I Am Bored With Life and Unfullfilled

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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
    6 Responses Jun 2, 2010

    I feel bored all the time.

    My life just feels so mundane. Background: I used to live a very busy and fulfilling life. I was a student in university, I worked two jobs, and was captain of my dance team. I had, still have, great friends, and my family was very important to me. Lately: I feel unfulfilled...
    jennifersiviero jennifersiviero
    22-25, F
    1 Response Apr 25, 2014

    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

    I feel like everyone around is moving forward

    with their lives and have amazing achievements whilst I am just stuck in the same routine day in day out with nothing to strive for.
    hollypop hollypop
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Sep 6, 2014

    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
    6 Responses Jan 11, 2013

    I graduated from college

    and have no job. That's not a problem by now because I'm looking for one and I have good qualifications. Thing is all I do is chat with my friends when they are available, watch YT videos, eat and sleep. I am BORED and I can't hang with my friends cause they are mostly busy and...
    monaxi monaxi
    22-25, M
    1 Response May 19, 2014

    Work eat sleep repeat.

    . Work eat sleep repeat..
    alissabd alissabd
    22-25, F
    8 Responses Dec 2, 2013

    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
    1 Response Dec 11, 2014

    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

    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
    18-21, F
    1 Response Feb 24, 2015

    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
    4 Responses Dec 17, 2011

    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
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Oct 10, 2013

    People tell me to stay busy

    so I won't feel as bored. But that nvr works. At the end of the day, I feel just as unfulfilled as the beginning of the day.
    nicetint090 nicetint090
    22-25, F
    May 15, 2014

    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

    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

    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
    5 Responses May 21, 2011

    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

    My life is so uninteresting.

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

    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
    26-30, F
    4 Responses Jul 4, 2015

    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
    Feb 3, 2016

    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

    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
    1 Response Jun 17, 2012

    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

    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
    1 Response Mar 31, 2015

    3 years ago new life was breathed in me through

    the birth of my niece. Before that I was so miserable and hurt after a difficult relationship. Life had become so repetitive and boring. It was a new beginning for me when I saw her eyes for the first time. I found meaning to life again. I felt like I had a purpose. In the...
    bleuoiseau bleuoiseau
    31-35, F
    Jan 28, 2015

    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
    16-17, F
    1 Response Sep 27, 2015

    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

    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

    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
    12 Responses Nov 5, 2011

    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
    Jun 3, 2015

    Life is very boring, you do the same thing

    every day, wake up go to school or work, come home and sleep and wake up the next day and it just repeats itself... I'm just waiting for Somthing really exciting to happen! But that chance never comes my way
    dravenxc dravenxc
    18-21, M
    2 Responses Apr 28, 2014

    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
    26-30, T
    1 Response Nov 21, 2014

    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

    It seems like I have nothing to do on life.

    No reason for my living. I have nothing to be excited for. It feels like I am waiting for something but don't have any idea for what. Anybody else that feels this way?
    guitarsongwriter guitarsongwriter
    16-17, F
    2 Responses Aug 5, 2014

    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

    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

    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

    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
    10 Responses Feb 18, 2011

    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
    1 Response Jan 13, 2014

    I'm really bored of life right now,

    there is nothing to do. Alxcoeneodpwlqlxktmr.
    deleted deleted
    Feb 18, 2015

    there is nothing to do in my life anymore ever

    since i got back from the mental health clinic there is nothing to do i just lost all the stuff i used to do and i just cant do it anymore because its just not fun. Nothing gives me that spark anymore damn it what should i do its been so long
    Insomniac77 Insomniac77
    18-21, M
    Jul 11, 2014

    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
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Jul 17, 2013

    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

    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

    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
    36-40, M
    1 Response Nov 17, 2013

    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
    2 Responses Jun 2, 2014

    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

    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

    As I sit down at my desk,

    room cluttered with clothes from the night before, a table lamp, fluorescently lighting the room. As I stare at the pen and a empty sheet of paper. An idea arose. "maybe I should write what I am doing, but I'm not doing a thing but time is moving, I'm obviously doing something...
    WarzJack WarzJack
    26-30, M
    Sep 27, 2014

    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
    deleted deleted
    Jan 12, 2015

    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

    Education degree but have only ever had term

    positions. Live in a small town where there is not a lot going on. hell even if there was I would be bored. WTF? I am just not interested in ANYTHING. There isn't even anything on the internet that piques my interest anymore. The days just keep going by. I wonder how many people...
    markty markty
    46-50, M
    1 Response Oct 29, 2014

    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

    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

    I'm having a hard time explaining how I feel.

    The closest that I can come to it is ennui. I need a change and purpose to feel fulfilling. I fantasize about just packing my bags and leaving my husband to travel the world. I've stopped feeling sorry for myself and wallowing in my dissatisfaction. I am doing something...
    AdoreWyoming AdoreWyoming
    36-40, F
    Jul 31, 2014
    teenwolf360 teenwolf360
    16-17, F
    Mar 11, 2015
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