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

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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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    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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    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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    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 Answer, My Friend, Is Blowin' In The Wind ~~~Are the answers we seek so obvious they are right in front of our faces? But then, those answers we long for may be intangible...
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    This actually still scares me when I think about it so maybe it's good to get it out. Two of my closest female friends knew this guy. I never really knew much about him besides...
    Bewail Bewail 22-25, F 4 Responses 8 hrs ago

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    Whenn Ppl Walkk Outt Of Yourr Lifee, Lett Themm. Youu Miqhtt Miss Themm, Btt Rememberr Thtt You'ree Ntt Thee Onee Thtt Gavee Up.
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    MilweePetite MilweePetite 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 21

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    ArmyguyTJY ArmyguyTJY 22-25, M 1 Response Aug 18

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    TypoKytty TypoKytty 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 18

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    blossomingbeauti blossomingbeauti 36-40, F Aug 21

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    moonilluminatedroom moonilluminatedroom 18-21, F Aug 27

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    i want some of ur's advice nd replies here it is something about me ... i am 21 year old guy ,i am pure vegetarian ,currently i m student ,i believe in god so much ... but i...
    rev429 rev429 18-21, M Aug 28

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    This past summer (summer 2014) has been by far one of the most terrible I have ever had to live through. Luckily, someone famous once said that bad experiences are there to be...
    gabenator123 gabenator123 16-17, M Aug 31

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    surfdas surfdas 22-25, M a week ago

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    Sunflowergirll Sunflowergirll 36-40, F 4 days ago

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    QuickandtheDead QuickandtheDead 46-50, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Don't Stress About the Uncontrollable When you really realize it.. life will continue to flow and go on.. with or without an A on that Chemistry Final. I don't mean to let go of...
    romeo27 romeo27 13-15, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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