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I Changed My Life

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    Change Your Own Life...

    Well I first came to EP to seek other people.Maybe to share experiences, give advice and whatnot.But the entire time something was troubling me. I wasn't happy.Suffering from the last relationship I had, being left at the altar was pretty devastating.I also lost all three of my...
    NeoBatou NeoBatou 22-25, M 2 Responses May 11, 2012

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    How I Changed My Life

    NOTE: My memory sucks and all the ages in this are best guesses. I always had a lot of trouble as a kid in school - not with the work, I am very smart and was always top of my class, but with the people. I understand pepole more now, but I can remember being so confused...
    elipso elipso 18-21 1 Response Aug 8, 2009

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    I Found The Strength

    Growing up, I had terrible self esteem. I hated the way I looked. I had no friends. My parents fought constantly about my dad's infidelity. I never even had siblings to share my pain with. Though, thinking about it now, the dark cloud that surrounded my life then did have a...
    amillioncontradictions amillioncontradictions 18-21 3 Responses Jan 5, 2011

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    Whatever

                              whatever   increase & decrease reduce or even release with all this degrees i lost my peace i was sitting in...
    GAPPPPP GAPPPPP 21-25, F 2 Responses Mar 3, 2008

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    No Longer The Shrinking Violet

    As the title implies, I used to be shy. Painfully so. Constantly I'd look through my closet, choosing muted, dull colors out of fear of attracting attention. I thought whatever I had to say was unimportant and boring, that my physical appearance was homely at best, and doubted my...
    RedheadedWhippersnapper RedheadedWhippersnapper 13-15, F Sep 2, 2013

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    I Changed My Life By Being An Athiest (in A Good Way )

    Years ago , I remember the hard times I suffered . Through those times I prayed to the god I used to believe him . I told it that I want to be happier but I never got what I asked for . I then realized that there probaly isn't anything listening to my prayers and there was no...
    liguist04 liguist04 13-15 Nov 6, 2011

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    Imme40 Imme40 31-35, M May 4

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    Change Is Good

    I have changed my life, taken steps down a new path.  I have made mistakes, fallen down and picked myself back up and started walking again. Through these changes I have taken back my life and now I won't give it back up to anyone.  You can jump on my band wagon and...
    loopnscc loopnscc 46-50, M 3 Responses Feb 1, 2010

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    One Step At A Time

    Six months ago I, was not in the best of places. Floating in between jobs, lamenting about a lost relationship and debts hanging over me. Not everything has changed to the way I would like to see it, but it has improved. I found myself a new job, a new partner, new friends and...
    forgetmenots forgetmenots 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 26, 2012

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    Am I Mad

    For too many years than I care to remember I have spent every working day being the big boss - running things - telling others what to do - and generally being in charge of a couple of thousand hard working and committed individuals. Not any more I've cashed in my savings...
    dalesman418 dalesman418 51-55, M Sep 12, 2009

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    Related Experiences

    I used to be the devil himself but I've changed. Even though I've changed I'm not no where near the person I want to be. I've hurt people emotionally and physically. I knew at...
    DeterminedToMakeLifeWorthIt DeterminedToMakeLifeWorthIt 16-17, F 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    My life has changed in the last three years four years even five years. It is still changing. Last night for the first time I hit the ignore button on a call from someone I really...
    Chicgeekgal Chicgeekgal 22-25, F 1 Response 17 hrs ago

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    my name is unkown cuz i will not tell any one about it, may be i am complicated person, but life changes us our life style , immigrating from one country to other to survive, i can...
    goge1797 goge1797 16-17, M Jul 15

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    Hello lovelies. My user name was CharlieSGiesenburg but I changed it to MyOwnSpectrum because it suits me. The spectrum is my life, therefore being my EP. Everything is on here...
    MyOwnSpectrum MyOwnSpectrum 16-17, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I joined this website a long while back because I was going through a very bad time, I was depressed, suicidal and lost. My life has changed now and I still feel funny. I had...
    doctorwhofan doctorwhofan 22-25, F Jul 17

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    I have neglected to write an experience about the most important man in my life. Rarely do I come across someone as extraordinary as him, and although it may be near impossible to...
    PrincessKayleigh PrincessKayleigh 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 18

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    12 years ago i was 6. I wanted to be a doctor. When i was 6 i had no idea what problems i would have to face today. When i was 8 i thought i was the fattest in my class. When i was...
    breakersflow breakersflow 18-21, F Jul 22

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    When life acts like a timeline of the biggest events of your life, when you feel like you're at a crossroads in life, when the clock ticks away the last precious minutes before an...
    TheNextSin TheNextSin 22-25, F 22 hrs ago

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    this video totally changed my life god bless you Kaelynn!by the way the music in the background is Angels on the moon by thriving ivory.
    BenjaminChapman BenjaminChapman 18-21, 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 husband leaving me is the one bug thing that has changed my life. Didn't see it coming at all... Now I'm just trying to find my feet and my way again.
    mssst mssst 36-40, F 4 Responses Jul 8

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    anonymous(but i wont state the place and my name and other people involved in my story i was born in 1992 ,when i was 2years old my mother took to live with my sister granny .i...
    dbali123 dbali123 22-25, F Jul 15

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    My best friend has changed my life tremendously. He has made me realize so much and has made my laugh more than anyone else has. I don't know what I would do without him
    JalenFrankie616 JalenFrankie616 13-15, F Jul 18

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    Recently on EP , I have met a girl who is the best person I have ever known , I can tell her anything , she helps me overcome soo much and I am so grateful that I met her , I know...
    Theworldismyhell Theworldismyhell 18-21, F 6 days ago

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    I am making changes in my life, for the betterment of a new life. I shall keep this old life that I lead but I have grown tired of the routine. So I make the change where needed...
    XnOXnO XnOXnO 18-21, M 11 hrs ago

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    July 6. Step Seven. Humbly asked God to remove our shortcomings. —Step Seven of Al-Anon In the Sixth and Seventh Steps of the program, we become willing to let go of our...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F Jul 6

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    Have changed from sweetlady002 to 00flyaway. I just felt I wanted a bit of a change, not quite a fresh start, but just an adjusment. I'm still me though! Just muddling through...
    00flyaway 00flyaway 41-45, F 2 Responses Jul 13

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    Ahhhh, it's very good to live! I really like my life, and I like to enjoy the little things that life has to offer ..... If I could, I'd travel the world with the boy I love, I...
    Willhelmskinny Willhelmskinny 16-17, M 2 hrs ago

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    What life is.... This is the big complicated question that goes in my mind all the round. Why life takes so many exams and what will be the outcome of these exams. Nobody knows...
    Life26 Life26 26-30, F Jul 2

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    Honestly I just don't know anymore every time I try to be positive on life things just go bad again. Every since 7th grade things haven't been all that but things didn't really get...
    XFallingAngelX XFallingAngelX 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 13

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    --Chronic Underachiever Ever since I can remember, I have been the "smart kid". I would score much higher on tests even though I hadn't studied and other kids have. I was...
    alcool91 alcool91 22-25, M 1 Response Jul 14

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    Emotions: The Emotional Body Lesson By Sharmai Amber "The emotional body is one of the lessons that each Soul must master while they are en-route back to God. It is one of several...
    Aimee17 Aimee17 41-45, F 11 hrs ago

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    It's interesting how many people hold little value to life. But if something happens where their life is threatened, then all of a sudden, they want to life, and have so much to...
    asherjoh asherjoh 36-40, M 1 Response 6 hrs ago

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    One year ago I was the worst person you could think of. My family walked out of my life, my friends walked away, I did things I am ashamed of. The fire department told me to grow...
    DeterminedToMakeLifeWorthIt DeterminedToMakeLifeWorthIt 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 6

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    THE STORY OF A BLIND GIRL :There was a blind girl who hated herself just because she was blind. She hated everyone, except her loving boyfriend. He was always there for her. She...
    smjuap21 smjuap21 22-25, F 2 Responses Jul 9

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    I believe in... that two people can look at the exact same thing and see something totally different. I believe… that your life can be changed in a matter of hours by people who...
    PepperX PepperX 22-25, F Jul 10

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    I have totally messed up my life. I am going no where in life besides mental hospitals for the last three and a half years. I'm never going back to one again..willingly that is. I...
    blahlahblah599 blahlahblah599 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 20

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    I'am sick about my Life. I so lonley, I'am very Fat and i can't loose weigth, I had a girl from France, she changed my Life and she go back France. I hate my Life, but even with...
    carlosaaf carlosaaf 18-21, M 3 Responses Jul 3

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    My name is Asfaq Alam. I am from India. I am currently 23 years old and I live in New Delhi. I am an average looking guy. I want to share my life experience with you and experience...
    AsfaqAlam AsfaqAlam 22-25, M 2 Responses Jul 6

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    This post might be long but I do Hope some people read this. I'll try to make it as short as possible. keep in mind this is NoT a love story maybe it was intended to be once but I...
    rukesh3 rukesh3 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 16

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    To be honest my boyfriend..he used to treat me like ****, like I was his second option, he chooses me over his friends, but honestly I get it, you love your boys, you need to spend...
    annaycarbonneau annaycarbonneau 18-21, F Jul 17

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    I've done everything I can for everyone, but when I need someone to be there for me no ones there. From just being there from someone, giving someone what you need or want, or...
    DeterminedToMakeLifeWorthIt DeterminedToMakeLifeWorthIt 16-17, F 3 days ago

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    Every time I want to give up I look back to how far I came. At times I think it's not worth staying strong, but something always proves to me different. I didn't come this far to...
    DeterminedToMakeLifeWorthIt DeterminedToMakeLifeWorthIt 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 10

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    July 13. God as We Understand God. "God is subtle, but he is not malicious." —Albert Einstein Recovery is an intensely spiritual process that asks us to grow in our...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F Jul 13

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    It feels like I was just a little sixth grader in middle school, but now I'm a junior in high school. Everyone has changed so much. You don't really know who to call your friend...
    halieghnicole halieghnicole 16-17, F Jul 13

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    I'm 20 years old and about to begin my sophomore year of college. I've changed my mind on careers about 5 different times. At first, I wanted to be a journalist, or a writer, and...
    livebyphil4thirteen livebyphil4thirteen 18-21 1 Response Jul 15

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    I feel like my life is already destroyed, I have no idea what to do.... I am going to be twenty-two years old come October. I first went to school to be a massage therapist; come...
    LilMissOptimistic LilMissOptimistic 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 18

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    Even if it's just words of encouragement, advice, or compliments, or even a simple smile it could impact someone's life . I know the customers changed mine by the kindness of what...
    DeterminedToMakeLifeWorthIt DeterminedToMakeLifeWorthIt 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 22

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