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I 'm Ready For Change

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    honestly, my life hasn't

    even begun.. so what is to change? well.. not EVERYONE gets off on the right foot when life begins. I am a normal 18 year old girl.. I graduated high school in may of 2013 and begun my first semester at college. i failed even though i tried my best and got kicked out.. i came...
    EmilyDk EmilyDk 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 24, 2013

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    I'm ready for a change

    but change is not going to come so fast my brain i think is going to explode i share my life with thoughts that bring me grif,i'm going to wait this will transform anyway,because everything change as the weather i hope soon,i will pray for this.
    blackweirdcat blackweirdcat 46-50, F 2 Responses Sep 11

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    I am finally ready, not just to welcome change

    but to take steps toward that change. I think allot of people want change but end up frozen from the fear that comes with change, change can be unknown allot of the times, so naturally we fear the unknown. Fear is healthy in doses but not to the point where it stops you dead in...
    MisssValentine MisssValentine 18-21, F 1 Response May 12

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    I have been here too long,

    so as of now I am looking for the perfect place to relocate. Must be scenic, near the ocean/sea, some mountains would be nice and attractive small size community with nearly no pollution. Any advice?
    tommiatkins tommiatkins 51-55, M Aug 2

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    There are far, far better things ahead

    than any we leave behind ~ C.S. Lewis
    Happinessismine Happinessismine 31-35, F Aug 13

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    Stressed - Ready To Jump Into The Unknown

    Something has flipped a switch inside me this weekend. I am knotted up with tension, figety, stressed, anxious and uncertain. I want to jump in my car and drive, escape this house, go anywhere, get away from my (soon to be ex) wife. I feel an overwhelming internal pressure that...
    MAXwho MAXwho 46-50, M 1 Response Mar 31, 2013

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    I'm Not Doing It Anymore

    I have spent the past 10+ years of my life waiting on people. It has got to the point of them expecting me to do it. I feel that some of my own problems and issues I am having recently and some from the past our my own fault. I just do what makes others smile and keep my thoughts...
    Tara277 Tara277 26-30, F 3 Responses Dec 31, 2012

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    Life

    Through my life, I have had to struggle with so much and have felt the loneliness through so much of it. I was obese most of my child hood and my adult years. I was torn apart and ridiculed because of it as well as physically pushed around for it by people I went to school with...
    UofMfan1 UofMfan1 41-45, M 1 Response Oct 5, 2013

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    Fishcake22 Fishcake22 31-35, M 1 Response Apr 28

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    I decided to take some risks & do some things

    that I haven't done before this year. I want change in my life. I want to be a better person. I want to be successful in life. I want to start looking at life more positively rather than negatively. I'm catholic but I don't push my views on other people & this year I decided to...
    TheQuietOne92 TheQuietOne92 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 8

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    In single as of right now

    but I'm not too sure if I want to rekindle my 5 yr relationship? Help?
    xoxojpc xoxojpc 26-30, F Jul 6

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    I want so much more out of life,

    but when it comes to taking the right steps I become overwhelmed/unmotivated... I hope this is temporary.
    jinjew jinjew 26-30, F 2 Responses Jun 13

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    Changing changes changed.

    I don't know how it happens but it does. They say you can change the scenery but not the situation - but that's a lie. Changing the scenery changes the perspective which changes the situation. * no more impulse driven gratification. * never ever compromise on who I am...
    agirlsthoughts agirlsthoughts 26-30, F Apr 26

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    Another day come and gone.

    All the work I have done for myself is working but at the same time is being masked behind scruffiness. All I need is a good shave and a good hair cut and I'm ready to go. What brought this on was me brushing my teeth this morning and I didn't even recognize the guy in the...
    Encontrados Encontrados 36-40, M Aug 2

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    I've been thinking about getting my hair cut

    like this and dying my hair that color..do you think it would look okay?
    halfofmex halfofmex 13-15, F 2 Responses Jul 16

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    yes..i am ready now..

    .for a big change in me...and my manifesto will kill every one near me !!!!
    poisonlady poisonlady 31-35, F 4 Responses Sep 13

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    The White Male: I'M Intrigued.

    So lately... I would say, since I've been working at the casino, I have developed this massive, uncontrollable attraction to white men. Something about them.. Maybe it's the innocent approach they give when they come to my window to cash their chips. Maybe it's the way they look...
    ShesJustHer ShesJustHer 22-25, F 5 Responses Oct 7, 2013

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    A Fresh Start

    I need a really serious change in my life. I need to start fresh. Maybe with the new year I will have the fresh start I need.
    PicturesOfABetterLife PicturesOfABetterLife 31-35, M 5 Responses Dec 24, 2012

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    looking4wonderland looking4wonderland 22-25, F 4 Responses May 8

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    Really it's not a change.

    I'm just finishing my major at college that I stopped pursuing during my relationship with my ex. Once I am done with this I will be ready to TAKE ON THE WORLD lol...........
    Encontrados Encontrados 36-40, M 1 Response Aug 1

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    I have people in my life,

    family and friends, who keep telling me I deserve better, that if I want him to change, I need to give him a choice. To choose his family, over his partying, or to leave. I never expected that we wouldn't be his choice.. And I guess that's what hurts the most. If you start to...
    AylaB AylaB 26-30, F 3 Responses Dec 29, 2013

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    Been a while since I last posted.

    Dunno what to say really but life is great and there's going be some changes that are Gnna be scary but it's for the best. I just need to quit doubting myself or it will never get done. I'm ready ^_^. How is everyone?
    GoddessHalo GoddessHalo 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 22

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    This may well be my last story here

    for awhile. I'm starting a new job tomorrow and anticipate having a lot less free time to spend here on this forum. I do expect to be doing more writing as time goes on, but it's going to take me some time to get accustomed to managing my time in a whole new way. I'm grateful...
    Anonymouself Anonymouself 41-45, M Apr 29

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    Because my future will not be like my past.

    I cannot let it be like today has been, how the next days will unfortunately also be like. Because I just want to be happy. I don't want to feel like I'm in a cage. I don't want to feel like at any moment, negative events may crush my soul. I just want to be free. And while...
    unknownfamiliar unknownfamiliar 22-25, F 2 Responses Jul 13

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    I'm ready to embrace the single life.

    I'm done crying. He may have left me but in truth I was alone for at least the last three years of our marriage. I didn't have to mourn the "death" of my marriage as I did that throughout the ten years we were together. What I mourned was the death of my hopes and dreams...
    Andromeday Andromeday 36-40, F 3 Responses Jan 5

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    I think I've hit an all time low in my life at

    this moment. Things need to change for the better and change fast.
    gentlepanic gentlepanic 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 5

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    I'm ready to move somewhere else.

    Where I live it's always hot which is bad for my health. I have Lupus and Hawaii is not good for anyone with this condition as it makes me photosensitive. I feel really sick all the time and I am sick and tired of it. I want to be somewhere I can at least feel better. Ever since...
    LM96753 LM96753 31-35, F Aug 5

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    Got my hair cut recently.

    ..what do you think ?=)
    koreanguy1005 koreanguy1005 26-30, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I Don't Think It'll Ever Change.

    My mother told me the other day, after one of her drunken episodes, that my siblings will always think me as a child. It did bother me because I know that it's true, and no matter what I do, or try to do, they won't ever see me as a grown adult. Sure, they'll look at my age, and...
    CharleeLuv CharleeLuv 18-21, F 2 Responses Oct 30, 2013

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    I am ready to change my reclusive life

    and become more socially active (I.e. get out more often); the problem is I really don't know where to start. I don't want to party on the weekends, like most college students, because my conscience would bother me if I did the things most people my age do (e.g. get wasted, get...
    Philonous Philonous 18-21, M 2 Responses Aug 16

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    Time To Move Forward

    Throughout life, we are constantly faced with various hardships. You can try changing every aspect of your life to be flawless, but it’s impossible. We are human, it’s in our nature to potentially threaten everything beautiful or decent we encounter. If you sit there and...
    VanessaBuddhipala VanessaBuddhipala 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 9, 2013

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    I need to stop lowering my standards.

    I need to start having more self respect. I am a funny, caring, kind, and beautiful girl. I don't need to settle for anything less than what I want/what is good for me. I'm not saying I'm going to be stuck up about my boyfriends in the future but I need to stop dating all these...
    xsarah23x xsarah23x 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 5

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    Real Change

    Life has thrown me many curves I have never known love in my life I believe I am some sort of oddball as I can't seem to find love but if I wait love can't find me either. I hope that with all the changes I have made in my life recently and all the changes still ahead that one...
    RJ43 RJ43 46-50, T 1 Response Sep 20, 2013

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    I changed my hair I changed my style I changed

    my look I changed my smile I changed my hat to suit the fad I changed the clothing that I had I changed my diet and my routine I changed into a fitness machine I changed my lifestyle I changed my physic I changed from welcoming to quiet and meek I changed my character and...
    nivanvc nivanvc 36-40, M Jan 5

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    PunkRockUnicorn PunkRockUnicorn 13-15, F 1 Response Sep 13

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    hey all ! ... this is important

    and big. can i have a small time of yours, just little.. few minutes.. i sign up here around a year back to share my story with people and i did. i expected people will help me out from my heart broken stage and yes to maximum extend people helped, thanks a lot... then i began...
    heartless2 heartless2 22-25, M Jul 22

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    I am so ready for a change,

    ive decided that once Christmas is out of the way that is it. I am going to make some major life changes, a good friend keeps telling me life is too short to take anything for granted, as she knows how unhappy i am at the minute. and seeing how much her life has changed for the...
    MysticTemptress MysticTemptress 26-30, F 5 Responses Dec 26, 2013

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    Fishcake22 Fishcake22 31-35, M 1 Response Apr 26

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    I am going out and getting a haircut,

    a shave (leaving some facial hair) not because I'm lazy but because I've been told a little on me look's good. Then I'm going off solo to the movies. What I'll see is not important. I just need to treat myself and stop this being stuck!!!
    Encontrados Encontrados 36-40, M 2 Responses Aug 2

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    CESARR7 CESARR7 18-21, M Mar 30

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    More Thoughts..:)

    Why does glue stick to the inside of a bottle? If the wicked witch of the west melts in water,how did she ever bathe? Why do people put there two cents in when it's a penny for your thoughts?? How young can you be but still die of old age ? Can you read a picture book? Why...
    mkatz mkatz 36-40 Feb 1, 2013

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    Just A Thought...

    If I woke up tomorrow,and I didn't know who I was,would there be anyone . There to tell me who I was or would they try to help me remember.or do you think anyone would even care, or just let me walk around like a crazy person,who doesn't know who iam or was, or better yet even if...
    mkatz mkatz 36-40 Feb 1, 2013

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    I would really like to see some catastrophic

    Event to take place. Some people would wonder why and think I'm sick to think this because many would die but it will make people wake up and realize what we should be focused on and know our true values.
    ValhallaAwaits ValhallaAwaits 18-21, M 2 Responses Sep 11

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    When you truly give up trying to be whole

    through others, you end up receiving what you always wanted from others!!
    Anngeleyes Anngeleyes 26-30, F 6 Responses 21 hrs ago

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    I was forced to change my life a year ago

    now that the dust has settled, I want to now initiate MY OWN change in my life; I just don't know where to start! Any suggestion? Every area of my life needs a little change or two.
    kmdickerson5 kmdickerson5 26-30, F Jul 2

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    Getting real tired of the place I'm in now.

    This just isn't cutting it, and I'm starting to loose my mind I swear. So instead of playing the poor me why me game I'm gonna get up, and brush myself off. Made a promise to myself that from now on things are gonna be different.
    PoisonousWolf PoisonousWolf 18-21, F Mar 21

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    School starts in two weeks

    so I want to change my hair. I've always gotten highlights but can't afford to get them done at a salon. So I was thinking of buying the dye box from Walmart. I want to dye my hair red, FYI but if I can have talks opinions of any color you think I'll look good in. Please send a...
    BooBear99 BooBear99 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 5

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