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I Wish Things Were Like They Used To Be

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    Growing up with eyes that saw everyone as nothing but bullies doesn't make the process easier. For that I'm slightly antisocial, shy, and terrified of getting hurt again to the...
    Shurtado12 Shurtado12 18-21, F Sep 17

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    Damn. I miss back when Hip Hop was energetic with Rhymes all combined designed to be poetic with. We need a sedative for what has been repetitive And to remind the blind who are...
    OdeSlinger OdeSlinger 26-30, M 1 Response Sep 10

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    It won't happen in a flash.. Or a day... Or a week... Or months... Or perhaps years... But I'll move on. I'm not gonna wake up and suddenly realize you aren't who I need. Or...
    catherineeac catherineeac 13-15, F Sep 5

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    I'm 53 and have wished I were dead my whole life. I used to try to commit suicide but after failing 4 times I have given that up. I am resigned to the belief that I will live...
    depressedrobin depressedrobin 51-55, F 5 days ago

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    I wish I could feel bright about the future. I wish I felt like good things are going to happen to me. After so many years of so much pain though, all I know is pessimism. I feel...
    WinterIncandescence WinterIncandescence 16-17, F Sep 5

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    I wish things would just go in the direction we'd like. I wish we could just be happy together without feeling like everything is trying to tear us apart :(
    music2me98 music2me98 16-17, F Sep 14

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    Laying here alone, thinking of you...wishing you were here with me. I wish I was wrapped within your strong arms, curled up and safe, with nothing between us. Just the sensation of...
    Oso41412 Oso41412 41-45, F 4 Responses Sep 3

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    I'm feeling really lonely again. This isn't unusual for me though. I always feel like this. I haven't seen my love interest in about two days. I haven't talked to him either. I...
    WinterIncandescence WinterIncandescence 16-17, F Sep 4

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    I used to love Christmas. I used to get so excited about decorating & wrapping presents. Now I wish there was no such thing. I wish we could just celebrate New Years Day and...
    SirenaVonLee SirenaVonLee 36-40, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    A long time ago there was a boy. He was smart, talented and handsome. However, he was very selfish and his temper was so difficult, that nobody wanted to be friends with him. Often...
    TheShalottLady TheShalottLady 61-65, F a week ago

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    I worry that I will never be self-confident about anything, even as I get older. I see my parents and other people around me that are always sure of themselves, taking a firm stand...
    SereneSolidarity SereneSolidarity 18-21, M Sep 2

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    Every time something good happens with my life I just want to tell me dad. It sucks not being able to pick up the phone and talk to him. Every girl needs her father to look up to...
    OwnWhoYouAre OwnWhoYouAre 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 15

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    👼Never get tired of doing little things to others,because those little things may mean so much to them💖big sweet smile for you all☺️
    Serenita Serenita 41-45, F 1 Response Sep 9

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    I just wish I was successful... Born into a famous family.. Being an actress, model.. Singer, or all.. But yeah, I'll be that somewhat talented girl working in Burger King when...
    Bflyboo14 Bflyboo14 13-15, F 1 Response Sep 9

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    I did my groceries yesterday. While falling in line at the counter, I saw 2 boys ahead of me. They look poor, their slippers were worn out and wearing old shirts. I looked at what...
    lemongrass09 lemongrass09 46-50, F 6 Responses Sep 16

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    I heard a story from my son about a girl who got pregnant by a fairground worker. The fair visits my village once a year... When my son told me I was naturally sympathetic.. we...
    Adaydreambeliever Adaydreambeliever 46-50, F Sep 21

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    I really do. I wanna hide and die. I'm sick of myself. I have no ******* problems. I just complain. And I hate myself. I just wish I was invisible to the world. Funny cuz when my...
    Kailenalovesyou Kailenalovesyou 13-15, F 1 Response Sep 5

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    I loved it when I was young. Since my Mum died it hasn't been the same. She loved Xmas. I tried to keep it special when my Children were growing up because I wanted them to feel...
    chrissie58 chrissie58 46-50, F 4 Responses 3 days ago

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    My boyfriend and I have been together for 6 years. We have had the craziest rockiest most insane relationship ever. For four years it wasn't the best but we got through it and I...
    cutecrazy05 cutecrazy05 22-25 1 Response Sep 8

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    It occurred to me that I'm almost 161cm, almost 41kg and about 29in on the upperwaist. Concidentally, I wished that when I turned 21, I would be 175cm, 55kg, and 36in on the...
    TetraZL TetraZL 13-15, F Sep 11

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    it would be nice if u were more around my age and lived close to me. the fun we could have. ;)
    SadisticBitch SadisticBitch 31-35, F Sep 12

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    Us humans are selfish animals, forcing people into the world into growing up to being productive and submissive or we could care less about them. A conditional existsnce...
    honestyreality honestyreality 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 20

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    When I listen to a song with my headphones on and I have a crush on the lead singer, I like it when I'm laying in bed so it feels like he's laying right next to me or behind me...
    Court24 Court24 22-25, F 5 days ago

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    ~Its a sad story but I don't enjoy Christmas like I use to. As a child, my grandfather was always in the christmas spirit, present wise. He gave out the best things and just being...
    Starliteyes24 Starliteyes24 18-21, F 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    It does kinda die on you doesn't it? When I was a kid. It was a big deal in that all your aunts and uncles and cousins would all try and come to see you. Either that or you'd run...
    picklebobble picklebobble 46-50, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I'm like super confident on the internet but in real life I'm so damn shy it's so stupid
    mich1998 mich1998 16-17, F 4 days ago

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    I sorta do but I just wish I was thinner. Also I wish my hair was customizable without money an hair dye xD
    EmptyAgain EmptyAgain 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    Just want to say I have a thing for balloon popping and I dont care I love it and just want to talk to people about that want to listen or that want to talk to me about it I like...
    Looner23 Looner23 22-25, M 23 hrs ago

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    I like: Documentaries. Dogs. Pizza. Funny people. Art. I dislike: Mayonnaise. Flying insects. ******** of society. Hot weather. Huge crowds of people.
    WhatTheFrenchToast WhatTheFrenchToast 18-21, M Sep 8

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    I like: Chocolate Evan Making people smile Books Pixie sticks I dislike: Trolls. Onions Bounty chocolate Coldness Floods.
    ImGayButDontTell ImGayButDontTell 18-21, M Sep 21

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    I like: - when my cat takes naps with me - warm and sunny weather - reliability, punctuality, following through, excellence as a habit, conscientiousness. - back scratches and...
    Solfeggio Solfeggio 36-40, F Sep 21

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    I only joined because I like Negima, and that's what the avatar thing-a-mabob is. Still a random thing!
    Riukkuyo Riukkuyo 18-21, F 2 days ago

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    Random likes: RPG video games, I find bruises cool, the smell of BandAids, fighting, trying teas, trying beers and wines, mythology, brown haired girls with blue eyes, fire...
    pizzaboy213 pizzaboy213 18-21, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I love bursting balloons, clothes or nude small or large balloons I love it and have done for a very long time nothing like popping balloons makes you feel alive especially when...
    Looner23 Looner23 22-25, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    We could talk about your crazy habit of always running late for the same bus everyday! You could laugh at my daft ideas on how to entertain each other. But that was then.
    picklebobble picklebobble 46-50, M Sep 16

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    So we could've cuddled and held each othro
    Pizzapaul Pizzapaul 18-21, M Sep 3

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    What should I do? :( what did I dooo
    Sweetaugust Sweetaugust 16-17, F 1 Response Sep 13

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    i have to sleep alone tonight, and for the next several. FROWNY!
    LittleStain LittleStain 18-21, F 5 Responses Sep 18

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    Nothing is more depressing than a weekend free with no friends or plans...
    elissamay33 elissamay33 22-25, F 4 Responses Sep 20

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    I'm gonna leave my family soon to live with my boyfriend. My family doesn't know anything about it and I'm really scared to just leave and go To him. I actually don't know what to...
    manall123 manall123 18-21, F 4 Responses Sep 23

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    Feeling anything but AMAZING and whole is detrimental to to your spirit. We all are perfect in our imperfections.
    DayDreamer81 DayDreamer81 31-35, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    I hate people. I love unicorns. I am a unicorn. Why cant there be more of us unicorns? people are mean and i just want a whole bunch of unicorn friends :(
    0LOvEsHaTeRs0 0LOvEsHaTeRs0 13-15, F 4 Responses 3 days ago

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    I am, suprisingly, very shy. Sometimes when I try to talk, it comes out awkward and I stutter when I talk to my teachers. I know that I am intelligent, yet my school wanted to keep...
    DrowningInRed DrowningInRed 13-15, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Don't get me wrong I love Christmas! But I miss the old days I use to watch Xmas victorious and watch the wonderful nickelodeon Xmas comersals. And I very minty Chistmas. Good old...
    Forders2 Forders2 18-21, F 4 days ago

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    Last christmas all I got was a book and a pair of headphones. No one cares anymore
    Alylovespuppies Alylovespuppies 18-21, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    Maybe it's the thought of knowing some people are suffering out there while you're just honestly cooking too much and giving out gifts to people who don't deserve it?
    acitythatneverwakesup acitythatneverwakesup 16-17, F 4 days ago

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    It's nice to get the family together and have a nice meal,but at the same time it's kind of stupid that it takes a "special occasion" for us to just go out for a meal.Plus,not...
    KurMujun KurMujun 18-21, M