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I 'm Stuck In a Rut

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

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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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    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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    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 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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    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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    I took this experience to be a metaphor for lives stuck in a rut. For that is what his art represents to me; Mundane. Routine. However it also appeals to my interest in...
    yellowroom yellowroom 51-55, F 6 days 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 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 22-25, M 4 days ago

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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 Sep 9

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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 Sep 14

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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 Sep 15

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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 Sep 15

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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 Sep 15

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    What is going on nothing is working in this life..... Not even my mind and there are strong reasons to think like that this is not a baseless depression or negativity.my one...
    vivekvardhan vivekvardhan 31-35, M 2 Responses Sep 16

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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 4 days ago

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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 11 hrs ago

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    I'm new here, and these past two years are mainly why I signed up. I just want it to be next August already!!!
    KaeRuns KaeRuns 18-21, F 6 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 5 days ago

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    During the summer when I was a teen, I loved to wade through the mud at the swamp. On the day before school, it rained very very heavily. My friend and I come decked out in wellies...
    Canadameow Canadameow 13-15, M 3 Responses Aug 31

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    She dances methodically through her life to a rythem that's become familiar and a dance that's become expected.  She often thinks of her mistakes and feels the weight of regret...
    MamaKat27 MamaKat27 41-45, F Sep 1

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    I hate my job. I don't know if I can go even one more day without having a nervous breakdown. I'm on three different medications to help me with depression and panic disorder. My...
    disneyboymikey disneyboymikey 46-50, M 2 Responses Sep 3

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    Definitely 'Emergency' by Paramore!!
    XxBadXVibesxX XxBadXVibesxX 13-15, F Sep 4

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    trying to get a pack of nip-chee crackers (again) hate this :(
    tenente tenente 31-35, M 2 Responses Sep 6

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    I have to deal with sports. Ugh...
    JohnBobMac JohnBobMac 16-17, T 1 Response Sep 6

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    As if I have no legs and the lawn needs mowing. And there are three people in the home that could mow it but won't, leaving my legless body to stew and my brain to feel frustrated...
    jeresey jeresey 56-60, F 4 Responses Sep 8

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    As usual, I'm here again. Depression by sophistication.
    KA4689 KA4689 22-25, M Sep 9

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    Today it is 'Falling in love again', as sung by Marlene Dietrich :)
    mizzen123 mizzen123 46-50, M Sep 9

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    As 4 now True colours - artists against~
    Minju96 Minju96 18-21, F Sep 9

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    Right now it's what does a fix say...I don't Even like this song
    livelovehopefree livelovehopefree 13-15, F Sep 10

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    The sun rises, but at times like this in the middle of all this darkness it feels like its never coming back. Guess it doesnt much matter anyway.
    shinjorai shinjorai 36-40, M Sep 13

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    it's another if it ain't one thing....Instigators , like putting fire on propane . The wrong thing he be worried bout , you know ''boys'' and how they like to run their mouth . He...
    SexyNightmare SexyNightmare 16-17, F Sep 14

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    I know this is very sad to say but I don't believe in true love or marriages anymore. It is because of the kind of marriage I'm in currently. I used to think when I get married it...
    michellegh michellegh 36-40, F 6 Responses Sep 15

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    It might seem crazy what I'm about to say Sunshine she's here, you can take a break I'm a hot air balloon that could go to space With the air, like I don't care baby by the way...
    ConfusedAgainAlways ConfusedAgainAlways 26-30, F 4 Responses Sep 16

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    When I feel the night around me I don't think I'll make it through
    jack912 jack912 22-25, M Sep 16

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    "yeah, yo You were that, foundation Never gonna be another one, no. I followed, so taken So conditioned I could never let go Then sorrow, then sickness Then the shock when you flip...
    Raptax231 Raptax231 18-21, M 1 Response Sep 17

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    I'm a puppet on a string Tracy Island, time-traveling diamond Could have shaped heartaches That come to find you foreign, some velvet morning Years too late She's a silver...
    AlfieEscandellDerosa AlfieEscandellDerosa 13-15, M Sep 18

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    Yes, 2011. When I had the best days of my life. I am a gay girl. There's a 'her' and plenty of time off work. I had just injured/fractured my hand and had to do extensive...
    A888888 A888888 26-30, F 1 Response Sep 18

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    I am so lonely and craving for attention and love... I just want someone who love me and ride with me through everything. I feel so alone and idk what to do anymore. Humans need to...
    oliviatee oliviatee 16-17, F Sep 19

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    All about that bass- Meghan Trainor. it makes me feel good though
    goodwillhunting goodwillhunting 26-30, F Sep 19

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