccer, volley ball, and team rope!! And I believe that no matter what you can always do wHat...
    Mouth1from1the1south Mouth1from1the1south 18-21, F 1 Response 5 hrs ago

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    You must have courage to change if you want to grow.
    Bird488 Bird488 26-30, F 3 Responses 1 hr ago

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    SoapBoxKid SoapBoxKid 26-30 2 Responses Jul 10

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    lonewolf8422 lonewolf8422 26-30, M Jul 9

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    I am currently in a long-term relationship, and it's my partner, his best friend and me. While we all get a long, I don't know how much longer I can live with them both. Before we...
    honeyblossom23 honeyblossom23 22-25, F Jul 11

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    ajrestless ajrestless 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 18

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    I hate Saudi Arabia. I lived in USA for almost 3 years and it was awesome. My parents are old and they love me and relay on me so much. I don't want to break their hearts. I know...
    kba85 kba85 26-30, M 1 Response Jul 19

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    I cannot live my life being dragged down by how other people think and try to influence me, I have to live my life for my own happiness and of those I love
    lesbianjen lesbianjen 18-21, F Jul 1

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    There are just to many things to do in this world. I want to be able to have all the good experiences this world has to offer. I want to be able to see what the future is like 200...
    adviis adviis 18-21, M Jul 14

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    not that I don't love my country. I just wanted to know how it feels to live in different environment, different culture and all. Right now i'm in my senior year and I want to...
    gytriajeng gytriajeng 16-17, F 5 days ago

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    Starting today, I have made some personal inner changes. I have always been a pretty positive person, especially for those around me. But what I have been failing to do, is be...
    Anxiousgirl13 Anxiousgirl13 18-21 Jul 1

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    Oh, how much fun it would be to live the life of a person in a fantasy world. One from my stories. Or one from a story that I came across. I would not mind. Although it would be...
    abbreviation abbreviation 16-17, F Jul 1

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    I don't want live in this planet. I hate it. If possible, can I go to saturn?😄😄😄
    Alyzza123 Alyzza123 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 1

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    Everyday I think about giving in more and more. Things seem to get worse daily around the world. The environment is falling apart, and I don't know if there will be a wilderness...
    Rastaman764 Rastaman764 16-17 1 Response Jul 17

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    I live beside a really big barn in the country side and one day I want to turn it into a huge cool converted farm house ,I think it's a pretty cool idea . Only problem is ,so does...
    Life8227 Life8227 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 19

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    JennaR JennaR 46-50, F 4 Responses Jun 28

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    If anyone is familiar with Sword Art Online, thats the type of fantasy world I would like to live in (minus the being-trapped-and-dying aspect haha)
    nmoto nmoto 18-21, M 1 Response Jul 1

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    L2BANBM L2BANBM 46-50, M 2 Responses Jul 2

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    Someone told me to live with a nevertheless attitude so I have!
    ethank3124 ethank3124 18-21, M Jul 3

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    Someone told me to live with a nevertheless attitude so I have!
    ethank3124 ethank3124 18-21, M Jul 3

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    I'm Taiwanese, finish university in japan.working in Australia now .maybe move to North Europe next year.any suggestion? Easy to live there ? Highly appreciate to ur answer :)
    allnotmine allnotmine 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 3

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    I'm envious of people who live in Europe. Modern life amongst some of the most ancient buildings and architecture in the world. It's such a juxtaposition but so interesting.
    emelon12 emelon12 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 4

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    I am a hunter, I live in the jungle area. At night you can hear many sounds in the jungle like the frogs singing. In the day you can hear the sound of birds. Sometimes it is too...
    LoverBoyMike LoverBoyMike 18-21, M Jul 9

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    would be the best that could happen to me live and share my life with another CD or TG OTV
    kamilatv kamilatv 46-50, M 5 Responses Jul 9

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    Some people think life is a joke they hurt people , they do stupid things ruin there lives . god only gave us one life! Make it count !
    Junebug33 Junebug33 22-25, M Jul 17

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    Mirza4 Mirza4 18-21, M Jul 19

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    I live on a Island called Vancouver Island.
    tresholder tresholder 70+, M Jul 19

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    LilLexi16 LilLexi16 16-17, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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