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

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    I'm guilty of caring too much about people. They see me as a nice giving person but no one ever stops to give to me in return. Once people get what they want or need from you, they...
    FireQueen10 FireQueen10 22-25, F Sep 13

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    I come on here to find interesting questions and help folks out. I get sucked into the life stories and suddenly hours have gone by.
    Professorfate Professorfate 51-55 Sep 2

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    why do I care about you so much? you're just 1 in 7,000,000,000. no, you're my 1 in 7,000,000,000.
    thefandomthief thefandomthief 13-15, M 1 Response Sep 6

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    I think we assume things that aren't even true about others. Instead of communicating to that person our thoughts, we immediately assume the worst or we only see what we want to...
    sweetaura sweetaura 26-30 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    I wouldn't know cause it is my job is something some would call easy and I suppose on the body yes but mentally it's tiring having to deal with 8 hours of complains, specifics...
    alohacruz alohacruz 16-17, F Sep 4

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    today was....10 hours playing on my pc
    TheColorfulDino TheColorfulDino 13-15, F Sep 8

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    i could be on here for days...
    TheRainbowDino TheRainbowDino 13-15, F 2 Responses Sep 23

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    obligatory indoor creature I'm not free :(
    AutoLove0 AutoLove0 22-25, F 2 days ago

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    Even while taking minutes, I'm on the internet.
    LittleStain LittleStain 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    It is one of the problems with my profession. I am a lawyer, so I spend way too much time during the day on my butt -- either at my desk, or in court, etc. I think I need to buy...
    aarontkdbball aarontkdbball 36-40, M 1 Response Sep 15

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    My mind is always going turning things around and around, trying to understand why i am alone again but head over heels in love with someone i can't have and may have already moved...
    violet1698 violet1698 31-35, F 1 Response Sep 14

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    I'm just beginning to think I cared too much... That's what just happened....
    Shoutittotheworld23 Shoutittotheworld23 26-30, M 1 Response Sep 6

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    I think I trust too much actually. I use to, if I just met you, give you my complete trust. Until you broke it, you had it. A lot of people break things when they didn't have to...
    wedgieshurtalot wedgieshurtalot 16-17, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    The memories of my childhood are so special to me. Thanks to my father, he chose me to be his daughter. He could of had a son. He could of picked a girl with blonde hair...but he...
    Eyedontgiveahoot Eyedontgiveahoot 36-40, F 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    So, for anyone who has read my stories, you know that I want an unconventional sort of family in the future. I fully support a nude, sexually open family. I think that a family...
    eraticmoods eraticmoods 22-25, F 2 Responses Sep 7

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    I've become too much of a perfectionist over the years... I used to think about how to better my life and such. Bit as of late all its been is how to best kill myself... All I...
    lostunit lostunit 26-30, M 1 Response Sep 21

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    Is it really too much to expect so much more from another person? I didn't use to think that expecting a spouse to love you, be there for you, or simply talk to you would be too...
    Lovinu0429 Lovinu0429 36-40, F 1 Response Sep 6

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    It's true. Do you ever sit around and think about just how big this world really is? How there are seven billion people, and what they really entails? That's seven billion hopes...
    traurigerpanda traurigerpanda 26-30, M 2 Responses Sep 9

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    I drink abit too much for my age but who cares ?! Who cares if one day i drink too much and don't wake up, no one would give a crap. It takes away memories and replace them with...
    georgia2001 georgia2001 13-15, F 2 Responses Sep 13

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    Yes, I absolutely think way too much. I find myself constantly critiquing myself or just wondering what could be or what could've been. As such, I find it incredibly difficult to...
    justfun86 justfun86 26-30, M 1 Response Sep 19

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    What I like about drinking is that after a few drinks I don't care about the critics. They say I drink too much, I eat too much, beer has too many calories, I shouldn't wear this...
    CatalinaVanilla CatalinaVanilla 26-30, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    I think i think too much before i sleep!
    Fatemah97 Fatemah97 16-17, F 1 Response Sep 11

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    EP Allie? Censor much? Much too much. That's ok, I shared my story in the comment section below after trying to figure out what words I am banned from using.
    FrolickingFemale FrolickingFemale 36-40, F 5 Responses Sep 21

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    I tend to think too much .... There is nothing wrong with that .... It's a habit
    Guy1618 Guy1618 13-15, M Sep 21

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    I wanted you to give me answers. I needed them, and I was expecting the worst. Maybe knowing the truth will make it better but you didn't give them to me, not even an explanation...
    introvert93 introvert93 18-21, F Sep 22

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    Please complete the form below with your facts and click on the submit button to deliver your enquiry into a Seychelles professional. We're going to answer inside of 24 hrs.To...
    Keniaga838 Keniaga838 31-35, M 1 Response Sep 22

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    Everyone wants acceptance and approval. I worry too much about what others perceive me as that I get self-conscious about anything that I do. It's hard to obtain a careless...
    anitamigna anitamigna 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 23

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    I hate when people shout, when they talk loud and even if they just close the door loudly. I can't stand too much noise, it just makes me uncomfortable. I get sad and scared at the...
    ParkerFewer ParkerFewer 13-15, F 1 Response a week ago

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    Yea. I do get hurt often for caring too much. That's just my nature..
    cjohnson1983 cjohnson1983 31-35, F Sep 12

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    I care too much about others i go out my way for people and most don't even appreciate it.
    RoughLife88 RoughLife88 26-30, F 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    I don't always say a lot of things about how I care too much about people who have been around me and I probably do the same thing when I realize they had already hurt me. This is...
    acitythatneverwakesup acitythatneverwakesup 16-17, F 4 days ago

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    How do I know when best to speak? How do I know when to say what I am feeling or thinking? I have been holding off for a few days now, giving him breathing room. I have just...
    WingsofTime WingsofTime 22-25, F Sep 15

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    Have you ever just sat somewhere for a long time and just thought about everything that has ever happened to you? Well i did, recently. And by the time I finally snapped out of it...
    Bluetoxicity Bluetoxicity 18-21, F 5 Responses Sep 19

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    We do not see the world as it is. We see the world as we are. The truth that one perceives, is subjective and can be wrong. We have long been taught that the truth will set us free...
    SuperiorIntellect SuperiorIntellect 26-30, M 1 Response Sep 10

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    I take a great deal of time to make myself understand that "If something is meant to happen, it will surely come to pass." There are many Ifs and Buts in my life that make me...
    hiddentears hiddentears 22-25, F 2 Responses Sep 7

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    Sometimes I fail to say what i think. I get all wrapped up in thoughts and dreams, but I never forget what she truly means. It might be a cliche...but she's the first person I...
    seeinglife2x2 seeinglife2x2 46-50, M 3 Responses Sep 13

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    This actually still scares me when I think about it so maybe it's good to get it out. Two of my closest female friends knew this guy. I never really knew much about him besides...
    Bewail Bewail 22-25, F 5 Responses Sep 16

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