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I Will Change My Life For the Better

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    Its Up to Me

    Feeling really down at the moment. been seperated from my wife for nearly a year and getting divorced. Worried about work horny, bored and lonely. drinking and smoking too much I have to stop this and start to love myself    
    Caygey Caygey 41-45, M Sep 30, 2009

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    2011

    2010 has been a hell of a year. No doubt it's been the hardest year my life has ever known. My personal struggles, my marriage failing, my journey of self discovery, my life in complete turmoil. I could never have predicted just how difficult 2010 would be. I'm ready to say...
    Lucidblue Lucidblue 36-40, F 6 Responses Dec 18, 2010

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    Its Up to Me

    Feeling really down at the moment. been seperated from my wife for nearly a year and getting divorced. Worried about work horny, bored and lonely. drinking and smoking too much I have to stop this and start to love myself    
    Caygey Caygey 41-45, M Sep 30, 2009

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    It's Daunting

    ...and overwhelming and really very scary, when you look at all the things you want to change and how to go about starting to change them. I'm a walking paradox. I go running yet I smoke, I am rock and roll yet feel so square and odd sometimes like I wouldn't know how to be...
    Schulz Schulz 31-35, F 3 Responses Sep 1, 2008

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    It's Been Rough

    But I am on my way.  This year was especially tough, but I survived through it. I am changing my life one step at a time.  Right out of high school I went to college and then dropped out after 1 year for a guy!  What was I thinking?  It has...
    J21883 J21883 26-30, F 1 Response Dec 26, 2008

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    In My Hands

    We all get a chance to take the wheel now and then, in our own lives. The key to success is to make sure you know where you want to end up. Nothing will fall into your lap from the heavens unless you reach for it. Just sayin.
    Whym Whym 36-40, F 2 Responses Nov 5, 2013

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    Changing

    Changing,I'm doing so,For the better,Gonna be happy,Jump up and down,Dance my life away.
    lazycrazybasket lazycrazybasket 46-50, M Nov 25, 2011

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    Its Up to Me

    Feeling really down at the moment. been seperated from my wife for nearly a year and getting divorced. Worried about work horny, bored and lonely. drinking and smoking too much I have to stop this and start to love myself    
    Caygey Caygey 41-45, M Sep 30, 2009

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    My Life Is Mine

    As I look back through to the days which have gone by in the course of this year 2011, I find myself in constant wonder, I look around and see the world with new opened eyes, as if I have seen the world through a curtain of smoke for the last 25 years, I was always wiser for my...
    oscura oscura 22-25, F 1 Response Dec 30, 2011

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    I Swear I'll Change For The Better And Here's Why:

    I need to change. I want to be better. Not just for myself, but for my friends and the community around me. At first I was even reluctant to even consider changing. This was because I was worried about what challenges I might run into. My view point changed a few weeks ago. I...
    MagneticRadiation MagneticRadiation 18-21, M 1 Response Sep 19, 2013

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    Related Experiences

    This post might be long but I do Hope some people read this. I'll try to make it as short as possible. keep in mind this is NoT a love story maybe it was intended to be once but I...
    rukesh3 rukesh3 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 16

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    I believe in... that two people can look at the exact same thing and see something totally different. I believe… that your life can be changed in a matter of hours by people who...
    PepperX PepperX 22-25, F Jul 10

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    Life Is Better with out Friends. They Can Not Hurt Me, When They Are Not There as I Need When I Hurt When I Bleed. They Can Not Hurt Me By Being Disappointed With... My Letting...
    imgreywlf imgreywlf 56-60, M 1 Response Jul 22

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    I believe people people come into our lives for a reason. Sometimes to make us feel better and lift our fallen and battered spirits. To bring and laughter. To make us realize that...
    brokenscarred brokenscarred 36-40, F 4 Responses 23 hrs ago

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    I was having problems with sleeping. I started sleeping 24 seven and couldn't stay awake. So my doctor put me on medication that wakes me up during the day. The problem is now I...
    Britt25 Britt25 41-45, F Jul 23

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    I think that if you're on Gods path people come into your life for a reason.
    gardengirl17 gardengirl17 22-25, F Jul 22

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    I have my share of personal problems. I've never denied its there. I have lost many "friends" because of it, or to put it differently, my "friends" showed their true self, and...
    Skywalker1979 Skywalker1979 31-35, M 3 days ago

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    Believe People Come Into Your Life For a Reason
    michigan11 michigan11 22-25, M 2 Responses 17 hrs ago

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    The Elder Scrolls Gold because the main currency to get things and upgrade instrumentality within the Elder Scrolls on-line. whereas it's still doable to create it through the net...
    buypoegold buypoegold 22-25, M Jul 1

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    Will Not Apologize For Who I Am
    michigan11 michigan11 22-25, M 4 days ago

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    June 13 2013, I was in a major car wreck and broke my back. I am recovering exeptionally well. However, since I was out of commission for such a long time I am way out of shape...
    justagirl4u justagirl4u 26-30, F 2 Responses Jul 6

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    Smoking cannabis for the past 10 years had costed me more than I had ever imagined. Despite this general idea that cannabis isn't as harmful as hard drugs are( which is still true...
    bishoman bishoman 31-35, M 1 Response Jul 3

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    My first boyfriend, first love of my life, first relationship with anyone turned into me becoming a military girlfriend. But it wasn't always like this, before my boyfriend told me...
    aliyacharles aliyacharles 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 9

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    It was the start of my freshman year. Deep into a depression, bipolar episodes, scars up and down my left wrist, suicidal thoughts screaming through my ears, sticking my finger...
    icecoldqueen613 icecoldqueen613 16-17, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Hy I'm so alone.i don't know who's can be change my life ....
    andyroy437 andyroy437 31-35, M Jul 15

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    About 12 years ago, I was at a really low point in my life. I decided I needed to do something different and after some inner soul searching, I realized that the one constant in my...
    Ressalg Ressalg 41-45, M 3 Responses Jul 20

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    I don't know if I'm ok with it. I've just always been alone so when I imagine my life in 10 years I see myself alone. I think even if I had a relationship it wouldn't last, I'm so...
    emmacla emmacla 18-21, F 4 days ago

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    My niece, Sarah is one of those people.I was so shocked when I got a call from my sister, Gemma's husband that she had arrived. On my birthday, none the less. And I was even more...
    superkitty17 superkitty17 31-35, F 11 Responses Jul 4

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    Maybe I will, maybe I won't. My goal is to write stories that help inspire people to believe in themselves. I hope to achieve that goal.
    Fortiplex Fortiplex 13-15, M 1 Response Jul 5

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    After 10 months of thinking I was in the best relationship of my life, one day my Sir ceased all communication with me. When I look back, it is sad to say that me thinking this...
    ASubsNeed ASubsNeed 41-45, F 5 Responses Jul 23

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    At times; people you have never met before, with whom you have no relation walk in your life unexpectedly for a short period, spend some quality time with you and then when its...
    hiddentears hiddentears 22-25, F 10 Responses Jul 24

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    When I was 24 I had an online relationship that was horrible. He snorted coke and sold it and lived 20 hours away. I went through it for a year and a half. Never meeting him. We...
    WhereIsTheLogic WhereIsTheLogic 31-35, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    Here's the thing x We walk through life hoping , hoping we will be rich , hoping we will meet the right one , hoping we could live forever , hoping for more ... But these are...
    LT167 LT167 31-35, F Jul 9

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    Breakdown Or Breakthrough: It's Your Choice I was processing these thoughts at the same time last year. I made my own choices and have moved on by embracing it for what it was...
    CandyxCane CandyxCane 36-40, F 3 Responses Jul 10

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    Everything Happens for a Reason (Part 2) On January 29, I met someone on EP that has become an integral part of my life (I’ll refer to him as “D”). We had many great...
    ASubsNeed ASubsNeed 41-45, F 14 Responses Jul 23

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    Ok so why would some one call me a deviant,degenerate,and a dirty old man and you naver have talk,t to me.ok ill take the dirty old man thing.but not the rest of it.and you block,t...
    mikephog mikephog 56-60, M 1 Response Jul 1

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    I believe it's how we treat our partners..it can turn out good or it will turn out bad..
    Raisa26 Raisa26 26-30, F 3 Responses Jul 8

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    And they exit for a reason. So don't chase after them. God has a better plan.
    KellsThr13 KellsThr13 13-15, F 9 Responses Jul 9

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    You may think this site is simply a gathering place for freaks and misfits, but that's far from true. I have met some intriguing people who have opened my eyes to a whole new world...
    livingasme livingasme 46-50, F 16 Responses Jul 17

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    I believe that each of us, that makes a stand knows deep down there is a price to pay for standing up for our beliefs. And when we pay the price, why then does the backlash seem...
    invisible2most invisible2most 51-55, F 2 Responses Jul 17

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    They either come in it to make it better or screw it up and than you learn from your mistakes.
    ashizz ashizz 22-25, F Jul 22

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    I was a lost girl. I was trying to find myself. That was until I met someone online last summer. We became really good friends, talked about life and played around. We promised...
    JumpingTomatoes JumpingTomatoes 16-17 7 Responses 4 days ago

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    Whether it be positive or negative, you meet people for a reason. Whether it be a life long relationship or just a mere, "hello".. We all have things to learn from others. I...
    EstherKay EstherKay 22-25 5 Responses 3 days ago

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    Everyone that comes into your life serves a purpose. You will learn something from them.
    RosieRose63 RosieRose63 46-50, F 4 Responses Jul 1

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    They say "True love never dies". I agree. When I met Michael 41 years ago, he had just been hired as my coworker. He was a pain in the ***. Brash and opinionated, full of...
    angsty angsty 61-65, F 5 Responses Jul 19

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    Oh no....have you heard about this??? what on earth we gonna do???? no .... You cant... Can you?? oh... okay.... ill just wait here then .... till it comes back on.... *taps...
    marklovescoffee marklovescoffee 46-50, M 1 Response Jul 10

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    I think so too I met this girl two days ago beautiful but she has been hurt and she came into my life and i felt a connection but I guess she is just to scared to but she came into...
    DBsw1990 DBsw1990 22-25, M 2 Responses Jul 16

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    One night I was woke up in the midnight because of nightmare, then I couldn't go back to sleep so I came here. Suddenly someone message me and said "Please smile, you will be fine...
    CloversMoon CloversMoon 22-25, F 3 Responses Jul 20