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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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    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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    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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    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

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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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    Try, Try and Try Again

    I'm not good at anything in particular really. I can do a few things pretty good, but I'm not an expert at anything to speak of. I have a job, but I need to try to do better and get a better job and make more money.(update: Jan 2010, still trying to find a better job...
    auz auz 36-40, M 1 Response Sep 19, 2007

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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 16-17, M Apr 17

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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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    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 2 Responses Nov 27, 2007

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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

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    I needed time to get my head together took 4

    months but I feel so much better .
    SexyNightmare SexyNightmare 16-17, F Nov 15, 2014

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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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    I just want people to know, I am a 14 year old girl, and people don't usually listen to someone like me, but rn I want you to stop and listen up, because I'm going to say something...
    mxyxrxni mxyxrxni 26-30, F 2 Responses 19 hrs ago

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    03/08 11:43PM Looking at people, how happy they seem.. And I wonder.. Hadn't they ever felt sad? Lost? Shattered? Haven't they ever felt like they don't belong here anymore? Like...
    Extrano Extrano 18-21, F 21 hrs ago

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    I definitely need to take better care of myself.. I forget to eat or get too lazy to eat, so my weight fluctuates constantly. I forget to drink enough water and have lost...
    boklenHolley7 boklenHolley7 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    For the past two years or so I've been extremely depressed. It seemed my life was just one catastrophe after another. Okay, not a catastrophe, but it was pretty ******. I've...
    Merciers Merciers 13-15, F 1 day ago

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    Day 33 : So here's how things are going to be.. I'm going to be your friend, I'm gonna help you feel better. It doesn't matter what time of the day it is, or how I'm feeling. I'm...
    Extrano Extrano 18-21, F 2 days ago

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    One of my oldest friends hit a rough patch and decided to move "home" so I told her she could stay with me. Not three days in, she already went home with a dude (another really old...
    doggpickle doggpickle 36-40, F 2 days ago

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    I hate it when people think too much of themselves and think they are better than everyone else. I also hate it when people who have money think they are better than those who work...
    iamabigtease iamabigtease 13-15, F 2 days ago

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    It's quite ****** isn't it? You meet someone who you get along with well. You establish a connection with them, let them slowly break down the walls you've built to protect your...
    smraver30 smraver30 18-21, F 7 Responses 3 days ago

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    This will be a veryyyy long experience, but I need help. So I'll try to make it short. My dad was the leader of the church's band. He was there since the beginnings of our church...
    EarlPhantomhive EarlPhantomhive 18-21, F 5 Responses 4 days ago

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    I have half a heart and half a spirit. Because while healing my broken heart and broken spirit I paid the debt with the halves of them. And today I symbolized it. I symbolized...
    Katerinafaith Katerinafaith 16-17, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    For the past year, I have been struggling so hard...trying to find just the least bit of stability in this cold world. I've had like 6 jobs in the past year and its killing me. I...
    SunshineAddict SunshineAddict 22-25, F 6 days ago

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    I would really appreciate a weight loss buddy. I don't have a very encouraging support team at home and it's disheartening. I've lost almost six pounds already and I'm feeling good...
    TeaspoonEm17 TeaspoonEm17 16-17, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    My ex and i broke up a couple of years ago and we both agreed that this relationship is not going to work and being just friends is better. But I love her i always did, and for the...
    comlpicatedguy comlpicatedguy 18-21, M 4 Responses a week ago

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    I was watching one of my favorite movies today and I realized I was a lot like one of the characters. She was kind. Very kind. She didn't hurt people with an words and she helped...
    Lilique Lilique 16-17, F 3 Responses a week ago

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    Heavy is the head that wears the crown Black dog drinks from the water trying to cool his tongue Like the king finds no peace, his work is never done Nightfall, smoke on the...
    nickels513 nickels513 26-30, F a week ago

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    Muted holocaust part 3 "Ah well only few days, I have to head back to my boring job and the hot and humid weather there", I replied. "So, I shall bid you goodbye for now and we...
    Yinandyen Yinandyen 26-30, M a week ago

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    But yet accepted the things I can change I had this person to inbox me once a cheater always a cheater which was kinda hateful to me as I read it but it didn't affect me because I...
    robertl30 robertl30 31-35, M Jul 26

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    It is very hard ... to accept you exist in my work place. At this point of my life, I just wish God will just wipe you off and let you get lost. No I don't hate you but I hate...
    StrongWoman9 StrongWoman9 26-30, F Jul 25

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    If I've learned anything with the years is that "no one is better than you" no one is born in a different way ... and so those who believe that they are better than others and you...
    rb47 rb47 36-40, F Jul 25

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    But it seems like all I'm doing is ignoring it. It's been almost half a year and I'm still crying over it. All I know how to do is distract myself. I really thought I'd be better...
    TrafalgarLaw TrafalgarLaw 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 24

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    My world collapsed right in front me. The shell that was created by my loving parents no longer existed. I thought I had problems but now they seemed like an insignificant whining...
    Yinandyen Yinandyen 26-30, M 1 Response Jul 24

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    I think I look alot better than when I was in my teens. And in general people look better with age, not to say that youthfulness is ugly or anything. But often in our teens and...
    mirkwood86 mirkwood86 26-30, M 1 Response Jul 24

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    Trying to keep my mind right, my soul straight, and my heart strong.
    ImJustANobody ImJustANobody 26-30, M Jul 23

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    23/07/2015 12am Being here and writing helped me at some point. I don't regret anything. But now, it just makes me more depressed. Things got so messed up, and the bad thoughts...
    Extrano Extrano 18-21, F Jul 22

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    For my sons sake I am trying to smile, for my sons sake I am trying to laugh. But once he falls to sleep I cry, because I miss his dad
    AryaLouise AryaLouise 36-40, F Jul 22

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    I want to cut myself right now but I know that i can't. It would be a step backwards that i would use against myself in the future. My husband (who I am Leaving) and i just had an...
    Etheros Etheros 46-50, F 3 Responses Jul 21

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    "Gone too far and yeah, I'm gone again, It's gone on too long, tell you how it ends, I'm sitting on the edge with my two best friends, One's a bottle of pills, one's a bottle of...
    GeneticTrickster GeneticTrickster 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 20

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    I may be better at certain tasks but as a whole im far from being better then anyone. Everybody is different and has different ways. In my openion nobody is better then anybody...
    Averageguy41011 Averageguy41011 41-45, M Jul 19

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    I am just trying to find love. I don't want to be lied to, let on or propositioned. I don't want to seek empowerment through hookups or one night stands, I honour myself and my...
    brightonion brightonion 26-30, F Jul 18

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    And so far it seems hopeless, but I'll keep trying. I'll try to be healthy, happy...Someone I'm proud to be and someone people want to be around. I want to stop being depressed...
    ForeverOnMyGuard ForeverOnMyGuard 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 17

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