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I Am Not Living My Life

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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...
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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 6 Responses 1 day ago

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    Honestly I just don't know anymore every time I try to be positive on life things just go bad again. Every since 7th grade things haven't been all that but things didn't really get...
    XFallingAngelX XFallingAngelX 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 13

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    Anyone living a double life? We are working on a new documentary (apparently, I see on here there have been a few already on here looking for the same thing) exploring the...
    janesmith12 janesmith12 36-40, F 1 Response Jul 8

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    Have you ever shared a cup of hot chocolate with a loved one, or laughed so hard you cry afterwards, or seeing the smile on a little kids face when you give them a little attention...
    Mi5h Mi5h 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 10

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    I am living with my parents and I'm 34 years old. After graduation, I had tried to do my post graduation in computers, but I was finding it difficult to finish the course, I wasn't...
    Saiyuri23 Saiyuri23 31-35 Jul 19

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    I've been married for 28 years. My children are grown up. My husband is out going, life and soul, hard working but I'm lost. I feel conditioned which is maybe my fault. I...
    simply44 simply44 51-55, F 13 hrs ago

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    I believe people people come into our lives for a reason. Sometimes to make us feel better and lift our fallen and battered spirits. To bring and laughter. To make us realize that...
    brokenscarred brokenscarred 36-40, F 4 Responses 6 hrs ago

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    July 20. Letting Go of Resistance. Do not be in such a hurry to move on. Relax. Breathe deeply. Be. Be in harmony today. Be open. There is beauty around and in us today. There...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F Jul 20

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    I need to get out of my own head and start to live life again this is a make or break situation. Once again i find myself in a situation that scares me half to death and i am...
    lilreddress lilreddress 36-40, F 5 Responses Jul 7

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    Ozstra'yin SOCIOPATHS. The word "sociopath" pops up quite frequently in this forum when we are discussing some of the traits that leave room for improvement in the ozzie character...
    Spankerr Spankerr 51-55 2 Responses Jul 15

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    I never thought i would write about suicide but i am at the point where i do not care anymore. Since high school i have suffered from both severe anxiety and depression. My anxiety...
    saria89 saria89 22-25, F 4 Responses Jul 5

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    I have been working various part time jobs for the past 2 years now since I graduated from university and having had an offer to study for my masters have decided to go for it so I...
    LaurenGraham LaurenGraham 22-25, F Jul 18

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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 a week ago

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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 6 days ago

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    I have always wondered what the point of life is. To exist by conjoined atoms surrounded by negatively charged electrons. Despite centuries of reflection and 6 billion people alive...
    BrainnahGrace BrainnahGrace 13-15, F 4 Responses 13 hrs ago

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    I feel like I'm wasting my life away. I can't find a job and I'm not starting school until September after a year. My life has been messed up the past year and I don't know how...
    cmdoran cmdoran 18-21, F 3 Responses 3 hrs ago

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    I truly do want to be positive about my life. I envy people who are naturally positive and just have this amazing outlook on life! I want to be that person! It's A LOT OF WORK! I...
    hysgirl hysgirl 31-35, F 1 hr ago

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    I'm 24 years old and I live with my parents. I'm a college grad and I have a job but sadly I don't make anywhere near enough to move out on my own. Living with my parents makes me...
    beuxarts beuxarts 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 8

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    I can't sleep most nights anymore, I know I'm young but I still can't see a point in living. I guess I'm scared. At the end of our lives there is nothing? So why don't we just jump...
    pusheen123 pusheen123 16-17, M 1 Response Jul 20

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    “How much more there is now to living! Instead of our drab slogging forth and back to the fishing boats, there’s reason to life! We can lift ourselves out of ignorance, we can...
    imgreywlf imgreywlf 56-60, M 1 Response Jul 22

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    ive moved about 8 times in the past 5 years. im originally from ohio but we moved to south carolina about 3 years ago and I was happy as hell had so many friends and was just happy...
    idkhby idkhby 13-15, F 3 Responses Jul 2

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    I have these feelings every couple of days where I just can't see my life changing in the next couple of years. When I was 14 I never would have imagined to be living Iike I am now...
    Kampion Kampion 18-21, M 2 Responses Jul 12

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    The new materialistic, super-aggressive bogan.I suspect that it may actually get worse in Austraylia because of the limitations and inherent contradictions within multiculturalism...
    boganbait boganbait 46-50, M 5 Responses Jul 14

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    Living in this world , like living invisible nobody can see u or feel u . All they do is judge u .... I hate life !!! 😡😡😡😡😡😡
    muoi muoi 22-25, F Jul 17

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    My whole life has been nothing but horrible struggle and things getting worse and worse. Bullied all growing up, kept trying to get by and ignore people, go to college with funding...
    tmac543 tmac543 26-30, F 6 Responses Jul 21

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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 a week ago

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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 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Waking up everyday hurts, just waking up is a reminder of my unhappiness and how much I hate my life. I spend most of my life trying to make the people around me happy and I get...
    NamlessBeing NamlessBeing 16-17, F 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    What life is.... This is the big complicated question that goes in my mind all the round. Why life takes so many exams and what will be the outcome of these exams. Nobody knows...
    Life26 Life26 26-30, F Jul 2

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    One of our most overlooked superpowers in life is the unbelievable power of our beliefs. A quick note: This is not for the faint of heart. It is going to go deeper than possibly...
    NeoJesusOfTheMatrix NeoJesusOfTheMatrix 70+ 4 Responses Jul 16

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     i close my eyes and i enter a world where no barriers exist. ...like being dead for little while.a place where i feel complete and i feel real.there must be people like me...
    RoobieCatenis RoobieCatenis 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 2

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    I feel so unbelievably capable. But it seems like what I had hoped for and expected, isn't occurring. I always wanted to be a young married couple - enjoy that for awhile and...
    milehighHeartbreak milehighHeartbreak 31-35, M Jul 3

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    My MIL is a tetraplegic. She was in a car accident and she damaged her c-6 and c-7 vertebrae. She is now wheel chair bound. I know starting a story about how I am unhappy living...
    Natesbabydoll Natesbabydoll 26-30, F Jul 3

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    What's the point of living if I have no life. I do try, honestly but when I do...I'm miserable and my anxiety is so bad, I shake constantly. Why is god doing this to me:( why can't...
    GeorgiaAlicee GeorgiaAlicee 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 3

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    I feel like sh*t almost everyday...... life is sometimes worth not living. There's too much pain, too much suffering, nothing in this world to live for.
    TheGuy147 TheGuy147 16-17, M 4 Responses Jul 5

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    Don't get me wrong... I love the women in my life. Most of my friends growing up were girls. I have strong relationships with my female relatives. But really... I can't stand...
    dukelostboy25 dukelostboy25 26-30, M Jul 7

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