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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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    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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    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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    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 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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    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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    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 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 1 Response Aug 19, 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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    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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    Related Experiences

    I believe people can change good and bad. My ex is a great example of this. We dated all threw high school and we had a great relationship we had a lot of things in common as far...
    Chicgeekgal Chicgeekgal 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 18

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    I went to Turkey for 11 days, leaving behind what I thought was a relationship of bliss and perfection. My boyfriend and I had been together a year and a bit, and he was so in love...
    eloiseharris eloiseharris 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 23

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    Sometimes life just presses down and I question whether one thing will be the action that changes my entire life. Will this cost me getting into college and will that cost me a job...
    QuietViolets QuietViolets 13-15, F 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    August 31. Denial. I've been recovering many years. I've used denial many times. It has been a defense, a survival device, a coping behavior, and, at times, almost my undoing. It...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F 4 hrs ago

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    I have no life, I really don't, my days is spent as just sitting in my room playing games... And I'm always ruined by this: people think I have no life (agreed...) and my parents...
    WillToonz WillToonz 13-15, M 2 Responses 4 hrs ago

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    Just saw arcade fire last night, had the time of my life!
    poeticgenocide poeticgenocide 13-15, M 3 hrs ago

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    There are only a few people who have been through what I have been through but with society today many more people will be like me. I'm going to use fake names. So heres my story...
    lifeislife99 lifeislife99 16-17, M Aug 5

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    Well you didn't wake up this morning 'cause you didn't go to bed You were watching the whites of your eyes turn red The calendar on your wall is ticking the days off You've been...
    RasinBoy RasinBoy 26-30, M Aug 19

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    I have been going through a lot of changes lately. Almost like another life transition. I have endured a lot of hurt and sadness for thirteen years. I'm finally embracing my life...
    Ellygirl1 Ellygirl1 26-30, T 6 days ago

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    In the middle of nowhere!Sometimes I wonder if there's something that i should be doing or somewhere i should be going as I'm not moving up nor down or changing or improving!Like...
    MilweePetite MilweePetite 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 15

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    I'm so tired of always feeling like this.. I don't think anybody understands, or knows what's going on in my life. I keep everything bottled up, I know it's not good for me but I...
    imworthless0 imworthless0 16-17, F 2 Responses Aug 21

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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...
    AriaDream AriaDream 13-15, F Aug 1

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    It's so hard to put yourself first, but sometimes, we all need to take a minute, pause the craziness that is our lives, and take some time to think if we are truly happy where we...
    lostinlove12399 lostinlove12399 13-15, M Aug 4

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    I can't say life's been that easy for me, but then again compared to most people on the planet, maybe mine has. As far as my own ability to cope goes, it has varied at different...
    sometimeslonelytoo sometimeslonelytoo 41-45, M 4 Responses Aug 19

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    I've been with my kids mom for 7 years and have 2 kids,a 4 year old and a 1 year old. We had an up and down relationship because when we first started she didn't have an idea what...
    jay305 jay305 31-35, M 4 Responses 2 days ago

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    I have never been satisfied about my life, only brief moments..... I have low social skills and very few friends. Please keep reading. Sorry If my English is bad. This is a story...
    Needy18 Needy18 18-21, M 14 hrs ago

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    The EP pattern continues. Something happens in the news and everyone starts sounding off their opinions about it. SSDD. And now I'm doing the same thing here. Human freaking...
    ARestlessSoul ARestlessSoul 26-30 3 Responses Aug 12

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    I'm not your average girl. I've always been a tomboy & have never really liked feminine clothing. For a while I struggled with my identity, as anyone does, but eventually I became...
    saundra04 saundra04 26-30, F Aug 14

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    So around the middle of June I met a girl at the gym I go to. We clicked instantly to the point that we sat in the gym and just talked for hours. As the weeks gone by we have been...
    saix217 saix217 22-25, M 3 Responses Aug 1

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    All this is true and for venting purposes. I'm a 16 year old male. I have never seen my parents and I never want to meet them. I was found as a baby on the second floor of an...
    Xvilla Xvilla 16-17, M Aug 1

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    Thank u for the replies: There's more question in my life that I really need an answer or an advice: :Story of my life with japanese partner: He is Japanese, but he born...
    zilvie1972 zilvie1972 41-45, F 3 Responses Aug 3

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    Life isn't a fairy tale. Nobody is perfect. Pain is inevitable. You can change your own fate if you want to. Life gives you cheaters,it also gives you people who restore the faith...
    Susana1985 Susana1985 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 14

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    I am scared. Truly and very afraid. Did you ever saw a ball coming at you and you knew it was gonna hurt a lot but you can't dodge it. So you just tense up? That is how I feel...
    rukesh3 rukesh3 18-21, F 3 Responses Aug 1

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    For a very long time I did not want to go to the movies by myself. I thought since going to the movies cost money and you can watch most movies online anyways, why bother going...
    Enzopt Enzopt 26-30, M 1 Response Aug 9

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    Everyday that goes by, gets worse, and it's because of me. I know you will say things like: "change your attitude", "Fight to be better", "Everything will get better with time...
    DeniedWings DeniedWings 18-21, M 1 Response 12 hrs ago

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    I don't know where to begin really... I have bipolar and when I am well I do very well, I am good at my job, socialize with my friends and family and enjoy life to the fullest...
    Alwayslost11 Alwayslost11 31-35, F 2 Responses Aug 4

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    I found in life you have to push yourself to get what you want cause nothing ever comer to you.......so I have tied my hardest to make everyone happy around me, but sometimes even...
    izzyalmond izzyalmond 13-15, F 4 Responses Aug 7

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    I was formally engaged when I was nineteen years old to someone I was madly in love with, but little did I know he had different plans. After our engagement was called off, not...
    PeaceBatman PeaceBatman 22-25, F Aug 7

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    Ok continuing on from my going out for walks, which to be honest I find really scary now. Well I finally went to town to the gay village, there is a club there for gurls like us...
    novpl novpl 46-50, T Aug 11

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    I am a college student, struggling with the idea of dropping out to pursue my passion of writing, travel, spirituality and introducing people to a more fulfilling life. Are you...
    theleigh theleigh 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 13

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    Change calls for a new plan of action. You simply cannot operate in the old ways manufacturing old ideas, reproducing old habits, and maintaining current mental patterns. With...
    AquariusLife AquariusLife 26-30, F Aug 13

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