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I 'm Stuck In a Rut

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    Last year I decided to

    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 36-40, F May 2, 2014

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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 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 24, 2007

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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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    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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    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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    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 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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    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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    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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    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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    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 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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    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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    lately I've had Kryptonite by 3 Doors Down stuck in my head
    internetkid internetkid 18-21, F 1 Response 10 hrs ago

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    Babble Babble ***** ***** Rebel Rebel Party Party Sex Sex Sex and don't forget the Violence! BLAH BLAH BLAH -- got your lovey-dovey, sad and lonely, stick your stupid slogan in...
    GhastlyPhan3t2 GhastlyPhan3t2 22-25, M 13 hrs ago

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    That I am. It happens alot. I know everything happens for a reason. But I cant help but think. Maybe if I left yesterday. None of it would of happened the way it did. Everything...
    KiraRawr KiraRawr 16-17, F 2 days ago

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    YBlah YBlah 41-45 3 days ago

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    yesterday I watched a man at the dollar store (Dollar General to be more specific) unload a few groceries and a case of beer on the conveyor belt and I didn't think anything of it...
    honestEyeOpener honestEyeOpener 26-30, F 3 days ago

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    Sometimes I get stuck in my thoughts and they overwhelm me and i just get latched and I just can't unlatch myself. It just happens. Last year, I overdosed on Benadryl(purposely)so...
    chris354786 chris354786 13-15, M 6 days ago

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    So, I have been having troubles in my marriage for a long time now. I use to vent my frustration here. I decided I did not want to do that anymore, that it was...
    tiredgoodguy tiredgoodguy 31-35, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    hell to pay by Five Finger Death Punch
    KnightSolaire KnightSolaire 18-21, M a week ago

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    Currently "That's All" by Genesis
    comfi comfi 51-55, M Jul 26

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    It's been a long day without you, my friend And I'll tell you all about it when I see you again We've come a long way from where we began Oh, I'll tell you all about it when I see...
    EmersonGrace EmersonGrace 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 25

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    Right now two songs are stuck in my head and have been for the last week or so they are "Fire and Gold" by Bea Miller and "Fight Song" by I don't know
    hashtagbitch hashtagbitch 16-17, F Jul 24

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    I've got a few stuck in my head that caught my attention. They play certain parts of the songs as I go through certain things in life. I'm sure some people do the same.
    rocketguy19 rocketguy19 16-17, M Jul 24

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    I have the song "I Don't Love You" and "The Ghost of You" by My Chemical Romance stuck in my head right now
    cutekittycat cutekittycat 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 23

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    Gibberish by MAX has been in my head since Monday. Its too catchy!! https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=s2_YDtKmsVA
    Violetlolla2 Violetlolla2 13-15, F Jul 23

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    Collective soul today. run.. Oldie. But goodie.
    mindovermulch mindovermulch 36-40, F 2 Responses Jul 23

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    Now watch me whip... Now watch me nae nae! :3 (Thanks to my best friends I have this song stuck in me head! I appreciate it -_- not really...)
    nialler14 nialler14 13-15, F Jul 23

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    Hey everyone I'm in the hospital. I was sitting in my chair in home room and the bully told me to move and I told him that this is my seat. He got into his fight mode. The teacher...
    Lizandavan Lizandavan 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 23

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    I am sick and cannot concentrate on my work. What I do????
    Discusslife Discusslife 31-35, M Jul 21

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    Fly Me To The Moon - Frank Sinatra. My favorite song of all time and it always gets stuck in my head.
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jul 21

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    Show you what it feels like now I'm on the outside.... Ellie goulding
    HeyHer1234 HeyHer1234 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 20

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    Watch me whip.. Now watch me nae nae... Watch me whip whip, now watch me nae nae... Ooh watch me watch me, ooh watch me watch me. Do the stanky leg~
    HeyHer1234 HeyHer1234 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 20

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    Golden by Travis McCoy ft Sia
    Violetlolla2 Violetlolla2 13-15, F Jul 19

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    Wild horses -Rolling Stones
    PuckishRogue6 PuckishRogue6 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 18

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    Seems I can't win for losing. Not a good day. Thinking Ima just turn everything off and go get lost for a couple hours. Maybe it will stop making me get in my head so much.
    KiraRawr KiraRawr 16-17, F Jul 18

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    Hmm. Maybe at one point it was love. Maybe I didnt see it. Maybe I fought it without realizing it. Maybe I wanted more then I thought. Is it love now? No. I'm in love with someone...
    KiraRawr KiraRawr 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 17

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    Stitches by ❤️Shawn mendes❤️
    Flowerposter Flowerposter 13-15, F 2 Responses Jul 17

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    Waiting for love - avicii !
    MutedVoice MutedVoice 18-21, F Jul 17

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    Where do I see myself in a year? Not home. Never home again. One more month of this garbage and I can hopefully be free for a good, long while. I need to make it through this time...
    Itekimasu Itekimasu 18-21, F Jul 16

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    Either Take Me to Church by Hosier or Mister Bluesky by ELO. I've been caught singing them before I even know I'm doing it. Good times!
    Donna8989 Donna8989 22-25, F 4 Responses Jul 16

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    Right now it's Kyoto by Skrillex
    YoungOne1901 YoungOne1901 22-25, M Jul 16