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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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    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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    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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    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 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Why do people always think that your stuck up, when 99.9% of the time, you are scared of talking them?
    mopster1986 mopster1986 26-30, M Mar 24

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    Here is the deal. I Married my Wife on the 29th day of may last year. I love her dearly then, she than cheated on me emotionally with at least 3 other guys. I slowly started...
    anton88 anton88 22-25, M 2 Responses Mar 25

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    I was stuck in an elevator about a year ago. I had just gotten on with a group of seven other people from my summer camp and right after the doors closed the elevator shuddered to...
    CastedGirl CastedGirl 18-21, F Mar 27

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    It was so embarrassing!!! So okay me and my friends were playing in the park, and Michelle who was 14 decide to get in the baby swing! She got stuck! Hahaha! Everybody was laughing...
    wdknod123456 wdknod123456 13-15, M Mar 28

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    How to Save a Life - The Fray... Has this stuck in my head for 3 DAYS NOW!
    freeebird freeebird 18-21, F Mar 29

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    What a fabulous song to get stuck in my head this morning..as the sun just now at this moment, shot over the horizon in all it's beautiful brilliance.."Morning Has Broken" - Cat...
    Mirages Mirages 41-45, F 3 Responses Mar 31

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    I am stuck. I hate myself and my life. I can't work because of my mental illness but I can't find a doctor who actually thinks I have one. My husband is the only one who supports...
    cltpt4p cltpt4p 18-21, F Apr 1

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    Why is there so so many stuck up ppl on hear it is all Americans like this????
    ben101 ben101 18-21, M 5 Responses Apr 11

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    I miss the past! There were so many good times. I fell in love, I had such great times with my best friends, had amazing sex. Now I'm stuck there. Yes there were also horrible...
    Es777 Es777 26-30, M 1 Response a week ago

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    Lately I've been feeling stuck in life. I have no job, no goals, nothing to look forward to everyday. Sometimes I feel like life will never change and that it's not worth living.
    Sniffly Sniffly 18-21, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    The exhilarating feeling u get when ur charged to face the next challenge in ur life. A part of me fears the impending doom, the day when I'll be depressed but today I'll savor...
    trybettermyself trybettermyself 22-25 Apr 6

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    Today's is a good one.. Nelly- Dilemma
    Interstellartraveler Interstellartraveler 36-40, M 2 Responses Mar 20

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    "Break On Through (To The Other Side)" The Doors
    AgingGracefully AgingGracefully 51-55, M 1 Response Mar 21

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    dharmeet dharmeet 26-30, F Mar 24

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    still those old memories are fresh in my mind. it wont fade and get alive in every morning . i don't want those feelings those memories from my past but it always knocks at the...
    anukc anukc 22-25, F Mar 24

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    I got something to say I killed your baby today And it doesn't matter much to me As long as it's dead Well, I got something to say I raped your mother today And it doesn't...
    seasalticecream seasalticecream 16-17, M 3 Responses Mar 26

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    I feel like my girlfriend is unappreciative of everything I do. Any time I do something for her, which is all the time, she just expects more and gives almost nothing in return...
    thehoppa1991 thehoppa1991 22-25, M Mar 27

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    I know my husband and he's very sex driven so I know there's either a lack of desire for me or there's another woman. It's going on half a month and he's not even making a comment...
    Peaches6971 Peaches6971 41-45, F 2 Responses Mar 27

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    Twenty-five years and my life is still Trying to get that great big hill of hope For a destination I realized quickly when I knew I should That the world was made up of this...
    TheDaken TheDaken 26-30, M Mar 28

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    if you having girl problems i feel bad for u son i got 99 problems but a ***** aint one
    blackattack05 blackattack05 13-15, M Mar 29

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    Oh and Lightening Crashes - Live
    freeebird freeebird 18-21, F Mar 29

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    When there's a new problem I tend to avoid it and choose to rehash old problems instead. I go over and over things that I can't change, rationalizing the time spent trying to fix...
    Ridiculousity Ridiculousity 18-21, F Mar 30

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    I am sitting at work right now while my older sister sits in her chair and bosses me around; "Do this, call this guy, drop this off". I can't take it. I am a musician and the only...
    Lorenzo23 Lorenzo23 22-25, M Mar 31

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    In Oct. of 2013 my boyfriend and I went to an animal shelter just to see the sweet dogs and cats. As we looked around we just happen to stumble across this adorable older dog, who...
    whoevausayiam whoevausayiam 26-30, F Mar 31

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    Skillet-comatose
    TrentKandinski TrentKandinski 18-21, M Mar 31

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    In Honor of The Day... 
    sciguy18 sciguy18 51-55, M 1 Response Apr 1

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    Another One In Honor Of The Day...   
    sciguy18 sciguy18 51-55, M 1 Response Apr 1

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    Linkin park - in the end!!!!
    Elementalwolf Elementalwolf 13-15, M 1 Response Apr 1

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    I just want to let people know that girls get friend zoned too. I was friend zoned on top of the dreaded "I'm not looking for a relationship" excuse. Then 4 months later, he was in...
    goaldigger goaldigger 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 1

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    Day Is Gone from the S.o.A. Soundtrack...
    secretsnvrtobetold secretsnvrtobetold 31-35, F Apr 3

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    Human by Christina Perri "But I'm only human And I bleed when I fall down I'm only human And I crash and I break down"
    iiArial iiArial 16-17, F Apr 3

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    How Could This Happen To Me I open my eyes I try to see but I'm blinded by the white light I can't remember how, I can't remember why I'm lying here tonight And I can't stand the...
    changemylonelyworld changemylonelyworld 22-25, F Apr 6

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    It's true, I am hopelessly and helplessly in love with my big brother... and I've never been happier :). I was adopted when I was little so we're not related by blood or anything...
    Kurokat Kurokat 13-15, F 5 Responses Apr 6

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    So, you came back and try as I might, all I want is to feel your warmth. Again, we hardly spoke during the shift but as soon as you got home, you sent me a text. Confused, you said...
    tannush tannush 26-30, M 1 Response Apr 6

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    Yes I am... I was born in the city and happen to live in the city now but I was raised in the Country and loved it... I remember playing with my siblings hide and seek in the corn...
    xXxsilvermistxXx xXxsilvermistxXx 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 7

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    Listen to my voice its my discise I'm by your side im by your side ... Ugh get outta my head!!!
    RavenHearts RavenHearts 16-17, F Apr 8

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    Making my way down town, walking fast, my chasings fast on east side im home bound ( idk if this is evean the lyrics XD its what they sound like )
    RavenHearts RavenHearts 16-17, F 2 Responses Apr 8

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    Cards on the table we're both showing heart. Risking it all though it's hard. Cause all of me loves all of you. Love your curves and all your edges. All your perfect imperfection...
    Dynasty2000 Dynasty2000 13-15, F Apr 8

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    With low earning potential and three kids, I don't see how to get out of it. I don't see any way to get help either. Sometimes I try to wrap my head around and settle into being a...
    SashaAmazon SashaAmazon 31-35, F 1 Response Apr 9

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    Can't stop listening to this. Another one of those non mainstream jewels, that I love finding. Adore the depth of feelings and how it makes me feel...  "LANGUAGE OF DREAMS...
    Mirages Mirages 41-45, F 1 Response Apr 11

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