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I Hate The Way Reality Sets In

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 295 People

    No matter what you do,

    or how far you run or how much you deny it, reality always, always, always makes sure to remind you it is in charge.
    HippieDee HippieDee 46-50, F 1 Response Feb 24

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    it always happens when I'm sitting at work

    listening to my iPod. every song reminds me of something i want to forget or should forget. that's when i get that slap in the face that you're not important.
    CallmeHopelessNotRomantic CallmeHopelessNotRomantic 36-40, F Jan 12

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    Spinning, I feel the spinning.

    .. I feel like I need somebody...
    1Freeyourself1 1Freeyourself1 18-21, M Dec 29, 2013

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    Broken Dream

    All I wated is a good life but no I get s*** shoved in my face. And the past will come bite you im the a**. So through it all I will keep trying not to fell sad and keep my head up high.
    tysonelman1 tysonelman1 13-15, M Nov 1, 2013

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    Snake In The Grass...

    I just thought about this phrase again the other day... been a long time since I've encountered this phrase. I see that reality sets in really slowly sometimes on either good or bad things. It makes me question the Purpose of Life!
    AlwaysPersevere71 AlwaysPersevere71 41-45, M Sep 9, 2012

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    Recently Things Have Been Going Wrong..

    Shiit has really gotten worse. And I'm realizing how much hate I have for myself and life. I have EDNOS which sucks because I have both anorexic tendencies and a binge eating disorder. How do YOU think that works out in my head? The anorexia begging me to not eat and all I want...
    SupportTheDragonflies SupportTheDragonflies 13-15 1 Response Dec 27, 2012

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    when you wake up and realize you'll take any

    job that's offered because the mortgage company doesn't care if you hate your job. They have one rule pay or we foreclose.
    WhiteSensibleShoes WhiteSensibleShoes 36-40, F Jan 12

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    i recently lost my job.

    my job was my life. i lived there. they treated me like a dog though. i was their *****. but it was all i knew. Im starting school next week but all i can think about is working. My anxiety is through the roof realizing that im lost without work.
    anaalessandraa anaalessandraa 18-21, F 3 Responses Jan 13

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    I want to have a future

    but I just can't see it. Everybody seems to have their life figured out, and here i am still on the blind spot not knowing what i wanna be, or potentially who I could be....
    LeviKururugi LeviKururugi 18-21, M 1 Response Jan 26

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    Why, What, And Where In The Hell Am I @

    Charles Dickens life in the first line of Tale of Two Cities; “It was the best of times and it was the worst of times, it is a reflection of my life’s story. I believe each of us has the best and worst along our journey. I just did not which one. Just as day follows night...
    MarsSaloons MarsSaloons 26-30, M Sep 27, 2012

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    Today my feelings about my mother in law went from "I can't stand her" to "I hate her!" I went to Home Depot today with my best friend for 45 minutes (total time out of the house...
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    some say that I don't seem t be of my age... that I am way mature especially in the way I think and speak... though I once felt like it was a complement for me... but I realized...
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    Weak & powerless I want to let the whole world know that the reason or the cause for all my sufferings and ordeals in life were caused by my own family who do not sound like my...
    Soullesss Soullesss 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 25

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    I have been with my boyfriend for five years. he was a cousin of a friend that I had. when we first met he was drinking and I was sober, I was not really into the bar scene but...
    bubbatysbiimaa bubbatysbiimaa 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 31

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    makes me wanna punch them....if you want to **** me off then this is one of the fastest ways
    styxc styxc 18-21, M 28 mins ago

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    Everytime when I enter the classroom, I feel a surge of hate going through me directed at HER. She's the most horrible teacher I've ever met. I dream of all the amazing teachers I...
    CindyLEvans CindyLEvans 16-17, F 2 Responses Mar 25

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    I live in America, and have been conditioned since I was little that I should be more European. I am Black, and do come from an European ancestry, but if you look at me I am just...
    Noodles99 Noodles99 13-15, F Apr 6

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    Im 15 years old and weight 47kg. I'm underweight and I hate it. I feel like a walking skeleton. My muscles are so weak. And my bones "breakable". I am so scared of people judging...
    MyLifeInFear MyLifeInFear 13-15, F 2 Responses 6 hrs ago

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    He has never been physically abusive, and sometimes he can be truly amazing, but whenever anything goes wrong for him: at work, with his friends, etc, he becomes indescribably...
    LonelyTogether LonelyTogether 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 30

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    No matter how hard I try to just stop feeling, I find that I am still full of just pure rage. The smallest thing sets me off. It's like a bull seeing the color red. I just lose it...
    GreenEyess GreenEyess 16-17, F Apr 2

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    I absolutely hate living with them, I never really lived with them, I always had serious relationships, yes even when I was younger to escape the grim reality of my relationship I...
    chika011 chika011 22-25, F Mar 23

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    I hate working. I don't want a job and I don't want to work for someone else. You work so that you can make money and take care of yourself or your family, but that soesn't...
    CaptainShiromaru CaptainShiromaru 18-21, M 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    I hate it.My friend keeps lying now she thinks I blocked her she better stop I'm sick of her lying to me I hate liars
    BulliedGirl15 BulliedGirl15 13-15, F 2 Responses 2 hrs ago

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    hate is a really strong word for this topic. it really depends on the situation tbh, like some people are actually struggling and they feel the only need is to end their life. the...
    awayfromlife awayfromlife 13-15, F 32 mins ago

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    Hate is perhaps a little over the top. But for example, some time ago there was a television show called "Real men". Men who had to lose weight, and so forth. They tried to make...
    mirkwood86 mirkwood86 26-30, M Mar 21

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    Reality sucks, to put it bluntly. One of the main reasons I spend so much effort and time into my hobbies is because sometimes, I can't face reality. Daydreaming, writing fan...
    ThatSleepyGuy ThatSleepyGuy 22-25, M 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    I'm not even that thankful anymore. Now I just hate and detest it.
    jrf9782 jrf9782 31-35, F 1 Response 8 hrs ago

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    I hate it when the doctor charges for all sorts of examinations that I don't even know are necessary and are performed on me. Before going to a doctor, I thoroughly check if the...
    katsuobushi katsuobushi 36-40, M 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    Anyone who thinks cheating is okay is crazy. I hate especially when people try to justify cheating with some crazy stupid explanation.
    mattywheels25 mattywheels25 26-30, M 1 hr ago

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    If there is anything I really, really hate it's drunk people!!!!! Today my mom got back from a friends house smelling of the stuff and as soon as she came into the house she...
    lanaT1998 lanaT1998 16-17, F 2 Responses 17 mins ago

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    Peoples voices are the creation of the town we live in today. We only listen to the things we want to hear. The expanding and growth of a lie makes only the smallest yet spoken...
    JohnsonJess JohnsonJess 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 3

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    I am appalled by modern society. The general populous nowadays finds too much value in materialism. When in reality - Individualism is what the people need. Individualism prevents...
    Dlanorauhf Dlanorauhf 22-25, M 3 Responses Apr 8

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    Funniest message ever. Some guy pretending to be a model from the reality show vander pump rules. Too bad I'm a reality tv junkie. It's sad if you ask me but whatever maybe some...
    Katnap411 Katnap411 26-30, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    George Zimmerman Says Killing Trayvon Martin Was God's 'Plan,' But These Christians Don't Agree Antonia Blumberg George Zimmerman, the man who shot and killed Trayvon Martin in...
    padraig17325 padraig17325 56-60, M 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    My heart hurts when I see racism , I feel that we are all the same and should not be defined by the colour of our skin. I hate when people are say to others "go back to your...
    FreedomPeaceHappiness FreedomPeaceHappiness 18-21 Apr 5

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    Reality is such a trip. I spent a lot of time trying to escape from reality, like it was some universally accepted state of things that we all experienced equally. Then I came to...
    LouDog319 LouDog319 26-30, M Mar 30

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    Reality is the cold floor at home where the carpet is lingering close to. Reality is digging into to your pockets and pulling out nothing. Reality is getting a B on a test you...
    Zeffernissle Zeffernissle 13-15, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    Don't get me wrong, to some extent, I'm pretty sure most of us try to put our best foot forward on here!! I don't fault anyone for not being 100% real all the time....as a matter...
    Extant1 Extant1 51-55, M 11 Responses Mar 18

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    I hate that moment when a dream feels so real then... You wake up and all of a sudden reality hits you.
    PanamanianPenguin PanamanianPenguin 18-21, F Mar 28

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    I really need a break right now. I just wish i could forget about everything and escape my life for a while i'm tired of being depressed and angry all the time. I hate fighting...
    Hotspicychilli23 Hotspicychilli23 18-21, F 4 Responses 4 days ago

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    Sorry for my poor English... just want to get that out of the way now before someone correct me. I've never been called the N word in real life but, I have on social media plenty...
    ellebciryl ellebciryl 18-21, F 2 Responses