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I Am Not Living My Life

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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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    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 46-50, F 7 Responses Feb 21, 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Because I'm only going to be here this one time and experience every moment in only that moments time frame and it goes by faster and faster. So yeah bring it on!!! I love living...
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    I hate to be negative but i just don't understand the point of life here on earth, i don't want to be married and i don't want kids. i dont like to drink, smoke, and hook up with...
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    What am I living for? This has been on my mind. Anyway, it's just temporary thoughts (I never attempted to. . .). I'd be selfish if I do. Then I thought of my loved ones. It might...
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    becomeinvisible becomeinvisible 22-25, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I just want to live my life without having to revolve every decision that I make around a job. I want to travel when I feel like it. I want to work whenever and wherever I want to...
    CDoza CDoza 26-30, M 1 Response a week ago

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    So, i dated this guy. I've known him most of my life. And we used to be so comfortable with each other even before we were friends, because our sisters were best friends, and our...
    selfh8ter98 selfh8ter98 16-17, F a week ago

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    Yep.From the day I was born life has been rough for me.I nearly died because I was 3 and a half months premature. My mom wasn't allowed to see me when I was born because she was...
    MusicLover4Eternity MusicLover4Eternity 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 21

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    I want to find new friends and start life again. Erase all these years (just leave out the good stuff), travel places, start living life the way I want to, not the way my parents...
    QuiteReal QuiteReal 18-21, M 2 Responses Jul 20

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    After many years on my own, mistakes, bad relationships, failed marriage and bad financial decisions, my daughter and I find ourselves living with my father again. We were...
    BebeMac BebeMac 36-40, F 1 Response Jul 19

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    GoldenHeart69 GoldenHeart69 22-25, F 4 Responses Jul 19

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    The pain of just living, this pain grew immensely in the last 3 years for me. But now I'm at my limit, I want my end to come soon. Why am I even enduring a life of loneliness and...
    Calamityy Calamityy 22-25, M Jul 18

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    I remember life before Internet. I think life was better. People had to make a bigger effort,to be in your life. People had to learn the skills of socializing. People had to hear...
    Susiedisney Susiedisney 56-60, F 4 Responses Jul 17

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    I can often be perceived as a very energetic person but I'm more laid back. I enjoy the simple aspects of life like the birds chirping, the wind blowing and even just walking a dog...
    maxamade maxamade 13-15, M Jul 16

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    My philosophy class can be depressing since it makes life seem pointless and meaningless. We read The Myth of Sisyphus which is about a man named Sisyphus who tricks Pluto into...
    XxLionHeartxX XxLionHeartxX 18-21 5 Responses Jul 15

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    Every day I wake up determined to live. Some days, this looks like a lot of naps and snuggles with my daughter. Some days, like today, we visit the beach and with oxygen in tow we...
    beachesandsunshine121 beachesandsunshine121 26-30, F Jul 15

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    I am 1 in a million! Well 1.8 actually, A few years ago I was diagnosed with a rare disease called pigmented villonodular synovitis (PVNS). It affected my right knee. It's an...
    Birabian Birabian 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 14

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    BlueDreamer87 BlueDreamer87 26-30, M 1 Response Jul 13

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    JennPenn JennPenn 18-21, F Jul 13

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    How HIV Children Are Injured And Kill By The Actions Of The City Of Salinas, Ca. The Salinas Valley is one of the largest agricultural centers in the USA and the city of...
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    Mine definitely started to manifest at 21, initially it was very slow, I wasn't overly worried about the future, if anything, I felt free and happy despite being at zero. I thought...
    usernameinneed usernameinneed 26-30, M Jul 11

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    I can't say I don't love life. This world is such a beautiful place. I even love its little dark corners. Perhaps I'm warped and a little morbid but I can't say I mind much. Yet...
    solivagant86 solivagant86 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 10

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    I am a 38 year old Native American. My story is like most; chaos, pain, doubt, and confusion. My Mother died from a heroin overdose before I was 10 years old. My high...
    whenmyheadhurts whenmyheadhurts 36-40, F Jul 9

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    ****** job, stressed out, no life, no love... Living a soulless life without pleasure or joy ... Merely existing not living
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    SonOfMagnus SonOfMagnus 22-25, M 2 Responses Jul 9

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