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I Am Trying to Cope With Life

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    Sick sad coping machine Traverse your eyes

    across the barren landscape Lines of dialogue sky written mashed up against grey clouds Remember the faire? The traveling circus came and went and you'd use that jolting absurdity as a throw away line A laughable way out. Yet the joke is the wire Wrapped around your shallow...
    faintking faintking 26-30, M 2 Responses Jan 26

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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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    "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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    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 36-40, F 1 Response Jan 25, 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 Feb 16, 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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    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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    Related Experiences

    I seriously can't cope anymore, I can't take life, no one would care if I went anyway, I'm done, done.
    BethHawkins BethHawkins 13-15, F Jul 1

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    So, recently I've come to the conclusion that I never feel completely satisfied or content with life. I have a decent job, I have a car, I have enough people to dub "friends" and...
    CocoaLibra CocoaLibra 26-30, F Jul 1

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    I started to notice the hair in the bad places at around 13 years of age. Prior to that, I just had hair on my arms and legs probably because of the Italian in me. I guess...
    sunflowerjade sunflowerjade 22-25, F Jul 13

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    People are so dramatic like your girlfriend broke up with you...move on man its not the end of the world. Or the other day in my house my mom figured out i wasnt taking the...
    Insomniac77 Insomniac77 16-17, M 3 days ago

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    Why do every person I care about always leave me...I've only had 1 real relationship in my life before. The very first one last almost 3 years. We broke up after I moved back home...
    Sorasai Sorasai 22-25, F 5 Responses Jun 26

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    They say we can be who ever we want, but once I act like myself I'm questioned by every guy that knows me, they assume they see the true me but in reality I'm just trying to make...
    un0rdinary un0rdinary 13-15, M Jun 26

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    ​Hard life! "Oh I give up!" so many times I thought of giving up.... I get to the point where I had enough and just want to sleep forever or run away never come back but I...
    MilweePetite MilweePetite 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 29

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    As I sit here, thinking about life and my life, or lack thereof, it's starting to become clear that I'm not happy. With any aspect of my life.
    itsmed11 itsmed11 26-30, F 3 Responses Jul 11

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    I just find the details of life so damn complicated these days. Technology, phone menus, so many choices between products, everything is self-serve, etc. Even when it comes to...
    lagatta lagatta 41-45, F 3 Responses 18 hrs ago

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    Well not life in general but just continual traumatic events. The latest being my husband's redundancy. He is late 40's and has never been made redundant before and it is after a...
    savedbygrace0 savedbygrace0 46-50, F 6 days ago

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    No matter who is in my life there is always someone who doesn't like certain things about me that I can't change. I'm just done with not being accepted by anyone. This is the last...
    dyingalittleinside97 dyingalittleinside97 16-17, F 3 Responses Jun 25

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    It's a hassle flying from Halifax to Toronto then to Vancouver and tHong Kong just to see my parents and they dont realize how much I suffer from a miserable childhood, traveling...
    Miserablechildhood Miserablechildhood 13-15, M Jun 26

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    Life is Fair Because it's Unfair, To everyone!
    Chocolate29 Chocolate29 13-15, F 1 Response Jun 28

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    My life is so meaningless.
    InsanelySaneGuy InsanelySaneGuy 18-21, M Jul 3

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    there is nothing to do in my life anymore ever since i got back from the mental health clinic there is nothing to do i just lost all the stuff i used to do and i just cant do it...
    Insomniac77 Insomniac77 16-17, M Jul 11

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    life... It's a beautiful lie ... It is just a game and I hate it :(
    maryamgh1376 maryamgh1376 16-17, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I am single, and proud of it! There's nothing that upsets me more than to see people in a relationship to make up for being alone. It's so sad. Why do we put so much pressure on...
    Alliwoo Alliwoo 18-21, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I did not know where to put this so I put it here.I am too strong to be frustrated but sometimes when people close to us do not understand that there is more to life than our small...
    restored87 restored87 46-50, F 2 Responses 10 hrs ago

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    On December 22, 2013 My daughter was in a fatal accident in San Bernardino CA. Killing 2 including her unborn child.. My daughter was 19 weeks 5 days pregnant when the Nissan...
    unbornangel unbornangel 36-40, F 1 Response Jul 15

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    Seriously just take me now! I have no one anymore, no one to talk to. At home mom is stressed and tired of hearing me when I'm upset. When I tell her stuff she gets upset. I think...
    broadwaybabe99 broadwaybabe99 13-15, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I am so talented.. But still m stuck n a situation... How unfair z this. Nothing z going rite... Please god show me a way!!
    ivonita2 ivonita2 22-25, F Jun 26

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    A fiancée. I am not sure what I should share.
    karolann469 karolann469 41-45, F Jun 26

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    Well... A lot of **** happened last night... Soo... Uhm. Not going to commit suicide if that's what you're thinking. I'm just.. Done.. If that makes any since... I am so freakin...
    GabriellaFae GabriellaFae 13-15, F Jun 28

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    Crazy bored, someone message me?(:
    BeccaBoo7869 BeccaBoo7869 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 13

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    Idk why, I should be happy cos I have a great boyfriend and good friends but I do the same thing everyday. All we do is smoke weed or other drugs and sit around all day. I want to...
    yuuung yuuung 16-17, F Jul 14

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    I guess everything won't always be okay...
    DeterminedToMakeLifeWorthIt DeterminedToMakeLifeWorthIt 16-17, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    Or people. Or rules made by people. Who arent people. But jerks.
    converted converted 46-50, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I don't know if I'm on the right track, all I know is I'm driven by my dreams to pursue my dreams.
    inseng12 inseng12 22-25 1 day ago

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    This is a response I wrote to an anorexic woman. I'm bipolar, but I've talked to enough people with other kinds of mental illnesses to see we have a lot in common. I wrote this to...
    wundayatta wundayatta 56-60, M Jul 13

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    I can't cope. I've had enough.. I don't know how I'm meant to cope with all this stress. I'm 15 not 45! I shouldn't be worrying about half the things I worry about! I should be...
    sademptynothing sademptynothing 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 8

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    i look back and remember when i left home, moved out at the age of fourteen. a fourteen year old moving to another country all by her own.. i was so young then, so inexperienced...
    meowshelbs meowshelbs 16-17, F Jul 16

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    I got married at 19 in 1974. It was a tough adjustment. I admit that I was pampered at home. Last child and only boy, my mom doted on me. So did my dad until something happened...
    chojunmiyagi chojunmiyagi 56-60, M Jun 28

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    The Black Woman's Kids- My younger sister and I are the product of a well off very married Middle Easterner and his Black mistress. Illegitimate if there ever was any. My mother...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jun 30

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