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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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    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, 2014

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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 1 Response Jul 5, 2014

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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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    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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    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 wish I had never been born I just wish I

    hadn't. It wouldn't have changed anybody's life. It wouldn't have made anyone unhappy. On the opposite it feels like I'm an enormous burden. All my friends wouldn't have any worse lives, they would have had even better ones - without my mess. My family would have been so much...
    dartemi dartemi 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 16, 2014

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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 1 Response Mar 15, 2012

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    Sometimes I feel like the world would be a

    better place without me in it. I wish I could just fade from existence, a better person seamlessly taking my place as better mother to my kids and better wife to my husband. I don't want to hurt anyone anymore. I don't feel like I'm ever going to be good enough.
    sunrae08 sunrae08 26-30, F Jun 14

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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, 2014

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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 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, 2014

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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, 2014

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 29, 2014

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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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    Related Experiences

    And never dated anyone. Obviously I'm a virgin. ....unless dating on the internet counts?
    JustABoredGirl JustABoredGirl 13-15, F 1 Response 5 hrs ago

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    I've only been in three relationships, two of which were long distance. I've never really been on a date, which is frustrating since I'm a romantic, and I want to be cutesy, and...
    Serrara Serrara 18-21, F 1 Response 13 hrs ago

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    I am almost 17 and I have never had my first kiss. My friends are so experienced and I'm not... I'm already gonna be a junior.
    Emmahlove Emmahlove 16-17, F 5 Responses 1 day ago

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    Granmaw got this obscene phone call The dude on the line was whispering to her that he'd like a little p-ss- She died out laughing and told the caller .. " lord I would too...
    wolffive wolffive 51-55, M 3 days ago

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    I have never been to jail and I don't want to but they make jail look so fun In one of my favorite show called ORANGE IS THE NEW BLACK I wonder if jail is actually like that
    Vswagger Vswagger 13-15, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    It's try true. And I hope my first relationship is my last relationship!
    lexieloulou99 lexieloulou99 13-15, F 5 days ago

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    I've never been to jail and don't plan on doing anything that would get me sent there.
    Maybeincubus Maybeincubus 22-25, M 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    I feel like I am never good enough at any job I have. Are there any other people out there that feel the same way?
    BabyTuna BabyTuna 41-45, F 6 days ago

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    The only jail I hope to be in is a jail made by kids from chairs
    Shygirl9011 Shygirl9011 13-15 Jun 22

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    Just cause I have used in the past doesn't mean I did it to be "cool". I've never known what that feels like and Probly never will. I don't have a group who think I'm just okay...
    katariffik katariffik 31-35, F 1 Response Jun 21

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    Jail is so no cool place to be.
    mother1983 mother1983 31-35, F 6 Responses Jun 21

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    lets hope it stays that way!! lol
    cowshed123 cowshed123 31-35, M 2 Responses Jun 21

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    Cuz true Gs never get caught.
    Whatsmystory Whatsmystory 26-30, F 1 Response Jun 21

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    I just keep thinking I'm doing everything wrong. It just seems like everyone always have to tell me how to live life. why do I bother trying when apparently I'm doing everything...
    brknsilence79 brknsilence79 31-35, F Jun 21

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    When he told me to open my mouth and shined his flash light inside, I resigned myself to the worst because that dime bag was stuck in my throat. The cop's look of disappointment...
    Swillbucket Swillbucket 36-40, M Jun 21

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    I forgot to mention that while Dashiell Hammett was asking me questions, his partner was searching me. He plunged his hands in my pockets without any foreplay. He checked my...
    Swillbucket Swillbucket 36-40, M Jun 21

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    So I got out of the fu'king car. Dashiell Hammett and his partner asked me a lot of questions. When I ended one my answers with "honest to god," Dashiell Hammett told me he didn...
    Swillbucket Swillbucket 36-40, M Jun 21

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    The u-turn car had a flashing red light light inside. I swallowed my dime bag and became innocence itself. I was lost. I was looking for a bar called the empty bottle. Dashiell...
    Swillbucket Swillbucket 36-40, M Jun 21

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    I gave the one kid my ten and the other kid gave me one of the little bags out of the big one. Despite the fact that what I really wanted was boy and what he was handing me...
    Swillbucket Swillbucket 36-40, M Jun 20

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    I have never entered a ***** club. Once, when I was really bored, I went to one of the many ***** clubs in my neighborhood. The guy wearing a dumb looking hat at the door said...
    Swillbucket Swillbucket 36-40, M Jun 20

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