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I Am Starting the Next Chapter of My Life

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    Judging a Book By Its Cover...

    I hereby declare that I too am 'starting the next chapter of my life'. Just as soon as I find where I left my book!!
    SweetHoney SweetHoney 46-50 Mar 4, 2008

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    I am graduating in less

    than a month and I have decided to formally begin my natural hair journey. I have not used any chemicals in my hair for approximately 10 months and no heat at all for at least 4. My hair is very coarse, dry, crunchy, and brutal to deal with. I can't even see my line of...
    gabbythatgirl gabbythatgirl 22-25, F Apr 7, 2014

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    There is a lot of words

    that could sum up the last 6 years of my life! but this story isn't about that - In fact its the opposite this for me its closure of my past its time now to start enjoying life , embracing every moment it throws at me an just live like there's no tomorrow. The sky's the limit...
    princess2121 princess2121 16-17, F 1 Response Nov 11, 2014

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    I have been through so much in the past several

    years. I was hospitalized three times for suicidal ideations. I went through a bankruptcy. I went through a divorce. I was starving for a while because I didn't make enough money and had to pay a lot of child support. That part was one of the most difficult things, but at least...
    deleted deleted 26-30 May 8

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    After High School

    That's the chapter I'm starting- the one that happens after high school. Right now, it sucks ***. I have almost no friends- I love the ones I have, but I seem incapable of making new ones. Everyone else seems to be making new friends, but I seem to be one of those people that...
    tqoftu tqoftu 22-25, F Jan 1, 2008

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    CHAPTER II Act 1

    HOPE THE NEXT FIFTY ARE BETTER TO ME THAN THE FIRST FIFTY. WHAT CAME OUT OF THE FIRST CHAPTER GREAT FAMILY AND FRIENDS MY LOVELY CHILDREN. THE NEXT CHAPTER I HOPE I FIND MY SOUL MATE THE PERSON THAT MAKES ME SEE FIREWORKS WHEN I AM AROUND THEM .THAT ALLOW ME TO HAVE BUTTERFLIES...
    bquick bquick 51-55, M 1 Response Mar 4, 2008

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    Wether I Want To Or Not...

    The truth is that I didn't believe the last chapter was done yet. Guess I was wrong. So here I am, in my mid forties and starting over. It's something that had never even crossed my mind until recently. So I guess I'll need to accept what has happened, what people now think of...
    BohemianTragedy BohemianTragedy 46-50, M 1 Response Jan 4, 2013

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    Again.

    And for the first time in a long time, I am encompassed by serenity. I am worth it. I will not waste my time with a liar. I will not waste my time with a person who talks down on me. Disregards my feelings. Degrades me. For a while I thought you were worth the emotional...
    jtruant11 jtruant11 26-30, F Nov 13, 2013

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    Next Chapter

    This next New chapter is - Yet Unwritten
    CMA1234 CMA1234 46-50, F 1 Response Feb 1, 2012

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    In a few weeks time, I'm moving to a new city

    by myself to attend a junior college program for five years. It's a complete 360 change and I've worked hard to get into the school and part of why I wanted to go was to leave bad memories and bad people behind and move on. I'm happy that I got a chance at a new beginning but...
    cathydaisy cathydaisy 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 5, 2014

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    A New Light In My Path

    I have begun... I can feel the change within. Waking up early without an alarm, re-acclimating to a place that I thought I had left behind. Skipping the nicotine and replacing it with nutrition and yoga. This was almost automatic this morning. The change comes from inside your...
    migwetch migwetch 18-21 Jul 19, 2009

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    The New Perspective

    I've been through so much in my life, hurt, neglect, emotional abuse...i suffered depression, and many other things...my friends betrayed me, my boyfriends loved me so muh..they claimed, cheated, then tried to come back...i felt i had no place in this world.... But, as u'll hear...
    lacypoo lacypoo 18-21 Mar 26, 2008

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    The Last One Was Way Too Long

    I am glad it is over.  Now, moving on, with a different outlook & attitude.  Hope this is one of the best chapters yet.
    darlene darlene 41-45, F 9 Responses Jan 14, 2008

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    My Thirties

    I had a rough transition from 29 to 30. Not because I was scared of getting older- I actually welcomed that part. What I struggled with was figuring out what was really important to me at this stage in life. I felt incredibly bored and under-stimulated with my 20-something...
    SpiritOfTheRabbit SpiritOfTheRabbit 31-35, F 2 Responses Jan 18, 2012

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    I have decided I am ready to start the next

    chapter of my life. I am ready to move into my own place and I am ready to be fully independent. I can't wait until I have my own family in the future and become even more successful in my career. I am finally starting to become happy and excited for what this year holds for me...
    SomethingSignifigant SomethingSignifigant 18-21, F Jan 19

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    As much as I want a social life which I'm not allowed because mother treats me like a slave and she always says" Sarah, don't think yourself a slave." Haha, she really knows how...
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    One day, during an evening class for adults, the psychology Teacher entered the class and told students, “Let’s all play a game!” “ What Game?” The Teacher asked one of...
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    I don't completely hate my life I just hate most things involved with my life, including myself
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    What do you think alien life looks like? Something microbial, something similar to Earth's life, or something beyond our imagination? I admit that I like the idea of Grey aliens...
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    How many months has it been? I forgotten how much I adored your kisses. I don't remember being so happy to be held in your arms. It's hard for me to imagine myself looking up with...
    FrenchKissed FrenchKissed 13-15, F 2 Responses 22 hrs ago

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    There are numerous older men in the world who are single and seeking someone special in their life. For all such men, AgeMeet.com has been created as a reliable online platform to...
    chavacc11 chavacc11 26-30, F 1 day ago

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    I'm hanging out for my new life to start. First step was getting out of a loveless relationship, next move out of the place I once called home, I have rubbed heroin, ice and weed...
    WokenandOpen WokenandOpen 31-35, M 1 day ago

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    Seven years ago, in my second year of college (undergrad), I was 19, drinking a lot, smoking a lot, and didn't have a whole lot of friends to bond with. I didn't know how because I...
    crossroadtraveler crossroadtraveler 22-25, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    A lot has happened over the last decade. I got married to who I thought would be there for me forever, had my caring, nurturing soul exploited to make her feel like royalty. I...
    Rdmthoughts Rdmthoughts 31-35, M 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    He'll totally commit to his words is a fantasy. I'm putting him to a pedestal again. Now I'm not living in a fantasy anymore. I'm courageous enough to face reality, to start a new...
    MorningRose10 MorningRose10 31-35, F 4 Responses 2 days ago

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    triumph is a mental condition,your finish line is someone else's starting point this earth comes full circle
    miimii0069 miimii0069 26-30, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Chapter 1-"Amaria Lattimer,please come to the office,immediately. Again, Amaria Lattimer,please come to the front office,immediately." The intercom system crackled overhead...
    ZolotayaWurola ZolotayaWurola 22-25, F 2 days ago

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    Been stuck in a "holding pattern" for 18 years. So sick of being here, just want to move on to the next chapter.
    AddMeNot AddMeNot 46-50, M 3 days ago

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    I will be reaching my 30's soon and I feel my time is running out. I don't have that great apartment, great relationship and great job. Instead I am separated from my husband...
    macabre00 macabre00 26-30, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    One has 10 years and is written (life is hard)
    gigus gigus 22-25, M 4 days ago

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    I was just studying the Bible today and stumbled across this gem. I think it makes clear how Jesus (the greatest Avenger) feels about this topic Matthew Chapter 18: He called a...
    georgekirk georgekirk 41-45, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    1 (As the title suggests, this is the second part of this story. You can read the first part by clicking at my story titled 'I will tell You a story about the first day of my new...
    becomeinvisible becomeinvisible 22-25, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    I am trying to get my life back together after a breakdown. I want to work, I want to do good in this world and help lift others up! I just need to get on my feet again. You...
    softskin softskin 22-25 a week ago

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    28.01.2013 It was a Monday. We all hate Mondays for a reason, right? It's the start of a new week: a whole week of work/school ahead of us, a whole week before the weekend. I...
    becomeinvisible becomeinvisible 22-25, F 1 Response a week ago

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    So, i dated this guy. I've known him most of my life. And we used to be so comfortable with each other even before we were friends, because our sisters were best friends, and our...
    selfh8ter98 selfh8ter98 16-17, F Jul 21

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    An open letter to my ex: Dear ----- I can't believe it's been a year since we last spoke. In the 12 years we were together I never though you would not be in my life. In some form...
    Madmanwithabox29 Madmanwithabox29 26-30, M 3 Responses Jul 21

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    There are numerous older men in the world who are single and seeking someone special in their life. For all such men, AgeMeet.com has been created as a reliable online platform to...
    chriscc11 chriscc11 26-30, F Jul 21

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    It is interesting to read the stories on here. So very many come from people that are 15-18 yrs old. I guess I am ancient in comparison to them but still young at heart. I have not...
    rowenbumble rowenbumble 56-60, F Jul 21

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    I have been trying to maintain control over my life, but I'm starting to lose my grip on control. I see my school mates having much better and happier lives than me. They have...
    EddieNashton EddieNashton 13-15, M Jul 20

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    Life. The journey that all must partake in, even when inconvenient. The journey whose roads lay never ending on the map. the journey whose end is never visible no matter how far...
    Kanashimisama Kanashimisama 18-21, M 1 Response Jul 20

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    Funny how far we will go , determined enough .,..we'll go as far as allowing a couple of wonderful men in my life to help me , make my dreams all come true, then ask for 450 for a...
    MsOracle MsOracle 66-70, F 1 Response Jul 20

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