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I Want to Get My Life Back

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    How Do I Get My Life Back?

    Ciff notes: I moved from New Orleans to help my mom and dad....Dad had a stroke and my mom couldn't take care of him anymore by herself. I moved in and was working....All the way up to 2004....during that time we had to admit my Dad into a nursing home. I made sure the bills were...
    sebastiantx67 sebastiantx67 41-45 2 Responses Sep 28, 2010

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    I really want to get my life back!

    With everything that has happened to my family is bowl crap. I want my family to be happy again I want to make new friends and I want a girlfriend! I hate how I can only make friends online! I don't even know people on here how do I know if I trust you guys? There is only one...
    Fitzpatrick09 Fitzpatrick09 13-15, M 3 Responses Jun 23

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    I Want A Chance To Get My Life Back

    I am so far beyond having a "life of which I am proud" that I'm not even sure how to go about getting one anywhere close to it. I spent the majority of my "younger life" (I just turned 40 recently) striving to become the perfect adult. I took it pretty far I guess, earning my...
    cindeeb cindeeb 36-40 1 Response Oct 6, 2010

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    I Want My Old Life Back

    I lost my life over five months ago, I had my bills paid, a car, a home and was happily providing for my family. Now I'm living with my father and using his car to get back and forth to work. I'm only working part time so I'm not making the money I used to making and I...
    lostchild lostchild 26-30, F 5 Responses Nov 23, 2007

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    Lost My Youth

    As of recently I have been experiencing anxiety and depression. I work in a very demanding and time consuming retail job. I'm constantly scared if I have done something wrong or how I can improve business. I bring money home which has always brought on stress. My boyfriend is 39...
    Bluehues Bluehues 22-25 1 Response Jan 6, 2013

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    How The Heck Did I End Up Here?

    Married high school sweetheart, but we'd broken up several times before tying the knot. Had two kids together. Sank deep into post-partum depression after second child. Was moments away from killing myself when I checked the baby's room to see if his Dad had taken him with him...
    willorann willorann 36-40 1 Response May 30, 2012

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    Need to Get Back On Track

    I have been in a troubled marriage for quite a few years now. My wife suffers from depression and lacks self-esteem and confidence. It has quite literally degraded our marriage to the point where we are now living separately and I have filed for divorce. We have five kids and...
    SpringForward2k8 SpringForward2k8 41-45, M 7 Responses Jun 23, 2008

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    I Need To Find A Way

    I have always felt like I was different my whole life - in so many ways. I want to know how a person like me who is not properly emotionally wired can find a way to live and actually ENJOY a happy and healthy life.
    kg1973 kg1973 41-45, F 2 Responses Mar 16, 2012

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    Just So Much To Do Every Single Day

    And with no signs of anything ever returning to how they used to be !!! Everyone is notIcing how little I'm about these days... Sometimes I just can't get online at all Other times, like today, I've got one hr to call mine ... And that's whilst I'm walking the dog ... Aghhhhh...
    expressomarkie expressomarkie 46-50, M Aug 12, 2013

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    My Simpile Freedoms! :-0

    I want my life back and new friends. I don't want to just be happy or in a tired mood. If I am not in one of those two/2 moods my friend threatens to tickel me infront of the whole school (Which makes me look like her girlfriend or something like that, which/that I am totally not...
    girlsonboats girlsonboats 13-15 Mar 4, 2011

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    This Is My Life :(

    Was something I wrote on my bathroom mirror today. I am 28 haven’t dated in over a year, have no sex drive, don’t go to parties. All I really do is stay at home and be the best mom to my 9 yr. old son that I know how to be. I want a life so very badly. I put on more weight...
    Flyshortyjen Flyshortyjen 26-30 1 Response Jan 7, 2012

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    Im not the same person i was before.

    . Infact ive changed for te worst.. The sweet shy side is hid from people bc im sick and tured of always being run over by like basically everyone.. I am not too happy about who i am today but my past experiences have mentally destryoed me.. I want my life back.. I want to be...
    believexo believexo 16-17, F Sep 30

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    One Last Second Chance

    I'm the guy who has always been there for everyone else; before I would have shouted this from the rooftops as a badge of honor, as a thing of courage in the face of a world I thought was too cold. I'm the guy who always tried to do right by others; naively, foolishly. I'm the...
    Keyote Keyote 26-30 1 Response Nov 22, 2011

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    Bring Out The Happy Child In The Other Person.

    Life is a beautiful gift from God and we must cherish every moment of it. In eastern philosophy, the best way to cherish your own life is by enriching some one else's life. The new age Gurus too tell us that by making some one else happy, you generate good vibes around you...
    guardsvan guardsvan 41-45, M 3 Responses Nov 20, 2013

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    Confused

    Hi everyone .... Im 26 years old iv been married for 3 years and been with my husband for 7 years we have our own shop I'm finding hard to cop with alot of things i feel when it comes to my husbands well being that i cant say much because his parents always want to baby him im at...
    iam23 iam23 26-30 Aug 13, 2011

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    'i', The Budhdha

    I escaped the vices of the palace in search of some thing that will help me escape the misery of the man kind. From the hermit living across  the mountain pass to the monk in the mystic valley , every one I met said to me that there is no escape from misery. They made me promise...
    guardsvan guardsvan 41-45, M 7 Responses Sep 21, 2012

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    Need My Life Back

    im currently 20 years old and i feel like i have no life... i was diagnosed with hiv recently and i was distraught for the fact at that time i had only been with one girl for over a year and i trused her and i find out a year later i have hiv after we done broke up and all that...
    homey112291 homey112291 18-21 Aug 29, 2012

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    I Need To Get My Life Back

    I'm almost 30, and feel like I am nothing. I have been with a man that emotionally abuses me everyday, controls my life, and expects me to say I'm sorry for everything that bothers him. I am tired of being yelled at by him & my 4 yr. old son. I fill like I am his child, not an...
    mjmyers05 mjmyers05 26-30 2 Responses Jan 21, 2011

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    I Feel So Confused!!

        I got married to my husband when I was 17. After I gave birth to our 3rd child things started to change. I found out that he cheated on me, then (dumb idea) I decided to do it back. But I found that the more time I spent trying to talk this guy into it the more...
    sadlonelygirl sadlonelygirl 21-25 1 Response Jan 11, 2008

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    Don't Know What To Do

    Hey guys. Straight to the point. I'm 19 and I'm dating a married 40 year old man. I know a lot of you would think I'm disgusting but trust me I tried several times to break us up but it is not working and finally I gave up. He said he is in the process of a divorce and I know...
    miss72 miss72 18-21 Dec 14, 2012

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    Life doesn't seem to want to give me a break

    here lately. It's seemed to gradually get worse day by day. I'm probably more depressed now than I've ever been. I'm starting to lose the little I have left in life that keeps me holding on. My friends who don't use are beginning to give up, and my friends that do you are...
    addictionbarbie addictionbarbie 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 9

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    But where. And how.

    New truck but no insurance. Gave my word to help mentor. Enemy lives near mentor. Nobody punishes enemy. Sigh.
    OddlyScintilating OddlyScintilating 46-50, M Aug 10

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    I've Made Mistakes

    But I think I'm ready to get back on my feet.
    zombieiscool zombieiscool 18-21, M 1 Response Jun 25, 2009

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    Lost

    I feel like im losing my mind, im 20 with a 4 year old. im not with her dad but with someone else for the past 2 years, i ust to go out everyday and always had something to do. but lately i feel so alone even when everyones around me my boyfriend doesnt show any support to how im...
    confusedyoungmum confusedyoungmum 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 2, 2012

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    Related Experiences

    As relating to my first experience.. Which is : Need-To-Confess-Something/5179372 I am going to meet Eddy and Harry both at a same place to clarify things. Im so nervous plus...
    TheLivingDead TheLivingDead 18-21, F Dec 2

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    We met on facebook don't judge me just yet and i noticed he commented on my status that i had wrote bout my other ex saying he hates me he doesn't understand me. Then i realized...
    chavelliex3 chavelliex3 22-25 1 Response Dec 1

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    I don't want to be strangers again.
    Togepi07 Togepi07 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 27

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    If I can't have a great happy relationship with someone then I don't want to settle. I want that person who is my best friend, the one I want to tell everything to and that I want...
    RememberingSunday22 RememberingSunday22 36-40, F Dec 15

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    There is nothing worse than giving all the right things to the wrong person.
    Bpack Bpack 31-35 Dec 14

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    I hate university. I'm a freshman in my first semester here and deep down, I feel quite uncomfortable about things here. It's been about 2 months since I started uni and I feel sad...
    Saraherman Saraherman 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 26

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    I don't want to be bulimic anymore. But I do. But I don't. Uggg. It's messing up my health. I have a constant sore throat even though I haven't purged in two days and it only gets...
    yonnie97 yonnie97 16-17, F Dec 2

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    December 5. Difficult People. Few things can make us feel crazier than expecting something from someone who has nothing to give. Few things can frustrate us more than trying to...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F Dec 5

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    Move on, move on, is what they claim But now my spirit has been slain. To break from the curse is my goal To restore life back into this soul. And now I stand before my deed...
    SomeGuy322 SomeGuy322 16-17, M 2 Responses Dec 4

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    It's not a matter of if I want to or not. It's a must and I need to do this! Time to get my life back.
    JEJ2259 JEJ2259 22-25, M 3 Responses Dec 5

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    "Undo It"- Carrie Underwood I should have known by the way you passed me by There was something in your eyes and it wasn't right I should have walked, but I never had the chance...
    FreudianSlip13 FreudianSlip13 22-25, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    The inspiration of life insurance is definitely the recognition of the value of a human life and the potential for indemnification to the lack of that value.The 1st life table was...
    Matthis283i9tr2 Matthis283i9tr2 31-35, M Dec 8

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    Religious or not, it is fitting that there should be a celebration around the shortest day of the year. We can celebrate the fact that the sun is beginning it's journey further...
    puck61 puck61 51-55, M 1 Response 35 mins ago

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    I want to chase you around The house like I used to do I want to tackle and play Wrestle with you too, I want to softly place My lips upon yours I want to curl up With you and...
    gauravkumar07 gauravkumar07 22-25, M 10 mins ago

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    I've gone to college twice now. I took a few classes at the community college in my hometown, which really ddidn't amount to anything at all other than one experience that meant a...
    IntoTheWyld IntoTheWyld 22-25, F 1 hr ago

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    I'm going to change the world and definitely inspire people to do the same too. I'm not talking about eradicating poverty but I'm going to change the world through my hardwork...
    SpiritualBunny SpiritualBunny 22-25, F 2 Responses 4 hrs ago

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    I have lost all my passion in life. I am lost. I do not know what to do. No friends, no love. Everything is Black and White in my life now. Even though I hold a stable job. I hated...
    roysux roysux 26-30, M 5 hrs ago

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    You know when you really want a boyfriend, and some people say that you're bloody to young, there are still plenty of time?? I mean like really, one minute of loneliness feels...
    Gayvegetarian Gayvegetarian 16-17, M 2 hrs ago

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    Sometimes I feel I had enough now.. and just want to quit.. How long will it go this way? Even after doing everything got nothing in real. Now I'm disrupted.. It's my compulsion to...
    DrDrunknLost DrDrunknLost 22-25, M 1 hr ago

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    The magic is gone . Now my body is being consumed by final thoughts. I have had a good life. I really didn't give life a chance. I went in the wrong direction. I'm lost.
    dancingsuicide dancingsuicide 22-25, F 4 hrs ago

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    I dream about a life which I have control over my emotions. I wish for a life different from what I am leading now - different culture, different language, better healthcare system...
    SolitarySol SolitarySol 31-35, F 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    merry christmas to everyone .. have a great life ahead !
    r110 r110 22-25, M 5 hrs ago

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    Soul Your love My soul Together as one Forever unfold Our friendship Brings joy and peace Wonderful things You bring into my life Like nothing I have ever known My heart is...
    Angelsmile4u Angelsmile4u 46-50, T 2 hrs ago

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    Christmas. The HOLIDAZE. Financial absurdity. Family. Gifts. STUFF. Decor. Expectations, and disappointments. It reminds me of the Home Depot commercial, that pressurizes us to DO...
    StewartFreeman StewartFreeman 51-55, M 1 hr ago

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