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I Am In the Waiting Room of My Life

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Please Stay Seated, Well Get To You In A Moment

    I am dead as of now, i will continue to exist and suffer alone and nothing can be done about that. My life may be just beginning, but who said ill live long? Each day passes i feel 5 years older, im slowly absorbing into and old mate. And thats how it feels, im in my prime and...
    SilentMoonX SilentMoonX 70+, M May 13, 2013

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    Related Experiences

    Through the vail of anonymity that is "The Internet", I am -as I press the letter keys in real time- apprehensive to share this part of me. I am alone in a bedroom full up with...
    homesickalien87 homesickalien87 26-30, M Aug 7

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    When life acts like a timeline of the biggest events of your life, when you feel like you're at a crossroads in life, when the clock ticks away the last precious minutes before an...
    TheNextSin TheNextSin 22-25, F Jul 30

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    Ive made a few major decisions in my life so far. When I was 12 I decided to leave my adoptive home in account of the abuse that I was dealing with. In deciding to go live with my...
    xXUnusualXx xXUnusualXx 16-17, F Jul 23

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    i've always been so patient.. then when everything falls onto my shoulders, life forces me to remain even more.. Patient. Waiting, watching, not being able to do anything. I'm sick...
    SubmissiveSecrets SubmissiveSecrets 18-21, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    August 11. Healing. Let healing energy flow through your body. The healing energy of God, the Universe, life, and recovery surrounds us. It is available, waiting for us to draw...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F Aug 11

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    August 15. Leaving Room for Feelings. We need to allow enough room for others and ourselves to have and work through our feelings. We are people, not robots. An important part of...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F a week ago

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    I have been waiting for you patiently, but several years passed, where are you?! Now I am starting to adboult that if I can ever find you in this life?Please come into my life I...
    snowbird08 snowbird08 41-45, F 1 Response Jul 24

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    This shower incorporates two frames of darkish tiles across the showerhead and on the ground, which jump out through the encompassing stone tiles and attract the eye. Modern day...
    Diana63by Diana63by 31-35, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    At some point I need to put my foot down and put an end to this mess. Just sick of the fighting, the drama, the hurtful words, the hate. I'm sick of it all. I'm so tired of my...
    HigherCalling HigherCalling 22-25, F 18 hrs ago

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    Waiting for true love... You will b waiting for a long long time., try to enjoy your time alone with friends n family. Finding true love is very very hard. Sad but true💔 ive...
    Janeysunshine Janeysunshine 36-40, F 2 Responses Jul 24

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    I want to drain you...tease you...deny you...I am looking for you..slaves...submissives...and pets...give your life purpose....call me....I'm waiting. http://www.niteflirt.com...
    RosemarieMirage RosemarieMirage 22-25, F Aug 7

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    I do believe that there's a reason why relationship ends. I thought it can be fixed, you sacrificed so much to save it..... Looking back and outside the box made me realized how I...
    Yojj13 Yojj13 31-35, F 1 Response Aug 12

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    I'm still waiting on her, I know that I shouldn't tho. I know that she no longer wants me. I just feel like it's the right thing to do. I tried dating, I tried two times but no...
    druggydavis druggydavis 18-21, F a week ago

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    Very good destination to spend a handful of evenings clear of Bangalore. Rooms are significant and good for any family. River Cauvery runs through the resort and one can sight...
    Rebekahumf Rebekahumf 31-35, M 1 Response a week ago

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    It's a rainy day, the sky is filled with dark clouds and it's very gloomy and dull...I won't allow my heart to react to the darkness that invades the skies nor the gloom. They say...
    prettyface1 prettyface1 46-50, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    THis story starts in Pennsylvania. I am now in kindergarden everything seems to be going well until my dad showed up. My dad had to have everything his way (so did I) and so since...
    Farl Farl 16-17, M 1 Response Jul 22

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    Im fed up of happy people who have it good in life. I search for unhappy people like me. Where are you? Did u became an emotional masochist like me cos life treated u poorly? Then...
    angel8i angel8i 31-35, F 1 Response Jul 23

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    How I imagined my life to be by the time I was 16 I hoped to be this tall beautiful girl with long hair. I would have amazing grades, great friends, and a wonderful boyfriend. At...
    broadwaybabe99 broadwaybabe99 13-15, F 3 Responses Jul 25

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    I believe people people come into our lives for a reason. Sometimes to make us feel better and lift our fallen and battered spirits. To bring and laughter. To make us realize that...
    brokenscarred brokenscarred 36-40, F 4 Responses Jul 31

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    And that means youR17;re primed and able to create your desire home. You may have organized the finances and you also even provide the blueprints. The largest query now, is who...
    Tyree1187pq Tyree1187pq 31-35, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    At the dark of the night love allures so many words it utters, mind hums in shades of your love. Sitting on the window bay I wait for you dear if only you would come just for once...
    winterfall winterfall 36-40 Jul 25

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    I just seriously hate my life. I hate my mom, brother, uncle, and even my grandma now. My mom makes me lie to my dad, and is even cheating on him. And dont get me started on my...
    ihatemymother101 ihatemymother101 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 3

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    Why? If you are socially intelligent, you know that no one likes anyone who brags.( of course I know this). So in RL, I don't brag at work. Even in my famy I can't brag freely...
    adventurousprofiler adventurousprofiler 46-50 Aug 4

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    When that transpired, I utilized every little thing I learned in the real environment. I practiced hypnosis on my good friends, spouse and children and eventually (employing...
    Michael592y3wl8 Michael592y3wl8 31-35, M 1 Response Aug 9

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    I'm just waiting for him to answer my messages...waiting is awful...isn't it? aaaaaah :/
    Yaroslava Yaroslava 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 12

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    Madame Bovary […] in the depths of her soul, she was waiting for something to happen. Like a sailor in distress, she kept scanning the solitude of her life with anxious eyes...
    A1m1A A1m1A 46-50, M Aug 2

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    My girlfriend was the love of my life. She was waiting for organ transplantation( heart and lungs) . A transplantation she never had. Party , drugs, sex all first experiences we...
    antitoyz antitoyz 26-30, M 2 Responses Aug 3

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    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...
    guitarsongwriter guitarsongwriter 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 5

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    Today was a very special day for me- I saw my father for the first time in my whole life! And I didn't just saw him, no, we talked and I loved it! We also made paternity test to...
    kallupallu kallupallu 16-17, M Aug 12

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    I hate this. Been waiting to hear back from this job but they haven't been in contact since I went in for the induction. Since then I've just lost motivation to wake up or do...
    TaylaT21 TaylaT21 18-21, F 6 days ago

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    August 16. Rescuing Ourselves. No one likes a martyr. How do we feel around martyrs? Guilty, angry, trapped, negative, and anxious to get away. Somehow, many of us have...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F 6 days ago

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    August 18. Valuing this Moment. "Detachment involves present moment living - living in the here and now. We allow life to happen instead of forcing and trying to control it. We...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F 3 days ago

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    Waiting for a text tht you'll probably never get is horrible :(
    MeeeKazz MeeeKazz 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 22

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    Wherever you are I want you to know I'm waiting and I'm ready to show you love (not sexually) and comfort with every conversation and every time we meet. I need you now I'm getting...
    Zalbaar Zalbaar 13-15, M Jul 23

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    I really do specially when I'm waiting on money to go get crunk
    baconassassin baconassassin 18-21, M 3 Responses Jul 24

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    Sitting around waiting with all this anxiety sucks so much :/
    whoknows2112 whoknows2112 22-25, M Jul 28

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    Literally. I'm waiting... He's late :p
    GrumpyPig GrumpyPig 22-25, F 4 Responses Jul 28

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    I know you have plans and dreams and responsibilities. Baby I will wait. I will never be able to find this type of love again. I am waiting. Yes, I am a little impatient but i can...
    lonesojourner lonesojourner 46-50, M Jul 29

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