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I Am So Frustrated With My Life and Feel Stuck

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    So I'm 19 years old about to be 20 in

    lest then a month... I have a bf he leaves in Chicago and I was planing on going to visit him and ask my parents for permission to be respectful. Now, I regret even asking them because all they doing is not letting me go and making a big deal about. My mom even wants to talk to...
    ddanniiella ddanniiella 18-21, F 1 Response May 29

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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, 2014

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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'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 2 Responses Jun 22, 2014

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    jonnvee jonnvee 16-17, F 2 Responses Feb 9

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    I know that life is insignificant

    but i want to add a purpose and meaning t my life,i have failed to an extent and now its exactly the rock bottom,i cannot decide or find what i want its like i am lost and this feeling that i have going in cant be expressed!
    iLoneHawk iLoneHawk 22-25, M 2 Responses Aug 6, 2014

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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, 2014

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    Nothing seems important anymore.

    It feels like I'm becoming numb. Maybe I'm just tired.. Tired of struggling.. Tired of frustration.. Tired of existing in a world where on the daily I feel inferior. No, it's not a lack of self-confidence on the interior. It's a lack of resources which lead to a lack of...
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses Aug 25, 2014

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    kcochrane2000 kcochrane2000 13-15, F Dec 26, 2014

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    I am running out of options.

    For the past three years, I have been seriously working on my mental health issues. I've been through a few therapists and doctors now. They used to be able to help me. I was on medicine that was making things a little easier to do and I was taking a class. I cared about making...
    Twon Twon 22-25 4 Responses Mar 19

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    every day goes by but with every day gone its

    another day I feel more empty I feel more alone school is the worst time I smile and laugh around people yet I'm crying inside my mom sees the pain this deep pain inside me stuck the pain I want gone to live to be able to be myself around everyone to be able to show people I'm...
    neonpinkcupcakelover neonpinkcupcakelover 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 2

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    Okay so recently a new guy has came to school,

    he's in the grade above me. I've had a nice life so far with my boyfriend of nearly two years (1 year 9 months and a half), but this new guy has turned my whole life upside down. We hit it off instantly, we have the same interests, live next to eachother, and are just friends...
    InsanityKitten InsanityKitten 18-21, F Sep 25, 2014

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    Sometime life repeats experiences

    until you learn your lesson...
    DanielleMaree DanielleMaree 26-30, F 2 Responses Oct 12, 2014

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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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    I am on my PhD since 3 years

    and dont seem to be getting anywhere! My supervisor just doesnt let me live. my friend adviced i consult a professional to get through this. Lets see how it goes! Or else i'll just give up now. 
    willson191 willson191 22-25, M 1 Response Jan 29

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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 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 23, 2014

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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, 2014

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    I don't even know why I'm sad.

    I have 5 siblings and I live w 4 of them and I don't like them, well at least I'm sure I don't like my 11 y/o brother, he's slow and I get mad at him for doing nothing sometimes idek what's wrong w me. My family's having financial problems so we can't shop or enjoy expensive...
    howlovelyx howlovelyx 16-17, F 2 Responses Apr 12

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    I'm almost 21. My parents are divorced

    and live full, occupied lives and have a new partner. My 18-year-old sister has moved to a neighbouring country to live with her boyfriend. I'm in a long-distance relationship and my own boyfriend lives in another country, 620 miles away. I spend my time alone, in an empty house...
    equilux equilux 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 7, 2014

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    I have a daughter named Maya

    and she is 13 months old. I am not married to her father but we did get engaged a couple years ago. Sometimes I feel bad that I didn't wait until marriage and do things the right way. I always feel like the older generation looks down at me for that and I also don't feel...
    Saphirediamonds Saphirediamonds 31-35, F Mar 18

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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, 2014

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    obliviousmystic obliviousmystic 26-30, F 2 Responses Aug 17, 2014

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    xdelightfulinsanityx xdelightfulinsanityx 16-17, F Aug 24

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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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    Tried my best to connect with somebody

    who could help me with my unconventional tastes.....not gonna happen. Adios
    RestlessWarrior1 RestlessWarrior1 46-50, T 1 Response Mar 19

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    I had always been interested in the arts,

    Chinese calligraphy. I even spent a month in Taiwan to learn mandarin; I'm not Chinese. Now returning back to Singapore after a year there. I came back and found myself in a deep state of depression and feeling uninspired everyday. I feel that everything is not the same anymore...
    Malikbm007 Malikbm007 26-30, M Mar 30

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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 51-55, M 2 Responses Apr 21, 2014

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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...
    BurningFist BurningFist 22-25, M 1 Response Sep 17, 2013

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    I am 26 years old, no husband,

    no children. What's wrong with me??
    DanielleMaree DanielleMaree 26-30, F 7 Responses Oct 5, 2014

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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 22-25, M 1 Response Jul 21, 2014

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    The only thing that makes me happy at the

    moment is seeing myself hanging from a ceiling or with a bullet hole in my head. fact is my life at the moment is no where near where i thought it would be at 19. instead i am depressed all the time and i have to work two full time jobs at really ****** fast food restaurants so...
    depressedastonvillafan depressedastonvillafan 22-25, M 1 Response Jun 2

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    How do people concentrate

    for long periods of time (like more than an hour)? I can't even stay on task for more than 10 minutes! I honestly haven't noticed this before, but now that there's difficult and so much more work for me to do, I'm falling behind in my classes. I don't understand. Even when I...
    quirkyyy quirkyyy 16-17, F Mar 2

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    I have been feeling so confused

    and lost. In high school I was involved in everything and was the valediction. Now I feel completely stuck. Due to money I had to leave the university I was in, I was constantly sick and now have medical bills on top of money I owe to the college. Then 5 family members past away...
    MysticallyForbidden MysticallyForbidden 22-25, F 2 Responses Aug 24, 2014

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    Trying to stay positive

    but the world is full of arseholes
    DanielleMaree DanielleMaree 26-30, F 1 Response Oct 16, 2014

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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 Jul 21, 2014

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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~
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Apr 21, 2014

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    Dammit, here I am again.

    Trying to write an online dating profile. And I come upon the subject of what I do for a living.. And I haft to tell about how I work at my father farm, and so forth. How I wanted to do something else.. How I am still looking for something else. How I both can and cant...
    mirkwood86 mirkwood86 26-30, M Mar 22

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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, 2014

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    I feel like I'm stuck in my life ,

    I'm so ready for change I'm about to go to high school and I've been doing volleyball for a year and I'm already tired of it , I want a new house because I hate my room and I never go out anymore like I used too
    talialampkin talialampkin 13-15, F Apr 19

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    So, without sounding totally bitter (I guess I

    am...sort of!) or make this go on forever, I guess I'll tell my story as briefly as I can. I used to have hopes and dreams for the future. Three years ago I had a great career in my field in the green industry. I had a girlfriend of six years. I had just bought my first...
    rawb922 rawb922 31-35, M 1 Response Dec 25, 2014

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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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    I don't know what to do about the anxiety i

    have every day at school. I'm constantly faced with the fact that i was once again sexually abused, and not inly that, but the ******* got off scot free. Plus, no one blames the teacher. No one but me.
    zydeko zydeko 18-21 Feb 25

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    I am so lonely and craving

    for attention and love... I just want someone who love me and ride with me through everything. I feel so alone and idk what to do anymore. Humans need to be touched and I don't mean sexually I mean in general. Noones touched me for sometime now... Ughh
    oliviatee oliviatee 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 19, 2014

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    I am packing my bags.

    Or... well.. that I mode I have been in lately, for the past many years.. I want to put everything worthwhile keeping into boxes. Pile it all up, so that I am ready to go. Nothing weighing me down, like clutter, useless items, etc. To be lightweight, and organized. I have...
    mirkwood86 mirkwood86 26-30, M 1 Response Mar 27

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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 31-35, F 1 Response Dec 26, 2013

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    sometimes I question

    why I'm Here Is this all a nightmare I will wake up from
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