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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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    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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    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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    The Walk of Shame. I don't know why I ever believed it would be different. "Hey let's hangout!" An hour later I'm doing the walk of shame. At least tonight I managed to get up and...
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    When did life become so mundane? Work, sleep... repeat. Make it stop! I never knew growing up would be so boring.
    wintershawl wintershawl 36-40, F 7 Responses Jul 9

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    I want stuff big time! What stuff do u want?
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    Today I woke up from a well rested night, but yet all day today I have felt drained. My family nieces were over and wanted to play and I would for a little while and then go lay...
    ladypatrice ladypatrice 22-25, F Jul 9

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    All my life I have wanted to become a fattie. No lie growing up I always wanted a fat girlfriend, and I sometimes stuff my clothes and walk around like I'm fat- Still doing it at...
    GimmeExtra GimmeExtra 16-17, M 3 Responses Jun 30

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    My whole life i have been just a shy wreck! Ive missed out on a lot of opportunities because i am afraid of nothing, but myself. My mind seems to control me, telling myself that I...
    happyconfused212 happyconfused212 18-21, T 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    I hate everything about my body. I'm short (4 foot 11 inches). I'm pudgy or just fat whatever you want to call it. My hair is a frizzy curly mess. My eyes are a plain boring brown...
    Boredwithlifeandlove Boredwithlifeandlove 18-21, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    Yes I want to live life to the fullest. 1 .Eat drink and be merry, for tomorrow we may be dead . 2. Don't keep turning the other cheek, do whatever turns you on, and feels good...
    JohnCrighton JohnCrighton 51-55, M 1 Response Jul 5

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    I was having problems with sleeping. I started sleeping 24 seven and couldn't stay awake. So my doctor put me on medication that wakes me up during the day. The problem is now I...
    Britt25 Britt25 41-45, F a week ago

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    I'm a shy person. I want more self-confidence. well, I had joined a theater club in my school to boost up my self-confidence. It worked tough, but sometimes I think I'm still lack...
    gytriajeng gytriajeng 16-17, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    For the past 4 years I have struggled with a lack of self-confidence. Whether it's image or something about my personality. Ive never thought I was pretty enough, skinny enough...
    tessareedy tessareedy 16-17, F 1 Response 10 hrs ago

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    I had a baby 5 months ago, and before I got pregnant I was in the best shape of my life. I should have eaten healthier (not that I ate bad at all) and exercised more. Because now...
    Daisylove612 Daisylove612 26-30, F 8 Responses 4 days ago

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    I'm all about making good and wise decisions for my life. It takes thought and consideration of the future. It seems like everything is so fast paced and it can cause us to be...
    relating2u79 relating2u79 31-35, M Jul 8

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    every feel the world is crashin down on you? i literally do... i gotta go talk to a landlord and see if i can stay at my place if not im **** outta luck i cant afford anything else...
    katieg3 katieg3 26-30, F 3 Responses Jun 30

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    Ive made a few major decisions in my life so far. When I was 12 I decided to leave my adoptive home in account of the abuse that I was dealing with. In deciding to go live with my...
    xXUnusualXx xXUnusualXx 16-17, F 6 days ago

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    The smallest things, takes the most room in my heart. I prefer a billion times for you to make something or write something thoughtful for me than to go to the store & buy a...
    Katie419 Katie419 22-25, F 2 Responses Jul 1

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    Sometimes I just feel like I could reach out and just fly to the moon, then I would lay in the moon dust and take a nap. Knowing there would be no problems when I wake up, and I...
    spacewatcher spacewatcher 16-17, M Jul 17

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    I'm having a hard time. Duh, no one wants to put in the real effort with me. I don't know what to do anymore. I just give up on life. I tried. I feel really worthless. Everyone...
    KrissyFree KrissyFree 18-21, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Yer sensibly, trying every fruit and vegetables there is in the world and drinking nothing but water. That's one way to live to the fullest. The other is to explores peoples minds...
    kamachulu kamachulu 22-25, M 21 hrs ago

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    Starting today, I have made some personal inner changes. I have always been a pretty positive person, especially for those around me. But what I have been failing to do, is be...
    Anxiousgirl13 Anxiousgirl13 18-21 Jul 1

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    To live life to it's fullest ... For everyone it can mean a totally different thing. For some it may mean finding their soulmate, to others it may be having a family, others could...
    RiseAbove222 RiseAbove222 22-25, F Jul 21

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    I'm so ugly I have to wear make up to cover my uglyness no one wants a ugly girlfriend or wife I'll be alone all my life I hope it's true god has a person for everyone cause I feel...
    tamaraiwannaknow tamaraiwannaknow 16-17, F 4 Responses 6 days ago

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    I'm 14 and weigh 87 pounds and I'm a female. My 10 year old sister is 70 pounds. She's always calling me twig and skinny and so are her friends and I know they're younger than me...
    demegirl14 demegirl14 13-15, F 6 Responses 2 days ago

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    I cannot live my life being dragged down by how other people think and try to influence me, I have to live my life for my own happiness and of those I love
    lesbianjen lesbianjen 18-21, F Jul 1

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    I was molested and raped by my step grandfather when I was 5 years old to 7 years old. I live with PTSD and have horrible dreams and flashbacks. He never got what he deserved...
    ngutman22 ngutman22 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 3

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    I am more than what you know or could think
    kam878 kam878 22-25, M 1 Response Jul 15

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    I am outgoing online but shy in person!!! Probably because the people online can't see my outward appearance they only meet the true inner me!
    KJVgirl92 KJVgirl92 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 16

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    I definitely need to work on having more self confidence, it is something i've struggled with all my life and its really gotten in the way many times
    mattywheels25 mattywheels25 26-30, M 6 Responses Jul 20

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    When you are 'raised' by a mostly ABSENT father, who when he isn't at work or in the PUB is making your life hell, telling you how worthless, a waste of space and dumb you are just...
    Anth1290 Anth1290 22-25, M 1 Response Jul 20

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    Here I am, a single overweight mom and teacher at the age of 38. Been single since ex H left me for office **** at 7 months pregnant. So yeah that is depressing and I used to be...
    smcordova smcordova 36-40, F 5 Responses 6 days ago

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    Is it just me or is the way you look in mirrors vs real life different? I feel super ugly in pictures. Is it just because I'm not photogenic or am I really that ugly? I feel like...
    Chylena Chylena 13-15, F 10 Responses 5 days ago

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    Hi I was wondering if there were any single girls that r living this lifestyle too that would like to meet and be friends
    jpkf79 jpkf79 31-35, M 1 Response Jul 10

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    By the looks of me you may think you've got me all figured out but boy oh boy you have no idea who i really am. :)
    freespirtXoXo freespirtXoXo 16-17, F Jul 15

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    Today I worked up feeling blue. My heart is heavy. I just feel the weight is on my shoulders. It's not about no guy. Every time a woman writes about feeling sad, people...
    natashaxxs natashaxxs 31-35, F 2 Responses Jul 19

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    I have been friends with this girl for over 4 years now, and I've always had like a weird relationship with her. I have always had some sort of feelings for her and I could never...
    underquarantine underquarantine 16-17, F Jul 19

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    Where is your favorite place in the world? I want specifics.
    valuhreeee valuhreeee 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 21

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    I have no self confidence. I have always sucked at social relationships or any social encounter. I'm 5'4 always been shorter then everyone at school. People would make fun of me. I...
    furquijo101 furquijo101 16-17, M 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    I wake up and go to work and come back. I have a girlfriend and she is lovely. We don't do much on our days off just sleep and watch movies. Half the time I feel like I am half of...
    More2lifethanthis More2lifethanthis 18-21, M Jul 1

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    City life bit too often. Few protected or nurtured. The crap yall tolerate or cause bit. Want to be a miner. But body and funds are saying no. Found gold but jerks...
    converted converted 46-50, M Jul 3

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    I want to do a lot in life, and experience so much, One of those things are: SCUBA-DIVING!!!  I want to go swimming with dolphins and under sea creatures and see what I can...
    SimplyBeingMe94 SimplyBeingMe94 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 8

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    there are a lot of thing I didn't do that I want to simple things like go fishing I never went out on a boat and enjoyed the peace and quiet of the water and one other person i...
    DBsw1990 DBsw1990 22-25, M Jul 10

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    Having some anonymity is so very freeing. I don't have to worry about being judged.
    pinkcorsetgirl pinkcorsetgirl 41-45, F 1 Response Jul 13