I Want My Life to Get Better

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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

    Sometimes I get angry over simple things

    and sometimes I get real happy over it. It is not easy to put out the fire. It is whether you are getting calmer by yourself or get yourself calm. Bah. It is the same thing.... What am I talking about?!!?
    iChange iChange
    18-21, F
    Dec 23, 2015

    This place makes me think about the mistakes

    I've made in the past... and I've made so many of them." -Kakashi Hatake
    deleted deleted
    1 Response Feb 15

    I want to focus on my lessons,

    -which I don't give a **** about even a little. but for study archaeology or philology I need to finish the middle school first- I want to focus on some sports, I want to focus on my friends... I want a good, entertaining, different life. but this different is with a good...
    darklotus01 darklotus01
    13-15, T
    Feb 16

    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...
    36-40, F
    1 Response Oct 1, 2007

    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

    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
    1 Response Feb 6, 2015

    Part One Giving U Understanding

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

    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

    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...
    deleted deleted
    2 Responses Jul 5, 2011

    so determined to feel better,

    been depressed for so many years now it's ridiculous
    maddieXxx maddieXxx
    18-21, F
    Jan 26, 2015

    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

    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
    18-21, F
    Aug 23, 2014

    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
    Aug 12, 2011

    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

    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

    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

    I have decided to go back to work

    and put my Children in daycare! I think the fact that I have been a stay @ home mom and while the kids are taking a nap I have nothing else to do but, Think. I need to rejoin the world. Sometimes I find my self gazing off in LaLa Land because I wonder where my life could have...
    Shortstuff440 Shortstuff440
    26-30, F
    1 Response Nov 12, 2015

    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
    16-17, M
    Aug 23, 2014

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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
    1 Response May 5, 2009

    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, 2015

    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

    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
    2 Responses Jul 22, 2011

    I know that it will, I am quite confident

    that I'm only going through a period of trials, and that I wail prevail. Hopefully I will be that much stronger and wiser for it.
    WithClouds WithClouds
    26-30, M
    Nov 25, 2015

    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

    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

    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
    iChange iChange
    18-21, F
    1 Response Feb 13

    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
    May 27, 2012

    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

    I do not feel good now.

    Every day, I keep feeling very sad & depressed. There is a lot of stress in my life right now, and I keep trying to be optimistic & hoping things will get better. I just moved, and I have a lot of work to do in my new place, which is making me feel overwhelmed. Nothing...
    s4019t s4019t
    31-35, M
    Sep 16, 2015


    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

    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

    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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