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I Have No Control Over My Life

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    Fate

    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

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    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

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    Bound

    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 26-30 3 Responses Jul 25, 2012

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    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

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    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 7 Responses Jun 29, 2010

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    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

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    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

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    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 3 Responses Jun 24, 2010

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    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 2 Responses Feb 18, 2012

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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 18-21, M 2 Responses Sep 7, 2013

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    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 16-17, F Dec 30, 2013

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    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

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    Help

    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....
    Apobird Apobird 22-25, F 7 Responses May 14, 2007

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    Ugh

    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 31-35 1 Response Apr 7, 2012

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    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

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    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 13-15 Feb 3, 2013

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    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

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    I am a 50 year old woman, and I've just about destroyed any hope for happiness or success in my life. For years I took care of my elderly parents. Everyone else's needs came...
    LonelyGirlOhio LonelyGirlOhio 46-50, F 2 Responses Jul 15

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    Growing up I felt like a prisoner in my own home. The only time I really ever left the house was to go to school or to go shopping with my parents. Whenever I tried to do something...
    dokkyo dokkyo 22-25 2 Responses Jul 13

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    On a friday night, in bed watching big brother. I wish my life was more social.
    cantpick cantpick 18-21, F 1 Response 6 hrs ago

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    I am currently reading a book about controlling parents and how to deal with the past. It is helping, but I am emotionally stuck. Part of me feels that I am being over dramatic...
    CatLover311 CatLover311 22-25, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I woke up this morning feeling worse than I did yesterday. I haven't talked to my fiance about any of this and I really want too. I worry that he will dismiss my feelings and tell...
    CatLover311 CatLover311 22-25, F 2 days ago

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    Okay , it's been so long I didn't write anything , so I thought I would just update it up a little bit with what's happening with me nowadays. It's been like five months now I...
    CrushednBroken CrushednBroken 26-30, F 3 days ago

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    hey all ! ... this is important and big. can i have a small time of yours, just little.. few minutes.. i sign up here around a year back to share my story with people and i did. i...
    heartless2 heartless2 22-25, M Jul 22

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    My parents aren't controlling so much. They don't watch every step I do but still they take care that I do my homework. When I got out I have to explain with who and where and when...
    Jennyred Jennyred 13-15, F 6 Responses Jul 21

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    Today, I feel sad. I continue to think about my childhood and how my life could be different if I were raised differently. Maybe I wouldn't have such anxiety problems or I'd be...
    CatLover311 CatLover311 22-25, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    Let me start by saying a little bit about myself. I consider myself to be shy, reserved, kind, and sensitive. This hell all started 17 years ago when I was born. So I lived with...
    aaaadse aaaadse 26-30, M Jul 13

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    I was at a neighborhood pool, swimming when I was in High school. It was a day like all the others . I just happened to look over where I was swimming and there was a young kid...
    libbielane libbielane 56-60, F Jul 22

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    It's wasn't that big But I stopped like 2 of friends from getting ran over The first one we were walking n the bus was pulling out and I ran to the over side but she was just...
    Hiddenamoungus Hiddenamoungus 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 24

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    I honestly feel like I should be happy with my life. There are few reason not to be and when I think about it I feel spoiled. Yet everyday I'm sad, everyday I feel lost and I just...
    xBurtx xBurtx 18-21, M 2 Responses Jul 15

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    I joined this website a long while back because I was going through a very bad time, I was depressed, suicidal and lost. My life has changed now and I still feel funny. I had...
    doctorwhofan doctorwhofan 22-25, F Jul 17

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    I saved my cousins life I risked mine. My grandpa hit a tree with a golf cart it fell over my cousin fell but I picked him up and keep running
    maddie711 maddie711 13-15, F Jul 22

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    I used to have this friend who couldn't swim and for a week in gym class, we were swimming. She had permission to stay in the shallow end, but the other girls laughed at her so she...
    Wishingtobegone Wishingtobegone 13-15, F 2 days ago

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    I sometimes find I hate my overprotective family. As a child I grew up with an aunt in her teens (my mothers sister). My aunt is only 9 years older than me. As she became a...
    Skywalker1979 Skywalker1979 31-35, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I didnt even TRY to get out of where I live and wasted my whole life in Hong Kong and it keeps haunting me. No one stood up for me against any of my "friends", harassers or...
    Miserablechildhood Miserablechildhood 13-15, M Jul 11

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    I saved my ex partner's life. I left him before I throttled him.
    Serfbord Serfbord 66-70, M Jul 24

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    Born and raised in the wrong country and fly around the world. Having autism and mild insanity Dreams for the future changing randomly I have the mist confusing uncomfortable...
    Miserablechildhood Miserablechildhood 13-15, M 2 days ago

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    I know people out there may have it worse than me, but sometimes, I just feel so lonely and helpless. And ever since I found out that a good friend of mine only pretends to...
    LittleMissIntrovert LittleMissIntrovert 16-17, F 3 Responses Jul 15

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    I have the whole world on my back
    AngelZane224 AngelZane224 16-17, F 3 Responses Jul 15

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    I have been pretty sad and I've started thinking about suicide. I want some one that feels the same way to talk to
    10michawl 10michawl 13-15, M 4 Responses Jul 15

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    In high school my friend witnessed his uncle, whom he was very close with, commit suicide by shooting himself in the head with a shotgun. He saw everything, when he came back to...
    Anderson087 Anderson087 22-25, M 1 Response Jul 5

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    Larry and I were 12 years old and went fishing down to the creek about a half mile away. There had been heavy rains and we were told not to go because the creek was full to the...
    luv2fish luv2fish 56-60, M Jul 17

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