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I Think Americas Youth Is Wasted

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    You Should Not Judge Like That

    some kids dont have a choice its the way they were born as they get older yes things will change but when were that young its hard to find somehting better then whats at home. Im 16 years old i have survived on my own since age 12 and im addicted to meth since 13 ive been to...
    hahahollywood hahahollywood 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 17, 2009

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    Wasted Youth.

    All around me, All my life I see people throwing their lives away. People think that high school is the problem, but no. I was seeing this stuff in 6th grade, in some cases it might even be in elementary. The middle school I went to, used to be one of the best in the state...
    kibbins kibbins 16-17, M 5 Responses Aug 17, 2009

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    and i get angry at me for doing so...i think of how i destroyed so much of myself and others because i didnt take the time to stop and realize exactly what i was getting into...and...
    ThePastIsDead ThePastIsDead 41-45, F 2 Responses Mar 7

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    Do you ever just think how you could've not seen it? Even though it was obvious for a great period of time? I regret even "befriending" (exaggerated because it wasn't friendship...
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    I don't get hooked up with music much.. it didn't feed my soul like it did to most people.. as long as I could relate to it then I'd enjoy it..When i do, most of the time, it will...
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    Wait!!! That can't be right!!! Every day I ever spent wasted, I laughed my *** off!!!
    Extant1 Extant1 51-55, M 1 Response Mar 9

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    I am wasted losing time. Im a foolish fragile spine. I want all that is not right. I want him but were not right. In the darkness I will meet my creators, and they will all agree...
    cheyseason cheyseason 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 16

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    For the past 4 years I've been stock filled with hope, waiting, and hanging on to my ex boyfriend of 2 years. He has been the most special person in my life. I fell in love with...
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    nearly 3 years of my life wasted on someone who completely ruined me.
    Unicornpeasant Unicornpeasant 18-21, F 11 Responses Mar 18

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    I feel so dismayed .... I feel like I've wasted my time spending the past 2 years working on a degree in a field that I have no confidence in pursuing for a career. I feel lost...
    Orangerocket Orangerocket 36-40, F 4 Responses Mar 19

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    Wow. I just realized that this person, who said I had made a ridiculous generalization, had cherry-picked from what I said in my comments. I pointed this out to them, basically...
    AaronH96 AaronH96 18-21, F Mar 20

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    This also happens to be my first post here.I recently got out from a relationship of four years and I'm still angry.The deceit, being manipulated...made to feel like all the...
    sirba sirba 26-30, F 5 Responses 5 days ago

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    I wasted my time on someone for 2 years and all the times I tried to break up with him due to him telling me all my imperfections of myself. He would always make it seem like it...
    aliyahjonesss aliyahjonesss 16-17, F 4 Responses 2 days ago

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    Today is one of those days. A snow where I did absolutely nothing but think. Sometimes I don't even know whether or not I can consider certain things that happened rape. I just am...
    GodsArte GodsArte 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 5

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    Dearest daughterHopefully, one day you will read this letter. Probably I’ll get pregnant with you in the future. Or I will find you where you’re biological mother left...
    mishale80 mishale80 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 23

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    I'm thinking too much right now...got my heart on a string dangling in mid air with the blender on...one false step and down she goes...I'm just thinking about my sis...and what...
    EternalViolet EternalViolet 26-30, F 1 Response 36 mins ago

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    Part three Necrophilia I eventually realised that I was just a delusional idiot who waisted their time ,money and passion on men who did not think of me more than a piece of trash...
    restlessuk restlessuk 31-35, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Definitely, I've wasted a lot of time on people who didn't matter and pushed away people that did..
    shygyal30 shygyal30 16-17, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    I wonder why so many people can't live without a cell phone attached to their ear 24/7. I walk all about my town daily and see at least 1 out of 10 cars pass me by with the driver...
    AfanOfbigNaturals AfanOfbigNaturals 46-50, M 4 Responses Mar 16

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    I hate people liking me just because I am good with make up, good on dress i wear or I'm good in my profile pictures.But guys, hello, I see myself not that attractive. I'm freaking...
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    I don't think that anyone should be flirting, doing other displays of affection or displays of lust in public places. If you want to do that please do it somewhere else? I know...
    awsome2 awsome2 18-21, T Mar 4

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    I don't think that anyone should be flirting, doing other displays of affection or displays of lust in public places. If you want to do that please do it somewhere else? I know...
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    As most of you haven't read in my first story I just posted. I met a girl in sixth grade. Because of my social lack that I mentioned in the first I became very very mature for my...
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