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I Destroyed My Life

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    Destroyed It But Now Picking Up The Pieces...thanks To All On Ep!!

    I hated every choice I made down this horrible life of mine.. down to every little last detail. Even though I contemplated ever choice like it was life or death... I still ended up choosing the wrong path everything and anything I did  was the wrong decision the wrong way or...
    dejin1 dejin1 22-25, M 4 Responses Aug 8, 2011

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    Born For What?????

    I've destroyed my life and made life hard for my wife and kids. I about a month or two I'll be dead. I was born in poverty, went to prison and once I got out I did well but messed that up. I am now unemployed and facing time in prison again. I won't go back I'd rather kill myself...
    Dkinloch Dkinloch 46-50 1 Response May 6, 2012

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    The Price Of A Woman

    I will keep this introduction short. In November 2007 I ran into one of my ex girlfriends. I had gone over to her apartment the day she was moving. I thought it was some sort of fate for us to be together. This turned out to be the beginning of the end of my life as I knew it...
    Overbent Overbent 56-60, M 1 Response Dec 19, 2011

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    Unable To Consistently Do The Right Thing...

    I quit cub scouts, boy scouts, high school, college (several times) , the military, and at some point everything that I have ever started. I married the wrong woman for the wrong reasons. Now I have 3 children that look to this irresponsible idiot (me) to...
    unable unable 41-45, M 2 Responses Nov 30, 2009

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    Destruction Destroy Destroyed

    Where do I start? About a year and a half ago my life seemed ok. I wasn't exactly happy but I was ok. I had my own decent place, made decent money, my own car and could afford to go have a little fun here and there. The only problem is that I was alone, very alone. Well I finally...
    Broken28 Broken28 26-30 3 Responses Sep 29, 2012

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    My Past Wont Go Away

    My story starts with a horrible childhood.. I was only 1 when my parents split, my mom ran off with me and my sister to the other side of the country. The next man she married was an alcoholic with an anger problem. He used to beat her and break things all the time when he was...
    pv2jv pv2jv 16-17 1 Response Feb 6, 2012

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    I Have Destroyed My Life And Am Bringing Others With Me .......

    You know that point in you get to when you are utterly devastated and can't seem to make sense out of anything. Well, that's me at the moment.I have never been much at ever making the right choices, I have long since given up on that idea. Hardheadedness and luck pretty much have...
    timbit3480 timbit3480 46-50 2 Responses Sep 23, 2011

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    All Because of Her...

    So, to start off, my name is Tyler Joyce. I am 13 and I live in redmond, OR. What im about to say is a very depressing story about what I have gone through in the past 7 months. I was on top of the world. I had a ton of freinds, a worry free life, and a girlfreind that I loved...
    Rockerdude22 Rockerdude22 13-15 8 Responses Jan 26, 2009

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    I want to confess that did 3 big mistakes in my

    life - 1.Love 2.Marring the person I love despite his threat given just 18 days before wedding, that, I'll have to bear the stress & taunts given by his parents & sisters all life, else cancel the wedding. 3. Resigning my Job & destroyed my professional life just to relocated...
    amshubha amshubha 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 11

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    The past isn't something to dwell on.

    .. it leads to insecurity and mistrust in others... the times I needed you most you ran away from me, the times you needed someone to talk to I opened myself up, the times you called for me I called back, the night with silence was the night I called for you
    sch4denfr3ude sch4denfr3ude 18-21, M Feb 20

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    AsfaqAlam AsfaqAlam 22-25, M Jul 6

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    I am a 50 year old woman, and I've just about destroyed any hope for happiness or success in my life. For years I took care of my elderly parents. Everyone else's needs came...
    LonelyGirlOhio LonelyGirlOhio 46-50, F 2 Responses Jul 15

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    So, I already posted this story before but in another Teen Mom comunity, but I decided to post it here too. Just saying because maybe you've read it before? haha idk When I was 15...
    VioletandCaleb VioletandCaleb 16-17, F Jul 11

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    I was so excited to get home to write to all of you following my story. Not excited given my situation, but excited for the chance to maybe help some of you going through what I am...
    RiseAbove222 RiseAbove222 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 3

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    In January, I stupidly decided I was fine to drive and got a DUI. My BAC was .083, just above the legal limit. I was not pulled over under the suspicion of drinking and driving...
    marmie123 marmie123 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 4

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    I have let my parents hit me with a wooden spoon from age 4-12 when I was not misbehaving and that makes me mad that I sometime break stuff which makes my harassers and bullies...
    Miserablechildhood Miserablechildhood 13-15, M 2 Responses Jul 2

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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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    I lost everything because of them. Best friends, good times and great feelings. they boss me around all day and show no respect and they want respect from me?. I would run away but...
    ayers28 ayers28 13-15, M 2 days ago

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    I've been married for 28 years. My children are grown up. My husband is out going, life and soul, hard working but I'm lost. I feel conditioned which is maybe my fault. I...
    simply44 simply44 51-55, F 8 hrs ago

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    I believe people people come into our lives for a reason. Sometimes to make us feel better and lift our fallen and battered spirits. To bring and laughter. To make us realize that...
    brokenscarred brokenscarred 36-40, F 1 Response 56 mins ago

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    I met a woman more perfect than I could have dreamed, married her, loved her every day, fathered 3 children with her, a perfect home and good job, close to the rest of my family...
    darb415 darb415 41-45, M 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    I have always wondered what the point of life is. To exist by conjoined atoms surrounded by negatively charged electrons. Despite centuries of reflection and 6 billion people alive...
    BrainnahGrace BrainnahGrace 13-15, F 4 Responses 8 hrs ago

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    July 31. Letting Go of What We Want. "For those of us who have survived by controlling and surrendering, letting go may not come easily." —Beyond Codependency In recovery, we...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F 8 hrs ago

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    Life itself is an adventure. I always encourage to take risks instead of the "what if" questions. Do something new but legal. New experiences bring adventures.
    PeaceBatman PeaceBatman 22-25, F 46 mins ago

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    I THINK this is what the meaning of life is. The meaning of life is to make your dreams come true. Your lifetime is devoted to making yourself happy. If you aren't happy in your...
    Leea479 Leea479 13-15, F 2 Responses Jul 18

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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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    I have learned soo much about life,my life to the point am in love with my life. Everyday I look around,and memories of what I have gone through,comes flooding back. My struggles...
    code254 code254 26-30, M 1 Response Jul 5

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    Yet life is good and teaches me everything that I need. I am a terrible pupil, often I resent my lessons often I tell life that it is mean to me, yet it never deserts me, never...
    mickyisback mickyisback 51-55, M 1 Response Jul 8

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    Hehe ;) :3 Story Of My Life By: One Direction Written in these walls are the stories that I can't explain I leave my heart open but it stays right here empty for days She told me...
    becca9011 becca9011 16-17, F Jul 12

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    I have my life as before and after 1991.Before I was conservative ,I liked Rush Limbaugh, was sexist ,racist, mean and would fight verbally and some times physically. I was also...
    tom67890 tom67890 46-50, M 4 Responses Jul 13

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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 1 day ago

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    There's days that I feel lost. No where to go or turn to. Not knowing what's the out come sometimes I feel alone in my life having hundreds of relatives that love and adore me. Yet...
    natashaxxs natashaxxs 31-35, F 5 Responses Jul 3

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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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    It's all about Life perspective!It's all about believing, control and power!If you believe that life can get better than you take control to make it better and therefore have the...
    MilweePetite MilweePetite 18-21, F Jul 6

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    We often go about life forgetting some simple truths that lets us know that our life is important and we need to value it to make it worthwhile. So here is a reminder.. There is...
    valerian777 valerian777 41-45, M Jul 7

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    When i think back to ever  single moment  in my life i have to say that i have no life and no  reason for being here. All memories i have  are bad ones never good ones.  I...
    Yollie10575 Yollie10575 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 13

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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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    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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    HELP!!!!!! I really really need someone's help! I have no clue what to do with my life! But my situation is very unique! I have asked parents what they did when they where like...
    LoveisBeautiful5013 LoveisBeautiful5013 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 14

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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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    One soul in one body . One heart . One feeling . That's me I've came from along journey of life till this day . One by one & each person that I met or talked to . Everyone I...
    lordeley952 lordeley952 18-21, M Jul 15

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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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    I'm 23 years old, turning 24 soon and I don't know what I want to do with my life. I don't know what kind of career that I want to pursue. I'm working part-time but I mostly just...
    randomobscurity randomobscurity 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 15

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    When I pay attention to all of the good small things in life, I find that they far outweigh all of the negative, and it makes me feel much happier with a positive outlook. Most...
    PunkinH2O PunkinH2O 31-35, F 1 Response Jul 16

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    Today I worked up feeling blue. My heart is heavy. I just feel the weight is on my shoulders. It's not about no guy. Every time a woman writes about feeling sad, people...
    natashaxxs natashaxxs 31-35, F 2 Responses Jul 19

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    To live life to it's fullest ... For everyone it can mean a totally different thing. For some it may mean finding their soulmate, to others it may be having a family, others could...
    RiseAbove222 RiseAbove222 22-25, F Jul 21

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    Not the easiest thing in the world to do, but most certainly the best decision I have made. The first, my ex. I gave him over a year of my life, miscarried his child, and was to be...
    JaidIsAWildflower JaidIsAWildflower 18-21, F Jul 23

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    Everything Happens for a Reason (Part 2) On January 29, I met someone on EP that has become an integral part of my life (I’ll refer to him as “D”). We had many great...
    ASubsNeed ASubsNeed 41-45, F 14 Responses a week ago

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