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I Want to Fix Something That I Can't

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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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    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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    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 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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    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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    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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    I want to fix YOU! I want to wipe her existence

    from your mind. I am the one who is here every day, loving you, living with you, I'm real! She is a ghost, a fantasy of your conjuring. She is not real, you have never met face-to-face, you have never held her hand, caressed her cheek, kissed her lips, smelled her essence, run...
    BNOChick BNOChick 41-45, F Jan 30

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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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    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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    I can't sleep. So what to do? Oh I know, let's think of all the ways I'm inadequate.. That sounds fun.. Long nights.
    jrf9782 jrf9782 31-35, F 7 hrs ago

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    EP Keeps booting my stories, all about f-----g and s------g.....can't win
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    the date was march 9 when we broke up. but before it happened, i was having conversation with my girl friend. i like her and i know having conversations with her is not good, but i...
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    She's far away and I'm anchored by love and responsibilities. I can't go to her and for her to come to me would break her. She is so connected and bolstered by her family and the...
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    I have a really, really, really bad habit of calling ppl in the middle of the night when I can't sleep. I feel so bad afterwards bc it's extremely rude to disturb someone's sleep...
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    i was 10 when i started thats when hell broke lose. it was 4th grade the joy of growing up filled me i couldn't wait to begin. when i did pain started. i was bigger than most girls...
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