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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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    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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    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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