I Want to Become a Better Person

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    I want to become a better person.

    . I want to do something in life like travel while making money and having fun!
    spechelle spechelle
    18-21, F
    Sep 28, 2014

    I Want to Make the World a Better Place

    And I read somewhere this will make me a better person.
    Spiritman Spiritman
    26-30, M
    1 Response Mar 26, 2008

    One Step At A Time

    Had a rather interesting conversation with the husband this morning before work. I have been battling and battling my depression as best I can and I think he can finally see a little light. So one of his biggest problems with me has been that I rely on him for everything...to...
    want2bstronger want2bstronger
    31-35, F
    1 Response Mar 11, 2011

    I Need This!

    I've been at a stand still for a long time. and i really want to get out of that. I've been stealing, lying, cursing, and just being lazy. I've become a person I absolutely hate. and i gotta get out of this im sick of just having all these negations about me. i really find it...
    NewPersonUnderConstruction NewPersonUnderConstruction
    18-21, F
    Dec 3, 2009

    I've gone through a lot,

    some my fault and some the way the world works. I want to learn from my mistakes and be a better person.
    lsmith17 lsmith17
    26-30, F
    Aug 13, 2014

    Becoming Better

    i've been a little mean to some people in my school and have judged alot of people. my goal this year is to change all of that and make some new friends!
    ThatPersonn ThatPersonn
    22-25, F
    1 Response Aug 23, 2013


    i wish i could be a better person i wish i could help people more but on the other side of things i wish i could help myself more, tell people how i feel without feeling like an insane cat lady! lol i want to be able to express myself more. i want to stop trying to fit in and be...
    lorna90 lorna90
    18-21, F
    1 Response Feb 10, 2011

    A Better Me!!

    i just want to become a better me, the best i can be!!
    cowshed123 cowshed123
    36-40, M
    1 Response Jun 3, 2012

    Prepositional Phrase

    I am feeling really fresh and excited today. I learnt prepositional phrase and use of it. Prepositional phrase can come up with Prep+ noun , pronouns , gerund etc or prep + modifier + noun. For example prep + noun: at home, in the office, under the table etc. along the highway...
    deleted deleted
    Jan 12, 2012

    I'm Not Really A Bad Person

    But there are somethings that I don't like about myself that I do want to change. Like I doing my homework on time and studying. I want to not be a snoop... lol long story... I want to get up in the morning and go to sleep at a reasonable time. I want to meet new people and be...
    Sghetti Sghetti
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Oct 25, 2009

    I'd like. I'd also like to find someone to

    blame as for why I have my shortcomings. But it all always comes down to the choices you make. Sometimes, you just listen to that voice in your head telling you to do what you know is wrong, because wrong feels good for that moment.
    holloway64 holloway64
    46-50, M
    May 20, 2014

    A Few Thoughts

    Life can be really challenging when people get out of track . If something that hits your brain continually than it gets hardwired in the developing brain. I would like to put an example here that makes more clearer as to what I meant. A decade ago, I was working on my...
    deleted deleted
    1 Response Jan 5, 2012

    It's A Long Road To Travel But I'm Willing

    I am constantly trying to be a better person.  I know that no one is perfect.  My problems lie in my depression/anxiety and my self image.  Sometimes I just hate myself.  I am still learning how to deal with certain issues and feelings and I know that I am a...
    Miluna Miluna
    36-40, F
    3 Responses Dec 26, 2009

    My goal in life is to be one of those people

    who are just light... You see them and you suddenly feel so warm inside and all you want to do is hug them. And they look at you and smile with the warmest light in their eyes…. and you just love them. Maybe not in a romantic way, but you just want to be close to them and...
    cmyk323 cmyk323
    41-45, F
    1 Response Feb 26, 2016

    I don't hate my mom completely.

    Sometimes we get along fine and laugh together, and have lots of fun. But there are these moments and fazes where I can't bring my self to think that I love her. Sometimes I feel like she doesn't appreciate me as a daughter. She always talks about her teenage years, glamorous...
    SherlyGirl SherlyGirl
    18-21, F
    1 Response Sep 7, 2014

    I Don't think of myself

    as a good person, and I don't need to be. But I still want to change, perhaps it's so I can stop hating myself. Or maybe a friend will come, finally after such a long time of wishing, waiting, hoping and loneliness. Maybe things will get better for me, I will be motivated again...
    LikeICare13 LikeICare13
    13-15, F
    Feb 21, 2016

    I really want to somehow make the rest of my

    mums life the best it can be. She's not dying or anything. I just feel like that since she gave up so much of her life for me I should do it for her too. I love her so much and I feel like I'm losing her because she's hardly ever at home anymore and her and my sister aren't...
    HannahSavannah HannahSavannah
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Jul 16, 2015


    Today I am very happy that I learnt something new from the college writing skills book, for example,fragments ,run-ons, subject-verb agreement, pronouns, adjectives and adverbs, etc. I completed reading about 7 chapters today. Reading is such a fun; It has been helping me to...
    deleted deleted
    Jan 14, 2012

    What does it mean to be a good person?

    What ultimately defines an individual? What defines him or her in the end so as to set that person apart? I'd like to become a better human. It seems as if life acquired a certain nature for some people in this world and this lifetime, and gave others a different kind of story...
    somniatorlupus somniatorlupus
    22-25, M
    Sep 13, 2015

    All The Bad

    Arrogant, mannerless, big mouth, its like all the bad is in me. Well, I never thought of myself as a bad person until recently i found out that most of the people i know think of me as an arrogant person. I dont want anyone to think of me like that, im better than that. I know...
    ralff20 ralff20
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Nov 23, 2011

    Just One of Those Days

    I've re-evolved as a person. I was terribly terribly low last year and did terribly in school. I was really depressed and didn't know where my life was going. Even now I am not fully sure as to where my life is heading but I am mentally stabler than I was before and things have...
    indocanadianloner indocanadianloner
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Feb 19, 2008

    Although I never was blessed with true parents .

    .. The ones who love you .... And not concider you as a project they would get rid of if they figure it is not profitable ... However, I've turned out to be somebody I am proud to be .... I feel strong, even though I am not strong financially, or physically, but emotionally I...
    maybelle001 maybelle001
    22-25, F
    Oct 3, 2015

    That Is My Goal

    I don't consider myself to be a bad person. However I have been in a very bad relationship for the past couple years and I didn't see it. I thought she was my dream girl. Looking back, she was a nightmare. Everything I loved about being me she didn't like and I changed. For her...
    bvb1123 bvb1123
    41-45, M
    6 Responses Apr 18, 2009

    Everyday I tell myself I will talk more

    or smile more, but then I find myself in the same rut, thinking the same bad thoughts. I want to become a better person to everyone who has to deal with me but it's hard when I don't know where to start the self-improvement...
    akhos akhos
    18-21, F
    1 Response May 18, 2014

    I Need Freedom - From My Confusions

    I need freedom from thoughts that divert me from my goals and my dreams. Sometimes I feel why was I even born and feel like ending everything...but that would be acting like a coward - I am not a coward - God is testing me - I will take it like this. Existence is testing me. I...
    indocanadianloner indocanadianloner
    26-30, F
    May 27, 2008

    Getting Organized

    I read a number of stories in this group and it seems that there are some much more serious issues than I am dealing with today. My main goal at the current time is being better organized. World peace and saving the world from nuclear crisis will have to wait until next week...
    wheretheskymeetsthesea wheretheskymeetsthesea
    56-60, F
    Oct 6, 2012

    i am making little steps to lose this weight.

    the sad thing is i had it under control for most of the pregnancy. i know why it got out of hand at 8 months and i wish i had been more careful :-( but i will be so happy if i can get back to where i was. i have other dreams i am hoping for too.
    kpl2014 kpl2014
    31-35, F
    1 Response Sep 8, 2015

    I Don't Know What To Say.

    I am a terrible person. Or maybe I am exaggerating. But I feel like a terrible person everyday, even if people tell me I'm not. I want to improve myself everyday, but as each day goes by, I'm not changing. I feel like the same (disgusting) person everyday. I just want to be well...
    lithium13 lithium13
    Oct 3, 2010

    I wana be stronger...

    For me and those whom I love ... ❤️ ... I don't want to be weak because then they will forget that I am a rock when they need me, and that I've got their back and I can turn from a little puppy into a LION once they need me .... I want to show them that I am not hurting...
    maybelle001 maybelle001
    22-25, F
    Jul 15, 2015

    Being Happy With Myself!

    I've always wondered when are you the better person? Yes, day to day we live to make better decisions in life. But where does it stop? It doesn't, does it, that's what life is about trying to be the perfect better person, but we never get there. I play fair, I hold my own...
    Friendlybabe Friendlybabe
    31-35, F
    Jan 20, 2009

    I Do...

    I really hate myself sometimes.  I hate how depressed and selfish and moody I am.  I am so weak, with many vices.  I've always been weak.  I think I am just depressed, because a few weeks ago I liked myself just fine.  Now I don't have the energy to be a...
    eromreven eromreven
    3 Responses Jan 26, 2008

    Ticketed On The Highway

    We have a daily stand-up meeting at 9:30. I am completed one test case and am going to tell them I write 1 test case. I is good. 1 for app and 1 more UL. I was pulled off to the side of the road. I can't log into the system and need your help. I need to get off bad habit as it...
    deleted deleted
    Jan 11, 2012

    I tend to know and have ideas on how to do this.

    The problem is that I rarely get enough results from myself be satisfied. My lack of energy and motivation is a huge barrier that is seldom conquered.
    nocturnalhound nocturnalhound
    31-35, M
    1 Response Sep 13, 2015

    Every time I try to commit to something new,

    I find that I fall back into the same old routine of wasting my time doing things that aren't going to advance my aspirations in life. Sometimes its playing video games or surfing the internet. I know that I am capable of so much. I want to be committed to getting out there and...
    mariop64 mariop64
    Aug 15, 2014

    Midnight Fun

    It was about midnight and sitting all alone by myself in the well lit living room. The curtain to my sliding door opens clear. I could see two young couple standing on the veranda. Seems like the guy was intoxicated and having fun with the gal. I turned off the light of my living...
    deleted deleted
    Jan 22, 2012

    It Was Almost Midnight

    It was about midnight, I was all by myself sitting on the floor of my living room, browsing the internet. The curtain to my sliding door opens clear to see through it. This girl shows up in the next apartment veranda and waves her hand to me. I waved her back to acknowledge that...
    deleted deleted
    Jan 22, 2012

    I  Think Everyone In S...

    I  think everyone in some way wants to become a better person.  With me, I  have specific goals which I  want to shoot for and try to develop myself even more.   First I  want to quit smoking.  I know it's bad for me, and yet for some reason I...
    evilkittymew evilkittymew
    46-50, F
    1 Response Jan 20, 2009

    I really work on my patience.

    in some situations (like work) I have plenty. I'm the one that can hold and talk to the screaming kid till they calm down and not flip out. or just sit next to them till they're ready to talk. but in my personal life (mainly relationships) I jump in first and then slowly pull...
    SyrkSefhir SyrkSefhir
    22-25, M
    Jul 16, 2015

    Don't you love it when you type something

    amazing and then you're computer crashes and it's all lost!? lol. THIS is why you should type things in word, or somewhere they're automatically saved every few minutes :P Anyway, I'm not going to retype it all. The whole purpose is really just to reflect and forgive anyway :P...
    cherryxblossom cherryxblossom
    26-30, F
    1 Response Jun 3, 2015

    I Want To Change...

    Today I realized that I wanted to change. I've been a very ugly person towards two people that I love very much. I get mad and I take out my anger on them. I yell at them. I basically blame them for my problems. One of them is my best friend who is like a sister to me...
    rusher4life21 rusher4life21
    18-21, F
    Nov 4, 2012

    I feel like i have a bad life i lost my mother

    she died from cancer. My dad is a **** i am 18years old and all i have is money my girlfriend cheated on me now she is my ex ... I went to jail several time and i need help....
    keok324 keok324
    22-25, M
    2 Responses Jan 9, 2014

    I recently was released from prison.

    I served two years for a drinking and driving accident. It has made me take a hard look at my life And basically what I have found is a lack of effort on my part. I want everything the easy way. I got a job about a week ago and quit the next because of panic attack which was...
    fj1131987 fj1131987
    26-30, M
    1 Response Nov 5, 2015

    Here Are My Thoughts, : )

    I came here in Oct of 07, It has been a lot of fun. I have made a lot of friends here and made more than a few people mad. I never intend to make anyone mad but you can't please everyone, and that's the way it is. You either like me or you don't. treat my friends badly and I...
    BlueGeorgia BlueGeorgia
    41-45, M
    49 Responses Mar 24, 2008


    I feel like everything is too good to be yrue
    emomimi emomimi
    1 Response Mar 25, 2012

    Get It On

    Getting into things definitively will take some time. To get across everything you need to make things clear. getting at things could be really frustrating at the beginning , but as time progresses everything seems to be working as it should be. Getting through will take time and...
    deleted deleted
    Jan 12, 2012


    I want to make changes in my life. Big changes. - I want to learn how to forgive my family for all of the hurt they have caused. - I want to set a better example of what I believe in for others. - I want to find a church that's right for me. - I want to be more affectionate and...
    SpiritOfTheRabbit SpiritOfTheRabbit
    36-40, F
    4 Responses Jan 26, 2011

    I Have To Change

    i thought i could be a better person but i am not. when i was in primary school i wished i could pass my standard 7 and get first class but i got second class, in form C i did everything within my power to get first class but still i got second. when i am doing form E times were...
    Eddan Eddan
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Dec 23, 2010


    I always try to have what I need and want, and not what other people will be impressed by, or what they think I should need or want. Of course, it is fine and well to listen and take into account the advice of those whose opinions I respect. But my life is my responsibility. I...
    funkyflower funkyflower
    36-40, F
    Sep 20, 2012
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