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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 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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    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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    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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    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'm stuck between hating myself and loving myself. Between what's right for me and what's write for others. Between what I need and what others need. Between what others want for...
    dvonne dvonne 16-17, F 16 hrs ago

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    I know where I want to go, but don't have the means to get there. Right now, I'm deeply in debt at twenty-one from failed aspirations during an abusive relationship that sucked me...
    littlelostfox littlelostfox 18-21, F 2 days ago

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    I found this wonderful app called Unstuck. I downloaded it on the Apple Store and I'm unsure if there is an Android version, but if you can download it - do so! It has really...
    littlelostfox littlelostfox 18-21, F 2 days ago

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    Not necessarily dumb songs, more random than anything. I once had "Mrs. Robinson" by Simon and Garfunkel stuck in my head for six months. Worst part is I didn't even know the...
    AntiveninKiss AntiveninKiss 22-25, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I can stop hearing Maroon five lately, specially "this love" it's stuck in my head.
    fabivalo fabivalo 22-25, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    I've had "Goodbye Stranger" by Supertramp stuck in my head for days, it's so catchy! And I can't help but think of Supernatural when I hear it. (:
    Moddaypie Moddaypie 18-21, M 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    ok I have this song from KFC commercials stuck in my head, it goes like "chicken in the bucket, chicken in the beans" its really irritating and I keep hearing it over and over in...
    wolfy299 wolfy299 13-15, M Jun 21

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    Carnelle Rutledge is a salesman at Grote Automotive, a reputed automobile company in Fort Wayne, Indiana. Being in the sales profession for more than fifteen years, he understands...
    healey57 healey57 22-25, M Jun 19

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    Have you ever had a feeling of being "stuck" in your life and, weren't really sure how to get "unstuck"?
    Mfudgie Mfudgie 31-35, F 3 Responses Jun 18

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    I moved in with my boyfriend before we were even dating. We had our "fun" on the side when we first met, but last year I had some events happen at my parents home that made me not...
    idislikeme idislikeme 22-25, F Jun 18

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    I have bad blood by Taylor Swift stuck in my head LOL
    mandycandy0123 mandycandy0123 16-17, F 2 Responses Jun 17

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    Don't stop believing is stuck in my head
    Hannahbanana22 Hannahbanana22 16-17, F 3 Responses Jun 17

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    It makes me wander if other people experience the same thing. It's from the first second on I turn of the alarm clock. Every morning a different song that is stuck in my head...
    AngelicLights AngelicLights 26-30, F Jun 17

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    Pink. This is my viet nam.
    Converted Converted 46-50, M Jun 17

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    Stay. Jackson browne. Why when carnal ????
    Converted Converted 46-50, M Jun 17

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    I feel so sick where I am in life. I feel Like everyone moving forward and I'm in a stand still. I feel lost in the everyday plunders that someone might find comforting. I want...
    Sometimesilence Sometimesilence 18-21, F Jun 17

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    I heard I don't belong in this scene. sex metal barbie homicidal queen
    missmaymay missmaymay 18-21, F Jun 17

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    So it's gonna be forever. Or it's gonna go down in flames.
    EndlessFormsMostBeautiful EndlessFormsMostBeautiful 26-30, F 1 Response Jun 17

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    "my milkshake gets the boys in the yard" lol !
    steadynow steadynow 51-55, M Jun 16

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    More often than not, I am stuck in my head.. my mind races along with me in tow, and I can do nothing to get free. Changing subjects, meaningless words and pictures, tornadoes...
    thetortoiseis thetortoiseis 31-35, M 1 Response Jun 16

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    stay by Florida Georgia Line
    dopegirlfromanotherworld dopegirlfromanotherworld 18-21, F Jun 16

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    I am no longer in this type of situation but believe me, walking away was the best decision I could have made for myself. I'm broke now but my happiness and freedom outweigh that...
    Jess140 Jess140 36-40 3 Responses Jun 16

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    Does anybody hear her by Casting Crown.. And at times I'm somewhat ashamed of finding myself singing or humming the chorus of the song especially when there's someone else around.
    wdrngSoul wdrngSoul 18-21 1 Response Jun 16

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    Oh don't you dare look back Just keep your eyes on me. I said you're holding back, She said shut up and dance with me! This woman is my destiny She said oh oh oh Shut up and dance...
    areYoureallyhere areYoureallyhere 22-25, F Jun 16

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    I met my "boyfriend" almost two yrs ago. I was pressured to date him by my family so much so it became easier to comply than to try and avoid it. then last November my family up...
    FatNSexyBaby FatNSexyBaby 31-35, F 1 Response Jun 16

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    look at the flick of dat wrist look at the flick of dat wrist look at the flick of dat wrist look at the flick of dat wrist Lmao I hate the song but there it is on constant repeat...
    rejectedhighly rejectedhighly 22-25, M 1 Response Jun 15

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    i don't care who you are where you're from what you did as long as you love me
    dopegirlfromanotherworld dopegirlfromanotherworld 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 15

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    I am not usually one to complain much, but I think I am stuck in a rut. I don't know how to get out and the feeling in here is horrible! Yuck! I need this divorce to be final...
    SunAgain SunAgain 31-35, F 2 Responses Jun 15

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    What is a rut?How do you explain the wall that a person hits, metaphorically, when they simply cannot progress forward in any significant way? Where is that exponential goal...
    DreamOnFire DreamOnFire 26-30, M Jun 13

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    I've been single too long and I am beginning to think something is wrong with me. Every time I talk to a girl and she's single nothing ever seems to happen because when I make a...
    AwesomeGuyy22 AwesomeGuyy22 22-25, M Jun 13