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I Am Lost In Life

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    yokittyx yokittyx 18-21, F 2 Responses Oct 22, 2014

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    Life has so many twists

    and turns, for the life of me I don't know where to go or what to do. I am struggling with my faith in God, my belief that my life is on the right path, the inner struggles with things that have happened in the past but haunt me to this day...lots of things really. I have a...
    followthewhiterabbit followthewhiterabbit 22-25, F 2 days ago

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    who am i ??? what i want ?

    where i want to go ? what i want to be ? some says life is journey of self discovery. for me, it has been journey of loosing self so far. but i have a probable solution. i read a book power of now and now i will follow it for at least 2 weeks and see what change it brings to...
    confusedsoul21 confusedsoul21 26-30, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I don't know what I want to do with my life,

    i have no clue where to start either, it feels kind of like everything i ever felt before has been wiped out and as much as i try to connect with anything or anyone in any way i can't. it's like everything has so much meaning but at the same time it doesn't or it doesn't matter...
    lostinthisworld45 lostinthisworld45 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 17

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    That feeling when u feel no one is

    for you in this world :((
    zheiy zheiy 31-35, F 3 Responses May 1, 2014

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    I have days (many) when I feel very empty inside

    and dissatisfied... Today is one of them. Not necessarily because something has happened to make it a "bad day", just days where nothing satisfies some yearning inside me. I know I "shouldn't" feel this way by many standards; I have a good job, nice home, and a good family...
    salix75 salix75 36-40, F 2 Responses Jun 4, 2014

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    i was pretty close to my mom.

    i mean, she was everything to me. she was the only person that understands me truly. the only person that listened. the only person that gets me. the only person that accepted me for who i am. and my dad on the other hand was the total opposite. he would pick fights for no...
    flxwrs flxwrs 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 22

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    I THANK GOD FOR GIVING ANOTHER DAY!

    !! IAM GREATFUL, BUT SOMETIMES I FEEL LOST!!! IAM AT A NEW BEGINNING IN MYLIFE,FOR ONCE I SHOULD BE HAPPY,GREATFUL FOR ANOTHER CHANCE!!!!
    poohbear215 poohbear215 31-35, F Mar 4

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    Cause and Effect

    I think you get lost in life when you let yourself get carried by the current of life.. you feel you have no say in what happens to you, but I believe in cause and effect.. so be the cause of your own life path and not just the effect of what life throws at you. God gave us free...
    SuzyWongx SuzyWongx 31-35, F 2 Responses Jun 21, 2007

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    I want to feel like I am someone's favorite.

    I want to be one person's, favorite person in the world, and they are mine. Love is the most important asset (I think) a person can have, if it is a true love. But it's so hard to find. Being in love, & spending your life with the person who wants to grow old with you, makes...
    DrexelFloriene DrexelFloriene 36-40, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    There's days that I feel lost.

    No where to go or turn to. Not knowing what's the out come sometimes I feel alone in my life having hundreds of relatives that love and adore me. Yet I feel alone. There are days, night I kneel down to pray to you god for guidance. Ask you what's my true calling in this so...
    natashaxxs natashaxxs 31-35, F 3 Responses Jul 3, 2014

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    I have $20 in my pocket,

    and that's it. I have no home any longer. I have no family to go to, I have no close friends to go to, I have no guidance or support I can count on. Every bridge I've ever used to support myself with has been burned. My boyfriend/ex whatever you want to call him, is leaving for...
    kristenvslife kristenvslife 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 11

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    I just want to be able to start a task,

    concentrate on it, and finish it. I just want to be successful. A lot is holding me back right right, past relationships, no motivation, the thought of me getting too old and being lost in life. I always feel like I got to catch up. I'm introverted and I think too much these...
    Experiencezzzz Experiencezzzz 18-21, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    My Sob Story

    I spent 4 years and a small fortune earning my undergrad degree just to feel like I've learned nothing.  I went back to college to get a post-grad diploma for a year, and I'll be done in 3 weeks.  I haven't worked since the summer after undergrad because I feel like I...
    kalikka kalikka 18-21, F 4 Responses Aug 3, 2006

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    I don't know how to be happy.

    I can list the times on my fingers where I felt complete joy. Other than that I always will look forward to something and be disappointed. I have never been content with anything in my life and don't know how to be. I have always tried to be invisible in life then regret it when...
    typicaltypingteen typicaltypingteen 18-21, F 4 Responses Apr 13

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    *drinks 1 bottle of water* I am really good at

    taking care of myself. Like wow I'm so healthy.
    shymic shymic 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 26

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    I came to a recent understanding about my time.

    I am not to live by my own free will. My natural instinct directs me in a way that made me come to realize its not my own feelings I choose to live by but its the guidance of its creation that leads this life I thought I called my own. We share this body,we share this time and...
    WarzJack WarzJack 22-25, M 1 Response Mar 27, 2014

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    fathom77 fathom77 26-30, F 7 Responses Nov 19, 2014

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    I feel so lost. I have no idea what I wanna do

    with my life.. I've had a whole free year to figure out what I wanna do in the future but I'm still uncertain.. I feel stuck and stressed because everybody is asking me what I'm going to do and they have high expectations. I feel like I need to go somewhere no-one knows me and I...
    Alessiina Alessiina 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 19

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    Those days when you can't

    even type how you feel. So blank. I don't know what to say. Life is tough.
    Xyanii Xyanii 22-25, F 3 Responses Jul 24, 2014

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    I don't know my purpose.

    I don't know where I'm going. I don't really have any goals. I'm just lost and going through the motions.
    antiquedahlia antiquedahlia 26-30, F 4 Responses Mar 30

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    Sometimes I wonder, what's the point in life?

    We're all gonna die anyways..
    zareenatoor zareenatoor 13-15, F 2 Responses Apr 8

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    i dont know if i should go to college,

    where i should go to college, what kind of job i want, or what to major in. my choices are astrophysics, aerospace engineer, economics, and political sciences.. id love to be an engineer or physicist, but im horrible at math. but then the other two dont really have any defiant...
    ThatOtherGuy17 ThatOtherGuy17 16-17, M 2 Responses Mar 24, 2014

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    lost my soul, the day we unfold,

    to see what will show, forever a hole, my heart she stole, a year ago, i let her in, she brought me out, stomped on my emotions, i'll never trust a human, not ever again!
    goodguybadreligion goodguybadreligion 18-21, M Apr 13

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    This person made a large percent of my life 98%

    and a large percent of my heart, and I have lost this person. Three months later my life is in ruins I can't focus anymore I don't eat anymore I don't do anything no work I still have really really good grades like really good grades I'm just lost I don't know anymore My life...
    LeahLovee LeahLovee 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 3

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    Looking For Michelle

       Yep, that's what it said, LOOKING FOR MICHELLE.For those of you that may or may not have noticed, I haven't been on here in a couple of months. That's in part because I've been search for myself. Yeah, funny right? People say, How in the name off hell do you lose yourself...
    HELLSBABY HELLSBABY 31-35, F 5 Responses Oct 20, 2013

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    Ever just wanted to pack your bags

    and just **** off and without saying anything to anyone? Yep same😢
    rhiannperry rhiannperry 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 8, 2014

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    On March 23rd, mama died in my arms

    after a devastating battle with cancer. Now, myself (nineteen), Chantal (twenty) and grandpa (ninety-two) are left to figure out everything from finances, bills, taxes, mortgages payments, funeral costs and medical expenses. Here's her story: www.giveforward.com/fundraiser...
    kayygordon kayygordon 18-21, F Mar 28

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    I Had It All Figured Out ...

    the first time i saw "Who's the Boss?" with Tony Danza and Judith Light I was 13.  i knew within the first five episodes what i was going to do with my life!  as time went on i made it.  i was an advertising executive with lots of big accounts, status...
    AbbyNormal AbbyNormal 31-35, F 5 Responses Jun 29, 2007

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    Who am I? Why am I here?

    What is this life all about? There is a deep longing to think about and to know these things. I wonder do we all think about this or do some people just live their lives without much contemplation. It seems to me some people inherently know who they are and what they're here for...
    WearOutKyd WearOutKyd 26-30, M May 30, 2014

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    And I was high on you,

    while you were high on everyone else ||
    Peachh Peachh 16-17, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Wanting to do something.

    ... wanting to go places...wanting to BE something... but not even knowing where to start
    irreelevance irreelevance 16-17, F 2 Responses Nov 29, 2014

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    Lost in my forever lasting battle between

    myself. in the never ending battle that me yes me who moans at lost Lost confused about the road ahead, alone without anyone to guide me. Mocked by the things I fear but I stand strong due to my rebellious soul. Lost so deep in my subconscious... How ever could I possibly...
    LeahLovee LeahLovee 16-17, F Mar 23

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    I'm living in a country

    where is big unemployment and I can't find any kind of job, I'm moving to another continent soon and if I don't succeed, I'm done. And by that, I'm thinking of committing suicide after spending all off my money which I got from selling my home. I've had two apartments and my...
    Zpirit1978 Zpirit1978 36-40, M 1 Response Mar 23

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    I'm at the point where I know I'm making

    terrible decisions but I really don't even care. Like I very well know I could end up drunk in the ditch by the end of the night but honestly I don't even care. If I somehow do find my way back home in one piece then lucky me. I don't have many people lookin out for me and I'm...
    alyssakayart alyssakayart 18-21, F 3 Responses Apr 14

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    Where I Belong?

    they say i belong in a mental asylum and i just think what have i become. as i cry all they do is sigh. they give me pills and hope that it will kill, all my emotions. slowly as my mind starts to blur ,all i say is it was the Atlantic ocean. was it that ocean, that caused all...
    ProfessorPsycho ProfessorPsycho 13-15, F 11 Responses Aug 18, 2013

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    Not on the right path,

    but which is? And this weekend consisted of my relatives giving me advice about how to behave and what to do when I'm over there. Everyone is looking forward to me going to college while I have to put on a smile for them. The harsh truth is I don't like what I'm going to study...
    AZChomp644 AZChomp644 18-21, M 2 Responses Apr 19

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    All the time. I'm a software engineer

    who always wanted to be a physicist or mathematician growing up, but I'm not sure how much I care anymore. It's pretty sad. I know I have a job and make money, so yeah sure I'm "lucky" and shouldn't complain, but life and the universe has gotten so disturbing and hard that I...
    kchip11 kchip11 22-25, M 1 Response Apr 16

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    I feel as though I am meant,

    or destined if you will, to do something great and lead a life of purpose and fulfillment. I feel I will have many followers in my endeavors and many fans. I feel I will be great... I just don't know what that thing is yet or how to do it once it comes. I really don't even know...
    kristenvslife kristenvslife 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 27

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    Oh am I lost, I have been lost

    for years. I feel like I barely know myself anymore. I have this 'idea' of who I am, who I want to be, but the world doesn't know who I am. I don't show who I am or act or live the way I want to. I feel like there are two sides to myself, the side who loves life and knows what...
    kateegirl kateegirl 22-25, F Feb 25

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    I Don't Know What I'm Going to Do With My Life

    I'm young, smart, well-educated. But I have no idea what I'm doing with my life working an ordinary job for the man. And I can't just get up and quit because I don't know what else to do. Is this what we work hard through college for? To be slaves to someone else's dream...
    rhubarbo rhubarbo 18-21, F 18 Responses Jul 24, 2006

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    I see you have totally misunderstood what I

    meant when I said I agreed with the Bible text I didn't agree that I was included in your attack on me on what that Bible verse is saying that Bible verse has nothing to do with what I am doing and I totally don't understand how sending a Bible verse can get someone on their...
    dfries63 dfries63 46-50, M Mar 17

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    I'm not sure what to do anymore.

    My dream has always been to settle down with an older man. Someone financially stable, smart, funny, strong( both physically is mentally) and will take care of me. Have a life like back in the old days. I'll stay home, cook, clean and take care of the kids. Have date nights...
    JordanJessie JordanJessie 18-21, F 3 Responses Mar 3, 2014

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    I have tried to write a journal to figure

    myself out,but it just makes me wonder more.. what the f??k am i doing
    forkinyoureye forkinyoureye 18-21, F 3 Responses Mar 18

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    How do I find myself again?

    My head is in the clouds. I don't know what I am meant to do and I don't know what I want anymore. I am confused with what my purpose is or whether I even have one. I feel so alone and unsure. I am tired of feeling this way. I am tired of feeling so lost and thinking about it...
    Mela22 Mela22 22-25, F 4 Responses 6 days ago

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    Take a breath. Life is hard.

    But well make it :) to anyone who's going through depression, low self esteem, internal struggles that are masked by your false content I'm here for you ;) I understand you because I am all those things but when I look at the sun painted across the sky it gives me hope :). I...
    internallybroken internallybroken 16-17, M May 30, 2014

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