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I Want The One Thing I Can't Seem To Have

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    I Want...

    YOU...and I cant seem to have you because you wont let me have you. :(
    reset reset 18-21, F May 29, 2011

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    Monopolies Cause This Kind Of Problem...

    To have one person exclusively control anything is very bad... and if that person isn't bad to start with, that kind of power probably will make them bad.
    lesshissMORECAT lesshissMORECAT 31-35 Jun 16, 2011

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    The 1 thing I want that I cannot seem to get is to spend some time pain free.Hours would be nice but even a few minutes would be a miracle.
    mailmanshadow mailmanshadow 51-55, M 1 Response Apr 17, 2011

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    It Can Hurt

    so badly. its like life taunts me with this. i want one single thing in this world more than i can possible say yet it just seems beyond my reach. everyday i ache for it more and more yet its never been mine. my heart doesn't beat without it and yet it seems so close to me. its...
    CaptainJackass CaptainJackass 22-25, M Feb 5, 2011

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