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I Am Working On Being Truely Alive

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 117 People

    I Am Working On...

    Finding a reason to smile.
    CrazyHippieChick CrazyHippieChick 22-25 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 18-21, F Feb 11, 2014

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    I went to a 4 day bike event. While I was camping their I meet this amazing lady that I thought was in here late 20's or early 30's. I spent a lot of time talking to her and found...
    johnjoe4824 johnjoe4824 31-35, M 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    I am f-$&ing hating it, I am too skinny for my height, my now ex always put me down for it, I get comments from my family and I get accused all of the time if I have been taking...
    WokenandOpen WokenandOpen 31-35, M 1 Response 7 hrs ago

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    Why? Because when I was younger I was always with someone. I'm left at home with my cat & I'm not scared because I have him. But when no animal or human was around me, I then...
    MyNameIsNotKnown MyNameIsNotKnown 13-15, F 7 hrs ago

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    I learned in life that you need to be sad, you have to understand the fundamental reasons why you get sad. Has anyone seen inside out? Without sadness, you wouldn't appreciate...
    creativePerspective creativePerspective 18-21, M 1 Response 10 hrs ago

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    As hard as it can be sometimes I'm working on how to think and react in a more positive way when it comes to every situation I face in life. I truly believe that your attitude...
    ShesSpiritual35 ShesSpiritual35 31-35, F 4 Responses 23 hrs ago

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    Every time I ask my parents for something I feel guilty. I'm very frugal because my teachers once told us that children where very expensive to take care of, as a result I was...
    Hellooreopie Hellooreopie 16-17, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    Working hard all day, come home, take off everything, put towel on chair. Big glass ice cubes, diet Mountain Dew , run ice cubes all over my body
    lancemowrey lancemowrey 56-60, F 16 Responses 1 day ago

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    I was 17 years old and 3 months pregnant when I met him. I was all alone and so scared. We immediately took to each other and fell in love quick. It wasn't until after I had my son...
    onlyhuman1 onlyhuman1 26-30, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I'm an up and coming swimsuit model from Australia and I work in Canada, Mexico, US, Australia, New Zealand, and a little bit Brazil. I do a lot, but my true dream is to be an...
    MirandaBeachBabe MirandaBeachBabe 26-30, F 4 days ago

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    So, I thought I'd try something new- something I've never done before! I need to have a place to vent- to say what I need to say out loud, but don't have the courage to talk about...
    trying2hard trying2hard 36-40, F 8 Responses 4 days ago

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    I am trying to figure out my life. I had my daughter when I was 16. I'm tired of hearing things like you shouldn't kept your legs closed because 1. everybody makes mistakes. 2. I...
    RileyRed RileyRed 18-21, F 4 days ago

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    Not mine, per say, but my parents, but I do enjoy working in the garden. The roses are my favorite. I just spent a good part of the whole week, weeding, clipping, fertilizing, and...
    michelley1999 michelley1999 18-21, F 11 Responses 5 days ago

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    I am... I'm sorry if I snap at ya for little things but its not my fault! It runs in the blood! :/ and I know that being sassy doesn't help it either but...
    nialler14 nialler14 13-15, F 5 days ago

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    He was a guy I'd noticed as soon as I started working at the department. Dark, handsome and middle eastern. He was in his mid twenties and well fit, great arms, nice round bum and...
    Stanbulboy Stanbulboy 41-45, M 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    Position represents your affiliation and gives you a title. General people would onlly ask you what your position is, not what you are working on. If you have no position, how do...
    ExileMyself ExileMyself 26-30, F a week ago

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    I've got to realize that it takes one step at a time. I've been really focused on my mental health for the last couple years that I haven't really paid attention to my body. I have...
    honestlyanonymouslyme honestlyanonymouslyme 22-25, F a week ago

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    I don't like being alone. I LOVE being alone. Just by yourself, music playing, no distractions, inhaling the fresh summer air... When I'm alone I'm alive
    QuiteReal QuiteReal 18-21, M 2 Responses Jul 21

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    Most of the time, I am able to be a positive person no matter what pain is swirling around inside. After a ten year battle with depression, I have mastered the art of faking a...
    mountainman23 mountainman23 22-25, M 1 Response Jul 21

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    U & Me forever this way www.nidhisuraj.com There are so many Love Stories in this world. Few stories become so famous but few are unsaid and been buried with time. Few...
    evan003 evan003 18-21, F Jul 21

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    U & Me forever this way www.nidhisuraj.com There are so many Love Stories in this world. Few stories become so famous but few are unsaid and been buried with time. Few...
    evan003 evan003 18-21, F Jul 21

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    I'm so sick of it since day one he keeps blaming me for everything and I really think that he has some major issues because he really doesn't see and his mine that a lot of things...
    LuvLostSoul LuvLostSoul 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 20

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    I am too sensitive and I dont like it.I want to change myself and working on it.
    asif25 asif25 22-25, M Jul 20

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    I just recently started working from home!! It's coming slow, but that's okay. I'll make it soon!
    ElenaLockwood ElenaLockwood 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 19

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    I was born four months premature. I weighted 2 lbs 4 ounces and was 15" long. Shortly after I was born, I coded and was legally dead for 3 minutes. The doctor has to cut me open...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Jul 18

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    I am torn between career and motherhood these days. I wanted to work for my family, especially for my child's future. But as I see it, my daughter who is only turning two is the...
    KClassified1990 KClassified1990 22-25, F Jul 18

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    I never really knew that I'd be alive today. Battling major depression is definitely not a walk in the park and there's a lot more to it than "just stop being sad." There was a...
    nikaXo nikaXo 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 17

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    Being the outdoor individual I am, I've always enjoyed scuba diving. It's a new and exciting world down below. During winter months we would both dive as well as use traps for...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Jul 17

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    I've been doing some soul searching, and have been working real hard on changing for the better. Nothing good comes easy!
    emmalay93 emmalay93 22-25, F 2 Responses Jul 17

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    I've been thinking about completely changing my life. By that, I mean changing my entire situation - mostly my job, but possibly my location depending on how my situation turns out...
    AmayaTsuki AmayaTsuki 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 16

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    My life has been havoc since the day I was born... you could say I was born into drama. Because of the things I have unfortunately experienced in my 32 years on this earth it has...
    Janaya83 Janaya83 31-35, F 2 Responses Jul 16

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    I have been a stepmom to two boys, who are now 6 and 10 for nearly four years now. I have my own biodaughter who is 12 and awesome. Neither my husband nor I look forward to our...
    whydopeoplelie whydopeoplelie 31-35 1 Response Jul 16

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    hi i'm new here. i'm izzy :) today i'll be writing about how much i hate my face. i have struggled with acne for 3 years (I'm 14) and I've been using a special acne medicine for...
    moonbewwie moonbewwie 13-15, F Jul 16

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    So, my husband and I have been talking about working out together. We just went to fitness evolution. He seems excited and I am just worried, we will start and then stop. I hope...
    Ildas56 Ildas56 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 15

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    Gang Stalking Disinformation Groups July 13, 2015 If you or someone you know is a victim of gang stalking, (aka organized stalking, multi-stalking, group stalking, revenge...
    goodogstay goodogstay 46-50, M Jul 13

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    Warning: This Will Seem Like A Whining Pity Party. But if you can read through and offer up advice, I need it. I'm at my wit's end. Here's my story in a nutshell: I have PCOS...
    Danielle3668 Danielle3668 22-25 3 Responses Jul 13

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    I've been chatting to this girl for 2 months no and I finally build up the courage to ask her out last week, so I said how about next Saturday as I am working all week to...
    mjlay83 mjlay83 31-35, M Jul 13