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I Am Not Living My Life

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    Need Help.. - i lost my dad 2 yrs ago and ever since that day my life has just been taken away from me by my mum..my sibilings all decided to flee and ignore my mum's agony...
    Nourah Nourah 18-21, F 4 Responses Nov 11, 2008

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    Yeah - i guess technically i am, but...not in th way that's my dream. in a perfect world, i would be an A list movie actress. but i guess that's not what God wants for me right now...
    wildlark wildlark 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 18, 2008

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    A Shaddow Life...in The Spaces Of Nowhere...its somewhere lonely n forgotten - i am not really living my life the way i want to... it feels like a wasted life... i had dreams of...
    czaristacrystals czaristacrystals 36-40, F 3 Responses Feb 1, 2011

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    If Only We Could Get The Things We Wanted. - I have so much to say, and not really the words to say it. I'm not really sure where to begin. So I guess it'll be something like this...
    livingindreams livingindreams 16-17, F Jul 5, 2012

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    I Would If I Could, But I Can't So I Don't - Some years back I made a couple friends and my bf went into pout mode and wouldn't talk to me. He said I had them and didn't need him...
    MsBlueDreamer MsBlueDreamer 41-45, F 7 Responses Feb 21, 2012

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    My Life Is Living Me - Tempus Fugit - I find myself "passing time" and I like to involve myself in activities that make time fly by... Sometimes I stop and think how messed up it...
    arenaissancewoman arenaissancewoman 31-35, F Jan 31, 2013

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    Im Not Sure... - Just to remind everyone(or let you know) I am 15, suffer from anxiety, depression, IBS, and this causes me to not be able to go to regular school, or do normal...
    TheFunnyGirl TheFunnyGirl 13-15, F Sep 25, 2013

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    I kinda wanna be like 'YOLO LETS GO CRAZY' (heehhe) But then you actually think about how you only have one chance or else you will regret it and start hating your stupid self. BUT...
    llovelyfallenangell llovelyfallenangell 16-17, F 3 Responses Mar 17

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    We are give one life one chance. The way I see it is Live while you can, when your young you can afford to take a few risks, so take a few fun ones. Strive for happiness not...
    shaunrain shaunrain 16-17, M Mar 17

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    I want to experience something new. I want to be free from all those expectation and obligations. Just for once in my life, i want to go somewhere where i can be what i want to be...
    elel110993 elel110993 18-21, F Mar 26

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    Yes you do cuz life is beautiful. Highs will come, you just have to know how to endure the lows.
    pinkkcotton pinkkcotton 26-30, F Mar 20

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    I would love to do this but I am a broke college student and I am afraid to be myself honestly. Need to meet more people like me.
    Life1sinteresting Life1sinteresting 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 18

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    I'm so tired of hiding my scars and cuts. In tired of the lies I use to cover my mistakes and wounds, tired of putting make up in my battle scars. I should be proud, I survived...
    BleedingAngel BleedingAngel 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 18

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    Traveled to DC for the weekend
    mayyydayyy mayyydayyy 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 21

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    I admire people who are brave enough to take risk and change theirs lives!
    domipl domipl 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 26

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    Something with me just not right. I fear meeting new people as if they are going to hurt me, i fell short of words to continue a conversation in short i am a bit low on confidence...
    shadow010 shadow010 26-30, M 1 Response Mar 26

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    Most days I find my mind drifting off into some very random thoughts. I think about life after death and life before life, maybe we are 'spiritual beings having a human experience...
    SophieLouisa SophieLouisa 18-21, F Mar 17

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    lost- I'm beyond high right now and have been awake for days on end smoking and shooting up meth, like always. my arms are numb from missing my veins. my whole body feels warm...
    addictionbarbie addictionbarbie 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 1

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    Many stories just like yours. We are too familiar when we look at things, afar. When I stand close to you at a distance, we familiarize ourselves. We notice ourselves when we see...
    alexandraisabelle alexandraisabelle 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 22

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    I was born and raised as a Roman Catholic and I still am but I learned to be more open minded at an early age. I felt so lonely and I knew I wasn't from here because I knew my...
    lapluma808 lapluma808 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 3

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    I have a struggled quite a bit living life. Battling alcoholism, depression, an anxiety disorder and social phobias I have crossed an emotional landscape often painted bleak and...
    ProgressNotPerfection ProgressNotPerfection 41-45, M 1 Response Mar 20

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    THE HIGHWAY OF LIFE My life is like a countryside road one minute and a motorway the next! Sometimes going so so slow, bends and twists all the way! Then comes the irish potholes...
    Sandyshaw13 Sandyshaw13 36-40, F 4 Responses Mar 26

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    We built a life together and when it ended, I lost everything. He went on living life. Made me realize he never loved me at all. That the eight years we spent together meant...
    Angela1989 Angela1989 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 6

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    For years I was the one wishing all the time, and regretting and wondering why my strange little life was the way it was. It all came to one answer. CHOICE. I had to pray for it...
    AnneRegan AnneRegan 18-21, F 2 hrs ago

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    It finally sinks in why I've been in so much pain for so long. Living with a husband who showed many traits of a narcissist, and sharing my childhood with a narcissistic sister...
    moongirl62 moongirl62 51-55, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    I am a 15 year old Jewish, Orthodox girl. I was born 3 months early in Manchester, England. From the time i was a baby i have had a very hard life. I lived in fear every day of my...
    phobia1998 phobia1998 13-15, F 3 Responses Mar 22

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    I've had so much heartache in my life. I never have truly let go of my past relationships, and they are continuing to weigh me down. I have been struggling with depression for the...
    cherryblossom257 cherryblossom257 26-30, F Mar 16

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    I am no the person to give advice on anyone who can't decide what to do with their lives, I can only tell you the mistakes I made so that you can avoid making them and throwing...
    AGothicOdyssey AGothicOdyssey 46-50, M Mar 20

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    I think living would be so much easier if only I could find a purpose for living. I think purpose creates meaning. Which tells us why we are here. I don't think its necessary to...
    akinhead akinhead 46-50, M 1 Response Mar 31

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    After living with both parents, due to them being divorced, I can finally tell you that the grass is never greener on the other side! I would attempt to fill you in on what us...
    SilverQuaid SilverQuaid 16-17 Apr 7

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    Hello, been a member of this site for a while and have never posted before. I am around 40 and have been living with Dysthymia for 20 years now. I guess I'm looking for someone...
    Broken73 Broken73 41-45, M 1 Response Mar 30

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    "Stop being a prisoner of your past, become an architect of your future." This quote always hits home to me. For a long time, I would sit scrutinising things in my past, not...
    Bellastasia Bellastasia 26-30, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    UNNATURALLY Inclined: When I was 7 years old, nature decided that my life should end. All of a sudden one day I got an excruciating sharp pain in my right side, and while rolling...
    iamdaviddotinfo iamdaviddotinfo 31-35, M 1 Response Mar 18

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    Hi - so I have been living with CES for four years without diagnosis. I have recently been diagnosed. The diagnosis came with a penalty. In order to take all of the tests I...
    Sunshine537 Sunshine537 26-30, F Mar 31

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    Hi - so I have been living with CES for four years without diagnosis. I have recently been diagnosed. The diagnosis came with a penalty. In order to take all of the tests I...
    Sunshine537 Sunshine537 26-30, F Mar 31

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    i can predict what is gonna happen in my life basically coz there is no changing in my life ......go to uni alone eat alone ... i dont understand why my life sucks like hell...
    fatdude123 fatdude123 18-21, M 1 Response 10 hrs ago

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    I have made some mistakes. I have done some things that I can never take back. It has been 7 months since everything I did came out in the open and I was thrust into a living hell...
    golfer1992 golfer1992 18-21, M 2 Responses Mar 19

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    I'm 27 going on 28 by end of this year. I'm still living with my parents and a younger sister whose life seems to go so much better than mine,... she has a stable job that keeps...
    DontreallyknowwhoIam DontreallyknowwhoIam 26-30, F Mar 21

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    One day my husband took his mom to a doctor's appointment. When he took her back home, to his sister's house where she had been living for six months, most of her belongings were...
    Lumps1love Lumps1love 41-45, F 3 Responses Mar 24

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    Hello everyone, I'm a bit lost in life, I am 30 years old, soon will turn 31. And I am also singe and living with my parents with barely any income. I came back to my parent's town...
    ElusiveLady ElusiveLady 26-30, F 10 Responses Mar 24

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    I don't know what I want to do, what I can do. I don't know what I'm passionate about. I don't know my capabilities. I don't know what I should be doing for a living. I don't know...
    blackbirdie blackbirdie 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 1

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    These last few years of my life have been absolute hell. While I'm 17 and I still have alot of life to live, the way I see it is that as a human I am just some tiny meaningless...
    aleeta47 aleeta47 16-17, F 3 Responses Apr 5

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    I'm really struggling at the moment to find a reason to keep on living or to look to the future. I split from my ex a while ago but we have been on and off since. We have a...
    isthereanypoint isthereanypoint 26-30 Apr 8

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    April 13. Enjoyment. One of the prohibitions many of us learned in childhood is the unspoken rule — don't have fun and enjoy life. This rule creates martyrs — people who will...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I need a life makeover. I need a new job A new place And a new body Sooooo I think I'm going to start the process of changing things in my life. So that maybe just maybe I can...
    xxmisslynnxx xxmisslynnxx 22-25, F 1 Response 11 hrs ago

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    I Googled the great Australian dream and this is what i got .. "The Australian Dream or Great Australian Dream is a belief that in Australia, home ownership can lead to a better...
    sellyourstocks sellyourstocks 31-35, M 8 Responses Mar 20

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    I have Lupus and Lupus nephritis an incurable autoimmune disease and kidney involvement. One of the issues of living with an incurable disease is that its also an invisible...
    Young24Lupus Young24Lupus 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 27

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    It has been about 9 months since I went home to find my husband in our bed with another woman. He is now living with this woman. He claims he is a sex addict. Since I filed for...
    islander295 islander295 36-40, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I look at the world around me.....the constant rush of doing...and I watch by the edge of the river. Places to be, people to see, time is money... am I the only person who flunked...
    OnlyLoveKeepsTrying OnlyLoveKeepsTrying 31-35, F 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    I am here to tell you about me, my vision and my reality. I'm looking for three women and two men to join me in leaving society. Leaving it all behind and building a community of...
    leaving6622 leaving6622 36-40, M 1 day ago

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    I have an older sister who doesn't like me. She never liked me. Since I was born she has hated me. When I was in kindergarten and my mom,dad,and sister was living with my aunt my...
    mishylovesu mishylovesu 13-15, F Mar 20

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    Its one thing to always demand respect in the household,but its also based on a give and take type of thing...I live with my mother and her boyfriend who acts as if this house is...
    Natashachetty Natashachetty 22-25 Mar 24