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I Am Trying to Change My Life

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 142 People

    New Career Path

    I have been teaching for three years and it takes up 80% of my life and I hate it. I am too stressed and want a job that stays at work. I do not want to prep for work or work after work or do work on the weekends. I want more time with my husband and family. So, I have...
    lizzylizard217 lizzylizard217 26-30, F Feb 21, 2009

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    I feel like if you give up months of your life

    to help a family member if you ask for help they should.
    zakkiyyia8 zakkiyyia8 36-40, F Apr 1

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    I learned that I want change

    and it worked or a short period and I still go back the same me after a while. Does anyone has some wisdom to share? Should a daily journal is used?
    climbinghigh climbinghigh 46-50, F Mar 27

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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 going back. At times i feel like giving up this fight... trust me this constant battle with all these disappointments, its so...
    BlueFloraKae BlueFloraKae 18-21, F Dec 3, 2014

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    My Life As I Know It

    I am a depressed person who is negative, pessimestic and hateful. I dont like a lot of things and thus become angry, lathargic and give up on myself and everything thing else. I'm not a very happy person. I've tried cutting out media, ******* friends and narrowing my options so...
    ladybuggirl182 ladybuggirl182 26-30, F 1 Response Nov 27, 2012

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    One Day At a Time!

    My life has been horrible... so many disappointments and abuse within it. And then I did the worst thing, by abusing myself too. But since last year, 2008, I've been working to change my life. Baby steps, little by little! And I got so very far too! :-D I admit, I...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Feb 22, 2009

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    Thanks for all the responses.

    it helps a lot in this conscious decision to improving life, making something outta it and really believing in it... Small steps have been huge milestones for me lately and i't going better. So, really thanks for sticking out with me so far. I feel grateful, and it makes me...
    Minimaxhall Minimaxhall 26-30, M 9 Responses Feb 24, 2014

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    Yeah, pretty much planing to do a 180.

    I need to reduce the stress level, witch means that i have to change everything in my life... I have to say, i am really exited about it
    AnjaM98 AnjaM98 16-17, F Aug 19, 2014

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    Unemployed To Self-employed Before 23 July 2012 - What Are The Odds Of That Happening?

    I have been unemployed for a very long time. I am in my late 40s, and have no business experience whatsoever. I left school at the age of 14 years old, with no qualifications and never did go back to get any (my biggest regret).I have aspirations of being self-employed by the...
    Craftworkcottage Craftworkcottage 46-50, M 1 Response Jan 25, 2012

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    The First Step!!

    I have been trying to make moderate to serious changes in my life for about 2 years now...and still some how stuck in a limbo. I quit my job 1 and a 1/2 years ago, and yet...still stayed on...out of greed, out of fear and that peculiar sense of inertia that seems to...
    RenR RenR 36-40, F 1 Response Dec 21, 2009

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    I don't really HATE change. Like i can deal with small change like changing my profile pic and things like that. But i don't like anything that would be life-changing or any big...
    Jackyy13 Jackyy13 13-15, F 3 hrs ago

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    I'm gonna write about 2 books that have made an impact on me! Do Not Harm Life,Death and Brain Surgery By Henry Marsh and Dynamo Nothing is Impossible! Lets start with Do Not Harm...
    MilweePetite MilweePetite 22-25, F 1 hr ago

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    the last 12 hours ive been fighting what was left to me, trying to get rid of past experience s because u kno its unrealistic in ur new relationship is emotionally draining, I...
    Ffirebrand Ffirebrand 31-35, F 6 hrs ago

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    I lost my first love to cancer this year. Although we had broken up and both moved on long before he died he was a good friend to me before he died. In fact, he was my best friend...
    kdauthor kdauthor 18-21, F 2 Responses 7 hrs ago

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    I've realised something from reading over my other experiences, it seems you can be so miserable in a relationship but something always keeps you hanging on. It's all a lie. It's...
    Jin959 Jin959 18-21, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Trying to break the cycle. Have to do it. Now. Therapy is great but need to deal with the in between stuff.
    DJPorkchopp DJPorkchopp 46-50, M 35 mins ago

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    I don't know what I want to do with my life, i have no clue where to start either, it feels kind of like everything i ever felt before has been wiped out and as much as i try to...
    lostinthisworld45 lostinthisworld45 22-25, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    For quite some time now I have been struggling with an over riding sense of unhappiness with the state of things in my life, starting with the long term issues in my marriage...
    WishfulGuy WishfulGuy 46-50, M 8 Responses Mar 23

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    My Birthday came, like it does every year. But this year was different. Every day for about 2 weeks leading up to my birthday was complete misery. Me being blamed for everything...
    St4rbright St4rbright 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 11

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    Story of My Life: From Darkness to Light (epic poem about seventh to tenth grade) Story of My Life: From Darkness to Light The days go by as I think of you I'm sorry our...
    SeeingAuras SeeingAuras 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 7

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    "I think the purpose of life is to be useful, to be responsible, to be honorable, to be compassionate. It is, after all, to matter: to count, to stand for something, to have made...
    Katie419 Katie419 22-25, F 2 Responses Apr 2

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    This might be my last job to live my life, I've worked for 5 different jobs in 5years, after graduating college. Now I am 27, I've dated 4 different wonderful man in a serious...
    27girl 27girl 26-30, F Mar 31

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    I'm trying to accept that life is not a joyful ride, that it is actually pain and sorrow also. I should be able to accept, that sorrow and pain are part of the beauty of life. And...
    Bluehalo Bluehalo 36-40, F 3 Responses Apr 7

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    For 5 years I've put my heart and soul in a company I have built up from scratch with my best friend. It was a tough start but we were ambitious, driven and sure that it would lead...
    GuiltBear GuiltBear 31-35, M Mar 24

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    Trying to accept things is never easy. It's ****** up how one day you bring me happiness and hope the next I think of you and burst into tears... I don't know why I thought this...
    Catho Catho 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 1

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    I have been having problems with myself. And that has led to other problems. I grew up in such a terrible home. I grew up to be a contradicting person that is under developed and...
    xxRaindrop xxRaindrop 18-21, M Apr 7

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    Today I must speak on experiences, choices, and paths that lead closer or farther away from our created destiny. I imagine my destiny as like a train I must catch. Sometimes when...
    liveurbestlifenow liveurbestlifenow 31-35, F Mar 22

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    The hardest thing in my life is dealing with my alcoholic father. He's been an alcoholic since I was born, but from what I've been told, he was not like this before. Quite the...
    n0stradamus n0stradamus 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 28

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    I am trying to accept that the father of my child and I, do not work well together. But it's difficult when you fell in love with the person they use to be.. There were very good...
    krmdr krmdr 18-21, F 4 Responses Apr 6

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    I know you won't change what you are, though if you wanted to you might. Having just heard a familiar tone it makes me wonder why I bother.There's so much more out there to life...
    Littlemisssomebody Littlemisssomebody 31-35, F 1 Response Apr 5

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    Accepting the fact that I can't change how much people care or not, no matter how much I care is one of the hardest things ever, but I'm learning to accept and move on. People take...
    Debbiefrangipani Debbiefrangipani 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 11

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    Lately ive been trying to cope with two of my losses. My heart was filled with happiness because of these two people. Now its completly gone! And my heart is gone as well. Both of...
    Ashleymil Ashleymil 18-21, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    So this is it.I'm 21,male,Indian and a loner.I've been hurt by a lot of people in my life,but thats all in the past.I now need a job,but I have no family support,I live away from...
    sakthiachu sakthiachu 18-21, M 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    I thought I was given a second chance. I was wrong. I believed I was free from my shackles. Seven years ago, I lost my ability to feel emotion. This lasted for two whole years...
    themanoflegends themanoflegends 26-30, M 3 hrs ago

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    My boyfriend wants a non-monogamous relationship. He keeps saying he loves the connection we have, and he says he feels like it would still be there between us even if we broke up...
    Jarka123 Jarka123 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 23

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    I have been having problems with myself. And that has led to other problems. I grew up in such a terrible home. I grew up to violence by myself and by others, and I grew up with...
    xxRaindrop xxRaindrop 18-21, M 3 Responses Apr 7

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    "It's not about saving THE world. It's about saving THEIR world". My life passion and purpose is to change the world for the better. To be a father figure either to my country or...
    JohnVBlackburn JohnVBlackburn 18-21, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I'm living in fear at the minute. My life is turned upside down. My ex friend is trying to isolate and humiliate me. They won't let me move on.
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 days ago

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    To start this experience off, yes I did take sleeping pills because I hadn’t slept in 3 days straight and I was to the point of exhaustion and my stress levels from my occupation...
    paganknight72 paganknight72 41-45, M Mar 19

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    There is something not quite right about me. I'm sure lots of people say this and you just think 'Yeah well nobody's perfect..' But I actually think there is something quite wrong...
    KilljoyKitty KilljoyKitty 18-21 6 Responses Mar 20

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    Dammit, here I am again. Trying to write an online dating profile. And I come upon the subject of what I do for a living.. And I haft to tell about how I work at my father farm...
    mirkwood86 mirkwood86 26-30, M 1 Response Mar 22

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    I received a letter from the Calgary City police about 2 days after I returned home from my over night stay at the hospital. They said they were now in possession of all my...
    paganknight72 paganknight72 41-45, M Mar 23

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