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I A Still Trying to Find My Place In This World

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    Do I Have One?

    I'm still trying to find it, but I don't expect to be completely satisfied with it until the day I die. If I did, I obviously did not live my life right, since I want my life to be an endless search for knowledge and acceptance and love. I want it to be a changing life, so that...
    SweetbriarPoet SweetbriarPoet 22-25, F Jul 14, 2008

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    I'm 23 And Have Nothing To Show For It....

    I use to live in CA. I moved to Idaho just recently because i felt like visiting my grandparents. I drove up here with my best friend ( my dog) and my mom, they are her parents so she wanted to visit with them. At first it was just going to be a trip for the summer, then I...
    cpoohbear2004 cpoohbear2004 24, F Jul 23, 2010

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    I Keep Trying The Government Keeps Taking

    Im really trying to understand the Government and their ways at looking at things. It seems to me every time one tries to get ahead the Government has their hands out taxing us on every thing we may own or buy. Don't they understand were in a recession here? Jobs are ...
    Haunted5 Haunted5 56-60, F Jul 5, 2010

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    What Is My Place In This World

    I am not at all sure. I know God is sure cause he made me this way. A woman born transexual. Someday God will share what he knows with me ... Until then, I will continue moving along my path. Making my journey learning and changing along the way. I am slowly finding my...
    Josie06 Josie06 56-60, F 1 Response Jul 21, 2010

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    (Originally posted on May 4,

    2013) I am constantly asked "What do you want to be when you grow up?". It gets so annoying because I don't f*cking know! I don't know what I am best at, or who I am supposed to be. I just keep changing. And I'm 16.
    NeonPurple NeonPurple 18-21, F Mar 6

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    After All This Time I Still Don't Know Who I Am

    Lets face it - I'm towards the end of middle age. I'm 47 years old & still have no idea who the **** I am or where I belong! I'm very varied in my likes. So that makes it hard to find my place. The people I get along best with are my 22 yr old son's friends. I can identify...
    sumanitutanka sumanitutanka 46-50, F 5 Responses Aug 27, 2009

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    I'm not really certain what it is I am supposed

    to do, or if there is even an expected role for me. I grew up an academic, and excelled at every topic I was ever confronted with, with the exception at math. For some reason, in the classroom, I can't apply math or remember formulas, but in the "real world," I can apply it...
    southernfaith southernfaith 26-30, F Jan 28

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    Insignificant Role

    Some have luck with their talents early on. Some must wait to grow into the person they will become. My talents are not all that common. Right now I am working on building them. Sometimes I feel left out or purposeless. Though I know that I will not give up without a fight. Still...
    poplartree poplartree 18-21 3 Responses Mar 4, 2011

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    yes...everytime I Think I&#...

    yes...everytime i think i've maybe found my niche, something changes and everything falls apart...
    thedreamisover thedreamisover 18-21, F Jul 14, 2008

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    What'S My Place?

    Backround: Well, starting highschool has been... not as good as people tell me it is. Dating back to middle school... I got bullied a lot. For the clothes i wore, the way my hair was, and just the way I looked. There was one day that was very distinct to me, a girl in my science...
    Bethyboobunny29 Bethyboobunny29 13-15, F 1 Response Feb 1, 2013

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    A Man Is Nothing Without Honest Women. Whatever We Think About Women, She Will Not What We Think.

    i worked 21 years in a firm with fully honestly what they can't increase my salary from last 4 year and forced to resign the job at last myself left a job frm 5 months. struggling days are with me now but i manage myself to do business in a small scale, no body is helpful, i m...
    amitsnr amitsnr 36-40 Jul 11, 2012

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    I don't know what to do

    or what to study. I majored in philosophy and I felt as though I failed at doing well enough to continue my studies in it. This depresses me greatly; there was a time when I loved philosophy and wanted to do nothing else. I just feel lost and utterly unsure of myself right now.
    bulgarwheat bulgarwheat 22-25, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    I'm Trying.

    Finding my place in this world is hard. It's hard when you live with an overly protective grandmother & grandfather. I worry all of the time about whether or not i'm on the right path. But i've just decided to trust myself & know that what i'm doing now IS the right thing...
    AliciaGee AliciaGee 18-21 Jul 15, 2008

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    Just Not Sure

    I just don't know what I am here for... I don't know that there is even a need for me or if my presence serves a purpose.
    mysplitpersonality mysplitpersonality 36-40, F 1 Response Nov 22, 2007

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    What to Do?

    I think finding your place can have a lot to do with your job. I am unhappy in my job. I want to do something that helps other people. I think I'm getting closer to what I want to do, but only time will tell.
    ameeker ameeker 21-25, F 1 Response Nov 20, 2007

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    She said "there is no place

    for your kind here". What the hell does that mean!? I guess if you can tell your own child that, there is no point in trying to have any kind of relationship. I haven't spoken to her in days. Nothing left to say. I don't acknowledge gods do I can't pray, when I use to no...
    StillLooking92 StillLooking92 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 9

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    god Yes - I'm Getting S...

    god yes - i'm getting scared cause im always hearing people say stuff like "life isn't a rehearsal" and such, and i feel so lost here,......am i running outa time???
    foxtrotoscar foxtrotoscar 36-40, M Jul 14, 2008

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    Stuck

    I am the second born child in my family,i never really had a true mother and father that gave me direction and guidance in life. I stayed with my older sister from 13 to 22 because she became my guardian. I never did well in school i mean it was cool on up until middle school,i...
    cpfanatic cpfanatic 22-25 2 Responses Feb 13, 2011

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    Got to Be More to Life Then Cookie Dough

    Here I am again pondering over why I exsist. I have to have more reason then eating cookie dough, watching t.v., and sleeping on the couch, as comfortable as it is. I once felt my life had meaning but anymore I'm in a rut. I have a gym membership I don't use, I have...
    nurse2nice nurse2nice 31-35, F 3 Responses Jun 19, 2008

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    yes No Yes.. ...

    yes no yes.. some days I feel as though nothing should ever change and I've found all I need other mornings I wake questioning all  
    weta weta 26-30, F 2 Responses Aug 21, 2009

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    Tryna Find A Place In This World

    I'm alone, on my own, and that's all I know I'll be strong, I'll be wrong, oh but life goes on Oh, I'm just a girl, trying to find a place in this world Love these lyrics. Their from a Taylor swift Song and I love them <3 I am alone and I am on my own and that's is really all...
    SammyNeedsHelp SammyNeedsHelp 13-15, F 1 Response May 4, 2013

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    You're Place In the World

    Before I moved cross country from New York City to Los Angeles this past June for opportunity, I created a small video on YouTube (for my sweet farewell) called "Empire of the Mind". I had "high hopes" when I first moved to the city; then, 9/11 occurred and a...
    sonyarose8 sonyarose8 36-40, F 1 Response Aug 29, 2007

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    I Found My Place In This World

    My place in this world is beside the girl I love, Jacelyn Khoo. I love her with all my heart, I just hate how I always manage to hurt her unconciously and yet when I tell her I didn't mean to she ends up thinking it's just an excuse. I don't blame her because the things I do are...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Nov 28, 2011

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    Journey

    I am not sure of my place in this world, I sometimes even question if I am on the right path.  But life is a journey and there is greater enjoyment in the journey more often than the destination and along that way will be roadsigns which will confirm our paths.  I...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jul 15, 2008

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    Me Too

     Boy I know this feeling. I talk to God every day asking for guidance in my work life. I have a wonderful boyfriend and we live in a house that we bought 2 years ago and I know how lucky I am to have that but.... I would dearly love to have a job that fills me with passion...
    theNood theNood 36-40 Aug 27, 2009

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      So here I sit, 3:00 in the morning

    and I am extremely tired but completely unable to sleep. Thoughts running through my head, too many thoughts for one brain to contain. I am sitting here thinking to myself, wondering, if life is just existing is it really living? Is it even worth living? If one has no money and...
    ihaveanameitsrick ihaveanameitsrick 46-50, M 5 Responses Dec 14, 2013

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    Junior Year

    I'm a junior who is still trying to be my own individual self. I'm the person that is smart but dosen't show off and I'm the target of the jokes. I'm the awkwardly shy person. I just want to stand out and not be just be part of the crowd. I have respect for my body i don't show...
    justformythoughts justformythoughts 18-21, F Jan 9, 2011

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    My Journey Of Life Through This Often Times Bewildering And Frustrating World

    My story is an ongoing journey through the many perplexing and oftentimes frustrating experiences that perhaps only a single guy of my age can understand.  I"m an average guy, decent looking, average height, athletic build, 42 yrs old.  I've been relating to Michael...
    Taviguy67 Taviguy67 41-45 Oct 8, 2010

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    Does Grass Is Greener On the Other Side?

    I lived most of my life in Poland, then I moved to the States. The 10th aniversary is coming and I'm longing to be somwhere else. Then the other side of me wants something permanent. But not here and not back in the Poland. I always think that somewhere else I'll find peace and...
    ewunia ewunia 31-35, F 1 Response Jul 16, 2008

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    Sea Of Faces

    I suppose I'm lost, I miss Alysa, and the only thing I want right now is someone to replace her. I don't know if that's right or wrong, I suppose if I did end up finding someone to replace the hole in my life, it wouldn't be genuine, and it would just be me trying to erase her...
    zeframcochrane zeframcochrane 16-17 Oct 20, 2013

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    ocbadluck ocbadluck 26-30, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    i am still trying to find out who i am really. Because the good thing in me is given by my parents, teacher and friends. I really don't know what is originally mine and good in...
    visibleme visibleme 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 26

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    I am still trying to get over certain experiences in my life that now has affected me as a adult
    Hmonopoli Hmonopoli 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 3

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    I am still trying to figure out life. I swear the harder I try the harder it gets.
    StayLyn StayLyn 41-45, F 6 Responses Apr 5

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    Still trying to figure this whole weight loss thing out. I'm scared of the scale, looking at it just makes me depressed. I don't have money to pay for the gym or personal trainer...
    BleuGirl83 BleuGirl83 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 12

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    I try to say goodbye and I choke, I try to walk away and I stumble, Although I try to hide it - it's clear... My world crumbles when u are not near ...
    Feelinthebeat Feelinthebeat 41-45, F 2 hrs ago

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    It had been over four years since I’d stepped out on that branch him. I remember it well - I thought my footing was sure. I placed one foot there – it felt secure enough...
    LadyBronte LadyBronte 46-50, F 7 Responses Apr 7

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    It sucks when you're ignored by the person whose attention is the only thing you want in the world. Ever since this girl first walked into our school, I couldn’t take my eyes...
    elugo123456789 elugo123456789 18-21, M 3 Responses Apr 2

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    I cant believe how many disrespectful people there is in this world today and I hate to say it but mostly in the younger generation. Times have changed and i get that but what...
    wickedone72 wickedone72 41-45, F 8 Responses 1 day ago

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    For a little over a year I have been trying to explain the reasons and motivations behind the way I have lived my life since I married my husband. I have never been able to explain...
    isis55 isis55 56-60, F 1 Response Mar 31

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    UKRAINE- CRIMEA CRISIS- RESULT to SIEGE MENTALITY of EUROPEAN......... 1) I am not European however I have always had deep interest in history of different regions in the world...
    jiaberg jiaberg 51-55, M 2 days ago

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    Ok let me jus get summink off of my chest I hate the way society is today … I mean the negativity of life these days jus kills me like it's not even being realistic to say or...
    IILaraII IILaraII 18-21, F Apr 8

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    In Oct. of 2013 my boyfriend and I went to an animal shelter just to see the sweet dogs and cats. As we looked around we just happen to stumble across this adorable older dog, who...
    whoevausayiam whoevausayiam 26-30, F Mar 31

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    I'm an 18 year old gay kid who loves to play world of war craft. Characters range from 30 to 90 and all kinds of classes. Lets chat and raid together! Roleplaying is a plus, diaper...
    teenfetish teenfetish 18-21, M 1 hr ago

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    I have traveled to many states with my family for vacations. We are struggling with money lately and I really want to travel somewhere again. My mom and sister got the chance to go...
    Ginger135 Ginger135 16-17, F 6 Responses Mar 25

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    So frustrated I could cry. By the way these posts arent very positive but that's why I want to vent them and let them go. Today was really crazy. I'm so mad at my "friends". Today...
    kanntdecide kanntdecide 22-25, F 2 Responses Apr 7

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    I need a place I need time I need myself There will come a time when we need a time for ourselves to figure things out. Have you ever felt so lost, so tired, so confused? Well, I...
    MylifeasMae MylifeasMae 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 6

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    DAVID WILCOCK LATEST UPDATE : Flight 370: The Straw That Breaks the Cabal's Back? 7 APRIL 2014The secret powers running the military-industrial complex, the Federal Reserve banking...
    THEMADHATTERXXXX THEMADHATTERXXXX 46-50, M 1 Response Apr 7

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    I wish I could enter the world of fantasy because, it is one of my sweetest escape from the restricting reality. I momentarily escape from the worldly problems that are pulling me...
    NatsukiKuroneko NatsukiKuroneko 18-21, F a week ago

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    Commentary from Blog this is Copied from April 16, 2014 Benjamin Fulford for April 14, 2014 “Surrender Or Die.” That Is the Choice the US Cabal Government Now Faces benjamin...
    Jericho7 Jericho7 36-40, M 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    Too many times I find myself letting anxieties and fears control my thought patterns and actions. Into my 20s I had many factors that led me to believe that life was nothing but...
    simulatedexistence simulatedexistence 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 5

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    It doesn't happen often, that someone comes into your life, and changes it 100%. It doesn't happen often that someone walks in, and you are thankful for all the failed...
    NYSlilAngel NYSlilAngel 26-30, F 2 Responses Apr 8

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    I'm not sure if some of us are born like this and it's ok to feel this way everyday but I'm so unhappy. From childhood I wasn't able to just sit and be happy everything felt heavy...
    charliann charliann 22-25, F 2 Responses Apr 13

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    People have an amazing way of shaping your perception about yourself. I have struggled my whole life with issues either about body image, confidence, academic performance or other...
    maddyha maddyha 22-25, F 3 Responses Mar 22