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I Am Trying to Change My Life

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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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    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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    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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    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 10 Responses Feb 24

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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

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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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    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

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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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    But why do they always try to change me. I wrote this. Nothins gonna change if you can't change your heart. Lifes more than a stage. Nothing comes together till something comes...
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    I Know It Takes More Than Wishing~It takes effort to change things. Right now I do what I got to do to get by. And pray that I'm making the right choices. I'm trying really hard...
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    I am making a commitment as of this moment to start rebuilding my life. I have struggled my entire life. Abuse, rape, ADD, wrong friends, bad choices, bad marriage. I could go on...
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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...
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    1alwaysdreaming 1alwaysdreaming 18-21, F 10 Responses Dec 5

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    I don't know where to start this off, but I'll just first say that I can't do anything remarkable. I'm not special. I'm not good at anything. I'm just ordinary. I try so hard to...
    torr62 torr62 13-15, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    I try to everyday. As much as I go easy on my mind I just have to stay calm and safisticated on the outside. Go with the flow. Everything happens for a reason. I try not to change...
    ShadowedLover ShadowedLover 16-17, F Nov 18

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    I wish I could allow that to sink into my head and stop worrying about the past and focus on my future. To be really honest, my past was so messed up, that I wish to go back and...
    WeirdOtaku WeirdOtaku 18-21, F Dec 9

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    When I came into college I was grinning and wide eyed and I had the world at my finger tips. 2 and a half years and one suicide attempt and later I don't recognize the skeleton...
    hightoforgot hightoforgot 18-21, F Nov 21

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    Inspiration is something I've severely been lacking for quite some time now. I'm 34 yes of age now and will be 36 on March. For all intents & purposes my life is pretty mundane...
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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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    I don't know what to do, I'm currently dating a former boyfriend to give him a second chance to change his sneaky ways and it's been 5 months now but no real change has happened...
    jenni234 jenni234 22-25, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    I not easy. I can't change the fact that my bf is an impulsive spender. I can't change the fact the he lies a lot of the time. I can't change the fact that he doesn't like me...
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    Staying the same is my comfort zone!I guess I'm afraid of change because every change i've had that i know of has been bad...I always like planning and always been organised so...
    MilweePetite MilweePetite 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 7

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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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    I can't change that I drove her away. but I'm better now. I removed myself from the people that were toxic on my life. But she can't stand me anymore but she's always on my mind...
    ozboybrian ozboybrian 26-30 1 Response 4 days 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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    Most people would say "Go for it...enjoy.., life is too short.."...meaning everything goes and one should follow and perform each and every of our wishes no matter what... Well, I...
    Brunette4U Brunette4U 31-35, F 1 Response 7 hrs ago

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    caryjhons caryjhons 31-35, M 3 hrs ago

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    Lasbutterfly Lasbutterfly 16-17, F Dec 8

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    smilingoften smilingoften 41-45, F 2 Responses Dec 9

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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...
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