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I Am Trying to Cope With Life

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 249 People

    It's a Day to Day Thing

    Life's not always easy; not always the way we want it; one minute, it could be heaven, next, it could be hell, but one thing's for sure---nothing's permanent. Even the tough times go. And though we go through a lot, we must all try to be strong. Every day is a challenge, a...
    mistyeyedlass mistyeyedlass 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 15, 2009

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    This Is Not A Life.

    I want to live good life according to my partener feelings , but my wife dont understands feelings of anybody, I am live dead body no interest , no sex from last 5 yrs. no relations at all stay in a same flat but seprate rooms . Is this a life? I am well settled has good earning...
    vilasalone vilasalone 46-50, M 1 Response Jun 3, 2013

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    It Is Over

    It is over, mentally for her it is over. I screwed up. I can feel it in the way she speaks to me, touches me and looks at me. Her eyes have changed and it is only a matter of time. She will find somebody else and she will be happy and I hope she will be happy. It is all I ask...
    mubia78 mubia78 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 27, 2013

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    EP is about as much as I can cope with at the

    moment. I can come on here and leave whenever I want to. I'm not forced into having contact with other people, can choose what things I want to talk about or not, and can ignore/block people i don't want to talk to. I'm pretty sure I won't always be like this, at least I hope I...
    PopMuzik PopMuzik 56-60, M Jun 19

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    Growing Up With An Autistic Sibling And Social Anxiety

    Ever since I was a kid, I remember having an over reactive imagination, but it wasn't always a pleasant thing on my part... I was always afraid of the things I would think up at night and I had always dreamed of a place I could go when things got bad. I had this idea that I could...
    Silvershy Silvershy 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 17, 2013

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    Everyone thinks I am strong

    and they all think that I can take care of them. I cannot. It is just wrong, right now. I am not in the centre of attention, I don't want it, but sometimes I feel like people could Ask me sometimes how I really am and how I feel.
    mubia78 mubia78 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 24, 2013

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    Trying To Cope

    Trying to cope,The **** life's dealt,Need a change,So I can cope,Be happy again.
    lazycrazybasket lazycrazybasket 46-50, M 1 Response Jan 31, 2012

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    It Already 25 Days With Jobless Life

    I just decided to resigned from my new job. I couldn't stand for rude boss. I am a kind of gentle person. Always listen to them and understand take them as the way they are. But for this time i choosen to be jobless because I really cant stand for this kind of rude, unrespect...
    Indnight Indnight 31-35, F 1 Response Feb 16, 2013

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    Coping With Everyday Struggles

    I have some very big struggles in life that lead to stressing me out alot. One of my major facts to this is that I am trying my hardest to lose weight and stick to a diet. The thing with that is I can only stay on one for so long then I get off of it and I gain it right back. I...
    khawk7921 khawk7921 26-30, F Mar 13, 2009

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    Making The Best

    I've been through a lot of **** in my life and still come out strong. I don't let anyone or anything break me
    unforgettable77 unforgettable77 41-45, F 1 Response Jan 25, 2013

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    How To Make A Dream Board – Awesome Example

    "Here you will find some easy steps to creating the vision board/or Dream Board of your dreams! Yes! Finally! The kind of tool that will give you the results you are looking to have come from using a, amazingly unique-to-you, tool like this. Here is… How to make a Dream Board...
    ThisStuffworks ThisStuffworks 26-30, M Feb 13, 2013

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    Mood Altering

    coping with reality is extremely difficult for me..i dont deal with my emotions very well : / and im a pretty sensitive and emotional person.. i tend to bottle things up..i dont usually speak up for myself. im generally quiet and introverted.. when i get sad i listen to sad...
    foamborn foamborn 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 7, 2010

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    My Life

    each day is something different. some days are bad and others are okay. life itself is not all that bad but how i live it is another story. each day i see that i don't fit in..no driver's license, no car, and no job..have two friends. i'm loney and depressed. no one to depend on...
    prettyplussizeme prettyplussizeme 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 14, 2009

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    "Things Could Be Worse..."

    I just wanted to write a little bit about what I consider one of the least useful concepts in life: "Things could be worse". You know the kind of thing, "Think of the starving in Africa - you have it easy in comparison" and all those similar things that people say to "comfort" us...
    artdeco artdeco 36-40 3 Responses Apr 5, 2012

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    One Second At A Time...

    I know everyone copes with life: work, sex, drugs, kids, alcohol, school, family, money etc. But, it's a bit more complex than that for me. One second at a time, my mind is thinking "what should I do next?" But, my body is very slow to re-act to a decision. So, I cope with life...
    LovelessDeluxe LovelessDeluxe 22-25 1 Response Apr 27, 2011

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    Recently I have reconnected with my family after years of no contact. At first this felt wonderful, a new start, a chance to start again. But the nicer they are to me the more my...
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    My college buddy. I think it all started with my college buddy... Falling in love with him presented a challenge to my rigid beliefs & reawakened the adventurous spirit in me. The...
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    I feel like everyone else in the world only cares about money, sex, what people are wearing, who people are dating, and what their kids are doing. I want to talk about philosophy...
    hollywood1919 hollywood1919 22-25, F 1 day ago

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    Lots of people in my life think I'm "tough" or a "badass" and such. Little do they know I break down into tears on what seems like a weekly basis. I really think people in my...
    Whatsmystory Whatsmystory 26-30, F 5 Responses 1 day ago

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    I have just broken up with my girlfriend of 2 years due to her negligence and lack of intimate connection. During those 2 years I have fallen into depression since I was fired for...
    WokenandOpen WokenandOpen 31-35, M 3 days ago

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    I Reunited With My First Love I fell in love with my neighbour when I was 15 and he was 19. We had grown up together in the same neighborhood all our lives but never thought we...
    yellowbuttercup yellowbuttercup 31-35, F 3 days ago

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    02/07/2015 - 4:23PM MY FAINLING STORY... "She's probably dead..." I woke up on someone knocking on my room door and then I've heard my dad saying "Leave her, she's probably dead...
    Extrano Extrano 18-21, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    What if this isn't real, what if none of this is real, what if we're just day dreaming. I often ask myself "what is life" And none of us (yes, none) will ever know the answer...
    Bflyboo14 Bflyboo14 13-15, F 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    Dear life, Could you pretty please stop giving it to me dry and fast? I didn't choose to be here, I didn't choose my mother and father... step father, next step father, mothers...
    Aliandras Aliandras 26-30, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    The ones who love us most are the ones we love least, and those we love most are the ones who love us least
    adam1587 adam1587 26-30, M 4 Responses 5 days ago

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    I'm not living, I'm existing, and I'm just barely existing. I really haven't changed much from birth to now. As far back as I can recall, I was always avoidant, dumb, and alone...
    astateofdisarray astateofdisarray 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    Personal space is required in most relationships ... Online seems to be no different . I have read time and time again where couples have spent huge amounts of their day taking to...
    saxappeal saxappeal 46-50, F 14 Responses 5 days ago

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    We just had a long discussion/disagreement/misunderstanding about a hypothetical question I asked that obviously escalated into us questioning our future as a couple T.T And...
    MissPandamonium MissPandamonium 22-25, F 6 days ago

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    from personal experience, i honestly do believe that you can still be friends with an ex. It's difficult at first, however, only time can fix and heal what has happened in the past...
    Sensualfeelsxo Sensualfeelsxo 18-21, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    My husband doesn't love me....there I said it. Im telling the truth to a bunch of strangers because I need to release this weight off my chest. I'm not sure he ever did. The sad...
    MxdNativeBell MxdNativeBell 22-25, F a week ago

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    I Believe People Come Into Your Life For a Reason I believe this whole heartedly. A man came into my life this past January. I didn't know then that talking to him would change...
    Elpis11 Elpis11 31-35, F 3 Responses a week ago

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    Please read with care, and take steps to keep yourself feeling safe and secure, if reading about body image and associated topics are triggering for you. I’m your stereotypical...
    ChocolateCurvesModel ChocolateCurvesModel 31-35, F 3 Responses Jun 26

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    preston272 preston272 16-17, M 3 Responses Jun 26

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    I bet many of you reading this had an even tougher time with some moments in life... Best of times for you guys, things will get better... You just have to think that way, good...
    DoorMattress DoorMattress 13-15, M Jun 25

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    "...we used to live in a house that was perched halfway up the top of a mountain. Behind our house, there sat under a tree an old man. A hermit, a monk. He'd lived under this tree...
    growgirl growgirl 22-25, F 3 Responses Jun 25

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    A smile hiding pain.I have strange feelings lately. They become stronger for each day going. I have too high hopes to myself, and to those around me. I know I am not someone...
    IBelongToAlison IBelongToAlison 41-45, F 4 Responses Jun 25

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    My life has just never seemed all that great. I'm middle-aged now, with 2 great kids, a wife, a decent job, and a house. However, I often feel like I'm just waiting to die, but I'm...
    cdrys cdrys 46-50, M Jun 24

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    i try to count my blessings and not complain..because i know theres people that have it a lot worse. but i really just feel like..MY LIFE SUCKS! i go to a stressful job everyday...
    welcome2myworld welcome2myworld 41-45, F 6 Responses Jun 24

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    Been immigrants my family traveled to Sydney, Australia via small boats during the war. I had a very rough childhood growing up. My dad left my mum after I was born. A guy moved...
    zenzuu zenzuu 26-30, M 1 Response Jun 24

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    I wonder if I will ever get through this difficult time in my life. I am trying not to let my very unhappy marriage get me down but some days are a struggle. He just does not get...
    Southerncharm67 Southerncharm67 46-50, F 4 Responses Jun 24

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    The wealthy rule. But fix nothing. We get wrecked by their rules. And they profit either way. And none can remove them. Without being removed. Regardless of what movies...
    Converted Converted 46-50, M 1 Response Jun 24