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I Want to Get My Life Back

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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...
    cindeeb cindeeb 36-40 1 Response Oct 6, 2010

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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...
    guardsvan guardsvan 41-45, M 6 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...
    iam23 iam23 26-30 Aug 13, 2011

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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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    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...
    guardsvan guardsvan 41-45, M 2 Responses Nov 20, 2013

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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...
    lostchild lostchild 26-30, F 5 Responses Nov 23, 2007

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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...
    confusedyoungmum confusedyoungmum 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 2, 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...
    Flyshortyjen Flyshortyjen 26-30 1 Response Jan 7, 2012

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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...
    sebastiantx67 sebastiantx67 41-45 2 Responses Sep 28, 2010

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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...
    Keyote Keyote 26-30 1 Response Nov 22, 2011

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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...
    mjmyers05 mjmyers05 26-30 2 Responses Jan 21, 2011

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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...
    SpringForward2k8 SpringForward2k8 41-45, M 7 Responses Jun 23, 2008

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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...
    sadlonelygirl sadlonelygirl 21-25 1 Response Jan 11, 2008

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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...
    willorann willorann 36-40 1 Response May 30, 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...
    homey112291 homey112291 18-21 Aug 29, 2012

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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...
    Bluehues Bluehues 22-25 1 Response Jan 6, 2013

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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...
    miss72 miss72 18-21 Dec 14, 2012

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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...
    kg1973 kg1973 41-45, F 2 Responses Mar 16, 2012

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    My life and depression has gotten so bad that I've lost my appetite, and my interest in things. Nothing makes me happy anymore. You could tell me that I've just won a ton of money...
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    I'm in 7th grande age 14 when we met and till 6 years our relation last we get engaged by our parents and when I turn 20 we get married but right after our marriage he always...
    maiyrah maiyrah 18-21, F Mar 23

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    I am on mission: Love self, After a rocky few months of mostly downs, I have decided to stop hiding away and shouting at myself, blaming myself for everything. I am going to try...
    pixxeh pixxeh 18-21, F Mar 30

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    I'm going to be backpacking through Europe next summer. Starting in Ireland then ending in Spain. Any suggestions?
    ngm52593 ngm52593 18-21, M Apr 2

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    I am having such a hard time getting over my last relationship. I met him online, on Facebook out of nowhere. We started hanging out, and things started to get more intense. He...
    visionsofexile visionsofexile 18-21, M 2 Responses Mar 20

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    I want to have the first conversation since we broke up with my ex but I don't know what to say because he's talking to someone new and don't know how he feels about me...
    kathryn5272 kathryn5272 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 26

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    I miss him so much. I thought that I would be okay because I'm the one that ended it but I'm not. It's not fair that he can be so happy after everything he did to me and I'm left...
    scar7136 scar7136 16-17, F 3 Responses Mar 21

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    I have decided to write a sincere letter to my spouse telling him how I been feeling and how his career change has affected me. I made it clear that I am no longer supporting his...
    reasonseasonlifetime reasonseasonlifetime 26-30, F Mar 23

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    He walked into the room and my heart immediately started beating quickly. I knew of him and his reputation, but it was the first time I ever seen him up close. That all sounds...
    Skinnylove29 Skinnylove29 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 27

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    On January 19, 2006, I began the journey to get my life back. I weighed in at 326lbs. I've never been a small woman, but because of depression, I turned to food as my friend in...
    babygirl8832 babygirl8832 31-35, F 5 Responses Mar 30

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    I'm doing a bit better today. Well enough to talk about him, at least a little. He was the one who had been my best friend through everything no matter how much we were fighting or...
    ReesesPeaces ReesesPeaces 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 2

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    I was once confident and outgoing with girls. Not that I was a player, but I could easily maintain a conversation with them and flirt every now and then. When I reached my freshman...
    NoPseudonym NoPseudonym 16-17, M 2 Responses Apr 7

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    Hi everyone, i'm new to this so would just like to share a bit about my life, i am a single mother of 2 wonderful children &i'm trying to get my life back on track to say the past...
    anniesweet anniesweet 36-40, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I miss her touch, I miss her smile, I miss holding her so so much. I miss the way we would laugh together and the way we would face a problem in life together and feel good...
    denverguy denverguy 36-40, M 1 Response Mar 29

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    My ex and I have been off and on for the last 10 years. We are very different yet in so many ways the same. He is a veteran and I am Bipolar. I tell you this because it is not an...
    NeNeStone NeNeStone 36-40, F 2 days ago

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    My ex and I have been off and on for the last 10 years. We are very different yet in so many ways the same. He is a veteran and I am Bipolar. I tell you this because it is not an...
    yanene yanene 31-35, F 1 day ago

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    lost- I'm beyond high right now and have been awake for days on end smoking and shooting up meth, like always. my arms are numb from missing my veins. my whole body feels warm...
    addictionbarbie addictionbarbie 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 1

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    I don't want to be tied down by more than a job. I want to be able to move freely to take spontaneous weekend trips to different places. I want to backpack Europe one summer doing...
    adelaider adelaider 26-30, F Apr 4

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    Since you left me, I never really tried To put my life back where it should belong. And I've always let the past come back, I'm realizing that it could be wrong. But now I...
    lanhancupto lanhancupto 26-30, M Apr 9

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    I used to have dreams, and I wanted to be somebody, somebody that matters, somebody that my parents could be proud of, that I could be proud of. At this moment, a moment in...
    moonland moonland 26-30, F Mar 24

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    1. I unashamedly love to sleep. The entire experience of it. .. my skin against the sheets, the weight of the comforter, the warmth, the slowness of time, the silence, the...
    OnlyLoveKeepsTrying OnlyLoveKeepsTrying 31-35, F 3 Responses Mar 23

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    I have been running a bit more this week. I actually went before work this morning which kind of shocked me. But looking in the mirror I am starting to realise just how big I...
    irishair irishair 36-40, F 1 Response Apr 5

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    I was depressed all the time a mother of toe and one on the way I felt lost I had a home And husband a car a boat a family.. No reason I know now to be depressed I lost my 7 month...
    laceykight laceykight 26-30, F 4 days ago

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    I was depressed all the time a mother of toe and one on the way I felt lost I had a home And husband a car a boat a family.. No reason I know now to be depressed I lost my 7 month...
    laceykight laceykight 26-30, F 4 days ago

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    I was depressed all the time a mother of toe and one on the way I felt lost I had a home And husband a car a boat a family.. No reason I know now to be depressed I lost my 7 month...
    laceykight laceykight 26-30, F 4 days ago

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    I was depressed all the time a mother of toe and one on the way I felt lost I had a home And husband a car a boat a family.. No reason I know now to be depressed I lost my 7 month...
    laceykight laceykight 26-30, F 4 days ago

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    I was depressed all the time a mother of toe and one on the way I felt lost I had a home And husband a car a boat a family.. No reason I know now to be depressed I lost my 7 month...
    laceykight laceykight 26-30, F 4 days ago

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    what I went threw let me tell you don't do it!!!! my ex right off the bat ask me to come back I didn't even get a chance to answer, all I saw was this nice looking dude sweet as...
    browneyes56 browneyes56 56-60, F a week ago

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    BRUNO MARS LYRICS "Talking To The Moon" I know you're somewhere out there Somewhere far away I want you back I want you back My neighbors think I'm crazy But they don't...
    KortneeAnne KortneeAnne 22-25, F 1 day ago

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    I am in love with you.. We aren't together anymore.. I talk to you every chance I get.. But I feel alone.. You say you love me a lot. You say you care about me.. But why do you...
    forgottenevol forgottenevol 16-17, F Mar 29

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    One day in the next few years, I want to go on an authentic adventure. When I turn 18, I want to backpack Europe for a while. Starting somewhere around Italy, I'd like to do many...
    cmitchellichs cmitchellichs 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 30

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    I miss romance,lust,attraction,chemistry,someone wanting me.Getting there attention and affection.I hate feeling lonely and alone unloved,i want a guy already someone who wants me...
    seeminglypossible seeminglypossible 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 4