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

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    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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    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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    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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    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 2 Responses Sep 27, 2013

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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

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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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    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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    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 21-25, 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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    Related Experiences

    I spend too much time naked in front of my computer, looking at the lovely Tara Tainton and Christy Canyon, and have them both looking back at me :)
    Skywalker1979 Skywalker1979 31-35, M 1 Response Aug 9

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    I think i leave internet for good. I will log on maybe once in a day, to check my emails but i will do nothing here anymore. I quit watching movies on my laptop, i quit browsing...
    angel8i angel8i 31-35, F 2 Responses Jul 30

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    I worry every time you don't reply within the thirty-minute mark. I worry every time the green circle beside your name in EP disappears. I worry that I sometimes say stupid things...
    AntiHelix AntiHelix 18-21, M 1 Response Aug 4

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    I don't want to sound like a martyr, but I can't seem to shake the thought that I care so much more about people in comparison to how much they supposedly care about me. I love the...
    Plutonianbabe Plutonianbabe 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 25

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    I wish I didn't care so much about everything, about like self appearance it eats me up inside every single day of my life like you don't know self hate until you've lived through...
    jadetumbler jadetumbler 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 31

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    I am used to working around alot of people (20 other co-workers and 90 patients a day). So now, I lost my job and I do nothing all day (other than apply for jobs online and follow...
    Cindershelly Cindershelly 36-40, F Aug 5

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    I think I'm on my computer to much because of my "internet" friends. They tell me that I'm worth something, I'm pretty, and how strong I am. And it's mostly because it gives me...
    blondebanditt blondebanditt 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 8

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    Why is it that those you care and love the most don't apreciate it? It is a real life mistery for me.Not because of this I can stop loving and caring but it is a smash over smash...
    4biandu 4biandu 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 24

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    I would have to admit that I'm addicted to Second Life. My other games have suffered for it and I do love my games. I get on first thing when I get home and have stayed up way too...
    jonders66 jonders66 46-50, M Jul 29

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    Yeah and what I get for it is a broken heart for a whole year, sleepless nights, and razor blades:)
    hebrokemyheart99 hebrokemyheart99 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 25

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    I do alot...and the problem is..I can't help it
    Xcinderella Xcinderella 16-17, F Jul 25

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    I do alot...and the problem is..I can't help it
    Xcinderella Xcinderella 16-17, F Jul 25

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    Honestly why bother? People will always hurt you. You can be a great person and care about someone but do they feel the same? Can you believe them?? I just don't know anymore, all...
    eaarcher93 eaarcher93 18-21, F Jul 30

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    Like right now!! Hahahaha!!!
    guideme2truth guideme2truth 26-30, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    Thats a main point.... As soon as I open up to people they treat me like crap and don't want to talk to me. Thats why I keep quiet.
    sisi19 sisi19 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 5

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    Song-time! Nothing cheers up like a spontaneous musical act! (Well, I can think of quite a few things actually, but that's besides the point!) When the day is long and the...
    Faust76 Faust76 36-40, M 2 Responses Aug 12

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      My name is jocelyn. I am a very troubled teenager. No no nooo. Not that kind of troubled. I'm not suffering from depression or anxiety or anything medically serious. I...
    bitchpleease bitchpleease 13-15, F 2 Responses Jul 29

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    There are a lot of people that tell me that I think too much. But I feel like I can't help it, because I'm a very analytical person. I know in many cases this is a good thing, but...
    therealjeric therealjeric 16-17, M 2 Responses Jul 27

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    Hmmm... There're too many problem that we have to handle with every single of it ... The dream I wish I could have and expect it to happen seem like forever to me .. I hate it when...
    Mydailylife Mydailylife 18-21, F Jul 28

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    I think I drink to much but when I do I feel happier & seem to be able to express myself better without so much worry about being misunderstood or rejected. I'm trying not to drink...
    xox0xox xox0xox 36-40, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    In High School, some girls and boys did not want to hang out with me because they thought I was a bitchy girl that would discriminate others. The girls were always criticising me...
    EarlPhantomhive EarlPhantomhive 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 4

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    I am new to this because i never really talked it to anyone, except for one person. They recommended this website to me and I thought "why not give this a try?" Okay, so I care...
    JadeB410 JadeB410 18-21, F Aug 12

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    Self esteem or a sense of worth is a very fragile thing for me. I am not competent to comment on others' feelings on the same matter, but some words (even if spoken in a different...
    pretender2687 pretender2687 26-30, M 1 day ago

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    “Sensitive people are the most genuine and honest people you will ever meet. There is nothing they won’t tell you about themselves if they trust your kindness. However, the...
    Wiltingflower Wiltingflower 36-40, F 8 hrs ago

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    Put a brake on your mind: It is said that one of the most dreadful disease among humans living in 21st century is "Overthinking". As per estimates, an average person has around 70...
    rajblr1970 rajblr1970 41-45, M 3 Responses Jul 26

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    I tend to do too much thinking during these times I'm in the hospital. I'm exceeding my doctors prognosis by about 6 months now and everything seems to be holding steady. Still...
    Kermit1216 Kermit1216 36-40, M 2 Responses Jul 29

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    Often, I will want to just spill the beans about myself. Something about "purging," I guess. Sometimes, it is good. Many times, it is not. So, the question is: "How much is too...
    hillcountrydeb hillcountrydeb 61-65, F Aug 1

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    I care way too much about my best friend Kira. She means the entire world to me because she's always there for me when I need her and she keeps me staying strong. She's one of the...
    SwiftieGirl SwiftieGirl 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 29

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    Should I be up... like right now... I can't sleep... same as last night, it seems to be commonplace for me to think too much at night. The thinking keeps me awake too. Night...
    DarkwingGoslyn DarkwingGoslyn 31-35 1 Response Jul 31

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    I am constantly worried about something alllll the time. I even worry about people too. It's either ridiculous or a good thing, but I don't know, I think it's a bit too much. I'd...
    ificutmyhairhawaiiwillsink ificutmyhairhawaiiwillsink 18-21, M 1 Response Aug 1

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    Trying to correct it, because thinking too much is often an excuse for acting too little.
    Danceofhours Danceofhours 36-40, M 2 Responses Jul 30

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    It's a weird feeling to feel obligated to help someone. I don't know why I feel that way but I do. It's not as simple as saying I see someone and want to help them. No it's a...
    secretlyfelix secretlyfelix 18-21 Jul 31

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    I think way too much. Playing random scenarios in my head that will never happen. I'm my own worst enemy.
    Xplictt Xplictt 18-21, M 1 Response Aug 6

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    It's an INTJ thing I guess. It's too much to think about right now.
    blackstr8cuckold blackstr8cuckold 41-45, M 3 days ago

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    I over think too much about everything .
    billyaldo billyaldo 22-25, M 5 Responses 21 hrs ago

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    Sleep eludes me every night.. Not good for someone with seizures sadly this is my life. Too much on my mind is an understatement... I'm glad some people on here are night owls...
    Beanbella Beanbella 31-35, F 3 Responses Jul 26

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    I did it again. I cared too much. This is the second time I've posted about this topic, but it's happened about eleven times where I meet someone, and I start to build feelings for...
    youtubeninja youtubeninja 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 4

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    One of those days. Too much of a softie, that's my trouble. ....................................
    EttaS EttaS 36-40, F 1 Response Aug 11

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