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I Want to Simplify My Life

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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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    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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    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 1 day ago

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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 3 days ago

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    I want and desire a lifelong partner who makes an effort to make our relationship work.
    MikeUK MikeUK 51-55 Jul 7

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

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    My birthdays almost here its July 30 i cant wait to be 17 but it mocks me in the face because it says hey my free time is almost up and i need to start doing better and start...
    PorkNugget PorkNugget 16-17, M Jul 21

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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 1 day ago

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    I've noticed you've gotta start with yourself then the rest will come.
    kamachulu kamachulu 22-25, M 1 day ago

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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 2 Responses 11 hrs ago

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    What life is.... This is the big complicated question that goes in my mind all the round. Why life takes so many exams and what will be the outcome of these exams. Nobody knows...
    Life26 Life26 26-30, F Jul 2

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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...
    SimplyAmazingx SimplyAmazingx 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 13

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    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...
    Andrew7kams Andrew7kams 18-21, M Jul 17

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    I am 31 and I remember being 9 years old and wanting to jump off this balcony. I think sometimes if I had did it then what would I have missed out on? Would all the good...
    whoateyourheart whoateyourheart 31-35, F 1 Response Jul 7

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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 1 day ago

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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 20 hrs 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 41-45, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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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...
    newgirl52 newgirl52 18-21, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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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 2 Responses 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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    Accounting & Bookkeeping Services Bookkeeping Services Payroll, accounts receivable & accounts payable, and preparation of financial statements are just some of the day to day...
    shexiamaechi shexiamaechi 22-25, F Jul 4

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    I've been married for 28 years. My children are grown up. My husband is out going, life and soul, hard working but I'm lost. I feel conditioned which is maybe my fault. I...
    simply44 simply44 51-55, F 17 hrs ago

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    Here we go, maybe I can think of 100 things. 1. I was born in Houston. 2. I have lived my whole life in the same small town of 1200 people. 3. I was put up for adoption at 3...
    Katrenn Katrenn 36-40, F 8 hrs ago

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    Hello EP one more story to tell you it has always been my life from bad to worse, I know what I did to deserve regrets life I just want is pity that nobody ever felt, I want to...
    ferrer95 ferrer95 18-21, F 5 hrs ago

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    I truly do want to be positive about my life. I envy people who are naturally positive and just have this amazing outlook on life! I want to be that person! It's A LOT OF WORK! I...
    hysgirl hysgirl 31-35, F 4 hrs ago

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    I feel like I'm wasting my life away. I can't find a job and I'm not starting school until September after a year. My life has been messed up the past year and I don't know how...
    cmdoran cmdoran 18-21, F 3 Responses 6 hrs ago

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    I believe people people come into our lives for a reason. Sometimes to make us feel better and lift our fallen and battered spirits. To bring and laughter. To make us realize that...
    brokenscarred brokenscarred 36-40, F 4 Responses 9 hrs ago

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    July 31. Letting Go of What We Want. "For those of us who have survived by controlling and surrendering, letting go may not come easily." —Beyond Codependency In recovery, we...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F 17 hrs ago

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    all my life i have wanted to raise a child the way they should be, loving them unconditionally and cradling them when they are sick i want to be there for them as they will be...
    lonelydancergirl lonelydancergirl 18-21, F 3 Responses 51 mins ago

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    I was in a real dark place last year. I was always in that place but last year I really thought of just disappearing from everything or welcoming death. Then something amazing...
    craiglovesyou craiglovesyou 31-35, M 16 hrs ago

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    People think a soul mate is your perfect fit, and that’s what everyone wants. But a true soul mate is a mirror, the person who shows you everything that is holding you back, the...
    edictivebeauty edictivebeauty 22-25, F 7 hrs ago

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    I don't know what to do next year. I know I should study at university next year. But what? I love psychology but I don't want to work in one place the whole time. Most people said...
    Firechidist Firechidist 18-21, F 6 hrs ago

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    This is the cluster of thoughts that go on in my head on a day to day basis. Feeling helpless, lost, alone, angry and bitter for so many different reasons. Hurt so very hurt for...
    JADawg JADawg 36-40, M 8 Responses 15 hrs ago

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    Wanted to know what should I do, I don't like to open my self generally but sometime whn I do I don't find anyone with whom I can.... Sometime you think There is nothing much...
    patkarsuyog89 patkarsuyog89 22-25, M 10 hrs ago

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    I have completely and confidently decided I want a divorce from my husband of 10 years. It hasn't always been bad times, but I've never really felt that true love feeling and I...
    raedavis raedavis 31-35, F 10 Responses 13 hrs ago

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    I know this is a frequent thing for most people, the needy feeling of wanting to get away. Well, I'm one of those people. I want an older guy to kidnap me and take me far away...
    AddyBear586 AddyBear586 16-17, F 7 hrs ago

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    The right one that is... I learned when I was married that there are advantages to the single life. When your single you aren't asked to do things that you don't want to do. One of...
    CVizion CVizion 46-50, M 2 hrs ago

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    (True story) There was this girl that hated her life because she did a lot of drugs and just hung out with the wrong people.But one day she decided she was going to kill herself.On...
    Pierce7891 Pierce7891 16-17, F 8 hrs ago

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    Live your life as if there were no tomorrow's. Life itself owes no nobody nothing, we are who we are. Don't drive on your past, let's try to learn from it. Live life with no...
    Maverick75 Maverick75 36-40, M 2 hrs ago

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    As I have got older I find myself increasingly willing to experiment with new sexual experiences. All of a sudden the riskier or more taboo the more I want to try it. Things that...
    Peeonme69 Peeonme69 46-50, F 2 Responses 5 hrs ago

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    But jerks wont let me. They lock me up. Or ban me. Or sedate me. Even when i try leavin city life for health. They prove to be out here trying to rule.
    converted converted 46-50, M 12 mins ago

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    Iam an indian. I will be twenty this next month, Im here because I want to find my love, someone who will make me laugh and make me fall for her. i have been through several...
    ScentedRoses ScentedRoses 18-21, F 11 hrs ago

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    I see people posting all these things about cutting, and hating life and giving up, and all that, and i hate it. Like how bad do people have to treat you for you to feel like this...
    Imsobored123 Imsobored123 18-21, M 17 hrs ago

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    So, today I went out to a bar, just to try my luck at meeting some women, and maybe in time it can become serious. But as usual, all it turned out to become was casual sex. I want...
    Jamiedotcom Jamiedotcom 22-25, M 2 Responses 8 hrs ago

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    Just because I'm here doesn't mean I'm looking for a fling. EP is for support and sharing, not hookups. Do that somewhere else. I'm not a dating service! If I tell you I'm not...
    TheWomanYouHate TheWomanYouHate 31-35, F 3 Responses 7 hrs ago

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