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I Am Trying to Be Cheerful

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    The World Is, As You Are The World Is, As You Are Maharishi Mahesh Yogi often quoted a Rig Veda shloka: richo akshare parame vyoman, which translates as “Knowledge is...
    restored87 restored87 46-50, F 2 Responses Dec 29, 2014

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    My wife wants me to sleep with other women. I'm 34, she's 34, we have a daughter, and I think we fight too much. She is very touchy about any time I even bring up our lack of...
    RealColonelMustard RealColonelMustard 31-35, M Jan 8

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    Lol I'm trying to change my life away from this hole I've dug myself into... But I can't do it all at once. I've never been good at organizing, so I'd like it if someone could help...
    MonkeyGirl0909 MonkeyGirl0909 13-15, F 1 Response Jan 1

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    Ugh, figuring myself out and trying to be okay with it and trying not to worry so much about it is so draining and difficult. I think I've discovered a new part of myself and it's...
    figuringmyselfout figuringmyselfout 18-21 1 Response Jan 7

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    I've been trying to talk to other guys. It helps a little bit, but still all I can think about is my ex. I still cry. He doesn't care about me. He wants to come pick up the rest of...
    EmilyPouliot EmilyPouliot 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 9

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    I have been trying to reconnect with my oldest friend but she just doesn't seem to care. its both our falts that we lost contact and I'm trying to fix it but she seems not...
    bw32 bw32 31-35, M 1 Response Jan 11

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    I am trying to find the person I used to be. I lost my identity over the last 15 years and have been trying to figure out what I actually like and what I will gladly leave behind...
    kelbase kelbase 36-40, F 3 Responses Jan 14

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    Had a get 1 hour visit with my "girlfriend" tonight, plus a couple of nice talks. The fact that she left to go home to her other live in boyfriend has once again left me feeling...
    DrHowl DrHowl 51-55, M 1 Response Jan 20

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    as I was growing up in los angeles in the 1970's it was the in thing I guess for girls to have short hair. my mom always kept my hair cut short so I looked like a boy ; and as she...
    desire2bebald desire2bebald 41-45, F 6 Responses Jan 1

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    Seeing someone depressed & sad makes me want to cry . Im trying so hard to help!
    Davidthree Davidthree 13-15, M 1 Response Jan 3

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    I had deleted my account but made another and now am trying to find my old friends (and new ones) my old username was deathISpainless if we talked before please message me...
    Inara24 Inara24 13-15, F Jan 4

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    I don't know how to move on. Everyone keeps telling me to. Its hard when everything I do and see reminds me of him. I can't find any other man attractive. I've been trying to talk...
    EmilyPouliot EmilyPouliot 22-25, F 3 Responses Jan 5

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    My life seems so unlucky at times my mum died wen I was 23 of cancer I got in a marriage for 24 years to be in a domestic volience for most of it stop my ex husband going to jail...
    Kimberlee123 Kimberlee123 41-45, F 2 Responses Jan 6

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    So many things happened recently. I am surrounded by many friends yet I find it hard to share what has been bothering me. It's like I am trying hard to hold on to that wall or...
    mimzyxo mimzyxo 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 6

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    I am trying to find the meaning of my life. I have times when I don't see the meaning of life at all. It seems like a pointless struggle at times.
    tryingagainII tryingagainII 56-60, M 5 Responses Jan 7

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    i have 3 kids .... they all took like only 1 try to get myself pregnant, but now we are trying for our 4 kids, and it's already 7 month, and still nothing....i took ovulation test...
    bejoux bejoux 26-30, F Jan 7

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    just not hungry most of the time. i do smoke weed and it helps some but i havent eaten anything in 48 hours now, buzzin good and not hungry. my wife keeps telling me to make...
    Tinman76 Tinman76 36-40, M 3 Responses Jan 8

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    but if you continue to call yourself ugly, u aren't gonna get any prettier. i dont know what you are trying to do, but saying that isnt a magic spell for prettiness. i know im...
    HeySafaaJust HeySafaaJust 13-15, F Jan 8

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    I did not start as an overweight person. When I was a kid I was very skinny, and Chinese looking. However, when I went into the 2nd grade of elementary I started to realize I love...
    Wewerethereinthattime Wewerethereinthattime 18-21, F 3 Responses Jan 9

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    Trying to accept that even after two years together I was an option in his life. Even after buying a home together. He is moving on fine and here I sit nine months later still...
    essie01 essie01 31-35, F 3 Responses Jan 10

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    Does anyone else fall right in the middle for attraction to men and women? I can see myself marrying either one if the right person came along. Although depending on the day I...
    c0nfus3d22 c0nfus3d22 18-21, F 3 Responses Jan 11

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    I'm trying really hard to let go of my ex. I told myself that I would be able to get him back, tell myself that life has its ups and downs but I will not give up even when it...
    grace97eun grace97eun 16-17, F 2 Responses Jan 11

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    Fate has been very cruel to both my husband and me. I lost my two precious angels to a lethal lung disorder called alveolar capillary dysplasia. We have an elder daughter named...
    catherinesingh15 catherinesingh15 31-35, F Jan 11

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    Day number one was a lot of awkward distance. He was gone for four hours helping a friend and then gone for three more in the evening playing basketball. This morning I left him a...
    carebear1820 carebear1820 31-35, F 1 Response Jan 12

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    So I am taking a weight training class this semester as a college student. Let's not forget the fact that I am a girl. I talked to my roommates and they said that it's a "guy class...
    MAELLEA MAELLEA 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 12

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    obstacles. ...barriers... dark thoughts and old wounds. trying to get past them but its tough. a roll of the eyes or an exasperated sneer set it back. why does this happen? have...
    ArnoldJRimmer ArnoldJRimmer 46-50, M 1 Response Jan 12

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    If you're familiar with Maslow's Hierarchy, you'll know what it means when I say that I'm on the Esteem level of the pyramid. I'm trying to cultivate my own independence, freedom...
    Elsahen Elsahen 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 12

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    I am done trying to keep my friendship with one of home boys. We've been through a lot but always come out stronger then all of a sudden he goes M.I.A before the Xmas holidays. I...
    moonela moonela 26-30, F Jan 13

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    im torn between trying to get my life together this year and be a good person or going on a path of self destruction and sinning like ****
    Angelcum Angelcum 18-21, F 29 Responses Jan 14

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    I am an awesome pediatric home care nurse and feel like my skills are being wasted without a job.. I keep having to decline jobs because of my kids schedule and not having a...
    smile4today smile4today 41-45, F 4 Responses Jan 14

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    This one has been hard for me lately. I have started a new job and it is very chaotic and discombobulated. I am really trying to stay focused on the task at hand and do one task...
    cynthiajo52 cynthiajo52 51-55, F Jan 15

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    so I am trying to forgive and move on but its alot harfrr than what I had thought it would be.. so maybe someone can help me out. let me tell you what is going on my fiance broke...
    alexmorales123 alexmorales123 18-21, F Jan 16

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    I love foood :3 Im pretty adventurous when it comes to trying different kinds of food. That moment when u try a new dish and fall in love ?? Its the best. Food makes me so happy...
    spreadyourwings spreadyourwings 22-25, F 2 Responses Jan 19

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    I have had these ben wa balls for sometime now, I got them as a gift and ive never even taken them out of the package, really. A friend convinced me to try, so I am trying them for...
    snelletrail snelletrail 26-30, F 10 Responses Jan 20

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    I am trying...but I don't think I will ever feel like me again after the death of my firstborn son...
    Roadblocks Roadblocks 51-55, F 4 Responses Jan 20

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    There was a time when I thought that I needed to be stronger. I still do, but I think I'm strong enough to handle quite a bit. My problem is that I get burned out from trying and...
    MyNamesNotFrench MyNamesNotFrench 31-35 1 Response a week ago

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    Through anonymous id I wrote to this girls friends on Facebook that she got aids and to pray for her recovery. She found out who sent those messages and started telling everyone...
    menu1234 menu1234 31-35, M 5 days ago

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    I've suffered from a medical problem that affects my stomach. I get wonderful episodes of pain and have tons of restrictions on what I can and can't eat. I've been dealing with...
    twilightbutterfly twilightbutterfly 26-30, F 5 days ago

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    My baby boy, 36 passed away from a major stroke on Jan 6th, 2015. His home going was Jan 18th, 2015. He is gone from this earth. That is the thing I'm trying to accept, that I...
    sdm1128 sdm1128 56-60, F 8 Responses 4 days ago

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    Had this down on my list for a while, but I'm actually trying to do it some days now.I've set myself 3 litres a day. That's 5.3 pints (or confusingly 6.3 pints if you're in the US...
    WineTilTheGoldenEvening WineTilTheGoldenEvening 51-55, M 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    I know I have been eating too much junk food, fried food, fat, cheese and other things that aren't good for me. I am trying to replace them with more raw or steamed vegetables.
    xxxtop xxxtop 36-40, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    im trying to loose weight and many people have told me that I even look thinner, but there is a part of me that doesn't feel satisfied. Instead I feel confused because I feel that...
    lelli96 lelli96 18-21, F 5 Responses 2 days ago

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    but, junk food gets in the way . especial when there's nothing good to eat in the house ! ( I'm in weight training) gain muscle lose belly fat lol or at least trying to xD .
    jynx1 jynx1 18-21, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I am trying with a not so healthy way...I have Bulimia Nervosa so I bulge then throw up SOMETIMES
    idkanythinganymore idkanythinganymore 18-21, F 2 days ago

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