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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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    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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    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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    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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    An outsider looking in may think I have it all, but I am lacking! I don't want to cruise by life and wake up 50 years from now with regret! I want to feel, I want to laugh, I want...
    GirlAboutTownXx GirlAboutTownXx 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 28

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    My life is so full of adventure, spontaneous eruptions of interest and the unexpected. Although I have lady friends and acquaintances, sure would like a lady friend we could skinny...
    Sandalfoot Sandalfoot 46-50, M Jun 28

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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...
    BlankWhitePage BlankWhitePage 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 12

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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?
    atfenix atfenix 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 13

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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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    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 5 hrs ago

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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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    Exploring!I feel that I got a lack of adventure and need to go to more places, explore everywhere and gain more experiences!The adventures in life is what create the journey and...
    MilweePetite MilweePetite 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 27

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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 1 day 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 19 hrs ago

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    I look back at my life and figured out I always want what I can't have mainly relationships.guys that want me I push n push away mainly my ex husband who I pushed away . Ive got...
    pommygirl pommygirl 46-50, F Jun 25

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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 2 days ago

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    I wish this every single day of life! I have so many regrets 😫 wish this button existed so much
    nikkijamieson nikkijamieson 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 25

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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 6 Responses 3 hrs ago

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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 16 hrs 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 9 Responses 8 hrs ago

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    I have absolutely no confidence. I am 35 single male who hasn't had a girlfriend since my early twenties. I had a drug problem throughout my twenties that took much from me...
    emanon420x emanon420x 31-35, M 6 Responses 17 hrs ago

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    HANDBOOK Health: 1. Drink plenty of water. 2. Eat breakfast like a king, lunch like a prince and dinner like a beggar. 3. Eat more foods that grow on...
    JennaR JennaR 46-50, F 4 Responses Jun 28

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    Im 22 with pcos a disorder which means I have several cysts on my ovaries. Due to my pcos I'm having fertility problems, weird period cycles, bolding of my hair, hair on my chest...
    Aishag Aishag 22-25, F 2 Responses 5 hrs ago

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    Wanting and doing it is the perplexing puzzle of living life. I'm sure we all would like to live life to it's fullest. We all can if we're not a criminal in a prison or someone...
    bignatbreastluver bignatbreastluver 46-50, M 1 Response Jun 27

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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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    Have spent 25 years working to improve the human condition. Been lied to, stolen from and manipulated by political and economic forces. Lost everything. All I have left is my...
    speedo369 speedo369 56-60, M 1 Response Jun 29

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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 a week ago

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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 2 days ago

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    I'm gonna change my life so in the future I'll thank myself for it. I'm gonna chase my dreams, follow my heart, and do what's right. Times will get tough, but staying positive is...
    DeterminedToMakeLifeWorthIt DeterminedToMakeLifeWorthIt 16-17, F Jun 28

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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 4 days ago

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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 1 day 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 5 days ago

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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 5 days ago

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    When death is facing you, somehow you will understand, you have nothing to lose for just being honest with your heart. You only live once, do your best and follow your heart. Who...
    Eunkyo Eunkyo 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 26

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    I guess we'll never know unless we never try! Going to keep this as my motto from now on and just try take life as it comes, with all it's ups and down. Life is really short to...
    SimplyBeingMe94 SimplyBeingMe94 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 26

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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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