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I Want More Out of Life Than I Have

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 134 People

    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 61-65, F 2 Responses Jul 19, 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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    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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    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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    I think, bit by bit, I am beginning to like myself. I've battled incredibly low self esteem and anxiety for most of my life, so actually smiling at myself in the mirror is taking...
    crypticcrime crypticcrime 18-21, F 4 Responses 3 days ago

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    I want to be happy and enjoy the short time I have to spend with the ones I love and doing the things I love. I also want to have as much experience as I can. I have only one life...
    babysaurus babysaurus 16-17, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Life processes may cease to work at anytime. So don't take yourself for granted. Live every moment as you wish. Don't procrastinate any good moments
    IamPUSHPAK IamPUSHPAK 18-21, M 6 days ago

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    i find myself being overly insecure lately. i feel anxious, and i feel like people are watching me and judging me. most days i move past it and dont let it get to me. but some days...
    whenyourheartwonders whenyourheartwonders 18-21, F 4 Responses 6 days ago

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    It's hard to never believe in yourself and think you won't make it even if you do it right you've proven yourself wrong assuming you'd fail. It's hard to wake up and hate yourself...
    NecayaGirl75 NecayaGirl75 13-15, F 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    LiFe iS tOo ShoRt njOy it, beForE ur TimE gEts over..
    MysteriousLion MysteriousLion 22-25, M 1 Response a week ago

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    I really want to be that teenage girl that goes to party's and all that stuff but I'm a good Christian girl and I don't want to change that
    brooklynturner brooklynturner 16-17, F 6 Responses a week ago

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    Don't we all? Im sitting here trying to find a job Laid off since may. Then again desire someone who acceapts me for me. Being out of work puts a hamper on such desires. Take life...
    Averageguy41011 Averageguy41011 41-45, M Aug 22

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    About a year and a half ago I felt really great about myself. I got a great receptionist job and was really taking care of myself then I once I started dating my boyfriend I got...
    lotus47 lotus47 22-25, F 4 Responses Aug 22

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    I feel like my low self-esteem just gets worse and worse, On the outside i look like a beautiful girl.. but if im not looking at myself in pictures or in the mirror i feel...
    sabrriinaaax3 sabrriinaaax3 18-21, F 4 Responses Aug 22

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    My boyfriend is amazing! He loves me and cares. There's just one thing I would love everything else is just perfect, I wish he were more romantic. I love him and to him I stay...
    ShadowMgrove03 ShadowMgrove03 18-21, F Aug 22

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    I'm lonely I've been use to doing things with people my whole life and now being independent is hard I hardly spend time at home my home doesn't feel cosy a bit like a garage to...
    freefalling123 freefalling123 31-35, F 2 Responses Aug 22

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    I'm in a physically abusive relationship and I have a friend in narcotics. I want to find somebody who can help me start a better, more exciting life. I'm in UK.
    UnderASpell UnderASpell 26-30, F 4 Responses Aug 20

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    "He's not perfect. You aren't either, and the two of you will never be perfect. But if he can make you laugh at least once, causes you to think twice, and if he admits to being...
    Oceans42 Oceans42 41-45, F 1 Response Aug 20

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    My family on my dad's side is absolutely huge, there are so many grandchildren, and i have many cousins. But i recently found out that i have a new cousin to add to the list. She...
    Robson11 Robson11 18-21, M Aug 19

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    ....all I ever wished for is to live a simple life with the one I love....am I wishing for too much??!!??
    Xaara Xaara 36-40, F 2 Responses Aug 19

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    I'm pretty active but eat a lot and am still getting fatter. But today I have sat around all day sleeping band eating lots of food. I'm still hungry and ice cream sounds really...
    Chubbyhubby230 Chubbyhubby230 31-35, M Aug 18

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    Life begins at the end of our comfort zone. Going sky diving again.
    Hornesty Hornesty 46-50, M 2 Responses Aug 17

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    shorty, pig nose, book worm and most girls are prettier and sexier than me. but who cares, i love being me and there are always people in my life that just make my day. :)
    wenwen93 wenwen93 22-25, F 6 Responses Aug 16

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    I want a good peaceful life with a good wife and eventually have kids, I don't know all the details of what life I would want it to be, but that's mostly because I'm adaptable and...
    anon8369 anon8369 31-35, M Aug 16

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    I would love to make some Christian friends on here and chat about God or anything and everything. Would be nice.Please inbox me or add me Thanks God bless.
    kyticka kyticka 31-35, F 1 Response Aug 16

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    As I always say live life like you stole it! It's like owning a really nice car what good is it if you don't drive it? I recently made a big commitment in my life and loving every...
    k5rjtxj k5rjtxj 26-30, M Aug 16

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    "I don't believe in heaven or hell. I don't know if I believe in god. All I know is that as an individual, I won't allow this life - the only thing I know to exist - to be wasted...
    moose73630 moose73630 16-17, M 1 Response Aug 15

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    So to this end, I get a phone call from my brother yesterday. He had tried to reach me several times during the day but I was at work. We are very close he and I. His tone when we...
    Chrye Chrye 51-55, F 7 Responses Aug 15

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    I gained a little bit last semester at school and it was really noticeable. Now I want to gain more!
    IndecisiveDoeEyes IndecisiveDoeEyes 31-35, F 2 Responses Aug 13

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    Yeah that would be good! I don't socialise much. I'm kinda stuck where I live due to work and family commitments. I have contact with family and friends via social networks but I'm...
    picklebobble picklebobble 46-50, M 1 Response Aug 12

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    I really want to. I see my friends having fun, living their lives with boyfriends and girlfriends and they seem to follow the idea of "life is short to be too serious" and I'm...
    ThatGirl290399 ThatGirl290399 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 12

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    Just agreed to start the process of a divorce. She was throwing up about an hour later and then wanted to talk when I was in our daughters room. Strangely the conversation ended...
    ariesjd ariesjd 41-45, M 2 Responses Aug 12

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    I feel like I'm going to be unable to live life to the fullest, because I'm scared I'll be held back. I'm inspired by the book/film, "Into the Wild", to go out on my own adventure...
    Triforce184 Triforce184 18-21, F 3 Responses Aug 12

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    Don't postpone life; you cannot postpone death!
    Hornesty Hornesty 46-50, M 1 Response Aug 12

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    I want a lighting tattoo but I don't know what size where or if I want anything with the lighting. any ideas
    wildfred wildfred 61-65, M Aug 11

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    I've been trying to think really hard lately about what life is about. I guess that's kind of a stupid question. I kind of believe that life doesn't have a point, and that's the...
    shryd shryd 18-21, M 3 Responses Aug 11

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    i am not happy with my life .. Donn know why? i feel like something is tearing me apart from inside
    nityal nityal 26-30, M 1 Response Aug 10

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    You might think I was admiring you or looking at you with lust. You might be right, but it's also quite possible that I was simply wondering how you see everything, what your life...
    mickitg mickitg 41-45, T Aug 10

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    Lately I've been getting winded so easily from doing simple things. I had to walk up a couple of flights of stairs today and I was so out of breath that I had to stop. Everything...
    fatbabygrrl fatbabygrrl 18-21, F 5 Responses Aug 9

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    i think getting some answers to my health issues would greatly increase my self confidence. i want more self confidence because it helps me in many (other) areas of my life, as...
    awesomeguy3125 awesomeguy3125 26-30, M 2 Responses Aug 9

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