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I Run When Life Gets Hard

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    I love to run when I'm stressed, upset, happy, etc. My boyfriend is currently in basic training for the Air Force and I run every morning the same time that he does PT. It helps...
    ohlaurax ohlaurax 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 19

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    I would like to rename this: "We All Have ****"šŸ˜‚ No...but seriously I just want to say something just about some of my experiences with people esp in the last few months... I am...
    MFeisty MFeisty 41-45, F 5 Responses Sep 1

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    I get sick to my stomach when I see couples that genuinely seem to love one another. I don't feel happy for anyone that I hear is getting married. I am married and miserable, but...
    blackcloud79 blackcloud79 41-45, M 1 Response Aug 30

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    Going through a breakup. She is very mentally sick. My heart is dying inside. The anguish I feel today is insurmountable at this moment. She refuses to help herself. I've done all...
    Kindal Kindal 46-50, F 5 days ago

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    The farther away from the equator the long the nights six months of the year Although you can have early nights of getting dark in the Med and Spain
    Thesoutherner Thesoutherner 66-70, M 2 days ago

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    Sometimes I just don't want to live anymore. But I know it's not an option. Once I get past this, I'll be okay. The difficult part is making sure I live that long.
    Yourguardianangel9613 Yourguardianangel9613 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 17

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    Maybe I'm just too sensitive. Maybe this is how people treat each other. I grew up with every one around me being harsh to others. But my mom was the opposite and I guess I just...
    Kmarcum99 Kmarcum99 13-15, F 6 days ago

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    It's been the toughest that I remember in 18years:( So scared to lose ,the worst part is it's not anything the way it is consedererd as (nothing Like this at all) I will end up...
    Sophiakhan1 Sophiakhan1 18-21, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    One of the worst things I do, and it puts me behind so much. I wish I knew how to just calmly handle everything going on, but instead, I get depressed, emotional, angry, and cold...
    JaidIsAWildflower JaidIsAWildflower 18-21, F 4 Responses Sep 2

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    Can't see any light today. Just going through motions. No connected to reality numbness overwhelming me.
    Sunrise13 Sunrise13 31-35, F 4 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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    Make a suggestion and incorporate safety and value to your private home . Offering simply because we have bricked up garage and possess taken off doorway . All Doing work wonderful...
    Freddieqk2494 Freddieqk2494 31-35, M 1 Response Sep 6

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    When life constantly gets me down, it's hard to not be full of anger, resentment, bitterness etc. I try and 'get on with it' but I don't have a great poker face so it's probably...
    Reallifeperson Reallifeperson 22-25, M 1 Response Sep 9

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    I appreciate: ...that my husband makes me dinner because I hurt my foot. ...that my 11-yo son still gives me a hug and kiss every morning when he gets up and every night before bed...
    Aurinne Aurinne 36-40, F Aug 29

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    I am so over everything. I just want to scream and say "I'm done" whilst hiding under my bed sheets. My friends don't make time for me anymore, the word "love" is a myth and...
    Mzwalker Mzwalker 22-25, F 4 Responses Sep 2

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    I always run to EP when life is too much. I put on that life is good and wonderful because no one really understands. Here I can vent. I'm tired of the conflict with my husband...
    1with101 1with101 46-50, F 1 Response Sep 3

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    All my life I had people try ruin my life and mess things up for me. From people I knew as accuaintance to family members. People I knew years ago would lie to girls that I liked...
    Niko864 Niko864 41-45, M Sep 2

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    My boyfriend and I will be celebrating our 5th anniversary together soon. I don't know if I want the relationship anymore. I love him to no end but there are issues I can not get...
    Avadear Avadear 22-25, F Aug 17

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    I'd like to think so..... As wonderful and rich in experiences some of the people are on here I also like the 'real world' too.... There, I can chat with friends that I've known...
    SarahTheHooker SarahTheHooker 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 8

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    Life is hard. There's no book written step by step for what's right or wrong, or how marriage should or shouldn't be, how to or not to raise your kids. You just have to follow your...
    MsMoon2013 MsMoon2013 22-25, F 2 Responses Sep 2

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    When life changes to be harder, Change YOURSELF to be STRONGER! XXXD
    littleana littleana 18-21, F Sep 9

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    If he can do it, I can: http://www.cbn.com/tv/1430455394001 Life is hard. But not impossible. I'm broken but I can still live a life. My circumstances may not change but I can.
    Ludavin Ludavin 46-50, F 2 Responses Aug 24

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    Has anyone noticed how much of a difference looking at the world a different way makes; it's almost like living in someone else's life. Bad stuff still happens, no denying that...
    notafraid777 notafraid777 16-17, M Aug 25

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    Scent is the strongest thing tied to memory and as new memories come to me, I'll add them onto here. Even not so pleasant smells have triggered a semi-positive memory for me. For...
    Mariposa85 Mariposa85 26-30, F Aug 18

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    Who knows ... when life stops living you so its better to live it as your last second, last minute, last hour and last day !
    darkpassion darkpassion 22-25, M 1 Response Aug 25

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    Life is too strange, ironic, and unfair. Life is strange because everything has a deeper meaning that we can't see, but it's always around us in every step we take. Life is ironic...
    DeniedWings DeniedWings 18-21, M 10 hrs ago

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    I come from a family of entrepreneurs. Every single member of my family has a business: my mom, my dad, my sister and my five aunts. Iā€™m the only one stuck in a dead-end job...
    ideglan ideglan 31-35, M 2 Responses 3 hrs ago

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    I failed at life. I did. I dint get into med school and it was my most precious dream... i worked so hard... people look at me like i am the biggest failure on earth like i dont...
    docinha docinha 16-17, F 5 hrs ago

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    I just like running in general. I started track in 7th grade and proceeded to do cross country from 8th grade onwards. I've been improving so much in the past year and a half. At...
    sblp2017 sblp2017 18-21, M 6 days ago

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    I was not born with a whole brain. I was born physically disabled and physically able. I have been given natural talents and special inside gifts. I do not look disabled to many...
    blossomingbeauti blossomingbeauti 36-40, F 6 days ago

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    Its all too much i just cant handle it anymore, im trying my hardest here and im getting ******* nowhere! I cant keep it up if she thinks shes so much better then she can...
    PixieeDustt PixieeDustt 18-21, F 3 Responses 6 hrs ago

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    Gotta get it through my big head, I was so close to being dead, Yeah, life live it, and nobody self-trips, man i'm just walking without being led, see the world is so crazy and...
    theShamanDon theShamanDon 26-30, M Sep 4

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    I have depression, I have been diagnosed and prescribed the med necessary to allow me to function without breaking down in tears at every hardship. I also struggle with PTSD from...
    1lastcupcake 1lastcupcake 22-25, F 9 hrs ago

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    Primarily because mine did. Not almost killed rough but stupid hard. Transient. Disabled. Treated like a delusional threat. The stigma to labels attacks us. Why...
    Livyn4pals Livyn4pals 46-50, M 5 hrs ago

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    As many of you know by now, I have an obsessed office stalker. She delights in getting off on my life, either in the office or outside of it. If there's any rumors about me in...
    deepscar deepscar 46-50, F 6 Responses Aug 26

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    Before her I didn't know what it was like to be loved. Or how it felt when someone cared about you. To when she came into my life I pushed her away not know I had what I wanted...
    anonymouss2014 anonymouss2014 18-21, F 1 Response 7 hrs ago

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    I can't cope at all and I'm really struggling everyday to even make it out of bed. My life is a complete mess and even calling it a life is a joke! It started on June 10th when I...
    pocahontus1311 pocahontus1311 18-21, F 2 Responses Sep 1

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    I find it amusing hearing everyone ***** and complain about life on here, I sympathize with them, but I also want to tell them to suck it up and quit their wining. I want to post a...
    colorstone colorstone 31-35, M 2 Responses Sep 7

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    I'm looking for someone that can be an active part of my life. There are so many things I want to do but find myself crippled by apathy, laziness and hopelessness. I need...
    noodleloaf noodleloaf 36-40, M 2 Responses Aug 18

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    I was miserable all throughout childhood and I thought maybe my life would get better when I was a teenager and looked forward to that. I was depressed and had anxiety all...
    chilipeppasforever chilipeppasforever 18-21, F 6 days ago

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    I'm new here woo. I've only seen a couple posts but I thought it'd be good just posting about my life, its just crazy as hell. I'll just start off with a little about my childhood...
    israelll israelll 16-17, M 1 Response Aug 28

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    I was quite unprepared to fall in love in the summer of 1983... I thought I had everything planned out. But fate had other plans... In January of that year, I auditioned to play...
    bloobie4 bloobie4 46-50 4 Responses Sep 3

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    September 17. New Relationship Behaviors. We talk much about new relationship behaviors in recovery: allowing others to be themselves without over reacting and taking it...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F 9 hrs ago

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    I feel so alone like no one knows me or wants to know me cares enough to know me the one person who did cheated on me all I can do is cry and feel suicidal I feel so angry and...
    Bluesrain Bluesrain 26-30, F Sep 6

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    When you live in a small town, you don't think about someone harming you...Everyone knows everybody, people are either very charming, reserved, or just take everyone for granted..I...
    prettyface1 prettyface1 46-50, F 5 Responses Aug 26

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    When I was a child I was a slave and was constantly being threatened with a gun my father had if I didn't do something right. He would actually point it at me and it was so scary...
    gardengirl17 gardengirl17 22-25, F 1 Response 7 hrs ago

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    I've been with my kids mom for 7 years and have 2 kids,a 4 year old and a 1 year old. We had an up and down relationship because when we first started she didn't have an idea what...
    jay305 jay305 31-35, M 4 Responses Aug 28