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I Run When Life Gets Hard

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    I've always known this. When life gets hard for me I shut everyone out. I become a loner with no time to hangout because I need my space. I don't like needing anyone.
    beautifulc0nfessions beautifulc0nfessions 18-21, F Mar 30

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    When life is too much for me I do not handle it well at all. I go through waves of emotions in less than an hour. I become very depressed, then that depression turns to anger, then...
    gardengirl17 gardengirl17 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 7

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    Best response to a bad day at work is ways running. No need to be upset or get angry just run run run.
    Ropes4u Ropes4u 46-50, M 1 day ago

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    Sure it is, but you can make it easy on yourself or hard on yourself. I have to work for everything in my life in all areas. These ain't no free ride, that's just the way it is...
    TanTwink TanTwink 22-25, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Iv had anxiety for around 4 years but its never been quite this bad. I stutter when speaking to people I don't like, don't know or when I have to stand in front of people. I don't...
    TheMadBunnie TheMadBunnie 13-15 1 Response Mar 26

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    I want to leave my fiancé of 6 yrs. I feel as though we are not progressing. When I try to talk to him about my needs his males them sound trivial. He always promises things will...
    reasonseasonlifetime reasonseasonlifetime 26-30, F Mar 22

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    It is difficult when succumbing to societies standards. Which is easy and difficult in itself. Easy because societies standards is an illusion created which makes it seem like that...
    ForeverInTheMoment ForeverInTheMoment 16-17, M Mar 30

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    life is like a roller coaster it can be scary or fun the best thing to do is to enjoy it until the ride is over -Jack Bussen
    Jackbussen Jackbussen 13-15, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    i know life can be a struggle and sometimes dreadfully hopeless but try look around you and see some other people have more struggles than ourselves have. that why we are all not...
    nataliechu nataliechu 22-25, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I have a very promising career... But, most of the time.. Things are happening too fast.. I am trying to keep up, I really do... I even surpass my targets.. But way deep down, I am...
    graceyflux graceyflux 26-30, F 2 Responses Mar 22

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    Wsrm weather is great. There is nothing like beach volleyball with friends. And girls in bikinis showing off the body they worked on all winter.
    simperphitaylor simperphitaylor 26-30, M Apr 1

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    I'm a new member to EP. I was married for 23 yrs to a man who cheated in me and lied to me.. He used my parents for everything he could get with empty promises to repay them. Now...
    DocsGirl13 DocsGirl13 41-45, F 1 Response Apr 5

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    I'm struggling to keep it together but I'm on the verge of shutting down. So many things to deal with. I feel like I'm falling apart.
    DZsbg DZsbg 22-25, F 6 Responses Mar 26

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    Work is stressing me out. Bf being in jail is stressing me out. My feelings for another man are stressing me out. It's too much. I don't think I can get out of bed today.
    Kismet905 Kismet905 36-40, F 2 Responses Mar 29

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    Seeing that precious little face run towards me when I get home from school just makes my heart melt. I took him on a walk, then I told him that he needed to pick sissy some...
    16countrygirl 16countrygirl 16-17, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I am a 15 year old Jewish, Orthodox girl. I was born 3 months early in Manchester, England. From the time i was a baby i have had a very hard life. I lived in fear every day of my...
    phobia1998 phobia1998 13-15, F 3 Responses Mar 22

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    I'm only 30 but I feel like I'm 70. I feel like I'm at the end of the line. I was a workaholic. My first job was right after school. When I was in college, I tend to work during...
    hopefulunderdog hopefulunderdog 26-30, F 2 Responses Apr 1

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    **** life really I know people say that **** all the time but I am serious ****. My. Life my life has always been hard but it gets harder and harder my mom says just pray about it...
    nadirah96 nadirah96 16-17, F Apr 5

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    My name is Hailey, and I am from a small town in Missouri called Moberly. I am a devout distance runner and was a personal running trainer for my incredible dad, Eric...and I...
    HaileyBee92 HaileyBee92 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 1

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    When life is going really good it will always suddenly turn around and go ****. i know there are other less fortunate people out there but i always wish i had a different life. My...
    vickaaay22 vickaaay22 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 22

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    This morning I completed 4 miles walking with my cousin. The weather has hampered my running so, my brain finally kicked in with a solution, now that it's beautiful, let's join a...
    Hugmybear Hugmybear 46-50, F 3 Responses Apr 1

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    Sometimes you got to make choices you don't want to. Sometimes life gets overwhelming and you got to sit back and think about what the right thing to do is. Sometimes you got to be...
    16countrygirl 16countrygirl 16-17, F 1 Response 23 hrs ago

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    I grew up in my parents home learning about God. never did a day go by that they taught me. they brought me up in a Godly home and brought me to the house of worship every week. I...
    flyingangel7 flyingangel7 46-50, F Apr 3

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    this would come as a huge surprise to anyone that knows me in real life. i cry when i think about my friends a lot. i have really good friends who are really good people who lead...
    bongripper1 bongripper1 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 4

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    Life is hard enough as it, having alopecia makes it worse. Suffering from hair loss at the of 24 is devestating especially being a woman. It makes my life extra hard. Worrying...
    AchingSoul AchingSoul 22-25, F Mar 31

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    People says you can lose weight naturally without running when you are heart broken..i hope i can shed away some kilos without running too as i am im that situation...
    Pretywoman Pretywoman 36-40, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    I run whenever i need to take a break from school, work, and other stuff or whenever i'm down xD. It really makes me feel better and more positive!!
    klaudt klaudt 18-21, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    My life is hard. I've been through hell for so many years. But somewhere deep inside i believe that life throws all these things at me. I've had every emotion, and gotten to know...
    MsLouise MsLouise 16-17, F Mar 28

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    I have a struggled quite a bit living life. Battling alcoholism, depression, an anxiety disorder and social phobias I have crossed an emotional landscape often painted bleak and...
    ProgressNotPerfection ProgressNotPerfection 41-45, M 1 Response Mar 20

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    Actually i met this guy andrew in school, i was in my junior high last yr. and his in his senior high that time we we're in philippines, i had him as a partner in prom entrance...
    Pinkrilril Pinkrilril 13-15, F Mar 30

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    Hello. I am Guinefurrie, but you may call me G. I have a boyfriend, named S, and he can be sweet sometimes but also very cold and harsh at other times. One of the things we...
    Guinefurrie Guinefurrie 22-25, F Apr 3

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    life is hard at the best of times but ive had it rough these past few years first my dad betrayed me and i then lost the love of my life plus five mental illnesses plus a crippling...
    BenjaminChapman BenjaminChapman 18-21, M Apr 7

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    That feel of I can't wait any longer is there and knowing she could be around the corner. The woman with the first initial letter of J it hunt's more the a dog's bad breath. I have...
    deepwaterscorpio34 deepwaterscorpio34 31-35, M Mar 30

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    When life gives you lemons squeeze the juice in life eyes!!!🍋😲
    coraleigh coraleigh 36-40, F 4 Responses 3 days ago

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    When life is not that great there is always sleep to pass the time
    Bluenox Bluenox 18-21, F 2 Responses 21 hrs ago

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    4 years ago I could barely run 700 foot, and I started training because I was forced to pass a sport test 1 mile and I realized that I like to run. I passed the test and after that...
    Ovidiu91 Ovidiu91 22-25, M 2 hrs ago

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    Anonymous asked: What happens once you kill yourself? Because I'm ready to go. answered: You wanna know what happens once you kill yourself? Your mother comes home from work and...
    lllie lllie 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 28

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    Sometimes I worry that the world may be running out of kind, genuine people. Although looking back at some of history's horrors, I also feel very grateful to live in the new...
    princesszoe13 princesszoe13 16-17, F 3 Responses 10 hrs ago

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    The only running I do is running to the toilet I don't do physical exercise because I don't like moving my muscles. At all.
    theorangefreak theorangefreak 13-15, F 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    Im a mum of one , daughter aged 4 , my first love is her father. We broke up when I was pregnant 5 years ago . I met my current partner and he instantly moved in with me , he hasn...
    Kanaloa Kanaloa 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 12

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    I run about 2 miles 3x a week. I love it and I'm going to try and move up to 3 miles!!!
    WildWolf123 WildWolf123 13-15, F 2 hrs ago

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    I was married to a cop for two years. We had a beautiful son together and I wouldn't trade him for the world. But to be honest my life with my husband was hell. He was cold...
    kbg1992 kbg1992 22-25, F 4 hrs ago

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    Hey guys... I also wanted to change my life... Especially for the better. I figured out how to do it and I'd like to share it with you all. (I am aware this might all sound very...
    xxersabooxx xxersabooxx 18-21, F 9 Responses Mar 29

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    Hey guys... I figured out how to feel better about myself, and be happier and I'd like to share it with you all. (I am aware this might all sound very hippie like...but I'm just...
    xxersabooxx xxersabooxx 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 29

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    I'm sick of running away from everything good in my life because I'm terrified of being the one that gets hurts, I'm sick of feeling like I put barriers up to everyone in my life...
    SlightlySparkles SlightlySparkles 22-25, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    but there is nowhere to go ..nowhere to hide am stuck living this eternal misery ...ok its not that miserable but I need something stronger something more wholesome the drudgery...
    psychicprayer psychicprayer 36-40 Apr 11

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    I want to run away, I want it to be well planned. I want to find someone to run with me, maybe a group of people. We could become close and rough it. We could have so many...
    CatrinaL CatrinaL 16-17, F 7 Responses Mar 23

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    I'm about to be 16, treated like dirt; the black sheep.. Growing up in an extremely hard core religious background, Muslim, Islam, it's hurt me. It's fought against me, everything...
    Yourstrulyanon Yourstrulyanon 13-15 2 Responses Mar 25

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    Inspiration From A Friend A friend and her husband a couple of years ago were suddenly faced with losing their business and job respectively. They were supporting two children...
    perseverer perseverer 51-55, F Mar 26

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    Heyo! So I want to run away with my friend. I mean my life is pretty good on the outside but on the inside it's horrible. Just this Tuesday, I was threatened to get kicked out of...
    Runawaygirl21 Runawaygirl21 13-15, F a week ago

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