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I Am Lost About My Life

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    I Was Lost And Now Take responsibility For My Reality.

    For most of my life I have gone through phases of feeling like I know exactly what I want to do and then something happening and being catapulted back to the lost sea of my own psyche. That lost feeling is suffering to me, it feels terrible. I feel like I have no place in the...
    MelodieofMovement MelodieofMovement 22-25, F 3 Responses Oct 9, 2010

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    I Lost My Life Goals Help

    Hello there, I'm 17 years old and I think I lost my life goals... My parents are divorced, I can live with that. My mother is living in Portugal, and I'm living with my dad and sister in Canada. My dad is an hot headed person, basically the minor thing results in a discussion...
    lifeproblemsteen lifeproblemsteen 16-17, M 1 Response Jan 21, 2013

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    SO CONFUSED!!

    NOT about my baby daddy(chris) this time ... this is about my recent relationship... I had a boyfriend which is now my ex(X) for almost a year and a half. He was great and loving but i felt that my heart was never completely his(X) because it still belong to chris. I tried to...
    behkii behkii 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 6, 2010

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    Which Path Do I .... Chose Thats Right For Me

    Two paths  and I can only cxhoose one I used to beleive the right path was the one is the one with the glowing energy balls the dark creature just enjoying life. But now i am growing up and noticing everything does'nt turn up the way it loooks like . For instance I 'm tall...
    harboraqua harboraqua 13-15, F Jun 20, 2010

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    i live in a dreamworld ,

    im lost in my head, i want to hide away from the realworld, i have depression,i lack confidence, i have a terrible memory,i have seizures 3-4 a month. i am male 43, a loner , i barely have a social life. im technically still a virgin, my heads a mess, i am so shy i live in a...
    defoekeane defoekeane 36-40, M 1 Response Mar 2

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    Directions?

    I am afraid that my life is going to pass me by and when it does I will have done nothing for no one on this earth. I feel that I have no purpose for being here and I should just die and get it over with. Sometimes I don't feel this way but here lately the way everyone has been...
    justawish justawish 16-17 6 Responses May 30, 2009

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    Cant get over him #2

    This is the update... Normally people would say things about how its got better; but after more then a year, i dont think that it has. I got comments on they kno and dont kno how this feels. Well i wish i knew how i felt. Well jus to let yall know, i still havent got over him...
    behkii behkii 18-21, F Aug 4, 2010

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    What the Hell......

    So,   I am healthy, not bad looking, intelligent, live in an awesome place, have a healthy, perfect son.................WHY am I so miserable??????    I have no stability, no friends, no passion about anything.    If you saw me walking down...
    flatliner flatliner 41-45, F 3 Responses Aug 9, 2008

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    Days...

    I guess it started when my dad left my mother when I was eleven years old, I just got angry with him and it fractured me. I have always been a nice person and it's not like my life is bad, I have a place to live, I can afford food, and all the little things I need. I just have no...
    Jan 20, 2013

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    i found out my dad isnt my biological dad

    when i was 9 and i have felt sort of left out since i discovered this. my mom got pregnant 3 months before she got married and then dad ran away when she was 6 months pregnant. they had only dated a few months :P when i turned 2 my mom remarried and then divorced when i was 5...
    alonealot alonealot 13-15 1 Response Aug 11

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    My Life

    My life,It's lost,My next trick,Findin' it again,When I do,Sure as hell,Ain't losin' it again.
    lazycrazybasket lazycrazybasket 46-50, M Feb 28, 2012

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    That's It?

    I worked hard in my life, and i was proud.  I knew where i was going, knew how to get it, and I was going to get it.Then somehow i lost all my confidence. reality sets in, and i was forced to face it.  But another part of me is saying, the me before would have never...
    commond commond 22-25 1 Response Jan 25, 2010

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    Moving Forward

    Most of my life has been one horror after another. Beginning from the age of 4 and up. Childhood filled with horrors that would make a best selling novel. There was a time when all I could do was lay on floor crying. Then, through receiving the treatment I needed I was able to at...
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses Dec 13, 2011

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    ...this Is Life...?

    Is this all life is..? Looking back on everything you’ve ever done and wondering what if or why? Reflecting on every thing that you’ve ever done and feeling guilty about things you cannot or could not change, neither then nor now. Theres nothing here in this life im...
    MakeMeFamous331 MakeMeFamous331 18-21, M 1 Response Dec 6, 2009

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    Almost Over...

     So things have been getting better after i told my parents what happened. and what he had done, he had taken advantage of me when i was vulnerable when he knew i was to young to completly understand. So with the help of friends I have been praying more than i have ever in...
    illneverforgetwhathappened illneverforgetwhathappened 18-21 Dec 15, 2010

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    Cant Get Over Him

    Me and my ex have been truely brokin up over a year. Between that time we have both tried to make it work for our baby. I never stop loving him but he thought he wasnt ready to settle down. After everything he has put me threw, youd think anybody is smart enough just to...
    behkii behkii 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 2, 2009

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    Talking to a lot if you in here made me think

    more about my life. I think I'm bi-curious and would like to find a woman I could associate with. Please no fakes and I would love for her to respect my privacy. If I can begin to know and trust I will show myself. I'm just too afraid to be outed. Please be at least 21 :).
    liquorxsmile liquorxsmile 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 27

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    "I'd like to get lost in the darkest corners of your mind". When I wrote her this line, I was lost, lost in life. One day you wake up and realise your life has past by and you...
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    In July I lost my 22 year old daughter to a car accident. Everything felt empty, and pointless. I work, I eat, I sleep, kind of. I tramp thru life like a numb soldier, doing...
    Frigginfantastic2 Frigginfantastic2 41-45, F 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    So ever since I've joined EP I've seen dozens and dozens of posts about suicide, depression, and about people having lost the will to live. This really made me reflect on my past...
    SiriusJT SiriusJT 18-21, M 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    Usually people would take that as if I'm depressed. But I am not...I'm just lost. 21 years old having no clue what I wanna do with my life. There hasn't passed one day without me...
    ep2610 ep2610 18-21, F 2 Responses Sep 30

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    Finishing college has been the main goal in my like for a while now. When I graduated in May the feeling of accomplishing my goal was such a great feeling. However, now after a few...
    oness123 oness123 22-25, F Oct 9

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    This passage was originally a reply to someone's story....but.. I felt like I wanted to share it, as a story in its own right..... I have a few ep pals who are having a hard time...
    expressomarkie expressomarkie 46-50, M Oct 11

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    you nkow a big part of feeling lost is about looking for love cuz its like: You Are Looking For Love or Will Die Trying <3 Just a little advise <3
    DutchSmoKing DutchSmoKing 18-21, M Oct 12

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    I don't know what being happy means. I seem to have forgot it when he left . I forgot what it is to smile and your cheeks to hurt because of how amazingly painful it is cause you...
    WhenLifeGoesOn WhenLifeGoesOn 16-17, F 1 Response Oct 5

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    I have come to learn that in life nothing is guaranteed you are really not entitled to anything in life whatsoever! Not love respect honesty trusts forgiveness care nothing at all...
    Authentic921 Authentic921 26-30, M a week ago

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    I feel like I am surrounded by people with a plan for their futures and happy with the direction they are headed while I am unsure what I am doing. I've been told go to college...
    steelers7fan steelers7fan 18-21, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I can't find my way out of this darkness, I am truly lost in this forest of broken dreams and promises, will I ever find my path again?
    Dixiechic66 Dixiechic66 46-50, F 1 Response Oct 8

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    My husband is thinking about leaving me for my youngest daughter s kindergarten teacher. He can t make up his mind. I really don t know how to act in this situation at all, just...
    rafmagn rafmagn 36-40, F 1 Response Oct 12

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    Sometimes I have those moments when I stop & think what am I doing... Things seem to never change I feel stuck as if life has all the solutions to my problems right in front of me...
    isalis37 isalis37 16-17, F 2 Responses Oct 14

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    I've recently been diagnosed with bipolar disorder. It shouldn't be news; it clearly explains my life for the past 13 years since my late teens. But I never recognised it. I...
    stairway970 stairway970 26-30, M 4 Responses 1 day ago

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    i feel like i messed up in my life. i should have just gone back to grad school, i feel, but at the time after i graduated from college i had no clue what i wanted to do after my...
    blue951 blue951 26-30, M 2 Responses Sep 24

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    I'm 20 have a dead end call centre job which I hate I can't leave because I need the money to live and I'm just unhappy and don't know where to go on life anymore
    goldenWish goldenWish 18-21, M 3 Responses Oct 6

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    Wish I can have a more happier life :( Please god make a miracle happen please ... I don't like the stress, headache, bad feeling all the time, and feeling mad and sad all the...
    Amyyy000 Amyyy000 13-15, F 2 Responses Oct 6

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    Where can I find someone who would motivate me? Teach me everything in life, give me some guidance.
    Concerto Concerto 22-25, F 2 Responses Oct 13

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    what should be my move exactly when we face failures in life??
    yashwith yashwith 22-25, M 1 Response a week ago

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    I feel sad..totally ... I have not enough strength to type online.. I hope I can find a good path to live a life That is it **** this world !
    Farmerwork Farmerwork 22-25, F 3 days ago

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    I just started my first year in college in the UK, and I thought I am able to start fresh with my social lifes and find new friends. However, things didn't turn out that way; I am...
    uniqueresonance uniqueresonance 18-21, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Tired being depressed life sucks.
    yokittyx yokittyx 18-21, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Don’t just have career or academic goals. Set goals to give you a balanced, successful life. Balanced means ensuring your health, relationships, mental peace are all in good...
    Sophie119 Sophie119 18-21, F Oct 13

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    I watched "The Departed" a few days ago. I'd heard several times that it was a really good film but had been put-off by a number of things: firstly that it's a remake, and I've not...
    sometimeslonelytoo sometimeslonelytoo 41-45, M 4 days ago

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    Definition of human beings: With more complex brains and the ability to use tools the human population was built for success. Despite their superiority and talent, many of them...
    NameIsMailbox NameIsMailbox 13-15, M Sep 23

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    Midnight in Paris. Watched it twice now. And read the script twice as well. Woody Allen is so good in writing and directing! I love Paris and hope to return to experience most of...
    littlemisslight littlemisslight 26-30, F 1 Response Oct 13

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    I been reading all my experiences and it makes me sad to bring negative issues afloat. I want to say I took them as venting to someone but now I don't want to look in the negative...
    treto treto 22-25, M Oct 15

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    their are movies where u just relax and enjoy the comedy..some u enjoy the "i am the savior theme"in some u have the mushy romance..i like the ones which makes one introspect in...
    romell romell 36-40, M 2 Responses Sep 25

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    But sometimes it's just so damn hard! Am I right? I try to be positive. Sometimes I'm pretty successful. But tonight is one of those nights for me where I can't seem to pull my...
    saundra04 saundra04 26-30, F 2 Responses Sep 30

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    Each day means a new 24 hours , each day means everything is possible again . You live in the moment you die in the moment . You live in the light and you die in the light you take...
    fiestychica fiestychica 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 1

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    In a sexless marriage and hating it. Married to a wonderful woman for 38 years. Have three beautiful children. We find ourselves self-employed. She works 70-80 hours a week in...
    picaquill picaquill 61-65, M 1 Response Oct 12

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