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I Want to Become a Better Person

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    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 26-30 1 Response Jan 5, 2012

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    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 36-40, F 1 Response Jan 20, 2009

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    A Better Me!!

    i just want to become a better me, the best i can be!!
    cowshed123 cowshed123 31-35, M 3 Responses Jun 3, 2012

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    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 22-25, F 2 Responses Dec 23, 2010

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    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 22-25, F May 27, 2008

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    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

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    Changes

    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 31-35, F 4 Responses Jan 26, 2011

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    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

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    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 26-30 Jan 22, 2012

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    Always

    I believe there is always more we can do, always someone we can help or a way we can improve ourselves and the world around us. I hope that I never stop learning, never stop loving, never stop bettering myself.
    mysplitpersonality mysplitpersonality 36-40, F Sep 3, 2008

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    I Really Do.

    Someone once quoted: "The best thing about the worst time of your life is that you get to see the true colours of everyone". It makes me think a lot, not only about the obvious (which is the other people around who show their true colours). But especially about the fact that...
    kimmy159 kimmy159 22-25, F 7 Responses Aug 29, 2013

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    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

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    Dear Saint Nick,

    The cookies and milk are on the table.. and as always, a carrot for each of the reindeer. I hope your chirstmas is special, and tell the elfs i send my love..... My list wasn't very long this year... i don't need toys or fancy things... all i am really looking for this year, is...
    MiremebeKamaria MiremebeKamaria 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 7, 2010

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    I Think We All Strive to Be...

    I think we all strive to become a better person. I know I do. A kind word or smile everyday to someone, anyone can help us get there.
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jan 20, 2009

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    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

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    Hope

    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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    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

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    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 26-30 Jan 12, 2012

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    Hopeless

    I feel like everything is too good to be yrue
    emomimi emomimi 26-30 1 Response Mar 25, 2012

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    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

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    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 26-30 Jan 11, 2012

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    Venting!

    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

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    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

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    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

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    Grammar

    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 26-30 Jan 14, 2012

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    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 22-25, F 2 Responses Feb 19, 2008

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    Change Is Indeed Easier Said Than Done...

    I would like to become a better person. Be able to talk to others, hold conversations, no longer feel depressed everyday, not sitting at home regularly except to go to college mondays and wendesday. Right now, I just don't see a limelight or a silver lining. I've told myself I...
    SomeRandude SomeRandude 18-21, M Feb 1, 2011

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    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 26-30 3 Responses Jan 26, 2008

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    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 54 Responses Mar 24, 2008

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    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 18-21, M 2 Responses Jan 9

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    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 26-30 Jan 22, 2012

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    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

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    Something That I Have Been Working On All My Life, And I Still Havent Made It.

    its been my main goal for a very long time now, i have tried to improve on myself in so many ways. its so hard and endless, but i still never give up. i hope thta one day i will find that better person in me and become someone special to the world. i want to improve on my...
    jonnyronny jonnyronny 18-21, M Feb 10, 2010

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    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

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    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

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    A New Start

    For the first time I am focused on what I want from life and have a plan. Scary stuff! I guess this is that thing they call growing up!
    Belloblu Belloblu 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 18, 2012

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    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 26-30 Jan 12, 2012

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    I am a better person because of God. He has saved me from death so many times when I was younger due to abuse and he brought me safely out of that situation when the time was right...
    gardengirl17 gardengirl17 18-21, F Apr 8

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    i dont know hows to be too good though i am not so awful bad seems by many i am misunderstood but u gets me and make me smile so i am never sad u dont care about my grammar...
    MidnightRave MidnightRave 16-17, M Apr 10

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    I just want to disappear altogether and start a fresh as someone different. I have ended all hope of a life here for me because of my mistakes or even my failures. My life here is...
    Dg135 Dg135 18-21, M 1 Response 5 hrs ago

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    I have been with someone for almost 7 years now. High school sweethearts, through the college years, we have done it all. In the last year or so I just do not feel happy. He is...
    tls2209 tls2209 22-25, F 5 days ago

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    I used to compare myself against the benchmarks of others, and the expectations of society (i.e., salary, material possessions, title/position, etc.) but the older I get, the more...
    shoehorny shoehorny 41-45, M 2 Responses Apr 9

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    I'm tired of having to come home everyday and deal with this. I'm going through a hard time as it is, they don't need to make it worse. I'm tired of my step-dad going around saying...
    16countrygirl 16countrygirl 16-17, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Ive been through a lot with my family passing away and the cancer I had and still have. and I did try killing myself but I was found and saved and now I have a much better life I...
    nonefornow nonefornow 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 20

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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 2 days ago

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    kids that look exactly like one of their parents are so weird, it’s like they’re the lowercase and uppercase versions of a person
    wendu44 wendu44 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 9

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    Awhile back I would be posting about how I need a better life but I found a way out of that hole! It's unbelievable how much better life can get when you are making extra income...
    mchalk mchalk 22-25 Apr 2

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    Everyday I feel alone, empty.. Hollow Inside, no emotions what so ever, but when I see her I get this smile on my face and I'm just happy to see her. Because she made me feel like...
    CannibalizeTheMerciful CannibalizeTheMerciful 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 20

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    I am really sad that I am about to give up what I want, just because I am an outcast who will never fit in.
    SpicyKrab SpicyKrab 22-25, M Apr 7

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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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    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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    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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    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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    No matter how good and wonderful you think you are, there is always room for improvement.
    Ryanholmes20375 Ryanholmes20375 18-21, M Apr 10