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I Am Trying to Change My Life

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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
    ThatBlueOwl ThatBlueOwl 16-17, F Aug 19

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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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    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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    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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    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 7 Responses Feb 24

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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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    Related Experiences

    This is a repost of my featured story/i want to say thx u experience. The friend i an talking about is fallenindarkness~ :3 best person and the best friend a person can ever have...
    InfiniteMusic InfiniteMusic 13-15, M 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    I believe that without a shadow of a doubt. I have experienced it in this past yr. A certain person suddenly appeared in my life and they have helped me to see more than ive ever...
    SadisticBitch SadisticBitch 31-35, F 2 hrs ago

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    It seems so long ago. And in ways, it was. I'm only 25 and I remember when I didn't have the internet, or a computer. Life was real. I wasn't drawn to electronics and addicted. I...
    Philli8807 Philli8807 22-25, F 3 Responses 3 hrs ago

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    I'm done talking about the big problems in life, at least I'm done talking about them so much, because I've learned that people are either going to agree with my opinion or they...
    NeverTrulyWanted NeverTrulyWanted 18-21, F 3 hrs ago

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    I was abused all my life...physically , mentally , verbally...all of it . I was constantly put down and told I am simply not good enough and I will never be good enough , weather...
    MalaChica MalaChica 36-40, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    There's always room for improvements!I'm not exactly happy/ satisfied with my life as it is at the moment and well i am making small changes and it is all slow progress but it is...
    MilweePetite MilweePetite 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 21

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    The Choices We Make: It's like this: It's not about just making changes in your life it's about making the right changes. I hear people saying all the time that they make changes...
    Detimus Detimus 36-40, M Sep 1

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    Im gonna fix my F'd up life ! :P :D Hold me to it if you care to. I'll be grateful. Ask me how im doing with the plan. For all of you that are looking for a change, here are 11...
    sum1ab sum1ab 46-50, F 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    I believe that every woman is capable of making the love life she's always wanted a reality. I was single for a long time with an incredibly active dating schedule (I was averaging...
    chloeloveactually chloeloveactually 26-30, F 3 Responses Sep 5

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    August 18. Valuing this Moment. "Detachment involves present moment living - living in the here and now. We allow life to happen instead of forcing and trying to control it. We...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F Aug 18

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    I am trying to do that . And learn a new life with out a close friend she is in the hospilal. And she was my care giver and she is not doing to good . And then my world changes...
    lashanda lashanda 51-55, F 1 Response Aug 29

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    I'm at a very weird and scary but exciting & hopeful point in my life where I need to completely shed everything old and jump into something completely new. If I don't it will be...
    SirenaVonLee SirenaVonLee 36-40, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I have no idea why I am on this site at 11:30 in the morning but I need to vent. Im 19 years old nearly 20 and im trying to get myself together and trying to get my life together...
    buxey buxey 18-21, M 1 Response 11 hrs ago

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    September 8. Stopping Our Pain. "Some of my feelings have been stored so long they have freezer burn." —Beyond Codependency There are many sources of pain in our life. Those...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F 1 Response Sep 8

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    August 28. Taking Care of Ourselves on the Job. It's okay to take care of ourselves on the job. It is not only okay - it is necessary. Taking care of ourselves on the job means...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F Aug 28

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    I've been with my kids mom for 7 years and have 2 kids,a 4 year old and a 1 year old. We had an up and down relationship because when we first started she didn't have an idea what...
    jay305 jay305 31-35, M 4 Responses Aug 28

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    I have my preferences, tastes, and ideas. I'm just not sure where I fit in life, in society, anywhere really. I have my plans, dreams, and ambitions but they could eventually...
    ajrestless ajrestless 18-21, F Aug 28

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    I was just reading the extinction part of a paleontology and evolution book I need to return to the store since the reason I bought it no longer exists. People that love aliens...
    colorstone colorstone 31-35, M Sep 6

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    There are parts of my life I, like so many others, would love to change but can't for many reasons. I have always wanted to have a better relationship with my mother. I had hoped...
    Youget Youget 46-50, F 3 Responses 17 hrs ago

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    I am going to get revenge on someone in my life, full blown life altering revenge, on just one person, I have been planning it since I was 15. They have no idea that I am going to...
    Xoxogossipgirlx Xoxogossipgirlx 18-21 2 Responses 1 hr ago

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    Well, I have been trying and still trying.... I can't change the fact that I live overseas and won't be back in my country to live for good...that I won't be able just to phone my...
    Eloisiane Eloisiane 41-45, F 2 Responses Aug 17

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    I can't say life's been that easy for me, but then again compared to most people on the planet, maybe mine has. As far as my own ability to cope goes, it has varied at different...
    sometimeslonelytoo sometimeslonelytoo 41-45, M 4 Responses Aug 19

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    I'm trying to accept that I cannot change my husbands cheating, lying and addictive behaviors, but I can change my involvement in it..right? I may not be able to change him but I...
    sadie44chambers sadie44chambers 41-45, F 8 Responses 3 days ago

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    It's hard to accept things you can't change. Being dealt a rotten hand of lemons in life is very hard to take. I guess I've become more of a seeker of ways to cope now more than...
    Mechnyte Mechnyte 36-40, M 3 Responses Aug 19

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    My boyfriend's sex drive: Every other month or so the conversation comes back once again "How am I attractive or good enough if you don't want sex with me?" I'll say. He says he...
    RjMommy245 RjMommy245 22-25, F 12 Responses Sep 2

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    My life has been change out of influence of three guys, the first one simply broke me, the second made me go back to being good just so that at the end I will be even worse than...
    simplyfuckit simplyfuckit 16-17, F 1 day ago

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    I can't cope at all and I'm really struggling everyday to even make it out of bed. My life is a complete mess and even calling it a life is a joke! It started on June 10th when I...
    pocahontus1311 pocahontus1311 18-21, F 2 Responses Sep 1

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    The things that once brought me pleasure and comfort, feel like the obstacles keeping me from catalyzing my life into something worth living. I used to have laughs and good times...
    K3TTLE K3TTLE 31-35, M 3 Responses Sep 5

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    I was miserable all throughout childhood and I thought maybe my life would get better when I was a teenager and looked forward to that. I was depressed and had anxiety all...
    chilipeppasforever chilipeppasforever 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    A funny thing about years is that we only get one of each. After its done its put on a shelf called "forever". No matter how many we get its still not many at all. so maybe you had...
    lilreddress lilreddress 36-40, F 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    I was adopted been knowing it all my life I had the greatest adoptive family one could have they were an older couple and past away early on in my early adult hood .I also was...
    Sinabinette Sinabinette 46-50, F 1 Response Aug 22

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    I have spent my life pretending to be someone I never was. Lived a lie of who I am. Did what I was "supposed" to do. Worked hard, got married, had a family. All the things a man...
    sammiejo79 sammiejo79 51-55 6 Responses Aug 26

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    I'm always say to myself ''that's it, I'm going to make a change and start to get healthy''. But then I'll never commit to it. I'm an emotional eater, and a boredom eater, I know...
    HaightStreet HaightStreet 22-25, F 5 Responses Aug 28

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    Very depressed for the last 2 days. I lost a bunch of weight and stayed at a steady weight for about 4 years. I still wanted to lose more, but wasn't motivated to do anything...
    AnonymousDabbler AnonymousDabbler 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 1

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    For that special someone you like, but yet broke your heart. It's amazing how just one text, can change how a person feel about someone One text leads to another and another...
    thatanonymousone thatanonymousone 18-21, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    its really hard.. i'm completely torn i just want to get this off of my mind so i can focus but the only way i can do so is by letting go of my girlfriend, im in love with her so...
    NotBiasedBAM NotBiasedBAM 18-21, M 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    September 16. Revenge. No matter how long we've been recovering, no matter how solid our spiritual ground, we may still feel an overwhelming desire at times to punish, or get even...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F 2 hrs ago

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    A couple more signs of marital recovery. I keep telling the betrayed wives who message me, focus on actions, not words. My husband said all the right words when he cheated. But...
    lillynfriends lillynfriends 46-50, F Aug 17

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    I can't change my attitude. I can't change the mole on my neck. I can't change my parents divorce. I can't change a lot of things. And I'm learning that it's better to let them be...
    KaylaJackie KaylaJackie 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 17

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    This situation sucks really bad, but I can't change people places or things so I'm trying to just deal and live.
    iLikeRockets iLikeRockets 18-21, F 7 Responses Aug 22

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