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Freedom ...

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Submitted by Lina (United Kingdom), Sep 18, 2019 at 15:12

... Is one of life's free luxuries. It's the most valuable thing that we have.

I was on my way down the whole marriage and kids route... then one sunny day I was walking home from work, in my fitted skirt and hair blowing in the wind... and I realised how lucky I am. In some parts of the world you can't even leave the house without permission from a man. Why in the world would I trade the ability to do whatever I want... for a life of domestic servitude.

And I passed a cathedral and I felt incredibly grateful. My god forgives.

I don't have to answer to anyone. And in the right relationship, your partner will not restrict you.

There is a deep darkness within when you feel the need to trade your freedom for captivity.

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