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I Am Lost In My Life

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    I am having a really flat year.

    Hard to get motivated and keep stressing myself out and want to move forward with my life but I feel I'm stagnant and depressed. I have a great family! Mum, Dad and 4 siblings who are my strength but I don't get to physically see them much.
    Proactivity Proactivity 26-30, M 1 Response Jun 15

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    So I realized about a few years ago,

    I was in this mood I couldn't get out of. Every now and then I could have a really good day but those are like once a month. After a long while of dealing with these empty days a few people I talk to occasionally, asked if I was feeling depressed. I've been to a psychiatrist...
    Sakurokumaru Sakurokumaru 22-25, M Jun 15

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    Someone please help me.

    I'm lost in all my words. Please please please I'm begging someone.
    RestInPeaceSister RestInPeaceSister 13-15, F Jun 24

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    Stuck In A Rut

    Hello, Where do I start? Well....I suppose it is just like the title says. I am in my mid-20's and except for a relationship I have accomplished nothing that I have set out too. I have no education with the exception of a two-year degree which gave me nothing except a student...
    janeaustenfan janeaustenfan 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 19, 2012

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    I bet no one will read my lifetime story till

    the end. Life isn't meant for me either. My twin sister died when she got hit by a bus, my daddy died last year on Christmas Day, great grandparents this year, I was raped and molestered not to long ago. I cut, take pills, and attempted suicide FOUR times but it never helped...
    RestInPeaceSister RestInPeaceSister 13-15, F 2 Responses Sep 30

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    Feeling so stupid and useless.. I can't do any Kind of Job because i am To anxious.. I Feel worthless and can' t Even sell Shoes or Something like that.. I Don' t know how i could...
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    i feel like im done with life. theres oneone that can understand me
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    My mom's BFF's husband died this morning. He has been struggling with cancer for about a year but things seemed to be going well. He was always the strong part of their marriage...
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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...
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    I feel that my father is a coward and an insecure, passive aggressive, manipulative and (can be) violent person. Although he mostly raised me when I was growing up (my mother was...
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    In hindsight, I could have done many things differently. In reality this is what became of my life... I was born in the 70's and am a middle child. I have an older brother and...
    mamabutterfly mamabutterfly 36-40, F 2 days ago

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    In hindsight, I could have done many things differently. In reality this is what became of my life... I was born in the 70's and am a middle child. I have an older brother and...
    mamabutterfly mamabutterfly 36-40, F 2 days ago

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    So here's me roughly 10 years ago. Artist, musician, technician, teacher, touring with my band part time, working on some kids books and short movie scripts. Owned my own business...
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    Im ready to pay ANYTHING to be back to this date : 15-08-2012 That was a big turn in my life, and friends life, A huge queue of tanks and cannons was going through my city, the...
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    I'm very lost and don't know what to do next. I feel so bored of life that a lot of times I wonder if death would be better you know. I don't know what to do in order to keep my...
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    I thought I had found love when I was in high school. For three years I dated a girl who I was so in love with I was sure we were to get married. I know everyone we knew was...
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    What I am about to share with you is everything I've lived, loved and lost. It's the good, the bad, and the ugly. I've lived most of my life in constant confusion, trying to...
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    I feel so stressed out I can almost cry. I feel like I'm stuck and like I'm not going to go anywhere in life. I don't know what to do and I feel like crap. I have a million things...
    Rainatmidnight97 Rainatmidnight97 16-17, F 3 Responses Sep 26

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    I wrote the original 'I Am Wasting My Life Away. I will on turn 49, so it's been 4 years. Am I coming back to say so"Hey life has gotten better" or "I've learned to live life on...
    PogoStick99 PogoStick99 46-50, F 1 Response Oct 9

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    There is beauty in all, and there is the ugly. Neither exist in solitary corners. Neither can survive without the other. There is balance in all thing, and we seek equilibrium...
    WingsofTime WingsofTime 22-25, F Oct 11

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    im 21 years old recently lost job and looking for a new minimum wage job. I feel so lost in life i have no friends bf car nothing. My sisters are 20 and 17 and both have jobs bfs...
    Tristechica22 Tristechica22 18-21, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    I have compassion for "The Lost Souls. For The Lost Souls, who have lost their ways in life.Consumed & tried to escaped their darkness inside. We need compassion & helped them out...
    DiscoNight1970s DiscoNight1970s 46-50, F Sep 23

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    I lost a part of me when someone very important to me left. I was too dependent on him and didn't think anything bad would happen. If I were to say I lost a part of me a year ago...
    wedgieshurtalot wedgieshurtalot 16-17, F 1 Response Sep 25

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    My dad was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer in 2009. At the time, I was 12 years old in grade 7. I had no idea what was going on until 2-3 months later. My dad was loosing a lot of...
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    If you have read my other story that I posted in this experience, you would know I lost a lot of important people throughout my life, people who I love dearly, I posted that story...
    Secret179688 Secret179688 18-21 Oct 10

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    hi.. i am not sure what i am looking for or why i even came here but i guess i am just wanting to let all this out and maybe then i can start feeling better. i am 23 and my son...
    hayhan0891 hayhan0891 22-25, F 6 days ago

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    I lost the love of my life on 10/10/14. I feel very lonely and sad. I wish i got to see him that Friday. I wish I could see his beautiful smile an touch and hold him in my arms. I...
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    October 21. Financial Responsibility. "When I began recovery from chemical dependency, I had to face my money mess stone cold sober, and I really had a mess," said one woman. "I...
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    I am honestly loving life right now. My birthday is in two days and something special has been planned for me, last exam for this degree in under two weeks, my ankle is healing to...
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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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    I just get so caught up in my thoughts that I miss what's going on around me, and now I have no idea what I want to do with my life. I have two really good friends that mean the...
    Nineismyname Nineismyname 18-21, F Oct 2

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    its at night when usually everything just hits you. your past comes to mind and memories come alive. on this earth I have only been in love once. and I lost it. I don't know how...
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    When Hannah died, I felt my world shake. Hannah came up to me in second grade, handed me an apple slice, and asked to be my friend. I never thought how much that one moment would...
    Lostneedsfound Lostneedsfound 22-25, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    I want to either hide or run away. I can do neither. When will this perpetual state of mind leave me? When will I find where I belong? How? Why do I feel so weird in everything...
    lovelywarpedlemon lovelywarpedlemon 18-21, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    few years back then, my granny past away peacefully. i missed her so much. she was the best granny EVER and she's just like a friend to me. I'm closer to her thn my mum and she was...
    llamaxxi llamaxxi 13-15, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Sometimes I feel lost. I do not know why half the time. Maybe it's because I have overwhelmed myself with burdens that when I realize certain aspects of my life that it throws me...
    MiZShortiiE MiZShortiiE 18-21, F Oct 1

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