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I Want More Out of Life Than I Have

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    Mel

    I went travelling following a very low point in my life and it changed me as a person. I always knew I was different and wanted more. I can't cope with the everyday routine of life. I mix with people day in day out who are so settled, but I am constantly searching for happiness...
    Mellypops Mellypops 26-30 2 Responses Sep 12, 2012

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    Grateful

    I am not ungrateful for what I have, in fact I am very fortunate for what I have been given and have achieved in life thus far, in fact, I often feel as though I don't deserve what I have.  However, the day we stop wanting more out of life, is the day we stop dreaming, the...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Jun 14, 2008

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    My Positive Thinking Is Lagging Today

    I'm having to work to get up and get going in the mornings. I'm having trouble getting my chores done during the day.  I feel lethargic making myself move to do only what has to be done.  I have one heavy issue I'm dealing with but others in my family have heavier issues they...
    rubyetuesday rubyetuesday 56-60, F 2 Responses Jul 19, 2012

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    Trapped

    I want more out of life simply because I feel that I can something different and do what I want to do. I am so tired of being stuck at home. I know whan I get to be able to control my life that I will do something that no one ever thought that I would do. I don't want to stay in...
    meggieverde meggieverde 16-17 5 Responses Oct 5, 2008

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    Slowdance

      S L O W D A N C E: Have you ever watched kids on a merry-go-round Or listened to the rain slapping on the ground? Ever followed a butterfly's erratic flight Or gazed at the...
    Livinginpeace Livinginpeace 41-45, F Jun 8, 2008

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    I feel like there should be more to life than this. I rarely have a chance to enjoy being alive. I work all week to pay bills and take care of my kids. I have no one to share my...
    EmilyPouliot EmilyPouliot 22-25, F Mar 14

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    just a heads up my spelling is not the greatest nor is my grammar so please be easy xP. my entire life it has been so easy for me to find the greatness in others and bring it out...
    Lugelogistics93 Lugelogistics93 18-21, M Mar 3

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    Hi all am 29 year old married to the love of my life we have 3 charming kids I Always battle with my weight since I was a child at age 24 I said that's it i need to get my self...
    Amy1love Amy1love 26-30 1 Response Mar 15

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    Well...I've always wanted to have children. Since I was little I knew one day I wanted to be a mother. When I was 16 or 17 I had my first boyfriend and have been with him for six...
    gardengirl17 gardengirl17 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 14

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    I really want more romance. I want more kisses, hugs, and intimacy. I haven't been in a long term relationship before. I want a man who will hold me in his arms and kiss me...
    freckles45 freckles45 41-45, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I just want 3 beautiful kids with my husband. We have two now. 1 more to go. I'm truly hoping one day we can get that wish. But i'm so self conscious about my weight, it really...
    alicia0090 alicia0090 22-25 Mar 15

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    I have 9 so far and still want more
    kimmy24 kimmy24 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 22

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    I think I've almost conquered my lack i Of self confidence. I'm trying to redefine my self worth in what it truly is. Through me and through my creator. The other day, I gave...
    queenjellyfish queenjellyfish 16-17, F 6 days ago

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    Why? Oh why? Why do I want things I can't have? There are things in front of me that I can easily get but why suffer wanting things I can't have.
    RedThatDescribesMe RedThatDescribesMe 18-21, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Everybody wants something they can't have..
    bprice0600 bprice0600 18-21, F Mar 6

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    Innie-But I can make it an outtie on command. I love both innies and outties bellybuttons are awesome
    7531yo 7531yo 18-21, M 13 hrs ago

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    Death, it is a main factor in our lives. In my opinion, death is the center of many things in human life and society, like the principle of “carpe diem” (enjoy the present...
    DiegoSMarinho DiegoSMarinho 16-17, M Mar 18

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    How To Turn Six Dollars Into Six Thousand Dollars+ : I found this on a bulletin board and decided to try it. A little while back I was browsing 
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    EzraBarr EzraBarr 18-21, M Mar 14

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    I have been thinking just recently about all the decisions I'm trying to make. I want to be an eco-minimalist (if that's even what you call it), I want to lessen my burdens, and I...
    DreamCloud17 DreamCloud17 18-21, F 1 Response a week ago

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    i want alot of money enough money to buy souls
    Beutifulman1970 Beutifulman1970 41-45, M 10 hrs ago

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    Ever since I was little And discovered that I was very sick, I have always wanted to simply live I was afraid of everything including death. But as I got older I changed. With my...
    holgado holgado 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 17

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    I really do not understand this duality of human society. Men, throughout history, have always acted compulsorily in search of conquests, valuing possessions, money, industrial...
    DiegoSMarinho DiegoSMarinho 16-17, M 2 Responses Mar 5

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    I dont know What is life, i just know that i am here and i have consciousness. I thank for this creator universe that gave me the gift of existence and reality. I will live my...
    DiegoSMarinho DiegoSMarinho 16-17, M 1 Response Mar 17

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    [X] smoked a cigarette [X] Smoked A Cigar [X] Kissed A Member Of The Same Sex [X] Are / Been In Love [X] Dumped someone [X] Been Fired [X] Been In A Fist Fight [X] Had A Crush On...
    cbcs cbcs 31-35, M Mar 18

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    Just remember this... if someone is putting you down, hurting you emotionally, making you feel like crap because of something you say or do, because of how you look, or because...
    Scoodaloop Scoodaloop 18-21, F 5 Responses Mar 2

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    I saw this group and then saw another one entitled: 'I Married and Want to Have An Affair'.If a marriage isn't working, then get out no matter how inconvenient it might be - i.e...
    ladyPlum ladyPlum 26-30, F 2 Responses Mar 21

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    Is vulnerability weakness? I thought it was until I listened to Daring Greatly by Brene Brown. Brown challenges everything we think we know about vulnerability and based on...
    KemiKill KemiKill 36-40, F 3 Responses Mar 2

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    Feeling like this everyday isn't wat I want anyone is free to give advice please do and thank you.
    smileylove91212 smileylove91212 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 8

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    Please help us win God bless 😘😘 Hi all sorry I know this is not the place but my princess really need as much votes as she can our town is having a contest for the cutest...
    Amy1love Amy1love 26-30 Mar 17

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    better said than done. i only dream of these things. How i would love to do all the things I think i can do.
    zooniverse zooniverse 22-25, F 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    the more anger towards the past you carry in your heart the less capable you are of loving in the present
    menna44 menna44 16-17, F 2 Responses Mar 4

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    For a while now, I've been home, unemployed and frustrated. Even though I know I'm preparing academically for a major career direction, but it's still very difficult some nights to...
    ks145 ks145 22-25, M 5 Responses Mar 7

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    Will you still be here this time next year asking the same masks trying to grow through stolen words in this artificial reality? Or will you go out and make your own words and...
    R0GUE R0GUE 31-35, F Mar 7

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    I hate life . Can't do better things
    PhantomLancer PhantomLancer 18-21, M 13 Responses Mar 7

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    There are those of us who are always about to live. We are waiting until things change, until there is more time, until we are less tired, until we get a promotion, until we...
    expressomarkie expressomarkie 46-50, M Mar 10

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    I always complain about my life even though I should appreciate all the blessings I have.
    filmboy82 filmboy82 18-21, M 2 Responses Mar 13

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    I have been dreaming of the day I would be a father. I was married to a person who just used me and left. I gave her everything she ever wanted and all the attention I could...
    ravens92 ravens92 41-45, M 3 Responses Mar 13

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    My life, my choices, my mistakes, my problems, my regret, my emotions, my tears, my smiles, my happiness, my sadness, it's all mine. So why can't you just stay out of it?
    johnnie23 johnnie23 22-25, M 3 Responses Mar 14

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    I never thought people who cut themselves were strong. I know it sounds mean to say but honestly I feel as though people who go on cutting sprees and self mutilation are actually...
    3dayweekend 3dayweekend 18-21, M 8 Responses Mar 18

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    Life is way to short and today I kept thinking about my life a lot and their are things I really want to do soo bad but I know for a fact that people will have things to say like...
    Dezitorsmilez Dezitorsmilez 18-21, F 1 Response a week ago

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