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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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    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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    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, 2014

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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, 2014

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    It feels like I have wasted my life.

    I sometimes think that I am worthless.
    Shereen84 Shereen84 26-30, F 4 Responses Feb 6

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    I am 30 years old. Plain

    and simple, I've wasted the life God gave me. There are years of my life that are just a blur due to my frequent marijuana use. I have many regrets and given a do-over would do things completely differently. My brother is in high school and he is an example of the person I want...
    zarpanzur zarpanzur 26-30, M 3 Responses Feb 5

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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 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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    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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    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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    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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    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 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, 2014

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    Related Experiences

    Yeah, I just came back from the gym... a few hours ago... so I guess, that means I definitely have a life outside of EP. Plus, there is always facebook....
    Taurusedi Taurusedi 31-35, M 1 Response Mar 19

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    I feel like I haven't even come close to reaching my full potential, the potential as was possible in years past not the potential as is possible now, which is lesser. I am 30...
    zarpanzur zarpanzur 26-30, M 5 days ago

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    Well, four years really, of being depressed and moody, thar was a waste. That was high school though, lots of poop happening there :/ I've realized I was just really stressed...
    Justjonathan Justjonathan 16-17, M 2 Responses Apr 3

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    life sucks so much. i dont feel like im ever gonna have anything fun come out of my life. all i do is go to school and be around people who talk trash about me and then go home and...
    avalily avalily 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    I don't know why, i always talk to my friends, they always tell me about amazing story of their life(events,girls, etc....)Then i look to my life, it feels so empty, no story to...
    drissbored drissbored 18-21, M 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    Life seems so meaningless when you have no emotion.
    Ang012685 Ang012685 26-30, F a week ago

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    I feel alone all the time and I feel like no one understands me. I dont want to be here anymore I just want to run away and never come back
    boxking101 boxking101 16-17, M 2 days ago

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    EP is merely a distraction to a busy life and an outlet where I can be negative without people assuming Im going to kill myself.
    Lestat93 Lestat93 22-25, F Apr 8

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    I rarely go.out. I lie in bed a lot. I have a few friends. I'm inpatient and anxious. I just want it back.
    Ang012685 Ang012685 26-30, F Apr 7

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    Glad you joined the family sillychey97 Welcome to Hell 😈 ....We have cookies
    Living2Heights Living2Heights 16-17, F 1 Response a week ago

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    Got into a relationship where I was the provider. Poof thousands of my hard earned money down the drain. To top it off he left me un our apartment alone. I had to break the lease...
    Hannaahhboo Hannaahhboo 18-21 Apr 3

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    KrisKrosSk8 KrisKrosSk8 26-30, F 2 Responses Apr 7

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    I actually get nightmares now. I was sexually assaulted at 11, and again at 17. I now get nightmares of rape, and dreams of suicide.
    kingbrizo kingbrizo 18-21 a week ago

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    No love just like Eminem and Lil Wayne
    baylieloveshotguys baylieloveshotguys 13-15, F Apr 7

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    Can't believe that it's finally my day off and I spent it in bed all day /.-
    IsMyStory IsMyStory 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 8

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    Maybe I should Leave EP...
    JoeyPetersxox JoeyPetersxox 13-15, M Apr 9

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    Will this ever end? Hello. I'm 19 years old and turning 20 this year. I just graduated college and I'm about to find my first job. And I have PKC. I was first diagnosed with...
    cgdruta cgdruta 18-21, F 1 hr ago

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    I tried my best to give time to this girl that I knew so well and later only to find myself thrown out of her life like thrash.. i feel so wasted.. ??
    krmehta krmehta 26-30, M 2 Responses Apr 6

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    I'm at one of the best boarding schools in Canada and I hate it here. I was bullied the first year and stalked and mistreated last year by a fat boy and old man who still does it...
    FoxFan64 FoxFan64 13-15, M Apr 4

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    so I am 18 years old and just started university this year, and well...... I quite my studies only because I hated what I was doing and couldn't take it for one more second. now...
    marisvds marisvds 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 25

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    I was arrested this past February for an aggravated dui and battery. I was driving and pulled over to a gas station as my ex phoned the police. I hit him and tried to get the phone...
    violetskynoise violetskynoise 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    So this is a problem that is very regular in my life. I want to make it short and sweet. I suffer from GAD (Generalized Anxiety Disorder). I was homeschooled in grade 10 because I...
    HazzaBoo HazzaBoo 16-17, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I feel like I gave it my all, I did what I was suppose to do... Lived an honest life went to college got a job worked my butt off. Tried to make friends and big moves in the world...
    toniyl toniyl 36-40, F Mar 26

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    I don't know how to explain it but sometimes for as long as I can remember get these feelings like the life I'm living isn't mine, I go through a period where I don't feel like my...
    DaniellaSage DaniellaSage 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    I didn't even realise it happened until I came from university for the Easter holidays this year. Before going to uni, I had a select few friends, and there was a close, unspoken...
    TheBratPrince TheBratPrince 18-21, F Mar 31

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    I scream, thought no one could hear me. i almost feel ashamed that one person could be so important. That without them you somehow become less of a person. I almost want the hurt...
    fallenrach fallenrach 26-30 1 Response Apr 4

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    This feeling really sucks... Like I just feel so alone and abandoned by everybody around me. Not only that, I feel like nobody understands my feelings and my emotions. Nobody likes...
    xNickDavidx xNickDavidx 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 10

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    I am not very good at much in this life, nothing that really contributes to the world in a way that matters. I trained to be a teacher in a subject that no one seems to care about...
    Quellerosiel Quellerosiel 26-30, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I feel like my eyes are blurred, and my head is heavy, I have no control, I can't get up and complete simple tasks. I lack in motivations . sometimes I get a wave of heavy guilt in...
    Tistoskii Tistoskii 16-17, F 1 Response