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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    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 Aug 23

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    I am in a relationship with the father of my child. It's not working and while I love him as a best friend, there no spark left. I broke it off last year to see a man and we...
    femketje femketje 22-25 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I'm struggling. I am living with my partner whom I have been with a year. I relocated with him for his new job and found myself a new job. He is always snapping at me, putting me...
    pixxeh pixxeh 18-21, F 8 Responses Sep 1

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    I really need to tell this story without revealing who I am. Thank you for reading if you are and thank you ep for letting me let it all out. It's a long story and I really can't...
    seabird9 seabird9 16-17, F 1 hr 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 Aug 27

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    Yup. At 16 I decided I wanted to expand my sexual horizons and chose to lose my virginity to the guy I had been saying for a month. He was a poor choice; treated me terribly and...
    canadagirl0101 canadagirl0101 31-35, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    I lost my Dad when I was four so yea....I have a had a lot of time to think about his death, fathers, him and well, everything. I was four and although I was in the room right...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response a week ago

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    The food while in the places to eat along with the company also fare properly in assessments, nevertheless some friends complain that there isnR17;t just as much choice as theyR17...
    Wendolynce106 Wendolynce106 31-35, M 1 Response Sep 1

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    If you asked me a few years ago, I would tell you how horrible an affair is and I looked down on people who had affairs. Now I am the person on the other side, and it's true what...
    Yalaboo Yalaboo 31-35, F 3 Responses Sep 7

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    Doctors have always told me I had slim to no chance of ever getting pregnant, but as I have recently realized doctors are not always right. In April-May of 2013 I had an extreme...
    hhgarfeildd hhgarfeildd 22-25, F a week ago

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    In summer 2012, I moved to a new country with my family. I was looking forward to starting school and meeting new people. I was very social and not shy at all. First day of school...
    Meghan00 Meghan00 13-15, F 4 Responses Sep 2

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    Is this a good alevel combination? I have no idea what I want to be in the future. I am so scared since all my friends have it figured out... I don't want to be a doctor But...
    happybubbles happybubbles 18-21, F Sep 5

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    So much built up tension was released the other day, i had so much going round in my head and it had to all come out. I have sat for 15 years and observed, and listened and taken...
    Gentleandlovingsoul Gentleandlovingsoul 36-40, F Sep 12

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    I go on holiday every summer to Greece to see my family. About 3 summers ago I met a boy who lived next door to us, called Thodoris. I was 14 and he was 17. I only speak a little...
    Ame101 Ame101 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 30

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    About ten years ago, I was a pretty hardcore mountain biker... I started out as a roadie up in the New England area, but when we moved to Georgia, I discovered fat tire cycling...
    bloobie4 bloobie4 46-50 3 Responses Sep 1

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    I don't know how I did it but I somehow managed to not write any stories over the summer. It was hard to fight the urge because I'm a bit of writer and when ideas come I just want...
    Dreamer32 Dreamer32 26-30, F 1 Response Sep 2

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    I am currently having an affair. He's amazing! We made love the first time this past holiday. We are really falling for one another. Sadly, I just accepted a job 10 hours away, and...
    blondi73 blondi73 36-40, F 9 Responses Sep 6

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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...
    molsonman78 molsonman78 31-35, M Aug 24

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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 2 Responses Aug 25

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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 Aug 25

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    I have an issue, an issue or few. My mom thinks I hate her because I talk so horrible 2 her... it's not that I hate her bc I don't I'm just upset with a grudge... see, she was an...
    regarnylkoorb regarnylkoorb 18-21, F Aug 30

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    this is the drawing she said i copy her, but i didn'tI was repeating the year, when he entered a new student whose name, I'm not here, will be X because she does not deserve to...
    lovingCuteSmartGirl lovingCuteSmartGirl 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 31

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    hello .i m not a native English speaker,so excuse my English if i make a mistake. im 24 year old and i just had an abortion 1 week ago,this is would be my 3rd and most painfully...
    hajer22 hajer22 22-25, F Sep 8

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    To start off, I firmly hate this drug. Honestly, I admire people who love it so much because it is such a mystery to me. My first bad trip with weed was in shape of a brownie. I...
    jamandab jamandab 18-21, M 2 Responses Sep 8

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    So... part 2... I decided that nobody is going to hire me, and I go to an old employer, over an hour away, and they will take me back... so, I get ready to move. (There are good...
    cozyuptothefire cozyuptothefire 51-55, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    I started my affair 6 months ago. Almost 6 months to the day. We are both married. She has two small kids, I have none. I've known her for 4 years and have had a crush on her...
    confusedinpa7 confusedinpa7 36-40, M 5 Responses Aug 28

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    All my life I had people try ruin my life and mess things up for me. From people I knew as accuaintance to family members. People I knew years ago would lie to girls that I liked...
    Niko864 Niko864 41-45, M Sep 2

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    On September 10th I had an abortion. Never did I ever thought I was going to be in this situation . Me and my boyfriend had an accident not knowing the condom ripped . 3 weeks...
    Bea16 Bea16 18-21, F 6 Responses Sep 12

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    I'm not sure if I expected too much of him back then or if he was a bad teacher. It's been a few years now, but it still bugs me. Basically, I went through a rough time where I was...
    The2ndLaw The2ndLaw 18-21, F Sep 12

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    I know this cycle well. A couple of bad days of longing with some morose introspection, followed by a clear flow of lightness and appreciation for stability and peace. It gets...
    marmelade marmelade 51-55, F 9 Responses 5 days ago

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    THIS IS ME!!! It was the Summer of 2012 , just two years ago... I was dating my Ex and to be honest I can't even tell you how it happened because I felt no different but One day...
    Fanteyzhuh Fanteyzhuh 22-25, F 2 Responses 21 hrs ago

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    Bad teeth gave me confidence... when i was younger i had the best teeth ever them being milk teeth they fell out..m adult teeth i believe are the worst ever instead of being...
    twinkieblue twinkieblue 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 21

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    Reeling in the fishing rode,well I'm very tired today from yesterday I guess I tried to do to much like before, I woke up this morning confused thinking my son was here in the...
    streets718 streets718 56-60, F Aug 21

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    PLEASE DON'T OFFER ME SEX OR HIT ON ME THROUGH MESSAGES. EP IS SOLELY USED AS AN ONLINE DIARY FOR ME. I had my very first one night stand this year. I went on a trip up to...
    billabonggirl27 billabonggirl27 22-25, F Aug 24

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