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I Want to Spend My Time Doing Things That Have Meaning to Me

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    I Won'T Let Anyone Put Chains On Me

    Every teenager can relate to the following phrases: "Stop controlling my life!" "It is my life and I'll do what I want!" "You can't tell me what to do!" Sound familiar? What happened to that fire, that desire to fight for our freedom? I am 22 and I STILL fight against the...
    SeraphimLupus SeraphimLupus 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 25, 2013

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    And today i will ....

    ive gotta go to moms...and my mother-in-law house ....just for a while.... but had a long lie in this morn... gonna watch the formula one race in Australia... and generally chill.out today.... cant wait....its been a crazy week... xxxxx...
    expressomarkie expressomarkie 46-50, M Mar 16, 2014

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    My Life, My Time

    We all know that life is unfortunately short, so I spend my time doing the things that I not only love but are important. For me, having fun and hanging out with the few friends I consider loved ones is of utmost importance to me. Oh, there's also sex (wink, wink).
    Ichilicious Ichilicious 26-30, M Nov 7, 2011

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    For Example ...

    I love walking through fields and over hills with my dog.  I enjoy feeling the sun and breeze on my skin, the freedom and the beauty of all the green open space This has a billion times more meaning to me than sitting in a smokey room gambling ..    ...
    Orangetas Orangetas 51-55, F 10 Responses Aug 15, 2009

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    Oh, Yes.

    It's a day of hazy, cloud blurred sun.  A tickle of a breeze brushes through the trees creating a hushed murmur.  I set about the task of hanging freshly washed clothes on the line.  I bend to the wicker basket, reach for a wet shirt, shake it and pin it...
    Freestanding Freestanding 51-55, F 5 Responses Aug 19, 2009

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    But the truth is, I just want to stop making things harder on myself than they have to be by trying to dig deeper all the time. Sometimes a spade is just a spade...
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    Mostly when I'm doing some dry herb... Things..everywhere seems absurd.. I look at things I see everyday The things I see in a different way Questions that have no answer Posed by...
    akawewilly akawewilly 41-45, M Apr 9

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    This is something that is supposed to be a part of me forever..I want to tell u all of this but I know I have no rights..I know u will behave in a manner that will simply be...
    sb3007 sb3007 22-25, F 1 Response a week ago

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    You make me want to laugh You make me want to cry Make me wake up late at night and wonder why You wash over me like waves over stones You're in my bones You make me want to get...
    BluCoastGal BluCoastGal 36-40, F Mar 30

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    Couldn't think of 50 things by myself so i found these 50 questions 👌👏 1: What would you name your future daughter? Trinity Jade . 2: Do you miss anyone? Yes 😫 3...
    ThePrettyOnee ThePrettyOnee 13-15, F Apr 15

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    I just had the strangest dream. I dreamt that I was stuck in another dream. I was sent back to my past where bad things happened to me. I wanted to go back to my time. I kept...
    AndrogynousBeauty AndrogynousBeauty 22-25 Mar 29

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    What can you do when your good isn’t good enough And all that you touch tumbles down? Cause my best intentions Keep making a mess of things, I just wanna fix it somehow But how...
    qtrican80 qtrican80 31-35, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    From Where You Are - So far away from where you are These miles have torn us worlds apart And I miss you, yeah I miss you So far away from where you are I'm standing...
    NowForever NowForever 46-50, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I need time every day to myself. Hard to do when you're husband is out of work again. I can't get things done!!
    AmyOnEP AmyOnEP 41-45, F Apr 9

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    0. Because computer programmers do that. 1. I'm a good listener 2. I forgive easily 3. I want to **** with people's minds 4. I speak my mind 5. I love silence 6. I love youth 7. I...
    neekto neekto 18-21, F 3 Responses Apr 9

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    I have been fortunate to have two songs shared with me over the past few days that have very meaningful and moving lyrics.  Both incredible in their own right. Thank you my...
    Chrye Chrye 51-55, F Apr 2

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    She married when she was twenty She thought she was ready Now she's not so sure She thought she'd done some living But now she's just wonderin' What she's living for Now she's...
    Macy21 Macy21 36-40, F 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    Yesterday my bf came over to visit me and baby. I haven't seen him in almost two weeks! :(But he lives far and works two jobs now.He bought me a Subway sandwich,rubbed my belly and...
    KiannaJ KiannaJ 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 18

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    I had a very challenging day at work and came home to what I thought was an empty house. My spouse was expecting to be a little later because of a friend commitment at the end of...
    Minnwild Minnwild 46-50, M 4 Responses Mar 31

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    1) Im 15, born 08-27-1999. 2) My name is Brianna but i love being called BriBri. Guess why ;) 3) Im an only child and live with my mom... or rather beside her. Yes, youre right: We...
    rebelchick99 rebelchick99 13-15, F 9 Responses Apr 2

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    Filling out these surveys is helping me not think about the bullies of my yesteryears. :) Name five latest favorite songs: 1. Fight Song by Rachel Platten 2. Feel The Light by...
    blankcheck4urhart blankcheck4urhart 36-40, F Apr 6

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    Missing you by all time low. It makes me feel like im not the only persn who feels like they dont know what to do wit their life
    ashleyy416 ashleyy416 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 14

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    1) I hate when people treat me like I dont understand/ know what Im doing. 2) I hate when I sit with my best friends family over something important, cause it hurts when I know...
    Kaiririri Kaiririri 22-25, F Apr 15

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    It's not so much as i like it but i have no choice. My fiancé is far away n my friends r always busy, so i do things alone. Like today i was craving a cheese cake n am out to have...
    ZisMeAt25 ZisMeAt25 22-25, F 2 days ago

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    Van Morrison~~have i told you lately that i love you~~
    BUBBLYBOY BUBBLYBOY 56-60, M 1 Response Mar 28

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    I'll metaphorically drink to this.. *cheers* I was a hot mess In my Sunday best Black tears in my eyes You were my first love You were my only one I can't believe your lies...
    simpleandpossible simpleandpossible 22-25, F Apr 1

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    1. I have been stung by bees 42 times 2. My nickname is Elly 3. I'm 13 4. I'm straight, but will openly yell "I love you" across the hall to my friends 5. I'm recovering from...
    Ellytheoutcast Ellytheoutcast 13-15, F 6 Responses Apr 2

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    I often have dreams about spiritual guidance, angels or possibly about future events. My dreams are precognitions to what might happen in the world.
    SeeingAuras SeeingAuras 18-21, F Apr 7

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    It's a requirement and commitment I have with myself. After being surrounded by so many people during the day, time alone is a way rejuvenating and grounding.
    NorthSouthEastWest NorthSouthEastWest 26-30, F Apr 10

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    And honestly I have been begging for answers That you and only you can give to me. My voice crying loud, I've been crying for days now, And as I start to run, I stop to breathe...
    CallmeHopelessNotRomantic CallmeHopelessNotRomantic 36-40, F Apr 14

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    Have been saying we are enslaved. That lincoln merely erased skin color. Because the wealthy fought back. And made all workers slaves. Woke this morning. Thought...
    convertihd convertihd 46-50, M Apr 16

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    This is a happy thing. :) Flowers. I love flowers. Lilacs, lily of the valley, roses (especially yellow), and a gazillion others I don't even know the names of. Never met a flower...
    justNIK justNIK 41-45, F Apr 2

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    One. I may not make it past age 25 Two. I'm not sure what is my purpose in here anymore Three. I've been out of the city I live in one time only since 2013 Four. Sometimes my...
    PiecingMeBackTogether PiecingMeBackTogether 18-21 6 Responses Apr 2

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    Sure, why not? I'm bored, so. 1. I've turned 16 as of the end of March. 2. I loooove the summer time. The sun makes me happy, and I feel like I'm free, or I don't have to deal...
    RhinosaurusRex RhinosaurusRex 18-21, F 4 Responses Apr 9

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    1. I'm in the middle of a divorce 2. I have 5 kids... 4 grown and a 10 year old. 3. I support gay marriage 4. I drink tea a lot and will have a glass of wine once or twice a month...
    upextraolives upextraolives 46-50, F 4 Responses Apr 11

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    well i am not new here , i was here first time i guess on july , i found this site first time on july .. then from that time i have deactivated and have come many times in this...
    Freeesoul Freeesoul 22-25, M 1 Response Apr 16

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    My depression comes and goes but I constantly feel loneliness. I have never really have had friends, good ones at least. Honestly if I just had a support system besides my family...
    danceliv2 danceliv2 13-15, F Apr 16

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    I hate a lot of things but if I were to point out 5 which I see or come in contact with on a daily base. - smokers - drinkers (alchohol) - make-up, girls/guys that wear make-up...
    Ichki Ichki 18-21, M a week ago

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    Why? Oh why? Why do I want things I can't have? There are things in front of me that I can easily get but why suffer wanting things I can't have.
    RedThatDescribesMe RedThatDescribesMe 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 28

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    1. Random people touching me 2. Invasion of personal space 3. People who don't think about their actions and how it can affect others 4. People who stir things and/or get you in...
    WeCouldBeDead WeCouldBeDead 16-17, F 2 Responses Apr 12

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    1) I am currently 24 years old 2) I have a bachelor's degree in communication 3) While I do love to wear dresses, I am also 100% fine with living in sweatshirts for all of...
    TheKristaJo TheKristaJo 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 26

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