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I Am Going to Change

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 35 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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    ^^^^ This phrase right here is so valuable ! I don't care if you've had a bad childhood,or a bad couple weeks or a bad year, THAT'S BEHIND YOU ! And now that you uselessly spent...
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    I'm trying. This difficult situation is giving me the chance to change my life. I truly hate that it is. Deep down I want to be with my wife and son. But that isn't possible. So...
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    how can i change the colour of my blood??? how can i change from who i am?
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    I have rejoined the world after 15yrs away...some of you will know the direction I am speaking about with that. I am not the same as I was before. This is a new world and a chance...
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    it's hard to accept and you just feel weak , like in some point of life these things are going to change
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    It's better to see the world as it is -I mean without a steadfast perception of the world.Then it should be decided whether it is necessary to change the world.
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    To both sides of the Bodymore and other related riots: "If you do nothing, I guarantee that's exactly what's gonna change."
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