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I Want to Live a Better Life

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    How To Hear Your Prayer - The Ultimate Process

    I was a former Consular Investigator of the U.S. Embassy in Manila who worked with the Anti-Fraud Unit for more than a decade, until such time that I met an awful vehicular accident that resulted to my separation from the service. The mishap happened when I and my driver...
    onofrepoonin onofrepoonin 51-55, M Mar 15, 2010

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    My Dream

    I want to escape the hell I live in now, and actually go somewhere that makes me feel like I fit in. I want a little house of my own, with a nice yard and a vegetable garden. I want a dog and a couple of bunnies. I want a light-filled kitchen where I can bake. I want friends I...
    SpiritOfTheRabbit SpiritOfTheRabbit 31-35, F 1 Response Aug 2, 2011

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    I was having problems with sleeping. I started sleeping 24 seven and couldn't stay awake. So my doctor put me on medication that wakes me up during the day. The problem is now I...
    Britt25 Britt25 41-45, F 2 days ago

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    My life at the moment is shite all I want is a good job even though I'm 14 I'd live to have my own flat of something and a guy in my life I've never kissed anyone and all I want I...
    Lolbeansarefun Lolbeansarefun 13-15, M 5 days ago

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    I'm gonna change my life so in the future I'll thank myself for it. I'm gonna chase my dreams, follow my heart, and do what's right. Times will get tough, but staying positive is...
    DeterminedToMakeLifeWorthIt DeterminedToMakeLifeWorthIt 16-17, F Jun 28

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    City life bit too often. Few protected or nurtured. The crap yall tolerate or cause bit. Want to be a miner. But body and funds are saying no. Found gold but jerks...
    converted converted 46-50, M Jul 3

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    Hi my name is Hailey but I rather be called Angel.I am scared and I don't why.I have lots of friends but I want a connection
    Angel2345 Angel2345 13-15, F 1 Response Jun 28

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    Be the person I want to become!
    deanl deanl 31-35, M 1 Response Jun 29

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    My friends are the types who have had nothing bad happen to them. They're the types who their worst. Childhood experience was a nightmare. I've suffered from a mom who I fought...
    naturalnobody naturalnobody 18-21, F Jun 28

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    Have spent 25 years working to improve the human condition. Been lied to, stolen from and manipulated by political and economic forces. Lost everything. All I have left is my...
    speedo369 speedo369 56-60, M 1 Response Jun 29

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    I am on my way to doing God's will :)
    gardengirl17 gardengirl17 22-25, F Jun 29

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    I could be wrong of course and looking too much into it, but that's how it feels and what my gut tells me. I am very emotional when it comes to sex and need it in cycles or I...
    sasst92 sasst92 31-35, M 2 Responses Jun 25

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    Don’t allow the past events in your life to keep you from moving forward. YOU only get to happen once in this world, so don’t miss out on the opportunity to live the amazing...
    lemongrass09 lemongrass09 46-50, F Jul 11

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    Not to brag or anything but if I could change one thing in life I wouldn't. The risk of the butterfly affect is too big I love my life as it is.
    AnnaSpring AnnaSpring 13-15, F 1 Response a week ago

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    Overall I'd say I've had a pretty great life :) I have a wonderful and loving family, loyal and fun friends who always have my back, a great job, and so on and so forth. I'd say I...
    janicefromkansas janicefromkansas 18-21, F Jul 14

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    Things are bad again, I can barely manage to get through my weekends at home. My weekdays are fine as my time is consumed on work and I'm around people who see the face that I want...
    KyleMD KyleMD 18-21, M 1 Response Jul 13

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    I want to start a fresh life where i can be my self not what people want me too be
    skylere3212002 skylere3212002 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 25

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    I've screwed up everything. I can't keep a job because of my anxiety, and I can't find a relationship because I'm afraid of commitment... I just want to start everything over...
    MarissaRachelle MarissaRachelle 18-21, F Jun 25

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    When did life become so mundane? Work, sleep... repeat. Make it stop! I never knew growing up would be so boring.
    wintershawl wintershawl 36-40, F 7 Responses Jul 9

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    Today I woke up from a well rested night, but yet all day today I have felt drained. My family nieces were over and wanted to play and I would for a little while and then go lay...
    ladypatrice ladypatrice 22-25, F Jul 9

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    I want stuff big time! What stuff do u want?
    atfenix atfenix 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 13

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    who does not ;) .....................
    ilovebbbeingrich ilovebbbeingrich 41-45, M Jul 16

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    Things seem to finally be falling into place.
    AlyssaBreanne AlyssaBreanne 18-21, F a week ago

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    The smallest things, takes the most room in my heart. I prefer a billion times for you to make something or write something thoughtful for me than to go to the store & buy a...
    Katie419 Katie419 22-25, F 2 Responses Jul 1

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    HELP!!!!!! I really really need someone's help! I have no clue what to do with my life! But my situation is very unique! I have asked parents what they did when they where like...
    LoveisBeautiful5013 LoveisBeautiful5013 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 14

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    I see the news with immigration and people so rude telling them go back to your own country you immigrant ..why so much hate? You don't know what they have been through leave them...
    Siomara Siomara 18-21 2 Responses Jul 10

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    If I ever get a tattoo, it would have this word. Freedom. Or versions of it. It is what rules my life, my desires, my thoughts.. I believe everyone should be free. Free to live...
    TheNextSin TheNextSin 22-25, F 2 hrs ago

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    I have been having a particularly hard weekend dealing with the loneliness of living with a spouse with chronic pain so I searched the web and found this site. As I read some of...
    hispainismypain hispainismypain 61-65, F 3 Responses Jul 12

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    I don't like my home environment at all. Everyone shouts and it's just a messed up family, if you can even call it a family. The problem for me is that I want to get away from it...
    FunnyandNerdy FunnyandNerdy 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 9

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    This is just an update on my story and I hope it can show other people here that there is future after a bad relationship. I read stories for here for maybe more than one year...
    mfur mfur 26-30, F 9 Responses 5 days ago

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    To live life to it's fullest ... For everyone it can mean a totally different thing. For some it may mean finding their soulmate, to others it may be having a family, others could...
    RiseAbove222 RiseAbove222 22-25, F 4 days ago

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    Well, there we go.... For my whole life, people, friends, family have always helped me and were examples to me or inspired me. I think it's about time that "I" tried and inspired...
    Scavyfox Scavyfox 18-21, M Jul 1

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    I'm not completely unhappy with my life. In fact, I'm actually pretty happy with it overall with the exception of my education and career. When the economy collapsed, my education...
    PunkinH2O PunkinH2O 31-35, F 4 Responses Jul 12

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    Im oppressed everywhere I go. I know many will find what Im saying as ridiculous bit its true. Im a mom who is underpriviledged. I have a GED and still can't get a job. I went...
    2offensive2bluvd 2offensive2bluvd 31-35 Jul 14

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    I read all of the stories and I can relate to them my husband was the sort of man that women adore beautiful in everyway but he is a functioning alcoholic .So I did it I left my...
    sunshineonarainyday sunshineonarainyday 26-30, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Sort of an update to my situation. But I'm sure it's not anything new to many of us who have been here for a while. For the record, I'm aware of my options, and the following isn't...
    angryspartan angryspartan 36-40, M 12 Responses a week ago

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    I want to fall in love, I don't want to settle for the first person that I care about, the first person to have feelings for me. If I genuinely love them, then that's that. But if...
    Xeniabolton Xeniabolton 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 26

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    Lessons From Finance Class... I'm taking Business Finance this month (because nothing is more fun than sixteen-week courses packed into a four-week-long summer class), and my...
    MeNotWe MeNotWe 26-30, F 12 Responses Jul 10

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    I'm trying to do the right thing not only for myself, but for my family, especially for my beautiful baby daughter, to whom I might never apologize enough for not choosing well her...
    mery81 mery81 31-35, F 2 days ago

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    I got married at 19 in 1974. It was a tough adjustment. I admit that I was pampered at home. Last child and only boy, my mom doted on me. So did my dad until something happened...
    chojunmiyagi chojunmiyagi 56-60, M Jun 28

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    I spent the last 11 years spending my entire life savings in a long, drawn out custody battle for my son, who I lost custody of to my ex-wife when he was two. On July 4, 2010 I...
    OneLostFather OneLostFather 31-35, M 4 Responses Jul 1

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    A few days ago when the IDF decided to go into the Gaza ***** I just felt so sad that it brought me to tears. Why? I have never been there, I don't know these people, why should I...
    tcennoC tcennoC 51-55, M 6 days ago

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    A little bit of my philosophy... There has been a period during my teenage years where I just couldn't find any meaning to life. I often feel like I still haven't found the...
    kimmy159 kimmy159 22-25, F 3 Responses Jul 14

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    I'm 23 years old, turning 24 soon and I don't know what I want to do with my life. I don't know what kind of career that I want to pursue. I'm working part-time but I mostly just...
    randomobscurity randomobscurity 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 15

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    ** A heart in need of you in a world destitute of love ** Have I prepared my heart for you Lord Have I let you in to heal me letting go of the hate & sins in this world...
    Heavenbound5511 Heavenbound5511 36-40, F 5 days ago

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    7/9/2014 I guess I'm just going to start by saying I want happiness in life and I feel like I might never get it… I don’t know why I feel this way but it's kind of bumming me...
    elias617 elias617 16-17, M Jul 9

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    I want to thank everyone who added me to their list friend and also to say i am sorry. I thought that my life drama would help me to help others who get in crisis and found out i...
    Egyptianguy34 Egyptianguy34 31-35, M 1 Response Jul 9

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