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I Feel Like I'm Wasting Time

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    Wasted My Time

    I have wasted my time online for the longest time.  Tonight, I said it is enough,  This is my last night.  I'm old enough, no more a teenager that I should spend hours and hours online which doesn't do anything for me.  I'm also married and I will start doing things for us...
    Whateverrrrr Whateverrrrr 36-40, F 1 Response Feb 7, 2012

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    Cycle of Meaning and Nihilism

    I get motivated and complete goals when I set them for myself but I always feel like I'm wasting my time. I want to change. I want to believe that something that I will do in my life will mean something. There are so many positive things I could be doing with my life. Aren't...
    blessedmovers blessedmovers 26-30, M 1 Response Dec 23, 2007

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    I think to myself..WHAT AM I DOING WITH MY LIFE?

    ! people are out travelling and experiencing amazing things but oh wait I know the problem...exams, school, education blablabla etc. we've basically wasted our youth on that and I'm not saying drop out of school I'm just feeling bored with life and that shouldn't be the case...
    lifecanbebeautiful lifecanbebeautiful 18-21, F Jun 5

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    Stop Wasting Time And Start Living Life

    We have enrolled over 13,000 new entrepreneurs in as little as 9 weeks. While, over half have had absolutely no experience and the everyday average person has finally been given the chance to LAUNCH their own career or simply put their own business on the front page of Google...
    RussCampbell RussCampbell 41-45, M Jan 10, 2012

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    Got a Tire Round My Gut From Sittin On It

    There is always something to do, and always somebody not doing it, me.
    intothewoods intothewoods 26-30 Nov 6, 2008

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    We All Are

    Of course I'm wasting time. We all are. Human life is absolutely without meaning, unbelievably insignificant on a cosmic scale. Time? Meh! So it's OK to waste time (unless it's in pursuit of "the meaning of life") but it's appalling how flagrantly we waste resources...
    amberdextrous amberdextrous 51-55, M 6 Responses Nov 6, 2009

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    I feel like I'm not like I'm good enough for my boyfriend because people tell me that I am my good enough and that he should leave me!
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    not my fault just feel like I am forget feel I know I am especially when someone u love says something u never though they would
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    Ladies, I want you to think of it this way: Bones are for dogs, meat is for men. 😉👍
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    I just wish I was enough...
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    reezaheartdogs reezaheartdogs 18-21, F Jul 22

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    I guess I try too hard to form relationships. :(
    NyanCat73 NyanCat73 13-15, M 1 Response a week ago

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    Ever since I was young I have always seen things others couldn't. Is there anyone else or am I just insane? Please no rude/mean answers.
    JasmineGluskin JasmineGluskin 16-17, F 1 day ago

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    Be true to yourself. Do what you know is right. If you get lost in the shadows; search for the light.
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    Sometimes 3 :) good-bad and confused
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    No really death is like after me and if it's not for my awesome reflexes I wouldn't be here and I just feel like I'm also a mistake
    PaulinaaaO PaulinaaaO 13-15, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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