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I Feel My Life Is Slipping Through My Fingers

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 79 People

    Or As One Friend Put It Today....

    "Don't let your life disappear down the plughole" That was quite a shock to see it written like that....she is right, I am letting it, and I'm desperate to do something about it but feel overwhelmed.  
    lostbird lostbird 51-55, F 21 Responses Feb 9, 2009

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    I Really Need Your Help Guys...

    hey I'm a 23 years old girl I'm really depressed it's all started when i finished high school i was a really talented student always gets the highest marks i got scholarship in a private school and i graduated high school with a very good grades i always been the good nerd girl...
    d989 d989 22-25, F May 28, 2012

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    I'm Losing

    Over two years ago I foud all that I would ever need. I found my life. I found the person whos life I wanted to witness and in turn, the one who I wanted to witness the rest of my life. We were perfect for one another. We fell in love so quickly. She changed me for the better...
    Anndei Anndei 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 24, 2009

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    Is My Existence Pointless?

    As she sits at the window, she stares out into the night, dark, only lit by the soft moonlight. There is a soft breeze blowing over the trees, everything glistens under the moons glow. She is deep in thought as she thinks back of the years she has wasted on the partner she chose...
    bytchwithattitude bytchwithattitude 41-45, F 1 Response Nov 4, 2010

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    Slipping Away...

    It has got to stop!I am just waiting and waiting to be okToLive again?When will that be? I have got to take some baby steps, my life is slipping away......  
    dizziblond dizziblond 41-45, F 3 Responses Mar 21, 2009

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    Slipping Away...

    It has got to stop!I am just waiting and waiting to be okToLive again?When will that be? I have got to take some baby steps, my life is slipping away......  
    dizziblond dizziblond 41-45, F 1 Response Mar 21, 2009

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