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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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    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 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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    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 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 constantly try and reach to be better. More understanding, more patient, more giving, more thoughtful, in every aspect of life I try and be a better person in general always work...
    Atromitos Atromitos 31-35 3 hrs ago

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    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 3 Responses 3 days 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 5 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 6 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 5 days ago

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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...
    SheAlwaysBelieved SheAlwaysBelieved 18-21, 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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    My boyfriend and I had been together since our freshman year of High School until this summer, the summer before senior year. We'd been together for two and a half years. In...
    fantasizingrealist fantasizingrealist 16-17, F 2 days ago

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    I wanna be a better person by being more outgoing and not being so shy. I want to be able to be social and talk to people without a problem. I want to be closer to God and follow...
    ShyProdigy ShyProdigy 13-15, M 1 Response 15 hrs ago

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    I always want to be better than the previous day.
    Reallifeperson Reallifeperson 22-25, M 3 hrs ago

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    You know I really want to change for the better. Lately, I've been thinking if only I could turned back the time I could go back to my past self and ask him to stop playing...
    therunnerkidinside therunnerkidinside 26-30, M 5 Responses 1 day ago

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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 a week 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 Jul 17

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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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    How can one be better with anxiety and heart palpitations? I want to get healthy and strong for my kids. Can this be stress? Is working out the way to go?
    iaboswell iaboswell 41-45, M 3 Responses 15 hrs ago

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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 6 days ago

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    yeah!would be gratifying to help people out with the fruits of my toil in any manner so that could get the much needed succor int their lives...
    romell romell 36-40, M 15 hrs ago

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    Sometimes I get so depressed that I can't even get out of bed in the morning. I feel so worthless for not having anyone and it eats away at me. I just wanna be happy and confident...
    gabriellaxx gabriellaxx 18-21, F 6 Responses 3 hrs 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 6 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 6 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!!!
    RabbitPaws RabbitPaws 26-30, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    .... Not so sure but I sure hell like to believe so .
    romi777 romi777 31-35, F 5 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 5 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 5 days ago

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    By forgiving. Forgiving is like letting someone put you through hell but let them get away. I need to learn how to forgive; honestly.
    AcousticLover AcousticLover 16-17, F 5 Responses 2 days ago

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    I have done things i regret...i have cut myself since 8th grade, i let my grades slip so bad, and ive made poor decisions all around. I want to change....just need a little push...
    Haylzz1996 Haylzz1996 16-17, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    I need to stop procrastinating. I've had 6 weeks to do all of my summer homework, and yet I've barely gotten any of it done. I only have two weeks left until school starts, and I'm...
    therealjeric therealjeric 16-17, M 3 Responses 1 day 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 Jul 18

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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 1 Response Jul 19

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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 7 Responses Jul 9

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