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I Feel Stuck

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    Young... And So Unsure - At 17 years old I am senior in high school, a childhood cancer survivor and a part-time college student. Everyone my age is focused on partying and boys...
    challege challege 18-21, F Aug 24, 2013

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    I Don't Know What To Do... - I hate to think i have hurt you, i am sitting here thinking how badly you could be hurting right now because i have been there myself and its not nice...
    BrokenAngel35 BrokenAngel35 31-35, F 1 Response Nov 22, 2013

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    Ever Feel Like ... - Ever feel like you wish life were like an etchasketch and at any point when things were just going the wrong direction you could give it a good shake...
    PrayerWhisperer PrayerWhisperer 46-50, F 5 Responses Apr 13, 2008

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    I Guess It's Me - I was with a man for 6 years and we were planning on getting married for the first 2. I wanted to marry him, but things changed and he changed. We never ended up...
    FreshBeginning FreshBeginning 26-30, F 1 Response Dec 10, 2011

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    Stuck In Limbo - i'm so conflicted. i don't understand why i feel so miserable, yet that's exactly how i feel. i look over my life any see a young woman that has conquered...
    atwarwithmyself atwarwithmyself 22-25 4 Responses Dec 16, 2008

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    Hey Gang. - So, stuckness; I've blogged about this a few times here at the ole' EP (okay, this is already horrible, I'll write better, I promise). But I'm stuck. Sometimes you...
    namegame namegame 26-30, M Dec 3, 2013

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    Same Old Habbits - So, I started a new job in March, but it's nights & I stay up late after I get back & get up late. This has sadly prevented me from doing fun or productuve...
    UpyetDown UpyetDown 26-30, M 2 Responses Jul 15, 2011

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    Will My Life Ever Change? - I've been living my life the same way since sixth grade. I never leave my house, and when I do, I always make sure to cover as much as possible. I'm...
    AnnoyingTiger888 AnnoyingTiger888 18-21, F 3 Responses Nov 23, 2013

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    I'm Stuck N Life! - I have been feeling stuck in my life. I'm not happy with my life! I have been living with my mom all my life. I wanted to go to College out of state but I don't...
    Jessilynn2123 Jessilynn2123 22-25, F 2 Responses Apr 25, 2011

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    What's That All About? - Have you ever just looked in the mirror and said " I want more?" Stuck in a rut. I don't know if it's a good thing to want change when you are...
    wiseowl wiseowl 61-65, F 3 Responses Oct 3, 2008

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    đź’” I don't know what it is...I just feel...stuck... đź’”
    GabriellaFae GabriellaFae 13-15, F 1 Response Feb 13

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    Stuck In Reality - I've always been carefree in the most pleasant way. I love being around people but also enjoy my me time. But this past year I ended things with my bf, lost my...
    redresiree redresiree 18-21 1 Response Jul 28, 2010

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    The Strongest Prison Is Your Own Mindset - The itch: I get it every few years and only now, after 19 years of moving across the globe, do I understand the root of my discomfort...
    adrianchan adrianchan 18-21, F Dec 29, 2010

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    On Pause - PAUSED My Entirety is stuck on pause. I exist for one reason at this moment in time and everything else is a whirl of color and confusion. My life is a dream but it...
    ChemicalBarbie ChemicalBarbie 26-30, F Nov 22, 2008

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    Just Stuck.... - i haven't been on here lately. i feel so stuck no job, still no job and can't seem to get my own place. i'm also stuck in fear and living in the past too but i am...
    ladyceleste ladyceleste 26-30, F Dec 3, 2012

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    Between What I Want.. And What I Can.. - i know very well everything i can't do.... and have no desire to do anything i can do... and if i ever want to do anything ... it either...
    ThePeach ThePeach 26-30, F 1 Response Dec 30, 2009

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    These Four Walls. - I do not have my license or a car yet, so I am stuck in my house all the time.  The only time I get to go places is if my mom asks me to go someplace with...
    urbrandofheroin urbrandofheroin 22-25, F Feb 22, 2009

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    Miss My Husband Terribly And Now I Feel Stuck - my husband of 25 years died and year and a half ago. he went to work one day and died on the way to the car after he punched out...
    suebeedue suebeedue 51-55, F 4 Responses Oct 11, 2010

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    College - I came to college with the idea I could start fresh and become anybody I wanted to be. Coming from a very tight structured high school, college was a brand new experience...
    trackstar1 trackstar1 18-21, M 1 Response Sep 23, 2011

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    When there's a new problem I tend to avoid it and choose to rehash old problems instead. I go over and over things that I can't change, rationalizing the time spent trying to fix...
    Ridiculousity Ridiculousity 18-21, F Mar 30

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    Everyone around me has something they want to say for me and my life. I just sit and listen and never really disagree with them. I realize I agree with people a lot and I think...
    0woolsocks 0woolsocks 18-21, F Dec 29, 2013

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    I am stuck. I hate myself and my life. I can't work because of my mental illness but I can't find a doctor who actually thinks I have one. My husband is the only one who supports...
    cltpt4p cltpt4p 18-21, F Apr 1

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    I'm Stuck In This Job - First, I don't believe I will work this job forever. I will make it one day. But for now, I'm stuck in this crappy job at a movie theater that literallyl...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jun 5, 2009

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    Opportunity... - Very depressing environment surrounding me. Tough for me to be me, if you get what i mean. I'm lost, or just stuck. I feel like everything is worthless and I'm...
    Stickpanama Stickpanama 18-21, M Oct 1, 2013

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    Paused - I realize that even if I could go back to a year ago, my life wouldn't be the same. Yet I don't know how to move ahead. The fear keeps me trapped in place.
    KissyTheGreat KissyTheGreat 31-35, F 1 Response Sep 13, 2012

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    Just For Now, But It'll Pass. - I'm happily married and I love my kids, but I'm home all the time.  I take the kids out to the park once in a while when the weather is...
    notjustamom30 notjustamom30 31-35, F 2 Responses Aug 18, 2009

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    Stuck - Stuck,That’s how I feel,In debt,Can’t budget,So stuck am I!
    lazycrazybasket lazycrazybasket 46-50, M 1 Response Oct 29, 2011

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    Marriage + Work + School = Stuck. - I'm twenty-two and I feel stuck between teenage-dom and adulthood. I'm not quite ready to let go of the fun part of my life and get serious...
    GoogleyEyes GoogleyEyes 22-25 Nov 18, 2011

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    Where Is My Life Going? - I am 20 years old and I feel like i will never move out of my parents house.  I have no money, I cant find a damn job, have no license yet  and...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Nov 7, 2009

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    Can't Move - I feel there is something inside me that always wants more. It is hard to look at what I have and be content. I feel constricted by my job, i hate what i do but...
    bassify bassify 31-35 1 Response Jun 14, 2009

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    Can'T Take This Anymore - I'm 18, currently living with my 19 year old boyfriend and his mom who doesn't like me, and has been manipulative towards my boyfriend to keep things cool...
    GloomyForest GloomyForest 16-17, F May 15, 2013

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    Where Am I Going? - I am officially 24 now. When James Dean was my age, he already had one movie released, one in the can and working on his third. He had truly lived. He had plans...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jun 20, 2009

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    Where To Run? - i'll admit it - i'm not happy in my job.  i love my dad, but i'm not happy living in his house, and can't afford our own place.  i feel stuck.i was going...
    usetheforceluke usetheforceluke 26-30, F 7 Responses Jan 25, 2010

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    One Step Forward, Two Back - I fee life is passing me by and I don't have the inclination to catch it.
    jinty jinty 46-50, F Jan 28, 2009

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    Mire - Does everyone feel stuck? i feel stuck. i am a passive spectator to my life. i feel like i'm never going to get anywhere. Like no matter what i do life jst coldly moves on...
    vardo5 vardo5 26-30, M 3 Responses Oct 23, 2007

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    Going - The way I'm going..I'll move out of my parents house at 50 years old. The way I am...I'll be a huge failure with life.
    Arual Arual 22-25, F 4 Responses Sep 28, 2007

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    Great Guy? Happy Family? - I was married to a total *****, as soon as I got pregnant I knew I would leave. When my daughter was 1 month old I left, even had him sign over his...
    ilovemls ilovemls 22-25 1 Response Jun 23, 2010

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    I feel like my girlfriend is unappreciative of everything I do. Any time I do something for her, which is all the time, she just expects more and gives almost nothing in return...
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    I am sitting at work right now while my older sister sits in her chair and bosses me around; "Do this, call this guy, drop this off". I can't take it. I am a musician and the only...
    Lorenzo23 Lorenzo23 22-25, M Mar 31

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    I dont know where to begin, maybe because there are so many beginning to this story. At this point i feel i have lost my faith or rather im losing my faith in life...in my life. I...
    Lostnalive Lostnalive 22-25 Apr 3

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    It sucks when you're ignored by the person whose attention is the only thing you want in the world. Ever since this girl first walked into our school, I couldn’t take my eyes...
    elugo123456789 elugo123456789 18-21, M Apr 2

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    It sucks when you're ignored by the person whose attention is the only thing you want in the world. Ever since this girl first walked into our school, I couldn’t take my eyes...
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    I feel like I owe my old friends an apology. I feel like I’m the reason a lot of my past relationships haven’t worked out. I feel like I’m always wasting time...
    moorelove3168 moorelove3168 18-21 1 hr ago

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    A handful of you are already stating with rebellious pride that you’ve never cared about what other people have thought. For the moment, let’s all agree to ignore that bit of...
    nivanvc nivanvc 36-40, M Mar 16

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    I just feel so empty inside like im always going to be stuck in this rut im in, i have nothing and no one to go to. I feel it all started 4 years ago when i transferred from public...
    koopakoop koopakoop 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 28

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    all ive ever wanted was to find some place i belong. i think this song below completely and totally sums me up better than anything i could ever say. its as though the writers of...
    hallowedwillow hallowedwillow 26-30, F 2 Responses Apr 3

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    7 Things to Remember When You Think You’re Not Good Enough “We can’t hate ourselves into a version of ourselves we can love.” ~Lori Deschene Sometimes I am really...
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    Ever since this girl first walked into our school for the first time, I couldn't take my eyes off her, and I know I probably wasn't the only one gazing at her beauty. Through my...
    elugo123456789 elugo123456789 18-21, M Apr 3

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    Ever since this girl first walked into our school for the first time, I couldn't take my eyes off her, and I know I probably wasn't the only one gazing at her beauty. Through my...
    elugo123456789 elugo123456789 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 3

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    Ever since this girl first walked into our school for the first time, I couldn't take my eyes off her, and I know I probably wasn't the only one gazing at her beauty. Through my...
    elugo123456789 elugo123456789 18-21, M Apr 3

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