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I Am Not Living My Life

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    I've been working on my own company called 'GIHYL' (Get It How You Live). It means survive by all means, do what you've got to do to feed your children and house your family. Now...
    ShmittyFLA ShmittyFLA 18-21, M Aug 14

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    Sleeping everyday is like living death 💀💀💀
    melnie melnie 16-17, F 1 day ago

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    The smell of the roses, making shapes in the clouds, it's living life moment by moment that makes it the best.
    Kano413 Kano413 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 31

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    I don't want to regret not living life the way it's supposed to be lived.
    leonelarocks leonelarocks 13-15, F Aug 3

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    What does living life to the fullest mean anyways sounds like some **** they tell you when your young like hey son Santa is real and he climbs down the chimney on Christmas time...
    AristotleOnassis AristotleOnassis 22-25, M 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    There are several these kinds of alcohol rehabs in Austin and around Texas that have specially properly trained employees which can be specialists at encouraging alcoholics and...
    Joseph048l7jx2 Joseph048l7jx2 31-35, M 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    To all would be immigrants thinking of coming to live in Australia before making the commitment to come here, think long and hard. I would recommend coming here on holidays for...
    nonaustralian nonaustralian 41-45, M 2 Responses 6 hrs ago

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    This is not a poem. Neither it is a novel story or some sort of anecdote. This is a simply advice from the author to anyone who thinks that his or her life is not worth of living...
    Craney1 Craney1 31-35 4 days ago

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    What is life? I keep wondering our topic for our class today. Our teacher presented us ten answers to the question and it's up to us to choose which one suits our opinions on the...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Jul 29

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    Where to start.... the racism and house prices and cost of living and zero opportunity. There's plenty of opportunity if you want to become a cleaner or a garbage man or a cook...
    wigitrelax wigitrelax 31-35, F 8 Responses Jul 30

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    I remember a time not so long ago, when I danced while bathed in sunlight and made every day an adventure; without fear or reservation, I lived my life the way life is supposed to...
    thisangelslife thisangelslife 31-35, M Aug 12

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    Not in the way most people would expect. As i've been going through teenage emotional spells, i often find myself questioning the essentialy point of living. these trivial life...
    a1uM1nuM448 a1uM1nuM448 13-15, F 2 Responses Aug 12

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    “Couldn't have requested for a greater expertise. Now we have a great number of Reminiscences, so many satisfied times, and we want to thank you for that...”General...
    Cristyayv Cristyayv 31-35, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Addiction to on line games and worlds is a concern of mine, since I've faced it repeatedly and I've seen it so much over the years. It's sad and we need help. If you are facing...
    DarkwingGoslyn DarkwingGoslyn 31-35 Aug 9

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    It was a day from hell. I went to the hospital for some regular blood work, an I was asked to settle down because the doc wanted to talk about something 'important'. I did not...
    anormalguy anormalguy 26-30, M 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    not even that. i'm just watching time go by. i have nothing to look forward to or even to dread G-d forbid. i just have nothing. i occupy my time pointlessly. i get up late, go for...
    usernameuphup1 usernameuphup1 18-21 Jul 31

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    My father, who lived to be 83 years old and had traveled all over the country and had known countless people (some famous, he was a jazz musician) told me a few years back that I...
    NoHeartButMyOwn NoHeartButMyOwn 51-55, F 1 Response Aug 6

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    Life doesn't seem to want to give me a break here lately. It's seemed to gradually get worse day by day. I'm probably more depressed now than I've ever been. I'm starting to lose...
    addictionbarbie addictionbarbie 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 9

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    I'm at a very strange point in my life. At one point I had everything sorted I was married and settled with my wife and we were planning on starting a family together. But then we...
    hopelessdreamer83 hopelessdreamer83 31-35, F 2 Responses Jul 23

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    I feel really very immature and silly saying this, like I only complain and don't want to try and change my life so I can stop hating it. I know I'm the only one that can change it...
    AxDisorientedxMind AxDisorientedxMind 22-25, F Jul 24

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    I lost the joy of living since she left me. 7 years has gone an nothing has been the same. Since that very day I've been living a grey darker life. I suppose disdain is one of the...
    urius urius 26-30 1 Response Aug 3

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    Help stop ALS ice bucket Challenge! Because... I very much understand how fun it might be to post a video of your self in public to "support" ALS. Because... Half of the people...
    Tooweak Tooweak 16-17, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I was sitting down and thinking... And I literally have no friends.... Literally... I have a couple but I know they don't care about me, I'm the third wheel... I haven't had a...
    Bflyboo14 Bflyboo14 13-15, F 22 hrs ago

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    I was the carer of my younger brother who had gotten very very sick, with why he was sick having nothing to do with the next part. After he was battling with drugs for many of...
    vince36 vince36 31-35, M Jul 23

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    So I'm going to write and write to my heart's content right now, and I hope that it comes out somewhat cogent. My editing of this story is going to be meager, as it is with most of...
    foldedunfolding foldedunfolding 31-35, F 2 Responses Jul 27

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    I am extremely happy with the way my life is looking right now. I have a really great boyfriend who I've been dating for a year and a half, I got a best friend that I can pretty...
    Lipsofanangel976 Lipsofanangel976 16-17, F Aug 13

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    August 18. Valuing this Moment. "Detachment involves present moment living - living in the here and now. We allow life to happen instead of forcing and trying to control it. We...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F 5 days ago

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    Opinionated Entitled Ozzies ... Here’s something I found written by an ozzie who was upset to have discovered the forum “ I hate LIVING IN australia”…. His rant is in...
    Spankerr Spankerr 51-55 6 Responses Jul 25

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    The True Nature of This Colonial Country You are right about having to service the "old white generation". You see, before multiculturalism you had assimilation - which basically...
    boganbait boganbait 46-50, M 3 Responses Jul 30

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    Life in Korea was an amazing experience, which cannot be duplicated. I hope to return sometime and possibly live their once again in the future. The place is beyond words in beauty...
    TransientDude TransientDude 26-30, M Aug 3

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    Whats the point? I dont know how much more I can take.. I dont see the point in living anymore, there's nothing for me. I'm nothing, I'm not anything; I'm worthless, I'm...
    Shxnnon Shxnnon 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 3

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    Life is just ******. No one gives a **** about how u are. U are judged by ur skin, family, clothes, house ect. Whats the point of living if your miserable? When ur unwanted? When...
    magenjane678 magenjane678 13-15, F 2 Responses Aug 4

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    Spiritual Understanding Through Disassociation We all as humans live within a world of business because it involves production and sales which brings money for all to spend while...
    timesoftrouble timesoftrouble 56-60, M Aug 4

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    Am I living for myself or for my family? Because if it was for myself I would have been dead already. What do you do when you're being tore apart by your thoughts. Thoughts that...
    Robin1226 Robin1226 18-21, F 5 Responses Aug 7

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    Can't Aussies just be ******* human!!!! Look, I don't really care about the economy, or the politics, or the trashy media or the state of the roads, etc. I just want (or wanted...
    boganbait boganbait 46-50, M 5 Responses Aug 8

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    I just found out that I failed 2 of my law papers and so instead of finishing next year, I'm going to be finishing the year after. I just don't know how to keep going. I'm turning...
    Kayli90 Kayli90 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 11

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    I'm real tired of dealing with the same **** everyday.. I'm really at a point where I'm almost done with living. I'm almost to my limit I hate my life.
    Born2Inspire Born2Inspire 18-21, M Aug 12

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    I have no reason to live. I've tried everything to get over my depression and anxiety but nothing is working. everyone is giving up on me. I have nobody. I have no life. I sleep...
    silentgirl1234 silentgirl1234 13-15, F 3 Responses Aug 13

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    OMG, do I ever! I have been pretty much sleeping the one I have away, for the past year now, literally... I had a psychotic breakdown around this time last year and it has...
    Sandalwood3 Sandalwood3 41-45, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    I recently moved from the suburbs to the country and I'm so glad I did! I feel like life is worth living again and my soul has been restored.
    youzandmeez youzandmeez 31-35, F 5 days ago

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