I Want to Be Better Than I Am

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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

    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

    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

    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

    Better

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

    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

    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

    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...
    Bluee44 Bluee44
    18-21, F
    1 Response Dec 9, 2014

    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...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    May 18, 2011

    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

    I haven't been on here

    as much because it was honestly bringing me down. It was nice to wallow in self-pity and let it all out for a few months, but my life isn't so bad. I'm alive, I have a job, a family that loves me, and a God that would never leave me. Last year was a tough year but maybe it...
    ShyGuy990 ShyGuy990
    26-30, M
    Feb 25, 2015

    Heck Yes

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

    Related Experiences

    I guess I'd have to say Joe Cocker covering Van Morrison in the song Into the Mystic.
    hippie1977 hippie1977
    36-40, M
    Apr 21
    Blessed Be to the moderators and creators of EP. I met my true love on your site 1year, 1 month, and about 20 days ago. She and I were destined to be together. I fell for her from...
    PRCgirl73 PRCgirl73
    41-45, F
    1 Response Apr 21
    Thank you EP for helping me find my true love. When I was lost a few years ago who knew a few words in Google search would lead me here. I met many great people here. How ironic...
    lovinlife2014 lovinlife2014
    46-50, F
    3 Responses Apr 21
    I love when an artist performs/records a cover as a song in tribute or recognition of a talented artist that came before them. I enjoy hearing their take on it or seeing how they...
    kk1874 kk1874
    31-35, F
    Apr 21
    thank God I've found ep! Lord, I hope there's still other site like ep out there or much better. Thank God I'd met wonderful people here. I enjoyed my 4 most stay here as well...
    yayepisoverimsad yayepisoverimsad
    22-25, F
    3 Responses Apr 21
    the road goes on forever and the party never ends
    Highfive13 Highfive13
    31-35, M
    Apr 21
    Just wanted to thank EP & all the wonderful friends I've made on here. EP thank you for creating a site where people could come to and express what they feel, for giving us all a...
    missingmyhubby missingmyhubby
    41-45, F
    Apr 21
    it's the final countdown!!!
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Apr 21
    I want to thank ever one that was my friend for putting up with me , thank you to my brothers and sisters here that excepted me for me , for not leaving me when I couldn't come on...
    timjusttim123 timjusttim123
    16-17, M
    2 Responses Apr 20
    I just returned today here in EP, and then I saw the notice, I didn't' expect this. Cause everybtime I feel bad and want to ask something, I post here EP isn't boring for me you...
    princessmjhane princessmjhane
    22-25, F
    Apr 20
    I'm glad I got to know EP. It really made a huge positive impact on my life. Thank you all for making it happen.
    YuroLychee YuroLychee
    22-25
    Apr 20
    this place was beautiful.. and most of all, it helped me find soo many friends.. I will miss this place..
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Apr 20
    I have to say this.. ep had helped me a lot.. from here i made some graleat friends for life.. i learned a lot.. helped a few...still continuing the good work.. i must say,i would...
    nixf1 nixf1
    22-25, F
    Apr 20
    Ep was a fun place to be,and now we are losing this precious site.I would like to thank ep a lot for helping me meet people,helping me to make friendships that meant a lot to me...
    111rosy560 111rosy560
    13-15, F
    1 Response Apr 19
    Well if that's how you want to play it. I got in a fucktarded debate with somebody about how it's an injustice for political parties to expect tax payers to foot the bill for...
    ManifestoOfThePhoenix ManifestoOfThePhoenix
    26-30, M
    1 Response Apr 19
    Hello Ep friends, Now that EP is closing down in 2 days I want to say goodbye to all of you here(especially my EP friends). Thank you for listening to me and saying nice things...
    schhhhh schhhhh
    18-21, M
    Apr 19
    I been trying to do it right I been living a lonely life I been sleepin' here instead I been sleepin' in my bed I been sleepin' in my bed So show me family All the blood that I...
    Annurban Annurban
    26-30, F
    1 Response Apr 19
    I'm going to take some time to reflect today. I'm at a point where I question what I'm "studying" is really what I want to do for a "career". And yet, I feel hesitant jumping ship...
    Nick8876 Nick8876
    18-21, M
    Apr 18
    Its time to go .I came here sad and lonely looking for answers, some were answered and some were left with more questions. I met some great people, some wacky ones too but always...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Apr 18
    "And it feels like I am just too close to love you There's nothing I can really say I can lie no more I can hide no more Got to be true to myself And it feels like I am just too...
    infie infie
    18-21, F
    Apr 18
    Well I guess this is it! Id like to thank those of you who helped me or made me smile these last few years. I've met some good people here that I wont forget. Id like to keep in...
    VirgoBeauty VirgoBeauty
    18-21, F
    1 Response Apr 18
    I am taking this moment of opportunity, simply to acknowledge every single person that has helped bring joy and made life interesting during my time here on EP. I would also like...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Apr 18
    To You yozora miage kyou mo ano hoshi wa mienai toki wa mujou ni kokoro midashite sugite yuku Anata wa ima doko de watashi wo miteiru no? kurayami no naka...
    4gotwhereiwas 4gotwhereiwas
    31-35, F
    1 Response Apr 17
    "These are hardest times, love’s so hard to find Blessed is the man who has a woman at his side This for you I write, never do me wrong If you’re ever missing me just listen to...
    ToughKitty ToughKitty
    31-35, F
    1 Response Apr 17
    Do you have this on your mind? That you don't deserve happiness, That everyone deserves someone better than you, How to deal with this?how to get my self confidence back?
    Ciflo Ciflo
    18-21, F
    Apr 17
    Do you have this on your mind? That you don't deserve happiness, That everyone deserves someone better than you, How to deal with this?how to get my self confidence back?
    Ciflo Ciflo
    18-21, F
    1 Response Apr 17
    "I know you" I believe, I believe there's love in you Grid locked on the dusty avenues Inside your heart, just afraid to go I am more, I am more than innocent But just take a...
    ToughKitty ToughKitty
    31-35, F
    1 Response Apr 16
    Hey there, I'm new to Ep and before I get started I want to thank you for reading . My name is Lukas DeFranco and for awhile now I've been in a constant cycle of the same boring...
    LukasDeFranco LukasDeFranco
    22-25, M
    Apr 16
    I've always been stuck in boring of routine and I wanna break out. I've never even moved houses. I know this place better than I know the back of my hand and I'm starting to hate...
    janeybear janeybear
    13-15, F
    Apr 16
    was a good thing that you always have a backup to speak about your problems & find some people who can understand how yoh feel & reassure you about it & also to make you feel...
    TurningPage2013 TurningPage2013
    26-30, F
    Apr 15
    I'm posting this because I want to record my EP journey. Even if I'd left all of my stories intact, it wouldn't really have shown the true picture of what this site was to me, it's...
    Emptysoul30 Emptysoul30
    22-25, M
    Apr 14
    I just wanted to thank EP and everyone on this site! After moving a couple of thousand miles to take care of my 90 y.o. parents who were in bad health( who have since passed away...
    Golondrinas Golondrinas
    56-60, M
    Apr 14
    getting a kick *** ammout of physical pain right now. trying to get off cymbalta for fibromyalgia and the withdrawals absolutely suck. so now i have ungodly pain everywhere and...
    ArnoldJRimmer ArnoldJRimmer
    46-50, M
    Apr 14
    The end of the conversation. The casual attempt at dragging down my self esteem.
    GoddessGoddess GoddessGoddess
    46-50, F
    1 Response Apr 14
    I only need one. How many clichés can we pack into one non-responsive conversation? Start off with a question and demand for nudity. When that fails, pretendto be gay to see if...
    GoddessGoddess GoddessGoddess
    46-50, F
    5 Responses Apr 14
    S.O.A.R over everything.. Suffer - overcome - and - recover
    Unsatisfiedstace2 Unsatisfiedstace2
    46-50, F
    Apr 14
    The Artbandit was here several years ago, it was a troubled time for the Artbandit and I just want to say thank you to the countless of people who have helped me by sharing their...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Apr 13
    I love The Smiths but this is a truly magnificent cover
    TheRealWelllaugh TheRealWelllaugh
    36-40, F
    Apr 12
    So I see people are trying to post more experiences and let more things off their chest and telling their stories before EP closes. So I decided, hey, I might as well join the...
    jaeger053 jaeger053
    16-17
    Apr 12
    Having seen RelateToThat, it's even more clear to me how much I'm going to miss EP. No avatars. Restrictive terms of service. Crappy Q&A from what I saw of it. EP is nowhere near...
    conceptualclarity conceptualclarity
    51-55, M
    5 Responses Apr 12
    Internet in general is not the kindest place. EP is. I joined it many, many years ago when I was young physically and very young mentally, and in a difficult place. I'm glad I...
    FreeFallWall FreeFallWall
    22-25, M
    Apr 11
    https://youtu.be/HUbxBCmCrMk One word, that's all you said Something in your voice caused me to turn my head. Your smile, just captured me And you were in my future as far I could...
    poetz13 poetz13
    36-40, F
    Apr 10
    After years of looking up to my mother I have realized I don't aspire to be like her for the most part. Now her good points are strong, single mother, business woman- she took...
    toniyl toniyl
    36-40, F
    Apr 10
    "Dark Paradise" http://youtu.be/aazb8Rt31nk All my friends tell me I should move on I'm lying in the ocean, singing your song Ah-ah-ah-ah-ah-ah-ah-ah-ah-ah-ah-ah-ahh That's how...
    ToughKitty ToughKitty
    31-35, F
    Apr 10
    There is another site that is going to open after ep Closes http://www.experienceagain.com/index.html Come join the fun! I am!
    m4389 m4389
    41-45, F
    1 Response Apr 10
    Is there any member suffers from eczema genetically? I really need to know this person and his experience coz I have been suffering from this since I was a child . I am 27 now so...
    oh66oud oh66oud
    26-30, F
    Apr 9
    Mostly when it comes to love. 🌹 When you're confuse, lyrics speak for you. There are times that I confess my feelings through songs. *blush blush blush*
    BittersweetRose BittersweetRose
    16-17, F
    3 Responses Apr 9
    "If it wasn't for this music, I don't know how I would have fought this." || "I'd die for you" that's easy to say. We have a list of people that we would take. A bullet for them. A...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Apr 8
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