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I Am Trying to Be Cheerful

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    I've lost a total of 85pounds and I feel as ugly as ever. Skinny doesn't make a person beautiful or hot or sexy.. I should of fixed my mental issues and my problems internally...
    Ensane Ensane 18-21, F 5 hrs ago

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    I try to practice mindfulness. I go for walks, but I'm in tears after fifteen minutes from the pain in my joints. I focus on my breathing, but my chest feels tight; I can't get...
    SimiRayea SimiRayea 22-25, T 4 Responses Nov 21

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    I'm trying, I swear I'm trying but that doesn't seem to matter now a days. My world is collapsing and all I can do is watch it tumble down. I feel like I can't even give the most...
    palomaflys palomaflys 16-17, F Dec 2

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    Like a lot of adolescents, I spent most of those uncomfortable years of change agonising over my own orientation, trying to work out from others around me (without making it too...
    morea morea 22-25, F 3 Responses a week ago

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    I think I been trying to forget so much that it is all catching up with me I am trying so hard to get on with my life I been breaking down a lot I cry all the time it don't matter...
    monica0215 monica0215 51-55, F 1 Response Nov 24

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    Ever since I was a child I've always thought that I would grow up to save the world from things like sickness, getting old, dying, haterd, envy, war, pollution, corruption, etc...
    MK25 MK25 22-25, M 5 Responses Nov 28

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    I'm working on being present. On living in the moment, but not in the way that justifies doing harmful, destructive things. Just living in the moment, in the purest sense. I'm...
    manzanilla manzanilla 18-21, F Nov 30

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    I am bi but sometimes i think i might be a lesbian.. I dont really know.. i couldnt talk to any lgbt.. I guess im shy or im scared that talking to one,,i feel like learning...
    jetboyjetgirl jetboyjetgirl 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 1

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    I realized something recently: I was wrong when I said I have no pity for anyone.I pity you if you look down on others from high above, thinking you are some kind of God when you...
    1alwaysdreaming 1alwaysdreaming 18-21, F 12 Responses Dec 5

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    I'm trying and trying I hope I don't do anything
    EternallyHeartBroken EternallyHeartBroken 13-15, F a week ago

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    I am trying to be a good person. Some times I make mistakes. I will keep trying to do better next time.
    socialskillstraining socialskillstraining 56-60, M 4 days ago

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    I am really finding it hard to find myself. I feel like I'm trying to keep my head turned left and right and left at the same time. On one side my music life. I'm a drummer in a...
    ultramegagaydrummerboy ultramegagaydrummerboy 18-21, M 3 days ago

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    Keyword: Trying.. :/ It's definitely easier said than done that's for sure.
    SaraBear87 SaraBear87 26-30, F Nov 21

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    I'm simply angry I'm angry on the world Angry on people I'm angry because I do not know the answers I do not know the meaning of life I do not know if there is something else out...
    larosenoire larosenoire 18-21, F 6 Responses Nov 22

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    I am trying to cope with becoming a memory to my exboyfriend. We had such a beautiful time and we're both so young. I don't want to be a memory. I imagined marrying this man...
    Anomalyx Anomalyx 22-25, F Nov 23

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    everything seems to be going wrong, my break up is tearing me apart. I'm still trying to put myself together after my attempted suicide and now my job. Every time I settle into a...
    0815Jade 0815Jade 22-25, F 2 Responses Nov 25

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    I am a nice person, I live by the Golden Rule even when it doesn't serve me. It seems several people in my life do the opposite ALL the time. It's frustrating. My ex came to get...
    antidote4toxicity antidote4toxicity 46-50, F 2 Responses Nov 26

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    when i was trying on clothes jeans and jeggings wouldnt go over my *** has any other girls had this problem and share stories
    sootyandsweepandsoo sootyandsweepandsoo 22-25, F 2 Responses Nov 27

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    So... Around last year at this time, my boss at the time had started to send me emails & messages, and telling me about personal issues (marriage, kids, family, sex, etc.)... So i...
    poopfantastica poopfantastica 70+ Nov 28

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    I'm trying to find a way to end all the despair in this world
    sixxsin sixxsin 18-21 Nov 29

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    Trying to get a grasp of the first steps. Literally, the very first steps. Affirmations? Make 'To Do' lists? Buy a bottle of wine???
    skoo2 skoo2 46-50, F Dec 1

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    I'm trying. I don't think its working.
    kimberlykhaos kimberlykhaos 22-25, F Dec 1

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    I don't know what to tell my best friend I tried everything she has one ovary one of her ovaries was removed the last ovary has a cyst on it she has been trying But I told her to...
    boxgirl1987 boxgirl1987 26-30, F Dec 2

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    I'm trying so hard to change my perspective on viewing things differently. At least move on.
    LRxIce LRxIce 13-15, F Dec 2

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    So i finally decided it's time for me to change... to walk a different path in life... you know "renewing thyself". Sigh, it's hard, it really is. The temptations, the urge of...
    BlueFloraKae BlueFloraKae 18-21, F Dec 3

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    I've been trying to lose weight for a while. I'm exercising every day and only eating healthy foods and I'm still not losing any weight.
    Lasey94 Lasey94 18-21, F 6 Responses Dec 5

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    I am trying to accept that you wouldn't come back, that things have changed. But I miss you..
    paupaw paupaw 18-21, F 5 Responses Dec 5

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    Hey everyone are in the Lawrenceville Ga area? trying to lose or gain weight and your on a tight budget? Let me train you for a cheap and affordable price. Guaranteed to get...
    nsmoov nsmoov 18-21 2 Responses Dec 6

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    I seem to be attracted to men, but nut sure yet. Trying to figure it out.
    vldmrt vldmrt 26-30, M 2 Responses Dec 6

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    Umm.. So it was beautiful, ofcourse at the start, as every relationship is.. but very soon at the initial stage she lost my trust. Not love, I just stopped trusting her but I didn...
    mak2512 mak2512 18-21, M 1 Response Dec 6

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    I want to share a great testimony on this website on how great Priest Babaka help me in falling pregnant,me and my husband have been trying to have a baby for over 4years,but they...
    jaceywayne jaceywayne 26-30, F Dec 6

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    I'm doing my best to not spiral out right now. Someone I care about, no, let me rephrase that, someone I love might have just been ripped away from me. It's a double edged blade, I...
    shadow2233 shadow2233 18-21, M 2 Responses Dec 8

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    Hey so i know actons speek louder than words but ive been trying so hard to change i smile alot more and if im not then im just soo tired i forgot to, ive only been helping people...
    Lasbutterfly Lasbutterfly 16-17, F Dec 8

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    184 days is left to my big exam. If I pass that , I will go to university. All of the students started studying so hard about 6 months ago. well, I didn't. But I'm trying so hard...
    panita2014 panita2014 16-17, F Dec 9

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    The adult in me has come to accept that not all things are in my circle of influence......However the child in me is trying to accept the things I can not change like not being...
    smilingoften smilingoften 41-45, F 2 Responses Dec 9

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    I'm done trying to be with girls. Because every time I try to go to sleep overs they all get naked and then they what me to get naked but I don't want them to see my d*ck. so now I...
    babelove14 babelove14 18-21, T 1 Response Dec 9

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    I have been with my partner for a year and a half but have known him for 13 years he is my first boyfriend he had a head injury in Feb i understand he injured himself but he should...
    FaithH0peL0ve FaithH0peL0ve 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 9

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    Because of trying to be strong, I wasn't able to hold on already until the time comes that I almost ended my life and was rushed to the hospital. I don't know me anymore 😭😭
    Mariangabalon Mariangabalon 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 12

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    My fiance and I decided last night that during my Christmas break from college we are going to start trying to get pregnant!!!!! I'm super excited and kind of scared..... Any...
    BabyFox1995 BabyFox1995 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 12

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    Im trying to be strong cause I just went to the doctors to get my tumor removed but there are bad things that can happen if it goes wrong even death. But I am going to stay...
    lealea12234 lealea12234 13-15, F Dec 12

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    Over the year, I met a woman who would soon become my best friend. We shared everything together. We were inseparable at one point. Then, we started dating. And I soon learned what...
    Wanderlord Wanderlord 22-25, M 2 Responses a week ago

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    As of today I'm trying to go vegan. I can't go completely vegan until I see a doctor. Wish me luck!
    mcus mcus 13-15, M a week ago

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    For the most part, this is more about not being gender specific in searching for a partner. We all create limits to narrow down who our partner(s) will be. For now, I'm...
    efron1 efron1 31-35, M 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    My boyfriend and I have been trying for four months now and every time I say I'm craving something or I feel sick or anything that could point to being pregnant, he gets all...
    peach17 peach17 22-25, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    I'm not trying to be negative but it's just hard to accept the fact that I lost all my respect. I've had some many friends and many were loyal. And now I've lost it all. When I had...
    Justadarkhole Justadarkhole 22-25, M 2 Responses 5 days ago