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

    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 am writing at the suggestion of Robb Warren and Waiting 4 What (and inspired by Vegas Baby). It seems appropriate to put a coda on what was one of the most important and...
    maryryan maryryan
    46-50, F
    2 Responses Apr 21
    I have a complicated situation that has brought my marriage to the point that it is today. I chose to share it here so that maybe it will help someone else and who knows maybe just...
    ParaKlio ParaKlio
    46-50, F
    Apr 21
    Did it and doing it!!! I've quit smokin' and am currently getting in shape! Best way, I think, is to pick something that is more about, say, prowess than 'getting in shape.' The...
    Cabria Cabria
    22-25, F
    Apr 20
    ok, I'm glad I get to end with this experience... (I wonder if I never stop typing this, if it will force them to continue? lol ) I just finished getting the second small roof...
    Nateindenver Nateindenver
    31-35, M
    Apr 20
    Like many people here, I found this site by accident. I've shared views, had discussions, arguments.. hopefully offered support to some and ...just generally chatted. It's been...
    splashUK2014 splashUK2014
    46-50, M
    Apr 20
    To all of those 'people' out there on EP who have targeted younger members to send sexual pictures to, or who have requested similar... I don't believe that you choose what excites...
    splashUK2014 splashUK2014
    46-50, M
    Apr 20
    Since today is the last day of being able to post for the foreseeable future, I thought I should let everybody know a few things about me. 1) I love the great outdoors. I could...
    HaleyAnnabelle HaleyAnnabelle
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Apr 20
    i seem to be an isolated entity and nothing comes easy to me ....i sometimes feel like my existence is purely to struggle ....i don,t have many people around me i don,t know...
    psychicprayer psychicprayer
    36-40
    Apr 20
    Life for me has always had more downs than ups, but somehow I've always managed to keep fighting through it. EP use to be a place I would come to vent and talk to people and it...
    nightskyvampire nightskyvampire
    16-17, F
    1 Response Apr 20
    So many things I could free myself of but don't. Do I simply not do so because I am weak? Or is the excuse of procrastination be used because I am weak? I am weak yet not. You are...
    GrinchFairy GrinchFairy
    16-17
    Apr 20
    Be written something similar to this. I've had a lot of intentions on this site. Some bad, but one thing I've always done is committing to inspiring and helping people. I'm lazy...
    LeahLovee LeahLovee
    70+, F
    8 Responses Apr 19
    I am an old broken man who fell in love with a beautiful young woman. I have written so much about how she has changed me with just talking here and thru texts. Thing is I havent...
    boldtimer boldtimer
    66-70, M
    Apr 19
    I'm going to take some time to reflect today. I'm at a point where I question what I'm "studying" is really what I want to do for a "career". And yet, I feel hesitant jumping ship...
    Nick8876 Nick8876
    18-21, M
    Apr 18
    Im 17 years old and I was addicted to triple cs. Triple cs u may think are just some cough medicine thatll get u a high so youre not bored on a weekend but trust me it will RUIN...
    andy2198 andy2198
    16-17, M
    Apr 18
    Damn. When I'm not working I completely lose track of time. I couldn't have told you the exact date if I didn't just look at the calendar D:
    GraceIsGone2 GraceIsGone2
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Apr 17
    If I had to chose one prayer to God For the rest of my life it would be to not live my life alone someday. I don't want to live alone someday and be like those people who never...
    YourSecretAdmire22 YourSecretAdmire22
    22-25, M
    1 Response Apr 16
    Hey there, I'm new to Ep and before I get started I want to thank you for reading . My name is Lukas DeFranco and for awhile now I've been in a constant cycle of the same boring...
    LukasDeFranco LukasDeFranco
    22-25, M
    Apr 16
    Hey people of Experience Project. I've finally decided to post my situation on the internet and chose to do it here. It's kinda difficult to know where to start and this will be a...
    Mickee24 Mickee24
    22-25, M
    1 Response Apr 16
    We have become very familiar with EP. Whether aware or not, we have accepted it as a home/a playground, a scape from our realities. It became a refuge and a dumpster for things we...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Apr 14
    You Never Allow Me To Express My Sadness When You Betrayed Me I'm sorry if you think that I am selfish even my friends didn't knew about this relationship I hope you can see what...
    SnowOnFleek SnowOnFleek
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Apr 14
    I have been married nearly 8 yrs & I don't know if staying anymore is right for me. This has not been a perfect marriage and once upon a time I was so in love with my husband. He...
    El04 El04
    31-35, F
    6 Responses Apr 13
    I have been married nearly 8 yrs & I don't know if staying anymore is right for me. This has not been a perfect marriage and once upon a time I was so in love with my husband. He...
    El04 El04
    31-35, F
    Apr 13
    I have been married nearly 8 yrs & I don't know if staying anymore is right for me. This has not been a perfect marriage and once upon a time I was so in love with my husband. He...
    El04 El04
    31-35, F
    Apr 13
    I have been married nearly 8 yrs & I don't know if staying anymore is right for me. This has not been a perfect marriage and once upon a time I was so in love with my husband. He...
    El04 El04
    31-35, F
    Apr 13
    So I see people are trying to post more experiences and let more things off their chest and telling their stories before EP closes. So I decided, hey, I might as well join the...
    jaeger053 jaeger053
    16-17
    Apr 12
    I am a women that lives in the Persian Gulf. I have a very religious strict family and see no way of living my life if i stay here. Does anyone else feel the same?
    winterblogs winterblogs
    26-30, F
    1 Response Apr 12
    Asian here. My parents immigrated from the East where there are many abusive parents, South Korea! My parents said they want me to enjoy whatever job I work, plus to live fully...
    cracked8urface cracked8urface
    18-21
    Apr 11
    Though I haven't always been a regular here I had come to feel that whenever I had the time to visit here, it was always here. No it's going to be no more :(...I will, however, be...
    Xlandria61 Xlandria61
    61-65, F
    Apr 11
    I lived by the rules and societies expectations of how a person should live their life. That caused me to miss out on so many opportunities. At the same time, society made me have...
    Mossonarock Mossonarock
    41-45, M
    Apr 11
    Christian Greed https://dochub.com/timesoftrouble/kWbzzO/christian-greed What can truly amaze a genuine believer that looks only to the Father is just how true his words on world...
    timesoftrouble timesoftrouble
    56-60, M
    1 Response Apr 11
    So im pretty much a bird locked up in a birdcage. My parents are kinda the type of parents that dont want their kid to get poisoned by the world and that bs. I've been saying I...
    GrinchFairy GrinchFairy
    16-17
    Apr 10
    I have met people who wallow in misery and love blaming everyone but themselves for making the wrong choices in life.You either pick yourself up,dust yourself off,learn from your...
    sparklingdiva sparklingdiva
    31-35, F
    Apr 10
    I truly love this because it represents my situation and I couldn't describe it better. Loving a band with all your heart is something you understand when it happens to you. On...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Apr 10
    I've had a regrettably difficult relationship with my fiance for a few years. Then I found her doing things online and even worse over the phone with other guys. It still counts as...
    willy8314 willy8314
    31-35, M
    Apr 10
    I'm empty, numb, aching. Lonely not a soul to talk too. I have no motivation to do anything. The past constantly replays in my head. Its so easy to let my emotions run, loose...
    pre125 pre125
    31-35, M
    2 Responses Apr 10
    Like a car chase on the highway We were going nowhere real fast I let you tear my heart out I wear it on my sleeve now I thought I'd never take my foot off the gas You made me...
    stephanie751 stephanie751
    13-15, F
    Apr 9
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    princesskitu princesskitu
    51-55, F
    Apr 9
    I want to do something with my life . I'm a good wife and a good mother of two . I just need more going for me . I want to make my own money .
    KiwiBerry1 KiwiBerry1
    22-25, F
    1 Response Apr 8
    Everything gets better. I wanted to put an experience out there as my life has changed indeed in the last couple of years. A few years back I posted an experience about how lonely...
    BunnyObsession BunnyObsession
    22-25, F
    Apr 8
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    Ancientphoenix78 Ancientphoenix78
    36-40, F
    Apr 8
    I'm even using the "alternate personality" I made as a username to keep myself anonymous. I'm 17 and I have this whole other family, friends, boyfriend (Johnny Depp ofc) that...
    isabellaandre isabellaandre
    16-17
    Apr 8
    Has anyone here ever dropped everything in their lives and just left? I'm feeling an overwhelming need to do this lately but I have some major road blocks. 1. (Most important to...
    ACWK226 ACWK226
    22-25, F
    5 Responses Apr 8
    I dreamed of a better life.... Now, I have it.
    Nyxii Nyxii
    26-30, F
    Apr 7
    The winds of change! They are blowing and continuing! What a wonderous fate befalls me, and oh how eager I am to receive it! Enough of that, but seriously, WOW! I'm super...
    Nateindenver Nateindenver
    31-35, M
    1 Response Apr 7
    I'm a newie to this and honestly wasnt sure which group to write in....I supposed this was best as it is abit of everything...all random thoughts and feelings in my head. Dont even...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Apr 7
    Because they're more important than me..and deserve to live a life well remembering.
    nobodynumbah8 nobodynumbah8
    16-17, F
    3 Responses Apr 6
    Finally put my two weeks in!
    yuki25 yuki25
    22-25, F
    1 Response Apr 6
    I'm really struggling to keep my head above water here. My husband of 6 years and father to our young children has been slowly but surely shutting me out over the past year. We...
    Everlie Everlie
    31-35, F
    2 Responses Apr 6
    I don't need too much to be happy in life. All I need are true friends and my soulmate to be happy. Simple is always the best because it's, well, simple! :)
    Ichilicious Ichilicious
    26-30, M
    Apr 6
    Hi, I didn't know where to put this so I decided just here will do. Okay. So hey, I'm Candslayer, as you already knew that. But my actual name is Zoie. I was born in 1997 on the...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    7 Responses Apr 6
    OPEN HEAVENS FELLOWSHIP DAILY DEVOTION THE NEW CREATION IS THE ADDRESS OF GOD ON EARTH 2 Corinthians 6:16 And what agreement hath the temple of God with idols? for ye are the...
    ganyoji ganyoji
    22-25, F
    Apr 5
    I feel like I should keep making stupid decisions. Funny. But not too stupid. I want to do something totally different, something I wouldn't normally do. I've spent 2015 doing...
    LeahLovee LeahLovee
    70+, F
    1 Response Apr 5
    1. I'm doing this because I'm bored out of my mind. 2. I'm a self-taught expert in the art of procrastination. 3. I am the pride of one half of my family, and the disappointment of...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Apr 5
    I really don't know what I'm doing.
    justalittlewallflower justalittlewallflower
    16-17, F
    1 Response Apr 5
    Time to stop talking with everyone and do me. Just want to disappear and meet new people
    yuki25 yuki25
    22-25, F
    Apr 4
    This title just says it all really.. I hit a real low point recently due to a bad relationship and then bad break up too.. and some days I feel like fighting and getting back up...
    cupcakes1995 cupcakes1995
    18-21, F
    Apr 4
    I want a better life than this ... I m constantly battling to live a better life but nothing seem working right now... I just wanna disappear for a while .... No one cares tbh...
    Dezeena Dezeena
    26-30, F
    Apr 4
    OPEN HEAVENS FELLOWSHIP DAILY DEVOTION THE NEW CREATION IS THE VERY CHILD OF GOD John 1:12-13 But as many as received him, to them gave he power to become the sons of God, even...
    ganyoji ganyoji
    22-25, F
    Apr 3
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