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I Feel Like I Have Wasted My Life

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    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

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    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

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    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 3 Responses Jul 8, 2011

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    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

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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 2 days ago

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    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 16-17, M Apr 17

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    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 26-30, F 4 Responses Mar 20, 2012

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    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...
    crazybimbo crazybimbo 31-35, F 4 Responses Mar 20, 2012

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    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

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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 2 days ago

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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 majority of time in my life as of now.
    BressonX8 BressonX8 18-21, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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