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I Have No Control Over My Life

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    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 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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    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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    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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    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

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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

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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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    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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    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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    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

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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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    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'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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    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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    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

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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, 2014

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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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    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....
    deleted deleted 26-30 6 Responses May 14, 2007

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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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    Im 25 years old and 100% have this, not that I have been formally diagnosed. I only found out about pica about two years ago but it explains everything. I seem to have cross over...
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    No friends means more Netflix. That's how I see it. I guess I have my dog but he doesn't keep much of a conversation going.
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    Hi my name is Jamie and was diagnosed about a yr and a half age with dm. We very easily got my rash under control, butt my muscle involvement has been out off control. I shake...
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    Nearly all the people I used to hang with are drug users and heavy drinkers. I stopped doing drugs and I drink very little so I don't spend time with them anymore as it's too...
    2000SmilingKnuckles 2000SmilingKnuckles 18-21, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I am blessed and everyday I am thankful that I have such amazing family and friends in my life!
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    Yes. I've changed so much. Wth
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    The pic on the left of me when I was 14 . 4 years ago when I started my account on experience project .when I didn't know how to apply makeup correctly and when I still had braces...
    FlowerChildWithARockNRollSoul FlowerChildWithARockNRollSoul 18-21, F 109 Responses Jun 23

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    I'll probably Regret posting this.. But I'm getting kind of Worried too.
    LeahLovee LeahLovee 13-15, F 1 Response Jun 22

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    In the dream I was simply talking to a mystery someone whom I have no recollection of when I started experiencing a floating sensation and found myself drifting upwards towards a...
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    Everyone in my family besides my aunt and brother don't know I blaze, they wont let me hang out people 3 years older than me even though I sometimes kick it with someone whose 17...
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    I need someone who has control over every aspect of my life. I want to give that to someone, to be told what to wear, what is expected of me each day, what I'm allowed to do, and...
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