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I Would Rather Be Naive Than Jaded

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    Towards An Unconditoned Mind: Experience Is A Liar

    so and so did this.So and so was that waytherefore if new person does that...they are this.how could it be any more clear how much of a liar our expeirences are?I still expect cruelty from people, but I ignore the voice of experience, I let them in anyways. Why? because I never...
    ManifestoOfThePhoenix ManifestoOfThePhoenix 26-30, M May 5, 2012

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    Too Obvious.

    Life is hard and at times the things you experience are despicable. But it is far too obvious that you can't dwell on the past. It won't change it. Might as well be happy having survived it. With a semblance of normalcy. Then just move forward maximizing what ever it it you can...
    jeremyleaves jeremyleaves 26-30, M Oct 16, 2012

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    if you have any news good or bad i would rather hear it from the person that has something to say rather than other people cause by time it make it to me there story has been...
    DBsw1990 DBsw1990 22-25, M Jul 9

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    I love it when people are affectionate with me. I like it when people invite me places, or text me, or call me. I would rather have that person than someone who makes me text them...
    foreignindulgence foreignindulgence 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 10

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    Would Rather Be Myself Than Try to Act Normal
    michigan11 michigan11 22-25, M 3 days ago

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    Like a diseased tree, I've cut off the final toxic branches of friendship, which has left me feeling a bit desolate and depleted. I am not talking about online friendships. I'm...
    PlasticRobot PlasticRobot 36-40, F 3 days ago

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    I think that we have lost the ability to talk to one another in person. Case in point, my own mother would rather express her issues via text than talk to people about it. What is...
    SemiAthleticFoodieChick93 SemiAthleticFoodieChick93 18-21, F Jul 22

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    Perhaps I am not the "Ideal" person in Todays Overly Politically Correct Society , and am far too concise and blunt for most peoples taste nowadays , Nor am I rich , dashing...
    TsavoHunter TsavoHunter 36-40, M 3 Responses Jul 23

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    I would rather have a Muslim woman in a colorful Abaya or Hijab than a woman naked. non Muslims wont get this soooo.... lool I don't know what draws me to a Muslim woman in...
    DracovNasser DracovNasser 18-21, M 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    Recently I met this guy on Facebook he went to high school with some childhood friends of mine also. He's sooo hot nd seems smart, he doesn't drink or go clubbing or smoke what so...
    marieshineh marieshineh 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 10

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    I think we grow from relationships: good ones, bad ones, mediocre ones. I believe one can only learn what they're like in a relationship empirically. So yeah, I'd rather be with...
    LipstickShield LipstickShield 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 12

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    Being a creative mind, destruction isn't really in my nature. I draw, make music, take pictures, let's just say I 'create' things on a daily basis. This is a part of me you could...
    AlphaOmega13 AlphaOmega13 16-17, M 1 Response Jul 12

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    Fake and adored lol no way! Gotta be yourself and it doesnt matter if you are hared or adored,there is always people with taste for all.What matters is what make us grow,so yeah...
    4biandu 4biandu 26-30, F 3 Responses Jul 16

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    Way back in college i used to party every weekends with my friends, but after graduation and keeping yourself busy with work and saving money for your own expenses i'd rather stay...
    jellynecaryl jellynecaryl 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 21

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    I'm just sick of fake friends. I'd rather be alone than having fake friends around. My best friend back stabbed me by spreading some disgusting rumors about and i lost so many...
    Jay198z Jay198z 18-21, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I recently left my child's father... He was a controlling manipulative negative judgmental person... But he took care of is financially, to me it's more expensive to let him...
    Jezzebel143 Jezzebel143 26-30, F 2 Responses 3 hrs ago

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    I have always, and always will be, myself. I am happy with the fact that I have a 'contradictory' personality (who doesn't? It's part of being human) and really don't care when...
    randomlygenerated randomlygenerated 18-21, F Jul 5

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    so many people believe that they should tell lies to cover the disgusting nature of their actions but in truth , nothing is more beautiful than the utterances of truth , because...
    Nichalas Nichalas 22-25, M Jul 10

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    Been to a couple psychologist/counselors. I guess I was always looking for a medical diagnosis. There's so much stuff that goes on in my head that I don't know how to explain, it'd...
    kxCobra kxCobra 18-21, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    I don't know what to do I tried an experiment of going out with somebody because I was sick of my loneliness But all I do is look at other mens women Ok she is not pretty she is...
    defoekeane defoekeane 36-40, M 1 Response 11 hrs ago

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    Played the role of a third wheel or loner today with 9 people in our group. Nobody made an effort to talk to me today. I guess I'm "annoying" as my "best friend" would say. God, I...
    Maq98 Maq98 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 16

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    I didn't think I would end up on my own. Two sons, one failed marriage and one long term relationship behind me, I still believe in love and marriage. Just wish I could have my...
    Littlemisspixie Littlemisspixie 51-55, F 2 Responses Jul 18

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    I wasted three ******* years on a friend I thought would stick with me forever. Turns out she was lying about every damn thing.
    saralynnn saralynnn 18-21, F Jul 23

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    Yes, I do like to visit with what little friends I have(hubby's), for a few hours. I was never social growing up. Not even to go to other kids birthday parties, cause I was bored...
    mrsklemzak mrsklemzak 36-40, F 6 days ago

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    If I could I would live underwater. Take a break from the biosphere and go under for a little bit :)
    AquariusLife AquariusLife 26-30, F Jul 6

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    I've been fighting depression in and off for many years. I can't seem to find my happy place in life. But when I dream ... I'm Never sad or depressed. I'm always happy. Wish there...
    mrfister1967 mrfister1967 46-50, M 4 days ago

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    I used to like being popular with a lot of friends until I realized, what I'd deal with. now I have 3 friends
    princecold princecold 16-17, M Jul 4

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    Life is too short to waste it trapped in unfulfilling relatiomships. I was married for close to a year, and I'm so much happier and satisfied picking and choosing with whom I...
    thegirlnobodyknows thegirlnobodyknows 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 11

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    yes alone.. if someone cant stand and fight for your love.. why do they have to stay in a relationship.. ? Love is an experience but not a rehearsal of feelings and emotions. Love...
    sheshe39 sheshe39 26-30, F 2 Responses Jul 15

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    Why waste time on a person that u know that doesn't give a f **** about u .
    romi777 romi777 31-35, F 2 Responses Jul 16

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    I'm in a dead relationship it feels. I made him move out because our rship was toxic in a bid to save it. But now, he rarely makes the effort. I have a 7 yr old son and he's like...
    Sia88 Sia88 26-30, F 3 Responses a week ago

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    That's how I live, if you ain't real you ain't gonna be here. And it seems once I say they are fake or just don't hang out with them they just call me names because I'm a red head...
    Mechawaffle Mechawaffle 13-15, M 5 days ago

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    "Let no man pull you low enough to hate him"- Martin Luther King
    Diabo1ique Diabo1ique 70+ 3 days ago

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    I have finally made the decision after 12 years of marriage, to continue my life without him. I feel strong and courageous. I feel like nothing could hold me back or move me from...
    brightbabyblues4u brightbabyblues4u 36-40, F 52 Responses 1 day ago

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    I've never been in love... I often wonder if I am incapable of feeling love :(
    misswhitney11 misswhitney11 26-30, F 6 Responses 17 hrs ago

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    No one loves someone like be ill live like this then
    Darlinghton Darlinghton 18-21, M Jul 8

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    Anyone in LA need a buddy to party or hang out with
    kaylcom kaylcom 18-21, F 6 days ago

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    I have this thing against calling people. I get anxious if I have to call someone. With some people, it's not a problem, but calling people out of the blue makes me nervous. I...
    brittanys13 brittanys13 22-25, F 2 Responses Jul 10

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    Would rather text than speak face to face or over the phone.Ispent my life on the phone. When the phone rings now, I start getting nausea. Texting is the way to go. Answer at your...
    Ironicman Ironicman 56-60, M 6 days ago

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    I would rather stay at home then go out. It is peaceful at home and there is usually nobody to bother you. Then again, I do not have much time to go out. The life of a teacher is a...
    Wattouat Wattouat 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 6

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    Bitterness may lead you to ultimate destruction. It gives you a bright idea to say things people would rather not hear/know. It often leads to break-ups. On the other hand, sadness...
    wildrose1806 wildrose1806 22-25 2 Responses Jul 15

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    I would rather be hurt by the truth, than live happily with a lie
    Elizabeth1411 Elizabeth1411 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 22

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    talking on the phone with never been one of my favorite activities. Neither has texting! to me, when you text or talk on the phone, you lose so much in the conversation I mean if...
    Pebbles1982 Pebbles1982 26-30, F 2 Responses Jul 22

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    I would rather someone be honest with me than lie because they don't want to admit the truth. In the end that would hurt less.
    curiousgirl1214 curiousgirl1214 26-30, F Jul 16

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    I don't want to wait for the down set date cause I would rather end it all tonight. If I mean anything to you I'm sorry, but I've made up my mind. Bulls in the Bronx- Pierce the...
    StemLyfe StemLyfe 16-17, F Jul 21

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    I would rather a harsh truth, then a soft lie. As the truth can be the best thing you hear, letting you know what people actually think. Honesty IS and always will be the BEST...
    Anth1290 Anth1290 22-25, M 1 Response 15 hrs ago

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    never had a girlfriend but there was one girl that I wanted as my girlfriend that also wanted our relationship to an open one meaning she wanted to have other lovers. I didn't like...
    beachboy14u beachboy14u 18-21, T 4 Responses Jul 3