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I Want to Pull Myself Back Together

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    Thirty Something And Still Single....is That So Wrong??? =/

    I'm 36 years old and still single. Never been married, no children, and haven't had a serious long term relationship for many moons. ( However, I do have a long list of "quirky" men I have dated over the years.) I feel like I'm still 21 trying to find myself. I'm very...
    Msmart Msmart 36-40 5 Responses Sep 20, 2010

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    I Miss Me

    I miss who I was. I was funny, and people genuinely liked my company. After a year away from home, I came back to find that everything was different. My family was falling apart, I didn't have any friends and I didn't have anything to do. The people I used to associate myself...
    redway18 redway18 18-21 Dec 27, 2008

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    Its Like An Elastic Band

    I seem to do really well for a while, felt good and doing good and all and then one day - just didn't feel it, didn't feel like anything. I go through these phases and its really unproductive. I feel horrible and really give up on everything I'm doing at that moment, sort of...
    u2rhere2 u2rhere2 22-25, F Oct 20, 2009

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    This Year

    I thought that I was going to make it through this year without any sort of scars, but it turns out that it's easier said than done. It's only been about three days of school and already I'm getting hate email and being flicked off as I walk to class. Not to mention, I'm stressed...
    SweetbriarPoet SweetbriarPoet 26-30, F 6 Responses Sep 1, 2008

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    If I Could Just Get Over the First Hump...

    I need to get my head together again.  Everyday I want to scream, throw things.  I try to be strong, I try to stay away, but he always manages to pull me back in...and then hurts me again. If I could just get through one week without any contact at all, I think I...
    purpleriz purpleriz 46-50, F Mar 16, 2009

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    Extend

    It is hardly a secret that winter is always a brutal time for me from a depressive standpoint along with the fact remains that Mr Murphy is known for putting on his Doc Martens and doing just about everything he can to ruin my day. The culmination results in particularly vicious...
    TheCrimsonGuard TheCrimsonGuard 31-35, M Feb 10, 2013

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    It all started with a simple glance. In the beginning of the year I'm sitting in Health and I'm a signed a spot I look around the room and see the back if this extremely cute guy...
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    I want to go back to college fulltime. Right now I'm living with my parents and working part-time and going to school part-time. I want to be a nurse. I wish I could win the...
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    I want to go back to college and take a "hair & beauty" course.
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    I am a life time learner. Science and writing are my 2 favorite subjects. I found out i do even better if i teach myself. After learning this i went from F's in math to A's. I am...
    tig1991 tig1991 22-25, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Hi everyone, so I have a...somewhat weird request. Is there anybody out there from Salem Mass. That wouldn't mind being interviewed? Here's the deal. I would very much like to...
    IHaveASadSecret IHaveASadSecret 18-21, F Dec 11

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    i deeply regret dropping out of college. i want to study more about psychology and more. but i know it's not going to be easy...
    snoflower snoflower 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 6

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    My ex and I keep breaking up and getting back together. Right now we're apart but it's impossible to stay away from her.
    Jasonmendoza1 Jasonmendoza1 22-25, M 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    Before my birth my Mom was told no heartbeat can be found ,your child has died and we need to remove the fetus ,,Mom said no ,,,I want my Mom and her friends to pray ,,they did...
    rckt148 rckt148 51-55, M 2 Responses Nov 29

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    I had been best friends with Shelley since we were five until we were 17, and I always had a thing for her oldest brother . He was tall and handsome with blonde hair and green eyes...
    Brunette4U Brunette4U 31-35, F Dec 5

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    When I say that I could lose myself in you. What I really mean is that I have. And I'm slowly, painstakingly crawling my way back. Hoping all the while that you will pull me back...
    aurora11 aurora11 31-35, F 1 Response Dec 4

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    I believed this was my fault from the minute I said "I'm in love with you." I didn't think after that, everything would begin to change and feelings would become more unbearable...
    ThatOneComplexGirl ThatOneComplexGirl 18-21, F Nov 21

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    Affairs can take many twist and turns that would would never expect. My wife new the co-worker for 8 years and at least tree of those years on an intimate level. She knew more...
    jonesfornow jonesfornow 56-60, M Nov 21

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    1)My name is Tessa. 2)My real name is Theresa actually but people call me Tessa. 3)I'm American. 4)I'm originally from Washington. 5)I moved to New York 2 years ago. 6)I have a...
    Tessa3 Tessa3 22-25, F Dec 5

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    Hi, I'm a 19 year old dude and i... wait Let me start with this... Sept. 4th, 2013 I was riding my moped (not wearing a helmet) through the center of my home town when I was hit...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Dec 9

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    I had a very odd dream the other night. In the beginning, I was walking across campus to the student center. I ran into my first boyfriend (We'll call him Drum Major), also my...
    MidnightLaughter MidnightLaughter 18-21, F 4 days ago

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    All I want is graham back he means the world to me and I don't care about the ages thing we are together but know we are not because I told people we are together and i ****** up...
    Lewisbro Lewisbro 18-21, M Nov 23

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    Place de carrousel So, I'm too small to fit in the shopping mall carousel's steampunk rocket ship. I found this out the hard way. I ended up doing some counting as I didn't quite...
    LegitimateRabbit LegitimateRabbit 18-21, M 2 Responses Nov 22

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    Guilt can be such a terrible overwhelming feeling. It started in 2008 when the recession started. My parents had to work all day, and come home very late. My dad said things like...
    benson5132 benson5132 18-21, M Dec 8

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    I am probably the only pathetic person that has still not been over her ex, although it's been over 4 years. And before you judge me on it. Let me explain to you..... that I was...
    wluvpaola wluvpaola 22-25, F 2 Responses Dec 11

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    My girlfriends parents hate me and I love my girlfriend and I'm not going to be able to talk to her for so long because her parents found out we were together still. They'd found...
    SomeoneLikeNoOne SomeoneLikeNoOne 16-17, M 2 Responses a week ago

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    What you did is unforgivable. You living with that guilt is not good enough for me. I want you to feel the same pain I do every time I look at your face. I want you to hurt knowing...
    Deuz Deuz 18-21, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    So who is stopping you ??? just me, no one is stopping me or pulling me back. we may have not chosen ever turn on my life, but we always have a choice . i just want to move...
    amazingmike amazingmike 26-30, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    When you're one of those people who have been through a lot to the point where you weren't sure you'd make it, I've always been the one to make others happy even if I got nothing...
    Lai96 Lai96 18-21, F 5 Responses Nov 23

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    I've been in a relationship for 10 years now. We broke up 2 years ago because I caught him talking to other girls. Much more than just friendly talk went on. We got back together...
    jenbast jenbast 31-35, F 1 Response Nov 25

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    I sit here wanting to go back, every single moment I want to go back, to when I first heard your voice the moment you said those three words that changed everything for me. But I...
    ofthisgirl90 ofthisgirl90 22-25, F 2 Responses Nov 28

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    I let myself go to this boy and now I am struggling to find who I am. I feel myself changing and I want to get back to the independent, happy person I was. I tried to find my...
    murn murn 16-17, F 2 Responses Nov 30

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    I would go back and never do that mistake, now i have only memories of her smile, she is married now, happy with him, he deserves her and ahe deserves him, i would do anything just...
    brahimmes brahimmes 26-30, M 3 Responses Dec 2

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    I don't know what to do. My little sister is getting her sutures out and she wants me to be there. No brainier right? Your little sister asked you to go you go! Well here's the...
    LoveisBeautiful5013 LoveisBeautiful5013 18-21, F Dec 4

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    I have been to mexico a few times and want to go back. I am hoping someone will learn with me. Maybe we can meet and visit south America together. I really should already know how...
    GJTF GJTF 22-25, M 5 days ago

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    When I was 7 I loved to ride my skateboard, one day, my grandma took me and my older sister, to a parking lot. I rode my board down a big hill. I was going really fast! And then...
    CamyCam22 CamyCam22 13-15, F Nov 28

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    I love you with every piece of me. I will love and love and love until I have nothing left, and then I will make more out of nothing that lives where everything once did. I would...
    BlueEyes31 BlueEyes31 31-35, F 1 Response Dec 7

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    As a kid, I aimed high and dreamed big. My passion and love for designing was embedded in me deeply. I'm an artist now, wishing to pursue this and make something out of it. But...
    Futuristic122 Futuristic122 16-17, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I've let myself go and am trying to get myself back
    kyralee70 kyralee70 18-21, F Dec 10

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    If you're out there, find me. Find me soon. I float on through each day, and each day i have to reel myself back into a state of passion. I feel like one day ill stray too far and...
    xxxCL4Yxxx xxxCL4Yxxx 18-21, M Nov 29

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    I want to get back into shape. Battling all this other **** had really led me down hill and lately, I've really hated looking at myself in the mirror. Tips and motivational...
    lookingtovent lookingtovent 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 12

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    I don't want to be bulimic anymore. But I do. But I don't. Uggg. It's messing up my health. I have a constant sore throat even though I haven't purged in two days and it only gets...
    yonnie97 yonnie97 16-17, F Dec 2

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    When people tell me that I MUST have kids, I literally feel like this: http://theoatmeal.com/comics/kids I don't want children, and have never been interested in children. The...
    spacepixie spacepixie 26-30, F 5 Responses Dec 10

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    Oh I Lost my flight I'm at the airport. It's 11 : 11 I came to visit Mexico city for the first time.. I just want to fly back home To San Pedro. Time ain't on my side today . I...
    RoobieCatenis RoobieCatenis 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 23

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    i want to leave this country but i dont want to go back to my home country. there are bad memories in both places.
    sheiszahra sheiszahra 22-25, F Nov 30

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    I'm 16 and 112 pounds and I want to be back to 100-102. I want me waist to be really thing to I've been thinking bout getting a corset an start training. I just want to perfect and...
    Hiimamyimdead Hiimamyimdead 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 30

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