I Want Things I Can't Have

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    Is This My Life?

    I just look at my life and wonder sometimes how I got here and especially why almost nothing is the way I wanted it to be. I want to move back home. I want to be with someone I love and who loves me. I want to be near my friends and family. And above all else, I want...
    NEgal NEgal
    26-30, F
    Sep 12, 2007

    It's Always A No...

    We're an average family And there are certain things we can afford. But when I ask something that I really want, I just can't have it. And I hate it so much because every time I ask for something, it's always a NO. You know why I'm posting this? I just had a bad day when I went...
    firecrescent firecrescent
    16-17
    Jun 2, 2010

    It Hurts

    I'm a shopoholic with no $$$....buying things makes me happy...I guess it replaces people? I understand hoarders to a point. Not being able to walk through your house easily and it getting to the point where you have mold and dust lurking is the limit. If I had money Id probably...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Jun 9, 2011

    It'll Be A Miracle...

    I guess by the title, i'm already setting myself up for doom but the one thing I really want is a nice home that I own! I probably will never own a home because I am saddled with so much std loan debt it is crazy! I will probably be a renter for the rest of my life and that...
    aniave aniave
    31-35, F
    1 Response Nov 27, 2009

    Like Grandparents

    I never had any. Not on either side. One drank herself to death, another died of emphysema, another while being treated for a rare form of leukemia and the last I am not sure. All before I was ever born. I wonder all the time what my life might have been like if they were in...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Mar 7, 2011

    Never Satisfied

    Just seems like I can never be fully satisfied. I always want something.....
    jcpforhowlong jcpforhowlong
    18-21
    2 Responses Oct 27, 2009

    Not Big Things But Still Cant Have Them

    I dont really want much from life. i never have. All ive ever really wanted was for someone loyal to love me. Apart from that i struggle to think of a single thing else that i want. i mean sure money and all that superficial stuff is nice but i certainly dont dream about it and...
    formerwhinger formerwhinger
    18-21, M
    1 Response Nov 26, 2009

    Out Of Reach

    I'm not an unrealistic person ... in fact I'd consider myself pretty level headed and sensible.But there are one or two things that I want right now that I can't have.  No matter how much I tell myself they are unattainable it doesn't stop me wanting them. It's stupid and...
    womaninbliss womaninbliss
    51-55, F
    4 Responses May 6, 2012

    In Iowa and In My Everyday Life

     i want Jake ... but he lives 3 states away .. its not feasible and im trying to tell myself the honest truth its not gonna happen ;... " it'll make you cry , make you break down shatter your illusions of love  Is it over now do you know how to pick up the pieces...
    starstruck2xtrme starstruck2xtrme
    26-30, F
    Aug 22, 2007

    I, Also Want Things I Can't Have

    I  want  a new cell phone, an mp3 player, a  computer that isnt ghetto, a bedroom, a family, a job, money. Had em once but gave em up for drugs. I admit it. But it used to be okay with me cuze I had a man in my life that fulfilled me. that took care of me and...
    wonkey wonkey
    18-21, F
    Jun 3, 2010

    Can't Have

    I want this I want that I want him All things I can't and will never be able to have. This makes me sad.
    Mediocre Mediocre
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Nov 28, 2009

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