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I Feel Like My Life Is On Hold

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    I Don't Want My Life To Be On Hold, But Yet I Keep It That Way... - I don't have a job, I don't go to school, I don't do anything all day, I live with my parents. I'm not trying...
    justsumguy justsumguy 18-21, M 1 Response Dec 17, 2010

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    Life On Hold - Life on hold,Has been,Since the quake,That pushed me out,It's only now,I'm nearering the end,Long dark tunnel,It's starting to move,Once more for Me.
    lazycrazybasket lazycrazybasket 46-50, M 1 Response Dec 1, 2011

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    What Now? Is This It? - I worked hard my whole life, doing jobs that taxed my body like roofing and road construction. When my grandfather was on his death bed he told me to use my...
    tantalus45 tantalus45 26-30 Oct 16, 2012

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    My Live Have Been Placed On Hold - My live have been placed on hold, due to my wives accident, never thought that it would take so long to resolve the problem. Bad Accident At...
    colinberry1 colinberry1 61-65, M Dec 29, 2012

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    Going No-where - All my life I've been encouraged to put others first. I used to have a hobby which I loved but which took up alot of time and money and confidence which I didn't...
    alfieandrosie alfieandrosie 41-45, F 3 Responses Oct 4, 2009

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    Waiting... - I met my boyfriend through work-related training.  This was almost 2 years ago.  We spent 7 weeks together, and then had to return to our jobs in seperate...
    OliviaHart OliviaHart 26-30 Mar 12, 2010

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    Literally On Hold - My ex and I separated emotionally the beginning of april.. I still have not moved out.  The apt will be ready July 7th..  this time SUCKS Big Time...
    DrewBerry DrewBerry 46-50, F 12 Responses Jun 21, 2008

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    I Am Living My Life On Hold - Perhaps it hasnt always been that way, but in recent years I have felt that my life is on hold. I do have plans, and hopes and dreams but somehow they...
    underconstruction underconstruction 41-45, F 6 Responses Nov 14, 2008

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    Waiting. - Looking back on it, I feel like I have been waiting for something most of my life. I am not really sure what this is, or what it might be. I do feel that it is bound up...
    TheTardyDodo TheTardyDodo 31-35, M 5 Responses Jun 10, 2007

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    Happiness On Hold - I was happy and I will be again - soon - I hope, but for now happiness is on hold. I was arrested and charged and released on the condition I don't see or talk...
    BittenDog BittenDog 46-50, M 2 Responses Dec 17, 2010

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    My Life Is On Hold Because I Can't Drive - My life is on hold because I don't own a car nor can drive one. I am not asking for a brand new car, I want a used cargo van; which will...
    debitservus debitservus 18-21 Apr 12, 2013

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    I have a good wife, 2 kids and a decent job and should be happy but i am not.
    Fallen1966 Fallen1966 46-50, M Feb 20

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    Time Is Ticking And I'm Not Further Forward - I'm 37 and for the past 3 years, my life has been on hold. I know that I'm not alone as many people are in the same boat. The...
    noodle74 noodle74 36-40 1 Response Apr 29, 2012

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    My Life Is On Hold - I think the only thing that I have accomplished in my life was getting married. Is there life after marriage, because I have had no life after I got maarried...
    Sara600 Sara600 56-60, F 1 Response May 1, 2012

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    On Hold And A Downward Spiral. - not really sure why im writing this, but i need to write it somewhere haha. anyway, my life has been pretty weird since i left school to be fair...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Jul 31, 2011

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    Has Been - My life on hold,Has been,Now,I'm movin' on,Out the tunnel,'Twas so dark,Could hardly see,The future now,So bright ahead,No longer,Life on hold.
    lazycrazybasket lazycrazybasket 46-50, M Feb 14, 2012

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    My Life Is On Hold - I think the only thing that I have accomplished in my life was getting married. Is there life after marriage, because I have had no life after I got married...
    Sara600 Sara600 56-60, F May 1, 2012

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    i am so fed up of people telling me to cheer up! no one understands how i feel within myself and i constantly put myself down. i am trying my hardest to see things through and...
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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...
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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...
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