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I Am Working On Changing My Life

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    Its Been A Long Time.....................

    and i've just come back to see what's going on.I found this site by accident,about a year and a half ago.I was an absolute mess.My wife and i had separated,i was living with a friend because i couldnt find a place.I was clinically depressed and basically didnt want to continue...
    takinitwell takinitwell 36-40 Aug 18, 2010

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    So I have been going to school in hopes to become a Pastor. I have been getting plugged in to small groups and really pushing myself like never before with my studies and helping...
    onewhosupplants onewhosupplants 22-25, M Feb 4

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    I don’t know what I am doing with my life anymore. Where to start with what sucks most, I am not sure. Right now I can not pinpoint the root cause of my unhappiness but it seems...
    unknown0605 unknown0605 22-25, F Feb 10

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    I've missed out on so many opportunities to meet new people and do things completely out of my comfort zone, which are good for me, all because I have he worst anxiety around a...
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    I was asked this great question and wanted to share this with all of you: I was wondering. One of my friends on here says "why not choose to be happy?" I totally get that. Because...
    KemiKill KemiKill 36-40, F 6 Responses Feb 14

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    I had a Lot of A lone time. and had a thought provoking Idea...And this thought is that there is No Such thing as Eternal Happiness.. all happiness is Temporal... here is Why...
    Micheael Micheael 26-30, M 2 Responses Feb 19

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    I am working hard trying to change my life right now......it is filled with so much pain and confusion...so many negative things that are tearing me down, along with people who are...
    SassyBabe39 SassyBabe39 41-45, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    I find myself, lost in confusion when it comes to someone. A person I never knew, but a face I've seen in a dream. A dream that showed me a future, a future that has happened. She...
    WarzJack WarzJack 22-25, M 1 Response Feb 14

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    I think u need to change the world one step at a time and that changing the life of one individual is more rewarding then just changing the lives of many
    willowA willowA 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    -one version of it, targeted to financial supplies and free time- I started working while at 16, any kind of jobs, worked through high school, moved out at 18 and continue working...
    alogo alogo 26-30 2 Responses Feb 1

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    I love Operating for APEX, but like every other staffing company you're in the mercy from the nearby marketplace and what interactions the staffing enterprise has with area...
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    I haven't shared this with anyone, but I need to now. I feel comfortable here. I am Epileptic, I have 3types of seizures, they are not under control. I have Absence Seizures...
    Luuz Luuz 41-45, F 10 Responses Feb 17

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    So, for starters, I'm 20 and I live in NC. I'm an Eagle Scout, a college student, and a christian. My life hasn't been one of perfection or glitz and glamour, but it hasn't that...
    MyLifeInANotebook MyLifeInANotebook 18-21, M Feb 8

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    never give up when life gets tough , if u choose to get up and focus what can be improve than you will succeed . patients and persistence always pays off. if u believe that you can...
    minniekoala minniekoala 22-25, F 1 Response 17 hrs ago

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    A friend at work told me that when a woman cuts her hair, she is ready to change. For me it's moving forward and valuing the lessons I have been taught this last year. These...
    starkizzed21 starkizzed21 22-25, F 2 Responses Feb 2

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    They received a job at Geek Squad installing TV's and speakers. The pay back is really good for my area ($twelve/hr). The Better part is they promise you 32 hrs every single week...
    Michael0962opo3 Michael0962opo3 31-35, M Feb 5

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      I came across this forum after searching for advice or similar stories online. Here's my story anyway; I'm about to turn 25 this April and feel completely at a loss with...
    Mardybum1 Mardybum1 22-25, M Feb 5

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    I never take my life serious. I'm just taking it day by day. I keep changing my major. I was a science student in high school, accounting in college, now social science in...
    Jacque1994 Jacque1994 18-21, F 3 Responses Feb 14

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    I have a thought about our own life and existence. Is our consciousness so unique that changing anything of our genotype would make us another person? I mean, if it is changed just...
    DiegoSMarinho DiegoSMarinho 16-17, M Feb 5

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    I know, sometimes we think our life has no meaning, the truth is that we just have to think in a positive way. I always think that I should have a positive role in society, I can...
    wasseem wasseem 26-30, M Feb 17

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    "50 most positive one liners 1. Have a firm handshake. 2. Look people in the eye. 3. Sing in the shower. 4. Own a great stereo system. 5. If in a fight, hit first and hit hard...
    bigboy4chat42 bigboy4chat42 41-45 1 Response 17 hrs ago

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    I hate the way my parents especially my dad thinks he has control over my future. I'm sick of the way he's always telling me how I should live my life but he seems to have...
    kelvinng90 kelvinng90 18-21, M 8 hrs ago

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    I am horribly depressed, but I try to keep my head high. I try to make sure those around me are happy so that can give me a little feeling of hope that I am not unwanted. I...
    OutOfTheOrdinary OutOfTheOrdinary 13-15, F 1 Response Feb 7

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    life's riding is good. You ride down the life's highway... it's a roller coaster you try to have fun along the way no matter how hard it may seem we learn to cherish this life like...
    Phyphy Phyphy 13-15, F 13 hrs ago

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    my dad left us when i was 9... now i live with my mom ans sis.. my mom always scold us and use bad words... she blames us for everything due to some reasons.. but she loves us.. i...
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    My mother has always had a great influence in my decisions in life. From petty things like what clothes to shop to important matters such as my career, she's always had a say in...
    thecasualdilettante thecasualdilettante 22-25, F 2 Responses Feb 17

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    I grew up in a home with neglectful and/or abusive and absentee parents, and as a result I wasn't taught anything about life, and just general life skills that every person should...
    Undeadly Undeadly 41-45, F Feb 6

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    It all started in December. My dad had jaw cancer and my wife and I drove 1,000 miles to be with him and support him for his operation. The cancer was in his jaw and they were...
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    I went to the councilor yesterday. I have depression. I knew this already. She asked me about medication. I declined... I'm already medicated for my PMS (violent mood swings) and...
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    Fear. That is all it started. I have been through a busy childhood. My childishness was early taken away from me, and at a very young age, such as six years old, I learned to act...
    diane1996 diane1996 18-21, F 3 Responses Feb 11

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    I want to change myself I lie and steal and it's like it's apart of who I am but I wish it wasn't. I just want to live a clean wholesome happy life. I'm working on each one by one...
    catema catema 18-21, F Feb 12

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    I honestly do not get it.... what are we working so hard for? What are we trying to do? Why? It feel like I am working as hard as I do and the only good that comes from it is for...
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    That's how I found the love of my life. I love you, baby. "You can't always wait for the perfect time. Sometimes, you have to dare to do it because life's too short to wonder...
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    I no longer wish to die. I was confused. I had no clear vision - many things pull on my time, so many things. And all seem worthy. Now I am not confused anymore, thanks to Aaron...
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    WOW AM ONLY 20 AND BEEN THROUGH SO MUCH SEXUALL ABUSE AND VERBAL ABUSE ALREADY BUT I REALIZE WHEN PEOPLE ARE UNHAPPY IN LIFE THEY TRY TO MAKE YOU MISERABLE TO PLEASE THEIR OWN...
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    My friends find it funny that I claim to have a quarter-life crisis when I'm only 22. But then age is not a determinant now, isn't it? Most of my close friends are on their late 2...
    Boghane Boghane 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 16

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