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I Am Driven

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 72 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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    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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    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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    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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    I'm a triplet and have two brothers. One is an alcoholic. They've both dealt with substance abuse since we were teenagers, one got sent away to a rehab wilderness program when we...
    MyMindCravesNectar MyMindCravesNectar 22-25, F 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    Where to begin? I am a complicated person with conflicting desires. I have always been really lazy. There is a part of me that would love to never work. I would like to just eat...
    atpeacewithme atpeacewithme 31-35 2 Responses 1 hr ago

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    have believed this for a long time, problem being, we don't always know why they come into our lives. latest was a younger woman. met in a group discussion, started talking- hit it...
    harpack harpack 51-55, M 7 Responses 4 hrs ago

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    I love writing and most of the stuff I produce is poetry of some description, but I find it too personal to share with others, so I don't. The late night, primal cries into the...
    ViperaStellaris ViperaStellaris 13-15, F 22 hrs ago

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    ego driven. constantly seeing myself as the knight in shining armor to rescue the princess. in truth i am more Don Quixote than Lancelot. the more i try shed the ego, the more...
    ArnoldJRimmer ArnoldJRimmer 46-50, M Jul 22

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    If I found an adorable girl who would enjoy spending quality time with me by thinking with portals, trying not to starve, and clearing Hyperion scum off of Pandora, it would be a...
    LordNexus78 LordNexus78 13-15, M 1 Response Jul 22

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    My divorce and my insomnia are getting the best of me tonight. It's almost 3am and I can't sleep because I'm so angry. The soon to be ex-husband has been sending picture text of...
    TheNewClassic82 TheNewClassic82 31-35, F 9 Responses Jul 22

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    Article Written by a Person in one of the leading Newspaper "It's been 18 years since I joined Volvo, a Swedish company. Working for them has proven to be an interesting...
    wintersecret wintersecret 31-35, M 2 Responses Jul 22

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    Do you have the same perspective? I wonder if anyone is struggling with being with someone that is more less laid back than them. Meaning they are more competitive or assertive...
    midlifeknot midlifeknot 36-40, M 2 Responses Jul 21

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    People like to tell you what you're gonna be It's not my problem if you don't see what I see And I do not give a damn if you don't believe My problem, it's my problem That I never...
    hannahthepizza hannahthepizza 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 21

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    This story is about twins named Magda and Melda. they live in a small island surrounded by the sea. their family was poor. the father was a fisherman while their mother was a fish...
    Cahx2 Cahx2 22-25, F 2 Responses Jul 21

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    The 21st of July 1972 was "Bloody Friday" when the Provisional Irish Republican Army (IRA) blew up 26 bombs in Belfast. The bombs exploded in the space of eighty minutes, killing...
    boxersoff4u boxersoff4u 51-55, M Jul 21

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    We were in Scotland last fall for our anniversary and took a GPS route from Isle of Skye that lead us around Glasgow, vs. through it, headed toward Edinburgh. If you've ever driven...
    Segalm Segalm 41-45, F Jul 20

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    Many people who stumble on my profile will read my experiences, stories, see my picture; and assume that I am a deviant who's sole purpose is to fulfill some teenage masturbatory...
    PatrickMoosePants PatrickMoosePants 22-25, M 1 Response Jul 20

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    I just can't stop doing this believe me when I say I am driven to do this I haven't always been a kind being but change. i did. and now I have become colser to understanding not...
    afterthedead afterthedead 56-60, M 2 Responses Jul 20

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    Last week while driving home from the shops I spotted a little dog writhing in the middle of the road. I realized very quickly a car had driven over him as most of his side was...
    brazinski brazinski 51-55, M 8 Responses Jul 19

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    Ok... Maybe just a little tipsy.... Not really drunk, but I really shouldn't have driven home... Thankfully all is safe and sound. I didn't think about having to drive home when I...
    Orangerocket Orangerocket 36-40, F 3 Responses Jul 18

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    I think sex is overrated these days and people just care so much about it. But why is it when people are not sexually attracted to someone or they just simply don't want sex people...
    Emsickles Emsickles 13-15, F 3 Responses Jul 18

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    Relatively new to this lifestyle, although I felt this way for a very long time in support of Christian Domestic Discipline.. I can totally take spanking and other punishment, and...
    hauntd hauntd 36-40, F 3 Responses Jul 18

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    When I need to think, I drive. Yesterday I drove all the way across Ohio and back. I feel better. I have also driven to Pennsylvania a few times. Always alone and always with music...
    babalonely babalonely 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 18

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    The Part of You That No One Sees is Vulnerable... You are lively, dramatic, and flamboyant. You have an outrageous personality... And you secretly resent anyone who makes you tone...
    SevenTierCrazyCake SevenTierCrazyCake 36-40, F 4 Responses Jul 17

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    This is my greatest fear, that deep down I am an evil person. It seems everything I aspire to is driven by that. When I was younger I was so mean to people, I remember in...
    Contentio Contentio 18-21, M Jul 17

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    Christopher Shawn Vaughn is the Sales and Marketing Director at Mesos Plastic Surgery And Laser Center, which is one of the largest laser practices in Florida, United States...
    Conroysmith Conroysmith 31-35, M Jul 17

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    Magnetic separator, to some extent as its name suggests, is really a sort of tool for purifying the cooling liquid when a grinding machine, a wire drawing bench or perhaps a...
    yustacy yustacy 22-25, F Jul 16

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    COVALENT:- Covalent is a group of company which has services and operations in Clinical, Information Technology, Energy, consumer products, Power and Infrastructure. Training...
    covalent covalent 26-30, M Jul 16

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    Last night I dreamed that I was pregnant, and that I could feel the baby inside me kicking and moving whenever I laugh or speaking, it seems that the baby is talking to me through...
    nbsbgal nbsbgal 22-25, F 2 Responses Jul 15

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    Twist Again!!! Like we did last summer!!!Yesterdays tornado was an EF1 and it was close enough to be a serious problem for me! With wind from 70 to 110 miles an hour and heavy...
    LadyGypsy LadyGypsy 36-40, F 2 Responses Jul 14

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    Racism is driven so deep in our society that most of us don't even notice how we play our parts in the matter, fact of the matter is, the moment we decided to distinguish ourselves...
    coak0316 coak0316 18-21, M 2 Responses Jul 13

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    So basically the one thing that has always really hits an emotional trigger for me is suicide. I had a very dear friend to me who hung herself a few months ago. I never realized...
    JoshNathan JoshNathan 16-17, M Jul 13

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    Some say true love prevails , but what if your heart was so smashed you just are not able to love properly . You can be loved and feel loved, but it is like impossible to give back...
    Brandon15shawana Brandon15shawana 16-17, M Jul 12

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    totally irrational and insane that I feel this way and I can't explain it. I can't get over my boyfriends past. I can't get over the fact that he has an ex and that she was a...
    Kikiana1 Kikiana1 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 12

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    Yes, yes I can! Lol. And to be quite honest, I learned because I was put in a "sink or swim" situation, so to speak. When I was a teenager and looking to buy my first used car, my...
    Heartofgold4one Heartofgold4one 46-50, F 6 Responses Jul 11

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    I'm 23 and basically feel like my entire life I have always let others control me in my family and I have never really stood up for myself and what I want out of life. Right now, I...
    kelly199223 kelly199223 22-25, F 3 Responses Jul 11

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    YOU ARE DRIVEN AND FOCUSED (wow, this thing was spot on for a change!) You view people with optimism. You have many meaningful relationships in your life. You had more conflict...
    SunnyDayze2 SunnyDayze2 22-25, F Jul 10

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    My entire life, I was always told to shut up so all throughout my school days, I was awkwardly mute. Because I was so used to being shushed, I just became caught up in my thoughts...
    VincenteLime VincenteLime 18-21 Jul 10

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    "I am seeking, I am striving, I am in it with all my heart." - Vincent Van Gogh I so want to be this consistently passionate in all areas of my life. It would just add so much...
    Prykat Prykat 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 9

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    1. My favorite color is orange. 2. I ride horses in English riding competitions called three day eventing, and have won multiple ribbons at shows. 3. I used to be a professional...
    wistfulmiles wistfulmiles 51-55, T 3 Responses Jul 8