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I Feel I Have Wasted My Life

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    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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    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 Did Everything Right... And Yet I Wasted My Life

    All of my life, I wanted to be a professional scholar, an academic, an intellectual. I didn't want to go to school just to get a job, or to "sell out" for the money, but instead I wanted to be cultured, authentic. Well, after many years - and much student loan debt - I finally...
    4 Responses Jan 27, 2013

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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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    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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    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 1 Response Feb 20

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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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    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 2 Responses Aug 27, 2012

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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 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 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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    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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    You know. With the way things are now and what I know. I look back on how my life was before and I HATE how I didn't know alot I know now back then. I feel like I wasted a good...
    BressonX8 BressonX8 18-21, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Or had it wasted. Studied why people do what they do. Got sad. Suwocydal Depressed. Vengeful. Disabled.
    Livyn4pals Livyn4pals 46-50, M 3 days ago

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    Life! Strange Life. It shows you the most unexpected things and makes you experience most unexpected feeling in life. Some one has very correctly said, truth is stranger...
    ProudToBeGirl ProudToBeGirl 26-30, F Jul 26

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    Life has literally been feeling way to overwhelming lately. There's just so many different paths to go down, so many choices to make. I feel like things just aren't going right. I...
    TheSongPlaysWithin TheSongPlaysWithin 16-17, F 4 days ago

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    I honestly just feel like life would be better if I was gone.... Plus my sister told me that she wouldn't care if I died.. So why should I..?
    PrincessAyyoBbyBoo PrincessAyyoBbyBoo 13-15, F 3 Responses Aug 1

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    There is so much in life. And I love it through the all struggles. Because it is a beautiful thing. We are the generation known as "the heads down generation" because we spend so...
    KellsThr13 KellsThr13 13-15, F Aug 2

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    I hate this. Been waiting to hear back from this job but they haven't been in contact since I went in for the induction. Since then I've just lost motivation to wake up or do...
    TaylaT21 TaylaT21 18-21, F 6 days ago

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    Ive been through quite a lot and i feel like ive lost my self battling through them.. My story is quite..i must say uncommon. Basically my whole family lied about my own identity...
    eyeris2195 eyeris2195 18-21, F 2 days ago

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    Since I was born and raised in a hellish country (Hong Kong) I wanted to die since I was 6 because everything in Hong Kong is just worthless junk that I was bored, miserable...
    Miserablechildhood Miserablechildhood 13-15, M 1 Response Jul 27

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    Sometimes i even wonder why god put me here. Like yea ik earth is amazing once you get a life but most people just care about them self now. I guess their ain't that many nice...
    Manny570 Manny570 16-17, M Jul 29

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    Especially when you hear of what people my age (25) are doing with their lives. I have potential, but without opportunities, it's difficult to realise that potential. Right now, I...
    Reallifeperson Reallifeperson 22-25, M 4 Responses Aug 1

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    No life no life no life no life no life no life no life no life no life no life no life no life no life no life no life no life no life no life no life no life no life no life no...
    Doors54 Doors54 16-17, M 1 Response Aug 13

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    In the middle of nowhere!Sometimes I wonder if there's something that i should be doing or somewhere i should be going as I'm not moving up nor down or changing or improving!Like...
    MilweePetite MilweePetite 18-21, F 6 days ago

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    Every time I login to EP n read others stories. I feel there are so many people in this world and every person seem to have their own little story. Every person have their own...
    stuckinlife247 stuckinlife247 26-30, F Aug 8

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    School is getting me in the dumps,i am just wanting to be a good student and i don't want to fail at it which make me have anxiety
    jesikahluv jesikahluv 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 26

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    I felt so down . I live with my family like I'm living in haven !!!:(
    muoi muoi 22-25, F 2 Responses Aug 3

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    school started a few days ago and ever since then everything has gone downhill. I've lost so many friends, and my boyfriend. i started this school year off all alone, I'm not...
    dirtydina dirtydina 18-21, F Aug 12

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    How I imagined my life to be by the time I was 16 I hoped to be this tall beautiful girl with long hair. I would have amazing grades, great friends, and a wonderful boyfriend. At...
    broadwaybabe99 broadwaybabe99 13-15, F 3 Responses Jul 25

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    Hello. Name is Tiny and I am happily married with my wife.. She is a pharmacist manger and I am a AC tech.. We live a good comfortable life. Nice house, cars, and many more.. Well...
    Tiny3192 Tiny3192 26-30, M Jul 31

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    who ever said life is easy should ?
    tacomasr5 tacomasr5 51-55, M 1 Response Jul 31

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    Does anyone just wake up and spend their whole day either in bed or just inside doing nothing? Most days? I'm inside 24/7, and with the sun blazing outside it really irritates me...
    Exoduss Exoduss 16-17, F 3 Responses Aug 4

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    Who's life turns put perfect anyway? I planned to be some great artist or animal saviour or something but instead I've finished college with ridiculously high grades and I'm sat at...
    LunaWolff LunaWolff 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 6

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    I met a woman more perfect than I could have dreamed, married her, loved her every day, fathered 3 children with her, a perfect home and good job, close to the rest of my family...
    darb415 darb415 41-45, M 2 Responses Jul 26

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    I haven't added anyone yet on my circle 😊
    Irregularactivities Irregularactivities 16-17, F 3 days ago

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    My heart is bleeding tonight what the hell was i thinking too goof to be true its all my fault i do this to myself nobody is to be blamed !
    anasteel2 anasteel2 41-45, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I don't know if I'm on the right track, all I know is I'm driven by my dreams to pursue my dreams.
    inseng12 inseng12 22-25 Jul 23

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    But I've decided that being alone and only depending on myself for help is for the best i hate bothering people and depending on them and to be honest everyones really busy helping...
    HamuraChan HamuraChan 18-21, M 3 Responses Jul 27

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    My sadness is others people happiness.
    Manny570 Manny570 16-17, M Aug 4

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    I just do. It's so confusing and has so many elements.
    KellsThr13 KellsThr13 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 13

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    you will see it.......( IN REALITY )when you BELIEVE IT !
    GuruLife GuruLife 36-40, M 4 days ago

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    I've been sleeping for a thousand years it seems got to open my eyes to everything
    killerinstinke killerinstinke 13-15, F Jul 26

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    Wait what? What is this madness? EP members having lives??? Oh my god, I never heard of that before!
    InternationalDarkness InternationalDarkness 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 28

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    It's not that easy with you hereBut I know I want you to stay.See this could be us in a few yearsBut just admit you like to playIt's like everyday,I'm kicking rocks.I could fly...
    Glitter99 Glitter99 18-21, F 6 days ago

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    Sorry friends if I don't respond quickly...
    Endlesslover Endlesslover 36-40, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Like to share my experience this site called experience project for a reason not all about sex you know but sometimes it is I like to get naughty with ya ;)
    Xxchristinx18 Xxchristinx18 18-21, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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