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I Want Things That Money Cannot Buy

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 427 People

    Want Someone to Love Me As Myself

    I want to have more time with a significant other.. who will love me for myself.  I want to laugh, cry, and just be with a man who loves me back .  I want to have someone who will enjoy my presence and have time to build wonderful memories together.. like playing...
    Anamcara Anamcara 56-60 Apr 26, 2009

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    I have always thought of it this way.

    People go on about how much they give me, materiel wise, and I appreciate that. But I would be ten times happier living in a cardboard box with my whole family and people who loved me then in a massive great house with all the treasures of the world. That is how I am :)
    23kk23 23kk23 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 3, 2014

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    That Is An Understatement!

    Kids! and a peaceful happy marraige. seems like two of the easist things in the world to achieve but in my life it seems damn near impossible.
    goldie25 goldie25 31-35, F 2 Responses May 4, 2009

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    Not Love

    That's too easy to say.  And believe it or not, some people's love can be bought.  I know two people who have proved this.  It's not as simple as a banking transaction, but money is what made it. Happiness?  I don't know.  You're supposed to be able to...
    failedexperiment failedexperiment 31-35, M 4 Responses Apr 26, 2009

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    The Love

    I am always curious on what will my life turn out to be, if I have all the love in the world. If I do then I want to be the channel of love to people who are overshAdowed and succumb by their loveless and even loneliness.  I will not lie I'm still not contented by the...
    Dumstey Dumstey 18-21, F 3 Responses Mar 31, 2010

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    Love...

     I kind of would like a little intimate love... to see what it feels like...
    BrownEyedMystery BrownEyedMystery 18-21 Apr 27, 2009

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    Believe Me...

    I've tried to buy it. You can't.
    drcynic drcynic 26-30, M May 13, 2009

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    The Best Things In Life Are Free

    Love, peace, joy, happiness, contentment, freedom, liberation---no amount of money could buy those.
    mistyeyedlass mistyeyedlass 18-21, F Apr 27, 2009

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    ~~~~~~~

    Love, respect, gentleness, valued. I want to be loved for me, flaws & all. I don't want to be the person that changes & adapts to what others want me or need me to be. I don't want to sell out. So now I am alone because I stopped doing that.............. Now I realize...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Apr 28, 2009

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    THINGS MONEY CAN'T

    BUY: Manners Morals Respect Character Common Sense Trust Patience Class Integrity Love
    RedThatDescribesMe RedThatDescribesMe 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 19

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    Mere Impossible Things. Money Sure Can't Buy!

    I want to live a thousand years. I want to know secrets, the answers to all questions and a lot more about the universe and stuff. I want to know myself to the bone and make as much of myself as I can. I want the heart of the most impossible person I have ever known and will ever...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Jun 21, 2010

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    Riddle For You

     What human invention has absolutely no value on its own?                                     If you guessed money, you're right! Alone money has no value since you...
    Azoru Azoru 26-30 3 Responses May 4, 2009

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    I Want It All

    I want love, peace, happiness, contentment, joy, adventure, caring, openness, honesty, loyalty and spontanaiety. I want a kiss in the rain, a walk through the clouds, dancing under the moon, with the grass under my feet. I want sunshine, fresh air and clean...
    MizzBlue72 MizzBlue72 36-40, F 8 Responses May 13, 2009

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    I Want To Say ....

      we all know these facts, stories so on and so forth, about our faith or belief or studies or ritualthey are your reality? right .. so do it - live it !!!!!! 100% (our true 100%) no excueses, everyday .... know what our faith of belief is...
    burwi333 burwi333 36-40, M 1 Response Sep 26, 2010

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    These Things Are Priceless...

    TRUE LOVE RESPECT FAITH DEVOTION LOYALTY SOLIDARITY EMOTIONAL FIDELITY BONDING FAMILY   Sorry for the caps, I'm very emphatic this evening.  
    TheRealWoman TheRealWoman 31-35, F 5 Responses May 4, 2009

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    A Million Bucks Can't Buy It

    Someone who will love you unconditionally.  A friend that is there through thick and thin. Happiness and a life filled with laughter. Inner peace and wisdom. Yea its tru that the best things in life are free...............
    Lostsoul22 Lostsoul22 22-25, F 2 Responses Dec 18, 2009

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    Intangibles

    Even though I work in a prison, I find that I sometimes gain insight and wisdom from conversations with my patients.  The other day I was talking to an inmate, and he told me a story.  In the beginning of the great depression a very wealthy man lost his fortune...
    cedricsmom cedricsmom 36-40, F 2 Responses Oct 25, 2009

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    Okay.. I'm A Liar..

    I have things money can't buy...all those important things... what I want is all those things money CAN buy.. not extravagant.. just would like to be able to buy neat things on a whim... not blatant consumerism... but with this economy, my budget has gotten so slim, I have...
    txwoman2 txwoman2 36-40, F Feb 13, 2010

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    Standard Issue

    Like most I want love, true love and understanding.  Someone to be there and share life with.  Something natural and right.  But I wouldn't mind a new car, nice house, and a huge tv. :P
    notwhatyouthought notwhatyouthought 22-25, M 1 Response Apr 28, 2009

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    I'm 21 and a college student. I want to die. I spent so much money that I can't survive the semester. It's ruined my mood because I can't find enough cash to get back what I lost...
    thegreatestidiot thegreatestidiot 18-21, M 4 Responses 4 days ago

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    Accepting something I cannot change is accepting the fact that the person I love, has done things dangerous to his well being and our relationship. I cannot stop it, I cannot...
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    I've crashed two cars in the past month. Paid out so much money. I actually hate my job but cant get another one. Just generally down in the dumps.
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    Sometimes I wonder why everyone else in the world has it easier than me. I've grown up in relatively abject poverty surrounded by great amounts of wealthy people. I've never had...
    thegreatestidiot thegreatestidiot 18-21, M 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    I don't like when people say "money isn't everything". They say it because they've never been without it, but I guess the grass is always greener on the other side.
    MysteriousDragon MysteriousDragon 13-15, F 1 Response Feb 7

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    My boyfriend cheated. We have been together now for 2 years and 2 months, however last year In May, he cheated on me. I was absolutely heartbroken, but this is what happened. So...
    DAHSIENEK DAHSIENEK 22-25, F 5 Responses 2 days ago

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    Yup, that's me. I'm on a road towards accepting events that occurred over the past year. Today, I truly feel like I can smile for real. Feels like God is smiling back at me. I...
    guideme2truth guideme2truth 26-30, F 4 Responses Feb 5

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    Here we sit , in anxious bicker trying to figure out who fibs, who snickers. Here we are in the same old place. As you've ripped me in two nd shown me that place. Where the...
    TruthBTold1980 TruthBTold1980 36-40 1 Response a week ago

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    I love foooood. I cannot change that! I'm just not one of those girls who eat small portions of the healthiest food all the time! But that's okay, because that's what inspired me...
    IwillAlwaysBeMe IwillAlwaysBeMe 18-21, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    ish1234567 ish1234567 22-25, M 8 Responses Feb 4

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    It is hard to accept change, to "let go" because we become attached to these things. We see them as our only source of happiness, or they give us security. Change is chaotic and...
    curiosi curiosi 51-55, F 6 Responses 2 days ago

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    the past is something I can't forget and desperately want to. I feel like my past has caused so many negative feelings and actions in my present life. I'm scared of so many things...
    similarfeelings similarfeelings 18-21, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I met my girlfriend six months ago and asked her out at that she said she has a hard time moving on from her ex and that it has been 2 years since they broke up and she doesn't...
    pranoy1989 pranoy1989 22-25, M 4 Responses 4 days ago

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    Dear monster I shouldn’t be wasting my time to tell you this but I am. I’m not doing it for you, it is for me because I owe it to myself. Three in a half years ago you thought...
    l34rnt0l1ve l34rnt0l1ve 26-30, F 5 Responses Feb 5

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    My husband left me about 6 months ago and we were together for 15 years. I am still heartbroken and I'm scared that I will be alone for ever :( I don't think I'm ready to start...
    Hevvie2015 Hevvie2015 31-35, F 12 Responses Feb 16

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    Today is an emotional roller coaster for me. I know that my marriage is over and my husband has agreed to go but I'm having problems understanding how someone can just give up on...
    Unsatisfiedwoman74 Unsatisfiedwoman74 36-40, F 4 Responses Feb 18

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    I am working very hard on not doing this. I seem to have this problem with getting stuck in the what if's. What if I did this different or what if I had said this, or what if I...
    Welllaugh Welllaugh 36-40, F 4 days ago

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    As hard as I try certain things don't budge. It's like walking into a wall over and over hoping that a doorway will appear. Oh, well. I just have to learn to suck it up and realize...
    Essence972 Essence972 18-21, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    -Understand where people are coming from -Learn from your mistakes -Don't beat yourself up all the time or be too hard on yourself -Be yourself -Don't live in the past -don't...
    torr62 torr62 13-15, F Feb 1

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    Silly girl, Stop staying up every night, hoping he'll text you. Stop checking your phone every minute, expecting a message from him. Not because you've been talking everyday and...
    TheQuietExtrovert TheQuietExtrovert 18-21, F 3 Responses Feb 1

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    I miss you so much hearing you're little foot steps running to me . The sound of you're laugh you taught me so much about life . You will always be my little heart . I miss my...
    dam28 dam28 31-35, M 2 Responses Feb 3

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    Dear Animal, 
I trusted you with my life. When I was down you were a friend, more so like a big brother. When I was doing wrong you were there to tell me quick I need to...
    l34rnt0l1ve l34rnt0l1ve 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 6

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    I hate distance.. When I went to Italy I wish for love and adventure! I was lucky, I got them both during my stay! I fell completely in love with this guys, and he changed...
    tussilagos tussilagos 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 7

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    Ok when I was seven I saw a naked girl for the first time in my life the only sad thing is that it was my cousin (age 7) I was TOTALY astonished on how girls look down their and...
    Camcant Camcant 13-15, M 2 Responses Feb 10

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    How to get over a Person who died, 20 years ago I had a boyfriend who was so great but my past experience scared me so to avoid getting hurt I broke it off then we reconnected...
    mznyc75 mznyc75 36-40, F 3 Responses Feb 15

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