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I Want a Reason to Live

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    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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    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 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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    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 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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    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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    I don't want to live in a world without my husband. things won't be the same
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    "...we used to live in a house that was perched halfway up the top of a mountain. Behind our house, there sat under a tree an old man. A hermit, a monk. He'd lived under this tree...
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    it's been a long time almost 6 years and I've always loved her no matter what we've had a lot of ups and downs and I just can't resist the feeling of care and love I have for her...
    milind3012 milind3012 18-21, M 4 days ago

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    i just want to die. i just want peace amd happiness again. and after my boyfriend passed i realized theres no way ill find it on this earth. i just want to be with him, in his arms...
    ForeverMyAlwaysREH3 ForeverMyAlwaysREH3 18-21, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    when i say that they think i'm crazy or think i'm a werido yea that's true i'm breathing but not living they can't underestand that by saying i want to live mean i want to have fun...
    Sozdar Sozdar 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    RadioActive1308 RadioActive1308 18-21, M 3 Responses a week ago

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    We all should try to do this regardless of the past and the inner torture we go through for various reasons. A friends family member only has a 23% chance of living and another...
    ForTheFallen ForTheFallen 22-25, M Jun 20

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    I chose to live............
    GirLinterrupteD99 GirLinterrupteD99 31-35, F 3 Responses Jun 18

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    I want to live in a world where death doesent apply and theres no drama
    jeff225 jeff225 16-17, M 4 Responses Jun 17

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    I want to live in the world of Harry Potter. I want to be a wizard dammit.
    SnowHawk88 SnowHawk88 26-30, M 4 Responses Jun 17

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    Life is for the making and you're the ruler of your own destiny. Life is short and I want to enrich mine and transfer all of these dream States to my physical world. I don't want...
    PeterSp8 PeterSp8 41-45, M 1 Response Jun 17

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    The Dalai Lama despite all his commitments, loves to repair watches in his free time. In fact he is the only non-techie person who can repair his Patek Philippe watch. The things...
    soochef soochef 31-35 2 Responses Jun 17

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    I really enjoy the LOTR series so much. I dream about living in Middle earth because it feels so pure with out any modern technology or pollution. It's beautiful really. I want to...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jun 17

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    How is the question ? When there is so Many difficult things going on in your life. How Can you live life to the fullest Then ? 🍁🍁🍁
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    I watched ton of movies and shows when I was younger, and I remember how much I wanted to live a life filled with fantasy and magic. Sometimes I'd even role play with my friends...
    MellowCube MellowCube 16-17, F 2 Responses Jun 16

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    I drink do drugs and party constantly. I do stupid ****, get arrested, get hurt, and generally have a complete disregard for my own well being. a lot of people think I'm stupid...
    keiracaine keiracaine 26-30, T 1 Response Jun 16

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    i am in love with someone from last 5 years. i am suffering from strong sadness from last 5 years. because of falling in love i have become so different from other people. i feel...
    sukhrajhappy sukhrajhappy 22-25, M Jun 16

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    People say 'no' to the most stupidest things.. P1: want my last bacon? P2: No P1: Why? P2: Coz.. You touched it (; ̄ェ ̄)
    DoorMattress DoorMattress 13-15, M Jun 16

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    I feel like this effort will be diminished if my body is going to slow me down. I've always been active & have never struggled with my weight, so "exercising" just seemed dumb to...
    saundra04 saundra04 26-30, F 2 Responses Jun 16

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    i m open minded and want to have my friends openminded too, those with broad thinking
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jun 16

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    I wish I never lived because my sister loves me and she's leaving because of me I always annoy her if I went like this I would be just like I am but I'm not please kill me now
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jun 15

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    Being from a major metropolitan center, I've always had access to every kind of person imaginable.. Wether having late night conversations with my tranny friends about drug use, or...
    Hummingbird0 Hummingbird0 31-35, M Jun 15

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