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I Wonder What It Takes To Be A Success

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    There's A Big Difference Between Success And Successes

    Until recently, I considered myself a success by any measure. Not anymore. I haven't been able to parlay my successes into success. Sounds confusing, but I am talking about the kind of success that, at least gives one a semi-comfortable perch from which to view the world...
    penguinswon penguinswon 51-55 5 Responses Dec 8, 2009

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    what if a premortal existence was real and before you came into this world you had to sit at a spirit computer and build an avatar for this life and choose it's abilities and what...
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    I think about this sometimes, mostly what my nieces and nephews would think. I would be the third in my immediate family to commit suicide to do this and absolutely certain this...
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    LOL I can't help but laugh reading the tittle,I find it funny for some reason,maybe it's because i tend to find humor in irony's,cynicism and dark things.And this seems somewhat...
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    something that always passes through me head. "what if I dissapeared?" "what if I just stabbed my self in the heat?" "what if I just overdose?" "what if I just ran in front of a...
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    Whenever I think about this, I start to cry...
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    Why would someone just send them a nude pic of their private parts? WHY! Why it is always guys. Now I get if a girl ask for me even if most don't. But can someone here please...
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    I say I don't care what they think... but I'd still like to know.
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    I wonder what it was that I just saw in the sky... A random white ball of light coming from a specific point in my view of the sky, asymmetrically spiraling then dissipating in...
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    I really thought I was gonna make it, but it was too much for me. I tried and tried and tried over and over but it keep being thrown back into my face. I just don't want to try...
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    Oh ... People. I just don't understand what goes trough their mind? Listen, I'm a big gal, I mean... Really big. So what? That's how I sculpted myself, this is my work and be a...
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    7 years old me thinking who am I, why I'm here as I've always been a deep thinker. I was 12 years old when someone who's 61 years older than me said to me "I'm poor, I have nothing...
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    i don't know what to say. my mental experience feels very misconstrued. i don't know you and you don't know me. but there has to be just one gentle loving soul out there that has...
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    I've unintentionally confused people by being cheerful around friends and being gloomy when I am alone or with other people. I wonder what my classmates think of me ?-?
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    Pertaining to the facts in my other stories, I was drugged and molested by my Fake Mother (who shares no blood with me) and her boyfriends and one of their entire families because...
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    What if.. I would've died instead of him...?
    MutedVoice MutedVoice 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 21

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    What would it be like havin me as a friend? (Read my other experiences) pin and tapeworm in my past, falling in love with a book character, what would it be like having me as a...
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    What do you guys think about gender roles?? I think thats very important, thats why I'm kinda hate feminist eventho im a girl
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    I wonder what people really see when they look at me? do they see me as an intelligent person? a really dumb person? it always peaks my interest but also worrys me sometimes
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    Why are people so horny here :( is anybody here actually looking for love. and are you really, or just saying that to get boys to do what you want. ive had guys do that to me :(. i...
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    BreakingBored BreakingBored 41-45, F 2 Responses Aug 19

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    They say on average you meet over 10 000 people in your life before you die. It'd be interesting to know what each of those people saw in you, I think.
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    of course we all wonder n I don't think we are human if those thots didn't cross our minds....but, I think we should not dwell on this concept, either
    craigslist504 craigslist504 36-40 1 Response Aug 18

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    It dawned on me that no one else stands where anyone else stands, so you view of the world is completely unique. No one will ever see exactly what you have seen. Add the internal...
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    I woke up again to that sight. There he was. So unique in his age. I blocked out all the people who tried to tell me the truth about us and just focused on his face. He was so kind...
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    Attempted once. Failed. I will attempt again. There is really no reason for me being here. If I'm not here the sun will still rise, there will still be clouds in the sky, life will...
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    I wonder if they would be surprised? or if they would say something like, "it's about time"???
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