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I Am Trying to Change My Life

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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.
    firstjewelofthenile firstjewelofthenile 36-40, F Apr 1

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    My name is Jiuan. I'm 18 years old

    and an upcoming sophomore in college. And this is why I need $10,000. (It's a long story so sit tight) I graduated from East Central High School in the top 10% of my class (Class of 2014). I started out at community college even though my rank assured my acceptance into any...
    jmou jmou 18-21, F Jun 26

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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 8 Responses Feb 24, 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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    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 18-21, F Aug 19, 2014

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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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    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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    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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    I do not think trying to change the world or others will improve ourselves. Thing is that more and more people is concentrated in trying to place the change they need to do in...
    oneiric13 oneiric13 26-30, M Aug 20

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    Somehow there is something unresolved and it all is getting back to me now. I had no idea yesterday why I was so much hurt and in pain to see him or hear his voice. I guess it is...
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    it is hard sometimes...cuz if I could change the world, you would be the sunlight in my universe, n u wood think our love was really something good....eric clapton what happens...
    craigslist504 craigslist504 36-40 1 Response Aug 18

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    the only constant thing about life is 'change'.. stop complaining and accept the change no matter how hard it is to accept.. be happy that you once used to a part of his/her life...
    amazingmoment90 amazingmoment90 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 18

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    yup! they sure do, im hoping to learn from mistakes, tho.... I don't wanna repeat them. what doesn't kill us, makes us stronger! but, yes I think my failed relationship s have...
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    IcySongBird IcySongBird 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 16

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