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

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 157 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    When my dad died I wasted 5 minuets thinking he was joking now if my dad didn't die I wouldn't of became friends with Adele again if I didn't become friends with Adele again I...
    polarbearlove polarbearlove 13-15, F 1 Response May 17

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    The guy I like ignores me. Claims he's too busy. Bull crap. He is always talking to my other friend. The thing is, he was into me but I didn't take up the opportunity. He was so...
    andrdrdrew andrdrdrew 13-15, M 1 Response May 19

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    When I've been talking to someone for too long, I become too empathic, which leads me to care too much about a person's well-being as if they're a sibling or something. I think...
    XantheoftheStar XantheoftheStar 22-25, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    I do I don't understand why though... sometimes I think way to much me and my bro Joey know how it goes he's my best friend and we over think everything lol but I create these...
    wallflower395 wallflower395 13-15, F Apr 28

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    I've notice i care to much lately. i didn't use to. why is it that i have to always care about people more then they care for me. its not fair. I'm sure i sound like a child right...
    miakajones2001 miakajones2001 36-40, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I haven't been on here in over 7 months thought I would update my weight gain. Last time I logged in here I managed to lose some weight and was around 180Lbs. but that changed...
    Dijaei1173 Dijaei1173 22-25, F 4 Responses May 11

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    I wish I could just take away the pain for everyone!
    AmandizzLove06 AmandizzLove06 16-17, F 3 Responses Apr 29

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    Sitting outside in the semi-sunshine, minding my own business, when all of a sudden there is a tirade of F bombs. So far, I believe they've managed to make a string of four. I've...
    SecondHearts3 SecondHearts3 18-21, F 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    Every second of every day I'm on my electronics. Literally. My alarm wakes me up, I go play video games and watch Netflix, text, FaceTime, then after many hours of that, I put in...
    SparkleSwirl SparkleSwirl 18-21, F 2 days ago

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    Thinking about things too much leads to doing little. Leads to over thinking. Leads to despair. Thinking too much can make a lighthearted mood go to a low mood. Really there's...
    paliglass paliglass 31-35, F 2 Responses May 12

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    I knew a guy who spent too much time getting close, tried to know every single thing about me, all details about my personality, he was even interested in knowing about my dreams...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses May 3

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    I'm worry too much because i started to realize my boyfriend has change.... the way he talk,he act,he cares...it's all very different now. i hate times like this,its called dealing...
    tabshao tabshao 18-21, F 15 hrs ago

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    I dislike when I think too much. Which is always. I start to think about my life. Of could or should have been and what is good about it now. But it isn't just my voice I hear when...
    jrf9782 jrf9782 31-35, F 1 Response a week ago

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    Too many time when I'm slightly drunk at a party I start thinking about my whole life or just start philosophizing . It's kind hard to have a good time when you stay most of the...
    giorechia giorechia 22-25, M May 17

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    I get let down a lot. Very easily too. People get my hopes up. They talk so much **** but... They don't walk the walk. Actions speak louder than words. I live by that. It's like my...
    Halestone Halestone 22-25, F May 17

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    i think about life too much. i feel too many emotions. its hard to handle them.
    AlisonAnnAbby AlisonAnnAbby 22-25, F 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    I worry too much about what will happen. I'm I going to be ok. Will my kids make it to adulthood without being involved in drugs or anything else harmful ... Will they make it...
    ranabp ranabp 41-45 1 Response May 16

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    Your Worry Factor is 82% You worry way too much. It's practically ruining your life. If there's anything bad that could possibly happen, you've worried about it...
    LadySweetz LadySweetz 18-21, F May 16

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    It's 5am and I have so much thoughts in my mind.I feel so tired of everything.I live in Belgium already for 8years and I live with my grandmother.My parents are divorced and I have...
    Sunflower93 Sunflower93 18-21, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    thinking too much would create...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Apr 29

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    I am thinking way too much tonight.... I don't know what to do with myself.... :( Being depressed does not help the situation.
    Lovelybaby18 Lovelybaby18 18-21, F 3 Responses Apr 29

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    I try to distract myself but then I always end up thinking too much. Full of what if's. I need to stop this I might get crazy, very close to that.
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Apr 30

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    I'm hurting too much inside. I think I'm going to have a breakdown or depression because of just a small thing. I have no friends to talk to about my issues and in keeping too much...
    loveumybabyliam loveumybabyliam 18-21, F May 3

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    i no i have posting depressing stuff but life is so hard atm. want my old life back
    mals14 mals14 16-17, F 1 Response May 6

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    I think I may be even too much for EP.
    Golfknar Golfknar 36-40, M 2 Responses May 9

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    I think about everything like I was swimming and I looked up and said what if that fell that would be messed up I think way too much
    ridleyswaq ridleyswaq 13-15, M May 11

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    I always think too much, i feel like the more i think the less i want to do anything
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response May 14

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    For others who think too much, a compare and contrast. Well, a contrast, as I am about to compare two things (popular music and popular literature) and want to know why you think...
    StumbleOn StumbleOn 56-60, F 2 Responses May 18

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    Wayyy too much.. That probably was the reason I used to get High all day so I don't think myself into a crazy person
    sjmm5925 sjmm5925 18-21, F May 19

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    I think too much, not about my future not about my present... I just keep thinking whether this guy will betray me like all the others....
    Zagirllxx Zagirllxx 16-17, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    Which is more important: knowledge or compassion? From knowledge arises invention and creation. Without it humans wouldn't have developed and advanced as much as we have. Seeking...
    Fluffystuff Fluffystuff 18-21, F 4 Responses Apr 28

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    I think too much which drives me crazy.
    Ridemywavvvve Ridemywavvvve 31-35, F 1 Response May 2