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I Want To Find Peace With My Past, Peace In Being Alone

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    I always feel like i need to get away. By myself. to just think & relax. I wish I had that one unknown spot that no matter what i'm always alone. I never have time to think about what's going on in my life, i never seem to have time to just sit down and cry for awhile. I need...
    1boy1girl2hearts 1boy1girl2hearts 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 1, 2011

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    Finding Peace Day By Day

    I feel like at my age I should have or at least want more from life... I feel like at my age I should be married or in a commited relationship... I feel like at my age I should have a career or be pursuing one... I feel like at my age I should not have made the mistakes I have...
    RockinRoxanneRussianRoulette RockinRoxanneRussianRoulette 31-35, F 2 Responses Feb 11, 2011

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    Peace

    I have enough peace with my past as I am going to get. As for the other I know we humans are social creatures and need each other, but maybe I am strong enough to find peace anyway.  
    Arorin Arorin 22-25, M Feb 15, 2011

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