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I Am In the Waiting Room of My Life

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    This is a repost of my featured story/i want to say thx u experience. The friend i an talking about is fallenindarkness~ :3 best person and the best friend a person can ever have...
    InfiniteMusic InfiniteMusic 13-15, M 1 Response 10 hrs ago

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    I am going to get revenge on someone in my life, full blown life altering revenge, on just one person, I have been planning it since I was 15. They have no idea that I am going to...
    Xoxogossipgirlx Xoxogossipgirlx 18-21 2 Responses 9 hrs ago

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    Waiting -I- I haven't met you yet, but I pray we will someday. That someday you will call me wife, and I will call you husband. That we will have a bond closer than any other...
    transienthope transienthope 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 1

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    "Here's another one, a blast from the past. It's about riding on subways, to go do something." I'm waiting for my man Got 26 dollars in my hand Up to Lexington 125 Feelin' sick...
    dontcareforlabels dontcareforlabels 41-45, M 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 Aug 21

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    September 16. Revenge. No matter how long we've been recovering, no matter how solid our spiritual ground, we may still feel an overwhelming desire at times to punish, or get even...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F 10 hrs ago

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    I believe that without a shadow of a doubt. I have experienced it in this past yr. A certain person suddenly appeared in my life and they have helped me to see more than ive ever...
    SadisticBitch SadisticBitch 31-35, F 9 hrs ago

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    You start thinking that things are getting better when something happens in your life that makes you think that nothing -joys or sorrows can be permanent in life.
    restored87 restored87 46-50, F 6 hrs ago

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    hello , im 14 ( almost 15) And i really dont know where im going in life ... I havent been doing good in school , all day i come back from it i just cant force myself to start...
    DaDrown DaDrown 13-15, M 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    So I have been living alone for a few years and it's new to me, again though, to have a person in the house that is not someone that I love. He is pretty annoying in a lot of ways...
    milehighHeartbreak milehighHeartbreak 31-35, M 1 Response Aug 28

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    I have never been satisfied about my life, only brief moments..... I have low social skills and very few friends. Please keep reading. Sorry If my English is bad. This is a story...
    Needy18 Needy18 18-21, M Aug 30

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    Rooms cleaned daily like beds adjusted. Good Autos topic in bedrooms with site visitors cone lights, licence plate decorations and autos bedspread and borders around the wall...
    Deborahyt Deborahyt 31-35, M 1 Response Aug 22

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    I was sitting down and thinking... And I literally have no friends.... Literally... I have a couple but I know they don't care about me, I'm the third wheel... I haven't had a...
    Bflyboo14 Bflyboo14 13-15, F 2 Responses Aug 22

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    I'm new here woo. I've only seen a couple posts but I thought it'd be good just posting about my life, its just crazy as hell. I'll just start off with a little about my childhood...
    israelll israelll 16-17, M 1 Response Aug 28

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    So do I..I believe true love is worth waiting for and true love is worth withholding sex for. No, I've never had sex before. I don't just want to throw away my love and my goods...
    starryxo starryxo 22-25 Sep 7

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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 Aug 16

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    I feel there's got to be more to life than what I've been enduring & feeling for so many years. It's burning inside of me so badly, I just need to vent. I never have before... As a...
    michelle0808 michelle0808 31-35, F 1 Response Aug 29

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    I have no life, I really don't, my days is spent as just sitting in my room playing games... And I'm always ruined by this: people think I have no life (agreed...) and my parents...
    WillToonz WillToonz 13-15, M 3 Responses Aug 31

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    Need to hide this here a while - lending ou my laptop (basic summary of my life from my point of view) I was bullied in school. Every single one. The first by a teacher which of...
    prettybrowneyes1993 prettybrowneyes1993 18-21, F Sep 1

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    Life isn't fair and never will be. its an adventurous journey and yet a living hell. The thing i hate the most is that life gives you things and although your grateful for those...
    LunarDream LunarDream 13-15, M Sep 4

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    It seems so long ago. And in ways, it was. I'm only 25 and I remember when I didn't have the internet, or a computer. Life was real. I wasn't drawn to electronics and addicted. I...
    Philli8807 Philli8807 22-25, F 5 Responses 10 hrs ago

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    Those who make compassion an essential part of their lives find the joy of life. Kindness deepens the spirit and produces rewards that cannot be completely explained in words. It...
    coolsmile coolsmile 31-35, M 3 hrs ago

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    When you live in a small town, you don't think about someone harming you...Everyone knows everybody, people are either very charming, reserved, or just take everyone for granted..I...
    prettyface1 prettyface1 46-50, F 5 Responses Aug 26

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    August 27. Procrastination. Procrastination - not acting when the time is right - is a self-defeating behavior. It produces anxiety, guilt, disharmony, and a nagging consciousness...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F Aug 27

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    My entire life in a seed. Waiting on a day that my little sprouts would begin to pop out but I'm getting older now and nothing is happening. I am so disappointed in life it's hard...
    Kaydeecane Kaydeecane 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 29

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    Life is hard. There's no book written step by step for what's right or wrong, or how marriage should or shouldn't be, how to or not to raise your kids. You just have to follow your...
    MsMoon2013 MsMoon2013 22-25, F 2 Responses Sep 2

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    Life is so damn boring! I'm not saying i want to die (though i'd be lying if i said that thought has never crossed my mind) but rather that, well... life really is boring. I love...
    michael9666 michael9666 18-21, M 1 Response Sep 3

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    Life is an amazing journey. I want to explore places I haven't seen, experience things that rarely come by, meet all sorts if people out there just waiting to share their stories...
    romeo27 romeo27 13-15, M Sep 7

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    it all started in middle school seeing this girl for the first time. she was everything terrific smart funny into sports books and art. everything i am into. the only thing i...
    NewMexicoSchizo NewMexicoSchizo 22-25, M Sep 8

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    I just canceled a job offer because I'm waiting for the other job's response. I'm waiting for it. Please call meeee, employer. I would be hurt to know that I lose them all after...
    theodoere theodoere 22-25, M Aug 28

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    I realised if I do not change direction, I may end up where I am heading. I hope everyone that is reading this is having a really good day. And if you are not, just know that in...
    Quanitta Quanitta 26-30, F Sep 6

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    Okay this isn't as deep as it sounds, I'm just waiting to play an xbox one game on Tuesday. The reason I write about it I am sitting here with on one to talk to and needed to say...
    Lightandshadows Lightandshadows 31-35, M Sep 7

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    i shared a room with my little brother all my life, i had some chances on getting my own room, i ha slept on my own once but i didn't like it. when i was with my little brother i...
    Roan1990 Roan1990 22-25, M 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    For my sailor to FaceTime or Text me. I've been waiting for this day for 58 days now and it's finally here. I hate that I couldn't make it to the graduation but i watched it live...
    Amber1027 Amber1027 16-17, F 4 days ago

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    I hate waiting for things, I want everything now, I want to do so much things but not able because of my situation. I really want to travel, buy new clothes, buy a car move out of...
    Fabgal1 Fabgal1 22-25, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Waiting -II- The weather is starting to turn. Coolness reminds me of the days when I was younger, running around with my high school sweetheart, falling in love with love. Those...
    transienthope transienthope 22-25, F 1 day ago

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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 Aug 16

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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 Aug 16

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