I Am Taking Steps to Make My Life Better

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    Everything Is Unpredictable

    I am trying to find some security in my life and make the right decisions and choices. It seems things keep happening and I'm trying to create good. I think there is power in your thoughts and belief system. You can heal your life. So you gotta work at it. You gotta check...
    infowoman infowoman
    36-40, F
    May 25, 2011

    My days are starting to get easier

    and easier. I know I have done everything in my power to make things work, but its not gonna happen. But, the past few days have been absolutely amazing. I'm finding it is easier to cope and to move forward. The biggest plus is we still share a house together but seeing him walk...
    Naturestorms Naturestorms
    36-40, F
    Nov 24, 2014

    Be Happy

    I can not think of any step better than the one that takes me to happiness! read the book HAPPINESS IS A CHOICE by Barry Neil Kaufman.
    jimrich jimrich
    70+, M
    Feb 3, 2011

    Am I Right Or Wrong

    Well what can i say i suffer with depression & anxiety im on meds & having therapy biggest trouble i have is trusting people i have struggles with friends and family i have been stabbed in bk soo many times i cudnt count the numbers on my hands recently i grow some balls n ended...
    churmy churmy
    Nov 30, 2011

    Little by little my life has & still is getting

    better day after day. Its scary how just two months ago i was planning my suicide & now im making steps to live a emotionally & mentally healthy & stable life. Most of my life I've been told that my best isn't good enough & i started to believe it which led to a life filled with...
    TheWorldVsJ TheWorldVsJ
    31-35, M
    2 Responses May 8, 2014


    like wat steps?i was given life.I didnt ask for it,i believe i was given this breath by someone who will equip mei dint earn it,i dont know it,so he is stepping for me... alll am doing is live.
    Sansiz Sansiz
    22-25, F
    Jan 8, 2012
    msvanish0 msvanish0
    46-50, F
    Jun 18, 2015

    I'm Not Gonna Cry Anymore...

    I am a diagnosed Borderline among many other things. Every guy (except for my current boyfriend... who I proudly give the title "REAL MAN" to) I've had a relationship with was an abuser. I've been raped twice, both by boyfriends. For 20 years, I hid a deep, dark secret from...
    MarylinAndI MarylinAndI
    Dec 13, 2011

    T'is Time

    Butterfly, butterfly, butterfly Pygmies and Birdwings all fluttering by Knotted faerieworlds t'is time to untie Changes await abound in fresh spry Faerie flies and breathes with a sigh Soaring to newness, faerie is on high Giggling in laughter up, up in the sky Looks at you all...
    Sylphy Sylphy
    41-45, F
    Aug 17, 2012

    Only Just A Dream...

    My life has been so clouded and unhappy for so long... I don't like looking at my past right now only because I told myself I wouldn't think about it anymore. My past has clouded my judgment and made me into a hateful person. I want to be happy, nothing else, just happy. My...
    AMBNEC6222 AMBNEC6222
    31-35, F
    1 Response Nov 28, 2011


    I am taking steps to make my life better. i know i am. am not crying as much. i am not harbouring suicidal thawts no more.i am helping myself Taking one day at a time. No-one gets it. but i do
    Sansiz Sansiz
    22-25, F
    Feb 14, 2011

    My Life In Me

    so i am living in myself.A self that I question a lot.I know there is something off  a bit, but i wont admit it. i know what that might bring.I don't want to pretend that i am alright because I don't want to lie to myself or anyone else.But i realise it's best  I 'play along...
    Sansiz Sansiz
    22-25, F
    1 Response Jan 8, 2012

    Taking Steps

    Taking steps,Everyday,Improving life,Like never before,life's for livin',Not dying,Since I've changed,You won't believe,The changes I've seen,How happy,I've become.
    lazycrazybasket lazycrazybasket
    46-50, M
    Feb 14, 2012

    Taking Baby Steps........

    After a year of unbelievable stress, losing my home and having to move to a big city 2 months ago, instead of starting a new life, I found myself going the other way! Cut off from everything familiar to me, I suddenly developed absolute terror of leaving the house, frightened of...
    elRana elRana
    1 Response Jul 25, 2008

    Baby Steps

    So, what about Bob? My best friend is Bob but he's moved to Colorado and I don't see him or his family near enough. ( I like that movie and that crazy Bill Murray. I was a dart throwing champion once in my life while I played in an A division league for 25 years, I...
    KingRichard923 KingRichard923
    56-60, M
    Apr 28, 2010

    When i turned 16 i attempted suicide

    and again at 17. so at 18 i left i moved in with my ex drug addicted mother do be closer to the guy i was in love with. now i am 18 and in college and just got my first job. be and my boyfriend were fighting for awhile and then we just started smoking together now we are looking...
    Figuringitallout18 Figuringitallout18
    22-25, F
    Mar 14, 2014
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