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

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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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    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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    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 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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    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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    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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    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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    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^)
    Mewkittyx3 Mewkittyx3 18-21, M Mar 26

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Ever since this girl first walked into our school for the first time, I couldn't take my eyes off her, and I know I probably wasn't the only one gazing at her beauty. Through my...
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    I never really learned how, and the things I learned how to cook, people criticized. It wasn't just one person, but on different days various occasions, no matter who I cooked for...
    ChancellorLevi ChancellorLevi 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 26

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    Having not spoken in person in 6 weeks, and not electronically in 4 weeks, I suppose it should not produce much of a reaction that my ex-ish-girlfriend did not contact me to say...
    HumanKnownAsVictor HumanKnownAsVictor 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 22

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    I used to have dreams, and I wanted to be somebody, somebody that matters, somebody that my parents could be proud of, that I could be proud of. At this moment, a moment in...
    moonland moonland 26-30, F Mar 24

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    13, Seventh Grade. I'm quiet, shy, and anti-social. But I can't really say I'm depressed. Life is just so boring, my grades are slipping, and my friends act like I don't exist. I...
    SkaterGirlForever12 SkaterGirlForever12 13-15, F 2 Responses 11 hrs ago

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    My boyfriend and I ha e been together for 2 yeara now and ever aonce weve been together iI realize how much we changed.. I realized especialy how much he changed. He acts really...
    l0velygirrl l0velygirrl 18-21, F Mar 22

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    I don't know how to be this great daughter I imagine you want. I don't know how to be the straight A student. I don't know how to be what society wants me to be. I don't know how...
    EmoSakurachan EmoSakurachan 16-17, F 2 Responses Apr 1

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    Listen, I have 15 days of holidays I want to take advantage of it to the chore! well, I listed all the activities I want to do but I don't know how to organize them! -well, I...
    00Wieme00 00Wieme00 16-17, F Mar 22

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    I really never loved or know how to. I never fell in love .
    REALWORDS823 REALWORDS823 16-17, F Mar 23

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    Ok so basicly i have been on my own pretty much for 5 years no supporrt no friends no family. I wonder if this has anything to do with the problem i have now. I cant seem to...
    pinkglitteress pinkglitteress 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 24

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    I've been having a wonderful week with my love :) Anyone who's read my posts knows how much I've been struggling to connect with him, and this has just been a great week for us...
    kinders92 kinders92 18-21, F Apr 2

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    I'm so shy and I hate it so much! It's seriously the most annoying thing in the world, that you can't think of anything to say to people you just meet. Like, I can talk to people...
    XdropintheoceanX XdropintheoceanX 13-15, F Apr 3

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    Well first off, I should start by saying that I am gay, or lesbian if you prefer. Therefore, it makes it hard for me to flirt, because I never know if other girls are that way...
    G4ll1fr3y G4ll1fr3y 18-21, F Apr 6

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    This is a question for the girls out there. I'm a guy that had his share of relationships. I've said the word"love" many of times to my ex's ,but Idk I didn't mean it. I want to...
    imhereforyou18 imhereforyou18 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 9

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    I can't seem, to take compliments very well. I'd be in denial, and I usually don't know how to react. But when someone says 'hey you're really pretty' and I say I don't people be...
    sftlr sftlr 16-17, F 2 Responses Apr 11

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    I don't even know how to start a conversation with someone. So I don't make friends easily or they think I'm weird by me saying "hi hru" Any help please?
    Loverboy2412 Loverboy2412 18-21, M Apr 11

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    Women have told me this. Apparently I 'keep everything in' and never tell them what I really think. I don't know how to, that might explain why. It's a bad thing and I should let...
    Ryanholmes20375 Ryanholmes20375 18-21, M 2 Responses Apr 11

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    Looking back I've realized several girls had flirted with me before I've just never noticed at the moment when they were doing. If I was aware of it I really wouldn't know how to...
    Ifixedtheclock Ifixedtheclock 16-17, M Apr 11

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    lol i honestly don't know how to flirt..like how do people do it so easily? if i try i probably end up being more of a cheesy *** person
    lexik123 lexik123 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 12

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    I feel like this all the time, just waiting around hoping one day something will happen out of my life, I'm wanting to go in army hopefully by next year I will be in there making...
    charbarx charbarx 18-21, F Mar 31

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    I hate the fact that my parents don't truly understand/accept where I want to go and be in life. It's holding me back from becoming who I want to be.
    unapologeticexpression unapologeticexpression 13-15, F Mar 31

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    This is a question I want answered especially by a guy!! I am or I was dating this guy. Now I'm getting the silent treatment for the 2nd time! First time he ignored me for 10 days...
    gymgirl71 gymgirl71 36-40, F 1 Response Mar 22

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    So, I'm in the friend zone. . Trying to claw my way out of quick sand. Wishing for a branch to cling to, I wonder how to endure preferably avoid being heartbroken. Escaping the...
    OneHowlToTheMoon OneHowlToTheMoon 22-25, M Apr 12

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    Mike is gone. It hurts to breathe. He was one of the few I could tell anything to. He accepted me for me. I loved him, he was a protector, someone who could make me laugh so...
    AlyAngel AlyAngel 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 3

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    We as a society we should learn what it is like for those with long term illnesses and a disability and not discriminate against them.. As they are looked upon as been a a problem...
    Louisek81 Louisek81 31-35, F 3 Responses Apr 10

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    My loved goat, 12 years of age (one of three) passed away last night. Her twin is so confused, she had a sniff, and their half sister who lost her twin 3 years ago won't go near...
    LindaNKVermey LindaNKVermey 41-45, F 12 hrs ago

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    A sequence of unlucky events. A very, very long sequence. Years, actually. Of nothing but well-intentioned bad decisions, worse conseqences, and decisions which were at least...
    clearandbrightandclean clearandbrightandclean 22-25 Mar 29

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    I'm SO embarrassed. So what happened was that I won intern of the month. I am not one to be center of attention, so when they called my name, I literally said, "F--K." I didn't...
    BlueIce612 BlueIce612 16-17, F 3 Responses Apr 3

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    Every time I bottle it in, I explode. Why do things keep happening to us? Everything was going good. Now it's going downhill.. why? I have so much health issues now that I don't...
    chikoritatard chikoritatard 16-17, F Mar 22

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    I always smile and say "thank you", because at least that way, it stops quicker.
    Akurou Akurou 31-35, F Mar 22

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    I'm me.That's it.No flashbacks nor exaggerated stories,just little o'l me.I laugh because i find it funny.I smile because I'm happy.I frown when I'm upset.I cry when I can't take...
    reading27 reading27 16-17, F 2 Responses Mar 24

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    My friends asked me this once. Them: "How far would you go for love?" Me: "I'd go to the edge of the Earth." Them: "You do know the Earth is round, right?" Me: "Then I guess I'd...
    DanBurnett DanBurnett 16-17, M 2 Responses Mar 27

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    How can it be when I can't see, The man who means so much to me!! The thrill I get when he answers my post Warms my heart like golden toast!! I don't know what he looks like, Or...
    Sandyshaw13 Sandyshaw13 36-40, F 2 Responses Apr 4

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    Love is when you can't stop looking at him even if you know he will never look back.
    dramacloset dramacloset 22-25, F Apr 5

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    I'm actually curious on how you guys did it. I have been wearing some pampers dry size 6 for a while and only going in them when I need to go to the bathroom. I just take one to...
    AlexBabyBoy AlexBabyBoy 16-17, M Apr 5

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    First I would out grow my cloths, then get to fat for a 3-4 perspon couch for my big but to fit in, next compleatly fill a room floor to celing with my soft flesh, next my flab...
    katanaorcia katanaorcia 22-25, M 2 Responses Apr 10

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    I was in the day surgery unit of our hospital this week for a small procedure. There was a very nervous fellow sitting next to me in the waiting room who's face turned beet red...
    emmasbackporch emmasbackporch 46-50, F 5 Responses 2 days ago

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