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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 so unhappy in life and have so much on my chest, I don't even know if life is really even worth living. I know I could never actually do it but sometimes I just think things...
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    Hello everyone, it's my first post here....and here it is: Few years ago I had stroke. Strong one, followed by NDE. I recovered completely....they said I am OK now. While still on...
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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...
    Stufy Stufy 46-50, F 5 Responses Sep 13

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    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 1 Response Sep 21

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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'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 Sep 15

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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 Sep 16

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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 Sep 18

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    I just finished watching a film that I know I'm going to fail miserably trying to share because it was touching in a personal way to me. It was a film about a young girl from the a...
    TheShadowedGirl TheShadowedGirl 31-35 1 Response Sep 21

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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 Sep 15

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    Tonight i lay here thinking about my day.... I started it off scared of change... Of being set up to fail.... Of not being able to accomplish the challenges ahead of me... After...
    sunpea sunpea 36-40, F 1 Response 20 hrs ago

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    Life is a TRIP sometimes. I am trying to accept the fact: I will trip countless times. Like an awkward penguin sliding down the slope of an iceberg, you've got to accept your...
    theAnonMouse theAnonMouse 22-25, M 2 Responses a week 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 Sep 14

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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 Sep 19

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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 Sep 19

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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 Sep 20

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    My friend and I were on a path to to lose weight. While we made an effort it just didn't see like much. She lost 7.6 Kgs in just 11 day of her program. I've tried nearly...
    LuiaFederacci LuiaFederacci 36-40, F 6 days ago

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    September 25. Peace with the Past. "Even God cannot change the past." —Agathon Holding on to the past, either through guilt, longing, denial, or resentment, is a waste of...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F 5 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 1 Response 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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    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 Sep 13

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    Ok does anyone really have an answer .... Life itself it's so easy ...everywhere you go everything you do everything you touch if it's alive you do it with love... Simple right...
    longingone longingone 41-45, M 4 days ago

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    23 no carrier, no job, no diploma , ****** up life, live in my parents house, trying to find my motivation button so i can get up and start over. or find a suitcase with 10 Million...
    otstandons otstandons 31-35, M 6 Responses 2 days ago

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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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    I'm making some changes in my life, if you don't hear anything from me you are one of them. #formerana:(
    lightraydawn lightraydawn 18-21, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    What is life? Life can be a number of things, maybe even anything. I've seen it, in the wealthy and the poor. In both the sane and insane. Life has no face or name to hold it down...
    sighted sighted 22-25, M 4 Responses 2 days ago

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    I used to be happy. Until I experienced the world worst breakup. We knew each other for five years, dated for eight months, and have been broken up for two years...and I still...
    NikkiNova NikkiNova 26-30, F 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    Why do I think that? I don't know. Life is so complex that I wouldn't say it's only life. Life is a bunch of lives in the sack of death, in which all things in Earth fall down...
    Peace1000 Peace1000 16-17, F 7 hrs ago

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    I've been trying to eat better, not so much junkfood less pop...been exercising more and wearing less makeup to try and clear up my skin:) I got so many compliments today for...
    fallout07 fallout07 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 30

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    I always lived like a person thats never confident on her own skin. I never felt pretty or attractive. Maybe its just the way I am. But Im trying hard to change my pov. I wish I...
    itsmenhiceee itsmenhiceee 18-21, F 5 Responses Sep 3

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    Sometimes I fail to say what i think. I get all wrapped up in thoughts and dreams, but I never forget what she truly means. It might be a cliche...but she's the first person I...
    seeinglife2x2 seeinglife2x2 46-50, M 3 Responses Sep 13

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