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I Am Lost In Life

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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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    and Im feeling as if I shouldn't be around

    anymore. at least around people. im pretty sure im just dead weight for them.
    ambiguoushearts ambiguoushearts 18-21, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    These past couple of weeks have been

    so tough and sometimes I feel I have no one to talk to. My grandad had recently been rushed into hospital due to a stroke, me and my partner are on a break, I'm thinking of dropping college. I'm on the verge of a breakdown and I have my reasons why I keep my emotions bottled up...
    rhiannperry rhiannperry 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 20

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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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    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 4 Responses Jul 3, 2014

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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 21-25, F 4 Responses Aug 3, 2006

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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 was a beautiful person, who showed me an opportunity to invest my time in, in the dream, I felt love.. A feeling of wanting the...
    WarzJack WarzJack 22-25, M 1 Response Feb 14

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    Everybody hurts sometimes,

    mine seems to be all the time
    chair5 chair5 41-45, M 2 Responses Dec 19, 2014

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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 I don’t even notice the tears starts flowing. I tried to make it go away, but still misery finds a way. There’s...
    warriortears warriortears 22-25 6 Responses Jul 6, 2013

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    I'm so lost in my life,

    I don't even know the difference between good and bad and I feel like I'm only here to make everything bad like I bring bad luck that's where I'm lost. I don't know who I am or what am I supposed to do and I all I earn from that is screaming and arguing and crying. I don't know...
    stephanie678 stephanie678 13-15, F 2 Responses Feb 24

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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 21-25, F 18 Responses Jul 24, 2006

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    I'm making a big move in a ver short time.

    I'm SCARED!!!! I don't know what's going to happen or how I'm going to do it, I just know that I never fail myself when I need me to come thru. I pray one day I look back a laugh at all of the worries I once had.
    Danlor9991 Danlor9991 22-25, M 1 Response Feb 9

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    lost and cannot be found fallen

    and hit the ground broken and cheated all hope is defeated stepping into the abyss never to escape this lost and cannot be found to this hell forever bound
    RegicideJester RegicideJester 22-25, M 1 Response May 8, 2014

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

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    Theres a crack in the clock,

    a crack in time Crack in my heart and cracks in my mind Take me back to when it all started So I can stop being broken hearted. Suspended in air, almost floating But continously falling all the while Moments are seen in reverse As my memories just compile. Rising up...
    Mrunderstood Mrunderstood 26-30, M 6 days ago

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    What is love? People say love is given not

    taken Love is putting him first before you Love is doing anything to keep that someone happy Love is trust Love for me cannot be defined but only felt. We all been through experience where we loved that someone special who doesnt love you back and it really hurts. I spend...
    jiajee jiajee 18-21 5 Responses Jan 18

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    Well, Here I am. Read a few posts

    and decided, "What the hell, maybe writing it down will make it feel better." So far, I was wrong, but I'll continue anyway. Like other posts, I'll start with the situation. I am a 29 year old male with no job. I recently dropped out of grad school, because I decided that...
    lennal lennal 26-30, M 3 Responses Jan 10

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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 us or we lost many things in our life. So, i will say we need to know what's the reason why we can't get something, or why we lost...
    jimyboy22 jimyboy22 22-25, M a week ago

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    I cower at the mere thought of having to face

    reality! A year ago I got a DUI and have to pay an insane amount every month while living on my own at 23 years old. I've notice I pushed my friends and family away from me in fear they would see how broken and confused I am. I try to get out or connect to my coworkers...
    Danlor9991 Danlor9991 22-25, M 1 Response Feb 5

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    Everday is the same. It doesn't really change.

    wake up. school. read. read. read. Eat. sleep. read read. shower. sleep. repeat. sure the book changes and I don't go to school on the weekend, but there really isn't anything I can do.
    ShhhAnon ShhhAnon 16-17, F 1 Response Jan 29

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    Okay so I'm 19 years old

    and a female and I want to be adopted into a loving home since a young age I was placed in a care made un wanted I've been up for adoption twice which both failed I'm just a normally human living independtly and wants to be loved and cared about this was me as a baby 😊
    daisydoo567 daisydoo567 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 17, 2014

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    I have nothing to live for,

    so I'm just waiting death.
    HeterosexualTransexual HeterosexualTransexual 18-21, T 3 Responses 3 days ago

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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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    Everyone seems to know

    who they are. They seem to have figured it out. Everyone seems to be a somebody. But I feel like a nobody. I'm so lost and confused it hurts me. Even my best friend seems tired of me. I'm so lost
    Ginger1313 Ginger1313 13-15, F 1 Response Feb 7

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    fathom77 fathom77 26-30, F 8 Responses Nov 19, 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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    Everybody around me are happy

    and there life are so settled. But why not me. Why cnt my life be settled and happy. I feel so irritated and alone. No one is there with me. No friends. No one. I feel so lost. I know life is always greener on the other side. But if they have issues they have friends. Or else...
    Life26 Life26 26-30, F 4 Responses Feb 15

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    Literally so lost that I don't know what I want

    to do. Like their is so much I want to do that I don't want to do anything at all. It's so weird. I guess I'm not making any sense but whatever "/
    t3rriv t3rriv 16-17, F 1 Response Jan 31

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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 11 hrs ago

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    All days are miserables.

    .. But yet we have to still on here, right?
    urius urius 26-30 4 Responses Jan 15

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    Sometimes I feel like killing someone,

    I've been told multiple times I'm worthless, nothing, just another body taking up space in this world. I've been pushed. Beat. One time I was at a restaurant with a friend and she punched me and made it look like I was in the wrong, that moment I realized people were wicked...
    Bflyboo14 Bflyboo14 13-15, F 5 Responses Dec 1, 2014

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    I wonder if the reason I feel

    so depressed and disappointed is because deep down I believe that I am special.
    retrolegacy retrolegacy 18-21, M Jan 30

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    I've found myself in search of Avalon

    and retreat. I've fallen over things to say and do, my incompetence has me in a lock. I think I'll resign to sitting under this aged and wise oak tree, which by the way is located in the far recesses of the more fragmented area in my head. The sun hangs low and bathes in rays...
    s0undgarden s0undgarden 16-17, M 1 Response Jan 9

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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 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    im lost i don't no where to go i have a grate

    job lots of friends but i just feel like theres something missing
    akadan95 akadan95 18-21, M 3 days ago

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    I hate working I quit everything my work ethic

    sucks I'm an egotistical hypocritical Doushe bag that doesn't know what he wants to do in his life. I'm headed nowhere I'm self destructive and lazy. I'll never amount to anything in this poisonous society. All I want to do is play video games travel the world and make a family...
    Kloud99 Kloud99 18-21, M 1 Response Jan 12

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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 1 day ago

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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 getting what we expected. Think about it: Lost Love: You never lose love.  You simply lose possession of that person...
    HeWhoPleasures HeWhoPleasures 41-45, M 31 Responses Oct 19, 2008

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    when u realise u cant get home.

    .....physically and mentally. .....thats when **** is going down.......I wander these streets......5% battery......drove till my tank is empty.......my car's and my soul amd I have no idea where I am.....the bottle is a reflection of what u turned me into.......I am to much of a...
    huckleberrybunches huckleberrybunches 36-40, M Feb 15

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    I Hate My Life... Sometimes I wish I could just

    lay in bed and not get up. Let myself wither to the point someone cares enough for me and comes and saves me, to show me affection and nurture me. I crave so much love. I'm upset with the world I live in because I came to suffer. The world has so much to offer, and it seems I...
    solomon3020 solomon3020 18-21, M 20 Responses Jun 5, 2014

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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 4 Responses Jul 24, 2014

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    What is life? Is life just a fault in The

    organization of matter? Is our consciousness just a mistake? Purely a illusion with no purpose at all? In my mind is The only place where i am truly free and i think to my deepest insurrections, but from what i perceive from people, i think they are kind of blind, with a limited...
    DiegoSMarinho DiegoSMarinho 16-17, M 2 Responses Feb 23

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    how can we love ourself

    when we don't know who we are?
    cascadesky cascadesky 18-21, F 5 Responses Sep 4, 2014

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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 3 Responses Nov 29, 2014

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    Why is it that I strive to make everyone around

    me happy, yet nothing ever seems enough? My husband is my rock and will do anything for me yet he's the one I treat like ****? I love him dearly but I just seem to take outta angst on him. The more angst I give him the more lovable he is towards me? I guess it's some kind of...
    FBIcoitus FBIcoitus 31-35, F 9 Responses Nov 21, 2014

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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 1 Response Jun 21, 2007

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