I Want to Live and Not Merely Survive

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    So at 67 find I am Homless.

    Gave up one life to start another seemed so right ! To be with family with thought could help each other ! Well best of intention , gone horribly wrong! So now I am a adventurer off to I don't know where ! With a car and clothes computers, that is my life ! Not...
    willisca49 willisca49
    66-70, F
    3 Responses Jan 17, 2016

    What Will It Take To Make A Dream Survive?

    How much will you love? How much will you sacrifice? How much will you forgive? How long will you wait? How often will you admit your the one thats wrong? How much do you see? How much do you share? How open is your heart? How many tears will you cry? How many...
    denverguy denverguy
    36-40, M
    5 Responses Mar 14, 2010

    The Light Beyond Darkness

    I want to live life fully without worrying. I wonder vaguely under the hazy agony swirling around my mind whether or not I will ever fully live or if I will keep merely surviving. In my darkness, I cannot see how badly damaged I am, but I guess from the pain, which is plenty but...
    fungirlmmm fungirlmmm
    46-50, F
    1 Response Oct 24, 2010

    I Go Thorugh Life On Auto-pilot

    I'm depressed. Miserable. Lonely. I have no one to talk to. Nothing to do. No one really understands me. Everyday, I wake up and do the same thing. I don't feel alive. I'm doing nothing of importance. There is no real living going on, and I'm a teenager, I graduated high school a...
    iloveedward iloveedward
    22-25, F
    4 Responses Jun 18, 2009

    A Happy and Full Life

     I am not content to live a life watching TV.  I embrace every friendship and love I ever have and do my best to take care of them.   I enjoy the journey as much as the destination.   "Life is the classroom; Love is the lesson"
    denverguy denverguy
    36-40, M
    8 Responses Jun 15, 2009

    I Find Strengh In My Higher Power to Servive

    I find when I pray, things go a lot better in the daytime and night time, my higher power helps me to serive, and I read other books of how to give me self astem, that is a very big boast too me, to surive in today's world
    Ratfink Ratfink
    51-55, M
    1 Response Aug 6, 2008

    Actions I Take To Conquer Life

    I eat a lot of supplements: Omega 3, liquid multi vitamin and minerals, cayenne pepper, Magnesium Oxide, Selenium, Coenzyme, Flaxseed oil, and green leafs veges (plants, not pill). I hang out with trustworthy friends only whom I knew would not hurt me too much. I do take risk to...
    Excellency Excellency
    26-30, M
    Jul 13, 2011

    I have spent my entire life surviving.

    surviving abuse at the hands of my mother with anti-social personality disorder (sociopath), being forced into prostitution as a teenager by my father's girlfriend, being raped, beaten and molested by my mother's many boyfriends, losing my daughter before I was even 21 years old...
    wontgiveup2009 wontgiveup2009
    26-30, F
    Jul 8, 2015

    Survive Jeez

    What is the point in living if all you are gonna do is survive .I used to live when I worked ,but many I knew worked to survive and had little life except for work .This is no way to live if all your life you never go places broaden your horizons etc .I geuss I was lucky ,born...
    beastman111 beastman111
    46-50, M
    1 Response Oct 30, 2011

    Living Life To The Fullest

    People today merely existed.They go for materialistic things in life.They stressed themselves to achieve climbing the corporate ladder at the expense of others.They forgotten about their existence until a time something happened to wake them up.It so sad sometimes its too late.
    unshakable unshakable
    61-65, F
    Sep 15, 2010

    From Death To Life

    What did it feel like to suffer? To feel like I was being tortured day after day? I want to share it with those who ever wonder if they'll make it through whatever's hurting them. I want you to know that you're not alone. Because when I suffered, no one was there to hold my hand...
    find3truth3 find3truth3
    31-35, F
    Mar 2, 2011

    It's Part Of Living For Me

    I came to work today with, what I can only guess is moderate tears in my ligaments in my upper ankle today.  It's the result of a fantastic block that saved a goal in my soccer game last night.  i was on the receiving end of many giggles this morning from co-workers wondering...
    Lucidblue Lucidblue
    36-40, F
    2 Responses Apr 1, 2011

    And I Hope You Can Too!

    We only get one life to live.  We will never live our past again.  You will never live threw that hurt again.  It may be in your head and in your heart but the truth is there is so much room in your heart and your head for the future to fill it up.  Give...
    denverguy denverguy
    36-40, M
    2 Responses Mar 8, 2010
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