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I Want to Be a Better Person

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    I am always trying to be a better weapon today

    than I was yesterday. Even if I was a good person yesterday, I want to be a great person today.
    iamfanciest iamfanciest 26-30, M 1 Response Oct 11

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    RasinBoy RasinBoy 26-30, M 2 Responses Aug 19

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    My great grandmother has just passes a way,

    she has gone without pain and ill. Good bye...
    ViethanhDang ViethanhDang 18-21, F 3 Responses Oct 16

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    I’m not qualified in emotional intelligence

    and have realised that, during my 34 years, I have chosen instead to merely remain detached, cold, and hard so as not to have to deal with the feelings that are often evoked during day to day life. But, fúck a duck, I have certainly started to ‘feel’ in the last few years...
    JaneBloodyAusten JaneBloodyAusten 31-35, F 9 Responses Sep 7

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    The best leaders are the ones

    who empower others to lead
    Blackrain97 Blackrain97 16-17, M 1 Response Jul 28

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    No matter how good and wonderful you think you

    are, there is always room for improvement.
    Ryanholmes20375 Ryanholmes20375 18-21, M Apr 10

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    I Do

    The problem, in a nutshell, is that my definition of a better person seems to have a sliding scale. What makes a person "better"? Even if we strive for the unattainable perfection, how do we know what that is? What it looks like? There is a level if conscience that we...
    laynemeyer laynemeyer 36-40, M 7 Responses Apr 22, 2013

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    The mistakes I did in the past,

    those I cannot undo. And while I am not proud of the past, I am not afraid to say that it has helped me become what I am now...Not perfect. Many wants to be better versions of themselves and I think it's okay. But the idea of a better person is one that leads to perfection...
    spinsteronthemove spinsteronthemove 36-40 3 Responses Aug 8

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    Being the best version of you is the greatest

    gift you can give to yourself.
    Bird488 Bird488 26-30, F Jul 28

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    Our lives never stop thriving.

    When I think of the thought of betterment of the self, I think of rebirth. Many people fear death as it is so obvious. When the ego dies, you are going through a stage of constant adjustment and that's what scares people. Those who embrace change, will be happier. Life dies and...
    20CoolerPony 20CoolerPony 13-15, M 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    Well I'm living in a very rich society.

    Everyone can afford Brands. The problem is that people in my society keeps judging others based on their appearance and whatever they wear. No one is interested anymore to dig in your personality and get to know you more unless you are wearing the latest collection of certain...
    Najzz Najzz 18-21, F 4 Responses Oct 15

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    I am beginning to live

    for today instead of tomorrow and starting to release the past instead of clinging to it. I will never be perfect, never experience everything, never understand everything but I want to make the most of my time here. Realizing I am the only one who could ever deprive myself of...
    NickDoggN9ne NickDoggN9ne 18-21, M Oct 11

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    I don't want to be someone

    who is larger than life, rich and famous. All I want is to be a reliable son, a dependable big brother, a genuine friend and a well rounded person with a balanced life.
    migs1910 migs1910 26-30, M Oct 16

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    I am a girl that lies a lot at school

    and at home and I get bullied for how I look. So I am here to find Other people that are same as I am. I am hoping to make lots of friends.
    beccaboo28 beccaboo28 13-15, F 4 Responses 6 days ago

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    I want to be someone

    who doesn't waste his life away. But how can I if my laziness just takes over. I spend 60hours a week doing nothing.
    rithic rithic 18-21, M 2 Responses Oct 11

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    NYPD2495 NYPD2495 16-17, M 4 Responses Aug 14

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    Just smoked my last cigarette!

    Time to start making some changes
    LilBoyBluu LilBoyBluu 22-25, M 6 Responses Sep 29

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    I owe it to myself to work hard.

    This is my life and I don't want to be pushed around anymore!! I know I can do it. Because now is the time.
    HealingMyHeart HealingMyHeart 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 29

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    I want to change the world.

    I want to do something extraordinary. I want to do things no one else has. I want to inspire. I want to live my dreams. But no matter how hard I try, I end up realizing that what I have now, Is what I'll always have. And that when I do try, I question myself for to long on...
    CameronJackson CameronJackson 18-21, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    This should go without saying,

    but I really do want to be a better person. I'm not a bad one, there's room for improvement, of course. I have been striving to improve myself and have been successful. The worst thing I could do would be to stop trying because I want to be amazing!
    MollyPetal MollyPetal 41-45, T 2 Responses 3 hrs ago

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    It's funny. During assemblies all my friends

    are around, yet I find myself sitting alone, it makes perfect sense though, because no matter how many people will surround me I'll always be alone. I'm a pariah of my own world. Soon I'll be forgotten and fade. At school not many people know me, not even my name, but I'm okay...
    DexterPyro DexterPyro 13-15, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    90paradise 90paradise 16-17, F 3 Responses Aug 4

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    I wish my broken heart heals faster.

    I really wish that one day I wake up and i don't feel hurt anymore...no more feelings for him and i find peace in my heart and soul...and most of all I find joy in my everyday life again. I will be whole again. My only wish....
    HopeLycaMe HopeLycaMe 41-45, F 5 Responses 18 hrs ago

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    I am supposed to be angry,

    supposed to be sad, supposed to be cold hearted, supposed to hate the world but then i realized that it if i do this i'll just make myself miserable and give them the satisfaction to laugh at me. I am stronger before, today and tomorrow. I won't let them ruined my life not even...
    ElizabethSwannTurner ElizabethSwannTurner 18-21, F 5 Responses a week ago

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    T3chmupp3t T3chmupp3t 18-21, M 4 days ago

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    I've decided that I want to be a better person.

    I want to change. I don't want to hurt people anymore. It's been a couple of years I've been drinking. This has led me to hurt people. Lie to people. Manipulate people. Do and say horrible things to people. And I genuinely enjoyed this life. I've rejected most of my friends...
    RichardAndon RichardAndon 22-25, M 6 Responses Sep 3

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    I wish I could understand

    why people are continually leaving me. I've only had afew constant people in my life and they're starting to leave. I wish I knew what it is that I do wrong. My best friend is starting to change and become so closed off. I'm so worried. If I was a better person she'd probably...
    Livinglife95 Livinglife95 18-21, F 4 Responses 2 days ago

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    I need and want to stop looking at women

    as objects. Ive never had what you would call a positive role model, which has resulted in many things. One of them being i only see one use for women. Ive always hated this about myself, and tried changing it. Ive never had a female "friend" , at least without the benefits. So...
    nikokoko nikokoko 18-21, M 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    I had my heartbroken

    and was encouraged to volunteer ...today I did!! I'm a tutor for a second grader..I have a feeling he is gonna help me more than I can help him! Was awesome to make a difference for someone else today!
    stillhavehope3 stillhavehope3 41-45, F 5 Responses Oct 16

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    A Slow Learner - True Meaning Of Thanksgiving 25 Years Later

    The past few months haven’t been my best. I’ve gone through a lot and well, just haven’t been happy with the way I’ve handled things. When I’m down, I try and keep busy, filling every waking moment with activity. I went jogging, surfing, hiking almost every day. I...
    ryboy50 ryboy50 22-25, M 4 Responses Nov 27, 2011

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    I wanna start over...

    I want new friends, a new personality, everything. I'm tired of being me
    osnapitzama osnapitzama 16-17, F 12 Responses Aug 6

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    FlyShawtyyy FlyShawtyyy 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 29

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    I realize that life is incredibly short.

    Since the love of my life and the father of my child's recent passing I've seen the world in a new way. Life is cruel, life is short, an life is unpredictable. I want to do the best I can with it. I want people to benefit from me being here. I want to be a better mother to my...
    Saywhatyouwantdragon Saywhatyouwantdragon 22-25, F 6 Responses 2 days ago

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    Over thinking, over analyzing

    or simply confused. I feel lost in my own life I have created for myself. The friends I have chosen I only slightly connect with. We laugh dance sing and all sorts of crazy things but I always feel like I am on the out side. I have come to a point in my life of reflection. So...
    klover55 klover55 22-25, F 5 Responses Oct 12

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    I crave to be the kind of person

    that when others think of them they only think of happy thoughts. I know I'm not yet, but I hope that someday I will be.
    Livinglife95 Livinglife95 18-21, F 2 Responses Oct 15

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    Be present. Make love.

    Make tea. Avoid small talk. Embrace conversation. Buy a plant. Water it. Make your bed. Make someone else's bed. Have a smart mouth and a quick wit. Run. Make art. Create. Swim in the ocean. Swim in the rain. Take chances. Ask questions. Make mistakes. Learn. Know your worth...
    allycatii allycatii 36-40, F 13 Responses Oct 8

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    It's me gaysexy123 I got my account deleted

    but now I'm back, so all I have to do is get back all my cat experiences
    adam987 adam987 16-17, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    By forgiving. Forgiving is like letting someone

    put you through hell but let them get away. I need to learn how to forgive; honestly.
    AcousticLover AcousticLover 16-17, F 4 Responses Jul 26

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    aintamuggle aintamuggle 18-21, F 20 Responses 5 days ago

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    loveandcareabout loveandcareabout 13-15, F 3 Responses Oct 12

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    I like to read, and I want to live in my books

    and be the people in them because I feel like I'm worth nothing
    LazyBrainz LazyBrainz 18-21, M 3 Responses Oct 12

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    Hey everyone I need som advice,

    so over the weekend my girlfriends close friend passed away. The person who passed away had a sister who I know but over all I didn't know the person that does not do I know the family very well I do know the sister and talk to her just about everyday. My girlfriend wants me to...
    Shado7 Shado7 16-17, M 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    I always want to be better

    than the previous day.
    Reallifeperson Reallifeperson 22-25, M 1 Response Jul 28

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    I am at my lowest now

    after painfully finding out about something. I wanna start over and be a better me!
    Peanuts28 Peanuts28 31-35, F 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    I feel so low and worthless.

    I've made so many mistakes and I'm constantly haunted by them. I'm currently deployed over seas and I'm scared. I'm married and my wife I can tell doesn't love me like she use to. It's all my fault. I broke her heart so many times and now every mistake I've made haunts me.
    Jovonte Jovonte 18-21, M 1 Response Oct 16

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    I don't root for the underdog

    because I see myself in them. I praise the underdog because I am one of them, and I'm not afraid of who I really am. Because in the end I will always be "nobody". ~ A/
    DexterPyro DexterPyro 13-15, M 1 Response Oct 16

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    peaceinmiles peaceinmiles 18-21, F 8 Responses Jun 10

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    I'm working on it. But right

    now I'm in a pretty dark and lonely place. I hope things we'll get better. I think I really just need to get out more, meet people, and work through my problems.
    ElZombie ElZombie 13-15, F 3 Responses Aug 14

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    Someday, I hope that my sadness will be

    replaced by something beautiful.
    warriorfera warriorfera 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 7

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    I'm embarrassed to look at myself in a mirror.

    The last three years I've let myself go no excuses. I lay around on my days off doing nothing to resolve it. My motivation is gone. I'm happy and content. I do things all the time but I don't work out and I smoke so yeah I need to get my butt off the couch and do something soon...
    sherrymac10 sherrymac10 46-50, F 7 Responses Aug 6

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    I think being a better person begins with

    accepting myself how I am first. How can I put forth the effort necessary to improve something I do not love? I am a human being. I have thoughts, dreams, hopes. I feel. I am flawed and I hurt people. I am kind and I help people. I would like, always, to be the kind me...
    Aurinne Aurinne 36-40, F 4 Responses Aug 20

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    I don't understand why it's

    so hard just to get a job. I'm seriously getting so frustrated and stressed out. I'm about to lose it.
    GabriellaChristine GabriellaChristine 18-21, F 17 Responses Oct 10

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    If you want something you've never had,

    you must be willing to do something you've never done.
    rchkb rchkb 31-35, M 4 Responses Oct 7

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    sometimes all you have to do is to forget what

    you feel and remember what you deserve xoxo #youknowi