I Want to Change My Life

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    I hope that who you are in high school doesnt

    determine who youll be for the rest of your life... Im kinda relying on that. Im not this person.. Or adleast on the inside, but even if i am this person... I dont want to be her... I want to be me.
    writingforlife6 writingforlife6
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Apr 9, 2015

    I woke up today with a strong mentality today.

    I have always complained about being overweight and whatnot and well today will/is the day that I'm going to change my life and my lifestyle. A year ago I lost 20lbs and was, I guess, satisfied. I got sick and they had me take 16 pills a day, that included steroids. So I...
    beyondthebluesea beyondthebluesea
    18-21, F
    Jul 24, 2014

    I want to change who I am

    as a person, my life, and how I perceive everything. Things are boring and sad and I'm just done dwelling in this pit of sadness and sarcasm (a sar-CHASM is you will). I want to bleach my hair and buy pink contacts and got to school with them, then cut my hair really short...
    HypoallergenicUnicorn HypoallergenicUnicorn
    16-17, F
    Mar 26, 2016

    I'm a smoker and i want to quit!

    Because i want to stay healthy with my life!
    JacksonLZK JacksonLZK
    22-25, M
    Dec 8, 2013

    The older you get, your fantasy about being a

    "grown up" kinda just... Fades. It's no longer about responsibilities, being who you want to be and meeting your prince, it's just about trying to fix your life, pay the bills and get on with life. But I realised something and here's the story. New years revolutions... Mine...
    writingforlife6 writingforlife6
    18-21, F
    Jan 23, 2016

    Anyone here ever feel like this: I am

    so ready for a change in my life, but my life is not ready to change yet. I feel kind of like I am a sitting duck in my current situation because I have made the decision to change, and I can't wait for the changes to happen, but it is not all up to me, and I have to be patient...
    JoannaBe JoannaBe
    41-45, F
    4 Responses Feb 11, 2014

    I have been studying in UK

    for the last 4 years. I am 21 years old and in this year i finish my MSc in Finance. I am a very closed person, having sacrificed the last 4 years studying. No close friends, no hobbies, nothing. Right now i am very disappointed from my life. I cant say that all these years of...
    thisonetime13 thisonetime13
    26-30, M
    Nov 1, 2014

    I am going to change my life moving out of

    house.. I am totally sick of current life.. I want to remove memories of those family members who provided me pain
    navib navib
    26-30, M
    1 Response Mar 4, 2016

    Being a teenager means being trapped in a four

    wall room, only taking and accepting what comes through the door, constantly wishing to see what is on The other side of that door, to see what's beyond this tiny room, where everything exciting is hiding. If your a teenager, you'll know that your parents are your...
    writingforlife6 writingforlife6
    18-21, F
    1 Response Mar 7, 2016

    I was born as this quiet,

    socially awkward, odd child, I'm not gonna hangs myself even though I hate those traits, I'm just going to beig out the best in me. Let's all do this.
    writingforlife6 writingforlife6
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Jun 24, 2015

    What I dream of doing,

    that I don't now do: 1) Surfing ... Surf and Spanish language lessons in Nicaragua. Winter surfing in Tofino. 2) Flirting in a foreign language: either Spanish, Portuguese or Japanese. 3) Writing short stories: Dream's End; Either Here nor There; Sloth in the Land of Virgins...
    Woody6 Woody6
    41-45, M
    Mar 1, 2016

    Why can't I just die.

    Why do I have to be me. What curse am I under- or is this just life?
    writingforlife6 writingforlife6
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Feb 9, 2016

    I don't want people to recognize me

    for who I am right now. I want to make huge changes that will shock people and make them wish they stayed by my side. I'm done being treated like an invisible nobody. I am somebody and I won't let people treat me like this anymore. I am weak but I feel strong and I won't let...
    Diamondgirly Diamondgirly
    22-25, F
    3 Responses Aug 4, 2014

    I really want to change my life.

    But  first of all i want to change myself first. So here's 10 things that on my top list to change myself. 1. No more mast ur bate 2. No more p0r n 3. No more go back to sleep after waking up at dawn 4. Wake up way before dawn 5. Read more 6. Memorize more 7. Don't talk rude...
    deleted deleted
    4 Responses Feb 3, 2016

    How did i find out i had mental issues?

    well, when you feel drunk when you haven't had a drink. When you feel pain but you haven't been hurt ... for a long time i felt like the life inside me had been sucked out. But, i got past it, no medication, no counselling. i healed myself, and you can do the same, i promise...
    writingforlife6 writingforlife6
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Oct 20, 2015

    If you've read through my experiences- you'll

    know a bit about my life. Most my experiences are true, and some... Are just other people's stories that I write. But the one I'm about to tell you is 100% true, the only reason I am able to speak of it is because experience project allows me to be anonymous. I guess you could...
    writingforlife6 writingforlife6
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Mar 8, 2016

    To all my lovely teens out there.

    .. We keep looking ahead of life. Stop doing this. Today is your life. This day, this age... This is your life. Stop thinking that in the future you will start living because this is it, this is your time now. Start living now because this is your life and one day you'll regret...
    writingforlife6 writingforlife6
    18-21, F
    1 Response Mar 15, 2016

    i just turned 17 and i'm about to change my

    life, i hope. i'm going through a lot in my life right now, actually i have been since i can remember. because of that i couldn't do what i wanted to do, which is to be happy and show ppl the real me. i found out why i am the way i am two years ago, so i had to drop out of...
    SilverUniicorn SilverUniicorn
    70+, F
    8 Responses Dec 28, 2015

    Check list of things I have to do to feel like

    I finally have myself together (not in order): Loose 20 lbs Get a job Enroll in grad school Be more confident Be more sociable- join a group activity Exercise daily- run daily Dress better- wear higher shoes more often Drink more water Stay with paleo diet Get organized and...
    littlemissdazed littlemissdazed
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Jun 13, 2015

    I recently realized that I just want a change.

    I'm tired of hating the direction in which my life goes, because I want to become a person that I enjoy being.
    NinnysHeart NinnysHeart
    18-21, F
    Apr 17, 2015

    As I'm growing older I become more depressed.

    Maybe it's because I realised that the people I love weren't who I thought they were, and you discover the worst of life and the best of it, and we spend our days comparing the good days and the bad days, and how happiness depends on our past. Life was easy as a child, but...
    writingforlife6 writingforlife6
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Mar 13, 2016

    So here's the thing. I have no mental illnesses

    I do not have depression. I have a good life, parents that love me and great friends at school. I do not have a girlfriend but I'm not worried about all that currently. I have improved massively with girl success, I used to be the shy kid who stared at the wall not talking to...
    JaySmith9999 JaySmith9999
    18-21, M
    1 Response Jul 31, 2015

    I want to change it so much

    that will not in any way resemble my old life.
    savoy2 savoy2
    46-50, M
    Jan 4, 2016

    I've changed so much.

    . my mindset, my beliefs, spirituality. The simple concept of things like love and relationships have new meanings to me now.
    BeautifullyBrokenAngel BeautifullyBrokenAngel
    22-25, F
    4 Responses Dec 16, 2015

    I can't wait for 2015 to begin because

    as soon as the 1st jan comes, I'll be going to gym 5 x a week. changing my diet and hopefully become a better me!!!
    foReverYOURS3211 foReverYOURS3211
    26-30, F
    5 Responses Dec 27, 2014
    writingforlife6 writingforlife6
    18-21, F
    Feb 16, 2016

    I want somebody who understands me without me

    having to explain what's wrong
    writingforlife6 writingforlife6
    18-21, F
    1 Response Mar 1, 2016

    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 old patterns the same routines. I've gotten to the point where I'm sick of myself it's not that I like where I am in this...
    LukasDeFranco LukasDeFranco
    26-30, M
    Apr 16, 2016

    I'm the end, we all want the same things,

    even though we are all different. We want love, we want money... We want to fit in, we just want to experience the best parts of life. I'm a teen, I don't know how many high school sweethearts I'll get to have, or if I'll have any at all. I don't know if I'll get to party and...
    writingforlife6 writingforlife6
    18-21, F
    1 Response Feb 3, 2016

    I got asked today to travel everywhere

    for a job and it won't cost me a dime but I have a 2 year old. I've been jobless for over 1 year and I desperately want to travel, be happy and support my daughter. All I want I want is 2b successful, support my daughter financially well and be happy is that alot to ask? I...
    Bri1989 Bri1989
    26-30, F
    1 Response Feb 17, 2016

    i want to do it for the most wonderful girl

    ive ever met i want to be a better person for her and i will i promise
    bloodynightmares97 bloodynightmares97
    22-25, T
    1 Response Apr 20, 2015

    Recently I turned 50 years old.

    Since then, I've been taking stock in my life and I've found that many things are not as I want or need them to be. I have a job that requires a lot of time. I usually work 12/14 hours a day. I noticed that I'm taking care of everyone else's needs but mine. I am not living the...
    Sweetie64 Sweetie64
    46-50, F
    7 Responses Apr 21, 2014

    seasons change, situations change,

    people change. everything changes..over time, i will stop caring and over time i will be twice as stronger than i am today. i will not roar like a tiger anymore, i will roar like dinosaur ! i will burn my world and crush my own reality and create a brand new world for me, for...
    deleted deleted
    Feb 20, 2015

    Make A Change

    Well i have everything i mean i go to school,hang out whith my friends,go out i have no limits but the thing is since my mother passed away i had to take over,at age of 15 two monthes before my 16th birthday she passed away since then i cook,i clean the house,look after my...
    deleted deleted
    5 Responses Mar 27, 2013

    I want to get out of this place,

    theres no way out, your on your own from here, we are put on earth, our parents hold our hands fr a while, then we get shoved into te open world, we have to survive, we have to find our own happiness and capture our own dreams, we need to catch a life we are happy with. I have...
    writingforlife6 writingforlife6
    18-21, F
    1 Response Apr 15, 2015

    I Know No One Cares But....

    I'm going to get it out anyway.The last few days I'm come to an 'epiphany' of sorts. I hate my life (no, that's not it. I've know that). However alot of the things I hate were brought about by changes I had a direct impact on. Work, Love, Location, State of mind, Mental state...
    RisenFromAshes RisenFromAshes
    36-40, M
    6 Responses Oct 17, 2012

    I'm thinking lately about just.

    .. Well really just abandoning everyone I know even friends and just starting over. It's not like I can't do it. I'm only 20 and I have just started college. I don't know is this a normal thing to feel? Or am I just weird
    deleted deleted
    2 Responses Mar 12, 2016

    I don't want to end my life I just want to

    restart it, don't we all? I lay here crying, reminding myself I'll be something one day.. One day. They will want you one day.
    writingforlife6 writingforlife6
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Mar 3, 2016

    Be the best version of yourself,

    your in control, be who YOU want to be
    writingforlife6 writingforlife6
    18-21, F
    Feb 28, 2016

    i want to seell everything i own

    and leave the town that i am in and just start all over..
    eyeamalive eyeamalive
    51-55, F
    5 Responses Oct 24, 2015

    Changing My Life Would Snap Me Out Of Depression

    I moved in with my partner when I was really young. I was 18. I stopped my studies, we couldn't afford it if we want to live together and my parents, well they don't agree with my decisions so they won't support me with anything. That is what his parents feel too. And we don't...
    cataleyarestrepo cataleyarestrepo
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Jul 8, 2013

    I don't want a ton of friends.

    I don't want popularity. I don't need respect. I just want happiness.
    writingforlife6 writingforlife6
    18-21, F
    Mar 10, 2016
    FootFreak3499 FootFreak3499
    18-21, M
    1 Response Jan 25, 2016

    People ask me how can I be

    so happy after all that's happened to me, well the truth is... I chose to be happy and to live my life to the fullest instead of laying in bed all day depressed. You can do the same, tell your head to be happy and you will be:)
    writingforlife6 writingforlife6
    18-21, F
    1 Response Feb 11, 2016

    Me, my sister and her baby are finding a place

    to live in and I couldn't be more excited.
    AnonymousT92 AnonymousT92
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Feb 22, 2016

    I want this illness to go away,

    this damn disease has caused enough issues with my life as it is, i can't work because of it, i can't go out because of it, i can't do anything at all but sit at home and do nothing, i do help out around the house because i like it, it gives me meaning, i like doing work but...
    deleted deleted
    1 Response Nov 7, 2015

    m going to change myself n i wanna become a gud

    n decent boy. i wont run after girls,i want to b simple n sober :)
    cutelover12 cutelover12
    22-25, M
    Jan 10, 2016

    I want to love myself ,

    I want to climb out of the big walls I've built around me so that no one has to climb them to find me. I want to remove every layer of ******* I've ever put on to protect myself from vulnerability. I want my eyes to lighten up for longer than a couple seconds, I want to be my...
    teehee342 teehee342
    18-21, F
    Feb 11, 2016

    My Introduction

    I do not know if anyone would read this or care but I feel the need to write out my own thoughts and feelings about the present moment and hopefully look back in a few years to see if my life is moving forward or not. I am currently a 24 year old male that goes to college at the...
    Destined2MakeIt Destined2MakeIt
    22-25, M
    2 Responses Aug 14, 2012

    I can't stop living in my head.

    So when something realistic happens it hurts twice as much. I can't go on. I'm going to end this today. I'm sorry.
    writingforlife6 writingforlife6
    18-21, F
    1 Response Mar 11, 2016

    I want to stop fearing change

    and the future. Worrying about it makes me severely depressed. I want to change. I want to be able to feel healthy, physically and mentally. I want to be able to eat without fear of getting sick. I want to move out of this stupid place. I want to live and marry the love of my...
    AfterFall AfterFall
    22-25, F
    1 Response Jun 6, 2015

    I have a lot of problems

    but I don't want to open out, it's too uncomfortable for me but that's not the problem. I'm not confident in my light brown eyes, I want them to naturally change to sea green eyes not with any surgeries or hypnosis. I have horrible eye sight but I heard about the bates method...
    Synnah Synnah
    18-21, M
    Feb 27, 2016

    Having one of those days

    where I feel insecure about everything...especially how I look. I hate human nature for moments like this.
    BeautifullyBrokenAngel BeautifullyBrokenAngel
    22-25, F
    1 Response Mar 5, 2016

    Change is gonna be slow.

    .. Get out of the house more. Walk. Don't eat so much crap. Stop lying to her... Find my best friend in her again. I'm gonna try to remember to work on it all.....
    InsideTheSadCafe InsideTheSadCafe
    26-30, F
    Mar 31, 2016

    I don't care how many depressing experiences I

    post, or how disappointed I am with my life, or how much I have screwed up, or how hurt I have become, or no matter what people will say.... I will never give up. I'll never stop trying to become the person I want to be. I'll never stop trying to be happy. I'll never stop...
    writingforlife6 writingforlife6
    18-21, F
    Feb 11, 2016

    a few hours ago i was on facebook

    and i saw a picture of a couple and i thought to myself "wow how on earth did he get her?" then a few minutes after, i was on instagram and saw a photo of another couple and thought "oh goodness why would she go with him?" and then suddenly, out of nowhere, i got mad at myself...
    Stefanie321 Stefanie321
    18-21, F
    4 Responses Dec 27, 2014

    Its getting old. This finding ppl to chat with

    because I am bored. It used to work last time when I first join ep. I was in a lot of pain back then. But this chatting with ppl and writing about it here has heal me. Sadly since this habit started it still there. A lot of ppl I met here that I used to talk to. They are all...
    Sal1603 Sal1603
    18-21, F
    Dec 9, 2015
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