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I Am In the Waiting Room of My Life

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 94 People

    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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    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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    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 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    And I want to tell her, but she's going through a lot right now (Work stress, three deaths in her family in the last month and she can't afford to fly home to see them, and other...
    kikikoko80 kikikoko80 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 8

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    I'm in senior class, and I have no idea, what i want to do with my life. I don't want to have a job which will use all my time, and life will be again still waiting for something...
    Pukendejs Pukendejs 18-21, F a week ago

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    It's not the waiting... It's the attitude while waiting... which is where I fail...
    AwesomeAlert AwesomeAlert 46-50, M a week ago

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    I'm all curled up in my bed after a nice long hot shower. there is a steaming hot cup of tea beside me on my nightstand, and a good book waiting for me on my tablet. my black...
    Lynessence Lynessence 31-35, F 1 Response Feb 10

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    I guess I'm not normal, most girls "don't share, " but that's alright I really don't care. Two women, one man that my kind of night, I'm dreaming of sharing for the rest of my life...
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    Fear. That is all it started. I have been through a busy childhood. My childishness was early taken away from me, and at a very young age, such as six years old, I learned to act...
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    Im not really sure how to start. Theres really so much going on and anyone could give me some kind of insight this would help a whole lot, even if its a few words. Im sorry for...
    ConfusedNote ConfusedNote 16-17, F 1 Response a week ago

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    Then any person brought on a hearth alarm, summoning the fire marshal, who inspected the premises and seen a large number of rooms were being in bad issue and everybody needed to...
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    So here it goes again. My roommate is still like she was before (in my last post) but much worse, she now actually stalks and watches my every single move, even on social networks...
    Offing Offing 18-21, F 3 Responses Feb 6

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    My roommate locked the washer and dryer door on me the five time now!! We live in a suit dormitory and I know that everyone needs to do laundry it's a basic necessity in dormitory...
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