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I Feel Like the Grass Is Greener On the Other Side

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 40 People

    I Wonder What Life Would Be Like If I Had Had Children!

    I feel like my life would have been more fulfilled if I had had children.  People have told me all my life what a good mother I would make.  During my first marriage it wasn't discussed and we just postponed it.  He regretted it when we got divorced and he had no...
    bleedingheartconservative bleedingheartconservative 51-55, F 1 Response Jan 5, 2009

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    Grass Is Greener

    I know the grass is greener on the other side, I have to mow the lawn. =)
    footballguy009 footballguy009 46-50, M Apr 9, 2013

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    Someplace Warm Please

      I’ve traveled to many states and countries. Love with beaches and warm weather.  My family raised me in Iowa. Here the winters are cold and summers hot. Not much culture or scenery. I always wanted to move but never had to courage too. My mom said it doesn...
    AkA007 AkA007 26-30, F Feb 23, 2009

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    I Want to Be Here and There

    I've lived in a few states and in Oppenheim Germany.I have visited states from coast to coast.Places I see looks interesting and I think of how it would be to live there.Is the grass always greener on the other side of the fence? Maybe we get bored.I always want to be someplace...
    wiseowl wiseowl 61-65, F 3 Responses Apr 26, 2008

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    i dont really know if this is a feeling of not feeling good enough, but basicallly I always feel like there are better people out there. I just moved into college and i thought I...
    4EVRANDEVR 4EVRANDEVR 16-17, F 1 day ago

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    Firstly, I have always known somehow I had a gift to sense the emotions of other people as if they were my own. I can also sense any feeling when someone really *wants* something...
    AngelicLights AngelicLights 31-35, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    I am tired with my family not accepting me as a gamer, an atheist and a feminist. They keep criticizing me for not living in the real world, say games are for kids and teenagers...
    EV97 EV97 18-21, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    (Behind Blue Eyes by The Who) (But I feel like this song everyday. It is a beautiful song written by a beautiful person that I adore. I have been feeling like he did when he wrote...
    ZosoJimmyPage ZosoJimmyPage 18-21, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I am done with this place. I am not here for convenience. I am sick of feeling like I am being tossed to the side or being second best. It only makes me feel like I'm never going...
    TheCunylinguist TheCunylinguist 41-45, F 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    I always had a good relationship with all of my class mates. I was actually pretty popular back then and I never let other people decide for me who i should hangout with and with...
    XbulletproofX XbulletproofX 13-15, F 6 days ago

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    I just got an interview from the university I want, I know I should be happy and from the outside my best friend is happy for me to but from the inside, we are so close I can tell...
    teeekilicious18 teeekilicious18 18-21, F Aug 21

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    ever had a such a strong feeling of disbelieve in everything you do? mostly about your self? that's what I am feeling. I don't feel like a good person, I feel like I should be...
    Zineq Zineq 16-17, F Aug 21

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    I'm the one that stands out and get all the crazy looks because my interests are different...I'm always compared to others and made to feel like being me isn't enough.
    BlackSheep96 BlackSheep96 18-21, F Aug 17

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    I just feel like I'm not good enough for some people or I'm not good at anything like I'm not worth anything like i cant sing i cant dance I'm not that smart i don't have any cool...
    macylynnm14 macylynnm14 13-15, F 4 Responses Aug 16

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    I don't feel like anyone understands me and to be honest I find it hard to understand others. Feeling alone has become comfortable. I've become incredibly impulsive and sexually...
    youngandgrey youngandgrey 26-30, M Aug 15

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    ok I had a dream I was hanging out with my guy friend that I use to have a crush on. we both like hugging each other and sneaking a few kisses here and there but its like we where...
    Comicfangirl15 Comicfangirl15 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 15

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    Of course I do, people around me seem to disagree with that though probably because I keep almost everything to myself. You won't ever see me whining about how angry, how hurt or...
    sarasakun sarasakun 18-21, F Aug 14

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    I feel this way at school a lot I feel like I am annoying to everyone and I feel like I am loosing all of my friend because I actually am I am loosing them to other friends who...
    Singingbutterfly Singingbutterfly 13-15, F Aug 14

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    I want to end the music completely, instead of just standing here in one spot, with the player's pin lifted up, for the rest of my life, I want to just unplug the player altogether...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Aug 14

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    I feel like a misfit in my school like I don't belong with any social groups like we have the smarties, the too cool for school, anime geeks, computer freaks, art ninjas, social...
    Singingbutterfly Singingbutterfly 13-15, F 2 Responses Aug 14

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    I love my life. I have a gorgeous wife that i love and 2 awesome kids.. but i'm 22 don't get me wrong i don't regret my life i just wish i had a chance to be young I've been with...
    expexp530 expexp530 22-25, M 1 Response Aug 13

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    I have two other really good friends, but it seems like they're a lot closer. I know I can't do anything about that, but it bothers my that they treat each other better than they...
    nativetongue nativetongue 13-15, F 2 Responses Aug 13

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    I keep losing my friends and I know that's my fault for sure. They all keep leaving and walking away when I need them. And I feel like I don't care enough about other people but I...
    TheFangirlForLife TheFangirlForLife 13-15, F 2 Responses Aug 12

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    me and my ex boyfriend Tony broke up its probably been two weeks we dated for such a long time but I had this dream about this bridge a lot . I don't get the mean but It was a...
    kimbriaaa kimbriaaa 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 12

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    I used to be a confident, secure woman in my early 50's. Married for 33 years, two beautiful daughters that I am really proud of, and a wonderful baby grandson who is the apple of...
    Patilud Patilud 51-55, F Aug 11

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    My kids have all recently let me know that they are grateful for the way I raised them and what I taught them growing up.It really felt good to get that kind of surprise.First my...
    MarciBlack MarciBlack 46-50, F 2 Responses Aug 11

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    Last night I was on the phone with the man I do contract graphic design freelance for. We were talking about his company and how it's changing and there might be a chance that I...
    oncemoreuntothebreech oncemoreuntothebreech 36-40, M 1 Response Aug 11

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    I am in my mid-20s. I don't have a Facebook, twitter, YouTube nor Instagram account. I also don't have an i phone or android (or whatever you call them) and I'm perfectly happy...
    arcenciel arcenciel 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 10

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    I basically walked in on my parents bitching about how I'm worthless. I was about to go downstairs and I heard them saying "She.. [blah blah blah]" from downstairs and they sounded...
    unfaiir unfaiir 18-21, F Aug 8

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    I just recieved my final score for my math class today and i fail the class and it totally change my mood and i feel like failure. I feel I dissapointed my parent because i didnt...
    Mizter18k Mizter18k 22-25, M Aug 8

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    So I have met someone who makes me feel this way. ALSO SIDE NOTE THIS IS LACED WITH MY THOUGHTS SO IF YOU SEE A QUESTION IT IS A QUESTION THAT I HAD WHILE WRITING THIS. FEEL FREE...
    boxking101 boxking101 18-21, M Aug 8

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    I feel like I am trapped in a circle. From outside I have everything, amazing parents, a home and job in new york, decent looks and mens attention but it all feels like a lie. I...
    nygirl91 nygirl91 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 8

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    I feel like I'm missing something. I find so many people that love the idea of falling in love, but very few that stay in love. Makes me a skeptic on finding my soulmate. Isn't a...
    Susiedisney Susiedisney 56-60, F 1 Response Aug 7

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    Apart from all the ****** things that have happened, on the other hand some good things have happened as well. My mom is doing a lot better, she started chemo and radiation, it...
    anonymousdrummer anonymousdrummer 16-17, M Aug 7

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    I know that I'm loved but sometimes I say things & I feel like I was just stabbed... I feel like I've done something wrong...
    MyNameIsNotKnown MyNameIsNotKnown 13-15, F Aug 7

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    I'm a burden. No doubt about it. I can't live with my family, tried living with friends, then a bf, now I'm living with my aunt but now I can't find a new job. I've been on 5...
    Dani133 Dani133 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 7

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    Growing up with insecurities, feeling like the world would be a bit better without me, I definitely know what it feels like to hurt inside. I'm a master at seeming fine on the...
    JMannnnnnnnnnnnnn JMannnnnnnnnnnnnn 18-21, M 1 Response Aug 7

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    Even though i have a family that loves me and supports me in everything i do i still feel like the world has threw me aside like i dont/didnt matter at all and like its purposely...
    MyIMe MyIMe 13-15, F Aug 7

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    I feel like I have been through enough emotional and mental pain to make me feel numb to the world and indifferent to suffering... I sometimes feel like I have no emotions. I can...
    sunatdawn214 sunatdawn214 18-21, F Aug 6

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