I 'm Afraid My Life Is Going To Pass Me By

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    I have so many anxieties

    that I am held back from things in this world we all want to enjoy. I cannot be timid any longer.
    jacksonfactory jacksonfactory
    16-17, F
    1 Response Jul 12, 2014


    I am afraid my life will pass me by without making our dreams come true.
    fungirlmmm fungirlmmm
    46-50, F
    Apr 18, 2010

    I'm afraid of letting my life pass me by.

    I want to live life to the fullest. But I'm just so done trying, I'm sick and tired of everything. So I will watch others laugh with their friends while I sit alone and wonder how this happened. I don't want my life to pass me by...
    LikeICare13 LikeICare13
    13-15, F
    Feb 23, 2016

    It's a bit odd to see myself,

    change so much over time.. When I was about 10 years younger my biggest fear was that there is too little time and I have to rush. And now at the age of 28, I feel that I should relax, there is time, I will figure it out.
    meetadi meetadi
    26-30, M
    Mar 18, 2015

    I don't want it to be like that.

    I need the thrill of having fun . Whatever form it comes in . I need excitement and positive , energetic people in my life, that will be there for me no matter what happens. Logic is great and we need it to survive, but not enough people have FUN with life. Imagination people...
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    8 Responses Feb 7, 2014

    Well, really, my life has passed me by.

    I'm middle aged and its all down hill now. I notice that I'm losing my eyesight. My hair is turning grey. I'd be tempted to hit anyone who tried to call me a youngster.
    Mossonarock Mossonarock
    46-50, M
    Mar 23, 2016
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    1 Response Mar 22, 2016

    I constantly have this feeling like my life is

    passing me by and that I'm not living up to my full potential. Many say that my life is a good one - I live comfortably, I have a loving family, I travel, I go to college, I go out, I hung out with friends etc etc. I just feel like Im not doing everything I could be doing...
    littleayeaye littleayeaye
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Jan 16, 2014

    Living Life On My Terms

      All of my adult life, I've focused on one main goal;  to retire younger than my father did.  Throughout the struggle for financial independence, I've tried not to let life pass me by, and I think I've succeeded with that task.  But as my goal becomes...
    AaaaaaRGH AaaaaaRGH
    36-40, M
    Apr 18, 2010

    I Wonder..

    Sometimes I wonder If I'm ever gonna make my family proud of me.
    TheNiteOwl TheNiteOwl
    Oct 21, 2013

    Growing Up

    When I was younger I was very anit-social My dad kept me under a lock and chain. I wasn't allowed to go out with friends or anything. I didnt have the normal upbringing. Ive learned that theres always something good to go with the bad tho. I was very close with my mom. When I was...
    blownaway20 blownaway20
    18-21, F
    Jun 12, 2011

    I feel like I'm just floating through time.

    :/ I used to feel like I had a purpose to live and now it's gone.
    hollyissad hollyissad
    22-25, F
    Feb 23, 2016

    How do you stop being

    so nervous and feeling anxiety socially? I need to be more ballsy.
    TheGreatDisappointment TheGreatDisappointment
    26-30, M
    1 Response Apr 2, 2014

    I'm terrified of being like most women in my

    family, constant failed relationships and marriages. I'm 24 and have dated and dated, I've had three serious live in boyfriends. My current one I'm trying so hard to make work but I don't see a lifetime of peace with. Mostly I hear I should just be single, but I want to love and...
    deleted deleted
    1 Response Sep 7, 2015

    Letting Life Go

    I have spent life not enjoying it really and just when i try to something goes badly wrong and i am put back down to the first stage again. I want to be able to take risks in life and i want them to be worth it. I don't want to be trapped in myself trying to find a way out all...
    deadinsideout deadinsideout
    31-35, F
    Sep 30, 2013
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