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I Am Lost In Life

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    Not sure where to from here.

    I'm at the end of my marriage of 15 years. All at the same time i lost my brother a year ago. I feel so so lost. I've been dating for 6 months but not sure if this is the relationship. She seem like an Angel, however I'm finding myself not wanting to give account to her after...
    Stonecold1 Stonecold1 36-40, M Jun 20

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    So I've been thinking and.

    .... Why do u finally get things going your way and then life throws something terrible at you and it brings u totally down and u feel like crawling up in a little ball and crying but of course u don't u just go on with life pretending everything's perfectly fine when it really...
    twalie12 twalie12 16-17, F 2 Responses Aug 2

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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 18-21, M 2 Responses Mar 24, 2014

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    sitting here alllll night doing nothing,

    hating the world for discarding me
    lizdipity lizdipity 31-35, F 2 Responses Aug 21

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    Sometimes you only want one person

    who cares for you but that's never gonna happen
    tiya78 tiya78 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 22

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    Nobody said it's going to be easy.

    But there are times when I can't take it anymore&feel like giving up. I have given everything,only to be frustrated time after time.
    dreamydoc dreamydoc 22-25, M 3 Responses 12 hrs ago

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    s0undgarden s0undgarden 16-17, M Aug 17

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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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    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'm 21 years old, currently doing a summer

    internship, but this is the only thing I can actually put on my resume! I'm going into my senior year in college, and I have absolutely no idea what I'm doing with my life afterwards (Whether another internship, work, possibly move somewhere)? I've never had any idea of what I...
    PsychoDreamer PsychoDreamer 18-21, M 1 Response Jul 12

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    I moved to Montana almost a year ago to escape

    the horrific clutches of my past. It was all going fine until December, I had to quit my job as an Assistant Manager for an engraving company. My lady boss at the time had hired an employee to stalk me! From what he told me, she felt threatened and thought I was preparing to...
    Discordiah Discordiah 18-21, F 3 Responses Aug 15

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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 10 Responses Aug 18, 2013

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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 19 Responses Jul 24, 2006

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    disneyprincess626 disneyprincess626 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 3

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    so many people in the world feeling the same way

    as me so theres no point in expressing my sorrow cuz nothings gonna happen might aswell relate to all the people around me when you know theres no one really out there for you your just living alone in this vast majority of the world, no matter who you are you will always be...
    nimra1296 nimra1296 18-21, F Aug 20

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    s0undgarden s0undgarden 16-17, M Aug 17

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

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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 3 Responses Dec 17, 2014

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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 feel like a complete failure

    and I feel that I will fail at whatever I try. I cannot find my purpose in life. I feel like I do not have one. I think about just ending it. I feel that I am a waste of space anyhow.
    sydster sydster 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 14

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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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    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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    What if this isn't real,

    what if none of this is real, what if we're just day dreaming. I often ask myself "what is life" And none of us (yes, none) will ever know the answer, ever. And a lot of times, people don't know what I'm ACTUALLY asking, they always answer with "Life is about living, and...
    Bflyboo14 Bflyboo14 13-15, F 3 Responses Jul 1

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    I am a 47 year old woman,

    who fell in love with a 19 years younger guy, well I lied about my age, and he does't know about it. He thinks I am 35..... Also I only see him online so we haven't met yet and nothing has happened. But our love actually progressed over one year and now he is asking me to go...
    nubone67 nubone67 31-35 3 Responses Aug 10

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    Unsure about anything.

    . Always in my own head, remembering things I just don't want to, and feeling like everything is forced.. I miss the days of being carefree and innocent. These days everything has to be a battle
    LilVixen17 LilVixen17 16-17, F 4 Responses Jul 11

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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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    what's on my mind right now.

    . I don't fit in no matter what, this sounds different but.. when I see people/humans I don't understand, it's like I'm looking at another lifeform, as their looking back at me I get lost. Who are you is what I usually think or what are you, .. what am I. I fake a smile to people...
    MsXXV MsXXV 16-17, F Jul 16

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    I gaze upon the verdant fields

    that mark my life, Lush hues to most...but gray to me. The shadows long begin to creep, Darkening my trail...blotting me. My compass failed, my heart is lost, I shiver against the chill tonight, I see the smiles of the ones I love, Who are blind to me...and my fight. My mind...
    texaspilot texaspilot 46-50, M 1 Response Jun 4

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    Maybe the journey isn't

    so much about becoming anything, maybe it's about unbecoming everything that isn't you, so you can be who you were meant to be in the first place.
    Bflyboo14 Bflyboo14 13-15, F 4 Responses Jun 21

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    Heart this if you're the type of person

    who never knows what going on
    shymic shymic 18-21, F 2 Responses May 5

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    Though I may be directionless like many other

    people challenge yourself to confront your demons and to be honest with yourself. Only then can you give yourself a fighting chance at living again. Not a guarantee at living but a chance.
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jun 29

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    thought that you were right

    for me, but felt so lonely in your company.
    XxSxarletxX XxSxarletxX 16-17, F Jun 24

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    I love my family, I really really do

    and they are my only reason of wanting to be on earth. Recently my father has been talking to his old "friend" and and she have been talking for a while now, my sister took a photo of there conversation (I should add that he is still married) basically saying they love each...
    ashlynn1014 ashlynn1014 16-17, F 1 Response May 15, 2014

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    Am I being serious? What am I suppose to do

    here? Who I am? #verypoorme
    Arya098 Arya098 22-25, F 3 Responses Jun 19

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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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    I always thought I was on path in life; aims,

    goals to be a doctor and be successful. I didn't have much friends in highschool because the society is really boring and crappy, so I decided I'll just work hard, get great grades, go into great uni, have a great life and be a doctor. Now... things are turning a little weird...
    uniqueresonance uniqueresonance 18-21, F 4 Responses Aug 20

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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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    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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    adekue adekue 18-21, F Jul 12

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    I kind of like it this way.

    Aimless. Each year not planned and completely surprising. This year does not resemble last and the last didn't resemble the year before. I don't see myself changing, but perhaps it's time to start having some long term goals.
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jul 17

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    I'm under pressure cause I can't have you the

    way I want, let's just go back to the way it was-
    Fvcklifexx Fvcklifexx 18-21 1 Response Jul 8

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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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    its been two years since you passed

    and i still dont know how to feel.I lost my soulmate.my life has just stoped and fallen away.liveing in dought and sorrow.wishing you were here to hold me,and for you to say that you love me!I miss you SARRA! LOVE KEVIN!
    dad2one dad2one 41-45 1 Response Jul 12

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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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