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I 'm Stuck In a Rut

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 100 People

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

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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 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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    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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    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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    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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    Thanks to a friend of mine, I now have Its Been A While by Staind on my mind.... Thank you my dearest friend!!!
    TennesseeWhiskey TennesseeWhiskey 41-45, F 1 hr ago

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    Keine Zeit by Megaherz. It's been stuck in my head for weeks. -_- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xAzuAsVY50Q
    thecutestpanda thecutestpanda 26-30, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I've had like three songs playing bavk and forth in my head for the past hour. worse part yet is that I hate all three of them lol
    hexKrona hexKrona 18-21, M 6 days ago

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    talk to me softly there's something in your don't hang your head in sorrow and please don't cry I know you feel baby I've been there before but don't you cry tonight I still love...
    ulonely2 ulonely2 36-40, M 6 days ago

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    last one.. for today.. maybe.. I'm well aware that you are chemically imbalanced but I'm the kind of guy that likes a challenge from a crazy kind of girl who lives in her own...
    girlonpause girlonpause 36-40, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    I believe I can see the future Cause I repeat the same routine I think I used to have a purpose But then again That might have been a dream I think I used to have a voice Now I...
    girlonpause girlonpause 36-40, F 6 days ago

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    I've become impossible holding on to when when everything seemed to matter more the two of us all used and beaten up watching fate as it flows down the path we have chose you and...
    girlonpause girlonpause 36-40, F 6 days ago

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    I'll be reaching for the stars with you (honey) Who cares if no one else believes So I, set fire to everyone around But I told you I told you I told you So ha ha ha ha Ha ha ha ha...
    girlonpause girlonpause 36-40, F 6 days ago

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    at the shopping centre on the way down from the car park. It was a big lift so claustrophobia wasn't too bad but it took an hour to get me and the guy in there with me out. Soon...
    messypup messypup 31-35, F 6 days ago

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    That moment when you have the very annoying 'what shall I do' song from pippi long stockings stuck in your head!!
    AngelOfDeath92 AngelOfDeath92 22-25, F 6 days ago

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    Not today though. Was listening to the radio but nothing stuck
    lifealwayschanges lifealwayschanges 41-45, F 1 Response Jan 29

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    Monkey Man - Amy Winehouse.
    Soulsugar Soulsugar 46-50, F Jan 29

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    Here lies everything The world I wanted at my feet My victory’s complete So hail to the king (Everything you ever…) Arise and sing So your world’s benign So you think...
    Artandstuff Artandstuff 16-17, F Jan 29

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    Skeleton Key - Gone By Sunset
    GhostTownsUniverseGirl GhostTownsUniverseGirl 13-15, F Jan 28

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    Listen To My Heart--Rod Stewart
    lifealwayschanges lifealwayschanges 41-45, F 1 Response Jan 28

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    all mixed up, by 311! .
    megakarp megakarp 18-21, M Jan 27

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    This Is How You Remind Me -- Nickelback
    lifealwayschanges lifealwayschanges 41-45, F Jan 27

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    Mad World... By Gary Jules
    TennesseeWhiskey TennesseeWhiskey 41-45, F 4 Responses Jan 27

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    Mumford & Sons -- Ghosts that we knew
    GhastlyPhan3t22 GhastlyPhan3t22 22-25, M Jan 27

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    I end up singing them out loud, until someone else gets it stuck in their head too 😝
    Angelkind Angelkind 51-55, F 2 Responses Jan 26

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    If I sing you a love song let it always be with you When the others have gone away let it still be there Love songs last longer than lovers ever do...
    Solegne Solegne 41-45, F 1 Response Jan 26

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    I heard this one for the first time today and, though a tad sacrilegious, it keeps ringing through my head. I have days like this. Days when I need Hank and Johnny more than others...
    RoadPoet RoadPoet 41-45, M 4 Responses Jan 25

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    I am writing here because i dont know how other way to vent. I have been with my boyfriend for 2 years. I am living at his house because i was kicked out of mine. I have been here...
    neonslug neonslug 18-21, F Jan 25

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    I'd like to dedicate this Fiona Apple song to the guy who thought it would be okay to drop by my house last night at 9pm, and tell me he was going to take the kids to his friend's...
    rottenrobi rottenrobi 46-50, F 1 Response Jan 25

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    This morning's hit list seems to be stuck on Ed Sheeran's Photograph... triggered by posts here reminding me of people who have come into and subsequently left my life. ~no...
    Chrye Chrye 51-55, F 4 Responses Jan 25

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    Stone Sour - 1st Person Why is everything so gray, is everything so strange Is everything so thrown together by mistake? Why is everything contrite, is everything a plight Is...
    thecutestpanda thecutestpanda 26-30, M Jan 25

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    I love songs from the Bombay(mumbai) film industry ever since i was a young child. Depending on my mood these days, the song is either "Tumhi ho" from Aashiqi 2, or "Tukur tukur...
    andyneil andyneil 46-50, M Jan 24

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    "Tell my mother, tell my father I've done the best I can, to make them realise this is my life. I hope you understand. I'm not crazy; I'm just saying, that sometimes good bye is a...
    Elexxa Elexxa 22-25, T Jan 24

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