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

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    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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    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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    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 21-25, F Nov 13, 2007

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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

    Ok, reasons for not going out, and sitting around today: -it's my day off -I'm an adult capable of making reasonable decisions -it's ******* freezing outside -I have no one to go...
    Peacepuppy Peacepuppy 22-25, F 5 Responses a week ago

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    I spend far, far too much time on EP. A lot of the time I'm not actually doing anything here, just refreshing the page in between youtube videos. :p I was going to take a break...
    Friability Friability 18-21 Dec 4

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    I think too much time on EP makes me foggy. There are a bunch of things I want to write stories about and I've been staring at the screen for the last two hours waiting for that...
    Friability Friability 18-21 1 Response Dec 8

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    I have wasted the past year and a half staying at home and not looking for a job. I don't think that 1.5 years out of 24 is considered so much in the typical sense but I started to...
    Knefe24 Knefe24 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 21

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    Clearly, I have lost my sense of reality. I am crushing over people I don't even know. I am building virtual relationships with Canadians, Germans, Aussies, Brits... You name it...
    secretme1970 secretme1970 41-45, F Dec 1

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    I am essentially lazy. If I really dislike you, I'm certainly not going to waste precious energy moving all the way to hate. I'd rather just float down toward apathy.
    AllergyDog66 AllergyDog66 22-25, M 6 days ago

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    Particularly people who think a "proper" adoption cost should be $50 at maximum. Wtf? To a drug dealer, or a better-off animal fighting person, that amount is like shopping at...
    DarkFireMoon DarkFireMoon 18-21, F Dec 3

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    I spend too much time thinking about bad things... I overthink every possible situation, and Always end up finding a way it could possibly go wrong. Therefore, I waste a lot of...
    deleted deleted 26-30 5 Responses Dec 10

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    I just got told I over analyze things by my step dad, my friends used to tell me not to think about it too much...
    dksl14 dksl14 18-21, M Dec 4

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    I think too much, but I don't always DO the things that I think about. I think I am a creative thinker but I can't always bring my thoughts to everyone else or into action. I...
    Iwanttolovebeinghere Iwanttolovebeinghere 36-40, F 4 hrs ago

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    I remember, some months ago, I was late-night talking on the phone with a young lady I liked at the time. She asked what I was doing. She heard no music singing me to sleep, no...
    peacefulrebel peacefulrebel 18-21, F 6 Responses Nov 21

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    I don't know anymore. I find that there's always so much going on with me that I seem to neglect, all because I care more about others well-being than my own. "Are you okay?" seems...
    alexis3000 alexis3000 18-21, F Dec 11

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    I feel like the human mind is both a beautiful blessing and a chaotic curse. I believe it can be the most dangerous thing in the world. That's why solitary confinement is such a...
    lphan lphan 22-25, F 8 Responses Nov 30

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    Every time when I'm in school, I get too many headaches when my teachers give me some hard question that I can't figure. Don't get me wrong, I'm a straight A student, but sometimes...
    gorgeusgirlSky3 gorgeusgirlSky3 13-15 1 Response Dec 13

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    My boyfriend is 57 years old, and I'm 35. I'm worried about missing out on life experiences because he's been there done that already. I also know I have no idea what the future...
    phoebe1163 phoebe1163 31-35, F 3 Responses a week ago

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    im always thinking way to deeply about life. I think about why im here. what my future would be like. what my purpose is. what would happen when I die. I think about the afterlife...
    EnjoyTheSilenceX EnjoyTheSilenceX 13-15, F 7 Responses 5 days ago

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    I am contemplating divorcing my husband. The problem is that this will be my third divorce and I am only 43. I made some bad decisions in my twenties based on growing up in an...
    strikes3 strikes3 41-45, F 4 days ago

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    I've never brought into the 'I don't care what people think of me', more often than not, I smell bullshit when people say it. There's nothing wrong with caring about it, just not...
    Reallifeperson Reallifeperson 22-25, M 1 Response Nov 23

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    I've always been someone who overthinks, since childhood. I wonder about the 'what ifs' way too much and things consume my mind. The worst bit - they are very rarely positive and...
    IBleedBlue IBleedBlue 18-21, F 4 Responses Dec 6

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    some say when one falls for someones beauty it is lust and not love. what i have seen mostly in my life is that people say they are in love with someone mostly because of there...
    Camouflage Camouflage 18-21, M 4 Responses Nov 22

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    I keep telling myself to stop caring anymore but still, every time someone says something that might be offensive about me, or someone tells me that I've been talked and gossiped...
    The1996 The1996 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 22

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    I think i think too much !
    Asemeto Asemeto 22-25, M 2 Responses Dec 5

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    I think too much. I always worry about things I shouldn't. I never stop and think "why is this my problem again?". I over-analyze and over-think everything. When I make a decision...
    curiousitykills57 curiousitykills57 18-21, F 8 Responses Dec 5

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    Seems like every time I try to post, it reveals some aspect of myself I do not want to share. I think I am afraid to share too much and recognize things that I do not like about...
    crimm crimm 36-40, F 2 Responses Dec 12

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    i think some of y'all females be taking too many risk in everything when i comes to looking good...or trying to. from wearing too much make up/ face mask and ultra tight fitting...
    coolcalv coolcalv 26-30, M 1 day ago

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    I think too much....To that extent that I make myself depressed nd start crying...its the stories in my head that has made me sad...because reality didn't turn out that way( not...
    SecondChancesDoHappen SecondChancesDoHappen 18-21 Nov 22

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    I love my boyfriend, but sometimes I feel like I'm doing this because I don't want to be alone. I care for him when he's sick. I appreciate the little things he does and the big...
    tinywoman tinywoman 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 23

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    This is true. I have been judged many times by the way I look and I hate it. Personality means a lot to me so why do people tell you your a great person but when they find out what...
    simple2468 simple2468 26-30, M 1 Response Nov 22

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    I worry too much and too easy. Yet, I always tell my friends and other people here that worries are a waste of energy. I *am* aware though it's a waste of energy, but still... The...
    AngelicLights AngelicLights 26-30, F Dec 3

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    According to the CDC 5+ drinks in one night is too much. 15 drinks a week is heavy drinking. By that definition I have been an alcoholic for a very long time.
    usmcdonkey usmcdonkey 26-30, M Dec 3

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    Sooo... I am afraid I'm drinking too much to numb the pain from a chronic health problem.
    JD3108 JD3108 22-25, F Dec 13

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    Yeah too much ******* water. I was up at 4 to go to the freaking toilet. True story.
    DeathIsPartDinosaur DeathIsPartDinosaur 18-21, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    How can I tell if he is being sincere or is it all an act until I "forget" about his indiscretions? I can never forgot about what he has done to me. I have uncovered so much of...
    donebeingthefool donebeingthefool 46-50, F Nov 24

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    I have moved house 14 times, There was a particular incident what happened when I was six, maybe seven. We lived in a caravan for one day, I used to live in a bedsit but I got this...
    blueworldsapart blueworldsapart 13-15, F Dec 1

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    I sometimes wonder why and how things got their name. I wonder what it would be like to go back in time and change things. I wonder what a woman thinks when I wink or compliment...
    Here4u72 Here4u72 41-45, M 5 Responses 8 hrs ago

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    I just keep on thinking about random things all them time. They just keep me unsettled always, even in night I dont know why instead of sleeping I just keep on thinking about...
    mohitd23 mohitd23 22-25, M 1 Response 5 hrs ago

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