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I Am Not Living My Life

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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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    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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    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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    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. 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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    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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    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 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...
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    This life I'm living and my life on EP
    doubletimeit doubletimeit 18-21, M 1 Response 6 hrs ago

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    Hi guys & gals, I want to share my story today and I hope it will inspire others to take a new step further in life. I was diagnosed with herpes almost 3 years ago, I was out of...
    Michhmoriss Michhmoriss 26-30, F 3 hrs ago

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    Its all meaningless. Am 20 and am thinking on dying. A whole life ahead of me? Like what? Working 8 am to 6 pm everyday? Spending **** and being ruthless to get a promotion? If I...
    irishhen irishhen 18-21, M 1 Response 5 hrs ago

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    I'm just putting this out there for you people. Many people think that a human being is created at the time of conception but this belief is not supported by the bible. The...
    themagijudal themagijudal 22-25, F 4 Responses Feb 9

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    Miserabelle Miserabelle 16-17, F Feb 13

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    I find myself, lost in confusion when it comes to someone. A person I never knew, but a face I've seen in a dream. A dream that showed me a future, a future that has happened. She...
    WarzJack WarzJack 22-25, M 1 Response Feb 14

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    i often get lost in the thought on life. Its so powerful. There is so much wonder on how everything is so perfect that life goes on everyday without a single glitch,fault or some...
    SeJunior SeJunior 18-21, M 11 hrs ago

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    jenvice jenvice 46-50, F 2 Responses Feb 15

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    bubucis bubucis 31-35, F Feb 17

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    Sometimes in life you befriend people that have "quirky" ways and seem to look at life's problems a little "different". I had such a girlfriend I hung out with. We have been...
    yooper01 yooper01 56-60, F Feb 5

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    I’m a loser , I am a loser in this cruel boring LIMITED real world , reality , real life I am a 33 years old Asian guy, who used to have so many beautiful hope & dreams , and...
    nikiwonoto nikiwonoto 26-30, M 1 Response a week ago

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    This is my life. And somehow, I cannot find it in myself to be apologetic for it. That would go against everything I believe in, and all that I stand for. To be unapologetic with...
    SleepyHead2123 SleepyHead2123 18-21 3 days ago

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    cloudsoflife cloudsoflife 26-30, M Feb 4

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    This is my first time posting.. But lately ive been feeling really hopeless. I have everything going for me. I am privileged to be going to school and having a steady job that...
    SunshineLaura SunshineLaura 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 18

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    In a couple months I'll be 25. I live with my dad and young sister. I get tired of living with my dad. Our relationship is not a close one.he is controlling.does not want me going...
    Hannarose Hannarose 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 21

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    It's so strange how life works. A tragedy can happen, you're world is flipped upside down, yet life goes on. People die, hearts are broken, but you're still breathing. You're...
    kay5262 kay5262 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    Yes, it is possible, because I wanted to do this. I could list a myriad of reasons of why I have chosen a life of freedom from the western economic system. For now would like to...
    Abnoba Abnoba 36-40, F Feb 18

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    I feel that life without authenticity will make you a people pleaser. Yes, you might fly high career wise and enjoy a great reputation but deep down inside you feel defeated...
    harmony226 harmony226 26-30, M Feb 21

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    I just feel like my life is over. I feel like I have failed and there's nothing more I can do. I feel ashamed. I'm tired of feeling this way, I'm fu3kin tired of it. I feel so much...
    Thefightingangel Thefightingangel 18-21, M 1 Response a week ago

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    i'm tired of living, but i don't necessarily want to die. it all just seems pointless. in the words of edgar winter which i heard through a tupac song, "Why am I fighting to live...
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    RoseDani RoseDani 16-17, F Feb 8

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    Boredinaustralia Boredinaustralia 26-30 13 Responses Feb 14

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    A few years ago, I began a living list, each thing I accomplish brings a little bit more of me to life. My biggest dream is Alaska, not for vacation, but for one year minimum. I...
    Hugmybear Hugmybear 46-50, F 1 Response Feb 20

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    Look for my life partner and be serious in conjunction When I was 35 years old. I would love to be my partner in his mind and his emotions and his soul and his body just me and I...
    fares79 fares79 31-35, M 14 hrs ago

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    I am a whistle blower who had attempted to expose some ugly truths about a provincial government Ministry. That was back in the day when I believed that justice was about evidence...
    wronglyaccused71 wronglyaccused71 46-50, F 1 Response 8 hrs ago

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    Life matters doesn't matter when your born or when you die but what really matters is the dash between those dates. How many lives you touched. How many friends you made. The dash...
    bigbill75 bigbill75 36-40, M 7 hrs ago

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    Don’t have a thought attack. This weekend was a true test to apply the principles I have been learning for the past couple of months. I was presented with a very difficult...
    KemiKill KemiKill 36-40, F 16 Responses Feb 9

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