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    Nice To Meet You

    My story's title is "nice to meet u" cause it's the first story i write... I was surprised to find a group like this! I'm 23 from greece. I had a troubled childhood and it still affects my life.. I managed to get a good job and i also study science at Athens University, but I'm...
    Mpampiscool Mpampiscool 22-25, M Aug 19, 2012

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    Ho Hum

    Don't we all?Who among us would rather be less than we are? Not I.
    Serenitree Serenitree 70+, F Oct 15, 2012

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    Better

    Not just better then myself but better then human.
    Arorin Arorin 22-25, M Apr 10, 2010

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    The Real Me.

    The me that people talk about. A man who has "potential" "talent" and "charisma" as others have labeled me. Flattering and cool but there are just as many tags thrust upon me that are the polar opposite; negative. Who is that guy? I have seen him...
    EricS EricS 31-35, M 6 Responses Aug 16, 2009

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    Be'n Better

    i want to be better better at every thing i do better at my job better at be in a mum a better girlfriend better at controling my anxitys better at controling my depression better at loving my self and otha people i want to be better then the girl next door better at...
    Gemzthatsme Gemzthatsme 22-25, F 5 Responses Oct 7, 2008

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    Im in class right now & im thinking of

    everything i used to be and all the morals i used to follow... And how cold my heart has because. I accept the negativity that life pushes at me. I used to have this way about me where nothing could break my smile and no one was ever allowed to see me cry. I would never even...
    pinkk44 pinkk44 16-17, F 1 Response Dec 9, 2014

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    Always Room

    to improve.  I know what my faults are and that I am working on them to become better than I was, to be more: romantic compassionate loving patients understanding fun loving reliable those are just a few of many.
    mtvlm mtvlm 41-45, M Mar 20, 2009

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    Always

    I've never been lazy, never afraid to work and prefer to be independent. Be it picking up a hammer, sanding down AND repainting a bang up on the car, repairing the hole in the wall, what ever. I'm a good person with a huge heart. I give and give even when I have...
    mysplitpersonality mysplitpersonality 36-40, F 4 Responses Nov 10, 2008

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    Hoping There Is Still Chance?

    I am a worse person. I hated myself so bad. For more than two decades roaming in this world, I never gone far and stucked in this sheezz. But I want to be better, I am working to be better.  It is not easy being all alone, still beaten up and emotionally abused by my...
    CallmeCamille CallmeCamille 70+ 4 Responses Sep 1, 2009

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    I Feel Like Such A Freak...

    The only thing I have going for me is that I run my own daycare and for some reason the kids seem to love me. Socially and personally I am a disaster. I had friends but lost them through no fault of my own and so have no social life. I am the eternal singleton and still live at...
    Jenni855 Jenni855 26-30, F May 18, 2011

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    i keep finding myself getting caught up into

    stuff i have no business getting into. i've been getting better at just saying i don't need to hear this and walking out when i know it is just harmful gossip, but sometimes it creeps up and bites you when you least expect it.
    trailsonrails trailsonrails 51-55, M Sep 20, 2014

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    Me Too,but...

    ...I might settle for being the best me a little  more,and being the worst me  a little less...
    Rob22make3 Rob22make3 41-45, M 1 Response Oct 7, 2008

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    In Some Way I Guess Everyone Wants To Better Themselves..

    A natural occurrence? Definitely a normal feeling. Of course the grass always looks greener on the other side, right? Some people want to be stronger, some people want to be more sensitive.. I'm very sensitive and I wish it wasn't so critical to my feelings. But hey! We're...
    Marowit Marowit 22-25, F Dec 30, 2008

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    Heck Yes

        i am working to be better than i am . college , food safety certification
    deleted deleted 26-30 Aug 4, 2009

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    rainbowmuffin316 rainbowmuffin316 13-15, T 1 Response Dec 30, 2014

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    I just want to have better people in it and treat certain people better than I have. :)
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    rorimori rorimori 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 31, 2014

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    I found your hair band on my bedroom floor, The only evidence that you'd been there before And I don't get waves of missing you anymore, They're more like tsunami tides in my eyes...
    TheIdealisticRealist TheIdealisticRealist 22-25, M Dec 29, 2014

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    I do not hate anyone, but I will say this; we are all equal and God is the only one who is greater than all. Though he is greater however, he still has love, respect and patients...
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    well its 2015, i hope this year will be better than last!!! there's alot of craziness goin on at this time, but i hope some how a miracle can happen everyone to get along this...
    ashworrell ashworrell 18-21, F Jan 3

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    That's right. You read that correctly. I am the face of consumer capitalism and I can shop and find deals better than the vast majority of women in this country. Why is that...
    buenosnoches buenosnoches 41-45, M 2 Responses Jan 15

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    My plan for 2015: - Get a job. An actual job. And do everything I need to get one. You can only freelance for so long. - Lose more weight. 8kg so far, more to go. - Travel! I'm...
    emiveritas emiveritas 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 29, 2014

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    Well I'd walk on fire just to be next to you And I'd climb the highest mountain just to see your point of view And I'd swim the edge of the earth if you said you wanted proof Yeah...
    RememberingSunday22 RememberingSunday22 36-40, F Jan 9

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    Well I'd walk on fire just to be next to you And I'd climb the highest mountain just to see your point of view And I'd swim the edge of the earth if you said you wanted proof Yeah...
    RememberingSunday22 RememberingSunday22 36-40, F Jan 9

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    Well I'd walk on fire just to be next to you And I'd climb the highest mountain just to see your point of view And I'd swim the edge of the earth if you said you wanted proof Yeah...
    RememberingSunday22 RememberingSunday22 36-40, F Jan 9

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    So... I saw the question of the day, 'Did you do everything you wanted to do in 2014?' and an idea occurred to me, why don't I go back in my stories and see what I wrote for myself...
    MissGaga MissGaga 22-25, F 3 Responses Dec 28, 2014

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    I want nothing but to become a better person this year. I want to improve my personality and to make the people around me happier if that is up to me.
    rolandback rolandback 41-45, M Jan 2

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    Definitely! The main subject taught in my school was English, so I was taught anything I want or need to say can be written and written in proper grammar (a lot of rewriting and...
    DarkwingGoslyn DarkwingGoslyn 31-35 Dec 29, 2014

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    2014 is finally almost gone thank god so basically all the trends in 2014 are going to stay in 2014 such as Twerking: a dance that only got famous by Miley Cyrus Alex from...
    elizabethpurpleji elizabethpurpleji 13-15, F 1 Response Dec 29, 2014

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    Its so strange to not feel yet at the same time to feel. To not feel the normal feelings towards ppl. Yet to feel so much pain in ur souls that all u can think of is a way to stop...
    WickedlilAngel WickedlilAngel 31-35, F Jan 6

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    "Here without you"3 Doors DownA hundred days have made me olderSince the last time that I saw your pretty faceA thousand lies have made me colderAnd I don't think I can look at...
    NewBeginnings77 NewBeginnings77 31-35, F Jan 11

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    much better because i want to get rid of my depression and panic attacks!
    dragonshine dragonshine 22-25, T 1 Response Jan 14

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    1) HELP. Sometimes in life you can't confide in those closest to you, seeking advice/help from an unbiased source can be a breath of fresh air. 2) LEARN People make mistakes...
    AlicesWonderlandx AlicesWonderlandx 31-35, F 8 Responses 3 days ago

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    "Crave You"Flight Facilities - (Adventure Club Remix)Cra-crave you, youI-I cra-crave you, youI-I cra-crave you, youI-I cra-crave you, youI-I cra-crave you, youAh, ah, ah!Why can't...
    NewBeginnings77 NewBeginnings77 31-35, F 1 Response Jan 17

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    "War Out Of Peace"Tristan PrettymanWell there are times when you knowWhen you should stay, when you should goBut you don'tRehearse the lines in your headYou know what needs to be...
    NewBeginnings77 NewBeginnings77 31-35, F 1 day ago

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    Sober it's a better life I hear, no bud no beer, no dope, no coke, just hope, that doesn't mean I lack the craving, sometimes it's like there's no saving.... me. less it be...
    heysmellthis heysmellthis 26-30, M 2 Responses Dec 30, 2014

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    I will try and make 2015 better then 2014 . I was in and out of the hospital so much this year with phenomena it's not even funny .
    Wildman43055 Wildman43055 46-50, M Dec 31, 2014

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    It's already going well. Stopped cutting, networked with a few people, losing more weight and starting to believe in myself. I've also reinvented myself. I'm no more Mrs Nice Girl...
    emiveritas emiveritas 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 3

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    In 2014 my best friend and brother started dating while I was away, I had really bad depression, almost completed suicide, went through a breakup, had another bad relationship, got...
    Moelyn95 Moelyn95 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 7

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    I hate it how there are some Americans on here who think they are top **** just because they live in America.... I've had some hate from Americans and some of them say how their...
    moonlighteclipse moonlighteclipse 16-17, F Jan 9

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    Those are my favorite people. I do my best to put them down and show the ones who go out of their way to show how much better they are that they are just the same as the rest if us...
    ValhallaAwaits ValhallaAwaits 18-21, M Jan 9

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    "One Thing"Finger ElevenRestless tonightCause I wasted the lightBetween both these timesI drew a really thin lineIt's nothing I plannedAnd not that I canBut you should be...
    NewBeginnings77 NewBeginnings77 31-35, F Jan 12

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    "Little Do You Know"Alex and SierraLittle do you knowHow I'm breaking while you fall asleepLittle do you knowI'm still haunted by the memoriesLittle do you knowI'm trying to pick...
    NewBeginnings77 NewBeginnings77 31-35, F 1 day ago

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    "There comes a day when you realize turning the page is the best feeling in the world, because you realize there is so much more to the book than the page you were stuck on" -Zayn...
    Macy24 Macy24 22-25, F Dec 30, 2014

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    2015 is here! Love more than you ever did, Find love if you dont have it yet, Rediscover yourself even if its just for fun, Make new friends and cherish the ones that you already...
    skygirl6 skygirl6 31-35, F Jan 1

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    I've already started the process. This week has been awesome, and I had more fun than I ever did earlier. The new city is beautiful and giving me with all sorts of opportunities. I...
    LoganManish LoganManish 22-25, M Jan 3

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