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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 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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    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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    mindstruggle mindstruggle 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 17

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    I honestly feel sometimes that I'll never be enough for someone. My past relationships have all ended in them cheating. I guess the grass really was greener. I battle depression...
    Sully871 Sully871 26-30, M Mar 19

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    If we are universal travelers ,I do believe this is the only earthly place they feel we can stay , My theory as crazy as is sounds. We come from a place with no emotions , bodies...
    angeleyes2820 angeleyes2820 36-40 Mar 22

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    I can be really friendly, but I know I run people away because I always have a "resting ***** face." I really can't help that, when you get to know me I'm pretty funny (So I'm told...
    WhisperingGrass WhisperingGrass 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 15

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    I honestly don't know what else I can do and say to get the same attention that everybody else gets when they text or call or anything at all. I try to do what I can and I try to...
    jdavid1979 jdavid1979 31-35, M 1 day ago

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    I feel like matchmaking is harder then it looks and women try to do it without thinking about the man first unless we are on millionaire matchmaker. I know we have to think about...
    awsome2 awsome2 18-21, T 3 Responses Mar 8

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    It didn't make sense that no one was interested in being around me. Now I have a few reasons why they might seem to make sense to me, but then I didn't. To me felt like you would...
    awsome2 awsome2 18-21, T Mar 18

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    Over the last three weeks I have been having a vivid recurring dream. I just want feedback as to what other people think about this. In the dream I know I have been dropped off at...
    VRie VRie 51-55, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    Thank you for clicking on my experience. I just wanted to say... I feel like I'm all alone. I feel like I have no one here to help me. Let's just carry on. First of all, I am a...
    TheBloodySerenity474 TheBloodySerenity474 13-15, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I honestly don't know how to feel about myself at all anymore. I've been dating this guy for 7 months Nd I just don't feel good enough for him at this point. I feel like I can't...
    DyingLightx DyingLightx 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 5

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    I've always felt that the family I live with isn't my real family or the house I live in isn't my real home. I never feel like I fit in anywhere and I feel connected to nature and...
    anonymous072 anonymous072 13-15 Mar 8

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    I feel like I am in the wrong world. For starters, I'm very aggressive. I am the only female in my karate group and my mood swings have got me into trouble countless times. As...
    poopoobryuki poopoobryuki 16-17, F Mar 9

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    OK! I know that being a diabetes i can find an easy way to let myself die easily. I know myself as can make it happen at some point when feel like there is no way out. I try to...
    Egyptianguy34 Egyptianguy34 36-40, M 2 Responses a week ago

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    I feel so sad! When people ask me how I say fine it's believable because I am weird. I feel so sad some times like no one will ever care for me! That know one will truly know me or...
    Skybot2000 Skybot2000 13-15, F 6 days ago

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    I battled depression. And I got over it by myself. No doctors, no friends, no parents. Diagnosed in 2013 knowing I had been suffering it for years, and today... in 2015 I can...
    nataliafacheux nataliafacheux 18-21, F Mar 5

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    I'm 28 years old. After I got married in 2012 I came off the pill- no period ever arrived and 6 months later was diagnosed with PCOS. Having never had any symtpoms at all other...
    Annaloulabelle Annaloulabelle 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 8

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    Faceless - by RED is one of my life theme songs. I struggle with having an identity a lot of the times. I'm so unique that I don't find others like me in the world. I wish that a...
    IllusionaryGentleman39 IllusionaryGentleman39 18-21, M Mar 9

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    I feel wayyy different than most people in my life and for the most part I like it, but sometimes it is super annoying. I don't mean different in a "I'm unique but it's cute" type...
    meeeghanp77 meeeghanp77 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 19

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    Do you know that feeling where you are surrounded by a sea of people around you and you still feel horribly terribly lonely ? I don’t know if everyone goes through this, I sure...
    piscespieces piscespieces 18-21, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I feel like I'm dying. I somehow manage to go through my daily routines but I no longer feel like there's a reason for me breathe. I feel like I'm just existing, not living; and...
    ILoveWeights ILoveWeights 26-30, M 1 day ago

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    This year will be our tenth wedding anniversary, fourteenth year together. My husband recently told me that he wants to see other people, that he's unhappy with his life, and that...
    Baralinel Baralinel 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 3

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    I haven't had a close friend since 2004. I feel like I'm not like other people my age. I have trouble having conversations and don't really do anything interesting enough to talk...
    Petunia42 Petunia42 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 8

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    I thought I was done with this site. I thought that maybe it dragged me down a little but I've found that even with everything changing so much, it's still ME that drags ME down...
    JustLazyLittleMe JustLazyLittleMe 16-17, F Mar 8

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    I'm not new to ep, in fact I've Whined so much it makes me sick. I have been fortunate to meet a nice young woman to help ease the pain though she lives far away. However, my heart...
    dave6866 dave6866 46-50, M 6 days ago

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    anonamanda001 anonamanda001 18-21, F 18 hrs ago

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    They never said that I am great, the never said 'I love you', they never showered me with affection like I saw other parents do, they are harsh, stubborn and extremely strict. They...
    AtashinoSunflower AtashinoSunflower 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 22

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    This feeling I have deep inside, Is a feeling that I cannot describe. From the pit in my belly, To the ache in my heart, Nothing can make me realize that we are really apart Crying...
    ckjackson43 ckjackson43 16-17, F Mar 2

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    I am 21 years old male, Live in Indonesia Started about three years ago when I started college, I choose engineering at first and find out I'm to stupid for it so I change course...
    ABoyInForeignCountry ABoyInForeignCountry 18-21, M Mar 10

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    I feel like I have failed everyone. I strongly feel I have failed myself the most. To think I could have been anyone in the world but I chose to be me. I have nothing impressive in...
    SecretAbby SecretAbby 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 17

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    I feel as if food doesn't taste good anymore, it hurts to eat. I feel like my body is going through a unknown world of diseases and viresses. I have headaches everyday and stomach...
    Lolatux Lolatux 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 18

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    I feel like the depression is crushing me. Like its sitting on my chest and crushing the air out of my lungs and making every breath painful and not worth it. And when I take deep...
    Insanity404 Insanity404 18-21, F 6 days ago

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    My mom mostly makes me feel this way. I'm getting a lot of pressure to plan for the future; this is my first year as a college student and I'm very confused on what I want to do...
    Raewyn95 Raewyn95 18-21, F Mar 3

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    I feel like my boyfriend doesn't love me anymore. He's starting to lie about stuff, he doesn't text me or tell me loves me that much anymore. We still have a very active sex life...
    nclo8907 nclo8907 26-30, F Mar 4

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    I hate feeling the way I do. I can't stop feeling like I don't matter. it's cutting into my efficiency at school and I can't focus. I hate this. I hate everything about myself at...
    Kairics Kairics 13-15, T 2 Responses Mar 5

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    i simply feel like drinking tonight.. just simply...feel alone... :(
    nixf1 nixf1 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 5

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    I really feel like getting drunk. Although I learned my lesson from getting drunk too much. But I really feel like getting drunk tonight. I just want to forget everything not for...
    RedThatDescribesMe RedThatDescribesMe 18-21, F 3 Responses Mar 6

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    I just feel like I'm getting no where. Everyday I wake up and think oh great more work, oh great my parents to deal with and ive built it up inside me with out talking to anyone...
    ItsJakeKimber ItsJakeKimber 16-17, M Mar 6

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    My friends treat me like I don't even exist and when they do feel like acknowledging the fact that I'm standing right next to them it's only because they need something. I feel...
    xAwakeAndUnafraidx xAwakeAndUnafraidx 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 7