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

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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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    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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    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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    I'm tired. But I'm too tired

    if being tired so I don't want to sleep. I need sleep but because of that I can't. I can't believe honors day is tomorrow and I'm stressing out because I wasted another year of my life
    Naty14 Naty14 13-15, F May 20

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Honestly I didn't think I would

    even live this long. I married young and pushed aside so many of my dreams to make it work it seems now I can do is look back and wonder if it was all worth it. When I see my daughter growing up into a young woman I am certain it was worth something.
    jatpack3 jatpack3 36-40, M May 20

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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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    Life is great. Everybody loves to be around me.

    I'm more independent than ever imagined. I know I have a great head on my shoulders. They say life is like a roller coaster, but I've been on the rise for too long. I'm excited to experience what the future holds.
    PuckDrop PuckDrop 18-21, M Aug 14

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Thought family was best.

    Thought docs were awesome. Thought meds cured things. Thought brains would help me adjust But never adjusted. And found business ruled. And health never would. Because owners of rulers ruled. Still have hope. But it fades as i age.
    Livyn4pals Livyn4pals 46-50, M Aug 14

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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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    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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    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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    Never Did

    If you had asked me 6 years ago I wouldn't have been able to consive, my life changing like this. Never in my little mind. First house fire, then Grandad dieing, Bullied at school, abused by dad, bullied again, things with dad got even worse. Best friends mum dieing of cancer...
    Lilibuth12 Lilibuth12 18-21, F Aug 19, 2009

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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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    i and my brother share i maen shared a very

    wonderful bond the bond of perfect siblings bt now i think all that ws fake.....m hurt.. very much....he'd been doing some creepy things bt i ignored them b'cz i thought he is naive n younger to me bt now i know that i was studip to think so....he'd been touching me...
    malencholy malencholy 16-17, F May 4

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    Who's life turns put perfect anyway? I planned to be some great artist or animal saviour or something but instead I've finished college with ridiculously high grades and I'm sat at...
    LunaWolff LunaWolff 18-21, F Aug 6

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    Within the first week of our relationship my ex-boyfriend said to me "if you're going to be with me you aren't going to have time for anyone but me." This was a red flag to me, but...
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    9 months together and then he turned on me...I dated my ex for a year he made me so happy and he was so caring and loving then nine months into our relationship he started hitting...
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    I dated a guy once that seemed to be normal at first. He had stole my heart from the first day we met, and three months later we were engaged. But than he started showing his...
    brandijade92 brandijade92 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 5

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    I dated this boy about my freshman year in high school. So, last year. At first I thought "Alright I'll give him a shot" oh lordy was I ever wrong!!!!! Now, most guys at my school...
    BENDrowned BENDrowned 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 5

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    I guess you're never too old to have a secret crush. I didn't plan it this way. But, stuff happens. Time changes things. And yet, I would never, ever say a word.
    aaaagggghhhh aaaagggghhhh 36-40, F 1 Response Aug 20

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    Unfortunately, I did not get out my ruler when reviewing the technical specs - this set is made for petite individuals, so we needed to return it. If it were not for the scale, I...
    Diana63by Diana63by 31-35, M 1 Response Aug 21

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    Sweet guy, we agreed on the fact that we have been hurt a lot in past relationships, after a 3 months, I got bored, he wasn't the one for me, he would ask me for money as an...
    melonladyy melonladyy 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 4

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    I did not plan on falling for you like i did. You were an unexpected surprise. I loved learning more about you and your views. I loved the way you knew what i was thinking. I loved...
    violet1698 violet1698 31-35, F Aug 11

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    I think the universe thinks I like crazies . I ended my shortest relationship within Two Weeks, or maybe longer because he wouldn't let me leave. He showed up in my town searching...
    Alylovespuppies Alylovespuppies 16-17, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Lol. If i had ended my dads career. If i had ignored my dad at 22. If i had gone criminal drunk. Avoided all of these. To see if family healed. But they never...
    Livyn4pals Livyn4pals 46-50, M Aug 14

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    I never date someone , but now you see that dating someone is not always fun sorry
    ActuallyGrace ActuallyGrace 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 4

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    ...I was raised in a non-religious home, if my parents stressed education instead of religion and if I was encouraged to go to a university at 18 rather than deciding to go to...
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