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I Want to Start My Life Over

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    I Want To Be Happy!!! - I am a woman with a daughter at the age of 12 I could not be happier in my life. Yes, I'm talented, I learned, and I'm a good mother. Today I want to start...
    alona1011 alona1011 41-45 3 Responses Oct 26, 2012

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    Desparately Seeking a New Life - I am 45 years old. About 3 years ago my companion of 20 years (my first) passed away unexpectedly around christmas. I have tried to go on. Moved 4...
    jdm06025 jdm06025 41-45 4 Responses Jan 2, 2009

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    Caught Up Against A Wall - Recently I started college, and that was when I found out I was definitely not ready. I found myself losing interest in my courses, almost having to drag...
    WaitDidIDoThat WaitDidIDoThat 18-21 2 Responses Apr 1, 2013

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    Know Myself... - I want to start a new chapter in life. I had failed at everything. I was really depressed. I was failng my grades. Worrying about my body image. I stopped...
    AnnaSavvy AnnaSavvy 13-15, F Oct 22, 2012

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    Starting Over - i am trying to start over we  have a daughter we are engaged again, trying to forget my past and go on its so hard at times i just break down and cry over...
    afrost123 afrost123 36-40, F Mar 21, 2011

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    I just want to rewind, and start again,
    yellowfeelings yellowfeelings 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 29

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    I Did It All Wrong - Now that I'm about to graduate college, I look back on it and realize that I did it all wrong. I wish more than anything in the world that I could start it...
    miamissing miamissing 22-25, M 1 Response Apr 15, 2013

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    In Career Health, Mental Spiritual Physical -  im going to work towards taking a  wrestling course . and start  working towards a nutritionist degree , Im going to...
    starstruck2xtrme starstruck2xtrme 26-30, F Aug 22, 2007

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    JantonS - My money has been taken away from me because I had an axcadent the could of landed me in prison that's why I'm glad my parents have 1 ounce of decensy in them to get me...
    JASimpson JASimpson 26-30 2 Responses Jan 5, 2009

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    I Need To Leave!!! - I have lived here my whole life. I am 25 now, I have not finished my school, I am at a dead end job, some of my friends are leaving, and my best friends are...
    proximacentauri proximacentauri 22-25, M 4 Responses Aug 26, 2010

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    Want To Leave But Can't - As I quickly approach my 26th birthday I can't help but wonder how my life got so terribly off track. Four years ago I had everything I wanted. I had a...
    somethingsgot2give somethingsgot2give 22-25 Sep 11, 2010

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    ... - Sick of every detail that my life/reality consists of. Im sick of the people in my life, im sick of the house i live in, im sick of my job, im sick of the grass that grows on...
    username13 username13 22-25, M 3 Responses May 16, 2009

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    *sigh* I am 25 years old as of a week ago, and I have heard it called a quarter life crisis, but I'm just so depressed and overwhelmed at where I find myself. I used to make good...
    Rickyhgn Rickyhgn 22-25, M Feb 17

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    I Want To Start My Life Over - Well, I hope this is not too long winded.I live in the midwest and every single day I hate it here and wish I was somewhere else. I have tried to...
    wbartels5 wbartels5 36-40 2 Responses Nov 28, 2010

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    Do Over In Life?? - Don't you wish you can just have a do over in life? Like that movie Click. He messed up by making his life go way fast..and then he wanted a do over...
    ascs ascs 22-25, F 4 Responses May 16, 2009

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    I Need To Live For Myself - Lately, everything I've been doing just turns up sour. I constantly do what my parents have told me to do, its due to the fact that I've been working...
    mela4178 mela4178 22-25 1 Response Sep 1, 2012

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    I Know I Am Not Where I Belong - I have no idea what I'm doing. I keep looking at my hands, like they did this, like I manually created this life from something tangible like dust...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Feb 9, 2012

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    ...To Get Away - There’s an area of town I have to go to regularly for work, down by the river and close to the airport. It’s not a particular ‘nice’ or ‘beautiful...
    amodelcitizen amodelcitizen 36-40, M 2 Responses May 18, 2013

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    Fresh Start - I wish i culd just start my life over again. I may not have a really hard life but the thing is ive made so many mistakes they just cripple me with pain and...
    noahark543 noahark543 13-15, M 1 Response May 30, 2012

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    Not From The Beginning - I want to start my life from now.I had a beautiful childhood. Happy and carefree, I was raised in a loving family.We are still a loving family, just fewer...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Sep 24, 2012

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    Where Do I Go From Here? - I was born on Feb. 8th, 1979 in Muncie, IN which is a dying town of 70,000 souls. I am an only child from an upper-middle class family. I was afforded...
    Lelandslife Lelandslife 31-35 Feb 24, 2012

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    Where Can I Go?? - I need a fresh start and I don't want to do it where I'm at. Any suggestions of places I can live for cheap that have a downtown feel like Boston??
    453highland 453highland 31-35 1 Response Nov 3, 2011

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    I Did - Last year I left an unsatisfactory, emotionally draining marriage. After 20+ years all of "our" friends were common friends. I left the house, friends, community, all I...
    FunBiUs FunBiUs 41-45 4 Responses Oct 4, 2011

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    If Only It Were Possible - I know that I've done it all wrong. I've had choices in front of me & I have chosen wrong. Not every choice was wrong but the big ones, the life changing...
    Oso41412 Oso41412 41-45, F Nov 5, 2012

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    I Keep On Failing To Start Over - i keep on failing to start over, every time i clean up my act something bad always happens and i end being where i was before, its like my...
    jninethou jninethou 26-30, M 1 Response Jun 5, 2013

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    JantonS - When my fother passed away my 2 brothers physicly made death threats to my big brother because my big brother was trying to take all of our fothers stuff away from us so...
    JASimpson JASimpson 26-30 Jan 5, 2009

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    What People Really Think Of Me. - I remember when I was little, about 5, I would always be the spoiled one. I would always be the snitch, and always be the cry-baby. And...
    PrinceOblivion PrinceOblivion 16-17, M 1 Response Apr 11, 2011

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    New Page... - Can somebody help me with my plan to begin a new page in my life? my plan is to go to Australia, and work there, live, and be happy.
    itisme007 itisme007 22-25 1 Response Mar 21, 2011

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    Sometimes It's All I Think About - Sometimes starting my life over is all I think about. I constantly think 'what would my life be like right now if I did this differently, or this...
    dominatedgirl dominatedgirl 18-21, F 12 Responses Dec 25, 2010

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    Nice Thought - I wish I could relive the same travel paths in life, correcting the errors.
    albatross albatross 36-40, M 3 Responses Mar 6, 2011

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    I Think I Have A Plan - I have long wanted to just chuck it all here and start over in a new city. I've always had a reason that I couldn't. I'm married, I have kids, what would my...
    Oceangirl1966 Oceangirl1966 41-45 3 Responses Dec 13, 2010

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    This Would Be Great - Start from scratch. Forget all the people who did nothing but bring you down. Find new friends. Meet new people. Have a new identity. That would be nice.
    anschel anschel 22-25, F 9 Responses Jan 6, 2009

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    i did it, i opened my eyes and kicked dopey to the curb. one fateful day at work he pulled the most shadiest move possible. not only he ignored my texts but he also avoided seeing...
    Lilcrazyducky93 Lilcrazyducky93 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 5

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    I fell in love with my best friend, now all I want to do is get over him. But I'm only breaking my heart in the process
    XoAmber XoAmber 18-21, F Mar 25

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    I don't even care if this person or thing is a subject of my love and affection, or just a genuine and close friendship. I don't care if people on the outside can look in and see...
    TheAdventurist TheAdventurist 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 20

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    Okay. This is going to be a long post. I'm suffering and still grieving 2 months on. Everyone has relationship problems right? Everyone has times in their relationship where they...
    sophiejade92xo sophiejade92xo 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 28

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    I love this guy who says he loves me too but he never calls and never messages me and I never see him. I cry everyday about it and I want to do is forget him so badly!!! Its eating...
    cometoties cometoties 16-17 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    It sucks when you're ignored by the person whose attention is the only thing you want in the world. Ever since this girl first walked into our school, I couldn’t take my eyes...
    elugo123456789 elugo123456789 18-21, M Apr 2

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    It sucks when you're ignored by the person whose attention is the only thing you want in the world. Ever since this girl first walked into our school, I couldn’t take my eyes...
    elugo123456789 elugo123456789 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 2

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    It sucks when you're ignored by the person whose attention is the only thing you want in the world. Ever since this girl first walked into our school, I couldn’t take my eyes...
    elugo123456789 elugo123456789 18-21, M Apr 2

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    It sucks when you're ignored by the person whose attention is the only thing you want in the world. Ever since this girl first walked into our school, I couldn’t take my eyes...
    elugo123456789 elugo123456789 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 2

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    Man to be honest this was in tenth grade never met this girl in my life, never had spoken to her, never you bother to introduce myself and I had her for my bio class. It wasn't...
    Colpaige Colpaige 16-17, M 1 day ago

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    1. You were purposefully made with the divine Love and Intention of God. Whether or not you believe is irrelevant, you are Loved. 2. Mistakes are intentional and necessary to...
    OnlyLoveKeepsTrying OnlyLoveKeepsTrying 31-35, F 2 Responses Mar 24

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    Hello EP, I have no imagination, I've lost all my inspiration which I'm not sure I had any to begin with, I seek adventure, I want to be spontaneous, I want to feel beautiful...
    MJack1234 MJack1234 18-21, F Mar 31

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    I joined this group because, i really wanted to go back and start my life over completely and be a different person than I am today, but I realized now that I like the man I am...
    addictedtoweightlifting addictedtoweightlifting 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 20

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    Because of laws, I cannot do what I dream to do. I cannot be free. For the next 2 1/2 years, I'm stuck. I cannot be my own person until then. I want to change my life. I want to...
    ForeverIsOver ForeverIsOver 13-15, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    These are songs I love from TV series and movies made from TV series I watched or watch. 1. My Sweet Time by Alexz Johnson - Instant Star 2. White Lines by Alexz Johnson - Instant...
    blossomingbeauti blossomingbeauti 36-40, F 2 days ago

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    I would love to move away from everything and start an entire new life in an entirely new place, but I don't think I have the guts to do it. I would absolutely love to leave the...
    IamMorbid IamMorbid 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 22

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    I once was lost... Eventually, I felt all hope was gone, when all that remained of me was a hollow shell with no joy, no purpose or reason to go on. In desparation, I cried out to...
    TexasJuneBug TexasJuneBug 31-35, F 2 Responses Mar 25

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    I am a newbie. I read a few of these posts. No offense to the young people out there, but I am 45. I have had a stable work history bcz I just stay even if I'm not happy. Jobs are...
    staycalm7 staycalm7 41-45, F 3 Responses Mar 27

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    See, I want one, then I don't because I'm too selfish. Like, I need an ETA on how long I'm going to have to watch a baby. Or anything for that matter. I'm fairly impatient and...
    CharleeLuv CharleeLuv 18-21, F 4 Responses Apr 7