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I Am Trying to Cope With Life

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 239 People

    "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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    I am in love with life. I have depression issues, more than some people, less than others. This does not stop me from trying to live my life to the fullest. This life was meant to...
    stupendusdude stupendusdude 46-50 7 Responses Feb 17

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    3 years ago new life was breathed in me through the birth of my niece. Before that I was so miserable and hurt after a difficult relationship. Life had become so repetitive and...
    bleuoiseau bleuoiseau 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 28

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    I am not really sure why, but I just am. I've seen all kinds of people and travelled to different parts of the world. I know what it's like to be poor and also what it's like to be...
    SiriusJT SiriusJT 22-25, M 1 Response Feb 14

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    It feels good to type everything down here.. I have been keeping everything to myself and it is getting harder to manage but I am sure that I can seek advises from other persons...
    Zenalia Zenalia 18-21, F 4 days ago

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    My life is meaningless.
    HeterosexualTransexual HeterosexualTransexual 18-21, T 4 mins ago

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    I am trying not to do something. Sometimes it's hard. Sometimes harder still. That something has been integral to my life for over 10 years now, and I'm only 28. It's eaten away...
    cloudsoflife cloudsoflife 26-30, M Jan 30

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    I hate life, and life loves hating me.
    HarleyHart HarleyHart 13-15, F Feb 17

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    I just feel like my life is over. I feel like I have failed and there's nothing more I can do. I feel ashamed. I'm tired of feeling this way, I'm fu3kin tired of it. I feel so much...
    Thefightingangel Thefightingangel 18-21, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I'm just really bored with my life. I have a lot of **** going on. but I don't know. I'm kinda waiting for something and while I'm waiting I'm just bored. I sit and have nothing...
    Kmarcum99 Kmarcum99 13-15, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    I feel I'm disorganized and careless. I also lack confidence and overthink too much. I can't commit to anything fully, and I often get told I don't pay attention. I often question...
    Experiencezzzz Experiencezzzz 18-21, M Feb 16

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    Ever since I was born things were really **** for me..im now 19 and it's getting worse well for starters I've never told this to anyone but when I was 10 years old i ended up being...
    Imacrazybiatch Imacrazybiatch 18-21, F 3 Responses Feb 18

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    I'm really bored of life right now, there is nothing to do. Alxcoeneodpwlqlxktmr.
    Togepi07 Togepi07 18-21, F Feb 18

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    It's one of those mornings where you wake up with a major headache, stumble out of bed after hitting snooze like 4 times, rush to get dressed not really knowing what you're putting...
    lizygurl lizygurl 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 4

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    I say I'm done. I'm done. When did you ever say you started? Huh? Thats the damn question.
    xxxfakerhaterxxx xxxfakerhaterxxx 13-15, M 2 Responses Feb 11

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    Another night alone and that's ok . :-)
    snowmoon123 snowmoon123 31-35, F 1 Response Feb 14

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    The more I learn about human nature, the more I despair and lament. Adaption from indoctrination is the only option. But, that is a hard thing, indeed. It's always better to know...
    Thanatos24 Thanatos24 22-25, M 9 hrs ago

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    So, for starters, I'm 20 and I live in NC. I'm an Eagle Scout, a college student, and a christian. My life hasn't been one of perfection or glitz and glamour, but it hasn't that...
    MyLifeInANotebook MyLifeInANotebook 18-21, M Feb 8

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    I'm in love with her. I know I'm young, I know you may view as a silly teenaged out poring. But is my everything. I own her my life, literally. I attempted to take my life last...
    YitzchakWinternitz YitzchakWinternitz 16-17, M 2 Responses Jan 31

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    My younger sister and I used to get along very well. We come from an abusive home and we always took care of each other. My parents divorced and my mom began tasking care of us...
    Haylena Haylena 18-21, F Feb 18

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    I am coming to copes with my sexuality, things have bothered me a lot lately. Dealing with things inside. Having a girlfriend, and being bi sucks, sometimes because i have always...
    Tyfly Tyfly 22-25, M 4 Responses Feb 16

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    I have been married for less than a year now. To be honest, I didn't want to get married at the time, I would have much preferred to wait a couple more years. However, I was...
    languishing languishing 26-30, M 4 Responses Feb 13

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    I suppose this one should go in the quotes too but IDGAF. With the word travel: "Travelling is like flirting with life. It’s like saying, I would stay and love you, but I...
    TCL009 TCL009 41-45, F 6 hrs ago

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    We all are trying in our own ways. For me it seems all I have been doing is trying to change and grow and improve. I am trying to not get stuck in the past. I am trying to...
    MKbookworm MKbookworm 13-15, F Feb 5

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      I came across this forum after searching for advice or similar stories online. Here's my story anyway; I'm about to turn 25 this April and feel completely at a loss with...
    Mardybum1 Mardybum1 22-25, M Feb 5

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    Every one saying, I"m lost in life . But why? We are human. We have ability to do good and bad. that depends on our choice what we are doing? and If everything happening bad with...
    jimyboy22 jimyboy22 22-25, M 3 days ago

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    Do you think life is fair? “One of the mistakes many of us make is that we feel sorry for ourselves, or for others, thinking that life should be fair, or that someday it will be...
    KemiKill KemiKill 36-40, F 4 Responses Jan 28

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    It is a well known thing that i do give good life tips. I know that i help people through giving useful tips to any who feel like in need of any help with life.
    Egyptianguy34 Egyptianguy34 36-40, M 1 Response Feb 17

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    How to make a very long story, very short? I dated a boy (we shall call him Darlin), a coworker, for 6 months. My high school sweetheart and best friend (who we shall call Bug...
    quirkygirl520 quirkygirl520 22-25, F a week ago

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    He has claimed me since we were both 13. Now it is almost 10 years later and he owns more of me than I ever thought possible. I married another man, mistakenly believing I would...
    AphroditeComplex AphroditeComplex 22-25, F 2 Responses Feb 18

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    This time, I'm ******* done. I was close to the edge of killing myself but then I found a girl that I really ******* liked about two weeks ago. We started dating (she asked me out...
    PullTheFuckingTrigger PullTheFuckingTrigger 13-15, M 5 days ago

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    Life Lessons - by Jason Wachob 1. "You can't connect the dots going forward; you can only connect them looking backward." Steve Jobs was right on the money with this one. There...
    imurfriend imurfriend 26-30, F 13 hrs ago

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    Pouring my heart out: a friend told me "life begins to make sense after you have become a mother"...well I'm trying to reason with myself why it hasn't happened at all...all around...
    jbm1984 jbm1984 31-35, F 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    Why is it easy to be sad! Happiness is the kind of thing that can be lost or decreased or not existed in the first place. It's exactly like failure. Some people are not afraid of...
    annabarns annabarns 22-25, F 8 hrs ago

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