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I Am Feeling Stuck

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    Like on EP I guess, waiting

    for something to happen, until it's all over! I'd write more, but I think my keyboard's stuck... Hah not! But I don't really want to be stuck complaining, either. Move along, move along...
    Faust76 Faust76 36-40, M Aug 25, 2014

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    I got trapped between a ledge

    and a wall I don't know why but I'm stuck lol
    Killerinstict Killerinstict 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 8, 2014

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    I'm Stuck

    I fell stucked in my life, I keep hitting the fing wall right and left. I want to have peace of mind and freedom
    Starbuck82 Starbuck82 26-30, F Apr 8, 2011

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    Routine

    I feel stuck in a routine, like groundhog day. I get up go to work, come home, sit at computer, go to bed, get up, go to work..........well you get the idea. I just want to do something exciting and new for a change. I want to run away or do a Britney and shave my hair off, no...
    AWUK AWUK 26-30, F 5 Responses Oct 16, 2007

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    I dont know what to do!

    !!! My boyfriend broke up with me and then he keeps teasing me and i want him back soooo badly but i cant have him ive tried sooo hard to get over him but i CANT
    Tyler1870 Tyler1870 13-15, M Jun 15, 2014

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    Over the past two years,

    life has seriously been difficult. I dropped out of one college to go to another, which I dropped out of too. I now owe the first college $2100 or something by the end of this year. I was smart, however, when I transferred the would-be tuition from the second college over to a...
    DreamCloud17 DreamCloud17 18-21, F Feb 24

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    My experience started almost two years ago.

    I was asked to take guardianship of my nephews. Up until this point I've felt confident that I could raise them to not be their parents, but these last few week that confidence is gone. I feel like they are never going to surpass the legacy that their parents made for them. The...
    kels1268 kels1268 22-25, F Aug 5, 2014

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    So today I woke up feeling impatient like every

    time I turn around I need to deal with another problem. And I all I want to do is more forward. I have been without a job for almost a month now and I haven't found another job yet. I really want to be working again. I want my independence back I want to be able to finish school...
    findingbeauty2468 findingbeauty2468 26-30, F 1 Response Jun 24, 2014

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    Dreams Seem Just Out of Reach...

     I laughed at the logo for this topic - since thats how I feel, only imagine that the teddy was waist deep - and was stretching his arms to try and reach something to pull himself in.  I feel like my dreams are ahead of me, and no matter how hard I seem to try they are...
    Maul Maul 18-21, M 3 Responses Mar 3, 2009

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    AlyssaDurham AlyssaDurham 18-21, F Aug 6, 2014

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    Depressed, Stuck, And Apathetic

    I feel so completely stuck in life right now. I'm not clinically depressed or anything, but I feel really depressed.  I feel like I'm going nowhere.  I'm single, unemployed, and live with my parents, in the same house I've lived in since I was eight years old.  I never get...
    RopinTexan RopinTexan 22-25, M 4 Responses Jul 5, 2012

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    I am feeling very stuck in my life,

    I feel like I'm depressed but I haven't gone to anyone to check if I am or not and I'm afraid that if I am, then I might stay stuck for longer or for the rest of my life. My love life is very non existent, I've only had 1 girlfriend and that only lasted for 4 months while I was...
    HKB88 HKB88 26-30, M Feb 22, 2014

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    St(fu)uckkkkkkk!!!!!!!

    Ill keep this to the point. Please advice me , Software engineer who got posted in an Indian village with NOTHING around. No current project. HR wont transfer me to my home town (Mumbai). Cant continue my studies cuz everything is out of reach . Girlfriend had enough of my...
    kravi88 kravi88 22-25, M Jul 15, 2011

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    So a little over a year ago,

    my sister broke up with her boyfriend and she and her son now live with me and my parents. It's been a rough year. I find myself crying a lot more than usual due to the stress of it all. I have been my nephew's babysitter ever since my sister finally got a job. Then she got a...
    swimmer888 swimmer888 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 5, 2014

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    Feel stuck like my life is passing me by

    and I have No control over it.I hate when I get this feeling I just bug out even more and the more I think where I should be the more depressed I become!
    gabbithagreat gabbithagreat 26-30, F Oct 22, 2014

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    Immigration Irritation

    To make this as short as possible - I am an American who lived in the UK on and off over the last 4 years and left my home, job, and bf due to changes in the immigration laws in the UK. As a result of all of that, and the tireless effort I put in trying to stay (not to mention...
    EthanHuntIMF33 EthanHuntIMF33 31-35, M 2 Responses Nov 23, 2013

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    nothing worse than not knowing what to do

    or knowing you should do it an can't
    tilly2014 tilly2014 41-45, F 5 Responses Jun 15, 2014

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    I cannot think of anything now

    and can't find a way . I feel like every door is closed now and I don't see any hopes for me . Is this the end for me
    Johnnystha Johnnystha 26-30, M 2 Responses Dec 17, 2014

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    I feel like I am stuck at somewhere

    where nobody can reach me, I feel so lonely and depressing.Nothing makes me happy. I do not feel like sharing it with anybody cause nobody understands nobody cares. I am just too tired.
    coughsyrupp coughsyrupp 31-35, F 2 Responses Jun 15, 2014

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    Stuck In The Middle

    I'm stuck in the middle Like everything's behind me And nothing's in front of me Everything I could do has been done And there's nothing left to do Never went anywhere But there's no where to go Left the dark But there's still no light Going right there's nothing Going left...
    InmemoryofLifelessStar InmemoryofLifelessStar 18-21, F Feb 6, 2012

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    Zugzwang (wikipedia): is a situation found in

    chess and other games, where one player is put at a disadvantage because he must make a move when he would prefer to pass and not move. The fact that the player is compelled to move means that his position will become significantly weaker. A player is said to be "in zugzwang...
    denhua denhua 41-45, M 4 Responses Apr 16, 2014

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    I'm a mother, wife, and a full time employee.

    My mother in law and brother in law live with us in our tiny house, supposedly helping with the children while my husband and I work to support everyone, but it sure doesn't feel that way. The house is always a mess, it's cluttered, the kids don't have the time and attention...
    secret2nite117 secret2nite117 31-35, F Dec 10, 2014

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    I just hate the thought that I am feeling so jealous. I know that I got no right for that, but the thought of him with someone, even talking and trying to know that someone, gives...
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    This person has been my friend for half of my life, within the last couple of years, I've realized my feelings are stronger and that i love her; that I want more. She lives 6 hours...
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    My partner (whom we shall call J) has gone away for a few days and apart from missing him like the silly teenager I am, I'm finding myself having some really deep thoughts and...
    xKissAndTellx xKissAndTellx 16-17, F Apr 5

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    I don't even know why I'm sad. I have 5 siblings and I live w 4 of them and I don't like them, well at least I'm sure I don't like my 11 y/o brother, he's slow and I get mad at...
    howlovelyx howlovelyx 16-17, F 2 Responses Apr 12

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    When they trying to cheer you up, they going to put the pos. more than the neg. I think it's grate to be reminded that life goes on. But you can't stop feeling something that has...
    masmelo masmelo 18-21, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I had always been interested in the arts, Chinese calligraphy. I even spent a month in Taiwan to learn mandarin; I'm not Chinese. Now returning back to Singapore after a year...
    Malikbm007 Malikbm007 26-30, M Mar 30

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    Can't Fight This Feeling Anymore - REO Speedwagon
    abcdefghisabelmnopqrst abcdefghisabelmnopqrst 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 31

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    I jump into...or rather...put myself into situations where I feel like I'm stuck and I have to please everyone. I am in a relationship but someone I once knew and thought to be...
    W0lfofNoWhere W0lfofNoWhere 16-17, M Apr 12

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    In so many ways i have become soft the past decade. There was a time when I was sure of every footstep. A time when any street, any time of day or night, was fair game. Any...
    wayward71 wayward71 41-45, M 1 day ago

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    every day goes by but with every day gone its another day I feel more empty I feel more alone school is the worst time I smile and laugh around people yet I'm crying inside my mom...
    neonpinkcupcakelover neonpinkcupcakelover 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 2

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    Often by the Weeknd has been stuck in my head for awhile now i love the song but it won't go away Dx
    greybae greybae 13-15, M Apr 4

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    The song that's stuck in my head is Sunshine and whiskey by Frankie Ballard..
    lorrena19 lorrena19 18-21, F Apr 5

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    Stuck in a marriage with a husband who doesnt love me. How lonely...
    gloangel93 gloangel93 18-21, F 4 Responses Apr 10

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    Picture Perfect - 10 Years. It's been stuck in my head for DAYS!!
    OneWithTheSkies OneWithTheSkies 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 10

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    This happens to me all the time tho it will be different songs drifting in and out and not all the the songs stuck in my head i fully like either
    liamcrowhurst1 liamcrowhurst1 18-21, M Apr 13

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    Even I'm ashamed of this. My kids like pop music and I get into too a bit. But I have Nick Jonas ( jealous) stuck in my head. Holds head down and walks away.
    holehearted79 holehearted79 31-35, F 2 Responses Apr 16

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    And then I catch myself walking to the beat. I get self-conscious even though nobody else knew (because no one else can hear the songs that play in my mind), and I start to walk...
    TheBadgeringWitness TheBadgeringWitness 26-30 2 Responses Apr 16

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    I come on this site in the attempts to express the things that are dying to get out but end up not because I cannot do it and I'm stuck that all these emotions are starting to...
    neutralwalrus neutralwalrus 70+, M Apr 17

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    I currently have The Ghost Of You stuck in my head lol
    MariexOkay MariexOkay 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 17

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    Mine by Phoebe Ryan Omg!! This song has been stuck in my head for two days now haha.
    smeckledorfed smeckledorfed 18-21, F Apr 17

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