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I Want My Life to Get Better

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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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    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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    Part One Giving U Understanding

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

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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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    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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    this is the first time i ever felt

    so depressed and bugged... i really hate the feeling.. ive been through practically my whole life without having to feel like i really love a certain person or care about relationship.. than this person comes along and i thought of giving him a chance so i did.. it always start...
    midnight001 midnight001 18-21, F Feb 6

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    I want my life to get better I want my life to

    get better I want my life to get better I want my life to get better. Just nothing else.
    jumanachan jumanachan 16-17, F Aug 23, 2014

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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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    Maybe...just maybe if I still have a chance

    left, I may have the thing I love to have. Maybe if I have just one day to change everything I made......just maybe.
    watasiwakurt watasiwakurt 13-15, M Aug 23, 2014

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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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    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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    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, 2014

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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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    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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    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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    If we all had a teacher such

    as George Feeny, a best friend like Shawn Hunter, a girlfriend like Topanga, slowly the world which we live in wouldn't be so tumultuous.
    jonbz17 jonbz17 22-25, M Sep 30, 2014

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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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    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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    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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    I'm so done, I just want all the sh*t I'm

    dealing with to be over. I don't want to go to therapy, I do t want to see a doctor, I don't want people to force me to eat. I just want to be able to do what I want, and be able to get away from everything. It's so hard trying to deal with people, who don't get it. No one I've...
    lostgirl2001 lostgirl2001 13-15, F 2 Responses Jan 19

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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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    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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    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, 2014

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    so determined to feel better,

    been depressed for so many years now it's ridiculous
    maddieXxx maddieXxx 16-17, F Jan 26

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    I confess that I love all my gadgets, they enable me to meet people I would never have known and see places I could never go thanks to the wonders of the internet. and my phone is...
    IF64 IF64 46-50, M 1 Response Feb 7

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    The purpose of life is to live it, to taste experience to the utmost, to reach out eagerly and without fear for newer and richer experiences.
    travelbug1 travelbug1 36-40, F 6 days ago

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    There is people who lived to give this world something and people who takes from it and do nothing, be the giver and teach how to give .
    Ann110 Ann110 22-25, F Feb 6

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    I'm wondering how many people on ep want to die? I scroll down the main page and about every 1 out of 7/8 say I want to die or hate life. Better yet someone may post a story about...
    toniyl toniyl 36-40, F 6 Responses Feb 16

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    I really want someone I can take care of and love and make their life better like a sister, friend, or daughter.
    PurpleLove18 PurpleLove18 16-17, F Feb 17

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    So, for starters, I'm 20 and I live in NC. I'm an Eagle Scout, a college student, and a christian. My life hasn't been one of perfection or glitz and glamour, but it hasn't that...
    MyLifeInANotebook MyLifeInANotebook 18-21, M Feb 8

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    I grew up in a home with neglectful and/or abusive and absentee parents, and as a result I wasn't taught anything about life, and just general life skills that every person should...
    Undeadly Undeadly 41-45, F Feb 6

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    This is a letter for my counselor. I see her tomorrow. Blood drips from my wrists. But I feel no pain. No physical pain anyway. It only temporarily numbs my emotional pain. The...
    kellezia kellezia 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 17

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    Seems like every time I think I'm turning a corner in my life, I hit a f ing wall. I have dreamed of death my whole life. That last breath I could finally take. I have heard people...
    ptsdlady ptsdlady 26-30, F 4 days ago

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    I really don’t like living, I hate my life and I just don’t feel like if I belong in this world. My family thinks I am dumb and that I will never achieve anything in life. I...
    Miserabelle Miserabelle 16-17, F Feb 13

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    Im so sick of the way my life is i really am..im so tired of it and im also tired of waiting on someone to come and save me too usually a guy..Im so ******* tired of my life being...
    simpleandpossible simpleandpossible 22-25, F 3 Responses Feb 10

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    Become A Better, More Positive You 1. Say affirmations every day until they sink in and resonate within every cell of your being. Sure, they may sound ridiculous initially, but...
    imurfriend imurfriend 26-30, F Feb 14

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    I am a deeply flawed and troubled person. I could even argue that I am a damaged entity, though that phrasing seems unfair to those amazing souls who strove to give me an idyllic...
    TrueZetetic TrueZetetic 26-30, M 2 Responses Feb 3

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    I posted this as a blog but will cut & paste it here:Beauty from the Mind How to Study Life and the Essence of LearningThe physical form can exude beauty, but personally I am also...
    Soroe Soroe 36-40, M Feb 3

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    49 years of age. Not only that, but closing on halfway to the Big 5-0! The time in a person's life – especially a man's, by today's cultural norms – when I ought to be nearing...
    Oldr4SubGrrl1965 Oldr4SubGrrl1965 46-50, M 6 Responses Feb 15

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    Why is it that when you get out of highschool people grow up and act as if their lifes are better than yours? Like you know those friends who you were friends with for a long time...
    MKxoxo MKxoxo 22-25, F 5 days ago

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    I'm trying to do nice things each day and instill better habits for a more positive mind and so that ican manifest the life I want I think that achieving this will lead to a...
    zeitgeist211 zeitgeist211 18-21, F Feb 1

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