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I Am Going To Change My Life

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    Constantly Changing

    I am constantly changing small things about myself that ultimately don't serve me. I believe changing your life is as much a journey as living it. I believe we all evolve, sometimes it's uncomfortable and necissary, sometimes it's uncomfortable and unnatural. I believe endurance...
    WomanReclaimingSelf WomanReclaimingSelf 22-25, F 3 Responses Mar 25, 2011

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    And I'm afraid of that I might not be able to

    find what I need and changing my life for. According to what I have been through, all the people that I have ever met/known the chance is very small that I will find it. For sure I will find other options but I feel like it doesn't worth to try anything less/similar or don't...
    LeahNl LeahNl 31-35, F 3 Responses Jun 9

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    Prisoner To Agoraphobia, I Am Going To Change My Life.

    I am going to change my Life, by doing my very best to just step outside for 5 minutes. I have been a prisoner at home for about 15 months.  The agoraphobia has progressed from anxiety about leaving the condo at all, to not being able to leave my bedroom.  I am quite...
    fade2black fade2black 41-45, F 6 Responses Nov 13, 2010

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    Yes...

    Change is good and I am going to change my life for the better and what better time to do that than spring! Cheers!
    MoonFlower11 MoonFlower11 31-35, F 3 Responses Apr 13, 2010

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    Happiness

    My family is not one for socializing. They hardly ever socialize with each other. But I want to be different. I'm going to get out and do things. I want to see the world and all it has to offer. And most of all, I am going to be happy with my life, and myself. 
    Balletsinger Balletsinger 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 7, 2010

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    Soon

    I sense a massive change coming on for me; much needed. Stuck in a serious rut with work and I am in a depressive funk that I desperately need to dig out of. My kids are older, 1 will be graduating in May and the smoke is clearing, regarding my needs. So here I sit, nearly 50...
    50andholding 50andholding 46-50, F Jan 26, 2013

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    Today

    I do want to change my life. I´m happy but my inner voice isn´t too kind and it holds me back. I´ll be 30 this summer and I feel strong and capable, something I haven´t felt much before. I can do alot, just need to focus and stay with a direction. my...
    Joelisa Joelisa 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 20, 2010

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    I Am Going To Be Happy

    i will break the chains of misery i will be free of the endless cycle of the sadness of the loneliness of the cage of unworthiness because i finely know i finely found i finely remembered who i am i am earth
    BlueAyame BlueAyame 22-25, F 2 Responses Jan 24, 2011

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    This Is For Myself

    Because no one else ever has, and because no one else ever will. This is because I am the only one who knows my story in it's entirety, and I am the only one who cares. If I am not going to change my life, then who will? Well despite what I may want to believe...no one
    Itekimasu Itekimasu 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 16, 2012

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    Definitely!

    I just turned 23, it was my birthday yesterday, and I feel inspired enough to change my life for the better. Although it may seem unfair to some of my friends, I've decided that it'd be best to cut ties with them - I don't need friends who're only interested in using me. More...
    Ichilicious Ichilicious 22-25, M 2 Responses Aug 19, 2011

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    Who Is It??

    Life is so precious to waste it!!! Why live with a woman I don’t love? I thought a lot about putting an end to this play that lasted more than five years, but still can’t decide on the right time. Am I waiting for having kids to change everything for the best? Can the kids be...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Jun 17, 2012

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    I Am Going To Change My Life

    Twenty five to one in the morning does not seem like a very appropriate time to make such a proclamation. But at twenty five to one in the morning it has occurred to me that I need to change, so, then again, perhaps I am at my most observant in the early hours of a Thursday in...
    1littleone1 1littleone1 16-17 1 Response Jun 8, 2011

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    For The Better

    My life (after being in the ******* for 2+ yrs) is finally looking up. I found a job, I'm saving money, I have a great supportive best friend/roommate, and I met someone I'm pretty sure I want to be with forever. I am so thankful that the higher powers sent me someone who...
    SpiritOfTheRabbit SpiritOfTheRabbit 31-35, F Nov 14, 2010

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    Someday, Somehow

    I know that sometimes, things seem pretty hopeless. Sometimes I fall and think that I will never be able to get back up - but I also know that this feeling in my heart isn't just a thought; it is hope. Hope has essentially brought me back to life many times in my past. Hope...
    IronLotus IronLotus 18-21, F 4 Responses Apr 8, 2010

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    Change Is Inevitable

    I have changed my life so much and it would seem that a constant state of change is inevitable.  I am married to a wonderful man, he is my 4th husband.  I never had children with the others that I was married to because somewhere in my soul I knew none of them would make a...
    princesspresto princesspresto 41-45, F 3 Responses May 10, 2011

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    Vacation Realization

    Due to my preparations for college I went to visit university abroad. I'm staying here at the capital of this further not described country. I'm going "home" tomorrow already, but just this short time away, made me realize a lot of things. The feeling of freedom as I sat on the...
    Ronnie207 Ronnie207 18-21, M Nov 28, 2013

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    I Slipped Tonight...and It Woke Me Up

    Today is the Jewish day of atonement, or "Yom Kippur." My experience tonight was so strange and painful, I just need someone to pat me on the shoulder and say that it'll be okay. I have been struggling with marijuana dependence (yes, it exists) for over a year now. I basically...
    starryeyed1989 starryeyed1989 22-25, F Sep 18, 2010

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    I am going to come out

    as bi to my mom there may be some tears between us two but I'm willing to take the step. Some encouragement is greatly appreciated.
    TheShinigamiFiles TheShinigamiFiles 13-15, M Jul 10

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    I've always had a lot of friends, I was always going out and was always very confident, but rn I only have one friend and I feel incomplete, different and still lonely, this might...
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    My life has changed in the last three years four years even five years. It is still changing. Last night for the first time I hit the ignore button on a call from someone I really...
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    I met my wife Sarah in 2008. We met through her friend. We started dating and things were progressing fast, we got engaged and got married in October of 2009. Things were not...
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    I believe in... that two people can look at the exact same thing and see something totally different. I believe… that your life can be changed in a matter of hours by people who...
    PepperX PepperX 22-25, F Jul 10

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    --Chronic Underachiever Ever since I can remember, I have been the "smart kid". I would score much higher on tests even though I hadn't studied and other kids have. I was...
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    He is at basic training right now. Our friend is going to propose to his gf when she gets back from basic and he told me that my man is going to do the same. I'm really nervous. I...
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    When life acts like a timeline of the biggest events of your life, when you feel like you're at a crossroads in life, when the clock ticks away the last precious minutes before an...
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    "Cognitive distortions are at the core of what many cognitive-behavioral and other kinds of therapists try and help a person learn to change in psychotherapy. By learning to...
    Aimee17 Aimee17 41-45, F 1 Response Jul 24

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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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    doctorwhofan doctorwhofan 22-25, F Jul 17

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    Honestly I just don't know anymore every time I try to be positive on life things just go bad again. Every since 7th grade things haven't been all that but things didn't really get...
    SimplyAmazingx SimplyAmazingx 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 13

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    I like routine, order and structure I think because I'm slightly OCD. But I think that if I continue the same thing ever day anymore it's going to drive me insane. Every morning I...
    Ailurus23 Ailurus23 18-21, M Jul 23

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    It was the start of my freshman year. Deep into a depression, bipolar episodes, scars up and down my left wrist, suicidal thoughts screaming through my ears, sticking my finger...
    icecoldqueen613 icecoldqueen613 16-17, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Since I was a little girl I never really fit in with everyone.I always felt something was wrong with me.I couldn't ever figure it out and still never have and I don't think I...
    oceanwaves1989 oceanwaves1989 22-25 1 Response Jul 13

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    I'm very much aware that nothing stays the same. Life is a series of moments. Some great, some tragic and most pretty good. What does surprise me is how much life can change in...
    visionofvenus visionofvenus 41-45, F 2 Responses Jul 23

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    I woke up today with a strong mentality today. I have always complained about being overweight and whatnot and well today will/is the day that I'm going to change my life and my...
    beyondthebluesea beyondthebluesea 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 24

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    I've done everything I can for everyone, but when I need someone to be there for me no ones there. From just being there from someone, giving someone what you need or want, or...
    DeterminedToMakeLifeWorthIt DeterminedToMakeLifeWorthIt 16-17, F 5 days ago

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    jml2000 jml2000 56-60, M 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    I can't take back what has been done, I can't take back the words I said or the actions I did. But I'm done being depressed now, I had my time of crying and drowning myself in...
    Kirakat14 Kirakat14 13-15, F 9 hrs ago

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    I hate my how I'm living my life and who I am. I procrastinate and I'm lazy. I sit around all summer. Summer school is here and I even fell behind summer school. 8 packets. 5 pages...
    wanderingsoul777 wanderingsoul777 16-17, M Jul 2

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    I have had many people come and go in my life, some leaving for the best and the ones coming to replace them, not mentally or physically , but another person caring in replace of...
    sommer02 sommer02 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 2

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    HELP!!!!!! I really really need someone's help! I have no clue what to do with my life! But my situation is very unique! I have asked parents what they did when they where like...
    LoveisBeautiful5013 LoveisBeautiful5013 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 14

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    One soul in one body . One heart . One feeling . That's me I've came from along journey of life till this day . One by one & each person that I met or talked to . Everyone I...
    lordeley952 lordeley952 18-21, M Jul 15

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