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I Want to Know How You Celebrate Birthdays

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 41 People

    I Love To.

    I am getting sick of so many people acting like their birthday is a curse.  It is the only day in the year where I feel special!  I like to celebrate others' birthdays too!  With cake and presents and stuff like that.
    urbrandofheroin urbrandofheroin 22-25, F Jun 8, 2009

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    Family

    I usually share it with family, and having a cake.
    LittleLena LittleLena 36-40, F Apr 23, 2012

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    Celebration

     I rarely celebrate my birthday.   In my country it falls on an inconvenient holiday when no-one is around to join me. So, I celebrate my Name day. I'm not Catholic or Orthodox, but I like the tradition. I have an old-fashioned name, which conveniently comes with a...
    w0lf w0lf 46-50, M 4 Responses Jun 6, 2009

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    Private Celebration

    I always like celebrating my birthday by myself.  It is a way to make sure that I enjoy myself.  I wake up when I want to and plan how I want to spend my day.  I don't have to worry about keeping a schedule or being someplace at a certain time. I spend a great deal of the day...
    WildSpectrumArts WildSpectrumArts 46-50, F 4 Responses Aug 15, 2011

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    Childrens Birthdays In Mexico

    Birthdays were not celebrated much when I was a child and I love reading about the way people create special memorable birthdays around the world. In Mexico childrens birthdays are celebrated quite extravagantly. Mexian children have two celebrations. The first is a...
    Orangetas Orangetas 51-55, F 3 Responses May 3, 2009

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    Only One I Celebrate Is The One Of My Wifes

    i will each 11/06 go out and buy her a charm for the bracelts she use to have and she loved so much then i will clear out the melting pot and melta the charm and i hope the smoke carrys it to her in heaven
    rickibrat2 rickibrat2 61-65, M 2 Responses Dec 7, 2011

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    Name Day

     On my name day, I take the day off work and attend the service dedicated to my patron saint. This is held in the local Greek Orthodox cathedral. I sit or stand, depending on the demands of the moment, listening to a mass chanted in a haunting ancient language that few...
    w0lf w0lf 46-50, M 2 Responses Jun 7, 2009

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    HERES How

    I have always given my grandson a birthdays in all different places. At home, at Chuckie Cheese, bowling alleys, arcades, movies ect. I love to decorate and I use all kinds of colors in doing so. I buy balloons filled with heilium and have the girl put short ribbons on them. I...
    RESCUE RESCUE 61-65, F May 4, 2009

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    Celebrate B-days

    On my sweet 16, I got a surprise party...there was lots of girls who showed up at my house.Every since I got married, no big deal, the family gets together and we have a sitting down meal.
    Whateverrrrr Whateverrrrr 36-40, F 5 Responses Jan 17, 2011

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    Religious Holiday

    Well my birthday isn't actually celebrated on my true birth date (no, I'm not a February 29 baby)... I was born on possibly the biggest religious holiday of the year in the western world. Its a public holiday and that means that even if I were to celebrate on the day I couldn't...
    Orckiss Orckiss 26-30, F 1 Response Sep 19, 2011

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    Related Experiences

    Here's my story: After my boyfriend dumped me to be with my supposed best friend at the time when I was 17. I was pretty distraught. I had to go on anti-depressants at 18 and...
    Harlequingal93 Harlequingal93 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    In Calcutta ,Christmas celebrations are mainly held in Park Street.The streets are illuminated and the restaurants are full.Park Street is now named after Mother Teresa .I happened...
    restored87 restored87 46-50, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    Why do I get so upset? I just want to be able to voice my point without raising my voice or saying something mean. I feel like my points are valid but my delivery is over the top...
    pandoraPAN pandoraPAN 26-30 Dec 4

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    No, you don't................
    adianoeta adianoeta 26-30, F 1 Response Dec 7

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    I write down my feelings. Watch fave movies or tv shows. Rant to friends. Cry.
    Karinas2 Karinas2 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 4

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    Beating the dog **** out of a pillow.
    bombchu bombchu 22-25, F Dec 5

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    ...........I punch people. -B
    Colourfi Colourfi 13-15, F 8 Responses Dec 5

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    I yell, cry and scream like a child when ppl **** me off
    90slove 90slove 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 5

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    Well, mine's is not really a long story, so don't expect too much! It was just a normal school day for me ( It was discovered in primary school) And I was practically nearly...
    FriendlyDragon FriendlyDragon 13-15, F 1 Response Dec 10

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    I'd love to hear it, please explain ;)
    bd693 bd693 18-21, M Dec 14

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    Right now whike writting this about to cry but i know i mustn't. really how could a few bad memories hurt you like is there way to gust forget every thing i really wantto know...
    anthoni15 anthoni15 18-21, M Dec 2

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    PyrixSin PyrixSin 13-15, M 11 hrs ago

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    I want to know how anyone can pick just one. lol
    justNIK justNIK 41-45, F 3 Responses 1 hr ago

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    Our 29 Year Age Difference! We meet on AgeMeet.com , I am 21 and my boyfriend is 50. We were friends for a couple years before we got together, we have been together 3 amazing...
    amanda198812 amanda198812 26-30, F Dec 9

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    I really don't. Wake up every day, so tired and defeated that have to live another day, and that‘s even if I do sleep, which is extremely rare anymore. Have to force myself to...
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    JEJ2259 JEJ2259 22-25, M 3 Responses Dec 16

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    I am broken, and you never even heard the pieces smash to the floor,I was once blinded, at one time you were all I seen...now I see nothing....I am dancing alone, at one point to...
    SassyBabe39 SassyBabe39 41-45, F Dec 17

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