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I Survive Life

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 113 People

    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 from the trials and tribulations. Whether there is an after life or not, I live as a kind person. 
    dirtydarkness dirtydarkness 31-35, F Jan 17, 2012

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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 22-25 1 Response Feb 16, 2011

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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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    Bring it on, I'm ready!!! Only the strong and cunning will survive.
    crookedspinster crookedspinster 41-45, M 1 Response 6 hrs ago

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    I have seem every episode of the walking dead so it would be impossible for me not to survive
    edam6510 edam6510 13-15, M 8 Responses 10 hrs ago

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    We don't know what is the meaning of life.we live in this world we live 60 or may be 70 years.than we must die.so than it's over.is it call life.no no it is not life..i need a life...
    Najdia Najdia 18-21, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I know my ex boy friend from Social media since 2009. He is from Sri Lanka n I'm from Malaysia. We were became friends in Social media friends n used to chat once in a while. And...
    leenaDV87 leenaDV87 26-30, F 1 day ago

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    I work. That is all I do. Work at a low paying job to survive.
    FunShiner FunShiner 61-65, T 2 days ago

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    I awoke Sunday morning, in the bed of my hotel room, magnificent hues of the sunrise- pink, purple, peach, and gold, streaming through the open curtains, welcoming me to another...
    badassgirrrl badassgirrrl 41-45, F 5 Responses 3 days ago

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    I will survive in zombie apocalypse if i will think fast.
    ayeshadenji ayeshadenji 16-17, T 4 days ago

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    When I was younger I was physically and mentally abused by my mother. In my early childhood my dad was an alcoholic who would drink come home and beat my mom. We would have to...
    Lost2334 Lost2334 26-30, M 4 days ago

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    I made an account on this website when i was 16 but did not use it at all. Made my username a lyric from Nickelback's "Far Away'. How simple life used to be. I am now 19, back here...
    farawayforfartoolong farawayforfartoolong 18-21, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I have to get this out of me, I have to share this story I cannot even believe myself...how a total stranger not only changed my life, but saved my life. I have went trough alot...
    somedude92 somedude92 26-30, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Healing Through Spirituality Despite the “scientific” explanations I have been fed by medical professionals over the years, I have never believed that I am “mentally ill...
    giannaboleyn giannaboleyn 26-30, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    I always thought I was on path in life; aims, goals to be a doctor and be successful. I didn't have much friends in highschool because the society is really boring and crappy, so I...
    uniqueresonance uniqueresonance 18-21, F 3 Responses a week ago

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    I differ put me in a forest with warm clothing an I cud survive I reckon xxx
    BipolarChick1983 BipolarChick1983 31-35, F 1 Response a week ago

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    me and my friends were going to play softball. They were in the car in front of me. they had just stopped at the stop sign in front of me. I press on the breaks to slow down when...
    haleigh81515 haleigh81515 16-17, F 1 Response a week ago

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    Today I got paid and it all went bye, bye after I had to pay $1500 for someone else's f-up! Damn I hate that we need money to survive!! Oh well. Still have a roof over my head...
    Krisco1970 Krisco1970 41-45, F Aug 19

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    The Bible tells us that there is not only life after death, but eternal life so glorious that “no eye has seen, no ear has heard, and no mind has imagined what God has...
    GraceIsMine GraceIsMine 66-70, F 2 Responses Aug 19

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    No money, never will have extra. What is the point on living? I will always be in pain and never able to afford what I need or even want in life. Nothing is free anymore only the...
    BrokenAndDown BrokenAndDown 26-30, F 2 Responses Aug 19

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    Bottom line life was so much easier. Was in army as internet kicked off I remember windows 3.2 Ugh Im old. But Ive seen the evolution I cant say its good nor bad but seems society...
    Averageguy41011 Averageguy41011 41-45, M 7 Responses Aug 17

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    I have been abused since age 4 by a demon in disguise as a human that disguised itselF to be my father. I am fatherless and motherless. I only have Jesus .. I have another demon...
    GirlyCasey123 GirlyCasey123 22-25, F 3 Responses Aug 17

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    Reading my diary from last year, reading my old poetry, my old letters even my old stories on here... I realized that life goes on no matter what, I had no clue I'd ever get over...
    SadlySafe SadlySafe 13-15 1 Response Aug 17

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    did I really survive? or am I still playing the victim? to what level of grief and resentment is justified?
    craigslist504 craigslist504 36-40 2 Responses Aug 17

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    I survived it. don't know how. My dad was a drunk. I lived with him for a year and a half. I called the cops told them he was abusing me.. they didn't believe me. Of course not...
    idkubutimkk idkubutimkk 13-15, F Aug 16

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    I think for years I have been in denial. I felt guilty for doing this to myself. I have been saying for the last two years that I have broken my own heart. What I didn't admit to...
    forevereternal9 forevereternal9 26-30, F Aug 16

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    yup! I survived the storm!!!
    craigslist504 craigslist504 36-40 Aug 16

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    I've made mistakes in life and we all have made them. whether be big or small, mistakes always comes with a lesson learned. when I was younger I allowed mistakes to taunt me. They...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Aug 16

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    Have you ever woken up one day and realize that your life is nothing like what you expected it to be. You realize that you actually hate your job. Mostly because of the people you...
    Kriekki Kriekki 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 16

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    I'm 21 years old, and I've been living this double life since I was 14. I have reached a point in my life were I feel like my life has no meaning. People think i have the perfect...
    kdaa kdaa 18-21, M Aug 15

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    Like it or not, when Adam and Eve sinned in the beginning, that is when sin entered into the world. It's not like God didn't know that would happen or what was going on. He did. He...
    GraceIsMine GraceIsMine 66-70, F 1 Response Aug 15

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    Anger is not something to be ashamed of. Anger is a natural response to injustice and can help break the cycle of abuse. Anger is a crucial part of recovery. Two weeks ago on 7/31...
    wowodeals wowodeals 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 15

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    I am a life coach. Certified, insured and 100 percent legal. I work with people who suffer from anxiety and panic. And derealization/depersonalization. (Those are part of anxiety...
    simplysusan01 simplysusan01 41-45, F Aug 14

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    Tonight was the last night of my old life... I'm 20 years old and am about to move to NYC with no money, no car, no education, and no family support. Try and keep up here... I'm...
    mystintri mystintri 18-21, M 1 Response Aug 12

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