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I Feel Like the Grass Is Greener On the Other Side

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 39 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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    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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    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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    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 have a constant feeling of insignificance of my actions. I chose to study art out of passion, yet after years of studies I am ridden with doubts of it being just an ego game...
    Gegete Gegete 22-25, F Dec 5

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    I have a constant feeling of insignificance of my actions. I chose to study art out of passion, yet after years of studies I am ridden with doubts of it being just an ego game...
    Gegete Gegete 22-25, F Dec 5

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    I don't know where to start this off, but I'll just first say that I can't do anything remarkable. I'm not special. I'm not good at anything. I'm just ordinary. I try so hard to...
    torr62 torr62 13-15, F 1 Response Dec 14

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    I don't know where to start this off, but I'll just first say that I can't do anything remarkable. I'm not special. I'm not good at anything. I'm just ordinary. I try so hard to...
    torr62 torr62 13-15, F 1 Response Dec 14

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    I don't know where to start this off, but I'll just first say that I can't do anything remarkable. I'm not special. I'm not good at anything. I'm just ordinary. I try so hard to...
    torr62 torr62 13-15, F Dec 14

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    Does anyone ever feel like Life is all just a really long, detailed dream? Like if you were to die right now you would wake up from said dream?
    Holmesdown Holmesdown 16-17, F 2 Responses 2 hrs ago

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    Why do I feel like I want to kill myself, I get yelled at by my parents all the time and unfortunately I play basketball (this will be my last year anyway cause I'm running Track...
    jstaples534 jstaples534 16-17, M 5 hrs ago

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    Sometimes it all just hits you in the worst way possible. Until your body rebels against you and you feel like dying would be so much better than the battle to stay alive. . . and...
    LucemSpiritus LucemSpiritus 18-21, M 5 hrs ago

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    i just feel like i make things worse cause i know what goes wrong but i don't always do something about it and i think i just don't care cause i have no will to do it
    Jin777 Jin777 18-21, M 3 hrs ago

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    I'm on the other side of the glass watching everything I love pass by me I can't reach out And no one can hear me Those who do stop and look at me like I'm some sick source of...
    Bubblery Bubblery 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 4

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    I was 15 and in high school when I started to admit to myself that I liked her. We were good friends, daily debates and petty quarrels, we forged our bond and we've known each...
    shugo23 shugo23 18-21, M Nov 22

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    As you have read my other stories my wife brought up a divorce. We haven't been getting along very well. I told myself I would talk to her and find out if this is what she really...
    harleyman2169 harleyman2169 41-45, M Nov 28

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    i just turned 23, and have come to a relisation that i'm a loser. In primary school i was a quiet, but popular kid. i was good at sports and quite smart so i think that's why i...
    Reckless99x Reckless99x 22-25, M 1 Response Dec 2

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    This is my first shared experience so bear with me please. Lately, for no apparent reason, I have just been feeling like I don't belong anywhere. And I ask myself all the time why...
    broller broller 18-21, M 3 Responses Nov 22

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    Now, I've felt like this for a while after graduating high school. I was always one of the top students in each grade and everyone had high hopes for me. Teachers, other students...
    EngulfingBreeze EngulfingBreeze 22-25, F 2 Responses Dec 10

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    I feel i am so behind in life. as if i'm playing catch up. i started my life as an adult so young. i thought i knew what i was doing. i married at 18. then when i was 19 i got...
    alicia0090 alicia0090 22-25, F 2 Responses Nov 22

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    So, today I had brunch with my friends and they began discussing my brother. He is often a topic that I dread because I know that most people who lay eyes on him will never cease...
    ckj39 ckj39 18-21, M Nov 22

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    I am not a JOKE!!! Yes, YOU!!! And your friends! Do I seriously look like one you can play around with and use, and then when you get something back, you drop? After all the things...
    stiltcourt stiltcourt 41-45, F 2 Responses Nov 24

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    It's crazy. I'm crazy. God, I don't even ******* know. I'm with this amazing guy. His feelings for me are impossible to question. He loves me. I know it. He let's me feel it...
    ohmyfvck ohmyfvck 18-21, F Dec 4

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    That moment when people talk about their relationship, and how it's working so well ect. I really try to be happy for those people, but in truth I just feel like someone is waving...
    dabram71 dabram71 16-17, M Dec 6

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    -beat a high score -conduct an epic song -read that one moment when an awesome character does something i would do -realize im the only one in the room that understands what...
    tortress531 tortress531 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 7

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    I met this boy online on twitter we started to talk a lot he was a jerk a douche bag i guess we can say. He had asked me out to the movies and i rejected the first time but the...
    tooloveornot tooloveornot 18-21, F Nov 22

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    I feel like all I do is help other people with their issues and work through their problems, but when I come to them for help, they barely even try. They either give me one word...
    left4deadspace left4deadspace 16-17, M Nov 23

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    I feel like no one cares nowadays... No one. Everyone's a ******* psychopath. And don't give me that 'you are what you see in others' cos no. I ******* care. I ******* think about...
    Misscoconut Misscoconut 18-21, F 3 Responses Nov 24

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    By nature I'm a social person. I like to be around people, talking to them, hanging out. A lot of times through texting, I text how I feel. I text the way I am feeling. I've always...
    nottheaveragegirl nottheaveragegirl 16-17, F 3 Responses Nov 25

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    Lately I have had a couple people telling me everything that is wrong with me. It makes me feel worthless. They tell me I am too pretentious, too bitchy, over materialistic, tell...
    nnggww nnggww 16-17, F 2 Responses Nov 26

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    I feel like nothing's changed in my life. what have I really accomplished? I'm at a university I didn't even want to go to, I'm so lonely. My friends back home all have each other...
    thinkingoutloudx thinkingoutloudx 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 3

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    I feel like a I'm not a priority in your life. I know you are happy with me and God knows I'm happy with you but sometimes i feel like you forget I'm there. I never ask you for...
    LiesGreedMisery LiesGreedMisery 18-21, F Dec 5

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    You know, I never thought I'd actually live to be 16 and I don't know how I feel about it. My birthday is Friday and I should be excited but i'm not. Nothing changes, i'm still...
    FreedomIsWhatIDesire FreedomIsWhatIDesire 16-17, F 1 Response a week ago

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    As a young child, I was labeled "gifted" and took this very much for granted. I believed that I was smart because that's what I was always told. As I get older and older, learning...
    veroveroc veroveroc 16-17, F 5 days ago

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    Last night, my current boyfriend and I had a fight, like we always seem to do at the moment. I went home upset, and ended up dreaming about the guy I dated when I was 18 and living...
    louisevc louisevc 22-25, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    I feel like im wasting time in taking driving loessns while I cant drive well as others:-(
    denez denez 22-25, F 2 Responses Nov 25

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    I feel like there's no one I can talk to in my family..my mom and dad are never home and when they are they're always arguing, my eldest brother is never home and is ******* my old...
    FriendOfARazor FriendOfARazor 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 25

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    My life is not satisfying, it is not enjoyable and I feel like I am merely waiting for it to pass. I moved countries about 18 months ago but have not yet done anything that makes...
    imsoradalecki imsoradalecki 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 7

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    Idk what to do anymore.... all i try to do, people around me are doing 10 times better. Everybody has no problem talking with people while i just barely say hi. Why is it hard for...
    Potchii Potchii 22-25, M 3 Responses Dec 8

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    Yesterday you felt that you let me down by not being physically here for me when in fact it couldn't have been further from the truth you were there for me, you were the one I ran...
    Sirwithherkey Sirwithherkey 31-35, M 1 Response Dec 12

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    Most people around my age have it all. A good job, plenty of friends, few worries and are generally moving in the right direction, they get opportunities and can embrace life for...
    Reallifeperson Reallifeperson 22-25, M 1 Response Nov 22

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    It's sad to say that I don't feel like I belong anywhere. I don't know if I am feeling sorry for myself or if these emotions are warranted. I feel like my family would be much...
    BeautifulCha0s BeautifulCha0s 26-30, F 2 Responses Nov 28