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I Want a Reason to Live

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    There is no one i love,

    no one who really seems to love me. Love is the main reason people want to live, but what do you do when you have no love? I can't think of any reasons to live, the only thing keeping me alive is that im a coward.
    junosa junosa 13-15, F Aug 2

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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 22-25, F Oct 3, 2013

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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 46-50, F 1 Response May 24, 2014

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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 Jun 21, 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

    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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    there is only one person

    that keeps me alive at the moment but im afraid of losing her...
    SmoothSuicide SmoothSuicide 22-25, M Aug 18, 2014

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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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    The first and the last time of everything seems to be so special for the people. Extra attention will be paid and extra pleasure will be given. However all the times that comes...
    Zafrony Zafrony 26-30, F 5 hrs ago

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    My whole life I've always looked back instead of forward. I can't seem to get over what could have happened.. I'm not that person that can just "let it go" or be the one to say...
    Escapeyourthoughts32 Escapeyourthoughts32 18-21 1 day ago

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    I want a car so I can go wherever I want and tell no one where. I want a job so I can make my own money so I can but whatever I want without asking.I want a girlfriend so I can...
    Thefightingangel Thefightingangel 22-25, M 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    What kind of life do you live? We all have similarities no matter where we are, what culture we are part of. I think it's good to hear & interesting to see what lives so others...
    DearSugar DearSugar 26-30, F 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    Hi, Im 19 years old Croatian guy who has a dream to live in the forest, but going alone is the problem.If there is any one form the balkan or middle part of europe pls contact me...
    ArtMikaCro ArtMikaCro 18-21, M 3 days ago

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    I am wanting to quit the rat race...
    Scotttommo22 Scotttommo22 26-30, M 3 days ago

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    I want to be happy and enjoy the short time I have to spend with the ones I love and doing the things I love. I also want to have as much experience as I can. I have only one life...
    babysaurus babysaurus 16-17, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Life processes may cease to work at anytime. So don't take yourself for granted. Live every moment as you wish. Don't procrastinate any good moments
    IamPUSHPAK IamPUSHPAK 18-21, M 5 days ago

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    I'd love to live in either Spain or Southern USA. I don't know why to be honest. They just appeal to me.
    newcarsmell newcarsmell 16-17, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I really want to be that teenage girl that goes to party's and all that stuff but I'm a good Christian girl and I don't want to change that
    brooklynturner brooklynturner 16-17, F 6 Responses 6 days ago

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    Once, my Fake Mother took me to Las Vegas and we'd gotten into a Big Fight over a Caucasian Carnival Model on the street. I told my Fake Mother, simply, and sadly, that "I'd...
    ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT 26-30, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    Everytime I go somewhere, especially Las Vegas or Atlantic City, I wind up leaving behind myself a trail of personal sadness and despair. I hate to go anywhere with my Fake Mother...
    ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT 26-30, F 1 Response a week ago

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    So, soon I will be leaving for a month into the wilderness. With just a weeks worth of food, a tent & tarp and the usual camping supplies. Hoping this journey will give me the...
    suddensouthmess suddensouthmess 18-21, M 2 Responses Aug 22

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    I want to live in your world :)
    GZPJ GZPJ 13-15, M 3 Responses Aug 22

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    I just don't want it anymore... I don't want to pretend I am a lucky girl anymore. I just can't... Bye.
    GirlyGirl1993 GirlyGirl1993 18-21, T 3 Responses Aug 22

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    I'm lonely I've been use to doing things with people my whole life and now being independent is hard I hardly spend time at home my home doesn't feel cosy a bit like a garage to...
    freefalling123 freefalling123 31-35, F 3 Responses Aug 22

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    I want to live in a fantasy world full magical beings and creatures that accept me for who I am as a person deep down as the only female human who is immortal in a good way craving...
    thefantasygirl101 thefantasygirl101 22-25, F 4 Responses Aug 19

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    I want to settle in a country where the tax makes sense and is not too much of a burden, where the city is not congested and is near green nature. I think of only Australia or New...
    unconsciousdreamer unconsciousdreamer 22-25, F Aug 19

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    I wanna live on an island all by myself... Because i hate you all
    KillaSparks KillaSparks 16-17, F Aug 17

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    I hope that as I make my way through high school and then college after that I will have an interesting life. I don't want to live a boring ho hum life that no one cares about. I...
    olivia81401 olivia81401 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 16

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    As I always say live life like you stole it! It's like owning a really nice car what good is it if you don't drive it? I recently made a big commitment in my life and loving every...
    k5rjtxj k5rjtxj 26-30, M Aug 16

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    i want to live in France. I watched a movie called My Summer in Provence earlier today and i am so in love with everything french!
    zarkovsky zarkovsky 18-21, M Aug 15

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    I want to buy a van and explore the world with my friends. And meet amazing people.
    ragiem ragiem 18-21 1 Response Aug 12

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    I really want to. I see my friends having fun, living their lives with boyfriends and girlfriends and they seem to follow the idea of "life is short to be too serious" and I'm...
    ThatGirl290399 ThatGirl290399 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 12

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    Just agreed to start the process of a divorce. She was throwing up about an hour later and then wanted to talk when I was in our daughters room. Strangely the conversation ended...
    ariesjd ariesjd 41-45, M 2 Responses Aug 12

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    I feel like I'm going to be unable to live life to the fullest, because I'm scared I'll be held back. I'm inspired by the book/film, "Into the Wild", to go out on my own adventure...
    Triforce184 Triforce184 18-21, F 3 Responses Aug 12

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    I feel like tacking someone to Hawaii with me anybody want to come I pay for everything all you haft to do is tell me your name and the state you live in! Good luck!
    DEMIlovato22 DEMIlovato22 22-25, F Aug 11

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    I've been trying to think really hard lately about what life is about. I guess that's kind of a stupid question. I kind of believe that life doesn't have a point, and that's the...
    shryd shryd 18-21, M 3 Responses Aug 11

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    I'm moving away for the better. I love my daughter and myself, and want a new beginning for both of us. I will not settle! Taking care of my daughter is #1 and my happiness is #2...
    Bxbaby1991 Bxbaby1991 22-25 5 Responses Aug 10

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    I don't I live day to day have night terrors bad dreams about past every night but they dont mainly faze me but once in a while my head reminds me and il have night terror that...
    Jbj1 Jbj1 31-35, F Aug 10

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    i choose not to live an average life
    awesomeguy3125 awesomeguy3125 26-30, M Aug 9

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    I live in Chicago, Illinois and I wish I live some place warm but cooler and has a beautiful view of the sky because it's beautiful . I want to share that
    babylovestar15 babylovestar15 18-21, F 3 Responses Aug 9

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    It seems like all people do these day is pass the time, myself included. I hear a lot of negative things about the adult life. My mom and grandma say that they're struggling with...
    moose73630 moose73630 16-17, M Aug 8

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