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I Am In the Waiting Room of My Life

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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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    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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    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 3 Responses Dec 6

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    December 24. Getting Through the Holidays. For some, the sights, signs, and smells of the holidays bring joy and a warm feeling. But, while others are joyously diving into the...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F 14 hrs ago

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    I really don’t like living, I hate my life and I just don’t feel like if I belong in this world. My family thinks I am dumb and that I will never achieve anything in life. I...
    Miserabelle Miserabelle 16-17, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    I really don’t like living, I hate my life and I just don’t feel like if I belong in this world. My family thinks I am dumb and that I will never achieve anything in life. I...
    Miserabelle Miserabelle 16-17, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I really don’t like living, I hate my life and I just don’t feel like if I belong in this world. My family thinks I am dumb and that I will never achieve anything in life. I...
    Miserabelle Miserabelle 16-17, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    It's a waiting game. Court date for the divorce is next month, school starts in January.. I'm just crossing my fingers I'll be able to pay my bills at the position I've moved to at...
    hourbyhour163 hourbyhour163 22-25, F Nov 24

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    December 2. Putting Our Life on Hold. We cannot afford to put our needs on hold, waiting for another person to fulfill us, make our life better, or come around and be who and what...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F Dec 2

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    I find myself In a scary and shameful place facing my 3rd dui in Illinois approx.,1 mile from home with a .181 blood alcohol level over twice the legal limit at 2:45 am driving...
    Tyty21 Tyty21 46-50 1 Response Dec 13

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    November 9. Asking for Help. It's okay to ask for help. One of the most absurd things we do to ourselves is not asking for the help we need from a friend, a family member, our...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F Dec 9

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    Everyone is always waiting. Waiting for someone to come, waiting for something to happen, waiting for the holidays, waiting for the sun to rise. Waiting for things to end...
    Indistinct Indistinct 18-21, M 2 Responses Dec 2

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    Hi everyone! I have been reading your experiences here and I decided to post my story so far, I just feel I need to get it out there of I will burst. I and hope to get some advice...
    nellgirl22 nellgirl22 22-25, F 9 hrs ago

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    i am okay with waiting, in fact, i'd rather wait for someone than have someone wait for me, even for a minute i am not practically patient but, i have no trouble waiting. but there...
    iamnoor iamnoor 13-15, F Nov 29

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    I was trying to learn from life .But way I thought it teaches is not exactly how it does. I was baffled and confused. Had left hope that Life could be amazing and unexpecting .It...
    ThisIsMeYeah ThisIsMeYeah 18-21, F 2 Responses 13 hrs ago

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    I know this sounds a little messed up. But ever since I was a kid as far back as I can remember, I always had this prediction my life ends when I'm 32-33. I am 31 now and the...
    WokenandOpen WokenandOpen 31-35, M 2 Responses Dec 13

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    So I spent the last 4 years of my life studying a type of computer science and have made a living off of most of it. But soon I will be returning to school for another 2 years at...
    onewhosupplants onewhosupplants 22-25, M 6 hrs ago

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    I hate playing the waiting game. I dont pull the band aid off slow. take that b!tch and rip it off quick. GET IT OVER WITH! my life is in limbo. im trying to keep my patience...
    wickedlilangel69 wickedlilangel69 31-35, F Nov 30

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    I truly believe that heroism can come in many different forms. In this case, two Heroes saved my life. I battled severe depression and body dysmorphic disorder almost all of my...
    Fifimeow Fifimeow 18-21, F Dec 7

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    I am open minded guy and want to make news open minded friends. Open to any topic and too all lifestyles. I want to have news friends here. Man, woman, couple, young or old, race...
    naughtyguy13 naughtyguy13 26-30, M 14 hrs ago

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    The simple things in life are the most satisfying. Who can improve on the beauty of the sun setting over the rural countryside, or the smell of bacon frying in the morning. A...
    romanticheart77 romanticheart77 51-55, M 1 Response 12 hrs ago

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    Still to young to decided if I have officially f-cked up my whole life but so far have to say I'm not doing that great at it. This past week has been hell, have to say I'm really...
    Burningslowly Burningslowly 13-15, F Dec 3

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    December 7. When the Time is Right. There are times when we simply do not know what to do, or where to go, next. Sometimes these periods are brief, sometimes lingering. We can...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F Dec 7

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    My life is not satisfying, it is not enjoyable and I feel like I am merely waiting for it to pass. I moved countries about 18 months ago but have not yet done anything that makes...
    imsoradalecki imsoradalecki 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 7

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    I have been here 5 years. I enjoy people as they come and go."I have already lost touch with a couple of people I use to be."That was a good thing!"We are well-advised to keep on...
    CrystalRainsPearls CrystalRainsPearls 41-45, F 19 Responses Dec 12

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    An unmanned halt, beyond the town limits, in the brumous morning, without a train schedule or a mobile phone. The birds are singing:I fancy they sing all the louder to try to...
    percolatinglightly percolatinglightly 51-55, M Dec 13

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    I've been seeing a therapist for a while now. The plan has been to work through my traumatic past, which has been something I've done my best to avoid. My therapist is patient...
    RedHotCrazyPerson RedHotCrazyPerson 26-30, F 3 Responses Dec 15

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    I was born in 1995. The first ten years of my life were hard. I was constantly made fun of. I had great grades, which kids loathed. They beat me up if I was better than them at...
    childlover4evr childlover4evr 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 2

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    Things are on the right path for the most part, but there is always room for improvement. Work is good, but could be better. I'm married, but much of the time we feel like...
    been2 been2 36-40, F Dec 13

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    Hi I'm *insert name* I'm 14 and I have a hard life I was born with a heart defect I have switch arteries that go to my heart and a hole the size of a golf ball in my heart as well...
    11001s 11001s 13-15, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I know many may not care for me and it's ok. But I'm using this app as a journal for myself. Currently I'm sitting at IHOP with my daughter waiting for breakfast. And all I can...
    BrittTHart BrittTHart 26-30, F 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    I really need to lol I don't have much of a love life anymore but, still... maybe all this love stuff isn't for me, I mean, I've only run into love once, but all this liking and...
    debonaireash debonaireash 16-17, M 14 hrs ago

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    Life is funny - When you have finally found all the answers, they change the questions.
    nicktime nicktime 31-35, M 1 Response 13 hrs ago

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