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I Am Trying to Be a Better Person

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    I mean that I am trying to be a better person through learning and teaching. I am trying not to hate or hold grudges as they will do nothing for my future.
    LylaRocks LylaRocks 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 11, 2009

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    A Recent Conversation I Had With Myself

        I wish we could forgive each other.    You're better off without me, and I know it.    I'm so sorry it had to be this way :(   I thought I forgave you, but then I realized I am angry with how you haven't forgiven me.  Which...
    einzelnwolf einzelnwolf 22-25 2 Responses Jan 10, 2009

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    Trying...

    I am trying to be a better person. I am trying to be someone that people actually want to be around, but I am not living up to it....I want to be a better person, btu I am just not. Maybe I am meant to be a bad person, someone who is meant to be alone, and meant to have people...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Oct 14, 2010

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    I am a better person because of God. He has saved me from death so many times when I was younger due to abuse and he brought me safely out of that situation when the time was right...
    gardengirl17 gardengirl17 18-21, F Apr 8

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    i dont know hows to be too good though i am not so awful bad seems by many i am misunderstood but u gets me and make me smile so i am never sad u dont care about my grammar...
    MidnightRave MidnightRave 16-17, M Apr 10

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    I used to compare myself against the benchmarks of others, and the expectations of society (i.e., salary, material possessions, title/position, etc.) but the older I get, the more...
    shoehorny shoehorny 41-45, M 2 Responses Apr 9

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    Ive been through a lot with my family passing away and the cancer I had and still have. and I did try killing myself but I was found and saved and now I have a much better life I...
    nonefornow nonefornow 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 20

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    I know I'm not the best I can be, and I strive every day to be better
    thesassiestamerican thesassiestamerican 13-15, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    kids that look exactly like one of their parents are so weird, it’s like they’re the lowercase and uppercase versions of a person
    wendu44 wendu44 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 9

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    I have been with someone for almost 7 years now. High school sweethearts, through the college years, we have done it all. In the last year or so I just do not feel happy. He is...
    tls2209 tls2209 22-25, F 6 days ago

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    I hurt everyone around me so I try to exclude my self from people I only upset them, I ruined my mums life just by being born
    luckjohn luckjohn 13-15, M 1 Response Mar 25

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    knowing you for all past 5 years is a nightmare for me and its a big mistake ive done in my whole life. i've done so much wrong esp to my parent and friends but I know I still got...
    red4x red4x 26-30, M 1 Response Mar 26

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    Its hard to understand woman!
    red4x red4x 26-30, M 6 Responses Apr 4

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    And its all thanks to my amazingly beautiful goddess of a wife! If it wasn't for her, God only knows where I'd be today. With the past year we've had, any other relationship...
    Kaze87 Kaze87 26-30, T Apr 7

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    yes, I am.......
    onestarrynight onestarrynight 51-55, M 2 Responses Apr 7

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    This is a truism, in the bible it says that one man sharpens another as steel sharpens steel. (Paraphrase)
    mrrabbitdigital mrrabbitdigital 46-50, M Apr 8

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    I hate to post something and be all "woe is me; my life sucks!" But in truth I am not the happiest I could be. Then I started my new job. I am working at a pet store with all sorts...
    karijune karijune 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 8

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    It shape into who and how I feel about myself, plus a great many things that I care deeply about. I feel the best is yet to come, bring it on.
    Maurelle Maurelle 22-25 Apr 10

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    No matter how good and wonderful you think you are, there is always room for improvement.
    Ryanholmes20375 Ryanholmes20375 18-21, M Apr 10

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    When I met my husband we instantly clicked and feel In love. He's such a good strong Christian man and he has definitely changed my life in a good way.
    kaseymwt kaseymwt 22-25, F Apr 10

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    I have to work on my attitude
    briannarena briannarena 18-21, F 6 days ago

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    Long story short, I am dead serious when I claim that all my life I've always been "that" one. For some odd reason, Girls have always been the majority of the bullies (Im a girl...
    thatoddone thatoddone 18-21, F 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    Being a decent person.. hmm what does it take to be a decent person?. I am certainly someone who has done things classed as bad or well.. not good anyway!. I think being a decent...
    MisssValentine MisssValentine 18-21, F 1 Response 9 hrs ago

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    I'm friends with the monster that's under my bed Get along with the voices inside of my head You're trying to save me, stop holding your breathMy OCD's conking me in the head Keep...
    squirt254 squirt254 31-35, F 9 hrs ago

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    I work night shift at 7-eleven and at night sometimes people can be real jerks... They come in and insult me personally because they don't like store policies, or because I won't...
    alcool91 alcool91 22-25, M 2 Responses 14 hrs ago

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    I feel bad, when I think I'm leading guy on. I'm not really trying and I just drop them like they're nothing but flies. I believe I do this so I won't be hurt and to spare them for...
    LilRedFoxTail LilRedFoxTail 18-21, M 11 hrs ago

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    Ever since this girl first walked into our school for the first time, I couldn't take my eyes off her, and I know I probably wasn't the only one gazing at her beauty. Through my...
    elugo123456789 elugo123456789 18-21, M Apr 3

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    Ever since this girl first walked into our school for the first time, I couldn't take my eyes off her, and I know I probably wasn't the only one gazing at her beauty. Through my...
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    Ever since this girl first walked into our school for the first time, I couldn't take my eyes off her, and I know I probably wasn't the only one gazing at her beauty. Through my...
    elugo123456789 elugo123456789 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 6

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    Ever since this girl first walked into our school for the first time, I couldn't take my eyes off her, and I know I probably wasn't the only one gazing at her beauty. Through my...
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    Ever since this girl first walked into our school for the first time, I couldn't take my eyes off her, and I know I probably wasn't the only one gazing at her beauty. Through my...
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    Ever since this girl first walked into our school for the first time, I couldn't take my eyes off her, and I know I probably wasn't the only one gazing at her beauty. Through my...
    elugo123456789 elugo123456789 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 3

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    Ever since this girl first walked into our school for the first time, I couldn't take my eyes off her, and I know I probably wasn't the only one gazing at her beauty. Through my...
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    Ever since this girl first walked into our school for the first time, I couldn't take my eyes off her, and I know I probably wasn't the only one gazing at her beauty. Through my...
    elugo123456789 elugo123456789 18-21, M Apr 7

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    Balancing in an unbalanced world. Walking on a tightrope with the wind blowing. Falling apart while simultaneously trying to catch the pieces. That's how I've been feeling the...
    greeneyes91 greeneyes91 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 29

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    I loved my husband blindly for 3 years before marriage at the last year I start to feel like we can't live with each other we are totally different from each other. I told him...
    desertflower1 desertflower1 26-30, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    So I'm just going to go on a little rant here (it's a bit long)...there are just some things I need to get out and I don't really have anyone to talk to that would understand..any...
    ashh7 ashh7 18-21, F Mar 23

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    ***Before you read this: I am NOT looking for sympathy and/or pity; I'm trying to explain a little what living with this disorder is like. Please don't feed the narcissist's supply...
    LiquidThinking LiquidThinking 41-45, M 1 Response Mar 30

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    I'm a friendly person. If you need help or have any question, then don't be afraid to ask, because I'm ready for anything.
    TheCoolDude48 TheCoolDude48 16-17, M 11 hrs ago

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    I was having good time with the person I like, but he was being disrespectful... The more I tried to ask why, the more it deteriorated. Then I dumped him... but I still like him...
    sijolie sijolie 22-25, F 3 hrs ago

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    Your personality type: "Harmony-seeking Idealist" Quietly forceful, original and sensitive. Tend to stick to things until they are done. Extremely intuitive about people and...
    Lunarlight Lunarlight 18-21, F 28 mins ago

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    I was diagnosed with BPD well over a year ago. It's been a difficult journey thus far. And although I am doing much better than I used to be, I feel myself regressing. I'm...
    JBean3893 JBean3893 22-25, M 1 Response Mar 20

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    I'm not writing this to speak of myself ,I've done that already in my storys & confessions here I want people here to read this to know that life can change for the better...
    bob350 bob350 56-60, M 1 Response Mar 23

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    I started this "diet" four days ago and so far I lost 4 pounds.... which brings me down to 339. That's the heaviest weight I've seen on here and it's also the heaviest I have ever...
    Lapoeta2nv Lapoeta2nv 22-25, F 5 Responses Mar 31

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    I've been feeling very sad and down lately, and now I'm sick of it. The occasional sadness that happens once in a while that is okay, everyone has times where they're sad for a few...
    CactusHugger CactusHugger 18-21, F 3 days ago

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    And it only makes me love you more... 6 years we have been together. She is my soul mate; we finish each other’s thoughts never mind sentences. Lately we are disconnected though...
    amarille amarille 31-35, F Mar 20

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    Recently been told I may have Borderline Personality Disorder. It's not a confirmed diagnosis yet, but I'm pretty sure I have it, definitely makes more sense to me than the...
    atremain atremain 18-21, F Apr 3

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    For a little over a year I have been trying to explain the reasons and motivations behind the way I have lived my life since I married my husband. I have never been able to explain...
    isis55 isis55 56-60, F 1 Response Mar 31

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    I'm trying to find God's plan for my life, and let him lead, rather than trying to figure it all out myself, do my own thing, you know. I go to a good university, and am told I'm...
    reluctanthuman reluctanthuman 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 6

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    Everyone of us suffer sometimes. We can feel lost, we can feel alone. Life has to be lived in couple, but sometimes it is worst then being alone. Since I know I cannot discern...
    CrookedMat CrookedMat 26-30, M Mar 24

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