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I Am Not Living My Life

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    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. maybe later. right now i have to finish a play for church (im a demon...if you live in northern VA usa...
    wildlark wildlark 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 18, 2008

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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.It's hard enough to have e-mail friends. He gives me a hard time about being on the computer and having them, that they aren't real friends, but...
    MsBlueDreamer MsBlueDreamer 41-45, F 7 Responses Feb 21, 2012

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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; I am only sixteen, and I feel like I'm forty. some of you may laugh and think "ha, what does this kid have to be so depressed for? she's still...
    livingindreams livingindreams 16-17, F Jul 5, 2012

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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 marriage n babies with my prince charming and a career in law to keep me going... i feel deeply let down ...the person i wanted to be is somewhere inside me but not really on show...
    czaristacrystals czaristacrystals 36-40, F 3 Responses Feb 1, 2011

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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 things a teenager can do. :( Anyways today I went to a local store. I don't usually like to get out of the house due...
    TheFunnyGirl TheFunnyGirl 16-17, F Sep 25, 2013

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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 is that life is so short and here I am trying to make the day pass by as quickly as I can. I never wanted the tail to wag the dog, but I am...
    arenaissancewoman arenaissancewoman 31-35, F Jan 31, 2013

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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 and i stayed by her side due to her emotional and physical illness..its really hard when u wake up one day and find...
    Nourah Nourah 18-21, F 4 Responses Nov 11, 2008

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    I feel as though I live a double life. I go to school & I hangout with my friends & they know how I am personality wise & what I do but there's also another side of me that no one...
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    Eating cake in the bathtub: If this isn't living life to the fullest, I'm not sure what the hell is.
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    I am someone who likes to go deep into things that matter to me. It was education (it never ends) first, then it was sports, then there was philosophy, then there was work, then...
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    In hindsight, I could have done many things differently. In reality this is what became of my life... I was born in the 70's and am a middle child. I have an older brother and...
    mamabutterfly mamabutterfly 36-40, F 1 day ago

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    In hindsight, I could have done many things differently. In reality this is what became of my life... I was born in the 70's and am a middle child. I have an older brother and...
    mamabutterfly mamabutterfly 36-40, F 1 day ago

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    Wen i was 5 years old i had adhd my dad took it away from me wen i was 18 , my mom began to abused me wen i was 8 years old emotionally and physically , she told me to kill myslef...
    paola93 paola93 18-21, F 3 Responses Oct 10

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    Something so dark so deep within your eyes, I still remember the first time we met. It was at Provocateur in New York, I was out with my date that you invited to the party, you...
    triangleismyfav triangleismyfav 22-25, F 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    October 8. Learning to Wait. "I've started to realize that waiting is an art, that waiting achieves things. Waiting can be very, very powerful. Time is a valuable thing. If you...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F Oct 8

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    I hate this, mom is a bloody stupid lunatic always fighting with that dumb man, and River seems to be the only one who enjoys my company. **** this. Sorry for swearing but why, I'm...
    Owlshirt Owlshirt 16-17, F Oct 12

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    you know why I don't like reading so much and this reading culture? First I think the writer is not smarter than me, I don't have to be told what to do to start thinking or doing...
    DiegoSMarinho DiegoSMarinho 16-17, M 2 Responses Sep 22

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    you know why I don't like reading so much and this reading culture? First I think the writer is not smarter than me, I don't have to be told what to do to start thinking or doing...
    DiegoSMarinho DiegoSMarinho 16-17, M Sep 22

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    The way things are, I can't even talk about it. How do I make time go faster? I'm only 15 years old. Next year in March I will be 16 and I can't wait. My mom has mental issues. She...
    EveTy EveTy 18-21, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    "You really shouldn’t say ‘I love you’ unless you mean it. But if you mean it, you should say it a lot. People forget.” – Jessica, age 8 I've read quite a few people...
    rtvbvfde rtvbvfde 26-30, M Sep 23

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    I'm okay living with imperfect people and an imperfect life. We're human we can't explore without mistakes, and I'm okay with difficult people, or at least I try. ;)
    kiddishguy kiddishguy 26-30, M Sep 24

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    "Your time is limited, so don't waste it living someone else life. Don't be trapped by dogma- wich is living with the results of other people's rhinking.don't let the nousw of...
    Zelaleme Zelaleme 46-50, F Oct 6

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    I lived off the grid in my own way. I had a caravan - took out the back seats - made a comfortable place to sleep/dream and share my life's experiences. Many people where curious...
    lutqueet lutqueet 56-60, F 2 Responses Oct 9

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    Your time is limited, so don't waste it living someone else's life. Don't be trapped by dogma - which is living with the results of other people's thinking. Don't let the noise of...
    expressomarkie expressomarkie 46-50, M 1 Response Oct 10

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    Antonina Daniellova pressed her face against the soft red velvet and sighed. Was there anything more sumptuous than this feeling? It reminded her of the tiny rabbit she had buried...
    Vetrov Vetrov 51-55, M 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    I was listening to an old radio interview Chris Perez (he use to be the singer Selena's husband before she died.) I recently stumbled onto him so ive kinda been getting re...
    SadisticPsychoBitch SadisticPsychoBitch 31-35, F 1 Response Sep 21

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    You ever get the feeling like you are on borrowed time? I do, I have been depressed all my life with the exception of the last two years. These last two years have been amazing...
    Shellback1992 Shellback1992 41-45, M 1 Response Sep 25

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    Somebody here wrote that we are all so very disconnected. It really makes no difference if you are an ACoA or not. I guess not AcoAs are just better at faking being connected than...
    rtvbvfde rtvbvfde 26-30, M 2 days ago

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    Living a life or fear, guilt and pleasing others is a life wasted. Improve your own life. Money isn't everything. You are responsible for your own happiness. Everyone's life...
    CrazyWaterSpring CrazyWaterSpring 51-55, M 1 Response Sep 22

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    Sometimes I forget what is the point of living. As a nine year old, I started cutting & as I grew older as teen my self-harm techniques have developed. I have attempted suicide...
    greensanctuary greensanctuary 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 22

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    I'm not Christian, so I can't say I believe this because God made us with a purpose... But I believe every living thing has its' place in life, minor or major.. They all have a...
    WouldyeKindly WouldyeKindly 13-15, T Sep 23

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    im constantly angry all the time. i came home to take care of my sick dad. i havent been home since high school, so as you can imagine, ive always lived my own life. were not a...
    blue951 blue951 26-30, M Sep 23

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    Why do I think that? I don't know. Life is so complex that I wouldn't say it's only life. Life is a bunch of lives in the sack of death, in which all things in Earth fall down...
    Peace1000 Peace1000 16-17, F Sep 30

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    I think about it Quite often lately Not as a first choice but as a back up My life seems to have gone on for 32yrs with no point No meaningful achievements Can't find a place to...
    MNI1982 MNI1982 31-35, F Oct 1

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    I think about it Quite often lately Not as a first choice but as a back up My life seems to have gone on for 32yrs with no point No meaningful achievements Can't find a place to...
    MNI1982 MNI1982 31-35, F 2 Responses Oct 1

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    I'm wasting my life because I'm too afraid of screwing it up to actually live it. I've never understood when people my age say that they're excited because they have their whole...
    hacky2012 hacky2012 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 2

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    Is it possible to miss life while still living?<3
    Jennnaaa Jennnaaa 13-15, F 2 Responses Oct 3

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    I am a 25 year old single mom living with my mother. I hate it. My mother has always been a very hovering, controlling, very fearful mother. She has always dictated and made...
    squeenana squeenana 22-25, F Oct 3

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    Some days, I feel like I know what makes it worth living, but today is not one of those days. I feel miserable and depressed right now. :(
    Whoami30 Whoami30 26-30, M 2 Responses Oct 9

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    to start over in a new body and new life, I would choose the latter now. I hesitated the first time I gave that answer, so it was living.
    Yleng Yleng 26-30, F Oct 10

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    October 13. Substance over Form. "I'm learning that for a variety of reasons, I've spent much of my life focusing on form rather than substance. My focus has been on having my...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F a week ago

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    Hmm, I like that. "I'm a spiritual being living a human experience"- we all are! We are all spirits created by God underneath all this flesh and this is just one of many lifetimes...
    gardengirl17 gardengirl17 22-25, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    October 18. Throwing Out the Rule Book. Many of us feel like we need a rulebook, a microscope, and a warranty to get through life. We feel uncertain, frightened. We want the...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F 2 days ago

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    What I am about to share with you is everything I've lived, loved and lost. It's the good, the bad, and the ugly. I've lived most of my life in constant confusion, trying to...
    NightwolfBlackheart NightwolfBlackheart 26-30, M 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    So basically I'm not living... I can't get back up...
    MatildaBlack MatildaBlack 13-15, F 1 day ago

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    What is the point of living? I'm alone, completely. I have $6 in change in my purse, my bank account is overdrawn by $700, and I owe more than $10,000 in regular loans, and $30,000...
    chumiloons chumiloons 46-50, F 2 Responses 6 hrs ago

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