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I Want to Start My Life Over

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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 of us.I now also know that I wouldn't change all my in between years. There have been times life wasn't a bowl of raspberries...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Sep 24, 2012

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    And when I get through some of these medical

    issues I have - I am going to. I want to go back to school. I am scared as I have not been in school since I was 17. I used to think it was impossible, but lately I look around at others who have done it and think that I can do it too. I want to make a better life for my...
    DaisyMe1975 DaisyMe1975 36-40, F Jul 13, 2014

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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 myself from day to day, each one a dreadful slog. Up to now I haven't had to deal with this kind of stress, and to make things...
    WaitDidIDoThat WaitDidIDoThat 18-21 2 Responses Apr 1, 2013

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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 progress is always hindered and its like karma is telling me to kiss her ***, funny thing is i am always nice and kind to people, sometimes...
    jninethou jninethou 26-30, M 1 Response Jun 5, 2013

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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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    *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 grades in college (English Lit.), held a good position there as an RA and English tutor. I was 21 at the time, and I held a...
    Rickyhgn Rickyhgn 26-30, M 1 Response Feb 17, 2014

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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. "what dust we dote on." I used to say this like it defined me. I do. I dote on dust. Today, my friend said, "You are an...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Feb 9, 2012

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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 nice little apartment, 2 great kids, a wonderful boyfriend and we both had well paying jobs. A year ago I gave birth to my 3rd...
    somethingsgot2give somethingsgot2give 22-25 Sep 11, 2010

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    I want to go back in time

    and change everything. I've dropped out, I've ****** up my life, I've let depression get me, I've ruined everything. I want to go back and start over, I want to do this differently. It started a few years ago when my mom died. I was 11 at that time, and when I turned 12, I...
    Darkthoughtsallover Darkthoughtsallover 16-17, F Oct 25, 2014

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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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    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 unfortunately this went on all the way to 7th grade. I remember everything like it was yesterday, I would be the one crying because no one would...
    PrinceOblivion PrinceOblivion 16-17, M 1 Response Apr 11, 2011

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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 not going anywhere in life. I have been in the aviation field for the past 3 years and it is going nowhere fast, and I...
    proximacentauri proximacentauri 22-25, M 4 Responses Aug 26, 2010

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    Luckily, I will be able to,

    to some extent... Memories, a lot of online stuff, my age and my family won't be restarted (even though I really want a lot of memories gone) but mostly everything else will be written over... What I want with my memories is complicated, I want to remember the pain but not what...
    IceMareen IceMareen 13-15, F Jul 1

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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 mortification. I wish there was some place i could go to get a fresh start. To be introduced to a new society and to become...
    noahark543 noahark543 13-15, M 1 Response May 30, 2012

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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 over. Freshman and sophomore year I did nothing with my life. Just came to campus, went to class, went home. In my free time...
    miamissing miamissing 22-25, M 1 Response Apr 15, 2013

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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 parents think of me? My house has lost a lot of value thanks to the recession. My car is old. Really though, its all just...
    Oceangirl1966 Oceangirl1966 41-45 3 Responses Dec 13, 2010

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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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    ...

    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 our front lawn, im sick of my computer, my country, my car everything. I wish i had a reset button, And...
    username13 username13 26-30, M 3 Responses May 16, 2009

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    Right now I'm seriously contemplating just

    picking up and leaving to either another state or another country. The way I'm headed right now, I'll be at a dead end job for the rest of my life and be bored and depressed with my life. I don't want that. It's really difficult for me right now because my family (who is great...
    modernmuse modernmuse 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 21, 2014

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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’ part of town, but it’s beginning to hold a special place for me. Although I’m here for work, I tend to take little...
    RisenFromAshes RisenFromAshes 36-40, M 1 Response May 18, 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 singing. I was becoming pressured with homework etc. It was just... frustrating. I didnt want to do anything. I just...
    AnnaSavvy AnnaSavvy 13-15, F 1 Response Oct 22, 2012

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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 get all my dental work done and once i get my SSI im gonna get my teeth reconstructed ,  finish getting my paps done .  quit smoking...
    starstruck2xtrme starstruck2xtrme 26-30, F Aug 22, 2007

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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 over My life. Should Briefing true, financial help and a lot of love. Can you help us build our new home, a better life...
    alona1011 alona1011 41-45 3 Responses Oct 26, 2012

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    I wanna start life over I wish my parents would

    never got to see me in cuffs I also wish I never. Got pregante so early. In age I wanna start life again I jus wish I wasn't so stupid.
    babyskyx3 babyskyx3 16-17, F Jul 14, 2014

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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 ones, I have been wrong. I am not happy. No matter how hard I try, I cannot seem to find any happiness. If I'm lucky, there's...
    Oso41412 Oso41412 41-45, F Nov 5, 2012

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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 he could keep it for himself and his family and he told us to screw ourselfs. Right now 2 of my brothers tell...
    JASimpson JASimpson 26-30 Jan 5, 2009

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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 because it messed his life up completely. I sometimes with I could do over when I quit school my sophomore 2nd semester and...
    ascs ascs 22-25, F 4 Responses May 16, 2009

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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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    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 times and tried to find suitable work. Unable to obtain steady work, I lost all my possessions and money. Had to file bankruptcy and...
    jdm06025 jdm06025 41-45 4 Responses Jan 2, 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 for their affection. And all I want to do is make them happy. But I know how trapped this has made me. I majored in a major they...
    mela4178 mela4178 22-25 1 Response Sep 1, 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 everything ive done and dint do in the past. thankful for the days i have the house to myself to let go which is few and far...
    afrost123 afrost123 36-40, F Mar 21, 2011

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    I wish I could run away from life right now,

    I have had enough of my unhappy marriage and job that is working me to death! It's time for change...
    Southerncharm67 Southerncharm67 46-50, F 1 Response Aug 6

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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 out of trouble. They still put me in this cage and they plan on keeping me here for the rest of my life. Right...
    JASimpson JASimpson 26-30 2 Responses Jan 5, 2009

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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 cope with these feelings however as someone whow is kind of more creative minded and a vegetarian etc etc I feel that I need to be...
    wbartels5 wbartels5 36-40 2 Responses Nov 28, 2010

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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 knew. Moved to a new area and started over with nothing. It's not all a picnic, but overall its great. I've...
    FunBiUs FunBiUs 41-45 4 Responses Oct 4, 2011

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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 every opportunity that most people would die for. I always breezed through high school and was an exceptional athlete and your...
    Lelandslife Lelandslife 31-35 Feb 24, 2012

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    My friends are OK were not as close as others. The guys I like to hang around,I'm not that close with but I do love being around them. They hang out together and are super close...
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    I had a premonition today. I was walking my dog. and I thought of how I like life to be easy. but all the time. I thought how I may never leave up to the standards of our society...
    ItsRissa88 ItsRissa88 26-30, F 3 Responses 4 hrs ago

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    Well I have made the decision to change my life path and have taken the fist step towards financial freedom. I have been educating myself through books and the internet for the...
    mysteryjourney mysteryjourney 36-40, M 6 hrs ago

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    i just wanna find someone who can runaway with me and start a new life somewhere else
    Amberpayne1717 Amberpayne1717 16-17, F 5 Responses 6 hrs ago

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    Being suicidal since the age 11, over stupid reasons; I'm guessing depression... The many times in the past I've had a knife to my heart or the had pills in my mouth, I realized...
    SadlySafe SadlySafe 13-15 1 Response 6 hrs ago

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    by modern day standards i'm not that old a guy. last year in january i had to give up motorcycling which i had done my whole life. same time i was diagnosed with cancer for the...
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