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I Am In the Waiting Room of My Life

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 95 People

    When Are They Going to Let Me In Already?

    It seems that every single thing I've done in my life is just in preparation for "my life." I went to elementary school so that I could go to middle school so that I could go to high school so that I could go to college. Now I'm in college and wondering whether or not...
    JonFurniss JonFurniss 18-21, M 2 Responses Jun 11, 2008

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    Wake Me Up When It's My Turn

    Is it my turn to take the spotlight? It's not? Ok... back to the backstage! For years I've waited my turn to get on the stage of my life... the moment never came. Then I started to look around me in the waiting room. Hey, things aren't that bad in here, I mean there's lots of...
    Fennella Fennella 31-35, F Aug 4, 2008

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    I Have Taken My Number and Now I Wait

    Divorce is such a long process, seven months and counting.  I am not going back, so I sometimes wonder what takes so long.  Well I know my soon to be ex wants to draw this out, for what reason I am not sure.  So here I wait, but I am okay with it,  I have the...
    loopnscc loopnscc 46-50, M Dec 29, 2008

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    I REMEMBER MY FIRST JOB INTERVIEW. I LOOKED AT THE WORKER THAT HANDED ME THE APP AN ASKED IF MANAGER WAS THERE. THEY SAID YEAH. I WENT TO FILL OUT THE APP AND THEN ASKED IF THEY REALLY NEEDED HELP. THE MANAGER CAME OUT. WE TALKED I GOT THE JOB. NOT LONG AFTER ONE MANA TOLD ME TO...
    thelambsink thelambsink 41-45, M Oct 21, 2010

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    Hate waiting to know the fate of my marriage.

    We separated, and she is living with me. We still sleep in the same bed. She has signed custody of the children to me in the separation agreement.. Yes I am going to lose my a$$ if we get divorced, but I will have my children. I wish she would just try to work it out , or get...
    Cnfsddad Cnfsddad 31-35, M 2 Responses Dec 6, 2014

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    Years Passing And 'it' Just Haven't Happened

    What is itI'm not sure, but I'm here also, waiting, feeling way too much along the way.Wishing, yearning and trying to keep the hope.Right now I'd love 'it' to be the best, most romantic kiss of my 45 years....it would do for a good start to get to feel alive
    MsBlueDreamer MsBlueDreamer 41-45, F Feb 28, 2012

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    The Vending Machine

    White walls. Bright lights. Posters here and there. Uncomfortable chairs. Stacks of reading materials. A parked wheelchair. Oh, A straightjacket hanging on a hook. *scratches faeriehead* There is no better description at this point. It makes me recall a memory... hmmm... Oh yeah...
    Sylphy Sylphy 41-45, F Apr 3, 2012

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    In The Waiting Room

    In the waiting room, That’s how I feel, Waiting for life, To do it’s thing, So I can move on, I need changes, Not yet in place, When they are, I know, I’ll bolt ahead.
    lazycrazybasket lazycrazybasket 46-50, M 1 Response Feb 2, 2012

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    Receptionist: "May I Help You?"

    Me: "Yes Im here to see the love doctor." Receptionist: "Please, have a seat." I wait and wait and wait. I've memorized every Readers Digest joke..where is he? Oh there he is..I think I see him now
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jun 18, 2009

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    Overtaking

      Wondering where its all going, cant seem to ramble there. But I see so much, maybe too much. The overtaking of the light and my spare time, I cant just sit and watch time. I cannot simply keep it. Because I cant keep it for myself.. Maybe that’s selfish. But there...
    AwakeWithMe AwakeWithMe 26-30, F 1 Response Jun 11, 2009

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    Working in a prison you get refreshers on the 12 gauge shot gun through out the year. The prison had a small room with about 3 tables and 2 refrigerators they used for training...
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    I meet this guy from matrimonial site, he contact me and than started chasing me in a way that lot of phone calls and messages and i started to like the way he was doing all that...
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    I'm not sure I remember when it began. It could have been 15-20 years ago? The kids were young, we argued all the time. Seemed we were on the brink of divorce. H moved into the...
    Colormevibrant Colormevibrant 46-50, F 5 Responses Apr 25

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    It's taking me a long time in life to get this point. But yes with the direction and help of my lord Jesus Christ I am well on the way to a better life and the abundant life he...
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    No matter what I do to try and improve things, it ends in waiting. I'm afraid that I'll spend my whole life waiting... but I'm also afraid that if I'm not patient, I could miss out...
    PendulEmPlum PendulEmPlum 18-21, F 1 Response May 12

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    I am a 2014 high school graduate. I didn't attend college in the fall of 2014 because I had no idea what I want to do in life. It's a year later and many of my high school...
    txtr txtr 18-21 2 hrs ago

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    My whole life has been anything but normal, I am going to share a few of the strangest most life changing times I have experienced throughout my life. When I was very young from...
    Signseverywhere Signseverywhere 36-40, M May 10

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    I'm sure theres a phobia for this but I have it. I can't stand public restrooms at all they're just so dirty and disgusting looking. If I have to go when I'm out and about I prefer...
    NapalmNinja NapalmNinja 18-21, F 5 Responses Apr 23

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    With a needle in my hand, just waiting for the tune of some old dying man.
    thelonelysoul thelonelysoul 18-21, M Apr 29

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    when i got home from school yesterday only my step mom & step bother was home so i decided go to my room i was grounded if i was gone out about 2 hours later i heard my dad come...
    benjamric benjamric 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 22

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    I remember waiting all day to hear my favorite songs come on the radio. Also, waiting for CDs to come out.
    radiantorchid radiantorchid 22-25, F 3 Responses May 13

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    Not just my room but I need to clean my life. Everything in my life is disorganized right now, my room, my binder, my locker, myself. Maybe that's why I'm so stressed all the time...
    Casualdeviant02 Casualdeviant02 18-21, T 6 days ago

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    I'm 32 and I feel like I'm just waiting to die I am not physically ill I feel like my life's ending and I don't want to know anymore I have way too much fear to live I wish I...
    Bonnienz Bonnienz 31-35, F 3 days ago

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    i don't know if this is the right group to put it in, i wrote this a long time ago...too many years ago....with my best friend...she's an angel now...that's why this paragraph is...
    theoneyoullneverforget theoneyoullneverforget 18-21, F May 2

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    I'm 16 years old and I have severe eczema that constantly goes and comes. I know there's no cure for it but I need something that will at least make it calm down and not keep...
    idontknow86 idontknow86 16-17, F May 5

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    My brother shot himself in the head Sunday morning ,, 1 week from getting the news His Ex wife and Mother of his only child had died from cancer ,,she is now an Orphan ,,not alone...
    rckt148 rckt148 56-60, M 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    I have a special person in my life that I actually met here on EP. After countless conversations we then had an amazing getaway together. I very much enjoyed our time together and...
    hadyourchance hadyourchance 36-40, F 4 hrs ago

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    Not in a doomy gloomy way, I just wonder what's the point in it all. I worked before I left school delivering milk then worked in a hardware shop, then left school at sixteen and...
    dustydaisy dustydaisy 51-55, F 2 Responses Apr 26

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    I just want you to imagine for a second your a 15 year old girl and this is your average daily life when I write in brackets it's an instruction to you the rest you must imagine...
    polarbearlove polarbearlove 13-15, F 2 days ago

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    I worked at a prison in the Upper Penn. of Mich. most of my life. One of the hardest posts to man is the Front Information Desk area. The "circus" starts when visiting hours...
    yooper01 yooper01 56-60, F 1 Response May 3

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    While I sat in the reception area of my doctor's office, a woman rolled an elderly man in a wheelchair into the room. As she went to the receptionist's desk, the man sat there...
    bigboy4chat42 bigboy4chat42 41-45 2 Responses May 11

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    I am around death quite frequently. working in a retirement community full of people who are waiting to die doesn't help. so today was my first time to find someone who was...
    2batinman 2batinman 46-50, M 1 Response a week ago

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    I am so hurt and crushed inside without any hope and anything to look forward to i am waiting when kids turn eighteen and i will just crawl into a lonely part of somewhere . I have...
    anasteel2 anasteel2 41-45, F 4 Responses Apr 30

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    I'm glad you now realize that nothing will stop the pain. That's a good thing, you know why? Because you will now realize you have only one place to look for real help. The one and...
    ArtLover01 ArtLover01 66-70, F 1 Response May 1

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    I been through a rare break up with one ofthat was not my choice our hers a forced break up,there are very few ppl here who understand my pain n under hat it's not so easy moving...
    skykidx1 skykidx1 22-25, M 1 Response May 2

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    fresh out of collage sprites so high looking at a bright new future only know wat i was looking at was nothing more than a few mirages in the distance. everyone's life around me...
    grindinghalt grindinghalt 26-30, M 1 Response May 4

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    "Sensitivity is a sign of life. Better hurt than hardened. I bow to those who keep their hearts open when it is most difficult, those who refuse to keep their armor on any longer...
    moonii moonii 18-21, F 1 Response May 7

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    I struggle every day between doing what I love and doing what I must.it is a horrible feeling ..being torn from within..this feeling like an angry wave crashes into me as if I am...
    kanonr kanonr 26-30, F 3 Responses May 12

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    Someone sent me this poem.........and scarily it sounded like something I would write, but unfortunately this person doesn't remember the poet- We Learn We learn to live in...
    lass1 lass1 41-45, F 3 Responses May 14

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    Joe more, you are the most wonderful thing that ever happen to me. Bed and Pillow, you are the most wonderful thing that ever happened to me every time I come home. Current Work, I...
    cmc2 cmc2 26-30 a week ago