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I Need to Change My Life

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    Still Self-hating

    I am failing all the time. I have succeeded at nothing in my whole life. I often can't see the point in trying. I feel awful about how sh!t my life has been so far. I mean my adult life. I have screwed it up and caused hurt for other people in the process. I can't seem to stop...
    demonizd demonizd 31-35, M 10 Responses Feb 14, 2009

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    Need To Change

    Need to change,Wonder,what I'm gonna do,Need wonder no more,I'm changing,As of today,I'm a new me.
    lazycrazybasket lazycrazybasket 46-50, M Feb 2, 2012

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    I Need To Change Things

    Yesterday, as I was cooking the Thanksgiving meal, I realized how much my life has gotten off track. I've let the depression get the better of me, I've made a lot of excuses as to way I can't do this or that, things that I was well able to do in the past, and I've just generally...
    sapphire33 sapphire33 46-50, F 1 Response Nov 25, 2011

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    Its Time

    I am chronically lazy and i really have to stop. If i so much as sense that something is going to require work i just give up. I think that whatever i do will not succeed(low self esteem issues right there). But I have made a point to try harder because i would love to see...
    donno donno 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 3, 2010

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    First Day

    Today is going to be the first day of the rest of my life. I plan on starting my new life by walking in the mornings when I get home from work. Yep thats were I am going to start because how hard can it be to just walk around the block or walk to the gas station instead of...
    Abnormalspring Abnormalspring 26-30, M Apr 1, 2013

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    I Feel Like I'm Missing Somthing

    I feel like I have made no real changes to my life, or my outlook on relationships since high school. It seems like everyone I know has gone through some kind of life altering realization that spiritually and emotionally changes them, I am discouraged and I feel empty, like I'm...
    Dizz123 Dizz123 18-21, F 4 Responses Jul 6, 2011

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    One-eighty

    Summer 2013 I find myself in the middle of a dying relationship. Something I had no control over, the only choice I had was to wait. Life was taking my signification other away from me, and as if that wasn't enough, I was forced to watch it all happen right before more eyes. It...
    prasy7 prasy7 18-21, M 1 Response Nov 5, 2013

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    I Need To Change

    I am so unhappy with myself. So totally and completely unhappy with my life and the way i live it..those of you reading this, please continue to read and then leave your comments below...i am desperate for advice and some sort of guidance. I just dont know what to do..thats my...
    redtoshiba redtoshiba 18-21, F 2 Responses May 6, 2012

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    Why Do I Live? I Lost My Feelings....

    Maybe yup bcuze in the past something happen to me and now I can't trust people and I lost my feelings. I don't know when someone really loves me or not. I don't know what the other one feel, even seeing or hearing things that make every girl soo touch by it and fall in love...
    bellacarsi bellacarsi 22-25, F Nov 16, 2013

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    Time To Pick Myself Up

    After some health problems, Chemical imbalances a year later I an trying to find normal again. I have been battling depression and it has stopped me from wanting to go out. This is not like me at all. I am usually social and like to have friends over or go out. I am starting to...
    mocking mocking 51-55, F 1 Response Oct 5, 2012

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    I Seriously Do!!

    I'm tired of this life, so bad & so much! I just can't handle it anymore!!! No I don't want to end it! Just change it, I wanna change who I am, and what I'm always living, cause I'm just living a LIE all my life I always lived a lie, " tomorrow will be a better day...
    Hope1001 Hope1001 18-21, F May 26, 2013

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    Dont Do This

    well i blame top shop, stupid useless materials, then again it was a £5 belt, if i write it this once i feel i will never have to think on it im guessing. so depression is a ***** on the back of surmounting issues a killer i guess, managed to have some sort of miracal save...
    topshopdontwork topshopdontwork 22-25 Aug 29, 2008

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    Running Circles

    I try to fix things once it's too late. When it's too broken, past the point of no return. I only care when someone doesn't, I only try to make people notice when I'm sure they won't. I'm miserable and I'm walking in circles and I don't know when it'll stop. I understand that it...
    YourAverageGirl YourAverageGirl 18-21, F Jul 6, 2011

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    Looking To Change

    I seem to be stuck. I want to move forward and let go of what has happened in the past, but I just can't seem to find the motivation to let that happen. My girlfriend of 7 years broke my heart, and even though time has helped, I still haven't fully been able to move on, I just...
    Darzu Darzu 22-25 Jul 28, 2012

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    More and More Each Day

    I learned that I see people who need to change. Their attitude their ways. However, when they fail by not seeing there own self needing change. It leaves the responsibility on the one's that will do the right thing. Therefore more and more each day I must change. To adjust to...
    Babeondwy Babeondwy 41-45, F Mar 28, 2013

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    So the whole time I've been on here all I've

    managed to do is complain about how unhappy I am, and how I basically allow my boyfriend and the home wrecker to come and take who I am away from me. My happiness, my weird sarcastic sense of humor, the way I view life, and the people I trust and the list can go on. I allowed...
    R3b3llion32 R3b3llion32 22-25, F 2 Responses Jan 2

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    I need to make me a priority.

    I need to love every minute of my day. I need to laugh at little things again. I need to love again and smile more. I need to remember it's all just a game, I need to drive a Viper, and I need to get laid and stop obsessing over why someone wants me and if it's worth my time...
    Crystalies23 Crystalies23 31-35, F 3 Responses Dec 18, 2013

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    13/02/12

    i want to be beautiful.but im noti dont know what to doi feel terrible about myself all the timesomebody tell me whats wrong with meplease
    redtoshiba redtoshiba 18-21, F 3 Responses Feb 13, 2012

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    This is the one thing that I would never change and one of the things that makes me reach for that handle.
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    SadisticBitch SadisticBitch 31-35, F 1 Response Sep 21

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    Last year, I was really demotivated and depressed because of many changes in my life. I have never been a really happy person because I never really knew how to appreciate and...
    littletruebear littletruebear 18-21, F Sep 11

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    Im gonna fix my F'd up life ! :P :D Hold me to it if you care to. I'll be grateful. Ask me how im doing with the plan. For all of you that are looking for a change, here are 11...
    Stufy Stufy 46-50, F 5 Responses Sep 13

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    The Choices We Make: It's like this: It's not about just making changes in your life it's about making the right changes. I hear people saying all the time that they make changes...
    Detimus Detimus 36-40, M Sep 1

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    September 13. Times of Reprogramming. Recovery is not all-tiresome, unrewarded work. There are times of joy and rest, times when we comfortably practice what we have learned...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F Sep 13

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    September 18. Letting the Good Stuff Happen. "Before recovery, my relationships were lousy. I didn't do very well on my job. I was enmeshed in my dysfunctional family. But at...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F Sep 18

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    To start a story you need a good opening, -shiyori from The God Only Know anime, but i don't know how to do it. so let just start the story about myself, first, My name is Jiji, my...
    callmezie2 callmezie2 18-21, M Sep 18

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    September 8. Stopping Our Pain. "Some of my feelings have been stored so long they have freezer burn." —Beyond Codependency There are many sources of pain in our life. Those...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F 1 Response Sep 8

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    I realise that nothing changes until you change it. Nothing is better until you make it that way. There’s nothing you’re not responsible for. Just waiting around for something...
    kaymiu kaymiu 41-45, F 1 Response Aug 30

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    I was just reading the extinction part of a paleontology and evolution book I need to return to the store since the reason I bought it no longer exists. People that love aliens...
    colorstone colorstone 31-35, M Sep 6

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    I have no idea why I am on this site at 11:30 in the morning but I need to vent. Im 19 years old nearly 20 and im trying to get myself together and trying to get my life together...
    buxey buxey 18-21, M 2 Responses Sep 15

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    My boyfriend and I have been on and off for 2 years (on for the past year). Things have been great. He is WONDERFUL to me. He is kind, thoughtful, affectionate, sweet, funny...
    maggiek10 maggiek10 22-25, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    September 25. Peace with the Past. "Even God cannot change the past." —Agathon Holding on to the past, either through guilt, longing, denial, or resentment, is a waste of...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F 5 days ago

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    I have never been satisfied about my life, only brief moments..... I have low social skills and very few friends. Please keep reading. Sorry If my English is bad. This is a story...
    Needy18 Needy18 18-21, M Aug 30

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    I've had an account here at experience project for a while now and never been the type to get "active" on such sites or forums regardless of my interest in other people and their...
    sash227 sash227 26-30, M 2 Responses Aug 30

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    I am 60 and married to my second husband. It is a very good marriage. My husband is too good to my sons and their families. My youngest son has been married 3 times. He changes the...
    loneyandforgotten loneyandforgotten 56-60, F 4 Responses Aug 30

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    September 5. Step Ten. "Continued to take personal inventory and when we were wrong promptly admitted it." —Step Ten of Al Anon Once we have worked our way to this Step, we...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F Sep 5

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    Well, this is my problem from the beginning of my "adult life"-I meet a girl and have a need to help her, in every way, if she has unpaid bills, I'll pay her bills and won't pay...
    Zpirit1978 Zpirit1978 36-40, M 3 Responses Sep 5

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    I need to write an update on my life. Because for so long I've been in denial, and not willing to admit I have begun to go downhill. First of all let me start with- I had been...
    Tippitoe Tippitoe 22-25, F Sep 8

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    I have known my boyfriend for years. We finally got together approximately two years ago. Before we realised how we felt about one another we spent loads of time together because...
    K504lois K504lois 31-35, F 8 Responses Sep 14

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    I know in life sometimes things can get out of whack and you feel as if you have no one to turn to or you feel as if the world is out to hurt you. Everyone's been their, even the...
    lifechanger00 lifechanger00 18-21, F 2 Responses Sep 20

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    "You need to live, really live" is what she told me. I've lived in fear my whole life. Afraid of the hurt, afraid pain, afraid of the consequences, afraid of...everything. I've...
    SheAlwaysBelieved SheAlwaysBelieved 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 21

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    I had a child with a girlfriend when I was 19 years old but unfortunately things didn't work out between us and we split up. A year later I left my home country and travelled...
    Ikike Ikike 31-35, M 6 days ago

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    August 31. Denial. I've been recovering many years. I've used denial many times. It has been a defense, a survival device, a coping behavior, and, at times, almost my undoing. It...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F Aug 31

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    I hate my life. I hate it. Only half of it has to do with medical problems. The other half consists of my home life, my job and the fact that I can't even predict my future cause...
    sugarcakes143 sugarcakes143 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 31

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