I Feel Like I Am Behind In My Life

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    Very Behind.

    I am very behind in my life, in all ways. Developmentally, socially, everything. In all ways I am anything from 10-15 years behind everyone else my age. In some ways, even more than that. The older I become, the bigger that number gets.
    lyricalongings lyricalongings
    31-35, F
    1 Response Apr 7, 2010

    All my friends are or have been.

    .in serious relationships. 1 has a baby and another one is pregnant! I only slept with one guy last year and haven't been with anyone since. This feels awful
    deleted deleted
    1 Response Mar 19, 2015

    I feel like I am so behind in life.

    . I should be graduating this year and getting my bachelors. Instead, I'm starting on my associates. I just want to do well and get into Georgetown U
    gnycnn gnycnn
    22-25, F
    Dec 21, 2014


    I need to get my act together and decide what I want, how I am going to obtain it and lastly go for it!...
    CrazyHippieChick CrazyHippieChick
    2 Responses Jul 17, 2010

    I am so disappointed

    that I'm just now starting college instead of going as soon as I graduated high school!! I would have been in my career field by now instead of just starting out. It is so stressful to think about. I wish I would have had been smarter..
    nursingstudentxo nursingstudentxo
    26-30, F
    Sep 8, 2014

    Falling behind…I think

    and believe I'm missing out on a lot of things compared to other people!I don't know if I am where I want to be! I don't think so but at the same time i'm glad with everything I've achieved so far! When I left school i knew exactly what i wanted and knew what i needed to do...
    LittleMilwee LittleMilwee
    22-25, F
    Sep 8, 2014

    Everyone Seems More Advanced Than Me

    I'm 25 with a college degree, & I feel like I've accomplished NOTHING! People YOUNGER than me are married, have kids, have good jobs, debt-free, own their own houses, traveled overseas, had fun adventures, like snow skiing & jet skiing. They have brand new...
    otad12 otad12
    31-35, F
    6 Responses Mar 30, 2009

    Feeling Behind

    I have felt bitter inside and i;m slowly finding out why. Sometimes i feel as if i havent accomplished anything in life and that i feel empty. I was always behind in everything. I repeated 1st grade because i was so slow, then i was considered having low muscle tone until i...
    jonnyronny jonnyronny
    18-21, M
    4 Responses Dec 30, 2009

    Other way round!!! Im

    so ahead of all my friends and people from my hometown, feels good to get out there though.
    lostwonderer lostwonderer
    18-21, F
    Sep 8, 2014

    I Feel Behind In Life

    I am an 30 year old MBA still living at home with my parents. I graduated 5 years ago and still haven't found a job with my degree. I still work the same job I had in grad school, as a temp worker in a warehouse working 2 days/week. I'm am grateful to have a job, but I deserve...
    urbanprincess422 urbanprincess422
    3 Responses Jul 12, 2010

    Most people around my age have it all.

    A good job, plenty of friends, few worries and are generally moving in the right direction, they get opportunities and can embrace life for what it is. But I don't have a social life really, I don't get opportunities to progress or meet likeminded people who I click with, my...
    deleted deleted
    1 Response Nov 22, 2014

    I feel i am so behind in life.

    as if i'm playing catch up. i started my life as an adult so young. i thought i knew what i was doing. i married at 18. then when i was 19 i got pregnant and at 20 i had my first child. then at 21, almost a year prior to my first baby being born i got pregnant again. here i am...
    blankcanvas03 blankcanvas03
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Nov 22, 2014

    I feel like nothing's changed in my life.

    what have I really accomplished? I'm at a university I didn't even want to go to, I'm so lonely. My friends back home all have each other they work fulltime they take classes at a local community college one is even in massage school. They drive they have cars and I dont even...
    thinkingoutloudx thinkingoutloudx
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Dec 3, 2014

    I Can'T Fix Myself.

    I'm 23 years old. I haven't graduated college, I'll get my associates degree January 2014 in Information Technology & I feel behind. Every friend I have has children and a husband. I am over weight and live a lone. I do not have any friends that I am able to talk to about this...
    heatherxx heatherxx
    26-30, F
    3 Responses May 29, 2013
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