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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Whether it is a boy or girl everyone wants or have a dream about their life partner and i am no different On this day I feel like pouring my heart here for my sake alone and even...
    FightingTillTheEnd FightingTillTheEnd 31-35, M Feb 15

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    I hate it so much. I have absolutely no social life, no friends, no bf, and nothing going on in my life. No guy has ever told me he loved me, I've never been invited to parties. I...
    calmripple calmripple 18-21 Feb 14

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    I feel like I'd be an amazing girlfriend and that I'm completely ready and capable of having a loving relationship with someone. My problem is that I don't know anyone (in person...
    kaitlyn1994 kaitlyn1994 13-15, F Feb 3

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    I love Operating for APEX, but like every other staffing company you're in the mercy from the nearby marketplace and what interactions the staffing enterprise has with area...
    Michael0962opo3 Michael0962opo3 31-35, M 2 Responses Feb 5

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    Life isn't just about keeping score. It's not about how many people call you...And it's not about who you've dated or haven't dated at all. It isn't about who you've kissed ,What...
    fucksunshine fucksunshine 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 11

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    I have recently returned from travelling around South America for a few months. Admittedly, I did not give much thought about the end-game when returning home. As such, I had quit...
    lucidsoul lucidsoul 22-25, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I find myself, lost in confusion when it comes to someone. A person I never knew, but a face I've seen in a dream. A dream that showed me a future, a future that has happened. She...
    WarzJack WarzJack 22-25, M 1 Response Feb 14

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    So, for starters, I'm 20 and I live in NC. I'm an Eagle Scout, a college student, and a christian. My life hasn't been one of perfection or glitz and glamour, but it hasn't that...
    MyLifeInANotebook MyLifeInANotebook 18-21, M Feb 8

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    I hate my life so much, I really have been compensating whether or not I should kill myself, but I can never bring myself to it, like it's just thoughts; but seriously Life's...
    Krchan2 Krchan2 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 12

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    I have learned life is way to darn short to be so worried about every little thing. The first years of my 20's were hectic. I got diagnosed with pcos, 2 different kinds of heart...
    purplepurp21 purplepurp21 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 15

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    I'll try to sum up and simplify this as I could write for days, and to the untrained seem crazy if making any sense at all. I was bullied and mentally abused from childhood, as...
    NightGambit NightGambit 31-35, M 9 Responses Feb 22

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      I came across this forum after searching for advice or similar stories online. Here's my story anyway; I'm about to turn 25 this April and feel completely at a loss with...
    Mardybum1 Mardybum1 22-25, M Feb 5

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    Adventure. I wonder how many would laugh at what I perceive as adventure. I don't require speed. I don't require the imminent possibility of death or danger. Something new before...
    justNIK justNIK 41-45, F 1 Response Feb 9

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    From Danny85 Season,reason And Lifetime "People come into your life for a reason,season or a Lifetime" I have come across this phrase in many a articles and i so have come to...
    tastyfrzz tastyfrzz 46-50 1 Response Feb 10

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    I learned something today. My school is full of a bunch of judgmental low-life people. I know what all of you are thinking, "You're a low-life for saying those people are low-lifes...
    CheerleaderEm CheerleaderEm 16-17, F Feb 13

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    I'm in senior class, and I have no idea, what i want to do with my life. I don't want to have a job which will use all my time, and life will be again still waiting for something...
    Pukendejs Pukendejs 18-21, F a week ago

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    Every one saying, I"m lost in life . But why? We are human. We have ability to do good and bad. that depends on our choice what we are doing? and If everything happening bad with...
    jimyboy22 jimyboy22 22-25, M 6 days ago

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    Don't base your happiness on someone, Especially when you're not that close You don't have the future within your fingertips What if you'll wake up and they're gone Will you still...
    Seaspiritaria Seaspiritaria 13-15, F 3 days ago

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    I am 51, married, grown kids, nice home, suburban lifestyle--I seemingly have the American Dream. And I do, I suppose. I have also been very unhappy the past five years, a period...
    KnightMoves KnightMoves 46-50, M 5 Responses 4 hrs ago

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    Don’t have a thought attack. This weekend was a true test to apply the principles I have been learning for the past couple of months. I was presented with a very difficult...
    KemiKill KemiKill 36-40, F 16 Responses Feb 9

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    So I was getting these crazy dreams lately, people appearing in my room. Really clear dreams where i can follow the story. dreams help me process a lot of stuff. The only problem i...
    makaakje makaakje 18-21, M 1 Response Feb 10

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    Fear. That is all it started. I have been through a busy childhood. My childishness was early taken away from me, and at a very young age, such as six years old, I learned to act...
    diane1996 diane1996 18-21, F 3 Responses Feb 11

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    "Life is like a long rehearsal for a play that will never begin"-quote from the movie Amelie. It's a sad feeling when we do so much and anticipate that something great will happen...
    Lonelyastronaut Lonelyastronaut 31-35, F 3 Responses Feb 11

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    I need to leave behind the life I'm living now and start a new one somewhere else. I have to walk away from my lifestyle, the "friends" I have and the people I associate with, and...
    Undeadly Undeadly 41-45, F 2 Responses Feb 13

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    I feel with him, I'm exploring a new world..the world of hunnie bun. At first I thought he was simple and cute but now I see a man with many layers. Well not see but feel. It's a...
    HigherCalling HigherCalling 26-30, F 2 Responses Feb 13

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    I really don’t like living, I hate my life and I just don’t feel like if I belong in this world. My family thinks I am dumb and that I will never achieve anything in life. I...
    Miserabelle Miserabelle 16-17, F Feb 13

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    Yesterday , something happened that brought fear to my heart and tears to my eyes, I felt so sad and didn't understand why. While I was on the bus with my sister, it was a double...
    Starz93 Starz93 18-21, F 5 Responses Feb 16

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    This is my first time posting.. But lately ive been feeling really hopeless. I have everything going for me. I am privileged to be going to school and having a steady job that...
    SunshineLaura SunshineLaura 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 18

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    Almost 5 years ago late one Tuesday night I decided to go for a drive. It was actually after 1 am, so technically the next morning, but I was used to working nights and didn't have...
    hazelwoodd hazelwoodd 26-30, F Feb 20

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    Life Sucks I thought I shared myself with someone who was interested in being in my life. Interested in staying and building something great together. I know now, he was...
    abrokenlittlegirl abrokenlittlegirl 46-50, F 2 Responses Feb 20

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    Seems like every time I think I'm turning a corner in my life, I hit a f ing wall. I have dreamed of death my whole life. That last breath I could finally take. I have heard people...
    ptsdlady ptsdlady 26-30, F a week ago

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    I graduated highschool in 2011 and have changed my mind so many times about what i want to do. Theres not a whole lot of options out there anymore. It seems like everyone just...
    MKxoxo MKxoxo 22-25, F 1 Response a week ago

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    It's so cliche... but I really don't know what to do with my life. I'm in the first year of law school. I find it interesting but it's too much for me. Ikeep failing in EVERY...
    notcoolmarvin notcoolmarvin 18-21, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Most of the time people come into your life to teach you something. Sometimes you learn something without knowing it. They teach you through experiencing something.
    planter715 planter715 51-55, M 4 Responses 4 days ago

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    I just got out of a psychiatric hospital for my depression and anxiety. The only thing that has changed since getting out unfortunately is my dreaming. Before I went the the...
    ZacharyAaron ZacharyAaron 18-21, M 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    In the bible study this evening, we were asked, "What have we to live for?" I was shocked for not being able to give an answer, even just the slightest idea. I was caught off guard...
    stiltcourt stiltcourt 41-45, F 3 Responses 2 days ago

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