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I Am Bored With Life and Unfullfilled

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    Oh Gosh !

    im 22 , i finished my college last year after a big struggle ,i went through many experiences of anxiety ,failure and loneliness i am lonely since high school days ,i was looking for job last summer but i found nothing ,it feels so annoying sitting at home ,doing house chores and...
    cutekakashi cutekakashi 22-25, F 3 Responses Oct 10, 2013

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    Epiphany

    I don't really remember since when I have been bored. But i do remember always trying to do something and failing to do it because of procrastination. and right now while i sit and right my dissertation on feminism and justice I suddenly realize why i kept trying to learn guitar...
    akshitaM akshitaM 22-25, F 2 Responses May 9, 2013

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    It Doesn't Even Make Sense Anymore

    I don't think living like this is right. I'm bored of life but afraid to die. What if it doesn't work out? What if my family finds me agonizing or something? What would I tell people? I just don't want to keep living like this, its horrible. God, I would do anything to make the...
    almostisneverenough almostisneverenough 18-21, F 2 Responses Sep 5, 2013

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    Give Up

    if life is going to kick my *** i wish it would just kick me in the head and end it already
    raud002 raud002 22-25, M 1 Response Apr 14, 2013

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    Just Floating Through Life

    I've got an ok job and I'm getting my MBA at a great school. I should have a great future ahead of me, but I simply feel like I'm going through the motions and not really enjoying life right now. All of my focus is on the future, but I'm not living in the moment and enjoying what...
    ThisIsMe1016 ThisIsMe1016 22-25, M 4 Responses Mar 13, 2012

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    Theres Gotta Be More To Life

    My days don't consist of doing much. I try to occupy my time with meaningful activities such as working out, reading, making crafts and painting. But it doesn't seam like enough, i want more... I was watching national geographic the other night. There was an African tribe, and...
    UnderTheBridge UnderTheBridge 22-25, F 5 Responses Apr 22, 2011

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    I Can't Take It Anymore

    Bored sounds about right Without going into too many details, I have grown extremely bored with parts of my life.  In general, there isn’t anything wrong with it really; it’s just not what I’d hoped it would be. Don’t most people go through these...
    Shinigami69 Shinigami69 36-40, M 10 Responses Jul 30, 2009

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    I am like Gatts - I live just to survive

    another day without knowing why. I need a Griffith to show me that people have passions and dreams and feelings.
    Dorcha Dorcha 18-21 Mar 23

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    Want to Die

    i just want to end it all, all the pain  i always feel in my heart, it is so broken up, i don't think anything will mend it, i have been searching for years for something and i found it, this weekend  trouble is i can't have it, life is so boring and i am so empty...
    dianne1959 dianne1959 46-50, F 24 Responses Oct 20, 2007

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    Not Depressed...just Unsatisfied

    So I'm not exactly 'depressed' anymore, but I still live life like it's worth a dollar twenty-five. I had a period where I was REALLY depressed, mostly because I had fallen victim to the syndrome of 'you're not anybody if you're not rich/famous', but luckily that's over with...
    skyshade13 skyshade13 18-21 8 Responses Feb 18, 2011

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    Where Did It All Go Wrong?

    I'm living the life I always thought I wanted, but somehow, now it feels so empty. I'm 28 years old, and own my own business for the last 5 years or so. I left a job that I hated to start my business, and had very minimal expectations. I had no money, in fact I was in debt when I...
    Civ2931 Civ2931 26-30, M 6 Responses Oct 28, 2010

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    Life is boring and empty

    when you're emotionally numb
    Caramelheart Caramelheart 16-17, M Dec 19, 2013

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    Unhappy With Where You Are?

    Where we are in life is exactly where we want to be. Not necessarily because it's what we want but because it's good enough. When good enough isn't good enough anymore THAT'S when we start living :)
    maxximiliann maxximiliann 36-40, M 12 Responses Mar 22, 2012

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    Time Is Running Out

    I can remember when I had much fun, traveled with friends, and laughed, laughed, laughed( one of my favorite things to do}. I remarried when my kids were in their early teens, leaving my friends behind with every thing I did was with my husband and kids. We had fun, and we...
    debbieg59 debbieg59 56-60, F 1 Response Aug 2, 2013

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    Work eat sleep repeat.

    . Work eat sleep repeat..
    alissabd alissabd 18-21, F 9 Responses Dec 2, 2013

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    Isolation, Disassociation, And An Inability To Find Human Striving

    Ever since I was a child I have been alone. My father was never around because he worked second shift and I went to school, my mother slept in her room all day because she was aloof and depressed, and my brother was often on the computer or playing sports with his friends...
    thesleeplessdream thesleeplessdream 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 21, 2013

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    why do i even bother?

    life is boring and pointless, why do i even bother?
    IFeelSoLonely101 IFeelSoLonely101 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 25

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    Best Of Life Behind Me

    Desipite great qualifications, education, over-active mind, great family, great schooling and great friends, I am bored and think the best of my life is already behind me. After studying one of the high end degrees and at high end university, I entered the workforce armed with...
    jorelian jorelian 31-35, M 4 Responses Mar 12, 2011

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    Empty Bleak Modern Life

    Hi everyone, I've just been reading through all your stories and wanted to share mine. I can't believe how many people seem to feel exactly the same way I do, and I don't know if that makes me feel better or worse... but misery loves company and all that, so...I've felt the same...
    jessexpress jessexpress 26-30 11 Responses Nov 5, 2011

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    Hopefully, The Outlook Is Changing For Me

    Been joblessly looking for a cure for 5 years for my retching. I almost gave up on life completely, they kept telling me there is no cure, but I Finally found it and a specialist doctor agreed to do it at a discount for just 10k, so i have a future to look forward to now, but...
    HorrorFlic HorrorFlic 22-25, M Nov 5, 2013

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    Have It All...still Unhappy

    Hello, At one point of my life, the life I have now was what I wanted.  I've got a husband who is crazy about me, we have two healthy boys, and considering the financial crisis most people are experiencing right now, we are financially comfortable.  We have a lovely...
    the16thdae the16thdae 31-35, F 18 Responses Apr 27, 2008

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    I Cant Wait To Get Out

    With my last year of school finally here i should feel liberated, inching closer to my dream of going to University and escaping the monotonous life I have grown to despise in this country. Yet now I wake up every day and watch as I go through yet another cycle of stress ,and...
    bluefreedom bluefreedom 18-21 Dec 3, 2013

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    Is This All I Am?

    Honestly I don't know what to do. I'm 29 and have a really easy life. I work from home full time. I make enough money to support my girlfriend, own a home & car, buy whatever I please (*to a certain extent). I have more free time than a 3 year old. So why is it that I am...
    Luffyridesagain Luffyridesagain 26-30 4 Responses Dec 17, 2011

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    World Weary At 22.

    im not an anti social person. ive had some really good relationships, some fun times and some crazy nights. but lately i really just feel as if life is kind of... i cant describe it. the idea of graduating and moving into a career and working until i retire... that sounds like...
    easyempire easyempire 22-25, M 6 Responses Mar 2, 2011

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    Keep Crashing In The Same Car....

    Wasn't it Freud who said 'the definition of madness is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting a different result'? So, by Siggy's lore,I may well be certifiable...  I posted here a little while ago, and found it really cathartic and helpful (thanks again to...
    jessexpressed jessexpressed 26-30, F 8 Responses Dec 1, 2011

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    My civilian life bores me to a numbing point.

    I have a wonderful girlfriend, a good family, and i enjoy my school life and fraternity, but all i cant wait for is to finish my degree and re-enlist. Life is starting to feel like one large painfully slow routine that never ends. School, work, sleep, repeat. I'm slowly finding...
    elphandjelly elphandjelly 18-21, M 1 Response Feb 17

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    Ever since this girl first walked into our

    school for the first time, I couldn't take my eyes off her, and I know I probably wasn't the only one gazing at her beauty. Through my mind I was thinking "you know what, I'm gonna try to talk to her, I need to man up, I need to know how to talk to a girl and here's my first...
    elugo123456789 elugo123456789 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 3

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    Feelin Bored, What Next?

    Feel bored to the point of I don't know myself any more. Want to come out of my shell but haven't had something happen yet and no, I am nor sitting around waiting for something to happen .. least not most of the time lol. I came here to find people as bored as I maybe to in the...
    misskei89 misskei89 18-21, F 7 Responses May 2, 2011

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    School is over for the semester.

    ..now what? I'm tired of being lost in my thoughts, rekindling ashes of heartbreak and sorrow. It wastes so much energy... All I can do is curl in a ball on the couch and sleep, sleep until the sun rises yet again.
    blackxrosexyuuki blackxrosexyuuki 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 19, 2013

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    I Made A Mistake Somewhere Along The Way And Now I Don't Know How To Find My Way Back.

    As long as I could remember I knew what kind of life I wanted: living alone with a job to support me and time to do the stuff I enjoy.  I had it for a few months.  Then I screwed up somewhere along the way, I moved a couple of states away for a better job and moved in...
    Timebender Timebender 31-35 8 Responses Jun 2, 2010

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    Achingly Bored

    I am 31 years old, and I am so bored it hurts.  I have a wonderful boyfriend, friends, home, etc., but all I want is to run away for a while.  I hate every day.  I can't sleep because the boredom is so painful.  I got sober 6 years ago, and...
    jewessjeans jewessjeans 31-35 2 Responses Aug 25, 2009

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    Silences

    Sometimes I lie for hours in the foetal position in silence, or what I believe to be silence. But its not...Lying beside her, looking deep into her big brown eyes, my hand on her cheek. The world retreating away and exploding as we kissed...Never knew such perfect silence...
    rh12345 rh12345 22-25, M Apr 20, 2013

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    So Bored.

    there HAS to be more to life than working a boring full time job, going home, eating and sleeping. i dont understand how people do it. i CANT do it anymore. i dream all the time of just up and leaving this monotonous shell of a life. i have a husband, an apartment and a wonderful...
    madelynnn madelynnn 22-25, F 6 Responses Apr 11, 2013

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    All In The Journey

    Once upon a time... just kidding. I am a simple average woman. I grew up in rural surrounds and still live there at the moment. I am old enough and wise enough to know that there is nothing fantastic about this life(or if there is i am yet to see) I have a boyfriend in which i...
    superhanna superhanna 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 17, 2013

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    I hate that I always feel sorry

    for myself. Im little jealous by the ppl who are getting the chance to nurture their dream. While im struggling everyday to look for a job and have little time to enjoy life. I'm always mad and thinking about the future. I never wanted this life for myself when I was younger. I...
    AndrogynousBeauty AndrogynousBeauty 22-25 1 Response Dec 21, 2013

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    Completely and utterly devoid of purpose,

    I feel that nothing has any meaning, nor do I find any value in my own existence. I find it difficult to care about anything that happens to me or around me, difficult to get up, even difficult to move at times as I feel like I am so weighed down that my body feels weak. Talking...
    Chrysalline Chrysalline 22-25 2 Responses Jan 13

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    I despise being bored.

    If I'm bored I think too much...if I think too much...I bleed. A river flows out down my arm dripping into the floor. Drip...drip...drip until there's a puddle around me. Eventually the bleeding stops but the pain remains...it never goes away. I will suffer like this today...
    blackxrosexyuuki blackxrosexyuuki 18-21, F Feb 5

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    I Live Life Because I Have No Other Choice

    Im young. I feel old. I feel like I have experienced everything there is to experience. im immune to feeling excited or happy over anything. Ive folded my aspirations away, I dont write goals because I dont need that disappointment on top of my already disappointing life. I hate...
    runtothesun runtothesun 18-21 5 Responses May 21, 2011

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    Climbing The Mountain

    I have reached a point in my life where I have realized that I need to start living for me. I can see the top of the mountain and i'm just about to go over it and leave the rest behind. If you're bored with your life and unfulfilled, just change it. Take a chance, do something...
    kjiggy03 kjiggy03 18-21 1 Response Jun 17, 2012

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    What To Do?

    Again I find myself at work bored with nothing better to do than write about how bored I am at work...I feel I am becoming more and more comfortable with mediocrity more comfortable with a "nothing new going on here" kind of life...and I hate it. One of the things I have battled...
    Loubert Loubert 26-30, M 1 Response Jul 21, 2013

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    Life, Life, Unending Life.

    In my 20's. Nothing has any appealing aspect to it whatsoever. I've been engaged, I've travelled around a fair bit of the world, I've tried hedonism. And it awoke nothing in me, except boredom. I see everything dangling in senseless articulation. I have no desires left, I don't...
    rh12345 rh12345 22-25, M 2 Responses Apr 15, 2013

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    Bored, Worthless, Useless, Lonely, A Burden - Thats How I Feel

    i feel like a worthless and useless lad who is a burden on family and so bored of being alive, so alone with no gf or wife or kids, just wanting to be taken hostage and shot in the head, please do it!
    IFeelSoLonely101 IFeelSoLonely101 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 1, 2013

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    You get bored, and before you

    even notice, you find yourself wondering..."hmmmm people who kill themselves aren't so crazy after all" Life's a BIAAAATCH! Gonna go jump off a cliff or something! . . . . . . Or I'll take it a couple of more days see what happens with my PhD proposal, but then I'm going to the...
    Nedakor Nedakor 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 4

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    Bored, Overworked, Underappreciated, What Is The Meaning To All This!?!

    I am so utterly bored with my life. I'm with someone who takes advantage of my patience, my kindness, my love. I have two amazing little kids, a boy and a girl. I recently moved even further from my family so I can provide better for them. I have a good job, but after six months...
    tabithav tabithav 26-30, F 4 Responses Mar 19, 2011

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    My Life Is Boring!!

    I find my life boring as hell recently i just have a fantasy of having sex with lots of men from EP in real life.... I am missing something in my life and i am not having a fulfilling sex life at all :( Which is a shame as i feel i could spread some of my sexy love to alot of...
    mamdo2 mamdo2 36-40, F 23 Responses Dec 21, 2012

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    I Live In Fear

    Nights like tonight I can't sleep because I'm filled with fear and a whole lot of what if's. I'm a Christian and I'm not supposed to live this way and I don't want to live this way either. I'm always scared of life and what can happen in it. I think of death 24/7. I'm only 24...
    Godisnumber1 Godisnumber1 22-25 1 Response Oct 2, 2013

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    Life Is Boring

    I grew up on a farm and there was never a boring moment. There was always something to do in the farming district. There were tools to mend, or chores to do; on hot, sunny, summer days, there was fishing in the creek that ran through our property. The neighbors had a dairy farm...
    Oldfarmer Oldfarmer 46-50, M 3 Responses Jul 10, 2011

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    Tired Of Life. Hopelessly Unfulfilled.

    I feel like every day I search for something that might not even exist. I should be happy. I have a great job and have excelled in the military but it doesn't feel right anymore. I don't feel like I am a part of the group. I think they feel I am but I have been fading away for a...
    Thistransitlife Thistransitlife 31-35, M 1 Response Nov 17, 2013

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    My life is so boring

    and everyday is like as the same as yesterday :( I want some excitements in life
    NazaNEYn NazaNEYn 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 11

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    I am bored with life I feel like ive been stuck

    in a prison cell for the last 4 years going no where but trying to survive...I want to live like im alive again. I haven't had a real vacation in 14 years its like ive got handed the cards of just bad **** happening all the time. Does it get any better as you get older? Im 29...
    findingmeaning findingmeaning 26-30, M Dec 21, 2013

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    My Problem

    I married young. To a man who could not love me. My life stopped and need to be restarted. I have brain. It needs to be used.
    deleted deleted 26-30 6 Responses Jan 11, 2013

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    Bored to Tears

    I look at your average early twenties individual and see someone who goes out with friends, has fun, has a life. Not me, nope, I'm dealing with the same losers I dealt with in highschool, going to work, coming home, watching tv, and going to bed, day after day after day. There's...
    WhatAmILooking4 WhatAmILooking4 22-25, F 3 Responses Nov 26, 2008

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    Never Happy For Long

    Every since I was younger I felt empty and not really content with my life. I'm only 23 and even though I have come a long way, I still feel bored and unsatisfied with my life. I'm in school, I living life by my faith, have a close family but still feel unhappy. I have very few...
    Godisnumber1 Godisnumber1 22-25 1 Response Jun 24, 2013

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