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I Wish I Had Never Been Born

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    The Thought Is There Often

    I know things are looking better in some aspects but there are so many times, all too often, that I just feel, wish, wonder what the heck I'm doing here. I love my children and years ago I loved my life but only a few limited pictures that pop up. Snapshots of happiness that live...
    mysplitpersonality mysplitpersonality 36-40, F Feb 24, 2008

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    Thanks, But No Thanks

    I don't mean to be nihilistic. Life has meaning for most people. It has its ups and downs, but basically it is worth living. For me, life has not been worth living since sometime in childhood. When, I don't exactly know. Can I identify a precise time? No. I find that doctors...
    diredepths diredepths 46-50, F 3 Responses Jul 21, 2007

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    All Messed Up

    i just wish i didnt exist. i wish i had never been put on this planet. everything is such a mess and there is no point to my life. i have no family and no friends. the only thing i have is the most wonderful little son in the world and i love him with all my heart. he's the...
    mikkiblu mikkiblu 22-25 1 Response Jun 28, 2010

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    Hate Myself

    if i was never born it would be so much better i wouldnt have t suffer so much i hate life and everything in it
    rageandhate rageandhate 18-21 6 Responses Sep 12, 2013

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    I Wish They Never Wanted Someone...

    ...because they got me. I have no use by the people around me. And that's what I've always wanted. To be wanted. And even when I am, I don't deserve it, and eventually they realize it and leave me. Otherwise people will show interest in me... but then when I'm insulting and...
    MaryStrawberry MaryStrawberry 16-17 May 18, 2011

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    Although I have a kind family.

    They love me. I am healthy that I grateful, But I hate myself ,I am nothing, I wish I had never been born
    hani89 hani89 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 29

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    Only Sometimes

    I used to always feel this way, but not so much anymore. I am begining to feel more positive in my life, thanks to my EP friends and my new positive attitude! Of course I am still having bad days, thinking why me? I have my pity parties, lots of them, and thats okay, but I don't...
    AWUK AWUK 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 4, 2008

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    An Everyday Wish

    Ohh how I wish that I was never born, life would have been so much easier.  Constant rejection, always feeling like a failure and a loser.  The whole world looks at you like your crap on their shoe.  Why was I born anyway when im so meaningless. 
    WhyBother22 WhyBother22 22-25, M Mar 15, 2012

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    Life's too much of a hassle.

    It's like the perpetual running on a hamster wheel. Utterly tiring, and you have to struggle just to keep up with it. Most days I just wish I were dead honestly. Life is just an endless struggle signifying nothing. In the end, whether now or 100 years from now, you will be dead...
    arrowoftime arrowoftime 18-21 1 Response Sep 3

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    I Absolutely, Whole-heartedly, Desperately Wish I Hadn't Been Born.

    My confession is similar to the other confessions in this group.  However, in my case, I do not hate the world.  I think the world is beautiful, and there are a lot of wonderful, kind, intelligent people in the world.  The world isn't the problem, I am.  I'm not good at life...
    Yo25 Yo25 31-35 3 Responses Jul 13, 2011

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    I used to think that the world would be a much

    better place if I had not existed. I would not know pain. I would not know I missed on happiness. But then I thought about all the people whom I affected. People who were sad, and I made them laugh. People who needed help and I lend them a hand. Would someone else have been...
    kalila37 kalila37 18-21, F Jul 5

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    If Only....

    I have felt this way for as long as I can remember.  I can recall at the age of 4 asking my mother why she had me.  She just got angry and told me I was stupid. She got angry not because of the questions content, she did not care how I felt, she was mad because I was...
    DarkPhoenix DarkPhoenix 31-35, F 2 Responses Oct 23, 2007

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    Sometimes

    Sometimes, Just sometimes, I wish I’d never been born! Life’s been hell! And anyway, What’s the point of living? Life’s been hell! 
    cndrewdrvr8 cndrewdrvr8 46-50, M Jul 2, 2011

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    I don't know what to do anymore.

    .. All my family care about is themselves they don't care how they make the people around them feel
    nicola167 nicola167 16-17, F 1 Response May 29

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    Non-existant

    Do you look so far into the dark realms Where daemons crawl and drain all emotion, Where only blood is found? Do you think you can find me here? However hard you try I am not here The only proof of me Is fallen bodies in red silk dresses But is that really me? Certainly not I am...
    MaiaTheBroken MaiaTheBroken 18-21, F Jun 3, 2012

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    So Close

    Well I was born, but then a few weeks or months later, I had an allergic reaction to one of my first shots, I didn't start showing until my mom found me unresponsive in my crib. I was rushed to the hospital via ambulance, and died a short time later in the hospital room. The...
    Elijahx Elijahx 18-21, M 3 Responses Mar 5, 2013

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    I am healthy. I have a loving wife whom I adore.

    I have supportive siblings. I have friends. I have numerous hobbies I enjoy. I am successful at work, and have a good, well-paying job. I have a nice home. And yet I spend most of my time wishing I had never been born. Always hopping from one small island of happiness to another...
    emarde emarde 46-50 2 Responses May 29

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    This Repulsive World

    I am horrified at the fact that I was brought into this unbearable world thirty years ago. It was all well-intentioned of course; so many harmful things are well-intentioned after all. The first thing that happened in this miserable life of mine was that my biological parents...
    rahayel rahayel 26-30, F 4 Responses Mar 17, 2013

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    I grew up with these sayings drilled into my

    mind by my mother. "You're my future. I only trust in you. You are my everything" "When you grow, you have to take care of me. And buy me everything I need." "When you grow up, you have to take care of your 10 year younger brother because I'll be too old to provide for him...
    trinityxsun trinityxsun 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 13

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    selfish thoughts

    I've had a privileged life. Married, supportive parents; skill in school; even owing horses. They are the only things that being me joy now. I am a horrible procrastinator. Nobody ever taught me how to deal with stress; everyone just started expecting me to do so many things at...
    Apres Apres 18-21 Sep 8, 2013

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    Why Wasn'T I Aborted?

    It's always strange when the topic of abortion comes up. I defend a woman's right to choose what happens with her body, and I argue that making it illegal won't keep it from happening. What I don't say, what I'm always thinking, is that I wish my mother had aborted me. I envy...
    terrifiedofpeople terrifiedofpeople 26-30, F 2 Responses Mar 10, 2013

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    I Dunno

    The things I hate in this world are all too real, and the things I love are all too often an illusion. I suppose that’s partly my fault. If I was given the choice to disappear right now and be totally forgotten, no one remembering my existence, I just might have to take...
    deleted deleted 26-30 7 Responses Mar 14, 2008

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    Related Experiences

    im 34 now, and have still never been in a relationship of any kind!! i never really can understand myself sometimes, i mean, i totally wish i could be in a relationship, but i cant...
    cowshed123 cowshed123 31-35, M 1 Response Sep 9

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    I too have had this feeling. It is like a vice on my heart that I cannot put to true words. I am sad at the most unusual times. I have a great life. A wonderful son, family, close...
    missryerye missryerye 31-35, F 2 Responses Aug 28

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    i feel i should of been born a girl as i have an inner girl inside me as i am completly interested in all girly things including makeup, clothes, hand bags and high heels. ive even...
    girlyAndrea1987 girlyAndrea1987 26-30, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    So I'm 20 years old.. Almost 21 actually, and I have never had any romantic experience of any kind. I can't think of anybody I know who has never been in a relationship, or who...
    postmixlemonade postmixlemonade 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 24

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    I'm 25 and have never been out on a real date! Really? I have a child [I'm devoted] but I've never been to the movies or out with a man. I've never really had a boyfriend either. I...
    Chunkydunkin Chunkydunkin 22-25, F 4 Responses Sep 5

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    I am 19 I have never been in a relationship or even kissed a boy, it is very embarrassing if someone ask if I have been in a relationship I always lie and I've been in a few...
    MissLadyJay MissLadyJay 18-21, M 4 Responses Sep 1

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    I've never been in mutual romantic love before. I've had strong feelings for men but they have never been returned. (sound the little violin) lol I don't mean to sound like a...
    23starinthesky 23starinthesky 22-25, F 7 Responses Sep 12

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    I have never been in a relationship. My little sister has had a lot of boyfriends. It is lonely yes but it is hard to find a good guy.
    anestacia anestacia 16-17, F 3 Responses Aug 30

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    I have never been in a relationship with anyone. Makes me feel lame sometimes but right now I am confused. Yes, there have been people that I like and people who like me, but I...
    Steffi627 Steffi627 18-21, F 10 Responses Aug 22

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    I have never been rejected cause i have never asked anyone :D
    mahdiraza mahdiraza 16-17, M 1 Response Aug 23

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    I have never been kissed and I am turning 17 in a month.. All of my friends have been kissed and I am the only one who hasn't. It has definitely taken its toll on my self esteem...
    Grace1123 Grace1123 16-17, F 4 Responses Aug 31

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    Im turn 21 in two weeks and ive never been in a relationship and ive accepted the fact that i never will be in one
    anonymous2456 anonymous2456 18-21, M 3 Responses Sep 1

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    I have no criminal record at all. I have never been arrested, either. I have never even received a traffic ticket or any kind of citation. I am a law-abiding citizen. I hope to...
    s4019t s4019t 26-30, M Sep 11

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    I have an imaginary boyfriend that I see when I listen to these songs. Is it ok to listen to love songs even though you've never been inlove and is an Imaginary boyfriend normal, I...
    Emmilly Emmilly 18-21 1 Response Sep 13

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    My sister has always bed the smart pretty one. All of my friends loved and adored her. Every guy I liked, liked her, or wanted her. Some guys would only date me to make her jealous...
    MarisoleLane MarisoleLane 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 28

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    its sad and really hurts my self esteem. no guys at my school find me attractive and ive never been in a serious relationship that wasnt long distance :(
    kkkeeennnzzz kkkeeennnzzz 13-15, F Sep 3

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    Never been to and I'll try to not got go there as long as I can =)
    Doufy62 Doufy62 26-30, M 1 Response Sep 4

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    Do I really have to write stuff here? But ja. Never been kissed.. I'm that girl in the class who everyone's mates with but no one thinks of me as more than a mate..
    NobodyCaresOkai NobodyCaresOkai 13-15, F 3 Responses Sep 4

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    I have visited one, but I've never been incarcerated in one.
    nightpatroller78 nightpatroller78 22-25, M Sep 5

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    I've never been to hc, this is my first year & this is my dress! I'm so happy
    abbbbbby abbbbbby 13-15, F 8 Responses Sep 10

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    I was 8years old mom thought he was great i however disagreed he raped me several times and would make me promise not to say anything he would hit to ensure i wouldnt say anything...
    Liv4 Liv4 22-25, F 2 Responses Sep 11

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    I am 20 year old girl that has never been kissed or anything else like even go on a date and not because I'm waiting for the one. Is there something wrong with me that guys aren't...
    Ari555 Ari555 18-21, F 3 Responses Sep 12

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    Not a completely true statement. I have never been arrested, but heaven knows I know how to quickly figure 10% and determine if it worth the investment.
    GleefulLaughs GleefulLaughs 36-40, F 3 days ago

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    I have never been in a relationship and I really just want a girlfriend
    225pro 225pro 16-17, M 2 days ago

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    A few years ago a best friend of mine and me stopped being friends. It wasn't a hateful separation. (We didn't part hating each other.) This is just a best friend I've had for...
    Ebbistarlight Ebbistarlight 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 10

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    I honestly do not get why everyone wants one, or thinks I am lame for not having a boyfriend. I am only 14 years old, I do not need a boyfriend or sex or love, I believe I am not...
    HelloKittyBaby HelloKittyBaby 16-17, F 4 Responses Aug 26

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    I would love to be born in 1956. Great year...could have gone to nightlife of Disco1970s era.
    DiscoNight1970s DiscoNight1970s 46-50, F Sep 7

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    I can go against peer pressure! All my life I've been my own person and quite independent! I remember back at school people seem to put people in groups depending on what type of...