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I Feel Like Life Has Passed Me By

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    Not Completely!!!

    i mean, im still quite young, and i still have a lot that i want to do and achieve in life, but its all going by so quickly!! i keep promising myself im going to improve my life, get a new job and so on, and then before i know it, another year has gone by, its just that one...
    cowshed123 cowshed123 31-35, M 4 Responses Mar 19, 2010

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    Where Has The Time Gone?

    I'm 39 years old, never married, and have always had trouble making friends and attracting women. I'm told I'm not bad looking, but I think it's my personality, or lack of one, that is the problem.People always thought I was so smart growing up, but I really haven't amounted to...
    nowhereman71 nowhereman71 36-40 4 Responses Jan 15, 2011

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    Another Day

    Tick tock tick tock tick fock feck ****. Wake me up when it's over.
    newmurderer newmurderer 70+ 2 Responses Jun 8, 2010

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    In Different Ways

    I think the reason I feel so young at heart is because I missed out on so much when I was a teenager. I suffered severe social anxiety.......I had one year that I was actually thin and a little popular (in my crowd) not the "popular" crowd. I was too scared to go to prom, though...
    honeysuckle23 honeysuckle23 46-50, F 1 Response Jun 30, 2012

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    My Life Feels Like It Has Passed Me By

          My life feels like it has passed me by.  Years ago I was seeing a male psychiatrist and this is what he told me. your life has been passing you by.  I believed him, because when I look back on my life I have not accomplished anything.  ...
    Sara600 Sara600 56-60, F 6 Responses Mar 19, 2010

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    What Will Never Be (long-sorry)

    I am a 40 something year old woman. I feel like there is not much to look forward to in life anymore, like my best years are behind me and I'm just waiting to die now. I have had ups and downs in my life like everyone and have survived some tough situations. I really didn't...
    LonelynTx LonelynTx 46-50, F 6 Responses Mar 19, 2010

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