I Am Always Hoping For Something Better

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 213 People

    Wondering If It Is A Good Approach

    The reason I am writing in the group without joining it is because I want to understand the point of view better. Please let me know if there is a brighter side to this that I just don't see. I always look to expand my understanding but I don't mean to offend.I'm now 44 and I...
    FlauntTheImperfections FlauntTheImperfections
    46-50, M
    9 Responses Jul 23, 2012

    Always Hoping

    Always hoping,Somethin' better,Surely,Can't be far away, Must be my turn soon,I'm hoping.
    lazycrazybasket lazycrazybasket
    46-50, M
    Aug 8, 2012

    How Do I Get You Alone :-)

    no offence to any of my online friends you all have a purpose in my life but its just not quite the same as having someone sitting next to you passing time sharing support..feeling good ..and i bet my neighbours think i have nobody sad recluse ..it accentuates how socially...
    psychicprayer psychicprayer
    36-40
    1 Response Jan 23, 2013

    I DECLARE that God has a great plan

    for my life. He is directing my steps. And even though i may not always understand how, i know my situation is not a surprise to God. He will work out every detail to my advantage. In His perfect timing, everything will turn out right. This is my declaration.
    Jhayz Jhayz
    26-30, F
    May 17, 2015

    I Want A Happy Ending

    I know my life isn't necessarily bad right now but I sure could use some improvements. It's hard being the only one who doesnt have "a side". I'm on everyone's side and no one's side. People expect us to give them hundreds of dollars, meanwhile becoming behind on bills yet they...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Jul 4, 2012

    On My Way Home...

    I am only passing through this dimension....
    lookingwindow lookingwindow
    46-50, F
    1 Response Jan 1, 2013
    lookingwindow lookingwindow
    46-50, F
    Jan 1, 2013

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