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I Think I Have Wasted a Too Much Time In My Life

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 192 People

    Help! I've Fallen And I Can't Get Up...really!

    I too have wasted way too much time in my life, but I just can't seem to pull myself away from this free fall to nowhere. It's an inner struggle that has brought me to my knees. I know I am wasting precious time, but something in me is not allowing me to break free. Sounds like a...
    gerrynchappster gerrynchappster 36-40 6 Responses Sep 7, 2010

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    Cloe89 Cloe89 22-25, F Jul 2

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    Hi

    there is a lot of things i should have done and didnt. age is not on my side now im 53 years old.
    christinebrooks christinebrooks 51-55 3 Responses Jan 24, 2009

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    Worrying

    I think I have wasted too much time, Worrying about life, Things you can’t change , What might happen, I think it’s time, Stop the worrying, Start living again, I’ve been down too long, Need a change, I want to be happy, Live life to the full, When it’s done, Know I...
    cndrewdrvr8 cndrewdrvr8 46-50, M Sep 2, 2011

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    Geez. I did it again.

    Responding to something that I thought had meaning, but upon further investigation I think it probably went over their lil' head. Oh well, it's no wonder then. Can't really empathize with something I know will be a repetitious thing of actions.
    jeresey jeresey 56-60, F 2 Responses Mar 16, 2014

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    Years Gone By

    I feel like the first twenty years of my adult life have been wasted because I do not have the things I wanted to do done. A courses of voices will argue that as a Mother time was not wasted but spent differently, but that is their opinion not mine. I made good effort based on...
    LadyGypsy LadyGypsy 36-40, F 1 Response Sep 27, 2013

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    It's Getting Louder

    That buzzing of discontent like bees swarming around the memory of a wilted flower. The boom of the clock hand as it marches another day into a long line of memories. The click of worry replacing anticipation of tomorrow. I need some new sounds.
    geetar39 geetar39 46-50, M 24 Responses Sep 6, 2010

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    Weight And Time Management

    As far as the fat thing;; i look at my teens ..middle school and high school when most were LIVING, i was stuck under my mom..never been to a basketball game, football, never been to ANYTHING. I feel like between me being fat and her smothering me...life passed me by. So wrongly...
    lostprophet lostprophet 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 7, 2010

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    Liberal Arts With No Double Major

    I've not ever been professionally successful for longer than 1 year at a stretch my entire life. I fell for the liberal arts track (foreign language) late in life in the mid 90's but was mistakenly not advised to get a double major (marketing, or something concrete) to go with...
    ryanmont ryanmont 51-55, M Jun 30, 2013

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    Journeys That Havent Even Started

    I am 25 and yet i feel like ive wasted all these years. In short Im afraid of getting out of that general box that I am so use too. When i meet people my age i feel like i really have done nothing compared to them. I love traveling every time i plan a trip somewhere i decide to...
    Asilrel Asilrel 18-21, F Nov 13, 2007

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    Another Birthday Coming

      Next Thursday I will be 55. I am a recovering alcoholic (15mths). Divorced after 20 years of marriage I live alone in a drug/alcohol free studio apartment. I feel very lonely, my family live thousands of miles away. I was born in the U.K. and still miss it. I moved...
    MontanaJohn MontanaJohn 51-55 3 Responses Jan 3, 2009

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    I hate men. Don't trust them they are all sex badgering freaks who just care about their dicks. They will spend their lives making all their decisions based around sex and the need...
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    my Anger and Hate have been boiling slowly since the start of school day and the reason for this. obnoxious and totally stupid classmates and peers
    Unknown3455 Unknown3455 18-21, M 5 hrs ago

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    He was too flamable. I was a Sparkle. We both burned in the fire we created.
    MayCoe13 MayCoe13 18-21, F 10 hrs ago

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    You have to explain a joke to me literally everything :(
    trinityreign7 trinityreign7 13-15, F 2 Responses 12 hrs ago

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    yah, I think I'm addicted to joining groups! I love scrolling thru the trending groups. I pick different groups, so later I can go down my list and write about each one. that way i...
    craigslist504 craigslist504 36-40 4 days ago

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    I am a chinese girl. I study in Melbourne for master degree. It is my first semester now. A month ago I went to another university to attend the winter festival with two other...
    linlin15 linlin15 22-25, F 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    i don't really know how to start this out, so I'm going to jump right into it. When you were little there was nothing you care about, you'd dance around and not care if people...
    silverelephant silverelephant 13-15, F 5 days ago

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    ^_^ .
    cashetty69 cashetty69 51-55, M 6 days ago

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    I will always be a little annoyed at myself for being so emotional, but you know what? I'm never sorry for it. Even when relationships/friendships end, I'm proud that I'm the one...
    anonyponymous anonyponymous 18-21, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I've always cared too much. I'm paranoid about what I say to people because I don't want to hurt them. I care too much about the way I look I care too much about how someone...
    Bflyboo14 Bflyboo14 13-15, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    ....And this is why I'm sat up alone in the dark wide awake at 2am (UK time). I am a natural born worrier - this is something that I have to work hard to control and contain...
    AlreadyOwned7379 AlreadyOwned7379 36-40, F 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    Although I have and probably will continue to learn some things while online, that doesn't seem to be a fair trade for the amount of time I spend anymore. I hope to reduce this...
    itsoneofus itsoneofus 36-40, F a week ago

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    It's almost 3 AM and everything is just flowing in my mind. Too much is going on, I can't just deal with it
    ReemNoctis ReemNoctis 16-17, F 24 Responses Aug 19

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    Hope you all are fine. just want to say that for some reasons i have been misunderstood many times. so, i humbly request that if i ever hurt anyone please forgive me and please...
    ishqelahasil ishqelahasil 26-30, M Aug 19

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    20 yrs and a bit of money to show for it. Not too much else. Lets hope the next 20, shall I exist for that long, are better.
    Nickf20 Nickf20 18-21, M 1 Response Aug 19

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    Recently in my thoughts I've mulled over why I am the kind of person I am. Focusing mainly on my awkwardness in making conversation with people. I've come to think how I always try...
    Bean2015 Bean2015 18-21, M 2 Responses Aug 18

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    Relationships are too complicated for me, that and a slew of other reasons are why I am alone. When you're a child, everything is so straightforward. Why do things get...
    zarpanzur zarpanzur 26-30, M 1 Response Aug 18

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    that's what happens when you not feeling well n u discover this outlet....
    craigslist504 craigslist504 36-40 Aug 17

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    He wants to know why I'm so standoffish. I'm standing here alone while they are visiting. I think I detect anger at me coming from his sister but she could just be really busy and...
    Morrgin Morrgin 31-35, F 1 Response Aug 16

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    NOTE:regret over wasted time IS time wasted.....NO time is wasted!
    miimii0069 miimii0069 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 16

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    And that is why I couldn't be successful in a customer service job. I cared too much about the customers' problems and felt badly when I couldn't fix them. When I told many of my...
    TeresaRudolph71 TeresaRudolph71 41-45, F 5 Responses Aug 15

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    I'm constantly checking myself, thinking too much about what I've done or said. Trying to work out what is true and what is not instead of letting things come to me. I can't stand...
    ItisonlyI ItisonlyI 26-30, M 2 Responses Aug 15

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    I just got of the phone with a friend. I have made quite a few mistakes and have been quite a nuisance. I have to accept my past, what problems I have and move on. The friend...
    awkwardblogger awkwardblogger 18-21, M 1 Response Aug 15

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    I think too much then I think people hate me then I try to get them to like me then I get annoying, then people really don't like me.
    spontaneousxxx spontaneousxxx 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 14

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    Thinking too much doesn't mean u r insane.. Its jux means tht u r giving urself a room to understand the **** around you.. Nd stay away from Idiots...!
    Aarya196 Aarya196 16-17, F 3 Responses Aug 14

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    One friend asked me before ‘what’s on your mind?’ My answer was 'nothing’ but the truth is that I didn’t know back then. And I don’t know now. I’m scared. It...
    ImAlivingParadox ImAlivingParadox 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 14

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    I it's really bad! Caring about People and standing up for them and then they hurt u...I mean...it's just so not fair! I can't change self and not care...it's who I am...since the...
    Livetillmadness Livetillmadness 13-15, F Aug 14

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    Ok so I just realised something and these days teenagers are stereotyped, people say they are stupid because they drink and smoke and I use to think they were stupid because they...
    smileyfacebaby smileyfacebaby 13-15, F Aug 14

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    I'm the kind of person who cares to much, I feel lost, confused, unwanted, and a loser. I can't stop thinking about how worthless I feel. I'm not good at anything, and feel my...
    maeve106 maeve106 13-15, F Aug 14