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

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 66 People

    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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    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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    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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    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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    I'm not living, I'm existing, and I'm just barely existing. I really haven't changed much from birth to now. As far back as I can recall, I was always avoidant, dumb, and alone...
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    I am a right wing conservative Christian. I believe the Bible is the inspired word of God. I believe that we are living in the end times. I love all people as God does. If he is...
    discipled discipled 51-55, M 1 Response 16 hrs ago

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    “One of my main regrets in life is giving considerable thought to inconsiderate people.” ― Jarod Kintz
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    I've long thought/believed that People Come Into Your Life For A Reason... I've just not always been clear on what the reason Is, y'know? To learn & grow, of course. To share...
    AdoraGel AdoraGel 31-35, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I believe this is something more important and healthy than that pat self help technique addicts and co-dependents use to grow strong and free of those things which impinge upon...
    Annodumbaknee Annodumbaknee 36-40, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I always hear the bible as a reason for hatred against LGBT people but what no one says is the whys or hows. This is what I am interested in. They quote from the bible but they...
    50shadesofexodus 50shadesofexodus 26-30, F 8 Responses 2 days ago

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    People come into your life for a reason, a season or a lifetime. When you figure out which one it is, you will know what to do for each person. When someone is in your life...
    Curiousmissy Curiousmissy 31-35, F 9 Responses 2 days ago

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    Might be a different type of 'what to do with my life', I mean I haven't had anything depressing happen to me thank God, but I feel... Unsettled. Sort of. Well, you know how...
    aresdite aresdite 18-21, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I wrote this in response on another social site to someone who commented and said ALL Christians are hypocrites since none of us follow EVERYTHING in the Bible: The ones who judge...
    loveismyfriend loveismyfriend 36-40, F 2 days ago

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    So here's the thing... I am slowly creating the life I want. I know that sounds odd, and to many of you, a life that you are solely in control of is already your every day reality...
    Shoutittotheworld23 Shoutittotheworld23 26-30, M 3 days ago

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    Somethings are better hidden in the closet. I wish that I had not accidentally stumbled on that old skeleton. There are somethings I wish I could forget I had accidentally found...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Is there anyone who doesn't. Whether it's to join an activity to become more social friendly and have more fun or whether its to go to the gym or start exercising to lose weight...
    GrimMindControl GrimMindControl 18-21, M 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    Life is like a bowl of lucky charms. Lucky charms cereal is filled with bits of cereal that we don't like but heck we love the marshmallows and those marshmallows make it all worth...
    Raptax231 Raptax231 18-21, M 4 days ago

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    Have you ever lisent a song and realized, "wow this song expressed what I feel!"? But then you realized, this song... Really is how I feel and I used to feel, and the lyrics, you...
    Healinghate Healinghate 18-21, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Final episode in history of my inner life. Senior year and hs. Like I mentioned previously, senior year was absolutely chaotic. I had left the house I'd lived in the longest of...
    PinkMellow PinkMellow 18-21, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Growing up I didn't have it all. But I had everything my parents could give me and I always thought that was enough because I knew that tried their hardest to always provide for me...
    maddsf maddsf 18-21, F 4 Responses 4 days ago

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    1) Foremost and always.....God, for it is he who shaped me in my mother's womb, and has woken me up every day of my life. He has given me the power to obtain wealth and knows me...
    1OfPureClass 1OfPureClass 70+, F 6 Responses 5 days ago

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    If you've read my depression story you already know this . But I was abused by my mom for 17 years . Verbal, mental and physical abuse for 17 years by my own mother. She would...
    FlowerChildWithARockNRollSoul FlowerChildWithARockNRollSoul 18-21, F 68 Responses 5 days ago

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    Due to circumstances beyond our control. There is something I have not been able to do with my beloved. Stop that. That is not what I'm talking about. Of course if I was reading...
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    Since I was 10 I figured out my life. Like what job I want once I'm older, what collage I want to go to, etc. Now Idk anymore. I know I'm still young. It's just I'm missing that...
    Kayla0504 Kayla0504 13-15, F a week ago

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    When I was 12 or 13, our school would occasionally invite society figures to lecture us about various aspects of life. One day, they invited some university professor. I don't...
    deleted deleted 26-30 a week ago

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    All my life I always wanted adventure, life long happiness, success, beauty and money but all of those things are rarely achieved by the most blessed people. Well I don't belong to...
    sadsax21 sadsax21 18-21, F Jun 22

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    I like many others have spent a great deal of my life looking for the reasons for life itself. I have studied and contributed in many different spiritual, religious and non...
    andthisonetime andthisonetime 31-35, M 1 Response Jun 21

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