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I Can't Seem to Get a Hold On My Life

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    zenandi zenandi 31-35, M Dec 14, 2008

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    Some Friends, Some Boyfriends, Some Lack Of Work, All Venting.

    i havent been on in a while, honestly because ive forgotten this was an option. i've been super depressed lately and having quite a bit of trouble trying to get out of it. im not sure what, if anything, brought it on this time. im feeling like i dont have any real friends these...
    snowai snowai 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 9, 2013

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    Nothing Makes Sense Anymore.

    I have always been a very good student. I've always made good grades and understood (with effort) all of the topics my teachers explained to me. I'm in three advanced placement classes (which are college leveled) and all of my other classes are honors. I'm in clubs. I tutor for...
    midorimarie1 midorimarie1 16-17 2 Responses Oct 4, 2011

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    What Am I Doing?

    It never ceases to amaze me when I start looking at my life and wondering how I got to this point and wondering what the hell I'm doing. Laying here, trying to will myself into the cold morning air to perpetually embark on the endless journey of taking 2 steps back for...
    interplanetaryenvy interplanetaryenvy 22-25, F 4 Responses Oct 6, 2009

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    Holy Crap!

    Everyday I can't but wonder where did i go wrong? Did I **** off the Karhma Gods? I once lived in a home with a family that loved me, I had cars, a good job, and wanted for very little. Now i live in a converted motel off the interstate, alone, a slave to mass transit, with a job...
    sacdadi sacdadi 46-50, M 1 Response Dec 13, 2008

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    It's hard not to. He was my friend, the only guy I could talk to about anything. We shared so much about ourselves to each other and I fell in love with him. Yet I messed up, I got...
    soulfulmuse soulfulmuse 18-21, F 2 hrs ago

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    One moment I'm all good and seemingly content, seeing what it seems like revelations and vivid understanding but then this one comes around. The clouds and swirls of the F-ing fear...
    MienaMena MienaMena 26-30, F 6 hrs ago

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    I have this fear. At night it's like anxiety or something.. I'm scared to sleep thinking someone's going to break in or something... I can't sleep
    missgermangirl missgermangirl 18-21, F 14 hrs ago

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    Today. I typed her name into Youtube, subconsciously. I use to look at her Facebook all the time. Now, I just roll my eyes at the sight of her face. I tried to reach her...
    Loopiee Loopiee 18-21, F 14 hrs ago

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    I am so glad that people can't read my thoughts. Sometimes my thoughts are not good, they are not pure, and sometimes they scare me, so I guess its a very good thing that people...
    BroknGirl89 BroknGirl89 26-30, F 2 Responses 15 hrs ago

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    idk what's wrong with me...... I can't sleep. I barely eat anymore and all I do is think most of the time I don't even understand what I'm thinking about all ik is that it hurts...
    cjayy19 cjayy19 13-15, F 3 Responses 17 hrs ago

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    My eyes are burning and my head is starting to hurt, yet I still can't sleep.
    ScarletRivers ScarletRivers 18-21, F 17 hrs ago

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    I can't stand those people who are so impatient about texting . they will text you and then a minute later they will be adding question marks and asking if you are there . Like...
    FlowerChildWithARockNRollSoul FlowerChildWithARockNRollSoul 18-21, F 18 Responses 1 day ago

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    Hey guys, I am a 23 year old male who unfortunately and embarrassingly can't ride a bike! It's something that has effected me since I was a child! I am a very independent person...
    sfsl sfsl 22-25, M 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    My life is going down. It is a difficult period for me. Don't know what to do. Just feeling frustration and stress.
    Jms04 Jms04 18-21, M 1 day ago

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    Many years ago now I went to an event and met someone there who I felt was pretty interesting. He was a poet and artist so we exchanged info and have kept in touch sort of through...
    LaGentilleDame LaGentilleDame 31-35, F 1 day ago

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    As much as I want to, I just can't, and it hurts so bad. I know I'm the one who ended it, but you're the one that broke me. Perhaps we caused each other equal pain. But the thought...
    Icrossmyheart Icrossmyheart 13-15, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    I am nineteen years old. I work on a huge American Media Corp. at their Europe HQ. I am the youngest employee worldwide. I live abroad, away from home. I am lucky. I am lonely...
    hannasp hannasp 18-21, F 2 days ago

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    Sorry for my broken english So I've had a long-term relationship like 4 years.. i don't know if you could call it long-term but for me this is the longest relationship i've ever...
    Escc Escc 22-25, F 2 days ago

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    I'm glad they can't, some things may be thought but not meant..others can be thought and not told..and others that can cause all sorts of trouble.. I'm also curious how crazy the...
    raggedeagle raggedeagle 31-35, F 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    I'm 21 years old and I have a actual reason why I can't sleep I have sleep apnea it's minor when I'm on my back and more medium when I'm on my side, it's odd and unsure why but...
    DriftingLeaf DriftingLeaf 18-21 4 days ago

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    You really can’t go home again.I’m in my small apartment, a little drunk... *maybe* a little lonely. Looking at photos my Dad sent of the newest renovations that...
    drfate drfate 31-35, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Sure, I can make an Ep friend. But it's impossible for me to make life ones. No I can't try harder or follow some guide. I can't talk to people, I'm terrified at making small talk...
    aeinhardt aeinhardt 18-21, M 4 days ago

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    I just can't stop. Broken promises will always be on the top of my burden that I carry. The scars will forever mark my wrists, thighs, sides, everywhere where I could reach with a...
    renlambert renlambert 13-15 5 days ago

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    Every day is just the same broken record. Get up, see my mum off to work, and spend the day at home alone. I try to keep myself busy by gardening, getting some decorating done or...
    blvckhvart blvckhvart 18-21, M 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    God, I’m so tired... 12:26 am. The sound of my own breathing is annoying me and I can’t sleep. Every little twitch and itch feels like a spider taking a stroll cross my arm...
    drfate drfate 31-35, F 8 Responses 6 days ago

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    Yes I guess you can say that I am one of those people who can't walk and chew gum at the same time. But seriously I have always had a difficult time multi tasking and doing more...
    katiemitchell katiemitchell 13-15, F 6 days ago

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    What do you do when you feel you had the one you are meant to spend your life with, and you let them walk away? Our paths were going in different directions. He had his reasons why...
    violet1698 violet1698 31-35, F 1 Response a week ago

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    She drives me crazy with just the tiniest emoticon or glance when she's near me a teasing smile or a light laugh; she even has a face she makes that I can't describe but I love it...
    qeust24 qeust24 22-25, M a week ago

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    I just told my dad I couldn't sleep with the piano playing, and he just told me to read a book instead of sleeping. I can't READ with the piano either.
    Scarredforeverbyfather Scarredforeverbyfather 16-17, F a week ago

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    For some nights now I wake up in the middle of the night or I can't fall asleep. I feel calm and happy, but very awake. It's annoying BC I like my sleep. There's no one in my life...
    Kayla0504 Kayla0504 13-15, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    We were once close friends...now? I don't even know if he sees me as a classmate anymore, whether he sees me as nothing... With my emotions died away, I can't feel the hurt, the...
    colourflame colourflame 13-15, F 2 Responses Jun 24

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    I don't have any idea what he wants from me. Circumstances mean we can never be together. Ever. Add distance (different countries) to that mix, there is no way this can ever have...
    ally124 ally124 26-30, F 1 Response Jun 24

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    Hello to those out there like me. I want to write a book about my trials overcomes and let downs. To most my life wouldn't seem so bad but over the past five years I can't keep a...
    Godhasme Godhasme 51-55, M Jun 23

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    I honestly can't sleep. I have so much on my mind. Mehhhh. Life is so complicated ;-;
    skyfox2001 skyfox2001 13-15, M 2 Responses Jun 22

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    I didn't know that I was in love with him. Then I broke up with him because of reasons outside our relationship. A mutual friend was being a real pain to me, and she was in total...
    lillyforever4 lillyforever4 16-17, F Jun 20

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    OK! I want to say this so to make all know what i am from inside. You should know that my HSP which means to whoever read and don't know what it means(High Sensitive personality...
    Egyptianguy34 Egyptianguy34 36-40, M 1 Response Jun 19

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    I keep replaying the night before he left over and over in my head. We were just sitting in his car from 1:00 am until 4:00 am.. Just talking about everything. Just enjoying that...
    kelsiex920 kelsiex920 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 17

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    This mad emotional instability inside me, is honestly too much to handle. I cannot live with it anymore, and to say I'm slowly dying on the inside or that I'm chocking doesn't seem...
    Soligem Soligem 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 17

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    So I'm going to be a senior in the fall, and I have these two friends, W and C. W is one of my really good friends. He's a super cool guy, he's nice to everyone, and is an all...
    jfletch23 jfletch23 18-21, M Jun 16

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    My first year at university I met the most wonderful girl ever... I just didn't realise it until much later. In my third year we actually ended up being neighbours and it wasn't...
    reaper007 reaper007 26-30, M Jun 16

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    Hello, My story is destroying me little by little, I got married in 2009, I was happily married for the three first years, until I discovered how my ex wife started to lose...
    brokenwinggggg brokenwinggggg 26-30, M Jun 16