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I Want to Start a New Life

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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 I'm starting a new one. It started great. But I've lost so much I'm questioning if it was a good idea...
    Anonymousboy777 Anonymousboy777 16-17, M 1 Response Apr 11

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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. I wanted to believe that Love was an achievable thing, but I'm starting to realize that it's not. Even a true...
    gentlepanic gentlepanic 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 24, 2013

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    “Some women choose to follow men

    and some women choose to follow their dreams. If you’re wondering which way to go, remember that your career will never wake up and tell you that it doesn’t love you anymore”- Lady Gaga
    april1814 april1814 22-25, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    sreelalsree sreelalsree 18-21, M 1 Response Dec 31, 2013

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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.
    Ddizaster Ddizaster 18-21, F 2 Responses Feb 12

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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 saying I was above it.I just never thought it would happen to me.My wife and her affair was I thought more than I...
    Waymor Waymor 46-50, M 11 Responses Nov 19, 2012

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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 ready to start my new life. A few days into the Honeymoon I had my first punch. This became a frequent part of married life. I...
    unig unig 31-35 1 Response Nov 28, 2011

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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 high school, and ruined the only good relationship I've ever had by ignoring him. I should have given him more attention, but I was too...
    cephaloscotti cephaloscotti 26-30, F 2 Responses Sep 30, 2011

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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 know what I really want from it, my life. I'd like to be happy and help people. But I'm not sure how. And the people I (don't) know...
    AJlucky AJlucky 22-25, M Mar 24

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    I wish I could so bad.

    Just pack up some things and leave without telling any1 I'm leaving.life just hurts and I want 2 start a new 1 a fresh 1 in another country live under a new name(already chosen 1)and live.who knows maybe I'll do it 1 day.
    fredlez2306 fredlez2306 13-15, M 1 Response Mar 15

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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'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 when I was 16 and my boyfriend at the time did die. Ever since then driving has really scared me, I've drove plenty of times but I am always so...
    sillyginger sillyginger 22-25, F 2 Responses Jun 10, 2011

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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!) and today finally I got internet :)
    josieo79 josieo79 31-35, F 5 Responses 5 days 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 everything. Always remember that with God, anything could happen. Let's be grateful and thankful for all the days that God has given to us...
    ilovesakura ilovesakura 18-21, F Mar 6

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    Statiq Statiq 31-35, M Mar 21

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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 focusing too much on yourself. That is probably true to an extent and a lot of people would be much happier if they stopped focusing so...
    ShadowMonster ShadowMonster 22-25, F 4 Responses Apr 22, 2012

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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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    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 change the way I was, and what I believed as my lifestyle now I feel born as a new person, welcome to my new...
    staticonveyor staticonveyor 22-25, M 1 Response Oct 2, 2012

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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 made it through so far, even though there are days that my sorrow over the loss of my child nearly kills me, and yet, I...
    hillbillycrone hillbillycrone 51-55, F 56 Responses Jul 21, 2011

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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 said that I look like I'm blossoming every day~ Wow.... what a road to get to this point!!! I never would've thought...
    02KnowMe 02KnowMe 41-45, F 11 Responses Sep 17, 2011

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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 find me immature,dissatisfying priggish brat.I already know that but I cant help my self because most of the time I feel that I'm living a lie and cant stand it anymore.Back...
    loveisabitch loveisabitch 22-25, F 5 Responses Feb 3, 2011

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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't my favorite or most trusted person but he's here if I really get into a bind and need them picked up or watched. And...
    mysplitpersonality mysplitpersonality 36-40, F 6 Responses Feb 3, 2008

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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 show myself that after all that I've been through I could still make it. But I'm not going to wait for luck. I want to make it happen. Maybe in a...
    ashfaaqb ashfaaqb 18-21, M 1 Response Jan 18

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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 pressure. I am still young but nearly 20, i don't have the money or the education. I have a good boyfriend, i plan...
    deleted deleted 26-30 5 Responses Feb 25, 2012

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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. I was in my third year of college, getting fantastic grades, lining things up to study abroad in Paris, working a job...
    timburtonrox11 timburtonrox11 18-21, F 84 Responses May 10, 2011

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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 I have is really like starting a new life, isn't it?
    dorobo dorobo 70+, M 9 Responses Nov 4, 2008

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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 more about my mom and her family and I hope I will get a chance to meet them, and I wish my realtionship with my brother getting healthy and...
    staticonveyor staticonveyor 22-25, M 2 Responses Dec 31, 2013

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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! May you have a great year ahead!:) P.s.: Happy new year for YOU:)
    featherofhope featherofhope 13-15, F 2 Responses Dec 31, 2013

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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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    Julieradchuk Julieradchuk 13-15, F Jan 23

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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 perfect in school i had epletic fits then i had a few girlfriends 1 done something really evil to me and it...
    gordie1983 gordie1983 26-30, M 32 Responses Nov 7, 2012

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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 was 19 and I had the world in my hands...or that´s what I thought. I had a nervous break down and lost everything about...
    Ib3th Ib3th 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 8, 2013

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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 obedient to the teacher( life ), will achieve things faster and greater. It took me 20 years to realise what life is about...
    nissn nissn 18-21, M 3 Responses Oct 19, 2011

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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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    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 everyone that, I'm not the little kid I used to be, I'm not the same person that everyone laughed at and step on.. Thanks to...
    Cheesyboy Cheesyboy 18-21, M 2 Responses Dec 24, 2013

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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 light at the end of the tunnel for me.  When I was 18 years old (young and dumb) I was convicted of a felony theft.  ...
    wasigirl wasigirl 31-35, F 125 Responses Oct 20, 2010

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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 turn their backs on me. The places I've been accustomed to have become foreign. A new life is in store for me. Me...
    Mello Mello 26-30, F 17 Responses Mar 15, 2008

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    This is my dream Just to leave everything

    behind and move Far far far away I want a new start New home New friends Just a chance to start over Clean slate
    dawn11235 dawn11235 13-15, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    My log, April 17, 2014 I am starting to give

    up.... I need to focus on myself.... I need to do things for me and stop looking, One day i will be happy, I don't know when, But one day..... Hopefully 😕
    Alexob13 Alexob13 18-21, M 2 Responses 3 days ago

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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 this life & want to start over eleswhere.
    TheWorldVsJ TheWorldVsJ 26-30, M 2 Responses Feb 18

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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 me to add you or keep you mmy email is stevenandgames@gmail.com, send me an email and ill send you a link to my new ep page...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Mar 30

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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 tried to commit suicide. So... This Christmas I got kicked from my house for stupid reasons, but since my parents divorced (finally) this year...
    Waiting4thesun Waiting4thesun 18-21, M 1 Response Dec 30, 2013

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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 i probably will do it), i wonder if it's purely starting a new life or is it running away from the old one? because i've done this before. many...
    NuttierThanPeanuts NuttierThanPeanuts 36-40, F 5 Responses Jan 6, 2012

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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 sincere care and compassion. i had a dream last night of a single ladybug, she came and sat upon my shoulder. i hear thats a...
    chenadoll19 chenadoll19 22-25 8 Responses Nov 19, 2010

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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 great apprehension about my visits with this person. It's not because I don't like her, or because I don't respect her credentials. She is...
    libra604 libra604 26-30, M 7 Responses Feb 29, 2012

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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…” It affected me because I think sometimes on an unconscious level we let ourselves submit to a specific...
    Quintesse Quintesse 46-50, F 28 Responses May 9, 2013

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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 old days. I want to be motivated and jump start my life. I want to achieve great things. I want to get into college. I want to...
    Abdulaziz94 Abdulaziz94 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 3

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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 because i dont want to be seen as someone broken and weak. i am stuck in a house that pretends that nothings wrong...
    chenadoll19 chenadoll19 22-25 184 Responses Nov 11, 2010

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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 am :D **** ya
    chotajhakass chotajhakass 22-25, M 2 Responses Apr 10

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    I don't want to live this life anymore.

    I don't even want to be me to a certain extent. I would love to change my name, leave all people I know behind (all but one), all my possessions, and I'd like to transition. Just drive across the country and experience as much as I can and positively influence people along the...
    HeyJuude HeyJuude 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 16

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    I want to delete the hurt ,

    the tears , the yelling , the screaming and my pass
    iammee13 iammee13 13-15, F 3 days ago

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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 listened to a song & something just snapped inside of me. After listening to that song, I remembered that use to be me, what happened to me...
    blueeyez1950 blueeyez1950 61-65 Apr 9

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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 an industry that is a far cry from who you are and what you're good at . And that's exactly where I find myself today .. I'm absolutely...
    Anthony892 Anthony892 22-25 Mar 4

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    I want to quit my work!

    I don't think if i am still growing. I am not happy with what i am doing. But i'm afraid to start all over again. What shall i do?
    april1814 april1814 22-25, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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      I would like to start a new life in

    another country. (I know which country it would be, too) Just pack my things and go. GO. Say goodbye to this all. Dig out the real 'me'. Live a little bit. Have fun. Be capricious. See another side... I'm not pretending it will be one long happy Hollywood highlights reel...
    Kathinka Kathinka 31-35 1 Response Mar 13

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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 part that I am proud of but it is me. But there's also another side that is good, so ******* good. I help people I'm kind to people, and...
    kxCobra kxCobra 18-21, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I love to help addicted people and their families to live a new life. I am living proof, that someone can change their life around to live a respectable, responsible, happy, joyous...
    ruledbyvenus ruledbyvenus 51-55, F Mar 27

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