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I 'm Stuck In a Rut

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

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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 never move forward anymore. I always do this. I move forward really well for a long time then I just freeze somewhere. I have a good job but there's no way it will...
    emgrimm2011 emgrimm2011 22-25, F Oct 30

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    Im stuck. I have no where to run to no where to go. No one to help me no one to comfort me. Im stuck and i feel like im in a prison. I have no family just my mom and even with her...
    Unheardemptyscreams Unheardemptyscreams 18-21, F Oct 30

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    Limbo I feel stuck in a limbo kind of situation. I just got back from Texas after spending time with my friend at his college for their Homecoming Football game and parade and all...
    Atlas0Scar Atlas0Scar 18-21, M Nov 3

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    There is so much I wanted to do in life, but I feel stuck babysitting my mother who has extremely bad lung disease (she's been on life support far more times than I can count) and...
    DarkwingGoslyn DarkwingGoslyn 31-35 Nov 5

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    When we arrived at the campsite we had been on the coach for a very long time as we got stuck in traffic. We picked up our bags and started to walk down to set up our tents. Me...
    wedgiemaxnow wedgiemaxnow 13-15, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I have Limelight by Cryaotic and Boyinaband stuck in my head.
    TheBellaBubbles TheBellaBubbles 16-17, F 2 Responses Oct 28

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    Pour it up by Rihanna is stuck in my head right now.
    Rayven1997 Rayven1997 16-17, F 1 Response Oct 29

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    I've got High Tide Low Tide by Bob Marley stuck in mine at the moment..
    wanderingboy wanderingboy 31-35, M Oct 29

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    I've had Don't You Dare Forget The Sun by Get Scared and House of Wolves by BMTH stuck in my head ALL WEEK. Lmfao
    InsanityIsTheButterflysDrug InsanityIsTheButterflysDrug 13-15, F 1 Response Oct 31

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    "blowers daughter" by Damian Rice has been stuck in my head all week
    greeneyz83 greeneyz83 31-35, F Oct 31

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    This has been stuck in my head for days.
    XxDorkyBoyxX XxDorkyBoyxX 18-21, M Nov 16

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    Of any place or situation or whatever I can get stuck with, why love?
    MaryJay712 MaryJay712 16-17, F 2 Responses Nov 17

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    Just because I say that am pretty dont means that i stuck up it just means that i have a high self esteem but Fr i know I'm pretty and know one can't tell me other wise
    catycaty16 catycaty16 16-17, F a week ago

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    There's this one song stuck in my head that I used to hear all the time at my old job. It bothers me because I have no way of finding out what it's called or who sings it. All I...
    Joey1215 Joey1215 22-25, M 6 days ago

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    Lately? It's been Slide by The GooGoo Dolls. I heard it on the radio and it's been stuck in my head!
    Nuovinzi Nuovinzi 41-45, F 3 hrs ago

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    Yep. Again. EP Link
    OddlyScintilating OddlyScintilating 46-50, M Oct 26

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    Most people think I'm insane, but take my words for what they're worth. To an extent I believe in alternate reality, if you will. Essentially, cartoons are a each it's own reality...
    humananimal humananimal 16-17, F Oct 27

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    Today it's Rule The World by Take That. Which isn't to bad until you catch yourself quietly singing it in the middle of English with a grumpy Scotsman! :/ Whoops
    HandsomePrince1 HandsomePrince1 16-17, M Oct 28

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    All the time! It's like a juke box on shuffle in my head a majority of the time. I spontaneously burst into song from time to time lol
    ArtsyFaerie32 ArtsyFaerie32 31-35, F 3 Responses Oct 29

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    Loving this song :) https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=lp-EO5I60KA
    Prettybutterfly88 Prettybutterfly88 26-30, F Oct 29

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    I love how Beautiful Girl by Christian Bautista never gets off my head!
    tinypoop tinypoop 16-17, F Oct 29

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    Slim Pickens ~ the offspring
    Emmy182 Emmy182 13-15, F 3 Responses Oct 29

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    Love the song headphones by Flordia Georgia line!!!
    adelinegrace adelinegrace 13-15, F Oct 29

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    Turn the Page and No Leaf Clover by Metallica.
    Wolfofthewood Wolfofthewood 16-17 Oct 29

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    Peace by O.A.R. - in my head for 2 days now.
    hairyLGS hairyLGS 36-40, M Oct 29

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    I drive a 50 ton cat truck at work, so right now I have "Big Truck" by Coal Chamber in my head.
    iamokaynow iamokaynow 31-35, M Oct 30

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    Broke leg ribs and caller bone not fun. That jump was lil too far lol. I really should stop listening to my buddy's lol. My dirt bike is trash now
    tyleraword tyleraword 18-21, M Oct 31

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    Where is your boy tonight I hope he is a gentleman Maybe he won't find out what I know You were the last good thing about this part of town
    rubenr1002 rubenr1002 22-25, M Oct 31

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    All the other kids with the pumped up kicks you better run, better run, outrun my gun. All the other kids with the pumped up kicks you better run, better run faster than my bullet...
    rubenr1002 rubenr1002 22-25, M 1 Response Nov 2

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    You know what feels great? Dropping into a chair, feeling all those places jiggle that didn’t not so long ago.
    GrowingGirl98 GrowingGirl98 16-17, F Nov 6

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    Its a mid life crisis. Youre perfect yes its true but without me youre only you. Its a mid life crisis.
    OddlyScintilating OddlyScintilating 46-50, M Nov 6

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    ??"I remember it well, the first time that I saw, your head around the door, 'cause mine stopped working..."??
    MuchAdoAboutLove MuchAdoAboutLove 16-17, F Nov 8

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    Every morning, looking at the toothless smile in the shaving mirror, I am now faced with the choice I made. From now on , this is how it is: Shower, shave, insert cold denture...
    Ledertal1933 Ledertal1933 51-55, M 2 Responses Nov 8

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    Going out tonight, changes into something red Her mother doesn't like that kind of dress Everything she never had, she's showing off Driving too fast, moon is breaking through her...
    AtlPunk1D AtlPunk1D 13-15, F 1 Response Nov 8