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I Want to Be a Better Person

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    Advice? - I try and take each day as it comes and see the positives but sometimes the smallest things affect me. Straight up, I'm a cow, I have an attitude, of someone attacks my...
    glassisfull glassisfull 13-15 Nov 16, 2013

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    I hurt everyone around me so I try to exclude my self from people I only upset them, I ruined my mums life just by being born
    luckjohn luckjohn 13-15, M 1 Response Mar 25

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    The Wolves -
    DancingFox DancingFox 31-35, F Oct 2, 2012

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    I feel like i always Lose weight on top of thing and can be that person i want to be Then... I things change n i sink and then it back to get where i was its a cycle.. Its...
    ticasuk12 ticasuk12 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 10

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    The Daily Dozen - 1. Make Up your Mind to be happy. Learn to find pleasure in simple things. 2. Make the best of your circumstances, no one has everything and everyone has...
    livingfortoday livingfortoday 26-30, M 2 Responses Feb 8, 2013

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    "Have To Much To Lose" - I have the tendency to fall back on drinkin and drugs. I quit weed but I still have an addictive personality. "I always need some kind of substance in my...
    MICHAELV73 MICHAELV73 36-40, M 3 Responses Aug 12, 2013

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    I Dont Know My Reason For Living - I lost my mother at 10 i was molested most my life met a young man had a baby got married husband wouldnt work i had to work my whole life...
    baddecisionswithgoodintensions baddecisionswithgoodintensions 41-45, F 4 Responses May 22, 2012

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    All I can say is that I want to be a better person than I was yesterday.
    khokho204 khokho204 16-17, F Dec 9, 2013

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    I wish I was given the opportunity to show my loved one how much I have changed we first met. I wish she could notice how devoted I am to our relationship, how hard I have worked...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jan 22

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    Do Good To Others, - Do good to others as you would war them to do to you. What goes around around comes around.
    Ronos Ronos 41-45, M Oct 19, 2013

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    I really do.. I want to be a better person.
    terriblefixations terriblefixations 22-25, F 1 Response Dec 28, 2013

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    Today, I realized that life is too short. Slowly, the reasons why I became a worst version of myself over the years came to light when I took the chance to write down the things I...
    franny21 franny21 22-25, F 1 Response Dec 15, 2013

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    Today Is The Day That Tomorrow Gets Better. - We can't continue to say we want to be better people and think because of this, one morning, we will wake up free of our wrong doings...
    foreverunnamed foreverunnamed 18-21, F May 7, 2013

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    2013 was the worst year of my life, battling depression, suicide, almost failing every school class, losing friends and making horrible long term mistakes. In a few weeks I'm...
    sunflowers123 sunflowers123 16-17, F 1 Response Jan 25

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    I can't help but feel like I was born in the wrong generation, I wanna live in the time where everyone new everyone and boys wore leather jackets and girls wore skirts and socks...
    jessohehirxx jessohehirxx 16-17, F 3 Responses Mar 17

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    I Keep Trying My Best - The worst thing you can do....is look at your life and say i am good...i am satisfied with the sum of what i am for life should be always about learning and...
    bunga87 bunga87 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 13, 2012

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    I Think We All Want to Be Bett... - I think we all want to be better people.  Its all apart of that personal growth thing.  I think setting goals and trying to acheive...
    lisaj0410 lisaj0410 31-35, F 4 Responses May 18, 2007

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    I know I'm not the best I can be, and I strive every day to be better
    thesassiestamerican thesassiestamerican 13-15, M 1 Response 19 hrs ago

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    Its hard to understand woman!
    red4x red4x 26-30, M 6 Responses Apr 4

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    I hate to post something and be all "woe is me; my life sucks!" But in truth I am not the happiest I could be. Then I started my new job. I am working at a pet store with all sorts...
    karijune karijune 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 8

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    Accepting Ones Self First - I have always worried as I was growing up whether I would ever be a out spoken person who could speak their mind and believe within myself.Growing up as...
    Haunted5 Haunted5 56-60, F 2 Responses Feb 4, 2012

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    I am not perfect. I have made mistakes and I cannot go back and fix them but I can learn from them and teach myself the right way to go about things. It's not hard to change but it...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Mar 14

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    Want To Be A Better Person, But Just Can'T - I'm always thinking of good ways to improve myself.. whether it be mentally, physically, or spiritually, but for some reason I can...
    Djiini Djiini 18-21, F 4 Responses Feb 8, 2013

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    I Seriosly Don´t Know - In fact I have been used by friends since I was a child. I remember that nobody in the kindergarden wanted to play with me, because I had not a mother...
    Lilly78 Lilly78 31-35, F 3 Responses Mar 10, 2012

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    Such A Wish! - I have had self esteem issues for many years - it all started when I was younger and found out I was an "oops!" baby. It didn't really affect me much, well at least...
    frightful24 frightful24 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 18, 2013

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    how do I change my ways instead of sinking back into my depressing thoughts.
    laughoutloudlily laughoutloudlily 16-17, F 2 Responses Jan 6

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    I Will Always Try...! - I am living to become the best person I can be. I don't want to feel how I used to feel when I was constantly depressed - I just want to do as much as I can...
    Love2Express Love2Express 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 16, 2013

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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...
    ryboy50 ryboy50 22-25, M 4 Responses Nov 27, 2011

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    Yes i want too !' I wanna live life
    paola93 paola93 18-21, F Jan 14

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    I Took the First Step - 5 days ago I took the first step. I apologized to someone I hurt. Even though it was 4 years ago it still made me feel a whole hell of a lot better. I have...
    missing missing 21-25, F 2 Responses Jan 30, 2008

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    Had such a ****** day... instead of eating or drinking my feelings I'm going to go exercise. I need positive endorphins in my life... hopefully I can keep it up and not just when I...
    Netabell Netabell 26-30, F 3 Responses Mar 19

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    Trying Is The Hardest Part - After getting motivation from all the EP members supporting me and giving me great prespective, I desided to climb out of my Low self esteem. This is...
    LuciferMaximus LuciferMaximus 18-21, M 3 Responses Aug 24, 2010

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    knowing you for all past 5 years is a nightmare for me and its a big mistake ive done in my whole life. i've done so much wrong esp to my parent and friends but I know I still got...
    red4x red4x 26-30, M 1 Response Mar 26

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    Painful Past - I'm 22 years old now, i couldn't believe that someday, all these bad memories will show up, after years of suppressing painful emotions. I realised that i have...
    pinkspell pinkspell 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 13, 2012

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    A Working Canvas - I am trying to be better person not because of the fact that it give me a better feeling inside, but because I don't want to be the person that I am currently...
    jel12e jel12e 22-25 Jul 19, 2013

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    Or maybe I don't want 2 b a better person perhaps I just want to make more $. Being a vindictive person ha kept me safe.
    Taumilynn Taumilynn 36-40 1 Response Jan 11

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    At This Point - At this point, just about any change would be in a positive direction. I don't want to be who I've become. I can't do this anymore. It's disgusting, the way I'm...
    Nyxii Nyxii 22-25, F 2 Responses Feb 12, 2013

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    What I Mean by "A Better Person" - I want to be a better person. Aware of my flaws and weaknesses. Aware and appreciative of the people who actually put forth the effort...
    loveis134 loveis134 22-25, F 2 Responses Dec 19, 2011

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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 6 days ago

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    ... - I am always striving to be a better person today than I was yesterday.  Aren't we all?
    fungirlmmm fungirlmmm 41-45, F 5 Responses Aug 24, 2009

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    When Less Is More...And Happier... - I was on Facebook just scrolling through the news feed thoughtlessly when I saw a post from a close friend back in high school. The post...
    ellen183 ellen183 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 29, 2013

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    To simply put it, I strive to be better every day. I don't always succeed but if I have the right mind set I think I will be okay!
    LovingWise LovingWise 22-25, M 1 Response Feb 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...
    laynemeyer laynemeyer 36-40, M 8 Responses Apr 22, 2013

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    Self Absorbed - I feel like I have always been self absorbed but really it is just a mask for being insecure. If you come across unfriendly, selfish, and over-bearing, people wont...
    learningtogrow learningtogrow 41-45, M 1 Response Aug 16, 2010

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    I'm trying to be a better person but today I messed up. I am trying to work on my communication skills. When I get emotional everything I have learned flies out the window. I don't...
    nerdyme nerdyme 26-30, F Mar 3

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    Sincerely - I want to be a better manager of myself overall. I want to be more responsible. I want to work to have meaning and worth in myself to be able to give meaning and worth...
    FreeFallWall FreeFallWall 22-25, M Jun 28, 2011

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    I Want To, But It Has Become Difficult - I'm searching for something more. Something that I really don't recognize. I see it far away but it's so dark that my eyes struggle to...
    deleted deleted 26-30 5 Responses Feb 16, 2011

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    Mistakes - I've done a lot of things in my life that regret. And I still do them. I don't know why. I know it's wrong. And I know people say since i'm young (i'm only 16 btw) it's...
    21cookielover21 21cookielover21 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 3, 2013

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    ok so if your not a church goer you might now want to read this but you can I know how I could be a better person and that's by me going to confession and I know some of you might...
    rynamight rynamight 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 18

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    Do As You Say Or Do As You Do? - I'm quite positive that most people actually would like to improve themselves in one form or fashion. I personally find that there are *those...
    idlewatcher idlewatcher 31-35, M 2 Responses Mar 14, 2012

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    Young & Wild - I once heard that in order to be old & wise you must first be young & wild, I found it inspiring, it made me see that it's ok to be young, make mistakes, love...
    sjt44 sjt44 22-25, M 1 Response Jun 21, 2012

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