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I Am Trying to Change My Life

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 143 People

    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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    I feel like if you give up months of your life

    to help a family member if you ask for help they should.
    zakkiyyia8 zakkiyyia8 36-40, F Apr 1

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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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    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 9 Responses Feb 24, 2014

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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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    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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    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, 2014

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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've realised something from reading over my other experiences, it seems you can be so miserable in a relationship but something always keeps you hanging on. It's all a lie. It's...
    Jin959 Jin959 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 15

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    I don't know what I want to do with my life, i have no clue where to start either, it feels kind of like everything i ever felt before has been wiped out and as much as i try to...
    lostinthisworld45 lostinthisworld45 22-25, F 1 Response a week ago

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    My Birthday came, like it does every year. But this year was different. Every day for about 2 weeks leading up to my birthday was complete misery. Me being blamed for everything...
    St4rbright St4rbright 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 11

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    I've been posting a bit in the more "depressed" part of Experience Project more because i have unsaid things I don't feel too comfortable sharing with family. So I look towards...
    xxRaindrop xxRaindrop 18-21, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I am so overwhelmed by my life. The part that makes it so bad is no one cares, even though they can see it. I help everyone but I can't get anyone to lift a finger for me. Today...
    ptsdlady ptsdlady 31-35, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    Story of My Life: From Darkness to Light (epic poem about seventh to tenth grade) Story of My Life: From Darkness to Light The days go by as I think of you I'm sorry our...
    SeeingAuras SeeingAuras 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 7

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    Hi guys. I'm 24 years old and, seeing as I'm going/went through a massive quarter life crises myself I decided to just make the subject my graduation project. You know, because why...
    Syrika Syrika 22-25, F 1 Response 20 hrs ago

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    "I think the purpose of life is to be useful, to be responsible, to be honorable, to be compassionate. It is, after all, to matter: to count, to stand for something, to have made...
    Katie419 Katie419 22-25, F 2 Responses Apr 2

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    This might be my last job to live my life, I've worked for 5 different jobs in 5years, after graduating college. Now I am 27, I've dated 4 different wonderful man in a serious...
    27girl 27girl 26-30, F Mar 31

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    I'm trying to accept that life is not a joyful ride, that it is actually pain and sorrow also. I should be able to accept, that sorrow and pain are part of the beauty of life. And...
    Bluehalo Bluehalo 36-40, F 2 Responses Apr 7

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    Trying to accept things is never easy. It's ****** up how one day you bring me happiness and hope the next I think of you and burst into tears... I don't know why I thought this...
    Catho Catho 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 1

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    I have been having problems with myself. And that has led to other problems. I grew up in such a terrible home. I grew up to be a contradicting person that is under developed and...
    xxRaindrop xxRaindrop 18-21, M Apr 7

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    When you wish you could have other internet friends, but you can't because they'll think your life is a lie. It's really weird and no one would believe anything that...
    DementedKarkat DementedKarkat 13-15, T 42 mins ago

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    The hardest thing in my life is dealing with my alcoholic father. He's been an alcoholic since I was born, but from what I've been told, he was not like this before. Quite the...
    n0stradamus n0stradamus 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 28

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    I am trying to accept that the father of my child and I, do not work well together. But it's difficult when you fell in love with the person they use to be.. There were very good...
    krmdr krmdr 18-21, F 4 Responses Apr 6

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    I know you won't change what you are, though if you wanted to you might. Having just heard a familiar tone it makes me wonder why I bother.There's so much more out there to life...
    Littlemisssomebody Littlemisssomebody 31-35, F 1 Response Apr 5

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    Accepting the fact that I can't change how much people care or not, no matter how much I care is one of the hardest things ever, but I'm learning to accept and move on. People take...
    Debbiefrangipani Debbiefrangipani 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 11

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    Lately ive been trying to cope with two of my losses. My heart was filled with happiness because of these two people. Now its completly gone! People use to say i had a heart of...
    Ashleymil Ashleymil 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 16

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    So this is it.I'm 21,male,Indian and a loner.I've been hurt by a lot of people in my life,but thats all in the past.I now need a job,but I have no family support,I live away from...
    sakthiachu sakthiachu 18-21, M 2 Responses a week ago

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    20th April 2015 What I truly wish….to is free in every possible way. Not patriotic freedom but when one is separated from the reality and a sense of self…..oblivion. A person...
    HopeEverlasting HopeEverlasting 31-35, F 4 days ago

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    I am trying, but it is lie . Deeply in my heart I hope it changes
    wildgrass wildgrass 41-45, F 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    I have been having problems with myself. And that has led to other problems. I grew up in such a terrible home. I grew up to violence by myself and by others, and I grew up with...
    xxRaindrop xxRaindrop 18-21, M 3 Responses Apr 7

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    "It's not about saving THE world. It's about saving THEIR world". My life passion and purpose is to change the world for the better. To be a father figure either to my country or...
    JohnVBlackburn JohnVBlackburn 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 14

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    I'm living in fear at the minute. My life is turned upside down. My ex friend is trying to isolate and humiliate me. They won't let me move on.
    deleted deleted 26-30 Apr 16

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    Basically my entire life story
    shazzarr shazzarr 18-21, F 4 Responses Mar 25

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    I failed my 12 grade . . I regret this in my life . all I can do is move on.
    saivaibhav9 saivaibhav9 18-21, M 2 Responses Mar 26

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    I am ready to make my life simple. I am ready to look outside and enjoy the sunshine and watch my children play. I am ready to stop striving for much and hand myself over to God...
    cadenceblue cadenceblue 31-35, F 3 Responses Mar 28

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    If you do nit create change, change will create you.
    TCL009 TCL009 41-45, F 3 Responses Mar 30

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    I dont care what people think of me or say about me because i am who i am and i can not change that i dont care anymore that i failing after trying my best
    iqra765 iqra765 16-17, F Mar 31

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    I read a book by John C. Maxwell and it has changed the way I look at my life. I want to be a leader, an example of a positive can do attitude. I am filled with ambition but I'm in...
    martinezh martinezh 31-35, M 2 Responses Apr 1

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