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I Had a Bad Year On a Lot of Levels

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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've posted my affair story, so not going to repeat. I've finished my Affair, which is why this title says, I HAD an affair. It's been 5 months since I was together with the...
    OnAlert OnAlert 56-60, M 11 Responses 1 day ago

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    Bare with me, long story. For many years there has been a street that I do not like, get bad vibes from. Can't really explain why, just hate driving down that street. Yesterday...
    TheEppy TheEppy 31-35, M 1 Response Jul 7

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    I just want him. That's it. Only him. I want to just be around him. I want to listen to the sound of his voice talk about anything an everything. I want to talk until 5 am and...
    JustAnotherNobody21 JustAnotherNobody21 13-15, F 3 days ago

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    I have had bad luck for awhile.Right now my husband has been out of work for a week,and i have money to pay rent for august but thats it. .I'm working odd jobs right now.He was...
    1prettygirl 1prettygirl 36-40, F 7 Responses 5 days ago

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    I had an abdominal myomectomy on June 25, 2014. What an experience. So far my recovery has been easy. But I think I have been moving around far too much. Because the staples that...
    moniqueshea moniqueshea 31-35, F 1 Response Jul 6

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    I'm 15 years old and I first tried weed about half a year ago, and I've had lots of good trips, I would feel everything go in slow motion, I'd have the munchies and everything...
    idkmanjustshii idkmanjustshii 13-15, M 3 hrs ago

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    Why am I having an affair? All marriages go thru lows.. Yes.. mine hit rock bottom. He was out of work and drunk everyday... He was miserable.. He had no desire for sex...
    Differentforever Differentforever 46-50, F 5 Responses 3 hrs ago

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    I have never had the chicken pox. I had the mumps and the measles but not the chicken pox. And now that my daughter has chicken pox, it frightens me that I'll get infected, which I...
    thelonewood thelonewood 26-30 2 Responses 4 hrs ago

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    Have been in a bad mood this weekend. When I am in a bad mood I tend to waste my time and do only useless things. So I did not study a single word of what I intended to study this...
    MissGaga MissGaga 22-25, F 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    I've been sleeping for a thousand years it seems got to open my eyes to everything
    killerinstinke killerinstinke 13-15, F 10 hrs ago

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    Last night. It was about one of my friends that died 2 years ago by crashing into a brick wall with his motorcycle. He seemed happy.
    LadyDeanS LadyDeanS 16-17, F 8 hrs ago

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    Well my boyfriend was a jack *** lol and I just want to say he was almost my first kiss but something went wrong lol I was reminded today about my 5 year old crush lol I know it...
    Jestsang8 Jestsang8 36-40, F 6 hrs ago

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    So is it bad that I'm talking to my best friends ex on fb? Probabbly. Behind her back? Even worse. Does that mean I tell her? I don't know.
    GennaCatherine GennaCatherine 16-17, F 1 Response 6 hrs ago

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    I think when I was about nine or ten years old, I realized my mother was doing drugs. When you're a little kid, that is definitely a big deal, and with everything being shoved down...
    OldAbandoned10 OldAbandoned10 22-25, F Jun 30

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    this is me. damaged, broken me. there nothing special about me, im just an average women trying to muddle through life with ease. i was always a 'strange' child according to people...
    littlemiss052014 littlemiss052014 22-25, F 3 Responses Jul 3

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    I am now 29 years old. I had half of my thyroid removed in year 2000 when I was 15 due to a benign tumor removal around that thyroid gland. Since I still had the remaining half of...
    zhiyunq zhiyunq 26-30, M Jul 8

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    I feel really bad that my children don't have a father. He and I were married for ten years before we had children. He was a recovering addict/alcoholic and had been sober for...
    glitterdahlia glitterdahlia 41-45 2 Responses Jun 29

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    hi . i believe in god and love. i believe that a single person can make the other happy. it all started when i was 9. i was scared of a man. he was bad. and of course everyone...
    krazykat786 krazykat786 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 14

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    I am married. I am going to be a mother. I turned 18 and I lived in another state for 5 years away from my family. Now I am pregnant and surrounded by only my husband's family. It...
    sophie0852 sophie0852 22-25, F 2 Responses Jun 27

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    So I am 23 years old and I don't drive. My parents deny it but really it is semi their fault. When i was 14 my dad asked me if I wanted a car and of course at 14 2 years is a long...
    kyla1098 kyla1098 22-25, F Jul 4

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    My wife and I met in college 14 years ago but we didn't date we just were friends. She leaves to return home because one of her parents get ill and we lose contact until 3 years...
    Solonelysc Solonelysc 31-35, M Jul 14

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    It's been exactly one year, July 22nd, 2013. A year ago today, my YAMW and I drove off for 'lunch', but in fact, I took her to a nearby park, with a narrow sandy beach next to the...
    lifu0427 lifu0427 56-60, M 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    Ok, so what i'm mainly trying to get out of this is to see if people have had a similar experience. I won't go terribly in depth, but just to see if anyone has experienced...
    deano713 deano713 18-21, M 1 Response Jul 6

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    More often than not I can eat all I want and not feel bad, but lately I've felt more compelled to give in to an old middle school habit of mine. My eating disorder, though mild...
    TeaspoonEm TeaspoonEm 16-17, F Jul 12

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    When I graduated HS in 2000 I was a care free stoner who just floated through life on cloud 9. Just about everything I had was provided by my parents. I wouldn't have admitted it...
    reelman4372 reelman4372 31-35, M 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    It happens to everyone. There is a quote out there that has a message about how if something bad happened to you, you probably did something to deserve it. I don't agree with that...
    blossomingbeauti blossomingbeauti 36-40, F Jun 30

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    My husband passed away 4 months ago due to a sudden stroke. We were together for 33 years. I dreamed about him 2 nights ago for the first time. I dreamed he left me and I looked...
    fuzzikat fuzzikat 51-55, F 1 Response Jul 5

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    I saw you today. Again. You walked right by me. Again. You looked down at the ground. Again. It wasn't until later tonight that I realized what today is. It was one year ago...
    FindingMySong FindingMySong 46-50, M 5 Responses Jul 8

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    I am currently on Day 11 recovery from a tonsillectomy. I have to say, a tonsillectomy is not for wusses! Having suffered for as long as I can remember with constant bouts of...
    anitarate anitarate 31-35, F Jul 11

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    So here goes my story. I am 35, married for over 3 years to my second husband. Between marriages, I had a serious relationship with a man who was 13 years older than me. We had...
    addicted2him1966 addicted2him1966 31-35, F 4 Responses Jul 11

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    I was very shy growing up. The first friend I had was in 1st grade. Everyone else was always happy, cheerful and talkative while Paulina and I were always in our separate tables...
    KukeretheFox KukeretheFox 13-15, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I was 23 years old when I had an abortion. It was the most difficult decision, but as it turned out it wasn't my choice. I am now 59 years old and still think of what happened. At...
    Sara600 Sara600 56-60, F 1 Response a week ago

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    So this is going to be a long one, just warning you. No, I mean it...a really long one! So I started a new job recently and I was very excited about this new prospect because I...
    Plumbalina Plumbalina 26-30, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Can any one help me get through this? A month or two ago something similar happened to me, me and a friend visited some people we had recently met at a rave and we all decided to...
    char21213 char21213 16-17 1 Response 2 days ago

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