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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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    Awhile back I would be posting about how I need a better life but I found a way out of that hole! It's unbelievable how much better life can get when you are making extra income...
    mchalk mchalk 22-25 Apr 2

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    I just want to disappear altogether and start a fresh as someone different. I have ended all hope of a life here for me because of my mistakes or even my failures. My life here is...
    Dg135 Dg135 18-21, M 1 Response 8 hrs ago

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    My life is a piece of **** 🙌 basically all there is to it.
    Melaniebitxh Melaniebitxh 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 23

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    LIFE! You can't discover oceans unless you have the courage to leave the shore!!!
    Sandyshaw13 Sandyshaw13 36-40, F 1 Response Mar 30

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    I'm tired of having to come home everyday and deal with this. I'm going through a hard time as it is, they don't need to make it worse. I'm tired of my step-dad going around saying...
    16countrygirl 16countrygirl 16-17, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Today... Today I live my life.. You have no idea, what i felt inside..
    Lyra1001 Lyra1001 26-30, F Apr 1

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    You Live Your Life Strongly- You have a good sense of self control and hate to show weakness. You are always tactful and diplomatic. You let people down gently. You're open to new...
    rurie17 rurie17 22-25, F Apr 11

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    life is hard at the best of times but ive had it rough these past few years first my dad betrayed me and i then lost the love of my life plus five mental illnesses plus a crippling...
    BenjaminChapman BenjaminChapman 18-21, M Apr 7

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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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    I want to live free in the world
    cutieserafina cutieserafina 22-25, F Apr 4

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    It's not that I have a horrible life - not anymore anyways. Sure I have a dark past and have my own secrets, but who doesn't? I just feel as if things are well pointless most days...
    SaveYourWords SaveYourWords 16-17, F 11 hrs ago

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    M just ****** up of all dese responsibility kind of thing. I want my life free frm it.
    vaibhav23 vaibhav23 26-30, M Mar 29

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    I'm restless I guess. I feel like no matter how much I get out of life I will just be wanting more- it's a good and a bad thing, it'd be nice to just settle down somewhere but I'll...
    kxCobra kxCobra 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 4

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    Characters vibrantly dance around in my head to the music of fiction. No one is ridiculed, everyone is accepted. No one is thought less of, everyone is equal. No one has to feel...
    tormi tormi 16-17, F Mar 24

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    I wake up and go to work. I work long hours day after day to not think about the rest of life. I don't mind it though. I'm 28, single and no children. Some days I want to meet...
    insanity77 insanity77 26-30, F Mar 31

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    Family history day As part of a counseling session, I had to make a family tree. Family. What does that even mean anymore. I had scribbled down the three main families and all of...
    thislittlejourney thislittlejourney 26-30, F 5 days ago

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    Every detail of my life, no matter how major or casual, seems to fall back into a nonchalant pattern of love and money. This is not unlike that of the character from the novel...
    alettertoeva alettertoeva 18-21 Mar 28

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    Life isn't short, it's very long so instead of living in hell you might as well have a good time. Make reckless mistakes. Learn from things. Be adventurous. But above all, be happy...
    valeryxo valeryxo 16-17, F Mar 31

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    *You start life with a clean slate. Then you begin to make your mark. You face decisions, make choices. You keep moving forward. But sooner or later there comes a time where you...
    shafizri shafizri 18-21, M Apr 1

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    I am really sad that I am about to give up what I want, just because I am an outcast who will never fit in.
    SpicyKrab SpicyKrab 22-25, M Apr 7

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    I will be 18 this coming October, but I feel like I have been wasting my life. I haven't really done anything. I mess around with my schoolwork, I'm a bit of a trouble maker, I...
    xBriarRoseRedx xBriarRoseRedx 16-17, F 1 day ago

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    Completed my studies 3 years ago, wasted these 3 years in alcohol n sum weird friends but no regrets, learned a lot, travelled awesome places. now m back to fitness , gym, good...
    harryprince harryprince 26-30, M Mar 21

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    How to build self esteem, finish the things you have started. Trust me on this.
    ruberbandball ruberbandball 22-25, M Apr 2

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    I have a meddling mother in law who I cannot stand!
    summerfest summerfest 41-45, F Mar 23

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    I'm tired of being there for everyone. It's not fair that I have to sacrifice my happiness for that of others. I enjoy helping others but when I finally need something for myself I...
    WinterUnicorn WinterUnicorn 16-17, F 2 Responses Mar 28

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    I'm not writing this to speak of myself ,I've done that already in my storys & confessions here I want people here to read this to know that life can change for the better...
    bob350 bob350 56-60, M 1 Response Mar 23

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    I can't seem to control what is happening to me. I don't even know how to start. All I know is I am hating myself more and more each day. The guilt of being a disappointment to my...
    ShyOne85 ShyOne85 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 6

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    As I sit here thinking about my life, I feel I still have to live so much and do so many things that I love the most.You've only one life and therefore you have to live it to the...
    Susana1985 Susana1985 26-30, F 3 Responses Apr 10

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    I want a life uninhibited. I want a life full of love and laughter. I want to live as free as the 21 year old butterfly that I should be. Ever since I was in high school I always...
    ColourmeAmb ColourmeAmb 18-21, F Apr 10

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    I've noticed a pattern in my life. It seems like every time I start to be doing well or good things are starting to happen to me, that out of the blue my whole world is flipped...
    TyThe90sKid TyThe90sKid 22-25, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I’ve always been a dreamer. My greatest dreams still go unrealized, mired the existential angst of my being I think a lot about what’s missing in my life. What’s always been...
    ProgressNotPerfection ProgressNotPerfection 41-45, M 1 Response Mar 20

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    I am 40 years old. I am in college and trying to make a better life. I have done a lot of really stupid things in my past. Drinking, drugs, and a few other things. I've always been...
    Jpb8773 Jpb8773 36-40, M 1 Response Mar 21

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    At some point of time, you might think it's like end of the world. You might think your problem is the biggest on earth as if you want to wake up forever. Been through to an...
    hippo99 hippo99 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 6

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    ok... I quit. I decided, I quit drinking. This year has begun in such a bad way. Maybe is the reason because I'm drinking that much, but the problem is that I don't know. I don't...
    CrookedMat CrookedMat 26-30, M 3 Responses Mar 28

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    Okay, so I've never tried asking for help like this before so here it goes. I've never had a good relationship with my mom. She has alcoholism, diabetes, she smokes, and I am...
    R212014 R212014 18-21 1 day ago

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    I think this time, i just can dedicated one song for us, Usher - Separated "Why don't you go your way And I'll go mine Live your life And I'll live mine Baby, you'll do well And...
    Sk203 Sk203 18-21, F Apr 5

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    To those of you who are looking to me as a person 3 years out of my SM and hoping I'll tell you it's all been rosy, I'm really sorry I can't offer that right now. I apologise for...
    Iamhere4me Iamhere4me 36-40, M 13 Responses Mar 29

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    Even if I'm not as innocent as you think I am I'm not evil right? Of course I'm right don't even joke right now! The real me is this dark and sinister and sees no real point to...
    SquirrellyChanLuvsAcorns83 SquirrellyChanLuvsAcorns83 18-21 Apr 6

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    here's a Poem my sister wrote during a time in her life where she was undergoing many struggles, she got into an accident, was taken out of university for a time and it changed the...
    brownbrawh brownbrawh 18-21, M 3 days ago

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    sometimes i let small things get to me, but the last two weeks i have been doing better. think i am on the right path to being happy and the life i want. #livelikeJay
    tristonRy tristonRy 22-25, M 1 Response Mar 26

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    I want to live my life just like this week-end: free. Free from my mind, away from the bar, far away from that world that tells me that I have to meet girls in a bar drinking...
    CrookedMat CrookedMat 26-30, M 1 Response Apr 7

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    Some folks live to collect material things. Others strive to be successful and wealthy. While others want to be popular or powerful. Those kinds of things don't really matter to me...
    Igotsnikt Igotsnikt 36-40, M Apr 3

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    Because of laws, I cannot do what I dream to do. I cannot be free. For the next 2 1/2 years, I'm stuck. I cannot be my own person until then. I want to change my life. I want to...
    ForeverIsOver ForeverIsOver 13-15, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    hello i want to tell life story.She is from Azerbaijan former soviet republic .This country belongs neither europe nor asia the culture and people mixed.She married man.This man...
    1kewa 1kewa 26-30, F Mar 26

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    I've been so afraid of messing up my life, I've forgotten that it is okay to do exactly that in life. I've been putting unnecessary pressure on myself. Judging myself too harshly...
    anom33 anom33 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 28

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    I'm 20 years old and I never found the joy of 'skipping a year of college after high school to party and enjoy life'. I never understood going to the club every weekend, drinking...
    acidicbase acidicbase 18-21, F Apr 7

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    I told my parents I was gay when I was 16. I grew up in a very Mormon household so it didn't go over well. My mom told me she couldn't deal with me going to hell, and my dad...
    mybonerandme mybonerandme 18-21, M 5 Responses Mar 21

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    Hey everyone, Anyone else sick of living in this system created to control us like sheep. Following the "latest" trend to give us something to blind us from the way we live your...
    parris23 parris23 31-35, M 1 Response Mar 25

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    This is something I think about every now and then. I have PCOS which doesn't make it impossible to have children but in some women it can cause infertility. So I have adjusted to...
    hayleyRebeccaE hayleyRebeccaE 18-21, F 2 Responses 6 days ago