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I Am Bored With Life and Unfullfilled

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    I never had grand dreams

    for life. All I wanted was a wife, kids, a house and maybe a dog. I've got it all.........and I'm miserable. Poor me, right? The funny thing is I realize the absurdity of my dissatisfaction, but it is what it is I suppose
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jun 3, 2015

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    I'm an honors student,

    I go to school everyday, I do many extracurricular activities, and that's about it. School is one part of my boredom, and here is why: 1. I spend all night, every night doing homework 2. It's very stressful, despite my intelligence 3. It's monotonous 4. I'm giving my life away...
    justaGeneralization justaGeneralization 18-21, F 3 Responses Nov 14, 2014

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    I'm really bored of life right now,

    there is nothing to do. Alxcoeneodpwlqlxktmr.
    SongSoMi SongSoMi 18-21, F Feb 18, 2015

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    someone should hit me up!

    I'm looking to make real friends who aren't going to be in my life for a short period of time
    XSadGirlX XSadGirlX 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 7, 2015

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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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    I feel like life is a game

    and were running through levels that get harder as we progress
    dravenxc dravenxc 18-21, M Apr 28, 2014

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    People are so dramatic like your girlfriend

    broke up with you...move on man its not the end of the world. Or the other day in my house my mom figured out i wasnt taking the medicine and she freaked out and my sister started crying because they didnt want me to go back to the clinic and i guess i really just didnt give a...
    Insomniac77 Insomniac77 18-21, M Jul 21, 2014

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    If you take a look at my life,

    everything seems perfect. I have a loving boyfriend, a very supportive mum, I enjoy the subject of my studies and my first novel has just been published --- and yet I just feel so unhappy all the time.Last year I went through a tremendous emotional disappointment. I fell in love...
    WhiteTownGirl WhiteTownGirl 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 10, 2015

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    sto1 sto1 36-40, M Aug 20, 2015

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    I have a degree but I work

    as a customer service. I feel like my life is empty I mean people younger than me have theis life pointing towards a bright future, they do residences and go on school trips and do drugs and have fun. Maybe I just miss school and all the time I wasted because I didn't do any of...
    monaxi monaxi 22-25, M 1 Response Oct 13, 2014

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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 31-35, M Dec 21, 2013

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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 7 Responses Mar 2, 2011

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    teenwolf360 teenwolf360 13-15, F Mar 11, 2015

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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 2 Responses Oct 10, 2013

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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 25 Responses Oct 20, 2007

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    Does anyone have those days

    when you don't feel like doing anything, and you can't be bothered anyway, and then you just think wayyyy too much?
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Mar 31, 2015

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    I had a sexual dream just now.

    A dream where I am on the couch with a man..we are kissing and touching. There is sexual tension. I can feel him wanting to undress me etc etc. Then just as he is going to penetrate me, I wake up. I sit there thinking that despite me trying to build up the act, it really isn't...
    inthesilence inthesilence 31-35, F Oct 13, 2014

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    My life is so uninteresting.

    All my friends are either too busy, or too far away.
    blindangel92 blindangel92 22-25, F 1 Response May 8, 2015

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    Those who are like me,

    come and tell me about your situation. I am just wondering how i compare to other
    keith14 keith14 18-21, M 5 days ago

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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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    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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    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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    Today I was just sitting around the house

    and I realized that everyday I do the same thing. I'm still young but I feel like I should be having fun with my friends, but I don't have any real friends. I guess that's also part of the problem....
    Gonzoee Gonzoee 13-15, F 1 Response Sep 27, 2015

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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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    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'm unfulfilled in med school.

    Apparently, to my parents, it doesn't matter if I find a purpose to live or interests that sustain me, as long as I'm in med school.
    twelves twelves 22-25 1 Response Dec 11, 2014

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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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    I'm just really bored with my life.

    I have a lot of **** going on. but I don't know. I'm kinda waiting for something and while I'm waiting I'm just bored. I sit and have nothing to do. with my homework finished and nothing on Netflix. and cold weather outside, too cold to do anything. I can exercise inside. but...
    Kmarcum99 Kmarcum99 16-17, F 2 Responses Feb 24, 2015

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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'm bored with my life

    and how its going. have no friends , no job so no money , no license , criminal back ground from my drinking problem. have high social anxiety witch makes it hard for me to find work. low self-esteem. every time I think I'm getting my life on tack I seem to mess it up.. some...
    cosciatony cosciatony 26-30, M 1 Response Aug 14, 2015

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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 10 Responses Mar 22, 2012

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    I am currently struggling

    as an 18 year old with a mind of a much older, wiser person. I seem to know what is and what will be but I can't wrap my mind around why I exist and why I have to live this life. I understand that the human race has put things in order to keep themselves alive, but why? Why does...
    mossi96 mossi96 18-21, M Mar 24, 2015

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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 26-30 1 Response Jan 13, 2014

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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 7 Responses Jun 2, 2010

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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 22-25, M 2 Responses Mar 21, 2013

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    Work eat sleep repeat.

    . Work eat sleep repeat..
    alissabd alissabd 18-21, F 8 Responses Dec 2, 2013

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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 12 Responses Nov 5, 2011

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    I feel like everyone else in the world only

    cares about money, sex, what people are wearing, who people are dating, and what their kids are doing. I want to talk about philosophy, science, religion, art, music, what makes the world go round and what makes people tick. But who cares about that? I have so many interests and...
    hollywood1919 hollywood1919 22-25, F 4 Responses Jul 4, 2015

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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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    The area I live in has been the place I've

    lived the majority of my life. It's a tourist city and everyone is jaded by it. I recently graduated from a prestigious college in town and it left me with no career opportunities...no direction to a possible path. Go figure, it was a Fine Arts degree, and it's the only thing I...
    PoisonLace PoisonLace 31-35, F 1 Response Oct 21, 2015

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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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    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 26-30, M 2 Responses Apr 15, 2013

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    I am simply bored with my life.

    I don't even know why. I do fun things I have an interesting life but I'm so bored with it. I'm going to comiccon this weekend and I'm learning japanese but I want to actually DO something with my life i want some sort of adventure. It's always the samething wake up,chores,art...
    imsorrywho imsorrywho 22-25, T 1 Response Nov 21, 2014

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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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    I am existing merely

    for the sake of existing. There is no point in living, nor is there meaning in death. Why do we live? To die. Then why do we die? I believe in an after life. It's terrible. This, existing, this will never end. And so day in and day out, you breathe, you sleep, you distract, it's...
    Raeign Raeign 18-21 2 Responses Jun 2, 2014

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