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I Am Wasting My Life Away

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    maiomeN maiomeN 16-17, F 1 Response Nov 19, 2014

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    My friend says she often thinks about ending it

    I try and remind her that she still has a while to go don't give up right now. I wonder what could happen that would make her say that. I also let her know that Jesus answers all.
    benchwork12 benchwork12 26-30, F Jun 5, 2014

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    I've Wasted My Life Away And I Doubt It Will Ever Get Better...

    I know i am only 22 and shouldn't feel this way but it seems like my whole life has already been wasted and nothing seems to ever happen to me. I'm 22 and already a recluse because i have social phobia and i barely have any friends and the friends i do have I'm not very close...
    stephybear1990 stephybear1990 22-25, F 4 Responses Feb 12, 2012

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    I feel so low and full of doom

    and despair. So unhappy. I'm miserable.
    Belissa Belissa 31-35, F 1 Response Apr 9, 2014

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    BloodofAmara BloodofAmara 16-17, F 2 Responses Nov 19, 2014

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    I feel like everything I do is wrong.

    My boyfriend broke up with me because we fight a lot. My mom blames me for everything. My dad is quick to get physically hostile with me. He hates me. I'm surprised I'm still alive considering his hate for me. I don't know what I'm doing with my life. I don't have a job, no...
    ccarol9073 ccarol9073 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 30, 2014

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    I wonder if clouds ever look down at us

    and say "wow look, that ones shaped like an idiot!"
    Bflyboo14 Bflyboo14 13-15, F 3 Responses Nov 5, 2014

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    Akeytoyou Akeytoyou 18-21, M 1 Response May 27

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    Finally Took The First Step To Freedom!

    It's been a whole week now that I have been on my own with my little boy. I cannot believe that I finally found the courage to break free from a very toxic and dysfunctional relationship. I know it's going to be hard, I have no one here but I feel like I have my guardian angels...
    Wiltingflower Wiltingflower 36-40, F 6 Responses Feb 7, 2011

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    exercising inwardness is advancing meaning,

    i cant speed up the process but i can maneuver within it
    miimii0069 miimii0069 26-30, F Jul 14

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    I feel l like I am ruining everything

    for everyone. I am like HIV once you have me you can't get rid of me and my ******* **** will be the end of you (bad comparison but couldn't think of much else)
    nochurchinthewild nochurchinthewild 18-21, F Aug 9, 2014

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    I don't feel like I'm supposed to be here at

    times, which is only reinforced by the fact that I ultimately don't want to be here. The things I would give and do just to escape this god awful reality for a few moments. Either I was born into the wrong time period, or I just don't belong in this particular world at all...
    StrawHatHeichou StrawHatHeichou 18-21, M 2 Responses May 9

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    I had better write this down

    before the thought leaves me. There is something horribly wrong with the way I'm living my life. It's horribly wrong because I never do anything wrong. I've always been a hard worker, respectful of others, got good grades and respected people who didn't even deserve my time...
    Mirabal19 Mirabal19 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 10

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    I can't see the light at the end of the tunnel,

    darkness is all I see. I'm stuck in this place, I can not move, I'm paralyzed by fear, by change, by failure. And I can't seem to break these chains that are binding me, I let so much and so many people hold me down. It's a never ending cycle I don't even know where to begin. I...
    justaninvisiblegirl justaninvisiblegirl 26-30, F 4 Responses Feb 1, 2014

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    The Anxiety Is Killing Me...

    I am a 19 year old girl who panics at the mere thought of talking with a stranger on the telephone. I run from anything that raises my anxiety and because of this I haven't been able to accomplish much in my 19 years of living. I live on my own because I cant live with my parents...
    deleted deleted 26-30 6 Responses Jun 6, 2012

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    I don't want to but i am cramped up in this

    room i want to go break out my shell I'm just way to afraid life itself scares me i have no self confidence I'm extremely over the top shy i want to Change it! So if you can help me break my shell i will appreciate it a lot and thank you in advance...
    otakugamerwolf otakugamerwolf 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 21, 2014

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    fav777 fav777 18-21 4 Responses Nov 3, 2014

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    i dont know what to do with my life

    and in so scared of the unknown and possibly making bad decisions thats going to haunt me
    wildflwr wildflwr 16-17, F 2 Responses Jun 1, 2014

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    Disappointment, Part Of Life

    In every part of life there are disappointments. Some maybe not as big as the others, but the fact is that it’s still disappointment. Guess what, cheer up and enjoy life to the hilt, because you’re not the only one being disappointed. See the bright side of it, for every...
    kemi8698 kemi8698 22-25, F 4 Responses Jan 4, 2012

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    With My Eating Disorder....Need Advice

    I haven't written a story in quite sometime and I've missed EP quite a bit lol. I just need advice right now. Basically I've been bulimic for like a year and a half and it has affected my relationships, health, school performance, and overall happiness :/ also I've had drama...
    thesuitelife285 thesuitelife285 18-21, F 13 Responses Feb 19, 2013

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    i am so shy its unbelievable i am 43 i am still

    single and male i could never chat up women when i was younger i am technically still a virgin, i had sexual confusion for about 13 years i am a hermit all my friends have settled down and i am a loner i have only just left my mother and am im so lonely eleven years ago when i...
    defoekeane defoekeane 36-40, M 2 Responses Mar 2, 2014

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    Tired of living like this.

    Everyday is the same wishing I wasn't here and pretending things are going to get better I've lost so much these last three years.
    amador01 amador01 46-50, F 2 Responses May 27

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    Working everyday is making me insane .

    Feels like I am loosing my life and I am being a mindless dumb guy . I am not a human , I am a machine cause I don't feel emotions and don't feel the feelings
    Johnnystha Johnnystha 26-30, M Jun 3, 2014

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    I Can't Get Grounded, I Have No Gratification Delay

    So this is how my day goes. i wake up in kind of state of anxiety, and then i eat too much to relieve that anxiety. and then i get on the computer as if i'm going to be productive and who knows if i am or not. then i'll feel so bad about being unproductive i'll send out like a...
    emilystrange105 emilystrange105 26-30, F 7 Responses Jan 2, 2012

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    My name is Allie.i am 21.

    i suffer with self harm and Ana&mia...and sometimes I feel like things will never be okay
    allisonbrookwhite allisonbrookwhite 22-25, F 2 Responses Aug 13, 2014

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    Lately I've been dealing with laziness

    and no inspiration in my life. I feel lost like I have no drive at all to do anything, even the simple things. I just wanna give up on life. You know it's bad when you can't do what you love anymore.
    Experiencezzzz Experiencezzzz 18-21, M 2 Responses Apr 4, 2014

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    You ever wonder what's real?

    Like your angry or if your sad or happy. What's the real you. Whats real I'm so confused cuz everything is cricked so I think all day of my life and people and how corrupting this all is. My hope. Nah don't begin
    sloaned sloaned 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 29, 2014

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    m a b-tech guy,no job no work nd addicted to

    weed parents refused to give donation for business. they forced me to do a govt job . ma intrest in opening a wokshop plz help need ur openion plz understant my situation ican't explain whats gng on ma mind fully dipresssed plz help
    rocky1807 rocky1807 22-25, M Apr 27, 2014

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    I hate here,block websites

    and make citizen foolish! I can't use any foreign website and I will lose contact all of you guys one day! So ridiculous!! I do not know what can I do,but I hate my life!!! I do not wanna work ! I will study !! I hope there will be a road that I can survive ..Make some money in...
    NoneEver NoneEver 22-25, F Nov 19, 2014

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    Same stuff everyday I dread waking up.

    I love when sleep grows upon me.
    benchwork12 benchwork12 26-30, F Jun 7, 2014

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    Existing is all I do.

    And I'm terrible at it.
    SpacePirate SpacePirate 18-21, M 4 Responses Jan 12, 2014

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    My Life Is Rich In Meaning And...

    My life is rich in meaning and purpose. I am a veyr lucky person!
    tylrhere tylrhere 46-50, F 3 Responses Apr 6, 2007

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    Life'S Suffering.

    Not being able to understand our suffering is the worst kind of suffering there is. It is far worse than physical pain.And the reason why we don't understand our suffering, is often because we don't know what we are living for in the first place.
    traveller139 traveller139 22-25, M 3 Responses Mar 26, 2013

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    I get very envious sometimes

    as I see others move on in any way... Whether it's starting a family or going to college or doing something. I feel like I have so much excuses and fear ruling my life and I just can't get out and do something. At the zenith point in everybody's life I'm just wasting away... At...
    bettybloops bettybloops 22-25, F 3 Responses Dec 22, 2013

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    Wasting Away

    I really am. Pretty much everyday I just work a few hours, then come home and sit in front of my computer all day.  Ocassionally reading a book or cooking.  I spend time with friends maybe a couple times a month.  My only real friends are all many hundreds of miles away...
    metaphylosopher metaphylosopher 22-25, M 3 Responses Aug 10, 2012

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    What To Do...??

    I don't know what to write about... I have a lot of things on my mind I don't know exactly what to get out or divulge into..I've been thinking a lot of how I run around trying to make everyone else happy. I sit here at my parents house day in and day out doing nothing because...
    af621 af621 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 30, 2013

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    Right now my depression

    and anxiety have gotten worse.. I'm 16, I shouldn't have to deal with this... I have no friends at all, a couple people at my job hate me, I feel sad ALL the time, I haven't had a boyfriend since 7th grade, my relationship with my dad has been pretty bad since a couple of weeks...
    vicky1312 vicky1312 16-17, F 4 Responses Jul 6

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    Sometimes, I Feel Like A Waste...

    After I graduated from high school, I wasn't so sure about going to college...I was undecided on what I wanted to go for. So, I made up my mind and chose to study on being an x ray technician. I didn't really want to go for that, but I just wanted to do something...I ended up...
    PunizhedZoul PunizhedZoul 22-25, F 9 Responses Oct 26, 2011

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    I'm So Annoyed With Myself

    As mentioned before, I've been married for 18 years and now realise that the best years of my life are now behind me. I've always been, by nature a 'good guy', and I can see that this is my flaw. When my wife got pregnant, I had the choice to stay or go. I stayed because it was...
    markp1973 markp1973 41-45, M 4 Responses Nov 24, 2013

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    Coming To Terms

    This single thought has plagued my mind for so many years now.And to it I say: so what.I am tired of all the expectations, of what I "should have been", or what I might have been. It's depressing and keeping me in a steel cage of sadness.I am here and now. I live and breathe...
    Mirvanna Mirvanna 36-40, F 7 Responses Jun 5, 2011

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    I don't do anything..

    I graduated, I broke my knee and lost my great job.. I don't look for a better life, all I do is play video games and drums.. All day long go around seeing how life passes by in front of my eyes and I'm still here.. Same as a year ago, same as 4 years ago.. I have nothing
    Cheesyboy Cheesyboy 18-21, M 3 Responses Dec 20, 2013

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    I Wish I Was Someone Else

    im a 28 and my life is going nowhere. i have an attitude problem. im depressed, im antisocial. i hate my family like you wouldnt believe. i wish im not me. i wish i was somene else.
    lonelyann14 lonelyann14 26-30, F 5 Responses Sep 9, 2013

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    Is This The End

    I've been married for 12 yrs. We've had our ups & dwns like every couple, but here lately my husband doesn't talk to me unless he wants sumthing. He doesn't appericate anything I do for him or our family. I pretend everyday I'm happy, so my kids don't see how unhappy I am or how...
    lilbit36 lilbit36 36-40 4 Responses Jun 9, 2013

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    I'm just another person like everybody else

    waiting until their times up
    ChangedAgain ChangedAgain 16-17, M Apr 16, 2014

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    I'm wasting my life because I'm too afraid of

    screwing it up to actually live it. I've never understood when people my age say that they're excited because they have their whole lives ahead of them. The way I see it, my whole life is right now and the next 60 years or so are just consequences of what I'm doing today. It...
    hacky2012 hacky2012 18-21, F 2 Responses Oct 2, 2014

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    I Really Am Wasting My Life : (

    I am a 21 year old girl who still lives at home, working a good paying job that I hate. Not going to school. Have a fiance who went to prison who i am now thinking he has borderline personality disorder and our relationship has almost totally fallen apart due to being apart and...
    vegasgirl123 vegasgirl123 22-25, F 6 Responses Jan 11, 2012

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