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I Am Trying to Become Positive

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    I used to not be positive at all. I have been praying and working on changes within me. That is where it starts. I don't want my inside to be ugly because then it will relflect my outside. But for sometime I have been postive. But I have been balanced. My husband says that I am...
    iamchanging iamchanging 36-40, F 3 Responses Dec 25, 2010

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    Trying Is The Operative Word

    I have had a rough road to travel for about 3 years now. I won't go into detail, but due to things beyond my control, I have become trapped in a town I hate, with no prospects for work or friendships. I have no family, and the one person in the world who cares about me is doing...
    SpiritOfTheRabbit SpiritOfTheRabbit 31-35, F 6 Responses Feb 28, 2011

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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 me! If you message me I'd gladly give the list of things I'm trying to improve in my life and you could give opinions... Thanks... XD By the way...
    MonkeyGirl0909 MonkeyGirl0909 13-15, F 1 Response Jan 1

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    Almost There?

    When I first signed up with EP I was depressed,full of anxiety,but I see the horizon.  My mind still races,but i go with flow. I dont beat myself up. Im learning to accept,love,and be confident, not just for me,but my 5 beautiful children.  I look in the mirror,and...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses May 17, 2010

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    After All The Rain U See The Sun Come Out Again

    i cant believe i believed everything we had would last, i was so in love and innocent i thought she was from u past. it was silly of me to think of one day having u kids, i cried a lot when you family said u was fake, was hard very hard i cried a lot but now im strong and i...
    thenewmisslunallena thenewmisslunallena 22-25, F Nov 16, 2010

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    I have to try and feel better

    and look and things in a new way. Here's hoping!
    Idekw Idekw 18-21, F 4 Responses May 26, 2014

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    Positive

    Positive, I try to be, Not always easy, Still, I try, Doesn'tΒ always work.
    lazycrazybasket lazycrazybasket 46-50, M 1 Response Jan 24, 2012

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    Today is the first day of the rest of my life.

    I am going to remember the happy good positive person I was before I met him and I am no longer going to let him drag me Dow to his level. I am better than that. I am good. I have lots of love to offer and I am not going to let his incapacity to receive love or treat me...
    cailinAlainn cailinAlainn 36-40, F 4 Responses Mar 1, 2014

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    I Do Try.......

    I have bouts of being positive ...it does help. Trouble occurs when after your best efforts, life goes all wrong again, negativity sets in and its hard to remember to think positively, let alone do it. I may as well try again though, even if I can't have what I want or reach any...
    lostbird lostbird 51-55, F 6 Responses Dec 3, 2007

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    Take A Sad Song and Make It Better

    Well, I'm not going to lie... A lot of the choices I have made in my life have not exactly been the best; they've cost me things like my dignity, my pride, my sense of self worth & unfortunately, have altered the very way I see myself when I look into the mirror every morning...
    LieutenantSnuggles LieutenantSnuggles 18-21, F Feb 9, 2013

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    Is It Worth It?

    I have always tried to think the best of everyone and everything. However, when I do think positive, it seems nothing ever turns out, so tell me, why even bother? I feel like I might as well be smashing my head against a wall, in expecting anything to turn out a good way. If...
    snowlady snowlady 36-40, F 1 Response Aug 24, 2009

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