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I Want a New Life

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    I want a new life.... oh, that is and has been on my mind for awhile now.  I'd love to just pack some clean underwear, my laptop, and few other things and just leave and go to a new city.  Just to start over.  That all takes money, that I don't have since I lost my...
    brownbaglady brownbaglady 31-35 4 Responses Sep 17, 2009

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    Want A New Life

    I've always dreamed of someday waking up and being somewhere else, somewhere where I don't spend all my day at home with no friends, somewhere with a guy who will love me and treat me well.somewhere where I can have a job and be working.a place where I wont get yelled at and put...
    Aaliyah15 Aaliyah15 13-15, F 5 Responses Jun 5, 2011

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    I'm Clean and Sober... Now What?

    I am bored with life..  I have 3 years clean off of drugs.  I have my kids back.  I should be happy.  I can't stand my husband.  He doesn't have any goals in life.  I have two years of school behind me and a couple of prereqs before I can...
    newtym newtym 26-30, F Aug 27, 2009

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    Nobody Knows ~pink~

    Nobody knows Nobody knows but me That I sometimes cry If I could pretend that I'm asleep When my tears start to fall I peek out from behind these walls I think nobody knows Nobody knows no Nobody likes Nobody likes to lose their inner voice The one I used to hear before my life...
    scenegirlz scenegirlz 13-15, F Oct 25, 2012

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    Starting Over...

     Hi im cuki, a nineteen year old with a pocket full of problems.  Now im not about to bore you with the story of my life but a few things you should know is my upbringing wasnt the greatest and ive been through more stress in my life than any normal nineteen year old...
    Cuki23 Cuki23 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 22, 2009

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    Just Dissapear

    I want to write a note on facebook telling all the people in my life that im going to dissapear. Just like that, no proper goodbyes, then i'll dissapear to another country and start a new life. Im getting everything together for that... hopefully can do soon.
    skyISfalling skyISfalling 26-30, M 2 Responses Mar 2, 2009

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    I Have To Make It Happen!

    You know what? I'm sick and tired of being this lack lustre person! I want a new life, a life that is full of adventure and packed full of excitement. A life where I can't wait to wake up in the morning, and don't want to fall asleep at night. I want to be able to see the world...
    applesncinnamon applesncinnamon 26-30, F 6 Responses Dec 8, 2010

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    Because Its The Only Thing That Would Fix Everything

    I want to wake up in a new body with a memory that has been wiped clean.Only this time I want some kind of alarm system installed into my brain so that whenever I'm about to do something stupid that could possibly ruin this new life it will blare loudly, dogs will start barking...
    explainit2me explainit2me 26-30, F 2 Responses Aug 30, 2010

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    If I Had A New Life......

    If I has a new life....I could stop being so depressed. I would be able to put effort into myself. Get fit, become the woman I know I could be. If only I had a chance to get out of dodge. I'm thinking of just packing up becoming a nanny or a caretaker, something that can get my...
    ashleyforachange ashleyforachange 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 28, 2010

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    I Wish I Could Just Start Fresh, In Every Sense Of The Word.

    Yes I want to just start over in a new place. With new people. Where nobody knows my name. but more than anything i want to start fresh mentally. Even if i moved id never be able to forget about all the reasons why i wanted to start fresh in the first place. Those reasons would...
    princess904 princess904 22-25, F Apr 10, 2013

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    Life As A Beggar.

    iv drunk right now,.two bottles of wine,which has become my daily habit, no food, just wine. my husband is emotionally abusive. he will say without me you are nothing, you would have no money without me, do you really want to go back to your family! always he is saying these...
    monkshart monkshart 18-21, T 2 Responses Dec 22, 2011

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    2010 Can Only Be Better Than 2009

    2009 can go **** itself.  It was the worst year of my life.  It started with me getting fired in February.  Friday the thirteenth to be exact.  Was out of work for four months and had to break down and take another job in retail.  I was looking for...
    BlueDragon BlueDragon 36-40, M Mar 18, 2010

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    Bah Humbug.

    i want a new life.....i need a new life.....   one with no problems, lots of money, and never ending happiness....   i wish that life for anyone who needs it or wants it as well.    
    iveseenitall iveseenitall 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 15, 2008

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    PancakePileUp PancakePileUp 18-21, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    With Him

    I want a new life. With him. The life I am living is one I am not proud of. I am a single mother of 2. I have not started my paperwork for divorce yet, but I can feel it coming. I just don't have the money for an attorney. The separation papers are free, but I haven't been able...
    FolsomOrchid FolsomOrchid 26-30, F 2 Responses Jul 31, 2008

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    Tired of Me

    I'm just so tired of being lonely.  Of being pushed aside.  Of feeling unwanted. I don't want to be the "friend" anymore.  I don't want to be the fat girl anymore.  I don't want to be taken for granted by my "friends".  I don't want...
    CuriosityKitten CuriosityKitten 31-35, F 7 Responses Aug 14, 2008

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    With Her

    With her.  On a ranch.  Raising her kids.  Having a kid of our own.  Riding our horses together every day.  Sleeping together every night.  Not caring about our old families. Just God, her, and me...in perfect bliss...out in the majestic Wild West.
    RopinTexan RopinTexan 22-25, M 8 Responses Sep 22, 2008

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    I Would Love A New Life.

    This may be long so prepare yourself ladies and gents. Well first of im maddie and im going to tell you about my life and why i would love a new one. And yes I know i cant just magically get a new life. So heres my story. My life started going downhill when i was 11... and im...
    ilovecupcakes9165 ilovecupcakes9165 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 16, 2011

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    I feel like I have done everything wrong.

    Didn't go to college. Married the wrong man. And everything since then. I wish I could start over knowing what I know now.
    yearningforhappiness yearningforhappiness 31-35, F 1 Response Sep 13, 2014

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    The Plan

    1. pay off judgement 2. save for down-payment 3. get perm (currently I'm seasonal) 4. buy house 5. get away from husband 6. let my hair down.
    VaritySinning VaritySinning 31-35, F May 19, 2009

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    A New Life

    A new life,That's what I want,Workin' towards it,Changing my ways,Like never before,I hardly know myself,But sure as eggs,I know,I'm on track.
    lazycrazybasket lazycrazybasket 46-50, M Mar 24, 2012

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    Everytime I think about starting a new life I have to come to terms with my expectations for what that means. I keep expecting change and yet I refuse to change myself or my...
    honestlyanonymouslyme honestlyanonymouslyme 22-25, F 2 Responses May 2

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    a few years ago i started a new life its a big struggle. at first i took my time to get myself together and then i started. small steps and a few big ones here and there. and by...
    vince89 vince89 26-30, M 1 Response May 16

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    I used to have all of these aspirations, but now I just want friends. Life is too open-ended and scary without people to lean on a little.
    kchip11 kchip11 22-25, M May 8

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    As of today, I'm so incredibly bored and just frustrated with my life!! I feel like I need to get away from the small town I live in and just go explore, get a job, meet new faces...
    Hipstercatlover Hipstercatlover 16-17, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I had it all figured out... It was going to be okay.. Now, not so much.
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses May 2

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    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C6PNc9KN50M
    JamesPotterII JamesPotterII 51-55, M May 11

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    I would want to move to a completely different place and start a new life and a new beginning. 😐
    Asereht Asereht 26-30, F 2 Responses 1 hr ago

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    The past few weeks have been life changing in a good way! I have about two very close friends on here that I talk to often and can open up about my day to day and new lifestyle...
    Fullofsunshine Fullofsunshine 26-30, F 1 hr ago

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    I lost my talent. It was misery. I was an expert in misery, writing to strangers worldwide giving advice and flawlessly understanding their situations and what they could do about...
    cloudsoflife cloudsoflife 26-30, M May 5

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    after what happen to me on the past, including heartbreak, disappoinment, failure, after havibg a surgery, lossing my job. i decided to start a new life again, i already have a new...
    tiffanyalcalei tiffanyalcalei 26-30, F 2 Responses May 18

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    Ok, I actually did this: 1. I'm from an indian background 2. im 5'11, I wish i was just one inch taller so i could say I'm 6' 3. i look like I'm 14 4. i weigh 130 5. I'm worried...
    Zaxel Zaxel 18-21, M 5 Responses 6 days ago

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    I'm glad you now realize that nothing will stop the pain. That's a good thing, you know why? Because you will now realize you have only one place to look for real help. The one and...
    ArtLover01 ArtLover01 66-70, F 1 Response May 1

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    Whatever mankind decides to believe, is his choice, but whichever way he decides to believe, won't change God's plans for our future, in the least. If you don't want to believe in...
    ArtLover01 ArtLover01 66-70, F May 2

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    When I graduated college a year ago, I thought I had my life all figured out. I had a good job right out of college and I had plenty of friends and family who were living near-by...
    dardanelles dardanelles 22-25, M May 10

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    well, be aware. Getting help online can become addictive. I'm 36 now and I've been using the internet actively since 2002. I used to go through depression a lot. And then I'd seek...
    molde molde 36-40, M May 2

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    I am starting my life over for the third time, thousands of miles away. First time was when I came to US with a little money and my degree in Architecture. I traveled for a while...
    Xuzhou Xuzhou 56-60, F 1 Response May 20

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    After being on my own for so long and a terrible past, i think its natural to put walls up around you & on top of you. You become hard and cold and strong. Over time you change to...
    Elcamino80 Elcamino80 31-35, F 1 Response 20 hrs ago

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    I lost myself. It's so difficult to admit this to myself. I wish i could just up and leave this life and start a new life. Where i don't have to feel depressed, sad, helpless and...
    defiantheart defiantheart 26-30, F 1 Response May 21

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    I want to run away... I want to leave my phone behind.. Take some clothes and some food and just drive and drive and drive until my heart desires... Find a place to call home...
    MrCutBleedSmile MrCutBleedSmile 18-21, M May 8

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    One thing that I really have wanted in life is a best friend. When I was little I had a girl that I was really close with, we were best friends I told her everything then as we got...
    Babygirl3799 Babygirl3799 16-17, F May 10

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    Hi, I am 32 years old female. I want to go away from everyone whom I am relate. I want to start a new life. I myself did so many wrong things with my life and now not able to...
    simranm0310 simranm0310 31-35, F 7 Responses May 10

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    I'm a re-starter type person. What does it mean? It means, that in my life from time by time I burn down everything to start a new life. I did it several times, and I think I will...
    deleted deleted 26-30 May 4

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    Suddenly dreaming of relocating. A different country, new home, culture, people , food. A new life. Looks incredible in my head.