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I Am Starting My Life Over Again

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    Taking A Risk

    I am starting my life again. It may seem total madness to the people around me but to me it makes sense. I feel like I've done all of this, my whole life, for other people.I'm chucking away a career that I've worked hard on. I know my reputation is outstanding and the reactions...
    FallenAngelWOOT FallenAngelWOOT 31-35, F 15 Responses Nov 4, 2012

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    New Baby

    Whoever knows where I, Ailani Usagi, can get an Identity/Gender Change and live as a Baby in a Hospital Nursery Crib, please tell me.
    WhiteLegoNinja WhiteLegoNinja 22-25, F Jun 22, 2013

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    So a couple of years ago,

    I had a life threatening situation happen that has really changed my life. I was on the ventilator for 5 months and when I got out of the hospital, I couldn't walk or do anything on my own. I've recovered and am doing much better, but I feel scared about trying to get my life...
    callmesuperwoman callmesuperwoman 22-25, F 1 Response May 8

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    Finally The After Shock Is Gone..

    and all that's left is something of a clear head. I should have written this a year ago when I separated from my ex on the 31st of 2010... but I didn't. A year later of sowing wild oats and trying to see how life was just starting to melt for me everything falling into place...
    favestril favestril 36-40, F 1 Response Dec 25, 2012

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    How Many Times Has It Been?

    Oh well. This seems to be my theme. I am a failed phoenix. Halfway through coming back to life, I die again. Then, I make another attempt to rise from the ashes. I know what I'm doing wrong, but I'm not sure I have the strength to fix things. However, if I don't, then life is...
    Sinaname Sinaname 26-30 1 Response Nov 20, 2013

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    I've had so much heartache in my life.

    I never have truly let go of my past relationships, and they are continuing to weigh me down. I have been struggling with depression for the last year, and anxiety for the past 7 years. Next month, I am moving to a new country, and I have the opportunity to begin my life again...
    cherryblossom257 cherryblossom257 26-30, F Mar 16

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    It Seems As If I Am Always Having To Start Over

    I am so tired of it. I think I have moved at least four times this past year. I moved out of my mother's house, moved in with my sisters, had to move in my brother's for work, moved back to my sisters, then now, I am back at my mother's. For temporary though. We're planning on...
    CharleeLuv CharleeLuv 18-21, F Jul 23, 2013

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    I stay in meaningless relationships

    because I fear being alone
    Diamarie Diamarie 26-30, F 1 Response Dec 25, 2013

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    Again

    Here I go again on my own, Goin down the only road I'm livin on I hate having to introduce myself to people. I used to have such fun. Excitement. Now I'm building up walls of excrement. :(
    Sinjintiger Sinjintiger 41-45, M Sep 9, 2013

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    Hello all, It is hard to tell my story in one

    or two sentences. Recently I chose to leave an extremely competitive and rigorous graduate program (in health care field) due to immense stress I was experiencing in the past few months. (I was doing poorly in my classes though I spent every sec awake on the coursework, I...
    bottomriser bottomriser 22-25, F 3 Responses May 15

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    My reset button started on December 31,

    2010. Since then, I have become more of a woman then I was before. More of me. Just "me." I don't look back instead I look ahead. I am back in school and loving it. For once in my life now, my decisions are no longer because of someone else. They are because of me. I now get to...
    favestril favestril 36-40, F Jan 15

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    My reset button started on December 31,

    2010. Since then, I have become more of a woman then I was before. More of me. Just "me." I don't look back instead I look ahead. I am back in school and loving it. For once in my life now, my decisions are no longer because of someone else. They are because of me. I now get to...
    favestril favestril 36-40, F 2 Responses Jan 15

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    Related Experiences

    About to make a life changing move...I did this before, immediately after getting my divorce but without my child custody. Now, I have my daughter and about to start a new life...
    MalibuLady MalibuLady 26-30, F 3 Responses Jun 25

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    Starting over again every single day
    bittersweetsourandsalty bittersweetsourandsalty 31-35, F 1 Response Jul 5

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    So here i am, New day, New page flipped, A new script to play, No more action replay, Time to start over again. x
    Gentleandlovingsoul Gentleandlovingsoul 36-40, F 1 Response Jun 29

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    I wanna start life over I wish my parents would never got to see me in cuffs I also wish I never. Got pregante so early. In age I wanna start life again I jus wish I wasn't so...
    babyskyx3 babyskyx3 13-15, F 1 Response a week ago

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    and as difficult as it is this time... I know it is for the best. Emotionally, my state of being has been compromised for a long time and I am just ready to be emotionally healthy...
    sunniedays89 sunniedays89 22-25, F 13 hrs ago

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    Deciding not to take money to preserve my sanity- choosing my Self over others needs/desires. Not giving in to the temptations of greed.
    MalibuLady MalibuLady 26-30, F 19 hrs ago

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    A year after separating from my wife of 14 years and living alone I am ready to restart life again and eager to find my soulmate and partner to build a new life with. I have 4 kids...
    Ready2StartOver Ready2StartOver 41-45, M Jul 9

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    Thinking about all the emotional pain, embarrassments, love issues and mistakes I wouldn't like to face it again. I'd continue living my life how I am.
    zoelle zoelle 18-21, F Jul 4

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    And when I get through some of these medical issues I have - I am going to. I want to go back to school. I am scared as I have not been in school since I was 17. I used to think it...
    DaisyMe1975 DaisyMe1975 36-40, F Jul 13

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    I believe one person can definitely change your whole life. I wish I could go back and unmeet him. It all started at college, that's when I met him, we were put next to each other...
    PrincessMegz17 PrincessMegz17 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 28

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    My ex boyfriend came into my life unexpectedly. He taught me to be minimalistic, and I got rid of most of my material possessions. "They are just things", he would say. He is...
    pieceofmind127 pieceofmind127 36-40, F 2 Responses Jun 28

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    As a kid who needed and received a lot of spankings, I knew every floor in the house really well. While I was laying over a family members knee getting my b.re bott.m spanked I...
    BettyV1 BettyV1 41-45, F 4 Responses Jun 26

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    I'm sick and tired of fighting it. Everything has gone wrong I am cursed. I'm 32 and from childhood I have give from one deep end to another. I was a child in alcoholic and violent...
    Imoveryou Imoveryou 26-30, F 1 Response Jun 24

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    I'm 23 years old, turning 24 soon and I don't know what I want to do with my life. I don't know what kind of career that I want to pursue. I'm working part-time but I mostly just...
    randomobscurity randomobscurity 22-25, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I don't know what it is. I just want to start over again. Become a new person. Maybe it's my obsession with changing things around? I have no clue but I really just want to start...
    h3ysam h3ysam 13-15, F Jun 24

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    I really wish that I could do high school all over again. My experience was very bittersweet. I met some amazing teachers who helped me out at times so I was thankful for that, but...
    eggowaffles eggowaffles 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 10

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    It seems that I'll start all over again at 40. I became unemployed and separated from my partner for 8 years. I resigned from my dream job to process my papers (partnership visa...
    40shades 40shades 36-40, F 4 Responses 2 days ago

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    I'm still at university but I just feel like I do the same thing over and over again especially holidays. Somedays I just want to disappear somewhere or go on an adventure, find a...
    Ailurus23 Ailurus23 18-21, M 1 Response 19 hrs ago

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    Some days I just want to scream at the world, and ask repeatedly over and over again WHY. But the answer to all of my doubts and years upon years of concerns is WHY NOT.
    lillieflowers lillieflowers 16-17, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Mmmm my body is craving it. I need it soo bad! I don't want just someone to chat with. I want someone to make love with over and over and over again. Until our body's give out and...
    Smileeboo Smileeboo 16-17, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    Linda and I have been friends for 9 years and just graduated from high school together we always talked about going to college together and being roommates and being at each others...
    tamekaroberts tamekaroberts 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 29

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    I will learn what is blocking my success and I will succeed and thrive in a relationship that is right for me. I hope we will all assess our needs carefully, and (is it judgmental...
    AlwaysPersevere71 AlwaysPersevere71 41-45, M Jun 22

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    I've watched several movies repeatedly and never get tired of them. Any film with Nicholas Cage or Jason Statham in will be watched over and over again but the film I've watched...
    elegantstorms elegantstorms 31-35, F 2 Responses Jul 6

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    If a movie has a good story, I can watch it over and over again :) not consecutively though. Like i can watch that movie today and then i watched that same movie that next day or...
    RubyR21 RubyR21 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 6

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    Bad Boy - Big Bang :) I just love listening to TOP's part over and over again. *sigh*
    MindvsHeartAJ MindvsHeartAJ 18-21, T Jul 10

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    I have not been skinny since I was 3. I was teased as a kid because not only was I the biggest I was the tallest. I was a fat giant. Although I was bigger than the other kids I...
    marcillia marcillia 26-30, F Jun 28

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    I never had an affair. But my ex, a policeman in the city my husband and I live in, won't stop contacting me. Theyre always the same "Hey, just checking up on you." Or "I never...
    Livvy2 Livvy2 18-21, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    July 22. Learning to Trust Again. Many of us have trust issues. Some of us tried long and hard to trust untrustworthy people. Over and again, we believed lies and promises never...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F 2 Responses 3 hrs ago

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    I thought she was a good woman....... Well that was her statement to me and claim to fame , but then again my last ex's claim to fame was that she was a faithful "never was a bad...
    nevets61 nevets61 51-55 7 hrs ago

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    my name is unkown cuz i will not tell any one about it, may be i am complicated person, but life changes us our life style , immigrating from one country to other to survive, i can...
    goge1797 goge1797 16-17, M 6 days ago

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    My mother, father and sister allways walked over me. They will insult me out of nowhere. I was emotionally abused by my family in my past. They will say- im a loser and im worth...
    angel8i angel8i 31-35, F 1 hr ago

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    I guess, I've learned a lot from my past relationship. I missed so many happy moments with my family and some important events with them. I was physically with them but I was...
    Achelle07 Achelle07 18-21, F 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    How do you know if it's really over? My husband and I relationship always consisted of "extreme moments"- when things are great they are head over heels great! In turn when...
    Ashante90 Ashante90 22-25, F 3 Responses Jul 9

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    I got my way. I should be happy. I got to move back to california. It just seems like my life is a game of starting over. But of course not until it starts getting better. And now...
    chemically99 chemically99 13-15, F Jul 13

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    hey all ! ... this is important and big. can i have a small time of yours, just little.. few minutes.. i sign up here around a year back to share my story with people and i did. i...
    heartless2 heartless2 22-25, M 6 hrs ago

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    12 years ago i was 6. I wanted to be a doctor. When i was 6 i had no idea what problems i would have to face today. When i was 8 i thought i was the fattest in my class. When i was...
    breakersflow breakersflow 18-21, F 4 hrs ago

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