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I Want a Better Life

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    I Live A Better Life Because Of Loving You!

    You see, I am not handsome, I am not rich. I just live on my own way. When I met you, I love you from that. You are so beautiful, so adorable. I just lived my everyday life. I watch all the way you go. I guess what you think. that is my one-way love for you. Everynight, I pray...
    Denny91 Denny91 18-21, M Aug 28, 2011

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    The meaning of life, obviously differs

    for everyone , for the first time in my life this last week has been the most emotional time I have had, I have done nothing but think about things, life, specifically , far too much of a long story for the moment, but as I sit here now I want to make a new promise to myself...
    ImAlone420 ImAlone420 22-25, M Jan 9, 2014

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    But

    I don't know what that is. I think this 'ideal' life is nothing but a fantasy. This is the way things are. I guess its either take it or leave it.   ... i rather leave it.
    Tacit Tacit 22-25, F 3 Responses Dec 30, 2008

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    Why Do We Stay On Long After the Show Is Over?

    I know this is not the way I want to live. I know that if I take action, I can move towards my better life. Yet, something always holds me back. Fear? I think fear is a major contributing factor... I'm scared, terrified about the uncertainty that will follow my decisions and...
    skylightangel skylightangel 31-35, F 7 Responses Dec 6, 2006

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    When Will I Get It.

    I want a better life. There are parts of my life that seem to be getting so much better, my relationship with my husband. This is the best it has ever been in 23 yrs. The sex, the love, the openness, everything. We take more time out for us. We know what we want out of life...
    ocngirl ocngirl 41-45, F 11 Responses Mar 2, 2012

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    Sometimes I feel like life kicks me in the nuts

    and then screams at me get up. I'm like.. But the pain, but then it says..so .. walk it off. My day has been rough.
    Octavius24 Octavius24 26-30, M Aug 4, 2014

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    Hi my name is Hailey

    but I rather be called Angel.I am scared and I don't why.I have lots of friends but I want a connection
    Angel2345 Angel2345 13-15, F 1 Response Jun 28, 2014

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    Life just sucks right now.

    I'm supposed to be making friends and maybe finding a boyfriend. But none of the above is happening and I'm realizing that my life is just going downhill. I'm still young. This isn't supposed to happen
    DiamondAuthority DiamondAuthority 18-21, F 6 Responses Nov 30, 2015

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    Life is complicated..

    . I just wished I could achieve all of my desires at once, right now. Looking for a job without a professional certificate is crazy, and the salary wages aren't pleasurable. I am not the most intelligent guy out there, my focus is easily lost, and there are so many great things I...
    bao94 bao94 18-21, M 1 Response Jan 24, 2014

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    There's Got to Be Something More..

    I know it's cliche to say I'm at a crossroads, but I am.. and it feels more like a dead end.  There's no way out of where I am without hurting someone else or myself.  I have to get away from these feelings I'm facing right now though.  I need to find a job, ...
    BlasphemousAngel BlasphemousAngel 31-35, M 4 Responses Jun 16, 2009

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    I learned today that life is just opportunity

    and we are asleep into we realize it and that we all just need to wake up..... Why can't I? Why can't we wake up?
    EverChangingMind EverChangingMind 18-21, M Oct 20, 2014

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    507max 507max 31-35, M Nov 30, 2015

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    Well, things didn't go

    as I had hoped for... But it's ok... I said I'd be fine either way & I am. Am I disappointed? Yes. Can I act like I am? No, that would lead to tears. Can I cry & whine about it? No, that would lead to arguments. Will better things come? Maybe so. When? Who tf knows. All I know...
    Baer2113 Baer2113 31-35, F 1 Response Oct 21, 2015

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    I'm really tired of living like this.

    this world is killing us. i just want to sleep without nightmare. i need someone to chat with. not difficult topic..just want to relax...PM me.No perves or sacrastic person.
    juryandrews juryandrews 31-35, F Jan 6, 2015

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    I'm gonna change my life

    so in the future I'll thank myself for it. I'm gonna chase my dreams, follow my heart, and do what's right. Times will get tough, but staying positive is the key to a happy life. Say good-bye to yesterday, and hello to tomorrow, but live in the present as if it was your last day...
    DeterminedToMakeLifeWorthIt DeterminedToMakeLifeWorthIt 18-21, F Jun 28, 2014

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    I've been getting to know myself a little bit

    better, and as years go by I keep figuring out things about myself. In the past, I never really took any responsibilty for my actions. I never realized what I did wrong, but thought it was right. I use to think that my behaviour and personality was rational and logical. I'm...
    pomoc pomoc 22-25, F May 2, 2014

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    today at work I was told I have no right to

    protect myself, and will be penalized if I do.
    507max 507max 31-35, M 4 Responses Nov 30, 2015

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    My Life Seems To Be Going No Where But Downhill

    im going to tell you all why i am the way i am. im doing this openly and freely. nothing is off limits in this post. i know i’m going to be judged harshly and people are going to tell me i am “fishing” for attention. but im not. i want you all to know what my life is like...
    emercakee emercakee 18-21 2 Responses Aug 23, 2012

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    How To Overcome Loneliness.....

    “Man stands in his own shadow and wonders why it’s dark.” ~Zen Proverb After my ex-girlfriend and I broke up several years ago, I never felt more alone in my life. I hung up the phone with tears streaming down my face as I stepped into my new reality. I only had one...
    roots2life roots2life 46-50, M 9 Responses Mar 11, 2012

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    Pursuit for happiness.

    .. I was born in Yugoslavia, communist country which doesn't exist anymore. Went trough war while I was teenager, and lost my dad which committed suicide after the war... My mom went mentally ill after everything and I had only my grandma which died a year ago... Now I'm with my...
    Zpirit1978 Zpirit1978 36-40, M 3 Responses Sep 29, 2014

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    There is people who lived to give this world

    something and people who takes from it and do nothing, be the giver and teach how to give .
    Ann110 Ann110 22-25, F Feb 6, 2015

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    My life at the moment is shite all I want is a

    good job even though I'm 14 I'd live to have my own flat of something and a guy in my life I've never kissed anyone and all I want I to be held and to hold him x
    Lolbeansarefun Lolbeansarefun 16-17, M Jul 20, 2014

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    I feel as though life IS getting better

    and I feel happy right now...something I hadn't felt in a LONG time..I never thought I'd be saying this a few months back when I was at my lowest point :)))
    SammySnm SammySnm 16-17, F Aug 8, 2014

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    I appreciate & I'm grateful

    for what I have & what people have done for me but I seriously can't wait to get away from here so I can happily live my life with my girlfriend.
    Baer2113 Baer2113 31-35, F 1 Response Oct 26, 2015

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    I Regret

    One thing I regret: trying my best when I was young, in academia particularly. All the way up through high school I was committed to being a top student, which I was. Everyone admired my work ethic, conscientious, committed, intelligent -- I was a model student and gave...
    Nyxii Nyxii 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 15, 2013

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    Life... Life is about moving on.

    It’s about founding better ways to lead our lives. People are more opened to many subjects nowadays. It could simply be about marriage itself, about someone’s sexual orientation, about technology, about anything… We can always do better. If you think you’re leading the...
    xxooxx1986 xxooxx1986 18-21, F Mar 5, 2014

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    Awhile back I would be posting about how I need

    a better life but I found a way out of that hole! It's unbelievable how much better life can get when you are making extra income! Seriously still in shock everyday
    mchalk mchalk 22-25 Apr 2, 2014

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    Doesn't Everybody? ...

    Doesn't everybody? That doesn't necessarily mean money, it could be emotionally, or a better quaility of life.
    sweetd sweetd 56-60, F Aug 27, 2007

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    This was supposed to be fun & exciting

    for us & now it's starting to feel like the start to a huge ******* problem/issue... I didn't think it was going to be like this :(
    Baer2113 Baer2113 31-35, F 1 Response Dec 14, 2015

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    Have You Ever

    Wanted to change? Have you tried to consciously work on a personality trait in order to change it to how you want it to be? I'm 19 and genuinely want to be the best man I can be. Despite the redundant "people don't change" statement being thrown around everywhere, I strongly...
    liveforpsi liveforpsi 18-21, M 1 Response Oct 23, 2013

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    I feel so emotionally

    and physically drained right now. I have barley left the house in days, however, always seem busy, I get no sleep and just feel like I'm trapped inside a black hold. Emotionally, mentally and physically I don't feel well at all.
    Ariellight Ariellight 18-21, F 4 Responses Dec 14, 2015

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    I don't ask for complete utopia,

    I don't want perfection, but I want better than what I've got. I don't think it's too much to ask out of life.
    theotherusernamesweretaken theotherusernamesweretaken 26-30, M Oct 18, 2015

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    I envy people out there

    who have more than me - BFF's, opportunities for travel, a stable life and loving friendships.
    emiveritas emiveritas 22-25, F May 26, 2014

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    What Am I Doing to Make My Life Better?

    I think one very primary reason for our lives stagnating - or not getting better - is that we are probably not using our courage to make tough decisions. I mean, now look at me. The answer was as clear to me as daylight - get away from this guy (husband) - he is ruining your life...
    skylightangel skylightangel 31-35, F 2 Responses Aug 15, 2007

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    I need to ******' loosen up somehow What am I

    trying to make myself realize or understand I want relief and enjoyment...
    FittingUsername FittingUsername 22-25, M Jan 31

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    The Power Lies Within Us

    This is from a book I've been reading on the chakra system... "Fire is the spark of life that ignites will to action. Fire in our bodies keeps us warm, active and energized. When we're cold, we are not activating, and our energy is blocked instead of radiant. Some structure...
    songbirdsomething songbirdsomething 18-21, F Jun 26, 2012

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    I want to be surrounded by people

    who have the same interests and goals as me. I want to move to a different area but I am not quite financially stable to move out on my own. I am in college right now and am close to receiving my degree. It seems like every one I know Has Kids. Every I know is" playing house...
    iamnikki iamnikki 22-25, F 3 Responses Aug 2, 2014

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    In Life You Have Two Choices……

    In Life You Have Two Choices…… A True Story Jerry was the kind of guy you love to hate. He was always in a good mood and always had something positive to say. When someone would ask him how he was doing, he would reply, “If I were any better, I would be twins!” He...
    roots2life roots2life 46-50, M 4 Responses Jan 15, 2012

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    cougarloving cougarloving 26-30, F 1 Response Dec 14, 2015

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    My friends are the types

    who have had nothing bad happen to them. They're the types who their worst. Childhood experience was a nightmare. I've suffered from a mom who I fought with constantly, anxiety attacks, parents addictions, anorexia , molestation, rape, no money for food on top of average things...
    naturalnobody naturalnobody 18-21, F Jun 28, 2014

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    Never Stop Striving For Greater Heights

    -Because, giving up is no different than giving in. And that just wont do.
    themanoflegends themanoflegends 26-30, M 1 Response Mar 18, 2013

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    *Warning- Massive over-dramatic rant* I get

    that there are people who have it a lot worse than I do, so i'm not here to say "i hate my life" or whatever- because i don't. I just don't feel like i truly am living life fully to myself, like when i'm ill and somebody asks me how i am and i say "not 100%" that's how i feel...
    CaitlinBuchan97 CaitlinBuchan97 18-21, F 7 Responses Jun 22, 2014

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    Baer2113 Baer2113 31-35, F 2 Responses Nov 22, 2015

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    Better Life

    I feel that I'm wasting my time and I did nothing, I want to live better, I feel that a lot of things stand at my face to stop everytime I try to do something new to improve my life. But I got to hope and wait.
    deadalive deadalive 18-21, F Jul 6, 2008

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    Melaniebitxh Melaniebitxh 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 23, 2014

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