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I Struggling to Stay Alive

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    Grandiose Milestones - My accomplishment for today is that I got out of bed and went to work. My accomplishment for the month is that I jumped off 0 cliffs. No matter how bad I am...
    Receuvium Receuvium 22-25, M Jan 29, 2013

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    Complicated.. - well i know how i have said that i love josh so much well it makes it hard to actually fall in love again even though i found a guy that i really like i am scared...
    gymnastrdgc20 gymnastrdgc20 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 14, 2011

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    ... Hmm - I'd be okay with being here if people just left me the hell alone. I'm a naturally quiet person, but I smile all the time. Believe me when I say that I have my demons...
    midnighthavoc midnighthavoc 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 1, 2011

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    Just Stop - I cant feel anything but this pain.I just want it to stopJust one little push and it would stop
    deleted deleted 26-30 Dec 15, 2012

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    Death - I think about daeth on a daily basis....especially at night.....I lost my best friend( i am a male) of 17 + year s..she was the love of my life....i miss her terribly.
    Badroad200 Badroad200 51-55, M Feb 7, 2013

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    The Air I Breathe - I always wonder how can people enjoy living thier lives? They must have some kind of inspiration. But once they accomplished their goals, what's next? Resetting...
    kanyakatoon kanyakatoon 22-25, F 4 Responses Jan 9, 2011

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    An eating disorder is what I have, anorexia. know what your going threw, I am on my 2nd recovery. I started because my mom called me fat all the time and always made fun of me...
    SecretRocks SecretRocks 13-15, F 1 day ago

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    4 months ago I found myself missing someone, someone who once meant so much to me had become a stranger. I felt like I couldn't let that happen, I didn't care if I came off as...
    MyThoughtsInWords MyThoughtsInWords 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 23

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    I can't sit around and do homework and act normal anymore. I am so sick and tired of putting on this stupid mask of happiness. I want to just break down already. I can't stand the...
    mysteryhatcat mysteryhatcat 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 25

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    Ever feel as if you keep dying? And for every "death", each time you have awoken from what felt like a death, you're never the same- who said you ever changed? You pull yourself...
    WaterSpiritt WaterSpiritt 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 27

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    I am struggling with life. A lot. Whether it's with connecting with other people, struggling with my inner demons, or battling my procrastinating ways, I struggle all the time.
    Whoami30 Whoami30 26-30, M 1 Response Mar 25

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    I feel incredibly alone. I have family and friends that love me but I feel like I have nobody at the same time. I'm far away from home and I'm staying here for six months but I...
    camicat12 camicat12 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 25

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    I am looking for help with repressed memories. They are from 17 years ago when I was 6 years old. I started to have flashbacks 11 years ago and they only happened when triggered so...
    arsnicandlace arsnicandlace 18-21, M 5 days ago

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    I wake up and do the same thing over and over again. Patterns patterns, obligations. Details of life pass me by as I indulge in societal humors. Nature, friends, adventure, living...
    Sometimesilence Sometimesilence 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 23

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    My bf is overseas for work. He was planning on being home twice now, and both times things have changed and he is unsure of when he will be home now. The story... We were great...
    moco1143 moco1143 36-40, F Apr 3

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    Last night I talked to my friend about something I was going to do. He said dont. He thinks it would kill me. but I knew it probably wouldn't. There's only nine. Heart and blood...
    KovusShame KovusShame 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 30

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    Literally feels like I am only alive because of my boyfriend.. Can't wait to be engaged. It feels like he is my hero. He's changed me so much and made me such a better person.
    pampsy pampsy 18-21, F Mar 19

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    WHY AM I ALIVE?! It's the question that hunts every single day. What's my use? It's sooo bloody frustratin' Anybody got some answers??? Anyone???
    AwkwardChameleon7 AwkwardChameleon7 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 29

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    just to let you all know, im alive!
    Jessica483 Jessica483 22-25, F 3 Responses Mar 31

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    I need to love and be loved! I need to like and be liked! I need to smile and be smiled at! I need to speak and be spoken to! I need to be held and to hold! I need to kiss and be...
    Sandyshaw13 Sandyshaw13 36-40, F 1 Response Apr 3

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    You was In my dreams again last night, We Touched lips, You Held me tight, I Woke up feeling you in my heart, In that one moment I felt so alive. X
    BrokenAngel35 BrokenAngel35 31-35, F Apr 4

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    There were days that i feel so locked up.. too lazy to take a bath, brush my teeth, shut off my phone line... just googling all day stuffs about boredom, sadness, life... am i...
    hollyhelly hollyhelly 46-50, F 2 Responses Apr 8

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    Last Saint Patrick's Day I went out with some girl friends from cosmetology school. I hadn't really binge drank since I left college so I was excited for a real "night out" college...
    victoriaxbx victoriaxbx 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 8

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    Whats the point of me being alive if all i so is get screamed at for nothing be called a worthless piece of **** get stuck serving my mean *** mother the rest of my life and cant...
    timeladynat timeladynat 13-15, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    Some days I don't feel alive. At all. Depression is a brutal thing. :/
    Whoami30 Whoami30 26-30, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Because we depend on other people for our happiness. I used to believe my ex made me so feel so alive. So what? He's gone now and I'm dead again? Nah. I make myself happy now. So...
    CindyLovely CindyLovely 18-21, F 4 Responses 2 days ago

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    IDUNA AND HER APPLES: HOW LOKI PUT THE GODS IN DANGER IN Asgard there was a garden, and in that garden there grew a tree, and on that tree there grew shining apples. Thou knowst...
    ThorsonOfEarthHammer ThorsonOfEarthHammer 26-30, M 6 days ago

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    Stay positive. I want to fall in love and know that it can be with whomever I choose because I chose them. Stay positive. I want to kiss my girlfriend without having to look around...
    inonon inonon 18-21, F 3 Responses Mar 27

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    Staying HOME!!!... For me personally staying home is this shizzz! I get free food, free mifi, free tv, and my own space and time, oh especially sleep whenever I want to. Going out...
    BabyDgay BabyDgay 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 7

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    I have a really hard time communicating with my husband. We filed for divorce 6 months ago but then decided to let it go and reconcile. At the same time, other circumstances have...
    irismagnolia irismagnolia 26-30, F 2 Responses Apr 7

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    I been through alot through this lifetime of mine, many people i know i have. I have fallen i have failed, i got up and i tried. I stay determined through all the tough times...
    fearisaliar fearisaliar 18-21, F Mar 22

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    This is a question I want answered especially by a guy!! I am or I was dating this guy. Now I'm getting the silent treatment for the 2nd time! First time he ignored me for 10 days...
    gymgirl71 gymgirl71 36-40, F 1 Response Mar 22

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    I do tend to stay up late,I stay up to help people i love it:D Although for the mornings we have a fight i would wake up until 1pm the next day...One day i slept throughout the...
    SammyLautner SammyLautner 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 23

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    It's a tale as old as time - stay for the kids. I have always said I would stay for the sake of my daughter. I would decide what direction to take after she leaves home. That...
    Steph613 Steph613 41-45, F 7 Responses Mar 27

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    Staying Strong is not cutting yourself. It's not doing that one thing that is making you weak. It's loving yourself when it's hard. It's baring through pain that is almost...
    Janellesings Janellesings 13-15, F Apr 5

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    i want to be in the moment.i think its the solution to all the problems not only in my life but everyones..there is so much mental activity going on that i never stay present i...
    Camouflage Camouflage 18-21, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I'm not sure what the right thing to do is anymore I got messages from my ex yesterday He started with happy st patricksday and a x Ididnt reply After4 hours I got I hope you...
    cailinAlainn cailinAlainn 36-40, F 3 Responses Mar 18

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    He cheated 3 months into us dating with an ex who he wasn't over. I didn't find out until our 4th month of dating, after we said we loved each other. I literally found out he...
    berrybumble berrybumble 18-21, F Mar 20

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    If I could stay in my wolf form I'm so related to wolfs some say ... I'm the god of wolfs .. This is all being made up in my mind but the mind is an amazing way to make your...
    WOLFofARCHANGLS WOLFofARCHANGLS 13-15, M 1 Response Mar 20

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    I am a stay at home mom with 3 girls-ages 4,3 and 3 weeks!
    oligenviv oligenviv 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 21

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    I ain't goin to school today(: just stayin home(:
    tanedleggedjuilet tanedleggedjuilet 13-15, F 3 Responses Mar 21

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    Honestly id rather stay at home cuddling and watching movie or paying video games than go out. IM not much for people unless it's online anyway
    sexy23guy sexy23guy 22-25, M 2 Responses Mar 23

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    I prefer not socialising and staying home than going out with a bunch of people. It's just that I feel like I can't connect with most people and I'm a bit shy. I like to observe...
    RupanjaliSamadder RupanjaliSamadder 13-15, F 4 Responses Mar 25

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    I'd rather stay home and watch a movie on the sofa and snuggle, rather than having to go out and socialize.
    AlaiahMay AlaiahMay 18-21, F 4 Responses Mar 26

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    Sometimes I just want to sleep until I am a different person. But I want to be me so I stay up.
    thewildjoe thewildjoe 18-21, M Mar 26

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    It's like my mind races through the night. Thinking about my day, my past, my future, running scenes through my head of things that should've happend in my life or just thinking...
    olivias78 olivias78 13-15, F 5 Responses Mar 26

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    I am finding it hard to stay positive about life in general. as time goes on I am beginning to see the negatives and the darker sides to life and I don't like it
    poppycorner poppycorner 13-15, F 2 Responses Mar 27

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    I just don't understand. My friend and I both had our husbands cheat on us. I left based on my no tolerance policy and several months of therapy to enforce it. She stays because...
    2smart4him 2smart4him 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 28

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    My whole life I have never lived at the same place for longer then three years. I have moved from family member to family member, county to county, and state to state. Sometimes by...
    whodidthat1296 whodidthat1296 16-17, M Mar 29

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    I have never drank, never smoked, never done drugs. I feel that this makes me the odd person out, especially now in college. I prefer to stay in my dorm instead of going out. I...
    DeJeKlu DeJeKlu 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 29

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    Id rather stay in my room and write about anything... stories, fanfiction, poetry, ANYTHING. I like being alone and yet... I feel lonely when I see other teens my age laughing...
    DecemberSky1 DecemberSky1 16-17, F Mar 29

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