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I Am Lost In Life

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    "just Breathe" - I don't know what group would be apropiate for this story, I just felt like writing this feeling that's been haunting me down for a while. I've always...
    tatyana16 tatyana16 18-21, F 5 Responses Oct 8, 2011

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    Don't know why but for the first time ever I feel lost and and unsure of myself for the first time ever. I feel like I have no direction or compass to help guide me along the way...
    Lkjjkl Lkjjkl 31-35 1 Response Apr 2

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    I walked upon high And I stepped To the edge To see my world below And I laughed at myself while the tears rolled down 'cause it's the world I know.
    s0undgarden s0undgarden 16-17, M 2 hrs ago

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    It'S All Changed - It seems like my life has changed overnight. I remember going to bed a happy carefree, stress free, optimistic person. But now I wake up in despair. Nothing...
    leestrauss leestrauss 22-25, M 5 Responses Jul 26, 2013

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    My panic disorder is out of hand and is completely taking over my life. I'm unable to get a job or keep down a college course. I struggle to even step outside without feeling...
    MeganCaroline MeganCaroline 18-21, F 3 Responses Apr 1

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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...
    JordanJessie JordanJessie 18-21, F 3 Responses Mar 3

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    I'm in my late 20s and stuck in life. I have made so many regrets in my life and I know people say "you will learn from your regrets," but what if your regrets you made in the past...
    believe201427 believe201427 26-30, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    I think there is a reason for us to be alive in this world....
    dede9090 dede9090 16-17, F 2 Responses Mar 31

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    The title says it all. Why do we fall into these holes that we ourselves have dug for us to only dwell awhile until we notice we don't want to be in this hole anymore....and about...
    Falcor88 Falcor88 22-25, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    you misunderstood me. 
there is so much i want to tell you
and make clear to you,
but i cannot find the right words
that will be able to show you
exactly what is going...
    CuntySwag CuntySwag 16-17, F 2 Responses Jan 8

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    So much is going on in my head lately. Life isn't as easy as I thought it was going to be. I got married with the intentions of starting a family and it doesn't look like that's...
    Ang1978D Ang1978D 31-35, F 3 Responses Apr 4

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    Stream of consciousness Too many Racing thoughts.. Who would have thought my life would turn out this way... It was all so promising in the beginning.. as if anything was...
    MissUnderstoodx MissUnderstoodx 18-21, F Dec 2, 2013

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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...
    SuzyWongx SuzyWongx 31-35, F 1 Response Jun 21, 2007

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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...
    kalikka kalikka 21-25, F 4 Responses Aug 3, 2006

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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...
    ProfessorPsycho ProfessorPsycho 13-15, F 10 Responses Aug 18, 2013

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    I've always been a late bloomer. As such, college frightened me. What do I want to be? How the hell should I know?! I went anyways, after being repeatedly told that you have two...
    Dollfaise Dollfaise 22-25, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Lost And Alone - My mind wonders. My heart weeps. tears no longer fall from my eyes, I wonder why as my heart breaks so many times each and every day. I woke up this morning in a...
    mommaceitta mommaceitta 51-55, F 2 Responses Aug 15, 2013

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    Kurdistan sunset, very beautiful land, but strange ppl
    kojack2014 kojack2014 36-40, M 1 hr ago

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    No Way To Cope - this is going to be long... but i just need someone to listen. someone to attempt to understand... but no one ever does. and i know why. it just ******* hurts...
    Constraint Constraint 18-21, F 6 Responses Feb 27, 2013

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    Lost And Useless - My mother is 54 years old and is working her *** off for up to 10 hours a day at a job that barely appreciates her. I do not want her to be 60 and having to work...
    Mikebissle Mikebissle 22-25, M 5 Responses Mar 21, 2011

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    growth is painful. change is painful. but nothing is as painful as staying stuck somewhere you don't belong
    UtsukushiFantasy UtsukushiFantasy 18-21, T 1 Response Mar 27

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    I have an advanced degree but am in fear of failure so I don't pursue it and work a menial job, I do volunteer work that's unrelated , all it's doing is robbing me of sleep, and I...
    mrrabbitdigital mrrabbitdigital 46-50, M 1 Response Apr 7

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    My dream in life is to be a famous vocalist and actor, face plastered on every magazine, a role model for the youths of the future. I was close, so close... I am an award winning...
    x5m45h1ngx x5m45h1ngx 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 2

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    I'm capable. I'm prepared. I'm smart and I want to succeed. But, I keep doubting myself. I have low self esteem and low self confidence. I am breathing, but not living my life. I...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Mar 19

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    I Dont Want To Participate In Society... - i have been unemployed for a little over a month now and it has given me more time to think. which i dont need because i already cant...
    EdgeCrusher EdgeCrusher 26-30, M 4 Responses Apr 2, 2012

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    Or at least I feel that way sometimes. It's hard for me to detach myself from ppl I kno is bad for me. I find myself either letting them remain or cuttin them off and missing them...
    aries1214 aries1214 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 4

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    Lost Expectations - I have been exploring the idea that happiness can only be achieved when we have no expectations.  I believe all the pain we have in life is from not...
    HeWhoPleasures HeWhoPleasures 41-45, M 31 Responses Oct 19, 2008

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    Hey guys... I figured out how to feel better about myself, and be happier and I'd like to share it with you all. (I am aware this might all sound very hippie like...but I'm just...
    xxersabooxx xxersabooxx 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 29

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    All I See And Feel Is Nothingness. - I wake up almost every morning thinking to myself: 'You are going nowhere. Your life means nothing.' I am currently studying for a MA degree...
    tristessastar tristessastar 22-25, M 10 Responses Oct 18, 2010

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    I think I should pursue photography. It's my passion in the first place
    nocturnalninja nocturnalninja 18-21, F 3 Responses Apr 1

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    Love a girl so much we were in relation for so many month but she betrayed i fought with my parents as i wanted my girl to be my soul mate ,was so crazy that in love that i...
    Emran7771 Emran7771 22-25, M Mar 29

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    I'm a wanderer. I'm in a constant battle between my two selfs. A part of me wants to fulfill Gods plan for me on this earth, and another part of me wants to be my self and...
    kxCobra kxCobra 18-21, F 3 Responses Mar 29

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    It feels like everyone around me is depressed. My sister tells me every day that she wants to die because of a sexual abuse. Two cousins of mine tried to kill themself. My brother...
    assia25 assia25 16-17, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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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...
    WarzJack WarzJack 22-25, M 1 Response Mar 27

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    I know we've heard this one a lot but here I go. Ever since I graduated from high school I had been told by everyone around me to do things which everyone is doing , get a decent...
    Norajean1109 Norajean1109 18-21, F 4 hrs ago

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    I'm a fresh grad from college. Most of my friends are very smart even though they don't study at all. I tried to be like them, to just do some fun stuff and not study for exams...
    nocturnalninja nocturnalninja 18-21, F 12 Responses Mar 31

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    My Last..... - I started college about a year and a half ago and was beyond excited. High school was hell mostly because of my over zealous mother who instead of allowing me to...
    lolipopsweet lolipopsweet 18-21, F 9 Responses Dec 13, 2012

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    Cannot find my purpose on this Earth...I'm still young but it feels like I've been living for thousands of years without any meaning. I am grateful for every breath that I take...
    sicajae7 sicajae7 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 31

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    I lost my job today , feel so lost and confused like life is against me.
    Sukhii Sukhii 18-21, M 5 Responses Apr 1

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    So I'm sick of life as it is known these days. Today is the first day of planning in a possible two years worth of planning. I want to get a lot of people who are tired of having...
    innocentgreed innocentgreed 41-45, M 2 Responses Apr 2

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    Fragile And Broken - I lie awake into another nightmare. And I can’t find a place to lay my head. I tried to close my eyes but sorrow keeps me awake. It creeps inside slowly that...
    warriortears warriortears 22-25 6 Responses Jul 6, 2013

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    Help - Can I die? Can I leave this hellhole?
    treegurl94 treegurl94 16-17, F 3 Responses Nov 4, 2013

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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...
    ThatOtherGuy16 ThatOtherGuy16 16-17, M 3 Responses Mar 24

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    Where Is My Sunny Day? - Everyday I awake in tears. I dress with tears. I drive to work with tears. I type and work with tears. I encourage. I lead. I parent . With tears. Tears of...
    MyAngelTy MyAngelTy 36-40, F 1 Response Aug 15, 2013

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    I'm angry at myself and I hate myself. And I am feeling totally lost. Have felt it all my life. I'm too afraid of living and too afraid of dying (by suicide). I'm stuck and...
    akinhead akinhead 46-50, M 3 Responses Mar 31

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    Help - Help,I'm lost,Can't find my way,Please,Somebody,Give me a map!
    lazycrazybasket lazycrazybasket 46-50, M 1 Response Sep 28, 2011

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    Don't get me wrong - I've had a beautiful life so far. I have a boyfriend who loves me for me but sometimes I guess I don't know what he sees in me. We have a beautiful house and...
    Underduck Underduck 31-35, F Apr 2

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    I can't help but feel the all-to-calm vibration of a solitude I'm no longer capable of enjoying. Contact with the outside seems unattainable, and so I brood. All the while slipping...
    s0undgarden s0undgarden 16-17, M 3 hrs ago

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    Tomorow is my birthday. But now I'm feeling. Y I was born. What a ******* life??
    harry8199 harry8199 18-21, M 4 Responses Mar 31

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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...
    AbbyNormal AbbyNormal 31-35, F 5 Responses Jun 29, 2007

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