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I Am Working On Being Truely Alive

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 115 People

    I Am Working On...

    Finding a reason to smile.
    CrazyHippieChick CrazyHippieChick 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 5, 2011

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    Alive

    These past 2 years I have felt so dead inside.  I do not know if it is the fear of getting older, what I gave with my family and have nothing in return or just the feeling of being let down, and used. But I have set some goals for myself this week and I am...
    tatteredwings tatteredwings 36-40 7 Responses Mar 29, 2009

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    First Step

    Yesterday was just an ordinary day. I did not dread it. It was around 7pm and I got on the bus and went shopping. The sky was filled with dark clouds and pieces of sunset. The air was moist and "beachy". I was calm and content buying groceries. I happen to look in the jewelry...
    LovelessDeluxe LovelessDeluxe 22-25 Sep 14, 2011

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    Life Is .......

    Life is happening, love it.Life is love, feel it.Life is spirit, nurture it.Life is laughter, enjoy it.Life is happiness, strive for it.Life is opportunity, benefit from it.Life is beauty, admire it.Life is bliss, taste it.Life is a dream, realize it.Life is a challenge, meet it...
    Annikka Annikka 51-55, F 2 Responses Jun 21, 2012

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    Alive...

    I have been living a dream for the past two years. Doing what ever i could to block out the world. In other peoples eyes i was living, doing things they didn't dare. But truely living is feeling things, anything! I want to wake up and start living properly... I wan't to...
    Tool88 Tool88 18-21, F May 12, 2010

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    I'm just always trying to find the meaning in

    things.I have bouts of suicidal depression at time but it's always overcome by just the vivacious mess of being alive the feeling of hope movies and books and tv shows and just people really give me. I have this intense phobia of wasting my life away or looking back and feeling...
    rawanabanana rawanabanana 16-17, F Feb 11

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    FindItKeepItLoveIt FindItKeepItLoveIt 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 12

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    Well when my mom was pregnant with me she was so happy cuz she has PCOS and basically it has a lot of health problems so it is very rare for people with that condition go have a...
    liajip liajip 13-15, F Oct 24

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    LIFE Life what is it. The Word as it self is pretty simple just a one sylable Word, simple. The truth is life its pretty simple, I mean most of mine has been a big fact stinking...
    CarolinaS1 CarolinaS1 16-17, F Nov 1

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    this is a painful relationship. it all started because my sister died in a car accident and my spouse was the last person she knew. he claims that while she was sick with a...
    LitamalianTherpo LitamalianTherpo 26-30, M Nov 8

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    So while I was exploring different groups I found. some that were centered around hating being black, more specifically a black woman. I did not know how to respond. I wish there...
    IndecisiveLateBloomer IndecisiveLateBloomer 18-21, F 5 hrs ago

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    I am a woman and I love being a woman. I would not have it any other way, I would hate being a guy because I have to much fun being a woman when shopping.
    mississippiblondegal mississippiblondegal 36-40, F 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    For me, being naked plays a large role in feeling happy and really alive!
    xxxtop xxxtop 36-40, M 1 Response Oct 28

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    When I was a little kid, my dad was always in and out of my life. I was happy that he was in it and that he was with my mom....Untill he did things...he started pushing me around...
    Blank593 Blank593 18-21, M 1 Response Nov 7

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    I love the feeling of being shirtless. Feels SO good to have the breeze blow across my bare chest. Also, having the wind blow my chest hair tickles. Gives me a feeling of being...
    JamieSports JamieSports 41-45 Nov 1

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    BokwaI have worked out at the gym for years....up to 6 plus hours per week. Unfortunately, the last 3 gyms I have belonged to have closed within the past 2 years. My current gym...
    akindheart akindheart 56-60, F 5 Responses Nov 5

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    i have friends, i really do. some of them i can relate to so well and others i just wanna punch half the time. but i can never be truthful with them. they only know half my story...
    LoveLessOne97 LoveLessOne97 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 9

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    I love being a mom too, but I'm having am issue! My 4 year old is in preschool, and goes to the bathroom at school with no help. But, when we're home, she constantly whines...
    BuggsMom BuggsMom 26-30, F 1 Response 7 hrs ago

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    A good friend of mine and me were hanging out in his backyard with some rope he found in his garage. He challenged me that I couldn't escape from his rope-tying skills. After tying...
    beachfoot12 beachfoot12 22-25, M 1 Response 7 hrs ago

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    Hello, i have two wonderful children, my son is 7 and daughter 10. I love my job being a mom, even though it is tough. Can get boring and lonely at times being a single mom, hope...
    katemomoftwo katemomoftwo 36-40, F 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    You live only once ! Seize the day! Time and Tide waits for none!....We have heard many quotes in life which emphasis on how one should try to live in the moment..but we...
    ThisIsMeYeah ThisIsMeYeah 18-21, F 5 Responses Oct 26

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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 3 Responses Oct 29

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    I need to stay alive for the next 17 years at least. I have a 1 year old son. My husband gets acute short psychosis for 1-2 weeks when there is too much stress. For example some...
    LittleAnt LittleAnt 31-35, F Nov 10

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    Tekken bang up has said he's alive on assorted new projects, and that he hopes to bare two or three of them in 2014--but it's absurd that any of them will be Tekken 7. In an...
    fifacoinsarc fifacoinsarc 22-25, F 5 days ago

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    i hate being stuck in an office for 8 plus hours. u never get to leave on time anways, at least in my line of work, or its just frowned upon. i just dont understand how ppl go...
    blahblah2789 blahblah2789 36-40, F 1 Response Oct 23

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    Im always in an emotional breakdown when I'm having my period. Like yesterday i just got back from hospital because of my painful period. I felt like its the end for me. It felt...
    agone agone 26-30, F Oct 25

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    Everybody knows that life is so short...in between birth and death,we do many things.In this things,The most common one is thinking about others..example..he has got good house,car...
    vithun vithun 18-21, M Nov 6

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    Yes I'm an Introvert & that means I enjoy small intimate settings rather a noisy crowd. I love the sound of the nature instead of the noisy city. I can be shy at times but after a...
    DaCreativeChild DaCreativeChild 22-25, F 7 hrs ago

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    I miss being held and cuddled with :(
    tigersfan195 tigersfan195 18-21, F 3 Responses 6 hrs ago

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    I love being a mom. My kids are great. They are the biggest blessings I ever had come into my life.Love waking up everyday and seeing my kids happy and healthy.
    debbieeee2014 debbieeee2014 36-40, F 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    I just like no disturbance. Like all the time to myself. Do whatever I want, but sometimes I like company whenever I feel like it. I hate it when others see I'm doing something or...
    gnarlyaf gnarlyaf 18-21 49 mins ago

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    I have this new job and I have a new family. So many new events in my life and it makes me feel so alive and well. I may birch and I may not know where all this is going. The ride...
    easterbaby88 easterbaby88 26-30, F 1 Response Oct 24

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    There are other people that deserve to be alive but are not given the chance to have another day, another hour, another minute or even a second. While I'm here suffering from...
    MaryJay712 MaryJay712 16-17, F Oct 25

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    Yes... I am loud.. I make noise, I am alive, I let you know that I am either enjoying it or tell you how to make it even better. I am not the kind you take home to mom's house and...
    Mirais31 Mirais31 31-35, F 16 Responses Oct 25

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    When I was 12, my former stepdad attempted to rape me. I slept with a kitchen knife under my pillow, he tried molesting me in my sleep and threatened me so I won't tell anyone. I...
    akeginu akeginu 31-35, F 2 Responses Nov 1

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    To be honest I don't know why anyone is alive... What's the point in love and hate, jobs, money, sex, family, people. These things wouldn't exist without humans to experience them...
    spotofhope spotofhope 13-15, F Nov 4

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    I'm like in love with 2pac!!! He's bae! I seriously wish he was still alive cause I'd love to meet him!! :)
    PrincessKylieP PrincessKylieP 16-17, F 1 Response Nov 8

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    It seems to be getting worse in these times of economic hardships.I know its not just an issue of black&white ppl and yes i know local white ppl can&do suffer racism and that is...
    geekoftheweek geekoftheweek 26-30, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Did you know that Ebola doesn't just kill people ? The Ebola virus is accountable for whipping out 90% of the Western low land gorilla . These magnificent animals show the...
    jacqueline212 jacqueline212 16-17, F 6 days ago

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    I am not a victim...everyone's circumstances are both self-dictated and the result of other people's words or actions. I have been "alone" for about three years now after the end...
    AntiquitusBlue AntiquitusBlue 41-45, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    This last week/weekend has been an accomplishment! I've been working hard on my schooling, my last two years of school were not so great. But now I am working hard to get the best...
    mstv1112 mstv1112 13-15, F Oct 25

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    I'm too nice and too damaged. I've alway take care of other people before myself. I realize that I'm a people pleasing and its a method of survival that I learned as a child but...
    newasexy newasexy 26-30, F Nov 3

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    As far as I can think back I have always been underestimated & look down upon. Many kids tease me & I was always the outcast of any group including my church. It was rare if I was...
    DaCreativeChild DaCreativeChild 22-25, F Nov 7

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    I’ve been working as in-charge director in somewhere, and it was not easy to be the first and the most successful member there. Now, I’m searching for a better place or just...
    Modyf Modyf 26-30, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I’ve been working as in-charge director in somewhere, and it was not easy to be the first and the most successful member there. Now, I’m searching for a better place or just...
    Modyf Modyf 26-30, M 1 day ago

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    I'll tell you, there are few things I love more on this earth than working from home. I kind of fell into the work-at-home model while in another career field, but now that I'm...
    amorousvoyager amorousvoyager 46-50, M 1 Response Nov 2

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