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I Was Taught To Work For What I Wanted

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    No Free Ride

    Nothing in life ever came easy to me. Sure I was successful at things, but I worked for everything I got. Sometimes I think the pursuit of something is that much sweeter when you have to work for it. My parents gave my brother and sister and I a lot of opportunities. It came...
    Lucidblue Lucidblue 36-40, F 3 Responses Mar 4, 2011

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    I Always Wanted To Work

    My whole childhood, into young adulthood, all I wanted to do was be able to go to work. I hated school, so work must be better. My stepfather treated me as inferior (to put it mildly) because I didnt work. I had no value in his eyes. Every chance I got, I worked. In...
    accomplice accomplice 41-45, M 5 Responses Oct 25, 2010

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    Picking Rock & Baling Hay!

    The thing about working for the farmers that lived within bicycling distance from me, was that they had no way of knowing I was already busting *** at home and not getting paid, so when they actually paid me, they were taken in by how much I appreciated it!
    deleted deleted 26-30 Apr 17, 2011

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    Do And Laugh ~ Dread And Cry.

    Nothing is better than NOW. Fun in solving why and how. With smiles n no raised brow. Some times, devil turn into cow. That's for sure the power of Frau. Who listens, aids n always allow - To mow. Feel free ~ Just No Vow.Here lies the Beauty. Plough and sow.One can excel with a...
    mejj mejj 36-40, F 7 Responses Feb 11, 2013

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    So I created a fantastic company.

    It's taken me 15 years to build it up with some fabulous highs and a few devastating lows but we are still here & I wouldn't have it any other way👍if you have any questions about starting your own business please post but always remember go for your passion not the money...
    buzzby17 buzzby17 46-50, F 3 Responses Mar 29

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    I have never been able to work for others, especially people my own age. they blame you for the stupid things they do and often make you do crappy things that no one wants to do...
    Emprosium Emprosium 18-21 a week ago

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    Not be an the videos just work behind the set or be the camera person or just help with clients. I don't how my mom would take it telling her I want to work for ****.
    vertffy vertffy 16-17, F 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    Now keep in mind that this goes back a few years, to the nine-teen sixties to be exact so a lot of wind has blown through my sails and life has brought me to many places that I...
    mike52ad mike52ad 56-60, M 4 days ago

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    If you have people you can talk to who honestly listen and care about what you have to say, be thankful. I'd give up all my material possessions for one person who genuinely tried...
    Goodbadladywoman Goodbadladywoman 31-35, F 3 days ago

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    At sixteen I met my now husband and a few months after meeting got pregnant with our now 13 year old son. When I met my husband all those years ago I was heartbroken and sad over...
    truloveit84 truloveit84 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 20

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    I believe in standing up for those you love. I am a very shy and often insecure person. I hate to tell my opinion for fear that it's wrong..I know, how can an opinion be wrong...
    gardengirl17 gardengirl17 22-25, F 1 Response 16 hrs ago

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    a man is helping his wife make a password for the computer. he types in MYPENIS. the wife starts laughing hysterically when it says ‘ sorry not long enough ‘
    surender007 surender007 22-25, M 1 Response 11 hrs ago

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    im studying to become a profession, yet when i watch shows like No Reservations with Anthony Bourdain, i think about it all as... whats the point? I mean , in order to become a...
    lonelysoul1088 lonelysoul1088 22-25, M Aug 29

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    When I was about 35, I had a lad of 17 working with me. One day he said to me - I like working with you, I can talk to you. I can't talk to my father. That was so sad.
    JonestheSteam JonestheSteam 70+, M Aug 24

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    Just had a stressing meeting with my boss and other work partners and I am so mentally tired...
    RozzebellConta RozzebellConta 18-21, F Sep 9

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    I so want to just trust my wife. But every time she is out of my sight my mind starts wondering what she is doing. I just want to believe her. She likes to sugarcoat everything to...
    fishin4eyes fishin4eyes 31-35, M 2 Responses Aug 17

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    Money or No Money Having been sitting down for over 2 hours, I decided to hide myself in the conference room. For once, it was all silence. The only sound I could hear was the...
    cedicoin cedicoin 26-30, M 1 Response Aug 28

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    Why the hell should I care about what other people have, it doesn't mean that they're actually happy with it. I used to envy people who's had their father in their lives but then I...
    CosplayPotato CosplayPotato 13-15, F Sep 2

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    One of the secrets to happiness is to be content with what you have been blessed with. There will always be someone with more. I am happy for my friends with blessed lives. I...
    kwarner kwarner 31-35, M 2 Responses Sep 2

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    I stand up to my Aunt and "Uncle" who insist on trying to control my life,telling me who i am to talk to and who i am to date and what to wear,they brainwashed me so bad that i had...
    jesikahluv jesikahluv 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    Their touch still haunts my nightmares, their voice, scent and mannerisms still linger sending me into a breathless panic. I fear I will not return from the abyss and hell they...
    Deadlynightshade5 Deadlynightshade5 22-25, F 2 Responses Aug 20

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    Until a crisis hits. We all do that. But few are happy to list blessings. Until they get taken. Love. Kids. Walking. Eyes. Vehicle. Home. Health...
    Livyn4pals Livyn4pals 46-50, M Aug 28

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    He didn't notice how much I was worth until I was gone. Since I've left him it's like he thinks I'll come right back. Things never turn out the way you want them to.
    deleted deleted 26-30 Aug 31

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    Hey this is to all the girls:) you are all beautiful and princesses, so don't forget it:)
    WhiskyLulubyBlonde123 WhiskyLulubyBlonde123 18-21, F Sep 4

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    So when I was at elementary school I have been bullied for having good grades in every subject. There was only one boy that bullied me and after bulling me he come to my home and...
    agent268 agent268 16-17, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    my wife/mistress told me when she took control of me that from time to time when she was ready we would have a chat today she called to her den,she let me sit in a chair instead of...
    SISSYGURLSHIRLEY SISSYGURLSHIRLEY 41-45, M 4 days ago

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    Our predessors had to stand against Hitler and the Japanese. Now the time is coming again when our freedom must be fought for. But this time it is against the cowards and killers...
    Thesoutherner Thesoutherner 66-70, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Being a stubborn person really helps out with standing up and fortifying your desires.
    ValhallaAwaits ValhallaAwaits 18-21, M 1 Response 23 hrs ago

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    Such an amazing job, with a lot of fun involved. Seriously; they get handed Lamborghini's to just drive. Who wouldn't want it?!
    arandomleprechaun arandomleprechaun 18-21, M 17 hrs ago

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    I am a strong believer in Anarchy and the freedoms it brings
    RealityBlowsHD RealityBlowsHD 13-15, F 1 Response 6 hrs ago

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    I hate the job I do at the moment I want to open a bakery I need to do a business plan but I don't even know where to start
    foreverbellaalone foreverbellaalone 22-25, F Aug 26

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    My dream ^^ to help people
    communismlol communismlol 13-15, M Sep 7

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    . .that is right..when there is love. I can't sleep tonight. .I am too sensitive sometimes.
    SwanLake78 SwanLake78 36-40, F Aug 22

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    I actually avoid fights like the plague. I'd rather look like a ***** than fight some dumbass trying to look good. However, push too far or mess with my friends I will send you...
    FallenPride FallenPride 22-25, M Aug 26

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    This is why my life sucks I think
    RexxTheDinosawr RexxTheDinosawr 18-21, F Aug 29

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    I tasted a tea-spoonful of honey and the honey attached itself to my throat surface and impeded me to breath. I had to sip lot of water to avoid suffocating. I am a very lucky man...
    psycopower90 psycopower90 22-25, M Sep 8

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    It's assumed by many people that in order to recover from a failed romance "one should get back on the horse" I don't agree, after breaking up it's good to be on ones own again...
    dontcareforlabels dontcareforlabels 41-45, M 6 days ago

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    *younger not young since ya know, I'm still young. ;D
    FunnyandNerdy FunnyandNerdy 16-17, F 6 days ago

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    Sometimes there's just no alternative. You have to. Otherwise there will always be someone who will walk all over you. Even if you lose the battle. At least you can say you did all...
    picklebobble picklebobble 46-50, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Im in the 8th grade Im 13 years old.. Im different from all others.. I thought people stopped bullying me till last year... I was wrong.. People make fun of me for what i like, for...
    SkilletFan01 SkilletFan01 13-15, F 3 Responses 4 hrs ago

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    I haven't spoken to my 32 year old son in 4 years. I still cry about it, especially during the month of the "sentinel" event. I still can't believe it actually happened. We'd...
    confusedinmanyways confusedinmanyways 56-60, F 2 Responses Aug 30

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    I'm fine with being to myself and alone. I can do what I want, when I want and how I want. I don't want friends because they've become a waste of time for me considering no one...
    NaturalJoy NaturalJoy 26-30, F 58 mins ago

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    Hi everyone. I am now 24 with a beautiful 4 year old daughter. I'm absolutely in love with my husband and daughter, but heartache and pain have now entered into my life. My story...
    0ll0Emerald0ll0 0ll0Emerald0ll0 22-25, F Aug 17

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    Need to share my story, guess I'm just getting mad by not being able to talk about it and have to have some feed back, specially from men, just to be able to understand my big...
    tangoandjuliette tangoandjuliette 26-30, F 2 Responses Aug 17

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    From a young age I was taught to blend in. Stick with the crowd, don't be the sore thumb. It's what my family has taught me; it's what my culture has taught me. But things change...
    unravelling unravelling 16-17, F 5 Responses Sep 9

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    This happened just this past weekend and I am still going thought a bit of shock. I've not really talked to them any. The must know something is up, but probably not sure what that...
    MelissaSmith24740 MelissaSmith24740 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 21

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