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

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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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    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 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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    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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    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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    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 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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^)
    xOhkaySea xOhkaySea 18-21, M Mar 26

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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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    I am already 22 and still in college. Actually, I am now a sophomore however, 5 years ago, I was also a sophomore in college and up to now, I still haven't graduated. So what...
    trappedinmy trappedinmy 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    I try very hard to stay positive with everything that's goes on in my life, however I don't seem to be able to keep it up for long. Life seems to be able to jump up and kick me in...
    Lightandshadows Lightandshadows 31-35, M 1 Response Sep 7

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    I think this experience thread is a little one sided and hypocritical. Firstly, every person has a limit of stress and pain that they can handle, which to them when pushed beyond...
    AnonR AnonR 70+, T 1 Response Sep 1

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    My partner of 4 years broke up with me a week ago. We were planning to be married next year. We are originally from India but currently live in the US. When I first met him, I was...
    mkist mkist 22-25, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    For as long as I've known myself I've always been closed off. My mother raised me in a closed off world where school was the farthest I could go into the outside world. I was never...
    FriscoWolf FriscoWolf 18-21, M Sep 1

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    The bible tells us "not to throw our pearls before swine" Do not take the things that are precious to you and allow others to trample them under foot. Test the waters first. You...
    Myalee Myalee 41-45, F 5 days ago

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    I don't know if I should answer him "yes", because I don't know which is which, is it because I love him or pity him? I don't even know what should I feel about him right now...
    Misaki7590 Misaki7590 16-17, F Aug 22

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    I never learned how. This summer on vacation my kids tried to show me how to swim. It almost worked but it was embarrassing being an adult trying to figure out how to swim in an...
    SashaAmazon SashaAmazon 31-35, F 1 day ago

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    I really don't know how to talk to girls. I can't seem to figure them out. I be myself and try to have normal conversations with them but they never seem to be interested. I never...
    Justadarkhole Justadarkhole 18-21, M 1 Response Aug 26

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    I don't know how to flirt. Nor even do I want to Say what you mean, mean what you say is how I like to live.
    dontcareforlabels dontcareforlabels 41-45, M 1 Response Aug 30

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    I know that probably sounds absurd. I'm not sure why, and I have taken notice to it, but do not know how to change the way I address them! Maybe it's social anxiety/awkwardness...
    JaidIsAWildflower JaidIsAWildflower 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 6

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    i know this may sound dumb to some people but i would really like to be a werewolf if any one can help me my email address is jephlinebernard@yahoo.com if you are a werewolf and...
    julie0616 julie0616 16-17, F 5 days ago

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    I really don't know how to flirt and reciprocate to flirt. any one good in that?
    Saarikaa Saarikaa 36-40, F 20 Responses Aug 26

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    108 ibs, 5.3 feet. I don't really know how I feel about that.
    ColourfulDreams ColourfulDreams 13-15, F 3 Responses Aug 27

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    The guy doesn't need to know how to kiss. I will teach haha <3 As I've got told that I'm the best kisser. :)
    dropdeadwilma dropdeadwilma 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 29

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    I want one and need one but don't know how to ask plz help
    livelovehopefree livelovehopefree 13-15, F 2 Responses Sep 5

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    Yes I've been complemented. I've been called pretty the occasional cute, I've even been told I'm perfect (witch I don't believe) but even tho I get compliments I never know how to...
    internetrodo internetrodo 13-15, F 1 Response Sep 7

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    Growing up to the age of about six i had a normal, mischievous life like most kids until the death of my father. He died at the age of 32 from a heart attack, well so im told by...
    AnonGuy2 AnonGuy2 18-21, M Aug 24

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    The four most sought after things in the world are s-e-x and love, good health, and money.  It seems that life is significantly less satisfying without a supply of these four...
    ShiningSon ShiningSon 41-45 Aug 24

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    http://www.blogthings.com/howshouldyouseetheworldquiz/ You Should Go by Car In some ways, you are not very adventurous when compared to other travelers. However, you still seem...
    mother1983 mother1983 26-30, F Sep 4

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    i cant take it any more, i am stuck in this routine, i am so addicted to internet, and i really need to change my life. i am going crazy , all i do all day is sit around and...
    furmal furmal 26-30, F 3 Responses Sep 12

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    It keeps you up at night, it stops you eating, it makes you a different person and can change your life; that's the fun of love.
    xSundip xSundip 18-21, M 1 Response Sep 6

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    “I have come to accept the feeling of not knowing where I am going. And I have trained myself to love it. Because it is only when we are suspended in mid-air with no landing in...
    nealbrute nealbrute 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 20

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    I want to help people but its hard. I can barely help myself. I have so many issues too. When I go to get some "me" time I end up leaving my friends to suffer alone. I feel so bad...
    ponycupcake ponycupcake 18-21, F 6 Responses Aug 22

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    Lets get straight to the point, Im not the most outgoing, social person dare I say antisocial. I recently started at a new school I don't know anyone or anything and I have made...
    CassieWithAnO CassieWithAnO 13-15, F 1 day ago

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    I just got fired. They had budget cuts and got rid of my position. There's other stuff going on in my life making it so I don't have a lot of self esteem or confidence. The only...
    SilentRider SilentRider 18-21, F 3 Responses Aug 29

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    Everytime someone flirts with me I'm flattered and all and I want to flirt back but something in me panics and I stop responding and I don't know I feel like it makes me look...
    MossPrincess MossPrincess 13-15, F Sep 11

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    I think my girlfriend likes to seduce her dad. He compliments her allot. She wears no bra when we are going to be around him and really short skirts or shorts with no panties on...
    MrSecretGuy MrSecretGuy 31-35, M Aug 22

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    I'll see a chick, walk up to here after my knees stop shaking from nervousness, and then stare at her with a stupid or funny face. She and her friends either laugh, look disgusted...
    LeonardFinch LeonardFinch 16-17, M 1 Response Aug 24

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    My son was three, and had been diagnosed as a "non functional autistic". Mommy got busted for possession and trafficking, so Child Services called Daddy and said, "Come pick up...
    Neutronsynapse Neutronsynapse 46-50, M 3 Responses Aug 28

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    Last I checked ( I'm losing weight every day and I can't stop it.) 94.4
    MatildaBlack MatildaBlack 13-15, F 2 Responses Aug 31

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    http://www.blogthings.com/howopentoexperiencesareyouquiz/ You Are Somewhat Open to Experiences You like to mix it up every now and then. You crave variety in your life. You tend...
    mother1983 mother1983 26-30, F Sep 4

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    For all of you fighting this, I'm one of you, I write a blog, on how I fight my everyday life.. How I cope with being a full time student and at the same time fighting depression...
    Lily449 Lily449 18-21, F a week ago

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