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I My Life Is Going Nowhere And I Dont Know How to Stop It

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 140 People

    Feeling Depressed

    I have been feeling low and have no energy most of the time. Stuck in a job that pays well but is unexciting. Need some major motivation to get out of the depression. Any advice.
    timzy123 timzy123 36-40, M 6 Responses Apr 14, 2010

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    Why Keep Going?

    Ihave no idea what I'm doing with my life. I came to college because Ithought it was the right thing to do and Ireally didn't know what else to do but now that I'm here Ijust hate it and know that its not where I belong but Idont know where else to turn. I'm scared because I don...
    stillwaiting23 stillwaiting23 18-21 Nov 3, 2012

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    This Is Not How It Was Supposed To Go...

    I'm 23. I've screwed up any chance of studying further. I've changed courses 3 times, dropped out. I've been working at the same bookstore for 5 years. The company is going downhill, there's no chance of getting a promotion. I can't find another job. I'm still living with my...
    thebookboy thebookboy 22-25, M 2 Responses Nov 28, 2011

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    I Need to Know and Clear the Voices In My Head!

    What a dubious title I must admit!I am not going crazy. I needed to share this with someone, anyone and get some sort of closure from it. A relative recently verbally attacked me and started telling me how lazy I am ( I have two jobs!), how amazing his family is...
    Unhappy29 Unhappy29 26-30 7 Responses Apr 22, 2009

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    Job Interview and Need Some Pointers Please!!!!!

    Hello all....I was hoping to get some tips for a job interview I am having on Monday. It is for a managerial position......a very important step towards that elusive dreamy career path.:D It is only the first step...an initial telephone based interview with competency questions...
    Unhappy29 Unhappy29 26-30 2 Responses Apr 24, 2009

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    Trapped In My Own Personal Nightmare

    I always thought I was going to BE somebody. From the time I was in middle school I was rocketing towards whatever stars I could find. I spent my formative years up until college making excellent grades, devouring books on all subjects, learning to sing, dance, act, paint, and...
    hotelvoodoo hotelvoodoo 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 19, 2013

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    Dead End

    I hate retail. I hate stupid customers. If this is what I have to suffer through for the rest of my life I might as well end it now. I don't even have the energy to apply for jobs anymore. Two years with only one interview in my chosen field. Needless to say it didn't Go well if...
    Daniellekeeping Daniellekeeping 22-25, F Jan 7, 2012

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    We'll if you are not going anywhere you can not

    stop, silly. Take that step in any direction!! Isn't it wonderful to have that choice? (^ν^)
    CaseyLeCuteUn CaseyLeCuteUn 18-21, M Mar 26

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    Not How I Thought It Would Be

    I am 24 years old and the only responsibility I've ever truly had was being a student. But recently that has ended and I feel as though I have no path to follow in life. I had heard all the horror stories about post-grad life and how difficult it would be to make a career for...
    arose004 arose004 22-25 5 Responses Nov 16, 2011

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    I Can't Find My Way

    I went to school because I thought it would solve this problem. I went to Asia because I thought it would solve this problem. I came home because I though it would solve this problem. The truth is, life is very painful. Everyday gets harder and harder. I have no road map...
    LittlePasta LittlePasta 26-30, F 4 Responses Dec 24, 2009

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    I Know How You Feel

    i know what your saying. i have a good story maybe i will tell you some time.
    sebastion06 sebastion06 22-25, M Apr 10, 2011

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    What'S Wrong With Me?

    I don't know what is wrong with me. I feel like a crazy person. I have no self esteem and think I am a horrible person. I also feel like there is no end to the madness of life. I just don't know anymore.
    insanity77 insanity77 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 30, 2013

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    Just Because You Are Pretty Doesn't Mean Your Life Is Great

    My life is pretty much this: wake up/go to school try to learn come home call friends sleep thats it, day after day. my parents supposibly have "big" plans for me, but i dont know what they are. Their friends always just comment on how pretty I looked today, or...
    justaprettyface justaprettyface 16-17 8 Responses Feb 7, 2009

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    Lost

    I thout this site was for helping people figure out ways to fix things in there lifes that they can figure out for them selves if i wanted some hore to call me a winer i would have called my mother so take your site and shove it so far up your ****** and have a great day..
    shawn3 shawn3 26-30 2 Responses May 27, 2008

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    Help Me

    Help me, I'm on this roller-coaster, it's called life, Taking me nowhere, Turning me, Inside out, Upside down, Back to front, I don't know what to do, I want off! I no longer fell this way, things are much better now. I couldn't resist writing when I saw this group.
    lazycrazybasket lazycrazybasket 46-50, M Nov 7, 2011

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