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I Am Dying to Live

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 161 People

    Been Told

    I've decided that I want to live so much that I am willing to do the things I do to live. I've decided that despite what others think of me... which sometimes isn't much.
    xxbloodyfretboardxx xxbloodyfretboardxx 18-21, F 1 Response May 31, 2009

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    I Am Dying To Live

    I have to kill myself just to feel alive
    JessiZombies JessiZombies 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 20, 2011

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    Don't Know How

    When I was younger I had big dreams about my future. I was so hopful and optimistic. I thought life would be an endless party. What the hell happened!?! I have no life. I am turing 21 this year and I have no life. I am still young and yet I feel like it's all over. I am afraid...
    netgurl netgurl 18-21, F 5 Responses Jul 19, 2009

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    I Just Want To Be Free

    To live without judgement. To live without fear. To live without worries. To live without pain To live without hatred To live without shame To live without sorrow To live without sadness Just to live
    sandy1063 sandy1063 46-50, F 6 Responses Jan 14, 2013

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    To Break Free

    To find the beauty and pleaure in everything. To smile at the simple things and appreciate each breath I take. I feel like Im dying to live...like all I could do is just stare out the window, wishing I was somewhere else, and cry tho I dont always know the reason why. To find me...
    ConLocura ConLocura 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 20, 2011

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    Stuck....

    I can't tell you the number of times I have been told to get a life.  It's a stupid expression if you ask me.  But a life is exactly what I need. For almost 20 years I hid -isolated myself -because of obesity and now that I am no longer obese I want to be out in...
    ohsolonelygirl ohsolonelygirl 41-45, F 1 Response May 9, 2009

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    Unlearning = Philosophia.

    The Process of Cultural Conditioning In this exercise, you look at how people acquire their culture, how they learn all the behaviors that are regarded as right and wrong in their society. This process, known as cultural conditioning, goes on in all cultures, but the...
    ManifestoOfThePhoenix ManifestoOfThePhoenix 26-30, M Feb 3, 2013

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    Live Like I Used To

    Love like i was never hurt and forget like i never remembered.
    kittycat101303 kittycat101303 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 23, 2010

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    Still Want Ot Live

     I have breast cancer, metastatic, so terminal. I thought about what it is like to be dying.....Are people afraid of dying? I don't feel that I am afraid, but I am very sad, sad to leave this life without the experience of watching my children who are 8 and 6 grow up, not...
    jandrea4 jandrea4 41-45, F Dec 31, 2009

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    Truth

    "The real illiterates of the 21st century will not be he or she who cannot read or write, but he or she who cannot learn, unlearn and re-learn ".
    ManifestoOfThePhoenix ManifestoOfThePhoenix 26-30, M Feb 3, 2013

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    I'm Getting Old and Still Wanna Be a Star..

    I love stealing song lines to use as my titles :)  I have and have had so many dreams, I feel as if there's little chance of them coming true anymore.  I'm sure some dreams that I have still have a chance.  At the same time the biggest of them I'm afraid I'll have...
    BlasphemousAngel BlasphemousAngel 31-35, M 3 Responses May 14, 2009

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    The Hows

    I pondered on this group for some time. I can not seem to get any words out. And while there is truth in it in varying levels, I think the greatest words to write about it have all been passed down to us. Faerie has two favourites...“Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn...
    Sylphy Sylphy 41-45, F 2 Responses Apr 6, 2012

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    I'm Going To Live Now Cause I'm Dying To Live Now !!!!!!!!

    I want to live now and im dying to live again but I had a couple of detours and roadblocks on the way but I feel like im getting happier again back to normal !!!!!!!!!!
    PRETTYGIRLHATESTHEWORLD PRETTYGIRLHATESTHEWORLD 18-21, F Dec 5, 2010

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    Dying To Live

    Dying to live,Can't wait,Live's beginning again,Finally,After all this time,I'm on my way.
    lazycrazybasket lazycrazybasket 46-50, M Mar 14, 2012

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    Unforgiven

    I have asked God to forgive me. He has answered my prayers. Why is it I can not forgive myself. If only God's forgiveness would wipe away memories that are forever unforgiving.
    sandy1063 sandy1063 46-50, F 2 Responses Mar 10, 2013

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    If Possible

    im only 13 so theres not much i can do on my own and im not willing to hurt anyone to get it i guess that would make sense since all i want and need is to help people in some huge way thats not only big but interesting i feel like screaming about how freaking boring life is, all...
    RukiaKuchiki RukiaKuchiki 13-15, F Aug 13, 2012

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    No Excuse

    I'm dying to live but have no excuse for why im not already. im young... no social circle... right now i have nothing going for me and i have this horrible sensation that its my fault. why cant i figure out how to let go and live? so easy.. even babies do it. whats missign here...
    Genabi Genabi 22-25 2 Responses May 10, 2009

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    About ten years ago I worked at hotel du vin in Brighton .i got my job in August 2004 .i was 25 years of age ,dark skinned female of Asian appearance and I did not look physically...
    lostsouluk lostsouluk 31-35, F Jan 12

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    This group name made me laugh a bit when I saw it. Not because people's stories and everything. But because it's true. Since the day we were born we started dying. So yes, everyday...
    wedgieshurtalot wedgieshurtalot 16-17, F 1 Response 10 hrs ago

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    One of my biggest fears is that I will look back at my life with regret. I am only 20 years old and there is so much that I want to do and so many places that I want to see. I want...
    WhoAmI77 WhoAmI77 18-21, F 4 Responses Dec 27, 2014

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    Since we're kids, we don't fully understand life. We just observe, try to discover new things, and we're always having fun. The problem is when we grow up. We realize life is too...
    DeniedWings DeniedWings 18-21, M 4 Responses Jan 9

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    i might be able to sound all cheerful and pretend that im happy but im not, i dont get how events of different magnitudes can effect a person so badly, i dont seem to understand...
    E5RedViper E5RedViper 18-21, M Dec 28, 2014

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    The ups feel like I could fly across the world, and lows make every bone in my body ache. Why am I this way? Overall, I consider myself a well-rounded person. I eat well, I...
    Annaelaine Annaelaine 16-17, F 1 Response Jan 18

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    I hate my racing thoughts. I just want to make them stop. It feels as if once they start...they will never end. Dying seems easier sometimes.
    jackjack600 jackjack600 18-21, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    It's hard to even picture or imagine a world where I'm happy most of the time. I don't expect to be happy all the time, cuz let's face it no one is. I just don't know what life...
    jackjack600 jackjack600 18-21, F 2 days ago

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    That's about the entirety of it in a nut shell. I fell for a girl when she was 17, I 18. We had a very intense, deep love for only 3 months time. After 9 years of remaining...
    jsc0tzi jsc0tzi 26-30, M 1 day ago

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    This weekend is Australia Day, a time for celebration, good times and fun for all... I spent most of it locked in my room... Emotionally my life is a wreck, the person I loved the...
    pyroguy80 pyroguy80 31-35, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Dying my hair crazy colors is a way of distracting myself from my ugliness, to focus on my awesome hair. Right now it is blue and green
    chasetheweirdo8 chasetheweirdo8 13-15, M Jan 1

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    If classy people are dying off ... Then I WILL SURVIVE !
    KenjaminL KenjaminL 18-21, M Jan 10

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    She is not in danger of dying soon. She is relatively healthy. And only 46. But I really love her and i hope that when she passes away, i will be much much older. Like, when i have...
    juliettecf juliettecf 13-15, F Jan 12

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    I should clarify. I'm a hypochondriac, but I'm not a coward. I might be afraid of the fictitious diseases in my own brain, but I'm not scared of pushing you out of the way of an...
    bluemountains36 bluemountains36 36-40, M 1 Response Jan 17

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    I'm not a afraid of dying sometimes. I imagine several situations of something tragic happening in a day.
    JanelBell JanelBell 18-21, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    most days bring new challenging experiences in to my life. it is a struggle to face the world everyday feeling like a failure. it is even harder when folks look up to you are a...
    tsnuggles tsnuggles 36-40, F 1 day ago

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    Some time ago I read this article on some website, theunboundedspirit.com There's nothing new, but in my opinion the article is very well written. It made me think... 1. The...
    DiscoveringTheTruth DiscoveringTheTruth 22-25, F 6 Responses Jan 11

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    Gun Ownership and Muslim Extremism in the light of the Horrible Tragic Sydney Siege...... (this note was first written on Dec 17th in another group..) Over night, one of the...
    jiaberg jiaberg 51-55, M Jan 12

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    "Sugar Mountain" - Neil Young Oh, to live on Sugar Mountain With the barkers and the colored balloons, You can't be twenty on Sugar Mountain Though you're thinking that you're...
    jml2000 jml2000 56-60, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I have to say I love where I live. We have great weather, and have many places of great beauty, from untamed beaches, bay islands, tropical rainforests, with great places for...
    HavingFun138 HavingFun138 46-50, M 1 Response Dec 27, 2014

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    I live in supported accommodation for people with mental health problems and yesterday as I walked into the staff office to ask a memeber of staff if I had any post She checked...
    Anonymous79ea Anonymous79ea 31-35, F 8 Responses Jan 12

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    Why do we rely on dumb quotes and trite sayings when we are sad or struggling? Like we get encouragement from something someone said once. It shines some new light on our...
    aurora11 aurora11 31-35, F 4 Responses Jan 15

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    I have lived in the uk since 1979 and I do not know why all english people hate me and treat me as a scum and unimportant I have encountered a lot of mistreatment at work ,at...
    Anonymous79ea Anonymous79ea 31-35, F 1 Response Dec 27, 2014

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    I really want to live freely. Last year was a tortures one. I know how it feels to live freely. I used to live very freely. There are people who made me feel bad. I tried a lot to...
    Somexyz Somexyz 26-30, M Jan 2

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    I live in supported housing for people with mental health issues . I had lived there for a year and five months and you can live there up to two years I was taken there by my care...
    newyear15 newyear15 31-35, F 5 Responses Jan 10

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    I live in supported housing for people with mental health issues . I had lived there for a year and five months and you can live there up to two years I was taken there by my care...
    newyear15 newyear15 31-35, F Jan 10

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    I've been mentally abused for all my life. I've never had anything- no loving family, no real friends, nowhere to go, nothing to hope for. I've just existed, persevered, survived...
    ListenerTalker ListenerTalker 22-25, F 2 Responses Jan 13

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    I am just so miserable where i live now. There is nothing i like. It is too cold in the winter and too hot, humid in the summer. I think people are rude out here too. Everything...
    seacookie seacookie 46-50, F 1 Response Jan 17

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    Dear sir or madam My name is evangelia amirhom and I currently reside at supported accomadation in Middlesbrough named the Webb house .. I have serious issues with a couple of...
    newyear15 newyear15 31-35, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    Life is a beautiful gift. Even through all of the problems and struggles, life can be gorgeous when we step back, take our minds away from our daily lives, and just enjoy the...
    Lala365 Lala365 18-21, F 2 Responses 5 days ago