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I Struggle to Be a Better Person

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    Perhaps 'struggle' is too strong to describe my 'process'. I know for some it is a difficult battle with themselves, and sometimes the others around them. Mine is more with me even though I know it has an affect on others, especially those very few really close to me. My 'process...
    massagethelady massagethelady 51-55, M Dec 7, 2012

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    I really should thank you for it Emily. Because of you I am a better person. Before we met I used to be a way different person. Not caring about certain things. Only wanting to do...
    Raptax231 Raptax231 18-21, M 1 Response May 14

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    it went from being a better person and a extremely strong person to an extremely crazy person that hasn't slept in a year. I wonder what kind of person I'll be a few years later in...
    arthuralferez arthuralferez 31-35, M May 6

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    I I've definitely been through some crazy stuff in my life, but that just made me a determined person, a courageous person and an ambitious person. I am a better person because of...
    mattywheels25 mattywheels25 26-30, M 2 Responses May 7

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    When I was 15 I lost one of the most important people in my life as his partner murdered him. We have never been able to prove the death of him but we know what happened. I am now...
    Babushka9 Babushka9 18-21, F 1 Response 10 hrs ago

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    I don't know if I'm a better person since I'm judging from my point of view so I'm not totally objective about this. But yeah, after years of having to deal with ******** who...
    ChubbyFox ChubbyFox 18-21, M May 7

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    i have lots of friends...and lots of personal problems...why i feel so lonely everytime i have issues...i can't tell anybody or reach out for help...and i am trying to be a better...
    Sj1287 Sj1287 22-25, F 2 Responses May 16

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    Just trying to be the best man, human being and person I can each and every day to make my daughter proud. Always trying to be a better person tomorrow than I was today.
    Kman4You Kman4You 36-40, M 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    I'm not perfect. No one is. We've all sinned, we've all lied, we've all judged, we've been hypocritical, and we've all hurt someone (intentional or not) in our lives. I've done...
    SeanaO SeanaO 18-21, F 5 Responses Apr 26

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    I feel like I'm not good enough so often. Not good enough for what? I don't exactly know. I feel insane because of my rape fantasies, and oftentimes feel like I am truly just an...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses May 3

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    I'm always trying to be a better person, but some times its hard. but like someone once said " third time never fails " but they never told you that I would get my butt whooped for...
    btiny13 btiny13 13-15, F 3 Responses May 7

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    I so want to be a better person. I try to be caring, loving, and supportive. but I am not terribly trusting. so very few witness this from me. although I may seem aloof, I am...
    evolnillef evolnillef 70+, F 2 Responses 11 hrs ago

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    Your Scars Aren’t You Struggles are just part of growing up. They’re part of living. Everyone has them, whether it’s physical, emotional, financial, family or relationship...
    kiarrafire kiarrafire 18-21, F 1 Response May 7

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    I always want to be better than others though in real life I try to appear humble as much as I can ... There are few things I m not happy with myself - I m easily distracted, I m...
    thousandcuts thousandcuts 22-25, F 5 Responses May 2

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    I don't think I need to better myself in the terms of kindness. I get told all the time that I am very sweet and kind, even when I don't think I'm displaying and kindness or...
    dontyouunderstand dontyouunderstand 18-21 3 Responses May 14

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    I'm currently trying hard to let go of the negatives in my life. I'm having hard time to get over the hatred I have toward this guy. But I am doing my best. I think it's just a...
    masmelo masmelo 18-21, F 6 Responses May 1

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    Merely results in knowing who have good attitudes and who are simply flawed. Apply this with current friends who are respectful, life ahead will just get better abd better for you...
    deadpooled deadpooled 22-25, M 1 Response May 8

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    But hopefully, we all improve as a result of the challenges we've faced, right? So I've been divorced and a single parent, so have millions of other people. So what if my ex...
    ThirtySevenX ThirtySevenX 46-50, M 4 Responses 3 days ago

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    I have a hard time showing my feelings and it doesn't help that I'm an awkward and antisocial person at times to people I don't really know, so Kinda come off as a pretty rude...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses May 12

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    You gave me borrowed confidence. I held onto it. You have me false hope. I made it real. You gave me unrealistic dreams. I made them happen. You made empty promises. I fulfilled...
    kiarrafire kiarrafire 18-21, F May 7

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    Suffering in Silence I’m the girl everyone envies-smart, pretty, financially stable, American. I have the “good life.” Like any other “suburban brat,” I annoy people...
    kiarrafire kiarrafire 18-21, F 3 Responses May 7

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    Been through a lot. Lost a lot along the way. Confidence, peace of mind, friendships, too. However, God is good, and I'm looking at the negative through positive lenses, because...
    ImJustANobody ImJustANobody 26-30, M 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    I want to be a positive force, for there is so much negativity in this world. just by becoming a little bit better by each day. closer and closer to my dream as days goes by meoww...
    supermeow supermeow 18-21, M 23 hrs ago

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    I am beginning to realize I am a terrible person. I am a hypocrite and a backstabber. Just the other day I felt a desire to kill everyone in my classroom, imagining them all dead...
    NameIsMailbox NameIsMailbox 16-17, M 3 Responses May 10

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    Hello everyone. Long time no post. I deleted most of my stories. The last time I posted a story was last year in April. So, I finished high school last year (omg, I was so happy...
    NisMat NisMat 16-17, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    i ruined a great relationship with the girl i love because i'm a terrible person. I think i like suffering because it's what i'm used to. I've been through so much and i was...
    IamTheReject IamTheReject 18-21, M 5 Responses 2 days ago

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    but I don't know how......
    playr435 playr435 22-25, M 4 Responses 6 hrs ago

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    my landlord is from the Middle East and he can be a pain in the butt sometimes. But I never disrespect him, not only because of him age, but because I think everyone deserves...
    ricoramiro ricoramiro 46-50, M 1 Response Apr 29

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    Having to let live go....it's not easy but it has to be done.
    Tired23 Tired23 22-25, M May 1

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    I involuntarily hurt people
    GEMWASHERE GEMWASHERE 13-15, F 1 Response May 3

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    I all. IM here just to help people. Im kind of psychologist :) send me a PM and i will help you :)
    idontknowpeople idontknowpeople 18-21, M 4 Responses May 4

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    Lost track for sometime , it's time to get back - Have enough sleep - Eat proper food - Keep my mind calm always :)
    imurfriend imurfriend 26-30, F 2 Responses May 4

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    I want to be more attractive but I'm not sure what to do with myself.. 😕 Any suggestions? 😋 (Note: I will not be offended if you diss my natural features, it actually helps...
    suicune suicune 18-21, F 5 Responses May 5

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    Really not happy with myself at all. I've been eating like CRAP & only did half a workout today!! I feel a mess & just in the dumps :( I'm finding myself getting more insecure, not...
    FreeSpirit02 FreeSpirit02 18-21, F 2 Responses May 5

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    Skeptically been upholding in that thoughts of being inadequate. I look upon myself and doubted with fear that I couldn't find myself incapable of handling situation. My body...
    jfallorde jfallorde 18-21, M 3 Responses May 5

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    My boyfriend won't talk to me
    Justtheusual Justtheusual 18-21, F 3 Responses May 6

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    My boyfriend just broke up with me
    Justtheusual Justtheusual 18-21, F 3 Responses May 6

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    Pain thought you lesson.. Sometimes it is what you need in order to understand and accept the truth. Behind the pain and the aches lies the memories, experiences, that moment...
    deleted deleted 26-30 May 6

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    Someone fake can inspire you to be real. Someone with 2 faces can inspire you to show your real one. Someone closed-off can inspire you to be open. Someone detached can inspire you...
    kiarrafire kiarrafire 18-21, F May 7

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    Scars are signs of a life lived.
    kiarrafire kiarrafire 18-21, F 1 Response May 7

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