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I Really Need to Get My Life Together

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 473 People

    Trying Counts For Something, Right?

    I'm young. A little too young to be obsessively worrying about my life being a waste, but that doesn't stop me. I'm already behind. Eighteen years old, dropped out of school at fourteen, got fired from my job twice and haven't had one since, can't drive, don't have any real...
    JigsawLo JigsawLo 22-25, F 4 Responses Dec 4, 2009

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    From College Star To Welfare Line

    So i was basically in the path to sucess i was 17 fresh out of high school already i had my college plans and no boyfriend perfect because i am a party animal i love to party have fun an just be me. Welll wrong i met someone and they changed me at first i didnt want to be with...
    Beautifulvision Beautifulvision 22-25 1 Response Dec 23, 2011

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    Only Going Backwards

    I feel as though I keep going backwards in my life. I struggled to get into university and the course that I've wanted to do my whole life, and now I'm wasting the opportunity that was given to me. I failed my first assignment and did not even hand in one of them. I seem to...
    notanotherrant notanotherrant 18-21 1 Response Apr 10, 2013

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    I tried to get my life on track

    and I did. Me and my boyfriend of 3 years have been living in a small apartment for a year now. Worst mistake of my life. I love my boyfriend but things have gotten rocky and now after this experience I find myself questioning why I love him. We moved in and it was perfect I was...
    kristinanichole93 kristinanichole93 22-25, F 3 Responses Jan 17, 2014

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    Lifes In The Gutter

    My life is going wrong right now. My car is broken and I won't be able to get another for 2 months, that means no job, no income, no transportation to hang with friends, no social life and especially discouraging no church. None of my friends who go to church live here anymore...
    LifeAintEasy LifeAintEasy 18-21, M 1 Response Jan 29, 2010

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    Getting Back To Me...

    I have been married for 15 yrs and am separating and filing a divorce from my husband. Been in a marriage where he was ok that I was no longer in love with for more than half of our marriage. No I wasn't seeing anyone, just I felt like we weren't growing in the same direction...
    sesophie2011 sesophie2011 36-40 Jun 19, 2012

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    I really do but I don't know

    where to begin. It's stressful just to think about it
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jun 24, 2015

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    No One Seems to Understand How I Feel

    I'm really new at this type of thing I've never joined any website like this and actually spoke about my life. But, I was thinking maybe someone out there feels some what of how I am feeling or what I'm going through. I'm 27 years old and currently suffering from depression, and...
    Turtlelover2 Turtlelover2 26-30, F 4 Responses Jan 3, 2008

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    Depression

    I need help. I sought help but the cost, I can't afford. I have no insurance. Everyday I fear I'll lose my job. I make too many mistakes. I really want to be an artist. I haven't made art in years. I always have to budget. This week I jus got a seatbelt ticket and a $1k plus...
    Lllli Lllli 22-25, F 2 Responses Oct 6, 2012

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    I REALLY need to get more organized!

    In college, I plan on keeping myself busy with as many things I can without crashing from being so busy. I wanna do this cause I know what it's like to not have any plans to do anything and not have anything fun to do. To go to school and to feel like I have no real friends...
    drama16queen1997 drama16queen1997 18-21 1 Response Apr 12, 2015

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    well my mom told mee tha she regret having mee

    nd stuff nd it really hurted mee alot mee nd my mom we r not the best family but we hav our ups nd downs but she went to far I think but I always scream tha I hate her nd stuff but I think its time for mee to get my life together I do bad at skool I disrespect my mom nd my...
    TayjaPhillips TayjaPhillips 22-25, F 1 Response Dec 8, 2013

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    Bullshit

    Im 21 years old i have a powerfull drug.addiction that continues to grow,i uave the.love of my life whis family tries to tear us apart im bipolar social diorder schizophrinia and adhd i have bad promblems and habe done horrible tgings i need help
    lilricky69 lilricky69 22-25 1 Response Jul 26, 2013

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    Lost && Cant Be Found!!

    Im 23 I suffer from depression && have a.drug issue. I have no income && 4 child which wit no income its hard. Alrite now im stayin with my sister. But I have no support from family or friends. I have also been ina abuseive && more realationship! I jus dk wat2do. Ik the steps but...
    teem2007 teem2007 22-25, F 1 Response Dec 7, 2012

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    Revolving Door

    Hi, my life is one long toil of getting a door slammed in my face that I now think its a revolving one. I'm a single mom, juggling my teaching career with further study and I can't find a quality man. I feel life is passing me by, I take one step forward and three steps back, I...
    Chickybonbon Chickybonbon 36-40 Aug 20, 2012

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    Feels Like Im Lost And A Loner.

    Im 23 years old i have 2 adorable childrens that i love dearly. Im not happy with my life. It feels like i haven't accomplished anything in my life for them and Im in a relationship that has turned for the worst. I want better things in life. I've been struggling half of my life...
    blackbeauty88 blackbeauty88 22-25 May 15, 2012

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    I need to get my **** together

    before it's too late. I used to be sorta happy back in the day, but now I'm always depressed and use drugs and alcohol to cure my issues. Alcohol mainly. Whenever I'm going through bad times and get depressed picking up a bottle seems like the only solution. I know it sound's...
    Amberrjade27 Amberrjade27 22-25, F 4 Responses Jul 27, 2015

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    I Dont Know Where To Start....

    I am a few weeks away from 30. I have a 5 year old child. I have been evicted with all my belongings in storage. I got fired. I have been arrested for something I didn't do (a petty crime) that I am dealing with as we speak. I have no money. No where to turn. No one to speak to...
    Cafeaurain Cafeaurain 26-30 1 Response May 22, 2012

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    Somebody Help Me

    I'm a single mother of 5 but I only have 4 living with me I have no real friends and trying to get help taking care of my kids I have my CNA can't find a good job to help me take care of them I need legal help to get my oldest child back and really get my life back I stay in my...
    livingneedhelp livingneedhelp 26-30, F 2 Responses Feb 22, 2013

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    Life Has To Get Better...

    I just turned 25 years old last month, and I feel that even though I'm young, I'm so far behind in my life's accomplishments. I have been living with relatives for the last 9 years, and I need my own place. I've always held a steady job, but as of a few months ago, I was forced...
    mariejai mariejai 22-25 1 Response Nov 25, 2011

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    And it starts now. I'm going to start by

    weening myself off of this website. Hopefully that will free up some time for me to pursue other ventures. I've been using this place as a crutch for years now, and that's a lot of lost time I won't be getting back. I need to move forward. My personal life is pretty stagnant...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Jan 14

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    The other day I went to the Dollar Store with

    my dad and while I was shopping I noticed one of my friends was there so I went over to talk to him and he sounded like he had his life together. He has a job a girlfriend and and he's also doing what he loves and everybody supports him. Which made me realize that I have nothing...
    Mercalyz Mercalyz 18-21, M 2 Responses Dec 23, 2015

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    Not Going Anywhere

    Quite soon, I'm going to be turning 27 and I can honestly say that I feel I have accomplished absolutely nothing in my life. I feel stuck. And that thought seems pops into my head more and more often now. I'm going through a very rough breakup right now and it only seems to be...
    KeepSmiling429 KeepSmiling429 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 21, 2013

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    Im Trying My Best To Be A Good Honest Man

    Hello all, i am 30 and my life is in shambles. I am overcoming addiction to booze and drugs ( even the soft ones). I have a beautiful, loving women that has stayed with me through all of it. we have been together for 11 years now and all i want in the world is her!!!! I find it...
    Lukasdesrochers Lukasdesrochers 26-30, M 2 Responses Sep 29, 2011

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    Chaos

    Right now my living space is in total chaos. i need inspiration on how to get myself sorted and de clutter my life. I feel angry all the time and that's just not me normally. I know it's because everything is out of sync around me and I am struggling to get on top.s in my living...
    balrath balrath 46-50, F 4 Responses Jun 3, 2010

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    Just Don't Know What To Do

    So my life has been going through too many changes for me to even keep up with. I graduated college in May of 2010. At the time of my graduation, I had been dating my girlfriend for about 8 months. We decided to look for jobs in Philadelphia so we could be together. I spent...
    MarshallBurlington MarshallBurlington 22-25 2 Responses Dec 6, 2010

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    My life is real **** right now

    and I need to get my life straightened up. I can't seem to get my life together mostly because I don't have the will power to do it. It makes me really angry that I can't seem to get my life how I want it. Right now I'm trying to get better, both physically and mentally because...
    ZosoJimmyPage ZosoJimmyPage 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 26, 2015

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    Mom = My Roommate

    Im 26 and have borderline personality disorder. I have terrible fears of being left alone and being abandoned. I tried living in my own apartment when I was 20, but the self medicating got out of control, so I moved back home after 6 months. A failed suicide attempt last August...
    tmarker86 tmarker86 26-30, F 2 Responses Dec 2, 2012

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    I left my wife because I couldn't cope with her need to control every aspect of my life... We argued constantly about pointless and trivial issues and with a baby on the way, I...
    TheDevilsSon666 TheDevilsSon666 46-50, M 4 Responses 1 day ago

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    Today is the day..I reckon..I really need someone genuine here to talk to...It feels bad..when your friends are not there and your life is empty without them..You try to do all...
    AjLovesMusic AjLovesMusic 26-30, M 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    Sarah has some real weight insecurity so tell her she's cute and could gain weight cuz she's to skinny
    SarahBlondiePits SarahBlondiePits 13-15, F 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    I need a work out buddy or trainer in my life tbh .
    idontknowausername00 idontknowausername00 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    I honestly just wish I had a person who I could talk to consistently.
    karliexx karliexx 13-15, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    I need a friend who I could go for coffee with, watch a movie go for walk.. Etc
    Mystic2202 Mystic2202 22-25, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    My boyfriend is skinnier than I am! And I can't help but think... If I was skinnier would the sex be better?
    Pelennor Pelennor 18-21, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    I'm 5'5 and 220lbs... I remember when I was just 170lbs. I know 170lbs may seem like a lot, but compared to now it was like heaven. I need some motivation to eat less and workout...
    Pelennor Pelennor 18-21, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    What I'd give for a really big one right now.... :,(
    LittleMissCandy LittleMissCandy 16-17, F 4 Responses 2 days ago

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    I need a friend..anyone? :( i'm 18 F
    ally08 ally08 18-21, F 6 Responses 3 days ago

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    I met a guy at a bar,little did i know he was a musician and had such an amazing life.He was really handsome and i dont know why he would want to see me. I have a pretty face but...
    findingtruth828 findingtruth828 18-21, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    sooo lonelyyyy!! whyy? i cant do this anymoreee
    mysticroach mysticroach 22-25, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I need a trustworthy best friend who won't lie or hurt me. I need someone to be there for me when I'm not okay and understand everything that's going on in my life. I'm tired of...
    xmichaelax xmichaelax 16-17, F 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    I broke up with my boyfriend in December last year. But there's this guy in my economics class who resembles him so much and every time I look at him I'm reminded of everything...
    charicealpaca charicealpaca 18-21, F 6 days ago

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