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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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,Sure am,Thisย dead-endย 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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    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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    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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    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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    For years now I have felt like I have been stuck in a rut. I just cannot seem to get ahead in life. I want to feel like I am doing something good in life, but no matter how hard I...
    vikkianne vikkianne 31-35, F 1 Response Dec 9

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    Once upon a time, there was a Ragdoll Cat named Stuck. Stuck had the misfortune of becoming limp when she was in the belly-up position. This happened whenever her world turned...
    SBW2014 SBW2014 51-55, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    today i got stuck in an elevator, i am extremely claustrophobic and i always hated elevators, it was an old small red colored elevator ..i was gonna face my fears and it's the...
    antoneli antoneli 18-21, M 1 Response Nov 27

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    Single. Recently became jobless. Lacking motivation to find a new job. Lacking creativity lately. No driving license. Sh** education. No money. Living with parents. No children. No...
    Zim0 Zim0 18-21, M 3 Responses Nov 28

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    I have the song Hater by Korn stuck in my head for the past 3 days lol. ๐ŸŽผ๐ŸŽถ๐ŸŽถ๐ŸŽถ๐ŸŽถ๐ŸŽถ๐ŸŽถ๐ŸŽถ๐ŸŽง๐ŸŽง๐ŸŽง๐ŸŽต๐ŸŽต๐ŸŽต๐ŸŽถ๐ŸŽถ๐ŸŽถ๐ŸŽถ๐ŸŽถ๐ŸŽผ๐ŸŽผ๐ŸŽถ๐ŸŽถ๐ŸŽถ๐ŸŽถ
    TerraMeranda TerraMeranda 13-15, F 3 Responses Nov 29

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    Something to believe in. Never served. But that song is about all of us. Wealth warped us. They never paid into social security. And never cared for workers. Or...
    OddlyScintilating OddlyScintilating 46-50, M 2 Responses Nov 30

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    I was about 3, living with my grandma. One night, I was sleeping next to her, suddenly I was awaken by something pulling me towards the end of the bed, I looked and saw a dark...
    gnarlyaf gnarlyaf 18-21 Dec 1

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    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-e_3Cg9GZFU Skirllllllex. Ive Had this song stuck in my head since friday D:
    MsUnfathomable MsUnfathomable 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 1

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    I have that Education Connection song stuck in my head. It's been a couple of days and it's not going away. Why are you punishing me TV Gods? I just got the JG Wentworth opera...
    WhatTheFrenchToast WhatTheFrenchToast 18-21, M Dec 3

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    I have My Bloody Valentine by Good Charlotte stuck in my head. XD I haven't even heard the song in a while but it just randomly came into my head. Now I can't stop listening to it...
    Knixveus5 Knixveus5 18-21, M Dec 9

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    I'm a mother, wife, and a full time employee. My mother in law and brother in law live with us in our tiny house, supposedly helping with the children while my husband and I work...
    secret2nite117 secret2nite117 31-35, F Dec 10

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    I have that Neverending Story song stuck in my head right now..name a song that can erase it from my head
    jbm1984 jbm1984 31-35, F 2 Responses Dec 18

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    Right now, I have "Want Some More" by Nicki Minaj stuck in my head.
    Music2323 Music2323 18-21, F Dec 19

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    Happy to have this stuck in my head. Always with me, always with you, by joe satriani
    tj996 tj996 31-35, M 2 days ago

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    So, without sounding totally bitter (I guess I am...sort of!) or make this go on forever, I guess I'll tell my story as briefly as I can. I used to have hopes and dreams for the...
    rawb922 rawb922 26-30, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I have been working on an associates degree for 6 years! One minute I want to say **** it and go to art school. The next minute, I want to finish my degree in psychology. Sometimes...
    AnnUrban AnnUrban 22-25, F 7 Responses Dec 3

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    Ahhhhh!!!!! After everything that has happened I have let him back into my life as a friend. We talk / message at least 5 times a day and usually for more than an hour... It is...
    BlueRose77 BlueRose77 36-40, F 1 day ago

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    a few actually: -And Love Said No by HIM -The Kill by 30 Seconds to Mars -In The Shadows by The Rasmus -Still Standing by The Rasmus
    kevinnc1 kevinnc1 18-21, M Nov 27

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    One time I had to squeeze out of the tiny gap between the door and the wall and I thought I was going to get crushed because the door was opening and shutting randomly. Apparently...
    papercastles papercastles 22-25, F 4 Responses Nov 27

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    La la la la la la live for today. http://youtu.be/a2zgmKtH_7M
    CoffeeFlavoredKisses CoffeeFlavoredKisses 46-50, F 1 Response Nov 29

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    The pretender- foo fighters Lol, I don't even like this song or the band but I just can't stop hearing it :P
    FlowerFollower FlowerFollower 13-15, F Nov 30

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    This song stays. http://youtu.be/G5uamDMoW4o
    OddlyScintilating OddlyScintilating 46-50, M Nov 30

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    im 15, turning 16 in january really soon. i have no idea where to begin, but one thing i can say is that my life is what you call the most significant roller coaster i can only...
    essaahoopz essaahoopz 16-17 Nov 30

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    Listen to the girl As she takes on half the world Moving up and so alive In her honey dripping beehive Beehive It's good, so good, it's so good So good Walking back to you Is the...
    tarkovsky tarkovsky 26-30, M Nov 30

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    I've had this one dream that keeps haunting me every now and then. Each time there's more or less details but in general my class is guided through a spooky, frozen cave. There's a...
    Lechette Lechette 18-21, F Dec 1

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    Girls don't like boys. Girls like cards and money. Boys will laugh at girls when they're not funny.
    throughthedoorway throughthedoorway 13-15, F Dec 3

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    Yep. Why exactly is it so hard to let the past go and move on from it?
    trayomis trayomis 31-35, F Dec 4

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    "I don.t wanna go to school I just wanna break the rules"
    unypanda unypanda 13-15, F Dec 4

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    I can't get "Uragiri no Yuuyake" (the first opening theme from the anime Durarara!!) out of my head for the life of me! I listened to it once today! once! I like the song, but not...
    beingbrye beingbrye 22-25, T 1 Response Dec 4

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    I'm getting closer, closer, closer, closer than I've ever been
    Born2Inspire Born2Inspire 18-21, M Dec 5

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    Yip, sometimes for a week or more, till it's driving me crazy
    YBlah YBlah 41-45 Dec 5

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    Boom clap The sound in my heart The beat goes on and on and on and on and Boom clap You make me feel good Come home to me come home to me now.....
    Angelkins Angelkins 46-50, F 6 Responses Dec 5

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    I heard this song on the radio twice today.... Now I can't get it out of my head... "Sometimes Love Just Ain't Enough" .... Those are some serious lyrics
    Orangerocket Orangerocket 31-35, F 2 Responses Dec 5

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    sometimes I just feel like I just can't do anything and everything is just going to repeat itself over and over again, and when I feel like that I feel lonely. I'm not sure why...
    Jisu1125 Jisu1125 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 6

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