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I Feel I Have Wasted My Life

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    The Day In My Shoes

    I am 25 yrs old , I began my early teen with lot of promise and hope , did well in most of my activities a good student, a loving boyfriend ,a loyal friend decent son. Life took a sudden turn when I decided to move to for Australia for studies, I had to break-up with my love...
    mel28 mel28 22-25 3 Responses Aug 27, 2012

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    Wasting My Life Day By Day

    I purposely went to sleep late last night because I knew that I had nothing to get up for. I got out of bed at 11:00 hating myself. Why am I wasting my time, day, life. But on the other hand, I have no normal job. I am feeling depressed. But I dont want to waste my life even...
    sufferingmypaininsilence sufferingmypaininsilence 18-21, F 3 Responses Jan 12, 2012

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    I have two licenses but unemployable.

    I got fired in my high paying job and now I am feeling so low. I want to forge ahead again but I feel such a loser. God, I am just too sad for everything
    shobelyn shobelyn 41-45, F 2 Responses Dec 26, 2013

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    I feel so bad as I am a Doctor

    and not able to practice medicine because I moved to US and now I have to search for another job that I don't have any expertise on. Beside losing all these years, also I have to lose my social level and to work with minimum wage. How awful is to have good life and to lose it...
    kokogogo kokogogo 31-35, M 1 Response Mar 21

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    Wasted Four Years

    Hey all, Im an ex-student, honestly saying i didnt do anything after my high school. I went to school but got no degree, while i studied on a-levels before, Did not chill out nor had fun. The only thing i did was sitting in my chair the entire day.. Now i got kicked out of my...
    singh91 singh91 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 23, 2012

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    Waste Of A Mensa Iq

    I am a 36 year old Public Defender. I make well over 100k. I have a wife and a kid. I get six weeks vacation a year. And I would give it all up (except my children) to be 18 again. College and law school are worthy endeavors, but I should have joined the military. I should have...
    Scubafrog Scubafrog 36-40, M 1 Response Aug 17, 2013

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    Soon to Be 55

    On thursday I will be 55. I have hardly anything to show for it.I'm divorced. I have a son who I have not heard or seen in over 5 years, he is somewhere in Texas. I am a recovering alcoholic (15mths) I feel lonely a lot. I live in a small studio apartment and work 5 days a...
    MontanaJohn MontanaJohn 51-55 9 Responses Jan 3, 2009

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    I Actually Have Wasted My Life...

    I am 37 years old and I have wasted my life.  I have always lived with my parents, I have had very few jobs outside of our family business, Ive never been married and have had no serious relationships... I dropped out of highschool because of some serious social phobias, and of...
    knowbuddy knowbuddy 36-40, M 11 Responses Feb 5, 2011

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    Wasted Time

    I have been an unhappy soul 95% of my life. I can't seem to get my act together.... I hated primary school, & felt uncared for by teachers. In Secondary school I wasn't bullied as such but was unhappy & not especially popular. my home life during my teenage years was mostly...
    seanyseanysean seanyseanysean 46-50 1 Response Aug 9, 2012

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    I am a Software Engineer

    and make a lot of money. Still, i feel this emptiness in my life. I was an amazing athlete, quizzard, public speaker in school but was forced to study engineering. I constantly feel i am stuck in the wrong career and i feel i can do so much more and could've done much more with...
    Kratozzz Kratozzz 26-30, M 2 Responses Jun 4

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    I am 19 and i think i basically lost my mind.

    I've always been a sort of weird kid, but in a cool way. Growing up I could find happiness in anything and I could connect with pretty much anyone. For some reason I have always been very nervous about getting close to a girl so i never had a 'true' girlfriend. Once i got to...
    alla420 alla420 18-21, M 2 Responses Feb 20

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    18

    And I have never had a job. I still dont have my driver's license. I've never had a boyfriend. Those are just some of the things that a typical 18 year old would have already experienced that I havent experienced because I constantly live in fear and worry. I have so many...
    nitid nitid 16-17, F 5 Responses Dec 21, 2010

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    Hey i have no life I never graduated, never had a prom, never had some cute love story happen in my life, even though i have my true love... we never had a nice cute story though...
    beckybecks224 beckybecks224 16-17, F 1 day ago

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    Isn't the name of this group redundant? We all have a life outside EP. What changes is our degrees of satisfaction with it.
    Danceofhours Danceofhours 41-45, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I really have nothing to show for myself. I just quit my job due to medical issues, & I took a "break" from college 2 years ago. I want to go back, but it's so expensive, & I don...
    untamedx3heart untamedx3heart 22-25, F 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    im only 15 but I still feel like I've wasted my life. I could be living right now but for the past years I've been stuck at home worrying about everything and being depressed. I...
    EnjoyTheSilenceX EnjoyTheSilenceX 13-15, F 2 Responses Dec 15

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    Not necessarily my life, just the past couple of years. I haven't accomplished anything much and nothing very life changing has happened yet, I guess I want to do something that...
    SairaE SairaE 16-17, F 2 Responses Dec 15

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    i have no motivation to do anything i eat just to taste i feel scared to do new things i havnt cleaned my room in so long i havnt exercised in so long i am glued to my computer i...
    sophiejon sophiejon 18-21 Dec 2

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    I ******* hate my life. I ******* hate myself. No one gets that... I just want to die. Omg.
    Scaredmonster Scaredmonster 16-17, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    No matter where I've been I have never found any friend, girlfriend, lover. I've always been alone. I'm in university now and people don't like me or be my friend because I'm...
    franktheman149 franktheman149 18-21, M Dec 1

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    feeAfter losing another good friend to death, I feel like everyone is at a party I was not invited to. Or like a sphmore whose best friends graduated two years before me now I am...
    Rackshack Rackshack 41-45, F 4 Responses Dec 4

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    Its over cos my mother won. She made me be that image of a daughter she created in her head now. I now understand how much such emotional abuse can effect a person. She made me do...
    angel8i angel8i 31-35 Dec 8

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    Im so down at the mo!! not seen my daughter for over 5 years work hard 6days aweek for what!!! don't hardly see anybody anymore! not had a serious relationship for years just feel...
    discoturbo discoturbo 41-45, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    A lot of people are crazy, cruel and negative. They got a little too much time on their hands to discuss everybody else. I have a limited amount of energy to blow in a day. I'd...
    DavidG1986i DavidG1986i 26-30, M Dec 10

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    I feel like since the update the top stories on explore arnt what I really signed up for.
    tarkovsky tarkovsky 26-30, M 6 days ago

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    I'm off and on here when I find the time....If you don't see me for a couple of days don't worry I'm more than likely just busy with day to day life....I do my best to make some...
    AfanOfbigNaturals AfanOfbigNaturals 41-45, M Dec 12

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    Right now it's tough.. I'm 15 and I don't know what to say to my family about my sexuality. I'm pretty scared cause they're so Christian oriented and I believe in god it's just I'm...
    Photographylover101 Photographylover101 13-15, F 1 Response Dec 6

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    im an otaku to the highest extent my dream is to learn how to draw and write a manga that is made with my good friend kanashimisama he writes the storyline and I will draw the...
    Elementalwolf989 Elementalwolf989 16-17, M Dec 10

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    It feels like it was just yesterday I was a teenager. But it wasn't yesterday, it was years ago. I realize now, how much time I have wasted and let pass me by. AND I feel so...
    wluvpaola wluvpaola 22-25, F 1 Response Dec 11

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    This ADD has just been driving me mad. I cannot begin to explain how much it depresses me that I just can't have a normally functioning brain with a sane mind. Is it too much to...
    psychedelicblues psychedelicblues 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 18

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    Time Is Money “Time is money.” This saying means buy fut coins that time is very buy fifa coinsvaluable. But time is more valuable than money. The money we have lost can be...
    morrisoo61 morrisoo61 26-30, M 1 day ago

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    What if you lost your ability to Love ? What if the ability to enjoy everything was taken away from one day to the next ? This is a glimpse into my life suffering from a mental...
    jeromeleegriffin jeromeleegriffin 41-45, M Nov 30

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    I would go back to November 2013 when my brother was still here. We just had thanksgiving at my house and played Xbox 360. It was the best day ever. I miss him terribly. I wish I...
    blackjack1808 blackjack1808 31-35, M 6 Responses Nov 30

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    I have a deep sadness within my heart. I know those that are connection with their heart can understand and feel what I have written, but sadly I cannot, and ye understand this. I...
    JavierHunting JavierHunting 18-21, M 4 Responses Nov 30

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    This is really long but its a very complicated situation... I really need advice though so hopefully someone will read it all.. ex boyfriend (r) and I dated for 3 years. We lived...
    lt623 lt623 22-25, F Dec 17

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    I feel that my life had become so boring after the marriage. I feel lifeless and boring. I need a good female companionship in my life. Someone to chat with, crack jokes with, meet...
    mikesmith6453 mikesmith6453 26-30, M Dec 16

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    Hi everyone! I have been reading your experiences here and I decided to post my story so far, I just feel I need to get it out there of I will burst. I and hope to get some advice...
    nellgirl22 nellgirl22 22-25, F 2 days ago

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    There's sex with partner Then there's romantic feelings Trying to get those two together Romance longing My heart felt tears when I hear a song and sing to you who is never...
    Aqula Aqula 31-35, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Once Upon a time, soaring above the horizon, sun rising... Laughter filled the skies, wonder filled each inch of the glorious place, no one knew of, except the creatures that live...
    Xenasdreams Xenasdreams 22-25, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I had a great life. I was happy, successful, and very highly respected as the Nursing Supervisor of a large Pediatrics Practice. My corporate supervisors and the Dr's I worked for...
    xxTayaLionessxx xxTayaLionessxx 41-45, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    December 26. Growth. Just as when we were children and grew out of favorite toys and clothes, we sometimes grow out of things as adults - people, jobs, and homes. This can be...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F 1 day ago

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    so this is from the end of my freshman year, it was part of an assignment, but its all mine. my creativity. so here it is: As Juliet sees her body lying on the ground lifeless...
    LawrenceGirl16 LawrenceGirl16 16-17, F Nov 28

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    My boyfriend works 24/7 as he is a across the country truck driver and can be gone from home for 1 month to 3 months at a time. I feel like my life is passing me by and I want to...
    AngelicEssence AngelicEssence 36-40, F 11 Responses Dec 6

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    I have a depressed sister and I feel bad about the way I feel and think about her but I cant help it. First just to be frank I do understand what depression is, and a lot of people...
    Gravewanderer Gravewanderer 13-15, F 3 Responses Dec 18

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    life at the moment has its special moments like dining out with family going to the cinema swimming and the theater . These are the times which will stay in my heart as happy...
    scoobie2412 scoobie2412 41-45, F 6 days ago

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    I simply feel like getting out of here today. I don't want to live like this. For the moment. I had a HUGE fight with my parents this morning, and now they are making me feel like...
    rabinafrost rabinafrost 18-21, F 4 Responses 1 day ago

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    “To love oneself is the beginning of a lifelong romance.”~Oscar Wilde As human beings we all seek to love and be loved. Love cannot be explained, measured or seen. It...
    MzPhoenix MzPhoenix 31-35, F 23 hrs ago