I Want to Make Some Changes In My Life

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 373 People


    It seams like the only way people care about you or respect you is if you have an education. I went to a university right after graduating high school and traveling around Europe for a year. Things went well for a few semesters, but life happens. My mother got sick, and I made...
    LowRomi LowRomi
    31-35, F
    Sep 5, 2013

    I'm a little freaked out about moving to an

    actual "city". 200,00+ people is a lot to me. I've lived in a town with 472 for 5 years now...and before then it wasn't much better. At least I'm hopeful for the possibility of friendship and possibly a sense of belonging.
    ktlinn4 ktlinn4
    31-35, F
    Jul 18, 2014

    Just a Couple Things to Think About

    I own my home. Outright. I have no mortgage. All I have is my property tax, which by some standards is pretty low. I have some debt. Not too bad. My house is falling apart, though. I have no time to fix it and no money either. We were doing okay and I was at least able to take...
    theredlady theredlady
    41-45, F
    1 Response Jul 15, 2009

    How To Start Change?

    There is so many things I want to do with my life,(deams) but i feel if I don't make some major changes, I will not be able to achieve those dreams.  It least not within the marraige I am in now. For many years now I have felt the need to work in hospice or something...
    alonealone alonealone
    26-30, F
    Nov 12, 2009

    I have been having trouble in knowing what

    people say in English for a long time. :( How I get over it!?
    ChenWeiZheng ChenWeiZheng
    26-30, M
    Oct 15, 2015


     I find myself at a crossroads. There are so many directions to go, but no way to go back. I must move forward. Which way is forward. I don't know. So much has happened and I've changed so much, I know that much now. I used to be pretty passive and introverted. Too shy for...
    theredlady theredlady
    41-45, F
    21 Responses Jul 13, 2009
    1tanner 1tanner
    51-55, F
    2 Responses Dec 29, 2014

    I Need To

    This way of life is killing me, bit by bit. I have no purpose, no hope, nothing to look forward to. Sometimes it's hard to remember how it feels to be alive.
    LordVoldemort LordVoldemort
    36-40, F
    9 Responses Nov 8, 2009

    I've Done It....almost

    Almost done....I'm moving my shop to a new location. I found a new building where the plumbing works and has central heat and air. It isn't any bigger than my old one, but it is better. The location is great and the possibility of increasing my business is too. But now I'm...
    theredlady theredlady
    41-45, F
    3 Responses Sep 18, 2009

    Trying To Figure It All Out

    I'm 'older', as in I have a teenager and am a college student myself....and I still don't know what I want to do when I grow up. I'm married and do have a part time job, but my husband has been the money maker since our child was about 4. I stayed home with her for a bit, then...
    jennalove jennalove
    36-40, F
    1 Response Mar 24, 2013

    After a ****** couple of months I have decided

    to make some changes, I came to canada for a fresh start and haven't allowed myself to have one! Today I started back at the gym and I am trying to quit smoking! I really want to make my parent proud they have done so much for me and when they were over I was just miserable!
    Mogzilla Mogzilla
    31-35, M
    1 Response May 28, 2014

    I Wanna Change

    i want to change everything ive made mistakes done many stupid things and blamed it on the 1 bad thing thats happened in my life now ive come to realize all the problems that came after that i chose to screw up i wish some things i could take back but i cant so i guess ill just...
    bnana666 bnana666
    Dec 28, 2012

    I am currently in treatment of depression!

    I suffered sexual abuse as a teen Terrible history with dating men Recently got into a car accident And was sent to the hospital upon an anxiety attack I have never felt happier to be who I am today.. And I would love anyone who feels a sence of helplessness that I did, to...
    StrongFeirce StrongFeirce
    22-25, F
    Jan 13, 2014

    My Story

    I finally feel like things are coming together for me. I still feel sad at times and miss my John, but things are different now. Things have changed. I've changed. My life has changed. I don't know if it's good or not, but I am finally finding myself happy more often. With all...
    theredlady theredlady
    41-45, F
    8 Responses Feb 12, 2010

    I enjoyed my life.I used to be alcoholic

    since my teenage,I used to spend 30.000 rupees($500)every month partying with friends.but now i am fade up of doing such stupid things in my life.I want my life to be born again and start doing good things that is worth for my life.I want to find a true love relationship which i...
    Andrew7kams Andrew7kams
    22-25, M
    Jul 17, 2014

    Sometimes I think I just have to stay at home.

    I have to change people I spend time with. Choosing friends is important, and also choosing people who are not friends but they just hang out on the same place I go is a good thing to do.. I have a lot of friends, and I am lucky to be who I am, and how I am, but I spend too...
    CrookedMat CrookedMat
    26-30, M
    Jun 9, 2014


    well as 2013 is coming to an end and I can't beleive it.. Where did the time go? I am hoping for a better year.. what i like to see is losing 100 pounds and better eye sight and i want to sell everything i own.. I did put up few items on craig list but only one item got sold.. I...
    Augusttwix Augusttwix
    51-55, F
    Oct 20, 2013

    Some Things I Do....

    I am a big talker, I talk very randomly, also I am very clingy at times. I am getting better slowly. I am also really shy. I have done better than I did in the past talking to others. I want to spend more time with friends and family. I have been really involved in some projects...
    pearls37 pearls37
    22-25, F
    Nov 24, 2012

    It's Time To Move On

    hurt. pain. depression. almost. see, sometimes you care too much about others and forget about yourself that when you actually remember you exist, the damage is already done and guess what? it's irreversible and the healing process is a long and painful one. friends. i thought...
    sandycares sandycares
    22-25, F
    Sep 20, 2013

    Life Will Always Suck (short Song)

    Life is happy, life is sad The doctor can not diagnose what I have My heart has left the room And the tables of life have turned Don't you dare say a word Because I know life has run out of chances There are oh so many times you can make an effort To pick up the pieces Life is...
    emilynn emilynn
    18-21, F
    Oct 12, 2010
    mssparkles mssparkles
    22-25, F
    1 Response Sep 14, 2015


    I have two lists that I have built up over the last two years.Not on paper, but in my head. I should write them down, but I would just lose them. I always lose my lists, so I keep these tucked firmly in my brain. I figure no one else needs to see them anyway, because if I'm gone...
    theredlady theredlady
    41-45, F
    9 Responses Jul 16, 2009

    My Goals

    - Find a job I am good at, that doesn't make me want to pull my hair out every day, and that pays above minimum wage- Pay off my bills, save money, and stay out of debt- Buy a cute little house with a nice lawn and shade trees in a peaceful neighborhood- Retire happily and spend...
    SpiritOfTheRabbit SpiritOfTheRabbit
    36-40, F
    2 Responses Nov 4, 2011

    I Am Not Who I Was

    I was the 'good girl' I thought by making everyone else happy, I'd be happy. Not so. I use to have dreams of growing up and living next door to my mother. That is all in the past. I have wild dreams now - dreams of traveling the world, moving to japan, becoming an actress - the...
    NarutoShippudenFanGirl NarutoShippudenFanGirl
    18-21, F
    1 Response Apr 5, 2013

    It's Time

    There have been a lot of things happening in my life. Most of them haven't been very pleasant. They have painful, emotionally, mentally, physically. In short I have been beaten just about as thoroughly as I could possibly be. Sometimes, it takes a lot to get my attention. Ok...
    Tzech Tzech
    46-50, F
    5 Responses Nov 27, 2009

    Big Change.

    I'm all moved. I did it. My new shop is great! It's so bright and sunshiney. I worked all day in it before I realized I hadn't even turned on a light. LOL. But I still have to say my good-byes to the old before I can move on. I'm going to miss it. Strange, but true. So many...
    theredlady theredlady
    41-45, F
    2 Responses Sep 29, 2009

    At This Point I Have Most Of The Basics Down Pretty Well

    It's the finer points of my life i want to start working on changing. The changes i want to make mostly have to do with logistics, what i do with my time, how much of a social life i'm able to enjoy--things like that. I want to live in a house with a comfortable atmosphere...
    eleanorssong eleanorssong
    56-60, F
    1 Response Apr 3, 2012

    It Can Be Over-rated..

    Change.....Life changes everyday. Small things change and are barely noticed. Events occur and changes happen. I know that there are reasons for change and change is supposed to be for the good. Sometimes, though, I think it's over-rated. People come and go from our lives. They...
    theredlady theredlady
    41-45, F
    7 Responses Nov 10, 2009

    Reaching For My Goal

    well ive been drawing and painting for years and finally today i decided to go and see how good i was and if i could get on a course. I left out early this morning with a massive bag full of my work past and present to show to whoever was willing to look. I was interviewed and...
    thehippy thehippy
    41-45, F
    10 Responses Sep 3, 2009
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