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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 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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    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 Python fans, it's like when they were fighting by 'squeezing someone's head' in that skit.  Hopefully that's clear enough, I only explain...
    zenandi zenandi 31-35, M Dec 14, 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, 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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    this void that fills my heart will not dissipate. It stays unyielding, Indomitable, mocking me with its ceaseless scorn. waking up as if I never went to bed. Crying with the pain...
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    lu3elle79 lu3elle79 31-35, F 2 Responses Dec 4

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    It seems that I care to much of how people think of me, regret too much of my past. Look at how people react to what I say and when It doesn't turn out the why I wanted, I would...
    InsanelyCrazy InsanelyCrazy 41-45, F 1 Response 7 hrs ago

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    Finally, a place to find some comfort. Thank you so much for your story... of course, I draw such similarity to my experience. I have had an affair for almost 4 years and she...
    hearbrokenandlonely hearbrokenandlonely 46-50 Dec 15

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    ohida ohida 16-17, F 2 Responses Dec 17

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    And it's really bugging me. RANT SESSION (warning):You're in my thoughts. When I'm at different places and I'm reminded of you or memories we've shared. Honestly, I wish you weren...
    xxblasianxx xxblasianxx 18-21, F Dec 19

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    I can't feel pain anymore. No matter how hard I try to cry, I just can't. There seems to be no happiness no joy no love. Love doesn't exist. Is just something that slowly eats at...
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    Kayceyy Kayceyy 16-17, F 5 Responses Dec 13

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    karrotkace karrotkace 16-17, F Dec 8

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    I haven't stopped thinking about him since I saw him earlier this month. I wasn't going to go to the event because I knew he'd be there, but at the last moment I changed my mind. I...
    SukYoung SukYoung 26-30, F Nov 29

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    This is my second post today in less than 30 mins because I have a lot to get off my chest. :) My biggest issue I believe is that I want what I can't have. It's not because I can...
    GhostBride GhostBride 18-21, F 4 Responses Dec 1

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    This has been a problem for me my whole life. I grew up isolated. I wasn't allowed to have friends, go outside or be loved. We didn't celebrate holidays or get stuff for christmas...
    ptsdlady ptsdlady 26-30, F 1 Response Dec 10

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    jac426 jac426 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 15

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    I can't help but think about my ex all the time. I love her so much after all these years. after everything we've been through. I still can't see a future without her. and it's sad...
    greywolf9678 greywolf9678 18-21, M 6 days ago

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    I met someone really terrific. We went out a few times- he seemed into it. I liked him. Spoke to him on a Saturday ( a phone call he initiated) and by Sunday evening I get a " I...
    Songbird35 Songbird35 31-35, F Nov 27

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    Tonight is the first night I've been alone since me and my partner got together and I'm really struggling to cope. Back when we first met I was in a very dark place and so was he...
    justagirl92 justagirl92 22-25, F Dec 9

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    It was awesome to talk to her on the phone the other night. I can't thank her enough for being able to talk to her. We talked at around 8 or so and then later at like 11. First I...
    Devilscar Devilscar 18-21, M Dec 12

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    Marley6 Marley6 26-30, F 1 Response Dec 17

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    Always think about this one guy.. He's made such an impact on my life, brings a light and happiness to my life.. Hes not perfect.. But he's perfect to me! And nothing could change...
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    jennxoxo01 jennxoxo01 13-15, F 4 Responses Nov 29

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    DeterminedToMakeLifeWorthIt DeterminedToMakeLifeWorthIt 16-17, F 1 Response Dec 4

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    I don't know how much longer I can go on. My throat is bleeding again, and I am unable to eat. I don't want to go on if I never get to talk with him again. I didn't even need to be...
    WingsofTime WingsofTime 22-25, F 4 Responses Dec 10

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    Before I was born, my mother was pregnant with my brother and decided to marry my father for the support. She stayed with him for twenty years until now to raise her children...
    bubbleteax bubbleteax 16-17, F Dec 17

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    I talked to this guy for a year, everyday, pretty much almost 24/7 unless one of us fell asleep (although we were both the type that was up a lot of the time). We connected in such...
    chelsieshay2626 chelsieshay2626 18-21, F 1 Response a week ago

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    cerisesetharicots cerisesetharicots 13-15, F 5 days ago

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    fckthtbtch fckthtbtch 22-25, F 2 Responses Dec 1

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    Knixveus5 Knixveus5 18-21, M Dec 3

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    TheGirlFromJupiter TheGirlFromJupiter 18-21, F Dec 5

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    Brunette4U Brunette4U 31-35, F Dec 9

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    zolito zolito 31-35, M Dec 12