I Want To Find A Reason To Live

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    I find it hard to put this into words but since I started this group maybe I should try.A reason to live in this context has to be something I find from inside myself. When people say 'What about me?' 'What about your wife?'  'What about you kids and or grandkids?' 'What about...
    mailmanshadow mailmanshadow
    56-60, M
    5 Responses Apr 8, 2011

    Thought For Others

    I am sick and tired of life .I wish I could stop the earth and step off as I cannot handle the way people behave .Kids have no longer got any respect for their elders and feel that life owes them a living .The elderly are no better as they seem to think that they have been here...
    beastman111 beastman111
    46-50, M
    2 Responses Dec 4, 2011

    My 生きがい (Reason For Living)

    Living the life that I do, I don’t have much to be appreciative for and so I do not have much that I want to preserve and live for in order to preserve it. I am no longer of any religious affiliation, for I have doubt in my heart of the testimonies most people adhere to which...
    FainofHearts FainofHearts
    26-30, M
    3 Responses Nov 7, 2013

    Sometimes I Can Think Of One Or Two...

    But in the end, they get ruined and I decide that's not really a reason at all worth living. And I can't really talk to anybody about it because it sounds pretty bad to say to people that I don't have a reason worth living and the people I'm saying it to happen to be people who...
    deadmoon deadmoon
    22-25, F
    3 Responses Apr 8, 2011

    The only reason I have to live is to make sure

    my mom doesn't grow lonely as she grows old. I would like to have faith in a god, but I see no significant evidence that one exists. The only "evidence" anyone has is from fairy tales written thousands of years ago.
    cmanmn cmanmn
    26-30, M
    Dec 29, 2013
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