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I Am Trying to Be Cheerful

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    We all are trying in our own ways. For me it seems all I have been doing is trying to change and grow and improve. I am trying to not get stuck in the past. I am trying to...
    MKbookworm MKbookworm 13-15, F Feb 5

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    It's a complicated thing, trying to find yourself. Unsure of what you need to do to figure it all out, trying to separate yourself from everything and really decide what you need...
    misspaperwait misspaperwait 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 11

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    Every day, I am trying to not hate my body, and to not hate the number on the scale. I refuse to weigh in anymore. I'll start weighing in on Tuesday nights only. Once a week. I am...
    obscureriddle obscureriddle 22-25, F 2 Responses Feb 11

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    Trying to understand why things have ended up the way they are. When I was made this way and what the plan is for me. Some days can be really confusing trying to figure out ones...
    beenhereb4 beenhereb4 22-25, F Feb 16

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    It's so weird to feel so sure of your way, yet so lost at the same time. I am pretty young, yet I know exactly what I want to do and where I want to go in the future. I've planned...
    VolumeChi VolumeChi 13-15, F Feb 21

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    I do not think that my situation is special, though it sometimes feels that way. I am going through a divorce, the filing of the finalization papers is probably tomorrow - though...
    Imperator44 Imperator44 31-35, M Feb 22

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    Pouring my heart out: a friend told me "life begins to make sense after you have become a mother"...well I'm trying to reason with myself why it hasn't happened at all...all around...
    jbm1984 jbm1984 31-35, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    When it comes to money, you can't win. If you focus on making it, you're materialistic. If you try to but don't make any, you're a loser. If you make a lot and keep it, you're a...
    AlphaLion AlphaLion 22-25, M 2 Responses Feb 6

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    Everyone seems to be genuinely happy but me. I'm trying to find happiness, but I fear I'm not looking in the right places. Or I'm not pushing hard enough for it. I don't know.
    Devilscar Devilscar 18-21, M 3 Responses Feb 7

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    I wish I could say yesterday went well with mindful eating, but I realized I mindlessly ate more of the day. That said, I did not overstuff myself until I starting baking. Since I...
    alm430 alm430 26-30, F Feb 11

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    My fiancé D and I have been trying to get pregnant. We hope to get that positive on Thursday... We are ready for our baby to be here. We have a unisex nursery already set up..
    NotSoAngelic NotSoAngelic 18-21, F Feb 11

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    Not trying hard enough.. I lost my resilience when I lost myself.
    simmerdame simmerdame 16-17, F Feb 13

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    Struggling with having no friends. I try to do things alone but I would love to have someone always there a bestfriend maybe. Someone to laugh with and have nights out, and even to...
    ximperfectangel ximperfectangel 18-21, F 5 Responses Feb 13

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    I tried to go to bed on time today at 10 pm it's now 5 am lol I couldn't fall asleep and i hadnt used the comp all day either and was so stressed out i needed to use it,i tried...
    simpleandpossible simpleandpossible 22-25, F 2 Responses Feb 15

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    I envy these posts on here. I would absolutely LOVE to be trying to conceive with someone right now. It's the most amazing and beautiful thing one can share with someone, but I...
    infinity2014 infinity2014 31-35, M Feb 16

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    All my life, someone has been trying to destroy me and prevent me from succeeding! It's amazing! When I look at it, it's always been there.
    MoreOfTheSame MoreOfTheSame 51-55 6 Responses Feb 16

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    I've been trying to do it for years, and I now hope I can a least reach 150. Walking and cutting out fast food, soda, as well as not piling food up on my plate. I have lost 3 dress...
    Airleasd Airleasd 26-30, F 2 Responses Feb 16

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    Simply put if h font get it then you'll never get it cuz I am the easiest person to get to know and I put myself out there already to keep from being rejected later do its not me...
    dying4adoover dying4adoover 31-35, F 1 Response Feb 17

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    No matter how serious i try to be i end up making people laugh during conversations everyone tells me i'm funny and i just get confused i just don't get it lol it's like how am i...
    batwoman22 batwoman22 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 18

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    I'm so stuck help me please do any of you have advice? I don't know what to do in trying so hard I'm not pitying myself I don't feel like I deserve that I'm so confused and...
    Trappedinsadness Trappedinsadness 13-15, F 2 Responses Feb 19

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    My girlfriend doesn't support the fact that I'm trying to have a baby. I told her before we started dating, almost 2 years ago, that this is when I planned to do it. She was on...
    lovaticforlife143 lovaticforlife143 18-21, F 3 Responses Feb 20

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    I am trying every day to forget about you. I try to not beat myself up over missed opportunities. I try to use reasoning that things are the way they are and that's that. Sometimes...
    tormentedinternally tormentedinternally 26-30, M Feb 20

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    So I tried them out today... definitely interesting. I'm going to keep trying because I will hope that they will help me strengthen my muscles. It was a bit weird though half of...
    SarasXXXsecret SarasXXXsecret 31-35, F 9 Responses Feb 21

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    Here we sit , in anxious bicker trying to figure out who fibs, who snickers. Here we are in the same old place. As you've ripped me in two nd shown me that place. Where the...
    TruthBTold1980 TruthBTold1980 36-40 1 Response Feb 21

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    I am chubby and it doesn't change. Genetics. So of coarse I keep trying to lose a little weight but I gain weight a lot faster than most people I know and it's hard to not look...
    shorty20032 shorty20032 26-30, F 4 Responses Feb 22

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    I've always been an outcast. My upbringing and misfortune of being born into a life of poverty by an alcoholic mother didn't exactly help me to succeed in this world we find...
    Johnirish Johnirish 22-25, M 5 Responses Feb 23

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    A couple years ago I was diagnosed with brain cancer. I went through all the treatments well and have had no serious physical problems since. I just feel kind of shut out from...
    kibbles96 kibbles96 18-21, M 4 Responses a week ago

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    Trying to interact with my husband is a nightmare, I just feel like I don't exist. He's just been a right snappy arsehole to me because I asked him a question, which he gave me a...
    Jenezebel Jenezebel 26-30, F 6 days ago

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    We've been actively trying for two years with no luck. I know it's all in God's time but it can be so frustrating. I got my period today and burst into tears because I want to be...
    marinesprincess93 marinesprincess93 18-21, F 5 Responses 5 days ago

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    I have a crush on a boy, but I'm trying to forget him because my best friend has a crush on him too and I don't want it to ruin our friendship, she doesn't know that I like him and...
    Nordic5angel Nordic5angel 13-15, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    So recently I opened up and told a friend about everything that has been bothering me for the last 10 years. She's helping me through it. I can't help but have this feeling that...
    Simiyes Simiyes 26-30, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I need another girl who understands the struggle of trying to get pregnant, someone who understands: message me.
    futureteenmommycourtneydjp1467 futureteenmommycourtneydjp1467 16-17, F 1 day ago

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    My husband and I have been trying to conceive for 3 years. Last week I take a test and found out I was pregnant. One week later..... I have a miscarriage! Why!!!!!!!
    crbilbo38 crbilbo38 26-30, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I need to talk to someone about my struggles with trying to get pregnant. It's such a lonely process, and I feel that everyone - friends, family, partner - is judging me. Can we...
    DesertRose479 DesertRose479 31-35, F 2 Responses 6 hrs ago

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    I'm a compulsive liar and this I do very well and have been one from a very young age. I'm now 24 and this has cost me a lot, my relationship of 3 years my close friends, my job...
    Mohau Mohau 22-25, M 2 hrs ago

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    rayraybaby formerly candyhot5 is a scam artist, she will lie to get your money! She fakes being homeless and insists she just needs gas money to come to you. Says she is from...
    NoMoreScams NoMoreScams 36-40, F Feb 5

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    Help is anyone awake? I stopped cutting a while ago but just did and im so ashamed.. I used to cut 6th through 10th grade then stopped.. Im now A 22 year old college student who...
    leex1234 leex1234 22-25, F 2 Responses Feb 5

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    Dear monster I shouldn’t be wasting my time to tell you this but I am. I’m not doing it for you, it is for me because I owe it to myself. Three in a half years ago you thought...
    l34rnt0l1ve l34rnt0l1ve 26-30, F 5 Responses Feb 5

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    Yup, that's me. I'm on a road towards accepting events that occurred over the past year. Today, I truly feel like I can smile for real. Feels like God is smiling back at me. I...
    guideme2truth guideme2truth 26-30, F 4 Responses Feb 5

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    I wish she was contious enough to see he wasn't for her I wish that she loved me more than him I wish that she wouldn't put me in delicate situations I wish that this relationship...
    elior elior 18-21, T Feb 5

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    Dear Animal, 
I trusted you with my life. When I was down you were a friend, more so like a big brother. When I was doing wrong you were there to tell me quick I need to...
    l34rnt0l1ve l34rnt0l1ve 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 6

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