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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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    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 41-45, F Jul 8, 2013

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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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    A Shameless Life

    I just happened upon a television show called Shameless. As they say fact is stranger than fiction and it has never been more accurate than now. That show was my childhood just vanilla flavored. Seriously. Almost everything down to the locked up grandmother (mines pushed her...
    Jan 24, 2013

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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
    CrazyHippieChick CrazyHippieChick 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 16, 2011

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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 1 Response Jan 19, 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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    Still I Rise

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

    I will survive through my horrors. I want to tell someone so badly but I am afraid of being judged. I just want to be happy. It's hard to be truthful with people on your secret...
    FunnyandNerdy FunnyandNerdy 16-17, F 1 Response Jun 27

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      Let's call me N, and I am 23. I am writing this because no one is really willing to listen... All my life I feel very miserable... I think I have a compulsive lying...
    HoneyAndToast HoneyAndToast 22-25, F 3 Responses Jun 28

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    The meaning of life is simple. It is to survive and procreate into the future just like any animal does. It is nothing more or less that that. In our struggle to survive, thrive...
    Hoplite39 Hoplite39 41-45, M 1 Response Jul 5

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    so much pain and cruelty haunted my childhood I'm honestly surprised I didn't starve to death when I was very little or got killed when my mums friend got mad at me when they were...
    BlueLanternDodgerBlake BlueLanternDodgerBlake 16-17, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    Yes i survived and im really proud of that. I had major depression and i got cognitive behavioral treatment along with an SSRI and now im perfectly fine, living happily every...
    michellatr michellatr 22-25, F 2 Responses Jul 6

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    My dad had oral surgery yesterday. I was driving him and my mom home from the dentist, 20 minutes from home, when it began to storm. The sky darkened and I was unable to tell where...
    ldrubin ldrubin 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 16

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    I'm sick of never having enough money I'm tired of being broke never having a full cupboard or fridge I hate having to pick food or the bills and I don't like being so poor you can...
    BrookeDuchanne16 BrookeDuchanne16 16-17, F 2 Responses Jun 26

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    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b0Tmdf411_E I CHOOSE TO SURVIVE!!! WHATEVER IT TAKES!!! Yes I am prepared To stay alive And I won’t forgive, Vengeance is mine And I won’t give...
    Existentior Existentior 31-35, M 1 Response Jun 27

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    A second visit. The lord high jerk came to a nearby camp. To inspect cleanliness. Maybe. To pilfer left overs. Probably. Hes known for pilferring sites. Some...
    converted converted 46-50, M Jul 1

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    So July 16th 2006 12:30pm I lost the brightness in my life, the man who held my hand when I fell over, the one who read me bedtime stories and held me when I was afraid, the one...
    Sukies Sukies 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 25

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    ​Hard life! "Oh I give up!" so many times I thought of giving up.... I get to the point where I had enough and just want to sleep forever or run away never come back but I...
    MilweePetite MilweePetite 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 29

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    I was so excited to get home to write to all of you following my story. Not excited given my situation, but excited for the chance to maybe help some of you going through what I am...
    RiseAbove222 RiseAbove222 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 3

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    my name is unkown cuz i will not tell any one about it, may be i am complicated person, but life changes us our life style , immigrating from one country to other to survive, i can...
    goge1797 goge1797 16-17, M Jul 15

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    My name is Asfaq Alam. I am from India. I am currently 23 years old and I live in New Delhi. I am an average looking guy. I want to share my life experience with you and experience...
    AsfaqAlam AsfaqAlam 22-25, M 1 Response Jul 6

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    This is hard for me to talk about, I have trust issues, depression, anxiety, sleeping and eating disorders. I have been under lots of counselling. I'm in cahms or whatever, I've...
    girlinwhite227 girlinwhite227 13-15, F 3 Responses Jun 30

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    The movie After The Fall is one of my favorite movies. It is about a young woman who competes in a horse competition and has a horrible fall that renders her paralyzed. I am...
    blossomingbeauti blossomingbeauti 36-40, F 1 Response Jul 1

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    My fiancee and I had been together for about 6 years. We started dating sophomore year of college and were long distance for those 3 years. We made it work and these 6 years were...
    EngagementOff EngagementOff 22-25, M 3 Responses Jul 6

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    I don't like my home environment at all. Everyone shouts and it's just a messed up family, if you can even call it a family. The problem for me is that I want to get away from it...
    FunnyandNerdy FunnyandNerdy 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 9

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    I was in an abusive relationship. She was my best friend, and I thought it was normal when she poked fun at me. We got closer and it got worse. For the past year when we hung out...
    jentile jentile 16-17, F 1 Response Jun 26

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    I'm told every day that I'm beautiful. I'm not bragging but it really happens. Problem is its not from my husband. Its from random strangers or people I work with. I am so unhappy...
    Endeee Endeee 46-50, F 5 Responses Jun 29

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    I can say that I have been a survivor all my life, anybody with a weird family and limited resources would know what I'm talking about. as kid I was bullied (that's why I'm doing...
    LoneDovahKiin LoneDovahKiin 22-25, M 1 Response Jul 4

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    Dear fellow scapegoats, it is now 10 years on since I walked away from my family of origin. Any of you who have read my story know that it was the universal story of the...
    claraindigo claraindigo 56-60 Jul 10

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    The day I tried to die was a major pivotal point in my life. My Depression wasn't sudden; it was more of a build up of things. I remember the day I first self harmed. I wasn't...
    needtotellsomeone needtotellsomeone 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 12

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    i know i can survive on my own but since i met this certain someone(you know who you are!) i don't want to and i now know why they call it surviving because without the person you...
    BenjaminChapman BenjaminChapman 18-21, M Jul 13

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    A message for a dear friend of mine (I won't mention the name): The box-squared room covered in depression, the dripping liquid coating the tiled-floor, or perhaps the glass blade...
    auraboreale auraboreale 18-21, F Jul 14

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    I was diagnosed with A.A. two months before my 18th birthday on May 27, 1998 which, approximately 6 months later on Nov 11, 1998 with the help of some not-so-good decisions made by...
    handicrappedN98 handicrappedN98 31-35, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    Back when I was thirteen my family was friends with my rapist's family, so we treated each other like family. We trusted each other. I even had a crush on my rapist. So when he...
    LolitaChrisbell LolitaChrisbell 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    Today is an anniversary of sorts for me.. It marks two years since the day i walked out of the hell i was living and never went back. It was one of the hardest things i ever did in...
    sunpea sunpea 36-40, F 17 hrs ago

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    I have no idea how to balance anything in this marriage anymore. There is zero intimacy in our marriage and every time I bring it up it is always, "we have no intimacy in our...
    glammjunkie glammjunkie 22-25, F Jun 27

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    On 27th of May 2014 I tried to attempt suicide. I was home alone and thought "Now is the chance!" I took a lot of pills and then waited for death. Six hours later when mom arrived...
    bivikivi bivikivi 16-17, F Jun 29

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    June 30. Accepting Change. One day, my mother and I were working together in the garden. We were transplanting some plant for the third time. Grown from seed in a small container...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F Jun 30

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    The smallest things, takes the most room in my heart. I prefer a billion times for you to make something or write something thoughtful for me than to go to the store & buy a...
    Katie419 Katie419 22-25, F 2 Responses Jul 1

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    Since I was a little girl I never really fit in with everyone.I always felt something was wrong with me.I couldn't ever figure it out and still never have and I don't think I...
    oceanwaves1989 oceanwaves1989 22-25 1 Response Jul 13

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    On several deployments to afghanistan as well as other places. But I feel this has made me a stronger person, alot more relaxed in every day life and an ability to take on high...
    mrmisterman80 mrmisterman80 31-35, M 2 Responses a week ago

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    At times; people you have never met before, with whom you have no relation walk in your life unexpectedly for a short period, spend some quality time with you and then when its...
    hiddentears hiddentears 22-25, F 9 Responses 10 hrs ago

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    I have put a pause on my entire life including my home, husband, friends and enjoyment to take care of my ill grandmother. I am quickly remembering why I moved away from my family...
    dezmo1983 dezmo1983 31-35, F 9 hrs ago

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    I woke up today with a strong mentality today. I have always complained about being overweight and whatnot and well today will/is the day that I'm going to change my life and my...
    beyondthebluesea beyondthebluesea 18-21, F 1 Response 8 hrs ago

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