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

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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...
    snowai snowai 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 9, 2013

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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...
    sacdadi sacdadi 46-50, M 1 Response Dec 13, 2008

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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...
    interplanetaryenvy interplanetaryenvy 22-25, F 4 Responses Oct 6, 2009

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    The Avatar Fits What I Feel About This Subject - (The avatar currently displayed is a picture of someone squeezing their fingers with a sun in the background.  For any Monty...
    zenandi zenandi 31-35, M Dec 14, 2008

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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...
    midorimarie1 midorimarie1 16-17 2 Responses Oct 4, 2011

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    My boyfriend and me have been together for almost 4 years yet I can't seem to actually be fed up enough to leave. I can't count on both my hands how many times he's cheated... I...
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    I don't know if I can say I'm in love or not because in truth I haven't know her very long. I do know that I care for her a great deal. She is in a relationship though. In my eyes...
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    Ok, so I was fired as well yesterday (personality issues, not a good fit, and it "just isn't working out").... It wasn't even 4 full weeks. I even had this marker on my calendar "6...
    andrew319 andrew319 22-25, M 5 Responses a week ago

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    This song has always been one of those songs that just melted my heart. Recently I actually picked up a little red dress Marilyn Monroe style. I shared this with a very good male...
    snowberry75 snowberry75 36-40, F Apr 4

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    I'm really struggling at the moment to find a reason to keep on living or to look to the future. I split from my ex a while ago but we have been on and off since. We have a...
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    I have tried so hard to get over someone I haven't even dated ! He's just my best friend and I've liked him forever, but no matter how hard I try I can't seem to like anyone else
    bluegirlie98 bluegirlie98 13-15, F 4 days ago

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    I can't take my life anymore... I've been through so much since I was a little girl and every time I try to be happy it gets screwed up. I lost the love of my life because he fell...
    xxersabooxx xxersabooxx 18-21, F 3 Responses Mar 26

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    I know this awful feeling. I dropped out of high-school twice, realizing its system was stupid and the town was worse, wound up staying with my mother until I left at 22. I never...
    Poppyfields72 Poppyfields72 22-25, F Apr 1

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    My BIL is truly a piece of work. He thinks because he's Ivy League trained, he's above everyone. He (and my MIL) have no respect for people- they say whatever they want without...
    UpsetNAlone UpsetNAlone 31-35, F Apr 6

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    After relationship nonsense after relationship nonsense, I began to realize I don't need that crap while I'm still trying to figure out who I am. For days and days on end I would...
    imryll imryll 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 23

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    It sucks when you're ignored by the person whose attention is the only thing you want in the world. Ever since this girl first walked into our school, I couldn’t take my eyes...
    elugo123456789 elugo123456789 18-21, M 2 Responses Apr 2

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    It sucks when you're ignored by the person whose attention is the only thing you want in the world. Ever since this girl first walked into our school, I couldn’t take my eyes...
    elugo123456789 elugo123456789 18-21, M Apr 2

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    faith7777 faith7777 41-45, F 2 Responses 10 hrs ago

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    To be honest, I just can't stand seeing happy couples being luvy in public these days. Not that I hate luv, it's just been a hard few years. Earlier I posted bout me not trusting...
    HottRoddTX HottRoddTX 26-30, M Mar 27

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    I am still upset about the guy who was kind to me almost 30 years ago, who I feel saved my life by being a nice person in the midst of jerks and misery, and who recently rejected...
    clouds4208 clouds4208 36-40, F Mar 26

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    Idk I just.........can't. It's not that idw to share but I just feel like I don't have a right to burden others w my silly problems of my own. Like they don't have problems of...
    ELSAhugsyou ELSAhugsyou 18-21, F Apr 4

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    I first this girl (Tori) on the bus I always thought she was beautiful but I never had the guts to go and talk to her. I guess this was partly because she was surrounded by her...
    larybobjinkin larybobjinkin 22-25, M 2 Responses a week ago

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    I am having such a hard time getting over my last relationship. I met him online, on Facebook out of nowhere. We started hanging out, and things started to get more intense. He...
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    Falling in love with somebody I can't have is probably the most frustrating thing I've ever had to deal with. Frustrating, why? Because he is a relatives partner, whom I'm dearly...
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    RachelRosieanne RachelRosieanne 16-17, F Apr 5

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    I recently joined this community in hopes to get many things off my chest, and hopefully get some positivity from anyone who’s willing to listen. My name is Zach and I’m 19...
    Zach001 Zach001 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 6

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    When life is going really good it will always suddenly turn around and go ****. i know there are other less fortunate people out there but i always wish i had a different life. My...
    vickaaay22 vickaaay22 13-15, F Mar 22

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    Kkeiser Kkeiser 18-21, F Mar 26

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    swimminginemotions swimminginemotions 31-35, F 5 Responses Mar 28

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    mixedup2 mixedup2 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 20

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    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Mar 25

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    NeonPurple NeonPurple 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 18

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    So when I was 10 I went to visit my uncle who lives in California. I had a great time! So my last day we went to the beach and there I met a scrawny boy with blonde hair and blue...
    DeadlyKryptonite DeadlyKryptonite 13-15, F Mar 20

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    VirgoTheArtyFarty VirgoTheArtyFarty 18-21, F Apr 1

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    Christinewl Christinewl 26-30, F 4 Responses Apr 1

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    Ever since I can remember my parents have been fighting with each other. I can't stand it when they do. My father always gets defensive and over dramatic and says horrible things...
    RachelRosieanne RachelRosieanne 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 5

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    LizzPixie LizzPixie 16-17, F 6 days ago

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    hami9293 hami9293 26-30, M Mar 16

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