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I Feel Like the Grass Is Greener On the Other Side

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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 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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    After I don't know how many years of bottling up my emotions and everything it feels like the bottle is near its tipping point. Like I'm going to explode but I can't even do that...
    LAlbertoG LAlbertoG 22-25, M Jul 14

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    i feel the same. i feel totally different. i act different and dont think the same as a lot of people sometimes. i just dont feel like im normal. i talk to guys and they are always...
    screechowl83 screechowl83 31-35, M 2 Responses Jul 13

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    i have a void inside myself. i try to fill it with things but it doesnt fill. and try to fill it with people and it still doesnt fill people come and go and ive been hurt a lot by...
    screechowl83 screechowl83 31-35, M 2 Responses Jul 12

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    all this time I felt lost or abandoned , among people, but still feeling different , like not belonging I have a family sometimes I ask myself am I dreaming? when I'll wake up...
    angeleyes2820 angeleyes2820 36-40 2 Responses Jul 12

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    I feel like my dreams want to lead me to something , lately I've been getting weird dreams that feel so weird , and I need help . I don't remember much but I keep having the same...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jul 12

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    I don't feel like a woman at all. My Fake Mother treats me like I'm her husband, her man. This woman is not my real Mother. She molests me whilst I have seizures. I never felt...
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    My boyfriend and his friend housemate have lived together since I've known him, over a year. They do everything together, I went on holiday with the pair of them, my bf invited me...
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    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jul 9

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    It's extremely hurtful when you love people but they don't love you back. I've been in such a battle with the uncaring attitude of so many, quick to judge and point fingers. Yet I...
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    So I asked my boyfriend yesterday night if he'd like to help me do a little grocery since he has a car and I don't. He ended up ignoring me and went to bed. When I asked him...
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    Recently I have been having feelings of hopelessness about my current life and my future. I am practically obsessed with trying to improve myself so people would finally like me...
    EddieNashton EddieNashton 13-15, M Jul 9

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    It feels like nothing is real, I have these moments where time seems to slow and everything around me stops existing. I feel so at peace, like nothing matters at that moment...
    emptyhearteddove emptyhearteddove 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 8

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    As I walked out of his car feeling like **** for letting him use me just for pleasure, I got the undeniable feeling that I will never be good enough for anybody. It hurts me to...
    tatyana16 tatyana16 18-21, F 5 Responses Jul 8

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    As I walked out of his car feeling like **** for letting him use me just for pleasure, I got the undeniable feeling that I will never be good enough for anybody. It hurts me to...
    tatyana16 tatyana16 18-21, F Jul 8

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    ShivaBrainard ShivaBrainard 26-30, F 2 Responses Jul 7

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    deleted deleted 26-30 Jul 7

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    You think your over an ex, an ex that was was the worst possible role model for your children and always in trouble, playin, lying and all the things you just don't want in a...
    AbandonedShip AbandonedShip 31-35, F 3 Responses Jul 6

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    Bustedox219 Bustedox219 26-30 Jul 6

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