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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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    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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    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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    IssiHerondale IssiHerondale 16-17, F Jun 25

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    happyhuman1 happyhuman1 22-25, F Jun 25

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    I want to live In gta 5 online my character is rich and stuff it would be cool
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    001goodguy65 001goodguy65 46-50, M 3 hrs ago

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    Want to Live On a Farm.............
    michigan11 michigan11 22-25, M 1 hr ago

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    I've always thought of just hiking Into the woods and liveing there getting away from the life I'm liveing not happy liveing paycheck to paycheck sitting on my sofa playing video...
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    DrowninginFear DrowninginFear 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 10

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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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    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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    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 6 days ago

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    HANDBOOK Health: 1. Drink plenty of water. 2. Eat breakfast like a king, lunch like a prince and dinner like a beggar. 3. Eat more foods that grow on...
    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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    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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    would be the best that could happen to me live and share my life with another CD or TG OTV
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    I live on a Island called Vancouver Island.
    tresholder tresholder 70+, M 4 days ago

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