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

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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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    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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    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 6 Responses Jun 28, 2009

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    It Would Help If I Knew...

    Man, I saw this "I Am Lacking Something Intangible and Un-defineable In My Life," and froze. You too!? Seriously? This has been bothering me awhile. I was wondering if it was normal, or something. I just feel like there is something I'm meant to do, or something I...
    draccan draccan 18-21, M 3 Responses Jun 29, 2009

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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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    I don't know where to start this off, but I'll just first say that I can't do anything remarkable. I'm not special. I'm not good at anything. I'm just ordinary. I try so hard to...
    torr62 torr62 13-15, F Dec 14

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    I don't know where to start this off, but I'll just first say that I can't do anything remarkable. I'm not special. I'm not good at anything. I'm just ordinary. I try so hard to...
    torr62 torr62 13-15, F Dec 14

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    I don't know what to do with my life anymore. I just feel as if life is passing by and I'm not doing anything with it. Another year has passed by and I haven't done anything...
    deepu101 deepu101 18-21, F 5 Responses 2 days ago

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    I never thought I would be married at age 20, or owner of 42 acres, or owner of 35 animals. My life has thrown me some incredibly ****** hands in the past but I made it through it...
    CountryQueen623 CountryQueen623 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 14

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    Something that is missing from my life is my Bestfriend a person who I fell in love with, The fact of the matter is Guys and Women can be bestfriends but eventually one or the...
    Arizv11 Arizv11 22-25, M 2 Responses 3 hrs ago

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    I keep thinking something drastic is going to happen and shake my life up for the better. **** that, I am tired of waiting If I want an interesting life I'm going to have to make...
    lolznewaccountio lolznewaccountio 18-21, F 2 hrs ago

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    a lot of people say that life does not come with instructions and i agree with that. my parents call themselves Christians but i just dont agree. and the pastor in my church says...
    kimberllytsy kimberllytsy 16-17, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    The inspiration of life insurance is definitely the recognition of the value of a human life and the potential for indemnification to the lack of that value.The 1st life table was...
    Matthis283i9tr2 Matthis283i9tr2 31-35, M Dec 8

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    after the same daily routine you get a bit bores don't you? wishing you could do something different even if its just every once in awhile..
    classylips classylips 13-15, F 5 hrs ago

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    My life is not satisfying, it is not enjoyable and I feel like I am merely waiting for it to pass. I moved countries about 18 months ago but have not yet done anything that makes...
    imsoradalecki imsoradalecki 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 7

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    Okay so I'm 19 years old and a female and I want to be adopted into a loving home since a young age I was placed in a care made un wanted I've been up for adoption twice which both...
    daisydoo567 daisydoo567 18-21, F 3 Responses Dec 17

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    I don't know how to start. Hopefully this introduction works. The people around me think they know me. As much as I want to let them know the real me I can't. I don't want them to...
    owen1201 owen1201 26-30, F Dec 8

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    I have just stumbled upon something lovely (I can't recall where I found it), but I wanted to share it with you all: 1 You cannot change what you refuse to confront. 2 Sometimes...
    obscureriddle obscureriddle 22-25, F Dec 8

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    A friend on Facebook shared something last night and it's way too good to not share. I'll post a link to the article and I will copy the text below. I want this to be know by...
    ashuriiNikooru ashuriiNikooru 18-21, F 2 days ago

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    The Back-story: Almost 3 years ago I met this woman, a couple years older than me, at work. We hit it off instantly, and eventually became truly friends. At the time of us meeting...
    mperez4855 mperez4855 22-25, M 5 Responses Dec 5

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    I’ve learned-that you cannot make someone love you. All you can do is be someone who can be loved. The rest is up to them.I’ve learned-that no matter how much I care...
    Girlwithbrains Girlwithbrains 18-21, F 11 Responses Dec 6

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    people tell me i can still start over. go to college, get educated, and get a high paying job. If i really want to change. when it came to education and all things that are...
    snoflower snoflower 18-21, F 3 Responses Dec 1

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    Ok..this is my story.. i dont know why my life is like this.. they doesnt understand me.. My parents love me but... it is started when i am 13 yrs old.. idk what world going on...
    bhetsky bhetsky 13-15, F Dec 5

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    It’s the question that’s been haunting me and that I’ve been avoiding, consciously or otherwise, for the past several years. Unfortunately, it doesn’t seem like I’ve...
    metaphylosopher metaphylosopher 22-25, M Dec 5

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    I hate how everything is so hard. Why is everyone so happy? they all look so happy from where i see them....they can be happy over there while i stay here in this hell hole and do...
    Insomniac77 Insomniac77 18-21, M Dec 11

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    I have no New Year's resolutions - they aren't worth doing. I don't understandit if I live one moment at a time. To me it's like setting myself up for down slideand I'm already...
    bemyvalentine bemyvalentine 56-60, F 7 Responses Dec 18

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    I really don’t like living, I hate my life and I just don’t feel like if I belong in this world. My family thinks I am dumb and that I will never achieve anything in life. I...
    Miserabelle Miserabelle 16-17, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    I really don’t like living, I hate my life and I just don’t feel like if I belong in this world. My family thinks I am dumb and that I will never achieve anything in life. I...
    Miserabelle Miserabelle 16-17, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I really don’t like living, I hate my life and I just don’t feel like if I belong in this world. My family thinks I am dumb and that I will never achieve anything in life. I...
    Miserabelle Miserabelle 16-17, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    People come into your life for a reason, a season or a lifetime. When you figure out which one it is, you will know what to do for each person. When someone is in your life for a...
    FBR4536 FBR4536 41-45, F 4 Responses 6 days ago

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    I really don’t like living, I hate my life and I just don’t feel like if I belong in this world. My family thinks I am dumb and that I will never achieve anything in life. I...
    Miserabelle Miserabelle 16-17, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I just don't know what I am doing or how I can get out of the mess that I put myself in. I wish that I can let it all go now. I need to let it go and be happy. I don't know what I...
    mismocielo mismocielo 18-21, F 2 days ago

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    This may sound silly, because it's not something people would say I need. However, I long to have a good group of friends, best friends that are always around. I want them to be...
    qwernia qwernia 18-21, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I just ended a relationship with the love of my life for ever. We might still be friends but i feel that something inside of me is broken. I feel much better that what i used to...
    zz0828 zz0828 18-21, F Nov 30

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    Past weeks have been hard, difficult, confusing. A lot of things have happened. Good things, and bad things. But I have made a drastic and definite decision now, and I'm going to...
    ryan015 ryan015 13-15, M 4 Responses Nov 30

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    Monday morning....Dreading the thought of having to go back in to work. I already had 2 meetings that I knew of for the day plus a lunch date with some old friends both to catch up...
    AthenaJones AthenaJones 36-40, F 32 Responses Dec 1

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    December 2. Putting Our Life on Hold. We cannot afford to put our needs on hold, waiting for another person to fulfill us, make our life better, or come around and be who and what...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F Dec 2

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    I've been through a lot in life recently... Just coming out of a 2-3 maybe 4 year long depression, i hope at least, and it is weird... I'm still lonely at times, i still am that...
    InfiniteMusic InfiniteMusic 13-15, M Dec 5

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    You ever wake up and think, "Damn, what was that?" Lately I've been wondering a lot about the run on of my life that seems to serve no purpose with the exception of entertaining...
    BohemianTragedy BohemianTragedy 46-50, M Dec 5

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    Last Friday, December 5th, was my 57th birthday. I was pretty darned happy because of the direction my life has taken. It wasn’t going to be any different than any other Friday...
    miryam57 miryam57 56-60, F 2 Responses Dec 8

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    There are many things over a span of years that I have allowed to be said about me, and to me by members of this site. I have told you repeatedly that I do not speak out to...
    Joseph84 Joseph84 31-35, M 5 Responses Dec 8

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    December 11. Affirmations. One of our choices in recovery is choosing what we want to think - using our mental energy positively. Positive mental energy, positive thinking, does...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F Dec 11

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    I was supposed to leave today for a trip I had been looking forward to since June. About 90 minutes before the flight, just before I was going to leave for the airport, I suffered...
    AggieGuy AggieGuy 36-40, M Dec 12

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    So, in grade 12 I wanted to do all these cool things like be a flight attendant, a fashion designer or a florist. But my mum said they weren't good jobs and my principal said I had...
    sweaterrweatherr sweaterrweatherr 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 14

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    I've been seeing a therapist for a while now. The plan has been to work through my traumatic past, which has been something I've done my best to avoid. My therapist is patient...
    RedHotCrazyPerson RedHotCrazyPerson 26-30, F 3 Responses Dec 15