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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 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 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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    The statement alone says it all.....I can't take it any more...any part of my life.....I for the past seven years spent my life married to someone....our marriage is so toxic and...
    SassyBabe39 SassyBabe39 41-45, F 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    I finally just sent my mom this long *** email expressing my concerns because I am quite sure something is wrong with me. I see, hear, and feel things that aren't there. I don't...
    runawayproagirl0 runawayproagirl0 13-15, F 12 hrs ago

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    few years away, but i want to go to college in Japan for writing. i want to write the script for it, and the art. its super cool! and school i'm in right now is super . . . whats...
    DemonsFreak DemonsFreak 13-15, M 18 hrs ago

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    I don't have a clue where to start this but I will say thank you to anyone who finds the time to read this. The thoughts and memories that are in my head make me think this will...
    Valtboy Valtboy 31-35, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    if I don't say the words. it doesn't mean that they are not there. I just want them to land with you the way that I intend for them to. I am sorry that I often say them like two...
    bigheartsmallworld bigheartsmallworld 36-40, M 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    This is my dilema and the most obvious is that it is NOT a dilema but the feelings I have makes everything feel so wrong. I in a sense do know the person I am inlove with, but I...
    LoveUnite LoveUnite 26-30, F 4 days ago

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    Modest Mouse - Bukowski: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r2UCT5ABGa4 I cannot get over this song. I'm sure I've heard it: a long time ago. Like it has a deeper meaning to me than...
    ColdPenguin25 ColdPenguin25 22-25, M 4 days ago

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    Well actually that's not true I tend to express myself openly. I am very upset with my mother. She considers us stating the fact that we very much want to go to school us arguing...
    blahblahblahxoxo blahblahblahxoxo 18-21, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    I can never say I've been truly happy...ever...I've known this since I was a kid...I've had happy times but I have never been happy for a week straight with no complaints.I use to...
    Gottawannaneedtotalk Gottawannaneedtotalk 22-25, F 6 days ago

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    So I recently went out with someone I've been crazy about for nearly 4 years (I know cuz she made mention of it) and we had an incredible night together; in the past when I've...
    qeust24 qeust24 22-25, M 6 days ago

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    Being able to afford it... This is really the number one reason a lot of people don't travel. But it's worth it if you can save up and make a few trips. Go with people you enjoy...
    INFJguytwin1 INFJguytwin1 22-25, M a week ago

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    This is not about me but this is my experience that does bother me. So my husband's business partner just broke up with his girlfriend. I used to go out with her sometimes but I...
    VogueChloe VogueChloe 26-30, F a week ago

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    The the thing with boyfriends' mothers. Oh my God they are so irritating. I'm tired of being lectured. I'm quiet and not a back talker and just nod and says yes or no, and say a...
    reginarose reginarose 26-30, F a week ago

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    I was just a small 6th grade kid who had terrible self-esteem issues. It comes with the territory when your father used to terrify you, when he would beat you for the most trivial...
    S1NK1LL3R S1NK1LL3R 22-25, M Aug 23

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    This is what I have been searching for......My husband of 4 years who I love very, very, very much has started drinking. The reason why it bothers me is because he is a recovering...
    oneday1313 oneday1313 26-30, F 3 Responses Aug 22

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    This is what I have been searching for......My husband of 4 years who I love very, very, very much has started drinking. The reason why it bothers me is because he is a recovering...
    oneday1313 oneday1313 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 22

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    I really want to kill myself. My life is going on horribly. My mother has psychotic depression, she has been on an affair for 9 years & has just recently stopped after being...
    mangoseed mangoseed 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 22

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    I try my best to keep things at peace. As much as possible, I want everyone happy. I adjust to everyone's needs. I often put their needs before mine. But there are some instances...
    ayamesan16 ayamesan16 22-25, F Aug 22

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    From the moment I was born premature, 'til about the age of 8 I was in and out of hospitals A LOT! Because of this I suffered a lot of mental medical trauma. One of the side...
    k4rri3w0lf12 k4rri3w0lf12 26-30, T Aug 22

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    This happened 2 years ago. I needed a piece of furniture repaired, so I asked one of my FB friends who builds custom made furniture. He is sort of a renaissance man. I go over to...
    Tejaschick Tejaschick 46-50, F 1 Response Aug 21

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    I certainly hope you find this to be a helpful tip. There is no reason why anyone should be saying, "I love to travel but I can't afford it, unless they want to pay full price for...
    Evabeth Evabeth 26-30, F Aug 21

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    Hey, like EP?? Nope, you can't even tell EP Anything. Grrr... They just blocked another of my experiences... And I am just about ready to smash something. Yes, it had a word...
    AdoraGel AdoraGel 31-35, F 7 Responses Aug 21

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    My ex boyfriend was broken. 10 years older than me and his life was a mess. He couldn't stay away from drinking he already ruined his life because of it. He had no drivers license...
    beanie1417 beanie1417 22-25, F Aug 20

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    u must fix yourself.... I can't fix u, but I can love u while u fix yourself
    StreetgirlnamedDesire504 StreetgirlnamedDesire504 36-40 Aug 20

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    Everyday I face a new wave of challenges that drag me down where I can then be met with returning currents that bring back old insecurities and weaknesses. I like to think that I'm...
    pressurecooker pressurecooker 16-17, F Aug 20

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    Honestly, I think my body just hates me. Or something is broken with it because no matter how tired I am, if I go to bed before 3-4 am I can't sleep!! I physically can't. I mean, I...
    GoldenHeart69 GoldenHeart69 22-25, F 2 Responses Aug 19

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    As a follow up, my ex got out of jail. And immediately following his release, he started with the incessant calling. Sending cards and poems and love letters everyday. I had a PFA...
    blackbeautygirl51 blackbeautygirl51 51-55, F 1 Response Aug 18

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    I never knew how much kindness could hurt. I can be cold and untrusting. I've been hurt in the past. But when I'm with him I never worry about being hurt or used. I have never...
    Zahria Zahria 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 18

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    Everything was amazing.. I really thought he was the one.. And I love him so much, I don't even understand how I love someone so much, it's weird, the first time I ever talked to...
    erxnio erxnio 16-17, F 4 Responses Aug 17

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    I haven't quite processed my emotions for him yet and I don't want to because I think understanding their depth might make matters worse. He's taken we've been through this my...
    honestlyanonymouslyme honestlyanonymouslyme 22-25, F Aug 17

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    The tears just won't come, and this sadness inside feels so suffocating. Even the saddest songs don't make me cry anymore. Do tears ever dry up? But then why does the sadness stay...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Aug 17

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    so earlier today I kinda took a overdose and ended up in the hospital I just want to do I've given up on life I can't cope anymore no one wants me here I will never stop trying to...
    Pedro1202 Pedro1202 18-21, M 3 Responses Aug 16

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