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

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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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    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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    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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    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 1 Response 12 hrs ago

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    I have a lot of problems...severe anxiety, depression (highs and lows), problems chewing and swallowing food, GERD, OCD, and difficulty coping with reality among others I'm sure...
    computergirlmari computergirlmari 26-30, F 2 Responses 14 hrs ago

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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...
    Gentle153 Gentle153 26-30, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Don't get me wrong , I have everything anyone could possibly ask for . I have a loving family , a roof over my head , clothes on my back , & there's always been food on the table...
    momo335 momo335 13-15, F 8 Responses Mar 18

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    I just wish I had something to make my life feel balanced. I guess I just can't see it
    WhoseMe WhoseMe 18-21, F Mar 10

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    You have enemies? Good. That means you've stood up for something, sometime in your life.
    stupidsukkel stupidsukkel 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 14

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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 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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    Ah but there isn't is there? This is where I'm going. The path I'm trying to navigate. Realistic optimism indeed. I do love that phrase. It's just that it's so addictively easy to...
    justNIK justNIK 41-45, F 2 Responses Mar 13

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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 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    - Free yourself from negative people. - Let go of those who are already gone. - Give everyone you don’t know a fair chance. - Show everyone kindness and respect. - Accept...
    Sabr3na Sabr3na 36-40, F 1 Response Mar 6

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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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    1. I don't like metal unless it's Blutengel or Rammstein 2. I don't understand why Pastel Goths are considered goth 3. I'm just now getting into the goth subculture but I have...
    OrochimaruSama92 OrochimaruSama92 22-25, F Mar 20

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    I used to think my life was filled with pain. Once upon a time, I believed that all of my problems were going to kill me. The pain of heartbreak- my boyfriend falling for somebody...
    itsaggggthang itsaggggthang 26-30, F Mar 8

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    The year of my 15th birthday I believe was the start of my journey. Back then I didn?t quite no much about myself Iived in an abusive home with one sibling. My parents divorced and...
    Divinewritermb Divinewritermb 22-25, M 1 Response Mar 14

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    Whenever I whined about something being unfair as a child my father would tell me, "There are only three kinds of fairs in life and that's the state fair, the city fair, and the...
    SapphicMinion SapphicMinion 26-30, F 5 Responses Mar 17

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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 4 days ago

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    Just a few days ago it had been snowing quite excessively, the roads where mostly void of cars and most people were staying indoors, but i had a library book that was already...
    DuskWood DuskWood 31-35, M Mar 4

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    Ever since I was a young boy my only defense was the walls I throw up to stop people getting close. For example, when I tripped and scuffed my knee my mum would run over asking if...
    justanotherlonelydan justanotherlonelydan 18-21, M Mar 5

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    March 2,2015 Read the other stories on me and carolines relationship if you don't understand this one I was talking with my friend Haley on facebook when she said she had...
    BushMaster243 BushMaster243 16-17, M 1 Response Mar 5

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    The life has become very complicate for humans ... So I am for making life simple .. I want to love all in general and never hate anyone ... If I can't love anyone , that is fine...
    xRohit xRohit 31-35, M 1 Response Mar 15

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    We were coming home to Calgary, Alberta from our Vancouver holiday and driving through the mountains on the highway near Golden, BC in our little red 370Z when a SUV (looked like a...
    paganknight72 paganknight72 41-45, M Mar 15

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    “The fear of death follows from the fear of life. A man who lives fully is prepared to die at any time.” - Mark Twain You only live once, and life is tragically short. It’s...
    Brunette4U Brunette4U 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 5

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    What is it that you really want to do ? What is your own special dream that you want to live out ? Do you believe your life is going to be a masterpiece like the Mona Lisa, or is...
    Brunette4U Brunette4U 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 5

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    I'm wondering something. Well, many things actually. I don't feel like there's anything wrong with me, really, but I'm wondering if I'm missing something. If one of the puzzle...
    justNIK justNIK 41-45, F 3 Responses Mar 6

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    This weekend, a friend and I visited the denver art museum and had a great time. I had never been and it was a stimulating experience that motivated me to pick up my camera and try...
    mtbdwnhill mtbdwnhill 26-30, M Mar 9

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    I had better write this down before the thought leaves me. There is something horribly wrong with the way I'm living my life. It's horribly wrong because I never do anything wrong...
    Mirabal19 Mirabal19 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 10

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    I am constantly waiting for something to happen. I am always waiting for the weekend, or til I get home, or when I get up, or before I go to bed, or after I shower. I feel like I...
    foreverme71 foreverme71 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 12

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    Years ago I had been the target of many cruelties in the home and out of the home but happy me still had love and joy and still has love and joy. My mom continues to deny any...
    blankcheck4urhart blankcheck4urhart 36-40, F 2 Responses Mar 14

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    I have someone in my life who has helped ruin my life on multiple occasions, don't want to see me be something in life, ruined my education and money, now you want more chances to...
    deehun deehun 18-21, F Mar 14

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    I hate everything about it. Technology started out like a cold and essentially grew into a full-blown disease. Nowadays, people will pay more attention to their phones and...
    DreamCloud17 DreamCloud17 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 14

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    March 16th marks the day I was born, as such it is my 24th birthday and with that I will confess something. Around the age of 19 I had started to feel uncomfortable with the idea...
    Benchillada Benchillada 22-25, M 2 Responses Mar 16

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    Well most people I've met want to have a normal life like wake up go to office have family and then die .. But I don't wanna be like that to me it seems boring. My dream is to...
    spdf999 spdf999 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 18

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    Death, it is a main factor in our lives. In my opinion, death is the center of many things in human life and society, like the principle of “carpe diem” (enjoy the present...
    DiegoSMarinho DiegoSMarinho 16-17, M Mar 18

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    Death, it is a main factor in our lives. In my opinion, death is the center of many things in human life and society, like the principle of “carpe diem” (enjoy the present...
    DiegoSMarinho DiegoSMarinho 16-17, M Mar 18

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    Death, it is a main factor in our lives. In my opinion, death is the center of many things in human life and society, like the principle of “carpe diem” (enjoy the present...
    DiegoSMarinho DiegoSMarinho 16-17, M Mar 18

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    You know what? I don't need to travel the world, to all these fancy places, I don't need to post a bunch of photos to prove how awesome my life is, I don't need to discover secrets...
    OneHowlToTheMoon OneHowlToTheMoon 22-25, M Mar 4