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I Want More Out of Life Than I Have

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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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    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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    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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    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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    I will be 18 this coming October, but I feel like I have been wasting my life. I haven't really done anything. I mess around with my schoolwork, I'm a bit of a trouble maker, I...
    xBriarRoseRedx xBriarRoseRedx 16-17, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    It's so very hard when you know you are alone in this crazy world, so very sad sometimes, known for years this isn't going to work, I'm not looking for a man to have sex with...
    fusciarose55 fusciarose55 46-50, F 16 hrs ago

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    Life rarely seems to go well for me and everytime my friends always say "it's because you deserve better" or "greatness is in store for you" all I want is happiness in life is that...
    mayorMax mayorMax 18-21, M Apr 5

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    Hoping I can get out of this dark hole I feel stuck in:/
    mayorMax mayorMax 18-21, M Apr 9

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    I am tired of being alone and with someone at the same time, I have known for years this will never work I just don't have anyone who cares or can help me, I have so very much love...
    fusciarose55 fusciarose55 46-50, F 16 hrs ago

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    I'm twenty seven with a child. In A relationship with her father that I'm not in love with. He when to school to one day become a fire fighter, and isn't doing that. Didn't pass...
    inspire86 inspire86 26-30, F 5 Responses Apr 4

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    Second set of medications not working, I'm beginning to wonder if il ever get fixed
    mayorMax mayorMax 18-21, M Apr 7

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    I've been to hell and back for my friends, and yet somehow I still feel like the loneliest person in the world
    mayorMax mayorMax 18-21, M 1 day ago

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    I'm having a **** day, and the black hole that is my husband is making it worse. He pulls this **** every holiday. He told me he's miserable (and I couldn't support him as I...
    NatureLovvver NatureLovvver 31-35, F 2 Responses 17 hrs ago

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    I was completely serious about calling you my soul mate. The only one I want forever. Why does it have to play out like this? I don't want to have to use my back-up plan. You've...
    Alexdrunkunc Alexdrunkunc 18-21 Apr 8

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    i'm in HS and i get good grades and have my circle that i hang with and i don't listen to most of the crappy non sense music by future or chief keef ( dumbest rap name I've ever...
    storylover6 storylover6 13-15, F 2 Responses Mar 31

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    I wish I can rewind to my Freshman year in high school, so I would of taken school more seriously and maybe now in my life would have a degree and a career. But life does not work...
    believe201427 believe201427 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 12

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    I was married once and my marriage failed... quite miserably.. I have always thought that I am just one of those people who were never meant to be married; even from a very young...
    prettyredhead2650 prettyredhead2650 26-30, F Apr 4

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    want more plas that suit me and i like them so i can talk to them forever MOHAHHAHAHHAH
    Zoce Zoce 18-21, M Mar 30

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    As I sit here thinking about my life, I feel I still have to live so much and do so many things that I love the most.You've only one life and therefore you have to live it to the...
    Susana1985 Susana1985 26-30, F 3 Responses Apr 10

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    As many of you already know, I have lost both my mother and my best friend to cancer. The thing about cancer, specially in the final stages, is that you know the end is coming, and...
    diablesse34 diablesse34 46-50, F 20 Responses Mar 28

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    Psychology says: Narcissists cannot handle being upstaged in any way; you must not be seen to be more powerful, more successful, more beautiful, more intelligent, in fact “more...
    rcp10 rcp10 31-35, F 1 Response Apr 8

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    Family history day As part of a counseling session, I had to make a family tree. Family. What does that even mean anymore. I had scribbled down the three main families and all of...
    thislittlejourney thislittlejourney 26-30, F a week ago

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    I'm tired of having to come home everyday and deal with this. I'm going through a hard time as it is, they don't need to make it worse. I'm tired of my step-dad going around saying...
    16countrygirl 16countrygirl 16-17, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I’ve come to understand that the physical universe is the surface of a vast spiritual ocean where both good and evil exists. I’ve had too many paranormal experiences in my...
    david0987 david0987 31-35, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Psychology says: The narcissist needs money to maintain the false image and keep them on the pedestal they put their selves on. Money is the enabler that allows them to surround...
    rcp10 rcp10 31-35, F Apr 8

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    So many differences. I wouldn't be overweight, would've had more friends, wouldn't be transferring schools, wouldn't of fell down a flight of stairs, wouldn't of got a concussion...
    snowflakekeri snowflakekeri 13-15, F 2 Responses Apr 12

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    It sucks when you want something more than the other person can give.
    SAN50 SAN50 46-50, F 3 Responses Apr 8

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    I for some reason feel more alone than others
    courtneymonkey courtneymonkey 16-17, F 2 days ago

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    Tears rolling out of my eyes I don't even know why Maybe because my expectations are high But so be it at least I can try I try to turn you on But you say You haven't moved on I...
    angelslover angelslover 22-25, M Mar 21

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    Yeah. I have those moments where I just ask myself, "Why did I do that," a few minutes after something happens. And it occupies my mind a lot until I forget about. I never really...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Mar 22

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    Any one wanna follow me on Twitter? https://twitter.com/napninjanx I follow back fast but make sure to leave your user name or link in the story so I can know you followed me...
    napninjanx napninjanx 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 28

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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...
    mchalk mchalk 22-25 Apr 2

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    I've learned that life isn't necessarily easy, but it's always worth figuring out. That, if nothing else, has had the most profound effect on my learning that, sometime's your...
    foolishlylovingthee foolishlylovingthee 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 3

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    life is short,life is full of memories...i want to enjoy each moment the good bad and ugly.
    BicurMe BicurMe 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 30

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    Psychology says: A person who is headstrong is one that is determined to have their own way, and often this is achieved through willfulness and obstinacy. Headstrong types are not...
    rcp10 rcp10 31-35, F Apr 8

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    Psychology says: The narcissist needs money to maintain the false image and keep them on the pedestal they put their selves on. Money is the enabler that allows them to surround...
    rcp10 rcp10 31-35, F Apr 8

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    im on the internet most of the time.. i try talking to as many people as possible so my mind has no time to think about other things..because when it does, i get more depressed..
    DepressingKayla DepressingKayla 16-17, F a week ago

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    We all want something that is unattainable .Something we could flash off to others to get validation that we exist.The world we live in is sick and inhumane.With every story of...
    jayseca jayseca 16-17, F 5 days ago

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    I have just have the one tattoo, which I had done when I was 18, nothing special, just a butterfly but I do have plans for just one more. a name, known only to me and a very small...
    liberosis liberosis 41-45, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I'm a loser in real life with few friends since I seriously suffer from agoraphobia, I need to know how to get popular on Twitter so I can have the illusion of friendship and have...
    Free247 Free247 36-40, F 3 days ago

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    I just want to disappear altogether and start a fresh as someone different. I have ended all hope of a life here for me because of my mistakes or even my failures. My life here is...
    Dg135 Dg135 18-21, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    My life is a piece of **** 🙌 basically all there is to it.
    Melaniebitxh Melaniebitxh 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 23

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    What is the point of life? I mean we die either way.. There is not enough time to do anything you want to do or achieve:(
    pointoflife pointoflife 18-21, M 4 Responses Mar 24

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    What makes you happy beautiful people out there?
    ggborealis ggborealis 26-30, F 2 Responses Mar 27

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    I wish i had more people to play games with, games like Rift, Dungeon Defenders, Halo Reach, Wow, Diablo 3, Starcraft 2.
    anton88 anton88 22-25, M 1 Response Apr 4

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    yeah do so that my tombstone reads"""HERE is a man with no regrets""life is simple and beautyfull its us who make it so twisted simple solution to that is simple living high...
    romell romell 36-40, M Apr 8

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    Hey any young nudists out there happy to chat so message me !
    TheGrandPoobah TheGrandPoobah 13-15, M 1 Response Apr 9

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    A life without regret and with happiness!
    gwenllian gwenllian 22-25, F 8 Responses Apr 10

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    i want to date an older women in dubai and will do whatever she says even be a sissy, wife or her gf
    shifakhan shifakhan 18-21, M Apr 12

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    i want to date an older women in dubai and will do whatever she says even be a sissy, wife or her gf plzzz if any one can help me message me
    shifakhan shifakhan 18-21, M