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I Am Trying To Find My Path In Life

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    The Wolf Is My Spirt Animal

    For any who read it if you think you can help that would be greatly welcomed and appreciated. I am very plain i do not need much i work a low level job. I have walked away from a lot of oppertunities in life because i feel they are not right. Im am a reader im a writer i chose...
    Mickey241545 Mickey241545 18-21 Sep 11, 2012

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    I Think I Know Where I'm Going But What Will I Do Once I Get There?

    At the age of 41 I just finished my BA. I planned on grad school to be a counselor but I seem to really be dragging my feet and I'm not sure why. I've had a lot of crappy jobs in the past but I'm not currently working and I really am so excited about going to grad school. So what...
    Sherritasworld Sherritasworld 41-45, F Jan 22, 2013

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    My log, December 15, 2013: 2:20 am Oh girl

    this boat is sinking, There's no sea left for me, And how the sky gets heavy, When you are underneath it, Oh, I want to sail away from here, And God, he comes down, down, down, down, down, down..... (Macklemore &Ray) There is too much on my mind today to write it all. Too...
    Alexob13 Alexob13 18-21, M Dec 15, 2013

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    Ever feel bored of the monotony of life?

    Is buying stuff and paying it off all life is chalked to be? I still haven't found what I'm looking for...
    CopperHeart CopperHeart 41-45, F 3 Responses Mar 8

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    I just want to escape my current situation

    and find what i want to do.
    lukehyde1994 lukehyde1994 18-21, M 2 Responses Jun 12

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    Idk what I'm gonna do with my life anymore,

    my best friend is leaving town and it's never gonna be the same again, that frustrates me, not only because of that, I just don't have anything to motivate me in life.
    victoriaalvarez victoriaalvarez 13-15, F 1 Response Jun 12

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    No. Frustrated is where you can't achieve your goal. What do you call it when anything you try and do is met with constant reflections on your performance? Constant dead ends to...
    picklebobble picklebobble 46-50, M 1 Response Jul 4

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    “Life isn't about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself.” ― George Bernard Shaw
    Gracielynn Gracielynn 46-50, F Jul 6

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    New to this lifestyle- after researching this topic via looking on here and the internet. I discovered just how captivating and exciting I find this lifestyle to be. I've read many...
    Iamthecutegirl Iamthecutegirl 18-21, F 7 Responses Jul 10

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    I find my life is boring. I feel sad all the time.my colors inside are dark. I feel like my family doesn't even love me like they use to.
    britney2002 britney2002 13-15, F 1 Response Jun 26

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    Well, it is easy to feel this way, because "they" keep telling your to just run faster, run harder, run with more of your "passion", and it will all be okay. They tell you not to...
    Taurusedi Taurusedi 31-35, M 15 hrs ago

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    I'm glad. That's the first and most important thing I have to say about it all. I remember I was raised with these expectations of how I'd be and I believed them. Maybe I'm wrong...
    fairytalesandspiderwebs fairytalesandspiderwebs 18-21, F 2 Responses 2 hrs ago

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    June 28. When Things Don't Work. Frequently, when faced with a problem, we may attempt to solve it in a particular way. When that way doesn't work, we may continue trying to solve...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F Jun 28

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    June 28. When Things Don't Work. Frequently, when faced with a problem, we may attempt to solve it in a particular way. When that way doesn't work, we may continue trying to solve...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F 1 Response Jun 28

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    July 25. Keep at It. Keep practicing your recovery behaviors, even when they feel awkward, even when they haven't quite taken yet, even if you don't get it yet. Sometimes it...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F 16 hrs ago

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    July 25. Keep at It. Keep practicing your recovery behaviors, even when they feel awkward, even when they haven't quite taken yet, even if you don't get it yet. Sometimes it...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F 1 Response 16 hrs ago

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    I believe we cross paths with the person we are meant to be with until the time is right to be with them..
    Minerva79 Minerva79 31-35, F 2 Responses 6 hrs ago

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    "And I took the one less traveled by and that has made all the difference". Robert Frost I have always loved this poem, especially this line. It is my favorite and I will always...
    katzlaw katzlaw 36-40, F 1 Response Jul 7

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    i keep trying to tell my mum that i don't know any more. when i was little i always wanted to be a nurse but after being rejected from university 3 times and 3 other ones not even...
    makeitsomeday makeitsomeday 18-21, F 6 hrs ago

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    A year after separating from my wife of 14 years and living alone I am ready to restart life again and eager to find my soulmate and partner to build a new life with. I have 4 kids...
    Ready2StartOver Ready2StartOver 41-45, M Jul 9

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    This is from my journal today Yesterday, I was inspired to look into past lives and, a day later, I find myself writing about my meditative experiences. I do not think that I have...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I'd give this life for a new life ..... I often spend alot of time daydreaming about a new life completely void of the reality I've lives for so long I don't think I can honestly...
    Forbiddenkisses Forbiddenkisses 22-25, F 2 Responses 12 hrs ago

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    A little bit of my philosophy... There has been a period during my teenage years where I just couldn't find any meaning to life. I often feel like I still haven't found the...
    kimmy159 kimmy159 22-25, F 3 Responses Jul 14

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    I try my best to fit in with my family but nothing seems 2 work :'(........ at school its the same i changed my whole image just 4 people 2 like me so one day i went as myself and...
    christinababy23 christinababy23 13-15, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    I am trying to keep it together. I am trying so hard not to burst into tears. I am trying not to scream at the top of my lungs that I hate the man you really are. You are not the...
    classynsassy34 classynsassy34 31-35, F 4 hrs ago

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    July 2. Who Knows Best? Others do not know what's best for us. We do not know what's best for others. It is our job to determine what's best for ourselves. "I know what you...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F Jul 2

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    I have always been overweight. Since the time I was 3 or 4, at least. My parents weren't really aware of the impact of food and exercise on your overall health. They are still...
    BlueMoonLuck BlueMoonLuck 22-25, F 6 Responses Jul 15

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    That I will make one of my personal missions for the love of human kind, because I wish I knew this! A narcissist is insecure and compensatively arrogant in various ways. They...
    Gingix Gingix 31-35, F 2 Responses Jul 1

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    July 2. Who Knows Best? Others do not know what's best for us. We do not know what's best for others. It is our job to determine what's best for ourselves. "I know what you...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F Jul 2

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    Someone once told me... In prefer to understand other people, you must first know yourself. Well I know I hate marmite and those ugly croc shoes! Anyone over the age of 10 should...
    Honnibee Honnibee 36-40, F 16 hrs ago

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    After being in hell for the last 2yrs, things are solely starting to get better. I am finding the path that I am suppose to be on and trying to make everything all right!
    sunnysmiles1234 sunnysmiles1234 36-40, F 1 Response Jul 11

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    I make myself drink a glass of water every time before I eat (including snacks). I read that this is supposed to help with weight loss. I don't know if it's working but my skin...
    restitutor restitutor 22-25, F 4 hrs ago

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    Ever since my birth, my way has been laid out before me, ready for each carefree and childish footfall. I never thought anything ill of my life, and I would be content for a long...
    TheLastAngel111 TheLastAngel111 18-21, F Jul 2

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    Ive made a few major decisions in my life so far. When I was 12 I decided to leave my adoptive home in account of the abuse that I was dealing with. In deciding to go live with my...
    xXUnusualXx xXUnusualXx 16-17, F 2 days ago

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    I don't enjoy the career path I chose. I'm not that good at it either. I'm 32 and have no clue what to do with myself. 3 years ago I started college. My plan was to get an...
    Roxvox Roxvox 31-35, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    something that I've never had in 1 freakin relationship, not much counting on it to happen either, not going to stay single the rest of my life but not expecting anything great...
    beca0a1 beca0a1 26-30, F 1 Response 21 hrs ago

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    Lately, I've been craving being a submissive. I miss having that connection. I miss being able to trust someone completely. I thought it was just a phase, but the more I think...
    Cinnamondolce Cinnamondolce 22-25, F 6 Responses 14 hrs ago

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    Are you so pathetic? The baggage you pull behind you no longer hidden from the rest. Your superficial smile. You are trying so hard for what. The punch in the face that always...
    icehopper icehopper 31-35, F Jun 28

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    I feel so unbelievably capable. But it seems like what I had hoped for and expected, isn't occurring. I always wanted to be a young married couple - enjoy that for awhile and...
    milehighHeartbreak milehighHeartbreak 31-35, M Jul 3

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    I started smoking weed when I was 16. My Dad caught me doing it and took my weed. This made me hate my Dad. I acted so mean to him when really he was just trying to keep me safe. I...
    kevin1080123 kevin1080123 18-21, M 1 Response Jul 5

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    My mother is a pathological liar. Its a constant string of sometimes pointless, most often hurtful and ultimately, always destructive, lies. Her lies never breach the realm of...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jul 4

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    July 5. Survivor Guilt. We begin recovering. We begin taking care of ourselves. Our recovery program starts to work in our life, and we begin to feel good about ourselves. Then...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F 2 Responses Jul 5

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    I have purpose in my life and setting up one is difficult cause the needs and desire change with time. It is impossible to have only one goal in life. Im being rich in future is a...
    rom4 rom4 31-35, M Jul 8

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    My log, July 9th, 2014 Sometimes i wonder, why am i here, trying to reach out to people...when they rarely ever reach back. I have had luck with one person, not even in EP, but in...
    Alexob13 Alexob13 18-21, M 2 Responses Jul 9

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    I was dating this guy, and he was a serial cheater and a pathological liar. He would lie about everything from talking to his ex girlfriend, to just minor things. He told me that I...
    misunderstoodgal32 misunderstoodgal32 31-35, F 1 Response Jul 14

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    July 19. Proving It to Ourselves. "I spent a year trying to prove to my husband how much his drinking was hurting me. When I began to recover, I realized I was the one who needed...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F 6 days ago

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    I am trying it will take tons of work on my part. Some things I can give and take whilst other things I just cannot.
    xMisunderstoodgirlx xMisunderstoodgirlx 22-25, F 3 Responses 13 hrs ago

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