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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

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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 6 days ago

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 16-17, F Nov 15, 2014

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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'm trying! I'm trying so hard and you can't see anything!!! Why don't you see what I've done for you?! You only see what I haven't, everything that I have to be, everything that I...
    howdoistopmyself howdoistopmyself 22-25, F 8 hrs ago

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    How do we make the world a better place? Good question. Watching things closely is important. All societies need to monitor what is going on with the people and make thoughtful...
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    On my way to work, trying to push down all my pain. I am trying to be positive. I hope you all have a good day.
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    Today I am feeling a little better my mood is, **** it and **** him!!!!! I hope this feeling last way better then crying all the time.
    Mcarr29 Mcarr29 22-25, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    Well it's more like trying to try to make a change I'm aware that my current mental and physical state won't really change lol so I'm trying to change little things. First I...
    PiecingMeBackTogether PiecingMeBackTogether 18-21 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    That awkward moment when you never learned how to socialize so it's better to be apathetic than to push yourself to talk to people. Can't fail if you don't try. ;)
    StressedRat StressedRat 16-17, F 5 days ago

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    I ain't going to be your dream friend if you want me to always be on your side. I can't not share my voice on something when I've a fully formed experience around something you...
    ASMRLegion ASMRLegion 18-21, T 6 days ago

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    Although I never fully admitted to my parents about being gay, I recently told them admitted that I cannot perform with women (since they continuously ask why I am not married or...
    GoodLookingArabMale GoodLookingArabMale 31-35, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Even though I have a lot of reasons to be upset and have encountered a lot of negative people in life, I'm still trying to rebuild myself to focus on things that make me feel...
    LittleMidnight LittleMidnight 18-21 a week ago

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    I'm seriously trying to accept I can not change her mind. I'm trying to accept I'm a failure as a husband and father. I'm trying to accept the fact she was never really attracted...
    heartbreakhurts heartbreakhurts 36-40, M 2 Responses a week ago

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    And honestly, I don't like it... Deep in the inside, I know it's better to just accept that I'm not nice at all, which is how I've seen myself as for a long time now. I know as...
    Sil833 Sil833 18-21, F 1 Response a week ago

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    Im always biting my damn nails, like its all you can eat buffet.. they always look so torn up and gross lol. I would never let ppl see my hands. Ive been struggling w. this for...
    sabrriinaaax3 sabrriinaaax3 18-21, F a week ago

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    I'm trying to accept that I can't ever been friends with my ex best friend, it's hurts and awkward but trying my hardest.
    mblan11 mblan11 16-17, F 2 Responses Aug 27

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    Just trying to keep my head up. Looking for jobs n trying to get into college at the same time while being homeless is Hard as hell with No Family support or Help what so ever. But...
    smileylove91212 smileylove91212 18-21, F 3 Responses Aug 26

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    Yes I have. I have been through a lot in life. I had lost both my parents when I was six. I grew up at my uncles with the siblings that kept picking on me. I worked hard and got a...
    mickeyboy09 mickeyboy09 36-40, M 11 Responses Aug 26

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    I remember my second year in college I had to take a literature class which required 18 page papers on a novel Aura and how it pertains to certain philosophies. Now don't get me...
    jbm1984 jbm1984 31-35, F 1 Response Aug 25

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    I think i'm more stable now, start recovering from depressing but I still feel negative stuff inside me, some bitterness... anyway I'm going up and I'm trying to not stick to...
    Blackberries Blackberries 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 25

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    When you are basically driving urself insane with searching over and over again for answers to the same repeated questions.....Accept that maybe...the answers are none of ur...
    seenada seenada 26-30, F 2 Responses Aug 25

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    Each day is a struggle. For me, trying to find happiness is like trying to find gold. I have NO friends and no confidence. I can't even talk to girls because of how nervous I get...
    ChrisTheHero ChrisTheHero 18-21, M 3 Responses Aug 24

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    I am a teenager, healthy, and in high school. I am the only atheist in my family, as well as the only one whose hobby is writing. I don't play video games, and writing is pretty...
    RamenTraveler RamenTraveler 18-21, M Aug 23

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    You say you wander your own land But when I think about it I don't see how you can You're aching, you're breaking And I can see the pain in your eyes Says everybody's changing And...
    yahooabcd yahooabcd 26-30, M Aug 23

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    I know I should be a better person than I am. I have anger issues. I have trust issues. I get frustrated easily. I think I have become a loner because of this. I just don't have...
    TravelDreamer TravelDreamer 31-35, F 5 Responses Aug 23

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    I get constant migraines and headaches so I have taken to drinking lots of water and just water on its own, so sadly no more coffee ☕ Hopefully with a clearer head I will be able...
    ThePiggycorn ThePiggycorn 13-15, M 1 Response Aug 22

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    Both of my parents were first in their family to attend college and had high expectations for me to finish. I've been in school for five years and have yet to choose what I want. I...
    breezeee12 breezeee12 22-25, F Aug 22

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    What do you say about something like this? I just feel sad one day and oblivious to the pain the next. Its been a little over 2 weeks now. So yeah I feel a bit better than before...
    xWarriorPrincessx xWarriorPrincessx 22-25, F 2 Responses Aug 21

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    "She says she wants to end it all when she's all alone in her room She cries The way she feels inside is too much for her When all you got is these four walls It's not that hard to...
    wanttobeokay wanttobeokay 13-15, F 3 Responses Aug 21

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    21/08/2015 I've been thinking.. Like, you had your life. What you like, your music, style.. And then.. You meet someone ONLINE! You two move from strangers to more than that...
    Extrano Extrano 18-21, F Aug 20

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