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I Want to Be a Better Person

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    i ruined a great relationship with the girl i

    love because i'm a terrible person. I think i like suffering because it's what i'm used to. I've been through so much and i was drowning myself in alcohol and drugs when we met she fixed me up. we had a baby, and bought a house. everything was going great and then i came home...
    IamTheReject IamTheReject 18-21, M 5 Responses May 22

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    If I died tomorrow, I hope

    that what I have done in my life has mattered..even if only to one person, even for only a moment in time.
    FrenzyElle FrenzyElle 22-25, F 4 Responses Nov 2, 2014

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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 3 Responses Oct 7, 2014

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    Here lately all I have been wanting to do is

    travel. Over the years I have found myself working, working, no fun, and just working. I just had a child and now it finally hit me that I have never had any fun in my life. I don't know if this is healthy. I don't know if it's irresponsible since I have a child and all. I just...
    IWantToDieALegend IWantToDieALegend 22-25, M 5 days ago

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    I want to be a positive force,

    for there is so much negativity in this world. just by becoming a little bit better by each day. closer and closer to my dream as days goes by meoww (=^~^=)
    supermeow supermeow 18-21, M May 24

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    I really do, but my ego always gets in the way.

    But, I don't know exactly what my ego wants. It never seems satisfied. It always wants more and always thinks that it's right all the time. Please ego, allow me to breathe, so that I may enjoy life.
    Answerswouldbenice Answerswouldbenice 31-35, M 3 Responses May 10

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    Justtheusual Justtheusual 18-21, F 3 Responses May 6

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    can't get over my ex wife

    who recently I took into my house due to her breakup and stint in rehab. I feel used because we aren't together yet she wants sex from me when she has the urge and never when I do. I was laid off in January and have recently found 2 jobs but now on the verge of eviction because...
    bostonr1 bostonr1 36-40, M 3 Responses May 14

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    It's been a really, really long time

    since I had a"great day". Or night! I have so many friends say they had a awesome day or slept like a baby. It's been years since I had a complete carefree day of not worrying or having a hard time. I can't remember the last time I rolled out of bed feeling like I'm fully rested...
    Worleybirdie Worleybirdie 22-25, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    ClaireH19 ClaireH19 22-25, F 3 Responses Nov 20, 2014

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    I have a dark past and a lot of skeletons in my

    closet. however I came a far way and in the process I'm becoming a way better person for It. there was a time when I was a very terrible person.
    gelibeli98 gelibeli98 16-17, F 5 Responses Feb 11

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    I don't think I need to better myself in the

    terms of kindness. I get told all the time that I am very sweet and kind, even when I don't think I'm displaying and kindness or sweetness. I'm just being myself. I received a lot of tips at my last job as a host/hostess because the restaurant patrons thought I was so nice. A...
    dontyouunderstand dontyouunderstand 18-21 2 Responses May 14

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    Justtheusual Justtheusual 18-21, F 3 Responses May 6

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    I'm feeling like just saying goodbye

    for the very last time
    kevinvanzile kevinvanzile 41-45, M 6 Responses May 17

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    yayatee12 yayatee12 18-21, F 4 Responses May 20

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    jeline jeline 13-15, F 1 Response Nov 6, 2014

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    I've learnt so much from bad experiences in my

    past and that has really helped me be a better person now. I am constantly trying to improve.
    melwynslife melwynslife 36-40, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    at times I wonder will I fully ever change give

    my life fully to god why am I sooo afraid to.....
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses May 13

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    When am I going to grow up

    and stop engaging in self destructive behavior? I'm so weak...
    liveandloud liveandloud 46-50, F 1 Response May 11

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    I wanna start over...

    I want new friends, a new personality, everything. I'm tired of being me
    osnapitzama osnapitzama 18-21, F 11 Responses Aug 6, 2014

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    I have a hard time showing my feelings

    and it doesn't help that I'm an awkward and antisocial person at times to people I don't really know, so Kinda come off as a pretty rude person
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses May 12

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    I am trying to lose weight

    and become more spiritual. Having gotten out of an abusive relationship, I realize that I need to work on myself and try to figure out what I want in a relationship before jumping into another one.
    ecokismet ecokismet 22-25, F 4 Responses Dec 21, 2014

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    I am a very sensitive person.

    And i hv been brought up by my parents like a princess, i got best of the things since my childhood without even doing anything n thats the reason why i dont value things that i have. I cant face the reality of life. Life is tough. People have thousands of problems, more...
    nats05 nats05 22-25, F 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    "Be the change you seek in the universe.

    " -- Lil Wayne (j/k, it was Gandhi)
    MyChemicalBreakup MyChemicalBreakup 13-15, F 2 Responses Dec 2, 2014

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    lms2001 lms2001 31-35, F 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    use it as fire. use it

    as fuel. use it as a motivator. don't let it get to you. don't let it hurt. don't let it affect, use it as an effect, don't let it bleed into something that it's not, don't let your anger take over, and don't you dare let anything mess with you or your happiness.
    debonaireash debonaireash 18-21, M 3 days ago

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    Niks359 Niks359 26-30, M May 10

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    I pity people who live only to tear others down.

    I pity people who want to talk about what's wrong with the stream, rather than be grateful for having a whole ocean.I pity those who prey on the innocent, kick those who are already down, and sabotage other's success.Like some may say "Only a fool says in his heart that there is...
    deleted deleted 26-30 10 Responses Nov 20, 2014

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    Everyday of my life..

    .and will never stop till I die.
    4biandu 4biandu 31-35, F 3 Responses Oct 31, 2014

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    ElizabethSwanTurner ElizabethSwanTurner 22-25, F 4 Responses Feb 21

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    I am going to start doing something

    once a week or more that stretches my comfort zone, and helps me feel alive. Today I will pay for someone's groceries in front or back of me, or pay for their meal in the drive through, or some type of random act of kindness that presents itself. I'll return and report.
    awakebuthalfasleep awakebuthalfasleep 41-45, M 6 Responses Dec 29, 2014

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    I am a messy person,

    and I say things that I don't think about it and regrets it
    dalaloon dalaloon 13-15, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    Hello everyone. Long time no post.

    I deleted most of my stories. The last time I posted a story was last year in April. So, I finished high school last year (omg, I was so happy that time I cried hehe. I am still happy) Finally :'D I am going to attend university next month. I am excited and nervous. I have no...
    NisMat NisMat 16-17, F 1 Response May 20

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    I have a wish. I wish

    that 10 years from now, I look back into my past.... and feel that I have no regrets. And feel that my life is worth living..
    phoebesoo phoebesoo 26-30, F 3 Responses Jan 26

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    playr435 playr435 22-25, M 5 Responses May 25

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    Cheekychopss Cheekychopss 22-25, F 9 Responses Feb 10

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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 11 Responses Oct 8, 2014

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    Where to start? I'm

    so much happier thn I've been in months and so much has changed. Firstly I decided to quit my job and now I'll be starting a new one on one week with a $7k jump from my old salary. So excited. I've quit cocaine permanently and don't plan on ever getting on it again. It's...
    neurokitty99 neurokitty99 18-21, F 3 Responses Mar 20

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    I am 20 years old study in the university.

    I want to open my own store but all people around me said "that was too big for you" but I want to prove myself. I wish that one day its gonna happen! ;)
    pemika pemika 18-21, F 26 Responses Mar 9

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    RasinBoy RasinBoy 26-30, M 2 Responses Aug 19, 2014

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    measaperskn measaperskn 16-17, M 1 Response Feb 26

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    terriblefixations terriblefixations 22-25, F 3 Responses Jan 5

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    yayatee12 yayatee12 18-21, F 1 Response a week ago

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    Been through a lot. Lost a lot along the way.

    Confidence, peace of mind, friendships, too. However, God is good, and I'm looking at the negative through positive lenses, because he's about to replace all that I've lost with better.
    ImJustANobody ImJustANobody 26-30, M 1 Response May 18

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    i think so often when people converse,

    they focus too much on trying to relate to the other person, so the conversation turns into a series of exchanges of personal anecdotes... and then people only talk about themselves... there was this one quote that always stuck with me, and that was "Great minds discuss ideas...
    peaceinmiles peaceinmiles 18-21, F 6 Responses 3 days ago

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    I am going through hell.

    . I dont want to live
    nats05 nats05 22-25, F 12 Responses 3 days ago

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    I can't wait for the day

    when I can go to the People that said "you'll never be anything." And simply say "but look at me now."
    Bflyboo14 Bflyboo14 13-15, F