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I Am Determined to Succeed

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    I first tried to kill myself when I was 11. I remember it very vividly - I went into the bathroom, looked in the cabinet under the sink, found a brown bottle labled 'Toxic', and...
    OtherGrimm OtherGrimm 26-30, M 1 Response 7 hrs ago

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    I may have to rethink my whole anti-France attitude now.
    KnightMoves KnightMoves 46-50, M 1 Response 9 hrs ago

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    I have always loved knitting and when younger and children were smaller I did that a lot. These days... I only knit socks and mittens. However, to have a reason to do "nothing" to...
    swallow90 swallow90 51-55, F 1 Response 23 hrs ago

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    Part II Sometime after what happened with Scott at my house, Andy showed up at my door with his friend Mike. This was a different Mike than the one that was there at the house...
    justnicky justnicky 36-40, F 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    My brother Caleb, hung himself on 11-17-15 but he didn't die. He was up in Indiana where our family is from, but my Mom and I live in Texas. That night I left my phone in my...
    Katiej03 Katiej03 26-30, F 2 days ago

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    Who is lying? Wonder what people think. I dunno where the statistics come from & dunno if this guy is funded at all and if so by whom. Anyways what I always found interesting...
    Liminalghost Liminalghost 41-45, M 2 days ago

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    200 push-ups yesterday. 100 today. So sore . 20 down 80 to go.
    Xirzin Xirzin 18-21, M 2 days ago

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    Like today. I will sit back, pretend I know what the hell is going on and root for the underdog, (whoever that may be). 16 males, lots of food, booze and testosterone. I can do...
    TulipBaby TulipBaby 41-45, F 6 Responses 4 days ago

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    This is a true story of what happened to Greg Zaffuto. I have just experienced much the same and do not want this to happen to you, so I am sharing the following. I apologize for...
    Grace2U Grace2U 66-70, F 5 days ago

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    Has anybody experience a crippling anxiety? First, I should tell you that I am asian and live in Southeast Asia. I live in a village to boot. Not in the city. Therefore, life in...
    kiBraziki kiBraziki 18-21, F Feb 3

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    To succeed, you need to treat yourself with respect and admiration. To succeed, you need a high opinion of yourself.1. Every time you criticize yourself about something, add a...
    mikihtaus mikihtaus 18-21 Feb 2

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    My top dream for the time being is passing either IELTS or TOEFL. Both would be just awesome! But I'm not yet mentally ready, even though maybe grammar-wise I am.
    Tourion Tourion 22-25, M 1 Response Feb 2

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    At the end of the day it is all about effort, it's not always about whether you succeeded. Ideally you want to succeed at whatever it is your pursuing, truth is it's not always...
    tearglow tearglow 18-21, F Jan 28

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    Right now the road is rocky and the bills are piling up, but I will find a way to overcome. I will probably fail 50 times before I succeed once.
    mozgoz mozgoz 26-30, M Jan 25

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    This is not based on any particular incident, but rather on what I wish I had said to all those who have tried, with varying degrees of success, to intimidate me. That was back...
    Serenitree1 Serenitree1 70+, F 3 Responses Jan 23

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    a healthy relationship sounds like a myth to me. i was raised by old school parents who had me in their late 30s and early 40s. so growing up my parents tended to be the age of my...
    jaymazing jaymazing 22-25, M 9 Responses Jan 23

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    My daughter is 28 y.o. and has been with her bf for a little over 2 years. When they first got together, I was excited for her. She stood strong in her beliefs, but after a short...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jan 23

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    "There should be no boundaries to human endeavor. We are all different. However bad life may seem, there is always something you can do, and succeed at. While there's life, there...
    sophiebelle27 sophiebelle27 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 23

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    When someone expects you to be someone you're not. - Don’t change who you are for anyone else. It’s wiser to lose someone over being who you are, than to keep them by being...
    Grace2U Grace2U 66-70, F 1 Response Jan 23

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    They all want you to succeed but not more than them....
    toreffects toreffects 31-35, M Jan 23

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    I attempted suicide over 25 times and I failed. Yea, I know Im a failure. I'll never be anything. I've never acheived anything in my life and I'm done ✔ I'm sitting here with my...
    Deadsilence67 Deadsilence67 16-17, F 1 Response Jan 22

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    I attempted suicide over 25 times and I failed. Yea, I know Im a failure. I'll never be anything. I've never acheived anything in my life and I'm done ✔ I'm sitting here with my...
    Deadsilence67 Deadsilence67 16-17, F Jan 22

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    I cannot always guarantee I will succeed, but I will try.
    JackMann JackMann 22-25, M Jan 22

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    A few days ago I was driving home and was listening to Coldplay's Fix You. "When you try your best, but you don't succeed When you get what you want, but not what you need When...
    sophiebelle27 sophiebelle27 26-30, F 2 Responses Jan 21

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    Everything is always just out of my reach Beauty, love, all the things that I need I'm lacking, I'm lacking, I never succeed I'm forever in need, always in want And all I can do...
    XcookiexbakerXx XcookiexbakerXx 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 21

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    There's a chance that you may have been getting illegitimate emails from a Paypal whom you thought was real. The thing is that they send you an email stating that you have to...
    ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT 26-30, F Jan 21

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    No one succeeds without effort... Those who succeed owe their success to perseverance. Ramana Maharshi
    Camehashi Camehashi 26-30, F Jan 21

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    UPDATED I am becoming extremely depressed, worried, and fearful. My stranger for a Mother's boyfriend and his family whom she brainwashed against me may have been harming our dog...
    ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT 26-30, F 2 Responses Jan 21

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    It doesn?t matter if others believe you can succeed, or that you will succeed. No one can give you the resolution to succeed except yourself. It?s important to stoke those fires...
    Calmsoul Calmsoul 22-25, M Jan 20

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    I use to be really skinny bk in middle school and could wear anything I wanted but every since puberty started I never been truly comfortable with my body. I always hate looking at...
    marckengenie1 marckengenie1 18-21, F 3 Responses Jan 20

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    I love motorbikes, I have always wanted to own one, I have a dream bike instead of car, unlike most people I know. And its not even one of those high end models, just a normal...
    bujji14 bujji14 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 20

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    Some characters on this forum have not appreciated my contributions to this group. They have campaigned for my account to be terminated and succeeded. They want me to leave this...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jan 20

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    I grew up in a dysfunctional household where my parents--especially my father--discouraged me showing my displeasure. When I cried because I was sad or desperate or angry they...
    WanderingCuriosities WanderingCuriosities 18-21, F Jan 20

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    I was doing so well for the past few months, I don't know what happened. This week I have been sinking deeper and deeper into the hole. Now, I've been contemplating the idea of...
    PuckDrop PuckDrop 22-25, M 3 Responses Jan 20

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    It's sad that no one can succeed in this world without a piece of paper. Humans has let money control them..
    PetiteChica PetiteChica 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 19

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    I have fear of people due to some reasons.I'm afraid to be in a large group of people. My scars are not old. I have PTSD,i get flashbacks,anxiety attacks especially at night time...
    babyblueeee babyblueeee 31-35, F 1 Response Jan 19

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    The only reason I smile in life is for my best friend. She is the reason I am alive and I am the reason she is. I am bisexual and I have fallen in love with her these past 4 years...
    rferzola rferzola 18-21, M 2 Responses Jan 19

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    The Problem with Creeds Doy Moyer Please Note: Each coloured link within the article will lead you to a related topic on a different page of this site. However, while the text...
    churinga churinga 70+, M Jan 19

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    Congratulations! To whomever owns and controls this website. Your troll or trolls have succeeded in turning off genuine posters who hate living in Australia. I for one am staying...
    pubiczirconia pubiczirconia 31-35, M 1 Response Jan 18

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    Possibly you've had an amazing idea simply to have it shot lower by pals or family? Because of the very fact someone can be a relative or maybe a buddy isn't any guarantee they'll...
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