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I Am Trying to Change My Life

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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

    I was listening to an old radio interview Chris Perez (he use to be the singer Selena's husband before she died.) I recently stumbled onto him so ive kinda been getting re...
    SadisticBitch SadisticBitch 31-35, F 4 hrs ago

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    He has changed my life, I came out of the Xmas period a very confused person, he listened he did not judge through our talks I started to trust him. I also started to change, I...
    saxappeal saxappeal 46-50, F 3 Responses 3 hrs ago

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    "You need to live, really live" is what she told me. I've lived in fear my whole life. Afraid of the hurt, afraid pain, afraid of the consequences, afraid of...everything. I've...
    SheAlwaysBelieved SheAlwaysBelieved 18-21, F 41 mins ago

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    I literally have no life what so ever, I have been going through a tough time with depression latey and the only time I interact with people is on EP, when I was 17 I was in a real...
    Youmeansomething Youmeansomething 18-21, M 5 hrs ago

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    From the time you are born until until you reach the age you're allowed to drive you ride in a car and get to see every action the driver takes to make the car do what it's...
    music4thesoul music4thesoul 46-50, M 4 hrs 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...
    GBFrnz GBFrnz 46-50, F 4 Responses a week 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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    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 Sep 9

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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 2 Responses 5 days 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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    Hello to all my EPeeps! This is an update of sorts. I can't explain everything in detail right now, but` I wanted to let you all know lots of changes happening in my life, that...
    greeneyedlady72 greeneyedlady72 41-45, F 11 Responses 4 days ago

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    To start a story you need a good opening, -shiyori from The God Only Know anime, but i don't know how to do it. so let just start the story about myself, first, My name is Jiji, my...
    callmezie2 callmezie2 18-21, M 3 days ago

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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 5 days ago

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    Trying to go ana, but I end up binging at the end of the week. Looking for a pro-ana buddy to keep me motivated. PM me if interested!
    KeCa4 KeCa4 18-21, F 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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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 Response a week ago

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    Life is such a funny (sic) story, the best way to alter the things is go with the flow, if you can change them. Its true when you have parents, wife, kids and everyone showing...
    maskedmagic maskedmagic 31-35, M 2 days ago

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    I have been married for 8 years now, our marriage has an age gap of 18 years. I really wanted to get married by a white man am an African lady. We met in my country and after he...
    Tok14 Tok14 31-35, F 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    At some point in your life you had made some choices that are not exactly the best ones. It's kind of late now to change it.... People say: "it's never too late". I don't agree...
    yaretzy0001 yaretzy0001 31-35, F 3 Responses 20 hrs ago

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    Life is too strange, ironic, and unfair. Life is strange because everything has a deeper meaning that we can't see, but it's always around us in every step we take. Life is ironic...
    DeniedWings DeniedWings 18-21, M 4 days 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 Sep 10

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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 Sep 11

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    Right now I'm seriously contemplating just picking up and leaving to either another state or another country. The way I'm headed right now, I'll be at a dead end job for the rest...
    modernmuse modernmuse 18-21, F 9 hrs 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'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 Sep 10

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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 a week ago

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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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    im too young for any of the mature "feelings." ... I want to get married at 28 years old or later.. Marry a guy who knows where he will be in life when he goes after a real career...
    SubmissiveSecrets SubmissiveSecrets 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 24

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    So many things in this world annoy me... It could be anything , to sickness , war or poverty , I get upset easily, I don't know how but I do, I'm trying to accept this world will...
    lonewolfxx lonewolfxx 22-25, F 4 Responses Aug 26

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    Im transgendered im trying to accept it but people want me to not i cant change my feelings to please others take the time to read up about it i toke my time to read. Im not saying...