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I 'm Stuck In a Rut

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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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    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 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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    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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    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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    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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    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 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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    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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    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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    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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    By my own standards I consider myself a failure. I'm deeply unsatisfied with the current state of my life, and I can't imagine a way to change it. I'm in a rut I've dug for myself...
    ennuiocean ennuiocean 31-35, M Oct 12

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    i like to get my weillies stuck in the mud it is lots of fun and i love going really deep in the mud. i like when i get stuck in it abd trying to get out of it. my mom and dad don...
    jackmud jackmud 13-15, M Sep 25

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    Okay so recently a new guy has came to school, he's in the grade above me. I've had a nice life so far with my boyfriend of nearly two years (1 year 9 months and a half), but this...
    InsanityKitten InsanityKitten 18-21, F Sep 25

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    Stuck on stupid, can't get myself to stop thinking about him. Really wish I could just erase all the memories.
    theChickk theChickk 16-17, F 1 Response Sep 29

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    Marriage is terrible. Not finding a job. I just feel so stuck.
    squirrelbounce squirrelbounce 36-40, F Sep 30

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    Please tell me how it feels to be stuck in a singularity the scientific community must know
    Youngnerd Youngnerd 16-17, M Oct 1

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    Right now I have the song Anaconda by Nicki Minaj stuck in my head. Someone please help me I don't even like this song or Nicki Minaj...
    rirxalri rirxalri 16-17, F 3 Responses Oct 3

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    I'm almost 21. My parents are divorced and live full, occupied lives and have a new partner. My 18-year-old sister has moved to a neighbouring country to live with her boyfriend. I...
    equilux equilux 18-21, F Oct 7

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    I have the theme song to that 90's show. Pepper Ann stuck in my head. I was singing it in my mind all day at work. grrrr
    tinywoman tinywoman 18-21, F Oct 7

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    I once had the song "Do You Love Me" stuck in my head for six weeks. It was a nightmare
    tinywoman tinywoman 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 7

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    I have had a song stuck in my head for 4 years. I'm not going to tell you what it is.
    Experiencevisionary Experiencevisionary 13-15, M 1 Response Oct 8

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    When Death Replaces Life By Cannibal Corpse Just recently listened to it and now it's stuck inside me
    ValhallaAwaits ValhallaAwaits 18-21, M Oct 8

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    I get songs stuck in my head all the time and I freaking love it.
    TeresaChanaki TeresaChanaki 13-15, F Oct 8

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    I don't own a stereo. My cd's are I another part of the country. I have my vinyl collection. But nothing to play them on. And I STILL get tunes stuck in my head!! This week, thanks...
    picklebobble picklebobble 46-50, M Oct 8

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    For some reason I've got diddy - dirty money - coming home stuck in my head but I only hum "I'm coming home, coming home" over and over. And obviously I'm always singing all about...
    mparker7789 mparker7789 22-25, M Oct 8

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    The song that gets stuck in my head is pocketful of sunshine, after hearing it on that easy A movie, I couldn't get it out of my mind, so I downloaded it to put it on replay to get...
    WonderlandOfAlice WonderlandOfAlice 26-30, F 1 Response Oct 8

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    I miss you - blink 182, been stuck in my head forever
    EMAbiggestfans1D EMAbiggestfans1D 13-15, F 1 Response Oct 8

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    If you have to have a song from a movie stuck in your head can you please sing this one instead of that song from Frozen. 
    DisappearingStar DisappearingStar 36-40 1 Response Oct 9

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    I cannot stand Stuck up guys I feel like slapping them They act their the ****.
    lorrena19 lorrena19 18-21, F Oct 11

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    I am stuck in this ruck....
    6ABEBABE 6ABEBABE 13-15, M 1 Response Oct 13

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    It was very unexpected, me and my brother were on our way to the farm when suddenly we got lost in the desert for hours and the GPS gave up on us. so the next thing i know we are...
    shwaigy shwaigy 22-25, F Oct 15

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    It's been about 13 hours and Taylor Swift "shake it off" is still stuck in my head Suck...
    AwakeYetDreaming AwakeYetDreaming 36-40, M 1 Response Oct 15

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    Feel stuck like my life is passing me by and I have No control over it.I hate when I get this feeling I just bug out even more and the more I think where I should be the more...
    gabbithagreat gabbithagreat 22-25, F 2 days ago

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    I really hate how i look. Now, not just looks, but i hate everything about myself. I've fallen into depression, i cant sleep at night, i isolate myself, stare into space, had...
    TJLK TJLK 18-21, F 2 Responses Sep 25

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    **** here's a thing that happened today
    bsa152 bsa152 16-17, M 1 Response Sep 30

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    not anymore!!! thank the lord!! yay!
    sugabuga1 sugabuga1 31-35, F Oct 9

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    quarrieoriard2013 quarrieoriard2013 26-30, M 5 days ago

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    3 years ago my life as I knew it changed do to me pulling one of the most ignorant mistakes of me life. I started back up in a new state but ever since that day everything is...
    malakaixanoctu malakaixanoctu 18-21, M Sep 28

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    So I'm currently a freshman in college and have been enjoying myself mostly here on campus. However, the people who I spend my most time with don't treat me as well as I feel I...
    thomj7 thomj7 18-21, F Sep 28

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    I'm in physics. I shouldn't be but I am. If I continue to fail as bad as I am now, I have have to drop my college class. My boyfriend came over and helped me some, and it worked...
    mkmoore mkmoore 16-17, F 1 Response Oct 2

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    On the road again .... Hahahahahahaa
    niklb niklb 41-45, F 1 Response Oct 3

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    I am 26 years old, no husband, no children. What's wrong with me??
    DanielleMaree DanielleMaree 26-30, F 4 Responses Oct 5

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    I had Break Free by Ariana Grande in my head all day . It was terrible
    Alylovespuppies Alylovespuppies 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 8

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    So this summer I decided to try to get out and to not let my anxiety stop me. I signed up for an art class and for volunteer work. But everything ended terribly. I signed up...
    PolarPanda PolarPanda 26-30, M Oct 8

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    I'm right in the middle of hopelessness and hopefulness, and I feel like absolute sh*t. I am mad, and I want to scream. I am sad, and I want to cry. I am unhappy, and I want to...
    WinterIncandescence WinterIncandescence 16-17, F Oct 8

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