I Am Having An Existential Crisis

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    Futile existence we experience.

    We are all bunch of fools deluded in illusions of self, other, and the universe itself. Absurd. Really absurd. The endless cycle of looking of meaning when there is none. The pursuit of purpose when there is none. Why should I exist to begin with. Why should any of this exist...
    SoulCoffee SoulCoffee
    26-30, M
    Jul 26, 2015

    Lately I've been thinking a lot about the point

    in my life and how my life could possibly be significant to anything in the world. I keep getting this overwhelming feeling that there is something that isn't correct, or something that I have to fix in my life but there's nothing specific I can think of and it's driving me...
    cdl5208 cdl5208
    18-21, F
    Oct 20, 2015

    I just woke up this morning feeling

    as anxious as i can be, which does happen from time to time and you just feel uncomfortable in your skin, questioning everything about yourself and how hopeful you are about what the future holds for you. I could write down all my worries down on a paper with no problem, it's...
    MarieSagan MarieSagan
    22-25, F
    Jun 12, 2015

    Lately I've been having an existential crisis

    and I've been missing school a bit, not wanting to do anything or go anywhere, not really having energy to talk or do anything, and just crying over nothing and worrying about everything. And I don't know how to get out of it... ...My fear is that I'll never get out of it...
    ImBatmanShhh ImBatmanShhh
    18-21, T
    Jul 26, 2015

    I had what I can only describe

    as an existential crisis the other week in which I realised that the course I was studying at university was not what I wanted to do with life and so I dropped out. My reasoning was life is too short to do something that you don't enjoy/want to do and I truly believe that but my...
    hopalongdids hopalongdids
    18-21, F
    Jul 9, 2015
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