I can’t help but feel like a failure in life. Other friends my age have accomplished so much more in life, have great jobs, started families, and actually have things to show for it. I feel like I’m so behind. I get spurts of inspiration and motivation every now and then but I’ve never really dug my way out of my rut. I know I should and could do better, and still can, but the way I feel just makes me freeze in place and watch as life goes on around me.

Not sure if I’m asking for tips to help or maybe just hoping to hear I’m not the only one to feel this way.


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  • Sandia721


    Definitely not alone. I was married but am now divorced. Had a house but lost it in the divorce. Without my partner, I have none of that because I am unable to work because of my medical and mental illness so I see all of my friends with their houses and spouses and now they’re even starting to have babies (which I want more than anything in the world) and I feel like I will never have any of that again. I’m just stuck here with nothing.

  • Bmanlittle


    Felt that my entire life, it's hard, but you can't just compare your life to others it's not fair to yourself (it's a lot easier said than done) just focus on what makes you happy and everything will come in time.

  • Taylorf


    Thats good you get those spurts. Do things in the times that you don't and you will probably find it helps you and you get more.

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