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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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    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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    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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    I need to do things to improve my life

    and make me a happier human being than the state that I'm currently in. I'm tired of coming on here and avoiding my own problems. I make myself feel better by trying to help others out on here. Which is a great thing, don't get me wrong. But it's easy giving advice. Now it's...
    spreadyourwings spreadyourwings 22-25, F 3 Responses Feb 13

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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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    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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    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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    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 36-40, F 2 Responses Jun 9, 2014

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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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    So much work to be done in fact i should

    probably be working out right now or doing some self help stuff or other productive stuff but hey this is a start wanting to change,really wanting it and saying it,thats the first step i hear wanting it..ok so i want it i do i know i do deep down i want change,im scared but i do...
    simpleandpossible simpleandpossible 22-25, F Feb 19

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    I have to I'm sick of being unhappy

    and dealing with/living with/ helping people who don't give a crap about me. I'm not where I was last year and therefore I don't wish to be in the same situation that I am in now come this time next year. For me this will mean sucking it up and dealing with the current crappy...
    newasexy newasexy 26-30, F Nov 26, 2014

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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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    If been stuck in my life

    for a while now. At one point I was working out all the time, getting a bunch of art done. And skateboarding alot more. Now things have seemed to take a bad turn. I've dropped out of college and I haven't done alot of art this year, actually just one thing. And my girlfriend...
    wolfmore wolfmore 22-25, M Sep 3, 2014

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    Because, I don't want to wonder what if?

    What if I got in better shape? What if I ate better and more nutrient dense? I want to say I did
    shannonsjourney shannonsjourney 18-21, F Mar 18

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    I'm tired of putting myself down

    for people to feel better about themselves. I'm tired of letting people in, trusting them, caring about them and all, and they keep asking and asking for more and they seem to never apreciate it and then just walk over me, making me hate myself more and more, I'm tired of always...
    Extrano Extrano 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 12

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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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    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, 2014

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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 26-30, M 2 Responses Aug 19, 2011

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Reading my previous experiences here in EP, I just noticed how I change, but I could say it's a good change. :-)
    gwenllian gwenllian 26-30, F 6 hrs ago

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    The last few days I've been letting self-doubt creep in. I got a "No" the other day which caused me to spend the rest of it and some of the next in "Pity Party" mode. Then I let...
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    pro161 pro161 13-15, F 13 hrs ago

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    Starbvcks Starbvcks 18-21, F 17 hrs ago

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    I start college soon & I'm so excited yet so scared. My boyfriend is going for a third year in a row so I don't feel too bad about going. I'm still scared though .~. What to do to...
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    educatedredneck educatedredneck 41-45, M 4 days ago

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