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I Feel Like Life Has Passed Me By

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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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    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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    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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    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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    Another Day

    Tick tock tick tock tick fock feck ****. Wake me up when it's over.
    newmurderer newmurderer 66-70 2 Responses Jun 8, 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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    Well it's not. Life is completely random and wierd. Like seriously quantum physics suggestions that when you run your actually moving the.earth a bit. if a bee hits a oncoming...
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    I'm stressed, I'm the anchor for a lot of people. People come to me to rant and to talk which I don't mind at all. But sometimes, I wonder who (in real life) actually realizes...
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    It's just an illusion, my daydreams are real. My dreams at night are real... Life just seems like a surreal dream I'm participating in, playing by the rules..or is it my rules...
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    Just 4 years ago, I had been living happily, settled and completely at in L.A. 3 years ago, I made a jump and moved to the Netherlands for my then boyfriend. Fast-forward to now: I...
    Prykat Prykat 26-30, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Sometimes I thinking shouldn't exist anymore I'm tired of feeling this horrible all the time....
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    RUN..,run..,run,run until sweat drips down your forehead,your muscles ache,..until there's a fire rising in your lungs..,until your heart explodes in pain,realization,joy and u...
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    I have been dealing with this for quite some time now..... No one rarely ever texts/calls/messages first. Usually if I do not do it then I don't talk to anyone that day. When I do...
    FFPower FFPower 22-25, M 1 Response 8 hrs ago

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    For all practical purposes, I am. You may get it, you may not but with a lot of issues stemming from intellectual disabilities anything really passing as adulthood just has passed...
    Joanne0chan Joanne0chan 31-35, F 2 Responses May 6

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    All of my brothers childhood, he had been beaten physically, verbally and emotionally, by my grandma. She would tell him he was a peace of **** and that he'd never be anything more...
    ShadowCatt ShadowCatt 18-21, M May 19

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    im a 27 yr old community college freshman. my whole life ive felt alienated and somehow different from the rest. i grew up in a family that consisted of a schizophrenic mother , a...
    foxyoxy123 foxyoxy123 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 29

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    So I am 20, I know that I can become a doctor but, in the end I feel like it is not worth it. When it comes to becoming a doctor, you have to give something up. Although I would...
    blackblueink blackblueink 22-25 2 days ago

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    I can't believe this but I'm actually considering breaking up w my boyfriend...especially after tonight- it was an idea before, but tonight through his actions it seemed like he...
    Fidge3 Fidge3 22-25, F 1 Response May 9

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    A lot of times in my life I feel like a loser. My family life has been kind of rough for me growing up and I haven't had a lot of the advantages that a lot of other kids my age...
    chloe41399 chloe41399 13-15, F 6 days ago

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    Guys I need some help and some advise. Be kind please I'm very fragile. 6 weeks ago my boyfriend and best friend of two years left me. Heartbroken doesn't even begin to cover it...
    Lostnemo Lostnemo 18-21, F 2 Responses May 4

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    Black Sheep Of The Family I have always felt like the black sheep of the family who just didn't live up to what was expected of me .I am the middle child and always felt out of...
    nakednudist nakednudist 46-50, M May 13

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    Personally, I feel like I am a great person. But it seems like others just don't see it. I'm rather attractive and a bit on the nerdy side (like anime and video games) so it's not...
    Jesxica Jesxica 18-21, F 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    I keep it short. I had awful past. I was hurt by many people more or less. I was emotinally abused by my parents all of my life. I allways have a feeling that many people try to...
    tokyo60s tokyo60s 31-35, F 1 Response May 17

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    This last year has been all over the spectrum, from really really good, to just brutal. I think I am starting to understand why I am struggling so much with being confident in...
    loneranger91 loneranger91 22-25, F 1 Response May 6

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    This is how I always truly feel. I feel like whatever I do is never good enough for someone. All of the people in my life left me except for some of my family and I don't know why...
    lovebugg11 lovebugg11 18-21, F 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    I feel like people don't want to listen to me, that I'm just another burden in their lives. Everyone has it worse, or they're too busy, or maybe they don't really like me. Any way...
    themeice themeice 18-21, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    ViperaStellaris ViperaStellaris 13-15, F 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    When I was in high school, I found out my sister's best friend was the mastermind behind the bullying and stalking that was happening to me. I had adopted her in my heart as...
    neverendingfairytale2 neverendingfairytale2 36-40, F Apr 30

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    I have always been weird as long as I can remember. At least weird to everyone else around me. I guess the word eccentric would be appropriate. I have always been able to get...
    hisdudeness3 hisdudeness3 31-35, M 1 Response May 5

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    Everything about today sucked. I'm really messing up in school. College. Then 95% of time when my husband drinks I wonder why I am with him. I love my kids that's it. I just feel...
    WistfulDreaming WistfulDreaming 26-30 May 8

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    I feel like I am being left behind. I'm not explaining this feeling very well...I just feel a big emptiness in my heart. It makes me feel lonely when I see old friends on Facebook...
    goshgollydolly goshgollydolly 22-25, F 1 Response May 9

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    When I was younger, I knew I was different than all the other kids. I always believed in more than just this life. I felt more and understood more than the kids my age. Most adults...
    twentyout24 twentyout24 16-17 1 Response May 14

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    I have a lot of feelings and I just care about everything. I always want to talk and be validated. I love to think about things. But for some reason it feels like everyone else has...
    exand exand 22-25, M May 18

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    Recently I came into possession of a young rabbit which was orphaned by my uncle's puppy who just wanted to play and doesn't know his own strength yet. My outer family doesn't know...
    MemiosLostWolf MemiosLostWolf 16-17 May 20

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    Recently I came into possession of a young rabbit which was orphaned by my uncle's puppy who just wanted to play and doesn't know his own strength yet. My outer family doesn't know...
    MemiosLostWolf MemiosLostWolf 16-17 May 20

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    All my life I've been told about how bright I am, about how far I'm going in life. This isn't from just one person; everyone points out how bright I apparently shine, and I mean...
    macdotgif macdotgif 13-15, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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