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I Want to Start a New Life

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    But So Very Afraid - I think about it often... about taking the children and just going. It's not like there is a lot here for me but I guess more than I realize. I mean the X isn...
    mysplitpersonality mysplitpersonality 36-40, F 6 Responses Feb 3, 2008

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    What happened to me over the years? I mean a lot of years too. I don’t even know who I am anymore & I don’t like me either. I just woke up today & I was someone else. I...
    blueeyez1950 blueeyez1950 61-65 a week ago

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    Not That I'm Done With This One -  I think that I can maybe improve this one first rather than dump it and run away again, which is what I usually do.  So, improving what...
    dorobo dorobo 70+, M 9 Responses Nov 4, 2008

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    Sometimes I wish I could kill this person and start a new life with a new face, and new name
    LilRedFoxTail LilRedFoxTail 18-21, M Jan 17

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    Unpacking The Emotional Baggage - Part of starting a new life is cutting loose all of the things hanging out in your mind before. I was once told that depression is caused by...
    ShadowMonster ShadowMonster 22-25, F 4 Responses Apr 22, 2012

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    F@&$ Love. - You know what, f@&$ love. No seriously I mean it. Love f@&$ing sucks. I try and try to believe that things are going to better but things have gotten worse all around...
    gentlepanic gentlepanic 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 24, 2013

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    I have the chance to start over. For the most part. I'd be someplace I don't really know around people I don't really know, but do know. My life is kind of a mess, because I don't...
    AJlucky AJlucky 22-25, M Mar 24

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    My Eggshell Thank You. -     i shared "eggshells" and i never thought that so many people would come and share their own stories and offer kind words of advice and...
    chenadoll19 chenadoll19 22-25 8 Responses Nov 19, 2010

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    Best new year experience ever!!!
    sreelalsree sreelalsree 18-21, M 1 Response Dec 31, 2013

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    I'm fed up with my life now..I've lived on my own many years,my son lives abroad,i hate my job,i get let down a lot by friends. I just feel I want to move away and start all over...
    gypsy50 gypsy50 51-55, F 2 Responses Dec 24, 2013

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    Without The Mask Where You Hide,cant Find Your Self Lost In Your Lie - I cant even believe that I convinced my self to write this story.I know when you read it you will probably...
    loveisabitch loveisabitch 22-25, F 5 Responses Feb 3, 2011

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    I have always wanted to move away. My dream has always been to live on the coast, maybe a historic town where they've kept the architecture the same. Just pack my bags and go.
    SECgirl SECgirl 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 19

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    I wish this year ahead will be better than last year, that my dad recovery getting better, our father-son relationship tighter and we can trully talk together bcz I want 2 know...
    staticonveyor staticonveyor 22-25, M 2 Responses Dec 31, 2013

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    I Just Want It To Be Good Again - I just want to be a better person. I have tried so many times and time and time again ive failed, I want it to stop.
    YoucancallmeJuliet YoucancallmeJuliet 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 6, 2010

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    It's not easy. I started a new life. Changed everything. Lost so many people because of it. Lost a lot I cared about. And hurt a lot of people. I wasn't happy with my old life. Now...
    Anonymousboy777 Anonymousboy777 16-17, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I hate when people judge u it's just so mean
    Julieradchuk Julieradchuk 13-15, F Jan 23

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    Do Mothers Retire? - I enjoy life, I embrace every drop of the blood that courses through my person, not because I am special, but, becaue I am still here, I am a survivor. I've...
    hillbillycrone hillbillycrone 51-55, F 56 Responses Jul 21, 2011

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    I really want to start a new life, if i had the money I'd change my name and start over in a different country where no one would know me from a hole in the wall.. Im just tired of...
    TheWorldVsJ TheWorldVsJ 26-30, M 2 Responses Feb 18

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    Because My Life Is Destroyed - I don't know really where to begin.  My life has been in shambles since I was 18 and I don't see how its ever going to change.  There is no...
    wasigirl wasigirl 31-35, F 125 Responses Oct 20, 2010

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    Move - I move out from me and my last partner place of lived ^ ^ I leave in peace , move out from there mean I make a giant move in my life change the way I live, fighting to...
    staticonveyor staticonveyor 22-25, M 1 Response Oct 2, 2012

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    I have had a bad life in my opinion. I just want to move to Seattle and start brand new. I live in the east coast so it would be a big move.
    Iwant2b122 Iwant2b122 18-21, F 2 Responses Feb 12

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    Am I Selfish? - I want to start a new life away from my family and the place i grew up. And i plan on doing so. I love my family, I am grateful for them but i can't live with the...
    deleted deleted 26-30 5 Responses Feb 25, 2012

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    I want to leave my past (if possible), wake up from the nightmare I used to have and stand up and move forward to the next new chapter and be a great person. Happy new year guys...
    featherofhope featherofhope 13-15, F 2 Responses Dec 31, 2013

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    I'm Not Really Living.. I'm Just Here - I hate my life. I'm 22 years old, I have no job, no car, I'm always broke. I don't even have my license, I almost died in a car accident...
    sillyginger sillyginger 22-25, F 2 Responses Jun 10, 2011

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    Here Goes Nothing... - Six years ago, I was an overachiever, I was a bad-***, I was the go-get it type of girl. I saw everything as black or white, right or wrong, true or false. I...
    Ib3th Ib3th 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 8, 2013

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    Life Is One Long Journey - Ten years ago I began a journey! I got married, started a new job and built a home - all at once. I had goals and dreams. I was independent, strong and...
    unig unig 31-35 1 Response Nov 28, 2011

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    I wish I could move to another city, meet complete strangers and start my life all over. I could become a new me and never let the others find out about old me.
    daphiedoofie daphiedoofie 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 24

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    i dont really go nude anymore, i guess im just over it. it was a cool faze in my life but im ready to moove on. im gona make a new ep profile that wont include nudism. if you want...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Mar 30

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    i have made a million mistakes.. i feel lonely when im away from my friends and left out when im with them.. then dumb for missing them ive been in love with one person since i was...
    carlshasstarzz carlshasstarzz 18-21, F Dec 30, 2013

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    So... I have always been a really emocionally instable person, since I've had a very tough life, and it got so complicated that I felt dead inside almost for my whole life and even...
    Waiting4thesun Waiting4thesun 18-21, M 1 Response Dec 30, 2013

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    Just Going For It - In September of last year, my life did a complete turnaround. In my mind, although it was stressful at times, I had an amazing life with everything going for me...
    timburtonrox11 timburtonrox11 18-21, F 84 Responses May 10, 2011

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    A New Life? Or Running Away From The Old One? - I want to start a new life - a new country, a new job, a new boyfriend ... everything a fresh start. problem is, if i do this (and...
    NuttierThanPeanuts NuttierThanPeanuts 36-40, F 5 Responses Jan 6, 2012

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    Ok well first of all I'm a normal person. A mom of 3 and a nurse. I haven't had any mental health issues, I'm not crazy or overly impulsive however I'm constantly thinking about...
    anongrrrl anongrrrl 36-40, F 2 Responses Dec 27, 2013

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    I just want to follow my dream of starting a new life in America I want to experience the American dream I won't stop until I achieve that dream
    Dynamite500 Dynamite500 18-21, M Mar 3

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    I want to do what I was born to do .. There are so many drudgeries to a sinecure and I'm sick of them all ! When you're solely employed to make ends meet you may find yourself in...
    Anthony892 Anthony892 22-25 Mar 4

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    Addiction - There is a line from the song “Somebody That I Used To Know”* that I find particularly heart wrenching. It is “You can get addicted to a certain kind of sadness...
    Quintesse Quintesse 46-50, F 28 Responses May 9, 2013

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    I always say that if I ever win a lot of money, I'm going to move to Brooklyn or Canada. I don't want to start with a new name, or a new face. I just want to start fresh again. To...
    ashfaaqb ashfaaqb 18-21, M 1 Response Jan 18

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    It Will Begin - I will start a new life. The life I'm living now no longer suits me. The things I once enjoyed are beyond my reach. The people I once loved will be obligated to...
    Mello Mello 26-30, F 17 Responses Mar 15, 2008

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    Drowning In The Things I've Done - I want to Mulligan my entire life story. When I was 7 my father abandoned me, leaving me with an abusive, alcoholic mother. I was promiscuous in...
    cephaloscotti cephaloscotti 26-30, F 2 Responses Sep 30, 2011

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    I want to forget everything and everyone except my family. My past is bad. I don't want to remember my past because it's bad. I want to forget everything at the moment but the good...
    Abdulaziz94 Abdulaziz94 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 3

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    Life Is A Teacher ! - Life teaches us everything ! We have to put some effort to learn what life teaches us and face the world. The one who learn things quickly and be a...
    nissn nissn 18-21, M 3 Responses Oct 19, 2011

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    I Wonder What It Would Be Like?? - I recently had an appointment with one of the list of healthcare professionals that I see on a regular basis. I particularly dislike and feeo...
    libra604 libra604 26-30, M 7 Responses Feb 29, 2012

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    New Life - Ok this my first time at writing a story on here a real one so gonna give it a try Id like to start a new life cause my life has just been 1 big roller coaster i wasent...
    gordie1983 gordie1983 26-30, M 32 Responses Nov 7, 2012

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    I am starting a new life! I have moved abroad now, it's been my first 2 weeks, and tomorrow I'm starting my new job! I don't know anyone, and I live in a cottage with no tv (omg...
    josieo79 josieo79 31-35, F 5 Responses 1 day ago

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    Learn to appreciate all the day that God has given to you. Make the best out of it. Make it memorable as you can. Enjoy your day and avoid negative vibes 'coz it will ruin...
    ilovesakura ilovesakura 18-21, F Mar 6

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    “Life begins at the end of your comfort zone.”
    Statiq Statiq 31-35, M Mar 21

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    Honestly, I'm up to my neck In ****. I don't know who I am, I'm torn between two selves and I enjoy being one part and that's the part that my friends know me as- it's not a good...
    kxCobra kxCobra 18-21, F 1 Response 23 hrs ago

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    My past has brought me so many obstacles in my way, scars and a broken heart, but i want to leave that all behind.. Today, I want to be happy.. I want to go out there and prove...
    Cheesyboy Cheesyboy 18-21, M 2 Responses Dec 24, 2013

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    I dont want to. I am. I am starting new life. Past is past even if it's freaking yesterday. Hell with it. I have my family my mom siblings. A good job. I am enjoying it. Oh yeah i...
    chotajhakass chotajhakass 22-25, M 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    I'm On My Way.... - Funny I should see this group today, because I have had 3 people this week tell me that I seem happier and healthier than I have in years... one person today...
    02KnowMe 02KnowMe 41-45, F 11 Responses Sep 17, 2011

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    Eggshells - i am scared to start this. i am stuck in a "hush hush" family secret. and i am not allowed to speak about it. nobody to vent to, i dont ever want to see a therapist...
    chenadoll19 chenadoll19 22-25 184 Responses Nov 11, 2010

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    Life Goes On - To my friends that know me, and those that will.By me and my stories you know about the crises in my life.I think this has been the worst year of my life.I'm not...
    Waymor Waymor 46-50, M 11 Responses Nov 19, 2012