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I Want to Simplify My Life

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    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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    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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    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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    Honestly I just don't know anymore every time I try to be positive on life things just go bad again. Every since 7th grade things haven't been all that but things didn't really get...
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    So EP, despite many of my worrisome, anxious, and 'unhappy' posts, today was alright. It wad a happy day. I spent it with family and friends and I didn't feel so alone. Of course...
    Shoutittotheworld23 Shoutittotheworld23 26-30, M 1 Response Jun 27

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    I am 27 and have been addicted to opiates since 19 when I made the horrible choice of partaking in some "partying" almost 8 years later the party has turned to a hellish nightmare...
    Muffin77 Muffin77 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 9

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    I want to meet someone that understands why I do the things I do and what I want in life. Someone that encourages me to do all the things I've ever wanted to do, to be all the...
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    I never wanted my life to be like this. Feeling misunderstood,abandoned,forgotten, completley lost? When everyone lies and manipulates you until the end. No one truley cares and...
    miracle98 miracle98 13-15, F Jun 27

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    I don't know if this makes me a bad person. I have just been having this thought for awhile now and need to get it off my chest. A little bit about me first, I am completely...
    dania8470 dania8470 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 30

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    Yeah. basically thats all I want in life at the moment. and I have a shitload of ideas but I cant pick myself up and write the f***ing story.. I write poems all the time though...
    Mathiiisen93 Mathiiisen93 18-21, F Jul 14

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    I want my life to be like Moonrise Kingdom. I feel like it would be very entertaining
    Annapie Annapie 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 16

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    EasyOrange EasyOrange 18-21, F 1 Response 7 hrs ago

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    Lostnalone22 Lostnalone22 31-35, F 6 hrs ago

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    July 26. Owning Our Power. Don't you see? We do not have to be so victimized by life, by people, by situations, by work, by our friends, by our love relationships, by our family...
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    I guess I've been lucky my whole life... As for having what I need. I've got a place to live, a good paying job, two vehicles ( even though my truck is possessed) and food for the...
    Kindalosing Kindalosing 26-30, M 6 hrs ago

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    Do you ever feel like breaking down? Do you ever feel out of place? Like somehow you just don't belong And no one understands you Do you ever want to run away? Do you lock...
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    I want you to come talk to me because im too shy to talk to you. To break me out of my shell so I can do all the things you want me to. I want to stop seeing you in my dreams but...
    sickofbeingshy sickofbeingshy 22-25, F 26 mins ago

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    Over the course of my life I've only met one girl who I can say that I've actually fallen in love with. That ended badly and left me feeling empty. The summer of that year I met...
    TravTru TravTru 18-21, M 12 hrs ago

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    flowerloverxxv flowerloverxxv 22-25, F 5 hrs ago

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    realgungho realgungho 46-50, M 3 hrs ago

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    My life isn't perfect. I don't have many things other people take for granted. Some may say I deserve better, but I'm actually happy and comfortable with my life. I don't think...
    purly purly 36-40, F 2 Responses 7 hrs ago

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    Well, not life before the internet exactly, but I remember life before I had internet :) I only got internet and television when I was 12. Before that, the library was my best...
    Oasisdawn3 Oasisdawn3 18-21, F 3 Responses 3 hrs ago

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    Death!!!! What a dreadful wish!!! Life!!!! What a horrifying hope!!! Let’s tranquil each other, For only you and I know what calm is.
    Soossie Soossie 51-55, F 11 hrs ago

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    emmacla emmacla 18-21, F 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    joyfullady joyfullady 31-35, F 27 mins ago

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    lilygeorge12 lilygeorge12 22-25, F 10 hrs ago

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    Weareunited Weareunited 18-21, M 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    I took a DNA test to find out why no drugs work on me and land me with serious possibly life threatening side effects. I'm an ultra rapid metabolizer if CYP2D6 ( only 1-2% of the...
    Spadez87 Spadez87 26-30, M 3 hrs ago

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    My evil stepmom ruined my life since I was eight. She ensured I wasn't allowed to have friends or money. I was made to sit at home and study all day and never allowed to go...
    cooloften cooloften 31-35, M 1 hr ago

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