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

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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's been a rough year, and I've been feeling very low. I am having a hard time moving forward right now because I have trapped myself in sorrow. I was telling a friend last week...
    Floatingstars Floatingstars 36-40 1 Response 11 hrs ago

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    July 22. Learning to Trust Again. Many of us have trust issues. Some of us tried long and hard to trust untrustworthy people. Over and again, we believed lies and promises never...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F 1 Response 15 hrs ago

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    So ever since i got back from the clinic ive had no interest in life. i just lost about everything. and dont tell me i still have people because i dont have friends and i havent...
    Insomniac77 Insomniac77 16-17, M 7 hrs ago

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    I'm feeling rather dejected today. I'm lacking peers I can connect with. I'm tired of people my age. I try to talk to other people who share experiences with me, but to no avail...
    IAlreadyDontLikeYou IAlreadyDontLikeYou 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 26

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    i miss my own self i know i'm different from yesterday i'm getting worst version of myself i barely had friends whom i know talked behind me there's other people around me most of...
    shenghuidai shenghuidai 26-30, F 3 hrs ago

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    *Warning- Massive over-dramatic rant* I get that there are people who have it a lot worse than I do, so i'm not here to say "i hate my life" or whatever- because i don't. I just...
    CaitlinBuchan97 CaitlinBuchan97 16-17, F 7 Responses Jun 22

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    An outsider looking in may think I have it all, but I am lacking! I don't want to cruise by life and wake up 50 years from now with regret! I want to feel, I want to laugh, I want...
    GirlAboutTownXx GirlAboutTownXx 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 28

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    When a bird is alive, it eats ants.When the bird has died, ants eat it. One tree can be made into a million matchsticks But only One matchstick is needed to burn a million trees...
    NiceGirl7 NiceGirl7 22-25, F 8 hrs ago

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    Feel free to message me, :) be original, it's lacking today
    arabella1108 arabella1108 18-21, F Jun 27

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    Honestly I just don't know anymore every time I try to be positive on life things just go bad again. Every since 7th grade things haven't been all that but things didn't really get...
    WoundedDreamer WoundedDreamer 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 13

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    HELP!!!!!! I really really need someone's help! I have no clue what to do with my life! But my situation is very unique! I have asked parents what they did when they where like...
    LoveisBeautiful5013 LoveisBeautiful5013 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 14

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    So July 16th 2006 12:30pm I lost the brightness in my life, the man who held my hand when I fell over, the one who read me bedtime stories and held me when I was afraid, the one...
    Sukies Sukies 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 25

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    June 28. When Things Don't Work. Frequently, when faced with a problem, we may attempt to solve it in a particular way. When that way doesn't work, we may continue trying to solve...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F 1 Response Jun 28

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    Of course everyone is. In the end there is no meaning to life. Life is just a game that we all play. Some people realize its just a game but that is no reason to throw away your...
    ElizaKate ElizaKate 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 13

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    A little bit of my philosophy... There has been a period during my teenage years where I just couldn't find any meaning to life. I often feel like I still haven't found the...
    kimmy159 kimmy159 22-25, F 3 Responses Jul 14

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    Never in my life will I do it. I think of it but I don't succumb to the temptation of the knife and pills. I like to believe something's out there and it will take my life but it's...
    AnEverWonderer AnEverWonderer 16-17, F Jun 22

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    I'm sick and tired of fighting it. Everything has gone wrong I am cursed. I'm 32 and from childhood I have give from one deep end to another. I was a child in alcoholic and violent...
    Imoveryou Imoveryou 26-30, F 1 Response Jun 24

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    For most of my life I have been the type to question things, wonder and think 'out the box' or in another way of putting it. I have been able to cast my mind outside this 'cage...
    MisssValentine MisssValentine 18-21, F Jun 27

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    It's all about Life perspective!It's all about believing, control and power!If you believe that life can get better than you take control to make it better and therefore have the...
    MilweePetite MilweePetite 18-21, F Jul 6

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    I believe in... that two people can look at the exact same thing and see something totally different. I believe… that your life can be changed in a matter of hours by people who...
    PepperX PepperX 22-25, F Jul 10

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    I have my life as before and after 1991.Before I was conservative ,I liked Rush Limbaugh, was sexist ,racist, mean and would fight verbally and some times physically. I was also...
    tom67890 tom67890 46-50, M 5 Responses Jul 13

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    --Chronic Underachiever Ever since I can remember, I have been the "smart kid". I would score much higher on tests even though I hadn't studied and other kids have. I was...
    alcool91 alcool91 22-25, M 1 Response Jul 14

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    What a cliche this sounds like, yet another 20 something year old not knowing what to do with life. The thing is, I think this type of struggle I am facing is much more rare in...
    roxykelly roxykelly 22-25, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    This post might be long but I do Hope some people read this. I'll try to make it as short as possible. keep in mind this is NoT a love story maybe it was intended to be once but I...
    rukesh3 rukesh3 18-21, F 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    I THINK this is what the meaning of life is. The meaning of life is to make your dreams come true. Your lifetime is devoted to making yourself happy. If you aren't happy in your...
    Leea479 Leea479 13-15, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    June 22. Work Histories. Just as we have relationship histories, most of us have work histories. Just as we have a present circumstance to accept and deal with in our...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F 2 Responses Jun 22

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    From day one my life was never amazing, my parents never wanted anything to do with me and my sisters always hated me. To everyone in my family I never had been a big deal all...
    cassierenee07 cassierenee07 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 22

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    Why do every person I care about always leave me...I've only had 1 real relationship in my life before. The very first one last almost 3 years. We broke up after I moved back home...
    Sorasai Sorasai 22-25, F 5 Responses Jun 26

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    I have no special or unique talents. I'm not gifted artistically, athletically, or academically. I'm a pretty good student but I don't care about what I learn in school which makes...
    triptrap27 triptrap27 16-17, F Jun 29

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    “23 Painfully True Lessons You Learn By Age 23 1. You are not your failures or rejections. You are not the boy who couldn’t love you, the job you couldn’t get, the school who...
    Shygirl917 Shygirl917 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 2

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    ever since i can remember i have always been different in a bad way.. since kindergarten and throughout my childhood i would always do things like kiss other kids or want affection...
    kamikazeok kamikazeok 13-15, F 2 Responses Jul 4

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    A year after separating from my wife of 14 years and living alone I am ready to restart life again and eager to find my soulmate and partner to build a new life with. I have 4 kids...
    Ready2StartOver Ready2StartOver 41-45, M Jul 9

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    Every time I want to give up I look back to how far I came. At times I think it's not worth staying strong, but something always proves to me different. I didn't come this far to...
    DeterminedToMakeLifeWorthIt DeterminedToMakeLifeWorthIt 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 10

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    I've had this feeling since I was 7. I can remember the exact evening it all started. The feeling was joined by dreams. It was not a recurring dream in the sense that it was...
    koreanders koreanders 26-30, M 2 Responses Jul 10

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    Breakdown Or Breakthrough: It's Your Choice I was processing these thoughts at the same time last year. I made my own choices and have moved on by embracing it for what it was...
    CandyxCane CandyxCane 36-40, F 3 Responses Jul 10

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    I struggle telling people about my problems. So, I guess just writing my whole story would be better. Haha, I know it'll be pretty long. I'll just go ahead and say it: my mother...
    BookWonderer BookWonderer 13-15, F 4 Responses Jul 14

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    Sometimes it just really sucks not having someone by your side and to support you. Not saying its has to be a boyfriend it could even be a friend or family member whatever. But...
    WoundedDreamer WoundedDreamer 16-17, F Jul 14

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    My life has has been a negative snowball effect. It first started with my parents splitting up when I was born, I didn't start seeing my dad until I was about 2. By then my mom had...
    kitty4kitty kitty4kitty 13-15, F 5 days ago

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    In January, I had an panic attack just because I forgot what I was panicking about. I went to clinic but nothing serious. A couple days later in January I couldn't eat well because...
    TigerTheBaka TigerTheBaka 16-17, F Jun 22

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    Now and then I look to see if I can find out what happened to people I knew growing up. Usually I don't find much because I can't remember how to spell names or women have gotten...
    AggieGuy AggieGuy 31-35, M Jun 24

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    i can feel that the point of view i am seeing the happenings is different from the person on the opposite side of me because everyone has their own life experiences which make them...
    happyhuman1 happyhuman1 22-25, F 2 Responses Jun 25

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