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I Destroyed My Life

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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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    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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    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 Mar 11

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    I'm sick of feeling stressed and depressed. I deserve better, it's time for me to lead my life, to take control and get what I want out of life.
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    I'm so sorry. I'm sorry I destroyed this bond we had and now I don't think I can repair it. Getting drunk, throwing my collar across the room like it meant nothing, yelling at you...
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    You don't understand how much I hate my boring, pathetic, pointless life. I miss put on everything. I have no experiences. I thought I had a good school friend then she hurt me too...
    emipurple emipurple 18-21, F 3 hrs ago

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    April 21. Waiting. Wait. If the time is not right, the way is not clear, the answer or decision not consistent, wait. We may feel a sense of urgency. We may want to resolve the...
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    I am a 15 year old Jewish, Orthodox girl. I was born 3 months early in Manchester, England. From the time i was a baby i have had a very hard life. I lived in fear every day of my...
    phobia1998 phobia1998 13-15, F 3 Responses Mar 22

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    I'm finally doing what I think is best for ME. My whole life I've done what I've been told is "right" and doing what others want me to do because it's what I "should" do. And you...
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    I hate my life so, so much right now... This is the only consistent thing I have in my life right now... my total disdain for my life! I am in pain psychologically and I can't...
    aniave aniave 31-35, F 2 Responses Mar 30

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    I'm not writing this to speak of myself ,I've done that already in my storys & confessions here I want people here to read this to know that life can change for the better...
    bob350 bob350 56-60, M 1 Response Mar 23

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    It is something like this... I go to sleep and i wake up in a different body, in a different country, speaking a different language... I am another person, but i remember...
    RussianSoul RussianSoul 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 24

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    Everyone has ups and downs in life. But not everyone shares this. Of course sometimes I hate life, but we have been put on the earth for a reason! You might not actually think so...
    benzo12 benzo12 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 25

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    I came to a recent understanding about my time. I am not to live by my own free will. My natural instinct directs me in a way that made me come to realize its not my own feelings I...
    WarzJack WarzJack 22-25, M 1 Response Mar 27

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    There is only one true meaning of life. To copy yourself into the future. Just about any emotion, instinct or action, whether cruel or kind, is designed to drive us towards that...
    Apasas Apasas 41-45, M Mar 28

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    I've been so afraid of messing up my life, I've forgotten that it is okay to do exactly that in life. I've been putting unnecessary pressure on myself. Judging myself too harshly...
    anom33 anom33 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 28

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    Hey guys... I also wanted to change my life... Especially for the better. I figured out how to do it and I'd like to share it with you all. (I am aware this might all sound very...
    xxersabooxx xxersabooxx 18-21, F 9 Responses Mar 29

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    WHAT IS LIFE? Each and every one of us is different, all of our lives are different… no comparison! We all have numerous endless list of questions about the mystery of life and...
    MilweePisces MilweePisces 18-21, F Apr 8

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    It finally sinks in why I've been in so much pain for so long. Living with a husband who showed many traits of a narcissist, and sharing my childhood with a narcissistic sister...
    moongirl62 moongirl62 51-55, F 2 Responses Apr 10

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    "Stop being a prisoner of your past, become an architect of your future." This quote always hits home to me. For a long time, I would sit scrutinising things in my past, not...
    Bellastasia Bellastasia 26-30, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    here's a Poem my sister wrote during a time in her life where she was undergoing many struggles, she got into an accident, was taken out of university for a time and it changed the...
    brownbrawh brownbrawh 18-21, M 5 days ago

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    I know we've heard this one a lot but here I go. Ever since I graduated from high school I had been told by everyone around me to do things which everyone is doing , get a decent...
    Norajean1109 Norajean1109 18-21, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Seeing that precious little face run towards me when I get home from school just makes my heart melt. I took him on a walk, then I told him that he needed to pick sissy some...
    16countrygirl 16countrygirl 16-17, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I don't know what I'm doing with my life. And that scares the hell out of me. I am told constantly to be better in every area of life, yet I can't be. I can't be perfect...
    monsterchic monsterchic 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 21

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    When life is going really good it will always suddenly turn around and go ****. i know there are other less fortunate people out there but i always wish i had a different life. My...
    vickaaay22 vickaaay22 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 22

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    At the age of 29 and going through some setbacks in life, I have always fallen down,dusted myself off and tried to walk again with dignity. It doesn't matter how much hardship I...
    Susana1985 Susana1985 26-30, F 3 Responses Mar 24

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    The plight of your life is nothing but You.. The reason of your life is a mere show. Life is a mere mirror where you glances at it make you feel that you are the uncrowned Queen...
    vansai vansai 26-30, F Mar 25

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    I once was lost... Eventually, I felt all hope was gone, when all that remained of me was a hollow shell with no joy, no purpose or reason to go on. In desparation, I cried out to...
    TexasJuneBug TexasJuneBug 31-35, F 2 Responses Mar 25

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    I believe that everyone comes into your life for a reason and that one person can indeed turn your entire life around. I have encountered problems in my life that shattered my...
    MINIONPOP MINIONPOP 16-17 1 Response Mar 28

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    Life in general Over the last 40 or so years, I've learned so much about life. This includes the people who live in the world. I've only been to, maybe 8 countries in total. I...
    JohnCrighton JohnCrighton 51-55, M 5 Responses Mar 28

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    Hey guys... I figured out how to feel better about myself, and be happier and I'd like to share it with you all. (I am aware this might all sound very hippie like...but I'm just...
    xxersabooxx xxersabooxx 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 29

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    We all need to look at life , What do we have in this world,Yes i know we have money and home or farm,, do that really matter if your not happy in your life here on earth,or with...
    pullupgirl103 pullupgirl103 31-35, F 2 Responses Mar 30

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    lost- I'm beyond high right now and have been awake for days on end smoking and shooting up meth, like always. my arms are numb from missing my veins. my whole body feels warm...
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    It sucks when you're ignored by the person whose attention is the only thing you want in the world. Ever since this girl first walked into our school, I couldn’t take my eyes...
    elugo123456789 elugo123456789 18-21, M Apr 2

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    xxtheecalamity xxtheecalamity 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 2

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    It sucks when you're ignored by the person whose attention is the only thing you want in the world. Ever since this girl first walked into our school, I couldn’t take my eyes...
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    Too many times I find myself letting anxieties and fears control my thought patterns and actions. Into my 20s I had many factors that led me to believe that life was nothing but...
    simulatedexistence simulatedexistence 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 5

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    God I just got lectured today, for the millionth time. By my mom. At age 21. For the obvious. For how lazy, unmotivated, pretentious and disappointing I am to life. I am a parasite...
    Miamortis Miamortis 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 9

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    What happened to me over the years? I mean a lot of years too. I don’t even know who I am anymore & I don’t like me either. I just woke up today & I was someone else. I...
    blueeyez1950 blueeyez1950 61-65 Apr 9

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    I want a life uninhibited. I want a life full of love and laughter. I want to live as free as the 21 year old butterfly that I should be. Ever since I was in high school I always...
    ColourmeAmb ColourmeAmb 18-21, F Apr 10

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    I guess it's from reading all these books where the main character's life has worked itself out, but I'm just really disappointed with where my life is headed. I always get this...
    KristyKreme KristyKreme 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 12

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    Because of laws, I cannot do what I dream to do. I cannot be free. For the next 2 1/2 years, I'm stuck. I cannot be my own person until then. I want to change my life. I want to...