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I Am At Crossroads In My Life

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    I've Been Here Before

    I don't know if where I am now actually qualifies as a crossroads anymore. I know what my choice is going to be. The hesitation is really for the people around us. Still I could just go on as it is now so, in that sense, I guess crossroads is the term. Let's just hope that...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Nov 5, 2010

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    Giving Up Or Letting Go?

    I recently quit a job after 6 years. All i have ever wanted was to work there and be one of them. In these 6 years I have mostly worked my *** off. I went to some important people to ask help in making me regular but every door closed on me. I suffered vacations, quarrels at home...
    maemac maemac 31-35, F Jun 23, 2013

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    Go Confidently In The Direction Of Your Dreams!

    I am finding myself at a crossroads. Currently I am at a stand still, and I really need to move. I'm blocking the road. I had been traveling along my road, there were the normal twists and turns. A few speed bumps, a pot hole here and there, even a couple of detours. But I...
    Toby2day Toby2day 51-55, F 9 Responses Nov 20, 2009

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    The Road Less Traveled.........

    How often we must bear the challenges of life; The endless roller coaster between happiness and sorrow; The constant ups and downs of daily strife. And always the question remains .... why? Life is not an easy road for most; It twists and turns with many forks...
    destinyguy destinyguy 26-30, M 5 Responses Jan 25, 2011

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    Hmmmm

    like one is clear another clouded
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Mar 23, 2010

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    Personality Evolution

    We are always changing and growing. Right now, I'm in a period of accelerated personal transformation on so many different levels. I'm literally watching myself grow and expand to fulfill a greater potential. I've experienced similar situations before, but this time something is...
    untether untether 41-45, M 4 Responses Jun 30, 2013

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    The Power Of Now - Part 1

    I just recently downloaded "The Power of Now" by Eckhart Tolle as an audio book and am already finding it ...intriguing. So far the material is basically Zen, but draws on aggregated spiritual systems, some philosophy and social psychology. The format is a sort of Socratic...
    untether untether 41-45, M 1 Response Jul 1, 2013

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    The Power Of Now - Part 2

    I completed my first listen, and am inspired. I immediately started again from the beginning, it's that kind of book. And I figure I'll listen over and over until it burns in. Like you, I'm at a crossroads in my life. For me, experience tells me *I* must change before my...
    untether untether 41-45, M 3 Responses Jul 6, 2013

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    I don't know if I can take it anymore.

    It's a lot of verbal and physical abuse in the home to the point where I feel it's not safe here for me. But I have four wonderful siblings that despite the fact get on my nerves, I can't leave. At least not yet. But it gets so much sometimes. I'm not sure whether if I can...
    RebornDiva RebornDiva 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 10

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    Myself Or Her...

    that's the tough question for me and why i'm at a crossroads in my life. very soon if i get some things rolling in my real world with identity documents, cards etc, i will for the first time in over a decade be free to take charge of my identity and my destiny. i am a FTM...
    Areyan Areyan 31-35 2 Responses Dec 19, 2010

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    Related Experiences

    I am at a real crossroads right now. I am due to start Uni in September. I have been offered a job in Egypt which will see me become a dive instructor. I risk loosing someone who I...
    Lustral Lustral 18-21, F 7 Responses Mar 27

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    I was homeschooled all my life, I never went to school with other kids or didn't really had a nice childhood. My mom and dad never took me, I hated my mom and still do for not...
    Cherisa409 Cherisa409 18-21, F 4 hrs ago

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    I was homeschooled all my life, I never went to school with other kids or didn't really had a nice childhood. My mom and dad never took me, I hated my mom and still do for not...
    Cherisa409 Cherisa409 18-21, F 4 hrs ago

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    So lost. Where do I go from here? Nothing in my life gives me happiness anymore. I’m completely numb. I can’t feel anything. And when I do? It’s only ever temporary...
    Ally95xx Ally95xx 18-21, F 3 Responses 1 hr ago

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    im tired of living in my predicament, i suck at school, which im uncertain that i will remain in, i've been in college for two years now, i've had nothing but grief here, i barely...
    Da4niel Da4niel 18-21, M 16 hrs ago

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    April 24. Lessons on the Job. Often, the spiritual and recovery lessons we're learning at work reflect the lessons we're learning in other areas of our life. Often, the systems...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F 19 hrs ago

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    I'm not a perfect person so as my life. I have ups and down and maybe sometimes I whine about it but I can't change it so I just live with it. But when it comes to love life, I try...
    MiloLover MiloLover 16-17, F 15 hrs ago

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    My whole life I have never been the guy kind of guy that gets girls. However when you've been single almost all of your life you get really tired of it. I used to watch other...
    beachboy14u beachboy14u 18-21 10 hrs ago

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    From the very beginning as i was born, i guess there was a curse over my life. My mother never loved me- she emotionally abused me. The things she said as i was younger- they...
    angel8i angel8i 31-35, F 2 Responses 8 hrs ago

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    My ex fiancé changed my life, he loved me enough to tell me about myself, he cheated the whole time, I am no longer naive to ppls words. They need to be proven and I don't trust...
    Lilmomma1617 Lilmomma1617 31-35, F 1 Response 12 hrs ago

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    I have saved a few peoples lives and one of my favorite ones I will always remember is when I was pregnant and went to ocean city Maryland to go to the beach. I was there with some...
    misbrookelynn misbrookelynn 22-25, F 9 hrs ago

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    Maybe no one will bother to read this, but I'm only posting it because no one I know can see it and I just wanted to let some things out. I really hate my life right now...I don't...
    megan4596 megan4596 16-17, F 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    Feel it's over anyway or that there's nothing worthwhile. I've made a mess of things. And just when I think things are going well something else goes wrong. Why bother? Life has...
    Genesis922 Genesis922 41-45, F 1 Response 22 hrs ago

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    Last night in Salem MA I performed spoken word poetry at an open mic at a bar I like. It was so fun and I haven't felt that alive in years. I wasn't nervous at all, I felt so...
    Reboenix Reboenix 22-25, F 17 hrs ago

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    Donnie Darko the moment I saw that movie It changed my life ...
    kpmalone kpmalone 22-25, M 3 Responses 17 hrs ago

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    I feel something is missing in my life and i dont know what it is.
    TwisterTy TwisterTy 22-25, M 1 Response 12 hrs ago

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    Somedays I wish I could. But there's no turning back now. I am in this life and I will be fine. I am in my prime and its time to conquer those sad thoughts and be happy. I am...
    MeganXXXXX MeganXXXXX 22-25, F 10 hrs ago

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    while looking back at my life now i can see where Allah has been leading me to the truth. Form rooming with two Kids form Pakistan who talk to me about truth and peace in islam and...
    pc1965 pc1965 46-50 8 hrs ago

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    My father gave me a property and named it to me. When i got big debts because of helping my parents business and getting bigger because of interest and afraid of others to file me...
    adi74 adi74 36-40, F 1 Response 6 hrs ago

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    I'd do so many things differently. I wouldn't have talked to certain people but I guess if my life was any different I wouldn't be on this app venting to strangers
    Sadderdayinct Sadderdayinct 18-21, F 6 hrs ago

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    Im done with life. Im tired of people ******* me off everyday. I quit track and field , band ,etc. Im just done. I just wish all people would disappear. I cant function correctly...
    prodigious95 prodigious95 16-17, F 5 hrs ago

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    I'm madly in love with someone who isn't even in my life anymore😔 I miss him and I want him back 💔😢
    abbyiser16 abbyiser16 16-17, F 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    My life is so horrible.. But I wake up every morning saying it will be okay just not today
    sammylynn333 sammylynn333 16-17, F 3 hrs ago

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    I was stupid and naive XD It was about two years ago because my friends were all in relationships and stuff. But the breakup helped me. I learned to see life more realistically...
    rapfordays rapfordays 13-15, F 2 hrs ago

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    I love life and experiencing it in the most positive light with new perspectives on a daily basis.
    corazon77 corazon77 51-55, F 1 hr ago

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    I'm finally doing what I think is best for ME. My whole life I've done what I've been told is "right" and doing what others want me to do because it's what I "should" do. And you...
    Lala365 Lala365 18-21, F Mar 29

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    I hate my life so, so much right now... This is the only consistent thing I have in my life right now... my total disdain for my life! I am in pain psychologically and I can't...
    aniave aniave 31-35, F 2 Responses Mar 30

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    Everyone has ups and downs in life. But not everyone shares this. Of course sometimes I hate life, but we have been put on the earth for a reason! You might not actually think so...
    benzo12 benzo12 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 25

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    I came to a recent understanding about my time. I am not to live by my own free will. My natural instinct directs me in a way that made me come to realize its not my own feelings I...
    WarzJack WarzJack 22-25, M 1 Response Mar 27

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    There is only one true meaning of life. To copy yourself into the future. Just about any emotion, instinct or action, whether cruel or kind, is designed to drive us towards that...
    Apasas Apasas 41-45, M Mar 28

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    I've been so afraid of messing up my life, I've forgotten that it is okay to do exactly that in life. I've been putting unnecessary pressure on myself. Judging myself too harshly...
    anom33 anom33 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 28

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    Hey guys... I also wanted to change my life... Especially for the better. I figured out how to do it and I'd like to share it with you all. (I am aware this might all sound very...
    xxersabooxx xxersabooxx 18-21, F 9 Responses Mar 29

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    I was born and raised as a Roman Catholic and I still am but I learned to be more open minded at an early age. I felt so lonely and I knew I wasn't from here because I knew my...
    lapluma808 lapluma808 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 3

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    WHAT IS LIFE? Each and every one of us is different, all of our lives are different… no comparison! We all have numerous endless list of questions about the mystery of life and...
    MilweePisces MilweePisces 18-21, F Apr 8

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    It finally sinks in why I've been in so much pain for so long. Living with a husband who showed many traits of a narcissist, and sharing my childhood with a narcissistic sister...
    moongirl62 moongirl62 51-55, F 2 Responses Apr 10

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    "Stop being a prisoner of your past, become an architect of your future." This quote always hits home to me. For a long time, I would sit scrutinising things in my past, not...
    Bellastasia Bellastasia 26-30, F 2 Responses Apr 14

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    here's a Poem my sister wrote during a time in her life where she was undergoing many struggles, she got into an accident, was taken out of university for a time and it changed the...
    brownbrawh brownbrawh 18-21, M Apr 15

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    I know we've heard this one a lot but here I go. Ever since I graduated from high school I had been told by everyone around me to do things which everyone is doing , get a decent...
    Norajean1109 Norajean1109 18-21, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Seeing that precious little face run towards me when I get home from school just makes my heart melt. I took him on a walk, then I told him that he needed to pick sissy some...
    16countrygirl 16countrygirl 16-17, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Laying in my bed reading this inspiring book - life without limits by Nick vujicic, one of the best books I've read in a while.. And if your on this experience and reading this...
    emmatebby emmatebby 18-21, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    The plight of your life is nothing but You.. The reason of your life is a mere show. Life is a mere mirror where you glances at it make you feel that you are the uncrowned Queen...
    vansai vansai 26-30, F Mar 25

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    I once was lost... Eventually, I felt all hope was gone, when all that remained of me was a hollow shell with no joy, no purpose or reason to go on. In desparation, I cried out to...
    TexasJuneBug TexasJuneBug 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 25