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I Am Lacking Something Intangible and Un-defineable In My Life

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 65 People

    Needing to Identify My Passion

    Since the last time I wrote my story on here I believe I have discovered what I am lacking.  I'm lacking something that grabs me by the throat and screams--THIS IS YOUR PASSION!!  WHAT YOU WERE MEANT TO DO!!  Something that lights a fire in my belly that fills me...
    awakening87 awakening87 22-25, F Aug 18, 2009

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    When In Doubt, Cry Your Eyes Out.

     Do you ever get the feeling that you have something incredibly important to do, but just can't remember what exactly it could be? Do you ever think that you have something revolutionary or ground breaking to convey, but just don't know what to say? Do you ever get the...
    CopperCoil CopperCoil 36-40, M 6 Responses May 5, 2008

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    Can One Miss What They Cannot Have?

    You cannot capture it with your wide angle or telephoto lenses.  You can't find traces of it with your microscopes or blood and urine tests.  You can't touch it with your bullets, bombs, or missiles.  You can't build it with your engineers, technicians, and...
    CopperCoil CopperCoil 36-40, M 7 Responses May 6, 2008

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    Neverending Yearning?

     It would be so easy to try and place some labels for what I'm lacking in my life. Somehow I've started to doubt whether I would be able to recognize it even if it would stare me straight in the eyes. I guess it's part of the human nature, piece that makes us tick, piece...
    Fennella Fennella 31-35, F 2 Responses Jan 10, 2009

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    The Hole

    Have you ever felt you were missing something intensely important but could not figure out what?  I have such a desire for something which I cannot name and I don't believe it's anything tangible.  There is something missing from my life, from my heart.  This...
    awakening87 awakening87 22-25, F 5 Responses Jun 28, 2009

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    Hello well I'm new at this website so I just want to share something that happened to me a few months ago, Well a few months ago I was on a vacation with my boyfriend and 2 other...
    Alondra30 Alondra30 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 8

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    What's the future looking like? Need something new in my life. I need something to blow my mind. Why do I have to know everything? Wasn't life more fun when I didnt? Will life ever...
    Jusliv Jusliv 18-21, M 5 hrs ago

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    This is a long post so prepare accordingly.There's so much to tell that I'm not sure where to start. I'm not sure my story will receive as much attention as I require, either, or...
    somniatorlupus somniatorlupus 18-21, M 2 Responses Mar 29

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    Since 3 months I have a job that offers variety, a challenge and nice colleagues. My muscles are building, my fat decreasing and my general health improving. My finances are in...
    Gentle153Old Gentle153Old 26-30, M 1 Response Mar 24

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    Isn't it funny we tend to notice something when its another person doing it rather than ourselves? Case in point.. some time ago a friend of mine texted me.She asks me if...
    RafaReu RafaReu 22-25, M Mar 31

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    Simple things in life... Fresh clean sheets warm from the dryer with the smell of fabric softener still embedded inside. Waking without an alarm clock. Sipping on a nice cup of...
    FairytaleDreams FairytaleDreams 46-50, F 5 Responses Apr 4

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    "If you are gonna love me then love me for me. And not for something I'm not." -Life Lessons
    Deckenheart Deckenheart 18-21, M Mar 21

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    I am 16 yrs old girl and in my life happened something strange that I cant understand but I love and I cant let go altough it is hurting me and I just can't decide what is right so...
    nitheism nitheism 16-17, F 1 Response 15 hrs ago

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    Im tired of my life. I'm tired of my every day routine. I'm tired of the way I've been acting. I need a change. A big change. I need to flip this life upside down, turn it around...
    PsychGirl94 PsychGirl94 18-21, F 8 Responses 6 hrs ago

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    I really want to gain these things. They're lacking in my life. If I had motivation, I'd be able to do more and make more people happy. If I had more energy, I'd be able to get up...
    RhinosaurusRex RhinosaurusRex 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 19

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    Well I have been asked to share another adventure with you. So this one is my Put-In-Bay Ohio story. The year was 2012 and it was early summer and a friend in the ARMY national...
    tornsin tornsin 31-35, M 2 Responses Mar 26

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    I hate it when i want to post something and internet connection got cut
    Aaaashton Aaaashton 22-25, F 1 Response 18 hrs ago

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    It has been 9-10 years since the collapse of the true human race, which are now mostly replaced by androids. Stuck to simulate day to day life of their old creators. The androids...
    Herrington Herrington 16-17 Apr 8

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    I totally agree ,I have waited too long due to cultural,family and un spoken yet palpable expectations imposed upon US in our and my FORMATIVE YEARS.................Who is to Blame...
    spdhiman spdhiman 61-65, M 4 Responses Mar 19

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    Got into a relationship where I was the provider. Poof thousands of my hard earned money down the drain. To top it off he left me un our apartment alone. I had to break the lease...
    Hannaahhboo Hannaahhboo 18-21 Apr 3

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    I just came home from the hospital yesterday after having emergency surgery last Saturday morning. It was scary and it made me think about a lot of things. Like who is going to...
    mamabutterfly mamabutterfly 36-40, F 6 Responses Apr 4

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    so I am 18 years old and just started university this year, and well...... I quite my studies only because I hated what I was doing and couldn't take it for one more second. now...
    marisvds marisvds 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 25

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    I would but I won't. It's strange how you change your life from something content to something wickedly crazy. Yet you leave the simple life for something your still not happy in...
    drp510 drp510 41-45, F 6 Responses Apr 1

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    I liked this article I ran across today so I thought I'd share it. And above is a photo from one of my recent #13's. :) "1. All truth is a paradox. Life is a precious unfathomably...
    Aimee17 Aimee17 41-45, F 19 Responses 4 days ago

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    I was pretty much made fun of/bullied my whole life... Well from 1st grade till 12th. I don't really know why I was made fun of... Was it because I have selective mutism? Or the...
    OneWithTheSkies OneWithTheSkies 18-21, F 3 Responses Mar 31

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    What are your thoughts on: gay marriage? Jesus told us not to judge and He didn't join in the crowd when they wanted to judge someone for what she did that they didn't like. He...
    blankcheck4urhart blankcheck4urhart 36-40, F Apr 2

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    1. I am creative. 2. I am sensitive emotionally. 3. I am into details and can express myself really well, some say I am rather eloquent and articulate. 4. I am very friendly... it...
    blankcheck4urhart blankcheck4urhart 36-40, F Apr 5

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    Is it selfish of me...to want too much? Shouldn't I just be thankful for everything I've got? I am so blessed after all. Why do I feel the need to ask for even more? Those are all...
    shannonymous shannonymous 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 8

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    I REALLY need to get more organized! In college, I plan on keeping myself busy with as many things I can without crashing from being so busy. I wanna do this cause I know what it's...
    drama16queen1997 drama16queen1997 16-17 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I think I've already lost you I think you're already gone I think I'm finally scared now And you think I'm weak, I think you're wrong I think you're already leaving Feels like...
    CallmeHopelessNotRomantic CallmeHopelessNotRomantic 36-40, F 2 days ago

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    I don't know what I want to do with my life, i have no clue where to start either, it feels kind of like everything i ever felt before has been wiped out and as much as i try to...
    lostinthisworld45 lostinthisworld45 22-25, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    "As I look back on my life, I realize that every time I thought I was being rejected from something good, I was actually being re-directed to something better". Sometimes we hold...
    drp510 drp510 41-45, F 2 Responses Apr 5

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    Well, I've never posted anything before, but there's no time to start like the present. I just wanted to post about what I'm labeling, "Quarter Life Crisis". I'm 23 and have yet to...
    oibrulee oibrulee 22-25, M 5 Responses Apr 6

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    I have pleaded a million time to my family to live with them coz I'm not safe at Webb house and the next door neighbour and my support worker are humiliating me and violating me...
    Powerlesss Powerlesss 31-35, F 3 Responses Apr 7

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    Ok, I stopped what I was doing just now, to put this down. I had taken notes on this a very long while ago. Now I'm at a point where I fully grasp what it means and how differently...
    Injoy1767 Injoy1767 46-50, F 6 Responses Apr 8

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    Life is such a Place, a thing, a feeling, a moment. Sometimes I don't know whether there is a higher power behind it all, or some random chaotic fierce entity that we have no...
    joydream joydream 31-35, F 2 Responses Apr 9

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    This is how I feel about weddings. Weddings are intimate. They should be personal, not a grand show-off event of dress-up, show-up, who's invited, who's in attendance, who wore...
    blankcheck4urhart blankcheck4urhart 36-40, F 6 days ago

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    -- Glimpse -- a very brief, passing look, sight, or view. a momentary or slight appearance. a vague idea; inkling. I get this during the day. Maybe just after having woken up in...
    mirkwood86 mirkwood86 26-30, M 5 days ago

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    In a land where nothing is certain, All she wants is proof she means something. I wish to mean something to these mean people. I see evil in these fools. Everyday, I am convinced...
    Jusliv Jusliv 18-21, M 2 days ago

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    The crash of meteors on early Earth likely generated hydrogen cyanide, which could have kick-started the production of biomolecules needed to make the first cells. The origin of...
    autumnwyerr autumnwyerr 31-35, M Mar 20

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    I'm so ready to walk away from it all. My family, friends, job, basically life itself. I just can't shake this feeling of always being down. I hardly have any friends, no one talks...
    sweetbee221 sweetbee221 22-25, F Mar 20

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