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I Want to Pull Myself Back Together

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 180 People

    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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    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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    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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    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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    Leave it to me to be the only one to write a book in this group. I over complicate things a lot. Call it OCD, I just like having things done thoroughly, I like to thoroughly...
    realsweetbaby realsweetbaby 18-21, F 1 hr ago

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    "I wonder how different life would be if i wasn't living in the confines of how someone else thinks i should live. I'm dreaming of a world where i have the freedom to figure things...
    DropsofJupiter1 DropsofJupiter1 18-21, F 4 Responses 6 hrs ago

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    This is just a story I wanna share. The "I am Fat and Sexy - that's what I tell myself" line is not about me, but about my younger sister. My sister is three years younger than I...
    talkinginstringcups talkinginstringcups 18-21, F 12 hrs ago

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    Walking around in nature. I could walk forever. In this national park that I find myself in, like so many hikes I've done before but, this one is different. I'm alone as I walk and...
    Sometimesilence Sometimesilence 18-21, F 14 hrs ago

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    I must start off with a clarification that there is a certain part of my life that I would not trade the world for. Those of you that know me know what I am talking about. However...
    aldnaz aldnaz 46-50, M 4 Responses 17 hrs ago

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    I went to the store today with my dad and bought some food and some other things i wanted to get for a while.It had been maybe a month give or take too since i had left the house...
    simpleandpossible simpleandpossible 22-25, F 1 day ago

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    I never thought I'd ever want to be a part of this group. Well then, I want to go back to the last 12 years of my life, so my life will be worth living at present and everything...
    abcdefghisabelmnopqrst abcdefghisabelmnopqrst 26-30, F 2 days ago

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    I want to go back to England I've been to London Stonehenge bath brighten back in 2006
    bandit5320 bandit5320 31-35, M 2 days ago

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    Traces of you linger, painting my bedroom walls with your scent. Visions of you flash, my eyes lucid dreaming of your shape. The taste of your name in my mouth, my lips quiver...
    writingmyrelease writingmyrelease 26-30, F 4 Responses 2 days ago

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    I'm in love with a wonderful man. My only problem is that he lives in another country. I lived in that same country for five years to go to school and now that I've graduated I'm...
    tesla19 tesla19 22-25, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    I am going to get this out there.. Hi I have a story that I've kept a secret and can't he it in anymore. Last year on the 2nd May I met up with my ex boyf who we'll call James. He...
    Imafemalelol999 Imafemalelol999 18-21, F 4 Responses 3 days ago

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    READ before adding or messaging me -Stop messaging me if you are over the age 25.... -If you are searching for a girlfriend I'm not ready to be one -If you don't have something...
    SadlySafe SadlySafe 13-15 1 Response 3 days ago

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    My name is Sue McKinley and this is my Thrive Experience:For the most part, I’ve been a secret Thriver for 2 months. I have shared with a few, but this is my first post on...
    MalissaSpain MalissaSpain 31-35, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I hate the feeling that I'm going back down a road I traveled so far from, I was really low for many years I don't want to go back their.
    SassyNclassy04 SassyNclassy04 26-30, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    Traces of you linger, painting my bedroom walls with your scent. Visions of you flash, my eyes lucid dreaming of your shape. The taste of your name in my mouth, my lips quiver...
    writingmyrelease writingmyrelease 26-30, F 10 Responses 5 days ago

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    My lover is my best friend, but it is a mess. Where to begin, and it will be a bit lengthy. I will call him D and we met when we were 11. It has been the same bond since we first...
    dfclifton55 dfclifton55 56-60, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    I'm just a low point in life. I was in the marines, got out because of an ex wife. I've been skipping from job to job since 2008. I have a good work ethic just always looking for...
    raesget raesget 26-30, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I sometimes just want to myself and maybe someone will talk me out of being alone and dramatic
    DoorMattress DoorMattress 13-15, M 1 Response a week ago

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    before I met her... I was a huge mess and always thought love didn't exist. I would ALWAYS tell my friends that, especially the ones who were in love. but then one day, I started...
    mariasgirl mariasgirl 16-17, F 1 Response a week ago

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    Lay down Breathe deep Don't worry It be are little secret No stop Please don't Goodbye innocents Changed forever... Weeks later The test is positive Life again changed...
    hmg21699 hmg21699 18-21 Jun 17

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    Recently, I weighed the lowest I ever have, which was 76 pounds. And I still wasn't little enough. And now I'm pumped full of liquids and fat and I feel sloshy and gross. I don't...
    KittyCunt KittyCunt 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 16

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    I've made up a bunch of characters and they're all in a band Boys RnB and love songs James:He is from Miami,He creates the dances for the group and he starts dating Selena in...
    xXxSkittleMonsterxXx xXxSkittleMonsterxXx 13-15, F Jun 16

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    Since I was little I never had really a lot of friends and was smart. It began in 7th grade when we got into math groups (by level) and I wasn't selected to the best level. Then...
    lebron200879 lebron200879 16-17, M Jun 16

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    Anyone like to go backpacking, hiking or trail running?
    IlovePinkpanties IlovePinkpanties 41-45, F 1 Response Jun 14

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    I have a boyfriend, and him and I have been dating for what is coming to 3 years now. I have moved around a lot during the past 3 years and I have always given that as the reason...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jun 14

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    My top 5 1. I get nervous around my ex boyfriend when we want to get back together and then I push him away by making him jealous of someone I don't like. 2. Mood swings 3. I...
    XxCuTiE14xX XxCuTiE14xX 16-17, F Jun 13

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    I have been with my husband for over 15 years. For the first 5 years or so we had an amazing sex life, like every morning and every night. He slowly became more interested in his...
    Watchthisspace Watchthisspace 36-40, F 4 Responses Jun 13

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    I speak Spanish and a bit of Italian and German. I want to get back into French because I was very very good at it as a kid. I went to an all French school. I can read and write...
    OrionP4x OrionP4x 18-21, F 3 Responses Jun 12

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    Where to start.... I have never been particularly close to my dad. We have lived together all of my life but I have never felt close to him. About four years ago, I started feeling...
    LRRReee LRRReee 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 11

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    Everyday i ask God for forgiveness for all the wrong i have done. I pray that he cleanses my soul and gives me a second chance. I remember the amount of times I have broken his...
    HazelLancaster HazelLancaster 22-25, F Jun 11

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    I can't think of anything at the top of my head where someone called me named right to my face, but I had a childhood playmate whom was jealous at one point of the fact that I had...
    TheEnduringSunrise TheEnduringSunrise 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 11

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    well I don't know how to say this but....all when I was a kid I always get bullied because I was short , white ,crossed eye, but I had a condition... yes I'm albino, I have gold...
    Nasha17 Nasha17 16-17, F 5 Responses Jun 10

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    I want 2 go back in time to c where I was b4 i was in mom stomach
    martinez93 martinez93 22-25, M 2 Responses Jun 10

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    So yeah my gf and i kinda broke up for a few days because of a really silly argument. It was our first fight in the eight months weve been dating so yeah. It definitely wasnt...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jun 8

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    hey so i've lived next door to my best friend for about 10 years. we went through everything together. and i fell for her hard. like really hard. i hid my feelings from 5th grade...
    Kdkmech Kdkmech 22-25, M Jun 8

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    I think at one point or another people have a moment where they wish they could start all over again. Honestly I don't feel like that. What I would rather do, though, is go back to...
    oncemoreuntothebreech oncemoreuntothebreech 36-40, M 1 Response Jun 8

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    I always thought that losing weight would solve a lot of my problems. And it did, in some ways. In others it made the insecurities I had worse. Now don't get me wrong. I do not...
    thisloser thisloser 26-30, F 4 Responses Jun 8