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

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 70 People

    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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    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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    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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    I go to class come home, wake up the next morning go to class and come back home and on the weekends work it's the same routine! I need something different in my life. I need to...
    GabbyWoodBerry GabbyWoodBerry 18-21, F 1 Response 10 hrs ago

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    I'm very assuming that my life here isn't easy I just think the way I am and I think someday I'll be out here and never return. so I was like a hard rock in the past I can't feel...
    aereuz2 aereuz2 16-17, M 2 days ago

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    My life has been quite unusual; starting from the fact that my parents were separated even before I was born. I was the eccentric boy in school, who got sent to a military school...
    Kurecca Kurecca 22-25, M 2 days ago

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    How to Decide What to Do with Your Life ( this is lifehacker's post btw im just copied it here because i liked it alot ) When you're young, the world is your oyster and...
    deeptastic deeptastic 18-21, M 2 days ago

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    "Happiness is the meaning and the purpose of life, the whole aim and end of human existence." Aristotle said this more than 2,000 years ago. And it still holds true today. What is...
    nivanvc nivanvc 36-40, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    What are we all living for? It feels like I have more pain in my life then happiness. I know we have to make that ourself a but it's so much easier said than done pain just seems...
    Snowflake107 Snowflake107 26-30, F 3 days ago

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    M Search For Enlightenment A friend and I were talking today about our dreams. I have asked many people in my life about what their biggest dreams are. Most say earn enough to...
    texaspilot texaspilot 46-50, M 11 Responses 3 days ago

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    Taking risks is a part of life. Failure is a part of life. It's both a blessing and a curse because when we go after something we want and we fail it forces us to get better. It...
    Jackson2222 Jackson2222 26-30, M 3 days ago

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    Its weird when listening to the song All I Want by Kodaline, never experiencing anything like it before in my life, yet feeling it. Its like i have a hole where something is...
    dathglas dathglas 13-15, M 5 days ago

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    On the first day of my twentieth year of life, I flew above the clouds with endless blue stretched out before me. I watched as the home I once knew faded beneath the wings of the...
    MissAmbiguous MissAmbiguous 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    Bad Hair Day is a Disney movie and is based on very sensitive subjects. It is one of my favorite movies and I knew even before it aired the first time that it would be added to my...
    loveismyfriend loveismyfriend 36-40, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I miss my ex because it was stable we had goals together ones we knew we would accomplish until for a little while we just gave up on each other and now I no longer have that I...
    Fire413a Fire413a 18-21, M Jan 31

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    Looking into their eyes, I knew they cared, deeply, irrevocably and they knew they did not have the know how... so they ripped up their hope and began cultivating what they knew to...
    Everyheartbeat Everyheartbeat 26-30 Jan 30

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    He feeds off of my suffering. He doesn't just feed off of it, he finds it DELICIOUS. I know this because I have FELT what he feels before. It is HORRIFIC to feel the sheer amount...
    Hush92 Hush92 18-21, F Jan 30

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    I think most should understand that many like me are not for dating.Honestly,I may be tempted into something I am not here for.But I prefer to form my connections here based on...
    whitesunshine87 whitesunshine87 51-55, F 5 Responses Jan 29

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    Our time of existence is feeble, but not because time is, but because our (individual) life is, there's no certainty, that's dealing with life: dealing with uncertainty, because...
    oneiric13 oneiric13 26-30, M Jan 29

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    I found her and she found me. Having gone through more than any one person deserves to go through, you really are sometimes in such disbelief when good things actually happen to...
    HerTrueKing HerTrueKing 22-25, M Jan 29

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    Im so totally happy whenever i am doing something productive other than facing the mobile phone for a very long time. This time, since i only got few clothes left and my dirty...
    blitzkrieg7 blitzkrieg7 22-25, F Jan 28

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    Well, this is abt ma brothers experience into the wild and untapped ruins all over delhi n ncr,,, .. I have two very crazy brothers who are probably better off called as ghost...
    7rish 7rish 26-30, M Jan 27

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    The only way I get something new from life, is when the changes happens. Unfortunately, I'm unable to produce those changes due to my lack of will to even try, if not the fear of...
    exodialp626 exodialp626 22-25, M 1 Response Jan 26

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    I made what I believe is the ultimate mistake and that is when me and my ex fiance had my daughter(not a mistake a blessing) But unfortnatley I was very young and my fiance 7 yrs...
    lilprincess7771 lilprincess7771 36-40, F 3 Responses Jan 26

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    My husband and I have been married for 3 years now. We love each other dearly. There is some behavior I'm worried about though. He has always been a little on the antisocial side...
    scruffynerf scruffynerf 22-25, F Jan 26

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    Look, I don't hate anyone. It may seem as if me and/or my profile is nothing but anti-theism and anti-religion, but that's not what I'm mainly about. Yes, I'm an anti-theist, but...
    MegaManX97 MegaManX97 18-21, M 1 Response Jan 26

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    Today I spent my day out with my brothers and someone new in my life.. I learned to live more in moments. Watching them all laugh so much almost made me peee my pants. Watching my...
    love0914 love0914 18-21, F Jan 25

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    I know It has been a long time sense I have been here migraines and other health problems kept me away but now I am back for a while. Today I have to tell of something heart...
    geminigirl54 geminigirl54 36-40, F 1 Response Jan 25

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    In January 2014 I made possibly the dumbest mistake of my entire life. I had a nice car that was two years away from being paid off, but still have a lot of negative equity. I...
    beedubaya beedubaya 22-25 Jan 25

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    When you pay for something, You pay with the time of your LIFE it took to earn that money
    RandomDudeOfEarth RandomDudeOfEarth 18-21, M 1 Response Jan 25

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    The older you get, your fantasy about being a "grown up" kinda just... Fades. It's no longer about responsibilities, being who you want to be and meeting your prince, it's just...
    writingforlife6 writingforlife6 18-21, F Jan 23

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    I was reading some quotes on positive thoughts today.I often think of the negative events in my life.So much so that I may be forgetting to make my life better or see what is...
    whitesunshine87 whitesunshine87 51-55, F 1 Response Jan 23

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    I got rid of all this crap. One day i will just stop logging on in my accounts. The reason why im still using internet is im hooked on my celebrity and still search his pics...
    Sappheire Sappheire 31-35, F 7 Responses Jan 23

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    I'm so restless. I've always been looking for something I assumed it was God so I threw myself into Church for most of my life. Now, I'm agnostic but that feeling of deep and...
    apresm0i apresm0i 26-30, F 2 Responses Jan 22

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    since as far back as I can remember I have dreamed of finding the soul love of my life....that one person who unites the everything....I dreamt of traveling to exotic places...
    javajive javajive 41-45 Jan 22

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    I never use this app anymore I never really write things out either and don't expect anyone to really read this so I guess it's just my way of clearing my head haha. If I think...
    MShein MShein 18-21, M 2 Responses Jan 22

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    I have been trying to figure it out for past few days. I and trying to ease myself and keep occupied. But something is just not right.
    blad3runn3rr blad3runn3rr 26-30, M 4 Responses Jan 22

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