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I Want to Hope For a Life That Includes Who I Really Am

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    I'm Becoming Who I Want to Be, But I'm Not Quite There Yet.

    A while back (yeah, it was really only a couple of weeks ago), I think I had an epiphany. The family got together, and I was always the outcast. The one who just sat there with no one to talk to. My whole life I've been the girl who wasn't good enough; the girl who had few...
    allyrs allyrs 22-25, F 3 Responses Dec 29, 2008

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    And Who Am I, Really

    How do I know who I really am? Is it who I really want to be? is it who others think I am? Is it who I think I am? I think no-one knows who they really are. But I hope for a life that includes me in it.
    LordVoldemort LordVoldemort 36-40, F 3 Responses Mar 29, 2009

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    Faking It

    I had to really look at myself in the mirror and ask myself...who the heck am I?  Yes I am a mother, a wife, and a co worker at my job, but what truly makes up me.  I get so lost in the daily activities of everyone else that I have to wonder who the heck am I...
    tatteredwings tatteredwings 36-40 1 Response May 10, 2009

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    I Will Be Me No Matter What Life I End Up With

    There is something about HOPE that doesn't fit in with the life I'm living right now. There isn't anything to look forward to and I am always me. What faces me is divorce and certain other unpleasant factors. Still I will be me. Everything used to be so bright and there was much...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Nov 24, 2011

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    I Have Arrived

    I am living that life right now. I llldress and live as a female 24 / 7.i have been living that way for the last 5 years. befor that i wasa part time cd. but after i remarried in2005 i was encouragedby my wife to go fulltime as  a female .you would not believe thefreedom that...
    aniowagirl aniowagirl 66-70, F 2 Responses Jun 2, 2011

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    Who I Am

         Its hard to for me to assecpt me for who I am. I have alwasy wanted to be a normale  person. Being able to do what ever that I have always wanted to do. A life with out doctors. But I have learnd to like me the wat that I am. That I can't change my...
    acjf acjf 22-25, F Sep 6, 2010

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    Want To Hope For?

    Sometimes I do want to hope for if possible given everything goes perfect live a life that includes who i really am.. If only I really knew who I really am. And I don't know why I think like that, really! I really don't like being unsure about everything. I don't have time for...
    FreeFallWall FreeFallWall 22-25, M Jan 3, 2013

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    Here is something that I have found that has really helped me, Pushing myself everyday to think about where my actions will be taking me and what is going to help to achieve my...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Sep 22

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    Do you ever think about life and how one day it's gonna end for you so nothing really matters in the end that mattered to you then 😪
    SassyTheBro SassyTheBro 13-15, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    How do you forget someone that you love very much. Someone that stole my heart. But he left without telling me where to get it back. Someone I wish to meet someday but to find...
    xxxfakerhaterxxx xxxfakerhaterxxx 13-15, M Oct 1

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    After our house burned down in Wisconsin a few months ago, my husband and I packed our four young kids and all our belongings into a gold minivan and drove to my sister-in-law’s...
    answermyprayers answermyprayers 26-30, F 1 Response Oct 1

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    Hi my name is Chloe I am 12. I am straight and live in averly Essex London. I am looking for a boyfriend who will love care and listen to me. If u r interested please reply to this...
    Chloe26162 Chloe26162 13-15, F 1 day ago

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    My mom was there for me ever since I lived to be fourteen years old and she has given up and I have been in foster care for a year and a half but I want to forgive her because she...
    hollymeyer00 hollymeyer00 13-15, F 1 Response Oct 13

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    October 21st 2014 Do you ever just sit down and think. Do you ever just sit down and think how pathetic yet how beautiful life can be?. Do you ever think what is the reason behind...
    UN3P0KEN UN3P0KEN 16-17, F 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    I am a doctor and single at present,I need a man who can love me back.I also uploaded my hot photos on www.hotcougarsdating.com under the name of Kirbykat..It's the largest and...
    MaggieJohn MaggieJohn 26-30, M 22 hrs ago

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    Hi, everyone says that smoking pot will make have bad grades and be unsuccessful in life, but for me it's done the exact opposite. I'd like to here what you guys have to say
    bmxskater28 bmxskater28 13-15, M 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    Pursuit for happiness... I was born in Yugoslavia, communist country which doesn't exist anymore. Went trough war while I was teenager, and lost my dad which committed suicide...
    Zpirit1978 Zpirit1978 36-40, M 1 Response Sep 29

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    If you take the time to notice, my experiences and questions are created in the hope that you will question all that you've been taught to believe. Sometimes I joke, but...
    QuiriousMe QuiriousMe 41-45, F 5 Responses 6 days ago

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    you know why I don't like reading so much and this reading culture? First I think the writer is not smarter than me, I don't have to be told what to do to start thinking or doing...
    DiegoSMarinho DiegoSMarinho 16-17, M 2 Responses Sep 22

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    Life isn’t fair, but it’s still good. When in doubt, just take the next small step. Life is too short – enjoy it. Your job won’t take care of you when you are sick. Your...
    fiestychica fiestychica 22-25, F 3 Responses Sep 25

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    I am someone who likes to go deep into things that matter to me. It was education (it never ends) first, then it was sports, then there was philosophy, then there was work, then...
    Unlearn Unlearn 31-35, M 1 Response Oct 11

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    I moved from a beautiful, yet emotionally toxic, hometown to a loud, busy, not pretty big city. I've been here 15 years. While I'm glad I'm here and not in my hometown, I feel like...
    noplacetobreathe noplacetobreathe 36-40, F 3 Responses Oct 10

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    Life is a blink of an eye where as far as our memories can go is the last thing we have.Time is relative,we keep what really matters to us so it is important to make the now counts...
    4biandu 4biandu 26-30, F 2 Responses Sep 28

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    My girlfriend is very very supportive of my hope and dreams and I couldn't ask for a better one. I think I'm turning her into a lesbian :3
    locoladel locoladel 16-17, T Oct 3

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    Looking for cool people around 16-20 to chill and chat with hopefully who like reading scary stories and watching interesting TV shows.
    v1ol3ntjokz v1ol3ntjokz 22-25, M Oct 8

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    Yes, I don't want tons of friends but I want few friends that really care for me, loyal and real friends.
    someoneyoulove143 someoneyoulove143 31-35, F 1 Response Oct 3

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    I'm not great at thinking up conversation topics and things to talk about so what I want really is someone who is a lot better at this than me to talk to
    ThatAwkwardOne ThatAwkwardOne 16-17, M a week ago

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    I want to tell you but you're too fragile. You act like it's the end of the world, and I'm left feeling bad. So instead, I lean on the internet. People who have never met me know...
    jennamarie210 jennamarie210 13-15, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    For nearly 27 years Ive worked for the same company and have worked long hours (55+ hrs weeks) and often 6 days a week. I love what I do and am very well paid for my work...
    lonelyguy375 lonelyguy375 46-50, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I have realized now that I spend way too much time thinking. I'm always worrying about something, no matter how chill might seem on the outside. I really want to enjoy my life more...
    alhsya02 alhsya02 22-25, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I have been living in fear a large majority of my life.. keeping myself from dancing at parties, weddings, keeping me quiet in a room of talkative friends, keeping me in the house...
    BIackyChan BIackyChan 22-25, M 3 Responses Sep 21

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    I just wanted to do every thing i love to do. Be happy with my family and travel to see the world. Be with someone i love and who loves me;)
    bing26 bing26 26-30, F Sep 30

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    One of the best tools I've found is not giving towards relationships with people who don't give energy back. Save it for people who appreciate you and know you are worth it!
    danc3rz danc3rz 31-35, F 2 Responses Oct 12

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    Happiness can be learned, but finding meaning and a purpose in life is what leads to it. Not the other way around. The happiest people appreciate and realise that being happy adds...
    Zelaleme Zelaleme 46-50, F Sep 22

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    If you have a week off, would you: 1. Visit your loved one (who could NOT take time off from work) in a boring desert state in the US. 2. Solo adventure trip to somewhere you...
    suryothai suryothai 36-40 1 Response Sep 25

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    I'm not always sure just what this means, but life is something yo be grasped hold of with passion. It is the best chance of challenging how the Gods think of you! A full life is...
    Skjeggstad Skjeggstad 22-25, F Sep 26

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    How do you live life to the fullest? I take life too seriously and many people say that to me, even though i dislike human interaction (hence why im on here to share my pathetic...
    Qcf257 Qcf257 18-21, M Oct 8

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    You're born here,go to school,college and then comes job,money,love,sex,blah blah,get kids,take responsibilities,make it through life,day by day,and then get old,and then one fine...
    ihopeichangeforthebetter ihopeichangeforthebetter 18-21, M 4 Responses Oct 10

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    I love traveling in different countries especially investing a good cause. Once again, this summer, I had an opportunity to be with the Medical Philippines Mission. I was there to...
    liLly3joy liLly3joy 22-25 6 days ago

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    This whole idea about making one seems a tad difficult. Can't I just pick one up from somewhere?
    Modiwolfshit Modiwolfshit 41-45, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    #YOLO #YouOnlyLiveOnce I will live my life to the fullest, so staying here in #EP that can suck out of your life while waiting would be a dislike! Hehe Kidding aside: We should...
    msgrateful msgrateful 36-40, F 1 day ago

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    I want my hair to grow longer can someone message me some tips?
    haleytrower haleytrower 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 23

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    “Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance, you must keep moving.” ― Albert Einstein
    DelightedRaj DelightedRaj 31-35 Sep 26

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    “You can't do anything about the length of your life, but you can do something about its width and depth.” ― H.L. Mencken
    DelightedRaj DelightedRaj 31-35 1 Response Sep 26

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    I have been emotionally abused by my older sister and I think she's like this because of my father. My father emotionally abuses me too. It's so difficult. My younger sister was...
    KaiWong KaiWong 18-21, M Sep 27

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    Eating cake in the bathtub: If this isn't living life to the fullest, I'm not sure what the hell is.
    TubbyPlumpton TubbyPlumpton 18-21, M 2 Responses Sep 30

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    Get up and grab your problems by the horns and beat the crap out of them! You only live one life, don't waste it feeling overwhelmed by anything. Go on and have a wonderful day...
    Latinloverguy Latinloverguy 31-35, M 2 Responses Oct 2

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