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I Want My Life to Get Better

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    Im Sorry To The Ones I Love Most...

    Well to start it off... Im 17 years old and not up untill a year ago did I start to notice I mean really notice whats important in my life...my family. (mom,sis's,aunt,cuzins) Background info: literally my whole life up until recently i've always felt like a black sheep. Not just...
    ConfusedCid ConfusedCid 22-25, M 2 Responses Jul 7, 2011

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    Will It?

    Who knows if it'll actually get better. What if things just get worse? Maybe I'm not doing enough to have my life be any better than now, which isn't totally awesome. i truly hope it does, but don't know if it will...
    LoveLindseyMusic420 LoveLindseyMusic420 18-21, F Nov 28, 2009

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    Part One Giving U Understanding

                                Part 1                   ...
    angelneeded angelneeded 22-25, F Oct 5, 2009

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    I Know That My Life

    For the last 2 years I have been in a funk.  So many things have hapened to me that I don't even want to elaborate, but I know that things are going to get better.  I sent that message out into the universe.  This year I'm reinventing myself.  It's not...
    Migod Migod 51-55, F 1 Response Feb 11, 2009

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    I just want my life to level out.

    ..always one step forward 2 steps back. I blame others for this but if I didn't give in to the negative things in other peoples lives I'd probably be doing a whole lot better! Wish their decisions didn't affect my life. Ugh
    Guavajelly Guavajelly 36-40, F 1 Response Feb 2

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    Exit Strategy No#23

    My life is pretty good so I’m not disrespecting what I am, but of course there are always a few imperfections that can be tweaked.  Where would I start?  The existentialists say, that despite the past, I am free to be and try to do anything I want right now.  I have...
    CrookedMan CrookedMan 46-50 Aug 12, 2011

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    I Am 26. If Not Now, When?

    I am so sensitive and care too much about how others see me. I am too shy around men. I base too much of my self-worth on others' approval. I am tired of having so many crying spells. I want to be happy. I want to love life and myself. I want to see myself as worthy of my other...
    nebulous123 nebulous123 26-30, F 3 Responses Jul 22, 2011

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    More...

    control, success and money. I love my life don't get me wrong... I just want to show myself and my son that as long as one puts one's mind to something ANYTHING can be done.
    GoddessNakiBean GoddessNakiBean 36-40, F 8 Responses Feb 9, 2009

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    My Life

    My life,Changin' for the better,Finally,My turn,To live the life,That's worth the livin!
    lazycrazybasket lazycrazybasket 46-50, M Mar 16, 2012

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    Wish It Would....

    I feel like my life is in tatters in some ways and am at my wits end. I am sick of feeling ashamed, guilty and worthless. I berate myself constantly for not being more normal and I worry ALL the time that people are judging me or thinking bad of me. I feel so empty that I am not...
    Jenni855 Jenni855 26-30, F 2 Responses Jul 5, 2011

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    How Far Now!!!

    Ive come along way ...I just wish it wasn't so hard ......I try to make amends work on relationships and hope for the best.... It never fails though theirs always that one person who makes it so hard ... I really want my life to get better but i cant see how to make it happen...
    crystalclearwater crystalclearwater 26-30, F Mar 25, 2011

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    Every Action Has An Opposite And Equal Reaction.

    Earlier today a very wise person told me that if you can get yourself that low, you can get yourself to shine. This reminded me of Newton's third law of motion. Every action has an opposite and equal reaction. When you become so low, you can swing yourself back up. You might fall...
    dawnwillbreak dawnwillbreak 13-15, F 1 Response Jan 23, 2013

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    I Can'T Be Destructive Like This.

    My life has been a constant thing where everything has a catch. I never really care dmuch for anything and when I met him all that changed, my heart opened up. I loved someone for the very first time. his dreams became mine and I was the happiest I ever was. I felt like I could...
    Jan 28, 2013

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    Hmmmm.... I Wonder

    ~ My life really isn't that bad. I have a roof over my head, animals that I adore & who love me back. A family that cares for me, sometimes a bit too much but that is better than not enough. : ) I have a computer that works more times than not, an internet...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response May 5, 2009

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    My Testimony

    I just want to share my testimonial and what helped me become a happy, healthy person. I used to feel so tired and fatigued every day no matter how much sleep i got. I also suffered from horrible anxiety and depression as a result. Someone told me about a protein molecule...
    aBETTERtomorrow aBETTERtomorrow 26-30, M Jun 24, 2011

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    Most Definitely, I Believe ...

    Most definitely, I believe life is going to get a lot tougher but it will be more rewarding, I would love for my children to be able to acknowledge their neighbours like we used do when we were young, instead of being too scared to or worse......not caring enough to bother.
    luvluvin luvluvin 41-45, F Feb 2, 2009

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    It's My Life...it Will Change!

    At the moment I am not real thrilled with the way my life is going...I don't like where I am living, I am no longer able to work due to a medical condition and  I just don't like the way I feel. I have decided that it will change, someway, somehow and soon!My kids are grown and...
    bluetatoo19712000 bluetatoo19712000 36-40, F 2 Responses Mar 13, 2012

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    TWO Steps Forward 2 Steps Back

    I am trying hard to improve the quality of my life. There are so many areas that need improvement, that I have decided to begin simply with taking better care of myself:  eating better, exercising, losing weight ( I need to lose 15lbs) quitting smoking...
    Smokeseek Smokeseek 36-40, M 3 Responses May 4, 2009

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    yes I would like mine and m...

    yes I would like mine and my dad relationship to get better. he is a very non emotional person and it has caused us alot of problems in the past.
    branmichelle branmichelle 22-25, F Feb 2, 2009

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    A Better Life !!

    I really do want my life to get better...... im not sure yet how to achieve this but the fact i want it to get better is a step in the right direction i guess !!.....I want to feel better in myself and feel good about my life......i want to feel content and happy with what i have...
    TIPSY TIPSY 36-40, F 1 Response Oct 1, 2007

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    I Don't Know What To Do...

    My life started better than most. I grew up in a good household, with smart family members, three doctors. It was around the end of my sophomore year of high school that things began to change for the worst. I'm a middle child of three, two girls, and I've always been the...
    Flashm Flashm 22-25 May 27, 2012

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    Man sometimes I think about my future goals my

    and my career I want to have and try to find some way how to get there and j just trying to figure out when am I joint to start. I feel like something is holding me back, know I don't know if it's the city I'm in (Cincinnati oh) by the way all I know is that I need some...
    dreamB1G dreamB1G 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 3

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    I Want More Fun In My Life

    For the past 3 years I have been doing everything for everyone else and I feel trapped with no way out. My husband takes me for granted I want to leave him but don't want to hurt him. He helped me take care of my father when he was dying of cancer so I will feel guilty leaving...
    cheyenne26 cheyenne26 46-50, F 2 Responses May 4, 2009

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    Want It To, But Not Sure It Will

    i know i want my life to get better, i want to feel more happy and cheerful, i want to become more independant and leave my family home, and i no that if these things happen, i stand a chance of living a better life.
    sezy sezy 16-17, F Aug 15, 2007

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    I'm In A Huge Financial Rut

    I never thought my life could become this dire... I owe $3,000 in property taxes; every time the wind blows a shingle flies off my roof - the list just goes on and on.  I 'm on SSDI and the money I get monthly is NOT enough to help with repairs - barely enough to cover the...
    surfasa1 surfasa1 56-60, F 2 Responses Jan 27, 2012

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    I Keep Choosing Wrong.

    I spend a lot of time, too much time actually, thinking about my life. Why am I here? What am I doing? I have lived my life the wrong way despite knowing better. I have chosen the easier softer way too many too many times. I am not a bad man by any stretch...
    Smokeseek Smokeseek 36-40, M 7 Responses Apr 16, 2009

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    It's Starting to Get Better

    At least now I realise that to make things happen I cannot just sit and dream about it .  I have to make small steps.. just like a baby..    Too big of steps..then I will fall.
    mysticmum mysticmum 36-40, F 2 Responses Aug 14, 2007

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    Related Experiences

    *Warning- Massive over-dramatic rant* I get that there are people who have it a lot worse than I do, so i'm not here to say "i hate my life" or whatever- because i don't. I just...
    CaitlinBuchan97 CaitlinBuchan97 16-17, F 7 Responses Jun 22

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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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    My life at the moment is shite all I want is a good job even though I'm 14 I'd live to have my own flat of something and a guy in my life I've never kissed anyone and all I want I...
    Lolbeansarefun Lolbeansarefun 13-15, M 1 day 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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    Hi my name is Hailey but I rather be called Angel.I am scared and I don't why.I have lots of friends but I want a connection
    Angel2345 Angel2345 13-15, F 1 Response Jun 28

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    Be the person I want to become!
    deanl deanl 31-35, M 1 Response Jun 29

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    There that word again. Need. I need you. I need you to need me. How nauseating to another human being, as if their hearts is in their throats. Love isn't about need. Don't...
    foreignindulgence foreignindulgence 18-21, F Jul 12

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    My friends are the types who have had nothing bad happen to them. They're the types who their worst. Childhood experience was a nightmare. I've suffered from a mom who I fought...
    naturalnobody naturalnobody 18-21, F Jun 28

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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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    I am on my way to doing God's will :)
    gardengirl17 gardengirl17 22-25, F Jun 29

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    HELP!!!!!! I really really need someone's help! I have no clue what to do with my life! But my situation is very unique! I have asked parents what they did when they where like...
    LoveisBeautiful5013 LoveisBeautiful5013 18-21, F 3 Responses a week ago

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    - you have a dynamic, inquisitive inner nature, highly motivated to accomplish something worthwhile in life: righting the wrongs and dispensing justice for all, championing those...
    vikiii vikiii 22-25, F Jul 1

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    Some people are egotistical.Some people can watch you hurt and not do anything about it.Its pretty sickening , but it's life . You know I could sit here and write away about how...
    jayseca jayseca 16-17, F 2 days ago

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    I would love to have the confidence and will power to make a difference in the world. Even if it's just small, like saving the life of a person or animal. I want to help people and...
    5secondsofsara 5secondsofsara 16-17, F 3 Responses Jun 29

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    I'm getting there! Working on some projects and making my life better. I'm proud of myself! Thank you for being the worst person I've ever met you helped me become a better...
    NanaH2014 NanaH2014 22-25, F 4 Responses Jul 12

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    I see the news with immigration and people so rude telling them go back to your own country you immigrant ..why so much hate? You don't know what they have been through leave them...
    Siomara Siomara 18-21 2 Responses Jul 10

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    This week was horrible.. my best friend and I are no longer speaking, my husband and I are never home to see each other and I think I'm getting sick.. I just want a better week...
    AmaiXAshuri AmaiXAshuri 26-30, F Jul 2

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    when I was little my parents were very well not good parents I would cry and they would send me away to a hospital pump me full of meds then send me home. when I was 12 I was...
    Yungbug Yungbug 18-21, F 50 mins ago

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    Girls are just so much more complicating.. I relate so much better with guys. They understand me better and I feel like I can be myself around them.
    KatIsCrazy KatIsCrazy 18-21, F 33 mins ago

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    I thought she was a good woman....... Well that was her statement to me and claim to fame , but then again my last ex's claim to fame was that she was a faithful "never was a bad...
    nevets61 nevets61 51-55 36 mins ago

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    I didn't get to have the high school experience I wanted because I pussxy out and when to a smaller school, I didn't have a lot of friends I still don't. But it's ok I learned to...
    hennyforyourthoughts hennyforyourthoughts 18-21, F 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    There is just so much going on I don't even know how to begin....I have worked about 50 hours in the past week, my car is broken, I am tired and haven't gotten much sleep, my...
    ikaelame ikaelame 18-21, F 40 mins ago

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    I have had a long section of depression. It's been caused by quite a few factors, but it's really been compounding and it has been a difficult thing to deal with. I guess it was...
    milehighHeartbreak milehighHeartbreak 31-35, M 13 hrs ago