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I Am Trying to Be Cheerful

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    One thing people will most likely tell you about me is the fact that I am cheerful and sunny person that help people to brighten up and blablabla. Right. It makes me happy when I...
    mayapii mayapii 18-21, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I've been trying for so long. It is really starting to deteriorate not only my mind and emotions, but now also physically. I can barely eat, I cannot sleep. My depression is...
    Alexz72 Alexz72 22-25, F 2 Responses May 6

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    I'm at home now, ******** down to get comfortable. Got some packing done but now I am so tired. I'm trying to find a lady to drive me and my car up to Minneapolis, Minnesota from...
    turnpike1971 turnpike1971 41-45, M May 5

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    It's been 6 days since our last contact.I'm at the point of trying to let him go slowly,but its hard when your emotionally invested in that person.My heart is trying to understand...
    KAYDUBAU KAYDUBAU 31-35, F 2 Responses May 7

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    I am trying to be strong, i am trying to keep going on, but ive been doing this for to long, how can i go on...
    lynnewolf99 lynnewolf99 16-17, F May 7

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    I'm trying so hard to correct my mind set. I'm trying to be cool but all I want to do is vent and get things off of my chest. Everything seems to be an annoyance to me. I'm...
    Niran3 Niran3 22-25, M May 18

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    I'm seriously trying to eat healthier and exercise regularly, hopefully in the long run it'll help me loss weight and be healthier mentally. I'm putting a lot of effort into this...
    lovetodraw19 lovetodraw19 18-21, F May 18

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    And I'm trying, which is actually going good. I'm trying to think as positive as I can and think as less as I can about negative things. It's been helping me cause I see that I...
    IrwinsScars IrwinsScars 16-17, F 1 Response May 23

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    I've been broken into pieces for years but it's time to dust myself off and fix myself up. I want to work on my confidence so I can do all the little things everyone else does that...
    kdauthor kdauthor 18-21, F 2 Responses May 25

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    He looked at me like I’d never been kissed. Like somehow my innocence glistened from my skin letting him know that I was untouched, inexperienced. He then proceeded to walk me...
    TheGirlFromJupiter TheGirlFromJupiter 18-21, F 2 days ago

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    It's hard and frustrating but I'm trying to be positive. It's turning into depression but I'm fighting it off.
    DustontheOliveLeaves DustontheOliveLeaves 31-35, F 7 Responses May 4

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    I try to keep up with meditating every day on the regular and commit to doing so until i have opened my third eye, one day while i was meditating, i focused really hard and tryed...
    cameronight cameronight 26-30, M May 6

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    I'm always trying to be a better person, but some times its hard. but like someone once said " third time never fails " but they never told you that I would get my butt whooped for...
    btiny13 btiny13 13-15, F 3 Responses May 7

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    I'm trying to accept a lot of things right now. I try to accept the fact that my uncle died, that I can't change the past, and that I am too damn nice to people. I act as if I am...
    MichaelEgitto MichaelEgitto 13-15, M 1 Response May 7

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    Nearly 2 years ago I caught my step father filming me in the shower. Until now I can not comprehend why is my mother still with this man. I have moved out but happiness never found...
    rosepetalmarmalade rosepetalmarmalade 26-30, F 6 Responses May 8

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    im trying to be sociable but its really hard I can't keep my attention on anything for too long and can't keep a conversation going to save my life. it makes my whole life feel...
    hellokitty206 hellokitty206 18-21 May 9

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    I am trying to be strong, really I am, but every time I remember or see pictures of the past, I start to give in, seeing pictures of the future or of the present hurts....with each...
    MericaMan MericaMan 16-17, M 1 Response May 9

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    I'm trying so hard to lose we and eat healthy but thats hard to do when all my parents buy is junk food
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses May 10

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    I've been biting my lips for years, and trying to stop used to make it even worse. Last December 31st, I made a New Year's resolution: I bought 10 Babylips chapsticks and each time...
    StuckInABlender StuckInABlender 18-21, F 1 Response May 10

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    It's really hard. I threw away a whole pack and have it up but I must say that stress and recurring depression don't help. My last gig the band I play with did sound check without...
    ForTheFallen ForTheFallen 22-25, M May 11

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    I have been making my own cleaning products, weed killers, etc the last few I have to say vinegar and lemons are amazing..... My compost bin is getting fed often these days as my...
    bella61219 bella61219 26-30, F 4 Responses May 11

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    I have felt low for so long now, and everyone says it's sad how much my confidence has completely deteriorated over the last year, so I have decided that I am finally going to put...
    ViperaStellaris ViperaStellaris 13-15, F May 12

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    I'm trying really hard not to think about my assignments and my grades and my future. It's scary :s
    RH17 RH17 18-21, F May 13

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    I feel so hopeless trying to be happy. I know it's me. it's all in my head and i should be stronger. im not right now.
    bonmay2 bonmay2 18-21, F 3 Responses May 13

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    I'm so stressed out with all this stuff on my plate and trying really hard to stay positive about everything but it's so hard.
    JodyValero JodyValero 18-21, M May 14

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    I'm trying... remember that.. I'll get it. one of these days. it's on my to do list.
    debonaireash debonaireash 18-21, M May 14

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    I feel as if my wife is only saying she loves me, but it's hollow because her actions are not in kind with her words. Trying to just accept that she just doesn't show love how I do...
    jruby7 jruby7 26-30, M 3 Responses May 16

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    i have lots of friends...and lots of personal problems...why i feel so lonely everytime i have issues...i can't tell anybody or reach out for help...and i am trying to be a better...
    Sj1287 Sj1287 22-25, F 2 Responses May 16

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    Hey ladies and gents!! So gaining weight is definitely easier than losing it. That is for damn sure. Well I had always been a bigger girl up until my senior year in high school. I...
    TayRayy TayRayy 18-21, F 7 Responses May 16

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    Trying to lose the weight I gained after quitting smoking. Body is aching from working out but it's a nice burn. I will accomplish this.
    PaxTerra PaxTerra 18-21, F 4 Responses May 19

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    So I've been trying to stop for a long time,but every time something bad happens and screws it up. I went for a whole month without doing it and then I did it a few days ago. I can...
    Broken2200 Broken2200 13-15, F May 19

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    My husband passed away. Since then I have been coping sometimes ok and at times worse than what I'm going through now. I feel that I'm bothering people when I need help just...
    infinityalone infinityalone 46-50, F 2 Responses May 19

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    Keeps trying... keeps failing...
    HowToFixASoul HowToFixASoul 18-21, F 2 Responses May 20

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    Fats and fats everywhere, yes am trying to loose weight, and you know what, i've been eating big cups of ice cream everyday, and eating chocolates ^_^ fats n fats everywhere.
    mrsOrochester mrsOrochester 31-35, F 2 Responses May 25

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    Trying to make to make it through life to that "happy ending".
    ThatOneN3rd ThatOneN3rd 16-17, M 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    But also trying to find the courage to change the things I can& the wisdom to know the difference.
    Sugasug Sugasug 41-45, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Comes with the territory for a biologist and naturalist.  I study the natural world, do my best to assign reasons and rationales which can be tested and proven to explain the...
    Extant1 Extant1 51-55, M 10 Responses 5 days ago

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    I get bored when I am travelling on trains, especially the TGV, and I try finding things to amuse myself. I might sit with my knees apart some. I might sit with my hands in my lap...
    Astrucbmt Astrucbmt 22-25, F 4 Responses 5 days ago

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    I'm just now trying to figure out my sexuality. I'm just finding it so confusing
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I'm trying to stay strong for everyone. Everyone out there that has helped me in my time of sadness thank you. a special thank you to those of you who stayed up all night with me...
    Katesdonthate Katesdonthate 13-15, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    I am trying to stay strong I really am. But I am just so numb. I'm not happy but I want to be, I want to self harm but I can't. I just don't know what to do anymore.
    jessy2341 jessy2341 13-15, F 1 Response 1 day ago