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I Am Changing My Life

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 461 People

    Though, not just mine.

    It's an ongoing process. School didn't work out. So it's on to business.
    glassbox27 glassbox27 26-30, F Apr 21

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    I Am Trying To

        I am trying to cahnge my self. I want to be a better person , then I am already. I am trying to learn how to conrtrole my emotions. That way I won't try to take someones head off. I hate when people make me mad. I want to have more of me time. That would be so...
    acjf acjf 22-25, F Oct 13, 2010

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    Point Of Life

    There comes a point in life when the questions that have been bothering you all along, slowly unfolds before your eyes. Those moments no matter how harsh it may seem, how agonizing it maybe, Truth always sets you free(realization). Then starts new chapter with new questions to...
    wishfordeath wishfordeath 22-25, M 1 Response Feb 10, 2013

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    Decided to change majors

    and transfer to another University during a cold, lonely graveyard shift a few months back. I had everything set at that time. Cushy job that was waay ahead of what was expected of someone my age, with any agency that I could've stayed with until retirement. But I did it for...
    VandalMcMurphy VandalMcMurphy 18-21, F Dec 11, 2013

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    Since I've started this new job my workload

    seemed a bit more chaotic there for a few days. Working at the law office and then coming home to dishes, dinner, freelance, and stepmother-hood it was beginning to really ware me out and it had only been two weeks! I finished my first children's book last week, it's in the...
    thejoneses thejoneses 22-25, F Mar 26

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    Being More Open

    After years of being bullied, I have healed enough to open up more to people. The "scars" (memories) will always be there to haunt me, but the pain is gone. I'm still wary, but it'll get better with time. I have come a long way. I used to be so shy, that I wouldn't talk to...
    emipurple emipurple 18-21, F Sep 14, 2013

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    Scared

    I am at a point in my life where all my limits have been reached. Everything simmers under the surface and all I have known is putting my head down, keeping my hands busy and never complaining. I am everything to everyone all the time and I AM TIRED! So begins a new chapter, now...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Aug 6, 2012

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    Exodus

    For a while now, I have had a burning desire to leave. To leave this place, my mother, this state, the South. Finally, I have decided to change my life, whether for good or ill. I am moving in January, to live with my aunt in North Carolina. She was the first person I ever came...
    iamstillhuman iamstillhuman 18-21 1 Response Nov 16, 2012

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    It is time to move on

    and reinvent myself. It's the only way to fight this emptiness in my soul. It's time to regain the strenght that i once had. My will is my weapon, the past is my enemy, the present my battlefield and the future will be my victory!!!
    Ralphael Ralphael 18-21, M 1 Response Aug 1

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    Can We Really?

    It started out with me wondering if its actual possible to change one's life. I don't believe in pre determination but we are wried to respond in a certain way. i have worked with a variety of people over the years who have fallen foul of the legal system. one of the thing is see...
    stevester stevester 46-50, M 6 Responses Nov 18, 2009

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    Changing Me To Find Me

    ive always had some issues with knowing who i was. i would think i figured out who i wanted to be but when someone would walk out of my life i would realize that i was being who they wanted me to be. if they wanted a sweetheart type of girl i would be as sweet as possible, if...
    immortalmisery immortalmisery 22-25, F Jul 22, 2013

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    Learn...

    That you cannot make someone love you. All you can do is be someone who can be loved, the rest is up to them.. That no matter how much you care, some people just don't care back. That it takes years to build up trust and only second to destroy it. That no matter...
    JKS17 JKS17 26-30, F Feb 15, 2013

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    Pease pray that my love will return to me.

    We spent six years together, and a little over a month ago he broke things off because he didn't feel right. He felt lost and miserable, working long hours and having no time to himself. He lost himself. Please god, let him open his eyes and see that it's me. That we belong...
    haleyjeanne haleyjeanne 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 10

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    In Every Way

    everything that is going on in my life right now is 100% different than where I was a year ago, some things are much better and somethings are much worse, but I keep my head up and a good outlook on things. Overall I'm much happier than I was a year ago and I feel more loved than...
    SoMuchToSay SoMuchToSay 31-35, M 4 Responses Mar 25, 2008

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    Enough Games, It's Time To Be Real.

    Some time back I made a decision to change my world, life was becoming hopeless to me, thought my future was dim. I set a goal, it was to be debt free in two years (except for my house), the second was to become fully aware of my self, the third was to learn how to love others...
    dragonsteel dragonsteel 26-30, M 2 Responses Oct 5, 2012

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    Get Rid Of ************...or Any Addiction.

    Friends please stop ************. It's a sick habit. It has lot of sideeffects,search internet for it.Most important one it creates diffidence in life. Lead an healthy lifestyle do lot of workouts in gym, jogging and lot more. Instead of watching **** go out and hang out with...
    music1988 music1988 22-25 10 Responses Mar 2, 2012

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    Changing My Life.........the Journey Continues....3

    Hi Friends...., Today was my real examination....... As i have been avoiding ************ for 3 days, But today i have went into some adult sites.....first i control myself as possible as i can....The time, when i am controlling myself , was the superb time , as i was fighting...
    music1988 music1988 22-25 5 Responses Aug 23, 2011

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    2012 Is The Year For Massive Positive Change For Me!!!

    I am working on changing my weight and health at the same time. Since the last week of January I am down 67 lbs and counting. I am working out every day for 35 to 40 minutes. I am also eating an extremely healthy diet. I juice fruits and veggies and also make smoothies as well. I...
    defdevestated defdevestated 41-45, F 1 Response Aug 21, 2012

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    The First Step Is Always The Hardest

    Yes, I am changing my life. I am tired of the hurt and the frustration I have felt before, the lack of purpose I have felt in my life. So I am doing something about it. It may be small steps, little things like getting in tough of my spiritual side, and getting in touch with the...
    TheWanderingSupertramp TheWanderingSupertramp 22-25, M 2 Responses Jun 21, 2012

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    I'm starting baking everyday (healthy food

    and smoothies), walking more, having a positive attitude, starting college next year, Forgetting the bad past, enjoying single life. And it won't be 100% easy but it will be easier than when I was with my boyfriend who hurt me everyday. He is a ****. I'm over him and I'm...
    pikachuux pikachuux 18-21, F Jun 30

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    I Want To Become So Much More Than Myself

    may not believe this story or you may think I am an idiot, but I know that what I am doing will work. I have to achieve a mission to get what I want. I feel as if life is really limited. I long to be able to do what other people can't. To be powerful and strong. I want the...
    ExtraordinaryMan ExtraordinaryMan 13-15, M Sep 2, 2012

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    This Past Month.

    The past month, I have changed a lot. A lot of new things have happened in the last half year, and that has changed me too. But the last month has been more of an eye-opener. After being dumped exactly a month ago, I realized several things. One, a guy who dumps you because I was...
    Ariesgrl18 Ariesgrl18 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 22, 2012

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    Creating A Better Life Requires More Than Just Wishing It To Happen

    For the first time in my life, I will be the one in control of my life....I was an abused child.,and then when i married 43 years ago,I ended up in a sexless marriage with a very controlling spouse.I am finally leaving that marriage and starting my new life.My ability to finally...
    neuilly neuilly 61-65, F 12 Responses Nov 4, 2011

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    Not sure if anyone's interested

    but here goes.... Last May the Captain of the rescue team I'm part of at work asked me if I'd take on additional training. I'm up for new challenges so I quickly agreed. He asked about my health in general (he picked non-smokers due to the cardiovascular strain that would a...
    CrowdOfOne CrowdOfOne 46-50, M 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    The Path To Myself

    I haven't had the easiest life. I have a social access disability although most people only see that I can't walk and have a bent frame. I have tried for over 15 years to obtain a tertiary qualification and get a career in the alternative entertainment/arts industry, to no avail...
    TheWomanWhoDid TheWomanWhoDid 36-40 1 Response Mar 16, 2013

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    Police Officer To Mercenary

    I was sure I wanted to be a police officer, but the Mansion and Train incidents made me think otherwise. I became a mercenary to combat bio-terrorism.
    RebeccaChambers RebeccaChambers 18-21, F Jul 9, 2013

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    Dear Mom

    Dear Mom, What do you think about when you hear a person is an only child? Do you assume that child is just like me? Am I some sort of special breed of only child? I don’t believe upbringing defines a child as far as how many children are in a household. I think it’s what...
    ImaginaryPrototype ImaginaryPrototype 18-21, F Sep 13, 2013

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    Yea, I Was That Girl

    I was the kid that self harmed every night, had a mother that didn't show she cared, had no friends, had rubbish grades at school, refused to attend school, sat in the corner alone, the depressed one that no one liked, was bullied, ate too much, was suicidal, had no social life...
    XanthiaJo XanthiaJo 22-25, F 2 Responses Sep 7, 2011

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    Starting today I'm making the best out of each

    day. Helping others & making sure to smile, keep my sanity, & be HAPPY☺️😜😘❤️💜💙💛💚
    aubreylovell aubreylovell 16-17, F Jun 26

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    Oh, how surprising the forms

    that change takes can be! In the past 2 years, I moved away from the hills, quit firefighting/EMR, moved into an apartment rather than a house, and live very close to an actual city, and have been attending college for Philosophy and Humanities. Also, I have recently allowed...
    MollyPetal MollyPetal 41-45, T Aug 16

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    Road To Happiness

    after recently being informally diagnosed with bpd i'm taking the steps to better myself. i started uni a few months ago and in the short space iv been here have driven away so many people due to my condition. Trying to change things now and take the steps to try and be happier...
    MyBPDStory MyBPDStory 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 26, 2013

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    God is guiding me so

    that I may do his will :) Thank you God.
    gardengirl17 gardengirl17 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 30

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    Changing My Life.........

    Hi...Friends....From now onward i want to change my life.... there is much more i have to do in my life..... i just fail whenever i want to change my life but this time i will change my whole life. i will motivate myself everyday to change my life completely...TO CHANGE MY...
    music1988 music1988 22-25 3 Responses Aug 19, 2011

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    Habits are hard to break,

    but I won't give up until I gut the destructive ones out of my life.
    PersianPeasant PersianPeasant 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 26

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    Changing My Life.........the Journey Continues....1

    HI FRIENDS... Today i have completed the day 1 of my mission.... feeling really good.... Today i have bought some magazines such as............... how to change your life........ and some bodybuilding magazines. Right now i am feeling very energetic and very happy...
    music1988 music1988 22-25 1 Response Aug 20, 2011

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    Future WarAs you hear my battle cryI dig my

    heels deepInto a well trained stance...Your emptiness flashes past meAnd as I parry block and thrustBlazing hope my bladeUnrelenting love my shieldI keep you at a distanceI have already reassignedMy territory withoutYour permissionUncertainty and fearHave worn my armour thinBut...
    MrHeartaFire MrHeartaFire 31-35, M 2 Responses Oct 6

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    So I have decided to date two guys at the same

    time. Neither I am in a relationship with. One is my ex, who wants to get back together, and I told him I need to figure out myself which is the truth. We had a talk and he knows that I need to see if I love him out of loneliness or out of love. I am keeping an open mind however...
    KrisMiss KrisMiss 22-25, F Jun 1

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    I lived many years in a marriage

    that was abusive and in a religion that allowed it. I have left both in the past three years. I have come out of the external and internal chains that held me. I have the scars of that experience but I am working each day to heal.
    TreasuresJoy TreasuresJoy 61-65, F 3 Responses Jun 29

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    Sick Of Me.

    Today i was lying in bed when i started to think about the choicea i have made. though i am young ive made some very bad choices. i have decided to change my ways even though it may hurt me now and even if it causes me to lose some people...
    Comicss Comicss 13-15, F Feb 3, 2013

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    I Want To Feel Good For The First Time In My Life

    I am a 22 year old guy.I never did anything interesting in my life so far(unless you find seriously being in love with a girl you never spoke to,read here EP Link,never dated,was never in a band,did not had any extra curicculur activites,was not great in school.It sucked,cause I...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Aug 4, 2012

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    The Is Right And Right Now

    Spread my wings to the sky. How high i take it up, how bright I shine to light it up. How big the show , how far. around the world it goes . We gonna know when go Keep it rolling on Dont let up, dont stop or slow Aint nobody' gonna take the wheel if you let it go. With the...
    StoneColdSixx StoneColdSixx 36-40, M 2 Responses Nov 30, 2013

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    At the point life has given me lemons .

    ... So I'm going to make lemonade 😉
    Pretty22 Pretty22 18-21, F Jan 18

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    I Want To Run

    So I was a bartender in a beach community for years and needless to say partying was my modus operandi. I've never been big into drugs or anything although I have experimented. I'm definitely a supporter of medicinal/recreational marijuana use and that will never change but I...
    blacksheepiam blacksheepiam 22-25, M Apr 1, 2013

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    Giving Up Everything, Realizing What Mattered And Starting Over Again

    Changes all over the place. My whole world is changing. In the past couple of months I have been experiencing a whirlpool of emotions and situations. I gave everything up. Just couldn't keep up with all obligations and pressure from everything. Left my home, been on my own for...
    insanitycuresboredom insanitycuresboredom 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 18, 2012

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    I'm in the fourth stage and getting to the fifth!!  :)This is definitely one of the life-changing period of my life. After my biggest epiphanies, I keep getting more and more...
    ChicaAudaz ChicaAudaz 18-21, F Oct 2

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    Everything has changed this past 10 months! I had an epiphany, the real, awe-inspiring, shell-shocking revelation that we tend to see in movies etc. I am not kidding you right now...
    Tearystar1027 Tearystar1027 18-21, F 3 Responses Oct 10

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    I'm wasting my life because I'm too afraid of screwing it up to actually live it. I've never understood when people my age say that they're excited because they have their whole...
    hacky2012 hacky2012 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 2

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    Been immigrants my family traveled to Sydney, Australia via small boats during the war. I had a very rough childhood growing up. My dad left my mum after I was born. A guy moved...
    zenzuu zenzuu 26-30, M Oct 2

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    Finishing college has been the main goal in my like for a while now. When I graduated in May the feeling of accomplishing my goal was such a great feeling. However, now after a few...
    oness123 oness123 22-25, F Oct 9

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    Sigh...I graduated with my bachelors' degree in something that I'm not that crazy about. Instead of continuing to go through life apathetic, I want to really enjoy life and not...
    spreadyourwings spreadyourwings 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 13

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    Lately I have been feeling really fed up and depressed. I feel that both family and friends hate me being happy or having a life of my own. My parents are both really ill and have...
    galaxy3 galaxy3 36-40, F 1 Response 9 hrs ago

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    Met this guy and he is unlike any other i have met, life is just so complicated, he is married and i am in a relationship which is a open one. Feel bad yes i do, i cannot go one...
    amdee1 amdee1 41-45, F 3 Responses 6 hrs ago

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