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I Am Floating Alone Through Life

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    I am Alone. In life we are forced to be social. Our sanity depends on it, and even our confidence. Humans aren't lone wolves, they fight together as a pack of brothers or sisters...
    TheChosenOne32 TheChosenOne32 22-25, M 1 Response Sep 13

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    It's like there's an empty hole in my body waiting to be filled in order to carry on through life. Most of the time that hole is being filled with my ex boyfriend. Terrible, I know...
    Ashleyjoan Ashleyjoan 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 24

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    Don't we all? My only advice I can offer on this subject is that it gets better. They don't say "patience is a virtue" just because they can. All things get better with time, you...
    Zolaugh Zolaugh 18-21, M Aug 24

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    I'm sure I'm not the first to go through this, but I needed to express this somewhere. I apologize for the length.. I don't really have any friends or family who's shoulder I...
    WhoAml WhoAml 22-25, F 1 Response 17 hrs ago

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    She dances methodically through her life to a rythem that's become familiar and a dance that's become expected.  She often thinks of her mistakes and feels the weight of regret...
    MamaKat27 MamaKat27 41-45, F Sep 1

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    Laughter is all around me, coming from me, and I can see the faces of my friends. It's a good night. We're all at dinner together, debating the stupidest of subjects like world...
    Skollon Skollon 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    Well I'm gonna start from the beginning (spoiler alert ahead=D) ok well my real dad tried killing killing my mum when I was about 1 and I was in her arms when it happened she took...
    TheKkidNoOneLikes TheKkidNoOneLikes 16-17, M 2 hrs ago

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    if one could see beauty through eyes of the blind they would see not with their eyes but with what they could feel beauty would be emotions that we could only caress with our...
    lotophagi lotophagi 31-35 2 Responses Aug 27

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    The dark rain, jogging in the degree of the playground, rain down a sewer flow, tick, playing a song of memories of movement. Memories, rainy night, playground, we are not in the...
    baobeiaa baobeiaa 22-25, F Aug 28

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    The dark rain, jogging in the degree of the playground, rain down a sewer flow, tick, playing a song of memories of movement. Memories, rainy night, playground, we are not in the...
    baobeiaa baobeiaa 22-25, F Aug 28

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    R. Do you ever think of yourself as actually dead lying in a box with a lid on it? No. R. Nor do I really. It's silly to be depressed by it. I mean, one thinks of it...
    dontcareforlabels dontcareforlabels 41-45, M 3 hrs ago

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    Even though I feel like my life is a complete mess, I at least try to make the best out of it because all the precious things in my life give me the strength to stand through all...
    funyarinpa funyarinpa 13-15, F 15 mins ago

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    When I was 16, my boyfriend beat and raped me. Afterwards, I asked, "Why did you do that?" and he said, "To make you feel dirty so you won't be a **** anymore."I thought I loved...
    InnerGuidance InnerGuidance 26-30, F 14 Responses Sep 7

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    Ok this a long text to my husband I felt like I needed to let this out. Excuse my language also, I only do it when I'm mad. I ******* spend 42 hours in the hospital 42 trying...
    Melissa0326 Melissa0326 18-21 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Having a sense of being alone has been with me always. I am an only child. When I was a child I had one, perhaps two friends. I didn't have sports or other interests. The solitary...
    softgreenhourglass softgreenhourglass 36-40, M 2 Responses Sep 6

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    I wake up in the morning only to think I have many hours in my day to get through. Nothing eventful or nothing will make me happy so whats the point. I feel trapped and feel like I...
    toniyl toniyl 36-40, F 2 Responses 3 hrs ago

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    I would have to say that my life is okay just getting through day by day.
    andreaespe andreaespe 18-21, F 1 hr ago

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    I used to be very angry with the universe. I had the "why me's" just like everyone else. I am not angry anymore. I honestly believe that everyone has a path in life. I think...
    Mm8335 Mm8335 31-35, F 5 Responses Aug 27

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    I want to end my life. I can't live no more. It's to much, I have no friends. Everyone hates me. I try and make friends at College but I can't because no one accepts me. I have to...
    KiranDee7 KiranDee7 16-17, F 6 Responses 13 hrs ago

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    My roommate went of to work and I had to eat breakfast all by my lonesome self. I think food tastes better when it is enjoyed with people. Food loses a bit of its luster when I...
    DacianaNorte DacianaNorte 18-21, F 6 hrs ago

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    Yep ... I've been through too much to not take what I've learned from past mistakes and apply them to my life. Why would I choose unhappiness for myself? Being alone does not...
    StarLily71 StarLily71 41-45, F 6 Responses Sep 8

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    Dreams of moments past are just that dreams Yet when they speak to you in volumes repetitively It's hard not to get lost in their meaning and story once more I see many a scenario...
    PoeticMute PoeticMute 31-35, M Sep 11

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    I look in the mirror and I don't recognise my self I know it's me but just doesn't feel right, I feel like I'm not living my life and I'm just floating day by day.
    chloesarahxxo chloesarahxxo 18-21, F Aug 28

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    Need to hide this here a while - lending ou my laptop (basic summary of my life from my point of view) I was bullied in school. Every single one. The first by a teacher which of...
    prettybrowneyes1993 prettybrowneyes1993 18-21, F Sep 1

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    I want to practice self-love, but I am a fig tree - I look tough on the outside, but I am easily overtaken by insects and harsh weather. I have read many different versions of...
    ThQnOfHrts16 ThQnOfHrts16 22-25, F 2 Responses Sep 15

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    I have often thought about the meaning of life, and have not really found any. First, let me apologize for any seemingly-snobbish moments, my intention is to reach out to...
    puppychair123 puppychair123 18-21, M 6 days ago

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    I don't want to be alone. This is not what I had planned for myself at this age. I was recently in a relationship & now its over. But I don't want to put the time or energy into...
    RubyLane RubyLane 41-45, F 1 Response 7 hrs ago

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    I just don't know who my friends are anymore... I always end up trusting the wrong people. No matter how hard I try I'll always be alone
    flanbot flanbot 16-17, F 1 hr ago

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    The spouse, an Orpheus played by Tim Wright, is part Greek poet and portion city hipster rocker, but often treats Eurydice as a youngster and positively denigrates her bookish...
    Andrew558n8la3 Andrew558n8la3 31-35, M 1 Response 23 mins ago

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    I know there are people that will disagree with me but it is how I feel. I am 49 years old but never looked my age. I have always looked at least 10 years younger which always...
    NoOneImportantNow NoOneImportantNow 46-50, M 3 Responses Aug 27

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    I can't cope at all and I'm really struggling everyday to even make it out of bed. My life is a complete mess and even calling it a life is a joke! It started on June 10th when I...
    pocahontus1311 pocahontus1311 18-21, F 2 Responses Sep 1

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    I've been feeling so alone lately for a week now I'm like battling depression of not being good enough. I went through something like this last winter n now it's back . I just...
    youngadult14 youngadult14 13-15, F Sep 6

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    I was miserable all throughout childhood and I thought maybe my life would get better when I was a teenager and looked forward to that. I was depressed and had anxiety all...
    chilipeppasforever chilipeppasforever 18-21, F Sep 10

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    I haven't been the best of friends with myself. I know I've let myself down and that I'm harder on myself than most believe I should be But that's the price you pay when you have a...
    PoeticMute PoeticMute 31-35, M 1 Response Sep 12

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    Trying to numb the pain... During my grief, I numbly went through the motions of being alive. But mentally and physically dying in pain, and bewilderment, while the beliefs that...
    samemay54 samemay54 51-55, F 1 Response Aug 30

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    (Very long rant) I have absolutely nobody to talk to. I have no friends, my boyfriend never wants to talk about **** like this, most of my problems include family so I can't talk...
    Urquizza Urquizza 26-30, F 1 Response Sep 12

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    (A very present grief) Two weeks after his 49th bday, my husband passed away. So soon, so sudden; in our house. There was just him and me (our son was in college); it happened at...
    samemay54 samemay54 51-55, F 11 Responses Sep 12

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    Back in July, i moved away from my home of 10 years. My mother got engaged and is getting married, she also moved to the same place. I suppose you can say i followed her. I am...
    missrng missrng 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 14

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    Pain is seemingly relative, physical pain can disrupt and distract you. Cause weakness and ache. A physical pain you can often see... whether through expression or a visible injury...
    Superficialsaint Superficialsaint 26-30, F 1 Response 6 hrs ago

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    Things that I'm passionate about... My boys. They are my true heart and soul. Of all the things I've done in my life, raising them, knowing them and learning from them has made me...
    Indigolesbian70 Indigolesbian70 41-45, F 4 Responses Aug 27

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    I want to be strong but there are times when I just don't want to deal with life anymore . And I wish God would just take me.. I have been through so much in my short 17 years of...
    hopeliveshavefaith hopeliveshavefaith 16-17, F 7 Responses Aug 30

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    And I am trying to come to terms with and accept that fact. I'm 41 and have only had one serious relationship. Aside from that 4+ year span, I've been on maybe a dozen dates in...
    duggrr duggrr 41-45, M 1 Response Sep 3

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    I feel like I'm living a nightmare Everything isn't going how I saw it Nothing is the same anymore Sleep non-existent Waking hours I feel zombiefied I fight the urge to dig deep...
    PoeticMute PoeticMute 31-35, M Sep 11

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    Yup! My stupid life! I can't do anything right. At this moment I kinda get why people would rather be dead. I get it! Im finding it hard to just type this right now through my...
    Raptax231 Raptax231 18-21, M 2 Responses Sep 11

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    September 13. Times of Reprogramming. Recovery is not all-tiresome, unrewarded work. There are times of joy and rest, times when we comfortably practice what we have learned...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F Sep 13

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    Pretty much all of the time. I am grateful enough and appreciate that i have all my family and i have no problems with them and i also am grateful that they love and accept who i...
    oxzymoron oxzymoron 18-21, M 1 Response Aug 27

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