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I Never Thought That My Life Would Turn Out Like It Did

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    My Little Place

    i never imagined myself in a little condo living a town away from my beloved home town. but here i am still two years later, still happy, still content and answering to nobody. I enjoy this life, although it seems i am a bit isolative but this is how i want it. If i wanted to...
    Amala82962 Amala82962 46-50, F Feb 26, 2011

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    Not Too Bad, But Certainly Not Planned

    when i was little, of course there were the dreams of meeting prince charming and becoming a princess. that lasted about as long as my belief in santa. as i grew older, i wanted the white picket fence, family, and love. later i realized my love for history. nothing made me...
    antiyou antiyou 26-30, F 4 Responses Dec 3, 2007

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    Never Thought

    I never thought my life would be like this. Extreme sickness, depressed, paranoid, and not able to be around others. Everyday im praying to be healed or killed.....I don't think healed is going to work out. If someone wrote my life beforehand...hes pretty cruel
    mdavids215 mdavids215 31-35 1 Response Sep 28, 2012

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    I Hate My Life

    I never thought at 27 i would once again be living back home with my parents. When I made the choice I thought it was for the best, but now I'm not so sure. I hate it here and most of the time I hate the people I am surrounded by. I know that hast to sound so crappy considering...
    MirandaJMaddox MirandaJMaddox 26-30, F 2 Responses Dec 3, 2007

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    You Never Know

    You know growing up I don't really think I thought much about what I would be.  I never really had any goals.  Now I am a truck driver and I would have never dreamed of doing this.  When I was growing up I guess you can say I was one of the lucky ones.  I had...
    rondat rondat 41-45, F 7 Responses Dec 27, 2008

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    Everything Going For Me

    I was tall, shapely in a slender way, and pretty. That takes care of the physical side of things. I was also intelligent, artistic, and talented. That sums up the gifts I was given. I was mildly athletic, more that enough to keep myself thin. I was superstitious about...
    tinydragon10 tinydragon10 61-65, F Nov 22, 2012

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    One Day...

    Remember when you were small, and unhappy?  Even though you were be in utter despair, there was always the consoldation... "ONE DAY, when I'm all grown up, it will be better".  When you had your heart broken, through the tears, there was still the...
    Lizzy22 Lizzy22 36-40, F 3 Responses Nov 29, 2008

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    Seems

    like when im in situations..sometimes all i can do is just look up or around and ask myself..how..why did i allow myself to get into the certain situation. Why is it harder to come up in a situation than it is to go down? You know? Faster to go down than come up..
    lostprophet lostprophet 22-25, F 2 Responses Jan 27, 2010

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    When Dreams Crash, Meeting Reality

    My idealistic world is beautiful, colourful and imaginative. In my word there is the essence of perfection. Well, my own version of perfection of course. It's a place where my true heart is safe, and can live fully and openly. It is a place where I am loved for all that I am...
    Lucidblue Lucidblue 36-40, F 1 Response Jan 29, 2011

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    Changes

    When I look back just a few years ago and remember all the things that I thought I would be doing/have done by now, I can't believe that was me. Then I think, if the me of a couple years ago could look at me now, she wouldn't beleive this is me either.
    EmptyInside EmptyInside 19-21, F 1 Response Dec 3, 2007

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    A Little Shocking

    At age 6, my life was so bad then. That's when the anxiety and problems at home and school started. But I kept a hope that things would change and that by the time I was 18, I would have the life that I wanted and feel some peace within. I never expected that things were only...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Nov 29, 2008

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    I Didn't Think I Would Be Here

    From an early age I was convinced I would never live to see my 21st birthday. I always thouht I would either be killed somehow or kill myself....but here I am, 23! I never imagined I would marry and move away from my home town. I figured if I did make it passed my 21st I would be...
    AWUK AWUK 26-30, F 1 Response Dec 2, 2007

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    Still the Same.

    I have been living the past 6 or 7 years with escapist mentality. I ran to get to where I am now, but it seems all these years that just went by slipped slowly day by day, with me still frustratingly stuck. I look around me now and see that I really haven`t moved forward very...
    Cinderelly Cinderelly 36-40, F 3 Responses Dec 3, 2007

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    3 Years.

    3 years ago I was going into year 5 of an emotionally abusive relationship with my fiance. I had become addicted to everquest to, in a cowardly way, run from my problems. My fiance never worked, we were living with my parents while they supported us. I was in college working...
    dementiatedpink dementiatedpink 21-25, F 1 Response Dec 3, 2007

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    Changes

    Changes,Like I never expected,How different,Life is,Never expected this,Freedom at last,I can be Me!
    lazycrazybasket lazycrazybasket 46-50, M Nov 28, 2011

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    2 Options

    I have never thought for a second that my life would turn out as it has. I'd always assumed one of two things would happen. Option one was being carted off to a crazy farm, the other option was being stabbed/shot/killed. That's because I frequently walk through the wrong parts of...
    Luangi Luangi 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 2, 2007

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    Failure

    i feel i have let myself down in so many ways.so many wrong choices.walked along the wrong path and have ended stranded in my life.i never thought my life would turn out like this.i always hoped i would meet someone wonderful and we would be blissfully happy.i never imagined...
    freeangel freeangel 31-35, F 13 Responses Jul 21, 2010

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    The Best Part

    I never thought that my life would turn out like it did, and the best part is it's not over yet.
    ashleyxxpiano ashleyxxpiano 18-21, F Jul 25, 2011

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    I Guess There Is A First For It All

    First i must say that my life is not bad but say the tittle says i never thought it would be like it is. I come from a vary small town and most people do not get out, The high school i went to did not have high hopes for its students and if they do happen to leave an go to...
    laceyM laceyM 22-25 Dec 28, 2011

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    Two Steps Forwards One Step Back

    Here's the thing, and sorry if this might sound a bit unpolished and long but I am annoyed wanting to get this out, felt it was important enough to say it. But first a big of background, two years ago I was two years unemployed after college nearly broke and hating it. I didn't...
    travelingthinker travelingthinker 26-30, M 5 Responses Nov 15, 2012

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    I Have Just Run Into Reality And Finally Said "ouch"

    I have just run head-on into reality. I just realized I have been selling myself short for the last 52 years, well, at least 45 years, since I was 7. I say 7 because that's how old I was when my parents divorced and that's the year I stopped smiling in the annual school photo...
    zabette zabette 51-55 3 Responses May 6, 2012

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    I Am At Peace

    NEVER in a million years did i ever think my life would turn out as it has. and that i would be so at peace with it all....i imagined myself living on sweetwater street until they took me to Bisbees(the local funeral home). i imagined filling that house with children, having a...
    Amala82962 Amala82962 46-50, F Jul 22, 2010

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    Feared, Perhaps.

    If you were able to show my seventeen year old self my current life, I suspect that he would collapse to the ground, vomit and promptly have a seizure in horror and despair. Not that I was prone to doing such things in my late teens, but such a reaction is certainly more...
    TheTardyDodo TheTardyDodo 31-35, M 8 Responses Dec 3, 2007

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    23 and 3 Kids???

    GOING BACK TO MY REBELIOUS TEEN YEARS, NEVER IN A LIFETIME WOULD I HAVE GUESSED OR EVEN THOUGHT THAT BY THE AGE OF 23 I WOULD HAVE HAD 3 CHILDREN. BUT I GET THAT FEELING EVERY MORNING...LOL. BUT I LOVE THEM SO MUCH. I GUESS THAT WAS GODS PLAN TO KEEP ME FROM ALL THE HARMFUL...
    JEZZAB3LL JEZZAB3LL 22-25, F 1 Response Dec 4, 2007

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    The Real Work-

    "Train yourself to let go of everything you fear losing." ~ Yoda For the second time in 5 months, my mother lay in a hospital bed with pneumonia, complicated by congestive heart failure. Miraculously she managed to recouperate from the last bout, at the time saying she wanted to...
    VTMarkus VTMarkus 46-50, M 2 Responses Jun 5, 2013

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    Never Thought

    Never thought,Not for one minute,Life like this,Never,Shows,One never knows,What's around the corner!
    lazycrazybasket lazycrazybasket 46-50, M Jul 28, 2012

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    Last week I got out of an abusive relationship. Last week my whole life changed. I am now living the "single" life. Which I haven't for a while. At first with my boyfriend...
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    I actually met him online. He lived in Europe and I in the US. We fell madly in love, and were in a long distance relationship for 2.5 yrs before I finally was strong enough to...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Mar 27

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    I didn't believe he would love me, I thought it was a sick joke, but it's been a little over three years now and I am no longer waiting for that sick punch line
    SurpriseMeToday SurpriseMeToday 18-21, F Mar 23

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    If I hadn't listen to my parents and recognizing that I am who I am today no matter what I can't change for nobody. God made me the way I am, and nothing or no one is going to put...
    gregs242 gregs242 18-21, M a week ago

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    My heart is always in pain. Why can't he try to love me the way I love him? Why did he even marry me? We used to be so happy, how can it be gone in only 2 years?
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    You know that feeling when your boyfriend says he "loves" and he makes you feel so special. Soon, you start hearing rumors that he's cheating on you. You think that 'oh it's just a...
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    I dreamed yesterday about my younger brother. He's being chopped and he's inside of the coffin. I couldn't believed so I let my uncle open it for me so that I could see my brother...
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    I dreamed yesterday about my younger brother. He's being chopped and he's inside of the coffin. I couldn't believed so I let my uncle open it for me so that I could see my brother...
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    i tried to write a poem for you, and realized that i could not. I guess you have done a very good job at leaving me speechless.
    NefelibataAggression NefelibataAggression 18-21, F Mar 23

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    Living the best way I can
    miakajones2001 miakajones2001 31-35, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    What goes around comes back around (hey my baby) What goes around comes back around (hey my baby) I say what goes around comes back around (hey my baby) What goes around comes back...
    wishfullthoughts wishfullthoughts 18-21, F Mar 22

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    I dated a guy for all of college and would go home every weekend to spend time with him instead of staying at my school and making college friends. I love going out and socializing...
    Love1992xo Love1992xo 18-21, F 4 Responses Mar 21

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    I got married half a year ago to the love of my life, and we decided to live in the country he was living in, which ment i had to leave everything and everyone I knew and loved...
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    He walked into the room and my heart immediately started beating quickly. I knew of him and his reputation, but it was the first time I ever seen him up close. That all sounds...
    Skinnylove29 Skinnylove29 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 27

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    Man to be honest this was in tenth grade never met this girl in my life, never had spoken to her, never you bother to introduce myself and I had her for my bio class. It wasn't...
    Colpaige Colpaige 16-17, M 2 days ago

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    So I'm just going to go on a little rant here (it's a bit long)...there are just some things I need to get out and I don't really have anyone to talk to that would understand..any...
    ashh7 ashh7 18-21, F Mar 23

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    This is a long story, i'm not sure if i'll write it out in much detail. I'll try though. First of all, i'd like to say i'm not looking for advice or anyone to feel bad for me. I...
    aJason23 aJason23 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 19

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    Latey, I've been feeling like my whole life has been a big joke and I've been being played from day one. My family was a joke. They didn't even want me. So I ended up in group...
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