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I Had a Bad Year On a Lot of Levels

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    How Many Bad Things Can Happen To You In A Year?

    Doing the "right thing" and being a good guy is really screwing me over. This has not been a good year for me. Jan 2010, I am working for a small business in computer tech support for which i had been an employee of 2 years. The business falls on economic hard times and the...
    stumpyninja stumpyninja 22-25 2 Responses Jan 13, 2011

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    It Could Have Been A Lot Worse

    Even so, I have had my share of difficulties. My beloved dog died in June, and still miss her. My aunt who I was very close to died about a month later. We didn't realize she had bone cancer until it was far too late. Another aunt's boyfriend died of cancer about a month later. I...
    TheEvilLeaper TheEvilLeaper 26-30, M Dec 12, 2010

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    Been There Done That

    But now I am not going to wait for this year 'to be better'. I am not going to sit around waiting for life. I am getting up, setting out, and shaping my own future.
    TheWanderingSupertramp TheWanderingSupertramp 22-25, M Jul 9, 2012

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    Things Could Always Be Worse...

    This past year has been filled with troubles:  hospitalization / health issues, financial woes, a car accident, the sudden death of a close friend, the suicide of a loved one, employment uncertainty, problems with the ex / his girlfriend, etc.  I could add more to this...
    azpoet5 azpoet5 41-45, F Nov 8, 2009

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    I had a horrible year lost a bunch of people

    that meant the world to me but hey ! New year new begining everything is left in the past :) happy new year to all and hope the best keep smiling everyone 😁😁
    Liveandlovefree Liveandlovefree 22-25, F Dec 31, 2013

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    It Really Just Has Been the Last Couple of Months...

    The year overall hasn't been horrible, but the last couple of months have just been HELL to be honest. Everything seemed fine but little things kept building up until it became too much.  And then the flood walls broke and everything good I had in my life just sort of...
    mayfair mayfair 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 9, 2008

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    Can We Have A Do Over?

    I guess it ads up... I wish I could take this year and have a re-do. finances, relationships, employment, friendships....  All seem to suck this year. the only good thing was hell breeds creativity! 
    passionateactorxox passionateactorxox 31-35, M 9 Responses Nov 7, 2009

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    Still Smiling Through

    In a one year period my house burned down, the house we rented immediately after was foreclosed on (not our fault) and we lost about $15,000.  I lost my father, grandmother, aunt and dog.  My oldest sister had a massive stroke and is a shell of herself.  My...
    RealPeopleStraightTalk RealPeopleStraightTalk 36-40, F 1 Response Jul 9, 2009

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    Relatively Speaking

    I've pretty much had the worst summer I can remember. Lost some friends, lots of horrid arguments with the family, almost had to kill my dog, have a weird illness (or whatever?) which required some painful tests and a nearly impossible diet, so forth and so forth. I mean, it...
    kleisse kleisse 22-25, F Aug 8, 2009

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    2011

    The year was **** for me - life wrecked by earthquakes, not half as good now.
    lazycrazybasket lazycrazybasket 46-50, M Jan 31, 2012

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    Year In Review, Keeps Going And Going And Going . . .

    1. Relationship with husband's family strained and one year later still getting the silent treatment for an innocent request regarding Christmas. 2. Long-time friend of family, confidant, and mentor of mine had sudden, serious physical and emotional decline, accused my family...
    mechgirl mechgirl 31-35, F Dec 11, 2010

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    What The Hell..

    past twleves months of my life... 1) a good friend died of a heroin overdose 2) my drug addiction to heroin and xanax got worse then ever 3) i went to rehab 4) i relapsed 5) i went from being an honors student to dropping out of high school 6) i went to detox 7) my aunt...
    shootthefuckup shootthefuckup 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 8, 2009

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    Alone, Lost, Confused.

    on November 15th, my best friend died in a car accident. I didn't realize how much i loved and needed her until she wasn't here anymore. I'm lost without her. I'm only 19, and i now have no one. I cannot talk to anyone the way I can talk to her, and it depresses me...
    aneloquentpuzzle aneloquentpuzzle 18-21 1 Response Jul 10, 2009

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    Tradgeties

    Let's see, 3 different celebrities past away this year (Michael Jackson, Patrick Swayze, and Farrah Fawcett), I had to put my cat out of his misery this past July after being afflicted with sickness affiliated with old age, and I lost my job this past January. Other than that, I...
    MySweetLord MySweetLord 36-40, F 2 Responses Nov 7, 2009

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    I was friends with this girl for 6 months . She is 2 years younger than me , despite this she is very manipulative and controlling . She often would not listen to me and say nasty...
    Rayquaza76x Rayquaza76x 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 29

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    Today I was in class and got a new maths teacher, I was snapchatting a friend and, too be fair, the teacher was quite good looking. I was taking a photo of her to send to him and...
    ntbNwuahiag ntbNwuahiag 16-17, M 1 Response Aug 20

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    Today, I broke my beats pill so I had to practice my dance moves with my headphones in and kept my phone "safe" in my sports bra. After the dance I decide to crash on my couch and...
    laxprincess laxprincess 13-15, F Aug 8

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    Even when all odds are Against. You survival still wins :)
    Nutcase38 Nutcase38 36-40, F Aug 2

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    My life started in 2012, I was born in 1987. Those 25 years have nothing to do with me. Part 1 I was stuck in a bad relationship. And when I say stuck I mean I wasn't allowed...
    NinaBobina NinaBobina 26-30, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    It's gotten worse since my father died in Nov and I feel real lonely because i spent a lot of time being by his side and taking care of him as he had bad health. Having a really...
    youcantbreakme youcantbreakme 31-35, F 1 Response Aug 15

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    in my dream i was driving and it was really dark and i find my self in a grave yard in my car driving over graves, i was so scared i was screaming i couldnt go back or forward i...
    heeeeey heeeeey 16-17, F 1 hr ago

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    A few friends and I went out for a meal 3 years ago. One of the guys Steve is a very hard drinker - he drinks practically every day to the point of being drunk. His whole life...
    andyp3136 andyp3136 51-55 4 hrs ago

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    AN APOLOGY by Jay Hi again. It's Jay from "The Jay and Corey Show." In case you haven't noticed, I've taken down my last set of stories. I've had a realization. It takes a very...
    cumminatcha cumminatcha 13-15, M 2 Responses Aug 14

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    Can relate. Had to give both away last year after one stopped me from leaving earth.
    Livyn4pals Livyn4pals 46-50, M 3 hrs ago

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    I was in a relationship with a girl and we were exchanging pictures (you can guess) and it was really bad for me I was ignoring my family and friends I stopped going to church and...
    Hime9908 Hime9908 13-15, M 1 hr ago

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    Today was the most blessed day, I had no GRIEF No Pain No sufferings No stress my house felt like before I can feel my son here and it feels like normal I don't know where this is...
    streets718 streets718 56-60, F 2 hrs ago

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    Ah, 4th grade, the time when you're reaching the upper levels of grade school. Boys and girls are at the fringe of becoming interested in each other, things that used to only...
    freddythompson freddythompson 36-40, M 9 hrs ago

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    Today was probably one of the hardest days of my life. I had to give my 10 month old weenie away & it broke my heart into pieces. I loved him like a mother would love their child...
    Wvgirl20 Wvgirl20 18-21, F 4 hrs ago

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    ok so i had this really weird dream a couple months back, it was really vivid and i im glad i remember it to share it. so in my dream i appeared in my kitchen, i had no body and...
    CURRYXBLAZE CURRYXBLAZE 18-21, M 22 mins ago

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    I want to share my experience with the abortion pill. So I had a previous abortion a couple years ago and did it the surgical way at planned parenthood. That experience was fine...
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    Leaving an impression In elementary school, I really liked my teacher, Ms Kimble, even though which he was unfailingly strict. Some teachers leave a permanent impression on you...
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    I really don't care who reads this, I'm not looking for sympathy of any kind. I just need to tell someone... And maybe some one will take the time to read this. It's not that I don...
    TypoKytty TypoKytty 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 18

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    I met him online and he was the most charming person in the world. Was so interested in what i was like my thoughts, goals, philosophies on life. And so sweet. But somewhere it...
    Confused4959 Confused4959 22-25, F Aug 12

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    I have been friends with this girl since fifth grade, but we had a falling out in our last year of junior high. She joined with two of my other friends, who all decided that I was...
    ArsenicTea ArsenicTea 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 14

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    I guess sometimes it just fades away? When the affair first started he was into it. He contacted me all the time through text, we had secret emails and he made time to meet up. I...
    lena81 lena81 31-35 4 Responses Aug 14

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    It all started 3 days ago, Thursday, July 30, 2014. I drove with my mom two hours north of my Minneapolis home to a wedding by the massive Lake Mille Lacs. Technically, the wedding...
    beckm1225 beckm1225 16-17, M 1 Response Aug 4

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    Good afternoon!! I am new here and I'm in need of some support right now. My husband and i have been married for 3 years and together for 4 years. I have never been done so wrong...
    trinmir trinmir 41-45, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I had a great day today. My first day of teaching since before summer vacation. It was great to see my students again. We had the usual small talk about what they had been doing...
    Skywalker1979 Skywalker1979 31-35, M 2 days ago

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    Everyone goes through bad experiences, but are we just looking at it from the wrong perspective? Whenever somebody asks about my childhood or my current living events (referring...
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    A couple of years ago, I tried to kill myself by taking a bunch of acetaminophen. I had already been taking them religiously for about a year, and got pissed and tried to end...
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    My mom and dad had me at 20 years old. I almost died while she was pregnant with me because she simply didn't take care of me she smoked cigarettes, got high, drank, etc. I was...
    blondebanditt blondebanditt 16-17, F 3 Responses Aug 8

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    I am 19 and yesterday I had an abortion. Unlike most people my age I did not terminate this pregnancy because of finances or issues with the father and most certainly not because I...
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    I lost a friend of mine a couple days ago. She was found dead in her apartment. It wasn't suicide but I know she liked the fast lane in life. Have not talked to her for a couple...
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