I Feel Like I Have Wasted My Life

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 305 People

    At an early age, I knew I wanted to do

    something unique with my life. I knew I would never fit into a "regular job." I was an exceptionally attractive kid, and somewhere near the age of 12 I saw a clothing catalog and knew I wanted to be a model. My mom said "no" and that was that. I remained attractive and upon HS...
    BornWriter BornWriter
    51-55, M
    2 Responses Dec 17, 2015

    College Years Atleast...

      I feel like i've played aroun, slept, drove an done nothing for the last 3 yrs with nothing to show for it but a low gpa and that's it. Even tho i won't go as far to say that i wish i wouldnt have done it all i do wish i would have been pushed more as a child; that way the...
    lostprophet lostprophet
    22-25, F
    Dec 12, 2010

    I'm now 31. At age 8 my dad left our family

    and will never speak to me again. At 14 I started smoking weed and moved out of home to live with a guy that physically and emotionally abused me. At 24, with no friends and a family that was totally broken apart I broke up with this guy (finally) and stopped smoking. Have gone...
    scookies scookies
    31-35, F
    4 Responses Apr 5, 2014

    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 and move back in with my dad. He still owes me 1000+ that I will never see. Sucha learning experience! I wish I could go...
    Hannaahhboo Hannaahhboo
    18-21
    Apr 3, 2015

    I am almost 32 years old,

    unemployed for 6 month as I returned to my home country and again living with my parents, actually me and my husband both are living with my parents. My husband is studying and I am searching for job. As I get more and more rejections while searching for job, I feel worthless...
    bubucis bubucis
    31-35, F
    1 Response Feb 17, 2015

    What Would Be The Rite Thing To Do?

    I'm in a seriouse realtionship I leave with my man and have a promise ring on ma finger,I have a son and his not the father,he has daughters and I'm not their mothe iv fallen pregnant before and we decided 2 termanaite it coz we we're not ready it was de 1st time iv ever done...
    poshines poshines
    22-25
    Apr 9, 2012

    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
    Aug 18, 2014

    I'm still young, I know,

    but I want to experience things, and at the place live now and such, I don't have that. I wish I could tell the full story, but I'm not gonna do it here (Ask me for my Skype if you really want to and also can help me.)
    Jordioa18 Jordioa18
    18-21, M
    Apr 17, 2014

    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 have no childhood memories, not many memories of the past because I haven't lived at all. even to live is hard for me, the world is so big and I feel...
    EnjoyTheSilenceX EnjoyTheSilenceX
    16-17, F
    1 Response Dec 15, 2014

    Trying to be the golden child,

    trying to meet others expectations, when it honestly doesn't matter to me whatever the hell you think of me. I think it might be time for a change, and soon.
    DanielPhillips DanielPhillips
    18-21, M
    2 Responses Feb 3, 2015

    ....................................................

    I have never achieved anything i dont feel in my life i should have done higher education but i didnt and I feel now that it is to late and i dont have the money I had a abusive ex and i sit here and think im tired,I give up my life should have been more I should have been more...
    XxBlackCat100xX XxBlackCat100xX
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Jul 8, 2011

    Going back to boarding school

    for a second year only to get tortured by the staff members and stalked by negative people. The third I was just looking forward to going back home and never coming back here. But I'm still here and I don't know what to do.
    FoxFan64 FoxFan64
    16-17, M
    Jan 11, 2015

    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't want to be paying back loans for the rest of my life. I'm just worthless.
    untamedx3heart untamedx3heart
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Dec 27, 2014

    true. it is the truth.

    i would like to throw all the people n situations into the garbage n start a new
    thejoyprovider thejoyprovider
    26-30, M
    Jan 6, 2015

    Wishing Away......!!

    I'm 36 yrs old, my last job was ten yrs ago, I've been a housewife/maid for the past ten yrs. I feel the world has moved on and left me to it. I find it had to rejoin it again, I would love too....I'm a single parent (absent husband/father). I have 4 children 10 and under and...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    4 Responses Mar 20, 2012

    Wasted days of my youth.

    I remember telling myself that I would not regret my choices. That I made them for specific reasons that kept me safe, shielded from harm. I could not have known then that life would point out those decisions and mock them with the present anguish. How humorous. How naive I was...
    Shoutittotheworld23 Shoutittotheworld23
    26-30, M
    1 Response Dec 14, 2015

    I'm 30, going through a divorce

    and feel stuck in a career I don't enjoy. I can't shake the nagging feeling that I'm not where I belong or doing what I was meant to do. However, I can't figure out what either of those are and it's driving me crazy. I feel like I'm the epitome of wasted potential.
    MightyKenn MightyKenn
    26-30, F
    1 Response Feb 18, 2015

    I Have Nothing To Show For It

    I have absolutely nothing to show for my life so far.  I always have to start over when I break up with someone.  It has been 6 years and I'm still rebuild my life.  I have done nothing worthwhile with my life.  How do I change?
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Apr 5, 2010
    Intotheunknown Intotheunknown
    46-50, F
    3 Responses Jan 10, 2015

    Would You Feel Worthy To Live, If....

    Would you feel worthy to live, if....if every step you take tells you...you are wrong and you fall down even deeper...if others voices of disrespect fills your ears...if they try to prove you are worthless..if they mistreat you...if your own self gets submerged in the sea of...
    papri papri
    31-35, F
    2 Responses Mar 20, 2012

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