Post
Experience Project iOS Android Apps | Download EP for your Mobile Device

I Feel Like My Life Is On Hold

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 214 People

    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 with my habit of starting out on a path but never taking more than a few halting steps. Instead, I find...
    TheTardyDodo TheTardyDodo 31-35, M 5 Responses Jun 10, 2007

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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 very hard to find a job, I wont be going to school until next fall, and I just don't have anything to do. I want to be moving on with my life, I want to have a job, and...
    justsumguy justsumguy 18-21, M 1 Response Dec 17, 2010

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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 Costco's http://www.youtube.com/user/colinberry1?feature=mhee Trying to get help from our MP. http://www.enfieldpeople.co.uk/discussions...
    colinberry1 colinberry1 61-65, M Dec 29, 2012

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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 recession has meant I was made redundant from a good job I was earning good money and I could see a future with security. Now I'm working for a lot less...
    noodle74 noodle74 36-40 1 Response Apr 29, 2012

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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 quite not materialize. I feel like my life is an eternal dress rehearsal and that I will never get to go to the Dance .
    underconstruction underconstruction 41-45, F 6 Responses Nov 14, 2008

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Maybe I should not complain?

    But I do feel like my life is on hold and I'm frustrated. My job is good and I have a good educational background; I'm thinking to get another master degree but I don't want to quit; in order to get enrolled online to a famous uni I need to take a tricky test which is time...
    viicky77 viicky77 26-30, F Apr 18

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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 also be my house. My life is on hold because I am still with parents; a ***** mom, and an ******* dad. I feel like my life is also being...
    debitservus debitservus 18-21 Apr 12, 2013

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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. Although I did have a job for a brief time that didn't work out. My husband and I have moved around so many times that is...
    Sara600 Sara600 56-60, F 1 Response May 1, 2012

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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. Although I did have a job for a brief time that didn't work out. My husband and I have moved around so many times that is...
    Sara600 Sara600 56-60, F May 1, 2012

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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 head not my body because our family has a history of bad backs. at the age of 20 I broke my hand in a work site accident...
    tantalus45 tantalus45 26-30 Oct 16, 2012

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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..  Tension mounting, but mostly civil.. It could be a lot worse..  i'm in the birth canal to a brand new...
    DrewBerry DrewBerry 46-50, F 12 Responses Jun 21, 2008

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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 have, so ended up putting it on hold until things got better. Well now I'm older, more comfortable with who I am...
    alfieandrosie alfieandrosie 41-45, F 3 Responses Oct 4, 2009

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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 to my girlfriend. We were very happy. The bail condition forced her away from me and me from her. We should be...
    BittenDog BittenDog 46-50, M 2 Responses Dec 17, 2010

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Being In The Military

    I am a United States Sailor. I love serving my country but it takes up all of my life I can't commit to anything I want to because I have to put country first. I am stationed in SD and there is so much I want to do and see but I can't because of my schedule and hours we work. I...
    truevisionary truevisionary 22-25, M Aug 18, 2013

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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, but the older im getting the more i cant manage things. well, after school i went to newton rigg to do a btec level 3 horse management...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Jul 31, 2011

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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 states.  I live in Georgia and he lives in Florida.  Both of us are in federal government internships...
    OliviaHart OliviaHart 26-30 Mar 12, 2010

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Related Experiences

    I am a 20 y.o. man living outside of Oslo, Norway. I just quit my studies at a marketing school in Oslo because I wasn't satisfied with the quality of the education and was unhappy...
    felixhaave felixhaave 18-21, M 1 Response Dec 6

    Your Response

    Cancel
    because all I do these days is spend time on my laptop. Sometimes I think I could be addicted to the inter-net. But these days I spend most of time playing cards which can be very...
    Sara600 Sara600 56-60, F 1 Response Nov 19

    Your Response

    Cancel
    When life slaps you, go ahead and slap it right back
    fav777 fav777 18-21 2 Responses Nov 18

    Your Response

    Cancel
    how did Athenians feel about the changes solon put in place
    keilufo keilufo 13-15, F Dec 8

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Life is NOT a gift, it's just some thing that unlucky $p3rm get
    PsychologyNerd PsychologyNerd 13-15, F 5 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I like people's' thoughts in this thread
    Onechoice Onechoice 31-35, M Nov 23

    Your Response

    Cancel
    All thee time.. Did i mention I'm from a different dimension?
    whoscarlo5 whoscarlo5 18-21, M 2 Responses Nov 22

    Your Response

    Cancel
    We are all living and enjoying ourselves while we can but what if it's just 'just'? Most of the time I think to myself what if all these that happening here and there is nothing...
    Punisher001 Punisher001 13-15, M 1 Response Dec 2

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Yes for Indian wives -especially when they get newly married.Mother in laws usually think them to be whipping horses.I was talking to a relative of mine married for over forty...
    restored87 restored87 46-50, F 14 Responses Dec 8

    Your Response

    Cancel
    We make it hard for our spouses when you compare them with others negatively.So we should never do it.
    restored87 restored87 46-50, F 6 Responses 6 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Last night, my current boyfriend and I had a fight, like we always seem to do at the moment. I went home upset, and ended up dreaming about the guy I dated when I was 18 and living...
    louisevc louisevc 22-25, F 2 Responses 9 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Well maybe they're not the ones to blame. I'm becoming terrible at being a friend, being a sister, being a daughter, being a relative. Basically everything. My mind is inclined to...
    pleadingsorry pleadingsorry 16-17, F 1 Response 2 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I don't know where to start this off, but I'll just first say that I can't do anything remarkable. I'm not special. I'm not good at anything. I'm just ordinary. I try so hard to...
    torr62 torr62 13-15, F 1 Response 4 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I don't know where to start this off, but I'll just first say that I can't do anything remarkable. I'm not special. I'm not good at anything. I'm just ordinary. I try so hard to...
    torr62 torr62 13-15, F 1 Response 4 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I don't know where to start this off, but I'll just first say that I can't do anything remarkable. I'm not special. I'm not good at anything. I'm just ordinary. I try so hard to...
    torr62 torr62 13-15, F 3 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    How can I say and express what I feel? If I could it would be best described as a Hurricane of Emotions, building up, waves crashing, destroying what stands in the way. Not...
    Xenasdreams Xenasdreams 22-25, F a week ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I was 15 and in high school when I started to admit to myself that I liked her. We were good friends, daily debates and petty quarrels, we forged our bond and we've known each...
    shugo23 shugo23 18-21, M Nov 22

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I am slowly slipping back into old habits and my stress & anxiety levels are at an all time high. I've cried every night for the past week. my dad is a lying cheater and I can't...
    roryrawry roryrawry 13-15, F 1 day ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Most people around my age have it all. A good job, plenty of friends, few worries and are generally moving in the right direction, they get opportunities and can embrace life for...
    Reallifeperson Reallifeperson 22-25, M 1 Response Nov 22

    Your Response

    Cancel
    At work I feel lonely. There are always talkative sociable people that laugh and keep conversations going. Then there is me. I feel like I can't hold interesting conversations with...
    Floridagirl96 Floridagirl96 16-17, F 3 Responses Nov 26

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I met this boy online on twitter we started to talk a lot he was a jerk a douche bag i guess we can say. He had asked me out to the movies and i rejected the first time but the...
    tooloveornot tooloveornot 18-21, F Nov 22

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I was told by my mother when I was younger to "act like there is a camera on you at all times." She told me this in an attempt to get me to quit some bad habits that I did when I...
    brint0n brint0n 16-17, F 1 Response Nov 23

    Your Response

    Cancel
    It's not the best to be on the edge of crying when you are sitting in your class, with people around. This is a new class and they don't knows well. In my old class they were used...
    LoneFox29 LoneFox29 16-17, F 1 Response 2 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I feel i am so behind in life. as if i'm playing catch up. i started my life as an adult so young. i thought i knew what i was doing. i married at 18. then when i was 19 i got...
    alicia0090 alicia0090 22-25, F 2 Responses Nov 22

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I feel like nothing's changed in my life. what have I really accomplished? I'm at a university I didn't even want to go to, I'm so lonely. My friends back home all have each other...
    thinkingoutloudx thinkingoutloudx 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 3

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Well, I know that my mother and my dog care about me, but other than them? There's not really anybody. I've had a lot if friends during my life but we've pretty much grown apart...
    nck12278 nck12278 36-40, M 1 Response Dec 1

    Your Response

    Cancel
    ROCKWELL "Somebody's Watching Me" Who's watching Tell me, who's watching Who's watching me I'm just an average man With an average life I work from nine to five Hey, hell, I...
    jml2000 jml2000 56-60, M 1 Response Dec 5

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I have so ******* done right now. You give life a second chance, have a positive outlook, and feel like trying. You actually try your hardest to do something and actually feel hope...
    Valencia12 Valencia12 13-15, F 5 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    im only 15 but I still feel like I've wasted my life. I could be living r