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I 'm Stuck In a Rut

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    so seim thing weird and awful. I finally went to the police and reported my parents for all the crimes they committed against me when I was a kid. I'm 35 now, so this all started 30 years ago. Just briefly, my sociopathic mother married a narcissist *********, and together...
    millicentmay millicentmay 31-35, F May 2

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    Unmotivated Under Achiever

    i am a seasonal worker and have been for the last 3 years and i get more depressed with every ended season. i thought at one time i had a decent chance at a career after years and years of rearing my own children and everyone elses in my life who were hard at work with their own...
    housebum housebum 46-50, F 2 Responses Oct 14, 2009

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    I Feel Like I'm Stuck In A Rut......help

    Hey everyone.My name is Kyle.Recently i have started feeling like i'm getting nowhere.Here's my reason's why.......I know what i want to do but i can't get into it because it took me a while to figure out (psychology and all the courses are closed)Also i don't have a job because...
    kbo1992 kbo1992 18-21 2 Responses Sep 1, 2011

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    Serouisly Stuck

    I am always waiting for things to get better.  Like my married life, waiting for that good job,  waiting fro my adult chidlrne to see the light.  I feel so unhappy.  So i do not make any decision.  Because most of my decision is based on married life...
    stuck2009 stuck2009 36-40 1 Response Aug 17, 2009

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    I Need To Do Something With My Life.

    I'm a 29 year old nanny. I feel so confused right now and I feel like everyone is passing me by. The family I nanny for treat me like gold so it's not them it's me. I just don't want to do it anymore. Every year that goes by feels wasted on a job that's not really giving me...
    lanakingsley lanakingsley 26-30 1 Response Mar 20, 2011

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    Monotonous Mountain of Mundane Madness

    We have been together for two years.  We have two kids each.  Both have the financial means to move into a larger place.   However, he would be sacrificing the inheritance of the house he rents from his family if he leaves now.   So here we sit another...
    WhatMattersCannotBeSeen WhatMattersCannotBeSeen 31-35, F Aug 3, 2009

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    I Wish He'D Come Save Me

    I met this guy when I was following up on an application, It's really hard for me to tell this story. I only got the job because he asked the manager to hire me. He told one of the managers that he was going to be with me. A few weeks after working there we started to spend time...
    LoveYouInfinityNbeyond LoveYouInfinityNbeyond 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 31, 2013

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    Oh I Wish I Knew What to Do to Help Myself

    Omg where do I start... My hubby and my 3 old son and myself recently moved into my father in laws home. I know it is a good move. We were able to find a renter really quickly and all is going so smooth. Right now I just don't know what to do. I know moving drains anyone, but...
    doccooners doccooners 26-30 Jun 29, 2009

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    Stuck In A Rut

    Stuck in a rut,Help,Please,Get me out,Need out of 'ere!
    mrraincoat mrraincoat 46-50 1 Response Oct 11, 2012

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    Ged

    I want to finish high school. At the rate I'm going, I'm going to graduate with Honours and am eligible for several scholarships. But my Foster father doesn't want me to graduate next year. I'm a junior now, by the way, and am two credits shy of graduating. My Foster dad doesn't...
    xXxAnonymousxWriterxXx xXxAnonymousxWriterxXx 18-21, M 4 Responses May 4, 2011

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    Work...

    god i know how you feel... i'm a long distance relationship.. i put in 50 hours a week... i go to school full time... i just feel like so much of my life isn't being lived right now... and when i have the time i feel like i'm just waiting on the side of the road for the next car...
    RocknRose RocknRose 26-30, F 6 Responses Sep 24, 2007

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    Ahhhhhh .... Life Seems to Be Going No Where ... Fast

    Hello,   I started this experience for people who sometimes feel like me. So if you feel stuck feel free to talk about it. SOme days I just feel like lifes passing me by. If you feel stuck in your marriage, job, or just your same old same old routine I want to know.  ...
    missing missing 21-25, F 1 Response Sep 24, 2007

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    Stuck In A Rut

    Stuck in a rut,Sure am,This dead-end job,Getting me down,Trouble is,I'm too scared to change,Take a chance,I'm not that type!
    lazycrazybasket lazycrazybasket 46-50, M 1 Response Nov 30, 2011

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    I always feel like I am stuck in a rut. I have been out of college for about 3 years since I dropped out. There were other times that I thought about going back but then it never...
    ScorpioPhoenix ScorpioPhoenix 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 6

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    Less then a year ago, my older brother Mark got a small job in construction. He help smooth the concrete at various jobs, I got a call from him to bring his flip flops, not...
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    Less then a year ago, my older brother Mark got a small job in construction. He help smooth the concrete at various jobs, I got a call from him to bring his flip flops, not...
    Canadameow Canadameow 13-15, M 14 hrs ago

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    I feel like my true self is stuck in my head cause I'm to afraid to show it
    Gian422 Gian422 18-21, M 11 hrs ago

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    I find myself, once again, stuck in a difficult position. I take complete 100% responsibility for putting myself in this situation. I have no problem accepting responsibility for...
    LadyHawke68 LadyHawke68 41-45, F Sep 5

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    I am stuck in a life I do not want, a lifestyle that I hate, a life that bores me to death Bored out of my mind, bored of all that I see, I am living a life where, I have let...
    SunlightSeeker SunlightSeeker 26-30, F Aug 27

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    Heard this song today and now it's stuck in my head. Not sure if I want to get it out or not. Sooo dancy! Give it a listen. It'll get stuck in your head too!!! 
    ReinaVillalobos ReinaVillalobos 26-30, F Aug 17

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    I am finding that I don't even have to listen to a song for it to get stuck in my head...... It's kinda funny ill have songs that I haven't heard in a long time get stuck in my...
    Melanie15 Melanie15 16-17, F Aug 18

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    Like on EP I guess, waiting for something to happen, until it's all over! I'd write more, but I think my keyboard's stuck... Hah not! But I don't really want to be stuck...
    Faust76 Faust76 36-40, M Aug 25

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    Thanks to my sister who loves One Direction I have had Best Song Ever stuck in my head for the past week !!! AHH It drives me nuts I feel like it's gonna be stuck in there forever...
    danni655 danni655 13-15, F Aug 26

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    I have Drunken Love by bet once stuck in my head today.
    Rayven1997 Rayven1997 16-17, F Aug 18

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    It was embarrassing, a bit painful and hilarious! Me and my girlfriend were walking in our neighborhood and saw our friends over in the park so we went over. After a little while...
    MtnDewForever MtnDewForever 16-17, M 1 Response Aug 20

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    With my Sexuality , Partner , Future , Family. I'm so stuck
    ThinkDiff ThinkDiff 18-21, M 1 Response Aug 20

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    James Blunt MCR P!ATD TW Train Nickelback AAR FOB and the list goes on. Most of the time stuck for 4-5 years before I find them. *Sighs*
    Artz4Life Artz4Life 16-17, M Aug 24

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    I have been feeling so confused and lost. In high school I was involved in everything and was the valediction. Now I feel completely stuck. Due to money I had to leave the...
    MysticallyForbidden MysticallyForbidden 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 24

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    I have had an old song stuck in my head but I can't remember the name or artist. It drives me absolutely nuts.
    emloves emloves 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 25

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    It's been stuck in my head for days and it's getting pretty annoying. I sometimes even sing it out loud, but I don't notice it until a few minutes. The song is called Living on a...
    gomega98 gomega98 16-17, M Aug 25

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    I've been doing a lot of walking these past couple miles.My 1998 Lumina with 277,00 miles on it stop running, I couldn't afford to get it fixed.So I have to walk everywhere to get...
    bignatbreastluver bignatbreastluver 46-50, M 1 Response Aug 25

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    Sometimes I feel like I can't move. There are certain aspects of my life in which I can't seem to move forward. It seems the world is moving in a dizzy blur. For me however...
    Ribsy83 Ribsy83 31-35, F 2 Responses Aug 25

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    Today I've got the song look at me stuck in my head and my cousin knows why .xx
    soaringirl soaringirl 13-15, F 6 days ago

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    Depeche mode. People are people. Been there for a few minutes. Lyrics stuck are people are people so why should it be you and i should get along so awfully. Why lie...
    Livyn4pals Livyn4pals 46-50, M 1 day ago

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    Im 24 and all my friends in high school ditched my side after going through a bad relationship. He was abusive and dedicated his life to ruin my rep when i left him. Ever since...
    whoknowsIdk whoknowsIdk 22-25 1 Response Aug 16

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    I love the city life but I'm a backwoods kinda girl :)
    BeautifulBrownBabyDoll BeautifulBrownBabyDoll 31-35, F Aug 16

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    suffering from extreme depression.
    obliviousmystic obliviousmystic 22-25, F 2 Responses Aug 17

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    I don't know if I'm more sad with him or without him and I don't know what to do. I've never felt so alone. He's my first love and we've been together a very long time. But I can't...
    Wanderer0614 Wanderer0614 22-25, F Aug 17

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    I thought of angels Choking on their halos Get them drunk on rose water See how dirty I can get them Pulling out their fragile teeth And clip their tiny wings ~Fall Out Boy- Just...
    BandLover1234 BandLover1234 13-15, F Aug 17

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    I go through phases of being absolutely OBSESSED with a band or song and I listen to them constantly so one of the songs is ALWAYS in my head
    MarissaDreams MarissaDreams 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 18

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    Right now it is Am I Wrong? and Can You feel the Love Tonight?...both question songs...that's odd, just noticed that
    deewhite19 deewhite19 41-45, M 1 Response Aug 18

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    I usually have the song I last listened to in my head and doesn't leave for awhile.
    roselani2005 roselani2005 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 18

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    If you are thinking that is a strange comment, then you don't get it.
    drewdeen37 drewdeen37 41-45, M 1 Response Aug 20

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    Started out well but my wife must have everything her way always. If I make a "mistake" (defined as not doing exactly as I am told) she will verbally & often physically assault me...
    LondonKiwi LondonKiwi 46-50, M 2 Responses Aug 21

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    I need help I have two guys that I love wanting me one 'B' I've been dating for the past two years and the other 'Z' I've know for about 5 years we use to date but that was when we...
    YummyKupkakes YummyKupkakes 18-21, F Aug 22

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    Me and our family were watching LOST on Netflix and a song came on & I can't get it out of my head.
    Brumble Brumble 26-30, M Aug 23

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    He said "Wait, she's with me So send that other man walking with his two left feet" Now I hate my love But now the other man's floating in the Dead Mans sea And he's floating face...
    ifearsnowmen ifearsnowmen 18-21, M Aug 23

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    "And we spent that week wide open Upside down beside the ocean I didn't know where it was goin' Just tryin' to keep my heart on the tracks I should've known that kind of feelin...
    kittykat6918 kittykat6918 13-15, F Aug 25

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