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I Want to Live In a Commune.

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 1 Response Feb 26, 2012

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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

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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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    Please Read

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

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 Aug 10

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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 8 Responses Jun 22, 2009

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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 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'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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    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 1 Response Jun 12

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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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    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 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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    Know what you want. Live it. Do it. No regrets.
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    I don't want to live my life in a holding pattern, neither good, nor bad... just existing. Barely holding on until the next trial lays me flat once more. I want to live my life...
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    Everything is ok but sex. Yes, I know; those are the most unpopular words here. Those who dare to utter them are frequently treated with …….. But I just wanted to give some...
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    I always believe, wealth is relative. Anyone who is filthy rich is poor if he does not know how to share. And anyone who is poor is rich when he can still give. There are still...
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    I want to have kids and i have been trying for years. Its not failing due to problems with me it due to the lack of a man. Im now 27 and i have nothing but baby on the brain . Im...
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    Well it's not exactly sexless, I guess we make love once or twice them there's nothing for 4 to 6 weeks or even longer. It has been this way for much of the past 22 years. Going...
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    Life is hard. There's no book written step by step for what's right or wrong, or how marriage should or shouldn't be, how to or not to raise your kids. You just have to follow your...
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    Ever since I was seven years old I would plan out my own suicide and/or suicide attempts. I'm 14 now and when I was younger I'd always tell myself that I'd never live to see the...
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    1) I'm very attached to my cat Wilma. 2) I'm reading the LOTR series right now. 3) I found a cool new band named Cat's Eyes. 4) I can't wait for October 7th (Supernatural season...
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    I'm just wondering what its like in the UK from people who've lived there. I'm hoping to go around Scotland, Wales, N. Ireland, then England.
    GalaxyNerd GalaxyNerd 13-15, F 8 hrs ago

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    Yep, I live with my mum....I'm unemployed and it's so difficult to find a job. I'm on welfare and buy my own food and when I have spare money I give that to my mum as a bit of rent...
    Dreamprojector Dreamprojector 18-21, F 7 hrs ago

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    After years of arguing and resentment, it finally came to a head this weekend. Major row and name calling etc ended in days of silence. Today after asking if her this is what she...
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    We are not truly free. We live in a world full of restrictions and prohibitions. We pay to exist. How can one be truly happy living this way. Armed with this new found realisation...
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    $7 GP Co-Payment for GP visits........ This morning on the News.com.au site, there is a commentary (without anyone's name as the author so I guess it is from News corp itself...
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    Time to time again I think about killing myself but these are the reasons I don't kill myself. Now when people think about this they might answer with "I want to live because my...
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    Thanks to all the great feedback I’ve been getting here, I’ve been able to process a lot of what’s going on in my marriage. Most of it is simply about clarity rather than any...
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