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I Am Trying to Do Better

Tell us about what you have been doing to improve yourself 80 People

    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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    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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    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 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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    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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    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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    I am in my early 40's and don't know if I am experiencing what people jokingly call mid life crisis. I am very shy in small or large social group situations, including my work...
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    I'm 22 years old and my Birth Mother is 38 years old. The one thing that I am trying to come to terms with and understand and accept. Is that my Birth Mother is a drug addict and...
    mikaleigh mikaleigh 22-25, F 3 Responses 1 hr ago

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    How do I STAY motivated to workout? especially since its getting colder outside in the winter months. Is it crazy to try to eat healthy in the winter when everyone is trying to...
    beccaishere89 beccaishere89 22-25, F 4 Responses a week ago

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    This is my 4 day without smoking. I have tried in the past to stop smoking but this time it is FOREAL>>>>> :0 My goal is to not smoke weed for the next 3 months. I quit my job...
    Homeristhebest Homeristhebest 31-35, F 3 Responses Oct 5

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    I am always trying to make this world a better place for everyone. I don't see color, religion, sexual preference I see everyone as inhabitants of Earth. Life is like a pond and...
    ultimatehacker ultimatehacker 26-30, M 2 Responses Oct 17

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    i am 34 and i fall for a younger guy. we are not in a relationship but we act like we are into it. he said he does not want commitment because he want to be careful this time he...
    andromache123 andromache123 31-35, F 3 Responses Oct 6

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    ... and these are the things I'll never say to you. I can feel your struggle; you're terrified. You want me around because I take it away for you and make you content. I watch you...
    Heather1234567 Heather1234567 26-30, F Oct 16

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    I am in a relationship with a female. I never ever thought I would start dating a female until this one girl asked me to kiss her and if we feel the spark to pursue it. We kissed...
    moeco moeco 22-25, F 3 Responses Oct 17

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    My boyfriend has been gone to jail for almost 3 weeks, tomorrow I am going to see him for the first time since he left. He has less then three months left and its just difficult...
    Fkinnon Fkinnon 22-25, F 6 Responses 5 days ago

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    I think one of my keys to being a better person is focusing on my strengths. I know, I know it sounds like corporate BS, but think about it. Everyone has weaknesses so why expend...
    gmeza98 gmeza98 51-55, M 1 Response Oct 1

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    As a small business owner, you probably know there is no such thing as a perfectly smooth product roll out. Combined with that, you are also sure to wind up with unexpected...
    edr567 edr567 26-30, M Oct 3

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    As I look back at the life that is behind me, at one point, I felt like I was really on track with being the person who I wanted to be... When I was around 11 or 12 years old, I...
    TrailrunnerMN TrailrunnerMN 31-35, M 2 Responses Oct 9

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    On the recent terrorist killing in Canada RIP Nathan Cirillo Our thought patterns shape not only our own lives but create our shared reality. Life is inherently unequal and...
    Faerylight Faerylight 41-45, F 17 Responses 6 days ago

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    A better description would be 'I am trying to break vicious habits' because I have a tendency to inflict injury upon my own moral character, through my own vice, periodically. I...
    Philonous Philonous 18-21, M 1 Response Oct 16

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    I'm trying my best to lose weight... around 20lbs... 25lbs. So I'll have the ideal weight for my height... and to feel better, in how I see myself and my well being.
    theghostofsabotage theghostofsabotage 22-25, M 1 Response a week ago

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    hi, upon reading some of the experiences for days here in EP i decided to share a bit of my life.. I met this man on-line, i decided to find someone on-line because there are lots...
    ShadesofWhite67 ShadesofWhite67 26-30, F 2 Responses 9 hrs ago

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    Hello everyone, it's my first post here....and here it is: Few years ago I had stroke. Strong one, followed by NDE. I recovered completely....they said I am OK now. While still on...
    XanaxBabe XanaxBabe 26-30, F Sep 30

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    I am always trying to be a better weapon today than I was yesterday. Even if I was a good person yesterday, I want to be a great person today.
    iamfanciest iamfanciest 26-30, M 1 Response Oct 11

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    I woke this morning feeling way better I'm learning to accept the fact that it's over. Last night I burned everything that reminded me off him .i feel way better
    xoxobi xoxobi 18-21, F 6 Responses Oct 12

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    This should go without saying, but I really do want to be a better person. I'm not a bad one, there's room for improvement, of course. I have been striving to improve myself and...
    SinimanCheryl SinimanCheryl 41-45, T 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    I feel the same way but that doesn't seem to make things any better. There are days I'm so sick of it all I don't want to leave my bed much less actually leave my house. Hopefully...
    Bela21 Bela21 41-45, F 1 Response Sep 30

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    My husband is not the man for me. I have been with him for 17 years and whilst he has some good qualities it's the bad ONE that I can't live with. He's a drunk. Mind u according to...
    Cflo Cflo 41-45, F 5 Responses Sep 30

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    I'm slowly but surely going to get past this. I know it. I have to. I have better things ahead. I just know 😌😇
    deldel87 deldel87 26-30, F Sep 30

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    I honestly don't know what my sexuality is. I had crushes on both guys and girls growing up. In middle school I was crazy about boys but some times few girls who seemed masculine...
    Mycah82 Mycah82 31-35, F 4 Responses Oct 3

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    I am trying to improve myself all the time.
    mother1983 mother1983 26-30, F 3 Responses Oct 3

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    Have You Ever Felt That If You Cant Change Something Its Better Off Left Alone? Who Felt This Way? -Feed Back
    tanasia tanasia 18-21, F 6 Responses Oct 4

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    You're gone and I gotta stay High all the time To keep you off my mind Ooh-Ooh Ooh-Ooh High all the time To keep you off my mind Ooh-Ooh Ooh-Ooh Spend my days Locked in a haze...
    howsab howsab 31-35, F Oct 5

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    I mean today didn't go as planned but what ever tomorrow will be better .. Hopefully fingers crossed people Sweet dreams , Dreamers ~cs
    chahneet chahneet 16-17, F 2 Responses Oct 6

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    Give me the strength to not lean or collapse. Give me the strength to not cave to my nagging heart, and to instead follow what I know is the better path.
    NotFirstNotLast NotFirstNotLast 18-21, F 2 Responses Oct 6

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    (using google translate) i don't know why but i think i have nothing but stories that i write here that are sad or something 0.o um.. i really am trying to help people and protect...
    killercukee killercukee 18-21, M 3 Responses Oct 11

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    I just can't get over the fact that I have asymmetrical face. 😓 it annoys me all the time for the fact that when I speak my right upper lip goes up and the other one stay in...
    vivaalinda vivaalinda 22-25, F 7 Responses Oct 12

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    I am a mother of three beautiful daughters. My oldest became very ill in 2011. She almost died. She had surgery. She was septic. She was in a coma for three days. She was married...
    pinefire pinefire 46-50 1 Response Oct 13

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    It's so hard being around all the negative people in the world. I'm ready for new adventure, good times meant to be lived. No more tears. I'm so excited to get to know the new...
    LastofmyKind LastofmyKind 26-30, F 1 Response Oct 13

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    It's hard to accept it. It's been over a year and I still think about her. My friend showed me a recent photo of her yesterday and everything just crumbled. She seems like she has...
    slashy11 slashy11 26-30, M 1 Response Oct 13

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    I'm trying as hard as I can but it's still not good enough. I guess he's just not happy with me
    gummball gummball 18-21, F 3 Responses Oct 14

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    If you continually worry about why you'll find it a waste of energy. Better to concentrate on how you respond.
    picklebobble picklebobble 46-50, M Oct 18

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    I miss him so much carmen I wish I can go back in time and make everything better.
    Hjmm26 Hjmm26 41-45, F 2 Responses Oct 18

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    My appearance is something I continuously struggle with every day of my life. But it has to change. Not me- I don't have to change, but my view, my PERSPECTIVE of myself NEEDS TO...
    queercutie queercutie 16-17, F 5 Responses Oct 19

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    I am untangling years of emotional guilt and damage while trying to find my calling and maintain a career. I had a great paying job, left it because of a ****** boss, and, while by...
    jakeasaurusrex2 jakeasaurusrex2 22-25, M Oct 21

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    Lately I've been thinking about finding a job after college. It's my third year and it's getting real close. I am an environmental science major but I want to focus on marine...
    steve0629 steve0629 18-21, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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