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I Am Wasting My Life Away

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    So it is hard to believe

    that I am coming up on the time when I will finally be able to move away from my home state and be alone. You know it is funny how I am going to move away and go into exile. Some might say that I am too young to be that way. Others just roll their eyes and shrug and stuff...
    ForgottenMale ForgottenMale 26-30, M 1 Response Mar 16

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    I have plan for my life and God willing all of my dreams will come true. I don't know how to fail.  Plus I can't wait until I can say with confidence " I did it even though you didn't believe I could."
    sexybrownsuga sexybrownsuga 19-21, F 2 Responses Jan 14, 2007

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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

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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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    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 18-21, F 4 Responses Dec 22, 2013

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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

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    If You Were Mine..

    If you were mine, I'll cycle beside you If you were mine,I wont even need to feel down If you were mine, the meaning of love would be clear to me If you were mine,I'll never let go of your hand If you were mine,we can bring a revolution to love If you were mine, we...
    CheekyLover CheekyLover 18-21, M 3 Responses Apr 26, 2011

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    Or am i ????? Me posts.

    Advises. Breathes. Tries helping locals. Runs from city. Then loses. Insurance. Then lisence. Why. They broke me. And want me in city. To see breakage continue. For entertainment and profit. Or things would change. But they wont. And...
    OddlyScintilating OddlyScintilating 46-50, M Nov 28

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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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    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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    I want a girl who understands how to be a best

    friend when I need and when to be only and only mine when I need I want some one I can love not be traded by if any one out there's like that just massage me and let's see how it works 😓😓😓😓
    ThatKidFromJersey ThatKidFromJersey 13-15, M 1 Response May 26

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    Your suppose to accomplish something everyday

    and I haven't accomplished a thang this summer, but all that is going to change just wait on it
    germany100 germany100 16-17, F Aug 12

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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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    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 1 Response Oct 2

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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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    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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    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

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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

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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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    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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    BloodofAmara BloodofAmara 16-17, F 1 Response Nov 19

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    maiomeN maiomeN 16-17, F Nov 19

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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 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 5 Responses Feb 1

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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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    45 Years Of What? How Many More To Go And What Will I Do With Them

    I am 45 years old and have seemingly done nothing with my life. I have never married but have a long trail of failed relationships behind me.. I do not have children. I do not own a house or condo or even have a car. I am a business professional though currently unemployed. Yet...
    PogoStick99 PogoStick99 46-50, F 12 Responses May 8, 2011

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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 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

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    Too much time on Facebook,

    tumblr and other shut that this generation is so obsessed with. ****! I just want to shut of all the technology and just live life like they did back in the 1900. I want to actually go somewhere instead of looking at it in pictures. I want to experience the Joy of travelling...
    fivesaucewhoop fivesaucewhoop 13-15, F 3 Responses May 17

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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 wonder if clouds ever look down at us

    and say "wow look, that ones shaped like an idiot!"
    Bflyboo14 Bflyboo14 13-15, F 4 Responses Nov 5

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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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    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

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    I feel as if my life is going nowhere.

    It's been 4 years and I have nothing to show for it. Everyone around me is moving on with their life. My cousin is in a serious relationship and they are planning their future together. My brother is growing up and doing his own thing. My friends have already decided what they...
    Robin1226 Robin1226 18-21, F 4 Responses Aug 12

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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 1 Response Jun 3

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    I am a waste of space just a body of stored pain

    and misery I am lonely and I want out
    Sarahsworldofpain Sarahsworldofpain 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 16

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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

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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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    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

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    Think about this. Life is a dream,

    and a test. Constantly having to choose between right and wrong, being put with a temporary family, while you live, learning to love and forget, it's just one giant lucid dream. And soon enough, the dream will be over and you'll wake up somewhere better.
    Bflyboo14 Bflyboo14 13-15, F 5 Responses Nov 3

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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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    I'm just another person like everybody else

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

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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

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    All my friends are having fun this spring break

    and I am wasting my life away at home.
    FantasyButterfly4 FantasyButterfly4 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 8

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    Wow..................

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    sashakimi3 sashakimi3 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 8

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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 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 29

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    Existing is all I do.

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

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    One Day......

    I have really spent most of my adult life alone, I'm 27 now and feel that there is never going to 'be the  one' for me. I 've been left on the shelf for so long now, i'm starting to get dusty. In a country with a population of 65 million-there should be someone? Its always been...
    antonyj84 antonyj84 26-30, M 4 Responses Oct 9, 2011

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    fav777 fav777 18-21 6 Responses Nov 3

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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...
    Farmerwork Farmerwork 22-25, F Nov 19

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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...