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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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    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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    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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    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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    I'm not content no matter what I do, and the things that once brought me happiness, aren’t making me happy anymore. I get angry too much, I'm always agitated and most of the time...
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    It seems that every time i start to get my life in check something else goes wrong. i just want things to get better.
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    i want to live a true love story, but the problem, i'm not the kind of girls fall in love with , i hate my life !
    happygribi happygribi 26-30, F 1 Response Nov 19

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    What is the big idea behind friendship exactly? Because I just don't understand it anymore. I'm mentally tracking my brain for any definitions, any files I might have on it, any...
    spotofhope spotofhope 13-15, F 1 Response Nov 4

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    The road to hell is paved along the way with abducted souls like mine. I consider myself a Christian that may be going to hell. This is not a religious post or experience however...
    FestiyCadavr FestiyCadavr 26-30, M 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    no matter how much I want to or try, it's always going to be there making everything so hard to deal with and believe :( *sigh*
    imgivingupnow imgivingupnow 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 17

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    I know that I most likely have depression, but I literally can't ask for help no matter how hard a try. It's like I can't scream "Help me!" because every time I try I can't seem to...
    bloomingheart bloomingheart 18-21, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I recently had a cheating streak, I went too far and fell in love with another man and when he did not feel the same I isolated myself, in doing so my ex-boyfriend found out and...
    saraandherfoxes saraandherfoxes 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 2

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    It has been two months, and here I am still in love with you. No matter how bitchy or how much you ignore me I can't help but be near you. I hate that I'm that annoying ex, but he...
    MementoMorii MementoMorii 13-15, F Nov 5

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    I can't seem to forget about you, it's not that easy.
    MaryJay712 MaryJay712 16-17, F Nov 3

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    I can't go through life very much longer feeling this alone all the time.
    TheNateAust TheNateAust 18-21, M Nov 18

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    Have you ever had this secret that you have to hide because you're too ashamed? Or you're just so tired of being strong that you can't hide it anymore? Well that's me, And here's...
    Jessica427 Jessica427 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 16

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    I can and I can't, depends who the person is to me. Sometimes I just can't!, I'm too nice and sometimes a pushover. I'm usually quite resilient and hold my ground but I think we...
    MisssValentine MisssValentine 18-21, F 4 Responses Nov 17

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    Hello EP readers. I don’t know what I hope to gain from sharing all this, but I feel compelled to do so. You will probably think I’ve lost my mind by the time that you get to...
    ThePolarPanda ThePolarPanda 36-40, M 1 Response Nov 18

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    I just simply can't. I can hold them in as long as I can but then they end up over flowing all over the wrong person and just I wish I had better control. I hate that I can hold it...
    Raptax231 Raptax231 18-21, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Hey guys. I need help & advice. So i have a boyfriend, he is amazing, he loves me very much and he cares for me like crazy. We had been together for 8 months, but a person got in...
    iSimplyWish iSimplyWish 26-30, F 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    Let me start with I have a problem. I'm only 19 and I have always been drawn to older women that have a strong personality. I went to job corps and Miss Maria was my 3rd shift...
    patriotslover21 patriotslover21 26-30, F 1 hr ago

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    For some reason people think of me as the sluttiest, girliest, womanliest person on the planet when they talk to me on the phone or chat with me! I don't know what kind of a vibe I...
    Theworldisminenow Theworldisminenow 18-21, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    I just came out of an abusive relationship several months ago. I went from constantly worrying about what would make my ex upset and mean to waking up peacefully each morning and...
    penny226 penny226 31-35, F Nov 7

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    I wouldn't consider this "home". I often feel like saying I want to go home when I'm technically already here. I live in Washington with my grandparents but I long for the day when...
    Unicorn1039 Unicorn1039 16-17, F Oct 28

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    So I'm just up thinking and writing away everything I'm feeling. I'm gonna have to get up and a few hours because I'm going to the mountains. I can't wait.
    Itsnotareligion Itsnotareligion 22-25, F 2 Responses 4 hrs ago

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    :( I can't. Noo. NUUUUUUUUUUU. What should i do.. :'(
    Orsas Orsas 13-15, F 3 hrs ago

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    Sign Here. Torn pages of my life. Ripped to pieces in the muddy **** you smashed them into. Burnt and frail in parts never to be salvaged. A huge chunk of it is still stuck on...
    BunniesCry BunniesCry 31-35, F Nov 9

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    I have been trying to break up with this man for the last three years. I had a very unstable home life growing up and it took me about 6 years of on and off school with full time...
    vrose004 vrose004 26-30, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    2:51pm. PLEASE LIKE OR COMMENT AND TELL THE WORLD HOW YOU FEEL ABOUT THIS! Saw two school girls on the train this morning they looked about 16, both wearing the shortest skirts...
    JESSICABUMS JESSICABUMS 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 29

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    As I kid I had the best mommy ever. We would make cookes and play together. I always wanted to be like her. After we grew up however, my mom flipped. She divorced my dad and...
    kemmer kemmer 31-35, F Oct 31

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    I wasn't born into a good family. If I was a child of one of the mansion clan it would have been better for me. My father was the "John Wayne" type. So he expected me to walk talk...
    ATroubledLife ATroubledLife 46-50, M Nov 2

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    I feel alone. I have many girlfriends but they didn't seem to be my friend. They always make fun of me. They're talking ***** behind my back. And telling me that I really sinks. I...
    supernsg supernsg 16-17, F Nov 4

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    I realized something today… Something about my friend lets call her 5. I have an sports event that I am planning soon. I needed a lot of people to come to put together a team...
    AwakeYetDreaming AwakeYetDreaming 36-40, M 1 Response Nov 13

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    she loves me too.... we cry, we fight, but its not what it seems I just want you to tell me its all ok and that we’ll live happily ever after! But you can’t! I am going to love...
    madesomemistakes madesomemistakes 26-30, M 2 Responses Nov 14

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    Seems to be the case of no matter how hard I try to get to sleep I just can't manage it. Its really annoying me now.
    lilmorsie lilmorsie 22-25, M 2 Responses Nov 17

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    Grief is a private hell. People just say "it will get better" "sorry for your loss" and a million other things that don't seem to add comfort. Words are empty. No one understands...
    Gr8terlater Gr8terlater 41-45, F 2 Responses Nov 18

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    Yep...totally explains me..and honestly it disturbs me. I'm usually just the guy looking for a good time and want to have fun and nothing to serious but lately there is a someone...
    mikew4358 mikew4358 22-25, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    DTF7 DTF7 26-30, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    Songbird35 Songbird35 31-35, F 17 hrs ago

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    Missingyoulove Missingyoulove 26-30, F Nov 6

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    schlagathor schlagathor 22-25, F 2 Responses Nov 7

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    This life is too hard. Why did God give me this path? I can't take this. I'm so mad. NOTHING I ever truly want happens. I have so many f*cking dreams, but every day I pray and get...
    WinterIncandescence WinterIncandescence 16-17, F 1 Response Nov 12