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I Am A College Dropout And I Don't Regret It

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    Honestly, I don't regret all of the things I have done, because I know in order to learn, I have to make mistakes. But if I have anything to regret, it's what I didn't do, what I...
    justicehero justicehero 18-21, M Dec 12

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    Watching Ellen Show clips online, thinking I could have been there. But it would have been irresponsible. I'm just too busy. It's a decision I had to make, and I don't regret it.
    kennedy10505 kennedy10505 13-15, F Dec 1

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    I am a 21 year old college student. I have a narcissistic personality disorder, but am seeing a counselor and dealing with it day to day.My family has supported me my entire life...
    Anon0ne Anon0ne 18-21, M Nov 27

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    I've no clue who I am. At the beginning of this year I was flipping out over the idea that I didn't know who was, or what made up "me". It really freaked me out and made me feel...
    Friability Friability 18-21 2 Responses 3 hrs ago

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    Never believed in regret until recently. You make decisions based on how you feel at the time, and that should be enough to see you through it. Right or wrong, it builds your...
    Shiningstar26 Shiningstar26 18-21, F Dec 8

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    I hate the feeling when you really don't have any emotion... you feel so empty, you're not happy, you're not sad, you're nothing, you're mind is spinning but you can't feel...
    Thiswillbethelast Thiswillbethelast 18-21, F 5 hrs ago

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    They always say "why can't you be like your cousin?" "Behave more like your brother" "if you're good like your brother/cousin you can go to a good high school" I don't want to be...
    DoorMattress DoorMattress 13-15, M 4 hrs ago

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    Many will relate to my story I am sure. But this is the first time I have told anyone so here goes....... 2 years ago I started work back at my old place of work after a year out...
    SillyGuy1 SillyGuy1 31-35, M 2 Responses Dec 13

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    I am that blonde on my friends shoulder. My friend and I got bored so she decided to do my makeup. Haha it was interesting. I felt like a doll and it took hours to get off. I...
    summertimesadness16 summertimesadness16 22-25, F 12 hrs ago

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    I don't know who I really am. I feel as if I have no real identity. If someone was ever to ask me who I am, I would have no answer.
    xxxAditixxx xxxAditixxx 13-15, F 2 Responses 4 hrs ago

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    I failed a class this semester, my first semester in college. It was the easiest math class the college has to offer, Math 950. Most of the material is high school level math. I...
    stjimmy765 stjimmy765 18-21, M Dec 10

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    It’s the question that’s been haunting me and that I’ve been avoiding, consciously or otherwise, for the past several years. Unfortunately, it doesn’t seem like I’ve...
    metaphylosopher metaphylosopher 22-25, M Dec 5

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    I am 34 years old. to make a long story short I have tried going to college on two separate occasions. because of my unstable home I had to start making decisions as to either use...
    maddie1980 maddie1980 31-35, F 3 Responses Nov 25

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    When people tell me that I MUST have kids, I literally feel like this: http://theoatmeal.com/comics/kids I don't want children, and have never been interested in children. The...
    spacepixie spacepixie 26-30, F 5 Responses Dec 10

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    I feel so stupid.. Maybe it's because I don't want to be alone, I feel bad for him, I met the right person at the wrong time or we just weren't meant to be. I've been with my...
    phantom44a phantom44a 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    10 Things You Never Realized You Should Be Thankful For: Thanksgiving is a great reminder to count your blessings. But don’t just be thankful for the “standard” blessings...
    rajblr1970 rajblr1970 41-45, M 3 Responses Nov 25

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    Why? I don't see why death should be a solution. Can someone please explain it? **** off to whatever person that has left you. Is life boring or just sad? Take medicines or drugs...
    AcidBrain AcidBrain 22-25, M 1 Response Dec 4

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    So I'm sitting in bed crying and listening to music with my headphones in. Why? Because my husband is being a complete arsehole. He gets really nasty after a few drinks and has...
    NotSuchAnInnocentGirl NotSuchAnInnocentGirl 26-30, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I miss having a best friend. :/ I got into an argument with my ex-best friend a few months ago and now she refuses to associate with me. Don't get me wrong, I didn't want to talk...
    Knixveus5 Knixveus5 18-21, M 1 Response Dec 2

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    I'm twenty years old and living at home with my parents and younger sister (18). I'm in community college and heading out of state next year. Now, here's a simple statement: I don...
    Shygal3029876 Shygal3029876 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 9

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    I'm afraid I'll get pressured to live a life I don't desire when I can be doing something else. I'm also afraid I'll regret not being forced into a lifestyle. It's complicated.
    T055 T055 16-17, F 1 Response Dec 14

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    I don't know whether to wait for the right man or to just lose it now and then come across the right one eventually. But will he think less of me because I just did it to do it and...
    MysteriousRose MysteriousRose 18-21, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    I hope that I won't regret trusting him.
    kimberlykhaos kimberlykhaos 22-25, F Dec 3

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    Ever!!!!! I just don't wan to! I don't have 80 thousand dollars to spare! I'd be in way over my head if I chose to go! I choose work! It's what I know.
    gaiamoon82 gaiamoon82 31-35, F Dec 11

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    About a year ago my wife realized she was going to turn 50, and our oldest kid would be leaving us for college. She has said that she sees herself as 90% mom and now that purpose...
    SeatownMan1 SeatownMan1 46-50, M 3 Responses Nov 22

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    I feel lost sometimes. There was one girl, back in the spring...we really hit it off, would have been together would have, it seems like, been happy. Moved away, no fault of either...
    wimercc wimercc 18-21, M Nov 23

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    I don't think, I know. Today I was told that the words 'I hate Sophie ........' (obviously not including my surname here) appeared in one of my college's sociology textbooks. To...
    sophiehastings sophiehastings 16-17, F Nov 24

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    I don't want to go to high school anymore but I want to go to college.
    Mylo248 Mylo248 16-17, F 2 Responses Dec 4

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    Sorry in advance for the sob story. Growing up, I was always felt as if I was the thrid wheel or tag along around friends. Like many children I was the subject of bullying up...
    ToddleLoaf ToddleLoaf 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 6

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    Good byes have always been difficult right since i was a kid. My Dad had a transferable job so every 2-3 yrs i would have to leave my school, friends, house, neighbourhood behind...
    zunie zunie 22-25, F Dec 8

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    I got expelled from school. I had just gotten a scholarship and it was out-of-country. I was going to go for 2 years and experience the world. Then I was going to try and transfer...
    pancaekes pancaekes 13-15, F 1 Response Dec 9

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    Living alone is great. But it also comes with a price. I have to do all the jobs that my parents have done for me, including grocery shopping, cooking, cleaning, doing laundry...
    rustyengineer rustyengineer 18-21, M Dec 9

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    My boyfriend and I have been together 6 years going on 7. We're 20 years old and kinda completely lost. We don't have any family or mentors to teach us how to live on our own...
    3Mini1Monster3 3Mini1Monster3 18-21, F Dec 12

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    I'm only 16.. 3 years ago I cut myself and I have been doing it on and off since then. I don't understand what's wrong with me. I'd be out with my friends, enjoying my time. Then...
    Aly262 Aly262 16-17 1 Response Dec 1

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    I am not a slave to my phone. Sometimes I am doing something and I don't want to be distracted. I don't take my phone in the bathroom with me. I sleep. My full attention is...
    lake1107 lake1107 31-35, F 3 Responses Nov 22

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    This is my first shared experience so bear with me please. Lately, for no apparent reason, I have just been feeling like I don't belong anywhere. And I ask myself all the time why...
    broller broller 18-21, M 3 Responses Nov 22

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    Its really hard when you've lived with a parent who is so against people who are gay and you are completely for it. You don't want to cause problems so you don't disagree with them...
    Lai96 Lai96 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 23

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    I hate the image and cage engraved by the ppl who don't like me. I don't like them either but I don't spread my opinions about them. just because my individual experience with them...
    TheAnonymous99 TheAnonymous99 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 24

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    This is a difficult one and one I am dealing with right now. I have been dating this guy for a few months and he is practically perfect. The only problem is that I don't find him...
    Elpis2012 Elpis2012 26-30, F 3 Responses Nov 25

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    Why? Why did you feel the need to ask my name and why did you feel the need to introduce yourself? I have seen you around for months and you never felt the need to say one word...
    socialdis socialdis 41-45, M 1 Response Nov 26

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    I'm fourteen years old, going on fifteen in approximately two months. I do not know what religion I classify myself as being apart of. I grew up with my family being Christian, but...
    losingNemo losingNemo 13-15, F 2 Responses Nov 28

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    I really don't care. I accepted way back that not everyone is going to like me. Sure it may have bothered me a time or two. Now What bothers me is people who pretend to like me but...
    lake1107 lake1107 31-35, F Nov 29

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    I really don't. Wake up every day, so tired and defeated that have to live another day, and that‘s even if I do sleep, which is extremely rare anymore. Have to force myself to...
    GhostOfGrey GhostOfGrey 31-35, F 3 Responses Nov 30

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    I have this friend of mine. sometimes I really don't know how to describe her. I did so much but come to this point of time. I feel that she don't appreciate it? everytime when I...
    AnnxJoy AnnxJoy 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 30

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    I just realized I don't care what people write on this forum. I don't really care about your experiences. I just don't. I don't even know why I am here. This site is facebook all...
    gaiamoon82 gaiamoon82 31-35, F