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I Wish Things Were Better

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 299 People

    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 wish things would just go in the direction we'd like. I wish we could just be happy together without feeling like everything is trying to tear us apart :(
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    I'm 53 and have wished I were dead my whole life. I used to try to commit suicide but after failing 4 times I have given that up. I am resigned to the belief that I will live...
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    It won't happen in a flash.. Or a day... Or a week... Or months... Or perhaps years... But I'll move on. I'm not gonna wake up and suddenly realize you aren't who I need. Or...
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    Laying here alone, thinking of you...wishing you were here with me. I wish I was wrapped within your strong arms, curled up and safe, with nothing between us. Just the sensation of...
    Oso41412 Oso41412 41-45, F 4 Responses Sep 3

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    I'm feeling really lonely again. This isn't unusual for me though. I always feel like this. I haven't seen my love interest in about two days. I haven't talked to him either. I...
    WinterIncandescence WinterIncandescence 16-17, F Sep 4

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    I wish I could feel bright about the future. I wish I felt like good things are going to happen to me. After so many years of so much pain though, all I know is pessimism. I feel...
    WinterIncandescence WinterIncandescence 16-17, F Sep 5

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    A long time ago there was a boy. He was smart, talented and handsome. However, he was very selfish and his temper was so difficult, that nobody wanted to be friends with him. Often...
    TheShalottLady TheShalottLady 61-65, F Sep 24

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    👼Never get tired of doing little things to others,because those little things may mean so much to them💖big sweet smile for you all☺️
    Serenita Serenita 41-45, F 1 Response Sep 9

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    I heard a story from my son about a girl who got pregnant by a fairground worker. The fair visits my village once a year... When my son told me I was naturally sympathetic.. we...
    Adaydreambeliever Adaydreambeliever 46-50, F Sep 21

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    I worry that I will never be self-confident about anything, even as I get older. I see my parents and other people around me that are always sure of themselves, taking a firm stand...
    SereneSolidarity SereneSolidarity 18-21, M Sep 2

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    It occurred to me that I'm almost 161cm, almost 41kg and about 29in on the upperwaist. Concidentally, I wished that when I turned 21, I would be 175cm, 55kg, and 36in on the...
    TetraZL TetraZL 13-15, F Sep 11

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    I really do. I wanna hide and die. I'm sick of myself. I have no ******* problems. I just complain. And I hate myself. I just wish I was invisible to the world. Funny cuz when my...
    Kailenalovesyou Kailenalovesyou 13-15, F 1 Response Sep 5

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    I just wish I was successful... Born into a famous family.. Being an actress, model.. Singer, or all.. But yeah, I'll be that somewhat talented girl working in Burger King when...
    Bflyboo14 Bflyboo14 13-15, F 1 Response Sep 9

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    it would be nice if u were more around my age and lived close to me. the fun we could have. ;)
    SadisticBitch SadisticBitch 31-35, F Sep 12

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    I did my groceries yesterday. While falling in line at the counter, I saw 2 boys ahead of me. They look poor, their slippers were worn out and wearing old shirts. I looked at what...
    lemongrass09 lemongrass09 46-50, F 6 Responses Sep 16

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    Us humans are selfish animals, forcing people into the world into growing up to being productive and submissive or we could care less about them. A conditional existsnce...
    honestyreality honestyreality 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 20

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    Pizzapaul Pizzapaul 18-21, M Sep 3

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    I have a Kate Moss / keira knightley body type.. I think most would want to be very skinny. I'm happy but the downside of being way too skinny is that u dont get to have boobs.. It...
    mazfire mazfire 26-30, F 3 Responses Sep 3

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    What should I do? :( what did I dooo
    Sweetaugust Sweetaugust 16-17, F 1 Response Sep 13

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    i have to sleep alone tonight, and for the next several. FROWNY!
    LittleStain LittleStain 18-21, F 5 Responses Sep 18

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    Nothing is more depressing than a weekend free with no friends or plans...
    elissamay33 elissamay33 22-25, F 4 Responses Sep 20

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    I'm gonna leave my family soon to live with my boyfriend. My family doesn't know anything about it and I'm really scared to just leave and go To him. I actually don't know what to...
    manall123 manall123 18-21, F 3 Responses Sep 23

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    Feeling anything but AMAZING and whole is detrimental to to your spirit. We all are perfect in our imperfections.
    DayDreamer81 DayDreamer81 31-35, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    When I listen to a song with my headphones on and I have a crush on the lead singer, I like it when I'm laying in bed so it feels like he's laying right next to me or behind me...
    Court24 Court24 22-25, F 6 days ago

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    I'm like super confident on the internet but in real life I'm so damn shy it's so stupid
    mich1998 mich1998 16-17, F 4 days ago

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    I hate people. I love unicorns. I am a unicorn. Why cant there be more of us unicorns? people are mean and i just want a whole bunch of unicorn friends :(
    0LOvEsHaTeRs0 0LOvEsHaTeRs0 13-15, F 4 Responses 4 days ago

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    I am, suprisingly, very shy. Sometimes when I try to talk, it comes out awkward and I stutter when I talk to my teachers. I know that I am intelligent, yet my school wanted to keep...
    DrowningInRed DrowningInRed 13-15, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    1. My name is Lindsey 2. I'm a junior at Minnesota State 3. I'm in a sorority, ΑΣΑ❤️ 4. I'm majoring in special education 5. I'm from Wisconsin 6. I have a puppy! 7. I've...
    linzsalo linzsalo 18-21, F Sep 13

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    Its an easy thing for me really but having lots of friends is just like having lots of clothes in your closet. There are lots of them but just few are useful. Right...
    loydrous loydrous 18-21, M 1 Response Sep 2

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    i joined this group last month and actually wrote a positive story here because i THOUGHT things were getting better. should have known not to get too excited because things are...
    welcome2myworld welcome2myworld 41-45, F Sep 22

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    I'm 53 and have wished I were dead my whole life. I used to try to commit suicide but after failing 4 times I have given that up. I am resigned to the belief that I will live like...
    depressedrobin depressedrobin 51-55, F 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    I want to be a warrior. A swordsman to be exact. But alas, in this age being a swordsman might bring you on the streets. I want to go to war.... riding a horse...decimating enemy...
    Swadesh1995 Swadesh1995 18-21, M 2 Responses Sep 20

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    Life's too much of a hassle. It's like the perpetual running on a hamster wheel. Utterly tiring, and you have to struggle just to keep up with it. Most days I just wish I were dead...
    arrowoftime arrowoftime 18-21 1 Response Sep 3

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    I was with my sons dad for 8 years We have a 5 year old son I met him wen I was 20 and now I'm 29 we have been apart for a year now and the sad thing is we don't even talk anymore...
    sonia3035 sonia3035 26-30, F 4 Responses Sep 3

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    Tonight I wish you were here with me... You don't know how thankful I am because I met you. ❤️
    VirgoGal1106 VirgoGal1106 26-30, F Sep 19

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    I feel the same way but that doesn't seem to make things any better. There are days I'm so sick of it all I don't want to leave my bed much less actually leave my house. Hopefully...
    Bela21 Bela21 41-45, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    1 I believe in one God, the Father almighty, maker of heaven and earth, of all things visible and invisible. 2 I believe in one Lord Jesus Christ, the Only...
    invisible321 invisible321 51-55, F Sep 13

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    I want to find God.. And to believe again. I am on this page not to bash God but to get a little insight. Almost 3 years ago I lost my older brother, my Irish twin, my best friend...
    MonsterMorgan MonsterMorgan 22-25, F 6 hrs ago