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I Am Trying to Do Better

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Ever since this girl first walked into our school for the first time, I couldn't take my eyes off her, and I know I probably wasn't the only one gazing at her beauty. Through my...
    elugo123456789 elugo123456789 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 3

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    Ever since this girl first walked into our school for the first time, I couldn't take my eyes off her, and I know I probably wasn't the only one gazing at her beauty. Through my...
    elugo123456789 elugo123456789 18-21, M Apr 7

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    Ever since this girl first walked into our school for the first time, I couldn't take my eyes off her, and I know I probably wasn't the only one gazing at her beauty. Through my...
    elugo123456789 elugo123456789 18-21, M Apr 7

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    For a little over a year I have been trying to explain the reasons and motivations behind the way I have lived my life since I married my husband. I have never been able to explain...
    isis55 isis55 56-60, F 1 Response Mar 31

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    I'm trying to find God's plan for my life, and let him lead, rather than trying to figure it all out myself, do my own thing, you know. I go to a good university, and am told I'm...
    reluctanthuman reluctanthuman 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 6

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    This won't do. I'm trying to fix me, but I'm in a cage. I want to be free, but my tethers hold firm. What happened to ME? How did I get so lost? Is this happiness I have found even...
    secretsnvrtobetold secretsnvrtobetold 31-35, F Mar 24

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    My feelings are so wrecked and I can't handle this anymore. I'm done trying to make everyone else around me happy before myself. I don't want to be a people pleaser anymore. I've...
    ashley719 ashley719 16-17, F 5 Responses Mar 29

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    I'm figuring out ways to cope with my moods, pretty much every day at the end of the day I just feel.. Down. Kind of a mixture between sad, lonely, just depressed. But I am...
    musicallife998 musicallife998 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 31

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    Trying so hard to be focused and positive...trying very very hard....
    kzambori kzambori 46-50, F Apr 2

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    I have been trying to turn my life completely and quite honestly its been working... like i have a weird sense of calmness in my heart. BUT there are 2 minor problems i have...
    Dimples411 Dimples411 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 4

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    There is so much to an individual. We all have our preferences and likes and dislikes. I am in a state of forgetting and remembering. Having a discussion with someone else...
    todayalways todayalways 46-50, F 1 Response Apr 5

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    I can't get this song out of my head. ❤️ http://m.youtube.com/watch?v=c7NLq5Soq_E "Everybody Knows" It gets harder everyday, but I can't seem to shake the pain. I'm trying to...
    golden8003 golden8003 31-35, F Apr 6

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    I'm always trying to lose weight. I've been like this since I was very young. At this point, I am about a 100lbs. I would still like to skinnier, yes.. I'm about 5'2, but wish I...
    majesticmaddy majesticmaddy 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 9

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    I seem to always struggle with this, It's my third post on this experience in 5 years. glad this site is still here. So much has changed around me, even my eating habits because I...
    XioBlue XioBlue 22-25, F 2 Responses Apr 9

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    I'm friends with the monster that's under my bed Get along with the voices inside of my head You're trying to save me, stop holding your breathMy OCD's conking me in the head Keep...
    squirt254 squirt254 31-35, F 1 day ago

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    I had breakfast today instead of just coffee. I went to the gym. I completed my assignment for a course I'm doing. I sent in two job applications. I am reading the book "Why we get...
    Arcavala Arcavala 31-35, F Apr 8

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    So I'm just going to go on a little rant here (it's a bit long)...there are just some things I need to get out and I don't really have anyone to talk to that would understand..any...
    ashh7 ashh7 18-21, F Mar 23

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    March 24. Appreciating Ourselves. We are the greatest things that will ever happen to us. Believe it. It makes life much easier. —Codependent No More It is time to stop this...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F Mar 24

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    sometimes i let small things get to me, but the last two weeks i have been doing better. think i am on the right path to being happy and the life i want. #livelikeJay
    tristonRy tristonRy 22-25, M 1 Response Mar 26

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    Remember the Peanuts cartoons where Charlie Brown tried and tried to kick the football held by Lucy? Charlie Brown would approach the ball, skeptical and questioning: "If I try to...
    indianoutlaw indianoutlaw 31-35, M 2 Responses Mar 27

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    It's not helping me and I don't need them anymore. I need to find a better outlet for stress, but the only problem is I am super edgy now. I am going crazy and it has only been 72...
    imryll imryll 18-21, F Mar 28

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    I suffer from CRPS. I have two daughters 6 & 2 w/my husband of 7 yrs. my husband has gone behind my back 7 times and was talking to other women including ex gf. This past February...
    RWard711 RWard711 31-35, F Mar 29

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    I recently began studying more about spirit science. It made everything make more sense to me including every religion I have studied. I feel more aware of things and less worried...
    WiltedorchidakaNaomi WiltedorchidakaNaomi 26-30, F Mar 31

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    I started this "diet" four days ago and so far I lost 4 pounds.... which brings me down to 339. That's the heaviest weight I've seen on here and it's also the heaviest I have ever...
    Lapoeta2nv Lapoeta2nv 22-25, F 5 Responses Mar 31

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    I feel pretty good. I've noticed quite a few differences in myself since beginning this diet. I feel more awake during the day. I feel like I need to take a nap or lay down or...
    Lapoeta2nv Lapoeta2nv 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 1

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    A best friend who I care about much decided about a month ago leaving our friendship would be the first thing for him. I agree with his reasonings and I have my own as to why...
    PenandMind PenandMind 18-21, F Apr 2

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    I m trying hard to exercise while maintains my femininity because I feel I lost part of me in the past year while studying my PhD. I felt not beautiful and not good enough
    rrmal88 rrmal88 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 4

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    My Mom loves my sister more than me. She treats her better and gives her more. The only thing I can do to make her happy is to have good grades and to clean the house. I'm just her...
    lunamoon2435 lunamoon2435 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 8

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    Physical pain is something that I can see, therefore I know given time the scars or bruises will go away. But emotional pain, I know it's there but I don't know what to do. No...
    AriannaG AriannaG 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 9

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    I'm also sick of hearing : I understand It will get better I know how you feel
    akaShaun akaShaun 18-21, M 7 Responses Apr 9

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    I should've known that you'd use me. Your such a *****! I was just your play toy and that's it, you said you "love" me we'll guess what...that's complete sh*t!!! I'm done with you...
    bulimicbixtch49 bulimicbixtch49 13-15, F Apr 11

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    I find that the way I feel right now is so much worse than my friends and family realize. Even interacting with them upsets me. Perhaps I am jealous... that they are happy or at...
    mimileelee mimileelee 36-40, F Apr 12

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    Ladies and Gentlemen of the class of ’99 If I could offer you only one tip for the future, sunscreen would be it. The long term benefits of sunscreen have been proved by...
    ifilayhere ifilayhere 31-35, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    Well, tomorrow is the big day... I start my Clomid, Estradiol, and Crinone cycle for the first time. I'm feeling a little nervous. There doesn't seem to be much information on...
    AquarianShe AquarianShe 26-30, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    Ya know. I've been crushing on this guy for a year and a half and he's been crushing on my friend for like two years. Now that they both know for sure I like him. It's like they've...
    7Bird 7Bird 16-17, F 4 days ago

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    I've been feeling very sad and down lately, and now I'm sick of it. The occasional sadness that happens once in a while that is okay, everyone has times where they're sad for a few...
    CactusHugger CactusHugger 18-21, F 3 days ago

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    I am a 40 year old guy. I'm married and have a 9 year old son. I am better friends with my wife than a lover. In fact sex has been an issue since she was pregnant. We haven't slept...
    kpm666e kpm666e 36-40, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Ever since I went off to college and started going through my partying faze, no one sees me as an adult. I am studying in college to become a PSW, I make better decisions, I don't...
    maskedandforeversearching88 maskedandforeversearching88 22-25, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    i am trying to come to terms that i cant become a mum yet due to my health and i am finding it hard to cope with cause i am have wanted to be a mum since i was 18 now i am 23 and i...
    westlife213 westlife213 22-25, F Apr 2

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    People have an amazing way of shaping your perception about yourself. I have struggled my whole life with issues either about body image, confidence, academic performance or other...
    maddyha maddyha 22-25, F 3 Responses Mar 22

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    I am trying to drink more water. I am a milk addict and its not good. Water just gets so boring after a while but i always get terrible headaches and my friend asked me if i drink...
    Anaaaaa345 Anaaaaa345 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 30

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    I don't really want to. I'm honestly sick of trying. I want to lay down, give up, and wait for the end. Problem is, I let people in who helped me instead of giving me more reasons...
    Sinaname Sinaname 26-30 1 Response Mar 31

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    Trying being the operative word. It's not easy to change what has become a habit of mine a habit built up over years, negativity it comes easy to me. It's easier to believe, easier...
    acquiredtaste acquiredtaste 26-30 Apr 1

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    I'm not sure if some of us are born like this and it's ok to feel this way everyday but I'm so unhappy. From childhood I wasn't able to just sit and be happy everything felt heavy...
    charliann charliann 22-25, F 2 Responses Apr 13