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I Want to Live In a Commune.

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    Since I was a young child I have always been

    different from everyone else, I have never really been able to “fit in” easily as I have never felt that anyone could really truly understand me. I never enjoyed school; I felt that everything I was being taught was useless to me and was not for my benefit but somehow the...
    mbubu mbubu 26-30, M 2 Responses Jun 12, 2014

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    Bonobo Intellectualis Anyone? Dreaming Of My Tribe

    What should a commune really be? When I first start exploring that field back in 2004, all hell broke loose in my quickly evolving mind. First, term defining is a must. Commune derived from community seems to involve something larger and much less united. Tribe seems better but...
    BonoboIntellectualis BonoboIntellectualis 31-35, M Mar 16, 2013

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    I'd Like To Ask All Of You...

    Why?What drives you to want this?  Let's assume we all want a feeling of Belonging; all desire love and acceptance. Beyond that, what daily/weekly activities or elements would be important to you personally if you lived in a commune?
    gotsalsa gotsalsa 41-45, M 3 Responses Mar 20, 2012

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    Alternatives to Being Homeless?

    I feel kind of stuck in a situation where I am real close to becoming homeless in Florida. I've got nothing left to lose. My two daughters are not miners any longer. In fact the elder of the two is currently in the Army. My Lack of money, a Job, confidence. I wish I could take...
    gnh4now gnh4now 46-50 4 Responses Dec 9, 2008

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    New Mexico

    I did some investigation on a place in new Mexico. It seemed pretty cool, Made me want to go and live there
    Jamcojay Jamcojay 31-35, M 5 Responses Jul 24, 2007

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    A Feature Length Documentary About Communes & Adoption

    I wanted to share a project I am working on - it's a feature length documentary about discovering my two older sisters who were born on a CA commune in the 60's and given up for adoption. check out this link: http://kck.st/f7sD06 I am looking to raise money for production and...
    HediaMaron HediaMaron 31-35, F Feb 3, 2011

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    I Want To Live Like The Amish Where Everybody Helps Each Other

    I want to get 4 people to invest with me in 100 acres 5 [20 acre lots] 60 minutes from Elpaso Texas this land has no electric, I will continue to look for land with electric we also need a well and a septic. the land is $19,500 a well cost from $10,000-$15000 depending on how...
    beauspencer beauspencer 46-50 4 Responses Feb 11, 2012

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    I'm Going to Start My Own Commune

    No if's, and's, or but's about it.  I've got my own land, and I'm out working on other people's land doing skill-trade.  So far this year, I've learned a slew of useful skills for sustainability.  I've learned about organic farming, taking care of chickens and...
    Scrapophillia Scrapophillia 22-25, F 4 Responses Sep 10, 2009

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    More Info. About Why I Want to Start a Commune

    I forgot to say in that last story that I don't want to have the commune affiliated with my church which is Atmore First Assembly.  See our web site at www.atmorefirstassembly.org. I don't wan to do this for two reasons.  !.  because the Assebmly of God...
    zwag zwag Jun 18, 2009

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    Loneliness

    I'm 63 and I move from place to place, no family, no friends and would like to live in a commune because of loneliness. 
    loutsoul loutsoul 61-65, M 2 Responses Jul 31, 2010

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    Wondering

    I am a college sophomore at a large state school, I am having a hard time making human connections here, I am interested in continuing my college education but I feel like I want to have meaningful life experiences as I work towards a degree(I am a philosophy major with a...
    megsunny megsunny 18-21 1 Response Nov 5, 2012

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    Awesome Experience

    I was a guest at a commune. I spent three days there. It was great. I am so jealous of the people who've been able to make that leap. At the commune they had huge gardens. I spent some time working at processing their fresh sage. It was so relaxing and smell so good too. I...
    MarkFree MarkFree 51-55, M 7 Responses Dec 7, 2010

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    I Want To Live Loving

    im in a place in my life that ive seen and experienced so much and now i want to reach out in a totally loving way to share my self to maybe be a part of others lives in a positive way. its indescribable how much i want to be helpful and peaceful and work for others completely...
    ginabear76 ginabear76 31-35, F 2 Responses Feb 26, 2012

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    Must It Be Imaginary?

    I have this plan, in my "other" life, to live in a place where families, singles, couples, whoever, all live together without discrimination, stereotyping and without being cliquish.  Where my child would be protected and loved as a child by everyone else and their...
    noexcuses noexcuses 36-40, F 8 Responses Jan 18, 2008

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    I Want to Start a Commune

    Well, I'd like to live in a commune because Im legally bilnd and I've not had much training in areas of responsiblity.  My parents habe looked in many places in the U.S. for me to find help so that I could learn to be independant, but they weren't able to find alot of...
    zwag zwag Jun 18, 2009

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    I don't want to live in a commune

    but that selection was not available. I just watched a documentary on the Black Bears commune during the 60's 70's. they had free love and worked together the make a life for them selves. But most left when they started having kids. I guess it was not a life that they wanted...
    asherjoh asherjoh 36-40, M 1 Response Aug 10, 2014

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    Starting Our Commune

    Hello All! I'll start by giving a bit of back history- I grew up a middle class split family american. I was smart but never wanted to "use" it. Shortly after high school I met my husband and here we are 3 years later very happy. Through a bit of research I've found some much...
    warters warters 22-25 3 Responses Dec 21, 2010

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    Please Read

    has anyone joined a commune
    brandyn90 brandyn90 18-21, M 2 Responses Sep 7, 2011

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    In college I have always liked having roommates.

    And I think it would be amazing to live in a house with a bunch of people that love and care about you, that you can spend holidays with, and just be yourself with. I often fantasize about living in a commune just like the ladies from one of my favorite bands Rockbitch
    sb8990 sb8990 22-25, F 2 Responses Feb 2, 2014

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    Commune

    http://www.hummingbirdcommunity.org this is the one I was looking at because I like the wilderness. But there was another one that was really remote and seemed like they had a great time. I sill looking for it.
    Jamcojay Jamcojay 31-35, M 3 Responses Aug 18, 2007

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    Please Read

    has anyone joined alpha farm in oregon
    brandyn90 brandyn90 18-21, M Sep 7, 2011

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    I Want It So Bad.

    I want to live in a group of people who care more about love, nature, God, and being kind to others, than about money, possessions, and social status. I want to learn how to grow my own food. I want to live away from the city, I don't even care if I live in a tent. I'm not...
    delvaria delvaria 22-25, F 6 Responses Oct 17, 2012

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    Seems Ideal Life

    As a single mother I honestly think living in a commune would be beneficial as you would have support at hand and someone to play with the kids
    purplepaws purplepaws 31-35, F 1 Response Nov 11, 2010

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    Living A Happy Life.

    After years of contemplating what I want in life. I know now that I would love to find a life partner that would follow me and join a commune to live in. We would not necessarily live in the same place forever but it would be great to have someone to count on, someone to lean on...
    yourblacknight yourblacknight 26-30, M 2 Responses May 28, 2013

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    Wonderful Memories Of Childhood

    As a child, being raised in a commune was wonderful !  I was surrounded by children to play with. There were many adults to offer support and love. Instead of watching television, I was encouraged to read and write (formulate an original thought). There was ALWAYS music in...
    deleted deleted 26-30 8 Responses Jan 26, 2011

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    I Need to Find a Commune

    Hello everyone I want to find a commune asap. I am currently living with my son in New Jersey and I am open to any commune anywhere in the US.  Please advise.  Thanks Joanne
    Goldygirl03 Goldygirl03 41-45 7 Responses Jun 22, 2009

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    I Am Looking For A Commune To Live.

    Getting back with nature , simple and basic.
    ladygirl420 ladygirl420 46-50, F 4 Responses Dec 3, 2012

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    I Want To Live In A Commune

    As I near my retirement age I am suddenly faced with temporary custody of my grandson. I hope that it stays only temporary but something deep inside of me tells me that he may be here to stay ... I have done the mother stuff and know what is and what is not out there. I am not...
    jussoli jussoli 51-55, F Jan 27, 2013

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    What Is Stopping Me

    What is stopping me from packing up and leaving now? 1. property that I own, responsibility to tenants and my family.  tons of collected accumulated junk throughout the years. 2. my children and their father would fight for custody. 3. my oldest daughter wouldn't want to...
    Tumblindice Tumblindice 36-40, F 3 Responses Aug 18, 2007

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    What I Want...................

    I look at life like a mountain....the first 40 years are the climb up the mountain,,,,and the next 40 or more (hopefully) are the trec down that mountain....I have begun my journey down and want to do it as peacefully and lovingly and joyously as I possibly can. I love the idea...
    GCTAB GCTAB 46-50, F 2 Responses May 3, 2012

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    I'm so tired of being in this house. It gets me frustrated because time flys and I'm just stuck in this house forced to do things that I don't want to do. I am forced to live in...
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    I'm so lost right now, I don't want to live anymore...
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    Dear sir or madam My name is evangelia amirhom and I currently reside at supported accomadation in Middlesbrough named the Webb house .. I have serious issues with a couple of...
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    I really want to live freely. Last year was a tortures one. I know how it feels to live freely. I used to live very freely. There are people who made me feel bad. I tried a lot to...
    Somexyz Somexyz 26-30, M Jan 2

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    Honestly I am 34 and no high school education. I had kids at 18,29,21 . Been married 2x and never done a damn thing for myself . I come from a place and daily that has the...
    KittenHasClaws1980 KittenHasClaws1980 31-35, F 2 Responses Jan 2

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    That's how it happens. Some version of that story is true for almost every homeless person out there. It happens because of not being loved. Because of not having supportive...
    Ajushi Ajushi 36-40, M 1 Response Jan 10

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    I live in supported accommodation for people with mental health problems and yesterday as I walked into the staff office to ask a memeber of staff if I had any post She checked...
    Anonymous79ea Anonymous79ea 31-35, F 8 Responses Jan 12

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    About ten years ago I worked at hotel du vin in Brighton .i got my job in August 2004 .i was 25 years of age ,dark skinned female of Asian appearance and I did not look physically...
    lostsouluk lostsouluk 31-35, F Jan 12

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    I've been mentally abused for all my life. I've never had anything- no loving family, no real friends, nowhere to go, nothing to hope for. I've just existed, persevered, survived...
    ListenerTalker ListenerTalker 22-25, F 2 Responses Jan 13

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    I am just so miserable where i live now. There is nothing i like. It is too cold in the winter and too hot, humid in the summer. I think people are rude out here too. Everything...
    seacookie seacookie 46-50, F 1 Response Jan 17

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    When the time comes and I meet that one special woman.My one and only soul mate.My every day goal and desire would to make her feel a happiness she has never felt in her lifetime.I...
    AfanOfbigNaturals AfanOfbigNaturals 41-45, M 6 days ago

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    Dear friend I want to share with you my experience with the mental health services in the uk I'm a dark skinned woman of Asian appearance .people often assume that I'm an Indian...
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    Dear friend I want to share with you my experience with the mental health services in the uk I'm a dark skinned woman of Asian appearance .people often assume that I'm an Indian...
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    "Sugar Mountain" - Neil Young Oh, to live on Sugar Mountain With the barkers and the colored balloons, You can't be twenty on Sugar Mountain Though you're thinking that you're...
    jml2000 jml2000 56-60, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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