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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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    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 26-30, F 1 Response Sep 19, 2013

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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, 2014

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    Yup, I have about 1000 groups I have created here on EP. You are welcome, EPeeps :) It was fun. At one point, we even had our "creator of group" status marked next to a group...
    NyxInvictus NyxInvictus 41-45 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    Your Mind is Purple Of all the mind types, yours is the most idealistic. You tend to think wild, amazing thoughts. Your dreams and fantasies are intense. Your thoughts are...
    CravenMoorhead CravenMoorhead 26-30, M 1 Response 18 hrs ago

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    If you are looking for an opportunity to help others get healthy while doing the same for yourself then this is the oppurtunity for you. You will not "get rick quick". You have to...
    Mnicole88 Mnicole88 22-25 1 day ago

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    "Your words are always so soothing." She says... Ahh, my dear, if only you knew. No, no, not my words, not always, but yes... I understand the sentiment... And I accept the...
    AdoraGel AdoraGel 31-35, F 1 day ago

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    The fact that I am twenty-two and seeing all my friends graduated college this year without me really put things into perspective. Being the penniless punching bag that I am, I...
    theMETAmonologue theMETAmonologue 22-25, F 1 day ago

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    I took the test on Buzzfeed based on my food preferences. They calculated 9 partners in my lifetime. ...... If they only really knew. :-D
    canelabunz canelabunz 56-60, F 2 days ago

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    Resisting him is ready. I'm a very important guy because I know how to resist him. If he's in your mind insult him and fight back. Don't be a proxy and just forget it. If your...
    VolenoieFoote VolenoieFoote 31-35, M 3 days ago

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    Growing up I didn't have very good learning experiences socially. My parents didn't have friends and we didn't really spend time with family so I was pretty isolated. Both my...
    LaGentilleDame LaGentilleDame 31-35, F 3 days ago

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    I happen to see a guy I use to work with. We started talking about everything, nothing special. Then he asked me about one of my old friends. You see I had asked her out and she...
    solojo solojo 31-35, M 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    300 pounds. I weigh 300 pounds. I'm still in awe of how huge I've gotten, but I love every inch and pound.
    gettingsofat gettingsofat 18-21, M 4 days ago

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    Sometimes I am not sure what to say back to you. So I just go along with whatever you say bc I don't want to disappoint you. I aim to please, even if I don't 100% agree.
    SammyPoo91 SammyPoo91 22-25, F 4 days ago

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    I I'm who I I'm and I won't apologize for it no matter how crazy other's feel I I'm.I don't pick or choice who I fall in love with it just happens by it's self,I'm not perfect I...
    skykidx1 skykidx1 22-25, M 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    I have met so many shallow minded guy. No one gives a **** about how nice and kind a girl can be.
    Zxara Zxara 18-21, F 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    I've been getting my things together to do this for a while and am finally ready. I applied for my firearms license and had been planning to do it that way, but I now have the...
    inaraserra inaraserra 31-35, F 6 Responses a week ago

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    Love extracts a large amount of energy from your health, mental status, and daily life. The two separate waves of energy extracted from two humans meet to bind covalently...
    khamooshi khamooshi 26-30, M Jul 23

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    Being hurt is just a part of life i guess.. But you could choose to ignore and have it on you for a while, or you could face it and it will go eventually
    DoorMattress DoorMattress 13-15, M 1 Response Jul 23

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    I always compliment others, but whenever they compliment me I just feel weird and think about how exaggerated they sound so I sometimes awkwardly say thanks to end it all ??
    Theworldandme Theworldandme 16-17, F Jul 22

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    I had this convo yesterday in my car and I didnt realize what was happening. The guy: How come I never see you? Me: its probably because I'm the invisible one in my family. A lot...
    TheNewBatman TheNewBatman 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 22

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    I have no idea how to flirt, and I can't recognize it for the life of me. I hope my future girl understands that.
    stewartgreen stewartgreen 18-21, M 1 Response Jul 21

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    What I consider or think; is a conversation, is flirting... Life is so weird.
    deademotion11 deademotion11 22-25, M 1 Response Jul 21

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    I really have no clue how to flirt as I don't feel I am attractive and think if I flirt people might think I have a swell head and not want to flirt with me back I also don't...
    susangoga susangoga 31-35, F 4 Responses Jul 21

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    I feel like something g should be happening my best friend almost died two months ago in a skiing accident and everyone was crying but I didn't feel like it would drastically...
    nannalovet113 nannalovet113 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 21

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    My cousin found out I was extremely ticklish a while ago. She was laying next to me once and she kept moving and every time she moved her legs or feet would rub against my ribs and...
    sara6734 sara6734 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 20

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    As an autism sufferer. One of my biggest battles is expressing how I feel and not standing up for what I want and believe in. Throughout years of being sheltered and bulled because...
    WokenandOpen WokenandOpen 31-35, M 1 Response Jul 20

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    I don't always phrase it as well as I'd like, often whatever I have to say sounds better in my head, but when it comes to verbalising or typing it, it's not always quite as I...
    usernameinneed usernameinneed 26-30, M Jul 19

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    To me this means that I am scared to speak up for myself. Like for a example when you like a guy/girl well for me it's really hard to tell a guy how I feel I mean I can talk to him...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jul 19

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    Sonder: The realization that each passerby has a life as vivid and complex as your own. Opia: The ambiguous intensity of Looking someone in the eye, which can feel simultaneously...
    Ruinsky Ruinsky 16-17, M Jul 19

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    there's alot of situations that i dont know how to feel about it
    ZuckerOaksPilgrim ZuckerOaksPilgrim 18-21, M Jul 18