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I Feel Like I Have Wasted My Life

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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...
    papri papri 26-30, F 4 Responses Mar 20, 2012

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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...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Apr 5, 2010

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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...
    Jordioa18 Jordioa18 16-17, M 1 hr ago

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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...
    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...
    lostprophet lostprophet 22-25, F Dec 12, 2010

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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...
    poshines poshines 22-25 Apr 9, 2012

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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...
    XxBlackCat100xX XxBlackCat100xX 22-25, F 3 Responses Jul 8, 2011

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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...
    crazybimbo crazybimbo 31-35, F 5 Responses Mar 20, 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...
    kokogogo kokogogo 31-35, M 1 Response Mar 21

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    I have 13 and 18 year old daughter and a 19 year old son. I gave up my career to raise them. I feel like I have wasted my life! My oldest dropped out of college after only a few...
    lnrdale lnrdale 41-45, F 1 Response Mar 21

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    Meanwhile my boyfriend is in NYC for a college course schmoozing with publishers and, after one day, got a job working for a cooking website from the publisher he is staying with...
    dendroica dendroica 22-25, F 2 days ago

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    I am addicted to social media, tv, alcohol, nicotine.. I can't keep a job. Idk what to do with my time to where I don't feel like it's being wasted. I am trying to be abstinent for...
    namelesssugarless namelesssugarless 26-30, M 4 days ago

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    Well...my friends are just living in the different world and they have no idea what it feels like to be me. My family, hmmm I kinda tend to pretend everything is going great...
    rawr247 rawr247 16-17, F 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    I just don't understand what's the meaning of life. Why do we live ?. What's the meaning of doing anything when at the end of the day we all feel the same hollowness inside. Things...
    jerry44 jerry44 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 5

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    I feel like I owe my old friends an apology. I feel like I’m the reason a lot of my past relationships haven’t worked out. I feel like I’m always wasting time...
    moorelove3168 moorelove3168 18-21 1 day ago

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    Not one person in my entire family understands me. I've never felt this alone in my life. Not to exagerate, but I literally felt like I was being torn apart and reformed by...
    chimbie88 chimbie88 31-35, M 2 Responses Mar 17

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    I don't know why every achievement I get or everything that I do right I just feel like I failed. And I'm not worthy. I was chosen from my high school as the city scholar (not...
    frozenkisses21 frozenkisses21 16-17, F Mar 18

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    I have been cursed with this stupid thought process. I see things in ways most normal people can't deal with. I know that the horrible messed up things in this world as damaging...
    dizlasthope dizlasthope 36-40, M Mar 27

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    I Have been with my girlfriend for about 6 months now and she has a little girl from her previous relationship. The little girls dad is in jail and has been there for the past 2...
    jboy1967 jboy1967 26-30, M 1 Response Mar 30

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    Ever since this girl first walked into our school for the first time, I couldn't take my eyes off her, and I know I probably wasn't the only one gazing at her beauty. Through my...
    elugo123456789 elugo123456789 18-21, M Apr 3

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    Ever since this girl first walked into our school for the first time, I couldn't take my eyes off her, and I know I probably wasn't the only one gazing at her beauty. Through my...
    elugo123456789 elugo123456789 18-21, M Apr 3

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    Ever since this girl first walked into our school for the first time, I couldn't take my eyes off her, and I know I probably wasn't the only one gazing at her beauty. Through my...
    elugo123456789 elugo123456789 18-21, M Apr 5

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    Ever since this girl first walked into our school for the first time, I couldn't take my eyes off her, and I know I probably wasn't the only one gazing at her beauty. Through my...
    elugo123456789 elugo123456789 18-21, M 2 Responses Apr 6

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    I ended a relationship with a girl who loved me, without explanation, suddenly, and after too fast a build-up. I've since moved cities twice and started a new career, starting...
    JonWinter JonWinter 36-40, M Apr 7

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    Ever since this girl first walked into our school for the first time, I couldn't take my eyes off her, and I know I probably wasn't the only one gazing at her beauty. Through my...
    elugo123456789 elugo123456789 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 7

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    I have felt things in the past couple of months that I can't explain. And then in the last few weeks I have been bombarded with accident ( both to me and to others ). I am not...
    noreic123 noreic123 41-45, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Being only 20, I sometimes feel like this generation is so self absorbed and narcissistic. Yes, I own a phone, but it's not a smartphone and I don't want a smartphone. Is it so...
    whiskersandwine whiskersandwine 18-21, F 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    Anybody I've talked to or dated after him...it's just not the same. I use to smile every time I got a text from him, smiling and laughing the whole time we were on the phone that...
    93rp 93rp 18-21, F Mar 17

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    I am 15, and since I was a young child I have always known that I was different. Not necessarily different in a bad way, just different. I have always looked at things in a way...
    somethinggreat somethinggreat 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 21

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    Somethings just ... wrong. I feel like a huge chunk of my life is missing and my heart has a huge flipping hole in it. I go day to day feeling so sad. Lonely, even. I feel like I'm...
    Silv3rstarz Silv3rstarz 26-30, F Apr 5

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    I feel i do not belong in society. I have unique ways of looking at things, i have high hopes and aspirations and i feel a lot of that is rejected by society. "Be like us and do...
    Jonesing4nice Jonesing4nice 18-21, M Apr 5

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    I feel like a part of my passion is gone. I feel something missing... someone I really cared about blocked me out of their life. I don't feel the same. I feel angry. I feel...
    wackywoman wackywoman 26-30 1 Response Apr 7

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    No matter, what I am doing with my life, or who is in my life, I always feel like there is something missing, or something holding me back from doing something great. I can't shake...
    NYSlilAngel NYSlilAngel 26-30, F Apr 7

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    Lately I feel like I am just missing out some something. Life. Adventure. Happiness. Something. And its killing me. I just feel empty and I just need something to distract me...
    quinnandsuch quinnandsuch 16-17, F 1 Response 17 hrs ago

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    My life has forever changed from the past 2 years. I am no longer myself! Who used to just live in today and not worry about anything. Now I have become this hard rock. Someone who...
    endlesslyyyforever endlesslyyyforever 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 17

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    No one understands everyone perfectly. It's impossible and everyone will feel like no one understands them at various points in their life. But I can easily say no one has ever...
    Twichl Twichl 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 17

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    I somehow feel trapped...and I also honestly feel like I can't escape...or perhaps never escape. I just want to P-Shift and run out of my horrible life that I have to live and deal...
    PureWhiteMoonlight PureWhiteMoonlight 16-17, F 2 Responses Mar 18

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    I am numb i feel like just giving up on love, life, and friends.
    telliebabi telliebabi 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 22

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    "Perfectionism can feel like a friend who you think is encouraging you but is actually the enemy within, the perfectionist bully inside your head, undermining all your achievements...
    mfpf mfpf 31-35, F Mar 26

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    No matter what it seems like I'm a burden to anyone. I'm the one that screws up everything, from relationships to something small. No matter what I seem to do I'm told I screw up...
    mwp483 mwp483 22-25, M 1 Response Mar 27

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    Three months ago I almost killed myself. Life became too much for me to handle. I took 20 Doxepin (a sleep/anxiety pill) and pleaded that God finally take me home and apologized to...
    Somejoygirl Somejoygirl 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 28

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    I just turned 40. Three days after my birthday, the love of my life broke up with me, leaving me heartbroken. I had planned a family and future with him, and just three days before...
    balance25 balance25 36-40, F 1 Response Mar 28

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    I keep messing up in life n my other half is going berserk I feel like I can't do anything right I suffer from paranoia n mpd n I can't cope any more my tablets don't help I'm...
    hayley34 hayley34 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 30

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    So this might be long. I do feel like a pretty lucky guy with a lot of blessings.. But I do have a lot of worries about my family which I will express here.. Ok so my family is...
    PhindingPhronesis PhindingPhronesis 16-17, M Mar 30

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    I always want to call someone or txt them or whatever but i feel like im annoying do i dont even try like i hve no life becuz i dont tlk to any one becuz i feel to annoying
    curvybitch curvybitch 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 5

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    (Skip to next paragraph to skip my rant, I have some questions) I'm not fun or cool and I don't have special qualities, I feel like I'm stuck in one small square and I'll never be...
    mahnouls mahnouls 16-17 1 Response Apr 7

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    I feel like I'm just stupid. I make mistakes and people don't want to be my friend. I feel like I'm just doing things wrong in life and I'll never get anywhere because I'm not good...
    CaptainBenza CaptainBenza 18-21, M 4 Responses Apr 8

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    I'm a 24 year old married, full time student and full time employee. I'm going to school to become a music teacher and am fortunate enough to have a job that works around my school...
    birdyhouse birdyhouse 22-25, F 1 Response a week ago

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    my dreams have chaos and allsorts in them ...but this one particular dream about my fook buddy made me come to the realisation that hes just using me for sex and that hes not...
    psychicprayer psychicprayer 36-40 a week ago

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    ever since we moved and ever since my mom died, we are all now physically alive but emotionally and in terms of living life-- we are dead. My sisters are across the universe...
    Shamandora Shamandora 16-17, F 4 days ago

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    My sister just graduated from law school and she's now moving out to start her review for bar exams, my other sister has a family of her own and is busy doing their thing, my...
    bhabhablacksheep bhabhablacksheep 22-25, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I feel like a failure at life and at school. I mean like I can't do anything right I'm so stupid
    anyomunos anyomunos 18-21, F 2 days ago