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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

    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    when everything goes downhill this fast, it's hard to stay strong. there's very literally hope left, and I'm at the breaking point. I can't do this anymore. I can't. I've tried. I...
    gummball gummball 18-21, F 2 Responses Feb 9

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    Tomorrow is going to be tough. I'm scared. Terrified. Utterly bare with no armor. When did I lose it? Did I ever have one to begin with? How do explain myself. How do I confess...
    DeijiDaze DeijiDaze 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 5

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    Everything's been going wrong today and yesterday. ******* everything. I'm already depressed and suicidal and anxiety-ridden even before the last couple of days, but now I'm just...
    polyglotparrot polyglotparrot 13-15, F 1 Response Feb 8

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    Ok. So it's been a week since the mani was having an affair with. Told me he got caught ... I am in love. Please don't send me responses if you are going to judge me I am trying...
    sassygirl42 sassygirl42 41-45, F 1 Response a week ago

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    And I hate it. I'm not sure if I'm pissed off, depressed, happy, disgusted... I think I'm alone. Completely alone. I don't know who I am. I have no identity. None. Absolutely no...
    BigBlittleb123 BigBlittleb123 16-17, M 3 Responses Feb 1

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    When other people have problems, I'm the first to help. I enjoy it because the problem is the focus and not me. I do things for others because I don't know how to be myself.
    eludesme eludesme 26-30, M 1 Response Feb 8

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    Like everyone here, I don't know how to flirt, so I kind of use an alternative. Lately I'd been reading about random psychology ****, including body language, and it seemed a bit...
    carmansoul carmansoul 16-17, M 1 Response Feb 15

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    mine was found by a couple friends. we were around 10 or so and out playing in the woods behind my house we were playing army and i got captured trying to seek in to their base...
    ronaldleaper ronaldleaper 51-55, M Feb 13

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    My best friend lives in a different country than I do. Yes, we met in real life, and no, not online. He's been my best friend for nearly two years. He's been going through a...
    disneyalltheway disneyalltheway 18-21, F Feb 1

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    So, three months ago, I was introduced to this guy through a mutual friend. He lives 2600 miles away so we were just supposed to be pen pals but slowly it turned into something...
    krysd85 krysd85 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 4

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    I have an online friend from Europe, while I'm from Asia. We met online at Facebook in 2008 and be friends ever since. We communicate thru Facebook and in 2012, we finally met in...
    Meyun Meyun 26-30, F Feb 17

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    people always say to talk to someone and things will get better. well that hasn't worked for me and won't work for me. All I want is to be loved by someone I can love in return. it...
    jarae jarae 26-30, M 1 Response Jan 29

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    Just tell her that you don't know if you can stop wearing bras. It's been very quiet lately.
    Sharon03 Sharon03 61-65 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Myself. Circumstances. I dont mind changing my ways. I am not one of those who says "If you you dont like the smell in the bakery, then then get out!". Or "Be who you are and say...
    mirkwood86 mirkwood86 26-30, M Feb 14

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    im alone this valentines day and bored so i was texting this guy who is also alone and he stopped responding. hes not even that attractive...cant catch a break on valentines day
    wxvx wxvx 16-17 2 Responses Feb 14

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    We can't do life if we already are life. The simple fact of living makes us life. Life is one giant process.
    ValhallaAwaits ValhallaAwaits 18-21, M 1 Response Feb 17

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    when choosing the method, please remember that: The only thing worse than your current life is your life after a failed suicide. so make sure to select an EFFECTIVE method.
    OxymoronAya OxymoronAya 22-25, F 7 Responses Jan 30

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    I believe life is the biggest RPG game that is out and everyone is paying it. the rewards are real and the consequences could end the game. Everything you do will affect the future...
    kikmekillerkingz kikmekillerkingz 18-21, M Feb 16

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    Life is a game. Everyday we dress like we're having a Competition. We gossip behind each FaCE.. That's a game just play it out
    lorrena19 lorrena19 18-21, F Feb 17

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    I think of it as a game and I shall treat it as a game. Everything seems easier this way. If I have a say in it, it would be like chess, with nearly endless tiles and pieces. The...
    littleowlet littleowlet 13-15, F Feb 17

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    Indeed. And poor people are playing it in hard mode hahaha oh life
    UntamableSilence UntamableSilence 16-17, F 5 Responses Feb 18

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    There are times I bounce back and forth between life and death...I'm never quite sure anymore, and sometimes I wish nobody had tried to help me, so then at least I'd have some sort...
    kingbrizo kingbrizo 18-21 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Ready for it I think. Waiting for everyone to go to sleep.Going to block exhaust pipe to my car, put all the windows up, and take a handful of Trazodone so I go to sleep and never...
    nothingandno1 nothingandno1 26-30, F 2 Responses Feb 1

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    My name is Alessia R. L. Rovigatti, I'm an Italian-Irish French woman from Saint Tropez, twenty years old, and a law student. I am open minded and down to Earth, and pragmatic like...
    Rovigatti Rovigatti 18-21, F 2 Responses Feb 17

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    I slam not going into reasons that's irrelevant I just want to die please help me to kill myself!
    pixie7512 pixie7512 36-40, F 4 Responses 2 days ago

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    I need some quick and relatively painless ideas. No guns though. I have a patient at work that tried with a gun and failed and his life is far worse than it was and he is unable to...
    nothingandno1 nothingandno1 26-30, F 3 Responses Jan 29

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    I have finally accepted who I am. My "good girl" "bad girl" war...is over. I love my life and am happier than ever. I am no longer just one man's possession......I will be with...
    daddyfun95 daddyfun95 18-21, F 11 Responses Jan 31

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    It's Something you find within yourself and life first.
    ForTheFallen ForTheFallen 22-25, M 1 Response Feb 10

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    clutch at the bereaved it's for you chests heave you wore your heart on your sleeve and now held standing gawkers grieve that it is hollow that darkness gulped at your skin you...
    foldedunfolding foldedunfolding 31-35, F 4 Responses Feb 14

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    The most ruining of all elements in life is the far most sought after death.
    onecutebubbles0729 onecutebubbles0729 22-25, F Feb 15

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    When Stephen Hawking's father suggested him to get a permanent home-nurse, he answered that he cannot afford a nurse. His father in a surprising tone asked him, " how come? you're...
    ALaCoit ALaCoit 31-35, F 4 Responses Feb 18

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    Why did I look back in your eyes? I wonder why you were such a mystery to me. That mask you wore seemed genuine and real, no mask, apart of who you are. I imagined reaching out to...
    Xenasdreams Xenasdreams 22-25, F 5 Responses Jan 27

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