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I Am Trying So Hard

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    Off To Fight The Urge

    I'm off to fight against the scale.Off to stand before the shower drain.And I don't know if today I'll be victorious.I don't know if today i'll pull through the night.I stand my ground, but it's difficult.I try to work through the urge, but I fall so weak against it.Some days, I...
    CrazyHippieChick CrazyHippieChick 22-25, F 1 Response May 13, 2011

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    For the past 3 days im upset.

    . Im trying to regain all my spirit back. Due to this depression im unable to joke, laugh with my friends, make fun, paint or sing.. its so stressful n frustrating. even couldn't reduce my stress by shouting..
    blowurmind1s blowurmind1s 22-25, F Mar 20

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    To show her i am better now.

    To show her i am different. New. But nothing can change her mind. Im the embodyment of evil
    Mineman214 Mineman214 18-21, M 1 Response Aug 12

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    Trying to stay decent.

    And breathing. Harder than most it seems. But will evil win. Dont know But my pals deserve me helping. And some even want me to. Lol Lmao. Its a nice feeling. Despite the rest of life hurting me. Hope the number of them dont vanish. Unless jerks...
    Livyn4pals Livyn4pals 46-50, M Aug 25

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    I've been Celibate for almost two years.

    I'm ready to give up because honestly there's not many people wanting to wait until there's at least a commitment. Help!!
    Livelaughlearn76 Livelaughlearn76 36-40, F Apr 5

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    I Don't Get It

    When it isn't her fault, when its not hers either, or his, or theirs but you're broken. Like if you were walking in the middle of a forest and there's a mirror up against a tree, it may have something strong to lean on and be surrounded by beauty but still broken. There is no way...
    MisfitToys MisfitToys 16-17, F Jan 17, 2013

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    Wow.. Sorry to rant but I have to get this out.

    . What's wrong me! Like i try so hard to slim down, grow mussels, just get fit. For the most part I did I lost over 76pounds.. and nothing In my life has changed.. Nobody wont's to hang out, and it's depressing. You try so hard just to get something vary little, and it don't...
    ison71 ison71 16-17, M 1 Response Feb 7

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    ALL I Do Is Try

     I spent my whole life working hard, went to an ivy but didn't know who the hell I was or what I wanted so didn't do well. So after graduation I went to China to learn Chinese in hope that I could make up for my bad grades and do something cool and get a cool interesting...
    Alwaysahotmess Alwaysahotmess 26-30, F Oct 1, 2009

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    I got a new job that pays 3 dollars per hour

    more Than my old one! While that may not sound like much to you, that's at least a 33% raise for me! Plus I quit smoking which is like another 1 dollar per hour! After a few of these paychecks, I should be doing alright :-p I've decided to study on my own until I can pay for...
    alcool91 alcool91 22-25, M 3 Responses Jul 16

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    Everyone! Please add me on skype :) see you

    there! it's "ayeeyowh" :))
    deleted deleted 26-30 Apr 5

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    All The Time!

    Every second without knowing from you is torture. I canot help but imagining the worst case scenarios, where you are in pain, and very ill, and I cannot even comfort you with my words, and my long distance kisses. Every second of every day I am trying so hard to survive this...
    sweetmeisje sweetmeisje 26-30, F 16 Responses Jun 29, 2010

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    Don't you hate it when you're trying

    so hard and people are just putting you down... Telling you your best isn't good enough people wonder why I'm always pushing myself so hard and the fact is if I don't I face so much judgement from my parents that are hardly there. It's Shocking that I still care so much about...
    MissLorii MissLorii 18-21, F 3 Responses May 27

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    At Least I Gave My Best Shot

    What the heck.I tried to keep the feelings alive but I cannot do everything for the two of us.At some point, I succumb.Though unwilling at first, I inched painfully away from oblivion.Yet, eventually, pain and anger enveloped my total being.I fought hard, wanting to make it last...
    MyZen MyZen 36-40, F 2 Responses Nov 3, 2011

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    To Keep Positive

    I'm trying so hard to keep positive and keep the love flowing within me but I can't stop crying. I feel utterly alone. The worst part about this is that I am not alone. Just lonely.   My husband didn't even look at me today when he got up, I was on the computer in the...
    aliceslade aliceslade 22-25, F 4 Responses Mar 4, 2010

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    Mind Over Matter

    Mind over matter. My mind tries so hard to fight  I'd get these spurts of energy And make the most of it. Then like a bubble that pops Faerie crashes. Mind over matter. The spirit tries to be unfazed. I'd bounce here and there Giggling at a time Then like a glass pane blown by...
    Sylphy Sylphy 41-45, F 8 Responses Apr 5, 2012

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    I am trying to keep it together.

    I am trying so hard not to burst into tears. I am trying not to scream at the top of my lungs that I hate the man you really are. You are not the man you pretend to be. That man that everyone likes and says is such a great guy. That man is a fraud. He is the man you wish you...
    classynsassy34 classynsassy34 31-35, F 1 Response Jul 25

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    Because....

    I know I am not allowed to give up, so even though life keeps throwing me hit, after hit, after hit....I am doing my best to face it....and to keep on trying, because I know that I have no other choice....
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Nov 20, 2010

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    Is this trying to hard. I'm at work, and the girl I like is by seafood getting something for her online order, so I talk go by her and try talking to her, midway through the...
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    I thought i get it all off my chest on here seeing as I was reading lots of emotional abuse and psychical abuse stories on here a few weeks ago that got me moving in my decision to...
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    I've finally come to terms with the fact that I am bisexual, but it is really hard to accept myself now that I can't deny it anymore. I've grown up in a Catholic household where my...
    c0nfus3d22 c0nfus3d22 18-21, F 3 Responses Aug 29

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    Hello everyone, I just wanted to share an experience that I am praying is now ending. I am someone that could never handle too many emotions. I often feel overwhelmed very fast...
    mariashelly mariashelly 22-25, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I'm always trying to settle arguments between my friends/close acquaintances. It's hard, and sometimes hurts- no, make that usually hurts, when I can't help all that much, but at...
    mintycat mintycat 13-15, F Aug 28

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    It's funny how looking through old photos can really put your life into perspective....how clearly you can see your life in chapters. I'm in a weird chapter of my life right now...
    SupernovaxGirl SupernovaxGirl 26-30 2 Responses Sep 2

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    I'm really trying to lose weight. I need to lose a stone. I'm trying so hard, I feel like I've lost some weight, my clothes got a little better but the scales just do not move...
    xsignorinax xsignorinax 31-35, F 5 Responses Sep 5

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    I am an independent being trying to be comfortable just floating in this thing called life. I take it one day at a time, and when things get a little overwhelming, I retreat to...
    blue1324 blue1324 18-21 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I'm 29 years old and my mom passed a way on July 16 2014 and it's killing me I miss her so much I wish she was still here I didn't get to say goodbye to her I found her deceased in...
    sonia3035 sonia3035 26-30, F 6 Responses Sep 2

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    I have eczema extremely bad and no matter what I do, I can never make it 100% clear from my skin. So many people have made comments about it and I'm so tired of it. I'm trying so...
    dreaming1942 dreaming1942 16-17, F 4 Responses Aug 24

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    I was just told we shouldn't try we just do. Trying sets us up for failure. Well I'm losing weight. It has been an uphill battle.. With all the hills I'm climbing you would think I...
    nsw1967 nsw1967 46-50, F 4 Responses Aug 29

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    I'm still working on this. She's been inside me my entire life and is one of my best friends. She's more proud of my accomplishments than I am, and gets just as upset (if not more...
    ia16 ia16 36-40, M Aug 30

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    Im so depressed. Im a national runner. Today i did so badly at a national race. It was a half marathon. I started too fast n started to feel the fatigue. When two ladies passed me...
    emzem emzem 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 31

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    I do something called color guard and I'm trying to accept that I can't be perfect at everything I learn. Not as major as some things but it's hard to ignore the person judging you...
    emalia924 emalia924 13-15, F 1 Response Sep 4

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    People try too hard. I swear everyone's just trying to impress everyone kinda pathetic lol...yes I know "not everyone yadayada" ya thanks
    strawberryletter22 strawberryletter22 18-21, F 3 Responses Sep 6

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    My friends told me to forget about you andto finally cease my contact with you. I'm trying to do it. I kept myself busy with school. I didn't contact you for a week. But here I am...
    vdbree vdbree 18-21, F Sep 6

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    its really hard.. i'm completely torn i just want to get this off of my mind so i can focus but the only way i can do so is by letting go of my girlfriend, im in love with her so...
    NotBiasedBAM NotBiasedBAM 18-21, M 2 Responses a week ago

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    to move on was really hard for me. to let go the friendship we had for many years was really really hard to forget. but i think i'm the only one who treasures it. we dont have a...
    emily036 emily036 18-21, F 2 Responses Sep 3

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    I once considered myself unworthy of anything good this was recently I mean I have allowed my self worth to be stolen from me and it was much easier loosing it than it is trying to...
    karlakashes karlakashes 26-30, F 1 Response Sep 4

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    I try so hard to make things better for myself, such as eating healthy, exercising, motivating myself... I've tried so many times that I feel like I'm never going to get where I...
    lovetodraw19 lovetodraw19 18-21, F Sep 11

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    I have a question, what is a "great guy"? And are you trying to meet him, or waiting for him to meet you? These are honest questions
    theShamanDon theShamanDon 26-30, M 1 Response Aug 20

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    All week I've been trying to get on a eat wake up schedule for my new job (starting Monday) but it's just not working so I'm going to do a all nighter so I'm super tired Thursday...
    CookE114 CookE114 22-25, F Aug 20

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    Even if life can be difficult it's not a reason to not try to be happy! I want to find happiness and be happy for real. My life is hard but you know what? It made me realise that...
    aleph77 aleph77 16-17, F 2 Responses Aug 21

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    I sent my boyfriend off to college this morning -- I thought I was okay, but I had a hectic day that kept me distracted and by the end of the night I was crying. I currently can't...
    jycdartmniac jycdartmniac 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 22

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    this is a tough situation, I thought everything was fine and find out my husband wants to be with a coworker instead of his family and I'm having a hard time with it but know the...
    smcasey78 smcasey78 36-40, F 4 Responses Aug 23

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    Again I am being blamed for my brothers failures because he is the youngest one and I am the horrible influencer. I cant do no good in this world. Just saddens me, I feel it in my...
    cacagirlthatsme cacagirlthatsme 22-25 2 Responses Aug 24

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    im too young for any of the mature "feelings." ... I want to get married at 28 years old or later.. Marry a guy who knows where he will be in life when he goes after a real career...
    SubmissiveSecrets SubmissiveSecrets 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 24

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    Still missing my friend a lot. Considered sending him a message saying so today but decided against it. It's hard letting people in your life go.
    othell00 othell00 16-17, F 6 Responses Aug 26