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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Lately I have been analyzing where I am at in life. I ask myself daily "is this it?" I feel like there's something more to my life but I just can't seem to figure it out. Right now...
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    I am a writer, interested in art, helping people, dancing different styles and I want to do something meaningful in my life. I got thousands of favourite things to do. I want...
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    Even the usage of the phrase 'my life' is erroneous in this sense, I think. I have come to accept this fact on some level. There no such thing as possessing or having some...
    TrueZetetic TrueZetetic 26-30, M 2 Responses Jan 14

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    2014 was a a year of changes. How? In the first half of 2014 I handed in my final thesis at university and got a lot of praise from my professors. In the second half of 2014 I...
    LisaSV LisaSV 22-25, M Jan 12

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    I was raised Mormon, left the church shortly after my little brother experienced a nervous breakdown whilst serving a mission. I had always had a fear of the mentally ill and...
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    i feel so un-motivated to do anything. I have lost many friends these past couple of months because I've found no effort in being friends with anyone and it upsets me. I don't know...
    jalexiss jalexiss 16-17, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    At this point in life it's just hard to be happy anymore. All my life consist of now is struggle, drama, sadness, school, and pain. I haven't been happy in months and anything...
    ArtisticLife ArtisticLife 16-17, F 1 Response Jan 10

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    Some time ago I read this article on some website, theunboundedspirit.com There's nothing new, but in my opinion the article is very well written. It made me think... 1. The...
    DiscoveringTheTruth DiscoveringTheTruth 22-25, F 6 Responses Jan 11

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    Why do we rely on dumb quotes and trite sayings when we are sad or struggling? Like we get encouragement from something someone said once. It shines some new light on our...
    aurora11 aurora11 31-35, F 4 Responses Jan 15

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    Some of us grow up and achieve specific qualifications, maybe we are lucky to be born into money and so we have more options in life, or maybe we have a friend or a relative who is...
    tcennoC tcennoC 51-55, M 6 days ago

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    (Every word is a struggle.) Stubble. Stubble, like in a field after a harvest. There’s a split-rail fence nearby, dirt road on the other side. The place feels cold and gray. I...
    WestWhite WestWhite 56-60, M 1 day ago

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    In my experience, there is nothing more perfectly gratifying than waking up in the arms of the person you love. I experienced that feeling today. Though I don't remember many...
    PersonalGenesis PersonalGenesis 22-25, F Jan 5

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    At times I wonder... What is life all about... Is it Achievement??? Success??? Glory??? Money??? Power??? Love??? I really never get the answer... Maybe it depends on person to...
    PS333 PS333 26-30, F Jan 10

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    I feel like ****, absolute ****. I have no idea what I going to do with my life. I'm not even sure what I am currently doing with it now. I've been lying to people, people who...
    blackenangels blackenangels 13-15 1 Response Jan 12

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    Life is something we all share, Just like oxygen, in the air. The way we live it, is up to us, With a negative or with a plus. Life is something, we should cherish, We never know...
    Zelaleme Zelaleme 46-50, F Jan 13

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    People overlook the small and simple things as people just race against time rushing around getting to places and living the  same old routine life!People underestimate time...
    MilweePetite MilweePetite 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 14

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    Chapter Five “Shhhh…please sit down Josh and control yourself.” David said quietly as he opened the door slightly and looked out. No one seemed to have noticed the outcry...
    garionrox garionrox 51-55 Jan 14

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    After completing highschool.. a chapter in my story, wonders happened.I took a path which I wasn't supposed to take but I am happy with it and I have known I am work in progress...
    ThisIsMeYeah ThisIsMeYeah 18-21, F 3 Responses Jan 22

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    Since I finished school life everything changed - from socially,emotionally,psychologically to more responsibilities!So i've learnt so much in 6 years about myself, my health...
    MilweePetite MilweePetite 18-21, F Jan 22

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    I watched the sunrise this morning, how very breathtaking and beautiful...The myriad of colors that spread in flamboyant splendor across the sky. I almost held my breath in awe of...
    sensualbeauty1 sensualbeauty1 46-50, F 5 Responses Jan 23

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    I used to think I'd lost myself somewhere along the way and then I realised I hadn't, I'd just misplaced some unspent youth and am now finding it again one fractured piece of soul...
    Littlemisssomebody Littlemisssomebody 31-35, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    I appreciate everything that life has to give. From the little moments to big moments, I'll cherish them all. Something as simple as a smile or knowing the people I love are okay...
    AndyL567 AndyL567 13-15, M 1 Response a week ago

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    Don’t complicate life, keep your life simple.... Missing somebody? Call Wanna meet up? Invite Wanna be understood? Explain Have questions? Ask Don’t like...
    NivyaSurani NivyaSurani 18-21, F 3 days ago

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    MY VISION OF THE UNIVERSE, LIFE AND GOD. The universe and life are the most logical and rational manner of existence of reality, and it is precisely what happened. While life is...
    DiegoSMarinho DiegoSMarinho 16-17, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I need a lot of changes done to my life. One major one is taking charge of my own life rather then letting others run it for me. Another thing I would like to see happen is to...
    DarkPhoenix1985 DarkPhoenix1985 26-30, M 2 days ago

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    Most of the time we think we don't deserve good in our life. We think we are not worth it. But for once, just for once, i decided not to think and let go. I decided to let go of...
    Dobev Dobev 18-21, M 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    Whole Life - Combines everlasting defense having a cost savings part. Provided that you proceed to pay the rates, you will be able to lock in protection in a degree top quality...
    Matthew9482ypf5 Matthew9482ypf5 31-35, M 1 Response Jan 7

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    I've learned many things, and a few are: Focus on doing something outside of yourself. Give something of yourself everyday. Be a blessing. Ladies: Don't mind being the only...
    Terrain12 Terrain12 31-35, F 3 Responses Jan 9

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    Everyday has been a struggle ever since I found out. I am sinking deeper into a depression and I am all alone in this. Every little thing about my day has left me at the verge of...
    cbnfvr cbnfvr 26-30, F 2 Responses Jan 13

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    I can't decide what I want to do with my life. I've been in community college for nearly 5 years, and I refuse to transfer to a university until I decide on a major. Once I think I...
    Amd81491 Amd81491 22-25, F 2 Responses Jan 13

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    The simplest things make me happy. I don't acknowledge how many battles I've fought until something so simple reminds me it's ok to let my guard down & be purely happy. Last...
    Stickwithmebabe Stickwithmebabe 36-40, F Jan 15

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    I WANT something bad to happen to me. Something really ****** up. Why? Almost all of the great people in the world have had something ****** up happen in their life and it sparks...
    herewegothen herewegothen 18-21, M Jan 17

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    Dave002 Dave002 56-60, M Jan 17

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    God and me (Nothing but the truth) Every time I find evidence, I end up doubting if its true evidence. But theres always someone telling me its true, I was made this was. I...
    HandyMannyWanny HandyMannyWanny 16-17, M Jan 22

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    I'd like to tell a short story. I was only 7. Everything around was a world of negative vibe. Every time I'd write a note on a small piece of paper it would say "I want a friend...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jan 22

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    Abortion is not a “Political Issue”: My Reflections on my trip to Washington 2015-march-ofl I’m about ten thousand feet over Virginia at the moment, watching Washington D.C...
    jopava jopava 56-60, M 6 days ago

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    3 years ago new life was breathed in me through the birth of my niece. Before that I was so miserable and hurt after a difficult relationship. Life had become so repetitive and...
    bleuoiseau bleuoiseau 26-30, F 3 days ago