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I Am Going to Change

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    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...
    IWishIUnderstood IWishIUnderstood 22-25, M 1 Response Jan 13, 2010

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    I'm no longer a redhead. I needed a change. My hair is now dark brown and I love it.
    hadyourchance hadyourchance 31-35, F 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    I am going back to college after many years absent. Any of the housing I can find that I can afford doesn't allow pets. I'm afraid I'll have to give up my dog to go to college. I...
    SterlingHeart SterlingHeart 31-35, M 1 hr ago

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    Hey guys... I also wanted to change my life... Especially for the better. I figured out how to do it and I'd like to share it with you all. (I am aware this might all sound very...
    xxersabooxx xxersabooxx 18-21, F 9 Responses Mar 29

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    I decided to take some risks & do some things that I haven't done before this year. I want change in my life. I want to be a better person. I want to be successful in life. I want...
    TheQuietOne92 TheQuietOne92 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 8

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    After my totally break down last week, i am trying to dust my self from the past. Yea i am aware i can not change the past, although at some times i wish i had not known him at...
    flyingviking flyingviking 36-40, F 8 Responses Mar 18

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    Home at Last It is 08:20, sunday 22 december, and it is a good day. Despite all the trouble in my country, the political and economic uncertainty, the threat to our independence...
    yulico yulico 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 8

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    I have been thinking about this for a while. I have a fiance. He loves the way i look and has never once told me that i needed to change.He tells me im beautiful or sexy all the...
    Skyiiler Skyiiler 18-21, F Apr 7

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    The time I have spent on Experience Project has been the most valuable time I have ever spent anywhere. I have written almost everyday. I have ben here since 2009 under another...
    MsOracle MsOracle 66-70, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    All my life I have lived with limits on my life. I have let the words and the mistakes of my love ones stop me from living my dream. I never wanted to be a biology major or a...
    odis22 odis22 22-25, M 2 days ago

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    Life has turned upside down, spun around and set my path in a strange new direction... My mindset gotta change..Help...How to change to meet the new life head on.... So health...
    mommaceitta mommaceitta 51-55, F Apr 8

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    If you would have told me my life would be what it is today as a kid I probably would hate that guy just because... Some days I wake up and ask myself is this real? Is this...
    DiorRage DiorRage 22-25, M 2 Responses Mar 20

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    To Chelsea:....I'm so proud of you and your job change...I'll miss our time together...but we will be fine and grow stronger. Mwuahh! My Love, I'm going to miss that morning kiss...
    seeinglife2x2 seeinglife2x2 46-50, M 2 Responses Mar 21

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    I'm leaving my relationship . It's hard but It's only hard because she seems to make this as hard as she can for me. In fact her idea is to make life hell for me until I leave. I...
    dixiecrystal1 dixiecrystal1 18-21, F Mar 29

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    I want to find and understand my purpose in life! For years I have wondered what should I or could I be doing. I've always done hair. It's something I enjoy doing but for some...
    Ttbaby23 Ttbaby23 31-35, F Apr 7

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    I went to ask for help from the witness advocate. the woman told me that you can not trust people from east india. to be clear she said they are the Anti Christ.. she said I...
    FreeThinker2 FreeThinker2 46-50 Apr 8

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    Because of laws, I cannot do what I dream to do. I cannot be free. For the next 2 1/2 years, I'm stuck. I cannot be my own person until then. I want to change my life. I want to...
    ForeverIsOver ForeverIsOver 13-15, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    I have had social anxiety for a better part of a decade now and I always knew that I did, I just never sought out help. The other day I began going to therapy to do just that. I...
    sjchevalier07 sjchevalier07 31-35, M Mar 19

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    I went to church today and for the month of March, my Pastor has charged us to be a hopeful people. Encourage people to live a hopeful life as well as encouraging yourself. Be...
    UnspokenLevite UnspokenLevite 18-21, F Mar 23

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    This was the worst time in my life and I was just a freshman!!! I took weeks to just think about it. I was so hurt by it all. I was surrounded by lots of negativity. Bryanna really...
    Shauntreece Shauntreece 16-17, F Apr 1

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    Starting when I wake up,I'm making changes in my life. I'm gonna make my life worth living and make it count. Like Eminem said; "You can do anything you set your mind to man" and I...
    cameron20 cameron20 18-21, M Apr 2

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    It will be a struggle~ Nobody's perfect, we each have out flaws and features or traits we don't like about ourselves. I've come to terms with the fact that there is always going...
    lifesize lifesize 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 2

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    It sucks when you're ignored by the person whose attention is the only thing you want in the world. Ever since this girl first walked into our school, I couldn’t take my eyes...
    elugo123456789 elugo123456789 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 2

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    PLEASE, I need guy advice So there is this guy at my work- Geoff. He is a member of the tennis club I work at. He's somewhat of a player and rough around the edges and about 27...
    Speifer Speifer 22-25, F 4 Responses a week ago

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    I was healthy and had a very active life and worked very long hours for the last 16 years until January of this year.. I fought for 10 months with my employer to keep employed...
    Louisek81 Louisek81 31-35, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    I'm the type of person that likes to change things up every now and then. I don't want to get stuck in a 9-5 job that I resent going to all week. I want to travel and experience...
    3milyFaye 3milyFaye 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 19

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    Positivity is key. The more positive we are, the more happy and full lives we live. It even improves productivity and academia. It's going to be difficult, but I will try my best...
    anom33 anom33 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 30

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    Making an effort to be a better 'person', is a fraud. WHat?! Yep that’s what I said. Striving to ‘be’ a ‘good person’ will ultimately fail. Why ? Because it is linked to...
    TanyaWhite TanyaWhite 41-45, F Apr 2

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    Ever since this girl first walked into our school for the first time, I couldn't take my eyes off her, and I know I probably wasn't the only one gazing at her beauty. Through my...
    elugo123456789 elugo123456789 18-21, M 2 Responses Apr 3

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    I've literally gone insane... I think I found myself at work last week starring at a wall for 10 minutes in a moment of solitude, its like something biological within me cant...
    barnest2 barnest2 22-25, M 1 Response Apr 5

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    I'm still young and probably haven't made the best choices with relationships, but my past really ruined me. I'm so used to being put down and left behind. My last boyfriend always...
    megtayl0rr megtayl0rr 16-17, F 6 Responses Apr 6

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    Ever since this girl first walked into our school for the first time, I couldn't take my eyes off her, and I know I probably wasn't the only one gazing at her beauty. Through my...
    elugo123456789 elugo123456789 18-21, M Apr 7

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    Everyone has their own dating stories, from their best to their worst they're always individual, warm and often quite hilarious. My dating story is unique because, even though I'm...
    adewey adewey 26-30, F 4 days ago

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    Is it me? Everything is crumbling. Nothing makes sense. Relationships are broken. Bonds that should be permanent are severed, leaving behind ragged edges of frayed cord. I know I...
    Missjayne1 Missjayne1 31-35, F Mar 17

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    Time is cruel, as the owl said. As time goes on, things will change. Doesn't matter if you like it or not, it's the way life is. Change. Many like change. But some people like me...
    Kitzami Kitzami 13-15, M Mar 21

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    Oh, when people accuse you of "changing" as though you have done something wrong. Ask yourself why they feel the need to point it out? To help you? Or to serve themselves? Will you...
    xSCARx xSCARx 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 23

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    Don’t change because someone wants you to, change because you want to. If you have to change for someone then they aren’t worth it. The one that don’t want you to change...
    serachii serachii 22-25, F Apr 2

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    I changed my username cause the old one was ana17 and it looks like anal7 so i changed it. So if you are my friend on here im still me i just changed my name
    Anaaaaa345 Anaaaaa345 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 30

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    I'm trying to change my life. Yet now I'm starting to think all I did was make it worse. I knew it wouldn't be easy. But recent events have convinced me it may be a bad idea to...
    Anonymousboy777 Anonymousboy777 16-17, M Mar 30

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    I've been married for 11 months - we dated for 8 months before getting married... Dumb, I now know. Well through all this time to the point we are now, there has been over a year...
    childlessstepmom childlessstepmom 22-25, F 8 Responses Apr 4

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    I have changed so much in the past year or so, I used to be so slutty and stuck up I can hardly believe I was that person, I suffered from several panic attacks from October 2012...
    jenniferjones11 jenniferjones11 18-21, F Apr 6

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    Trying to accept the things that we can change, the courage to change the things we can and the wisdom to know the difference comes form Accepting Reality as it is in the current...
    mlcockrell mlcockrell 36-40, M Apr 7

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    I came across my other (original) name today and it was strange to enunciate the letters that formed it together. I repeat it slowly in my mind and it is as if I am trying to...
    IHateMirrors IHateMirrors 22-25, F Apr 7

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    Nothings better than relaxing at home alone. Its so peaceful watching my favourite shows, playing video games and reading. Im at peace just doing whatever i want. Occasionally I do...
    Mleader1 Mleader1 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 17

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    My world came to a shattering end....1 and a half years of marriage vanished in a blink of an eye. What a big fat lie for better or worse... What a sad trade off to divorce a...
    itslife925 itslife925 36-40, M 1 Response Mar 17

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    Sometimes i feel like changing my name ..selling all my home contence gathering together the few things that really mean anything to me and money of coarse then just going away...
    swizzlstick swizzlstick 36-40, F 3 Responses Mar 20

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    I have ambitions. I have dreams. I have desires. I know that I must take action to change my life but I don't know which direction to take. There are certain things that are...
    455cargirl 455cargirl 36-40, F 2 Responses Mar 20

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    Exactly that what i tell my parent all the time. And sometimes they would say like people are coming over but theyd tell me to stay in my room so i look at them and tell them why...
    NymNin NymNin 18-21, F 8 Responses Mar 20

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    About a month ago, my boyfriend of two years decided to call it quits. The main issue at hand was my parents. He believed they were too strict and wouldn't let me go and live my...
    catherineisip catherineisip 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 24

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    Old habits die hard....Yep, I decided to write this story because honestly I may take a very lonnnngg vacation. I've decided to go on a little spree.....well, not so much that but...
    smooches smooches 22-25, F 5 Responses Mar 27

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    i met this man online and he was separated from his wife. We got on well together. The more i talked to him the most i liked him. He is alot older than me. I am 45 in May and he is...
    Babe69 Babe69 41-45, F Mar 31

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    Starting with my living arrangement. I am sick and tired of being sick and tired. I hate where I live. And right now, I am at a place in my life where I don't want to be around...
    Inherownwords Inherownwords 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 31