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I Am Driven

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 74 People

    Drive For Success

    I went directly from the U.S. Navy to college. I am about to complete my second semester. I made Dean's List the first semester, tested out of a few classes, am a Sophmore, and my focus in life is success. I don't have any "real" friends. I spend 90% of my time...
    ominious ominious 22-25 1 Response Apr 20, 2008

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    Driven

    Driven,That's me,To success,For me,That's the only way,Anything less,Not me!
    mrraincoat mrraincoat 46-50 Sep 8, 2012

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    Measured By Pain

    It is one thing to want something, but a completely different thing to actually go out and get it. Many of the things that we truly desire are later measured by how much we gave up or dealt with. This of course includes sacrifice, and even physical pains. I have grown up around...
    eightmind eightmind 18-21, M 1 Response Oct 10, 2008

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    When I Want Something

    Truely want it with all my heart, I don't stop. I'm like a train. I will either reach my destination or de-rail trying. If something ingnites my passion, I don't let go. I'd let myself be destroyed before I'd give up on it.
    AscendedOne AscendedOne 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 7, 2009

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    Is This Real?

    To the point..I am in love with a man that lives in a different country. We met a year ago and we have continued to keep in touch via phone,email,im, and webcam. We have may obstacles but we continue to stay in touch trying to make plans for the future to see each other...
    lostnlove lostnlove 31-35 Aug 18, 2008

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    Six years ago within a year I had three dark experiences with three different Egyptian males ... The first experience occurred in brighton while I was still living in Brighton but...
    Soullesss Soullesss 31-35, F 1 Response 8 hrs ago

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    I don’t really like to rant but as I see things printed and posted I am just motivated to do just that. As a US citizen I see too many who take for granted or just plain don’t...
    lasergraph lasergraph 61-65, M 3 Responses May 7

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    EYES OF THE WOLF He raised his muzzle and tasted the wind. The faint scent of prey came to him causing his stomach to clench. A faint whine escaped before he could stop it...
    ArnoldJRimmer ArnoldJRimmer 46-50, M May 11

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    Enslaved Part One: Creation For any story there is will always be two sides, Good and evil. Be it history, child’s story, legend or myth, there will always be the two sides. I...
    crazykid100 crazykid100 13-15, M 1 Response May 19

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    How to Quiet the Mind - By Gina Lake The mind is a wonderful tool for thinking, but it has a dark side. There is an aspect of the mind that is not useful but pretends to be...
    imurfriend imurfriend 26-30, F May 2

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    Infrastructure Projects by DP Consultants Beijing Guoson Centre Category: Transit Orientated Development Country: China Year of Completion: 2008 Client: Guocoland (China...
    fareslgthrt fareslgthrt 26-30, M May 5

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    Infrastructure Projects by DP Consultants Beijing Guoson Centre Category: Transit Orientated Development Country: China Year of Completion: 2008 Client: Guocoland (China...
    fareslgthrt fareslgthrt 26-30, M May 5

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    Kids are more high strung today than the average psych ward patient in 1950. The chances are fairly high that either you or a loved one has had a history of anxiety. In any given...
    PsychGirl94 PsychGirl94 18-21, F 11 Responses May 5

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    JESUS PREDICTED HIS OWN CRUCIFIXION AND DEATH. Jesus was not afraid to die. In fact, He predicted His own death and resurrection Matthew 16:21 - From that time on Jesus began...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses May 5

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    "Stand in the corner and scream with me. A body full of empty and a head full of rage..." "Feel like slipping away." "A mind that's like a fire, driven by the pain." That has...
    GarnetRoses GarnetRoses 22-25, F May 5

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    For its diversity in culture, religion and beliefs, Asia has been a melting pot of different ethnicities and individual personalities. The languages, likes and traditions are all...
    MarkPaulLucas MarkPaulLucas 22-25, M May 6

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    Well done EP, you have just driven out yet another member of this so called community, by letting the place be overrun with perverts. instead of going around deleting peoples...
    IF64 IF64 51-55, M 8 Responses May 6

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    So many people carrying the same wounds and pain… I am one of them…My mother abused me horribly, but I managed disconnect from her as I was age 4-5. I told myself: this is...
    soulbridge soulbridge 36-40, F 1 Response May 6

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    Somebody Said............Somebody said...... a mother is an unskilled laborer.Somebody never gave a squirmy infant a bath.Somebody said..........it takes about six weeks to get...
    ceywat ceywat 51-55, F 7 Responses May 7

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    Saw the movie shame.That is exactly how it is being borderline.I think I am somewhere in between.Being Demisexual,empath and borderline is a strange **** up of emotions.You have...
    aquabunny aquabunny 22-25, F 2 Responses May 8

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    I am not a psychopath, so hopefully I won't get blasted for posting here. I have been rocked, shaped, traumatized by my experiences with individuals I can't fathom, whose behavior...
    SweetSpiritEnergy SweetSpiritEnergy 26-30 2 Responses May 8

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    So first I'll play you a song to listen to that might make up for my poor writing skills because the right music can cover lots of sins.. and a wrong sort with a bad ear can be...
    NotHooray NotHooray 56-60, M May 8

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    It has definitely been an emotional and stressful week. It all started last Friday with my car breaking down. My son had prom the next day so I had to borrow my daughter's car...
    thelionsden13 thelionsden13 41-45, F 6 Responses May 9

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    I was exposed to these things even before my birth; my mother did not give up any habits whilst she was pregnant with me. As a child I would trace patterns in the ash residue on...
    MythicDreamer MythicDreamer 22-25, F 1 Response May 9

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    * We all Need to read this more times then we want to admit.* *NAILS IN THE FENCE* *Make sure you read all the way down to the last sentence.* *(Most importantly the last...
    Swisslady Swisslady 51-55, F 2 Responses May 9

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    Technically I call myself a recovering one though. Bass for 26 years, guitar for 25 years and I've dabbled with drums for 24 years...haven't owned a kit for 22 years though...
    CrypticK76 CrypticK76 36-40, M 1 Response May 9

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    Actually in some rare instances I do, but the emphasis is on rare. Maybe it's the result of being raised primarily by my mother and my dad not really wanting much to do with me...
    CrypticK76 CrypticK76 36-40, M May 9

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    It's a bit ridiculous but for the solid last 3 months, I have not been alone. Dawn til dusk. Consecutively. I have constantly had somebody with me. Maybe not necessarily present...
    KairiKipling KairiKipling 18-21, F 1 Response May 9

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    I would love to chat with and get to know a handsome 40-50yr old who is smart, driven and handsome. Are you out there?
    ladybell1 ladybell1 36-40, F 2 Responses May 10

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    I want to start this all off by saying that I never believed in writing anything out to feel better. I've written tons of poems and short stories that reflect my inner machinations...
    MrPervSan MrPervSan 18-21, M 2 Responses May 10

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    Today I challenge myself to look out for me...take care of me ... I have found myself being driven by wounds of the past, motivated by the idea of demonstrating to those who have...
    Toomuchsoul Toomuchsoul 31-35, F 1 Response May 10

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    I'm a single mom with 4 kids ands I'm happy but I'm having a hard time finding a job to make ends meet. I'm analytical, driven, creative, and passionate. I was 1.5 semesters away...
    GibMore GibMore 31-35, F 4 Responses May 11

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    My mom has driven me insane for the past 7-8 years of my life. It all really started spiraling down hill when my Grandpa died. My grades startes slipping. I didn't get all A...
    Starlightrose Starlightrose 18-21, F 2 Responses May 11

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    “The problem, often not discovered until late in life, is that when you look for things like love, meaning, motivation, it implies they are sitting behind a tree or under a rock...
    RegularMiracle RegularMiracle 22-25 2 Responses May 11

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    I had my affair 7 years ago. It lasted about three amazing years! We didn't "hide" it either. I can say that I never felt alive like I did while I was with him. I felt driven...
    StressedOut2 StressedOut2 36-40 1 Response May 11

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    (I actually don't "have" it anymore, as I'd be well-over dead.) I had serotonin syndrome from 2011-2013. I confused it with mania, and I had never had a seizure before, so I didn...
    grindhound grindhound 22-25, T May 12

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    I am wondering how much our behavior is driven by the ghosts of our past. I felt an undeniable connection to AP that I found really hard to break even though the situation was not...
    HurtsEverywhere HurtsEverywhere 31-35, F 14 Responses May 13

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    Incubus - Drive Sometimes I feel the fear of the uncertainty stinging clear And I can't help but ask myself how much I'll let the fear take the wheel and steer It's driven me...
    RoughDiamond17 RoughDiamond17 36-40, F May 13

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    I think it's the Sicilians who speak of the thunderbolt, when a person is suddenly struck like by lightning, and falls in love. It's something irresistible and undeniable despite...
    Astrucbmt Astrucbmt 22-25, F 8 Responses May 14

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    The charter to the Atalante was probably the greatest holidays we've ever had.? Anything was as advertised from you and your Web-site.? The crew couldn't have already been nicer or...
    Andrew0369nbp8 Andrew0369nbp8 31-35, M 1 Response May 14

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    According to the Asia Construction Outlook 2014 survey, the prospect for both the size and the growth of Asian Construction market remains positive with 92% respondents in...
    DavidBrasseur DavidBrasseur 22-25, M May 14

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    When Tomorrow Comes Part Nine - Chapter Twenty I discovered several things when I was finally able to read the contents of the letter. One, the letter was from Brenda. He never...
    MaryJanine MaryJanine 56-60, F May 14