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I Want a Reason to Live

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 87 People

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    i need something more. some sort of reason to really live...instead of just waiting to die. im told that im a negative person but maybe its not really that im negative. maybe its just that i recognize that my only reason to live has died and gone. idk maybe we only get one reason...
    thereaperfollows thereaperfollows 22-25 Aug 7, 2010

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    I Want a Reason to Live...

    I want a Reason to live, a reason to get up in the morning, a reason to look forward to. I just want one reason, that is all I need, if it is a strong enough reason, than it will keep me going for many many days. I just hope that I can find that reason soon! I think we all need a...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses May 18, 2009

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    Reason to live How can you live

    when you do not want to live? How can you fight when you do not want to live? For years I have been pretending to live. For the last 20 years. Earlier I had the reasoning, the logic, at least to live. But since the last ten years I do not even have the rationale to live, no...
    aproudwoman aproudwoman 46-50, F 1 Response May 24, 2014

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    I Know This Is Grim

    But I'd like a reason to live that isn't just that death scares the hell out of me.
    uniqueness101 uniqueness101 22-25, F Oct 3, 2013

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    there is only one person

    that keeps me alive at the moment but im afraid of losing her...
    SmoothSuicide SmoothSuicide 22-25, M Aug 18, 2014

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    Reason

    Due to a switch in my medication , my antidepressant no longer seems to be working.I had 2 reasons to live 1 is to take care of my mother till she dies.She is getting Alzheimers and might not even realize I am gone, espically since she has forgotten my birthday the last 2 years...
    mailmanshadow mailmanshadow 51-55, M 8 Responses Apr 25, 2012

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    More Than One?

    I have one reason to live, and that is my son. I figure he will be moving on with his live when he turn 18 in a few years, and will hopefully go on to college and a better life than whet I have been able to provide him. Once that happens, my reason to live will have moved away. I...
    Snickers1960 Snickers1960 51-55 Jun 21, 2012

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    I don't want to live anymore done. There is no reason for me to live. I should just end it now. just end it. I don't need my life. just want to drive in a forest with a cliff and...
    ReyTheBodmon ReyTheBodmon 18-21, M 5 days ago

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    I am different to a lot of people I know, because I don't want to just vegetate and survive - go to work, go home, eat, sleep etc - and I'm not interested in status symbols...
    pixieowl pixieowl 26-30, F 6 Responses May 10

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    I live in Wisconsin and life in society is literally tearing me apart. I've learned many survival skills and I just want to live like my ancestors and those in the land boom of the...
    lostintherush lostintherush 18-21, M 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    I want to live life to the fullest. I want to live in a big city. Dreams so big , I don't know if they're possible. I feel like I am so much different than anybody else. By that I...
    Vanessyi Vanessyi 18-21, F May 2

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    I really want to live a happy life but my life is getting WORSE and as long as I'm with my family is getting even WORSE. Honestly I don't know why, I just don't think I can live...
    turki2550 turki2550 16-17, M May 12

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    I want to live outside America. Someplace like England, Holland, or Scotland. I think the government in America are a living joke, and they don't know what they're doing. They don...
    noaht43 noaht43 41-45, T 3 days ago

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    So,Today My parents just found out that i drank a beer..She was like get out of my house if you;re gonna do those things and never come back.It feels like She wants me to be a...
    Jakereck Jakereck 16-17, M 1 Response May 8

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    I want to experience every damn thing in this world even if it is next to impossible i want to try want to live my life KING SIZE???
    cosmosroyy cosmosroyy 16-17, M 1 Response May 17

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    in heaven and I want to live as I want to .
    Thedepressedgirlatthewindow Thedepressedgirlatthewindow 16-17, F 1 Response May 4

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    Want to live forever & transmigrating, after researching for soul 2 soul jumping from dead to living in another body, 4 cases have been reported of successfully Transmigrate...
    cross2play cross2play 31-35 May 11

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    No I dont want to live there. People say that there is more Ice, Snow, chilly and Heavenly in Kashmir. I am just Perplexed to see the beauty of Kashmir!! 0_0 and that is just on...
    Pianist1090 Pianist1090 18-21, M 4 days ago

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    I've had it I want to live in the word where I don't suffer from social anxiety a world where I can easily make friends a world where girls don't just ignore me and pretend I don't...
    Dynamite500 Dynamite500 18-21, M 2 days ago

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    My story on aspiring to live in the wilderness. It's about 12 A.M and I would like to write a more proper, and in depth story -- but I just want to put this on paper for now. I...
    Imaginist Imaginist 16-17, F 3 Responses Apr 30

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    Living life to the fullest is my ultimate goal. I believe in a higher being, that gives us all different journeys, loves us, and wants us to experience everything the world has to...
    iwannadabble iwannadabble 18-21, F 1 Response May 8

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    I am tired of repeating the same boring routine on a daily basis. Wake up, school, work, sleep, repeat. I want adventure. I want to free my soul. I want to travel to foreign places...
    Delicateflower98 Delicateflower98 16-17, F 2 Responses May 19

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    My mom told me that I'm doing what I want when I want to. Perhaps she's right. I am doing what I Want and honestly I don't even feel bad about it. I'm not doing anything wrong...
    3dayweekend 3dayweekend 18-21, M 2 Responses May 10

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    I don't think I'm going to a college. Maybe a community college for two years, but that's it. After that I think I'm done with education for a while. I wanna live a fun life. I...
    jacepierson jacepierson 18-21, M May 13

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    What is Life? Life is complex Life is beautiful It's beautiful Life is rich and amazing Life was given to us by God Life is limited So why waste time? Each and everyday is a...
    LeahLoveeU LeahLoveeU 13-15, F 2 Responses May 14

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    I live in a small house. A one-story ranch. The TV is on all night. It is very loud. My father is hard-of-hearing. It's Fox News, singing competitions, the food network, sports...
    chaekowski chaekowski 26-30, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I live in a fantasy world. Real world isnt worth it. Real world is full of ignorance and hate, im not there anymore. If you wonna live in reality-so make yourself crazy there but...
    tokyo60s tokyo60s 31-35, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Love where i live, want to raise a family here... Just wanna see the world, live somewhere completely different. Utah, Hawaii, Africa? idk just want something different
    arguse arguse 18-21, M 1 Response May 18

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    Human existence itself is sinister, macabre is in its essence. The human being, by occasion, encounter himself in this universe, without an apparent purpose, without a sense or...
    DiegoSMarinho DiegoSMarinho 16-17, M 2 days ago

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    I'm so afraid that I'll grow up to live a boring and lack luster life just like some of my family members. I don't want to be broke forever. I don't want to get stuck in a dead end...
    VerucaRose VerucaRose 26-30, F 1 Response May 19

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    I Want To Abandon Society And Live In A Hunter-gatherer Tribe Anyone else here? My destination is Tetepare island or Papua New Guinea.
    gergo211 gergo211 26-30, M 1 Response May 2

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    I Want To Abandon Society And Live In A Hunter-gatherer Tribe Anyone else here? My destination is Tetepare island or Papua New Guinea.
    gergo211 gergo211 26-30, M May 2

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    I Want To Abandon Society And Live In A Hunter-gatherer Tribe Anyone else here? My destination is Tetepare island or Papua New Guinea.
    gergo211 gergo211 26-30, M 1 Response May 3

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    Close your eyes. yes i know you are afraid of uncertainty. But life's full of it And the only way to conquer it is to close your eyes and live Because what you can't see cant hurt...
    BlueFloraKae BlueFloraKae 18-21, F 1 Response May 3

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    I want to stop existing and start living, I wanna break out every bond that holds me I don't wanna eat to survive I wanna live to feed....
    ojeezy ojeezy 22-25, M May 10

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    There are many many days I just want to say "screw this" and just move to Alaska and live off the grid.
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses May 11

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    "May we all find the soil in which the seeds of our dreams can germinate into lives that are free of the limitations of our previous history, lives that are full and warm and rich...
    bluemoon2121 bluemoon2121 18-21, F 1 Response May 11

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    I Want To Abandon Society And Live In A Hunter-gatherer Tribe Anyone else here? My destination is Tetepare island or Papua New Guinea.
    gergo211 gergo211 26-30, M May 12

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    I'd like to live in a wigwam. . . or, maybe Cat Stevens just makes it sound appealing. XD Anyway, as much as I love modern technology, I think there is a lot of value in tracing...
    throughthewindow throughthewindow 18-21, F May 6

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    I'd love to live there one day but for now Id settle for just visiting!!! Soon <3
    Melissa231989 Melissa231989 22-25, F 2 Responses May 9

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    I have lived in five different countries Different continent Now it's time to go home Never thought I'll be tired one day
    allnotmine allnotmine 26-30, F 3 Responses May 12

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    It's so cliché, to say that, but I hold it dear to my heart. I have had many important people die of cancer in my life and I know a guy in my grade that almost died his freshman...
    kbmusical kbmusical 18-21, F May 15

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