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I Want to Simplify My Life

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    In Case Anything Happens

    I have too much stuff. With several folks I know in the hospital recently, I have been thinking about what my family will be left with if anything happened to me. This is a great motivator to downsize. I expect to get busy while my family is out of town for the holiday. I...
    FeelingOrange FeelingOrange 46-50, F 1 Response Dec 16, 2012

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    Too Much Chaos In My Mind & Life

    I am burried in chaos right now. Clutter - it's every where. In my head, my heart, my house! How do I get rid of it all without tossing out what really matters? That's my quest. How did I get so cluttered in the first place? Ugh!! Too many questions and I don't like the...
    9Dragonz 9Dragonz 36-40, F Jul 4, 2009

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    Less Drama, Less Stress

    Life is hard enough, but drama and stress makes life nearly unbearable. More than anything, at least right now, I want to make my life simple, if not easier, by cutting ties with drama kings/queens and toxic people.
    Ichilicious Ichilicious 22-25, M Aug 29, 2011

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    I want my life to get better I want my life to get better I want my life to get better I want my life to get better. Just nothing else.
    jumanachan jumanachan 16-17, F 4 days ago

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    My life has changed in the last three years four years even five years. It is still changing. Last night for the first time I hit the ignore button on a call from someone I really...
    Chicgeekgal Chicgeekgal 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 30

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    I haven't been on here for a while, but I feel the need to really write out my feelings. Two weeks ago I came back home to the Bahamas for a year. I was pretty excited on coming...
    rainee12 rainee12 13-15, F Jul 28

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    I am changing my life right now!!
    watjusthappened watjusthappened 41-45, M 1 Response Jul 30

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    I think the word companion is far more intense than other various types of persons we think of when we think of spending time with someone. Wanting a companion isn't all about...
    peaceluvhappiness peaceluvhappiness 31-35, F 1 Response Aug 13

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    I have so many downs in the past, but right now i'm making of my teenage year a journey with lots of laughter and happiness and stupid things i'm not saying its easy and of course...
    ActuallyGrace ActuallyGrace 13-15, F Jul 30

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    I've noticed you've gotta start with yourself then the rest will come.
    kamachulu kamachulu 22-25, M Jul 30

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    Maybe...just maybe if I still have a chance left, I may have the thing I love to have. Maybe if I have just one day to change everything I made......just maybe.
    watasiwakurt watasiwakurt 13-15, M 4 days ago

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    But it may not. My nana predicted me would be ok. But when.
    Livyn4pals Livyn4pals 46-50, M 3 days ago

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    From some time back I wrote this story of leaving ep. EP Link It seems coming back has simply not allowed me to heal and move forward in many ways. In many ways coming into this...
    topboy1968 topboy1968 41-45 16 hrs ago

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    All I want in life is to be a mom enough said
    willieverbegoodenough willieverbegoodenough 22-25, F 1 Response 10 hrs ago

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    Yes indeed I want to change some aspect of my life. My outlook on life,the person I aspire to be,the way I live my life. I am realizing some things I thought I love is harming me...
    temptedtotouch temptedtotouch 16-17, F 6 Responses Aug 4

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    I shouted at my parents. I feel like I was a Monster. I feel extremely bad about it and it is not that first time. I want to stop it. I want to be affectionate and talk to my...
    Rajito Rajito 31-35, M 6 days ago

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    For as long as I can remember all I wanted in life was to be a wife and mother. Growing up in a broken home, this was a really big deal for me. That being said I got married at a...
    MahinaGlow MahinaGlow 31-35, F 4 Responses 3 days ago

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    It's interesting how many people hold little value to life. But if something happens where their life is threatened, then all of a sudden, they want to life, and have so much to...
    asherjoh asherjoh 36-40, M 1 Response Jul 30

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    I really don't :'( she's my whole world. Life means nothing if she's not in it :'( what's the point of life if you can't be woth the one you love most in the entire universe :'( I...
    ywilliam31 ywilliam31 16-17, M Jul 31

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    Life isn't a fairy tale. Nobody is perfect. Pain is inevitable. You can change your own fate if you want to. Life gives you cheaters,it also gives you people who restore the faith...
    Susana1985 Susana1985 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 14

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    But I'll never find it... You know why? Because I have no social life... I don't have anywhere to look because i'm not comfortable going anywhere. I'm so depressed, and doing all...
    or19937 or19937 18-21, M a week ago

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    Your path in life is always unclear.You may want your life to be virtuous and honest,But sometimes the path changes along the way.It's not always for the better but whatever path...
    desirabledreams desirabledreams 46-50, F 1 Response Jul 28

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    I want a life that is fully mine and the life that is right for me. My path, my own destiny, a purpose and belonging. A life that I feel comfortable and at ease in. Nothing is...
    ajrestless ajrestless 18-21, F Jul 30

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    I want to become a better person! I want my life to take a 180 degree turn around. I was very lost for awhile with my faith, who I was, I was doing things I shouldn't. But I'm done...
    lostsoul1726 lostsoul1726 16-17, F 2 Responses Aug 14

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    If I were to find a honest women that knew what she wanted in life, and was able to accept my uniqueness. I believe it would transform my entire life... I only need her to take the...
    theShamanDon theShamanDon 26-30, M a week ago

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    I don't want to live forever as life continues, I don't wan't to waste it on alcoholics, prison or just getting beaten up every single day. I want my life to be spectacular and not...
    Corey3Adam5 Corey3Adam5 13-15, M 2 days ago

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    I want to have a baby I want to get married first but I really want a baby really badly I need a kid. I know I should wait but honestly its so hard I wish he would propose already...
    laverso laverso 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 15

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    do you sometimes feel like everything seems dull you're friends started fading away from you and you're boyfriend seems bored with me and worst of all my loved ones doesn't...
    shenghuidai shenghuidai 26-30, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    There are times where I feel like I'm not even controlling myself. That the choices I make are almost involuntary and therefore, I'm destined to make/repeat these choices. I also...
    JadedDivinity JadedDivinity 18-21, F 4 days ago

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    All I want in life right now is a damn chocolate chip cookie. That's it. That's all I want.
    mournwiththemoonandthestars mournwiththemoonandthestars 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 19

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    I don't want kids. I do enjoy being around children. They're cute don't get me wrong [although they're some nasty ones out there] but, very early on I just knew that I didn't want...
    seakissedjem seakissedjem 22-25, F 1 Response a week ago

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    Every now are then we have a wake up call. We realise life isn't as bad as we think it is! We realise how lucky we are in fact! Working in the hospital I meet people who need me to...
    cjay89 cjay89 22-25, F 1 Response 13 hrs ago

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    The Crazy Merry Go Round My life is usually peaceful, by design. I live pretty much alone except for my brother's clothes. They live here, he does not...anyway.... For the past...
    akindheart akindheart 56-60, F 9 Responses 7 hrs ago

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    I don't know what people do in circumstances where they have to decide an important decision in life. I for one is thinking of moving out from this city to another city. For what...
    maryjaneb maryjaneb 26-30, F 11 hrs ago

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    I always want to be naughty. Someone once told me it was an attention getter. I can only agree. I love the attention. I'd rather draw attention to myself and have fun with life...
    desirabledreams desirabledreams 46-50, F 5 Responses 15 hrs ago

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    When I was young and stupid; I, like many other misguided teens started to experiment with drugs and alcohol. I was covered in acne and kinda awkward. To make things worse, I was a...
    RosalieT RosalieT 26-30, F 3 Responses 10 hrs ago

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    We've all had our ups and downs in life, and we've all had those tough, heartbreaking moments that just make you want to give up on everything. Those are the moments when you just...
    KarmaCycle KarmaCycle 13-15, F 3 Responses 3 hrs ago

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    August 27. Procrastination. Procrastination - not acting when the time is right - is a self-defeating behavior. It produces anxiety, guilt, disharmony, and a nagging consciousness...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F 18 hrs ago

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    About 6 years ago, I was very immature & irresponsible. I got into some trouble with not paying my car insurance and getting my license taken away. I recently was pulled over and...
    dixiecrystal dixiecrystal 26-30, F 7 Responses 14 hrs ago

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    Phase I Background: When I started I was 208 lbs (I'm 6 foot 3 inches tall). Doesn't seem bad, unless one considers a decade or so back I was 175 pounds and the weight gain was...
    qcrash qcrash 41-45, M 1 Response 13 hrs ago

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    Maybe one day I will have the time and motivation to write about my life. I can say that I've been through many ups and downs and my life story seems to have inspired others to be...
    Liv4Life Liv4Life 18-21, F 7 hrs ago

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    I wanna find someone to runaway to. I know that running away won't solve any of my problems. And I know my inner issues will always be something I struggle with everyday but I...
    Robin1226 Robin1226 18-21, F 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    Life is infinite possibilities and eternal - no matter what you believe. It's just layer upon layer upon layer of potential. We are all divine beings. We are all the way and the...
    dolphinpoet dolphinpoet 36-40, F 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    and now I'm a bona-fide self-loathing anorexic. Thanks to society's overbearing pressure to look good, and a lifelong lack of physical compliments, I've dropped nearly 145lbs...
    CloseButNoGuitar CloseButNoGuitar 26-30, M 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    You know who you are, you're the one I lay in bed every night thinking about, the one I met online, and fell in love with. Your name is Dylan, we met on an app called hot or not...
    KoolKandon KoolKandon 13-15, M 12 hrs ago

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    When are they going to send me to battle Signed up to die. Why is that so hard to dooo? I want to take a bullet for someone, i want to push a kid out the way of a car, i want to...
    EBestest EBestest 18-21, M 11 hrs ago

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    Since I was very young its something I've always felt. I did grow up male and learned to appreciate all the good things of being a man, but that feeling of wanting to be a girl...
    Jess0190 Jess0190 18-21, T 2 Responses 1 hr ago

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