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I Never Thought I'd Be Where I Am Now

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    Never Thought I'd Get Fired

    I always thought that people who got fired got fired for a reason. A real, solid reason. As in if you get fired you are a crappy worker with a crappy attitude and you deserved it. I mean seriously, who would fire somebody who was doing well for their company? Well guess what...
    KoteRahl KoteRahl 22-25, M Aug 8, 2013

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    I hate it, I hate where I am now.

    I know I should just try and be positive. I know life isn't always easy but I always had life easy. I know other's have it worse then me but I can't help but feel unsatisfied with life. I went from being a trophy wife and mom to girlfriend/part-time mom. I honestly thought my...
    Angela1989 Angela1989 22-25, F Apr 6

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    All's Well That Ends Well?

    If you told me two years ago that I'd be going to a new school which is an hour drive away, be best friends with the class 'geeks', lose my friends whom I've known for four years, have a crush on someone online, worry about getting bad results, flunk in physics, attempt to slit...
    DarkAngel123 DarkAngel123 18-21, F 4 Responses Jun 13, 2010

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    I Hate It..

    but i should stay posoitive...cause things could always, always be alot worse than they are right now.. still.....i cant help but be unsatisified with the life ive put myself into by rushing into things without considering consequences due to emotional outbursts and lack of self...
    foamborn foamborn 18-21, F 3 Responses May 4, 2010

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    fungirlmmm fungirlmmm 41-45, F Apr 26, 2010

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    When I Was Younger

    when i was younger i would sit and stare out my window and look at these teenagers with there baby's and siting in class next to people with cuts up there arm never did i think that one day they would be me pushing a baby in a pram buy the time im 13 never did i think i would be...
    shanallia shanallia 13-15, F Mar 24, 2013

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    Not Too Bad

    When I was a kid, lets say I had different dreams for myself. I wanted to become a lawyer, fight for rights, become a lecturer one day. I wanted a family and children. I was so dilligent too. Then I took up smoking, drugs, and lying. I was the Worst liar. I must say that now...
    ThisIsMediocritiesOldAcc ThisIsMediocritiesOldAcc 18-21, F Nov 9, 2012

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    Because Of Where I Started...

    From third grade to fifth grade I been everyone push over.. The one who'd be picked on.. the one who would cheer you up regardless of how you treated me.. Then we moved to sixth grade where I believed you can have one best friend.. The one that is always there for you ( I miss...
    Kzinlove Kzinlove 13-15, F Dec 31, 2011

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    Never In A Milion Years

    I never in a million years thought I would end up in Iraq. But never the less I landed their in January 2008. I got through just fine and thought I would never be over here again and lo and behold here I sit in Afghanistan. It is crazy how life works out but it has been good and...
    donjames61 donjames61 31-35, M Jan 6, 2011

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    Related Experiences

    Well life without my soon to be x if I could ever find out where he is I work two jobs I am always on the run thanks to the a>s that I was once with I hate where he has put me in...
    monica0215 monica0215 51-55, F 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    I wish I could turn back time. Actually I think I'd go back further than 20. Because I'd actually try in school and get good grades. Go to college and be set in a career right now...
    cinch cinch 46-50, F Oct 28

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    Ha! 'I wish I'd known then what I know now!' Something we all invariably say! But. That's life. That's how we learn. It's just unfortunate that lessons learned are often hard.
    picklebobble picklebobble 46-50, M Oct 29

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    Here is a song that can speak to anyone who is in deep... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9F24gHQMy84 The lyrics: Empty room Filled with people Don't mean a thing to you and I...
    autumn1977 autumn1977 36-40, F Nov 6

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    Investing $100 a month would have made me a millionaire by now. A little sacrifice while you're young makes huge differences when you're older! Think more about the future, it's...
    vbrown99 vbrown99 41-45, M 1 Response Oct 29

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    Any (straight) girls around my age that are super obsessed with Minecraft? Like, to the point that it might be overkill, and IS overkill? Wish I had more people to talk to, or...
    YuriXWolfram86 YuriXWolfram86 18-21, F 6 days ago

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    I could shock anyone but would rather use this to help people
    knownasjojo knownasjojo 31-35, F 1 Response Oct 28

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    When I was connecting to my wifi at uni I noticed someone nearby had changed their routers name to 'pretty fly for a WiFi'
    Supermassive93 Supermassive93 18-21, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    More like have to do! 1.) get my weight loss surgery! (lose 45lbs in 3 weeks. I think I can do it. just have to be very strict with diet and exercise! which tomorrow I will be...
    SadisticPsychopathicBitch69 SadisticPsychopathicBitch69 31-35, F 2 Responses Nov 6

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    My list is just getting bigger and bigger the older I get ;-; from getting Hormone therapy to setting up my life as who I want to be ^^ I also just want to go out and experience...
    ACuriousCrossdresser ACuriousCrossdresser 18-21, T Nov 8

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    I love gaming and anime and manga. I love every genre of anime manga and game (but steer clear of stuff with jump scares). My power level is over 9000 but only half of it is...
    YuriXWolfram86 YuriXWolfram86 18-21, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    I try not to be a jealous person but I cant help it. I thought I was going to have fun in high school but so far I'm not. I am trying to make new friends but it is really hard so I...
    volleygirl45 volleygirl45 13-15, F Oct 24

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    Not quite sure what I'm feeling right now, it's almost like I've switched off my emotions as they're too hard to deal with. It's like I turn away or run away from my emotions…
    Misscoconut Misscoconut 16-17, F Nov 11

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    It has been raining softly the whole day. I'm at work, but I so wish I could be with my lovely lady now - in a small, cozy cottage in the mountains! Id just want to feel her soft...
    jamesgoodguy jamesgoodguy 41-45 Nov 11

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    Sometimes all I want to do is lay in bed all day.. For no reason
    Lilwayne1993 Lilwayne1993 18-21, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I don't think this is just a bad funk. I don't think I can come back from this. I'm convinced I've already hit the peak of my life and it's all just gone to ****. The depression...
    megmegmeggers megmegmeggers 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 7

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    I hope my boyfriend realizes this before it's too late. He has ignored me soo long. I feel like I'm not enough. I don't want to be ignored. I wish he would just realize it so it...
    haileyskyrich haileyskyrich 16-17, F Nov 11

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    So blank.. Just, nothing really. Been up all night, had a urge to cry, but I couldn't. I'm not mad, not sad, not happy. I'm just here.
    trinoctal trinoctal 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 12

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    Is it possible to love 2 people at once? I love my husband but if in honest with myself I'm still not over my ex. I keep thinking about him, about his kisses, his touch, his...
    Jenezebel Jenezebel 26-30, F 1 Response a week ago

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    lunadelobos lunadelobos 41-45 1 Response Oct 28

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    My thumbs would cramp up trying to make this list. lol
    niklb niklb 41-45, F Oct 28

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    wish iw as not goin thru hell
    lovelinessbathes lovelinessbathes 31-35, M Nov 9

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    Almost numb. But that means possibly sleeping well.
    OddlyScintilating OddlyScintilating 46-50, M 2 days ago

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    She was my twin's first love. That was the last thing he was talking to me about before he died, he was telling me how much he liked her. We were fifteen. She was a bit older. Now...
    michalb michalb 41-45, M 1 Response 6 hrs ago

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    Ok so I coming back the place it all began I suppose, EP, I met a girl, she sent the cutest message that I ever received, I felt loved instantly and so I messaged her back. Like...
    Verix Verix 18-21, M 4 hrs ago

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    Just buried my hero, my dad cancer is flippn ugly... Small cell lung cancer... It's aggressive, nasty and fast moving. I couldn't see it's progress he was taken of chemo as it was...
    jessie121412 jessie121412 41-45, M 2 Responses 16 hrs ago

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    Drank so much the past few days - no need for it! Not drank because I've felt bad but just for the sake of it which isn't a good thing. Tomorrow signifies the day of the detox...
    Unnecessarilylostsoul Unnecessarilylostsoul 26-30 1 Response 56 mins ago

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    Have you ever had this secret that you have to hide because you're too ashamed? Or you're just so tired of being strong that you can't hide it anymore? Well that's me, And here's...
    Jessica427 Jessica427 18-21, F 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    I blinked. I look at my daughter in her last year of high school. She's beautiful. She's charming. And I see the pudgy hands of a toddler held up to me to wipe off if she got them...
    niklb niklb 41-45, F 6 hrs ago

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    If somebody ever asked me about my life, I will always refer to you. It will always start with the day I first saw your face, and how everything seemed to change. I will continue...
    Darkthoughtsallover Darkthoughtsallover 16-17, F Oct 24

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    I'm so F()$@ing Alone I know plenty of people in my life. I used to think I was alone when I was surrounded by people. Now I realize, I'm so alone because, I am alone. It's a...
    Atlas0Scar Atlas0Scar 18-21, M Nov 8

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    i honestly don't think anyone would. except for my daughters. I'd never leave them :)
    RememberingSunday22 RememberingSunday22 36-40, F 14 hrs ago

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    I'm so broken... I can't stop crying... It hurts so much... We've broken up and I have to work with her everyday, have to see her pretty face, and know that I'll never get to hold...
    MrCutBleedSmile MrCutBleedSmile 18-21, M 5 Responses Nov 8

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    10 years ago, or take a few, I roomed with my best friend (whom I had know for many years before meeting my now ex) and then girlfriend. Everyone, and I mean everyone, thought...
    themissmoxie themissmoxie 26-30, F 2 Responses Oct 21

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    My wife and I have been in a hard marriage. We been married 3 yrs, together 4. Our problems started when she quit her job to try and get help for her 12 yr old autistic son. I was...
    heartbroke73 heartbroke73 41-45, M 4 Responses a week ago

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    You Know something isn't right when you finish talking to someone and you leave feeling sad or hurt. For my it's anger. Even though the convo was ok I feel that everytime I talk...
    HigherCalling HigherCalling 22-25, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    For the bulk of my 20s, I was very ill. No, not one of those things that has no cure. It was just, the doctors didn't think to test for something, which they eventually did and I...
    propergentleman propergentleman 36-40, M Oct 24

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