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I Want to Know What Comforts You Most

Most comforting thing in life... not "lists of candybars to soothe depression" 147 People

    Can U Tell Me..

    what comforts u the most? u can say a song,a gesture,anythin..
    amysangels amysangels 22-25, F 11 Responses Mar 17, 2011

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    Blankie

    There are 3 things in this world that will always comfort me, no matter how bad things get: 1. My blankie.  I've had it since birth.  I'm 31 years old.  And I still can't sleep without it. 2. My mom used to do this thing where she'd ever so gently run her fingers...
    CuriosityKitten CuriosityKitten 31-35, F 1 Response Oct 24, 2008

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    This..

    nature in all it's peaceful beauty...and music I like.also dreams/sleep/relaxation/meditationit's soothing.
    ElvenLady ElvenLady 36-40, F 1 Response Mar 20, 2011

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    Tons And Tons Of Fattening Food

    Comforts me! Makes me fat and huge and happy!
    Notfatenough Notfatenough 36-40, M 2 Responses Apr 17, 2012

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    A Cup of Tea

    Wrapping myself up in a blanket A reassuring message A hug My hoodie A kiss on the top of my head The little one falling asleep on me  
    deleted deleted 26-30 8 Responses Jan 2, 2009

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    Twitters

    My granddaughter falling asleep on me we wrap up in the Grandma Blanket and take a nap
    librakitty05 librakitty05 41-45, F 1 Response Jan 5, 2009

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    My

    room cos I I like my room.
    mother1983 mother1983 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 19, 2011

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    Comforting Moments

    His arms around me comforts me the most. solid and strong, soft and gentle, warm and loving always excepting and sometimes forgiving. The rocking of an old rowboat on the water. on a lazy summer afternoon. The sound of a trout jumping a few feet away leaving ripples on the...
    all4mmm all4mmm 41-45, F 8 Responses Feb 24, 2012

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    Eternally

    My mother, absorbed in a book, a mere few feet away. I love how I forget she is even around until I look up and see her almost frozen in time.
    mefirstGIMME mefirstGIMME 22-25, F Oct 24, 2008

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    Im A Pretty Big Guy

    I tend to Hug alot, big warm bear hugs. Been told they feel safe there. protected, Loved... Yeah Im a hugger. Makes the wife nervous sometimes when girls always wanna hug her man But Its part of what makes me, me... SO it has to stay.
    hotroddot39 hotroddot39 41-45, M Mar 19, 2011

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    The Arms Of My Soulmate

    What compforts me most is being in my boyfriends arms. It makes me feel safe, cozy, and loved :) i love him more than anything.
    imperfect19 imperfect19 18-21, F Mar 5, 2013

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    Several Things....

    Several things can bring me comfort when I am desperately in need of comforting. Jergens lotion but not just any Jergens. It has to be Cherry Almond Classic Scent. It reminds me of my deceased grandmother. When I am really down I rub this lotion all over my body, wrap up...
    fungirlmmm fungirlmmm 41-45, F 28 Responses Oct 24, 2008

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    A Blanket and Coffee!

    I use to have an old ratty blanket for comfort. I thought I'd never get rid of it... but I did! I have a new one now, much better than the old one. So, I get comfort on the cold days, like today! I hide under it and sip hot coffee! It always gives me a nice feeling...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jan 14, 2009

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    Safe

    It looks foolish, so I try to avoid doing this in public... but the thing I find most comforting is rocking, if possible with a stuffed animal.  Back and forth like a rocking chair, my arms full of furry warmth.  Even right out of a bad flashback it helps me feel safe and warm...
    Plaid Plaid 31-35, F Jun 3, 2012

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    Hmm

    Physically, I find most comfort in walking through the rain, and in being hugged from behind by someone willing to simply be.... But the most comforting thing of all isn't tangible - it is simply the knowledge that I am loved.
    anabasis anabasis 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 16, 2009

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    Ko-ko Lenka...

    A Slovakian lullaby my grandmother taught me as a child. Nothing is scary if I sing that song. Just ask my friends! Even they are comforted by it! ...I've sung it to many of them when they're scared.  
    OleMona OleMona 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 16, 2009

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    My Friend

    I used to have really bad fights with my family, and there would be days where I'd just get so upset that I'd lock myself in the bathroom and start crying.  So I'd call up my friend Claire and she would come get me and me back to her house. Once when I had a particularly...
    SerenaDragonfly SerenaDragonfly 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 1, 2008

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    Taking Time Out

    I find  walking in a quiet country lane comforts me providing the space to reflect on all I have experienced including that while walking itself. Alternatively talking or messaging a friend helps if it's just reassurance I'm looking for.
    CarolineBelinda CarolineBelinda 36-40, F Jul 23, 2009

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    She

    The quite of the evening, Sitting on the terrace Scent of lemon trees No words needed I feel her presence, She glances at me, Her smile lights up my world
    tuballcain tuballcain 46-50, M 2 Responses Feb 24, 2012

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    Hugs

    There is nothing more comparable than a heartfelt hug from someone you love. Hugs project with a touch that which the mouth cannot speak. It says how very loved you truly are. I need one now.
    PrettyOldSoul PrettyOldSoul 41-45, F 14 Responses Mar 19, 2011

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    Feeling From The Past When I Was Wit Hte Ones I Loved

    that really is about it thinking about the things i use to do with my first wife i loved dearly or my second love cathy
    rickibrat2 rickibrat2 61-65, M Apr 5, 2012

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    Peace

    The moment a song plays that I connect with. Tonight it is nutshell by Alice in Chains. I don't know why, but everything is all right.  
    quietnight quietnight 31-35, M 1 Response Jan 12, 2009

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    Knowing...

    That no matter what happens, I will always have my pride, my principals, and my dreams.
    drcynic drcynic 26-30, M Nov 1, 2008

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    The Theory...

    The theory of better times. That is the only thing that makes me feel better about any situation when it is at the most bleek of points. Now, the counter to that is: The realization when those better times never happen. On the other hand, the theory of any one single thing that...
    EricS EricS 31-35, M 2 Responses Oct 26, 2008

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    Letting It Be Known...with Rose...

    When I am upset, anxious, nervous, mad, tired, bored, etc, the first thing I grab is my Journal. I want to write what's occuring with me immediatly. I don't know why but I feel almost instantly better. It shelters me to write down things. Also if I am upset and I feel like the...
    R0B1N R0B1N 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 19, 2011

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    My Bleem

    ever since i was little i've had a thing for blankets with that nylon trim. a lot of baby blankets have that kind of trim. we called it "bleem" in my family. i've always had a bleem blanket...even as an adult i have a blanket on my bed that has the bleem on it and when...
    terrys1girl terrys1girl 46-50, F 1 Response Jan 13, 2009

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    My Comfort Zones.

    In order for some to get the picture I'm setting, I just wanted to let you know I live on an island and there are some difference in the pace and atmosphere it's more relaxed so.... Here we go! One of the most prominent smells that relaxes me is the smell of freshly cut grass on...
    lifesize lifesize 22-25, F 3 Responses Dec 11, 2012

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    I Have A Few

    1. Yoga or working out in general. It can calm my nerves or give me an outlet to unleash my rage in a constructive torrent of goodness. 2. Mint, the cooling feeling of this herbal essence coursing through my mouth, throat, and nostrils has always soothed me. It is certainly not...
    ChasingTomorrow ChasingTomorrow 22-25, M Aug 17, 2012

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