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    The future of the past.

    I have to remember, when I am deep in battle. And the odds are against me, not to get rattled. To stay pure of heart, and clear of mind. When I fight with myself, to myself I am unkind. It is the past, and the future my foes. They remind me, of fear and of time long ago. When...
    Luke5150 Luke5150 36-40, M Jan 20

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    Hidden beneath My life

    once was fun, or at least that's what I thought…… The truth is, in a tangled web was I caught. Half truths and lies, ingrained in my brain. That led me to believe, I was winning this game. But as I look back, I have a theory. On why I believe, that life became so dreary. I...
    Luke5150 Luke5150 36-40, M 2 Responses Jan 17

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    Got a lot trips soon.

    .. But I also need to think on how to save my money. The thing is... I'm worried about my finances. Got to control myself from spending too much now. I will do budget trips anyway. I love my life! Lol!
    PurpleMarj PurpleMarj 31-35, F 3 Responses Jan 27

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    Well, you live only once.

    .. I think life is too short to waste
    imax70 imax70 41-45, M 3 Responses Jan 16

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    There's a difference between surviving

    and living. I was the type of girl who would walk with her head bowed in the hallway, going straight to class without stopping to "chat" or "catch up" or "hang out" with others. I didn't willingly engage in human interaction, and perhaps I made good grades. Perhaps I did well on...
    songwrxter songwrxter 18-21, F 6 Responses Sep 1, 2015

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    Nobody ever had life easy,

    we all go through struggles that shape us and change us. At times our losses may be far more than our gains, we may start looking at others who seem to have it better than us with envy and hate not knowing what they gone through or what they have lost in return of that gain.
    FierceFox FierceFox 22-25, F 3 Responses a week ago

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    I want to live Bold and fearlessly For the sake

    of my soul To cherish every second of this journey For she is nothing but an untamed desire I want to live Daring and wild For the sake of my heart To ravel in the beauty that is now For she is passionate, articulate and captivated She will not be held I will not go gently...
    ViciousIllusion ViciousIllusion 31-35, F 4 Responses Sep 5, 2015

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    Life is short! Break the rules!

    Forgive quickly! Kiss slowly! Love truly, laugh uncontrollably & never regret anything that made you smile.
    cat20079 cat20079 36-40, M 6 Responses Feb 17, 2015

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    As many of you already know,

    I have lost both my mother and my best friend to cancer. The thing about cancer, specially in the final stages, is that you know the end is coming, and it leaves you time, sometimes too much of it, to reflect on your life and what really matters. What struck me the most is...
    Diablessse Diablessse 46-50, F 16 Responses Mar 28, 2014

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    I AM A HIV POZ BLK MALE DIAGNOSED IN 1999

    UNDETECTABLE NOW FOR 15 YRS STILL KICKIN IT STRONG. LOOKING FOR A HIV POZ SEXY FEMALE TO BE COME FRIENDS WITH AND POSSIBLY BE SOMETHING MORE IN THE FUTURE. HOLLA IF YOU FEEL ME
    suckherfeet suckherfeet 36-40 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Wizardddddddd Wizardddddddd 16-17, F 3 Responses Jan 12

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    True To Yourself.

    No matter how old you are there's a lot of temptation in life. Whether it's temptation to have sex, do drugs, or do things for money... They're everywhere.   But there's one temptation everyone always seems to fall for.  And that's the temptation to change yourself for other...
    Cheer2 Cheer2 36-40, F 12 Responses Jul 15, 2013

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    Feelings About My Journey Through Life With Autism.

    Hello everyone, I'm Erin. I am 19 turning 20 this year and I finally got my GED and going onto college and such. I only wanted to say that so you guys could get the gist of what I am doing with my life now. But as we go on with this "story" or whatever, you'll see the depths and...
    erinbk1993x erinbk1993x 22-25 11 Responses Jun 13, 2013

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    savoy2 savoy2 46-50, M 2 Responses Jan 18

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    So close to packing my bag

    and travelling for the rest of my life!
    TrySN TrySN 26-30, M 6 Responses Jan 18

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      This is my story in short.

    A few months back I decided to drastically change my life. After my 7 year relationship ended and a friend of mine committed suicide - I made the decision to STOP waiting for real life to begin and pursue my dream. So, I left my corporate marketing job in Paris, packed my bags...
    mstenvinkel mstenvinkel 26-30, F 8 Responses Jan 9, 2015

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    I'm doing just that. I decided ten years ago to

    live my life as if each day was my last day. I am checking one adventure off of my bucket list next week, skydiving.
    solostance solostance 31-35, T 1 Response Jan 28

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    I'm suicidal but I don't want to die.

    .. I've suffered from bipolar depression for almost 6 years now, I've lost so much I've lost my innocence to a monster that raped me, I've lost friends and I've lost hope that everything eventually will be fine. It wont. I just want to be able to live my life to the fullest.
    Ennah Ennah 18-21, F 5 Responses 1 day ago

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    diaperbuster911 diaperbuster911 18-21, M 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    I am unsure why some people go almost their

    entire life and never experience death, and people like me have had it in our face from an early age. The phone call in the middle of the night or a letter sent home to a young soldiers parents are all things that I have had to experience. My first real taste of loss was when I...
    texaspilot texaspilot 46-50, M 7 Responses Oct 20, 2015

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    Changes

    A lot has happened in life since I was last on EP and changes have been happening. To say that I am living in interesting times resonates and some times have been good and some have been not so good, however this is life. I will write about the good as we all have experienced...
    dartist dartist 56-60, F 27 Responses Jan 30, 2012

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    I just came across a book recently,

    an amazing book I got for about fifty cents somewhere, but it is priceless. And I think it could impact your lives, as well, in a positive enlightened way. It's called Who Moved My Cheese? by Spencer Johnson, M.D. It has four characters in it, two mice called Sniff and...
    deepscar deepscar 46-50, F 19 Responses Jun 9, 2014

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    i was a medic in the Air Force.

    I was in for 61/2 yrs. I had good times and bad but mostly good and I would not trade this experience for anything in the world.
    Christine5377 Christine5377 61-65 2 Responses Jan 27

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    Boonyo Boonyo 26-30, M 4 Responses Jan 16

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    So to this end, I get a phone call from my

    brother yesterday. He had tried to reach me several times during the day but I was at work. We are very close he and I. His tone when we did finally connect made me question what was up. He has had health issues in the past. Yes he also likes to play mind games with me. But to...
    Chrye Chrye 51-55, F 8 Responses Aug 15, 2015

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    Reflect I look in the mirror,

    what do I see? I see the eyes of an old soul staring back at me. One that has played the game, more times than most. And what can only be described as a ghost. The ghost of my past, but it does not come to scare. It is knowledge and wisdom, that it has come to share. I also see...
    Luke5150 Luke5150 36-40, M Jan 12

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    HANDBOOK Health: 1.

    Drink plenty of water. 2. Eat breakfast like a king, lunch like a prince and dinner like a beggar. 3. Eat more foods that grow on trees and plants and eat less food that is manufactured in plants. 4. Live with the 3 E's -- Energy, Enthusiasm and...
    JennaR JennaR 46-50, F 2 Responses Jun 28, 2014

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    "I don't want to get to my death bed healthy

    and with no scratch .... I want to get there full of wounds screaming "what a ride!!!" "
    Ariaspark Ariaspark 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 19

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    I realized **** feelings,

    **** friends, **** enemies , **** whatever brings you down. Just be you and have fun man. I started taking risks in my life , stopped being shy and scared and just went for it. Even though my life isn't complete or even close to what I want I'm slowly beginning to be happy.
    YoungJoseM YoungJoseM 18-21, M 2 Responses Nov 18, 2014

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    I'm lonely I've been use to doing things with

    people my whole life and now being independent is hard I hardly spend time at home my home doesn't feel cosy a bit like a garage to hold my car. I want to stay at home more and do my own thing but I'm disconnected from it.
    freefalling123 freefalling123 36-40, F 2 Responses Aug 22, 2015

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    After reading something I realized

    that my life is a journey of discovering my true desires, and my real limits .
    getgoodfeeling getgoodfeeling 22-25, M 2 Responses 23 hrs ago

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    Confusion At times I feel,

    I have let you go. And other times, I feel like I must know. So in my confusion, I check and see. If you have the same, ****** up feelings as me. I never get answers, just become more confused. Sometimes I am angry, but don't know at who. Is it you, or is it me? My mind has to...
    Luke5150 Luke5150 36-40, M Jan 19

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    Well after falling down the stairs

    and damaged my spine mildly and being in a wheelchair I'm on the road to recovery, my back is fine now just can't lift heavy things and I'm back on EP!!! I took a break cos I hurt myself an I also had to distance myself away from a guy who I really wanted. But he didn't seem to...
    Britishblueeyes Britishblueeyes 18-21, F 5 Responses Jun 16, 2015

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    leticiaventura leticiaventura 18-21, F Jan 25

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    The game I have come to understand,

    that the human is a complex creature. We are gifted a power like none other in nature. Brought into this world through love and devotion. And in our first day we are born with the notion. That we are unique and separate from the whole. That we are random, like a dice roll. But...
    Luke5150 Luke5150 36-40, M 4 Responses Jan 9

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    bambi456 bambi456 16-17, F 4 Responses Oct 26, 2014

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    vergeofdistruction vergeofdistruction 31-35, M 2 Responses Jan 18

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    Part of life is realizing

    when to walk away, when to fight and when to just give up. I'm still trying to get this part down but I think its easier to admit defeat than to fight for things that I dream of at night.
    DesiredUserNameandStuff DesiredUserNameandStuff 31-35, F 7 Responses 3 days ago

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    I've been good and I've been bad.

    I've had good times and bad times. I've been lots of places and done lots of things. I'm living to the fullest way I know how.
    savoy2 savoy2 46-50, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Maglia Maglia 31-35, F 3 Responses Oct 20, 2014

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    I want to live after death using Cryonics

    or by having my brain transplanted to a bionic body...
    warrior6124 warrior6124 18-21, M 1 day ago

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    I feel like I'm at a crossroads.

    Nothing significant has changed, but that may be the reason for my discontent. I want things to change. I want to look forward to something, lie awake at night unable to fall asleep because I'm too excited. I haven't felt excited for anything in too long. I feel like I've given...
    Fallflower Fallflower 36-40, F 12 Responses Apr 17, 2015

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    Im tired of my life. I'm tired of my every day

    routine. I'm tired of the way I've been acting. I need a change. A big change. I need to flip this life upside down, turn it around, turn it inside out, something... I can't stand living this way anymore. I'm not going down a good path, and I need to take action. Starting...
    PsychGirl94 PsychGirl94 18-21, F 11 Responses Apr 18, 2015

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