I Have No Control Over My Life

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    It is an absolute fact, I have no control over my life. I'm not down or depressed or unhappy, I just admit the fact. Years ago I came to the conclusion that the will or one's own means to intervene and steer events is only part of the game of life. The other half is beyond our...
    moreandless moreandless
    56-60, M
    Jun 30, 2010

    Control Over My Life

    sometimes i feel the control over my life has gone and there is nothing i can do about it. i have problems with my dad and all that ive tried doesnt seem to work and the hurt keeps coming. i feel as though i cannot control anything
    magnogaloflatlet magnogaloflatlet
    13-15, F
    May 31, 2009

    My Life Sucks, I'M So Unlucky

    my little sister just broke my mom's mirror, but then my sister blamed it on me, and what's worst is that my mom believed her and i got grounded for a month. Then my sister scratched me on the face and i called my mom to say she scratched me on the face. When my mom saw my face...
    sarateham sarateham
    Feb 3, 2013

    Well I have really controlling parents.

    The upside is due to the fact they obsess over my grades my average is 100.039. The downside is well I really have no control. I do my chores, my homework and well I sit inside the house never speaking unless spoken too. I am not really allowed to hang out with my friends...
    JenMarie97 JenMarie97
    18-21, F
    Dec 30, 2013

    I Crave It

    I control my emotions. More often than not I don't react when insults are being slung in my direction. I control my weight. It's easy to make myself fat or better yet make myself skinny. I control my effort. Sometimes it's all there, and sometimes it simply isn't. But everything...
    JustLazyLittleMe JustLazyLittleMe
    16-17, F
    Oct 26, 2013


    I can't stand this longer! I have no willpower to live a "normal" life.....that's terrible. I want to reach things and have the will to make something....but I haven't......It's so difficult to live the life that you want to live......So difficult....
    deleted deleted
    5 Responses May 14, 2007


    I have no control over my future it's set out in front of me. I'll work seven days a week, eleven hours a day for the rest of my life. I can't have a life, i can't be me. I can only be the copy of my mother; nothing more nothing less. I'll have my own store and i'll be bound to...
    deleted deleted
    3 Responses Jul 25, 2012

    Stuck In Limbo...

    I'm an 18 year old girl. I live with my mother and it's hell. I love my mom and she loves me but she over powers me and i have no say in anything. She's not taught me how to drive. I have no job and she's barely doing anything to help. I don't have any type of identification. I...
    metalpisces metalpisces
    18-21, F
    5 Responses Nov 2, 2011

    Glass Ceiling To The Max

    I am dissatisfied with my life.  I want so much MORE out of life but can't get it, or don't know how to get it. If I had control over my life,  I'd have SO much more.   I feel like everything I get in my life is always my plan G choice.  Not even plan B...
    journeytowhere journeytowhere
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Jun 24, 2010

    No Control

    They say there is an art to life. And I wonder if I have got it all wrong. I wonder if I have ever been happy. I thought I had. I thought I was living good. But it all came crashing down. You think you got control and fortuna shows her hand. Life just rolls along, a flood tide...
    purexperience purexperience
    26-30, M
    Nov 23, 2013

    Totally Sucks. I Want Sex But I Don't Want To Compromise With An Insensitive Man.

    I want to do lots and lots of sexual things but the only guys available that are into what I'm into and that are decent looking, are too insensitive, and I know they would become disrespectful after getting what they want or more disrespectful after getting what they want.  ...
    journeytowhere journeytowhere
    22-25, F
    8 Responses Jun 29, 2010

    Stuck Again

    Stuck again,Why, oh why?Does life do this to me?I wanna move on,Can't,Depressed again,Just as I Thought,I was coming right,I'm down again,Can someone help?
    lazycrazybasket lazycrazybasket
    46-50, M
    Dec 25, 2011

    This Keeps Happening A Lot And Again July Saturday 23, 2011

    When most Days are Clear and Sunny and I Like Being Up in the Midnight Morning Hours and Morning Hours. I am fighting my situations for what I want control over. If I allowed myself to go what my body wants. It would be according to what is conventional, majority and popular as...
    ChakraSolipsismMGP ChakraSolipsismMGP
    56-60, M
    3 Responses Jul 24, 2011

    My Parents Are Controlling My Futur

    i'm 20 years old turning 21 next march when i was choosing universty i have a big presure from my parents to study somthing i don't want and i hate so much....when i had the chance to study somthing i love ....but they concidred as nothing they didn't mind my opinion so here im...
    Caspy Caspy
    22-25, M
    2 Responses Sep 7, 2013

    I Got Thinking About How Much Control We Have 33%

    I got Thinking about how much Control {We} Have.  And I am losing it to what else has Control Over our Life's. Our Biological Body and our Nature of the Universe and World around {Us} has 34% Control of our Life's. This 34% Of Nature Control's our Life's, because it has the...
    ChakraSolipsismMGP ChakraSolipsismMGP
    56-60, M
    3 Responses Feb 18, 2012

    I'm a Leaf On the Wind... Watch Me Crash and Burn

    Whatever happened to careful planning for the future. All my plans have fallen through and I feel totally dissatisfied with where I am.  I feel as though I'm being blown around like a leaf on the wind, unable to control even the smallest element of my life. so I guess...
    aldricravensfog aldricravensfog
    22-25, M
    1 Response Aug 17, 2007

    I Thought I Was Trying To Get Control. The Outcome Is Not Happening

    I thought I was trying to get 'Control' of my Life. The 'Outcome' is not Happening the way I wanted it to be. I don't see this as that we really do have 'Control' of our Lives. How in the Hell did I start getting a Lower Back Ache this Week End? It's been bugging me for...
    ChakraSolipsismMGP ChakraSolipsismMGP
    56-60, M
    Apr 13, 2010

    I Have No Contol And Feel So Unhappy

    I feel so unable to cope with the surroundings and i have no idea what to do, on surface im a positive person and try hard to fit and be liked but inside i am trapped i live with my adopted parents and they do not care that i have had a difficult upbringing they hardly ever let...
    kittym93 kittym93
    16-17, F
    1 Response May 29, 2011

    I Have No Control In My Life

    Forward i do i think of my old relationships(not that i had many...) i wonder what those people are doing now... i think what if i would have done this, why did we break up, i still miss her.... im just so lonely... so depressed...but i cant go back... im 43 im getting old , i...
    defoekeane defoekeane
    36-40, M
    Sep 27, 2013

    I'm Not The Person In The Picture But No Less Caged

    No not by substences, drugs, alcohol, gambling internet obsession: i don't own a crackberry or an MP3 player i don't  think myspace and facebook are all the rage and aside from it's business applications i think twitter is stupid. Neither do i spend my days, nights and every...
    tulick tulick
    31-35, F
    6 Responses Mar 1, 2011

    I Might As Well Be Mute- The woman

    who raised me planned out EVERYTHING in my and my sister's lives! She chose our schools refusing to send us to local public schools. She chose our clothes. She chose our haircuts. I know that's all stuff good parents do but she took it a step further. She never let us play...
    UnwantedMutt UnwantedMutt
    22-25, M
    1 Response Mar 4, 2014

    A Girl Is Taking Over My Life

    there's a girl in my class, i can't say her name but i can give you a hint: s _ _ h i a marie fauck. when she first came to my school, i was nice to her and i did everything to be friends with her but then i noticed she was really mean so i tried to break up but i was scared...
    2 Responses Feb 5, 2013

    Can I Have My Own Sleep & Up Time? Not Like The Conventional Normal

    Again I am here on EP for being so unique, different, Not Normal and Un-Conventional from the Major Cultural Popular Mainstream Conventional Normal World this World seems to want to be. Having Control over my Life is being able to do what I want, without unusual oppositions to...
    ChakraSolipsismMGP ChakraSolipsismMGP
    56-60, M
    1 Response May 12, 2011


    Honestly, in the great scheme of things, I can't complain. I have a  job, health insurance, a wonderful husband, a roof over my head, food to eat, clothes to wear. I'm healthy for the most part...I think. How many others would give anything for at least one of those things? I've...
    sosososotired sosososotired
    1 Response Apr 7, 2012

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