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I Want to Get My Life Back

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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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    '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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    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 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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    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, 2014

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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 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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, 2014

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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 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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, 2014

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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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    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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    kamilleredd kamilleredd 22-25, F 3 Responses Jan 16

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    I hate to be selfish, I want it all back i want the pain to go away i want the people i care about to stop dying. I want my friends to not be dead. I want my dad to be in jail and...
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    A bit back my heart lepped with such joy, I could not contain it. As hard as my mind tried, my heart consumed logic and smothered my sanity. It was such a beautiful insanity I...
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    Have you ever put your whole life in something and watch it walk out the door. Weill i have i had a girl who was the love of my life and she left a week ago. I became an...
    ajay7565 ajay7565 31-35, T Jan 11

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    We got close to qualifying as backpacking when we travelled in an ancient VW Beetle around France. Petrol and rooms were cheap then. We took a room for 2 with breakfast at 45...
    WineTilTheGoldenEvening WineTilTheGoldenEvening 51-55, M 1 day ago

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    Life is boring. Games are fun. So why not make life a game? I don't mean that life should not be taken seriously. Have you seen how serious people are about the games that they...
    4Rae 4Rae 18-21, F 4 Responses Jan 11

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    i have strong feelings for an ex but am almost positive that he will never feel the same way back. they say nothing is impossible, i keep telling myself that but i think this would...
    bringthesirens bringthesirens 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 3

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    So the story starts out is i known him for 2 years and we been friends but he lives in LA, so i met him through another friend from a game we both played online. We are both 24. so...
    cakess cakess 22-25, F Jan 6

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    Gaaah. I ****** up is what I did. I broke up with him after I moved away for school because I thought that it would be easier to end it than let the distance make it fall apart...
    forbidden19 forbidden19 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 19

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    Im surrounded by people yet lonely just want to be held by my soul before I die .
    dam28 dam28 31-35, M Jan 11

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    I think I have a chance with a woman I have been in love with since 1995 . Im ecstatic but she is down and broke and I don't want my money to **** this up . What can I do she is a...
    dam28 dam28 31-35, M 1 Response Jan 13

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    just was bullied with economic abuse and it spread really bad. I realize my mother is trying to kill me and i am not kiddin, I am broke no car, no job and in need of medical attn...
    needadvices needadvices 46-50, F Jan 12

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    Younger women dating older men mainly because younger women are attracted older men. older men mature, confident, stable .Mature guys always know how to treat their women.These...
    paulacc11 paulacc11 26-30, F Jan 3

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    Part 2 we where friends before a couple. I thanked her for dropping by and I told her I was fine and that I would be out soon and she left without a worry. Ever since then my...
    josecee josecee 18-21, M Jan 22

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    I don?t know what went wrong. We were dating for 7 months. Every thing started beautifully. He's one of the best things that ever happened in my life. And the feeling was mutual...
    sillysushi sillysushi 31-35, F 1 Response Jan 15

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    Well it has finally come. The day where my conscience has finally caught up with me. I am surprised it took so long, because generally I am very conscious about my actions and how...
    kinkysexybabe kinkysexybabe 36-40, F 8 Responses Jan 10

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    I had the best life in the world wife for 25 years great step daughter i was a cowboy living the dream then at 46 started feeling really worn out got really hard to walk it...
    justtrash justtrash 46-50, M 4 Responses Jan 10

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    I need some help here. We were together for three years and change. We met in our home state, dated for a year, dated for another year long distance after he moved to South...
    diggadog diggadog 22-25, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    There are a number of riders at your disposal not mentioned, so make sure when heading over your whole life insurance quote with the agent to debate all that is pertinent.Though...
    Anthony8147jwj6 Anthony8147jwj6 31-35, M 1 Response Jan 7

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    It is so hard to relax like I'm suppose to when I want to get back to being the person a use to be. I want to be able to run again and feel good. I was a bit overweight but I was...
    vault101 vault101 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 14

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