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I Want to Live

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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 family would never get over it", "My friends would be so upset" or "Sex". My reasons are a lot different even though these statements are correct I...
    bigbacon12 bigbacon12 26-30, M Aug 3

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    So Many Questions, So Little Of Answers

    I don't want to just lie about in bed doing my school work((homeschooled)I don't want to just spend everyday inside, or sitting outside Just Thinkingof my hopes and dreams.I want to make  it happen.But that seems impossible right now.Perhaps later on in life...but what if I can...
    PrincessOfTheDark PrincessOfTheDark 13-15, F Aug 16, 2011

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    Still Focused....

    I decided to quit posting on my blog and write about what I'm trying to accomplish right now in this group, instead.  Stuff is just getting too long for a blog... March 4, 2007 I haven't quit smoking yet but I am still DETERMINED!!!  At the beginning of Feb...
    MysticWriter MysticWriter 36-40, F 1 Response Mar 4, 2007

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    NoahBody123 NoahBody123 51-55 Jun 2, 2013

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    Let's See. ...

    Let's see. I have sizable debt but if I die someone who didn't enjoy what I spent any time getting would have to pay it off, so I guess I'll hang in there at least until all those bills!!
    dorobo dorobo 70+, M 1 Response Mar 12, 2008

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    More Then Anything, I Still...

    More then anything, I still have to much to learn for me not to want to live
    rosygal rosygal 46-50, F Mar 12, 2008

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    Yes, But Sometimes Life Is ...

    Yes, but sometimes life is so difficult , the thought of leaving seems delightful
    SunshineHopeDance SunshineHopeDance 19-21 1 Response Mar 12, 2008

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    Time To Dominate Life

    What does that even mean? Dominate life?  To dominate:  to exert mastery, control, or preeminence.  The ability to exert your control with impunity.  To dominate life:  exerting mastery and control over the numerous obstacles, challenges and situations one may encounter...
    Tunasushi Tunasushi 36-40, M May 23, 2013

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    Want To Live Without Commitments

    at least once i want to live without commitments its really tiring . why i should listen to everyone and obey them all except myself. i have to be good to my parents and siblings and Friends and work mates and i have to do whatever they like. am really tired of ding this. why i...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Apr 24, 2010

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     Of Course I Want to L...

     Of course I want to live. In high school I think sometimes the only thing that kept me going was fear of my mother's scorn, even after death. For a while last year it was only to spite someone, to say, "Ha! You haven't beaten me yet!" But I realized I have so much...
    PervertedAngel PervertedAngel 19-21, F 2 Responses Mar 13, 2008

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    I'm Sick Of Just Merely Existing... >:-/

    I WANT TO LIVE!!! I'm sick of this just going through the motions and having to work a job just to have money in order to buy things to distract me from the fact that I'm not really living... I'm sick of it! Sick of it! Sick of it! Sick of it!!! GRRAAWWR!! I want to have a life...
    SheFoxy SheFoxy 26-30, F 6 Responses Jul 10, 2012

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    Continuing the Struggle

    I'm getting to be ancient or so it seems. When I hire someone they were born years after I graduated High School and some after I got my Master's degree! So, I guess living is sometimes scarier than dying. Given a choice, I prefer to live. Maybe having been in an Army hospital...
    dorobo dorobo 70+, M Mar 20, 2008

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    If I Asked Each of You Reading These Words to Help Me and You Could, Would You?

    i'm honestly afraid for my life.  i feel like i need to do something major to save me from myself.  it seems, no matter how intelligent or strong i am, no matter how hard i fight.....there seems to be this entity within me....this living, breathing MASS of unending pain...
    MysticWriter MysticWriter 36-40, F 4 Responses Feb 17, 2007

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    I Want to Not Just Exist

    I want to know what it feels like to be alive and to live to not just exist I want to know how to have fun to laugh from my soul I want to know what it feels like to have friends to laugh and cry and share all the moments with I want to know what it feels like to be in love...
    Blind Blind 36-40, F 2 Responses Nov 8, 2007

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    Knowing Yourself

    Recently I've become more in tune to body language after learning some basic interpretation skill sets. While still being a novice with this, I've started to pay attention to my own body language.  What are my feet, hands, eyes, and face doing during this particular...
    Tunasushi Tunasushi 36-40, M May 24, 2013

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    I Want To Live

    I want to live,I want to give,A life,That's full of gold,All lives treasures,I want to share 'em all.
    lazycrazybasket lazycrazybasket 46-50, M Mar 22, 2012

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    Not Just Exist.

    I joined this group because I do want to live. By that, I mean that I want to truly live-- to have a life that actually means something & is fulfilling-- even only somewhat. The "life" that I have lived up to this point has been virtually meaningless. If it weren't for the fact...
    lyricalongings lyricalongings 31-35, F 7 Responses Apr 4, 2010

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    The Honest Truth

    So here's the honest truth, I'M LOST. Does anyone else know what it feels like to walk this earth feeling completely lost, like no one could possibly understand you, or what you are feeling inside? I think I have felt this way my entire childhood and now adult life...
    darin1985 darin1985 22-25 2 Responses Mar 29, 2010

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    I Want

    I'm lonely but it doesn't REALLY bother me ... I am amazed by everything seriously everything. I love music it helps me think. The world is so beautiful but people don't stop and actually enjoy it or even notice it but there is so many bad things and people in the world. Why...
    mstv1112 mstv1112 13-15, F 1 Response May 12, 2013

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    I Want To Live

    I want to live,A life,That's worth the livin',Happiness abundant,Filled with joy,Health and peace,Energy too,And enjoy the ride.
    lazycrazybasket lazycrazybasket 46-50, M 2 Responses Jan 31, 2012

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    NoahBody123 NoahBody123 51-55 Jun 20, 2013

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    Borned Dead

    5 shots and then he died. I remember as if it had happened yesterday. I did not run, i stood there and saw him die. 5 years old and i did not even try to run. I stood there just looking at him not quite understanding what had just happened , i saw his face no emotion at all...
    luis luis 26-30, M 2 Responses Sep 26, 2007

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    Learning to Live By Trusting!

    Part of the goals of my life is to learn to trust others more. I've allowed myself to retreat, expecting rejection, so outwardly I'm friendly but with a cool wall keeping people from getting too close.
    dorobo dorobo 70+, M 2 Responses Apr 3, 2008

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    Cancer

    I have cancer and the doctors said that I don't have too much time to live and I'm still a virgin and I wanna lose it before its too late just girls chat with me on whatsapp 96171051896 we can have fun together
    walid426 walid426 18-21, M Jun 10, 2013

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    Cancer

    I have cancer and the doctors said that I don't have too much time to live and I'm still a virgin and I wanna lose before its to late just girls chat with me on whatsapp 96171051896 we can have fun together
    walid426 walid426 18-21, M Jun 10, 2013

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    I Smoked My Last Cigarette!!!

    on Sunday, March 4 at 6 pm!!!  i'm using a patch.  it helps a LOT but, if i hadn't been practising for the past month, and if i didn't REALLY want to quit, i probably wouldn't have lasted this long without a cig!  in over TWENTY years, i've never tried to quit or...
    MysticWriter MysticWriter 36-40, F 2 Responses Mar 6, 2007

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    Their Is Something Bout The...

    Their is something bout the joy of living. I know I cant live forever nor do I ever want to live for ever. I love to live and I wanna live for a long time.
    firestarterfairy firestarterfairy 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 12, 2008

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    PuckDrop PuckDrop 18-21, M Aug 4

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    I Have Been Depressed For A...

    I have been depressed for a really long time and I feel as though I haven't really lived in the last 14 years. I want to get back out into the world and make new friends, look up old friends and remember how to laugh again. I want to tear down the walls I put up so that no one...
    LIGHTseeker LIGHTseeker 51-55 1 Response Mar 13, 2008

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    Whatever You Find Your Happiness Through...

    I recently lost a kind of love I didn't know existed until the fact. And as much time as I spent and will continue to spend mourning the loss internally, I still believe that we loved for a reason. His personality, his opinions, his reasoning and his experience has taught me so...
    vanillaroots vanillaroots 18-21, F Mar 13, 2008

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    Oh My...

    I just made this profound realization that helps me to understand how I was able to defeat my depression and rid myself of suicidal thoughts.... O_O When I was suffering.. the whole time I was suffering.. every time I thought about killing myself.. Every fiber, every single once...
    SheFoxy SheFoxy 26-30, F Jul 9, 2012

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    Ofcourse,

    Of course I want to live. You can only live this life once, at least what your soul remembers of it, and I do not plan on wasting the opportunity(: xx
    bathanie bathanie 16-17, F Apr 5, 2010

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    I'm Terrified of the Id...

    I'm terrified of the idea of dying.  I think it is going to hurt a lot.
    pinkdragonrider pinkdragonrider 31-35, F 2 Responses Mar 13, 2008

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    Scared Shitless

    its not fair this last year i had cancer..i lived... sumtimes i wish i didnt. is this bad i lve in fear that either it will come back.. or that i wont make ha best of my second chance. stupid right? idk anymore the words escape me even now as the ideas of death enterain my...
    leya2006 leya2006 18-21 Mar 23, 2009

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    Live Well

    Living intensely it is my own desire, there are moment that must be lived to the fullest so they can always be remembered and others not. On the contrary, they should be avoided, if they make me feel well and brings me happiness, then I WANT it. Because "perhaps there is no...
    deleted deleted 26-30 8 Responses Apr 6, 2011

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    No Fear

       I am not afraid of death. It is inevitable. All things will eventually die. Atoms decay, galaxies fade out, people die. I've come to realize that there are two things that can happen when I die. Either there is an afterlife and I live forever, or there isn't and I...
    Dereknl Dereknl 18-21, M 9 Responses Mar 12, 2008

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    As Crap As Things Might Be....

    As crap as things might be...i still love life enough to want to keep living it.
    only4me only4me 26-30, F 3 Responses Mar 13, 2008

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    Spring Has Broken At Last!

    Boy it's a beautiful day out at last. Winter seems to have just run away without even packing it's bags. It's gotta be close to 60. Bright sun (oh the sun! The sun! I could leap for joy!), the sky dotted by puffy white clouds and only the slightest breeze. Bike riding weather...
    NoahBody123 NoahBody123 51-55 Mar 30, 2013

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    10 Years...

    I've grudgingly decided to hold off on the sailing trip. I have to fulfill some responsibilities before dashing off to see the world. I'd also like to get my art business up and running first~ It'll take me some time, but I WILL set sail on my 40th birthday to see the world and...
    SheFoxy SheFoxy 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 15, 2013

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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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    About me: 1. I live in WA state 2. I am married 3. I have one daughter 4. I have two grandkids 5. I have one dog 4. I have four birds 5. I have lived in Wa, Ca & Ut 6. I like to...
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    My husband and I have been together ten years, and married for seven. Sex dropped off right after the wedding. Over our married years, we have typically had sex every other month...
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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...
    largehopes largehopes 36-40 7 Responses 8 hrs ago

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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...
    samemay54 samemay54 51-55, F 4 Responses 17 hrs ago

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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...
    ravenrose13 ravenrose13 26-30, F 2 Responses 11 hrs ago

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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...
    aardvark64 aardvark64 46-50, M 4 Responses 15 hrs ago

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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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    I really want to join a commune. I have had a documentary on Dancing Rabbit since I was like 8 and I've watched it a million times. I've always been interested in living off the...
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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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