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I Am So Frustrated With My Life and Feel Stuck

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    Nothing will ever go right.

    Ughhhh! I feel like I need to run away more as an adult than I ever did as a kid. I will never meet someone who understands it. I live in a vicious circle of depression. I try to do something to improve my circumstances, then something will happen, and I get dragged right back...
    Ag0405 Ag0405 22-25, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Why?

    14 years old. Not pretty, not ugly, but average. I fall into the background, but always perfered being behind the scenes to being in front of the crowd. So why am I so frustrated? I get great grades, am on the honor roll, and have a nice selection of friends that support me. Why...
    iwantout101 iwantout101 13-15 5 Responses Sep 10, 2011

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    Im So Lost Right Now And Feel So Stuck

    You know what, it takes everyone around me telling me that I'm doing good or I'm doing better and that I've come along way, just for me to be able to think that. But overall I just feel like I'm in a hole with no way out. And being happy seemed to just turn into....a dream...
    chris619er chris619er 22-25 1 Response Apr 9, 2012

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    My Life Is Stuck

    In a rut and I don't know the way out. and that's not my fault at all. I have been trying hard but no luck yet. I don't know why sometimes life gets so complicated. I know how i can control it but still i have no control over it cause i need others to cooperate. It feels really...
    deeepsea deeepsea 26-30, F 1 Response Jun 19, 2012

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    Confused About My Life

    This is my first story on here so here it goes. I was in a relationship for almost 6 years with I thought a good man. He has two kids ages 16 and 10. He lived with me and I helped raise his kids. My life started out pretty great with him but then it became very difficult...
    Saphirediamonds Saphirediamonds 31-35, F 3 Responses Oct 31, 2012

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    I'm still at university

    but I just feel like I do the same thing over and over again especially holidays. Somedays I just want to disappear somewhere or go on an adventure, find a perfect place to spend the day but being broke kind of makes that a bit more difficult. I don't know I'm just sick of my...
    Ailurus23 Ailurus23 18-21, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    So Frustrated...

    Still frustrated, as usual...  I am 33 years old, educated, successful, very (too) giving and supportive of the people in my life.  Don't get me wrong, I am not handicapped, sick, abused, etc., and have many many things and people that I am very thankful for.  I am...
    TryingToBeBetter TryingToBeBetter 31-35 9 Responses Aug 15, 2010

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    I'm 20 years old and I feel

    so frustrated. I feel like I haven't done anything significant with my life and am tired of school. I just feel like I'm wasting time in school. I just want to start a business and not be a part of the rat race. I worry a lot and feel extremely frustrated. I don't really know...
    chocolatestarfish123 chocolatestarfish123 18-21, M 1 Response Jun 22

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    Alright, so here's my story.

    I'll try to keep this with an introduction or at least the shorter version. You can 't believe how 'happy' I am that I have found this site and to read that I am not the only person struggling with little things in life! I am happy to finally write my story down, knowing that...
    Guuguubarra Guuguubarra 26-30, F 1 Response Dec 26, 2013

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    I'm 38. When I was 28 I met someone in my

    hometown and fell in love and moved to a far away city with him. We married and have the house and the baby and then he turned and we divorced at 35 years old. Took me 3 years to get over it and I woke up one morning and I feel old and exhausted. I wish I could leave this town...
    fearlessmom fearlessmom 36-40, F 3 Responses Jun 22

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    Life Happened?

    Let me start off by saying my dad is probably the best person you could meet on earth. He's kindhearted, giving, and my very best friend. So what I cant seem to understand is why. Why can I not stand to be around him after too long or why can I not talk to him on the phone. I...
    etaa etaa 18-21, F Feb 1, 2013

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    I hate feeling stuck

    when I don't have to. When I have the choice to change that and just make it all better. I like being free and on my own.
    Answeringyou35 Answeringyou35 18-21, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    just seems like nothing wants to work.. I'm at the point i just want to throw in the towel and be done.. I'm sick of getting up everyday and being disappointed.. I'm tired of being miserable all the time,but no matter what i do its always the same.
    Tim6988 Tim6988 36-40 1 Response Jun 25

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    Life Over

    hi everyoneim a 29 year old married mother of 2 beautiful girls. I have a 4 year old and a 1 year old.being a full time mom im so exhausted all the time, my husband doesnt get home until after the kids have gone to bed and by that time im so tired to do anything. I have been...
    deedayal deedayal 26-30 3 Responses Jun 12, 2011

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    I am sitting at work right

    now while my older sister sits in her chair and bosses me around; "Do this, call this guy, drop this off". I can't take it. I am a musician and the only thing withholding me from my dream is the family business which I was forced into. I wasn't made for the industrious world. I...
    Lorenzo23 Lorenzo23 22-25, M 1 Response Mar 31

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    Am So Frustrated Right Now, That I May Do Something Bad To End It All

    it all started when i was the university during my final year, i was so successful in school that i came out with an award as the best networking graduate, my parent were so proud of me. am the only son of my parent and i have four sisters, when an uncle of mine who is very rich...
    donnet19 donnet19 22-25 2 Responses Dec 21, 2012

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    I'm going into my sophomore year

    and I still don't have a major. What I really want to do there isn't a major for and I might not even be able to make a living doing it. I'm so stressed. Anyone else feel like they have no idea what they're doing? Lol.
    ksgirl11 ksgirl11 18-21, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    Alright, so here is my next little:

    I-feel-like-pulling-my-hair-out moment. My boyfriend has lost his driver's license for 6 months and he 's a car mechanic. Awsome combination, isn't it? Adding a company that he started only a couple weeks before being licenceless. "I need to go to Auto Stop (shop), I forgot...
    Guuguubarra Guuguubarra 26-30, F Dec 28, 2013

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    Feeling like a prisoner in my own body.

    I want to feel but I'm mentally numb, stress is killing me.... Feels like Moses, 15 years myself,lol. When does that's button click that allows me to feel okay about being okay..where does it come from? Why do I care but don't...s.o.s. exhausted. Stoic~
    QuietStar76 QuietStar76 36-40, F 1 Response Apr 21

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    When Will It End... This Stupid Fight For Everything

    Im so frustrated, emotionally, , as a daughter and mother and friend and lack of work.. sexually. **** I just am so sick of constantly giving to everyone else and being disappointed by life over and ******* over and ******* over again. This week end I had a date with someone...
    browneyesopening browneyesopening 36-40, F 1 Response Jun 3, 2013

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    Very Frusrated And Discouraged With My Life And Terribly Stuck!

    I am a 49 yr old never married lady who has been successful at what I have tried in life. I have participated in many things from learning 6  foreign languages to modeling. I was always hoping to be a mother and wife some day but it has never happened. i am an attractive woman...
    resum resum 46-50 2 Responses Dec 30, 2011

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    I have periodic spurts of good moments,

    but then my mood seems to swing back into being heavy and glum. The most annoying part is i feel trapped. My default mentality is optimism. I feel like im a hostage in my body. My instincts and my thoughts are healthy and normal, but the rest of me doesnt seem to match up...
    Jonesing4nice Jonesing4nice 18-21, M Jul 11

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    Alot Is The Word

    I'm in a weird spot. It sucks not always having money, not completing work, many things of wide range are frustrating for me. Whether its things going on in world such as the media screwing with everything and the two stupid political parties arguing over everything; social...
    DX2000 DX2000 22-25, M 1 Response Sep 17, 2013

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    I'm so frustrated .. I feel like running away &

    never coming back & I'm afraid to kill myself & I have no where to run too .. My mom doesn't get me at all & she's just the main problem & my dad past away 😭 I also try smoking my pain away ...
    sadgirl300 sadgirl300 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 21

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    I lost my Father at the age of 13 I am

    now 15 turning 16 in June. I miss him so much & ever since he had past things had never been the same. Me & my mom stop getting along & my sister & I have 3 brothers & I am very close with 1. My Daddy was the bread winner & as soon as he died things really took a turn with Money...
    sadgirl300 sadgirl300 16-17, F 2 Responses Apr 23

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    Stuck

    29 No kids In debt Overweight Hate my job Not in love Engaged Never good enough for my family Bf parents hate me Never fit in So tired Feel so stuck!
    Lostintheshuffle26 Lostintheshuffle26 26-30, F 1 Response Jun 14, 2013

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    50 yrs old, husband, dad

    and sales professional. Lost my job 18 months ago after 12 years with the same company, won 9 National Sales Rep of the Year Awards and still can't find a good job. Feel I have solid qualifications and submit resumes but don't get called for interviews. Doing all kinds of odd...
    UptightDAD UptightDAD 46-50, M 2 Responses Apr 21

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    Ik that I'm to young to worry bout this stuff

    but I do. I always feel that there is never someone really there for me. Except for my cousin who lives miles away. Yes I have friends and family but I always feel like they over look who I really am. I just want to feel wanted and to be in a place where I belong.
    brookie9712 brookie9712 13-15, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I'm just so beyond done right

    now with things. I feel like spending all day in bed as life just seems pointless and hopeless. I feel like I move one step forward and three back. I can't speak to my SO about it and what little family I have dislike me. I've moved away from my friends back to my home town...
    htings1 htings1 22-25, F 6 Responses Dec 7, 2013

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    I Cant Do This Anymore

    Hi my name is savannah. I am 30 years old and i live in Louisville, Kentucky. I have bipolar disorder and several other health issues. For the last 18 years i have struggled with my bipolar disorder and chronic pain from endometriosis. I have had four surgries the last one helped...
    Sadie82 Sadie82 31-35, F 2 Responses Sep 17, 2013

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    Just Can't Get Out

    I am so past frustrated I don't even know where to begin... I feel like everything started right after my wedding, my husband lost his job, we were already struggling and that's pretty much the straw that broke my back. and we basically lost our home and had to move in with the...
    soveryoverit soveryoverit 26-30, F 3 Responses Aug 22, 2011

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    I Want Out!

    ugh! I don't know what to do!! I just turned 40 and I feel my life is a bore! Definitely not where I wanted to be at this age! 18 yr marriage to a couch potato and still live at the same small condo! Nothing to show for all these years! I want to leave, but have so many second...
    Trekkeyone Trekkeyone 36-40 3 Responses Dec 20, 2011

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    Really Lost

    There's a saying that goes with every one door that closes a million more open, nope! Not so with me. Seems like all doors from all angles have been closed and I haven't the alightest clue how to reopen them. I entered this country for schooling ....... And like many other...
    mahailiabarrie mahailiabarrie 26-30, F 2 Responses Mar 17, 2012

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    I just want to go away

    and have some time to myself. I need to think things out. I need to get away, and I want to say what I feel, but I feel like they're not going to listen. I feel like crying over it, but tears won't do anything. I just want to get away from it all.
    Kperr14 Kperr14 13-15, F 3 Responses Apr 21

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    So Frustrated

    I am so mad lately. I know it's stupid because I know it's life and these are everyday small things. I hate when know one seems to listen to you. I hate that I am a supervisor at my job and no one has time to help me or follow what I want in order. I feel like when others tell me...
    Pjs21 Pjs21 26-30 1 Response Mar 28, 2013

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    I am so bored. i am bored with my marriage.

    i am bored with my job..my friends..my surroundings. i want to move out of state.maybe even out of the country...i want to travel. i want to do something that helps people. i feel like my job does not contribute to society, to the community or to my own well being..but i dont...
    lunal0vegood lunal0vegood 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 23

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    I live with my dad and have my whole life

    and ever since I can remember it's been a toxic environment. He has a drug problem and often has mood swings an lashes out at me for the simplest things (most recently because I knocked over a flower pot.!). My mom lives 5 hours away from me with all of my 7 little brothers and...
    loveandotherdrugs8 loveandotherdrugs8 18-21, F 2 Responses 23 hrs ago

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    I am so depressed and unhappy with my life.

    Im 21 years old I still live at home. I want to desperately move out on my own because my mom house is filled up with like 8 people I don't even have my own room anymore. I'm workin a job where I barely make 600 every two weeks doing disgusting work that I hate (I'm a caregiver...
    coleworld01 coleworld01 18-21, F 2 Responses May 13

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    On A Rut!

    I used to think I was pretty, smart and successful.. and I suppose for a while I was.. My mother and sister thought I led a charmed life that everything I touched was gold.. everything I ventured into I succeeded... But maybe that was before.. Now, my self esteem is at its...
    reenfree reenfree 26-30 5 Responses Oct 4, 2012

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    I have a bad temper and I'm concerned

    that it will get worse, when in a bad financial situation it worries me, many other things worry me (which isn't healthy). I need to relax, what should I do?
    DX2000 DX2000 22-25, M 2 Responses Jan 18

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    I am trying so hard to get along each day.

    I know there are times in life when you are hit hard with bad things and you constantly fail. But for me I just try so hard to change my life and when I decide to do something that thing just go wrong really badly. So sad of it because i don't have anyone to tell how I feel...
    neo89x neo89x 22-25 May 4

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    As I sit here, thinking about life and my life, or lack thereof, it's starting to become clear that I'm not happy. With any aspect of my life.
    itsmed11 itsmed11 26-30, F 3 Responses Jul 11

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    I keep putting off things that I want to accomplish and become frustrated with my parents and in the end mostly myself. I can't even make sense with my words right now. I have so...
    wajaylababo wajaylababo 16-17, F 1 Response Jun 25

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    47. Bright. Caring. Disabled. Lmao. Not sure how to be an adult. Feel like rainman version of dear abby. Know behavior and motive. Plus recovery or coping...
    converted converted 46-50, M 2 Responses Jun 29

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    So, recently I've come to the conclusion that I never feel completely satisfied or content with life. I have a decent job, I have a car, I have enough people to dub "friends" and...
    CocoaLibra CocoaLibra 26-30, F Jul 1

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    Ok so it's really annoying when someone plays with your feelings.This girl I know, at first it was like she is so into me and now I know she still likes me but she acts as if she...
    Ashashby Ashashby 18-21, M Jun 25

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    No. Frustrated is where you can't achieve your goal. What do you call it when anything you try and do is met with constant reflections on your performance? Constant dead ends to...
    picklebobble picklebobble 46-50, M 1 Response Jul 4

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    I get frustrated all the time because I can't get alone time and everyone I know jumps to conclusions about my life.
    augustblue augustblue 22-25, M 3 Responses Jul 4

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    I'm so tired of bending over backwards for someone who doesn't do the same for me. I'm tired of the mind games. And the fighting. I'm tired of sacrificing , for their happiness. I...
    lookslikeparadise lookslikeparadise 22-25, F Jul 8

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    I don't know how we got to the point where killing our neighbors became so easy and common. people kill one another just for giving dirty looks, having arguments, even for material...
    gardengirl17 gardengirl17 22-25, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I am single, and proud of it! There's nothing that upsets me more than to see people in a relationship to make up for being alone. It's so sad. Why do we put so much pressure on...
    Alliwoo Alliwoo 18-21, F 1 Response 12 hrs ago

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      Lmao Frustrateds one word. Amused never. 19 hours a day. Minus ninety minutes of rescued. Or five more hours of sleep a week.
    converted converted 46-50, M a week ago