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I Want to Live a Better Life

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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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    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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    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 Jul 23

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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 Jul 20

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    I feel as though life IS getting better and I feel happy right now...something I hadn't felt in a LONG time..I never thought I'd be saying this a few months back when I was at my...
    SammySnm SammySnm 16-17, F Aug 8

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    I want to be surrounded by people who have the same interests and goals as me. I want to move to a different area but I am not quite financially stable to move out on my own. I am...
    iamnikki iamnikki 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 2

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    Sometimes I feel like life kicks me in the nuts and then screams at me get up. I'm like.. But the pain, but then it says..so .. walk it off. My day has been rough.
    Octavius24 Octavius24 26-30, M Aug 4

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    The weirdest thing just happened to me. The guy that is always alone gets invited out by a girl and a beautiful girl at that
    Dg135 Dg135 22-25, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I'm tired of the government trying to manipulate us and distract us from what's really going on. We have TANKS in the streets of AMERICA right now and it WONT be on the news...
    ShmittyFLA ShmittyFLA 18-21, M 6 days ago

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    To all teenagers such as myself: Our generation loves to complain about inexistent struggles. We direct so much of our attention to things like popularity, social status and...
    alviseb alviseb 16-17, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    one day i get money i rent a house and live a normal life like everyone but i have to fight for it
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Aug 7

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    Through the vail of anonymity that is "The Internet", I am -as I press the letter keys in real time- apprehensive to share this part of me. I am alone in a bedroom full up with...
    homesickalien87 homesickalien87 26-30, M Aug 7

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    I've been married for 28 years. My children are grown up. My husband is out going, life and soul, hard working but I'm lost. I feel conditioned which is maybe my fault. I...
    simply44 simply44 51-55, F Jul 31

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    Something special, but who knows ;:) I really want 1 mil.$ , or Euro, is good also Ch Francs :) , Pm. I`m also a special person.
    akumda2014 akumda2014 26-30, M 2 Responses Aug 3

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    Getting real tired of it taking so long to meet minds like my own. Endlessly scrolling through experiences and profiles, scrutinizing every detail that a person shows of their self...
    MohnJarston86 MohnJarston86 22-25, M 1 Response 12 hrs ago

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    Making crafts, and shuffling. :) love them both.
    Amb505 Amb505 26-30, F 2 hrs ago

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    And adventure! Happiness also, but some where on the beach near beautiful mountains.. where I can hike every morning with my dog
    jcelli jcelli 18-21, F 6 days ago

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    My self esteem is non-existent. I feel so horrible about myself almost all the time. (I'm bipolar and I sometimes have an inflated self esteem during manic episodes) but other than...
    becxboo becxboo 16-17, F Aug 6

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    The thought turns me on of having an admirer who is very devoted to me.. Not in a scary way but in a flattering way :)
    LilLexi16 LilLexi16 16-17, F 2 days ago

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    Austin Drug & Alcohol Abuse Software is a longtime, relatives owned Rehab Centre in Austin, Texas. ADAAP has actually been helping central Texans escape the despairs of chemical...
    Joshua603b4zn8 Joshua603b4zn8 31-35, M 1 Response 1 hr ago

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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 8 Responses Jul 20

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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 Jul 21

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    I am a college student, struggling with the idea of dropping out to pursue my passion of writing, travel, spirituality and introducing people to a more fulfilling life. Are you...
    theleigh theleigh 18-21, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    I know a lot of people find the term "soulmate" to be overrated. But I think it is one of the most beautiful nouns in the human language. I have not met mine yet, but I know I will...
    rachh4321 rachh4321 18-21, F 2 Responses 1 hr ago

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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 3 Responses Jul 21

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    I'm slowly breaking away from people in my life who do not have my best interest. Freedom from abuse and disappointment. Everything is a learning process and I'm happy to say...
    HigherCalling HigherCalling 22-25, F 1 Response 12 hrs ago

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    I have complete compassion and understanding to the abuse I received from my mum, she was unwell alone a teenage mum with mental health no support or help from her own family, it...
    claireosb claireosb 36-40, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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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 Jul 22

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    My Story Part 4 (Final) Then I had some operation, after which I should not have sex for about 2 months... My husband asked when I am allowed to be back on track... I told, he...
    TheFullMoon TheFullMoon 51-55, F 5 Responses Aug 1

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    Life isn't a fairy tale. Nobody is perfect. Pain is inevitable. You can change your own fate if you want to. Life gives you cheaters,it also gives you people who restore the faith...
    Susana1985 Susana1985 26-30, F 6 days ago

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    I have forced my husband to live a life without sex for what was supposed to be the good of everyone. It was not he did not want sex, if fact there were many times he was demanding...
    isis55 isis55 56-60, F 9 Responses Jul 27

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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 Jul 20

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    Yesterday I posted a post-divorce update - kind of a one year out of a SM report. A lot of the responses were about having the conviction to divorce. I looked in my journal for...
    Buroak Buroak 51-55, M 7 Responses Jul 30

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    The world is getting cold and it's only getting colder but I don't think it will ever get as ice cold as the hearts of many of our own.Greed,Fear,Money,Religion,etc. these are some...
    PeaceAtSoul PeaceAtSoul 16-17, T 2 Responses Jul 28

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    I'm sitting at my laptop, just chillin when a huge waterbug, aka papa roach, appears and is attempting to crawl up the mirror in front of my desk. Of course, I jump back and almost...
    HerBadHabit HerBadHabit 22-25 Jul 29

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    Time to time again I think about killing myself but these are the reasons I don't kill myself. Now when people think about this they might answer with "I want to live because my...
    bigbacon12 bigbacon12 26-30, M Aug 3

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    And it always follows me into the future since I was born and raised there. I wish that I could be born and raised in BC,Canada and I wish I didn't have to travel across the world...
    Miserablechildhood Miserablechildhood 13-15, M Aug 3

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    Life is too short to be unhappy so, be crazy live your life and make the others happy Remember : you look much better with a big smile on your face :)
    anasbarhamain anasbarhamain 16-17, M Aug 8

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    Something precious was stolen from me. But I learned to accept it and live my life to the fullest. I can't erase the memory. On the other hand, it has made me a better person.
    Ichilicious Ichilicious 22-25, M 2 days ago

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    I've always have felt this statement seems somewhat unnecessary.I'm a single dad raised my kids alone best I could and they've turned out just fine.I'm very proud of them and tell...
    bignatbreastluver bignatbreastluver 46-50, M 1 Response Jul 20

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    I want to Die ...that feeling creeps up on me...then my thoughts go to my 3 boys... I love them too much ...I would hate to lose them ..I would miss them if I died ...they would be...
    pinkfloydkitty pinkfloydkitty 31-35, F 1 Response Jul 21

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    You are lonely because you want to be. You are sad because you don't want to happy. You are in a bad marriage because you allowed it. It's a decision we make everyday that gives...
    angie0222 angie0222 41-45, F 4 Responses Jul 22

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    Great leaders live their life in the now and the here
    Blackrain97 Blackrain97 16-17, M Jul 28

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    I'm trying really hard, but if I lived the life they wanted me too I'd be quite bored
    Alylovespuppies Alylovespuppies 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 30

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    At times my life feels more miserable than not. I tend to drift into a fantasy dream world where i just dream about a better life.
    Workoutguy720 Workoutguy720 26-30, M Jul 31

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    I have memories of being an uncle who died around a year before I was born. I used to remember a lot more as a child but my mother decided not to influence me into thinking about...
    girlfromtralfamadore girlfromtralfamadore 18-21, F Aug 2

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    I say this because there are so many things I wish I could've either done or taken back. But Now I'm stuck trying to fight the urge to off myself out of sheer angst. What I'd do...
    obea13 obea13 18-21, M 1 Response Aug 10

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