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Postby heyjk60 » 02.09.2017, 16:00

Everyone defines success differently. What does success in life mean to you?
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Postby Sara2101 » 02.09.2017, 17:29

Roof over your head, food on the table, your friends and family around you and going to bed/waking up with the one you love by your side. Getting through one year without one of them dying would make life perfect.
Simple. Who needs more out of life.
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Postby heyjk60 » 02.09.2017, 20:08

Hmmm. So not being able to make it through a year without a loved one dying deems a person unsuccessful at life you think?
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Postby Sara2101 » 02.09.2017, 20:26

Not at all; the question was what do I see as success; not what makes a person unsuccessful in life.
The not dying part was merely an additional wish not linked to the actual question that you posed.

Also, I don't believe that the opposite of what I see as success would automatically mean an unsuccessful life, there's that whole grey area in the middle which isn't quite either.

I don't crave the usual trappings of what most see as success; as long as I can say that I'm happy then I would feel successful in life. No amount of wealth, etc would make me feel successful without the happiness associated with loving and being loved.
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Postby heyjk60 » 03.09.2017, 1:12

Gotcha. Glad to also know that waking up beside a loved one is not a requirement. :D
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Postby tazwriter » 03.09.2017, 6:27

Waking up is a start. Hope lover already went home.
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Postby heyjk60 » 06.09.2017, 17:04

Haha. Yes. Some days just waking up is enough for a successful day.
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Postby willing7 » 01.10.2017, 4:44

success,to me,means happiness..a state of mind...a choice
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Postby Mariposa61 » 01.10.2017, 8:29

Success for me is when I can stand with my own two feet and don't bother anyone for a single penny.
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Postby Luminaluna » 02.10.2017, 0:42

Success is seeing my children grow into confident, empathetic, generous, and other-centered human beings.

It is being able to feel wonder and delight at small things, like a ladybug landing on my arm or a random cloud animal.

To make someone's day better.
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