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I Feel I Have Wasted My Life

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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 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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    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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    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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    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 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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    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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    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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    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 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, 2014

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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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    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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    WhoseMe WhoseMe 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 15

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    Believe it or not I do! lol. Ep is a fun place to hang out though! I like all the cool people on Ep but yeah I do have a life outside it! I have lots of friends honestly- though...
    XxLittleBrotherxX XxLittleBrotherxX 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 13

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    I have done nothing but play the same game for a month now... I think its safe to say I have no life XD
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    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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    Wow. I just realized that this person, who said I had made a ridiculous generalization, had cherry-picked from what I said in my comments. I pointed this out to them, basically...
    AaronH96 AaronH96 18-21, F Mar 20

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    I was in an unhappy marriage for 10 years. I am out of that now, but still have no idea what I'm doing. I love my job. I have a beautiful son. I have wonderful friends and...
    gwynie11 gwynie11 31-35, F Mar 14

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    At this moment I feel lonely and lost. I'm having one of my poor me days. I keep wondering what I did to get to this point in my life and why I am where I am and not where I want...
    fragmentsoflife fragmentsoflife 22-25, F Mar 11

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    today i am overwhelmed with my life. i wish i had a close girlfriend to talk to but i don't. i feel very overwhelmed in my personal life. i feel unhappy in my current relationship...
    db174 db174 31-35, F 2 Responses Mar 11

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    I just feel like I'm getting no where. Everyday I wake up and think oh great more work, oh great my parents to deal with and ive built it up inside me with out talking to anyone...
    ItsJakeKimber ItsJakeKimber 16-17, M Mar 6

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    I don't know what to even think anymore. I feel like nobody wants me anymore. I'm just a burden to everyone else. My fiance has been telling me that my depression is "bullshit" and...
    KingFaen KingFaen 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 11

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    You never thought you' d be in this situation. All your life you' ve been dreaming about this knight and shining armor who would come and sweep you off your feet. Finally, he came...
    purpletearsfall purpletearsfall 36-40, F Mar 13

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    I'm not sure what it is I'm supposed to do. I want to write this so I can put my thoughts down but I'm not sure what the thoughts are exactly. Lately, at times I'm fine then the...
    MrMobos MrMobos 16-17, M Mar 15

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    I figured out a while ago that my sister has depression and I figured out a few days ago that one of my best friends has it too. And I just entered grade seven and I have three big...
    suicidaljournal suicidaljournal 13-15, F Mar 2

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    My life outside EP is scool an studying. EP gives me the opportunity to socialize with someone in between studies.
    urdivergent urdivergent 18-21, M Mar 6

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    Posting and talking to people here in EP takes a huge amount of burden out of me. I cannot really share such things in person. I have stayed and remained closed or at least trying...
    MaggieAndTheFerociousBeast MaggieAndTheFerociousBeast 18-21, F Mar 16

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    I hate when my girl is sad. I always keep changing plans on her.. I do it all the time and it's not fair for her. But things always come up. I try my best. I brake her heart too...
    josh221992 josh221992 22-25, M Mar 12

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    It depresses me even more when i see the word "friends" on meetoo. I wish i had that.
    MyLifee99 MyLifee99 13-15 1 Response Mar 18

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    The life has become very complicate for humans ... So I am for making life simple .. I want to love all in general and never hate anyone ... If I can't love anyone , that is fine...
    xRohit xRohit 31-35, M 1 Response Mar 15

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    This is what my psychologist wrote about me to my GP I'm writing to update you on Eva's care within EIP service .Eva is 36 years old,she resides in supported accommodation .Eva...
    Powerlesss Powerlesss 31-35, F 2 Responses Mar 16

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    Here is what I know from my life experiences. I can never trust anyone. Nobody cares about anyone but themselves. People will lie to your face and pretend to care about you just...
    Zzzwriter Zzzwriter 41-45, M 3 Responses Mar 5

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    I am 21 years old male, Live in Indonesia Started about three years ago when I started college, I choose engineering at first and find out I'm to stupid for it so I change course...
    ABoyInForeignCountry ABoyInForeignCountry 18-21, M Mar 10

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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 4 days ago

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    I am so stinking tired. Prayer was useless last night. I did pray I think but not with earnestness which I feel like he only listens to. Doesn't he see how badly I struggle with...
    1lonelydaisy 1lonelydaisy 41-45 6 Responses Mar 3

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    I feel tired of life... I wish I could talk to my mom and be able to make her understand that I don't have any motivation in life and anymore energy to do things. Yeah I love my...
    ddanniiella ddanniiella 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 6

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    One year ago today I was diagnosed with HSV2. This experience hasn't been easy especially since I've had more outbreaks in one year than someone might consider a normal average...
    LiveLaughLove91 LiveLaughLove91 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 12

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    I strongly suspect that I have 47,XXY Kleinfelter Syndrome. I was diagnosed with Hypogonadism two weeks ago. I'm 38. Previously I thought my issues were solely due to varicoceles...
    mjxxy mjxxy 36-40, M Mar 15

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    I'm writing this in an effort to reach out and make sense of what's happening inside. At times I feel completely normal and then sometimes I feel batshit crazy, all within a few...
    adub2222 adub2222 31-35, M 3 Responses Mar 16

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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 3 days ago

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    Hi everybody! My name is Maria and I m writing from Italy, so I m sorry if my grammar or vocabulary isn't that perfect. I found your online community and fought: I have to try! In...
    Ciminiera95 Ciminiera95 18-21, F 3 Responses Mar 6

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