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I Wish I Could Be a Better Person

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    I Am On a Road to Self-improvement

    I am trying to be a better person. I want to be a better friend and a better person all-round. I would love to be more sociable, less shy, less avoidant of stressful situations, and more confident in myself and my abilities. I want to be able to communicate better with others. I...
    demonizd demonizd 31-35, M Feb 22, 2009

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    Honesty Is The Kinder Way............

    There is no point in telling things other than how you perceive them.  I think If people were more honest with each other life would be more straightforward. 
    pedanticone pedanticone 41-45, M Mar 30, 2011

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    I Wish That I Could Do More

    I really wish that I could do more for my fellow man. I would like to be a better person. That is now a goal of mine. I want to do more for my community. Especially for children. I will check to see if I can be a casa. I did that years ago. My heart goes out to children that...
    debysboys27 debysboys27 51-55, F 6 Responses May 6, 2009

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    I Wish

    I wish I were a better person. I really do. I wish I could say goodbye with a smile and tell you to 'Be Happy'. I wish that I could tell you I hope you find new joys daily and that you never feel the effects of a broken heart. I wish I could tell you that no matter what, you will...
    LadyBronte LadyBronte 46-50, F 8 Responses Mar 29, 2011

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    I Have Psychical Deseas

     I had a problems, i explain you, i get crisis every 3 or 5 years separated. This is similar than schizophrenia but it's not the same at all. My psychic doctor said me the real deseas is permanent with the real patients schizophrens. For me it's not the case. I take my...
    sadlifeman sadlifeman 31-35, M Feb 23, 2009

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    Related Experiences

    I'm so lonely and don't know what to do.. I just need a friend. Is that too much to wish? Everyone have left when I needed them, maybe I should chance myself and learn to be a...
    lostandalone98 lostandalone98 16-17, F 2 Responses 15 hrs ago

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    I am becoming a better person because of the things I've been through. I am learning you cannot fight fire with fire and the only way to a better life is thinking positive. Living...
    faithmonyai faithmonyai 16-17, F 2 days ago

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    I realize that I try so hard to do all these good things for myself. I try so hard to be better, understand more, learn new things, you know... just do anything and everything that...
    genuinelywise genuinelywise 18-21, F 2 days ago

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    Being the type to prove that i can be the better person, than ANYBODY could,would, or expect me to be. 🌹
    Richesss Richesss 16-17, F Jun 28

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    I'm not sure if this counts but I see that from what I have been through, it has made me a better person. Basically, since I was 5 years old my parents have been separated. My...
    edenfw edenfw 16-17, F 3 Responses Jun 29

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    it only takes just one person to change your whole life around (for the better), this can either be yourself, or a person who you cross paths in life, and inspired you to become a...
    Elizabeth1411 Elizabeth1411 16-17, F 2 days ago

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    I am 22 and although most have been through hell and back.. I have to. Right now I am a single mother of a 3 year old. Her dad chooses not to be involved, his loss not mine. She's...
    Natasha1128 Natasha1128 22-25, F 2 Responses Jun 25

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    I want to improve my character and start being a better person, being a better me. I want to learn lessons from experiences in my life and seek new heights. I want to improve my...
    WistfulSigh WistfulSigh 70+, F 2 Responses Jul 8

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    There is a man who has changed me in so many amazing ways. For the sake of this story, I shall name him Danny. When I met Danny a year and a smidge ago, I was this overly...
    ForeverIsOver ForeverIsOver 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 8

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    For every person that has taken me through heartache and pain,and disappointment I'm a better person because I now know what type of people to avoid now. I'm very thankful for that...
    strawberry38 strawberry38 36-40, F 2 Responses Jul 14

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    I flirted with this really cute boy at a party and he kissed me two different times! I just wish I was this out going when I wasn't a little buzzed!:(
    brigibear brigibear 16-17, F Jun 27

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    First, about friendships. I get too close to the people I like. I don't mind it. Just that I feel that it must become heavy for them. I want to not be a burden on them. I want to...
    FreeFallWall FreeFallWall 22-25, M 4 Responses 3 days ago

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    All of the hatred on here is really disappointing. Everytime I read on an experience there are people cutting you down. I hate that. If I don't agree with the post, I move on...
    Octobersage Octobersage 22-25 2 Responses a week ago

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    Totally agree to this. I feel like our experiences in life will make us better people. And hopefully someone will listen to me and take my advice for what I've been through. I'm...
    carebear1019 carebear1019 31-35, F Jun 29

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    When I was younger my older sisters bullied me! When I was in my late teens and 20's they would criticize me, judge me unjustly and report me to my very unrealistically...
    lagatta lagatta 41-45, F 4 Responses Jul 4

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    I am not who I am supposed to be in many ways. 15 pounds overweight. No muscle tone. No college degree. Dropped out. Dont speak good Spanish and my Chinese is almost nonexistant...
    Timanonymous Timanonymous 31-35, M 1 Response Jun 26

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    I'm not the person I truly want to be because petty things like anger and resentment get in the way.
    ChildOfWinter ChildOfWinter 26-30, F 3 Responses Jul 1

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    Well not a whole change, I want my testicles put inside my body and have a vagina added while I keep my penis... I know this isn't possible but I sure wish it was. And maybe size...
    str8CD str8CD 36-40, M 2 Responses Jul 15

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    when I was little my parents were very well not good parents I would cry and they would send me away to a hospital pump me full of meds then send me home. when I was 12 I was...
    Yungbug Yungbug 18-21, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    When I was sixteen (19 years ago), I had a bad car wreck. It was technically my fault. We rear ended a school bus. I was driving like any sixteen year old, checking the mirror...
    truthandbeauty truthandbeauty 36-40, F 2 Responses Jul 1

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    I'd been dating my ex boyfriend for almost 3 years and spent literally every moment together at his instance. I love him and did throughout the relationship but the last few months...
    milanoie milanoie 22-25, F Jul 11

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    I remember this time last year when I was getting ready to go working & traveling around Australia, lots of my friends were so excited & happy for me. Others haven't spoken to me...
    verityjay verityjay 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 16

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    hey all ! ... this is important and big. can i have a small time of yours, just little.. few minutes.. i sign up here around a year back to share my story with people and i did. i...
    heartless2 heartless2 22-25, M 3 days ago

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    hey all ! ... this is important and big. can i have a small time of yours, just little.. few minutes.. i sign up here around a year back to share my story with people and i did. i...
    heartless2 heartless2 22-25, M 3 days ago

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    Am soo hard on myself, that I cant even enjoy a spoon of ice cream without feeling guilty.. Or even sleep well, as i feel am wasting time.. Aaaahhhhhhh!!!
    sarang9009 sarang9009 26-30, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    .... Not so sure but I sure hell like to believe so .
    romi777 romi777 31-35, F 2 days ago

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    Stop going for the crumbs, When the cake is right in front of you
    palmtreespring91 palmtreespring91 22-25, M 2 days ago

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    I hate being jealous and being over reactive all the time. I just want to be able to be calm all the time.
    prettylittlemiss prettylittlemiss 13-15, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    We strive. We all strive, to get stronger and better, but at what point is enough? I feel like I reached my limit. The more I try the more the bad outweighs the good, the more...
    lon3lygam3r lon3lygam3r 26-30, M Jul 14

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    I changed my personality 3 times since I was born, cuz if I stayed the same I would've killed myself when I was 9. The first time i changed my personality was because of my...
    Kirakat14 Kirakat14 13-15, F 2 Responses Jul 5

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    I've always known I wasnt perfect. Never once claimed I was. I know ill always have room to improve my life and how I live this life. Learning to ignore negative people and their...
    badgirlbee badgirlbee 18-21, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I hate when your parents always say be the better person do the right thing step up to the plate but then when it comes to having a conflict with them you the child are the one who...
    tearsintime tearsintime 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    Looking back, I can't recall a time I did something I truly regret. Not anything serious, at least. (Skinny-dipping in November notwithstanding.) I have, miraculously, managed to...
    LipstickShield LipstickShield 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 12

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    To Jenni and others: I have been an EP member for a long time now and have met so many ...some amazing, some not so amazing. Several have really come to mean a lot to me...
    Whym Whym 36-40, F 6 Responses Jul 9

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    I wonder how many people really know, little things could have, and can make made a large difference in life. For example, what if my Dad never left Mom? I know him. He's a good...
    RoddyB7589 RoddyB7589 16-17, M 1 Response Jul 3

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    All my life (since I've been old enough to think about my faith and my walk with Jesus) I've had problems with being lukewarm. Lately, I feel I keep falling further and further...
    brittanys13 brittanys13 22-25, F 5 Responses Jul 16

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    I want to be a better Christian, so I can love others without even questioning it, or thinking about it. I've always judged people before I actually met them, and in certain I was...
    LoverofKids LoverofKids 18-21, F 4 Responses Jul 7

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    It's been an uphill climb but I really am making progress. I am a better person now than I was when I joined EP. I owe it all to my best friend in the whole world, the love of my...
    FriendlyBryan FriendlyBryan 41-45, M 2 days ago

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    If I were a tree, I would want to be a fruit tree. I would possibly bear apples or oranges... Or perhaps something more exotic such as a mango or coconut. It must be so peaceful to...
    alisemichelle alisemichelle 16-17, F 1 Response 6 hrs ago

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    When there are things that happened that you swear you never wanted...but your friends say you do. And did. And you beg them to trust your voice alone. But they refuse to believe...
    Levi1 Levi1 13-15, M 3 hrs ago

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    I feel pathetic and a waste of space I constantly have thought of wanting to be dead, but I go back and think of how selfish it would be to leave the people that actually care...
    rebekaj rebekaj 18-21, F 3 Responses 2 hrs ago

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    Please respond with authenticity, support, and respect </