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I Am Going to Change

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 34 People

    Because I'm Good Enough, I'm Smart Enough, And Gosh Darn It People Like Me

     So I've always had a self defeating attitude. I've always questioned things like "am I good enough?" "why do people like me?" "what do I bring to the world?" "am I even going to be missed when I'm gone?" Stuff like that, no matter what other people told me and no matter how...
    IWishIUnderstood IWishIUnderstood 22-25, M 1 Response Jan 13, 2010

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    Significant Significant 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 20

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    Wow, it's been a while since I've written on here. There has been so much change in my life the last few months and for once it's all good. I started an amazing job and made a...
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    Im not really sure how to start. Theres really so much going on and anyone could give me some kind of insight this would help a whole lot, even if its a few words. Im sorry for...
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    Since I got my heartbroken, about 2 1/2 years ago now - I really have just kept to myself. I don't quite know how to restart things. I also had a few friends from college - and I...
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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...
    simpleandpossible simpleandpossible 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 19

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    I do. I hate change. It takes me forever to get used to it. Like my friend, he admitted he's gay and now I don't want to be near him. I'm gay myself but I don't like not seeing him...
    Knixveus5 Knixveus5 18-21, M Feb 20

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    My life has been a series of landing up in crazy situations I never wanted to be in.. My dad is a child molester and after years of hurting his own children I finally was the one...
    Irishm4id3n Irishm4id3n 26-30, F Feb 12

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    So I give up trying to change what I cannot... Accept that I cannot always control or fix situations around me...I have been stressed taking on problems that I can do nothing about...
    saxappeal saxappeal 46-50, F 5 Responses Feb 17

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    I did it today, sort of started the ball rolling in the past few months making small changes to how I react, what I will put up with, and building myself up one piece of me at a...
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    I am working very hard on not doing this. I seem to have this problem with getting stuck in the what if's. What if I did this different or what if I had said this, or what if I...
    Welllaugh Welllaugh 36-40, F 4 days ago

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    The past month has been, ineffable. I feel as a leaf on the wind, left to toss and tumble. One moment, I am on a path to peace, the next, I'm being thrown back down the pit of...
    Wolfofthewood Wolfofthewood 16-17, M 4 Responses Feb 2

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    We get set in our ways. We become what we are, based on what we have experienced in our lives. Scars don't heal, they just teach us a lesson. We gain strength & wisdom from them. I...
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    2 years ago I was lonely, in a job I despised, drinking all the time and just wanted to die. I had severe anxiety and major depression. So I prepared a bath and razor blade to...
    Debravity Debravity 36-40, M 2 Responses Feb 8

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    It all started in December. My dad had jaw cancer and my wife and I drove 1,000 miles to be with him and support him for his operation. The cancer was in his jaw and they were...
    Stereoguy Stereoguy 51-55, M 6 Responses Feb 10

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    so i mentioned that i was going to ask this girl to just chat and spend some time together... I have run into her a few times since writing the last experience... and I even wrote...
    milehighHeartbreak milehighHeartbreak 31-35, M 1 Response Feb 11

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    I have been in an on and off relationship for eight years now. When we were together, I was ecstatic. When we weren't, I wanted to crawl in a hole and die. I thought that...
    NeverAgainx NeverAgainx 18-21, F 2 Responses Feb 14

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    If not for the divorce yesterday (Valentine's Day) would have been so different. Since it was the weekend we most likely would have visited one of our favorite places, New Orleans...
    zanyzoey zanyzoey 36-40, F 2 Responses Feb 15

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    ...where I have lived in a sexless marriage for 38 years. I spent most of our early marriage, before children, sleeping in our spare bedroom. When we DID have sex, every year and a...
    midagehippie midagehippie 56-60 1 Response Feb 16

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    Kind of..im only writing this in this group because there's more people hence more helpful responses i would hope.. I want change im just crippled by fear at the moment and im not...
    simpleandpossible simpleandpossible 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 18

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    I've always been an outcast. My upbringing and misfortune of being born into a life of poverty by an alcoholic mother didn't exactly help me to succeed in this world we find...
    Johnirish Johnirish 22-25, M 5 Responses 5 days ago

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    hey , tell me about how you got (emotionally, phisically , mentally) fit. I want to hear what changed in your mentality. This may help me find the right mentality to get it going...
    limitles limitles 18-21, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I am in the beginning of, what is so far, a messy, bad divorce. In the middle of this is two, amazing, toddlers. They are too young to know the seriousness of what is going on...
    SunAgain SunAgain 31-35, F 1 Response Feb 4

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    I am going to an 80's themed party. ahaha and since I wont have the time to go home and change Ive been dressing like this since damn 2pm hahaha people around me think I might have...
    Nyah27 Nyah27 26-30 2 Responses Feb 20

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    It's so strange. The last couple weeks I've been thinking about how important it is to me to be there for my future niece(s) and/or nephew(s), and how I really wanted to see them...
    Friability Friability 18-21 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Sooo pretty much everyone I talk to has been telling me I need to change the way I think and how I think about myself. Now usually I pull the "I was abused" or "this is how I...
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    Yesterday was indeed a roller coaster ride. It all started when I get to have a lot of thoughts in my head in which I am not sure of; whether it is right or wrong. I get doubts...
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    It is hard to accept change, to "let go" because we become attached to these things. We see them as our only source of happiness, or they give us security. Change is chaotic and...
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    I have changed I believe. I use to be very shy, scared all the time, afraid of everything, apologetic for everything, not very lively, and always sad. Now I lock away my feelings...
    wedgieshurtalot wedgieshurtalot 16-17, F 1 Response Feb 7

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    seasons change, situations change, people change. everything changes..over time, i will stop caring and over time i will be twice as stronger than i am today. i will not roar like...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Feb 20

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    -Understand where people are coming from -Learn from your mistakes -Don't beat yourself up all the time or be too hard on yourself -Be yourself -Don't live in the past -don't...
    torr62 torr62 13-15, F Feb 1

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    Lost all my conciousness lost my faith in love 4 years back I met a girl who change my life we had a relationship like a husband wife do all the four years every sec was...
    definemeee definemeee 26-30, M Feb 9

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    Im so sick of the way my life is i really am..im so tired of it and im also tired of waiting on someone to come and save me too usually a guy..Im so ******* tired of my life being...
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    Accepting something I cannot change is accepting the fact that the person I love, has done things dangerous to his well being and our relationship. I cannot stop it, I cannot...
    SecretAngel6 SecretAngel6 26-30, F 5 Responses Feb 15

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    No amount of guilt can change the past and no amount of anxiety can change the future.
    KarenIsMyName KarenIsMyName 18-21, F 2 Responses Feb 16

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