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Northern Ireland
In a Domestic Partnership
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Discussion, Private Chat, Friends, Support, Stories, Learning, Look Around
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I Want People to Share Their Poetry
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The evening breeze caresses my face, A leaf flutters down from a nearby tree, Its existence ended. A brooklet flows by close to my feet, Its passage through time marked by a rustling, gurgling sound. The here and now is all that matters, has to be w...
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Sep 28, 2018
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I Love Ghost Stories
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This is partly based on two incidents in the same area at night time when I was convinced a girl had run into the path of my car only to find there was no girl, but later found out a girl had committed suicide there some years before by jumping in fr...
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Jun 10, 2017
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Do you ever start to read a book which turns out to be boring but because you've spent so much time on it, keep reading?
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4 days ago
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Books & Literature
If you could turn the clock back to when you were 13, what changes would you make?
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Mar 6, 2019
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Experiences
Is one born an introvert or is it an acquired condition?
I've been one since before memory so ......
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Mar 3, 2019
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Health
Heard on tv that up to around 1900, nostalgia was officially classified as a mental illness!
A bit extreme don't you think?
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Feb 16, 2019
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Health
This may well be an age thing. What is the point of a party where it is impossible to have a conversation due to the loudness of the music?
The young (mainly female) do their physical exercises - euphemistically referred to as dancing. The rest of us try to learn how to lipread.
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Feb 3, 2019
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Community
I Love Ghost Stories
THE LIGHTHOUSE Rory felt he was at the nadir of his existence. The usual reason. She hadn't even explained why. He needed to get away. One morning he read an obscure news story about an eccentric Scottish hotelier who had bought a decommissio...
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Jan 6, 2019
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I Love to Write Fiction
Germany, November 1944. A man makes his way painfully along a narrow road, leading from a forest towards Bremen. Name Peter Dugdale, age 29, RAF uniform, bruised with a twisted ankle, above all exhausted. He knows he's unlikely to reach 30; the ...
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Dec 15, 2018
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Does anyone else think Best Answer is a bad idea?
If someone goes to the trouble of replying to a post, to be told "There's a better answer" is rude.
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Dec 11, 2018
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Miscellaneous
How not to do your Christmas shopping, Tried this method four days ago.
Returned from shopping in a rain storm. Grabbed all the bags with one hand, leaving the other free to slam down the car boot lid - onto my head. A&E were fearing brain damage but I persuaded them I've always been like this.
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Dec 10, 2018
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Situations
The Past is a lake of Pain. Whether it's best to occasionally dip in a toe or try to repress, I'm undecided.
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Nov 17, 2018
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Miscellaneous
Are you familiar with the personality type who sees a problem with everything?
"If you put on the sausages first, they'll be burned by the time the toast is ready. Ah but if you put on the toast first, it'll be cold by the time the sausages are ready. And what about the tea? Oh god, you don't want mushrooms ...
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Oct 31, 2018
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Situations
Do you think it's important to retain a sense of humour, even when you know there are people who will misunderstand?
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Oct 4, 2018
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Miscellaneous
I'm a father and a husband but am still surprised at how many women want to be mothers.
Ladies don't need me to tell them the pain and trauma involved. Obviously it was expected a few generations ago, but why nowadays?
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Oct 2, 2018
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Parenting & Family
How is this possible?
About 6 years ago the remains of 800 babies and children were found hidden in a septic tank in a disused convent in Tuam, Ireland. For much of the 20th.century the convent had been a Catholic home for illegitimate children; any deaths that were repor...
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Aug 28, 2018
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When someone becomes personally abusive I think the sensible thing to do is to end the chat, rather than descend to their level.
Do you agree?
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Aug 25, 2018
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Miscellaneous
A question for fellow introverts:
Can you remember going to a children's party, wanting to join in the fun, but for some reason not being able to?
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Aug 21, 2018
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Experiences
Have you heard about the man who enjoys motoring but has renamed his wife his satnag.
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Aug 9, 2018
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Embarrassing & Funny
Just back from a drive in Donegal. I spotted two roadside signs directed at tourists saying "Come and Experience a Real Irish Wake". Wonder what they
pay the lead role?
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Aug 8, 2018
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Miscellaneous
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