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I Sometimes Wonder If It's Even Worth It Anymore

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    All I seem to do is work.

    I've been a software developer for a really long time and the constant stress of the job has taken its toll. When confronted with a stressful situation now my instinct is to simply shutdown and do nothing. I feel like I'm hanging on by the skin of my teeth. If I lose my job I...
    ratchetman1138 ratchetman1138 41-45, M Nov 10, 2014

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    Conclusion Problem

    I dont know if its worth life for me always manages to get screwed up even when it becomes right. Just to let you know my negative self talk is all due to the fact that i have major depression and borderline personality disorder which to me means im just to damn sensitive. But...
    Passionfruit3 Passionfruit3 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 5, 2011

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    "a Life Worth Living".................

    I have a nagging question that has been buzzing through my brain right now that I can't seem to find an argument for.....so I want to see 'who' can knock it for 'what ever reason...Don't be gentle here. If The Husband is working to make a living, shouldn't it be The Wife's role...
    Anto815 Anto815 46-50, F 1 Response Aug 23, 2011

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    Hurt Alone

    I am unravelling again. I felt it coming on, for a few days, and tried to just push it out of my head……and it worked, for awhile. Then I just gave in. What is the point anymore? I am tierd of fighting this. Its like a plague that never goes away. I have been sleeping all...
    hartleybroken hartleybroken 22-25, F 4 Responses Nov 14, 2010

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    I Sometimes Wonder....

    I have been doing some major thinking......I'm in a pickle right now. Struggling with a decision. I know that I need to make one very very soon. He has been talking lots Making all these promises to change. He keeps saying 'What' a blessing our daughter is and he is so very happy...
    Anto815 Anto815 46-50, F 1 Response Aug 23, 2011

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    Especially Lately.

    I've been thinking about everything a lot lately. Nothing seems worth it. It all feels so pointless. Maybe it is. I hate this time in my life right now. I just hate every aspect of myself. I don't know why. I have moments where i feel okay, maybe i'll genuinely laugh but then...
    blackveilbride51 blackveilbride51 16-17, F 2 Responses Apr 2, 2012

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    Sadfate Sadfate 18-21, F 3 Responses Feb 3

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    They Just Tell Me It's A New Day Tomorrow

    Cursing at yourself on what to do next as you've just dropped your packet of pasta, again, while trying to cook and force feed yourself. Nothing seems to go right. The whole evening has just been a nightmare with thoughts flying all over place, suicidal thoughts, how to and when...
    XanthiaJo XanthiaJo 22-25, F Apr 5, 2011

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    Hate My Life

    I have so much trouble motivating myself to do anything. Nothing seems worth the effort. Why can't I get more enjoyment out of life ?
    Snowwhite36 Snowwhite36 46-50, F 1 Response Jun 23, 2010

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    I Can Hardly Explain It.

    Everythings been changing so rapidly all the time. First new people and now being forced into a new place, with even more new people. It feels so overwhelming and depressing at the same time. and it just keeps happening over and over. More and more changes. Each time a new punch...
    lexross96 lexross96 16-17 Jun 20, 2011

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    I Do Sometimes Wonder If Its Even Worth It Anymore...

    I'm currently a 15 year old girl, about a week away from doing her GCSE exams...My sister was clinically depressedmy mother just recently developed Cancer and thankfully recovered okay ish.I'm not the prettiest girl in my class... or my year.. or my whole school, street and town...
    Bronie1471 Bronie1471 13-15 2 Responses May 8, 2011

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    It Is What It Was, Is, And Will Be

    If it never had anymeans, doesn't mean it won't.  If it means nothing now, doesn't mean it didn't.  But if it will never mean anything, then it never shall.  I wonder too much.  I waster to much time thinking about what do things mean.  Well if I can...
    XxJamberxX XxJamberxX 18-21, F Jun 16, 2010

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    Oh Yeah It Is My Friend.

    I have felt this in the past and I felt it just recently and then I look into those big hazel eyes and I say "hell ya it is worth it." 
    fungirlmmm fungirlmmm 41-45, F 1 Response May 5, 2010

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    I Don't See The Point Anymore

    I've always been different, i've always been looked down on and up until recently, no matter how much it hurt to keep going, I still did. But lately, as i'm getting older, I just don't see the point anymore. I don't get any respect from people I know at home, I was bullied all...
    CGFE CGFE 16-17, F 3 Responses Sep 30, 2010

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    But Then

    I hold one of my great grandchildren in a cuddle, and I know that it really is. No matter what else is happening in my life, having them in it too, makes it all worthwhile.
    Serenitree Serenitree 70+, F Oct 15, 2012

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    Life, going throughout thedaysonly to realize I

    have to do a million things just so I won't have others pain me and the eordt part is most of it isn't my fault. So I wonder is it worth it even though the pain continues and I go throughout it alone.
    Unknown1047 Unknown1047 18-21, M Apr 1

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    I was abused as a kid

    and a young adult so really I just want to be loved and no one seems to want to love me so I am forever chasing a dream and in all honesty sometimes makes me think bad thoughts because there must be something in me that's unlovable because no one loves me. I am just not good...
    giggles78758 giggles78758 36-40, F 15 Responses Aug 15, 2014

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    Life

    The pursuit of happiness I wonder if it's worth it anymore.I look for it but all I ever find is ****. I feel like it's not worth pursuing anymore. I feel like just giving up on ever finding love or happiness.Maybe it doesn't exist.
    howsab howsab 31-35, F 2 Responses Jul 5, 2011

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    I Need To Stop Wondering About This!

    I thought i was over and done with this feeling but i guess im no At the beginning of september i tried to committ suicide and nearly succeeded. Cutting myself nearly everyday. I tried to stop cutting and it was going rather well but now i have fallen back into that again and...
    UmbraEyes UmbraEyes 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 15, 2011

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    I'm so sick of life. It's just mentally draining. I'm tired all the time from over thinking and feeling so pointless and useless. I just want to give up :'(
    lilpeanut24 lilpeanut24 18-21, F 6 hrs ago

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    I just read a post from Facebook about his friend's death. Before, I didn't know what it was about when he posted a status saying R.I.P. to my best friend until today, I read his...
    Xemplefied Xemplefied 26-30, M 6 days ago

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    I was in an unhappy marriage, we lost a son 22 years ago and had a daughter straight after. But our marriage took a nose dive, but we managed to live harmoniously for another 14...
    lifesabitchagain lifesabitchagain 61-65, M Mar 27

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    I was in an unhappy marriage, we lost a son 22 years ago and had a daughter straight after. But our marriage took a nose dive, but we managed to live harmoniously for another 14...
    lifesabitchagain lifesabitchagain 61-65, M Mar 27

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    It's how society wants things to be. Remaining stoic and pretending all is good and avoiding 'negativity', that's the why they like it, even if you're not okay. :(
    everyotherusernamewastaken everyotherusernamewastaken 26-30, M 2 Responses Mar 31

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    i prefer to keep my problems to myself rather than burdening others... i get pass it eventually... my friend said I'm her roll model... idk what to think maybe I'm suppose to be...
    mergirl123 mergirl123 18-21, F 3 Responses Mar 31

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    It's like saying 'its okay' to someone who punched me.. while I lay there bleeding...
    LiarOne LiarOne 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 31

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    it's just so much easier to say that you're okay rather than dive into any sadness, anger or helplessness you might be feeling.. truth is lots of people wouldn't want to hear how...
    iamblackvelvet iamblackvelvet 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 7

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    Why does everyone keep asking me if I'm ok?!? Like I don't get it...I'm ok everyone! LOL okaayy maybe I went off the deep end a little...but is there anything actually wrong with...
    ERMAHGERD1 ERMAHGERD1 22-25, F 4 Responses Apr 1

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    I'm having this issue with forcing myself to focus on school, or atleast attend it. I've been in school for four years now, I'm a junior, and only have about two years left to...
    hniki21 hniki21 22-25, F 4 Responses Apr 5

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    Like I said, thank goodness for Fridays!! Im feeling alot better than my last post, and Im just chilling, just taking life one day at a time, and I feel really good, just ready...
    SweetcakesJr SweetcakesJr 13-15, F Mar 27

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    Sometimes I accidentally hit buttons and call people unintentionally, I'm not sure why but I tend to do it quite a bit, and usually at the most inopportune times... (blushing). I...
    NewBeginnings77 NewBeginnings77 31-35, F 3 Responses Apr 1

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    I can feel it's mystical power drawing me closer to it's presence. Perhaps it's because Spring has finally arrived and it's like a fire in my blood. I lay in my bed, quietly gazing...
    sensualbeauty1 sensualbeauty1 46-50, F 3 Responses Apr 3

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    Tho I keep harping on my BIG CHANGE, I just have to share again! I regained... well thats not quite right, I have a whole new connection to my spirit. Like never before. I see...
    SonOfTheMonkeysUncle SonOfTheMonkeysUncle 31-35, M Apr 7

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    Love is not a feeling, until you do loving acts for someone, then you FEEL love, not before then. It's not the other way around. I dare (or challenge if you don't do dares) anyone...
    hosedsailorboy hosedsailorboy 41-45, M 3 Responses Apr 8

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    So I have been single for about four months now and it's been a great four months actually. A background of my past relationship: I met this guy my junior year of high school, his...
    Haywee123 Haywee123 22-25, F Apr 6

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    Im gay who's not into a relationship eversince. i really wanted to feel that kind of feeling to be with someone you love. i got bored and lonely so i decided to go to mall. when i...
    kiminion14 kiminion14 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 26

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    It's Friday and I don't have school today
    sexypantywetter13 sexypantywetter13 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 27

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    Wow it's Friday thank god sleep lol
    thatgirluknow321 thatgirluknow321 13-15, F 3 Responses Mar 27

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    Ever since I was really young the idea of gaining weight had excited me. I don't know why and I know it's weird which Is why I keep it to myself. Over the past couple of months I...
    stuffmybelly69 stuffmybelly69 18-21, F 6 Responses Apr 2

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    i have no one to talk to and it's real hard
    rossam rossam 61-65 5 Responses Apr 5

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    I hold onto people when I walk because I fall for no reason at all . I was standing in the hall, leaning against the wall . Someone walked up and opened the door in front of me...
    Alylovespuppies Alylovespuppies 18-21, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    it's Friday night and I'm broke
    AiymaSnikies AiymaSnikies 22-25, F 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    My relationship with my fiance is healthy and all, I just think lately we are lacking some serious communication skills.I don't knw how to confront him about certain things without...
    AlicebeneyisSilvereyes AlicebeneyisSilvereyes 16-17, F Mar 22

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