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I Am Experiencing A Change

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    On Workers Comp!

    Can't take much more, bad enough to be injured but fighting the system is worse than the pain from my injury. I am at the end of my career, but never intended to go out this way! I loved my employer and my job. I know I can not do my job but I feel like I have to Constantly...
    Jeantalk Jeantalk 61-65 3 Responses Feb 13, 2012

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    Ever Since New Years....

    First let me start by stating: I'm one of those people who could spend his entire life living in his own head. I enjoy dreams, and fantasies, thinking about things that will never ever happen. Things that are so amazing and beautiful, there's no place for them in this world. I...
    TheDarkTower TheDarkTower 31-35, M 30 Responses Feb 9, 2012

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    "Late night convos with the right person" No.

    Its not about the right person. Its just another late night and you're up and chatting with a random person who happens to be awake at the same time and BANG! You decide to put your heart out to that person as if you couldn't do it in daytime. And then starts another saga of...
    mishtysona mishtysona 26-30, F 2 Responses Mar 5

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    12th Story-i Am Experiencing A Change.

    EP is a wonderful site.It came so timely for me.I was so engrossed in self pity and my health challenges that my depression was gettiing worse.Having no one around makes my day harder to pass.I stunbled into EP and it has change my life gradually till now.Its an eye opener to...
    unshakable unshakable 61-65, F 4 Responses Jun 6, 2010

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    Wtf?

    I don't know if it is permanent. I don't know if I am getting old, or complacent, or what. But my life, my daily feelings, my mind, all my black and twisted hate, it's changing. I've mellowed before, and that might be it again, the testosterone level in my body dropping. Or my...
    Socklord Socklord 31-35, M 8 Responses Oct 24, 2009

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    Remember

    This is my new attitude: "I will do whatever my heart truly desires. No longer will I let others control my life, because this is my life, and no one elses."
    BellaFairy BellaFairy 22-25, F 4 Responses Apr 15, 2011

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    I Have Decided To Change.

    It took me so long to make this decision even at this age of 61 yrs.I have been hanging on to my past and let current painful issues hit me real hard.THEN ENOUGH IS ENOUGH HAPPENS.Joining EP and reading sharings has been a great help.Everyday i am experiencing some changes...
    unshakable unshakable 61-65, F 24 Responses Nov 13, 2009

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    A Good One

    When I signed up to this website I was un happy with my life. I wanted to know why I was so shy at 21 it didn't make much sense to me because I got it in my head that everyone my age was outgoing and "loud" so I went to google and it brought a link to someones story on this...
    RHSK143 RHSK143 22-25, F 4 Responses Apr 15, 2011

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    Sick of truth,assumptions

    and so called sanity.If reality is this,i would better choose lies and become insane.its inexplicable when people changes right in front of our eyes.Grown-ups are always so cactus-like creatures.Thats why i dont want to grow up.The things which were abnormal till yesterday...
    Revika Revika 13-15, F Apr 15

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    I don't care how horrible a parent may be, or how ever many chances you give them, sometimes they change. I gave my dad chance after chance to be part of me life, he just didn't...
    DeterminedToMakeLifeWorthIt DeterminedToMakeLifeWorthIt 16-17, F Jun 23

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    I use to selfharm. I had 10 scars underneath a purple bracelet that I never take off. I have been treating my scars for 3 years, today I realized that only 8 are still visible...
    SaphiraJane SaphiraJane 16-17, F 8 Responses Jun 29

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    Seems like lately a lot has been changing in my life. Friends that I thought would always be there for me are nowhere to be seen. I find myself colder, caring less about people and...
    boringlyawesome boringlyawesome 18-21, M 1 Response Jul 5

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    Their are people out there that wish they could share. Their happiness with others and there is also the type of people when they aren't. They just want to make who makes them...
    beachboy14u beachboy14u 18-21, T 1 Response a week ago

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    This world has to change, there are so many awful things in the world, so much pain, hatred, despair, and suffering, it has to change. I think I was born to change the world, I've...
    Nix0 Nix0 16-17, M 1 Response a week ago

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    It isn't the easiest thing to do, it's definitely a learning process. There's a lot of things i wish i could change, especially my past but...i can't and i need to accept that and...
    WistfulSigh WistfulSigh 70+, F 7 Responses a week ago

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    I had one that changed my life forever...it was a bad thing that became a good thing. it was rocky, chaotic, full of misunderstandings...... It was the most impacting of all...
    SassyBabe39 SassyBabe39 41-45, F 6 days ago

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    I picked wushu over volleyball. It's been couple of years that I had been a varsity in volleyball and it's just two years that I practiced wushu. I'm not a volleyball varsity but a...
    Misaki7590 Misaki7590 16-17, F Jun 28

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    When i look back on my life i see how much i have changed but the drastic change happened the day i lost my mum. Nothing can prepare you for something like that, i use to think to...
    Gentleandlovingsoul Gentleandlovingsoul 36-40, F Jun 29

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    I was forced to change my life a year ago now that the dust has settled, I want to now initiate MY OWN change in my life; I just don't know where to start! Any suggestion? Every...
    kmdickerson5 kmdickerson5 26-30, F Jul 2

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    Sometimes I look life through a filter of perfection...how things should be.A supportive family,friends and happy kids around,living a peaceful life full of feelings and deep...
    4biandu 4biandu 26-30, F 3 Responses Jul 5

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    It is more than just words. When you take them to heart everything changes.
    JennaR JennaR 46-50, F 2 Responses Jun 23

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    You have to take chances if you think its the right thing to do. Always do what you want to do and never do what others think you should do. Rather live saying, “I can’t...
    lovingRIZA lovingRIZA 51-55, F Jun 25

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    I want to change myself. I want the old me back How happy I used to be.. Even after trying hard I never succeed.. My stupid mistakes have gotten even more bad now. Dad by day I am...
    AnjaliBhandari AnjaliBhandari 13-15, F Jun 28

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    A few days ago I met a new friend who shone a ray of light and showed me a path back to my humanity, and hopefully redemption. I am beginning that journey, I am talking those first...
    DarkBarbarian DarkBarbarian 41-45, M 4 Responses Jun 29

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    I change my username every once in a while. But I always keep one part of my username the same. As of right now, my username is ForgottenCelestria as I am always forgotten. But...
    ForgottenCelestria ForgottenCelestria 16-17, F Jun 30

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    In two short hours i will be on my way to the doctors. This is not a check up, this is a life changing choice. Once i go there is no going back. I will be getting an abortion. YES...
    imlostonhowtofeel imlostonhowtofeel 18-21, F Jul 1

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    A smile is a wonderful thing. A person stopped me today in Starbucks and said they just wanted to thank me. For what I asked somewhat surprised. Well they replied I see you here...
    bjf102 bjf102 66-70 2 Responses Jul 1

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    "Change your thoughts and you change your world." ~Norman Vincent Peale
    lovingRIZA lovingRIZA 51-55, F Jul 3

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    But... My biggest struggle is to accept that there is anything i cannot change, if i want that change enough!
    yulico yulico 13-15, F 2 Responses Jul 5

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    This can be the year that everything changed for the better. Sometimes in order to grow and for us to reach our full potential we have to let go. So learn from the past, let go of...
    Aly00cat Aly00cat 22-25, F 2 Responses Jul 5

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    I can't change my past. But I feel like my past is changing me.. I am trying not to let my past define myself. But I feel it's hard to sometimes...
    ShadowedLover ShadowedLover 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 7

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    "Don't be upset and caught up with things or people you can not change. Instead move on, let go, and concentrate on what you can change. Things that will enhance your life. You...
    intrigued4life intrigued4life 36-40, F Jul 9

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    I want to change. I'm 17 year old boy I'm a nerd I don't have a gf never have had a gf never had my first kiss either. I want to be a bad boy not a nerdy virgin, chicks don't like...
    laser1500 laser1500 16-17, T 1 Response Jul 10

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    I really need to stop posting so negative stuff soo here ya go. My dream is to become famous and make a big difference in the world I wanna change things help people, help...
    KaceyThatsMe KaceyThatsMe 13-15, F Jul 10

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    Well you know last year and the years before that I was always a good girl, but now? Now I'm not so good anymore. I'm doing everything I said I would NEVER do. I'm having sex...
    NaNaJene NaNaJene 16-17, F Jul 11

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    I would like to change myself.I think I have always been the too good kind.I never complained much when I was taken for granted.I would like to change that.
    booklover87 booklover87 46-50, F 3 Responses Jul 11

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    I am sure failed relationships do change people. Adds things like trust issues, insecurity, anxiety, and even depression. I have tried to connect with him for years and he keeps...
    Lanie42 Lanie42 41-45, F 5 Responses Jul 11

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    Have changed from sweetlady002 to 00flyaway. I just felt I wanted a bit of a change, not quite a fresh start, but just an adjusment. I'm still me though! Just muddling through...
    00flyaway 00flyaway 41-45, F 1 Response Jul 13

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    Because my future will not be like my past. I cannot let it be like today has been, how the next days will unfortunately also be like. Because I just want to be happy. I don't...
    unknownfamiliar unknownfamiliar 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 13

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    Trying to change my look a bit. Just died my hair and thinking of cutting it! Change should be good
    gisel607 gisel607 18-21, F Jul 14

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    "You must take personal responsibility. You cannot change the circumstances, the seasons, or the wind, but you can change yourself. That is something you have charge of." ~Jim Rohn...
    lovingRIZA lovingRIZA 51-55, F 5 days ago

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    "Any change, even a change for the better, is always accompanied by drawbacks and discomforts." ~Arnold Bennett
    lovingRIZA lovingRIZA 51-55, F 5 days ago

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    I joined this website a long while back because I was going through a very bad time, I was depressed, suicidal and lost. My life has changed now and I still feel funny. I had...
    doctorwhofan doctorwhofan 22-25, F 5 days ago

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    To be honest my boyfriend..he used to treat me like ****, like I was his second option, he chooses me over his friends, but honestly I get it, you love your boys, you need to spend...
    annaycarbonneau annaycarbonneau 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    I have neglected to write an experience about the most important man in my life. Rarely do I come across someone as extraordinary as him, and although it may be near impossible to...
    PrincessKayleigh PrincessKayleigh 16-17, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    I want to change my entire name. I'm just going to put down that I want to change my first name to Sam-Alison.
    Samaccino Samaccino 16-17, F 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    Sometimes it seems I just can't face the day. Sometimes I just don't have the dam energy..but I catch my thoughts and realise it is not the day or the situation bringing me down...
    topboy1968 topboy1968 41-45 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    For my sake, and for the world's sake, i wanna change, i need to change. The person i am now sucks and something needs to be done about it, i dont wanna be this anymore :(
    DessyLove DessyLove 16-17, F 1 Response 1 day ago