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Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 112 People

    Feeling Way Too Damn Good

    You might be a known crazy woman going manic if...Your daughter posts a jump castle on your facebook page and notes "This is so you Mom" and you reply, "Hell - yeah - clear out the kids - I could bounce all day." (and you have 6 grandchildren)You drive down the road on a great...
    jenvice jenvice 46-50, F Jul 8, 2013

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    Still I Rise

    I could tell horror stories, but I won't. I've gotten strength as well as weaknesses from the trials and tribulations. Whether there is an after life or not, I live as a kind person. 
    dirtydarkness dirtydarkness 26-30, F Jan 17, 2012

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    Day By Day

    that`s how i do it.it the only way i can do it.
    ghostofmyself ghostofmyself 36-40 Apr 2, 2009

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    DAILY

    I'VE HAD SOME GOOD DAYS AND SOME BAD DAYS. SOMETIMES I FEEL LIKE I'M WALKING THROUGH A MINE FIELD. PEOPLE WHO I'VE LOVED IN THE PAST WERE OUT TO DESTROY ME. TRIALS AND CIRCUMSTANCES MEANT TO BREAK ME DOWN ONLY REINFORCED ME. I AM STRONGER FOR IT, BECAUSE OF IT. I GUESS THAT WAS...
    fukkboii fukkboii 36-40, F 2 Responses Oct 30, 2008

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    My Life As It Stands

    I do not really know how to describe myself to the world. I am a mother of a beautiful little girl. I am a student in college. I am a great friend with no real friends except the ones who live too far away. I have lots of pets. I love to eat and cook and sleep. My favorite thing...
    lml369 lml369 22-25, F Aug 30, 2012

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    H O P E

    Hope is definitely not the same as optimism. It is not the conviction that something will turn out well, but the certainty that makes sense, regardless of how it turns out.----Vaclav Havel
    lookingwindow lookingwindow 41-45, F Dec 18, 2012

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    We All Do

    Even though I try to be optimistic and to enjoy my life, this is often the way I feel. I always seem to be telling myself how the future is going to be amazing, but when I start thinking about the present, I'm not as positive. Don't get me wrong; I am grateful for the life that I...
    TheRealJade TheRealJade 18-21, F Jan 19, 2012

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    Survivalist Advice

    No matter how horribly life treats you, your heart still beats. Unless you take drastic action to adversely affect your health, your body wants to live. Even when your soul wants to lie down and die. My survivalist body has helped strengthen my soul in ways I never thought...
    xine07 xine07 22-25, F 2 Responses Oct 29, 2008

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    At The Point

    I am just triying to survive, just trying to hold on.It gets difficult, but that's what life is all about
    TheRoseThatGrewFromConcrete TheRoseThatGrewFromConcrete 70+, F 1 Response Feb 16, 2011

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    I Gotta Get Better Before I Get To The End..

    I've had the plan for many many years, I have to become alot better skier first, it'll be an accicdent yet not. I need to have the ability to ski the extreme stuff, I'll be good enough to justify skiing at the limit, getting myself out of positions I should of never gotten...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Mar 14, 2012

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    Related Experiences

    I'm sorry all my posts on Google plus got deleted . Never mind ...I'm not going to mention the names of any businesses anymore as it leads to to having all my writings deleted...
    Powerlesss Powerlesss 31-35, F 9 hrs ago

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    Resisted peer pressure, survived from sticky social situations to relationships and fall outs with family and dealing with crazy out of control hormones! Never smoked, never done...
    MilweePetite MilweePetite 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 17

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    I survived an attack by a dropbear. It was when I was 12, my sister and I were waking home from school and decided to take a short cut through the bush trails... now normally only...
    CheekiiMonkey CheekiiMonkey 18-21, F 3 Responses Mar 20

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    Ambiguous header but true. I've survived suicide attempts (both my own and that of a parent), self-harm, domestic abuse of a parent, depression, anxiety, self-destruction and more...
    DaniAllsopp DaniAllsopp 26-30, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I want to warn people strongly: stay on the paths already paved in tradition or stay on the ONE path you have chosen and do not let anyone kick you off it. I can not stress this...
    QuestionMarks QuestionMarks 41-45, F 12 hrs ago

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    A life of up and downs',twist and turns, The first fall needs a back-up Been through all the struggles but Im still living That is the life of a fighter The life of a successful...
    yassirarafat12 yassirarafat12 18-21, M Feb 28

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    I just want to crawl in a hole today. I left my emotionally abusive husband over five years ago, and yet I'm still dealing with the aftermath of his bullsh*t. The really hard...
    beesknees12 beesknees12 41-45, F 2 Responses Mar 10

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    To Stay Alive It's a daily struggle To stay alive Life brings nought but trouble No happiness for which to strive Here it comes again That dread weight in my chest Telling me it...
    ALittleRoo ALittleRoo 31-35, F Mar 10

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    I spent a lot of time needing to be overly critical to survive. It's the sort of thing that wears you down, over-analyzing to the point of nothing being good enough (and secretly...
    BriImani BriImani 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 17

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    life sometimes can knock you down...but stay positive better days to come thats for sure, dont matter how hard the test is in life u will survive...pray and pray to god he will...
    fresa87 fresa87 26-30, F 2 Responses Mar 19

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    The hardest thing in my life is dealing with my alcoholic father. He's been an alcoholic since I was born, but from what I've been told, he was not like this before. Quite the...
    n0stradamus n0stradamus 18-21, M 1 Response 6 hrs ago

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    After an end of something that I thought mattered. Set up and have discussed more business plans. Took myself, family & friends out to many outings and felt so much joy it was...
    BlueSkysAreCold BlueSkysAreCold 22-25, F Mar 1

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    I don't know how to comprehend depression. it is so strange, it's easy to catch you off guard. it caught me when my dad died of pancreatic cancer in june of 2012. I am not the same...
    HannaTheSwedishChick HannaTheSwedishChick 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 2

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    Sophomore year, my boyfriend of 6 months cheats on me, with 3 other girls. Sad to say, I handled it like a baby. I cried, fell into a depression, started living an unhealthy...
    tessagj14 tessagj14 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 7

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    After having dark side of my life now i would say that everything felt much better ... everything seems so light ... i thought those days in pain and suffering won't pass but look...
    Acire231002 Acire231002 22-25, F Mar 9

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    My son is with his father every other weekend, and we recently agreed that he should have him a couple of hours every wedensday as well. That's great. It really is. I'm thankfull...
    Thisisnotwhatiwanted Thisisnotwhatiwanted 22-25, F Mar 13

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    i survived a bicycle accident,tho. My body was flying in the sky:for real it is my trouma. but i decided i'd challenge to ride bicycle again in my near future,next month. Hope i'd...
    Juri0902 Juri0902 31-35, F Mar 18

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    I have and I am still doing my best to survive.. Process things out that these years did to me... I want more than survival now, I am hungry to thrive....
    sweetartventure sweetartventure 31-35, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    I am learning that the most important people that have walked through my life are the ones who hurt me the most. With every tear, disappointment and heartache I have grown into the...
    pinkstarburst pinkstarburst 41-45, F 4 Responses 1 day ago

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    Am proof. Have survived many. Unfortunately.
    convertihd convertihd 46-50, M Mar 4

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    My friends all abandoned me, my life has fallen apart I'm on the road after running away, I have no money and police are looking for me. I have nothing left wtf am I sypposed to do...
    Lonewalker1432 Lonewalker1432 13-15, M Mar 15

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    Just enought of this! I made a decition today, im gonna take the PSU (a very important test on my country) to study the next year. Im sick of my life so im gonna change it, im...
    Mysorrow Mysorrow 18-21, M 1 Response 20 hrs ago

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    I'm back to wonder again what's the point of it all. We spend all our days working for money and our nights just finding ways to pass the time. Spend time with people who mean...
    alyssakayart alyssakayart 18-21, F 2 Responses 10 hrs ago

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    I grew up in the Upper Penn. of Mich. my whole life. It's a beautiful area full of lakes and forests. There is a bounty of animal life every where you turn. During the last part...
    yooper01 yooper01 56-60, F 9 hrs ago

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    Alternative My life stories are told through them
    xtrishax xtrishax 26-30, F 18 hrs ago

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    The biggest mistake I've made in my life was doing cocain I thought I was an addict and I just loved it forgot about the real things which was my friends and family but thanks to...
    LuisB3344 LuisB3344 18-21, M 7 Responses 18 hrs ago

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    Hi I want to update you on my recent news at the supported housing for adults with mental health issues ..as I walked into the staff office yesterday morning to tell the support...
    Powerlesss Powerlesss 31-35, F 2 Responses 15 hrs ago

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    I really wish to know what happens after we die! I do believe I will possibly life again and I just wanna know once we die what do you see, do we see our lost ones? Who else WHATS...
    Fetish4life Fetish4life 18-21, T 1 Response 15 hrs ago

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    Getting told to kill your self everyday and then people saying I'm looking for attention because I want help but no one can be ****** to if anyone can help please do it's getting...
    holliewollie200 holliewollie200 13-15, F 1 Response 13 hrs ago

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    I believe that when you look at me you would think that I'm a normal happy teenager. That love music and books, that have a really silly style :P I wish I was. But I'm far from...
    Rourou19 Rourou19 18-21, F 11 hrs ago

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    Watch the movie Lucy. A lot of people loved it, a lot hated it. I loved it! It changed my life!
    DraygenD DraygenD 41-45, F 1 Response 10 hrs ago

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    Life is a four-letter word with an F in it!
    BUalways BUalways 46-50, M 2 Responses 7 hrs ago

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    If you ever seen this movie - it will explain my life right now.