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I Want to Change My Life Completely

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    The Rice Cooker

    Hit or miss. Trial and error. Guess and learn. For as long as i can remember, I've never really been able to get the rice cooked right. How hard could it be to cook rice, you might ask? See, with a gas stove, the kind where the flames are very easy to burn things, there is no...
    OttoTao OttoTao 26-30, M Mar 7, 2013

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    Unhappy With My Life

    Where to start?Β  All of our money is gone and we are behind in our taxes on our house thanks to bad decisions husband made without consulting me.Β  Continue to struggle trying to work out things with the mortgage company etc.,,,Β  I am so beaten down.Β  Working a dead end job...
    lprettylolamae lprettylolamae 56-60, F 1 Response Dec 29, 2010

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    Dammit

    My first story began about how i decided to take another day off from my new job thats paying $27 per hour. Full time too so thats about $1000 a week in my account. Then i pressed the wrong buttons on my keyboard and lost it all. So Annoying So anyway, im over it. Here it is...
    OttoTao OttoTao 26-30, M 4 Responses Dec 26, 2012

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    How Can I Be Happy?

    I wish I could feel like a confident and beautiful woman, I wish I could have real friends, I wish I could get along better with my dad, I wish I could fall in love with a boy (and he could love me back), I wish I could fall in love with my career, I wish I could fall in love...
    danonino0o danonino0o 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 19, 2011

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    Why Can't I...

    I want to chnage things about my life. I know what they are.I understand what they are. I know the benmefits to these chnages and I want to experience those benefits. I really, really do... but I am lacking with either willpower, discipline or some other thing (maybe even all 3...
    aniave aniave 31-35, F 4 Responses Jan 17, 2012

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    Becoming My Opposite

    When I See myself.. I see a perpetual virgin. A man who all the females would love to marry, but not court. I see myself maybe becoming the slave to some ungrateful cheating cow when I am 40... why because I have no idea how get females. I want to become the other side of the...
    ForgottenMale ForgottenMale 26-30, M Apr 25, 2011

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    Not Completely... But A Few Things Really Need To Go..

    I need to drop the "Soon to be" part of my stbx.... I need to call more people on their bs and remove them from my life... Maybe spend more time thinking about my needs and wants... Maybe spend less time trying to change and just making it happen already...I am sure there will be...
    DeeLisa DeeLisa 31-35 1 Response Dec 26, 2012

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    I Don't Recognize Myself Anymore

    I just want to change so many things in my life.  My career, where I live, my money situation. I used to be so motivated, had a great career, saved a lot of money.  Now, after spending several years escaping through alcohol and drugs, I have been sober 2 years and now...
    life101 life101 41-45, M 4 Responses Apr 7, 2008

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    To Leap? Or Not To Leap?

    I have a good life. Amidst all my mistakes and imperfections I am fortunate to still be able to say that. Without the great safety net of my family, friends and boyfriend, I should be living a much worse life. So how do I leave it all behind and start new? I am in the middle of...
    LovelyLama LovelyLama 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 28, 2012

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    Doing the Best I Can For Me

    I`ve made the first steps. Moved to a new town, away from the negative people, the bad history and the mistakes. The new job starts in 9 days time. I really hope I can turn things around. No more drinking, being the town ****, being socially retarted, playing the victim, being...
    fullfigureozchick fullfigureozchick 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 18, 2009

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    I Want To Change My Life.

    From tomorrow I am going to change the way I live my life, for me. I am going to give my life direction and purpose. I'm 32 years old and I feel completely unforfilled . I try my best to keep everyone else happy and agree with everything people say. When I awake tomorrow my aim...
    Longer32 Longer32 31-35 Oct 5, 2012

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    Not What But When

    I know exactly how I want to change. But for some reason I can't do it. I want to stop being a b**** to people, I want to show who I really am, and I want to be happy. I know that I am in control of all of those things but for some reason the wall I built around me gets higher...
    shesaidshewrote shesaidshewrote 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 10, 2012

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    Change.

    As I'm sitting alone in my room, surrounded by the suffocating darkness, i stare at my wall. Nothing has changed. What has been achieved from my attempt to start? Emptying out my whole wallet for a group of people i Don't really care for, but only hoped they would be a ladder to...
    UnexpectedThings UnexpectedThings 18-21 Nov 11, 2013

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    All I Want To Know Is Why?

    Do you ever look at your life and ask why? Why do such events occur and why is it happening to you? I ask myself that each and everyday. Does it mean that I am self centred and I should be grateful for what I have? Every day is a battle for me. I wake up, wondering what the day...
    nadine17 nadine17 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 4, 2013

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    Goal Setting Session

    Ok so today I was very slack and took a day off work. Maybe to be accountable to myself I've created a list of goals for the next 6 months. It should have been done about 2 months ago but here it is. I wish there was a way to remind myself when I get close to reaching each goal...
    OttoTao OttoTao 26-30, M 1 Response Dec 26, 2012

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    Change My Life

    Change my life, It's happening soon, Movin' out, New start, Can't wait, Won't know myself, The freedom, Livin' ones live, The way ones always wanted, What joy, That day will bring.
    lazycrazybasket lazycrazybasket 46-50, M Feb 28, 2012

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    The Plan

    Cheers! I've decided to share my 'change myself' story, perhaps someone will get something useful from it. So first, I had the greatest opportunity to change my whole life months ago. I've left school, and started to learn at home. At the begining it was like hell. All my...
    killedmyplant killedmyplant 18-21, M 2 Responses Aug 6, 2011

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    Time To Change..

    I woke up this morning and looked in the mirror, and didnt know who I was looking at. I need to make a change. I know what I believe, what I preach, But recently, I havent been acting by it. I got caught up in trying to get ahead, and lost touch with the people near me. I need to...
    TheSwagHippie TheSwagHippie 18-21, M Apr 6, 2011

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    What's This?

    Are we a bunch of loosers or we aim for something here?...I wish i could erase my life and start over ...is that because i am loosing my self confidence ...or because i just woke up one day and i realised that all i been dooing fiew years ago was fighting to get to wat i have...
    elena27 elena27 26-30 1 Response Jul 17, 2009

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    I Want to Be Someone Else; Somewhere Else.

    Sometimes I wish I could just take the bare minimum; the things that mean the most to me, pack up my car, and leave.  I wish I could start all over again.  I wish I was brave enough to take the risk to change everything. New life. New job. New home. New...
    HerOdyssey HerOdyssey 36-40, F 5 Responses Feb 25, 2009

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    Related Experiences

    It's all in the titleπŸ‘†πŸ‘†πŸ‘†πŸ‘†πŸ‘† I want change. You say you love me but what is love exactly? If love is being another one of your play toys, I'm not interested anymore. I...
    bulimicbixtch49 bulimicbixtch49 13-15, F Apr 9

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    I don't even care if this person or thing is a subject of my love and affection, or just a genuine and close friendship. I don't care if people on the outside can look in and see...
    TheAdventurist TheAdventurist 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 20

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    http://youtu.be/-RYlAPjyNm8
    Interstellartraveler Interstellartraveler 36-40, M Apr 9

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    I've been married for 11 months - we dated for 8 months before getting married... Dumb, I now know. Well through all this time to the point we are now, there has been over a year...
    childlessstepmom childlessstepmom 22-25, F 8 Responses Apr 4

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    I decided to take some risks & do some things that I haven't done before this year. I want change in my life. I want to be a better person. I want to be successful in life. I want...
    TheQuietOne92 TheQuietOne92 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 8

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    Even if I'm not as innocent as you think I am I'm not evil right? Of course I'm right don't even joke right now! The real me is this dark and sinister and sees no real point to...
    SquirrellyChanLuvsAcorns83 SquirrellyChanLuvsAcorns83 18-21 Apr 6

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    I live in the midwest United States. Not even the exciting places like Chicago. Nope. Plain old Minnesota. I've only been to Wisconsin and North Dakota. But.. I dream about the day...
    EverythingsAnIllusion EverythingsAnIllusion 16-17, F 2 Responses Mar 21

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    I've been fat my entire life. When i was a kid people would say its cute but when i got old and still fat people looks at me like I'm a disgusting person. I don't ride a bike cause...
    elel110993 elel110993 18-21, F 3 Responses Mar 31

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    At the age of 29 and going through some setbacks in life, I have always fallen down,dusted myself off and tried to walk again with dignity. It doesn't matter how much hardship I...
    Susana1985 Susana1985 26-30, F 3 Responses Mar 24

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    I want a life uninhibited. I want a life full of love and laughter. I want to live as free as the 21 year old butterfly that I should be. Ever since I was in high school I always...
    ColourmeAmb ColourmeAmb 18-21, F a week ago

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    Hello EP Staff & members !We all noticed (not so difficult), that the amount of spam messages increases exponentially on the Q&A board on our favorite site ....I think, You, EP...
    Kaddath Kaddath 41-45, M 14 Responses 2 days ago

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    So this situation i am in is terrible...let me start from the beginning. 3 years ago i met a man who was a sizable amount of years older than me i was 21 and he was in his early...
    kdiggpants kdiggpants 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 27

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    It's like everybody is in a relationship BUT me. I already love myself. I already know of my amazing qualities. I am doing things that I love and to distract me from it. Do I have...
    bkf2 bkf2 22-25, M Mar 25

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    I have been a single mother for most of my life. Three are grown and no longer share their lives with. My youngest is 17 and took off, claiming I will never see him again. Since I...
    TuesdayFlowers TuesdayFlowers 41-45, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    M just ****** up of all dese responsibility kind of thing. I want my life free frm it.
    vaibhav23 vaibhav23 26-30, M Mar 29

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    All I want in life is a friend I can talk to when I'm feeling down. One that actually understands.
    Cazz1993 Cazz1993 18-21, F 5 Responses Mar 21

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    Sounds horrible right. I know. But hear me out this is probably a temporary decision for as of right now. I mean I'm only 22. Don't nobody have time for all that. Plus I'm already...
    LCxx91 LCxx91 22-25, F 2 Responses 3 hrs ago

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    I know we've heard this one a lot but here I go. Ever since I graduated from high school I had been told by everyone around me to do things which everyone is doing , get a decent...
    Norajean1109 Norajean1109 18-21, F 1 Response 16 hrs ago

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    I'm starting to feel myself living of small amounts of happiness. Just simple things, like going to a friends house for a night. I sometimes think to myself 'I'll end it all after...
    AshCutten AshCutten 22-25, M 2 Responses 15 hrs ago

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    I'm so done with this world I have no Friends I'm so ugly my personality is ****** up when I laugh people think I'm dying my smile is so terrible it's scary I can't to something I...
    Caity24 Caity24 22-25, M 10 hrs ago

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    There is nothing to live for. No reason behind my suicide just tired of life. Call me selfish. Tell me to hold on and stay strong. It will fall upon deaf ears. I know it won't fix...
    calicorex4 calicorex4 13-15, F 4 Responses 4 hrs ago

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    For months now I have been working on my outlook on life. I have no wish to die or to run away. Perhaps go away but that is still being negotiated. See I love my wife, and we've...
    sjmckstan sjmckstan 36-40, F 1 Response 15 hrs ago

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    But I Just Can't Stop it is when I'm hanging out with the people I grew up with that know about my addiction that I feel most guilty. this is also when I notice how much I have...
    addictionbarbie addictionbarbie 18-21, F 1 Response 14 hrs ago

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    I can't help but feel the all-to-calm vibration of a solitude I'm no longer capable of enjoying. Contact with the outside seems unattainable, and so I brood. All the while slipping...
    s0undgarden s0undgarden 16-17, M 15 hrs ago

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    It's not that I have a horrible life - not anymore anyways. Sure I have a dark past and have my own secrets, but who doesn't? I just feel as if things are well pointless most days...
    SaveYourWords SaveYourWords 16-17, F 2 hrs ago

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    Have a really bad day. Haven't felt like this since I got discharged from hospital, I can feel it's all coming back again whatever I do or whatever I change in life dose make it...
    leon789 leon789 18-21, M 6 hrs ago

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    Hey guys... I also wanted to change my life... Especially for the better. I figured out how to do it and I'd like to share it with you all. (I am aware this might all sound very...
    xxersabooxx xxersabooxx 18-21, F 9 Responses Mar 29

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    I'm not writing this to speak of myself ,I've done that already in my storys & confessions here I want people here to read this to know that life can change for the better...
    bob350 bob350 56-60, M 1 Response Mar 23

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    Hey guys... I figured out how to feel better about myself, and be happier and I'd like to share it with you all. (I am aware this might all sound very hippie like...but I'm just...
    xxersabooxx xxersabooxx 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 29

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    Once Again Love I was a Reiki master, also conducting courses in Emotional Intelligence , for approximately ten years. Moreover, I was a happy wife and mother, living and...
    Sarita07 Sarita07 51-55, F Mar 26

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    He walked into the room and my heart immediately started beating quickly. I knew of him and his reputation, but it was the first time I ever seen him up close. That all sounds...
    Skinnylove29 Skinnylove29 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 27

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    These top world genre favorite songs are not in order on the love chart of where my love is for them. 1. El Viernes Te Olvido Yo by Allison Iraheta [Friday I'll Be Over You by...
    blossomingbeauti blossomingbeauti 36-40, F 11 hrs ago

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    It's like you're a part of me I can't live without. Every time I turn away it's your face I look out for. When I'm out with my friends my eyes' immediately search for you. When my...
    BabyDgay BabyDgay 16-17, F 7 hrs ago