I Struggle With Life

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    life is really tough

    for me right now. dont really want to be here any more. fed up with exsisting and dealing with ****, nothing goes right so there is no purpose to being here
    evolution2012 evolution2012
    31-35, M
    1 Response Aug 26, 2015

    Basically, I grow up,

    work until I can't work anymore, pay bills, and then die. Is that seriously it? Cause I want out
    DiamondAuthority DiamondAuthority
    18-21, F
    5 Responses Oct 20, 2015

    Its not a bad life I just struggle with wanting

    to be a part of it most days. I don't have a debilitating disease, I am not homeless nor in jail or prison, I have family and friends that love me, I am not a hideous monster, I am not addicted to drugs or alcohol, I have a college degree, I have three wonderful grandchildren, I...
    mljenkins mljenkins
    41-45, F
    2 Responses Dec 29, 2015

    Night falls, with gravity.

    The earth turns, from sanity. Taking my only friend I know, he leaves a lot, his name is Hope. I wish I can sleep my sadness away.
    ingenuee ingenuee
    26-30, F
    1 Response Dec 12, 2015

    Its Meaningless

    and it's total Bull$hit. Life is someones version of a sick joke . you live then you die.... what about the hard work? what about all the **** you've had to go through , whats it all for... its for nothing in the end. the end is worth fricken nothing . happiness doesnt last very...
    luvdrunk luvdrunk
    26-30, F
    13 Responses Jun 26, 2011

    I seem to drive people away,

    I've been told also that I'm closed off, emotionally and generally just closed off. I don't see it though, this makes me feel like I'm not normal, like there's something wrong with me, all my life I feel like I can't fit in. My friend could easily make friends and keep them, I'm...
    Experiencezzzz Experiencezzzz
    22-25, M
    Apr 23, 2015


    I don't know how to change the way I am. I guess you can only be the person you are. I dream constantly about being another person. I don't want to be me. The hurting, the pain. Afraid of the world and other people. It i so painful I would rather die. But I have to live and I don...
    AmZiCo AmZiCo
    22-25, F
    3 Responses Aug 5, 2011

    Even though I have gotten used to living with a

    disability, I struggle occasionally. It's difficult to get the will power to go out and do stuff, also just around the house. I suffer from a bit of social anxiety. But I pushed myself not only for me but for my family. I think I am not doing bad taking my circumstances in...
    deleted deleted
    Jul 11, 2015

    They say we can be who ever we want,

    but once I act like myself I'm questioned by every guy that knows me, they assume they see the true me but in reality I'm just trying to make myself stronger everyday in their eyes, but more passionate in my eyes
    un0rdinary un0rdinary
    18-21, M
    Jun 26, 2014

    I'M Still Trying To Find My Place

    I'm a bit disappointed that I haven't found it yet. I've been looking for quite some time and I've also tried not looking. Neither help much. I've always been envious of my boyfriend's charisma and quick friend making skills. People are drawn to him naturally and he doesn't...
    In4Terror4she4spoke In4Terror4she4spoke
    26-30, F
    May 26, 2013

    I have been home from college

    for about a month now and all I want is to go back. I was hoping coming home would make my sadness better. i thought being back with my family would make it a little easier to bare, make me a tad bit happier. Oh, i was so wrong. It is so much worse now. I just want to cry so...
    LittleMsGreenEyes LittleMsGreenEyes
    18-21, F
    Jan 24, 2016

    Oh yeah! Can't recall

    when it was bed of roses. -_-
    tolerantmongoose tolerantmongoose
    46-50, T
    1 Response Dec 18, 2015

    Life Is A Struggle, Accept It.....

    Just Stumbled over this Video.....Dedicated to this group....Life is a Struggle, Life is a Journey, Accept it.Happy Journey to all of Us.
    karmameter karmameter
    41-45, M
    1 Response Sep 7, 2013

    Struggling with Mistaken Judgement.

    One of my Close Friends was down after a really hard work at JOB due to a stupid judgement of the BOSS. It reminded me of my Days of Employment, similar Passion similar Experience.... Worst is at work, When I DONT MAKE MISTAKES (and someone else does) YET SOME MORON SENIORS...
    karmameter karmameter
    41-45, M
    Dec 7, 2013

    Yes, It's True!

    I know it may seem like my life is nothing but rainbows, stars, and clovers... wait... that's Lucky Charms... eh, it still applies! Well, the way I get through my life is with humor and being silly! :-D But it a struggle, I kid you not! Just like everyone else! I...
    deleted deleted
    3 Responses Jan 23, 2009

    I'm back to wonder again what's the point of it

    all. We spend all our days working for money and our nights just finding ways to pass the time. Spend time with people who mean nothing. Maybe a party or two. We get talked into doing things we regret the next day. The pressure we feel just being young and a female. Expected to...
    alyssakayart alyssakayart
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Mar 28, 2015

    I have promised to break my scalp scratching

    habit at the beginning of the year and practice drawing everyday since I dream of becoming a comic book artist and I've done absolutely nothing and school is hell for me right now.
    FoxFan64 FoxFan64
    16-17, M
    May 25, 2015

    Every Day Is the Same Thing

    I wake up hoping to meet someone fantastic on the internet. Because there's nobody in real life around me either, so I gave up on that a long time ago. So now, I'm giving up on the internet too. Giving up on finding true friends. Giving up on finding love. Giving up because I'm...
    LylaRocks LylaRocks
    26-30, F
    7 Responses May 5, 2008

    For my 17th birthday,

    my present to myself was cutting for the first time. I felt so alone on my own special day...
    ErikaT5 ErikaT5
    18-21, F
    2 Responses May 6, 2014

    We're all in the same game just different

    levels. Dealing with the same hell just different devils.
    maxifel maxifel
    22-25, M
    Nov 15, 2014

    I have had rougher times

    while growing up. People who you thought you can rely on were the first ones who bailed out on you. I had to learn that at a much earlier part of my life. I have come to terms that I do not have much of a choice but to start relying on myself. I have projected this "tough...
    deleted deleted
    1 Response Mar 1, 2014

    Probably the worst thing you can be in life is

    ugly. Most people don't like ugly people. They may like them as a friend but never anything more
    toiletwater toiletwater
    18-21, M
    3 Responses May 2, 2015

    I know it sounds pretty pathetic,

    but I do. Everything is a struggle, everything is hard for me. Because of where I live, the simplest things become problems, I think 7 times before I decide to leave my room to get some water, I have to sit quietly and listen if someone's in the hall before I go to the bathroom...
    ListenerTalker ListenerTalker
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Apr 3, 2015


    Life is hard, but after you surpass the difficulties, it feels great because you achieve something and you overcome it successfully. I know my story is not that worse compared it with those who seriously live in poverty with various ordeals from the environment brought by culture...
    theoabern0741 theoabern0741
    1 Response Aug 1, 2013

    i am having a hard time waking up,

    I have a 8 month old who wakes up really early, My bf lectured me how i need to start taking responsibility or hes leaving me ..I feel really hurt but i understand him..I just iverthibk yhings and eorry about things that are so unimportant and stops me from living my life. i...
    grabamic828 grabamic828
    22-25, F
    Nov 13, 2015


    I sometimes struggle with day-to-day activity cos it just gets so hard and I don't really understand why. Things just become pointless and a waste of time, I struggled with school, now I'm strugleing to stay in college. It's just such a pain and feels so pointless but what can i...
    sezy sezy
    18-21, F
    5 Responses Aug 8, 2007
    Ines77 Ines77
    18-21, F
    1 Response Apr 3, 2015

    When I'm most depressed I think of this.

    . The sun has left and forgotten me/ It's dark, I cannot see/ Why does this rain pour down/ I'm gonna drown/ In a sea/ Of deep confusion/ Somebody told me, I don't know who/ Whenever you are sad and blue/ And you're feelin' all alone and left behind/ Just take a look...
    deleted deleted
    Jan 6, 2015
    deleted deleted
    Jan 14, 2015

    Every time I pull an earnest attempt to pick

    myself up, how is it the world finds a way around every defense I've developed over the harsh years... An delivers a swift kick in the ***.. I am speechless at times.. How do you know that crippling me at my job would push me? To deny a desperate and deserved promotion, and...
    lenny28 lenny28
    22-25, M
    1 Response Oct 19, 2015

    I'm 26, I don't have a job,

    I still live at home, no real social life to speak of, my future looks bleak. By now, you're supposed to have it all. But I don't. I'm truly a success story(!)
    deleted deleted
    1 Response Apr 3, 2015

    I wish I could only look forward

    and forget everything that has happened to me in the past!!
    amador01 amador01
    46-50, F
    1 Response May 28, 2015

    The trials and tribulations

    that has happen in my life. I take responsibility of it, because I know the consequences that were going to happen. I'm not perfect, I'm just human that makes mistakes. I know I keep making them over and over again. GOD knows my struggles and my struggles has been real. I've...
    Natashxxs Natashxxs
    31-35, F
    May 13, 2015

    And I feel sick and like the sadness is changed

    king me and moved its way into my throat and chest and my stomach is uncomfortable. And it's stupid. Maybe because I worked third shift last night but I'm ******* sad and crying and tired and I'm so sick of it. Is love enough? Is the future enough? Are those enough to stop this...
    Skippytay Skippytay
    18-21, F
    1 Response Dec 15, 2015

    I Struggle to Stay Above 6feet In the Ground

    As I deal with a new beginning stage of my life as I start over again . It is the most painful struggle to find existance again. I want to live and I want to live strong, Stronger than ever I could imagine.
    TheStray TheStray
    22-25, F
    4 Responses Apr 19, 2008

    Atm I feel like complete ****.

    .I've been vomiting all day and most of tonight because of my cancer..the doctor came around and said Im not getting enough fluids..im over this..why can't I live a normal life where cancer doesn't exist..I have no one helping me or supporting me threw this im breaking down..I...
    deleted deleted
    1 Response Mar 26, 2015

    I'm so tired most of the time.

    I sleep on the way to score and sleep on the way back home as well. My eyes feel heavy. I can't find the energy to do most things. Even at school I'm so tired.
    EvanescentIridescent EvanescentIridescent
    18-21, F
    Nov 13, 2015

    Life is a bitter sweet pill I am forced to take

    against my will Everyone trying to pull me Back into so called reality Why, I ask, what does it hold? Don't they see I have nothing, I am so cold My veins have no heat pumping through My depression makes everything a shaded hue In my heart I have no laughter, joy, or love I have...
    1986shanet 1986shanet
    31-35, M
    May 5, 2015

    The ones who love us most are the ones we love

    least, and those we love most are the ones who love us least
    adam1587 adam1587
    26-30, M
    1 Response Jul 1, 2015


    Sometimes life becomes so unbearable that you can't barely keep going and want to give it all up.   Despair takes over and whisper in your ear that life is meaningless and it is not worth the effort but I must not pay attention to it because I know where that path leads.
    jc2009 jc2009
    41-45, M
    3 Responses Dec 17, 2010

    I am weak. I am pessimistic

    and I have nothing good waiting for me.
    deleted deleted
    Apr 29, 2015

    This life just isn't what it used to be.

    I have no job, no home, the clothes, shoes & perfumes I have are dwindling down to almost nothing. I'm recovering from a broken arm when I lost my car in an accident in February & ended up downgrading since it's what my car was "worth". The love I once had? Gone. I feel so...
    mylifeoutloud mylifeoutloud
    41-45, F
    1 Response May 7, 2015

    If he can do it, I can: http://www.

    cbn.com/tv/1430455394001 Life is hard. But not impossible. I'm broken but I can still live a life. My circumstances may not change but I can.
    Ludavin Ludavin
    51-55, F
    1 Response Aug 24, 2014

    I am an avid League of Legends player.

    You could say I'm adicted. But if there is one VASTLY underated thing about League, it's that it teaches you life. If you want to achieve something, assume nothing. Never rely on the competence of those you don't know. Life will test you time and time again, and you can blame...
    themanoflegends themanoflegends
    26-30, M
    Mar 30, 2016

    Something I've learnt.

    .. We all do.
    4biandu 4biandu
    31-35, F
    Aug 5, 2015

    Im finding things really hard at the moment.

    People don't really understand but then again I dont really understand my own feelings, so why should anyone else? I can't go to school because I just can't face it.. I thought I was doing so well but now I dont think im doing so well anymore. You all will probably think im...
    sademptynothing sademptynothing
    18-21, F
    1 Response Nov 28, 2014

    Unfortunately , I understood how are staying

    some stuffs in life Well,people are different ..till you don't pass through the fire you can't say that you know how much is hot the fire ..
    Mechty Mechty
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Aug 15, 2015

    "Sensitivity is a sign of life.

    Better hurt than hardened. I bow to those who keep their hearts open when it is most difficult, those who refuse to keep their armor on any longer than they have to, those who recognize the courage at the heart of vulnerability. After all the malevolent warriors end each other...
    moonii moonii
    22-25, F
    1 Response May 7, 2015

    Does anybody else get this:

    when I go into social situations I break down. I don't know when to get in the convo or when I say something there is an awkward silence right after. It's like I don't know how to connect like that with people, my sister always makes so much friends and I'm the total opposite...
    Experiencezzzz Experiencezzzz
    22-25, M
    2 Responses Mar 9, 2015
    GeorgiaMaroulis GeorgiaMaroulis
    18-21, F
    Jun 5, 2015

    I am currently going through a tough time.

    What I have come to realise that giving up isn't an option for me. Doctors aren't sure what's wrong with me.. No one is. That's always worrying but the trick is not to worry, when you worry the problem then turns psychological and then becomes worse. Honestly I didn't think...
    Vampirekillers3 Vampirekillers3
    18-21, F
    1 Response Feb 23, 2016

    I haven't lived the life I wanted.

    I haven't made my dreams fly. I gave up on a lot of things. Maybe because I'm not strong. Maybe because it's not time yet. I know we all hold the key to our own happiness but how do we use it? Sometimes I feel it's too late for me. Then I see someone even older than me do...
    Ludavin Ludavin
    51-55, F
    2 Responses Jul 28, 2014
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