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I Wish Things Were Better

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    The Grass Is Greener

    People always tell me that I need to let things be and not try to make them better because in the end that doesn't matter. The grass is always greener where people don't get meaner. I know I tend to make matters worse it seems like a terrible curse. I wish I could change so many...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Mar 26, 2012

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    Life Falling Apart..

    Well I am almost 22 and yes I should be graduating college because I have been in college for 4 years now!! yay!! But I'm not... nay!!! because I have been helping my parents out in their problems, I have not been able to focus on myself. many times I think it would be a lot...
    PinkMargarita PinkMargarita 22-25, F 1 Response Dec 25, 2011

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    Faded

    I wish things were better not just for me but for everyone, everywhere I look and everyone I talk to seem to be going through some unnecessary suffering, another week passes and I'm filled with more disappointment and hurt, when will things start looking up? I sit and think...
    drkiris drkiris 26-30, F 4 Responses Feb 19, 2010

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    I Want Some Good Things To Happen Now!

    I have had to deal with a lot of stressful situations lately. I am worried about my grandmother because she had to go to a cancer doctor/hematologist yesterday and now we have to wait two weeks to find out what is wrong with her blood. Our car is on its last legs. we are...
    karaokequeen35 karaokequeen35 36-40, F Aug 23, 2012

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    Cause And Effect

    You abandoned me so I dont trust anymore. They verbally/emotionally abuse me so I think bad things of myself. They physically abused me so I learn to hate an be mean, also learned unending fear an self hate...im worthless thats why they beat me down everyday. They never showed...
    AquilaAqua AquilaAqua 13-15, M 1 Response Apr 28, 2013

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    Only If

    Only if,Life was better,this'd be a better place,I'd be happier,What a difference it would make.
    kinkyfetishes kinkyfetishes 46-50 Aug 20, 2011

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    If I Had A Wish

    If I had a wish,Things would be better,I'd have a life,That's worth the livin',What a life,That'd be.Couldn't resist writing this - that's how my life used to be before it changed for the better.
    lazycrazybasket lazycrazybasket 46-50, M 1 Response Feb 15, 2012

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    Middle Of A Burning Bridge

    I have a crappy life. It started with a small problem with my best friend, she now thinks she can bully me just because I moved so I'm no longer her neighbor. Wasn't my choice to move! So the problem grew, I never forgave her. Other people joined in so I have few friends. I...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Mar 16, 2012

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    Good Days... Bad Days...

    i just wish today was one of those good days or better days... just not a bad day or a terribly, terribly bad day..... to make matters worst,  my system isn't cooperating with me,  my acidity level seems like it's at it's worst and i just feel ohhhhhhhhhhh so not well...
    mica62 mica62 46-50, F Mar 11, 2008

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    Related Experiences

    I wish I wasn't so shy. I wish I could stop relying so heavily on someone else's opinion. I want to let go of everyone's misconceptions of me. No ones opinions about me should...
    Savone52798 Savone52798 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 9

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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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    Because of my skin, I am hated Because of my muscles, I am feared Because of my vernacular, I am weird. But what about the real me? Why must I fit a stereotype? Because I am...
    bbcfolyfe1771 bbcfolyfe1771 18-21, M 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    On a silent night when friends are few, I close my eyes and think of you, a silent night, a silent tear, a silent wish that you were here ....❤️Happy Birthday cupcake🎂I hope...
    endlesslyyyforever endlesslyyyforever 18-21, F Jul 12

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    If things were simple the world would be a better place
    flowerpie flowerpie 13-15, F Jul 14

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    I recently had to get completely changed in a big group changing room. There were no curtains or anything. And I don't have a problem with anyone seeing me naked (I'm a nudist...
    19andNaked 19andNaked 18-21, M Jul 2

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    I guess "young" is a relative term, isn't it? I am 43, and I am sure that is young to someone who is 60 or older, right? I have many thoughts about this whole idea, but for this...
    shellseagirl shellseagirl 41-45, F 4 Responses Jul 20

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    I wish i were a FAT mermaid. I think it would be hilarious XD
    Heartsu Heartsu 26-30, F 4 Responses Jul 3

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    I am a woman who is bald by choice and I wish people were more open minded about everything. Just because someone or something is different, doesn't make it bad. Open your mind...
    cgpyrtle cgpyrtle 22-25, F 2 Responses Jul 9

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    My boyfriend doesn't like model or celebrity looking girls, but cute nerdy ones. I appreciate the sentiment that I fall into his "type" but I kind of feel sad that I'm not prettier...
    NoYourComstock NoYourComstock 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 19

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    Wish you were here with me😩but noooo gotta be on vacation don't yah....and didn't even take me lol😋😜
    SimplyAmazingx SimplyAmazingx 16-17, F Jul 19

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    I wish you were here with me in Spain right now
    Verix Verix 18-21, M 3 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 feel very, very hypocritical posting this because I joined EP when I was fifteen. Of course, EP is a lot different now. When I joined, I wanted to be on EP for venting and as a...
    fairytalesandspiderwebs fairytalesandspiderwebs 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 7

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    It's quite sad to see all of the hate and cruelty going on in the world. Some of the things I've seen and experienced are just not necessary. A lot of it is stupidity and...
    SheAlwaysBelieved SheAlwaysBelieved 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 8

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    As I look out my window this evening, I see your star shining down upon the world. If I stand here long enough, I can feel your hand resting gently upon my beating heart. I'd do...
    adamw adamw 36-40, M 1 Response Jul 8

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    Well mostly everything I post upsets people to the 10th degree even though all I'm trying to do is share my honest concerns. It sure isn't easy being me, but I'm not 1 to complain...
    Sebastianblack Sebastianblack 26-30, M Jul 18

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    I wish I hadn't had made that one mistake.
    catherineeac catherineeac 13-15, F 3 Responses Jul 7

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    The other day I had to get completely changed in a group changing room. There were a few other guys there. Being naked in front of people is no big deal to me (I'm a nudist and...
    19andNaked 19andNaked 18-21, M 1 Response Jul 2

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    I’m 32 A ,I feel very insecure when I see other girls with nice shaped body’s,they are always the ones with nice looking guys.Wish I was bigger!
    123claudia 123claudia 13-15, F 13 Responses Jul 10

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    I thought the people on this site were genuine. Well I had someone tell me that this site is full of multi account users. One quick solution to offer. Strict rule to only have one...
    HarmonicArtist HarmonicArtist 13-15, M Jul 18

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    Tooth Orthodontic trainer alignment. Can it fix an overbite?
    questions233456 questions233456 22-25, F Jul 11

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    Does this mean that it fixes an overbite?
    michennn michennn 26-30, F 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    How to fix upper lip protrusion?
    michennn michennn 26-30, F 1 day ago

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    Kill them with kindness. Can work but when you've been nothing but kind to them every time they come in for treatment and treat you like shiznit!! It's hard not to explode...
    carebear1019 carebear1019 31-35, F Jul 1

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    Over the years I've built these walls up so incredibly high so no one could figure me out. It's been like that for years. You walked right into my life and turned it upside down...
    TheCunylinguist TheCunylinguist 41-45, F Jul 2

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    I mean...we all bleed red, what's the problem?
    sawahdwaine sawahdwaine 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 5

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    I love them all. BIG, small ,saggy ,perky, puffy... Big nips ,little nips ,lactating, doesn't matter to me. I like to wrap my lips around all of them
    mrfister1967 mrfister1967 46-50, M Jul 6

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    I only attract ******** tht want to get me in the sack!!! Maybe i shud try n cover up more but as a modern feminist i say **** tht i shud b able to accentuate my curves w/o all...
    luckymiranda420 luckymiranda420 22-25, F 2 Responses Jul 8

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    Can anyone help me and my gf runaway together travel and live off the land?
    matrixwolf matrixwolf 16-17, M 1 Response Jul 11

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    Haha! Yeah, because then I'll get myself a talking pet lobster and be all breathing underwater, exploring the ocean.... Blanking aqua man when I see him and if he asks me why, then...
    jojijo jojijo 22-25, M Jul 14

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    In another imaginary paralel dimension...I would be totally independant and rich,with another totally independant and rich girl...we both would be important artists developing and...
    4biandu 4biandu 26-30, F Jul 15

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    Time zones and time difference really messes up online friendships and chat partners
    boxersoff4u boxersoff4u 51-55, M Jul 16

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    Reminiscences are strange considerations. As I think about the answers to questions I'm asked I find myself that little girl again... I am only nineteen, but sometimes I'm seven...
    Paca24 Paca24 18-21, F Jul 16

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    Why do kids tease each other in schools? Do they realize the impact that has on a person self-esteem. Why are most people racist? We all have the same blood running through our...
    strawberry38 strawberry38 36-40, F 3 Responses Jul 18

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    The world would be so much peaceful if we treated each other the same, with kindness & respect (then we wouldnt have wars, suicides, hate others)
    xJamix xJamix 18-21, F 5 Responses Jul 18

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    I wanna love but I am afraid to be hurt. I am stressed in life. I am lonely. I feel disable with controlling my emotions. I have bad headache. I really wanna be healthy but I don't...
    thelostsongbird thelostsongbird 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 19

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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 Jul 22

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    I lost my best friend and the man I have been with for four years and I was doing good and I started talking to an old friend and he left me just like he did before this is the...
    MissSkye MissSkye 16-17, F Jul 23