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I Was Supposed to Be Someone Else

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 53 People

    I Guess You Could Say I Was Supposed To Be A Lot Of Things

    but im still young and everybody makes mistakes young or old and I like who I am becoming just like a post said below Thanks for reading my story :)
    PRETTYGIRLHATESTHEWORLD PRETTYGIRLHATESTHEWORLD 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 9, 2011

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    What Happened to the Real Me?

    I had many ambitions and dreams when I was a teenager. I had planned on being a lawyer possibly or to be a big business manager somewhere. Those dreams faded when I became pregnant at the tender age of 16. Becoming a wife and mother at that age kind of changes your plans and...
    cinfullynn cinfullynn 46-50, F 8 Responses Feb 24, 2008

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    One Wrong Turn Of Many

    She was my most intense crush. We rode the same bus, sat toward the front, being outside the in groups, being stoners, disdaining current music. For those few years we talked every day on the bus, we had the same small circle of friends. But she was a year ahead of me, and I...
    rattleschains rattleschains 41-45, M Feb 14, 2013

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    But I Like Who I Am Becoming

    I was having a pretty good life up until nearly a decade ago. I'd fought my way through misery, had therapy for a few years, got back to work, built up my career and reached my ambitious goal. Life was great. And just when life is getting great, something bad happens. My partner...
    Perturbee Perturbee 46-50, F Oct 5, 2009

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    I would put myself in danger and yes die to save someone else . Isn't that what we are here for to help one another no matter what the cost .
    Wildman43055 Wildman43055 46-50, M 1 Response Jan 4

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    No matter the cost. No matter the risk. I'm willing to take it to save someone else.i don't care if I die trying, as long as the other can live on.
    DarkSecret62 DarkSecret62 18-21, M 1 Response Jan 5

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    if i want to someone else, i would like to be a total stranger in a foreign land where nobody knows who i am.
    absinthe79 absinthe79 22-25, M 1 Response Jan 6

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    Do you ever wonder if you touch someone's life and did not even realize it? I hope somewhere down the line I have made a difference in someones life. That something I have done was...
    roark62202 roark62202 31-35, F 3 Responses Jan 16

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    My 4 month affair ended suddenly when his wife discovered he had been chatting online with other people, mostly from Craigslist personals. I too found this out and confronted him...
    catsanddogs25 catsanddogs25 31-35, F Jan 13

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    I'm torn. I am going through a divorce that has been a long time coming and is for the best. I've been separated for 7 months and the D should be finalized in a couple of months...
    DrHowl DrHowl 51-55, M 2 Responses Jan 11

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    Heh, it's not that I'm in love... I'm a handsome guy, and women find me attractive in general. ...a year ago I madly fell in love with her and she had a boyfriend for maybe 7 years...
    dzordze dzordze 18-21, M Jan 11

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    when I was 19 i met a foreign man working in my country he was a 36 year old African American man,he is my definition of mr right,we were together "physically" for 3 months though...
    flava11 flava11 22-25 Jan 13

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    Sometimes I want to completely change my personality. I'm known as this shy, conservative, self conscious person, and recently, I've been wanting to change that. I want to be a...
    DevilDollie DevilDollie 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 3

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    It was when I was like 8 or 9 but I didn't mean to see it. I remember waking up in the morning and I was hungry do me and my sisters all got up and ran to my moms room to ask her...
    NaNaJene NaNaJene 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 11

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    Sad, but true. this happens a lot. I listen to these songs and in my head, another band comes to mind that would be good for a song. Clearly, in the song I posted here, the...
    secretme1970 secretme1970 41-45, F a week ago

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    What do you think to this dream/vision: She was in a school swimming pool doing a scuba lesson. She was last to get out due to problems with her air tank. She was getting changed...
    Sk8ergrl Sk8ergrl 31-35, F 3 days ago

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    First time was in Jr. High on a dare. After that i did it lots of times to prove I would.
    KillianR14 KillianR14 18-21, M Jan 4

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    I had a rough relationship for almost two years. The person I still love broke my heart and played with me until Karma hit her face. But now I'm trying hardest to move on from pain...
    MoshItUpPOTATOES MoshItUpPOTATOES 16-17, M Jan 14

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    Been there!! It's horrible!!!!!!!
    picklebobble picklebobble 46-50, M Jan 11

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    I loved him. But then I realized I loved him enough to let him be happy, even if it meant giving up mine😔
    ElissaAcosta ElissaAcosta 16-17, F 1 Response Jan 12

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    a smile cause of me is like a gift for me
    never0empty never0empty 18-21, M Jan 2

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    Before you ask, no, its not me in my pic.
    Meili24 Meili24 22-25, F Jan 4

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    You can be anyone you want on the internet, some people choose to be ******* dumb
    SairaE SairaE 16-17, F Jan 4

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    I don't care If I die, as long as the person I save is okay, I'm okay
    pyro7 pyro7 13-15, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Looking at celebrities and how they get to be rich and live their dreams makes me feel wretched, I don't wanna grow up and do something boring with my life
    lukesdeadpenguin lukesdeadpenguin 16-17, F 5 days ago

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    This begins 5 years ago. I met a girl 5 years ago and we became close. I was young &full of life. Overtime, we decided that we would marry and perhaps have a family one day. I...
    waqman1 waqman1 26-30, M 1 Response Jan 5

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    i met this guy last year, he courted me for a while, we got along real good, despite that it was like us against the world, my friends hated me and do not want to be friends with...
    faith1822 faith1822 18-21, F Jan 14

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    My sister Sarah, who is three years younger than I am, likes to blame other people for anything bad that she does. Usually my parents are too wise to buy into her lies, but once...
    HudsonValleyKid HudsonValleyKid 18-21, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    My sister just got out if jail and started talking about how she is going to get her life together and start being there for her daughter but two days after she got out of jail...
    HU4ever HU4ever 16-17, F 7 Responses Jan 17

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    A few months ago, I completely cut off my ex. We had a long and complicated history that involved a lot of emotional and verbal abuse. On his part, a lot of it was underhanded and...
    MDubs MDubs 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 14

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    74th post..Well you might have noticed I haven't been posting here in a while. I'm still around. The 20th passed and I'm still alive. Had a bad week struggling all week with the...
    rana3434 rana3434 36-40, F 1 Response Jan 22

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    So, to start this off I am 23 years old, will be 24 in 7 days. So my girlfriend of six years, who is also the mother of my 4 year old son recently left me after just over 6 years...
    ImJustAGuyThatsLost ImJustAGuyThatsLost 22-25, M 3 Responses a week ago

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    my friend Jamie is one of the coolest, and kindest girls I know. she's a very responsible person who runs her own successful pet-sitting business. back in 2012 or 2013, her...
    WeArePilots WeArePilots 18-21, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    It's strange. There are far too many ways that we get on each other's nerves. He's crazy. I'm serious. He's worried about being "cool"....I couldn't care less. I've been pretty...
    MercedesK MercedesK 22-25, F Jan 2

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    I have been divorced just three months,and finding it hard as it was my husband that ended it by meeting someone else ,we were separated but I thought trying to work things out but...
    janisanderson janisanderson 46-50, F 5 Responses Jan 9

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    You really messed me up, you know. I gave you everything I had and you just threw me away like a piece of trash. I really believed you loved me, but I'm pretty sure I was wrong...
    ThatOneWeirdGirl ThatOneWeirdGirl 18-21, F 8 Responses Dec 31, 2014

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    I want to share a true story with u all. Once my friend and i had planned to visit a nearby village during our school holidays. I must to tell u all that my friend is a very...
    RichardxParker RichardxParker 18-21, M 1 Response Jan 2

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    Tonight I feel so alone. Like everything I once had has been taken from me. My bff he never talks to me anymore. If he speaks to me its just to send him pictures of his new gf. I...
    WickedlilAngel WickedlilAngel 31-35, F 1 Response Jan 9

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    I know very few details about where I came from. I have always wondered who I really am. Even though I have parents who love me, I still have always felt a sense of being an...
    tornadowinds tornadowinds 46-50, F 15 Responses Jan 21

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    I was in a situation. It stressed me out for a long time, and put a lot of strain on the relationship. Eventually I deciced that I couldn't change his reaction, and there was no...
    GermanMilF GermanMilF 46-50, F 4 Responses Jan 6

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    I think I need therapy for this. My best friend betrayed me when I was 13. I want to shout TO THE WORLD what an incredible ***** she was. I'm not sure why I didn't. She stabbed...
    kisstherainn kisstherainn 22-25, F 3 Responses Jan 8

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    Sometimes I just don't understand. I never end up with the person I really like. Either there's always someone else or I'm just not good enough. But what about when someone leads...
    blackspikex blackspikex 18-21, F Jan 20

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    To my best friend: “Meeting you was fate, becoming your friend was a choice, but falling in love with you I had no control over.” - Unknown. I was with you one day, and it hit...
    PhilosophicalCoder13 PhilosophicalCoder13 16-17, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Okay so I met this person on the internet and we dated for 3 years and it was a long distance relationship. Well come to find out I wasn't dating a guy she was a transgender girl...
    shelbz960 shelbz960 18-21, F 9 Responses Dec 30, 2014

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    I use to talk to this kid I knew for a couple years now. We've been on and off since the beginning of October and he's been messing with my head. One day in crying over him and...
    Angelmariexo Angelmariexo 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 30, 2014

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    my mother killed herself Nov 24 2014. everything since then has been nothing but stress my wife had just left 5 days before that for deployment. my dad called me the morning it had...
    apache0214 apache0214 22-25, F 3 Responses Dec 31, 2014