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I Want to Fix Something That I Can't

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    FIX the Mess

    I WANT to fix the mess; I want to put my career, my life back together. I WANT to fix the mess, dig myself out of the hole I didn't put myself in  But I can't  It's not possible I WANT to maximize my potential, do all that i can, but i don't...
    tulick tulick 31-35, F 5 Responses May 18, 2008

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    I Want to Fix Something That I Can't

    I can fix almost anything if it's electric or made of wood or in the plumbing or in the computer or in a moter. But I can't fix extreme emotions/feelings when they get messed up. Especially if it's my fault to start with.  I wish I could fix everyone who's ...
    BlueGeorgia BlueGeorgia 41-45, M 4 Responses Nov 10, 2007

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    Actually Not Something... Someone

    The last guy I dated was a hermit. He is intelligent, funny and "of good breeding", but he is lost and afraid of living! I wish I could fix him and his life... but that is something that he is afraid of doing. He is so afraid that he uses drugs to avoid it more. He...
    GoddessNakiBean GoddessNakiBean 36-40, F 7 Responses Feb 17, 2009

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    Not Something, But Somethings

    There are a few things i want to fix, i want to fix my mother, i want to fix everything that happened in the last 6 years so there will be no more guilt or shame. so there will be no more fighting between her and i. i want to fix her health, i want to fix her brain so she will...
    notinthemood notinthemood 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 24, 2009

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    I Want To Fix It All....

    i wan tto fix it all i want to fix all the pain, all the drama, all the everything. i want to fix everything that is going on ep rite now, so no one will leave, i want to fix thwe wya my parents feel about my fiance, but idk how. i wish i knew how to fix it all, but i can't
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Oct 24, 2009

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    Myself...

    i am so broken....but i want to fix that, but i feel like i can't... =/
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Jan 19, 2011

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    I Can't Fix It

    My lover brought me a necklace from one of her trips over to Fiji. I know it didn't cost much, ad it was really only a souvenir, but, it's a gift from her and I cherish the things she gives me... But, in anger and rage because things just started to go wrong, in our relationship...
    HellScyth HellScyth 18-21, M May 17, 2008

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    Months Later

    She still cries about it, considerably less as time goes on, but the pain is still there. It's a pain that can't be treated with our usual trips to the zoo, shared bowls of ice cream, or re-runs of our favorite movies. She tried to fix everything herself at first, not realizing...
    2the4winds 2the4winds 26-30, F Apr 10, 2013

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    This is my second post today in less than 30 mins because I have a lot to get off my chest. :) My biggest issue I believe is that I want what I can't have. It's not because I can...
    GhostBride GhostBride 18-21, F 4 Responses Dec 1

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    My boyfriend (technically fiance) just can't seem to understand what it's like to be a grown child of an alcoholic (or simply coming from a mentally abusive household). I've...
    Erealia Erealia 18-21, F 3 hrs ago

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    This has been a problem for me my whole life. I grew up isolated. I wasn't allowed to have friends, go outside or be loved. We didn't celebrate holidays or get stuff for christmas...
    ptsdlady ptsdlady 26-30, F 1 Response Dec 10

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    Sometimes, I really just want to die. Why do I exist? I don't see a point in living. I hate myself. Being raped just destroyed me. I really need someone to talk to before I...
    childlover4evr childlover4evr 18-21, F Dec 4

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    Christmas: I spend all morning rifling through pants and tee shirts, only to decide on a dress with a sweater over it. My make-up is a big process, which includes considering how...
    karrotkace karrotkace 16-17, F Dec 8

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    So there's multiple girls who really like me. And being a single guy, I'm not really tied down anywhere, so I flirt and talk to multiple girls. There's 2 specific girls who are...
    KayJayHoeBum KayJayHoeBum 16-17, M Dec 8

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    I don't know how much longer I can go on. My throat is bleeding again, and I am unable to eat. I don't want to go on if I never get to talk with him again. I didn't even need to be...
    WingsofTime WingsofTime 22-25, F 4 Responses Dec 10

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    Before I was born, my mother was pregnant with my brother and decided to marry my father for the support. She stayed with him for twenty years until now to raise her children...
    bubbleteax bubbleteax 16-17, F Dec 17

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    I know what he wants, but I just can't give it to him. It would just make everything weird and complicated and probably destroy the last strand of our friendship. Or whatever this...
    CharleeLuv CharleeLuv 18-21, F a week ago

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    Coworker with the same age, higher salary and grade, older in the company, different position, some common work, same office. Although, he is so jealous of me, not only jealous he...
    zolito zolito 31-35, M Dec 12

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    I have learned if I want to kill myself there is not point on telling someone so they can change my mind. If I want to do it I doubt there's a chance someone's opinion would madder...
    walkinwonder walkinwonder 16-17, F Dec 17

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    I talked to this guy for a year, everyday, pretty much almost 24/7 unless one of us fell asleep (although we were both the type that was up a lot of the time). We connected in such...
    chelsieshay2626 chelsieshay2626 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 19

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    I can't feel pain anymore. No matter how hard I try to cry, I just can't. There seems to be no happiness no joy no love. Love doesn't exist. Is just something that slowly eats at...
    chameleonvenom chameleonvenom 18-21, M 5 days ago

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    Let me start with I have a problem. I'm only 19 and I have always been drawn to older women that have a strong personality. I went to job corps and Miss Maria was my 3rd shift...
    patriotslover21 patriotslover21 26-30, F 2 Responses Nov 28

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    When something is on my mind, consciously or unconsciously, I just start moving to try to solve it. One thing leads to another and I can't get myself to go to bed. A lot of my...
    NorthernWanderer NorthernWanderer 22-25, M Nov 30

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    ..distance will never separate me from loving the same man i can't have...i refused to let go and move on..i still want him to be part of my life and in everything i do..a wish of...
    hannagrace hannagrace 31-35, F 2 Responses Dec 3

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    Being sixteen and in love is inconvenient. Add in the factors that I am gay and she is not. She is 18 and leaving school and I am not, and finally the fact that we aren't close (so...
    Kayceyy Kayceyy 16-17, F 5 Responses Dec 13

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    Okay...before I start let me just say that I am definately not suicidal. Se there. Now I'll begin...if I even know where to start. Well I guess it starts with new years...this...
    AnnaRose46 AnnaRose46 13-15, F 1 Response Dec 16

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    latlely I have been having troubles sleeping or staying asleep. no matter how tired I am I just can't do it. I have been having family troubles since my aunt past away Feb 14, 2...
    MarineGirlfriendMary MarineGirlfriendMary 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 29

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    My really good friend is slowly destroying our friendship with the amount of incessant emails/text messages she is sending me. I really value our friendship, however lately it...
    fckthtbtch fckthtbtch 22-25, F 2 Responses Dec 1

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    I wish I could but I can't. All this emotion is just choking me. I feel so numb all the time. Last week, when the seniors said that it was their last day and cried, I just stood...
    EvanescentIridescent EvanescentIridescent 16-17, F Dec 8

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    There's something I can't get over....a man that I loved for so long, and he the same. Things have changed recently, and I'm trying my best to let it go and move on. Any ideas on...
    twisteduniverse twisteduniverse 22-25, F Dec 12

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    It's a good thing people, especially my therapist, can't read my mind. Lately I've been thinking only of revenge. The person that ruined my life and did horrible things (to other...
    185fleetstreet 185fleetstreet 18-21, F 11 Responses Dec 12

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    So I woke up today at 2.36am and I've just been having cup after cup of tea all morning. It's because I'm sick but I have something important going on today and I can't afford to...
    DeathIsPartDinosaur DeathIsPartDinosaur 18-21, F 5 Responses Dec 17

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    The Giggles. Usually happens at bedtime. He'll say something that he KNOWS is going to crack me up and then complain that I'm keeping him awake when I can't stop giggling. Could be...
    justNIK justNIK 41-45, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Finally, a place to find some comfort. Thank you so much for your story... of course, I draw such similarity to my experience. I have had an affair for almost 4 years and she...
    hearbrokenandlonely hearbrokenandlonely 46-50 Dec 15

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    I don't have the strength. If they don't want to be helped, then there's really not much more I can do. Except to pray and ask God to help them. I can only tolerate so much from...
    CreoleItalianwoman CreoleItalianwoman 31-35, F 1 Response Nov 30

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    I try to ignore you because I know that if I am able to see you, soon enough you will have to leave me again. And that's when I will long for you and my heart will ache. The more I...
    Karinas2 Karinas2 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 4

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    There's so much people are asking me to do, but none of it is really for myself... I don't want to go to school and learn all this useless knowledge. I want to be out in the world...
    WinterIncandescence WinterIncandescence 16-17, F Dec 8

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    I can't sleep when I want too. That's my issue. I keep falling asleep in the middle of the day or really early in the night and I can't stay up. Then when I feel dead tired and...
    wedgieshurtalot wedgieshurtalot 16-17, F 1 Response Dec 12

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    I miss you so much, you are on my mind 24/7. I always wonder if you're okay, if you're safe, sleepy, hungry, happy and every emotion in between. I wonder if all you said was true...
    lovelydisgrace lovelydisgrace 16-17, F 7 Responses Dec 15

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    And it's really bugging me. RANT SESSION (warning):You're in my thoughts. When I'm at different places and I'm reminded of you or memories we've shared. Honestly, I wish you weren...
    xxblasianxx xxblasianxx 18-21, F Dec 19

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    I can't help but think about my ex all the time. I love her so much after all these years. after everything we've been through. I still can't see a future without her. and it's sad...
    greywolf9678 greywolf9678 18-21, M a week ago

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    Sometimes I honestly don't know. I'll be talking and having a nice conversation then like the next minute I'm giving one word responses and just feeling like I want to cry. And I...
    wedgieshurtalot wedgieshurtalot 16-17, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    It seems that I care to much of how people think of me, regret too much of my past. Look at how people react to what I say and when It doesn't turn out the why I wanted, I would...
    InsanelyCrazy InsanelyCrazy 41-45, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I can't ever. I find it so embarrassing that my friends might realise I have emotions. emotions are embarrassing. I'm not comfortable with letting people know I'm not indifferent...
    stabbedtoceasersalad stabbedtoceasersalad 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 29

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    I haven't stopped thinking about him since I saw him earlier this month. I wasn't going to go to the event because I knew he'd be there, but at the last moment I changed my mind. I...
    SukYoung SukYoung 26-30, F Nov 29

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    I seriously can't wait to fall in love! I want it to be like in the cartoons and movies, I want bells to go off in my head and I want our eyes to connect and fireworks going off in...
    DiamondInTheSkye DiamondInTheSkye 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 1

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