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I Feel Like the Grass Is Greener On the Other Side

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 39 People

    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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    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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    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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    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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    Hello everyone. Up until this point (for several years) I have decided to stay silent and observe posts similar to this one. Now, here on this website, on thos particular group it...
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    For anybody who doesn't know the real me: I feel as if everybody does it. We all put an exterior out there that promotes our best features. Nobody wants to be that angry, annoying...
    findingfae findingfae 18-21, F Jan 19

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    Nothingman Pearl Jam once divided...nothing left to subtract... some words when spoken...can't be taken back... walks on his own...with thoughts he can't help thinking... future...
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    I am loved by my one set of grandparents, my single mother of 51, boyfriend, and my bestie carey. I don't have any other family anymore :-( I don't feel like I can truly talk to...
    JessiAnn27 JessiAnn27 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 7

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    It's this kind of sadness that is starting to consume me whole. I've tried fighting it off on my own for as long as possible, but I'm getting tired. I'm just miserable all the time...
    alexis3000 alexis3000 18-21, F 2 days ago

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    I am going to turn 30 in couple of days. There is not much enthusiasm. I don't know why I get sad on my birthday. Even if I try to be very cheerful for my well wishers, I can't...
    FallenAngelStar FallenAngelStar 31-35, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    So I'm in 8th grade and basically in 6th grade this girl, (Lets call her Shelby) Shelby and (Lets call her Makayla) Shelby and Makayla were best friends. As well as in 7th grade...
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    The hidden secret of life I mean. I myself don’t know what I mean. I have a huge trusting problem. The problem is not that I don’t trust anyone but that I trust EVERYONE. I...
    avnn avnn 16-17, F Jan 21

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    It's often said that being just like everyone else isn't good, and being original or different is better. Whoever said that must have been like others because being so different is...
    ifhsb ifhsb 41-45, M Jan 4

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    I am turning 41 years old in 2 weeks and when I look back at my life I keeping asking myself the same question over and over. I do not know why I was born or brought into this...
    ShyGuyInFL ShyGuyInFL 36-40, M 4 Responses Jan 9

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    The journey is not easy at all. I want to help others, and I want to get better. I want to be a better person, and right now I'm working on that. Self help is something I'm trying...
    haileycuddlebug haileycuddlebug 18-21, F 3 Responses Jan 10

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    sometimes, I think to myself.. what is the point of even trying in the world any more if people just result in not liking me in the end. i'm a very nice person and i try to belong...
    tirwin6471 tirwin6471 16-17, F Jan 16

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    So here I am in this situation. I'm a bit all over the place right now. Like I feel like screaming and crying and laughing at the same time but hopefully this too shall pass. I try...
    Khaleesi18 Khaleesi18 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 22

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    I feel like there are so many versions of me. Is that weird? Yeah, that's weird... but it's like I open myself up to certain people. Some people know things about me that others...
    Froma2zee Froma2zee 18-21, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I feel left out. I have two other roommates, but ever since the third one moved in, I have been feeling left out. I feel like my roommate and I ( the first ones who lived in our...
    Via70 Via70 22-25, F 3 days ago

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    Right now I'm feeling like the epitome of a loser. I'm 23, have little to no friends, no boyfriend, unemployed, no car, no one to talk to or hang out with, pretty much no life. I'm...
    ConfessionsOfALostGurl ConfessionsOfALostGurl 22-25, F 2 Responses 22 hrs ago

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    Aye, nobody knows how it feels like to be crushed, betrayed...I don't have anyone to trust anymore...I CANT TRUST ANYONE ANYMORE!!! Why..why people likes to stab other people?! Why...
    FriendlyDragon FriendlyDragon 13-15, F 1 Response Jan 5

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    I work in the hospitality industry and I have started my carrier as as an Agent but after a five years of working in this industry I have moved from a hotel to other one for...
    Yassan Yassan 26-30, M Jan 5

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    When you feel like that the pain is too much and sadness overflows from your heart. That you thought it's getting better and your hopes are up but the truth is, it's not happening...
    msj02 msj02 22-25, F 2 Responses Jan 13

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    I love her so much and honestly we both get jealous easily but mine is warranted cuz she has used guys twice to hurt me in our relationship. mind you she did shut both of them out...
    Luckystraight Luckystraight 18-21 Jan 17

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    It's not pretty but me, myself and I are in a relationship with each other, the killer is we don't see eye to eye. I basically feel that all the goodness in me is being held back...
    HelterSkelter1 HelterSkelter1 22-25, M 2 Responses Jan 21

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    most days bring new challenging experiences in to my life. it is a struggle to face the world everyday feeling like a failure. it is even harder when folks look up to you are a...
    tsnuggles tsnuggles 36-40, F 5 days ago

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    It would be easier, they wouldn't have too suffer anymore. I never asked for this life. I didn't ask to be born and I certainly didn't ask for my little one to be taken from me. I...
    lovelydisgrace lovelydisgrace 16-17, F 3 Responses Jan 17

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    I met him when I was 19. We got married when I was 20. We've been married a little over a year and already I can see my husband loving me less and less. I was born and raised in...
    marriedyoungandconfused marriedyoungandconfused 18-21, F 3 Responses Jan 3

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    It feels like this is all my life will ever amount to. Just feeling sad for no reason, feeling completely lost and alone all the time... I wish I had my friend here right now, but...
    iamFrightened iamFrightened 18-21, M Jan 6

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    It's kind of a strange situation, that probably requires a whole lot more back story than I'm willing to give it. Consequently, this will probably be a bit short, a bit rambling...
    LostInCode LostInCode 26-30, M 3 Responses Jan 7

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    I'm new to the group of friends I have right now and I can't help but feel left out sometimes. They're all great people, but sometimes I feel like I'm intruding, or like I'm not...
    brimc7 brimc7 16-17, F 2 Responses Jan 7

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    I knew I was different. I feel like I have been living a lie for a long time now. My family told me when I was born my eye color was black and I mewed like a cat. No crying just...
    caydiabla caydiabla 18-21, F Jan 14

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    snake215 snake215 18-21, M 2 Responses Jan 6

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    christarose96 christarose96 18-21, F Jan 6

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    I have the same feeling in all honesty. its not like an ego boosting feeling like i should be important its more like i feel I'm meant for a purpose yet its like my brain is to...
    spiritualjourney87 spiritualjourney87 26-30 Jan 8

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    My grandpa sent my letter saying that he looked in the paper and I didn't make the honor roll. He said he was very upset and sad, then had to say that all of my friends did, and...
    MillaNilla MillaNilla 13-15, F 1 Response Jan 9

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    I always think people are around because they want me for something and not because they genuinely like me as a person because I think I'm so quiet, boring, ugly and retarded. I'm...
    Feliciajake Feliciajake 16-17, F 1 Response Jan 10

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    I was with someone for 10 years since I was only 17... he cheated on me, emotionally abused me, pushed me away, and just made me feel like I wasn't worth anything. But I kept...
    CharlotteTeller CharlotteTeller 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 11

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    I noticed that people never talk to me unless they want a favor. it's like they can never talk me or like my photos on instagram. and when I ask them too they say their busy but...
    Sladetgx57 Sladetgx57 18-21, M 1 Response Jan 11

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    Although I am a grown man I feel like a little girl inside sometimes. I see pretty little pink ballerina dresses and pretty little frilly girl dresses and get man because I can't...