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I Am Trying to Do Better

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    you are the one person

    who can make me question my longstanding hatred for myself. if one i respect as much as you can believe in me then i will try my best to stop the continuous downplay of myself. it wont be easy, you are an amazing lady but i have many years that have built this image and it...
    ArnoldJRimmer ArnoldJRimmer 46-50, M Jun 19, 2015

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    Sometimes Being Better Just Comes To Me

    for the past few months, if not longer, I was not doing so well until a couple of days ago when it started to rain. I became so motivated and started having obsessive thoughts and wanting to clean. Yesterday i cleaned my front porch and the walk way that leads to my front door...
    YoucancallmeJuliet YoucancallmeJuliet 26-30, F Jan 21, 2012

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    Hi everyone who im friends with

    and even not here. I havnt been on in a long while and im sorry about that. Ive been getting much better and its led to doing more things and less getting on ep. So i wanted to post something! I do love most of you ep users... Thanks for being so supportive. Im sorry to you...
    Xychorite Xychorite 18-21, M Apr 17, 2015

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    It's hard to get into the habit of eating

    healthy and exercising. I want to be a happier healthier person I'm just finding it hard to say no to bad foods and curing out bad habits
    epsarah94 epsarah94 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 29, 2015

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    I'm not perfect in the least,

    but I'll work damn hard to get close to it. To my amazing fiancé, if you're reading this, I love you and we are gonna work hard for this baby, and work hard to better each other.
    MrsBurton01 MrsBurton01 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 29, 2015

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    And It Starts All Over Again

    only this time hes moved 15 minutes away from me, i am now the friend that lives the furthest away, except for his friends that he doesnt go see in SF. him moving away has really helped me not want to see him or hang out with him, its also easier to wake up and get on a bus...
    YoucancallmeJuliet YoucancallmeJuliet 26-30, F Mar 7, 2012

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    Worse With Age

    My childhood memories were happy.  I was always positive, full of fun and life.  I didn't have a perfect childhood at all (divorced parents, low income, teased a lot, not a lot of advantages, etc) but I had a good attitude about life anyway.  But as I get older I...
    SHWA SHWA 36-40, F 1 Response Feb 7, 2010

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    I needed time to get my head together took 4

    months but I feel so much better .
    SexyNightmare SexyNightmare 18-21, F Nov 15, 2014

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    I Am Trying!

    I am trying to do better at a lot of things.  I guess the most important is trying to stop bossing my husband around....lol wow that one is hard.  He always forgets to do stuff and I try to remind him, however, he says I boss him too much so I am working on it.  He...
    beaglewoman beaglewoman 26-30, F 1 Response Nov 27, 2007

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    There Is No Try.....only Do

    We have enrolled over 13,000 new entrepreneurs in as little as 9 weeks. While, over half have had absolutely no experience and the everyday average person has finally been given the chance to LAUNCH their own career or simply put their own business on the front page of Google...
    RussCampbell RussCampbell 41-45, M Jan 10, 2012

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    Cupid often shows up during my sleepless nights,

    hoping to catch me off guard so he can repossess the butterflies in my stomach. I refuse to give them up, as long as they have life in them I have hope.
    LovingDead LovingDead 26-30, M 2 Responses Oct 9, 2015

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    I admit, I still struggle with urges of wanting

    to do certain things, but then I think of my friend and some other people , and I immediately toss my weapon to the other side. And instead, I just write, and write, and write , and write. I write pages long full of stuff, and I still feel crappy, but a better crappy knowing...
    KawaiiPotato355 KawaiiPotato355 16-17, F Oct 15, 2015

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    I'm trying to do better

    but am constantly running into walls. I'm in college and doing well in school but, everything I'm trying to do fails. I just want to know when the struggles stop.
    Nior18 Nior18 18-21, M 2 Responses Nov 16, 2014

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    Starting Over............

     Fresh and new. I just hope i can live up to my own expecations. Sometimes I look back and it feels like yesterday. It's har for me sometimes to let go that i can't change others . Only myself, and I find myself trying to change how others act and feel. But you can't that is...
    PorcelainDoll PorcelainDoll 16-17, F 1 Response Sep 3, 2008

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